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Wilhelm Steinitz vs G Generes
Simul (1883) (exhibition), New Orleans, LA USA, Jan-02
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57)  ·  1-0



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Apr-13-14  Whitehat1963: What's the best response to 13. Bxe7, or is it a forced mate from there?
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: From a pragmatic, as opposed to theoretical, perspective, 5...Nxd5 was virtually the losing move. Even in a simul, no amateur should ever let a player like Steinitz play the Fried Liver Attack.
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  Joshka: Is this the year Paul finally met Wilhelm, and they just spoke briefly, but not about chess???
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  Joshka: Anyone have any info on where this simul was held? Near the French Quarter maybe??
Sep-21-16  jnpope: Played January 2nd, 1883, at the Chess Club on Common St., which I believe is barely outside of the French Quarter boundary.
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  FSR: <An Englishman: . . . Even in a simul, no amateur should ever let a player like Steinitz play the Fried Liver Attack.>

Black was in a Generes mood.

Jul-19-19  myhilarioususername: Black had a chance to save the game after 10.Bg5 the computer says 10.... h6 is pretty much equal.
Apr-01-20  gambitfan: 1) +5.43 (17 ply) 12.♗xd5+ ♘xd5 13.♖fe1 ♕xd4 14.♖ad1 ♕xd1 15.♕xd1 ♘xc3 16.bxc3 h6 17.♕h5 hxg5 18.♕xh8 ♔f7 19.♖xe5 ♗d7 20.♖xg5 ♖e8 21.♔f1 ♗e6 22.♕h5+ ♔e7 23.♔g1 ♖d8 24.♖g6 ♗xa2 25.♕g5+ ♔e8

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