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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Thomas Barnes
B.C.A. Grand Tourney (1862), London ENG, rd 5, Jul-01
Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40)  ·  1-0



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Jan-06-04  InspiredByMorphy: One of my favorite Steinitz games yet!
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  Marius: why not 30. ...Bxe6 ?
Jul-25-04  crafty: 30...♗xe6 31. ♕xe6+ ♔c7 32. ♕b6+ ♔d7 33. ♕b7+ ♔e8 34. ♕xa8+   (eval 10.95; depth 12 ply; 150M nodes)
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  chancho: Barnes beat Morphy a few times.
Apr-02-16  geno3396: Nb6 :O
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  Telemus: Löwenthal (p 58) gives <32.. Kt. to B's 3rd.>, i.e. 32.. ♘c6 instead of 32.. ♗c6.

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