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Max Weiss vs Johannes Zukertort
Vienna (1882), Vienna AUH, rd 14, May-26
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical Variation (C49)  ·  1-0



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  OhioChessFan: Odd that Black didn't play 49...Bxh2 Why exactly did he play Be5 if that wasn't going to be his followup?
Mar-18-11  wordfunph: good point <OCF>, after 49...Kg6 Zukertort is losing..

Max Weiss - Johannes Zukertort

after 49.Kf2

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49...Bxh2 50.g3 h4 51.gxh4 Kg6 and black is still ok..

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  OhioChessFan: I don't know the history of time controls, but in 1882 maybe it was at 50 moves?
Mar-18-11  wordfunph: <OCF> yes 50 moves i believe, that may be the reason for Zuk's Kg6 slip..

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