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Johannes Zukertort vs Wilhelm Steinitz
Vienna (1882), Vienna AUH, rd 21, Jun-05
Three Knights Opening: Steinitz Defense (C46)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Nov-28-14  Knight13: I'd risk 13... c6. I really don't like the potential pressure on f7, and I'm not Steinitz. But before that all of that, I prefer 11... c6 instead of 11... Nf4.
Apr-13-16  zanzibar: After White's 36th move Steinitz proposed the draw, and Zukertort, despite being slightly better, accepted.

According to Lehner.

Feb-26-19  Straclonoor: Surprisely that Steinitz, who was not only strategist, but tactician as well, missed 34....h5! with creating mating net around white king.

Analysis by Stockfish 091218 64 POPCNT:

-+ (-9.09): 34...h5 35.Kh4 Kg7 36.Rcc7 Kh6 37.g4 Rh2+ 38.Kg3 Rbg2+ 39.Kf3 hxg4+ 40.Ke4 Rd2 41.Ke5 g3 42.Kf6 Rhf2 43.Re3 Rxf4+ 44.Ke7 g2 45.Rg3 Rxa4 46.Kf8 Ra3 47.Rg4 Rf3 48.Rc5 f5 49.Rxg2 Rxg2 50.Rxa5 Rb2 51.Kf7 Rb7+ 52.Kf6 Rb6+ 53.Ke5 g5 54.Ra8 Kg7 55.Ra2 g4 56.Rg2 Rg6 57.Ra2 Kf7 58.Kd4 f4 59.Ra7+ Kf6

Oct-06-19  SymphonicKnight: Fascinating hand to hand battle.
Oct-06-19  Carrots and Pizza: White seemed to fight back and even it up after coming out of the opening a somewhat awkward position. This was a great match.

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