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Adolf Anderssen vs Karl Pitschel
NSB-03.Kongress (1872), Altona GER, rd 5, Jul-27
French Defense: Classical Variation. Richter Attack (C13)  ·  1-0



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Dec-10-04  mjk: Nice ♘♘ sacrifice (found with the Sacrifice Explorer)
Dec-10-04  Lawrence: Problem for Black is that if he takes that first Knight sacrifice (23.....gxh5) he's lost, and if he doesn't take it, he's loster. Junior 8
Jan-04-05  aw1988: Loster?
Jan-04-05  Lawrence: Well, I liked it.
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  tpstar: Well, I liked it even morer. Sir Lawrence being that much cleverer and smarterer makes his material wittierer and funnierer. Er ...
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  ketchuplover: This sacrifice explorer is groovy :)
Jan-14-05  patzer2: Great feature. In this case 23. Nh5+! is a pseudo-sacrifice leading to a winning "discovered attack" to win the Black Queen.
Jan-25-10  heuristic: mo' better moves :
22...cxd4 23.Qxd4 Bc8 24.Qxd5 Qxd5
Mar-12-15  zanzibar: This game is from Altona 1872, the 3rd Northern German Chess Federation Congress.

A very nice finish by Anderssen.

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