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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Henry Bird
London (1870)
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51)  ·  1-0

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Oct-08-06  Knight13: All White's pieces active. All Black's pieces doing nothing. What's the punishment? I guess you already know.

Good game!

Feb-01-19  fkohn: 25...c4 looks better but it's still mate: 25... c4 26. ♗e2+ ♔h4 27. ♖f3 ♗xe3+ 28. ♖xe3 ♖xf4 29. ♖h3+ ♔g5 30. ♖h5#
Feb-02-19
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  NM JRousselle: This is a typical game of this period. Players lacked the technical skill to convert material advantage when possessing a time/space disadvantage. This explains why gambits were so common. Black was better at move 17 and began to go astray.

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