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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Johannes Zukertort
Steinitz - Zukertort World Championship Match (1886), New Orleans, LA USA, rd 18, Mar-22
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  1-0



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Mar-11-06  Knight13: Demonstrates the power of two bishops.
Dec-01-06  Gouki: for the entire game from move 7, zukertort's dark squared bishop remained out of the game and thereby one could say that Steintz played from move 7 with a piece up!

Apr-14-07  Whack8888: Once again, Zukertort trades off his good light squared bishop for an advanced Knight--I think 21...Bf8 followed perhaps by Ne8 would be better for Black. Then the dark squared bishop can get into play
Jan-27-08  HNP: If 21..Bf8 then 22. a4! (if immediately 22.Bd2 then 22...b5! creates counterplay) ties up black's whole position. E.g. 22...Ne8 23.Bd2 b6 24. Bc3 and White is winning (24...Bd6 25.Rxe5!).
May-26-11  thegoodanarchist: After move 40 Black must lose a piece to avoid mate
Dec-03-17  storminnorman2010: This is the latest of all the games I have seen on this site that there was a castling move.
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If <36...gxf5> then 37. Qxf5 Qxf5 38. exf5 Nd4 39. Bxd4 exd4 40. f6 Bf8 41. g6 Rc7 42. Rf5 Rd7

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43. Ba2 d3 44. Rg5 Bh6 45. gxf7+ Kh7 46. Be6, and if <46..d2> 47. Bf5+ Kh8 48. Rg8 mate

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