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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Reyne
Simul, 32b (1896) (exhibition), Haarlem NED, May-08
Bishop's Opening: MacDonnell Gambit. MacDonnell Double Gambit (C23)  ·  1-0



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  GrahamClayton: Interesting opening which changes from a Bishop's Gambit to a Kings Gambit Accepted.
Mar-31-16  schnarre: ...Don't see the McDonnell Double-Gambit very often these days.
Mar-31-16  RookFile: Not using a computer, but 22...Ne5 might have been a mistake. The knight is doing good work on f7. I think black should have activated his queen's rook.
Apr-01-16  schnarre: ...<RookFile> I'd have to agree!
Aug-06-19  sneaky pete: Black could have played 19... Qxe6

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It seems to me that white is simply an exchange down.

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  fredthebear: <sneaky pete> FTB came to the same conclusion. Black captured the wrong way. The White queen does not have a safe zwischenzug to get out of her pickle.

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