Benhard Horvitz vs. Howard Staunton
The endgame between the German Bernhard Horvitz and the English chess player Howard Staunton, London 1846.
Black moves and wins the game in 3.
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1... g6+ 2. hxg6 hxg6+ 3. Kf6 Nd7#
6k1/ppp2ppp/8/2n2K1P/2P2P1P/2Bpr3/PP4r1/4RR2 b - - 0 1
About the playersBernhard Horvitz (1807-1885) is known as a German chess master and chess writer belonging to "The Pleiades". He wrote about chess endgames in collaboration with Joseph Kling.
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Howard Staunton (1810-1874) was an English chess master and was considered the strongest player between 1843 and 1851. As a chess promoter, he imposed Nathaniel's design for chess pieces, known today as Staunton pieces.
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g6+-h5xg6, h7xg6+-Kf6, Knd7++
Amazing mate net
1… g6+ 2. hxg6 hxg6+ 3. Kf6 Nd7#
Endgames are that gives the most practice on the power of your pieces.