Benhard Horvitz vs. Howard Staunton

The endgame between the German Bernhard Horvitz and the English chess player Howard StauntonLondon 1846.

Black moves and wins the game in 3.

Roll over to see the solution: 1... g6+ 2. hxg6 hxg6+ 3. Kf6 Nd7#

FEN: 6k1/ppp2ppp/8/2n2K1P/2P2P1P/2Bpr3/PP4r1/4RR2 b - - 0 1

About the players

Bernhard HorwitzBernhard Horvitz (1807-1885) is known as a German chess master and chess writer belonging to "The Pleiades". Generally he wrote about chess endgames in collaboration with Joseph Kling.

2 articles on Bernhard Horwitz


Howard StauntonHoward Staunton (1810-1874) English chess master, considered the strongest player between 1843 and 1851. As a chess promoter he imposed the Nathaniel's design for the chess pieces, known even today as Staunton pieces.


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    Várhelyi Péter at

    g6+-h5xg6, h7xg6+-Kf6, Knd7++

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