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". He wrote about chess endgames in collaboration with Joseph Kling.

2 articles on Bernhard Horwitz

Howard StauntonHoward 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.

2 Responses

  1. Várhelyi Péter
    Várhelyi Péter at

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

  2. Kchess
    Kchess at

    Amazing mate net

    1… g6+ 2. hxg6 hxg6+ 3. Kf6 Nd7#

    Endgames are that gives the most practice on the power of your pieces.

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