Johannes Zukertort vs. Adolf Anderssen

This puzzle illustrate the end game between Johannes Zukertort vs. Adolf Anderssen, Breslau 1865.

Johannes Zukertort with white, moved and  won the game in 2.

Roll over to see the solution: 1. Qd8+ Bxd8 2. Re8#

FEN: r1b2k1r/ppp1bppp/8/1B1Q4/5q2/2P5/PPP2PPP/R3R1K1 w - - 1 0

About the players

Adolf AnderssenKarl Ernst Adolf Anderssen (1818-1879), German chess master. Is considered as leading the world of chess between 1850 and 1860. An important figure in the development of chess problems.

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Johannes ZukertortJohannes Zukertort (1824-1888) German-Polish chess master. He has a wide range of achievements as a soldier, musician, linguist and political activist.

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