Wilhem Steinitz vs. David Sands

Wilhelm Steinitz vs. David Sands, New York, 1887.

White to move and wins in 2.

FEN: r4br1/3b1kpp/1q1P4/1pp1RP1N/p7/6Q1/PPB3PP/2KR4 w - - 0 1

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1.Qg6+ hxg6 2.fxg6#

About the players

Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz 1836-1900) was a Jewish Austrian-American, born in Prague, chess master and World Chess Champion as well as chess writer. His writings were controversial at the time, but time proved him right.

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  1. VK at

    Qg3-g6 h7xg6
    f5xg6

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