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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 97 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RXR (ch) R— B sq (ch) Kt—Q5 3. White. I. P-Q4 2. P-QB4 3. P-K3 4. BXP 5. PXP 6. Kt-KB3 7. Ca:,tles 8. P-KR3 9. Kt-QB3 The game is about equal, though position. The following is a selection of noteworthy games played by great masters:- KING'S BISHOP'S GAMBIT. White. Black. Anderssen. Kieseritzki. P -K4 I. P-KB4 2. PXP 3. B -B4 3. 4• K-B sq 4. P-QKt4h) 5• B X KtP 5. Kt-KB3 6. Kt-KB3 6. Q R 7. P -Q3 Kt -R4 8. Kt-R4 8. Q-Kt4 9. Kt -B5 9. P-QB3 I O. P-KKt4 Io. Kt -B3 I r. R -Kt sq I r. PXB 12. P-KR4 I2. Q - Kt3 13. P -R5 13. Q-Kt4 14. Q B3 14. Kt -Kt sq 15. BXP 15. Q-B3 16. -B3 16. B-B4 17. Kt-Q5 17. QXKtP 18. B-Q6 18. QXR (ch) 19. K-K2 19. BXR 20. P-K5 20. Kt-QR3 White mates in three moves. PHILIDOR'S DEFENCE. White. Black. Barnes. Morphy. 1. P-K4 1. P-K4 2. Kt -KB3 2. P-Q3 3. P-Q4 3. P-KB4 4• PXKP 4• BPXP 5. Kt - Kt5 5• P-Q4 6. P -K6 6. B-QB4 7- Kt -B7 7. Q- U3 S. B-K3 8. P-Q5 9. B-KKt5 9. 10. Kt X R 10. QXB4 I I. B-B4 I I. Kt-QB3 12. Kt -B7 12. QXP 13. R-B sq 13. Kt -B3 14. P-KB3 14. Kt - QKt5 15. Kt -QR3 15. BXP 16. BXB 16. (ch) 17. Q X Kt 17. P X-QQ6 18. Castles 18. BXKt 19. B - Kt3 19. P-Q7 (ch) 20. K-Kt sq 20. B-B4 2I. Kt-K5 2I. K-B sq 22. Kt-Q3 22. R-K sq 23. KtXB 23. QXR And White resigns. BISHOP'S GAMBIT. White. Black. White. Black. Charousek. Tchigorin. Charousek. Tchigorin. 1. P-K4 P-K4 13. QXP (ch) K-K2 2. P-KB4 PXP 14. KtXP Kt X Kt 3. B-B4 Kt-QB3 15. BXKt P - R3 4. P-Q4 Kt-B3 16. Kt-B3 B-B5 5. P-K5 P-Q4 17. P-K6 R-B sq 6. B-Kt3 B-Kt5 18. B-B7 PXP 7. Q-Q3 Kt-KR4 19. BXQ (ch) RXB 8. Kt-KR3 Kt-Kt5 20. Q-Kt7 (ch) R- 2 9. Q-QB3 Kt-R3 21. R-B7 (ch) KX 1o. Castles B -K7 22. QXR (ch) B -K2 11. B-R4 (ch) P-B3 23. R-K sq R-K sq 12. BXP (ch) PXB 24. P-QKt3 Resigns. This pretty game was played in the tie match for first prize at the Budapest tournament, 1896. VI. 4QUEEN'S GAMBIT DECLINED. White. Black. White. Black. Dr E. Lasker. W. Steinitz. Dr E. Lasker. W. Steinitz. 1. P-Q P-Q4 21. Kt-B3 B 4 22. QXP Kt X (ch ) 3. Kt QB3 -KB3 23. PXKt R-Kt sq Kt 4. B-B4 B-K2 24. QXP R-Kt3 5. P-K3 Castles 25. RXP P-B4 I3B26. -K124 B -R2 6. R-B sq 7. QPXP BXP 27. B-K4 Q -Q3 8. PXP PXP 28. P-B4 Q- 2 9• Kt-B3 Kt-B3 29. B-Kt2 lo. B-Q3 P-Q 30. Q -Q3 Kt-B4 II. PX KtXP 31. Kt -K4 B-K6 12. Castles B-KKt5 32. R-B3 13. Kt-QKt5 BXKt 33. KXR KtXP (ch) 14- P-B Kt-K3 34. K-R2 Kt X R (ch) 15. B-K5 Kt-R4 35. K - Kt2 Kt - R5 (ch) 16. K-R sq Q-Kt4 36. K-R2 Kt -B4 17. B-Kt3 R-Q sq 37. R-QKt sq P-R4 i8. Q-B2 Q-R3 38. R-Kt5 R-R sq 19. QR-Q sq R-B sq 39. P - R3 RXP 20. Q-Kt3 P-R3 Resigns. This game was played in the St Petersburg tournament, 1895, a fine specimen of Lasker's style. The final attack, beginning with 21. with Kt-Q5, furnishes a gem of an ending.
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