Daily chess tactics #66 – Solution

Daily chess tactics #66 :

Fine – Becker, Zandvoort, 1936

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Solution:

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Daily chess tactics #66

Daily chess tactics #66 :

Fine – Becker, Zandvoort, 1936

WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN

Daily chess tactics #65 – Solution

Daily chess tactics #65 :

Steinitz – Chigorin, 1892

WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN

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Daily chess tactics #65

Daily chess tactics #65 :

Steinitz – Chigorin, 1892

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Best games of Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz – the first World Champion

The year 1886 is a year of colossal importance in the history of chess.

On January 11th, the first official match for the title of the World Champion between Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort took place.

Although many notable matches took place in the preceding years, this match was the first in which the official “World Champion” term was used.

By winning the match with the 10 – 5 score, the 50-year-old Steinitz became the first World Champion in the chess history.

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