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After a brief interlude with a composed problem, we will now return to our survey of classical attacks of yesteryear. In this game, the great Steinitz takes it on the chin from Rosenthal at London 1883.

1... Rxg3+ 2. hxg3 (2. Kf2 Qxh2+ 3. Ke3 f2+ 4. Kf4 (4. Ke2 fxe1=Q+ 5.Kxe1 Rg1#) 4... Qh4+ 5. Ke5 Qf6#) 2... f2+ 3. Kxf2 Qg2+ 4. Ke3 Qf3#


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