Saturday, August 20, 2011

Evergreen Game

This is the famous game played between Anderssen and Dufresne.

At the time of playing this game, Anderssen was considered to be the strongest player in the world. This game also has a brilliant Queen sacrifice, similar to the Immortal game.

White: Adolf Anderssen
Black: Jean Dufresne

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.O-O
d3 8.Qb3 Qf6 9.e5 Qg6 10.Re1 Nge7 11.Ba3 b5 12.Qxb5 Rb8 13.Qa4
Bb6 14.Nbd2 Bb7 15.Ne4 Qf5 16.Bxd3 Qh5 17.Nf6+ gxf6 18.exf6
Rg8 19.Rad1 Qxf3 20.Rxe7+ Nxe7 21.Qxd7+ Kxd7 22.Bf5+ Ke8
23.Bd7+ Kf8 24.Bxe7# 1-0

Play through the Evergreen game

YouTube videos - Animation & Analysis

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