A Spark of Genius

A Spark of Genius

kenytiger
kenytiger
Apr 15, 2008, 12:00 AM |
30 | Amazing Games

Here is a good miniature from the late 1800's that shows an amazing display of chess mastery. New York State Champion Julius Finn defeats his opponent in a beautiful way. In the final position, White offers his Rook in exchange for the Black King. Black can capture the Rook with either Bishop, Queen or Knight, but the gruesome fate of his King cannot be stopped.


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