The most Beautiful Move ever made

The most Beautiful Move ever made

kenytiger
kenytiger
Oct 14, 2007, 12:00 AM |
11 | Amazing Games

Frank James Marshall (August 1877-November 1944) was the United States Chess Champion from 1909 to 1936. He was considered one of the world's strongest players in the early part of the 20th century. In the game below, played in 1912 at the Breslau International Tourney, Marshall played the Black pieces against Stefan Lewitzky, the result was one of the most famous and celebrated games in Chess history. In his 23rd move Qg3, dubbed "The most beautiful move ever made in the chessboard",

the late US Champion won fantastically by subjecting his Queen to be captured in three different ways, and each capture is lethal for White. Here it is...


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