Alexander McDonnell vs Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais - 1834
In London 1834, Alexander McDonnell and Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais played a chess game that would leave a lasting impression on chess enthusiasts world-wide. It's a game many would, without doubt, consider one of the world's greatest chess games ever. It's an exceptional example of quality of material over quantity. The final product of this game between Mcdonnell and La Bourdonnais will likely be permanently etched in the memory of the chess viewer for its absolutely fantastic aesthetic appeal.