Greatest Chess Minds: Wilhelm Steinitz - Part 3

Jul 20, 2011
21 min
In this exciting video lecture, a legend is born! Soon after securing the World Championship title, Wilhelm Steinitz unveiled part of his life's work in the later named "Steinitz Gambit". His philosophy that the King is a fighting piece who can take care of himself in all stages of the game was the principle behind his invention. A man of principle, Steinitz certainly was -- and he won countless brilliant games to prove it!