2724 Immortal Chess Games

The first called “Immortal Game” was an informal Chess game played on June 21, 1851 between Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky during a break in the first International Tournament at the Simpson’s-in-the-Strand Divan in London. French Chess magazine “La Regence” published the game in July of 1851 which later was nicknamed “The Immortal Game” by the Austrian Ernst Falkbeer in 1855. The stunning sacrifices made by Anderssen throughout the game by giving up both Rooks, a Bishop, and the Queen, allowed him to checkmate his opponent with the three remaining minor pieces.

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