The Killer Chess Knight

There are plenty of chess games that are not so instructional, but still carry with it a “wow” factor. This is one of them, and it features the 13-move encounter between William Norwood Potter, and Matthews from 1868. Can you solve the aesthetic chess combination in this game? This video is from the “Aesthetic Chess Combinations” playlist at

1. e4 e5 2. d4 ed4 3. c3 c5 4. Nf3 d6 5. Bc4 Nc6 6. O-O d3 7. Re1 Bg4 8. e5 Ne5 9. Ne5 Bd1 10. Bb5 Ke7 11. Bg5 f6 12. Ng6 Kf7 13. Nh8

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