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Opening blunders punished.
Compiled by patzer2
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This is the original legal's mate.
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

White misses 6. d4! , playing the "obvious" 6. 0-0 instead.
M N Anderton vs Adams, 1992 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Wins the exchange and loses the game.
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Declining the Budapest Gambit and 4. h3 are quickly punished.
Biegler vs Peperle, 1952 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs Portisch, 1966 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

4. fxe5?? Qxh4+!
Bosscher vs L Smit, 1980 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

10...a5? allows the strong 11. Nc5!
Shirov vs S Erenburg, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

8...axb5!
Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

9. Bxb5+! +- wins outright
Ivanchuk vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(A15) English, 32 moves, 1-0

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