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Alexander McDonnell vs NN
England (1828)
King's Gambit: Accepted. Hanstein Gambit (C38)  ·  1-0


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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-03-04  Knight13: Interesting game.
Aug-03-04  CrackerSmack: What's interesting about this game?
Aug-29-04  Giancarlo: Nothing is he just says intresting game in all of his posts, take a look at his profile.
Sep-27-04  jamescoul: I often wonder if this NN (Not Known) guy lost every game he ever played.
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  InspiredByMorphy: NN plays a great game up until 8. ...Kf8 instead of 8. ...Bd7 .
Apr-05-05  martin99: i like to know more about king gambit?
Apr-05-05  RookFile: Well, if you want to gambit your
king, try this: 1. e3 d5 2. Ke2 e5
3. Kd3.

With a little practice, you too can
beat Nigel Short 8 to 0.

Apr-07-05  christophermadega: i like to know more about kings gambit
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  mynameisrandy: I recommend checking out Boris Spassky's play with the King's Gambit. The games of the old masters are nice, but it is perhaps more relevant to see the opening played by someone more contemporary. Here is the link:

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  sneaky pete: Mr. McDonnell plays, without seeing the board, against Mr. W******. In this game no odds were given, and Mr. McD. had the first move. The game was played December 10, 1828.

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Mr. McD. afterwards remarked, that had he been looking over the board, he should here have preferred moving Rook to K. B. sixth, as the shorter mode of winning.

24.Rf6 .. threatens # in 3. W****** may be Worrell.

Feb-18-08  wolfmaster: <randy> I agree. Spassky's game againsy Bronstein, featured in From Russia with Love, is a classic.
Oct-13-08  just a kid: Well NN plays a little better.
Jan-20-15  Christoforus Polacco: <Cracker>
What is interesting in this game ?
Move : 8.Qa4 is interesting.

Here links with analysis :

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