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Frederic Deacon vs Ignatz von Kolisch
"Deacon Blue" (game of the day Apr-03-2008)
London (1860)
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Polerio Defense Kieseritsky Variation (C58)  ·  0-1


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  Ron: Came acorss this game from the random game feature. 20. ... Bf3! is a real nice move from the great 19th Century player.
Apr-03-08  Karnatakiaditya: Yup.... really lovely combination.
Apr-03-08  BraveSirRobin: Could someone provide the line if 21. Nd7?

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  crafty: 21. ♘d7 ♕g5 22. g3 ♕h5 23. h4 ♕g4 24. ♔h2 ♖h5   (eval -5.98; depth 12 ply; 250M nodes)
Apr-03-08  sallom89: well played breakthrough.
Apr-03-08  Samagonka: Beautiful endgame.
Apr-03-08  nimzo knight: Why not 19..Bf3 ..............
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  SpoiltVictorianChild: What if 20. Nd4?
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  kevin86: A funny finish:white takes the rook and then tries to run for cover. To his horror,he finds none.
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  Chessmensch: It looks like white played into black's hands.
Apr-03-08  nimzo knight: I will say 19..Bf3 20.Nd4 Qg3 21. g3 Qh4
Apr-03-08  poctuk xboctuk: 21. Qe3 seems viable
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  AniamL: <poctuk xboctuk> Wouldn't 21. ♕e3 be met with 21...♕g6 22. g3 ♕h5 23. h4 ♕g4 24. ♔h2 ♖h5 and mate to follow?
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  al wazir: <poctuk xboctuk>: 21. Qg3 Rg5 22. Nxe4 (22. g3 Qf5 23. Kh2 Qxh3+ 24. Kxh3 Rh5#; 22. Kh2 Rxg2+ 23. Kh1 Qe5, with ...Qh2# to follow) Rxg2+ 23. Kh1 Qe5 24. Ng3 Rxg3+ 25. Kh2 Rxh3+ 26. Kxh3 Qh5+ 27. Kg3 Qg4+ 28. Kh2 Qg2#.
Apr-04-08  BraveSirRobin: Thanks crafty.
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