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Frederic Deacon vs Wilhelm Steinitz
London (England) (1863), rd 2, Mar-??
Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Variation (A02)  ·  0-1


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Oct-30-05  lopium: This game is very strange!! I can't understand some white's moves. Especially with the white king. But others too.
Oct-30-05  aw1988: Such as? If you could post which moves, I'd be happy to try and help.
Oct-30-05  lopium: Why not d4 instead of c3? Why Kd1? Why Rg1? Why Bg5? I mean, Bxc6 maybe better, no? White queen can still go to c2. And then, why did white resign, I mean, what's the winning lines? Thanksxz in advance dear aw1988. And sorry to do not give any # of moves, but threw them like an homerun championship.
Oct-30-05  lopium: Anyway, I always do paragraphs in my posts, but it never works; it worked for a few. I dislike it!! ahaha, that's hard to read me! Not only for the form, but for the bad English! ahahahazzz!!!!
Oct-30-05  aw1988: c3 to support d4. Kd1 wants to get the king out of danger, but it looks unnecessary. The problem with Bxc6 is that it doesn't solve the e5 problem. Qxe5 will follow. White in the final position could perhaps play on, but Black is threatening g3, and White's position is collapsing after that.
Oct-30-05  lopium: Well oh my! Thanksxz, but I saw unnecessary the c3 to support the d4, and unnecessary to put the white wueen here to play d4 to block her from a big part of the board.
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