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F W Grabill vs Donald Henry Mugridge
Casual game (1922), Los Angeles, CA USA
Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50)  ·  0-1
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May-12-05  ArturoRivera: this is getting to be some kind of trapp, that punishes he bad move 6.-Bg5?, and after Bh4??, g5 almost win by force, allowing black a powerful queen sacrifice.
Nov-28-07  xeroxmachine: I dont believe it!
Mar-29-10  SBC: How does anyone mess this up??

This game was played between F.W. Grabill and Donald Henry MUGRIDGE, the Washington D.C Champion, Washington Star chess columnist, Harvard Chess Club star, and one of the strongest players in the US in his time. He was also a historical researcher. For the record - White resigned in view of 15...gxh2#

Mar-30-10
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  vonKrolock: <SBC> Yes, we can see - and the typo was already detected here by <Calli> two years ago - - - Sooner or later <cg.com> may fix it, not trying to guess when ...

The game is an old XIXth Century trap, seen already quite a few times Games Like Grabill vs D H Mufridge, 1932

and from time to time it appears again over some board, a recent example being Velez vs Caro, Medellin (Colombia) 2009 <!!> - - - perhaps a chessical poltergeist, or dybbuk !?

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