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Paul Morphy vs Johann Jacob Loewenthal
London (1859), It
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51)  ·  1-0
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Aug-31-04  InspiredByMorphy: Talk about taking advantage of the moment. The average Joe would have simple moved their threatened queen, but not Morphy. 25.Nxb6+! followed by 26.Rc7+!! wins almost instantly.
Dec-10-05
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  Calli: The question is who is "Lowenthal I Ya" in the scorecard?
Dec-10-05
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  tamar: I Ya Lowenthal was Johann's brother, the rapper in the family.
Dec-10-05
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  Calli: Oh right, Johann Jacob was "Yo Ya" in hip hop circles. :-o
Jan-10-06  morpstau: a true morphy masterpiece. He beats up on his punching bag and check, check and mate!
Nov-19-08
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  heuristic: 23.Rxb6 looks interesting.
23...axb6 24.Nxb6+ Kc7 25.e5 Kd8
23...Kc7 24.Ra6 Ra8 25.Rc6+ Kd8 26.Rxd6+
Nov-22-14  yurikvelo: http://pastebin.com/LM3K7YQ3
this game analyse

InspiredByMorphy: simple move threatened queen is much better (though not so spectacular)

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