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Horvath vs Lajos Mayer
"Mayer May Not" (game of the day Mar-18-2009)
Budapest (1917)
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-10-06
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  keypusher: Nice mate!
Mar-18-09
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  al wazir: 18. Nc4# and 18. Nc6+ (or 18. Nd3+/Nf3+/Ng4+) Kd6 19. Qc5# also win.
Mar-18-09
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Wondrous mating pattern, quite a rarity, too.
Mar-18-09  UnsoundHero: Instead of the awkward 8...Nd6, black needs to play 8...d5, freeing his game, and putting the onus on white to show compensation for 2 pawns.
Mar-18-09
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  Sneaky: Mayer McCheese!
Mar-18-09
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  whiteshark: How/what on earth is going on here.
Mar-18-09  LimSJ: i'm reminded of my daughter's Peek-A-Boo gesture. and also Close-Open. Close-Open. i remembered reading through an article of the Evans Gambit in our national daily a decade ago which was revived in GM tournament play in 2001 by Morozevich and Piket. and now i have more chance to replay those games from here instead of finding those newspaper cut-outs.
Mar-18-09  Samagonka: Perfect attack followed by a perfect mate. I would personally take a long time to recover from such a thrashing.

Mar-18-09  newzild: I actually laughed out loud when I saw the mate. That's right - I "LOL"ed.
Mar-18-09  hedgeh0g: I rolled on the floor laughing. I "ROFL"ed.
Mar-18-09
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  kevin86: Unusual mate:knight occupies square that king just left and blocks his final escape square.
Mar-18-09  mjk: Good, better, best: check, discovered check, discovered checkmate.

Not only did the Knight uncover check, it uncovered the Queen's denial of d5 to the Black King.

Mar-18-09  xiko9: hmm..what about 9...f6 ?
Mar-18-09  xiko9: I can answer myself...10.dxe5 fxg5 11.exd6+ Kf8 1-0
Mar-18-09  Xeroxx: When I saw the mate I actually laughed out loud. I "LOL"ed.
Mar-18-09
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  Once: <Xeroxx: When I saw the mate I actually laughed out loud. I "LOL"ed.>

Me too! Heck, but that was fun.

Mar-18-09  arnaud1959: White could have played 18.Nc4# but Nf7 is nicer.
Mar-18-09  itopcho: Whats wrong here? How is 14...Nf5 possible?? it uncovers a check by the rook
Mar-18-09  WhiteRook48: I beat the Mayer
Mar-18-09
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  chessgames.com: <itopcho: Whats wrong here? How is 14...Nf5 possible?? it uncovers a check by the rook> We checked your account settings and noticed that you have picked "Chess Tutor" as your default PGN viewer. Although Chess Tutor has some wonderful features, it also has some bugs, like how it will move the wrong knight and place a king in check. To remedy this, we just changed the PGN to specify 14...Ndf5. Even though that should not be strictly necessary, it prevents software glitches like the one that you experienced. You may want to consider upgrading to our new default viewer, Chess Viewer Deluxe, which never has that problem.
Mar-18-09  SpoiltVictorianChild: The variations after 9... f6 are very fun too!
Jun-12-09  itopcho: Thanks chessgames
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