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Charles Maurian vs Paul Morphy
New Orleans (1854) (unorthodox)
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Mar-03-04  Whitehat1963: Finally, with enough odds, Maurian gets the win! Rook, f-pawn, white pieces and e4 for free. Morphy didn't think too much of Maurian, obviously.
Mar-03-04  CapAnson: He's even able to win after giving a piece back early..
Jun-17-04  zb2cr: Later in both their careers, <circa> 1867, Morphy would only be able to give Maurian odds of a Knight.
Nov-03-05  chesscrazy: After 31...Kh8 then 32.Be5 is mate.
Dec-14-06  adviser: Whoa, Maurian is strong.
Dec-31-08  WhiteRook48: new Morphy-ism: give your opponent odds of Queen's Rook, f-Pawn, the white pieces, and two moves at the beginning
Jan-01-09  WhiteRook48: Morphy finally went down... but with odds, one can't blame him
Feb-10-09  WhiteRook48: So giving your opponent a rook, f-pawn, white pieces, and a free e4 move is too much even if you are Morphy
Feb-11-09  AnalyzeThis: Think of it this way - Maurian played Steinitz at <even> odds and beat him - so he must have been pretty good.
Mar-21-09  WhiteRook48: missed 35 Be5#
Oct-21-11  Mozart72: Morphy has a final material disadvantage value of 15.1 against Maurian's 26.2, being the latter the winner.
May-28-16  Christoforus Polacco: Why not 9.... Q:b2 ? Bad idea ?
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