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Samuel Rosenthal vs Cecil Valentine De Vere
Paris (1867), Paris FRA, Jun-05
French Defense: La Bourdonnais Variation (C00)  ·  0-1


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Aug-11-08  notyetagm: Rosenthal-de Vere Paris 1867 16 Bxb4 Rc8-c1+!

-- Black did not respond to the capture on b4, instead he exploited the weakening of the c1-square <LEFT BEHIND> by the White bishop capture 16 ♗d2xb4

Jul-25-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Reminds me of a boxer turning his opponent and landing flush from the sides before the poor guy can move his feet.
Apr-22-13  ariel el luchador: AxC fue el error definitivo aunque hay que reconocer que la situación blanca no es facil,De vere ,un jugador tan brillante como irregular
Dec-24-14  poorthylacine: Irrégulier, ARIEL? N'état-il pas au contraire un peu trop régulier dans la consommation d'alcool; bon, le jeu de mots est facile et bien sûr vous avez raison; heureusement pour les Anglais qu'au XIXème siècle ils semblaient disposer d'un véritable vivier inépuisable de champions ou pour changer d'image qu'ils les "lâchaient " dans l'arène les uns après les autres comme un magicien sort les lapins de son chapeau: au fur et à mesure, Bird, Blackburne, Mason, Burn, bref des génies à foison puisque je ne cite là que les plus grands; pour en revenir à cette partie, 16.Fxb4 fut en effet une erreur surprenante autant que fatale, par l'infiltration de la tour noire c8 qu'elle permettait; au lieu de cela, 16.Ca3 s'imposait absolument...
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