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John Cochrane vs Howard Staunton
London m2 (1842)
Queen's Gambit Declined: General (D30)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Dec-08-13  poorthylacine: A pity for White: at the 46th move his king chose the wrong direction, 46.Kc3!! would have permit to promote the "d" pawn: 46...Kd6 47.a4!! and now: a): 47...Kc6 48.axb5+ Kxb5 49.Kd3 wins;
b): 47...b4+ 48. Kc4 Kc6 49.d5+ wins too!!

Staunton showed here a better skill in endgame.

But after the move of Cochrane, the draw cannot be avoided.

Dec-08-13  poorthylacine: The order of my two last sentences has been inverted...
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