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Alexander Beaufort Meek vs Paul Morphy
1st American Chess Congress (1857), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Oct-13
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  0-1
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May-24-06  EmperorAtahualpa: If 29.Rbd1, then 29...Rxd1 30.Rxd1 Ng5!, and White's bishop still falls.
Jul-31-06  lopium: Also 27...Qxb2 may be winning for black I think.
Apr-28-08
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  heuristic: This is game #1 of the second round (quaterfinals) of the American Chess Congress.
Nov-04-10  Vinpi: A rare Morphy's attack on the queenside.
Nov-04-10  TheVillageIdiot: Mr Meek was pretty Week.
Nov-04-10  Albertan: < TheVillageIdiot: Mr Meek was pretty Week.>

Hardly, I doubt you could last 30 moves against Morphy. I didn't last that many moves against GM Yermolinsky in a simul.

Apr-27-12  fokers13: Well seeing as he had an inferior position against a superior opponent from move 17...
May-14-12  LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:

A Meek vs Morphy, 1857.
YOU ARE PLAYING THE ROLE OF MORPHY.
Your score: 66 (par = 48)

LTJ

Nov-17-13  AngeLa: similar theme Anand vs Carlsen, 2013
Mar-15-14  capafischer1: Morphy was so far ahead of his time as far as understanding open games and coordination of his pieces.
Jan-10-17  Nerwal: A good solid game by Morphy, especially 21... ♕d7; maybe his only serious slip is not to play the ♗ at b4 at move 18 or 21 (the later after a trade of rooks). Sadly White doesn't show a level of play higher than 1800 in this game. After the bad and submissive 22. ♘xe4 things are pretty much settled since White stays with the bad pieces on b2 and h3, and 27. ♕d1 doesn't save because of 27... ♕xf4 28. g3 ♕e4+ 29. f3 ♕c6, or even 28... ♕f5 29. ♕xa4 ♕f3+ 30. ♔g1 ♘g5 31. h4 ♘h3+ 32. ♔h2 ♘xf2.
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