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Chapelle vs Paul Journoud
Casual (1860), Paris
Sicilian Defense: Bowdler Attack (B20)  ·  0-1


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Jun-24-05  who: 14.dxe3!! Simply amazing.
Jun-24-05  Knight13: 16. Qe5 Bd5 and Whie is totally dead.
Jul-13-05  aw1988: Ronald Rowson-Alexander Winster informal 1987:

1. e4 c5 2. Bc4?! e6 3. Ne2? d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bb3 Bd6 (if Bxd5 there follows Bxh2, or perhaps safer is Bxd5 Nf6- sacrificing a pawn for some development) 6. d4 Nf6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 (threatening Bxf2+ mating or winning material favorably; here O-O is obvious..) 8. Bg5 (but here it comes!) 8...Bxf2+! 9. Kf1

This is harder to refute, but my attacking style is not to be underestimated.

9...Qb6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6

The exchange merely helps black. The rest of the game is highly entertaining, and one for lovers of king hunts.

11. Qxd5 Be3+ 12. Ke1 Be6 13. Qb5+ Bd7 14. Qd5 Bc6 15. Qc4 O-O 16. Rf1 Qxb2 17. Qc3 Qxc3 18. Nbxc3 Bxg2 19. Rf5 g6 20. Re5 Bb6 21. Nf4 Nc6 22. Rg5 Rfe8+ 23. Kd2 Be3+ 24. Kd3 Bxf4 25. Rxg2 Re3+ 26. Kc4 Ne5+ 27. Kb4 a5+ 28. Ka3 Rxc3 29. Rf1 Nc4+ 30. Ka4 b5+ 31. Kxb5 Rb8+ 32. Ka4 Rb4#

Jan-18-15  ralfablanca: This is a fun game that reads like a little joke from black's move 13. It's not that white was forced to move the queen. This was just a seemingly clever way to put off the threat to the white rook by attacking the black queen. Black ignores the threat, as you will see....

But note that at this move 13, white's pieces were seriously underdeveloped. This is not a strong chess game between well-matched players and black's win was inevitable.

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