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Kunath vs N Grant
Casual (1875), Postal
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel Gambit (D00)  ·  0-1


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Jan-19-06  prinsallan: At quick glance, this looks good for white.
Maybe Kunath didnīt think of tha possible queensac until after he moved ^^

The continuation is:
11... Qd1+ (sacrifice)
12. Kxd1 (Forced) ... Bg4+ (doublecheck)
13. Kc1 (e1 gives equal result)... Rd1#

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  Phony Benoni: Considering the era, Black probably announced mate in three.
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  perfidious: Not often Black gets to have all the fun in the Blackmar-Diemer.
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  zanzibar: The Grant game maybe comes from Bill Wall's miniature collection:

(Maybe = likely?)

What's the original source?

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  whiteshark: My guess is that this game has been played privately in <1975> [with 5...Nc6 as suggested improvement] after the following game had ended:

[Event "W2 BDG theme corr7275"]
[Site "corr"]
[Date "1972.??.??"]
[White "Kunath, Emil"]
[Black "Grant, Newton"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D00"]
[EventRounds "20"]
[SourceTitle "Corr Nr. 1"]

1. d4 d5 2. e4 dxe4 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bf5 5. Qe2 Nbd7 6. Bxf6 exf6 7. g4 Bg6 8. Bg2 Bb4 9. f3 f5 10. gxf5 Bxf5 11. fxe4 Qh4+ 12. Kd1 Bg6 13. Nf3 Qd8 14. Nd5 Ba5 15. b4 Bb6 16. Nxb6 axb6 17. Nd2 Qe7 18. Qc4 Qg5 19. Bf3 Qf4 20. e5 O-O 21. Bxb7 Bh5+ 22. Kc1 Ra3 23. Bc6 Nb8 24. Be4 Qe3 25. b5 Rd8 26. d5 Rc3 27. Qb4 c5 28. Qa4 Ra3 29. Qc4 Be2 30. Bxh7+ Kf8 31. Qe4 Bf3 32. Qxe3 Rxe3 33. Nxf3 Rxf3 34. Bd3 Nd7 35. Re1 Re8 36. e6 Nf6 37. Kb2 Nxd5 38. exf7 Rxe1 39. Rxe1 Re3 40. Rxe3 Nxe3 41. a4 1-0

Source: Correspondence Database 2015

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  keypusher: < whiteshark: My guess is that this game has been played privately in <1975> [with 5...Nc6 as suggested improvement] after the following game had ended:>

I'll go you one better: I'll bet they (or one of them) composed it.

Jun-22-18  ughaibu: Reti vs Tartakower, 1910
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