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Ronald Cadell MacDonald vs Herbert Levi Jacobs
BCF-ch 1st (1904), Hastings ENG, rd 10, Aug-22
Scandinavian Defense: Modern Variation (B01)  ·  0-1
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Aug-24-17
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  Phony Benoni: After <47...Kg6>


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White had a nice selection of winning moves, one of the more delectable ideas being <48.d7 Rh8 49.Qc6+ Kg7 50.Qf6+ Kxf6 51.d8Q+>, with a whole barn load of extra material in the lines where he doesn't mate black.

Instead, he found possibly the worst move around with <48.Qd2>


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When <48...Rh8> actually forced mate in part because White's queen blocked d2. White indulged in some spite, but it was all over.

Rather a case of E-I-E-UH-OH!

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