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Charles Marshall Fisher vs William R Stephen
New South Wales v Victoria; Telegraph Match (1873), Australia, rd 2, Nov-10
King's Gambit: Accepted. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39)  ·  1-0
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  optimal play: Inter-colonial Chess Match [by telegraph]

New South Wales vs Victoria

<<<BOARD II>

Mr. Fisher was fortunate in having in Mr. Stephen an opponent who scorned to decline the gambit.

The Sydney player selected the "Allgaier" as his attack, and rapidly involved Mr. Stephen in the difficulties of the defence to that powerful opening.

It soon became evident that Mr. Fisher carried too much metal for his antagonist, who succumbed about 9 p.m.>

- Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW) issue Saturday 22 November 1873 page 12-13>

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