Number of games in database: 55
Years covered: 1849 to 1863
Overall record: +28 -22 =5 (55.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
Most played openings
|C33|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (4 games)||B27|| ||Sicilian (4 games)||C51|| ||Evans Gambit (4 games)||C39|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (3 games)||B21|| ||Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4 (3 games)||B40|| ||Sicilian (3 games)||C52|| ||Evans Gambit (3 games)||C40|| ||King's Knight Opening (3 games)||A20|| ||English (2 games)||C50|| ||Giuoco Piano (2 games)|
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|Dec-20-06|| ||jaime gallegos: this man defeated Steinitz, Blackburne, and Morphy ! he deserve a biography on this place !|
|Dec-20-06|| ||keypusher: <jaime gallegos> This man made up most of his famous "wins." <SBC> could probably write an interesting bio, though.|
|Jan-02-09|| ||YJGYJ: I agree that Deacon needs a Bio but even a search on the internet has very few answers as to who he was.|
|Jul-23-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
Frederic Deacon (1829-1875) from Belgium.
|May-02-14|| ||Gottschalk: He was the first master to gain success with the Elephant gambit 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d5|
|Apr-03-15|| ||MissScarlett: An account of the Deacon-Morphy controversy: http://www.edochess.ca/batgirl/morp...|
But if everything's so clear, why are there three Morphy-Deacon games here?
|Apr-03-15|| ||OhioChessFan: From <SBC> link:
<Staunton, who published the games, at worst knowing they were forgeries or at least accepting them without question, whereas they should have raised a red flag>
I have a problem with this claim. Is <SBC> a historical mind reader? How does she know Stauntion accepted them without question? What, exactly, is required of a person to do before publishing a game before they can be accused of doing so without question? Why, exactly, should those games have raised a red flag? Who pursued the cousin and the waiter to see if they'd verify the account? Is <SB> dismissing those claimed witnesses "without question"? Why does Mr. Deacon provide so much detail when almost all fraudulent claims are made in the most vague terms?
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