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Ernest Morphy
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1840 to 1858
Overall record: +2 -3 =1 (41.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C52 Evans Gambit (2 games)

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(born Nov-22-1807, died Mar-07-1874, 66 years old) United States of America

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He is noted as the uncle of Paul Morphy.

 page 1 of 1; 6 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Morphy vs A P Ford 1-0231840New OrleansC52 Evans Gambit
2. Morphy vs E Morphy 1-0201849New OrleansC53 Giuoco Piano
3. Morphy vs E Morphy 1-0251850New OrleansC52 Evans Gambit
4. E Morphy vs Morphy ½-½291854New OrleansC51 Evans Gambit
5. Morphy vs E Morphy 1-0191856New OrleansC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
6. J Smith vs E Morphy 0-1661858CincinattiC39 King's Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-27-04  Vischer: I am pretty sure Alonzo is Paul Morphy's father, but does anyone know if Ernest is related, or if he's just a fake like S Poobesh Anand and Raymond Weinstein?
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  Benzol: Ernest was Paul's Uncle I believe.
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  Calli: Yes, Ernest Morphy is Paul Morphy's uncle. I have a book with picture of him. Bearded fellow with some resemblence to Morphy, although much older.
Apr-27-04  SBC: <Vischer>
Ernest's picture can be found here:
Apr-28-04  Lawrence: <SBC>, I'm so happy you're kibitzing here now. Please never leave us. Regards.
Apr-28-04  SBC: <Lawrence>
People are usually more eager to get rid of me rather than to see me.
Jul-11-04  tomh72000: <or if he's just a fake like S Poobesh Anand and Raymond Weinstein?> lol
Dec-12-06  2021: <Vischer> He definietly was Morphy's uncle; look at the Paul Morphy page.
Nov-22-12  talisman: happy birthday to uncle E.
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  zanzibar: A game of his, against NN, played in Illinois can be found here:

Sep-29-16  The Kings Domain: Amusing comments by some of the members here. (lol)
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Uncle Ernst.
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  Big Pawn: Happy belated Columbus Day, Ernst! Woo hoo! Yessa!! Have a HAPPY DAY! You go, Ernst! Play chess in heaven brotha!! Yeeeehaaaaaw! (My post count is going up, up, up, just like grandpa Focus)!
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