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Saturday, October 1

Onischuk
vs
Iturrizaga Bonelli

Bad to the Bone
(by belgradegambit)

Player of the Day

Hans Fahrni
(1874-1939)

Opening of the Day

King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. ♘f3 d5
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