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Harrwitz - Williams Match

Daniel Harrwitz4/5(+3 -0 =2)[games]
Elijah Williams1/5(+0 -3 =2)[games]

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Harrwitz - Williams (1846)

Played in London, England.

Harrwitz = 1 1 = 1 4 Williams = 0 0 = 0 1

Missing information: No game dates.

Based on an original collection by User: TheFocus.

 page 1 of 1; 5 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Williams vs Harrwitz ½-½841846Harrwitz - WilliamsD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
2. E Williams vs Harrwitz 0-1301846Harrwitz - WilliamsD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
3. Harrwitz vs E Williams 1-0431846Harrwitz - WilliamsC38 King's Gambit Accepted
4. E Williams vs Harrwitz ½-½521846Harrwitz - WilliamsD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. E Williams vs Harrwitz 0-1471846Harrwitz - WilliamsC50 Giuoco Piano
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-08-13  Alpinemaster: For students of Open Games who prefer to avoid slow positional structures at all cost in a Romantic viewpoint, will do well to study this match in conjunction with the famous 1830's Alexander McDonnell v Louis Charles Mahi de La Bourdonnais match.

The study material in question here are all 3 Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation games of this match and all games of the same opening in the earlier match between two self-proclaimed World Champions.

The objective relates in no way to the Queen's Gambit or even 1.d4 openings, however! After 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 e5!(=)4. Bxc4 exd4 5.exd4... we have reached the French Defense - Monte Carlo Variation by transposition from the Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation, which is, in my opinion, the most reliable way to deal with the French Defense (the most closed defense to 1.e4) while forcing an open and Romantic position. It was favored by many early 19th century masters; the most notable practitioner of course being Louis Charles Mahi de La Bourdonnais, who was arguably the most powerful Chess player in the World due to his superior Opening Theory knowledge and ability to quickly seize advantages through initiative granted to his middle game position through Opening superiority.

For further study, the standard French Defense - Monte Carlo Variation arises after 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 (the Exchange Variation, favored by Morphy and modern players of Old Romantic preference) 4.c4! dxc4 5. Bxc4...

I would leave you with this thought in closing:

"He is who is afraid of an Isolated Pawn, should not play Chess." -Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch, MD and Chess Master

Good studies,

Alpinemaster

Nov-30-17  yureesystem: The games are a big disappointment, too many blunders but good for the average amateurs to study. The opening is played so poorly but the first game seem to be the best for advance player to learn something.
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