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Louis Charles Mahe De La Bourdonnais vs Alexander McDonnell
London m6 ;HCL 18 (1834), 01, rd 77
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51)  ·  0-1

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Sep-28-04  Knight13: Sad game by Louis Charles Mahe De La Bourdonnais. I suggest 12. h3. But 16. g4?? this move is driving me crazy. After 16... Nxg4! white is dead. Blunders... Blunders... Blunders...
Sep-28-04  Giancarlo: <knight13>
I see you like playing the 4 knights. I find it to be dull. I'm curious to hear what you have to say about the opening, do you find it to be usefull to you? Do you win with it?
Sep-30-04  Knight13: <Giancarlo> You've said, "Chess games don't end up winning every time." <do I win with it> You know the answer.
Oct-05-04  Giancarlo: So you draw with it more then win or lose?
Oct-05-04  Knight13: <Giancarlo: So you draw with it more then win or lose?> Winning or losing depends on my opponent is stronger or not. I am not sure if I win more or lose more.
Oct-06-04  Giancarlo: <knight13>
do you find the 4 knights to be an exciting opening to play?
Jun-24-05  Knight13: do you find the 4 knights to be an exciting opening to play?> No. I think the 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 line is more exciting.
May-19-06  SJP: <knight13> so which line of the Italian game d you like best? For me, its the Two Knights, the 5. d4 line.
Feb-01-12  Knight13: 15. Kh2 tells me that White saw 16...Nxg4+ coming (to prevent ...Qh3+). La Bourdonnais must have missed 24...Rxe4! in his calculation.

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