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Henry Thomas Buckle vs Charles French Smith
Ries' Divan Tournament (1849), London ENG, rd 2
Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights Variation (C50)  ·  1-0

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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-04-04
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  Chessical: Smith's counterplay on the g file proves illusory. <11...Nd8> is too slow, and alows Buckle to build up a K-side initiative.

Smith could have tried:

<25...Qxg7!?> as the natural <26.Rxb7> loses; e.g

<26...Rxg3> 27.Qxf6 Rg2+ 28.Kh1 Rg1+ 29.Kh2 Rxf1 30.Qxf1 Qg3+ 31.Kh1 Qxh4+

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