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William Pollock vs John Washington Baird
6th American Chess Congress (1889), New York, NY USA, rd 7, Apr-01
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52)  ·  1-0

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May-05-05  Milo: 7...Nxd4 8.Qh5.
Jul-02-05  chessfreako: <Milo> 8. Qh5 0-0
Gives a acceptable poaition and black cannot take the e4 pawn because if 9. Qxe4
9. ... Re1! winning the queen
Jun-10-12  e4 resigns: chessfreako
The Ng8 is still there, or I am blind
so 8... 0-0 would be illegal.
And I'm not sure how a queen could jump from h5 to e4, taking it's own pawn. But 9...Re1! simply remarkable, sharing a square with the king. Not trying to make fun of you, just a funny comment.

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