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Mikhail Chigorin vs Frank Marshall
"Gambit, Gambit, Who's Got the Gambit?" (game of the day Jul-21-2021)
Ostend (1905), Ostend BEL, rd 20, Jul-10
King's Gambit: Falkbeer Countergambit. Anderssen Attack (C31)  ·  0-1



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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-12-06  patzer2: Black traps the White Rook early and holds on to win a long game.
Mar-08-15  Pirandus: A Crazy Game!
Mar-08-15  hcgflynn: <patzer2>yeah, however white could have chosen repetition with 45. nd7+. i truly dont understand re8+ instead, clearly there wasn't more in the game.
May-07-21  ColdSong: I didn't like much white's plan to exchange queens.
May-07-21  sudoplatov: Marshall's other game against Chigorin was also interesting: Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905
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  fredthebear: 48.Nxb5+ was an obvious improvement.
May-09-21  Cheapo by the Dozen: White basically had a perpetual available around Move 40.
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Nothing quite like a brawl between these two. Wondering if they downed shots before or during their games. Only time ever played like this, had arrived at the tournament hall rip-roaring drunk.

BTW, During that game, saw that my opponent playing White had defended the c3 square with a b-pawn, Knight, Bishop and Queen. Therefore, put one of my Knights on c3. He resigned a few moves later.

Jul-21-21  Brenin: The near-symmetry of the position after 10 Kd1 is amusing, and the location of the Kings and Queens is amazing: it is hard to imagine a pair of current top GMs reaching a position like this in 10 moves.
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  piltdown man: Fabulous game!
Jul-21-21  Whitehat1963: Wow! Wild game!
Jul-21-21  Ironmanth: How in the world have I missed this freaking AMAZING game all these years?! No words! Y'all have a fantastic day out there in "chessland"!
Jul-21-21  ajile: From Gambit that transposes to King's Gambit.

The lines after 2.fxe5 d6 3.Bxd6 though are dangerous for White if they don't know the theory.

Jul-21-21  Chris in Moorpark: Doesn't 16 Bh4 win for white?

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  WannaBe: <Chris in Moorpark> Here you go:

1) -0.93 (30 ply) 16...Re8 17.Kd2 Nd7 18.Nc3 Re7 19.Bxf6 gxf6 20.Qc4 Ba6 21.Qd4 Bxd3 22.cxd3 c5 23.Qc4 Qc6 24.Qd5 Qxd5 25.Nxd5 Rg7 26.Ng3 Ra6 27.Ne3 a4 28.Re1 Rg6 29.Re2 Rg8 30.Nc4 Rg4 31.f5 Rf4 32.Rg2 Kc7 33.Ne3 Rh4 34.Kc3 Kc6 35.Ne4 Ra8

2) -0.75 (29 ply) 16...Nd7 17.Kd2 Re8 18.Nc3 Re7 19.Bxf6 gxf6 20.Qc4 Ba6 21.Qd4 Bxd3 22.cxd3 c5 23.Qc4 Qc6 24.Rc1 Rb8 25.b3 Nb6 26.Qg8+ Kc7 27.Qg1 Rd8 28.Nb5+ Kb7 29.Qxc5 Qxc5 30.Rxc5 Red7 31.d4 Rg8 32.Nbc3 Rg2 33.Rxa5 Rxh2

3) +1.43 (29 ply) 16...Qh1+ 17.Kd2 Nd7 18.Qxg7 Rf8 19.Nbc3 Qxh2 20.Bg5 Kc7 21.f5 Rg8 22.Qxg8 Nxg8 23.Bf4+ Qxf4+ 24.Nxf4 Ne5 25.Rh1 Nxd3 26.Rxh7+ Kd6 27.cxd3 Bxf5 28.Rf7 Be6 29.Ne4+ Ke5 30.Nxe6 Kxe6 31.Rh7 Ne7 32.Rh6+ Kd7 33.Kc3 Rf8 34.Rh7 Kd8 35.Nc5 Nd5+ 36.Kd4 Rf4+ 37.Ke5 Rf2 38.Nb7+ Ke8 39.Nxa5 Nb4 40.Kd6 Nxd3 41.Rh8+ Kf7

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