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Jacques Mieses vs Mikhail Chigorin
13th DSB Kongress (Hanover) (1902), Hanover GER, rd 7, Jul-29
Danish Gambit: Accepted. Chigorin Defense (C21)  ·  0-1



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Apr-29-04  iron maiden: Excellent defensive effort by Chigorin!
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  tpstar: <iron maiden> Here's an interesting example of Chigorin's 5 ... Qe7 6. Nc3 c6 line in the Danish Gambit. See what you think:

hmattos47-tpstar0 (Yahoo 5/9/04): 1. e4 e5 2. d4 ed 3. c4 dc 4. Bc4 cb 5. Bxb2 Qe7 6. Nc3 c6 7. Nge2 d6 8. 0-0 Be6 9. Nd5!? Bxd5?! (9 ... Qd7 10. Nef4 [10. Qa4?? b5] Ne7 holds [11. Qb3?? b5], or 10. f4 Ne7 11. f5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Bxd5 cxd5 14. f6 g6 15. Qxd5 Qc6, 16 ... Bh6 & 17 ... 0-0!?) 10. exd5 Nf6 11. Nf4 Nbd7 12. Re1 Ne5 13. Bxe5!? (13. dc bc 14. Qa4 Qc7) dxe5 14. d6!? Qxd6 15. Qb3 0-0-0 16. Nd3 e4 (16 ... b5?! 17. Bxb5 cxb5 18. Rec1+ Kb8 19. Qxb5+ Ka8 [19 ... Qb6 20. Qxe5+] 20. Rab1 Rb8 21. Rc8!) 17. Nb2 Qb4 18. Qh3+ Kb8 19. Bb3 Bc5 20. Rab1 (20. Qg3+ Bd6 21. Qxg7 Be5) Rd2 21. Rf1 Rhd8 (21 ... e3! 22. fe Qg4) 22. Nc4 R2d3 23. Qf5 R3d5 (23 ... R8d5?! 24. Ne5) 24. Qf4+ Bd6 25. Nxd6 Qxd6 26. Qh4 Rh5 27. Qg3 Qxg3 28. hxg3 Kc7? (28 ... Nd5 29. Rfe1 Re5 30. f4 Re7) 29. Bxf7 g6 30. Rb3 Rf8 31. Bc4 Rc5 32. Be2 Rc2 33. Re1 Rxa2 and Black won (0-1).

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  tpstar: birdlady02322-tpstar0 (Yahoo 8/6/04): When I came home last night (1. e4 e5)/You wouldn't make love to me (2. d4 ed)/You went fast to sleep (3. c3 dc)/You wouldn't even talk to me (4. Bc4 cb)/You said I'm so crazy (5. Bxb2 Qe7)/For coming home intoxicated (6. Nc3 c6)/I said I just wanna love you (7. Nf3 d6)/That is why I'm so elated (8. 0-0 Be6)/Give it to me (9. Qb3 Bxc4)/Give me that funky sweet (10. Qxc4 Na6) that funky stuff (11. e5 d5)/Say What? (12. Nxd5!? cxd5)/Give it to me (13. Qxd5 Rd8)/Give me that funky sweet (14. Qb5+ Qd7) that funky stuff (15. Qb3 Nc5)/Say WHAT? (16. Qc4 Qe6)/When I was high in the sky (17. Qb5+ Qc6)/I would imagine us dancin' (18. Qe2 Be7)/You'd say let's go home (19. Rac1 Qa6)/That's the time I start romancin' (20. Qe3 Nd3)/You say how can I love you (21. Rc2 Nxb2)/When your body keeps on movin' (22. Rxb2 Nh6)/I said wait 'til I squeeze you (23. Qe4 Qc6)/Makes me think you'll stop the groovin' (24. Qf4 0-0)/Give it to me (25. Rc1 Qd5)/Give me that funky sweet (26. Rd2 Qe6) that funky stuff (27. Rdc2 Nf5)/Say What? (28. Ng5 Bxg5)/Give it to me (29. Qxg5 h6)/Give me that funky sweet (30. Qf4 Nd4) that funky stuff (31. Rc4?? Ne2+)/Say WHAT? (0-1) - Rick James, "Give It to Me Baby"
Apr-06-05  InspiredByMorphy: <tpstar> <hmattos47-tpstar0> After 1. e4 e5 2. d4 ed 3. c4 dc 4. Bc4 cb 5. Bxb2 Qe7 6. Nc3 c6 7. Nge2 d6 8. 0-0 Be6 9. Nd5?! I really thought white could get somewhere, but you showed in your analysis that by not accepting the offered sacrifice, black maintained the upper hand. I looked at 9. ...Qd7 10.Ne3 but blacks position also holds.

<birdlady02322-tpstar0> After 9.Qb3 black gets the better game. White should develop more before bringing the queen out. 9.Bxe6 would have helped accomplish this. You had nice control of the d-file! Whites sacrifice 12.Nxd5? was proven unsound.

Apr-16-05  iron maiden: Should the Danish Gambit maybe have its own ECO designation?
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  GrahamClayton: 13...♘d7 "Judiciously declining to exchange Knights, which would have given White and attack on his King's quarters." - British Chess Magazine.
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