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Israel Albert Horowitz vs NN
Simul (1939), New York, NY USA, Jan-??
Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24)  ·  1-0

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Nov-04-03  Shadout Mapes: This one's obvious because it's the only move that even has the slightest chance to win. 13...gxf6 14.Be4.
Nov-04-03  dorn: The problem is easy, still the mate has original aesthetic value.
Nov-04-03  AdrianP: The Bishop's opening: Philidor was convinced 2. Bc4 was the best move after 1. e4 e5, reasoning that by not playing 2. Nf3, you don't block the eventual advance f2-f4.

The most well-known modern proponent of the Bishop's Pawn opening is Bent Larsen.

Nov-04-03  myratingstinks: If you want to liberate your f pawn why not just play the Bird or if its the c pawn the English? Additionally, it seems to me that if you want to stop whites early control of the center you play 2 ... f5. If white wants to take the pawn he/she loses control of the center. If white doesnt take the pawn, you take it & still control the center. Any flaws in my analysis?
Nov-04-03  AdrianP: <myratingstinks> No flaws in your analysis that I can see... they're all good points. My view is that there's not much more point in saying that 2. Bc4 is a better move than 2. Nf3 than there is in saying the Sicilian's a better opening than the Dutch etc. Philidor, on the other hand, was a bit more dogmatic...
Mar-02-04  Catholic Bishop: Ah, one of those infamous Horowitz scores. Shallow, but effectively virtuosic.
Nov-08-09  gauer: Who'd've ever thought that there would be pieces other than the "leapers" could so often wreak total havoc against the ♙ shield of the safely castled ♔?

A few examples are presented below:
♙, ♗s & ♕ v ♖ & ♕: Tarrasch vs Sergel, 1891 1-0;

♕ & ♖s v ♖: S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 0-1;

♘s v ♖ & ♘: NN vs Blackburne, 1871 0-1;

♕ v ♘s: N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 0-1;

♕, ♖, ♘ v ♕ & 2♗s: L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976 0-1;

♘s & ♗ + ♕ sacrifice v ♖s, ♘s & ♕: G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988 0-1;

♕, ♘ & ♗ v ♖ & ♗: O Field vs O Tenner, 1923 0-1.

Nov-08-09  WhiteRook48: Qg6 is so commonly known but always overlooked

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