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NN vs George Atwood
London 5 (1798)
King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37)  ·  0-1



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Sep-05-04  Knight13: Nice attacks for Black!
Jun-09-05  Jaymthetactician: Nice attacks for Black!

How can you say that! Atwood was a patzer.

Jun-09-05  InspiredByMorphy: <Jaym> <Atwood was a patzer.> Patzer eh?! G Atwood vs Philidor, 1801
Jun-09-05  hintza: LOL! That is the best possible game link you could ever give to someone who bangs on about Philidor all the time! :-)
Jun-10-05  Jaymthetactician: Actually, I'm Philidor on the queenalice site, and have a Philidor picture on my site! (but am Jaymthegenius, and am known for my tactical play, as in the following game's:

[Event "CHESS.AC Game #42213"]
[Site ""]
[Date "2005-06-10"]
[White "PapioMike"]
[Black "jaymthegenius"]
[WhiteElo "1490"]
[BlackElo "1734"]
[Result "0-1"]
1. e2-e4 c7-c5 2. c2-c4 Nb8-c6 3. d2-d3 Ng8-f6 4. Nb1-c3 e7-e6 5. f2-f4 d7-d5 6. c4xd5 e6xd5 7. e4-e5 Nf6-g4 8. Ng1-f3 Bf8-e7 9. h2-h3 Be7-h4+ 10. Nf3xh4 Qd8xh4+ 11. Ke1-e2 Qh4-f2+ 0-1

and this one has a really nice combination in it:

[Event "CHESS.AC Game #41033"]
[Site ""]
[Date "2005-06-10"]
[White "jaymthegenius"]
[Black "maxwellsmart"]
[WhiteElo "1734"]
[BlackElo "1637"]
[Result "*"]
1. Nb1-c3 d7-d5 2. e2-e4 d5-d4 3. Nc3-e2 e7-e5 4. Ne2-g3 Ng8-f6 5. Bf1-c4 Bf8-c5 6. d2-d3 O-O 7. f2-f4 Nb8-c6 8. f4-f5 Nc6-a5 9. Bc4-b3 Na5xb3 10. a2xb3 b7-b5 11. Ng1-h3 h7-h6 12. O-O Rf8-e8 13. Ng3-h1 h6-h5 14. Nh3-g5 g7-g6 15. f5xg6 f7xg6 16. Nh1-g3 Nf6-h7 17. Ng5xh7 Kg8xh7 18. Ng3xh5 Qd8-h4 19. Rf1-f7+ Kh7-h8 20. Nh5-f6 Re8-e7 21. Rf7-f8+ Kh8-g7 22. Rf8-g8+ Kg7xf6 23. Qd1-f1+ Kf6-e6 24. Rg8xg6+ Ke6-d7 25. Qf1-f5+ Kd7-d8 26. Rg6-g8+ Re7-e8 27. Bc1-g5+ Bc5-e7 28. Qf5-f7 Bc8-d7 29. Bg5xh4 Be7xh4 30. Rg8-g7 1-0

Jun-13-05  InspiredByMorphy: <Jaym> In your first game , white made a viscous blunder with 9.h3? while still in the opening. In your second game black should have played 5. ...Be7 instead of 5. ...Bc5? which does nothing but sit behind a pawn which obstructs its diagonal for the remainder of the game. 5. ...Be7 would have prevented black from having to play ...Be7 at a later point anyhow. For example 14. ...Be7 15.h3 g6 equalizes. Look at the main line for black. It recommends 4. ...Be6 followed by 5. ...f6 Opening Explorer
Jan-07-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: How about that for a king hunt .... lovely display from the black! Adorjan would say "Black is OK!" :)
Feb-02-08  wolfmaster: <JayM> Atwood was not a patzer, he was able to defeat Philidor. Anand occasionally blunders, but do you call him a patzer?
Feb-02-08  wolfmaster: This is a copy...
Oct-26-08  Kiborg007: 14. Bf1 Qxh1 15. Bb5+ , and he takes queen, like Morphy:)
Jul-26-09  just a kid: Sheer diaster for White.Makes you think why NN would play the king's gambit.
Jul-26-09  just a kid: <Kiborg007>14...Qxc2 is better.
Jul-26-09  Steven87: <just a kid> No one can "know" they'll be an NN when the game starts!
Jul-26-09  just a kid: <steven47>True...
Jul-26-09  crwynn: 18...Qf2?? 19.Re1+??

Good Lord what kind of game were they playing back then?

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