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George Walker vs Jozsef Szen
Unknown (1837), London ENG (Westminster Chess Club)
King's Gambit: Accepted. Bishop's Gambit Lopez Variation (C33)  ·  0-1



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Oct-09-16  Aunt Jemima: 16. Qb4 seems to be the coffeehouse move here. I think 16. Bd2 followed by Bc3 would allowed more harmony to develop. I've notice that Walker and other players of this period were always tripping over their misplaced bishops on d2.
Apr-19-20  jnpope: <<The following game was played and won in the Westminster Chess Club by M. Szen, the Hungarian professor, of Mr. G. Walker.>
source: Bell's Life in London, 1839.01.20>
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  MissScarlett: <won in the Westminster Chess Club by M. Szen, the Hungarian professor, <of> Mr. G. Walker.>

Now I think <off> would typically be used, but I've noticed <of> is how they said it way back. Or am I wrong?

Apr-19-20  jnpope: No idea. My knowledge of English is strictly limited to the American variety in a certain range... much like my understanding of pop-culture and music (both of which died in August, 1990, with

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