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H Reinle vs Seyfried
Murau (1959), Murau AUT
King's Gambit: Accepted. King's Knight Gambit (C37)  ·  1-0



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May-01-04  iron maiden: I've always loved Legal's Mate.
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  fredthebear: The sacrifice 5.Nxg5 works.
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  sea7kenp: Are you sure it's Legal to Mate that way? :-)
Nov-12-19  WorstPlayerEver: 8. Nxg5 Ne5 9. Be2 Bxe2 10. Qxe2 fxg5 11. dxe5 Ne7 12. exd6 Qxd6 13. Qb5+ Nc6 14. Qxg5 Qc5+ 15. Qxc5 Bxc5+ 16. Kh1 O-O-O 17. Bxf4 Bd4 18. Rad1 Bxc3 19. bxc3 Rxd1 20. Rxd1 and Black - weird enough - is still aloif.

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20... Re8 21. e5 Re6 22. a4 Nd8 23. Rd4 Rc6 24. Bd2 Rc5 25. Re4 Rd5 26. Be3 Rd1+ 27. Bg1 Ne6 28. Rh4 Rc1 29. h3 h5 30. Kh2 Rxc2 31. Rxh5 Rxc3 32. h4 Ra3 33. Rh8+ Kd7 34. h5 Rxa4 35. h6 Rh4+ 36. Kg3 Rh5 37. Kg4 Rg5+ 38. Kf3 Rf5+ 39. Ke4 Rf4+ 40. Kd3 Rh4 41. Be3 c5 42. Rb8 c4+ 43. Kc3 Kc7 44. Rg8 b5 45. g3 Rh3 46. Kb4 Kc6 47. Rg6 Kd5 48. Kxb5 c3 49. Kb4 c2 50. Kc3 Nd4 51. e6 Nf5 52. Bf4 c1=Q+ 53. Bxc1 Ne7 54. Rg7

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54... Kxe6 55. Bg5 Rxg3+ 56. Kd2 Rg2+ 57. Kc1 Rg1+ 58. Kd2 Nf5 59. h7 Rh1

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Nice puzzle :)

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