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James McConnell vs Paul Morphy
New Orleans (1850), New Orleans, LA USA
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52)  ·  0-1

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Oct-19-04  chessslayer: you have to give it to morphy .....the man was good at tactics.....
Dec-01-05  Chopin: Morphy was a tactical genius.
Jan-13-06  Pawn Ambush: At this young age you see Morphy playing the opening superbly I can't understand how his father and uncle failed to play the black side of the Evans better!
Jan-13-06  Saruman: 26.Re2 Ne3+ 27.Rxe3 Qf2# very nice.
Jan-14-06  morpstau: How to play the black Ev.gambit.
Apr-28-09  WhiteRook48: 15 Qxa5 looks bad to me.
Aug-17-09  birthtimes: 20. Bxf8 Qxh3+ 21. Kg1 Qg3+ 22. Kh1 Ne3 and mate shortly.
Dec-16-09  birthtimes: Theory prefers 8.Nxe5 or 8.Qc2.
Jun-03-11  jahinder: Such wonderful play.
Oct-07-11  recon: Why not 25...KxG7?
Jun-26-12  e4 resigns: I assume you mean 25...Kxf7? 26.Qxf5 and white is better.
Sep-03-13
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Today's Game of the Day (Chigorin-Steinitz) inspired me to look at the 6...Nf6 variation, and I see that Morphy played it before Anderssen, but Anderssen played it more often, and I cannot help but wonder--should this variation be named in honor of *both* grest rivals?!
Jan-29-16  juanhernandez: But nothing is greater than Friendship.
Oct-28-16  romancitog: No one could touch Morphy
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