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Ignatz von Kolisch vs Ilya Shumov
Kolisch - Shumov (1862), St. Petersburg RUS, rd 4, May-30
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51)  ·  1-0



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  Honza Cervenka: Very nice attack.
Mar-30-07  psmith: Here's some analysis I did with the help of Fritz 5.32

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. O-O d6 7. d4 exd4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. d5 Qf6 ? (tempting but unsound) 10. dxc6 Qxa1 11. Qb3 ! (threat: Bb2) 11... Qf6 12. e5 ! dxe5 (if 12... Qg6 13. exd6 cxd6 14. Re1+ and now (a) 14... Ne7 15. Bd3 Qh5 (15... Qg4 16. Bg5 f6 17. h3 Qh5 is similar) 16. Bg5 f6 17. cxb7 Bxb7 18. Qb5+ Kf8 19. Bxf6 Nd5 (19... Qxb5 20. Bxe7+ Kf7 21. Bxb5) 20. Be7+ Kg8 21. Bc4 winning (b) 14...Kf8 15. Bd3 f5 (if 15... Qh5 16. Ba3; if 15... Be6 16. Qa3 Bc5 17. Bxg6 Bxa3 18. Bxa3) 16. Qd5 Rb8 17. Ba3 Bc7 18. Ne5 Qf6 19. Nc4 Ne7 20. Nxd6 bxc6 21. Qxc6 Bxd6 22. Bxd6 Be6 23. Bxe7+ Qxe7 24. Rxe6 winning) 13. Re1 bxc6 (13... Ne7 14. Rxe5; or 13... Be6 14. Rxe5 O-O-O 15. Bxe6+ fxe6 16. Bg5 Qf8 17. Bxd8 Qxd8 18. a4) 14. Bg5 Qd6 15. Nxe5 Be6 16. Nxf7 Kxf7 17. Rxe6 Bxf2+ 18. Kxf2 Qd4+ 19. Kf1 Kf8 20. Qa3+ c5 21. Qf3+ (mate follows) 1-0

Aug-06-07  sanyas: Think 12.♗b2 may be improvement, because of 12.e5 ♕f5!
Nov-05-07  psmith: <sanyas> 12. e5 ♕f5 13. exd6 cxd6 14. ♖e1+ is good for White. Analysis:

14...♘e7 15. ♗d3 ♕g4 16. ♗g5 f6 17. h3 ♕h5 18. cxb7 ♗xb7 19. ♕b5+ ♔f8 20. ♗xf6 ♘d5 21. ♗e7+ ♔g8 22. ♗c4

14... ♔f8 15. ♗a3 ♕f4 16. ♕d1 ♗c7 17. ♘e5 g5 18. g3 ♕f5 19. ♘xf7

14... ♔d8 15. ♗d3 ♕h5 16. ♗g5+ ♔c7 17. cxb7 ♗xb7 18. ♕c3+

14... ♗e6 15. ♗xe6 fxe6 16. ♖xe6+ ♔f8 17. ♗a3 ♗c5 18. ♗xc5 ♕xc5 19. ♕xb7

aided by Fritz 5.32.

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