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Harek vs Wilhelm Schoenmann
Verdun (1916)
Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29)  ·  0-1

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Apr-11-12
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  GrahamClayton: The location for this game must be wrong. How could a German master end up in a French city during World War 1?
Apr-11-12
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  Phony Benoni: <GrahamClayton> Could the players have been soldiers? There was a nearly year-long battle at Verdun in 1916. Plenty of time for a game behind the lines, in the trenches, or in a prisoner camp.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle...

Jul-23-18
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  Jean Defuse: ...

The Verdun Gambit (by Rick Kennedy)

Part 1: http://jeromegambit.blogspot.com/20...

Part 2: http://jeromegambit.blogspot.com/20...

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Jul-23-18
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  Stonehenge: According to Twentsch dagblad Tubantia September 2 1916 it was played in the Verdun trenches:

https://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=...

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