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Charles Henry Stanley vs Paul Morphy
New York m (1857) (unorthodox), rd 1, Nov-28
Chess variants (000)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Oct-28-08  YoungEd: Is it just me, or is 9. Rh2 a real stinker? Wouldn't Kf1 or even g3 be better?
Jan-19-09  WhiteRook48: interesting draw.
Jan-19-09  AnalyzeThis: <YoungEd: Is it just me, or is 9. Rh2 a real stinker? Wouldn't Kf1 or even g3 be better? >

9. g3 Allows ...Ng2+ and ...Nxe3, so this can't be good.

9. Kf1 looks like it's asking for trouble, because black already has the f file opened against the king.

All in all, I think 9. Rh2 is the best move.

Jul-31-09  WhiteRook48: Morphy wields a Pirc without f-pawn
Nov-21-20  paulmorphy1969: Only 3 gam3 of this mach are
known, does anyone know if there are missing matches and how to find them?Thanks

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