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Taylor vs Philip Cody
cr (1980) (correspondence)
English Opening: Myers Variation (A10)  ·  0-1

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May-01-03  Elrathia Kingi: Is this a joke? 1...g5? 5.e4? 7.Bd2? I can understand the last moves as overlooking the danger, but the rest just seems bizarre, on both sides.
May-01-03
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  chessgames.com: Admittedly, not the strongest correspondence game in the database.
May-02-03  Bears092: 1... g5 actually has quite a few proponents who argue that it gains more space than g6, but since white played c4 instead of d4/e4 (since c4 doesn't control as much of the center) that it is more justified.
Nov-04-03  Lawrence: According to Junior 8 this game is perfectly well played and evenly balanced--until White's fatal mistake on move 9 of course. All White had to do was play 9.Qc2. I'm glad this sort of game is in chessgames, it cheers me up enormously to know I'm not the only one (and it's fun to play through these games and try to spot the errors as they occur).
Nov-27-05  Chopin: It pays to take your time before making a move. Like <Lawrence> mentioned, all White had to do was play Qc2.
Dec-16-06  c.einstein1: both played horribly...and white must love push pawns and smothering his king. I can't believe white practically forced mate on himself.
Mar-24-15
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  TheTamale: Perhaps the finest attacking game in the annals of chess. Both combatants came out with guns blazing, but only one Titan was left standing in the end. Breathtaking.
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