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Max Judd vs James Glover Grundy
5th American Chess Congress (1880), Manhattan, New York USA, rd 1, Jan-07
Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45)  ·  0-1



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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Be3 Qf6 6. c3 Nge7 <6 ... Qg6 is also good Opening Explorer > 7. Bc4 Bb6 <Black scores well from here Opening Explorer > 8. 0-0 0-0 <[last book move]<>> 9. f4 <9. Kh1 Ne5 10. Be2 h5 11. f4 Ng4 Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 ; 9. Kh1 d5 10. ed Ne5 11. Bb3 Ng4 Zsofia Polgar vs Geller, 1993 ; 9. Na3 Qg6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Re1 d6 Leko vs Van der Sterren, 1992 > d6 <Scotch Center> 10. Na3 Be6 11. Be2 Rad8 12. g4 <White launches a Kingside attack> h6 13. Nc4 Bxc4 14. Bxc4 Rfe8?! <[14 ... Qg6 =]<>> 15. g5 Qg6 <[15 ... hxg5 16. fxg5 Qg6 17. Bxf7+ Qxf7 18. Rxf7 Kxf7 19. Qh5+ Kg8 ]<>> 16. f5 Bxd4 <White wins material, so Black sacrifices Q for BN> 17. fxg6 <[17. cxd4 Qh7 18. g6 Qh8 19. gxf7+ ]<>> Bxe3+ 18. Kg2 Rf8 19. gxf7+ <[19. Rxf7!? Rxf7 20. Bxf7+ Kh8 21. gxh6 gxh6 ]<>> Kh7 20. gxh6 Bxh6 21. Bb3 Ne5 22. Qh5 N7g6 23. Kh1 Rd7 24. Be6 Re7 25. Bf5 Rexf7 26. Rg1 Rf6 27. Raf1 <[27. Rg5 Rxf5 28. Rxf5 Nf4 ]<>> Kg8 28. Rg3 <[28. Qd1 Ne7 29. Qb3+ ]<>> Ne7 29. Rfg1 R8f7 30. Qh3 Nxf5 31. exf5 Bf4 32. R3g2?? <The fatal error, turning a win into a loss> <[32. Rg6 c6 33. Rxf6 Rxf6 34. Qh5 ]<>> Rh6 <Black traps the Queen> <[ ]<>> 33. Rxg7+ Rxg7 34. Rxg7+ Kxg7 <Black has RBN vs Q, winning quickly> 35. Qg2+ Kf6 36. Qxb7 <[36. h3 Kxf5 37. Qc2+ ]<>> Rxh2+ 37. Kg1 c6 38. Kf1 <[38. Qxa7 Bg3 39. Qe3 Bf2+ 40. Qxf2 Rxf2 41. Kxf2 Nd3+ ]<>> Be3 39. Qa6 Nf3 <Mating net> 40. Qe2 Nd2+ 0-1 <41. Ke1 Rh1+>.

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  WorstPlayerEver: A funny line after 14. Bc4 Nd4 15. Bd4 Bd4 16. Qd4 Qd4 17. cd4 d5
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