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Henry Seymour Conway vs François André Philidor
London (1790)
Bishop's Opening: General (C23)  ·  0-1



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Mar-12-03  Rookpawn: White seems to have forgotten about his own passed h-pawn.
Sep-05-04  Knight13: I got nothing to say about this game.
Sep-05-04  Giancarlo: <knight13>
Must you then say smething even if you have nothing to say?????
Sep-05-04  iron maiden: <Giancarlo> Don't even bother asking; I think you're the only one here who doesn't have him on "ignore."
Sep-05-04  Giancarlo: I'm giving it one last try <Iron Maiden>, see The Kibitzer's Café
Sep-05-04  Knight13: <Gaincarlo> Last try? Sure. You can put me on your ignore list. It's your chioce. Not mine.
Dec-05-05  Chess Clasics: <Putting Knight13 on ignore list> Yeah, but his avatar is soooooo cute!
Oct-22-07  blazerdoodle: My avatar is better than your avatar.

Uh, anyone got anything to say about this game? This lowly patzer can alway use the help.

Dec-01-07  nimh: Rybka 2.4 mp, AMD X2 2.01GHz, 10 min per move, threshold 0.33:

Conway 14 mistakes:
4.d3 0.39 (4.Nf3 0.96)
5.Qf3 0.21 (5.Qg4 0.71)
14.f4 0.03 (14.d5 0.56)
15.Rxd4 -0.36 (15.Bxe6 0.06)
18.Ng1 -0.63 (18.a3 -0.03)
20.e5 -0.89 (20.Nh4 -0.39)
21.Nxe5 -1.86 (21.fxe5 -0.80)
33.Rxg6 -1.80 (33.Rh7+ -0.53)
35.Rxh5 -1.62 (35.c4 -1.05)
37.Kd2 -2.61 (37.b4 -1.80)
38.Rh8 -3.83 (38.b4 -2.61)
39.c3 -6.09 (39.Rh6 -3.81)
42.Kc1 -22.32 (42.Ke1 -6.33)
43.Rxc6 #24 (43.b5 -21.03)

Philidor 5 mistakes:
3...Bd6 0.96 (3...d5 0.30)
13...a5 0.56 (13...Bd7 0.05)
29...e5 -1.13 (29...Bxg3 -2.13)
31...Bd6 -0.58 (31...R5g6 -1.13)
34...e4 -1.05 (34...Rh6 -1.76)

Aug-21-08  Xeroxx: I haven't got anything to say about this game either.
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  whiteshark: <Xeroxx: <I haven't got anything to say about this game either.>>

The next step is to learn from your own mistakes as well; the sixth and most common mistake... :D

Sep-01-11  DieHard: I think the game is interesting. Philidor's Bd6-Bc7 and d7-d6 are suggestive of ideas in the Closed Ruy.
Nov-15-11  AnalyzeThis: You're right, DieHard. Objectively, in this specific position, the Bd6 and Bc7 idea is too time consuming, but in general, it's an interesting strategic idea.
Jul-14-16  juanhernandez: a gift game !!!
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