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John Cochrane vs Howard Staunton
London m2 (1842)
Elephant Gambit: General (C40)  ·  1-0

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Jan-20-07  wolfmaster: When Cochrane can get into tactical and sacraficial openings, he's a tough opponent.
Jan-20-07
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  al wazir: I think that after 10...dxc4 11. Rxf7 Bxf7 12. d5 Bc5+ 13. Kh1 Ne7 I would rather have black.
Jan-23-07  Cyphelium: <al wazir> Possibly the slower approach 10.- dxc4 11. ♖xf7 ♗xf7 12. ♕g4!? is the way to play for white, for example 12.- ♘c6 13. c3 and then developing the bishop and the rook before advancing the central pawns.
Feb-27-07  zb2cr: I don't get it. Why not 14. ... Qxd5? Black's two pieces ahead and swapping the Queen makes White's attack stagger.
Oct-04-07  nimh: Rybka 2.4 mp, AMD X2 2.01GHz, 10 min per move, threshold 0.25.

Cochrane 3 mistakes:
5.Nc3 -0.18 (5.Nd3 0.72)
9.f4 -0.96 (9.dxe5 0.10)
18.Qxf8+ 5.27 (18.e7 12.59)

Staunton 5 mistakes:
9...cxd5 -0.27 (9...exd4 -0.96)
10...Qd7 0.42 (10...dxc4 -0.38)
11...Bxd5 0.98 (11...Nc6 0.43)
14...Ne7 7.15 (14...Qxd5 0.49)
17...Qb4 12.59 (17...Nd7 7.65)

Apr-09-08  sallom89: i've seem crazy attackers and played against them, but never seen a player like that, its funny...good game.
Aug-27-08  dwavechess: I liked a lot this game, for me it seems very instructive. Rybka 2.3.2 at 14 ply likes cochrane's moves, 80% agreement.
Sep-09-08  dwavechess: 15/20 with Rybka 3 w32 15 ply!
Sep-09-08  dwavechess: for Cochrane
Sep-10-08  dwavechess: 15/20 with rybka 3 w32 at 3 minutes per move.
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