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Serafino Dubois vs Jean Dufresne
Rotterdam (1863), Rotterdam NED
Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Wurzburger Trap (C29)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Nov-09-08  Kiborg007: White can move forward his d pawn, because black can't take him with rook! Then he can take g or b pawn.
Nov-09-08  hcgflynn: interesting situation... for instance lets try 41. d6. My line is:

41. d6 Rc8 42. Kd5 Rc5+ 43. Kd4 Rc8

so the white king cannot enter into black's fort unless he sacrifices his d or f pawn:

44. d7 Rd8 45. Kd5 Rxd7+ 46. Kc6 Rd8 47. Kxb6 Ra8

so what now? the h5 bishop cannot move and black seems to stop white queenside pawns. the only chance is to sacrifice the f pawn.

48. f8=Q+ Rxf8 49. Kxa5

i don't know whether my analysis is correct so far or not, neither that white is winning in this position or black has the chance to draw. what does the computer says, anyone?

Nov-09-08  hcgflynn: i've made some further analysis after 49. Kxa5. everything seemed to be hopeless except 49. - Rh8:

49. - Rh8 50. b4 Rxh5 51. gxh5 (51. b5 seems interesting) g4 52. b5 g3 53. b6 g2 54. b7 g1=Q 55. b8=Q Qc5+

can black save the game with perpetual?

Nov-10-08  Kiborg007: Computer said this: 41 d6 Ke6 42 d7 Rf8 43 Kd4 Rd8 44 Ke4 Rf8 45 Bg6 Kf6 46 Bh5 Ke6 47 Kd4 Rd8 48 Ke4 Rh8 49 Bg6 Rf8 50 Kd4 Rb8 51 Bf5 Kxf7 52 Kd5 Ke7 53 Kc6 Kd8 54 Be6 Ke7 55 Kc7 ... and so on. whit King take then a and b pawn, but black can take g pawn.
Jul-14-14  GumboGambit: Along with

H Caro vs K Hollaender, 1888

this is the closest db game that follows the full Wurzburger Trap line. (11 ...Bxc2 12. b3)

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