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Cecil De Vere vs George MacDonnell
London (1872), London ENG, Jun-18
Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21)  ·  1-0



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Oct-23-07  gambitfan:

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7 ♘g5?! move of the text

I suggest instead : 7 ♗g5!

isn't it a better move ?

Jun-13-15  wordfunph: <gambitfan: isn't it a better move?>

anyone out there?

7.66 yrs and ticking..

Aug-12-19  gambitfan: 1) +1.08 (18 ply) 8.♘xd5 ♘xd5 9.♗xd5 ♗b4+ 10.♔f1 ♗e6 11.♗e3 ♕e7 12.♘xe6 fxe6 13.♗xc6+ bxc6 14.♕h5+ ♕f7 15.♕xf7+ ♔xf7 16.♔e2 ♗e7 17.♖hc1 ♖hb8 18.♖ab1 ♖b4 19.f3 ♖c8 20.♖d1 ♖b7 21.b3 a6 22.♖bc1
Aug-14-19  TrczkWszczinsk: 39. g4+ and following king hunt leads to mate:
39. g4+ Ke4 40. Qe3+ Kd5 41. Qd3+ Ke6 42. Rc6+ Ke7 43. Qd6+ Ke8 44. Rc8#
Oct-27-21  Nosnibor: This game was played in the B.C.A. Grand Tourney won by Steinitz with seven straight wins from 7 games. Blackburne was second losing only to Steinitz and De Vere.

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