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Louis Paulsen vs Adolf Schwarz
Paulsen - Schwarz (1879), Leipzig GER, rd 3, Jul-22
French Defense: Advance Variation. Main Line (C02)  ·  1-0



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Oct-19-04  akiba82: An early example of the Greek Gift sacrifice, Bh7+, Ng5+ followed by the entrance of the queen in most cases. Does anyone know of an earlier example?
Oct-19-04  Kean: Indeed, h7 was weak for the advanced e5 pawn. A nice variation against the french with a3,b4 and nc3 facing the qb6, though the b2 bishop looks sick by the moment.
Jun-05-17  User not found: I know from my own little games that in the French a knight on f5 can be a pain because I always end up trying to defend the d4 pawn but was crazy because 16.Bxh7+ is the first thing I'll look at and here it's completely crushing..

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After.. KxN and Ng4+ black has to play Kg6 but once again I know from my own little games that Qg4 doesn't always work because of an escape route for the king on the f file.. After Kg6 I would have played Qd3+ and pushed my h pawn, it's completely winning

Jun-05-17  User not found: *15..Nf5e7?


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Sep-10-21  BarakSaltz: In response to akiba82, Mackenzie vs G Hammond, 1864 could be useful to consider.

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