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NN vs Grigory Helbach
St Petersburg corr (1891) (correspondence), ?
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Open Variation (C55)  ·  0-1

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Aug-14-06  Sleeping kitten: chessgames.com this game was played without the f7 pawn, according to Le Lionnais.
Nov-23-09  beenthere240: That would explain 9. g3, white's queen was attacked by the rook. It also explains 8...Rf8 since kingside castling would be illegal.
Sep-11-14
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  sachistu: Saw your post (from 2006!)I do not have the Le Lionnais book. Does it say if this was actually a correspondence game? Another source says it was played at St. Petersburg Chess Club (which makes more sense if this was an odds-game as you mention).

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