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George Atwood vs Joseph Wilson
Casual (1795), London ENG, Feb-11
Philidor Defense: General (C41)  ·  1-0

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Mar-31-07
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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 <Philidor's Defense, cramped but solid> 3. d4 Bg4 <More successful is 3 ... Nd7 or 3 ... Nf6 fighting for the center. 3 ... Nc6 4. Bb5 transposes to the Ruy Lopez.> 4. dxe5 Bxf3 <4 ... dxe5? 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. Nxe5 wins a Pawn> 5. Qxf3 dxe5 6. Bc4 <This line scores great for White (10/10) Opening Explorer > Qd7 <[last book move]<>> <6 ... Nf6 7. Qb3 Qe7 8. Nc3 Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858 ; 6 ... Qf6 7. Qb3 b6 8. 0-0 J Gallagher vs M Mikavica, 1999 ; 6 ... f6?! 7. Qb3 Qd4? 8. Bf7+ mates D Rotman vs G Bornarel, 1992 > 7. Qb3 c6 <Black defends b7 while intending ... b5> 8. a4 Bd6 9. 0-0 <[9. Qg3 g6 ]<>> Nf6 10. Nc3 0-0 <Black gets a playable game, although White owns the Two Bishops on an open board> 11. Be3 Kh8 <[11 ... Qc7!? ]<>> 12. Rad1 Nh5? <Black plans ... Nf4 and/or ... f5 but this is too slow> <[12 ... Qc7 ]<>> 13. Rxd6! Qxd6 14. Qxb7 Nd7 15. Rd1 <White skewers the Nd7, winning two pieces for a Rook> Qb8 <[15 ... Rfb8 16. Qxd7 Qxd7 17. Rxd7 Rxb2 ]<>> 16. Rxd7 Qxb7 17. Rxb7 <After the Queen trade, the Rb7 is forking the Pa7 and the Pf7> f5 18. Rxa7 Rab8 19. h3 <White protects the weak back rank, but 19. b3 would have consolidated the Queenside better> Rxb2 20. Bc5 Rg8?! <Black drops the exchange> 21. Bd3 <[21. Bxg8!? Kxg8 22. exf5 g6 23. fxg6 hxg6 ]<>> g5 22. Bd6 1-0 <22 ... Re8 23. exf5 Nf6 24. Rf7 and Black has no play, meanwhile the passed a Pawn wins quickly>.

<[Fritz 7]<>>

Mar-31-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: Fritz 7 Deep Position Analysis [20MB]:

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Bg4 4. dxe5 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 dxe5 6. Bc4 Qd7

1) 7. Nc3

a) 7 ... Nf6 8. Bg5 Nc6 9. Bxf6 Nd4 10. Qd3 [0.75/13]

b) 7 ... Nf6 8. 0-0 c6 9. Ne2 b5 10. Bd3 [0.66/14]

c) 7 ... Nc6 8. Be3 Bb4 9. Qg3 g6 10. 0-0 [0.84/12]

d) 7 ... Bb4 8. 0-0 Bxc3 9. Qxc3 Nc6 10. Qg3 [1.44/13]

2) 7. Qb3

a) 7 ... b6 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. Qa4 a6 10. Bb5 [1.16/12]

b) 7 ... c5 8. Qg3 Nc6 9. Nc3 Nf6 10. Be3 [0.88/12]

c) 7 ... c6 8. Nd2 Nf6 9. 0-0 Qc7 10. a4 [0.72/13]

3) 7. 0-0 Nc6 8. c3 Nf6 9. b4 Rd8 10. Nd2 [0.63/12]

May-02-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: Atwood defeated Wilson 7-0 against the C41 Philidor Defense: this straight-up Philidor game, and six others with the sharp Philidor Counter-Gambit (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 f5!?).

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