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Jacob Sarratt vs NN
Casual (1818), ENG
Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44)  ·  1-0



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Jun-14-05  Knight13: 4... Bxd4 would've been better. That way Black stops the threat of Nxf7 2 moves later.
Dec-03-06  BaranDuin: Black's resignation seems a bit premature to me
Dec-26-06  Rubenus: Perhaps he was impressed of the 'brilliant' combination? Or it is an incomplete game.
Feb-28-07  Rubenus: And 5. Nh6 would also have been better because it develops a piece.
Feb-28-07  Rubenus: See: A Meek vs Morphy, 1855
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  FSR: It's ridiculous for Black to resign. The position is equal.
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  Telemus: <FSR: The position is equal.> Black loses at least a pawn and should be much worse. SF 11 confirms with evaluations around +2.
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  FSR: <Telemus> Sorry. I miscounted pawns and thought Black would have material equality after he dropped the pawn on d4.
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  Telemus: <Rubenus: Or it is an incomplete game.> The Oxford Encyclopedia and the Whitehead database give the same gamescore and do not indicate that it is incomplete.

The Encyclopedia's source is a manuscript by Harold James Ruthven Murray. Of course, that's not a primary one. But Whitehead, as far as I understood, used solely primary sources. So where did he get it from?

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