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J Sutton vs W Philipp
Postal (1853) (correspondence)
English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation Quiet Line (A28)  ·  1-0

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Feb-13-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: 6.Bg4 proved to be incorrect.
Mar-16-10
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  GrahamClayton: Interesting to see the English being played back in the mid 1850's.
Jan-31-11
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  wordfunph: <Autoreparaturwerkbau: 6.Bg4 proved to be incorrect.>

i agree, the first mistake was 6...Bg4 (6...Nxc3 is the right move) and another one 7...Bxf3 instead of 7...Nxc3

Dec-10-11  optimal play: I doubt this game actually dates from 1853. According to the chessgames database this same J Sutton also played Tony Miles in 1980.

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