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George Hammond vs Paul Morphy
Casual game (1857), New York, NY USA, Oct-07
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Greco Gambit (C53)  ·  0-1



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May-11-07  yoni.tsab: if 29. Rxd7 than black would have mate in 3 with ...Rb1+ !!
Jul-31-09  tentsewang: Mr. Morphy is the most interesting and phenomenal chess player that would revive your soul and give you the enlightenment of Chess game.
Mar-26-12  LoveThatJoker: Guess-the-Move Final Score:

G Hammond vs Morphy, 1857.
Your score: 59 (par = 44)


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  fredthebear: Here a video link to this game:

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  MissScarlett: I always click on these links expecting film of Morphy in action, but no luck again.
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  fredthebear: I think mankind's earliest preserved film (on youtube anyway) is from the 1880s. Typically very short clips (seconds, not minutes) of city folk dressed very well. The 1890's feature people getting on/off locomotives, etc.

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