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M van Paddenburg vs Adolf Anderssen
Unknown (1861), Amsterdam NED
Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo (C50)  ·  1-0

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Oct-08-10  blazerdoodle: What's wrong with 6...d5?
Oct-09-10  krippp: <blazerdoodle> Well, 1st:

Black already played <4..d6>, thus <6..d5> would constitute a waste of time,

and 2nd:
Black doesn't needlessly want to open up the position, as he'd remain behind a tempo with his King still in the center; The appeal of <6..d5> lowers significantly, when you consider that after

<6..d5
7.exd5>
,

Black's most "obvious" move,

<7..Nxd5>, is poison due to:

<8.Nxf7 Kxf7
9.Qf3+>
.

You can check out the following games, for some illustration on what happens if Black tries to hold onto the Knight with <Ke6>:

Morphy vs A Morphy, 1850
Morphy vs NN, 1850

Jun-19-12  Abdel Irada: Good grief. Adolf Anderssen played this atrocity?

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