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Mephisto (Automaton) vs Samuel Tinsley
London (1878), London ENG
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57)  ·  1-0



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Jun-03-10  themindset: Surprised there's no kibitzing on this amusing fried liver. 20.Qf7!! is a great move. All the more so as 20.Qd1 was sufficient for the win.
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  whiteshark: What a wild guesswork $3 :D
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  Jean Defuse: ...

William Steinitz: 'The following brilliant game was played by the Mr. Gumpel's automaton "Mephisto" (of which a description appeared in our last week's issue, page 429*), against a metropolitan amateur.' (*The Field <1878>)


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