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Patrick Eiffe vs Henry Hookham
Australian Championship (1887), Adelaide AUS, rd 1, Aug-17
Nimzowitsch Defense: Franco-Nimzowitsch Variation (B00)  ·  1-0

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Jun-02-13  optimal play: Don't know why this opening has been designated <Nimzowitsch Defence: Franco-Nimzowitsch Variation (B00)> when it looks like <French Defence: Advance Variation (C02)>?

Also I don't understand the purpose behind 19...♔h7? which just seems to invite White's attack.

Nevertheless this was still a nice first-up win by Eiffe who unfortunately lost every subsequent game in this tournament until round 7 when he scored a surprising upset win against David Heiman P Eiffe vs David Heiman, 1887

Jul-23-13  gauer: Apparently 6 ... g6 (as in H Ragnarsson vs N Davidsdottir, 2011 0-1) attempts to improve on 6 ... ♕ d7 in this sideline.
Jul-31-15
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  Honza Cervenka: Black had superior play from the opening here and after 16...Qa7 17.Nf3 Qb6 18.Rb1 Bb4+ his advantage is quite apparent. But then he got a bad idea to castle Kingside and after several suboptimal moves lost quickly.

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