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Alexander C Palmer vs Henry Wellsteed Apperly
QLD ch (1896), Brisbane AUS, rd 2, Oct-12
Spanish Game: Columbus Variation (C68)  ·  1-0

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Jan-05-16  optimal play: Unusual variation of the Spanish.

I'm not sure C68 is the correct ECO.

11.f4 is ok but 11.Qf3 looks interesting.

16...Bg4? Instead 16...Rhe8! gives Black a winning game.

20...Bxc3? More promising might have been the sacrifice 20...Rd2 since if White takes the bait with 21.Qxd2? then 21...Bxc5+! 22.Kh1 Rd8 23.Qc1 Nf5! wins


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25.c4! wins

After two games, Palmer already leads Apperly by 2-0 with the Champion of Queensland to be decided upon the first player to seven points.

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