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Frank Arthur Crowl vs Cecil Purdy
Australian Championship (1939), Sydney, rd 10, Jan-05
Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06)  ·  1-0

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TENTH ROUND.>

Crowl Defeats Purdy.>

Playing the game of his life, F. A. Crowl defeated the title-holder, C. J. S. Purdy in the tenth round of the Australian chess championship, which was played at Anthony Horderns fine arts department yesterday afternoon.>

PREMATURE ATTACK>

Crowl played the opening in a very original manner against Purdy whose position looked very formidable after a dozen moves.

The Australian champion became over-confident and attempted a premature attack on the queen's side leaving his king's side insufficiently protected.

Crowl seized his opportunity and counter-attacked vigorously.

He won a pawn and developed mating threats.

Purdy was forced to give up the exchange and several pawns to escape.

He fought for many moves against overwhelming odds but could not escape the inevitable end.>

- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) issue Friday 6 January 1939>

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