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Karl Burger vs Donald Byrne
53rd US Open (1952), Tampa, FL USA, rd 10, Jul-23
Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit. Main Line (D31)  ·  0-1



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  FSR: 8.Nxf6+ is much better than the flaccid 8.Ng3.
Jun-12-18  ChessHigherCat: <FSR: 8.Nxf6+ is much better than the flaccid 8.Ng3.>

Indeed, 8. Nxf6+ would have been far more upright, penetrating and hard on Byrne than the flaccid and impotent 8. Ng3.

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  morfishine: The prophylactic <8.Ng3> allows Black to assume a dominant position & mount a decisive attack leaving him on top
Jun-12-18  ChessHigherCat: < morfishine: The prophylactic <8.Ng3> allows Black to assume a dominant position & mount a decisive attack leaving him on top>

And missionary accomplished!

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  moronovich: Burger loses to Donald.

Must be a pun in there...

Jun-13-18  ChessHigherCat: Byrne, Burger, Byrne!
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  moronovich: <ChessHigherCat: Byrne, Burger, Byrne!>


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