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5/15/2014 - Morphy-Harrwitz, 4th Match game, 1858


  • 4 months ago · Quote · #181

    BryanCFB

    stevedirks1959 wrote:
    BryanCFB wrote:

    In your 5...Qe7 6. Qxg6+ Qg7 line white wins quicker with 7. Rf8+ Kxf8 8. Qe8#.

    this isn't an answer to me is it? because I left king in check. Someone please show me where I am wrong? Post #173

    No.  Sorry about that.  I'm referring to a post by Roost1513 from page three and just realized I forgot to quote it before I saw your post that I'm quoting now.  I have edited it to clear up any confusion.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #182

    BryanCFB

    mk_master_365 wrote:

    so evening up material? Well...

    Well, not exactly.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #183

    BryanCFB

    ChessJabberWalker wrote:

    weak! second move Nf5 to h6 so much better

    I think 3. Nh6+ (my original guess) might be a good move, but I'm pretty sure 2. Nh6 is not, as it appears black can safely capture the knight.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #184

    BryanCFB

    CC0112358 wrote:

    After 3. Nxe7+, instead of 3......Kg7, black should have abandoned the rook and taken the knight with 3....QxN. Still a challenge to battle the white queen and rook. Nevertheless, the white knight was ultimately black's downfall.

    Yeah, you're probably right.  I think it was just a case of black forcing white to find the correct moves with the knight on moves four and five, as white's path to overwhelming advantage is very straightforward if black goes into 3...Qxe7, probably more than if black does not play 3...Qxe7.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #185

    BryanCFB

    RainbowDash094 wrote:

    if the black queen takes the knight, then the white queen takes the rook, then it's a fairly even position

    Not for long.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #186

    BryanCFB

    I'm quite sure this combination doesn't work without the seemingly meaningless white pawn on d5, which prevents 5...Qe6!

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #187

    Bobcat

    TheRaze wrote:

    call me a noob but i dont see why the black queen didnt kill white knight.

    Your a noob.lol   Laughing

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #188

    qianhaha

    nice

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #189

    psraghothamarao4

    Nice one

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #190

    Kris00

    First page:)

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #191

    pbazan

    Guay

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #192

    chinaloser

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #193

    soupram

    nice - i'm getting closer to 1st page!

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #194

    skychessman

    I dont understand why the queen didnot take the horse after 3rd move ?

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #195

    Dunheng

    Easy bizy lemon squeezing

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #196

    maljhun05

    last move is confusing but i get it.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #197

    morphy2000

    Morphy never gets old.

  • 4 months ago · Quote · #198

    harilaos-xr600r

    ματ με τον ΙΠΠΟ απο 5G ΣΤΟ 6Η κατι που δεν βλεπεισ συχνα


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