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Astonishing games pt 1

Mar 24, 2012, 3:13 AM 2

Hello! this is my first blog...Hope you enjoy

Modern form of chess dates back to 1475 in Italy, Spain and Southern Europe. Many brilliant and astonoshing games have been played since then. In the 1st and 2nd  part I will give a couple of games which are best known for there combinations which amaeturs fail to see. I am starting from the 17th century and 18th centuries. The following is one of earliest chess games recorded:


Balck had thought that after exf5 he would get a pwn and a rook and ruin blacks castling but he had not reckoned that Greco would come up with a brilliant combination and would enforce a checkmate. Next blog I will enhance the 18th century games.

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