Ups and Downs in the Morra Gambit

attilaturzo
IM attilaturzo
Jul 2, 2016, 1:11 PM |
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In 2012 I hold the 1000 Bright Minds event, where I played simultaneously with more than 1000 players. One of my opponents, Alan, asked my opinion about our game. I annotated the game and I share it with you.

He played the Morra Gambit which gives good attacking chances and I think it was a good idea to play it when I had to focus on more than 1000 games.

He had a winning possibility in the opening. He had a development advantage and he needed to sacrifice a knight to break in to my position. He continued to play slowly which gave me the time to consolidate and win in the endgame. Please write a comment if you have any questions or ideas about the game! Thank you for your attention.

 

 

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