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looks like a smothered to me.
Petrosian called it "Oops!", in 1962.
looks kind of like the blackburne (i believe thats what its called) gambit
where did you get my last game as white?
Wow. This looks pretty clever especially for a blitz game.
You're not thinking of Phildor are you? Thats the only thing that springs to mind with smotherd mate. Either way good game and great mate.
Yeah, it looks like the schematic of the Blackburne Shilling Gambit to me. Supposedly Blackburne offered games to amateurs, at stakes of a Shilling, and would proceed to win by this wily if dubious Gambit. This is just chess legend, and I doubt if it is true.
It's very similar to the Costage Trap.
Yes, definitely Blackburne pattern, did you aim for it or it just happened ?
by leklerk1 5 minutes ago
Of course you owe a rematch
by MyRatingis1523 6 minutes ago
yansh20 -- condom 1401 to 1091
by MyRatingis1523 7 minutes ago
Thoughts on people who illegally download chess books?
by MyRatingis1523 8 minutes ago
Tired of sandbagging players
by weakatbullet 9 minutes ago
Help with filtering out just moves in .pgn
by Martin_Stahl 10 minutes ago
Who "decides" which opening to use?
by Nevada2012 10 minutes ago
Falling asleep to chess lectures.
by chessspy1 12 minutes ago
Proverbial "stalemate" ?
by aidan0816 14 minutes ago
by super-bird 16 minutes ago
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