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Ben Dykes vs Morata
New Hampshire (1980)
King's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Defense Bertin Gambit (C35)  ·  1-0

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Apr-26-10
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  Domdaniel: Even quicker is 13.Ng5+ Kg6 14.Qf7+ Kxg5 13.Qf5#, or 13...Ke7 14.Qf7+ Kd6 15.Qe6#.

Of course Black commits suicide by taking the Bishop sac 12.Bxf7+ Kxf7, after which mate is forced. Instead, after 12.Bxf7+ Ke7, White has a strong initiative but no forced win. Black's trebled (!) h-pawns even have some protective value, cutting off key entry points from the white pieces.

If 13.Nxh4 then ...Rf8 will regain material. The simple 13.Nc3 may be better.

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