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Paul Morphy vs Theodore Lichtenhein
Knight Odds game (1859) (unorthodox), New York, NY USA, Jul-??
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Jan-19-08  like a GM: How come Morphy's rooks are always so active and his opponents aren't? Strange :p
Jan-22-09  heuristic: 10...Ne4 11.Bd5 (11.QB3 f5 12.exd6 cxd6) 11...f5 12.Qa4 dxe5 13.Qc4

11...Rf8 12.dexe5 Na5 13.Qc2 Nxc4

17...c6 18.Bxe7 Nx7 19.Qxh7 Bxd4 20.Nxg6

18.Rad1 Rh8 19.Nxg6 hxg6 20.Qxh8+

21...Qc7 22.Rxd4 xd4 23.Qh6+ Kf7 24.Qe6+

Jan-26-09  WhiteRook48: if you're like a GM, are you a GM?
Aug-21-10  Grantchamp: It is called playing better Like a GM.
Nov-30-15  juliosantoro: Keep in mind that Mr. Morphy's odds leave him a piece less to be developed in the opening, hence the rooks are active so early!

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