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Heltay vs Geza Janny
Budapest (1916), Budapest AUH
Englund Gambit Complex: Declined (A40)  ·  0-1

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Nov-06-03  Bears092: The first recorded game with 1. d4, and we get this bit of trash.

So sad.

Nov-06-03  Benjamin Lau: Maybe this is what convinced early chess players that 1. d4 is bad? ;-)
Nov-06-03
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  matey: I don't agree with you. Although White did not play well the stunning final move 12...f3!! is a wonderful knockout punch.
Jul-05-04  killaa: I have to agree with Matey, the final move of the game makes it all worth while.
Jul-31-04  RonB52734: <Bears092> If you accept that Greco vs NN, 1620 is actually a "recorded game" and not just Greco's musings and notes, it may be the first recorded game with 1.d4
Jul-31-04  sneaky pete: There are 5 other Janny-games in the database, played between 1898 and 1927, so the present game certainly wasn't played in 1816, more likely in 1916. Anyone from Hungary online who can give information about Janny? From his games, he appears to be a David Gedult type of coffeehouse master.
Sep-14-04  Whitehat1963: It actually took me a couple of minutes to see that 12...f3 wins instantly. Great move in the opening of the day!
Aug-25-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: 12...f3! is indeed a true killer-pawn.
Dec-20-07  Joe Rura: I was tickled to see the Englund gambit featured today. I won a $700 blitz class prize at the World Open in the early 1990's in part thanks to the Englund. Not a bad payday for the worlds's worst speed player.
Dec-20-07  Shams: after 7...Bd4 what on earth is wrong with taking twice? I don't get it.
May-08-09  Jedzz: 12. ... ? might make a really good Monday or Tuesday puzzle.
May-08-09  ILikeFruits: this was...
the first...
game ever...
uploaded...
on chessgames...
u say...
Jun-27-16
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  FSR: Janny is perhaps the greatest player ever.
Jun-27-16
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  Stonehenge: What about Benjamin Frank?
Jun-27-16
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  Stonehenge: And Prince Andrey Dadian of Mingrelia :)
Jun-28-16
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  FSR: <Stonehenge> I see that I've contradicted myself. I previously wrote about the prince <Undoubtedly the greatest chess genius of all time. He won every game, and in brilliant fashion to boot. Morphy and the rest are pikers by comparison.> I'd never heard of Benjamin Frank. He indeed won every game of his that appears in this database, but they're not nearly as impressive as those of Janny and the prince.
Nov-09-17
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  FSR: Here's another game with 2...f5: https://www.denverchess.com/games/v...

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