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Ilya Shumov vs Carl Jaenisch
Russia (1850)
Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44)  ·  1-0

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Nov-24-03
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  Eggman: White's underpromotion was as unnecessary as Black's decision to play out to mate.
Mar-30-04  Eatmysacs: 18. fxe8=N+ wasn't unnecessary. I am glad black promoted to knight in this situation rather than promote to queen (which would have given the same mate). It's the subtle things that make a game fun.
Sep-15-06  johnnyfroaction: the knight mate is faster, 18. fxe8=Q Be6 it would take another couple of moves. a small detail, but nice nonetheless.
Dec-20-08  WhiteRook48: PxQ=N+ amazing, gaining a Knight and Queen and losing one pawn in ONE MOVE! White ♖
Dec-27-11
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  Penguincw: I doubt black even tried not to be mated.

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