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Edinburgh Chess Club vs London Chess Club
"London Calling" (game of the day Oct-03-2008)
Correspondence Match (1825) (correspondence), London ENG / Edinburgh SCO, rd 4, Feb-26
Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C20)  ·  0-1



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Nov-17-04  sourcerer: ya! figures what was at stake
Nov-17-04  panigma: What's wrong with 45.Kd1?
Nov-17-04  tldr3: if 45.kd1 black plays Qd6 attacking the knight and king
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  kevin86: Boo to the Londoners! Braveheart lives!!!
Nov-17-04  panigma: <tldr> if 45...Qd6, then 46.Bxd3
Nov-17-04  Catfriend: 45.♔d1 ♘:b2+ 46.♔c1 ♕g5+ with mate.
Nov-17-04  panigma: Ok! Better answer. Thank you.
Nov-17-04  tldr3: panigma your Bxd3 leads to mate in 2 45.Kd1 Qd6 46.Bxd3 Qxd3+ 47.Kc1 Qc2++
Nov-17-04  tldr3: but Catfriends answer is much better
Nov-17-04  aw1988: <is still waiting for that Bronstein game to be GOTD...> :)
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  tpstar: aw1988 <needs help creating a clever pun for that Bronstein game before it can become GOTD...> :) Perhaps give the reference game, and maybe some witty folks might expedite your process.
Nov-18-04  aw1988: DeFirmian vs Bronstein, 1993
Jan-09-06  sciacca khan: This was a correspondence game? Were both sides blindfolded?
Jun-28-07  Kool Knight: Pathetic these people play like me when I was 4 years old!!
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  whiteshark: <Kool Knight: <play like me when I was 4 years old!!>> born 1820 ?
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  Honza Cervenka: I would say that the game was played quite well from both sides till 29.f4? which went astray.
Oct-03-08  Nikita Smirnov: At last a pun with one of my favourite bands THE CLASH!!!
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  kevin86: Could it be said that Edinburgh was "London broiled"?


Oct-03-08  Marmot PFL: How did they sent the moves back then, by pigeons?
Oct-03-08  cydmd: White lost the initiative on move 28.dxe5. I would play 28.Nxe4 although I don't think this move makes White better, it makes the game playable. Black pieces are very well positioned and the white Queen is away from the battle. But I agree with <Honza Cervenka> that 29.f4? is the decisive mistake.
Oct-03-08  Super Chess Man: This was not a very good game by all !
Oct-03-08  newzild: Nikita Smirnov: At last a pun with one of my favourite bands THE CLASH!!!

.....except that it isn't a pun.

Oct-03-08  newzild: This was quite a good game, I thought.

24...d5 was bold.

Oct-03-08  Calli: See my collection, Game Collection: 1824 Edinburgh Chess Club vs London Chess Club It has, well, way too much information on this match. :=)
Nov-08-21  Sally Simpson: This game started on the 26th Feb 1825 and finished on the 15th September 1826 .
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