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Jan Frederik Heemskerk vs Rudolf Johannes Loman
DCA Congress 18th (1890), The Hague NED
Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46)  ·  0-1

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Mar-27-05  aw1988: The very first game in the database with the Halloween Gambit.
Oct-31-07  Samagonka: This game reminds me of vegetable salad: properly mixed up!
Mar-13-17  zanzibar: A truly atrocious Halloween by White.

Let's try to find the 2nd Halloween in the db...

May-03-18
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  tpstar: Black to Play and Win after 11. bxc3.

Black frequently plays ... Bb4 against the Halloween Gambit, trading down while eliminating White's Knight so the attack is basically over.

May-04-18
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  HeMateMe: he must have had a Loman's Shield.
May-09-18  schnarre: ...<tpstar> Nicely put!
Oct-14-19
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  WTHarvey: Loman has a sacrifice on move 26 that mates a move quicker, fwiw.


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26...Rxc2+ 27.Kxc2 Rh2+ w/...Qf1#

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