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Arthur Johnston vs Henry Hosmer
2nd American Chess Congress (1871), Cleveland, OH USA, Dec-??
Scotch Game: General (C44)  ·  0-1

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Mar-07-19  shankartr2018: I am unable to download the pgn ..
getting only a diagram of the final posiion. Pl guide : shankartr2002@yahoo.co.in
Mar-07-19
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  whiteshark: click http://www.chessgames.com/pgn/johns...
May-20-22
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  Joshka: Anyone know where this Congress was played in Cleveland?? thanks in advance Bruce
May-27-22
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  Honza Cervenka: Why 16...0-0(?) instead of obvious 16...0-0-0, and why not simply 17.Bxd7?
Jul-05-22
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  Dionysius1: In answer to your 2nd question, with a bit of thinking and checking with SF, it looks like White is broken and 17.Bxd7 Be6 18. Bxe6 Qxe6 just accelerates the disease.

White's Qside is all tangled up and Black threatens to create a passed d pawn. White's R has to stay on the 5th because the g5 pawn is weak.

19.cd doesn't seem to help - it just accentuates the contrast between the Black and White mobilities. Does ANYTHING help?

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