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Mikhail Chigorin vs Ilya Shumov
St. Petersburg (1876), St. Petersburg RUE
Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Defense (C21)  ·  1-0



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Jan-17-09  WhiteRook48: WOW!! What a King hunt!!
Oct-02-11  Whitehat1963: Amazingly reckless! Or so it seems to me. Is white's play sound throughout?
Jun-12-13  Castleinthesky: Game of the day candidate!
Jun-13-16  transpose: 14 Rd4 is a move I did not foresee and an absolutely excellent move by Chigorin.
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  Honza Cervenka: <transpose: 14 Rd4 is a move I did not foresee and an absolutely excellent move by Chigorin.>

Well, there is nothing wrong with 14.Nxd5 Nxd5 15.Rxd5, and white has a piece for three Pawns with overwhelming attack.

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  Messiah: Really nice game!

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