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David Bronstein vs Kim Chr Astrup
Gausdal (1994), Gausdal NOR
King's Gambit: Accepted. Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Defense (C39)  ·  1-0



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  Benzol: Bronstein had nurtured the idea of 7.♘c3 for over 50 years but this was the first opportunity he'd had to play it.
Mar-14-08  ughaibu: Interesting. It's a natural looking move. Nice game.
Mar-15-08  ughaibu: Chessbase doesn't give this game. They have:
[Event "Oakham Masters"]
[Site "Oakham"]
[Date "1994.??.??"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Engedal,Kim Nikolai"]
[Black "Ferguson,Mark"]
[Result "1/2"]
[Eco "C39"]
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 Nf6 6.Nxg4 Nxe4 7.Nc3 Ng3 8.Nd5 Bg7 9.d4 0-0 10.Bxf4 Nxh1 11.Nh6+ Kh8 12.Qh5 Qe8+ 13.Be2 Nc6 14.0-0-0 Nf2 15.Rf1 Qe4 16.Rxf2 d6 17.Rf1 f5 18.Nc3 Qe8 19.Qxe8 Rxe8 20.Bh5 Bd7 21.Bxe8 Rxe8 22.d5 Nd4 23.Kd2 Nb5 24.Nf7+ Kg8 25.Nh6+ Kh8 26.Nf7+ Kg8 27.Nh6+ 1/2

[Event "CZE-ch U18"]
[Site "Czechia"]
[Date "2001.??.??"]
[Round "0"]
[White "Londyn,Radek"]
[Black "Chalupa,Ivan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[Eco "C39"]
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 Nf6 6.Nxg4 Nxe4 7.Nc3 Ng3 8.Nd5 Be7 9.Qf3 Nxh1 10.Qxf4 d6 11.Ngf6+ Bxf6 12.Nxf6+ Ke7 13.Nd5+ Ke8 14.Nf6+ Ke7 15.Nd5+ Ke6 16.Bc4 c6 17.Qg4+ f5 18.Nf4+ Kd7 19.Qg7+ Qe7+ 20.Be6+ 1-0

[Event "IECC KO email"]
[Site "IECC email"]
[Date "2002.??.??"]
[Round "0"]
[White "Laureles,Raymundo"]
[Black "Bladyko,Pawel"]
[Result "0-1"]
[Eco "C39"]
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 Nf6 6.Nxg4 Nxe4 7.Nc3 Ng3 8.Rh2 Qe7+ 9.Be2 d5 10.Nf2 d4 11.Nd5 Qd6 12.c4 c6 13.d3 cxd5 14.cxd5 Qe5 15.Bd2 Bd6 16.Nh3 Nxe2 17.Qxe2 Qxe2+ 18.Kxe2 f3+ 19.Kxf3 Bxh2 20.Re1+ Kd8 21.Ng5 Re8 22.Nxf7+ Kd7 23.Ng5 Rf8+ 24.Ke4 Rf2 25.Rd1 h6 26.Nf3 Rxg2 0-1

[Event "Prague ProMoPro op"]
[Site "Prague"]
[Date "2003.09.06"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Chalupa,Ivan"]
[Black "Londyn,Radek"]
[Result "1/2"]
[Eco "C39"]
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 Nf6 6.Nxg4 Nxe4 7.Nc3 Ng3 8.Qf3 Nxh1 1/2

Mar-15-08  ughaibu: I cant see black's name on the list of players at this event:
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  Benzol: This game is in the book "Secret Notes" and was played in an event called 'The Arnold Cup'. Bronstein's opponent is listed as Ostrup.
Mar-18-08  ughaibu: Interesting. Bronstein played in an Arnold Cup in 1990, but still no sign of his opponent.
May-20-08  Silverstrike: What's a good move for white after 7...d5 ?
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  takchess: Is the resignation due to Bronstein having a better end game or is there a different continuation I don't see?

I saw this as a root game to this classic trap of Morphy's. A Queen and a Pawn for a Rook and a Bishop

Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858

Oct-15-11  Everett: Bronstein believes the computer defense 13..Nf2 holds.

He also felt 22.Bg7+ to be a quicker finish.

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  egilarne: This game is from The open norwegian championship at Gausdal april 1994. I is commented in Norsk Sjakkblad No. 3 1994 page 29-30.

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