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City of Berlin vs City of Wroclaw
City corr (1831) (correspondence)
King Pawn Game: Gunderam Defense. Gunderam Gambit (C40)  ·  0-1



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  Gilmoy: White's Q comes out too soon, and cedes two tempi: 8..Nf6 forcing White to initiate the Q trade, when Black's recapture is another free developing move -- and suddenly Black is ahead 2-1 in active pieces. Ironically, castling puts White further behind: 11.O-O 12..Kf7! and Black's K is two tempi closer to the center. 30..Kf5 initiates a startling King rampage that <kicks White's R around> and locks down the K-side.

The N must abandon f (else Rf2+ wins it), so 45.N<any> Rf2+ 46.Ke1[] Rf3 (or Rg2) and the h-pawn eventually overworks White's K.

Feb-23-08  wolfmaster: Interesting...Anybody know where the city of Wroclaw is?
Feb-23-08  refutor: Wroclaw is in Poland
Feb-23-08  steamroller: doesn't 6...fxe4 win a piece? What am I missing?
Feb-23-08  Calli: <Wroclaw is in Poland>

Not at the time of this game. It was called Breslau, Adolf Anderssen's home town. City was German or Prussian for a long time.

Feb-23-08  sneaky pete: Probably 6.Qe3 .. was played. 5.e5 .. is the recommended move.
Jun-22-14  GumboGambit: A century after Berlin lost the game to Breslau, they lost Breslau to Poland.

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