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Harry Ivor Woolverton vs David Brine Pritchard
London (1959), London ENG
Queen's Gambit Declined: Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08)  ·  0-1



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Aug-27-12  Blunderdome: Don't see this every day.
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  Dionysius1: Wow - that was brave!
Aug-27-12  backrank:

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15 ... Nxf4!! allowing 16 Bc6 is brilliant. 16 ... Ne2+ 17 Kg2 (Kh1 Qxc6+ and Bf3#) Qxc6+ 18 bxc6

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18 ... Bf3+!! (Kxf3 Nd4+)

19 Kh3 (he prefers getting mated to losing a piece) Rd6 20 Qd2 (the only defence against Rh6#; now he's ready to lose a piece) g5 (cutting off the queen)

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And after 21 Qxd6 Black doesn't take the queen, but plays 21 ... g4#!

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  fredthebear: What a kick in the pants!! Black plays a center gambit giving away both pawns but refuses to castle (the chess equivalent of a death defying double dare). He casually sacrifices the Black queen, and refuses to accept the White queen in return.

David Brine Pritchard is the author of the popular chess primer "The Right Way to Play Chess"!! (since revised and updated by Richard James).

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