Morphy vs Schulten
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[Event "New York"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Morphy"] [Black "Schulten"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C50"] [Opening "Giuoco Piano: 4.O-O"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O f5 {Awful. Black exposes his kingside and opens the game when he is behind in development.} 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 { This pawn is a bone in Black's throat, and if he doesn't do something about it White will break through in the center and exploit Black's inability to castle short.} 6... d6 {But this opens things even further with Black having no chance to get his king out of the way.} 7. exd6 Qxd6 8. Re1+ {White immediat ely exploits the open e-file and invites Black to move into a nasty pin.} 8... Nge7 9. Ng5 Ne5 {Unpinning the knight on e7, but walking into to pins on e5.} 10. Bf4 N7g6 11. Bxe5 Nxe5 12. Nf7 {The pin now nets at least a piece, with Black's king still stuck in the middle .} 1-0
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WhiteMorphy
BlackSchulten
Game
Moves12
OpeningC50 — Giuoco Piano: 4.O-O
Result1-0
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TournamentNew York
Location?
Round0