Morphy vs Meek
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[Event "New York"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Morphy"] [Black "Meek"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C00"] [Opening "French: Franco-Benoni"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5 3. d5 e5 4. f4 d6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. fxe5 Bxf3 7. Qxf3 dxe5 8. Bb5+ { This will set up the first of several pins which will prove deadly to Black.} 8... Nd7 9. Nc3 Ngf6 10. Bg5 {The second pin.} 10... Be7 11. d6 {The point of this sacrifice is to create an open d-file, allowing a rook to be brought into the attack.} 11... Bxd6 12. O-O-O {Faced with the multitude of pins (at d7 on both diagonal and file, and at f6) Black resigned. If you think you can find a defense, try playing on against Gambit.} 1-0
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Players
WhiteMorphy
BlackMeek
Game
Moves12
OpeningC00 — French: Franco-Benoni
Result1-0
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TournamentNew York
Location?
Round0