Morphy vs Bottin
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[Event "Paris"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Morphy"] [Black "Bottin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C20"] [Opening "Open Game: Lopez/Mcleod Opening"] 1. e4 e5 2. c3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 { White hopes to show that Black's knight is misplaced.} 4... Bc5 5. Qg4 Nxf2 { Too greedy. Black could get good play by the sacrificial 5...d5 6.Qxg7 Rf8. The text loses by giving up control of g5.} 6. Qxg7 Rf8 7. Bg5 f6 {The only oth er way to save his queen was 8...Be7, when White just wins a piece by 9.Bxe7 Qxe7 10.Kxf2.} 8. exf6 Rxf6 { There was still no escape for the queen, and White was threatening 9.f7+} 9. Bxf6 Be7 10. Qg8+ 1-0
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WhiteMorphy
BlackBottin
Game
Moves10
OpeningC20 — Open Game: Lopez/Mcleod Opening
Result1-0
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Tournament
TournamentParis
Location?
Round0