Morphy vs Jounoud
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[Event "Paris"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Morphy"] [Black "Jounoud"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B21"] [Opening "Sicilian: Smith-Morra, Morphy Gambit"] 1. e4 c5 2. d4 {An early example of the Smith-Morra Gambit.} 2... cxd4 3. Nf3 { Better is 3.c3 at once.} 3... e5 {Suppose White takes the pawn at e5.} 4. Bc4 Be7 5. c3 d6 6. Qb3 {There isn't anything to be done about the pawn at f7, because 6...Nh6 will be met by 7.Bxh6.} 6... dxc3 7. Bxf7+ Kf8 8. Nxc3 Nc6 9. Bxg8 Rxg8 10. O-O { Don't be confused! Black is not castled, and the king is vulnerable.} 10... Qe8 11. Ng5 Bxg5 12. Bxg5 Be6 13. Nd5 h6 {Now all White has to do is blast open the f-file and victory is his. The method is easy to find!} 14. f4 Qd7 { 14...hxg5 15.fxg5+ Bf7 16.Nc7 Qe7 17.Nxa8 Ke8 18.Rxf7 Qxf7 19.Nc7+ Ke7 20. Qxb7 Black will not survive.} 15. fxe5+ Ke8 { Now the Black queen is overworked, having to defend both c7 and e6.} 16. Nc7+ Qxc7 17. Qxe6+ 1-0
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WhiteMorphy
BlackJounoud
Game
Moves17
OpeningB21 — Sicilian: Smith-Morra, Morphy Gambit
Result1-0
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TournamentParis
Location?
Round0