Morphy vs Laroche
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[Event "Paris"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Morphy"] [Black "Laroche"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C51"] [Opening "Evans Gambit Accepted"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 Nf6 { This is bad since White will kick the knight around and gain time.} 7. dxe5 Ng4 {7...Nxe4 8.Qd5} 8. Bg5 {Now Black must let his kingside get opened up.} 8... f6 {8...Ne7 9.h3 Nh6 10.Bxh6} 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. e5 h6 {Trying to break the pin in order not to lose a piece, but he allows something even worse.} 11. exf6 hxg5 12. fxg7 {Now the pawn will win Black's rook, since the bishop controls the promotion square.} 12... Qe7+ 13. Qe2 1-0
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Players
WhiteMorphy
BlackLaroche
Game
Moves13
OpeningC51 — Evans Gambit Accepted
Result1-0
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TournamentParis
Location?
Round0