O'Connor, D vs Deveril, H
Ballarat Handicap Chess Tournament | Mechanics Institute | 11 Sep 1866 | Round 1
[Event "Ballarat Handicap Chess Tournament"] [Site "Mechanics Institute"] [Date "1866.09.11"] [Round "1"] [White "O'Connor, D"] [Black "Deveril, H"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C54"] [Opening "Giuoco Piano: 4.c3 Nf6"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.Ng5 d5 6.exd5 Nxd5 7.Ne4 Bb6 8.b4 a6 9.a4 Nce7 10.Ba3 Bf5 11.Qf3 c6 12.a5 Ba7 13.Bb3 O-O 14.c4 Bxe4 15.Qxe4 Nf4 16.Bc2 f5 17.Qf3 {Taking the pawn would be ruinous} Qd4 18.Nc3 Qxc4 19.Rb1 Qd4 20.O-O {By castling now white loses a pawn} Qxd2 21.Bb3+ Kh8 22.Rbd1 e4 {Black would now gain by taking the knight with his queen instead of advancing the pawn} 23.Qg3 {If, instead of this move, the rook takes the queen, white would have gained a pawn.} Qxc3 24.Rfe1 Qxg3 25.hxg3 Nd3 {A hasty move of black’s} 26.Rxd3 exd3 27.Rxe7 Rad8 28.Re1 d2 29.Rd1 Rfe8 30.Kf1 Rd3 31.Bc2 Rxa3 32.Rxd2 Ra2 33.Kg1 Bd4 34.Rxd4 Rxc2 {#R} 0-1
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