Saturday, August 02, 2008

 

Combinations 08.08.02

Morphy-Montgomery, New York simul, 1859.
This knight odds game features double attacks, clearance, pinning, and overloading.
Morphy/Morphy-Montgomery-1859.pgn

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Saturday, July 19, 2008

 

Daily Tactic July 19, 2008

Morphy-Potier in an 1858 Paris simul. Morphy uses a Space Clearance sacrifice and exploits a Pin to set up a fatal Discovered Check. Potier resigned before the discovered check could be played.

Morphy/Morphy-Potier-1858.pgn

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Friday, July 18, 2008

 

Daily Tactic July 18, 2008

Morphy - Bornemann in an 1858 Paris simul. Morphy uses the tactical devices of a space clearance sacrifice followed by pinning the black queen to win this game.

Background music is Sonata No. 29 in B Flat Major Hammerklavier, Op. 106 - II. Scherzo Assai vivace from Musopen.

Morphy/Morphy-Bornemann-1858.pgn

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