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French Defence: McConnell L vs Morphy P

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MatoJelic Master games French defence Mcconnell, james Morphy, paul 1850

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French Defense: McConnell,L vs Morphy,P
New Orleans, 1850
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.f4 Qb6 6.Nf3 Bd7 7.a3 (7.Be2 is better ] 7...Nh6 8.b4 [8.b3 i better] 8...cxd4 9.cxd4 Rc8 10.Bb2 [10.Be3] 10...Nf5 11.Qd3? [11.b5 is better] 11...Bxb4+! 12.axb4?[12.Nbd2] 12...Nxb4 13.Qd2 Rc2 14.Qd1 Ne3 0--1

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