Paul Charles Morphy was an American chess player. He is considered to have been the greatest chess master of his era and an unofficial World Chess Champion. A chess prodigy, he was called "The Pride and Sorrow of Chess" because he had a brilliant chess career but retired from the game while still young.
This game was played between Paul Charles Morphy and Opera house in 1858.
The Game Way:
1.e4e5 2.Nf3d6 3.d4Bg4 (This is a weak move already.--Fischer) 4.dxe5Bxf3 5.Qxf3dxe5 6.Bc4Nf6 7.Qb3Qe7 8.Nc3c6 9.Bg5 (Black is in what’s like a zugzwang position here. He can’t develop the [Queen’s] knight because the pawn is hanging, the bishop is blocked because of the Queen.--Fischer9...b5) 10.Nxb5cxb5 11.Bxb5+Nbd7 12.O-O-ORd8 13.Rxd7Rxd7 14.Rd1Qe6 15.Bxd7+Nxd7 16.Qb8+Nxb8 17.Rd8# 1-0
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