Paul Morphy

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Position after:

(1) Morphy,P - Morphy,A [C33]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1847
[Hiarcs 7.32 (180s)]

1.e4 C33: King's Gambit Accepted: 3 Nc3 and 3 Bc4 1...e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Qh4+ 4.Kf1 Bc5 5.d4 Bb6 6.Nf3 Qe7 [6...Qf6 7.Nc3 Ne7 8.e5 Qc6 9.Bb5 Qh6 10.g3 c6 11.Bc4 Qh3+ 12.Kf2 fxg3+ 13.hxg3 Qf5 14.Be3 Ng6 15.Kg2 Bc7 16.Ng5 d5 17.exd6 Bd8 18.Bxf7+ Kd7 19.Be6+ Qxe6 20.Nxe6 Kxe6 21.Qg4+ Kxd6 22.Qxc8 Rf8 23.Raf1 Re8 24.Bf4+ Nxf4+ 25.Rxf4 b5 26.Ne4+ Kd5 27.Qf5+ Kxd4 28.Nd6+ Ke3 29.Nxe8 Na6 30.Qd3# 1-0 Sanz Navarro,A-Lasierra,J/San Jose 1998/EXT 2000 (30)] 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Qd3N [8.e5 Ng8] 8...c6 Controls b5 [8...d6!?= should not be overlooked] 9.Bxf4 [9.e5 Nh5 10.Ne4] 9...d5 [9...Nh5!? must be considered 10.Bg5 f6 (Hiarcs 7.32: 10...f6 11.Bd2 Bc7 12.Kf2 Nf4 13.Bxf4 Bxf4 14.Ne2 Bh6 15.Rhf1 d6 16.Kg1) ; Hiarcs 7.32: 9...Na6 10.Re1 Nh5 11.Bg5 Qf8 12.Kf2 Nb4 13.Qe2 h6 14.Be3 Nf6 15.a3 d5 16.axb4 dxc4 17.Qxc4] 10.exd5+- White gets deadly initiative. 10...0-0 11.d6 Qd8 12.Re1 Re8? [12...Bg4+-] 13.Ng5 Rxe1+ 14.Kxe1 Qe8+ [14...Be6 15.Nxe6 fxe6 16.Bxe6+ Kh8+-] 15.Kd2 [15.Be5 secures the win 15...Be6 16.Bxe6 fxe6 17.Bxf6 Qh5+-] 15...Be6 16.Re1 Nbd7 [16...Kh8 desperation 17.Bxe6 fxe6 18.Rxe6 Qg6 19.Qxg6 hxg6+-] 17.Nxe6 fxe6 18.Rxe6 [18.Rxe6 Kh8 19.Rxe8+ Rxe8 20.Be5+-] 1-0












Position after:

(2) Morphy,P - Morphy,A [C51]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1849
[Hiarcs 7.32 (180s)]

1.e4 C51: Evans Gambit: Declined and Accepted without 5...Ba5 1...e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Bc5 6.d4 [6.0-0 Nf6 7.d4 Be7 8.dxe5 Ng4 9.h3 Ngxe5 10.Bd5 Nxf3+ 11.Qxf3 0-0 12.Nd2 d6 13.Bb2 Be6 14.Rab1 Ne5 15.Qe2 Bxd5 16.exd5 Bf6 17.Ne4 Be7 18.f4 Nd7 19.c4 b6 20.Rbe1 Nf6 Wolf,R-Gajadin,D/Istanbul TUR 2000/The Week in Chess 314/- (39)] 6...exd4 7.cxd4 Bb6N [7...Bb4+ 8.Kf1 Nge7 (8...Be7 9.Bd2 Nf6 10.d5 Nb8 11.e5 Ne4 12.Bf4 0-0 13.Qc2 Nc5 14.d6 cxd6 15.exd6 Bf6 16.Nc3 b5 17.Bd5 Nc6 18.Qf5 g6 19.Qh3 b4 20.Bh6 bxc3 21.Bxf8 Ba6+ 22.Kg1 Qxf8 23.Re1 Qxd6 0-1 Spiriev,P-Misailovic,N/Budapest 1991/EXT 97 (23); 8...Qe7 9.e5 d5 10.Bxd5 Qd7 11.Qb3 Ba5 12.Be3 Bb6 13.Bxc6 bxc6 14.Nc3 Ne7 15.a4 a5 16.Rc1 0-0 17.Ne4 Ba6+ 18.Kg1 Rab8 19.Qc3 Nd5 20.Qxc6 Qxc6 21.Rxc6 Bb7 22.Rxb6 cxb6 23.Nd6 Bc6 24.Nb5 Bxb5 25.axb5 Rfc8 26.g3 Nxe3 27.fxe3 Rc1+ 28.Kg2 Rxh1 29.Kxh1 a4 30.Nd2 Rc8 0-1 Aurel,L-Olivier,J/Paris 1988/EXT 98 (30)) 9.Ng5 0-0 10.Qh5 h6 11.Nxf7 Rxf7 12.Qxf7+ Kh8 13.Bb2 d5 14.exd5 Na5 15.Bd3 Qg8 16.Qxg8+ Kxg8 17.a3 Bd6 18.Be4 Nf5 19.Nd2 Bf4 20.Bc3 Bxd2 21.Bxd2 Nxd4 22.Bxa5 Wehner,R-Zieroth/Mannheim 1987/EXT 97/1-0 (36)] 8.0-0 Na5 9.Bd3 Ne7 10.Nc3 0-0 11.Ba3 d6 12.e5 Bf5 13.exd6 cxd6 14.Ne4 d5 15.Nf6+ gxf6 16.Bxe7 Qxe7 17.Bxf5 Nc4 18.Re1 Qd6 19.Ne5 fxe5 20.Qg4+ Kh8 21.Qh5 Kg7 22.Qg4+ Kh8 23.Qh5 h6 24.Rxe5 Nxe5 25.dxe5 Qc6 26.e6 Kg7 27.g4 Qc3 28.g5 [28.Rf1 does not improve anything 28...Qf6 29.exf7 Rxf7 30.Qh3-+] 28...Qxa1+ 29.Kg2 Qf6 [29...Kg8 and Black wins 30.exf7+ Rxf7-+] 30.gxf6+= Kxf6 31.exf7 Rxf7 32.Qg6+ Ke7 33.Qe6+ Kf8 34.Qxh6+ Rg7+ [34...Ke7 35.Qe6+ Kf8 36.Qh6+ Ke7 37.Qe6+ Kf8 38.Qd6+ Kg7 39.Qxd5=] 35.Bg6 [35.Kh1!? Re8 36.Be6 Rxe6 37.Qxe6] 35...Kg8= 36.h4 [36.Qg5=] 36...d4?? allows the opponent back into the game [36...Rf8 37.f3 Rf6=] 37.h5 [37.Kf1 Rf8 38.Bd3 Rf3 39.Bc4+ Rgf7 40.Bxf7+ Rxf7+-] 37...d3 A strong pawn [37...Rf8 38.Qg5 Kh8] 38.Qg5 Rd8?? leads to further unpleasantness [38...d2 39.Qxd2 Rf8] 39.h6+- d2 [39...Rf7 doesn't get the cat off the tree 40.Bxd3+ Kf8 41.h7 Rxh7 42.Bxh7+-] 40.Qf6 Rgd7 [40...Rdd7 the only chance to get some counterplay 41.Qe6+ Kh8 42.hxg7+ Kxg7 43.Qxd7+ Kxg6 44.Qxd2 Kf5 45.Qd5+ Kg6+-] 41.Bf5 d1Q [41...Rc7 does not save the day 42.h7+ Rxh7 43.Be6+ Rf7 44.Bxf7+ Kf8 45.Bb3+ Ke8 46.Qf7#] 42.h7+ Rxh7 43.Be6+ Rf7 44.Bxf7+ Kh7 [44...Kf8 is no salvation 45.Bb3+ Ke8 46.Qf7#] 45.Qg6+ Kh8 46.Qh6# 1-0












Position after:

(3) Morphy,P - Rousseau,E [C50]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1849
[Fritz 6]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 last book move 4...Nf6 5.0-0 d6 6.Ng5 d5+- 1.41 6...Qd8-e7 7.Bc4-f7+ Ke8-d8 8.Bf7-b3 Kd8-e8 9.Nb1-c3 Nc6-d4 10.Bb3-f7+ Ke8-d8 0.78 7.exd5 Nxd5+- 1.78 7...Nc6-a5 8.Bc4-b5+ c7-c6 9.d5xc6 b7xc6 10.Bb5-a4 Bf8-d6 11.Bc1-d2 Bc8-d7 12.Qd1-e1 1.34 8.Nc3 Nce7 9.Qf3 1.09 9.Rf1-e1 Qd8-d6 10.d3-d4 Nd5xc3 11.b2xc3 e5xd4 12.Ng5-f7 Qd6-c5 13.Qd1xd4 Qc5xd4 2.03 9...c6 10.Nce4 0.31 10.Rf1-e1 h7-h6 11.Nc3xd5 h6xg5 12.Nd5xe7 Qd8xe7 13.Qf3-e3 b7-b5 14.Qe3xe5 Qe7xe5 1.22 10...fxe4+- 1.75 10...Qd8-c7 11.Bc4-b3 a7-a6 12.Rf1-e1 g7-g6 13.Ne4-c3 h7-h6 14.Ng5-h3 Bf8-g7 15.Bc1-d2 0.31 11.Qf7+ 0.78 11.d3xe4 Bc8-f5 12.e4xf5 Qd8-d6 13.Rf1-d1 Ra8-d8 14.Ng5-e6 Rd8-d7 15.Bc1-e3 g7-g6 1.75 11...Kd7 12.Qe6+= 0.00 12.d3xe4 Kd7-c7 13.e4xd5 c6xd5 14.Rf1-d1 Qd8-d7 1.28 12...Kc7?+- 13.Qxe5+ Qd6 14.Qxd6+ Kxd6 15.Nf7+ Ke6 16.Nxh8 exd3 17.cxd3 Kf6 18.b4 Be6+- 3.34 18...Nd5xb4 19.Bc1-b2+ Kf6-g5 20.Nh8-f7+ Kg5-h5 21.a2-a3 Nb4-d5 22.Rf1-e1 g7-g5 23.Ra1-c1 2.03 19.Re1 Bg8?+- 4.84 19...Ne7-f5 20.a2-a3 Ra8-e8 21.Bc1-b2+ Kf6-e7 2.47 20.Bb2+ Kg5 21.Re5+ Kh6? 22.Bc1+ g5 23.Rxg5 1-0












Position after:

(4) Morphy,P - McConnell,J [C39]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1849
[Fritz 6]

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 h5 6.Bc4 Rh7 7.d4 d6 8.Nd3 f3 9.g3 last book move 9...Nf6 10.Nf4-+ -1.75 10.Nd3-f2 d6-d5 11.e4xd5 Nf6xd5 12.0-0 f7-f5 13.Nb1-c3 Qd8-d6 14.Rf1-e1+ Ke8-d8 -0.69 10...Bd7 -0.50 10...Nf6xe4 11.0-0 f7-f5 12.Nb1-c3 c7-c6 13.Nf4-g6 Bf8-h6 14.Kg1-h2 -1.75 11.Nc3 Nc6 12.Be3 Ne7 13.Kf2 -0.66 13.Qd1-d2 Bf8-g7 14.0-0-0 Bd7-c6 15.Bc4-d3 Rh7-h8 16.Rh1-f1 d6-d5 17.e4xd5 Nf6xd5 -0.31 13...c6 14.Re1 Bg7 15.e5 dxe5 16.dxe5 Nfd5 0.41 16...Nf6-g8 17.Nc3-e4 Bg7xe5 18.Ne4-g5 Be5xf4 19.Ng5xh7 Bf4xe3+ 20.Re1xe3 Bd7-e6 21.Bc4xe6 -0.28 17.Bxd5 cxd5 18.Bc5 -0.34 18.Nc3xd5 Ne7xd5 19.Nf4xd5 Bd7-e6 20.Qd1-d3 Rh7-h8 21.Qd3-b5+ Be6-d7 22.Qb5xb7 Ra8-c8 0.47 18...Bc6= 0.19 18...Ra8-c8 -0.34 19.b4= -0.19 19.Qd1-d4 Ra8-c8 20.Bc5xe7 Qd8xe7 21.Nf4xh5 Rh7xh5 22.Qd4xg4 Qe7-c5+ 23.Re1-e3 Bc6-b5 0.19 19...b6 0.34 19...d5-d4 20.Qd1-d3 Rh7-h6 21.Nc3-b5 Bc6xb5 22.Qd3xb5+ Qd8-d7 23.Qb5xd7+ Ke8xd7 24.Ra1-d1 -0.19 20.Bxe7 Qxe7 21.Nfxd5 Qb7?+- 22.Nf6+ Bxf6 23.exf6+ Kf8 24.Qd6+ Kg8 25.Re7 Qc8 26.Rc7 Qf5 27.Qxc6 Qxc2+?+- 9.03 27...Ra8-f8 28.Nc3-d5 Qf5-e5 29.Qc6-c4 Rh7-h6 30.Ra1-e1 Qe5-d6 31.Qc4-d3 Kg8-h8 32.Qd3-e3 4.94 28.Ke3 Rd8 29.Rd1 1-0












Position after:

(5) Morphy,P - Lowenthal,J [C42]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1850
[Fritz 6]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.d3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Bg5 h6 9.Bxf6 Qxf6 10.d4 c6 11.0-0-0 d5 12.Ne5 Bb4 13.Nxd5 Bxd5 14.Ng6+ Qe6 15.Nxh8 Qxe2 16.Bxe2 Kf8 17.a3 Bd6 18.Bd3 Kg8 19.Nxf7 Kxf7 20.f3 b5 21.Be4 Nd7 22.Rde1 Nf6 23.Re2= 0.03 23.Be4xd5+ c6xd5 24.c2-c3 a7-a5 25.Kc1-c2 Ra8-e8 26.Re1xe8 Kf7xe8 27.Rh1-e1+ Ke8-d7 0.34 23...Re8 24.Bxd5+ cxd5 25.Rxe8 Nxe8 26.g3 g5 27.Kd2 Ng7 28.Ra1 a5 29.Kd3 Ke6 30.a4 b4 31.c4 Bc7 1.06 31...d5xc4+ 32.Kd3xc4 Bd6-c7 33.Ra1-e1+ Ke6-d7 34.f3-f4 g5xf4 35.g3xf4 b4-b3 36.Re1-f1 0.69 32.Re1+ Kd6 33.Re5 dxc4+ 34.Kxc4 Ne6 35.Rb5 Nf8 1.28 35...Kd6-d7 36.b2-b3 Kd7-e7 37.Rb5-b7 Ke7-d6 38.d4-d5 Ne6-d8 39.Rb7-a7 Nd8-f7 40.f3-f4 0.81 36.Rd5+ Ke6 37.Rc5 Kd6 38.d5 Kd7 39.Rc6 Bd6 40.Ra6 Ng6 41.Rxa5 Ne5+ 42.Kb5 b3+- 2.75 42...Ne5xf3 43.Ra5-a7+ Kd7-c8 44.a4-a5 Kc8-b8 45.Ra7-d7 Bd6-e5 46.a5-a6 Be5-d4 47.Kb5xb4 2.03 43.Ra7+ Kd8 44.f4 gxf4 45.gxf4 Nd3 46.Kc4 Nxf4 47.Rh7 Be5 48.Rxh6 Bxb2 49.Kxb3 Bg7 50.Rh7 Be5 51.a5 Nxd5 52.Rh5 Bxh2 53.Rxd5+ Kc8 54.Rb5 Kc7 55.a6 1-0












Position after:

(6) Morphy,P - Lowenthal,J [B21]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1850

1.e4 c5 2.f4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.exd5 exd5 5.d4 Bg4 6.Be2 Bxf3 7.Bxf3 Nf6 8.0-0 Be7 9.Be3 cxd4 10.Bxd4 0-0 11.Nc3 Nc6 12.Bxf6 Bxf6 13.Nxd5 Bxb2 14.Rb1 Bd4+ 15.Kh1 Rb8 16.c3 Bc5 17.f5 Qh4 18.g3 Qg5 [18...Qc4 19.f6 g6 20.Qb3 Na5 21.Ne7+ Kh8 22.Qxc4 (22.Qc2 Rfd8) 22...Nxc4 23.Rfd1; 18...Qh3] 19.f6 Ne5 [weak will be 19...gxf6 20.Be4 Be7 21.Rb5 (21.Nxe7+ Nxe7 22.Qd7 Ng6 23.Rxb7 Rxb7 24.Qxb7) ] 20.fxg7 Rfd8 [20...Kxg7 21.Be4 f5 22.Nf4 +1.3] 21.Be4 Qxg7 22.Qh5 Rd6 23.Bxh7+ beware of knight fork @ f6 23...Kf8 24.Be4 Rh6 25.Qf5 Qxg3 26.Rb2 Re8 [equalising move 26...Qh3 27.Rg2 Qxf5 28.Rxf5 Nd7 29.Rfg5 Rh8] 27.Nf6 Re6 28.Rg2 Qxg2+ 29.Bxg2 Rhxf6 30.Qxf6 Rxf6 31.Rxf6 Ng4 32.Rf5 b6 33.Bd5 Nh6 34.Rf6 Kg7 35.Rc6 a5 36.Rc7 Kg6 37.Kg2 f6 38.Kf3 Nf5 39.Be4 Kg5 40.Bxf5 Kxf5 41.h4 Kg6 42.Rc6 Kh5 43.Kg3 f5 44.Rf6 f4+ 45.Kxf4 Bf2 46.Ke4 Bc5 47.Rf5+ Kxh4 48.Rxc5 bxc5 49.Kd5 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(7) McConnell,J - Morphy,P [C02]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1850

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.f4 Qb6 6.Nf3 Bd7 7.a3 Nh6 8.b4 cxd4 9.cxd4 Rc8 10.Bb2 Nf5 11.Qd3 Bxb4+ 12.axb4 Nxb4 13.Qd2 Rc2 14.Qd1 Ne3 0-1












Position after:

(8) Morphy,P - Morphy,E [C52]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1850

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.0-0 Bxc3 8.Nxc3 dxc3 9.Ba3 d6 10.Qb3 Nh6 11.Qxc3 Qf6 12.e5 dxe5 13.Rfe1 Bd7 14.Rab1 0-0-0 15.Ba6 Na5 16.Rec1 Bc6 17.Qxa5 bxa6 18.Qxa6+ Kd7 19.Rxc6 Qf5 20.Rxc7+ Ke8 21.Qc6+ Qd7 22.Rb8 Qxc6 23.Re7+ Kf8 24.Rxd8+ Qe8 25.Rdxe8# 1-0












Position after:

(9) Morphy,P - Amateur [C44]
1850

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 Nxd4 4.Nxe5 Ne6 5.Bc4 Nf6 6.Nxf7 Kxf7 7.Bxe6+ Ke8 8.Bb3 Bc5 9.e5 Qe7 10.0-0 Ng8 11.Nc3 c6 12.Ne4 b5 13.Nd6+ Kd8 14.Bg5 1-0












Position after:

(10) Morphy,P - Ayers [C52]
Mobile Mobile, 1855

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 d6 7.Qb3 Qe7 8.d5 Nd4 9.Bb5+ c6 10.Nxd4 exd4 11.dxc6 Qxe4+ 12.Kd1 Bg4+ 13.f3 Bxf3+ 14.gxf3 Qxf3+ 15.Kc2 Qe4+ 16.Kb2 Bxc3+ 17.Nxc3 dxc3+ 18.Qxc3 0-0-0 19.Re1 Qd5 20.cxb7+ Kxb7 21.Rb1 Nf6 22.Bc6+ Qxc6 23.Ka1+ Kc7 24.Qa5+ Kc8 25.Qxa7 Nd7 26.Bd2 Rhe8 27.Rec1 Qc3+ 28.Rxc3+ Nc5 29.Rb8# 1-0












Position after:

(11) Morphy,P - Meek,A [C38]
Mobile Mobile, 1855

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.h4 g4 6.Ng5 Nh6 7.d4 f6 8.Bxf4 fxg5 9.Bxg5 Bf6 10.Qd2 Bxg5 11.hxg5 Nf7 12.Bxf7+ Kxf7 13.Qf4+ Kg8 14.0-0 Qe7 15.Nc3 c6 16.Rae1 d6 17.Nd5 cxd5 18.exd5 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(12) Meek,A - Morphy,P [C44]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1855

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Bc5 5.Ng5 Nh6 6.0-0 d6 7.c3 0-0 8.cxd4 Bxd4 9.Nc3 Ng4 10.h3 Nge5 11.Qh5 h6 12.Nxf7 Nxf7 13.Qg6 Nce5 14.Bxf7+ Rxf7 15.Qg3 Rf6 16.Nd5 Rg6 17.Qb3 Be6 18.Qxb7 Bxh3 19.Ne7+ Qxe7 20.Qxa8+ Kh7 21.Kh2 Rxg2+ 22.Kxh3 Qe6+ 23.Kxg2 Qg4+ 24.Kh1 Qh3+ 25.Kg1 Nf3# Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(13) Morphy,P - Morphy,E [C64]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1856

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Bc5 4.c3 Qe7 5.0-0 Nf6 6.d4 Bb6 7.Bg5 h6 8.Bxf6 gxf6 9.d5 Nd8 10.Nh4 c6 11.Nf5 Qc5 12.b4 Qf8 13.dxc6 dxc6 14.Nd6+ Ke7 15.Qd3 cxb5 16.Nxc8+ Rxc8 17.Rd1 Qg7 18.Qd7+ Kf8 19.Qxc8 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(14) Morphy,P - Meek,A [C38]
Mobile Mobile, 1855

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.h4 g4 6.Ng5 Nh6 7.d4 f6 8.Bxf4 fxg5 9.Bxg5 Bf6 10.Qd2 Bxg5 11.hxg5 Nf7 12.Bxf7+ Kxf7 13.Qf4+ Kg8 14.0-0 Qe7 15.Nc3 c6 16.Rae1 d6 17.Nd5 cxd5 18.exd5 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(15) Meek,A - Morphy,P [C44]
New Orleans New Orleans, 1855

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Bc5 5.Ng5 Nh6 6.0-0 d6 7.c3 0-0 8.cxd4 Bxd4 9.Nc3 Ng4 10.h3 Nge5 11.Qh5 h6 12.Nxf7 Nxf7 13.Qg6 Nce5 14.Bxf7+ Rxf7 15.Qg3 Rf6 16.Nd5 Rg6 17.Qb3 Be6 18.Qxb7 Bxh3 19.Ne7+ Qxe7 20.Qxa8+ Kh7 21.Kh2 Rxg2+ 22.Kxh3 Qe6+ 23.Kxg2 Qg4+ 24.Kh1 Qh3+ 25.Kg1 Nf3# Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(16) Fiske\\Fuller\\Perrin - Morphy,P [C58]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.d3 h6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Qe2 Nxc4 9.dxc4 Bc5 10.h3 0-0 11.Nh2 Nh7 12.Be3 Bd6 13.0-0 Qh4 14.f4 exf3 15.Nxf3 Qh5 16.Nc3 Re8 17.Qf2 Nf6 18.Bd4 Ne4 19.Nxe4 Rxe4 20.Rae1 Bf5 21.Rxe4 Bxe4 22.Nh4 Rf8 23.c5 Be5 24.Bxe5 Qxe5 25.c4 g5 26.Nf3 Bxf3 27.gxf3 Re8 28.f4 Qe3 29.fxg5 hxg5 30.Qxe3 Rxe3 31.Kg2 Kg7 32.d6 cxd6 33.cxd6 Rd3 34.c5 Kg6 35.Rf3 Rd2+ 36.Kg3 f5 37.Rb3 f4+ 38.Kf3 Rh2 39.d7 Rxh3+ 40.Ke4 Rh8 41.Rxb7 Kf6 42.Rc7 Ke7 43.Rc8 Rd8 44.Rxd8 Kxd8 45.c6 a5 46.Kd5 Ke7 47.Ke4 Kd8 48.b3 Ke7 49.a3 Kd8 50.b4 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(17) Hammond,G - Morphy,P [C54]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.e5 d5 7.Bb3 Ne4 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.0-0 Bg4 10.Be3 0-0 11.Qd3 Bxf3 12.gxf3 Ng5 13.Qf5 Nxd4 14.Bxd4 Bxd4 15.Nc3 g6 16.Qg4 h5 17.Qg2 Bxe5 18.Nxd5 c6 19.Rfe1 Re8 20.f4 cxd5 21.fxe5 Ne6 22.Qxd5 Qxd5 23.Bxd5 Nf4 24.Bxb7 Rab8 25.Bc6 Re6 26.Bd7 Re7 27.Rad1 Rxb2 28.Re4 Rxd7 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(18) Morphy,P - Lichtenhein,T [C51]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Bc5 6.0-0 Nf6 7.d4 exd4 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.e5 d5 10.exf6 dxc4 11.fxg7 Rg8 12.Re1+ Ne7 13.Bg5 Be6 14.Nc3 Ba5 15.Ne4 Rxg7 16.Nf6+ Kf8 17.Re5 c6 18.Bh6 Nf5 19.Rxe6 fxe6 20.Ng5 Ke7 21.Bxg7 Nxg7 22.Qf3 Qxd4 23.Rd1 Bd2 [23...Qb6 24.Rd7+ Kf8 25.Ngxh7#] 24.Ng8+ Rxg8 25.Qf7+ Kd8 26.Nf3 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(19) Marache,N - Morphy,P [C52]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.e5 d5 8.exd6 Qxd6 9.0-0 Nge7 10.Ng5 0-0 11.Bd3 Bf5 12.Bxf5 Nxf5 13.Ba3 Qg6 14.Bxf8 Qxg5 15.Ba3 dxc3 16.Bc1 Qg6 17.Bf4 Rd8 18.Qc2 Ncd4 19.Qe4 Ng3 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(20) Perrin,F - Morphy,P [C54]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.e5 d5 7.Bb3 Ne4 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.0-0 Bg4 10.Be3 0-0 11.Nc3 Ne7 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Qxf3 Nxc3 14.bxc3 f6 15.e6 c6 16.Bc1 Bc7 17.Ba3 Bd6 18.Bxd6 Qxd6 19.Rfe1 Rfe8 20.Bc2 Ng6 21.Bxg6 hxg6 22.Qg4 g5 23.Qf5 Re7 24.Re3 Rae8 25.Rae1 Qf4 26.Qg6 Qh4 27.Qf5 Qh7 28.Qg4 g6 29.f4 Qh4 30.f5 Kg7 31.Qxh4 gxh4 32.g4 Kh6 33.Rf3 Kg5 34.Kf2 Rc7 35.Re2 Game drawn 1/2-1/2












Position after:

(21) Montgomery,H - Morphy,P [C52]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.0-0 Nf6 7.d4 0-0 8.d5 Ne7 9.Qc2 d6 10.h3 Ng6 11.Bd3 Nh5 12.Kh2 Nhf4 13.Rg1 Bb6 14.Be3 Nh4 15.Nbd2 Qf6 16.Nxh4 Qxh4 17.Nf3 Qh6 18.Bf1 f5 19.g3 fxe4 20.Bxf4 exf4 21.Nd4 e3 22.f3 Bxd4 23.cxd4 Bf5 24.Qg2 fxg3+ 25.Qxg3 Rf6 26.f4 Re8 27.Re1 Re4 28.Rxe3 Qxf4 29.Bd3 Rxd4 30.Bxf5 Rxf5 31.Re7 Rd2+ 32.Kh1 Qxg3 33.Rxg3 Rf1+ 34.Rg1 Rxg1+ Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(22) Morphy,P - Perrin,F [B44]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Be3 Nf6 6.Bd3 Bb4+ 7.c3 Ba5 8.0-0 Bb6 9.Nd2 Ne5 10.Be2 d5 11.f4 Nc6 12.e5 Bxd4 13.cxd4 Nd7 14.Bd3 f5 15.g4 g6 16.gxf5 exf5 17.Kh1 Nf8 18.Rc1 Ne6 19.Bxf5 Nexd4 20.Bxc8 Rxc8 21.f5 Nxf5 22.Rxf5 gxf5 23.Qh5+ Kd7 24.Qf7+ Qe7 25.e6+ Kd8 26.Bg5 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(23) Perrin,F - Morphy,P [C54]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.e5 d5 7.Bb3 Ne4 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.0-0 Bg4 10.Be3 0-0 11.Nc3 Ne7 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Qxf3 Nxc3 14.bxc3 f6 15.e6 c6 16.Bc1 Bc7 17.Ba3 Bd6 18.Bxd6 Qxd6 19.Rfe1 Rfe8 20.Bc2 Ng6 21.Bxg6 hxg6 22.Qg4 g5 23.Qf5 Re7 24.Re3 Rae8 25.Rae1 Qf4 26.Qg6 Qh4 27.Qf5 Qh7 28.Qg4 g6 29.f4 Qh4 30.f5 Kg7 31.Qxh4 gxh4 32.g4 Kh6 33.Rf3 Kg5 34.Kf2 Rc7 35.Re2 Game drawn 1/2-1/2












Position after:

(24) Morphy,P - Reif,A
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Bc5 5.c3 dxc3 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(25) Morphy,P - Schulten,J [C51]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Bc5 6.0-0 d6 7.d4 exd4 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.Nc3 Bg4 10.Bb5 Bxf3 11.gxf3 Kf8 12.Be3 Nce7 13.Kh1 c6 14.Ba4 d5 15.Rb1 Rb8 16.Qd3 Bc7 17.Rg1 Ng6 18.e5 Qh4 19.Bg5 Qh3 20.Ne2 f6 21.Nf4 Nxf4 22.Bxf4 g5 23.Qa3+ Ke8 24.Rxb7 Rxb7 25.Bxc6+ Kf7 26.Bxd5+ Kg6 27.Qf8 Qd7 28.Bxb7 Bd8 29.exf6 Bxf6 30.Be4+ Kh5 31.Be3 h6 32.Rg3 Bg7 33.Qf7+ Qxf7 34.Rh3# White wins 1-0












Position after:

(26) Schulten,J - Morphy,P [C32]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.d3 Bb4 6.Bd2 e3 7.Bxe3 0-0 8.Bd2 Bxc3 9.bxc3 Re8+ 10.Be2 Bg4 11.c4 c6 12.dxc6 Nxc6 13.Kf1 Rxe2 14.Nxe2 Nd4 15.Qb1 Bxe2+ 16.Kf2 Ng4+ 17.Kg1 Nf3+ 18.gxf3 Qd4+ 19.Kg2 Qf2+ 20.Kh3 Qxf3+ 21.Kh4 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(27) Morphy,P - Schulten,J [C64]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Bc5 4.c3 Nge7 5.0-0 0-0 6.d4 exd4 7.cxd4 Bb6 8.d5 Nb8 9.d6 cxd6 10.Bf4 Bc7 11.Nc3 a6 12.Bc4 b5 13.Bb3 Bb7 14.Bxd6 Bxd6 15.Qxd6 h6 16.Rad1 Nc8 17.Qf4 Nb6 18.Ne5 Qf6 19.Qxf6 gxf6 20.Ng4 Kg7 21.Nxf6 Bc6 22.e5 a5 23.Rd3 Rh8 24.Ncd5 Nc4 25.Bxc4 bxc4 26.Rg3+ Kf8 27.Nb6 Ra7 28.Rd1 Bb5 29.Rd4 Rc7 30.Rdg4 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(28) Schulten,J - Morphy,P [C33]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.e5 d5 6.exf6 dxc4 7.fxg7 Rg8 8.Qe2+ Be6 9.a3 Bc5 10.Nf3 Nc6 11.Ne4 Nd4 12.Nxd4 Bxd4 13.c3 Qh4+ 14.Kf1 Bb6 15.d4 cxd3 16.Qxd3 Rd8 17.Qe2 Rd1+ Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(29) Schulten,J - Morphy,P [C33]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 d5 4.exd5 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bd6 6.d4 0-0 7.Nge2 f3 8.gxf3 Nh5 9.h4 Re8 10.Ne4 Bg3+ 11.Kd2 Bd6 12.Kc3 b5 13.Bxb5 c6 14.Nxd6 Qxd6 15.Ba4 Ba6 16.Re1 Nd7 17.b3 Nb6 18.Bxc6 Rac8 19.Kd2 Rxc6 20.dxc6 Bxe2 21.Rxe2 Qxd4+ 22.Ke1 Qg1+ 23.Kd2 Rd8+ 24.Kc3 Qc5+ 25.Kb2 Na4+ Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(30) Stanley,C - Morphy,P [C54]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3 d6 6.h3 0-0 7.Bg5 Bb6 8.Nbd2 Be6 9.0-0 h6 10.Bh4 Kh8 11.Nh2 g5 12.Bg3 h5 13.Nhf3 h4 14.Nxh4 gxh4 15.Bxh4 Kg7 16.Qf3 Rh8 17.Qg3+ Kf8 18.Qg5 Nd7 19.Bxe6 fxe6 20.Qxd8+ Nxd8 21.Nf3 Kg7 22.g4 Nf8 23.Kg2 Ng6 24.Bg5 Nf7 25.h4 Nxg5 26.hxg5 Nf4+ 27.Kg3 Rh3# Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(31) Morphy,P - Stanley,C [C52]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.0-0 d6 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.e5 dxe5 11.Ba3 Bxd4 12.Qb3 Be6 13.Bxe6 fxe6 14.Qxe6+ Ne7 15.Nxd4 exd4 16.Rfe1 Nfg8 17.Nd5 Qd7 18.Bxe7 Qxe6 19.Rxe6 Kd7 20.Rae1 Re8 21.R6e4 c6 22.Rxd4 cxd5 23.Rxd5+ Kc6 24.Rd6+ Kc7 25.Rc1+ Kb8 26.Bh4 Nh6 27.Bg3 Ka8 28.h3 Nf5 29.Rd7 g6 30.Rcc7 Nxg3 31.fxg3 Rb8 32.Rxh7 Rxh7 33.Rxh7 a5 34.h4 Rg8 35.g4 b5 36.h5 a4 37.h6 b4 38.Rg7 Rh8 39.h7 b3 40.Rg8+ Kb7 41.Rxh8 b2 42.Rb8+ Kxb8 43.h8Q+ White wins 1-0












Position after:

(32) Stanley,C - Morphy,P [C33]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Qh4+ 4.Kf1 b5 5.Bb3 Nf6 6.Nf3 Qh6 7.Nc3 b4 8.Nb5 Ba6 9.Bc4 Bxb5 10.Bxb5 Nh5 11.Ke2 g5 12.Ne5 Bg7 13.Ng4 f3+ 14.Kxf3 Qb6 15.Qe2 0-0 16.Bc4 Nc6 17.c3 Kh8 18.Qe3 f5 19.Qxb6 fxg4+ 20.Kxg4 Nf6+ Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(33) Stanley,C - Morphy,P [C33]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Qh4+ 4.Kf1 b5 5.Bb3 Nf6 6.Nf3 Qh6 7.Nc3 b4 8.Nb5 Ba6 9.Bc4 Bxb5 10.Bxb5 Nh5 11.d4 Ng3+ 12.Kg1 Nxh1 13.Kxh1 c6 14.Bc4 d6 15.a3 g5 16.axb4 g4 17.Ng1 g3 18.h3 Be7 19.Ra5 Bg5 20.Qg4 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(34) Thompson,J - Morphy,P [C52]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.Qb3 Qf6 8.0-0 d6 9.e5 dxe5 10.cxd4 exd4 11.Nbd2 Nge7 12.Bb2 0-0 13.Ne4 Qg6 14.Bd3 Bf5 15.Nh4 Qh5 16.Nxf5 Nxf5 17.f4 Rfe8 18.Rf3 Nb4 19.Ng5 Nxd3 20.Qxd3 Qg6 21.Rh3 Re3 22.Qb5 Rxh3 23.Qxb7 Re8 24.Nxh3 Bb6 25.Rf1 Ne3 26.f5 Qg4 27.Nf2 Qe2 28.Rb1 Nd1 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(35) Thompson,J - Morphy,P [C52]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.Qb3 Qf6 8.0-0 d6 9.cxd4 Bb6 10.e5 dxe5 11.dxe5 Qg6 12.Ba3 Be6 13.Nbd2 Nge7 14.Bxe6 fxe6 15.Rae1 0-0 16.Ne4 Rad8 17.Neg5 Rxf3 18.Nxf3 Rd3 19.Qb2 Rxf3 20.Kh1 Bd4 21.Qc1 Rc3 22.Qb2 Rg3 23.Qc1 Rxg2 24.Qf4 Nf5 25.Qf3 Rxh2+ 26.Kxh2 Bxe5+ 27.Rxe5 Nxe5 28.Qh3 Nh4 29.f3 Qc2+ 30.Kh1 Nf5 31.Bc1 Qe2 32.Bf4 Nd3 33.Bxc7 e5 34.Kg1 Nf4 35.Qh2 Qc4 36.Bb8 Ne2+ 37.Kf2 Qd4+ 38.Ke1 Nfg3 39.Qh3 Qc3+ 40.Kf2 Ne4+ 41.fxe4 Qxh3 42.Kxe2 Qg2+ Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(36) Thompson,J - Morphy,P [C52]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.0-0 d6 8.cxd4 Bb6 9.d5 Nce7 10.e5 Ng6 11.Ng5 N8e7 12.Re1 0-0 13.Qh5 h6 14.Ne4 Nxe5 15.Bxh6 gxh6 16.Nf6+ Kg7 17.Rxe5 dxe5 18.Qxe5 Kh8 19.Bd3 Qd6 20.Qb2 Qf4 21.Ne4+ f6 22.g3 Qe5 23.Qd2 Ng8 24.Nbc3 f5 25.Re1 fxe4 26.Rxe4 Rxf2 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(37) Schulten,J - Morphy,P [C33]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.e5 d5 6.exf6 dxc4 7.fxg7 Rg8 8.Ne4 Nc6 9.b3 Qd4 10.Qe2 Qxa1 11.Nf6+ Kd8 12.c3 Qxc1+ 13.Kf2 Bc5+ 14.Kf3 Ne5+ 15.Qxe5 Qf1+ 16.Ke4 Qd3+ 17.Kxf4 Bd6 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(38) Morphy,P - Schulten,J [C38]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.0-0 d6 6.c3 Bg4 7.Qb3 Nh6 8.Qb5+ Nd7 9.Qxg5 Qxg5 10.Nxg5 Ne5 11.Bb3 Bf6 12.h4 Nd3 13.Bc2 Nxc1 14.Rxc1 0-0-0 15.Rf1 Rdg8 16.Rxf4 Bxg5 17.hxg5 Rxg5 18.Kf2 Rhg8 19.Na3 Be6 20.Rg1 Ng4+ 21.Ke2 h5 22.d4 Bxa2 23.b3 Nh6 24.Kf2 Rg3 25.Rf6 Bxb3 26.Bxb3 Rxc3 27.Rxh6 Rxb3 28.Nc4 Rg4 29.Nd2 Rd3 30.Ke2 Rxd4 31.Rxh5 Rg3 32.Rf5 Rg7 33.Ke3 c5 34.Nf3 Ra4 35.Rd1 Kc7 36.Ng5 b5 37.Rxf7+ Rxf7 38.Nxf7 b4 39.Nxd6 b3 40.Nb5+ Kb6 41.Nc3 Ra3 42.e5 b2 43.Kd2 Ra1 44.Kc2 Rxd1 45.Nxd1 b1Q+ 46.Kxb1 Kc6 47.Nb2 Kd5 48.Nc4 a5 49.Ka2 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(39) Paulsen,L - Morphy,P [C46]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Bc5 4.Bb5 d6 5.d4 exd4 6.Nxd4 Bd7 7.Nxc6 bxc6 8.Ba4 Qf6 9.0-0 Ne7 10.Be3 Bxe3 11.fxe3 Qh6 12.Qd3 Ng6 13.Rae1 Ne5 14.Qe2 0-0 15.h3 Kh8 16.Nd1 g5 17.Nf2 Rg8 18.Nd3 g4 19.Nxe5 dxe5 20.hxg4 Bxg4 21.Qf2 Rg6 22.Qxf7 Be6 23.Qxc7 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(40) Morphy,P - Lichtenhein,T [C36]
New York New York, 1857

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 d5 4.exd5 Be7 5.Bb5+ c6 6.dxc6 bxc6 7.Bc4 Bh4+ 8.g3 fxg3 9.0-0 gxh2+ 10.Kh1 Bf6 11.Ne5 Nh6 [black wins 11...Bxe5 12.Bxf7+ Ke7 13.Qe2 Qd6 14.d3 Nf6 15.Bf4 Nbd7 -+[-4.00] 16.Bb3 Bb7 17.Nc3 c5+ 18.Kxh2 Kd8 19.Bxe5 Nxe5 20.Kh3 Re8 21.Ne4 Nxe4 22.dxe4 Qh6+ 23.Kg3 Qg6+ 24.Kh2 Bxe4 25.Rf4 Bc6 26.Rd1+ Kc7 27.Rdf1 Qh6+ 28.Kg3 g5 29.Re4 Nd7 30.Qh2 Qxh2+ 31.Kxh2 Rxe4] 12.d4 Bxe5 13.Qh5 Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Nxf7 15.Qxf7+ Kd8 16.Bg5+ Bf6 17.Nc3 Bd7 [17...Bxg5 18.Rad1 Bd2 19.Rf2 Bxc3 20.Rxd4+ Bxd4 21.Rd2 c5 22.c3 Nc6 23.cxd4 cxd4 24.Rg2 Re8 25.Qd5+ Kc7 26.Rxg7+ Re7 27.Rxe7+ Nxe7 28.Qe5+ Kd7 29.Qxd4+ Ke8 30.Qh8+ Kf7 31.Qxh7+ Ke8 32.Qh8+ Kd7 33.Qd4+ Kc7 34.Qe5+ Kd8 35.Qh8+ Kd7 36.Qd4+] 18.Rxf6 Kc7 [18...Kc8 19.Qxg7 Re8 20.Bf4 Qf2 21.Bxh2] 19.Bf4+ [19.Qxg7!+- Qg4 20.Rf4] 19...Kb7 20.Rd6 Qc5 21.Ne4 Qxc2 22.Rxd7+ Nxd7 23.Qxd7+ Ka6 24.Nd6 Rhd8 25.Qb7+ Ka5 26.Bd2+ Qxd2 27.Nc4+ Ka4 28.b3# White wins ---------------------------------- 1. (0.53): 8.Kf1 Bf6 9.d4 Ne7 10.Bxf4 0-0 11.Kf2 c5 12.Be5 Nec6 2. (0.28): 8.Ke2 Bg4 9.d4 Nf6 3. = (-0.19): 8.g3 fxg3 9.Qe2+ Kf8 10.Kd1 gxh2 11.Ne5 Qg5 12.Qxh2 Bg3 4. (-0.47): 8.Nxh4 Qxh4+ 9.Kf1 f3 10.d4 fxg2+ 11.Kxg2 Bh3+ 12.Kg1 Nf6 ------------------------------- 1. = (-0.06): 8...fxg3 9.Qe2+ Kf8 10.Kd1 gxh2 11.Nxh4 Qxh4 12.b3 2. (0.44): 8...Bf6 9.gxf4 Ne7 10.d4 0-0 11.c3 Nf5 12.0-0 Be6 13.Bd3 3. (0.47): 8...Qe7+ 9.Qe2 Bg4 10.Qxe7+ Bxe7 11.Ne5 Bh5 12.d4 f6 13.Nd3 4. (0.69): 8...Be7 9.Ne5 Nh6 10.Qh5 Qd4 11.Bxf7+ Kd8 12.d3 fxg3 13.hxg3 ----------------------------------- 1. = (-0.09): 9.Qe2+ Kf8 10.Kd1 gxh2 11.Nxh4 Qxh4 12.b3 g6 2. (-1.00): 9.hxg3 Bxg3+ 10.Kf1 h5 11.Qe2+ Qe7 12.Nc3 Bg4 13.Ne4 Bc7 3. (-1.06): 9.0-0 gxh2+ 10.Kxh2 Qd6+ 11.Kh1 Be7 12.d4 Nf6 13.Ne5 Be6 4. -+ (-2.97): 9.Ke2 ---------------------------------- 1. (-1.06): 9...gxh2+ 10.Kxh2 Qd6+ 11.Kh1 Be7 12.d4 Nf6 13.Ne5 Be6 14.Bxe6 2. (-0.66): 9...Bh3 10.Re1+ Kf8 11.Re4 gxh2+ 12.Kxh2 Qc7+ 13.Kh1 Bg3 14.d4 3. (-0.44): 9...Be6 10.Qe2 gxh2+ 11.Kh1 Qe7 12.Nxh4 Qxh4 13.Bxe6 fxe6 14.Qxe6+ 4. (-0.38): 9...Qe7 10.Bxf7+ Qxf7 11.Nxh4 gxh2+ 12.Kxh2 Qc7+ 13.Kg2 Nf6 14.Qe2+ ---------------------------------- 1. (-1.03): 10.Kg2 Bf6 11.Nc3 Qd7 12.Ne4 Qg4+ 13.Kxh2 Qh5+ 14.Kg1 Qg6+ 2. (-1.06): 10.Kxh2 Qd6+ 11.Kh1 Be7 12.d4 Nf6 13.Ne5 Be6 14.Bxe6 Qxe6 3. (-1.09): 10.Kh1 Bf6 11.d4 Bf5 12.Kxh2 Qd6+ 13.Kg2 Nd7 14.Re1+ Ne7 4. -+ (-4.47): 10.Nxh2 Qd4+ 11.Kh1 Qxc4 12.d3 Qd5+ 13.Qf3 Bf6 14.Nd2 Qxf3+ ---------------------------------- 1. (-1.00): 10...Bf6 11.Qe2+ Ne7 12.Nc3 Bf5 13.Nxh2 Qd7 14.Ne4 Bd4 15.c3 2. (-0.84): 10...Nh6 11.Nxh4 Qxh4 12.Qe1+ Qe7 13.d3 Nf5 14.Kxh2 h5 15.Nc3 3. (-0.66): 10...Bg3 11.Qe2+ Ne7 12.Ng5 Qd4 13.Bxf7+ Kd8 14.Nc3 Rf8 15.Qe4 4. (-0.66): 10...Qe7 11.Bxf7+ Qxf7 12.Nxh4 Nf6 13.Qe2+ Be6 14.Nf3 Kd8 15.Qxh2 --------------------------------- 1. (-1.00): 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Qe2+ Ne7 13.Nxh2 Qd7 14.Ne4 Bd4 15.c3 Bb6 2. (-1.00): 11.Qe2+ Ne7 12.Nc3 Bf5 3. (-1.00): 11.d3 Ne7 12.Ng5 Nd5 13.Qh5 Qe7 14.Bxd5 cxd5 15.Nxh7 g6 4. (-1.03): 11.d4 Bf5 12.Bf4 Ne7 13.Kxh2 Nd7 14.Nbd2 c5 15.c3 h5 ----------------------------------- 1. -+ (-3.88): 11...Bxe5 12.Bxf7+ Ke7 13.Qe2 Qd6 14.d3 Nf6 15.Bf4 Nbd7 2. (-1.19): 11...Be6 12.Bxe6 fxe6 13.Nc3 Qd4 14.Nd3 Nd7 15.Qh5+ g6 16.Qh3 3. (-1.13): 11...Nh6 12.d4 Bxe5 13.Bxh6 Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Kd8 15.Qxd4+ Bxd4 16.Bg5+ 4. (-0.63): 11...Bb7 12.Qh5 c5+ 13.Kxh2 g6 14.Bxf7+ Ke7 15.Qe2 Qc7 16.d4 ----------------------------------- 1. -+ (-1.59): 12.Qh5 Qd4 13.Bxf7+ Nxf7 14.Qxf7+ Kd8 15.Nf3 Qc5 16.Qb3 Bh3 2. -+ (-1.59): 12.d4 Bxe5 13.Bxh6 Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Kd8 15.Bf4 Nd7 16.Nc3 Qxd1 3. -+ (-1.66): 12.Nf3 0-0 13.Kxh2 Bg4 14.Kg2 Nf5 15.Be2 Re8 16.Nc3 Qd6 4. -+ (-1.69): 12.Qe2 0-0 13.c3 Bxe5 14.Qxe5 Ng4 15.Qg3 Qd7 16.d4 c5 ----------------------------------- 1. (-1.13): 12...Bxe5 13.Bxh6 Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Kd8 15.Qxd4+ Bxd4 16.Bg5+ Kc7 17.Bf4+ 2. = (-0.22): 12...g5 13.Qh5 Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Ke7 15.Nf3 Nf5 16.Nxd4 Ng3+ 17.Kxh2 3. = (-0.03): 12...Bh3 13.Re1 0-0 14.Bxh6 Bxe5 15.Rxe5 gxh6 16.Kxh2 Qh4 17.Rh5 4. = (-0.03): 12...Ba6 13.Bxa6 Nxa6 14.Qe2 Bxe5 15.Qxe5+ Qe7 16.Bxh6 Qxe5 17.dxe5 ----------------------------------- 1. (-1.12): 13.Bxh6 Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Kd8 15.Qxd4+ Bxd4 16.Bg5+ Kc7 17.Bf4+ Kb6 2. -+ (-1.72): 13.dxe5 Qxd1 14.Rxd1 Ng4 15.Re1 Bb7 16.Nc3 c5+ 17.Bd5 Bxd5+ 3. -+ (-3.34): 13.Nc3 Qxd4 14.Qxd4 Bxd4 15.Bxh6 gxh6 16.Bxf7+ Ke7 17.Rae1+ Kd7 4. -+ (-3.47): 13.c3 Nf5 14.dxe5 Qh4 15.Bf4 g5 16.Bxf7+ Kxf7 17.Bxh2 Ke8 ---------------------------------- 1. -+ (-3.16): 13...Qxd4 14.Bxf7+ Nxf7 15.Qxf7+ Kd8 16.Bg5+ Bf6 17.Bxf6+ gxf6 18.Nc3 2. -+ (-1.47): 13...Bf6 14.Bxh6 0-0 15.Be3 g6 16.Qc5 Be7 17.Qe5 Bd6 18.Qe4 3. (-1.38): 13...0-0 14.Qxe5 Ng4 15.Qf4 h5 16.Be2 Qd5+ 17.Bf3 Qc4 18.Be4 4. (-1.00): 13...Be6 14.Bxe6 Qxd4 15.Re1 0-0 16.c3 Qf2 17.Qxe5 fxe6 18.Bxh6 ----------------------------------- 1. -+ (-3.06): 17.Bxf6+ gxf6 18.Nc3 Nd7 19.Rad1 Qh4 20.Qxf6+ Qxf6 21.Rxf6 Kc7 2. -+ (-3.47): 17.Qxf6+ gxf6 18.Bxf6+ Qxf6 19.Rxf6 Nd7 20.Rh6 Rb8 21.b3 Bb7 3. -+ (-3.84): 17.Nc3 Bxg5 18.Rad1 Bd2 19.Rf2 Bxc3 20.Rxd4+ Bxd4 21.Rd2 c5 4. -+ (-6.31): 17.Qxg7 Qe4+ 18.Kxh2 Qe2+ 19.Kg1 Qg4+ 20.Kh2 Qh5+ 21.Kg3 Qh3+ ------------------------------------ 1. -+ (-4.06): 17...Bxg5 18.Rad1 Bd2 19.Rf2 Bxc3 20.Rxd4+ Bxd4 21.Rd2 c5 22.c3 2. (-0.28): 17...Qe5 18.Bxf6+ gxf6 19.Rae1 Be6 20.Qxe6 Qxe6 21.Rxe6 Nd7 22.Rxc6 3. = (0.00): 17...Be6 18.Bxf6+ gxf6 19.Qxe6 Re8 20.Qf7 Re7 21.Qf8+ Re8 22.Qf7 4. (1.25): 17...Nd7 ----------------------------------- 1-0












Position after:

(41) Morphy,P - Thompson,J [B44]
New York USA-ch 1st match New York USA-ch 1st match (2), 1857

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 5.Be3 Be7 6.Nc3 h6 7.Bd3 d5 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.exd5 exd5 10.Nxd5 Nf6 11.Nxf6+ Bxf6 12.c3 0-0 13.0-0 Qc7 14.Qa4 Rfe8 15.Rad1 Re4 16.Bxc6 Bxc6 17.Qc2 Be5 18.g3 Bxd4 19.cxd4 Qe7 20.d5 Bd7 21.Bc5 Rc8 22.Bxe7 Rxc2 23.Ba3 b5 24.Rfe1 f5 25.f3 Rxe1+ 26.Rxe1 Rd2 27.d6 a5 28.Bc5 b4 29.Re7 Rd5 30.Bxb4 axb4 31.Rxd7 Kf8 32.Rb7 Rd4 33.Kf2 Rxd6 34.Rxb4 Rd2+ 35.Ke3 Rxh2 36.a4 Rc2 37.a5 Rc5 38.Ra4 Ke7 39.b4 Rc8 40.b5 Rb8 41.a6 Kd7 42.b6 Kc6 43.b7 Kb6 44.a7 Re8+ 45.Kf4 Kxb7 46.a8Q+ Rxa8 47.Rxa8 Kxa8 48.Kxf5 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(42) Meek,A - Morphy,P [C65]
New York USA-ch 2nd match New York USA-ch 2nd match (1), 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.d3 Bc5 5.c3 d6 6.b4 Bb6 7.a4 a6 8.Bc4 Be6 9.Bxe6 fxe6 10.0-0 0-0 11.Ng5 Qe7 12.Kh1 h6 13.Nh3 d5 14.Ba3 Nd8 15.b5 Bc5 16.Bb2 dxe4 17.d4 exd4 18.cxd4 Bd6 19.Nc3 axb5 20.axb5 Nf7 21.Qe2 Qd7 22.Nxe4 Nxe4 23.Qxe4 Qxb5 24.Rab1 Qd5 25.Qg4 Ra4 26.Nf4 Qe4 27.Bc1 Bxf4 28.Bxf4 Rxd4 29.Qh3 Qxf4 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(43) Morphy,P - Meek,A [C01]
New York USA-ch 2nd match New York USA-ch 2nd match (2), 1857

1.e4 e6 2.d4 g6 3.Bd3 Bg7 4.Be3 Ne7 5.Ne2 b6 6.Nd2 Bb7 7.0-0 d5 8.e5 0-0 9.f4 f5 10.h3 Nd7 11.Kh2 c5 12.c3 c4 13.Bc2 a6 14.Nf3 h6 15.g4 Kh7 16.Rg1 Rg8 17.Qe1 Nc6 18.Nh4 Qf8 19.Nxg6 Kxg6 20.gxf5+ Kf7 21.fxe6+ Kxe6 22.f5+ Ke7 23.Qh4+ Ke8 24.f6 Bxf6 25.exf6 Rxg1 26.Rxg1 Nxf6 27.Bg6+ Kd7 28.Bf5+ Ke8 29.Bxh6 Qh8 30.Rg7 Ng8 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(44) Morphy,P - Lichtenhein,T [C42]
New York USA-ch 3rd match New York USA-ch 3rd match (2), 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.Nc3 d5 5.Bxd5 Nf6 6.Bb3 Bd6 7.d3 0-0 8.h3 h6 9.Be3 Nc6 10.Qd2 Na5 11.g4 Nxb3 12.axb3 Bd7 13.Rg1 Nh7 14.Ne4 Kh8 15.g5 h5 16.Nh4 g6 17.Qe2 Bc6 18.f4 exf4 19.Bd4+ Kg8 20.Nf5 Re8 21.Nh6+ Kf8 22.0-0-0 Bxe4 23.dxe4 Qe7 24.e5 Bxe5 25.Bxe5 Qxe5 26.Rd7 Qg7 27.Qc4 Re7 28.Rxe7 Kxe7 29.Re1+ White wins 1-0












Position after:

(45) Paulsen,L - Morphy,P [C67]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (2), 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Nxe4 5.d4 a6 6.Bd3 d5 7.Nxe5 Nxd4 8.Re1 Be6 9.c3 Nc6 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Qa4 Qd7 12.Bxe4 dxe4 13.Qxe4 Bd6 14.Nd2 0-0 15.Nf3 Bd5 16.Qd3 Rae8 17.Bg5 Qg4 18.h3 Qh5 19.Be3 Re6 20.Ng5 Rg6 21.Ne4 Rxg2+ 22.Kxg2 f5 23.f3 Qg6+ 24.Ng5 h6 25.c4 Bf7 26.h4 Rd8 27.Qc2 hxg5 28.hxg5 Be6 29.Rh1 Be7 30.f4 c5 31.Rae1 Kf7 32.Rh3 Bc8 33.Kg1 Bb7 34.Bc1 Rd4 35.b3 Bd6 36.Qe2 Re4 37.Qf2 Qe6 38.Rhe3 Qd7 39.Qh4 Kg6 40.Qh3 Be7 41.Rxe4 Bxe4 42.Qe3 Qd8 43.Qh3 Qd4+ 44.Be3 Qc3 45.Qf1 Qa5 46.Qf2 Qb6 47.Re2 Qc6 48.Bc1 Qd7 49.Rd2 Qe6 50.Qe3 Qc6 51.Bb2 Kf7 52.Qh3 Qg6 53.Rh2 Qd6 Game drawn 1/2-1/2












Position after:

(46) Paulsen,L - Morphy,P [C46]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (3), 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Bc5 4.Bb5 d6 5.d4 exd4 6.Nxd4 Bd7 7.Nxc6 bxc6 8.Ba4 Qh4 9.0-0 Nf6 10.Qf3 Ng4 11.Bf4 Ne5 12.Qg3 Qf6 13.Rad1 h6 14.Kh1 g5 15.Bxe5 dxe5 16.b4 Bd6 17.Rd3 h5 18.Rfd1 a6 19.Ne2 Rd8 20.a3 g4 21.c4 Qh6 22.c5 h4 23.Qe3 Be7 24.f4 exf4 25.Qxf4 Qxf4 26.Nxf4 Rh6 27.Ne2 f5 28.e5 Re6 29.Nf4 Rxe5 30.Rxd7 Rxd7 31.Bxc6 Bd6 32.cxd6 cxd6 33.Kg1 Kd8 34.Bxd7 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(47) Morphy,P - Paulsen,L [B41]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (4), 1857

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Nb3 Bb6 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.Bf4 e5 8.Bg3 Nge7 9.Bc4 0-0 10.Nb5 a6 11.Nd6 Bc7 12.a4 Ng6 13.Qd2 Qf6 14.Rd1 Nf4 15.0-0 h5 16.Nxc8 Raxc8 17.Qxd7 Nd4 18.Nxd4 exd4 19.Qf5 Qxf5 20.exf5 Be5 21.Bxf4 Bxf4 22.Rxd4 Be5 23.Re4 Bxb2 24.Rb1 Rfd8 25.g3 Rd4 26.Bd3 Rxe4 27.Bxe4 Rc4 28.Bxb7 Rxc2 29.Bxa6 Bd4 30.Rf1 Ra2 31.Bb5 Kh7 32.Bc4 Rxa4 33.Bxf7 h4 34.Kg2 Ra1 35.Bg6+ Kg8 36.Rxa1 Bxa1 Game drawn 1/2-1/2












Position after:

(48) Morphy,P - Paulsen,L [B41]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (5), 1857

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Be3 Qb6 6.Nb5 Nf6 7.Bxc5 Qxc5 8.Nd6+ Ke7 9.Nxc8+ Rxc8 10.Bd3 Nc6 11.0-0 h5 12.Nd2 h4 13.h3 g5 14.a3 Rg8 15.b4 Qb6 16.Nc4 Qc7 17.f3 Ne5 18.Nxe5 Qxe5 19.Qd2 Rg7 20.Rad1 Rd8 21.Qf2 b6 22.f4 gxf4 23.Qxf4 Qg5 24.Rf2 Qxf4 25.Rxf4 Rdg8 26.Rd2 Rh8 27.e5 Nd5 28.Rd4 f6 29.exf6+ Nxf6 30.Rc4 Kd8 31.a4 Nd5 32.Be4 Nc7 33.Bf3 d5 34.Rc6 Rd7 35.Bg4 Rh6 36.Re2 Ke7 37.Kh2 Kf7 38.g3 hxg3+ 39.Kxg3 Re7 40.h4 Ne8 41.h5 Nf6 42.Rcxe6 Rxe6 43.Bxe6+ Kg7 44.Bg4 Nxh5+ 45.Bxh5 Rxh5 46.Re7+ Kf6 47.Rxa7 Ke5 48.Ra6 Rg5+ 49.Kf3 Rf5+ 50.Ke2 b5 51.axb5 Rf4 52.c3 d4 53.c4 Rh4 54.c5 Rh2+ 55.Kd3 Rh3+ 56.Kc2 Rh2+ 57.Kb3 Rh3+ 58.Ka4 Kd5 59.Rd6+ Kc4 60.c6 Rh1 61.Rxd4+ Kxd4 62.c7 Rh8 63.b6 Kc4 64.b7 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(49) Paulsen,L - Morphy,P [C48]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (6), 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Bc5 5.0-0 0-0 6.Nxe5 Re8 7.Nxc6 dxc6 8.Bc4 b5 9.Be2 Nxe4 10.Nxe4 Rxe4 11.Bf3 Re6 12.c3 Qd3 13.b4 Bb6 14.a4 bxa4 15.Qxa4 Bd7 16.Ra2 Rae8 17.Qa6 Qxf3 18.gxf3 Rg6+ 19.Kh1 Bh3 20.Rd1 Bg2+ 21.Kg1 Bxf3+ 22.Kf1 Bg2+ 23.Kg1 Bh3+ 24.Kh1 Bxf2 25.Qf1 Bxf1 26.Rxf1 Re2 27.Ra1 Rh6 28.d4 Be3 Black wins 0-1












Position after:

(50) Morphy,P - Paulsen,L [B41]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (7), 1857

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Be3 Qb6 6.Nc3 Qxb2 7.Ndb5 Bxe3 8.Rb1 Qxb1 9.Nxb1 Bf4 10.g3 a6 11.gxf4 axb5 12.Nc3 Ne7 13.Nxb5 0-0 14.Nd6 Nbc6 15.Rg1 Rxa2 16.f5 f6 17.Bc4 Ra4 18.f4 b6 19.fxe6 dxe6 20.Nxc8 Nxc8 21.Bxe6+ Kh8 22.Bxc8 Rxc8 23.Qd7 Ne7 24.Qxe7 Ra1+ 25.Kf2 Rxc2+ 26.Ke3 White wins 1-0












Position after:

(51) Paulsen,L - Morphy,P [C47]
New York USA-ch 4th match New York USA-ch 4th match (8), 1857

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.d4 Bb4 5.Bb5 Nxe4 6.Qd3 d5 7.Nxe5 0-0 8.0-0 Nxe5 9.dxe5 Bxc3 10.bxc3 c6 11.Ba4 Qa5 12.Bb3 Qxc3 13.Bf4 Bf5 14.Rac1 g5 15.f3 gxf4 16.fxe4 Qc5+ 17.Kh1 Bxe4 18.Qh3 Rae8 19.Rxf4 Rxe5 20.Rcf1 Rg5 21.Rg4 Rg6 22.Rxg6+ hxg6 23.c3 a5 24.Qg3 Qa3 25.Qf2 a4 26.Bd1 Bd3 27.Re1 b5 0-1












Position after:

(52) Morphy,P - Amateur
New York? (ending) New York? (ending), 1857

1.Nc5 Qe6 2.Qxe6+ Kd8 3.Qe8# White wins 1-0












Position after:

(53) Morphy,P - Lord Lyttelton [C39]
Birmingham (player 1) Birmingham (player 1), 1858

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 d6 6.Nxg4 Be7 7.d4 Bxh4+ 8.Nf2 Bxf2+ 9.Kxf2 Nf6 10.Nc3 Qe7 11.Bxf4 Nxe4+ 12.Nxe4 Qxe4 13.Bb5+ Kf8 14.Bh6+ Kg8 15.Rh5 Bf5 16.Qd2 Bg6 17.Re1 White wins 1-0



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