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I pulled an old tome--actually a two volume set--off my bookshelf filled with classic games played no later than 1912. So, we're going to do classic chess for a long time, as I renew my acquaintance with these gems of over a century ago. You will see a lot of these ideas played today, but to see the originators in action is special.


This game was won by Bohl against von Ehlert in Riga in 1901. 1... Ng4 2. fxg4 {Anything else just loses lots of material. Best to just fall on the sword.} 2… Qh2+ 3. Kxh2 Bf2+ 4. Bh6+ Rxh6#

 

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