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A dazzling display by a minister during the Major Open of the British Championship in 1929.

Impressive for an amateur. The game was between Rev. A.P. Lacy-Hulbert - J.C. Thompson. 1.Rxh6 Re7 If 1...gxh6, one possibility was 2.Qxf6+ Kg8 3.Qg6+ Qg7 4.Qxe8+ Qf8 5.Qxc6 Ba6 6.Qe6+ Kh8 7.Nf7+ Kg8 8.Qg6+ Qg7 9.Qxg7# 2.Rh8+ Ng8 3.Qh7 Be6 4.Bxf5 Bf7 5.Qxg7+ Kxg7 6.Nd7+ Re5 7.Rh7#


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