Morphy’s Immortal Game

PAUL MORPHY vs ADOLF ANDERSSEN – Paris, casual game, 1858 We must include at least one more game played by the genius Paul Morphy. Today we present you the game between Morphy and Anderssen played in France in 1858. The opening is the King’s Gambit: Accepted. Kieseritsky Gambit. This game is amazing as it showsContinue reading “Morphy’s Immortal Game”

The Opera Game

PAUL MORPHY vs DUKE OF BRUNSWICK /COUNT ISOUARD – Paris, 1958 The most famous chess game of all time is between Paul Morphy and two strong amateurs Duke Karl and Count Isoard, also called “The Opera Game”. This game features the Philidor Defense. In this match, an opening gone wrong and all the resulting mistakesContinue reading “The Opera Game”