Paul Morphy Goes For His Most Famous “Tricky Combination”

In this famous chess game Paul Morphy goes for a risky combination thus neglecting a quiet winning line and sacrifices his rook then queen (not accepted). Being unable to repel Morphy’s attack Bird makes a mistake while defending and quickly loses the game! In the end of the video as usual you can solve the daily puzzle (Morphy vs Alexander Meek, 1855).
Henry Edward Bird vs Paul Morphy
Casual Game (1858), London ENG
Philidor Defense: Philidor Countergambit. Zukertort Variation (C41)
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Ne5
Nf6 8.Bg5 Bd6 9.Nh5 O-O 10.Qd2 Qe8 11.g4 Nxg4 12.Nxg4 Qxh5
13.Ne5 Nc6 14.Be2 Qh3 15.Nxc6 bxc6 16.Be3 Rb8 17.O-O-O Rxf2
18.Bxf2 Qa3 19.c3 Qxa2 20.b4 Qa1+ 21.Kc2 Qa4+ 22.Kb2 Bxb4
23.cxb4 Rxb4+ 24.Qxb4 Qxb4+ 25.Kc2 e3 26.Bxe3 Bf5+ 27.Rd3 Qc4+ 28.Kd2 Qa2+ 29.Kd1 Qb1+
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