Most over-rated move in chess history...

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redketchuplover
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Most over-rated move in chess history...

Post by redketchuplover » Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:19 pm

is 23...Qg3 in Levitsky v. Marshall (Breslau 1912) so says "The Joys of Chess" book recently released. Thoughts?

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Post by iamachessstudent » Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:46 am

At that time it WAS the most ingenious move ever, and the stories that the patrons showered Marshall with gold pieces was confirmed, that's how original and thought provoking that move was!
I think its beautiful for its time and place, no doubt on that to me !

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Post by redketchuplover » Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:57 am

Alledgedly it was the folks who bet on Levitsky who threw the coins in disgust.

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Post by ecperreault » Sun Aug 14, 2011 2:44 pm

Most over-rated move in chess history...
Easy, latest move by my opponent. :roll:

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