Paul Morphy vs. Duke of Brunswick
Paul Morphy vs. Duke of Brunswick & Count Isouard, Paris,1858
The game took place at the Paris Opera, during a show with Norma by Vicenzo Bellini.
White to move and win in 2.
4kb1r/p2n1ppp/4q3/4p1B1/4P3/1Q6/PPP2PPP/2KR4 w k - 1 0
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1. Qb8+ Nxb8 2. Rd8#
About the playersPaul Morphy (1837-1884) American, chess prodigy, unofficial Word Chess Champion (1858-1862)
Duke of Brunswick (German nobleman)