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  1. 09 Oct '09 21:53
    Someone asked if there was an Ebinburgh Opening?

    Schiller has named a variation of the Caro Kann the
    Edinburgh Variation because it was played 'once' at the
    British Championships held in Edinburgh in 1986.

    But I put forward a new Edinburgh Variation.

    It starts from this position.



    Yes the Black King & Queen are on the wrong square.

    A game was played like this at the Edinburgh Congress in error
    and I thought I would never see the correct score so composed this
    possibility.



    However I did get the exact score of the game a few days later.

    I cannot show it because Black castles! but it is here and
    the whole incredible story.

    http://www.chessedinburgh.co.uk/chandlerarticle.php?ChandID=47

    I had to show at as a moving gif thing. It's not long.

    Amazing. Quite possibly the first recorded game of Fischer Chess
    to be played in a real chess tournament.

    OK Robbie - you now show a Glasgow Opening.
  2. 10 Oct '09 14:42 / 1 edit
    this is Glasgow opening as white, gone yourself!



  3. 11 Oct '09 13:43 / 2 edits
    Eish!
  4. Standard member orion25
    Art is hard
    11 Oct '09 14:03
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    this is Glasgow opening as white, gone yourself!

    [fen]qqqqkqqq/qqqqqqqq/8/8/4P3/8/8/4K3 w - - 0 1[/fen]

    looks like another boring drawish opening to me
  5. 11 Oct '09 14:41
    Originally posted by orion25
    looks like another boring drawish opening to me
    Wholly unsound
  6. 11 Oct '09 17:07
    Lol, wait till you guys have had a few, it will look altogether different, you will see winning chances for white!
  7. 11 Oct '09 17:23
    What white needs is a lawnmower.