This is a modification of the famous Fried Liver Attack of Paul Morphy. I had memorized the entire game because I knew that Dave loved the Two Knights Defense. Dave didn't know the attack, but he played it perfectly for nine moves! I had to improvise the ending, but it worked neatly.
|1. e2-e4, e7-e5.|
|2. Ng1-f3, Nb8-c6.|
|3. Bf1-c4, Ng8-f6.||This is the classic Two Knights Defense.|
|4. Nf3-g5, d7-d5.|
|5. e4xd5, Nf6xd5.|
|6. Ng5xf7! Ke8xf7.||Snatching the pawn is where the Fried Liver begins.|
|7. Qd1-f3+, Kf7-e6.||The King must try to save his trusty knight!|
|8. Nb1-c3, Nc6-d4.||Dave surprised my by following Morphy's game perfectly!|
|9. Bc4xd5+, Ke6-d6.||The threat of Qf3-f7+ keeps Dave in the center.|
|10. Qf3-f7, Kd6-c5.||Dave sees the Nc3-e4 mate threat. Here he departs from the classic game.|
|11. Nc3-a4+, Kc5-b5.|
|12. Na4-c3+, Kb5-a5.||I have no plan; just keeping up pressure!|
|13. b2-b4+, Ka5xb4.||A gambit to develop my rook. I didn't see Bf8xb4.|
|14. Ra1-b1+, Kb4-c5.||Now I'm glad he didn't play Kb4-a5.|
|15. Bc1-a3 mate.||Or Nc3-e4 mate.|
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