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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Maximilian Fleissig
Vienna (1873), Vienna AUH, rd 9, Aug-20
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Slav Gambit (D21)  ·  1-0

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Apr-29-04  J.A. Topfke: This miniature is a good illustration of the weakness created on the a8-h1 diagonal when Black tries to hold the extra pawn with ...b5.

In the final position, if 8...f6 to prevent mate (8...Nf6 9.Qxa8 ) then 9.Qh5+ (winning, though not as strong is 9.Qxa8 fxe5 10.dxe5) 9...g6 10.Nxg6 hxg6 11.Qxh8 .

Apr-29-04  notsodeepthought: Fleissig, who was a decent player actually (though you couldn't tell from the way he played here), should have known better - this game is only slightly more involved than a well-known sequence: 1 d4 d5 2 c4 d:c4 3 e3 b5 4 a4 c6 (4 ... a6 5 a:b5 and black cannot recapture because he would lose the rook) 5 a:b5 c:b5 6 Qf3.
Aug-11-04  TheGreatNN: I have never understood what the purpose was, and I assume there was one, of ..Bd7. Chessops, the one of the sites I use as an openings reference, has as a note: "White's King's Pawn out to K3(e3) frees his KB to recoup a pawn after 6.PxP..PxP, 7.Kt-K5. Black develops his Queen's Bishop to Q2(d7) to defend his Q-side pawns, but further blocks his QKt." But it seems to me that after almost any move other than the one played, all blacks pawns are safe if white plays the combination above. What am I missing?
Aug-12-04  sneaky pete: <TheGreatNN> 5... Bd7 is meant to take the sting out of 6.b3 .. which recovers the pawn with advantage after most other moves (6... cxb3 7.axb5 .. etc). Of course it's a terrible move, but in 1873 the Queen's Gambit was unexplored territory for most players.
Oct-18-08  thebribri8: Same idea as Greco vs NN, 1620
Jul-14-09  YoungEd: Ouch!
Apr-14-13  optimal play: Blackburne tried the same opening line just five days later Blackburne vs S Rosenthal, 1873 however Rosenthal played a much more sensible defence for a very good win.
Apr-15-13  RookFile: 6. Ne5 is a thoughtful move from Blackburne, much better than something routine like 6. Nc3.

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