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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs James Fish
Blindfold simul, 8b (1878) (blindfold), Manchester ENG, Nov-09
Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45)  ·  1-0

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May-25-08  bettermove: Wow- what a good game by the blindfolded Mr 'Black Death'! well played...
Sep-01-16  I Like Fish:

Fish sauce...
just tastes better...
with age...

Aug-21-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Anyone know a source for this game? Blackburne played an 8-board blindfold simul in Manchester on November 4th 1876, but <Fish> is not amongst the list of opponents.
Aug-22-21  Nosnibor: It could have been played at a blindfold simul at Burton on Trent on October 6th 1876 which was 3 days after his second marriage. At that event he scored 7 wins and 1 draw.
Aug-22-21  Jean Defuse: ...

<One of eight blindfolded games played in Manchester on November 9, 1878>.

Source: Land and Water, November 23, 1878

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Aug-22-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: What's the source of your source? <L & W> is one of the more important chess columns that isn't available online.
Aug-22-21  Z4all: <[L&W] isn't available online>

Not all of it.

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.ed...

Aug-22-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Not the 19th century incarnation....
Aug-22-21  Z4all: Damn greedy British, should follow the stellar example of the Dutch (or even the Austrians).
Aug-22-21
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  MissScarlett: Hope springs eternal. The <Field>, containing the second most important British chess column after the <ILN>, came online just 2-3 years ago (albeit only as far as 1911), completely out of the blue. The <British Newspaper Archive> actually has a facility where users have, I think, 5 votes to suggest new titles for digitisation, but I doubt chess players form a big enough pressure group.
Aug-23-21  Jean Defuse: ...

<MissScarlett: ... source of your source?>

Your darling: https://web.archive.org/web/2010120...

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