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Hermann von Gottschall vs Joseph Henry Blackburne
Hamburg (1885), Hamburg GER, rd 13, Jul-22
French Defense: Classical. Tarrasch Variation (C14)  ·  0-1



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Jun-17-05  Knight13: 13. Nc3 is slightly better, but still, White is lost after 13... Qxb2 14. Rc1 Qxg2 or 14. Ne2 Qb4+.
Jun-17-05  mymt: 13.Nc3 Qxb2 14.Nge2
Jun-18-05  Knight13: <mymt> Yes. I overlooked the 14. Nge2. Thanks for telling.
Jun-18-05  mymt: sac on h7? 8.Nf3 <8.Nce2> c5 9.h4 Nc6 10.Bxh7+ Kxh7 11.Ng5+ Kg8 [...Kg6 12.Qd3+] 12.Qh5 etc gives good OTB chances for club players [ but against Blackburn ? ]
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  beatgiant: <mymt>
What about 8. Nf3 c5 9. h4 <f6>, stopping the h7 sac idea.
Jun-18-05  mymt: Dont know. 10.exf6 Nxf6 11.Nce2...?
Feb-01-06  chesswonders: Refer to Von Gottschall vs Blackburne, 1885
Aug-23-10  fetonzio: ouch!
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  profK: 13.Nc3 looks a lot better, the pawn b pawn is a small price, the Q awn is immune.

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