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Isidor Gunsberg vs Joseph Henry Blackburne
Blackburne - Gunsberg (1881), London ENG, rd 1, Mar-17
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation. American Attack (B45)  ·  0-1

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Nov-02-06
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  al wazir: 13. Bc4 is a move most patzers would be ashamed of. What was Gunsberg thinking?
Nov-02-06  setebos: he wasnt`:)
Nov-02-06
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  Honza Cervenka: <13. Bc4 is a move most patzers would be ashamed of. What was Gunsberg thinking?> I don't know whether the gamescore is given as complete but he could have in mind something like 14.Qd6+ Qxd6 15.Nxd6 Na4 16.Nxf7 Na5 17.Nxh8 Nxc4 18.b3. The problem is that after 14...Kg8! he has no satisfactory line as after 15.Qxd8+ Nxd8 16.Ne7+ Kf8 17.Nxc8 Rxc8 the Bishop on c4 is hanging and so black remains a piece up.
Nov-03-06
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  al wazir: <Honza>: Thanks. So there was a point to the move, even if it was flawed.
Jan-15-21
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  fredthebear: The complete game score:

[Event "Blackburne - Gunsberg m"]
[Site "London ENG"]
[Date "1881.03.17"]
[EventDate "1881.02.17"]
[Round "1"]
[Result "0-1"]
[White "Isidor Gunsberg"]
[Black "Joseph Henry Blackburne"]
[ECO "B45"]
[WhiteElo "?"]
[BlackElo "?"]
[PlyCount "64"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Ndb5 Nf6 7. Nd6+ Ke7 8. Bf4 e5 9. Nf5+ Kf8 10. Bd2 Bxc3 11. Bxc3 d5 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Bc4 Nxc3 14. Qd6+ Qxd6 15. Nxd6 Na5 16. bxc3 Ke7 17. O-O-O Rd8 18. Nxc8+ Rdxc8 19. Be2 Rxc3 20. Rd5 Nc6 21. Rhd1 Rd8 22. Rb5 Rxd1+ 23. Kxd1 b6 24. Kd2 Rc5 25. Rxc5 bxc5 26. Kc3 Kd6 27. Kc4 e4 28. c3 Ne5+ 29. Kb5 Nd3 30. f3 Nc1 31. Bc4 e3 32. Ka6 Nxa2 0-1

Jan-16-21
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  louispaulsen88888888: I could be wrong, but I think this game is in Blackburne’s Chess Games (Dover book). Which is a fun book. Must be out of print,though.

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