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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Walter Cook Spens
Blindfold simul, 10b (1875) (blindfold), Glasgow SCO, Oct-24
King's Gambit: Accepted. Modern Defense (C36)  ·  1-0

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Mar-17-18
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  Jean Defuse: ...

Blackburne's Chess Games (Dover 1979), p. 273 - Game 339:

'One of ten games played at the Central Chess Club, Glasgow, in <1879>.'

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British Chess Magazine 1979, 'One Hundred Years Ago' by R. N. Coles:

'On October 24th Blackburne was at the Central Club in Glasgow to give a simultaneous blindfold display on ten boards, having played twenty-one simultaneous sighted games on the previous evening. The following game against the City Sheriff was the blindĀ­fold master's most striking effort.'

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