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NN vs Charles Marshall Fisher
Blindfold game (1881) (blindfold), Sydney AUS
Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02)  ·  0-1



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Feb-23-15  heuristic: 2.fxe5 is uncommon
4...Nh6 is rare
6...f5 is only game

7.exf5 Bxf5 8.Qe2+ Qe7


12.Be2 Bxf3 13.Rh3 Bxe2+ 14.Kxe2 Be5

12...Bxf3 13.Be2 Bxe4 14.Nc3 Bg6

13...Bxf3 14.Bxf3 Rxf3 15.Rd8+ Rf8

15.Nbd2 Nxd3 16.cxd3 Rae8


15.Nbd2 Nxd3 16.cxd3 Rae8

17.Re3 Bxe3+ 18.Kxe3 Bxe2 19.Nd3 Bxd3 20.Nd2 Re1+ 21.Kxd3 Rd8+

Feb-23-15  optimal play: This game was reported in the Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW) issue Saturday 2 July 1881 page 29 with the white player named simply as Mr. J.S.M.

It was a blindfold game Fisher played in Sydney probably earlier than 1881

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