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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Johannes Minckwitz
Berlin (1881)  ·  Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense (D05)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-24-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: After Blackburne's <20.Bxg7> sacrify black missed the best (and forced) response with <20...Bxf3 21.Bxf8 Rxf8 22.gxf3 Nxd3>


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Black would have been slightly better as ♗+♘ are stronger than ♖+♙ in this position.

Nov-06-13
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  GrahamClayton: A great example of how a centralised Queen can disrupt the placement and effectiveness of several minor pieces, leading eventually to the win of a piece by 39. a5 and 40. ♕xa6.
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