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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Georg Marco
Berlin (1897), Berlin GER, rd 11, Sep-24
King's Gambit: Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31)  ·  1-0
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Nov-29-04
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  InspiredByMorphy: 13. ...fxe5 14.Qc4+ Kh8 15.Qxc5 Qxc5 16.Bxc5 exf4+ leaves black up a pawn with a good position doesent it?
Nov-29-04
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  tpstar: <IBM> An instructive example demonstrating the crucial importance of move order! 13 ... fxe5?! 14. Qc4+ Kh8 15. Qxc5? ef! 16. Qxd6 cxd6 and Black regains the piece. Instead 15. Bxc5! ef+ 16. Be2 and White stays up a piece.

I believe Black played it right, however this whole line is shaky. It reminds me of that Elephant Gambit line where White consolidates by blocking the e file with Ne5 = G Kramer vs G Primavera, 1950

Nov-30-04
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  InspiredByMorphy: <tpstar> Thanks for the input. Even after your second line 13. ...fxe5 14.Qc4+ Kh8 15.Bxc5 exf4+ 16.Be2 black is a pawn up. I therefore am led to believe that this line of play is no good for white.
Nov-30-04
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  tpstar: <IBM> Please count pieces again. I am led to believe that this line of play is no good for Black. ;>)
Nov-30-04
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  InspiredByMorphy: <tpstar> Foolish me. Thanks for your patience.
Nov-30-04  azaris: <tpstar> "It is clear this position is bad for White, for he has sacrificed a pawn and has hardly any compensation apart from the extra piece."
Nov-30-04
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  tpstar: <azaris> Did Blackburne really write that? lol
Nov-30-04  azaris: <tpstar> Well, sometimes the comments given in the annotations make so little sense that I wouldn't be surprised if somewhere someone had made such a remark.
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