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Jean Taubenhaus vs William Henry Krause Pollock
Nottingham (1886), Nottingham ENG
King's Gambit: Accepted. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39)  ·  1-0
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Jul-10-03
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  Honza Cervenka: Wow! Very interesting game.
Jul-10-03  actual: both players 'threw caution to the wind'
Apr-10-07  PolishPentium: Might not 29 Qe4+ have been better? No interposition possible. // Earlier, not quite sure why White didn't play Qg6+ back on move 19, rather than move 22.
Jul-24-12  bengalcat47: This game is featured in W.H.Cozens' book "The King-Hunt in Chess."
May-07-13
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  Phony Benoni: <"I suppose this game was played at twenty moves an hours, and time pressure overtook Pollock when he most needed to deliberate. Yet in the game I lost to Lasker at cambridge Springs, he made nine diabolic mvoes at a stretch, in less than three minutes, under prssure!"> -- William Ewart napier.

Lasker vs W Napier, 1904

Jul-10-14  ljfyffe: Pollock-Charles Harding 189y Saint John NB
5...d5 <5...h6 6Nxf7 Kxf7 7Bc4+ d5 8Bxd5+ Kg7 9d4 f3 10gxf3 Nf6> 6d4 h6 7Nxf7 Kxf7 8Bxf4 Be7< 8...Nf6 9e5 Nh5 10Bd3 Kg7 or 9Nc3 Bb4 10Be2 Nc6> 9Nc3 <9g3 Nf6 10Nc3 h5 11Qd3 dxe4 12 Nxe4 Bf5 13Ng5+ Kg6 14 Qxf5+> 9...Nf6 10e5 Nh5 11Bd3 Rf8<11...Kg7> 120-0 Kg7 13Qd2 Nxf4 14Rxf4 Rxf4 15Qxf4 Bxf4 <15...Be6> 16Rf1 Be6 17Nxd5 Bxd5 <17...Bg5 18Qe4 Bg8> 18Qf5 Qg8 19Qg6+ 1-0 <19 ..Kh8 20Qxh6+>.
Jul-10-14  ljfyffe: That is, 1895.
Jul-10-14  ljfyffe: Quite likely, a Pollock simultaneous.
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