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Harry Nelson Pillsbury vs Charles John Newman
blindfold simul (1900), Philadelphia, PA USA, Apr-28
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern Variation (D50)  ·  1-0


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  sleepyirv: 9.Ne5 starts the Pittsburgh trap, apparently named by someone who doesn't know Pennsylvania too well.
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  GrahamClayton: Pillsbury could have also won with the prettier move 17.♕f3!, forking both Queen and Rook:

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eg 17...♕f3 18.♖g1+ ♔h8 19.♗g7+ ♔g8 20.♗f6#

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  Pawn and Two: One of 20 games from the blindfold exhibition given at the Franklin Chess Club in Philadelphia on April 28, 1900.

Pillsbury's score: +14 -1 =5

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