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Jean Taubenhaus vs Joseph Henry Blackburne
2nd B.C.A. Masters (1886), London ENG, rd 3, Jul-14
French Defense: Classical. Rubinstein Variation (C14)  ·  1-0
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Apr-21-05
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  Honza Cervenka: Fine game and smooth win of Taubenhaus.
Jan-30-16  zanzibar: Have to wonder about Blackburne's determination, being a piece down after 37.Qxd8:

(Black to move)


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He decides to soldier on in a clearly lost game for another ten moves.

I guess he was hoping Taubenhaus' technical abilities might go for a snooze, or what?

(Did Taubenhaus have a reputation for losing won games? Or is this just typical Blackburne play?)

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Just finished writing that when I see the Field's notes has this after 37...Qxe5:

<(k) Black may as well resign here, but of course it is played out as a matter of duty.>

Ah... duty.

Nov-19-18
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  MissScarlett: <He decides to soldier on in a clearly lost game for another ten moves.>

Game continued to move 61...

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