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Jackson Whipps Showalter vs Harry Nelson Pillsbury
Pillsbury - Showalter US Championship (1897), Brooklyn, New York USA, rd 6, Mar-03
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Variation (C67)  ·  1-0
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  Pawn and Two: <White adopted the Ruy Lopez attack, and in an exchange of pieces between the fourteenth and eighteenth moves obtained the better position for the endgame. He soon obtained a commanding station for his rooks, one of which he posted in the seventh file. His thirtieth and thirty-first moves, however, enabled Black by a counter attack on the queen's wing to equalize matters. Black ventured too much with his king later on and played to win the adverse isolated queen's pawn. Black's king as a consequence of his rashness got in a peculiar mating net, and he was obliged to sacrifice his bishop at the forth-ninth move, and finally resigned on his seventieth move.>

Comments by H.N. Pillsbury - Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 3/4/1897.

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