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Harry Nelson Pillsbury vs Jackson Whipps Showalter
Pillsbury - Showalter US Championship (1897), Brooklyn, New York USA, rd 9, Mar-09
Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated Move Order (D31)  ·  1-0
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  Pawn and Two: <White for the first time essayed the Queen's Gambit, which of course Black declined, continuing the defense on lines frequently adopted by Tschigorin against Steinitz and others, the weak point of the defense being his inability to develop the QB. Black, to offset this, commencing with his fourteenth move, began a counter attack against the white king, which, however, came to nothing, and White eventually remained with command of the open queen's file. Gradually driving Black's queen back, White assumed a direct attack against the adverse monarch, Black being obliged to exchange queens as a last resource, but being two pawns, and later a piece, behind he resigned after 47 moves.>

Comments by H. N. Pillsbury - Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 3/11/1897

Oct-06-17  Serpentin: 14...Rxd4? 15.Nb3 Rxd1 16.Rxd1+-
From 23-26 w, it is an instructive sequence in the game! 26.Ng4! (26.Nh6+ is too strong and black has to exchange Qs but game s over!
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