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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Amos Burn
Berlin (1897), Berlin GER, rd 17, Oct-01
French Defense: Knight Variation (C00)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Mar-13-07  percyblakeney: This game was played in the 17th round of Berlin 1897, a couple of months before Blackburne's 56th birthday. With four rounds to go he was sole leader of the tournament, and after the combination starting with 19. Nxd5 he is pawn up and has the bishop pair.

After an inaccurate move or two he has to settle with a draw in the game, and he eventually ends up third in Berlin. Charousek won his last nine games and the tournament.

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