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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Arthur Marriott
Blindfold game (1871) (blindfold), Nottingham ENG
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51)  ·  1-0



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  whiteshark: "Sorry, but there's no room at the hotel bar!
Dec-11-07  CaptGeorge: Still can't believe I found it first!
Tried Hilton first then Marriott.
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  al wazir: If 30...Kf7, then 31. Qxa8 or Qd5+; if 30...Kg7, then 31. Rxe8 Rxb7 32. Rxb7+.
Jan-21-18  Jean Defuse: ...

[One of ten games played at Nottingham in 1871.]

Arthur Towle Marriott (born 1859) <learned chess at fifteen> maybe his father played the game...


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  MissScarlett: This could be the game mentioned in the <Nottinghamshire Guardian> of October 27th 1871, p.5, regarding a ten-board blindfold simul given by Blackburne in Nottingham on October 21st. Marriot's game is described as lost in 32 moves, but the discrepancy is slight.

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