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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Brown
Blindfold simul, 7b (1879) (blindfold), Croydon ENG, Apr-22
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51)  ·  1-0

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Feb-08-12  David2009: Here's the position in Blackburne vs F Brown, 1878 where White to play won a piece:


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Black respectfully resigned after White's next move, but Black has surprising resources in the ending (see the following interactive link to play the ending out: http://www.chessvideos.tv/endgame-t...).

Analysis continues in my chess forum (David2009 chessforum) in a line beginning 28.Qg5 Qg6 29.Qxg6 hxg6 30.dxe6 Rxf1+ 31.Nxf1.

Nov-23-18  Jean Defuse: ...

One of seven games played at the Croydon Chess Club in 22.04.1878

<There is no evidence that 'Fred Brown (born 1866)' played this game... >

Game sources: Land and Water, April 26, 1879, Joseph Henry Blackburne - Blackburne's Chess Games, p. 265 (has only Mr. Brown)

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Nov-23-18
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  MissScarlett: <22.04.1878>

1879

Nov-23-18  Jean Defuse: ...

Yes - <1879!>

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