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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Henry William Birkmyre Gifford
Paris (1878), Paris FRA, rd 3, Jun-21
Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45)  ·  1-0



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Jul-10-07  benba57: Wonderful game that people are missing out on.
Oct-31-08  thebribri8: <benba57> I know! Considering your comment's being a year ago, I wonder when the next time is that a lucky soul will stumble upon this!
Aug-27-09  kdogphs: <thebribri8> August 27, 2009! I have been studying the Scotch Game mainly cuz everyone online does the Ruy Lopez, this is a nice opening!
Oct-02-11  fetonzio: 2011 here. nice to time-travel talk to you guys
Dec-28-14  GoldenBird: 2014 user here, I have stumbled upon this nice game
Apr-27-17  sneaky pete: 2017: position after 23.h3 ..

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"Rejecting the Pawn which could be won by Bxg6, etc. It would mean loss of position."

23.Bxg6 fxg6 24.Qxg6 Bf5

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is a bit worse than loss of position.

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