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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Francis Joseph Lee
Blackburne - Lee (1890), Bradford & London ENG, rd 3, Jul-17
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  MissScarlett: <53. Kg1 Rf5 1/2-1/2> Game score incomplete; continued to move 64. Correction submitted, based on Harding's Blackburne biography, whose sources are <B.C.M., X (1890) page 335; I.C.M., VI (July 1890) pages 212-213.>
Oct-30-22  offramp: Lee outplayed Blackburne. He put a powerful knight at e4.

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Lee played 47....Rh4 but there was a pretty obvious strong move:
47...Rhh1! There are immediate threats of mate!
48. Nxg4 Rdg1+
49. Kf3 Rh4!
50. Ne5.

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50...Ng5!# Harsh!

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  fredthebear: Ah, now connected rooks win for Black and lose for White.

BTW 47...Rdh1 does not work as 48.Nxg4 ruins Black's plans.

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Game 3 - French Exchange - Thursday, 17th July, 1890.
from Blackburne - Lee Match, Bradford-London, 1890. by Chessical

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