1885 – Blackburne vs Mackenzie

An enjoyable “Scotch Game” contested between Joseph Henry Blackburne and George Henry Mackenzie from the 1885 int’l chess tournament in Hamburg, Germany.

This game was played in the second round of the tournament on July 13th, 1885.  The closely contested event was won by Blackburne (+11 -3 =3) , while Mackenzie would finish up in seventh place (+7 -4 =6).

GAME SOURCE: Blackburne’s Games at Chess p.58-59. (Analysis by Blackburne)

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