[Event "GotM #37"] [Site "Hague"] [Date "1874.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Blackburne, Joseph Henry"] [Black "Gifford, HWB."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C45"] [Annotator "Connaughton, Ken"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "1874.??.??"] [EventCountry "NED"] {[%evp 0,39,27,11,31,25,40,10,-13,-9,-10,-4,-27,-10,5,-144,-47,-143,-77,-194, -118,-118,-91,-102,7,-240,-53,-146,442,442,442,355,355,355,29995,29996,29997, 29996,29997,29998,29999,-30000]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 {Scotch Game} exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. Ng5 {[#] f7 becomes the target.} Nh6 6. Qh5 Qe7 (6... Qf6 7. O-O d6 8. h3 Ne5 9. Bb5+ c6 $17) 7. f4 {The f-pawn charges forward} O-O 8. O-O d6 9. f5 d3+ {[%CAl Rc5g1,Rd3c2] [#] Black tries to divert White's attention with a counter-attack} 10. Kh1 dxc2 11. Nc3 {Black's attack is done and now he brings more defenders to the Kingside} Ne5 12. Nd5 {White sends in another attacker} Qd8 13. f6 Ng6 {Blocking the enemy Queen's view of f7} 14. fxg7 { The cover in front of the King is breached and he is drawn forward} Kxg7 15. Qxh6+ $3 {[#] The Queen is sacrificed to draw the King out further} Kxh6 16. Ne6+ {[%CAl Re6g7] The King is now forced further still, away from the cover of his own forces and toward the chilling embrace of the enemy.} Kh5 (16... Nf4 17. Bxf4+ Kg6 18. Nxd8 Rxd8 $18) 17. Be2+ {[%CAl Rc1h6] And so it continues} Kh4 18. Rf4+ {The more eye catching finish} (18. g3+ Kh3 19. Ndf4+ Nxf4 20. Nxf4#) 18... Nxf4 19. g3+ Kh3 20. Nexf4# {[#] And a beautiful attack is completed.} 1-0
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