Three Little Blackburnes
A while back I had started a thread in the forums about brilliancies. Of course, under the massive volume of everything that comprises chess.com, the beautiful games have been buried and forgotten. I wanted to resurrect some of them at least temporarily. Here are some I like:
If anyone carried Morphy's torch, it was Joseph Blackburne. Like Morphy, Blackburne seemed to play even more sparkling chess when at odds or blindfolded.
Blackburne had only been playing for 2 years when he conjured this bit of magic.
The Berlin Congress of 1881 gave us this little jewel -