for fun & chess for blood
5. Apr, 2020
Frank Marshall (1877-1944) liked his chess playing to entertain.
😀 In this annotated game (1900) his humour is on show
The diagram position is from a blindfold simultaneous he played in 1894. Playing Black he needs to deal with his king being in check.
🤔 Which option will he take ? - move the king, block or capture the attacking piece Play
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