Blackburne, Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry Blackburne, nicknamed "The Black Death", dominated British chess during the latter part of the 19th century. He learned the game at the relatively late age of 17 or 18, but he quickly became a strong player and went on to develop a professional chess career that spanned over 50 years. At one point he was the world's second most successful player, with a string of tournament victories behind him, and popularised chess by giving simultaneous and blindfold displays around the country. Blackburne also published a collection of his own games.

This text and the image thumbnail are from Wikipedia, where you can read more about the player.
You can add the player to the filter, and play puzzles based on the player's games.
A list of these puzzles is below, with the most difficult puzzles first.

Read more Play puzzles

Puzzles

Didier, M. - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo
1901
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Steinitz, Wilhelm
Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
1870
Fritz, Alexander - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
DSB-05.Kongress, Frankfurt
1887
Winawer, Szymon - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
London+, London
1883
Steinitz, Wilhelm - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
London mt, London
1862
Bier, Max - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
DSB-04.Kongress, Hamburg
1885
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Berger, Johann Nepomuk
DSB-06.Kongress, Breslau
1889
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Hruby, Vincenz
Vienna, Vienna
1882
Martinez, Dion M - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
USA-06.Congress, New York
1889