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.

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Teichmann, Richard - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
Hastings
1895
Harper , B. - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
GBR-ch, London
1868
Winawer, Szymon - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
London+, London
1883
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Steinitz, Wilhelm
Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
1870
Fritz, Alexander - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
DSB-05.Kongress, Frankfurt
1887
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Hruby, Vincenz
Vienna, Vienna
1882
Steinitz, Wilhelm - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
London mt, London
1862
Schallopp, Emil - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
DSB-03.Kongress, Nuremberg
1883
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Englisch, Berthold
Paris, Paris
1878
Zukertort, Johannes Hermann - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
Paris, Paris
1878
Didier, M. - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo
1901
Teichmann, Richard - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
Berlin, Berlin
1897
Chigorin, Mikhail - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
London, London
1883
Martinez, Dion M - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
USA-06.Congress, New York
1889
Mason, James - Blackburne, Joseph Henry
DSB-06.Kongress, Breslau
1889
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Pillsbury, Harry Nelson
Hastings
1895
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Rosenthal, Samuel
Vienna, Vienna
1873
Blackburne, Joseph Henry - Berger, Johann Nepomuk
DSB-06.Kongress, Breslau
1889