Daniel Starbuck (1856-1884)

Edward Winter




Below is the full text of the obituary of Daniel Starbuck (25 September 1856-26 January 1884) published on page 103 of the Brooklyn Chess Chronicle, 15 April 1884:

‘We have also to chronicle the death of Mr D.F.M. Starbuck, which occurred in Cincinnati, Ohio, a few days [sic] ago. Mr Starbuck was in his 27th year; he was a brilliant and sound player; thoroughly posted in all the openings, and was considered a very strong player and second only to the champion, Capt. Mackenzie. He played a match with Mr Grundy, winning the majority of the games. Mr Starbuck was probably the best blindfold player in the United States after the days of Morphy. The country has lost a good man, and the chess fraternity will mourn his loss as we do.’

Below are some games from the Cincinnati Commercial of 1881:

Max Judd Daniel F.M. Starbuck
St Louis, 1881
Scotch Gambit

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4 Bc5 5 Be3 Qf6 6 c3 Nge7 7 Bb5 O-O 8 O-O d6 9 f4 Bd7 10 Bxc6 Bxc6 11 Qd3 Rfe8 12 b4

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12…Bxe4 (‘An excellent coup, winning a pawn and breaking up White’s center.’ – G.H. Mackenzie in the St Louis Globe Democrat.) 13 Qxe4 Nf5 14 Qxf5 Bxd4 15 Qxf6 Bxe3+ 16 Kh1 gxf6 17 Na3 c6 18 Nc4 d5 19 Nd6 Re6 20 Nxb7 Rb8 21 Na5 Rbe8 22 f5 Rd6 23 Rae1 Re4 24 Nb3 Bb6 25 h3 Rc4 26 Rf3 d4 27 Re8+ Kg7 28 Rg3+ Kh6 29 Re4 Kh5 30 Reg4 Rxc3 31 Nd2 Rxg3 32 Rxg3 Rd5 33 Rd3 Re5 34 g4+ Kh6 35 Kg2 Rb5 36 a3 a5 37 bxa5 Bxa5 38 Nb3 c5 39 a4 Rxb3 40 Rxb3 c4 41 Rb1 d3 42 Kf3 c3 43 Ke3 c2 44 Rc1 d2 45 White resigns.

Max Judd Daniel F.M. Starbuck
St Louis, 1881
Giuoco Piano

(Notes by Starbuck)

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 O-O (‘The aesthetic move here is 4 c3.’) 4…Nf6 5 d3 d6 6 Be3 Bb6 7 h3 (‘A very necessary move for defensive purposes.’) 7…Be6 8 Bb3 h6 (‘Also necessary for attacking purposes.’) 9 Nc3 g5 10 Nh2 (‘Indispensable.’) 10…Nd4 11 Na4 (‘If 11 Bxe6 Black retakes with the knight.’) 11…Nxb3 12 axb3 Bxe3 (‘There is nothing to fear from the rook commanding an open file.’) 13 fxe3 h5 14 Qe1 Rh6 15 Nc3 c6 16 Ne2 h4 (‘Cramping White on the king’s side somewhat.’) 17 Qf2 Qe7 18 Qf3 a6 (‘To enable Black to castle and get the queen’s rook into play.’) 19 c4 O-O-O 20 d4 Rg8

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21 d5 cxd5 22 cxd5 g4 (‘Turn about is fair play.’) 23 hxg4 Bxg4 24 Nxg4 Nxg4 (‘Here White missed a chance which, if not equalizing the game, would have enabled him to breathe easier – ex. gr: 25 Qxf7 Qxf7 26 Rxf7 h3, best, for if 26…Nxe3 White checks with the queen’s rook and then plays it to c7, and Black cannot avoid a perpetual check.’) 25 Qh3 Rhg6 26 Kh1 Kb8 27 Rf3 Qg5 28 Raf1 Nf6 29 Rf5 (‘About as good as anything. Black threatened to play the knight over to h5, with fatal effect.’) 29…Qxg2+ 30 Qxg2 Rxg2 31 Rxf6 Rxe2 32 Rg1 (‘If the rook had taken either pawn, Black would have forced mate by playing the queen’s rook to g2, checking twice with the rooks, then …h3.’) 32…Rxg1+ 33 Kxg1 Rxe3 34 Rxf7 Rxe4 35 Rd7 Rg4+ 36 Kh2 Rg6 37 Kh3 Rh6 38 b4 Kc8 39 Re7 Rf6 (‘The most expeditious mode of winning.’) 40 Kxh4 Rf4+ 41 Kg5 Rd4 42 b5 axb5 43 Kf5 Rxd5 44 Ke6 Rd2 45 b3 e4 46 Kf5 d5 47 Ke5 (‘In the vain hope that Black might play on the king’s pawn.’) 47…Rd3 48 Kd6 Kb8 49 Kc5 e3 50 b4 d4 51 Kxb5 Rd2 52 Kb6 Kc8 53 Kc5 e2 54 Kc4 d3 55 b5 Rd1 56 b6 e1(Q) 57 White resigns.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck (blindfold) – Blanchard
Chicago, 1881
Philidor’s Defence

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 Nc6 4 Bc4 Bg4 5 c3 Na5 6 Bd3 exd4 7 cxd4 c5 8 Bb5+ Bd7 9 Qa4 b6 10 Nc3 Nf6 11 Bg5 Be7 12 e5 a6 13 Bxd7+ Nxd7 14 Bxe7 Qxe7 15 Nd5 Qd8 16 exd6 O-O 17 O-O cxd4 18 Qxd4 Nc5 19 Ne7+ Kh8 20 Rfe1 Ne6 21 Qd3 Nb7 22 Rad1 Nbc5 23 Qf5 Nd7 24 Ng5 Nxg5 25 Qxg5 Nf6 26 Nf5 g6 27 Re7 Ng8 28 Rd3 f6

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(A position which brings to mind Alekhine v Lasker, Zurich, 1934, but here White has a different forced mate.) 29 Rxh7+ Kxh7 30 Rh3+ Nh6 31 Qxh6+ Kg8 32 Qg7 mate.

Finally for now, a game from page 141 of the August-September 1882 issue of Brentano’s Chess Monthly:

Daniel F.M. Starbuck Alfred K. Ettlinger
Chicago, 8 July 1882
Two Knights’ Defence

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 d4 exd4 5 O-O Nxe4 6 Re1 d5 7 Bxd5 Qxd5 8 Nc3 Qf5 9 Nxe4 Be6 10 b3 Qb5 11 Nxd4 Nxd4 12 Qxd4 Rd8

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13 Nf6+ gxf6 14 Qxf6 and wins.

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Cook Daniel F.M. Starbuck (blindfold)
Chicago, 1883
Muzio Gambit

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5 4 Bc4 g4 5 O-O gxf3 6 Qxf3 Qf6 7 e5 Qxe5 8 Bxf7+ Kxf7 9 d4 Qxd4+ 10 Be3 Qf6 11 Nc3 Ke8 12 Nd5 Qf7 13 Bxf4 Na6 14 Rae1+ Be7 15 Qc3 Qxd5 16 Qxh8 d6

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17 Rxe7+ Kxe7 18 Qg7+ Ke8 19 Re1+ Kd8 20 Bg5+ Resigns.

Source: Nuova Rivista degli Scacchi, December 1883, pages 302-303.

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We have now found the following death-notice in the Cincinnati Enquirer of 30 January 1884, page 5:

‘STARBUCK – Saturday, 26 January 1884, at 6:30 p.m., D.F.M. Starbuck, son of Nancy J. and the late C.W. Starbuck, aged 27 years.

Funeral services on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 from the residence of his mother, No. 455 West Eighth Street. Burial private. (Denver and Chicago papers please copy.)’

The chess column in the Cincinnati Commercial Gazette of 2 February 1884, page 3 reported:

‘In the death of Mr Daniel F.M. Starbuck, of this city, the chess world loses one of its most promising players. Mr Starbuck was well known in many leading chess circles of the country. He was but a youth when his genius for the game attracted notice in this city, and as it was developed many predicted that he would become one of the great players of the world. He was the best blindfold player Cincinnati has produced, and his bold style of play and excellent knowledge of the openings made him formidable to every opponent. Mr Starbuck’s health had been declining for several months, and, hoping to benefit it, he went to Denver to engage in business. His bronchial trouble, however, became worse in Colorado, and he returned a few weeks ago to Cincinnati, his native city, to pass to rest at the early age of 27. Mr Starbuck possessed many generous traits of character, and some remarkable gifts of mind. His father was the late Mr Calvin W. Starbuck, proprietor of the Cincinnati Times. To the mother who survives him he was ever an affectionate son. The funeral occurred at the family residence in this city last Wednesday.’

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Here is an additional victory, although not much of one:

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – N.N.
Occasion?
Philidor’s Defence

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 Bg4 4 dxe5 Bxf3 5 Qxf3 dxe5 6 Bc4 Nf6 7 Qb3 Qe7 8 Nc3 b6 9 Bg5 Nbd7 10 Nd5 Nc5 11 Qb5+ Qd7 12 Bxf6 Qxb5 13 Bxb5+ Nd7 14 Nxc7 mate.

The score is taken from page 77 of L’ABC des échecs by N. Preti (Paris, 1906), a 566-page volume whose coverage of the main openings was revised by Janowsky.

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Neil Brennen (Malvern, PA, USA) sends the following win, from the Pittsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph of 5 March 1884:

Cleveland Expert’ – Daniel F.M. Starbuck
Cleveland (date?)
Giuoco Piano

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 O-O Nf6 5 c3 d6 6 d4 exd4 7 cxd4 Bb6 8 Bg5 h6 9 Bxf6 Qxf6 10 Bb5 O-O 11 Bxc6 bxc6 12 Nc3 Bg4 13 Kh1 Bxf3 14 gxf3 Bxd4 15 Rc1 Rab8 16 Na4 Bxb2 17 Rxc6 Be5 18 Rg1 Qf4 19 Rg2

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19...d5 20 Nc5 dxe4 21 Nxe4 Rfe8 22 Qe1 Qxf3 ‘winning two pawns clear and a good position’.

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Now Neil Brennen sends three more games:

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – Walker
Cincinnati, 9 October 1882
(Remove White’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Qh4+ 4 Kf1 d5 5 Bxd5 Bg4 6 Nf3 c6 7 Bc4 Qh5 8 d4 Bd6 9 e5 Bxf3 10 gxf3 Qh3+ 11 Kf2 Qh4+ 12 Ke2 Be7 13 d5 Nh6 14 d6 Bd8 15 Nc3 O-O 16 Qf1 Na6 17 Rg1 Qxh2+ 18 Rg2 Qh5 19 Qg1 g6 20 Rh2 Qg5 21 Qh1 Kg7 22 Ne4 Qf5 23 Rxh6 Rh8

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24 b4 Bg5 25 Bb2 Bxh6 26 e6+ Kg8 27 Qxh6 Resigns.

Source: Illustrated Graphic News, 15 January 1887.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – D. Phillips
Chicago, 1882
(Remove White’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Qh4+ 4 Kf1 Nc6 5 d4 d6 6 Nf3 Bg4 7 c3 Bxf3 8 Qxf3 Nf6 9 Bb5 a6 10 Ba4 Nd7 11 Bxf4 Be7 12 Nd2 O-O 13 d5 Nce5 14 Qe3 Nc5 15 Bc2 Qf6 16 h4 Ng6 17 g3 Nd7 18 Ke2 Nxf4+ 19 gxf4 Qg6 20 Rg1 Qh5+ 21 Nf3 Rae8 22 Kd2 c6 23 dxc6 bxc6 24 Nd4 c5 25 Nf5 g5 26 Bd1 Qg6 27 Nxe7+ Rxe7 28 Rxg5 Rfe8 29 Bc2 Qxg5 30 hxg5 Nb6 31 Qh3 Nd7 32 e5 Nf8 33 Be4 dxe5 34 f5 Rd8+ 35 Kc2 Red7 36 f6 c4 37 b4 Rd2+ 38 Kc1 Re2 39 Qh6 Resigns.

Source: Illustrated Graphic News, 12 February 1887.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – S.
Occasion?
(Remove White’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 b4 Bd6 5 O-O Nf6 6 d4 O-O 7 dxe5 Nxe5 8 Nxe5 Bxe5 9 f4 d5 10 Bb3 Bg4 11 Qd3 dxe4 12 Qxd8 Raxd8 13 fxe5 Nd5 14 a3 h6 15 c4 Ne7 16 Bc2 Bf5 17 Nc3 Bh7 18 Nxe4 Ng6 19 Bb2 Rfe8 20 Ba4 c6 21 Nd6 Re7 22 c5 Nf8 23 Bb3 Bg6 24 g4 Rb8 25 h4 h5 26 gxh5 Bxh5 27 Nf5 Rd7 28 Nxg7 Rd3 29 Nxh5 Rxb3 30 Rf2 Ne6 31 Nf6+ Kh8 32 Kh2 Rd8 33 Ne4 Rdd3 34 Rg2 Rh3+ 35 Kg1 Rxh4 36 Nf6 Ng7

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37 e6 fxe6 38 Nd7 Rh7 39 Nf8 Rbh3 40 Nxe6 and wins.

Source: Chic, 17 December 1887.

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Neil Brennen provides another Starbuck game:

James Grundy – Daniel F.M. Starbuck
Offhand game, Manhattan Chess Club, New York, 1879
Two Knights’ Defence

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 Ng5 d5 5 exd5 Na5 6 Bb5+ c6 7 dxc6 bxc6 8 Be2 h6 9 Nf3 e4 10 Ne5 Qd4 11 f4 Bc5 12 Rf1 O-O 13 c3 Qd8 14 b4 Nd5 15 bxc5 Qh4+ 16 Rf2 Qxh2 17 d4 e3 18 Rf3 Qg1+ 19 Bf1

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19...f6 20 c4 fxe5 21 cxd5 exf4 22 Bxe3 fxe3 23 Rxf8+ Kxf8 24 Qf3+ Kg8 25 Nc3 Bg4 26 Qf4 Rf8 27 White resigns.

Source: Cincinnati Commercial, 29 December 1879.

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Harrie Grondijs (Rijswijk, the Netherlands) has found the following game:

Daniel F.M. Starbuck (blindfold) – H.F. Cooke
Chicago, 1883
Evans Gambit Accepted

(Notes by Starbuck)

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 b4 Bxb4 5 c3 Ba5 6 d4 exd4 7 O-O Bb6 8 cxd4 d6 9 d5 Na5 10 Bb2 Ne7 11 Bd3 O-O 12 Nc3 Ng6 13 Ne2 c5 14 Rc1 Bc7 15 Ng3 Rb8 16 Qd2 f6 (‘The right move. White threatened to take on g7 with the bishop, followed by Nh5+, etc.’) 17 Nf5 b5 18 Kh1 c4 19 Be2 Nb7 (‘Again the correct move.’) 20 N3d4 Bd7 21 f4 Nc5 22 Qe3 Re8 23 Ng3 Bb6 24 f5 Ne5 25 Nh5 Ned3

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26 Nxg7 (‘Well worth the trial, even if it will not stand cold-blooded analysis.’) 26…Kxg7 (‘Probably 26…Nxb2 would have offered more resource to Black, but at all events White would have gained a rook and two pawns with some attack, for the two minor pieces.’) 27 Bxd3 Nxd3 28 Ne6+ Bxe6 29 Qg5+ Kf8 (‘Best.’) 30 Bxf6 Qc7 31 fxe6 Nf2+ 32 Rxf2 Bxf2 33 Rf1 Re7 (‘The game is past saving; the move simply delays mate.’) 34 Bxe7+ Qxe7 35 Rxf2+ ‘and mates in two’.

Our correspondent’s source is the St Louis Globe-Democrat, 1884; an earlier, more precise one is being sought.

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Alan Smith (Manchester, England) notes further games by Daniel Starbuck in the St Louis Globe-Democrat of 1881 (3 July, 31 July, 4 September and 11 September). Below is the shortest one, from the 4 September issue:

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – Max Judd
St Louis, 1881
French Defence

1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bd3 dxe4 5 Nxe4 Nxe4 6 Bxe4 Nc6 7 Nf3 Bd6 8 Be3 Ne7 9 a3 O-O

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10 Bxh7+ Kxh7 11 Ng5+ Kg6 12 Qg4 f5 13 Qf3 Nd5 14 h4 Nxe3 15 Qxe3 Rh8 16 f4 Rh5 17 O-O-O Be7 18 g4 Rxg5 19 hxg5 Qd5 20 Qh3 Bxg5 21 Qh5+ Kf6 22 Qxg5+ Kf7 23 Rh7 Resigns.

Our correspondent points out that the Starbuck games can be consulted courtesy of the Jack O’Keefe Project at the Chess Archaeology website. It is a magnificent resource.

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Alan Smith notes two further games played by Daniel Starbuck and found thanks to the Jack O’Keefe Project:

Dr A. – Daniel F.M. Starbuck
Cleveland (date unknown)
Scotch Game

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4 Bc5 5 Be3 Qf6 6 c3 Nge7 7 Bb5 O-O 8 Nxc6 bxc6 9 Bxc5 cxb5 10 O-O d6 11 Be3 Bb7 12 Nd2 Rfe8 13 f3 Ng6 14 a4 a6 15 axb5 axb5 16 Rxa8 Rxa8 17 Bd4 Qg5 18 Qe1 Nh4 19 g3 f5 20 Be3 Qg6 21 Kh1

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21...fxe4 22 gxh4 exf3 23 Rf2 Re8 24 Nf1 Re4 25 Ng3

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25...Rxe3 26 Qxe3 Qb1+ 27 Nf1 Qxf1+ 28 Rxf1 f2+ and mate next move.

Source: St Louis Globe Democrat, 7 August 1881.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – Max Judd
St Louis, 1881
Bird’s Opening

1 f4 d5 2 e3 Nf6 3 Nf3 e6 4 b3 c5 5 Bb2 Nc6 6 Be2 Be7 7 d3 O-O 8 Nbd2 b6 9 Ne5 Nxe5 10 fxe5 Nd7 11 c4 Bb7 12 Bf3 Qc7 13 d4 Bg5 14 Qe2 Rad8 15 Rc1 dxc4 16 bxc4

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16...Bxf3 17 gxf3 cxd4 18 exd4 Nxe5 19 Rg1 Bxd2+ 20 Kxd2 Ng6 21 Ke1 Qe7 22 Qf2 Rc8 23 c5 e5 24 dxe5 Nxe5 25 Kf1 f6 26 cxb6 Rxc1+ 27 Bxc1 Nd3 28 Qe3 Qxe3 29 Bxe3 axb6 30 Bxb6 Ra8 31 Rg2 Rb8 32 Be3 Rb1+ 33 Ke2 Ne5 34 f4 Nc4 35 Kd3 Nxe3 36 Kxe3 Kf7 37 Kd3 g6 38 Re2 Rf1

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39 a4 Rxf4 40 Ra2 Rb4 41 a5 Rb7 42 a6 Ra7 43 Kc4 Ke6 44 Kb5 f5 45 Kb6 Ra8 46 Kb7 Rf8 47 a7 f4 48 a8(Q) Rxa8 49 Rxa8 Ke5 50 Kc6 f3 51 Re8+ Kd4 52 Kd6 f2 53 Rf8 Ke3 54 h4 Ke2 55 Ke6 f1(Q) 56 Rxf1 Kxf1 57 Kf6 Kg2 58 Kg7 Kg3 59 Kxh7 Drawn.

Source: St Louis Globe Democrat, 22 January 1882.

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Addition on 7 May 2011:

The game below has been found by John Blackstone (Las Vegas, NV, USA) on page 4 of the Brooklyn Eagle, 9 November 1884:

Daniel F.M. Starbuck (blindfold) – N.N.
Occasion?
Muzio Gambit
(Notes by Starbuck)

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5 4 Bc4 g4 5 O-O gxf3 6 Qxf3 Qf6 7 e5 Qxe5 8 Bxf7+ Kd8 (‘In my judgment the best move.’) 9 Nc3 Bc5+ 10 Kh1 d6 11 d4 Qxd4 12 Bxf4 Ne7 13 Rae1 Qg7 (‘Again Black makes the best move under the circumstances, preventing Bg5 and at the same time attacking the other bishop. But his game is lost after White’s 13th move, no matter how he plays.’) 14 Bg3 Bg4 15 Qe4 Nbc6 16 Bh4 Ne5 17 Nd5 Nxf7 18 Qxe7+ Kc8 19 Rxf7 ‘and wins’.

The possibility of 19 Qxc7 mate was not mentioned.



Patsy A. D’Eramo (North East, MD, USA) submits some short wins by Starbuck:

N.N. – Daniel F.M. Starbuck
Occasion?
(Black gave the odds of his queen’s rook.)

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1...Nxd5 2 Nxd5 Qxb2+ 3 Kxb2 Bd4+ 4 Ka3 Bc5+ 5 Kxa4 Bd7+ 6 Ka5 Ra8 mate.

Source: Detroit Free Press, 11 November 1882, page 3.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – N.N.
Chicago (date?)
(Remove White’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Qh4+ 4 Kf1 d5 5 Bxd5 c6 6 Bc4 Bg4 7 Nf3 Bxf3 8 Qxf3 Nd7 9 d4 O-O-O 10 Bxf4 Nh6 11 e5 Nf5

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12 e6 fxe6 13 Qxc6+ bxc6 14 Ba6 mate.

Source: Detroit Free Press, 23 December 1882, page 3.

N.N. – Daniel F.M. Starbuck
Occasion?
(Remove Black’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d6 3 Bc4 f5 4 Bxg8 Rxg8 5 d4 Nc6 6 Bg5 Be7 7 Bxe7 Qxe7 8 O-O fxe4 9 d5 exf3 10 dxc6 Rf8 11 Qd5 Qg5 12 g3 Qh5 13 Kh1

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13...Rf6 14 cxb7 Bxb7 15 Qxb7 Qh3 16 Rg1 Qxh2+ 17 Kxh2 Rh6 mate.

Source: Detroit Free Press, 30 December 1882, page 3.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – N.N.
Occasion?
(Remove White’s queen’s knight.)

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5 4 h4 g4 5 Ng5 h5 6 Bc4 Nh6 7 d4 f6

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8 Bxf4 fxg5 9 hxg5 Nf7 10 g6 Nd6 11 Bxd6 Bxd6 12 g7 Bg3+ 13 Ke2 Rf8 14 gxf8(Q)+ Kxf8 15 Qf1+ Kg7 16 Qf7+ Resigns.

Source: Detroit Free Press, 6 January 1883, page 3.

N.N. – Daniel F.M. Starbuck
Chicago (date?)
(Remove White’s queen’s knight and Black’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 f5 4 Bxc6 dxc6 5 Nxe5 Bd6 6 Qh5+ g6

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7 Nxg6 Nf6 8 Qh6 Rg8 9 e5 Rxg6 10 Qe3 Ng4 11 Qe2 Bxe5 12 f4 Re6 13 Kd1 Bd4 14 Qxe6+ Bxe6 15 White resigns.

Source: Detroit Free Press, 25 August 1883, page 3.

Daniel F.M. Starbuck – N.N.
Occasion?
(Remove White’s queen’s rook.)

1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5 4 Bc4 g4 5 Nc3 gxf3 6 Qxf3 Qf6 7 Nd5 Qd8 8 O-O d6 9 d4 Be6 10 Qxf4 Nd7 11 Bd2 c6 12 Be1 b5 13 Bh4 Qc8

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14 Nc7+ Qxc7 15 Qxf7+ Bxf7 16 Bxf7 mate.

Source: Detroit Free Press, 25 August 1883, page 3.

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