James Mason vs. Georg Marco
The game between James Mason (white) and Georg Marko, Leipzig 1894, ended with a spectacular victory in two for the black.
6k1/pp4p1/2p5/2bp4/8/P5Pb/1P3rrP/2BRRN1K b - - 0 1
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1... Rg1+ 2. Kxg1 Rxf1#
About the players
Georg Marco (1863-1923) was an Austrian chess player. He was born in Cernăuţi, Bucovina, which was part of Austro-Hungarian Empire, then part or Romania and currently Ukraine. He was secretary of the Viennese Chess Association.
James Mason (1849-1923). Born in Ireland he was adopted by Mason family. They have moved in United States in 1861 where he has starting to learn chess. He wrote several popular books on chess like "The Principles of Chess in Theory and Practice" or "The Art of Chess"