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Henry Bird – Joseph Henry Blackburne, International Tournament, London 1883

Bird's Opening (A02)
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1. f4 e6 2. Nf3 Be7 3. e3 b6 4. Be2 Bb7 5. O-O c5 6. d3 Nc6 7. Nbd2 Qc7 8. Ne4 f5 9. Ng3 O-O-O 10. Bd2 Nf6 11. a3 h5 12. b4 h4 13. Nh1 h3 14. g3 Rdg8 15. b5 Na5 16. Ne5 g5 17. Bf3 gxf4 18. exf4 Bd6 19. Bxa5 bxa5 20. Nf7 Bxf4 21. Rf2 Rh7 22. Qe2 Rxf7 23. Bxb7+ Qxb7 24. Rxf4 Qc7 25. Raf1 Nd5 26. Rh4 f4 27. Rxh3 Rfg7 28. Qf3 Qe5 29. c4 Qd4+ 30. Nf2 fxg3 31. Rxg3 Ne3 32. Re1 Nf5 33. Rxg7 Qxg7+ 34. Kh1 Kc7 35. Ne4 Qh6 36. Qf2 d6 37. Qf3 Rh8 38. Qg2 Nd4 39. Ng5 Rg8 40. Rg1 Kb6 41. Qg3 e5 42. Qg4 Qf6 43. Ne4 Rxg4 44. Nxf6 Rxg1+ 45. Kxg1 Ne2+ 46. Kf2 Nf4 47. Ke3 Kc7 48. Ke4 Nh3 49. Kf5 a4 50. Nd5+ Kd7 51. b6 axb6 52. Nxb6+ Kc6 53. Nxa4 Nf2 54. Nb2 d5 55. h4 e4 56. cxd5+ Kxd5 57. dxe4+ Nxe4 58. a4 Nd6+ 59. Kg6 c4 60. h5 c3 61. Nd1 c2 62. Ne3+ Ke6 63. Nxc2 Nf5 64. Nd4+ Nxd4 65. h6 Nc6 66. h7 Ne5+ 67. Kg7 1-0

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