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Howard Staunton – Elijah Williams, Match 4, London 1851

Bird's Opening (A03)
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1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. Bb5+ Bd7 5. Bxd7+ Nxd7 6. b3 Ngf6 7. c4 Be7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. O-O O-O 10. Nc3 Qb6 11. Ne2 Ne4 12. Bb2 Bf6 13. Bxf6 Ndxf6 14. Ne5 Qa5 15. d3 Nc3 16. Nxc3 Qxc3 17. Rf3 Rad8 18. Rc1 Qa5 19. Rg3 Qb6 20. Ng4 Nxg4 21. Qxg4 Qf6 22. h4 b6 23. Rf1 Rfe8 24. f5 Re7 25. Rf4 Rde8 26. Qxg7+ Qxg7 27. Rxg7+ Kxg7 28. f6+ Kg6 29. fxe7 Rxe7 30. Kf2 h5 31. Kf3 Re5 32. b4 Rf5 33. bxc5 bxc5 34. e4 Re5 35. exd5 Rxd5 36. Ke3 f5 37. Ra4 Rd7 38. Ra6+ Kg7 39. Ra5 Rc7 40. g3 c4 41. dxc4 Rxc4 42. Rxa7+ Kg6 43. a4 Rb4 44. a5 Ra4 45. Ra6+ Kg7 46. Ra8 Kh7 47. a6 Kg7 48. a7 Ra3+ 49. Kd4 Ra5 50. Kc4 Kh7 51. Kb4 Ra1 52. Kc5 Kg7 53. Kd6 Kh7 54. Ke5 Ra5+ 55. Kf6 Ra6+ 56. Kg5 Kg7 57. Kxh5 Ra3 58. Kg5 Rxg3+ 59. Kxf5 Ra3 60. h5 Kh7 61. h6 1/2-1/2

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