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Henry Bird – Ernst Falkbeer, Match 1, London 1856

Bird's Opening (A02)
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1. f4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 a6 4. b3 d5 5. Bb2 Nf6 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Bd6 8. Qe2 Nb4 9. Nc3 Nxd3 10. Qxd3 Qc7 11. Rae1 Bd7 12. Qe2 Bc6 13. d4 b5 14. Nd1 Bb7 15. Nf2 c4 16. Ne5 c3 17. Bc1 b4 18. Nfd3 g6 19. Ng4 Qe7 20. Nde5 h5 21. Nf2 Kf8 22. Nh3 a5 23. Ng5 Ba6 24. Nd3 Ne4 25. Qf3 f5 26. Rd1 h4 27. Rfe1 Nxg5 28. fxg5 Bxd3 29. cxd3 Qc7 30. h3 Bg3 31. Re2 Kg7 32. e4 dxe4 33. dxe4 Rad8 34. e5 Qb6 35. Be3 Rd5 36. Bf2 Rhd8 37. Rd3 Bxf2+ 38. Qxf2 Rxd4 39. Kh2 R8d5 40. Re4 fxe4 41. Qf6+ Kg8 42. Qxg6+ Kf8 43. Qf6+ Ke8 44. Rxd4 Qxd4 45. Qxe6+ Kd8 46. Qf6+ Kc7 47. Qg7+ Rd7 48. Qf6 c2 49. Qf4 e3 0-1

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