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Henry Bird – Ernst Falkbeer, Match 1, London 1856

Bird's Opening (A03)
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1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 Bf5 4. e3 a6 5. Bd3 Nh6 6. Nc3 e6 7. a3 Be7 8. O-O Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nf5 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. e4 Qd7 12. exf5 exf5 13. c4 f6 14. Be3 O-O-O 15. b4 Rhe8 16. Rfe1 Bf8 17. Rad1 h6 18. d5 g5 19. Qc2 Nxb4 20. axb4 Bxb4 21. Re2 Re4 22. Bf2 Rde8 23. Rxe4 fxe4 24. Nd4 e3 25. Bg3 Bc5 26. Qe2 Re4 27. Nb3 Ba7 28. Kh1 gxf4 29. Bh4 Qa4 30. Bxf6 Bb6 31. c5 Qxb3 32. cxb6 Qxb6 33. d6 cxd6 34. Rc1+ Kb8 35. Qd3 Re8 36. Qg6 Qb5 37. Bd4 Qd7 38. Qxh6 e2 39. Re1 Qe7 40. Qxf4 Rf8 41. Rxe2 Rxf4 42. Rxe7 Rxd4 43. h3 b5 44. g4 b4 45. g5 b3 46. g6 Rd1+ 47. Kg2 b2 48. g7 Rg1+ 49. Kxg1 b1=Q+ 50. Kg2 1/2-1/2

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