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Wilhelm Steinitz – Henry Bird, Match 2, London 1866

French Defense (C14)
Initial position
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1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. f4 a6 8. Nf3 c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. Qd2 b5 11. a3 Bb7 12. Nd4 Nc6 13. Be2 Qh4+ 14. g3 Qe7 15. Bf3 Rc8 16. O-O O-O 17. Rae1 Rfd8 18. f5 Nxd4 19. Qxd4 exf5 20. Qb4 g6 21. Re2 d4 22. Nd1 Bxf3 23. Rxf3 Qb7 24. Rf1 Ne4 25. Qb3 Re8 26. Qf3 Rxe5 27. Nf2 Rce8 28. Rfe1 Qe7 29. Qg2 Re6 30. Nd3 Qb7 31. Nf4 R6e7 32. Nd3 h5 33. Rd1 Qb6 34. Rde1 Kg7 35. h3 Qd6 36. g4 Kh7 37. b4 h4 38. Nc1 Ng3 39. Rxe7 Rxe7 40. Qf2 Rxe1+ 41. Qxe1 Qc6 42. gxf5 gxf5 43. Nb3 Qd5 44. Nc5 Qh1+ 45. Kf2 Ne4+ 46. Ke2 Qg2+ 47. Kd1 Qf3+ 48. Kc1 Qxa3+ 49. Kd1 Qxh3 50. Nxe4 Qg4+ 51. Kc1 fxe4 52. Qf2 Qg5+ 53. Kb1 h3 54. Qxd4 f5 55. Qa7+ Kh6 56. Qxa6+ Qg6 57. Qc8 Kh5 58. Qc3 Qg1+ 59. Kb2 h2 60. Qh8+ Kg4 61. Qg7+ Kf3 62. Qc3+ Qe3 63. Qh8 Kg2 0-1

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