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Wilhelm Steinitz – Henry Bird, Match 2, London 1866

French Defense (C13)
Initial position
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1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. exd5 exd5 6. Bd3 Bg4 7. f3 Be6 8. Nge2 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Qd2 Nbd7 11. Bb5 Be7 12. O-O-O O-O 13. Bxd7 Nxd7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Nf4 Nb6 16. Rhe1 Rfd8 17. Qe3 Nc4 18. Nfxd5 Qf8 19. Qf4 Bxd5 20. Nxd5 Rxd5 21. Rxd5 Qb4 22. Re4 Qxb2+ 23. Kd1 Qb1+ 24. Ke2 Qxc2+ 25. Ke1 b5 26. Rd7 Rf8 27. Rxf7 Qb1+ 28. Kf2 Qxa2+ 29. Kg3 Qa3 30. Rxf8+ Qxf8 31. Qg5 Qd6+ 32. Kh3 Qd7+ 33. g4 h6 34. Qg6 Nd6 35. Rd4 Qb7 36. Qxd6 Qxf3+ 37. Qg3 Qf6 38. Qd3 a5 39. Rd8+ Kf7 40. Qd5+ 1-0

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