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Henry Bird – James Mason, 1. It, Vienna 1882

Bird's Opening (A03)
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1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 Nf6 4. b3 e6 5. Bb2 Bd7 6. a4 Nc6 7. Bb5 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Na3 a6 10. Bxc6 Bxc6 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. Qe2 Ne8 13. Qg4 f5 14. Qh3 Bf6 15. Rad1 Nd6 16. d3 Nf7 17. d4 Bxe5 18. dxe5 Qe7 19. c4 Rcd8 20. Qg3 Rd7 21. cxd5 Bxd5 22. Rd3 Rfd8 23. Rc1 Be4 24. Rxd7 Rxd7 25. Bc3 b6 26. Nc4 b5 27. Nd2 Bb7 28. Qe1 Qd8 29. Nf3 b4 30. Ba1 Bxf3 31. gxf3 Rd2 32. Bd4 Ng5 33. fxg5 Qxg5+ 34. Qg3 Qxg3+ 35. hxg3 cxd4 36. exd4 Rxd4 37. Rc6 Rd3 38. Kf2 Kf7 39. Rxa6 Rxb3 40. Ra7+ Kg6 41. Re7 f4 42. gxf4 Ra3 43. Rxe6+ Kf5 44. Re7 Kxf4 45. e6 Ra2+ 46. Ke1 b3 47. Rb7 Rxa4 48. Kd2 Ra6 49. Rf7+ Ke5 50. e7 Re6 51. Rxg7 h5 52. Rg5+ Kd4 53. Rxh5 Rxe7 54. Rh4+ Kc5 55. Re4 Rf7 56. f4 Kd5 57. Ra4 Rb7 58. Kc1 Kc5 59. Kb2 Rb6 60. f5 Kd5 61. Rf4 Ke5 62. Rf3 Ke4 63. Rxb3 Rxb3+ 64. Kxb3 Kxf5 1/2-1/2

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