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Henry Bird – Joseph Henry Blackburne, Hastings 1895

Bird's Opening (A02)
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1. f4 e5 2. fxe5 d6 3. exd6 Bxd6 4. g3 h5 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Nc3 h4 7. Ne4 hxg3 8. h3 Nf6 9. Nxd6+ Qxd6 10. d3 Be6 11. c3 O-O-O 12. Qa4 Nd5 13. Bd2 g5 14. Bxg5 Nxc3 15. Qf4 Qxf4 16. Bxf4 Nd5 17. Bxg3 Rdg8 18. Kf2 Rh6 19. Bxd5 Bxd5 20. Nf3 Nb4 21. Be5 Rh5 22. d4 Nd3+ 23. Ke3 Nxb2 24. Rag1 Rxg1 25. Rxg1 Rxh3 26. Kf4 Nd3+ 27. Kf5 Bxf3 28. exd3 Bd5 29. Kf6 Kd7 30. Rc1 Rh6+ 31. Kg7 Rg6+ 32. Kh7 Rc6 33. Rb1 Rc2 34. Rb5 Kc6 35. Ra5 a6 36. a3 Bb3 37. Bf4 Kd7 38. Kg7 Rg2+ 39. Kf6 Be6 40. d5 Rg6+ 41. Ke5 Bh3 42. Rc5 Bg2 43. Kd4 c6 44. d6 Bd5 45. Rc2 Rg4 46. Rf2 b5 47. Kc5 a5 48. d4 Rg8 49. Re2 Re8 50. Rh2 b4 51. a4 Rg8 52. Kb6 Rg4 53. Bd2 Rxd4 54. Kxa5 c5 55. Be3 Rc4 56. Kb6 Kxd6 57. a5 Be4 58. a6 Rc3 59. Rd2+ Rd3 60. Bxc5+ Ke5 61. Re2 Rd8 62. a7 b3 63. Kb5 Kf5 64. Kb4 Bc2 65. Ka3 Ra8 66. Re7 Kg6 67. Rb7 Be4 68. Rxb3 f5 69. Kb4 Kf7 70. Kc3 Ke6 71. Rb8 Ke5 1/2-1/2

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