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Mikhail I Chigorin – Emanuel Schiffers, Match 1, St Petersburg 1880

Bird's Opening (A02)
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1. f4 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. b3 Nf6 4. Bb2 e6 5. e3 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Bd3 d5 8. Ne5 Nb4 9. Be2 d4 10. a3 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bf3 Qb6 13. exd4 cxd4 14. d3 Rb8 15. Nd2 c5 16. O-O Bd6 17. g3 e5 18. fxe5 Bxe5 19. Qe1 Re8 20. Qf2 Bh3 21. Rfe1 Re6 22. b4 Rbe8 23. Nb3 cxb4 24. Rxe5 Rxe5 25. Bxd4 Qe6 26. Bxe5 Qxe5 27. axb4 Qc3 28. Rb1 Qxd3 29. Nd2 Rd8 30. Rd1 h6 31. Qe2 Qd4+ 32. Kh1 Ng4 33. Ne4 Qxd1+ 34. Qxd1 Rxd1+ 35. Bxd1 Ne3 36. Nf2 Bf1 37. c5 Nd5 38. Kg1 Bb5 39. Ne4 Nxb4 40. Nd6 Bc6 41. Bb3 Bd5 42. Ba4 Kf8 43. Kf1 Bc6 44. Bxc6 Nxc6 45. Ke2 Ke7 46. Kd3 Ke6 47. Kc4 f6 48. Ne8 g5 49. Kb5 Nd4+ 50. Ka6 f5 51. Kxa7 f4 52. gxf4 gxf4 53. Kb6 f3 54. Ng7+ Kd5 55. Nh5 f2 56. Ng3 h5 57. h4 Ke5 58. c6 Kf4 59. Nxh5+ Kf3 60. c7 f1=Q 61. c8=Q Qb5+ 62. Kc7 Qxh5 63. Qh3+ 1/2-1/2

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