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Birds Defense victories
Compiled by InspiredByMorphy
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An interesting defense to the Ruy Lopez.

Who better to start the collection than Bird himself ?!
Gelbfuhs vs Bird, 1873 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

H Davidson vs Bird, 1876 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

J Mason vs Bird, 1878 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Mackenzie vs Bird, 1883 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

M Judd vs Bird, 1889 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Impressive win !
Blackburne vs Bird, 1892 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Eugen von Schmidt vs Chigorin, 1879 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1896 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Marshall vs Tarrasch, 1905 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Olland vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Reti vs Spielmann, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Fahrni vs Spielmann, 1914 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

W Fick vs Spielmann, 1923 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Geller vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

A Ivanov vs Kupreichik, 1985 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

A Grosar vs Kupreichik, 1987 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Mikhalchishin vs Kupreichik, 1987 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Anand loses to the Bird.
Anand vs Tseshkovsky, 1986 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Christiansen flys like an eagle.
Rohde vs L Christiansen, 1986 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Perhaps my favorite Bird defense game.
Short vs Ivanchuk, 1989 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Oll vs A Galliamova, 1989 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

F Lindgren vs J Jirka, 2001 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

M Yilmaz vs J Jirka, 2003 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

D Jatautis vs J Jirka, 2003 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

The tortoise caught the hare.
M Turov vs G Orlov, 1994 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Storm the king for as long as it takes!
O Pavlov vs K Tupolev, 2001
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

the mystery rated player plays great !
M Vinck vs P Kalisvaart, 2001
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Things are under control.
M Zulfugarli vs E Najer, 1999
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

M Donaghay vs M Fallone, 1994 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

ooooh the pressure !
P Dubinin vs Levenfish, 1947 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

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