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Challenger Bird
Compiled by Gottschalk
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natural player that played the major part of his life, unknowing overtures. This proceed until he write a overture book.


Matrix of Bird mate.Right data AstherxBird ENG 1858
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Bird vs G W Medley, 1849 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

elegant c4 opening a second column (line)
Bird vs G W Medley, 1849 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Bird vs G W Medley, 1849 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 63 moves, 1-0

38 Rh3 check!! dragging the queen
Bird vs A Simons, 1850 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 50 moves, 1-0

Bg5 rasiing g6
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

4.d4 aggressive center against the Berlin def.
Bird vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Horwitz, 1851 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Immortal
Bird vs Horwitz, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Anderssen, 1857 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

40 Bg6 Atraccting to receive check
Bird vs R Brien, 1858 
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1-0

Bird vs de Riviere, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Staunton vs Bird, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Bird, 1862 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 0-1

piece center pressure
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

stairway case
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

41...b6 to draw
J Wisker vs Bird, 1868 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 48 moves, 0-1

Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Boden's mate over Board repeated http://www.chessgames.com/perl
S Boden vs Bird, 1873 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Going to "G" file
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

J Wisker vs Bird, 1873 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 22 moves, 0-1

A strong piece is enough to open lines. Next move 42Ne6!
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Anderssen vs Bird, 1873 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

3...Qd8 4 c3 d5 5 Bd3 is OK.Curios action Qg5-Qh4
Bird vs M Fleissig, 1873 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Bird vs J Heral, 1873 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Bird vs J Mason, 1876 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

Reversing a loose game- actving his piece majority
Bird vs J W Shaw, 1877 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A84) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

Bird vs S Rosenthal, 1878 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Anderssen vs Bird, 1878 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 0-1

Bird vs H Gifford, 1878 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

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

Bird vs Blackburne, 1879 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Bird vs A Fritz, 1880 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Paulsen, 1882 
(B20) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

30...Bxb3!! if 31 axb3 Qb4!
B Fleissig vs Bird, 1882 
(C22) Center Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Defending the transporter Ba3. 21Rac1! Ne6? 22 Rxc4!
Bird vs Meitner, 1882 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

If Td7 29 Nf5check Kxf6 30 Qxc5
Bird vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

A remarkable case of King in the center
Bird vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

The Stronger Bird Knight opening the freeways
Bird vs P Ware, 1882 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Irresistible pawn play
Bird vs Paulsen, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Weak c2 and 54 ...Rd4! Zug
Max Weiss vs Bird, 1883 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 55 moves, 0-1

24 Bc1! Replacing bishop after close flanks-spacial adv.
Bird vs M Lange, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Dismantling Miles variation, multiple weaks
Englisch vs Bird, 1883 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 55 moves, 0-1

king without movement
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Knight's sac against structure.Fast cooperation in two flancs
Burn vs Bird, 1886 
(A10) English, 23 moves, 0-1

Queen sac with attraction. My choose
Bird vs Burn, 1886 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Lucena's mate
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

The Long Diagonal and the Man of Arabian Mate
Bird vs Zukertort, 1886 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Central explosion after create a sentinel (Be60
Bird vs Max Weiss, 1888 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Exchanching the castles knight to open column
Bird vs N Miniati, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop sac to conclude the attack. Q+Kt if 27Rd2? Qb3
Gunsberg vs Bird, 1889 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

Nh5-f4! and now black heavy pieces are free...
J M Hanham vs Bird, 1889  
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 41 moves, 0-1

e4 with g4.Solving the blocked strategy
Bird vs M Judd, 1889 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Occuping the H column and opening the G column
Bird vs Burille, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Improving pieces and making ruptures.Isolated pawns are sub-pro
Bird vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Bird GM. All about the center control
Bird vs J M Hanham, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 62 moves, 1-0

Pawnstorm at kingside. Queen outplayed
M Judd vs Bird, 1889 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

The Chase. 28...Bb7 is weak29Ne5!! supporting Rook-7
Bird vs Showalter, 1889
(A03) Bird's Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

27c4?? 27Qc1 to avoid the thematic bad bishop
D G Baird vs Bird, 1889  
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 41 moves, 0-1

Undefended second line. Ng5 threatening Nxh7
Bird vs Lipschutz, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

6.exf4 was necessary.Tactics against tactic master- bad choose
Bird vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Brave conterattack, exploring the king safety. 36...Qe1!!
Max Weiss vs Bird, 1889 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Sanctuary
Lipschutz vs Bird, 1889 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 159 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pressing pawns unsupported by other pawns34 en prise
Bird vs J Mason, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

20...Rh6 Cleaning the position, after piece concentration
Burille vs Bird, 1889  
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 34 moves, 0-1

Go back to promotion area. h5!! opening lines 7 and 8
Bird vs Max Weiss, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Defending the mine h3 at the endgame
Max Weiss vs Bird, 1889 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Thematic evaluation of Lasker, completely Blind!
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(A81) Dutch, 56 moves, 0-1

Pressure over bases 33....rxd4 was the only hope
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A13) English, 69 moves, 1-0

Bird and his strategical preferences 27.Txf8! is missed
Bird vs Gossip, 1891 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Bird / H Chapman vs Blackburne / F J Lee, 1890
(C58) Two Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

Sucessive checks 21...Bf8 was good 22...Rd3 was must
Bird vs N Jasnogrodsky, 1892 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Taking time over two undefended pieces
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

64. b5! Lasker had many pawns in white squares BOC
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 102 moves, 1-0

Old Triangle. If 26.Be1, f6
Steinitz vs Bird, 1895 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 0-1

Salvation at the bank g3. Albin failed to play 34 fxg5
Albin vs Bird, 1895 
(A04) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

Model overture game 6...Ne7! 18. c3 firstly
Janowski vs Bird, 1899 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

no background check 32...Rxg2 was better
Bird vs Tinsley, 1899 
(C10) French, 61 moves, 1-0

Outposts and bases
Bird vs Pfander, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Blackburne / Aloof vs Bird / Womersley, 1897 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

C W Pritchett vs V Okhotnik, 2012
(C41) Philidor Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

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