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Flying with the Bird
Compiled by ndc
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vs d5, early Bg4, double Black fianchetto. Bold Queen sac.
H Danielsen vs J Gunnarsson, 2006 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Early Bg4 met with immediate pawn storm
H Danielsen vs T Luther, 1999 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

vs 1...d5. All over in 20 moves!
S Williams vs D Ledger, 2014 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Orangutan variation vs d5 with 4 b4 (game #5 in Taylor's book)
Larsen vs Spassky, 1964 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

From Gambit, transposes to standard line
A Muzychuk vs V Solovjova, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

From Gambit, novel reply: 3 Nf3 ... 4 e4
P Rozanov vs V Utkin, 2013
(A02) Bird's Opening, 65 moves, 1-0

From Gambit with interesting 3 e6 variation (better is 3 exd6)
J G Costa vs H Herath, 2010
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

From Gambit, 3 e6, unfortunate king walk from White
G Goles vs A Monteiro, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

From Gambit, exposed king, beautiful escape
H Danielsen vs O B Vea, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Kingside fianchetto system, Nakamura style
Nakamura vs L E Johannessen, 2010
(A03) Bird's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Stonewall setup
H Danielsen vs D Ragnarsson, 2012 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Queenside fianchetto with 1. e3
Nimzowitsch vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Danielsen's Polar Bear system, explained at http://d.pr/Sk3K
H Danielsen vs S B Hansen, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Beautiful game, unusual checkmate
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Hungarian transposing to Bird (reverse Leningrad Dutch)
Larsen vs R Bogdanovic, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Stonewall, full wall of pawns on fourth rank
B Alterman vs Deep Fritz, 2000 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 87 moves, 1-0

R Rapport vs M Rodshtein, 2014
(A03) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

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