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Walls, Nests and Feathered Friends
Compiled by fredthebear
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The Bird is a risky opening for the uninformed. Advancing the f-pawn exposes the White king to checks on the diagonal and leaves a hole beside the advanced pawn on the g- and e-files. These are lasting structural weaknesses that cannot be undone. If studied and played properly by keeping a weary eye on these permanent weaknesses, the Bird can be a sound career opening as it does help fight for control of the important e5-square in the center. The Bird's left-handed cousin 1.c4 the English Opening is more popular world-wide.

Henry Edward Bird was a good player in his day. Plenty of his losses are posted here against some of the all-time great players, which is not necessarily the fault of the opening. Famous great players usually win, regardless of the opening.

Thank you MTuraga, nikkiurbz, RayDelColle, prime rib. See Chess Traps by Gottschalk
See The Stonewall Attack - Soltis compiled by Ffreddy

Bird's Opening
From Gambit – A02 – 1.f4 e5
Sturm Gambit – A03 – 1.f4 d5 2.c4
Swiss Gambit – A02 – 1.f4 f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g4 Williams Gambit – A03 – 1.f4 d5 2.e4

Note to self: At least remove the A40s.

Bird's Opening/Chess variants (000) 1-0 Really quite beautiful
Zukertort vs Count Epoureano, 1872 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Five Mover; Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1
Barney vs Mccrum, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Qh4+ always lurks
Mogusar vs T L Trippe, 1984 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From G. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Qxh2 sac to promote
Glicksteen vs E Lawrence, 1971 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker (A02) 0-1 h-file Q sac promo
G Natapov vs Radobarin, 1969
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Qxh2 vs. Bad Bishop
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Lasker Var (A02) 1-0The correct 6.Qa4+ Nc6 7.Nd4 move order
Bird / Allies vs L Van Vliet, 1893 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Lasker hands it to Bird in the Bird
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

The most famous double bishop sacrifice game
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Double Dutch; White has the better knight
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A84) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

Bird, From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Open file destruction
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by Blackburne
Bird vs Blackburne, 1888  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by Blackburne
Bird vs Blackburne, 1886  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Bird vs Blackburne, 1892  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Bird's most famous win with his namesake.
Bird vs Blackburne, 1879 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Nifty Ns & Ps ending
Bird vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 67 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1/2-1/2 Notes by E. Schiffers
Bird vs Blackburne, 1895  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Helpmate?
Blackburne vs Bird, 1892 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening, uncommon defense (A02) 1-0 Both 0-0-0
Chigorin vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs /From G Declined A00 1-0"Special Brilliancy Prize"
Blackburne vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Colle Delayed Stonewall (D05) 1/2-1/2 Open f-file action
Lasker vs Blackburne, 1892 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird's Opening From Gambit Lasker Var (A02) 1-0 Notes by AA
Tartakower vs W Winter, 1936  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Dancing on the diagonals, but the pin is a problem
Tartakower vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

From CG, Lasker Variation; White has clear EG advantage
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1913 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

An easy draw; perhhaps White should keep the bishop pair longer
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black uses a reversed Torre Attack for defense
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1917 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 A different kind of Bird
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1917 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 65 moves, 1-0

Game 20, My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1910 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

White exchanges, doesn't coordinate, pile on weakness penetrate
Tartakower vs W John, 1910 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vigorous kside attack by Tartakower; Black must not open diagon
Tartakower vs Alapin, 1911 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Black is cramped, can't generate an attack
Tartakower vs H Suechting, 1911 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

A bishop on the rim that's blocked in is dim
Tartakower vs Z Barasz, 1913 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

White gives up the center, the bishop pair, outside passer
Tartakower vs W John, 1914
(A03) Bird's Opening, 58 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) Black's discovered attack wins it
Tartakower vs Janowski, 1914 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

White has an excellent crossfire attack
Tartakower vs Reti, 1914 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Nice work of the queen, bishop and pawn to finish it
O Chajes vs Tartakower, 1911 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

A semi-psuedo-London system; White uses the open line best
E Cohn vs Tartakower, 1909 
(A81) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Morphy plays 1.b3 Dbl Fianchetto Bird Opening
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy's shorthanded Bird beats the Dutch
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

Look twice before you capture or make a single threat
M Ristic vs M Umapathysivam, 2000 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Colle Zukertort vs Stonewall Defense (D02) 0-1Pawnslaught
F J Lee vs H Shoosmith, 1904 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense (A85) 0-1 White knight can't take either one!
V Litvinov vs Veresov, 1958 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 13 moves, 0-1

prime rib 1 Dutch f4 line, e4 & c file control, N&R invades
Konstantin Chernyshov vs Kim Le Quang, 2006 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

prime rib 2 Dutch f4 line; Black solid vs b4, c4 line. C passer
B Kolvig vs V J Hansen, 1960
(A03) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

prime rib 3 Dutch f4 line; e3, b4, ...a5 line; Black in qside
V Aleshnya vs J Kluegel, 1997 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

prime rib 4 ...Bg4, ...Nd7 line, open game, = position, tactics
D Feofanov vs V Yemelin, 2004 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

prime rib 5 Nimzo Larsen style, ...nf6, ...bf5 setup, = easy
C Pantaleoni vs A Potapov, 2010
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

prime rib 6 Bla
Rothgen vs Faure, 1962
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit x1. 2Knights (A02) 1-0 Inflict doubled pawns
H Danielsen vs R Hardarson, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

From's Gambit ..Mestel Variation pg 157]
T Taylor vs A J Mestel, 1978 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Sodium Attack /Bird (A00) 1-0 Plays out like a Bird's Opening
R Durkin vs Spielman, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A01) 0-1Develop last N before pawns expand
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack, like a delayed Bird's Opening
Nimzowitsch vs Saemisch, 1929 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird-Larsen Attack (A01) 1-0
Koltanowski vs Colle, 1923 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Variation (A White Hedgehog)
Fischer vs Mecking, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen-Bird Attack (A04) 1-0 Qside vs Kside Attacks
W S Davis vs Fedorowicz, 1980 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Unusual play shows room for interpretation
Larsen vs K Rogoff, 1968 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Gunsberg Defense (A02) 0-1 Brothers?
V Palermo vs C Garcia Palermo, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Dazzling; Q sac, attack of the minors, mate by pawn hop
W Fried vs Schlechter, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

4...Qg5?! is an unbelievably heavy-handed move. White should ha
NN vs Du Mont, 1802 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Opening Namesake Let's It Rip!
M Mollerstrom vs M S From, 1862 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Delayed Fool's Mate: Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) · 0-1
J Bodvarsson vs F Olafsson, 1947 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

White will either win a piece or mate
Blatny vs J Kraai, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi's one and only Bird?!
Korchnoi vs G Goldberg, 1950 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1/2-1/2 Basman plays like Tal!
M Basman vs Tal, 1974 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1
W M Duckworth vs Z Amanov, 2012
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) · 1-0
Nakamura vs Y Kryvoruchko, 2014
(A02) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

The 120th Bill Wall opponent to fall for Fool's Mate
Rusty Warren vs B Wall, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 g-pawn thrust snares the king
NN vs M Bier, 1905 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

GM lost to 12 year old Kaspy in a simultaneous exhibition
Romanishin vs Kasparov, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From G. 2 Knights (A02) 1-0 White survives K walk
H Danielsen vs Pokorna, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Boden's Mate w/a Q
Krauthauser vs Herrmann, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Bird, Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit(A02) 0-1Both sides w/connected Ps
Hromadka vs K Havasi, 1936 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Batavo-Polish Attack (A02) 1-0 White kNight raid
Larsen vs M Raizman, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Bird, Hobbs Gambit (A02) 1/2-1/2 White survives IQP passer
S Buecker vs T Vogler, 1997 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Gunsberg Def (A02) 1/2-1/2 kNights or Bishops?
S Buecker vs J Blaskowski, 1981 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Leningrad Bird (A02) 0-1 W is missing his teeth!
R Diabi vs Short, 1983
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening (A02)1-0 Odd play, then tactics roll on open lines
F Bohatirchuk vs A Kalotay, 1964 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: General (A02) 0-1 MG passer
M Aigner vs C Airapetian, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

One of the most beautiful moves ever played
Tarrasch vs Allies, 1914  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Trapped Knight attacked by Pawn at 17. ... f6
A Nasybullina vs E Ubiennykh, 2013 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 0-1 "Knight Corner Mate"
G Makropoulos vs I Farago, 1988 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 "The Pearl of Poznan"
Tylkowski vs A Wojciechowski, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 The worst way to start
Van Kessel vs Rensen, 1990 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 3 moves, 0-1

Beautiful 'Play on the Wings' game!
Larsen vs Spassky, 1964 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 0-1 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Chigorin vs J Mason, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Control open files, dbl 7th
W Pollock vs J Mason, 1885
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 Ns are a big difference
R Van Kemenade vs G Barrenechea Bahamonde, 2007
(A03) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Black Mustang Defense (A04) · 0-1
M Duppel vs R Schlindwein, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 65 moves, 0-1

Take the Hippo seriously; W gets fortunate windmill perpetual
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Defense (A06) 1-0 Brilliancy
Kramnik vs Beliavsky, 1995 
(A06) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Reti/Folly transforms into a Stonewall Attack vs Semi-Tarrasch
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Queen's Knight Defense ... Mikenas Defense
B H Wood vs J Penrose, 1957 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense
Fine vs V Mikenas, 1938
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense
Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Englund Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1Boden's Criss-Cross #
Srinivas vs V Ravikumar, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit Declined? (A40) 0-1 Diemer dishes punishment!
H Krebs vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

Englund G Complex: Hartlaub-Charlick G (A40) 0-1 Morphy Mate
J Krejcik vs J Thirring, 1898 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Beefeater Variation (A40) · 0-1
G Taylor vs Igor Ivanov, 1985 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Soller Gambit Deferred (A40) 0-1 He went 82 years between wins!
Baumgartner vs Borsdorff, 1873 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

38.Be8! offers a clearance sacrifice & Black's rook is helpless
Lilienthal vs Kan, 1936 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 64 moves, 1-0

33.BxNc5 is the winning move because the pawn is pinned
V Kovacevic vs Marjanovic, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Three isolated pawns are too much to overcome
V Kovacevic vs B Abramovic, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Two rooks and bishop vs penetrating Black queen
T Hillarp Persson vs L Karlsson, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Two White minor pieces irritate the Black rook
B Bujupi vs F Berend, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

White dominates with subtle tactics on the open e-file
A Benderac vs D Heron, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

White's queenside pawn majority pays off in the end
J Paasikangas-Tella vs S Hamalainen, 2000 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1-0

Analyzed in Lakdawala's recent book on The Colle, page 143
C Lakdawala vs Akobian, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense (A40) 0-1 Played like an Owen Defense
Alekhine vs Prins, 1933 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

E Schiller vs V Ossipov, 2005  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni A43 0-1 Black space advantage
D Rozhko vs Akopian, 2013
(A43) Old Benoni, 43 moves, 0-1

Maybe an indirect X-Ray, but it wins Queen (Undermining)
Nenarokov vs N Grigoriev, 1924
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Lazard Gambit (A45) 0-1 Addition to Lazard's Mini
Montjanu vs Choare, 1948 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Control the center, snip a pawn
K Paterek vs M Szydlowska, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

White loses the thread
Yusupov vs Anand, 1991 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Q Sortie
E Schiller vs R Lobo, 1998
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Nice fork threatening mate and LPDO rook
E Schiller vs Rokop, 1991
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Avoiding the exchange of queens loses tempos
E Schiller vs A Karklins, 1988
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Indian Game transforms to a Stonewall Attack
Sultan Khan vs H K Mattison, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

early transposition w/ 8.h3; serious dark-squared bishop moves
Vidmar vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Putting the question removed key central defenders
Koltanowski vs R Domenech, 1934 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

The centralized bishop rules the board
L'Ami vs Kamsky, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 60 moves, 1-0

Bg5 vs Dutch Defense: General (A80) · 1-0
D Dubov vs Lu Shanglei, 2015 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch (A80) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice on h-file will mate
F Oberndoerfer vs J Gabriel, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 9 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Modern Dutch Stonewall (A81) 0-1Use what's available
O Renet vs Yusupov, 1986
(A81) Dutch, 49 moves, 0-1

Modern Dutch Stonewall (A90) 1/2-1/2 Exchanges Free Black
Beliavsky vs Radjabov, 2002 
(A90) Dutch, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Defense: Stonewall. Modern Variation (A90) · 1-0
Kasparov vs Short, 1987 
(A90) Dutch, 60 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Stonewall. Modern Variation (A90) · 0-1
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Dutch Defense on the Attack
H Steiner vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Stonewall. General Variation (A92) · 1-0
Kasparov vs Short, 1987 
(A92) Dutch, 60 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Stonewall. General Variation (A92) · 1-0
Geller vs Szabo, 1952 
(A92) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

Classical Stonewall Dutch Def (A95) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs S Bruzzi, 1966  
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 29 moves, 1-0

Classical Stonewall Dutch Def (A95) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs R Bellin, 1981 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 48 moves, 1-0

World Championship Rematch (1958) · Dutch Defense: Classical.
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 38 moves, 0-1

Classical. Stonewall Dutch Def (A95) 0-1
Smejkal vs Larsen, 1973 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 40 moves, 0-1

Dutch Ilyin-Zhenevsky Variation Modern Main Line (A99) · 1-0
Colle vs Yates, 1928 
(A99) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3, 45 moves, 1-0

Timely h-file activity
Wolff vs T Wall, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Don't move pawns when you need to move pieces
Lubomir Cierny vs B Berg, 1993
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Activity vs. Inactivity
V Petrienko vs J Svatos, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

h-file action w/0-0-0
G Wallwork vs P A Thornton, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Variation
Illescas Cordoba vs Miles, 1995 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Kennedy Variation. Keres Attack
Keres vs V Mikenas, 1946 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian Advance 3.e5 (B00) 1-0 Bold Q sac
S Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Carr Defense: General (B00)
S Bibby vs M Basman, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Not as easy as it looked
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

A Caro Kann transforms to a Stonewall Attack
Tal vs Leonov, 1949 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

gd against 1e4 or 1 d4!
Dreev vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Bird's Opening, Declined Fromm's Gambit; prophylaxis
Capablanca vs Ruiz / Molina, 1914 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

"little by little"
Alekhine vs P A Evtifeev, 1909 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Black spends too much time on the queenside
Alekhine vs Diurnbaum, 1910 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Pawn storm leads to EG win
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Nice blockading w/the white rook
Marshall vs Von Bardeleben, 1908 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

White chose not to sac; Black used the open line
H W Trenchard vs Schlechter, 1898 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 0-1

1st
O Chajes vs Rotlewi, 1911 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack, Stonewall Defense (D00) 1-0 Triple on h-file
Kramnik vs Junior, 2000 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Stonewall Attack; The Original Alekhine's Block?!
Alekhine vs V Ostrogsky, 1910 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Queen's Pawn Game w/Bb5
M Michna vs E Ambrosi, 2008
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

A variation of the Veresov Attack
V Kaurdakov vs N Nebylitsin, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Chigorin Defense (D02) 1-0 White passer
L Pantsulaia vs S Kristjansson, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Notes by Lasker
E Cohn vs Duras, 1909  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Two rooks cut-off and check the opposing king
Rubinstein vs Chigorin, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Zukertort Variation (D02) Indian Style1/2-1/2
Polugaevsky vs Vaganian, 1981
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

8.dxc5 Bxc5 9.e4 dxe4 10.Nxe4 NxNe4 11.BxNe4 QxQd1 12.RxQd1
Colle vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Black marched but didn't fire a shot
Short vs D Haessel, 2012 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 23 moves, 1-0

Rooks sitting the corners
Alekhine vs B Malmgren, 1914 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 25 moves, 0-1

Bf5xBd3 leaves White w/doubled d-pawns, makes kside attack
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Transposes to D00; Nice knight sham sacrifice
F Parr vs R W M Baxter, 1962 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

The Black king is trapped by threat of Hook Mate
Yusupov vs T Markowski, 2001
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def(D05) 1-0Nice minor sacs, Qf6
Yusupov vs P Schlosser, 1997 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Defend the queenside, rake the kingside
Mackenzie vs Tarrasch, 1885 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zukertort turned Stonewall Attack
Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1890 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense; The 1st Colle-Zukertort
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Schlechter shows how to play the Colle on the queenside
Schlechter vs W Napier, 1902 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

3 passers for a bishop is a helluva deal!
Caruana vs A Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

D12 is not a Colle; Q sac arranges mate
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Black left the backward pawn undefended
Radjabov vs A Avetisian, 1996
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Pick on the backward pawn defender; Deflection check finish
M Bambino vs S Camacho, 2005
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Rip apart the castled king w/Ng6 and Nf8
J van Ruitenburg vs Hans Hofstra, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Nice counter threat to save the Rook; doubled on the a- file!?
S Letic vs M Van Herck, 1973 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Capa had his own style
Capablanca vs R Illa, 1911 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Bxh7+ threatens Lollie's Mate
E Millikan vs Bruno Turquet, 2007
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

2nd Game in "How to Think Ahead in Chess" by H/R
Kujoth vs C C Crittenden, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00)1-0 1/3 of Black's moves were queen moves
M Sciortino vs M Eulentin, 2008
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Accelerated (D31) 1-0 Stonewall Defense gone wrong!
G Pfeiffer vs Batlouni, 1960 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 N vs Semi-Bad Bishop Ending
N Sazanov vs R Fontaine, 2001
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack vs Dbl Fio (D00) 1-0 Passers on both wings
C Skehan vs W Espirito Santo, 2012
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn ~ Stonewall Attack 3) ... Nc6 4) f4 g5
F J Lee vs Teichmann, 1901 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Is this a Stonewall Attack?
K Papahristopoulou vs A Xidias, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack: Horowitz Defense
Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1897 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1 Pair of Ns mate K+P
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

D1 Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1Black delivers royal fork
V Winz vs I Pleci, 1935
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

D2 Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1Black returns fire w/minor pieces
J Camarena vs I A Horowitz, 1945 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

P0 Black Torre Set-Up Gets Pushed Back Early On
Pillsbury vs N Jasnogrodsky, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

P4 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0
Rubinstein vs Reti, 1908  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

P5 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0
Alekhine vs B V Lyubimov, 1909 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

P6 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0
Marshall vs Showalter, 1909 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Ng5 vs h6 Attack
P Ware vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Creative Exchange Offer w/a Discovery In Hand
P Ware vs V Hruby, 1882
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D0) 1-0 A lesson in count, climb & K security
P Ware vs Meitner, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 (Soltis 4)
P Ware vs J Mason, 1882
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack: Horowitz Defense (D00) 0-1 Early NxBd3
Marshall vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Stonewall / Colle-Rubinstein (A45) 1/2-1/2 Dry race to exchange
Marshall vs Euwe, 1929 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1White loses B when file opens
G Oskam vs Euwe, 1920 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Kings on opposite sides in the Stonewall attack; ends in Q fork
Alekhine vs V Vasilevsky, 1910 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Henrik Danielsen...strongest 1.f4 player in recent times
H Danielsen vs O Salmensuu, 1997 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 0-1 Nice little combination offer on c2
N Hurttlen vs Fischer, 1957 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3(A00) 1-0Euwe stunned by Nimzo swindle
Nimzowitsch vs Euwe, 1929 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Photo-copy (w/colors reversed) of Ed. Lasker - Sir G.A. Thomas
NN vs R Crepeaux, 1923 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Game 3: Move by Move - Nimzowitsch (Giddins)
Nimzowitsch vs H Wolf, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Bayonet Attack; Discoveries
H Danielsen vs T Luther, 1999 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

A fine example of the Antoshin by Antoshin himself.
Antoshin vs J Kostro, 1971
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: 1.f4 f5 2.e4 Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02) 1/2-
Pelikan vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: 1.f4 f5 2.e4 Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02) 1-0
Bird vs Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Classical Bird 7.Nc3 (A02) 1-0 Mishandled pawns
J Redmond vs S Chevannes, 2008 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening vs Tarrasch (A03) 1-0 Exchanges for connected Ps
E Williams vs Staunton, 1851 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 The Queen goes hunting!
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1966 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Bishop shot
A Bryntse vs P Wikstrom, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Exposed Black K will cost his Q
P Ventura Cossa vs A Mongiello, 2008 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Kside attack w/semi-closed center
Larsen vs T van Scheltinga, 1964 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02)1-0 Tactical, not combinational
F Malthan vs Marshall, 1908 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening Ugly (A02) 1-0 N+ fork will finish it
Euwe vs J H Lohr, 1927 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 1-0 Q blunder
Chandler vs M Fuller, 1976
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0 Discovered+
Just vs Ushakova, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 Unusual attacking play
R Bowlby vs C Bloodgood, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Variation (A02) 1-0 K escape
H Danielsen vs O B Vea, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) · 1-0
D H Campora vs I Herrera, 1999
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Sicilian / Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A02) 1-0
T Taylor vs R Vasquez Schroeder, 2005
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1See blogger note
T Rendle vs Kotronias, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0Pristine example
T Taylor vs J Becerra Rivero, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird 2...Bg4 (A02) 1/2-1/2 Closed center
Larsen vs Smailbegovic, 1960 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Pawns advantage in center
Larsen vs P Dely, 1962 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 0-1 Black controls the center
Smyslov vs G Ilivitsky, 1955 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 43 moves, 0-1

Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Pile on the pin w/threats to advance
A Bryntse vs A Bjuhr, 1969
(A02) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Rob pins, discovered+
Bird vs F Riemann, 1883 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird Bg4 (A02) 1-0 Weak pawns
V Pechenkin vs I Aird, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening vs Copycat (A02) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J D Adkins vs D Vercauteren, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Ziska's Zinger Removes the Guard!
H Ziska vs F Eid, 2010 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 74 moves, 1-0

Bird b3 vs Pseudo Leningrad Dutch (A02) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Chigorin vs J Noa, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bird (A02) 0-1 Black has extra Kside pawns
Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Bird-Larsen Attack: Classical Var (A01) 1-0 Nf6 & Q+R battery
E Moser vs V Exler, 2012 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Bird, From Gambit. Declined (A02) 1-0 N sac opens h-file
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Long Bomb!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Myers Defense / Reversed Polish (A02) 1-0 Video!
H Danielsen vs S B Hansen, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Pawns trap bishop
L N Jensen vs M Floer, 2007 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit - the wrong variation (A02) 1-0
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Schlechter Gambit - Uncommon in 1852 (A02) 1-0
A Simons vs Smith, 1852 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 Discovery, Pins
Zukertort vs Schmidt, 1869 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var. Batavo Gambit (A02) 1-0 +removes guard
A Bryntse vs O Smith, 1967 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen-Bird Attack: Classical b3, e3, f4 (A01) 0-1 P race
G Szilagyi vs Bagirov, 1969 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening vs Dble Fianchetto(A02) 1-0 N fork is coming next
Loewenthal vs H Buckle, 1851 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Dutch Be7 Stonewall (A04) 1-0 Notes by Peter Clarke
Petrosian vs Bondarevsky, 1950  
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation Be2, Bb2 (A03) 1-0 Spearhead
T Sloan vs J Kulbacki, 1992 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1Chose not to recapture as expected
J S Purdy vs Spassky, 1955 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Variants / Bird's / Lisystyn Gambit (000) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
Tarrasch vs Kolb, 1894 
(000) Chess variants, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
Larsen vs Najdorf, 1968 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch. Batavo Gambit (A02) 1-0 Early Q sac; FSR
D Mackenzie vs D Pruess, 2006 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Rook ending promotion
Capablanca vs I S Turover, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 65 moves, 1-0

Bird/Dutch Leningrad Rev(A03) 1-0 W overcomes dbl doubled pawns
Aronian vs Topalov, 2006 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 51 moves, 1-0

Bird/Leningrad Dutch Rev(A03) 1-0Black "looks" better, W closer
H Danielsen vs M Tandrup, 2005 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Outflanked, Deflection
O Sikorova vs I Gaponenko, 2002 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Buenos Aires Var (A02) 1-0 Narrow victory w/OCB
Granda Zuniga vs Beliavsky, 2002 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Simul beating
Lasker vs R L Sze, 1911 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 34 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
J M Hodgson vs Short, 1987 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 62 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit 3.e6!? (A02) 0-1 Q trapped on edge
E Kettner vs Cziszar, 1956 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Nimzo/Bird-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 0-1 16.Qh5 was better
R Smith vs C M Fisher, 1873 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1 Spearhead thru the front door
Bird vs J W Baird, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 A dangerous K walk, pin
G Goles vs A Monteiro, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening /Big Clamp (A03) 1/2-1/2 Which Q rules?
W Potter vs Zukertort, 1875 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird, From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Gambits yield developm
J Franssen vs G Timmerman, 1976 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Black castled into it.
Koltanowski vs J L Mees, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening 1.f4 f5 (A02) 1-0 Rob the pin
Koltanowski vs Reinhold, 1931 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 1-0 Fabulous clearance sac
B Lovric vs M Sinanovic, 1998 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Classical (A02)  0-1 Black penetrates 3rd rank
A Dimitrijevic vs M Sebag, 2004 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Notes by Albin
Bird vs B Vergani, 1895  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var vs Tarrasch Def (A03) 1-0 Bad Black Bs
Tartakower vs L Asztalos, 1913 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Seize open diagonals
Bagirov vs J P Palmblad, 1990 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Qs fly out early
Bagirov vs F Sideif-Sade, 1979 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Lasker Var (A03) 1-0 Positional Crush
Ljubojevic vs C Zuidema, 1972 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening 10.Bg2 Reversed Leningrad Dutch (A02) 1-0
Larsen vs Aronin, 1962
(A02) Bird's Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Bird/Stonewall Attk vs Anti-Bird Bg4 Unpin (A02) 1-0 2 hogs 7th
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Lasker Gambit 2...f6 (A02) 0-1 Seize open lines
A Reif vs Lasker, 1889 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 0-1 Sitting N sac, open g-file
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1/2-1/2 Exchange sac -> Perpetual
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 f-pawn advance leaks troubl
L De Veauce vs Keene, 1963  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Game 82 in 'Chess Praxis' by Aron Nimzowitsch.
Nimzowitsch vs Spielmann, 1927 
(A06) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 Stunning sacrifices, K walk
Neil Davis vs R Jamieson, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

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