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Henry Edward Bird vs Adolf Anderssen
London (1857)
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  1-0


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Nov-16-04  Knight13: 20. Nxh6+! Nice sacrifice! 25... Nd7?! it dosen't look like a good move to me.

Good game.

Dec-12-04  Chessmaster 9000: 35... Nd7? leads to 36. Bh5 Bxh5 37. Qxh5 Rb8 38. Rg3 Re8 39. Rxg7 Re1+ 40. Kh2 Kxg7 41. Qg4+ Kf7 42. Qxd7+ Re7 43. Qf5 Kg7 44. Qg4+ Kf7 45. Qh5+ Kg7 46. Qf3 (Time=0:27, Depth=3/11). Better is 35... Rb8, leading to 36. Qg4 Be8 37. Qf5 c6 38. Bh5 Bxh5 39. Qxh5 d5 40. Qg6 Ne4.

This game is mate in eight. 38... Kg8 39. Qxe8+ Kh7 40. Rg3 Rb1+ 41. Kh2 Rh1+ 42. Kxh1 Bf8 43. Bg6+ Kg8 44. Be4+ Ng4 45. Rxg4 Kh8 46. Qxf8# (Time=0:00, Depth=1/5)

Apr-03-06  TylerD: wonderful game. The greatest tactician of his time gets outwitted in his own style
Aug-17-08  Matt SVK: Good game.
Feb-02-11  Whitehat1963: Awesome game! A pair of caculators at their best!
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