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Henry Edward Bird vs Jules Arnous de Riviere
ENG (1858), London
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51)  ·  1-0
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Jul-05-05  Knight13: Good maueuver of Knights by Bird.

Good game.

Jul-05-05  Giancarlo: <chessgames.com>
34.g4 is mate.
Jul-03-13
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  Phony Benoni: <"...And his speed and sparkle and eccentricity must have interested Morphy himself, to the degree that he took down some of Bird's games. That's a thought worth more than a stone monument. I like the picture of Morphy, paper and pencil in hand, recording the Bird maneuvers...

"This is the game which, as clerk of the evening, Paul Morphy 'took down' in 1859.

"Young Bird had no stage fright."> -- William Ewart Napier.

Jul-03-13  JoergWalter: <he took down some of Bird's games.>

I thought Morphy had a fantastic memory?

Jul-04-13
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  offramp: Morphy used a pencil. He wasn't allowed a pen as he was on suicide watch.
Apr-12-16
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  Calli: More likely the year is 1859 than 1858 because I don't think Riviere was in London in '58
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