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James Mason vs Henry Edward Bird
New York (1876)
Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25)  ·  1-0
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Jun-08-05  prinsallan: Mason simplifying the endgame to the extreme, with another win vs Bird.
Jun-08-05  prinsallan: 43. c5

game over.

Apr-04-08  Knight13: Unsuccessful attack by Bird on the kingside. Mason, knowing that it will fail, tried to keep the center in his favor. And he did, Bird got shot down, and he won. Perhaps Bird should've played for a ...d5 advance?
Apr-04-08  mistreaver: But wasn't d5 square always securely under white's control?
Apr-04-08  Knight13: <mistreaver: But wasn't d5 square always securely under white's control?> Maybe Rd7 Rhd8 and then d5. Better than just sitting there doing nothing and wating for 43. c5! to happen.
Apr-04-08  mistreaver: <Maybe Rd7 Rhd8 and then d5.> But that would be very hard as white can do the same thing with more efficence as his c and e pawns restrain that push
Feb-28-09  WhiteRook48: defeating a bird
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