chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
Henry Edward Bird vs Joseph Henry Blackburne
London (1892), London ENG
Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Variation (A02)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Annotations by Joseph Henry Blackburne.      [148 more games annotated by Blackburne]

explore this opening
find similar games 36 more Bird/Blackburne games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: At the top of the page we display the common English name for the opening, followed by the ECO code (e.g. "A02"). The ECO codes are links that take you to opening pages.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-27-04  waddayaplay: Steinitz is a master at work.
Nov-19-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  aw1988: <waddayaplay> Yes, he is. Except this is a game between Bird and Blackburne. Perhaps Steinitz was watching from the audience, munching on popcorn.
Nov-19-04  Knight13: <wa1988> There are no machines that could make popcorns in the late 1800's.
Nov-19-04  Lawrence: <Popcorn carts were seen on every street always following the crowds after their invention in 1885. These were steam and gas poppers easily pushed through parks, fairs, carnivals, conventions and expositions.>
Jan-14-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  aw1988: Oh, whatever. Munch Munch Munch Munch much much much much butter/salt/junky stuff yumm.
Aug-27-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Xeroxx: <There are no machines that could make popcorns in the late 1800's.>

Not before they invented the popcorn machine.

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
Bird Opening: From Gambit Nf6 d4 Ne4
from BIRD OPENING - FROM GAMBIT by gambitfan
BIRD On The Bird's Opening-n-The Bird-Defence
by saveyougod
Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by JHB
from Walls, Nests and Feathered Friends by fredthebear
Bird Opening: From Gambit Nf6 d4 Ne4
from ANNOTATED GAMES by gambitfan
Gambito Fromm Compiled by InglesaNegra
by fredthebear
Bird Opening: From Gambit
from deniznba's seÁmeler(2) by deniznba
9...Bf5!
from Joseph Henry Blackburne by capybara
Gambito Fromm
by InglesaNegra
tactics 2
by tactics


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC