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🏆 Lasker - Bird (1892) Chess Event Description
This match was played in Newcastle upon Tyne, England from August 29 - September 2. The conditions: the winner of the match would be the first to win five games with draws not counting. The time limit was 20 moves per hour. ... [more]

Player: Emanuel Lasker

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lasker vs Bird 1-0641892Lasker - BirdC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
2. Bird vs Lasker 0-1421892Lasker - BirdA02 Bird's Opening
3. Lasker vs Bird 1-0361892Lasker - BirdB32 Sicilian
4. Bird vs Lasker 0-1431892Lasker - BirdC58 Two Knights
5. Lasker vs Bird 1-0431892Lasker - BirdB32 Sicilian
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  keypusher: Copied from a game page:

<iron maiden: This game was part of a mini-match these two played consisting of five games. Lasker won every one of them. Next to Fischer's wins over Taimanov and Larsen and Steinitz's win over Blackburne, this match was probably the most impressive shutout in chess history. >

Bird anticipated Taimanov by dropping a rook in game 4: Bird vs Lasker, 1892

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