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John Washington Baird vs Henry Bird
6th American Chess Congress (1889), New York, NY USA, rd 20, Apr-25
Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61)  ·  1-0

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Dec-11-03  Whitehat1963: Bird is crushed in the Bird Defense of the Ruy Lopez. Notes by Lasker.
Dec-11-03  ughaibu: What's wrong with 11....Be6? I quite like this quick advance of the g and h-pawns, it seems in the spirit of this opening.
Dec-11-03  Whitehat1963: Nothing wrong with 11...Be6 as far as I can see.
Dec-11-03  Shadout Mapes: Are the notes by Lasker of Steinitz?
Nov-21-05  tintin: 11... Be6 12 Bb5 and Black still has to move his king anyway, but, i is still perhaps a better option. Any comments from people who might be better that me (and probably there are quite a few!)
Jun-26-06  sneaky pete: If 11... Be6 12.Qe5 .. white wins pawn g5, e.g. 12... Qf6 13.Bb5+ Kf8 14.Qxf6 Nxf6 15.Bxg5 .. etc.
Apr-04-08  Knight13: All because of 7...d5 and 12...Qf6 he gets THIS!!??

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