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Bernhard Horwitz vs Henry Edward Bird
Match (1851), London ENG, rd 6, Aug-??
Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-30-06  sneaky pete: Staunton suggests 21... Nxf3 22.Bxb6 Nxe1 ("He might have obtained a strong but insecure attack by taking Kt with Kt, and sacrificing his Queen."). An improvement may be to execute this idea without first giving up the ferocious Gufeldian king's bishop against an innocent knight-on-the-rim, so 19... Nxd4 20.Be3 Nxf3 21.Bxb6 Nxe1 22.Bg1 .. (the miserable Karpovian queen's bishop in retreat) .. Rf1 when 23... Bc5 is threatened.
Mar-08-08  Knight13: One of the better draws by Bird.

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