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Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Henry Edward Bird
London (1887)
French Defense: Normal Variation (C00)  ·  1-0

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Mar-14-07  Knight13: 11...Be7 <A needless retreat. f5 or Rc8 was better.> Bird wanted to play ...Nb4. It wasn't a wasted move. (I didn't say Rc8 or f5 is bad)

<Weakening the King's quarters. It were better to have endured the Knight at g5.> Why? Knight on g5 looks really annoying for Black. Maybe because of the Bg6 and king-vulnerable... But I don't see it.

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