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Henry Bird vs Emanuel Lasker
"Bird, Bird Bird. Bird is the Word." (game of the day Dec-28-2009)
Blitz (1892) (blitz), Newcastle ENG, Aug-??
Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21)  ·  1-0

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May-10-12  Llawdogg: What a game!
Mar-20-13  Wyatt Gwyon: ouch.
Aug-07-13  Doniez: Is this Lasker the same Lasker that we know as one of the greatest and strongest World Champion ???
Dec-16-13
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  Richard Taylor: Help! I feel better, I was getting wiped out online as Black against this. I just found it's called The Danish Gambit. Might try it myself!
Dec-16-13
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  Richard Taylor: < Doniez: Is this Lasker the same Lasker that we know as one of the greatest and strongest World Champion ??? >

Yes, which is why Anand should have wheeled it out against Carlsen. Just the ticket!

Mar-16-14  offramp: Poor black has to do everything except a belly dance to last even 12 moves.
Dec-18-15  joddon: why would a World Champion like Lasker pull out his Queen like a pure amateur.........SURPRISE THE HECK OUT OF ME.
Dec-18-15  RookFile: It was just a blitz game. Lasker was fooling around.
Feb-26-16
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  whiteshark: Me thinks, dis not one of Lasker's finest...
Feb-26-16  morfishine: Somebody needs to erase this game title
Feb-26-16
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  chancho: When you have a head to head record like this, http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... for Lasker getting mated in blitz by Bird was not exactly a blow to his ego.

Lasker probably had a nice laugh with Bird after this game.

Jun-12-16  Dhikey: 6.Qg5 was unnecessary.. By Lasker.. He had already had the advantage..6.Nc6 was the best move for black..
Sep-25-16  kishore4u: Its bird game
Oct-18-16  Aunt Jemima: Bird must have been smiling all night after this one! What an awesome game for him.
Oct-18-16
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  moronovich: Very blitzy !
Oct-09-17  kishore4u: Bird bird......bird
Mar-20-18  CheckMateEndsTheGame: Bird is the word. Explain king e2 please.
Mar-27-20
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  JointheArmy: I wonder if this might look like a Morphy-Lasker blitz game if they ever happened.

Morphy was undefeated against Bird, just fyi. ;)

Mar-27-20
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  JointheArmy: <Bird also had trouble against the LA Laskers, in the 1980s...>

This made me LOL.

Mar-29-20  morfishine: Spectators would flock to Bird's table to watch him play
Aug-19-20  schnarre: ...A Knight mate--insult to injury!
Feb-16-21
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  kingscrusher: Did these guys really use the chess clocks to play blitz chess back then - amazing. They also had fun just like the current generation right?!
Jul-21-21
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  kamalakanta: OUCH!
Dec-24-21  GilGandel: <morfishine: Spectators would flock to Bird's table to watch him play>

These days he'd be all over Twitter.

Dec-24-21
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  keypusher: < kingscrusher: Did these guys really use the chess clocks to play blitz chess back then - amazing.>

No. Probably a rapid transit game. E Simon vs Fine, 1945 (kibitz #4)

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