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Amos Burn vs Henry Bird
Hastings (1895), Hastings ENG, rd 13, Aug-21
Dutch Defense: Classical Variation (A84)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Feb-23-08  Knight13: <All very fine chess indeed, but there appears to be no more than a draw, a just ending to a most interesting game.> Agreed 101%!!
Feb-23-08  Jim Bartle: Knight13 seems to be giving us all the Bird today.
Feb-23-08  MichAdams: Does <cg.com> hold stats on who the most ignored posters are?

I confess to having aspirations for a top 10 spot, but I recognise that I'm not in the same league as someone like <Knight13>.

Feb-23-08  Jim Bartle: Ah, the sweet innocence of the newer kibitzers, who know not the legend that was...ferociousbeast.
Mar-16-14  Vermit: The failure of Burn to play d5 is all the more curious as he used precisely this strategy to defeat Bird nine years in the same opening. See:

Burn vs Bird, 1886

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