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Timothy Taylor vs Julio Becerra Rivero
HB Global Chess Challenge (2005), Minneapolis, MN USA, rd 9, May-22
Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Variation (A02)  ·  1-0

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Jan-01-06  notyetagm: Nice win by IM Taylor over the From's Gambit versus the Bird Opening. His new book on the Bird is available from the USCF at http://uscfsales.com/item.asp?cID=1....
Aug-20-07  adnol: What do you guys think about 27. h2+ as a best move for white? How would this alter the game for both white and black, and wouldn't this cause rather serious trouble for black?

Thanks for all the replies,

Apr-15-08  parmetd: I think that 10 c3 is a ? e4! And definitely a more cynical person would simply say 1. f4? but certainly 27 h2+ is more a move that has the threat than the punch. The threat of doing this lies more. Remember black has gambitted a pawn for play and neither side seems to recall this in this passive, pawn grabbing crap that leads to an easy endgame for white.
Apr-15-08  Alphastar: <parmetd: I think that 10 c3 is a ? e4!>

10. e4? Nxd4! White cannot take on d4 with the queen because of 11. ..Bxg3+ winning the queen. Hence white plays 10. c3 protecting d4 and stopping ideas like Nb4 before continuing.

Apr-15-08  parmetd: sorry you're right I meant to say c4.
Mar-23-09  niemzo: I think 11...Bf5 transposing to this game T Rendle vs Kotronias, 2005 would be better. It forces e4 and the square can no longer be used by the knight, as in this game.
May-15-15  Compound Error: S'pose you meant 27. h2+ is best move for black? But white king will dodge it, and still have a bishop and rook protecting h1 queening square. Black queen has to protect h8 rook and therefore cannot step aside from that file allowing the rook to protect the pawn. Or black queen and pawn would be exchanged for white rook and bishop in other scenario. Nope, if you try to calculate the position it doesn't work.
Feb-16-19
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  louispaulsen88888888: From’s Gambit is fun but comes up a bit short. Black doesn’t quite get enough for the pawn. In this game, 13...Rh5!? might be an improvement over f5. Still, I would prefer White.

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