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Wilhelm Steinitz vs Henry Bird
Match (1866), London ENG, rd 15, Sep-??
French Defense: Classical. Normal Variation (C13)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Oct-08-06  Knight13: White's position was worse, so a draw was good enough.
Oct-08-06  aw1988: Actually, since Black forced the perpetual check, it's hard to say White's position is worse...
Oct-08-06  Knight13: <aw1988> Yeah, you're right. White's threat of Rd5 and Black's rook getting trapped on b8 is a problem. And don't forget about Black's king weakness! :)
Oct-08-06  aw1988: Never mind Rd5, I think the real threat is Rd7!

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