Bird's Opening facts for kids
Bird's Opening is a chess opening characterised by the move: 1. f4.
Bird's is a flank opening. White's strategic ideas involve control of the e5-square. This offers some attacking chances at the expense of slightly weakening his own centre. The opening is rarely played by expert players. It is named after Henry Bird, a 19th century English player.
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