Magnus Carlsen has twice played the move 1.f4, including once in classical chess. Both games are annotated in the database (by Yermolinsky and Peter Heine Nielsen). Henrik Danielsen (82 games) and Artur Jakubiec (74) are the greatest specialists in the Bird Opening. The threshold for inclusion on the database was an average for the game of Elo 2350.
System requirements (Minimum): Desktop PC or Notebook, Windows 10, 8.1, 2 GB RAM, and Fritz 14, 15, 16, 17 or ChessBase 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and DVD drive for DVDs / for Downloads no DVD drive required.
In addition to the main two moves 1.e4 and 1.d4, there are also 1.c4 and 1.Nf3 which are considered very solid and respectable ways to start the game. But White can also permit himself to start with 1.b3, 1.g3 or even 1.f4 or 1.b4.=> More products: Other Openings
The database shows the games list. With a double click on a game, the game is loaded. By clicking on the tab Players you can sort the list by frequency. By doing this you can examine the games of Danielsen or Jakubiec further who have played the opening a lot.
Games can be replayed and examined with an engine or likewise with a powerbook.