white's king on a cross-followed by bias epaulette mate
Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2007
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 53 moves, 0-1
merry-go-round mate in the offing
J Polgar vs Hellers, 1993
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0
white makes BU BU-misses merry-go-round mate threat
Milov vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2007
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1
great stalemate trap,alas,missed by black
M Klinova vs D Spence, 2006
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 1-0
a game on a divided board
W Schmidt vs P Enders, 1981
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1
brillqueen sac-long distant attack
Podgaets vs Zaichik, 1986
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 25 moves, 1-0
better than Marshall's gold piece game!!!
Maric vs Gligoric, 1962
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1
rainbow of knights and bishops---added to queen sac!
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0
yet another rainbow of knights and bishops
V Sultanov vs S Kamaletdinov, 2011
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0
the original "rainbow"
S S Dodge vs J Houghteling, 1905
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1
The Greek Church
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0
mortar and bricks-
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2008
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 43 moves, 1-0
Cavaliers occupy king and queen's thrones
A Foldeak vs F Nagy, 1942
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0
only two conected passed pawns vs queen-but a winner!
K Bischoff vs J Nogueiras, 1998
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 40 moves, 1-0
the four paired castles make a pretty picture
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1929
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2
mate by pawn and knight-aided by a long-distance bishop
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0
a crazy conclusion-looks like a helper
D Norwood vs Gelfand, 1987
(A36) English, 41 moves, 0-1
queen sac leads to neat mate in two
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0
rook sac leads to fine finish
Smeets vs Le Quang Liem, 2008
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 47 moves, 0-1
five pawns-and a rook (as sentry) mate the king
P Morten vs B Rider, 2003
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0
elementary stalemate trap
Matulovic vs Suttles, 1970
(B06) Robatsch, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2
mass suicide by black's major pieces
Romero Holmes vs B Kantsler, 2002
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2
either the queen must block her king...or abandon him
L Schandorff vs W Zili, 1995
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 0-1
advanced pawn,rooks together,and strong bishop
Ragozin vs Bondarevsky, 1946
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0
a "Coy" queen sac 9/7/09
H Mueller vs O Bernstein, 1934
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1
king driven to rival's home
E Formanek vs J Bradford, 1979
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1
five checks in six turns/rook interposed in cross check.
Portisch vs Pinter, 1984
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1
the perfect square-4 pawns on the floor.
D Howell vs P H Nielsen, 2010
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 25 moves, 1-0
queen sac to a corridor mate.
M W Haug vs Robson, 2009
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1
smothered mate----anastasia's mate.
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1
R-T mate vs a castled king
K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1
rook sac,dbl ch,and epaulette mate!
Nenarokov vs P Romanovsky, 1927
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1
an ingenius way to save the draw!
M Czerniak vs K Langeweg, 1966
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2
queen and bishop dance.
W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0
Anastasia's mate with a twist.
Casas vs L Piazzini, 1952
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 14 moves, 1-0
white's king is "mated" by black's king on last row.
B Kurz vs K Treybal, 1904
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1
a zebra sixth row:bwbwbwb
D Shevelev vs Bagirov, 1997
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0
black can mate with queen sac or more coyly
T Coleman vs P H Fields, 2011
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1
the Great Leningrad Pyramid!
Petrosian vs Petrovsky, 1946
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0
reverse pyramid...or V...at move 39!
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0
there are about three lines that lead to pieces' mate.
NN vs W Curran, 1876
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1
love the collection of pawns at the end.
Svidler vs R Mamedov, 2010
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 60 moves, 1-0
Five discovered mates to come!
Nguyen Hoang Tuan vs Nguyen Xuan Quang, 2005
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0
triple pawns AND a queen sac.
Rohde vs B M Kogan, 1986
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 32 moves, 1-0