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f3 & f6 Kside structures leak if Qs still aboard
Compiled by fredthebear
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This site is mostly e4-f3 gambits, Sicilians, some 150 Attacks against the Pirc/Modern, and the King's Indian Defense. Sorry, there are no Breyer or Muzio Gambits here; that's all in with the King's Gambit. The Dutch Defense gambits are going into their own collection as well but have not been removed from here yet.

Pawn to f3 is used to support e4 (sometimes g4 in a pawn storm), but it also creates quite a leak in the king's shield. It weakens as much or more than it strengthens. Pawn to g4 is more often associated with support from h3 instead of f3, but it does depend upon the opening.

Thank you jungol, RayDelColle, sneaky pete.

A simple example of one weakness that occurs in this collection
Findley vs B Wall, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 9 moves, 0-1

White Q aims at mating square; Black must give material away
G Pashos vs F Papastathi, 2001 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

The safe 1...e6 delivers Fool's Mate
I Skrypin vs A Glebov, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 2 moves, 0-1

The worst way to start a chess game.
Van Kessel vs Rensen, 1990 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 3 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game 2...f6? (C20) 1-0 Laugher
Alekhine vs NN, 1936 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Damiano 8. h4 h5 9. Bxb7 Bxb7 10. Qf5+ Kh6 11. d4+ g5 12. Qf7
P Korhonen vs Chai Chin Lim, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Bad 1...f6 (A00) 0-1 Exchanges aid Fried Fox defense?!?!
R Kruis vs C van Dongen, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 80 moves, 0-1

Here's an 1...f6?! The results are hard to believe
Morphy vs T Barnes, 1858 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Barnes Opening: Walkerling (A00) 1-0 1 defender isn't enough
H Walkerling vs Nagy, 1930 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Gedult Opening/Barnes Opening 1.f3 turned into a gambit
Boquay vs NN, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

1.f3?! C-K (A00) 1-0 neat trapped piece combo into # pattern
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: 3 pawns attk (A00) 0-1White is better
S Lower vs J Luchan, 2015 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Polish Exchange Line (A00) 1-0 Windmill just in time
K Volke vs M Schaefer, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 Promotion battery
Wu Wenjin vs Li Bo, 2005 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

1.Nf3 d5 English (A06) 1-0 Bishops playground
Nakamura vs Topalov, 2019 
(A06) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Zukertort / Reversed Benoni (A06) 1-0 Spearheads
Aronian vs V S Gujrathi, 2020 
(A06) Reti Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

KIA/Closed Sicilian Bg2, Nge2, f4 1-0 Gain space, up the excha
Karpov vs A Chistiakov, 1966
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 75 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 1-0 Rippin' it apart a piece at a time
A Anastasian vs Sakaev, 2006 
(A09) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Defense. General (A10) 0-1
M Lomineishvili vs A Gara, 2004 
(A10) English, 37 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Bogoljubow II (A12) 0-1 cluster flub
K Ozols vs Bogoljubov, 1939
(A12) English with b3, 28 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. New York System (A12) 1-0 Underpromo
S Bogdanovich vs Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy, 2017 
(A12) English with b3, 86 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1/2-1/2 No break thru
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1967
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Troger Defense (A21) 0-1 Dramatic!
Seirawan vs Suttles, 1981 
(A21) English, 41 moves, 0-1

K's English. Kramnik-Shirov Counter (A21) 0-1 Late Discovered+
Nepomniachtchi vs Anand, 2019 
(A21) English, 77 moves, 0-1

King's English. Two Knts' Smyslov System (A22) 1-0The 4 Corners
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2020 
(A22) English, 46 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4 Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 2017 Game of the Year
Anand vs Caruana, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Audacious K walk
Wojtaszek vs Z Pakleza, 2010 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Horwitz Def/Reversed Colle-Zuke (A40) 1-0 - The Exch
Tartakower vs Yates, 1930 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Early 150 Attack vs Modern / Pirc Def (A40) 1-0
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1909 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

Wade Defense: General (A41) 1-0 Premature resignation?
Golod vs Shulman, 1989
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 1-0 Irregular drops pieces
Kotov vs R Wade, 1952 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42) 1-0 Uncastled K loses
Bobotsov vs O M Hindle, 1967 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42) 1-0 Namesake win
Averbakh vs C Kottnauer, 1960 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 22 moves, 1-0

Barry/150A BxBg7 vs Gruenfeld (A45) 1-0Castle opposite, P storm
A Kashlinskaya vs I Videnova, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 Impressive Attack
Keene vs Minic, 1975 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A46) 1-0 Pawns upon the 5th fall
Bronstein vs C Zuidema, 1964 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Var. General (A46) 1-0 Q drops in #
M Fleischer vs R Larson, 1949
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

perhaps GM Andy Soltis called this "Tal's last great game."
Tal vs Lautier, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 1-0

London System vs KID Yugoslav (A48) 0-1 Who's better w/out Qs?
Polugaevsky vs Gufeld, 1979 
(A48) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

Colle System vs KID/ Dbl KP (A48) 0-1
G Newmann vs Keene, 1962 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

King's Indian. Fianchetto Bg2 vs Bg7 (A49) 0-1 Black keeps adv
H Karner vs Ehlvest, 1985
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 27 moves, 0-1

"New in Chess - Tactics Training - Bobby Fischer"
C Gardner vs Fischer, 1957 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 39 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 No ordinary amateur
G Abrahams vs J Cukierman, 1936 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Mexican Defense: General (A50) 0-1 Discovered Attack w/Check
Miroslav Vlk vs R Cvek, 2001 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 FSR explains
F Rhine vs D Bungo, 2013 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def: Alekhine Var (A52) 1-0 "Charity" Q+ & fork EAD
Bogoljubov vs Prokes, 1922 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 Krasnov needs kibitz
S Krasnov vs Kholmov, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

A70 1-0 55 cramped White rallies
Portisch vs Benjamin, 1987 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 55 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Nc6, e6 French (C10) 1-0 Black had a perpetual
So vs I Rogers, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Simul
Capablanca vs C W Brown, 1929 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Schiller-Pytel Var (B01) 1-0 Double Attack
Karjakin vs Karpov, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1/2-1/2 Clean
Sveshnikov vs Morozevich, 1994 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1 Nailed in both corners
J Tsalicoglou vs Keene, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Bg7, Bb7 vs Bc4, Nge2 (B06) 1-0 Promotion & Mate
A Reprintsev vs E Schiller, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Black loses his Queen early but manages to win a QvN endgame
J L Burden vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Norwegian Defense (B06) 0-1 Blitz
Anand vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07)1-0 Philidor's Legacy in 3 moves
Kasparov vs Wahls, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 17 straight pawn moves
E J Diemer vs T Heiling, 1984 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Odd line (B10) 1-0Both f3 & f6; Spearhead decides
J T Barendregt vs Botvinnik, 1966 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Stunning final shot!
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Watson's Mastering the Chess Openings I, Ch. 3, p. 54 P Chains
Short vs Seirawan, 1990
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Pin to win
N Davies vs M Surtees, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

BCM, December 1994, page 643 ' Still Hunting for Artistry.'
Bronstein vs H Hunt, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Variation (B13) 0-1 Weekender
Daan in 't Veld vs R Hennipman, 2001
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Exchange Sac, Boden's Attack
Balashov vs D Saulin, 1994 
(B20) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Alapin-like (B21) 1-0 21.?
D Myers vs S Gschwendtner, 2015 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21) 0-1 R on the 8th
R Griffith / T Ross / F Ruffer vs Capablanca, 1911 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1Counter attacks
Peter Korning vs F M Semprun Martinez, 2016 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 50 moves, 0-1

Sic Alapin vs 2...Qa5!? (B22) 0-1 Dr. T violates own principles
Alapin vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2c3 Nf6 3e5 Alapin (B22) 1-0Black's B pair no match Ps
Ponomariov vs Taimanov, 1998 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian UnClosed 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B23) 1-0 W sacrifices 4 pieces
A Neiksans vs D Paiva, 2018 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 Don't help your opponent
M Petraki vs A Stiri, 2001 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 10.Nc7+, outnumber h7
Keres vs I Raud, 1931 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Def
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Rossolimo Var (B31) 1/2-1/2 Missed wins
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

OldSicilian Bg7: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B31) 1-0 Blitz ?s
Svidler vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Early R sac for attack opposite
B Jonsson vs Susan Polgar, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open 3...d5? (B32) 1-0 Minors charge, majors pin
Boleslavsky vs Gurgenidze, 1960 
(B32) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Radjabov rejects X, plays for more
Radjabov vs Tiviakov, 2007 
(B32) Sicilian, 75 moves, 1-0

Sicilian-French. Westerinen Attack 5.Bb2 (B40) 0-1 Magazine tip
Westerinen vs Tal, 1973 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
N Faulks vs Granda Zuniga, 2010 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 0-1 Sniping Pawns
L Kovacs vs Polugaevsky, 1965
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Canal Attk. Haag Gambit (B51) 1-0Mutual Exch Sacs
Miroslav Markovic vs A Kovacevic, 1998
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 70 moves, 1-0

Game 27 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
V Gergenreder vs Moskaliev, 1937 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Early deviations (B75) 1-0 B, Q sac
A Beni vs I Anagnostou, 1954 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1/2- 23rd Century C
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1/2-Sacrificial prize
Polgar vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 742: Chess Informant Best Games 701-800
Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 Powerful king hunt
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Unstoppable c-pawn march
Grischuk vs Fressinet, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

So what was the reasonable alternative in the endgame?
M Kobalia vs Khismatullin, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 84 moves, 0-1

French, Two Knights Var (C00) 0-1 Swap Q's, gain space; f3&f6
T M Mok vs Korchnoi, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

French Two Knights (C00) 1-0 P lever aids White battery
I Rogers vs R Witt, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: 2.Ne2?! (C00) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Tartakower vs Fine, 1937 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French Nc6 (C00) 1-0 Heated Kingsides
Ljubojevic vs Vaganian, 1974 
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 R sac offers upon K's shield
M Krajnak vs T Petrik, 2003
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights Var (C00) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 13.?
Tseshkovsky vs I Polgar, 1964 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 B pair vs N pair into promo race
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C01) French, Exchange, 115 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 from Qside to Kside
Tartakower vs Reti, 1909 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed 8...f6 (C05) 0-1 Two warriors duel
Kupreichik vs M Gurevich, 1985 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 66 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Castled K wins
L Barden vs R Wade, 1959
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Huebner vs Korchnoi, 1980 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 63 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Lasting pin
Keres vs F Koberl, 1950
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 0-1 f6 & f3?
Stein vs Spassky, 1967 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Nice eX sequence
Keres vs Portisch, 1961 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Worrall, 1880  
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0
Unzicker vs J H Donner, 1964
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exch (C13) 0-1 Outside passer
W Ridley vs A Wallace, 1891 
(C13) French, 39 moves, 0-1

Marshall sends a black steamroller down the middle.
J Esser vs Marshall, 1911 
(C15) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Fingerslip Var (C15) 1-0 P storm opens h-file
A J Love vs P Paris, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance (C18) 0-1 Chewing up White's Kside
Radjabov vs Kovalenko, 2015 
(C18) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned P (C18) 1-0 h-pawn thrusts, exchange s
Polgar vs Timman, 1992 
(C18) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C18) 0-1 Simul Dbl, Dbl R sacs!!
Fischer vs C Powell, 1964 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1/2-1/2
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1958 
(C18) French, Winawer, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Def (C21) 1-0 Interference!
Marshall vs Duras, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 81 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack! vs Bg7 (C22) 1-0 Clever pin work
M Dupre-Guegan vs I Ginguene, 2000 
(C22) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: General (C23) 0-1 Connected passers
Sheldon vs Philidor, 1790 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Reversed Spanish (C26) 1/2-1/2
J Mieses vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C26) Vienna, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Black center P fork trick; W batteries
M Sebag vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Zugzwang finish
A Evenson vs Alekhine, 1916 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Staunton (C42) 1/2- Razor-sharp
Jakovenko vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 0-1 Pins
R Valverde Fuentes vs C Barrios Zamora, 2001
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0Stockfish
Anand vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Lolli Var (C44) 1-0 Passer settles famous game
Edinburgh vs London, 1826 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Notes by Tarrasch; Discovery+
J Mieses vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 0-1 White cannot hold his pawns
R Zelcic vs K Georgiev, 2006
(C45) Scotch Game, 74 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C44) 0-1 A New England Legend
D Edelman vs J A Curdo, 1983 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt (C45) 1-0 Might as well try a Reti Swindle
O Ulvestad vs J Cross, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47) 1-0 A knight on the rim is d
A Muzychuk vs A Mezioud, 2012 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 P storm w/R battery
Anderssen vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Hein Cntrgambit (C51) 1-0 Stockfish
Anderssen vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Greco's #
Lutikov vs B Malisov, 1968 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attk (C55) 1-0 Well-orchestrated advan
D Mastrovasilis vs A Pavlidis, 2009
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2Knights Def. Ulvestad (C57) 1-0 Killer baby puns
Rossolimo vs R Wade, 1950 
(C57) Two Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. 6.Bb5+ Be7 (C58) 1-0 R Skewer
Morozevich vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Q sac removes defender
E J H Schmidt vs Paulsen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Black controls the open lines
J F Barry vs Lasker, 1903 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Remove the Defender
Caruana vs Aronian, 2019 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Internet Showdown
Caruana vs So, 2020 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Closed Wolf Var (C66) 0-1 Stockfish
Euwe vs Capablanca, 1922 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange Variation (C68) 1-0 Zugzwang finish
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1908 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Lutikov Var (C68) 0-1 Damiano's Mate
Aronian vs A Vajda, 1995 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 Qside B&N
J T Barendregt vs Sliwa, 1961 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C74) 0-1 Careful Def
Tal vs Gligoric, 1959 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Schoolboys
W Ramsey vs R Taylor, 1963 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed (C84) 0-1 W took a pawn & Black took control
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2015 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 51 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Keres' Three on the 3rd Mate
B Malksoo vs Keres, 1940 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Worrall Attk Delayed 0-0 (C86) 1-0 Promo #
Keres vs J Turn, 1943 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Both go after the c2/c7 squares
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Levitsky Attack 2...f6 (D00) 1-0 Basic threats
E Cordova vs A Kovalyov, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

P-Q4: Stonewall Attack f3 vs Bg4 (D00) 1-0 half-open c-file
R Grau vs C J Corte, 1929
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

P-Q4: Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Hemmed in by his own men
B Muschik vs L Laustsen, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 h-file battery
Y Vilner vs A A Smorodsky, 1927 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 Surprise central breakthru
K Richter vs Baratz, 1931 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 Attack a more important piece
Opocensky vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1925 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Anti-Torre/Reversed Trompowsky (D02) 0-1 Attrition
Owen vs Blackburne, 1888
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

QGD 5.e4 dxe4 (D02) 0-1 Marshall's minor piece mate
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0Stockfish notes; Famous puzzle 47.?
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

London System vs Bb7 Tartakower's Def (D02) 1-0 KEG annotates
Von Scheve vs A Reggio, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Emil Sutovsky called 27.. Rh1 most beautiful move of the year!
Aronian vs Rapport, 2016 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 First K to advance
D Fridgeirsson vs M Karlsson, 2009
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Exchange. Schallopp(D12) 1-0 3...Bf5 4.c4 transposes QGD
Koltanowski vs A G Conde, 1936 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Exchange. Symmetrical Line (D14) 1-0 Stockfish
Kamsky vs Carlsen, 2005 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Same as Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928
C Staldi vs I Pleci, 1937 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Game 88 in Mammoth Book -Greatest Games (Nunn/Burgess/Emms)
Gelfand vs Anand, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 43: Chess Duels by Yasser Seirawan
Karpov vs Seirawan, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 216 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Kasparov vs Polgar, 1997 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD. Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Notes by Lasker
Vidmar vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 78 moves, 0-1

Game 100 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Prague Variation. M.L. (D34) 0-1Interference!
H Machelett vs R Slobodjan, 2007
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

QGD Harrwitz Attack. 2 Knts Def. Blockade (D37) 1-0 Dbl R sac
Aronian vs Caruana, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 30.?
Botvinnik vs Szabo, 1946 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern Variation. Normal Line (D55) 0-1 Remove the Guard
J Moeller vs Leonhardt, 1907 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 51 in Capablanca's Best Games by Harry Golombek
Capablanca vs J Mieses, 1928 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Capablanca System (D67) 0-1 Stockfish
Carlsen vs Harald Furnes, 2000 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 51 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Arabian Mate Awaits
Fine vs Dake, 1933 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Goglidze Attk (D70) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy str
Dake vs J Schmitt, 1949 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Simagin's Improved (D86) 0-1 N&B sacs!
Spassky vs Suetin, 1958 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 53 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Spassky Var (D87) 1-0 Dynamic exch sac
Topalov vs Shirov, 2008 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Spassky Var (D87) 1-0 Candidates Match
Bronstein vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Def.Keres Def. Transpositional (E00) 1-0 P sac attk
Shirov vs D King, 1990 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Which Q wins out?
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian ML (E12) 0-1Minority Attack bxc6 counter
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Kasparov Attk (E12) 0-1 Moscow
Dreev vs Tiviakov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

QID. Spassky System (E14) 1-0 Opposition of Kings Mate
Petrosian vs W Pietzsch, 1958 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch (E20) 1-0 21.Qh4
Khenkin vs T Jugelt, 2011
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 1-0 Simul slaughter on the diagonals
Carlsen vs B Berkowitz, 2016
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Capa fights back after blundering a piece!
Saemisch vs Capablanca, 1929 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 62 moves, 1-0

Game 31 in 'Botvinnik: Move by Move' by Cyrus Lakdawala.
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Connected Ps
Saemisch vs Reti, 1928 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 69 moves, 1-0

NID. Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Order in the ranks
Berliner vs H Bullwinkel, 1955 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 243: My Best 300 Games by Anatoly Karpov
Shirov vs Karpov, 1992 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E35) 1-0Heavily annotated
Capablanca vs Euwe, 1931 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 Jackpot!
A Haik vs Skembris, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

G99 in My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 1-0 Correspondence
P Singleton vs T I Casswell, 1954 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Keres Var (E53) 0-1 Passer
Gligoric vs Keres, 1959 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 0-1

BFTC: Page 328, box 271 (Position after 38...Ra8)
J de Souza Mendes vs Fischer, 1959 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Notes by Mateo
Wang Hao vs E Inarkiev, 2008 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 43 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Double Fianchetto (E82) 0-1 Cramped
M Tamburini vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate!
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 1
Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Closed Var (E87) 0-1 Kingside battle
Portisch vs Benko, 1955 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 36 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Bronstein Def (E87) 0-1 early Q exit
B Spycher vs Piket, 1986 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 36 moves, 0-1

KID Petrosian Var. Normal Def (E93) 1-0 Philidor would be proud
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Explosive!
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz (C46) 0-1 EL makes an EG of it
Schiffers vs Lasker, 1895 
(C46) Three Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Italian Classical, Atypical (C53) 1-0 Terrific manuevering
Euwe vs A van Foreest, 1921 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Variation (B70) 1-0 Pyrotechnics w/Pins
Mike vs Viktor, 1980 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

$ic Dragon Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 $upport # next
A Suarez Real vs A Alonso Alvarez, 2014 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 1-0, 27 moves; smothered #
S Sloan vs Gina Sanchez, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Italian Game (A00) 0-1 Another losing f3
Kieseritzky vs H H Boncourt, 1839 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / Reversed Benoni (A00) 0-1 Bold kNight entry
Cvetko Jaksa vs U Kobe, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Superior heavy piece play
R E Rushbrook vs Keene, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening. KID vs Sokolsky Attack(A00) 0-1 P problem grows
J Sander vs Korchnoi, 1985
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Polish 1.b4 c5 Birmingham Gambit (A00) 1-0 Swallow's Tail #
B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Myers Defense / Reversed Polish (A02) 1-0 Video!
H Danielsen vs S B Hansen, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Rob pins, Discovered+
Bird vs F Riemann, 1883 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anti-Anti-Grünfeld(A17) 1-0 FJMnotes
Santasiere vs Marshall, 1941  
(A17) English, 24 moves, 0-1

King's English. Three Knights System (A27) 0-1 c4 yourself!
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

King's English. 4 Knts Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 Block backward pawn
Smyslov vs Romanishin, 1979 
(A28) English, 33 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0
A Lesiege vs I Zugic, 2001
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 21 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Hog on 7th
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Declined (A40) 0-1 Fishing Pole Attack on h-file
H Krebs vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

English Defense (A10) 0-1, 12 moves, attack on f2, deflection
D Pergericht vs J P Boudre, 1988 
(A10) English, 12 moves, 0-1

English Opening: English Defense (A40) 0-1 R sac for initiative
R A Allicock vs D King, 2005 
(A10) English, 20 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense (A40) 1-0 Safe and solid White play
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Colle 3.c3 vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Nifty N & R tactics
A Benderac vs D Heron, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: General (A45) 0-1 Don't play this way
Muskietorz vs J Salt, 1958 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit. Accptd (A45) 0-1 Ugly
V Drueke vs F Baranowski, 1982 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Indian Game, Paleface Attack
G Welling vs B Huemmer, 1982 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Edge Variation (A45) 1-0 Stunning Discovery
Mamedyarov vs Polgar, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Discovery Q trap, or Smothered Mate
C Landenbergue vs M Roeder, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Control the center, snip a pawn
K Paterek vs M Zajac, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 Odd play grants you a mini loss
Van der Wiel vs Kasparov, 1982 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Transposes to B-D Gambit
Kasparov vs M P Carneiro, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game (A45) 0-1 Yet another early f3 loss.
K Helling vs L Engels, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Budapest, Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 Resembles Ryder&Staunton G
Toldsepp vs Keres, 1934 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense/KID (A53) 1-0 Q trap on the K's flank
Rune Andersen vs J R Kristensen, 2001 
(A53) Old Indian, 13 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Normal (A55) 1-0 f6 Constriction
Schlechter vs Tarrasch, 1903 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 26 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var f3, f6 (A57) 1-0 Remove the G
Wojtaszek vs E Sharapov, 2001 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. 4 Pawns Attack. ML (A69) 1-0 Fightin' chess indeed!
Szabo vs Timman, 1975 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Tartakower Var (A82) 1-0 Fabulous Q grab
Bronstein vs H Dobosz, 1976 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 0-1 Risky business
L Goldsmith vs C M Fisher, 1875 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 Hanging Bishop
T Lunn vs S Williams, 2006
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 18 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 g-file demolition
Sakaev vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Kennedy. Linksspringer Variation (B00)
D H Campora vs Miles, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense 3...f5 4.f3 (B00) 1-0 Rob the pin & get after 'em!
C M Fisher vs Robert Smith, 1873 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. transposes to Hippo (B00) 1-0 aesthetic or pathetic?
Ivanchuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Var. Paulsen Attack (B00) 0-1Side-to-s
Paulsen vs Alapin, 1889 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

Owen Def: Shamkovich/Hippo (B00) 0-1 N+ busts overworked R
A Stangl vs N Gaprindashvili, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Black's P shield melts; f6 not so good!
F Manca vs N Gaprindashvili, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr, Main Lines. Mieses Var 1-0 kingside pawn roller
Nunn vs P Madsen, 1994 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Lasker Var (B01) 1-0 Pretty pawn thrusts!
Karpov vs I Rogers, 1983 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Portuguese Var (B01) 0-1 Butt-ugly play by White
Timoshenko vs R M D P de Almeida, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Portuguese Gambit (B01) 0-1 Cross pin on open file
V Dimitrov vs K Spraggett, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Portuguese Variation (B01) 0-1 Stunning!
F Halwick vs Roberto Pe Ang, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian 3...Bb5+ Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Q+ and fork LPDO R
Fischer vs V Bergraser, 1967 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Discovery #
A Deloup vs J M Dubois, 1989 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K-P Fianchetto (B06) 1-0, 25 moves Zwischenzug
M Kravtsiv vs Y Vovk, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Robatsch/Modern (B06) 0-1 Nxg4 Sac begins break through
Butnorius vs Tal, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1Penetrate, Remove guard, Add attackers
A Barrett vs M Rakic, 2012
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Wild offers, pins prevail
Kupreichik vs Murey, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Open h-file
S Mariotti vs Andersson, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Very clever!
Speelman vs Azmaiparashvili, 1994 
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 150 Attack Miniature
Beliavsky vs Kuzmin, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 17 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Byrne Var (B07) 0-1 Pirc plays his Pirc & W cramps?!
Szabo vs Pirc, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 56 moves, 0-1

Pirc, Chinese Variation Be2, g4 (B07) 1-0 The Chinese Immortal
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1/2-1/2 Black fortress
Giri vs Caruana, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Trapped Knight; LTN, 56, Diagram #2
Dreev vs H Saldano Dayer, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense f3, g4 (B07) 1-0 White's Kside climbs like vines
Anand vs Chernin, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 TCSC #145
Anand vs F Izeta Txabarri, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

The White kNight gets corraled on the edge
N Xanthopoulos vs N Karlis, 2001 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern (B10) 1-0
A Srebrnic vs A Cast, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

The Mammoth Book of Chess by Burgess.
Tartakower vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Game 101 My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs Przepiorka, 1929 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Well OK then
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

It's a doozy, and legitimate this time?!
C van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 54 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Bayonet Attk (B12) 0-1 16...Na6!!
P Hulshof vs L'Ami, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance, Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1 Decisive passers
Topalov vs Anand, 1999 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 56: Starting out: The Caro-Kann by Joe Gallagher
Mitkov vs Dreev, 2000 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def Panov Attk 4...e5 pseudo Albin CG (B13) 0-1 Simul
Alekhine vs M Scholtz, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Von Hennig Gambit (B15) · 0-1
Short vs Bareev, 2000 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 60 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Maroczy Bind
Matulovic vs Z Vospernik, 1955 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Crushing pins like daggers
Jobava vs Nepomniachtchi, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 47 moves, 1-0

Sic 2.c3 Alapin, Stoltz Attack (B22) 1-0 White rook rides high!
Tiviakov vs Lagno, 2012 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 38 moves, 1-0

Notes by Eric Schiller; Delayed Keres Attack (B23)
E Schiller vs M Paolozzi, 1981  
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

B27 0-1 39 2 half-open files
B Yildiz vs Koneru, 2012 
(B27) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

B32 1-0 23 The Famous Knight Leap to d5
Sherzer vs Larsen, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian; Sac, shift gears, plant a rook on the 2nd
S Narayanan vs V Ikonnikov, 2006 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian Maroczy Bind vs Dbl Fio (B38) 0-1 Black space
J Copie vs J Rodriguez Lopez, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: French. Alapin Haag Attack (B40) 0-1
Adianto vs Kamsky, 2005 
(B40) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 0-1 Slow exchange sac
Dominguez Perez vs D Andreikin, 2011 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 0-1 N sacrifice changes everything!
B Besson vs J Geller, 2003 
(B44) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen Var (B44) 0-1 Look before you grab!
D Mardle vs N Gaprindashvili, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

Josh's Immortal Game B45 1-0 31
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sic Paulsen. Bastrikov Var English Attack (B48) 0-1 1st W@Cor
Nijboer vs So, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 67 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Variation (B48) 1-0 f6 leaks
O M Hindle vs D Thomson, 1962 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Sit & spin in the corner
Kasparov vs Z Hurnik, 1993 
(B50) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Vescovi vs Areshchenko, 2004 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Chekhover Var (B53) 0-1 Black plays in White's end
H Schaufelberger vs S Mariotti, 1969 
(B53) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Prins Var (B54) 1-0 Q in crossfire; fork to follow
O'Kelly vs Ahlbach, 1938 
(B54) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Black avoids the opening mate but not the decoy ending
D Andric vs L Santolini, 1981 
(B55) Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Prins Var. Venice Attack (B55) 0-1EG sac will promote
B Reichstein vs K Gulamali, 2010 
(B55) Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

White has a winning pawn structure but Black seizes the file
S Zepeda vs P Zarnicki, 2001
(B56) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

pawn wing advances for both sides
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1974 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 31 moves, 1-0

Tal gives queen for two connectors on sixth+mating att.
Tal vs J M Ripley, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 33 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon Yugoslav Attack Early deviations (B75)1-0 Touchdown!
Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Y Attack Panov Var(B76) 0-1 Just scintillating
Plaskett vs Watson, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Yugoslav Attack Panov Var (B76) 1-0 Flank Q trap
Botvinnik vs Averbakh, 1955 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Panov (B76) 1-0 Black fizzled
N Pogonina vs N Dzagnidze, 2009 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

B77 0-1 19 A slow, painful ordeal ahead
A Rodriguez Vila vs A Hoffman, 1993 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

B77 1-0 30 Beautiful mating combination
P Kiss vs Tibor, 1973 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

B77 1-0 22 Slaying the dragon - lesson from Fischer
Fischer vs S Purevzhav, 1962 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

B77 1-0 31 Beating the Dragon 101
Fischer vs Larsen, 1958 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Benoni/Veresov turned Sic Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77)0-1CPin
A Abakuks vs Keene, 1966 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 Almost castle mate
Mednis vs D Byrne, 1956 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

B80 1-0 19 What a display of knight power!
Remeniuk vs Stein, 1959 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Taboo recapture
So vs J Moussard, 2012 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen Classical 6.Be2 7.Be3 (B83) 0-1Castle op
Efimenko vs A Galkin, 2004
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var(B87) 0-1 Pins, Decoy
Bakhmatov vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 38 moves, 0-1

Sic Fischer-Sozin Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Sutovsky's Immortal
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

N5) Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1/2-Black sacs Rf7+
O Zambrana vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

E6) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1/2-Just take it now
M Afshari vs R Ibrahimov, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

E7) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 0-1 b-file attack
C Wei vs D Maghalashvili, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 0-1

E8) Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 0-1 Skewer
Wang Hao vs Zhou Jianchao, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90)1-0 2 Computers w/Passers
Rybka vs Loop, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate!
Bologan vs E van Haastert, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nadjorf English Attack (B90) 0-1 White K exposed
F Vallejo Pons vs Anand, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 43 moves, 0-1

Masterful Anand win over Topalov 5th Best Game in Informant 102
Anand vs Topalov, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1 Flawless
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

"World Wrestling Entertainment(WWE) Chess!"
Shen Yang vs Zhou Jianchao, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 114 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Catching Rabbits
B Eley vs Uhlmann, 1972 
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Bustin' up the Kside
Alekhine vs W Kunze, 1908 
(C01) French, Exchange, 29 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-Black plays f6 & backs out of pin Bf7
Maroczy vs Alekhine, 1922 
(C01) French, Exchange, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Advance Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Black exposed his K
Nimzowitsch vs J Szekely, 1927 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Pin, Discover
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Kside whoopin'
S Collins vs J Redpath, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Undermining gains a piece
M Westerweele vs R Sanders, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Guimard Def ML (C04) 1-0Excellent N&Q manuevers
Chiburdanidze vs T Zatulovskaya, 1976 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 40 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07)0-1Backward P
Tiviakov vs Psakhis, 1993 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 62 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal 3...h6?! (C10) 0-1 Control the center
F Decoster vs A Sumets, 2013 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 6.Qe2 trap
Carlsen vs A Hobber, 2006 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

French Winawer (C15) 1-0 g-pawn stabs at bishops
Andersson vs Velimirovic, 1997 
(C15) French, Winawer, 12 moves, 1-0

White seizes control of the open lines w/heavy pieces
J Dueball vs G Jacoby, 1976 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

Morphy plays 1.e4 2.h3 and wins
Morphy vs NN, 1848 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24)1-0 Q deflection, P mate
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 White can produce a passer on both sides
Averbakh vs I Nei, 1963 
(C27) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 1/2-1/2 6...f3
Hector vs Jonkman, 2003 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Z5 The open f-file is a decisive highway for Black
F Bernsdorfer vs W Hasenfuss, 1937 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Z7 White must reconsider his exchanges
A Hariman vs P Mary, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Z8 Central sacrifices can be productive, but not here
T Pym vs G J Dannenberg, 2006 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Z9 Game Changer Pin: 22...Bb6 and 23...Nde5 robs it
B Kovacevic vs D D Milutinovic, 2008 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Z10 EG: Black has outside majority & White runs out of moves
R J Sutton vs M Wojnar, 2006 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 DB UNLOADS
Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Potter Variation (C45) 0-1 fishin' pole attack
Rublevsky vs Anand, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Potter Variation (C45) 1-0 Gradual penetration
Kupreichik vs J Eslon, 1977
(C45) Scotch Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Which Way Watch Yuo Capture!
J M de Oliveira Gomes vs J G Caetano Netto, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C47) 1-0 Fierce & Interesting
C Golmayo vs Blackburne, 1891 
(C45) Scotch Game, 63 moves, 1-0

Brazen: A classic Q sac, then a N sac followed by a pawn mate
Nikolai Kosolapov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C46) Three Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 0-1 Reverberation
H Spangenberg vs Tkachiev, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 12 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Pawn lever power, R lift
A Zemouli vs A Rizouk, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Impressive miniature using a decoy sacrifice and pawn mate
Busnardo vs NN, 1590 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Fianchetto Defense (C60) 0-1 g-file attack
Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1975 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Definately NOT your typicaly Ruy Lopez!?!
Westerinen vs A Planinc, 1970 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1 Qs, Bs & Ps battle
Tinsley vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 12 moves, 2 en prise
Hort vs V Zheliandinov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

21 Moves - Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
Rybka vs Jonny, 2005 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

"107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-1945" by Alekhine; R on 7th
Kashdan vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1 Odd pawns
N Karaklajic vs G Pfeiffer, 1957 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Kecskemet Var (C75) 1-0A bit like a Greek Gift
L Schmid vs K Gumprich, 1950 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 30 moves, 1-0

Resists captures; Svidler almost unbeatable in the Ruy nowadays
Svidler vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Black moved too many pawns while White was developing pieces
H E Schug vs Ditschuleit, 1985 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

QP Veresov Attack. Alburt Defense 2...Bc5 (D00) 1/2-1/2
I Golyak vs O Sagalchik, 2001
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

QP Game: Levitsky Attack (D00) Does White castle into it?
Adams vs Van Wely, 1997 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn 2.Bf4 c5: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1-0 Discovery
J Mason vs Chigorin, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Veresov Attack. Richter Variation (D01) 1-0 0-0-0 vs 0-0...pin
Bisguier vs J Sherwin, 1954 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Var (D02) 1-0 h4 attack, RxNh5
I Rogers vs G Canfell, 1988
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 0-1 Contemporary
T Ivarsson vs Hector, 2013
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Nxf7 sac allows Qh7+
I Abonyi vs J Engler, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Anti-Colle 3...Bf5 4.Bd3 (D04) 0-1 Bishop Sac line
J Sanjuan vs Lenderman, 2004 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening /Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 Scattered; Pin it
A Stefanova vs Zhonghan Ma, 2015
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Hogs on the 2nd
Timman vs S Westra, 2007 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD Chigorin Def. (D07) 0-1 Open lines, connected Rs penetrate
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) · 1-0 Blunders
Kasparov vs E Torre, 1987 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

A "Fine" Game in the Dead of "Winter"
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Exchange (D13) 1-0 f6 fork becomes keen W manuevers
Euwe vs S Landau, 1939 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Underpromotion+
Svidler vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Does White really try to open this way?
Piket vs Chandler, 1988
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Yes, White really does try to open this way
Kramnik vs Lautier, 1993 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 72 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Wiesbaden Sharp line (D17) 1-0Time forfeiture?
Ward vs J Anderson, 2013 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech Variation. Krause Attack (D17) 1-0 Qc5 trap
Karpov vs P Houtsonen, 1989 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 13 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 0-1 Mutual Pawn forks
J H Donner vs Euwe, 1943 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Slav, Czech Classical System Main Line (D19) 1-0Chess blindness
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central. Greco Var Bg2 vs Bb7 (D20) 0-1 Make luft frees R
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1856
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD Charousek (Petrosian) Var (D31) 0-1 f3, R sac, Q&N together
Lautier vs Vaganian, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

A sitting Q sacrifice for 2 Rs, 2 Ps, 1 B, and the initiative!!
V Sjoberg vs Duras, 1909 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Marshall Gambit (D32) 0-1 Nice mating attack
G Oskam vs Euwe, 1920
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

Understanding Pawn Play by GM Marovic, Ch. 2, p. 49
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

White shows nerve
Kogan vs Arencibia Rodriguez, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 15: 62 Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1894  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0 g4 spike, increasingly bizarre
Speelman vs Short, 1988 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury (D41)1-0 N fork flips = ending
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

QGD "Poisoned Pawn" Harrwitz Trap Unpin
Mayet vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD TMB (D58) 0-1 Caught in the center, tied up in knots.
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined Orthodox Def. ML (D63) 1-0 Q sac for passer
Torre vs Reshevsky, 1924 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Carlsen: The Benoni is a bad opening...
Carlsen vs E Inarkiev, 2014 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Sham Q sac attack
J Gluckie vs M Moran-Venegas, 2009 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

WC Match (1954) · Gruenfeld Def. Exchange. Classical (D86) 1/2-
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 EG artistry
Keres vs Tal, 1957 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

E20 1-0 50 He lost to someone younger
Gheorghiu vs Fischer, 1966 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch Variation (E20) 0-1 Thunderbolt!
R Saeidi vs A Roghani, 2001
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 11 moves, 0-1

E23 0-1 31 An Olympiad brilliancy prize
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 K walk
Kotov vs Keres, 1950 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Sham Q sac, rob the pin
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Lilienthal's Hundred Best Games by George Negyesi
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Black dangles his king as bait and gives up a whole rook!
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

NID Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 0-1 Bonus B on long diagonal
F Mastichiadis vs Euwe, 1950 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E27) 1-0 Q says take me!
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

White's king makes a run for it, White controls key open lines
Harikrishna vs Nisipeanu, 2004 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 0-1Pins, Deflect+
G Gaasland vs Carlsen, 2001 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 Credit g4
Bareev vs V Akopian, 2004 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 55 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def Normal (E40) 0-1 Aim 1 of yours at 2 of his
D Rivera vs Fischer, 1962 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 16 moves, 0-1

Vera Menchik (1906-1944); Women's World Champion (1927-1944)
Menchik vs Colle, 1929 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 39 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1Inexorable precision
Portisch vs Huebner, 1978 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Reshevsky Var (E46) 1-0 "...one of the worst"
Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Botvinnik System (E49) 1-0 Roll up the Kside
Keene vs C Purdy, 1979  
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 31 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Schlechter Def (E52) 0-1 Black manhandles Isolani
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1978 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 45 moves, 0-1

KID Makagonov Var (E71) 0-1 W lost initiative, file control
J Wojcieszyn vs L Dworakowski, 2001
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 34 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch (E80) 1-0 The Dutch Evergreen
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 0-1 Zwischenzug rocks
M Hochstrasser vs A Volokitin, 2006 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 1-0 Cramp, N sac, Spearhead
Gulko vs W E Poutrus, 1966 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

appreciate Tal's over-the-horizon tactical vision
Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

14 ... Nxc4 is "interesting" but not exactly sound
Aronian vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Positional Def. Closed (E95) 0-1 Overworked pawn
B Jonsson vs Lombardy, 1984
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 49 moves, 0-1

KID Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Flawed P rollers on opposite wings
Anand vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E97) King's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

"One of the best KID games ever played."
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

How to play against Bayonet Attack
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2009 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

B2) KID Orthodox Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1
A Simutowe vs Smirin, 2001 
(E97) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

B3) KID Orthodox Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1
Radjabov vs Smirin, 2001 
(E97) King's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

Mar del Plata 1953 (KID Mar del Plata Variation)
Najdorf vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 48 moves, 0-1

A textbook KID hack-attack
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Hübsch Gambit (D00) 0-1 Race his rook!
O Arvoll vs O Lie, 1965 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Lemberger Counter-Gambit Sneider's Attack 3) ... e5
W Schneider vs E Daikeler, 1985 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Lemberger Counter-Gambit Sneider's Attack
K Hanisch vs H Schuettrich, 1987 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Lemberger Counter-Gambit Sneider's Attack 3) ... 35
Schneider vs Hieke, 1866 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Lemberger Counter Gambit: Sneider's Attack
E Kunath vs Bernhard Schneider, 1985 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Lemberger Counter-Gambit Simple Variation
E Oesterle vs E J Diemer, 1952 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Teichmann Variation
F Ciesielsk vs Friedrich, 1870 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Teichmann Variation
G Studier vs N Grant, 1962
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

$Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 See tpstar notes
K Wheeler vs LeBlanc, 1869 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov Variation Nimzowitsch Attack
E J Diemer vs R Sutterer, 1952
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov Variation Nimzowitsch Attack
E J Diemer vs Roller, 1952 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Sarratt Attack (D00) 0-1Promotion won't save the K
Adianto vs Fritz, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Did U see it comin?
G Gessner vs N Whitaker, 1916  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

White comes in the backdoor, the Black king exits side window
Kasparov vs Short, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 0-1

15...Rd7!! 101 greatest moves ever played (by Tim Krabbe)
Sosonko vs Rivas Pastor, 1978 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 57 moves, 0-1

JakOTheShadows
Blackburne vs Steinitz, 1862 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

JakOTheShadows
C Golmayo vs Steinitz, 1867 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

JakOTheShadows
A E Blackmar vs A Labry, 1876 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

JakOTheShadows
F Goldschmied vs O Preinhaelter, 1916 
(A80) Dutch, 20 moves, 1-0

JakOTheShadows
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1851 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

JakOTheShadows
NN vs Steinitz, 1873 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

JakOTheShadows
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

JakOTheShadows
Lasker vs T C Gibbons, 1900 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

JakOTheShadows
P Navarro Torres vs R Prieto Velasco, 2005 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

JakOTheShadows
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(A80) Dutch, 34 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02)1-0
R Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Defense: Eastern. Pterodactyl (B06) 0-1 What a day
A J Mestel vs L Day, 1982 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 3 pieces 2 many
M Baleja vs T Dusik, 2000
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Bc4 vs e5 Uncommon but not strange (B30) 1-0 Active K
Nakamura vs I Krush, 2002 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Gary Gambit (B44) 0-1 The Brisbane Bombshell
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attk. ML (B52) 1-0 Q busts a move - robs the pin
Bacrot vs Giri, 2013 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Nakamura allows Black to queen with check
Nakamura vs Robson, 2012 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 25: Secrets of Practical Chess by John Nunn
Anand vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Taking 1 pawn might
Carlsen vs Granda Zuniga, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1/2-1/2
Leko vs Kramnik, 2000
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

A kind of delayed Jerome Gambit punished by Morphy
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

"Akiba Rubinstein: Uncrowned King" by Donaldson/Minev
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Urusov/Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0 f-pawn thrust exposure
R Grabczewski vs Z Gabrys, 1961 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Capablanca's Best Chess Endings (Irving Chernev)
L Carranza vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C46) Three Knights, 44 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien, Game 80, Frankfurt 1887
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1887 
(C47) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Glek-Vienna (C47) 1-0 Win a pawn w/advantage
Glek vs W Maes, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1/2-1/2 Rook EG
Nunn vs S Sulskis, 1994 
(C47) Four Knights, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Akiba Rubinstein (1882-1961)
Kuczynski vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 49 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1-0Knight Stalkers
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1920 
(C48) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical C48) 1-0 Pawn superiority
Najdorf vs Pilnik, 1948 
(C48) Four Knights, 40 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Look deeply
Short vs Adams, 1991 
(C48) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48)1-0 Classic Queen Ending!
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

Game 7: 50 Great Games of Chess, by Harry Golombek
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908  
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Four Knights, Janowski Var (C49) 1/2-1/2 OCB ending
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1909 
(C49) Four Knights, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1/2- Black wriggles off
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1914 
(C49) Four Knights, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game / Philidor Def (C50) 0-1 One pawn, then two, three
A Khasin vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 40 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52)1-0 Original
Hector vs M Antonsen, 2010 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit (C53) 1-0 X-rayed!
De Vere vs J Minchin, 1866 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 1/2-1/2 Central action
N Jauk vs N Laakian, 1994
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Fritz Variation (C57) 1-0 Throwin' Haymakers!
D Walker vs A Wright, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver (C57) 0-1 Black takes over
H Brehmer vs F Menz, 1999 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

100 best games of 20th century by Andrew Soltis
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

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