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GPS Tracked Fredthebear Through the Park
Compiled by fredthebear
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It's all over the place!
Yeah, it goes a bit overboard w/Alekhine's Defense, but what the hey. There's a method to the madness down the list at some point.

Thank you gaborn.

* Vienna Gambit, Hamppe Allgaier Gambit: Game Collection: White - Vienna: Nxf7

* VGA: Game Collection: Vienna Gambit 3...exf 4.e5

* Steinitz: Game Collection: Steinitz's Gambit Best Games

* ML Viennas: Vienna Gambit (C29)

* Strange Sicilian: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

* Schoolin': https://www.chessmasterschool.com/c...

"What is the object of playing a Gambit opening? To acquire a reputation of being a dashing player at the cost of losing a game." — Siegbert Tarrasch

"Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart. Don't be concerned about whether people are watching you or criticizing you. The chances are that they aren't paying any attention to you. It's your attention to yourself that is so stultifying. But you have to disregard yourself as completely as possible. If you fail the first time then you'll just have to try harder the second time. After all, there's no real reason why you should fail. Just stop thinking about yourself." — Eleanor Roosevelt

"It doesn't require much for misfortune to strike in the King's Gambit, one incautious move, and Black can be on the edge of the abyss." — Anatoly Karpov

Vienna Game

Adams Gambit – C27 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.Qh5 Nd6 5.Bb3 Nc6 6.d4

Fyfe Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.d4

Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.Nf3 g5 5.h4 g4 6.Ng5

Hamppe-Muzio Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.Nf3 g5 5.Bc4 g4 6.O-O

Pierce Gambit – C25 -1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.Nf3 g5 5.d4 g4 6.Bc4

Steinitz Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.d4

Vienna Gambit – C29 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.f4

* Vienna Gambit: Opening Explorer

"....his countrymen, Kolisch and Steinitz, are greatly indebted for their later success to their having enjoyed early opportunities of practicing with the departed amateur whose death is also greatly deplored amongst all who knew him personally" - Wilhelm Steinitz, regarding Karl Hamppe

Simonides Preserved By The Gods

Three sorts there are, as Malherbe says,
Which one can never overpraise –
The gods, the ladies, and the king;
And I, for one, endorse the thing.
The heart, praise tickles and entices;
Of fair one's smile, it often the price is.
See how the gods sometimes repay it.
Simonides – the ancients say it –
Once undertook, in poem lyric,
To write a wrestler's panegyric;
Which, before he had proceeded far in,
He found his subject somewhat barren.
No ancestors of great renown;
His sire of some unnoted town;
Himself as little known to fame,
The wrestler's praise was rather tame.
The poet, having made the most of
Whatever his hero had to boast of,
Digressed, by choice that was not all luck's,
To Castor and his brother Pollux;
Whose bright career was subject ample,
For wrestlers, sure, a good example.
Our poet fattened on their story,
Gave every fight its place and glory,
Till of his panegyric words
These deities had got two-thirds.
All done, the poet's fee
A talent was to be.
But when he comes his bill to settle,
The wrestler, with a spice of mettle,
Pays down a third, and tells the poet,
"The balance they may pay who owe it.
The gods than I are rather debtors
To such a pious man of letters.
But still I shall be greatly pleased
To have your presence at my feast,
Among a knot of guests select,
My kin, and friends I most respect."
More fond of character than coffer,
Simonides accepts the offer.
While at the feast the party sit,
And wine provokes the flow of wit,
It is announced that at the gate
Two men, in haste that cannot wait,
Would see the bard. He leaves the table,
No loss at all to "ts noisy gabble.
The men were Leda's twins, who knew
What to a poet's praise was due,
And, thanking, paid him by foretelling
The downfall of the wrestler's dwelling.
From which ill-fated pile, indeed,
No sooner was the poet freed,
Than, props and pillars failing,
Which held aloft the ceiling
So splendid over them,
It downward loudly crashed,
The plates and flagons dashed,
And men who bore them;
And, what was worse,
Full vengeance for the man of verse,
A timber broke the wrestler's thighs,
And wounded many otherwise.
The gossip Fame, of course, took care
Abroad to publish this affair.
"A miracle!" the public cried, delighted.
No more could god-beloved bard be slighted.
His verse now brought him more than double,
With neither duns, nor care, nor trouble.
Whoever laid claim to noble birth
Must buy his ancestors a slice,
Resolved no nobleman on earth
Should overgo him in the price.
From which these serious lessons flow:
Fail not your praises to bestow
On gods and godlike men. Again,
To sell the product of her pain
Is not degrading to the Muse.
Indeed, her art they do abuse,
Who think her wares to use,
And yet a liberal pay refuse.
Whatever the great confer on her,
They're honoured by it while they honour.
Of old, Olympus and Parnassus
In friendship heaved their sky-crowned masses.

* The are exceptions: https://academicchess.com/worksheet...

There are distinct situations where a bishop is preferred (over a knight). For example, two bishops are better than two knights or one of each. Steven Mayer, the author of Bishop Versus Knight, contends, "A pair of bishops is usually considered to be worth six points, but common sense suggests that a pair of active bishops (that are very involved in the formation) must be accorded a value of almost nine under some circumstances." This is especially true if the player can plant the bishops in the center of the board, as two bishops working in tandem can span up to 26 squares and have the capacity to touch every square.

Bishops are also preferable to knights when queens have been exchanged because, Grandmaster Sergey Erenburg, who is ranked 11th in the U.S., explains, "Bishops and rooks complement each other, and when well-coordinated, act as a queen." Conversely, a knight is the preferred minor piece when the queen survives until the late-middlegame or the endgame. Mayer explains, "The queen and knight are able to work together smoothly and create a greater number of threats than the queen and bishop."

When forced to say one is better than the other, most anoint the bishop. Mayer concludes, "I think it's true that the bishops are better than the knights in a wider variety of positions than the knights are better than the bishops."

He continues, "Of course, I'm not sure this does us much good, as we only get to play one position at a time."

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." ― Martin Luther King Jr.

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Sac attack for a K walk into Dovetail #
Blackburne vs J Leith, 1899 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening/English (A00) 1-0 Smothered #
B Corneliussen vs Martin Jensen, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Don't ya just love a good N sacrifice to bust up the P chain?
Myers vs Savon, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Notes by Eric Schiller
D D van Geet vs Guyt, 1967  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Discover+ Philidor's Legacy
D D van Geet vs W Litmanowicz, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls (A18) 0-1 in 6!
T Mantia vs T Trogdon, 1979 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 6 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense 2.Bc4?! (B02) 1-0 Black will lose / a piece
J Krejcik vs A Gottlieb, 1922 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Adv 3.Nc3 Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 OO vs OOO
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Matsukevich G. (B02) 1-0 It's K or Q
Mazukewitsch vs Kandaurov, 1967 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1-0 Q trap
S Samarian vs G G Alexandrescu, 1956 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B05) 1-0 Decoy the Black K & Q into a N fork
Luer vs Rattman, 1922 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Alekhine Gambit (B05) 1-0 R&Q sacs, back rank #
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var 5...Nd7!? 6.Nxf7(B04) 1-0Blitz
Fischer vs Larsen, 1966 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Def. Modern (B04) 1-0Protect d4, shake the attackers
Tomashevsky vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 43 moves, 1-0

Fischer chooses Alekhine over Sicilian and gets a win in '72
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 K walk to assist
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 Pawn # prevented by g6 instead of h6
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 1-0 A Masterpiece
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Stunning combo!
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def., Scandi 2.Nc3 Geschev Gambit (B02) 0-1 Legal's #
NN vs G Geshev, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Gobl vs Jonas, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0Exchange sac,rob the pin
H C Underwood vs D M Scheffer, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

One of my favourites: Spielmann with the pawn sac on move 4!
Spielmann vs S Landau, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 W gains Ps advantage
Spielmann vs L Kremer, 1934
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Tripled Ps lose again
T L Petrosian vs M Foisor, 2012 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Spielmann Gambit (B02) 0-1 Better R EG
Suttles vs Mecking, 1967 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bad take
V Vepkhvishvili vs I Siprashvili, 1981 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Dizzy Black King
V Vepkhvishvili vs Enukidze, 1984
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bad Black Bishop & Rook
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Langer, 1991
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian/French (B02) 0-1Rook interference!
Maroczy vs Lasker, 1924 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Scandi / French (B02) 0-1Black undermines center
A Suhail vs A Fier, 2014 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 1-0 Q harrassment
J M Hanham vs E Delmar, 1893 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 0-1 N bests B in EG
M Hovhanisian vs C Seel, 2015
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 51 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 0-1 Passer
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1923 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Scandi 2.Nc3 Exchange (B02) 0-1 Pin at end
J Mieses vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Scandi (B02) 1-0 Exciting double-edged struggle
Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

#5 in Lombardy's "Modern Chess Opening Traps"
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 1-0 BLACK K MARCH!!
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1986 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 1-0 4 Queens
Casper vs Heckert, 1975 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Scandi 2.Nc3 (B02) 0-1 W repeatedly pool cued
V Asadli vs U Sevdimaliyev, 2015 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Brooklyn Var (B02) 1-0 c2 attack backfires
Pillsbury vs E Chatard, 1900 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 0-1 White is BUTT UGLY
M Kislov vs Gipslis, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Smothered Mate
C W Baker vs B Cafferty, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 5 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian Delayed e5 Adv (B02) 1-0 Instructive
Adams vs S Agdestein, 1994 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Macho Grob Spike/Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Fool's Mate mini
W T Mayfield vs W R Trinks, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03) 1-0 Battery
Stockfish vs Rybka, 2013 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03)0-1 Qside penetration
A Andreev vs I Khmelnitsky, 1988 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Nunn's Chess Openings prefers 9. dxc5 ♘6d7 10. e6 fxe6 11.
W Adams vs NN, 1950 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
Geller vs Korchnoi, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. 4Pawns Attk. Trifunovic (B03) 0-1 A Masterpiece
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Four Pawns Attk. Main Line (B03) 1-0 Where's he going?
G den Broeder vs T de Veij, 1980 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Apparently the game that caused Mecking to give up 1.e4 Nf6.
J Penrose vs Mecking, 1969
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4Pawns Attack (B03) Tal blows the center to bits
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Four Pawns Attack (B03) 1/2-1/2 16.Qc1 best?
D Bryson vs T Luther, 2002 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now.."
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1/2-1/2 Out of radio time?
Tal vs Timman, 1975 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Consider ALL captures
K Kullberg vs S Takacs, 1927 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Different capture
H Von Hennig vs I Engert, 1932 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 P fork fails
J Holas vs J Sajtar, 1956 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Batteries
N L Freeman vs D A Curtis, 1959 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. Trifunovic Var (B03) 1-0 Rooks EG
K Darga vs K Palda, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Four Pawns Attk ML (B03) 1-0 Mutual passers
G Jones vs V Sveshnikov, 2011
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 27: Spassky's 101 Best Games 1949-1972 by Bernard Cafferty
Spassky vs N Kopilov, 1958 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Gurgenidze Defense (B06) 1-0 Hog on 7th
J Hector vs S Studeny, 2001 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Gurgenidze Def (B06) 1-0 Black's Qside falls apart
T Gelashvili vs L Gergaia, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Standard (B06) 1-0 Outpost on 6th, Spearhead, Q sac
C van Oosterom vs P Hulshof, 2009 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Gambiteer I book
Velimirovic vs N Davies, 1991
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Link to "Memory and Chess" discusses Fischer's memory
Fischer vs W Beach, 1963 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Def.Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 1-0 Arthur goes BIG
Bisguier vs Suttles, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06)1-0 Barrel through f-file
Plaskett vs M Hawelko, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Punish violations
R Hess vs A Ivanov, 2008 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 0-1 W loses center
L Zhu vs T Reilly, 2016
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense (B06) 1-0 Surprise, yet so obvious!
J Arnason vs J Pribyl, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

Czech Def (B06) 1-0 Nxf7 starts a rumble about the countryside
Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense (B07) 1/2-1/2 Even battle throughout
S Aslanov vs Valery Sviridov, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Czech Defense (B07) 1-0Exchange sac creates pin, instructive EG
V Vepkhvishvili vs J Rollwitz, 1989
(B07) Pirc, 50 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical Variation (B07) 1-0 1700 beats 2500!!
M Fouts vs N Firman, 2003 
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical Variation (B07) 1/2-1/2 in 10 moves
V Vepkhvishvili vs J Melich, 1989
(B07) Pirc, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def. Classical (B07) 1-0 Rob the pin, N fork, remove guard
V Vepkhvishvili vs E Grabarczyk, 1989
(B07) Pirc, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Pawn avalanche
V Vepkhvishvili vs F Melkonian, 1981
(B07) Pirc, 19 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0Kingside Stonewall break thru
V Vepkhvishvili vs V Janov, 1989
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Kingside stonewall of sorts
V Vepkhvishvili vs V Voskanian, 1981
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical Variation (B07) 1-0 Steady destruction
V Vepkhvishvili vs Jgamadze, 1976
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 One-sided beat down
V Vepkhvishvili vs E Gershkovich, 1987
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Rob the pin, pin again
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Chachibaia, 1976
(B07) Pirc, 43 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Early exchange of Ns & Qs
V Vepkhvishvili vs S Megrelishvili, 1972
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 W allows Nxc2+ for Kside Q&R
V Vepkhvishvili vs Most, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0Interesting Ns on outsides def
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Botschek, 1995
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 0-1 N sac plays well for Black
V Vepkhvishvili vs K Shavgulidze, 1984
(B07) Pirc, 55 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Exchange to handle e5 thrust
V Vepkhvishvili vs Matousek, 1992
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1/2-1/2 Pins are a problem
V Vepkhvishvili vs S Kuchukhidze, 1991
(B07) Pirc, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 A good defense w/Qside pressr
V Vepkhvishvili vs T Gelashvili, 1993
(B07) Pirc, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Perhaps Black's best line
V Vepkhvishvili vs I Chikovani, 1995
(B07) Pirc, 53 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Crazy R sac to displace Q
V Vepkhvishvili vs K Kabajian, 2001
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 W must be prepared for e5
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Gedevanishvili, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

The theoretically most important game of the first half of 1988
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def. Austrian Attk. Weiss (B09) 1-0 Instructive Kside Attk
Y Dembo vs G Mammadova, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Lesson 4: Best Lessons of a Chess Coach by Sunil Weeramantry
Harris vs Weeramantry, 1972 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B09)1-0Hanham/Lion; 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.f4
J Vetter vs R Oortwijn, 1997 
(B07) Pirc, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Shrewd mating net
So vs M Mahjoob, 2007 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Fischer's R block!!
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09) 0-1Ineffective Rs
Nunn vs Adorjan, 1975 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Pirc Austrian Attack. Weiss Var(B09)1-0 Well played by Spassky
Spassky vs Kavalek, 1977 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 White Q enters
Kaidanov vs Piket, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Austrian, Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 h-pawn creates pin
Nakamura vs Smirin, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Dragon Formation (B09) 1-0Dominant Q
Tal vs Spassky, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Diagonal heat
G Cabrilo vs A Strikovic, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 Black is up 2 pawns
Polgar vs Carlsen, 2012 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 44 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack 13.g4?(B09) 0-1 W has lost ending
Fischer vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Dragon dxc5 (B09) 0-1 14.c3?
Huebner vs Korchnoi, 1989 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 61 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 A pawn, another
K Mueller vs Tal, 1974
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Count accurately
I Gaponenko vs Dreev, 2016
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Line clearance
Robatsch vs F J Perez Perez, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss(B09) 1-0Sac & seize open lines
H L Tan vs Pirc, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 0-1 Pins win
Bronstein vs S Conquest, 1996 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Costly P grab
S Haubrich vs D Gurevich, 1990
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Gambiteer I book
Illescas Cordoba vs M Gurevich, 1988
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attk. Unzicker Attk (B09) 1-0 3 piece Kside
Unzicker vs J H Donner, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attk. Dragon Formation (B09) 1-0Which passer?
Unzicker vs Timman, 1974
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0Early Qs exchange, use d-file
V Vepkhvishvili vs T Gvarjaladze, 1971
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Black sacs fail
V Vepkhvishvili vs Zambakhidze, 1972
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0Black goofed his K protection
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Chipashvili, 1976
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 W irritates w/minors
V Vepkhvishvili vs R Benninger, 1971
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0Qs exchange line; bold trades
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Chipashvili, 1977
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 67 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 More traditional; own file
V Vepkhvishvili vs T Grdzelishvili, 1968
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Nxf7 KxNf7 Qxe6+
Alekhine vs R Bruce, 1938 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Nxf7
V Prosviriakov vs Scott Borland, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 W likes open lines
Granda Zuniga vs A Tari, 2015
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Black slips up
S Lu vs M Nubairshah Shaikh, 2015
(B10) Caro-Kann, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Outside pawns
Granda Zuniga vs T Bartell, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Gurg / Czech (B10) 1-0 Kingside demolition
V Vepkhvishvili vs I Manasherov, 1971
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Masi Variation (B12) 1-0 Notes by A.A.
Milner-Barry vs Tartakower, 1932  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Exchange (B13) 0-1 Centralized minors destroy W
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Longurashvili, 1964
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Exchange (B13) 0-1 Black Rs stretch W protection
V Vepkhvishvili vs I Lapidus, 1968
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 41 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 0-1 Odd W set-up allows Nxc2
V Vepkhvishvili vs V Uridia, 1969
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 0-1 EG; W King cut-off on back row
V Vepkhvishvili vs V Fedorov, 1972
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 45 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 0-1 W loses 2 backward pawns yet lasts
V Vepkhvishvili vs N Chakhoian, 1974
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 101 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange Black Dbl Fio (B13) 0-1 Gain space & time
V Vepkhvishvili vs V Chkheidze, 1974
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 51 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 0-1 Strange kNight play by W
V Vepkhvishvili vs B Mikaberidze, 1976
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 0-1 W allows Black to rid IQP +pawn
V Vepkhvishvili vs Nogorbekov, 1977 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 0-1 W gets nothing from odd Qside play
V Vepkhvishvili vs Z Sturua, 1979
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 53 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange 5...e5 (B13)0-1 B gets underneath pawn chain
V Vepkhvishvili vs T Lomaia, 1980
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 52 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange 6.Qb3 Qb6 (B13) 0-1 Black Rs rob the pin
V Vepkhvishvili vs N Gogadze, 1980
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 63 moves, 0-1

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO N
V Vepkhvishvili vs I Charkhalashvili, 1999 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 14 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 1-0 W exchange & climb
V Vepkhvishvili vs L Pantsulaia, 2000
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein 7.Qb3 (B13) 1-0 pick on back rank def
V Vepkhvishvili vs Sazanov, 1987
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 45 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Exchange. Rubinstein no Qb3 (B13) 1-0 Better EG
V Vepkhvishvili vs K Sajtino, 1990
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 53 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange 8.Qb3 (B13) 1-0 W Rook+ removes the guard
V Vepkhvishvili vs E Khalurdov, 1990
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 1-0Pin creates Q for R
V Vepkhvishvili vs A Lazarashvili, 1987
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 65 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var no Qb3 (B13) 1-0 Both sides trap R
V Vepkhvishvili vs N Edzgveradze, 1998
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 97 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Variation (B13)0-1 3 connected passers
V Vepkhvishvili vs G Sikharulidze, 1975
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 40 moves, 0-1

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 11.Qb3 (B13) 0-1 W struggles vs b5
V Vepkhvishvili vs N Chakhoian, 1984
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 82 moves, 0-1

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 0-1Black N raises cain
V Vepkhvishvili vs R Kapanadze, 1988
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 0-1 Fine Black sacs
V Vepkhvishvili vs A Zdechlik, 1991
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 0-1 W pieces tied down
V Vepkhvishvili vs K Opravil, 1992
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 61 moves, 0-1

Quick smothered mate. I call this "robbing the pin."
C R Gurnhill vs W H Banks, 1962 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 6 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Oldie but Goodie becomes lethal KG attack on the f-file
G Schnitzler vs Eberle, 1861 
(B20) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

PR1...Bg4, Bb5 line; h3 & b3 played, Closed Sicilian maneuvers
I Hakki vs M Chokshi, 2004
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

PR2 ...Bg4, Bb5 , ...a6 line; White attacks weak points EG
P Coffey vs C Njotea, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1-0

PR3 ..d6, ...e6, ...nf6, ...bg4 sideline, kside attack, h3, bb5
B Stockmann vs M Werner, 1999 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack 2.f4 (B21) 1-0 Youth w/Qside passer
So vs Caruana, 2004 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

How to turn the tables in a tense position
S Khavsky vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

PR4 ...nf6, ...e6, ...d6, bb5 played, e5 key move, EG win
E D Agdestein vs E Acuner, 2005
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 63 moves, 1-0

PR5 ...e5 nonsense met by fxe5 Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0
V Borovikov vs R Vazquez Igarza, 2000
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Declined 2.Nc3 (B01) KIA/Closed Sicilian (A07) 1-0 No
M Krajnak vs M Horvath, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian (B25) 1-0 Maurading Q check and fork
Spassky vs N Miezis, 1998
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

How to defeat these Closed Sicilian attacks
Fedorov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense Formation: KIA/Closed Sicilian (A07) 0-1
W M Duckworth vs R Yankovsky, 2012
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy Nf7#
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Anand vs NN, 1993 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 7 moves, 1-0

Black Sicilians must watch those White knights on the d-file!
H Andruschak vs L Strull, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 7 moves, 1-0

Sic Grand Prix Attk (B23)0-1 Qa5+ forks LPDO B shooting gallery
F Smrcka vs K E Engel, 1965 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Sic Closed Traditional 3.Bb5, no f4 (B23) 0-1 Heavy Artillery
S Iuldachev vs Aronian, 2004 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed, Traditional (B23) 1-0 "Emil Fit For A King"
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Z Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 No "lock and key"
Robson vs Le Quang Liem, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

SSicilian Closed 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Deflection; up a piece
Timman vs C Baljon, 1978
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 3.Bb5 exchange (B23) 1-0 Qk heavy piece assault
G Jones vs D Abhishek, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Rob the pin
P Marie vs So, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 (B23) 1-0 Add attacker to EAD creates pin
P Theon vs G Andruet, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 0-1 RxP sets up skewer+
R Hess vs Fedorowicz, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

World Championships U12 (2002) Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0
Carlsen vs F Bindrich, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Pawn fork, Spearhead
O Mikalsen vs Carlsen, 2003 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 3.g4 (B23) 1-0 Odd start, 0-0-0, N fork
Nakamura vs A Zhigalko, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Find good squares, form batteries
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

White's 23. RxNf6! initiaties a pretty Knight fork combination.
S Sale vs B Jankovic, 1999 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack (B23) Q decoy sac then discovery ala Harrwitz
K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 3.f4, 5.Bb5 (B23)1-0 W is up 2 pawns
R Hess vs T Thorhallsson, 2011
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 3.f4 5.Bb5+ Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Irritating Q
J Wegerle vs Y Solodovnichenko, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 3.f4 5.Bb5+ Grand Prix Attk (B23) 0-1Dbld Isolanis win
M Thesing vs Ftacnik, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 5.Bb5 (B23) 1-0 Black freaked out
Carlsen vs Topalov, 2011 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 9.Bb5 (B23) 1/2-1/2 Long EG
A Melekhina vs A Eswaran, 2014 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1/2-1/2 Squeezed too tight
C El Idrissi vs A Laaroussi, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto / Hungarian(B24) 0-1 6...b5, 7...b4
J Mieses vs Euwe, 1939 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Copycat Ns, Missed # in 1
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Variation (B24) 0-1 Q pinned to K
L Palau vs Najdorf, 1939 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal, Kan Line (B28) 1-0 + repositions Q
J Curdo vs J L Watson, 1970 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Reverse pin blocked-double pin to win!
Kupreichik vs Sveshnikov, 1986 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kveinis 4...Qb6 (B40) 1-0 nNight fork next
M Mrdja vs P Straub, 2001
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Marshall Cntrattack 3...d5 (B40) 1-0 Excellent EG tech
Unzicker vs E Lundin, 1954 
(B40) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1-0

Game 30: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs Kostic, 1922 
(B40) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Kan. Polugaevsky Var (B42) 0-1 Remove the defender!
L Henry vs Fedorowicz, 2011 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Topalov reminds some of Keres
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 58 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation (B46) 1-0 Q&B Battery
J Acers vs Parsons, 1980 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Stretch the defense; overworked
Radjabov vs Navara, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1/2-1/2 Prefer kNights or Bishops?
Radjabov vs Anand, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1/2-1/2 Final position is kinda mirrored
Naiditsch vs Mamedyarov, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 f3 helps trap the Black knight
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 kNight discovery+ forks B
Bacrot vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B47) 0-1 Baiting the line of check w/a piece
E Moskalyuk vs Brodsky, 1998 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Paulsen. Bastrikov Var(B47) 0-1Notes by Raymond Keene
J B Adams vs Keene, 1963  
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

f3-g4 line against the Sicilian Taimanov / Paulsen / Kan System
Karjakin vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var. English Attack (B48) 1-0
Robson vs Fedorowicz, 2010 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Look at those Bishops
J Becerra Rivero vs Fedorowicz, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Too much Black space
Steinitz vs A Schwarz, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Shrewd sacs
L Hazai vs W Schmidt, 1975 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 N & R on 6th
Nakamura vs Vitiugov, 2012 
(C11) French, 66 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 That danm horsie
Morozevich vs Vitiugov, 2011 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Q Perpetual
Grischuk vs H Wang, 2013 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 R trap forces exchg
So vs G Meier, 2012 
(C11) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C11)1-0 Pile on the pin
J Gallagher vs Korchnoi, 2006 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening (C23) 1-0 Pressure on f7 into ending
D Liu vs E Supriyono, 2001
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley 4.Qg4 Qf6 Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0
Alekhine vs Goluvsky, 1930 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.f4 Bronstein Gambit (C23) 1-0
C F van Tongerloo vs T de Veij, 1979 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

IM Nikolay Minev's book Mastering Tactical Ideas
Alekhine vs S Lugowski, 1931 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Game 20: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
J Mieses vs Chigorin, 1906 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23)1-0 NxN no recaptur
G Antoszkiewicz vs D Foerster, 1990 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0 Sacs on f6!
M Reichel vs G Antoszkiewicz, 1990
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0 Hartston's Immortal
Hartston vs Westerinen, 1973 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Stunning K hunt
Blackburne vs H Stelling, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Main Line (C25) 1-0 f6 blunder
M Fierro vs M Sulistya, 1994 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Take the N!
D Ham vs A Howard, 1979 
(C25) Vienna, 8 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Soerensen Defense (C25) 0-1
C Mavraedis vs F Del Rosario III, 1993 
(C25) Vienna, 37 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25) 1/2 Qk Draw
Winawer vs S Rosenthal, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25)1-0 2 K walks
Taubenhaus vs Jakub Heilpern, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Steinitz G. Fraser-Minckwitz Def (C25) 0-1 Decoy
Steinitz vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Fraser-Minckwitz Def (C25) 1-0!
Chigorin vs A Solovtsov, 1884 
(C28) Vienna Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Chigorin tries the Steinitz Gambit against its inventor!
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C28) Vienna Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna G, Steinitz G Paulsen Def (C25)1-0Consolidate, then A
Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C25)1-0 Legall's Mate (unforced) B took the bait
Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

Clearance, deflection, fork earns tournament brilliancy prize
Chigorin vs J Mortimer, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C25) 0-1 Q sac, pseudo-Legall's mate
W A Oudheusden vs L de Vries, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C25) 1-0 Pretty far gone days
F J Perez Perez vs Alekhine, 1943 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 1-0 Bishop pair rules
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer, Ernst (1819-1885) of Austria
Falkbeer vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0

KGD/Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0 Crusher up the middle
Keres vs A Peet, 1932 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit N Var (C25) 1-0Tight fit in cntr
E Paoli vs Schneider, 1975 
(C25) Vienna, 31 moves, 1-0

C25 1-0 26 Probably staged; a hunted king turning hunter
R Steel vs R Macdonald Ross, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Game: Omaha Gambit (C25) 1-0 Try pulling this one off!
J T Collins vs Joseph Manuel, 1980 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Omaha Gambit (C25) 1-0 White climbs the board
M Al-Modiahki vs Bologan, 2014 
(C25) Vienna, 47 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Blackburne vs J J O'Hanlon, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Blackburne vs Benfy, 1898 
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Remove & Clear
Shulman vs Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Scholar's Mate Variation
Tartakower vs M Berman, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 Promo
W Adams vs H Steiner, 1947 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 0-1Dbl Pin
Zukertort vs F P Carr, 1885 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 Nxf7!
N Tereshchenko vs Linjer, 1892 
(C25) Vienna, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25)JHB notes1-0
Blackburne vs Cheshire / Dobell, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) · 1-0
C Pierce vs Walter Bennett, 1894
(C25) Vienna, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 If you play this line, NOW THIS GAME!
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C28) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley, Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 Enjoyable plot
W Posch vs G Schroll, 1999 
(C26) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacs, Mate w/a pawn
J Tolosa vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, 1898 
(C28) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 W threatens mate 6 consecutive ways!!
Young / Burille vs Ware / Snow, 1888 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Nadorf's Knife was SHARP!!
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(C26) Vienna, 20 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var(C26) 1-0 3 possible checkmate patterns
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Longer, more elegant Legall's Mate
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Give a pawn for attack on uncastled K
L Lopez vs A Shepperson, 1968 
(C28) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit 3...exf4 (C26) 1-0 Ns Trolley
B Hesler vs V Sejdini, 1995 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk out of the gate
M Kadisch vs NN, 1931 
(C28) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26)1-0 R drop shot
Alekhine vs Palais Royal Club, 1928 
(C26) Vienna, 34 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 h-file battery
Gufeld vs U Tarve, 1969 
(C27) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Prepare the Pin: A nice motif that comes up fairly often.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C28) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. 3Knts (C28) 1-0 W has 2 minors for 4Ps
J Walker vs A Smith, 1884
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0Not your typical dance
X Gu vs L Ruan, 2006
(C28) Vienna Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Who's pawn is best?
Kosteniuk vs C Werner, 2000
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 See blogger notes
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2005 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Bronstein G. (C28) 0-1Discover Dbl+
J J Hastings vs A P Law, 1994 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid / KGD (C28) 1-0 Greco's Mate next
E Egorov vs K Rjabzev, 2001 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 The Qs poke around opposing Ks
R Vlasak vs C Starzacher, 1995 
(C28) Vienna Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 47 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
M Kamyshov vs Panov, 1945 
(C28) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C29) 1-0 Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942)
Spielmann vs Flamberg, 1914 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 15.Kf2 is ugly!
Steinitz vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 46 moves, 0-1

Deflect the Defender[Vienna Gambit] A Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
K Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1859 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 0-1 Threaten to double on 2nd
S Lu vs H Ni, 2012 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 0-1 Exposed K burns tempos
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29)0-1Mason plays a decent ending
Steinitz vs J Mason, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 51 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 SuperNezh shows his stuff
Samsonov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

'(Neue) Wiener Schachzeitung', June 1906, page 310
J Perlis vs Salwe, 1906 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Early pin is costly
Alekhine vs R Duberger, 1923 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 0-1 Bully the Queen!
Pillsbury vs E Pape, 1900 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Sneaky Q sac comin'
E Schallopp vs Blackburne, 1886 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Chaotic battlefield w/Q threats
J Krejcik vs F Klar, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit ML (C29) 1-0 Q raids; marvelous escape
J Krejcik vs Vidmar, 1906 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 0-1 Pawn grabbing slows devel
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1882 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 f7 demolished! Look@VV games
V Vorotnikov vs B Adhiban, 2012 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 0-1 Notes by Blackburne
D G Baird vs Blackburne, 1889  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 52 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29)0-1 Ne4 En prise just sits there!
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2013 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit ML ~ Schlechter harasses Steinitz into retirement
Steinitz vs Schlechter, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 Excitement, Deflation
Blackburne vs Schiffman, 1880  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Like a saloon brawl with guys breaking chairs over each other's
Schlechter vs Herzfeld, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 1-0 Ke8 is duck in open
Steinitz vs G Neumann, 1870 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Famous 12.Bb5+!; He runs from Her for all he's worth!
Chigorin vs H Caro, 1898 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Both Q's trapped by Rs
Nakamura vs S Milliet, 2010 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1/2-1/2Tried to give away his B
Nakamura vs Onischuk, 2010 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Q sacrifice, rob the pin
NN vs G Mow, 1909 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 W had different capture opt
A Boog vs M Godena, 1993 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 59 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Avoid the N fork
Dahne vs O Cordel, 1887 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 41 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Mate
H Ranneforth vs H Dobell, 1903 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attk (C29) 1-0 Surprise P thrust, Q trap
Hromadka vs S Rozental, 1917 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1/2-1/2 A fighting draw
J Kulbacki vs B Finegold, 1983 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 0-1
Thime vs S Samarian, 1985
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 0-1
Krister Olsson vs J Johansson, 1991
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 60 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 0-1
A Voss vs M Katzameyer, 1995
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1/2-1/2
E Szylar vs P Legrand, 1995
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Spielmann's Best Game
Spielmann vs Vidmar, 1926 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 0-1 En prise N
S Boros vs Lilienthal, 1932 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1 Q deflection sac
NN vs L Lowy, 1905 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Modern (C29) 1-0 R sac opens b-file to castled K
W Reichenbach vs H Pfleger, 1960 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Battle on f-file
Dubois vs NN, 1881 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Black P roller weakened
Gunsberg vs W H Gunston, 1904 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Q sac lets Rs in
Kraussold vs Volt, 1921 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var(C29) 0-1 Early Ps eat Ns
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1876  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Boden's Mate threat
Marmorosh vs Polani, 1928 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Fabulous, faulty Kside sac attack
K Pinkas vs Gizelak, 1973 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1-0 Incorrect score?
O Brechlin vs Piontek, 1983 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Q aligned w/K great target
R Heijnens vs J van Raalten, 1984
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Like a hairy Sicilian
J Sorensen vs K Le Quang, 1990 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 45 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1-0 Not to my taste
J Satransky vs M Borkovec, 1996 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 45 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1-0 Not to my taste
G Antal vs S Mosna, 1996
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 K walk
Steinitz vs Hirschfeld, 1871 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Tripled Ps lose
J Hector vs M Phiri, 2000
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Passer
J Hector vs S Polgar, 1988 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1 Blitz; Kside attack misplayed
S Khader vs Kryvoruchko, 2017 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Theodorus whipped by Theo
T Kok vs T D van Scheltinga, 1939 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 0-1 The best response to +
NN vs B Winkelman, 1945 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Full Kside attack
Spielmann vs Constantin Haralds, 1919 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29) 0-1 Bb6 pin coming next
K Berg vs A Kosten, 1981 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Notes by C. von Bardeleben
W Pollock vs Bird, 1895  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29) 1-0 Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs M Judd, 1889  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit Declined 1.e4 e5 2.f4 Bc5 3.fxe5?? Qh4 4.Ke2 Qe4#
N Tchinenoff vs R Maillard, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

Fictional post-mortem analysis; extended Legall's Mate!
Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Tripled pawns usually lose
W Schelfhout vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 Blindfolded; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Absolute crusher!
Burgess vs Randy Miller, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Discovered Check w/Capture Bites
Stollar vs A Serebrisky, 1945 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Boden's Mate
G Janny vs L Steiner, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Blackburne's Trap is a Legall's Mate
Blackburne vs NN, 1885  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

Game 4: "Logical Chess: Move by Move" by Irving Chernev
Blackburne vs Blanchard, 1891  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Combinative brilliancy by the renowned positional expert
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Fabulous f7 attack uses B pin!
B Rositsan vs A Hervais, 1998 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening / KGD (C28) 1-0 Battery on f-file, back ranker
Z Markhot vs S Arslanagic, 1997 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Mutual pairs of isolated pawns
A Bangiev vs V Malaniuk, 1986
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 64 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C31) 1-0 Acceptance was fatal
Steinitz vs NN, 1870 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Steiner Gambit (C31) 1-0 Mated while having 2 queens aboard
Sanders vs NN, 1910 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Qh4+ 4.Kf1 Bc5 5.Nf3?? Qf2#
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Play on
Keres vs W E Kunerth, 1936 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

Game 104: The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Keres vs G Menke, 1933 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 If QxR, then N + forks royalty
F Crowl vs C Purdy, 1936 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Defense (C35) 1-0 Unpredictable game
Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade G. (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 & Qe7 Semi-Smothered#
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Loose Black Q
Tarrasch vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 1-0 Discovered check coming
Koltanowski vs M Stephens, 1946 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Pawn fork, Dbl attack
Reti vs Dunkelblum, 1914 
(C46) Three Knights, 8 moves, 1-0

Three Knights, Steinitz Def (C46) 1/2-1/2 Move a new piece each
L Zsinka vs Kotronias, 1988
(C46) Three Knights, 7 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three Knights Opening: Schlechter Variation (C46) 1/2- Round 10
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1912
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three Knights Opening (C46) 0-1 Crossfire b-file & long diagon
V Lyublinsky vs Simagin, 1939 
(C46) Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Black Ps get busted
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2012 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 Dlbd Rs on h-file
Fischer vs J Plaster, 1964 
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 kNight bite
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2012 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attk 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Pin, Distract K as Defender
T Farley vs M Kawuma, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attk 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Sac attack into discovered+
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Clever demolition sac 21.Nxe6
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Brutal Kside onslaught
J Johnson vs Kaufman, 1979 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Ne2-Ng3-Be2 (B23) 1-0 White chews up the Kside
Short vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 2...d6 3.f4 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 1-0Pawn gifts
Nakamura vs W M Buehl, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Anti-Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 then play 3 Bb5
S Iuldachev vs A Fier, 2006 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Anti-Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 then play 3 Bb5
H Simonian vs I Lutsko, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

Anti-Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 then play 3 Bb5
A Kovacevic vs N Djukic, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Spearhead on f7
R Hess vs Flavio Perez, 2007
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Always consider En Prise moves as possible 2-movers
N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Korchnoi Def (B23)1-0 P rollers opposite wings
Blatny vs N Ioseliani, 1988 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Greed is a sin.
Blatny vs M Werner, 1988 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Rs use half-open g-file
A Sabani vs Adorjan, 1990
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

KIA e5, Qe2 vs French (A08) 1-0 Pawns expand, tactical MG
Fischer vs U Geller, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 26.Nh7# Smothered Mate
A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B25) 1-0 The thinnest chance
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed f4, Nf3 (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed f4, Nf3 (B25) 1-0 Exchange sac
A Boog vs Van Wely, 1993
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Nf3, delayed f4 (B26) 1/2-1/2 OCB ending
Smyslov vs Fischer, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def I Edge (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Short vs C Zhu, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def. I Edge Var (B25) 1-0Pile on pin
I Bilek vs Gheorghiu, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24)1-0 A masterpiece
L Day vs T Koliada, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 94, "Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games"
Karpov vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B25) 1-0 Missed combo. White wins anyway.
Smyslov vs Larsen, 1958 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Botvinnik Def. II (B25) 1/2-1/2 missed the win
Adams vs Topalov, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed Variation 6.Be3 (B26) 1-0 Nice lil' combo
Ljubojevic vs Quinteros, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.Be3 (B26) 1-0 See 10th move notes
Adams vs Anand, 1998 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 9.Be3 (B25) 1-0 Astonishing central battle!
Navara vs Sasikiran, 2009 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Chameleon 6.Be3 (B23) 0-1Hole/Smothered Mate
Marjanovic vs I Zhivanov, 1946 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 6 moves, 0-1

Miniature found in "The Massive Book of Chess" shows 9...Bh3!
P A Rasmussen vs E Brondum, 1995 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 9 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack 7.Be3 (A07) 1-0 h-file attack, Deflection
Capablanca vs J C Rather, 1936 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sic/French Adv (A07) 1-0Furious Kside attk, Arabian# w/Q
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sic Dragon (A07) 1-0 "Outrageous" mating net!
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA/Hungarian / Sicilian Closed vs Dragon (A07) 1/2-1/2
B Maryasin vs Vasiukov, 2013
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another Closed Sicilian masterpiece by Short, 38 Rf6xg6+!!
Short vs H Stefansson, 2002 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

KIA/Sicilian Closed (A07) 1-0 Impressive Discovery/Interference
K Shanava vs N Umudova, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto 9.Be3 (B24) 1-0 #68 on Soltis Top 100
Smyslov vs Kotov, 1943 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto (B25) 1-0 Chernev's Most Instructive G34
Panov vs Taimanov, 1952 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.f4 7.Nf3 8.Be3 (B25) 0-1 Triple on d-file
W Walz vs Fischer, 1956 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Sic Closed. Fianchetto 7.Be3 (B25)1-0 Qside advance, Kside mate
Spassky vs Lobron, 1987 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto N climb (B25) 1-0 Resign in won position
Veprek vs I David Glaz, 1982 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Vari (C29) 1-0 Pin to win
Spielmann vs Levenfish, 1911 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 1-0 25.Rxf7 shows nerve
Hromadka vs K Treybal, 1912 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 W is all up in there!
Spielmann vs P Johner, 1922 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Notes from the field
D Marotti vs Reti, 1922  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Breyer (C29) 1-0? Black preferred
H J den Hertog vs G Bollebakker, 1904 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Know
Janosevic vs D Baretic, 1977 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 38 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Know
W Goebel vs C W Nowak, 1988
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1Brilliant B decoy sac arranges dbl+
Mackenzie vs F Hollins, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Castle opposite, rob the pin
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Develop All, clear the file!
B Tagirov vs Janosevic, 1953 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 0-1Masterful
D Isaacson vs Spassky, 1964
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Blackburne vs C Golmayo, 1891 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Cunningham Def (C25) 1-0 JHB notes
Blackburne vs J Berry, 1894  
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Q trap
Alekhine vs V Manko, 1905 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in The Art of Sacrifice in Chess by Rudolf Spielmann
Spielmann vs Duras, 1907 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

#4917 in Laszlo Polgar's 1994 Chess: 5334 Problems, Combos & G
Kolbe vs S Rotenstein, 1921 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Paulsen Def (C25) 1-0 Have my Q
G Fridrich vs R Braune, 1871 
(C25) Vienna, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25) 0-1 19...?
Hermann Neustadtl vs O Valenta, 1889 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Hamppe-Meitner Var (C25) 0-1 King hunt
K Hamppe vs A Schwarz, 1873 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C25) 1/2-1/2 = trade-offs
M Borzakian vs A Delanoy, 1999
(C25) Vienna, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Fireside Book of Chess, [Game 6] Odd, But True, p. .75
M Lange vs J von Schierstedt, 1856 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C25) 0-1 Striking risk
B Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1882 
(C28) Vienna Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Blindfold Q trap
S Rosenthal vs de Lamothe, 1888 
(C28) Vienna Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 1-0 Unstoppable Rook
W T Pierce vs W Nash, 1885 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 0-1Two pins win
A Mortazavi vs Miles, 1994 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 file opener, skewer
Hromadka vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937
(C28) Vienna Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Blindfold simul Dovetail#
Alekhine vs NN, 1922 
(C28) Vienna Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 0-1 Exciting!
Milner-Barry vs C H Alexander, 1932 
(C28) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 half-open g-file, hit h7
E Petuchovskis vs C Rui, 1992 
(C28) Vienna Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Cadets
M Smistik vs A Teran Lantaron, 1992 
(C28) Vienna Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 R sac rounds up both Ns
Alekhine vs De Klerck, 1933 
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate!
Zukertort vs NN, 1884 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Greek gift, R lift & #
E Schallopp vs Gossip, 1890 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Battle for 7th rank
J Sellmayer vs B Gerstner, 1994
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 49 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 K's opposition in MG
J M Dubal vs M Gonzalez, 1992
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 37 moves, 1-0

4918 in Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 Problems, Combos, & Games
Milner-Barry vs V Hanninen, 1956 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 White failed to play Nf3
NN vs N D Nathan, 1850 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

7 of 200 Modern Brilliancies (1984) by Kevin Wicker
K Berg vs H Dobosz, 1979 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Lasker's Chess Magazine, volume 6, May-October 1907, p. 259-260
H Daly vs F Young, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 R rocks the 6th
C De Seroux vs A C Taylor, 2019 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

W Seiler vs M Christoffel, 1983
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sax vs P Petran, 1973 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

K Pahl vs C Deissner, 1920
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0 Sac after sac!!
S Aakel vs R Bougayou, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 38 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Zukertort, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs G Neumann, 1867 
(C25) Vienna, 34 moves, 1-0

Westerinen vs A Matanovic, 1972
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Koehnlein, 1904 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Pins and Skewers
Spielmann vs E Cohn, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 38 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Swell up the Qside
E Cohn vs W Cohn, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 48 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Soerensen Def (C25) 1-0
Burn vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 44 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Discovered+ awaits
M Wuerzburger vs Peifer, 1933 
(C28) Vienna Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Mackenzie vs W B Haughton, 1871 
(C28) Vienna Game, 22 moves, 1-0

L Day vs A Kuznecov, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 68 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25) 1-0 K walk W
Steinitz vs Zukertort, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 51 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Spielmann vs L Prokes, 1908 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Eraser R leaves easy ending
Alekhine vs E J Davies, 1933 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 47 moves, 0-1

H van Steenis vs Tartakower, 1947 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Muzio Gambit (C25) 1-0 Open kside
Vachier-Lagrave vs Nakamura, 2016 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

T Farrand vs D K Johansen, 1980 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

R Narmontas vs G Petraitis, 2009 
(C25) Vienna, 13 moves, 1-0

H Caro vs Von Scheve, 1888 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Lipschutz vs W Pollock, 1889 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Hromadka vs Lasker, 1923 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Burille vs W Pollock, 1889  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Blackburne vs C W Bell, 1891 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

D G Baird vs Burn, 1889 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

K Treybal vs Burn, 1912 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

A van Foreest vs J W te Kolste, 1903
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs F Englund, 1912
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Hromadka vs P Johner, 1922
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

De Brie vs G Key, 1922 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Hromadka vs Bogoljubov, 1923 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Blum vs F Bender, 1934 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

J M Pichon vs U Bode, 1990
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Paulsen vs Schiffers, 1889
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs Yermolinsky, 2007 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Taubenhaus vs C Locock, 1890 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

E Schallopp vs Mackenzie, 1890
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 35 moves, 0-1

Blackburne vs Conill / Lopez, 1891  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

S R Wolf vs H Wolf, 1894 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Kaulen, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

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