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yFredthebear's Heavy Pieces Hound the Ranks
Compiled by fredthebear

by Barry Tebb
Richard Chessick, John Gedo, James Grotstein and Vamik Voltan

What darknesses have you lit up for me

What depths of infinite space plumbed

With your finely honed probes

What days of unending distress lightened

With your wisdom, skills and jouissance?

Conquistadores of the unconscious

For three decades how often have I come to you

And from your teachings gathered the manna

Of meaning eluding me alone in my northern eyrie?

Chance or God's guidance – being a poet I chose the latter –

Brought me to dip my ankle like an amah's blessing

Into the Holy Ganges of prelude and grosse fuge

Of ego and unconscious, wandering alone

In uncharted waters and faltering

Until I raised my hand and found it grasped

By your firm fingers pulling inexorably shoreward.

Did I know, how could I know, madness

Would descend on my family, first a sad grandfather

Who had wrought destruction on three generations

Including our children's?

I locked with the horns of madness,

Trusted my learning, won from you at whose feet I sat

Alone and in spirit; yet not once did you let me down,

In ward rounds, staying on after the other visitors –

How few and lost – had gone, chatting to a charge nurse

While together we made our case

To the well meaning but unenlightened psychiatrist,

Chair of the department no less, grumbling good-naturedly

At our fumbling formulations of splitting as a diagnostic aid.

When Cyril's nightmare vision of me in a white coat

Leading a posse of nurses chasing him round his flat

With a flotilla of ambulances on witches' brooms

Bringing his psychotic core to the fore and

The departmental chairman finally signing the form.

Cyril discharged on Largactil survived two years

To die on a dual carriageway ‘high on morphine'

And I learned healing is caring as much as knowing,

The slow hard lesson of a lifetime, the concentration

Of a chess master, the footwork of a dancer,

The patience of a scholar and a saint's humility,

While I have only a poet's quickness, a journalist's

Ability to speed-read and the clumsiness

Of a circus clown.

The Turk is operated by Jacques-Francois Mouret
Sturmer vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 0-1

Variants / French-like (000) 1-0 Sac, fork and pins
Cochrane vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / Delayed Bird (000) 1-0 FAMOUS COMBO FINISH
Morphy vs Maurian, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1-0 Arabian Mate plus 1 move
Lucena vs Quintana, 1515 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Grob vs e5, Bc5, Nc6 (A00) 1-0 Fine attack w/open g-file
G Welling vs D Webbink, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

The first encounter between Ray Keene and John Nunn.
Keene vs Nunn, 1963  
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Reti/Catalan vs QGD Tartakower's Def; Defend + w/a Discovered +
I Zemtsov vs S Repin, 2007 
(A06) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

KIA Uncastled; Tal's Bc3 block is a blast fuse!
Barcza vs Tal, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

K's English. Nimzowitsch-Flohr 2...e4 (A20) 1-0Seize open lines
Rubinstein vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A20) English, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. 2Knts (A37) 0-1 Remove the Guard
J Montezinos vs Euwe, 1927 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1 Q sac, fine rook tactics
Horst Beer vs Grob, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Peter Wells, "Winning with the Trompowsky"
Adams vs J Xie, 1997 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack by Trompowsky (A45) 1-0 Heavy artillery!
O Trompowsky vs L Endzelins, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Mexican Defense (A50) 0-1 He wrote The Black Knights Tango
H Spiller vs G Orlov, 1991 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def. Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 The power of the pin
Hoeregott vs W Schlage, 1929 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Benko G. Accepted. King Walk Var (A59) 0-1 R sac, Q penetration
J Bonin vs S Polgar, 1988 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Advance (B00) 0-1 Demolition
E Tsotsonava vs Annapoorni Meiyappan, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr ML 8.Nd5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Rxg7! Open, use line
Shirov vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Up the exchange
Bronstein vs Lutikov, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian (B02) 1-0 Gain time, threaten mate
A Chepurnov vs Duchamp, 1924 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def: Modern Main Line (B05) 1-0 Decoy K, then Nxf7+
Luer vs Rattman, 1922 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 11 moves, 1-0

Robatsch Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 Castle opp, P lever, Sac, Pin, Dflct
Steinitz vs A Mongredien, 1862 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc vs Vienna game (B07) 1-0 Notes by Ivanchuk /Informant
Ivanchuk vs A Graf, 1988  
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Game 7 in 'Carlsen: Move by Move' by Cyrus Lakdawala.
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2007 
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 Doppelganger
Koltanowski vs NN, 1931 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15)1-0 R deflection sac allows Qxf7+
Hromadka vs M Kirschen, 1911 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall leaves B en prise for 6 moves & sacs another.
Marshall vs A Cass, 1941 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Qe5+ forks LPDO Ra1 OOPS!
C Maddigan vs NN, 1970 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicil Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1Instructive heavy pieces
W J Tuckett vs J R Medley, 1849 
(B27) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Boy, oh boy.
O Kali vs Lior Duek, 2015 
(B30) Sicilian, 11 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

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Own the 7th!
Kasparov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2002 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Beautiful back rank deflecti
Kavalek vs G Khodos, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Fianchetto (B56) 1-0Cross pin the Spreahead
Rada vs Kostal, 1942 
(B58) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

A really lovely game by John Nunn.
Nunn vs Fedorowicz, 1991 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 7th rank flush
E Mnatsakanian vs J Banas, 1979 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B75) 1-0 Race of the Rooks
M Farre vs A Gudmundsson, 1958 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Wow! This game deserves attention!
Kotronias vs K Georgiev, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 0-1 Zwischenfork!
P Wolff vs Ivanchuk, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Underpromotion avoids stalemate, sets up mate in one!!
D Tomic vs F Winzbeck, 1993 
(B83) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Scheveningen (B84) 0-1 Weak back rank despite 2Rs
H Lehmann vs Fischer, 1965 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Here she comes!
J M Boey vs O'Kelly, 1957 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Impressive use of entire army!
M Plaza Reino vs X Leibert, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Adv(C08) 1-0Rob back rank defender
Carlsen vs P Nikolic, 2005 
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 22 moves, 1-0

Victor Henkin's "1000 Checkmate Combinations."
Tal vs S Holm Petersen, 1970 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

‘My Most Exciting Game’, p.280-281 of 'CHESS', 14 April 1939
J Mieses vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C13) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 At each other's throats
Polgar vs L B Hansen, 1989 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

Danish G. (C21) 1-0 13.Bf6!! Candy is dandy but liquor is qckr!
Lindehn vs Steinitz, 1864 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Comments by Le Lionnais
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C23) 1-0 1788 Dbl R sacrifice
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish(C26) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
H Hallmann vs W Schneider, 1931 
(C26) Vienna, 13 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

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

Fastest doubling of rooks on the eighth rank
J Mieses vs Swiderski, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 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

KGA B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 Q sac removes the guard
Chandler vs J Emms, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Schlechter punishes 3...f5
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 4 Across the 4th!?!?
K Jurkiewicz vs A Matras-Clement, 1998 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Greco Var. 3.Nxe5 Qe7 (C40) 1-0 Cut & Thrust!
F Slous vs W Bone, 1846 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def./Lion (C41) 1-0 Plenty of tactics
D Coleman vs J Shepley, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sac B, N & Q!!!
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1871 
(C27) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Spanish Var. Harrwitz Attk Nikitin G. (C44) 0-1 SUPER!
Lutt vs Keres, 1934 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1-0 Rob the pin Qside
P Bilguer vs K Schorn, 1839 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45) 1-0 She's on the loose
M Judd vs Mackenzie, 1878 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Bxh6 opens Kside attack
A Hayrapetian vs K Butler, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical (C53) 1-0 A terrible hangover
Z Andriasian vs M Litwiniec, 2010 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W E Kunerth, 1935 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Long Var (C55) 1-0 R deflection
Maroczy vs Vidmar, 1922 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Ex/ Scotch / Italian 2Knts Def. Open Var (C55) 1-0 Pin
R Snyder vs Gordon, 1973 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Basic blog notes
Znosko-Borovsky vs NN, 1932 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Berlin Def. Beverwijk 6.Nxf7 (C65) 0-1Non-stop action!
A G Kuznetsov vs Spassky, 1960 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 0-1 No fix
Lasker vs W M Brooke, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Closed Showalter Var (C66) 1-0 No Contest
Anand vs G Milos, 2004 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Overworked!
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Deflection sac 29. Rd7! sets up winning dbl attack & skewer
A Arulaid vs F Duz-Khotimirsky, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Worrall Attack Castling (C86) 1-0 Notes by A.A.
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed, Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0The safer K wins, maybe
Oll vs Y Kruppa, 1987 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer G. Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Remove the Guard
E Diemer vs Portz, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Vienna (D00) 1-0 2 sacs to invade
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1963 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Great + +
E Diemer vs A Schuppler, 1937 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Dbl Stonewall Gone Wrong (D00) 0-1 No man knows his final hour
S F Smith vs Marshall, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel G (D00) 1-0 Pick your poison
P N Wallis vs NN, 1923 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Excellent Sacrificial Kside Assault
J van Ruitenburg vs Hans Hofstra, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

BDG. Ziegler Def 5...c6 (D00) 1-0 White sacs P, R and N!
A L McAuley vs A Montalvan, 1965 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack 8.c4 (D00) 0-1 Blind swine w/a Q sac
L O Hauge vs F Lindsoe, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer G. Tartakower (D00) 1-0 R skewer, see finish
O Lie vs K Saga, 1965 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Variation (D02) 0-1 Mean Qs
D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Bishop sacrifice opens the gates in the knick of time
M Tauber vs P Bachmayr, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD Copycat (D02) 1-0 Quad Pawns in 18, Hogs on 8th
E E Colman vs H Jacobs, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack. Gruenfeld Var. ML (D03) 0-1 Unstoppable P roller
V Artemiev vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 31 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin CG (D08) 0-1 Here's why it's called the Lasker Trap!
Blumenfeld / Boyarkow / Falk vs Lasker, 1899 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

QGA Old Var./French Exchange Monte Carlo (D20) 1-0 Notes by PM
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1 Two batteries, rank and file
Loyd vs F Perrin, 1856 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics p. 153
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

A cute finish with all four rooks stuck on the last rank
M Szigeti vs Benko, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik (D44) 0-1 Bravo! 12 yr old simul win!
Kholmov vs Tal, 1949 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh6 triggers Kside attack
Smagin vs N Monin, 1986 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 41 in Garry KASPAROV on Garry KASPAROV I 1973-1985
Kasparov vs I A Zaitsev, 1980 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var. (D60) 1-0 Instructive IQP
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. ML (D66) 1-0 Tying up the enemy pieces
S Landau vs T ten Kate, 1929 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def Simagin (E46) 1-0 Stunning Q deflection sac
J Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

KID Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance (E75) 0-1 Tal punishes 0-0-0?
E Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

KID 4Ps Attack. Florentine Gambit (E77)  1-0 Masterly sac attk!
T Catalan vs N Saeed, 1983 
(E77) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Glek Def (E94) 1-0 Don't lead w/the Queen
D Berczes vs W Wittmann, 2005 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 29 moves, 1-0

Polish 2...f6 Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 R+ deflects Q
Tartakower vs Reti, 1919 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Larsen Opening / Dbl Fio / Hungarian (A01) 1-0 Zugzwang
Bagirov vs K Grigorian, 1976 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 R bites K in buttocks
L Karlsson vs B Brinck-Claussen, 2006 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Long Bomb!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 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: Schlechter Gambit - Uncommon in 1852 (A02) 1-0
A Simons vs Smith, 1952 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Bird/Stonewall Attk vs Anti-Bird Bg4 Unpin (A02) 1-0 2 hogs 7th
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird/Leningrad Dutch Rev(A03) 1-0Black "looks" better, W closer
H Danielsen vs M Tandrup, 2005 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04)1-0 2 Hogs crossfire w/Q
Panno vs Spassky, 1955 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Dbl-Dbl Fio (A04) 0-1 The hunted becomes the hunter
I Jelen vs Larsen, 1977 
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs Dbl Fio (A04) 1/2-Mad Rook device forces stalemate
C Foisor vs F Wantiez, 2007
(A04) Reti Opening, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Double attack & Queen sac by Adamski (18 Qxc3!!!)
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1/2-1/2 Bamboozling
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort /Italian vs Dutch 3...fxe4 (A04) 1-0 W initiative
Swiercz vs T T Hoang, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening Symmetrical Defense (A05) 1-0 2 Hogs on the 7th
Smyslov vs Stahlberg, 1956 
(A05) Reti Opening, 78 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 1-0 Decoy that Q, rob the pin
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

White looks like he will be mated but he has a surprise!
Forintos vs V Tomovic, 1957 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attk/Dbl Fio Reti (A06) 1-0 Back rank issues
Rapport vs Carlsen, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Double Fianchetto 3.c4 / Reti (A07) 1-0 Protected R on 7th
Vaganian vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Copycat / delayed Dragon d6 (A07) 1-0 Heavy penetration
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 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

Dbl Fio Reti, Sicilian Var (A08) 0-1 Demonic Decoy Sacrifice
Forintos vs Spassky, 1960 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack: Sicilian Var (A08) 1-0 Swingin' Swayin'
A Khavin vs Kotov, 1944 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 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, Anglo-Lithuanian Var (A10) 1-0 R sac next, Nxf7+ fork
N Sakr vs Ali Atwi, 2001 
(A10) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening (A10) 0-1 The temptation here...
J D Thornton vs L Sanchez, 2012 
(A10) English, 23 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Mutual Kside fires
Hertneck vs J Gallagher, 1997 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. QID (A15) 1-0 Triple on h-file
I Ivanov vs Miles, 1982 
(A15) English, 40 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. QID(A15) 1-0 Blind Swine to Arabian#
Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 45 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0 Q's off early
Romanishin vs Suba, 1986 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld (A16) 0-1Lateral pins
Nakamura vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 0-1

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 N sac-> N pin
Lombardy vs Polugaevsky, 1978 
(A17) English, 35 moves, 1-0

English (A20) 1-0 Fascinating tactical battle for promotion
Aronian vs Giri, 2016 
(A20) English, 34 moves, 1-0

100 best games of 20th century by Andrew Soltis
G Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knights' Reversed Dragon (A22) 0-1 Insane
A Pincus vs J Jacobs, 1972 
(A22) English, 38 moves, 0-1

"Winning Chess Strategies" by Yasser Seirawan; Botvinnik System
Seirawan vs M Vukic, 1979 
(A16) English, 30 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

English Symmetrical, Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 From "The 100 Best"
H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 227: Anatoly Karpov - My Best 300 Games
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. 2 Knts (A37) 1-0Check-less K hunt
Botvinnik vs Gligoric, 1956 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening Symmetrical. Botvinnik System Reversed (A37)0-1
N Vulicevic vs M Ashley, 1998 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Insane
D Rajkovic vs Z Jeraj, 1989 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Beefeater Var (A40) 0-1 X-ray Defense
J Kulbacki vs B Wall, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 0-1 Early Q exchange, R to 2nd
J Meyer vs Tal, 1988 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 0-1

(A43) Old Benoni, 45 moves, 0-1 Tal's attack is beaten back
Tal vs E Bhend, 1959 
(A43) Old Benoni, 45 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 White has weak squares, restricted king
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Indian Game / Polish structure (A45) 1-0 Odd play; Dovetail #
Blatny vs Nakamura, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 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

Spielmann-Indian c5-d6 vs Colle c3 (A46) 0-1 Remove the Guard
V Tarasov vs J Yuchtman, 1957
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Nimzovich annotates an endgame plan true to 'His System'
F J Lee vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 0-1 Sacs, Spearheads
Azmaiparashvili vs Yurtaev, 1983 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var(A46) 1-0 Center
Mikhalevski vs S Chanda, 2002 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Dbl Fio Def (A48) 1-0 Bishop pair
Janowski vs Kmoch, 1926 
(A48) King's Indian, 47 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 1-0 Back rank spearhead pin
Short vs W Kobese, 2011 
(A48) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 Great imagination
Kasparov vs A Negulescu, 1977 
(A48) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine. Abonyi (A52) 0-1 Sacs!
Bacrot vs Shirov, 2000 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense (A53) 1-0 Spearhead, Skewer+, Q nabs Q!!
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1953 
(A53) Old Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Normal (A55) 1-0 Exchange sac fails to free
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1960 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 45 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Declined. Main Line (A57) 1-0 Blind Swine on 8th
G Barbero vs A Nascimento, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Understanding Chess: Move By Move - John Nunn
B Lalic vs Khalifman, 1997 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Sacrificing everything for a second queen proves decisive.
Shirov vs A Hauchard, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

This game was annotated by Benko in CL&R, Jan 1970, p.22.
B Blumin vs Benko, 1969 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

You won't believe your eyes.
Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Winning with the Benko by Jacobs says 27.Ng5 does not work
L Brunner vs Kotronias, 1990 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. Modern (A60) 1-0 Splendid series of deflection sacs
S Polgar vs P Hardicsay, 1985 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Var (A67) 0-1 Circumnavigation
J Ivanov vs I Cheparinov, 2004 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical. New York Var (A70) 1-0Makin' Threats
Reshevsky vs J Gallagher, 1990 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical. Czerniak Def. Tal Line (A77) 0-1
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1970 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 35 moves, 0-1

Veresov Attack. Dutch System (A80) 1/2-1/2 Crazy Rook Stalemate
W E Fuller vs L Basin, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cologne 1992 (zugzwang GOTD)
Tal vs F Reinemer, 1991 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Hopton Attk, Dbl Stonewalls (A80) 0-1 f-pawn passer
B Saemundsson vs H Einarsson, 2011 
(A80) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Hopton Attk (A80) 0-1 Bs of both colors side-by-side
A Volodin vs M Bartel, 2010
(A80) Dutch, 47 moves, 0-1

Andrew Greet "GibTelecom Chess Festival", "CHESS", April 2008.
A Stefanova vs M Gurevich, 2008 
(A81) Dutch, 31 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 Defense: Rubinstein (A84) 1-0 Passive play gets squeezed
Taimanov vs A Miasnikov, 1957 
(A84) Dutch, 40 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical (A84) 1-0 Notes by Levenfish
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

White R captures pawn, 2 R's, Q & B. Never saw anything like it
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var (A90) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual Mate threat
Najdorf vs Tartakower, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Be7 Stonewall 7...Nc6!? (A92) 1-0 Combo cracks author's D
Nakamura vs R Bellin, 2016 
(A92) Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 1-0 Spearhead
L Aronson vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 36 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Var (A97) 0-1
Taimanov vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 35 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense, Declined 2.e5?! (B01) 0-1 She Danced
J H Rasmussen vs S Salomonsson, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 57 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Icelandic-Palme G. (B01)0-1 All3 heavy pieces
A Sokolov vs Speelman, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Bc4, d3, Nge2 (B01) 1-0White is active; Dbld Rs strike
N Starr vs C Oquendo Serrano, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Fantastic Rs Play!
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 1-0 Backed up
N Zdebskaja vs Karjakin, 2000 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Black threatens #, BF answers
Fischer vs H Berliner, 1962 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 45 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. Modern. Bc4 Keres Var (B04) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
Grischuk vs Ponomariov, 2000 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Alburt Variation (B04) 0-1 Ballsy
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def, Modern, Main Line (B05) 1-0 Q Sac Promotion
S Polgar vs S Palatnik, 1989 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 53 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

Modern Defense (B06)1-0 Attack w/space advantage that restricts
E Diemer vs Cerff, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 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

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 N&Q discoveries are deadly
Nigmadzianov vs L Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 What a slugfest!
E Najer vs T L Petrosian, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc Classical Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Heavy pieces assault
L Christiansen vs R Wachtel, 1977
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def(B08) 1-0Occupy hole
R Maric vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kayumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern Var (B10) 1/2-Crazy R
K Wockenfuss vs Andersson, 1977 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 88 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def: Advance (B12) 0-1 Q sac as a defensive tool
A H Pettersson vs F J Lee, 1905 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Advance (B12) 1-0 Tactical promotion
Rublevsky vs I Hera, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0 Many notes by Keene
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Tal Variation (B12)1-0 No ordinary game
V Okhotnik vs V Berezhnoi, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance Short Variation (B12) 0-1 Connect on the 1st rank
T Petenyi vs Bacrot, 2014 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 White loses his center pawns
S Sjugirov vs A Riazantsev, 2009
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Carlsbad Line (B13) 1-0 Clear EG
Kasparov vs Anand, 1996 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

Google Boys Life magazine..."Bobby Fischer Takes Top Honor"
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Panov Attack. ML (B14) 1-0Naggy forced K walk
Polgar vs L Verat, 1988 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Gurgenidze Counterattack (B15) 1-0 Kside assault!
Tal vs B Gurgenidze, 1969 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Modern Var. Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0 Ps
Adams vs Karpov, 1994 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern, Kasparov Attk (B17) 1-0 Bxh7+, RxNd7, Nxf7
Tal vs Miles, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. ML (B18) 1-0 Back rank pin
Kosteniuk vs Y Xu, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 2.Na3 (B20) 1-0 Back rank threats
Zvjaginsev vs Khalifman, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Magnus misses simple mate in one but still gets his first win.
B Svendsen vs Carlsen, 1999 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 White misused Rooks
N Shaposhnikov vs Alekhine, 1908 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Jaw dropper
Kieseritzky vs H Buckle, 1846 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

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 2.f4 McDonnell Attk. Tal Gambit(B21) 0-1Exchange Sac
M W Johnson vs T Niessen, 1996 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 38 moves, 0-1

Game 3 in Morphy: Move by Move by Zenón Franco
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def (B22) 1-0Sweet skewer -> Back rank#
W Chen vs K McDonald, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1 Q trap
F Ljubicic vs F Bistric, 2001
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 0-1

Kramnik saw that combo BLINDFOLDED. Impressive!
Sadler vs Kramnik, 1998 
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Q sac arranges easy mate
G Jones vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Closed. Traditional (B25) 0-1 White Q diverted
Tiviakov vs Shirov, 2010 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Back rank pin
M Ortiz vs D Chinasamy, 2014 
(B27) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Passer
Fischer vs E Bhend, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch Closed (B29) 1-0 R forks LPDO B and EAD a7
Tal vs E Mnatsakanian, 1986 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Penetration, connected passers
Polgar vs V Ikonnikov, 2012 
(B30) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

"It was probably one of my best games ever" - Magnus Carlsen
Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2013 
(B30) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Decoy sac for #
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

"Batsford Book of Chess Records", Yakov Damsky, Batsford, 2005
Tal vs D Ciric, 1966 
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Un-Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 Eventual passer
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian e6, d6, a6. Open (B40) 1-0 R sac maintains d7 pin
Y Zhou vs S Williams, 2012 
(B40) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 3.b3 Westerinen Attack / Dbl Fio (B40) 1-0 Develop or
Blatny vs J L Watson, 1998 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 1-0 Not the ending I expected
Nakamura vs A David, 2009 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 76 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Gary Gambit (B44) 0-1 Public nudity
D Wiebe vs W Klarner, 2011 
(B44) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 White surges forward
V Akopian vs Lautier, 2009 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 32: My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1Deflection+ or Skewer+
L E Bjorn vs G Henriksen, 2013 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 0-1 Heavy pieces workin'
J Pogats vs Taimanov, 1961
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 36 moves, 0-1

White sacs Queen to turn 7th rank into bowling alley for Rook
Rublevsky vs Harikrishna, 2006 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Canal Attack. Haag Gambit (B52) 1-0 Q supports R#
Kalegin vs S Yuferov, 1990 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 0-1 Bold sac attk
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1993 
(B57) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 12: Move by Move - Petrosian (Engqvist)
Pilnik vs Petrosian, 1954
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 49 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern (B60) 1-0 Heavy batteries
Vladimirov vs S Rozenberg, 1974 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 34 moves, 1-0

World Champion of 1978 beats World Champion of 2008.
Kosteniuk vs Chiburdanidze, 2008 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 36 moves, 0-1

Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Variation Early deviations (B62) 0-1
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 32 moves, 0-1

There mere IDEA of castling opposite sides against TAL!
Tal vs Koblents, 1957 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 46: My Best Games of Chess by Vishy Anand
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1998 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 24 pages kibitz
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2016 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 42 moves, 1-0

Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 0-1 Q sac lets 2 hogs on 2nd
Benjamin vs Z Kozul, 1997 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Maroczy Line (B74) 1-0 Brutal attk!
Ragozin vs Taimanov, 1945 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical(B74) 1-0Exchange, then what happens?
Kostic vs Noteboom, 1931 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Doubled Rooks, P wedge
A Sacks vs M Micayabas, 1984 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Smashin' Sac Attack
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack Anti-E (B90) 1-0Rule the open file!
V Akopian vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Kasparov vs P Ricardi, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Black hung his Rook
Mamedyarov vs S Zagrebelny, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Tactics
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Atk(B90) 1/2-Crowd Pleaser
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 4 Queens
Leko vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Nxf7 lets in heavies
Nisipeanu vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Page 288 (White to move 30.?)
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky. Modern Line (B92) 0-1
Unzicker vs Tal, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 0-1 Dragondorf?
Anand vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Promotion battle
Tal vs M Pasman, 1953 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 Young GK beats GM
Kasparov vs A Guseinov, 1976 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Var (B94) 1-0 Impressive Demolition
Kotronias vs D Xiu, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0Back-to-back N sacs arrange discover+
Chiburdanidze vs Dvoirys, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 15.Nxd5 thematic sac, exchange sac
Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2010 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Bishop sac on move 9!
S Sjugirov vs Van Wely, 2009 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Black's 23...RxBd3!! demolishes White's pawn structure
T Luther vs Yudasin, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0Examine last move
Tal vs Tolush, 1956 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97)1/2-Crazy R Arabian Stalemate
J Stocek vs G Pelle, 1994 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 0-1 Blast the Qside
D Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Qh6 block threatens mate; forks
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Remarkable mating net noose
Navara vs J Helbich, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Schlechter Variation (C00) 0-1 Rook on 2nd/7th
J Hector vs Short, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1-0Like a Rocky Marciano KO!!
I Nikolayev vs B Makovetsky, 1979 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense / Owen Def (C00) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Tinsley, 1899  
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Game 5 of Nimzowitch's 'My System'
O H von Haken vs A Gize, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0 Lawnmower
N Miezis vs A A Lopez, 2008
(C01) French, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

French Advance, Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Famous suffocation
Nimzowitsch vs A Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 Presssure h2
J B Hakizimana vs K Jorrit, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 Qside P lever
J F Mata Gonzalez vs V Akobian, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.Be2. Euwe (C02) 0-1 Back ranker
Carlsen vs S Agdestein, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.a3 f6 ML (C02) 0-1Black owns both diagonals
S Kristjansson vs Caruana, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

Black has a two move checkmate but no time.
M R Sangeetha vs S Dhar, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05)1-0 Q sac to Lawnmower#
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov (C07) 1-0 Spearhead hits ugly def
Tal vs I Zilber, 1949 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 R bomb!
Fedorchuk vs M Gurevich, 2010 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open ML (C09) 0-1 Three B sacs in this game
Panov vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Rubinstein (C10)0-1 N fork w/a discovered attk
J Klavins vs Tal, 1949 
(C10) French, 18 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pesky B pair
Nijboer vs R Cifuentes Parada, 1997 
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1-0

Lasker-like Don Quixote-understands his windmills (#)
Lasker vs E Delmonte, 1906 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn (C11) 1-0Bust up the Kside, enter 2 hogs
Anderssen vs A Clerc, 1878 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 0-1 Dbl rook sac
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

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 Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0 R deflection sac
Topalov vs Kramnik, 1997 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

From Emanuel Lasker's "How To Play Chess."
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Interesting R ending
J Perlis vs Spielmann, 1913
(C14) French, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Fingerslip Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1-0Open d-file
Kunin vs Ochsengoit, 1958 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer PP (C18) 0-1 Dbl R Sacs; 3 pieces beat 2 in a K hunt
C Canoba vs Eliskases, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Ten checks to zero.
Ivkov vs Portisch, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Possible Opera House combo
Suetin vs J H Donner, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 1-0 Q must sac, Rs roll!
W Paige vs E Formanek, 1993 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Advance (C19) 1-0 Well done~
Smyslov vs Letelier, 1950 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 42 moves, 1-0

K pawn Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black made 5 kNight moves!
J Ask vs O Von Bahr, 2013 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Hit the 6th, Seize open lines
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Interesting N sac works
A Ehrmann vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 0-1 Pawn roller
Short vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 1-0 Back rank mate coming
Tarrasch vs Janowski, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

The most famous Steinitzian king walk?
Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 Don't count your $ at the table
Bronstein vs Kholmov, 1975 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Furious action
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Old Line (C32)1-0 Qs close in
Larsen vs J Penrose, 1953 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0Keres-matic
Keres vs Petrov, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Def. (C34) 0-1Spearhead; Black's Q reaches 1st rank
P Goldberg vs W Loeffler, 1966 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 A World Championship Blunder???
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1Reinfeld # puzzle
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 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

King's Gambit: Accepted. Modern Defense (C36) 1-0K walk, P mate
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Parry the back rank mate
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

2) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Deflections
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 How not to play Fischer's Def
Morphy vs B Tilghman, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Spearhead, Q sac
U Kavcic vs R Tavcar, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Dbl B pins, more!!
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Brilliant
J Cazenove vs NN, 1817 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky G. Long Whip (C39) 0-1Pawn roller, 2 underpromo
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense w/Kside Fio (C41) 1-0Pretty finish despite pin
A Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1/2-1/2!! Stay calm, and carry on...
Aronian vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Pile on the pin end
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 23 of 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 by Alekhine
Von Bardeleben vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Morphy Gambit (C41) 1-0 He was in trouble?
Morphy vs T Barnes, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. (C41) 0-1 Pseudo-Arabian Mate w/an extra R
Y Wang vs X Zhao, 2011 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Hanham (C41) 0-1 Spearhead, Q decoy sac!
B Blumenfeld vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 W grabbed wrong pawn
I Szabo vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Göring Gambit. ML (C44) 1-0 Qside Greek gift & R sac
W Holthuis vs K van Oirschot, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Horwitz Attack 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Make an = or > threat
Horwitz vs Staunton, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...g6 5.c4 (C45) 1-0 Q sac, hogs on 7th, 8th
Carlsen vs A Diamant, 2003 
(B37) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Black K hunt falls short
H Wang vs Anand, 2013 
(C45) Scotch Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Three Knights, Scotch, Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0 Pin, Deflection
Blackburne vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 Decoy Q sac allows NxB+ fork
Navara vs Z Ruzicka, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

"You can't win by resigning!" -Tartakower; 39...Qf7! saves it.
A Martorelli vs A Antunes, 1986 
(C49) Four Knights, 39 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4Knts (C50) 0-1En prise+ clears file
J Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal/Modern Bishop's O (C50) 0-1 Slugfest
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var (C51) 1-0 No 7.Qb3, she roams about
Fischer vs O Celle, 1964 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Anderssen(C51)1-0Passer; Pseudo Hook Mate in 1
Tal vs M Brakmanis, 1959 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Italian, Bird's Attack c3, b4, d3 (C53) 1/2-Dbl R sac 4Arabian
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blindfolded Paul Morphy defeats his Uncle Ernest in 20 moves
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1849 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 0-1Sham R sac
R Gorski vs Arjen Pragt, 2000 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 0-1

Italian Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 20.Ne6!?
Rossolimo vs A Dunkelblum, 1950 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 BFTC
Euwe vs S van Mindeno, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Steinitz' Immortal Game - von Bardeleben walked out!!!
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening(C55) 0-1 Lawn mower mate
D J Ledger vs M Hebden, 2004 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C55)1-0 91-year old handles isolani
Koltanowski vs M Stobbe, 1994 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Italian fork trick (C55) 0-1 0-0-0 and Bxa2 snare
L Forgacs vs H Caro, 1904 
(C46) Three Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Sparkling Sac Finish
W Pollock vs S Langleben / F Colson, 1893 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack / Max Lange (C56) 1-0 Q dual
Teichmann vs Allies, 1905 
(C56) Two Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Flames~
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

2Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack K March (C57) 1-0 Whewooie$
C van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 A technical masterpiece
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Berlin Def. Berlin Wall J. Rogers Line (C67) 1-0
Shirov vs A Volokitin, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Keres Var (C68) 0-1B vs R; restricted K loses
Schlechter vs Rubinstein, 1918 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Exchange. Alekhine (C68) 1-0 Lasker's R pair prevails
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Normal Var (C69) 0-1, 23 moves, Q blunder
Bacrot vs E Inarkiev, 2008 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

Not that knight?The other one?Not that queen?No, the other one?
Spassky vs Taimanov, 1955 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

The White Q remains on her original square the entire game.
Geller vs Spassky, 1964 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen (C77) 1/2-1/2 In dire straits
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1892 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Best R wins
G Astrom vs Shirov, 1989 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Archangelsk (C78) 1-0 Sqzd by lateral pin
Z Almasi vs H Stefansson, 2006 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Archangelsk Var (C78) 1-0 Turn around
Anand vs Kamsky, 1995 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

Dr. Tarrasch, "The Game of Chess", London 1935, pages 417-23
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Check & Fork LPDO!
Carlsen vs S Agdestein, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 Deflection!
Timman vs Yusupov, 1987 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 Trapped Rook
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 Q sac removes f7 defender
Karpov vs Geller, 1983 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

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, Closed. Delayed Exchange (C85) 1-0 Brief RR technique
Bronstein vs Gligoric, 1967 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 The K joins
Bologan vs G Sargissian, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 50 moves, 0-1

BTC: Page 154, move 26.?
Fischer vs H Seidman, 1960 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Not a single capture or check. 0-1
A Medina Garcia vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Smyslov (C93) 1/2-Another protected h-passer
S Jalanskis vs H Ploompuu, 2002 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 55 moves, 1-0

Black Spearhead penetrates c2, pins Bb2, passes the b-pawn.
L Van Vliet vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 h-file attack w/doubled rooks
V Polonski vs T Metsalu, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 2 Pawn levers are twice as good
F J Lee vs J Mason, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Black owns the center
E von Feyerfeil vs Lasker, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Game 22 from Nigel Davies' THE VERESOV; W is hogtied
R I Reynolds vs Nunn, 1987 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Krause Var (D02) 0-1 Thematic
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Vidmar, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Colle System (D02) 1-0 Basic lesson on pins by a Rook
Keres vs D Adamson, 1935 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

London System vs Chigorin Def (D02) 1-0 FABULOUS R SACS!!
Larsen vs J Kristiansen, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Irma Bombeck...The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank
G Grasser vs L Winokur, 2014 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 36 moves, 1-0

Game 100 'The Guinness Book of Chess (GMs)' by William Hartston
Euwe vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 R sac for Q penetration
P Cramling vs Short, 2011 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

QGD Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Which Rook? Kill shot
R Shetty vs Short, 2011 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal (D08) 1-0 Heavy pieces dance
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 69: Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games by Stohl
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD Baltic Def. Pseudo-Slav (D11) 1-0 White takes center, Kside
Lasker vs J Mieses, 1890 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 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 Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 1/2- 1/2 Rooks gone wild...
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Czech. Krause Attack (D17) 0-1 Not a mouse slip!
R Janssen vs I Sokolov, 2002 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19)  1-0 Spearheads
L Christiansen vs M N Sher, 1994
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1-0 A good old fashioned whip
Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA Showalter Var (D24) 1-0 R decoy sacrifice arranges Q+ fork
Lutikov vs M Mukhitdinov, 1955 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Rubinstein Var(D27) 1-0 Bustin' through
J Kulbacki vs A Zerm, 1992 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Rubinstein (D27) 1-0 Hot h-file, Q sac
Aronian vs Morozevich, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

QGA-IQP tactics-Ktxf7 demolition-11.Rc1
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD Capablanca (D30) 1-0 Not perfect, but very effective finish
Aronian vs Grischuk, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 319 in Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Kasparov vs Gavrikov, 1981 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Three pawns on the 7th rank isn't the half of it.
D Birnbaum vs E Relange, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Def Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Arabian Mate Variant Awaits
J Sunye Neto vs Kasparov, 1981 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Classical (D34) 1-0 Fine specimen of Akiba's play
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical (D34) 1/2-1/2 Not an easy finish
J Davidson vs Euwe, 1924 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D37) 0-1 Black double Rs on 2nd rank
Topalov vs Nakamura, 2016 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Yasser took the bait... Nxf2 and paid for it.
Kasparov vs Seirawan, 1996 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 619 of Chess Informant Best Games 601-700
Khalifman vs Serper, 1994 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 White changes attack
Taimanov vs Kotov, 1953 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 It's mate in 8
Topalov vs Aronian, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Alekhine System Except ML (D28) 1-0 P race
Korchnoi vs G Borisenko, 1961 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 71 moves, 1-0

Annotated by Kramnik in most important novelty of Informator 99
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Death by half-open g-file
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1998 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Impressive tour de force!
Alekhine vs Menzel, 1923 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Lundin Var (D47) 1-0 Skewer
V Malakhatko vs K Nemcova, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Coordinate, Penetrate
Aronian vs Grischuk, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Reynolds' Var (D48) 1-0 Rob the pin, +
Morozevich vs Korneev, 2006 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

WC 1927: QGD Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) · 0-1
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

QGD Neo-Orthodox Var (D54) 1-0 Profound Q deflection offer
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 31: The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Kotov, 1938 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Defense. ML (D64) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Defense (D80) 0-1 Deflection! Back rank blunder.
Aronian vs Svidler, 2006 
(D80) Grunfeld, 24 moves, 0-1

A true Karpovian game; Black has been squeezed out of space
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(D85) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 977 in Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2006 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 B & Q sacs
Spassky vs Timman, 1977 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Prins Var (D97) 0-1 Interpose w/B
Beliavsky vs Kasparov, 1988 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 29 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening (E00) 1-0 2hogs on the 7th aint the half of it.
Kramnik vs E Alekseev, 2007 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1/2-1/2 Q Perpetual
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bogo-Indian Def. Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 0-1 Spearhead controls
J Berkvens vs I Rogers, 2002 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Wade-Smyslov Var (E11) 0-1 N on 3rd, R on 2nd
A Lein vs L Christiansen, 1981 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petrosian, Petrosian Attack (E12) 1-0 Gorgeous
Goldin vs I Efimov, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi squeezes opponent to death using Karpov's own strategy
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petro. Petrosian Attk (E12) 1-0 Dbl B sac, K walk
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Bronstein sacrifica sus dos torres y da un gran mate
Bronstein vs R Vedder, 1997 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Def. Classical (E17) 0-1 Hogs on 2nd/7th
Van Wely vs Polgar, 2007 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

NID Saemisch (E27) 1-0 Impressive Philidor's Legacy 3 vs 2 attk
Tal vs Zwaigzne, 1952 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 42 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 Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1N supports Nxf2, promo
A Giustolisi vs Euwe, 1950
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 68 of 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 by Alexndr Alekhine
J Enevoldsen vs Capablanca, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

Larsen's brilliant decoy "à la Mitrofanov"
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

This link: Kibitzing Tricks will tell you how to make links to
Reshevsky vs Fine, 1941 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Def. St. Petersburg Var (E43) 0-1 Blind swine & B
F Alinoori vs Li Ching, 2001 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Insufficient Defense Against Smothered Mate Threat
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

KID Normal. K's N Var (E60) 0-1Attack foiled by brilliant R sac
Z Doda vs Portisch, 1969 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

BFTC: Box 75, page 97, 30...? to win (modified)
M Surgies vs Fischer, 1957 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Attack with Mikhail Tal by the man himself
A Bannik vs Tal, 1957 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 45 moves, 0-1

R wins over B due to mate threats; King in wrong corner
Lisitsin vs Tal, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 73 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E86) 0-1 GK's most dominating victory over Karpov
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox (E91) 1/2-Mad Rook device forces stalemate
H Lieb vs V Vaisman, 2001 
(E91) King's Indian, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 30 in 'My 60 Memorable Games' by Robert James Fischer.
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center (C42) 1-0 Arabian denied
S Reinhardt vs C Schwarz, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 7.Bd3 (C42) 1-0
D Salinnikov vs A Gutov, 1998 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Bd3?!(C42)1-0 9 MOVER!!
L Teemae vs P Klemettinen, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Sacs for 3 Ps
Krogius vs O Chernikov, 1970 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted NxNd4 QxNd4 (C47) 1-0 Wedgie
P Delai vs T Lopang, 2006 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Reti's Mate
L Maczuski vs Kolisch, 1863 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac opens back rank
B Blumenfeld vs G Helbach, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 1-0 R Deflection Sac
Lasker vs Von Scheve, 1890 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Fraser (C45) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, Q&N battery
Mephisto vs NN, 1879 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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