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yv White Ne2 Waved to Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Nf3 has more vital coverage squares and does not obstruct the diagonal of the queen or bishop. Ne2 is more of a novelty, although it participates in the main line of some queen pawn openings.

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How many chess openings are there?

Well, White has 20 possible 1st moves. Black can respond with 20 of its own. That's 400, and we're ready for move 2. I don't know them, but I would not be at all surprised if there was a name for each of them. People are like that. You really, really don't need to know them all.

If you follow the rules of thumb for good opening play, I promise you that you'll be playing a named opening. Just put the 1st 3 moves in google, and you'll get the opening's name. With that information you can find other games that started the way your game started, likely by some very good players. Also, with the name you can read about it on Wikipedia, and find out what people think of it, who plays it, and its particular traps and idiosyncrasies.

Once again, The Rules of Thumb for Good Opening Play:

- Develop your pieces quickly with an eye towards controlling the center. Not necessarily occupying the center but controlling it certainly. - Castle your king just as soon as it's practical to do so. - Really try not to move a piece more than once during the opening, it's a waste of valuable time. - Connect your rooks. This marks the end of the opening. Connected rooks means that only your rooks and your castled king are on the back rank. - Respond to threats appropriately, even if you have to break the rules. They're rules of thumb, not scripture, or physical laws.

If you and your opponent follow these rules of thumb, you'll reach the middle game ready to fight. If only you follow these rules of thumb, you're already winning! Good Hunting. -- Eric H.

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The 20-40-40 rule in chess is a rule for players rated below 2000 that states 20% of your study should be dedicated to openings, 40% to the middlegame, and 40% to the endgame.

Drive sober or get pulled over.

"Prepare for the worst but hope for the best." -- The Wondrous Tale of Alroy by Benjamin Disraeli, published in 1833

Galatians 6:7 in the Bible "Be not deceived, God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."

"those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones" is often cited as originating in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde written in 1385.

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow." – Ancient Chinese Proverb

"An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind." — Mahatma Gandhi

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 insufficient N sac
Nakamura vs Sasikiran, 2005 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 87 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 N hits defender - 2x
J D Tresling vs Swiderski, 1899 
(C28) Vienna Game, 12 moves, 1-0

KIA/Hungarian vs Owen/Classical Dutch (A07) 1-0Double Sacrifice
Paulsen vs Owen, 1862 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian (B25) 1-0 Deflection, h-file attack
Capablanca vs J C Rather, 1936 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Fast 3 piece attack
M Sabol vs J Votava, 1995 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 No ordinary game
Vaganian vs G Botterill, 1975 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game/Owen's Def (A45) 0-1 Black triples on g-file
R P Alvarez vs A Valenzuela, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attk: Classical Def. Big Center (A45) 1-0Pin, Passer
Nakamura vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered #
L Taro vs B Neale, 1949 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def., Advance Var (B00) 0-1 Knt invasion miniature
D Sherborne vs D Wake, 1857 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.f3 (B01) 0-1Wrong Opera House; Smothered #
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense, Standard(B06) 0-1A kick in the pants from the N
O Hirn vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R J Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

The author of the book "White to Play and Win"
W Adams vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann: Forgacs Variation (B15) 0-1 Q+, Q+ & fork LPDO B
A Sira vs N Zahonova-Konopkova, 1993 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 7 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 h-file P lever, battery
Znosko-Borovsky vs Tartakower, 1925 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Chameleon 7...QxQ (B20) 1-0 White has B pair
Keres vs Kotov, 1947 
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Missed Q sac for #
T Hart vs T Zietlow, 1993 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 0-1 Watch out for B+N from same side
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

French / Owen Defense (C00) 1-0 She shouldn't have been there
K Chernyshov vs Andrejew, 1982 
(C00) French Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Game 8 in Irving Chernev's The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

1.P-K4 Napoleon Attack (C20) 0-1 Don't try for Scholar's Mate
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Alapin Opening 1.e4 e5 2.Ne2?! (C20) 0-1 Legall's Mate
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Good one, yes siree!
V Vorotnikov vs I Ivanov, 1977 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

Game 61 in Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 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

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle
V Manko vs Jankowitz, 1900 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

G58 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Dr. Tartakower & Du Mont
Przepiorka vs Reti, 1911 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Odd Ne2, f3-f4 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Semi-Smothered Mate
Capablanca vs M Coll, 1920 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Alekhine vs A Stephan, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 16 Crusher in Logical Chess by Chernev
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1889 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Kasparov: "I used a nuke (13.Rd8) to kill a bug (Shaked) ."
Shaked vs Kasparov, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 20 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E28) 1-0 Rxg7 Decoy
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E29) 1-0 Q&R battery on h-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Carlsen loses w/white in 20 moves (blindfolded)
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2009 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1 Smothered #
Reshevsky vs Z Margalit, 1958 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 9 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Def: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Firepower on h-file
Hort vs R Byrne, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 18 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80)1-0 Fab 150A Pin, P thrust & his book details
Browne vs E Winslow, 1977 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 0-1 Damiano's Mate
Moll vs Falkbeer, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening Ne2 (A00) 1-0 Under the influence
L Day vs P Nurmi, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 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)/Cnt Cnt Dclnd (A00) 1-0Black can't hold his Ps
K Foster vs A Pintor, 2008
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Hungarian/W Hippo (A00)1-0 W missed mate in 2, dbl discovered++
F Deacon vs V Green, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern 5.Ne2 (A01) 1-0 Black sac failed
A Kosten vs M Hebden, 1982 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 550 pages of kibitz
S Williams vs The World, 2013 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

KIA 1e4 e6 2.Qe2 (A07) 1-0 Tussle over pin; R vs B & passer
Chigorin vs Olland, 1907 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 80 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

English: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Delayed Dutch Leningr
J Rodgaard vs A J Mestel, 1978
(A10) English, 25 moves, 0-1

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 Opening: Great Snake (A10) 0-1 B sac! Long combination
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

The Great Chess Tournaments and Their Stories by Andy Soltis
Staunton vs E Williams, 1851 
(A13) English, 37 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knt Var (A16) 0-1 Bad B
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1966 
(A16) English, 61 moves, 0-1

King's English (A20) 1-0 Entertaining final sequence
Plaskett vs Miles, 1986 
(A20) English, 32 moves, 1-0

King's English (A20) 1-0 Q sac...capture her any of 3 ways
A Mastrovasilis vs A Marechal, 2011 
(A20) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Unusual and surprising. N trumps P on the side w/ initiative.
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

Speelman's foreword to Shirov's 1997 book Fire on Board
B Lalic vs Shirov, 1994 
(A21) English, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's English. Two Knights' Fianchetto (A22) 1-0 2 Qside passers
H Heinicke vs P Harms, 1947 
(A22) English, 24 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knights' Var (A22) 0-1 A fine finale by Black!
J Ragan vs Benko, 1974 
(A22) English, 25 moves, 0-1

eng 0-1 Snygg Matt. damoffer, sen tornschack m.mSPELA!
S Lorenz vs A Orlov, 2001 
(A25) English, 17 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0Gone shopping
L Oepen vs S Maus, 1988 
(A25) English, 16 moves, 1-0

$ King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1/2-1/2
M Sinanovic vs A Dumpor, 2007
(A25) English, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0 Two White forks
K Ozols vs P Reid, 1937 
(A25) English, 8 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0Rollercoaster
Nakamura vs F Vallejo Pons, 2011 
(A25) English, 59 moves, 1-0

"Winning Chess Strategies" by Yasser Seirawan; Botvinnik System
Seirawan vs M Vukic, 1979 
(A16) English, 30 moves, 1-0

King's English. Botvinnik System (A26) 1-0 Sac for a passer
Kasparov vs Short, 1990 
(A26) English, 48 moves, 1-0

Macho Grob Spike (A40) 0-1 R sac offer to promote
A Whiteley vs M Basman, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Alekhine's Block, Sac Attk
S Bartha vs G Kluger, 1979 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

"Jenni I Got Your Number" 867-5309
J Votava vs F Jenni, 2001 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Defense: Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 1-0 K walk
Timman vs Suttles, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

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

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Q's back rank interpose won't save the day
Faruk Hoxha vs V Priehoda, 2010 
(A43) Old Benoni, 26 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 Watch the solo K charge!
A Bigg vs P Dimitrov, 2008 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Impromptu blitz game
Adams vs Kasparov, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Classical Def 2..e6 Big Center (A45) 1-0!
Hodgson vs P Saint-Amand, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack; mutual Kside fios (A45)1-0 UNDERMINE the def
Hodgson vs N Davies, 1991 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Var (A52) 1-0 Historic photo
Spielmann vs Reti, 1919 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def. Alekhine. Abonyi Var (A52) 1-0Control e-file, 7th
Alatortsev vs Lilienthal, 1935 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def (A53) 0-1 Some pawn grabbin' is good, some aint!
E Zagoryansky vs Kotov, 1942 
(A53) Old Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Ukrainian (A54) 0-1 Q sac removes key defender
A Kalantar vs Petrosian, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Damoffer öppnar för häst och löparschack/matt!
P Peev vs A Haik, 1979 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 36 moves, 0-1

Unforgettable? (yes) Brilliant? (Goodness, yes.) Unsound? (m...
Polugaevsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Simul at the Russian Tea Room in 1988
Kasparov vs S Rachels, 1988 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 42 moves, 1-0

(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 1-0
Aronian vs Jobava, 2015 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 0-1 R sac, Spearheaded
N Croad vs D Mehmeti, 2012 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Yugoslav 7…Bxf1, Nge2 (A59) 0-1 P drops
T Braunlich vs J Friedel, 2007
(A59) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

David downs Goliath in a model Benoni
J Penrose vs Tal, 1960 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Raphael 3.Bg5 (A80) 1-0Brutal elegance on Qside
V Akobian vs P Tregubov, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 30.Kd2 saves White
R Kempinski vs Gleizerov, 2000 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Q's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Burille vs Bird, 1889  
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch: Queen's Knight Variation (A85) · 0-1 e4 is useless
Mamedyarov vs Bacrot, 2013 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 33 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

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 W space advantage, active piece play
Steinitz vs W Potter, 1871 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Classic W development, Q extraction saves B, instructive R EG
P Ostojic vs M Basman, 1981 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Gambit (B01) 0-1 4 Black pieces hone in
Siggens vs G H Phillips, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 7.Nge2 Bg4 8.f3 (B01) 1/2-1/2 P thrusts gain a tempo
W Schlage vs E J Diemer, 1938 
(B01) Scandinavian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr Declined 2.e5/S-M Gambit (B01) 0-1 Black penetrates
F Frink vs K Szalai, 2012
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 0-1 Cornered
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1892
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 0-1 Almost Cornered
Schiffers vs Tarrasch, 1894 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 0-1Principle of two weaknesses
O Jovanic vs Ponomariov, 1996 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Black threatens #, BF answers
Fischer vs H Berliner, 1962 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Three connected passers
Znosko-Borovsky vs G Oskam, 1923 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Central batteries, N invasion
Boleslavsky vs N Kopilov, 1949 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Hook Mate
Fischer vs E McCaskey, 1964 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Black K flushed out
I Rogers vs Z Varga, 1991
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Modern Def (B06) 1-0 Fire on board, by Judit; Neither K castles
Polgar vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Retreat and set/pile on the pin
Yagupov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense Bg7, Nh6 (B06) 1/2- Q kept perpetual threat & +
I Stohl vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense 2.h4 h5 (B06) 1-0 Transposes to KID Saemisch
Spassky vs J A G Rodriguez, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 Notes by Keene
G Hjorth vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 50 in Chess Duels by GM Yasser Seirawan
Karpov vs Seirawan, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 82 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
J Mora Corbera vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Chess Variant / Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Whirling Nf2+ Windmill!
Strickland vs The Turk, 1820  
(000) Chess variants, 38 moves, 0-1

Pterodactyl Defense: Eastern. Pterodactyl (B06) 0-1 Brilliancy!
E Preissmann vs L Day, 1978 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Def (B06) 0-1 Notes by RK. White exchanges, backs down.
M Aaron vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

150A QxBh6 vs Pirc Def mutual 0-0-0 (B06) 0-1 Black space advan
H Stefansson vs Kasimdzhanov, 2000
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Pseudo-150 Attack (B07) 0-1 Simplification to won EG
Pilnik vs E Torre, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Def. vs Kside Fianchetto (B07) 1-0 Huddling for warmth
Karpov vs Timman, 1979 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 1-0

Philidor / Pirc Defense (B09) 0-1 Central roller
G Mammadzada vs I Furtado, 2007 
(B07) Pirc, 55 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 0-1 Pins & N penetration bite
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 13: Beating the Caro-Kann by V. Kotronias
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance (B12) 1-0 minor piece trap
Bologan vs A Campanile, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. 4.h4 Tal Var (B12) 1-0 0-0-0 victory
G Jones vs K Stokke, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Blitz
Carlsen vs So, 2017 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 22 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q
Chulkov vs Gavemann, 1947 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Forgacs NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 Know this mate pattern
A Fuderer vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 Helpmate
K Poschauko vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

EG: White wins the battle of the central pawns and trades down
E Post vs Tartakower, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 53 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense Tartakower (B15) 1-0 Move en prise unit w/a threat
Bronstein vs B Ritov, 1978 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Var (B15) 1-0 The d-pawn is passed
Andersson vs B E Horberg, 1969 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 5 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0 Two opening authors
A Kosten vs E Schiller, 1981 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Schneider vs Schmidts, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
M Warren vs J Selman, 1930 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Chess Faux Pas
M Peckar vs Fine, 1939 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 She did it again?!
L Schmid vs W Sahlmann, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 14: The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames by Steve Giddins
K Plater vs Botvinnik, 1947 
(B20) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Pin followed by N fork
N Gusev vs D Wiebe, 2011 
(B20) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1 c & e pawns are moved
Molinari vs Bordais, 1979 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

SWG, Spielmann tries to give away his Knight & Queen for free.
Spielmann vs Grob, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Dbl Exchange Sac, Interfere
Tartakower vs R Broadbent, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Junior girls sac their Qs
H Richards vs A L'Ami, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23)0-1 A brawl from the start
T Rakic vs I Nemet, 1966 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 1-0 e-file opens quickly
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

Game 21 of John Emms book Starting Out: The Sicilian
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attk (B48) 0-1 Black sacs
A Blodstein vs Rublevsky, 1992 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57) 1-0 Invade 6th
Fischer vs Benko, 1959 
(B57) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk deviate (B75) 1-0Rxf7 Remove Def
E Tate vs Shabalov, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in Move by Move - Keres (Franco)
Keres vs Bogoljubov, 1943 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 1-0 Very Tal-like!
A Sznapik vs O Foisor, 1982 
(B83) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Two hogs on 2nd rank
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Schlechter 3.Bd?! (C00) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Carlsen vs I A Abusdal, 2003 
(C00) French Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

French Kside Fianchetto / Sicilian (C00) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Small Center (C00) 1-0 Pin the tail on the rat!
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1861  
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange Nc6 Bb5 (C01) 0-1 Kside P roll
M Ozanne vs H Abdullah, 2008
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Simple tactics
K Trygstad vs K Stupak, 2009
(C01) French, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Q+ removes defender
J Mieses vs Harmonist, 1889 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Bogie put up a fight
Koltanowski vs H Bogart, 1952 
(C01) French, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

French Exchange, both 0-0-0 (C01) 0-1 Alekhine's Gun
W Winter vs Alekhine, 1936 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Critical pin vs Nf6
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

French Advance 5.Ne2 f6 (C02) 0-1 Pins are a problem.
A Romero Holmes vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Bxh7+ Greek Gift win
Foltys vs Mohyla, 1940 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French, Classical Svenonius Var(C10) 0-1Same N&B hit c2, BAD Zw
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 0-1 Another K walk away
Diez del Corral vs Petrosian, 1969 
(C18) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 0-1

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

Striking last move like Marshall's "Pieces of Gold" game
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Lindehn vs L Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 0-1 Surprising K walk
R Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in 'Why Lasker Matters' by Andrew Soltis.
Lasker vs Lipke, 1889 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

Chess Monthly v7 (1886-87) p297-298 Game 684.
Zukertort vs Lipschutz, 1886 
(C27) Vienna Game, 53 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Nice combo, but overcooked
Rublevsky vs Navara, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. 3Knts Var (C28) 1-0 Blk released blockade
D Sheshukov vs V Alyamkin, 2003 
(C28) Vienna Game, 39 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Modern Transfer (C31) 1-0 Notes by Bogoljubow
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1919  
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Black witch rides her broom
L Day vs J Berry, 1975 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

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 Def 7.f3 (C41) 0-1 Smashing the Qside; whiteshark poem
J Hector vs G Barbero, 1991 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Pesky N pair
E J Diemer vs Turray, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Veresov 3...Bc5 4.BxN gxBf6 (D01) 0-1 Not the best opening play
Miles vs Hort, 1982 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

QGD Baltic Defense (D02) 1-0 Very efficient
T Jugelt vs M Ehrke, 2008 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def Accelerated/Dutch Bd6 Stonewall (D31) 1-0 Q sac!!
Sasikiran vs Krasenkow, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional (D35) 1-0Shrewd Interference-Discovery
Ding Liren vs E Inarkiev, 2015 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Reshevsky Var (D36) 1-0 Castle opposite
Caruana vs Kramnik, 2017 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 67 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var (D70)1-0 Kside P rollr
Khismatullin vs J Zhou, 2012 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var (D70) 1-0 K walk on hot coals
B Kantsler vs A Greenfeld, 2005 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Game 39 in Carlsen: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Carlsen vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 35 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Def. Keres Def. Transpo (E00) 1-0 Black Rs on 7th duds
Korchnoi vs Barcza, 1966 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Game 123 in The School of Chess by A. Kotov & Mikhail Yudovich
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E25) 0-1 Contemporary Classic
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E28) 1-0 "Smokin' Hot"
K Smokina vs R Pokorna, 2007 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def.Saemisch. Capablanca Var (E29) 1-0 Bxh7+ Qh5+
Lilienthal vs Najdorf, 1948 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Leningrad Var (E30) 1-0Another castle by hand
Petrosian vs Benko, 1959 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Classical (E32) 1/2-Q sac for Arabian perpetual
V Akobian vs The World, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 10 in Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn.
Dreev vs J Zhou, 2008
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

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. Huebner Var (E41) 1-0 Nxg7 leads to g-file +
J Sarfati vs R Stevens, 2008  
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1-0 Kside attk
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Reshevsky Var (E46) 1-0 Pawn piles on pin
Bareev vs Timoscenko, 1986 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

NID. Simagin Var (E46) 0-1 Combination as good as pumpkin pie!
Mamedyarov vs Nisipeanu, 2004 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

NID. Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 21.Nxg7
Kasparov vs Tal, 1987 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 31 moves, 1-0

KID Normal (E70) 0-1 Check and fork, removes K as defender
R Bates vs A J Mestel, 2001 
(E70) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Averbakh's "Tactics for Advanced Players" gives 29. ...Qxd7 30.
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

KID Pomar System (White fianchetto) (E72) 0-1 Knight windmill!
J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994 
(E72) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Weakened dark squares
Seirawan vs Ivanchuk, 1997 
(E77) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Double Check
Spassky vs Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Shocking moves
Lputian vs Kasparov, 1976 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 0-1 Award winning brilliancy
A J Mestel vs Gufeld, 1987 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 1-0 Sacs for a K walk
S Estremera Panos vs L Cisneros Belenguer, 1991 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1/2-1/2 Q giveways
A Zamikhovsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1956 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 0-1 Q sac for promo = Q+
R Markus vs Radjabov, 2000 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Double Fianchetto (E82) 1-0 Unpunished error
Spassky vs Gufeld, 1963 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Candidates Final, Kiev 1968 Rd.7 (Sudden Ending)
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 h-file spearhead / N snare
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 54 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Panno (E84) 0-1 Qside Ingenuity!
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 40 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 0-1 Deflect her from the diagonal
G Ustinov vs Stein, 1965 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

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

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

Cntr Cntr 2.Nc3 3.Ne2 (B01) KIA/Closed Siciln (A07) 1-0 Passers
A Rodrigues vs A Silva, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0Little sacs create big prob
Fischer vs W Addison, 1970 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

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

3...Qa5 6...Bg4 7.Nge2, 10.f3 (B01) 1-0 11...Rg8?!
R Pert vs D Coleman, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5, 5...Nc6 6.Nge2 (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Mieses Var 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 1-0Nd5 discovery, Nxc7+
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5, Bg4 8.f3 (B01) 1-0 Deflect the defender
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0Connected passers
N Starr vs J Trottier, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 B fork Rs, R sac
T Stolberg-Rohr vs T Skytte, 2003
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Karpov at age 11 B03 1-0 35
Karpov vs Piskunov, 1962 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

150A QxBh6 vs Modern Def (B06) 1-0 exNf6 and bxNc3
Jansa vs I Gazik, 1992
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 1-0

Szymon Abramowicz Winawer (1838-1920), German champion
M Porges vs Winawer, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Pseudo-150 Attack (B07) 0-1 Penetration tactics
I Buljovcic vs Hort, 1976
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense both Fio (B07) 0-1 Up the exchange
Milov vs V Beim, 1991
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense both Fio (B07) 0-1 The diagonals open but Ns rule
M Bjelajac vs A Planinc, 1977
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def (A00) 0-1 Remove the guard
B Socko vs Nakamura, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense vs Ne2, f3, g4 (B07) 1-0 Stunning Q sacrifice!
Topalov vs M Leskovar, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 0-1 Karpov's N Manuever
Ivanchuk vs Karpov, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack Bishop Hunt (B12) 1-0 Action
Timman vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Q trap w/Boden's pattern
G Popilski vs Grigoriants, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange/Cntr Cntr (B13) 1-0 Q trap
S F Lebedev vs S Izbinsky, 1903 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

B15 1-0 23 Better look at this one again
Khalifman vs Seirawan, 1991 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Tartakower NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 0-0-0 vs 0-0
A Planinc vs S Puc, 1969 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 18 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B32) Check & fork LPDO B in the shooting gallery
D de Graaf vs W Degen, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

e4 c4 vs French Defense Hedgehog (C00) 0-1 White's own prison
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def./Pseudo Black Hippo (C00) 1-0 Open center violence
Pillsbury vs Tinsley, 1899 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch
Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 Tactics
Fritz vs Hertneck, 1998 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Jonathan Speelman's Best Chess Games 1970-80. Game 26, page 176
Reshevsky vs Vaganian, 1976 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Deadly Decoy K hunt
Korneev vs Piskov, 1996 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 0-1 Black insurgents
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Rubinstein, 1905 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 0-1

French Defense Classical (C14) 0-1 Remove the Defender/Deflect
Von Gottschall vs Blackburne, 1885 
(C14) French, Classical, 13 moves, 0-1

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

Game 38 in Max Euwe: The Biography by Alexander Munninghoff
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Alpha Scandinavian/French Defense: Winawer 4.Nge2 (C15) 1-0
Hodgson vs I Rogers, 1985 
(C15) French, Winawer, 53 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Knight on the rim is trapped
Polgar vs Portisch, 1988 
(C15) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 29 in Understanding Chess: Move by Move by John Nunn
Kramnik vs Svidler, 1998 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

5.f3 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1/2-1/2 Strange straightens out
H W Trenchard vs Halprin, 1898 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 382 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 1-0 Amazing game
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E26) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs H Ardiansyah, 1979  
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch (E26) 1-0 Dbl R lift Kside crusher
Kasparov vs B Ivanovic, 1983 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Another well-known gem from legendary Zurich '53. Great stuff!
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Botvinnik finished 1st in this tournament. Ragozin was 2nd.
Botvinnik vs Ragozin, 1947 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner (E41) 1-0 Q raid, K walk
Milov vs Chiburdanidze, 2002 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

"The Golden Dozen" by Irving Chernev
Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg (E43) 1-0 Open g-file
S Matveeva vs M Litynska, 1993
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

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

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1 The horse is hers!
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Normal. Bishop Attack (E47) 1-0 Dbl Crossfire
Z Zhao vs M Pacheco, 2006 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 42 moves, 1-0

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

KID Normal Var. Deferred Fianchetto (E72) 1/2-1/2 Saved!
Lilienthal vs Tolush, 1947 
(E72) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Wow!! One of the best games of the late English GM Tony Miles
S Atalik vs Miles, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th, Q in close
L Christiansen vs Nunn, 1988 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 A piece for a passer!
Kramnik vs V Isupov, 1990 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 25 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Ns Reversed Dragon (A22) 1-0 Chipmunk Chess?!
Nakamura vs Navara, 2012 
(A22) English, 34 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Napoleon Attack (C20) 1-0 Declines repetition of position
P Dimitrov vs N Vlashki, 2008 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 80 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Discovery coming next
Alapin vs A Schwarz, 1898 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Parham Attack 2.Qh5?! (C20) 0-1White could have castled
M Orfali vs M Senlle Caride, 2007 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0K walk, P mate
Marshall vs NN, 1907 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 0-1 Bishops over Knights
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

The best Steinitz's sacrifice! Every type of unit involved!
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Open d-file skewer+
H Alnajjar vs L S Chidi, 1990
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 1-0

Bs Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26) 1-0Promo next
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 42 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Reversed Spanish (C26) 1/2- One open file
Reti vs P S Leonhardt, 1908 
(C26) Vienna, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Game 4.Qg4 g6 (C27) 1-0 Easy simplification to P ending
Milner-Barry vs H Opsahl, 1939 
(C27) Vienna Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game 4.Qg4 Kf8 (C27) 0-1 Bg4 traps Qf3
T Kulhanek vs G Jablecnik, 1996 
(C27) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q sac for a P#
Viakhirev vs Alekhine, 1906 
(C28) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Ns & outside passers
Karjakin vs Bologan, 2004 
(C28) Vienna Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 22.0-0-0
H Ziska vs W Kobese, 2008
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 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

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 DISCOVERY
Blackburne vs J Waltham, 1876 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Morphy Def (C31) 0-1 Minors!
Guilbert vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 1-0 Straight down e-street
G Cheney vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA. 3.Be2 Tartakower Gambit (C33) 1-0 Kside sac attack
N Littlewood vs Lengyel, 1964 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Minority passer
Westerinen vs G Timmerman, 1987 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 67 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0
Westerinen vs M Rolvag, 1988
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening e4, Bg2 (A00) 0-1 A real spanking from pins
B Jacobsen vs Ljubojevic, 1970 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian with three passed pawns in the center
Carlsen vs F Vallejo Pons, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian for Insomniacs A07 0-1 31
A Misetane Burjan vs K Albert, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

KIA/Closed Sicilian 6.Be3 (B25)0-1 Kside sac attack is thwarted
Yudasin vs Gelfand, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 N support and N fork
Karpov vs Fedin, 1964 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Fianchetto (B24) Open line for aggressive play!
E Maggiolo vs D Suarez, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.b3 Snyder Var (B20) 1-0 Q sac for a windmill
T Gelashvili vs M Gagunashvili, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Colle's Chess Masterpieces by Fred Reinfeld
G Oskam vs Colle, 1923 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Dunne Attk 11.f5 (B20) 0-1 Weak squares
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(B20) Sicilian, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Raking Bs, invading N
Capablanca vs G Wheatcroft, 1939 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 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. Chameleon Ne2xd4 (B23/B77) 1-0 R eats the edge
Hort vs Forintos, 1969 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Chameleon Ne2xd4 (B20) 1-0 Systematic destruction
B Al Qudaimi vs O Croes, 2010
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Closed. Chameleon Ne2xd4 (B23) 1-0 White Q accepts
O Sarapu vs K W Lynn, 1982
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sic Def. UnClosed. Chameleon/Accelerated (B23) 0-1 Raking Bs
J Mieses vs Tarrasch, 1903
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon (B23) 1-0 Crosspin on Half-open file
A Kaufmann vs Spielmann, 1914 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. UnClosed. Chameleon (B23) 1-0 Remove the Defender
J Mieses vs Breyer, 1920 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

KIA/Sicilian Closed vs Dragon (A07) 1-0 B pair vs R
Smyslov vs R Renter, 1947 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Nc3, NxNge2, Bg3, Be3 (B25) 0-1 P majorities
J Sarfati vs I Rogers, 1988
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 6.Be3 (B26) 0-1 Fine Defense!
Adams vs Kasparov, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Nge2, Bg3, Be3 (B25) 1/2-1/2 OCB
Adams vs Topalov, 1999
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed Ne2, Bg2 (A07/B25) 1-0 White+ to gain tempo
E Safarli vs T Krnan, 2015
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian/Big Clamp (B25) 1-0 h-file assault
K Treybal vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 2.Nc3 dxe4 (B01) 1/2-1/2 0-0-0 vs 0-0
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

3...Qa5 Main Lines. Mieses Var (B01) 1-0
Fedorchuk vs M Savic, 2009
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, Bc4, d3, Nge2 vs Bg4 (B01) Early Qs exchange
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Portuguese Bg4xBe2 (B01) 0-1 Heavy pieces K hunt
Z Kovacova vs A Corke, 2006
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Pawns jump forward
Anand vs L Galego, 1993 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Royal fork awaits
S Kjellander vs V Bergraser, 1956
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Pin, R+ sac!
Spassky vs Leon Weiss, 1966 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

Waitzkin vs Dzindzichashvili, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

Adams vs P Wolff, 1989
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Fidelity, 1985 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs B Jansson, 1971 
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Segal, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Normal Line (B74) 1-0 Moscow
V Vepkhvishvili vs Samaganov, 1972
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs L Lenic, 2016
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivkov vs D Ivkovic, 1958
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Accelerated Panov Attk (B10) 1-0 Discovered+
A Rakhmanov vs Y Ginzburg, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 Wing gambit (B10) 1-0 N romp Kside
M Surtees vs J Houska, 2008 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 (B10) 0-1 Coming R+ skewers loose N
Z Vukovic vs M Markovic, 2001
(B10) Caro-Kann, 49 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 (B10) 1-0 B sac, Q+ forks loose R
Short vs Gulko, 1995 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 vs Bg4-Bd6 (B10) 1-0 White is more active
J T Barendregt vs Botvinnik, 1966 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 French Def(B10) 1-0 Ne6! then line opening
Kasparov vs D Kayumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 (B10) 1-0 Diagonal "Dovetail" absolute pin
Short vs Speelman, 1979
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 like a French Advance (B10) 1-0
Short vs A Lein, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 like a French Advance (B10) 1/2-1/2
Short vs Dreev, 2002 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 like French Advance w/Bf5 (B10) 1/2-Quick
Movsesian vs Sakaev, 2003
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 like French Advance w/c4 (B10) 1-0 Blunder
L Day vs K Babazadeh, 1995
(B10) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 like French Advance Bg4xNe2 (B10) 1-0
R Felgaer vs J Houska, 2007
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 (B10) 0-1 1-0 Closed pos unravels on wings
R Felgaer vs E Ubilava, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 (B10) 0-1 Central P roller, overworked R
R Felgaer vs M Annaberdiev, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 52 moves, 0-1

Game 59 in Pawn Power in Chess by Hans Kmoch
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Kosten showcases the Botvinnik Attack in his book The Dynamic E
A Kosten vs G Lilley, 1999 
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Botvinnik System Reversed (A36) 1-0 51.?
Korchnoi vs P Bakker, 1976 
(A36) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack 6.Qf3 (D00) 0-1 Pin the Q to her K
S A Mudrev vs S von Freymann, 1929
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Barry Attk vs Indian Def. (A45) 1-0 Pinned & Overworked Ps
Jobava vs Ponomariov, 2016 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense vs Ne2, f3 (B06) 1-0All of White's pieces attack
B Zuckerman vs Suttles, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 sKorching counterattack on f2
L M Kovacs vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Y Karakhan vs E Kakabadze, 1957
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack. Fianchetto Gambit (B13) 0-1
J Dueball vs D Werner, 1982
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 N+ on 6th
Euwe vs J W te Kolste, 1926
(A21) English, 21 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Undermine Q as defender
Carlsen vs S Vokhidov, 2018 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

French Def. McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Epaulette # by N
A Kovacevic vs S Plischki, 2003
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 39 moves, 1-0

Hungarian/Alapin/Vienna vs Philidor Def. (A00) 1-0 Seize open l
Kasparov vs J Rebello, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 53 in Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov
A Sokolov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1920  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Simul stomp w/raking Bs
Alekhine vs T Wilkins, 1933 
(C15) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 1-0

NID. Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Q deflection for support mate
Bagirov vs G Kuzmin, 1977 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 34 moves, 0-1

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Smashing finish
Petrosian vs D Tomic, 1970 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 vs 5.Rb1 (B01) 1-0 N on 6th, Q sac for a Royal fork
Zvjaginsev vs D Schwarz, 2016 
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses 6.Nge2 Nbd7 (B01) 0-1 N double attack
W A Bills vs E McCormick, 1955 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 0-1 31...?
J Mieses vs Breyer, 1914 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Exchange Var (B03) 0-1 Active K, extra P
D Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Exchange (B13) 0-1 B trap, R pin
Aronian vs D Howell, 2019 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

K's English. Two Knts' Variation Fianchetto (A22) Crossfire
Reshevsky vs I Spero, 1921 
(A22) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit 2...e6 (B20) 1-0 Don't advance K's shield
Alekhine vs Groupe de Joueurs isoles, 1925 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Modern Var (A57) 1-0 90th US Open
Fedorowicz vs W J Wenz, 1989
(A57) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Center Game: 8...d6 Berger Var (C22) 1-0 B-Q Spearhead
Morozevich vs M Hebden, 1994 
(C22) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. P Thrust (A44) 1-0 Cross pin backfires
R Toran Albero vs F Kuijpers, 1965 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 1/2-typical
R Hovhannisyan vs Martirosyan, 2017
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sveshnikov vs Tukmakov, 1973
(B06) Robatsch, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sveshnikov vs Gipslis, 1975
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 moves, 1-0

Sveshnikov vs Speelman, 1977
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange Var (C11) 0-1 25...?
Olland vs J van den Bosch, 1933 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

F Olafsson vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C16) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Two consecutive humdinger N sacrifices
E Bhend vs E Schneiders, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Simagin's Improved Var (D86) 0-1Expose
Spassky vs Stein, 1964 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 1-0 Pretty Qside #
Charousek vs Englander, 1892 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk: Classical Def. Big Center Var (A45) 1-0 Stockf
Anand vs Karpov, 1998 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Barry Attack vs NY System (D00) 1/2-1/2 it got WhAcKy
Jobava vs R Hovhannisyan, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungrian Bg2, Bb2 v Classical Dutch (A00) 0-1Mutual penetration
D Tudhope vs N J Kalton, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Chess Endings for the Practical Player by Pachman, pages 9-10
Pachman vs C Guimard, 1955 
(A10) English, 83 moves, 0-1

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

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Connected Ps
Blackburne vs Schiffers, 1896  
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

NID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Great tactics
Vitiugov vs Ding Liren, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical (B18) 1-0 Lots of Black Q moves
Carlsen vs L'Ami, 2013 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Chameleon (B23) 1-0White has a faster gun
Tischbierek vs Deep Thought, 1991
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 NxNf6+ cracks Black
S Morgan vs R Delgado Palomeque, 2008
(C28) Vienna Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Normal Var (C22) 0-1 Batteries battle
G Barrenechea Bahamonde vs D Kollars, 2018 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Nc3 and Ne2 (B07) 0-1 Remove the Guard
Radulescu vs Pirc, 1946 
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 Congested K, Unstoppable Q
D Pavasovic vs P Kovacic, 2005
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk 3.BxNf6 exBf6 (A45) 1-0Black missed draw, & win
Adams vs R Hurn, 1998 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 1-0 Backdoored
Larsen vs Tal, 1980 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 The situation got hairy
A Saidy vs K Commons, 1974 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 1-0

NID: Saemisch. Capablanca Var (E29) 0-1 Bad B vs Good N
I Aloni vs A Matanovic, 1966 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 48 moves, 0-1

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Tal vs Plaskett, 1984 
(A20) English, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Tartakower Var (B15) 0-1 R battery; f2 will fall
P S Leonhardt vs Duras, 1908 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Modern Var (A60) 0-1 She didn't move an inch
J Mileika vs Tal, 1953 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Karpov vs K Lerner, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 50 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh System. Kotov (A42) 1-0 Battery prevails
Spassky vs E Macskasy, 1964 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B24) 1-0 Central Pawn mass
Steinitz / Blackburne vs De Vere / MacDonnell, 1868 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Youth assaults Kside
Tran Tuan Minh vs K Drozdowski, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 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

Bc4, Qe2 vs Dbl Fio Modern Def/Czech (B06) 0-1 Pickin' Ps
D Billot vs A Bagheri, 2005
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Schlechter Variation (C00) 1-0 Unusual bishops
Carlsen vs T Maeder, 2002 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

English (A20) 1-0 Squeeze & snatch or protect
So vs Ding Liren, 2019 
(A20) English, 50 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Simul Kside smash
Alekhine vs Gutkevich, 1910 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1/2-1/2Stockfish
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sergeant's book 'Charousek's Games of Chess' game 93
Charousek vs Englander, 1894 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Remove the Guard
M Dizdarevic vs G West, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

Veresov Attk (A45) 1-0 N intermezzo is biggest threat
Koltanowski vs W Winter, 1931 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

"Adventures of a Chess Master" by Koltanowski, pg 136
Koltanowski vs D Saxton, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Tartakower Attack (A45) 0-1 Semi-Dovetail/Pawn #
A R Thomas vs R F Combe, 1946
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 0-1 Simul
Smyslov vs F Kohn, 1976 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Dunne Attk (B20) 0-1 Blindfold immortal
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B20) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E26) 1-0 Kside crusher
Rossolimo vs Golombek, 1949 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 ML. Mieses 5.Bd3 Bg4 6.Nge2 e6?! (B01) 1-0 Disc+ motifs
Tarrasch vs J Mieses, 1903 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: General (B01) 1-0 Simul; hogs to the 7th
Lasker vs Ewers, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Discovered+
Geller vs Razuvaev, 1979 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Alburt Def (D00) 1-0 P roller becomes R pinch
K Richter vs F Nuernberg, 1941
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 Less common than Greco's #
Swiderski vs D Bleijkmans, 1905 
(A84) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal 10.f4 (B45) 1-0 Blindfold simul
Lasker vs Celsito, 1893 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: UnClosed Bg2 (B23) 1/2-1/2 Swap down to Rs & Ps
Macieja vs Ivanchuk, 2002
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B57) 0-1
Ljubojevic vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B57) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: McCutcheon Var (C12) 1-0 "Cole's Law"
A Coles vs J T Westbrock, 1951 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 18 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Van der Wiel Attk B Hunt (B12) 0-1mixed up Q
S A Jones vs B Derakhshani, 2019 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 1-0 R vs N ending
J Heinemann vs M Hamer, 2015 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Chess Life and Review magazine, September, 1978 issue
A Lein vs K Regan, 1978 
(A13) English, 28 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Main Lines 5.Nge2 c6 (B01) 1-0 Simul
Capablanca vs R Barnett, 1919
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 Pin and Pawn Mate!
Karjakin vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 51 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game, Paulsen-Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Rare Knights EG# in 3
R Mamedov vs M Panchanathan, 2009 
(C26) Vienna, 85 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Nge2, 8.f4 vs Bg7, Bb7 (B25) 1-0 24.?
P Romanovsky vs N Grigoriev, 1924 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Botvinnik System (A36) 1-0Speed promotion
G Minchev vs K Kolev, 1991 
(A36) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attk. Fianchetto Gambit (B13) 1-0Crossfire
Szabo vs J Kostro, 1971
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw vs f3, 0-0-0 (B07) 1-0 Remove the Def
T Lei vs F Peralta, 2019 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 1-0Compare back ranks
E Marchand vs M Reiss, 1954 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 A pretty pair of knight sacrifices
F Vallejo Pons vs Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Wolf Gambit (C12) 1-0 Simul
E Voellmy vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 narrow escape
Euwe vs J Krejcik, 1921 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 25.?
Alekhine vs K Opocensky, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Modern Def (B06) 1-0 Shunning the exchange drops the piece
Westerinen vs Forintos, 1978
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

Game 33 in 'How to Beat Bobby Fischer' by Edmar Mednis
Benko vs Fischer, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Exchange with 6.e4 (D72) 1-0 IQP advances
Mamedyarov vs Vocaturo, 2013 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Lasker
E Cohn vs Burn, 1909  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Garry Kasparov's Chess Challenge" (Cadogan Chess, London, 1994
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Gedult Attack (A45) 0-1 Q takes Poisoned P & R
A Kuebler vs Henning Larsen, 1984 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Pawn Return Var (A57) 0-1 Simul Slip
Kasparov vs W Runkel, 1985 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: General (A53) 0-1 Devestating N+ next
G Hartleb vs R Byrne, 1946 
(A53) Old Indian, 20 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attk: Classical Def. Big Center Var (A45) 1-0Exposed
C E Toth vs E Matsuura, 2004
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Shabalov vs A Melekhina, 2011
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Art Zhao vs R Robinson, 2011
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Bobotsov-Korchnoi-Petrosian Var (E81) 1-0
J Bartholomew vs O Ogungbe, 2011
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 1-0

E Gereben vs M Ujtelky, 1967 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 7.Be3 d6 (A07) 1-0 extorting Black pawns
Tartakower vs V Halberstadt, 1930 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Veresov Attack 4.BxNf6 exBf6 (A45) 1-0 Interference wins!
Miles vs J Tisdall, 1982 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Indjic vs S Djosic, 2011
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

A Reprintsev vs E Schiller, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attk (B02) 1-0 Discovered+ is next!
T Hart vs Timman, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

G A Thomas vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(C15) French, Winawer, 57 moves, 0-1

D Howell vs H Ni, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 56 moves, 1-0

Short vs M Mchedlishvili, 2009 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Hodgson vs Adianto, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 0-1

R Ortega vs Uhlmann, 1967 
(C15) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Alapin, 1908 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 1-0

Salwe vs J Mieses, 1908 
(B01) Scandinavian, 36 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Short, 1997 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

S Platzack vs J van Baarle, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 0-1 21...?
N Vlassov vs A Terekhin, 1994 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Schlechter & Tarrasch
J Mieses vs Rubinstein, 1908  
(C28) Vienna Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 24.?
Winants vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Overworked Black Q
L Totsky vs D Svetushkin, 1998
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Normal Var (C10) 1-0 Pillsbury's Mate links
K Berg vs P Zarnicki, 2004 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

NID: St. Petersburg Var (E43) 1-0 Minors on the edge
P Schmidt vs L Endzelins, 1936
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

NID: Reshevsky Var (E46) 0-1 Raking Bishops & Back ranks
Rapport vs Wei Yi, 2012 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 1-0 set up for Big Kill Box
Lipschutz vs W Pollock, 1889 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 There's more
Lindehn vs W B Haughton, 1870 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

“A ook must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”
K Treybal vs F Kafka, 1921 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

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