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yFredthebear Tripped on Diagonalz III
Compiled by fredthebear

Watch the queen and bishops carve up the opposition.

* Starting Out: French Defense: Game Collection: Starting out : The French

* Gambits against the French Defense:
Game Collection: alapin gambit -alapin diemer gambit + reti gam

* Starting Out: French Defense: Game Collection: Starting out : The French

* Gambits against the French Defense:
Game Collection: alapin gambit -alapin diemer gambit + reti gam

* Here's a link to common Checkmate Patterns:

* Here's a link to some fabulous chess brilliancies:

* Mr. Harvey's Puzzle Challenge:

* Women:

* Glossary:

The Chess Player by Howard Altmann

They've left. They've all left.
The pigeon feeders have left.
The old men on the benches have left.
The white-gloved ladies with the Great Danes have left. The lovers who thought about coming have left.
The man in the three-piece suit has left.
The man who was a three-piece band has left.
The man on the milkcrate with the bible has left. Even the birds have left.
Now the trees are thinking about leaving too.
And the grass is trying to turn itself in.
Of course the buses no longer pass.
And the children no longer ask.
The air wants to go and is in discussions.
The clouds are trying to steer clear.
The sky is reaching for its hands.
Even the moon sees what's going on.
But the stars remain in the dark.
As does the chess player.
Who sits with all his pieces
In position.

The Miser Who Had Lost His Treasure

It's use that constitutes possession.
I ask that sort of men, whose passion
It is to get and never spend,
Of all their toil what is the end?
What they enjoy of all their labours
Which do not equally their neighbours?
Throughout this upper mortal strife,
The miser leads a beggar's life.
Old Aesop's man of hidden treasure
May serve the case to demonstrate.
He had a great estate,
But chose a second life to wait
Before he began to taste his pleasure.
This man, whom gold so little blessed,
Was not possessor, but possessed.
His cash he buried under ground,
Where only might his heart be found;
It being, then, his sole delight
To ponder of it day and night,
And consecrate his rusty pelf,
A sacred offering, to himself.
In all his eating, drinking, travel,
Most wondrous short of funds he seemed;
One would have thought he little dreamed
Where lay such sums beneath the gravel.
A ditcher marked his coming to the spot,
So frequent was it,
And thus at last some little inkling got
Of the deposit.
He took it all, and babbled not.
One morning, before the dawn,
Forth had our miser gone
To worship what he loved the best,
When, lo! he found an empty nest!
Alas! what groaning, wailing, crying!
What deep and bitter sighing!
His torment makes him tear
Out by the roots his hair.
A passenger demands why
Such marvellous outcry.
"They've got my gold! it's gone – it's gone!"
"Your gold! pray where?" – 'Beneath this stone." "Why, man, is this a time of war,
That you should bring your gold so far?
You'd better keep it in your drawer;
And I'll be bound, if once but in it,
You could have got it any minute."
"At any minute! Ah, Heaven knows
That cash comes harder than it goes!
I touched it not." – 'Then have the grace
To explain to me that rueful face,"
Replied the man; "for, if It's true
You touched it not, how plain the case,
That, put the stone back in its place,
And all will be as well for you!"

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 0-1 Crusher uses a pin, R sac
Moll vs Falkbeer, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Dutch (A01) 0-1 ...a Chuck Norris kick
B Wall vs K Norris, 1985 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 15 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 Stunning sacrifices, K walk
N Davis vs R Jamieson, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Reti/Zukertort Opening: QG Invitation (A04) 1-0 Discovery mini
A Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

G350 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Paulsen vs Owen, 1862 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Semi-Tarrash Def(A08)  0-1 Q sac, diagonal mate net
K V Shantharam vs K Murugan, 1994 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening (A08) 1-0 b-file assault both ways
Fine vs A Rothman, 1944 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 1-0 Larry Christiansen showed this
Euwe vs R Loman, 1923 
(A09) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 Six N moves??
Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938 
(A21) English, 12 moves, 1-0

K's English. Three Knights System (A27) 1-0 Black took the bait
J Loy vs R Erickson, 1989 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights (A28) 1-0 White Bs toy w/Black
Koltanowski vs NN, 1935 
(A28) English, 15 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Defense (A40) 1-0 Remove the Guard
C Van Tilbury vs M Guevara Cano, 1981 
(A10) English, 18 moves, 1-0

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1 The castled K wins again
H W Apperly vs H Charlick, 1894 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 Nxf7, Q sac, Philidor's Legacy
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. g6 Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Caught by Correspondence
J F Campbell vs A Ehrlich, 1990  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 3 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense / Dutch Staunton Gambit (A41) 0-1 Rob the pin
H Kennedy vs E Lowe, 1849 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 16 moves, 0-1

Trompowky Classical (A45)1-0 Frenchman builds a house on sand
A Durao vs S Horta, 1954 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Tartakower Attack (A45) 0-1 Remove the guard
Denker vs Timman, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Curry/Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0Three mating squares
Janowski vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
W Henschel vs M Karff, 1946 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 16 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Fine Greek Gift
Denker vs Robbins, 1934 
(A80) Dutch, 19 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Spearhead g6+
L Palau vs J Nollmann, 1948 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

Chess variants, Q odds (000) 1-0 Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
Tarrasch vs Schroeder, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 1-0

Game 10 in Irving Chernev's book "Logical Chess: Move by Move".
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Variation (C10) 1-0 3 W pieces on h-file
Koltanowski vs D Folkner, 1960 
(C10) French, 15 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0White offers Dbl B s
Janowski vs Gunsberg, 1902 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Var (C17) 1-0 R sac on move 6?!
Petrosian vs Kelendzheridze, 1945 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

KP Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Decoy into Royal fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 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

King Pawn Game 1.e4 e5 2.h3 d5 (C20) 1-0 Kside attack
Morphy vs NN, 1848 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Greek gift & Nf6 sac creates Bf6 block
Alekhine vs Rozanov / Simson, 1917 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 White can't stop Ba6
NN vs Lasker, 1905 
(C21) Center Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Bone in throat mates
De Con vs NN, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Ken je Winawer of dacht je: "wie nou weer?"
Winawer vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C22) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23)  0-1 Kside crusher
B W Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Var (C23) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy w/B aid
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0 Legall's Mate
Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0White will win a piece
Santasiere vs A Sandrin, 1946 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Variants - N odds / Bishop Opening Urusov Gambit (000) 1-0 Pins
Rubinstein vs NN, 1902 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q Decoy
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

B leads chain of Pawns using Pomar's line closure tactic
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

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

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

McConnell Def. 2...Qf6?! (C40) 1-0Royal Punishment by 12 yr old
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack. Polerio-Svedenborg Var (C40) 0-1!
Cabrol vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 0-1 Loses time/match w/the Q
Greco vs NN, 1625 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Elephant G. Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1R sac sets Boden's #
Reshevsky vs E D Duncan, 1921 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schleimann Def. Jaenisch G. Acptd (C40) 0-1Old KY Like
P de Schloezer vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 0-1

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. Saratt Var (C44) 1-0 Resembles Jerome Gambit
Shumov vs C Jaenisch, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 89 in Take My Rooks by Minev and Seirawan
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 1-0 Pin whichever way
J Penrose vs M Blau, 1957 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch 4... Qh4: Steinitz Variation (C45) 1-0 Queen Trap
P Frazer vs Taubenhaus, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Where's the Hulk?
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

4Knights, Halloween Gambit (C47) 1-0 A brief but bloody game
P Schoupal vs J Spalek, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Four Knights: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 0-1 Entombed W Bishop
W Winter vs Capablanca, 1919 
(C49) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 1-0Philidor's Legacy is a Q sac, smothered #
Koltanowski vs M Hofferbert, 1947 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian 6.d3 (C50) 1-0 Broken Symmetry
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Game 215 of 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs Taubenhaus, 1891 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Sac
Blackburne vs Leverson, 1885  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Devestating B pair
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Black castles into the fire
Anderssen vs J Kipping, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Sitting Q sac for SENSATIONAL #
M Lange vs Mayet, 1853 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Smashed to smithereens
Blackburne vs A Smith, 1882  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit (C52) 1-0 An original beauty for the ages
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1827 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Q sac, Disc Dbl ++
Steinitz vs E Pilhal, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Blindfolded
S Rosenthal vs Allies, 1887 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Impressive display by Blackburne in a blindfold game.
Blackburne vs V C Peyer, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 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

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0 N sac into Spearhead #
Koltanowski vs NN, 1953 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def - Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Pile on pin
Kasparov vs S Brown, 1998 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Q sac, Knights smack!
Lewis vs E L Dayton, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 Discovered check coming
L Rosen vs Janowski, 1900 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57
B Mikyska vs Traxler, 1896 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 1-0 Sizzlin'
Niesche vs G Fahnenschmidt, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical 4...Nd4 (C64) 1-0 Qside mating attack
Ljubojevic vs J Durao, 1974 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 0-1 Gain time on Q
Gipslis vs Spassky, 1959 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Tactical massacre
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1897 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 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. (C65) 1-0 Bird's Immortal Pin Cushion
Bird vs Steinitz, 1868 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov, . . . if he had the attack, could kill anybody...
R Nezhmetdinov vs Y Kotkov, 1957 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 2 in My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1923 by Alekhine
B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange; Black Fishin' Pole (C69) 1/2-Q sac perpetual
Adorjan vs Karpov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Exchange Var. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 P fork backfires
Piotrowski vs J Sokolow, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie (C77) 1-0 Pin the Attacker
Mackenzie vs H Hosmer, 1871 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1Another conquering Q
G A Thomas vs Keres, 1937 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Wormald Attk (C77) 1-0QxQ, NxQ, B forks Ns
Blackburne vs Gunsberg, 1887 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

26 ... Re8-e2!! attacks White c2-queen supporting defender
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense 3.c4 bxc4 (B00) 1-0 Q forks f7 & LPDO Bishop
Mackowiak vs Kusiak, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 Brilliant f7 attack
S Zagrebelny vs A Ponyi, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qe6?! (B01) 1-0 Unskilled chess player & comedian
Kasparov vs D Letterman, 1990 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Mieses-Kotroc (B01) 1-0 Nxf7 shades of Alekhine
Movsesian vs K Piorun, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern (B01) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate w/K hike
P Imbaud vs Strumilo, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Sac attack!
J Raoux vs J Du Mont, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def: The Squirrel (B02) 1-0 Had a few too many nuts
Hill vs C Janeway, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def. 2 Pawn Attack (B02) 1-0Bone in throat, Deflection
F M Wren vs W E Mayfield, 1941 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

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

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

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 1-0 Bxf7+ vs both Ns developed
J Sylvan vs A Flaata, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 10 moves, 1-0

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

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Greedy
Alekhine vs F Gambino, 1945 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Gotch ya!
Keres vs E Guthi, 1964 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Weak pawn chain
P Ricardi vs D H Campora, 1997
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Qs in action!
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1879 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q BOOM!
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 25 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

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: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Famous "Reti Mate"
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Game 54 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine.
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 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

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Smyslov ML (B17)1-0 B sac, Q+, Nf7+ fork
Parma vs J H Donner, 1963 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Remove defender w/raking Q&B
F Benitez vs Euwe, 1949 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Nakamura punished for 2.Qh5?!
Nakamura vs A Volokitin, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Greek Gift delivers qk result!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

SWG, Declined (B20) 1-0 Full firepower through center
Spielmann vs G Patay, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 B sac breakthrough at base
Hodgson vs H Kingston, 1999 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Incredible blindfold victory uses B+N# pattern into B's corner
Ljubojevic vs Polgar, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 106 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Sterling N sac cracks Black
Movsesian vs O Sikorova, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Don't bring your queen out too early!
Fetzer vs Schmidt, 1951 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Zwishenzug check doesn't work but White doesn't know that.
B Jonasson vs H Angantysson, 1986 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian / French. Westerinen Attack (B40) 1-0Bishop pair rules
T Fogarasi vs N Medvegy, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Variation. Westerinen Attack (B40) 1-0 Q trap
Kramnik vs Polgar, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Seize open lines
A Landenberger vs M Adam, 1990 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Cross 'em up this way and that!
Anand vs I Morovic Fernandez, 2004 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Dbl B sacrifice
Areshchenko vs Savon, 2001 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifice, mate to follow on the h-file
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

A brilliant Bishop obstruction for a mating finish!
B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(B50) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Classical Var (B58) 0-1 Black gives graciously
A Giusti vs Nutrizio, 1949 
(B58) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Superb!
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Passer
Anand vs J Pastor Gomis, 2007 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Of 145 games in the OE in this line, 8. Nf5 White's only choice
M Massironi vs F Stips, 2007 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Ch. 1, p. 13 in Tactics in the Sicilian by Nesis
Geller vs Y Anikaev, 1979 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Q suckers Q
A J Mestel vs Suba, 1978 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var - Pin (B87) 0-1 Off-hand
Fine vs Fischer, 1963 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt (B88) 0-1 Guns drawn all
J Jezek vs Boleslavsky, 1957 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J Aijala vs T Leppamaki, 1968 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Exchange sac, Discovery+ comin'
Kaidanov vs Wojtkiewicz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 B pair slices board
B Vuckovic vs M Kostromin, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Q's Knight Def (C30) 1-0 Spearhead w/N#
Lasker vs C R McBride, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 A bit on the hairy side
H Wolf vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Petrov's Defense (C30)1-0 Bxh7+, you know the rest
M Rohde vs W Martz, 1977 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0Slashing diagonal attack on Kside
Bronstein vs J Kostro, 1969 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 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

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Kside crusher uses all the pieces
L Day vs J Stopa, 1988 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Variation (C30) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle mate in 3
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit 3.fxe5?? (C31) 0-1
O W Rigaud vs J Cooper, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 5 moves, 0-1

"White's King is a target, and the shooting can't be stopped"
A Ettlinger vs Janowski, 1898 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

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

KDG Falkbeer Countergambit. Modern Transfer (C32) 1-0 18.Be7!
Polgar vs A Wagner-Michel, 1990 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0 Deflection
Keres vs H Malmgren, 1934
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Over aggressive Q trap
Keres vs Toldsepp, 1934 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 0-1 Impressive
W Kornfeld vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1Exchange Sac for Boden's Check...
U Kavcic vs D Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var(C34) 0-1This game does not disappoint
Robson vs Bacrot, 2011 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA MacLeod Defense (C34) 1-0 Textbook development, easy attack
L Schmid vs H Hoffmann, 1943 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
H Ohman vs G Buck, 1931 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 GT2K Q Trap
D Baretic vs Uremovic, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Double Muzio Gambit (C37) Just when you think...
S Brady vs M Heidenfeld, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

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. Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 AULD LANG SYNE
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco Gambit Calabrese Gambit (C38) 1-0 King walk
Staunton vs NN, 1840 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 Black moves pawns, uncastled
J Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit Urusov Attack (C39) 1-0 K walk
S Urusov vs Bihn, 1851 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rosenthal Def (C39) 1-0 Torched!
S H Smith vs V Zamvar, 2012 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 White Ns kick it
B Wall vs R Illorde, 1988 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit. Rice G. (C39)1-0 Esthetically pleasing
Marshall vs Von Scheve, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Urusov Attack (C39) 1-0 land, sea & air!!
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Open lines are productive!
S Mlotkowski vs J B Harvey, 1921 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

The Ukraine Immortal ~ THE UKRAINE IMMORTAL!!!
E Korchmar vs Y Polyak, 1937 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Hübsch Gambit (D00) 0-1 B pair rules!
M Simons vs R Pert, 2014
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Discovery traps Black queen
S Steller vs Reig, 1982 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 7 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0 Outnumbered
V Akobian vs L Arias, 2005
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech Variation. Bled Attack (D17) 1-0 Rob the pin
Carlsen vs Z Andriasian, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Bled Attack (D17) 1-0 Gruesome pin
Bacrot vs Bareev, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def, Schara G (D32) 1-0 4 consecutive pawn captures!
D Fidlow vs A Maier, 1959 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 1-0

QGD. Three Knights "Cold Steel" (D37) 1-0 Notes by Janowski
Janowski vs Steel, 1893  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury (D41) 1-0 Q sac > Boden's Mate
Bolbochan vs Pachman, 1956 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

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

The famous surrealist artist w/a sting in the tail
Koltanowski vs Duchamp, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Victory March!
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 B decoy sac, N+ forks Q
M Percivaldi vs E Norlin, 2014 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 22 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense (E11) 1-0 Black meant to defend w/4...Qe7
L Palau vs S Kalabar, 1927 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 5 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Exchange Var (E11) 1-0 Q double attack!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

QID Classical. Traditional (E17) 1-0 Discovery on the diagonals
H Karner vs Mass, 1971 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

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: Normal Line (E40) 1-0 Narrow escape
Kasparov vs J Srinivasan, 1995 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 20 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 White wins a B
Keres vs S Johannessen, 1967 
(E92) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Dougherty Gambit (A00) 1-0 Legall's #
D Gedult vs Melchior, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Hector Gambit (A00) 0-1 Support mate coming
A Aasum vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00)0-1 First castling on record; P storm
NN vs Lucena, 1497 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 transposes (A00) 1-0 Centralized Bishop rules
Owen vs J Wisker, 1868 
(A06) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Hungarian/Dbl Fio vs Dutch Be7 Stonewall (A00) 1-0 Rook trap
Keene vs D E Lloyd, 1965
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening, 1...e5 Exchange (A00) 1-0 Constant pressure!
M Michna vs J Dworakowska, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening 1...e5 2...Ne7 (A00) 1-0 Q trap, pins, activity
G Welling vs E Bongers, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var(A01) 1-0 Dbl Rook lift
Owen vs V Green, 1870 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Q takes w/check; h7#
M Jadoul vs G Plomp, 2003 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Modern (A01) 1-0 Battery outnumbers defender
Bagirov vs G Minaux, 1996 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern vs Pseudo KID w/open d-file(A01)1-0
Raul Schmidt vs J Gallagher, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 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

Nimzo/Bird-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 0-1 16.Qh5 was better
R Smith vs C M Fisher, 1873 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: 1.f4 f5 2.e4 Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02) 1-0
Bird vs O Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

5 Mover 5...h3?? Bird Opening: From Gambit Lasker Var (A02) 0-1
Barney vs Mccrum, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Boden's Mate w/a Q
Krauthauser vs H Herrmann, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 A dangerous K walk, pin
G Goles vs A Monteiro, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird, From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Gambits yield developm
J Franssen vs G Timmerman, 1976 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Interesting P play, Dbl N sacs, B shot
A Bryntse vs Bertil Wikstrom, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Bird-English (A02) 1-0 Desperado Zwischenzugs Tactical N Upin
B Ekenberg vs Andersson, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var vs Tarrasch Def (A03) 1-0 Bad Black Bs
Tartakower vs L Asztalos, 1913 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

KIA e5 vs Sicilian g6, e6, d6 (A04) 1-0Famous fianchetto B coup
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Dutch (A04) 1-0 Too many Black pawn moves
Krasenkow vs S Kindermann, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 0-1 The B pair rules
Jakovenko vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in David vs Goliath Chess by Andrew Soltis
M Otteson vs Fischer, 1957 
(A05) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 1-0 Control the diagonals to K
Nimzowitsch vs Ahues, 1930 
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

"deserves to be counted among the finest examples of the art of
Smyslov vs Euwe, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit 3.e3 (A09) 0-1 Failed Q trap
A Manea vs T Nabaty, 2012 
(A09) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

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

GM Franco in his GAMBIT book "Art of Attacking Chess", page 74:
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Defense. QID (A15) 1-0 Qside mop up
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog Systm (A17) 1-0Exchange sac
Smyslov vs P Trifunovic, 1955 
(A17) English, 48 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 1-0 Q pin, counterattack!
Polugaevsky vs I Bilek, 1969 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1A glorious game
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A30) 1-0 W rages thru cntr
Kramnik vs Anand, 1996 
(A14) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Tough Puzzle: Self-imposed pin and pin-busting, N fork
Y Anikaev vs A Khasin, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Rubinstein (A34) 0-1 N&B stunner
Uhlmann vs H Liebert, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Horwitz Defense (A40) 1-0 Fischer was impressed!
Portisch vs Larsen, 1972 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Sac fest to Epaulette Mate; notes C. Hoi
C Hoi vs Gulko, 1988 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Old Benoni. Schmid Var (A43) 0-1 Bishop to the 3rd rank!
C Hayes vs L Schmid, 1954 
(A43) Old Benoni, 27 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

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

London System vs Hedgehog (A46) 1-0 Seize open lines!!
Kamsky vs Tiviakov, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack by Vladimir Vukovic
Colle vs Capablanca, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

London System vs KID (A48) 0-1 Bishops Restrict Knights
Bondarevsky vs Smyslov, 1953 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 0-1 Small but elegant combo!
W Pietzsch vs Smyslov, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Colle c3 vs Indian Kside Fio (A48) 1/2-1/2 Pin the defender
P Troeger vs Keres, 1962 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

23...Bb7! Black threatens a winning skewer to gain material
J Esser vs Breyer, 1916 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Benoni Def. K's Indian System (A56) 1-0 Q decoy sac, Dbl check
I Nei vs Petrosian, 1960 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 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

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

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

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted BxBf1 (A58) 0-1Vadim won
V Shishkin vs V Malakhatko, 2001 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto (A58) 0-1Advancing K wins EG
Van der Sterren vs Adams, 1992
(A58) Benko Gambit, 43 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

Benoni Defense: Taimanov (A67) 1-0 Bold aggression
T Schmidt vs A Walczak, 1990 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Classical (A70) 1-0 Q sac counters Black initiative
Gelfand vs Jobava, 2011 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def (A80) 1-0 h-pawn assault, Q sac, royal family fork, N
M Bosboom vs V Ouwendijk, 2006 
(A80) Dutch, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense, Unorthodox Stonewall Nc6, Bb7 (A80) 1-0 B terror
M Garcia vs B Wall, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch, Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 The Immortal Losing Game
Sliwa vs Bronstein, 1957 
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Staunton Gambit (A83) 0-1 Larsen knows his pawns!
B E Horberg vs Larsen, 1966 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

Teenagers Battle; Exchanging off the Modern Stonewall dark Bd6
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1946 
(A94) Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Alekhine Var (A92) 1-0 N+B pair beats pair o' Rooks
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A92) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 He resigned instead of forcing stalemate
M Klinova vs D Spence, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr Qd6 Delayed, 3.Nf3 4.Be2 (B01) 1-0 Interesting MG
H Stevic vs Nisipeanu, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 55 moves, 1-0

Scandi Def: Icelandic-Palme Gambit (B01) 0-1 She has no time to
P Zarnicki vs F Fiorito, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Mate in 1 Rebuked
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Exchange (B03) 1-0 g-file pressure, blunder
Kashdan vs Euwe, 1932 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

GF7) Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 1-0 N betters B
Lasker vs S Bernstein, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

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

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

Modern Defense (B06)1-0 White wins w/out developing either N?!!
E Diemer vs Cerff, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Sacs and clarinets, almost a jazz band. Greco Mate pattern.
J Banas vs A Ornstein, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 1-0 2 Passers
N Delgado Ramirez vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2005 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attk. Kurajica (B09) 1-0 0-0-0 w/Black Nd2!
Beliavsky vs Timman, 1986 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer (Dbl Fio) Stein Attk (B10) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
Stein vs R Hartoch, 1969 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Maroczy 3.f3 (B12) 1-0 7.Bxf7+ Unpin toys w/Black
B Savchenko vs F Aghasiyeva, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 1/2-1/2 B sac leads to pin
Timman vs Anand, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. ML (B15) 1-0 Castle opposite, full force Kside
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Mecking's last pro win
Mecking vs Miles, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0Dbl B Sac
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall (B20) 1/2 Bloodthirsty Perpetual
Bronstein vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(B20) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Sicilian 2.f4 McDonnell Attack. Tal Gambit (B21) 0-1 W misery
V Zhuravliov vs Yermolinsky, 1988 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3. Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 d-bone
Koltanowski vs NN, 1955 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Stoltz Attack (B22) 1-0 Remove the Guard
D Howell vs A Jansson, 2006 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 The Immortaller Game
A W Fox vs C Curt, 1906 
(B27) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Diagonal spearhead on g2
M Egeland vs Carlsen, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 For the taking
REBEL vs Crafty, 2000 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Kan Wing Attack (B43) Black's pinned pawns are riddled
I Ivanov vs Karpov, 1979 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B45) 0-1 P wedge, aim rooks thru @royalty
Bologan vs Bacrot, 2001 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Bishop pair is superior
Geller vs Timman, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Taimanov (B46) 1-0 Sucker punch R hits 7th
Shirov vs D Reinderman, 1999 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 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

One night in Bangkok makes the hard man humble!
M Fette vs B Perenyi, 1985 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

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 Defense: Chekhover (B53) 0-1Raking Bishops too strong
Svidler vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B53) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon (B70) 0-1 P fork, B skewer
L Kalinina vs N Pogonina, 2005
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Exchange sac attk
Sax vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Crossfire Sac Attk
M Greengard vs J Rivero, 1995 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov, game 79
Shirov vs Polgar, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

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 Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 0-1 Passer combo!
Yurtaev vs Carlsen, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 W pounds the 6th, two Q sacs
M Stean vs Browne, 1974 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 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

Sicilian, Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 1/2-1/2 All 8 Black pieces
I Johannesson vs S Bergsson, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1-0 Qxh7+ Spearhead
Z Zhao vs Brian Thomas, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Nifty central sequence
J Rigo vs Gulko, 1988 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Strong central square
Steinitz vs M Weiss, 1882  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

French 2.c4/Sicilian Closed(C00) 1-0 N hot foots it to the back
Keres vs K Ozols, 1937 
(C00) French Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
J Mullon vs H Daurelle, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 He walked into it
Nakamura vs S Williams, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

French Def. Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Greed is punished
NN vs Livingstone, 1941 
(C01) French, Exchange, 10 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Bxh3 attack; 3 connected P's EG
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0Main trap by 2 kids
J Martinez vs D Rybansky, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

French Adv. Milner-Barry Gambit Accepted (C02) 0-1 Dbl threats
D Tobor vs M Valvo, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def. Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 0-1 Check yourself?!
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) 0-1 Criss-crossed Bs
M Knoth vs V Novikov, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

FR Advance. Wade Var (C02) 1-0 Undeveloped Kside into Boden's #
Y Yu vs A Zatonskih, 2013 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

French Adv 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 Lputian (C02) 0-1 Snazzy Dbl R sac
Smeets vs D Brandenburg, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 (C02) 0-1 The B pair
R Molander vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch (C03) 0-1 Bishop pair, bishop pin
F Rayner vs Sadler, 2014 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 66 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch (C03) 1-0 Bxh6 sac for g-pawn promo
P Jowett vs J McBride, 2007 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

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

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Dbl threat crusher!
H Lohmann vs R Teschner, 1950 
(C10) French, 10 moves, 0-1

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

French Rubinstein, Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morozevich vs Pelletier, 2006 
(C10) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Another fatal Nge7 w/Greek Gift
K Blom vs Niels Jensen, 1934 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn (C11) 0-1 Entombed Bishop, Zugswang
Sax vs Korchnoi, 1989 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

French, Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0Greek gift, P wedge, Q+
Steinitz vs C Golmayo, 1888 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Skewer - see the color of
Duda vs Ivanchuk, 2013 
(C11) French, 37 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 Tough B pair side-by-s
Sengupta vs M Gurevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 65 moves, 0-1

French, Classical. Burn. Morozevich (C11) 1/2-Sacs to stalemate
Anand vs Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Spielmann (C13) 1-0Deflections
Sax vs J H Donner, 1976 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Excellent use of space, batteries, pins, and double check
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Winawer. Poisoned P (C18)1-0 Q can't maintain guard
V Liberzon vs Petrosian, 1964 
(C18) French, Winawer, 15 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. Positional (C19) 1-0 Vicious pins
Kavalek vs E Formanek, 1970 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 32 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

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Humdinger!!
Bernhold vs Kreut-Zahler, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Dr. Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) Direct ancestor of Immortal Game
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 1-0 B pair, better EG
Lasker vs Lipke, 1889 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

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

Escorting the Potential Queen
Schlechter vs J Mason, 1903 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Less common # on diagonal
Short vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Simple Chess by Michael Stean, p. 134 Russian, Classical Attk
Fischer vs Gheorghiu, 1970 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attk (C42) 1-0Win the exchange 2X
O Sarapu vs A Day, 1970 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky G (C42) 1-0 Legall's mate
Taylor vs K Dreyer, 1934 
(C27) Vienna Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0 Bxh7 worthwhile
J Minckwitz vs Alapin, 1889
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 (C42) 1-0Falls off
A Termeulen vs L Preeker, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) Kids 1-0 Rg6#
Stellwagen vs S Alavi, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3(C42) 1/2-Correspond
R Roloff vs T Weigel, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Pawn: Schulze-Muller Gambit (C44) 1-0 Chicago/Irish Gambit
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Impressive use of diagonals
V N Ghate vs U Ashwini, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45)0-1 B slaps Q in front of everyone
R Meulders vs R Schuermans, 1978 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Game 21: 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 Alekhine
K Pahl vs Werkmeister, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game (C47) 0-1 Reckless brawl from yesteryear
Sengupta vs T L Petrosian, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 She can't be both places at once
Janowski vs Burn, 1905 
(C48) Four Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit Accepted?! (C50) 1-0
Franz Schett vs B Schoerghuber, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 40 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50) 1-0 Black K walk
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Pillsbury's Mate Before Pillsbury
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Q sac, Greco's Mate
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Paulsen (C51) 1-0 A variety of techniques to mate
Zukertort vs Allies, 1869
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Q sac, got her back
Steinitz vs P Duffy, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 5 Sacrifices!
Blackburne vs NN, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Evans G. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0Incredible K hunt; mate in 13!
Schiffers vs Nolde, 1872 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 1-0Heavy blows
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1856 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 Pin, R sac, K chase
Steinitz vs H Strauss, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 0-1 Notes by Blackburne
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1881  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0Rob the pin
Tiviakov vs G Sargissian, 2004 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

TRUELY Great ROYAL Show Stopper!!! Sing, Lionel Richie, SING!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Fire on the g-file!
Boucek vs Duras, 1902 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

2Knts Def. Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit 4.Ng5 Nxe4 (C57) 1-0 K walk
Minifie vs Berry, 1946 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check (C58) 0-1 Bf2 a bit late
Anderssen vs von der Lasa, 1846 
(C58) Two Knights, 34 moves, 0-1

Instead of the normal variation, she sacrificed a bishop!
M F Olsen vs B Tilenbaev, 2004 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1/2-1/2 Victory was certain
J Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Sacs seize the diagonals
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch(C77) 1-0Sacs on h-file, long diag
Zukertort vs Winawer, 1878 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1More to Discover
E Busvine vs J Birnberg, 1924 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1/2-1/2 Novelty
Svidler vs Caruana, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 0-1 Stockfish 8 analysis
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 54: The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed (C88) 1-0 K-B-N vs lone K ending
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 75 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1/2-1/2 Black sacs
Ponomariov vs Anand, 2002 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Boden's Mate
E Diemer vs Portz, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 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

Double Stonewalls (D00) 1-0 Fabulous White Bs Seize Initiative
S Letic vs M van Herck, 1973 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 White marches up the board non-stop!
Santasiere vs E B Adams, 1926 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Chigorin vs Kside Fio (D02) 1-0 OCB MG
S Conquest vs G Jones, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 1-0

Colle Zukertort (D05) 0-1 Black B on the long open diagonal
W Potter vs Blackburne, 1876 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 Long Kside attack by unstoppable Q
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 Get the Q in close
Kramnik vs Van Wely, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 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 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

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

Game 32 in 'Why Lasker Matters' by Andrew Soltis.
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1900 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 B sac offers become melee!
Ljubojevic vs Giri, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

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 (D48) 0-1Active play Qside, middle, Kside
B Hoenlinger vs Kashdan, 1930 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 30 moves, 0-1

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

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

G55 The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by Christoph Scheerer
Aronian vs Shirov, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

2,811 games Tal Won 903 (32%), Lost 581 (21%), Draw 1,326 (47%)
Tal vs A Sokolov, 1988 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 The Q cleans house for her pawns
Bisguier vs Benko, 1960
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

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

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

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Interesting ending
Vaganian vs Karpov, 1969 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check Var Intermezzo (E15) 1-0 Best game 2006
Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

QID (E15) 1-0 Spectacular sacrificial Kside smash
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1-0 Operational Hiatus
Granda Zuniga vs Kamsky, 1996 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Leningrad Var(E30) 1-0Bold B, penetrating N
Bologan vs A Fier, 2011 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 B pair middle
Kasparov vs Grischuk, 2003 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Var (E46) 1-0 Exchange sac attack
Carlsen vs B O Birkisson, 2017 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 The Bishop Pair
L Christiansen vs L Gutman, 1988 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1Early Pe3 holds; complex sacs
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 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

Two promotions, against two "promotion-wannabies" by DB
Vaganian vs Bronstein, 1975 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 58 moves, 1-0

Strong British GM being "Konerued"!!
Koneru vs M Hebden, 2002 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

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 Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- The champ gets swindled
Kasparov vs N McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blitz game but still fun. Queen never moves.
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

BDG. Gedult Gambit 3.f3 (D00) 1-0 Exchange sac, h-file attack
A E Blackmar vs Farrar, 1881 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Colle-Zukertort vs Stonewall D (D00) 1-0 Blind tactics
Capablanca vs J Baca Arus, 1912 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 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 Pesky N pair
E Diemer vs Turray, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

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

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

*Torre Attack 3...Ne4 Gossip Var (D03) 1-0 B back rank tactics
Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior, 2001 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 46 moves, 1-0

Alternative to Colle Copycat: Advancing QG Declined 5.c4-c5-c6
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Colle 4.c3 c5 and 6...b6 (D05) 0-1 Black in complete control
U Mehlhorn vs A S Rasmussen, 2015
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Colle System / QGD 5.c4 7.Nc3 (D05) 1-0 Efficient diagonal play
E Tenenwurzel vs R T Black, 1911 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

How not to play Colle 5.c3 vs Tilt (D05) missed 17.Bxf6 Qxh2+?
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 1-0 Discovered Dbl Attack
Spassky vs V Mikenas, 1959 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

From move 30 it was relentless mating threats from Topalov.
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Q's Knight Var(D31) 1-0 Great Greco's Mate
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights (D32) 1-0 She grabbed the a-pawn
Rubinstein vs V N Kulomzin, 1903 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights (D32) 1-0 Discovery coming
Reti vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical (D34) 1-0 Minors hitting on Black Q
Rubinstein vs J Selman, 1932
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Schlechter drew a World Championship Match with Lasker in 1910.
Schlechter vs D Przepiorka, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 N sac Kside attk
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Lasker did indeed consider this the best game he'd ever played
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open. Maroczy Bind (B38)0-1 W gets pushed around
Nijboer vs Tiviakov, 2004 
(B32) Sicilian, 61 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open. Maroczy Bind (B38) 1/2-1/2 Qs & B pairs
J Arnason vs Larsen, 1992
(B32) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attack (B48) 1-0 Pins win
Topalov vs Movsesian, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Classical Var (B57) 0-1 Thrilling Tactical Feast!
Tarjan vs Ljubojevic, 1969 
(B56) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 161 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Invincible pawn seems to be holding a dagger to the K's throat
Shabalov vs L Basin, 1989 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 Dbl R sac!!
T Bakre vs B Zawadzka, 2004 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B82) 1-0 Check me? Mate you!
Anand vs Fritz, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Sweeter than doughnuts
F Bohatirchuk vs N Kopaev, 1938 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 4, Fischer-Spassky World Championship Match 1972
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk Perenyi Gambit(B90) 1-0Vicious
Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 129 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn.
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1-0Volatile P levers
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Anand sacs piece for passed pawns supported by bishop pair
Anand vs Topalov, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 Down 2 pawns
Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Threaten mate, snip pawns
Morphy vs A Mongredien, 1859 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
M Weiss vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Rather dodgy; crossfire h-file
Winawer vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Pinned to the mating square
Steinitz vs Rainer, 1885 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange 10.Bg2 (C41) 1/2- P charges are halted
Geller vs T Giorgadze, 1979 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Philidor Defense vs 5.d3 Italian (C41) 0-1 Pin, Bishop forks
C Lutz vs Bacrot, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG 3...c6 (C31)0-1
L B Hoyos Millan vs G Garcia, 1986 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

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