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Opening Tactics Easy Point & Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Truth be told, many of these games are middlegame mating combinations and trapped pieces.

Fredthebear copied this collection (94 games) from Easy Point, re-arranged the order by ECO code, added labels and more games. Thank you Easy Point! Thank you Bill Wall! Thank you notyetagm!

* Old P-K4 Miniatures: Game Collection: Games for Classes

* Pawns are the Soul of Chess: Game Collection: The Soul of Chess

* Brutal Attacking Chess: Game Collection: Brutal Attacking Chess

* Yasser's Book: Game Collection: Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics

"When Pawns Attack" (game of the day Sep-15-2016)
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 37 of 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker (A02) 0-1 h-file Q sac promo
G Natapov vs Radobarin, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

ECC (2001), Panormo GRE, rd 5, Sep-27
Krasenkow vs Kindermann, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) · 1-0
Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) · 1-0
Deutsch vs Koni, 1925 
(A09) Reti Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

"c4 Yourself" (game of the day Jun-27-2009)
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

King's English Variation. Three Knights System General (A27) ·
Sanahuja vs Fernandez, 1983 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 8 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Stockfish
H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Complex: Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1Stock
Srinivas vs V Ravikumar, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

"Fielder's Choice" (game of the day Sep-08-2008)
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

ML runs 5.Bd2 Qxb2 6.Nc3 (6.Bc3?? Bb4 7.Qd2 Bxc3 8.Qxc3 Qc1#
M Scheeren vs G Welling, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Palatnik vs Geller, 1980 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Lazard Gambit (A45) 0-1 White's adjustment failed
Montjanu vs Choare, 1948 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 0-1

Game 104 inThe Hypermodern Game of Chess by Savielly Tartakower
Kostic vs E Steiner, 1921 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 1-0

Barry Attk vs Indian Game: Kside Fianchetto (A48) 1-0 ooo vs oo
Blatny vs M Fette, 1991 
(A48) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Henricksen vs Bjarne Pedersen, 1937 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

"Alian Invasion" (game of the day Jan-11-2012)
Aganalian vs Petrosian, 1945 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 34 moves, 0-1

"Cote Hanger" (game of the day Jan-11-2013)
T Southam vs J Cote, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) · 1-0
A Moiseenko vs Lu Shanglei, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

"Down South" (game of the day Jul-01-2005)
K Spraggett vs F South, 1976 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01) · 1-0
S Milliet vs A Corke, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

"Perecz-Stroika" (game of the day Jul-23-2009)
L Perecz vs M Hever, 1974 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Stockfish; 21.?
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

"Last Dance" (game of the day Nov-28-2016)
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

"Carl Kann" (game of the day Sep-07-2012)
Schuster vs C Carls, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Variation (B16) · 0-1
Aseev vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 14 moves, 0-1

"That's a Morra!" (game of the day Nov-06-2012)
M Esserman vs V Martirosov, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

"Soor Loser" (game of the day Nov-08-2012)
S Soors vs A R Saleh Salem, 2012 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 0-1

"Ponsy's Scheme" (game of the day Aug-02-2010)
F Vallejo Pons vs Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional (B25) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
A K Robinson vs Lasker, 1892 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Fred Reinfeld's book "Great Short Games of the Chess Masters."
Lasker vs C Golmayo, 1893 
(B27) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Exchange Var (B29) 1-0 Stockfish
H Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) · 1-0
M Martinez Romero vs D Gonzales, 2014 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Correspondence
H Walkerling vs Hanssen, 1928 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def: French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 LPDO
Carlsen vs S Gabrielsen, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 11.?
A Karklins vs A Sandrin, 1990 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

"Pop Goes the Weasel" (game of the day Aug-27-2010)
P Popovic vs Marjanovic, 1979 
(B50) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

"Conspicuously Clever Cavalry Charge" (game of the day Aug-14-2
G Kluger vs Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

"Forster and Seven Sacs Ago" (game of the day Dec-17-2011)
Efimenko vs R Forster, 2011 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 17...?
P J Morris vs Ward, 1983 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

"Sax and the City" (game of the day Apr-27-2004)
Sax vs Nunn, 1984 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) Bxe6 sacrifice opens the door
T Ernst vs C Gruvaeus, 2000 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 13 moves, 1-0

"Loek Out!" (game of the day Aug-20-2010)
Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2010 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 17 moves, 1-0

"Vas Right Wing Conspiracy" (game of the day Jan-19-2012)
Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) Tactical
Brunner vs I Stohl, 1990 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

"Terse Correspondence" (game of the day Jun-12-2010)
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

"Imperia Stormtrooper" (game of the day Mar-08-2012)
F Cirabisi vs V Cugini, 1992 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

"Applied Morphology" (game of the day Mar-02-2016)
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

"Welcome to the Bungle" (game of the day Jan-14-2021)
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

"Tal for Y'All" (game of the day Dec-06-2015)
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

"Morphyesque Miniature" (game of the day Oct-16-2018)
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

"Fahrni Rubble" (game of the day Aug-01-2014)
Alekhine vs H Fahrni, 1914  
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

"Changing Geirs" (game of the day Mar-22-2010)
Alekhine vs A Asgeirsson, 1931 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

FR Classical, Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift, rob the pin
Blackburne vs H Charlick, 1885 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

"Browne Out" (game of the day Jan-06-2012)
Browne vs A Taha, 1972 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 16.?
Naiditsch vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 1998 
(C14) French, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

"Excuse My French" (game of the day Dec-30-2015)
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

C16 1-0 29 The Immortal Swedish Correspondence Game
A Sundin vs Erik Andersson, 1964 
(C16) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

"French Fried" (game of the day Jul-20-2009)
Bologan vs Vaganian, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1-0 blitz; Stockfish
Karpov vs Vaganian, 1972 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

King Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She's sucked into play
H Seyboth vs Luetze, 1902 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin, QxQ decoy, N fork
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

"Maroczy Bound" (game of the day Jan-12-2012)
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 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

'The Kostic Trap 2.0'
Fischer vs N Kostic, 1970 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

"Schulten Have Done That" (game of the day Mar-24-2017)
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

"Dubois Stood on the Burning Duke" (game of the day Dec-09-2021
Dubois vs Duke Karl / Count Casabianca, 1859 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham, McCormick Def (C35)1-0 6.Bxf7+ spawns K walk!
Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Mate threats
Von der Lasa vs W Hanstein, 1842 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

"Merry Old Englund" (game of the day Feb-28-2012)
P Larsson vs Englund, 1942 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

"The Final Lap" (game of the day Mar-17-2010)
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

"Dead Poet's Society" (game of the day Apr-23-2014)
W Napier vs W T Dickinson, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 0-1 It's WHO you know
Hebden vs M Stean, 1982 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky G., Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 UnusualUnstoppable Q
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KP Game: Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 The Krejcik queen trap
J Krejcik vs Baumgartner, 1914 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

"White Elephant" (game of the day Sep-01-2014)
Gligoric vs Holze, 1970 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Scholar's Mate variation w/a kNight
P R Hindley vs W Ramsey, 1963 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Greco CG/Philidor Def: Lopez Countergambit (C41) 1-0 K walk
A Kubbel vs E Kubbel, 1914 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Russian Change-up: Stafford Gambit (C42) 0-1 B takes next move
Lowens vs Stafford, 1950 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 0-1

"Fiddling While Rom Burns" (game of the day Apr-15-2007)
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Steinitz 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Q removed as the B's defender
Kulaots vs J Geller, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

"Mount Vesuvius" (game of the day Oct-29-2009)
Martin vs Pompei, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

"Mini Max" (game of the day Apr-28-2012)
Euwe vs H van Hartingsvelt, 1920 
(C46) Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

"The Rout of Ole Evill" (game of the day Jan-26-2021)
Euwe vs W E Evill, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

"Tarta Cowers" (game of the day Dec-29-2012)
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

"Dubious Dubois" (game of the day Mar-18-2017)
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: see Dubois-Steinitz (C50) 0-1Demolition on Kside
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

"The Kan Can" (game of the day Oct-11-2014)
Kan vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

"The Zukes of Hazard" (game of the day Jul-18-2009)
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

"A Fine Line" (game of the day Apr-03-2018)
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

"Mayer May Not" (game of the day Mar-18-2009)
Horvath vs L Mayer, 1917 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 Temporary Q sac
Euwe vs J J O'Hanlon, 1919 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

"Schiffers Me Timbers!" (game of the day Oct-20-2012)
Schiffers vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 Overlooked
J Schoepe vs E Jost, 1987 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

"Euwe Say Goodbye, and I Say Hollo" (game of the day Dec-07-202
Euwe vs E M Holloway, 1920 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

"Reti or Not, Here I Come!" (game of the day Apr-13-2012)
Reti vs Lasker, 1908 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

"Old Fried Liver" (game of the day May-03-2018)
Polerio vs Domenico, 1610 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

"The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" (game of the day Apr-12-2010)
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

"Burger Flipping" (game of the day Dec-17-2012)
K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

2Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattack N sac line (C57) 0-1 Wrangled
Estrin vs Josef Nun, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

"Herman Munster" (game of the day Oct-31-2010)
H Steiner vs C Sensenig, 1945 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

"Hills Like White Elephants" (game of the day May-24-2010)
S Morrison vs T K Hemingway, 1952 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

White should have played 11.Nxd5 cd5 12.Qf6+ Kd7 13.Bb5+ Kc7 14
Renate Schmidt vs R Solice, 1993 
(C57) Two Knights, 89 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Dangerous!
Z Lach vs D Brychta, 1994 
(C57) Two Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

"Out of the Mouths of Babes" (game of the day Oct-18-2010)
K Dietrich vs J Hempel, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian, Two Knts Def. Polerio Def (C57) 0-1 Reti # / Opera #
M Amini vs R Gralla, 2010 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Polerio Def B Check line (C58) 0-1
R W Depew vs R E Shortz, 1968 
(C58) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

The source game for the Max Lange's Mate-- both patterns
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 1-0 Stockfish
Topalov vs D Marholev, 1986 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

"150th Birthday Anniversary" (game of the day Dec-24-2018)
Lasker vs Teichmann, 1909  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

P-Q4: Levitsky Attack (D00) 1-0 "The Ruth Hurts"
W A Ruth vs C L Parmelee, 1937 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

London Systems Bf4 vs Bf5 (D02) 1-0 Video link
H Caro vs Lasker, 1890 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

"Kolt from the Blue" (game of the day Jun-04-2017)
Koltanowski vs J Salazar, 1940 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

QGA: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 He missed his shot!
H Gifford vs B W Blijdenstein, 1873 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 52 moves, 1-0

"Fool Me Once..." (game of the day Oct-07-2011)
Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0 Stockfish
Carlsen vs Giri, 2020 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 34 moves, 1-0

"Bitter Lehmann" (game of the day Sep-30-2014)
H Lehmann vs K Junge, 1942 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

"Read the Book" (game of the day Apr-24-2018)
Ragozin vs E E Book, 1946 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

"No Butze About It" (game of the day Oct-14-2012)
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

"Acers High" (game of the day Apr-23-2012)
A Spiller vs J Acers, 1968 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 0-1

"Ten Gets You Twenty" (game of the day Mar-24-2010)
S Landau vs T ten Kate, 1929 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

"Bled Dry" (game of the day Nov-08-2017)
Alekhine vs Maroczy, 1931 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: General (D80) · 0-1
D Thomson vs J K Footner, 1962
(D80) Grunfeld, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 48 'Excelling at Chess' by Jacob Aagaard
Karpov vs Beliavsky, 1994 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 20 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Connected passed pawns
V Dobrov vs Carlsen, 2017 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 1-0 Stockfish
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1933 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

"The Acs Falls" (game of the day Jul-12-2016)
Van Wely vs Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

FIDE Man - Machine WC (2003), New York, NY USA, rd 5, May-02
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID. Normal. Gligoric System Bronstein Var (E55) 1-0 17.?
Gligoric vs C Pritchett, 1967 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

"King Arthur's Court" (game of the day Oct-26-2011)
A Feuerstein vs Bennett, 1955 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

"The Brilliancy Prize" (game of the day Mar-09-2017)
R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

"Soos-Sussudio" (game of the day Jan-24-2012)
Soos vs Geller, 1962 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

KID, Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Both knights deliver royal forks
M Pavlovic vs G Cabrilo, 1991 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 Combo!
Shulman vs M Ginsburg, 2001 
(E92) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

"Little Jack Horner's Revenge" (game of the day Oct-12-2010)
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

"Can I Buy a Vowel?" (game of the day Apr-07-2012)
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

We've all met a librarian who wears a leotard(w/matching beard)
S Williams vs V Nevednichy, 2016 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 White Octopus
T Wall vs G Welling, 1996 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Ivanchuk vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA: Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Defense (C33) · 1-0
Ivanchuk vs Giri, 2013 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian Bg7 (A07) 1-0 21.? U R A daisy if U do!
Krum Georgiev vs F Vareille, 1998 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Stockfish
Wang Hao vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2019 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

"Tricks are for KIDs" (game of the day Dec-07-2006)
J Elbilia vs Shirov, 1993 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Matanovic Attk (B82) 0-1 19...?
S Ionov vs A Yashtylov, 2000 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 0-1

"The King and I" (game of the day Feb-16-2006)
D King vs D Howell, 2003 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 0-1 17...?
N Stawski vs T Reilly, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 0-1

1086 17.? Sharpen Your Tactics D 1000-1125
L Mista vs J Fichtl, 1974 
(C16) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

A Anastasopoulos vs J Fichtl, 1958
(A06) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

"Moroze to the Occasion" (game of the day Sep-15-2017)
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

"Les Maximes des Hommes" (game of the day Jan-23-2015)
A David vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs NN, 1922 
(C28) Vienna Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Var (B18) 0-1 Simul Exhibition
Fischer vs L Loayza, 1965 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

"Fancy Meeting You Here" (game of the day Apr-20-2017)
Fischer vs Matulovic, 1970  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

"Paul Maul" (game of the day Dec-30-2016)
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
E Cohn vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Pins! Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1911 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 16.?
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var (C80) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Alekhine vs H Borochow, 1932 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 24 moves, 1-0

NID: Saemisch Variation. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Alekhine / Monosson vs Flohr / B Reilly, 1931
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Euwe Var (E17) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Alekhine / Monosson vs Stoltz / Reilly, 1931 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

The Search for Chess Perfection by CJS Purdy
Alekhine vs L Kussman, 1924  
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

21. ..Qf7 Not quite Alekhine's Gun! See last notes for exampl.
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Menchik vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Eliskases, 1936 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Ahues vs Alekhine, 1936 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs E Lundin, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

L Steiner vs Alekhine, 1933 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs H Steiner, 1932 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

"Nepom in the Mourning" (game of the day Jul-19-2016)
M Bartel vs Nepomniachtchi, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

"Throw the Rook at Him" (game of the day May-17-2010)
Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25) 0-1Stockfish
Steinitz vs Allies, 1880 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

sense GK's indignation at being tested w/such caveman tactics
Fedorov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

17...Qc4?? must be considered as the losing mistake
Kramnik vs Huebner, 2000 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

I Calvi vs Kieseritzky, 1842 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

G Perigal vs Saint-Amant, 1843
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana, 2020 
(A28) English, 19 moves, 0-1

Caruana vs So, 2020 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Caruana, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 1-0

LDL Sicilian
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 11 moves, 1-0

"Two Car Collision" (game of the day Jan-31-2015)
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 0-1Stockfish
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2018 
(B33) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 a veritable tour de farce
Lasker vs A Ettlinger, 1893 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: General (C42) 1-0 Fabulous assault on 0-0!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1851 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Vocaturo vs M Parpinel, 2012 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

Vocaturo vs S Ernst, 2012 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Reti Mate, Extended
V Vukovic vs S Deutsch, 1923 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

B Wall vs F Aparasi, 1973 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

K Spraggett vs R Bedard, 1972 
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

I Cheparinov vs Sutovsky, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD: Three Knights. General (D37) 1-0 switching plans of attack
Petrosian vs P Vaitonis, 1952 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Eckert, 1940 
(C13) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs M Defosse, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Koneru vs Z Nemeth, 2005 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

Nisipeanu vs A C Florean, 1995 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Janowski vs E Schallopp, 1896 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Z Vidor vs Szen, 1856 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Van Wely vs S Zierk, 2009 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Var General (C18) 1-0 h-file
Ponomariov vs S Noppes, 2002 
(C18) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

"Sword of Damocles" (game of the day Sep-19-2020)
E Karklins vs J Damocles, 2010 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Fine vs Flohr, 1938 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

J Shahade vs C Lakdawala, 2004
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

P Charbonneau vs H A Hussein Al-Ali, 2008 
(C10) French, 13 moves, 0-1

A Foldeak vs F Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

Kharlov vs D Radoja, 1990 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

M Konopka vs Degraeve, 2001 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 29 moves, 0-1

M Yeo vs J F Wheeler, 2001
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Shabalov, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Keene vs M Yeo, 1970 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 1-0 Stockfish
Shirov vs Nunn, 1991 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 30 moves, 1-0

"Clash of Titans" (game of the day Apr-06-2005)
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 26...?
A Strikovic vs Suba, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

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

"Oh the Huzmanity!" (game of the day Jan-03-2018)
Huzman vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 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

Colle System 5.c3 into Stonewall Attk (D00/5) 1-0Kside assault
F Parr vs R Baxter, 1962 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: General (D32) 1-0 Central fire
Schlechter vs Prokes, 1907
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

"The Dao is Down" (game of the day Jun-29-2009)
R Antonio vs T Dao, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

26 Re1-a1 Qa4-b5! now 27 Ra2xNa3?? just hangs White b2-queen
K Havasi vs Capablanca, 1929 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

20 g2-g3?? weakens the f3-checking square for 20 ... Qd5xf3+!
L Petovic vs A Chudinovskikh, 2009 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

(VAR) 22 Rxb7! Black b8-rook cannot defend b7-bishop, d8-rook
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Fianchetto Var (B70) 1-0 29.?
A Thorgrimsdottir vs M A Stefanidi, 2003 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 0-1 33...?
Janosevic vs Petrosian, 1978 
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

"Bareev Grieves" (game of the day Sep-06-2018)
Topalov vs Bareev, 2002 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Mongredien's N#
Krasenkow vs Sveshnikov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

"Stuck in the Middle With You" (game of the day Jan-10-2006)
D Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1868 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

30.Nf7# Mongredien's Knight Mate resembles Morphy's Mate w/B
Bisguier vs J Penrose, 1950 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Q sac for Greco's Mate
A Zemouli vs A Rizouk, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 17.?
Sherard / Wilmot vs Burn, 1897 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Traxler Countrattk (C57) 0-1 18...?
D Cavallo vs J F Opalek, 1968 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

"Gotcha, Goche" (game of the day Sep-17-2006)
F Amonatov vs D Gochelashvili, 2006 
(B50) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Tactics - all kinds!
Carlsen vs T Bae, 2006 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

French Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Pile on pin
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 Q pin, N&B#
D Mueller vs S Pieper, 1988 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 10 moves, 0-1

QID. Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0
N Zhukova vs C Peptan, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

"Bologan Sandwich" (game of the day May-28-2008)
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

"Crying Over Spilt Milko" (game of the day Nov-04-2017)
Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

"Baked a Lasker" (game of the day Jun-15-2012)
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

NID: Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Var (E39) 0-1 25...?
T Kilpi vs Taimanov, 1996 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Famous Hook & Ladder Sacrifice (or back rank battery mate)
Aronian vs Svidler, 2006 
(D80) Grunfeld, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63) 0-1 Upset
Karpov vs Garriga, 1976 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Lasker vs K Walbrodt, 1895 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Notes by H. N. Pillsbury; Cross pin to win
Burn vs Lasker, 1895  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

"Put a Sok in It" (game of the day Nov-20-2011)
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

"Maul Porphy" (game of the day Dec-14-2021)
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

"The Paoli Massacre" (game of the day Aug-13-2017)
E Paoli vs C Kottnauer, 1949 
(B58) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

"The Book of Samuel" (game of the day Jul-21-2008)
Reshevsky vs A Vasconcellos, 1944 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 1-0

"In the Tal Grass" (game of the day Jun-01-2008)
J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf Polugayevsky Var Simagin Line (B96) 1-0 Cntr smash!
Tal vs NN, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

"Sanger's in the Knight" (game of the day Nov-05-2015)
Koltanowski vs E Sanger, 1943 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

"Petrificus Totalus" (game of the day Nov-15-2016)
Petrosian vs Ljubojevic, 1983 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 28 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

"Sink Like a Grandmaster" (game of the day Dec-15-2021)
Kotov vs N Povah, 1976 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

"Nobody's Business But His Own" (game of the day Dec-16-2021)
G Niemand vs P Keffler, 1970 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

"Polishing his Technique" (game of the day Jul-14-2012)
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. General (C53) 0-1Simul Q sac for Arab#
Lasker vs A B Lynn, 1902 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Dbl Threat, Dbl Trouble -Solitaire Chess by I.A. Horowitz, p.33
Tartakower vs Najdorf, 1935 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern Var (D50) 1-0 Impressive demolition of center, 7th
Najdorf vs E G Sergeant, 1939 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) · 1-0
J Mieses vs Lilienthal, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 16 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0Which sac?
R Mamedov vs J C Alvarez Marquez, 2010 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

"Richard VIII" (game of the day Nov-05-2016)
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Variation (C80) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate
T Voronova vs Vo Hong Phuong, 2000 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

Anastasia's Mate.
P Viner vs D Carey, 1961 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1-0 Quick Anastasia's Mate in one
J Penquite vs K A Anderson, 1949 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Goering Attk (C51) 1-0 Discovered+
Vidmar vs Poljanec, 1901 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 Spearhead!
Vidmar vs Goldsand, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Richter Var 7.d5 (C80) 1-0 Vicious attack!
Vidmar vs A Neumann, 1903 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 25 moves, 1-0

Delightful Debut of the Dilworth Attack C82 0-1 23
Caravage vs Placais, 1870 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 23 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: King's Indian. Fianchetto (A49) 1-0Pile on the pin
Nalbandian vs A Khudyakov, 2003
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 13 moves, 1-0

"Jun is Busting Out All Over" (game of the day Jan-16-2012)
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: General (C42) 1-0 R sac threatens Lolli's Mate
Rapport vs Caruana, 2021 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Symmetrical (C43) 0-1Bad intermezzo+
C Medinus vs Marshall, 1900  
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 5 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Queen Trap
Marshall vs C Medinus, 1900 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Var (B90) 1-0 Dbl Knight sacs
J Jackova vs N Vink, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

"Military Intelligence" (game of the day Dec-21-2021)
Moreau vs Marshall, 1903 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 0-1 Exchange and then N fork
J Kaderabek vs V A Vasilev, 2010
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 puzzle 21.?
I Gurevich vs K K Karanja, 1987 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 25 moves, 1-0

totally crazy lollapalooza
E Mnatsakanian vs G Ustinov, 1959 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 22 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Exchanges, more exchanges, N fork
V Artemiev vs A Moskalenko, 2016
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

"Sacks in the City" (game of the day Dec-23-2021)
Nisipeanu vs S Gordon, 2013 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Ns & Bs abound!
J Amidon vs G S G Patterson, 1949 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

"Sketches of Spain" (game of the day Nov-12-2012)
Kramnik vs Svidler, 1998 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

"Take Another Rook" (game of the day Apr-04-2009)
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1892 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

"I Think I'm Going to b6" (game of the day Sep-04-2015)
J Dueball vs G Jacoby, 1976 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Two Knights Var (B06) 1-0 Remove the Guard!
Lachex vs J Nogueiras, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 12 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines. Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Promos
Carlsen vs J Svanholm Fogh, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 52 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0 Trap
H Steiner vs J C Thompson, 1940 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Defense. General (C60) 1-0 Brilliancy prize
R A Bowles vs E Pearse, 1902  
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Scandavian Def Exchange (A09) 1-0 Greek gift
Ivkov vs R Mayer Schwartz, 1992 
(A15) English, 15 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian Nge7 is trouble (B30) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Levitina vs Goltsova, 1978 
(B30) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Katalimov Var (B27) 1-0 29.?
Estrin vs B Katalymov, 1969 
(B27) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

"Rude Treatment" (game of the day Mar-06-2017)
L Rudenko vs R M Bruce, 1946 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1-0 24.?
I A Zybin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1902 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 25 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Agincourt Var (A13) 1-0 8.?
B Fiedler vs R Brice, 1995 
(A13) English, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD: Janowski Var (D31) 1-0 18.? Black stepped onto a landmine
K Georgiev vs R C S Alvarez, 2018 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 15.?
A Kapengut vs Antoshin, 1965 
(C56) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1-0 25.? Notes by Stockfish
F Baenziger vs M Sasith Nipun Piyumantha, 2018 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 27.?
A Planinc vs H Gerenski, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 0-1 29...?
Bakhmatov vs Tseitlin, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 h-file battery 16.?
Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Main Line (B89) 0-1 22...?
I Madl vs Chiburdanidze, 2000 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Leningrad Variation (A87) 0-1 26...?
Van der Sterren vs V Malaniuk, 1987 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

QGD: Ragozin Defense (D38) 0-1 29...?
Ftacnik vs A Aleksandrov, 2008 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

"Great Dane" (game of the day Sep-14-2010) 32.?
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Nd5 is coming
Spielmann vs B Stupan, 1934 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 9 moves, 1-0

Classical games: Korchnoi beat Tal 13 to 4, with 27 draws
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

KID. Averbakh Variation. Modern Def (E73) 1-0 blitz
A Korobov vs Kasparov, 2021 
(E73) King's Indian, 17 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

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Y Kots vs Spassky, 1961 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Spassky could have checkmated a move earlier with 23.QxNe8+
Spassky vs B T Vladimirov, 1961 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Countergambit (D08) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Korchnoi vs Shapkin, 1949 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Exposed K
Shirov vs Karpov, 1999 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA: Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 1-0 Simul Nxf7
Tal vs W Pratten, 1964 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

22...Qxb2+! -+ picks up a couple of extra pawns
D E Cori Tello vs I Sokolov, 2010 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (C48) 0-1 crossfire
Zukertort vs A Ettlinger, 1884 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C73) 1-0 Remove the G
Lipnitsky vs Smirnov, 1949 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 17.?
M Parligras vs C Ionescu, 2005 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 24 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

Sicilian Defense: Alapin 6.Qxd4 Nc6 (B22) 1-0 Effective Q raid
Mamedyarov vs Polgar, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz(C72) 0-1Fishin' Pole
R Adams vs B Wall, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 9 moves, 0-1

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