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Compiled by fredthebear

Fredthebear can't get enough of the quick crashes, smashes, busts, bashes and brilliancies.

Note to self: This needs to be edited to delete duplicate games from the KP Minis. Include NsII.

Here's a link to some fabulous chess brilliancies:

* A1912: Game Collection: Abbazia 1912

"The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal." — Criss Jami

* Brutal Attacking Chess: Game Collection: Brutal Attacking Chess

* Bishop's Opening Miniatures:

* Here's a link to a simple tactics course using miniatures:

* Brilliant (and mostly famous)! Game Collection: Brilliant Miniatures

* Blackburne strikes! games annotated by Blackburne

* Checkmate brevities: Game Collection: Art of Checkmate

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

* Morphy Miniatures:

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

* One Game Shy: Game Collection: 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 Alekhine

* Oskar plays 1e4: Oskar Oglaza

* Alapins: Game Collection: Alapin

* Aggressive Gambits:

* C21-C22 miniatures:

* Danish Gambits: Game Collection: Danish Gambit Games 1-0

* Javed's way:

* King's Gambit start-up: Game Collection: Batsford's MCO 14 King's Gambit

* King Bishop's Gambit: Game Collection: rajat21's kings gambit

* KG Video: Game Collection: Foxy Openings - King's Gambit

* GM Gallagher is an author:
Game Collection: 0

* Ponziani Games: Game Collection: PONZIANI OPENING

* Volo plays the KP faithfully: Volodymyr Onyshchuk

* 20 Various Italian Games: Game Collection: Italian Game

* C53s: Game Collection: rajat21's italian game

* The Italian Game, Classical: Game Collection: Giuco Piano

* Annotated Evans Gambits:

* RL Minis: Game Collection: Ruy Lopez Miniatures

* Russian Ruys: Game Collection: Chess in the USSR 1945 - 72, Part 2 (Leach)

* Del's: Game Collection: Del's hidden gems

* 21st Century: Game Collection: 21st Century Masterpieces - First decade (2000)

* GK: Game Collection: Kasparov - The Sicilian Sheveningen

* TIP: Click on the e8 square to see a computer engine analysis of the position.

* tacticmania - Game Collection: tacticmania

* Sports Clichés:

* Sacs on f7/f2: Game Collection: Demolition of Pawn Structure: Sac on f7 (f2)

* Sicilian Face Plants:
Game Collection: sicilian defense(opening traps)

* Hans On French: Game Collection: French Defense

* Online safety:

* Chess Records:

* Top Chessgames by ECO Code:

"One of the supreme paradoxes of baseball, and all sports, is that the harder you try to throw a pitch or hit a ball or accomplish something, the smaller your chances are for success. You get the best results not when you apply superhuman effort but when you let the game flow organically and allow yourself to be fully present. You'll often hear scouts say of a great prospect, "The game comes slow to him." It means the prospect is skilled and poised enough to let the game unfold in its own time, paying no attention to the angst or urgency or doubt, funneling all awareness to the athletic task at hand." — R.A. Dickey

chess writer and poet Henry Thomas Bland.

Another example of his way with words is the start of ‘Internal Fires', a poem published on page 57 of the March 1930 American Chess Bulletin:

I used to play chess with the dearest old chap,
Whom naught could upset whatever might hap.
He'd oft lose a game he might well have won
But made no excuse for what he had done.
If a piece he o'erlooked and got it snapped up He took it quite calmly and ne'er ‘cut up rough'.

The Two Bulls and the Frog

Two bulls engaged in shocking battle,
Both for a certain heifer's sake,
And lordship over certain cattle,
A frog began to groan and quake.
"But what is this to you?"
Inquired another of the croaking crew.
"Why, sister, don't you see,
The end of this will be,
That one of these big brutes will yield,
And then be exiled from the field?
No more permitted on the grass to feed,
He'll forage through our marsh, on rush and reed; And while he eats or chews the cud,
Will trample on us in the mud.
Alas! to think how frogs must suffer
By means of this proud lady heifer!"
This fear was not without good sense.
One bull was beat, and much to their expense;
For, quick retreating to their reedy bower,
He trod on twenty of them in an hour.

Of little folks it often has been the fate
To suffer for the follies of the great.

Against the Hard to Suit

Were I a pet of fair Calliope,
I would devote the gifts conferred on me
To dress in verse old Aesop's lies divine;
For verse, and they, and truth, do well combine; But, not a favourite on the Muses' hill,
I dare not arrogate the magic skill,
To ornament these charming stories.
A bard might brighten up their glories,
No doubt. I try, – what one more wise must do. Thus much I have accomplished hitherto:
By help of my translation,
The beasts hold conversation,
In French, as never they did before.
Indeed, to claim a little more,
The plants and trees, with smiling features,
Are turned by me to talking creatures.
Who says, that this is not enchanting?
"Ah," says the critics, "hear what vaunting!
From one whose work, all told, no more is
Than half-a-dozen baby stories.'
Would you a theme more credible, my censors,
In graver tone, and style which now and then soars? Then list! For ten long years the men of Troy,
By means that only heroes can employ,
Had held the allied hosts of Greece at bay, –
Their minings, batterings, stormings day by day, Their hundred battles on the crimson plain,
Their blood of thousand heroes, all in vain, – When, by Minerva's art, a horse of wood,
Of lofty size before their city stood,
Whose flanks immense the sage Ulysses hold,
Brave Diomed, and Ajax fierce and bold,
Whom, with their myrmidons, the huge machine
Would bear within the fated town unseen,
To wreak on its very gods their rage –
Unheard-of stratagem, in any age.
Which well its crafty authors did repay....
"Enough, enough," our critic folks will say;
"Your period excites alarm,
Lest you should do your lungs some harm;
And then your monstrous wooden horse,
With squadrons in it at their ease,
Is even harder to endorse
Than Renard cheating Raven of his cheese.
And, more than that, it fits you ill
To wield the old heroic quill."
Well, then, a humbler tone, if such your will is: Long sighed and pined the jealous Amaryllis
For her Alcippus, in the sad belief,
None, save her sheep and dog, would know her grief. Thyrsis, who knows, among the willows slips,
And hears the gentle shepherdess's lips
Beseech the kind and gentle zephyr
To bear these accents to her lover....
"Stop!" says my censor:
"To laws of rhyme quite irreducible,
That couplet needs again the crucible;
Poetic men, sir,
Must nicely shun the shocks
Of rhymes unorthodox."
A curse on critics! hold your tongue!
Know I not how to end my song?
Of time and strength what greater waste
Than my attempt to suit your taste?

Some men, more nice than wise,
There's nothing that satisfies.

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 The World Famous "Opera House Game"
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit at R odds, ignore the Q, mate by N in the corner!
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Chess variants - UNUSUAL (000) 0-1 Queenmate!
Maurian vs Morphy, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 0-1

Morphy gets kayoed early. A knight nailed him.
Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 0-1

Evan's Gambit minus 1kNight and he pulls off Boden's Mate!!!
Morphy vs J Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Queen Sac for a famous king walk
Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Classical. Albin Gambit (000)1-0 Odd but pretty #
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open Var (C80) 1-0 Q sac, Legall's Attk, K walk, Pawn#
D Duhm vs A Duhm, 1900 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 Open diagonals are Bishop highways
D Lima vs Shulman, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Traditional 9.e5 KIA (A07) 1-0 Q Sac leads to Arabian Mate
A Stukopin vs B Hasenohr, 2008 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KIA / Hungarian / Closed Sicilian (A07) 1-0 Bold Arabian Mate
Robson vs A Udeshi, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Y Wen vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense: Borg Gambit (B00) 1-0 Activate all your pieces
V Petrienko vs J Svatos, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Famous old miniature. A witty queen sac for a mate.
Greco vs NN, 1623 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

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

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Neat Queen trap threatens mate
Bamber vs R Chranowski, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Owen Def. transposes to Hippo (B00) 1-0 aesthetic or pathetic?
Ivanchuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Common Qside trap
M Pavlov vs D Dragos, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3.Bb5+ Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Robust attack on f2
de Riviere vs Dubois, 1855 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Marshall Variation (B01) 1-0 Smothered Q
G Malbran vs D Lanza-Fernandez, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

Deflect the defender and then capture it's former defendent
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

2.e5?! White gets destroyed by sacrifices to expose the King
Segal vs A W Fox, 1900 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

3..Qa5 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.h3 Bh5 6.d4 Nf6 7.g4 Bg6 8.Ne5 Nbd7 9.Nc4
Alekhine vs M Schroeder, 1924 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 7.f3 (B01) 0-1 Q sac, Smothered Mate
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Center Counter 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Q trap fighting for c7 square
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr g3 System (B01) 1-0 Black's Q gets trapped
R Hess vs R Gonzalez, 2005 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Pin Nc6 & Discovery traps Q w/Nxc7+
G Abrahams vs W R Thomas, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Black forces perpetual vs WC
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Miniature: f7# threatened twice
Balode vs Sondore, 1965 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 London 1862 Brilliancy prize win
Steinitz vs A Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

A beauty - the Peruvian Immortal
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 Giveaway to mate
Nimzowitsch vs NN, 1896 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1-0 Black Q forced into self-pin
Rublevsky vs Z Varga, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0He opened the door?
H Russ vs K Zeh, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 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: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1-0
B Arvola Notkevich vs A Edakina, 2006 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 An open center means a faster game
Keene vs Orly, 1961  
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 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. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Q Hunt
S Makarichev vs Alburt, 1978 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02)0-1 Q entrapment
D de Vreugt vs P Egeli, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

David Bronstein (1924-2006) Sacrifices all over the place!
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack. Main L (B03) 0-1 Q sac, K walk
E Maahs vs W Pajeken, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Balogh Variation (B03) 1-0 Q threats
F M Wren vs R F H Sprow, 1944 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen, Miles Line (B04) 1-0 N+ robs pin
O Johannesson vs H Haga, 2012 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 13 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Smothered Mate 2b
Nigmadzianov vs L Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0 Qxf7+ removes the guard for Nxe6+
Nunn vs S Swanson, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Weak back rank, no luft
Tal vs F Olafsson, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Liverpool 1874 "Fiddling While Burn Roams" (GOTD)
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(B07) Pirc, 14 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense half-a-150 Attack(B06) 1-0, 25 moves Zwischenzug
M Kravtsiv vs Y Vovk, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Q sac upon overworked pawn
E Pedersen vs H Keller, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Development traps Q
R Averby vs V M Ostroverkhov, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 63: The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Caro-Kann Def. Maroczy Variation (B12) 1-0 W sac attack!
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Gambit (B12) 1-0 Fried Fast Food
Tartakower vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin Barmen Def Central Exchange / C-K(B13) 1-0
B Wall vs Johnny Thomas, 1977 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Very efficient
L Owen vs R L Mapes, 1984 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Remove the Defender... in Beginner's Picture Guide by Horowitz
Schuster vs C Carls, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 0-1

Schachmeisterpartien 1960 - 1965 edited by Rudolph Teschner
Tal vs Benko, 1964 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fnchetto (B31) 1-0 Q trap
Anand vs Salov, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Clever sack of Q-for-rook, then mate.
Polgar vs P Chilingirova, 1988 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin Variation (B40) 1-0 Killer pawn
A Wagner-Michel vs A Fischer, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 1-0 Decoy then skewer
Unzicker vs Tal, 1975 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Artful finish avoids exchange of Qs
P Popovic vs D Rajkovic, 1980 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
M Stean vs Geller, 1975 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Decoy Black king to e7 to set up a winning discovered attack
Anand vs Leko, 1994 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical Var (B57) 1-0 Mini: Hit f7 or it's defender!
C Zuidema vs H Ree, 1967 
(B56) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Tal gives queen for two connectors on sixth+mating att.
Tal vs J M Ripley, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77) 1-0 Take the N
Fischer vs E Stepans, 1957 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop Highway Crossfire
F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Variation (B92) 0-1 Butt-ugly Queen
B Mudongo vs S Andriasyan, 2007
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Q sac decoy to N fork
N Firman vs Areshchenko, 2008 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Immune Ne6 helps trap the Q!
Waserski vs Godes, 1975 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96) 1-0 Super Sac Attack!!
Sven Pedersen vs P Gallmeyer, 1971 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96) 1-0 Scintillating
E Berg vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: General (C00) 0-1 Standard Q trap f3/f6 by Bs
NN vs R Blaine, 1980 
(C00) French Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 Q sac opens h-file
Blackburne vs West, 1885 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs G Timoscenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance (C02) 1-0 Q gets trapped after failed B sac
R Nezhmetdinov vs A I Konstantinov, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade Var (C02) 1-0 Right-handed Milner-Barry G
B Wall vs Claus, 1974 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

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
Tal vs Petrosian, 1975 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def ML (C04) 1-0Black hangs his Q
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05) 1-0 Interference
W Bialas vs K Darga, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 Queen trap
M Tan vs M Ulybin, 2008 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs R L'hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Normal Variation (C10) 1-0 Black Q sac fails
Steinitz vs H Czarnowski, 1867 
(C10) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Variation (C10) 1-0 Q trap
Y Kotkov vs Akopjan, 1966 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

Franco-Sicilian Def: Marshall Gambit (C10) 1-0 Qside Discovery+
B Wall vs J Lippert, 1980 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 1-0

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

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Q & R sacs to Boden's #
H Tirard vs A Silvert, 2000 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 She got in but
Henry Thomas vs J Kulbacki, 1992
(C11) French, 19 moves, 0-1

French Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 Notes by Reti
Alekhine vs H Fahrni, 1914  
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

FR Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift, Q sac sets up Arabian #
Alekhine vs A Asgeirsson, 1931 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French vs Alekhine-Chatard Attack (C13) 1-0Neato N sac & N trap
R Nezhmetdinov vs S Pimenov, 1936 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0 Q sac
Unzicker vs M Czerniak, 1954 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 0-1 A lovely shot!
J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Fingerslip, Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1-0 Opera #
R Schwarz vs Labau, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Spearheads
Zukertort vs J Schulten, 1868 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Amazing king hunt by 10 year old Nigel Short
S J Hooker vs Short, 1975 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

Athens sacrifices queen-wins in 10 moves! London broiled.
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

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

An off-hand game; White targets the pin and Black Q
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Bxf7+ means Q is lost
C Gibbs vs C Davie, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Defense (C21) 1-0 Q skewer
D A Albin vs Horinek, 1922 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Schlechter Def (C21) 0-1 Counterpunch!
S Albrecht vs J Bobber, 1990 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 1-0 Q trap
A Agouridis vs N Tepelenis, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Q trap
S Sanchez Castillo vs E Ubiennykh, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

"Oldrich Duras" Sounds of a wise old warrior of medieval epic
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 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

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

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

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

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24)1-0 Q deflection, P mate
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

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

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

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Can opener
Steinitz vs NN, 1860 
(C25) Vienna, 12 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 Bxf7+ then Qd5+ & fork, more
Alekhine vs A Evenson, 1918 
(C26) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 0-1 W can't finish, drops rook
Alekhine vs D Kirk, 1924 
(C28) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Horwitz Gambit (C26) 0-1Reti Mate before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Leapin' kNights & Sittin' Queens! Anastasia's Mate!
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk, Q sac, mate by B+N+p
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C28) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs S Polner, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Variation. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 Nx_+
J Mieses vs NN, 1900 
(C27) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Knights all over the
J Kis vs E Csato, 1993 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0Double Rook Sacrifice
Alekhine vs B Gregory, 1909 
(C28) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Shocking finish!!
P Delekta vs Geller, 1992 
(C28) Vienna Game, 18 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical Variation (C30) 0-1 Discovered Attack
Chigorin vs Burn, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical(C30) 0-1Multiple ways to mate
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Old, Old K'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

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Legall's Mate goes extra innings!
Gunsberg vs NN, 1907  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Tear open the diagonal
Blackburne vs NN, 1899 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0 Q trap
Keres vs Vidmar, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

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

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0 Q grab
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA, Breyer Gambit (C33) 1-0 Not easy to see the compensation!
Spielmann vs J Moeller, 1920 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's G Bledow CG (C33) 1-0 Discovery Fails
Fischer vs W A Nyman, 1964 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 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

King's Gambit: Accepted. Breyer Gambit 3.Qf3 (C33) 1-0 Q sac
Capablanca vs A Chase, 1922 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Double Rs Sac
Colomer vs Vivas, 1947 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit First Jaenisch Var (C33) 1-0 Q soon trapped
Klimov vs Gorbunov, 1989 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Dovetail Mate by promotion
F Young vs H N Stone, 1907 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Gianutio Cntrgambit (C34) 1-0 GT2K Dbl B attk by both sides
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

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

KG Accepted. Becker Defense (C34) 0-1 Good vs Bad Bishop
J Mayer vs P Poschel, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def. McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 Q sac attack
H Kramer vs Euwe, 1941 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sudden Philidor's Legacy
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0 6...d5 is better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 # w/a passed pawn
Itze vs H Reinle, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0Scholar's Mate plus one
B Wall vs P Lewis, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted (C37) 1-0 Legall's Mate in 10
H Reinle vs Seyfried, 1959 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA Salvio Gambit Nh6 (C37) 1-0 Black Q invades, gets trapped
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco Gambit Calabrese Gambit (C38) 1-0 Look B4 U Leap!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Self-pin; remove defender
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KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Damiano Gambit Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1-0 Q trap
J Krejcik vs R Muenz, 1911 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

King Pawn: La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 2...Nf6 is superior
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Sac Festival
NN vs E Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Variation (C40) 0-1 Mind bender miniature
NN vs Bronstein, 1954 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 0-1 kNights bite
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

K Pawn Game: Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 Q sac, P mate
P Damiano vs NN, 1512 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense f6? Qe7? (C41) 1-0 Unpin Q sac = Legall's Mate
Mackenzie vs F Perrin, 1866 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation (C41) 0-1 Dbl Rook Sac
O Bernstein vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Q trap
Krogius vs N Aratovsky, 1945 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Minors trap Q
Philidor vs NN, 1990 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 0-1early g4 & Q sac makes interesting scrap
D Daulyte-Cornette vs S Milliet, 2011 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Black cannot mirror White in the Russian Game
O Bernstein vs NN, 1931 
(000) Chess variants, 14 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter (C42) 1-0 Q sac
Psakhis vs E Martinovsky, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason Var (C42) 1-0 Windmill
Winawer vs Shumov, 1875 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 + & fork
H Van Oostrum vs Rohner, 1981 
(C27) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Cochrane Gambit. Center Variation (C42) 1-0 Q grab Deflects B
Messinger vs M Rack, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Damiano. Kholmov G. (C42) 1-0 Lethal Bishop Pair
A Steinkuehler vs Horwitz, 1861 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0The way in is not out
M Ercan vs M Gonzalez Amaya, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 En prise MADNESS
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Attk (C43) 1-0 Complex Reti #
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 132 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Blackburne vs H Gifford, 1874  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 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 Game: Napoleon Gambit (C44) 1-0 "The Last Victory" film
Napoleon Bonaparte vs General Bertrand, 1820 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 Hold on!
C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

1e4 e5 Dresden Opening(C44) 0-1Reinfeld Semi-smothered # puzzle
C H Capon vs J O H Taylor, 1873 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Annotated by Steinitz: "Mr Gossip deserves the highest praise"
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Tartakower Var (C45) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Tartakower vs Yates, 1922  
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1/2-1/2 Q perpetual
J Mieses vs E G Sergeant, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black trains B&Q on f2 (pin), then deftly relocates the Q
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

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

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: Classical. Intermezzo Variation (C45) 1-0 Watch f2
J Langreck vs C Boor, 1998 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 Legall's Mate
J N Berger vs Frohlich, 1888 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Fork Trick (C46) 0-1 ...b5 Q trap
R Rysan vs M Drtina, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 moves, 0-1

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0Common miniature on 6th
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Qh5+ leads to mate by Bishops
W Donisthorpe vs Mundell, 1892 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz-Rosenthal Var(C46) 1-0 #Pattern
M Movsisyan vs T Patton, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 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 Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 Q trap
NN vs J van Mil, 1973 
(C48) Four Knights, 8 moves, 0-1

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

From "Viaje al Reino del Ajedrez " de Y. Averbach et al
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Notes by JHB
NN vs Blackburne, 1871  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Roaming Queens
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo d3, Bg5 (C50) 0-1 Black rolls Kside
F W Grabill vs D Mugridge, 1922 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Pawn lever power, R lift
A Zemouli vs A Rizouk, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 1-0 Gain time&space
F Palmiotto vs R Hirsch, 1988 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Sudden end
Albin vs O Bernstein, 1904 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 1-0 Phenomenal Performance!
R Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 27 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

Mighty Schlechter! Now this is KICKING THE DOOR IN!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attk (C51) 0-1 N&Q sac opens h-file Greco#
Tennant vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

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. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Inventor sacs his queen
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Q sac, Double Check-mate!
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 So Beautiful
Prince Dadian vs Boulitchoff, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 0-1 Back rank threat
A Pinkus vs Marshall, 1926 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Kolisch vs Loyd, 1867 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Reti Mate before Reti
M R Kaldegg vs G Zeissl, 1903 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 Spearhead, Boden's #
M Fico vs D Guerrini, 1981 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Just take it!
F Riemann vs Koeltsch / Pfeiffer / Roesner, 1873 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Waller Attack (C52) 0-1 Early Anastasia's Mate
K Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Giuoco Pianissimo c3, d3 (C53) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy w/B assist
J M Hanham vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

Tartakower and Dumont 500 Master Games of Chess
Bledow vs von der Lasa, 1839 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Classical (C53) 0-1 A Reinfeld # puzzle
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 1-0 The Black Q is lost
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 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

Qxh6+!! and mate by bishop is unstoppable!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

"Queen of the Night" offer similar to Marshall's Qg3
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense (C55) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Kolisch vs Shumov, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Tal is pressured in a simul, and the response is breathtaking!
Tal vs J Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Terrific line opening
M Corden vs NN, 1970 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

"I never knew such a game was possible" - Tigran Petrosian
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knts Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Q sac, Greco #
Edelman vs I Mazel, 1928 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fritz Variation (C57) 1-0 Throwin' Haymakers!
Walker vs A Wright, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

Zukertort sacs the Queen for mate in 12 moves
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Renaud & Kahn's The Art of the Checkmate, pp. 79-80
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs C Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird (C61) 1-0 Q sac into Greco Mate on h-file
S Pencil vs G Goltsoff, 1976 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Extreme Efficiency, A Beautiful Combination
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Tartakower (C63) 1-0 Decisive B threats
A Brinckmann vs G Kieninger, 1932  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Exchange Var (C63) 0-1Anastasia's Mate
D Steinwender vs R Gralla, 1972 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Qside Greek Gift
D Waterman vs R Samo, 1974 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Nxf7 blunder
J Berkvens vs Mikhalevski, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl+
A Ambanelli vs R Frith, 1981 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

Great display of courage by white and dazzling sacrifices!
T L Petrosian vs A Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 Deflection!
Mecking vs A C Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

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

The queen dares the overworked back rank defender
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Fishin' Pole Flames
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2008 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Kecskemet Var (C75) 1-0A bit like a Greek Gift
L Schmid vs K Gumprich, 1950 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 30 moves, 1-0

Scene in Stanley Kubrick's movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Queen sac attack, for rooks and X-ray bishops to seal the win!
Svidler vs Adams, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1Pawn roller
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Q sac
Z Almasi vs M Marin, 2008 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 0-1 Valiant Knight
Geller vs G Garcia, 1978 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 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

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

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 1/2-1/2
Sevian vs Naroditsky, 2015 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Closed Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Dbl B sac and more
K Spraggett vs G Vescovi, 2004 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Closed Breyer Defense (C95) 1-0 Q sac deflects R
Fischer vs Benko, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed Var Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Q sac & more!
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Slick Queen harrassment
V Borovikov vs R Vazquez Igarza, 2000
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Offramp comments
E Lowe vs H Kennedy, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 She got caught pokin' about
M Pesa vs G Jones, 2011 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Delete this next time I'm in the file.
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' Pole Attack
J T Barendregt vs R Teschner, 1965 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch
Von Scheve vs Tarrasch, 1880 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 1-0 Scholar's # by trailing Q
Karjakin vs M A Sola Lluch, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Pin, R sac
Perigal / Pulling vs W M Popert, 1840 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov Var (B17)1-0 continuance Pillsbury's Mate
Bronstein vs Kotov, 1946 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 17.?
Spassky vs H Pfleger, 1979 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Saemisch Attack (B02) 0-1 R sac for battery #
M Finkelstein vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Spassky vs B Jansson, 1971 
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 The N's turn next
K Blagojevic vs J Tuomainen, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense (C78) 0-1 fork & pin
Tiviakov vs Ponomariov, 2001 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly Variation. Venice System (B28) 0-1 18...?
B Pietrusiak vs Velimirovic, 1964 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Gueridon #
Kramstov vs Waxburg, 1938 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Castled into it
T Gruber vs Euwe, 1921 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 uncommon double fork
S Delgado Ramirez vs W Stevens, 1956 
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Lolli's Mate awaits
Blackburne vs Woodward, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wing Attack (C78) 1-0 spoon and fork
Kashdan vs B Altman, 1942 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Anderssen's Mate
P Lebedev vs Valdaev, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

Gossip/Pillsbury's Mate with the rook on the open file
Gossip vs J M Hanham, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: General 3...Bd6?! (C60) 1-0 N on the 6th
Torre vs Little, 1924 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Dr. Schiller comments
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Bxf7+ KxB, Nxe5+ pin
P Skatchkov vs K Krovelschikov, 2001 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 0-1 Q sac DECLINED for Max Lange #
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1851 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open. Classical Def Main Line(C83) 1-0 Tarrasch Trap!
Tarrasch vs Zukertort, 1887 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Nxf7
W H Pratten vs C Damant, 1977 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

L B Taboada vs F Fuentes Dominguez, 2001 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 1-0

R Maidana vs P Goette, 2001 
(C57) Two Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

S Montes Vazquez vs A Lopez Agudina Fernandez, 2001 
(C57) Two Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

M de Lourdes Ferraz Ramos vs S Cubas, 1995 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

V Strejc vs V Sipek, 1994 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

N Kruljac vs P Mellon, 1992 
(C57) Two Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Paulsen Attack 6.Be2 cxd4 (C02) 1-0 19.?
A Predke vs E Atakishiyev, 2023 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

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