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* C21-C22 miniatures: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

* Ponziani Games: Game Collection: PONZIANI OPENING

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

* 20 Various Italian Games: Game Collection: Italian Game

* Volo plays the KP faithfully: Volodymyr Onyshchuk

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

* Hans On French: Game Collection: French Defense

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Reversed Englund Gambit
L Ingram vs A McDonald, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

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 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

Game 11 in How to Reassess Your Chess by IM Jeremy Silman
Grischuk vs C Bauer, 2005
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 265 in Chess Informant Best Games 201-300
Spassky vs Larsen, 1979 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Bd3 (B01) 1-0 kNights crawling and climbing around
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack(B10)1-0Auer, das tut weh!
Wurm vs Auer, 1937 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

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 Two Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0
Keres vs G Agustsson, 1954
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 36 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attk. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Stockfish
R Nezhmetdinov vs Kasparian, 1955 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 47 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attk. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Skewer
Keres vs S Kagan, 1967 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 38 moves, 1-0

Soltis - "One of most instructive endgames of 20th century."
Fischer vs Portisch, 1962 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 68 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Photo link
Keres vs G Barcza, 1961 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 49 moves, 1-0

Shereshevsky's Endgame Strategy, Ch. 4 (Black to play, move 31)
Karpov vs Hort, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 73 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 King walk
B Wall vs T Louie, 1974 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2Knights Attack. Mindeno Retreat Line (B11) 1-0
Nakamura vs Ding Liren, 2012 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 54 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) ยท 1/2-1/2
M M Pavlovic vs S Foisor, 2012
(B10) Caro-Kann, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Found in Chernev's "Combinations - The Heart of Chess"
Capablanca vs A Ribera Arnal, 1935 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Converting Petroff to French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0
Tarrasch vs J Mason, 1889
(C01) French, Exchange, 55 moves, 1-0

Game 39 of 1000, Baruch Harold Wood vs L.D.H, Correspondence
B H Wood vs L D H, 1948 
(C10) French, 10 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Greek Gift
Yates vs V Marin y Llovet, 1930 
(C13) French, 11 moves, 1-0

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Defense (C46) 1-0 common miniature
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights, Philidor Def. (C46) 1-0 Better pawn structure
Petrosian vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1949 
(C46) Three Knights, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Var (B22) 1-0 Nxe4 poisoned pawn
I Suhin vs Mirosnitsenko, 1979 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 5 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin, Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 Standard trap
W Neto vs K Banas, 1993 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 1-0 10 move smothered mate using pin
I A Horowitz vs Plankart, 1958 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central Exch (B22) Common trap
S Noorda vs J Sibe, 1965 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Exchange sequence could differ
S Yudin vs A Kravtsova, 2003
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Greek Gift declined; Deflection
P Ofstad vs W Barlo, 2005
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Defense Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 Unpin
E Naiditsch vs A Draeger, 2000 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 NxB, QxN, Bxh7+ Discovery
T Wozney vs B Costaras, 1974 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Alapin 2c3 Barmen (B22) 1-0Black will lose the exhange or worse
G Lane vs J Flesch, 1983 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def Modern (B22) 1-0 Sting in tail Bxb7
F Kuznetsov vs A Kohut, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...d6, 3...e5!? (B22) 1-0 Qc7 under fire
M Simes vs C Scala, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 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

Old Sicilian (B30) Here's another common unpin you should know
G Schnitzler vs Hardung, 1862 
(B30) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Pick on the back rank defender
Vachier-Lagrave vs A Moiseenko, 2013 
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) Pawn push creates Q+ & fork
Van Horenbeke vs M de Bolster, 1984 
(B50) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin theme to know
Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Delayed Sicilian Alapin 3.c3 Unpin miniature in 8 moves, 1-0
B Thelen vs NN, 1930 
(B30) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Exchanges, then Q check and fork LPDO in the shooting gallery
G Wetscherek vs H Erhart, 1992 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 The farther you get from home...
E Kostopoulos vs E Kerimov, 2001 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Modern 5.Qxd4 (B50) 1-0Capture, Recapture, Q+ & F
Kurajica vs Velimirovic, 1972 
(B50) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Modern Var (B50) 1-0 Black plays giveaway starting w/Bxf7+
A Jansson vs Berend, 1982 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 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

Russian Game: Three Knights Game(C42) 1-0It got away from Black
S Rotenstein vs Gruenfeld, 1928
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Q bests R&B EG
A Becker vs Euwe, 1929 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 1-0 Discovered check coming
Koltanowski vs M Stephens, 1946 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 P breakthrough
Rozentalis vs Chekhov, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Skewer; gets worse
B Tillema vs H Mekkes, 2000
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Bishop pair wins
B Khetsuriani vs H Kefalis, 2001
(C42) Petrov Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game(C42) 1-0Well-played both wings
R Masiyazi vs S Namangale, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz (C44) 1-0 Castle opposite, battery
Alapin vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle
Chigorin vs Gossip, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Var (C44) 1-0 Q for 3 minors!
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44) 1-0Up the middle
Chigorin vs Winawer, 1901 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Attack & Defense
Euwe vs A Speijer, 1921 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Cntrattk/Hippo (C44) 1-0 tripled Ps
Bronstein vs Balashov, 1967 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Cntrattk/Hippo (C44) 1-0 blitz
Nepomniachtchi vs I Kurnosov, 2013
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: General (C44) 1-0 Blitzin' w/the Q
Morozevich vs P Michalik, 2014
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Cntrattk (C44) 0-1 Lasker comments
Yifan Hou vs Carlsen, 2013 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Leonhardt Variation (C44) 1/2-1/2
Nakamura vs Svidler, 2013 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Cnterattk (C44) 1-0 Central P thrust
Carlsen vs Harikrishna, 2013 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Hungry pawn
Stefansson vs J Herms Agullo, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Tayler Opening (C44) 1-0 White N squeezes out edge
Jobava vs Kamsky, 2014 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0Remove the Def
Schiffers vs Alapin, 1889 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 1-0 Nxf7 discovery nets 2 Ps
J Mason vs Alapin, 1889
(C42) Petrov Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Paulsen Attack (C42) 1/2-1/2 Bs of opposite color
Paulsen vs Alapin, 1887
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Delayed Alapin vs Sicilian-French (B40) 1-0Early Nxf7
Shaked vs J Hellsten, 1997
(B40) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1-0

C-K Exhange Variation; Pillsbury's Mate Variation
L McLaren vs M Chandler / C Laird, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange 1-0 Not as easy as it looked.
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 1/2-1/2 Both castle long
Alapin vs J Bauer, 1889
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 81: Modern Chess Strategy I by Ludek Pachman
Lasker vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Normal (B02) 1-0 g6 avoids checkmate w/a pawn
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 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

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

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Nxg7!
J Emms vs D J Ledger, 2006 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Soderstrom vs Tzannetakis, 1981 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Lazarev vs Kundichev, 1982 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

P Frazer vs Taubenhaus, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Kudrin vs H A Machado Jr, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

M Weiss vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Winawer vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Rainer, 1885 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs G Marco, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs A Sandrin, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs E Longcobe, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Accepted (C51) 1-0Spearhead Q fork f7 & P snatcher
B Wall vs L Shameson, 1986 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 3 Pieces hit f7, h7 w/pins
B Wall vs V Duncan, 1981 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Sally says...
G Chandler vs R Ratcliff, 1983 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian, Evans Gambit. Anderssen, Cordel Line (C51) 1-0 notes
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Cup of Hemlock
Bronstein vs Socrates, 1992 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 51 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attk (C52) 1-0 Dbl N sac
A Hachaturov vs A A Bikhovsky, 1955
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 44 'My 60 Memorable Games' by Robert James Fischer
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

11.Nxe5! leads to an early active endgame at the cost of a pawn
Estrin vs M Skrovina, 1960 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. 5...Ba5 Tartakower Attack (C52) 0-1Notes by Black
Estrin vs V Palciauskas, 1978  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. 5...Ba5 Tartakower Attk (C52) 1-0 lovely ending
Short vs Huebner, 1997 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 51 moves, 1-0

'Open Gambits' by George Botterill, published 1986, page 76
T Harding vs S Szilagyi, 1988 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1/2-1/2
Ruifeng Li vs Caruana, 2015 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Read keypusher's notes on the Evan's Gambit
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 77 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C52) 1-0
Sutovsky vs Smagin, 2001 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 42 moves, 1-0

King's Knight Opening: Konstantinopolsky Opening (C44) 1/2-1/2
A Graf vs Klovans, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Pedestal/Gueridon Mate
Polo vs Pasqualini, 1923 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

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