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* 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.

* Paul Morphy Miniatures!

* Short and Quick by Jungol (101 games of various lengths): Game Collection: SHORT AND QUICK

* Shirov minis: Game Collection: Shirov miniatures

* Black h6 victories vs KGA. Game Collection: Black - King's gambit accepted: h6

P-Q4 Morris Countergambit (D00) 1-0 SOS book #5
McShane vs Illescas Cordoba, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Morphy less one rook robs the pinned bishop to mate w/a bishop
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy in an odds game; Morphy was something else
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

This shows how to win in a dozen moves -- WITHOUT A QUEEN!!
Tarrasch vs Schroeder, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 GT2K
Stoltz vs Saemisch, 1932 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA: Double N Sacrifice & Q Sac -- as good as it gets!
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

A40 1-0 8
F Tahirov vs S Pukkinen, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Nxf7 sac leads to Philidor's Legacy
Burn vs Owen, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 6...Bg7 Out of business
G den Broeder vs W Wegener, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Pawn chain is a tough nut to crack
Capablanca vs W Allnutt, 1911 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

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

St. George Defense: Polish Var (B00) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Seirawan vs Spassky, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Mikenas Var (B00) 1-0 BF blasts foe
Fischer vs T Schuch, 1964 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

G160: The Golden Treasury of Chess by F. Wellmuth & IA Horowitz
Duras vs Spielmann, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Leonhardt Gambit b4 (B01) 1-0 Poisoned h-pawn
Koltanowski vs W Windom, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 35 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

Scandinavian Def. Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Where r u going now?
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Icelandic-Palme G. (B01)0-1 All3 heavy pieces
A Sokolov vs Speelman, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Declined / C-K (B01) 0-1 R on 6th!
M Salami vs M Godena, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 35 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Lasker Var (B01) 1/2-1/2
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1983
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Eat just one rook
M Herdering vs H Schultz, 1993 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1Enter the Queen!
K Moniszka vs T Kamieniecki, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian (B02) 0-1R sac releases dark squares
Weeramantry vs Shabalov, 1993 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 N&Q discoveries are deadly
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 63: The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense (B07) 1-0Exchange sac creates pin, instructive EG
V Vepkhvishvili vs J Rollwitz, 1989
(B07) Pirc, 50 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Chinese Variation (B07) 1-0 R beats B EG
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Chipashvili, 1979
(B07) Pirc, 77 moves, 1-0

Game 14: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Pawn roller opens diagonal Qh5+
J Pogats vs Dezso Szabo, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 9 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Chinese Variation Be2, g4 (B07) 1-0 The Chinese Immortal
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer Variation vs Dbl Fio (B10) 1-0 Passer
V Fedoseev vs Eljanov, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Goldman Var (B10) 1-0 Angermanagement
Terry J Taylor vs I F Angermann, 1986 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Wurm vs Auer, 1937 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

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

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

Caro-Kann Def. Two Knights Attk (B11) 0-1 White attacks himself
Stripunsky vs Onischuk, 2012 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 11 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Look familiar?
F La Rota vs J Sarwer, 1988 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 7 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

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 W wins the knight
Tartakower vs M Ellinger, 1944 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 13 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)1-0Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Nxf7
V Prosviriakov vs Scott Borland, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 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 Defense, Two Knights Attack (B11) 1-0 The passer is coming
Noteboom vs S B van Mindeno, 1927 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1-0

B11 Caro-Kann Def. Two Knights Variation (B11) 1-0 Q sac
N Ziaziulkina vs N Paikidze, 2010 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 40 moves, 1-0

C-K Two Knights Attack. Mindeno Var Exchange (B11) 0-1 Zugzwang
Kasparian vs Petrosian, 1946 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 54 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Exchange Variation (B13) 1-0 Two stunning sacs
A Gerschenkron vs Fischer, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Exchange (B13) 1-0 Tal @13 uses Alekhine's Block
Tal vs Leonov, 1949 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Qe4 has no escape square
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 If QxN then Discovered+
E Gutschi vs N Shalnev, 2010 
(B20) Sicilian, 7 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Rapidly develop, pin & skewer
Karlstrom vs Simmens, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 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) 1-0 Mini 0-0-0#! A castle mate!
A Kvicala vs NN, 1869 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20)1-0 Premature Bg4 pin loses again
B South vs T Neshan, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacrifices
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 White misused Rooks
N Shaposhnikov vs Alekhine, 1908 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

10 yr olds, Sicilian Bowlder Attk (B20) 0-1 Always 1 step ahead
I Andrade vs F Vallejo Pons, 1992 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 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

Sicilian, Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1Exchange to win the exchange
C Louw vs A Gupta, 2011 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Bowlder Attk (B20) 0-1 What occurs after an exchange?
H Bailey vs Keene, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian (B20) Alternative defense to BDG gets smothered
Deming vs Cornell, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Game 3 in Morphy: Move by Move by Zenón Franco
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Kside attack
Anderssen vs Wyvill, 1851 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy Nf7#
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Tense position
S Khavsky vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 f6 aids 8 yr old
Susan Polgar vs Sirko, 1977 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 1-0

SMG Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Rip open the d-file to get to K
Fischer vs Auner, 1960 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

B V Lyubimov vs Alekhine, 1908 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 16 moves, 0-1

Intro 2.f4 "Starting out: S.Grand Prix Attack" by G. Jones 2008
Short vs Kasparov, 1990 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 52 moves, 1-0

It's a Danish>Smith-Morra Gambit, same Bxf7+ concept
B Wall vs R Monahan, 1972 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

The wrong Smith-Morra Gambit defense; accuracy by White
L Kurtesch vs Berta, 1958 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Pins dictate
Naroditsky vs G Oparin, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0
S Fenil vs S Prathamesh, 2008 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0
N Minev vs Korchnoi, 1954 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Defense (B22) 1/2-White K must scramble
K Grivainis vs F Palmiotto, 1958
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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 Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Z Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

waduh nona manis, kamu jago amat sih Grand Prix Attack (B23)
N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Variation. Normal (B40) 0-1 'Tis a beaut!
B E Horberg vs Trompowsky, 1954 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Game 56: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
H Walkerling vs Hanssen, 1928 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

French Advance 6.Be2. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady Kside march
Kasparov vs K Klimczok, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. 6.Be2 f6 Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Zwischenzugs sting
Romanishin vs Ivanchuk, 1986 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

French, King's Indian Attack (C00) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
Shirov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

French vs King's Indian Attack (C00) 0-1 Immortal Passers!!
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Transposes to Russian Game (C42) 0-1 Beware same side B&N on f2
J Lastovicka vs F Vykydal, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

KIA vs copycat KID (A07) 1-0 W Rook penetrates, eats pawns
Fischer vs Popovych, 1956 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 52 moves, 1-0

"Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Moves" by Bruce Pandolfini
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 49 in Stein: Move by Move by Thomas Engqvist
Stein vs S Zhukhovitsky, 1969 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 52 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs A Whiteley, 1965  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack(A07) 1-0 Qside batteries, Kside deflection
J Hardinge vs J L Watson, 1973
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 pawns advance, h-file attack
P Cervenka vs J Pesola, 2005 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

KIA / Big Clamp (A07) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Huebner vs Adorjan, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

John Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures -- see notes
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

KIA dxe4 (A07) 1-0 Kside assault leads to exchanges
Shirov vs G Giorgadze, 1989 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

French Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Qside attack after White 0-0-0
Cherniaev vs S K Ram, 2013 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1-0Like a Rocky Marciano KO!!
I Nikolayev vs B Makovetsky, 1979 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 (C00)1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

French, Mediterranean Defense (C01) 1-0 Greek gift, pawn wedge
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C01) French, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Game 5 of Nimzowitch's 'My System'
O H von Haken vs A Gize, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 Deflection
C Andersson vs F McCluskey, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 11 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 0-1 Remove the Defender
T Barnes vs Cunningham, 1856 
(C01) French, Exchange, 31 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1/2- Active play, R ending
Gulko vs Psakhis, 1985
(C01) French, Exchange, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin / French Advance (C02) 0-1 K walk
C Richey vs B Wall, 1991
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Franco-Nimzowitsch Var (C02) 0-1 Spearhead
R Dos Ramos vs F Antonini, 2006
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

French Advance, Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Famous suffocation
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Pin, Discover
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0The Wizard of Riga
Tal vs I Nei, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance, Milner-Barry Gambit (C02)1-0 Stunning sacs
F A Foulds vs Lang, 1956 
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 1-0

French Advance Milner-Barry G. (C02) 0-1 OCB ending not drawn
A Melekhina vs A Zatonskih, 2014 
(C02) French, Advance, 72 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Self-inflicted hole
Jiri Nun vs Brodsky, 1994 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Variation Bb5 (C02) 0-1 Impatient
C Majer vs W B Wright, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 67 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Kside whoopin'
S Collins vs J Redpath, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1/2- Coordinating Rs & Bs
N Mayorga vs L Rojas Keim, 2005
(C02) French, Advance, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Advance 6.a3 c4 Main Line (C02) 0-1 Shrewd Rook moves
P Enders vs Uhlmann, 1978 
(C02) French, Advance, 52 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 (C02) 1-0 Space advantage
A Lastin vs S Ivanov, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 (C02) 0-1 Viktor strikes w/pin
Fressinet vs Korchnoi, 1996 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.Be2 Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 45.Bc5! Zugzwang!
K Spraggett vs G Glen, 1975 
(C02) French, Advance, 45 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 R vs B ending blunder
Nakamura vs I Ibragimov, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 66 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Variation (C03) 0-1 R vs B
The Baron vs Rybka, 2010 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch (C03) 1-0 Both give up Qs; Black wants passer
G Lane vs Short, 2004 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 0-1 Harassing N
I Tompuri vs Timman, 1967
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Pawn Center Variation (C05) 0-1White K exposed
Kengis vs R Djurhuus, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1/2-1/2 N+ perpetual
Gelfand vs Ivanchuk, 1985 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0
McShane vs A Istratescu, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) Bad Boyzz!
Wilk vs Neumann, 1956 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 53: Move by Move - Botvinnik (Lakdawala)
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 72 moves, 0-1

The most instructive R+P ending ever played??
Tarrasch vs E Thorold, 1890 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

Old Korchnoi isn't called "The Terrible" for nothing.
Timman vs Korchnoi, 2009 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 59 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Open System Main Line (C09) 0-1 Battery
K Chojnacki vs W Schmidt, 2003 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Q snare; N pin to mating square
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C10) French, 12 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

Absolutely fantastic save in a rook ending - being down 2 pawns
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne (C10) 1/2- Early pressure...stalemate
Nunn vs Korchnoi, 1990
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2- Invaluable g-pawn
Kuzmin vs Petrosian, 1977 
(C10) French, 61 moves, 1-0

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne Def(C10) 0-1Black breakthrough h-file
Timoscenko vs Karpov, 1961 
(C10) French, 53 moves, 0-1

FR Classical, Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Notes by AN, others
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0 Decoy R sac
Polgar vs F Berkes, 2003 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line(C11) 0-1Pretty zugzwang
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 6 basic attacking ideas
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Crush on c-file
A Volokitin vs Baklan, 2014 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1/2- 1Rook vs 3Pawns
Anand vs Shirov, 2001 
(C11) French, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 35.Double R Blunder
Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Variation (C14) 0-1 0-0-0 Spearhead
Shirov vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Interesting R ending
J Perlis vs Spielmann, 1913
(C14) French, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening (C23) 1-0 White bishops explode into Black!
L Boros vs I Saller, 1995 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Entertaining all around
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) 1-0 Scholar's # var
Tartakower vs M Berman, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Tremendous N clearance
Blackburne vs H Stelling, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 0-1 Nifty EG
Mackenzie vs C Golmayo, 1888 
(C25) Vienna, 66 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen / Hungarian (C25) 1-0 Underpromotion+
J Mieses vs B Richter, 1887 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 76 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Main Line (C25) 1-0 f6 blunder
M Fierro vs M Sulistya, 1994 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Clearance, deflection, fork earns tournament brilliancy prize
Chigorin vs J Mortimer, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Can opener
Steinitz vs NN, 1860 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

A copy of the famous "Immortal Draw," Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
A Nilsson vs J Eriksson, 1991 
(C25) Vienna, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Vienna Game: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 W threatens mate 6 consecutive ways!!
Young / Burille vs Ware / Snow, 1888 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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 Game: Mieses Var (C26) 1-0 Pesky double rook lift
A Pridorozhni vs A Predke, 2014
(C26) Vienna, 38 moves, 1-0

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

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26)1-0 R drop shot
Alekhine vs Palais Royal Club, 1928 
(C26) Vienna, 34 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 h-file battery
Gufeld vs U Tarve, 1969 
(C27) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 1-0

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

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 exf2+ removes K as defender of Q
Trattner vs P C Gibbs, 1955 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

KGD Petrov's Def (C30) 1-0 Alekhine's Block w/Classic B&R Sac
B Wall vs Bob Brooks, 1973 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0? DRAWN POSITION
Rubinstein vs Weingarten / Silberschatz, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

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

A dbl discovered check & mate waiting as the nasty alternative
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1892 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
G Schaaff vs C Hartlaub, 1907 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0Keres-matic
Keres vs Petrov, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
W Rudolf vs NN, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 1-0 Nice N clearance sac!
McDonnell vs NN, 1835 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 R battery on h-file, 7th rk
Berlin vs Posen, 1839 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Black pays for moving Q 5x
G Perigal vs NN, 1843 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Discovered ++ dooms Black
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Shibut's "Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory" age 10
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5 sac opens Kside
G Bartis vs J S Morgado, 1984 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA (C34) 1-0 GT2K 3...h5 is called 'Wagenbach-Defense'
N R McDonald vs R J Dive, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Becker Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5; h-file spearhead
Fedorov vs M Notkin, 1996 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Royal fork or #
Efimov vs Bronstein, 1941 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

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

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Sac Bxf7+ K walk
Teschner vs NN, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

Notes by Irving Chernev. White changes mating squares!
Steinitz vs Van der Meden, 1865  
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird Gambit (C37) 1-0 GT2K Sac Rh1 Nxc7+
Schoeler vs Zirlacher, 1966 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 GT2KSac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37)1-0 Sac Minors, Discovered+, QxQ etc
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade G. (C37) 1-0 GT2K Sac Rh1 & Qe7 Semi-Smothered#
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 GT2K Sac Rh1 Interesting book line
G Jonczak vs E Suarez, 1979 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sacs and pins on f-file!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. K's Knt Gambit (C37) 1-0Almost Scholar's#
B Wall vs V Greenwalt, 1983 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 2 mating squares
W Napier vs W T Dickinson, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 0-1 Dbl Attack w/+
N Nathan vs Anderssen, 1850 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Morphy Gambit 4.Nxc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 e5 6. Bc4 Be7?? 7. Qd5!! Oops!
S Crakanthorp vs H N Maddox, 1933 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Morphy G. Andreaschek G (B21) 1-0 6 P's met by Bxf7+
G Welling vs Brinkhorst, 1980 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian: Morphy Gambit (B21) Bxf7+ Removes the Defender
J Krejcik vs H Suechting, 1908 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Morphy G, Andreaschek Gambit (B21) 1-0 Bxf7+ K Walk
R Krogius vs A Ojanen, 1944 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 14 moves, 1-0

Morphy Gambit (B21) Scorching game from Morphy
Morphy vs J L Preti, 1858 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

The first consultation match of chessgames....Amazing!
M Ronteltap / Allies vs R Barber / Allies, 2006  
(B53) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 d-pawn thrust removes the defender
A Simons vs E Lowe, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 7 moves, 0-1

Checkov 1 B27 1/2-1/2 49
L Guliev vs T Markowski, 2001
(B27) Sicilian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Checkov 2 B21 0-1 25
G Speed vs Keene, 1966  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Checkov 3 B21 1/2-1/2 27
Illescas Cordoba vs De la Villa Garcia, 1987 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Checkov 4 B21 0-1 47
C Leite vs L Javakhishvili, 2007
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 47 moves, 0-1

Checkov 5 B21 1-0 56
Lenderman vs Ftacnik, 2006
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 56 moves, 1-0

Checkov 6 B21 1/2-1/2 22 Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs H T Liddell, 1862  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bxf7+ Removes the Defender
F Rechi Perez vs E Grassi, 1986 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 7 moves, 1-0

checkpat 1 B21 1-0 23
B G Moore vs D Flournoy, 1984 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

checkpat 2 B21 0-1 26
B Morchiashvili vs N Sahakyan, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 0-1

checkpat 3 B32 1-0 28
A Davie vs L P Burnett, 1967 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

checkpat 4 B53 1/2-1/2 22
A Vospernik vs T Polak, 2001
(B53) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

B20 1-0 11 Oldie but Goodie becomes lethal KG attack on f-file
G Schnitzler vs Eberle, 1861 
(B20) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian / Alapin (B22) 0-1 Easy for Black
J G Nicholson vs S Ledger, 2006
(B30) Sicilian, 12 moves, 0-1

Delayed B21 Open d-file; Bxf7+ removes K as defender for QxQ
M de Bolster vs NN, 1970 
(B53) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B20) 1-0 Legall's Mate extended
T Behlau vs H Krueger, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open/Delayed Smith-Morra (B32) 1-0 P thrust, fork
B Fleissig vs J Bauer, 1889 
(B32) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

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