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Leaarn Checkmates on the 3rd/6th Outter File
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is the second collection of these interesting mates! Any unit lurks on the outside edge near the king. (Some of these games are traps and resignations, not actual checkmates.)

* One of Pandolfini's Best: Game Collection: Solitaire Chess by Bruce Pandolfini

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk ML (B77) 1-0 Lollipopped!
Ribli vs J Tabor, 1972 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Center P Duo vs ...a5?, b6, (A40) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+, tiny K walk
M Pitz vs S Stark, 2009 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0 Criss-cross Bs w/N help
Leonhardt vs Schwarz, 1905 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0 Q sac Boden's #
Eliascheff vs NN, 1948 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 NxNf6+ cracks Black
S Morgan vs R Delgado Palomeque, 2008
(C28) Vienna Game, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice
NN vs G Perigal, 1843 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: 2 Knts Def. Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 0-1
I Braskin vs L Simchen, 1989 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accptd (C67) 1-0Trap w/analysis
L Bachmann vs Fiechtl, 1887 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate!
Zukertort vs NN, 1884 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Russian Game 3.Bd3?! (C42) 0-1 White is cut to pieces
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Gedult Opening/Barnes Opening 1.f3 turned into a gambit
Boquay vs NN, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 0-1 Pin, Kside Assault!
Ken Eddy vs J Berry, 2001 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Octopus wins!
V Zelevinsky vs G Ravinsky, 1961 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 40 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
L Konovalov vs Mordkovitch, 1957
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Lovely!
De Vere vs J Minchin, 1871 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Stockfish notes
T Palmer vs W Surlow, 1998 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

"whiteshark's a good dude." Right on, bro!!
J Kalish vs E Dunphy, 1966 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 busy Q!
F Horak vs F Batik, 1923 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1-0Stockfish
H Hesse vs NN, 1930 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1 Ns at the gate!
Gelfand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Golombek Def (A16) 1-0 20.?
A Kramer vs O Ruester, 1926 
(A16) English, 20 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 0-1 Block backward pawns
N Torlopov vs R Hovhannisyan, 2012 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 20 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Youth assaults Kside
Tran Tuan Minh vs K Drozdowski, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Fischer finishes off "Greenblatt" with a truly unusual mate
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accptd (C32) 0-1 h-file pile
Marshall vs V Soldatenkov, 1928 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 000 vs 00
M Melgosa vs J Zuluaga, 1991 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 0-1 Action packed Kside assaults
Zaitsev vs Timchenko, 1956 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Netherlands Var (D00) 1-0 Simul slam
Lasker vs R J Webb, 1898 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

P on the 6th, Q on the 6th for Lolli's Mate
I Polgar vs B Toth, 1970 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kveinis Variation (B40) 1-0 Kside sac attacks
Velimirovic vs M Pavlovic, 1998 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

4918 in Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 Problems, Combos, & Games
Milner-Barry vs V Hanninen, 1956 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Motzko Attack II (C82) 1-0 Lolli's # next
Vidmar vs L Loewy Sr, 1905 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 1-0

Colle 8.c3 e5 9.e4 (D05) 1-0 Bxh6 Pseudo Blackburn Mate
Chernev vs E S Jackson, 1940 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Hungrian Bg2, Bb2 v Classical Dutch (A00) 0-1Mutual penetration
D Tudhope vs N J Kalton, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Modern. Anti-Qxd4 Move Order (B50) 0-1 Turn the t
M Marlow vs I Snape, 2008 
(B50) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Quite a wild and passionate Thomas Crown Affair!
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit 3.Nxe5 Nf6 4.Bc4 Qe7 (C40) 0-1Smashing Sac attk!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1879 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 En passant triggers beautiful #
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 Sharp
C Sumiacher vs A Planinc, 1971 
(A15) English, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game 150 Attack f3, g4 (A45) 1-0 a-file vs h-file attack
V Vepkhvishvili vs Kasparian, 1968 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. Bb7, Be7 vs f3 (B00) 1-0 Sacs involving Ns
G Barbier vs Owen, 1894 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 h-file assault
I Radulov vs J Marsalek, 1961
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Variation. Hammer Gambit (B00) 1-0
T Gimeno Patino vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1Harassing Black Bs
A A Bikhovsky vs Antoshin, 1959
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian, 2Knts Def. Traxler Cntrattk B sac line (C57) 0-1 Q sac
V Konstantinov vs V Seredenko, 1962
(C57) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var 4.0-0 Nf6 (C50)1-0 N sac opens g-file
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Vienna Var (D39) 1-0 14.?
Ding Liren vs Lu Shanglei, 2012 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Beefeater Var (A40) 1-0 Blitz; Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Svidler, 2019 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Be3, Be2 vs Bg7 (B06) 0-1 Kside P roller
J Beadle vs L E Bjorn, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C27) 1-0 00 vs 000
Prince Dadian vs Kolisch, 1885 
(C27) Vienna Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined 000 vs 00 (D30) 1-0 Amber; Nf6 sac!
Topalov vs Lautier, 2000
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox Var (E94) 1-0 Mad pawn charges!
Bogoljubov vs Grob, 1936 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter (B08) 1-0Rob the back rank Def
Tal vs Quinteros, 1987 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def./Philidor Exchange 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B07) 1-0 Fast paced
Sutovsky vs L Draskovic, 2018 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: General 2.d3 d6 (B20) 0-1 Snipping Ps
D Tunks vs J McDonnell, 2009
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningn. Classical Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 26.?
V Soultanbeieff vs V Borodin, 1943 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Var (B82) 1-0 Q sac for Lolli's Mate
G Pirisi vs Van Wely, 1988 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Memorable board play!
Blackburne vs J M Hanham, 1889  
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) Outpost support
L Schmid vs E Bhend, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
B Bok vs Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. ML (C44) 1-0 Diagonal pestering
M Bergmann vs P J Dewar, 1990
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1-0 File opening
N Whitaker vs Showalter, 1915 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 26 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 18.?
Fedorowicz vs M Bengtson, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

18.Bxh6 is a thematic sacrifice
Y Lapshun vs G Meier, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Korchnoi Line (A28) 0-1 27...?
Korchnoi vs I Krush, 2007 
(A28) English, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Bind, P lever
Morozevich vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 26.?
Hromadka vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Juniors
K Priyadharshan vs Robson, 2011 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Center Game: 8...d6 Berger Var (C22) 1-0 B-Q Spearhead
Morozevich vs Hebden, 1994 
(C22) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Cunningham Def (C25) 1-0 JHB notes
Blackburne vs J Berry, 1894  
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Dovetail Mate
Staunton vs Von der Lasa, 1853 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Hungarian/Alapin/Vienna vs Philidor Def. (A00) 1-0 Seize open l
Kasparov vs J Rebello, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0Stockfish notes
Lobron vs Korchnoi, 1998 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Lasker Var Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Bxh3 0-0 vs 0-0-0
Rossolimo vs Livingstone, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Schlechter Variation (C00) 1-0 Unusual bishops
Carlsen vs T Maeder, 2002 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD 5.e4 dxe4 (D02) 0-1 Marshall's minor piece mate
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

G2: Most Stunning Victories of 2016 by Naiditsch, Balogh & Maze
Radjabov vs O Bortnyk, 2016 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...d5 3.exd6 Nf6 4.Bb5+ (B22) 1-0 21.?
Smagin vs Sveshnikov, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Kside P roller
A Rudolf vs E Kaplan, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Kside assault!
V Artemiev vs Hracek, 2019 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Stockfish notes
M Matlakov vs Eljanov, 2013 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Opera Mate on Kside
S Pogosyan vs Carlsen, 2018 
(E97) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Kside Pawn storm
Tomashevsky vs Ganguly, 2007 
(A09) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 30.?
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Black center P fork trick; W batteries
M Sebag vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 1-0 White cuts a mean rug!
P H Nielsen vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Neat double B sac for mate!
Przepiorka vs L Steiner, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Mikenas Var (B00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 28...?
Neo Zhu vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Rs snooker N
Velimirovic vs Romanishin, 1975 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian/French Def e5 strong point (A07) 1-0 31.?
I Bulmaga vs J Rojas Solano, 2008 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. 4 Knights (A35) 1-0 Illusory Pin
Tal vs B Ivanovic, 1988 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 2 in Fire on Board: Shirov's Best Games by Alexey Shirov
Shirov vs V Zhuravliov, 1986 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French dxe4 (C00) 0-1 Black's P break busts through
Csom vs R Fuchs, 1968 
(C00) French Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09) 1-0 31.?
Adams vs Yusupov, 2005 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 1-0 Pretty Qside #
Charousek vs Englander, 1892 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

Fred Reinfeld's book Chess Mastery by Question & Answer
K Walbrodt vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Closed Def (C96) 0-1 Big R Shots!
Sherzer vs Acs, 1998 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

G76 inThe Soviet Champships by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Bondarevsky vs Bronstein, 1963 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic (A89) 1-0 Magnus is 12 years old
Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 160 in Informator 35
Miles vs Seirawan, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. UnClosed. Chameleon (B23) 1-0 Remove the Defender
J Mieses vs Breyer, 1920 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

All of Black's pieces are en prise, yet he mates with two pawns
Svidler vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Black owns the initiative
W D Collins vs J A Curdo, 2001 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Relfsson Gambit (C44) 1-0 K walk, Mayet's #
M Lange vs Von Schierstedt, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian 4.0-0 d6 pseudo Evans G (C50) 1-0 Q sac
K Petersen vs Steffen Pedersen, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0 Outnumber
A Alexander vs Paulsen, 1869 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense 3.Nxe5 Nc6 (C40) 0-1 Masterful!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1876 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Set up Lolli's #
Morozevich vs Petursson, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 25...?
Z Almasi vs Khalifman, 1997 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 0-1

K's English. 4 Knts, Fianchetto (A29) 0-1PartialEpaulette# by Q
Iskov vs Romanishin, 1976
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 37 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense (A41) 1-0 Her best thus far
A Kashlinskaya vs Sevian, 2018 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Q&N enter Kside
Kosteniuk vs A Muzychuk, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Normal (C69) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
G Meier vs Caruana, 2018 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs French (A07) 1-0 Open d-file; Bs rule
Evans vs R Filguth, 1978
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 1-0He moved his defender
Velimirovic vs Forintos, 1973 
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Classical (A84) 0-1 Handsome N sac & P roller
C Rosenberger vs A Gerschenkron, 1934
(A84) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Now that was some finish!
Duda vs Rapport, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def 2...b5!? (B02) 1-0 Odd but entertaining
B Ivanovic vs V Kovacevic, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 82 in The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice & Bs(C44) 1-0
Lutikov vs Lisitsin, 1951 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

NID. St. Petersburg Var (E43) 1-0 If RxB, then Kill Box Mate
Gligoric vs Bisguier, 1972 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 5: How to Crush Your Chess Opponents by Simon Williams
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 0-1 Ns are a pain!
J Sherwin vs A Feuerstein, 1957 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 57 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Kozul G (E99) 3 minors beat Q
So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

London System vs Delayed Spike (D02) 0-1 Neat P race
Tomashevsky vs Y Kruppa, 2002 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Qside attack
N Djukic vs A Kargin, 2010
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 41 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Fianchetto Var (A34) 1-0 2 mating squares
Ding Liren vs Jakovenko, 2019 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2Knts' Smyslov Sys (A22) 1-0Armageddon; So Stunned
Aronian vs So, 2019 
(A22) English, 47 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2 Knights' Smyslov System (A22) 0-1 Kside assault
Aronian vs Caruana, 2019 
(A22) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Gossip Var (D03) 1-0 Both Rooks cannot be stopped
S Ghonimy vs E Sidorova, 2001 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 18 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Panov Attk. ML (E54) 1-0 Arabian # set-up
J Polgar vs Spiridonow, 1988 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Declined/Cntr Cntr 4...Qa5 (B00) 1-0 Dovetail#
Lagno vs O Kulicov, 2003
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Simul Kside smash
Alekhine vs Gutkevich, 1910 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 24.?
J Klinger vs Glek, 1990 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 0-1
J Vatnikov vs Furman, 1949
(A15) English, 28 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Q sac
Alekhine vs A Cruz, 1941 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 f6, g6, and h6 get hit
F S Anderson vs E Michelsen, 1945
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System Copycat (A46) 1-0
Najdorf vs E Falcon, 1945 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 Blind sac attack!
Fine vs H Helms, 1945 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Bxh6 sac
L Rudenko vs R M Bruce, 1946 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Defense M.L. (C04) 1-0 Pawn #
Prins vs Yanofsky, 1948 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: General (B00) 1-0 24.?
T Binham vs P Horn, 1998 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Pawn Center Var (C05) 0-1 Exactly or else
Savon vs Gleizerov, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Spearhead
Boleslavsky vs G Ilivitsky, 1945 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Def(A06) 1-0 23.?
L Gutman vs Kholmov, 1975 
(A06) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E26) 1-0 Kside crusher
Rossolimo vs Golombek, 1949 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Gunderam Defense: 2...Qe7?! (C40) 0-1 Not found in Lev's books
Alburt vs Kupreichik, 1971 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Keres' Three on the 3rd Mate
B Malksoo vs Keres, 1940 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian Accel Dragon (A07) 0-1 20...?
P Lyrberg vs Irzhanov, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

74 of 200 Modern Brilliancies (1984) by Kevin Wicker
Lutikov vs Ermenkov, 1976 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.Qf3?! (B20) 0-1 Founder's bishops fly in
NN vs D Freeman, 2018 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Center Attack (C84) 1-0 Prevent castling
K Richter vs F Nuernberg, 1949 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 16 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattack Knt sac (C57) 0-1 Boden's #
Abdullaev vs Razmolodin, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 0-1 Mate from en prise N
Bologan vs Bacrot, 2001 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 30 moves, 0-1

Vienna G. Steinitz G. Zukertort Def (C25) 0-1Q sac to Boden's #
Hermann Neustadtl vs O Valenta, 1889 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 0-1 White backs down
Von Gottschall vs A Becker, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 h-file blast
K Richter vs L Abramavicius, 1930 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

Two Knights (C59) 1-0 and Two Rooks!!
Zeng Chongsheng vs Motylev, 2019 
(C59) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 Batteries
Karpov vs M Schauwecker, 1973 
(A15) English, 45 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 23.?
Ponomariov vs Grischuk, 1994 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1-0 I Super-F#
Krasenkow vs Chernin, 1991 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Tarrasch Def (A14) 0-1 Pawn roller
Fridman vs Kosteniuk, 2010 
(A14) English, 37 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Rubinstein Var (E16) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Fine vs H Sussman, 1943 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Def (D46) 1-0 Give to get
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 passed e-pawn
Swiderski vs L Forgacs, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Capablanca Var (A12) 1-0 Mayet's Mate
H Heinicke vs P Tautvaisas, 1949
(A12) English with b3, 35 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical. Czerniak Def (A76) 1-0 Wch U14
Jobava vs J V Leal, 1997 
(A76) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 0-1 Sacrificial Qside assault
A Khandelwal vs J Mueller, 2009 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 54 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Döry Indian (E10) 0-1 37...?
E Rotunno vs Alekhine, 1938 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw vs f3, 0-0-0 (B07) 1-0 Remove the Def
Tingjie Lei vs F Peralta, 2019 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses both 0-0-0 (C45) 0-1 Incoming!
Kotsur vs A Volokitin, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Def
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Countergambit 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (D08) 1-0 Simul Smash
Tal vs Springall, 1964 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Classical General (C30) 0-1 Too many pawn moves
S Lyman vs J A Curdo, 1961 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 1-0No castling
J A Curdo vs W P M Mitchell, 1948 
(C47) Four Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Simul
Capablanca vs A C Thomas, 1926 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 24 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

Stalemate worth seeing
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2019 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Arabian#
Bronstein vs V Baturinsky, 1945 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B70) 0-1 1st World U20 and the Q drops in
Larsen vs B Nyren, 1951
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 18 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian (B02) 1-0 39.?
D Ionescu vs T Luther, 2005 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Scheveningen (B84) 1-0 Ns, Pins, Q gets in!!
R Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Quiet. Schallopp Def (D12) 0-1 Super Opera Mate!
N Sorokin vs Y Vilner, 1929 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Scheveningen (B21) 0-1 Qh3#
K Galia vs Foltys, 1949 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

KGA. Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 JHB shuns castling
Blackburne vs Giltay, 1877 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 29.?
M Kobalia vs Smagin, 1999 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 30 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense: General (A40) 1-0 B-last rounder
N Bradbury vs D H Fernandez, 2019 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

French Defense: King's Indian Attack (C00) 1-0 Sac Smack
B Amin vs T Batchuluun, 2001 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian French Variation (B40) 1-0 Rxf7, Qh7+ K walk about
Wei Yi vs Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 67 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
S Boden vs Bird, 1869 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Bird, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
A Laun vs O Mueller-Roger, 1963 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon (B70) 1-0 Standard h-pawn thrust
Z Karniewski vs W Kolacin, 1993 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1/2-1/2 Clever
J Sarfati vs R J Dive, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def: Knight's Tour Var (A61) 0-1 Fine mating net
K Kojder vs Suba, 1980 
(A61) Benoni, 28 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Marshall 4.Bd3 Nc6 (B01) 0-1Speculative Q sac
Grob vs K Helling, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1f-pawn swoops like a bat outta hell
D G Baird vs H Voigt, 1896 
(B32) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

KIA Dbl Fio vs Rev Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 Unique Ns Mate!!
T Becker vs Ramesh, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Open Var (C80) 0-1 Intruding knights
K Erdeky vs Torre, 1924 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 Lovely combo
L Forgacs vs Swiderski, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Variation (E15) 1-0 20.?
Van Wely vs K Georgiev, 1997 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sac (C44) 1-0 Splatter!
G Arraga vs C Marsico, 2000 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 half-open g-file pin
Motylev vs Koneru, 2006 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Battery
A Chistiakov vs P Dubinin, 1939
(C10) French, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Simul Lolli's Mate
Karpov vs J Cox, 1982 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 0-1 A study in Bishop play
D Keller vs W Halser, 1967 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Raking Bs force march
E Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def: General (A52) 0-1 Sacs on f3, e4 weaken light sq
Kobe vs G Georges, 1985 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Colle c3 vs Benoni Def: Bb7, Bg7 (A43) 1-0Multiple mate squares
Art Zhao vs D A Yeager, 2011 
(A43) Old Benoni, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def (C00) 1-0 Open f-file tactics
M Antipov vs S Ivanov, 2017 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Variations (B54) 0-1 Cornered
J Berry vs E Berisha, 2011
(B54) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

London System vs Qb6 (D02) 1-0 Promotion mate looms
A Brinckmann vs Sprecher, 1920 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Symmetrical copycat (D32) 0-1 castle collapse
B Cafferty vs Parma, 1972 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 1-0 18.?
Bezgodov vs M Jounousov, 1994 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 1-0 Spearhead
N Power vs C Magerkurth, 1949
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Dragon, Classical (B73) 1-0 White owns dark squares
L Dreibergs vs S Remigolsky, 1941 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Missed Q sac for #
Theo Hart vs T Zietlow, 1993 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26) 1-0 N&B #
R C Griffith vs G Hawkins, 1909 
(C26) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 minor piece "mate No. 19A"
Leo Xiang Yu Li vs R Taylor, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Rob the pin
Chigorin vs Rubinstein, 1906 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 Bh6 sac blows the doors off
Buchty vs Schandalik, 1937 
(C27) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) Var (B91) 1-0
Benko vs G Fuster, 1958 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 Raking Bs assault Kside
Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

M Papa vs J LeBon, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

R Pert vs K Pilgaard, 2003
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Battery
S Zhigalko vs A Iljushin, 2010 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 0-1 Finish shear beauty
J Whitehead vs P Biyiasas, 1977 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14)1-0 B outpost
Jobava vs Short, 2017 
(A14) English, 47 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 0-1 g-file Black magic!
A F Wurm vs A E Blackmar, 1883 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

2 Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Dbl R Sac
S Morrison vs T K Hemingway, 1952 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian,Two Knts Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac line(C57) 0-1
Wead vs P Larsson, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 double attk along same diagonal
J Rowson vs J Shaw, 1999
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Schlechter Variation (D15) · 1-0
J Rowson vs K Mah, 2013
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

NID: St. Petersburg Var (E43) 1-0 Minors on the edge
P F Schmidt vs L Endzelins, 1936
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

It's a Colle 5.c3, not a Stonewall Attk (D05) 1-0 LASKER combo!
Lasker vs D G Baird, 1892 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0Pick the mating pattern
Steinitz vs H Eschwege, 1871 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Var (B67) 1-0 Greco's # w/pin
Tal vs A Deze, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 31 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C20) 1-0 Pin the defender
Cochrane vs NN, 1822 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: French Attack (C42) 1-0 Knights and Pins
Shumov vs C Jaenisch, 1868 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

"Igordian Knot" (game of the day Jan-03-2013)
Seirawan vs I Ivanov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Stunning finish!!
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Bayonet Attack (B12) 0-1W pawns wave on
M Levine vs Santasiere, 1922
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

London System, Poisoned P (A45/D02) 1-0 Hog on the 7th
Wei Yi vs Deac, 2017
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Def. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0 h-pawn lever
M Mrva vs M Tomcik, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 30 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Boden's Mate!
Steinitz vs W J Wilson, 1862 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA. Traditional Var (C38) 1-0 Q sac for a mating attack!
J Cazenove vs D Tomalin, 1819 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern/Pirc Def. 4.Nge2 Nf6 (B06) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy coming
Keres vs Kotov, 1960 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: General (D32) 0-1 Bishops on the back rank
I Larsen vs Graf-Stevenson, 1939 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Anderssen Counterattack (B01) 1-0 Animal-like
Tal vs R Skuja, 1958 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Var (B40) 1-0 Q & R sacs for Suffocation #
Steinitz vs J B Brockenbrough, 1885 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Bxh3 storms the castle
S S Cohen vs M Fox, 1936
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange 4.h3!? Copcyat (C01) 1-0 Bxh6 Sac
K McDonald vs S Chan, 2004 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E08) 0-1 Smashing!
Novotelnov vs Averbakh, 1951 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Unpreventable Back Ranker
J Christiansen vs D Makhnyov, 2017
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Discovered # next
Sveshnikov vs Stein, 1973 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Classical. Modern Def (D78) 1-0 42.?
Miles vs L Schmid, 1980 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 45 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Variation (E11) 1-0 21.?
A Anastasian vs F Izeta Txabarri, 1996 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Nimzowitsch Attack (C40) 1-0 Pins
Nimzowitsch vs K Behting, 1919 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

variants /Nimzowitsch Def (000) 0-1 Black wiggles free
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 33 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Defense 3.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0 Sitting double R sacs
O H Labone vs NN, 1901 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights, Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 28.?
Tal vs K Grigorian, 1982 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Morphy's Mate!
Schmittdiel vs T Ernst, 1987 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Crossfire
J C Fraser vs Steinitz, 1867 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Intro from "E4 for the Creative Attacker" by Buddy Revell
N Davies vs M Surtees, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 1-0 Q sac for P#!
Alekhine vs Forrester, 1923 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Stockfish notes; discovered+
Rapport vs Fressinet, 2015 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 0-1 R sac, Spearhead #
NN vs A Fritz, 1880 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 16 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech Classical System (D18) 1-0Another 0-0 victory
O Girya vs G Tokhirjonova, 2017
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical General (C30) 1-0 Entertaining Lie
N Karker vs O Lie, 1988 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sac (C44) 1-0 Ns on 6th
M Houlding vs Agnes Stevenson, 1906 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

English vs. Anglo-Indian Def Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 25...?
B Wexler vs O Bazan, 1960 
(A15) English, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD: Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 18...?
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

KGA. Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 15.?
J Seoane vs I Prieto, 1986 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 0-1 Q trap
G Gislason vs Nyzhnyk, 2010 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 PINS~
W Pietzsch vs W Golz, 1960 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1Fantastic file opening
S Rosenthal vs Bird, 1873 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

K's English Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0 From a distance
V Gavrilov vs G Dupont, 2003 
(A25) English, 19 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System/Colle-Stonewall(A46) 1-0
Sultan Khan vs H Mattison, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 Heavy pieces enter
Bronstein vs P Cramling, 1993 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian c5, d6, e5 (A07) 0-1 early h-pawn charge
Paulsen vs G Neumann, 1864 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

KID: Kramer Var (E70) 0-1 22...?
A Bonte vs Fedorov, 2017 
(E70) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Pin & Rook Battery
I Mody vs G Sukhu, 2004
(B30) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 21.?
M Czerniak vs U Rueetschi, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Franco-Sicilian Def (A43) 1-0 Raking Bishops
F Rhine vs F Lasch, 1986 
(A43) Old Benoni, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 23.?
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1993 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Bind (C45) 1-0 Arabian Mate next
V Zagorovsky vs A Bannik, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 Queen drops in mate
A Sandrin vs Bruno Schmidt, 1949
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Ruy Lopez, Open (C80) 1-0 Fabulous Finish!!
R Levit vs Genady Rusakovas, 1986 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk (C42) 0-1 Know this mating pattern
W J Emmons vs L Tolins, 1909 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

G259 in 'The Golden Treasury of Chess' by Wellmuth & Horowitz
I A Horowitz vs A Kevitz, 1931 
(A15) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Bg2, Ne2 vs Pirc Def Dbl Fio(B07) 1-0 Ivanchuk /Informant notes
Ivanchuk vs A Graf, 1988  
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knts Attk. Mindeno Exch Line (B11) 1-0 P Sac
Boleslavsky vs V Makogonov, 1940 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Dbl Fio (A04) 0-1 Full penetration
Nakamura vs Alexander van der Merwe, 2018 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 82 in Elements of Combination Play in Chess by F. Reinfeld
K Sterk vs Marshall, 1912 
(C49) Four Knights, 29 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Simul exhibition
Alekhine vs R Castiarena, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Alapin-like (B21) 1-0 21.?
D Myers vs S Gschwendtner, 2015 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance cxd4s (C02) 1-0 Black ate everything in sight
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C02) French, Advance, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 300 of '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Yates vs A Haida, 1925 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 80 in The Guinness Book of Chess GMs by William Hartston
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1927  
(A61) Benoni, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Open Var (C80) 0-1 36...?
L Lederman vs K Pytel, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 0-1

Colle System 7.a3 Qxc5 (D04) 1/2-1/2 Missed W by Remove the Def
E Lundin vs Smyslov, 1946 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Pseudo KGD vs Robatsch (A02) 1-0 R skewer+, Q+ &
J Cavendish vs K Millward, 2014
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Indian Var (A01) 0-1 Black space advantage
Zsofia Polgar vs J Polgar, 1992 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 47 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Dble Spanish Misc. w/5.O-O (C49) 0-1 23...?
C Wallwork vs Duras, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Var (C48) 0-1 cable match
G H Stevens vs L Tolins, 1910
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Def(C52) 1-0blindfold beauty
E Canal vs NN, 1917 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 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

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Kside bash
Bronstein vs Byvshev, 1952 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

OldSicilian Bg7: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B31) 1-0 Blitz ?s
Svidler vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

"I can't let you do that, Dave." (game of the day Mar-24-2008)
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Marshall (B01) 1-0 Pin the attacker too late
E McCormick vs S Rubin, 1962 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 30.? Greco's Mate
Shirov vs K Spraggett, 2005 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 32 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 19...?
J Garnelis vs Brunello, 2009 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Delayed Bxh7+
T Bjornsson vs Fenja Edel, 2016 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack. Dynamic Attack (E76) 1-0 DYNAMIC!
Szabo vs Ree, 1975 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Exchange. Symmetrical Line (D14) 1-0 Blind Swine w/B
Keene vs M Basman, 1963 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Shaggin' the g-file!
Fedorov vs L Shytaj, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Blazin' h-file
J W te Kolste vs Spielmann, 1925 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

KIA e5 strong point vs French-Double Fio (A07) 1-0 holes on 6th
A Ismagambetov vs R Yanchenko, 2019 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0 Spearhead Mate next
Kasimdzhanov vs D Reinderman, 1999
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Debrecen Def (E67) 0-1 Lolli's Mate to be
F Apsenieks vs K Havasi, 1924 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0 28.?
Haba vs P Nikolic, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 0-1 34...?
N Delgado Ramirez vs Dominguez Perez, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Colle Be2, dxc5 (D00) 1-0 Black must pull back to protect
Janowski vs Marshall, 1907
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Shumov's Shocker!! in the Sicilian Defense (B20) 0-1
C Jaenisch vs Shumov, 1850 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 0-1 Brilliant
Zhao Xue vs Aronian, 2005 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

"Oh, Man!" (game of the day Mar-12-2013)
D Saxton vs H Ohman, 1947 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. Traditional Var (C38) 1-0 Simul exhbition
Lasker vs T C Gibbons, 1891 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Artful Kside assault
K Shanava vs A Gurkin, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0Criss-cross mate
C Briscoe vs D Spence, 2004 
(C01) French, Exchange, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 1-0 Stockfish
Tal vs Portisch, 1976 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Def. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0 Cornered K
Van Huy Nguyen vs Sutarno, 2012
(A43) Old Benoni, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Stamma Gambit (C33) 0-1 Kill Box Mate
Lionne / Morant vs Auzout / Maubuisson, 1680 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Anderssen Attk (C31) 0-1 Boden's #
Cardiff vs Bristol, 1969 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Simul Smash
Lasker vs Polson, 1908 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 2 mating squares
Tal vs I Platonov, 1973 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System (B28) 1-0 Open g-file
Tal vs J Fride, 1951 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Schlechter Var (D15) 1-0 Horwitz Bishops in NZ
Q Johnson vs C Benson, 1997 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Hanham. Delmar Var (C41) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate!!
E Delmar vs J M Hanham, 1889 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Anand vs Nepomniachtchi, 2020 
(D85) Grunfeld, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 R roller
P Dely vs E Varnusz, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal Var (E70) 1-0 Heating up f8
Eljanov vs M Dzhumaev, 2014 
(E70) King's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11) 1-0 34.?
Barsov vs P H Nielsen, 2002 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Q drops in mate
M Figueroa vs P Wojciechowski, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

The QGD: Vienna Var (D30) 1-0 Q sac and a crossfire
Dubov vs A Brkic, 2016 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Q sac for Lolli's Mate
J Visockis vs R Lindblom, 2012 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Modern ML (A99) 0-1
R Bates vs S Williams, 1993 
(A99) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3, 39 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Gunsberg Var (C46) 1-0 Kside Scorcher!
L Didier vs Janowski, 1893 
(C46) Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 abattoir
P Denger vs J Fehr, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Attk (C43) 0-1 29.QxRd8 wins
M Stojkovska vs A Guillot, 2001 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 N&Q#
R Palliser vs J Rudd, 2004
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 B corrals N half the game
Fischer vs J Witeczek, 1964 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 0-1 17...?
Maroczy vs O Tenner, 1926 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

QGD: Three Knights. General 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (D37)1-0 g-pawn thrust
So vs Nakamura, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KGD: Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Blackburne Attk (C31) 1-0 N picks poc
Chigorin vs I A Zybin, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1 Q drops in #
E Borigas vs A Sousa, 2004 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Simul Slam!
Strande vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Fleischhauer vs O Valentiner, 1913 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Which Q rules the Qside?
Spassky vs V Osnos, 1963 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Def: Russian. Smyslov Var (D99) 0-1 battery, pin, int
Shamkovich vs Simagin, 1951 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 27 moves, 0-1

the dancing of the lady to take the other lady off the board
Keene vs S Kerr, 1979  
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Wiener Schachzeitung for January, 1927
Przepiorka vs G Patay, 1926 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Var (A31) 1-0 Pin & climb in
Capablanca vs J Torres Caravaca, 1929 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 18 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky 9...Qxb2 (C11) 1-0 Impressive
de Firmian vs Huebner, 1995 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 970 in Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
S Chanda vs S Himanshu, 2006 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 0-1 Qs grab Ps
E G Sergeant vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 23.?
I Rabinovich vs V Goglidze, 1939 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian 3.e5 Nd7 French-like (B02) 1-0
I Rogers vs F Delay, 1985 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Mexican Def: General (A50) 0-1 Stockfish 11 says 25...Nxg2??
Shulman vs Berezjuk, 1998 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Mate in two
Unzicker vs S M Husain, 1982 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Sudden collapse!?
B Winkelman vs G N Treysman, 1936 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 27 in The Complete Dragon by Eduard Gufeld & Oleg Stetsko
Spassky vs D Levy, 1974 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 19 moves, 1-0

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

NID: Saemisch Var (E26) 1-0 holes on the 6th
I Romanenko vs Mednis, 1952 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Balestra Mate
Yanofsky vs Reshevsky, 1957 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 52 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Modern System (C03) 1-0 Hit f7 vs uncastl
Wei Yi vs B Sadiku, 2016 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

English Opening: The Whale (C20) 1-0 Threaten #, see reaction
K McDonald vs J Perkins, 2003 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 0-1 ideal knight #
B Koch vs Noteboom, 1931 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Black's position turns to jelly
Degraeve vs M Richter, 2008
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1 Just take it
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD: Westphalian Variation (D51) 1-0 moves to a killer square
S Kalabar vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Czech Def (A00) 0-1 K exits his castle
J Jaszczuk vs Geller, 1991
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD: Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Invasion
Bisguier vs J Littlewood, 1962 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in Winning With the Hypermodern (Keene, Schiller)
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1928 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Staunton Gambit. Balogh Def (A82) 1-0 Upset
P Speisser vs K Haznedaroglu, 2006
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Ready for the mash
Timoshchenko vs A Khasin, 1976
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Qh5+ g6 etc.
S Kosanski vs Gleizerov, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 13 moves, 1-0

Game 33 Veliki majstori saha 32 BENT LARSEN (Drazen Marovic)
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C73) 1-0 25.?
K Richter vs Saemisch, 1933 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: General (B10) 1-0 pin, and slip in
Y Stepak vs Spiridonov, 1966 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 39 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Exchange Var (C12) 0-1K or Q falls next
N Grigoriev vs B Verlinsky, 1929 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 20 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: General (C44) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 29.?
Harrwitz vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Alekhine vs L Palau, 1935 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 From center to kingside
M Lyell vs M Walker, 2007 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def: Rubinstein Var (A52) 1-0 Criss-cross mate
D Gurevich vs B Alford, 1991 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

"Supernova" (game of the day Jul-27-2013)
A Stefanova vs M Gurevich, 2008 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 Greco's # w/a pin
Pomar Salamanca vs L Gallegos, 1944 
(A84) Dutch, 16 moves, 1-0

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Exhibition
A Zander vs Lasker, 1892 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 35 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice (C44) 1-0
G Heilpern vs Pick, 1910 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 N fork, Pin
Navara vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0 Simul blindfold
Koltanowski vs S Zeitlin, 1938 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 109 in 'My Best Games' by Viktor Korchnoi
Sasikiran vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 Black played wide open
Ehlvest vs J R Potter, 2004
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 27 moves, 1-0

Double Fianchetto Reti (A12) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy in 1 w/a pin
Benko vs I A Horowitz, 1968 
(A12) English with b3, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Indian, Samisch (E83) 0-1 Middlegame B-R-N #
B G Dudley vs D La Pierre Ballard, 1965 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 jaw dropping sac
Charousek vs Vilmos Lehner, 1897 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
S Duron Godoy vs V Garcia Castro, 2004 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attk. Schofman Var (B23) 1-0 diagonals
Weeramantry vs J Ortega Valle, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 14 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C27) 1-0 Stockfish
Lasker vs D M Martinez, 1892 
(C27) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

White promotes his king (A18) 0-1 Gueridon Mate
A A Murray vs F Hebert, 1949 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 58 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Is Ben a Bohemian?
B Finegold vs Haba, 1990 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Mexican Defense: General (A50) 0-1 Discovered Attack w/Check
Miroslav Vlk vs R Cvek, 2001 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Blindfold (B33) 1-0 30.? & 33.?
Anand vs Van Wely, 2004 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 mate next
K Eriksson vs M Thuesen, 2014 
(B33) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Opera Mate!
B Renaut vs NN, 1974 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Two ugly knights become fallen heroes contributing to victory
Coldwell vs Marshall, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Arabian Mate is coming!
E Karklins vs J Damocles, 2010 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio, Wild Muzio G. (C37) 0-1 There's a rat in the kitchen
NN vs J H Sarratt, 1810 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 Arabian Mate arrangement
Ftacnik vs Mokry, 1985 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Von Hennig Gambit (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate next
G Welling vs F Wrobel, 1982 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Spielmann Var (C13) 1-0Stock
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1921 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Absolute Pins
F Deacon vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0 Useful Rook lift!
Pribyl vs W Swic, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q Drops In#
R M Webb vs J Zeberski, 2004 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Q sac for a smack back!
M Boskan vs R Gralla, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 13 moves, 0-1

14. 100 Best Games of 20th Century by GM Andrew Soltis
M Lazarevic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: 2.b3 Var (B20) 0-1 Pins lead to N&B mate
NN vs Waitzkin, 1995 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

The standard twin-bishop sacrifice. Simple yet instructive.
N Gamboa vs Blatny, 1996 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 0-1 Mordimer video link
A Tari vs Firouzja, 2020 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: General (A45) 0-1 Exch sac burdens the 3rd rank
Zeng Chongsheng vs Zhou Jianchao, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 blitz burger
J Goldfarb vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C22) Center Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 0-1 Black forgoes the Q!?
J Szekely vs E Canal, 1933 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

MONGREDIEN'S KNIGHT MATE!!
A Simons vs A Mongredien, 1846 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 0-1 Correspond
Cavallo vs Barrera, 1983 
(C47) Four Knights, 9 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Exch. Rubinstein Var (B13) 1-0 Dbl++ Q Arabian #
Geller vs Benko, 1962 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check is mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

QID. Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 R roller
Miles vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Fianchetto Var (A34) 0-1 Find the Finish
M C Palmer vs Bill Wheeler, 1969 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD. Orthodox Def. Classical Var (D69) 1-0 Two hogs on 7th rank
Keene vs G C Lund, 1962 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de, 29 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 29.?
A Istratescu vs Lazarev, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French Be7, Bb7 (A07) 1-0 Rook demolition of e-file
Yagupov vs A Rustemov, 1995 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Variations. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 battery
I A Horowitz vs A J Fink, 1939 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 30 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Exchange Var (E11) 1-0 Correspondence
Charles T McGinley vs D O'Rourke, 1953 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Effective blockade of IQP
Bruzon Batista vs Albornoz Cabrera, 2017 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 A hobo's can opener!
M Krakops vs Shirov, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 1-0Raking Bs, Ns Invade
Euwe vs NN, 1947 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

Reti/King's Indian Attack: Symmetrical Defense (A05) 1-0
M Woodhams vs H Barber, 1970 
(A05) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Loewenthal vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Find the finish
V Akobian vs J L Hilton, 2009 
(D85) Grunfeld, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 77 from Schach-Olympia München 1936 (Richter)
A Asgeirsson vs I Raud, 1936 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Chess variants (000) 0-1 Q-R battery
C Stanley vs Morphy, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 1-0 Q sac, mating attk
M Rakitskaja vs A Eliseev, 2004 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

NID: Classical Variation (E32) 0-1 Suffocation Mate
E Mulder vs F Parr, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

KIA DBl Fio vs Pachman Sys (A07) 0-1 P on 3rd w/B pair
Abhimanyu Puranik vs S Sjugirov, 2020 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Lateral pin to the mate square
Lagno vs A Jakubiec, 2005 
(B07) Pirc, 22 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense: General (B00) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
T Trapp vs L Cohen-Solal, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

KGD: Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Morphy Def (C31) 0-1Cornered
Roterman vs D Gedult, 1967 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Passer, Remove the Guard
Staunton vs NN, 1847 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 1-0 28.?
K G Shirazi vs O Castro, 1991 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0
J Emms vs J C Hawksworth, 1986 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 0-1 Notes by JHB
A C Vazquez vs Blackburne, 1891  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Closed Variation (B25) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
J Davidsson vs O L Einarsson, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 0-1 Correspondence
P Bilguer vs Angerstein, 1835 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 0-1 Pillsbury's Mate w/Q!
C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt vs O Wuelfing, 1861 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def. Schönemann Attk (C63) 1-0ThrilleR
F Healey vs J Kling, 1859 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Lolli's Mate on it's way
Gulko vs E Vovsha, 2008 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System Czech Defense (B08) 1-0
J Salisbury vs J G Ludwig, 2012 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 36 in 'The Guinness Book of Chess GMs' by William Hartston
Morphy vs W Budzinski, 1859 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Double trouble Greco's #
S Sammed Jaykumar vs U Bajarani, 2014 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 (A00) 0-1 Delayed French Exchange
J M Hanham vs Lasker, 1892 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Normal Var (D45) 1-0 Bxh6 & Interference
I Ibragimov vs Ehlvest, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Levitsky Attack (D00) 1-0 Striking
B Finegold vs A Zatonskih, 2006 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Goldman Var (B12) 0-1 wedgie
J Feller vs M Solmundarson, 1976 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

A superb king march, reminiscent of Short-Timman (1991)
T Hillarp Persson vs T Laurusas, 2018 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Gunsberg Var (C46) 0-1 Brilliancy Prize
Gunsberg vs W Gunston, 1890 
(C46) Three Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights, Botvinnik Line (A28) 1-0 NY Open
Rohde vs Dlugy, 1990 
(A28) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Rossolimo Var (B31) 1-0 Uncastled, Bxf7+, Bh6+
J A Curdo vs Borivoje Mikic, 1974 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0Stockfish
W Potter vs J Mason, 1879 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Lion Def. Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B07) 1-0 R sac, Arabian#
Z Andriasian vs B Burg, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: General (C45) 1-0 Mate No. 19a
A E Hopkins vs NN, 1932 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Accelerated Meran Var (D45) 1-0 Missed Arabian #
Geller vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

The Washington Post, CHESS By Lubomir Kavalek June 17, 2002
Epishin vs Short, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 0-1Invasion on the 3rd rank
C Ionescu vs Wahls, 1990 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0 U18
A Galkin vs E Cherkasova, 1997 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

The Barnes Defense 1.e4 f6 (B00) 1-0 Unique
Anderssen vs T Barnes, 1862 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Delayed Bird (A00) 1-0 Streaking Knight?!
L Wiesel vs M Blum, 1936 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Symmetrical. Pseudo-Catalan (D02) 0-1 27...?
Zilberman vs Sutovsky, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

O Renet vs Van Wely, 1993
(A05) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Fianchetto (C76) 1/2-
D Rovner vs L Guldin, 1939 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Kamsky vs R Sturt, 2015 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Mayet's Mate next
A Korobov vs A Mithil, 2018 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Modern Var (B56) 0-1 Game-clinching Interference
J Trapl vs L Alster, 1963 
(B56) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attk (C22) 1-0 24...Kf7 25.Qh5# Dovetail#
A Dimovski vs J Krivec, 2001
(C22) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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