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1 Winning White Rep (Tangborn)
Compiled by fredthebear

Compiled by Chessdreamer

90 out of 111 games from the book by Eric Tangborn

"I'm convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects the player's personality. If something defines his character, then it will also define his way of playing." —Vladimir Kramnik

"Chess is the gymnasium of the mind." — Blaise Pascal

"The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance but in the thought behind it." — Aaron Nimzowitsch

Chess Books by Fred Reinfeld:

101 Chess Problems for Beginners (Wilshire, Hollywood, 1960)(ISBN 0879800178) 1001 Brillian Chess Sacrifices and Combinations (Sterling, NY, 1955) 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate (Wilshire Books, Hollywood, 1955)(ISBN 0879801107) 1001 Chess Sacrifices and Combinations (Barnes & Noble, NY, 1959) (ISBN 0879801115) 1001 Ways to Checkmate (Sterling, NY, 1955)
A Chess Primer (Dolphin Books, Garden City, 1962) A New Approach to Chess Mastery (Hanover House, Garden City, 1959) A Treasury of British Chess Masterpieces (Chatto & Windus, London, 1950) A. Alekhine vs. E.D. Bogoljubow : World's Chess Championship 1934 (McKay, Philadelphia, 1934) An Expert's Guide to Chess Strategy (Hollywood, 1976) Art of Chess (edited by Reinfeld; written by Mason) (1958) (ISBN 0486204634) Art of Sacrifice in Chess (ISBN 0486284492)
Attack and Counterattack In Chess (Barnes & Noble, NY, 1958) Beginner's Guide to Winning Chess (ISBN: 0879802154) Book of the 1935 Margate Tournament
Book of the 1935 Warsaw International Chess Team Tournament Book of the 1936-37 Hastings Tournament
Botvinnik the Invincible
Botvinnik's Best Games, 1927-1934
British Chess Masters: Past and Present
Challenge to Chessplayers (McKay, Philadelphia, 1947) Chess At-A-Glance by Edward Young (Ottenheimer, Baltimore, 1955) Chess By Yourself (McKay, Philadelphia, 1946)
Chess Combinations and Traps
Chess for Amateurs: How To Improve Your Game (McKay, Philadelphia, 1942) Chess for Children, with Moves and Positions Pictured in Photo and Diagram (ISBN 0806949058) Chess for Young People
Chess In A Nutshell (Permabooks, NY, 1958) (ISBN 0671643916) Chess is an Easy Game
Chess Mastery by Question and Answer (McKay, Philadelphia, 1939) Chess Quiz (McKay, Philadelphia, 1945)
Chess Secrets Revealed (Wilshire, Hollywood, 1959) Chess Strategy and Tactics: Fifty Master Games (Black Knight, NY, 1933) Chess Strategy for Offense and Defense (Barnes & Noble, NY, 1955) Chess Tactics for Beginners (ISBN 0879800194)
Chess Traps, Pitfalls, and Swindles (ISBN 0671210416) Chess Victory Move By Move
Chess: Attack and Counterattack (Sterling, NY, 1955) Chess: Win in 20 Moves or Less (Crowell, NY, 1962) Complete Chess Course (ISBN 0385004648)
Complete Chess Player (ISBN 0671768956)
Colle's Chess Masterpieces (Black Knight Press, NY, 1936) Complete Book of Chess Openings (Sterling, NY, 1957) Complete Book of Chess Stratagems (Sterling, NY, 1958) Creative Chess (Sterling, NY, 1959)
Development of a Chess Genius, 100 Instructive Games of Alekhine (Dover) Dr. Lasker's Chess Career, Part I, 1889-1914 (Printingcraft, London, 1935) E. S. Lowe's Chess In 30 Minutes (E.S. Lowe Co, NY, 1955) Eighth Book of Chess: How to Play the Queen Pawn Openings and Other Close Games (Sterling, NY, 1957) Epic Battles of the Chessboard (ISBN 0486293556) Fifth Book of Chess: How to Win When You're Ahead (Sterling, NY, 1955) Fifty-one Brilliant Chess Masterpieces (Capitol Pub, NY, 1950) First Book of Chess (with Horowitz) (Harper & Row, NY 1952) Fourth Book of Chess: How to Play the Black Pieces (Sterling, NY, 1955) Games of the 1938 Washington State Chess Association Championship (1938) Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the Chess Masters (Collier, NY, 1961)(ISBN 0486286142) Great Chess Upsets (written by Reshevsky; annotated by Reinfeld) Great Games By Chess Prodigies (Macmillan, NY, 1967) Great Moments In Chess (Doubleday, NY, 1963)
Great Short Games of the Chess Masters (Collier, NY, 1961)(ISBN 0486292665) How Do You Play Chess?
How Not to Play Chess (Edited by Reinfeld; authored by Znosko-Borovsky) (ISBN 0486209202) How To Be A Winner at Chess (Hanover, Garden City, 1954)(ISBN 044991206X) How To Beat Your Opponent Quickly (Sterling, NY, 1956) How To Force Checkmate (Dover, NY, 1958) (ISBN 0486204391) How To Get More Out of Chess (Hanover, Garden City, 1957) How To Improve Your Chess (with Horowitz) (Collier, NY, 1952) How To Play Better Chess (Pitman, NY, 1948)
How To Play Chess Like A Champion (Fawcett, Greenwich, 1956) How To Play Winning Chess (Bantam Books, NY, 1962) How to Think Ahead in Chess (with Horowitz)
How To Win Chess Games Quickly (Barnes & Noble, NY, 1957) Hypermodern Chess: As Developed in the Games of its Greatest ExponentAron Nimzovich (Dover, NY, 1948)(ISBN 0486204480) Immortal Games of Capablanca (ISBN 0486263339)
Improving Your Chess (Barnes & Noble, NY, 1955)
Improving Your Chess (Faber, London, 1954)
Instructive and Practical Endings From Master Chess Kemeri Tournament, 1937
Keres' Best Games of Chess (1941)
Keres' Best Games of Chess, 1931-1948 (Printed Arts Co., 1949) Lasker's Greatest Chess Games, 1889-1914 (Dover, NY, 1963) Learn Chess Fast! (with Reshevsky) (McKay, Philadelphia, 1947) Learn Chess From the Masters (Dover, NY, 1946)
Modern Fundamentals of Chess
Morphy Chess Masterpieces (with Soltis) (Macmillan, NY, 1974) Morphy's Games of Chess (by Sergeant; edited by Reinfeld) (ISBN 0486203867) My System: A Treatise on Chess (by Nimzovich; edited by Reinfeld) (McKay, Philadelphia, 1947) Nimzovich: The Hypermodern (McKay, Philadelphia, 1948) Practical End-game Play (Pitman, London, 1940)
Reinfeld Explains Chess (Sterling, NY, 1957)
Reinfeld On The End-Game in Chess (Dover, NY, 1957) Relax With Chess and Win In 20 Moves (Pitman, NY, 1948) Second Book of Chess: The Nine Bad Moves, and How to Avoid Them (Sterling, NY, 1953) Semmering-Baden Tournament of 1937
Seventh Book of Chess: How to Play the King Pawn Openings (Sterling, NY, 1956) Sixth Book of Chess: How to Fight Back (Sterling, NY, 1955) Strategy in the Chess Endgame
Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess (Chatto & Windus, London 1947) The Book of the Cambridge Springs International Tournament 1904 (Black Knight Press, 1935) The Chess Masters On Winning Chess
The Complete Book of Chess Tactics (Doubleday, Garden City, 1961) The Complete Chess Course (Doubleday, Garden City, 1959) The Complete Chessplayer (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1953) The Complete Chessplayer by Edward Young (New English Library, London, 1960) The Great Chess Masters and Their Games (Hanover, Garden City, 1960) The Easiest Way To Learn Chess (Simon & Schuaster, NY, 1960) The Elements of Combination Play In Chess (Black Knight, NY, 1935) The Fireside Book of Chess (with Chernev) (Simon & Schuster, NY, 1949) The Games of the 1933 Match Between S. Flohr and M. Botvinnik The Human Side of Chess (Pellegrini & Cudahy, NY 1952) The Immortal Games of Capablanca
The Joys of Chess (Hanover, Garden City, 1961)
The Macmillan Handbook of Chess
The Secret of Tactical Chess (Crowell, NY, 1958) The Treasury of Chess Lore (McKay, NY, 1951)
The Unknown Alekhine 1905-1914
The USCF 7th Biennial US Championship of 1948
The Way To Better Chess (Macmillan, NY, 1959)
Third Book of Chess: How to Play the White Pieces (Sterling, NY, 1954) Thirty Five Nimzowitsch Games, 1904-1927
Two Weeks To Winning Chess
Ventnor City Tournament, 1939 (New York, 1939)
Why You Lose At Chess (Simon & Schustor, NY, 1956) Win at Chess (Dover, NY, 1958)(ISBN 0486418782)
Winning Chess: How to Perfect your Attacking Play Winning Chess for Beginners (Grosset, NY, 1959)
Winning Chess Openings (Hanover, Garden City, 1961)

WTHarvey: There once was a website named WTHarvey, Where chess puzzles did daily delay,
The brain-teasers so tough,
They made us all huff and puff,
But solving them brought us great satisfaction today. There once was a website named WTHarvey
Where chess puzzles were quite aplenty
With knight and rook and pawn
You'll sharpen your brain with a yawn
And become a master of chess entry

There once was a site for chess fun, was the chosen one,
With puzzles galore,
It'll keep you in store,
For hours of brain-teasing, none done.

There once was a website named wtharvey,
Where chess puzzles were posted daily,
You'd solve them with glee,
And in victory,
You'd feel like a true chess prodigy!

"Thirty Days Hath September" Lyrics

Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November;
All the rest have thirty-one,
Excepting February alone.
Which only has but twenty-eight days clear
And twenty-nine in each leap year.

"Sometimes in life, and in chess, you must take one step back to take two steps forward." — IM Levy Rozman, GothamChess

So much, much, much better to be an incurable optimist than deceitful and untrustworthy.

Steinitz's Theory
1. At the beginning of the game, Black and White are equal. 2. The game will stay equal with correct play on both sides. 3. You can only win by your opponent's mistake.
4. Any attack launched in an equal position will not succeed, and the attacker will suffer. 5. You should not attack until an advantage is obtained. 6. When equal, do not seek to attack, but instead, try to secure an advantage. 7. Once you have an advantage, attack or you will lose it.

Drive sober or get pulled over.

"For surely of all the drugs in the world, chess must be the most permanently pleasurable." — Assiac

Mar-12-23 FSR: <jnpope: Is <Jegar Sahadutha> related to <chrisowen> or is this just a <chrisowen> parody account?> Apparently the latter. <Jegar Sahadutha>'s user profile shows that his account was only opened on February 10, 2023. His first comment, on March 9, 2023, was:

I never thought I would live to see the day a GOTD was named in honor of chrisowen.

Jegar's comment was made to A Braun vs S Siebrecht, 2005, after it became GOTD using the pun <Braun Over Brain>. The genesis of the pun was evidently an uncharacteristically lucid comment <chrisowen> had made on December 27, 2009 that began <Sad case of Braun over brain.>

This episode, it seems, inspired <Jegar Sahadutha>. His aforementioned comment <I never thought I would live to see the day a GOTD was named in honor of chrisowen.> was the first and last "normal" one he has made.

Mar-12-23 Jegar Sahadutha: True — we shall not return to the heartland, for the heartland hath forsaken us. Rise! Rise, vaunted shipmen; your time is come, and with it sacral vestments. Slay the serpent, moor the ship; repast on all gifts divine. But in your exultation, may your heart hold fast; forsake not the heartland whence you came.

The Vultures and the Pigeons

Mars once made havoc in the air:
Some cause aroused a quarrel there
Among the birds; – not those that sing,
The courtiers of the merry Spring,
And by their talk, in leafy bowers,
Of loves they feel, enkindle ours;
Nor those which Cupid's mother yokes
To whirl on high her golden spokes;
But naughty hawk and vulture folks,
Of hooked beak and talons keen.
The carcass of a dog, it's said,
Had to this civil carnage led.
Blood rained on the swarded green,
And valiant deeds were done, I hope.
But time and breath would surely fail
To give the fight in full detail;
Suffice to say, that chiefs were slain,
And heroes strowed the sanguine plain,
Till old Prometheus, in his chains,
Began to hope an end of pains.
It was sport to see the battle rage,
And valiant hawk with hawk engage;
It was pitiful to see them fall, –
Torn, bleeding, weltering, gasping, all.
Force, courage, cunning, all were plied;
Intrepid troops on either side
No effort spared to populate
The dusky realms of hungry Fate.
This woful strife awoke compassion
Within another feathered nation,
Of iris neck and tender heart.
They tried their hand at mediation –
To reconcile the foes, or part.
The pigeon people duly chose
Ambassadors, who worked so well
As soon the murderous rage to quell,
And stanch the source of countless woes.
A truce took place, and peace ensued.
Alas! the people dearly paid
Who such pacification made!
Those cursed hawks at once pursued
The harmless pigeons, slew and ate,
Till towns and fields were desolate.
Small prudence had the friends of peace
To pacify such foes as these!

The safety of the rest requires
The bad should flesh each other's spears:
Whoever peace with them desires
Had better set them by the ears.

"No one has ever won a game of chess by taking only forward moves. Sometimes you have to move backwards in order to be able to take better steps forward. That is life." — Anonymous

"You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone." ― Al Capone

Lichess has all the same basic offerings as a large community, many game types, tutorials, puzzles, and livestreams. The site has a simple appearance, and it seems built to get you where you want to go in as few clicks as possible. You can create an account, but if you're not concerned with tracking your games and finding other players at your level, there's no need to log in. Just fire up a new game, try some puzzles, or watch a chess streamer play three-minute games while listening to techno and chatting with the comments section.

"As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight." — The Revenant

Yusupov vs Miles, 1986 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Miles, 1986 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Dreev vs Glek, 1986
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Browne vs Korchnoi, 1980 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

Psakhis vs Miles, 1993 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Stahlberg vs Petrosian, 1952 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

I Morovic Fernandez vs Alburt, 1980 
(A43) Old Benoni, 29 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Adams, 1994
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 1-0

Yermolinsky vs Alburt, 1993
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Speelman vs Suba, 1981
(A43) Old Benoni, 52 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs L Schmid, 1960 
(A43) Old Benoni, 30 moves, 1-0

Stein vs I Bilek, 1967 
(B27) Sicilian, 47 moves, 1-0

Timman vs M Jadoul, 1986
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

G Garcia Gonzalez vs Larsen, 1988
(A43) Old Benoni, 35 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs L Schmid, 1962 
(A43) Old Benoni, 24 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Ftacnik vs Hodgson, 1988
(A43) Old Benoni, 44 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs E Torre, 1989
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Ftacnik vs K Mokry, 1989
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

B Kouatly vs Tseshkovsky, 1988 
(A80) Dutch, 22 moves, 0-1

M Gurevich vs Topalov, 1993
(A80) Dutch, 75 moves, 0-1

Beliavsky vs Bareev, 1987 
(A90) Dutch, 30 moves, 1-0

J Levitt vs J Tisdall, 1990 
(A90) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Yusupov, 1989
(A90) Dutch, 41 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Van der Wiel, 1990
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Silman vs Suttles, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

Yermolinsky vs G Orlov, 1994
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Nunn, 1982 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Huebner vs Ivanchuk, 1990 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

Andersson vs Seirawan, 1988
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Ftacnik vs Seirawan, 1990 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Rubinstein, 1928 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs Short, 1988
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smejkal vs J Murey, 1986
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Van Wely vs Morozevich, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

A Summerscale vs Van Wely, 1992
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

P Nikolic vs Piket, 1989
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

V Kovacevic vs T O'Donnell, 1990 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

O Bernstein vs Stahlberg, 1934
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Janowski vs Tarrasch, 1905 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1990 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Torre vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs J Kozma, 1958 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1960 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1960 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs A Matanovic, 1962 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs V Osnos, 1963 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

V Kovacevic vs Larsen, 1984
(A48) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs Karpov, 1989 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

R Ye vs Chandler, 1990
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

Benjamin vs Yudasin, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Dreev vs V Ruban, 1993
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

R Cifuentes Parada vs A Rotstein, 1993
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

K Lerner vs Chekhov, 1984 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

R Ye vs J Ye, 1994
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Seirawan vs Andersson, 1989 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

M Ruf vs G Barbero, 1988
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Epishin, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 79 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs K Bischoff, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Hodgson vs I Rogers, 1989 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Keres, 1965 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Vaganian vs Plaskett, 1983
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs V Lyublinsky, 1949 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

I Sokolov vs Ivanchuk, 1989
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Mecking, 1971 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

M Tseitlin vs Popov, 1982
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Jansa, 1980 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs S Martinovic, 1980 
(A48) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Salov vs Smirin, 1988
(A48) King's Indian, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Chiburdanidze, 1992
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 69 moves, 1-0

Illescas Cordoba vs Polgar, 1994 
(A48) King's Indian, 85 moves, 0-1

V Malaniuk vs Timoshenko, 1994
(A48) King's Indian, 58 moves, 1-0

E Torre vs Kasparov, 1988 
(A48) King's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

R Cifuentes Parada vs Smirin, 1993
(A48) King's Indian, 50 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Kamsky, 1992 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

V Malaniuk vs Kamsky, 1994
(A48) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Miles vs Nunn, 1993
(A48) King's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

Miles vs J Gdanski, 1993 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

R Ye vs Chiburdanidze, 1994
(A48) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Nunn, 1991
(A48) King's Indian, 53 moves, 1-0

N Spiridonov vs Kasparov, 1980 
(A48) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs T Ernst, 1988 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Bisguier vs Fischer, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Miles vs E Mortensen, 1993
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Furman, 1958 
(A48) King's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

A Gorovets vs Niemann, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

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