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Understanding Chess: Move By Move - John Nunn &
Compiled by smarticecream
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Best Lessons of a Chess Coach - Sunil Weeramantry Beginning from Game 31 (I own this book, collection copied from Ercan)

1. Get the Pieces Out! (Opening Theme)
Chernin vs Van der Wiel, 1997 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

2. King in the Centre (Opening Theme)
Khalifman vs Sveshnikov, 1996 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

3. Successful Control of the Centre (Opening Theme)
Aseev vs N Rashkovsky, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

4. An Over-Extendes Pawn-Centre (Opening Theme)
Van der Wiel vs Vaganian, 1993 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

5. Modern Gambit Play (Opening Theme)
T Markowski vs Onischuk, 1999 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 26 moves, 0-1

6. Basic Attacking Ideas (Attacking Play)
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

7. Bring up the reserves (Attacking Play)
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

8. Standard Sacrifices (Attacking Play)
Shirov vs D Reinderman, 1999 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

9. The All-Out Sacrificial Onslaught (Attacking Play)
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

10. Opposite-Side Castling (Attacking Play)
Nunn vs Ward, 1998 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 39 moves, 1-0

11. The Deadly Long Diagonal (Attacking Play)
Timman vs Polgar, 2000 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

12. Don't Panic (Defensive Play)
M Rytshagov vs Lanka, 1992 
(B89) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

13. The Defensive Sacrifice (Defensive Play)
B Lalic vs Khalifman, 1997 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

14. Defence and Counter-Attack (Defensive Play)
Bu Xiangzhi vs J Ye, 1999 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 29 moves, 0-1

15. Grim Defence (Defensive Play)
Kramnik vs Anand, 1997 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

16. Bad Pawn-Structure (Positional Play)
Kasparov vs I Sokolov, 1996 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

17. Space Advantage (Positional Play)
Karpov vs Ribli, 1986 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 1-0

18. Outpost (Positional Play)
Piket vs Smirin, 1993 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 36 moves, 1-0

19. Open File (Positional Play)
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

20. Weak Colour Complex (Positional Play)
Kasparov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

21. The Queenside Attack (Positional Play)
Yermolinsky vs L Christiansen, 1999 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

22. The Two Bishops (Positional Play)
M Gurevich vs N Miezis, 1996 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 64 moves, 1-0

23. Bad Bishops (Positional Play)
M Stean vs Sax, 1978 
(B33) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

24. Pawn-Chain Play (Positional Play)
P San Segundo Carrillo vs Topalov, 1996 
(E92) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

25. Exploiting the Isolated d-Pawn (Positional Play)
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 45 moves, 0-1

26. The Isolated d-Pawn Triumphs (Positional Play)
Kamsky vs Short, 1994 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

27. Positional Sacrifices (Positional Play)
Lautier vs Shirov, 1990 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

28. The Active King (Endgame Theme)
Smyslov vs Sax, 1979 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 54 moves, 0-1

29. The Power of Passed Pawns (Endgame Theme)
Kramnik vs Svidler, 1998 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

30. Rook on the Seventh (Endgame Theme)
E Handoko vs Xu Jun, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 42 moves, 0-1

Home Away from Home
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

A Wonderful Knight
L Pugh vs Weeramantry, 1992 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 0-1

A Real Together Feeling
M Lamon vs Weeramantry, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

One to Remember
Harris vs Weeramantry, 1972 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Playing with a Full Deck
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Saw it Went home Main Game
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Strike while the Iron is Cold
Weeramantry vs Mitchell Goldberg, 1991
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

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