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Modern Chess Strategy I by Ludek Pachman
Compiled by Retarf
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Ludek Pachman has written an excellent book about the chess strategy called 'La strat├ęgie moderne' in French. These are the games analysed in the first volume.

1.Introduction
Polerio vs Domenico, 1610 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

2.Introduction
J Bruehl vs Philidor, 1783 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

3.Introduction
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

4.Introduction
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

5.Introduction
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

6.Introduction
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

The Basic Concepts of Chess Strategy: Strategy and Tactics P35
Duras vs Z Barasz, 1912 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

The Basic Concepts of Chess Strategy: Strategy and Tactics P18
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926  
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

7.The Basic Concepts of Chess Strategy: Strategy and Tactics
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

BCCS:The Character of the Position and Choice of Plan P11
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

BCCS:The Character of the Position and Choice of Plan P18
Unzicker vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

8.BCCS:The Character of the Position and Choice of Plan
Reshevsky vs Capablanca, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

9.BCCS:The Character of the Position and Choice of Plan
Capablanca vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

10.BCCS:The Character of the Position and Choice of Plan
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 64 moves, 1-0

BCCS:The Character of the Position and Choice of Plan P12
Opocensky vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

BCCS:The Equilibrium of the Position and its Disturbance (P-5)
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

13.BCCS:The Equilibrium of the Position and its Disturbance
Szabo vs Smyslov, 1956 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 36 moves, 0-1

The Value of the Pieces (P-17)
Fischer vs Bisguier, 1970 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

The Value of the Pieces (P-25)
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

14.The Value of the Pieces
Z Domnitz vs Pachman, 1973 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

The Value of the Pieces (P-20)
Ivkov vs Larsen, 1964 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 37 moves, 0-1

15.The Value of the Pieces
Ljubojevic vs A Planinc, 1971 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1

16.The Value of the Pieces
Marshall vs Nate Halper, 1941 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

18.The Value of the Pieces
Portisch vs Fischer, 1966 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals (P-18)
Smyslov vs K Darga, 1964 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 59 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals (P-16)
Alekhine vs Duras, 1913 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

19.The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals
Unzicker vs Bobotsov, 1968
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

20.The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals
Uhlmann vs V Osnos, 1971 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals (P-13)
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

21.The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals
Najdorf vs N Minev, 1966
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals (P-13)
Keres vs H Platz, 1952 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 25 moves, 1-0

22.The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals
Najdorf vs Pachman, 1954
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 36 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: The Bishop and the Open Diagonals (P-14)
Pachman vs Vidmar, 1948 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: The Good and The Bad Bishop (P-25)
Tarrasch vs Teichmann, 1912 
(C14) French, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

23.The Minor Pieces: The Good and The Bad Bishop
Kmoch vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

24.The Minor Pieces: The Good and The Bad Bishop
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(A13) English, 58 moves, 0-1

26.The Minor Pieces: The Good and The Bad Bishop
Capablanca vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(A12) English with b3, 54 moves, 1-0

27.The Minor Pieces: Unlike Bishop
Taimanov vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 34 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: Unlike Bishop (P-29)
Filip vs Pachman, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 60 moves, 1-0

28.The Minor Pieces: Unlike Bishop
Gligoric vs Larsen, 1967 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

29.The Minor Pieces: The Knight and its Operation Base
Ahues vs Alekhine, 1936 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 0-1

30.The Minor Pieces: The Knight and its Operation Base
Botvinnik vs J H Donner, 1963 
(A14) English, 31 moves, 1-0

The Minor Pieces: The Knight and its Operation Base (P-16)
Pachman vs Szabo, 1947 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

MP: B against Kt :The Superiority of the Bishop(P-21)
Chekhover vs Lasker, 1935 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Bishop (P-27)
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Knight (P-37)
Capablanca vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 58 moves, 1-0

33.MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Knight
Najdorf vs Stahlberg, 1953 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 55 moves, 1-0

34.MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Knight
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

35.MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Knight
Ivkov vs R Wade, 1963 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

36.MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Knight
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

37.MP: B against Kt: The Superiority of the Knight
Filip vs O Barda, 1953 
(A16) English, 51 moves, 1-0

39.The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

41.The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops
A Dueckstein vs Unzicker, 1958
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 0-1

The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops (P-20)
Smyslov vs Pachman, 1946
(A56) Benoni Defense, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

42.The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops
S Rosenthal vs Steinitz, 1873 
(C46) Three Knights, 38 moves, 0-1

43.The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops
Englisch vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 0-1

44.The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops (The Bishops are Weak)
J Klavins vs Ragozin, 1951 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

45.The Minor Pieces: The Two Bishops (The Bishops are Weak)
Sokolsky vs Kotov, 1949 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

46.The Rooks: The Creation and Meaning of Open Files
Botvinnik vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(A15) English, 44 moves, 1-0

The Rooks: The Creation and Meaning of Open Files (P-13)
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

The Rooks: The Creation and Meaning of Open Files (P-21)
Stahlberg vs Pachman, 1954 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 44 moves, 0-1

47.The Rooks: Open Files and Attack Against the King
Pachman vs J Runza, 1946 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

48.The Rooks: Open Files and Attack Against the King
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

49.The Rooks: Open Files and Attack Against the King
G Barcza vs Filip, 1953 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

50.The Rooks: Open Files and Attack Against the King
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1946 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

51.The Rooks: The Conversion of Open Files...
Stahlberg vs Taimanov, 1953 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

52.The Conversion of Open Files...
Pachman vs L Steiner, 1948 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

53.The Conversion of Open Files...
Pachman vs Korchnoi, 1963 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

54.The Conversion of Open Files...
Karpov vs Spassky, 1973 
(C94) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

55.The Rooks: The Seventh and Eighth Ranks
Stahlberg vs Szabados, 1950
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 60 moves, 1-0

56.The Rooks: The Seventh and Eighth Ranks
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

57.The Rooks: The Seventh and Eighth Ranks
Pachman vs J Sefc, 1949
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

58.The Rooks: The Seventh and Eighth Ranks
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

59.The Rooks: Active Rooks in Front of the Pawn Chain
Alekhine vs Kmoch, 1930 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

60.The Rooks: Active Rooks in Front of the Pawn Chain
P Trifunovic vs Pachman, 1947 
(C49) Four Knights, 43 moves, 0-1

The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces (P-23)
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

61.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1893 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

62.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

63.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

64.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Alekhine vs B Rabar, 1942  
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 27 moves, 1-0

65.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

66.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1929 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 77 moves, 1-0

67.The Queen and Play with the Heavy Pieces
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

The King: The Active King in the Middle-Game(P-35)
Pachman vs M Ujtelky, 1954
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

68.The King: The Active King in the Middle-Game
Teichmann vs Allies, 1905 
(C56) Two Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

69.The King: The Active King in the Middle-Game
Alekhine vs K Treybal, 1925 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 54 moves, 1-0

70.The King: Castling
Szabo vs Bisguier, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

72.The King: Castling
Tolush vs Botvinnik, 1952
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

73.The King: Castling
Capablanca vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 49 moves, 1-0

74.The King: Castling
R Byrne vs Kotov, 1954 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

75.The King:The Exposed King's Position As a Strategical Factor
Alekhine vs W Winter, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

The King:The Exposed King As a Strategical Factor (P-14)
Matulovic vs Pachman, 1961
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

The King:The Exposed King As a Strategical Factor (P-21)
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

Exchange of Material (P-26)
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Exchange of Material (P-20)
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1931 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

76.Exchange of Material
Reshevsky vs P R Geffe, 1940
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1-0

78.Exchange of Material
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

79.Exchange of Material
Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 52 moves, 1-0

Exchange of Material (P-19)
A Esposito vs Pachman, 1955
(A21) English, 35 moves, 0-1

80.Exchange of Material
Botvinnik vs E Zagorjansky, 1943 
(A13) English, 42 moves, 1-0

81.Exchange of Material
Lasker vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

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