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Compiled by fredthebear
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There's a nice mix of old and new in here, all French ECOs included. Thank you geordieray for the Advance games! There are better collections of old classic games elsewhere. Fredthebear assembled this for a wide variety. Editing was caught up in the fall of 2020.

* gmann's French defense: Game Collection: French - Advance/Tarrasch/Exchange/etc

* POTD French 3: Game Collection: POTD French 3

* Aggression! Game Collection: Attacking with the French

* French Ideas for FTB: Game Collection: Ideas In The French Defense

* Remember what Tarrasch said: Game Collection: FRENCH TARRASCH

* French Tarrasch for White: Game Collection: C05 French: Tarrasch (White)

* Winawer for Black: Game Collection: French Winawer

* Fredthebear found a nice hotel here: https://about-france.com/tourism/fr...

More games to come. This collection will fill up in 2021.

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Classical, Normal Line (B74) 0-1Stockfish
Spielmann vs O Bernstein, 1909  
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 245 of 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1892 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

French, Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Correspondence
Keres vs E Verbak, 1932 
(C00) French Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Bird Invitation 2.Bb5 Qg5 (C00) 1-0 tripled Ps
Bird vs M Fleissig, 1873 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0San Remo
Spielmann vs R Grau, 1930 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Knight Variation (C00) 1-0 14.?
A Flaata vs T Bothner, 1998 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: 2.Qe2 Chigorin Var (C00) 1-0 Nxe6 ruins Black
P Baki vs J Frank, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

French Def: Two Knights Var (C00) 0-1 Return the queen
A Dunne vs K Plesset, 1976 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

French Def: Normal/Delayed Owen Def (C00) 0-1impressive assault
M Skachkov vs M Shutalev, 2002 
(C00) French Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Pile on back rank pin
Steinitz vs C Golmayo, 1883 
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

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

French, Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Dropping minor pieces
A Stubljar vs Bor Harej, 2002 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Albin CG / French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 0-1 K walk
D Black vs S Rukovci, 2001 
(C01) French, Exchange, 16 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Surprising Nxg2 wins
J Novkovic vs N Zhukova, 2013 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish; 25...?
Opocensky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

"Get a Knight on 5 and your game's alive."
Mackenzie vs P Ware, 1871 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 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

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 sKorching counterattack on f2
Laszlo Kovacs vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 armageddon
Vachier-Lagrave vs Nepomniachtchi, 2020 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo/Albin CG(C01) 0-1Greed is punished
NN vs Livingstone, 1941 
(C01) French, Exchange, 10 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 White does not 0-0?
J Garcia vs Shirov, 2001 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 1-0 Amen
Amen Miladi vs Patience Tsuses, 2016 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Hou Yifan *demolishes* the Exchange Variation in just 24 moves!
S Milliet vs Yifan Hou, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Critical pin vs Nf6
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

French Nc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Overloaded Q allows BxNf3 gxBf3
S Arfin vs A Hambleton, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 15 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Castle opposite, pawn storm
C Hovind vs Alekhine, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Which battery?
Al Lipton vs Yanofsky, 1942 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 0-1 N fork
G van Doesburgh vs Stahlberg, 1936 
(C01) French, Exchange, 12 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Timely absolute pin
Michael Smith vs H A Hussein Al-Ali, 2008
(C01) French, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 (C02) 0-1 The B pair
R Molander vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Nimzowitsch Attack (C02) 0-1 Qside mess
I Nei vs Gleizerov, 1995 
(C02) French, Advance, 16 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch Gambit 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (C02) 1-0
S J Szpisjak vs D Cavitt, 1998 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit Qxe5 (C02) 0-1
T Gossell vs Shulman, 2002
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

French Def. Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0Q sac, Opera#
B Wall vs J Robin, 1983 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Tactical play on queenside
R Schreiner vs Hertneck, 1990
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 23.?
A Burtasova vs N Straub, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance (C02) 0-1 Damiano's Mate w/N support
Wemmers vs Metger, 1877 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1 B pins B to mating square
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1856 
(C02) French, Advance, 13 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance (C02)0-1 It's 3 vs 2 or Qc3+ & fork Ra1
Estrin vs Y Neishtadt, 1938 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1 Sac open the g-file
M Larrea vs B Roselli Mailhe, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 0-1
F Carame vs N Getz, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Paulsen Attk 8.Be2 Nge7 (C02) 1-0outnumber
Reti vs Spielmann, 1928 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

Great attacking game by Wei Yi, punishing lack of development
Wei Yi vs B Sadiku, 2016 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch Var (C03) 1-0 Double Sacs on e6!!
M Tissir vs M Jimenez Algora, 2004
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch Var (C03) 1-0 obstruction, combination
Jansa vs D Marovic, 1974 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Smothered Mate
K Grossner vs E Budrich, 1949 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 7 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Messed up Ns
E Walther vs L Schmid, 1961 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 12 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Variation (C03) 1-0 USSR blitz tournament
Tal vs Petrosian, 1975 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch (C03) 0-1 Exchange sac opens g-file
G Kitts vs Gulko, 1986 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 0-1 Q Trap
V G Kirillov vs Blankstein, 1938 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 10 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def. ML (C04) 0-1Royal Discovery+
NN vs Ross, 1974 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 12 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Def ML (C04) 0-1 Pin
G Kramer vs Mednis, 1957 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 22 moves, 0-1

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 1-0 Black hangs his queen
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 Remove the Guard
P B Petersen vs Timman, 2013 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 15 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Pawn Center (C05) 0-1 c5 & f6 breaks
Ljubojevic vs M Gurevich, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 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

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Hit both wings
T Battsetseg vs Kraai, 2003
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 1-0 Fork
Rachels vs A A McManus, 1987
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 N triple fork
E Poliak vs Boleslavsky, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Loose Bb5
Hromadka vs Flohr, 1927 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Clever mating net
M Romi vs Keres, 1936 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Stockfish
Zaw Win Lay vs Khalifman, 2000 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 0-1

Fred Reinfeld's book "How to Play Winning Chess" (1962) p. 112
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C09) 0-1 Promotion giveaway
A Ingerslev vs Bronstein, 1956 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Surely 20...Nxf3+
J Bloomer vs Kraai, 2005 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 Q+
Kmoch vs T Ellison, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1Bxf2+ Decoy N+ Unpin
Westerhuis vs Vinagre, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1/2-1/2 edge to W
P Popovic vs Piskov, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Tarrasch. Chistyakov Defense (C07) 1-0
Naiditsch vs R Edouard, 2020 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0Back rank
Smirin vs G Dizdar, 2005 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 1-0 Namesake
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1890 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

"A Pleasing Combination" (game of the day Sep-12-2018)
E Bebchuk vs Bronstein, 1974 
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 24 moves, 0-1

Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics, #112, p. 187 After 24 ...exf3
C Juarez Flores vs Lputian, 1990 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 0-1 Pins & Battery
Ragozin vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09) 0-1 Undermine
E Paoli vs Bronstein, 1976 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 20 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein Kasparov Attack (C10) 1-0 Centralization
Adams vs V Akopian, 2004 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein Var (C10) 0-1 Mutual back rankers
S Levitsky vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1905
(C10) French, 25 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Another fatal Nge7 w/Greek Gift
K Blom vs Niels Jensen, 1934 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein. Fort Knox Var (C10) 1-0 Incoming
Sutovsky vs L D'Costa, 2006 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Overworked Q
R Mainka vs Chiburdanidze, 1995
(C10) French, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1
M van den Abbeele vs Bronstein, 1995 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 0-1

Today's World History Lesson - September 1's of the past...
J Moles vs D Zara, 1967 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 0-1

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

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Consider each
M Cukier vs F Yasaki, 1995 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 24 in 'Paul Keres: The Road to the Top" by Keres, Golombek
Spielmann vs Keres, 1938 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Feldt must have felt he was on the operation table!
Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Full force Kside!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

What a brilliant win by Bareev! Looks like a Morphy game.
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Save the Day!
Prokes vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Gledhill Attack (C11) 1-0 Q sac offer
J Houghteling vs L S Cornell, 1902 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 1-0 17...?
Anand vs M Gurevich, 2004 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 P fork
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 misfortunate 13
T Spanton vs S Williams, 1993 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 0-1 Which Q is trapped?
Nunn vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 1992 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Raking Bishops
K McDonald vs J Lusk, 2012
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1Get out of the way
G Menke vs Keres, 1935 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 video link
Schiffers vs Rubinstein, 1903 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO N
F Jenni vs Korchnoi, 2001 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 0-1

This Q sacrifice finish is a fine example of an X-Ray attack
Chandler vs A Fernandes, 2001 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 1-0

G6 in 'My Best Games of Chess 1905-1954' by Savielly Tartakower
Tartakower vs Vidmar, 1907  
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 0-1 Rolling Knights
D Coleman vs I Lopez Mulet, 2018 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon Var (C12) 0-1 Q drops in backranker
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1Vukovic Mate threat
J Lundin vs Deniz Ozen, 2016 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 27 moves, 0-1

The 5 queens game was analysis of this real game.
N Grigoriev vs Alekhine, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Exchange Var (C12) 0-1 Stockfish notes
N Grigoriev vs B Verlinsky, 1929 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: McCutcheon. Chigorin (C12) 0-1 Ready...Aim...
D Dragicevic vs K Bischoff, 2009 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Chigorin Var (C12) 0-1 Skewer+
B Stam vs L Hinrichs, 2015 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 1-0 Discovery+ lurks
Mokry vs E Chinchilla Miranda, 1986 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 19 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Castled into trouble
M Fox vs Adolph Regen, 1936
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 20 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Wolf Gambit (C12) 1-0 F. Marshall notes
Marshall vs L Levy, 1941  
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 24 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Schlecter's Gems
Schlechter vs Siegfried August Wolf, 1894 
(C13) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Classical Var Richter Attack (C13) 0-1 0-0-0 King walk
E Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) 1-0 KOd
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 2001 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

"Panov Worms" (game of the day Mar-22-2017)
Panov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 0-1

#5015 on p.969 of CHESS: 5334 Problems, etc. by Laszlo Polgar
K Richter vs K Darga, 1950 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 1-0

#5017 on p.970 of CHESS: 5334 Problems, etc. by Laszlo Polgar
Yates vs V Marin y Llovet, 1930 
(C13) French, 11 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 0-1Down a pawn, no Qs
J Schulz Sr vs F Treybal, 1927 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Looming Knights
K Richter vs A Vajda, 1931 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 0-1 Cntr Counterattk
Charousek vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Tarrasch Var (C14) 1-0 Greek gift
Schlechter vs Stubenrauch, 1901 
(C14) French, Classical, 16 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Discovered+ awaits
E Steiner vs Przepiorka, 1924 
(C14) French, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 White misfires
Kupreichik vs Bareev, 1987
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1Damiano's Mate w/N
M Mrdja vs Gleizerov, 2011 
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C14) · 0-1
S Schabanel vs R Kuijf, 2002
(C14) French, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 Simul exhibition
Fischer vs O I Truelsen, 1962 
(C14) French, Classical, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C14) 0-1
L Dreibergs vs Ernests Gize, 1938
(C14) French, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 Black had resources
Naiditsch vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 1998 
(C14) French, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Tarrasch Var (C14) 0-1Capture, Re-capture, N+
J Dobias vs Prokes, 1911
(C14) French, Classical, 22 moves, 0-1

"Andrew Martin Basics Of Winning Chess" DVD.
Kunin vs Ochsengoit, 1958 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Variation (C15) 1-0 Thump! Thump!
I Hakki vs M Eassa Ahmed, 2000 
(C15) French, Winawer, 15 moves, 1-0

"Excuse My French" (game of the day Dec-30-2015)
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

G60 in 'My Best Games of Chess 1905-1954' bySavielly Tartakower
Tartakower vs Przepiorka, 1925 
(C15) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 1-0 Q forks EAD h7 & LPDO B
L Christiansen vs C Madsen, 1975 
(C15) French, Winawer, 17 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Fingerslip Variation Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1-0
Serebriany vs Ivanov, 1959
(C15) French, Winawer, 22 moves, 1-0

Winawer. Kondratiyev Variation (C15); Pin her to win her
Geller vs Petrosian, 1953 
(C15) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 0-1

47th USSR Championship (1979), Minsk BLR, rd 14, Dec-??
Romanishin vs Vaganian, 1979 
(C16) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Kside smash
Unzicker vs R Czaya, 1948 
(C16) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Semi-Smothered #
T Gharamian vs S Ivanov, 2006 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Var Moscow Var (C17) 0-1 6th Corresp WC
S Aarseth vs H Rittner, 1968 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 0-1 13.?
J Friedman vs Gulko, 1993 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 16 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance Var (C17) 0-1 See notes
S Sulskis vs M Bartel, 2007 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Adv Moscow Var (C17) 1-0 Raking Bs & hoppy Ns
S Chekhov vs M Opanasenko, 2013 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Maroczy-Wallis Var (C18) 1-0 exhibition
Karpov vs T Munck, 2004 
(C18) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik - Smyslov World Championship Match (1954), Moscow URS
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Retreat Armenian Line (C18) 1-0 Exhibition
W Adams vs C Joachim, 1948
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 0-1 Blind Swine
I Andersen vs S Christensen, 2007
(C18) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Advance Variation (C18) � 0-1
G Finnlaugsson vs M Antonsen, 2007
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Classical 7.Qg4 f5 (C18) 0-1 Qc3+ & fork R
S M Rahman vs N Murshed, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 10 moves, 0-1

Game 23 in "My 60 Memorable Games" by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Tal, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn 7.Qg4 0-0 (C18) 1-0 Reduced Kside
Sax vs Dolmatov, 1989
(C18) French, Winawer, 22 moves, 1-0

"Who's the Man?" (game of the day Apr-03-2012)
Timman vs Khalifman, 2000 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 0-1
E Mortensen vs L Karlsson, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Main Line (C18) 0-1 21...?
E Cobo Arteaga vs Ivkov, 1963 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned P (C18) 1-0 Qs parade heats it up!
Geller vs Sokolsky, 1950 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

A Short loss to a new line in an old Winawer variation
Short vs N Das, 1999 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 0-1

the Swarm, short for Swiss-Armenian Variation, 5...Ba5
Kulaots vs Vaganian, 2004 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

Petrosian producing an amazing queen sac!
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Dbl-Dbl Fio (A04) 0-1 The hunted becomes the hunter
I Jelen vs Larsen, 1977 
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 477 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
P Velikov vs Dorfman, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio Reti Opening (A05) 1-0 Q sac for a K walk
K Spraggett vs P Llaneza-Vega, 2007 
(A05) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Smyslov Var (A05) 1-0 Exchange sac runs K
M Otteson vs Fischer, 1957 
(A05) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

GK played KIA as a junior; Pseudo-Tarrasch/Sicilian Defense
Kasparov vs B Kantsler, 1975 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0It looked like an Alekhine t-bolt
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Q sac for 9 pts & crossfire acti
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French Dbl Fio (A07) 0-1 K walk into mouth of fire
G Arzumanian vs V Moskalenko, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 63 moves, 0-1

KIA Chigorin's 2.Qe2 vs French Def 00 vs 000 (A07) 1-0 Q drops
Fedorov vs N Smetanov, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sicilian / French (A08) 1-0 Minor sacs
R Shiomi vs M Abdul Adhim, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) 1-0 14.?
Movsesian vs N Miezis, 2008 
(B40) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

French, King's Indian Attack (C00) 1/2-1/2 Castle by hand
Short vs Bareev, 1999 
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Defense: La Bourdonnais Var (C00) 0-1 zugzwang
Stripunsky vs Nakamura, 2010 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

French Def: La Bourdonnais Var (C00) 0-1 Reminds of Alekhine!
R Rakovic vs R Gralla, 2010 
(C00) French Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French Def. dxe4 dxe4 (C00) 1-0 Basman's K takes a hike!
R L Paige vs M Basman, 1967
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Reti-Spielmann Attack (C00) � 0-1
G Seul vs J Werle, 2020
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Reversed Philidor vs French Def (C00) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

G71'Botvinnik: One Hundred Selected Games' by Mikhail Botvinnik
Panov vs Botvinnik, 1940 
(C00) French Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Wing Gambit (C00) 1-0 Bxh7+, Ng5+ etc.
P Corbin vs B Gebregziabher, 2008 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def vs KIA (C00) 0-1 Closed, Qside pawn roller
E Kovalevskaya vs V Gunina, 2008 
(C00) French Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: Steinitz Attack 2.e5 f6 (C00) 0-1 What an escape!
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs French Def dxe4 (C00) 0-1 video link
B Vujic vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

French Def: 2.Bb5?! Bird Invitation (C00) 1-0 Sally explains
E Spencer vs Menchik, 1930 
(C00) French Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

French Def: Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0 I'll Be
V Karasev vs G Johnsen, 2006
(C00) French Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

French Def: 2.g3 Reti-Spielmann Attack (C00) 0-1 Mutal N sacs
Riumin vs Rauzer, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the CMs by Reinfeld
J Mieses vs J Mason, 1901 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Black promptly castles long
Kholmov vs Psakhis, 1984 
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Fredthebear saw it.
A Kochyev vs Psakhis, 1987
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) · 0-1
Rivas Pastor vs Dreev, 1991
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Sax vs Hort, 1976
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Moscow
Bareev vs Speelman, 1995
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 5 consecutive checks w/2 sacs finish
V Goldfarb vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pin, Q+ and fork LPDO R
D Andreikin vs Gleizerov, 2004 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5...c5 (C01) 1-0 King walk
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 45 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 12...Nb4! (C01) 0-1 Railroad Mate possibility
V Malaniuk vs Psakhis, 1983 
(C01) French, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 He walked into it
Nakamura vs S Williams, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Seize control of open files!
V Meijers vs D Kosic, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 hair restoration?
R Fesalbon vs L Rojas Keim, 2004 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 0-1

French, Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 0-1 Interesting threats
Rotlewi vs J Esser, 1912 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Simul exhibition
Kasparov vs N Sharansky, 1996 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 blitz past Fredthebear
Bacrot vs Caruana, 2017 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Khachiyan vs So, 2017
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 0-1

Lasker resigned in a winning position (if the score is correct)
Lasker vs E J Hamilton, 1907 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 1/2-1/2 Fredthebear agreed
H Stevic vs F Vallejo Pons, 2011
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Exchange 4...Qf6?! (C01) 1/2-1/2
B Finegold vs Tukmakov, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
J Mieses vs Gunsberg, 1901 
(C01) French, Exchange, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review, April 1944
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Kill Box Mate is coming!
Psakhis vs J Nogueiras, 1988 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange 5.Nc3 (C01) 1-0 Pronunciations
Alekhine vs N Rubtzov, 1908 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Promotions
P Carreras Mendiolea vs V Bashkite, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 63 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 0-1 W did not 0-0
R Kuijf vs Korchnoi, 1992 
(C01) French, Exchange, 31 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 White K cornered last 25 moves
Tartakower vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(C01) French, Exchange, 54 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Beautiful N sac!
E G Sergeant vs Capablanca, 1935 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1Don't make a move that causes your res
N Pavlov-Pianov vs Alekhine, 1920 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Exchange, both 0-0-0 (C01) 0-1 Alekhine's Gun
W Winter vs Alekhine, 1936 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Wch U20
Y Ramsingh vs Short, 1983 
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 79 in Starting Out: The French by Byron Jacobs
M Gurevich vs Short, 1990 
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 0-1
O Bernstein vs Bronstein, 1954 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 The K is a poor defender
F Benko vs M Czerniak, 1949
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Stockfish
Sliwa vs Botvinnik, 1956 
(C01) French, Exchange, 45 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 0-1
Z Mestrovic vs Portisch, 1971 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Moscow
Shabalov vs Vaganian, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Pomar Salamanca vs Alekhine, 1945  
(C01) French, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 He also traded w/Fredthebear
M Hermann vs Vaganian, 1992
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 0-1
F Braga vs Vaganian, 1992
(C01) French, Exchange, 50 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Smyslov vs Vaganian, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 47 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 0-1
Lagno vs Vaganian, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Paralysis
N Mannheimer vs Nimzowitsch, 1930  
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) · 0-1
D Menikos vs M Wiedenkeller, 2013 
(C01) French, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

This game is often attributed to Humphrey Bogart with the Black
P Limbos vs Klausner, 1929 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance Var (C02) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Capablanca vs L Paredes, 1901 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 0-1
M Traldi vs Brett Larsen, 2001 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance 6.a3 c4 ML (C02) 0-1 2-for-1 Rook, & N fork
D Provost vs K Spraggett, 1979 
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Q grabs P, K walks
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance 6.a3 a5 7.Bd3 Bd7 (C02) 0-1 Pesky Q shuffle
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1999 
(C02) French, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

French Def. Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 0-1 P sac, infiltrate
Stoltz vs Bronstein, 1952 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 0-1

"Corden Blue" (game of the day Mar-21-2016)
M Corden vs S Webb, 1978 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def. Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 0-1 Check yourself?!
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

G75'Botvinnik: One Hundred Selected Games' by Mikhail Botvinnik
Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. 5.Bb5 Nimzowitsch System (C02) 0-1
J S Mucklow vs E Williams, 1851 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

"With a Little Help from My French" (game of the day Aug-24-201
P Clarke vs Petrosian, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance 6.Be2 cxd4 (C02) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Shirov vs Ivanchuk, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 52 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 15.?
Grischuk vs Bareev, 2001 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (C02) 1-0
M Weiss vs J Noa, 1885
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Closed g-file grave
G Ustinov vs Bronstein, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Main Line (C02) 1/2-1/2 missed the mate
Svidler vs Vitiugov, 2012 
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Advance. ML 6.a3 f6 7.Be2 fxe5 (C02) 0-1
J Mehringer vs S Sigurjonsson, 2012
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Brilliancy
E Formanek vs J Bradford, 1979 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.a3 f6 ML (C02) 0-1Black owns both diagonals
S Kristjansson vs Caruana, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 0-1
J Sikora-Lerch vs P Cech, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance Var (C02) · 0-1
J G Nicholson vs S Fowler, 2006
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance Var (C02) · 0-1
T Sondergaard vs P H Nielsen, 2009 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch Attk (C02) 0-1 Stockfish notes
J Canepa vs Alekhine, 1938 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. ML 6.a3 c4 (C02) 0-1
Shabalov vs G Milicevic, 2009 
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. ML 6.a3 c4 (C02) 0-1
A Hadzimanolis vs Lputian, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 25 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance 5.a3 a5 6.Nf3 Qb6 (C02) 0-1
A Alekseeva vs L Kostiukova, 2009
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
A Giaccio vs A Rodriguez Vila, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def. Advance. 6.a3 f6 Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0
Adams vs Epishin, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.Be2 Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Strip the Qside
Y Marrero Lopez vs M Delgado Crespo, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 perpetual+ draw?
Shirov vs Semyon Lomasov, 2020 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Variation 7...b5!? (C02) 0-1
P Cafolla vs Ioana Miller, 2016 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1Open center, plenty of action
Carlsen vs C Hansen, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1
Grischuk vs Short, 2000 
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
S Guo-Yuthok vs R Ben Farahat, 2009
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
R Potze vs R D Miedema, 2007
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
D Kagramanov vs Shirov, 2009 
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
C Pace vs Short, 2008 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1
I Ivanov vs E J Gausel, 1994 
(C02) French, Advance, 12 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
A Giaccio vs A Rodriguez Vila, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
J Rosito vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1996
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Snare the wayward White Q
M Labra Carreno vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
W Hendriks vs Barsov, 2005
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) · 0-1
J Krivec vs N Aginian, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian-> French Def: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 f-file hit
D King vs G Buckley, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 White should prepare 0-0-0
G Hovens vs M Prusikin, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe 6.Be2 f6 (C02) 0-1 N sac, Bxf2+
Y Afek vs S Williams, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) · 0-1
L Gretarsdottir vs M Kludacz, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) · 0-1
L Rojas Keim vs A Rodriguez Vila, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Wade Var (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs Timoscenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) 0-1
Shabalov vs V Akobian, 2003
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) · 0-1
P Husted vs M Maros, 2009
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) · 0-1
N Ivell vs Karpov, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) 0-1 N double attack
D Veit vs G Name, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian Var (C02) 0-1
Grischuk vs Lputian, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 45 moves, 0-1

French Advance Lputian Var (C02) 0-1 tense, spectacular fight!
Sveshnikov vs V Moskalenko, 1987 
(C02) French, Advance, 46 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance. Lputian Var (C02) 0-1
J Bosch vs Lputian, 1999
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian Var (C02) 0-1
I Berzina vs Y Xu, 2008 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

"Robert's Rules" (game of the day Dec-15-2016)
Fischer vs R Byrne, 1965 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 1-0 Zwischenzug alters path
G Feher vs E Bricard, 1995 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Power Chess!
S Kristjansson vs Caruana, 2008 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Haberditz Var (C03) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Karpov vs J Enevoldsen, 1972 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Last move is Discovery and Double Attack with Back Rank threat
M Velcheva vs H Puuska, 2007 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Remove the Guard
E Prandstetter vs I Hausner, 2001 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 That's far enough!
Sokolsky vs Korchnoi, 1954 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1
V Magnusdottir vs J Schadd, 2014
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 1-0 Find the finish
C Yeuillaz vs P Vezzosi, 1991 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Def ML (C04) 0-1 Small tactics
Svidler vs Aronian, 2006 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 40 moves, 0-1

43rd USSR Championship (1975), Yerevan ARM, rd 11, Dec-??
Geller vs Vaganian, 1975 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 0-1
H Plasman vs A Riazantsev, 2001
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 0-1
J Penrose vs Huebner, 1972 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Defense ML (C04) 1-0Stockfish
Bronstein vs Szabo, 1948 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Closed (C05)0-1 Heavy Kside attack shifts Qside
R Filguth vs Korchnoi, 1979 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Black's Greek Gift
W Bialas vs Uhlmann, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Qside attack uses open b-file
Hydra vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

"Knightmare on Emm's Street" (game of the day Oct-14-2006)
J Emms vs S Williams, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Adams vs V Dimitrov, 1993 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Exchange Sac
D Rovner vs Tal, 1955 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

Reinfeld & Chernev, "Fireside Book of Chess", p.333
Spielmann vs Stoltz, 1930 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Ng5, Rf6 sacrifices
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1890 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1Fredthebear remembers
Hebden vs Gleizerov, 2001
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1
D Kolka vs Yiye Wang, 2015
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Don't look at her.
T Abrahamyan vs D Harika, 2015 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1938 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) · 0-1
A Fuentes vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1993
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Caution
I Pleci vs L Endzelins, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07)1-0 18.?
Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 B pair edge
J C Sterk vs S Landau, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch . Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0
Y Zinchenko vs M Bronowicki, 2009 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch Var. Open System (C07) � 0-1
Bronstein vs Gulko, 1968 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French, Tarrasch Var. Chistyakov Def (C07) 0-1 K walk
D Howell vs J Levitt, 2005 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Central P roller
Adams vs Bareev, 1991
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 0-1

French, Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1
A Medina Garcia vs Eliskases, 1953 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 0-1

French, Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1/2-1/2
Bronstein vs Petrosian, 1975
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1-0
Sax vs Vaganian, 1979 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

French, Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 Flurry!
V Kovalev vs R Edouard, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 1-0
Adams vs Wan Yunguo, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 1/2-1/2
U Kersten vs Andersson, 2006 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 28.? Action Ches
Levenfish vs M Yudovich Sr., 1933 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 31 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open ML (C09) 0-1 Three B sacs in this game
Panov vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 177 in Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Stein vs Spassky, 1967 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09) 1-0 Stockfish
Tal vs A Zaitsev, 1969 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 21 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09)1-0 K walk
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1971 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1/2-1/2
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

French, Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Geller vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

French Def 3.Nc3 Nc6 Advance (C10) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0 Sac attack!
A Reijnerwold vs T Krabbe, 1997 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal Var (C10) 1-0 Pillsbury's Mate links
K Berg vs P Zarnicki, 2004 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: 3.Nc3 Nc6 Normal?? 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C10) 0-1 unique
P L De Haseth vs Huebner, 1965 
(C10) French, 42 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Castle opposite; get there first
Mackenzie vs G Reichhelm, 1867 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Tactical counter attack artistry
Burn vs E Delmar, 1889 
(C10) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein Var (C10) 0-1 20...?
Boleslavsky vs Ufimtsev, 1944 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Sporting resignation
Kashdan vs H R Morris, 1936
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein (C10)0-1 N fork w/a discovered attk
J Klavins vs Tal, 1949 
(C10) French, 18 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) Smothered Mate
B Koester vs R Gralla, 1971 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Raid 7th rank
S J Solomon vs G West, 2009
(C10) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Notes
M Apicella vs A Belezky, 1998 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Black No Go
I Saric vs P Cech, 2006 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 6.Qe2 trap
Carlsen vs A Hobber, 2006 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

FR Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Both Black N's pinned
Tal vs M Strelkov, 1949 
(C10) French, 16 moves, 1-0

Game 62 in Chernev's 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
F S Blackall vs Christian, 1942 
(C10) French, 10 moves, 1-0

"Let There be Light" (game of the day Feb-22-2020)
I Nikolayev vs Eric Luce, 2010 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 0-1

"The Table Turns" (game of the day Jun-08-2005)
Fischer vs Benko, 1962 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Classical Burn (C11)1-0 Overworked P allows Q "windmill"
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Survive to thrive
Svidler vs A Riazantsev, 2008 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Game 15 in 'Pachman's Decisive Games' by Ludek Pachman
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1911  
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Classical. Burn. Morozevich Line(C11) 0-1 JHB Notes
G Marco vs Burn, 1895  
(C11) French, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Gligoric vs Portisch, 1964 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Kside crusher!
K McDonald vs M McLeieer, 1996
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Schlechter vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 0-1 Stockfish
Rauzer vs B Verlinsky, 1929 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

FR Classical. Burn Var, Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 P race, Q pin
Fischer vs W A Bills, 1964 
(C11) French, 51 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 1-0 Black gets burned
Topalov vs Bareev, 2002 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn (C11) 1-0 Greek gift seizes initiative
Yanofsky vs A Ismodes Dulanto, 1939 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exch (C11)0-1 W is cut-off; OCB+Rs EG
Chigorin vs E Delmar, 1889 
(C11) French, 135 moves, 0-1

French McCutcheon. Wolf Gambit 5.Nge2 (C12) 1-0 Chicago Simul
Alekhine vs E P Thorbjohnson, 1929 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 33 moves, 1-0

G49: Nezhmetdinov's Best Games of Chess by Rashid Nezhmetdinov
R Nezhmetdinov vs A Chistiakov, 1956 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 M60MG
Fischer vs Rossolimo, 1965 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 0-1 N saves the day!
Spielmann vs Vidmar, 1907 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 34 moves, 0-1

French McCutcheon. Grigoriev Var (C12) Fictional 5 Queens Game
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Wolf Gambit 10...Kf8 (C12) 0-1
G Xie vs J Cori, 2010 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 31 moves, 0-1

French McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
Lasker vs Showalter, 1899 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1/2-1/2 KEG notes!
Lasker vs Marshall, 1907 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: McCutcheon. Wolf Gambit (C12) 0-1Lasker notes
J W te Kolste vs Torre, 1925  
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def. McCutcheon. Exchange (C12) 1/2-AA's tournament book
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1924 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Breyer Var (C13) 0-1
S Nedeljkovic vs Gligoric, 1949 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0 Pins
Tal vs V Veders, 1951 
(C13) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0
Unzicker vs J H Donner, 1964
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

...like a crazy bloodthirsty mofo on fire!
Unzicker vs M Czerniak, 1954 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def Albin-Chatard Gambit 0-0-0s (C13) 0-1 Qside smash
Velimirovic vs D Antic, 1999
(C13) French, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 KEG annotates!
Winawer vs Von Scheve, 1901 
(C13) French, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Classical. General (C14) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Gunsberg vs Burn, 1887 
(C14) French, Classical, 44 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Vukovic Mate
J Moeller vs H L Jonsson, 1901 
(C14) French, Classical, 38 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Smashing Arabian #
Lasker / Maroczy vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Alapin (C14) 0-1 Which Q inflicts the most?
Browne vs A Taha, 1972 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Pollock Var (C14) 0-1
K Walbrodt vs Albin, 1895
(C14) French, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Pollock Var (C14) 0-1 Stockfish
O Bernstein vs Lasker, 1934 
(C14) French, Classical, 44 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 Helsinki
A Tarnowski vs M Czerniak, 1952
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 Greek gift & more
Van der Wiel vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 0-1

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

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C14) 0-1 Rook roller of sorts
E Inarkiev vs Morozevich, 2003 
(C14) French, Classical, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C14) 0-1 P drops
J Jackova vs M Socko, 2007 
(C14) French, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 Gibraltar
R Felgaer vs Ni Hua, 2008
(C14) French, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 Orlando
S Vibbert vs J Regam, 2011
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) · 1-0
Ding Yixin vs Zhang Xiaowen, 2010 
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Tarrasch Var (C14) 0-1 Historical notes
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1887  
(C14) French, Classical, 41 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Tarrasch Var (C14) 1-0 New York
W Adams vs Kashdan, 1940 
(C14) French, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein (C14) 0-1 Weak back rank
S J Szpisjak vs O Adu, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Greek gift fails
L Asztalos vs Spielmann, 1931
(C14) French, Classical, 22 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 0-1 A lovely shot!
J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 0-1 Qside passer
A Dueckstein vs Uhlmann, 1956 
(C15) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 0-1

Best game prize 1980 olympics. Amazing King Chase
A J Mestel vs N Renman, 1980 
(C15) French, Winawer, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 208 in The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein
L E Cuevas vs Bronstein, 1993 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Fingerslip Var Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 0-1 Sly
Boleslavsky vs Bronstein, 1950 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 0-1 Deflect the Knight
Tal vs H Karner, 1971 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 1-0 Pin, Royal Fork Mate!
I A Nataf vs B Ostenstad, 2004 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 0-1A snack for Fredthebear
Gufeld vs Furman, 1967 
(C15) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0
Yu Yangyi vs Vitiugov, 2012 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0
Yu Yangyi vs T Duong, 2013
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer G (C15) 1-0 Notes by BFischer
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1970  
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0 Remove the guard
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(C15) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0 34.?
B Savchenko vs A Pakhomov, 2017 
(C15) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 0-1 Lost minor
Fischer vs V Kovacevic, 1970 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

"Not so Gooding" (game of the day Dec-29-2005)
Lasker vs A M Gooding, 1908 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 0-1 Exch Sac
Tseshkovsky vs Smyslov, 1976
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer Advance (C16) 0-1 16 yr old drops pawns
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1959 
(C16) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 0-1
M I Situru vs Vaganian, 1996
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1995  
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 0-1 King Hunt!
Ljubojevic vs Anand, 1992 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1 40...?
Velimirovic vs Szabo, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1 Notes by Ray Keene
F Olafsson vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C16) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 0-1

C16 1-0 29 The Immortal Swedish Correspondence Game
A Sundin vs Erik Andersson, 1964 
(C16) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 159 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Fine vs Botvinnik, 1938  
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Stockfish notes
L Steiner vs Kashdan, 1930
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 31 moves, 1-0

French, Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Q forks loose pieces
B Laurent vs J Flamant, 2011
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 0-1
J Ayza Ballester vs A Rodriguez Vila, 2006
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 1-0 More like a king jig
Shirov vs Plaskett, 1992 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

K Chase Featuring Q's Zig Zag Maneuver
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Ten checks to zero.
Ivkov vs Portisch, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 164: The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
C H Alexander vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Where is the Black K going?
J Cuartas Medina vs M Arribas, 2012
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 0-1 Another K walk away
Diez del Corral vs Petrosian, 1969 
(C18) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 K charge!
P Dubinin vs Petrosian, 1950 
(C18) French, Winawer, 46 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 0-1 B Interpose w/Check
Movsesian vs A Istratescu, 2012 
(C18) French, Winawer, 53 moves, 0-1

"Oll's Well That Ends Well" (game of the day Dec-20-2008)
Oll vs Ulibin, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
A van den Berg vs Keene, 1973  
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 0-1

"Blind Faith" (game of the day Mar-16-2018)
A Planinc vs D Baretic, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 45 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Classical Var (C18) 1-0 Qside entry
Kavalek vs U Geller, 1971 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

"Hook, Line, and Stinker" (game of the day Jul-19-2017)
Fischer vs W Hook, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Pin city
Stefansson vs E Hedman, 2002 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Vocaturo vs T Hillarp Persson, 2009 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Gueridon #
Carlsen vs H Willumsen, 2004 
(C18) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Classical (C18) 0-1Ultra centralization, Pawn roller
Hort vs Petrosian, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 1-0 Heavy pieces swarm
Motylev vs Y Linik, 2016
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 1-0 Surprise B sac opens chain
Stein vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Classical Var (C18) · 1-0
Stein vs R Byrne, 1967 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 0-1 intermezzo
S Sulskis vs V Gasthofer, 2003 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 1-0 kNight robs the pin
Nijboer vs Timman, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Stockfish
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1994 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1 27...?
Sax vs I Farago, 1973 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Winawer 7.Nf3 Positional (C19) 0-1 Black Q penetrates
C Briscoe vs S Williams, 2007 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1 Fredthebear share
P Nikac vs M Apicella, 2007
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

Johan Hellsten's, "Mastering Chess Strategy".
Stein vs S Schweber, 1966 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 46 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1 Minors rule
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1944 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1/2-1/2
Suetin vs Ivkov, 1963
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1/2-1/2
Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1
F Jenni vs Caruana, 2006 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Bg7 Fio (B31) 1-0 Q+ &fork B
Adams vs N Studer, 2020 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Lubosh Kavalek calls it "an instant classic"
E Berg vs Bareev, 2005 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Blind Swine can't do
Kamsky vs D Pruess, 2005 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 14.?
A Muzychuk vs Tan Zhongyi, 2017 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 N Discovered+
E Blomqvist vs F Englert, 2014 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 24 in 'Fire on Board, Part 2: 1997-2004' by Alexey Shirov
Shirov vs Topalov, 2000 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 Black controls open diag
M Martinez vs L B Hansen, 2007
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C11) 1-0 26.?
I Saric vs M Gurevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1
Granda Zuniga vs M Narciso Dublan, 2016
(C11) French, 30 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Castle opposite
K Yang vs V Akobian, 2015
(C11) French, 43 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Youth
F Matijevic vs Z Mammadov, 2012 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 32.?
K McDonald vs N Rosenthal, 2011 
(C11) French, 33 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1
D Frolyanov vs A Riazantsev, 2003
(C11) French, 45 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Giveway
Sivokho vs Nikolenko, 2005 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 blitz
Karjakin vs D Andreikin, 2010 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

French Def: Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 PINS! Notes by Stockfish.
Kamsky vs Ding Liren, 2011 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C11)1-0 Pile on the pin
J Gallagher vs Korchnoi, 2006 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Bishop game changers
Tarrasch vs W Cohn, 1880 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 28.?
T Physick vs S Passmore, 1900 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

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

French Steinitz Gledhill Attack (C11) 0-1 Double on the 2nd
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C11) 1-0 30.?
G Benini vs A Reggio, 1911 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 1-0 Bs criss-cross #
Ganguly vs Nakamura, 2006 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 23 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1 King's prison!
N Shukh vs E Najer, 2010 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 65 moves, 0-1

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0!
K Spraggett vs R Bedard, 1972 
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Breyer Var (C13) 1-0Back row
D Tweeddale vs F Hebert, 1947 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 0-1Rs to the rescue
Spielmann vs J van den Bosch, 1935 
(C13) French, 22 moves, 0-1

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

FR Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
Pachman vs Eckert, 1940 
(C13) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 0-1Sideways Gueridon #
Lasker vs J Sargent, 1891 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Richter Attack(C13) 1-0Greek gift, Deflection
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

KIA Qe2 vs French dxe4, Bb7 (C00) 1-0 Mate in Four
Y Zhou vs A Hill, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

G Hellman vs Yanofsky, 1939
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1944 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

J Terho vs K Ruben, 1927 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

G Mirijanian vs R Wetzell, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 0-1 27...?
H Steiner vs Tartakower, 1946 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 0-1

French Winawer by namesake (C15) 0-1 Well-timed checks
Winawer vs De Vere, 1870 
(C15) French, Winawer, 16 moves, 0-1

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