Tal hip-tosses Gurgenidze one time too many. Gurgi yields.
Tal vs Gurgenidze, 1968
(B15) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0
A concert of movement; Listen to the music as you play through
J Mieses vs Reshevsky, 1935
(B15) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 0-1
Master Bezaleel pushes to victory.
A Caveney vs N Bezaleel, 2002
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1
Watch the Black king stick out his jaw, Queenside-bound.
C H Alexander vs Flohr, 1933
(B10) Caro-Kann, 67 moves, 0-1
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1907
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1
"One move at a time", people. That is why the game is great.
Panov vs V Makogonov, 1937
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0
E Torre vs Timman, 1982
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1
Watch the pawn chain bind up Alekhine's opponent.
Alekhine vs Biriukoff, 1933
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0
"Old School" battle!
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0
You just have to see this!
Z Radojevic vs Bagirov, 1973
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 13 moves, 0-1
Knights in Capa's control versus bishops led by Fine and team.
Capablanca vs Manhattan, 1931
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1
Looking at Two Knights' Defense [C55] through Steintz' eyes.
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0
Push and pull, force the opponent, as Rossolimo did.
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0
Take the queen off --pull the king into a corridor of doom!
Falkbeer vs Bird, 1856
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0
When your momentum is unstoppable, win the game.
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1
In the end, is a bishop enough to counter 3 center pawns?
Maroczy vs Von Gottschall, 1905
(C14) French, Classical, 96 moves, 1-0
The bishops rule here in this battle.
E Liu vs A Vospernik, 2001
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 87 moves, 1-0
Ending forces a powerful question from Zhong Zhang
Leitao vs Zhong Zhang, 2004
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0
1956, Arthur B has his chance to take down future king.
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1956
(E78) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, with Be2 and Nf3, 33 moves, 1-0
A battle of different armies brings a win for white.
A Pomar Salamanca vs Ljubojevic, 1974
(C47) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0
The door closes on the Black Bishop; white runs the open board.
Staunton vs Bristol, 1841
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0
Bishops and queen take the white king's squares, and mate.
D Chmulev vs D Posohov, 2002
(A80) Dutch, 29 moves, 0-1
A violent game. Alexandra forces some tough decisions. Watch!
H Richards vs Kosteniuk, 2004
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 0-1
Matt Murdoch the Daredevil would have been proud of Georges...
Colle vs Koltanowski, 1924
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1
The deadliness of Discovered Attacks is explored by Alekhine.
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1
Castle long, you say? See Short go long!
Short vs Ljubojevic, 1987
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0
Black's knight looks ahead to check and fork - white shakes!
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1
This is how Masters play to win.
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0
Strong questions by Black in the second half of the game.
T Kosintseva vs Yurtaev, 2002
(C41) Philidor Defense, 56 moves, 0-1
Aggressive, Garry K runs headlong after Gata K
Kasparov vs Kamsky, 1993
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0
This is why running backwards doesn't work well for Black.
L Day vs K H Maeder, 1970
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0
Tal vs Geller, 1964
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0
Bishop closes lanes---black rooks aim for mate!
E Prandstetter vs Hort, 1984
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1
Stahlberg vs A Becker, 1944
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 48 moves, 1-0
L Day vs J A Rubinetti, 1980
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 51 moves, 1-0
Oll vs Smirin, 1983
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0
Unzicker vs L A Sanchez, 1952
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 0-1
Lucena's position shows up to haunt Alekhine in 1926.
Alekhine vs Gilg, 1926
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 67 moves, 0-1
Black's attack in the Budapest is stripped away...temporarily
F Vallejo Pons vs A Romero Holmes, 2002
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0
With W R+Q onboard, black kp threatens mate!
Miles vs Short, 1979
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1
The black king gets pushed downfield --8th rank casket.
Ivanchuk vs Onischuk, 2005
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0
Practice your knight's tour. It could come in handy.
W Kobese vs R A Barton, 2005
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1-0
Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0
V Yemelin vs Karpov, 2006
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 29 moves, 0-1
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0
Botvinnik vs Tartakower, 1936
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0
Electing not to castle, Aggressive acquisition of space.
J I M Grant vs S Knott, 2006
(A16) English, 53 moves, 1-0
Kotov vs N Kopilov, 1949
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0
Nice tactic to end the battle. Pull away or lose!
Tian Tian vs Koneru, 2002
(C42) Petrov Defense, 59 moves, 0-1
Crossed lines of action on the f-file and e8-h5 diag.
G Hernandez Guerrero vs Y Hernandez, 2003
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0
Queenside battle comes with boldness, momentum builds.
Korchnoi vs S Tatai, 1982
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0
E D'Andre vs Winawer, 1867
(A03) Bird's Opening, 59 moves, 0-1
Pawns march like soldiers here. Team work, folks.
S Collins vs Flear, 2001
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 0-1
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0
Fighting spirit is strong here.
K Burger vs J M Hodgson, 1983
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1
Beginners could learn here that there is a time to resign.
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1
White gets pushed into Anastasia's Mate. Nice.
I Poulsen vs A Christiansen, 1981
(A22) English, 31 moves, 0-1
Svidler vs Kasparov, 1997
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0