Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0
As the game comes down to King + pawns, what plans do you make?
G A Thomas vs Spielmann, 1923
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1-0
Loewenthal vs Morphy, 1858
(C42) Petrov Defense, 80 moves, 0-1
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1
Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933
(A84) Dutch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2
To lose as black, right at the end, there, must hurt.
Bronstein vs H Dobosz, 1976
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0
Can you play the rook + pawns ending from here? Why draw?
I Bilek vs Hort, 1962
(A56) Benoni Defense, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2
Interference plays a role in this battle. Take small, lose big!
Korchnoi vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0
Care to bid on this position?
L Busquets vs N Davies, 1991
(B27) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1
N MacLeod vs Showalter, 1889
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1
Lahno vs E Paehtz, 2004
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0
Internet connections give us this battle of humans v machine.
Deep Fritz vs Germany, 2001
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 71 moves, 0-1
This pawn advance looks dangerous, but is it?
Anand vs Shirov, 2000
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0
Been here before? Black bishop v 3 pawns. Who wins?
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1912
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1
Scandi raises its head, and Center Counter asks questions!
C Spencer vs A Gonzalez, 2004
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0
Y Rudnev vs E Sapojnikov, 2001
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 48 moves, 1-0
Spassky vs D Ciric, 1962
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 29 moves, 1-0
Larsen vs Kavalek, 1970
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 1-0
R Rolfsen vs E Henriksen, 2001
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0
White wrestles upfield with the gambetto.
Spielmann vs Leonhardt, 1912
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0
J A Rios Camacho vs A Garcia Luque, 2002
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 0-1
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1990
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 66 moves, 0-1
Jump in anytime, folks--handle this OTB.
N Davies vs J Daudzvardis, 1990
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 0-1
White expands her territory and destroys the queenside castle.
Skripchenko vs A Elamri, 2005
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0
Try this Trompowsky on for size.
Z Fayvinov vs Sherzer, 1994
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1
Look at this final position. Novice eyes are made stronger.
Simagin vs Smyslov, 1946
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 0-1
Knight and bishop patrol closed fence along center.
Bagirov vs A Novopashin, 1963
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2
Georges uses the force against a team and takes the challenge!
Koltanowski vs Janssens / van Geyt, 1936
(B10) Caro-Kann, 37 moves, 1-0
Koltanowski vs A Perez Abreu, 1939
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 16 moves, 1-0
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 2005
(A15) English, 44 moves, 0-1
A pin punishes Georgia IM, and Hikaru rolls the point.
Nakamura vs S Muhammad, 2004
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0
Is this a gentleman's draw, or can you extract something new?
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1907
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2
After 32...Bxa3, K + N + 3P versus K + 4P + B. Open board.
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1907
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 0-1
Afte 51. Kh6 the pawn march is too much for the black bishop.
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1951
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0
N + 3P vs N + 3P--white king is centered, WN on rim.
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1854
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 0-1
Hort vs E Prandstetter, 1979
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0
E Lobron vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1987
(A14) English, 57 moves, 0-1
Should I aim to keep the rook at move 34, or trade them off?
Sellman vs E Delmar, 1880
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1-0
Find a better move for black at 46...
Bird vs J Mason, 1889
(A03) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0
J M Hanham vs Chigorin, 1889
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 0-1
A Stefanova vs T Vasilevich, 2004
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0
Polugaevsky vs Kavalek, 1982
(E12) Queen's Indian, 73 moves, 1-0
Valery takes a stand against KID. Thanks, Irah, for game.
Salov vs Lputian, 1987
(A48) King's Indian, 58 moves, 1-0
Play from 30...Kf6. What are the best ideas from here?
J M Hodgson vs D Norwood, 1989
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 0-1
Anderssen vs Blackburne, 1873
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1
Black queen is hunted, but is she caught?
Timman vs Korchnoi, 1982
(A17) English, 27 moves, 1-0
De Vere vs Steinitz, 1867
(A10) English, 76 moves, 0-1
Simple puzzle: what comes next?
Spassky vs V Osnos, 1963
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0
N Rashkovsky vs Gulko, 1985
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0
Pham Minh Hoang vs M Bodrogi, 1999
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 33 moves, 1-0
H Erdogan vs B Yildiz, 2004
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 51 moves, 1-0
R Kruis vs C van Dongen, 2001
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 80 moves, 0-1
Jaenisch vs Shumov, 1850
(B20) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0