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Best Kingside Attacks I've ever seen
Compiled by ArmyBuddy
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I've always had trouble cracking open my opponent's kingside as white. So I've assembled a collection of my favorite games demonstrating how to sac pieces and scatter pawns that guard the king from his inevitable demise.


A Alavkin vs V Diu, 2002 
(C48) Four Knights, 29 moves, 1-0

I think I fell for this before
P Sternberg vs C Bloodgood, 1959 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 0-1

g4 is the shizznick!
C Bloodgood vs B Brown, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Smothered mate
C Bloodgood vs B Evans, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Double Rook Sac
NN vs Burn, 1866 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

Reti vs Breyer, 1913 
(C13) French, 30 moves, 1-0

Suetin vs Uhlmann, 1967 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

Quinteros vs R Henley, 1976 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

L Piasetski vs V Kovacevic, 1977
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 23 moves, 0-1

B Yankovich vs Chigorin, 1900
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Larsen vs Najdorf, 1968 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Robert Miller vs A Mounib, 1992
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

R Moor vs R Ekstroem, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

Dreev vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

H Erdogan vs P Makoli, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 59 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs R Felgaer, 2004 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 63 moves, 1-0

A Kveinys vs Speelman, 2002 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs Winants, 1993 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 1-0

A Kveinys vs Van Wely, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 33 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Eckert, 1940 
(C13) French, 24 moves, 1-0

N Gaprindashvili vs R Servaty, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

M Brunoehler vs K Richter, 1941 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Queenside RR sac
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

Nice breakthrough
Geller vs H Liebert, 1970 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1-0

Bxh7+
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Showalter vs Burn, 1900 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Koehnlein, 1904 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

K Rosenkrantz vs S Izbinsky, 1909
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 72 moves, 1-0

K Pahl vs C Deissner, 1920
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Lisitsin vs Krogius, 1949 
(A04) Reti Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Szabo vs Gligoric, 1965
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 53 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs C Holst, 1991 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs J W Loyte, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

M Petrov vs S Soylu, 2001 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 29 moves, 1-0

O Lemmers vs D Luminet, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

M Paragua vs J Goh, 2004 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

...Bxh2+
Bibikov vs Y Neishtadt, 1946 
(C59) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

P Ricardi vs G Milos, 1988
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 40 moves, 0-1

I Almasi vs Sutovsky, 1992
(B33) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

J Gonzalez Garcia vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Double Bishop Sacs
Privalov vs V Malaniuk, 1974 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 15 moves, 0-1

J L Arnason vs Dreev, 1990 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

A Blees vs J R Markus, 1991 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Blackburne vs J Minckwitz, 1881 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Blackburne vs Mr. L, 1886  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

A Becker vs Spielmann, 1926 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Koltanowski vs M Defosse, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Kupreichik vs G Danner, 1966 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

W W Young vs R Puckett, 1962 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

V Faibisovich vs A Reshko, 1972 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Timman vs I Radulov, 1972 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

F Braga vs Grun, 1988 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Hartston vs Portisch, 1974 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

Popovych vs J Horton, 1969
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Marjanovic vs C Baljon, 1973 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 29 moves, 1-0

N Gamboa vs Blatny, 1996 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

L Filatov vs S F Mayer, 2000 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs Gelfand, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

M Salman vs S Yusubalieva, 2001
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

S Aakel vs R Bougayou, 2001
(C25) Vienna, 38 moves, 1-0

N Dzagnidze vs V Papadopoulou, 2001
(A48) King's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

R Crefcoeur vs M De Smet, 2000
(C46) Three Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

Kasimdzhanov vs A Lesiege, 2000 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Rublevsky vs G Chepukaitis, 2001 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Lahno vs E Andreev, 2003 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 28 moves, 1-0

Pacman gets eaten!
J Lechtynsky vs Pachman, 1968 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 1-0

Beautiful game by beautiful women
K Rybenko vs Kosteniuk, 1996 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Janowski's finest
Janowski vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Another queenside attack
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

weakened back rank
Kramer vs Ruster, 1926 
(A16) English, 20 moves, 1-0

Two queens
Shirov vs A Hauchard, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Brilliant Ruy Lopez
D King vs D Howell, 2003 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

E Delmar vs NN, 1898 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Spielmann games
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 19 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Von Scheve vs Spielmann, 1907
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs C L C Dekker, 1934 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Leonhardt vs Spielmann, 1906 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs Duras, 1907 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Bogoljubov, 1932 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Swiderski vs Spielmann, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

The Great Swindler, Marshall
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

Marshall vs R Short, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Marshall vs W Napier, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

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