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KKW's 'Unorthodox chess opening moves'
Compiled by KKW
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This game collection is full of weird and unothodox opening moves. Enjoy!

Knights on the rim are dim? NO!
G Minchev vs O Santana, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 76 moves, 1-0

Some Sokolsky
Tartakower vs Reti, 1919 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Knights on the rim are dim? YES!
Pillsbury vs E Chatard, 1900 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

f3 anyone?
N Xanthopoulos vs N Karlis, 2001 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 0-1

The mutated Sicilian
P Szabo vs P R Scott, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen goes outdoors on move 2
V Kaurdakov vs N Nebylitsin, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Nh6 and f6: 0-1
J Matynia vs L Day, 1966 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

The irrisitable Knight move: Nh3
H Kallio vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2001 
(A81) Dutch, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hanging Knight on a3: lost
H Czarnowski vs E D'Andre, 1867 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

Bishop before Knights in the opening!
Lietsch vs Van Minden, 1957 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Morphy's little pawn push
Morphy vs NN, 1848 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Grob reversed?
N McInnes vs B de Cat, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Christiansen's christmas present to Sajid: some tempi and a win
T Christiansen vs I Sajid, 2004 
(B20) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Queen outing number 2
V David vs G Kacheishvili, 2001 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

The 'rook pawn defence': trouble
E Ghaem Maghami vs R Bancod, 2004 
(A10) English, 23 moves, 1-0

The rook pawn with a win!
M Berlyant vs K G Shirazi, 1990
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

3...f6 Caro-Kann?
E Cravens vs Curt Jensen, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 8 moves, 0-1

Fool's mate!
Van Kessel vs Rensen, 1990 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 3 moves, 0-1

3. Na3: 0-1
G Franchini vs S Mikheev, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

2. Qh5!!!?
E Treger vs S Agaian, 2003 
(B20) Sicilian, 68 moves, 0-1

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