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The Story of the 1001 Queens.
Compiled by syracrophy
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Two queens VS a queen, a rook, a knight and a bishop
F Delay vs O Renet, 1988 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Alekhine can't live without his "wife"...
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Capa and Alekhine loves to use two ladies at the same time...!
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Hey ladies, take it easy, stop fighting and lets make the peace
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another lady will get in the talk, but has to go quickly...
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Karpov's ladies are beatiful, but Korchnoi's rook is brutal...
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

I don't need a woman if I have united pieces...
D Rajkovic vs Z Jeraj, 1989 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Two queen...nah! just a queen and a knight are needed...
Jasnikowski vs F Borkowski, 1988 
(E73) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

That queens may be strong but the bishop+knight weak 'em...
C Depasquale vs P Chan, 1986 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

The ladies have the power to make dance even the most shy king
L Hazai vs L Karsa, 1976 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

sometimes are good the "ladies" that get offered to everyone
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Too much ladies to lie with...
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Too much ladies for just one monarch...
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 46 moves, 0-1

my lovely wife...you have failed me...now I'm dying...
Ljubojevic vs Gulko, 1989 
(A10) English, 72 moves, 1-0

A funny dance between three Queens.
Boleslavsky vs Kasparian, 1947 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 89 moves, 1-0

Hey ladies, give the king a "very lovely hug"...
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

World Champions always loves the "strongest" queens...
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

The queens may be the strongest, but the boss is the priority
B Belopolsky vs B Kogan, 1984 
(B30) Sicilian, 57 moves, 1-0

Four queens, but an agonizing king...
Sliwa vs O'Kelly, 1954 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1-0

Four queens, but white's bishop will be decisive...
R Korsunsky vs Kasparov, 1976 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

French beauties...
Kasparov vs Lautier, 1994 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Never let three girls get born at the same...
K Kokolias vs F Sigalas, 2005 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

what's the use of two "women guardians" if their king's dying?
G Minchev vs K Kolev, 1991 
(A36) English, 37 moves, 1-0

My wife will die, but her assasin will go with her...
Alekhine vs NN, 1936 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

let those babies get born...they will be my victory...
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2006 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 55 moves, 0-1

how to get rid of your lady to gain a better privilege...
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Ladies can't penetrate all fortresses...
A Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

...The other pieces will do the rest...
E Vladimirov vs A V Kharitonov, 1977 
(A06) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

let's get more ladies with the help of the en passant...
Kudrin vs R Douven, 1989 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 51 moves, 1-0

The three united pawns have to make a miracle...
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

A hungry lady VS three brave pieces
A Artidiello vs Onischuk, 2004 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 34 moves, 0-1

let the king asphyxiate himself, my lady...
Muller vs NN, 1928 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

whatever white does, a lady will reborn...
Loyd vs de Riviere, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 50 moves, 0-1

A "hanging" lady...
W Watson vs M Stangl, 1998 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

The story of the lady that always returned and weaks back ranks
Sliwa vs Stoltz, 1953 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Hey white, it's a draw or your "new" queen
V Titenko vs Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

No, queen! Stay in the corner...!
Leko vs Bareev, 2003 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

28...Qxd1+!! and 29...fxg2, and "it's curtains down"...
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

The queen's sacred dance in the kingside in the King's Gambit
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

34.Rxe1??....its not always good to accept the ladies...
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

I'm offering you, my lady, for the mate on g7...
A Aaberg vs A Baena, 2006 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

the queen for a pawn, and also giving mate with a pawn...
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Tartakower's wife: the best dancer I've ever seen...!
M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

the latter of my lady...
Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior, 2001 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 69 moves, 0-1

the dancing of the lady to take the other lady off the board
Keene vs S Kerr, 1979  
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

let's go zig-zag-ing back and finally the queen will fall
J F Barry vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Checkmate to the lady...
I Saren vs Larsen, 1973 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

More ladies to come...
Korchnoi vs Yusupov, 1998 
(A26) English, 61 moves, 1-0

the checkmated queen...!
L Sepulveda vs M C B Acevedo, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

free the queen or free your king...
A Gibaud vs F Lazard, 1924 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 4 moves, 0-1

Pawnslaught...and more ladies...
F J Lee vs H Shoosmith, 1904 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

The try of a perpetual is sometimes just a try...!
J Schwarz vs Csank, 1890 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 0-1

African ladies...
F Mandizha vs D Amini, 2005 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 78 moves, 0-1

23...Qg3!!
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

27...Qf2!!
Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1

22.Qxf4!!
Carlos Torre vs N Banks, 1924 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

42...Nxc3 43.Qf5++
Carlos Torre vs Kupchik, 1925
(A53) Old Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

the reborn of the Granda Lady
Granda Zuniga vs L Rojas, 2004 
(D77) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, 32 moves, 1-0

Julio's ladies are more than Yasser's
Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

45.Qfd4??...Moving the wrong lady! (Correct was 46.Qcd4!)
Chigorin vs Blackburne, 1898 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

23...Qxf4+!! (24.Kxf4 Bh6++)
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

A lady sacrifices the queen? No! The queen sacrifices the lady!
A Skripchenko vs Fressinet, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

16...bxc2!!
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

31...Qxf1+!! uses the power of the b3-pawn
Von Bardeleben vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

33.Bc3!!
Alekhine vs L Litov, 1915 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

39.Qd7!! (39...Qxd7 40.Rf8++)
Duras vs H Wolf, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Ladies Night A-Ward-s
C Ward vs Hebden, 2006 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

35...Rb4!! and offering to reborn the great lady
R Bertholee vs Judit Polgar, 1990 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 43 moves, 0-1

33...Qg4!! Queen sac will "Burn" the white pieces!
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

29...Qxd5!! "Black-burns"
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

32.Qxe7+!!
Korchnoi vs A Petersons, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

A Queen that sacrifices her queen...
A Dimovski vs Zhao Xue, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

25.Qb5!!, 26.Qxb6!! and 36.Qb8!
I Morovic vs Beliavsky, 1985 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 36 moves, 1-0

The Shocker
Kraussold vs Volt, 1921 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

37.Qxf6+!!
I Nepomniachtchi vs A Volodin, 2006 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

39...Qxh3+!! (40.Kxh3 (or gxh3) Rh1#)
D Kosic vs S Cvetkovic, 1994 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Casper, the ghost, and the four ladies
Casper vs Heckert, 1975 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Don't cross the Lein!
A Lein vs Joel Benjamin, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

32.Qxf6+!!
C Lutz vs Ftacnik, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

The wild fight of the ladies
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

The lady goes punished to the corner!
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

A moment of silence after a thunder just announces another!
R Antonio vs T Dao, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

A Petrosian Queen sac - can't blame Filip for not expecting it!
Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

It's not only about WHO sacs the Queen but who sacs her BETTER!
Seirawan vs E Lobron, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

A Shomoev vs R Mamedov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Petrosian's Dancing Queen
B Andersen vs Petrosian, 1960 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 29 moves, 0-1

Burn vs O Chajes, 1911 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 115 moves, 1-0

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