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chess strategems viii - under construction
Compiled by gauer
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Arabian Mate - on the side of the board, not the corner!
J Robey vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

two advanced connected outside Pawns beat a Knight
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

double-half-cross-pin
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

fortress turned prison
K Maslak vs C Balogh, 2007 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 63 moves, 1-0

R sack earns pure mate, or, wins the Queen with mate
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

phabulous phortresses
Robert E Byrne vs Kotov, 1954 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

trapping twin French Queens - women in the Iron Mask
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Orthodox ideas
Maroczy vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

27 c5!!
Von Bardeleben vs J Mieses, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

zig-zag
Furman vs Kholmov, 1963 
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Passed Pawn Power-house
Keres vs Hromadka, 1937 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

a fallen Rook becomes excess to Marshall's cigar
J Esser vs Marshall, 1911 
(C15) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 0-1

three roads to stalemate
Portisch vs L Lengyel, 1964 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

edge-file stalemate
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

fortress
A E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

phully phortiphied pin
C Pilnick vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

marvelous King march
I Naumkin vs Khalifman, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

escape to a secret hide-out
Chigorin vs H Caro, 1898 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

terror on the dark squares
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

a parade of the Majors
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

a hunting of a King
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

King of the 7 Seas sails forth in 7 moves, to tie down the sail
A Muffang vs Weenink, 1927 
(B83) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

hide-n-seek anyone? Tag! You're it...
Miles vs J Veerman, 1986 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 moves, 1-0

Break-n-Entry: a flee for refuge in the Court of the Opposition
Menchik vs J Aguilera Bernabe, 1929 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

the Immortal Counter-Check Game
Karjakin vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 0-1

a sacrifice on parade
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

the Ladies learn the Muzio, but are left with only a Queen
Blackburne vs Grube / Burnett, 1871  
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit, refined
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1825 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

move 17: a meeting of four Knights gives black a Queen tour
Radjabov vs Kramnik, 2007 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

R & trio connected vs R & trio connected equals equal
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

interesting Pawn chain wall at move 34 with Rook-file lever
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E92) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

black builds his untouchable Tower beside Irish Pawn Wall
Dufresne vs A J de Koning, 1867 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

Greco Gambit
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1896 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 1-0

notes by Lasker: the Greek Gift
Steinitz vs Schlechter, 1895  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

to catch a thief
Pillsbury vs J M Hanham, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

reverse salient pawn structure disengages the wedge
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2007 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

fortress
Reti vs Carls, 1925 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 1-0

awesome Pawn chain at move 30
Morphy vs S Boden, 1858 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

fabulous Pawn chains
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1851 
(A10) English, 94 moves, 0-1

Immortal Kingside Attack
Bird vs Horwitz, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

Steel King
Horwitz vs C Stanley, 1861 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

not quite the Winawer...
C Stanley vs Horwitz, 1861 
(C26) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

Greco Gambit
Horwitz vs Staunton, 1851 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

Central Quartgrip
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1849 
(A21) English, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Pawn Centre vs Dutch Defence
Harrwitz vs Horwitz, 1849 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

exciting Pawn march ending
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1849 
(A21) English, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

how not to defend vs the Ponziani
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

a birth of the King's Indian
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Sack of Rome - no white pillars will hold up the Acropolis
Horwitz vs Kieseritzky, 1846 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 55 moves, 0-1

test the Ponziani
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

150 year-old Scotch
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

(Boden's Q sac, pair of Bs) + R -> Barber snips hair of Samson
A Artidiello vs D Freeman, 2001 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

caught in the Cotter
Anderssen vs NN, 1861
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

stalemate!
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

the Great Escape - Stalemated by the King
Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

famous Rook ending
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1936 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

Battle for the f5 square
C H Alexander vs Pachman, 1947 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 41 moves, 1-0

Kingside Attack Battery
Capablanca vs T A Carter, 1909 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Horowitz weaves a mating net
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

Pawn levers in action - a Diagonal splits the board apart
Pirc vs I A Horowitz, 1950 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

Play the Benoni
Reshevsky vs I A Horowitz, 1955 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

fortress
I A Horowitz vs R Levenstein, 1933
(A04) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

thirty man fortress
I A Horowitz vs R Willman, 1933
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rooks lifted to 7th -> King-march dodges checks; opens battery
F Reinfeld vs S L Thompson, 1927 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

discovery
Charousek vs Englander, 1894 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Rooks send the pawns on a march
Flamberg vs Breyer, 1914 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 0-1

back-rank Bishop deployment
Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1862 
(B27) Sicilian, 52 moves, 0-1

power of the open file
Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Classical Kingside Attack - P cover demolition -> battery mates
Pillsbury vs Burn, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Kingside Attack from the Queenside Stonewall
Pillsbury vs Schlechter, 1895  
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

the false pin
Von Popiel vs H E Atkins, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 37 moves, 1-0

Bobby demonstrates the Kingside Spanish Attack plan
Fischer vs Benko, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

Kingside Attack
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

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

storming the fortress
Schlechter vs Duras, 1910 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 109 moves, 0-1

3 ... a6 in its early throes
E Rousseau vs C Stanley, 1845 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

King takes shelter on wrong side of Pawn shield
Portisch vs Pinter, 1984 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

The Tables Turned
Morphy vs T W Barnes, 1859 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

mating net in the Urusov Game
H P Schlemm vs S Wranay, 1872 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

So hungry, this K eats one too many horseys
G Oskam vs Grosjean, 1930
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

prison raid
Spielmann vs S Landau, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Prisoner's Dilemma - to accept or to not accept
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

Birth of a Nation - Peasants revolt, French Revolution Arrives!
Spielmann vs C L C Dekker, 1934 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

unusual P structure remains at move twenty
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(A80) Dutch, 46 moves, 0-1

fortress
Y Stepak vs Y Mashian, 1980 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 193 moves, 1-0

2*N vs K + P - > endgame study
D Gurevich vs R Rowley, 1990 
(A17) English, 120 moves, 1-0

Chigorin Trench Warfare
Kosteniuk vs Acs, 2003 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 133 moves, 1-0

Battering Ram Fails to Pry Open a Closed Door
J Sofrevski vs Geller, 1968 
(A36) English, 154 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q + Wing-P duo vs Trio of Minors + Wing-P duo do a duel
G Timoshchenko vs Timman, 1969 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 123 moves, 1-0

Spanish Trench Warfare
O Chajes vs Gruenfeld, 1923 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 120 moves, 0-1

Storming the Barracks
Duras vs Janowski, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 161 moves, 0-1

A week at the Rodeo finally nets the Kings some mates
H Wolf vs Duras, 1907 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 168 moves, 1-0

Pinched Rook
Chigorin vs J Mason, 1901 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 144 moves, 1-0

The Original Trench Warfare game
Blackburne vs Albin, 1895 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 123 moves, 1-0

fortress
Gufeld vs Taimanov, 1969 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stonewall Attack
Pillsbury vs Taubenhaus, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

notes by Pillsbury
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1895  
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Royal Slip-up
Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1893 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 1-0

Ghost of a Golden Coin Shower
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Uruguayan Immortal
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

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