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chess strategems ix - under construction
Compiled by gauer
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sacrificial orgy
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1909  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

a Study: 49 ... Rxc4
R Zuk vs Suttles, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 57 moves, 0-1

windmill
J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994 
(E72) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

19 ... Qb7 refutes an intuitive Alekhine sacrifice
Alekhine vs E E Book, 1938 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Attack Plan
V Vukovic vs A Vajda, 1925 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

zig-zag
F Valenzuela vs Alekhine, 1927 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

pendulum
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1969 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Interference
Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

cat & mouse in a Fortress
Spassky vs Short, 2001 
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 62 moves, 1-0

Scotch game - Legall mating attack
M Ahn vs T Ruck, 2007 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1

wind-mill
Y Troinov vs L Popov, 1962 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

overload
M Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

back rank weakness as Exchanges come off
J Magar vs Fressinet, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Prison Chain Gang
Szabo vs C H Alexander, 1954 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

(Chain Demolition -> Rank Invasion)? no, Decoy for Fork!
Szabo vs L Liptay, 1962 
(D85) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 1-0

35 Bd4? self-blocks as P promotion tactic takes twist
Karpov vs Svidler, 2008 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 36 moves, 0-1

Decoy: 87 Qh5, Forking Royally, Skewering after False Pin
Karjakin vs Gelfand, 2008 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

possible Globe & Mail column Mar 15 2003
Ponomariov vs Leko, 2003 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 110 moves, 1/2-1/2

all Peasants on Board at move 70
Von Gottschall vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C16) French, Winawer, 100 moves, 0-1

Colle results in Stonewall Attack, Reversed
Znosko-Borovsky vs M Lewitt, 1906 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Advantage in Space: R + B > 2 * R
D G Baird vs Marshall, 1900 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 56 moves, 1-0

B vs R + P = Fortress!
J W Baird vs Spielmann, 1905 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Toronto Star, 6 Sept, 2008
T Roussel-Roozmon vs P Charbonneau, 2008 
(E97) King's Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer's counter-gambit
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

Exciting Dutch
Tarrasch vs B Richter, 1883 
(A84) Dutch, 20 moves, 0-1

Sapper Blitz of Pawn Fortress
G Garcia Gonzales vs Quinteros, 1982 
(E97) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

Turton Doubling for the Brilliancy Prize
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 37 moves, 1-0

at odds with Burn
Burn vs Whitehead, 1896  
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

to draw or not to draw
Burn vs O Bernstein, 1906 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 55 moves, 1-0

max length of game duration discussion
I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fortress
Szen vs G Walker, 1837 
(B20) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

double King March
H C Plunkett vs Steinitz, 1874 
(C57) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein v Capablanca; Tartakower notes
Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1911  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine bottles his Queen
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1942  
(C13) French, 42 moves, 1-0

fortress
Rellstab vs Alekhine, 1942 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 1-0

Spanish theory
Alekhine vs G Barcza, 1942  
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

fortress?!
W Potter vs Zukertort, 1875 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

2 * R v R + 4 * P
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Double Pawn Chain
M Roeder vs Hebden, 1992 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 52 moves, 0-1

theme: Breakthrough, via reversal vs Salient white Wedge
G Marco vs Pillsbury, 1896 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Pawn Screen
Zukertort vs Oppler, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

74 ... ?
Reggio vs Chigorin, 1901 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 76 moves, 0-1

Kings Injun - Bayonet Attack
Alapin vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trench Warfare
C Storey vs J N Sugden, 2009 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 85 moves, 0-1

Steel King? Nah - this statue is made of Stone!
S Cacho Reigadas vs Suba, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

another Gold Coin Shower game?!
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

50-move rule swindles
Ivanchuk vs Kamsky, 2009 
(A15) English, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Valve
V Knorre vs Oskar Cordel / Reinhold Bergell, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

unsuccessful King escape to fortress
P Romanovsky vs N Grigoriev, 1924 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Gun & Horwitz Bishops
P Romanovsky vs Y Vilner, 1927 
(A06) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

theme: switch-back
Van Wely vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2010 
(A22) English, 40 moves, 0-1

Olympiad near-record: latest 1st capture (move 41; 48 is top)
Van Wely vs S Krylov, 2004
(E97) King's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

near: pure, mirror; extra: (square (guarded/occupied), & piece)
Ado / Konstansky vs Alekhine, 1912 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 0-1

Dutch stranglehold
Petrosian vs Bondarevsky, 1950  
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav: 4 Queens variation declined
Chekhover vs Spassky, 1954 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Belgrade Gambit
Rudensky vs Gribin, 1957
(C47) Four Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Belgrade Gambit
Slastenin vs S Selivanovsky, 1960 
(C47) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Simply spectacular
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1892 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

68 ...? black draws (stalemate, Tuesday)
E R Lundin vs W Hasenfuss, 1931 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 78 moves, 1-0

fortress: Dory Defence
Vidmar vs Marshall, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

stalemate with crazy Rooks & Bishop battery
W Fairhurst vs Tylor, 1929 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

dutch
I Rabinovich vs Botvinnik, 1927 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 42 moves, 0-1

the Original Saavedra theme
R Fenton vs W Potter, 1875 
(000) Chess variants, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

93 ... Re3+? Wyvill structure breaks after 95 g5! shot
N Karaklajic vs D Djaja, 1959 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 106 moves, 1-0

Alekhine employs Capablanca's Gun
Sultan Khan vs Alekhine, 1933 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 108 moves, 0-1

Building bridges towards Lucena
L Dewing vs Yates, 1924
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 101 moves, 0-1

Sacrifice for counter-attack
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch setup against London setup
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Royal blunder
Reshevsky vs Savon, 1973 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 40 moves, 0-1

Checkmate in 3
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Fischer demolition brilliancy
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Amazing, but ugly sacrifice Nc6
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bristol clearance
D Daniuszewski vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Strum me another tune, Johnnie!
W Strum vs J McManus, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 40 moves, 1-0

Dzindzi-indian
Browne vs Dzindzichashvili, 1984 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Dzindzi-indian
C Blocker vs Dzindzichashvili, 1986 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Bertin gambit line - McDonnell attack
M Lange vs Anderssen, 1852 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Pins and cross-pins
V Kudris vs O Stjazhkina, 2000 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

15 ... Bxc6 is a quick entry into an Olympiad rook ending
Benko vs K Darga, 1964 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

Quick (Olympiad) Queen ending on 20 Qxb8
O Berg vs L Patriarca, 2004
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 28 moves, 1-0

Mobilizing a(n Olympiad record) bishop triggers an exchange sac
D K Johansen vs Z Bogut, 2008
(A28) English, 38 moves, 0-1

To stop a coronation threat, a King (finally) finds his shoes!
F Berend vs Ngoc Truongson Nguyen, 2008
(C18) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Staircase attack
I Polgar vs J Trapl, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

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