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94_-> Middlegames with opposite-coloured Bi~
Compiled by whiteshark
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WARNING: long, wonky post - consume at your own risk, preferably with alcohol.

The rules which govern opposite-coloured <Bi~s> in the middlegame and in the endgame differ, and are at times even contradictory. In the ending the presence of opposite-coloured <Bi~s> usually improves the defending side's drawing chances. In the middlegame opposite-coloured <Bi~s> strengthen an attack and increase the chances of its success. (Mark Dvoretsky)

DON'T OPEN THE CAGE DOOR!!!


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A possible line from V Osnos vs G Ustinov, 1960 with black to move

Opposite colored Bishops are wonderful attacking weapons in the middlegame (or in endgames with many pieces remaining) since one Bishop can attack something that the other can't defend.

-- Jeremy Silman

Opposite-coloured bishops might have notorious drawing tendencies in the endgame, but in the middlegame they can be a decisive factor for the player who is doing the attacking.

-- Danny Gormally

In the middlegame, the presence of opposite-coloured bishops has a significant effect on the assessment of the position and the choice of plan. The more pieces are on the board, the harder it is for the weaker side to defend - a pure opposite coloured endgame is still too far off, and with it his drawing chances. The stronger side, utilising his extra bishop, has the possibility of including additional pieces in the attack also. At the same time, the advantage of the opposite-coloured bishops has a lasting character (because of the defender's inability to exchange bishops), and a lengthy defence often leads to errors and inaccuracies.

-- Alexander Panchenko, Mastering Chess Middlegames

What is a ...<Bi~>?

beautiful
individual
that
causes
harm

also eine <ausgebuffte <Rampensau>>!

Event "Belavenets mem op"
Site "Smolensk"
Date "1991.??.??"
White "Nikolenko, Oleg"
Black "Zakharevich, Igor"
Result "1-0"
ECO "B17"
WhiteElo "2450"
BlackElo "2335"

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. c3 Bg4 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Qd5 10. Be2 e6 11. O-O Bd6 12. Qd3 Bc7 13. Bf3 Qd6 14. g3 h6 15. a4 O-O 16. b4 Qd7 17. b5 e5 18. Bg2 Rfe8 19. Rb1 e4 20. Qc2 h5 21. Re1 h4 22. gxh4 Qd6 23. Kf1 c5 24. dxc5 Qxc5 25. Bg5 Nd5 26. Bxe4 Nxc3 27. Bxb7 Rab8 28. Bc6 Re5 29. Rxe5 Bxe5 30. Re1 a6 31. Qf5 Qc4+ 32. Kg1 f6 33. Be3 axb5 34. axb5 Nxb5 35. Be4 Nd4 36. Bxd4 Qxd4 37. Qh7+ Kf8 38. Bg2 Rb2 39. Qh8+ Ke7 40. Qxg7+ Kd6 41. Qf8+ Kc7 42. Qe7+ Kc8 43. Qe8+ Kc7 44. Rc1+ Kb6 45. Qc6+ 1-0


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Recently... N Pogonina vs The World, 2009

Event "Pogonina vs. Chess.com"
Site "Chess.com"
Date "2009.12.23"
White "Pogonina"
Black "Chess.com" ; http://www.chess.com/votechess/game... Result "1:0"
WhiteElo "2200"
TimeControl "1 in 1 day"

Position after <38....Qb7>


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Carlsen vs L Dominguez, 2007 Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1911 J Rabinovich vs Botvinnik, 1926 J Sammour-Hasbun vs J Yedidia, 1996 Nezhmetdinov vs Petrosian, 1954 Judit Polgar vs Svidler, 2011 Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 !!! Game of the year! A Vitolinsh vs V Tukmakov, 1962 Ivanchuk vs Short, 2011 -Q K Spraggett vs D Leal, 2011 Akopian vs S Kindermann, 2011 G Tallaksen Ostmoe vs Sadler, 2011 Grischuk vs A Graf, 2002 Le Quang Liem vs L Dominguez, 2011 Fischer vs Euwe, 1957 Zeng Chongsheng vs Lu Yijie, 2011 McShane vs Wang Yue, 2005 J Augustin vs A Lanc, 1975 Zhao Xue vs McShane, 2005 W So vs Shirov, 2011 Shirov vs D Burmenko, 1986 J Smeets vs D Brandenburg, 2011 Bird vs Burn, 1886 Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 Anand vs Bareev, 2004 ♕♗ vs ♖♖♗-! Zhao Xue vs Lahno, 2011 ♕♗ vs ♖♖♗-!

Not mentioned in Lasker's Manual (p.222), but Tarrasch missed the adhoc winning move <36.e5!!>


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Manifold threats are Qxg6xh5, Qxg6/+Bc2 or ♙e5-e6-e7 --> Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1911

= ♔ = ♕ = ♖ = ♘ = ♙ = And Now For Something Completely Different = ♔ = ♕ = ♖ = ♘ = ♙ =

Would you be so kind to rename your game collection "Opposite color bi'*§%s" to something less offensive? We don't like to go into people's game collections to make changes, so I'll leave it up to you how you want to fix it. Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Daniel Freeman
webmaster

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Check this puzzle: http://mauriceashley.wordpress.com/...

Event "82nd ch-UKR 2013"
Site "Kiev UKR"
Date "2013.06.15"
Round "1.3"
White "Eljanov, Pavel"
Black "Baryshpolets, Andrey"
Result "1-0"
ECO "E97"
WhiteElo "2707"
BlackElo "2547"

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. Qc2 Nh5 10. Rd1 f5 11. Ng5 Nf4 12. Bxf4 exf4 13. c5 Kh8 14. Ne6 Bxe6 15. dxe6 Be5 16. Bf3 fxe4 17. Qxe4 Nf5 18. Rac1 Rb8 19. cxd6 cxd6 20. Nd5 Qe8 21. Nc7 Qe7 22. b3 Ng7 23. Bg4 Qg5 24. Qf3 h5 25. Bh3 Qh4 26. Qe4 g5 27. e7 Rf7 28. e8=Q+ Nxe8 29. Nxe8 Rxe8 30. Qg6 Rfe7 31. Bf5 g4 32. Qh6+ Kg8 33. Be4 Bg7 34. Bd5+ Kf8 35. Qh7 Rf7 36. Bxf7 Kxf7 37. Rc7+ Re7 38. Rxe7+ Qxe7 39. Qxh5+ Kf8 40. Qxg4 1-0

♗ - Ze rula of 32 skwarz

http://www.chess.com/blog/linlaoda/...

ancient times
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

http://www.chessgames.com/~ChessBookForum , 2010-04-06
O Neikirch vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

thematical
Paulsen vs M Bier, 1880 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

transforming it into material advantage
H Voigt vs Lasker, 1892 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 82 moves, 0-1

Steinitz missed 26.Qd5!! +-
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Via Gateway forcing an open door.
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch knew how to handle them
Tarrasch vs D G Baird, 1898 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1-0

how Capablanca played it
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(A80) Dutch, 46 moves, 0-1

Puzzle of the Day: <26.?>
Tartakower vs M Billecard, 1907 
(C56) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzo is +4P, but thematically it's
Fahrni vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

Find 2
Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1911 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

find
Tarrasch vs Schlechter, 1911 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 40 moves, 1-0

Open season for Kings hunting
Bogoljubov vs Spielmann, 1920 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

RRB
Gilg vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Missed opportunities - on either side.
Saemisch vs Bogoljubov, 1937
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

42.e6! - unsurprising but finally disappointing
L Bigot vs Purdy, 1947 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 66 moves, 0-1

yes, but no
Tartakower vs Stahlberg, 1950 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

heavy pieces {Q : RR}
E Gereben vs Geller, 1952 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

legitimate stage
Reshevsky vs Bronstein, 1953 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 65 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch, he is such a drama queen.
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1923 
(B32) Sicilian, 61 moves, 0-1

perpetual in the end
Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld, 1923 
(D94) Grunfeld, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo sucks (AA)
Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

additionally with a passed pawn
Geller vs Spassky, 1958 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 39 moves, 1-0

just on-topic
Fischer vs Berliner, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Monday puzzle: <29.>??
J Vesely vs J Rejfir, 1961 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Mal's lecture --> ( 'sheepish grin') ;)
Fischer vs A Benson, 1964 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 22 moves, 1-0

in parts themed
Cherepkov vs Korchnoi, 1964 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Check it out Joe, your car's been officially pimped!
J Richter vs W Stern, 1965 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 26 moves, 1-0

White's weak kingside decided the game.
Botvinnik vs Larsen, 1970 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

TAL... wait a mom..... H E C H T !!!!
Hecht vs H Schaufelberger, 1973 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 23 moves, 1-0

tba
Gheorghiu vs Ljubojevic, 1979
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 33 moves, 1-0

White's Bd5 brings about a speedy decision
Chandler vs R Henley, 1982 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

Free me !!!
Judit Polgar vs G Garcia, 1989 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 68 moves, 0-1

Mainly R+B
Korchnoi vs K Bischoff, 1994 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

scruffy ?
Beliavsky vs M Cebalo, 1998 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

tba
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1998 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 1-0

32...? (said to be insane)
I Rausis vs Sadler, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

QR+ocB - -> R+ocB (20...Rxa7 - -> 26...gxf4)
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(D85) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 1-0

only as an intermezzo
Carlsen vs M Bluvshtein, 2002 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 77 moves, 0-1

Transformation into a won oc {B}-endgame
J Sloth vs M Umansky, 2003 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

notyetreallydeepanalysedandannotated
P H Nielsen vs McShane, 2003 
(D89) Grunfeld, 37 moves, 1-0

Is Lupulescu infectious, Dr. House ?
Z J Szabo vs C Lupulescu, 2004 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 45 moves, 1-0

notyetanalysed
Yifan Hou vs R Fontaine, 2005 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Suicide Blonde
S Shaydullina vs A Sharevich, 2005 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

--> Q vs RR
Carlsen vs A Volokitin, 2006 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

defensive strategy: exchange Queens
Zappa vs Rybka, 2007 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Aronian has plenty of grey matter
I Cheparinov vs Aronian, 2008 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

27...Bg5??, missing the queen sacrifice
Yifan Hou vs T M Georgescu, 2008 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

recent game, but suboptimal play
Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

they should have checked my collection
J Smeets vs L Dominguez, 2009 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

PLAY ON!!!
A Shomoev vs S Volkov, 2009 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Long Q+B endgame
B Predojevic vs S Sjugirov, 2009 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2

White sacrifices 2 rooks
Kupchik vs Kashdan, 1926 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

rookless attack
Seirawan vs K Leenhouts, 2008 
(E77) King's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

this way
V Vigfusson vs M Perunovic, 2009 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch lead Al. a merry dance
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Salwe me!
Salwe vs Yates, 1910
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Tis game
R Djurhuus vs J D Tisdall, 1995 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 0-1

Hanham with Knights; Attacking on opposite wings
K Havasi vs Breyer, 1917 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

huh
Beliavsky vs Topalov, 1997
(E15) Queen's Indian, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Brilliancy Price
C Toerber vs L Roedl, 1947 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 45 moves, 0-1

Sultan of ...
Tartakower vs Sultan Khan, 1931 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Carl!!!
Carls vs Bogoljubov, 1927 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Never resign in a won position! (w/s)
Stellwagen vs Yusupov, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 0-1

queenless
Leko vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

QB endgame
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 40 moves, 1-0

thematical
Gelfand vs Karjakin, 2008 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

here: RB-endgame only
Keres vs Pirc, 1936 
(A14) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Gris
Grischuk vs E Alekseev, 2009 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 52 moves, 1-0

queenless
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

QB vs RR-B --> Q:RB
Rublevsky vs Zhang Pengxiang, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

40.Rxf7!
A Rychagov vs V Zvjaginsev, 2007 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

Never lastin
Bareev vs A Lastin, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 60 moves, 1-0

attack and defence
Bacrot vs Eljanov, 2009 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Foltys vs Opocensky, 1941 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

no rooks
M Napolitano vs B Rabar, 1942
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

no rooks
Stoltz vs K Junge, 1942
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

So Stoltz
Stoltz vs Tartakower, 1931 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1-0

Tal losing on topic
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

naturally
Olland vs Von Gottschall, 1902
(B15) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Alter Adel
Von Popiel vs H E Atkins, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 37 moves, 1-0

Marsh-Pop
Marshall vs Von Popiel, 1902
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
J Mason vs A M Levin, 1902
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

+pp
Marshall vs W Napier, 1902 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 38 moves, 1-0

partly with Queens
Shirov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

34.Bxf7+! (a Pf6-combo)
K Spraggett vs B Willis, 1999 
(A61) Benoni, 34 moves, 1-0

Pogo me banana
N Pogonina vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 2010 
(B83) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

WWJD
Short vs J Nogueiras, 1989
(C18) French, Winawer, 72 moves, 1-0

queenless
M Mahjoob vs R Ruck, 2008
(C41) Philidor Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

That's TAL
Tal vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

lectures
Ivanchuk vs Caruana, 2009 
(C48) Four Knights, 49 moves, 1-0

Nepo's interpretation
Jonkman vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 49 moves, 0-1

finished before the kick off
Teichmann vs Albin, 1895  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

good job
B Avrukh vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

exemplary
Ehlvest vs Huebner, 1989
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 38 moves, 1-0

--> R+Bopp
Keres vs Fine, 1936 
(A09) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
B Grachev vs N Nikolaev, 2005
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

No grace
B Grachev vs V Papin, 2007
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

wow
Epishin vs Yurtaev, 1986 
(B50) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Marry me!
N Zdebskaja vs E Berg, 2009 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Short vs J Werle, 2009 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Fighting chess
Karjakin vs E Inarkiev, 2009 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

G.K.
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1994 
(C18) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Macieja vs W Schmidt, 1998
(C18) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Leko vs Akopian, 2009 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

queenless, drawish
I Cheparinov vs Gelfand, 2009 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 0-1

finally
V Malakhov vs Ni Hua, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
I Nepomniachtchi vs Ni Hua, 2009 
(B33) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> Q:RBP
Keres vs Konstantinopolsky, 1948 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

great fight
O Salmensuu vs Miles, 2000
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 91 moves, 1-0

Thematisch erst nach 58.dxe5; dann großes Theater
P H Nielsen vs Nakamura, 2009
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
I Makka vs M Fominykh, 2009
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

many pawns --> RB
J Sloth vs G Sanakoev, 1992 
(A28) English, 53 moves, 0-1

for example
Potkin vs A Riazantsev, 2009
(E16) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
G Sargissian vs R Slobodjan, 2007
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shirov missed 25...e4! =/+
Aronian vs Shirov, 2009 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 1-0

RRB
Bogoljubov vs Taubenhaus, 1913 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 48 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
B Nadera vs Zhou Jianchao, 2007
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

--> Abtausch (R:B+pp)
Hoi vs Vaganian, 2006 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1-0

On the Top
Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2003 
(C18) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 0-1

drawish structure
Efimenko vs Short, 2009 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

rookless
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1942 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 46 moves, 1-0

QB --> B!
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 73 moves, 1-0

pimp up ma position
Wang Yue vs Carlsen, 2009 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

queenless draw
Leko vs Shirov, 2002 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anna!
A Ushenina vs B Munguntuul, 2010
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 67 moves, 1-0

magnificent 26...Ke7!!
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

29...e5??
Zsofia Polgar vs A Rabczewski, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

attacking an undefended King
Z Kornin vs E Ogata, 1985 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 23 moves, 1-0

Analyse this, Robert!
Gelfand vs Huebner, 2009 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Damals
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

QRRB --> B
A Riazantsev vs Grischuk, 2009 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 57 moves, 1-0

Don'tz planic
A Planinc vs Velimirovic, 1975 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 49 moves, 0-1

recently powerful attack
Bologan vs A Adly, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 1-0

Chinese ghost game
Ni Hua vs Li Shilong, 2009
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 52 moves, 1-0

sghort pun
Short vs Kramnik, 1995 
(B33) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1-0

almost classical
Holzke vs M Schoene, 2009
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
A Sharevich vs Koneru, 2007
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

No, you can't
Li Chao vs E Can, 2008 
(C18) French, Winawer, 64 moves, 1-0

--> R+B
T Kosintseva vs V Gunina, 2009 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nix los, oder?
J Smeets vs Nakamura, 2010 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
O Girya vs V Bukhteeva, 2010 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

16.d4! opens the cage door
Naiditsch vs W So, 2010 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 111 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R+B
D Vocaturo vs S Plukkel, 2010 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Dr. T. (-Q)
Tarrasch vs J Perlis, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 1-0

The Trash!
J Perlis vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(B40) Sicilian, 63 moves, 0-1

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
L Dominguez vs Van Wely, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

queenless
W So vs Kamsky, 2009 
(A86) Dutch, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
A L'Ami vs G Mammadova, 2009 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 102 moves, 1/2-1/2

well, Capa did it smoothly
Capablanca vs D Marotti, 1922  
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 24 moves, 1-0

Just the way I showed you.
Grischuk vs Gelfand, 2010 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Szabo vs Yanofsky, 1967 
(E70) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Gabi is a man?
G Sargissian vs M Rodshtein, 2010 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Aronian vs Gelfand, 2010 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

R vs B as opp col B
Karpov vs Sax, 1983 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

QB
M Vukic vs Hort, 1978
(D73) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3, 56 moves, 0-1

White missed the winning 37.Qxg6!
P F Johner vs Bogoljubov, 1928 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 0-1

Mr Ostrich was not amused...
Duchess vs Ostrich, 1977 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

missed 58.Qf4!! +-
A Charnushevich vs N Ninov, 2010 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blockade
Nimzowitsch vs Colle, 1927
(A03) Bird's Opening, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> R+B
Karpov vs Huebner, 1979 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Schinken!
J Neumann vs Parma, 1978 
(B33) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Two beauties
N Pogonina vs The World, 2009 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 55 moves, 1-0

Was erlauben Nimzo...
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1920 
(A80) Dutch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

queenless attack by AY
Yusupov vs K Spraggett, 1989 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

queenless
S Lyman vs K Burger, 1979 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

queenless
Karpov vs I Dahl, 1991
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

bad start
Chigorin vs E Delmar, 1889 
(C11) French, 135 moves, 0-1

So it goes
W So vs Caruana, 2004 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

Brilliancy Price
E Canal vs P F Johner, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

QB endgame, pp
F Vallejo Pons vs Mamedyarov, 2003
(D80) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 1-0

Keres blewit
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(A48) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Target Re3 and it's protector
Angelo Young vs Kamsky, 2010 
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Hammer!
J L Hammer vs M Pacher, 2010 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

Am Riemann gerissen
E Schallopp vs F Riemann, 1879 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 0-1

Viva Mexico
N A Adams vs Wei Ming Kevin Goh, 2007
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

23.Rd6 + 24.Rd7!!
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

QRRB --> B = Das volle Programm
N Kraiouchkine vs Duong Thanh Nha, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 75 moves, 0-1

Soviel Quillan
D Tebb vs G Quillan, 2006
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

35...Bxf2!!
Wang Hao vs Aronian, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

too close
Aronian vs Wang Hao, 2010 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

decides the 13th corr WC
E Bang vs M Umansky, 1989 
(A22) English, 41 moves, 0-1

blocked
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2009 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Qless
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2009 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

QRRB --> B: Das volle Programm
C Hertan vs L Day, 1985 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

kind of thematically
Larsen vs F Kuijpers, 1967 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Kupchik vs W Adams, 1936 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 60 moves, 1-0

QB vs RRB
Szabo vs Euwe, 1946 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

Victor the Terrible...
Taimanov vs Korchnoi, 1961 
(D94) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 0-1

--> RBP thingy
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1960 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

Fu..
T Gelashvili vs L'Ami, 2000 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

brisk insane
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

Player of the Day
H Lehmann vs V Ahmels, 1982
(A47) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

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

QB vs RR#B --> #B
Bronstein vs R Knaak, 1977
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 58 moves, 1-0

--> R
Radjabov vs Akopian, 2010
(A13) English, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

Skalp
L Bruzon Batista vs Anand, 2006 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

--> B
Aronian vs V Gashimov, 2002 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Old school
Estrin vs Nunn, 1978 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
Kramnik vs Leko, 2010 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

[kein Titel, bis jetzt]
S L Ivanov vs D Swiercz, 2010 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 0-1

crossfire
Suba vs R Kuijf, 1993 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Hort, 1971 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

--> R+#B
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 102 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2005 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Moewig, 1904 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Q:RR
Onischuk vs E Perelshteyn, 2010 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 58 moves, 1-0

Corner tactics
Van Wely vs C Hansen, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

missed the win
Naiditsch vs Ehlvest, 2010 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

QB+:RRB-
Onischuk vs Macieja, 2010 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 24 moves, 1-0

no fianchetto bishop to protect the King
P Leepin vs Alekhine, 1941  
(A22) English, 20 moves, 0-1

down to --> B
McShane vs Adams, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Krasenkow vs V Arbakov, 1989 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 42 moves, 1-0

3.Versuch; p194ff
G Sanakoev vs K B Richardson, 1984 
(B06) Robatsch, 50 moves, 1-0

--> R+B
Yusupov vs Miles, 1986 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

in vino veratis
R Vera vs G Lebredo, 1982 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

J Klovans vs G Timoshenko, 2000 
(B33) Sicilian, 46 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Thanh Son Nguyen vs D Harika, 2009
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian lectures
Petrosian vs Polugaevsky, 1970 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Short vs Anand, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's tactical lectures
Vigdorchik vs Alekhine, 1914 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

Karpov lectures the other K~
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

Computer interpretation
Junior vs Jonny, 2011 
(C18) French, Winawer, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> pet's exchange sac
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1971 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

--> B
Wojtkiewicz vs C Lutz, 1990
(A15) English, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

R Storm vs K Manske, 1994
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 64 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs K Treybal, 1925 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Zuke's Immortal
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

--> R
S Dedijer vs M Basem-Hassan, 2008
(E97) King's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

--> R
Yates vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 81 moves, 1-0

final countdown
Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1893 
(C00) French Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

--> RB
Topalov vs R Wojtaszek, 2011
(E15) Queen's Indian, 88 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> RB
W So vs Shirov, 2011 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

RB --> B
Kupchik vs Janowski, 1923 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 116 moves, 1-0

--> QB
Vasiukov vs Uhlmann, 1968
(A05) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 0-1

--> R+B
H Suechting vs W Napier, 1902
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Laurine vs Keres, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

QB:RRB-
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

--> B
Lapshun vs C Mabe, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

spoiler alert: 18.Bf6! haha
Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

33.Qxe6+!
G Guseinov vs G Sargissian, 2011 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 1-0

--> QR vs QBP
Karpov vs Huebner, 1987 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 63 moves, 1-0

Macieja vs Rozentalis, 1999 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1971 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

--> QR --> Q
V Borsony vs B Koch, 1956
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caruana vs D Bocharov, 2012 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 33 moves, 1-0

N Vitiugov vs Ding Liren, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs J H Donner, 1967 
(C11) French, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1918 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

J Bell vs C Land, 2003 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 0-1

Najdorf vs Frenkel, 1926 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Stein - the early days
E Lazarev vs Stein, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

Flohr vs Euwe, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

--> RB
O Sogaard vs A Bormida, 1997
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> RB-
Anand vs Topalov, 2001 
(B30) Sicilian, 84 moves, 0-1

Three amigos against the Maschine
Golden Executive / Houdini vs Hosea / Schiller / Wall, 2011  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 0-1

Savon vs S Kagan, 1973
(A10) English, 65 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Carlsen, 2011 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 60 moves, 0-1

Discovered check is the dive-bomber of the chessboard.
A Rakhmanov vs Y Ginzburg, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

W So vs Li Chao, 2011 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

Van Wely vs Topalov, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

B H Wood vs P N Wallis, 1945 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 36 moves, 1-0

Duras vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C11) French, 49 moves, 1-0

what what?
Anand vs Gelfand, 2012 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

V Malakhatko vs G Welling, 2009
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

F Vallejo Pons vs Topalov, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

wPf6 etc
W Watson vs K Rasmussen, 1981
(C15) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

QB:RR-B
N Matinian vs O Yuzhakov, 2012
(C13) French, 85 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Endzelins vs P Dubinin, 1959
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Kaspi's defeat in blitz
Kasparov vs M Bosboom, 1999 
(B50) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

+ Alekhine's gun
A Volokitin vs Miroshnichenko, 2012 
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

31...Bxg2! comes first
DeFirmian vs A Rustemov, 1999 
(C10) French, 37 moves, 0-1

--> RB
Maric vs Fischer, 1967 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Akopian, 1989
(E97) King's Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

in balance
U Stephan vs A Nickel, 2004
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

J Smeets vs D Brandenburg, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

Alekhine's lecture on ocB
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1926 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

--> ocB
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 51 moves, 0-1

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

M Bartel vs J Dworakowska, 2010 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 38 moves, 1-0

--> RB-
Maroczy vs Nimzowitsch, 1923 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Annotated by Robert Huebner
Huebner vs Browne, 1982 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> B
D Fridman vs G Guseinov, 2012
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 67 moves, 1-0

Höchstform in Shorts
Short vs S Brunello, 2012 
(A28) English, 49 moves, 1-0

Wizzard Tal
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Danger
E Kristiansen vs Kupreichik, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

S Guliev vs J Carlstedt, 2011
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 74 moves, 1-0

--> RB
Z Djukic vs D N Zdravkovic, 2008
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

W Pajeken vs M Bach, 2001
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

38...Rxg3+ destroying the pawn shield
K H Podzielny vs Matulovic, 1977 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

--> Q+B : RR+ocB
Lipnitsky vs Smyslov, 1950 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Tal vs G Barcza, 1962 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

--> RBpp:RR
Short vs G McCarthy, 2011 
(C18) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Uffe!
Ulf Andersson vs D Marovic, 1979 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 43 moves, 1-0

J H Donner vs Unzicker, 1966 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Yusupov vs Vaganian, 1979 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

20.Qxd5+ Boom!
Robatsch vs Hertneck, 1994 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein lectures
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

31.Qf8+ bam
Rotlewi vs H Suechting, 1911 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

So muss das!
J Peters vs L Day, 1977 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 40 moves, 1-0

H Asis Gargatagli vs I Bulmaga, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 0-1

Hou wants to know?
Nakamura vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

--> RB
Z Andriasian vs Eljanov, 2012
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 104 moves, 0-1

--> B
N Vitiugov vs R Hovhannisyan, 2012
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

premature resignation
L Mate vs I Makai, 1997 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

30.Rg1!!! (QRB:QRR)
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A92) Dutch, 56 moves, 0-1

the wizzard
Averbakh vs Tal, 1958 
(A76) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 35 moves, 0-1

yeah, winning a piece
T Gelashvili vs V Krishnan, 2012
(B20) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

J Hirneise vs A Maier, 2006
(C48) Four Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Morozevich, 2012 
(B06) Robatsch, 81 moves, 1-0

--> QB
Wang Hao vs Bologan, 2012 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

G Oparin vs S De Filomeno, 2012
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 37 moves, 1-0

Get Rich or die trying
M Rich vs W E Jones, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

--> RB
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2012 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 104 moves, 1/2-1/2

Carlsen vs Caruana, 2013 
(A10) English, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kholmov vs E Grechanovskaya, 1995
(C16) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

A Stefanova vs E Paehtz, 2006
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 41 moves, 0-1

2 exchg sac --> manouvres -->R
Smyslov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

final pos
Yusupov vs P Scheeren, 1983 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

backrank mate
Van Wely vs Wahls, 1992
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

--> Q:RBP
Keres vs Fine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Attacke auf offenem Felde!
Y Rusakov vs T Hamarat, 1982 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Deflection
Fischer vs J Bennett, 1957 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 40 moves, 1-0

V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2009 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

44...Rxg3+
B Wall vs J Dowd, 1983 
(A16) English, 45 moves, 0-1

Pia beating Viktor
P Cramling vs Korchnoi, 1984 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs A Kremenietsky, 1981
(E73) King's Indian, 53 moves, 0-1

--> RB- etc
G Danner vs A Peschel, 2001
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 92 moves, 1-0

Beeewaaaare ov seeeh looooooooong diaaagonaaaaal
C Klug vs R M McKay, 2012
(A03) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Saemisch, 1929 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Joel Benjamin vs Stripunsky, 2006 
(B40) Sicilian, 82 moves, 1-0

--> R+B
Wei Yi vs Wang Yue, 2013 
(C10) French, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

thru holes
Petrosian vs V Liublinsky, 1949 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs Z Almasi, 2007
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

--> B-
Hebden vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 2006
(A48) King's Indian, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Karpov vs Romanishin, 1968 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Radjabov vs Koneru, 2008 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

--> RB
J O Fries Nielsen vs Tiviakov, 2009
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Cherednichenko vs A Valsecchi, 2012
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

ganz fix
Lenderman vs S Zierk, 2012 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

# in 3
J Negro vs Manuelli, 1983 
(B27) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Topalov, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Leko vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Judit Polgar, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Colle vs Vidmar, 1929 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Shabalov vs J Aagaard, 1999 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 46 moves, 0-1

--> Q:RR
Topalov vs Anand, 2001 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

--> oppB
M Schumi vs S Atalik, 2001 
(B57) Sicilian, 71 moves, 0-1

-->P combo
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1956 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

33 Bb8!! was a spectacular blocking move
Dzindzichashvili vs Browne, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Suba, 1993 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 45 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs Bacrot, 2012
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

looong diagonaaaal
Kunsztowicz vs H Kestler, 1973
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Viktor, der Entscheider...
Korchnoi vs Kavalek, 1978 
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

R Appel vs J Grana Lois, 2010
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1974
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> RB
Miles vs Ulf Andersson, 1978
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> RxB
Short vs T Horvath, 1984 
(B33) Sicilian, 52 moves, 1-0

--> Q:RBP
Polugaevsky vs Korchnoi, 1980 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 73 moves, 1-0

finally
R Wojtaszek vs Hracek, 2011 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

--> RB
Schlechter vs Rotlewi, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

"Anna-lyzed"
A Kopinits vs G Danner, 2013 
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Zuk'em
Janowski vs Teichmann, 1911 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

24.Rxf7+! krabum
N Minev vs Kavalek, 1963 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 26 moves, 1-0

final position
Pachman vs Doda, 1965 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

R Hovhannisyan vs S Martinovic, 2006
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

--> B
A Goganov vs E Inarkiev, 2013
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

blitz
Morozevich vs Anand, 2013 
(A13) English, 77 moves, 0-1

D Steinwender vs Check Check, 1994 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

QB:RRB- final stage
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Lasker, 1925  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

so wirds gemacht
A Moiseenko vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

Fighting spirit --> RB-
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1896 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

unlucky B --> RB-
D Belenkaya vs M Matlakov, 2010
(A60) Benoni Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Schlusszüge
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1929 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Kholmov, 1957 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

D Howell vs P K Wells, 2013 
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Negi vs I Cheparinov, 2013
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kamsky vs G Sargissian, 2013
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

--> B
R Appel vs Barsov, 1994
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

R Appel vs M Krasenkow, 2004
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Joel Benjamin vs Yudasin, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1963
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

A Ushenina vs Svidler, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

A Korobov vs Areshchenko, 2013 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

RRB-
Kramnik vs Areshchenko, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

H Tikkanen vs E Berg, 2012 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

exchange sac 24.Rxf6! for #attack
Kramnik vs Leko, 2000 
(B44) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Flohr vs Stoltz, 1935 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1939 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

Sutovsky vs V Laznicka, 2013
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs L Dominguez, 2007 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

J Rabinovich vs Botvinnik, 1926 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

J Sammour-Hasbun vs J Yedidia, 1996 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 32 moves, 0-1

G Tallaksen Ostmoe vs Sadler, 2011
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov vs Petrosian, 1954 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 0-1

A Vitolinsh vs V Tukmakov, 1962 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 34 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Short, 2011 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 1-0

K Spraggett vs D Leal, 2011 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 51 moves, 1-0

Akopian vs S Kindermann, 2011 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Grischuk vs A Graf, 2002
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 1-0

Le Quang Liem vs L Dominguez, 2011 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Euwe, 1957 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zeng Chongsheng vs Lu Yijie, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 0-1

McShane vs Wang Yue, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 81 moves, 0-1

J Augustin vs A Lanc, 1975 
(A04) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Zhao Xue vs McShane, 2005
(A15) English, 132 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shirov vs D Burmenko, 1986
(C15) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

Bird vs Burn, 1886 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

QB:RRB-
Zhao Xue vs Lahno, 2011 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

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