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Annotations by Various Authorities & Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Let's all learn from the thoughts of others.

This collection was originally compiled by Fredthebear. Thank you Gioachino Greco, Raymond Keene.
See Annotated Games by Morphischer.
See Mating patterns compiled by Funology.
See strategy masterpieces compiled by yahooman.

Philidor Def Lopez Countergambit (C41) 0-1 The Big Clamp 4Blk
NN vs Philidor, 1749  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

Notes by Paul Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Notes by Morphy; Black missed the better move
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C00) French Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Fine says it's the FIRST great immortal game of chess
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

M'Donnell here invented an ingenious variation, beginning with
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 51 moves, 1-0

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 55 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 45 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 1-0 Annotated by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

QGA Old Var./French Exchange Monte Carlo (D20) 1-0 Notes by PM
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lopez V (C23) 0-1 Ns all about; Morphy notes
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined (D30) 0-1Instructive R play benefits Ps
Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Notes by Chernev and many others
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Notes by Lowenthal; Blindfold Simul!
Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Counterattack 4.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Szen (B44) 1-0 W developed pieces, Black Ps
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Ne6; notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Notes J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

French Kside Fianchetto / Sicilian (C00) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical w/4.b4 (C30) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs R Cremorne, 1859  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical, Cntr Attack (C53) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs J G Cunningham, 1859  
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Small Center (C00) 1-0 Pin the tail on the rat!
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1861  
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs W J Evelyn, 1862  
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0Pile on pin
Blackburne vs A G Puller, 1862  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 50 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Haxo Gambit (C55) 1-0 A Masterly Escape - Blindfolded!!
Blackburne vs A G Howard, 1862  
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Kside crusher; notes by JHB
Blackburne vs J B Payne, 1862  
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical. Greco G. Traditional (C54) 0-1The Clean Mate
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Notes by Irving Chernev. White changes mating squares!
Steinitz vs Van der Meden, 1865  
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
G Neumann vs Blackburne, 1867  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Notes by JHB
NN vs Blackburne, 1871  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

3 Knights Opening: Steinitz Def. (C46) 0-1 A positional crush
S Rosenthal vs Steinitz, 1873 
(C46) Three Knights, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Anderssen vs Blackburne, 1873  
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

annotated in Tartakower and Du Mont's <500 Master Games of Ches
Bird vs J Mason, 1876 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs G MacDonnell, 1876  
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var(C29) 0-1 Early Ps eat Ns
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1876  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0 Which N wins?
Blackburne vs Wilson, 1880  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1881  
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1881  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Englisch vs Blackburne, 1883  
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Richter Attack(C13) 1-0Greek gift, Deflection
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1885  
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Just take it!
Blackburne vs Tarrasch, 1885  
(C13) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Classical, Blackburne Attack (C45) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Gunsberg, 1885  
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 1-0 Morphy-like K hunt
Blackburne vs Thomson, 1885  
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Notes by Robert James Fischer
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886  
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Bird vs Blackburne, 1886  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Blackburne vs Mr. L, 1886  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs Zukertort, 1887  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 35 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Self-pin; remove defender
Blackburne vs W Pollock, 1888  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs Lipschutz, 1889  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

King's Knight Opening (C44) 1-0 Notes by Blackburne
Gunsberg vs Blackburne, 1889  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

Notes by Steinitz
W Pollock vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 49 moves, 1-0

Notes by Steinitz
Showalter vs Taubenhaus, 1889  
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

Notes by Steinitz
Chigorin vs D M Martinez, 1889  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29) 1-0 Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs M Judd, 1889  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 0-1 Notes by Blackburne
D G Baird vs Blackburne, 1889  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 52 moves, 0-1

Annotated by Steinitz: "Mr Gossip deserves the highest praise"
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian, Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Bird vs W Pollock, 1889  
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 1-0

Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Chigorin vs J Mason, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
J Mason vs Bird, 1889  
(B30) Sicilian, 62 moves, 1-0

Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Gossip vs Chigorin, 1889  
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 0-1

Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Bird vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
E Delmar vs Chigorin, 1889  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Burille vs Bird, 1889  
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 34 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian~Dbl Fianchetto!? (B01) 0-1JHB notes; B vs N ending
D M Martinez vs Blackburne, 1889  
(B01) Scandinavian, 59 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open Classical Def. ML (C83) 0-1 Q sac, pin pawn to Q
J W Baird vs W Pollock, 1889  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 0-1

Ponziani, Spanish. Harrwitz Attack Nikitin G. (C44)0-1 WS notes
N MacLeod vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Bird vs J Mason, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Annotated by Steinitz
Chigorin vs Gunsberg, 1889  
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Notes by Karel Traxler
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Heavy HEAVY pieces in the center
Blackburne vs Owen, 1890  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Found in Modern Ideas In Chess
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Notes by JHB; Q batteries
J G Colbourne vs Blackburne, 1892  
(C22) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Evan's Gambit Declined Miniature
Marshall vs R Short, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Scandi 2...c6?! Blackburne Gambit (B01) 0-1 Notes by Pillsbury
B Vergani vs Blackburne, 1895  
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 0-1

Notes by C. von Bardeleben
Teichmann vs G Marco, 1895  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Notes by R. Teichmann
Lasker vs Janowski, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Notes by Dr. Tarrasch
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1895  
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Modern Variation (D53) 0-1 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Pillsbury vs Schlechter, 1895  
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

Italian Four Knights d3, Nc3 (C50) 1-0 Notes by R. Teichmann
J Mason vs Tarrasch, 1895  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Notes by Dr. Tarrasch
W Pollock vs Lasker, 1895  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Notes by C. von Bardeleben
W Pollock vs Chigorin, 1895  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

Notes by Emanuel Lasker
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1895  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 45 moves, 0-1

Notes by H. N. Pillsbury; Cross pin to win
Burn vs Lasker, 1895  
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1/2-1/2 Notes by E. Schiffers
Bird vs Blackburne, 1895  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Notes by C. von Bardeleben
W Pollock vs Bird, 1895  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 N & Q penetrate
J Mieses vs Pillsbury, 1895  
(C26) Vienna, 22 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Def. / Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated (D31) 0-1 Notes
Burn vs Tarrasch, 1895  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Notes by Tarrasch; Discovery+
J Mieses vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Charousek G Accepted (C32) 0-1 Notes by JHB
E Schallopp vs Blackburne, 1896  
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense / Owen Def (C00) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Tinsley, 1899  
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Nice Kside attack by Marshall. 'The Pipe Game'.
Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

"The Brazilian Immortal" notes by Roberto Grau
J Caldas Vianna vs A S Paes de Barros, 1900  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Comment by each player
Tarrasch vs Nimzowitsch, 1904 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein (D61) 1-0Strategic gem; A.N. notes
Maroczy vs H Suechting, 1905  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Notes by Dr. Emanuel Lasker
Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1906  
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Notes by Nimzowitsch
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 0-1

Notes by Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1907  
(C47) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Notes by Carl Schlechter and Dr. Savielly Tartakower
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Notes by Carl Schlechter, and Leopold Hoffer
Rubinstein vs D Daniuszewski, 1907  
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

Notes by Nimzowitsch
L Van Vliet vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Annotated by Nimzowitsch in his book entitled, "Blockade."
L Van Vliet vs Nimzowitsch, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Notes by Dr. Emanuel Lasker in "Lasker's Chess Magazine" 1907
Maroczy vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(C10) French, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzovich annotates an endgame plan true to 'His System'
F J Lee vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
E Cohn vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

The Giants of Strategy by Neil McDonald [Over Protection]
Schlechter vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

Deutsche Schachzeitung, 1908 - Carl Schlecter
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908  
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Understanding Pawn Play by GM Marovic, Ch. 2, p. 49
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 5: The Passed Pawn, T62MIGOCEP by Chernev
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Notes by Emanuel Lasker
Lasker vs Teichmann, 1909  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Notes by Emanuel Lasker
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Notes by Lasker
L Forgacs vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C01) French, Exchange, 52 moves, 0-1

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 A witty trap - notes by Dr. Lasker
A Speijer vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 0-1

Notes by Lasker and this game needs notes!
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1909  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Notes by Lasker. French McCutcheon. Chigorin Variation (C12) ˇ
L Forgacs vs Spielmann, 1909  
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 31 moves, 1-0

Notes by Emanuel Lasker
Lasker vs Vidmar, 1909  
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed (C88) 0-1 Classic Rook EG annotated by Lasker
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 0-1

QGA / Colle Zukertort (D02) 0-1 Responding to simple tactics
S Von Freymann vs Duras, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5/Nc6 (B01) 1/2-1/2 Qk draw by repetition
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1909  
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Berlin Def. Closed Bernstein Var (C66) 1-0 Notes by EL
Lasker vs Salwe, 1909  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alexander Alekhine
A Speijer vs Alekhine, 1910  
(C15) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1

Notes by J. R. Capablanca
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Notes by Jose Raul Capablanca
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

Game 26: Epic Battles of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B57) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Principles of Chess Strategy CD by Aleksey Bartashnikov
Leonhardt vs Burn, 1911 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Notes by J. Corzo
Capablanca Chess Club vs J Corzo, 1911  
(C21) Center Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Notes by Nimzowitsch; A Slow Motion Rout
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1911  
(A22) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def. Rubinstein System (D33) 1-0 "Chess Fundamentals"
Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1911  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

French Advance Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 Notes by R. Keene
Nimzowitsch vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 37 moves, 1-0

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0 Blockade Isolani
Nimzowitsch vs Salwe, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in My System by Aron Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Notes by Jacques Mieses and Dr. Savielly Tartakower
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

EG: Chernev's book, "Most Instructive Games Ever Played"
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Notes by Dr. Savielly Tartakower
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

French Adv Milner-Barry Gambit 8Be2 (C02) 1-0 Open kingsides
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1912  
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Notes by A.N.
Nimzowitsch vs S Von Freymann, 1912 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 1-0

Dr. Emanuel Lasker from "The Evening Post", 1912
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C47) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 Notes by Mieses
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 White has weak squares, restricted king
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Notes by Nimzowitsch
H Kline vs Capablanca, 1913  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Notes by Capablanca
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 64 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Game 5 of Nimzowitch's 'My System'
Von Haken vs Giese, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1Dbl B Sacs; Notes by Raymond Keene
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Notes by Nimzowitsch except where noted.
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Notes by Richard Reti
Alekhine vs Fahrni, 1914  
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

Notes by Dr. Tarrasch
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

Notes by Raymond Keene
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1914  
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1Notes by Dr. Tarrasch; like witchcraft
Marshall vs Lasker, 1914  
(A53) Old Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

Notes by Eric Schiller
B Beffie vs W Schelfhout, 1915  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Breslau Var (C83) 0-1 Notes by Chernev
NN vs Tarrasch, 1915  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0Did U see it comin?
G Gessner vs N Whitaker, 1916  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern (B01) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate for K walk
J Perrier vs F J Wellmuth, 1917  
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

comments by Italians IM Giorgio Porreca and Adriano Chicco
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Notes by Nimzowitsch
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1920  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1-0 Notes by Reti, Tart
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1920  
(C48) Four Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

Notes by J.R. Capablanca
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 0-1Groom Ps 4 Promotion
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D63) 1-0 JRC played it safe
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Main Line (D64) 1/2-1/2 Non-orthodox play
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Superior W Knights
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Notes by Geza Maroczy
Capablanca vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1922  
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Notes by Geza Maroczy
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Notes by Geza Maroczy
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1922  
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 43: "The Immortal Games of Capablanca" by Reinfeld
J S Morrison vs Capablanca, 1922  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

French Advance, Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Famous suffocation
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Tartakower Var (C45) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Tartakower vs Yates, 1922  
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B38) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Capablanca vs D Marotti, 1922  
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 24 moves, 1-0

"The Immortal Zugzwang Game"
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E20) 0-1 Play & notes by Aron Nimzowitsch
A Brinckmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Notes by Alekhine; NY 1924 First brilliancy prize
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Horwitz Def (A80) 1-0 Rook endgame masterpiece
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 19 in the book "My System" by Aron Nimzowitsch
Albert Becker vs Nimzowitsch, 1925  
(C10) French, 61 moves, 0-1

Notes translated from Deutsche Schachzeitung
A Pokorny vs Hromadka, 1926  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Notes by Ray Keene
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926  
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense d6 vs Colle (A80) 0-1 BLOCKADE; notes by A.N.
H Hage vs Nimzowitsch, 1926  
(A80) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

Notes by Nimzowitsch
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Notes by Nimzowitsch
Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

"The Immortal Overprotection Game"
Nimzowitsch vs Systemsson, 1927  
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Blockading Technique
H K Mattison vs Nimzowitsch, 1929  
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

"Aron Nimzowitsch: A Reappraisal" by Keene
N Mannheimer vs Nimzowitsch, 1930  
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E35) 1-0Heavily annotated
Capablanca vs Euwe, 1931 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 31 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alekhine
Milner-Barry vs Tartakower, 1932  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Variation (A51) 1-0 Notes by A.A
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1932  
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alekhine; like a Stonewall Attack w/unusual play
Tartakower vs W Winter, 1932  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Game #67, My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Notes by Lasker
Vidmar vs Lasker, 1936  
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Notes by Alexander Alekhine
W Winter vs Vidmar, 1936 
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 28 moves, 0-1

Notes by Alekhine
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alekhine
Euwe vs Tartakower, 1936  
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical (B72) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual; notes by AA
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Three Knights Var (D37) 1-0 Notes by Alekhine
Fine vs Lasker, 1936  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capa Var (A47) 0-1A kNight on the rim gets trapped
Bogoljubov vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Notes by AA
Lasker vs Euwe, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Milner-Barry Var (E33) 1/2- A.A.
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1936  
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E27) 1/2-1/2 Notes by A.A.
W Winter vs C H Alexander, 1936 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening vs Old Indian (A15) 1-0 Notes by AA
Botvinnik vs Tartakower, 1936  
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 1/2- Notes by AA
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1936  
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def. Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 1-0 Detailed notes by Euwe
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937  
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 97 in My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937  
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

W.H. Cozens annotates in The Lost Olympiad Stockholm 1937
Stahlberg vs Euwe, 1937 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54) 0-1 F.M. notes
Kevitz vs Marshall, 1937  
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 25 moves, 0-1

Colle System (D05) 1-0 See tpstar notes for system lesson
Koltanowski vs J O'Hanlon, 1937 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anti-Anti-Grünfeld(A17) 1-0 FJMnotes
Santasiere vs Marshall, 1941  
(A17) English, 24 moves, 0-1

Notes by Alexander Alekhine
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Notes by Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Breyer Variation (C13) 1-0
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1942  
(C13) French, 42 moves, 1-0

"107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-1945" by Alekhine; R on 7th
Kashdan vs Reshevsky, 1942
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights (A28) 0-1 R ending promo race
Keres vs K Richter, 1942  
(A28) English, 59 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E25) 0-1Notes by Alekhine
K Junge vs Bogoljubov, 1942  
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 40 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1Discovery+
C Sammelius vs A J van den Hoek, 1942  
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

Notes by Eric Schiller; Smothered mate by name sake
Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 33: 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 Alekhine
A Pomar Salamanca vs Alekhine, 1945  
(C01) French, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

Notes by Peter Clarke
Petrosian vs Y Kotkov, 1946  
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 1-0 Notes by Peter Clarke
Petrosian vs A Pirtskhalava, 1947  
(A90) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

Notes by Peter Clarke
A Kalantar vs Petrosian, 1948  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik considered the following to be his best game of the t
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948  
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

Notes by Peter Clarke
Petrosian vs Bondarevsky, 1950  
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Brilliant Fischer rampage!
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Analyzed by Bobby Fischer in his "My 60 Memorable Games"
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B40) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Heavily Analyzed Game in Books
Fischer vs Tal, 1959 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 52 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 Notes by Ray Keene
Petrosian vs P M Nielsen, 1960  
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Vilket anfall (damoffer men...)
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Notes by IGM Raymond Keene
Petrosian vs Stein, 1961  
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Variation (B92) 0-1Notes by Fischer
Unzicker vs Fischer, 1962  
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Extensive Notes
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Paulsen. Bastrikov Var(B47) 0-1Notes by Raymond Keene
J B Adams vs Keene, 1963  
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Notes by Damsky
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

'The World's Greatest Chess Games' by Burgess, Nunn & Emms
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Notes by Eric Schiller
D D van Geet vs Guyt, 1967  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Notes by Wade; learn how to expand and apply pressure
Saidy vs Fischer, 1968  
(A25) English, 35 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Notes by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970  
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Notes by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1970  
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

English/Neo-Grünfeld, Ultra-delayed Exchange Var (D79) BF Notes
Smyslov vs Fischer, 1970  
(D79) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line, 46 moves, 0-1

"One of the best KID games ever played."
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Chessville.com weekly newsletter Volume 3 Issue 17
Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

Comment by Keene. Example of IQP Blockade
Keene vs Uhlmann, 1971  
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 52 moves, 0-1

Extensive notes by Raymond Keene
Gligoric vs Keene, 1971  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

One of Ray Keene's Favorite Games
J Penrose vs Keene, 1971  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E08) 1-0Instructive notes by Keene
Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B26) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Hecht vs Keene, 1972  
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 32 moves, 0-1

QGA Smyslov Variation (D25) 0-1 Notes by Schiller
Reshevsky vs E Schiller, 1972  
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
A van den Berg vs Keene, 1973  
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

Notes by Keene and good links in Kibitzer Commentary
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1 Just take it
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene
E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical; 2.b3!? (A30) 1-0Notes by R. Keene
Keene vs J Penrose, 1974  
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1Notes by R. Keene
Bagirov vs Keene, 1974 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 46 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

5.Bg5 is referenced on p. 13. 5.Ne2 is suggested.
Gurgenidze vs Kholmov, 1978
(C26) Vienna, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

LS Notes
L Shamkovich vs Anguiano, 1978 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Extensive notes by Raymond Keene
J J Carleton vs Keene, 1978  
(B15) Caro-Kann, 29 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene, with excerpts. Excellent sacrifices!
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. 5...Ba5 Tartakower Attack (C52) 0-1Notes by Black
Estrin vs V Palciauskas, 1978  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E26) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs H Ardiansyah, 1979  
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Main Line (D42) 0-1 Flames on Qside
Musaiev vs M Karmov, 1979  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 28 moves, 0-1

Notes by Tony Miles, edited by Ray Keene.
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene
M Basman vs Keene, 1981  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs R Bellin, 1981 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 48 moves, 1-0

proof of the adage that in attack having opposite bishops is li
Keene vs O Jakobsen, 1981  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

In Modern Chess Analysis by Robin Smith (2004) Gambit Publicati
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Notes by Eric Schiller; Delayed Keres Attack (B23)
E Schiller vs M P S Da Cunha, 1981  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Arabian Mate Variant Awaits
J Sunye Neto vs Kasparov, 1981 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

Notes by Adorjan from Informant
Adorjan vs G Glatt, 1982  
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Variation (A67)
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Notes by G.K.
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Larry Christiansen, "Chess Life" February 1983
L Christiansen vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

"The Ultimate Colle" by Gary Lane, game #7
Yusupov vs P Scheeren, 1983 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 Notes by Keene
G Hjorth vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Notes by Eric Schiller, from the book Saving Lost Positions, Ba
B Colias vs E Friedman, 1985  
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 47 moves, 0-1

Garry Kasparov, excerpt from "How Life Imitates Chess", 2007
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987  
(A13) English, 64 moves, 1-0

This is how a 4th grader (10 yrs old) can play, when motivated.
B Leverett vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Sac fest to Epaulette Mate; notes C. Hoi
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Breyer Def. Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 0-1 Lot goin' on here
Smirin vs Beliavsky, 1989 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 38 moves, 0-1

Link: Robert Byrne annotated the game in the NY Times
Kasparov vs Psakhis, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Notes by Zagrebelny from Informant.
S Zagrebelny vs A Ponyi, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

Notes by Bill Melvin. Great Combination!
B Melvin vs R Cunningham, 1994  
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1995  
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 Kasparov's Immortal
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Winner annotates indepth
Y Dembo vs D Driamin, 2000  
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0 Many notes by Keene
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Notes by Boris Schipkov; "obvious" but only if you are on the l
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch (C42) 0-1 2Rs best Q
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

Spanish Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 32 moves, 0-1

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37) 1-0 Annotated by Ray Keene
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 69 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Knight's Tour Var (A61) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Ray Keene
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(A61) Benoni, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Horwitz (Stonewall-ish) Defense (A40) 1-0Nice sac into crosspin
E Schiller vs V Ossipov, 2005  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Kavalek analyzes this game in his chess column
Onischuk vs Shabalov, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Blumenfeld D49) 0-1 Failed Q sac & P dash
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner Var (E41) 1-0 Nxg7 leads to g-file +
J Sarfati vs R Stevens, 2008  
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

NY Times chess column analyzes this game
L Dominguez vs Karjakin, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

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