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1900s Grandmasters Annointed
Compiled by fredthebear
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Herein are games with an artistic flair, surprising moves, interesting attacks or counter attacks, creative checkmates, moves of a rare or odd ball nature, and blunders. Thank you Mughug, Life Master AJ, Prasha, DJYoung.

This is a collection split. Sight under construction by Fredthebear.

You might like Storming The Barricades, Compiled by jakaiden. See Brilliancies By "Unknowns" Compiled by TheAlchemist. Also, Logical Chess Move by Move by GNBC as a study tool w/the book.

Here's a link to Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch playing is Tarrasch Defense! http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...


QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Weak back rank
NN vs Lasker / Maroczy, 1900 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

MARSHALL'S BEST GAMES OF CHESS
Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern Variation (D53) 1-0 Pawn makes big contribution
Marshall vs G Marco, 1900 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

P. 174 of "Secrets of the Sicilian Dragon" by Gufeld & Schiller
M Brody vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 18 moves, 0-1

Checkers/Whist/BLIND CHESS SIMUL - INCREDIBLE (1900) Boden's #
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 Reinfeld #
Pillsbury vs C S Howell, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 33: The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukrtrt Def (C25) 1-0Brilliancy
Chigorin vs J Mortimer, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26) 1-0 Queen En Prise
J Mieses vs Janowski, 1900 
(C26) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1-0 Copycat BUSTED!
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900 
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Classic Bxh7+ sacrifice yields sideways Epaulette Mate vsFrench
M Pestalozzi vs D Duhm, 1900 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

KG, Falkbeer CG Charousek G (C31) Castle & rip open the center
K A Walbrodt vs Loew, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

"Oldrich Duras" Sounds of a wise old warrior of medieval epic
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Una magnífica partida de Schlechter, muy característica de su e
Schlechter vs Janowski, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack/Chess Variant (000) Two mating squares
Nimzowitsch vs Leelaus, 1910 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Blackburne won a "Special Brilliancy Prize" for this game
Blackburne vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Simul beating
Lasker vs R L Sze, 1911 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

One of the most beautiful moves ever played
Tarrasch vs Allies, 1914  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Eddie Lasker pulls the emperor all the way across!
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1Notes by Nimzowitsch
F J Lee vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1, 17 moves. Dbl R sacs, K walk
Helmer vs J Krejcik, 1917 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Capa saw it all; a great performance
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Control the file, rob the pin
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1906 
(A53) Old Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

461 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
E Cohn vs Chigorin, 1907 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) 0-1 Beautiful double discovered checkmate
J F Smyth vs H Helms, 1915 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

This brawl becomes a 4 queens game with a dynamite finish
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 46 moves, 0-1

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Lasker Var (A83) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sac smack
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Mating Pattern in Reinfeld Book
Capablanca vs Masyutin, 1914 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 Q sac for pieces
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

"The Art of Sacrifice in Chess" by R. Spielmann
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Classical (A84) 1-0 Notes by Levenfish
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

St. George Def (B00) 0-1 Bizarre. Both sides sac Qs to promote.
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Anastasia's #
Lasker vs Fortuijn, 1908 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

Boden's Mate, one Teichmann's famous games
Teichmann vs NN, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Capa actually gets #!
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Brooklyn Var (B02) 1-0 c2 attack backfires
Pillsbury vs E Chatard, 1900 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack (B08) 1-0 Cambridge Springs 1904
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Euwe Attack (B10) 1-0 Pseudo-Arabian Mate
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

Remove the Defender... in Beginner's Picture Guide by Horowitz
Schuster vs Carls, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 0-1

A very famous off-hand game ends in Reti's Mate
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. ML (B15) 1-0 Castle opposite, full force Kside
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Blitzkrieg!!
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

EG: White wins the battle of the central pawns and trades down
A E Post vs Tartakower, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 53 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack - By Vladimir Vukovic
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs J Schenkein, 1905 
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Morphy Gambit (B21) 0-1Pile on the pin w/a Pawn
B V Lyubimov vs Alekhine, 1908 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 16 moves, 0-1

Interference, or else...
Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1905 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

Marshall's Pieces of Gold Game
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Var (B24) 1-0 4 Queens, Standing O
Burn vs O Chajes, 1911 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 115 moves, 1-0

Game 3, 50 Great Games of Chess by Harry Golombek
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 35 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open, Maroczy Bind (B38) 1-0 Wood on the fire!
Lasker vs Broderson, 1908 
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 183 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 24 moves, 1-0

Lasker avoids the opening trap and is forced to fight
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B57) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Exchange. Monte Carlo birth?(C01) 1-0 N corralled on rim
Marshall vs Swiderski, 1904 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

Alekhine makes 8 knight moves to win in 18!! Incredible!
Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

FR Classical, Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Notes by AN, others
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Grigoriev Var (C12) Fictional 5 Queens Game
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Excellent use of space, batteries, pins, and double check
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 White can't stop Ba6
NN vs Lasker, 1905 
(C21) Center Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Putting out fires with gasoline.
Hartlaub vs M W Testa, 1912 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

An off-hand game; White targets the pin and Black Q
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 0-0-0, Pillsbury's # coming
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1902 
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

25. Qe6+! is the first of four deflection moves for mate.
J Mieses vs Albin, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Dbl R sacrifice, Q sacrifice
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

En prise but not to worry...
J Krejcik vs K Krobot, 1908 
(C22) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Choose which fork
NN vs Leonhardt, 1903 
(C22) Center Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Nearly impregnable
J Mieses vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Hypermodern chess: Aron Nimzovich by Reinfeld
Nimzowitsch vs Hilse, 1904 
(C25) Vienna, 65 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit ML (C29) 1-0 Q raids; marvelous escape
J Krejcik vs Vidmar, 1906 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Very Unusual Start; Splendid Morphy's Mate
Neberman vs Silbermann, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical(C30) 0-1Multiple ways to mate
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
Schaaf vs Hartlaub, 1907 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted(C32) 1-0 B pair, Q on7th
Alapin vs Marshall, 1905 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Breyer Gambit (C33) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1919 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Castle by hand; gain time on Q
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Pseudo-Arab # next p. 67 Vuckovic
Gunsberg vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Black's K walks over to safety
Chigorin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Volatile game; B bests N
Marshall vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 The castled K wins again
Pillsbury vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1/2-1/2 Both castle long
Maroczy vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smothered Mate w/a Bishop!!
M Brody vs L Banya, 1901 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA, Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 S/he's a gonner!
W W Young vs Marshall, 1913 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA: Double N Sacrifice & Q Sac -- as good as it gets!
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0Bird's last game was sensational!
Bird vs Pfander, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Exchange (341) 1-0 Ultimate deflect the defender.
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Black Q hung 3 different ways!?!
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

Castling opposite, pawn storm, Black's queen romps!
K Havasi vs Breyer, 1917 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Fascinating attack by the great Marshall.
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 The Great Swindle
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Three Knights/Scotch (C46) 1-0 Opening king walker
Euwe vs H van Hartingsvelt, 1920 
(C46) Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

Marshall called "La cerise sur le gateau de toutes parties mode
Janowski vs Lasker, 1904 
(C48) Four Knights, 35 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 h-file attack
Z Belsitzmann vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(C48) Four Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Four Knights: Ranken Var (C48) 1-0Lengthy exchange gem
Znosko-Borovsky vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48)1-0 Classic Queen Ending!
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Classical Var (C48)1-0 P fork trick works
Leonhardt vs Spielmann, 1906 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Page 68 "Chess Fundamentals" by Jose Capablanca.
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 54 moves, 1-0

G40: Four Knights Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 0-1
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1

Queen trapped in the center.
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

4 Knights Game: Spanish (C49) 1/2-1/2 White could have won
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1903 
(C49) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 7: 50 Great Games of Chess, by Harry Golombek
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908  
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice
A Lasker vs Ed. Lasker, 1909 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Italian 6.d3 (C50) 1-0 Broken Symmetry
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Reti Mate before Reti
M R Kaldegg vs G Zeissl, 1903 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Def (C52) 1-0 Violent Blindfold Simul
Alekhine vs N Sorokin, 1916 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais Var (C53) 1-0 Passer
Leonhardt vs Maroczy, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit (C54) 1-0 Powerful Discoveries and Pin
Traxler vs Duras, 1902 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Bxf7+ then Ne6 traps Qd8
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Italian fork trick (C55) 0-1 0-0-0 and Bxa2 snare
L Forgacs vs H Caro, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Kside attack
Reti vs Spielmann, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Extreme Efficiency, A Beautiful Mate
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Knight sac seizes a long initiative
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Modern Chess Strategy III by Ludek Pachman
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Unsound works again!
Z von Balla vs Reti, 1918 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical (C64) 1-0 Smothered Queenmate!
Z von Balla vs A Ritzen, 1914 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Bully Q Deflection
Duras vs H Wolf, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Nyholm Attack (C65) 0-1 Zugzwang
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Double checkmate on the open file
Nimzowitsch vs Ryckhoff, 1910 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Improved Steinitz (C66) 0-1 15 captures in 21 m
Capablanca vs D W Pomeroy, 1909 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Two dandy sacrifices many would not consider
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1901 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Chernev's 'Combinations: The Heart of Chess', Dover Pub. p. 225
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Scene in Stanley Kubrick's movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

A Capablanca miniature: Q sacrifice allows mate on f7
Capablanca vs L B Meyer, 1908 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1 Crushing move
B Leussen vs C Trimborn, 1903 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Steiner (C89) 0-1 Uncommon # pattern
W Frere vs Marshall, 1917 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 17 moves, 0-1

Marshall unveils his gambit but Capa defends carefully
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Standard Kingside Attack You Should Know
Teichmann vs Schlechter, 1911 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Stonewall Attack; The Original Alekhine's Block?!
Alekhine vs V Ostrogsky, 1910 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Colle-Zukertort vs Stonewall D (D00) 1-0 Blind tactics
Capablanca vs J Baca Arus, 1912 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0, 8 moves
Alekhine vs A Kaufmann, 1918 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Seriously good MG sac and EG cut-offs
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Brutal Dbl B sacs
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Queen Pawn Game: Krause Var (D02) 0-1 Thematic
Dus Chotimirsky vs Vidmar, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Q Pawn Game: Krause Var (D02) 0-1 Another FJM gem
Burn vs Marshall, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Colle System (D02) 1-0 Basic lesson on pins by a Rook
Keres vs D Adamson, 1935 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Four(!) pawns are sent to the 2nd rank to seize the win!
F J Lee vs H Shoosmith, 1904 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

QGD Copycat (D02) 1-0 Quad Pawns in 18, Hogs on 8th
E E Colman vs H Jacobs, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Colle System / QGD (D04) 1-0 Deflection Q sac unblocks passer
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle lived from 1897 to 1932, Zukertort lived 1842 to 1888
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1903 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Dusseldorf 1908 brilliancy
Alekhine vs Koehnlein, 1908 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Colle System / QGD 5.c4 7.Nc3 (D05) 1-0 Efficient diagonal play
E Tennenwurzel vs R T Black, 1911 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Salwe vs Olland, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Immune Q sends K running
R Berger vs J Krejcik, 1907 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Very, VERY unique mate!!
Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Absolutely stunning combination!!
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 Long Kside attack by unstoppable Q
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

The drawing master is swindled with a drawing trap
Schlechter vs H Wolf, 1906 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rook Endgame, self-stalemate
Marshall vs Duras, 1912 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

"Poor Marshall dead! Must be mate!"
Marshall vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

QGD (D30) 1-0 Famous R ending, highly annotated, photo
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Q sac+R sac+minor piece sac = a fantastic game
Hartlaub vs V Benary, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Outposted Knight vs Bad Bishop = Slow Suffocation
Schlechter vs W John, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

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

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Active vs inactive queen
Alapin vs S Von Freymann, 1912 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Rubinstein System (D33) 1-0 Dbl Windmill
J Brach Sr vs J R von Pessler, 1910 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 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

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0 14.h4 and a Greek Gift
Marshall vs Von Scheve, 1902 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 32 in 'Why Lasker Matters' by Andrew Soltis.
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1900 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Vienna (D39) 1-0 The N stirs fright
Kupchik vs E Tennenwurzel, 1913 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

How chess should be played
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 Weak Kside crumbles
Capablanca vs C Jaffe, 1910 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Marshall's Kingside Attack with the Heavy Pieces
Marshall vs Duras, 1905 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0 Prevent castling and more
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1910 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Janowski's supreme achievement, a nice breakthrough
Janowski vs Alapin, 1905 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize at Cambridge Springs 1904
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1904 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern (Lasker) Variation (D55) 0-1Philidor's Legacy set-up
M Lowcki vs Przepiorka, 1911 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 0-1

QG Declined: Lasker Defense (D53) 1-0 Marshall makes it look EZ
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

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

White could have claimed a draw by three-time repetition
Rotlewi vs Teichmann, 1911 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 0-1 Bully Queen occupation
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D64) 0-1 Lured into zugzwang
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1918 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. St. Petersburg (E43)1-0A "kitchen sink" game
Alekhine vs Mendelevic, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. St. Petersburg Var (E43) 0-1Pins, f2 vs f7
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1914 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05)1-0 Q sac to Lawnmower#
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Furious action
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Smashing Arabian #
Lasker vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 0-1N rescue
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Open Var (C55) 0-1 Simul whoopin'
Lasker vs E M Sala, 1901 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Discover++
Salomon vs Gregor, 1902 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Q's Knight Def (C30) 1-0 Spearhead w/N#
Lasker vs C R McBride, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Black resigned (pin) w/a winning pos
Von Popiel vs G Marco, 1902 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

King Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She's sucked into play
H Seyboth vs Luetze, 1902 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C15) 1-0 Spearheads
Pillsbury vs W Napier, 1902 
(C15) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack / Max Lange (C56) 1-0 Q dual
Teichmann vs Allies, 1902 
(C56) Two Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Fire on the g-file!
Boucek vs Duras, 1902 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 0-1 Unusual finish
Reggio vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(B40) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit Bb5 (C30) 1-0 Unpin, sitting Q sac for a mating net
Lasker vs NN, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch (C45) 1-0 Common mini when fianchetto B bites the dust
B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Dbl B pins, more!!
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Hit the 6th, Seize open lines
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 34 in Why Lasker Matters by Andrew Soltis
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Schlechter punishes 3...f5
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Urusov Attack (C39) 1-0 land, sea & air!!
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

'62 Masterpieces of Chess Strategy' chosen by IC
O Bernstein vs J Mieses, 1904 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 49 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 2 mating squares
W Napier vs W T Dickinson, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 A bit on the hairy side
H Wolf vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

#31 in the classic "Masters of the Chessboard" by Richard Reti
Schlechter vs G Marco, 1904 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack(C56) 1-0 7 of last 8 are checks
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzomania--world's longest stalemate combination. 2R vs. 2R.
A E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1/2- Q sac for Stalemate
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 She can't be both places at once
Janowski vs Burn, 1905 
(C48) Four Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Fabulous Black sac attack!!
NN vs L Lowy, 1905 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

‘My Most Exciting Game’, p.280-281 of 'CHESS', 14 April 1939
J Mieses vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C13) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Schlechter drew a World Championship Match with Lasker in 1910.
Schlechter vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

The player with "9 lives" strikes again...
Schlechter vs Janowski, 1907 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Long Tall Salwe. A great swindle.
Znosko-Borovsky vs Salwe, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

G252: '500 Master Games of Chess' by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Lasker vs Marshall, 1907 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 69 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2Knts, Reversed Dragon (A22) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
O Bernstein vs Metger, 1907 
(A22) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 0-1 Smite!
J Perlis vs Tartakower, 1907 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 11 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Ahead of his time
Lasker vs B J van Trotsenburg, 1908 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Underpromotion to avoid stalemate - move 77
Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Nxf7 sac allows Qh7+
I Abonyi vs J Engler, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 166 in Golden Treasury of Chess (Wellmuth/Horowitz)
Schlechter vs Salwe, 1909 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

From the 40th move the ending is a single profound study
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 0-1

St Petersburg 1909- clear 1st, awarded Master title
B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in Harry Golombek's book "Richard Réti's Best Games."
J Krejcik vs Reti, 1909 
(C26) Vienna, 31 moves, 0-1

Capablanca gives up queen for dbl check and mate next
Capablanca vs T A Carter, 1909 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzovich: Chess Praxis, Game 53 - Over protection
K Behting vs Nimzowitsch, 1910 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

One -outstanding- ending combination. You'll love it.
Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Vari (C29) 1-0 Pin to win
Spielmann vs Levenfish, 1911 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

I.A. Horowitz's "How to win in the Chess Openings" Chess Movie
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Famous Trap Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit(C50) 0-1 mini
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

KGA Traditional 4...Bg7 (C38) 0-1Black battery down h-file w/Ns
J Szekely vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense (A43) 1-0 Double R sac
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
W Rudolf vs NN, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

G9 inMy Best Games...1908-1937 by A. Alekhine, 21st Century Ed.
Alekhine vs G Marco, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Alekhine's Double Rook Sacrifice
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

*Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Q sacrifice, Pawn mate
S Mlotkowski vs Deacon, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Boden's #
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Incredible straight jacket
S F St Jermain Steadman vs Ed. Lasker, 1913 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def./Lion vs Bg2 (C41) 1-0 Dynamic Qside Attack!!
Reti vs O Tenner, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Sac attack!
J Raoux vs J Du Mont, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Resembles Ryder Gambit
Spielmann vs Flamberg, 1914 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Game 10: Chess Fundamentals by Jose Raul Capablanca
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange. Alekhine (C68) 1-0 Lasker's R pair prevails
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1/2- St. Petersburg 1914
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-Q4 Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 White N fork or B pin next
Bogoljubov vs N I Grekov, 1914 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Game 17 in 'Nimzowitsch: Move by Move' by Stephen Giddins.
Nimzowitsch vs Taubenhaus, 1914  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 See F. Young vs L. Dore, 1892
H E Atkins vs H Jacobs, 1915 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Symmetrical (D02) 1-0 B+ displaced Black K as defender
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1916 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 1-0 Q trap
Hromadka vs S Rozental, 1917 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

"Senor Capablanca's zugzwang sympnony" (Tartakover)
Capablanca vs B Kostic, 1919 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 86 moves, 1-0

Old ML Moeller Attack 13...0-0 Sham Q sac, rowdy Rs
Euwe vs J O'Hanlon, 1919 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

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