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The Giants of Power Play by Neil McDonald
Compiled by hms123
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July 26, 2010
This collection is complete.


Introduction
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 30 moves, 1-0

Ch. 1 The Dynamic element
A Pomar Salamanca vs Alekhine, 1945  
(C01) French, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B56) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs J Podgorny, 1943 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Keres, 1952 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 40 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Opocensky vs Alekhine, 1942 
(A53) Old Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

Ch. 2 Catching the King in the Centre
Morphy vs Maurian, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Worrall, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs E E Book, 1938 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Dreev, 1990 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

Geller vs M Stean, 1975 
(A04) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Rozentalis, 1999 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 24 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Ch. 3 Opening Old (and New) Wounds
P Delekta vs Geller, 1992 
(C28) Vienna Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2006 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Geller vs Petrosian, 1963 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Velimirovic, 1971 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 50 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Ch. 4 The Life History of a Knight
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Kotov, 1955 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Gligoric, 1970 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Gligoric, 1967 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 40 moves, 1-0

Morozevich vs Topalov, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Kamsky vs Topalov, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Ch. 5 The Goldilocks Queen
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Topalov vs Naiditsch, 2005 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

N Spiridonov vs Geller, 1978
(A14) English, 26 moves, 0-1

A Strikovic vs Topalov, 1988 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 31 moves, 0-1

Stahlberg vs Bronstein, 1950 
(A10) English, 41 moves, 0-1

G Barcza vs Bronstein, 1949 
(A20) English, 36 moves, 0-1

Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Ch. 6 Energizing the Pawns
Geller vs Pribyl, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Smyslov, 1950 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 58 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(B01) Scandinavian, 54 moves, 1-0

Radjabov vs Topalov, 2003 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Bronstein, 1971 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 49 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs C Lutz, 2002 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Ch. 7 A Battering Ram on the f-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Keres, 1950 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Korchnoi, 1963
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs A Selezniev, 1922 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 33 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 58 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Bird, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Ch. 8 Backward Pawns and Indian Bishops
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1921 
(A24) English, Bremen System with ...g6, 36 moves, 1-0

F Zita vs Bronstein, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 30 moves, 0-1

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

M Germek vs Geller, 1961
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Karjakin vs Topalov, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Ch. 9 The Psychology of Preparation
Harrwitz vs Morphy, 1858  
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Harrwitz vs Morphy, 1858  
(A84) Dutch, 54 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Geller vs Karpov, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

Ch. 10 The Art of Surprise
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs E Rojahn, 1956 
(C58) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Timman vs Geller, 1973 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 36 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(D85) Grunfeld, 32 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

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