chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
King's Gambit attacking games
Compiled by Calar
--*--

-in chronological order

White's materialism loses to black piece activity (annotated)
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

White breaks through with his slowly prepared attack
Kieseritzky vs I Calvi, 1842 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Minor pieces mate after queen sacrifice
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Quick development and action lead to mate in 17
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Resourceful attack by Morphy
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Well played by black, not so well by white
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

"The Immortal Game"
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Kingside attack by Max Lange
M Lange vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Great queen sac and king hunt (and great pun, too)
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

White breaks through queenside
Staunton vs Loewenthal, 1857 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Excellent attacking game by Morphy as black...
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

...and white
Morphy vs G W Medley, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Mutually wild game
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Exploiting back rank weakness
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

One more Morphy's King Gambit
Morphy vs Bird, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

When both sides prefer attacking to defending their Kings
de Riviere vs H Baucher, 1859 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

Paulsen successfully defends against Muzio Gambit
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

"Rooks & bishops do the mating" by Anderssen
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

"Face the Muzio"
Blackburne vs Anderssen, 1862  
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Nice miniature by Black
Mackenzie vs Paulsen, 1862 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Great attack by Anderssen
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Black opens H-file for white's attack
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Steinitz's quick development and attack
Steinitz vs E Thorold, 1864 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Far far from home...
J Springer vs G Neumann, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

Knight runs into windmill
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

White under constant attack
Mayet vs G Neumann, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

White uses lead in development and F-file to attack
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

2nd rank intrusion by black
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Very bold play and nice attack by Blackburne (annotated)
G Neumann vs Blackburne, 1867  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

Kingside pawn storm as compensation for the queen
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

"Rooks & bishops do the mating 2" by Anderssen
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Successful attack in Muzio 1
Charousek vs K Schneider, 1891 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Unexpectedly quick collapse of black's position
Charousek vs G Makovetz, 1893 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

Attacking play great mating combination
Maroczy vs G V R Exner, 1894 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Fantastic play by Charousek
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1895 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Nice quenless attack
Fitzgerald vs Loyd, 1898 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

Successful attack in Muzio 2
S Niemzowitsch vs Neumann, 1899 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Successful attack in Muzio 3
A Pulitzer vs G Marco, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Black comes of better after mutual attacks
Teichmann vs G Marco, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

"Careful with Attacks, Eugene"
Chigorin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1903 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Maroczy attacks
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Black is faster with his attack
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

First row mate after king hunt
B Kurz vs K Treybal, 1904 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Nice attack and nice mate
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Breaking down black castle
Alekhine vs V Kuprianov, 1909 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Successful attack in Muzio 4
Spielmann vs Leonhardt, 1912 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Nice play by Spielmann
Spielmann vs Reti, 1912 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

One of most unusual variations of KG
J Fort vs W Campbell, 1913 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Great attacking play in Falkbeer Countergambit
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Keres attacks
Keres vs V Petrov, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Black turns the tables in Muzio Gambit
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Bronstein attacks
Bronstein vs P Dubinin, 1947 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

Furious attack starting from move 6
Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik demonstrates great play as black
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1952 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Bronstein knew how to attack as Black, too
Dus Chotimirsky vs Bronstein, 1954 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 0-1

Famous Fischer's loss in KG
Spassky vs Fischer, 1960 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Not your typical draw
Bronstein vs Petrosian, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky attacks
Spassky vs Kholmov, 1964 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 1-0

Mate with minimal forces
Keres vs Bronstein, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Meanwhile, Fischer realized virtues of KG
Fischer vs Minic, 1968 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Mutually sharp game
Bronstein vs C Chaude de Silans, 1969 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 32 moves, 1-0

White's position is prone to attacks, too
B Lasak vs S Naftalin, 1977 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Quite a fun game
L Josteinsson vs D Van Riper, 1978 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Pawn storm opposite wings
G H Kroes vs A Hotting, 1985 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Crumping the black position
Popovych vs E Karklins, 1989 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Truly remniscent of 19th century
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Nice middlegame combination by white
J Gallagher vs Balashov, 1991 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Why is castling one of priorities in KG
Hector vs R Ziatdinov, 1994 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Unexpected rook sacrifice
J Aagaard vs P A Rasmussen, 1996 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

White King walks out of Black attack
Short vs Piket, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

"Rocky Marciano"
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Opposite wings attack
M Woudsma vs R Bloemhard, 1998 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Fantastic...very bold play
D Pruess vs W Shipman, 1998 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

Grischuk attacks
Grischuk vs V Yandemirov, 2000 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

White forgets to develop and focuses on pawn moves
E Berg vs Hector, 2001 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

Great last move
Fedorov vs Z Gyimesi, 2001 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Berg attacks
E Berg vs D de Vreugt, 2002 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 45 moves, 1-0

Queen overpowers the crumped black pieces
H Pitre vs F Meng, 2005 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Kudos to both playres for such an exciting game
Short vs M Bluvshtein, 2007 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

KG at its best
A Gabrielian vs M Krylov, 2009 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 66 moves, 1-0

Successful attack in Muzio 5
M Lanzani vs M Sheskin, 2010 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Eames attacks
R Eames vs G Kjartansson, 2010 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

82 games

 » View all game collections by Calar PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC