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Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review
Compiled by SirIvanhoe
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These are the games featured in the original Solitaire Chess column published in Chess Review. The column began as 'Play the Masters' in January 1942. These games were specially selected for 'Guess the Move' style play.

#5 repeat published as #54 January 1948

Missing game #13 May 1943 column:

Event "telegraphic match"
Site "?"
Date "1903.??.??"
Round "?"
White "Jelinek"
Black "Libaire"
Result "1-0"
PlyCount "51"
WhiteTeam "Chicago"
BlackTeam "Brooklyn"

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. Bg5 Be6 8. O-O Be7 9. dxc5 O-O 10. a3 a5 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Na4 Ne5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. f4 Bc7 15. b4 Qf6 16. Qd2 axb4 17. axb4 Bd7 18. b5 Rfe8 19. Qxd5 Rxe2 20. Qxd7 Qg6 21. Qh3 Rae8 22. Nc3 Rxc2 23. Rae1 Rd8 24. Nd5 Kf8 25. Nxc7 Rxc5 26. Qd7 1-0

Missing game #31 April 1945 column:

Event "British Championship"
Site "Glasgow"
Date "1911.??.??"
Round "?"
White "Yates, F. B.."
Black "MacDonald, E.."
Result "1-0"
PlyCount "71"

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd8 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be3 e6 7. Bd3 c6 8. O-O Bd6 9. Re1 Nbd7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Rfe8 14. Ne4 Be7 15. Bf4 Qb6 16. Be5 Nxe5 17. Nxf6+ Bxf6 18. dxe5 Be7 19. Rab1 g6 20. g3 Rad8 21. h4 Kg7 22. h5 Rd5 23. Kg2 Rf8 24. c4 Rd4 25. Rh1 Qc5 26. hxg6 fxg6 27. Rxh7+ Kg8 28. Qe2 Rxd3 29. Rhh1 Rxf2+ 30. Qxf2 Qxf2+ 31. Kxf2 Bc5+ 32. Kg2 Rd2+ 33. Kf3 Rd3+ 34. Kg4 Rd4+ 35. Kg5 Bf8 36. Kf6 1-0

January 1942
Kashdan vs Rubinstein, 1931 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

February 1942
Bogoljubov vs Reti, 1923 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 0-1

March 1942
Nimzowitsch vs Salwe, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

April 1942
Keres vs Menchik, 1937
(A15) English, 45 moves, 1-0

June-July 1942 & (#54) January 1948
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

October 1942
Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

November 1942
L Van Vliet vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

December 1942
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

January 1943
Euwe vs Stoltz, 1931 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

February 1943
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

March 1943
G Safonov vs F Bohatirchuk, 1940 
(D84) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

April 1943
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

June-July 1943
Capablanca vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1925 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 0-1

August-September 1943
Capablanca vs K Havasi, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

October 1943
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1936 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

November 1943
Yates vs A Haida, 1925 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

December 1943
A W Fox vs H L Dickerson, 1904 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 27 moves, 1-0

January 1944
Allies vs Nimzowitsch, 1921 
(C15) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 0-1

February 1944
Baratz vs Menchik, 1928 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

March 1944
Przepiorka vs L Steiner, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

April 1944
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

May 1944
Maroczy vs Pillsbury, 1896 
(C48) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

June-July 1944
Marshall vs H Wolf, 1906 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

August-September 1944 (column gives 2 more full moves)
H Caro vs O Kunze, 1904
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

October 1944
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1936 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

November 1944
G Nagy vs Przepiorka, 1925 
(A15) English, 34 moves, 1-0

January 1945
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1937 
(A14) English, 32 moves, 1-0

February 1945
Reti vs Spielmann, 1928 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

March 1945
Breyer vs K Havasi, 1918  
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

May 1945
Keres vs P List, 1937
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

June-July 1945
Keres vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0

August-September 1945
Kotov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1939 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

November 1945
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

December 1945
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 35 moves, 1-0

January 1946
J Mieses vs Alapin, 1908 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

February 1946
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

March 1946
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

April 1946
Marshall vs D S Polland, 1937 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 32 moves, 1-0

May 1946 - discrepancy at end of score
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1914 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

June-July 1946
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

August-September 1946
Lipke vs Janowski, 1898 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

October 1946
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

December 1946
Fine vs Dake, 1933 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

January 1947
Yates vs W C Palmer, 1911
(B58) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

February 1947
J Caldas Vianna vs A S Paes de Barros, 1900  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

March 1947
Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

April 1947
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

May 1947
Capablanca vs O Bernstein, 1911 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

June 1947
Marshall vs Janowski, 1906 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

July 1947
Nimzowitsch vs Ahues, 1928 
(A16) English, 36 moves, 1-0

August 1947
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1909  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

February 1948
Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 1-0

March 1948
B Verlinsky vs V G Kirillov, 1933
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

September 1948
Pilnik vs Najdorf, 1942 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 1-0

October 1948 - Tally Ho!
Lilienthal vs S Landau, 1934 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

November 1948 - Eccentric
Tartakower vs Colle, 1930 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

December 1948 - Shades of Morphy
F Lazard vs A Gibaud, 1909 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

January 1949 - A Toast to Captain Evans
Tarrasch vs Kelz, 1890 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

February 1949 - There's One Born Every Minute
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

March 1949
Weenink vs S Landau, 1930 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

April 1949 - Sacrificing Principles
Reshevsky vs W Grigorieff, 1934 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

May 1949 - High School Hero
Denker vs H Feit, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

June 1949 - Thar's Gold in Them Thar Hills
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

July 1949 - Pagan Ritual
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

August 1949 - Madcap on the Loose
Marshall vs E Cohn, 1906 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

September 1949 - Three Times is Charm
P Dubinin vs N Petrov, 1936 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

October 1949 - Hot from the Fireside Book of Chess
L L Gonzalez vs G H Perrine, 1943 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

November 1949 - Chain Reaction
Alekhine vs V Kuprianov, 1909 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

December 1949 - "Stone Walls Do Not ..."
Przepiorka vs J Gottesdiener, 1924
(A81) Dutch, 20 moves, 1-0

February 1950 - Dead End
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

March 1950 - Better Than Book?
Szabo vs E E Book, 1948 
(A14) English, 24 moves, 1-0

April 1950
Nimzowitsch vs Gilg, 1927  
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

May 1950 - Prestidigitation
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

May 1950 - Banish the Bane
H H Holmes vs Yates, 1909 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

July 1950 - A Queen's Sacrifice
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

October 1950 - Rubinstein Refuted!
Znosko-Borovsky vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

November 1950 - Cornered - In the Open
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

December 1950
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

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