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P-K4 Games
Compiled by fredthebear

Site under construction. This is an old, original collection, too often ignored.

A little bit of everything. Some common, some uncommon. Most games will find a new home later on in specific opening collections, especially the Scandinavian collection.

Thank you mughug, jungol.

See Absolutely Stunning Compiled by F47

King Pawn Game, Center Pawn Duo vs 2...f6? (C20) 1-0 Laugher
Alekhine vs NN, 1936 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

1.P-K4 Napoleon Attack (C20) 0-1 Don't try for Scholar's Mate
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Decoy into Royal fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 It took awhile
Nakamura vs Sasikiran, 2005 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 87 moves, 0-1

Fianchetto vs. Owen's Defense, tricky counter punching
Owen vs Burn, 1874 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 15 moves, smothered mate
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Classical Variation / vs Colle Set-up (A40) 1-0
B McCamon vs B Carlier, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B57) 1-0 Black Q gets trapped grabbing pawn
Fischer vs NN, 1959 
(B57) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Like a Philidor Def. Pin the pawn & roll upon it. En passant.
Morphy vs J Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Go Figure
Morphy vs T W Barnes, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Uncommon (A00) 1-0 Like a Lion/Philidor Defense Bxf7
E Reinhardt vs Reiss, 1934 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Standard Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+ miniature
L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense; 5 mover: Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+
Lusgin vs M Joffe, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Kiev (1896) Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1896 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Unpin and penetrate holes
M Miannay vs F Bruneau, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Mieses Opening: Reversed Rat (A00) 0-1 Bad kNight!
A Natri vs H Kallio, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

Chess variants (000) 1-0 White gives away all 8 pawns, then #s
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening (A00) 0-1 5 pawns on 3rd w/fianchetto loses
R Ortega vs Ivkov, 1962 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Ware Opening 1.a4; Giuoco Piano gone bad.
P Ware vs J A Congdon, 1880 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

1.f3?! C-K (A00) 1-0 neat trapped piece combo into # pattern
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense: Borg Gambit (B00) 0-1 Deflect the Defender
H Guennewig vs H Alber, 1988 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

K Pawn Game: Tayler Opening (C44) 1-0 White N squeezes out edge
Jobava vs Kamsky, 2014 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

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

How to smash the
M Esserman vs Joel Benjamin, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

Take the Hippo seriously
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Beefeater Variation (A40) · 0-1
G Taylor vs Igor Ivanov, 1985 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Uncommon but not unsound Pirc/Modern (A04) 0-1 Deflection fails
D Hacche vs I Bjelobrk, 2001
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Tennison Gambit (A06) · 1-0 crusher
G Welling vs A Faber, 1978 
(A06) Reti Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Queen's Knight Defense ... Mikenas Defense
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense
Fine vs V Mikenas, 1938
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense
Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

WC (1910) KP Game: Maroczy Defense (A41) 0-1 Q exchange move 4
Janowski vs Lasker, 1910 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 52 moves, 0-1

Trompowky Classical (A45)1-0 Frenchman builds a house on sand
A Durao vs S Horta, 1954 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

White opens a bit differently but puts himself in prison
A Speijer vs Tartakower, 1909 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Variation (B03) 1-0 Using Space
N Grigoriev vs Y Vilner, 1923
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 0-1 A wonderful Pin Game
B Gamback vs R Nevanlinna, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Exchange (B03) 1-0 2Rs, 2Ns beat 2Rs, 2Bs
Fischer vs Berliner, 1962 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Clear the promotion square
Fischer vs Berliner, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Mutual Spearheads
Judit Polgar vs A Minasian, 1999 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 72 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Exchange (B03) 0-1 Sac exchange connects passers
D A Herder vs C R Harmon, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Kside counterattacks
Caruana vs S Farago, 2005
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def, Exchange (B03)1/2-W keeps expanding, no advantage
L Tristan vs J Szmetan, 2004
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Exchange (B03) 1/2- Deflection sac not enough
E Brekken vs T Gabrielsen, 2000
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Connected passers
J R Adair vs A D Green, 2009
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Logical, strong center leads to Smothered Mate
Burn vs Owen, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Easy Kingside Fianchetto against Owen's Defense
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

A longer decisive game with no captures
R Nuber vs R Keckeisen, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Minors biting majors
K Spraggett vs F South, 1976 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense/Macho Grob Spike: Timely h-file action
Wolff vs T Wall, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Don't move pawns when pieces need movin'
Lubomir Cierny vs B Berg, 1993
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense: Borg Gambit (B00) 1-0 Activate all your pieces
V Petrienko vs J Svatos, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Black fianchettoed but didn't develop the bishop
H Robles vs M Gagnon, 1992
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense 4.h4 and 0-0-0 (B00) 1-0 Miniature nabs cornered R
G Wallwork vs P A Thornton, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Poisoned Pawn Variation
J Roscher vs B Bettermann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Rolling Knights
T Erben vs Forster, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

h-file timing is everything
D Hoeffler vs J Prothero, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Classic white development except the rook of course
Smith vs P Grant, 1999 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Mouse click malfunction
M Pavlovic vs M Umansky, 2003 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

White has issues
L Horta vs M Dos Santos, 1984 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Owens gambit out of business
G den Broeder vs W Wegener, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Two consecutive humdinger N sacrifices
E Bhend vs E Schneiders, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

"Knight Corner Mate"
S Zubatch vs S Feldman, 1992
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Variation
Illescas Cordoba vs Miles, 1995 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Kennedy Variation. Keres Attack
Keres vs V Mikenas, 1946 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian Advance 3.e5 (B00) 1-0 Bold Q sac
S Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Black grabs two pawns and gets mated
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def., Advance Var (B00) 0-1 Knt invasion miniature
D Sherborne vs D Wake, 1857 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense (B00) 0-1Vigorous notes by Tony Miles, Keene
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense 3...f5 4.f3 (B00) 1-0 Rob the pin & get after 'em!
C M Fisher vs R Smith, 1873 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Goldsmith Defense (B00) 0-1 Pin to win and work it over
Fritz vs E F Pecci, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 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

White's central pawn roller was damaging
Spassky vs D J Banks, 1971 
(B01) Scandinavian, 37 moves, 1-0

One of the wildest and craziest games
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scandi Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01) 1-0 Qd6 gets knocked around
S Milliet vs A Corke, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 4.Nf3 e5?! is hard to hold (B01)1-0Exchanges, N fork+
H Suechting vs F Englund, 1906
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr ML 8.Nd5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Rxg7! Open, use line
Shirov vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Psuedo Legal's Mate Extended to a King Walk
Imbaud vs Strumilo, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Trapped Queen; LTN, 59, Exercise #4
Kholmov vs V Shinkevich, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Ilundain 3...Qd8 (B01) 1-0 Oldest Recorded Game?!
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Lasker variation w/pin gets kicked around hard
Rossolimo vs Livingstone, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

White relieves Black's cramp
H Appunn vs Tartakower, 1905 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 0-1

Black's queen gets caught, then his bishop
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1-0

White gets control of the center files, threatens penetration
Tartakower vs P F Johner, 1906
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

White can't stop the passer
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 0-1

White doesn't get enough for the combination
L Loewy Sr vs Tartakower, 1907
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 0-1

Superior development wins
J Mieses vs Tartakower, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Black pours it on!
W Cohn vs Tartakower, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Exhange of the majors, fligh of the minors
Duras vs Tartakower, 1908
(B01) Scandinavian, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black plays too loose
Leonhardt vs Tartakower, 1910
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

like a rubik's cube
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 50 moves, 0-1

A rook on 7th is a real problem! So is a centralized knight!
I Nepomniachtchi vs P Potapov, 2015 
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 1-0

Scandi Blackburne-Kloosterboer Gambit (B01) · 0-1
Alekhine vs L Morelli, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 0-1

Scandi Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 common miniature
J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian (B01) 1-0 kNights crawling and climbing around
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandi Main Lines. Mieses Variation (B01) · 1-0
Anand vs Lautier, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr, Mieses-Kotroc Variation 1-0 Simple, Be2, Be3, c4
Morozevich vs I Rogers, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Anderssen Counterattack (B01) 0-1 Pin, Q trap
A Lisenko vs T Voronova, 1978 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Reversed Englund Gambit
L Ingram vs A McDonald, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Gambit (B01) 0-1 4 Black pieces hone in
Siggens vs Philips, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Center Counter 3...Qa5 4.d4 c6 5.Nf3 Bf5 (B01) 0-1 Accurate EG
P Saint-Amand vs Waitzkin, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Kiel Variation (B01) 0-1 See Blogger notes
A Rhode vs Zitzewitz, 1910 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Mieses Variation (B01) 0-1 Warning to White - B pins!
G Helbach vs Rotlewi, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 1-0 0-0-0 & pawn storm
Fressinet vs M Feygin, 2008
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Classical 5...Bf5 (B01) 0-1 W opened h-file
S Berndt vs J Steckner, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Portuguese Variation (B01) 0-1 Stunning!
F Halwick vs Roberto Pe Ang, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine/Scandi 1.e4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.exd5 (B02) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin
S Ritvin vs E Z Rabin, 2006 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Steiner Var (B02) 1-0Windmill/Morphy's Mate ahead
De Oliveira / Kiss vs Reti / L Vianna, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

"book" trap
H Borochow vs Fine, 1932 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Mate w/a pawn
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: The Squirrel (B02) · 1-0
Hill vs Janeway, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 c & e-pawns are moved
C W Baker vs B Cafferty, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 5 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 What a hurricane attack!
R H Steinmeyer vs N Bernstein, 1944 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian/French (B02) 0-1Rook interference!
Maroczy vs Lasker, 1924 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Def: Maroczy Var (B02) 0-1 Beware same side B&N
J Lastovicka vs F Vykydal, 1971 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal Var (B03) 1-0 An absolute whitewashing
Y Meshkov vs M Fratini, 2007 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Here's an early Na3 that is reasonable enough
G Franchini vs S Mikheev, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Alekhine's: Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03), 0-1 Pesky Black Knight
T Knight vs I Asmundsson, 1974 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Nobody plays chess like the late GREAT Mikhail Tal!
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Super-complicated!!!!!!!! (Annotated - off site! See kibitzes!)
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

The Knight Stalker
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Don't give 'em what they want
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black castled and then ignored his king
Judit Polgar vs J Fernandez Garcia, 2003 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 24 moves, 1-0

TCSC #215
Tiviakov vs Yermolinsky, 1994
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern Variation. Main Line (B05) · 1-0
Luer vs Rattman, 1922 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def, Modern, Main Line (B05) 1-0 Q Sac Promotion
Zsofia Polgar vs Palatnik, 1989 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 53 moves, 1-0

Easy development, ram the h-pawn
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(B06) Robatsch, 14 moves, 1-0

Easy development, ram the h-pawn, long version
A Guerrero Rodriguez vs U Flanders, 2006
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense (B06) 1-0 Surprise! Change of plans.
J L Arnason vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Defense: Geller's System (B06); Instructive Q blockade
Petrosian vs Mecking, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 12 (B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Failing to develop the K's kNight
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense Standard Line (B06) 1-0Pawn advance traps Bishop
M Kazhgaleyev vs S Shoker, 2005 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

North Sea Defense; He thought for sure Magnus was a goner
B Savchenko vs Carlsen, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense: General (B06) 1-0 Pile on the pin
R Djurhuus vs Kramnik, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K-P Fianchetto (B06) 1-0, 25 moves Zwischenzug
M Kravtsiv vs Y Vovk, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern/Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 Unpin struggle, Pawn fork
Hort vs Keene, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. vs Kside Fianchetto (B07) 1-0 Huddling for warmth
Karpov vs Timman, 1979 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 1-0

quietly impressive game which repays close study
Szabo vs Pirc, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 56 moves, 0-1

A stock trap in the Pirc
W Elm vs A Bachmann, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 8 moves, 1-0

Czech Def. (B07) 1-0 Two sets of doubled pawns are often fatal
P J Sowray vs R Mitchell, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Chinese Variation (B07) 1-0 Chinese Immortal
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 0-1 Tormented Minor Piece EG
Tal vs E Torre, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 0-1

IM Bill Hartston annotated this in his "Kings of Chess."
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Pirc Classical, Quiet System (B08) 1-0Sacs demolish P structr
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 P lever restricts
Kasparov vs A Sendur, 1976 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 22 moves, 1-0

An instructive attack on a fianchettoed position!
Y Dembo vs G Mammadova, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Balogh Def (A82) 1-0 Sacrificial attack
Euwe vs Weenink, 1923 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Short Likes This Line 3
Short vs A Lein, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 1-0

B10 C-K takes over the center
Short vs M Mchedlishvili, 2009 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

When do we capture?
R Felgaer vs E Ubilava, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Castle Opposite, No Perpetual
R Felgaer vs J Houska, 2007
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Early central exchanges
R Felgaer vs M Annaberdiev, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 52 moves, 0-1

Gary does not castle to keep his rook safe in the corner
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Black couldn't control himself
L Day vs K Babazadeh, 1995
(B10) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0

A few exchanges lead to a counterattack
Z Vukovic vs M Markovic, 2001
(B10) Caro-Kann, 49 moves, 0-1

Short Likes This Line 1
Short vs Gulko, 1995
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

Short Likes This Line 2
Short vs Speelman, 1979
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Short Likes This Line 4
Short vs Dreev, 2002 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Quick Draw
Movsesian vs Sakaev, 2003
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def Odd 2.Ne2(B10) 1-0Both f3 & f6; Spearhead decides
J T Barendregt vs Botvinnik, 1966 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

Try this sometime
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Found in Chernev's "Combinations - The Heart of Chess"
Capablanca vs A Ribera Arnal, 1935 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

The more active king is a real advantage
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Symmetrical / C-K Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 Zugzwang
Ljubojevic vs Karpov, 1988 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Variation (B12) 0-1 Open g-file
Wang Hao vs S Megaranto, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

This gets freaky
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

You can get in, but can you get back out?
Smirin vs V Popov, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Pawn chains leave weakness and exposure behind them
P Ricardi vs D H Campora, 1997
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Nice Penetration
Short vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Black should have exchanged the bishop sooner
Short vs Seirawan, 1990
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

In a difficult game, activate a pesty knight!
Short vs Seirawan, 1989
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Time to go to the lue
Short vs Karpov, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 76 moves, 1-0

White can't En Passant capture; it enables the dark Bishop
Short vs Seirawan, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

It's playable for Black, but...
Milner-Barry vs Tartakower, 1932  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Geza's notes
H E Atkins vs Capablanca, 1922  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 67 moves, 0-1

Round 22 Draw
Teichmann vs Schlechter, 1912
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Retreating discovery
Nunn vs I Stohl, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Seems like a French
Negi vs O Barbosa, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

a devastating Shirovian strike
Shirov vs V Laznicka, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Advance Var (B12) 1-0 N on 6th, Arabian #
Nimzowitsch vs A Giese, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

"The Other Immortal Zugzwang"
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Notes by GM Ray Keene; Bayonet Attack
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Short variation; White is held hostage by a supported passer
Movsesian vs Svidler, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 64 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance Short Variation (B12) 0-1 Connect on the 1st rank
T Petenyi vs Bacrot, 2014 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

It's a doozy, and legitimate this time?!
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 54 moves, 0-1

P Hulshof vs L'Ami, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Exchange sac followed by Q check & fork
Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

The author of the book "White to Play and Win"
W Adams vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 White loses his center pawns
S Sjugirov vs A Riazantsev, 2009
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Black has weak pawns
Adams vs A Summerscale, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice, pins
Yifan Hou vs Navara, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 It's on the house
A Istratescu vs Karpov, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12) · 1-0
Grischuk vs Navara, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12) · 1-0
S Sulskis vs J Sarkar, 2016
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 87 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12) · 1-0
Ganguly vs L Lenic, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1/2-1/2
N Pogonina vs Short, 2014 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Def Adv 3...c5 Botvinnik-Carls Def (B12) 1-0 Unpin, R sac
Rublevsky vs K Asrian, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1-0 Cornered Rs don't help
Kasparov vs Meyer, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (B06) 1-0 Dbl B sac
R Hovhannisyan vs K Kostin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Modern Variation (B12) 1-0 Greek gift battle
I-Chen Chen vs R Khimulu, 2012
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 2 Rs best 1 Q
Shirov vs Anand, 1998 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 Spearhead
T Shadrina vs V Gunina, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (C12) 1-0 Can U proove W wins?
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

C-K Exhange Variation (B13) 0-1 Pillsbury's Mate Variation
L McLaren vs M Chandler / C Laird, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik found the improvement <8.Rc1>
Botvinnik vs Spielmann, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0

The "other Fischer" gets crushed!
A Gerschenkron vs Fischer, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Unpin wins material
Ziganovic vs Laketic, 1980 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 7 moves, 1-0

C-K: Creating Connected Passers in blindfold simul
Koltanowski vs NN, 1937 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Black counters in center
Hort vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Panov Attack. Modern Def(B14) 0-1Castled K wins again
Miles vs Yusupov, 1985 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

C-K Panov Attack. Fianchetto Def (B14) 1-0 5...g6 is questioned
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1966 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

C-K, Gurgenidze System (B15) 0-1 Arabian Mate
K Maliszewski vs V Artamonova, 1999
(B15) Caro-Kann, 39 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Von Hennig Gambit (B15) · 0-1
Short vs Bareev, 2000 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 60 moves, 0-1

Caro Kann't the first time out
Pillsbury vs H Caro, 1898 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Main Line (B15) 0-1 Like a story of instructive princ
J Mieses vs Reshevsky, 1935 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 0-1

Q+ another Q+ & fork LPDO B in the shooting gallery
A Sira vs N Zahonova-Konopkova, 1993 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 7 moves, 0-1

Open h-file attack
K Aseev vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 14 moves, 0-1

White arranges consecutive knight checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

The computer sacrifices too
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

More proof: Don't trade queens with Capa
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1927 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 50 moves, 0-1

Game 17: Move by Move - Botvinnik (Lakdawala)
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. ML (B19) 0-1 Heavy pieces strike
M Tissir vs H Hamdouchi, 2001
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Strong center, pawn lever on the flank.
L Paichadze vs C Ponizil, 2008
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Miniature: Open the d-file
Keres vs Kotov, 1947 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

More of an English approach trapping royalty
Berecky vs Sonderso, 1986 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

The premature pin Bg4 loses again
B South vs T Neshan, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Mini 0-0-0#! A castle mate!
A Kvicala vs NN, 1869 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) · 1/2-1/2
K Shirazi vs L Christiansen, 1985
(B20) Sicilian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) · 1-0
K Shirazi vs A S Zilberberg, 1986 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) · 1/2-1/2
K Shirazi vs G Timoshenko, 2000
(B20) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) · 1/2-1/2
L Day vs L Piasetski, 1984
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) · 1-0
L Day vs R Stone, 1985
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) · 1-0
L Day vs B Thorvardson, 2007 
(B20) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) 1-0 Threats and counters
Spassky vs K Wockenfuss, 1981 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Turn a Sicilian into a French Advanced
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 48 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian McDonnel Attack; 31.... a5! and Black is winning
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1952 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 46 moves, 0-1

SMG Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Rip open the d-file to get to K
Fischer vs Auner, 1960 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Morphy Gambit (B21) Scorching game from Morphy
Morphy vs J L Preti, 1858 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Morphy Gambit (B21) 1-0 Blunder Bust
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1851 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Morphy Gambit, like Horowitz delaying Nf3
G Welling vs Brinkhorst, 1980 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Morphy G. Andreaschek G (B21) 1-0 Spearhead Qxf7+
Cranktorp vs Maddox, 1933 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Morphy G, Andreaschek Gambit (B21) 1-0 Bxf7+ K Walk
R Krogius vs A Ojanen, 1944 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 14 moves, 1-0

This "missing" game was found by Vlastimil Fiala
Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1905 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

Nice smothered mate from right field by the author
I A Horowitz vs Plankart, 1958 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Var (B22) 1-0 Nxe4 poisoned pawn
I Suhin vs Mirosnitsenko, 1979 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 5 moves, 1-0

White wins a valuable center pawn after the Queens come off
E Weinzettl vs R Wukits, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Nxf7 w/Q/B battery to hit f6
D Brandenburg vs J Broekmeulen, 2006 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Cited in Polugayevsky's <"The Silician Labyrinth">
Aronin vs Kantarovich, 1960 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) or 2.c3 Alapin 1-0 Q trap
Fressinet vs M Al-Modiahki, 2014 
(B27) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Here's another common unpin you should know
G Schnitzler vs Hardung, 1862 
(B30) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Romantic classic; amazing finish...most unusual promotion
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Variation (B39)
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B40) 1/2- A different way to defend it
Short vs Lautier, 1990
(B40) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian-French Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Arabian Mate
Pavasovic vs T Fogarasi, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen-Basman (B40) 1-0 Q got caught grabbing b2-pawn
Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

French Variation. Westerinen Attack (B40) 1-0
Kasimdzhanov vs Topalov, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Like the French Milner-Barry Gambit
J Mysulka vs M Vagner, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian b3 French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Pile on pin
V Malaniuk vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian / French. Westerinen Attack (B40) 1-0Bishop pair rules
T Fogarasi vs N Medvegy, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 30: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs B Kostic, 1922 
(B40) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 3-Piece Greco Mate
Leko vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

I could play this but it's quite a fight for d5
Anand vs Gelfand, 1997 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) 1/2- Adams played it too
Adams vs Short, 1997
(B50) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

White controls the c-file but has issues on the b-file
Adams vs Van Wely, 1997 
(B50) Sicilian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

A common unpin trap, else Bb5+
Rellstab vs Butzbach, 1968 
(B50) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin theme to know
Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Unpin, Legall's Mate found in Reinfeld's Checkmate book
H Buckle vs NN, 1840 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Riddled with weak pawns
Carlsen vs Anand, 2012 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

EG: Instructive Good vs Bad Bishop Ending
Spassky vs Robert E Byrne, 1974 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

Bxf7+ deflect the king and wins the queen on the open d-file
Schestakov vs Gusseinow, 1967 
(B57) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

The open d-file is dangerous for the Black Q if White can check
J L Alvarez del Monte vs C Hounie Fleurquin, 1961 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

He won the exchange but he didn't make it? A simple approach..
Olland vs A Hamming, 1933 
(B83) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen Classical 6.Be2 7.Be3 (B83) 0-1Castle op
Efimenko vs A Galkin, 2004
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Not Normal (C00) 0-1 Good vs All
Dreev vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: KIA/Philidor (C00) · 0-1
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

French XRussian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) Draw
M Muzychuk vs A Muzychuk, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another kingside fianchetto against Owen's Defense
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

A different way to play against Owen's Defense
Burn vs Owen, 1876
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Delayed Owen's Defense
Zukertort vs Bird, 1878 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French Def 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 (C00)1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Hippo, anything but normal C00? Trouble on e6
Csank vs Albin, 1890 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Fire up the Exchange
Kasparov vs Short, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Efficient White play
Short vs G Seletsky, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 White does not 0-0?
J Garcia vs Shirov, 2001 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0 Black K uncastled
A Petrov vs Szymanski, 1853 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5.Bb5 (C01) 1-0 Bxf7+ starts Kside attack
Bologan vs A Aleksandrov, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5.c4 (C01) 1-0 Rook endgame
Tkachiev vs Morozevich, 2008
(C01) French, Exchange, 57 moves, 1-0

French, Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0 Notes by Nimzowitch
Nimzowitsch vs Salwe, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

French Defense; Schlechter variation as White
Schlechter vs Showalter, 1898 
(C00) French Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

White gets more out of his rooks than Black
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1913
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

US Champ 2012 French: La Bourdonnais Variation (C00), 1-0
Nakamura vs Seirawan, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin / French Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1
S Yordanova vs I Vasilevich, 2014
(C02) French, Advance, 53 moves, 0-1

French Advance 4.dxc5 (C02) 1-0 B pair cuts a swath
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 1-0

One logical way to play against the Winawer
Oll vs Short, 1996
(C01) French, Exchange, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Open more than one file
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 45 moves, 1-0

Qk kill of French Rubinstein Var, Blackburne Def. C10 1-0
Morozevich vs Van Wely, 2002 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

He who attacks first...23.c4 might create exchanges
Topalov vs Morozevich, 1999 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 0-1

The rook is immune from capture
Shirov vs O Nikolenko, 1991 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Short analyzes on youtube
Short vs Morozevich, 2010 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

Instructive Mate
Nunn vs Sutton, 1984 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Notes by ES
E Schiller vs G Schwartzman, 1994  
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

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

a4 is a pointless mistake that leaves white passive
Akash G vs Caruana, 2013 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 0-1

Schlechter's gems
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1902 
(C11) French, 37 moves, 1-0

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

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

I like it!
Blackburne vs H Charlick, 1885 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Classical Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift 2x same wk
Blackburne vs NN, 1894  
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

Schlechter's gems
Schlechter vs S Wolf, 1894 
(C13) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Classical Var Richter Attack (C13) 0-1 0-0-0 King walk
E Sobernheim vs S Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

W-R Gambit
Fischer vs R Finegold, 1963 
(C15) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 1-0

RJF French Gambit
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1970  
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 White waits too long to trade knights.
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She's a target
H Seyboth vs Luetze, 1902 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 7.Ng3 might hold it.
NN vs E Canal, 1935 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Watch your backdoor!
A Vihmand vs H Haavamae, 2012 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black made 5 kNight moves!
J Ask vs O Von Bahr, 2013 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black Q wasted time
Alapin vs Albin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 Buggered up pawns
Alapin vs D G Baird, 1898 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Race to promote
Alapin vs W Cohn, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1Doubled g-pawns fall
Alapin vs Mackenzie, 1890
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Nowhere to run
Alapin vs Loman, 1892 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Discovery coming next
Alapin vs A Schwarz, 1898 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Make sure this is in the collection.
Morphy vs A Bottin, 1858 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Here it is on the queenside.
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Macleod Attack (C20) 0-1 Strange days indeed.
Y Rusakov vs B Verlinsky, 1947 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Portuguese (C20) 1-0Nothing like giving yourself a pinned piece
G Welling vs M Koevoets, 1995 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Macleod Attack (C20) 0-1 Be2 isn't so good in open games.
F Blaszczyk vs E Chaussard, 2000
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Portuguese Opening (C20) 0-1 Playable but Black had initiative
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1904 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

K Pawn Game 2.h3 (C20) 1/2-1/2 P fork tactics
V Green vs R Brien, 1856
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beyer Gambit (C21) 1-0 The most sudden K walk that I know of.
Sas vs NN, 1904 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Another Qc6 pinned by Bb5!
Barnett vs Eastwood, 1949 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

One of the classic ways of playing the Danish, up to 10.Nxd2
G Nyholm vs Tartakower, 1914 
(C21) Center Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) · 1-0
Kulaots vs L Trent, 2013 
(C22) Center Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Center Game Paulsen Attk (C22) 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 Var (C22) 1-0 R sac w/check coming next
Winawer vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C22) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Normal Var (C22) 1-0 Decoy, Pin, QxQ
Bronstein vs NN, 1950 
(C22) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 8: Chess Fundamentals (Capablanca)
J Mieses vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Bobby could drop the bomb!
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37)1-0 Sac Minors, Discovered+, QxQ etc
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

This one went 99 moves
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 99 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Accepted. Lolli Gambit (C37) 1-0 K walk the plank
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Beautiful fork or mate
Romanishin vs H Van Riemsdijk, 1979 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

White is up the exchange and two pawns but loses
R Kobs vs P Hammer, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 DB UNLOADS
Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) · 0-1
H Kloss vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Twas known as Greco Counter-Gambit before renamed; Castle up!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1 Royal fork #!!!
NN vs Zukertort, 1872 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit 3.Nxe5 Qe7 Greco Variation (C40) 1-0 Pinned B
S Roa Alonso vs L Suarez Prieto, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 1-0 Kside play
Blackburne vs G Chamier, 1885 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0Outnumbered
G Lane vs M Wojnar, 2006 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

P-K4 McConnell Defense (C40) 1-0 Royal Punishment
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 0-1 Loses time/match w/the Q
Greco vs NN, 1590 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 The Krejcik queen trap
J Krejcik vs Baumgartner, 1914 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schleimann Def. Jaenisch G. Acptd (C40) 0-1 Full devel
Schlezer vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 1-0 Q vs R ending
M Golubev vs E Grabowski, 2004 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 106 moves, 1-0

Damiano 8. h4 h5 9. Bxb7 Bxb7 10. Qf5+ Kh6 11. d4+ g5 12. Qf7
P Korhonen vs Chai Chin Lim, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Elephant G: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 1-0 Too many Black Q&P moves
M Parligras vs A Gunnarsson, 2004 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 N sac, pin
P Littlewood vs S Kindermann, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 1-0 Early Black Q trap
J L Koster vs B Hoareau, 2014 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Develop to gain space, exchange when ready, Q forks 2 pawns
N Karaklajic vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Black weakens his queenside but survives
Tartakower vs Nimzowitsch, 1907
(C41) Philidor Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Let's be reminded of the amateur missing the fork
Koltanowski vs K Cable, 1960 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Philidor Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Let me count the ways
Koltanowski vs Denhaene, 1931 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def 5.g4 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0 Ks on orignal squares
Shirov vs L Cyborowski, 2008 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor Alapin-Blackburne Gambit (C41) 0-1 Dangerous!
Szigethy vs L Deak, 1988 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

The pawn was poisoned; Queen check and fork LPDO
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

A different ending to the same book trap
Y Rantanen vs T Tuomala, 1992 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Gain time, Remove the Guard
V Castaldi vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Philidor Hanham. Delmar Var. (C41) 1-0 Lose a pawn, not game
K Milotzki vs A Sandrin, 1976 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0See notes; know both miniatures
Fischer vs K Chaney, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor: Lopez Countergambit (C41) · 1-0 miniature
J Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit. Zukertort Var (C41) 1-0 Miniature on f7
S Simov vs A Aleksandrov, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 0-1 The hangin' queen mate
Dupre vs Carlos Torre, 1927 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 LPDOs in the Shooting Gallery
G Salmon vs D Szabo, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 R fork
Anand vs Kramnik, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0Central miscalculation
G Neumann vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: French Attack (C42) 1/2-1/2 d3 then d4
Short vs Timman, 1999
(C42) Petrov Defense, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 Not a long Tg of war!
Tg Zulkifli vs W Lai, 1992 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: French Attack (C42) 1-0 R is immune from capture
Rublevsky vs Jakovenko, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Russian Game:Kaufmann Attk (C42) 1-0 Terrific cross pin finish
Larry Evans vs Bisguier, 1959 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Turn the tables; hunter becomes the hunted
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Russian, Cochrane Gambit. Bishop check line (C42) 1-0 Namesaked
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Closed position
F Ercan vs M Gonzalez Amaya, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Cochrane Gambit. Center Variation (C42) 1-0 Q grab Deflects B
Messinger vs M Rack, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 1-0 Control
S Sulskis vs T Michalczak, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42)How to draw vs Wham! Bam!
Anand vs Gelfand, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Wham! Bam!
Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 White defies h6
S Hosea vs P A Fontaine, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Remove the Defender
Anand vs Carlsen, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attk (C42) 1-0 Instructive ending
Spassky vs J C Hawksworth, 1987 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Russian Game, Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 miniature
Petrosian vs Nersesov, 1944 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Qside attacks
Lasker vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Deflection 31.b4!
McShane vs Lahno, 2004 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Not Sure I Like Black's Main Line
Computer vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1995 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 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

Runnin' from Legall's mate
L Bachmann vs Kunstmann, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: General w/3...f5!? (C44) · 0-1
de Riviere vs Anderssen, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 Dresden Opening (C44) 0-1 Reinfeld smothered # puzzle
C H Capon vs J O H Taylor, 1873 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Schulze-Muller Gambit (C44) 1-0 A.K.A. Chicago / Irish Gambit
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Scotch Steinitz Var (C45) 1-0 Q is removed as defender of the B
Kulaots vs J Geller, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch 4...Qh4 Queen Trap
P Frazer vs Taubenhaus, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Schlechter Var (C46) 1/2-1/2 Round 10
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1912
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Blistering Black Attack
Gligoric vs Holze, 1970 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

I like this mating pattern
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) · 1-0 miniature
Chandler vs A Fernandez, 1981
(C46) Three Knights, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 1-0 Gain time&space
F Palmiotto vs R Hirsch, 1988 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rousseau G / Latvian G (C50) 1-0Unique semi-smoth
H G Gunderam vs A Grava, 1970 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

More proof that Nge7 isn't too good in KP games.
Hirst vs Lockwood, 1944 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

It can't be this easy?!
Estrin vs V Liberzon, 1959 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 1-0

Italian, Hungarian Def (C50) 1-0 W retains slight initiative
Vasiukov vs Gheorghiu, 1974
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 46 moves, 1-0

Italian 2Knights Def (4.d4 exd4 Scotch G.) Perreux Var(C55) 1-0
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 A pin and a super e- pawn picnic
Andrews vs F G Janssens, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2 Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Slaughter
P Ricardi vs J Faustino, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Hot and Heavy From the Get Go!
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

White is a dufus!
C M Grider vs F Pratt, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

How Crazy Does It Get?!
M Krc vs G Engelhardt, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Double Rs Sac
Speelman vs J T Fletcher, 1969 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver (C57) 0-1 Black takes over
H Brehmer vs F Menz, 1999 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

A different defense to the Fried Liver
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C58) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Exchange. Normal (C69) 0-1 Rook robs the pin
S Malesic vs Reshevsky, 1967
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 33 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Spielmann Gambit (B02) 0-1 Superior development
A Kuindzhy vs Alburt, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03)0-1 Qside penetration
A Andreev vs Khmelnitsky, 1988 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Discovery #
A Deloup vs J M Dubois, 1989 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02)1-0
Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Mikenas Gambit (B02) 1-0
Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Not a single capture or check. 0-1
A Medina Garcia vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Bird's Attack c3-b4-d3 (C53) 0-1 Endgame blunder
Bird vs Zukertort, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 90 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 1/2-1/2 Symmetrical
A Dounia vs Geller, 1980 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 0-1 Pins win
Bronstein vs S Conquest, 1996 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
H Buckle vs NN, 1849
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 22 moves, 1-0

Petrov Def., Cozio (Lasker) Attk (C42) 1-0 Sacrifice is > love
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Russian Game 3...Qe7?! Are you prepared? (C42) 1-0 Nxf7 sac.
S Milliet vs I Ludwig, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06)1-0 White wins w/out developing either N?!!
E J Diemer vs Cerff, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

B06 Advance Variation 0-1 Model game against 3.h4
Granda Zuniga vs A Kakageldyev, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense 2...g6 3.h4 (B06) 1-0 Attacks in 3 sectors
Spassky vs Ufimtsev, 1958 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense 2.h4 h5 (B06) 1-0 Transposes to KID Saemisch
Spassky vs J A Gonzalez Rodriguez, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

Blindfold 3.h4 vs Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 Squeezed into corner
Lasker vs Yeaton, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Good preparation supplements self-reliance; its no substitute
Anand vs Nakamura, 2013 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense, Declined 2.e5?! (B01) 0-1 She Danced
J H Rasmussen vs S Salomonsson, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 57 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Accepted / Goring Gambit (C21) 0-1 W has worse EG
Alaric vs HIARCS, 2007
(C21) Center Game, 82 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen CG (C40) 1-0 Iffy sacs, N on rim trap
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

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