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K Players
Compiled by fredthebear
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So many great players -- Karpov, Korchnoi, Kasparov, Kamsky, Kramnik, etc. However, due to file overcrowding, some games will be shifted to individual files. Salute to George Koltanowski. His king pawn games have their own folder. Thank you simondt, littleshiva.

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 PHOTO
Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

The game is given in Le Palamède, v4, 1839, pp88-89
Saint Amant vs Kieseritzky, 1839 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 0-1

KGA Salvio G, Cochrane G (C37) 1-0 Odd final position
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Found in Reinfeld's Checkmate book
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / Italian Game (A00) 0-1 Another losing f3
Kieseritzky vs H H Boncourt, 1839 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

The Immortal Game, more than a double rook sacrifice!
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1/2-1/2 See-saw
I Calvi vs Kieseritzky, 1842 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Leapin' kNights & Sittin' Queens! Anastasia's Mate!
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1859 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Italian (C50) 0-1 Unsound attack on f7
Geake vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 0-1 Dbl on the 2nd
Shumov vs Kolisch, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

27. Rad1!! is the move White should have played
Duke Karl / Count Casabianca vs Kolisch, 1859 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Qd7 is not the Opera House game
Kolisch vs Geake, 1860 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 1-0 26.Qxg6! win easily
Kolisch vs Loyd, 1867 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Ignatz von Kolisch (1837-1879)
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation. Normal (B40) 1-0 Spearhead
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Ng5 (C55) 1-0 Long K hunt
Kolisch vs R Steel, 1861 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. Kieseritsky Var (C58) 0-1 R Sac
F Deacon vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit, Pierce Def 5... Ba5 (1-0, 22 Moves) Rook Sac
Kolisch vs Gastein, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 See rustyrook notes
Kolisch vs Rhodes / Walker, 1861 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Roaming Queens
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense (C55) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Kolisch vs Shumov, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Variation / Evan's Gambit (C50) 1-0 Spearhead on f7
Kolisch vs Winawer, 1883 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Reti's Mate
Maczuski vs Kolisch, 1864 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 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

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

Stalemate Avoided: The oldest K&Q vs K mate in the database.
B Kostic vs A Vajda, 1921 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 93 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical(B74) 1-0Exchange, then what happens?
B Kostic vs Noteboom, 1931 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Black gives Legal's Mate
NN vs P Krueger, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 White creeps forward
J Kotrc vs H Prochazka, 1910 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Englund G Complex: Hartlaub-Charlick G (A40) 0-1 Morphy Mate
J Krejcik vs J Thirring, 1898 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Chaotic battlefield w/Q threats
J Krejcik vs F Klar, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian: Morphy Gambit (B21) Bxf7+ Removes the Defender
J Krejcik vs H Suechting, 1908 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 1-0 Develop instead of ...h6??
J Krejcik vs NN, 1908 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Damiano Gambit Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1-0Black Q is trapped
J Krejcik vs R Muenz, 1911 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 Sudden Queen Trap!?
S Takacs vs J Krejcik, 1920 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Qc5 trapped
J Krejcik vs Reti, 1922 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: General (B02) 1-0 Black will lose / a piece
J Krejcik vs A Gottlieb, 1922 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Slav, Exchange. Schallopp Variation (D12) 1-0 c-file threats
Kmoch vs G Nagy, 1926 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Most brilliant moves of all time, Nimzowitsch's 50th here
Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

15) Chess Masters on Winning Chess by Fred Reinfeld
Yates vs Kmoch, 1927 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 63 moves, 0-1

Annotated in "Pawn Power in Chess" by Hans Kmoch
Kmoch vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. QID formation (A13) 0-1
G Nagy vs Kmoch, 1925 
(A13) English, 30 moves, 0-1

"Ukraine Immortal" shows the power of Rooks and Bishop
E Korchmar vs A Poliak, 1931 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Crossfire heats up h8
Konstantinopolsky vs Frank, 1935 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Benoni, Snail Variation (A43) Bishops All About Miniature
Karosz vs C Jaffe, 1936 
(A43) Old Benoni, 8 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifice and deflection
V Kirilov vs Furman, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Mir Sulten Khan (1905-1966)
Sultan Khan vs Marshall, 1930 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Indian Game transforms to a Stonewall Attack
Sultan Khan vs H K Mattison, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 0-1Exchange leads to sac, then fork
Tylor vs Sultan Khan, 1932 
(C46) Three Knights, 60 moves, 0-1

Benoni Gambit Accepted (A43) · 1-0 Pin Qc6
F Kraus vs V Costin, 1913 
(A43) Old Benoni, 8 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: General (C40) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Kranzle vs Krause, 1939 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Exchange (B62) 1-0 Ridiculous works!
B Koch vs W Kuppe, 1932 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 12 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Chess Life (March 2000) with Koltanowski on the cover
Koltanowski vs Colle, 1923 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

8 dc5 Bd6xc5; 9 e3e4 Qc7; 10 Qe2 Rfe1; 11 e4e5 Nf6d7
Koltanowski vs J O'Hanlon, 1937 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

The famous surrealist artist w/a sting in the tail
Koltanowski vs Duchamp, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Black resigns down a pawn thinking he'll lose more material
Koltanowski vs NN, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifice, Double rook lift, model game
Koltanowski vs M Defosse, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Spike. Hurst Attack (A00) 1-0 Sac attack!
Koltanowski vs Love, 1949 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Putting the question removed key central defenders
Koltanowski vs R Domenech, 1934 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Uncastled P moves
Koltanowski vs Vella / Russ / Cohn, 1940
(A80) Dutch, 24 moves, 1-0

Colle 5.c3 Yusupov-Rubinstein (A46) 1-0 Delay Polish vs QID
Koltanowski vs B P Reilly, 1935 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Colle 7.e4 e5 Copycat Def (D05) 1-0 Castled into Greek Gift
Koltanowski vs E Sanger, 1943 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Boden's Mate
Koltanowski vs Webb, 1941 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 4, "The Ultimate Colle" by Gary Lane / Copycat - Tilt
Koltanowski vs Catala, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Black Dbl Fio; 24.Rfe1 Bg8 25.Re2 evaluates to +1.53 Fritz
Koltanowski vs Alekhine, 1937 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Exchange. Schallopp(D12) 1-0 3...Bf5 4.c4 transposes QGD
Koltanowski vs A G Conde, 1936 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Exchange Var(D71) 0-1Black controls open file
Koltanowski vs Keres, 1955
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 41 moves, 0-1

Well known Noah's Arc trap in the Modern Steinitz Defense
R Dworzynski vs Keres, 1956 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 0-1

Time Wasting; Uncommon supported pawn mate
A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Zukertort Opening: Santasiere's Folly (A06) 0-1 Superb combo
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1933 
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Budapest, Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 Resembles Ryder&Staunton G
Toldsepp vs Keres, 1934 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

NID Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Exchange sac removes the guard
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1934
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W Kunerth, 1935 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Pawn snatching
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Var (A23) 0-1 IQP
Laaman vs Keres, 1935 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Q grabs P, K walks
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Advance Variation. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 0-1
Keres vs Euwe, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Deft White calculations
Keres vs A Sakovski, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Play on
Keres vs W Kunerth, 1936 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Deflection & promotion inevitable
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Mphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Overworked R
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Prins Variation (B54) 1/2-1/2 Simple won't do
Keres vs Capablanca, 1937 
(B54) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

The finish is just as beautiful as the exchange sac.
Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 66 moves, 0-1
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 66 moves, 0-1

(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 37 moves, 0-1
Tolush vs Keres, 1939 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical(E32) 0-1Fear or Domination? OCB
Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

QID Classical Traditional ML (E19) 0-1 Great Exchange Sacs, Bs
Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

Troubling Black knights
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 h-file opens rapidly
Keres vs H Soonurm, 1942
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) /Scandivian (B01) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+unpin
Keres vs V Tepaks, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1 N sac opens file, pin
R Renter vs Keres, 1942 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 41 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian, Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 White Ne6 occupies hole
Keres vs O Novotny, 1943 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Classical (E32) 0-1 White loses tempos, no 0-0
Koblents vs Keres, 1945 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E02) 0-1 4 separate Ps beat 1 B
Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 57 moves, 0-1

Alekhine pulled off this smothered mate too
Keres vs E Arlamowski, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 6 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Leningrad. Matulovic Variation (A89) · 1-0
Keres vs Korchnoi, 1952 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 22 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sic (A21)Remarkable little-known game!
Smyslov vs Keres, 1953 
(A21) English, 92 moves, 1-0

Zurich 1953; Unravel this one!
Keres vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E26) 1-0, 12 moves
Keres vs U Mikkov, 1953
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 12 moves, 1-0

16.Ne5 was NOT out of the question
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1954 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

How quickly things can go wrong with one small slip
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Def Spassky System (E14) 1-0Q sac, mating attack
Keres vs Spassky, 1955 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Keres vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 1-0 W initiative
Keres vs Sliwa, 1955 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Certainly this must rank among Keres' finest
Hort vs Keres, 1961 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Panov Attk (B14) 1-0 What difference does it make?
Keres vs J H Donner, 1961 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sic Chameleon (B20) 1/2-Astonishing problem-like save by Keres
Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Z14 Keres wins his last game with the Latvian
Vassaguron vs Keres, 1972 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed Keres Defense (C96) 0-1 He got off the hot seat
B Ivanovic vs Keres, 1972 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 59 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 1-0 Draft on his backside
Keres vs J L Watson, 1975 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 1-0 Nc7+ was threatened
Keres vs Kotov, 1950 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

The King in Jeopardy by Alburt & Palatnik
Kotov vs Keres, 1950 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

A rare oversight
Kotov vs Petrosian, 1949 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

No Brainer Q Sac
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. PP (C18) 1-0 Miniature Q+ & fork LPDO Rook
Kotov vs Chekhover, 1935 
(C18) French, Winawer, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Pomar System (E72) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Kotov vs G Barcza, 1952 
(E72) King's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

French Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Black doesn't castle
Kotov vs Kalmanok, 1936 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD vs Modern Dutch Stoneall (D31) 1-0 Heavy on the 7th
Kotov vs Ragozin, 1953
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Sham Q sac, rob the pin
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Keres and Kotov, The Art of the Middle Game.
Kotov vs Bronstein, 1944 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 31: The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Dus Chotimirsky vs Kotov, 1938 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Alexander Kotov (1913-1981)
Kotov vs Kholmov, 1971 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

A pretty discovered attack ends it
Bagirov vs Kholmov, 1961 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Qh6 block threatens mate; forks
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle System 7.c3 vs Tilt (D05) 1-0 Qside majority yields passr
Kashdan vs H Steiner, 1932 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1-0

"107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-1945" by Alekhine; R on 7th
Kashdan vs Reshevsky, 1942
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

"Kashdan's Immortal" magnificent double kNight finish!
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

Kavalek kept all eight of his pawns
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs 3 Ps Def. (A07) 0-1 Ns off, P roller
Sajtar vs Kavalek, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: K's Indian (A00) 1/2-1/2 Black Nc5 blockade
Petrosian vs Kavalek, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Kavalek article in the Huffington Post
Kavalek vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

Unthinkable
S Vesselovsky vs D Kudischewitsch, 1969 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 13 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Kozar vs Kutznetsov, 1969 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Double bishop sacrifice
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1-0 OCB ending
G Kuzmin vs F Kuijpers, 1974 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

Gambito Fromm
L De Veauce vs Keene, 1963  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Nice double bishop sacrifice to mate on open d-file
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1961  
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Slav, Exchange. Symmetrical Line (D14)1-0 Junior Game
Keene vs D H Smith, 1964
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

QGA: Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 Standard unpin pattern
Keene vs N J Kalton, 1963 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 An open center means a faster game
Keene vs Orly, 1961  
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Dutch Defense (A00) 1-0 Rook trap
Keene vs D E Lloyd, 1965
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Benoni/Veresov turned Sic Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77)0-1CPin
A Abakuks vs Keene, 1966 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 3 Piece Travelin' Band
J N Sugden vs Keene, 1962 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Paulsen. Bastrikov Var(B47) 0-1Notes by Raymond Keene
J B Adams vs Keene, 1963  
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 0-1 Stack 'em up
R E Hartley vs Keene, 1963 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

English Symtrcl. Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A33) 1-0 Tail end
Keene vs M Basman, 1963 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E26) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs H Ardiansyah, 1979  
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Superior heavy piece play
R E Rushbrook vs Keene, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Seize open lines, pile on the pin
J Simmons vs Keene, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

A real circus follows an early queen sacrifice
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Bowlder Attk (B20) 0-1 What occurs after an exchange?
H Bailey vs Keene, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs M Basman, 1967  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA Symmetrical Defense (A05) 1-0 Back rank pin costly
Keene vs Hartston, 1968  
(A05) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 Seize the initiative
R C Cannon vs Keene, 1969  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E08) 1-0Instructive notes by Keene
Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B26) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Hecht vs Keene, 1972  
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 32 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1 Just take it
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
A van den Berg vs Keene, 1973  
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 28 moves, 0-1

Notes by Keene and good links in Kibitzer Commentary
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical; 2.b3!? (A30) 1-0Notes by R. Keene
Keene vs J Penrose, 1974  
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 Lawn mower #
Keene vs A Lukowicz, 1974 
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1Homage to dark-squared Bishop
Yanofsky vs Keene, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. ML (D42) 1-0 Kside attack w/help of IQP
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 Nailed in both corners
J Tsalicoglou vs Keene, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 0-1

Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18)1/2-1/2 12 moves
Keene vs D W Anderton, 1977 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's English Variation. Bellon Gambit (A22) 1-0 Keene notes
Keene vs K Wockenfuss, 1977  
(A22) English, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) 0-1Notes by R. Keene
J J Carleton vs Keene, 1978  
(B15) Caro-Kann, 29 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Botvinnik System (E49) 1-0 Roll up the Kside
Keene vs Purdy, 1979  
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1K walk into worseending
Y Rantanen vs Keene, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

proof of the adage that in attack having opposite bishops is li
Keene vs O Jakobsen, 1981  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 Notes by Keene
G Hjorth vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Clearance Sacrifice
Keene vs Briant, 1988 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Black horse had blinders on
Kraiko vs Kreie, 1979 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

3...g6 is an old recommendation of Tartakover's.
B Malisov vs Kupreichik, 1963 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Wild offers, pins prevail
Kupreichik vs Murey, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

English 3 Knights - Reverse Grand Prix 0-1 Q sac for promotion
Razuvaev vs Kupreichik, 1970 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 15 moves, 0-1

Viktor Kupreichik - The Marvel from Minsk
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

French Advance b6 (C02) 1-0 Viktor is the victor over Viktor.
Kupreichik vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Develop, connect thy rooks!
Kupreichik vs Pedersen, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 P lever chews it up
Suetin vs Kupreichik, 1974
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 Black played Qside, W went for K
Kupreichik vs Razuvaev, 1980 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

White is the busy beaver but Black penetrates
M Krasenkow vs Kupreichik, 1986
(C47) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Reverse pin blocked-double pin to win!
Kupreichik vs Sveshnikov, 1986 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Six Pawns Attack (E77) 0-1 R sac opens way
G Horvath vs Kupreichik, 1992 
(E77) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

#24 in Lombardy's 1972
Fischer vs V Kovacevic, 1970 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

Queen check and fork the LPDO bishop
Z Djordjevic vs M Kovacevic, 1984 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 3 moves, 0-1

Three isolated pawns are too much to overcome
V Kovacevic vs B Abramovic, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def. ML (C04) 0-1Offer Q sac promote
Ermenkov vs V Kovacevic, 1990 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 39 moves, 0-1

Neil McDonald: Starting Out: The Dutch
B Lalic vs V Kovacevic, 1995 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Rapid exchanges into EG dance
A Kovacevic vs P Pazos Gambarrotti, 2008
(B32) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Another Kside pawn roller
Sosonko vs Kavalek, 1979 
(E97) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

The bone in the throat not only cramps, it supports
Kruza vs Kotasa, 1986 
(B32) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening, Jaenisch Cntrattack (C44)1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO N
P Kahn vs M Masschaele, 1988 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

English, Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Clear the long diagonal
L Karlsson vs Suba, 1983 
(A10) English, 41 moves, 1-0

"that which does not kill us makes us stronger"
E Mortensen vs L Karlsson, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Advance, Moscow Var (C17) 0-1 The Rb1 is lost
N V Pedersen vs L Karlsson, 1996 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

(A90) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0
D King vs Shabalov, 1994
(A90) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Defense (A40) 0-1 R sac for initiative
R A Allicock vs D King, 2005 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

the poisoned pawn was truly poisoned
Karpov vs Vaganian, 1972 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

a lot to admire in this game
A Ivanov vs Karpov, 1992 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

A model attacking game
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

huddling for warmth
Karpov vs Timman, 1979 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Gambit. Alekhine Attack (D10) 1-0 Queenless MG
Karpov vs Salov, 1993
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B19) 1-0 Sac connected passers
Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Karpov attacks
Karpov vs Sax, 1983 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Seirawn wrote of this game in Winning Chess Brilliancies
Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Karpov lost the game but won the title
Anand vs Karpov, 1998 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Choosing IQP was Kamsky's fatal mistake vs Karpov
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 45 moves, 0-1

KID Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate blunder
Karpov vs Judit Polgar, 1998 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 227: Anatoly Karpov - My Best 300 Games
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Karpov playing Nimzo-Indian with Black
Flear vs Karpov, 2004 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 41: Anatoly Karpov's Best Games
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1993 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

QID etc. (E15) 0-1 Destroy c-pawn isolani like Nimzowitsch
Van Wely vs Karpov, 1996
(E15) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

instructive video annotations of GM Dzindzichashvili
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

Cambridge Springs Variation (D52)
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Levon Aronian favorite game
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifice
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

One of the strangest games between these two greats.
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

Kasparov's Most Dominating Victory Over Karpov
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

Garry Kasparov beat Anatoli Karpov 28 to 21, with 129 draws
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1975 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights(E21) 1-0Back rank weakness
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Anti-Tartakower. Petrosian Var (D55) 1-0Exchange advantage
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov Variation (E12) 0-1 Coordinated Rooks
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1

He didn't resign in blitz
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 86 moves, 1-0

A pair of knights in your lap, hit you in the mouth!
Kasimdzhanov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Shocking Moves
Lputian vs Kasparov, 1976 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

Raking Queen with Bishop in impending mate
M Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

try to picture the 'what if' scenerios
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 36 moves, 1-0

brutal demolition of GK
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Kasparov in a clever game against the Queen's Indian
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42) 1/2-1/2Man vs Machine
Deep Junior vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

a strategic howler of major proportions
Seirawan vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 1-0 4 Queens
R Korsunsky vs Kasparov, 1976 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

(A43) Old Benoni, 57 moves, 1-0
Kasparov vs E Torre, 1980 
(A43) Old Benoni, 57 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Knight's Tour Var (A61) 1-0 Q sac saves active N
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(A61) Benoni, 53 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense (A10) · 1-0
Kasparov vs Short, 1990 
(A10) English, 59 moves, 1-0

Najdorf Variation. English Attack Anti-English (B90) · 0-1
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Kasparov loses in 19 moves against Deep Blue.
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Kaspy plays a Q sacrifice early on
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

How to use an isolated d pawn, by G. Kasparov.
Kasparov vs N Faulks, 2003 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 40 moves, 1-0

GM lost to 12 year old Kaspy in a simultaneous exhibition
Romanishin vs Kasparov, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Be down the tempo and win! Triangulation in effect.
Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

Kasparov is phenominal!!
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1995  
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst), Novosibirsk Var (A00) 0-1 5 passers oughta do
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

"the kind (of move) you find once in a century"
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2001 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

KIA (A07) 0-1 Black destroys base of pawn chain, penetrates
Fedorov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Russian Classical Attack Jaenisch Var (C42)1-0Forcing Passer
Kasparov vs Adams, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 0-1 Comp has no plan for closed positions
Deep Thought vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 52 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern Var. ML (B05) 0-1 Take the material
Kasparov vs Yermolinsky, 1975 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 48 moves, 0-1

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54)1-0 2en prise
Kasparov vs Gabdrakhmanov, 1977 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 "zany"
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Var (D85) 0-1 White Q is trapped
Shaked vs Kasparov, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 20 moves, 0-1

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Carlsbad Line (B13) 1-0 Clear EG
Kasparov vs Anand, 1996 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) 1-0 KOd
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 2001 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

The first time a reigning champion loses to a computer!
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 1-0

French Classical Burn (C11)1-0 Overworked P allows Q "windmill"
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

15(!) of Kasparov's last 16 moves are with pieces, 25-move win!
Kasparov vs E Vladimirov, 2001 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

KID Normal. Bernstein Defense (E59) 1-0 Outside passer
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1997 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 57 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 QBB vs QNN
Kasparov vs Kamsky, 1989 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 51 moves, 1-0

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1 Dreaded K-Q vs K-R ending
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1983 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 77 moves, 0-1

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

Desperado Sequence
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1990 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

Kasparov: 19 wins, Korchnoi 1 win
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

Hastings Defense Main Line (A64)
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1982 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 36 moves, 0-1

A textbook KID hack-attack
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

DO NOT TAKE THAT BISHOP!
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

Budapest, Rubinstein Variation (A52) 1/2-1/2 Tired of the EG?
Korchnoi vs J M Gomez Esteban, 1990 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E46) 1-0 Protected unpin wins a pawn
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Victor throws down a Decoy Sac, Double Check, and Fork!
Hug vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Qh3 fork is coming!
Korchnoi vs K Langeweg, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

13 Bd3 is also a strong move
Antoshin vs Korchnoi, 1957 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

Black retains all 8 pawns; support rook penetration w/a pawn
J Diez del Corral vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 32 moves, 0-1

final round of the same Olympiad to win gold on board one
Korchnoi vs Kavalek, 1978 
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Variation General (A9
Taimanov vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 35 moves, 0-1

Two rival gladiators; Annotated in Chess Informant 61
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Zwischenzug N capture+ 1st
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1948 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

"With my next move I refute my own analysis!" -- Korchnoi
A Planinc vs Korchnoi, 1975 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Pachman System d5, e5, Bg7 (A07) 1-0 Qside penetration
Korchnoi vs Pachman, 1960 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 R sac, 2 N's coordinate
Korchnoi vs D Solak, 2002 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Holes HURT!
Kholmov vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(B30) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

FR Rubinstein, Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 VA survives bold VK
Anand vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Two pawn majorities
Antunes vs Korchnoi, 1990
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Two pawn majorities
Short vs Korchnoi, 1990
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Two pawn majorities
Van der Wiel vs Korchnoi, 1990
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne w/b6, Bb7 (C10) 1/2-1/2 Spearhead
Kamsky vs Korchnoi, 1991
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne w/b6, Bb7 (C10) 1/2-1/2 No combos
Short vs Korchnoi, 1991
(C10) French, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37) 1-0 Always one step ahead
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1-0

Benoni /KID Four Pawns. Dynamic Attack (A56)1-0 Gain time on Q
Korchnoi vs Gheorghiu, 1986
(A56) Benoni Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Meran. Reynolds' Variation (D48) 1-0 R-B-N Sac
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1965 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Botvinnik Variation (C05) 0-1 A Rook whippin'
Y Kotkov vs Korchnoi, 1956 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense / Modern (A46) 1/2- B-file exchanges, closed positi
G Kallai vs J Banas, 1985
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mexican Defense (A50) 1/2-1/2 Open A-file, pawns remain
G Kallai vs D Chevallier, 1993
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 1/2-1/2 Sac to Perpetual
G Kallai vs K Mokry, 1994
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 Surprise Interference
G Kallai vs Pinter, 1995 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 Up the exchange, B locked in
G Kallai vs Sherzer, 1998
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack / Colle Set-up Classical Defense (A45)1/2-1/2
G Kallai vs V Ikonnikov, 1999
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack 1...d6 2...Nf6 3...exBf6 (A45) 1/2-1/2
G Kallai vs A Istratescu, 2007
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Catalan Opening (E00) 1/2-1/2 Qk draw w/2 hangers?
G Kallai vs A Sokolov, 2013
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Agincourt Def. King's Knight (A09) · 1/2 1/2
A Kosten vs E El Gindy, 2003 
(A09) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0 Two opening authors
A Kosten vs E Schiller, 1981
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29) 0-1 Bb6 pin coming next
K Berg vs A Kosten, 1981 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Occupy weak squares
A Howell Williams vs A Kosten, 1982
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern 5.Ne2 (A01) 1-0 Black sac failed
A Kosten vs Hebden, 1982 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Resembles Giuoco Pianissimo (C55) Kside Attack!
A Kosten vs Hebden, 1987 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1/2-Heavy duty batteries
Kamsky vs Adams, 1992 
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

White's 31st and 47th. Finishing R restriction.
Kamsky vs Akobian, 2012 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 1-0

a true chess professional
Kamsky vs Z Almasi, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Variation. Blackburne Defense (C10)
Kamsky vs Akobian, 2009 
(C10) French, 41 moves, 1-0

Gata got ya -shak
Mamedyarov vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

White dilly dallies while Black gains space
Anand vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B01) Scandinavian, 75 moves, 0-1

Slav, Chameleon Variation (D15) 1/2-1/2 A passer for an h-pawn?
Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 0-1Computer-like
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Active Rook
Zhou Weiqi vs Kamsky, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian / KID (A15) 0-1 Here She is
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2011 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Krause Var (D02) 1-0 Black ruins Kside, bad bishop
Kamsky vs Dlugy, 1989 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Kamsky uses London System to beat Gelfand @2007 World Blitz Cup
Kamsky vs Gelfand, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

QGD Charousek (Petrosian) Var (D55) 1-0 Improves on BF-BS 1972
Kamsky vs Salov, 1995 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

You decide!
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

13 Qb4 is wrong. White must exchange queens
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Barmen Var (D37) 1-0 Trendy, tricky
Kasimdzhanov vs Kramnik, 2014 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Bishop Sac Followed by Queen Check & Fork
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

Battle for central control
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1998
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Interesting finish
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1998 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 51 moves, 1-0

No Luft
Kramnik vs Karpov, 1997 
(A17) English, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD Vienna Variation (D37) 1-0 Snuffed out?!
Kramnik vs Kaidanov, 1993 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

the best game award in Informator 67
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

A Classic
Anand vs Kramnik, 2013 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern main line of KID/Petrosian/Keres
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 40 moves, 1-0

there are different kinds of beauty in chess
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 0-1

(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 44 moves, 1-0
Kramnik vs Nakamura, 2010 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 44 moves, 1-0

vlad Queen sac crash vishy
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

White gets pickeled in the Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov
C Lutz vs Kramnik, 1995 
(B33) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Black targets g2 and the White queen
Hracek vs Kramnik, 2002 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Carlsen loses w/white in 20 moves (blindfolded)
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2009 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

Clear-cut strategic play
Kramnik vs Leko, 2001 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 51 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical Var. Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

It's no Rat. It's a Dutch Leningrad vs. Double Fianchetto
I Ibragimov vs Kramnik, 1991 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 55 moves, 0-1

A knight to remember...underpromotion
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2012 
(A05) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Open files
Kotronias vs Kramnik, 1992 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: QP Defense (A06) 1-0 Brilliancy
Kramnik vs Beliavsky, 1995 
(A06) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 41: John Emms: Starting Out: The Sicilian
Yudasin vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 37 moves, 0-1

Perhaps VA lost on time but VK had insufficient mating material
Anand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Brains in Bahrain 2002 Rd.6 (Shakespere GOTD)
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Catalan, Open Def. Alekhine Var (E03) 1/2- Machine allows draw
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2006 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Giuoco Pianissimo (C54) 0-1 A painful pawn push pulls his teeth
G Von Schenk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Fully Accepted (A58) 1-0 Rook & Pawn EG win
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Impressive Unpin
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian, Romanishin Attack (E12) 0-1
Jobava vs Kramnik, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

A truly stirring game by ex-world champion Vladimir Kramnik.
M Brodsky vs Kramnik, 1991 
(B33) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

KID Pomar System (White fianchetto) (E72) 0-1 Knight windmill!
J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994 
(E72) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Standard h- pawn thrust
Z Karniewski vs W Kolacin, 1993 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening (C44) 1-0 Discovered attack on Black queen
L Komarek vs A Korn, 1992 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Klüver Gambit (A00) 0-1What's a pawn or two?
S Plath vs W Kreuscher, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

White's two best opening moves smash Black's two worst moves!
H Klip vs T Bottema, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q BOOM!
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley. Frankenstein-Dracula (C27) 1-0 W cut it close
Kaidanov vs Bareev, 1987 
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 f2 falls
K Burger vs Kaidanov, 1993
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ML (C50) 0-1 Kside attack
Shaked vs Kaidanov, 1993 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 kNight fork comin' up
L Kaushansky vs Kaidanov, 1992 
(C26) Vienna, 23 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 White Q enters
Kaidanov vs Piket, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 0-1 See for yourself
Taimanov vs Kaidanov, 1988 
(A13) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Modern. Anti-Qxd4 Move Order Accepted (B50) 1-0Worsens
Kaidanov vs DeFirmian, 1995 
(B50) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Exchange sac, Discovery+ comin'
Kaidanov vs Wojtkiewicz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2- As even as it gets
Areshchenko vs Kaidanov, 2013
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Backdoor
Kaidanov vs E Perelshteyn, 2008 
(B27) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Crossfire w/Bs, Q&N
Kaidanov vs S Shankland, 2011 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

QG Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sac break thru
Khalifman vs Serper, 1994 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Defense (A43)1-0 Bold sacrifices to advance pawns
Khalifman vs Ermenkov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 R&N sac, crossfire
Khalifman vs Seirawan, 1991  
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Q Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense. Exchange (D07) 1/2-
Khalifman vs Morozevich, 1995
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Trade down
Khalifman vs Tiviakov, 1995 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 74 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn, Zukertort Var (D02) 1/2- Exchanges lead to endings
Khalifman vs Hydra, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07)0-1 e6 matters
Kotronias vs S Kindermann, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 45 moves, 0-1
Beliavsky vs S Kindermann, 1998 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 45 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1The Q ruled
T Thamtavatvorn vs Kotronias, 2006 
(E97) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Petrov, Modern Attk. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Qside attack, K walk
Kotronias vs S Atalik, 1987 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical Var (A00) 0-1 Torchered 4not 0-0
S Srdjanov vs Kotronias, 1988 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Leningrad (A04) 0-1 Counter attack win
J Cooper vs Kotronias, 1988 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Damn! the "Romantics" circa: 1880 would have loved this
Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 13: Beating the Caro-Kann by V. Kotronias
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Center scrap
Kasparov vs M Krasenkow, 2002 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 24 moves, 1-0

25 ... Be6-c8! and the White a6-queen has NO RETREAT!
Kharlov vs M Krasenkow, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45) 1-0Bully Deflect
M Krasenkow vs Sveshnikov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Dutch (A04) 1-0 Too many Black pawn moves
M Krasenkow vs S Kindermann, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Black's bad bishop makes for a bad game
Miroshnichenko vs M Krasenkow, 2004 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Variation (B40) 1-0 He gave her away
L Bruzon Batista vs M Krasenkow, 2005 
(B40) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1-0

Simplification - A model game against Richter-Veresov attack.
M Vasilev vs M Krasenkow, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Morozevich vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Deflection, Q fork
Kasimdzhanov vs Ganguly, 2004 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1/2-1/2
Kasimdzhanov vs Hydra, 2005 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 1/2-1/2 Two kNights survival
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Explosive!
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

gorgeous move!
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

The exciting final game of the tournament
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

NY Times chess column analyzes this game
L Dominguez vs Karjakin, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Open, not Closed (B23) 1/2-Wrong colored B
V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 En prise MADNESS
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

f3-g4 line against the Sicilian Taimanov / Paulsen / Kan System
Karjakin vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

King's English. 3Knights (A27) 1-0 Standard fianchetto trap
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2010 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Anti-Marshall (C84) 1-0 4Rs ending
Karjakin vs Aronian, 2009 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1/2-1/2 R ending
Karjakin vs Bologan, 2004 
(C28) Vienna Game, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

he avoided repetition
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2013 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

8...Nd5? Tolya played loosely,3..Qd6; 4..c6-Schiller-Pytel VarN
Karjakin vs Karpov, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional Variation (D35) 1-0 Connected passers
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2014 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 72 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1/2-1/2 Lively
Anand vs Karjakin, 2012 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1/2-1/2 What a battle!
Caruana vs Karjakin, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Initiative against IQP counts in R+N endgames
Karjakin vs Anand, 2016 
(A06) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 See blogger notes
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2005 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Alexandra Kosteniuk, Chess Queen
Kosteniuk vs C P Gouw, 2000 
(C00) French Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Who's pawn is best?
Kosteniuk vs C Werner, 2000
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Queen chasing queen
Kosteniuk vs Xu Yuanyuan, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Maroczy Bind
Kosteniuk vs T Kosintseva, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Breyer Def (C95) 1-0 Spearhead Qxf7+
Kosteniuk vs I Sokolov, 2005
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 48 moves, 1-0

WC Resembles Custer's Last Stand
A Ushenina vs Kosteniuk, 2008 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

French Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0 Weirdo play
Kosteniuk vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(C15) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 Royal threats
J Stopa vs Kosteniuk, 2011
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin, Stoltz Attack (B22) 1-0 Remove D, rob pin
Kosteniuk vs T Kosintseva, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 1-0

3..Qd8-Ilundain Variation. Greek gift or Anastasia's Mate
Kosteniuk vs R Edouard, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack. 2 Knights Def Blockade Line (D37) 0-1
Zhu Chen vs Kosteniuk, 2014
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Fast paced game w/exchanges; 2 wise pawn pushes by white
A Korobov vs B Kharchenko, 2015
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

White's play deserves to be in this collection
A Korobov vs D Vocaturo, 2011 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 55 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Fianchetto Attack (A81) · 1-0
A Korobov vs C Sandipan, 2014
(A81) Dutch, 60 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Reshevsky Var(E46) 1-0 Both Ks abandon last R
D Khismatullin vs Eljanov, 2015 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Brilliant!
D Khismatullin vs I Kurnosov, 2011 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

How to turn the tables in a tense position
A Khavsky vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 23: Chess Secrets - Innovation (Pritchett)
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 79 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 If 19...Be4, then 20.g3 trap
Karpov vs A Kveinys, 1988 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange. Seville Var (D87) 0-1 Open f-file
J Schroer vs Kudrin, 1989 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1Opposite wings battle
D Durham vs Kudrin, 1989
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 26 moves, 0-1

Yeah, why knot?
Konstantin Chernyshov vs Grischuk, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 1-0

The farther you get from home...
E Kostopoulos vs E Kerimov, 2001 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

White comes out ahead on the exchange
F Kuznetsov vs A Kohut, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

21.Ne5! Clearance sacrifice eventually dooms Black
A Kogan vs J Amil Serantes, 2005 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Don't rook yourself
V David vs G Kacheishvili, 2001 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0
S Titova vs D Koveshnikova, 2002 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C01) 0-1 Too much space
P Orlov vs V G Kostic, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance (C18) 0-1 Chewing up White's Kside
Radjabov vs I Kovalenko, 2015 
(C18) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense w/Kside Fio (C41) 1-0Pretty finish despite pin
A Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Bg4 Line (D09) 0-1 Leakin oil
S Yuferov vs Kupreichik, 1972 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 24 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.Be2. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady Kside march
Kasparov vs K Klimczok, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

KID Normal vs 5.h3 (E90) Bold kNights and piling on the pin
Kavalek vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Retreat and set/pile on the pin
I Yagupov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Four Knights (B40) 1-0 Pins, Dbl Rook Sacs
Kupreichik vs G Barenboim, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Almost equal
S Kindermann vs W Schmidt, 1984
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 0-1 A steady ship
Z Vancsura vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 If gxRh4 then Qxh4# Fool's Mate
G Kourtesis vs Kotronias, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Ns & outside passers
Karjakin vs Bologan, 2004 
(C28) Vienna Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 2 from Nigel Davies "London-System" DVD
V Kovacevic vs T O'Donnell, 1990 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

French Def. Two Knts (C00) 1-0 W jets off w/lasting initiative
N Kosintseva vs B Kadziolka, 2001 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Delete this.
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

Delete this.
Karpov vs Hort, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

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