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M&M players... it's a mixed bag
Compiled by fredthebear
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"Never judge a book by it's cover. You caint tell just by lookin' on the outside. It's what is inside that counts. Winners come in all shapes, sizes and colors." -- Fred the Bear

"Some of Marshall's most sparkling moves look at first like typographical errors!" -- Napier

"I have been playing chess for over fifty years. I started when I was ten years old, and I am still going strong. In all that time I don't believe a day has gone by that I have not played at least one game of chess -- and I still enjoy it as much as ever." -- Frank J. Marshall, U.S. Champion and one of the five original Grand Masters

Most of Paul Morphy's games have been removed. He must have his own collection!

Maroczy is pronounced "MAR-ot-see" by the way.

Thank you to mughug, jungol, Gioachino Greco, Rubenus.

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

* Here's a link to Morphy Miniatures:
http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...


Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Inventor sacs his queen
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Tactics -- White lines up & tees off
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation (D20)1-0Notes by Paul Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Notes by Morphy; Black missed the better move
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 0-1

Black gets in an early d5 and uses his space well
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B30) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

Fine says it's the FIRST great immortal game of chess
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Variation (C23) 0-1 Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

Power to the pawns!
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 48 moves, 0-1

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 51 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

Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 55 moves, 0-1

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

QG Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 Pin it to win it
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 45 moves, 1-0

Black could have made a game of it with 11...d5
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1/2-1/2 Dbl R sac, Q perpetual
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0Black fails to develop all his minors
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Morphy notes (Fritz disagrees), defeat snatched from jaws of V
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 44 moves, 0-1

Single most influential game in history?
J Mason vs Winawer, 1882 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 56 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Fraser (C45) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, Q&N battery
Mephisto vs NN, 1770 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 TWO Ns on the 3rd rank!!
G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

Shibut's "Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory" age 10
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Elephant Trap; QGD: Cambridge Springs Defense
Mayet vs Harrwitz, 1848 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Traditional (C38) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy!
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

"Morphy Chess Masterpieces" by Fred Reinfeld
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Resourceful @ 12 years old!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Black quit too soon after losing his Q
Morphy vs Maurian, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Morphy gets kayoed early. A knight nailed him.
Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 0-1

Nxf7, Bxf7, Qh5+ fails; neither king gets castled
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 0-1 Kside counter attack
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA, Philidor Gambit (C38) 1-0 PM sacs both kNights
Morphy vs A Meek, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Chess Player's Chronicle, October 22, 1884, p. 172.
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855 
(D94) Grunfeld, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Pierce Def (C52) 0-1 Exchange sac, Dbl N checkmate
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Benoni / Franco-Sicilian Defense (A43) 1-0 3 simultaneous pins
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 0-1 White is surrounded
Mongredien vs Morphy, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Threaten mate, snip pawns
Morphy vs Mongredien, 1859 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Robatsch Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 Castle opp, P lever, Sac, Pin, Dflct
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / Delayed Bird (000) 1-0 FAMOUS COMBO FINISH
Morphy vs Maurian, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Lindehn vs Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 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

BDG. Ziegler Def 5...c6 (D00) 1-0 White sacs P, R and N!
A L McAuley vs A Montalvan, 1865 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA, Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Two pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0 6...d5 is better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit Paulsen Defense (C37) · 1-0
K Marx vs Meyer, 1867 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Castle opposite; get there first
Mackenzie vs G Reichhelm, 1867 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1-0

This same mate can occur on the 12th move of a Ruy Lopez
Mackenzie vs F Perrin, 1868 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Morphy's shorthanded Bird beats the Dutch
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

Chess variants - UNUSUAL (000) 0-1 Queenmate!
Maurian vs Morphy, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 0-1

Dutch Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Another Dbl Rook Sac victory
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Greek gift, 19 moves
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie (C77) 1-0 Pin the Attacker
Mackenzie vs H Hosmer, 1871 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Once you start down that road of sacrifices... all-time famous
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Winawer(C15) 1-0 Ignore the threat, check for +
J Minckwitz vs S Mieses, 1872 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Johannes Metger (1850-1926)
Wemmers vs Metger, 1877 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Full force at the king!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45) 1-0 She's on the loose
M Judd vs Mackenzie, 1878 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Mason Attack (Soltis 4)
P Ware vs J Mason, 1882
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

French, Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 0-1 14.Nd1? Blunder
J Noa vs J Mason, 1883 
(C11) French, 15 moves, 0-1

Defend the queenside, rake the kingside
Mackenzie vs Tarrasch, 1885 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit(C02) 0-1Pin, central passers
Mackenzie vs Burn, 1886 
(C02) French, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen / Hungarian (C25) 1-0 Underpromotion+
J Mieses vs B Richter, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 76 moves, 1-0

Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Chigorin vs J Mason, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
J Mason vs Bird, 1889  
(B30) Sicilian, 62 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Q+ removes defender
J Mieses vs Harmonist, 1889 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 1-0 Nxf7 discovery nets 2 Ps
J Mason vs Alapin, 1889
(C42) Petrov Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Notes by Steinitz
J W Baird vs J Mason, 1889  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 73 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn 2.Bf4 c5: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1-0 Discovery
J Mason vs Chigorin, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 B pair betters Ns struggle
Mackenzie vs W Gunston, 1890
(C25) Vienna, 55 moves, 1-0

Embarrassing smothered mate
J McGrouther vs Robert McCann, 1893 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Evan's Gambit Declined Miniature
Marshall vs R Short, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 0-1 Namesake heats up g-file
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Swallow's Tail #
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Four Knights d3, Nc3 (C50) 1-0 Notes by R. Teichmann
J Mason vs Tarrasch, 1895  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Notes by Tarrasch; Discovery+
J Mieses vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Bishop ending
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Skewer and Bxf2+ trap of the Queen
H McMahon vs Marshall, 1897 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 moves, 0-1

sacrifices both Bs, both Rs, & mates in mid of board!!
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

QM-- Classic example of the Hook Mate
Marshall vs W Napier, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Q fork 2 LPDO
W Napier vs Marshall, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Pillsbury Var (D63) 1-0 Stunning move, indeed
Maroczy vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Schönemann Attack (C63) 1-0Remove Def
G Marco vs H W Trenchard, 1898
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Entertaining all around
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

3...Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Bd6 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 c6?!
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1900 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 61 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Var (D04) 1/2-1/2 Routine
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1899 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q's Gambit Declined: Q's Knight Var(D31) 1-0 Great Greco's Mate
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 80: World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C01) French, Exchange, 78 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1Blocked restriction
Chigorin vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

The Pipe Game -- Must read Marshall's annotations!
Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26) 1-0 Queen En Prise
J Mieses vs Janowski, 1900 
(C26) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Variation. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 Nx_+
J Mieses vs NN, 1900 
(C27) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Weak back rank
NN vs Lasker / Maroczy, 1900 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Discovery pin #
J Mason vs NN, 1900 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Itchy all over
Marshall vs S P Johnston, 1900 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern Variation (D53) 1-0 Pawn makes big contribution
Marshall vs G Marco, 1900 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

St. George Def (B00) 0-1 Bizarre. Both sides sac Qs to promote.
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 0-0-0, Pillsbury's # coming
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1902 
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann De. Schönemann Attack (C63) 1-0 Back ranks
G Marco vs Marshall, 1902 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern Var (D53) 1-0 Underpromotion w/a pin
Marshall vs J Mason, 1902 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0 14.h4 and a Greek Gift
Marshall vs Von Scheve, 1902 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Marshall, Frank (1877-1944) Superstar Swindler
Chigorin vs Marshall, 1903 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 57 moves, 0-1

Would've liked to see the finish
J Mason vs Marshall, 1903 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Masterful Rook Use: Penetrate, Capture, Cut-off, Support
Schlechter vs J Mason, 1903 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

25. Qe6+! is the first of four deflection moves for mate.
J Mieses vs Albin, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 1-0Just moving a piece is bad
Maroczy vs Moreau, 1903 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def Minckwitz Var (C67) 1-0Rip open the file
Marshall vs Allies, 1903
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Black's K walks over to safety
Chigorin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Volatile game; B bests N
Marshall vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1/2-1/2 Both castle long
Maroczy vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fastest doubling of rooks on the eighth rank
J Mieses vs Swiderski, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 0-1 Rook Giveaway
Gunsberg vs Marshall, 1903 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Dbl B pins, more!!
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Hit the 6th, Seize open lines
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Reinfeld's Chess Str'gy & T'ics... "A Typical Marshall Swindle"
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack (B08) 1-0 Cambridge Springs 1904
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo birth?(C01) 1-0 N corralled on rim
Marshall vs Swiderski, 1904 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly, Normal, Kan Line (B41) 1-0 Nxe6 opens door
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1905 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 13 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Pawn thrust to 6th
Maroczy vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C48) Four Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein (D61) 1-0Strategic gem; A.N. notes
Maroczy vs H Suechting, 1905  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 Q sac for pieces
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Schliemann Def (C63) 1-0Heavy pieces ending w/accuracy
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1905 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

‘My Most Exciting Game’, p.280-281 of 'CHESS', 14 April 1939
J Mieses vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C13) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Q sac opens mating square
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Krause Var (D02) 0-1 Another FJM gem
Burn vs Marshall, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Vienna Stanley Var. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0
J Mieses vs Chigorin, 1906 
(C25) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

Two ugly knights become fallen heroes contributing to victory
Coldwell vs Marshall, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 N dance ends 0-0-0!
Marshall vs Burn, 1907 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Beat the Barcza System - no e4 (A06) 0-1 Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48)1-0 Classic Queen Ending!
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Q sac for discovered attk
J Perlis vs J Mieses, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

The Reverse (Black) Queen's Gambit Accepted
Marshall vs Duras, 1908 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

D00 Stonewall Attack; pawn storm leads to endgame win
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

'Wiener Schachzeitung', May-June 1908, pp. 158-161
F Malthan vs Marshall, 1908 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 Center swarm, pin
Marshall vs Spielmann, 1908 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Lasker Defense (D53) 0-1 SLUGFEST
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 0-1

QG Declined: Lasker Defense (D53) 1-0 Marshall makes it look EZ
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5/Nc6 (B01) 1/2-1/2 Qk draw by repetition
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1909  
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

Krause 2.c5 vs Colle c3 (D02) 0-1 The proper capture matters
C Jaffe vs Marshall, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 0-1

QGD Barmen Variation (D37) 1/2- Lots o' pawn pushin'
Von Bardeleben vs Marshall / Allies, 1911 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Winawer Variation (C15) · 0-1
J Esser vs Marshall, 1911 
(C15) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 0-1

"Poor Marshall dead! Must be mate!"
Marshall vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Staunton Gambit. Lasker Var (A83) 1-0 Protected Passer
Marshall vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 61 moves, 1-0

The board was showered with gold coins
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Russian Game Classical Attack. Marshall Var(C42) 0-1Resting Qs
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA, Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 She's a gonner!
W W Young vs Marshall, 1913 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1Notes by Dr. Tarrasch; like witchcraft
Marshall vs Lasker, 1914  
(A53) Old Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

KID / Benoni (A48) 1-0 N sac blunder boomerangs into N mate
A E Post vs J Mieses, 1914 
(A48) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1/2- St. Petersburg 1914
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Schlechter Def (C21) · 1-0
R McBride vs Marshall, 1915 
(C21) Center Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit (D31) 0-1
Marshall vs J Daniels, 1915 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 0-1

Four Knights, Double Spanish Misc. 5.O-O (C49) 0-1 zugzwang end
J Bernstein vs Marshall, 1915 
(C49) Four Knights, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Steiner (C89) 0-1 Uncommon # pattern
W Frere vs Marshall, 1917 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 17 moves, 0-1

Scandi, Gipslis Var (B01) 0-1 Killer B outpost blocks double ps
O Chajes vs Marshall, 1918 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 0-1

a secret weapon prepared for years
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Budapest, Rubinstein Variation (A52) 0-1 Heavy pieces action
Rubinstein vs J Mieses, 1918 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

Wing Gambit: Sicilian [Classic Masterpiece]
Marshall vs Stodie, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Tripled pawns usually lose
W A T Schelfhout vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt (C45) 1-0Captures & Recaptures & Then What
J Mieses vs Euwe, 1921 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Alekhine vs D Marotti, 1922  
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Ultimate copy cat draw
Maroczy vs Reti, 1922 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Long Var (C55) 1-0 R deflection
Maroczy vs Vidmar, 1922 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Anti-Colle 3...Bf5 (D04) 1-0 Black is one step behind
Maroczy vs D Marotti, 1922
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Ranken Variation (C48) 0-1 Pawn majority
Ed. Lasker vs Marshall, 1923 
(C48) Four Knights, 41 moves, 0-1

Susan Polgar reviews this game in her video series for beginner
Maroczy vs J H Blake, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Four straight pawn captures sac the rooks for Q perpetual
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Marshall's well-deserved brilliancy-prize performance
Marshall vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Mexican Def./Black Knights Tango (A50) 0-1 Played on a ship
Marshall vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) · 0-1
Ed. Lasker vs Marshall, 1926 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 0-1 Back rank threat
Pinkus vs Marshall, 1926 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Marshall uses the Nimzo to beat Nimzo; penetrate the correct sq
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1927 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 21 in Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's English. 4Knights (A28) 0-1 Often, the 1st R should capture
Meesen vs H Mueller, 1928 
(A28) English, 13 moves, 0-1

An old, lethal queen sac miniature vs. Kside fianchetto defense
Muller vs NN, 1928 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

Subtle pawn play by Colle against Marshall's QID
Colle vs Marshall, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 68 moves, 1-0

Vera Menchik (1906-1944); Women's World Champion (1927-1944)
Menchik vs Colle, 1929 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 39 moves, 1-0

Colle 5.c3 vs Classical (A46) 1-0 e5 closed cntr
Maroczy vs L Singer, 1929 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0Marshall tried to rip young op
Sultan Khan vs Marshall, 1930 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Pin, R sac, Spearhead
Marshall vs V Petrov, 1930 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Scintillating immune pawn+
Maroczy vs M Romi, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Staunton Gambit. Accepted (A82) 0-1Black Q riddles White
Marshall vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Masi Variation (B12) 1-0 Notes by A.A.
Milner-Barry vs Tartakower, 1932  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall Classical->Modern (A95) 0-1 Clever deflections!
Menchik vs Yates, 1932 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 34 moves, 0-1

Two underpromotions to BISHOPS!? (It didn't much matter.)
Vidmar vs Maroczy, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 446 of 500 Master Games of Chess III by Tartakower/du Mont
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 f6 is bad!
J Mieses vs NN, 1933 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Def Mieses Line (B14) 1-0 Pin # square
V Mikenas vs Flohr, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Euwe = "erver"; it's not pronounced like "you"
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Alburt Defense (D00)  ·  1/2-1/2
Menchik vs Flohr, 1935
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav, Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Tripled Pawns Win
J Turn vs K Makarczyk, 1936
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Symmetrical (D02) 1-0 I don't want your pawn...yet
Capablanca vs Menchik, 1936 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Deflection sets up JHB's #
Menchik vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

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

London System 5.Bd3? blunder crushed by Qb6 raid (D02) 0-1
A Lougheed-Freedman vs Menchik, 1939 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 Double Rs sac
J M Craddock vs J Mieses, 1939 
(A25) English, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Black neglects dev
Marshall vs H Rogosin, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anti-Anti-Grünfeld(A17) 1-0 FJMnotes
Santasiere vs Marshall, 1941  
(A17) English, 24 moves, 0-1

SWG, Marshall leaves B en prise for 6 moves & sacs another.
Marshall vs A Cass, 1941 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 in 9 moves
U Zak vs J Mieses, 1944 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attk (C45) 1/2-1/2 80 yrs old vs 64 yrs
J Mieses vs E G Sergeant, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Don't Shoot the Piano Player"; The White Q is lost w/a check!
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

A slower scholar's mate
Michael Meyer vs D Newcomb, 1952 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Maroczy Bind
Matulovic vs Z Vospernik, 1955 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 Almost castle mate
Mednis vs D Byrne, 1956 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. 4 Pawns Attack. Main Line (A69) 1-0 Instructive EG
V Mikenas vs B Vladimirov, 1963 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 1/2-1/2 Surprise!
V Titenko vs Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Classical Cordel Gambit (C64)0-1 It depends who you ask
Nezhmetdinov vs Myagmarsuren, 1965 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 51 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Paris Gambit (A00) 1-0 The six pawn gambit?!
H E Myers vs Tirso Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Henrique da Costa Mecking (1952-)
Mecking vs A Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

KID Six Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 Exposed K gets whacked
S Mariotti vs Gligoric, 1969 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Apparently the game that caused Mecking to give up 1.e4 Nf6.
J Penrose vs Mecking, 1969
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Mexican Defense (A50) 0-1 Smothered attack nets Q for N & B
Venert vs V Mechkarov, 1970 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Spanish Classical. Cordel G. (C64) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
S Mariotti vs Nunn, 1970 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank (B87) 0-1 Skewer+, Pin
Miles vs S Mariotti, 1970
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Looks like a mistake
S Mariotti vs Gligoric, 1971 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 41 moves, 1-0

Mecking's great double decoy to create a royal skewer
Mecking vs L A Tan, 1973 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Edmar John Mednis (1937-2002)
Mednis vs Timman, 1974 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

English Defense: Kangaroo (B00) 0-1 Kside battery
Bronstein vs Miles, 1975 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 72 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Variation (D16) 1-0 2 En prise
Miles vs E Preissmann, 1976 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls (A18) 1-0 Smooth
Miles vs Sosonko, 1977
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 35 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Def 2.d5 3.e4 (A40) Q exchange; Unpin w/a Dbl Attack
Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Mecking takes down Miles the only time they play
Mecking vs Miles, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

English: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Delayed Dutch Leningr
J Rodgaard vs A J Mestel, 1978
(A10) English, 25 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Larsen Variation (E90) · 0-1
Larsen vs A J Mestel, 1978 
(E90) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Defense. King's Knight (A13) · 0-1
Suba vs A J Mestel, 1978
(A13) English, 59 moves, 0-1

Volume 26, Chess Informant Golden Games
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

White should have won but threw it away on move 24...
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1979 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 60 moves, 0-1

Notes by Tony Miles, edited by Ray Keene
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

Best game prize 1980 olympics. Amazing King Chase
A J Mestel vs N Renman, 1980 
(C15) French, Winawer, 49 moves, 1-0

English/Reti Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Game 5 Dynamic Reti
Miles vs Geller, 1980 
(A13) English, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Q sac in the nick of
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense 1...Nc6 2.d5 (A40) 0-1 White fails to castle
M Gerusel vs Miles, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def: Symmetrical Var (D32) 1-0 Dbl B sacs
Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

The back rank bishop clears the file and obstructs the coverage
Miles vs Popovych, 1982 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 1
Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

Veresov Attack. 2Knts System (D01) 1-0Interference just in time
Miles vs C W Pritchett, 1982 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

KID Averbakh Variation. Geller Defense (E73) · 0-1
Alburt vs A J Mestel, 1984 
(E73) King's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense / St. George Defense (A40) 1-0 Space advantage
Miles vs S Chaivichit, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit, Mosquito Gambit (A40) 1/2-1/2Agreed beforehand
Miles vs Huebner, 1985 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Dbl B sacs, R lift
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

K Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 Pretty deep for opening trap
L Mouillaux vs J M Matisson, 1985 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch Variation. Normal Defense (E81) · 0-1
Portisch vs A J Mestel, 1986 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 42 moves, 0-1

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Defense (C46) 1-0 common miniature
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Failed to fully develop
Hebden vs A J Mestel, 1986 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 0-1

Tony Miles: 'It's Only Me,' by Geoff Lawton
Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

GK described as a "monster with a thousand eyes who sees all"
Miles vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 69 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Mutual pairs of isolated pawns
A Bangiev vs V Malaniuk, 1986
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 64 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- The champ gets swindled
Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. Main lines (B19) 0-1 R trap
A C Van Der Heijden vs Miles, 1987 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Variation (D02) 0-1 Mean Qs
D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Neil McDonald: Starting Out: The Dutch, Game 36
Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 1988 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

You won't believe your eyes.
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 1-0 Q sac allows promotion
Mikhalchishin vs Shirov, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 1-0

Should be (A88) Dutch L; annotated in Chess Informant (47/141)
Miles vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 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

Nimzowitsch Def. Kennedy. Linksspringer (B00) 0-1 Down a Rook
Kaidanov vs Miles, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

QGA Central Variation. McDonnell Def (D20) 1/2-1/2 Crazy Rook
Miles vs Rachels, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B95) 0-1 Remarkably calm defense
M Morris vs P Moulin, 1991 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 18 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Kennedy. Linksspringer Variation (B00)
D H Campora vs Miles, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Kavalek Def (E62) 0-1 Pawn giveaway
A Galliamova vs A J Mestel, 1993
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs V Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Wow!! One of the best games of the late English GM Tony Miles
S Atalik vs Miles, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) · 1-0
G Minchev vs V Velev, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

fc KGA 'Wagenbach-Defense' 3...h5 (C34) 1-0 Sac Nxg5, Bxf7+ etc
N R McDonald vs R J Dive, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz (C11) 0-1 Faith in Black Knights
Morozevich vs V Moskalenko, 1994 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 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

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside Pawn Roller
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit. ML (D31) 1-0 Pins galore
A Maksimenko vs M Krasenkow, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

31 ... Rb8-b4+! 0-1 as White c3-pawn pinned to d3-mating square
D Antic vs D Milanovic, 1996 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B35) · 0-1
D Bubalovic vs V Malakhov, 1996 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 42 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Missing light-squared B
Kholmov vs Morozevich, 1998
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 48 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr, Mieses-Kotroc 2..Qxd5 (B01) 1-0 Simple, Be2, Be3, c4
Morozevich vs I Rogers, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Petrov Def. Classical Attk. Jaenisch (C42) 1-0 P sac, penetrate
Morozevich vs Shirov, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz. Center Var (C45) 1-0 A+Promo combo!!
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf02. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Rook pins both colors
Morozevich vs Ftacnik, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1/2-1/2 Common Unpin gets Crzay
D Monokroussos vs L Barcarola, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. 6.Bb5+ Be7 (C58) 1-0 R Skewer
Morozevich vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

French Burn Var. Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Closed center holds
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

Chigorin Def. Exchange, Costa's Line (D07) 0-1 Win w/doubled Ps
D Rogozenco vs Morozevich, 2000 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Morozevich showed us the 7.Nf3 in the French Defence :-)
I A Nataf vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C13) French, 63 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 0-0-0 Spearhead
Shirov vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

KID Normal (E70) 0-1 Check and fork, removes K as defender
R Bates vs A J Mestel, 2001 
(E70) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

(Underestimated) Rossolimo brillancies (B31) 1-0
Morozevich vs McShane, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Alapin Variation (D16) 0-1 Pseudo Epaulettes Mate
Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening/Reversed Lngrd Dutch (A00) 1-0 Kside vs Qside
N R McDonald vs P Thipsay, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 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

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 Incredible Combination; Remove Guard
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Artful Q play
McShane vs A Ramaswamy, 2002
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Spearhead on the open h-file
Morozevich vs Ljubojevic, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def. (C25) 1-0 Attacks on opposite wings
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Connected passers
Morozevich vs Anand, 2003 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Neo-Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Two N traps
E Berg vs McShane, 2003 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Deflected
C Milton vs C Lakdawala, 2004
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Notes by Boris Schipkov; "obvious" but only if you are on the l
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Smothered Mate
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

If you're looking for a reason not to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 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

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 2 Hogs on the 8th
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French / Sicilian (B40) 1-0 Good kNight, Bad kNight
A Minasian vs Ehlvest, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Raphael Variation (A80) 0-1 zugzwang
T Meynard vs A Minasian, 2004 
(A80) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Knice save!
Sveshnikov vs Macieja, 2004 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Chigorin Var (C00) 0-1 Transposes to Dbl KP
V Zvjaginsev vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Miniature
V Malakhov vs Areshchenko, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Semi-Leningrad Variation (A81) · 1/2-1/2
Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 2005
(A81) Dutch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Albin Countergambit. Alapin Variation (D08) 0-1 Always forward!
I Sokolov vs Morozevich, 2005 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

4Iso Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 42.Ne4!
Macieja vs McShane, 2005 
(A48) King's Indian, 100 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0 Photo
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 1...d6, 4...e5 (C41) 1/2- No serious threats
A Moiseenko vs Morozevich, 2005
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 One B exits, another B enters
P Morriss vs J McDonnell, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

Game 977 in Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2006 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 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

Semi-Slav Defense: Stonewall Defense (D45) 0-1 Queens EG
R Ruck vs Morozevich, 2006 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 W ends one move ahead.
V Malakhov vs V Milov, 2006
(B20) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Reynolds' Var (D48) 1-0 Rob the pin, +
Morozevich vs O Korneev, 2006 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var(E39) 1/2-K&Q vs cornered K&R
Morozevich vs Jakovenko, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Both low on time
Morozevich vs Radjabov, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 92 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein, Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morozevich vs Pelletier, 2006 
(C10) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Mamedyarov is one helluva tactician, born to play these IQP pos
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Be2 delayed (C41) 1-0 Stretch the board
N Mamedov vs T Mamedjarova, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Debated; N&P EG
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 80 moves, 1-0

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov`s Selected Games
Mamedyarov vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation (D15) 0-1 Black gets away w/crooked pawns
Karpov vs Morozevich, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 1/2
Motylev vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C48) Four Knights, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 57 in Champions -New Millennium (Ftacnik/Kopec/Browne)
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77) 1-0 Great game
Motylev vs B Savchenko, 2007 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 N sac!
M Vavulin vs Morozevich, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1
A Mista vs A Moiseenko, 2007
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 0-1 Back ranker
A Timofeev vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 58 moves, 0-1

Four queens; Black pulls off the perpetual check draw
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 146 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Miniature: Smothered mate
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense (D07) 1/2-1/2
Mamedyarov vs Morozevich, 2008 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav, Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Black squeezed out of play
V Mikhalevski vs K Miton, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0


Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Jakovenko was repeating moves which gave Morozevich time to imp
Jakovenko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 57 moves, 0-1

Note the various Rook moves
Morozevich vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. (A80) 1-0 Moro's rook on 7th is too hot to handle!
Morozevich vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Underpromotion+
Svidler vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld (A16) 0-1Lateral pins
Nakamura vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna. Quiet Var (D44) 0-1 The Big Zero
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 0-1 Unusual Kside Def
Caruana vs D Milanovic, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 0-1

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

Cntr Cntr Mieses-Kotroc (B01) 1-0 Nxf7 shades of Alekhine
Movsesian vs K Piorun, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

King's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 0-1 Very nice game by both
McShane vs Efimenko, 2011 
(A25) English, 48 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Sprearhead... seize open lines
R Mamedov vs J Mullon, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 That danm horsie
Morozevich vs N Vitiugov, 2011 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Knights Tour
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical Var. Greco Gambit (C53) 0-1 Tricky battle
M Lewicki vs V Malaniuk, 2012
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 45 moves, 0-1

Game 35: Chess Secrets - Romantics by Craig Pritchett
Morozevich vs Leko, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 This game will drive you nuts
A Volokitin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 1-0 This wild one is up for grabs!!
V Malakhov vs Movsesian, 2012 
(A09) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

"Turkish Delight". Best game of the Chess Olympiad 2012
S Milliet vs V Gunina, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 59 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Infamous move 40
Morozevich vs Caruana, 2012 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Too Pawn happy
Mamedyarov vs A Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening: K's English Var (A20) 1-0 Photo links in blog
V Mikhalevski vs Short, 2012 
(A20) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 0-1 R sac, Spearheaded
N Croad vs D Mehmeti, 2012 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47) 1-0 A knight on the rim is d
A Muzychuk vs A Mezioud, 2012 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q & P ending
McShane vs Kramnik, 2012 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 94 moves, 1-0

(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0
Gelfand vs Morozevich, 2013 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Classical, Quiet System Chigorin Line (B08) · 1/2-1/2
M Matlakov vs Mamedyarov, 2013
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch (Classical, Stonewall, Leningrad) are interchangeable.
N Maisuradze vs M Muzychuk, 2013 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

World Rapid Championship (2014) Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack
A Moiseenko vs Lu Shanglei, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Double Fianchetto (A06) · 1-0
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2014 
(A06) Reti Opening, 96 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Edge Variation (A45) 1-0 Stunning Discovery
Mamedyarov vs Judit Polgar, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1/2- Minor piece sacs even out
Leko vs Morozevich, 2014
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beautiful win on the road to winning the 2014 EICC in Yerevan
Motylev vs A Tari, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Semi-Leningrad (A81) 1-0 Forced simplification
Mamedyarov vs Svidler, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 0-1 The B pair rules
Jakovenko vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin bxNc3, d4 (B22) 1-0 When to take the c-pawn?
R Mamedov vs R Wojtaszek, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 54 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 Foolish Black Knights
Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2015 
(E61) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attack vs French-Sicilian (A07) 1-0Must Know this EG
Zhong Zhang vs D Marciano, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack. Gruenfeld Var. ML (D03) 0-1 Unstoppable P roller
V Artemiev vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 31 moves, 0-1

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