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g-pawn/file demolitions shown to Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Games in the Grob Opening 1.g4?! are on top of the list. Update: This file outgrew itself. Grob games are slowly being shifted into their own separate collection.

Those who want to learn how to pry open the g-file to get to the castled king (from other openings) should hop down to Joseph Henry Blackburne's games. They called him "The Black Death" for good reason!! The gates could not keep his army out.

Thank you to smalldreams, Prasha.

Indian Game: Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit. Maltese Falcon (A45)
H Bogart vs NN, 1933 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

g-pawn gambit/Indian Game (A45) 1-0
D Barron vs P Gardner, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

King's English (A20) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl Discovered +, Reti's Mate
Ftacnik vs F Vallejo Pons, 2007 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 1-0

35
Grob vs H Glauser, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

39
Grob vs Lenherr, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

35
Grob vs Gahwiller, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

40
Grob vs David, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

35
D Wedding vs Checkmar, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

38 b
D Wedding vs Argue, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

42
D Wedding vs Dangerman, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening, Long fianchetto vs Cntr Pawn Duo (A00) 1-0, 28 m
G Welling vs P Bekkers, 1996
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

38
G Welling vs R Verhey, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

60
G Welling vs E Bongers, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

28
G Welling vs K van der Heijden, 1993
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

30
G Welling vs R Sanders, 1993
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

29
G Welling vs D Webbink, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

28
G Welling vs F Metzger, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

27
G Welling vs H Scholten, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Keres Gambit (A00) 0-1 Too many White sacrifices
Keres vs E Zimmer, 1934 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

85
I Horvath vs A Billio, 1981
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 85 moves, 1-0

45
G Blum vs A Becking, 1992
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

46
G Blum vs B Loew, 1992
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

46
S Sloan vs J Jacobs, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

41
S Sloan vs M Maga, 1989
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

39
S Sloan vs I Si, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

35
S Sloan vs R Loong, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

37
S Sloan vs W Brock, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening; Dbl long fianchetto (A00) 1-0, 28 moves
M Basman vs C Horvath, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening Dbl Fianchetto (A00) 1-0, 38 moves; pin
M Basman vs Taylor, 1989
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Grob d3-e4 vs. Cntr Pawn Duo (A00) 0-1, 54 moves; bad bishop
M Basman vs G Botterill, 1979
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

58
M Basman vs Arkell, 1986
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 58 moves, 1-0

30
M Basman vs K Dawson, 1982 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

47
M Basman vs De La Mothe, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

29 d
M Basman vs C Crouch, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

40
M Basman vs S Joksic, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

59
M Basman vs D J Strauss, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 59 moves, 1-0

67
M Basman vs D Goodman, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 67 moves, 1-0

30
M Basman vs Nunn, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

28 d
M Basman vs J Maguire, 1981
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Myers Defense (A00) 1/2-1/2
N McInnes vs B de Cat, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA/Zukertort Opening: Basman Defense (A04) 1/2-1/2
P Szabo vs P R Scott, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Macho Grob Spike/Borg Defense (B00) mouse click malfunction
M Pavlovic vs M Umansky, 2003 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Macho Grob Spike/Borg Defense: General (B00) 0-1
R Lancaster vs M Basman, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Macho Grob Spike/Borg defense takes down a GM!
Speelman vs M Basman, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

Classic W development, Q extraction saves B, instructive R EG
P Ostojic vs M Basman, 1981 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense; Black Double Fianchetto marches on kingside
C Morrison vs M Basman, 1981 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Borg Defense: Borg Gambit (B00) 0-1 Neither K castled
C W Pritchett vs M Basman, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Macho Grob Spike/Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Fool's Mate mini
W T Mayfield vs W R Trinks, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

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

Borg/Macho Grob Spike: Don't move pawns when you need to move
Lubomir Cierny vs B Berg, 1993
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Borg Gambit: Activity vs. Inactivity
V Petrienko vs J Svatos, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense/Macho Grob Spike: h-file action w/0-0-0
G Wallwork vs P A Thornton, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Borg Gambit: Poisoned Pawn Var (B00) 1-0 W needs 3 pawn moves
J Roscher vs B Bettermann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

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

QGD Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 Triple f-pawn
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Lasker gets scorched when he brings out his queen
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Striking last move like Marshall's "Pieces of Gold" game
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

Fischer Vienna/KGD Trap
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Brilliancy prize; this line gets poor results for White
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Blindfolded Morphy missed a picture perfect cross-pin 18.Qxg7!
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

A sweet cut-off check followed by the mate
Morphy vs M Conway, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 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

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

A quick queen trap w/aid of a pin. Gambiteers must know this!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Mayet G (C38) 0-1 Simple Yet Beautiful
Mayet vs Hirschfeld, 1861 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit Accepted (C38)0-1 JHB simply the best g-file opener
B Burt vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky G Paulsen Def Deferred (C39)0-1 Another g-filer
K Pitschel vs Blackburne, 1873 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky G Anderssen D (C39)1-0 Old-timers had no clock
Morphy vs Bird, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0 Which N wins?
Blackburne vs Wilson, 1880  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk Poisoned Pawn (C40) NN had a chance!
NN vs Greco, 1590 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

McConnell Def. 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6?! (C40) 1-0 Royal Punishment
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Mighty Schlechter! Now this is KICKING THE DOOR IN!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Simul Tour (1964) Spanish Game: Morphy Def(C78) 1-0 Bxh6 attack
Fischer vs E Travis, 1964 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

It's good to copy Capablanca, right?
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's Mate Before Pillsbury
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Impressive miniature using a decoy sacrifice and pawn mate
Busnardo vs NN, 1590 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Lasting pins are painful
Blackburne / Allies vs Zukertort / Hoffer, 1881 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit, Max Lange Atk (C55) 1-0 Deflection Sac
B Kazic vs B Vukovic, 1940 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Blackburne defends the Scotch Gambit, opens g-file, wins in 20!
Harper vs Blackburne, 1868  
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Spielmann Def (C56) 1-0 Some Ps
Koltanowski vs G Rey, 1960 
(C56) Two Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

"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

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

Spanish, Berlin Def (C65)0-1 Multiple sacs open the g-file to K
J Baddeley vs Blackburne, 1879 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Two dandy sacrifices many would not consider
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1901 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Geller's best -- Shifting from center to kingside
Geller vs Keres, 1973 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Deep combo with g6 by Spassky
Spassky vs Geller, 1965 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

Blackburne won a "Special Brilliancy Prize" for this game
Blackburne vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Tarrasch Var (C53) 1-0 Hit the 7th!
Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1936 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Morphy's Mate
Owen vs Burn, 1887 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37) 1-0 Open g-file, pin
I Farago vs I Zaitsev, 1980 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

The f7 pawn is overworked, allowing the battery to penetrate
Tal vs Kiriukov, 1965 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Sweet trapped rook
M Galyas vs J Boguszlavszkij, 2001 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Notes by H. N. Pillsbury; Cross pin to win
Burn vs Lasker, 1895  
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

Crikey! Well done Benzol, this is magic.
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

"How Chess Games Are Won" by Samuel Reshevsky
Reshevsky vs Shainswit, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

AA treats Lasker's pawns like they're peons, but it's just pins
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Crossfire and Ng5 positioned to bust up Black's fianchetto
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

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

White just explodes w/minor piece sacrifices
N Gaprindashvili vs J Nikolac, 1979 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

breaking the caro kann thru sac at g6
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

beating caro-kann again thru g6 sac (beliavsky's gr8)
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Old Sicilian; Sac, shift gears, plant a rook on the 2nd
S Narayanan vs V Ikonnikov, 2006 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

A horrible storm is brewing over the residence of the black K
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1966 
(B40) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

White rapidly deploys all four minor pieces
K Treybal vs J Rejfir, 1933 
(B40) Sicilian, 11 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

Sicilian Najdorf Variation (B86) 1-0 aim at g7
Plachetka vs Gernot Plank, 1991 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 aim at g7
Soltis vs D Gurevich, 1981 
(B89) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Typically amazing Velimirovic Attack; Nxg7 cracks the dam
Fedorov vs Z Lanka, 1997 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Blindfold attack; Black is stripped of his pawns in MG
Anand vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Ah yes, the old e5 / Ne4 trick
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Ch. 7 A Battering Ram on the f-file opens the g-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

A "kitchen sink" game
Alekhine vs Mendelevic, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Black controls the outter files to the king
Van Wely vs Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

Among others, White should threaten mate w/22.Bxh6
I Hausner vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1983 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

White owns g7
Soos vs Geller, 1962 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Now that's some kind o' sharp shootin'!
Oll vs Shaked, 1997 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 35 moves, 1-0

Black's speculative sacrifice does not work out
W Schmidt vs M Skrzypnik, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 41 moves, 1-0

Tal sacrifices three minor pieces for mate
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 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

Knapping Ne6 is a problem
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 1996 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Black had resources he didn't use in time
Naiditsch vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 1998 
(C14) French, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Overloading the g-7 pawn
Hebden vs E Prie, 1984 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

The odd "Stone-Ware" defense wins w/a pin
Schiffers vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

Notes by Eric Schiller; Greek gift using a knight
B Beffie vs W Schelfhout, 1915  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Most active GM proponent of the Marshall Attack in the world
Judit Polgar vs Adams, 1999 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 0-1

Smashing kingside mob
Spassky vs H Ree, 1967 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize of the tournament...and deservedly so!
Nezhmetdinov vs E Paoli, 1954 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 27 moves, 1-0

Probably Stein's best known miniature
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

15.e6!! What an astounding shot!
J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Double rook sacrifice tears open the g-file
M Golubev vs V Podinic, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Transposes from QGD vs Slav to Colle Zukertort vs Dutch Stonewl
Geiler vs B Verlinsky, 1928 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Dbl QP Levitsky Attack (D00) 1-0 Uncommon Knight Mate
J J Janse vs T Borland, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

21.Qf3!? sets up the winning demolition of pawn structure
Zsuzsa Polgar vs J Costa, 1987 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Colle's 9.b4! is the key-move of "new" Phoenix A
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

27...Qg6 is no defense, but there isn't one at that point
Colle vs G A Thomas, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Double Bishop Sacrifice
L Filatov vs S F Mayer, 2000 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

5.c3 Colle Koltanowski variation w/kingside pawn storm in US CH
Denker vs A J Fink, 1946 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

This is an advancing Queen's Gambit Declined, not a Colle
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 15: 62 Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1894  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Qh6; know the opening structure
D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

It Looked Like The Gods Were Playing; intro of Pillsbury Attack
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Game 24, John Emms Starting Out: Demolition19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Tal sacrificing queen and mating with pawns and a knight
Tal vs R Forbis, 1988 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Akiba gives rook odds and delivers mate w/the remaining rook!
Rubinstein vs NN, 1903 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 0-1 Rob the pin, penetrate!
Snilga vs Petrosian, 1946 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto WOW, Brothers and Sisters!
Przepiorka vs J Von Patay, 1926 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 g-file demolition
L Szell vs E Paoli, 1982 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 38 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 0-0-0
Fischer vs Robatsch, 1962 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

Center Counter (B01) 1-0 Simple white development to pawn race
Short vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 63 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Norwegian Def/Gambit (B06) 1-0
Adams vs Carlsen, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Robatsch/Modern (B06) 0-1 Nxg4 Sac begins break through
A Butnorius vs Tal, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def I Edge (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Short vs Zhu Chen, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Sudden Q trap
A Istratescu vs I Frosinos, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

p. 32-33 "Ragozin's Selected Games" Spanish version 1966
Ragozin vs P Noskov, 1930 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1Lonely K to receive Arabian #
Parma vs M Damjanovic, 1960 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 BF missed # in 2
Fischer vs S Rubin, 1964 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Var(B42) 1-0B sac Q Sac & Dbl Check!!
J Lechtynsky vs Pachman, 1968 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs B Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Analyzed by Bobby Fischer in his "My 60 Memorable Games"
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B40) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Dbl B sacs, promo #
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Q-sac for double check, a la Fischer-Mygmasuren
I Madl vs D Summermatter, 1988 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0Dbl R sacs, rob the pin
A Ostapenko vs Yartsev, 1969 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Leonhardt Var (B88) 0-1 ...Nf3+
Sursock vs Larsen, 1970 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 0-1 Black controls open g-file, has checks
M Ayyad vs S Khader, 2010
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Q sac, lawn mower mate w/2R
J Klein vs B Marcussi, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 0-1 4.dxc5; Black opens g-file
R Sertic vs D Kuljasevic, 2012
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 0-1 Contemporary
T Ivarsson vs Hector, 2013
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 0-1 Contemporary
J Nogueiras vs L Bruzon Batista, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E27) 1-0 Q says take me!
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Dbl B sac, R lift
Koneru vs Z Nemeth, 2005 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav, Czech (D19) 1-0 Sure fire perpetual in hand
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1984 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 1-0 Attack Masterpiece
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Useful rook lift and rook sacrifice w/diagonal assistance
Portisch vs S Johannessen, 1966 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Henneberger Var (D63) 1-0 Kside breakthru
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1974 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

QP Game: London System (D02) 0-1 Pile on pin, windmilled...
R Bancod vs M K A Russell, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

QGA Classical Def. Alekhine System (D28) 0-1 Touch 'em ALL!
Szabo vs Euwe, 1946 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Meran QGD with FOUR Queens on Baord
L Pliester vs Dreev, 1989 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Slav, Schallopp Def. (D12) 1-0 Q sac, pin arranges mate
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Rubinstein System (D33) 1-0 Dbl Windmill
J Brach Sr vs J R von Pessler, 1910 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD / Dbl Fio (D30) 1-0 Rc7! shocker helps clear the diagonal
S Kuemin vs R Staechelin, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch Variation (E80) 1-0 N sac, Queen trap
Spassky vs H Pfleger, 1986 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0Some sacs are better than others
S Williams vs Hebden, 2006 
(E77) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Swindled into a capture stalemate or immune perpetual check
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1 Open g-file
A Budo vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1931 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

This two piece Black attack fizzled out in Omaha. White used 5
D Saxton vs H Ohman, 1947 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Nottingham 1936- Brilliancy Prize; No remedy for g5
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 1-0 Stripped
Bosboom-Lanchava vs W Spoelman, 2005 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner Var (E41) 1-0 Nxg7 leads to g-file +
J Sarfati vs R Stevens, 2008  
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1Restrictive P wedge f3
A Hoffman vs Nakamura, 1999 
(E61) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Def Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Heavies on the 6th
Yermolinsky vs P Hummel, 1999 
(E77) King's Indian, 37 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

Rocking the Ramparts - Guide to Attacking Chess
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Best Lessons of a Chess Coach by Sunil Weeramantry
Taimanov vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 43 moves, 0-1

"There Is No Indispensable Man"
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

How to play against Bayonet Attack
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2009 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

KID Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Flawed P rollers on opposite wings
Anand vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E97) King's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

Castle opposite, hammer the g-file, outnumber on h7
E J Diemer vs Heinz, 1954 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Declined 3.g5 (A00) 1-0Keene's Def. - Slick Unpin!
C Bloodgood vs B Brown, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack (A00) 1-0 Plays out like a Bird's Opening
R Durkin vs Spielman, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / QGD vs Slav (A00) 0-1 Piling on the pin
Blackburne vs F J Lee, 1904 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / KIA (A00) 0-1Always check, it could be mate
Velimirovic vs Skembris, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / English (A00) 0-1 She cannot cover both
A Ciccolini vs B W Blijdenstein, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack Classical Var (A01) 1-0 Kside attack, R EG
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 78 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Q takes w/check; h7#
M Jadoul vs G Plomp, 2003 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Myers Defense / Reversed Polish (A02) 1-0 Video!
H Danielsen vs S B Hansen, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Double Stonewall. Black is careless w/his pawns
E Williams vs A Henderson, 1845 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 g-pawn thrust snares the king
NN vs M Bier, 1905 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

QGD/Catalan vs Chigorin/Reversed Barry. Pawn fork, Q blockade
G Barcza vs G Primavera, 1948
(A06) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A04) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Sac
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird, Hobbs Gambit (A02) 1/2-1/2 White survives IQP passer
S Buecker vs T Vogler, 1997 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Hole on 6th, Pin on 7th
Nakamura vs Y Kryvoruchko, 2014
(A02) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dutch (A04) 0-1 e5 dilema, Kside attack
Albin vs Bird, 1895 
(A04) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening/Double Dutch (A02) 1-0 Promotion mate!
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian (B25) 1-0 Deflection, h-file attack
Capablanca vs J C Rather, 1936 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening From G. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Open file destruction
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Double bishop sac by Alekhine
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Fischer ignores the threatened 29 ... Rf8xNf3, plays 29 h5xg6!!
Fischer vs U Geller, 1968 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Demolition and clearance sacrifice 19. Nf6+!
Szabo vs N Padevsky, 1972 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense (A10) 0-1
Stahlberg vs Bronstein, 1950 
(A10) English, 41 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan (A14) 1-0 weak P shield
A Nickel vs W Class, 1992 
(A14) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def K's Kt. Var (A15) 1-0 White initiative
N Davies vs Goldin, 1995 
(A15) English, 39 moves, 1-0

English Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Dclnd (A14) 1-0 Kside BASH!
Quinteros vs R Henley, 1976 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Round 8, Game #62 [Prize for "clever combinational play"]
Romanishin vs Petrosian, 1975 
(A17) English, 30 moves, 1-0

King's English. 4Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Computer prep
Nakamura vs Anand, 2016 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 26 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A32) 1-0Cross
C Jauregui vs J de Souza Mendes, 1959 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 18 moves, 1-0

Notes by Carsten Hoi; White arranges an Epaullettes Mate
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Very unusual...the winning White K walks to h8 in the MG!
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 A first-rate "rook slap" miniature
Palatnik vs Geller, 1980 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 She can't leave c7
I Rogers vs G Milos, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 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

Benoni-Indian Def vs Nc3 not c4 (A43) 0-1 Black turns the table
A Huss vs O Borik, 1982 
(A43) Old Benoni, 24 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46) 0-1 Gueridon Mate in 2
Nenarokov vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky; Classical Def. Big Center (A45) 1-0 Take your pick
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Richter Attack vs Indian Def. (A45) 1-0 heavy pieces on g-file
K Richter vs Gruenfeld, 1928 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky / Veresov Attack (A45) 0-1 Beautiful black queen!
R Moonen vs Euwe, 1981 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46) 1-0 Two mating squares
Janowski vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Q Trap in the Old Indian (looks like a KID upon capture)
Rune Andersen vs J R Kristensen, 2001 
(A53) Old Indian, 13 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pyrenees Gambit (A50) 0-1 Mate threat on h-file
Kasparov vs W Cotrina, 1993 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def: Adler Var (A52) 1-0 Open g-file heavy artillery
G Sigurjonsson vs A S Segal, 1968 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Hromadka System (A57) 0-1R decoy beats mate in one!
Tolush vs A Filipowicz, 1964 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights Var (A54) 1-0 g-file battle
Alekhine vs NN, 1918 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 49 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def. Adler Var(A52)1-0 g-file railroad mate is coming
F Vallejo Pons vs A Romero Holmes, 2002 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Deflection 21...Rxg1+! (22. Bxg1 Nxd3 +-) 22. Qxg1 Nxd3 +-
M Lanzani vs I Rogers, 1984 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Modern Variation (A56) 0-1 Kside crusher
Timman vs Tal, 1973 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def Classical Var. Czerniak Def (A79) 1-0 open g-file
Petrosian vs L Schmid, 1961 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 g-file demolition
Sakaev vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 21 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic (A89) 1-0 Magnus is 12 years old
Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 33 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall (A81) 1-0 White returns some material, escapes
Wade vs B H Wood, 1949
(A81) Dutch, 30 moves, 1-0

Dutch Semi-Leningrad Var (A81) 1-0 Pin coming on the g-file
Bu Xiangzhi vs Lu Shanglei, 2013 
(A81) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton G. Tartakower Bayonet Attack(A82) 1-0Open h-file
K H Bondick vs K Jacob, 2005
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern (A81) 1-0 Tremendous Dbl R Sacrifices
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A81) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 0-1 Overwhelmed Kside
I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1934 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 28 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Lawn Mower # in 1
M Delgado Crespo vs Z Frometa, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Double on the g-file
Fischer vs R Ault, 1959 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Pawn avalanche
V Vepkhvishvili vs F Melkonian, 1981
(B07) Pirc, 19 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Chinese Variation (B07) 1-0 R beats B EG
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Chipashvili, 1979
(B07) Pirc, 77 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Copycat Ns, Missed # in 1
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov (B48) 1-0 Interesting Kside attack
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Now this is ROCKIN' THE RAMPARTS!!!
D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Deep fried
P Moran vs E Franco Raymundo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense vs LDL (B20) 1-0 Kside battery; score error
McShane vs A Rotstein, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 in 21
Nunn vs Sosonko, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B12) 0-1 Ugly W contest
A Van Dop vs P Du Chattel, 1975
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 0-1 Rock slide!
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 (B23) 1-0 Add attacker to EAD creates pin
P Theon vs G Andruet, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Games
Nezhmetdinov vs L Shamkovich, 1954 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var(B43) 1-0 Arabian mate on it's way
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 First cut-off the king
Nimzowitsch vs G Fluss, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Seize control of open files!
V Meijers vs D Kosic, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Terrific rook play by Black
F Ynojosa Aponte vs N Pert, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

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

French Exchange Variation (C01) 0-1 Corridor Mate
Chigorin vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Advance Main Line (C02) 0-1 Creative finish
K Maslak vs K Asrian, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0The Wizard of Riga
Tal vs I Nei, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. 8...g5 Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Exposed White K
S Gaffagan vs C Holt, 2011 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Adams vs V Dimitrov, 1993 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Closed 8...g5 (C05) 0-1 Nice interference
Joel Benjamin vs G Battaglini, 2012
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine wins ... but his opponent misses the best defense.
Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack(C10) 1-0Sac attack, Q on 7th
W So vs Akobian, 2016 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

FR, ClassicalRichter Attack (C13) 1-0 Dbl N sacs followed by +s
Anderssen vs K Pitschel, 1872 
(C13) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Adv. (C19) 0-1 White has a bad knight?!
Stein vs Uhlmann, 1962 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 67 moves, 0-1

(C18) French, Winawer Adv, 39 moves, 1-0 Minors on the 6th rank
J N Riff vs N Berry, 2009 
(C18) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

FR Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 W sacs 3 pieces on g7
P Dubinin vs N Petrov, 1936 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 Q beats pair of Rs
Fischer vs I Bilek, 1965 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0
Fischer vs N Minev, 1966 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Rxg7 smashes thru
K Richter vs G G Alexandrescu, 1936 
(C10) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Bishop game changers
Tarrasch vs W Cohn, 1880 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 22.g4! game changer
Euwe vs E Eliskases, 1947 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

(C18) French, Winawer Adv, 52 moves, 1-0 Double pin win
M Kobalia vs Akopian, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 1-0

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

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 Raid half-open files
F Libiszewski vs Rozentalis, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 1-0 Q must sac, Rs roll!
W Paige vs E Formanek, 1993 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1 Minors rule
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1944 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 R sac for Q penetration
P Cramling vs Short, 2011 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

QGD Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Which Rook? Kill shot
R Shetty vs Short, 2011 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 0-1 Q sac leads to mate
G Milos vs P Carlsson, 2012 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Slav, Czech Var. Classical System ML (D19) 0-1 breezy g-file
Ftacnik vs D H Campora, 1981 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated Move Order (D31) 0-1 Bird was 66 yrs
Steinitz vs Bird, 1895 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 0-1

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

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 184-185
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

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

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

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Death by half-open g-file
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1998 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 Mouth wide open!?
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 5.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Rob the pin again & again
J Gallagher vs M Turpanov, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Schiller-Pytel Var (B01) 1-0 2 pawns thrust
R Edouard vs M Stockmann, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

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

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

Pirc Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1-0 Dbl N sac
Psakhis vs A Kochyev, 1990 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1-0 Arabian #
R Simic vs A Planinc, 1979 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1/2-1/2 g-file tussle
Spielmann vs Saemisch, 1920
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

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 Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central X$(B22) 1-0Common unpin
S Jackson vs B Sinka, 1981
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Even in his last days, Tal could show to the whole world
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 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

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 1-0 His Tal-ons
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Sosonko (B77) 1-0 R sac wins
D Barua vs H Spangenberg, 1996 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Wolf whistle!!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

P. 132 The Amateur's Mind by Jeremy Silman
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

12.Nf5!? knight sac as only Velimirovic himself could do
Velimirovic vs V Bukal Sr, 1971 
(B89) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Smashin' Sac Attack
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop Highway Crossfire
F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

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

K Pawn Game: Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Two pieces won't suffice
Morphy vs A Bottin, 1858 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

DGA, Copenhagen Def. (C21) 1-0 Putting out fires with gasoline.
Hartlaub vs M W Testa, 1912 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack Variation (C22) 1-0 Pawn fork
S Buecker vs G Mueller, 2000
(C22) Center Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C25) 1-0 Pretty far gone days
F J Perez Perez vs Alekhine, 1943 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 0-1 W can't finish, drops rook
Alekhine vs D Kirk, 1924 
(C26) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

Twas played between James A. Leonard & Frederick Perrin
G da Cutri vs Perbin, 1580 
(C27) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Famous Epaulette Mate
Morphy vs Worrall, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Simultaneous blindfold exhibition at Birmingham
Morphy vs J Rhodes, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bledow CG (C33) 0-1 Battery open g-file
R Eames vs Adams, 2010 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Bishop's G (C33) 0-1Q sac lets open lines
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Counter threat is too slow
S Buecker vs C Herbrechtsmeier, 1983
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Q sac, N fork
A Harju vs M Liimatta, 1987 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

fc KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Q Trap
D Baretic vs Uremovic, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 18 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Rosentreter Gambit (C37) 1-0 Rob the pin
Alekhine vs R Mikulka, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 # w/a passed pawn
Itze vs H Reinle, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

KGA Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0Bird's last game was sensational!
Bird vs Pfander, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit Mayet Attack 3.Bc4 Poisoned P(C40) 1-0 Dbl R Sac
P Atars vs H Tomson, 1973 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Black Q hung 3 different ways!?!
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

G120: My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def 5.g4 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0 Where is Black going?
I Nepomniachtchi vs S Hautot, 2006 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def 5.g4 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0 "2 Ns" defense fails
J Zawadzka vs Marine Grigorian, 2007 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 6.g5 Nh5 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0Centralized Ns
I Nepomniachtchi vs A Czebe, 2008
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason Var (C42) 1-0 Windmill
Winawer vs Shumov, 1875 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter (C42)0-1 g-file
J Cvitanic vs Pavasovic, 1993 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton (C42) 0-1 Try 11.BxNe4
Shirov vs M Bluvshtein, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack Center Var(C43) 1-0R sac, cut-off K
O Korneev vs C Humeau, 2005 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Q sac,Arabian #
Reiner vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Deadly Q&N
C Eliason vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1Tappin' g2 again
B Suhle vs Anderssen, 1859 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Another g2 hit
Chapelle vs Anderssen, 1860
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var(C44) 0-1His pet defense
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Notes by Steinitz -- breathtaking final combination
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 B sac on the g-pawn
Kasparov vs Short, 1992 
(C45) Scotch Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 0-1 Which Way Watch Yuo Capture!
J M de Oliveira Gomes vs J G Caetano Netto, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Morphy wins the 1st American Chess Congress (Queen sac!)
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish, 4 Knights Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Keep file closed!
Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Sudden end
Albin vs O Bernstein, 1904 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Rook Lift, Queen sacrifice and Arabian Mate all in one!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1945 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Tremendous!
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 55 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 g-file battle to Arabian #
A C Vazquez vs Blackburne, 1891  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 12: World's Great Chess Games (Fine)
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 0-1Black owns the open lines
Chigorin vs Lasker, 1895 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 Unpin Q sac, anything but quiet!
L Vajda vs Sutovsky, 2006 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 1-0 Bc4, Ng5, Qh5
Brychta vs Botur, 1951 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 0-1Dbld Rooks
Rossolimo vs Euwe, 1951 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 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

Spanish Game: Fianchetto Defense (C60) 0-1 g-file attack
Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1975 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 1-0 BxNf6 creates corridor mate
N Folke Ekstrom vs G Carrisson, 1961 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Kside attack
Reti vs Spielmann, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Ruy Lopez Steinitz Def (C62) 0-1 Who takes the rook?
Kupreichik vs Dzindzichashvili, 1968 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense (C62) 0-1 Half-open g-file
NN vs Breithaupt, 1942 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Double Rook Sac wins!
L Hazai vs L Karsa, 1976 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Q sac into discovered+
Wei Yi vs Navara, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Nyholm Attack(C65) 0-1Stunning Nxg2!
Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Improved Steinitz (C66) 0-1 15 captures in 21 m
Capablanca vs D W Pomeroy, 1909 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1/2-1/2 perpetual
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1899 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1 3 decoy sacs
R Lau vs S Smagin, 1990 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Caro Var (C70) 0-1 Crossfire!
Tal vs J G van Eybergen, 1959 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 20 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta Var (C74) 0-1Gem
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Open g-file w/Qh3
Meitner vs Schlechter, 1895 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 1-0 Morphy Mate
T Palmer vs D Moody, 1999 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Raking Bs, Greco #
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 0-1 Fab Black sacs!
V Kirilov vs Furman, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open Variations (C80) 0-1 Minor piece sacs
Schlechter vs H Faehndrich, 1904 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 20 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Worrall Attack Delayed 0-0 (C86) 1-0 Rxg7!
Lasker vs Teichmann, 1909  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Closed Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Dbl B sac and more
K Spraggett vs G Vescovi, 2004 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Breyer Defense (C95) 1-0 Q sac deflects R
Fischer vs Benko, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Blackburne vs J Huckvale, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

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

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 2 Hogs on 7th & Q crosspin
M R Sangeetha vs S Dhar, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1Q sac into semi-smothered#
Balanel vs A Pytlakowski, 1951 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Keres Def (E32) 0-1Fine Kside attk
J Nogueiras vs Timman, 1988 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 52 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Delayed Exchange (C85) 1-0Trade down to won EG
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 44 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Blindfolded Blast!
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 N&Q discoveries are deadly
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack 13.g4?(B09) 0-1 W has lost ending
Fischer vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. 2Knights (B08) 1-0 Ruin the K's shield
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Game 1: Beating the Caro-Kann (Kotronias)
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1980 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 0-1 Rob the pin, form batteries
J M Hodgson vs Short, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Bird Be2 Stonewall's Sicilian fio (A02) 1-0SmashingKsideFinish
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation Be2, Bb2 (A03) 1-0 Spearhead
T Sloan vs J Kulbacki, 1992 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Zukertort / Bind vs Dbl Fio (A04) 1-0 White Knights die well
R Vera vs J Becerra Rivero, 1996 
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian - French Def (A08) 1-0 Q sac, B helps N dual
A Adly vs V Laznicka, 2007 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sicilian(A08) 1-0 Sacrifice the Rooks!
E Vladimirov vs G Agzamov, 1977 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. 4Knights (A35) 0-1 Black's predicament
H Banikas vs D Kosic, 2008 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 61 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Beefeater Var (A40) 0-1 X-ray Defense
J Kulbacki vs B Wall, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Def (A43) 1/2- Active draw
J Kulbacki vs C Diebert, 1987 
(A43) Old Benoni, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 21 of John Emms book Starting Out: The Sicilian
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Chinese Var (B78) 1-0 Brilliancy
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Monster Rook
Karpov vs Hort, 1971 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk Perenyi Gambit(B90) 1-0Vicious
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Promotion battle
Tal vs M Pasman, 1953 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 40 moves, 1-0

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

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

4Knights Spanish. Symmetrical(C49) 1/2-Stalemate trap w/4 units
S Boyd vs T Glimbrant, 1992 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

4Knights, Halloween Gambit (C47) 1-0 A brief but bloody game
P Schoupal vs J Spalek, 2004 
(C47) Four Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern Bi's Opening (C55) 0-1 g-file spearhead
Karjakin vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 Kside crusher
G Grasser vs G Mendez, 2010 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 Nuisance Rook
C R Riordan vs G Sagalchik, 2001 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Bf5 Line (D09) 0-1 Battery
O Sorakunnas vs S Miettinen, 1965
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 69: Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games by Stohl
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional (D35) 1-0 g-file battery, semi-smother
Taimanov vs R Persitz, 1955 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 43 in The Development of Chess Style by Dr. Max Euwe
Petrosian vs Kozali, 1954 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 171 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Fine vs N Grossman, 1933 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Reshevsky Variation (D36) 1-0 Child's Play!
Bacrot vs S Azarov, 1992 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 29 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Triple on the open g-file
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 A complete head-spinner
Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

10 yr olds, Sicilian Bowlder Attk (B20) 0-1 Always 1 step ahead
I Andrade vs F Vallejo Pons, 1992 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 3.g4 (B23) 1-0 Odd start, 0-0-0, N fork
Nakamura vs A Zhigalko, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Crazy tactics
Wei Yi vs Zhou Jianchao, 2013 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0Skewer removes guard
Nakamura vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical (B72) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual; notes by AA
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Closed g-file grave
G Ustinov vs Bronstein, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1Open center, plenty of action
Carlsen vs C Hansen, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1 Sac open the g-file
M Larrea vs B Roselli Mailhe, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05)1-0 Q sac to Lawnmower#
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Bam! Bam! Bam! A 15 move mating net!
Charousek vs Englander, 1894 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4 Kts (C50) 1-0Black unpin will fail
Daniels vs G Walker, 1841 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Chigorin (C96) 0-1 Hole on the 3rd
Maroczy vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 57 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch (E26) 1-0 Dbl R lift Kside crusher
Kasparov vs B Ivanovic, 1983 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Normal. Bishop Attack (E47) 1-0 Dbl Crossfire
Zhao Zong-Yuan vs M Pacheco, 2006 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg (E43) 1-0 Open g-file
S Matveeva vs M Litinskaya-Shul, 1993
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Def. Averbakh. Flexible Defense (E70)1-0 Kickin' it!
Tan Zhongyi vs Ying Zhu, 2015 
(E73) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening Miniature (A00) 1-0 Stunning Blackburne's Mate!
Konstantin Chernyshov (elder) vs A Lesiak, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 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

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

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

English Opening: Anglo-Lithuanian (A10) 1-0 Powerful Interpose
R Garcia vs E Figueroa, 1963 
(A10) English, 28 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 1-0 Steady adv
T Nyback vs H Kaenel, 2006 
(A13) English, 62 moves, 1-0

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

Benko Gambit: Declined. ML(A57) 1-0 Q trap. Blind Swine on 8th
Barbero vs A Nascimento, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense (A53) 1-0 Excellent Kingside attack
Korchnoi vs Panov, 1956 
(A53) Old Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

"Positional Chess Handbook" by Israel Gelfer
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 59 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Q trap after Bxf7+
Falkbeer vs Zytogorski, 1856 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Closed. Traditional (B23) 0-1 White Q diverted
Tiviakov vs Shirov, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Tchigorin's famous defeat of Lasker with his (T's) own defense.
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 1-0 Amazing game
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

A beautiful game illustrating the importance of the initiative.
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

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