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Diagonals Attack: Bs Highway, Battery, Crossfire
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is a collection of games where heat came down along or across the diagonal(s). It does include some double bishop sacrifices scattered throughout.

Goodness gracious, GREAT BALLS O' F_I_R_E_!-!-! If the Chess Variants at the top of the list don't knock your socks off, then chess just aint your cup o' tea. Chernev says there's a world record within this top twenty list.

* 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.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

A TACTICAL CONCEPT/TERMINOLOGY LESSON IN ONE MOVE
M Jadoul vs Karpov, 1986 
(B44) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Stunning odds game by a teenage genious in a mere 13 moves!!!
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Morphy robs the pinned bishop
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Odds game produces Legall's mate w/an extra step!
Smith vs NN, 1852 
(000) Chess variants, 11 moves, 1-0

Pawn mate in 14 moves
Morphy vs T Knight, 1856 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (000) 1-0 Knights love a crowd
Morphy vs NN, 1856 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Evan's Gambit minus 1kNight and he pulls off Boden's Mate!!!
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

Chess variant (000) 1-0 Q sac for a famous K walk, pawn mate!!!
Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Bird's Opening/Chess variant (000) 1-0Really quite beautiful!!!
Zukertort vs Count Epoureano, 1872 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Chess variants /King's Gambit (000) 1-0 Pin wins again
W G Ward vs H Browne, 1874 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Potter gave Queen odds and announced a forced mate at move 7!!!
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

This game reflects the very nature of diagonal attacks!!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Open diagonals and pins are powerful!
Tarrasch vs Sergel, 1891 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Polish Opening: Outflank Var (A00) 0-1 Trap the trapper
Brichinova vs Alexandrova, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

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

Polish Opening (A00) 0-1 Double pin will win
Sochor vs L van Damme, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Polish, Schiffler-Sokolsky Var (A00) 0-1 B highway w/N slasher
G Welling vs F Krudde, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

How not to play 1.b3; nice Dovetail Mate
J M Bellon Lopez vs Smejkal, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

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

The most famous two bishop sacrifice
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Romanovsky's Immortal; Double-Double Fianchetto
Ragozin vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Very efficient model game!
Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Zukertort: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 0-1 Must know crusher
S Panzalovic vs O Dancevski, 1990 
(A04) Reti Opening, 8 moves, 0-1

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

Reti Advance Var (A09) 1-0 Alert tactics on the diagonals
Speelman vs Koneru, 2002 
(A09) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik's piece of art
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort's Immortal -- A Long Range Battle Thru the Center
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Qe5+ forks LPDO Ra1 OOPS!
C Maddigan vs NN, 1970 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

It's a triple Smith-Morra Gambit, same Bxf7+ concept
B Wall vs R Monahan, 1972 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Oops! Zwischenzug leaves her majesty hanging.
W Neto vs K Banas, 1993 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Black will lose the exhange or worse
G Lane vs J Flesch, 1983 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

waduh nona manis, kamu jago amat sih Grand Prix Attack (B23)
N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Miniature found in "The Massive Book of Chess" shows 9...Bh3!
P A Rasmussen vs E Brondum, 1995 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

Grand Prix Attack (B23) Q decoy sac then discovery ala Harrwitz
K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Miniature: Q Sortie
B Ivanovic vs Grigic, 1982 
(B27) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Excellent Knight Sac
I De Los Santos vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1990 
(B27) Sicilian, 11 moves, 0-1

Open Sicilian, 5.Bf4 pawn fork decoys the bishop into Q+ & fork
NN vs Pandolfini, 1967 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 6 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Q+ & fork
B Hammer vs Boldt, 1977 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 10 moves, 1-0

Tal works this pin like a finger puppet
Tal vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1970 
(B30) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

KIA Sicilian, French Var (B40) 1-0 Keen B sac, pawn breakthru
Leko vs W Heckel, 1989 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 1-0 Decoy then skewer
Unzicker vs Tal, 1975 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen Var (B44) 0-1 Look before you grab!
D Mardle vs N Gaprindashvili, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

Pawn grabbling doesn't disable the mating battery
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 11 moves, 1-0

Baiting the line of check w/a piece
E Moskalyuk vs M Brodsky, 1998 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 9 moves, 0-1

White's Nc6 has caused problems for Black
A Karklins vs A Sandrin, 1990 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 15 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

Attack from both flanks leaves Black tattered
L Christiansen vs M Zivanic, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0 Wonderful finish
H Akvist vs G Kuzmin, 1976 
(B83) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

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

It's better to exchange the pawn than taking time to defend it
P Michel vs J Traian Iliesco, 1943 
(B50) Sicilian, 5 moves, 1-0

Sic Modern Var (B50) 1-0 Black plays giveaway starting w/Bxf7+
A Jansson vs Berend, 1981 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 Backward pawns are a problem
S Maze vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Much more than Dbl Rook sacs!
G Szabo vs S Zawadzki, 2004 
(B53) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B57) 1-0Qtrap resembles Reti-Tartakower C-K
Fischer vs NN, 1959 
(B57) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

todo un maestro en el calculo jeje!!!
Tal vs Larsen, 1979 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Support # next
A Suarez Real vs A Alonso Alvarez, 2014 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Sic Fischer-Sozin Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Sutovsky's Immortal
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

Demolition combination with 19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Infiltration
H Van Riemsdijk vs P Youngworth, 1978 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 34 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop highway looms large
A F Gragger vs Vieltorf, 1952 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 12 moves, 1-0

No brakes on this attack from Spassky
Spassky vs N Rashkovsky, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

K's English 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29)1/2-1/2 Stalemate blunder
Kasparov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42) 1-0 Uncastled K loses
M Bobotsov vs O M Hindle, 1967 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 23 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def, Fajarowicz Var, (A51) 0-1 10 mover Q Trap
Najmes vs J Balogh, 1943 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Budapest Gambit; Another Q+ & fork LPDO B in shooting gallery
E Gueye vs T Korsano, 1985 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 5 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Def. Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 The power of the pin
Hoeregott vs W Schlage, 1929 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

OID Ukrainian Var (A54) 0-1 Q Sac, Daring Bishop, Ruthless Rook
Alatortsev vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Sacrifice and mate with three minors
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Famous Dutch Miniature; the Black rook is overooked
F M Teed vs E Delmar, 1896 
(A80) Dutch, 8 moves, 1-0

Dutch (A80) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice on h-file will mate
F Oberndoerfer vs J Gabriel, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) ˇ 0-1 Crossfire on B Highway
J F Smyth vs H Helms, 1915 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

Dutch Fianchetto Attack (A81) 0-1 Battle of the Bishop pairs
D Baramidze vs Caruana, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 75 moves, 0-1

This brawl becomes a 4 queens game with a dynamite finish
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 46 moves, 0-1

White threatens consecutive double attacks
A Brito Garcia vs J Chacon Jerez, 1996 
(A84) Dutch, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A85) 0-1 White knight can't take either one!
V Litvinov vs Veresov, 1958 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 13 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11) 1-0 Combo platter!
Bologan vs Movsesian, 2005 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D35) 1-0 B&N mate
E Delmar vs NN, 1898 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Botvinnik System (D44)1-0 Sac for advanced pawn chain
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Lots of second guessing w/uncommon mating position
H Lehmann vs K Junge, 1942 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 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

Black just riddles White's position and ends it with a fork
Denker vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

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

White grabs a pawn and Black turns the tables immediately
O Gavrilov vs S Solovjov, 2005 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 0-1

QGD Lasker Defense (D56) 0-1 EG kNight is trapped
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 0-1

Spassky fires off a kingside attack
Spassky vs Timman, 1977 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

"The Game of the Century"
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Saragossa Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2Gains time, Bs of same color EG
Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0 Q trap. What just happened?
C Bloodgood vs Davis, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening (A00) 0-1Nakamura drove computer crazy w/6 bishops
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 255 moves, 0-1

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

Hungarian Opening (A00) /KIA (A07) 1-0 Constant threats
L Christiansen vs K Regan, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 0-1 Crossfire; Rob the pin
R Bertholee vs Ljubojevic, 1997
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

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

From's CG. NN gets tagged in six moves!
NN vs Du Mont, 1802 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Norfolk Gambit 2 (A01) 1-0 Discovery
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

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

The 120th Bill Wall opponent to fall for Fool's Mate
Rusty Warren vs B Wall, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Gunsberg Def (A02) 1/2-1/2 kNights or Bishops?
S Buecker vs J Blaskowski, 1981 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

The side w/the safer king wins!
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Zukertort Opening: QG Invitation (A04) 1-0 Dbl B sac gone wrong
Burn vs Owen, 1884 
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian vs KIA (A04) 0-1 Bishop Pair Beats Rook Pair
O Troianescu vs Petrosian, 1953 
(A04) Reti Opening, 57 moves, 0-1

Dble Fianchetto (A06) 1-0 Black's crazy lookin Q sac falls shor
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2014 
(A06) Reti Opening, 96 moves, 1-0

Reti/Zukertort Opening: Santasiere's Folly (A06) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Tennison Gambit (A06) 1-0 Q is going, Going, GONE!
J Krejcik vs S Takacs, 1920 
(A06) Reti Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

KIA vs. Bb7 (A07) 1-0 BF cleverly creates passers
Fischer vs A Sandrin, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Vienna/King's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1Bishop pair, pins dominate
Chigorin vs Lasker, 1899 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Q sac for 9 pts & crossfire acti
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

The Black bishop and passer are pinned from behind, can't promo
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2010 
(A10) English, 59 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense (A10) 1-0 Cross pin
Robatsch vs Jansa, 1974 
(A10) English, 14 moves, 1-0

Double Fianchetto; Philidor's Legacy
Benko vs I A Horowitz, 1968 
(A12) English with b3, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Double Fianchetto; Centralized Knight vs Isolated pawn
Petrosian vs Portisch, 1974 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik gives both his rooks away and finishes w/a flurry
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian w/colors reversed; blistering MG
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Browne's brilliant Queen sham sacrifice 16... Qxc4!!
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

Gorgeous Q Sacrifice into Windmill into Checkmate!!
Alekhine vs A Fletcher, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 32 moves, 1-0

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

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

Trompowsky, Big Center Var (A45) 0-1 Name sake gets Bishoped
Trompowsky vs W Cruz, 1939 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

early transposition w/ 8.h3; serious dark-squared bishop moves
Vidmar vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zukertort; N sac Nxf7
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 1-0 Crossfire
Levenfish vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 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

Budapest Def: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1 "Black & Becker" pin
P Lukacs vs W Becker, 1998 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Capa saw it all; a great performance
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Main Line (A57) 0-1 Bold Q sac
S Johannessen vs Fischer, 1966 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Sosonko Var (A57) 0-1 Caught on B hwy
P Peev vs Eigil Pedersen, 1972 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Mikenas Var (A66) 1-0 W goes berzerk, B cooperates!
F Destrebecq vs G Drogou, 1982 
(A66) Benoni, 25 moves, 1-0

Greco was great before anyone knew how great he was
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

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

Boden's Mate, one of Teichmann's famous games
Teichmann vs NN, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 London 1862 Brilliancy prize win
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Fire on board, by Judit; Neither king gets castled
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B09)1-0Hanham/Lion; 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.f4
J Vetter vs R Oortwijn, 1997 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack (B10) 0-1Superior B pair; zugzwang
D Keller vs Petrosian, 1961 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 59 moves, 0-1

C-K Defense, Two Knights Attack (B11) 1-0 The passer is coming
Noteboom vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var. (B14) 1-0 Black w/2 en pr
Najdorf vs Portisch, 1962 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q
Chulkov vs Gavemann, 1947 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

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

C-K, Karpov. Modern Var (B17) 0-1 Unsecure a-pawn after 0-0-0
A Greet vs H Banikas, 2008 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Variation (B17) 0-1 Deflection sacrifice
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Bxh7+, Ng5+, Qh5, etc.
Marshall vs Stodie, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

SWG, Here comes Lolli's Mate.
P J Preece vs R Kent, 1977
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

There is a whole lot to like about this attack!
M Esserman vs V Martirosov, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

the gambit was not only dangerous, but perfectly sound
M Esserman vs Van Wely, 2011 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Tactical pawn manipulation
G Jones vs J Reid, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 No "lock and key"
Robson vs Le Quang Liem, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 B can be hero
R N Bauer vs B Finegold, 2001 
(B30) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Raking bishops
Ivanchuk vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 White Kside Attck
Yifan Hou vs N Dzagnidze, 2014 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 0-1 N sacrifice changes everything!
B Besson vs J Geller, 2003 
(B44) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen Var (B44) 1-0 The Q is crosspinned
Morphy vs F Perrin, 1857 
(B44) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1876, p. 206 Crossfire, both Q's sac
C Richardson vs A W Ensor, 1876 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 Wild Bs vs Ns
Romanishin vs Tal, 1975
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Qxd4 (B53) 1/2- Wrong colored Bishop EG
V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Prins Var. Venice Attack (B55) 0-1EG sac will promote
B Reichstein vs K Gulamali, 2010 
(B55) Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack deviation (B75)1-0 Q deflection
Adorjan vs M Fuller, 1975 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Beating the Dragon 101
Fischer vs Larsen, 1958 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 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

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 GK simul loss
H Spangenberg vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Small Center (C00) 1-0 Pin the tail on the rat!
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1861  
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Knight swap w/eyes wide shut; Double B bombing!
J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

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

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

Reversed Philidor vs French Def (C00) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky's brilliant attack w/superior development
Reshevsky vs A Vasconcellos, 1944 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 1-0

21...Rxf2+ is the start of a mating combination with Q,B
D Kagramanov vs S Ernst, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 25 moves, 0-1

Exchanges & battery double attack Qh7# or QxRa8
D Sermek vs M Varini, 1999 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 9 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Q Spearhead Greek Gift
A Shashin vs Dashkevich, 1955 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Var. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Both Black knights are pinned
Tal vs M Strelkov, 1949 
(C10) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Useless vs. Useful Checks
B Wall vs W Wall, 1969 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

Powerful opposite-colored bishop attacking w/maurading Q
Judit Polgar vs Bareev, 2001 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

FR Classical, Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Notes by AN, others
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 1-0 Diagonals Raid
B Wall vs Z Brown, 1990
(C11) French, 12 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C11) 1-0 W sacs Q & R to open h-file
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C11) French, 28 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

Center Counter (B01) 0-1 Smothered Mate
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack; White attacks himself
Stripunsky vs Onischuk, 2012 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 11 moves, 0-1

From Fred Reinfeld's "Great Short Games of the Chess Masters"
Kiss vs G Barcza, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Very efficient
L Owen vs R L Mapes, 1984 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

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

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

The Mammoth Book of Chess by Burgess.
Tartakower vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Cnt Cntr 4.Be2 6.Bf3 (B01) 0-1 Nxc2+, gets worse
F Krticka vs J Dobias, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Mieses Variation (B01) 0-1 Bishop captures are key
G Helbach vs Rotlewi, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

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

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

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0Dbl Knt Sacs aid Bs
M Yeo vs A T Erdal-Smith, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Chinese Variation Be2, g4 (B07) 1-0 The Chinese Immortal
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Textbook Zugzwang
Anand vs Van Wely, 1997 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern (B10) 1-0Shift the attack
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Raking Bishops
E Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

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

French Winawer (C15) 1-0 Qxe6+ sacrifice; Boden's mate
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 0-1 A lovely shot!
J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0Neat EG breakthru
Fischer vs R Finegold, 1963 
(C15) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 1-0

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

French Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 1-0 More like a king jig
Shirov vs Plaskett, 1992 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Retreat Var Armenian Line (C18) 1-0 Forks
N Nip vs M C Askin, 2008 
(C18) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Var (C18) 1-0 Bxh6 starts # race
Vogt vs Uhlmann, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 22 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Adv. (C19) 1-0 2 Bishops in full effect
Short vs Timman, 1987 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Var (C19) 1-0 Closed central breakthru
Suetin vs Bagirov, 1961 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

It aint over 'til it's over!
Morphy vs A Bottin, 1858 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

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

One of my favorite games
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Danish G. Declined, Sorensen Def (C21) 0-1 Hook? No, Uppercut!
J Perlis vs Blackburne, 1907 
(C21) Center Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted Schlechter Defense (C21) 0-1 Pin power
NN vs L Svenonius, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Discovered attack
W J Lutes vs R Hartenstein, 1962 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit Accepted Classical Def (C21) 1-0 Q fork LPDO & g7
H Reinle vs Niendler, 1921 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Q sac, Dbl B attack
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Pseudo-Legal's Mate, instead Nh8#
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Frozen f-pawn is pinned so battery wins
F Bethge vs Legal, 1930 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Defense (C21) 1-0 Q skewer
Albin vs Horinek, 1922 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Nxh7+ deflection
M Bier vs S Ricardo-Rocamora, 1876 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0Pretty Discovered#
Denker vs Gonzalez, 1945 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Notes by JHB; Q batteries
J G Colbourne vs Blackburne, 1892  
(C22) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Probably staged; a hunted king turning hunter
R Steel vs NN, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Clearance, Deflection, Fork
Chigorin vs J Mortimer, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

The opening was selected by mutual agreement
Lasker vs W P Shipley, 1892 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

No bust, just an error on move 15
Steinitz vs W P Shipley, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Stunning K hunt
Blackburne vs NN, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 0-1 Dual attacks f2, f7
F J Perez Perez vs Alekhine, 1941 
(C25) Vienna, 13 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 1-0 Bf6 block!
Alekhine vs De Cassio, 1944 
(C25) Vienna, 10 moves, 1-0

"Viennese Waltz" -- Develop and Attack!
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Falkbeer Var (C26) 0-1 Unstoppable mate threat
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1895 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

Windmill followed by amazing bind
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0

The White queen loses time while the Black queen is ruthless
J Ost-Hansen vs Nunn, 1974 
(C27) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna King Trap [Vienna Gambit] A Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1859 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

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

KG Declined, Soller-Zilbermints Gambit (C30) 1-0 Boden's # in 8
Fischer vs J Jones, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Game #93 in Soltis' "100 Best"
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Absolute crusher!
Burgess vs Randy Miller, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

KGD; B check is really a clearance move so R can pin Q to K
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 Blindfolded; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit Declined Miniature 1-0 Knight to the rescue
NN vs W A T Schelfhout, 1910 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical Variation (C30) 0-1 Discovered Attack
Chigorin vs Burn, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Mafia Defense (C30) 1-0 Uncommon #
B Raphael vs H Montgomery, 1856 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0R decoy sac, Q robs pin and mates
Z Asefi vs Daryl Allen, 2004 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31)
NN vs Lasker, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Tal-like razzle-dazzle!
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Tear open the diagonal
Blackburne vs NN, 1899 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

One of those Games Determined by a Single Profound Move
Chigorin vs K A Walbrodt, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Game 25: The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
NN vs Beis, 1940 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0 Q grab
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

"40 Combinations with Explanations" section of "Sorcerer's Appr
Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Dbl R Sac
T Wall vs D Ippolito, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Anderssen was deadly from distance!
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Charousek, however, is seen in his natural element.
Charousek vs Lasker, 1896 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Bomb f7...the tail of the combination has a stinger: Qh5+
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1899 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Re-created game?!
Lensky vs Olga, 1949 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Double B Attack by both colors! Q Sac, Boden's Mate awaits.
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Defense (C34) 1-0 0-0-0!
Y Shulman vs E Formanek, 2007 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Q sac!
Gunsberg vs NN, 1879 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

Royal couple splits apart
P Larsson vs Englund, 1942 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

Good enough for a Bond film
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Abbazia Def (C36) 0-1 Raking Bishops
R J Fontinha vs W Nash, 1988 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Another queen trap w/aid of a pin
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

Muzio Gambit by Aron Nimzovich's Father features Q sac
S Niemzowitsch vs Neumann, 1899 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Smothered Mate w/a Bishop!!
M Brody vs L Banya, 1901 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 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. Mayet G (C38) 0-1 Simple Yet Beautiful
Mayet vs Hirschfeld, 1861 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

frank124c Sac Nxg5 QxNg5 Bxf7+
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Queenside invasion in King's Gambit
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA: Double N Sacrifice & Q Sac -- as good as it gets!
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Z4 W knabs overworked pawn, B offers Q sac to expose pin
M Kloss vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Damiano Defense Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1/2-1/2 Hairy game!
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
NN vs E J Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen CG (C40) 0-1 Blistering Black attack
Gligoric vs Holze, 1970 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Castling opposite, pawn storm, Black's queen romps!
K Havasi vs Breyer, 1917 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

This one resembles a kingside Boden's mate
O Krause vs B Leussen, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Double Rook Sacrifice
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

10.Bxf7+ Rxf7 11.Qc4 leaves White better
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Boden's Mate by Boden!
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Philidor Def: Larsen Var (C41) 1-0 POTD 6/6/6 Bxf7+ Deflection
M McCann vs B Wall, 1975 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Pseudo legal's mate w/2 bishops
T Draisma vs J de Graaf, 1954 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Dbl discovered check is often decisive
Kupfer vs Silski, 1881 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Bravo Chucky!
Ivanchuk vs Gelfand, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0Logical, crushing drive
J Cervenka vs NN, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Bf6 block is coffin nails
Fischer vs E German, 1962 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 0-1 Finish shear beauty
J Whitehead vs P Biyiasas, 1977 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

-Ponziani Opening- 1-0, 7 moves; pin the Q
Sturell vs NN, 1956 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle
Chigorin vs Gossip, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Napoleon G (C44) 1-0 Film name: "The Last Victory"
Napoleon Bonaparte vs General Bertrand, 1820 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Declined (C44) 1-0 JHB # pattern
O Sarapu vs Z Frankel, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Greco's Mate
Euwe vs Wiersma, 1920 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Defense (C44) 1-0 Greco Mate in 5
Charousek vs M Porges, 1896 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Scotch (C45) 1-0 Common mini when fianchetto B bites the dust
B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Annotated by Steinitz: "Mr Gossip deserves the highest praise"
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

White robs the pin, piles on the pin, defends w/X-ray, forks
Blackburne vs G MacDonnell, 1876  
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Battery double attack Qxf7# and QxRa8
F Dieperink vs P Klootwijk, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Perfect Black Attack!
E Delmar vs Lipschutz, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45)0-1 9.g3 allows unrelenting attack
Koblents vs Lilienthal, 1945 
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Nge7 chopped up again!
A A Smorodsky vs B Gregory, 1914 
(C46) Three Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Marshall called "La cerise sur le gateau de toutes parties mode
Janowski vs Lasker, 1904 
(C48) Four Knights, 35 moves, 0-1

Stunning 17...QxBf3 later occupied by blocking bishop
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1-0 Copycat BUSTED!
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900 
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C50) 0-1 "Old Kentucky"
NN vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Pawn lever power
A Zemouli vs A Rizouk, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian (C50) 1-0 The old center pawn fork trick pays off big!
R Kohoutova vs K Stodolova, 1995 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 11 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Haxo Gambit (C50) 1-0 mini: Black trouble on open lines
Tarrasch vs NN, 1880 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 11 moves, 1-0

A pawn storm and a mighty pin come through w/out the queen
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Discovered Double Checkmate
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Hot Queen-sacrificin' action
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Old game; Qd5 fork is coming
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Blistering Bishops & Q Battery
Lasker vs F Dickens, 1908 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

A romantic classic busting through f6 and g7
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Imperfect splatter but how!
Fischer vs A LoCoco, 1964 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

"The Austrian Morphy" plays the Evans Gambit
Steinitz vs R Gray, 1872 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Reinfeld used this position for his puzzle books
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

"the one book Bobby didn't go through"
A Hoffmann vs Fischer, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Romantic classic; smoking bishops, blistering finish
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Dramatic R sacrfice
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Italian: Classical. Greco Gambit (C53) 0-1 White castled into
Guila vs G Pecci, 1875 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Compare to Guila vs Gioacchino Pecci
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1845 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Double rook sac and mate by minor pieces
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

An example of a Rook on the 7th & passed pawn power!
Bledow vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Black castles (to hell with the Queen) and wins!
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian, Greco G. Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 Windmill
E Jacobson vs V Kornia, 1913 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

A keen queen sacrifice on the h-file
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

My first "book" win--Heisman
D Heisman vs D Fennick, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch owns the open files
Tarrasch vs Landau, 1880 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Black gets up off the canvas to deck White!
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

White overplays his hand
Reti vs Lasker, 1908 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Traxler Counterattack K March line (C57) 1-0 Crazy wild! Hoax??
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

This isn't the future world champion
Fischer vs R Burger, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

2 Knights, Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57) 0-1
Kerner vs A Brinckmann, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Boden's #
Ajeeb vs C Devide, 1890 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

-Two Knights Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit- 1-0, 20 moves, Q sac
B Knorr vs L Simchen, 1990 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0Diagonal
R Maidana vs P Goette, 2001 
(C57) Two Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Triple sac ending in Boden's mate...
O Balk vs R J Barnes, 1926 
(C58) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Immune rook, discovery
S Boden vs Bird, 1873 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Schliemann, Tartakower Var (C63) 0-1 Cost of a pawn?
B Adhiban vs H Nezad, 2012 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Schliemann Def. Schönemann Attack (C63) 0-1 Cornered
A Bollengier vs F Babar, 1993 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Greek gift
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Emil Schallopp (1843-1919)
Gunsberg vs E Schallopp, 1886 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 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

Neat mate w/pawn forming bishop outpost
T L Petrosian vs A Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 R trap
Robson vs W So, 2015 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacrifices
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Snyder Variation (B20) 1-0 Q sac for a windmill
T Gelashvili vs M Gagunashvili, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

This game won Best Game of the Tournament, a brilliancy prize.
Efimenko vs J Arizmendi Martinez, 2006 
(A28) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Two bishops are almost always superior to a rook.
Rublevsky vs K Asrian, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Nice breakthrough
Topalov vs Speelman, 1995 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Relentless attack from Anand
Anand vs Topalov, 1998 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Resists captures; Svidler almost unbeatable in the Ruy nowadays
Svidler vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Two attacking and defending Bishops.
Svidler vs Adams, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Variation (C80) 1-0 Boden's # miniature
Pandolfini vs NN, 1970 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open (C80) 1-0 in 9 moves. Bd5 forks pair of LPDO Ns
D Andrae vs T Winckelmann, 1989 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Bxh2+ discovery nabs LPDO Q
S Osborne vs J M Garcia, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open Variations (C80) 0-1 Lots o' checks
Cherepkov vs Bronstein, 1961 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 0-1

From Averbakh's Selected Games; Preparation and Kside Attack
Averbakh vs V Zak, 1947 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Breslau Var (C83) 0-1 Notes by Chernev
NN vs Tarrasch, 1915  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open Classical Def. ML (C83) 0-1 Q sac, pin pawn to Q
J W Baird vs W Pollock, 1889  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed Variation (C84) 0-1 Pick on back rank defenders
M Radojcic vs P Trifunovic, 1947 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Heap on the fortress
Lasker vs H R Bigelow, 1926 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 19 moves, 0-1

Greek gift and clearance sacrifice from each knight, then the B
Gligoric vs Bidev, 1946 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed Var Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Q sac & more!
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 One-piece mate
Baitsch vs Pahlke, 1956 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Vienna Var (D00) 1-0 Pin the defender
Subota vs Kusmischkin, 1982
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Game 78: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Bartsch vs Jennen, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Black moved too many pawns while White was developing pieces
H E Schug vs Ditschuleit, 1985 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel G (D00) 1-0 Pick your poison
P N Wallis vs NN, 1923 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Brutal Dbl B sacs
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD Chigorin Variation (D02) 0-1 Another offside knight
D Brown vs J Dykes, 1980 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

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

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

Chernev's "Logical Chess: Move by Move" Game 3
Colle vs J J G Delvaux, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Line is very effective, fairly risk-free w/good winning%
Euwe vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 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

"The Ultimate Colle" by Gary Lane, game #7
Yusupov vs P Scheeren, 1983 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

D05 Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense ~ Tartakower
Blackburne vs J Minckwitz, 1881 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Greek gift beauty by opening namesake!
Colle vs V Berger, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Q decoy sacrifice brings qk finish
Koltanowski vs H Walpole, 1937 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Discovered attack nabs Q LPDO
T Mantia vs R Shirley Jr, 1981 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 12 moves, 0-1
Bafrali vs E Schiller, 1991 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

QGD Chigorin. ML (D07) 1-0 Dance advance; can't catch the Bs!
Fine vs S Bernstein, 1936 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Comments by Italians IM Giorgio Porreca and Adriano Chicco
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Offside knight vacates qside
A N Other vs F Wenman, 1938 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Lasker Trap (D08) 0-1 Underpromotion
Korody vs Bologh, 1933 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Very, VERY unique mate!!
Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Alapin Variation (D08) 0-1 Extra piece
Guimard vs I Pleci, 1935
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Respond to Reckless Bishops
B Salvermoser vs Werner, 1982
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit 3.e3 (D08) 0-1 Playin' Chicken
M Sirker vs R Kichinski, 1990 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Slav, Winawer Countergambit (D10) 1-0 Caught on B hwy
Beliavsky vs Gelfand, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

A "Fine" Game in the Dead of "Winter"
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

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

The dark squared bishop captures Nf6 twice without recapture!
Ponomariov vs I Sokolov, 2007 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0Black K high centered
T Melody vs J Spinale, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

QGA Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 Battery pins the Black queen
H E Atkins vs Gunsberg, 1902 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

QG Accepted: Slav Gambit (D21) 1-0 Trouble on the long diagonal
Blackburne vs M Fleissig, 1873 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 1-0

QG Accepted: Classical Defense (D26) 0-1 Own the diagonal, file
Lasker vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

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

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

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1Dbl B Sacs; Notes by Raymond Keene
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Variation (D32) 1-0 Beautiful Qh6
D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Rubinstein's Immortal
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Central piece play
Kramnik vs G Meier, 2012 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange (D35) 1-0 Which kNight?
Euwe vs Fischer, 1957 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 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

QGD Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Zwischenzug +!
Blisz vs Hantel, 1988
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Notes by H. N. Pillsbury; Cross pin to win
Burn vs Lasker, 1895  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 Brutal Dbl B Sac
Pachman vs O Neikirch, 1958 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Brutal encounter
Gelfand vs Shabalov, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 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

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

"A modern Evergreen"
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

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

Infancy of the QGD Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) 0-1
A Hodges vs Lasker, 1892 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D64) 1-0 Pretty combo ends it
Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense (D80) 1-0 Rob the pin backfires
Gligoric vs K Langeweg, 1971 
(D80) Grunfeld, 12 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange Var (D85) Bxf7+ mating combo
Z Izoria vs T Luciani, 2005 
(D85) Grunfeld, 22 moves, 1-0

A very pretty ending by Geller!
Geller vs A Z Kapengut, 1971 
(D88) Grunfeld, Spassky Variation, Main line, 10...cd, 11.cd, 25 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 B on long diagonal rules EG
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 53 moves, 1-0

Wacko horses need to be saddle broke
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
T Nyback vs U Von Herman, 2009 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Variation (E12) 1-0 Suddenly
M Bobotsov vs A Kolarov, 1971  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 1-0

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

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

QID Capablanca Variation (E16) 0-1 Handy Bishops and Pins
Noteboom vs S Landau, 1931 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 51 moves, 0-1

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

An Olympiad brilliancy prize
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

Larsen's improvement over Spassky; fine long range attack
Larsen vs R Garbarino, 1993 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 30 moves, 1-0

NID, Leningrad, Averbakh G (E30) 0-1 Exhange sac, B pair rules
Spassky vs Tal, 1973 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 38 moves, 0-1

28.bf6:!! a brilliant move putting the black queen out of play
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 559: Best game AND best novelty in Informant #71
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian, Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 1-0 Q+ & fork
Timman vs R Cosulich, 1974 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

The Acs of Apostle Peter ...
Van Wely vs Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian, Normal Var. Schlechter Def (E52) 1-0 Bs trap Q
A Lugovoi vs Balashov, 2003 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 12 moves, 1-0

Looks like a tennis match
Feuerstein vs Bennett, 1955 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

The attack no one foresaw (Byrne gets Knightmares)
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

A memorable moment from the world chess championship
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 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

WC: KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Q sac for a discovery
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Splendid Super Nezh!
V Timofeev vs Nezhmetdinov, 1969 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 29 moves, 0-1

KID Normal Var (E70) 0-1 Black Q is immune, N fork coming
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Double threat of a discovered check
A Chernin vs Judit Polgar, 1990 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 29 moves, 0-1

Nunn's KID dismantles White
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Included in Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
Timman vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 25 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox Positional Defense Closed Line (E94) 0-1 B skewer
E Vladimirov vs Chekhov, 1975 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 11 moves, 0-1

Veresov, Boyce Def 3...Ne4 (D01) 1-0 Robbing the pinned kNight
K Nielsen vs A Svensson, 2014 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 19 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

Indian Game/Veresov 3...c5 (A45) 0-1 Uncommon Discovered Mate
E Sollano vs F Rhine, 1977 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Veresov, Dutch System (A80) 1-0 Prevention was worse than cure
T Southam vs J Cote, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Manhattan Gambit. Anti-Stonewall (A80) 0-1 Pins
S Marder vs H Zygouris, 2011 
(A80) Dutch, 33 moves, 0-1

Three Knights 3...Bb4 (C46) 1-0 Legall's Mate w/2 Ns & 2 Bs
W Pollock vs E Hall, 1890 
(C46) Three Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

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