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Attacks & Sacs a2/a7, b2/b7 and c2/c7 by f.t.b.
Compiled by fredthebear
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These games feature a piece capturing a queenside pawn or two, for better or worse, and queenside checkmates. This pawn removal may or may not be materially important to the eventual outcome of the game. (The pawn capture sometimes serves as a self-inflicted displacement of the capturing piece leaving it out-of-bounds.) Again, the pawn capture on the queenside may have little or no impact on the outcome.

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Revrsd Nimzowitsch (A00) 1-0Discover
H Deuster vs Gomez, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Napoleon Attack (A00) 1-0 Like flies
D Santoro vs F Roman, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Tuebingen Gambit (A00) 1-0 Tapping c7 twice
Anders vs Samendankas, 1988 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Hector Gambit (A00) 0-1 Support mate coming
A Aasum vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 3.Nf3 is winning for White
I Schomann vs M Amini, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Both go after the c2/c7 squares
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Royal family fork in 7!
NN vs H Hage, 1989 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 7 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

An Opera of Sacrifices w/notes in Italian
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD, Albin CG (D08) 0-1 Bb4+ is really poisoned in the Albin CG
E M Edwards vs N Whitaker, 1921 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Pawn grabs lose
I Borsi vs J Havasi, 1990 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Unique R trap, N pinned twice
D Royers vs J Harms, 2001 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin CG. Fianchetto Variation (D09) 1-0 Smooth..
Euwe vs J van der Kar, 1927 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 33 moves, 1-0

French Defense / Owen Def (C00) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Tinsley, 1899  
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 Deflection
C Andersson vs F McCluskey, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 11 moves, 1-0

Albin CG / French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var(C01) 0-1Back Ranked
B Gross vs M Kastor, 2000 
(C01) French, Exchange, 23 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
J Mullon vs H Daurelle, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Advance. 6.Be2 f6 Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Zwischenzugs sting
Romanishin vs Ivanchuk, 1986 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

French Adv Nimzowitsch G 4.Qg4 cxd4 5.Nf3 Nc6(C02) 0-1Landslide
B Mudongo vs A Hamza, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Pawn sac, time scra
Kasparov vs Anand, 2000  
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French, Classical Svenonius Variation (C10) 0-1 Same N&B hit c2
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C15) 1-0 Spearheads
Pillsbury vs W Napier, 1902 
(C15) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

KP Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Decoy into Royal fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game: Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Q raid
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

K Pawn Game: Macleod Attack (C20) 0-1 Ingenious Q sacrifice
Y Rusakov vs B Verlinsky, 1947 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Dr. Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) Direct ancestor of Immortal Game
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var(C26) 1-0 3 possible checkmate patterns
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense, Opera House Var (C41) 1-0 Nxc7#
D Starbuck vs NN, 1906 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Ongoing queen sacrifice offer, until refusal bows to loss
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Self-pin; remove defender
Blackburne vs W Pollock, 1888  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Spearhead
C Lip vs N Mills, 2001 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1Discovered Dbl + wins Q
Frank vs E Schiller, 1970 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Attack & Defense
Euwe vs A Speijer, 1921
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz (C44) 1-0 Castle opposite, battery
Alapin vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Pawn fork, Dbl attack
Reti vs Dunkelblum, 1914 
(C46) Three Knights, 8 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Just like Reti played
Capablanca vs Edward Beckley Adams, 1909 
(C46) Three Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

4Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Knight windmill
L Passmoor vs L Warstad, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0 Mass exchanges
D H Campora vs Geller, 1988 
(C46) Three Knights, 43 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game (C47) 0-1 Reckless brawl from yesteryear
D Sengupta vs T L Petrosian, 2004 
(C47) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Hans Kmoch "Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces", Dover, 1960 p.129
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Pair o' Ns!
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Morphy less one rook robs the pinned bishop to mate w/a bishop
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Fried is right
M de Lourdes Ferraz Ramos vs S Cubas, 1995 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 0-1 Turn the tables on Legall's Mate
I Maclellan vs D Thompson, 1984 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

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

Falkbeer CG. Charousek G Accepted(C32) 1-0Trade off up a piece
W Schoenau vs W Voss, 1990
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Modern (C32) 0-1 Huge blunder by computer.
Compx Chess 46 vs Short, 1977 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

KGD, Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var (C32) 0-1
Eisack vs H Gates, 1943 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1N, Q in close
Keres vs G Menke, 1933 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bryan CG (C33)0-1 K walk; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Tumbleweed (C33) 1-0What can be said?
D Rigby vs J Moylan, 1976 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Immortal Game, one of the nicest minor piece mates of all time
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Amazing KGA (C34) 1-0 Poor M20 is strung along the entire way.
Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 0-1 More than one path
W M Byland vs Larry Evans, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Minors chase K, trap Q
P Larsson vs Englund, 1942 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

If ye capture she, then thy royal family fork awaits
B Wall vs M Wick, 1971 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

KGA Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Improve a piece w/a threat
J Malia Ramirez vs C B Jacobsen, 2010 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

White briskly shears off Black
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

fc KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Nxc7+
Schoeler vs Zirlacher, 1966 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Pulitzer Prize Winner!
A Pulitzer vs G Marco, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Minor sacs, Discovery!
Pettersson vs Nielsen, 1985 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Parry the back rank mate
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0Decoy sets up fork
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 K walk
Chigorin vs Burille, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 5 Sacrifices!
Blackburne vs NN, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Rook wisdom
Morphy vs C Golmayo, 1864 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 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

Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 1-0 Blindfolded
Blackburne vs NN, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 Dbl R & Q sac!!
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Italian Greco Gambit (C54) 1-0 Powerful Discoveries and Pin
Traxler vs Duras, 1902 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Pound away!
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1919 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

White gives all his pieces a job to do
H Steiner vs NN, 1945 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

2Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack K March (C57) 1-0 Whewooie$
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check line (C58) 1-0Shrewd R Sac
M Kravtsiv vs J Radulski, 2012
(C58) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 Weak back rank
A Silver vs A Wahono, 2006 
(C59) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def (C78) 1-0 Highly entertaining, but bizarre
Navara vs Ganguly, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1Pawn roller
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

The White queen pays for snatching the b-pawn
B Leer-Salvesen vs J Mardell, 2007 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 9 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 in 7 moves; watch those kNights!
M Wickert vs Adams, 1992 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Black Q grabs b-pawn...Demolished
J M Hodgson vs Van der Wiel, 1994 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Defense (A51) 0-1 Where was the White king going?
J Markov vs J Lamothe, 1986 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Dutch Miniature; She snatches b2 and pays for it
Vaisser vs A Mutzner, 1988 
(A80) Dutch, 8 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined Harrwitz Attack(D37) 0-1 pawn grabber trap
J Schenkein vs Schlechter, 1913 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

QGD Chigorin Defense. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Nc2+ bombs White
Atharva Bhajne vs J Ayush, 2008 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0
L Christiansen vs S A Tarin, 1985 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 0-1 N & B work together early on
D Cairns vs K Mackley, 1977 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 9 moves, 0-1

AMAZING - game that never happened; pawn hurts like a splinter!
Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

Black moved too many pawns, not enough pieces
P Green vs T Varley, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 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

QGD Tarrasch Def (D32) 0-1 Black won by making only pawn moves!
NN vs H Bruening, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

Powerful penetration along the c-file
S Landau vs T ten Kate, 1929 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 20 moves, 1-0

Short brawl of the queens
F L Vaughan vs Purdy, 1945 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange (D85) 1-0 Bishop Pair Pasting
W Spoelman vs R Swinkels, 2011 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Three Knights Petrosian System (D91) 1-0 in 12 m
Mamedyarov vs V Belov, 2003 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 12 moves, 1-0

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

KID Normal Variation (E70) 0-1 Turn a threat into a pin
S Johannessen vs Tal, 1964 
(E70) King's Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3(A00) 1-0Euwe stunned by Nimzo swindle
Nimzowitsch vs Euwe, 1929 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Declined c6-d5-e5 (A00) 1-0 Q penetration, pin
S Sloan vs R Loong, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Spike. Hurst Attack (A00) 1-0, 12 moves
Grob vs NN, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

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: Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) ˇ 1-0, 10 moves
C Bloodgood vs J Boothe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening (A00) 0-1 White opens the file but Black seizes it
A Holleville vs L Houssais, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 0-1 Gain time on the queen
B Olsson vs Bronstein, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 kNight fork wins a piece
N M Rendlev vs S Skjolingstad, 2014
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit - the wrong variation (A02) 1-0
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 Unusual attacking play
R Bowlby vs C Bloodgood, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Bird, Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit(A02) 0-1Both sides w/connected Ps
Hromadka vs K Havasi, 1936 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening (A02) 0-1 Nice little combination offer on c2
N Hurttlen vs Fischer, 1957 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02)1-0 Tactical, not combinational
F Malthan vs Marshall, 1908 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Long Bomb!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Schlechter Gambit - Uncommon in 1852 (A02) 1-0
A Simons vs Smith, 1852 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Buenos Aires Var (A02) 1-0Blitz; Minority Attack
Fischer vs Smyslov, 1970 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 64 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Simul beating
Lasker vs R L Sze, 1911 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04)1-0 2 Hogs crossfire w/Q
Panno vs Spassky, 1955 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Forks plus forks plus fork threats = 0-1
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Zukertort / Sicilian Invit /Symmetrical English (A04)1-0 B->3Ps
Alekhine vs Z Zagrodzki, 1928 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: K Indian Attack (A06) 0-1Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Copycat, early knight sortie becomes Q vs. 2 rooks ending
G Barcza vs Prins, 1952 
(A06) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reti vs NY System (A06) 1-0 She took the b-pawn and won
Kasparov vs Taimanov, 1978 
(A06) Reti Opening, 14 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) 1-0It looked like an Alekhine t-bolt
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Pin on open e-file
Miroshnichenko vs Karjakin, 2001
(A09) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

English, Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Snake bite on the Asanov
G Schwartzman vs B Asanov, 1994 
(A10) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Horseplay
I Snape vs M Steadman, 2001
(A13) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Defense. KID (A15) 1-0 kNight on the 6th
Euwe vs J H Lohr, 1923
(A15) English, 25 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Golombek Defense (A16) 0-1 Q fork 2 loose Rs
Bob Brooks vs B Wall, 1973 
(A16) English, 9 moves, 0-1

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

David LeMoir's stupendous "Essential Chess Sacrifices"
F Tahirov vs Shirov, 2007 
(A21) English, 21 moves, 0-1

English Opening: K's English Closed System (A25) 1-0 So sudden
V Beim vs Schmittdiel, 2002 
(A25) English, 14 moves, 1-0

One pin makes for a decoy sacrifice, the other sets royal fork
Sanahuja vs Fernandez, 1983 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 8 moves, 1-0

King's English. Three Knights System (A27) 1-0 minors pop c7
Onischuk vs A Kovacevic, 1991 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 12 moves, 1-0

White uses an X-ray defense and pin to penetrate Black's camp
V Malakhov vs Bacrot, 2002 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 37 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 Hot
Kramnik vs C E Toth, 1991 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 19 moves, 1-0

Nice use of interference as a defensive measure
Portisch vs A Deze, 1971 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 20 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical, Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 From "The 100 Best"
H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

English, Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1 Stunning finish!
Vaganian vs A Planinc, 1975 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A32) 1-0 Weak back rank
F Olafsson vs Tal, 1971 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

English Sym Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1 Brillancy Prize
Karasev vs Nezhmetdinov, 1973 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

English Miniature; Black moves the queen's knight 3 times
John Coffey vs NN, 1978 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 8 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit 1.d4 e5?!
Silbermann vs Honich, 1930 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit 1.d4 e5?!
M Scheeren vs G Welling, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 1-0 Short Brawl, Smothered Mate
Joseph Revnell vs J Crysler, 1994 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1 Tiechmann did such w/White
Srinivas vs V Ravikumar, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense (A40) 1-0 Both 0-0-0; B-Q Battery threats
S Volkov vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit (A40) 1-0 Theory gets iffy; Discovered+ wins
Korchnoi vs E Koning, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1 Q sac, fine rook tactics
R Beer vs Grob, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Rat Defense/Modern/Dutch d6, f5 (A41) 0-1 Knights on the edge
A Meszaros vs V Beim, 1999 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 47 moves, 0-1

Modern, Averbakh. Kotov Var (A42) 0-1 Looks like a dumb move!
W Thormann vs K Bischoff, 1982 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 11 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook Device
Chandler vs B Feustel, 1981 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense (A43) 1-0 Queen Deflection Sacrifice
Yermolinsky vs E Tate, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense (A43) 1-0 Double R sac
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Pawn grabbing Q gets trapped
Nakamura vs J Hawkins, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Trompowsky (A45) 0-1 Similar back rank assault by Black
S Terentiev vs J Gallagher, 1990 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Discovery Q trap, or Smothered Mate
C Landenbergue vs M Roeder, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack 2...Ne4 (A45) 1-0 She took on b2
Plaskett vs Hebden, 1987
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Indian Game (A45) 0-1 Yet another early f3 loss.
K Helling vs L Engels, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack 2...d5 (A45) 1/2-1/2 Fishin' Pole Attack
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2011 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game / London System vs Baltic Def (A45) 1-0 Use b-file
Ponomariov vs Fritz, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Q takes two pawns and runs
Konstantin Chernyshov vs Grischuk, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46); 2 way to mate
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Knights Variation (A46) 0-1 Fab Finish!
Santasiere vs Ed. Lasker, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Indian Game: Knights Var (A46) 1/2-Fast paced draw w/dble edge
E Prie vs Degraeve, 1997
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Which Q rules the Qside?
Spassky vs V Osnos, 1963 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 Black has 3 en prise
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 2007 
(A48) King's Indian, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Odd London System (A48) 0-1 Tigran Attacks!
Kotov vs Petrosian, 1952 
(A48) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 Skewer, Discovery
Kasparov vs D Steinwender, 1985 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 Sudden Queen (Ra1) Trap!?
S Takacs vs J Krejcik, 1920 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Control the file, rob the pin
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1906 
(A53) Old Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 N forks take Q
C Van Tilbury vs D K Johansen, 2002 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Variation (A57) 1-0 K walk
I Nyzhnyk vs S Siebrecht, 2011 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 1-0Country belt whippin
Nakamura vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 41 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

Anastasia's mate pattern extends to swell # by 3 minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Modern (A60) 1-0 Splendid series of deflection sacs
Zsuzsa Polgar vs P Hardicsay, 1985 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

KID/Benoni 4Pawns Attack. Normal Attack (A68) 1-0 Spearhead
I Nei vs Doda, 1960
(A68) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Black captured the wrong pawn. White finishes w/royal pins!
Browne vs Robert E Byrne, 1977 
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Raphael Var (A80) 0-1 Castle opposite & let it fly!
A Gogolis vs M Dzhumaev, 2003 
(A80) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80)1-0 P fork fails Black
Tal vs K Klasup, 1952 
(A80) Dutch, 64 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 The Immortal Losing Game
Sliwa vs Bronstein, 1957 
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Accepted (A82) 1-0 Pins & Spearheads
R Coathup vs K Allen, 2001
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Lasker Var (A83) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sac smack
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Vicious MG tactics, Q&B battery
N Kulzinski vs V Tomovic, 1947
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

JakO Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 0-1 Qside heat
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

JakO Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin (A83) 0-1 Counter Attack!
NN vs Steinitz, 1873 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Double Double Trouble
G Timoshchenko vs M Kolcak, 1994 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 Dovetail # threat
B Lalic vs V Kovacevic, 1995 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 0-1 Inferior White Ns
W Potter vs Steinitz, 1872 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Variation (A85) 1-0 Sudden Switch
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad. Warsaw Var (A88)  1-0 Exchange Qs, fork Rs
D Berry vs L D Evans, 1976 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 15 moves, 1-0

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Impressive use of entire army!
Mateo Plaza Reino vs Xander Leibert, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00)1-0 Q&N work well together
V Sanduleac vs C Paun, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

French Chigorin 2.Qe2 d5 exchange (C00) 0-1 Mutual K attacks
L Nestorovic vs Ulibin, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

W sacs it to Owen's Defense for not getting fully developed
A Flaata vs T Bothner, 1998 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Attk 2.e5; Dbl R sac gone bad (draw available!)
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French vs King's Indian Attack (C00) 0-1 Immortal Passers!!
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense: La Bourdonnais (C00) 1-0 3 open files into EG
Korbut vs O Gencer, 2007
(C00) French Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

Historic earthquake in the pantheon of the chess greats
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance (C02) 1-0 Q gets trapped after failed B sac
Nezhmetdinov vs A Konstantinov, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense Advance to a queen trap in FOURTEEN moves!
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Snare the wayward White Q
M Labra Carreno vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

$French Advance 4.dxc5 (C02) 0-1Heated exchange; W attk fizzles
J Larsen vs I Schneider, 2007
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Adv 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 Lputian (C02) 0-1 Snazzy Dbl R sac
J Smeets vs D Brandenburg, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 1-0 Vigorous counterattack
G Feher vs E Bricard, 1995 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Open System (C07) ˇ 0-1
Bronstein vs Gulko, 1968 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) Bad Boyzz!
Wilk vs Neumann, 1956 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 1-0

Franco-Sicilian Def: Marshall Gambit (C10) 1-0 Qside Discovery+
B Wall vs J Lippert, 1980 
(C10) French, 8 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 6.Qe2 trap
Carlsen vs A Hobber, 2006 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Dbl threat crusher!
H Lohmann vs Teschner, 1950 
(C10) French, 10 moves, 0-1

French Burn Var (C11) 1-0 Rooks gain time and climb like a vine
Varavin vs V M Kozlov, 2002 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Nuts in a Knot Survival at it's BEST!
Fischer vs Benko, 1962 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

See "Forty Years at the Top" for more John Curdo gems.
J A Curdo vs P Kostrzewa, 1976 
(C11) French, 10 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Nab pawn grabbing Q
B Wall vs N Barsalou, 1980 
(C11) French, 8 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Miniature: 4 minors trap Q in 11
F Perrin vs NN, 1883 
(C11) French, 11 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Shrewd sacs
L Hazai vs W Schmidt, 1975 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Survive to thrive
Svidler vs A Riazantsev, 2008 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Crush on c-file
A Volokitin vs Baklan, 2014 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Pin prevents #
H Spangenberg vs Kramnik, 1991 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Dr. Olland (Dutch) Var (C12) 1-0Remove the G
J Gallagher vs A Compton, 2014 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 30 moves, 1-0

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Spielmann (C13) 1-0Deflections
Sax vs J H Donner, 1976 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French A-C Attk, Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 She offered
S Khader vs A El Arousy, 2010 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 Get the Q in close
G Szabo vs B Miljanic, 2001 
(C14) French, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

French, Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Q sac sets up 2 N mate
N Speijer vs Couvee, 1955 
(C14) French, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

French Winawer by namesake (C15) 0-1 Well-timed checks
Winawer vs De Vere, 1870 
(C15) French, Winawer, 16 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance Var (C16) 0-1 Sac to create a passer
Von Gottschall vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C16) French, Winawer, 100 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Ten checks to zero.
Ivkov vs Portisch, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 1-0 kNight robs the pin
Nijboer vs Timman, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Poisoned P (C18) 0-1Counterattack threatens mate
E Mortensen vs L Karlsson, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

White seizes control of the open lines w/heavy pieces
J Dueball vs G Jacoby, 1976 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1-0 Pawn truly poisoned
Karpov vs Vaganian, 1972 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Humdinger!!
Bernhold vs Kreut-Zahler, 1941 
(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

Another Qc6 pinned by Bb5! QxBb5, then Nxc7+ Royal family fork
Barnett vs Eastwood, 1949 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 SacSelf-obstruction; Reinfeld # puzzle!
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Declined. Sorensen Def 3...d5 4.exd5 (C21) 0-1 Sharp!
J Mieses vs Alapin, 1908 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 0-1

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: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Max use of half-open file
P Mertens vs E Eichhorn, 1968 
(C22) Center Game, 25 moves, 0-1

"Oldrich Duras" Sounds of a wise old warrior of medieval epic
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1Golden Oldie
NN vs Allgaier, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lopez V (C23) 0-1 Ns all about; Morphy notes
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Urusov G. Keidansky G. (C24) 1-0 Boden's Mate
H Faehndrich vs Steinitz, 1897 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Interesting N sac works
A Ehrmann vs Anderssen, 1851  
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0 Hartston's Immortal
Hartston vs H Westerinen, 1973 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Clearance, deflection, fork earns tournament brilliancy prize
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

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C25) 1-0Pop
T Mazuchowski vs M Bond, 1992 
(C25) Vienna, 28 moves, 1-0

Vienna attacks on opposite wings
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk, Q sac, mate by B+N+p
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C26) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

The See-Saw Check, Zugzwang, and Other Tactical Tricks, R Trap
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Black N ruins White
W A Haller vs W Pollock, 1890 
(C27) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Knights all over the
J Kis vs E Csato, 1993 
(C27) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. 3Knts (C28) 1-0 W has 2 minors for 4Ps
J Walker vs A Smith, 1884
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Nice combo, but overcooked
Rublevsky vs Navara, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Like a saloon brawl with guys breaking chairs over each other's
Schlechter vs Herzfeld, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 SuperNezh shows his stuff
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1/2-1/2Tried to give away his B
Nakamura vs Onischuk, 2010 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Vari (C29) 1-0 Pin to win
Spielmann vs Levenfish, 1911 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 0-1 Pawn grabbing slows devel
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1882 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Avoid the N fork
Dahne vs O Cordel, 1887 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 41 moves, 0-1

Blindfold Simul! PM sacs to pin the Q, and more pins follow!
Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Furious action
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0 Deflection
Keres vs H Malmgren, 1934
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 K walk from afar
Alison vs Fink, 1979 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 32 moves, 1-0

Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Black got smoked (back rank)
J Gallagher vs P Morris, 1990 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

2) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Deflections
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 Paulsen pushes opposing K around
Paulsen vs Blachly, 1857 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Brilliant
J Cazenove vs NN, 1817 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Hanstein Gambit (C38) 1-0 Attacked on both sides
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 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

Long range pieces reign against exposed royalty
A Mathiassen vs S Sorensen, 1862 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 1-0 Both 0-0-0
Alekhine vs M De Agustin, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 1-0 Qside thrust
Taeffner vs H Ullrich, 1940 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 0-1 kNights bite
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

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

I'm deeply impressed by this game
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Minors trap Q
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Q trap
Krogius vs N Aratovsky, 1945 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Rellstab Var(C41) 1-0 2-sided danger
F Manca vs F Braga, 1992 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation (C41) 0-1 Dbl Rook Sac
O Bernstein vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Philidor CG. Zukertort Var (C41) 0-1 Sacs open lines, enter Q
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game: Damiano, Kholmov Gambit (C42) 1-0 More copycat
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter (C42) 1-0 Q sac
Psakhis vs Martinovsky, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin Var (C42) 1-0Discovery
Hydra vs Adams, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 NxRa8
G Schuchardt vs H Schumacher, 1991 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Bd3?!(C42)1-0 9 MOVER!!
L Teemae vs P Klemettinen, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

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) 0-1 Q pawn grab gets trapped
Jobava vs Grischuk, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

Get the queen in close and give her some assistance
Morphy vs Hart, 1854 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 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 Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 Hold on!
C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 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 Göring Gambit. ML (C44) 1-0 Qside Greek gift & R sac
W Holthuis vs K Van Oirschot, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 W grabbed wrong pawn
G Szabo vs Anderssen, 1851  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Tayler Opening 3.Be2 (C44) 0-1 Similar finish to Old Kentucky
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Nowhere to run
S Slonim vs Riumin, 1932 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Congres international des echecs, 1869; Incredible 2 # patterns
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45) 1-0 0-0-0 gets the Rb2
Dunbar vs Chawkin, 1925 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Horwitz Attack Miniature (C45) 0-1 Pins galore!
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Scotch Game 4.Qh4: Horwitz Attack Nxc7 (C45) 1-0 Stripped down
Theophilus Thompson vs C H Blood, 1874 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Classical, Blackburne Attack (C45) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Gunsberg, 1885  
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0 Count the number of mistakes.
A Burns vs R Smith, 1872 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Horwitz Attack 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Make an = or > threat
Horwitz vs Staunton, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1/2-1/2 Q perpetual
J Mieses vs E G Sergeant, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game 4...NxNd4?! 5.QxNd4 (C45) 1-0 Bad news for Black
P Patankar vs A Deshpande, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 18 moves, 1-0

4Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Qs exchange, K walk
G Minchev vs V Velev, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien, Game 80, Frankfurt 1887
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1887 
(C47) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 0-1 Reverberation
H Spangenberg vs Tkachiev, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 12 moves, 0-1

From "Viaje al Reino del Ajedrez " de Y. Averbach et al
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1 K walk
Gunsberg vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4Knights (C50) 0-1 Q sac falls short
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Hein Countergambit (C51) 1-0 Sharp battle
Steinitz vs F Deacon, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Dbl check next
O Lie vs E Kjaerstad, 1954 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

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

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 1-0Heavy blows
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1850 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C52) ˇ 1-0
S Leite vs K Johannesson, 2012 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais Var (C53) 1-0 Passer
Leonhardt vs Maroczy, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 Temporary Q sac
Euwe vs J O'Hanlon, 1919 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

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

supercAlifragilisticExpIalidOcioUs has all five vowels in order
Tal vs Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Four Knights, Italian fork trick (C55) 0-1 0-0-0 and Bxa2 snare
L Forgacs vs H Caro, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def - Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Pile on pin
Kasparov vs S Brown, 1998 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

GREAT COMBINATION staring down the jaws of defeat!
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack(C56) 1-0 7 of last 8 are checks
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56)A Prince of a game!
Prince Dadian vs M Bitcham, 1892 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Pure QRR middlegame
E Jacobson vs B Zidlicky, 1913
(C56) Two Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack K March line (C57) 0-1
C M Grider vs F Pratt, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Two Knights Def. Fritz Variation (C57) 1-0 Throwin' Haymakers!
D Walker vs A Wright, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bishop + line (C58) 0-1 Bold N Sac
A Gorbatov vs V Yandemirov, 2007
(C58) Two Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Another Dbl R sac
Blackburne vs Burn, 1868 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

pp. 27-30, Judgment and Planning in Chess by Dr. Max Euwe
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Qside Greek Gift
D Waterman vs R Samo, 1974 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66)0-1 a-pawn is the difference
Schiffers vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 60 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 Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C73) 1-0 Castle nabs Rook
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Center Attack (C84) 1-0 Pawn promotion lesson
Tal vs Straume, 1953 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Closed. Keres Defense (C92) 0-1 Black Ns on the 3rd
Bronstein vs Alatortsev, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit (D00) 1-0 Nc7+ will win the Black rook
D Gedult vs Deverriere, 1973 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 1-0

BDG Lemberger Countergambit. Simple Var (D00) 1-0 Blunder mini
Clauser vs A Tejler, 1987 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

BDG Lemberger CG Sneiders Attack (D00) 0-1 Remove the defender
NN vs E J Diemer, 1973 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

BDG Von Popiel Gambit (D00) 1-0 Pin Her to Him to Win!
W Schneider vs I Buzzo, 1988 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel G(D00) 0-1Q sac,Reti's Mate
Kunath vs N Grant, 1875 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Zeller Def (D00) 1-0 Robs the pin twice
R Soikkeli vs N Benson, 2008
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Black grabs the pawn instead of castling
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Use the correct order of captures
S Paschmann vs Kurschat, 1986 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Deflection: Diemer had this mating pattern down pat
E J Diemer vs Toth, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 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

Ryder Gambit 5.Qxf3 1-0 Halosar Trap
E J Diemer vs H Halosar, 1934 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Can't stop Nc7+
J van Geemen vs Gysen, 1976 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer, Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Slowly set Q trap
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Rook sac traps opposing rook, winning a bishop and pawn
M Brzoza vs Bartnik, 1991 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Dunked by a Decoy, Deflection, X-Ray Check! (But no a-b-c)
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

QP Barry Attack (D00) 1-0 Interpose w/thy hanger!
M G Isakov vs NN, 2013 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Q trap
D Ponziani vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1770 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Game 23: "Logical Chess: Move by Move" by Irving Chernev
L Van Vliet vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Veresov Attack. Two Knights 4.Nf3 (D01) 0-1Shift Kside to Qside
Hoi vs Smyslov, 1985 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

QP Veresov Attack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 Contrasting Q play
E Gereben vs M Szigeti, 1935 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

QGD Baltic Defense (D02) 0-1 Deflect the defender and mate
M Hancas vs E G Reicher, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

QGD Baltic Defense (D02) 1-0 Shift from Qside to Kside
Akobian vs G Szabo, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort / Baltic Def (D02) 1-0Minor Piece Action
A Gogolis vs A Xidias, 2001
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Baltic Def. Q Attack Deferred (D02) 0-1, 10 moves
J van der Linden vs L Svensson, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-1/2 Open b-file
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System (D02) 0-1 Daring piece play & pretty promo sac
E Vaarala vs J Herman, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Krause Variation (D02) 1-0Did U see it comin?
G Gessner vs N Whitaker, 1916  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Krause Variation 2...c4 (D02) 0-1 Bishop HOT Sauce
Ftacnik vs Seirawan, 1990 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

"Game of the Millennium" at SF's Mechanics Institute Chess Club
Igor Ivanov vs V Mezentsev, 2000 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 AJ kicks in the backdoor!!
A J Goldsby vs R Phillips, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack (D03) 0-1 Thunderous Qside N sacrifice
E Korchmar vs Nezhmetdinov, 1931 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 22 moves, 0-1

Queen trap in Torre Attack by Timman
Timman vs H Bouwmeester, 1967 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 9 moves, 1-0

Baltic Defense. Queen Attack Deferred (D06) ˇ 0-1 miniature
A Spencer vs W Bonwick, 1919 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 7 moves, 0-1

QGD Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Common unpin wins in 11
D Genz vs D Boehmer, 1985 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 11 moves, 1-0

Game 114: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Denker vs Chiera, 1936 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Qs Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Legall's Mate
Berliner vs A Rott, 1956 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 P grabbing traps Q
Alekhine vs A B Ward, 1933 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal (D08) 1-0 Heavy pieces dance
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 In the nick of time.
Ivanchuk vs F Vallejo Pons, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav, Exchange. Symmetrical Line (D14) 0-1 Target Q on the edge
Huzman vs Shirov, 2004 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Three Knights Var (D15) 1-0 W discovered+ next
C Desmarais vs A Bacsi, 2001 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 9 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights (D15) 1-0 Castle, then N raid
Kasparov vs P Schuerer, 1988 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1-0 A good old fashioned whip
Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD / Catalan (D30) 1-0 AA announced mate in 7
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Traditional (D30) 1-0 Outside passer
Euwe vs T van Scheltinga, 1950 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Marshall Gambit (D31) 0-1 11...0-0-0+! nabs rook
NN vs G Abrahams, 1929 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 11 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Both sides assault the c-pawn
N I Grekov vs N Grigoriev, 1919 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Prague ML (D34) 1-0 Bloody Mary w/extra Worcester
Carlsen vs G M Todorovic, 2006 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def. Classical. Advance (D34) 1/2- Perpetual N threat
J Saladino vs C Cranbourne, 1986 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Three Knights (D37) 1-0 Discovery; the White N is immune
Tal vs Birjanis, 1952 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade (D47)1-0 Brilliancy or not - just 17
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1876, p. 240
E Delmar vs F Roser, 1876  
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Alekhine Variation (D51) 0-1 Losing simul
Alekhine vs W Rosenberg, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 1-0 Skilled build-up
S Slipak vs F Braga, 1998 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 0-1 Bully Queen occupation
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var (D70) 1/2-1/2 WC #15
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1929 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Gruenfeld Defense: Brinckmann Attack (D82) 1-0 Rooks Rock AA
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 41 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0Central agression pays!
L E Johannessen vs Nakamura, 2002 
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E01) 1-0Penetrate the crossfire square
M Kraemer vs J B Campos-Moreno, 2010 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 20 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Ns invade both sides
Nisipeanu vs Pelletier, 2010 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 27 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

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

A model IQP game by Nepomniachtchi
I Nepomniachtchi vs A A Kharitonov, 2009 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 48 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense(E61) 0-1 Top 10 Q&R sacrifice
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1 Double Pin
Bareev vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E61) King's Indian, 19 moves, 0-1

R wins over B due to mate threats; King in wrong corner
Lisitsin vs Tal, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 73 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch Dble Fianchetto (E82) 0-1 Pins are a pain in the r
Hort vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch (E86) 0-1 GK's most dominating victory over Karpov
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh5z2YFBkHs
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Kramnik's 2008 Game Of The Year - a tactical tour de force
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2008 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 33 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical Misc.(E98) 0-1Informant Best Game Prize
Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0 Black resigns prematurely
Koltanowski vs NN, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Famous "Reti Mate"
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA Muzio Gambit Accepted From Def (C37) 1-0 Premature resign
G Cascio vs NN, 1634 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

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