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70c_middlegame SACS on f7 (of f2)
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The sacrifice at f7 or f2 is intended to demolish the opponent's King-side pawn structure, setting up possible mating attacks, decisive win of material or won endgame positions.

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check also Game Collection: Demolition of Pawn Structure: Sac on f7 (f2)

numeration:

1 ♘xf7
2 ♗xf7
3 ♖xf7
4 ♕xf7
5 ... ♘xf2
6 ... ♗xf2
7 ... ♖xf2
8 ... ♕xf2


13.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Timman vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

27. Nf7! (wins a Pawn)
Gelfand vs Harikrishna, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 52 moves, 1-0

12.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

20.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
W So vs Akobian, 2016 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

7.Nxf7!? (pre 0-0) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Wei Yi vs C Emiroglu, 2013 
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1-0

17.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

22 Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Colle vs Grob, 1926
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 62 moves, 1-0

11.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
I A Horowitz vs I Gudju, 1931 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

22.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Piket vs P Van der Sterren, 1993
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

16.Nxf7! (pre 0-0) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Spassky vs Suetin, 1964 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

25.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
P Lukacs vs J Flesch, 1975 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 26 moves, 1-0

13.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
A Shimanov vs D Boros, 2015
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

24.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
L Bruzon Batista vs E Iturrizaga, 2008 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

9.Nxf7!! (1:0) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

14.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Tal vs A Sokolov, 1988 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

15.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Tal vs W R Chandler, 1974 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

15.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Tal vs Velimirovic, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 1-0

16.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
E Iturrizaga vs V Papin, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Ne5xf7xh6 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
N Zanozdra vs Smyslov, 1938 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

21.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
I Abonyi vs J Engler, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

14.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Kosteniuk vs E Paehtz, 2015 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

23.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Rozentalis vs T Luther, 2001
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

21.Nxf7! (1:0) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Stellwagen vs I Rees, 2009 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

16.Nxf7 (pp) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Janowski vs W A T Schelfhout, 1913 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 46 moves, 1-0

22.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Lutikov vs A Goikhman, 1968
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Nxf7 Rxf7 Qg6 (pin) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Alekhine vs H Carlsson, 1935 
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Nxf7 Rxf7 Qxe6 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Botvinnik vs A Batuev, 1930 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

22.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Simagin vs N Golovko, 1950
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 28 moves, 1-0

12.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

19.Nxf7!? ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

17.Nxf7 Kxf7 18.Ng5+ ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Axel Smith vs M Fomani, 2015
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 25 moves, 1-0

13.Nxf7 - Code Black ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Capablanca vs R T Black, 1913 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

<16.Nxf7!>, and that's it. ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Capablanca vs M Coll, 1920 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

13.Nxf7!♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

21.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Yusupov vs K Hulak, 1983
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

13.Nxf7 (1:0) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Rellstab vs Huber, 1925 
(C13) French, 13 moves, 1-0

21.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Geller vs Keres, 1973 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

16.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

16.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
K Visweswaran vs A Prasetyo, 2001 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

14.Nxf7! wow ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
G Nesis vs C Blocker, 1984 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 50 moves, 1-0

10.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

20.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
A J Norris vs E Bamber, 1999 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 1-0

16.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
D Boros vs V Ryzhkov, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

19. Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Kramnik vs Sadvakasov, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

14.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
S Makarichev vs A Sokolov, 1982 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

25. Nhxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Bronstein vs B Kelly, 1995 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

18.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
K Rogoff vs S Spencer, 1969 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

25.Ngxf7 Rxf7 26.Qh6+! Kg8 27.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆
I Nepomniachtchi vs A A Kharitonov, 2009 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 48 moves, 1-0

8.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

18.Nxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
D Howell vs T Ringoir, 2008
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

19. Nf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Efimenko vs C F Ekeberg, 2011 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 1-0

19.Nxf7 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Lutikov vs B Vladimirov, 1957
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

20.Nxf7! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Rozentalis vs L Couso, 2005 
(C10) French, 71 moves, 1-0

17. Nxf7!!
Nezhmetdinov vs M Kamishov, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

19. Nxf7+!! (1:0)
J Gustafsson vs M Prusikin, 2004 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 19 moves, 1-0

19. Ng5 h6 20. Ngxf7 Nxe5 21. Nxh6+ gxh6
K Saric vs N Aginian, 2010
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

16.Nxf7!!
S Zagrebelny vs A Ponyi, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

15.Nxf7
Short vs Nikolaiczuk, 1986
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

17.Nxf7 Rp:BN
Kamsky vs Salov, 1996 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

26.Nxf7
Kasparov vs Piket, 1997 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

12.Bxf7+ Rxf7 13.Nxf7 Kxf7 14.Qb3+
Tal vs S Johannessen, 1959 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

22.Bxf7!!
Petrosian vs Balashov, 1974 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 28 moves, 1-0

22.Bxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
S Garcia Martinez vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1975
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 25 moves, 1-0

12.Bxf7+! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
W So vs F El Taher, 2006 
(C26) Vienna, 22 moves, 1-0

23.Bxf7+ Kxf7 24.Qxh7+
E Romanov vs R Svane, 2015
(B10) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 1-0

17.Bxf7+
Spassky vs H Pfleger, 1979 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Bxf7+ (not so safety Danz)
K Steudel vs R Danz, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 10 moves, 1-0

9.Bxf7+
E Paehtz vs M Seps, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

8.Bxf7+ attack
S Yuferov vs V Malakhov, 1994 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

15.Bxf7+
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 21 moves, 1-0

14.Bxf7+ Ke7
Geller vs Kholmov, 1957 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

8.Bxf7+!!
F Montoliu Cervero vs P Lasinskas, 2009 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

23.Bxf7
Bronstein vs Simagin, 1947 
(D90) Grunfeld, 29 moves, 1-0

22.Bxf7+
I Cheparinov vs Drasko, 2007 
(A17) English, 27 moves, 1-0

13.Bxf7+!
Kupreichik vs A Planinc, 1970 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1-0

21.Bxf7+
J Corzo vs M Golmayo De La Torriente, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

19. Bxf7+! Kh8 20. Nxc8 Rxf7 21. Ng5 Rf8 ...
Geller vs H Ree, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

16.Rxf7!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

22.Rxf7!!
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

21.Rxf7!!
Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

13.Rxf7 Rxf7 14.Nxe6
S Smagin vs S Salov, 1984 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 1-0

22.Rxf7+ (1:0)
Averbakh vs Aronin, 1954
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 22 moves, 1-0

25.Rxf7+
A Riazantsev vs D Bocharov, 2016 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 1-0

21.Rxf7!!
Hecht vs B Kristjansson, 1970 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 31 moves, 1-0

18. Rb7xf7!!
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

25. Rxf7!
M Czerniak vs I Aloni, 1952
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

26.Rxf7! (1:0)
Nisipeanu vs F Hedke, 2016
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

14...Nxf2!
Gurgenidze vs Tal, 1957 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 27 moves, 0-1

20...Nxf2
Miles vs Suba, 1984 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

17... Nxf2!
W Schmidt vs R Henley, 1983 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

11... Nxf2! (pre 0-0)
Ljubojevic vs Stein, 1973 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

26...Nxf2 (...Bxg3) ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
V Laznicka vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

...Nxf2 followed by ...Rxe3
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

26...Nxf2 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Stefan Djuric vs Tiviakov, 1995 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

13...Nxf2! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
S Shaydullina vs I Kovalenko, 2013
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

16...Nxf2 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Huebner vs L Christiansen, 1990
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 23 moves, 0-1

14. h3 Nxf2 15. Kxf2 Bd4+ 16. Ke2 Qe5+
E Tucker vs I Nikolayev, 2005 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

12...Nxf2!!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨ ♨(ͺ
Carls vs Hartlaub, 1921
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

17...Nxf2 ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Unzicker vs Filip, 1955 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

11...Nxf2!!? ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
Ljubojevic vs S Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

12...Nxf2!
A Goganov vs B Adhiban, 2016 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 37 moves, 0-1

11...Nxf2
Duncan vs A Alperovich, 1990 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

11...Nxf2!! ♨(⋆‿⋆)♨
J Costa vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 22 moves, 0-1

14...Nxf2
E W Marchand vs I A Horowitz, 1942
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 52 moves, 0-1

21...Nxf2
J Xiong vs W So, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

19... Nxf2!! insane
F Zita vs Taimanov, 1950 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

26...Bxf2!
M Bluebaum vs E Najer, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

12...Bxf2+
Adams vs Piket, 1991 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

8...Bxf2+
B King vs W Baker, 1958 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

18... Rxf2!
Ragozin vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

...Qxf2+ followed by Bc5+
M Krasenkow vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 0-1

14...Nxf2
T Kotanjian vs Smirin, 2014 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 44 moves, 0-1

13...Nxf2 (uncastled)
G Stepanov (Schneideman) vs P Romanovsky, 1926 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 21 moves, 0-1

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