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Barious Beauties and Bonehead BBQs 1960s-70s
Compiled by fredthebear
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Herein are games with an artistic flair, stunning moves, interesting attacks or counter attacks, rare or odd ball nature, and embarrassing blunders.

Site still needs more editing. The games from the 1950's have been shifted into their own collection. Some newer games have not yet been shifted out.

Thank you Mughug, Life Master AJ, Prasha.

The reader might like Storming The Barricades, Compiled by jakaiden. See Brilliancies By "Unknowns" Compiled by TheAlchemist.

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 Sokolsky Attack vs KID (A00) 0-1 Kolty's recommendation
Kozomara vs Robert E Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Roomates had a heated argument ?? They had a punch up!
Benko vs Fischer, 1962 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Hungarian/Sicilian 1.g3 c5 2.Bg2 Nc6 3.e4 (A00)Brilliant W play
Suttles vs S Letic, 1982 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

"Larsen's Selected Games" by Bent Larsen
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Larsen loses w/White in 17 moves!? An all time classic.
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 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

Larsen Opening / Dbl Fio / Hungarian (A01) 1-0 Zugzwang
Bagirov vs K Grigorian, 1976 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 The Queen goes hunting!
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1966 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Bishop shot
A Bryntse vs P Wikstrom, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Here, have my Queen in your lap.
Ulf Andersson vs Hartston, 1973 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

This was a murky game, even for Tal.
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA Uncastled; Tal's Bc3 block is a blast fuse!
G Barcza vs Tal, 1971 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

KIA / Zukertort Opening: Sicilian (A04) 1-0 Q sac, B cut-off
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

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

KIA: Smyslov Var/Delayed Polish (A05) 1-0 Cntr steamroller!
Smyslov vs W Ader Hausman, 1964 
(A05) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Raymond Keene's Long Combo that Blazes! Plus, his notes.
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Instructive Strong Point e5
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attk Copycat (A07)1-0 General paralysis of the inane
Petrosian vs M Yudovich Sr., 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening (A10) 1-0 No Show Panno
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A10) English, 1 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

In a pickle? Sacrifice something!
R Toran Albero vs Tal, 1961 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

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

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) 0-1 Bully Q is immune
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1970 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

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

English Symmetrical. Botvinnik System (A36) 1-0 2 Q's lose!
A Reshko vs V Faibisovich, 1969 
(A36) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Declined? (A40) 0-1 Diemer dishes punishment!
H Krebs vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

Kangaroo Defense (A40) 1-0 Full of twists and turns
J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Remove the Guard, promo
Birbrager vs Suetin, 1964
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Attack turns into Q trap
G Moehring vs Diaz, 1976 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 15 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 0-1 Stack 'em up
R E Hartley vs Keene, 1963 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 No ordinary game
Vaganian vs G Botterill, 1975 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Magnificent mating attack!
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Instructive Clearing of the File
A Pomar Salamanca vs Smejkal, 1972 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 35 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Down the exchange, the N delivers!
V Osnos vs M Shofman, 1970 
(A53) Old Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Czech Var w/Nc3 (A53) 0-1 Rook show stopper!!!
V Mikenas vs Bronstein, 1965 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

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

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

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Var (A62) 1-0 Tied to guard duty
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

David downs Goliath in a model Benoni
J Penrose vs Tal, 1960 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Bravo!!! Win w/THREE hangers!!! Toss those coins!!!
Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. Classical. Czerniak Def (A78) 0-1 Surprise combo
Ufimtsev vs Tal, 1967 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Def. Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 N sac aides two batteries
K Grigorian vs Balashov, 1974 
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Be7 Stonewall (A95) 0-1 Shrewd trades, promoti
Smejkal vs Larsen, 1973 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 40 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Q Hunt
S Makarichev vs Alburt, 1978 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Earliest Promoted Pawns: 4 queens by move 7
Casper vs Heckert, 1975 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., 4 Pawns Attack (B03) 1-0 Scorcery at it's best!
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine 4 Pawns, 0-1Look closely at the last move...look again
R Ortega vs E Etcheverry, 1963 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Nobody plays chess like the late GREAT Mikhail Tal!
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

The Hippopotamus confuses one of the all-time great attackers.
Nezhmetdinov vs Ujtelky, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 75 moves, 0-1

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

Modern Def: Two Knights (B06) 1-0Smashing finish to smothered#
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B06) 0-1 Brilliancy prize
F Borm vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 3 Piece Travelin' Band
J N Sugden vs Keene, 1962 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

This is one serious Q Sac!!!
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

I can hardly believe this happened.
Short vs R Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Knights are a pain in the @$$
N E Povah vs Nunn, 1977 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Fischer's R block!!
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 Seize the initiative
R C Cannon vs Keene, 1969  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Lesson 4: Best Lessons of a Chess Coach by Sunil Weeramantry
Harris vs Weeramantry, 1972 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Terrific play w/Rook and Bishop Ending
Fischer vs Euwe, 1960 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 36 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

C-K Panov Attack. Fianchetto Def (B14) 1-0 5...g6 is questioned
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1966 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 45 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

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

Game 15: "Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves" by Pandolfini
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1962 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Old Sicilian (B35) 1-0 Sacs galore; royal family fork
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Game 58: Garry Kasparov's On My Great Predecessors Vol. 3
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 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 Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 0-1 Q sac into crossfire
J Kristinsson vs Tal, 1964 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

Winning Chess Brilliancies by Yasser Seirawan - Game 3
Ljubojevic vs Ulf Andersson, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Viktor Kupreichik - The Marvel from Minsk
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 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 Early deviations (B75)1-0 Touchdown!
Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Slaying the dragon - lesson from Fischer
Fischer vs S Purevzhav, 1962 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 Model attacking game
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack ML (B77) 1-0 Sacs & a passer
Karpov vs E Gik, 1968 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Var(B82) 1-0 Back rank do's & don'ts
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves

From Teacher to Pupil - Former World Champion
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Pun writer deserves a date with Laetitia Casta
Velimirovic vs Csom, 1974 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Here, have a N & some Rs
Velimirovic vs V Bukal Sr, 1971 
(B89) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Fischer had said that he would beat Miguel Najdorf in 25 moves
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Quite the finish
F Zimmermann vs W Huebner, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Tal smashes open the center with sacrifices
Tal vs NN, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96) 1-0 Super Sac Attack!!
Sven Pedersen vs P Gallmeyer, 1971 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

A sparkling display of pyrotechnics by Robert Byrne!
Robert E Byrne vs Larry Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Snatching away the queen in Fischer's favorite Poisoned Pawn.
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

'The World's Greatest Chess Games' by Burgess, Nunn & Emms
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Q sac; Onlookers spellbound III
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 63: World's Greatest Chess Games- Nunn/Emms/Burgess
Velimirovic vs Ljubojevic, 1972 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Guimard Def ML (C04) 1-0Excellent N&Q manuevers
Chiburdanidze vs T Zatulovskaya, 1976 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 40 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 The Immortal Pinning Game
Korchnoi vs Udovcic, 1967 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Tal sacrifices three minor pieces for mate
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

Ofstad's Immortal - Sacrifices the way to Boden's Mate
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

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

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0!
K Spraggett vs R Bedard, 1972 
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Alapin (C14) 0-1 Which Q inflicts the most?
Browne vs A Taha, 1972 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

The Immortal Correspondence Game
A Sundin vs E Andersson, 1964 
(C16) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1 A Plan Inc.
R Bogdanovic vs A Planinc, 1965 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 1-0 Surprise B sac opens chain
Stein vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

Amazing king hunt by 10 year old Short
S J Hooker vs Short, 1975 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

Neither side castles in a WC game!
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Classical (C18) 0-1Ultra centralization, Pawn roller
Hort vs Petrosian, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Advance (C18) 1-0 Overworked pawn crumbles chain
Fischer vs W Hook, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

Fischer proves he is a genius in all aspects of the game!!!
Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

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

"Leonid Stein - Master of Attack" by GM Raymond Keene.
Stein vs S Schweber, 1966 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 46 moves, 1-0

Damiano's Defense 3...Qe7 finds sac perpetual vs Fischer.
Fischer vs R F McGregor, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Good one, yes siree!
V Vorotnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1977 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 h-file battery
Gufeld vs U Tarve, 1969 
(C27) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Special Miniature: Alekhine's Block w/Classic B Sac
B Wall vs Bob Brooks, 1973 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 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 (C32) 1-0 Black castles into Anastasia's Mate??
Roth vs Rajna, 1975 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Bobby could drop the bomb!
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA Fischer Def. (C34) 0-1Spearhead; Black's Q reaches 1st rank
P Goldberg vs W Loeffler, 1966 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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

Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1-0 Who takes the rook?
Dzindzichashvili vs Kalandazichvili, 1967 
(C45) Scotch Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rousseau G / Latvian G (C50) 1-0Unique semi-smoth
H G Gunderam vs A Grava, 1970 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Reinfeld used this position for his puzzle books
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 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 one book Bobby didn't go through"
A Hoffmann vs Fischer, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

John Saunders, CHESS, March 2012, p. 40.
M Corden vs Smyslov, 1970 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

2 kNights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1Discovered+
H Leo vs K Dyke, 1974 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 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. Ulvestad Variation 5...b5?!(C57) 0-1 See notes
K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

Spanish Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 Robbing the pin smothers the Q
Vasiukov vs S Giterman, 1960 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

Kavalek kept all eight of his pawns
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

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

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

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1-0 OCB ending
G Kuzmin vs F Kuijpers, 1974 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 Imprisoned Rook
Karpov vs J Klovans, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 42 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1, 15 moves Kamikazi Bishops
A Matanovic vs J H Donner, 1965 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Certainly this must rank among Keres' finest
Hort vs Keres, 1961 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C72) 1-0Give to get glory
Geller vs Spassky, 1964 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy, Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 1-0 Common Qf6 trap
Fischer vs V Ciocaltea, 1962 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Archangelsk Variation (C78) 0-1 A Stunning Game!
Minic vs A Planinc, 1975 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 R shot! Q to nab Q!
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Gligoric occupies the center and loses the back rank.
Bronstein vs Gligoric, 1967 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 40 moves, 1-0

A knight on the rim is dim, it's chances are slim!
Fischer vs J Terrone, 1964 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 0-1 R offer declined
S Tears vs G Flum, 1965 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 0-1

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

The longest decisive game without captures
A Medina Garcia vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Great combo; use the pin and open up the kingside
Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 0-1 Temp N sac for passer
Fischer vs Kholmov, 1965 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 46 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin CG. Fianchetto Bg4 Line (D09) 0-1 Q decoy sacrifice
E Formanek vs D Oshana, 1970 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 19 moves, 0-1

15...Rd7!! 101 greatest moves ever played (by Tim Krabbe)
Sosonko vs M Rivas Pastor, 1978 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 57 moves, 0-1

Hort plays great defense; pins the rook and wins the rook.
Polugaevsky vs Hort, 1976 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

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

So much for the second guessing; it's the variation!
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 0-1 Black fishin' pole attack declined
F Trois vs L Bronstein, 1977 
(B44) Sicilian, 44 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

Semi-Slav, Meran. Reynolds' Variation (D48) 1-0 R-B-N Sac
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1965 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD Tartakower Def. Exchange (D59) 1-0 So good Spassky clapped
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense (D80) 0-1 Blind Swine on the 2nd will promote
Wade vs N Littlewood, 1971 
(D80) Grunfeld, 47 moves, 0-1

Definitely an underrated game
Spassky vs Fischer, 1970 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

Mindboggling final combination after 23...Rde7
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E08) 1-0Instructive notes by Keene
Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Kaspy traps the Q in the center.
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Queen mate on e5
M Bobotsov vs Petrosian, 1968 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Like a moth drawn to the fire...tactical slugfest w/Tal
Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Notes by Raymond Keene, with excerpts. Excellent sacrifices!
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

He lost to someone younger
Gheorghiu vs Fischer, 1966 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 A hidden gem!
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

"No Trouble at Tal"
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch Accel (E24) 0-1Fox hunt->watch the chase of the K
T C Fox vs Timman, 1970 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

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 5, Match tied 2 1/2-2 1/2
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1Inexorable precision
Portisch vs Huebner, 1978 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Fischer's Greatest Game from the Lengendary 63 US Championship
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Simagin Var (E62) 0-1 Cramped into Zugzwang
Quinteros vs Panno, 1968 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 0-1

KID Panno Blockade Line (E63) 1-0 A memorable combination
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0Magical Mate
Quinteros vs V Tukmakov, 1973 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug! and 2 perplexing N sacs.
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves

KID Normal Variation (E70) 0-1 A real cliff-hanger
Gligoric vs Stein, 1962 
(E70) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 21 in Fischer's
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Eduard Gufeld (1936-2002) Gufeld's Mona Lisa
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

KID, Korchnoi Attack (E97) 0-1 Maintain pins, shut her in!!
B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Devestating Kside attack
Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Yuri Averbakh protested legal 0-0-0?!?
Averbakh vs Purdy, 1960 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 32: My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze (B36) 1-0 Pin
Smyslov vs Korchnoi, 1961 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (C12) 1-0 Can U proove W wins?
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0Prudent promotion tactics
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Firepower on h-file
Hort vs Robert E Byrne, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 41: Alekhine Alert by Timothy Taylor
M Yudovich Jr. vs Larsen, 1962 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange (D75) 0-1 Two N discoveries
S Hamann vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1962 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 18 moves, 0-1

Petrosian sacs the exchange and collects the hanging pawns
A Dueckstein vs Petrosian, 1962 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Closed 7…c6 (E88) 0-1 Positional sac of Queen
Korchnoi vs Geller, 1963 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 56 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Line clearance
Robatsch vs F J Perez Perez, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss(B09) 1-0Sac & seize open lines
Tan Hoan Liong vs Pirc, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

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

World Championship Match- Gruenfled Def. 3 Kts. Var. 1-0 K walk
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D94) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0

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

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Discover+ Philidor's Legacy
D D van Geet vs W Litmanowicz, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Game 63: The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Chigorin Def (C97)1-0 Q is overworked defender
Tal vs Gligoric, 1964 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

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

QGA Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 0-1 Black castles, brings it!
Foguelman vs Bronstein, 1964 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

NID Huebner Var (E41) 1/2-1/2 Classic Q Stalemate of Cornered K
Portisch vs L Lengyel, 1964 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Beautiful play on the wings
Larsen vs Spassky, 1964 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10)It's all in the continuation
Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Horowitz said "One bad move ruins forty good ones."
G Garcia vs Ivkov, 1965 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk: Classical Def (A46) 0-1 Artful P roller, Crossfire
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

GREAT COMBINATION (Arabian # in 2) staring down jaws of defeat!
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 163 in Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Parma, 1966
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knt Var (A16) 0-1 Bad B
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1966 
(A16) English, 61 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Greco (C54) 1-0 Shades of Frank Marshall
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Writer/Coach Dan Heisman's teenage miniature - 1st "book" win
D Heisman vs D Fennick, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Development traps Q
R Averby vs V M Ostroverkhov, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

The first rated chessplayer to lose to software. Reti's #.
Greenblatt vs B Landey, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0 Qside exchanges, trapped R
Birjukov vs Frolov, 1968
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Spearhead Q fork
D Burk vs A Wishnek, 1968 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate!
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Four Knights (B40) 1-0 Pins, Dbl Rook Sacs
Kupreichik vs G Barenboim, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 78: The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Tal vs Gurgenidze, 1968 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Smyslov Def (C93) 0-1 Smokin' and Sippin'
Tal vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
Larsen vs Najdorf, 1968 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Byrne (B07) 1-0 Opera House reminder after 22.
Tal vs Gufeld, 1968 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Stunning Deflection
Szabo vs I Polgar, 1969 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian ML (E12) 0-1Minority Attack bxc6 counter
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

Game 89 of 125 Selected Games by Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1969 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird-English (A02) 1-0 Desperado Zwischenzugs Tactical N Upin
Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 63 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

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1Subtle N sac removes K
A Acevedo Milan vs Fischer, 1970 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1Textbook transfer
Doroshkievich vs Karpov, 1970 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 37
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Bg7 (A07) 1-0 Furious Kside attack, Arabian Mate w/Q
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice finish!!
L Vizantiadis vs Spassky, 1970 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Geller's System (B06)1-0 BF creates central passer
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. ML (B29) 1-0 Spearhead->Philidor's Legacy
T Peine vs V Budde, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. 2Knts. Suttles (B06)1/2-Arabian Stalemate w/Crazy R
Matulovic vs Suttles, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov (B48) 1-0 Tal's tactical show
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Huebner ML (E41) 0-1 Rob the pinned pawn
Najdorf vs Huebner, 1971 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

20 straight victories w/no defeats, no draws vs GM competition
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 53: Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Karpov vs Hort, 1971 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Flames~
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 A1 R Trip
K Rogoff vs Timman, 1971 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

A fine example of the Antoshin by Antoshin himself.
Antoshin vs J Kostro, 1971
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Bg4 Line (D09) 0-1 Leakin oil
S Yuferov vs Kupreichik, 1972 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 24 moves, 0-1

Underpromotion to a Bishop to avoid Stalemating opponent later
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Exchange Var (C63) 0-1Anastasia's Mate
D Steinwender vs R Gralla, 1972 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B46) 0-1 Corresponding squares gem
Smejkal vs Karpov, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 72 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1 Just take it
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 A pawn, another
K U Mueller vs Tal, 1974
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

"...in a strange kind of strategic zugzwang." - Raymond Keene
E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Simple Chess by Michael Stean, page 141
Karpov vs H Westerinen, 1974 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Modern Line (B92) 1-0 Batteries
Karpov vs Polugaevsky, 1974 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0 Qxf7+ removes the guard for Nxe6+
Nunn vs S Swanson, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0Good vs Bad Bishop EG
Spassky vs Robert E Byrne, 1974 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

French Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Pile on pin
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Geller's king goes from being hunted to a hunter.
Geller vs Tal, 1975 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Vasalomidze, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird (C61) 1-0 Q sac into Greco Mate on h-file
S Pencil vs G Goltsoff, 1976 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Unusual Philidor's Legacy
Sveshnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1976 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1 Nailed in both corners
J Tsalicoglou vs Keene, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 1-0Batteries on open lines
Fedorowicz vs Joel Benjamin, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 61 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Petrosian vs J Peters, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 204 in Chess Informant Best Games 201-300
Uhlmann vs H Liebert, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Double Gambit Accepted(C56) 1-0Pin, Exchange sac
I Ellner vs D Andruss, 1977 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Normal (C69) 1-0 Defendant & Defender under f
B Wall vs B Henline, 1977 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 B & Q sacs
Spassky vs Timman, 1977 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

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

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Bold B sac, tumbling Ns
J A Hedman Senarega vs Romanishin, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 P thrusts, basic tactics
Greenblatt vs Fischer, 1977 
(B27) Sicilian, 47 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy, Modern Steinitz (C72) 0-1 Fishin' Pole, Q sac
Cipollini vs Gubnitsky, 1977 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 19 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 N robs the pin!
J Gruz vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern Var (B10) 1/2-Crazy R
K Wockenfuss vs Ulf Andersson, 1977 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 88 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1/2-1/2 She had the last word!
Pribyl vs A Ornstein, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 23: Chess Secrets - Innovation (Pritchett)
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 79 moves, 1-0

Play this from the response to move 41. Good engame challenge.
Petrosian vs Browne, 1978 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Two R sacs & rob the pins
Karpov vs Hort, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Neo-Orthodox Var (D54) 1-0 Profound Q deflection offer
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 Fortress
Rodolfo Cardoso vs O Sarapu, 1978
(A15) English, 60 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1 Yaz pulled the rug out
K Mokry vs Seirawan, 1978 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

"Winning Chess Strategies" by Yasser Seirawan; Botvinnik System
Seirawan vs M Vukic, 1979 
(A26) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 N discovery+ Corridor Mate
W Hook vs J C Meyer, 1979 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Q sac: An interesting lesson in the power of a zwischenzug.
Y Rantanen vs Keene, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1-0Like a Rocky Marciano KO!!
I Nikolayev vs B Makovetsky, 1979 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Decoy sac for #
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog (A17) 1-0 Castled into it
Seirawan vs M Wiedenkeller, 1979 
(A17) English, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Beautiful fork or mate
Romanishin vs H Van Riemsdijk, 1979 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Benko G. Accepted. King Walk Var (A59) 0-1 R sac, Q penetration
J Bonin vs Zsofia Polgar, 1988 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian Advance 3.e5 (B00) 1-0 Bold Q sac
S Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Pawn grabbing on the 7th can be costly
S Haubrich vs D Gurevich, 1990
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 0-1

A smart bishop sacrifice leads to a pin
Timman vs Anand, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Advance, Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Pins & Needles
G Chandler vs R Kynoch, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 0-1 Fine Black sacs
V Vepkhvishvili vs A Zdechlik, 1991
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q BOOM!
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Clown Knights Mischief
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Resigning in a won position
Veprek vs I David Glaz, 1982 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices so bold they're borderline disrespectful!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Fabulous Promotion Deflection!!
Anand vs I Morovic, 1990 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

It takes nuts of steel to allow an en passant check like this!
Timman vs Leko, 1999
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan Variation (B33) 0-1 She's En Prise
Yudasin vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Raking Bs
Ivanchuk vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Q sac
Leko vs Piket, 1997 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 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

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

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Anand sacs 'em to hell
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Game # 89 in the Soltis book, "The 100 Best."
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

GM N. McDonald's book, "Chess: The art of logical thinking"
Nunn vs A Sokolov, 1986 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Taimanov (B46) 1-0 Sucker punch R hits 7th
Shirov vs D Reinderman, 1999 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Kasparov-Anand WC Match , New York 1995 Rd.13
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Double Doubled Pawns and Pins. Only a GM sees this!
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Resourceful play. Why resign because attack was neutralized?
Nunn vs Kasparov, 1986 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf, Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 2 White Q's lose
F Delay vs O Renet, 1988 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

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

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07)0-1Backward P
Tiviakov vs Psakhis, 1993 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 62 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Cornered
Tiviakov vs Dreev, 1992 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 0-1

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

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) Dbl R Sac Draw
Balashov vs Bareev, 1987 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Removing the Guard and Clearing the Square
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 She's Walled In
B Wall vs H S Hsieh, 1988
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Double Muzio Gambit (C37) Just when you think...
S Brady vs M Heidenfeld, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Wow!! What a slobber knocker!!
B Rechel vs M Wortel, 1998 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo sac attack! (C50) 0-1 Dubois-Steinitz 1862
T Helin vs J Kiltti, 1996 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

Mikhail Tal (1936-1992)
Tal vs Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical Def. Deferred (C78) 1-0 Enhanced Fork Trick
A Strikovic vs L F Gonzales, 1994 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Best R wins
G Astrom vs Shirov, 1989 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

Delete this.
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1986 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

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