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Castling Mishaps & Brilliancies Stun Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Generally speaking in most chess games, the king that castles will defeat the king that does not because the castled king is safer and his rook is more centralized. That's not the case here.

This collection compiled by Fredthebear.
Thank you SwitchingQuylthulg, Rubenus, ISeth. Thank you Queensidecastler!

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

* Glossary of Chess Terms: http://www.arkangles.com/kchess/glo...

Fishin' Pole Attack - Never castle when there is a kNight on g5
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Always Ask "Can I be put in check AFTER castling?"
J Aulin-Jansson vs E Lie, 2006 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Halasz-McDonnell Gambit (C21) 1-0 Withdrawal?
J Garcia-Gutierrez vs T Mueller, 1990 
(C21) Center Game, 6 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort Opening: Queen's Gambit Invitation (A04) 1-0 9 moves
A Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern. Knight Def (D51) 1-0 Put the ? before 0-0
R Pain vs R Peters, 1982 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

White could have saved the day by... Did he know the rules?
Antunes vs M Suta, 1985 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Pin Variation, 8...0-0??
Sznapik vs J Barle, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

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

Remove the Guard, Loose Bishop, Exposed King, Q+ & Fork LPDO
D Gross vs M Bujak, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Another fatal Nge7 w/Greek Gift
K Blom vs Niels Jensen, 1934 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann. Karlsbad Var (E23) 0-1 Q trap
A Hansen vs S Jensen, 1945 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 9 moves, 0-1

Chigorin Defense. Main Line Alekhine Var (D07) 1-0, 10 moves
W Schmidt vs B Grabarczyk, 1991 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 0-1 Goin' long
Walter vs Baum, 1984 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Alapin-Blackburne G (C41) 0-1Dangerous dbl attack
Szigethy vs L Deak, 1988 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Rob the pin that no longer D
Morant vs A de Feuquieres, 1680 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 3.Qxd4 Nf6 (B20) 0-1 Discovery threatens K & Q
R Gantt vs B Wall, 1978 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

Philidor, Hanham. Steiner Var (C41) 1-0 Casual game; Bxf7+, Qc4
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0, 11 moves
C Dinwoodie vs G Salmon, 1941 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 0-1, 11 moves blunder
P Rossi vs A Guerra, 2005 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Cntr Cntr (B01) 0-1 White castles into mate!
R Gimmel vs M Stock, 1990 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 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

Spanish, Open Variation (C80) 1-0, 12 moves interference w/+
Y Quesada Perez vs Y Salaun, 2008 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 0-1, 12 moves
Steinitz vs H Voigt, 1885 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 0-1

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

Efim Bogoljubov (1889-1952) gives the Greek gift
Bogoljubov vs NN, 1952 
(C13) French, 12 moves, 1-0

9...0-0! is a better variation. White robs a pair of pins.
Rossolimo vs C Kottnauer, 1948 
(B30) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Accelerated Move Order (D31) 1-0Greek gift miniature
Pillsbury vs NN, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Double threat
Woehl vs Krusius, 1920 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Exchange Var (B29) 1-0 Castled into it!
J Cepiel vs Knaudt, 1975 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 12 moves, 1-0

Benoni / Franco-Sicilian Defense (A43) 1-0 3 simultaneous pins
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, 1-0

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

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

To 0-0+ is good // to interpose w/Discovered Check is better
NN vs M Bier, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var. Advance System (D15) 0-1, 14 moves
Z Sturua vs S Atalik, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Wade-Smyslov Var (E11) 0-1 Lost pawn plus
K Spraggett vs Smyslov, 1985 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

(B06) The First Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1 White missed P fork
Cochrane vs Saint Amant, 1842 
(B06) Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Castle forks are fun
Borbely vs Kovacs, 1948 
(B53) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

NEVER assume that there is no "Zwischenzug mit Mittelschmerz".
G Elliott vs D Mitchell, 1951 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange Var (B40) 0-1, 15 moves
Y Solodovnichenko vs V Malakhatko, 2001 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 15 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin CG. Lasker Trap (D08) 0-1 Underpromotion, R sac!
W B Wright vs R Finegold, 1990 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

"Pawn-Takes-Pawn (en passant) Mate."
G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928 
(C02) French, Advance, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 3.c3 f5 (C41) 0-1 Boden's Mate by Boden!
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

(D06) Fed introduces Boden's Mate to the Baltic Defense.
Fedorowicz vs S Brower, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Fictional post-mortem analysis; extended Legall's Mate!
Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Sokolsky Var (C41) 1-0 Lost castle
Bronstein vs R Piatnitsky, 1940 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen-Haakert (B04) 1-0Pin game clincher
B Al-Hajiri vs M Hamal, 2014 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30)1-0 BF draws K out into cntr
Fischer vs Michalopoulos, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 Play d4 before castling
M N Anderton vs Adams, 1992 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. MLA Long Variation (C55) 1-0 Q hanger
Koltanowski vs C Hutchason, 1960
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countrgambit. Blackburne Attk (C31) 1-0 0-0-0?
Artsiukevich vs K Klaman, 1956
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01) 0-1 Boden's Mate
Gordon Morrison vs G Chandler, 1978 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

KID Averbakh. Benoni Advance (E75) 0-1 W castled the wrong way
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 16 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
F Mora vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Spearhead
G A Koelsche vs Woody Young, 1949 
(A09) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

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

C38 1-0 17
T Bush vs A Carter, 1976 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Where's the Hulk?
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Mini 0-0-0#! A castle mate!
A Kvicala vs NN, 1869 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Mate by Castling! 3 Guesses who did it? Yep, Morphy!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Castled into Greek Gift
Koltanowski vs E Sanger, 1943 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Debated move orders. It could have been 18. 0-0-0# !
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Classic Bxh7+ sacrifice yields sideways Epaulette Mate vsFrench
M Pestalozzi vs D Duhm, 1900 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Black castled into it.
Koltanowski vs J L Mees, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Fabulous, faulty Kside sac attack
K Pinkas vs Gizelak, 1973 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Un sacrifice qui peut ętre trčs fort!
Shirov vs Klinova, 2006 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Main Line (B99) 1-0 En prise Ns for dinner
J R G del Nogal vs Sidi Mohamed Tajedine, 2016 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Anastasia's #
P Roth vs G Rajna, 1975 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Black dare not castle, gets pinned
L Bruzon Batista vs Jobava, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Korchnoi to arbiter: "Can I castle if my rook is attacked?"
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1White can no longer 0-0
A Rodriguez Vila vs A Hoffman, 1993 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Castlemate by two unknowns
NN vs Eric, 2017 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 7.h3 seems safe and sound for White
Pachman vs Najdorf, 1955 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyKBZnvEYYU
Tal vs Petrosian, 1975 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

20.Rxa7+ Kb6 21.Qa4 wins
Eingorn vs B Ivanovic, 1986 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 N dance ends 0-0-0!
Marshall vs Burn, 1907 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

Paris 1932 "Tennis, Anyone?" (GOTD) - Queen Sacrifice
Alekhine vs Russian Tennis Club, 1932 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Sacs on the 6th!!
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1885 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Saemisch (E86) 0-1 Tal offers 5 sacrifices!!
J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

Of 145 games in the OE in this line, 8. Nf5 White's only choice
M Massironi vs F Stips, 2007 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Boden's #
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin (E38) 1-0 Gutsy 0-0
S Atalik vs J Arosemena, 2006 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 21 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Castling mishap
H Johnsohn vs S Herland, 1907 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Castle by hand; gain time on Q
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 e7 under fire; remove the guard
J Stopa vs S Greanias, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Black castles into the fire
Anderssen vs Kipping, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 Simul Shazam!
M Scholtz vs Lasker, 1926 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0, 22 moves
Sadvakasov vs T Bartell, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1-0 Black castled into it
Euwe vs J van den Bosch, 1934 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Defense (C60) 0-1 Makes no sense
A Fernandez vs P Venables, 1995 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 The K was a defender
F A Hipp vs R Lichtenscheidt, 1862 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Here she comes!
J Boey vs O'Kelly, 1957 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 K walk
Von Der Lasa vs Mayet, 1839 
(C57) Two Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

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

English O (A10) 0-1 Adorjan walks into Spassky's trap
Adorjan vs Spassky, 1982 
(A10) English, 23 moves, 0-1

A "gruesome example of a blockade" -- GM Neil McDonald
Feigin vs M Monticelli, 1936 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 23 moves, 1-0

Bareev stops Topalov from castling queenside, then attacks
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

QGD Alapin Variation (D31) 1-0 Castled into Greek Gift
Pillsbury vs M Judd, 1898 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

C-K Two Knts Attk. Mindeno Retreat Line (B11) 0-1 Castle to win
J A Grefe vs K Commons, 1975 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 23 moves, 0-1

QGA Classical Def. Alekhine System ML(D29) 0-1Castled OUT of it
Spassky vs Suetin, 1963 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A41) 1-0 Castled too late
Euwe vs Weenink, 1927
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23)  0-1 Kside crusher
Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Short resigns after retracting his illegal 0-0-0!
W Watson vs Short, 1983 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Kts Def. Perreux Var (C55) 0-1 0-0-0+! Pins
Marshall / Souweine vs Napier / Elwell, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Raphael Var Bg5 (A80) 1-0 W controls B-file
Browne vs Robert E Byrne, 1977 
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attk (B10)1-0 Nxf7 prevents castling
Nezhmetdinov vs M Kamishov, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Mike Fox & Richard James, "The Even More Complete Chess Addict"
Illescas Cordoba vs Kamsky, 1990 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Castle with Check
Wang Yue vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) · 1-0, 26 moves
Piket vs Dreev, 1991 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

The best Steinitz sacrifice! Every type of unit involved!
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit ML (C32) 0-1 8...0-0!! B sac
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

"The Caro Kann Advance" by IM Byron Jacobs - see story
S Kindermann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

sacrifices both Bs, both Rs, & mates in mid of board!!
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 Almost castle mate
Mednis vs D Byrne, 1956 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Startling Castling by Robert Timmer [1997]
E Steiner vs Colle, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

KID Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance (E75) 0-1 Tal punishes 0-0-0?
Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Kaufmann Attack (C42) 1-0 Zw+ prevents 0-0
Larry Evans vs Bisguier, 1958 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 0-1 White should have castled
Tolush vs Smyslov, 1947 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Black's 18th...Was that a bird? A plane? Superman? It's MORPHY!
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening 0-0? (E00) 0-1 Hasty castling in rapid match
Kasimdzhanov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD TMB (D58) 0-1 Caught in the center, tied up in knots.
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense (D10) 0-1 AA played for the win in a simul
Alekhine vs W Lamb, 1929 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian Var(B00) 0-1Another f3 gone wrong
A Karklins vs A Dunne, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz (C11) 0-1 Black wins in 38 after illegal 0-0!
Kasparov vs Dreev, 1994 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Castling unpins the e-pawn
Kamsky vs A Goganov, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Castle-mate
Anand vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik System (D44) 1/2-1/2 Castling debate
Vyzmanavin vs Ivanchuk, 1986 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Both kings forced to castle by hand w/R lifts in sharp battle
J Mieses vs Alapin, 1908 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Saemisch Attk(B02) 1/2-1/2 Illegal castle attempt
Carlos Torre vs Reti, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sarratt Attack BxBd6 (D00) 1-0 Patient White 24.0-0-0!?
J Rowson vs S Haslinger, 2004 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 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

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 Reckless but entertaining
Chigorin vs H Caro, 1898 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

After 10…Bb7 Alekhine castled with his queen!
Alekhine vs P de Unamuno, 1944 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

Barnes Opening: Hammerschlag (A00) 1-0 Castle by hand
S Williams vs M Simons, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni. Pawn Thrust (A44) 1-0 Or not...
A Betaneli vs O Ossa, 2008 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Castle by hand wins eventually
V Vepkhvishvili vs Bagaturov, 1981
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense / Hippo (B00) 1-0 Doubled isolated pawns are weak
E Torre vs N Gaprindashvili, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Tal didn't realize Larsen already losting castling rights
Tal vs Larsen, 1969 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 50 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attk. Kurajica (B09) 1-0 0-0-0 w/Black Nd2!
Beliavsky vs Timman, 1986 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Castle by hand and clever play
Short vs Leko, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 0-1

C-K Two Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange (B11) 1-0 0-0-0?
Levenfish vs P Dubinin, 1940 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 0-1 Karpov plays 12...Kf7
Ivanchuk vs Karpov, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 Such moxie!
Velimirovic vs B Maksimovic, 1996 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit M-T Attack (C54) 1-0 Nxh7 h-file attack
Ulf Andersson vs M Johansson Sr, 1969
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 57 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann De. Schönemann Attack (C63) 1-0 Back ranks
G Marco vs Marshall, 1902 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

"Such a game is played in the air." -- Bronstein
Bronstein vs Panno, 1973 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 105 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

Nimzo-Indian Def. Leningrad Var (E30) 1-0Another castle by hand
Petrosian vs Benko, 1959 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 41 moves, 1-0

A game full of unexpected moves and weird positions
E J Diemer vs F Trommsdorf, 1973 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Re-castle to safety
Adams vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B30) Sicilian, 60 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57)1-0 0-0-0 to opposing R
Dlugy vs Alburt, 1991 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack vs Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Failure to castle
W McCutchen vs V Ossipov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

A00 0-1 26
NN vs Lucena, 1497 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

C22 1-0
Bronstein vs NN, 1950 
(C22) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Simultaneous, 2 Rooks vs Q
Fischer vs J House, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 41 moves, 0-1

B08 0-1 23
W Watson vs Piket, 1987
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

B80 1-0 30
D Stets vs M Oleksienko, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

R Gaudin vs Guerineau, 1915 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Colle, 1926 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 19 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. 4.h4 Tal Var (B12) 1-0 0-0-0 victory
G Jones vs K Stokke, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs R Ault, 1959 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87)1-0 Sacs on 6th, #
J Konikowski vs B Barbulovic, 1968 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 0-1 Rxb2 encourages 0-0-0!!
Sosonko vs Zsofia Polgar, 1991 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 32 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Defense (D70) 1-0 A reason not to castle too soon
Gruenfeld vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern Var (B04) 1-0 A dizzy K walk
Bogoljubov vs Tarrasch, 1925 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 23 moves, 1-0

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