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Pawn Levers, Rollers, Bones, Forks, + , Promos
Compiled by fredthebear

The pawn can be a forceful weapon.

There is an isolated pawn section about 100 games down the list below the miniatures. Generally, though, there is no particular grouping of pawn maneuvers. You will not find a single example of a pawn moving backwards.

Thank you patzer2, Hesam7.

* Note to self: ECO codes need to be better organized on the bottom half of the list but be careful not to dissect the IQP section.

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

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

K Pawn Game resembles Damiano's Def (C20) 1-0 Q sac, P#
Alekhine vs NN, 1936 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Double queen sac before move twenty. What else need be said?
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit, resembles Goring (C21) 1-0 crossfire, h-file
Blackburne vs A G Puller, 1872 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Bone in throat mates
De Con vs NN, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

François-André Danican Philidor (1726-1795)1-0Connected passers
Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24)1-0 Q deflection, P mate
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var (C26) 0-1 Pawn moves pay off!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C26) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacs, Mate w/a pawn
J Tolosa vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, 1898 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

Bishop's/Vienna Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 P fork trick, uncastled
W A Haller vs W Pollock, 1890 
(C27) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 0-1

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

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Tripled pawns usually lose
W Schelfhout vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

KG Panteldakis CG. Greco Var (C30) 0-1 Unusual start and finish
NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA King's Knight Gambit (000) 1-0 Pawn mate in 17 moves!
Morphy vs T Knight, 1856 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0 Reinfeld's puzzle
Blackburne vs H E Price, 1906 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Steiner Gambit (C31) 1-0 Mated while having 2 queens aboard
Sanders vs NN, 1910 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Charousek G Accepted (C32) 0-1 Notes by JHB
E Schallopp vs Blackburne, 1896  
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Marshall, Frank (1877-1944) Superstar Swindler (Tripled Pawns)
Chigorin vs Marshall, 1903 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 57 moves, 0-1

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

A mate on move 7 by an underpromotion to a knight
Wiede vs A Goetz, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Breyer Gambit (C33) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1919 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Counter threat is too slow
S Buecker vs C Herbrechtsmeier, 1983
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Modern Defense (C36) 1-0K walk, P mate
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

fc KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 & Qe7
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 # w/a passed pawn
Itze vs H Reinle, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio Gambit Brentano Def (C37) 1-0 See notes for finish
Reti vs S Von Freymann, 1912 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Accepted (C38)0-1 JHB simply the best g-file opener
B Burt vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Traditional (C38) 0-1 Which pawn lever?
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1905
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 0-1 P Jam, Black N rampages
F Washaba vs P Corbin, 2004 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

K Pawn Game: Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 push the h-pawn
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

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

G120: My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

An early Philidor, pry open the h-file, back rank mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Pawn pokes
Anand vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening, Jaenisch Cntrattack (C44)1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO N
P Kahn vs M Masschaele, 1988 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 En passant promotes, pins
Morphy vs Hart, 1854 
(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

Four Knights Game: General (C47) 1-0 He was 65 years old
Blackburne vs W John, 1906 
(C47) Four Knights, 34 moves, 1-0

Brazen: A classic Q sac, then a N sac followed by a pawn mate
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Miniature: Move pieces, not pawns!
Hartlaub vs H Rosenbaum, 1892 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 6 moves, 1-0

Trap Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 in 7 moves
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 0-1 3 minors mate king w/aid of Q & R sacs
NN vs W Curran, 1876 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Reinfeld checkmate puzzle; Q sacrifice into # w/a pawn.
Blackburne vs Mr. L, 1886  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Staunton's Mona Lisa
Staunton vs Cochrane, 1842 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Impressive miniature w/bad pawns, sacrifices and pawn mate
Busnardo vs NN, 1590 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Lasting pins are painful
Blackburne / Allies vs Zukertort / Hoffer, 1881 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller! An army of black ants.
Albin vs Winawer, 1896 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense (C55) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Kolisch vs Shumov, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 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

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

BDG Lamb Def (D00) 1-0 Ode to "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow
E J Diemer vs F Lamb, 1947 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

QP Game: Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 P fork, Decoy, Q fork
Tarrasch vs Schwartz, 1890
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

dxc5 Miniature: The early bird pawn march
G Welling vs F Sergent, 1998 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Black wastes tempos
M Haslinger vs T Schulz, 1996 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

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

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Immune Q sends K running
R Berger vs J Krejcik, 1907 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 21 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

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

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

Miniature: Black can accept the pawn but then should let it go
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Schlechter's gems; Deflect the Defender and Penetrate!
Schlechter vs Chigorin, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def, Schara G (D32) 1-0 4 consecutive pawn captures!
D Fidlow vs A Maier, 1959 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 8 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

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 1-0 Attack Masterpiece
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Rubinstein Variation (E16)1-0 Discovered Attack
A Haugen vs Lerfald, 1981
(E16) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

French, Mediterranean Defense (C01) 1-0 Greek gift, pawn wedge
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C01) French, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0

French Advance, Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Famous suffocation
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

"Pawn-Takes-Pawn (en passant) Mate."
G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928 
(C02) French, Advance, 15 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 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 h-file destruction
Dake vs A De Burca, 1935 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Pawn lever, pile on the pin
Smyslov vs Tolush, 1939 
(C16) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Nxf7 sac, Q&B battery hit e6
Myers vs Savon, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 1-0 Develop instead of ...h6??
J Krejcik vs NN, 1908 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Lion/Philidor Defense (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+ sac then bone in throat
E Reinhardt vs Reiss, 1934 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Van Geet; Proof that pawn moves are weakening. Play w/pieces!
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Qxh2 sacrifice vs. Bad Bishop creates and promotes a pawn
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening (A04) 1-0 Discovery Double Attack
A Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense (A09) 1-0 Pawn fork trick
Zaitsik vs Zichulidze, 1976 
(A09) Reti Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Halibut Gambit (A10) 1-0 After promotion, White is up a R
Knobloch vs R Schlenker, 1983 
(A10) English, 8 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Declined (A40) 0-1 Fishing Pole Attack on h-file
H Krebs vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

WC (1910) KP Game: Maroczy Defense (A41) 0-1 Q exchange move 4
Janowski vs Lasker, 1910 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 52 moves, 0-1

Not the shortest decisive "master game" anymore
A Gibaud vs F Lazard, 1924 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 4 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 h3 is a common blunder
Fomin vs Fedossov, 1988 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def: Adler Var (A52) 1-0 Connected Ps trap B or worse
S Vokralova vs Jancik, 1970 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Dutch Miniature; h-file attack sets up Qg6#
J Bandres Carballo vs D Bustos Serrano, 2001 
(A80) Dutch, 6 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 Dbl Doubled Ps are weak!
Petrosian vs P M Nielsen, 1960  
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 0-1 Mean pawn discovery!
J M Ripley vs O Hardy, 1963 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 11 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Black grabs two pawns and gets mated
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Modern Variation (B01) 0-1 Hanging piece
Alapin vs Blackburne, 1889 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Common Qside trap
Pavlov vs D Dragos, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense Miniature: Checkmate w/a pawn
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 41: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
F M Wren vs W E Mayfield, 1941 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Gobl vs Jonas, 1926
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 14 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: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Cntr pawn fork comin
D Elsaca vs A Joseph, 2008 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 9 moves, 1-0

Modern/Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 Unpin struggle, Pawn fork
Hort vs Keene, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B06) 1-0 Surprise, yet so obvious!
J L Arnason vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense Standard Line (B06) 1-0Pawn advance traps Bishop
M Kazhgaleyev vs S Shoker, 2005 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Standard Line (B06) 0-1 P lever; can't save both Bs
Unzicker vs S Telljohann, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 11 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Hit from all sides
I Kurnosov vs M Dzhumaev, 2008 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Mieses Attack. Landau G. (B12) 1-0 Bone in throat, Q sac
C A S Damant vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Gambit (B12) 1-0 Fried Fast Food
Tartakower vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Black counters in center
Hort vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 1-0 Pawn fork comin
E Mozes vs T Porrasmaa, 1966 
(B20) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Ps chase Knight
Kujoth vs J Fashingbauer, 1950 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0Rapid development; pin & skewr
Karlstrom vs Simmens, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Pawn w/help traps Qe4
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 d-pawn thrust removes the defender
A Simons vs E Lowe, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 7 moves, 0-1

Sic Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 Rob the pin
M Esserman vs Van Wely, 2011 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Miniature: Smothered mate
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Pawn snatching
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 3 connected passers on 2nd rank!!!
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

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 Def: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 15.e6!! outstanding shot
J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian b3 French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Pile on pin
V Malaniuk vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Pin Variation (B40) 1-0 Killer pawn
A Wagner-Michel vs Anke Fischer, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) Bone in the throat
Greiner vs S Buntin, 1975 
(B40) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Bone in the throat finish
J Friedel vs M de Jong, 2009 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Deferred (B50) 1-0 P fork wins minor or Q
I Rivise vs J C Rather, 1946 
(B50) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Cozio Defense (C60) 1-0 Notes by JHB; h-file attack
Blackburne vs NN, 1894  
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Classical. Central Var (C64) 1-0 Pawn rampage, Q sac
G Neumann vs J Schulten, 1865 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 16 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. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1 Sac to expose
Hoffmann vs Lambert, 1947
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Q picks off pawn for EG plus
Lasker vs P Romanovsky, 1925 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 64 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. (C65) 1-0 Bird's Immortal Pin Cushion
Bird vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Tarrasch Trap (C66) 1-0Remove the Guard
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 0-1 Shove pawns
Chigorin vs Zukertort, 1883 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin. Pillsbury Var (C67) 1-0 P islands, N vs B EG
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1895 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open Variation (C80) 1-0 Q sacs, P mate miniature
D Duhm vs A Duhm, 1900 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Steiner (C89) 0-1 Uncommon # pattern
W Frere vs Marshall, 1917 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 1-0 IQP & backward c-P
Lasker vs Rubinstein, 1914 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1-0

IQP I) Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1
Salov vs Anand, 1998 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

IQP 2) Nimzo-Indian Defense: Panov Attack. Main Line (B14) 0-1
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 45 moves, 0-1

IQP 3) QG Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1-0
Kramnik vs Anand, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

IQP 4) QG Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1-0
Kramnik vs Anand, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

IQP 5) QG Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1-0
Kramnik vs Anand, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 70 moves, 1-0

IQP 6) QG Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Main Line (D42) 1-0
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

IQP 7) QG Accepted: Classical Defense. Alekhine System (D28)1-0
Boleslavsky vs Kotov, 1953 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

IQP 8) QG Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1-0
Bacrot vs L Dominguez, 2008 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

IQP 9) QG Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Pillsbury Var (D41)
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

IQP 10) QG Accepted: Classical Defense Main Line (D27)1/2-1/2
A Moiseenko vs Kharlov, 2006
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

IQP 12) QG Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Line (D27)1/2-1/2
Leko vs Karpov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 102, Black is OK! by Andras Adorjan
P Petran vs Adorjan, 1985 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 0-1

(E18) QID, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0 Double Attack
M Heinicke vs Seitz, 1934 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Milner-Barry (E33) 1-0 Q+ & fork B
Lokvenc vs Pachman, 1943 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

Be down the tempo and win! Triangulation in effect.
Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

Sic Dragon Yugoslav Attack Early deviations (B75)1-0 Touchdown!
Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Sosonko Var (B77) 1-0 Q sac, P&N #
Tal vs R Forbis, 1988 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Dbl B sacs, promo #
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Yugoslav Attack Panov Var (B76) 1-0 Flank Q trap
Botvinnik vs Averbakh, 1955 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

1Iso 19...c5! leaves White with two weak isolated pawns
Flear vs Karpov, 2004 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

2Iso 20.g4! creates the decisive isolated pawn
Nakamura vs N Castaneda, 2004 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 35 moves, 1-0

3Iso 33.Qf5! forces the Q exchange to facilitate the pawn hunt
Tal vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1966 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

4Iso Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 42.Ne4!
Macieja vs McShane, 2005 
(A48) King's Indian, 100 moves, 1-0

5Iso 59.f4! forces two weak isolated pawns
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C45) Scotch Game, 102 moves, 1-0

6Iso QGD Exchange. Reshevsky Variation (D36) 1-0 26.Qg3!
Sasikiran vs C Hansen, 2005 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 49 moves, 1-0

7Iso 7.Nxc6! gives winning chances with a draw in hand
Ivanchuk vs Illescas Cordoba, 2005 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 43 moves, 1-0

8Iso 18...Nc8! maneuvers to exploit the weak pawns
Sax vs I Farago, 1973 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

9Iso 9.c4 creates an interesting isolated pawn middle game
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2009 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 55 moves, 1-0

10Iso Gains advantage after 9. dxc5 Bxc5?! (9...d4!?) 10. Na4
Z Gyimesi vs F Manca, 2005 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 1-0

11Iso After 9. e4?!, Black turns hanging pawns to isolanis
Korchnoi vs Ribli, 1988 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 0-1

12Iso 12.Qxf5! makes lots of pawn weaknesses to exploit
Carlsen vs Anand, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 77 moves, 1-0

13Iso Spanish Morphy Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid(C95)0-1 30..ed4!
E Hermansson vs Sasikiran, 2005 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 74 moves, 0-1

14Iso KID Orthodox Modern System (E97) 0-1 Q Sac, connected P's
V Malakhov vs V Zvjaginsev, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

15Iso Veresov Attack. 2Knts System (D01) 0-1 White is hogtied!
R Reynolds vs Nunn, 1987 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

16Iso 36.Qe5! threatens a double attack Black can't counter
Rublevsky vs Dreev, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

17Iso French Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 1-0 Morphy-like K hunt
Blackburne vs Thomson, 1885  
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

18Iso 18.f5! creates a lot of isolated pawn targets
Panno vs Polugaevsky, 1973 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

19Iso 29...Bxe4! sets up 30...Qxe4! touching off Black's entry
Bakhmatov vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 38 moves, 0-1

20Iso K's English. Two Knights' Var Keres Var (A23) 0-1 IQP
Laaman vs Keres, 1935 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

21Iso Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical(D32) 0-1 Black keeps coming
Maroczy vs Lasker, 1899 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

22Iso Alekhine Def Modern ML (B05) 1-0 Tactical Mutual Isolanis
N Coenen vs G Burgess, 2002 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 30 moves, 1-0

23Iso French Def Tarrasch Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Almost equal
S Kindermann vs W Schmidt, 1984
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

24Iso Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Sac to open the center files
Opocensky vs Alekhine, 1942 
(A53) Old Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

25I Understanding Pawn Play by GM Marovic, Ch. 2, p. 49
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

IQP space advantage gives White a 5(!)-piece mating attack
Botvinnik vs M Yudovich Sr., 1933 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Capablanca's Best Chess Endings by Chernev; W K reaches IQP 1st
Capablanca vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 58 moves, 1-0

Initiative against IQP counts in R+N endgames
Karjakin vs Anand, 2016 
(A06) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Carlsbad Variation (D34) 1-0 Game9
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 1-0 Tactical; Smart EG
Alekhine vs Yates, 1910 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

An amazing row of attacking moves by the young Francisco Vallej
Svidler vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Remarkable bait and switch with W's N, B and Kside pawns
Velicka vs Jansa, 1997 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Nicolas Rossolimo (1910-1975)
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo (B30) 1-0 Wild, Wild Horses
Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 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 Najdorf (B98) 0-1 Who arrives first? The Q sac does!
Jansa vs Smejkal, 1969 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Slam ahead to the King!
S Smagin vs S Salov, 1984 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen Delayed Keres Attk(B90) 1-0 Centralized K
Ponomariov vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Overworked Pawn
Rozentalis vs B Barth Sahl, 1988 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Lost tempos lose
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 30: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs B Kostic, 1922 
(B40) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Q sac, connected passers
Anand vs Radjabov, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

French vs King's Indian Attack (B40)1-0 Backward f-pawn problem
S Kindermann vs Short, 1987 
(B40) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

1910 World Chess Championship: Game 7, Schlechter leads 4-3
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B57) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Chaotic Insanity
Morozevich vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

Two queens under fire, why attack a rook? 27.h5!!
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Dizzy Sacrifices
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Brave Ns, Connected Ps
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Black failed to undoubled his pawns
L Dominguez vs Radjabov, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 12 straight pawn moves!
F Amonatov vs A Timofeev, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Another P on the 6th space advantage
Caruana vs Topalov, 2014 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian/French (B40) 1-0 Obstruction from mating square
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1966 
(B40) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen Classical 6.Be2 7.Be3 (B83) 0-1Castle op
Efimenko vs A Galkin, 2004
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack (B87) 1-0 Overworked P deflection
A Volokitin vs Carlsen, 2004 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange (B40) 0-1 En passant pitfall
S Bjornsson vs Nunn, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B49) 0-1 Saved by pin & passer
E Paoli vs Ulf Andersson, 1973 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 1-0 His Tal-ons
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange. Spassky Var(D87) 0-1Gone with the Wind
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

Colle System (D05) 0-1 14.h3? gives the initiative to Black
Riumin vs A Poliak, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Alekhine Def (D22) 0-1 2 connected Ps
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

QP Zukertort Var vs Lasker's NY System (D02) 1-0 Exciting game
Gunsberg vs Winawer, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

QGD Queen's Knight Variation (D31) 1-0 Nice Lolli's Mate
Spielmann vs Gruenfeld, 1929 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

QGA Alekhine Defense (D22) 0-1 Black has a passer
Joel Benjamin vs I Golyak, 1980 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

QGA Alekhine System ML (D29) 1-0 2 Qs beat disconnected Rs
Kiril D Georgiev vs Dlugy, 1983 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

An underpromotion+ saves the draw in a basic R vs P ending
A Evdokimov vs Sveshnikov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 h6 weakens 0-0 position
Pillsbury vs Winawer, 1896 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Chigorin Def. (D07) 0-1 Open lines, connected Rs penetrate
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

QGD Exchange. Saemisch Var (D35) 0-1 Weak squares in pawn chain
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1924 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Drop a pawn, drop the game
Showalter vs Lasker, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

QP: Catalan/Veresov Attack (D00) 0-1 Who's got who?
Tinsley vs Lasker, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

QP Game: Krause Var (D02) 1-0 Manuevering w/1 extra pawn
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 75 moves, 1-0

Notes by R. Teichmann; direct attack on K & pressure on IQP
Lasker vs Janowski, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def (D37) 0-1 Q Trap
Kramnik vs E Ubilava, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

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

French, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (D30) 1-0 Back rank weakness
C Nakamura vs A Caoili, 1998 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

QGA Old Var (D20) 1/2-1/2 Rook Endgame, self-stalemate
Marshall vs Duras, 1912 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

First Brilliancy Prize at Cambridge Springs 1904
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1904 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav, Chameleon Variation (D15) 1/2-1/2 A passer for an h-pawn?
Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Pillsbury Attack (D55) 1-0 Time enough for connected Ps?
Pillsbury vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Fine says it's the FIRST great immortal game of chess
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Tripled Pawns Win
J Turn vs K Makarczyk, 1936
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

Pawn storm committment to the very end.
Igor Ivanov vs V Zaltsman, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

EG: sacrifice material for
I Sokolov vs Caruana, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

Interesting pawn play w/immunity in the endgame
Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2014 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 66 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

QGD Cambridge Springs Var (D52) 0-1 Thank you Ulhumbrus!
F Alexander vs G A Thomas, 1919 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

QGD Gunsberg Def (D21) 0-1 Classic K & P EG
E Cohn vs Rubinstein, 1909 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

QGD Three Knights Var (D37) 1-0 Q sac leads to mate
A Kogan vs W Arencibia, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QP Levitsky Attack. Euwe Var (D00) 1-0 White Minority Attack
Kamsky vs S Erenburg, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Lasker Defense (D53) 1-0 Marshall makes it look EZ
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Torre Attack (D03) 0-1 Messy, very messy
Alekhine vs B Malmgren, 1914 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 25 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Zukertort Variation (D02) 0-1Pawnslaught
F J Lee vs H Shoosmith, 1904 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Winning Chess Brilliancies by Seirawan - Game 5
Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 Isolated P couple
Razuvaev vs I Farago, 1979 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik "100 Selected Games"; Winning w/the IQP
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Albin Countergambit (D08) Keres mates w/a pawn
A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz. Center Var (C45) 1-0 A+Promo combo!!
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Capablanca(D43) 1-0Beautiful, forcing
Carlos Torre vs M A Schapiro, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Steinitz promotes another win (9-5) one to go
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886  
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Albin CG: Raging battle of passers; X-Ray defense saves the day
Tarrasch vs Tartakower, 1920 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

The game that broke Fischer's 20 game win streak
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1971 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

The Strategical Points: Weak Squares in the Pawn Chain
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1921 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1/2-1/2 Lively
Anand vs Karjakin, 2012 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Blumenfeld D49) 0-1 Failed Q sac & P dash
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

Video link: a wonderful demo of how to play against the IQP
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Underpromotion+
Svidler vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Pillsbury Var (D63) 1-0 Stunning move, indeed
Maroczy vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Chigorin Def. Exchange, Costa's Line (D07) 0-1 Win w/doubled Ps
D Rogozenco vs Morozevich, 2000 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech Var. Classical System (D19) 1-0 Decoy P sacs
Kasparov vs Anand, 1993 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 65 moves, 1-0

"The Namesake Game" is certainly worthy of that!
J Mason vs Steinitz, 1883 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Scintillating immune pawn+
Maroczy vs M Romi, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack Variation (C22) 1-0 Pawn fork
S Buecker vs G Mueller, 2000
(C22) Center Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 The Great Swindle
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: General (C20) 1-0 Fine positional chess
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1856 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 P levers, like clockwork
S Yusuphanova vs V Samanic, 2010
(C25) Vienna, 39 moves, 1-0

4Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Sick pawn game
G Minchev vs N Dobrev, 1990 
(C46) Three Knights, 59 moves, 1-0

It is worth a pawn to get a rook on the seventh rank
G Hammond vs Morphy, 1857 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 0-1

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 saysTGF
R Hardarson vs G Livshits, 2001 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 43 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 White can produce a passer on both sides
Averbakh vs I Nei, 1963 
(C25) Vienna, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Accumulation principles
Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Alekhine Var (C68) 0-1 Classic R endgame
H K Mattison vs Rubinstein, 1929 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy, Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1Close only counts in...
Lasker vs Loman, 1903 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Pawn advances & pins
Shirov vs Flear, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Closed (C88) 0-1 Classic Rook EG annotated by Lasker
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 0-1

Four queens; Black pulls off the perpetual check draw
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 146 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grob playing Grob's Opening, 1-0 in 14 moves!
Grob vs NN, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 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

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 (A00) 1-0 Plenty of counterplay, passers
Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 77 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Immediate heat on W king
Enschede vs Zutphen, 1850 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van Geet (Dunst), Novosibirsk Var (A00) 0-1 5 passers oughta do
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs 3 Ps Def. (A07) 0-1 Ns off, P roller
Sajtar vs Kavalek, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Center Pawns in the Endgame
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. K's Knt(A09) 1-0 Pg6 jam sets up K walk
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen, Ringelbach Gambit (A01) 1-0 Creating connected Ps
M Jadoul vs H Froeyman, 1999 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 61 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack Classical Var (A01) 1-0 Kside attack, R EG
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 78 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A01) 0-1Develop last N before pawns expand
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

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, Hobbs Gambit (A02) 1/2-1/2 White survives IQP passer
S Buecker vs T Vogler, 1997 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Leningrad Bird (A02) 1-0 Create a-file passer
V Beim vs Darcy Lima, 1990 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening/Double Dutch (A02) 1-0 Promotion mate!
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 The B is immune
B Kolvig vs V J Hansen, 1960
(A03) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

8 Pawns on the 4th Rank beats the computer
B Alterman vs Deep Fritz, 2000 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 87 moves, 1-0

"The Pearl of Poznan"; Bird Opening, sacs for passers
Tylkowski vs A Wojciechowski, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Leningrad (A04) 0-1 Counter attack win
J Cooper vs Kotronias, 1988 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 1-0 Kside smash
R Brien vs F G Janssens, 1854 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Battle Chess ~ Petrosian's Perfect Pawn Play
Benko vs Petrosian, 1959 
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

The g-pawn that provides mate threats on g5, g6, g7, f8!
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

KIA Symmetrical (A05) 1-0 A knight to remember...underpromotion
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2012 
(A05) Reti Opening, 80 moves, 1-0

Beat the Barcza System - no e4 (A06) 0-1 Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

KIA vs. NY System (A07) 1-0 BF gains time w/pawn thrusts
Fischer vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

KIA / Double Fianchetto (A07) 1-0 P grabbin' penalized
T Hillarp Persson vs Khenkin, 2006
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

KIA vs copycat KID (A07) 1-0 W Rook penetrates, eats pawns
Fischer vs Popovych, 1956 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 52 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: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Minority Attack
Benko vs Taimanov, 1960 
(A13) English, 40 moves, 1-0

King & knight win vs. king & passed a-pawn
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

King's English. 2 Knights' Keres Var (A23) 1-0 b-pawn giveaway
Botvinnik vs A Alexeev, 1968 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

King's English. 4 Knts Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 Block backward pawn
Smyslov vs Romanishin, 1979 
(A28) English, 33 moves, 0-1

How to use an isolated d pawn, by G. Kasparov
Kasparov vs N Faulks, 2003 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 40 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 B Underpromo
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

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

Creepy Crawly 5 pawns on the 6th; W had no advantage until pin
N Schouten vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Woozle (A43) 1-0 Opposite B's EG don't always draw
J Boehm vs S Buecker, 1981 
(A43) Old Benoni, 49 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni (A43) 1-0 N sac breakthru in closed position
Kasparov vs E Torre, 1980 
(A43) Old Benoni, 57 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

Benoni-Indian Defense (A43)1-0 Bold sacrifices to advance pawns
Khalifman vs Ermenkov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 1-0

Veresov vs NY System (A45) 1-0 Fatal un-doubling of pawns
Speelman vs G H Bennett, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game 3...c5 vs Veresov (A45) 0-1 Secure file, underpromo
Z Mestrovic vs Gligoric, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky; Classical Def. Big Center (A45) 1-0 Take your pick
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Torre, Classical Def. (A46) 0-1Underpromotion avoids stalemate
J Garcia Padron vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Deflection & promotion inevitable
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46) 0-1 Gueridon Mate in 2
Nenarokov vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 1-0 Shove pawns
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Ljubojevic, 1987 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Spearheads, Q sac
J Cukierman vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Punishing power pawn sacs preview pithy pishogue
Dus Chotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

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

"The Immortal Games of Capablanca" by Reinfeld
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1924 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: General (A53) 0-1 Outside passer is forcing
B Kolvig vs Petrosian, 1960 
(A53) Old Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Old Indian (A53) 1/2-1/2 Pawn thrusts give this game character!
Tartakower vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1909 
(A53) Old Indian, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights Var (A54) 1-0 g-file battle
Alekhine vs NN, 1918 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 49 moves, 1-0

Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the ChessMasters
O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

Benoni, Vulture Defense (A56) 1-0 Opposite sides Passers
A Foulds vs B de Cat, 2001 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Benoni, 4 Pawns, Dynamic Attack (A56) 0-1 Pins, Pawn lever
Opocensky vs Hromadka, 1942
(A56) Benoni Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 1-0 R sacs, Centralize, Connected Ps
Spassky vs Ghitescu, 1967 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 White steamrolls up the board
H Enevoldsen vs R Beyen, 1958 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Damaging your *own* pawn structure, for a reason
Gheorghiu vs Beliavsky, 1982 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 47 moves, 0-1

Benoni, Knight's Tour (A61) 0-1 Black gives lesson in pawn play
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(A61) Benoni, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 33: Move by Move - Korchnoi (Lakdawala)
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Positional pawn sacrifice~quite a feat to beat the Tal of 1960!
J Penrose vs Tal, 1960 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 39 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Occupy weak squares
A Howell Williams vs A Kosten, 1982
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 24 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def Classical Var. Czerniak Def (A79) 1-0 open g-file
Petrosian vs L Schmid, 1961 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Semi-Leningrad Var (A81) 0-1 Dbl P sacs, Deflection
P Shaw vs J Fathallah, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Staunton G. Tartakower Var (A82) 0-1 Connected passers
Alekhine vs R McBride, 1932 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 56 moves, 0-1

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Balogh Def (A82) 1-0 Sacrificial attack
Euwe vs Weenink, 1923 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

What a mating combo. From discoveries to underpromtion...
R Fontaine vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

How to use passers
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French (C00) 0-1 Shock sacrifices; Can't stop passer
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French vs KIA/Reversed Philidor (C00) 1-0 Heavy pieces action
Capablanca vs J Grommer, 1913 
(C00) French Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Blockading pawns/occupying center with pieces
Nimzowitsch vs Salwe, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

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

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne (C10) 1/2- Early pressure...stalemate
Nunn vs Korchnoi, 1990
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 22.g4! game changer
Euwe vs E Eliskases, 1947 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

Double N underpromotion 57.g8=N / 79.c8=N+
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Exchange Var (C12) 1-0 Simplify, K&P EG
Capablanca vs W P Shipley, 1924 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 34 moves, 1-0

Excellent use of space, batteries, pins, and double check
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0 Weirdo play
Kosteniuk vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(C15) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

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

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. Advance (C16) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1995  
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 Central pawn storm, R pins Q
Fischer vs R Hoppe, 1964 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Alekhine's GUN
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 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. Classical Var (C18) 1/2-1/2 N&P EG
C Horvath vs Uhlmann, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

(C18) French, Winawer Adv, 43 moves, 1-0 Pin Robber & Discover
Shabalov vs I Ibragimov, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 43 moves, 1-0

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

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 in 23 moves
F Libiszewski vs Rozentalis, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 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

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

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 0-1 Pawn roller
Short vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen / Hungarian (C25) 1-0 Underpromotion+
J Mieses vs B Richter, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 76 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern, Cntr Attack (C43) 1-0 Bad black P structu
Gurgenidze vs G Borisenko, 1971
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Black sacrificed Knight, Rook & Queen for a stalemate
S Boyd vs T Glimbrant, 1992 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Latvian G. /Giuoco Pianissimo. Lucchini Gambit(C50) 0-1 P mate
M General vs Dubois, 1850 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

1866: Steinitz finally defeated Anderssen
Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 44 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 a-pawn runs
W Pollock vs A Guest, 1887 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 51 moves, 0-1

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

Tartakower and Dumont 500 Master Games of Chess
Bledow vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo (C54) 0-1 A painful pawn push pulls his teeth
G Von Schenk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def (C65) 1-0Double R sacs and more still wins!
L Hazai vs L Karsa, 1976 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Wall Defense (C67) 1-0 Rule of thumb fails here
Stellwagen vs Khenkin, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange Var. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 P fork backfires
Piotrowski vs J Sokolow, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

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

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, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Surprise end
M Lange vs G Schultz, 1863 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 48 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var(C77) 0-1Black sacs 3Qs!
V Gunina vs S Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Martinez (C78) 1-0 A pawn on the 6th problem
Carlsen vs Topalov, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 32 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

A Queen ? or a Knight with Check ?
Cherepkov vs Bronstein, 1961 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 0-1 P wedge mating net
S Tears vs G Flum, 1965 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 Giveaway to mate
Nimzowitsch vs NN, 1896 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

One of my favourites: Spielmann with the pawn sac on move 4!
Spielmann vs S Landau, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Center Counter 3...Qa5 Trap fighting for c7
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

St. George Def (B00) 0-1 Bizarre. Both sides sac Qs to promote.
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Pawn chain is a tough nut to crack
Capablanca vs W E Allnutt, 1911 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Chernev's TMIGOCEP - Passed pawn lecture by Fischer
Fischer vs Berliner, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Q deflects Q, B pins N = 2 less
Tal vs W R Chandler, 1974 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. transposes to Hippo (B00) 1-0 aesthetic or pathetic?
Ivanchuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 1-0 Pawn roller
Nunn vs C Crouch, 1993 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Q sac upon overworked pawn
Eigil Pedersen vs H Keller, 1952
(B07) Pirc, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Austrian: Instructive attack on a fianchettoed position!
Y Dembo vs G Mammadova, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Diemer begins with 17 straight pawn moves
E J Diemer vs T Heiling, 1984 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 Promotions overwhelm
C Duncan vs T Gavriel, 1993 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern/Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Nxg4 Sac begins break through
A Butnorius vs Tal, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Lion/Philidor (Not a Pirc) Defense (B07) 0-1 Black has passers
Q Seijp V/d vs T Kett, 2014 
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense (B07) 1/2-1/2 Even battle throughout
S Aslanov vs Valery Sviridov, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Geller/ Czech / Robatsch (B10) 0-1Superior B pair; zugzwang
D Keller vs Petrosian, 1961 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 59 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Opposite color Bs EG
R Hess vs K Odeh, 2009 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 48 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance (B12) 1-0 Tactical promotion
Rublevsky vs I Hera, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

C-K: Creating Connected Passers in blindfold simul
Koltanowski vs NN, 1937 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 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

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

A perfect clone of another played fifteen years before
NN vs Carlos Torre, 1928 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 0-1

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

"Chess Genius Karpov" - Victor Baturinsky
Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3. Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 d-bone
Koltanowski vs NN, 1955 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B18) 0-1 Instructive R EG
Morozevich vs Granda Zuniga, 1996 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 72 moves, 0-1

07) Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 0-1 connected pawn is a passer
R Lagunow vs V Zvjaginsev, 2015
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 1-0 Remove Guard, Underpromotion+, Skewer
R Roehll vs D Funston, 1979 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Sm-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Overworked, Passed
G Salimbeni vs M J R White, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin (B22) Mini: Line opening w/a pawn capture discovery
N Zambor vs K Biro, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B25) 1-0 Overworked back rank defender
R Hess vs Robson, 2007
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Promotion at any cost
R Hess vs P Dukaczewski, 2012
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 0-1 Dbl Dbld pawns
Bogoljubov vs Diemer / Toth, 1948 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 0-1 Overworked Pawn
N Kabanov vs P Skatchkov, 2013
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

A knight on the 6th aids/harrasses heavy pieces, wins the EG
Anderssen vs Paulsen, 1873 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 0-1 Zugzwang Ending
Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 51 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 En prise MADNESS
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Deflection 31.b4!
McShane vs Lahno, 2004 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 0-1Passer alters outcome
M Delgado Crespo vs V Bashkite, 2008
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. B+ line (C42) 1-0 Six Ps on 4th
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason (C42) 0-1 P tactics alert
V Lizel vs Alapin, 1879
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Victory March!
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06) 1-0 Instructive R EG
Ribli vs Karpov, 1980 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 55 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 Black has a bad kNight
Kasparov vs G Masternak, 1993
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Def. Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0 Fork & pin - EZ win
Uhlmann vs B Andersen, 1964 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Anand objetuje dámu za vez a passed pawn
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

QID: Spassky System (E14) 1-0 IQP, Bxh7 & Rook lift
L Christiansen vs J B Campos-Moreno, 1980 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Var Intermezzo (E15) 1-0 Best game 2006
Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Var Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Promo race
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian, Kmoch Var (E20) 0-1 Passer's fork not fast enough
Nakamura vs Radjabov, 2014 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

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

(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 41 moves, 0-1 Pin, Passer,
Jakovenko vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Black shows courage
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2006 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 55 moves, 0-1

"Pawn Power in Chess" by Hans Kmoch
Euwe vs Pirc, 1949 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 46 moves, 1-0

Enders allows White two Qs in middlegame and wins.
W Schmidt vs P Enders, 1981  
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Noa Var (E34) 0-1Found in Logical Chess by Chernev
K Havasi vs Capablanca, 1929 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E40) 1-0 Brilliant advance of passer
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

NID Normal Bernstein Def Except Gligoric System (E53) 1-0 IQP
Browne vs Ljubojevic, 1978 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 23 moves, 1-0

KID Immediate Fnchtto (E60) 1-0 W just climbs aboard, takes off
Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1Restrictive P wedge f3
A Hoffman vs Nakamura, 1999 
(E61) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 passed f-pawn march
Euwe vs K Skold, 1950 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 32 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug! and 2 perplexing N sacs.
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

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

King's Indian Def: Kramer Var(E70) 1-0 Sac another and another
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80) 1-0 The Dutch Evergreen
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

five pawn chain vs five pawn chain-queen is victim
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Z Kiss, 1980 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 36 moves, 1-0

So, what about the underpromotion on move 40?
Wang Yue vs I Cheparinov, 2007 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 54 moves, 0-1

"Who Let the Pawns Out?" Kasparov's days are numbered
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Positional Def. Closed (E95) 0-1 Overworked pawn
B Jonsson vs Lombardy, 1984
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 49 moves, 0-1

Rocking the Ramparts - Guide to Attacking Chess
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 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

Understanding Pawn Play in Chess by D. Marovic
Najdorf vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 48 moves, 0-1

Morphy said: "I want to play with the young NAPOLEON ...!"
Morphy vs Napoleao dos Santos, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 34 moves, 1-0

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Blackburne vs G MacDonnell, 1876  
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

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