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Slavs more SLAVS, Semi-Slavs, the whole Sha-bang
Compiled by fredthebear
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It's all in the recipe. A bit bland for my taste, but there's many ways to go about it.

Thank you ISeth, Latentdanger, Hesam7.

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

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

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Boden's Mate
Koltanowski vs Webb, 1941 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Notes by Alekhine
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Slav Exchange. Schallopp Var (D12) 1-0 3...Bf5 transposes QGD
Koltanowski vs A G Conde, 1936 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav, Exchange. Schallopp Variation (D12) 1-0 c-file threats
Kmoch vs G Nagy, 1926 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 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

Slav Def. Exchange Variation (D13) 0-1 Spearhead piles on pin
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1922 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

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

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

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 0-1 Q Intermezzo
S Vesselovsky vs D Kudischewitsch, 1969 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 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

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Arabian Mate Awaits
D Fridman vs Lenderman, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

This is game #4638 in Laszlo Polgar's Chess brick
S Nadel vs I Margulis, 1932 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech Variation. Krause Attack (D17) 1-0 Q trap
Karpov vs P Houtsonen, 1989 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 13 moves, 1-0

QG Accepted: Slav Gambit (D21) 1-0 Trouble on the long diagonal
Blackburne vs M Fleissig, 1873 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 8 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

Semi-Slav, Accelerated Move Order (D31) 1-0Remove the defender
Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated Move Order (D31) 0-1 Bird was 66 yrs
Steinitz vs Bird, 1895 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 0-1

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

If you do not protect h5 then a Stonewall becomes a Sand-wall.
G Pfeiffer vs Batlouni, 1960 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

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

Black opens the e-file and the diagonal to own uncastled king
B Gruber vs M Radojcic, 1947 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

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 Baltic Defense. Pseudo-Slav (D02) 0-1 Fascinating Dbl R sac
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-By the skin of his teeth
Alatortsev vs Kholmov, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav w/QXQ. Pawn reminders. Tied to the promotion square.
E Schiller vs M Erdogdu, 2003
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Game 409: 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Pillsbury vs Gunsberg, 1895 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

This game certainly deserved the brilliancy prize!
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Winawer CG (D10) 1-0 Interesting EG sitting sac gets Ps
R P Michell vs Przepiorka, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 0-1Black Q bully moves 11 of 13, often check
H Melkumyan vs W So, 2010 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Winawer Countergambit (D10) 1-0 10 year anniversary
A Artidiello vs D Freeman, 2001 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize Winner at the 1992 Manila Olympiad
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav, Winawer Countergambit (D10) 1-0 Caught on B hwy
Beliavsky vs Gelfand, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Winawer CG (D10) 0-1 Zugzwang breaks White's back
Karpov vs Bareev, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 0-1

Slav Gambit. Alekhine Attack (D10) 1-0 Queenless MG
Karpov vs Salov, 1993
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 W is the aggressor after dbl Q sacs
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1991 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Aronian Art
Aronian vs A Volokitin, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov`s Selected Games
Mamedyarov vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Slav Gambit. Alekhine Attack (D10) 1-0 Push the P
Gelfand vs Huzman, 2000 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 Long Kside attack by unstoppable Q
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 Wife beater
S Atalik vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2006 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 Get the Q in close
Kramnik vs Van Wely, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11)1-0 Rook X-Ray+ on 7th is next
Ivanchuk vs Van Wely, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11) 1-0 Combo platter!
Bologan vs Movsesian, 2005 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 133-137
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z28pPn6XTPg
A Giri vs Aronian, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

The losing move appears to be 37...h6?
Topalov vs V Gashimov, 2010 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Blunders
Kasparov vs E Torre, 1987 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Yasser combo ends game
Seirawan vs B Kogan, 1986 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Very nice infiltration
I Yagupov vs D Belenkaya, 2012
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1/2-1/2 FIDE Arbiter
Z Rahman vs C Natarajan, 2006
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Breyer Variation (D11) 0-1 Harsh words
Nakamura vs Caruana, 2014 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 67 moves, 0-1

GK described as a "monster with a thousand eyes who sees all"
Miles vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 69 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 0-1 Forcing moves from 33...Rd3
Bacrot vs Topalov, 2006 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense (D11) 1-0 A real game (trap exists in annotations)
Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Mating Deflection
Dreev vs I Galic, 2008 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Modern (D11) 1/2-1/2 Sacrifices to avoid defeat!
M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Transposes to QGD
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 65 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1/2-1/2 B&N forced mate blunder
A Ushenina vs O Girya, 2013 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 126 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def. Exchange (D10) 1/2-1/2 Blindfold swindle stalemate
Aronian vs Gelfand, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Too Pawn happy
Mamedyarov vs A Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Modern (D11) 1-0 Nxf7 decoy arranges B pin!
Bacrot vs T Dao, 2001 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Caruana gives masterful display of the virtues of the D11 Slav
M Pavlovic vs Caruana, 2008 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Deflected
C Milton vs C Lakdawala, 2004
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Slav: Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0Black couldn't finalize
Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2011 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation. Pin Def (D12) 1-0 Karpov still has it.
Karpov vs Ponomariov, 2008 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D13) 1/2-1/2
Mecking vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2009
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Exchange (D13) 1/2-1/2 Older vs younger brother
B Lasker vs Lasker, 1890 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nice open file battery; the pin on the 8th "supports" the 7th
K Frey Beckman vs T Sammalvuo, 2001 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0 Remove the guard, N fork
J W Collins vs J N Cotter, 1957
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav, Exchange. Symmetrical Line (D14)1-0 Junior Game
Keene vs D H Smith, 1964
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Exchange. Symmetrical (D14) 0-1 Influential game
Kan vs Lasker, 1935 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 50 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense (D15) 1-0 B-R-N sac and offer the 2nd rook!
Aronian vs V Popov, 2005 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 35: Move by Move - Carlsen (Cyrus Lakdawala)
Carlsen vs Kamsky, 2013 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Slav, Chameleon Variation (D15) 1/2-1/2 Rooks gone wild...
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Suchting Variation (D15) 1-0 Classic Rook EG
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1911 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 76 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 1-0
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1993 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Attack against fianchetto structure
Carlsen vs V Malakhov, 2005 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 1-0 2 computers draw
Jonny vs Komodo, 2015 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 158 moves, 1-0

Kamsky missed the win
Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var. Advance System (D15) 0-1 Amazing
Ivanchuk vs Bacrot, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Active Rook
Zhou Weiqi vs Kamsky, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D15) 0-1 Flagged in blitz?
Gelfand vs Anand, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav, Quiet Variation (D15) 0-1 Black gets away w/crooked pawns
Karpov vs Morozevich, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 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

The Art of Attack by Vladimir Vukovic
Euwe vs Flohr, 1939 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav, Chameleon Advance System (D15) 1-0 A smashing finish
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Def Chameleon Advance System (D15) 0-1 Two hogs on the 2nd
Beliavsky vs Acs, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Slav, Alekhine Var (D15)Kamikazee the LPDO, then collect hanger
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1918 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Slav, Alekhine Var(D15) Heavy pieces in action w/pawn thrusts
Reti vs Lasker, 1923 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

Slav Chameleon Advance System (D15) 1-0 Distant passed pawn win
Mamedyarov vs Bacrot, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 73 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights (D15) 0-1 Notes by Drazen Marovic
Janowski vs Capablanca, 1916  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

Kasparov's brilliant Black Slav win from the 2002 Bled Olympiad
Sasikiran vs Kasparov, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 1-0Weak squares in pawn chain
Geller vs Unzicker, 1952 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 1-0 GK was impressed
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1951 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

World Blitz Championship (2009) Slav Def.: Chameleon (D15) 0-1
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 63 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Alekhine Var (D15) 1-0 OCB ending could've drawn
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1916 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 83 moves, 1-0

Remarkable Forced Stalemate Between Two Computers
Shredder vs Gull, 2013 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Alapin Variation (D16) 0-1 Pseudo Epaulettes Mate
Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Variation (D16) 1-0 2 En prise
Miles vs E Preissmann, 1976 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 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

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1-0 Outnumbered on f6
Van Wely vs Kramnik, 2005 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Alapin Var (D16) 1-0 Weak squares
Boleslavsky vs Smyslov, 1950 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17) 0-1 Arabian Mate
P Cramling vs Hector, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

Counter attack knocks Przepiorka out of 1st place
Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Same as Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928
C Staldi vs I Pleci, 1937 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 0-1 Q sac leads to mate
G Milos vs P Carlsson, 2012 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Pawn chains are made to be broken
Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 21, Match tied 7-7 (10 1/2-10 1/2)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 1-0 Detailed notes by Euwe
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937  
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech Var. Krause Attack (D17) 0-1 Remove the guard
R Janssen vs I Sokolov, 2002 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech Variation. Bled Attack (D17) 1-0 Rob the pin
Carlsen vs Z Andriasian, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Krause Attack (D17) 0-1 Qside rumble
Radjabov vs Kramnik, 2007 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Slav Czech. Wiesbaden Sharp line (D17) 1/2-1/2
Kramnik vs Lautier, 1994
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def. Czech. Krause Attack (D17) 1/2-1/2 Live commentary
Grischuk vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def. Czech. Carlsbad Var(D17) 1-0Outside passer to promote
Aronian vs I Sokolov, 2006 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Bled Attack (D17) 1-0 Gruesome pin
Bacrot vs Bareev, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 1-0 Heavy Punches
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1996 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Slav, Czech Var. Classical System ML (D19) 1-0 Perpetual adds R
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1984 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech. Classical (D19) 0-1 White queens, Black wins
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 63 moves, 0-1

Slav Czech. Classical Main Line (D19) 1-0 Rob the pin
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 86 moves, 1-0

Slav, Czech. Classical System Main Line (D19) 1-0 Q trap
S Knott vs D M Adams, 2004 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Slav, Czech Classical System Main Line (D19) 1-0Chess blindness
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19) 1-0 P trampling, B sac
Kasparov vs Bareev, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 35 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

2007 Game Of The Year according to IM Max Notkin's jury
Aronian vs Anand, 2007 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 48 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 This is a serious knight bully!
Botvinnik vs P Sharov, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 Salo floors Salo
Flohr vs S Landau, 1930 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30) 1-0 Knights on the go
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1913 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Def., Quiet Variation / Stonewall (D30) 1-0 R on 7th
Euwe vs J Mieses, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30) 1-0 Not Quiet
R Slobodjan vs R Prasca Sosa, 2004 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Noteboom Variation (D31) 1/2-1/2
A H T dos Santos Fier vs Mecking, 2009
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit. Forgotten Var (D31) 1-0
Yermolinsky vs Y Shulman, 2008
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Noteboom (D31) 1-0 Deflection, weak back rank
Y Shulman vs I Schneider, 2006 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Alexey Dreev: My One Hundred Best Games
Dreev vs Sveshnikov, 1998 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Battle Chess ~ Innocuous Queen Sacrifice
Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1932 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated (D31) 1-0 5 consecutive checks
A Ebralidze vs T Lubienski, 1949 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Bishop ending
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Centralized attack
Steinitz vs G Marco, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit. ML (D31) 1-0 Pins galore
A Maksimenko vs M Krasenkow, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

10th best game of 2009
Carlsen vs Topalov, 2009 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1-0 Most impressive initiative, N-R-B sac
Geller vs Novotelnov, 1951 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Four straight pawn captures sac the rooks for Q perpetual
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav, Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) 1-0 Nxf7 sac gets to king
Carlsen vs A Groenn, 2005 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1-0 Black pays for leaving pawns on board
T Hillarp Persson vs T Thomsen, 1997 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 The more active Rook wins
W Ward vs Teichmann, 1900
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) 0-1 Relocate Q!
J Oms Pallisse vs O Korneev, 2001
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 This pawn or that one?
V Puri vs Ivanchuk, 1987 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1-0 Crummy Black pawn structure
G Timoshenko vs J Persson, 1997
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 1-0 W pawns and minors surge ahead
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 1/2-1/2
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1934 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 Home invasion
Korchnoi vs Petrosian, 1971 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 1-0 youtube link for annotations
Kramnik vs Shirov, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 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

Semi-Slav Botvinnik System (D44)1-0 Sac for advanced pawn chain
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Black just riddles White's position and ends it with a fork
Denker vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 No more pawn shield
E Schiller vs Ronning, 1984 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Decoy, Remove Guard
Beliavsky vs Bacrot, 1999 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

Lots of second guessing w/uncommon mating position
H Lehmann vs K Junge, 1942 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Direct brilliant attack on king leads to won end game
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Kavalek analyzes this game in his chess column
Onischuk vs Shabalov, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Round 13: Grischuk 5 1/2, Anand 8 1/2
Grischuk vs Anand, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Wild one!
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

The 'Tal Problem' a topic of conversation; simply too complex
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 A pair of Qg7s
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 Double Attack
Kasparov vs Miles, 1986 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik System. Lilienthal Var (D44) 0-1 Flank
J Wendt vs R Vasquez Schroeder, 2005
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Pinned to mating sq
Aronian vs Caruana, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Road to the Championship - Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov vs Bronstein, 1950 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 55 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik (D44) 0-1 Bravo! 12 yr old simul win!
Kholmov vs Tal, 1949 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 Amazing game!
A Hollis vs F Baumbach, 1973 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav: Accelerated Meran (D45) 1-0 C resigned in closed pos
Kasparov vs X3D Fritz, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Discovery jolts Spearhead
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 15 moves, 0-1

Kasparov is only human after Huzman's 21. Rxd5!
Huzman vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

61 f5-f6!! a thunderous winning move overlooked by Carlsen(!)
Wang Yue vs Carlsen, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 67 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

Shabalov Attack (D45) works
Carlsen vs H A Gretarsson, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

"absence of evidence is not evidence of absence"
Reshevsky vs Shainswit, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

"A modern Evergreen"
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0
P Trifunovic vs D Djantar, 1959
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 A huge scalp for 14 yr old
W So vs S Sevian, 2015 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Cute promotion combo
Euwe vs Szabo, 1939
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 2 Hogs on the 8th
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation. Shabalov Attack (D45) 0-1
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

July 27: Black and White and Read All Over
Team White vs Team Black, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 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

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz (D45) 1-0 Lengthy minor pieces EG dance
Polugaevsky vs Pinter, 1987
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 83 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Rook sac breaks it open
V Chuchelov vs Shirov, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45) 1-0Bully Deflect
M Krasenkow vs Sveshnikov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 f2 falls
K Burger vs Kaidanov, 1993
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 Hanging piece
F Braga vs O Korneev, 2001
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Different Greek recipe
Browne vs Kaidanov, 1994
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1Gerrymandering for Pawns
O Yewdokimov vs Dreev, 1991
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Crossfire w/Bs, Q&N
Kaidanov vs S Shankland, 2011 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

Featured in GM Danny King's column in Schach, 64 February 2010
Gelfand vs Karjakin, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Death by half-open g-file
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1998 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Imprisoned Queen
G Zaichik vs Bronstein, 1980 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

31 Rf3xf7! destroys Black f7-pawn, leaving connected passers
Rubinstein vs C Lafora, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0Black counterattack left def
Akobian vs J Becerra Rivero, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

Another game from Shirov with a quick, explosive finish.
Shirov vs Fressinet, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 B pair rules
Caruana vs W So, 2010 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Published by the ACB in the January 1924 issue, p.5
Alekhine vs H Newt, 1923 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh7+ w/twist; remove guard
Reshevsky vs W Grigorieff, 1934 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Def (D46) 1-0 White wiggles off the hook!
Schlechter vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Deflection sets up JHB's #
Menchik vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Surprises, surprises. Queen sac
Kasparov vs Huebner, 1986 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 A favorite opening trap
Capablanca vs C Jaffe, 1910 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Double knight sacrifices start on f7, then the Q raises HELL
L Piazzini vs R Flores Alvarez, 1936 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 14: Move by Move - Petrosian (Engqvist)
Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 134: Guinness Book of Chess Grandmasters by W.R. Hartston
Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 65 moves, 0-1

Thanks to both l'Ami and Stellwagen for showing why Chess ROCKS
L'Ami vs Stellwagen, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Aronian just completely(!) outplays Grischuk in a QGD Semi-Slav
Aronian vs Grischuk, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Wade Variation (D47) 0-1
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Black squeezed out of play
V Mikhalevski vs K Miton, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Meran Variation (D47) 0-1 Q Decoy Sacrifice
Tolush vs Simagin, 1952 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Uncastled K loses
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation
Teichmann vs Rubinstein, 1923
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation
M Kazhgaleyev vs Anand, 2006 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Meran QGD with FOUR Queens on Baord
L Pliester vs Dreev, 1989 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Meran (D47) 0-1Crossfire, rob the pin, interference
Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

A blindfold masterpiece by Grischuk, trapping Svidler's queen!
Svidler vs Grischuk, 2010 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

King in the middle
Panno vs Larsen, 1971 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade Var Larsen Var (D47) 0-1Reposition Q
M Ezat vs O Korneev, 2003 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Lundin Var (D47) 1-0 Pick your ending
Botvinnik vs N Minev, 1954 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 91 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Lundin Var (D47) 1-0 Skewer
V Malakhatko vs K Nemcova, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

White grabs a pawn and Black turns the tables immediately
O Gavrilov vs S Solovjov, 2005 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran (D47) 1-0 Violent blunder
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Game 26: How to Crush Your Chess Opponents by Simon Williams
P K Wells vs Y Habu, 2005 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran (D47) 1-0 Sharp tactics
Petrosian vs Nezhmetdinov, 1959 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

It _should_ be named the Rubinstein Defense, not the Meran.
Gruenfeld vs Rubinstein, 1924 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation
H C Lewis vs J Hardinge, 1966
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 14 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation
S Lilienthal vs N Kristoffel, 1980
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 14 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Old Variation
R H Steinmeyer vs Bisguier, 1948
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 15 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Meran Variation (D48) 0-1 Really hungry King!
H Geiger vs W Wurm, 1930 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Pirc Var (D48) 1-0 Pesky kNights
Ragozin vs Pirc, 1935 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran (D48) 1-0 Weak back rank
Ed. Lasker vs Tartakower, 1924 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran (D48) 0-1Active play Qside, middle, Kside
B Hoenlinger vs Kashdan, 1930 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Capablanca demonstrating an almost perfect technique!
Capablanca vs Levenfish, 1935 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 26 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Blumenfeld (D49) 0-1 See youtube
M Kazhgaleyev vs Van Wely, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 47 moves, 0-1

1) Semi-Slav, Anti-Meran
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

3) Semi-Slav, Meran
Radjabov vs Shirov, 2003
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 51 moves, 0-1

4) Semi-Slav, Anti-Moscow
Kasparov vs Dreev, 2004 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

5) Semi-Slav, Anti-Moscow
Kramnik vs Anand, 1997 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

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

Semi-Slav, Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 Q sac and more
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45)1-0 R EG skewer if Rxh7
Carlsen vs Anand, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 77 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Smothered Mate
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Brutal encounter
Gelfand vs Shabalov, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Capablanca outlasts Lasker in Brilliacy prize game
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1924 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

1) Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Variation. Shabalov Attack (D45)
D Harika vs Nakamura, 2008 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

2) Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1
E Grivas vs Kramnik, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

3) Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1
J Banas vs Dreev, 1992
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 52 moves, 0-1

4) Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1
V Inkiov vs Yusupov, 1986
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

5) Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1
J Salomon vs M Roiz, 2014
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

6) Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1
F T Naes vs P Nikolic, 2003
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

7) Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Defense (D46) 0-1
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

8) Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Defense (D46) 0-1
A Speijer vs Saemisch, 1922
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Def (D46) 0-1 Pile on the pin
Lautier vs Anand, 1995 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 19 moves, 0-1

9) Semi-Slav Defense: Romih Variation (D46) 0-1
N Darsniek vs Tal, 1951 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

10) Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation (D47) 0-1
Bondarevsky vs Kotov, 1948 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

11) Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation (D47) 0-1
Hoang Thanh Trang vs Kosteniuk, 2001
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 58 moves, 0-1

12) Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation (D47) 1/2-1/2
S Dyachkov vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2009
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle's Chess Masterpieces by Fred Reinfeld
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated Meran Variation (D45) 0-1Passer
L Piazzini vs Euwe, 1937
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated Meran Variation (D45) 0-1
E Eliskases vs Euwe, 1935 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik considered the following to be his best game of the t
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948  
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

WC: Slav Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17) 1-0 "Execution"
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

This theoretical novelty, still never seriously played again!
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1938 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Slav Gambit. Alekhine Attack (D10) 1-0 Pin Carefully
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 97 in My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937  
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 1-0 Zugzwang
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 0-1 Mutual Pawn forks
J H Donner vs Euwe, 1943 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 0-1 Qside P majority
G Wood vs Euwe, 1946 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19) 0-1 Shrewd interference
Grob vs Euwe, 1947 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Exchange (D13) 1-0 f6 fork becomes keen W manuevers
Euwe vs S Landau, 1939
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19) 0-1 White overextends
V Castaldi vs Euwe, 1937 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Notes by AA
Lasker vs Euwe, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 0-1 Impressive realignment
Vidmar vs Euwe, 1936 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System (D19) 0-1 Picking off Pawns
Saemisch vs Euwe, 1937 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 46 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 0-1 Passer
W Winter vs Euwe, 1937 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

W.H. Cozens annotates in The Lost Olympiad Stockholm 1937
Stahlberg vs Euwe, 1937 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Alekhine Variation (D15) 0-1 White must yield
Noteboom vs Euwe, 1931 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Alekhine Variation (D15) 0-1 Qside bashing
K Havasi vs Euwe, 1924 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 0-1

J1
Karpov vs Hort, 1990
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

J2
Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1981 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 66 moves, 1-0

J3
Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1981
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

J4
Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1981
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

J5
C Lutz vs Bareev, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

J6
Razuvaev vs G Schwartzman, 1993
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 67 moves, 1-0

J7
Razuvaev vs V Tukmakov, 1993
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav, Czech Var. Classical System ML (D19) 0-1 breezy g-file
Ftacnik vs D H Campora, 1981 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD Q's Knight Variation (D31) 0-1 The Q took a forbidden pawn
J Brach Sr vs F Treybal, 1907 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 A witty trap - notes by Dr. Lasker
A Speijer vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 0-1

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Connected passers won't suffice
A Speijer vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1909 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Active vs inactive queen
Alapin vs S Von Freymann, 1912 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

QGD Janowski resembles Albin CG (D31) 0-1Arabian # on 3rd rank
Z Vecsey vs K Treybal, 1931
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 83 in Modern Chess Strategy III by Ludek Pachman
Bronstein vs Kotov, 1948 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Instructive endgame, demonstrating the power of an active rook.
Schlechter vs A Kaufmann, 1916 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

Three pawns on the 7th rank isn't the half of it.
D Birnbaum vs E Relange, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran (D47) 0-1 Hoppy N changes game
A Gavrilov vs B Grachev, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 37 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Black miscalcula
Nakamura vs M Muzychuk, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Decoy sac for pin
B Adhiban vs Dreev, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense 4...Bc5 (D10) 1-0 Unusual moves
Koltanowski vs Lean, 1927 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Best Game Prize winner, Chess Informant 116
Kramnik vs McShane, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Accepted (D44) Qk draw 1/2-1/2 Photo
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Modern Line / Dutch Stonewall (D11) 0-1 Timely N
Kasparov vs M Kreizberg, 1996 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 B sac offers become melee!
Ljubojevic vs A Giri, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

Slav a6 (D10) 0-1 Wang Yue: "the Kung Fu Panda of Chess"
Carlsen vs Wang Yue, 2009 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 64 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Daunting task
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Slav, Modern (D11) 0-1 MG Surprise -- zugzwang or unstoppable t
P Nikolic vs Ivanchuk, 2004 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 Backed into Zugzwang
D Kosic vs T Christensen, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 Two Ns on the rim are double dim
A Shaw vs D Ippolito, 2000 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh6 triggers Kside attack
S Smagin vs N Monin, 1986 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Exchange. Schallopp Var (D12) 1-0Trouble on light sqs
Alekhine vs R L Bornholz, 1929 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

A cute finish with all four rooks stuck on the last rank
M Szigeti vs Benko, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Meran. Blumenfeld Var (D49) 0-1 Find good squares
Kashdan vs I A Horowitz, 1946 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 45 moves, 0-1

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