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Some S-upermen of Yesteryear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Give Clark Kent a phone booth and watch what happens next.

This collection grew so large that World Champions Vassily Smyslov and Boris Spassky needed their own separate collection, and rightfully so. A couple of their games are kept in here.

Howard Staunton and Wilhelm Steinitz are over in the t_t players collection. They are joined by hypermodern stars Duncan Suttles and Kevin Spraggett. Some of their games remain in here, but most are over there.

Carl Schlechter was so classically good he's in a separate collection with Akiba Rubinstein. Both were gentlemen, and both were consider the best players in the world alongside Lasker.

Still yet, the 21st Century guys are playing in the next ballroom over, as the modern player plays rather often compared to the past greats. More recent games remain in here at the bottom.

Otherwise, there are a lot of players whose last names start with the letter "S"! For the record, this is a unisex club. Shirt and shoes required.

Game 189: Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

Ruy Lopez de Segura (1530-1580)
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin, QxQ decoy, N+ fork
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1575 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

The Original Legall's Mate (w/Disputed Facts)
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 1-0 Resembles Jerome Gambit
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Qe4 has no escape square
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

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

One of three English from 1843
Staunton vs Saint Amant, 1843 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Second of three English from 1843
Staunton vs Saint Amant, 1843 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

Impact of Genius: 500 years of Grandmaster Chess p. 30
Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Variation (A85) 1-0 Sudden Switch
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0

10.Ne5!! This game is a BLAST!!
Staunton vs NN, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1-0N sac, RxR+ deflects Black Q, then Qh2
Staunton vs Cunningham, 1856 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 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

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 LPDOs in the Shooting Gallery
G Salmon vs Djuro Szabo, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Var (B40) 1-0 Smothered Mate, good as it gets
A Saalbach vs H Pollmaecher, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 0-1 Clear the way!
Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C27) Vienna Game, 31 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Can opener
Steinitz vs NN, 1860 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 Pin, R sac, K chase
Steinitz vs Strauss, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Q sac, Disc Dbl ++
Steinitz vs E Pilhal, 1862 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Q sac, got her back
Steinitz vs P T Duffy, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Notes by Irving Chernev. White changes mating squares!
Steinitz vs Van der Meden, 1865  
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

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

French Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Q gets snarred pawn grabbing
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C10) French, 12 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

The Battle at Hastings! (One of the most far-sighted combos.)
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D35) 1-0 Rob the pin, bust up the h-file
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66)0-1 a-pawn is the difference
Schiffers vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 60 moves, 0-1

Schlecter played viciously! Knights thump the bishop pair.
Schlechter vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C28) Vienna Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy next
Napoleao dos Santos vs J Caldas Vianna, 1880 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1880, p. 346; Gueridon Mate in 2
J De Soyres vs A Skipworth, 1880  
(C13) French, 20 moves, 1-0

Emil Schallopp (1843-1919)
Gunsberg vs E Schallopp, 1886 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian, Two Knights Def. Perreux Variation (C55) 1-0Which one?
Schiffers vs E Schallopp, 1887 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Emmanuel Schiffers (1850-1904) Brilliancy Prize
Schiffers vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Parry the back rank mate
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

Evans G. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0Incredible K hunt; mate in 13!
Schiffers vs Nolde, 1872 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

French, Rubinstein. Blackburne (C10) 1-0Notes by von Bardeleben
Schiffers vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Var (C44) 1-0 R sac opens file for R
Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1894 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Salwe vs Olland, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

George Salwe (1862-1920)
Znosko-Borovsky vs Salwe, 1909  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def (A53)1-0 Space gains material advantage, passer
Salwe vs Tartakower, 1910 
(A53) Old Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

Scene in Stanley Kubrick's movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Mannheim Var (D23)1-0 12 move stunner
Sajtar vs Sliwa, 1947 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Schlechter's king takes a walk, but Herzfeld's is mated.
Schlechter vs Herzfeld, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense; Schlechter variation as White
Schlechter vs Showalter, 1898 
(C00) French Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin B22 This "missing" game was found by Vlastimil Fiala
Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1905 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

1st brilliancy prize at 1909 St. Petersburg - Miscalculation
Schlechter vs Salwe, 1909 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Schlecter's Gems
Schlechter vs Siegfried August Wolf, 1894 
(C13) French, 16 moves, 1-0

Long Tall Salwe. A great swindle.
Znosko-Borovsky vs Salwe, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Cross-pin again!
W A T Schelfhout vs NN, 1910 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

"The Art of Sacrifice in Chess" by R. Spielmann
G Schories vs Spielmann, 1905 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 25 moves, 0-1

Dutch Rubinstein (A84) 0-1 Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942)
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 17 Sharp tactics
Spielmann vs Flamberg, 1914 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0 Prevent castling and more
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1910 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

French Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 0-1 Heavy weights
Reti vs Spielmann, 1919 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. ML (B15) 1-0 Castle opposite, full force Kside
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Blitzkrieg!!
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Spielmann's Best Game
Spielmann vs Vidmar, 1926 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

G432 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower/du Mont
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

KGA Traditional 4...Bg7 (C38) 0-1Black battery down h-file w/Ns
J Szekely vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 1/2-1/2
Saemisch vs Spielmann, 1928
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 0-1 Remove the guard
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1919 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

La ventaja en espacio y su derivado en el ataque
Spielmann vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1/2-1/2 g-file tussle
Spielmann vs Saemisch, 1920
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Variation (A52) 0-1 Crazed Knights!
Euwe vs Spielmann, 1922 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG Charousek Gambit Old Line (C32) 1-0Nice Qside attk
Spielmann vs E Wadling, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA, Breyer Gambit (C33) 1-0 Not easy to see the compensation!
Spielmann vs J Moeller, 1920 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Tarrasch (C53) 1-0Rob the pin, hit the 7th!
Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1936 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1-0

Game 9: 500 Master Games - Book 1 (Tartakower/du Mont)
Spielmann vs Duras, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Greek gift, Kside attack
Spielmann vs Constantin Haralds, 1919 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Kside attack
Reti vs Spielmann, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 211 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Spielmann vs Maroczy, 1922 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Greek gift and a knight!
Spielmann vs Simon Rubinstein, 1933 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

SWG, Carlsbad Var (B20) 1-0 Both Ks exposed to check before 0-0
Spielmann vs Saemisch, 1923 
(B20) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 N outpost and Q on 7th
Spielmann vs Saemisch, 1925 
(B20) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Munich 1926- first brilliancy prize
Spielmann vs H Gebhardt, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

SWG, Declined (B20) 1-0 Full firepower through center
Spielmann vs G Patay, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

SWG, Spielmann tries to give away his Knight & Queen for free.
Spielmann vs Grob, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 W is all up in there!
Spielmann vs P F Johner, 1922 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

"Every move - no matter how obvious - must be checked". -- Capa
Saemisch vs Capablanca, 1929 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 62 moves, 1-0

Game 54: Take My Rooks by Minev and Seirawan
Saemisch vs NN, 1934
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 20 moves, 1-0

Friedrich Sämisch (1896-1975)
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 0-1 Q trap next
Jung vs Saemisch, 1936 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 26 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 The f-pawn will stroll in
Reti vs Saemisch, 1925
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense (C00) 1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 What a hurricane attack!
R H Steinmeyer vs N Bernstein, 1944 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

NID Spielmann. Stahlberg Var(E23) 1-0He made a name for himself
Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 1-0

KID Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance (E75) 1-0 Boden's Mate threat
Stahlberg vs A Matanovic, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 41 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Swedish Variation, Central Break (D33) 1/2-
Gligoric vs Stahlberg, 1949
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 All Rs on 7th
Stahlberg vs Gligoric, 1949 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Stahlberg vs Najdorf, 1947 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch Exchange Var (B29) 1-0Sacrifices all over
Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Anthony Santasiere (1904-1977)
Santasiere vs E B Adams, 1926 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Nice tactics, lawn mower mate
Santasiere vs F Reinfeld, 1937 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Anthony Santasiere (1904-1977) Colle Zuk vs Small Cntr; Q sac
Santasiere vs B Blumin, 1939 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish (C26) 1-0 Both offer
Santasiere vs W Adams, 1946 
(C26) Vienna, 10 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Zukertort (A04) 1-0 Hog on the 7th
Santasiere vs A J Fink, 1946 
(A04) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0White will win a piece
Santasiere vs A Sandrin, 1946 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Zukertort System vs Slav (A04) 1-0 Lawn mower
Santasiere vs S E Almgren, 1948 
(A04) Reti Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Old Line(C32) 1-0Pin # square
Santasiere vs N Bakos, 1949
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Polish, Zukertort System (A04) 1-0 Battery on long diagonal
Santasiere vs R Draxl, 1960 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Sweet decoy sacrifice
Sokolsky vs Krupski, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights /Scotch (C46) 0-1Crossfire b-file & long diagonal
V Liublinsky vs Simagin, 1939 
(C46) Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B76) 0-1 Exchange sacrifice
Panov vs Simagin, 1943 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Quite instructive basic Knight endgame tactics.
G Barcza vs Simagin, 1949 
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Normal Var (E70) 0-1 Long range attack
O Moiseev vs Simagin, 1951 
(E70) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer (B39) 0-1
Byvshev vs Simagin, 1952 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 69 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0 A Masterpiece
Simagin vs Petrosian, 1956 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Brilliancy prize
Simagin vs Stein, 1961 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange (B45) 0-1 Failed N sacrifice
Louis Schmidt vs Lasker, 1901 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish Steinitz Defense (C62) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
L Schmid vs Welz, 1945 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch 4 Knights, Schmid Gambit (C47) 0-1 Double Desperados
Bogoljubov vs L Schmid, 1949 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Kecskemet Var (C75) 1-0A bit like a Greek Gift
L Schmid vs K Gumprich, 1950 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni. Schmid Var (A43) 0-1 Bishop to the 3rd rank!
C Hayes vs L Schmid, 1954 
(A43) Old Benoni, 27 moves, 0-1

Lothar Maximilian Lorenz Schmid (1929-)
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Checks trap Black Q
W Schmidt vs C Maalouf, 1961 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

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

KID 4 Pawns, Dynamic Attack (E76) 1-0His name erased from books
Soos vs Geller, 1962 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern Var (B56) 1-0 Common trap in the Sicilian
Szabo vs B Sooky, 1946 
(B56) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

Stunning Q sacrifice for 3 minor pieces.
Szabo vs K Honfi, 1950 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish,Marshall Attack. Steiner Var (C89) 0-1 Exposed royalty
C B van den Berg vs Szabo, 1958 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 0-1 Watch out for B+N from same side
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

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

French Winawer Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1R decoy sac, Discovered+
Velimirovic vs Szabo, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

100 best games of 20th century by Andrew Soltis
Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 67: "Leonid Stein - Master of Attack" by GM Raymond Keene.
Poltoranov vs Stein, 1955 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 25 moves, 0-1

KID Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 0-1 Not in Keene's book
E Zagorjansky vs Stein, 1956 
(E70) King's Indian, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B65) 1-0 Aggressive center
Stein vs V Osnos, 1959 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 24 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Dbl Fio (A07) 1-0 White Q sac & connected rooks
Stein vs Sokolsky, 1960 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 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

KIA vs Sicilian c5, d5, e5 (A08) 1-0 W counter offers
Stein vs L Zinn, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Kan. Modern (B42) 1-0 About to discover check
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 4.Qc2?! (B50) 0-1 Bronstein's creativity fizzles
Bronstein vs Stein, 1965 
(B50) Sicilian, 56 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Delayed Alapin/KIA (B50) 1/2-1/2 Mutual overlook
J Emma vs Stein, 1966 
(B50) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

KIA: Smyslov Var/Delayed Polish (A05) 1-0 Pin to win!
Stein vs L Barczay, 1967 
(A05) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 50: Leonid Stein - Master of Attack
Stein vs Smyslov, 1972 
(A17) English, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Classical 5.Bd3?! (B18) 1-0 Gambit per Tarrasch
O Sarapu vs H Matthai, 1948 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Declined (C44) 1-0 JHB # pattern
O Sarapu vs Z Frankel, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Smyslov Main Line (B17) 1-0 Rxg7 sets the fire
L Shamkovich vs Kholmov, 1961 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def: Adler Var (A52) 1-0 Open g-file heavy artillery
G Sigurjonsson vs A S Segal, 1968 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

How not to play 1.b3; nice Dovetail Mate
J M Bellon Lopez vs Smejkal, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening Symmetrical Defense (A05) 1-0 2 Hogs on the 7th
Smyslov vs Stahlberg, 1956 
(A05) Reti Opening, 78 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer (B39) 0-1
Spassky vs Savon, 1973 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 62 moves, 0-1

Crossfire and Ng5 positioned to bust up Black's fianchetto
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Masterpiece! See Nunn's book
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1985 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

P. 154, King's Indian ATTACK by J. Emms
Fedorov vs Suetin, 1992
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake (A10) 0-1 Keep the pieces coming
J I Zilber vs Suetin, 1957 
(A10) English, 17 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Attack (C43) 1-0 In control
Suetin vs J Bademian, 1954 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Ending: B&N beat R
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf (B98) 0-1 Who arrives first? The Q sac does!
Jansa vs Smejkal, 1969 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 N sac for connected passers
Smejkal vs Petrosian, 1981 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0Unusual Smothered Mate
Sveshnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1976 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Zukertort/Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Stunning interference
M Shereshevsky vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Adorjan Defense (A10) 0-1 Forking N+ next
Kholmov vs Sax, 1976 
(A10) English, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 0-1 Black tears up Qside
Spassky vs Sax, 1989
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Exchange sac attk
Sax vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 4, p. 30 in the book Power Mates by Bruce Pandolfini.
M Stean vs Sax, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var(C25) 1-0Castle, attack opposite wings
Soltis vs Romanishin, 1989 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

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

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

Q Pawn Game: Levitsky Attack (D00) 1/2-1/2 One open file
Miles vs Smagin, 1995
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B22) 1-0 3 pieces for Q, control cnter
Smagin vs S Semkov, 1988
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1 3 decoy sacs
R Lau vs Smagin, 1990 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 0-1

45.Bc5! Zugzwang!
K Spraggett vs G Glen, 1975 
(C02) French, Advance, 45 moves, 1-0

Stean wins the Brilliancy prize by crushing Browne
M Stean vs Browne, 1974 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Early sac Nd5 in the Sicilian Chameleon leads to Q trap.
Smirin vs Gelfand, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 8...f6 9.Nc7+
Smirin vs Y Afek, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 1-0, 27 moves; smothered #
S Sloan vs G Sanchez, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Shumov's Shocker!! in the Sicilian Defense (B20) 0-1
Jaenisch vs Shumov, 1850 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Berthold Suhle makes himself known against legendary attacker!
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1859 
(C59) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Spearhead on the a-file
E Schallopp vs F Riemann, 1880 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

G45 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. DuMont
Taubenhaus vs E Schallopp, 1890 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

A one of a kind knight sacrifice for an underpromotion mate!!!
A H Robbins vs Showalter, 1890 
(C59) Two Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Urusov Attack (C39) 1-0 land, sea & air!!
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line ...e5 (B15) 1-0 K float
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0tpstarNotes
Spielmann vs Janowski, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit 3...Qe7 4.Qe2 (C21) 0-1 Up the exchange
Reti vs Spielmann, 1914
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Var (A52) 1-0 Historic photo
Spielmann vs Reti, 1919 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Original (C89) 1-0 Capa played 16.Re2
S Sery vs Z Vecsey, 1921 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 1-0

G70 in Elements of Combination Play in Chess by Fred Reinfeld
Spielmann vs Hromadka, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Critical pin vs Nf6
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Q sac offer
Saemisch vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(A13) English, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 4 in The Art of Sacrifice in Chess by Rudolf Spielmann
Bogoljubov vs Spielmann, 1927 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Q pins Q support mate!
Hoeregott vs W Schlage, 1929 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Game 54 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine.
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 GT2K
Stoltz vs Saemisch, 1932 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Panov Attk 4...e5 pseudo Albin CG (B13) 0-1 Simul
Alekhine vs M Scholtz, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

Spielmann's 12th move must have come as quite a shock
Gruenfeld vs Spielmann, 1934 
(D94) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Swedish, Central Break (D33) 0-1 Photo correction
B Rabar vs Stoltz, 1941 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 200 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Kashdan vs H Steiner, 1942 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

KGA MacLeod Defense (C34) 1-0 Textbook development, easy attack
L Schmid vs H Hoffmann, 1943 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

G8 in 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & DuMont
Szabo vs W J Muhring, 1946 
(C56) Two Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 She did it again?!
L Schmid vs W Sahlmann, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Golombek Def (A16) 1-0 Underpromotion #!!
A Sandrin vs P Le Cornu, 1949 
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Var (B24) 0-1 N sac for Kside attk
Smyslov vs Szabo, 1949 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Swedish, Central Break (D33) 0-1 Black 39...?
T van Scheltinga vs Stahlberg, 1950 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0 Lost B
Smyslov vs Sokolsky, 1950 
(A15) English, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware Def (C51) 1-0 Nxf7+ sac, discovery+
Seidman vs A Mengarini, 1951
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 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

French Winawer. Maroczy-Wallis (C18) 1-0 Side Philidor's Legacy
Saemisch vs O Menzinger, 1953 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense (A53) 1-0 Spearhead, Skewer+, Q nabs Q!!
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1953 
(A53) Old Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 75 in Pawn Power in Chess by Hans Kmoch, re-issue edition
Szabo vs Spassky, 1953 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

KID, Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Q fork fails Fischer
Santasiere vs Fischer, 1957 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Schneider vs Schmidts, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Stein had a plus score against Tal and Spassky!!
Stein vs Tal, 1961 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def (D32) 1-0 Open e-file, nifty ending
Sliwa vs H Fronczek, 1963
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 67 moves, 1-0

CHESS: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games as #4670 on p. 868
Stein vs V Liberzon, 1965 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 0-1 Deflect her from the diagonal
G Ustinov vs Stein, 1965 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

White to move, (23. '?'). [Thursday; September 17th, 2009.]
Stein vs Vladimir Lepeshkin, 1965 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Tiviakov-Fischer Attk (B17) 1-0 Rs entry
Stein vs Vasiukov, 1965 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 0-1 f6 & f3?
Stein vs Spassky, 1967 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Possible Opera House combo
Suetin vs J H Donner, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Krejcik Gambit (A80) 0-1 Minors infiltrate
M Callinan vs Saidy, 1968 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Double Rs Sac
Speelman vs J T Fletcher, 1969 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Famous, w/interesting sacs
Stein vs Furman, 1969 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 44 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Schiller
Lombardy vs E Schiller, 1971  
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 0-1 Stacked & Racked
V Tukmakov vs M Stean, 1972 
(A04) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening / KIA vs NY System (A00) 1-0 Kill box
Suttles vs Saidy, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Pawn chain and two bishops dominate two rooks.
A Pomar Salamanca vs Smejkal, 1972 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 35 moves, 1-0

"Music and Shashin were Always the Fashion"
A Shashin vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 35 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. 4 Pawns Attack. ML (A69) 1-0 Fightin' chess indeed!
Szabo vs Timman, 1975 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin theme to know
Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

150A vs Modern Def (B06) 1-0 N exposes overworked pawn
Sveshnikov vs Gulko, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Spielmann (C13) 1-0Deflections
Sax vs J H Donner, 1976 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 245 in Chess Informant Best Games 201-300
Sax vs Sveshnikov, 1977 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Dbl B sac, Q piles on pin
L Shamkovich vs A Anguiano, 1978 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Q suckers Q
A J Mestel vs Suba, 1978 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 0-1

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

"Winning Chess Strategies" by Yasser Seirawan; Botvinnik System
Seirawan vs M Vukic, 1979 
(A16) English, 30 moves, 1-0

NID Huebner Main Line (E41) 0-1 Active rooks penetrate
Gligoric vs Seirawan, 1980 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 62 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange (D85) 0-1 Control the center
Fedorowicz vs L Shamkovich, 1980 
(D85) Grunfeld, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 14: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in Chess Duels by Yasser Seirawan
Seirawan vs Tal, 1980 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 57 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical (E98) 0-1"Kaplooey!" W can't hold booty
Miles vs Sax, 1980 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical (B56) 1-0 Smothered N+ on 6th nets Black Q
E Szalanczy vs A Wallner, 1982 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Seirawn wrote of this game in Winning Chess Brilliancies
Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 180 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Larsen vs Suba, 1982 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

Leningrad Bird (A02) 0-1 W is missing his teeth!
R Diabi vs Short, 1983
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B44) 0-1 White's Kside catches fire
E Grant vs Salov, 1983 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Smashin' Sac Attack
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Tempting
Seirawan vs A Kuligowski, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 5...Be6 6.Bd3(C42) 1-0Pin
K G Shirazi vs G Lane, 1983 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

5-move howler; Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1
K G Shirazi vs J Peters, 1984 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

C-K Def: Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern Var (B10) 1-0 Charge!
Short vs A Dunnington, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Vitolinsh Var (E11) 0-1 Greek gift fails
Quinteros vs Seirawan, 1985 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 0-1 N outpost-->fork, Q sac, B pin
J Saksis vs Shirov, 1985 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

British Ch., Edinburgh, 1985. Speelman won the tournament.
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

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

150A f3, g4 vs Modern Dbl Elongated Fio (B06) 1-0 Nxe6+ sac
Short vs Kavalek, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Stunning combo!
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh6 triggers Kside attack
Smagin vs N N Monin, 1986 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

sicilijanka koju želim igrati
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 45 moves, 1-0

White comes in the backdoor, the Black king exits side window
Kasparov vs Short, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1 From Kside to Qside
K Hulak vs Short, 1987 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 34 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
J M Hodgson vs Short, 1987 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 62 moves, 0-1

150A f3, g4 Pirc Def Qh5 (B06) 1-0 Black is better but blunders
Short vs E Torre, 1987
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0 g4 spike, increasingly bizarre
Speelman vs Short, 1988 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

The theoretically most important game of the first half of 1988
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Symmetrical (A01) 1-0 More pawns matter
Sadler vs Kudrin, 1988 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

"Joy is the serious business of Heaven." -- CS Lewis
R Stone vs Sherzer, 1988 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Discovery+ Boomerang
A Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 43 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 1-0 Activate a pesky N
Short vs Seirawan, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Scandinavian Def. Icelandic-Palme G. (B01)0-1 All3 heavy pieces
A Sokolov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Page 107: Excelling at Technical Chess by Jacob Aagaard
Huebner vs Salov, 1989 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

See the finish: Skewer+ removes K as defender for 2nd skewer+
Short vs Vaganian, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 51 moves, 1-0

A brilliant attacking game by Shirov in the Muzio Gambit!
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Watson's Mastering the Chess Openings I, Ch. 3, p. 54 P Chains
Short vs Seirawan, 1990
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

Nice Penetration
Short vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 24: Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov
Shirov vs Piket, 1990 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov, Game 19
Shirov vs A Hauchard, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0 Brilliance
Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian McDonnell Attack. Tal Gambit (B21) 1-0 Centralized N
Short vs Kasparov, 1990 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 52 moves, 1-0

Creepy Crawly Formation: Classical Def(A00) 0-1Bad N vs Good N
M Basman vs Speelman, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense Bg7, Nh6 (B06) 1/2- Q kept perpetual threat & +
I Stohl vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-Q4 Krause Variation 3.dxc5 (D02) 0-1 Bishop HOT Sauce
Ftacnik vs Seirawan, 1990 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Odd Modern Stonewall Dutch Bd6 (A90) 0-1 Breakthru on f2
Gelfand vs Short, 1990 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Panno Var(E63) 0-1 Sac those Rooks!!
Lautier vs Shirov, 1990 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Kangaroo Def.Keres Def. Transpositional (E00) 1-0 P sac attk
Shirov vs D King, 1990 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Pirc vs 150A w/Bh6 Bh8. Sveshnikov-Jansa (B07) 1-0 cross pin
Short vs M Gurevich, 1990 
(B07) Pirc, 62 moves, 1-0

G26: Chess Duels: My Games w/the World Champions by Y. Seirawan
Seirawan vs Spassky, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

IM Jeremy Silman's "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 219-220
Silman vs D Shapiro, 1990 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 35 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack Bishop Hunt (B12) 1-0 Action
Timman vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

G23 in Chess Duels: My Games w/World Champs by Yasser Seirawan
Seirawan vs Spassky, 1990 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl ++
Sveshnikov vs Shcherbakov, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1-0 Passer
Short vs Speelman, 1991 
(C49) Four Knights, 47 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Look deeply
Short vs Adams, 1991 
(C48) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Short's passed pawns are tall indeed!
Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

Now this is a game! Psycho attack! Steely defense!
Lautier vs Seirawan, 1991 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed f4-Nf3-Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Video link
Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Unique Q trap
J Hart vs Silman, 1991 
(B32) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Shirov uses the Wilkes-Barre (Traxler) ... and DEVASTATES!!!
I Efimov vs Shirov, 1991 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Advance. Short (B12) 0-1 Twenty something combo
Short vs Seirawan, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange (B45) 0-1En prise interference
Rublevsky vs Shirov, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 50 in Chess Duels by GM Yasser Seirawan
Karpov vs Seirawan, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 82 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Capture-Recapture, then?
Shaked vs J Heger, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Coordinate the heavy pieces
Spassky vs J J Martinez, 1992 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 h-file spearhead / N snare
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 54 moves, 1-0

4...b5?! Popular line mid-1800s ~Kieseritsky's Immortal Game L
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Linares Var (D20) 1-0 R&N Sacs
Shirov vs Kramnik, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Pin win
Shirov vs Bareev, 1993 
(B32) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Shirov crushes the Four Pawns Attack with Greco mate threat
J Elbilia vs Shirov, 1993 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 22 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Pinned B cannot protect Q
Judit Polgar vs Suba, 1993 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 45 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. P Return Var (A57) 1-0 Greco Mate in 2
Suba vs O Peters, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 1-0 Nf6 Block
Shabalov vs Alexander V Ivanov, 1994 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

French, King's Indian Attack (C00) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
Shirov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

QGDBaltic Defense Pseudo-Slav (D02) 0-1 En prise rook is immune
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Very clever!
Speelman vs Azmaiparashvili, 1994 
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 56 in Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov
Shirov vs Joel Benjamin, 1994 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Speelman's foreword to Shirov's 1997 book Fire on Board
B Lalic vs Shirov, 1994 
(A21) English, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Q&N sacs for Hook #
K Spraggett vs Suba, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Worrall Attack Castling line (C86) 1-0Blow out
Short vs I Sokolov, 1995 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. M.L. (C80) 0-1 Kside double exchange sac
Z Almasi vs I Sokolov, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

G102 in The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms
Illescas Cordoba vs Sadler, 1995 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0 Kside pawn roller
Shabalov vs I M Shliperman, 1995 
(C22) Center Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Delayed Alapin (B40) 1-0 Rook & Pawns promotion race
Svidler vs Taimanov, 1995 
(B40) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Variation (A67) 1-0 Pins
I Sokolov vs Topalov, 1996 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sic ScheveningenPerenyi Gambit (B90) 1/2-1/2 Why not take Knt?
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

IQP/Sturua won Best Game Prize at the Olympiad for this game.
Z Sturua vs R Kutirov, 1996 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / KIA (A00) 0-1Clearance Sac into Lawnmower #
Velimirovic vs Skembris, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 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

Cntr Cntr ML 8.Nd5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Rxg7!
Shirov vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Center Counter (B01) 1-0 Simple white development to pawn race
Short vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 63 moves, 1-0

Koningswandeling van Nigel Short
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton G. (A83) 1-0 Simple yet effective, intermezzo+
A Stefanova vs R Tozer, 1997 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 R&P sacs for passer
Shirov vs Short, 1997 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1Peculiar N retreats
Short vs Shirov, 1997 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Remove & Clear
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Delayed Alapin vs Sicilian-French (B40) 1-0Early Nxf7
Shaked vs J Hellsten, 1997
(B40) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1-0

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Weakened dark squares
Seirawan vs Ivanchuk, 1997 
(E77) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky Var (B42) 0-1 Extra piece
Timman vs I Sokolov, 1997 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 29 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox (C10) 1-0 Deluxe Philidor's Legacy
Smirin vs F Ribeiro, 1997 
(C10) French, 16 moves, 1-0

CHESS LIFE Nov. 1997 analyzed by GM Leonid Shamkovich
Svidler vs Dreev, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1-0

150A Pirc Dbl Fio Ng4 (B06) 1-0 Up the exchange & a pawn
Short vs Beliavsky, 1997 
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 0-1 Shaky
Sveshnikov vs Solozhenkin, 1998
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Stunning EG Bishop sacrifice by Shirov allows K penetration
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

An Olympic brilliancy by Sadler - pity he retired
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Maintained initiative
S Y Shipov vs Miles, 1998 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1/2-Which P do u want?
Short vs Shirov, 1999 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Exposed K
Shirov vs Karpov, 1999 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 Remove the Guard
S Savchenko vs Savon, 1999 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 8: Understanding Chess: Move By Move - John Nunn
Shirov vs D Reinderman, 1999 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in Starting Out: The King's Indian by Joe Gallagher
I Sokolov vs Shirov, 1999 
(E97) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Triple on the open g-file
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30)1-0 N sac creates pin
Sadvakasov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in The Survival Guide to Competitive Chess by John Emms
Svidler vs Anand, 1999 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD. Baltic Def BxNb1 (D02) 1-0 Cover the points of entry
Y Shulman vs R Chytilek, 1999
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn 2.Bf4 c5: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1/2- Qs come off
A Stefanova vs Skripchenko, 2000 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit Accepted?! (C50) 1-0
Franz Schett vs B Schoerghuber, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 1-0 Both colors sac Qs
Shirov vs Grischuk, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. (C41) 1-0 Richard Taylor liked the ending!
Sveshnikov vs J Stocek, 2000 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 76 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Horseplay
I Snape vs M Steadman, 2001
(A13) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Black has a two move checkmate but no time.
M R Sangeetha vs S Dhar, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System Kan (B28) 1-0 N invasion
A Sokolov vs S Siebrecht, 2001
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Sutovsky wins fine rook ending with extra pawn from reloader
Sutovsky vs Sakaev, 2001 
(C14) French, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63) 0-1 Two problems
Shirov vs Shabalov, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed, Traditional (B23) 1-0 "Emil Fit For A King"
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 1-0 Up 3 pawns
Stellwagen vs I Smirnov, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.dxc5 (C42) 0-1Fast time
Short vs Shirov, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Slasher
V S Spasov vs K Sobay, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

French Advance 6.a3 a5 Wade Var (C02) 1-0 Passer promotes
Svidler vs S Volkov, 2003 
(C02) French, Advance, 54 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance (B12) 1-0 What to play after 25...Bd3?
Svidler vs Shirov, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Delayed Alapin (B22) 0-1 5 minor pieces stacked like flapjacks
J Shaw vs Short, 2003
(B40) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Much more than Dbl Rook sacs!
G Szabo vs S Zawadzki, 2004 
(B53) Sicilian, 30 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

4Knights, Halloween Gambit (C47) 1-0 A brief but bloody game
P Schoupal vs J Spalek, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Earliest piece sac in the DB (exchange sac on move 2)
A Smirnov vs V Shepelev, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 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

Egads! KID-expert Sutovsky loses to the London system!
Speelman vs Sutovsky, 2006 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3.Nf3Bg4 4.Be2Nc6 5.d4O-O-O 6.c4Qf5 7.Be3Bxf3 (B01)
K Spraggett vs J Shaw, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45)0-1 R shot prevents perpetual check draw
A Stefanova vs I Sokolov, 2007 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Classical vs Bg4 (A01) 1-0 Black Aggression!
Raul Schmidt vs I Saric, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Support penetration
Sasikiran vs Kotronias, 2007 
(A48) King's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch (C42) 1-0 Q+ & fork R
Shirov vs J Smeets, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1/2-1/2Lively, missed chance
Svidler vs W So, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shabalov and Shirov are the living remnants of Tal.
Shabalov vs Stripunsky, 2010 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 25 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1Pinned to mating square and piled upon
S Demmery vs B Sambuev, 2010
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Nasty N discovery hits f7
G Szabo vs N Sahitaj, 2010 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 Both 0-0-0, Decoy, Pin
W So vs Sasikiran, 2011 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Efficient White play
Short vs G Seletsky, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def vs 5.Be3 (B22)0-1 0-0-0 swiss cheese
D Sengupta vs S P Sethuraman, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 moves, 0-1

Italian, 2Knights Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 DK analysis
Shirov vs S Sulskis, 2014 
(C57) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Nice sacs here
Sutovsky vs K Spraggett, 2015 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 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

Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) ·
S Shankland vs S Sevian, 2015 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Teichmann f6 (C13) 1/2-Wild hoss
Spassky vs Guimard, 1955
(C13) French, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD. Tartakower Defense. General (D58) 1-0 Brilliant!
Stahlberg vs A Becker, 1944 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 48 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Bxh6 sac lets in Q, N, Rs.
Shirov vs Sakaev, 1986 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 184 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
Sveshnikov vs Stein, 1973 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance Var (C19) 1-0 Closed central breakthru
Suetin vs Bagirov, 1961 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical. General (B83) 0-1
Suetin vs Spassky, 1963 
(B83) Sicilian, 58 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Black has luft & the pin
Cortlever vs Stoltz, 1941 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Useless White promotion
G A Thomas vs Szabo, 1939 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Huebner, 1992 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 144 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Spielmann vs Stoltz, 1930 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Smagin vs Sveshnikov, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Polka finish!
W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

Suba vs Smyslov, 1982 
(A28) English, 56 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6? La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Corner N#!
S Sokolov vs I Semenov, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 23 in Understanding Chess: Move By Move by John Nunn
M Stean vs Sax, 1978 
(B33) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sherzer vs O Schulte, 1991 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C32) 1-0
Santasiere vs R Poschel, 1947
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 0-1 How to stop a minority attack
J D Tisdall vs Sveshnikov, 1978
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def Mikenas-Carls (A15) 0-1 Q sac, Q trap
L Sepp vs B Sundberg, 1936 
(A15) English, 34 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Botvinnik Line (A28) 1-0 Q trap
L Schmid vs Muth, 1949 
(A28) English, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 12 in The Art of Sacrifice in Chess by Rudolf Spielmann
Spielmann vs S Landau, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

QGA. Gunsberg Defense (D21) 1-0 Stack o' pawns & knights
L Steiner vs Stiassny, 1925 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

London System vs NY System/Baltic Def (D02) K hunt for Q trap
Speelman vs M Stangl, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Bd6 Stonewall. Modern (A90) 1-0 Active Kside battle
A Stefanova vs G Strutinskaya, 1994 
(A90) Dutch, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 178 in The Guinness Book of Chess GMs by William Hartston
Kasparov vs Spassky, 1983 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 33 moves, 0-1

C-K Def Panov Attk/QGA (B14) 1-0 Bxf7+, R battery, Q penetrates
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Rubinstein (D61) 0-1 Anderssen's # variation
W C Palmer vs E G Sergeant, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Q invasion has help coming
R J Sutton vs O Sarapu, 1978
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Closed. Chameleon Ne2xd4 (B23) 1-0 White Q accepts
O Sarapu vs K W Lynn, 1982
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 0-1 Kside smasher
S Belavenets vs Simagin, 1937 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 0-1

Winning Chess Brilliancies by Seirawan - Game 5
Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Stein vs Spassky, 1961 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Short, 1996 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Serper vs I Sokolov, 1996
(A20) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Shabalov vs Smirin, 1992 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 78 moves, 1-0

N Rashkovsky vs Suetin, 1974 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Game 217 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Short vs Karpov, 1997 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

16 d4xe5!, 17 e5xf6!, 18 Bc3-e5! one zwischenzug after another
Stein vs Golombek, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Leningrad Bird (A02) 0-1 Morphy's Q sac material+
J Littlewood vs Short, 1978 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Portuguese Opening: General (C20) 0-1 White grabs Ps before 0-0
G Vescovi vs I Sokolov, 1995 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

$English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 1-0Brilliant
L Spassov vs P Popov, 1977 
(A13) English, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Polish Opening: Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 Fascinating Finish
Sokolsky vs Strugatsch, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Exchange sac for a pin
Short vs Malisauskas, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 6.Be3 (B25) 0-1 White knight gets trapped
C Maalouf vs W Schmidt, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

King's English. Troger Defense (A21) 0-1 Dramatic!
Seirawan vs Suttles, 1981 
(A21) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs T Thorhallsson, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

W Schmidt vs N Spiridonov, 1976
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Shabalov, 1987 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 33 moves, 0-1

Shabalov vs Smyslov, 1993
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1-0

I Sokolov vs Shabalov, 1988
(A20) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1English giants fall on fork
Adams vs Short, 1991 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 P on 6th restricts
Suetin vs Polugaevsky, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 1-0

Game 72 in Secrets of Practical Chess by John Nunn
Spielmann vs C L C Dekker, 1934 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 20 in Leonid Stein - Master of Attack by GM Raymond Keene
A Khasin vs Stein, 1965 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 0-1

Stein vs Kupreichik, 1969
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sils vs L Schmid, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Sax vs Seirawan, 1983
(C16) French, Winawer, 57 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Up the exhange; better EG
I Pogrebissky vs Simagin, 1950 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

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