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Comp Chomps, Chumps & Challenges CageFredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear

The silicon challenge to human observation, intellect and resolve. Artificial intelligence has a massive data storage advantage and faster, deeper, wider computations. The brain has far more creativity, intuition, daring and guile.

Always remember that a computer can do only what it is programmed to do. One glitch and it's a no-go zero.

Amazing KGA (C34) 1-0 Poor M20 is strung along the entire way.
Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 47
Bronstein vs REBEL, 1990 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Defense (C35) 1-0 Unpredictable game
Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

Bronstein fights machine with Wing Gambit and exchange sac
Bronstein vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(B20) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 60 moves, 0-1
MacChess vs Bronstein, 1997 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 60 moves, 0-1

"A Breviary of Chess" by Tartakower (1942)
Mephisto vs NN, 1770 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

The Turk is operated by Jacques-Francois Mouret
Sturmer vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 0-1

Variants / French-like (000) 1-0 Sac, fork and pins
Cochrane vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

100 "classic" games that came with the Chessmaster 2000
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Alexander Fritz (1857-1932) No relation to Silicon Fritz
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0
Mephisto vs Chigorin, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Boden's #
Ajeeb vs C Devide, 1890 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

This is arguably the first computer chess game.
A Turing vs A Glennie, 1952  
(C26) Vienna, 29 moves, 0-1

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

KGD Falkbeer CG Modern (C32) 0-1 Huge blunder by computer.
Compx Chess 46 vs Short, 1977 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

KGD, Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 0-1, 77 moves
C Super vs X Colossus, 1988 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 77 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 Spearhead
Kasparov vs TV viewers, 1991 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 27 moves, 1-0

IBM tests the waters with the new machine.
Deep Blue vs Judit Polgar, 1993 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Arabian Mate
G West vs HIARCS, 1994
(C28) Vienna Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss (B09) N sweepstakes
HIARCS vs T Reilly, 1994
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0 White penetrates
Shabalov vs Crafty, 1996
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

44. Rxg7+! is a deflection move to set up 45. Rxf6!
Chess Genius vs Timman, 1997 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 44 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack, Stonewall Defense (D00) 1-0 Triple on h-file
Kramnik vs Junior, 2000 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Stonewall creeping beats Fritz.
B Alterman vs Deep Fritz, 2000 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 87 moves, 1-0

Kadas Opening 1.h4?! (A00) 1-0 Fritz played like a wood pusher
E Nemeth vs Fritz, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Gutsy
Deep Fritz vs Germany, 2001 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 71 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Gossip Variation KEY (D03) 1-0 Bishop tactics
Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior, 2001 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 46 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def. Classical Line (E05) 0-1, 114 moves
Gambit Tiger vs Nimzo-8, 2001 
(E05) Catalan, Open, Classical line, 114 moves, 0-1

An underpromotion...a weird endgame...Stupid Silicon.
Deep Junior vs Deep Fritz, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 109 moves, 1-0

This is an advancing Queen's Gambit Declined 5.c4, not a Colle
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Two Pawn Attack (B02) 1-0 Fritz missing page
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Goldsmith Defense (B00) 0-1 Pin to win and work it over
Fritz vs E F Pecci, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Declined (A02) 1-0 N sac opens h-file
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Brains in Bahrain 2002 Rd.6 (Shakespere GOTD)
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

The only GM to beat Deep Fritz with Black.
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 0-1

QGA Classical Def. ML (D27) 1-0 Impressive Rook triangulation
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5.c4 (C01) 1/2-1/2 Man vs Machine
HIARCS vs Bareev, 2003 
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack Dreyev Def (B12) 1-0Rob the Pin
Brutus vs Chiburdanidze, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

K's English Variation (A20) 1/2-1/2 Black accepts Isolani
Bareev vs HIARCS, 2003
(A20) English, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1/2-1/2 Blockade holds
HIARCS vs Bareev, 2003
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian, Paulsen Bastrikov Var English Attack (B48) 1-0 Rybka?
A Nickel vs Hydra, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Loose pieces drop off to dbl attks
E Vladimirov vs Hydra, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Q&P ending
Hydra vs Karjakin, 2004 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def Modern (C07) 0-1 Minor EG, B sac
Hydra vs A Nickel, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 54 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15) 0-1
Ponomariov vs Hydra, 2004 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio / KIA: Keres Var (A07) 1-0 Imbalanced, computer-like
Fritz vs Crafty, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 74 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Bogoljubow (C91) 1/2- Comments by GM Ehlvest.
Ehlvest vs Zappa, 2005  
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

21 Moves - Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
Rybka vs Jonny, 2005 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1/2-1/2
Hydra vs A Nickel, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin Var (C42) 1-0Discovery
Hydra vs Adams, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Sarratt Attack (D00) 0-1Promotion won't save the K
Adianto vs Fritz, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 0-1

K's English. Nimzowitsch-Flohr Var (A20) 1-0 Long diagonal
Shredder vs Adianto, 2005 
(A20) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn, Zukertort Var (D02) 1/2- Exchanges lead to endings
Khalifman vs Hydra, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Qside attack uses open b-file
Hydra vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game / London System vs Baltic Def (A45) 1-0 Use b-file
Ponomariov vs Fritz, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Black has center pawn duo & light B
Ponomariov vs Junior, 2005 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1/2-1/2
Kasimdzhanov vs Hydra, 2005 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Rook ending
Adams vs Hydra, 2005 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 W occupies the 6th rank
Fritz vs Khalifman, 2005 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B07) 1-0 Which + is next?
Zappa vs Ehlvest, 2005 
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1/2- Unusual draw finish
Fritz vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Var(B31) 1/2
Kasimdzhanov vs Junior, 2005
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ch. 1, Game 4: Survival Guide to Competitive Chess by John Emms
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 1-0 975 pages of kibitzing
The World vs A Nickel, 2006 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 41 moves, 1-0

Catalan, Open Def. Alekhine Var (E03) 1/2- Machine allows draw
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2006 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: AbNormal Variation (C00) 1-0 The Joke is on it
Zzzzzz vs Joker, 2006 
(C00) French Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Accepted: Slav Gambit (D21) 1-0 No can do that!
Shredder vs Joker, 2006 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90)1-0 2 Computers w/Passers
Rybka vs Loop, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0Analysis in notes
Rybka vs Granda Zuniga, 2006 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 47 moves, 1-0

Anti-computer strategy; Horsing around w/6 Kts...won't resign
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

After move 152, it's a forced win for Black
Rybka vs Zappa, 2007 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 180 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Accepted / Goring Gambit (C21) 0-1 W has worse EG
Alaric vs HIARCS, 2007
(C21) Center Game, 82 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening (A00) 0-1Nakamura drove computer crazy w/6 bishops
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 255 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attack (D45) 0-1 225+ pages
Team White vs Team Black, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Variation (C03) 0-1 R vs B
The Baron vs Rybka, 2010 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Leningrad Variation (A87) · 0-1
Shredder vs Rybka, 2010 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 68 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Jaenisch / FrenchX (C42) 1-0 Pins
Deep Sjeng vs Almond, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance (B12) 1-0 800 pages of kibitz
The World vs Akobian, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 550 pages of kibitz
S Williams vs The World, 2013 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance Main Line (C02) 0-1 48 moves before exchanging?!
Houdini vs Stockfish, 2013 
(C02) French, Advance, 114 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18)
Houdini vs Rybka, 2013 
(C18) French, Winawer, 85 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18)
Rybka vs Houdini, 2013
(C18) French, Winawer, 60 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03) 1-0 Battery
Stockfish vs Rybka, 2013 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Interesting queenside action by computers
Stockfish vs Jonny, 2014 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 60 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18)
Houdini vs Critter, 2014
(C18) French, Winawer, 59 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

Former champ Smyslov still going strong at turn of the century
Smyslov vs REBEL, 2000 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

First try against a chess computer as an EX-CHAMP
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

The earliest former World Champion to play a chess computer
Botvinnik vs MK V computer S S, 1982 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin, Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Bad bishop
Kasparov vs Elite A/S Experimental, 1985
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Black sacs come up short
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Delayed Exchange (C85) 1-0Trade down to won EG
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 44 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Blindfolded Blast!
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 0-1 Comp has no plan for closed positions
Deep Thought vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 52 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Q sac for 9 pts & crossfire acti
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Grünfeld Reversed (A49) 1-0 GK exposes K
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 73 moves, 1-0

The first time a reigning champion loses to a computer!
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 1-0

The computer sacrifices too
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Garry sinks Deep Blue: Exchange sac creates connected passers
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 "zany"
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

The computer resigned in a closed position
Kasparov vs X3D Fritz, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42) 1/2-1/2Man vs Machine
Deep Junior vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

The infamous Bxh2+ Greek gift sacrifice played by Deep Junior
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attack (D45) 1-0 No contest
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Kasparov blunders and gives Fritz the win.
X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1/2-1/2
X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 0-1Rapid development but no center P
Turochamp vs Kasparov, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

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

QGA Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1-0 A good old fashioned whip
Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: French Attack (C42) · 1-0
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 For the taking
REBEL vs Crafty, 2000 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Stonewall-ish (D00) 1-0 h-pawn thrust
D Steinwender vs Check Check, 1994 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Gambiteer I book
Bronstein vs Chessmaster, 1995 
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Both castle long
Bronstein vs Deep Thought, 1992 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Colle 5.c3 (D04) 1/2-1/2 If you're up for it...
Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior, 2001 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 170 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Pin to win
Deep Junior vs Deep Fritz, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 85 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Modern Exchange (D85) 0-1 R overworked on back r
Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior, 2007 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0White pieces on Black's side of board
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian vs. 2.Na3 (B20) 1-0 Paper Tiger is a wood pusher
E Nemeth vs Chess Tiger, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Kasparov uses the Sicilian as White.
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov and all the GM analysts missed 46...Qe3! = (Draw)
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Spanish l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C67) 0-1 Repeat, Repeat
Fritz vs Anand, 1998 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 94 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 1-0 38 pages kibitz
Hydra vs Adams, 2005 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 0-1 Absurb waiting moves
Rybka vs Houdini, 2011 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 86 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 0-1 2 computers giveaway Ns
Super Forte vs Mach III, 1988
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

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