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Knights Add Spice No D-E Makes Fredthebear Sneez
Compiled by fredthebear
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Sometimes the knight is the hero, the saving sidekick, or just a member of the posse. Sometimes the knight is the villain, the accomplice, or the goat. Whatever the case maybe, the knight impacted the game at some point. So, my friend, saddle up and let's go for a ride!

See rolling knights compiled by tonsillolith.

Note to self: ECO D&E have been removed.

Here's a link to some fabulous chess brilliancies: https://www.chess.com/article/view/...

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Q trap after Bxf7+
Falkbeer vs Zytogorski, 1856 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Schulze-Muller Gambit (C44) 1-0 Chicago/Irish Gambit
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

10. Bxf7+! preceded Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958
Bastrikov vs L Shamkovich, 1958 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 65 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
Velimirovic vs J Sofrevski, 1965 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 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

K's Gambit Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Discovery pin #
J Mason vs NN, 1900 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Simultaneous blindfold exhibition at Birmingham
Morphy vs J Rhodes, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Note by JHB; Fab finish
NN vs Blackburne, 1894  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

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

KGA Bishop's Gambit First Jaenisch Var (C33) 1-0 Q soon trapped
Klimov vs Gorbunov, 1989 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 1-0

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Blam! Pow!! The KG for me!! Great attacking game.
Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

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

KGA, 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

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

KG Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Q sac, N fork
A Harju vs M Liimatta, 1987 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Def(C35) 1-0 Sac attack, Epaulettes #
Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 11.Nxc7? 12...Bxh2+
Chigorin vs A Ascharin, 1881 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Discovered Double Check is Mate!
A Meek vs Adbor, 1855 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Full piece coord
Morphy vs G W Medley, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky G. Cotter G. (C39) 1-0 The White N is immune
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Great queen sac and king hunt (and great pun, too)
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky G. Long Whip (C39) 0-1Pawn roller, 2under promo
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

"The Joys of Chess" by Fred Reinfeld
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Mate in 12
Morphy vs M Conway, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

KGA, Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Two pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Superior development matters...it allows you to sacrfice!
Morphy vs NN, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Blindfold; Supreme piling on the pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

To accept the Muzio Gambit was a piece of chivalry
Morphy vs Alfred Jones, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

2) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Deflections
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

3) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Cornered
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

4) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Boden's #
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

5) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Tied to pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Karl Marx plays chess? (probably a hoax)
K Marx vs Meyer, 1867 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Muzio Gambit by Nimzovich's father features 2 N sacs, Q sac
S Niemzowitsch vs Neumann, 1899 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Lolli Gambit (C37) 1-0 Q&N battery w/connected Rs
Blackburne vs NN, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / Delayed Bird (000) 1-0 FAMOUS COMBO FINISH
Morphy vs Maurian, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

Stunning odds game by young Morphy
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Def (000) 1-0Smothered Mate
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Potter gave Queen odds and announced a forced mate at move 7!!!
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Shorthanded White throttles Black
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Tarrasch gives a lesson on attacking!
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs V M Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Good shooting Emperor!
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Napoleon Attack (A00) 1-0 Like flies
D Santoro vs F Roman, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

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

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 Queenside play, sideways K walk
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Dutch Def (A00) 1-0 Q sac sets up N fork
C D'Amore vs D B Gurevich, 1990
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

A fearless non-castle brings the barbarians to the gate.
M Basman vs Miles, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

The Bazzer's relentless attack weaves a tight net.
M Basman vs S Joksic, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Outflank Var (A00) 1-0 White keeps advancing
I Golyak vs M Parry, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 N outpost is more than a pest
I Golyak vs S Almeida, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Barnes Opening: Walkerling (A00) 1-0 1 defender isn't enough
H Walkerling vs Nagy, 1930 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

1.f3?! (A00) 1-0 neat trapped piece combination into # pattern
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 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

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Norfolk Gambit 2 (A01) 1-0 Discovery!
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Variation (A White Hedgehog)
Fischer vs Mecking, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: QG Invitation (A04) 0-1 Next Black Death
A Skipworth vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening (A04) 0-1 Rob the pin for it cannot defend
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening vs Modern (A04) 0-1 Exchange sac, get it back
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: K Indian Attack (A06) 0-1Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Wen Yang vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian - French Def (A08) 1-0 Q sac, B helps N dual
A Adly vs V Laznicka, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

English vs Hippo (A10) 1-0N sac opens diagonal for g7 crossfire
E Ghaem Maghami vs R Bancod, 2004 
(A10) English, 23 moves, 1-0

Engl/Reti Agincourt Def./Var (A13) 1-0 Incredible offers here
Yermolinsky vs Taimanov, 1982 
(A13) English, 29 moves, 1-0

English, AID. K's Knight Var (A15) 0-1 Devos' Immortal Game
O'Kelly vs P Devos, 1937 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anti-Anti-Grünfeld(A17) 1-0 FJMnotes
Santasiere vs Marshall, 1941  
(A17) English, 24 moves, 0-1

David LeMoir's stupendous "Essential Chess Sacrifices"
F Tahirov vs Shirov, 2007 
(A21) English, 21 moves, 0-1

English Opening: K's English Closed System (A25) 1-0 So sudden
Beim vs Schmittdiel, 2002 
(A25) English, 14 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Rolling kNights
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 21 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1 Smothered Mate robs the pin
W Verdonk vs Nobbe, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

A real circus follows an early queen sacrifice
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense: Lithuanian Variation (A40) 0-1 Greco Mate
R Koemetter vs G Welling, 1995 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Wade Defense (A41) 1-0 Simul destruction on Qside; dbl N sacs
Kasparov vs C Oblitas, 1993 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 29 moves, 1-0

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 No ordinary game
Vaganian vs G Botterill, 1975 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46); 2 way to mate
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Colle 6.0-0 dxc4 7.exd4 Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0
Denker vs Chernev, 1942 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Indian Def. Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46)1-0 W space, battery
Yusupov vs Rozentalis, 1998
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Edgar Colle (1897-1932) Nxf7 sacrificial masterpiece
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 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

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Henricksen vs Bjarne Pedersen, 1937 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

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

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 Poked w/Pawn levers
Beliavsky vs Epishin, 1991 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

OID Janowski. Fianchetto Var (A53) 0-1 Q&N work well together
Gruenfeld vs Reti, 1922 
(A53) Old Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 N forks take Q
C Van Tilbury vs D K Johansen, 2002 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Modern Variation (A56) 1-0 Devestating pins
Timman vs C van Wijgerden, 1977 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Benoni /KID Four Pawns. Dynamic Attack (A56)1-0 Gain time on Q
Korchnoi vs Gheorghiu, 1986
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 Incredible Combination; Remove Guard
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Show Stopa
J Stopa vs D Kuljasevic, 2007 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def. Classical. Czerniak Def (A78) 0-1 Surprise combo
Ufimtsev vs Tal, 1967 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 28 moves, 0-1

Veresov, Dutch System (A80) 1-0 Prevention was worse than cure
T Southam vs J Cote, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Uncastled P moves
Koltanowski vs Vella / Russ / Cohn, 1940
(A80) Dutch, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Semi-Leningrad Var (A81) 1-0 Pin coming on the g-file
Bu Xiangzhi vs Lu Shanglei, 2013 
(A81) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton G. (A83) 1-0 N sacrifices
G Timoshchenko vs L Lauer, 1998
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

The Polish Immortal -- Najdorf sacs all four minor pieces
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Steady attack, crescendo sacrifices and ... mate!
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1 Open g-file
A Budo vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1931 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 0-1 Overwhelmed Kside
I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1934 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 28 moves, 0-1

JHenry "The Black Death" Blackburne gives Bird the Bird
Blackburne vs Bird, 1892 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 0-1 Nice little combination offer on c2
N Hurttlen vs Fischer, 1957 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Gunsberg Def (A02) 1/2-1/2 kNights or Bishops?
S Buecker vs J Blaskowski, 1981 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Batavo-Polish Attack (A02) 1-0 White kNight raid
Larsen vs M Raizman, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Hole on 6th, Pin on 7th
Nakamura vs Y Kryvoruchko, 2014
(A02) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 Black Devil Knight
K V Chernyshov vs Kim Le Quang, 2006 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

1.Nf3 Double Fianchetto (A04) 1-0 White N ALL OVER
G Barcza vs L A Sanchez, 1958
(A04) Reti Opening, 78 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0It looked like an Alekhine t-bolt
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

"Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Moves" by Bruce Pandolfini
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA (A07) 1-0 One of Fischer's greatest mating combinations
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

English, Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Clear the long diagonal
L Karlsson vs Suba, 1983 
(A10) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Engl/Reti; Agincourt Def. Catalan Def. Accepted 1-0 Wayward Kts
Polugaevsky vs A M Galliamova, 1992 
(A13) English, 40 moves, 1-0

King's English Variation (A20) 0-1 Snookered
G Barcza vs Bronstein, 1949 
(A20) English, 36 moves, 0-1

Long but well worth it!
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

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

White uses an X-ray defense and pin to penetrate Black's camp
V Malakhov vs Bacrot, 2002 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 37 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Windmill into #
Alekhine vs A Fletcher, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Sac fails; N gets trapped
B Thelen vs J Rasovsky, 1925 
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Benoni Gambit Accepted (A43) 0-1 Uncommon start, h-file punch
H Suechting vs Blackburne, 1906 
(A43) Old Benoni, 40 moves, 0-1

Indian Game / e3 Veresov (A45) 1-0 Ns bouncing about
M Dougherty vs L Day, 1997 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Stonewall / Colle-Rubinstein (A45) 1/2-1/2 Dry race to exchange
Marshall vs Euwe, 1929 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

London System vs QID (A46) 0-1 Murdered at kNight
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Kaiumov, 1981
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Who's better when the Q's come off?
O Bernstein vs Burn, 1909 
(A53) Old Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. (A53) 1/2-1/2 N perpetual; White has B pair
M Ragger vs A Rakhmanov, 2015
(A53) Old Indian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1Down the exchange, N on 6th delivers!
V Osnos vs M Shofman, 1970 
(A53) Old Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Ukrainian Var (A54) 0-1 Q Sac, King walk
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Capablanca's only win aginst AKIBA R. was at Berlin 1928
Solomon Rubinstein vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 31 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Sosonko Var (A57) 0-1Remove the Guard
A Jaunooby vs E Iturrizaga, 2013
(A57) Benko Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Nice Interference/Knight fork shot, + endgame technique
Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2007 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 58 moves, 0-1

You won't believe your eyes!!
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Knight's Tour Var (A61) 1-0 Q sac saves active N
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(A61) Benoni, 53 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 Notes
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Benoni Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 Hangman's noose via cross pin
Kasparov vs F A Cuijpers, 1980 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Raphael Var (A80) 1-0 Open f-file attack
Y Kruppa vs M Mahmoody, 2004 
(A80) Dutch, 30 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense d6 vs Colle (A80) 0-1 BLOCKADE; notes by A.N.
H Hage vs Nimzowitsch, 1926  
(A80) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

WC 1935 Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var (A90)"The Pearl of Zandvoort"
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical Dbl Fio (A30) 1-0 Tal sacs like Tal for a K
Tal vs Velimirovic, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch, Franco-Nimzowitsch Def (B00) 0-1 Annoying Knight
Speelman vs T K Hemingway, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def ...d6, Bg4 Williams Var (B00) 0-1 R clears 2nd
J Withers vs E Williams, 1845 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.f3 (B01) 0-1Wrong Opera House; Smothered #
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr ML Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 White kNight circles arena
Wahls vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Bronstein Variation (B01) 1-0 Back rank pin into N fork
Robson vs S Ravichandran, 2010
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Kiel Var (B01) 1-0 Really busy Black Ns; Q trapd
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian (B01) 1-0 kNights crawling and climbing around
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01) 1-0 Swappin' punches!
S Milliet vs A Corke, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 White Ne6 occupies hole
Keres vs O Novotny, 1943 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Modern (B01) 1-0 Sac removes guard; interference
A Paglilla vs F Lida Garcia, 1995
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Impressive crusher
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Lasker h3, g4 (B01) 1-0 K caught in center
I A Horowitz vs F Kibbermann, 1935 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Gobl vs Jonas, 1926
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02)0-1 Q entrapment
D de Vreugt vs P Egeli, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Alekhine 4 Pawns, 0-1Look closely at the last move...look again
R Ortega vs E Etcheverry, 1963 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Great fighting spirit by BF in the endgame vs passer
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Variation(B04) 1-0 Namesake falls
Ljubojevic vs Alburt, 1985 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var 5...Nd7!? 6.Nxf7(B04) 1-0Blitz
Fischer vs Larsen, 1966 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

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

KAPOW!!! Don't anyone dare try silly stuff against the Champ!
Kasparov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Dbl Elongated Hippo vs f3, g4 (B06) 1-0 N infiltration
Short vs Kavalek, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Lawn Mower # in 1
M Delgado Crespo vs Z Frometa, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 1-0

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

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

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1/2-1/2 Black fortress
A Giri vs Caruana, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)1-0Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

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

C-K Def: Breyer Variation (B10) 1-0 Dual Queen Sacrifices
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann, Advance Var (B12) 1-0 N on 6th, Arabian #
Nimzowitsch vs A Gize, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Retreating discovery
Nunn vs I Stohl, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1 He gave her away
I A Nataf vs Karpov, 2002 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) /Scandivian (B01) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+unpin
Keres vs V Tepaks, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attk. Gunderam Attk (B13) 0-1 Center blast
D Johnston vs J Cooper, 1981
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

White to play 21.? Blimey, this one's verging on 'insane'!!
F J Sanchez Guirado vs Ponomariov, 1997 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation (B17) 1-0 Consecutive N checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Masterly Ns!
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical (B18) 1-0 Dbl Sac exchange decoy N+
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B19) 1-o Who's attacking who?
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack - By Vladimir Vukovic
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var(B20) 1-0Rob the pin
L Day vs R Livshits, 1994 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 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, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy Nf7#
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Alapin, S-M Declined (B22) 1-0 N sac vs. hanging N
Hort vs Hartston, 1976 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 kNight on the rim wins?!
Tiviakov vs A A Gonzalez, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...Nf6 (B22) 1-0 Dbl N Sacs, Crosspin end
M Ragger vs R S Jones, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Correction: Open Sicilian; making use of pins w/a pesky knight
Von Bardeleben vs Paulsen, 1887 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sic O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B23) HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

White's clever demolition sacrifice 21. Nxe6!?
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 A Pretty Pair of Knight Sacs
F Vallejo Pons vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Defender
T Farley vs M Kawuma, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Clown Knights Mischief
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 312 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
H Wolf vs Lasker, 1923 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

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

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

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Holes HURT!
Kholmov vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(B30) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Interesting knight sack leads to complicated king hunt
Sutovsky vs Morozevich, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's gem; Old Sicilian(B30) 1-0 Sitting Q sac, passer, Ns
Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1923 
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

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

B20 Old Sicilian: Wing Gambit. Gettin' busy in this one!
W Rocha vs M G De Souza, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian 4.c3 (B30) 0-1 Crosspin
Brosztel vs Charousek, 1892 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk Fio (B31)1-0 N sac for N#
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Last Great Masterpiece
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Var(B31) 1-0
Psakhis vs F Roeder, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

B31 Nez-Ross Attack. Fianchetto, Lutikov Gambit 1-0 Fantastic
Morozevich vs McShane, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Pins
Akopian vs Kuzubov, 2007 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices so bold they're borderline disrespectful!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Famous Q trap, no resignation
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 1/2-1/2 Two kNights survival
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Dragon (B34)? 1-0 Complicated, much debated
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B35) 1-0 Sacs galore; royal family fork
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Zwishenzug check doesn't work but white doesn't know that
B Jonasson vs Angantysson, 1984 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

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

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

French vs King's Indian Attack (B40)1-0 Backward f-pawn problem
S Kindermann vs Short, 1987 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 0-1 Unusual finish
Reggio vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 15 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian/French (B40) 1-0 Jousting kNight has his day!
Fischer vs Feuerstein, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French / Sicilian (B40) 1-0 Good kNight, Bad kNight
A Minasian vs Ehlvest, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 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

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1Lonely K to receive Arabian #
Parma vs M Damjanovic, 1960 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Anand sacs 'em to hell
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack Fianchetto (B43) 1-0 Dbl++
J M Bellon Lopez vs L Popov, 1977 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 f3 helps trap the Black knight
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Capture-Recapture-Fork
Kasparov vs A Ringel, 2000 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 Wild Bs vs Ns
Romanishin vs Tal, 1975
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Impressive Unpin
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 6.Be2 Modern Var (B56) 1-0 Relentless pressure
Kotronias vs Sasikiran, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1-0

Decoy Black king to e7 to set up a winning discovered attack
Anand vs Leko, 1994 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Discovered+ Double Attack
Eigil Pedersen vs A Zografakis, 1950 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish Var (B71) 1-0 Leaps and bounds
D Muller-Using vs F Hoffmann, 1995 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Zwischenzug N capture+ 1st
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1948 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon (B72) A Well known trap. If Nc6 then Ng4 is playable
K Rahn vs Rellstab, 1941 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B72) 1-0 Dandy discovery Qs face-off
Lasker vs R Short, 1892 
(B32) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 N moves!
Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

What a display of knight power!
Remeniuk vs Stein, 1959 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Smothered Mate
R Slade vs D Hooper, 1947 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

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

38 Rd1xd6?? newly undefended d6-rook drops off to knight fork
Bakhmatov vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 38 moves, 0-1

Demolition combination with 19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Najdorf. English Attack (B90); Really powerful king hunt
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 All 4 kNights X atleast 1 piece
A V Sulypa vs Kupreichik, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

If you're looking for a reason not to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Here's one reason to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Uncommon Q trap
P Shields vs R Spiers, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 1/2-1/2 3-fold perpetual next
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B93) 1-0 What a skilled matador CHUCKY was!
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Quite the finish
F Zimmermann vs W Huebner, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Two knight sacrifices on the same square! POTD Aug 1 2009
D Griffith vs K Hopps, 1982 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96) 1-0 Super Sac Attack!!
Sven Pedersen vs P Gallmeyer, 1971 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn w/out the P.P. (B97) 1-0 Nf6+
J Sammour-Hasbun vs R Anderson, 2003 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Var (B99) 1-0 Thunderous!
B Vuckovic vs S Marinkovic, 2006 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Black N turns the tables
V G Kirillov vs I Mazel, 1931
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

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

The Korchnoi Queen on g3 piles on the pinned f2 pawn
S Tatai vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C01) French, Exchange, 14 moves, 0-1

Game 79 in Elements of Combination Play in Chess - Reinfeld
E G Sergeant vs Capablanca, 1935 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

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

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

French Advance 6.Be2 Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 W rips center apart
S Zhigalko vs B Czap, 2007
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1Black rescued his extra kNight
K Treybal vs Foltys, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Roman Holiday
Dzindzichashvili vs Fritz, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 1-0 Pin allows en prise kNight
D Howell vs M Meinhardt, 2007 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 39 moves, 1-0

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 1-0 Black hangs his queen
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Q Spearhead Greek Gift
A Shashin vs Dashkevich, 1955 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

Tal sacrifices three minor pieces for mate
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

Game 10 in Irving Chernev's book "Logical Chess: Move by Move".
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Bxh7+ Greek Gift win
Foltys vs Mohyla, 1940 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05) 1-0 Interference
W Bialas vs K Darga, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

-- Wolfgang Uhlmann, "Winning with the French"
W Bialas vs Uhlmann, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack(C10) 1-0Sac attack, Q on 7th
W So vs Akobian, 2016 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Tricky Rs & Ns MG
Kramnik vs Bareev, 2004 
(C10) French, 77 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal Variation (C10) 1-0 Making use of pins
Fischer vs R Blaine, 1964 
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack(C10) 1-0Knighted (or Pinned)
G Vescovi vs Karpov, 2004 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Bradford Attack (C11) 1-0 Qxh6+ sac
Fischer vs Benko, 1962 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 0-1 Dbl rook sac
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) Superb exchanges
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1929 
(C11) French, 51 moves, 1-0

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

15 yr. old Radjabov upsets Kasparov
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Full force Kside!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French Classical Burn (C11)1-0 Overworked P allows Q "windmill"
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk 100 selected games-Kalinichenko's book
Ivanchuk vs S Volkov, 2005 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
Lasker vs Showalter, 1899 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 38 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack(C13) 1-0Greek gift, Deflection
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

FR, Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 Efficient, beautiful attack
Tartakower vs Lasker, 1924 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 1-0

FR, ClassicalRichter Attack (C13) 1-0 Dbl N sacs followed by +s
Anderssen vs K Pitschel, 1872 
(C13) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French vs Alekhine-Chatard Attack (C13) 1-0Neato N sac & N trap
Nezhmetdinov vs S Pimenov, 1936 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def. Alekhine-Chatard Attk (C13) 0-1 4 "exchange" sacs!
J Smeets vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(C13) French, 58 moves, 0-1

French Def Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0 Miss
Murey vs B Gruzman, 1965 
(C13) French, 37 moves, 1-0

I.A. Horowitz's "How to win in the Chess Openings" Chess Movie
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 0-1 A lovely shot!
J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

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

FR Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0 Remove the guard
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(C15) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer(C15) 1-0 Ignore the threat, check for +
J Minckwitz vs S Mieses, 1872 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 kNights take off!
Perez vs Fernandez, 1947 
(C15) French, Winawer, 15 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 1-0 Surprising sacrifices
Geller vs Karpov, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Alekhine's GUN
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames by Stephen Giddins
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Classical Var (C18) 1/2-1/2 N&P EG
C Horvath vs Uhlmann, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Winawer. Advance (C18) 1-0 Overworked pawn crumbles chain
Fischer vs W Hook, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Classical (C18) 0-1Ultra centralization, Pawn roller
Hort vs Petrosian, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 1-0 kNight robs the pin
Nijboer vs Timman, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 106: My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Double knight sacrifices let the heavy pieces in; Q will win.
G Nielsen / V Nielsen vs A van der Linde, 1874 
(C21) Center Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Striking last move like Marshall's "Pieces of Gold" game
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

25. Qe6+! is the first of four deflection moves for mate.
J Mieses vs Albin, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Dbl R sacrifice, Q sacrifice
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Beyer Gambit (C21) 1-0 The most sudden K walk that I know of.
Sas vs NN, 1904 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit 4.Nxc3 (C21) 1-0 Leaping knights abound
T Schuster vs G Hodakowsky, 1959
(C21) Center Game, 20 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

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Max use of half-open file
P Mertens vs E Eichhorn, 1968 
(C22) Center Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1 Greco Mate
Reichert vs E J Diemer, 1950 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1Golden Oldie
NN vs Allgaier, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Fraser-Minckwitz Def (C25) 1-0!
Chigorin vs A Solovtsov, 1884 
(C28) Vienna Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 White can produce a passer on both sides
Averbakh vs I Nei, 1963 
(C27) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 0-1 Surprising K walk
Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

Leapin' kNights & Sittin' Queens! Anastasia's Mate!
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Bronstein G. (C28) 0-1Discover Dbl+
J J Hastings vs A P Law, 1994 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Prepare the Pin: A nice motif that comes up fairly often.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C28) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Brilliancy prize
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 SuperNezh shows his stuff
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Discovered ++ dooms Black
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Bomb f7...the tail of the combination has a stinger: Qh5+
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1899 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Black Q is trapped
Charousek vs G Makovetz, 1897 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1 K target practice
NN vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack (C40) 0-1 Notes by Blackburne
Gamman vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Damiano Defense Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1/2-1/2 Hairy game!
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 0-1 kNights bite
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 N sac, pin
P Littlewood vs S Kindermann, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Exchange Variation (C41) 1-0 R sac, N pops
Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Black Q hung 3 different ways!?!
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Minors trap Q
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Hanham. Krause Var (C41) 1-0Bxf7+ Deflects K away
M Christoffel vs A Haerri, 1992 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Ultra Famous Opera House Game
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Hanham (C41) 1-0 Fried Han-ham Attack!
Van der Wiel vs J van Baarle, 1983 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 White defies h6
S Hosea vs P A Fontaine, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Russian, Classical. Chigorin Var (C42) 0-1 HP's 1st win over EL
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Damiano, Kholmov Gambit (C42) 1-0 More copycat
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Marshall (C42) 0-1 Jalapenos!
R Vollmar vs D Ackerman, 1949
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game 3...Qe7?! Are you prepared? (C42) 1-0 Nxf7 sac.
S Milliet vs I Ludwig, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Ns on 6th
Lasker vs J White, 1892 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 0-1 Combo finish
Nijboer vs Piket, 1994
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1/2-1/2 Psycho Ns
I Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Attack & Defense
Euwe vs A Speijer, 1921
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Deadly Q&N
C Eliason vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Reinfeld's Chess Str'gy & T'ics... "A Typical Marshall Swindle"
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Congres international des echecs, 1869; Incredible 2 # patterns
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

"Wrong cannot right the wrongs that wrong hath done"
A Miller vs Chernev, 1928 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Brazen: A classic Q sac, then a N sac followed by a pawn mate
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C46) Three Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

The Immortal Desperado (and the most hilarious chess game ever)
Bogoljubov vs L Schmid, 1949 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

"Akiba Rubinstein: Uncrowned King" by Donaldson/Minev
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

4 Knts Spanish. Symmetri Copycat (C49) 1-0 h-file battery unpin
Nunn vs J Howell, 1991 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1-0

Rook Lift, Queen sacrifice and Arabian Mate all in one!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1945 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Royal attack leads to royal fork
Morphy vs A Bousserolles, 1859 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 1-0

The Chess World 1867/68, p. 451
Loyd vs S Rosenthal, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

Italian Game d3, c3; exhanges on e3 (C50) 1-0 Black in a Bind
Carlsen vs Anand, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

From Diagonal to Square Knights - Checkmate
H K E Clemenz vs F Eisenschmidt, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 5 Sacrifices!
Blackburne vs NN, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Blindfolded
Blackburne vs NN, 1872 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 So Beautiful
Prince Dadian vs Boulitchoff, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Dbl check next
O Lie vs E Kjaerstad, 1954 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Fine Deflection
Anderssen vs G W Medley, 1851
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Paulsen Var (C51) 1-0 29...Nd2 comes up empty
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1864 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 44 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker.
Dufresne vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 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

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
de Riviere vs P Journoud, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 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

Italian Classical, Cntr Attack (C53) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs J G Cunningham, 1859  
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Take it or leave it
J Furhoff vs T Nyback, 2007 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game, Classical (C53) 0-1 A Reinfeld # puzzle
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Greco (C54) 1-0 Shades of Frank Marshall
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W E Kunerth, 1935 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Pair o' Ns!
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Mikhail Tal (1936-1992)
Tal vs Jack Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

won the brilliancy prize at the 1890 Manchester tournament.
Taubenhaus vs E Schallopp, 1890 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Muller vs Bayer, 1908 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0Brilliant smothered#
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Ulvestad Variation (C57) 0-1 Sizzlin'
K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack(C57) 1-0Dbl N sacs enter R+
O Giordanengo vs R Gehrke, 1991 
(C57) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

2Knts Def. Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit 4.Ng5 Nxe4 (C57) 1-0 K walk
Minifie vs Berry, 1946 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bishop + line (C58) 0-1 Bold N Sac
A V Gorbatov vs V Yandemirov, 2007
(C58) Two Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Kieseritsky (C58) 1-0 Pawn pyramid
Bronstein vs E Rojahn, 1956 
(C58) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 shoved back
M Hamer vs L Andreassen, 2007
(C59) Two Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Polerio, Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 K walk
Fomenko vs L Radchenko, 1967 
(C59) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Another Dbl R sac
Blackburne vs Burn, 1868 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

Extreme Efficiency, A Beautiful Combination
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Nyholm Attack(C65) 0-1Stunning Nxg2!
Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

annotated in J. Hajtun, Selected Games of Mikhail Tal, game 21
Tal vs Furman, 1958 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Minckwitz Var (C67) 1-0 SO GOOD it's creepy
Tal vs P Kampenuss, 1953 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange Variation (C68) 1/2-1/2 Brave kNight
Lasker / Taubenhaus vs Janowski / Soldatenkov, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Exchange Alekhine Var (C68) 1-0 N on 6th, Rs penetrate
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Keres Var (C68) 1-0 Upside down Arabian Mate
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def(C71) 1-0 Q sacs, R 7th
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1895 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1 Exchange Sac
F J Lee vs Lasker, 1899 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1More to Discover
E Busvine vs J Birnberg, 1924 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Morphy Attack (C78) 1-0 Knight on the 6th
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1899 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Neo-Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Two N traps
E Berg vs McShane, 2003 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0 Open e-file, uncastled K
Carlsen vs E Blomqvist, 2001 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Open Variation (C80) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate
T V Voronova vs Vo Hong Phuong, 2000 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 0-1 Valiant Knight
Geller vs G Garcia, 1978 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

An exchange sacrifice ends up trashing Alekhine's kingside
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 1-0 Sitting there en prise
J J O'Hanlon vs R Woodthorpe, 1949 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Standard Kingside Attack You Should Know -- Closed Dbl K Pawn
Teichmann vs Schlechter, 1911 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0 R lift, pin, sac 2 Ns
Ivanchuk vs P Lukacs, 1988 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Dbl B sac and more
K Spraggett vs G Vescovi, 2004 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Keres Defense (C92) 0-1 Black Ns on the 3rd
Bronstein vs Alatortsev, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 0-1

"one of the best games played in the 20th century" -- GM K.S.
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1969 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 60 moves, 1-0

Notable games of Magnus Carlsen
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs Reinhold, 1931 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 1/2- "Greco's #" perpetual
Rublevsky vs Onischuk, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Bagdasarova vs K Rybenko, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 0-1

D Howell vs T Ringoir, 2008
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

P Damiano vs NN, 1497 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Browne vs J Kaplan, 1972
(B54) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

W Ader Hausman vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 36 moves, 0-1

E Hagara vs M Manik, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Krum Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs A Hodges, 1891 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

R Hayes vs F Bohatirchuk, 1951
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Boleslavsky vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

H Westerinen vs O Moen, 1985 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

H Westerinen vs Hebden, 1988 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

H Westerinen vs M Rolvag, 1988
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 h-file opens rapidly, White 0-0-0
Keres vs H Soonurm, 1942
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

E Bhend vs L Weltjens, 1958
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 Nxg7 sac
W Moranda vs M S Yahya, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo c3, d3, Be3 (C53) 1-0 N#
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1890
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 Don't develop your opponent's pieces
Hebden vs R Cantero, 1986 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit 3.Nxe5 Qe7 (C40) 1-0 Dbl N sac ends w/pin on N
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Damiano Def 3.Nxe5 Nc6 4.Qh5+ (C40) 1-0 K chase, P #
L Holmberg vs O Hongset, 1962 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

D Cinca vs T Heedt, 2004 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Qside Sac Attack!
E Berg vs M Atabayev, 2011 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2...Qc7 Quinteros Var (B27) 1-0 Rabid White Octopus
J Gonzalez Garcia vs Quinteros, 1971 
(B27) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Muzio Gambit Accepted From Def (C37) 1-0 Similar2Immortal
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0 Slash & burn kNights
Dreev vs D Anagnostopoulos, 1989 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C32) 1-0 N&Q++
J Valenzuela vs J Aguirre, 1998
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Deadly Decoy K hunt
O Korneev vs Piskov, 1996 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 10 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
P Romanovsky vs A A Smorodsky, 1924 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA. King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Knights swirl about
Charousek vs Skultety, 1891 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 0-1 No Q trap
G Ligterink vs Miles, 1984 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Dbl N sac opens lines for Greco's #
P McEvan vs G Kito, 1967 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Sic Closed vs Botvinnik System Rev (B25) 0-1 Remove the Guard!
H Tanner vs Shabalov, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Chameleon (B20) 0-1 QxN+ decoy sac!
G Oskam vs Colle, 1923 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

It's a KP carving, not a C-K Def (B10) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Marshall Gambit (B23) 1-0Backwards Legall's #
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Happy hanging N
Topalov vs M Leon Hoyos, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Dbl Octopus
Radjabov vs Naiditsch, 2005 
(C59) Two Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 1-0 Unstoppable Rook
W T Pierce vs W Nash, 1885 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 1-0 Show me Captain Ron!
O Winkler vs M Schulz, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Karpov. Modern Var. Kasparov Attk (B17) 0-1 Sac Attk!
N Evseev vs Flohr, 1949 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Winawer Attk (C67) 0-1 Unpin stuns, fails
C D Locock vs Gunsberg, 1888 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 20 moves, 0-1

Not the Caro-Kann Defense; it's garbage (B10) 1-0 QxNf7#
A David vs Marc Daniel, 2005 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0Failed R trap, efficient attk
Capablanca vs E Reeve, 1919 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

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