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yCheckmate # Fredthebear Mating Patterns
Compiled by fredthebear

Checkmate: The word is derived from the Persian "Shah mat." "Shah" is the Persian word for King and "mat" is the Persian adjective meaning helpless for defeated.

Chess mathematicians and problemists have established the fact that a King, Bishop, and Knight can checkmate the opposing King in 460 different ways.

- The Encyclopaedia of Chess by Anne Sunnucks, p. 68. St. Martin's Press, New York, 1970.

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The proper names of checkmate patterns are somewhat debated. Some of the confusion comes from well-meaning misprints (mine included herein) given in publications that perpetuate the wrong name. For example, Reti's Mate, Morphy's Mate, Morphy's Concealed Mate, and Pillsbury's Mate are often confused for one another by writers and players (but there is an official designation that distinguishes them apart based upon a famous game in which each occured). For example, Adolph Anderssen played Pillsbury's Mate before Pillsbury.

MORPHY'S MATE is NOT from his ultra-famous 17 move OPERA house victory! (The queenside queen sacrifice preceding Rd8# supported by a bishop is known as an Opera Mate in some publications, and a Reti's Mate in others, even though Morphy's ultra-famous Opera House game occurred earlier.) A proper Morphy's Mate has a rook placed on the g-file but needs no protection.

I will try to adjust these names to comply with the following easy-to-follow websight:

Wikipedia article: Checkmate pattern

Examples of many, but not all, of their checkmates are included below. Unfortunately, well-meaning internet postings are not entirely reliable.

The Art of Attack in Chess by Vladimir Vukovic, "one of the finest chess books ever written" is a source I trust. My version was reprinted in 2003 and edited by GM John Nunn, who is a stickler for accuracy and details. Chapter 4, pages 66-79 is devoted to Mating Patterns. Unfortunately, some examples given remain unnamed as a "typical mating pattern." Other authors have given these examples names that may or may not be official. One example of this is what I call the Hook Mate p. 72 but Vukovic/Nunn refer to this as merely a typical mating pattern.

My vast chess library certainly does contain other checkmate resources. However, until I have actually referenced and cross referenced the books, I will not list them yet. One variance in name somewhat invalidates or at least questions the accuracy of all names given in a particular book. Other books are accurate, but not comprehensive. Unfortunately, my chess library is not located near my computer for easy reference. Shuffling back and forth is required.

Previously I called a Dovetail Mate and a Swallow's Tail Mate the same thing. That is not correct. The DOVETAIL Mate is a DIAGONAL check whereas the SWALLOW's Tail Mate is check from the SAME FILE. The pneumonic device is helpful. (Neither one is an Epaulette Mate.) All labeling corrections have been made to my knowledge, but it's a good bet I have not yet caught all my own errors over the course of collecting and assembling hundreds of games. For my purposes, I do not care what piece actually gives the final check; it's the defense structure that limits escape that warrants the name.

For the purpose of increased examples, I consider an attacking queen interchangeable with a bishop or rook without changing the name of the checkmate pattern. For example, the rook could be replaced by the queen in the final position of an Arabian mate where the knight supports the heavy piece giving checkmate. I still call it an Arabian mate, although it is not fully proper to substitute a queen. My concern is the practical application of the pattern from any position, not the exact piece duplication.

Many of the original checkmates got their name after a sparkling queen sacrifice so it's wise to know the original full sequence. Versions with and without a preceding queen sacrifice are included herein. Some mating patterns were extended beyond the original version because of some quirk in the position that gave the suffering king a few more steps to flee before the final blow. The extended version can be extremely useful for the attacker to know!

Please understand that not all games provided end in actual checkmate. The opponent resigned when faced with the obvious mate in one or two, etc.

After all the ranting about checkmates above, I have also included some favorite stalemates and "queen" mates. These are a far sight different than a checkmate, but the reader may well enjoy them.

Thank you sneaky pete, patzer2, trovatore, and Nightsurfer among others.

Site STILL under construction by Fredthebear. I've tried to edit along the way. Legall's Mate examples are posted in another collection of their own.

* Many KNIGHT checkmates have been removed in 2017 to a separate file to make more room in this file for other types of checkmates.

Updated Index of Current Checkmates:
(Ignore the numbers that follow! The numbers do not aid the reader.) - Fool's Mate (Rapid one piece # on open diagonal to uncastled K) 10 - xh7/xg6/xe6 allows diagonal mate of uncastled king 14 - Scholar's Mate (Supported queen gives rapid # of uncastled K) 15 - Reti's Mate (Queen sacrifice opens final support check on back rank.) I have not yet made the specific distinction of Reti's Mate with rook supports bishop finish a.k.a. Dovetail Mate on the back rank as opposed to the Opera Mate with bishop supports rook finish. 20 - Morphy's Mate (Bishop check crossfires w/Rook on open g-file) 24 - Pillsbury's Mate (Bishop crossfires w/Rook check after a Rook sacrifice on open g-file) 25 - Bishop Assists Rook Mate (There are lots of variations but there's no room to include them all.) 31 - Back Rank Bishop leads to checkmate (fianchetto cut-off) 36

Many of the Following Have Been Re-located to N's Collection: - Arabian Mate (Knight supports Rook check vs K on edge.) 37 - Hook Mate (Knight supported by blocked pawn assists Rook.) 44 - Discovered Double Checkmate 47
- Smothered Mate Miniatures 70 (QGD Albin CG games are removed.) - Joint Knights Mate 100
- Philidor's Legacy (A Smothered Mate sequence by Q and her N) 120 - The Clean Mate (A smothered mate w/an extra step) 140 - Semi-Smothered Mates 155
- Royal Fork and Royal Family Fork Mate - Rare! 160 - Anastasia's Mate (K on open outer file and N prevents inward flight) 170

More of the Index, Less Knight Specific:
- Back rank mate w/support or cut-off assistance 190 - Lawn Mower/Corridor Mate (2 Rooks on adjacent ranks or files; one prevents escape) 200 - Railroad Mate (Q supports R+ shuffle and vice versa; the opposing king occupies the rank/file between the Q & R.) 225 - Blind Swine (two rooks = "hogs" on the 7th) 250 - Lolli's Mate / Damiano's Mate (pawn supports queen) 270 - Blackburne's Mate (Uses bishop pair and a knight for support) 350 - Checkmates from the Corner tend to be quite creative! 370 - Pawn Mates 400
- Pawn Wedge prevents King escape 450
- Promotion Mates 470
- Epaulet / Epaulette Mate (The K's own pieces beside him obstruct flight on the same rank/file... R-K-R) 500 - Swallow's Tail / Gueridon Mate (More obstruction by the K's own pieces "a pawn's capture" behind the K) 530 - Dovetail Mate / Cozio's Mate (The K's own pieces obstruct flight from a diagonal check) 550 - Parallel Bishop Pair / Double Bishop Mate 595
- Boden's Mate (Two bishops criss-cross in X fashion)600 - Fishing Pole Attack (h-pawn recaptures to open h-file) 650 - Greco's Mate (K caught on outer file as B prevents flight) 700 - Single Piece Mates 750 (This excludes Philidor's Legacy and Fool's Mate in the opening.) - Stalemate (Not in check but no legal move available)800 - Perpetual Check Draws / Three-Fold Repetition 850 - Various Assortment of Mates and Misses 900

* See Prettiest Checkmates compiled by SpiritedReposte

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has diagrammed checkmate patterns by name and good examples. It may better serve the new learner initially. (We likely share some game examples, but the collections were formed independently.)
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Fool's Mate in 2 moves embarrasses White
L Darling vs R Wood, 1983 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 2 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1-0 Fool's Mate: f6 is bad, g5 is worse!
H Klip vs T Bottema, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

1...e6 becomes Fool's Mate embarrasses White
I Skrypin vs A Glebov, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 2 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Mate in 3!?
T Rienaecker vs M Junge, 2004 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 3 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 The worst way to start
Van Kessel vs Rensen, 1990 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 3 moves, 0-1

Delayed Fool's Mate: Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) ˇ 0-1
J Bodvarsson vs F Olafsson, 1947 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Black smothers White's Q. If 5.fxNe3 Qh4+ is a Fool's Mate
A Gibaud vs F Lazard, 1924 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 4 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Lazard Gambit (A45) 0-1 Some never learn
Singers vs T Krabbe, 1958 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Macho Grob Spike/Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Fool's Mate mini
W T Mayfield vs W R Trinks, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort: Lisitsyn Gambit (A04) ˇ 1-0 Must Know Crusher
H Haberditz vs Hysek, 1938 
(A04) Reti Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Janzen-Korchnoi Gambit 2.h3 3.g4 (A80) 1-0 h-file attack, Qg6#
J Bandres Carballo vs D Bustos Serrano, 2001 
(A80) Dutch, 6 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening (A20) 0-1 B&Q spearhead for Scholar's Mate
J Spencer vs Takacs, 1981 
(A20) English, 4 moves, 0-1

"Scholar's Mate" Bishop+Queen Battery on f2
Brichinova vs Alexandrova, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Maroczy Var (B02) 0-1 Beware same side B&N
J Lastovicka vs F Vykydal, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

Leave thy rook's pawns alone! (B00) 1-0 Scholar's Mate
B Wall vs Bridgemen, 1996 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

How not to play the Kings Gambit. Scholar's Mate variation
N Tchinenoff vs R Maillard, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 0-1 Scholar's Mate
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0Scholar's Mate plus one
B Wall vs P Lewis, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Q's Knight Defense (C30) 1-0 Spearhead+N
Lasker vs C R McBride, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Parham Attack (C20) 1-0 Scholar's Mate; 4...Nf6 is best
J Amillano vs A Loeffler, 1972 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C23) 1-0 Slower Scholar's Mate
Michael Meyer vs D Newcomb, 1952 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Scholar's Mate Variation
Tartakower vs M Berman, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Defense?? (C44) 1-0 Scholar's Mate +1
J Creighton vs A Rangnow, 1949
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0
T Angermann vs K Mueller, 1994 
(C57) Two Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0 Scholar's Mate
A Haas vs K Lee, 1980 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Famous off-hand miniature - Q sac arranges Reti's Mate pattern
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical Var (B18) 1-0 Kolty's Reti's Mate
Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Reti Mate before Reti
M R Kaldegg vs G Zeissl, 1903 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Paris 1932 "Tennis, Anyone?" (GOTD) - Queen Sacrifice
Alekhine vs Russian Tennis Club, 1932 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Horwitz Gambit (C26) 0-1Reti Mate before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Reti's Mate
Maczuski vs Kolisch, 1863 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Delayed Exchange Var (C11) 1-0 Like Morphy
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var Simagin Line (B96) 1-0 Reti#
D Griffith vs K Hopps, 1982 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

King's English (A20) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl Discovered +, Reti's Mate
Ftacnik vs F Vallejo Pons, 2007 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel G(D00) 0-1Q sac,Reti's Mate
Kunath vs N Grant, 1875 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Q sac, B + R#
E J Diemer vs Burger / Bartsch, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

FR Winawer. Fingerslip, Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1-0 Opera #
R Schwarz vs Labau, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

KGA B's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Anderssen was deadly from distance!!
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 44: "My 60 Memorable Games" by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 Morphy's Concealed # coming
De Oliveira / Kiss vs Reti / L Vianna, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Morphy's Mate
Owen vs Burn, 1887 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Morphy Mate (after Windmill)
Reshevsky vs Shainswit, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's Mate Before Pillsbury
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter (C42)0-1 g-file
J Cvitanic vs Pavasovic, 1993 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

C-K Exhange Variation (B13) 0-1 Pillsbury's Mate Variation
L McLaren vs M Chandler / C Laird, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

La Bourdonnais Gambit 2...Qf6 (C40) 1-0 P grab becomes Support#
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

DGA, Copenhagen Def. (C21) 1-0 Putting out fires with gasoline.
Hartlaub vs M W Testa, 1912 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Nxh7+ deflection
M Bier vs S Ricardo-Rocamora, 1876 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 h-file attack
Z Belsitzmann vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(C48) Four Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 1-0 Pretty Q sac, diagonal X-ray #
Euwe vs Loman, 1923 
(A09) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Open Var (B10) 1-0 Bf6 wins
T Kantans vs S Prasannaa, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical (A70) 0-1 Devestating Black rooks
Korotylev vs Akopian, 2006 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 40 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Fire on the g-file!
Boucek vs Duras, 1902 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian, 2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Opera Mate
Znosko-Borovsky vs NN, 1932 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack/Chess Variant (000) Two mating squares
Nimzowitsch vs Leelaus, 1910 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Nice queen deflection sacrifice to open up the mating square
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch(C77) 1-0Sacs on h-file, long diag
Zukertort vs Winawer, 1878 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) 0-1 Bf3 outpost, Q sac opens h-file
G Abramovic vs Botvinnik, 1924 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Blindfolded Tarrasch owns the open files
Tarrasch vs Landau, 1880 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Chess Variants / Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Q decoy sac!
E Thorold vs NN, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 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

Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bc4 (B90)1-0 Q sac for P block; enter h-file
H Asauskas vs Malisauskas, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C11) 1-0 W sacs Q & R to open h-file
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

An Opera of Sacrifices w/notes in Italian. Magnifico!!
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Long Bomb!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 0-1 VK maliciously robs the pin
M Ballmann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 0-1 B supports R+
Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Normal. Gligoric System (E53) 0-1R on its way
Letelier vs Smyslov, 1967 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 78 moves, 0-1

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03)0-1 Qside penetration
A Andreev vs Khmelnitsky, 1988 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio (A06) 1-0 Heavy piece penetration, back rank pin
A Adly vs I Vovk, 2007 
(A06) Reti Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Variation (C44) 0-1 Arabian #
Reiner vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

FR Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift, Q sac sets up Arabian #
Alekhine vs A Asgeirsson, 1931 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Arabian #
Lasker vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. QID(A15) 1-0 Blind Swine to Arabian#
Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 45 moves, 1-0

Maybe Barcza's greatest game and 1st brilliancy prize winner!
G Barcza vs O Troianescu, 1948 
(A06) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Arabian Mate - on the side of the board, not the corner!
J Robey vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Brilliant!
D Khismatullin vs I Kurnosov, 2011 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E27) 1-0 Q says take me!
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

French Def. Advance (C02) 0-1 Arabian Queen Mate of sorts
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Arabian Mate w/B help
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Pseudo-Arab # next p. 67 Vuckovic
Gunsberg vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin CG (D08) 1-0 Q sac, Underpromotion, Hook Mate!
Marshall vs W Napier, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

Hook Mate pattern. (A pawn often replaces the Black rook.)
G Danner vs J Fletcher, 2005 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall leaves B en prise for 6 moves & sacs another.
Marshall vs A Cass, 1941 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Q sac, Double Check-mate!
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin, Improved Steinitz Defense?! (C66) 1-0 Dbl ++
Nimzowitsch vs Ryckhoff, 1910 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Elephant G (C40) 1-0 Discovered double check on the open e-file
A Toth vs C Guerra Costa, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Petrov's Immortal
F A Hoffmann vs Alexander Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Discovered Double Checkmate
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Mating Pattern in Reinfeld Book
Capablanca vs Masyutin, 1914 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

King Pawn: La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check is mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch Defense (A80) 0-1 Beautiful double discovered checkmate
J F Smyth vs H Helms, 1915 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Double ++ on open e-file is decisive
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game: Damiano. Kholmov G. (C42) 1-0 Lethal Bishop Pair
A Steinkuehler vs Horwitz, 1861 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian (C50) 0-1 Typical attack, FIRST SMOTHERED MATE
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Spearhead into smothered mate
B Hoffmann vs E Heilmann, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 Robbing the pin smothers the Q
Vasiukov vs S Giterman, 1960 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 mini: Mortimer Trap
R C Griffith vs NN, 1888 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Smothered mate in 6
Keres vs E Arlamowski, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 6 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

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Kozar vs Kutznetsov, 1969 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1 Smothered #
Reshevsky vs R Margolit, 1968 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Unusual mate
Vandette vs B Wall, 1976 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 12 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit (C40) 1-0 Smothered Mate Mini
Kranzle vs Krause, 1939 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

Center Counter (B01) 0-1 B-Q Spearhead, Q sac, Smothered Mate
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish (C26) 1-0Kick it in!
H Hallmann vs W Schneider, 1931 
(C26) Vienna, 13 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy in an odds game; Morphy was something else
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0Philidor's Legacy!
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Unusual Philidor's Legacy
Sveshnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1976 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

(A93) Dutch Stonewall, Botvinnik Var, 30 moves, 1-0 Smothered #
Timman vs Short, 1990 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Shrewd mating net
W So vs M Mahjoob, 2007 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy strikes again!
Koltanowski vs J Salazar, 1940 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch ML (B29) 1-0 Spearhead ->Philidor's Legacy
Unzicker vs O Sarapu, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Incredible sacs into Philidor's Legacy
F Young vs L Dore, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Variation (C23) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Capa prepares Philidor's Legacy w/pawn advance, discovred check
Capablanca vs H K Mattison, 1929 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 0-1A new tint of blue!
R A Ziatdinov vs D B Gurevich, 1995 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Classical. Greco G. Traditional (C54) 0-1The Clean Mate
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

1e4 e5 Dresden Opening(C44) 0-1Reinfeld Semi-smothered # puzzle
C H Capon vs J O H Taylor, 1873 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 Semi-smothered Mate next
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1Q sac into Semi-smothered#
Balanel vs A Pytlakowski, 1951 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

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

QGD Three Knights (D37) 1-0 Famous combo removes the defender!
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

A royal family fork checkmate, rare and precious indeed!!!
NN vs Zukertort, 1872 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Canal Var (C56) 1-0 Royal Fork #!
I Gudju vs Bogdanovsky, 1927 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Anastasia's #
Lasker vs Fortuijn, 1908 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1-0 Quick Anastasia's Mate in one
J Penquite vs K A Anderson, 1949 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Anastasia's #
P Roth vs G Rajna, 1975 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Waller Attack (C52) 0-1 Early Anastasia's Mate
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate!
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

Reverse QGA: Krause Variation; Anastasia's Mate in one
Alekhine vs Leonhardt, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 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

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def.,Her Majesty goes off for mate
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Like Marshall's "Pieces of Gold" game prepares Anastasia's Mate
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def. Euwe Var(A48) 1-0Anastasia's Mate
Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate
S Karjakin vs T Metsalu, 2001 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Exchange Var (C63) 0-1Anastasia's Mate
D Steinwender vs R Gralla, 1972 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var Chelyabinsk; Anastasia#
J Gast vs E Bhend, 1987 
(B33) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Ana Mate idea
S Collins vs T Spanton, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 13 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Anastasian gives Anastasia's Mate!
Anastasian vs Tiviakov, 1999 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG (C32) 1-0 Black castles into Anastasia's Mate??
Roth vs Rajna, 1975 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Furious Kingside Attack with Anastasia's Mate
G Andruet vs Van der Wiel, 1985 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 33 moves, 0-1

Leapin' kNights & Sittin' Queens! Anastasia's Mate!
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1858 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 0-1 Astonishing Anastasia's Mate!!
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Anastasia's mate pattern extends to swell # by 3 minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Pseudo-Anastasia's #
M Ghorbani vs H Faryad, 2003 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 33 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1 Just take it
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

'When I Paint My Masterpiece' is a Bob Dylan song.
Y A Zimmerman vs Z Erdelyi, 2001 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Game 42: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening e5 ML (A00) 0-1 W gives up the center, back rank
Akobian vs Ponomariov, 1995 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Variation (C01) 0-1 Corridor Mate
Chigorin vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0 Q sac
Unzicker vs M Czerniak, 1954 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 1-0 Stripped
Bosboom-Lanchava vs W Spoelman, 2005 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate
S Williams vs Hebden, 2006 
(E77) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Q sac, lawn mower mate w/2R
J Klein vs B Marcussi, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Marshall-Lasker 1907 World Championship game 3 0-1
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907  
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

Hybrid KIA vs Sicilian (A07) 1-0 Dbl Rs on open file
H Hamdouchi vs M Bezold, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 1-0Heavy blows
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1850 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 K walk
A Z Kapengut vs Antoshin, 1965 
(C56) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Lawn mower#
E Ambrosi vs N Aginian, 2008
(C11) French, 41 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 N discovery+ Corridor Mate
W Hook vs J C Meyer, 1979 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Mating combination p. 58
Goglidze vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(D90) Grunfeld, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Doubled Rooks, P wedge
A Sacks vs M Micayabas, 1984 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pyrenees Gambit(A50) 0-1 Q sac, then R lawnmower #
Kasparov vs W Cotrina, 1993 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate!
Bologan vs E van Haastert, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern (B10) 1-0Lawn Mower
D Arutinian vs Q Loiseau, 2013 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 33 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 Lawn mower #
Keene vs A Lukowicz, 1974 
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

QG Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 2 Q sacs, Lawn Mower Mate
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Nakamura allows Black to queen with check
Nakamura vs Robson, 2012 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 49 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

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 1-0 Corridor mate in one
A Planinc vs Velimirovic, 1971 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05)1-0 Q sac to Lawnmower#
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

Nice unpin. The Bishop's motor was running!
Anand vs R Kempinski, 2010 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 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

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

Q's Gambit Declined (D30) 1-0 Tremendous K hunt
Graf-Stevenson vs Semmler, 1932 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Possible Lawn Mower Mate in 3 if Black Rook interposes on f7
G Jones vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

4Ns Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Q pinned to the mate square
Shumov vs Winawer, 1875 
(C48) Four Knights, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 12: World's Great Chess Games (Fine)
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess, pp. 221-22
Morphy vs N Marache, 1859  
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Éste es un ejemplo de qué pasa si el negro juega dubitativo.
Nakamura vs R Hess, 2012 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Q supports R+ and vice versa into Railroad #
Gladys Anne Paloma vs Marie Faustine Shimwa, 2014 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def. Adler Var(A52)1-0 g-file railroad mate is coming
F Vallejo Pons vs A Romero Holmes, 2002 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

"Railroad Mate" technique w/other pieces; Q protects R shuffle
P Littlewood vs D Norwood, 1985 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: $icilian Invite / Q pawn(A04) 1-0 Railroad #
P K Wells vs Emms, 2000 
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 0-1 Dbl on the 2nd
Shumov vs Kolisch, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Polish ML Exchange (A00) 1-0 Sudden 7th ranker
M Bach vs R Svane, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Wolf whistle!!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 A World Championship Blunder???
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Double Double Trouble
G Timoshchenko vs M Kolcak, 1994 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic (A89) 1-0 Magnus is 12 years old
Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 33 moves, 1-0

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

QGD Modern. Knight Def (D52) 1-0 Q sac for Blind Swine
Swiderski vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 4: Move by Move - Alekhine (Giddins)
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 0-1 Q sac lets 2 hogs on 2nd
Joel Benjamin vs Z Kozul, 1997 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. St. Petersburg Var (E43) 0-1 Blind swine & B
F Alinoori vs Li Ching, 2001 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Larsen's 1.f4 results: 19 wins, 7 losses the rest being draws
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D64) 0-1 Lured into zugzwang
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1918 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 2 Hogs on 7th & Q crosspin
M R Sangeetha vs S Dhar, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

K pawn Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black made 5 kNight moves!
J Ask vs O Von Bahr, 2013 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Declined. ML(A57) 1-0 Q trap. Blind Swine on 8th
Barbero vs A Nascimento, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG (C31) 1-0The one time Morphy lost to Schulten
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Mayet G (C38) 0-1 Simple Yet Beautiful
Mayet vs Hirschfeld, 1861 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Variation (A57) 1-0 R decoys K
J L Watson vs Z Fayvinov, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0Bird's last game was sensational!
Bird vs Pfander, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Bustin' up the Kside
Alekhine vs W Kunze, 1908 
(C01) French, Exchange, 29 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort / Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Lolli's Mate
V Tukmakov vs A Elfert, 2000
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1 It wasn't easy gettin' there
Wemmers vs Metger, 1877 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Morphy-like
Blackburne vs A Steinkuehler, 1864  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 Q sac opens h-file
Blackburne vs West, 1885 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center (C43) 1-0 Blindfold Lolli's #
Anand vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Chess Review, 1933: Jan.17 (Horowitz)
Euwe vs Flohr, 1932 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 0-1 Going nowhere fast
E Rousseau vs C Stanley, 1845 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Yates Defense (E83) 0-1 Lolli Mate threat
Seirawan vs Xie Jun, 2002 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sacs P, N, B, R
J C Benjamin vs Graham Carter, 1975 
(C27) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Master of the Mating Net
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 DB UNLOADS
Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 White is tempted
Ravinsky vs G Ilivitsky, 1952 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 QxQ Lolli's # or Lawn mower #
Fischer vs R Ault, 1959 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 It's mate in 1
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit Declined (B20) 1-0Here comes Lolli's Mate.
P J Preece vs R Kent, 1977
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Copycat Ns, Missed # in 1
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open, Maroczy Bind (B38) 1-0 Wood on the fire!
Lasker vs Broderson, 1908 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Normal (D25) 0-1 Damiano's Mate in 4
Baburin vs Adianto, 1993 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 0-1 Rock slide!
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C23) 1-0 1788 Dbl R sacrifice
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade&Blackstock; Mate in 2 threat
Korchnoi vs N Levin, 1949 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 31 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening Miniature (A00) 1-0 Stunning Blackburne's Mate!
Konstantin Chernyshov (elder) vs A Lesiak, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
W Rudolf vs NN, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0Blackburne's Mate next
Stefansson vs L Bruzon Batista, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Colle / Indian Game: Knights Var (A46) 0-1 Blackburne's Mate
Flohr vs R Pitschak, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
T Nyback vs U Von Herman, 2009 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Two diagonals, each with mating squares
Janowski vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

White underpromotion checkmate from the corner!!
H Reinle vs Lange, 1936 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Black underpromotion checkmate from the corner!!
Wiede vs A Goetz, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit at R odds, ignore the Q, mate by N in the corner!
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Maroczy Variation (B12) 1-0 W sac attack!
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 142: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scandi Icelandic-Palme Gambit 3.c4 e6 (B01) 0-1 Fear the beard
J Rudd vs M Simons, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game, Center Pawn Duo vs 2...f6? (C20) 1-0 Laugher
Alekhine vs NN, 1936 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0Blast the h-file open
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacs, Mate w/a pawn
J Tolosa vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, 1898 
(C28) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Damiano Defense 2...f6 is bad! (C40) 1-0 Push the h-pawn
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Q sacrifice, Pawn mate
S Mlotkowski vs Deacon, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice, P mate
A Lasker vs Ed. Lasker, 1909 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Blackburne vs Mr. L, 1886  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 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

KGA Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 Deflect Q, P mate
Maurian vs NN, 1866 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 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

Italian Game, Classical. Albin Gambit (000)1-0 Odd but pretty #
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Steinitz shows his brilliance in a Queen sac for a King walk
Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening Exchange ML (A00) 0-1 En passant Mate!
I Korepanova vs A Tishkov, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Impressive old miniature using a decoy sacrifice and pawn mate
Busnardo vs NN, 1590 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Mini K walk
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Sacs, P mate
T L Petrosian vs A Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

"Teach Yourself Chess" by Gerald Abrahams
Bird / Dobell vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Pin allows pawn mate
Bird vs De Vere, 1868 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

"I never knew such a game was possible" - Tigran Petrosian
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

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, 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

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

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) 1-0 KOd
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 2001 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Tarrasch Def Two Knights Var (D32) 0-1 Rough & tumble tackle
T Nissl vs Tarrasch, 1932 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense Miniature: Checkmate w/a pawn on f7
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 R sac game changer
K Berg vs G Jacoby, 2007 
(A21) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Miguel Najdorf's IMMORTAL game ... its a "minnie" too!
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Classical. Central Var (C64) 0-1 Deflection
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1859 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 0-1 Crusher uses a pin, R sac
K Moll vs Falkbeer, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' Pole
Privalov vs V Malaniuk, 1974 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 15 moves, 0-1

An early Philidor (C42) 1-0 Pry open the h-file, pin w/P wedge
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

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

French Classical Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift 2x same wk
Blackburne vs NN, 1894  
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sicilian/French (A08)1-0 P wedge on 6th
Ponomariov vs D Sadzikowski, 2010 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sic French (A07) 1-0 P wedge on h-file
Zhou Weiqi vs Yifan Hou, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 1-0QDeflection!
Judit Polgar vs Kaidanov, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 91: Comprehensive Chess Course V2. Philidor Exhange (C41)
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 29
Bronstein vs L Shamkovich, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 1-0

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

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1Inexorable precision
Portisch vs Huebner, 1978 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Qside Greek Gift
D Waterman vs R Samo, 1974 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian. Classical (E12) 1-0 Spearhead
Piket vs Reshevsky, 1987 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

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

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

Indian Game / Richter-Veresov Attk (A45) 1-0 h-file assault
K Richter vs E Reinhardt, 1937 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Double Dutch; White has the better knight. Uncommon mate!
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0Epaulette #
Showalter vs Logan, 1890 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Famous Epaulette Mate
Morphy vs Worrall, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Epaulette Mate
M Gascunana Granados vs P Riego Saavedra, 2001 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal (C50) 0-1Remove the guard, Epaulette #
Albin vs O Bernstein, 1904 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 3.Nf3 is winning for White
I Schomann vs M Amini, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C55) 1-0 Epaulette Mate in One
D Movileanu vs B Pratyusha, 2015
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Def(C35) 1-0 Epaulette's Mate on side
Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

C-K Classical Var. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Brilliant tactics!!
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Epaulet Mate after 31.NxQh7, Rg6# (The proper version is Qg6#)
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Euwe Attk (B10) 1-0 Pseudo-Arabian/Epaulette Mates
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Discovery #
A Deloup vs J M Dubois, 1989 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Polish 1.b4 c5 Birmingham Gambit (A00) 1-0 Swallow's Tail #
B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Unpin, quick Gueridon/Swallow's Tail #
J Chamouillet vs NN, 1849 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Swallow's Tail #
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Göring G. ML (C44) 1-0 Upside-down Gueridon #
W Holthuis vs K Van Oirschot, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47)1-0 Swallow's Tail Mate in 1
Euwe vs W E Evill, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 26 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

Sicilian Najdorf Main Line (B99) 0-1 Unique Swallow's Tail Mate
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 53 moves, 0-1

KID Panno Var (E63) 0-1 Swallow's Tail/Gueridon Mate in one
Xu Yuanyuan vs I Charkhalashvili, 2001 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 88 moves, 0-1

Gueridon / Swallow's Tail Mate in one by the opposing rooks !K!
Miles vs Sosonko, 1977
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 35 moves, 1-0

Gueridon Mate in 2 after 49.KxRg1 gxRf2+ 50.Kxf2 Qg2#
Nenarokov vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 1-0 Dovetail Mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Greco Variation (C40) 0-1 Dovetail Mate
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

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

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Dovetail #
V Soldatenkov vs S Durnovo, 1898 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Delayed Fried Liver Attack (C50) 1-0 Dovetail #
P Vasic vs D Ristovski, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

From "Viaje al Reino del Ajedrez " de Y. Averbach et al
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Indian Game / Polish structure (A45) 1-0 Odd play; Dovetail #
Blatny vs Nakamura, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical. Central Var(C64) 1-0Dovetail Mate in 1
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 Half of a Dovetail Mate
de Firmian vs P Youngworth, 1980 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 43 moves, 1-0

After 29.Rxg7+!! Do you see the Dovetail mate?
Shirov vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Hungarian / Dbl Fio vs Baltic/NY System (A00) 1-0 P Dovetail #!
J M Hodgson vs S Agdestein, 1986 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

If KxB then Dovetail mate Qh5#. If RxB then Gueridon mate Qe7#
Carlsen vs H A Gretarsson, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var(C26) 1-0 3 possible checkmate patterns
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 An open center means a faster game
Keene vs Orly, 1961  
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C50) 0-1 "Old Kentucky"
NN vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

The original Boden's Mate: Q sac w/criss-crossed bishops
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Zukertort sacs the Queen for Boden's mate in 12 moves
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

One of Teichmann's famous games: Q sac destroys last defender
Teichmann vs NN, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Moscow Var (C17) 1-0 Boden's Mate
Koltanowski vs M Saura, 1936 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Variation (C80) 1-0 Boden's # miniature
Pandolfini vs NN, 1970 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 15 moves, 1-0

2 kNights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1Discovered+
H Leo vs K Dyke, 1974 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
Dus Chotimirsky vs NN, 1910 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 16 moves, 1-0

A40 Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit 0-1 Tiechmann did such w/White
Srinivas vs V Ravikumar, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 Spearhead, Boden's #
M Fico vs D Guerrini, 1981 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Morphy gives Knight odds, then sacs his queen to win, of course
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor, Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q finalizer
O Krause vs B Leussen, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Qh5+ leads to mate by Bishops
W Donisthorpe vs Mundell, 1892 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Fireworks
NN vs Teichmann, 1890 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf Polugayevsky Var Simagin Line (B96) 1-0 Cntr smash!
Tal vs NN, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Boden's #
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Elephant G. Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1R sac sets Boden's #
Reshevsky vs E D Duncan, 1921 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Baltic Defense; Boden's mate after 0-0-0 is typical
Fedorowicz vs S Brower, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Indian Game 2.Bf4 (A45) 0-1Boden's mate upon aimless woodpusher
Muskietorz vs J Salt, 1958 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Boden's Mate
G Janny vs L Steiner, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Triple sac ending in Boden's mate...
O Balk vs R J Barnes, 1926 
(C58) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

KG Declined, Soller-Zilbermints Gambit (C30) 1-0 Boden's # in 9
Fischer vs J Jones, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

U might want to spell (and pronounce) "pronunciation" correctly
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 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

Boden's Criss Cross Mate is the Mother Load of Sacrifices
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 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

Polish Opening (A00) 0-1 Black castles in 4 moves, serenades K
H Dobosz vs J B Bednarski, 1980
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/help from a R
F Olafsson vs Quinteros, 1974 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Boden's Mate
E J Diemer vs Portz, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 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

QG Declined: Baltic Defense (D06) 0-1 Q sac into Boden's Mate
F A Stroud vs A M Fraser, 1961 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0 Q grab
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q
Chulkov vs Gavemann, 1947 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Boden's Mate w/a Q
Krauthauser vs Herrmann, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Q sac, Dbl B attack
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Pseudo-Boden's Mate; supported Rook variation on open b-file.
Joel Benjamin vs N Gamboa, 1995 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Urusov G. Keidansky G. (C24) 1-0 Boden's Mate
H Faehndrich vs Steinitz, 1897 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 N-Q-R sacs to Boden's #
H Tirard vs A Silvert, 2000 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

checkers/whist/blind chess simul (1900) 1-0, 21 moves Boden's #
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

French Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Ofstad's Immortal - Sacrifices the way to Boden's Mate in 2
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Positional (C19) 1-0 Notes by Bill Melvin. > combo!
B Melvin vs R Cunningham, 1994  
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

Chess variants /King's Gambit (000) 1-0 Pin wins again
W G Ward vs H Browne, 1874 
(000) Chess variants, 15 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

Italian Classical, Greco Var (C54) 1-0 Boden's Mate Variation
C J Corte vs Jacobo Bolbochan, 1946 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Declined (C51) 1-0 Stripped clean as a whistle!
Marshall vs R Short, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Fishing Pole Attack forces resignation in 9 moves.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

French Def. vs Wing Gambit (C00) 1-0 Greek gift 1st of 3 sacs!
F Cirabisi vs V Cugini, 1992 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Fishin' Pole Counter Attack
A Ghaderi vs V Thorell, 2012
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: 2 Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Berlin Defense. Fishing Pole (C65) 0-1 Don't accept it
M Lee vs B Wall, 2007 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1Fishing Pole into Legall's #
Fucini vs Olivari, 1895 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange; Black Fishin' Pole (C69) 1/2-Q sac perpetual
Adorjan vs Karpov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz(C72) 0-1Fishin' Pole
R Adams vs B Wall, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 9 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 She's overworked
H Bohm vs Roman Hernandez, 1979 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 h-file battery
Gufeld vs U Tarve, 1969 
(C27) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Double knight sacrifices crack the h-file for the Q/R battery
O Frink vs F J Le Count, 1923 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Bg4 Line (D09) 0-1 Battery
Zsolt Timar vs B Thuroczy, 1990 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 20 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Q's Knight Var(D31) 1-0 Great Greco's Mate
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Greco's Mate
Euwe vs Wiersma, 1920 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Defense (C44) 1-0 Greco Mate in 5
Charousek vs M Porges, 1896 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Q sac, Greco's Mate
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 1-0 26.Qxg6! win easily
Kolisch vs Loyd, 1867 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Two Knts Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Q sac, Greco #
Edelman vs I Mazel, 1928 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird (C61) 1-0 Q sac into Greco Mate on h-file
S Pencil vs G Goltsoff, 1976 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
NN vs Burn, 1866 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Reversed Philidor vs French Def (C00) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C00) French Defense, 33 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

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

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Shocking finish!!
P Delekta vs Geller, 1992 
(C28) Vienna Game, 18 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. B's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Greco Mate threat
Janowski vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Raking Bs, Greco #
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed Variations (C84) 0-1 Greco Mate in 2
Nijboer vs Adams, 1998 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

If instead 25...Ka8 26.Nb6+ triggers Greco # after P captures
Psakhis vs Martinovsky, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening vs Copycat (A02) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J D Adkins vs D Vercauteren, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation (A46) 0-1 Fab Finish!
Santasiere vs Ed. Lasker, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attk (C51) 0-1 N&Q sac opens h-file Greco#
NN vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Greek gift beauty, Greco's Mate next
Colle vs V Berger, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90) 1-0 Greco Mate
Emms vs A Blees, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 3-Piece Greco Mate
Leko vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Greco's Mate in 1
D Mardle vs N Gaprindashvili, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc, Chinese Variation Be2, g4 (B07) 1-0 The Chinese Immortal
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Greco Mate on h-file is coming!
I Berzina vs B I Franco Valencia, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 0-1

Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Qe5+ forks LPDO Ra1 OOPS!
C Maddigan vs NN, 1970 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Three Knights, Classical 3...Bc5 (C46) 1-0 Get the Q in close!
Capablanca vs Edward Beckley Adams, 1909 
(C46) Three Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Strength of the cross-pin: the Sword of Damocles takes aim!
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 One piece mate
Baitsch vs Pahlke, 1956 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 54: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Cranktorp vs Maddox, 1933 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Reversed Englund Gambit
L Ingram vs A McDonald, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attk. ML(B52) 0-1Wee bit too much rocket science
G Widmer-Babic vs A Matsuo, 2004 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Single Piece Mate in One
Staunton vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

A copy of the famous "Immortal Draw," Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
A Nilsson vs J Eriksson, 1991 
(C25) Vienna, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate with all the pieces on the board
J Hohmeister vs T Frank, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening (A10) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate in 10 moves?!?!
J Upmark vs Robin Johansson, 1995 
(A10) English, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1/2-1/2 King & Pawn Stalemate
Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Adams vs V I Dimitrov, 1993 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's English 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29)1/2-1/2 Stalemate blunder
Kasparov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Huebner vs Adorjan, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Evans snatches a draw from the jaws of defeat with stalemate!
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

QGA Old Variation (D20) 1/2-1/2 Oops in the corner
E Williams vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 84 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

Catalan Opening (E00) 1/2-1/2 Masterpiece of Swindling
Beliavsky vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Classical (E17) 1/2-1/2 Super Swindle into Stalemate
I A Horowitz vs M Pavey, 1951 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

215 moves in about 5 minutes is amazing... Q sac stalemate!
Ivanchuk vs Leko, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 215 moves, 1/2-1/2

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1/2-1/2 Q sac forces Stalemate
D Monokroussos vs L Barcarola, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- The champ gets swindled
Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Bird's Attack c3, b4, d3 (C53) 1/2-Dbl R sac 4Arabian
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev > Perpetual check
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzomania--world's longest stalemate combination. 2R vs. 2R.
A E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Double rook sacs buy time to arrange perpetual+ by Q
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

B-D Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1/2- Perpetual check of the Q
T Purser vs Euwe, 1978 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

Should this be called Fischer's Mate?
Fischer vs Benko, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

K+B+N vs K forced checkmate in the corner of the Bishop's color
T Jaksland vs L Jorgensen, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 75 moves, 1-0

Incredible blind fold victory uses B+N# pattern into B's corner
Ljubojevic vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 106 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Rare checkmate in 3 w/kNight pair
R Mamedov vs M Panchanathan, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 85 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Grünfeld Var (E11)Two Knights mate a King+Pawn
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

Unwise Opening beats Wise Man from the East.
D Gedult vs Melchior, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Game 27: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Andrews vs F G Janssens, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn 2.Bf4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1Trespasser rebuke
K Regan vs R P Michell, 1905 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

French Advance, Milner-Barry Gambit (C02)1-0 Stunning sacs
F A Foulds vs Lang, 1956 
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern. Knight Defense (D51) 1-0 Explosive Finish!
D Zagorskis vs J Michenka, 1994 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

English Dbl Fio vs Classical Dutch (A10) 1-0 Crossfire pins
K Spraggett vs G Basanta, 1986 
(A10) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Another Immortal Sacrifice Game. 6 sacs
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Chess variants - UNUSUAL (000) 0-1 Queenmate!
Maurian vs Morphy, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Resembles Damiano's Defense w/a Qmate
B Wall vs D Ferguson, 1989 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Queenmate on e5
M Bobotsov vs Petrosian, 1968 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 0-1

Fischer delivers Queenmate
Fischer vs J Terrone, 1964 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 1-0

A Queenmate and a Dovetail Checkmate!
F Sanchez Aller vs A Gonzalez de la Nava, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical (C64) 1-0 Smothered Queenmate!
Z von Balla vs A Ritzen, 1914 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Nyholm Attk (C65) 1-0Smothered Queenmate!!
Motilev vs Tschirkow, 1981 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Smothered Queenmate!
G Malbran vs D Lanza-Fernandez, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Black resigned (pin) w/a winning pos
Von Popiel vs G Marco, 1902 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Forgacs NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 Know this mate pattern
A Fuderer vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def. Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) 1-0 Unusual X-ray mate
Carlsen vs A Groenn, 2005 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

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