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QThee Queen is MEAN to Fredthebear Volume Two!!
Compiled by fredthebear
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More home wreckers by and to the queen, especially by the opposing queen. Many of these are queen sacrifices on the way to checkmate, but not always. Occasionally, it's a case of thievery to remove the guard, or a race of queens to see which can do the most damage, or one queen forces the withdrawal of the other queen into a helpless position, etc. Sometimes she gets caught in the act!

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


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

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

Morphy gets kayoed early. A knight nailed him.
Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 0-1

Chess variants - UNUSUAL (000) 0-1 Queenmate!
Maurian vs Morphy, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 0-1

Evan's Gambit minus 1kNight and he pulls off Boden's Mate!!!
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Queen Sac for a famous king walk
Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 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

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

Rook sac traps opposing rook, winning a bishop and pawn
M Brzoza vs Bartnik, 1991 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Decoys, Q sac
E J Diemer vs Schickner, 1950 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Symmetrical Var (D02) 0-1 Marvelous defense!!
P F Schmidt vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

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

White sacrifices TWO queens and ends a knight ahead
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Chigorin (D02) 1-0 The d4 pawn is often poisoned
P Cafolla vs F Guerrero, 2006 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

QP Krause Variation (D02) 0-1 Q trap
Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1912 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

QG Declined: Baltic Def. Q Attack Deferred (D02) 0-1, 10 moves
J van der Linden vs L Svensson, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined Harrwitz Attack(D37) 0-1 pawn grabber trap
J Schenkein vs Schlechter, 1913 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Reverse QGA: Krause Variation; Anastasia's Mate in one
Alekhine vs Leonhardt, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

London System vs Tarrasch (D02) 0-1 Unruly play!
F Ghaledar vs J Arun, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

London System vs Tarrasch Def (D02) 1-0 Q trap in the center
Blackburne vs Chigorin, 1897 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Queen trap in Torre Attack by Timman
Timman vs H Bouwmeester, 1967 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 9 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack (D03) 0-1 Thunderous Qside N sacrifice
E Korchmar vs Nezhmetdinov, 1931 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 22 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Colle System (D04) 1-0White's Q wins the showdown
G Koshnitsky vs Purdy, 1932 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 8: Chess Masters on Winning Chess by Fred Reinfeld
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1911 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 1-0

Checkers/Whist/BLIND CHESS SIMUL - INCREDIBLE (1900) Boden's #
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 114: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Denker vs Chiera, 1936 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Chigorin Def. Main Line Alekhine Var (D07) 1-0, 10 moves Q trap
W Schmidt vs B Grabarczyk, 1991 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin CG. Lasker Trap (D08) 0-1 Deflection 7.Kxf2? QxQd1
N Shatkin vs Bill Bauer, 1960 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 7 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line(D08) 0-1 "Smothered Check"
J Rascher vs W Seemann, 1988 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Albin Countergambit Fianchetto Bf5 Line(D09) 0-1 Q sac, h-file
H Dinser vs D Mione, 1996 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Slav Defense: Czech Variation. Krause Attack (D17) 1-0 Qc5 trap
Karpov vs P Houtsonen, 1989 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 13 moves, 1-0

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

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

Miniature: QGA McDonnell Def. (D20) 1-0 Q+ & fork EAD
S Dian Cheri vs Y Makhlouf, 2004 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Don't (immediately) take material just because you can
Leitao vs Baburin, 1998 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Classical Variation / vs Colle Set-up (A40) 1-0
B McCamon vs B Carlier, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1 The castled K wins again
H W Apperly vs H Charlick, 1894 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Beefeater Var (A40) 0-1 X-ray Defense
J Kulbacki vs B Wall, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Indian Game/Veresov (A45) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Hector vs N Kirkegaard, 2006 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Discovery Q trap, or Smothered Mate
C Landenbergue vs M Roeder, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky / Veresov Attack (A45) 0-1 Beautiful black queen!
R Moonen vs Euwe, 1981 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

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

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

Indian Game: Capablanca QID (A47) 0-1 Brilliant combo
D Daniuszewski vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Spearheads, Q sac
J Cukierman vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 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

Robatsch Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 Castle opp, P lever, Sac, Pin, Dflct
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Liverpool 1874 "Fiddling While Burn Roams" (GOTD)
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(B06) Robatsch, 14 moves, 1-0

Modern Def (B06) 1-0How long did W take to calculate all this?!
F Roeder vs W Zbikowski, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Weak back rank, no luft
Tal vs F Olafsson, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Standard (B06) 1-0 Outpost on 6th, Spearhead, Q sac
C van Oosterom vs P Hulshof, 2009 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense half-a-150 Attack(B06) 1-0, 25 moves Zwischenzug
M Kravtsiv vs Y Vovk, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Standard (B06) 0-1 W gives away Ps, Black gives Q's
G Jones vs Bologan, 2012 
(B06) Robatsch, 55 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Q sac upon overworked pawn
Eigil Pedersen vs H Keller, 1952
(B07) Pirc, 21 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

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

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Development traps Q
R Averby vs V M Ostroverkhov, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Caro-Kann, Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 Overworked Q
Fischer vs I Ibrahimoglu, 1970 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 39 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Gambit (B12) 1-0 Fried Fast Food
Tartakower vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 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

Caro-Kann Def: Advance (B12) 0-1 Q sac as a defensive tool
A H Pettersson vs F J Lee, 1905
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin / Caro-Kann Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q trap
Capablanca vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Very efficient
L Owen vs R L Mapes, 1984 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 23 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

Remove the Defender... in Beginner's Picture Guide by Horowitz
Schuster vs Carls, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 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

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

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1/2 - 1/2 Busy queens
T M Haub vs M Ehrke, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fischer's intermezzo checks allow his Q to escape & nab Black Q
Fischer vs D Ina, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 Open diagonals are Bishop highways
Darcy Lima vs Y Shulman, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01) 0-1Arabian Mate w/Q
L Josteinsson vs Petursson, 1984 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Discovered Check wins Q
H Murtaugh vs B Wall, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From G. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Qxh2 sac to promote
Glicksteen vs E Lawrence, 1971 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Photo-copy (w/colors reversed) of Ed. Lasker - Sir G.A. Thomas
NN vs R Crepeaux, 1923 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

KIA / Zukertort Opening: Sicilian (A04) 1-0 Q sac, B cut-off
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Barcza System vs NY System (A04) 1-0 Overworked queen sting
Fischer vs P Lapiken, 1956 
(A04) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A04) 0-1 Anastasia's mate
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A04) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening (A04) Lady in distress wearing a black dress
Chekhov vs Razuvaev, 1982 
(A04) Reti Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Double attack & Queen sac by Adamski (18 Qxc3!!!)
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Classical vs Black Mustang Defense (A04) 0-1 Tough to assess
M Duppel vs R Schlindwein, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 65 moves, 0-1

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

KIA / Hungarian / Closed Sicilian (A07) 1-0 Bold Arabian Mate
Robson vs A Udeshi, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

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

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 C-K (A07) 0-1 Impressive Q sac to promote
E Lobron vs Dzindzichashvili, 1979 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Traditional 9.e5 KIA (A07) 1-0 Q Sac leads to Arabian Mate
A Stukopin vs B Hasenohr, 2008 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit (A09) 0-1 N+; it's one or the other
B Andonov vs Lputian, 1987 
(A09) Reti Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

35.Qe6! Nf6 36.Qe7 +- is the win Nakamura missed
Nakamura vs J Friedel, 2006 
(A09) Reti Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Slav (A11) 1-0 Rough going, Q sac
N Vitiugov vs M Rodshtein, 2010 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 33 moves, 1-0

eng 0-1 Snygg Matt. damoffer, sen tornschack m.mSPELA!
S Lorenz vs A Orlov, 2001 
(A25) English, 17 moves, 0-1

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 Double Rs sac
J M Craddock vs J Mieses, 1939 
(A25) English, 12 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 B Underpromo
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense: Borg Gambit (B00) 1-0 Activate all your pieces
V Petrienko vs J Svatos, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Famous old miniature. A witty queen sac for a mate.
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Neat Queen trap threatens mate
Bamber vs R Chranowski, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Two consecutive humdinger N sacrifices
E Bhend vs E Schneiders, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. transposes to Hippo (B00) 1-0 aesthetic or pathetic?
Ivanchuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Deflect the defender and then capture it's former defendent
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Scandinavian 3.Bb5+ Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Robust attack on f2
de Riviere vs Dubois, 1855 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Common Qside trap
Pavlov vs D Dragos, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

2.e5?! White gets destroyed by sacrifices to expose the King
Segal vs A W Fox, 1900 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense, Declined 2.e5?! (B01) 0-1 She Danced
J H Rasmussen vs S Salomonsson, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 57 moves, 0-1

3..Qa5 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.h3 Bh5 6.d4 Nf6 7.g4 Bg6 8.Ne5 Nbd7 9.Nc4
Alekhine vs Mario Schroeder, 1924 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 1-0

Center Counter 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Q trap fighting for c7 square
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

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 g3 System (B01) 1-0 Black's Q gets trapped
R Hess vs R Gonzalez, 2005 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 7.f3 (B01) 0-1 Q sac, Smothered Mate
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Pin Nc6 & Discovery traps Q w/Nxc7+
G Abrahams vs W R Thomas, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Black forces perpetual vs WC
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Miniature: f7# threatened twice
Balode vs Sondore, 1965 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 Giveaway to mate
Nimzowitsch vs NN, 1896 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

A beauty - the Peruvian Immortal
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 London 1862 Brilliancy prize win
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

#5 in Lombardy's "Modern Chess Opening Traps"
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1-0 Q trap
S Samarian vs G G Alexandrescu, 1956 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Matsukevich G. (B02) 1-0 It's K or Q
Mazukewitsch vs Kandaurov, 1967
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1-0 Black Q forced into self-pin
Rublevsky vs Z Varga, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1-0
B Arvola vs A Edakina, 2006 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 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

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0He opened the door?
H Russ vs K Zeh, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 BLACK K MARCH!!
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1986 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: The Squirrel (B02) 1-0 Had a few too many nuts
Hill vs Janeway, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Q Hunt
S Makarichev vs Alburt, 1978 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 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 Defense: Balogh Variation (B03) 1-0 Q threats
F M Wren vs Sprow, 1944 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack. Main L (B03) 0-1 Q sac, K walk
E Maahs vs W Pajeken, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

David Bronstein (1924-2006) Sacrifices all over the place!
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Exchange (B03) 1-0 Q sac arranges Arabian Mate
G Shahade vs L Times, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen, Miles Line (B04) 1-0 N+ robs pin
O Johannesson vs H Haga, 2012 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 13 moves, 1-0

"...like a mysterious sphynx, it teases my imagination."
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Smothered Mate 2b
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0 Qxf7+ removes the guard for Nxe6+
Nunn vs S Swanson, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Count accurately
I Gaponenko vs Dreev, 2016
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 63: The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 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

B11 Caro-Kann Def. Two Knights Var (B11) 1-0 Q sac of sorts
N Ziaziulkina vs N Paikidze, 2010 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 40 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Gotch ya!
Keres vs E Guthi, 1964 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 moves, 1-0

Game 13: Beating the Caro-Kann by V. Kotronias
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin Barmen Def Central Exchange / C-K(B13) 1-0
B Wall vs Johnny Thomas, 1977 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 9 moves, 1-0

C-K, Classical (B18) 1-0 Decoy, clearance & deflection
Kamsky vs Seirawan, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: General (C00) 0-1 Standard Q trap f3/f6 by Bs
NN vs R Blaine, 1980 
(C00) French Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

French / Owen Defense (C00) 1-0 She shouldn't have been there
Konstantin Chernyshov vs Andrejew, 1982 
(C00) French Defense, 8 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

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0Main trap by 2 kids
J Martinez vs D Rybansky, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

French Advance (C02) 1-0 Q gets trapped after failed B sac
Nezhmetdinov vs A Konstantinov, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade Var (C02) 1-0 Right-handed Milner-Barry G
B Wall vs Claus, 1974 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1Open center, plenty of action
Carlsen vs C Hansen, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyKBZnvEYYU
Tal vs Petrosian, 1975 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 0-1 Black has all the fun
J Cobb vs A Spice, 2007 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def ML (C04) 1-0Black hangs his Q
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 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

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 Queen trap
Matthew Tan vs Ulibin, 2008
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

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

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1/2-1/2 46...Q offer
Keres vs Kholmov, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Franco-Sicilian Def: Marshall Gambit (C10) 1-0 Qside Discovery+
B Wall vs J Lippert, 1980 
(C10) French, 8 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Normal Variation (C10) 1-0 Black Q sac fails
Steinitz vs H Czarnowski, 1867 
(C10) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Variation (C10) 1-0 Q trap
Y Kotkov vs Akopjan, 1966 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

French, Classical Svenonius Variation (C10) 0-1 Same N&B hit c2
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Survive to thrive
Svidler vs A Riazantsev, 2008 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 She got in but
Henry Thomas vs J Kulbacki, 1992
(C11) French, 19 moves, 0-1

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

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

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 Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 Notes by Reti
Alekhine vs Fahrni, 1914  
(C13) French, 23 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 Defense: Winawer (C15) 0-1 A lovely shot!
J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Spearheads
Zukertort vs J Schulten, 1868 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 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

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 At each other's throats
Judit Polgar vs L B Hansen, 1989 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

Fischer proves he is a genius in all aspects of the game!!
Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 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

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 1-0 Q must sac, Rs roll!
W Paige vs E Formanek, 1993 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

Athens sacrifices queen-wins in 10 moves! London broiled.
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

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

An off-hand game; White targets the pin and Black Q
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Bxf7+ means Q is lost
C Gibbs vs C Davie, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Defense (C21) 1-0 Q skewer
Albin vs Horinek, 1922 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Schlechter Def (C21) 0-1 Counterpunch!
S Albrecht vs J Bobber, 1990 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Q trap
S Sanchez Castillo vs E Ubiennykh, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 1-0 Q trap
A Agouridis vs N Tepelenis, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

"Oldrich Duras" Sounds of a wise old warrior of medieval epic
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Var (C23) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy w/B aid
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Dr. Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) Direct ancestor of Immortal Game
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

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

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23)  0-1 Kside crusher
Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Vienna G. Steinitz G. Fraser-Minckwitz Def (C25) 0-1 Decoy
Steinitz vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C25)1-0 Legall's Mate (unforced) B took the bait
Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game, Stanley Var (C26) 1-0 Bxf7+ then Qd5+ & fork, more
Alekhine vs A Evenson, 1918 
(C26) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

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

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

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Leapin' kNights & Sittin' Queens! Anastasia's Mate!
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1859 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 0-1 W can't finish, drops rook
Alekhine vs D Kirk, 1924 
(C26) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk, Q sac, mate by B+N+p
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C26) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Knights all over the
J Kis vs E Csato, 1993 
(C27) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Variation. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 Nx_+
J Mieses vs NN, 1900 
(C27) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0Double Rook Sacrifice
Alekhine vs B Gregory, 1909 
(C28) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 1-0

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

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Legall's Mate goes extra innings!
Gunsberg vs NN, 1907  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Old, Old K'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

KG Declined. Classical Variation (C30) 0-1 Discovered Attack
Chigorin vs Burn, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical(C30) 0-1Multiple ways to mate
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Tear open the diagonal
Blackburne vs NN, 1899 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

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

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0 Q trap
Keres vs Vidmar, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Furious action
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Bishop's G Bledow CG (C33) 1-0 Discovery Fails
Fischer vs W A Nyman, 1964 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Double Rs Sac
Colomer vs Vivas, 1947 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Breyer Gambit 3.Qf3 (C33) 1-0 Q sac
Capablanca vs A Chase, 1922 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bryan CG (C33)0-1 K walk; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

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

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

Game 51 in The Immortal Games of Capablanca by Fred Reinfeld
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Over aggressive Q trap
Keres vs Toldsepp, 1934 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 Q sac removes the guard
Chandler vs Emms, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var(C34) 0-1This game does not disappoint
Robson vs Bacrot, 2011 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Becker Defense (C34) 0-1 Good vs Bad Bishop
J Mayer vs P Poschel, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA Gianutio Cntrgambit (C34) 1-0 GT2K Dbl B attk by both sides
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Dovetail Mate by promotion
F Young vs H N Stone, 1907 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def. McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 Q sac attack
H Kramer vs Euwe, 1941 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sudden Philidor's Legacy
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 # w/a passed pawn
Itze vs H Reinle, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 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

KGA Salvio Gambit Nh6 (C37) 1-0 Black Q invades, gets trapped
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 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

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0 6...d5 is better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted (C37) 1-0 Legall's Mate in 10
H Reinle vs Seyfried, 1959 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco Gambit Calabrese Gambit (C38) 1-0 Look B4 U Leap!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 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

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Sac Festival
NN vs E J Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Variation (C40) 0-1 Mind bender miniature
NN vs Bronstein, 1954 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 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

K Pawn Game: Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 Q sac, P mate
P Damiano vs NN, 1512 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Damiano Gambit Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1-0 Q trap
J Krejcik vs R Muenz, 1911 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Self-pin; remove defender
Blackburne vs W Pollock, 1888  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

King Pawn: La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 2...Nf6 is superior
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation (C41) 0-1 Dbl Rook Sac
O Bernstein vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Q trap
Krogius vs N Aratovsky, 1945 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense w/Kside Fio (C41) 1-0Pretty finish despite pin
A Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1/2-1/2!! Stay calm, and carry on...
Aronian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def (C41) 0-1early g4 & Q sac makes interesting scrap
D Cornette vs S Milliet, 2011 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense f6? Qe7? (C41) 1-0 Unpin Q sac = Legall's Mate
Mackenzie vs F Perrin, 1868 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Black cannot mirror White in the Russian Game
O Bernstein vs NN, 1931 
(000) Chess variants, 14 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason Var (C42) 1-0 Windmill
Winawer vs Shumov, 1875 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter (C42) 1-0 Q sac
Psakhis vs Martinovsky, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Cochrane Gambit. Center Variation (C42) 1-0 Q grab Deflects B
Messinger vs M Rack, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Loose Black Q
Tarrasch vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0The way in is not out
F Ercan vs M Gonzalez Amaya, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 En prise MADNESS
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 + & fork
H Van Oostrum vs Rohner, 1981 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Attk (C43) 1-0 Complex Reti #
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 Hold on!
C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C44) 0-1 Now that's Queen harrassment!
G Dufresne vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

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

Ponziani Spanish Var. Harrwitz Attk Nikitin G. (C44) 0-1 SUPER!
Lutt vs Keres, 1934 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Napoleon Gambit (C44) 1-0 "The Last Victory" film
Napoleon Bonaparte vs General Bertrand, 1820 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 132 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Blackburne vs H Gifford, 1874  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Annotated by Steinitz: "Mr Gossip deserves the highest praise"
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Black trains B&Q on f2 (pin), then deftly relocates the Q
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Tartakower Var (C45) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Tartakower vs Yates, 1922  
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1/2-1/2 Q perpetual
J Mieses vs E G Sergeant, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo Variation (C45) 1-0 Watch f2
J Langreck vs C Boor, 1998 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45)0-1 B slaps Q in front of everyone
R Meulders vs R Schuermans, 1978 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz-Rosenthal Var(C46) 1-0 #Pattern
M Movsisyan vs T Patton, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Fork Trick (C46) 0-1 ...b5 Q trap
R Rysan vs M Drtina, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 Legall's Mate
J N Berger vs Frohlich, 1888 
(C46) Three Knights, 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

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0Common miniature on 6th
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1/2-1/2 Common Unpin gets Crzay
D Monokroussos vs L Barcarola, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien, Game 80, Frankfurt 1887
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1887 
(C47) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 Q trap
NN vs J Van Mil, 1973 
(C48) Four Knights, 8 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 Decoy Q sac allows NxB+ fork
Navara vs Z Ruzicka, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 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

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

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Sudden end
Albin vs O Bernstein, 1904 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Pawn lever power, R lift
A Zemouli vs A Rizouk, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 1-0 Phenomenal Performance!
Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Roaming Queens
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Notes by JHB
NN vs Blackburne, 1871  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Tremendous!
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 55 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 1-0 Gain time&space
F Palmiotto vs R Hirsch, 1988 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo d3, Bg5 (C50) 0-1 Black rolls Kside
F W Grabill vs D H Mugridge, 1922 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

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

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

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Inventor sacs his queen
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Mighty Schlechter! Now this is KICKING THE DOOR IN!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1/2-1/2 Dbl R sac, Q perpetual
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Resourceful @ 12 years old!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Cadets discovery+ nets Q
E Bamber vs P Hoareau, 1993 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 44 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 0-1 Back rank threat
Pinkus vs Marshall, 1926 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Just take it!
F Riemann vs Koeltsch / Pfeiffer / Roesner, 1873 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 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

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Kolisch vs Loyd, 1867 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 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

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

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

Tartakower and Dumont 500 Master Games of Chess
Bledow vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 1-0 The Black Q is lost
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo c3, d3 (C53) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy w/B assist
J M Hanham vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

"Queen of the Night" offer similar to Marshall's Qg3
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Qxh6+!! and mate by bishop is unstoppable!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 Temporary Q sac
Euwe vs J O'Hanlon, 1919 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

Tal is pressured in a simul, and the response is breathtaking!
Tal vs Jack Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense (C55) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Kolisch vs Shumov, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Terrific line opening
M Corden vs NN, 1970 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

Two Knights Def. Fritz Variation (C57) 1-0 Throwin' Haymakers!
D Walker vs A Wright, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Flames~
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check (C58) 0-1 Bf2 a bit late
Anderssen vs Von Der Lasa, 1846 
(C58) Two Knights, 34 moves, 0-1

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

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

Renaud & Kahn's The Art of the Checkmate, pp. 79-80
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 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

Extreme Efficiency, A Beautiful Combination
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 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

Spanish Schliemann De. Schönemann Attack (C63) 1-0 Back ranks
G Marco vs Marshall, 1902 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Tartakower (C63) 1-0 Decisive B threats
A Brinckmann vs Kieninger, 1932  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Nxf7 blunder
J Berkvens vs V Mikhalevski, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 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

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Great display of courage by white and dazzling sacrifices!
T L Petrosian vs A Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl+
A Ambanelli vs R Frith, 1981 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 Deflection!
Mecking vs A Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Normal Var (C69) 0-1, 23 moves, Q blunder
Bacrot vs E Inarkiev, 2008 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

Certainly this must rank among Keres' finest
Hort vs Keres, 1961 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

The queen dares the overworked back rank defender
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Fishin' Pole Flames
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2008 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 33 moves, 1-0

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

42. ..B? A wonderfully constructed checkmate box!
K Akshayraj vs S Safin, 2005 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var(C77) 0-1Black sacs 3Qs!
V Gunina vs S Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

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

Queen sac attack, for rooks and X-ray bishops to seal the win!
Svidler vs Adams, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1Pawn roller
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Q sac
Z Almasi vs M Marin, 2008 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1/2-1/2 She had the last word!
Pribyl vs A Ornstein, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 Q sac removes f7 defender
Karpov vs Geller, 1983 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 1/2-1/2
S Sevian vs D Naroditsky, 2015 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1-0 White rampage
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Kosteniuk, 2008 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 85 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

Perhaps Kasparov's greatest win ever vs.Karpov
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Not a single capture or check. 0-1
A Medina Garcia vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Breyer Defense (C95) 1-0 Q sac deflects R
Fischer vs Benko, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed Keres Defense (C96) 0-1 He got off the hot seat
B Ivanovic vs Keres, 1972 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 59 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed Var Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Q sac & more!
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack 8.c4 (D00) 0-1 Blind swine w/a Q sac
L O Hauge vs F Lindsoe, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Irma Bombeck...The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank
G Grasser vs L Winokur, 2014 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 36 moves, 1-0

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

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

A sitting Q sacrifice for 2 Rs, 2 Ps, 1 B, and the initiative!!
V Sjoberg vs Duras, 1909 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Qh6; know the opening structure
D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 En Prise Intermezzo+
Voloschin vs Forarasi, 1988
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 12 moves, 0-1

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

Tarrasch Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1, 15 moves Kamikazi Bishops
A Jakab vs L Cernousek, 2003 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 15 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Incredible straight jacket
S F St Jermain Steadman vs Ed. Lasker, 1913 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense (D34) Pawn storm committment to the very end.
Igor Ivanov vs V Zaltsman, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange Variation (D35) 1-0 Another discovery nabs Black Q
G Solis vs A Kashioka, 2004 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D35) 1-0 B&N mate
E Delmar vs NN, 1898 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

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

G121: Mammoth Book -Greatest Games (Nunn/Burgess/Emms)
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

"How Chess Games Are Won" by Samuel Reshevsky
Reshevsky vs Shainswit, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

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

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

Semi-Slav Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Scintillating immune pawn+
Maroczy vs M Romi, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Blumenfeld D49) 0-1 Failed Q sac & P dash
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 0-1

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

Game 46 of Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Janowski vs O Chajes, 1916 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern. Knight Defense (D52) 1-0 Weak back rank, Q sac
Alekhine vs Russian Tennis Club, 1932 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined, Cambridge Springs(D52) 1-0Remove the Guard
I Cheparinov vs L Lang, 1995 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0 Blitz Discovery +
H Melkumyan vs Dreev, 2011 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

My Great Predecessors by Garry Kasparov
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var Leko Gambit (D70) 1-0 Undermine!
J L Hammer vs R Yankovsky, 2012
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense (D80) 0-1 Blind Swine on the 2nd will promote
Wade vs N Littlewood, 1971 
(D80) Grunfeld, 47 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. Brinckmann Attk (D82) 1-0 N sac, pile on pin, 2
J Kulbacki vs T Manion, 1989 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 27 moves, 1-0

25 ... Be6-c8! and the White a6-queen has NO RETREAT!
Kharlov vs M Krasenkow, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 25 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 B & Q sacs
Spassky vs Timman, 1977 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange. Spassky Var(D87) 0-1Gone with the Wind
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. Russian. Prins Var (D97) 1-0 Black Q never moves
Piket vs Kasparov, 1995 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 41 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening (E00) 1-0 Sacs in MG, King hunts
Ivanchuk vs M Turov, 2006 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

This two piece Black attack fizzled out in Omaha. White used 5
D Saxton vs H Ohman, 1947 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Korchnoi beating Karpov's two queens!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Var. G.K. Attack (E12) 0-1Profound combo
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Like a moth drawn to the fire...tactical slugfest w/Tal
Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

mejores partidas de los mejores de la historia
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 97 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1/2-1/2 What a battle!
Caruana vs Karjakin, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Opocensky Var (E17) 1-0 Pinter's Brilliancy
Pinter vs C Thomson, 1989 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch Variation (E20) 0-1 Thunderbolt!
R Saeidi vs A Roghani, 2001
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 11 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights(E21) 1-0Back rank weakness
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1Discovery+
C Sammelius vs A J van den Hoek, 1942  
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1 Vicious crossfire & Q sac
C Parker vs I Myall, 1999 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1 The horse is hers!
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian, Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 1-0 Q+ & fork
Timman vs R Cosulich, 1974 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian, Normal Var. Schlechter Def (E52) 1-0 Bs trap Q
A Lugovoi vs Balashov, 2003 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 12 moves, 1-0

This isn't a Benko gambit, it's a KID gone wrong.
Navara vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Looks like a tennis match; "Modern Chess Opening Traps."
Feuerstein vs Bennett, 1955 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

KID Immediate Fnchtto (E60) 1-0 W just climbs aboard, takes off
Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Near structural symmetry after 20.Rdd1 but Black win in 5 moves
R Pruun vs Keres, 1931 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Defense(E61) 0-1 Top 10 Q&R sacrifice
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Simagin Var (E62) 0-1 Cramped into Zugzwang
Quinteros vs Panno, 1968 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 0-1

Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian (1929-1984)
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Attack with Mikhail Tal by the man himself
A Bannik vs Tal, 1957 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 45 moves, 0-1

One of Vassily Smyslov's greatest games!!
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Def: Kramer Var(E70) 1-0 Sac another and another
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

KID Normal. Deferred Fianchetto (E72) 0-1 Mutual promotions
H Bohm vs P Biyiasas, 1980 
(E72) King's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

KID Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance (E75) 0-1 Tal punishes 0-0-0?
Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Unbelievable queen sac by Tal
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 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

Bravo, Cheparinov ! Really nice!
Wang Yue vs I Cheparinov, 2007 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 54 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Def. Orthodox. Glek Def (E94) 1-0Blindfold blunder
Kramnik vs Shirov, 2001 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 14 moves, 1-0

Long live the King's Indian! Long live Radjabov!
Shirov vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Deflection of Q
P R Green vs D Gollogly, 1978 
(E97) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Clever sack of Q-for-rook, then mate.
Judit Polgar vs P Chilingirova, 1988 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fnchetto (B31) 1-0 Q trap
Anand vs Salov, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Triple on h-file w/Q sac, skewers
Robson vs M Khachiyan, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 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

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 1-0 Decoy then skewer
Unzicker vs Tal, 1975 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Artful finish avoids exchange of Qs
P Popovic vs Dusan Rajkovic, 1980 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 35 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) 0-1 Backward pawns are a problem
S Maze vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
M Stean vs Geller, 1975 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Classical Var (B57) 1-0 Mini: Hit f7 or it's defender!
C Zuidema vs H Ree, 1967 
(B57) Sicilian, 11 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

Tal gives queen for two connectors on sixth+mating att.
Tal vs J M Ripley, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77) 1-0 Take the N
Fischer vs E Stepans, 1957 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Infiltration
H Van Riemsdijk vs P Youngworth, 1978 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop Highway Crossfire
F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

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

One of best draws in 2005 Mtel 12May
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Variation (B92) 0-1 Butt-ugly Queen
B Mudongo vs S Andriasian, 2007
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Q sac decoy to N fork
N Firman vs Areshchenko, 2008 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Immune Ne6 helps trap the Q!
Waserski vs Godes, 1975 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96) 1-0 Scintillating
E Berg vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 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

C-K Defense (B10) 1-0 Steady build-up, nice combination.
S Conquest vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 60 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
H Reefschlaeger vs C Astengo, 2008 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07)1-0 Philidor's Legacy in 3 moves
Kasparov vs Wahls, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1-0

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