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15 Movies Fredthebear Watched at the Drive-in
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is another collection split of brevities by Fredthebear.

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

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

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Open diagonals and pins are powerful!
Tarrasch vs Sergel, 1891 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Odds game produces Legall's mate w/an extra step!
Smith vs NN, 1852 
(000) Chess variants, 11 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

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

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

K Pawn: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Decoy into Royal fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

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

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Pseudo-Legal's Mate, instead Nh8#
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted 5...Nc6 (C21) 1-0 pin on open e-file
J Penrose vs Pryor, 1980 
(C21) Center Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 White can't stop Ba6
NN vs Lasker, 1905 
(C21) Center Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 1-0Pin, Q sac opens h-file R#
L'Hermet vs Hagemann, 1888 
(C22) Center Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24)1-0 Rob the pin, spearhead
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1939 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 Greed
Prokes vs O Zander, 1925 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Main Line (C25) 1-0 f6 blunder
M Fierro vs L Maria, 1994 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

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

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: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q Decoy
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

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

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

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29) 0-1 Bb6 pin coming next
K Berg vs A Kosten, 1981 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 1-0 Q trap
Hromadka vs S Rozental, 1917 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C29) 1-0 Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942)
Spielmann vs Flamberg, 1914 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Variation (C40) 1-0Simul tour
Fischer vs R Nickel, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

McConnell Def 2...Qf6?! (C40) Play 3.Bc4; Black plays bad B sac
Koltanowski vs D Carter, 1960
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack 3.Bc4 Poisoned Pawn (C40) 1-0
P Atars vs H Tomson, 1973 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Variation (C40) 1-0 WILD
M Lange vs NN, 1855 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense, Opera House Var (C41) 1-0 Nxc7+
D Starbuck vs NN, 1906 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Brave kNight, in the line of duty
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Double Rook Sacrifice
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Boden's Mate by Boden!
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 See rustyrook notes
Kolisch vs Rhodes / Walker, 1861 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 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

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

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0Central miscalculation
G Neumann vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 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

Russian, Cochrane Gambit. Bishop check line (C42) 1-0 Namesaked
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

White plays five moves---announces mate in eight!!!
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0 Black Q is overworked
Koltanowski vs McKeag, 1936 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sac B, N & Q!!!
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1885 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason Var (C42) 0-1 2 hangers
B Wall vs K Lawless, 1973 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle
Chigorin vs Gossip, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Lolli Var (C44) 1-0 A SWIFT KICK IN THE PANTS!
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Reti's Mate
Maczuski vs Kolisch, 1864 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Horwitz Attack Miniature (C45) 0-1 Pins galore!
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Q sac opens mating square
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0Excruciating P thrust, counter attk fails
N P Nielsen vs I L Hansen, 2001 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac for mate
Burille vs Jarvis, 1890 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Qh4 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 N threatsc7, gain time on Q
Tarrasch vs NN, 1884 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac opens back rank
B Blumenfeld vs G Helbach, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Some captures r better than othrs
K Waldner vs NN, 1910 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Pawn thrusts
T van Scheltinga vs A Henriksen, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Pawn Fork sets up Q sac & attack on K in the center
Swain vs Smart, 1990 
(C46) Three Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

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

Four Knights Glek (C47) 1-0 Unpin sets up discovered check
P Guyot vs S Trassaert, 1990 
(C47) Four Knights, 12 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 Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 0-1 Swarmed in 14 moves
A Dusek vs Nepustil, 1915 
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 0-1 Reverberation
H Spangenberg vs Tkachiev, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 12 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Dbl R sacs, Greco's Mate
NN vs Burn, 1866 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 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

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Rob the pin
Lasker vs NN, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 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

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
A Brinckmann vs Kieninger, 1932  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 13 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, Classical. Central Var (C64) 0-1 Deflection
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1859 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Classical Modern Main Line (C64) 1-0 dxe5 piles on pin
W Pritchard vs I Hund, 1981 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Striking simplicity or a monumental blunder?!
K Grigorian vs Dzindzichashvili, 1969 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 mini: Mortimer Trap
R C Griffith vs NN, 1888 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 7 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. Fishing Pole (C65) 0-1 Don't accept it
M Lee vs B Wall, 2007 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 15 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

Spanish Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 12 moves, 2 en prise
Hort vs V Zheliandinov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' w/a Spearhead
M Brohl vs W Glaeser, 1988 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 13 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Caro Var (C70) 1-0Resembles Kostics' Trap
T Martin vs NN, 1980 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Caro Variation (C70) 1-0Spearhead
D Fuller vs Horton, 1979 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Caro Var (C70) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO R
B Wall vs J Chance, 1969 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Deflect
E E Book vs Erik Andersen, 1935 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 13 moves, 1-0

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 Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C73) 1-0 Castle nabs Rook
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

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

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie (C77) 1-0 Pin the Attacker
Mackenzie vs H Hosmer, 1871 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical Def. Deferred (C78) 1-0 Enhanced Fork Trick
A Strikovic vs L F Gonzales, 1994 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open Variation (C80) 1-0, 12 moves interference w/+
Y Quesada Perez vs Y Salaun, 2008 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Open Variation(C80) 0-1 Qg4 is a bad spot in open games
J A Congdon vs H Hosmer, 1874 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Tarrasch Trap: Spanish, Open. Classical ML(C83) 1-0Rob the pin
Tarrasch vs Gunsberg, 1890 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Two interesting famous men: Rousseau mates Hume with noble N
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Borg Gambit: Rolling Knights, Impending Discovered Check 1-0
T Erben vs Forster, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense 4.h4 and 0-0-0 (B00) 1-0 Miniature nabs cornered R
G Wallwork vs P A Thornton, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

From Fred Reinfeld's "Great Short Games of the Chess Masters"
Kiss vs G Barcza, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Peruvian Immortal - queen and both rooks sacrificed
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr Leonhardt Gambit 3...Qa5 4.b4 Qxb4 5.Rb1 (B01) 1-0
Lasker vs A Goldberg, 1905 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 1-0

Common Unpin w/a Decisive Queenside Attack
J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

Center Counter 3...Qa5 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Q on the run!
Alekhine vs Mario Schroeder, 1924 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 1-0

Cnt Cntr 4.Be2 6.Bf3 (B01) 0-1 Nxc2+, gets worse
F Krticka vs J Dobias, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Mieses Variation (B01) 0-1 Bishop captures are key
G Helbach vs Rotlewi, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Sudden Q trap
A Istratescu vs I Frosinos, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Variation (B02) 0-1
Z Radojevic vs Bagirov, 1973 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

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

Nunn's Chess Openings prefers 9. dxc5 ♘6d7 10. e6 fxe6 11.
W Adams vs NN, 1950 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 14 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

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen-Haakert (B04) 1-0Pin game clincher
B Al-Hajiri vs M Hamal, 2014 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 15 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern Main Line (B05) 1-0Reverse Fort Knox
T Knorr vs H Conover, 1939
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 15 moves, 1-0

(B06) The First Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1 White missed P fork
Cochrane vs Saint Amant, 1842 
(B06) Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 White N baits Black Q into snare
J E Richardson vs A Eva, 1939 
(B06) Robatsch, 13 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Bad P structure
W Shaw vs Suttles, 1971
(B06) Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Two Knights (B06) 0-1Bxf3 sac allows Be5 support #
I D Dorfman vs Romanishin, 1977 
(B06) Robatsch, 13 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense (B06) 1-0 Surprise, yet so obvious!
J L Arnason vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. 2Knts. Suttles Var (B06) 1-0 Exchange, not defend
Geller vs O Jakobsen, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Q Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Bone in the throat
Kramnik vs Svidler, 2004 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Hit from all sides
I Kurnosov vs M Dzhumaev, 2008 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Def. Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bone in throat, rob the pin
G Timmerman vs A Rosmuller, 1984 
(B07) Pirc, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def. Hector Gambit (B10) 1-0 Before Hector's time
L Day vs D Grimshaw, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 W wins the knight
Tartakower vs M Ellinger, 1944 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 13 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Greedy
Alekhine vs F Gambino, 1945 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 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

You can get in, but can you get back out?
Smirin vs V Popov, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

The "other Fischer" gets crushed!
A Gerschenkron vs Fischer, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var 7.Qb3 (B13) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO N
V Vepkhvishvili vs I Charkhalashvili, 1999 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 14 moves, 1-0

An uncastled king cannot withstand two open central files
Alekhine vs I Strazdins, 1935 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Defense Mieses Line (B14) 1-0 ...Qc8!
Vasiukov vs A Zaitsev, 1968 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 Doppelganger
Koltanowski vs NN, 1931 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense Tartakower (B15) 1-0 Move en prise unit w/a threat
Bronstein vs B Ritov, 1978 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation (B16) 0-1 Poisoned Bishop
K Aseev vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 14 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Classical(B18) 1-0 Nxf7 sacrifice, B&Q Spearhead
I A Horowitz vs I Gudju, 1931 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

French Defense: NOT Normal (C00) 1-0 Pawn fork on move 4
M Mas vs R Guerrero, 1991 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Steinitz(C00) 1-0The horse ran off from his K
V Hergert vs G Handke, 1988 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

French, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 0-1 Q trap in 15 moves
Sperling vs E J Diemer, 1955 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

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

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 Oversight
J Perez Rodriguez vs M Delgado Crespo, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 14 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Advance, Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0 B Sac, N Outpost
B Wall vs H Murtaugh, 1971 
(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 Defense: Advance (C02)0-1 It's 3 vs 2 or Qc3+ & fork Ra1
Estrin vs Y Neishtadt, 1938 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C06) 0-1Incomplete
V Yemelin vs E Berg, 2006 
(C06) French, Tarrasch, 11 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein, Blackburne Def. (C10) 0-1 Check & Defend h7
P Charbonneau vs H A Hussein Al-Ali, 2008 
(C10) French, 13 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C11)1-0 Pile on the pin
J Gallagher vs Korchnoi, 2006 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 1-0

French Albin-Chatard G (C13) 1-0 There's a twinkle in his eye
B Hedlund vs I Lindqvist, 1981 
(C13) French, 15 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift
Pillsbury vs Chaseray, 1902 
(C13) French, 13 moves, 1-0

French, Alekhine-Chatard (C13) 1-One pawn grabber beats another
Rellstab vs Huber, 1925 
(C13) French, 13 moves, 1-0

Efim Bogoljubov (1889-1952) gives the Greek gift
Bogoljubov vs NN, 1952 
(C13) French, 12 moves, 1-0

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
N Speijer vs Couvee, 1955 
(C14) French, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

French Defense Classical (C14) 0-1 Remove the Defender/Deflect
Von Gottschall vs Blackburne, 1885 
(C14) French, Classical, 13 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 kNights take off!
Perez vs Fernandez, 1947 
(C15) French, Winawer, 15 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. Poisoned P (C18)1-0 Q can't maintain guard
V Liberzon vs Petrosian, 1964 
(C18) French, Winawer, 15 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

Fictional post-mortem analysis; extended Legall's Mate!
Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Absolute crusher!
Burgess vs Randy Miller, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

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

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

Blackburne's Trap is a Legall's Mate
Blackburne vs NN, 1885  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

KGD Philidor's Defense; A kNight on the 6th
Jong vs Jacobson, 1918
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30)1-0 BF draws K out into cntr
Fischer vs Michalopoulos, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 There's a knight in the house...
B Wall vs S Giannotta, 1980 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Anderssen Attack (C31) 0-1 BF falls fast
Fischer vs C Garcia Palermo, 1970 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

One of those Games Determined by a Single Profound Move
Chigorin vs K A Walbrodt, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 13 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

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var (C32) 1-0 Not all pins
Lutikov vs Hamerman, 1949 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Pin to K
B Wall vs W Wall, 1969 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Short Short game. :-)
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

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 Bishop's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 0-1 Impressive
W Kornfeld vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Development beats pawn moves
Gerter vs I Kapic, 1955 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Double B Attack by both colors! Q Sac, Boden's Mate awaits.
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Re-created game?!
Lensky vs Olga, 1949 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 She's Walled In
B Wall vs H S Hsieh, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA, King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 9 consecutive checks
Allgaier vs NN, 1807 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Blistering Bxf7+ sac & double check!
B Wall vs L Martinez, 1972 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 Play d4 before castling
M N Anderton vs Adams, 1992 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def. McCormick Def. (C35) 1-0 No help for h7
Newhouse vs R Beckett, 1990 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 14 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Development
Petrosian vs Dzaparidze, 1945 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 & Qe7
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Stunning Smothered Mate
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 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

KGA King's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 Nowhere to run
E Zimmer vs H Mueller, 1918 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. K's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 Deadly Decoys
Wheelwright vs T Frere, 1861 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Minor sacs, Discovery!
Pettersson vs Nielsen, 1985 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Middleton Countergambit (C37) 1-0 Surge of the Knights
J Lansing vs R Hart, 1907 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 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

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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0 N changed jobs
Schwartz vs Samsonov, 1908 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 15 moves, smothered mate
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 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

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

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

Englund Gambit (A40) 1-0 Theory gets iffy; Discovered+ wins
Korchnoi vs E Koning, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Greek Gift delivers qk result!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Bxh7+, Ng5+, Qh5, etc.
Marshall vs Stodie, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 R sac for a ramrod
Bob Brooks vs B Wall, 1973 
(B20) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Morphy G, Andreaschek Gambit (B21) 1-0 Bxf7+ K Walk
R Krogius vs A Ojanen, 1944 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Sweet c7 royal attack
P De Bortoli vs B Smaraglay, 1993
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central Exch (B22) Common trap
S Noorda vs J Sibe, 1965 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 14 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin (B22) Mini: Line opening w/a pawn capture discovery
N Zambor vs K Biro, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 15 moves, 1-0

waduh nona manis, kamu jago amat sih Grand Prix Attack (B23)
N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 (B23) 1-0 Add attacker to EAD creates pin
P Theon vs G Andruet, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Closed Variation (B29) 0-1 P fork trick
R J Lovegren vs B Wall, 1981 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed (B29) 0-1 Siberian Trap Qxh2#
P F Johner vs Tartakower, 1928 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Double Pin
Rossolimo vs C Kottnauer, 1948 
(B30) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Discovery
Adorjan vs S Reuben, 1973 
(B30) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bb5 (B30) 1-0 Tal works this pin like a finger puppet
Tal vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1970 
(B30) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 She Thief
Glek vs S Arkhipov, 2001 
(B30) Sicilian, 14 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

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

Sicilian Four Knights. Exchange Var (B40) 0-1, 15 moves
Y Solodovnichenko vs V Malakhatko, 2001 
(B40) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Dbl threat Qd8+ & QxBa5
Glek vs I Voss, 1991 
(B40) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 94 Look before you grab!
D Mardle vs N Gaprindashvili, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Castle forks are fun
Borbely vs Kovacs, 1948 
(B53) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B57) 1-0 Black Q gets trapped grabbing pawn
Fischer vs NN, 1959 
(B57) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Classical (B58) 1-0 Two kNights Attack
Taubenhaus vs A A Smorodsky, 1914 
(B58) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer Var (B60) 2 Knights paratroop invasion
W A Foldeak vs F Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

No pieces have been exchanged yet, but Black is dead in water
G Kluger vs Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Modern(B61) 0-1B fork coming after Xs
G Micalizzi vs Anand, 1990 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish Variation (B71) 1-0 Oops
Nezhmetdinov vs P Ermolin, 1946 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Leonhardt Var (B88) 0-1 ...Nf3+
Sursock vs Larsen, 1970 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Discovery
I Cheparinov vs J Cortes Lizano, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 If Qxa2 then Nc3 nabs her
Timman vs Polugaevsky, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs, # on d-file
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1961  
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

A pawn storm and a mighty pin come through w/out the queen
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

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

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

Four Knights Game: Italian (C50) 0-1 Unsound attack on f7
Geake vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian (C50) 0-1 Typical attack, first smothered mate
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Pin, Discovered Double Check, Ng6#
J Watkinson vs NN, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

4 Knights, Italian Var (C50) 1-0 It's good to copy Capa, right?
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo sac attack! (C50) 0-1 Dubois-Steinitz 1862
T Helin vs J Kiltti, 1996 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian, Rosentreter Gambit (C50)1-0 W gives away Ps to develop
Koltanowski vs A J Donnelly, 1947 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Piano, Black Fishin' Pole(C50) 13 moves, 0-1 Q decoy sac
Schwartz vs Hartlaub, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

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: Deutz Gambit (C50) 1-0 Bullied on the 6th
Koltanowski vs McClary, 1962 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rosentreter Gambit (C50) 1-0 A sour pawn
Koltanowski vs R Berry, 1969 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 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

It takes three harmonious pieces. Well done!
B Wall vs V Duncan, 1981 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C52) 1-0 A pair of pins
Morphy vs J Laroche, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Open lines are productive!
S Mlotkowski vs J B Harvey, 1921 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical (C53) 0-1 Now don't get fooled! See Greco-NN
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 1-0 f6 and g5 lose!!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 0-1Oldie but GOODIE
NN vs D Ponziani, 1769 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

Writer/Coach Dan Heisman's teenage miniature - 1st "book" win
D Heisman vs D Fennick, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Standard Italian Quick Draw
Estrin vs Kholmov, 1955 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Giuoco Piano for Black - Force a draw in the Moeller Attack
Short vs Karpov, 1989 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 0-1 Concentrated
Tagansky vs I Glazkov, 1975 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

White clears the way with minor pieces for her majesty to finis
W Spoelman vs A Bensdai, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 Chopped on diagonals
Coles vs C Ashmore, 1978
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Ne6 traps Dd8
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 A pin and a super e- pawn picnic
Andrews vs F G Janssens, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0Battery pins B on open e-file
Koltanowski vs NN, 1953 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. / Hungarian (C55) 1-0 Kside attack
Koltanowski vs Brett Thompson, 1948 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Perreux Var (C55) 1-0 Spearhead
Schroder vs H Illgen, 1926 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Q sac, Knights smack!
Lewis vs E L Dayton, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Philidor Ex/ Scotch / Italian 2Knts Def. Open Var (C55) 1-0 Pin
R Snyder vs Gordon, 1973 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch G. Anderssen Attack (C56) 0-1 White overplays his hand
Reti vs Lasker, 1908 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Accepted (C56) 1-0 Rob the Pin
P Gayson vs S Beukema, 2012 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Double Gambit Accepted(C56) 1-0Pin, Exchange sac
I Ellner vs D Andruss, 1977 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Pound away!
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1919 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Thunder & Lightening
B Wall vs Morales, 1974 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

-Fried Liver Attack- 15 moves
Robinnette vs Randell, 1980 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

-Two Knights Def Ponziani-Steinitz G- 0-1 13 moves Interference
Van den Behaerdt vs D Gedult, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

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

2 Knights, Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57) 0-1
Kerner vs A Brinckmann, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. 2 Knights Attack (C57) 1-0
L B Taboada vs F Fuentes Dominguez, 2001 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 1-0

Analysis: 2Knights Def. Fritz Var (C57) 0-1 See keypusher notes
Fischer vs R Burger, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack K March line (C57) 0-1
C M Grider vs F Pratt, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack N sac line (C57) 0-1
B Ellena vs B Wall, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer, Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Slowly set Q trap
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Perpetual Check of the Queen
T Purser vs Euwe, 1978 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

BDG. Gedult Gambit 3.f3 (D00) 1-0 Exchange sac, h-file attack
A E Blackmar vs Farrar, 1881 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 R deflection sac
E J Diemer vs NN, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Horatio Caro (1862-1920) smashes Lasker's NY System /Baltic Def
H Caro vs Lasker, 1890 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game Copycat (D04) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Ed. Lasker vs I A Horowitz, 1946 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Baltic Defense; Boden's mate after 0-0-0 is typical
Fedorowicz vs S Brower, 1994 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0
L Christiansen vs S A Tarin, 1985 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin CG. Lasker Trap (D08) 0-1 Underpromotion, R sac!
W B Wright vs R Finegold, 1990 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var. Advance System (D15) 0-1, 14 moves
Z Sturua vs S Atalik, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 0-1 Q Intermezzo
S Vesselovsky vs D Kudischewitsch, 1969 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 13 moves, 0-1

Counter attack knocks Przepiorka out of 1st place
Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Same as Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928
C Staldi vs I Pleci, 1937 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

This is game #4638 in Laszlo Polgar's Chess brick
S Nadel vs I Margulis, 1932 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 1-0

"Poor Marshall dead! Must be mate!"
Marshall vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

QGD vs Bd6 Stonewall Def (D30) 0-1 Sudden Kside 0-0 assault
K Hansen vs N Meldgaard, 1982 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

Petrosian falls for a petty trap in the QGD
Kotov vs Petrosian, 1949 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 13 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

Q's Gambit Declined: Modern Var (D53) 1-0 Pile on pin, N fork
W M Buehl vs C Spencer, 2004
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Short brawl of the queens
F L Vaughan vs Purdy, 1945 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

The famous surrealist artist w/a sting in the tail
Koltanowski vs Duchamp, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: East Indian Def (E00) 0-1 Fishin' Pole Spearhead
Korchnoi vs E Chick, 1974 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 No good moves for Black
Razuvaev vs Geller, 1988 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 15 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 miniature: Q trap
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Bogo-Indian Defense: Exchange Var (E11) 1-0 Q double attack!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian, Romanishin Attack (E12) 0-1 Pin
Jobava vs Kramnik, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 1-0 dark cloud over f6 (and g7)
H Ree vs Piket, 2001 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

QID Capablanca Var (E16) 1-0 W is up the exchange plus a pawn
Euwe vs Colle, 1929 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 13 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Noa Var (E34) 1-0 Food for the critics
Pelletier vs Carlsen, 2005 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Ragozin (E46) 0-1 Thematic Discovered Check
Ghitescu vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 14 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. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Kolty offers three minors
Koltanowski vs NN, 1958 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 15 moves, 1-0

KID Fianchetto. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Knight strikes
Najdorf vs H Rossetto, 1956 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 15 moves, 1-0

KID Normal Variation (E70) 0-1 Turn a threat into a pin
S Johannessen vs Tal, 1964 
(E70) King's Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

How Not To Play KID Four Pawns Attack With Black
Keres vs Geller, 1956 
(E70) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Check to a double threat
Sliwa vs Uhlmann, 1956 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 White wins a B
Keres vs S Johannessen, 1967 
(E92) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening, pseudo NY System (A00)1-0, 14 moves; pawn roller
Grob vs NN, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0, 13 moves
C Bloodgood vs R W Christy, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Notes by Eric Schiller
D D van Geet vs Guyt, 1967  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

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

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

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 See story: 2nd hand smoke kills R?
Tal vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 0-1 Damiano's Mate
K Moll vs Falkbeer, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Game 150: "Wonders and Curiosities of Chess"
Capablanca vs Kevitz, 1924 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: KID. Sokolsky Attack (A00) Arranged a N+ fork
H A Fernandez vs G Mittelman, 2003
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Dutch (A01) 0-1 ...a Chuck Norris kick
B Wall vs K Norris, 1985 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 15 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern (A01) 0-1 Development must not lag
B Wall vs R Uy, 1976 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 15 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Q on the edge is trapped
E Kettner vs Cziszar, 1956 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Double Stonewall. Black is careless w/his pawns
E Williams vs A Henderson, 1845 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 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

Bird Opening: 1.f4 f5 2.e4 Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02) 1-0
Bird vs Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Exposed Black K will cost his Q
P Ventura Cossa vs A Mongiello, 2008 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Pawns trap bishop
L N Jensen vs M Floer, 2007 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening/Nimzo-Larsen (A04) VERY efficient model game!
Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A04) Pin the Defender then snatch the Defendant
E Ghaem Maghami vs Chekhov, 2000 
(A04) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Reti vs NY System (A06) 1-0 She took the b-pawn and won
Kasparov vs Taimanov, 1978 
(A06) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

KIA vs FR (A08) 1-0 Outnumbered 2 attackers, 1 defender = N sac
Bronstein vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 15 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

English Defense (A10)1/2-1/2 Wonderful Q trap saves the day
I Bilek vs Schussler, 1978 
(A10) English, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Defense (A10) 0-1, Q trap in 13 moves
J van der Veen vs A Mol, 1986 
(A10) English, 13 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 1-0 +Removes the Guard
Razuvaev vs D Gurevich, 1996 
(A13) English, 15 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18)1/2-1/2 12 moves
Keene vs D W Anderton, 1977 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 Six N moves??
Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938 
(A21) English, 14 moves, 1-0

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

English 3 Knights - Reverse Grand Prix 0-1 Q sac for promotion
Razuvaev vs Kupreichik, 1970 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 15 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights (A28) 1-0 White Bs toy w/Black
Koltanowski vs NN, 1935 
(A28) English, 15 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 A first-rate "rook slap" miniature
Palatnik vs Geller, 1980 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Pawn grabbing Q gets trapped
Nakamura vs J Hawkins, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack vs. Pseudo-Stonewall Def (A45) 1-0Discovered#
Janowski vs W Michel, 1926 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Variation (A51) 0-1Decoy & Deflect
Soderstrom vs Ake Olsson, 1981 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def (A52) 0-1 Peculiar knight is deadly!
J Laszlo vs L Alfoldy, 1933 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Janowski Var. (A53) 0-1 Remove the Guard mini
F Visier Segovia vs Tal, 1966 
(A53) Old Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

Q Trap in the Old Indian (looks like a KID upon capture)
Rune Andersen vs J R Kristensen, 2001 
(A53) Old Indian, 13 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto (A62) 1-0 White N is immune (skewer)
Smejkal vs S Tatai, 1973 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 "Cebalo 13"!
M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 1-0

Game 38: "Wonders and Curiosities of Chess"
Gruenfeld vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Raphael Var (A80) 1-0 Like jumping in front of a bus
Polugaevsky vs E Franco Raymundo, 1966 
(A80) Dutch, 15 moves, 1-0

3...g6 is an old recommendation of Tartakover's.
B Malisov vs Kupreichik, 1963 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Staunton Gambit (A82) 1-0 Daredevil Rook
F K Overduyn vs F J M Steffelaar, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Staunton Gambit. Accepted (A82) 1-0 5 Piece Attack w/Pin
A E Blackmar vs A Labry, 1876 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

Dutch: Queen's Knight Variation (A85) 0-1 Pile on the pin
T Molchanova vs Anna Wagener, 2009 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 14 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense (A85) 0-1 White knight can't take either one!
V Litvinov vs Veresov, 1958 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 13 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad Nb5?! Why it doesn't work
A Heikkila vs M Dzhumaev, 2006
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 15 moves, 0-1

London System 5.Bd3? blunder crushed by Qb6 raid (D02) 0-1
A Lougheed-Freedman vs Menchik, 1939 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein, Flohr Line (D62) 1-0 Anastasia's#
Casas vs L Piazzini, 1952 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 14 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn 2.Bf4 c5: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1-0 Discovery
J Mason vs Chigorin, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Sokolsky Var (C41) 1-0 Lost castle
Bronstein vs R Piatnitsky, 1940 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1Brilliant B decoy sac arranges dbl+
Mackenzie vs F Hollins, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 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

P-Q4 Chigorin Var (D02) 1-0 Black walks into disaster
D Kumaran vs Miles, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

QGD Austrian Def. Gusev Countergambit (D06) 1-0 Rob the pin
Korchnoi vs N Gusev, 1956 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Lasker Gambit 2...f6 (A02) 0-1 Seize open lines
A Reif vs Lasker, 1889 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
H Ohman vs G Buck, 1931 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

NEVER assume that there is no "Zwischenzug mit Mittelschmerz".
G Elliott vs D Mitchell, 1951 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 Black should develop, not captures
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Develop All, clear the file!
B Tagirov vs Janosevic, 1953 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 TWO Ns on the 3rd rank!!
G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

Dbl Stonewall Gone Wrong (D00) 0-1 No man knows his final hour
S F Smith vs Marshall, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA. Muzio Gambit Sarratt Defense (C37) 0-1 White is pathetic
Jonathan Wilson vs NN, 1795 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Smyslov Var (B17) 1-0 Hammer the 6th
B Perenyi vs L Eperjesi, 1974 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. (C65) 1-0 Bird's Immortal Pin Cushion
Bird vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Pinned to the mating square
Steinitz vs Rainer, 1885 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

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