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EG Minor Pieces Endgames
Compiled by fredthebear
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Bishops and/or Knights fighting to the finish over pawns.


Spanish Game: Classical. Central Var(C64) 1/2- Wrong colored B
W Hanstein vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1/2-1/2 B&N forced mate blunder
A Ushenina vs O Girya, 2013 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 126 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B46) 0-1 Corresponding squares gem
Smejkal vs Karpov, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 72 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rosenthal Def 5...Qe7 (C39) 1-0 N ending
A de Lionne vs Lafon le Jeune, 1680 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Accurate B+N #
T Jaksland vs L Jorgensen, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 75 moves, 1-0

French Def. Advance. Euwe (C02) 0-1 Sac for passers, OCB ending
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 0-1

Petrov Def., Cozio (Lasker) Attk (C42) 1-0 Sacrifice is > love
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

KGA Hanstein Gambit (C38) 1-0Simple, good-to-know N EG position
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Defense (C39) 1/2-1/2 Debated
A Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

A brilliant simplification into a won endgame starting with 50.
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1866 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 54 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Dominate kNight on the 6th
Anderssen vs Paulsen, 1873 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Blackburne saddles Black w/a bad B
Blackburne vs Zukertort, 1882 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 48 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4 Knights (C50) 0-1 Minor pieces EG
J Noa vs Zukertort, 1883 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 56 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Bird's Attack c3-b4-d3 (C53) 0-1 Endgame blunder
Bird vs Zukertort, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 90 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Paulsen Attack (C42) 1/2-1/2 Bs of opposite color
Paulsen vs Alapin, 1887
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian~Dbl Fianchetto!? (B01) 0-1JHB notes; B vs N ending
D M Martinez vs Blackburne, 1889  
(B01) Scandinavian, 59 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 1-0 Nxf7 discovery nets 2 Ps
J Mason vs Alapin, 1889
(C42) Petrov Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 1-0 B pair, better EG
Lasker vs Lipke, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Un-Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 Eventual passer
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 57 moves, 1-0

Great game by Bird in his mid-60's beating soon to be WC Lasker
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 102 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Connected Passers
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1894 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin. Pillsbury Var (C67) 1-0 P islands, N vs B EG
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1895 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Two knights can sometimes be better than two bishops
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Bishop ending
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

French: Schlechter Var (C00) 1/2-1/2 Opposite color B's draw
G Marco vs Schlechter, 1896 
(C00) French Defense, 102 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 54: The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 80: World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C01) French, Exchange, 78 moves, 0-1

Capablanca's Best Chess Endings by Irving Chernev
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 59 moves, 1-0

Irving Chernev's book 'Capablanca's Best Chess Endings'
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 The Great Swindle
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 4Knights. Exchange (B45) 1-0 OCB; dark square mastery
O Bernstein vs J Mieses, 1904 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 49 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 R sac breakthrough, lovely Ns ending
Nimzowitsch vs Hilse, 1904 
(C25) Vienna, 65 moves, 1-0

Akiba Rubinstein (1882-1961)
Kuczynski vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 49 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C47) 1-0 B corrals N
Nimzowitsch vs Janowski, 1907 
(C47) Four Knights, 72 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical. De la Bourdonnais Var (C53) 1-0 Promo R trap
Leonhardt vs Maroczy, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Nyholm Attack (C65) 0-1 Zugzwang
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

KIA 1e4 e6 2.Qe2 (A07) 1-0 Tussle over pin; R vs B & passer
Chigorin vs Olland, 1907 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 80 moves, 1-0

G252: '500 Master Games of Chess' by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Lasker vs Marshall, 1907 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 69 moves, 1-0

Underpromotion to avoid stalemate - move 77
Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed (C88) 1-0 Careful defense, connected passers
Capablanca vs C Jaffe, 1909 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Four Knights, Janowski Var (C49) 1/2-1/2 OCB ending
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1909 
(C49) Four Knights, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor, Hanham. Schlechter (C41) 1-0 Carl's gems; 2Bs vs R EG
Schlechter vs Alekhine, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Var (C55) 1/2-1/2 Same color Bs
Tartakower vs Leonhardt, 1911 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Once again the piece defeats the 3 pawns in the ending.
Leonhardt vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(B40) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Black restriction, but still loses
Teichmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

G40: Four Knights Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 0-1
Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Notes by Capa
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 64 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Riga Var (C80) 1-0 EG advantage
Capablanca vs Ed. Lasker, 1915 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 68 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Alekhine Var (D15) 1-0 OCB ending could've drawn
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1916 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 83 moves, 1-0

B + PP vs N + PP: superiority of the B.
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1920 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 48 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29) 0-1 Notes from the field
D Marotti vs Reti, 1922  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Shereshevsky's "Endgame Strategy"
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1922 
(A48) King's Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

Double fianchetto vs Dutch becomes pawn promotion race
Reti vs Tartakower, 1923 
(A04) Reti Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0? DRAWN POSITION
Rubinstein vs Weingarten / Silberschatz, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Ch. 12 Nimzowitsch/Larsen Attack by Raymond Keene
Nimzowitsch vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Slav Winawer CG (D10) 1-0 Interesting EG sitting sac gets Ps
R P Michell vs Przepiorka, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Reversed Alekhine (A00) 1/2-1/2 N endgame
Reti vs I Rabinovich, 1925
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical Var (B84)1/2-1/2 No promotions
Znosko-Borovsky vs Opocensky, 1925 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 1-0 Impressive OCB finish!
Nimzowitsch vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1926 
(A06) Reti Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

Capa accepts doubled Ps w/out castling->overworked P exchange
Capablanca vs A G Pedroso, 1927 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Stonewalls (A46) 1-0 Colle shows understanding of Pawns
Colle vs J Szekely, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 64 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C71) 0-1 N over B
Tarrasch vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 0-1

Delete from this collection.
Tartakower vs Reti, 1928 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 Positional sacrifice
L Merenyi vs Capablanca, 1928 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

GF7) Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 1-0 N betters B
Lasker vs S Bernstein, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

QGD Westphalian Var (A40) 1-0 N&P ending w/numbers advantage
Bogoljubov vs Spielmann, 1928
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Great technical win in BOC by Rubinstein!
Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld, 1929 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 70 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: (E11) 1-0 Opposite B's don't always draw
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1929 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Positional Chess Handbook by Israel Gelfer
Rubinstein vs P F Johner, 1929 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 56 moves, 1-0

When Capa lets you simplify, be afraid. Be very afraid.
Menchik vs Capablanca, 1931 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Alekhine Variation (D15) 0-1 White must yield
Noteboom vs Euwe, 1931 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Colle System (D04) 1-0 Black has no chance in EG
G Koshnitsky vs Purdy, 1932
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Two underpromotions to BISHOPS!? (It didn't much matter.)
Vidmar vs Maroczy, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Closed (C84) 1-0 Mobile R defeats B&N on guard duty
Grob vs P F Johner, 1932 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Game 139, My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs A Gromer, 1933 
(A36) English, 66 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0 Queenside Minority Attack
Denker vs I A Horowitz, 1933 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 0-1Instructive N vs N EG
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Beautiful N sac!
E G Sergeant vs Capablanca, 1935 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

Colle 5.c3 vs Horwitz Defense (A40) 1-0 Interesting OCB ending
Lilienthal vs Kan, 1936 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 64 moves, 1-0

Dutch Alekhine Var (A92) 1-0 N+B pair beats pair o' Rooks
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A92) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Colle System (D04) 0-1 The Double Octopus
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

K's English. Three Knights System (A27) 0-1 Bad B vs Good N
A Simonson vs Factor, 1936 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 60 moves, 0-1

Keres' finest hour. R vs. B.
Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical(E32) 0-1Fear or Domination? OCB
Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman.
Lilienthal vs Bondarevsky, 1940 
(C10) French, 55 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 0-1 Mutual Pawn forks
J H Donner vs Euwe, 1943 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 0-1 The K attacks in the EG
Dus Chotimirsky vs Kotov, 1944 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Normal (E40)1-0 K cut-off B's opposite colors
Euwe vs Yanofsky, 1946 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 14: The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames by Steve Giddins
K Plater vs Botvinnik, 1947 
(B20) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p.75-78
A Tsvetkov vs Smyslov, 1947 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 64 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt (C45) 1-0 Might as well try a Reti Swindle
O Ulvestad vs James Cross, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 54 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-By the skin of his teeth
Alatortsev vs Kholmov, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Quite instructive basic Knight endgame tactics.
G Barcza vs Simagin, 1949 
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var(A90) 1/2-1/2 Interesting OCB ending
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1950 
(A90) Dutch, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Classical. Stonewall vs Ba3 (A94) 1-0 Ns EG, time trouble
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(A94) Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3, 66 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 The last pawn is worth a
Euwe vs Eigil Pedersen, 1951
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 60 moves, 1-0

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 Knights haggle into EG
Bondarevsky vs Aronin, 1951 
(A48) King's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

The See-Saw Check, Zugzwang, and Other Tactical Tricks, R Trap
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0

KID Four Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 Blindfold; Bs best Ns ending
Bisguier vs Kashdan, 1954
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

OCB ending, small combination break through
Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 65 moves, 0-1

KID Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance (E75) 1-0 Boden's Mate threat
Stahlberg vs A Matanovic, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 41 moves, 1-0

Double N underpromotion 57.g8=N / 79.c8=N+
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956 
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1Triple Ps for Black
P Trifunovic vs Petrosian, 1956 
(B20) Sicilian, 83 moves, 0-1

Q. vs. R+B. Move 49(W). Carelessness with Queen = stalemate.
J Fichtl vs F Blatny, 1956 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer(B60) 1/2-EG blockade of 2 connected Ps
J Sefc vs Averbakh, 1956 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 105 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA vs Sicilian (A07) 1-0 Classic kingside attack, N beats B EG
Fischer vs Mednis, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian Double Fio (A07) 1-0 BF has a better bishop EG
Fischer vs M Green, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 EG artistry
Keres vs Tal, 1957 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

C-K Two Knights Attack (B10)1-0Fischer Dominates B vs N Endings
Fischer vs W G Addison, 1957 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 B betters N ending
A Russell vs P Ravn, 1958
(C47) Four Knights, 62 moves, 0-1

Game 17: Move by Move - Botvinnik (Lakdawala)
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 0-1

G25: Russians Vs Fischer by Plisetsky, Dmitry, Voronkov, Sergey
Taimanov vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Bb4 Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Minors battle!
I Nei vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C01) French, Exchange, 55 moves, 0-1

Four Knts Scotch. Accepted NxNd4?! QxN (C45) 1-0 Kside P thrust
J Fichtl vs F Blatny, 1960 
(C45) Scotch Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical fios /Bird vs Melbourne(A00) 1-0
Larsen vs R Bogdanovic, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening e5, d5 (A00) 1-0 B vs N ending
Larsen vs Rellstab, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 67 moves, 1-0

85...Nf5! and two Knights mate with the help of a White pawn
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0Prudent promotion tactics
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80) 0-1 Knight vs 2 Bishops ending
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 83 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Ending: B&N beat R
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf09 6...e6 (B95) 0-1 OCB 4 pawns vs 4 pawns
H Rossetto vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 42 moves, 0-1

Colle c3 vs Indian Kside Fio (A48) 1/2-1/2 Pin the defender
P Troeger vs Keres, 1962 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Knight dominates Bishop - Fischer's final win 11-0 sweep
Saidy vs Fischer, 1964 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Attk: 2...Bg4 Keres Var (A07) 0-1 Careful Kside def
F Olafsson vs Keres, 1963 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 86 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Simul Tour
Fischer vs R Barry, 1964 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical (A36) 0-1Bad Knight vs Good Bishop
Smyslov vs Tal, 1964 
(A36) English, 72 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer G. Tartakower (D00) 1-0 R skewer, see finish
O Lie vs K Saga, 1965 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 1-0 B vs N Ending
Fischer vs M Czerniak, 1968 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

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

Game 49: Chess Informant Best Games 1-100
Korchnoi vs Reshevsky, 1968 
(A04) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1/2-1/2 N&Ps ending
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Larsen-Bird Attack: Classical b3, e3, f4 (A01) 0-1 P race
G Szilagyi vs Bagirov, 1969 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze Var (B36) 1-0 SCB
Polugaevsky vs P Ostojic, 1969
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Interesting ending
Vaganian vs Karpov, 1969 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Two Knights Line (A37) 0-1 Bad B vs Good N
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1970 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 66 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Bad B vs Good N
M Damjanovic vs Fischer, 1970 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 79 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Smyslov Def (C93) 0-1 Impressive Zugzwang
H Westerinen vs Gligoric, 1971 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 58 moves, 0-1

Taimanov's knight is "O.K. Corralled" by Fischer's pet bishop.
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Huebner ML (E41) 0-1 Rob the pinned pawn
Najdorf vs Huebner, 1971 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Slav (A11) 1-0 IQP; SCB, Dovetail Mate in 1
Polugaevsky vs Mecking, 1971 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 59 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 B vs N ending
Adorjan vs Tringov, 1972
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 53 moves, 1-0

Game 21, The Final Curtain... the Rook harrasses from behind
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1-0 OCB ending
G Kuzmin vs F Kuijpers, 1974 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 OCB requires K's help
Suttles vs Benko, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 43: My Best Games by Anatoly Karpov
Karpov vs Portisch, 1975 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 64 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 Minor piece ending
Mecking vs Tal, 1975 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 64 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0Playing for a draw in a worse EG position
I D Dorfman vs Taimanov, 1976 
(B30) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Classical Dutch / Delayed Stonewall (A04) 1-0 Minors
Smyslov vs D E Rumens, 1976 
(A04) Reti Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def.: Classical. Carlsbad Var (D34) 1/2-1/2EG B vs 4Ps
Ftacnik vs Palatnik, 1978 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Bronstein Var (B41) 1-0 Underpromo
Fedorowicz vs E B Meyer, 1978 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 1-0

The longest WC game; Korchoi missed # in 7, cost him the title.
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 124 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Minor pieces EG
Karpov vs Romanishin, 1979
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 62 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Early R lift
Psakhis vs Yusupov, 1980 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 64 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Imprisoned Queen
G Zaichik vs Bronstein, 1980 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook Device
Chandler vs B Feustel, 1981 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Aronin-Taimanov Defense (E97) 1-0 Create a passer
G Garcia Gonzales vs Quinteros, 1982 
(E97) King's Indian, 51 moves, 1-0

NID Huebner Var. Main Line (E41) 0-1 Restricted B vs N ending
Pinter vs Timman, 1982
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 49: Chess Secrets-The Giants of Strategy by Neil McDonald
Petrosian vs Ivkov, 1982 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Veresov 3...Bc5 4.BxN gxBf6 (D01) 0-1 Not the best opening play
Miles vs Hort, 1982 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 Both Qs kamikaze
V Vorotnikov vs E Kengis, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

English SymmetricHedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Central N outpost rules
Ulf Andersson vs Browne, 1983 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Positional Def. Closed (E95) 0-1 Overworked pawn
B Jonsson vs Lombardy, 1984
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 49 moves, 0-1

Karpov shows how to play a N vs B endgame
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A81) 0-1 Minor piece EG lesson
Gheorghiu vs Yusupov, 1985 
(A81) Dutch, 60 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 Zugzwang finish
A Kosikov vs V Bezman, 1986 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

French Two Knights (C00) 1/2-1/2 B&N vs 2Bs ending
J Wright vs J Richmond, 1986
(C00) French Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 R vs B ending
L Day vs A Kuznecov, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 68 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit.Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31)1-0 Z!
Judit Polgar vs K Hornung, 1986 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 54 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz (D45) 1-0 Lengthy minor pieces EG dance
Polugaevsky vs Pinter, 1987
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 83 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 0-1 Tormented Minor Piece EG
Tal vs E Torre, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 Ns & SCB ending
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 56 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Main Lines (C80) 0-1 Long SCB ending
Timman vs Korchnoi, 1987 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 74 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 R vs NN ending
Kasparov vs Seirawan, 1988 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 QBB vs QNN
Kasparov vs Kamsky, 1989 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B82) 0-1 Zugzwang ending
Short vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 103 moves, 0-1

Game 43: Chess Duels by Yasser Seirawan
Karpov vs Seirawan, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn (C11) 0-1 Entombed Bishop, Zugswang
Sax vs Korchnoi, 1989 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Useful barrier finish
P Popovic vs Bagirov, 1989 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 36 moves, 1-0

97. Re7+! initiates a decisive endgame combination
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C45) Scotch Game, 102 moves, 1-0

The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by Christoph Scheerer
E Torre vs Kamsky, 1990 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 67 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Tartakower Line (B74) 1-0 B vs N EG
V Bach vs K G Shirazi, 1990 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Burn. Morozevich (C11) 1/2- Sac to stalemate
Anand vs Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

A rook VS two knights and a bishop...who will win?
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E97) King's Indian, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted (A58) 1-0 R vs N Zugwang
P Nikolic vs Kotronias, 1991 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 74 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern (A90) 0-1 Bishops of same color EG
Van Wely vs Vaisser, 1992
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var Dbl Fio vs Dutch (A01) 1-0 OCB
Larsen vs Judit Polgar, 1992 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

58.Ke6?? is Short's only composed helpmate
Short vs Beliavsky, 1992 
(C48) Four Knights, 58 moves, 0-1

Spassky's 36. Kf3!! starts the King's march to victory
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Time to go to the lue
Short vs Karpov, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 76 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetric. Anti-Benoni. Spielmann Def(A33) 1-0Zugzwang
Lautier vs Ivanchuk, 1992 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 99 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto (A58) 0-1Advancing K wins EG
P Van der Sterren vs Adams, 1992 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 43 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Def(A10) 0-1 Q vs 3 minors ending
Lautier vs M Gurevich, 1993 
(A10) English, 84 moves, 0-1

Slav Czech. Classical Main Line (D19) 1-0 Blitz; Rob the pin
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 86 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Alapin 2...e6 3.d4 d5 (B22) 1-0 Positional clinic
Tiviakov vs Van der Wiel, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 48 moves, 1-0

Underpromotion to N saves the day as Q,B,R would lose
S Shipov vs V Gagarin, 1994 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

*Torre Attack 3...Ne4 Gossip Var (D03) 1-0Instructive pawn play
Khmelnitsky vs Waitzkin, 1995 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 38 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 0-1Principle of two weaknesses
O Jovanic vs Ponomariov, 1996 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

Center Counter 3...Qa5 4.d4 c6 5.Nf3 Bf5 (B01) 0-1 Accurate EG
P Saint-Amand vs Waitzkin, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 0-1

Stunning EG Bishop sacrifice by Shirov allows K penetration
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 OCB ending
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1998 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 0-1 OCB ending
Anand vs Karpov, 1998 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

Constant counter-attacking and a study-like finish
Anand vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C50) 0-1 Pawn rollers
A Tiwari vs L Chattarjee, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 58 moves, 0-1

Blindfold win 2N vs. 1P checkmate!! Twas 2N vs. 2N.
Topalov vs Karpov, 2000 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 74 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Russian (D96) 1/2-1/2 R vs B ending
Khalifman vs Leko, 2000 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

King & knight win vs. king & passed a-pawn
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Bishop pair wins
B Khetsuriani vs H Kefalis, 2001
(C42) Petrov Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

Indian Game / Strange Stonewall Attk (A45) 1/2- Uneventful
Blatny vs K Bischoff, 2001
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 107 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 51: Move by Move - Kramnik (Lakdawala)
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(A17) English, 47 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening(C55) 0-1 2Ns beat 2Bs
C W Baker vs Hebden, 2001
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

King, Bishop & Knight mate pattern vs lone King
Baburin vs G Shahade, 2001 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 135 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 1/2-1/2 Race to queen first
Fressinet vs E Bricard, 2002
(C10) French, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def. Taimanov 7...Nbd7 (A67) 0-1 Connected Passers & one
S Bromberger vs D Smerdon, 2002 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 50 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Buenos Aires Var (A02) 1-0 Narrow victory w/OCB
Granda Zuniga vs Beliavsky, 2002 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance 5.f4 (C02) 0-1 Black has 4 connected Ps
S Pulnikov vs A Iljin, 2001 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 0-1

Blindfold - Old Sicilian (B30) 0-1 N vs B ending
Z Almasi vs Kramnik, 2003 
(B30) Sicilian, 68 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French / Owen (C00) 0-1 Black has extra P; see EG notes
Bologan vs Timman, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

Colle 7.c3 vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 e-file action, P majority
B Bujupi vs F Berend, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 R vs B ending blunder
Nakamura vs I Ibragimov, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 66 moves, 1-0

Two bishops are almost always superior to a rook.
Rublevsky vs K Asrian, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

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

C-K Advance. 3...c5 Botvinnik-Carls Def(B12) 1-0 2 Ns best 2 Bs
Movsesian vs D Svetushkin, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0 Many notes by Keene
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Ns & outside passers
Karjakin vs Bologan, 2004 
(C28) Vienna Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 blunder on 121!
Short vs M Krasenkow, 2004 
(B33) Sicilian, 122 moves, 0-1

French Bg7 vs Reversed Philidor Formation (C00) 0-1 B&N vs R EG
C Cave vs J M Santa Torres, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 104 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Knice save!
Sveshnikov vs Macieja, 2004 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

Zukertort/Reti (D02) 1-0 Ns & Ps, outside passer dictatates
A Graf vs Pavasovic, 2005
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. Alekhine System (D20) 0-1Mutual Bad Bishops EG
Onischuk vs Bacrot, 2005 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 62 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Classical (B18) 1-0 Tremendous EG technique
Negi vs S Erenburg, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 73 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Good K vs Bad K ending
Topalov vs Karjakin, 2002 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Marshall (C42)  1-0 OCB victory
Anand vs Carlsen, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 71 moves, 1-0

Ponomariov sacs two(!) pawns in order to penetrate with king
Ponomariov vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def. (E32) 1-0Exceptional EG
Kramnik vs Leko, 2006 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def (D80) 1-0 OCB Zugzwang to force K retreat, loss
Aronian vs Svidler, 2006 
(D80) Grunfeld, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed (C88) 1-0 K-B-N vs lone K ending
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2006 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3.Nf3Bg4 4.Be2Nc6 5.d4O-O-O 6.c4Qf5 7.Be3Bxf3 (B01)
K Spraggett vs J Shaw, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 1-0

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

KID Fianchetto. Yugoslav Advance (E66)1-0 Opposite color Bishop
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 68 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Main Line 7...Be7 (B99) 0-1 B pair owns ending
J Anderson vs D Gormally, 2007 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 73 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening / Delayed Philidor Def. (A00) 1-0 OCB ending
M Gonzalez Nunez vs M Matto, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 76 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0Knights ending w/h-pawn passer
Kramnik vs Shirov, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern Var (B61) 1-0 SPOILer ALert!
Ponomariov vs E El Gindy, 2007 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 60 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Black w/B pair, nice sac
I Nepomniachtchi vs G Sargissian, 2007 
(C22) Center Game, 73 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 Tough B pair side-by-s
D Sengupta vs M Gurevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 65 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B92) 1-0 Shake or no?! Instructive EG X$ end
Short vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 72 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1 Dark Horse
Aronian vs Topalov, 2008 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Topalov reminds some of Keres
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 58 moves, 1-0

Slav Chameleon Advance System (D15) 1-0 Distant passed pawn win
Mamedyarov vs Bacrot, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 73 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Qxd4 (B53) 1/2- Wrong colored Bishop EG
V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 OCB ending trapped B
M Esserman vs E Perelshteyn, 2008 
(B27) Sicilian, 72 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening Sicilian 0-0-0 (A00) 1-0 Simplification aids White
S Ostojic vs P Markovic, 2008
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

How to beat 2670+ player with black being 77+ years old
V Gashimov vs Korchnoi, 2008 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 87 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo Line (E15) 1/2-1/2 OCB ending
Van Wely vs Topalov, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 OCB ending
Carlsen vs Pelletier, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek G. Accepted (C32) 1-0 OCB ending
Short vs Karjakin, 2008 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 94 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Opposite color Bs EG
R Hess vs K Odeh, 2009 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 48 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Good vs Bad light Bishop
Svidler vs Yifan Hou, 2009 
(C11) French, 64 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Miles Def(C30) 1-0 Strong Counter Gambit - See NIC
Ivanchuk vs Nakamura, 2010 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Lasker Variation (C12) 0-1 King's prison!
N Shukh vs E Najer, 2010 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 65 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sic French (A07) 1-0 Rapid exchanges across the board
M Thaler vs H Rasch, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 N semi-barrier vs B
Nakamura vs Nisipeanu, 2011 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 78 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1/2-1/2 Light squared fortress
Ni Hua vs Shirov, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian / Philidor / Scotch 3...d6 4.d4 (C50) 1-0 N vs B ending
V Sveshnikov vs K Hreinsson, 2011 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 80 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Na4 Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Pins beget connected Ps
A Bonte vs L Miron, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Q vs 3 minor pieces
C Ali Marandi vs Y Sari, 2012 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 54 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 0-1 Daring piece play & pretty promo sac
E Vaarala vs J Herman, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 1-0 N Ending: Fell off the deep end
Tkachiev vs Topalov, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 81 moves, 1-0

French Chigorin 2.Qe2 into Dbl K-Pawn (C00) 0-1Black is active
I Popov vs M Jurcik, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 76 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French Defense Guimard Hybrid (C00) 1-0 Weak Backward P
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 66 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Try 58...Bxb5!?
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2012 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 62 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Knights in the promotion game
Liu Qingnan vs Short, 2012 
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Remove Black's passed d-pawn
Rublevsky vs E Najer, 2012 
(C45) Scotch Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game Be2 (C46) 1-0 R vs B ending
Lahno vs A Stefanova, 2013 
(C46) Three Knights, 74 moves, 1-0

(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 1-0 Pin, Discovered+
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2013 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 92 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 "The B's Knees" SCB ending
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2013 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 72 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad vs Double Fianchetto (A81) 0-1 Battling B pairs
D Baramidze vs Caruana, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 75 moves, 0-1

French Advance Milner-Barry G. (C02) 0-1 OCB ending not drawn
A Melekhina vs A Zatonskih, 2014 
(C02) French, Advance, 72 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) Textbook EG
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2014 
(A14) English, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Modern Bc4 Var (B35) 1-0 Qs & Bs ending
Komodo vs Houdini, 2014 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 152 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French / Owen (A07) 0-1 N whips B ending
A Byron vs Lenderman, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 EG N sac leaves 2 passers
S Shoker vs R Vaishali, 2015
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 63 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1/2-1/2 No Qside pawns remain
Caruana vs A Giri, 2015 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 0-1 N bests B in EG
M Hovhanisian vs C Seel, 2015
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 51 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70)1/2-1/2 Q+Bs vs Q+Ns
A Giri vs Caruana, 2016 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 96 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening/English Symmetrical (A04) 1/2-1/2 NN Fortress
NN vs F Rhine, 2016 
(A04) Reti Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange (D85) 0-1 Bishops ending
M Mchedlishvili vs H Melkumyan, 2011
(D85) Grunfeld, 110 moves, 0-1

Naka missed the win? -- N screens P from B will promote
Nakamura vs Kasparov, 2017 
(D80) Grunfeld, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anti-Nimzo-Indian/Stonewall (E10) 1-0 Sacs for passers
Le Quang Liem vs Nakamura, 2017 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 75 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 1-0 OCB EG; White K escort
Kasparov vs Nakamura, 2017 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0Good vs Bad Bishop EG
Spassky vs Robert E Byrne, 1974 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt (B04) 1/2- Fightin' EG prevention
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

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