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KGB Secrets of the KOld War
Compiled by fredthebear
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Russian school boys used to know and play this "old chess" in the spirit of Chigorin (who is found in FTB's "C" collection). Now they just use a database to learn a line or two for Black that equalizes. If nothing else, the king of gambits makes for lush blitz games.

Thank you Exodus, unavenisluncem.

Full Disclosure From Fredthebear: This collection has nothing to do with the KGB, but it's full of Russians (and spies) playing the KGA & KGD. Any such game is included if either player is/was from the USSR, or the game was played there...as the outcome could have been influenced by fear of the KGB!

Has anybody seen Garry?

* If you're a king pawn player, you might want this book: Game Collection: Chess in the USSR 1945 - 72, Part 1 (Leach)

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The KGB Plays Chess is a unique book. For the first time it opens to us some of the most secret pages of the history of chess. The battles about which you will read in this book are not between chess masters sitting at the chess board, but between the powerful Soviet secret police, known as the KGB, on the one hand, and several brave individuals, on the other.

Their names are famous in the chess world: Viktor Kortschnoi, Boris Spasski, Boris Gulko and Garry Kasparov became subjects of constant pressure, blackmail and persecution in the USSR. Their victories at the chess board were achieved despite this victimization. Unlike in other books, this story has two perspectives. The victim and the persecutor, the hunted and the hunter, all describe in their own words the very same events. One side is represented by the famous Russian chess players Viktor Kortschnoi and Boris Gulko.

For many years they fought against a powerful system, and at the end they were triumphant. The Soviet Union collapsed and they got what they were fighting for: their freedom.

Former KGB Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Popov, who left Russia in 1996 and now lives in Canada, was one of those who had worked all his life for the KGB and was responsible for the sport sector of the USSR. It is only now for the first time that he has decided to tell the reader his story of the KGB's involvement in Soviet Sports. This is his first book, and it is not only full of sensations, but it also dares to name names of secret KGB agents previously known only as famous chess masters, sportsmen or sport officials. Just a few short years ago a book like this would have been unimaginable. Read this book. It is not only about chess. It is about glorious victory of the great chess masters over the forces of darkness.

KG Odds game #27, A First Book of Morphy by Frisco Del Rosario
Morphy vs NN, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

G148The Golden Treasury of Chess by F. Wellmuth & I.A. Horowitz
Chigorin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1903 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

C30 1-0 32
Bronstein vs Panov, 1947 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0Slashing diagonal attack on Kside
Bronstein vs J Kostro, 1969 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 White N on 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th
Bronstein vs Yusupov, 1981 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 Don't count your $ at the table
Bronstein vs Kholmov, 1975 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Q sac to promo
Bronstein vs N Moyse, 1990
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit ML (C32) 1-0K walk
Bronstein vs V Vaisman, 1976 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0
Bronstein vs Kamyshov, 1947 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 56 moves, 1-0

"40 Combinations with Explanations" section of "Sorcerer's Appr
Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Szabo, 1949 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 45 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Unzicker, 1956 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Klovans, 1974
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Tseshkovsky, 1978 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Averbakh, 1982
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein vs Beliavsky, 1982 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Alatortsev, 1945 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit Accepted. Schallop Def (C34)0-1Royal fork or#
Efimov vs Bronstein, 1941 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

Amazing KGA (C34) 1-0 Poor M20 is strung along the entire way.
Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

One of 3 wins by Bronstein in the 1945 USSR championship w/KG
Bronstein vs Kan, 1945 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 4: Chess in the USSR 1945-72 Part 1, edited by Colin Leach
Bronstein vs Petrosian, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Defense (C35) 1-0 Unpredictable game
Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def 3...Be7 4.Be2?! (C35) 1/2-1/2
Bronstein vs Ivkov, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 N fork robs pin
Bronstein vs Koblents, 1945 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 White's bishops have problems
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1952 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Both castle long
Bronstein vs S Wood, 1975 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Skill improves luck
Bronstein vs I Zaitsev, 1969 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1/2-1/2 What does his book say?
Bronstein vs A Matanovic, 1962 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 21 in The Golden Dozen by Irving Chernev
Bronstein vs P Dubinin, 1947 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

Good enough for a Bond film
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1/2-1/2
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1971 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0 Young Boris' secret weapon
Spassky vs Averbakh, 1955 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit 3.Nc3 (C33) 1-0 Difficult
Spassky vs Furman, 1959 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 Initiative
Spassky vs Fischer, 1960 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's G. Bogoljubow (C33) 1-0 EG Qside majority
Spassky vs M Nurmamedov, 1960 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Cunningham Defense (C35) 1/2-1/2
Spassky vs V Liberzon, 1960 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Becker Defense (C34) 1-0 Bishop fork coming
Spassky vs F Gibson, 1960 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Y Sakharov, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Mudslide
Spassky vs P Limbos, 1962
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 37 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Cunningham Def. 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.e5 (C35) 1-0 Rs Rule
Spassky vs Kholmov, 1964 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1/2-1/2
Spassky vs A Matanovic, 1964 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Gambit: Accepted. Abbazia Defense / Modern Def (C36) 0-1
Hartston vs Spassky, 1965 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 "A THRUST to the King's Gambit"
Spassky vs Portisch, 1967 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 56 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Defense (C34) 1/2-1/2 White had some scares
Spassky vs A Ornstein, 1974 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Accepted. Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Connected central passers
Spassky vs K Pytel, 1974 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Deflection sac wins the exchange
Spassky vs G Lane, 1979 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Another Spassky KGA Fischer Def. masterpiece (fabulous endgame)
Spassky vs Karpov, 1982 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 84 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 Pin on open e-file
Spassky vs Manfred Hermann, 1985 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Masterpiece! See Nunn's book
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1985 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

Spassky playing the Fisher Defense to the KG -- oh the irony.
Popovych vs Spassky, 1986 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Coordinate the heavy pieces
Spassky vs J J Martinez, 1992 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Variation (C33) 1/2-1/2
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1999 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Bishop's Gambit First Jaenisch (C33) 1/2-1/2 Qs come off
Shirov vs Granda Zuniga, 1993 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Falkbeer Countergambit. Modern Transfer (C29) 1-0Rook threatens
Shirov vs Balashov, 1993
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1/2-1/2 Sharp final position
Adams vs Shirov, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Becker Defense 8...Kf8 (C34) 1-0 Qs take Ks for a stroll
Shirov vs E Alekseev, 2011 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

9...Qf5! busts the Muzio variation of the King's Gambit?
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1Peculiar N retreats
Short vs Shirov, 1997 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

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

King's Gambit: Declined 2...Bc5 Classical (C30) 1-0
M Yeo vs R Hess, 1977 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined 2...Bc5 transposes KGA (C34) 1-0
E Jorge Bort vs C Casero, 2001
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined 2...Bc5 Classical (C30) 1-0
Lasker vs J Muirhead, 1899 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1
Znosko-Borovsky / Koya vs Alekhine / Tereshchenk, 1915 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0
K A Walbrodt vs Loew, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0
Murey vs Nikitin, 1971 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Accepted 3...Qxd5 (C31) 1-0 Featuring both Qs
Tolush vs Alatortsev, 1948 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C32) 1-0
Rudnew vs Drosd, 1977 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C32) 1-0
Humbek vs P Limbos, 1964 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C32) 1-0
Santasiere vs R Poschel, 1947
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit 3...e4 Charousek Gambit (C32) 1-0
M Lange vs T Albert, 1987 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

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

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0Keres-matic
Keres vs Vladimir Petrov, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0 Deflection
Keres vs H Malmgren, 1934
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 If QxR, then N + forks royalty
F Crowl vs Purdy, 1936 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Hard fought game
Ivanchuk vs P Nikolic, 2004 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Lopez Defense (C33) 1-0 Remove the defender
Ivanchuk vs Piket, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

4...b5?! Popular line mid-1800s ~Kieseritsky's Immortal Game L
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Spearhead, Q sac
U Kavcic vs R Tavcar, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5 King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
Prince Dadian vs Martinoff, 1897
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5 King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
B Kostic vs D Donaldson, 1915 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5 King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
F Gehlhoff vs A Domsky, 1983
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5 King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
B Wall vs H S Hsieh, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5 King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
D Elsaca vs M Bjerkem Grodas, 2010
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5 King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
J Drlje vs M Markic, 1996
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted 3...Bc5. King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
M Dietrich vs R Mcginnis, 1974
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Game 4: How Karpov Wins: The Early Years by Edmar Mednis
A Shneider vs Karpov, 1961 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 51 moves, 0-1

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 1-0Sitting N sac resembles a Muzio Gambit
Abrinnikov vs Shevrenko, 1986
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
Savanto vs Molder, 1950 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 12 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
J A Gelabert vs E Bermudez, 1923 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
Reshevsky vs L Von Dory, 1920 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
B Wall vs R Bullock, 1981 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
Von Der Lasa vs Z Jakovljev, 1842 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
Von Der Lasa vs W Hanstein, 1842 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 (C35) 1-0
I Rice vs W Donisthorpe, 1892 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 28 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
P A Johansson vs Hannus, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
H Buckle vs NN, 1849
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
R Abdulzuhoov vs P Keabetswe, 1998 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 41 moves, 1-0

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

KGA 3...d5 Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0
V Ortiz vs U Vicondo, 1965
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1/2-Which P do u want?
Short vs Shirov, 1999 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Both 0-0-0
H Sabel vs N Osipov, 1979 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical Var (C30)1-0 R on 7th is key
Fedorov vs J Norri, 1997 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Centralized
Fedorov vs I R Ibragimov, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 He knew
Fedorov vs P H Nielsen, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 13 moves, 1-0

German master Stefan Bücker recommends this line for White.
Fedorov vs Svidler, 1998 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

KGA. Rosentreter-Testa Gambit (C37) 1-0 McDonald's book?
Fedorov vs Adams, 1997 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 59 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 Rook entrance!
Fedorov vs Shirov, 2000 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1/2-1/2 Try 9.Nd5
Fedorov vs Carlsen, 2004 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Kieseritsky G. Rubinstein Var(C39) 0-1 What's the trouble?
Fedorov vs Ivanchuk, 2001 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1/2-Nigel Short notes
Fedorov vs Anand, 2001 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Q sac!
Gunsberg vs NN, 1879 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Don't castle + get pinned = loss
Nenarokov vs V Sozin, 1925 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

"With my next move I refute my own analysis!" -- Korchnoi
A Planinc vs Korchnoi, 1975 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1/2-
Balashov vs Tseshkovsky, 1974
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs V Zhukovsky, 1906 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sevelev vs Klovans, 1980
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

V Yurmaev vs G Timoshchenko, 1980
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Bangiev vs Lymar, 1988
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

Balashov vs Rozentalis, 1983
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Balashov vs G Agzamov, 1983
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 63 moves, 1-0

S Von Freymann vs Duras, 1912 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Keres vs H Soonurm, 1942
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Tringov vs Vukcevich, 1960 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Stanislav Wintr, 1960
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

A Planinc vs V Tukmakov, 1965 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 Heat energy disipates by resistors
G A Ageichenko vs Kholmov, 1968 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1/2-1/2 Strange finish
Lutikov vs Kholmov, 1969 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Krasnov vs Averbakh, 1970
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

A Bangiev vs W Mglosiek, 1986
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Keres vs G Menke, 1933 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

Keres vs G Menke, 1932 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 62 moves, 1-0

V Tarasevich vs A Malevinsky, 1976
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

H Westerinen vs Unzicker, 1982 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs S Levitsky, 1913 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

A Zakharchenko vs M Usachyi, 1970
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit 6.Qf3 Bogoljubow Def (C33) 0-1 Kside P roller
W Hartmann vs Spassky, 1986 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

V Mirchev vs Y R Yakovich, 1988 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Hjartarson vs Beliavsky, 1988
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stollar vs A Serebrisky, 1945 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Nikolaev vs V Faibisovich, 1975 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Lutikov vs Lanka, 1978 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Tarrasch, 1914 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Mutchnik vs Lilienthal, 1967
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Lutikov vs Nikitin, 1959
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

P Joita vs Y Nikolaevsky, 1960
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

J Kellner vs Estrin, 1968 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

A Kuindzhy vs V Suchanov, 1971 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Vladimir Lepeshkin vs V Suchanov, 1971
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

A Planinc vs Vasiukov, 1973 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

L B Listengarten vs Kosylov, 1973
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 44 moves, 1-0

Balashov vs A Sydor, 1975
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Illescas Cordoba vs Smyslov, 1987 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lutikov vs Geller, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 71 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs G Borisenko, 1950 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

A Bangiev vs T Karolyi Jr., 1987
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 69 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Both Ks take flight!
Grischuk vs Lunev, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Rolling Ns
Vashegyi vs I Pocze, 1974 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0 Protected passer
Grischuk vs H A Gretarsson, 2000 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 51 moves, 1-0

V Kozlovskaya vs Gorshkov, 1955 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 1-0

Kutsenok vs Akimov, 1954 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

S Khavsky vs Knishenko, 1956
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Artsiukevich vs K Klaman, 1956
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

F Cheremisin vs Artiushikin, 1959 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Strogovich vs Solonkovich, 1960
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Terpugov vs Brazilsky, 1959
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivanchuk vs A Giri, 2013 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2015 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Ding Liren, 2016 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

Short vs Kasparov, 2011 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs R Jumabayev, 2012
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ivanchuk vs Nakamura, 2010 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Grischuk vs V Yandemirov, 2000 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

A Bangiev vs V Borisov, 1990 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

Kashutin vs Laptev, 1986
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Fedorov vs S Safin, 2001 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

B Belotti vs Beliavsky, 1996
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Y R Yakovich vs S Zhukhovitsky, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 0-1

A Bangiev vs Pashajan, 1987
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 57 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0
Y Shulman vs S Sulskis, 1996 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 52 moves, 1-0

Fedorov vs Pinter, 1997 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fedorov vs Z Gyimesi, 2001 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Hebden vs Psakhis, 1986 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 70 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 25.?
Fedorov vs N Neelakantan, 1999 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Defense (C34) 1/2-1/2 R sac for perpetual+
Fedorov vs Svidler, 1997 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accptd (C32) 0-1 h-file pile
Marshall vs V Soldatenkov, 1928 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 W Ns have last word
Chekhlov vs Smulders, 1986 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Irritating P thrusts
Fedorov vs E Najer, 1996
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Octopus wins!
V Zelevinsky vs Ravinsky, 1961 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 Clobbering Corres
Kendernai vs J Spodny, 1966 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 Ask Boris what he
Bromkamp vs J Hervir, 1968
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA. Muzio G. Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Discovered+ awaits
G Tskitishvili vs Revaz Kordzaia, 2014
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) Monaco draw offer
Spassky vs Xie Jun, 1994 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Gambit: Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0
Spassky vs P Tumurbator, 1960 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 37 moves, 1-0

A Karpov vs Dimnov, 1960 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 1-0Passr
Spassky vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1988 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 42 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs A David, 1993 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Blitz
Keres vs Bronstein, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Pesky knight
Bronstein vs A A Bykhovsky, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

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