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Flashback to the Summer of 19XY
Compiled by fredthebear
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Those were the days my friend. I thought they'd never end.

Thank you Bowen Island.
See Chessbuzz and Prime Rib.

* Thank you BntLarsen for link to French Exchange games: Game Collection: French Defence: Beating the Exchange Variation

* Ideas in the French Defense:
Game Collection: Ideas In The French Defense

* Here's a link to Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch playing his QGD Tarrasch Defense (It's not a French or Dutch, but it may suit some readers!) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin / FFrench Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1
S Yordanova vs I Vasilevich, 2014
(C02) French, Advance, 53 moves, 0-1

FFrench Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1
M Lyell vs G Lee, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1 Creative finish
K Maslak vs K Asrian, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

FFrench TTarrasch. Closed 6.c3 (C05) 0-1
Jaroslav Kloza vs A Rogovskoy, 2001
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

FFrench TTarrasch. Closed 6.c3 (C05) 0-1
M Lettsome vs E Borigas, 2004
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

FFrench TTarrasch 3...c5 4.exd5 Open System (C07) 0-1
A Fernandez vs R Debarnot, 1975 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

FFrench TTarrasch 3...c5 4.dxc5 Open System (C07) 0-1
Kholmov vs M Kubala, 1998
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Missing light-squared B
Kholmov vs Morozevich, 1998
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 48 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Sac for a passer
Van der Wiel vs Korchnoi, 1993 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Escort the passer
Adams vs Caruana, 2008 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 64 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Support the passer
Degraeve vs M Bartel, 2008
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Soft center for White
Rublevsky vs S Volkov, 2001
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. 8...g5 Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Exposed White K
S Gaffagan vs C Holt, 2011 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch 5.Qg4 Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Q wastes time
V Zagorovsky vs J Kellner, 1965 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 51 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed g3 (C06) 1/2-1/2 exchange sac RxBf4
S Azarov vs A M Berescu, 2005 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Closed g3 (C05) 1/2-1/2
M Vachier-Lagrave vs E Berg, 2008
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch, Advance Pawn Center (C05) 0-1 c5 & f6 breaks
Ljubojevic vs M Gurevich, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C06) 1/2-Notes of S. Williams
Emms vs S Williams, 1999 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1Notes of S. Williams
A Persson vs E Berg, 2006 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Closed (C05)1/2-1/2 early Black Kside pawn push
S Erenburg vs S Williams, 2005 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch Closed (C05) 0-1 Kside pawn & piece attack
G Valenti vs A Cioara, 2010 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Black's Greek Gift
W Bialas vs Uhlmann, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 5: Chess Master vs Chess Master by Max Euwe
J Kostro vs Uhlmann, 1974
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 Up a piece
S Zojer vs S Arslanov, 2013 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Closed 8...g5 (C05) 0-1 Nice interference
Joel Benjamin vs G Battaglini, 2012
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05) · 0-1
A Driza vs M Delgado Crespo, 2008
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05) 1-0 Interference
W Bialas vs K Darga, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Winner annotates indepth
Y Dembo vs D Driamin, 2000  
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Closed 10.Qh5+ (C05)1-0 W batteries win easily
Rublevsky vs S Volkov, 2009 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed 10.Qh5+ (C05) 0-1 Black pawns roll
Ni Hua vs Wang Hao, 2006 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def (C07) 1-0 Boden's Mate is coming
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Cornered
Tiviakov vs Dreev, 1992 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07)0-1Backward P
Tiviakov vs Psakhis, 1993 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 62 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def. Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Ferocious
A Lastin vs Bareev, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def: Steinitz Attack 2.e5 f6 (C00) 0-1 What an escape!
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Modern System (C03) 0-1Dual IQP, Arabian Mate
G Tunik vs Dreev, 1989
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Modern System (C03) 0-1Black will double on 2nd
D H Campora vs Dreev, 1989 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Modern System(C03) 0-1Instructive unpin, passer
Akopian vs Dreev, 1992 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Modern System(C03) 0-1 Discovery attack on f2
Smirin vs Dreev, 1988
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Smothered Mate
K Grossner vs E Budrich, 1949 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 7 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Messed up Ns
E Walther vs L Schmid, 1961 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 12 moves, 0-1

FR Tarrasch, Guimard Def (C04) 1-0 White threatens # & LPDO N
Tal vs Vaganian, 1973 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 12 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 0-1 Q Trap
V G Kirillov vs Blankstein, 1938 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 10 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def. ML (C04) 0-1Royal Discovery+
NN vs Ross, 1974 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 12 moves, 0-1

Fred Reinfeld's book "How to Play Winning Chess" (1962) p. 112
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres (C07) 0-1 Q pin & fork
Kmoch vs T Ellison, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1Bxf2+ Decoy N+ Unpin
Westerhuis vs Vinagre, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Clever mating net
M Romi vs Keres, 1936 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Main L(C09) 1-0 Bizarre, Beautiful
Tal vs S Holm Petersen, 1970 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Nice eX sequence
Keres vs Portisch, 1961 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 0-1 Bishop Fork
R Soikkeli vs J Ryan, 2005
(C00) French Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

French Def. Alapin Gambit (C00) 0-1Discovery creates 3 isolanis
B Searson vs A Parry, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 2 unsound sacrifices
E J Diemer vs Hunn, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Wing Gambit (C00) 1-0 Gambiteer I book
O Salmensuu vs B Lalic, 1999 
(C00) French Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Franco-Sicilian Def: Marshall Gambit (C10) 1-0 Qside Discovery+
B Wall vs J Lippert, 1980 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Critical pin vs Nf6
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Lisitsyn Gambit (A04) 0-1 W on the run
G Orlov vs Glek, 1987 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening vs Dutch Defense (A04) 0-1 3 pieces on h-file
P J Sowray vs R Pert, 2005 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch Bb7 vs Bb2 (A04) 0-1 e5 dilema, Q sac for Kside attack
Albin vs Bird, 1895 
(A04) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Impressive use of entire army!
Mateo Plaza Reino vs Xander Leibert, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Kside bulldozer
Farid Mustafayev vs Ilya Misyura, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA vs FR (A08) 1-0 Outnumbered 2 attackers, 1 defender = N sac
Bronstein vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

English Opening vs English Defense / Dutch (A10) 0-1
A Riazantsev vs D Dubov, 2015
(A10) English, 68 moves, 0-1

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

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 15 moves, smothered mate
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Dutch / Horwitz Defense vs 3.d5 (A40) 0-1 Q for 3 minor pieces
I Kanko vs Yoel Aloni, 1966
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

London System w/0-0-0 vs Classical Dutch (A40) 0-1Bad sacrifice
N Giffard vs S Williams, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Kmoch Attack 2.Qd3 (A80) 0-1 Famous combinations
Kmoch vs Alekhine, 1926 
(A80) Dutch, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack 2.Bg5 (A80) 0-1 Black has answers
J Lys vs A R Andersen, 2001
(A80) Dutch, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack 2.Bg5 (A80) 0-1 Remove the Guard
K Zschaebitz vs J Dworakowska, 2001 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Janzen-Korchnoi Gambit 2.h3 3.g4 (A80) 1-0
G Milicevic vs V Kaminski, 2006
(A80) Dutch, 28 moves, 1-0

Janzen-Korchnoi Gambit 2.h3 3.g4 (A80) 1-0
Korchnoi vs H Kaenel, 1979 
(A80) Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Krejcik Gambit 2.g4!? (A80) 1-0
M Pluess vs E Ruefli, 1987 
(A80) Dutch, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch Rubinstein 3...Bb4 pin Horwitz Def. (A80) 1-0 N+ fork
A Olson vs Hakansson, 1920
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Bogo/Nimzowitsch-Dutch 3...Bb4+ 7...b6 (E11) 0-1 Notes by A.N.
Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense 4...Bb7 (A80) 1-0 Bold rooks, 2 mating squares
Denker vs H Feit, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense 5...Bb7 (A80) 0-1 Beautiful double discovered #
J F Smyth vs H Helms, 1915 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

Dutch Horwitz 7...Bb7, 9...Ne4 (A80) 1-0 Capa excells at ending
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

DC1) Dutch Staunton Gambit 2.e4 (A83) 0-1
C Domingos vs A Rodriguez Vila, 2012
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

DC2) Dutch Staunton Gambit 2.e4 (A83) 0-1
I Camousseigt Vera vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1992 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

DC3) Dutch Rubinstein 2.c4 Nf6 3.Bg5 (A84) 0-1
C Rosenberger vs A Gerschenkron, 1934
(A84) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

DC4) Dutch Rubinstein 2.c4 Nf6 3.Bg5 (A84) 0-1
W Blijstra vs C Eichab, 2012
(A84) Dutch, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical Rubinstein 3...Bb4 pin (A84) 1-0 Black blunders
Lasker vs Albin, 1896 
(A84) Dutch, 45 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical Rubinstein 3...Bb4 pin (A84) 1-0 Kside attack
Janowski vs Albin, 1895 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Bb4 pin (A84) 0-1 Notes by Lowenthal
Harrwitz vs Morphy, 1858  
(A84) Dutch, 54 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical Rubinstein Bb4 pin (A84)0-1 en prise manuevers
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Rubinstein w/out Bb4 pin (A84) 0-1 Sandwiched K
A Sorin vs Larsen, 1995 
(A84) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Dutch Rubinstein Bb4, Nbd7 pin (A84) 0-1Trapped rook
M Bertok vs Larsen, 1970 
(A84) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical Bb4+ retreat Stonewall (A84) 0-1 Bh6 block
A I Hamed vs Short, 1987 
(A84) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical Bb4+ Exchange(A84) 0-1Black controls open files
R A Olsen vs B Tot, 1936 
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical Bb4+ Exchange(A84) 0-1 Qxf2+ retains pressure
Pirc vs Spielmann, 1931 
(A84) Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

Dutch Rubinstein Var 5...Bb7 6...Bb6 (A84) 0-1 Connected Ps
Dreev vs A Gorovets, 2012 
(A84) Dutch, 46 moves, 0-1

Dutch Rubinstein Variation 5...Bb7, 6...Bb4 (A84) 0-1
F Lommers vs S Williams, 2007 
(A84) Dutch, 21 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense 4...Bb4 (A84) 0-1
G Tallaksen Ostmoe vs S Agdestein, 2006 
(A84) Dutch, 61 moves, 0-1

Aggressive Dutch Defense: Christmas Tree Variation (A84) 0-1
N Maisuradze vs M Muzychuk, 2013 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch Bb4+ (A90) 0-1 White Kside stripped of pawn shield
Botvinnik vs Larsen, 1970 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch Bb4+ Exchange (A90) 0-1 Q sac for last 2 pieces
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch Bb4+ retreat Stonewall (A90) 0-1 Kside attack, pins
H Steiner vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch; messed up Stonewall Def (A90) 1-0 LPDO
Euwe vs Cortlever, 1940 
(A90) Dutch, 11 moves, 1-0

Tartakower: "The most beautiful game of the match"
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical Be7 Stonewall (A95) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO B
I Johannsson vs Larsen, 1958
(A92) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Be7 Stonewall (A95) 0-1 Highlighted game
I Rabinovich vs Botvinnik, 1927 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 42 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Be7 Stonewall (A95) 0-1 Q sac, centralized N
Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 30 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Stonewall Be7 (A95) 1-0 Remove the Defender
Keres vs Bronstein, 1951 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 43 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Stonewall Be7 (A95) 0-1Exchanges & shift Kside
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 38 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Stonewall Be7 (A95) 1-0 Black's 11th is error
Keene vs J B Howson, 1965  
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Stonewall Be7(A95) 1-0Black should've taken c4
Keene vs S Bruzzi, 1966  
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 29 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Stonewall Be7 (A95) 1-0 Connected Passers
Keene vs R Bellin, 1981 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 48 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical Stonewall Be7 (A95)1-0 W owns the long diagonal
Keene vs M Fuller, 1983  
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Stonewall Be7 Botvinnik (A93) 1-0 Remove the D
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1983 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 51 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Huisl 7...Ne4 (A91) 1-0 Black center crumbles
D G Fridman vs T Taylor, 2005 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Alekhine 6...Ne4 (A92) 0-1 R Decoy Sacrifice
J Parker vs N Pert, 1999 
(A92) Dutch, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Huisl 7...Ne4(A96) 1/2-1/2
G Jones vs S Williams, 2006
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Classical. Huisl 7...Ne4 (A96) 1-0 W Exchange sacrifice
Shirov vs S Williams, 2006 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Huisl 7...Ne4 (A96) 0-1 R Demolition sac
I Sokolov vs S Williams, 2006 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Huisl 7...Ne4 exchange (A96) 0-1 Tactical
L Pantsulaia vs C Hanley, 2003 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch Huisl 7...Ne4, 8...Bf6(A96) 0-1Black dominates center
P Tregubov vs C Bauer, 2004 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 53 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical. Buenos 8...Ne4 (A96) 1-0 W kicks butt
Sundararajan vs S Williams, 1999 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Ilyin-Zhenevsky 8...Nc6, 9...e5 (A97) 0-1 Kside march
I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1934 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Ilyin-Zhenevsky 8...Nc6, 9...e5 (A97) 0-1Back ranker
L Aronson vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch Ilyin-Zhenevsky 9...Nc6, 13...e5 (A97) 0-1Kside Attack
Taimanov vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 35 moves, 0-1

Dutch Ilyin-Zhenevsky 12...Nc6 (A97) 0-1 Q didn't bite
Van Wely vs A Minasian, 1999 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Bb4 pin (A84) 0-1 Kside attack shifts
Agrest vs S Williams, 2004 
(A84) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

Classical Dutch, the Mason-Bird episode.
J Mason vs Bird, 1882 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 30 moves, 0-1

Alekhine avoids twopenny stalemate trap to win. 7...Qe8
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1934 
(A92) Dutch, 62 moves, 0-1

Dutch Be7 Stonewall 7...Nc6!? (A92) 1-0 Combo cracks author's D
Nakamura vs R Bellin, 2016 
(A92) Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

'Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess' (Gambit, 2001) by Marovic
M Yudovich Sr. vs Botvinnik, 1934 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 47 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical 7...Ne4, 8...a5 (A96) 0-1 Long Qside battle
I Krush vs N Pert, 2001 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical Buenos Aires 8...Ne4(A96) 0-1 Discovered attack
J Gallagher vs S Williams, 2001 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical 7...Ne4 8...Qe8 (A96) 1/2-1/2 Q vs Q
D Berczes vs R Nanjo, 2012 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Classical 7...Qe8 (A96) 0-1 BlackNights use light squares
R Balins vs Tal, 1953 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical 7...Qe8 (A96) 0-1 Lots of threats
E Eliskases vs Larsen, 1958 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 75 moves, 0-1

Dutch Classical 7...Qe8 vs. Dbl Fio (A96) 0-1 White K enclosed
David Porat vs J Lys, 2001
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

Starting Out: The Dutch by Neil McDonald (ML Qe8-Nc6-Nd8-Nf7)
J Werle vs Dgebuadze, 2002 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 42 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 1-0 Spearhead
L Aronson vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 36 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1/2-1/2 Home cookin
Chekhover vs Chistiakov, 1939
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Qside attack after White 0-0-0
Cherniaev vs S K Ram, 2013 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French, Two Knights Var (C00) 0-1 Swap Q's, gain space
T M Mok vs Korchnoi, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

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

French Two Knights (C00) 0-1 White declines perpetual+ draw
S Sathyanandha vs B P Jovanovic, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

French Two Knts (C00) 0-1 Heavy piece ending pick off pawns
Ivan Popov vs A Wirig, 2011
(C00) French Defense, 54 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1/2-1/2 Rook ending
G Guseinov vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Exchange Both 0-0-0 C01 0-1 Alekhine's Gun
W Winter vs Alekhine, 1936 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 How to draw
S Pina Vega vs M Delgado Crespo, 2001
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange --> Instructive castling opposite, Dbld Rs win
R Grau vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 First cut-off the king
Nimzowitsch vs G Fluss, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Surprising Nxg2 wins
J Novkovic vs N Zhukova, 2013 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Terrific rook play by Black
F Ynojosa Aponte vs N Pert, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Seize control of open files!
V Meijers vs D Kosic, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Exchange c3, c6 (C01) 1/2-1/2 No advantage, dead even
S Gvetadze vs Chiburdanidze, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange Bg4 pin, Nc6 (C01) 0-1 Both castle long
G Pogosian vs O V Nikolenko, 2010 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Adv 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 Lputian (C02) 0-1 Snazzy Dbl R sac
J Smeets vs D Brandenburg, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

Schlechter gave a crush to Lasker's stronghold :-)
Schlechter vs J Bendiner, 1893 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Burn (C11) 0-1 0-0-0 vs 0-0
P Piscopo vs M Gurevich, 2007
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Delayed $X (C11) 0-1Instead Moore, OK Armaged
Didier vs L Rosen, 1900 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz (C11) 0-1 W loses center Ps
I Rogers vs Z Frankel, 1985 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Piece oriented
Chekhover vs Abramian, 1938 
(C11) French, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Qg4 of the French Defence by Euwe :-)
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1921 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Frankfurt Var (C13) 1-0The hunter becomes the
Velimirovic vs H Ree, 1994 
(C13) French, 12 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Breyer Var (C13) 1-0 Discovery
Velimirovic vs N Ristovic, 1995 
(C13) French, 10 moves, 1-0

A good demonstration of occupying the center with pawns
Bronstein vs Stahlberg, 1950 
(C13) French, 46 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Olland 1920 with 6... Nc6 7.Qg4
Euwe vs Olland, 1920 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Euwe's Qg4 in the French Defence :-)
Euwe vs H van Hartingsvelt, 1920 
(C13) French, 68 moves, 1-0

A good demonstration of using the h-file by Euwe :-)
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1921 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Morozevich showed us the 7.Nf3 in the French Defence :-)
I A Nataf vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C13) French, 63 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Tartakower delayed b6 (C13) 1-0Gambiteer I bk
Milner-Barry vs J van den Bosch, 1947
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Advance b6 (C02) 1-0 Viktor is the victor over Viktor.
Kupreichik vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

18. Rxh7+! and mate-in-three (see blogger notes for best play)
Kasperski vs I Mazel, 1925 
(C13) French, 20 moves, 1-0

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

French Advance 5.Be3 Qb6 6.Qd2 (C02) 0-1 Rabid Rook
G Matteucci vs V Castaldi, 1938 
(C02) French, Advance, 10 moves, 0-1

Sic Alapin B22 This "missing" game was found by Vlastimil Fiala
Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1905 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.Be2 Euwe Variation (C02) 1-0 Strip the Qside
Y Marrero Lopez vs M Delgado Crespo, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 35 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, Euwe Variation -- meeting 6.a3 with f6
Grischuk vs Short, 2000 
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6.Be2, Euwe f6 -- activate the light-square B
Shabalov vs Shirov, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 W fails to corridor#
O Brendel vs Yusupov, 2002 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

French Winawer (C15) 1/2-1/2 Creative exchanges
Jobava vs G Dizdar, 2003 
(C15) French, Winawer, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 W gives away the center
M Manik vs Yusupov, 2005 
(C16) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 1/2-1/2 BxBd2 exchange
W Watson vs Gulko, 1985 
(C16) French, Winawer, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Advance (C16) 1/2-1/2 No open files
Timman vs Huebner, 1985 
(C16) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer 7.Nf3 Positional (C19) 0-1 Black Q penetrates
C Briscoe vs S Williams, 2007 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance 7.h4 (C18) 1/2-1/2 Black K is secure
K Mokry vs I Farago, 1993 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn 7.Qg4 Main Line (C18) 1-0 Busy Qs
Oll vs Eingorn, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 69 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn 7.Qg4 Main Line (C18) 1/2-1/2
K Dolzhykova vs E Sedina, 2009 
(C18) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn 7.Qg4 Main Line (C18) 1/2-1/2
Ganguly vs Y Shulman, 2011 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Advance 7.h4 (C18) 1-0 Early Qside battle
Morozevich vs Lputian, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern vs Dbl Fianchetto (A90) 0-1
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Dutch Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 1-0 Notes by Peter Clarke
Petrosian vs A Pirtskhalava, 1947  
(A90) Dutch, 36 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

Game 34 in Starting Out: The Dutch by GM Neil McDonald
R Kempinski vs Gleizerov, 2000 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

French Advance. 7.BxNh6 Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 White centralizes
Topalov vs Bareev, 1997 
(C02) French, Advance, 37 moves, 1-0

French Advance 6Be2. Paulsen Attk (C02) 0-1 Too much guard duty
Aitken vs Bondarevsky, 1946 
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Keres goes postal!
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense 6...Nc6 vs KIA (C00) 0-1 Prompt dxe4
Jansa vs Huebner, 1969 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

50 games Bent Larsen's book, "Larsen's Selected Games of Chess"
Larsen vs Portisch, 1964 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 86 Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Max Weiss vs J Schwarz, 1883 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Closed Gambit (C05) 1-0N fork threat allows R
Carlsen vs T Gulbrandsen, 2002 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

Secrets of Positional Chess by Drazen Marovic, p. 32
Portisch vs Tal, 1961 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

It's a true model game in many respects
C Baranov vs Rokhlin, 1935 
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Gledhill Attack (C11) 1-0 Q sac offer
J R Houghteling vs L S Cornell, 1902 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Kotov's The Art of the Middle Game, p. 76
Kotov vs Kalmanok, 1936 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Schachmeisterpartien 1960 - 1965 edited by Rudolph Teschner
M Johansson Sr vs Teschner, 1960 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
Lasker vs Showalter, 1899 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 P race to skewer Q+
Leko vs Huebner, 2000 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 53 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1Better endgame
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1962 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 43 moves, 0-1

French Def Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Know thy Houdini
R W Smith vs R Hart, 2009 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def. Alekhine-Chatard Attk (C13) 0-1 P race to skewer Q+
J Smeets vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(C13) French, 58 moves, 0-1

Marshall sends a black steamroller down the middle.
J Esser vs Marshall, 1911 
(C15) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 0-1

French Def Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Cross pin w/heavy pieces
Wahls vs Yusupov, 1991 
(C16) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 0-1

Game 1 in 'The Russians Play Chess' by Irving Chernev
P Romanovsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(C16) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 23: Chess Secrets: The Giants of Strategy by Neil McDonald
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

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Gruenfeld vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

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Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

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Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

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Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

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S Granara Barreto vs Hoang Thong Tu, 2002
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

WC 1935 Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var (A90)"The Pearl of Zandvoort"
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Copycat (C01) 0-1 Notes by Lasker
L Forgacs vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C01) French, Exchange, 52 moves, 0-1

French Nc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Overloaded Q allows BxNf3 gxBf3
S Arfin vs A Hambleton, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 15 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs C Hansen, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

A Pulito vs J Avalos Parra, 2006
(C02) French, Advance, 48 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Modern System (C03) · 0-1
D Cornette vs M Socko, 2015 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05) · 0-1
D Kolka vs Yiye Wang, 2015
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05) · 0-1
T Abrahamyan vs D Harika, 2015 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical (C11) 1-0 The best in simple positions
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11) · 1-0
K Arakhamia-Grant vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2015
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1Unstoppable
D Cornette vs M Socko, 2015
(C11) French, 51 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0
M Muzychuk vs M Socko, 2015
(C11) French, 74 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 So creative
W So vs M Prusikin, 2006 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Variation (C18) 0-1
Kosteniuk vs D Harika, 2015
(C18) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Y Afek vs Psakhis, 1990 
(C02) French, Advance, 49 moves, 0-1

French Exchange 5.Bd3 c5 (C01) 0-1 Very agressive Black pawns
V Gunina vs A Gupta, 2018
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

G Moehring vs Uhlmann, 1982 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

S R Ottesen vs E Jarlnaes, 2013
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 0-1

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