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B.O. IV Presented by FTB
Compiled by fredthebear
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No, this isn't about Barry Soetoro's alter ego. It is about kings and pawns. Of course, Barry is no king regardless of his 400 person travel caravan, but he did sleep in a Holiday Inn and bowed down to one.

Thank you MKD.

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

* Alekhine's Defense, Krejcik Variation: Opening Explorer

* Here's a link to Bobby Fischer playing White against the Sicilian: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

This is a collection split. Most of the Sicilians were reassigned to make room.

Standard Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+ miniature
L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Kiev (1896) Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1896 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening/Modern (A00) 1-0 Smothered Queen
J Cukierman vs NN, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense; 5 mover: Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+
Lusgin vs M Joffe, 1968 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Center P Duo vs ...a5?, b6, (A40) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+, tiny K walk
M Pitz vs S Stark, 2009 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Kside Fianchetto (A48) 0-1 P fork trick, remove gu
H High vs Keene, 1964 
(A48) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense 3.c4 bxc4 (B00) 1-0 Q forks f7 & LPDO Bishop
Mackowiak vs Kusiak, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 6...Bg7 Out of business
G den Broeder vs W Wegener, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

3..Qd8-Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Capa's unpin opening trap in action
A Raetsky vs Wolfgang Schmid, 2012 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 0-1 Unsuccessful Unpin
Nilzon vs Garcia, 1980 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Leonhardt Gambit 4.b4 (B01) 1-0 Boden's #
E M Green vs M P Dreyer, 2003 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: General (B02) 1-0 Black will lose / a piece
J Krejcik vs A Gottlieb, 1922 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin Ng5+
S Ritvin vs E Z Rabin, 2006 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Balogh Variation (B03) 1-0 Q threats
F M Wren vs Sprow, 1944 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Modern. Alburt Variation (B04) 1-0 N fork
Karpov vs E Torre, 1973 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

Modern Def Bxf7+ (B06) 1-0 The power of check w/3 en prise!!
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 13 captures mini; Hook #
T Goutali vs O Lima, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def./Philidor Exchange 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B07) 1-0 Fast paced
Sutovsky vs L Draskovic, 2018 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

It's a KP carving, not a C-K Def (B10) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Goldman Var (B12) 1-0 P thrusts
J Dainauskas vs Blecher, 1980 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q
Chulkov vs Gavemann, 1947 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Forgacs Variation (B15) 0-1 Q+, Q+ & fork LPDO B
A Sira vs N Zahonova-Konopkova, 1993 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 7 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation (B17) 1-0 Royal family fork
A Vooremaa vs Lvik, 1962 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Deflect the champ's sis
A G Jakobsen vs I Carlsen, 2007 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 1-0 Gifted in the wrong manner
J Gonczi vs G Hidegh, 1999
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def 2.c4 (C00) 1-0 Violate principles to win!
A van Weersel vs F Kuijpers, 2000 
(C00) French Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She left the scene
M Porges vs Steinitz, 1874 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit 4...d5 (C21) 1-0 Marshall's minors flush the K
Marshall vs S Mlotkowski, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0 Sacs on f6!
M Reichel vs G Antoszkiewicz, 1990
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Q&B pair pressure
H Szymaniak vs J Claus, 2005 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Q trap
Alekhine vs V Manko, 1905 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 R sac rounds up both Ns
Alekhine vs De Klerck, 1933 
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate!
Zukertort vs NN, 1884 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 N hits defender - 2x
J D Tresling vs Swiderski, 1899 
(C28) Vienna Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Castle opposite, rob the pin
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0Scholar's Mate plus one
B Wall vs P Lewis, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

KGA. King's Knight Gambit f6? (C37) 1-0 Almost Scholar's Mate
B Wall vs V Greenwalt, 1983 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Damiano, Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1-0 3...Qf7 Family Fork Set-Up
J Westman vs E Havansi, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 0-1 Loses time/match w/the Q
Greco vs NN, 1590 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check is mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

P-K4 McConnell Defense (C40) 1-0 Qf6 is a common trap square
Koltanowski vs W Nolan, 1960 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6? La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Corner N#!
S Sokolov vs I Semenov, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0Pry open h-file, sac, Q+, rob pin, #
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Qd7 is not the Opera House game
Kolisch vs E Geake, 1860 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def./Lion (C41) 1-0 Plenty of tactics
D Coleman vs J Shepley, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 16.? Clincher!
Van der Wiel vs J van Baarle, 1983 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 White whips Black
L G L Copp vs R Kerr, 1944 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 Stockfish notes
S Boden vs A Belaiev, 1867 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Rob the Pin
K Kopetzky vs I Engert, 1942 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening (C44) 1-0 Discovered attack on Black queen
L Komarek vs A Korn, 1992 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 B & Q spearhead on f7
Schulz vs Lehnert, 1909 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Pummeled by Pins
Anderssen vs F Riemann, 1877 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 1-0 Damiano's #
B Espedal vs D Winslow, 1977 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4 Knts (C50) 1-0 21.?
M Seps vs Y Naydenova, 2010 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's Mate Before Pillsbury
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware Var (C51) Old game; Qd5 fork is coming
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Italian, Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Spearhead into smothered mate
B Hoffmann vs E Heilmann, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Game Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Black horse had blinders on
Kraiko vs Kreie, 1979 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Bxf7+ deflects K from defense of QxQd8
I Diaz Fernandez vs J Saenz Martinez, 1996
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Tartakower and DuMont's book (100 Master Games of Modern Chess)
Z Rutka vs J Vesely, 1949 
(C57) Two Knights, 11 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) (A00) 1-0 Start 1.e4 2...Bd6? blocks d-pawn
H Deuster vs Gomez, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst): Reversed Nimzowitsch (A00) 1-0 Legall's Mate
O Bjarnason vs V Dittler, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Nxf7 sac, Q&B battery hit e6
Myers vs Savon, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening / Delayed Philidor Def. (A00) 1-0 OCB ending
M Gonzalez Nunez vs M Matto, 2007 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 76 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 At each others throats!
J B Bednarski vs T Wibe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch. Batavo Gambit (A02) 1-0 Early Q sac; FSR
D Mackenzie vs D Pruess, 2006 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Spearhead
G A Koelsche vs Woody Young, 1949 
(A09) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+, Q trap
A Elwin vs R Hughes, 2014 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzovich annotates an endgame plan true to 'His System'
F J Lee vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Borg Defense 1.e4 g5 (B00) 1-0 This works for W, but be alert
C Stovring vs K Petersen, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Kennedy Var. Keres Attk (B00) 1-0 Gambiteer I
Keres vs V Mikenas, 1946 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Owen Def: Shamkovich/Hippo (B00) 0-1 N+ busts overworked R
A Stangl vs N Gaprindashvili, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def w/d3 (C41) 0-1 It's a Lawnmower # instead of RR #.
N Puric vs V Ianov, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 104 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Breyer Var (B00) 0-1 Rare X-ray+
Euwe vs Breyer, 1921 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Black grabs two pawns and gets mated
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Variation. M.L. (B00) 0-1 Giveaways
J Boey vs Keres, 1962
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Gambit (B01) 0-1 4 Black pieces hone in
Siggens vs Philips, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian Modern (B01) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate for K walk
J Perrier vs F J Wellmuth, 1917  
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern (B01) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate w/K hike
Imbaud vs Strumilo, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 Brilliant f7 attack
Zagrebelny vs A Ponyi, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

Scandi 4.Nf3 g6 Richter Var (B01) 1-0 Bishops Zwischenzug
A Wirig vs T Thorhallsson, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Impressive win
Deep Thought vs Igor Ivanov, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B01) 1-0 Kside assault
M Kobalia vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 36 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 12...Bxc2 backfires
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1984 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def Early QxQd1 (B01) 1-0 Connected Ps
Baklan vs W Arencibia, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses (B01) 0-1 Warning to White - B pins!
G Helbach vs Rotlewi, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Bc4, d3, Nge2 (B01) 1-0White is active; Dbld Rs strike
N Starr vs C Oquendo Serrano, 2004
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5, 5...Nc6 6.Nge2 (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5.d3 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Q trap, pinned B
A Dounis vs A Gogolis, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines 5.Nf3, 6...Bg4 (B01) 0-1
N Pang vs A Zatonskih, 2004
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.Ne5 (B01) 0-1 Kside pawns leak
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 60 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 6.Ne5 (B01) 0-1 BxBc4 central battle
P McCarthy vs R Norinkeviciute, 2005
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines 0-0-0 (B01) 0-1 Connected passers
de Firmian vs Nakamura, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Pile on the pin
R Hess vs Tiviakov, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 44 moves, 1-0

3..Qd8 Ilundain; Unpin threatens Legall's #, then Just Take It!
Balode vs Sondore, 1965 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Unpin, Bb5+, Nf7#
J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Q deflects Q, B pins N = 2 less
Tal vs W R Chandler, 1974 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0Little sacs create big prob
Fischer vs W G Addison, 1970 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

How not to play White in the 2.Bc4 Nxe4 line vs Alekhine's Def
B Hofer vs A Nugteren, 1996 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 BLACK K MARCH!!
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1984 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 Pawn # prevented by g6 instead of h6
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1-0 Misplaced K; pile on the pin
E Steiner vs Colle, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Krejcik Gambit (B02) 1-0 Imbalanced
H Pusch vs V Gassmann, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 68 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Q Hunt
S Makarichev vs Alburt, 1978 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Slick promo
P Dubinin vs Aronin, 1947 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Speechless Black Q
T Stanciu vs A Maciejewski, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def 2...b5!? (B02) 1-0 Odd but entertaining
B Ivanovic vs V Kovacevic, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Bc4 Keres Var (B04) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
Grischuk vs Ponomariov, 2000 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Alburt Variation (B04) 0-1 Ballsy
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 K walk on the attack
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Discovered Double++
Karpov vs K Grigorian, 1971 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Magalashvili, 1966 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

B06 4Square; Szymon Abramowicz Winawer (1838-1920) German champ
M Porges vs Winawer, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense, Classical Bc4 (B06) 1-0 Unpin struggle, P fork
Hort vs Keene, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Kingside Fianchetto (B06) 1-0
Csom vs P Ostojic, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Two Knights (B06) 1-0Smashing finish to smothered#
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Open h-file
S Mariotti vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 1-0

Modern Def (B06) 1-0 Fire on board, by Judit; Neither K castles
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 1-0 Bxf7+ vs both Ns developed
J Sylvan vs A Flaata, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 10 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
F Mora vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def (B06) 0-1 Notes by RK. White exchanges, backs down.
M Aaron vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 B sac deflects back R
Tal vs Suttles, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0

Black loses his Queen early but manages to win a QvN endgame
J L Burden vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

The standard Bxf7+/Ng5+/Ne6 motif gets the Queen
Rublevsky vs G Chepukaitis, 2001 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bc4 vs temporary Bg7 (B06) 1-0 Rather unusual
S Sulskis vs Bologan, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Kholmov System (B07) 0-1 White will lose a piece
Fedorowicz vs Chandler, 1979 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R J Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. 2Knights (B08) 1-0 Ruin the K's shield
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter (B08) 1-0Rob the back rank Def
Tal vs Quinteros, 1987 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

CHESS: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games as #4670 on p. 868
Stein vs V Liberzon, 1965 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Ahead of his time
Lasker vs B J van Trotsenburg, 1908 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Goldman Var (B10) 1-0 Angermanagement
Taylor vs I F Angermann, 1986 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Accelerated Panov Attack (B10) 1-0 Overloaded R
L Steiner vs Carls, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Accelerated Panov Attk (B10) 1-0 Discovered+
A Rakhmanov vs Y Ginzburg, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 0-1 Pins & N penetration bite
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) /Scandivian (B01) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+unpin
Keres vs V Tepaks, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

Viacheslav Ragozin (1908-1962)
Ragozin vs Boleslavsky, 1942 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Forgacs NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 Know this mate pattern
A Fuderer vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 17 moves, 1-0

EG: White wins the battle of the central pawns and trades down
A E Post vs Tartakower, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 53 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Var (B15) 1-0 The d-pawn is passed
Ulf Andersson vs B E Horberg, 1969 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Sacrifice only if U can follow up
M Z Ali vs B Westin, 1987 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Tiviakov-Fischer Attk (B17) 1-0 Rs entry
Stein vs Vasiukov, 1965 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Smyslov Var. ML (B17) 1-0 Rd8+! skewer
Tal vs Benko, 1964 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Karpov. Tiviakov-Fischer Attk (B17)0-1 Q enters h-file
Short vs Adams, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0 Two opening authors
A Kosten vs E Schiller, 1981 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical (B18) 1-0 Lots of Black Q moves
Carlsen vs L'Ami, 2013 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Exchange (B29) 1-0D. King video link
Carlsen vs N Grandelius, 2016 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Castle opposite, dual attacks on Ks
Fischer vs C Bielicki, 1960 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Pawns & pins
Judit Polgar vs I Kientzler-Guerlain, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Q sac, lawn mower mate w/2R
J Klein vs B Marcussi, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Bishop sac on move 9!
S Sjugirov vs Van Wely, 2009 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Knight /Delayed Exhange (C00) 1/2-1/2
G Manukian vs W M Duckworth, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Ultimate copy cat draw
Maroczy vs Reti, 1922 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Their last match went 67
R Hess vs Y Shulman, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 6 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 4.Bf4 Bd6
R Hess vs L B Hansen, 2007
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 4.Bf4 Bd6
R Hess vs M Apicella, 2005
(C01) French, Exchange, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Nothing happening here
R Hess vs M N Sher, 2006
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange (C01) 1-0 White N is a pain in the backside
R Hess vs Y Shulman, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 67 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 1/2-1/2
R Hess vs G Meier, 2009
(C01) French, Exchange, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange (C01) 1-0 Sham Q sac; two Ns on 6th
Tkachiev vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 Deflection
C Andersson vs F McCluskey, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 11 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5...c5 (C01) 1-0 King walk
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 45 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) ˇ 1/2-1/2
Kasparov vs Short, 1991 
(C01) French, Exchange, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange (C01) 1/2- Minor piece sacs even out
Leko vs Morozevich, 2014
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

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 Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Royal pin
A Romero Holmes vs S Mariotti, 1987
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2- As even as it gets
Areshchenko vs Kaidanov, 2013
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Castled K wins
Shabalov vs Smyslov, 1993 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game: Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Q raid by World Champ
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Undermine Q as defender
Carlsen vs S Vokhidov, 2018 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Watch out!
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Q trap after Bxf7+
Falkbeer vs Zytogorski, 1856 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 See F. Young vs L. Dore, 1892
H E Atkins vs H Jacobs, 1915 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa G. (C21) 1-0 JHB notes; Back trackin'
Blackburne vs W J Evelyn, 1862  
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Comments by Le Lionnais
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Choose which fork
NN vs Leonhardt, 1903 
(C22) Center Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0 Kside pawn roller
Shabalov vs I M Shliperman, 1995 
(C22) Center Game, 33 moves, 1-0

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

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

Bishop's Opening: Lewis Gambit (C23) 0-1 Deflection Sacrifice
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1841 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C23) 0-1 Decoy sac, Royal fork
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0 Hartston's Immortal
Hartston vs H Westerinen, 1973 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 h-file battery
Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 Ne6 pow!
Y Neishtadt vs NN, 1950 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani G. (C24) 1-0 Tartakover's Stampede!
Tartakower vs Von Scheve, 1905 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

K&P Promotion vs lone K, Mate with new Q & K vs lone K.
Larsen vs Ivanchuk, 1992 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 66 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game (C25) 0-1 Clear the way!
Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C27) Vienna Game, 31 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 1-0 Bishop pair rules
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Remove & Clear
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0 Sac after sac!!
S Aakel vs R Bougayou, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 38 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Horwitz Gambit (C26) 0-1Reti Mate before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening, Vienna Hybrid, KGD: GOD 06/04/2007
W So vs F El Taher, 2006 
(C26) Vienna, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Longer, more elegant Legall's Mate
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley, Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 Enjoyable plot
W Posch vs G Schroll, 1999 
(C26) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Var(C26) 1-0 3 possible checkmate patterns
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Give a pawn for attack on uncastled K
L Lopez vs A Shepperson, 1968 
(C28) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26)  0-1 K swing
K Pitschel vs Blackburne, 1873  
(C26) Vienna, 29 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Sac attack for a K walk into Dovetail #
Blackburne vs J Leith, 1899 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Germans say "Zwickmuhle" (literally, "double mill" or dilemma).
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Bishop's/Vienna Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 P fork trick, uncastled
W A Haller vs W Pollock, 1890 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0Not your typical dance
Gu Xiaobing vs Ruan Lufei, 2006
(C28) Vienna Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Who's pawn is best?
Kosteniuk vs C Werner, 2000
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 See blogger notes
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2005 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1/2-1/2 R ending
Karjakin vs Bologan, 2004 
(C28) Vienna Game, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Nice combo, but overcooked
Rublevsky vs Navara, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Bronstein G. (C28) 0-1Discover Dbl+
J J Hastings vs A P Law, 1994 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 file opener, skewer
Hromadka vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937
(C28) Vienna Game, 29 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin, QxQ decoy, N+ fork
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1575 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindful Simul loss
Pillsbury vs K Moll, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Heavy pieces hone in
F K Esling vs J Wisker, 1880 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Q trap
E Dekker vs J L Switzar, 1874 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1Blocked restriction
Chigorin vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30)0-1 Q sac to royal fork
Steinitz vs Pillsbury, 1892 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindfold; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 K walk
Chigorin vs Burille, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

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

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

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Mutual pairs of isolated pawns
A Bangiev vs V Malaniuk, 1986
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 64 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Fabulous f7 attack uses B pin!
B Rositsan vs A Hervais, 1998 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Devestating Discovered+
Lasker vs J M Hanham, 1901 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

G12 in Chess Secrets: Great Chess Romantics by Craig Pritchett
Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 40 inThe Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1Exchange Sac for Boden's Check...
U Kavcic vs Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Boden Var (C33) 1-0 Showdown of the Knights
H Westerinen vs O Moen, 1985 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Chess variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0No knights; Pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Philidor: Lopez CG (C41) 1-0 Spurious but gorgeous miniature
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 0-1 The "Magnetized King Game"
Dupre vs Carlos Torre, 1927 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Philidor Countergambit. Zukertort Var (C41) 1-0 Factor that!
Factor vs F M Currier, 1923 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 B decoy sac, N+ fork
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 0-1 VP 1 of a kind
Fischer vs V Pupols, 1955 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

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

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack. Polerio-Svedenborg Var (C40) 0-1!
Cabrol vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 1-0 Early Black Q trap
J L Koster vs B Hoareau, 2014 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check on open e-file is mate!
E F Wendell vs Dr. Lindos, 1903 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Elephant G: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 1-0 Too many Black Q&P moves
M Parligras vs A Gunnarsson, 2004 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Chess variants - No N / Philidor CG (000) 1/2- R vs 2 Bs ending
Morphy vs William Thomas, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 0-1bring Rs to bare arms upon K&Q
M I Sorokin vs E Maljutin, 1991
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

The original Boden's Mate: Q sac w/criss-crossed bishops
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense 5.Bc4 Be7(C41) 1-0 White has the better passer
Timman vs Najdorf, 1975
(C41) Philidor Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 5.Bc4 Be7 (C41) 1/2-1/2 thrust f5 & exchange
Kasparov vs Huzman, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

This same mate can occur on the 12th move of a Ruy Lopez
Mackenzie vs F Perrin, 1868 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Lion. Sozin Var (C41)1-0 Q sac->royal family fork
B Savchenko vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

G9 inMy Best Games...1908-1937 by A. Alekhine, 21st Century Ed.
Alekhine vs G Marco, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 After the tactical smoke clears...
Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 0-1 3 minors produce Blackburne's Mate!
Lombardy vs D H Campora, 1994 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
B Bok vs R Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 1/2-1/2 Remarkable Draw
Anand vs J Costa, 1988 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 99 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 1-0 Centralized knight
F Amonatov vs S Zablotsky, 2007 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Neat Q trap
Leonhardt vs NN, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Central N sacs
Nimzowitsch vs G Marco, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

C41Philidor Hanham, Steiner 10.Bxf7+ RxB 11.Qc4 leaves W better
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Hanham. Steiner Var (C41) 1-0 Black castles long
Fischer vs A Sandrin, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Morphy Gambit (C41) 1-0 He was in trouble?
Morphy vs T W Barnes, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Morphy Gambit (C41) 1-0 Black moves too many Ps
Morphy vs F Sicre, 1864 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def 5.g4 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0 Ks on orignal squares
Shirov vs L Cyborowski, 2008 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 6.g5 Nh5 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0Centralized Ns
I Nepomniachtchi vs A Czebe, 2008
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Even game into ending
Kasparov vs Azmaiparashvili, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

GK's 1st victory in a purely positional style over a GM
Kasparov vs T Georgadze, 1979 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 0-1 4...d5 yields development
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 0-1 FM gives away Q in style!
Didier vs Marshall, 1900 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1-0 Rob the pin Qside
P Bilguer vs K Schorn, 1839 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

[Scotch G. Kside Var (C45) 1-0Black lets White Q in front door
T Qiu vs Wang Yiwei, 2001 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0 See link to Kenilworthian rep
Nakamura vs Fressinet, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Open f-file battery
A Becker vs H K Mattison, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var/B's Opening d3 c3 (C50) 1-0 P fork
V S Spasov vs G Schroll, 2008 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Italian Var 4.0-0 (C50) 1-0 Exchange sacs P race
Carlsen vs Adams, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 66 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rousseau G / Latvian G (C50) 1-0Unique semi-smoth
H G Gunderam vs A Grava, 1970 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Latvian G. /Giuoco Pianissimo. Lucchini Gambit(C50) 0-1 P mate
M General vs Dubois, 1850 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian, Hungarian Def (C50) 1-0 W retains slight initiative
Vasiukov vs Gheorghiu, 1974
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 46 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Paulsen (C51) 1-0 A variety of techniques to mate
Zukertort vs Allies, 1869
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Sitting Q sac for SENSATIONAL #
M Lange vs Mayet, 1853 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 24 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower and du Mont
Dufresne vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 1-0 Oversights
Charousek vs B Richter, 1897 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Impressive display by Blackburne in a blindfold game.
Blackburne vs V C Peyer, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Brilliant
Bologan vs B Heberla, 2008 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0tpstarNotes
Spielmann vs Janowski, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0MorphyNotes
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 1-0

The Art of Defense in Chess by GM Andrew Soltis, p. 11
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53)1-0 g-file pin
E Eliskases vs Gruenfeld, 1933 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 53 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 1-0 Pins & P
Bledow vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Pair o' Ns!
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Blindfolded Tarrasch owns the open files
Tarrasch vs Landau, 1880 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch gave rook odds and attacked all out w/a Scotch Gambit
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Slaughter
P Ricardi vs J Faustino, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Unsound knight sacrifice, giving excellent practical chances
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 K walk, P#
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

2 Kts Def. Polerio Def Bb5+ (C58) 1-0Conjure up a Constellation
Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Remove the Guard
M Dizdarevic vs G West, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Main Lines. Mieses Var 10.Nxd5 Qd8 (B01) 1-0 N+ fork
Fritz vs A Bollengier, 1998 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: General (B01) 1-0 Simul; hogs to the 7th
Lasker vs Ewers, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1-0

Classic kitchen sink attack, one of GK's best (15 yrs old)
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense vs Nc3, Bd3, Be3, Nf3 (B07) 1-0 Thru the center
Akopian vs P Nikolic, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin. Barmen Def Modern Line (B22) 1-0 Bully!
Adams vs Huebner, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 31 moves, 1-0

All of Black's pieces are en prise, yet he mates with two pawns
Svidler vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Italian, 2 Knts Def. Traxler Counterattk B sac (C57) 0-1 Simul
Fischer vs Robert Henry / Robert Thacker, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 31 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Cntr Cntr Grünfeld Var Ne5, g4 (B01) 0-1 19...0-0-0
F Stips vs N Lubbe, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs Magmusson, 1960 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 12 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit, Bc4 Scholar's try (C40) 0-1 Pin, Overworked Q
K H Jergler vs Wolfgang Schmidt, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

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

3/Four Knights: Italian Var (C46) 1-0 Blitz; Pin & Spearhead #
H J Calladay vs J Liebling, 1924
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 0-1 Q decoy sac
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Bg7 vs Bc4 center pawn duo (B06) 0-1 Qs & Ps ending
Huebner vs Mecking, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 82 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Accelerated Panov Attk. Open Var (B10) 1-0hit f7
I Nei vs E E Book, 1969
(B10) Caro-Kann, 24 moves, 1-0

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