chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
How d'ya spEll Hipoptamus? Is that 1 'p' or 2?
Compiled by fredthebear
--*--

Webster says H-i-p-p-o-p-o-t-a-m-u-s. That's 3 p's. Have you seen the protruding teeth on those beasts?

Thank you Shams and saintdc07.

First, a sampling of fianchetto openings w/various ECO codes somewhat similar to the Hippopotamus. A true Hippo places four pawns on the 6th rank and fianchettos BOTH bishops (if there's time to do so). The Black knights often begin by landing in front of royalty. The Hippo is often associated with the Modern/Robatsch Defense (B06) which fianchettos the kingside bishop w/a prompt g6, Bg7. The development of the king's knight is often delayed, which can be a dangerous. White is given a free hand in the center.

The Indian Defenses with ECO code "E" are not closely related because the Indians often play Nf6 on the first or second move and perhaps Bb4 -- definitely not a characteristic of the Hippo. However, both defenses usually play d6 or e6 and perhaps b6 as well with a fianchettoed bishop.

We'll begin with the "E" code Indian defenses just for some flavor. If nothing else, it's a refresher on attacking chess. The eventual winner of a chess game must attack/counter attack at some point. Do not play the Hippopotamus w/the idea of hiding behind pawns all game! "Open lines are decisive!" -- Fred Reinfeld.

White Two Knights (Nc3, Nf3) Description:
4.5 = Bc4, Bg5
4.0 = Bc4, Bf4
3.5 = Bc4, Be3
3.0 = Bd3, Be3
2.5 = Be2, Be3
2.0 = Be2, Bd2

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

Kangaroo Defense (E00) 0-1 Alekhine vs Keres was drawn
Timman vs K Spraggett, 1985 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

This two piece Black attack fizzled out in Omaha. White used 5
D Saxton vs H Ohman, 1947 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

East Indian Defense (E00) 1-0 A Sudden 1-2 Punch
A Kox vs G Raymakers, 1976 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

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

Edward Lear's ; A Strange 4 Corners!?
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Panno (E84) 0-1 Q sac opens up mating square
M Ekdyshman vs S Solovjov, 2001
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1Pinned to mating square and piled upon
S Demmery vs B Sambuev, 2010
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed (E01) 1-0 Zwischenzug capture w/check
Smyslov vs Prins, 1952 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 16 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E01) 1-0Penetrate the crossfire square
M Kraemer vs J B Campos-Moreno, 2010 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 20 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade&Blackstock; Mate in 2 threat
Korchnoi vs N Levin, 1949 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 31 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 B decoy sac, N+ forks Q
M Percivaldi vs E Norlin, 2014 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 22 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E08) 1-0Instructive notes by Keene
Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Sac & Q Trap
Veitch vs J Penrose, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

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

The Giants of Power Play by Neil McDonald
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Blumenfeld Countergambit (E10) 0-1 Weak back rank
R Svane vs F Zeller, 2014 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Anti-Nimzo-Indian / Tarrasch (E10) 1-0 Notes by Peter Clarke
Petrosian vs Y Kotkov, 1946  
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Don't rook yourself
V David vs G Kacheishvili, 2001 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Q decoy sac for a pin
B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia, 2015 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Bogo-Indian Def Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Pin, R sac, Spearhead
Marshall vs V Petrov, 1930 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Nottingham 1936- Brilliancy Prize; No remedy for g5
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Weak back rank
T Nyback vs Jobava, 2009 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

One of those winning moves that comes out nowhere.
G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Notes by G.K.
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense (E11) 1-0 Black meant to defend w/4...Qe7
L Palau vs S Kalabar, 1927 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 5 moves, 1-0

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

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Polovodin Gambit (E12) 1-0
G Ligterink vs M Trepp, 1984 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

QID Petrosian Var. Farago Defense (E12) 1-0 Double attack LPDO
L Christiansen vs Karpov, 1993 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0 Brilliance
Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Def. Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0 Fork & pin - EZ win
Uhlmann vs B Andersen, 1964 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Variation (E12) 1-0 Suddenly
M Bobotsov vs A Kolarov, 1971  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 1-0

G35: The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

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

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Dbl B sacs accepted & decl, R lift
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 White misses his king's kNight
Spassky vs Tal, 1979 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

QID: Spassky System (E14) 1-0 IQP, Bxh7 & Rook lift
L Christiansen vs J B Campos-Moreno, 1980 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Game 102, Black is OK! by Andras Adorjan
P Petran vs Adorjan, 1985 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Few mate AK
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Karpov, 1992 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Howitzerooking the Castled Position.
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Kside attack
Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Ns invade both sides
Nisipeanu vs Pelletier, 2010 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Var. Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Dbl Threat
Aronian vs Gelfand, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

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

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Polovodin Gambit (E12) 1-0
C Sandipan vs Tiviakov, 2007 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

QID Polugayevsky Gambit (E17) 1-0 Trojan Horse
Kasparov vs Marjanovic, 1980 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

QID Opocensky Var (E17) 1-0 Pinter's Brilliancy
Pinter vs C Thomson, 1989 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

QID Classical. Traditional (E17) 1-0 Discovery on the diagonals
H Karner vs Mass, 1971 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

(E18) QID, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0 Double Attack
M Heinicke vs Seitz, 1934 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0

"The Immortal Zugzwang Game"
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

QID Classical Traditional ML (E19) 0-1 Great Exchange Sacs, Bs
Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 8 moves, 0-1Beware fianchetto unpin tactics
V Greenwalt vs B Wall, 1983 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 8 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch Variation (E20) 0-1 Thunderbolt!
R Saeidi vs A Roghani, 2001
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 11 moves, 0-1

Weak Pawns, Weak Squares and Mighty, Mighty Knights
H K Mattison vs Nimzowitsch, 1929  
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 A hidden gem!
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann Var (E22) 1-0 2 Hanging Ns
Capablanca vs Colle, 1929 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

NID Spielmann. Stahlberg Var(E23) 1-0He made a name for himself
Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 1-0

An Olympiad brilliancy prize
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 W loses a R
Findley vs B Wall, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 K walk
Kotov vs Keres, 1950 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch Var. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 "No Trouble at Tal"
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Sham Q sac, rob the pin
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Anand 2013 World Championship rd 9
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

NID Saemisch Accel (E24) 0-1Fox hunt->watch the chase of the K
T C Fox vs Timman, 1970 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

Black dangles his king as bait and gives up a whole rook!
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 1-0 Amazing game
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch (E26) 1-0 Dbl R lift Kside crusher
Kasparov vs B Ivanovic, 1983 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Bron's Art Gellery
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E29) 1-0 Q&R battery on h-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Larsen's improvement over Spassky; fine long range attack
Larsen vs R Garbarino, 1993 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Leningrad Var (E30) 1-0 Grand fishin' pole...
S Prokofiev vs M Ravel, 1924 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 25 moves, 1-0

No time to breath! Black strike & strike, like Ali in his prime
Korchnoi vs B Djurasevic, 1956 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Queen's Knight Tour
Alie H/Hasan vs Alekhine, 1933 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 39 moves, 0-1

Enders allows White two Qs in middlegame and wins.
W Schmidt vs P Enders, 1981  
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1Q sac into semi-smothered#
Balanel vs A Pytlakowski, 1951 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1 Famous Counterpin+
V Makogonov vs Chekhover, 1937 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical (E32) 0-1 Destructive Sac Exchange!
J Jezek vs Pachman, 1953 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1 From Kside to Qside
K Hulak vs Short, 1987 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1 Vicious crossfire & Q sac
C Parker vs I Myall, 1999 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Milner-Barry (E33) 1-0 Q+ & fork B
Lokvenc vs Pachman, 1943 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

Marshall uses the Nimzo to beat Nimzo; penetrate the correct sq
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1927 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

WC Resembles Custer's Last Stand
A Ushenina vs Kosteniuk, 2008 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical Noa Var (E34) 0-1 BF was impressed
A Akshanov vs Botvinnik, 1931 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Standard Remove the Defender, then Q+ & Fork LPDO Bishop
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1933 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 12 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E35) 1-0Heavily annotated
Capablanca vs Euwe, 1931 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 31 moves, 1-0

"Kashdan's Immortal" magnificent double kNight finish!
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

William Winter (1898-1955)
G A Thomas vs W Winter, 1927 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 0-1

Capa prepares Philidor's Legacy w/pawn advance, discovred check
Capablanca vs H K Mattison, 1929 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 0-1Counterattack
S Gichurkin vs K Petrosian, 2006
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 11 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin Var(E38) 0-1Rob the pin
Alekhine vs E Cima, 1943 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 36 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 0-1 Not obvious!
Miles vs DeFirmian, 1990 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 She got in...
Aronian vs Hjartarson, 2004
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 15 moves, 1-0

NID, Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var (E39) 0-1Q sac seizes file
Quinteros vs Ribli, 1974 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

A Sicilian Hedgehog via a Nimzo Indian Defence (E39) 1-0
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var(E39) 0-1 Q sac counterattack
J Eriksson vs J Hellsten, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var (E39) 0-1 Infiltrate
Najdorf vs Reshevsky, 1952 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Line (E40) 1-0 Narrow escape
Kasparov vs J Srinivasan, 1995 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E40) 1-0 Brilliant advance of passer
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def Normal (E40) 0-1 Aim 1 of yours at 2 of his
D Rivera vs Fischer, 1962 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 16 moves, 0-1

NID Huebner Main Line (E41) 0-1 Annihilating deflection stroke
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner(E41) 1-0No pawn cover vs heavy pieces
Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Huebner. Rubinstein(E42) 1-0Pin, 2Deflections
Hort vs G Ligterink, 1983 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1 Smothered #
Reshevsky vs R Margolit, 1968 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. St. Petersburg (E43)1-0A "kitchen sink" game
Alekhine vs Mendelevic, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian, Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 1-0 Q+ & fork
Timman vs R Cosulich, 1974 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E46) 1-0 Protected unpin wins a pawn
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def Simagin (E46) 1-0 Stunning Q deflection sac
Y Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Aron Nimzowitsch's Best Games: Restrain, Blockade, Destroy
P F Johner vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. B Attack Classical Def (E48) 0-1 Nutso N sets it up
Van Wely vs Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

The infamous Bxh2+ Greek gift sacrifice played by Deep Junior
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID Normal Schlechter Def (E52) 0-1The power of the fianchetto
A Ramirez Alvarez vs Sadvakasov, 2004 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian, Normal Var. Schlechter Def (E52) 1-0 Bs trap Q
A Lugovoi vs Balashov, 2003 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 12 moves, 1-0

NID Normal Bernstein Def Except Gligoric Systm (E53) 1-0Isolate
Browne vs Ljubojevic, 1978 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 23 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54) 0-1 F.M. notes
Kevitz vs Marshall, 1937  
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 25 moves, 0-1

The Road to Chess Mastery by Max Euwe - Tactical themes
Euwe vs V Nestler, 1950 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

KID Immediate Fnchtto (E60) 1-0 W just climbs aboard, takes off
Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Greatest Game from the Lengendary 63 US Championship
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

KID Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 No sacs, just weak squares
L Stumpers vs Euwe, 1946 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

How many tactics can you cram into 22 moves?
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1 Double Pin
Bareev vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E61) King's Indian, 19 moves, 0-1

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

This fabulous finish almost doesn't seem fair
Oll vs Shaked, 1997 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 35 moves, 1-0

'Thrilla in Manila' fought in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philip
Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 N sac for connected passers
Smejkal vs Petrosian, 1981 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Sacrificial exposure
K Grigorian vs A Planinc, 1965 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 26 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 kNight initiates Kside blows
Kotov vs Bronstein, 1944 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

KID. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Kolty offers three minors
Koltanowski vs NN, 1958 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Sacrifices, sacrifices and then some!
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

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

KID Normal Var (E70) 0-1 Black Q is immune, N fork coming
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Normal (E70) 1-0 Discovered attack
Keres vs Geller, 1956 
(E70) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

KID Averbakh. Benoni Advance (E75) 0-1 W castled the wrong way
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 16 moves, 0-1

'When I Paint My Masterpiece' is a Bob Dylan song.
Y Zimmerman vs Z Erdelyi, 2001 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

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

KID Saemisch Variation (E80) 1-0 N sac, Queen trap
Spassky vs H Pfleger, 1986 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Nunn's KID dismantles White
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch Variation. Normal Defense (E81) 1-0 Knights Rule
D Dengler vs H Olschok, 2000 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Yates Defense (E83) 0-1 Lolli Mate threat
Seirawan vs Xie Jun, 2002 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Def. Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 1
Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

Included in Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
Timman vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 25 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense (E90) 0-1 Centralized Knight, R decoy sac
J Thomason vs Fischer, 1955 
(E90) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

KID (E90) Bold kNights and piling on the pin
Kavalek vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Tal sacs two Ns, pawn wedge supports penetration, discovered+
Niebult vs Tal, 1954 
(E92) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Rocking the Ramparts - Guide to Attacking Chess
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Devestating Kside attack
Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Appears in the 2nd edition of The World's Greatest Chess Games
Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

Mar del Plata 1953, new idea: KID Mar del Plata Variation
Najdorf vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 48 moves, 0-1

Furious Kingside Attack with Anastasia's Mate
G Andruet vs Van der Wiel, 1985 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 33 moves, 0-1

Now this is "in your face" PILING ON THE PIN!
Piket vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

A textbook KID hack-attack
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense-Know this attack pattern: Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+
L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Black must avoid this structure (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1896 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Black must avoid this structure (A00) 1-0, 5 moves
Lusgin vs M Joffe, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Black must avoid this structure!! Modern (A00) 1-0 Smothered Q
J Cukierman vs NN, 1934 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

No Black -- No! Don't do it! (A00) 1-0 Unpin & penetrate holes
M Miannay vs F Bruneau, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Mieses Opening: Reversed Rat (A00) 0-1 Bad kNight!
A Natri vs H Kallio, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A04) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A04) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Bd3, c3 7.Re1 vs Hippopotamus
N Berry vs D King, 2003
(A04) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Bd3 7.Bg5!? vs Hippopotamus
R Gruettner vs Wang Yue, 2003
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Take the Hippo seriously; W gets fortunate windmill perpetual
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

English Defense (A10) 0-1, 12 moves, attack on f2, deflection
D Pergericht vs J P Boudre, 1988 
(A10) English, 12 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1-0 Double Attack
J Gustafsson vs M Prusikin, 2004 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 19 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1/2-1/2
M Lee vs Fedorowicz, 2009
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 9 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog (A30) 1-0 Wandering Black Q trap
A Istratescu vs Ftacnik, 2005 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 20 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Four Knights (A30) 1-0 B & R sac for Qh5+
Kramnik vs NN, 1999 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1-0

Modern Def vs Catalan (A40) 0-1Exchange sac works
E Danielian vs Huang Qian, 2012 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

English Opening vs Hippo (A40) 0-1 Rook sac opens g-file
Baburin vs Miles, 2000 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Kangaroo Defense (A40) 1-0 Greek gift, King walk
J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense (A40) 0-1 Played like an Owen Defense
Alekhine vs Prins, 1933 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

St. George / Horwitz Def 1...e6 2...b5?! (A40) 1-0 2 vs 1 EG
Le Quang Liem vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense (B00) 0-1Vigorous notes by Tony Miles, Keene
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

St. George Def (B00) 0-1 Bizarre. Both sides sac Qs to promote.
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

(A40) Geller System vs Creepy Crawly 1-0 Extra Piece
N Schouten vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 1-0

Rat Def (A41)Sailing along then a drunken finish after d6 falls
Jakovenko vs V Onischuk, 2012
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B06) 0-1 Brilliancy prize
F Borm vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense/Modern (for lines with ...g6) (A41) 0-1 Uncommon
A Meszaros vs V Beim, 1999 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 47 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 Tremendous R play - Kasparov's Immortal
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

(B06) Modern Averbakh System vs Black resembles Rat 1-0
B Enklaar vs P Du Chattel, 1975
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Rossolimo Variation (B06) ˇ 0-1
J Rosello vs Granda Zuniga, 2007
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Rossolimo Variation (A41) ˇ 0-1
F Baragar vs Murey, 1997
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 37 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Averbakh (A42) 0-1 Qk e5 vs Averbakh System
R Aloma Vidal vs Z Almasi, 2012
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 33 moves, 0-1

Modern Def Averbakh (A42) 0-1 Beautiful tactics
J H Donner vs Ivkov, 1971 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 36 moves, 0-1

Modern Def Averbakh 4 Pawns Attack (A42) 0-1 kNights sac, fork
Y Zimmerman vs G Khechumyan, 2001
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 0-1 Knight infiltration fork
V Gandrud vs R Norinkeviciute, 2008 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 20 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 1/2-1/2
E Auckland vs R Norinkeviciute, 2006
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Averbakh System. Kotov Variation (A42) ˇ 0-1
O Cuellar vs R Araque, 2001
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 32 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 1-0Dandy Rook Sac!
Fedorowicz vs J A Rizzitano, 1980 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 27 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42) 1-0 Uncastled K loses
M Bobotsov vs O M Hindle, 1967 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 R sac, 2 N's coordinate
Korchnoi vs D Solak, 2002 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 19 moves, 1-0

KAPOW!!! Don't anyone dare try silly stuff against the Champ!
Kasparov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var(A46) 1-0 Center
V Mikhalevski vs C Sandipan, 2002 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Curry/Torre Attk: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var(A46) 1-0 o-o-o
I Sokolov vs Karpov, 1995 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 0-1 VK maliciously robs the pin
M Ballmann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(A48) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Pterodactyl Def Eastern. Anhanguera (B06) 0-1Road map necessary
A Platel vs A Ipatov, 2011 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 0-1

Pterodactyl Def Eastern. Anhanguera (B23) 0-1 What was that?
Sutovsky vs Kasimdzhanov, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Mongredien Defense (B06) 0-1
Carlsen vs Kamsky, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights1.5 1-0 Battle shifts Kside to Qside
Piket vs K Bischoff, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 1-0

B06 Two Knights2.5: Chepukaitis' classic - immune Black Q
S Yuferov vs G Chepukaitis, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights 2.5 0-1
O Otkidach vs G Chepukaitis, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.0 vs Hippo 0-1 Extra piece
J Kleiman vs Stripunsky, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights 3.0 vs Hippo 0-1Piece X$ in the center
G Filev vs Z Andriasian, 2012
(B06) Robatsch, 53 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.0 0-1 He wrote the book
J P McKenna vs A D Martin, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.0 0-1 Crossfire
E Can vs D Howell, 2007
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.0 1-0 WOW, Brothers and Sisters!
Przepiorka vs G Patay, 1926 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

B00 Two Knights3.0 0-1 He wrote the book
J Shaw vs A D Martin, 2004
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5 Fork Trick; An Op Rep 4Black byMarovic/Parma
A Medina Garcia vs Larsen, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5; Black plays ... P-KN4, ... N-KN3
J Gallagher vs Ponomariov, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5; Black plays ... P-KN4, ... N-KB3
G Gjokaj vs Glek, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 84 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5; Black plays ... N-KB3, ... P-KR4
J Armas vs Ivkov, 1991
(B06) Robatsch, 65 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5 d5 vs Hippo 0-1 h-file battle, skewer
M Etmans vs G Welling, 1997
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5 0-1 Who will blink first?
F Steil-Antoni vs T Hillarp Persson, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5 1-0 Alekhine's Best Games
Alekhine vs V Mikenas, 1933 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

B06 Two Knights4.0 P-K5; Black QPxKP
A Kim vs D Howell, 2006
(B06) Robatsch, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Two Knights4.5 0-1 Dbl fianchetto elongated
O Sabitov vs Petrosian, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights4.5 1-0 Smashing finish to smothered#
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

B06 Two Knights4.5 1-0 Smash the Hippo w/d5 & Rs on e-file
M Esserman vs Joel Benjamin, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

B06 Two Knights4.5 1-0 Failed to develop the K's kNight
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

B06 Two Knights4.5 Suttles Var Tal Gambit 1-0 Tal!
Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

B06 150 Attack f3, g4 0-1 Adv g5 plug instead of g4xh5
A Pridorozhni vs G Pap, 2012
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1

(B06) 150 Attack f3, g4 0-1
P Baki vs V Ianov, 2005 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

B06 One Knight Qf3 1-0 Fire on board by Judit; Neither castles
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

B06 White Geller System B-QB4 & P-QR4; Black Hippo... P-QB4
Joaquim Bosch Codina vs Ivkov, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 0-1

B06 White Geller System B-QB4; Black Hippo... P-QN4 & ... P-QB4
Saemisch vs Ivkov, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

B06 White Geller System B-QB4 & P-QR4; Black Hippo... P-QB4
Taimanov vs Y Shulman, 1995
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 White Geller System B-QB4; Black Hippo ... P-K4
J B Bednarski vs Ivkov, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 White Geller System B-QB4; Black Hippo... P-K4
F Bellia vs M Lazic, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

B06 Geller System Advance vs Pirc 1-0 Don't get cut-off
Quinteros vs Robatsch, 1974
(B06) Robatsch, 78 moves, 1-0

B00 White GS B-QB4, P-QR4, & P-K5; Black Hippo P-Q4 & P-QB4
M Biryukov vs Manh Truong Nguyen, 2008
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 57 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense/Hippo (B00) 1-0 longer decisive game w/no captures
R Nuber vs R Keckeisen, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Black's double fianchetto development
I Serpik vs Blatny, 2003 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

B00 150 Attack f3, g4 vs Owen Defense / Hippo
N Arsenault vs G Welling, 2005 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

B06 Advance Variation 0-1 Model game against 3.h4
Granda Zuniga vs A Kakageldyev, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 0-1

c5 Sac Line: Starting Out w/the Pirc by Gallagher p. 179
J M Hodgson vs D Norwood, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 0-1

B06 Three Pawns Attack is 3 Ps short 0-1
C Orbaan vs Suttles, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

B06 Four Pawns Attack 1-0 Sacs come up short
Anderssen vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

B06 Nc3, Nge2 Big Clamp Bg3 0-1 Fine mating finish
V Hansen vs J Rudd, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

B06 Colle-Kolty 5.c3 structure 1/2-1/2 No breakthrough
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 Outsider
D Boskovic vs A Rakhmanov, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 W just lets B take his pieces?
B Byklum vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

(B06) Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 Wild, complex game
I Sokolov vs T Hillarp Persson, 1997 
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 W loses center
L Zhu vs T Reilly, 2016
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 W gives away Ps, Black gives Q's
G Jones vs Bologan, 2012 
(B06) Robatsch, 55 moves, 0-1

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1The Black Q is handy
D Dochev vs Z Bratanov, 2004
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 0-1

Pseudo Austrian Attack-Rat Def Accelerated Gurgenidze (B12) 0-1
A Van Dop vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A40) 0-1
U Raisa vs Ujtelky, 1960 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1
N Tepelenis vs M Koutsidis, 2001
(A10) English, 35 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: General (A43) 1/2-1/2
Balashov vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(A43) Old Benoni, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID/Benoni (E91) 0-1 Sacrificial Kside attack breaks through
N Mohota vs J Arizmendi Martinez, 2006
(E91) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

KID/Benoni (E92) 1/2-1/2 After the exchange of queens
E R Lundin vs B Rabar, 1952
(E92) King's Indian, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID/Benoni (E60) 0-1 B vs R ending
D Eckert vs Fedorowicz, 1989
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

KID/Benoni (A56) 1/2-1/2 White won't risk anything
Udovcic vs Vasiukov, 1957
(A56) Benoni Defense, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID/Benoni (A42) 0-1 Streaking sequence of exchanges
J Jurek vs M Petrov, 2001
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Benoni (A56) 0-1 Scrappy affair
Ponomariov vs Topalov, 2003
(A56) Benoni Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A57) 0-1Know your endings
F Baragar vs Y Gruenfeld, 1987
(A57) Benko Gambit, 65 moves, 0-1

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1, 68 moves
Matulovic vs Ujtelky, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1Kside assault
S Wagman vs Ujtelky, 1966
(B06) Robatsch, 24 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights3.5 0-1 in 56 moves
Kholmov vs Ujtelky, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 56 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights4.0 0-1 All-time great attacker is thwarted!
Nezhmetdinov vs Ujtelky, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 75 moves, 0-1

B06 Two Knights4.0 0-1 Elongated fianchetto, f6
H Westerinen vs Ujtelky, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 0-1

B06 One Knight3.0 Knox 0-1 Early Qside expands
M Yoffie vs Ujtelky, 1968 
(B06) Robatsch, 87 moves, 0-1

B06 Advance Variation c3, f4 0-1 instructive unpin
E Nowak vs Ujtelky, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 71 moves, 0-1

B06 Advance Variation c3, f4 0-1 Astounding MG breakthru
D Marovic vs Ujtelky, 1968 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

B06 Advance Variation 1/2-1/2 No breakthrough
E Glass vs Ujtelky, 1959
(B06) Robatsch, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Geller System 1/2-1/2 Trying to avoid kNight forks
B Pietrusiak vs Ujtelky, 1965
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 150 Attack 1/2-1/2See how Black gets out of the Bishop fork
R Ortega vs Ujtelky, 1965
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Two Knights2.5 into f3 1/2-1/2
J B Bednarski vs Ujtelky, 1966
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Two Knights3.5 1/2-1/2
H Bredewout vs Ujtelky, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Two KnightsBg3 1/2-1/2
Simagin vs Ujtelky, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Advance Variation 1/2-1/2
R Bogdanovic vs Ujtelky, 1967
(B06) Robatsch, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Advance Variation f5!? 1/2-1/2
G Szilagyi vs Ujtelky, 1973
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Two Knights4.5 1-0 Known as Scorpions in Russia?
Spassky vs Ujtelky, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

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

B06 4Square, abnormal French C00? Bg5 pin -> trouble on e6
Csank vs Albin, 1890 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

B06 4Square, Small Center (C00) 1-0 Pin the tail on the rat!
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1861  
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack; Owen/French Chigorin Qe2 (C00) 0-1
Chigorin vs Blackburne, 1898 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening/Reversed Hippo (A00) 1-0
G Welling vs J Dubbeldam, 1991
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/Reversed Hippo (A00) 0-1Black Q robs the pin
G Welling vs T Crispin, 1998
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 56 moves, 0-1

Grob (A00) Modern Defense, Black returns pawn, 0-1, 32 moves
W M Duckworth vs V McCambridge, 1983 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

French Kside Fianchetto / Sicilian (C00) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Small Center Def (C00) 1-0 Nibbled on in
J Kristiansen vs P Saariluoma, 1973
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca QID (A47) 0-1 Brilliant combo
D Daniuszewski vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

The difference between the Hedgehog and a Hippo
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake (A10) 0-1 Keep the pieces coming
J I Zilber vs Suetin, 1957 
(A10) English, 17 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 0-1Be careful where you aim
Simon J vs J Bar-Nir, 1963 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 0-1 Stack 'em up
R E Hartley vs Keene, 1963 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

Classic (B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0 Remove the Defender!
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Anand destroys the Hedgehog like you have never seen before
Anand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1992 
(B44) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening vs Dbl Fio (A00) 1-0 Nice Qside attack
S Kaphle vs M Bach, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense/Hippo (B00) 0-1 Supported check & fork LPDO Bishop
S Vuksanovic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 49 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense / Hippo (B00) 1-0 Doubled isolated pawns are weak
E Torre vs N Gaprindashvili, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense/Hippo (B00) 0-1 IM Martin's recommended move order
Gufeld vs N Gaprindashvili, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Owen Def. transposes to Hippo (B00) 1-0 aesthetic or pathetic?
Ivanchuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense / Hippo (B00) 0-1 Flight of the h-pawn
B De Jong-Muhren vs N Gaprindashvili, 2007 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 75 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense/Hippo (B00) 1-0 Uncastled Black moved too many Ps
N Umudova vs N Gaprindashvili, 2012
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Owen Defense / Hippo (B00) 0-1? Looks drawish
I Khurtsilava vs N Gaprindashvili, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Owen Def. / Hippo (B00) 0-1 Treat passed Ps like criminals
A Wagner-Michel vs N Gaprindashvili, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense/Hippo (B00) 0-1 N fork causes resignation
R Schlindwein vs N Gaprindashvili, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Pterodactyl Defense: Eastern. Pterodactyl (B06) 0-1 What a day
A J Mestel vs L Day, 1982 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1 Nailed in both corners
J Tsalicoglou vs Keene, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1K walk into worseending
Y Rantanen vs Keene, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical, Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 From "The 100 Best"
H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1A glorious game
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

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

English Opening: Symmetrical / Hedgehog (A30) 0-1
Uhlmann vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

French Defense/Hippo Dbl Fio (C00) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Gunsberg vs Bird, 1889  
(C00) French Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 1-0 Back rank spearhead pin
Short vs W Kobese, 2011 
(A48) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

315 games

 » View all game collections by fredthebear PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC