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Alapin - Bird - Colle // The Players
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These are the worthwhile collected games of each particular player, not necessarily the opening itself.

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Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Var. Paulsen Attack (B00) 0-1Side-to-s
Paulsen vs Alapin, 1889 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian, Modern Variation (B01) 0-1 Hanging piece
Alapin vs Blackburne, 1889 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) 1/2-1/2 Both castle long
Alapin vs J Bauer, 1889
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Alapin vs 2...Qa5!? (B22) 0-1 Dr. T violates own principles
Alapin vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1/2-1/2 Semi-Perpetual+
Alapin vs Burn, 1897 
(C00) French Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

FR Classical, Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Notes by AN, others
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black Q wasted time
Alapin vs Albin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 Buggered up pawns
Alapin vs D G Baird, 1898 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Race to promote
Alapin vs W Cohn, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1Doubled g-pawns fall
Alapin vs Mackenzie, 1890
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Nowhere to run
Alapin vs Loman, 1892 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Discovery coming next
Alapin vs A Schwarz, 1898 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Alapin Opening (C20) Underpromo avoids stalemate - move 77
Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 0-1

Danish G. Declined. Sorensen Def 3...d5 4.exd5 (C21) 0-1 Sharp!
J Mieses vs Alapin, 1908 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted(C32) 1-0 B pair, Q on7th
Alapin vs Marshall, 1905 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Traditional (C38) 0-1 Which pawn lever?
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1905
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game French Attack (C42) 1-0 Don't assume he'll play d4
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1889 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0 Bxh7 worthwhile
J Minckwitz vs Alapin, 1889
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0Remove the Def
Schiffers vs Alapin, 1889
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz (C44) 1-0 Castle opposite, battery
Alapin vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien, Game 80, Frankfurt 1887
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1887 
(C47) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange Var. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 P fork backfires
Piotrowski vs J Sokolow, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Active vs inactive queen
Alapin vs S Von Freymann, 1912 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

Reinfeld's "Chess Traps, Pitfalls & Swindles" pp 235-7.
Maroczy vs Alapin, 1905 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van't Kruijs /Dble Fianchetto vs Dutch (A00) 1-0 Great N play!
J Wisker vs Bird, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 55 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 1-0 Polish/Zukertort
J Wisker vs Bird, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening From G. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Open file destruction
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Qxh2 sacrifice vs. Bad Bishop creates and promotes a pawn
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: 1.f4 f5 2.e4 Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02) 1-0
Bird vs Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird Be2 Stonewall's Sicilian fio (A02) 1-0 Smashing finish
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Nifty Ns & Ps ending
Bird vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 67 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 Notes by Albin
Bird vs B Vergani, 1895  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var debute (A02) 0-1Early Qx$
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Rob pins, discovered+
Bird vs F Riemann, 1883 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1 Spearhead thru the front door
Bird vs J W Baird, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 0-1 Sitting N sac, open g-file
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Bird vs J Mason, 1889  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1/2-1/2 Exchange sac -> Perpetual
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Horwitz Defense/Hippopotamus (A40) 1-0Closed center ->Wing attk
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Double Dutch; White has the better knight. Uncommon mate!
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A84) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Q's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Burille vs Bird, 1889  
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 34 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian, Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Bird vs W Pollock, 1889  
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1/2-1/2
G Marco vs Bird, 1895 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0Bird's last game was sensational!
Bird vs Pfander, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird's Attack in the Italian Game isn't much of an attack
Bird vs Zukertort, 1882 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
Bird vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

SWG, Black defends against Ne5.
Bird vs Mackenzie, 1883 
(B20) Sicilian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

SWG, 1882 edition. White misses mate in one.
Bird vs G MacDonnell, 1882 
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

SWG, 1882 version. White is down the exchange, has the passer.
Bird vs Paulsen, 1882 
(B20) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Def: Alapin Gambit 3.Be3 (C00) 1/2-1/2Notes by Teichmann
Von Bardeleben vs Bird, 1895  
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Q gets snarred pawn grabbing
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

1876: Bird's Magnum Opus
Bird vs J Mason, 1876 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Delayed Exchange(C13) 1/2-Notes by Pillsbury
Schlechter vs Bird, 1895  
(C13) French, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird spanks Lasker for bringing out his queen early
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening (C23) 1-0 Rook! There it is!
Bird vs J W Shaw, 1877 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Stunning Smothered Mate
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky G. Long Whip (C39) 0-1Pawn roller, 2under promo
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky G Anderssen D (C39)1-0 Old-timers had no clock
Morphy vs Bird, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Pile on the pin end
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Black's 18th...Was that a bird? A plane? Superman? It's Morphy!
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Horwitz Attack Miniature (C45) 0-1 Pins galore!
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian Game, Classical. Albin Gambit (000)1-0 Odd but pretty #
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Italian, Bird's Attack c3, b4, d3 (C53) 1/2-Dbl R sac 4Arabian
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Immune rook, discovery
S Boden vs Bird, 1873 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Game 96 (GTOC omits Dobell's name)
Bird / Dobell vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. (C65) 1-0 Bird's Immortal Pin Cushion
Bird vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Pin allows pawn mate
Bird vs De Vere, 1868 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed Center Attack Basque G. (C84) 1-0 Greek gift
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated Move Order (D31) 0-1 Bird was 66 yrs
Steinitz vs Bird, 1895 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 0-1

Colle 5.c3 g6 Defense as noted by Pete Tamburo
Colle vs Vidmar, 1929 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

4.c3 Colle flashes his queen out & about; knows how to win EGs
Colle vs Spielmann, 1931 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Anything but slow going!
Colle vs Stoltz, 1931 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Bf5xBd3 leaves White w/doubled d-pawns, makes Kside attack
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

pawn endgame http://www.chess.com/article/view/pawn-races
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1929 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 1-0

G21 Colle 5.c3, 9.dxc5, 10.e4 (D05) 1-0Chernev gives Greek Gift
Chernev vs H H Hahlbohm, 1942 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Greek gift beauty by opening namesake!
Colle vs V Berger, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Chernev's "Logical Chess: Move by Move" Game 3, p.23-28
Colle vs J J G Delvaux, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Homage to Colle: The classic B sacrifice
Colle vs J O'Hanlon, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

White often plays dxc5 before advancing the e-pawn again
Colle vs Loman, 1923 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle's Chess Masterpieces by Fred Reinfeld
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Analyzed in Lakdawala's recent book on The Colle, page 143
C Lakdawala vs Akobian, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Edgar Colle (1897-1932) Nxf7 sacrificial masterpiece
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Colle 8.dxc5 small cntr; See-saw battle, no ordinary Greek Gift
Colle vs Ahues, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

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

Indian Game: Harassing Knights (A46) 0-1 Monkey wrench
Colle vs Ahues, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

The Art of Attack by Vladimir Vukovic
Colle vs Capablanca, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Subtle pawn play by Colle against Marshall's QID
Colle vs Marshall, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 68 moves, 1-0

KID Four Pawns Attack. Dynamic Attack (A68) 0-1, 19 moves
Colle vs Euwe, 1926 
(A68) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Dutch Ilyin-Zhenevsky Variation Modern Main Line (A99) 1-0
Colle vs Yates, 1928 
(A99) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3, 45 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. 4Pawns Attk. Trifunovic (B03) 0-1 A Masterpiece
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 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

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- Active central battle
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1928
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

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