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GK Collection on the move to Fredthebear's den
Compiled by fredthebear

Gary's games from my other collections will eventually be placed here.
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 It's even; puzzling stoppage
Kasparov vs J Charambalos, 1997 
(B50) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0
Kasparov vs G Drissner, 1996 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack (B43) 0-1 Internet blitzed by h-pawn
I A Nataf vs Kasparov, 1998 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 13 moves, 0-1

Reti vs NY System (A06) 1-0 She took the b-pawn and won
Kasparov vs Taimanov, 1978 
(A06) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Discovery jolts Spearhead
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 15 moves, 0-1

Uncommon / Czech - Boring (A00) 1-0 White will crash the Kside
Kasparov vs J Vivanco, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 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

Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Grab 2 Ps, lose time w/Q, vulnerable f7
Kasparov vs Timman, 1987 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights (D15) 1-0 Castle, then N raid
Kasparov vs P Schuerer, 1988 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin(B50) 1-0Remove the Guard, Outnumber Be3
Kasparov vs L Evers, 1988 
(B50) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 0-1Rapid development but no center P
Turochamp vs Kasparov, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Black drops Ps
Kasparov vs J Jaburek, 2008 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav, Czech Classical System Main Line (D19) 1-0Chess blindness
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Black took the pawn w/the wrong piece and White pinned it
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1986 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Becker played pro tennis
Boris Becker vs Kasparov, 2000 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 18 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

Wood pusher got carved up; so would most of us.
Kasparov vs G Wood, 1998 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)1-0 2 free pawns
Kasparov vs O Tsekouras, 2001 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Kasparov loses in 19 moves against Deep Blue.
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 Skewer, Discovery
Kasparov vs D Steinwender, 1985 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 Central crush awaits
Kasparov vs M Wrobel, 1993 
(A80) Dutch, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Var (D85) 0-1 White Q is trapped
Shaked vs Kasparov, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 20 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def - Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Pile on pin
Kasparov vs S Brown, 1998 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional (D35)1-0 One pawn, no guarantee
Kasparov vs J Terao, 2004 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 White queen enters from flank
Kasparov vs P Sansourekidou, 1996 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Missed trap, still won
M Roberts vs Kasparov, 2012 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Variation (A67) 1-0 Notes by Nunn
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance 6.Be2. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady Kside march
Kasparov vs K Klimczok, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. 3Knights. Hungarian Attk (D58) 1/2 - GK's 1st GD
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov is only human after Huzman's 21. Rxd5!
Huzman vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 Odd play grants you a mini loss
Van der Wiel vs Kasparov, 1982 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 P lever restricts
Kasparov vs A Sendur, 1976 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Giuoco Pianissimo 5.d3 (C53) 1-0 Blockade, Rob the pin
Kasparov vs A Queiroz, 2004 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qe6?! (B01) 1-0 Unskilled chess player & comedian
Kasparov vs D Letterman, 1990 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor / Scotch Declined (C41) 1-0 P thrust, R sac, spearhead
Kasparov vs R Abud, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

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

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Hog on 7th
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Center scrap
Kasparov vs M Krasenkow, 2002 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 0-1 Castle opposite, clear Ps, seize dia
Yudasin vs Kasparov, 1981 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Blunders
Kasparov vs E Torre, 1987 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

How to defeat these Closed Sicilian attacks
Fedorov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

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

WC 1995: Sicilian Dragon, Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 in 25
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

This game made Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1983 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Richter-Rauzer (B66) Caught in center against connected rooks
Kasparov vs Hracek, 1996 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 25 moves, 1-0

Olympiad crush; the game is in Informator ref.46/28
Ehlvest vs Kasparov, 1988 
(A28) English, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Van Wely's Najdorf demolished by Kasparov's English Attack
Kasparov vs Van Wely, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

How to Play Dynamic Chess by Valerie Biem
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 24, John Emms Starting Out: Demolition19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Rossolimo Var (A41) 1-0Blitz; Pin, Remove Defender
W So vs Kasparov, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 1-0

Birth of the Berlin Wall legend
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2000 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Atk(B90) 1/2-Crowd Pleaser
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Insufficient Defense Against Smothered Mate Threat
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo 5.d3 (C53) 1-0 Simple outnumber the defender
Kasparov vs G P Gomez, 2004 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

French, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) 1-0 KOd
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 2001 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1 Flawless
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Linares 1993 - King's Indian, Samisch,Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6 (E86)
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Game 1 in Kasparov Teachess Chess
Kasparov vs Gheorghiu, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attack (D45) 1-0 No contest
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Another fantastic crush
Kasparov vs A Roizman, 1978 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Berlin. Pirc Var (E39) 1-0 When Jordan left NBA
Kasparov vs V Chuchelov, 2003 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1/2-1/2
X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Kasparov vs P Ricardi, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 Spearhead
Kasparov vs TV viewers, 1991 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 27 moves, 1-0

Source: The Brussels Encounter by Hartston, Iclicki & Lancaster
Nunn vs Kasparov, 1986 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 0-1

World Jr Ch 1980=Tarrasch Def Classical. Adv (D34) 1-0 Crosspin
Kasparov vs G Hjorth, 1980 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Benoni Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 Hangman's noose via cross pin
Kasparov vs F A Cuijpers, 1980 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Clearance sac into fork+
Kasparov vs P Yamamoto, 2004 
(B50) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Now this is "in your face" PILING ON THE PIN!
Piket vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1 if they were chaffy grain beneath the thresher's flail.
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1985 
(A21) English, 28 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 Double Attack
Kasparov vs Miles, 1986 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Qs perpetual
Kasparov vs Anand, 2000 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Triple on the open g-file
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk Var (B33) 1-0
Kasparov vs Lautier, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 0-1 Qside charge
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 0-1 Fearless N!!
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B82) 1-0 Unusual sacs, Q prevails
Anand vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Transposes to B-D Gambit
Kasparov vs M P Carneiro, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05) 1-0 GK had kNight blindness
Kasparov vs C Tambasco, 2004 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Wade Defense (A41) 1-0 Simul destruction on Qside; dbl N sacs
Kasparov vs C Oblitas, 1993 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 1Q vs 2Qs
Kasparov vs Lautier, 1994 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Prins Var (D97) 0-1 Interpose w/B
Beliavsky vs Kasparov, 1988 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1-0 Kside attk
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line / Dutch Stonewall (D11) 0-1 Timely N
Kasparov vs M Kreizberg, 1996 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Uhlmann Variation (A61) 0-1 Climb the vine
K Grigorian vs Kasparov, 1980 
(A61) Benoni, 30 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1-0 Cornered Rs don't help
Kasparov vs Meyer, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian. Andersson Var (E12) 1-0 Battery
Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 GK missed the draw
Topalov vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD TMB (D58) 0-1 Caught in the center, tied up in knots.
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in Veliki majstori saha 34 KASPAROV (Marovic)
Kasparov vs I Zaitsev, 1980 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42) 1/2-1/2Man vs Machine
Deep Junior vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov demolishes Bareev at Linares '94 with the Benko Gambit
Bareev vs Kasparov, 1994 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0
Kasparov vs Miles, 1986 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nez-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Ps matter
Kasparov vs R Jukemura, 2004 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Rook Raid
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 31 moves, 0-1

One of Gazza's incredible 5(!) Black Sicilian wins at Linares
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0
Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1983 
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 1-0

English Sym. Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1 Remove Guard
A Graf vs Kasparov, 1978 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

His absolute favorites: GK's Golden Chess Stock
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Variation (B02) 1-0Passer
Kasparov vs Stocker, 1985 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 2-for-1
Kasparov vs Hjartarson, 1988 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 0-1 Exchange sac
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

GK played KIA as a junior; Pseudo-Tarrasch/Sicilian Defense
Kasparov vs B Kantsler, 1975 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Garry flipping the Bird at age 12 using a reversed Curry
Romanishin vs Kasparov, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 Young GK beats GM
Kasparov vs A Guseinov, 1976 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 0-1 Castle opposite, P rollers
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Pawn Return (A57) 0-1 Battery on 1st
Hjartarson vs Kasparov, 1994 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 33 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A33) 1-0 Kside
Kasparov vs Van Wely, 2004 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 0-1 Dragondorf?
Anand vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 419 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
Kasparov vs Short, 1986 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 319 in Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Kasparov vs Gavrikov, 1981 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Vasalomidze, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Poisoned Pawn 10.f5, draw by perpetual check
F Vallejo Pons vs Kasparov, 2004 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19) 1-0 P trampling, B sac
Kasparov vs Bareev, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical Var (B84) 1-0 2 Rs en prise
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1/2-Sacrificial prize
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Kasparov-Petro. Petrosian Attk (E12) 1-0 Dbl B sac, K walk
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Wade Var (D47) 0-1 Flush the King
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Sic Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 1-0 Q&R sac
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 1-0 Back rank pin
Kasparov vs Yusupov, 1994 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 7, GK leads 5 1/2-1 1/2 The threat is stronger than the X
Kasparov vs Short, 1993 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Blindfolded Blast!
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 36 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Carlsbad Line (B13) 1-0 Clear EG
Kasparov vs Anand, 1996 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07)1-0 Philidor's Legacy in 3 moves
Kasparov vs Wahls, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Capture-Recapture-Fork
Kasparov vs A Ringel, 2000 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54)1-0 2en prise
Kasparov vs Gabdrakhmanov, 1977 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

The first time a reigning champion loses to a computer!
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize Winner at the 1992 Manila Olympiad
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Barmen Variation (D37) 1-0 Rf6 block
Kasparov vs E Pigusov, 1977 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pyrenees Gambit(A50) 0-1 Q sac, then R lawnmower #
Kasparov vs W Cotrina, 1993 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Pawn sac, time scra
Kasparov vs Anand, 2000  
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1-0 A good old fashioned whip
Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90)  0-1 Spearhead on g7
Shirov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Flohr Variation (D90) 0-1Kickin' kNights!
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D90) Grunfeld, 38 moves, 0-1

23.Bxf7+! is a nice shot, securing an EG advantage
Kasparov vs Sax, 1982 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

WChamp Match95: Ruy Lopez Open Karpov Gambit (15.Nb3 new)
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Kasparov's brilliant Black Slav win from the 2002 Bled Olympiad
Sasikiran vs Kasparov, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Kasparov's famous exchange sac Rxb7!!
Kasparov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf04. English Attack, Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Pin
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 0-1

QGD Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 38 moves, 1-0
Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1983 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 38 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 R vs NN ending
Kasparov vs Seirawan, 1988 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz (C11) 0-1 Black wins in 38 after illegal 0-0!
Kasparov vs Dreev, 1994 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Shocking moves
Lputian vs Kasparov, 1976 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack (C10) 1-0 Strange Kf8, f6
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

Berliner's sytem for White: QGD, Exchange Variation
Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1988 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 38 moves, 1-0

KID Petrosian Var. Stein Def (E92) 0-1 Q sac & more
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Kasparov blunders and gives Fritz the win.
X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 B offer busts GK
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Double Doubled Pawns and Pins. Only a GM sees this!
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 0-1Open long diagonal
Ehlvest vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 40 moves, 0-1

The Gary Gambit Becomes the Brisbane Bombshell
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 920: Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Black sacs come up short
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Delayed Exchange (C85) 1-0Trade down to won EG
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 44 moves, 1-0

Kasparov uses tripled d-pawn to beat the Four Pawns Attack
L Christiansen vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov (E92) 1-0 Nf5 w/open g-file
Kasparov vs Chiburdanidze, 1980 
(E92) King's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Shirov underestimates threat posed by supported passed g-pawn
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Classical. Carlsbad (D34) 0-1 N blockade holds
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

26.Nxh6! sparks a spectacular attack by Garry...
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

A great example of Timman's finnese in the attack.
Timman vs Kasparov, 1985 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Blitz
Svidler vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Petrosian Attack (E12) 0-1
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Another failed king hunt that lets the king into the battle.
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 22, p. 49 of The Scandinavian by John Emms
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 37: Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games by Stohl
Kasparov vs Smejkal, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

KID Petrosian Var. Stein Def (E92) 1-0 He was so upset...
Yusupov vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C67) 1-0Blunder 30th move
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Zwischenzug +
Kasparov vs Judit Polgar, 1997 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

KID Petrosian Variation. Stein Def (E92) 1-0 Remove the Guard
A Veingold vs Kasparov, 1979 
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Defense (A56)
Kasparov vs Miles, 1986 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Kasparov wins title with a flair!!
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 0-1

Using the king as bait: 35...Kc6 is an amazing move
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Modern Bc4, d3, c3 (B50) 0-1Time trouble error
A Timofeev vs Kasparov, 2004 
(B50) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

23...Bxh3!! is winning outright, but Black misses the followup
Kasparov vs Rachels, 1988 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover (B53) 0-1Raking Bishops too strong
Svidler vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B53) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Before they first met, GK described JP as a "circus puppet."
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Indian Game/Sarratt Opening dxc5 (A45) 1/2-1/2 Unscripted
Aronian vs Kasparov, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Link: Robert Byrne annotated the game in the NY Times
Kasparov vs Psakhis, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Spearhead manuever, fork
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

"Kasparov's Immortal" - Wijk aan Zee 1999 - Pirc Defense
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Novosibirsk Var (A00) 0-1 5 passers oughta do
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

But here I remembered the triumphant call 'Forward, Kazimirych!
Kasparov vs Judit Polgar, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E34) 1/2-1/2 Cat & Mouse
Kasparov vs Karjakin, 2017 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Garry sinks Deep Blue: Exchange sac creates connected passers
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def (A00) 1-0 Bad Black bishop prison
Kasparov vs Sting, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Man-Machine Chess Ch. 2003 Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated (D45) 1-0
Kasparov vs X3D Fritz, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 0-1 27 moves theory
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1990 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Arabian Mate Variant Awaits
J Sunye Neto vs Kasparov, 1981 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

Kasparov and all the GM analysts missed 46...Qe3! = (Draw)
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 B sac on the g-pawn
Kasparov vs Short, 1992 
(C45) Scotch Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern Var. ML (B05) 0-1 Take the material
Kasparov vs Yermolinsky, 1975 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 48 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Bronstein (C68) 1-0Simul victory by 11 yr old
Kasparov vs Averbakh, 1974 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 48 moves, 1-0

King's English. Botvinnik System (A26) 1-0 Sac for a passer
Kasparov vs Short, 1990 
(A26) English, 48 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 49 moves, 0-1

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

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var. Cordel Line (C51) 1/2- Dbl Dbld Ps
Kasparov vs Short, 1993 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 Ns & SCB ending
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 56 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

K's English 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29)1/2-1/2 Stalemate blunder
Kasparov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Kasparov against the World", p.71
L Zaid vs Kasparov, 1977 
(A75) Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4, 87 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Closed Variation (B26) 0-1 Fine Defense!
Adams vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 109 in Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games V2 (Stohl)
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 2000 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech Var. Classical System (D19) 1-0 Decoy P sacs
Kasparov vs Anand, 1993 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 65 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Transposes to QGD
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 65 moves, 1-0

White comes in the backdoor, the Black king exits side window
Kasparov vs Short, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 0-1

"Three more years!"Kasparov keeps the title in final game
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987  
(A13) English, 64 moves, 1-0

Game 96: Kramnik - My Life and Games
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1995 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blitz Chess Video - Kasparov throws up his hands in horror!
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1/2-1/2 Huzman beat GK the previous year
Kasparov vs Huzman, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

GK described as a "monster with a thousand eyes who sees all"
Miles vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 69 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Q sac for 9 pts & crossfire acti
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Grünfeld Reversed (A49) 1-0 GK exposes K
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 73 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B82) 0-1 Zugzwang ending
Short vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 103 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- The champ gets swindled
Kasparov vs N McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Own the 7th!
Kasparov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2002 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 4 Queens
Leko vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def. 3 Knts. Petrosian System (D90) What do u think?
Seirawan vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 62 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Q sac
Kiril D Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 58 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Kside staircase promo
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 0-1

Constant counter-attacking and a study-like finish
Anand vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Aggressive K
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Avoiding X$ lost tempos
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 49 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 B pair middle
Kasparov vs Grischuk, 2003 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

Naka missed the win? -- N screens P from B will promote
Nakamura vs Kasparov, 2017 
(D80) Grunfeld, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Be down the tempo and win! Triangulation in effect.
Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 1-0 OCB EG; White K escort
Kasparov vs Nakamura, 2017 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bernstein Defense (E59) 1-0 Outside passer
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1997 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 57 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Seville Var (D87) 1/2-1/2Home prep
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1999 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Internet loss on time
Kasparov vs NN, 1998 
(C01) French, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

London System Be2, c4 vs KID (A48) 1-0 Video annotation link
Kasparov vs A Horiguti, 2004 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 Great imagination
Kasparov vs A Negulescu, 1977 
(A48) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Knight's Tour Var (A61) 1-0 Q sac saves active N
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(A61) Benoni, 53 moves, 1-0

An instant classic - Kasparov proves why he's the best
Kasparov vs Dreev, 2004 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Slav Czech. Classical Main Line (D19) 1-0 Blitz; Rob the pin
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 86 moves, 1-0

Yasser took the bait... Nxf2 and paid for it.
Kasparov vs Seirawan, 1996 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Kasparov waited 29 moves for Judit's mistake!
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 90 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1/2-1/2 Active game
Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

GK uses the dremmel manoeuvre 25.Rc6! to win a pawn
Kasparov vs Larsen, 1982 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 39 moves, 1-0

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