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Queenside Attacks, Mates & Resignations A, D, E
Compiled by fredthebear

This is a collection split. Most of the king pawn games are removed.

FTB has a liberal interpretation of "queenside." The game does not have to start or finish there (but does so in most cases), as long as some sort of interesting action occurs from a-d that shapes the outcome.

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 Boden's Mate
Gordon Morrison vs G Chandler, 1978 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

Reti/Zukertort, Sicilian Invite (A04) 0-1 Q sac for a passer
S Ernst vs L Bruzon Batista, 2012 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
M Bluemich vs Lokvenc, 1926 
(A06) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: QP Defense (A06) 0-1 Knights trap Queen
V Castaldi vs Reshevsky, 1950 
(A06) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Get the Queen in close!
R Chytilek vs R Wiesinger, 2001 
(A09) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 Remove the Guard
T Hillarp Persson vs F Peralta, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Gain time on queen while building a battery against the block
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1911 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

The Maroczy Bind: Maroczy Dragon w/a gain of time for N trap
Botvinnik vs Golombek, 1956 
(A15) English, 20 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1 Just take it
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Beefeater 206/(A40) 0-1 Pin; Get the Q in close
G Taylor vs Igor Ivanov, 1985 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack 2...Ne4 (A45) 1-0 She took on b2
Plaskett vs Hebden, 1987
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 1-0 Crossfire
Levenfish vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

London System vs Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 P fork, Q+ fork B
V Agzamov vs Veremeichik, 1968 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 4 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1, 17 moves. Dbl R sacs, K walk
Helmer vs J Krejcik, 1917 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Neat Queen trap threatens mate
Bamber vs R Chranowski, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

KIA Sicilian, French Var (B40) 1-0 Keen B sac, pawn breakthru
Leko vs W Heckel, 1989 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Franco-Nimzowitsch 4...b6 (B00) 1-0Black K 0-0-0 stripped of Ps
T Abrahamyan vs W M Duckworth, 2012 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

W sacs it to Owen's Defense for not getting fully developed
A Flaata vs T Bothner, 1998 
(C00) French Defense, 22 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

French Defense / Owen Def (C00) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Tinsley, 1899  
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def. vs Chigorin 2.Qe2 Big Clamp (C00) 1-0 Both Ks run
Chigorin vs Blackburne, 1905 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA 3.Qe2 vs French /Owen's Bb7 (C00) 1-0Cut-off by connectedRs
Glek vs Granda Zuniga, 1997 
(C00) French Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack on c7 (D00) 1-0 Loose pieces drop off
A Stefanova vs A M Galliamova, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Judgment & Planning in Chess by Euwe p. 22-27; Know this game!
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening/Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 Rake the Qside
Yusupov vs T Storai, 2012
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

An early QGD Austrian Defense (D06) 1-0 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c5?!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Absolutely stunning combination!!
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD. Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 N+ robs the pin
K B Finn vs W C Palmer, 1903 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Boden's Mate
Koltanowski vs Webb, 1941 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Alekhine Variation (D15) 0-1 Qside bashing
K Havasi vs Euwe, 1924 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 0-1

QG Accepted Old Variation: Piece lost in 6. See Blogger notes.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 6 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20) 1-0 Pin the attacker!
G Kozlova vs E Guseva, 1967 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0Black K high centered
T Melody vs J Spinale, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

16 consecutive pawn moves to start (8 ply)
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20) 1-0 Bf3 skewer coming
H K Mattison vs Tartakower, 1926 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

QGA. Old Variation (D20) 1-0 RxNf6 Removes the Guard
Ahues vs W Von Holzhausen, 1926 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO & EAD!!
S Dian Cheri vs Y Makhlouf, 2004 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 4 of 5 P moves=doom
P Green vs T Varley, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Accepted (D20) 1-0 Bxf7+ Deflects K from his LPDO Q
A J Donnelly vs E Pollington, 1963 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 6 moves, 1-0

QGA. Old Variation (D20) 1-0 Spearhead on the long diagonal
Marshall vs L R Eisenberg, 1904 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0Bxf7+, Ne5+ Unpin, etc
Von Der Lasa vs P Bilguer, 1837 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central. Greco Var (D20) 1-0 Back rank pin, support mate
Von Der Lasa vs Hensel, 1836 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

QGA Mannheim Var (D23) 1-0 Violence upon the uncastled king
Taimanov vs Polugaevsky, 1960 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Alekhine Variation (D51) 0-1 Losing simul
Alekhine vs W Rosenberg, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 0-1

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

QGA Old var (D20) 1-0 Black lost 2 minor pieces in 12 moves
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

QGA Old Variation (D20) 1/2-1/2 Oops in the corner
E Williams vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 0-1 Nice Qside attack
S Sloan vs D Gertler, 2013
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening 1...e5 2...Ne7 (A00) 1-0 Q trap, pins, activity
G Welling vs E Bongers, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 Queenside play, sideways K walk
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening / Baltic Def (A00) 1-0 Two en prise
Darcy Lima vs E Palacios, 2009
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 1-0Batteries on open lines
Fedorowicz vs Joel Benjamin, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 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

Polish Sokolsky Attack vs KID (A00) 0-1 Kolty's recommendation
Kozomara vs Robert E Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern vs Pseudo KID w/open d-file(A01)1-0
Raul Schmidt vs J Gallagher, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Anti-Bird/Exchange Dbl Stonewall (A02) 1-0 Arabian # next
Albin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

White's last move is one of the most beautiful ever played
Tarrasch vs Allies, 1914  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird 3.c4 Dutch Bg2 vs Bg7 (A03) 1/2-1/2 Passer perpetual
R Rapport vs M Rodshtein, 2014
(A03) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dbl Fio vs Dutch (A04) 1-0 Terrific knights EG race to promote
Reti vs Tartakower, 1923 
(A04) Reti Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Torre/QGD vs Dutch Be7 Stonewall (A04) 1-0 Qside P decides
Miles vs D B Gurevich, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Zukertort 2.d3 Lisitsyn Gambit Deferred(A04) 0-1Various tactics
E Baglaev vs S Fomichenko, 2012
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Rare checkmate in 3 w/kNight pair
R Mamedov vs M Panchanathan, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 85 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Czech Benoni (A07) 1-0 Open lines, Overworked Ds, Pins
M Paragua vs Aronian, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0It looked like an Alekhine t-bolt
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Petrosian plays simple chess to win KIA at Stockholm Interzonal
Petrosian vs Teschner, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

KIA vs NY System d5, Bf5 (A07) 1-0 Steady Qside rise in temp
Vaganian vs Beliavsky, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

"deserves to be counted among the finest examples of the art of
Smyslov vs Euwe, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

French Defense: K's Indian Attack (A08) 0-1 Qside assault
T Spanton vs W B Wright, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening (A08) 1-0 b-file assault both ways
Fine vs A Rothman, 1944 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

English, Great Snake (A10) 1-0 Weak double pawns wall off
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Slav Var (A11) 1-0 Pin to win for White!
J Hoffmann vs M Frenz, 1989
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 11 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Catalan Def Accepted (A13) 1-0Qside pop
Stein vs Dzindzichashvili, 1971 
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) Textbook EG
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2014 
(A14) English, 50 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Defense. QID (A15) 1-0 Qside mop up
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID (A15) 1-0 Classic K invasion
Ulf Andersson vs M J Tempone, 1979 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 Fortress
Rodolfo Cardoso vs O Sarapu, 1978
(A15) English, 60 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def K Knight Var (A15) 1-0Combo for passer
Ribli vs Unzicker, 1985 
(A15) English, 35 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

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Q fork
Petrosian vs H Ree, 1971 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 8 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Four Knights (A35) 1-0 Boa constrictor
Karpov vs Ribli, 1980 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. 2 Knts (A37) 1-0Check-less K hunt
Botvinnik vs Gligoric, 1956 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Beefeater Var (A40) 0-1 X-ray Defense
J Kulbacki vs B Wall, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Picturesque final position, with an underpromotion leading to #
P Ware vs J S Ryan, 1880 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 1-0 K walk
Timman vs Suttles, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Benoni / Franco-Sicilian Defense (A43) 1-0 3 simultaneous pins
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 Watch the solo K charge!
A Bigg vs Pavel Dimitrov, 2008 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Qside P roller
Adams vs Tkachiev, 1995 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Tartakower Attack (A45) 1-0 Spassky-like
V S Spasov vs K Berbatov, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation (A46) 0-1 Fab Finish!
Santasiere vs Ed. Lasker, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 Open d-file, Bb5 pins Nc6
Sakaev vs Delchev, 2001 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Creative Sacrifice Yields Connected Passed Pawns
Tartakower vs R Domenech, 1934 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Two ways to mate!!
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

'The Soviet Championships' by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Korchnoi vs Keres, 1965 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Deflection & promotion inevitable
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 Knights haggle into EG
Bondarevsky vs Aronin, 1951 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 64 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def Adler Var (A52) 1-0 Heavy pieces on Qside
Taimanov vs Szabo, 1967
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Unforgettable? (yes) Brilliant? (Goodness, yes.) Unsound? (m...
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 1-0 N sac for 2 connected passers
W So vs D Flores, 2010 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A56) 1-0 Accept P, trade down
Bronstein vs E R Lundin, 1948 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 1-0Country belt whippin
Nakamura vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 41 moves, 1-0

You won't believe your eyes!!
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto (A58) 0-1Advancing K wins EG
P Van der Sterren vs Adams, 1992
(A58) Benko Gambit, 43 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Knight's Tour (A61) 0-1 Q sac opens up Rooks
I Farago vs Velimirovic, 1976 
(A61) Benoni, 46 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Taimanov Var (A67) 0-1 Wild sacs into rapid K chase
P Littlewood vs D Norwood, 1985 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. 4 Pawns Attack. Main Line (A69) 1-0 Instructive EG
V Mikenas vs B Vladimirov, 1963 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80)1-0 P fork fails Black
Tal vs K Klasup, 1952 
(A80) Dutch, 64 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack vs Dutch (A80) 0-1 Poisoned P, then castle long?
A Abolianin vs Garcia, 1994 
(A80) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Raphael 3.Bg5 (A80) 1-0Brutal elegance on Qside
Akobian vs P Tregubov, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Hopton Attk Bf4 (A80) 1/2-Odd structure; Blitz blundr
Adams vs Topalov, 1998 
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch, Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 The Immortal Losing Game
Sliwa vs Bronstein, 1957 
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Bd6 Modern Var (A90) 1-0 Light squared Bs
R Palliser vs K H B Allen, 2007
(A90) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical Be7 Stonewall (A95) 1-0 Black let it slip
Karpov vs M Cwiek, 2000
(A91) Dutch Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Be7 Stonewall (A95) 0-1 Shrewd trades, promoti
Smejkal vs Larsen, 1973 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 40 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus - straight forward development (A00) 0-1 Alert EG!
V K Neverov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 67 moves, 0-1

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

Owen Defense: Classical Variation / vs Colle Set-up (A40) 1-0
B McCamon vs B Carlier, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

$Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 See tpstar notes
K Wheeler vs LeBlanc, 1869 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer G. Pietrowsky Def 5...Nc6 (D00) 1-0 Qside attk
Mikkel Jorgensen vs H K Edwardsson, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Decoys, Q sac
E J Diemer vs Schickner, 1950 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack vs NY System (D00) 0-1Up the exchange w/passer
Allies vs Chigorin, 1894 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

Colle c3 vs Tartakower Def. (D00) 1-0 Fine Qside P roller
Lasker vs A Rumboll, 1892 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Black Spearhead penetrates c2, pins Bb2, passes the b-pawn.
L Van Vliet vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Levitsky Attack. 2...h6 Euwe, Modern Line (D00) 1-0 No O-O
J M Hodgson vs Al Rakib Mollah Abdullah, 1999 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

BDG Ryder Gambit vs pseudo Gruenfeld (D00) 0-1Black attks Qside
E J Diemer vs Bogoljubov, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 0-1 Diemer's own def
K Stummer vs E J Diemer, 1955 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Veresov Attack. Two Knights 4.Nf3 (D01) 0-1Shift Kside to Qside
Hoi vs Smyslov, 1985 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

Four(!) pawns are brought to the 7th rank to seize the win!
F J Lee vs H Shoosmith, 1904 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Bg5 vs Bg4 (D02) 1-0 Back rank pins, R battery W
A Gogolis vs A B Gikas, 2005
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 31 in 'My System' by Aron Nimzowitsch.
Nimzowitsch vs Taubenhaus, 1914  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Albin CG: Raging battle of passers; X-Ray defense saves the day
Tarrasch vs Tartakower, 1920 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 First K to advance
D Fridgeirsson vs M Karlsson, 2009
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 133-137
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Zuke-Rubinstein vs Slav Def Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 A treat!
Z Kozul vs Rublevsky, 2004 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav Def Chameleon Advance System (D15) 0-1 Two hogs on the 2nd
Beliavsky vs Acs, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Czech. Krause Attack (D17) 0-1 Qside rumble
Radjabov vs Kramnik, 2007 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 Simul Shazam!
M Scholtz vs Lasker, 1926 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 A Backdoor Arabian #
L Schandorff vs R E Andersen, 2012 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 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

Game 43 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs Janowski, 1907 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

QGA. Old Var (D20) 1-0 Up the exchange; Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 Diagonal dangers!
Korchnoi vs Z Mestrovic, 1969 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Petrosian's Dancing King - The Great Defender
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 Q trap
Le Quang Liem vs M M Kazhgaleyev, 2016 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Def (D26) 1-0 Nxf7 & pin
Hebden vs J Howell, 1992 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

Karpov plays a masterpiece-a ballet of minor pieces
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

QGD Janowski Variation (D31) 0-1 Q&R sacrifices to promote w/+
V Kahn vs K Treybal, 1933 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Instructive endgame, demonstrating the power of an active rook.
Schlechter vs A Kaufmann, 1916 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Black squeezes forward
Chistiakov vs Bronstein, 1945 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Kamikaze Pawn
Tal vs Z Milev, 1958 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def.: Classical. Carlsbad Var (D34) 1/2-1/2EG B vs 4Ps
Ftacnik vs Palatnik, 1978 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Exchange. Positional Variation (D35) 0-1 Decoy
C G Ward vs J Tambini, 2013 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

QG Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sac break thru
Khalifman vs Serper, 1994 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Main Line (D42) 0-1 Flames on Qside
Musaiev vs M Karmov, 1979  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 28 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual threat on the Q
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Shirov, 2011
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

TAL- recommended by himself as one of his most interesting
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attack (D45) 0-1 Arabian Mate
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran (D47) 1-0 Violent blunder
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 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

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Reynolds' Var (D48) 1-0 Rob the pin, +
Morozevich vs O Korneev, 2006 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

Lasker calls out the King with R exchange sacs.
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch Var (D50) 0-1 Pins & Connected Passers
A Spiller vs J Acers, 1968 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 0-1

QGD Lasker Defense (D56) 1-0 A long king walk
Ivanchuk vs Onischuk, 2005 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

QGD. Lasker Defense (D56) 1-0 R trapped along the 3rd rank
I Krush vs A Zatonskih, 2009 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Tartakower Defense (D58)1-0 Q face-off
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1980 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 4, Alekhine leads 3-1 (3-1)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

Euwe = "erver"; it's not pronounced like "you"
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 Two Q sacs to arrange mate!!
Kramnik vs Leko, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 62 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Var. G.K. Attack (E12) 0-1Profound combo
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 37 in Starting Out: The Queen's Indian by John Emms
Karpov vs Judit Polgar, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System/b3, Bb2 Stonewall Attk (E14) 1-0 Cross pin
Kotov vs Kholmov, 1971 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch (E25) 0-1 Remove the Guard
Shirov vs J L Arnason, 1992 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 43 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Leningrad Var(E30) 1-0Bold B, penetrating N
Bologan vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2011 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Pins finish
F Nardin vs A Ipek, 2001 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 50 moves, 0-1

NID Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Exchange sac removes the guard
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1934
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

G114 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

NID. Huebner Var. Main Line (E41) 0-1 Closed motion
Tarjan vs Dzindzichashvili, 1978 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

NID. Fischer Var (E44) 1-0 Seize open file, 7th rank w/N on 6th
Lilienthal vs Kotov, 1945 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 43 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 1/2-1/2 Q sac for stalemate!
Najdorf vs R A Redolfi, 1959 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Def: Kramer Var(E70) 1-0 Sac another and another
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

A strong argument for the (good old) Deferred Fianchetto vs KID
Botvinnik vs K Kholodkevich, 1927 
(E72) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Page 328, box 271 (Position after 38...Ra8)
J de Souza Mendes vs Fischer, 1959 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

Game 30 in The Samisch King's Indian Uncovered
Gheorghiu vs Gelfand, 1989
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 36 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch Dble Fianchetto (E82) 0-1 Pins are a pain in the r
Hort vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Panno (E84) 0-1 Qside Ingenuity!
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 40 moves, 0-1

Bravo, Cheparinov ! Really nice!
Wang Yue vs I Cheparinov, 2007 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 54 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Closed Var (E87) 1-0 Simultaneous exhibition
Karpov vs Falco, 1976 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 24 moves, 1-0

KID Normal. Rare Defenses (E90) 0-1 To capture or no?
N Milchev vs V S Spasov, 2010 
(E90) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 0-1 Pin & Passer
J Gustafsson vs Kramnik, 2012 
(E92) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1QsideControl
Van Wely vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

QGD. Exchange. Positional. Both 0-0-0 (D35) 1-0 Qside sac attk!
Z Gyimesi vs A Fox, 2005 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

NID. Classical. Berlin Var 0-0-0? (E38) 0-1 Overwhelmed
Euwe vs Colle, 1926 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 19 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Modern Line (D11)1-0 Two piece counterattack by email
D de Leeuw vs A Moreno, 1998
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern Var (D50) 1-0 Routine until N counterthreat fails
H U Gruenberg vs L Zinn, 1974
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 39 in Most Stunning Victories of 2016 by AN, CB, & SM
D Dubov vs A Brkic, 2016 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

London System vs Qb6 (D02) 0-1 The Q grabs two pawns
Steve F Tarr vs K Gulamali, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Colle-Zukertort/Stonewall vs NY System/Baltic Def(D02) 1-0N Sac
Capablanca vs T Germann, 1919 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz (D35) 1-0 Black attack premature. Bh6 seals off K.
Alekhine vs Z von Balla, 1921 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 0-1 Rxb2 encourages 0-0-0!!
Sosonko vs Zsofia Polgar, 1991 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 32 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense - Neat finish (D10) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
W Hahn vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1Discoveries heat up a3
Pirc vs Alekhine, 1931 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

QID. Modern. Knight Defense (D51) 0-1 Pin & Overworked b-pawn
H Enevoldsen vs R Ortega, 1952 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 A piece for a passer!
Kramnik vs V Isupov, 1990 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 25 moves, 1-0

Damiano Def 3.Nxe5 Nc6 4.Qh5+ (C40) 1-0 K chase, P #
L Holmberg vs O Hongset, 1962 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13)0-1 W gets riddled on Qside
S Vekemans vs Drasko, 2014
(A13) English, 23 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1 Flying Q, dying Q
M Ciszek vs S Pielaet, 1987 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio Reti (A05) 0-1 23...?
A Kolev vs Judit Polgar, 1993 
(A05) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 6.Be3 (B25) 0-1 White knight gets trapped
C Maalouf vs W Schmidt, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Pseudo-Tarrasch Var (D50) 0-1 Pin
V F Kelly vs L Levy, 1972 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Crazy gambit works?!?
Bucker vs NN, 1982 
(A06) Reti Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 11...Nd6 Q trap
D Ponziani vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1770 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Yikes, witness the attacking potential of the Modern!
E J Gausel vs N Davies, 1988 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

NID. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1-0 R trapped in spider web
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1952 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 22 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk: Classical Def. Big Center (A45) 1-0Pin, Passer
Nakamura vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Insert the Bishop pin!
C S M Franco vs G Madikwe, 1982 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Qside thrust, pin
Anand vs D Kollars, 2016 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

A Veingold vs B Ivanovic, 1979 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. King's Knight (A13) 1-0 Hook #
Rohde vs S Benen, 2003
(A13) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Wiesbaden Sharp line (D17) 1-0 Q on 6th, R
I Stohl vs P Haba, 1989
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Variation (A47) 1/2-1/2 61.?
Janowski vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA/Sicilian Closed Botvinnik Def (B25) 0-1 Promotion # next
E Bolshakov vs Korchnoi, 1956
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 21...?
Y R Yakovich vs Azmaiparashvili, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Declined d5, e5 (A00) 1-0 Ns help trap Q
Grob vs Sperling, 1952 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

QGD: Vienna. Quiet Var (D44) 1-0 Bold combo for connected Ps
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1Deflect
Kurkletis vs Vasiukov, 1957 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 11 moves, 0-1

QGD. Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def Blockade Line (D37) 1-0
T Nyback vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Dutch System (A80) 1-0 Superb Defense & Attack!
Shirov vs V Zhuravliov, 1986 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 Sharp
C Sumiacher vs A Planinc, 1971 
(A15) English, 24 moves, 0-1

KIA Chigorin's 2.Qe2 vs French Def 00 vs 000 (A07) 1-0 Q drops
Fedorov vs N Smetanov, 2012
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 Raiding party Q sac
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1961 
(E61) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 1-0 Cornered Q tomb ahead
A Selezniev vs Von Bardeleben, 1920 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

The perfect Knight in the corner
M Kravtsiv vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 110 moves, 0-1

QGD. Pseudo-Tarrasch. Primitive Pillsbury Var (D50) 1-0 Qside A
Chistiakov vs Shashin, 1960 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Morris Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Conversion to EG
Kharlov vs B Ofitserian, 2014
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D13) 0-1 Crystal clear
Portisch vs Kramnik, 1993 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Hungarian vs Leningrad Dutch (A00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; X-ray
S Platzack vs J van Baarle, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Bobotsov-Korchnoi-Petrosian (E81) 0-1 Brilliant!
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Reversed Alekhine (A00) 1/2-Examine ALL +s
P Manetti vs Denker, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Ns abound
V A Loginov vs F Sideif-Sade, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 18 moves, 1-0

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