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22 Caliber Rifle Aint fur Fredthebear Huntin'
Compiled by fredthebear
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* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.


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

Perhaps the oldest recorded game of chess
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights. Order up a Fried Liver attack if Black dares Nxd5
Polerio vs Domenico, 1610 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

An early Philidor (C42) 1-0 Pry open the h-file, pin w/P wedge
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Solitaire Chess by Bruce Pandolfini
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1798 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Discovered Double Checkmate
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
H Buckle vs NN, 1849
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 0-1 Dbl Attack w/+
N Nathan vs Anderssen, 1850 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Fine Deflection
Anderssen vs G W Medley, 1851
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

King B's Gambit MacDonnell Attack (C33) 1-0 Analyze final posi
M Lange vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

A kind of delayed Jerome Gambit punished by Morphy
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. 3Knights. Burille Var (D94) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855 
(D94) Grunfeld, 21 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 FAMOUS Epaulette Mate
Morphy vs Worrall, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4Knts (C50) 0-1En prise+ clears file
James Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 It's best to castle
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Black castles into the fire
Anderssen vs Kipping, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 LPDOs in the Shooting Gallery
G Salmon vs Djuro Szabo, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 1-0 Q fork
Morphy vs Mongredien, 1859 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Classical. Greco G. Traditional (C54) 0-1The Clean Mate
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Cecil Valentine de Vere (1846-1874) - Born on Valentine's Day
De Vere vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit, resembles Goring (C21) 1-0 crossfire, h-file
Blackburne vs A G Puller, 1872 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Full force Kside!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

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

From Emanuel Lasker's "How To Play Chess."
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Just take it!
Blackburne vs Tarrasch, 1885  
(C13) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 16 Crusher in Logical Chess, Move by Move by Chernev
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1889 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Heavy HEAVY pieces in the center
Blackburne vs Owen, 1890  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Old Sicilian. Open (B72) 1-0 Dandy discovery Qs face-off
Lasker vs R Short, 1892 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 22 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Tarrasch gives a lesson on attacking!
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 h6 weakens 0-0 position
Pillsbury vs Winawer, 1896 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 0-1 Ps march like ants!
Albin vs Winawer, 1896 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Accelerated Move Order (D31) 1-0Remove the defender
Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 Mated by a King's move!
Smitten vs Prince Dadian, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Tactical massacre
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1897 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line(B41) 0-1Demolition job
Lasker vs NN, 1898 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var 3.d4 (C43) 1-0 B blast
Chigorin vs S F Lebedev, 1900 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Akiba gives rook odds and delivers mate w/the remaining rook!
Rubinstein vs NN, 1903 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Castle by hand; gain time on Q
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack(C56) 1-0 7 of last 8 are checks
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66) 0-1 N fork
J Mieses vs Lasker, 1904 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 9: 500 Master Games - Book 1 (Tartakower/du Mont)
Spielmann vs Duras, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

4 Knights Scotch. Krause Gambit Leonhardt Def (C47)1-0 AN notes
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1907  
(C47) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2Knts, Reversed Dragon (A22) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
O Bernstein vs Metger, 1907 
(A22) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 Center swarm, pin
Marshall vs Spielmann, 1908 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Improved Steinitz (C66) 0-1 15 captures in 21 m
Capablanca vs D W Pomeroy, 1909 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. ML (B15) 1-0 Castle opposite, full force Kside
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Russian Game Classical Attack. Marshall Var(C42) 0-1Resting Qs
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Boden's #
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1/2- St. Petersburg 1914
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Three Knights/Scotch (C46) 1-0 Opening king walker
Euwe vs H van Hartingsvelt, 1920 
(C46) Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1-0 Notes by Reti, Tart
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1920  
(C48) Four Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Pin, Discover
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine turns a Slav into a Reversed London System!
Kmoch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Three connected passers
Znosko-Borovsky vs G Oskam, 1923 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 h-file P lever, battery
Znosko-Borovsky vs Tartakower, 1925 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 2 Pins
Euwe vs K Jutte, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 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

Miguel Najdorf's IMMORTAL game ... its a "minnie" too!
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Miniature: = PM's Opera House Game
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Viacheslav Ragozin: 2nd Correspondence WC 3 years.
Ragozin vs P Noskov, 1930 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack (D03) 0-1 Thunderous Qside N sacrifice
E Korchmar vs Nezhmetdinov, 1931 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 22 moves, 0-1

Clemenz Opening 1.h3 into Colle (A00) 1-0Terrific Kside attack
Fine vs A Simonson, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Smyslov, Vasily "My Best Games of Chess (1935-1957)" P.H. Clark
K Gerasimov vs Smyslov, 1935 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Found in Chernev's "Combinations - The Heart of Chess"
Capablanca vs A Ribera Arnal, 1935 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 498: The Golden Treasury of Chess by I.A. Horowitz
Lasker vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0 Q trap
Keres vs Vidmar, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Alekhine System (D28) 1-0 R sac into N fork
Spassky vs Avtonomov, 1949 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 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

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 1-0 Master of sacs
Tal vs Miglan, 1950 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) Central Combo
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1954 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 58: Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Rolling kNights
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern (B42) 1-0 About to discover check
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Slaying the Sicilian Dragon - lesson from Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs S Purevzhav, 1962 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg (E43) 0-1Minors in the mid
V Mikenas vs Spassky, 1962 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def Austrian Attack. Weiss (B09) 1-0Nervy Alekhine's Block
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 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

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern Main Line (C89) 0-1 Rook lift
A Novopashin vs Spassky, 1963 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted(B97) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Wolf whistle!!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Q sac removes defender, P+
Tal vs Suetin, 1969 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0!
K Spraggett vs R Bedard, 1972 
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Now this is ROCKIN' THE RAMPARTS!!!
D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Royal fork off the menu
Velimirovic vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 N sac, pin
P Littlewood vs S Kindermann, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

"Great Attackers" by Colin Crouch
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

French Defense: Reversed Philidor Formation (C00) 0-1 Dbl B Sac
J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 22 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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner. Rubinstein (E42) 1-0 R sac
Korchnoi vs D Gurevich, 1983 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf11. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 Blood Bath!
Timman vs Ljubojevic, 1985 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 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

Early sac Nd5 in the Sicilian Chameleon leads to Q trap.
Smirin vs Gelfand, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 0-1 See for yourself
Taimanov vs Kaidanov, 1988 
(A13) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fnchetto (B31) 1-0 Q trap
Anand vs Salov, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Grandmaster Secrets: Winning Quickly at Chess by Nunn
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Shirov crushes the Four Pawns Attack with Greco mate threat
J Elbilia vs Shirov, 1993 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 22 moves, 0-1

Barczay Indian (A50) 0-1 What happens after the exchanges?
Fedorowicz vs J L Watson, 1995 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

KGA Becker Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5; h-file spearhead
Fedorov vs M Notkin, 1996 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Peter Wells, "Winning with the Trompowsky"
Adams vs Xie Jun, 1997 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Weakened dark squares
Seirawan vs Ivanchuk, 1997 
(E77) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Vladi's Queen sac crashes Vishy
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Norfolk Gambit 2 (A01) 1-0 Discovery
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Earliest piece sac in the DB (exchange sac on move 2)
A Smirnov vs V Shepelev, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 0-1 Gain time on the queen
B Olsson vs Bronstein, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Polish 1.b4 c5 Birmingham Gambit (A00) 1-0 Swallow's Tail #
B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening vs 1...d6 Indian Def (A00) 1-0 Remove the Guard+
W Veer vs A Christopher, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Declined (A00) 1-0, 21 moves
C Bloodgood vs B Evans, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 1-0 Exchange sequence
Larsen vs D Pappa, 1995 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 1-0 Fabulous clearance sac
B Lovric vs M Sinanovic, 1998 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening vs Copycat (A02) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J D Adkins vs D Vercauteren, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 Discovery, Pins
Zukertort vs Schmidt, 1869 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1Chose not to recapture as expected
J S Purdy vs Spassky, 1955 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Polish, Zukertort System (A04) 1-0 Battery on long diagonal
Santasiere vs R Draxl, 1960 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Reti/Zukertort Opening: Santasiere's Folly (A06) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Sprearhead... seize open lines
R Mamedov vs J Mullon, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Qh3 fork is coming!
Korchnoi vs K Langeweg, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Sicilian 3 Pawns (A08) 1-0 Kside smash
Vasiukov vs G Borisenko, 1968 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian e6, Bg7 (A08) 1-0 Force count insufficient
A van Weersel vs M Middelveld, 2007 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance. Michel Gambit (A09) 1-0 Qside attack
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1923
(A09) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

English Dbl Fio vs Classical Dutch (A10) 1-0 Crossfire pins
K Spraggett vs G Basanta, 1986 
(A10) English, 22 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Wade Gambit (A10) 1-0 King walk
G Laco vs M Lanzani, 1992 
(A10) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Horseplay
I Snape vs M Steadman, 2001
(A13) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def K's Knight (A15) 0-1 Fine combination
H Appel vs Najdorf, 1945 
(A15) English, 22 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knt Var (A15) 1-0 K or Q falls
Lokvenc vs Gilg, 1939
(A15) English, 21 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

A stupendous attacking gem by Shirov; N sac pays off big!
F Tahirov vs Shirov, 2007 
(A21) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 4, p. 30 in the book Power Mates by Bruce Pandolfini.
M Stean vs Sax, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 21 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0
A Lesiege vs I Zugic, 2001
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 21 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1-0 Rs in play
Illescas Cordoba vs Adams, 1992 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 1-0

English, Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1 Stunning finish!
Vaganian vs A Planinc, 1975 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A32) 1-0 Weak back rank
F Olafsson vs Tal, 1971 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Def. Lithuanian Variation (A40) 0-1 Greco's Mate
R Koemetter vs G Welling, 1995 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Black Q grabs b-pawn...Demolished
J M Hodgson vs Van der Wiel, 1994 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Want to Play the IQP for White ? Try Yusupov's formula.
Yusupov vs D Gurevich, 2005 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky (A45) 0-1 Similar back rank assault by Black
S Terentiev vs J Gallagher, 1990 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

P-Q4 Delayed Stonewall Attk vs Indian Def. (A46) 1-0 Nifty play
Bisguier vs Lombardy, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Deflection 21...Rxg1+! (22. Bxg1 Nxd3 +-) 22. Qxg1 Nxd3 +-
M Lanzani vs I Rogers, 1984 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Benoni, 4 Pawns, Dynamic Attack (A56) 0-1 Pins, Pawn lever
Opocensky vs Hromadka, 1942
(A56) Benoni Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 Incredible Combination; Remove Guard
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Modern (A60) 1-0 Splendid series of deflection sacs
Zsuzsa Polgar vs P Hardicsay, 1985 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni Knight's Tour (A61) 0-1 This show didn't last long
J H Donner vs A Planinc, 1973 
(A61) Benoni, 22 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical. New York Var (A70) 1-0Makin' Threats
Reshevsky vs J Gallagher, 1990 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def (A80) 1-0 h-pawn assault, Q sac, royal family fork, N
M Bosboom vs V Ouwendijk, 2006 
(A80) Dutch, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Bb4 (A84) 0-1 Open center
S Gordon vs S Williams, 2006 
(A84) Dutch, 21 moves, 0-1

Dutch Stonewall Exchange / Rubinstein (A84) 0-1 Exchange Sac
A Khudaverdieva vs A Romanenko, 2001
(A84) Dutch, 21 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 g-file demolition
Sakaev vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 21 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic (A89) 1-0 Exchange sac fails; center
Karpov vs V Beim, 2008 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 22 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

Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Don't move pawns when pieces need movin'
Lubomir Cierny vs B Berg, 1993
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Borg Gambit: Poisoned Pawn Var (B00) 1-0 W needs 3 pawn moves
J Roscher vs B Bettermann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandi. Exchange (B00) 1-0 Pin, Kside blast
M Sixtensson vs G West, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Scandinavian Def. Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Navigate pins carefully
Movsesian vs R M D P de Almeida, 1998
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scandi Def: Icelandic-Palme Gambit (B01) 0-1 She has no time to
P Zarnicki vs F Fiorito, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 6...Bg4 7.Nge2, 10.f3 (B01) 1-0 11...Rg8?!
R Pert vs D Coleman, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Mikenas Gambit (B02) 1-0
Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Saemisch Attk (B02) 1-0 Minors followed by Majors
Tal vs D Gedevanishvili, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Defense, Exchange Var (B03) 0-1 Early Magnus win
B Byklum vs Carlsen, 2002 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Stunning combo!
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 N&Q discoveries are deadly
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense, Standard(B06) 0-1A kick in the pants from the N
O Hirn vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Retreat and set/pile on the pin
I Yagupov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

Pirc, Austrian, Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 h-pawn creates pin
Nakamura vs Smirin, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 White Q enters
Kaidanov vs Piket, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Diagonal heat
G Cabrilo vs A Strikovic, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Development traps Q
R Averby vs V M Ostroverkhov, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern Var (B10) 1-0 Firepower!
Yifan Hou vs R Dimitrov, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense, Two Knights Attack (B11) 1-0 The passer is coming
Noteboom vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 Spearhead
T Shadrina vs V Gunina, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var. (B14) 1-0 Black w/2 en pr
Najdorf vs Portisch, 1962 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Nice breakthrough
Topalov vs Speelman, 1995 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 Helpmate
K Poschauko vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann (B15) 1-0 Clone of the back rank pin
Blackburne vs W H Grundy, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15)1-0 R deflection sac allows Qxf7+
Hromadka vs Kirschen, 1911 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Radulov makes it all too easy
I Radulov vs Larsen, 1972 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Bronstein-Larsen (B16) 1-0 Pin & pile on
D H Campora vs Morozevich, 1994 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

The first rated chessplayer to lose to software. Reti's #.
Greenblatt vs B Landey, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Stoltz Attack (B22) 1-0 Kside defense attacks
Tiviakov vs T Rahman, 2003 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def 6...e5 dangerous line (B22) 1-0
Pavasovic vs Z Susak, 1996
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Stoltz Attack (B22)1-0 K walk along B hwy
Pavasovic vs V Hamitevici, 2010 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

World Championships U12 (2002) Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0
Carlsen vs F Bindrich, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

White's 23. RxNf6! initiaties a pretty Knight fork combination.
S Sale vs B Jankovic, 1999 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. ML (B29) 1-0 Spearhead->Philidor's Legacy
T Peine vs V Budde, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 h-file attack
S Soylu vs A Idrizaj, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 0-1Brawl includes Dbl R sacs, clearance sac
R Tischbierek vs G Gauglitz, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 Reverse Q trap
R Sander vs Carlsen, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Beautiful back rank deflecti
Kavalek vs Khodos, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0Blackburne's Mate next
Stefansson vs L Bruzon Batista, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Double rook sacrifice tears open the g-file
M Golubev vs V Podinic, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 N sac, Q sac, connected Ps
J A Curdo vs Robert E Byrne, 1994 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Fianchetto (B56) 1-0Cross pin the Spreahead
Rada vs Kostal, 1942 
(B56) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B58) 1-0 Lasting initiative vs uncastled K
J E Slade vs NN, 1960 
(B58) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack Early devia (B75) 1-0 Special C
P Carlsson vs J B Campos-Moreno, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Q-sac for double check, a la Fischer-Mygmasuren
I Madl vs D Summermatter, 1988 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 1-0 Very Tal-like!
Sznapik vs O Foisor, 1982 
(B83) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

White wins by mate or royal fork-by the same move Ng6+.
Wade vs R F Boxall, 1953 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Najdorf (B90) 1-0 APA: Attack Principle Attacker
Fischer vs J B Bednarski, 1966 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 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

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Nifty central sequence
J Rigo vs Gulko, 1988 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 Q sac opens h-file
Blackburne vs West, 1885 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Blackburne vs J Huckvale, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Self-inflicted hole
Jiri Nun vs M Brodsky, 1994 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0The Wizard of Riga
Tal vs I Nei, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 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

French Def. Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1 Loose pieces
Y Santiago vs A J Walton, 2015 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1-0 Black castled into it
Euwe vs J van den Bosch, 1934 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

FR Trsch (C08)1-0A great burger is not necessarily a "Big Mac"
Carlsen vs P Nikolic, 2005 
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 1-0 Blunder finish
Ponomariov vs N Legky, 2005 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 1-0 Another fine mess
Bogoljubov vs J H Donner, 1951 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 0-1 h-file bomb
K O'Brien vs D Salter, 2008 
(C15) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

French Winawer Poisoned P (C18) 0-1Counterattack threatens mate
E Mortensen vs L Karlsson, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Nxh7+ deflection
M Bier vs S Ricardo-Rocamora, 1876 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Incredible sacs into Philidor's Legacy
F Young vs L Dore, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0Blast the h-file open
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Blackburne vs J O'Hanlon, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25)1-0 2 K walks
Taubenhaus vs J C Halpern, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Castling mishap
H Johnsohn vs S Herland, 1907 
(C27) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. 3Knts (C28) 1-0 W has 2 minors for 4Ps
J Walker vs A Smith, 1884
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var(C29) 0-1 Early Ps eat Ns
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1876  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Vari (C29) 1-0 Pin to win
Spielmann vs Levenfish, 1911 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

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

KGD. Falkbeer Countrgambit. Accepted (C31) 1-0Remove the Guard
B Wall vs L Kilpatric, 1990 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Some scholastic coaches tell students to always play until #.
K Popova vs Kasinova, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 0-1 Exposed King
Lasker vs J W te Kolste, 1908 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Counterpin boomerrangs
Capablanca vs A H Beckman, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Fischer finishes off "Greenblatt" with a truly unusual mate
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Tumbleweed (C33) 1-0What can be said?
D Rigby vs J Moylan, 1976 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Q & Dbl Kt. Sac
F Burden vs NN, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Black Q must surrender to stop #
J Cazenove vs NN, 1819 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Becker Defense (C34) 0-1 Good vs Bad Bishop
J Mayer vs P Poschel, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 0-1 More than one path
W M Byland vs Larry Evans, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

To accept the Muzio Gambit was a piece of chivalry
Morphy vs Alfred Jones, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Double Muzio Gambit won by 1900 against 2500 IM
Soren Jensen vs F Urkedal, 2013 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 0-1 Uncastled P grabs
L Waldstein vs Zukertort, 1864 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 0-1 kNights bite
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 N forks 3 w/# threat QxR
I Makogonov vs A Zorin, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 1-0 Control
S Sulskis vs T Michalczak, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 1-0 Resembles Jerome Gambit
J McCord vs J Penquite, 1949
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Variation (C45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate in 2
R C Lemon vs M Plum, 1982 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Horwitz Attack 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Interference
J Minchin vs J Coker, 1875  
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1-0 Sting like Wesley
W So vs Li Chao, 2006 
(C47) Four Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Sweet B&Q sac, 2Ns DELIVER
NN vs Blackburne, 1871  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Evans G. Mortimer-Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Back ranker far end!
G Janny vs I Gudju, 1920 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 0-1 Back rank threat
Pinkus vs Marshall, 1926 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Seize open lines
Blackburne vs A Steinkuehler, 1862  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Paulsen Variation (C51) 1-0 Spearhead on long dia
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1880 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Blackburne vs Mr. L, 1886  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Q grabs P, gets trapped
Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 P wedge on 6th
Chigorin vs V Manko, 1901 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0Diagonal & f-file attack
Chigorin vs A F Weber, 1898 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 The K was a defender
F A Hipp vs R Lichtenscheidt, 1862 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 Dbl R & Q sac!!
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Ng7?! fails
B Carlier vs R Burton, 1987 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Defense (C60) 0-1 Makes no sense
A Fernandez vs P Venables, 1995 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 0-1

Knight attack on kingside, with every escape for Black covered
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical, Central Var (C64) 1-0...d5 blunder, f7 crush
Smyslov vs G Barcza, 1952 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical, Zukertort Gambit (C64) 1-0 VT was 11 yrs old
Topalov vs D Marholev, 1986 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Taken either way
Zsofia Polgar vs Smyslov, 2001 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Two dandy sacrifices many would not consider
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1901 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' Pole catch
K Haznedaroglu vs J Isaev, 2010 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Norwegian Var (C70) 0-1 Q+ removes K guard
A Matanovic vs J H Donner, 1965 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0 Open e-file, uncastled K
Carlsen vs E Blomqvist, 2001 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Simul Tour (1964) Spanish Game: Morphy Def(C78) 1-0 Bxh6 attack
Fischer vs E Travis, 1964 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Greek gift declined, K walk
M Vallet vs J Lebon, 2001 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs V Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed (C88) 1-0 Nxf7 opened the door for more
Ramesh vs G B Joshi, 2000 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer G. Von Popiel G. (D00) 0-1 He left her hangin'
D Goldenberg vs Miles, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

BDG. Ziegler Def 5...c6 (D00) 1-0 White sacs P, R and N!
A L McAuley vs A Montalvan, 1865 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Pesky N pair
E J Diemer vs Turray, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Colle 5c3 System (D00) 0-1 Infiltrate weak light squares
E Raclauskiene vs C Roodzant, 1939 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Colle System (D04) 1-0White's Q wins the showdown
G Koshnitsky vs Purdy, 1932 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Colle 5c3 Koltanowski Systm (D04) 0-1Spearhead on long diagonal
M Bain vs H Burdge, 1939 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Colle Zukertort, Susan Polgar DVD, Ch. 2L: R on 7th w/2 threats
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Thi Thanh Huong Mai, 1990 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 0-1 N sac on f2, Black feeding frenzy
A Thorarensen vs M Langer, 2014 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Colle Zuke / Stonewall-ish (D05) 1-0 Surprising checkmate
Yusupov vs L Adasiak, 2005 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Var Bf5 Line (D09) 0-1R sac
R Lindroos vs O Sorakunnas, 1965 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 21 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Too Pawn happy
Mamedyarov vs A Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Alapin Variation (D16) 0-1 Pseudo Epaulettes Mate
Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

This game is annotated in Chess Today #2802
A David vs Rozentalis, 2008 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 0-1 Black castles, brings it!
Foguelman vs Bronstein, 1964 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

Don't (immediately) take material just because you can
Leitao vs Baburin, 1998 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Rob the pin
Tal vs Sveshnikov, 1988 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def (D37) 0-1 Q Trap
Kramnik vs E Ubilava, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Ragozin Def. Vienna (D39) 1-0 Same Q sac, different verse
Rautenberg vs C Toerber, 1947
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Vienna (D39) 1-0 The N stirs fright
Kupchik vs E Tennenwurzel, 1913 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury (D41) 1-0 Q sac > Boden's Mate
Julio Bolbochan vs Pachman, 1956 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik (D44) 0-1 Bravo! 12 yr old simul win!
Kholmov vs Tal, 1949 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 f2 falls
K Burger vs Kaidanov, 1993
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1876, p. 240
E Delmar vs F Roser, 1876  
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 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

QGD Neo-Orthodox Var (D54) 1-0 Profound Q deflection offer
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Exchange (D71)0-1 P thrusts and loose Ns
Carlsen vs A Giri, 2011 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 22 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical Variation (D86) 0-1 Mini
L Olsson vs Carlsen, 2003 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 22 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Russian Var. Szabo (Boleslavsky) (D97) 1-0 f6
Reshevsky vs R Ault, 1959 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 21 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 Variation (E07) 1-0 2 hanging units
Botvinnik vs Lasker, 1936 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def. Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1 Stupendous Zwischenzug!
Ivanchuk vs Nisipeanu, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch (E20) 1-0 21.Qh4
Khenkin vs T Jugelt, 2011
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1Discovery+
C Sammelius vs A J van den Hoek, 1942  
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 Jackpot!
A Haik vs Skembris, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch. Keres Var (E25) 0-1 Q predicament
O Kobo vs Ju Wenjun, 2017 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 22 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

KID Fianchetto. Kavalek Def (E62) 0-1 Pawn giveaway
A Galliamova vs A J Mestel, 1993
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 22 moves, 0-1

KID. Makagonov (E71) 0-1White shuffles developed pieces, no O-O
A Chernin vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 22 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

KGA MacLeod Defense (C34) 1-0 Textbook development, easy attack
L Schmid vs H Hoffmann, 1943 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Both castle long
Bronstein vs S Wood, 1975 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Mayet Gambit (C38) 1-0 Blindfold Simul; notes by JHB
Blackburne vs N Fedden, 1871 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit Urusov Attack (C39) 1-0 K walk
S Urusov vs Bihn, 1851 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 7.Bxf7+ keeps Black K in center
Wang Hao vs A Giri, 2013 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Max Weiss vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense/Spanish (C41) 1-0 Dbl Doubled c-pawns
Fischer vs E Longcobe, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Attk (C43) 1-0 Complex Reti #
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C44) 1-0 Bxh7+ is 1st of 3 sac offers
E Grobe vs A Johnsson, 1986 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Göring Gambit. Bardeleben Var(C44) 1-0 4 isolated pawns
J Penrose vs Butcher, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Vivian Smith vs Rodney Xiang Rei Li, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Def (C45) 1-0 Bh6 sac refused
Z Vukovic vs Mozetic, 1991 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 Decoy Q sac allows NxB+ fork
Navara vs Z Ruzicka, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Delayed Fried Liver Attack (C50) 1-0 Dovetail #
P Vasic vs D Ristovski, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 Unpin
C Garcia Fernandez vs G Yanez Acin, 2001
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 1/2-1/2 Symmetrical
A Dounia vs Geller, 1980 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Pins crush
Carlsen vs O Dannevig, 2004 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Bayreuth Var (C77) 0-1 Bayonet charge!
H Karner vs A Bandza, 1985 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch 4...Qh4 Modern Def (C45) 1-0 White enters back door
Hjartarson vs P Moulin, 1994
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 K walk
Von Der Lasa vs Mayet, 1839 
(C57) Two Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

KID. Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 Two ways to mate!!
D Pacheco vs J Ye, 1989
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Drubbing by a kid!
J Costa vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 22 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch 2...d5 Scandi. Bogoljubow Var. Nimzowitsch G (B00)
Kudrin vs E Formanek, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 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

Spanish Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63) 0-1 Two problems
Shirov vs Shabalov, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63)0-1 W charge thwarted
R Enjuto vs J Gomez Trigo, 2002 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Möhring Var (C63) 0-1 Q sac for passer
Smyslov vs Bronstein, 1962 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 22 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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Sac attack!
J Raoux vs J Du Mont, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense vs 5.d3 Italian (C41) 0-1 Pin, Bishop forks
C Lutz vs Bacrot, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

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