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Black victories in the double king pawn open games.

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Morphy blunders into a mate - a rare occasion indeed!
Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 4 mover
N Tchinenoff vs R Maillard, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 0-1 Scholar's Mate
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

Beautiful Skewer, Bxf2+ Decoy, NxN+ removes guard, Q falls!
H McMahon vs Marshall, 1897 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 moves, 0-1

Always Ask "Can I be put in check AFTER castling?"
J Aulin-Jansson vs E Lie, 2006 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

Italian, Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1Don't grab that pawn!
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

Italian, Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 Running won't help
Kozelek vs Holzmann, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 0-1 Typical Q+ & fork LPDO B
M Duppel vs P Rouzaud, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 8 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C23) 0-1 Decoy sac, Royal fork
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 8 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Q trap
E Dekker vs J L Switzar, 1874 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 0-1 Fiction!?
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1911 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit/Cntr Cntr 3...Qxd5 (C40) 0-1Qs thrust on e-file
Abrikossowoski vs Parkow, 1938 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Urusov Gambit (C42) Turn the tables; hunter becomes the hunted
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Alapin-Blackburne G (C41) 0-1Dangerous dbl attack
Szigethy vs L Deak, 1988 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Q sac, Dbl B attack
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical(C30) 0-1Multiple ways to mate
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45)0-1 B slaps Q in front of everyone
R Meulders vs R Schuermans, 1978 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1 Penetration Q+ & N+
L O Hesse vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Steinitz Var (C45) 0-1 Remove the guard
Prugel vs E Dyckhoff, 1899 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1More to Discover
E Busvine vs J Birnberg, 1924 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 0-1 Q+ & fork B
J H Lohr vs Euwe, 1923 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schleimann Def. Jaenisch G. Acptd (C40) 0-1 Old KY Like
Schlezer vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Var (C40) 0-1 She can't do it by herself
NN vs Bronstein, 1954 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Minors chase K, trap Q
P Larsson vs Englund, 1942 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1Pin & pawn roller
G Teitz vs B Wall, 1984 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1!
NN vs Lasker, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Greco Variation (C40) 0-1 Dovetail Mate
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1Brilliant B decoy sac arranges dbl+
Mackenzie vs F Hollins, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian (C50) 0-1 Typical attack, FIRST SMOTHERED MATE
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation (C41) 0-1 Dbl Rook Sac
O Bernstein vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 Chopped on diagonals
Coles vs C Ashmore, 1978
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Q sac, Knights smack!
Lewis vs E L Dayton, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C50) 0-1 "Old Kentucky"
NN vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q Decoy
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Game, Classical (C53) 0-1 A Reinfeld # puzzle
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1Fishing pole into Legall's #
Fucini vs Olivari, 1895 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Striking simplicity or a monumental blunder?!
K Grigorian vs Dzindzichashvili, 1969 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Nxf7 blunder
J Berkvens vs V Mikhalevski, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 0-1 Impressive
W Kornfeld vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

A pawn storm and a mighty pin come through w/out the queen
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo d3, Bg5 (C50) 0-1 Black rolls Kside
F W Grabill vs D H Mugridge, 1922 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

NEVER assume that there is no "Zwischenzug mit Mittelschmerz".
G Elliott vs D Mitchell, 1951 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Develop All, clear the file!
B Tagirov vs Janosevic, 1953 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 SuperNezh shows his stuff
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Mayet G (C38) 0-1 Simple Yet Beautiful
Mayet vs Hirschfeld, 1861 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Classical. Central Var (C64) 0-1 Deflection
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1859 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Dbl Rook sacs, Dbl Minors sacs!!!
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
NN vs E J Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 0-1Oldie but GOODIE
NN vs D Ponziani, 1769 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

Scotch G. Anderssen Attack (C56) 0-1 White overplays his hand
Reti vs Lasker, 1908 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Shirov uses the Wilkes-Barre (Traxler) ... and DEVASTATES!!!
I Efimov vs Shirov, 1991 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1 Mate in 4
N Karaklajic vs G Pfeiffer, 1957 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

2 Kts Traxler Counterattack Bishop sac (C57) 0-1 3 piece mate
L Larsson vs C Erlandsson, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attk (C51) 0-1 N&Q sac opens h-file Greco#
NN vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA B's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Anderssen was deadly from distance!!
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk Poisoned Pawn (C40) NN had a chance!
NN vs Greco, 1590 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Good one, yes siree!
V Vorotnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1977 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
Schaaf vs Hartlaub, 1907 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

White nabs overworked pawn, Black offers Q sac to expose pin
M Kloss vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit Accepted (C38)0-1 JHB simply the best g-file opener
B Burt vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Another Dbl R sac
Blackburne vs Burn, 1868 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit- 0-1, 17 moves, Q sac
Edelman vs I Mazel, 1928 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

"I never knew such a game was possible" - Tigran Petrosian
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver (C57) 0-1 Black takes over
H Brehmer vs F Menz, 1999 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Q sac, N fork
A Harju vs M Liimatta, 1987 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindfold; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Notes by JHB; Q batteries
J G Colbourne vs Blackburne, 1892  
(C22) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: 2 Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed Variation (C84) 0-1 Pick on back rank defenders
M Radojcic vs P Trifunovic, 1947 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 17 moves, 0-1

Latvian G. /Giuoco Pianissimo. Lucchini Gambit(C50) 0-1 P mate
M General vs Dubois, 1850 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 0-1 3 minors mate king w/aid of Q & R sacs
NN vs W Curran, 1876 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: (C46) 0-1 Double Rook Sacs in 24 moves
J M de Oliveira Gomes vs J G Caetano Netto, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

1e4 e5 Dresden Opening(C44) 0-1Reinfeld Semi-smothered # puzzle
C H Capon vs J O H Taylor, 1873 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Old Greco G. (C53) 0-1Compare to Guila vs Gioacchino Pecci 1875
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1845 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Vienna G. Steinitz G. Fraser-Minckwitz Def (C25) 0-1 Qs Battle
Steinitz vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

2 Kts Polerio Def 5...Na5 Kieseritsky (C58) 0-1 Clearance sac
Shvidenko vs Levertov, 1963 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

KG Panteldakis CG. Greco Var (C30) 0-1 Unusual start and finish
NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Sac destroys a defender
S F Smith vs Koltanowski, 1927 
(C22) Center Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57
B Mikyska vs Traxler, 1896 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

A wonderfully entertaining game
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian: Classical. Greco Gambit (C53) 0-1 White castled into
Guila vs G Pecci, 1875 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

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

Four Knights Game: Italian(C50) 0-1Go straight for the throat!
C Lolli vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1755 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 Spearhead, R sac deflection
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice, P mate
A Lasker vs Ed. Lasker, 1909 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Flames~
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Four Knights, Italian fork trick (C55) 0-1 0-0-0 and Bxa2 snare
L Forgacs vs H Caro, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Petrov's Immortal (and its a grand one!)
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Blackburne defends the Scotch Gambit, opens g-file, wins in 20!
Harper vs Blackburne, 1868  
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lewis Gambit (C23) 0-1 Deflection Sacrifice
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1841 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA Fischer Def. (C34) 0-1Spearhead; Black's Q reaches 1st rank
P Goldberg vs W Loeffler, 1966 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Fire on the g-file!
Boucek vs Duras, 1902 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Nowhere to run
S Slonim vs Riumin, 1932 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 0-1

The open f-file is a decisive highway for Black
F Bernsdorfer vs W Hasenfuss, 1937 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C50) 0-1 AKA The"Kentucky Opening"
A Jerome vs W Shinkman, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

The tournament book ends with 20.Qe2 Qxh1 White resigns.
James Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 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

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

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

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

Black gets up off the canvas to deck White!
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 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

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

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

Joseph Henry Blackburne (1841-1924) The Black Death
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Three Knights /Scotch (C46) 0-1Crossfire b-file & long diagonal
V Liublinsky vs Simagin, 1939 
(C46) Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Black doubles on 2nd rank w/Q, arranges discovered #
H Kloss vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG Charousek Gambit Morphy Def (C31) 1-0 Center surge
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

This Alexander plays like Alekhine.
A Alexander vs O Cordel, 1870 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

White opens the h-file for Black's mating attack
K Dietrich vs J Hempel, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

What did Black gain with 21...Ra1+ sac? A game winning tempo!
W A T Schelfhout vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Traditional (C38) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Heavy pieces hone in
F K Esling vs J Wisker, 1880 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish vs Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Black targets g2 and the Q
Hracek vs Kramnik, 2002 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ML (C50) 0-1 Kside attack
Shaked vs Kaidanov, 1993 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 Weak back rank
A Silver vs A Wahono, 2006 
(C59) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Waller Attack (C52) 0-1 Early Anastasia's Mate
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 kNight fork comin' up
L Kaushansky vs Kaidanov, 1992 
(C26) Vienna, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 0-1 Dbl on the 2nd
Shumov vs Kolisch, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Brazen: A classic Q sac, then a N sac followed by a pawn mate
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23)  0-1 Kside crusher
Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese CG (C23) 0-1 White Q attacks alone
Otto vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Ponziani, Spanish. Harrwitz Attack Nikitin G. (C44)0-1 WS notes
N MacLeod vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

1.P-K4 Napoleon Attack (C20) 0-1 Don't try for Scholar's Mate
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Sudden end
Albin vs O Bernstein, 1904 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bishop Check line (C58) 0-1 Pins
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 0-1 Surprising K walk
Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

White must reconsider his exchanges
A Hariman vs P Mary, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening, Berlin Defense (C24) 0-1 f3 as a landing pad
R Willmoth vs B Lalic, 2001 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Ruy Lopez Steinitz Def (C62) 0-1 Who takes the rook?
Kupreichik vs Dzindzichashvili, 1968 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Max use of half-open file
P Mertens vs E Eichhorn, 1968 
(C22) Center Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver (C57) 0-1 6...Na5 White K walk
V Rodrigues vs N Laakian, 1994 
(C57) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley, Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 Enjoyable plot
W Posch vs G Schroll, 1999 
(C26) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 0-1 Kside counter attack
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 47 in Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the Chess Masters/FR
T van Scheltinga vs Euwe, 1946 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1 K walk
Gunsberg vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

W fianchetto backfires; exchanges allow B to rob the pin
Dubois vs G De Koucheleff, 1880
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Spanish, 4 Knights Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Keep file closed!
Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal Var (C50) 0-1 Pawn lever power, R lift
A Zemouli vs A Rizouk, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

20...Rxg2+!! starts one of the best combinations ever played
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

"Oldrich Duras" Sounds of a wise old warrior of medieval epic
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

Stunning 17...QxBf3 later occupied by blocking bishop
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 1/2-1/2 Central action
N Jauk vs N Laakian, 1994
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit (C53) 0-1Rob the back rank def
G Hammond vs Morphy, 1857 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 0-1

Annotated by Steinitz: "Mr Gossip deserves the highest praise"
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Swallow's Tail #
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 0-1 Going nowhere fast
E Rousseau vs C Stanley, 1845 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Philidor CounterG. Zukertort Var (C41) 0-1 17...Rxf2!! Line cl
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA Lolli Gambit (C37) 0-1 Q+ & fork has determined many a game
N Lelen vs K Marzec, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 0-1

The "Immortal Zwichenzug Game" (Chernev)
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Double Spanish (C49) 0-1 Rxg2 Sac
R D Gillon-Ferguson vs Euwe, 1921 
(C49) Four Knights, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Raking Bs, Greco #
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30)0-1 Q sac to royal fork
Steinitz vs Pillsbury, 1892 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 A bit on the hairy side
H Wolf vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio, Wild Muzio G. (C37) 0-1 There's a rat in the kitchen
NN vs J H Sarratt, 1810 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 0-1 2 hogs on the 2nd
A Schwarz vs Zukertort, 1882
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Q sac, Greco's Mate
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo c3, d3 (C53) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy w/B assist
J M Hanham vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 0-1All 8 Ps remain
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4Knights (C50) 0-1 Q sac falls short
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 g-file battle to Arabian #
A C Vazquez vs Blackburne, 1891  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def(C24) 0-1Sac, pin, discover+, #
Andrew Smith vs Philidor, 1790 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Caro Gambit (C44) 0-1Black extends initiative
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1 Attack on f2
A Zapata vs Gulko, 1987
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Italian Game Variation (C50) 0-1 Battery on g-file despite pin
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1Blocked restriction
Chigorin vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 K walk
Chigorin vs Burille, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Timmerman's Evergreen in the Frank-Drac.
O Ekebjaerg vs G Timmerman, 1991 
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Ravaging Rs
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fritz Var 5.Nd4 (C57) 0-1 Swallow's Tail Mate
N Ninov vs I Cheparinov, 2005 
(C57) Two Knights, 37 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 Unpin Q sac, anything but quiet!
L Vajda vs Sutovsky, 2006 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 118-119
S Rosenthal vs Steinitz, 1873 
(C46) Three Knights, 38 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack. Polerio-Svedenborg Var (C40) 0-1!
Cabrol vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 0-1Sham R sac
R Gorski vs Arjen Pragt, 2000 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Ulvestad Var (C57) 0-1 Correspondence gem
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bogoljubow (C58) 0-1 Dbl Dbld Ps
Kaidanov vs Onischuk, 2008 
(C58) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

"Don't Shoot the Piano Player"; The White Q is lost w/a check!
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Black's K walks over to safety
Chigorin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 8: Chess Fundamentals (Capablanca)
J Mieses vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 0-1 Temp N sac for passer
Fischer vs Kholmov, 1965 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 46 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 0-1 PK wins his last Latvian G
Vassaguron vs Keres, 1972 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

The only GM to beat Deep Fritz with Black.
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack Var (C22) 0-1 Pinned to pieces
W Paulsen vs Gunsberg, 1883 
(C22) Center Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1Overworked
A Frhat vs Aronian, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Outside passer
Judit Polgar vs Darcy Lima, 1989 
(C26) Vienna, 51 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Ulvestad 5...b5 (C57) 0-1 Party on 2nd rank
Naiditsch vs Carlsen, 2006 
(C57) Two Knights, 54 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 0-1 Hogtied
Rauzer vs F Bohatirchuk, 1934 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0? DRAWN POSITION
Rubinstein vs Weingarten / Silberschatz, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 1-0 Sizzlin'
Niesche vs G Fahnenschmidt, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 G-file battle
Morozevich vs A Graf, 1994 
(C59) Two Knights, 59 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1Reinfeld # puzzle
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 TWO Ns on the 3rd rank!!
G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

Alapin Opening 1.e4 e5 2.Ne2?! (C20) 0-1 Legall's Mate
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Gunderam Gambit (C40) 0-1 Open Game pseudo-Englund Gambit
Rasmussen vs Strong, 1956 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 0-1 Discovery
J Robertson vs Blackburne, 1867 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Beverwijk 6.Nxf7 (C65) 0-1Non-stop action!
A Kuznetsov vs Spassky, 1960 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 0-1 Bxf2+
Oral vs R Manafi, 1992
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1Exchange Sac for Boden's Check...
U Kavcic vs Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Castlemate by two unknowns
NN vs Eric, 2017 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Fabulous Black sac attack!!
NN vs L Lowy, 1905 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 0-1 Horsepower ! !
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 0-1 Remove the Defender!!
Janos Armin Vesz vs Recsi, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

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