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QThee Queen is Meaner Volume Three!?!
Compiled by fredthebear
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She stirs up all kinds of trouble.

Thank you Prashla.


Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Watch your backdoor!
A Vihmand vs H Haavamae, 2012 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Bam! Bam! Bam! A 15 move mating net!
Charousek vs Englander, 1894 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Lindehn vs Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 1-0Pin, Q sac opens h-file R#
L'Hermet vs Hagemann, 1888 
(C22) Center Game, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0 Sacs+ K, discover Q
Tiviakov vs T Roussel-Roozmon, 2009 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Draw - An All-Time Classic
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

16 move mate: King goes for a walk in the Frankenstein-Dracula
E E Book vs A Hiidenheimo, 1925 
(C27) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Like a saloon brawl with guys breaking chairs over each other's
Schlechter vs Herzfeld, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1 Q deflection sac
NN vs L Lowy, 1905 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 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

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Morphy's Mate
Owen vs Burn, 1887 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy strikes again!
Koltanowski vs J Salazar, 1940 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Na4 traps Q
Brahn vs Rugamer, 1987 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Legall's Mate on Qside
Berliner vs A Rott, 1956 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 0-1 White Q ate the b-pawn & rook
F Schubert vs L Tipary, 1938 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 P grabbing traps Q
Alekhine vs A B Ward, 1933 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line(D08) 0-1 Bxf2+ gains QxQd1
NN vs R Vassilev, 2009 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

An Opera of Sacrifices w/notes in Italian
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 0-1 Q Intermezzo
S Vesselovsky vs D Kudischewitsch, 1969 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 13 moves, 0-1

QGD (D30) 1-0 Qc6 trapped
B Wall vs Hodge, 1973 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD / Dbl Fio (D30) 1-0 Rc7! shocker helps clear the diagonal
S Kuemin vs R Staechelin, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Both sides assault the c-pawn
N I Grekov vs N Grigoriev, 1919 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights Variation (D32) 1-0 Queen trap
Burn vs Spielmann, 1906 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

The greatest draw ever made??? (Soltis thinks so.)
Tal vs Aronin, 1957 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def (D37) 1-0 g-file battery
Vaganian vs G Forintos, 1975 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Sweet trapped rook
M Galyas vs J Boguszlavszkij, 2001 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) 0-1 Relocate Q!
J Oms Pallisse vs O Korneev, 2001
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45) 1-0Bully Deflect
M Krasenkow vs Sveshnikov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 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

Semi-Slav Meran QGD with FOUR Queens on Baord
L Pliester vs Dreev, 1989 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade Var Larsen Var (D47) 0-1Reposition Q
M Ezat vs O Korneev, 2003 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD Modern. Knight Def (D52) 1-0 Q sac for Blind Swine
Swiderski vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern Variation (D53) 1-0 Pawn makes big contribution
Marshall vs G Marco, 1900 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern (Lasker) Variation (D55) 0-1Philidor's Legacy set-up
M Lowcki vs Przepiorka, 1911 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange (D75) 0-1 Two N discoveries
S Hamann vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1962 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 18 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange (D76) 0-1 Back rank pin
Leitao vs Caruana, 2010 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 24 moves, 0-1

25 ... Be6-c8! and the White a6-queen has NO RETREAT!
Kharlov vs M Krasenkow, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 25 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0Central agression pays!
L E Johannessen vs Nakamura, 2002 
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. 3 Knights. Burille Var (D94)1-0 R+ Removes Guard
Gligoric vs Uhlmann, 1959 
(D94) Grunfeld, 23 moves, 1-0

Wow!! One of the best games of the late English GM Tony Miles
S Atalik vs Miles, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Chess variants, Q odds (000) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle
Tarrasch vs Schroder, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Blackburne's Trap is a Legall's Mate
Blackburne vs NN, 1885  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

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

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

K's Gambit: Declined. Norwalde 2...Qf6 (C30) 1-0 Sense of humor
J Sanchez Almeyra vs B Lugo, 1992 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Blindfold Simul! PM sacs to pin the Q, and more pins follow!
Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Bb5 (C30) 1-0 Unpin, sitting Q sac for a mating net
Lasker vs NN, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Capablanca gives up queen for dbl check and mate next
Capablanca vs T A Carter, 1909 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Variation (C30) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle mate in 3
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

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

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

K's Gambit: Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Fireworks
NN vs Teichmann, 1890 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Immortal Game, one of the nicest minor piece mates of all time
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 A special gift of God!!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 If QxR, then N + forks royalty
F Crowl vs Purdy, 1936 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Spearhead, Q sac
U Kavcic vs R Tavcar, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
W Rudolf vs NN, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Surprising Q combo
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37)1-0 Sac Minors, Discovered+, QxQ etc
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Minor sacs, Discovery!
Pettersson vs Nielsen, 1985 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0Decisive battery f-file
Morphy vs NN, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

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

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Q sacrifice, Pawn mate
S Mlotkowski vs Deacon, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Atta boy Atwood!!
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1798 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Gain time, Remove the Guard
V Castaldi vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 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

Philidor: Lopez CG (C41) 1-0 Spurious but gorgeous miniature
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Damiano, Kholmov Gambit (C42) 1-0 More copycat
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Tremendous defense; Staircase Q
M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Morphy's 16 ... Nb4-d3+!! is an incredible tactical thunderbolt
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Nice queen deflection sacrifice to open up the mating square
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Single Piece Mate in One
Staunton vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Q+ interposes to Q+
Hoang Thong Tu vs Y Chan, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 1-0 R Deflection Sac
Lasker vs Von Scheve, 1890 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Q sac miniature
G Chandler vs E Gilliand, 1981 
(C46) Three Knights, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 h-file attack
Z Belsitzmann vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(C48) Four Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

4Ns Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Q pinned to the mate square
Shumov vs Winawer, 1875 
(C48) Four Knights, 34 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

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1-0Knight Stalkers
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1920 
(C48) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game vs Pseudo Philidor's Def (C50) 1-0 Legall's Mate
F Knauer vs H Boehm, 1995 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Pin, Discovered Double Check, Ng6#
J Watkinson vs NN, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 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

Giuoco Pianissimo sac attack! (C50) 0-1 Dubois-Steinitz 1862
T Helin vs J Kiltti, 1996 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

11...Qh1+! is a decoy which sets up a double check and mate
Schwartz vs Hartlaub, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

A beautiful finish found in Reinfeld checkmate books
H Clemenz vs Eisenschmidt, 1890 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's Mate Before Pillsbury
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 12: World's Great Chess Games (Fine)
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Rare pin along White's third row by Black
Morozevich vs Adams, 2001 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense Main Line (C52) 1-0 Discovery
Blackburne vs NN, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0Deflect the defender
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C52) 1-0 A pair of pins
Morphy vs J Laroche, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Blindfolded
S Rosenthal vs Allies, 1887 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 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

Principles of Chess Strategy CD by Aleksey Bartashnikov
Leonhardt vs Burn, 1911 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical, Atypical (C53) 1-0 Terrific manuevering
Euwe vs A van Foreest, 1921 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 Temporary Q sac
Euwe vs J O'Hanlon, 1919 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 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

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Rubinstein vs G G Bartoszkiewicz, 1897 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 A pin and a super e- pawn picnic
Andrews vs F G Janssens, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

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

This looked like a game of "Give Away" chess
I Gudju vs Bogdanovsky, 1927 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack / Max Lange (C56) 1-0 Q dual
Teichmann vs Allies, 1902 
(C56) Two Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Sparkling Sac Finish
W Pollock vs Allies, 1893 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladamir Vukovic, p. 83
O Field vs O Tenner, 1923 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Q sac into discovered+
Wei Yi vs Navara, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 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

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Greek gift
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

G58 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Dr. Tartakower & Du Mont
Przepiorka vs Reti, 1911 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def(C71) 1-0 Q sacs, R 7th
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1895 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 32 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, Marshall Attack. Original (C89) 1-0 Capa played 16.Re2
S Sery vs Z Vecsey, 1921 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Impressive pawn majority will promote
S Boden vs Owen, 1858 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Nxf7 sac leads to Philidor's Legacy
Burn vs Owen, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Keene Variation (B00) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Motylev vs Glek, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 The Ng5 Sac Attack
Alekhine vs V Rozanov, 1908 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Mieses Var 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 1-0Nd5 discovery, Nxc7+
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5/Nc6 (B01) 1/2-1/2 Qk draw by repetition
Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1909  
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

#5 in Lombardy's "Modern Chess Opening Traps"
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Normal? (B02) 1-0 Which Q wins? Dbl R sac
Shirov vs B Dagenais, 2012 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 Morphy's Concealed # coming
De Oliveira / Kiss vs Reti / L Vianna, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

A nice smothered mate at the end between two young stars!
Grischuk vs Ponomariov, 2000 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Tries to exchange Qs
Tal vs Larsen, 1965 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Main Line (B05) 0-1 Tactics prevail
N Kalinin vs I Kovalenko, 2013 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 40 moves, 0-1

Czech Def (B06) 1-0 Nxf7 starts a rumble about the countryside
Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Runaway pawns inflict damage
Korchnoi vs Pirc, 1957 
(B07) Pirc, 55 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 Torch f7
C Diebert vs J Readey, 1985 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Opposite color Bs EG
R Hess vs K Odeh, 2009 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 48 moves, 1-0

The author of the book "White to Play and Win"
W Adams vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 PHOTO
Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Qs in action!
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1879 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q BOOM!
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Smyslov Var (B17) 1-0 Hammer the 6th
B Perenyi vs L Eperjesi, 1974 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

"Turkish Delight". Best game of the Chess Olympiad 2012
S Milliet vs V Gunina, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 59 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Czech Point
Hort vs Chandler, 1982 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical (A96) 1-0 Immune Q; zugwang ending
Botvinnik vs Kan, 1931 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Advance (B00) 0-1 Demolition
Elene Tsotsonava vs Annapoorni Meiyappan, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Two interesting famous men: Rousseau mates Hume with noble N
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Anastasia's #
Lasker vs Fortuijn, 1908 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Q sac for discovered attk
J Perlis vs J Mieses, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense Normal (B02) 1-0 Miniature: Checkmate w/a pawn
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1-0 Misplaced K; pile on the pin
E Steiner vs Colle, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Nunn's Chess Openings prefers 9. dxc5 ♘6d7 10. e6 fxe6 11.
W Adams vs NN, 1950 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Game 31 in Epic Battles of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def, Modern, Main Line (B05) 1-0 Q Sac Promotion
Zsofia Polgar vs Palatnik, 1989 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 53 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
F Mora vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def. 150 Sveshnikov-Jansa Attack (B07) 1-0 She's a looker
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2004 
(B07) Pirc, 43 moves, 1-0

Pirc Austrian Attack. Weiss Var(B09)1-0 Well played by Spassky
Spassky vs Kavalek, 1977 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Philidor / Pirc Defense (B09) 0-1 Central roller
G Mammadzada vs I Furtado, 2007 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

"Four Queens"- one of only 2 games between Fisher and Petrosian
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Tal Variation (B12)1-0 No ordinary game
V Okhotnik vs V Berezhnoi, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance (B12) 1-0 Tactical promotion
Rublevsky vs I Hera, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Modern Variation (B12) 1-0 Greek gift battle
I-Chen Chen vs R Khimulu, 2012
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Def Czerniak Line (B13) 1-0Q sac, Dbl+
M D Tseitlin vs E Dizdarevic, 1999 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 Doppelganger
Koltanowski vs NN, 1931 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Main Line (B15) 1-0 Super sacrificial finish!!
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation (B17) 1-0 Consecutive N checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00)1-0 Q&N work well together
V Sanduleac vs C Paun, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Owen / French Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00) 0-1 2Q vs 1Q
Chigorin vs Blackburne, 1898 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Impressive use of entire army!
Mateo Plaza Reino vs Xander Leibert, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense (C00) 1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Sitting Q sacrifice to allow back rank pin and discovery #
Jansa vs Huebner, 1969 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

French, King's Indian Attack (C00) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
Shirov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

French, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 0-1 Q trap in 15 moves
Sperling vs E J Diemer, 1955 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 First cut-off the king
Nimzowitsch vs G Fluss, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 Deflection
C Andersson vs F McCluskey, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 11 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1-0 Sham Q sac; two Ns on 6th
Tkachiev vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
J Mullon vs H Daurelle, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 1-0 2 hanging pieces
H van Steenis vs T Wechsler, 1947 
(C01) French, Exchange, 7 moves, 1-0

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Copycat first 8 moves wins in 19.
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Tactical play on queenside
R Schreiner vs Hertneck, 1990
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Snare the wayward White Q
M Labra Carreno vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch (C03) 1-0 Both give up Qs; Black wants passer
G Lane vs Short, 2004 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Guimard Def ML (C04) 1-0Excellent N&Q manuevers
Chiburdanidze vs T Zatulovskaya, 1976 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 40 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def. ML (C04) 0-1Offer Q sac promote
Ermenkov vs V Kovacevic, 1990 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 39 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05)1-0 Q sac to Lawnmower#
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 White sacs 2 Qs for material
T Rendle vs G Suez-Panama, 2008 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1-0

Ofstad's Immortal - Dbl N sacs the way to Boden's Mate in 2
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Q decoy sac
Xie Jun vs Short, 2002 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 53 moves, 1-0

Victor Henkin's "1000 Checkmate Combinations."
Tal vs S Holm Petersen, 1970 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Normal 3...h6?! (C10) 0-1 Control the center
F Decoster vs A Sumets, 2013 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 0-1

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

13 ... Qd8-a5+! tempo to play 14 ... Qa5-f5 defending h7-square
P Charbonneau vs H A Hussein Al-Ali, 2008 
(C10) French, 13 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) Smothered Mate
B Koester vs R Gralla, 1971 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 0-1

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Bd7-Bc6 (C10) 1-0 Fine Arabian #!
Karpov vs Mihajlo Stojanovic, 2007 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz (C11) 1/2-1/2 Q sac, return the Q
Kramnik vs R Buhmann, 2016 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Nab pawn grabbing Q
B Wall vs N Barsalou, 1980 
(C11) French, 8 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11)1-0 Q sac, Anastasia's #
Nunn vs Sutton, 1984 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Burn. Morozevich (C11) 1/2-Sacs to stalemate
Anand vs Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Veresov to French McCutcheon, Wolf Gambit (C12) 0-1R sac, Q sac
G Sagalchik vs Nakamura, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 0-1

French McCutcheon. Dr. Olland (Dutch) Var (C12) 1-0Remove the G
J Gallagher vs A Compton, 2014 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 30 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

Game 74: Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien
Blackburne vs Tarrasch, 1885  
(C13) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1880, p. 346; Gueridon Mate in 2
J De Soyres vs A Skipworth, 1880  
(C13) French, 20 moves, 1-0

‘My Most Exciting Game’, p.280-281 of 'CHESS', 14 April 1939
J Mieses vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C13) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 kNight bite
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2012 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Smashing Arabian #
Lasker vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Fingerslip Variation (C15) 1-0 Q trap
E Schiller vs B Smythe, 1985 
(C15) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Semi-Smothered Mate
Alekhine vs Lista, 1933 
(C15) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1 A Plan Inc.
R Bogdanovic vs A Planinc, 1965 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned P (C18) 0-1 Heavy handed punches hurt!
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1958 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 0-1

Cruelly portraying the Winawer unsound with repetitive checks.
Oll vs Ulibin, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

French Winawer, Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 Q sac comes up short
Rauzer vs Alatortsev, 1934 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

"Leonid Stein - Master of Attack" by GM Raymond Keene.
Stein vs S Schweber, 1966 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 46 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer Positional (C19) 1-0 Notes by Bill Melvin. > combo!
B Melvin vs R Cunningham, 1994  
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

Striking last move like Marshall's "Pieces of Gold" game
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 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

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

A copy of the famous "Immortal Draw," Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
A Nilsson vs J Eriksson, 1991 
(C25) Vienna, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Remove & Clear
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Fraser-Minckwitz Def (C25) 1-0!
Chigorin vs A Solovtsov, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 46 moves, 1-0

Variants - N odds / Bishop Opening Urusov Gambit (000) 1-0 Pins
Rubinstein vs NN, 1902 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy in an odds game; Morphy was something else
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 255 of 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs Schroeder, 1894 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Frankenstein-Dracula (C27) 1-0 Q sac
Prins vs Rellstab, 1951 
(C27) Vienna Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 1-0 Q trap
Hromadka vs S Rozental, 1917 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Q sac lets Rs in
Kraussold vs Volt, 1921 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical 2...Bc5 (C30) 0-1 White Q trapped on g-file
De Beaurevoir vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1798 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Volatile game; B bests N
Marshall vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
H Ohman vs G Buck, 1931 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Middleton Countergambit (C37) 1-0 Surge of the Knights
J Lansing vs R Hart, 1907 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Neumann Def (C39) 1-0 Give it a go!
A Gabrielian vs M Krylov, 2009 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 66 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack. Polerio-Svedenborg (C40) 0-1REPLY
R Kobs vs P Hammer, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen CG (C40) 1-0 Turn about is fair play
Ludwig vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Black Q hung 3 different ways!?!
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 The Original Boden's Mate!
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Game 23 of 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 by Alekhine
Von Bardeleben vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Neat Q trap
Leonhardt vs NN, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Pinned to the mating square
Steinitz vs Rainer, 1885 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 1-0 Brilliant combination
Spassky vs Kholmov, 1971 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 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

Philidor Def: Hanham (C41) 0-1 Spearhead, Q decoy sac!
B Blumenfeld vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin Var (C42) 1-0 Sharp
Anand vs Kramnik, 1998 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 0-1 White can't win w/two Qs
R Franz vs Mayet, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sac B, N & Q!!!
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1885 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit 5.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 Remove the guard
Short vs L Rouanet, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1/2-1/2 Psycho Ns
I Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 P roller
M Tomcik vs J Magat, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Tayler Opening 3.Be2 (C44) 0-1 Similar finish to Old Kentucky
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 0-1 Astonishing Anastasia's Mate!!
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Pins for both colors
B Blumenfeld vs Nimzowitsch, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 The Great Swindle
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Notes by Tarrasch; Discovery+
J Mieses vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...g6 5.c4 (C45) 1-0 Q sac, hogs on 7th, 8th
Carlsen vs A Diamant, 2003 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac for mate
Burille vs Jarvis, 1890 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac opens back rank
B Blumenfeld vs G Helbach, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 3-in-1 threats hard to meet
A Khasin vs Lilienthal, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Unusual Scotch, Potter Variation (C45) 0-1 Unpin, King walk
M Ahn vs T Ruck, 2007 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 21: 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 Alekhine
K Pahl vs Werkmeister, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian P fork trick (C46) 0-1 Q sac mating
K Eckart vs Tarrasch, 1890 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch (C47) 1-0 Pin & royal fork
Tal vs A Darznieks, 1952 
(C47) Four Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48)1-0 Classic Queen Ending!
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1/2-1/2 Q for 9 pts.
Ivanchuk vs Svidler, 1999 
(C48) Four Knights, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game (C50) 1-0Philidor's Legacy is a Q sac, smothered #
Koltanowski vs M Hofferbert, 1947 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game 4.0-0 (C50) 1-0 Q sacrifice for unique P mate
O Bernstein vs NN, 1932 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 11 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Def (C52) 1-0Beautiful handling of Ns w/Q
M J Schroeder vs I Oren, 1989 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Impressive display by Blackburne in a blindfold game.
Blackburne vs V C Peyer, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical (C53) 1-0 A terrible hangover
Z Andriasian vs M Litwiniec, 2010 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Long Tall Salwe. A great swindle.
Znosko-Borovsky vs Salwe, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56)A Prince of a game!
Prince Dadian vs M Bitcham, 1892 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Fritz (C57) 0-1"Well done, Burger!"
Fischer vs R Burger, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1/2-1/2 Victory was certain
J A Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 The Ukraine Immortal
E Korchmar vs E Poliak, 1937 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 N traps Q
D G Levens vs A Thomas, 1963 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Q sac removes defender
Eugen von Schmidt vs Paulsen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 1-0 Both colors sac Qs
Shirov vs Grischuk, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1 A stroke of genius
Shabalov vs Bologan, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 76 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

Spanish, Exchange. Keres Var (C68) 1-0 Q sac, Ns feast w/fork
Bogoljubov vs H Mueller, 1934 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange; Black Fishin' Pole (C69) 1/2-Q sac perpetual
Adorjan vs Karpov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 She's overworked
H Bohm vs Roman Hernandez, 1979 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy, Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Sacs for passer
E Inarkiev vs M Kazhgaleyev, 2008 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy, Modern Steinitz (C72) 0-1 Fishin' Pole, Q sac
Cipollini vs Gubnitsky, 1977 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 19 moves, 0-1

Game 21: Excelling at Chess by GM Aagaard
Nunn vs Portisch, 1988 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

One -outstanding- ending combination. You'll love it.
Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Deflection sac 29. Rd7! sets up winning dbl attack & skewer
A Arulaid vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1/2-1/2 Novelty
Svidler vs Caruana, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal scored four wins against Korchnoi out of 44 games.
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1987 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 57 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 e-pawn makes way
R Felgaer vs Kaidanov, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 54: The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1-0 Quick Anastasia's Mate in one
J Penquite vs K A Anderson, 1949 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 R shot! Q to nab Q!
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 1/2-1/2
S Sevian vs D Naroditsky, 2015 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bronstein Sorcerer's Apprentice 40 Combinations
Bronstein vs Keres, 1950 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed, Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0The safer K wins, maybe
Oll vs Y Kruppa, 1987 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Chigorin Def (C97)1-0 Q is overworked defender
Tal vs Gligoric, 1964 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Sarratt Attack on c7 (D00) 1-0 Loose pieces drop off
A Stefanova vs A Galliamova, 2007 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 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 Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Q sac, B + R#
E J Diemer vs Burger / Bartsch, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Great + +
E J Diemer vs Schuppler, 1937 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Q sac for a K walk
G Welling vs R Witt, 1984 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack w/6.c4 (D00) 1-0 Black's Q is trapped
Lipke vs A Zinkl, 1894 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Q trap; Notes by Wilhelm Steinitz
E Delmar vs Chigorin, 1889  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 White marches up the board non-stop!
Santasiere vs E B Adams, 1926 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

"Game of the Millennium" at SF's Mechanics Institute Chess Club
Igor Ivanov vs V Mezentsev, 2000 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Seriously good MG sac and EG cut-offs
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 0-1 Daring piece play & pretty promo sac
E Vaarala vs J Herman, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Horrible endgame blunder ends it
Dus Chotimirsky vs Alapin, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Odd Stonewall Def (D02) 1-0Deflect from dark squares
G Vescovi vs M Bezold, 1997 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 AJ kicks in the backdoor!!
A J Goldsby vs R Phillips, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

$Notes by Carl Schlechter from "Deutsche Schachzeitung" 1908
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Colle System, less common (D04) 1-0 The Q just takes the B!
Flohr vs Menchik, 1933 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 100 'The Guinness Book of Chess (GMs)' by William Hartston
Euwe vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Qc5 trapped
J Krejcik vs Reti, 1922 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin CG (D08) 1-0 Q sac, Underpromotion, Hook Mate!
Marshall vs W Napier, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin CG (D08) 0-1 Here's why it's called the Lasker Trap!
Blumenfeld / Boyarkow / Falk vs Lasker, 1899 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces by Kmoch - 1st Brilliancy Prize
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Dynamic Chess by R.N. Coles (Notes by Richard Reti)
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Modern (D11) 1/2-1/2 Sacrifices to avoid defeat!
M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Arabian Mate Awaits
D Fridman vs Lenderman, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1/2-1/2 Lively
Anand vs Karjakin, 2012 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

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 ML (D19) 1/2-1/2 Surprise!
V Titenko vs Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

QG Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 2 Q sacs, Lawn Mower Mate
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Rubinstein (D27) 1-0 Hot h-file, Q sac
Aronian vs Morozevich, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Mamedyarov is one helluva tactician, born to play these IQP pos
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD Q's Knight Variation (D31) 0-1 The Q took a forbidden pawn
J Brach Sr vs F Treybal, 1907 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

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

Stonewall Def. / Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated (D31) 0-1 Notes
Burn vs Tarrasch, 1895  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Three pawns on the 7th rank isn't the half of it.
D Birnbaum vs E Relange, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Serious pins
A Lein vs Korchnoi, 1964 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

Classical Tarrasch Gambit(D34) 0-1Worlds longest roller coaster
B Gundavaa vs S Collins, 2010 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 101 moves, 0-1

QGD Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Stunning decoy sacrifice
Szabo vs I Polgar, 1969 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Exchange. Positional (D35) 0-1 Q trap
L Christiansen vs V Kovacevic, 1990 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

Exchange Qs w/a protected passer (trade off pieces when better)
V Malakhov vs Grischuk, 2007 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury (D41) 1-0Alternatives in note
Julio Bolbochan vs Pachman, 1956 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

Four straight pawn captures sac the rooks for Q perpetual
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 Nxf7 countered later by Q sac
Stefansson vs Carlsen, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

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 Def. Botvinnik System (D44) 1-0 Mouth wide open!?
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

"How Chess Games Are Won" by Samuel Reshevsky
Reshevsky vs Shainswit, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

A blindfold masterpiece by Grischuk, trapping Svidler's queen!
Svidler vs Grischuk, 2010 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

WC 1927: QGD Cambridge Springs Var (D52) 0-1 Four Qs
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 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

QGD Tartakower Defense (D58) 1-0 2 Rooks w/2 pawns beat Queen
Kramnik vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 63 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein, Flohr Line (D62) 1-0 Anastasia's#
Casas vs L Piazzini, 1952 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 14 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Pillsbury Var (D63) 1-0 Stunning move, indeed
Maroczy vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined Orthodox Def. ML (D63) 1-0 Q sac for passer
Carlos Torre vs Reshevsky, 1924 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 0-1 Bully Queen occupation
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70)1/2-1/2 Q+Bs vs Q+Ns
A Giri vs Caruana, 2016 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 96 moves, 1/2-1/2

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Arabian Mate Awaits
Fine vs Dake, 1933 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Goglidze Attk (D70) 1/2- Q pin sac stalemate!
C Pilnick vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld, Modern Exchange (D85) 0-1Stunning Q sac allows promo
Gelfand vs Shirov, 2007 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 0-1

G55 The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by Christoph Scheerer
Aronian vs Shirov, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

100 Best Games of the 20th Century by Andrew Soltis
Bisguier vs Benko, 1963 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1 Threat of discovered+
S Gordon vs Adams, 2010 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

East Indian Def/Tarrasch (E00) 0-1 Q sac for passer & pieces
Udris vs Tal, 1953 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening (E00) 1/2-1/2 Masterpiece of Swindling
Beliavsky vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 Q sac opens g-file to K
Alburt vs N Weinstein, 1984 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 38 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

Blumenfeld Countergambit (E10) 0-1 Weak back rank
R Svane vs F Zeller, 2014 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 The Q cleans house for her pawns
Bisguier vs Benko, 1960
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Q decoy sac for a pin
B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2015 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

One of those winning moves that comes out nowhere.
G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Exchange Var (E11) 1-0 Q double attack!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Polovodin Gambit (E12) 1-0
G Ligterink vs M Trepp, 1984 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in The Giants of Strategy by Neil McDonald
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 1-0 Q sac, mating attack
Keres vs Spassky, 1955 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Master of the Mating Net
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

215 moves in about 5 minutes is amazing... Q sac stalemate!
Ivanchuk vs Leko, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 215 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Classical (E17) 1/2-1/2 Super Swindle into Stalemate
I A Horowitz vs M Pavey, 1951 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Def. Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Black shows courage
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2006 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 55 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann. Karlsbad Var (E23) 0-1 Q trap
A Hansen vs S Jensen, 1945 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 9 moves, 0-1

NID Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Sham Q sac, rob the pin
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Lilienthal's Hundred Best Games by George Negyesi
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 1-0 Amazing game
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1Q sac into semi-smothered#
Balanel vs A Pytlakowski, 1951 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1 Famous Counterpin+
V Makogonov vs Chekhover, 1937 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1Textbook transfer
Doroshkievich vs Karpov, 1970 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

William J. Lombardy: 4th junior world champion: 2 years
M Gerusel vs Lombardy, 1957 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 18 moves, 0-1

William Winter (1898-1955)
G A Thomas vs W Winter, 1927 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 She got in...
Aronian vs Hjartarson, 2004
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 15 moves, 1-0

Larsen's brilliant decoy "à la Mitrofanov"
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1Inexorable precision
Portisch vs Huebner, 1978 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def Simagin (E46) 1-0 Stunning Q deflection sac
Y Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54) 0-1 F.M. notes
Kevitz vs Marshall, 1937  
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 25 moves, 0-1

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

KID Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0 Chess Network Videos
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2010 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

'Thrilla in Manila' fought in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philip
Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1Early Pe3 holds; complex sacs
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

Two promotions, against two "promotion-wannabies" by DB
Vaganian vs Bronstein, 1975 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 58 moves, 1-0

KID Accelerated Averbakh (E70)1-0 Q trap; W gives back material
Bisguier vs Reshevsky, 1954 
(E70) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

KID 4Ps Attack. Florentine Gambit (E77)  1-0 Masterly sac attk!
T Catalan vs N Saeed, 1983 
(E77) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

KID. 4 Pawns Attack. Normal (E77) 0-1 One rook or the other.
Zhaoqin Peng vs Judit Polgar, 1990 
(E77) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

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

KID Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1/2-1/2 Q giveways
Zamikhovsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1956 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Game 446 of 500 Master Games of Chess III by Tartakower/du Mont
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E86) 0-1 GK's most dominating victory over Karpov
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 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 7…c6 (E88) 0-1 Positional sac of Queen
Korchnoi vs Geller, 1963 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 56 moves, 0-1

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

KID, Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Wild game, resembles Bughouse
P H Nielsen vs T Hillarp Persson, 1998 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Furious Kingside Attack with Anastasia's Mate
G Andruet vs Van der Wiel, 1985 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 33 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99) 0-1 P#
G Burgess vs W Watson, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening 1...e6 (A00) 0-1 Schlecter's Immortal Game
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Polish vs Dutch Classical (A00) 1-0 Various declined captures
Sokolsky vs A Lukin, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

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 1...a5 2.b5 a4 Double Advance Line(A00) 1-0Overworked Q
P G Jonsson vs S Bjarnason, 2014 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 49 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

Polish Opening Miniature (A00) 1-0 Stunning Blackburne's Mate!
Konstantin Chernyshov (elder) vs A Lesiak, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Polish 3.f4 Kucharkowski-Meybohm Gambit (A00) 0-1 Absolute pin
D Meybohm vs J Kucharkowski, 1988 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Polish 3.f4 is the Kucharkowski-Meybohm Gambit (A00) 1-0
A Grosch vs J Grabenhorst, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Ne7 5. Qh5+ (A00) 1-0 QxN robs the pin
W Brinkmann vs K H Woschkat, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Ne7 5. Qh5+ (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+ Decoy, e6+
B Katalymov vs G Ilivitsky, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Kf8!? 5. c3!?
K H Woschkat vs B Plath, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 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

Polish Def: Spassky Gambit. Accepted (A40) 0-1 Q Compensation
M J Freeman vs A A Smith, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 3.Nf3 is winning for White
I Schomann vs M Amini, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 1-0 Q blunder
Chandler vs M Fuller, 1976
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening/Stonewall Attack (A02) 1-0 Q sac, Discovered+ & N#
R M Bruce vs R Bruce, 1957 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Simul beating
Lasker vs R L Sze, 1911 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Here, have my Queen in your lap.
Ulf Andersson vs Hartston, 1973 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Romanovsky's Immortal; Double-Double Fianchetto
Ragozin vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

The first encounter between Ray Keene and John Nunn.
Keene vs Nunn, 1963  
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Dbl Fio (A07) 1-0 White Q sac & connected rooks
Stein vs Sokolsky, 1960 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attack vs NY System (A07) 1-0 Make a bigger threat
Vasiukov vs A Bykhovsky, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 1-0 Pretty Q sac, diagonal X-ray #
Euwe vs Loman, 1923 
(A09) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Opening Q Sac
H Uuetoa vs A Mayo, 1999 
(A10) English, 48 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Defense. Catalan Def (A14) 1-0 Phenomenal!!
Vaganian vs Hjartarson, 1991 
(A14) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Q sacrifice, B check, and a rarity...K move to checkmate
D Cummings vs G Basanta, 1999 
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Round 8, Game #62 [Prize for "clever combinational play"]
Romanishin vs Petrosian, 1975 
(A17) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 1 of her favs
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Chiburdanidze, 2004 
(A17) English, 39 moves, 1-0

King's English (A20) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl Discovered +, Reti's Mate
Ftacnik vs F Vallejo Pons, 2007 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 1-0

King's English (A20) 1-0 Entertaining final sequence
Plaskett vs Miles, 1986 
(A20) English, 32 moves, 1-0

K's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 1-0 Exchanges prep N invasion
N Davies vs C Duncan, 1999 
(A25) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Windmill into #
Alekhine vs A Fletcher, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 32 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. 3Knights (A34) 0-1 Q exchange into K walk
S Tatai vs Karpov, 1977 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical Botvinnik System (A36) 1-0 Tactics abound
H Gabuzyan vs T Nabaty, 2012
(A36) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Complex: Declined (A40) 0-1 Bxf2+ ala Budapest G
Heltay vs G Janny, 1916 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 0-1

When Petrosian offers a sacrifice -- resign at once!
Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Def (A40) 1-0A real circus follows an early Q sacrifice
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Defense (A40) 1-0 Remove the Guard
C Van Tilbury vs Martin Guevara Cano, 1981 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense (A40) 1-0 Both 0-0-0; B-Q Battery threats
S Volkov vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Remove the Guard, promo
Birbrager vs Suetin, 1964
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Insane
Dusan Rajkovic vs Z Jeraj, 1989 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Englund G Complex: Hartlaub-Charlick G (A40) 0-1 Opera Mate
J Krejcik vs J Thirring, 1898 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Wade Defense (A41) 1-0 Q sac helps create passer w/initiative
V Kovacevic vs S Martinovic, 1981 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 White has weak squares, restricted king
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A43) 0-1 Skewer Q twice, Overworked
Carlsen vs I Cheparinov, 2005 
(A43) Old Benoni, 41 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 A Stunning Comeback!
C Latino vs S R Dumas, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 Black has 3 en prise
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 2007 
(A48) King's Indian, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pyrenees Gambit (A50) 0-1 Mate threat on h-file
Kasparov vs W Cotrina, 1993 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Variation (A51) 0-1 Trapped Q
Turkka vs Hanninen, 1952 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Budapest, Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 Resembles Ryder&Staunton G
Toldsepp vs Keres, 1934 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 Remove the Guard
S Savchenko vs Savon, 1999 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

"World Wrestling Entertainment(WWE) Chess!"
Shen Yang vs Zhou Jianchao, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 114 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Sitting Q sac for SENSATIONAL #
M Lange vs Mayet, 1853 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

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