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1870s - 1890s Classic Chess Principles Arise
Compiled by fredthebear
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The Romantic Era of relentless attack slowly fades as World Champion Wilhelm Steinitz espoused "Accumulate small advantages."

Well, maybe not just yet. Take a look at these sweet games! There's plenty of romance cookin' in here. This is a wonderful era of thrashin' action.

Order of Appearance:
- Chess Variants
- C20s Generally Unsound King Pawn attempts
- A00-A99 Flank Openings
- C21-C90 Open Games
- D00-D99 Queen Pawn Games
- E00-E99 Indian Defenses (Rare in this era)
- D00 Stonewall Attack
- C00-C19 French Defense
- B00-B99 Semi-Open Games
- C39 King's Gambit Accepted,
- C37 King's Gambit Accepted, Muzio Gambit

Here's a link to some fabulous chess brilliancies: https://www.chess.com/article/view/...


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

Potter gave Q odds, announced a forced mate at move 7!!!
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Nuremburg GER 1893 "Fiddling While Rom Burns" (GOTD)
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Chess variants (000) 1-0 "Look Ma! No pawns!"
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Variants / Bird's / Lisystyn Gambit (000) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
Tarrasch vs Kolb, 1894 
(000) Chess variants, 29 moves, 1-0

1.P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Decoy into Royal fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

1.P-K4 Damiano Gambit 4...g6 (C20) 1-0 Where's that K going?
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Damiano Defense Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1/2-1/2 Hairy game!
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

1.P-K4 Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Two pieces won't suffice
Morphy vs A Bottin, 1858 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

1.P-K4 Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Q raid w/help from B
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Be2?! (C20) 0-1 It was not the fault of the opening.
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 20 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

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

Kiev (1896) Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1896 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Wing Gambit (A00) 1-0Pile on the pin to win
B W Blijdenstein vs T C ter Haar, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Many tactical motifs including painful blocked backward pawns
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening/Copycat (A00) 1-0 Kside Crossfire!
A Suvorin vs A Chekhov, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Nimzo/Bird-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 0-1 16.Qh5 was better
Robert Smith vs C M Fisher, 1873 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Bird b3 vs Pseudo Leningrad Dutch (A02) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Chigorin vs J Noa, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Bird vs Blackburne, 1886  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Bird Be2 Stonewall's Sicilian fio (A02) 1-0SmashingKsideFinish
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 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 (A02) 1-0 Nifty Ns & Ps ending
Bird vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 67 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Lasker Gambit 2...f6 (A02) 0-1 Seize open lines
A Reif vs Lasker, 1889 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var debute (A02) 0-1Early Qx$
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Great game by Bird in his mid-60's beating soon to be WC Lasker
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 102 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

The most famous "Double Bishop Sacrifice" Game.
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dutch (A04) 0-1 e5 dilema, Kside attack
Albin vs Bird, 1895 
(A04) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

Zukertort's Immortal -- A Long Range Battle Thru the Center
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Horwitz Defense/Hippopotamus (A40) 1-0Closed center ->Wing attk
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attk vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0Upset; open b- & e-files
P Ware vs Steinitz, 1882 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 113 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Another Dbl Rook Sac victory
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 0-1 Risky business
L Goldsmith vs C M Fisher, 1875 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Double Dutch; White has the better knight. Uncommon mate!
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A84) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A84) 1-0 Brief double octopus backs Black down
Lasker vs J Mieses, 1889 
(A84) Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

Classical Dutch, the Mason-Bird episode.
J Mason vs Bird, 1882 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 30 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical Def (C21) 1-0 Dbl N sacs
G Nielsen / V Nielsen vs A van der Linde, 1874 
(C21) Center Game, 29 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

Double queen sac before move twenty. What else need be said?
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Lasker brought Q out early
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

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: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Dovetail #
V Soldatenkov vs S Durnovo, 1898 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0 R sac w/check coming next
Winawer vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C22) Center Game, 20 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

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

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Bouncing N like Pac-Man
Charousek vs G Makovetz, 1893 
(C22) Center Game, 17 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: Urusov G. Keidansky G. (C24) 1-0 Boden's Mate
H Faehndrich vs Steinitz, 1897 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Entertaining all around
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

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

The Immortal Draw - Vienna Game: Hamppe-Meitner Variation (C25)
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit (C25) 0-1 Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
J McConnell vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C25) Vienna, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Mephisto vs Chigorin, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) · 1-0
N Tereshchenko vs Linjer, 1892
(C25) Vienna, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Blackburne vs Cheshire / Dobell, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) · 1-0
C Pierce vs Walter Bennett, 1894
(C25) Vienna, 35 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. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) · 1-0
Blackburne vs Benfy, 1898 
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna G, Steinitz G Paulsen Def (C25)1-0Consolidate, then A
Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Stunning K hunt
Blackburne vs NN, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Paulsen / Hungarian (C25) 1-0 Underpromotion+
J Mieses vs B Richter, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 76 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 1-0 Back rank mate coming
Tarrasch vs Janowski, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 32 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

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 W threatens mate 6 consecutive ways!!
Young / Burille vs Ware / Snow, 1888 
(C26) Vienna, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacs, Mate w/a pawn
J Tolosa vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, 1898 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

"Viennese Waltz" -- Develop and Attack!
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 1-0 B pair, better EG
Lasker vs Lipke, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 47 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26)  0-1 K swing
K Pitschel vs Blackburne, 1873  
(C26) Vienna, 29 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

Schlecter played visciously! Knights thump the bishop pair
Schlechter vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C28) Vienna Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Avoid the N fork
Dahne vs O Cordel, 1887 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 41 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 Spectators intervened
Chigorin vs H Caro, 1898 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Brilliancy prize
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1899 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Variation (C29) 0-1 Sneaky Q sac comin'
E Schallopp vs Blackburne, 1886 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 0-1 Pawn grabbing slows devel
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1882 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 4: "Logical Chess: Move by Move" by Irving Chernev
Blackburne vs Blanchard, 1891  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0Book trap eventually good for promotion
Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 51 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

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

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Cross hairs
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Note by JHB; Fab finish
NN vs Blackburne, 1894  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0 Sneaky tactics
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1892 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

"White's King is a target, and the shooting can't be stopped"
A Ettlinger vs Janowski, 1898 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Blackburne A (C31) 0-1Demolish P cover
L T Haller vs A H Robbins, 1884 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Bishop's G (C33) 0-1Q sac lets open lines
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Black underpromotion checkmate from the corner!!
Wiede vs A Goetz, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 A World Championship Blunder???
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 50: Three Hundred Chess Games by Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 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

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Self-pin; remove defender
Blackburne vs W Pollock, 1888  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Pile on the pin
D G Baird vs Blackburne, 1898 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

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

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

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Dominate kNight on the 6th
Anderssen vs Paulsen, 1873 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 54 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 Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Rather dodgy; crossfire h-file
Winawer vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Russian, Classical. Chigorin Var (C42) 0-1 HP's 1st win over EL
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1885 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Ns on 6th
Lasker vs J White, 1892 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0Central miscalculation
G Neumann vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Napoleon Gambit (C44); an interesting game!
Napoleon Bonaparte vs General Bertrand, 1820 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Legall's Mate in 10 moves!
Falkbeer vs NN, 1847 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 132 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Blackburne vs H Gifford, 1874  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice (C44) 1-0Pins
Tarrasch vs B Lasker, 1882 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattk (C44) 1-0 Legall's # run
L Bachmann vs Kunstmann, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz (C44) 1-0 Castle opposite, battery
Alapin vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle
Chigorin vs Gossip, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Schulze-Muller Gambit (C44) 1-0 Chicago/Irish Gambit
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Spearhead on the h-file
E Schallopp vs F Riemann, 1880 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Perfect Black Attack!
E Delmar vs Lipschutz, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1875, p. 271
J Minchin vs J Coker, 1875  
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Potter Variation (C45) 1-0 c-file bone in throat
Blackburne vs G MacDonnell, 1876  
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 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: Classical Variation (C45) 1-0 She's on the loose
M Judd vs Mackenzie, 1878 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 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 4.Qh4: Horwitz Attack Nxc7 (C45) 1-0 Stripped down
Theophilus Thompson vs C H Blood, 1874 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Qh4 Fraser Var (C45) 1-0 Discovered Attk on Q
M Judd vs Albert Roberts, 1876 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Steinitz 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Q trap
P Frazer vs Taubenhaus, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

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

Three Knights, Scotch, Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0 Pin, Deflection
Blackburne vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Three Knights 3...Bb4 (C46) 1-0 Legall's Mate w/2 Ns & 2 Bs
W Pollock vs E Hall, 1890 
(C46) Three Knights, 12 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

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

Italian Four Knights d3, Nc3 (C50) 1-0 Notes by R. Teichmann
J Mason vs Tarrasch, 1895  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

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

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 Game: Jerome Gambit (C50) 0-1 "Old Kentucky"
NN vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C50) 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

Game 215 of 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs S Taubenhaus, 1892 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 5 Sacrifices!
Blackburne vs NN, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Blindfold pins, skewer +
Blackburne vs A Marriott, 1871 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 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

Chess Variants / Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Q decoy sac!
E Thorold vs NN, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0Epaulette #
Showalter vs Logan, 1890 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Evans G. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0Incredible K hunt; mate in 13!
Schiffers vs Nolde, 1872 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

Mighty Schlechter! Now this is KICKING THE DOOR IN!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Q sac, 2 Ns roll up
Prince Dadian vs Boulitchoff, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 0-1 N block sets Arabian #
W Pollock vs Chigorin, 1895  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

Breslau 1873 "Three Men and a Baby" (GOTD)
F Riemann vs Koeltsch / Pfeiffer / Roesner, 1873 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def. ML (C52) 1-0Neat Sacs, Discovery
Blackburne vs NN, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 81: Modern Chess Instructor by Wilhelm Steinitz
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1889 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Sac attack
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (C52) 1-0 Oversights
Charousek vs B Richter, 1897 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Queenside clamp
Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 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 Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 0-1 Ps march like ants!
Albin vs Winawer, 1896 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 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

Italian, Bird's Attack c3, b4, d3 (C53) 1/2-Dbl R sac 4Arabian
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rook deflection sacrifice allows Bxf7+ and the king hunt is on!
Schiffers vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Greco G. Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 Keen Q sac on h-file
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

The REAL "Immortal Zugzwang Game."
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

The Battle at Hastings! (One of the most far-sighted combos.)
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Blindfolded Tarrasch owns the open files
Tarrasch vs Landau, 1880 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian (C55) 0-1 Dbl B Attack w/Q
D Hermann vs Charousek, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Sacs on the 6th!!
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1885 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 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

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

Traxler boldly enters the labyrinth.
B Mikyska vs Traxler, 1896 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 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

Played January 2nd, 1883, at the Chess Club on Common St.,
Steinitz vs G Generes, 1883  
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Cozio Defense (C60) 0-1 B pair zooms to Kside
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1870 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 24 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

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Anderssen vs Blackburne, 1873  
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 31 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

Blackburne won the prize for "special brilliancy in any game"
Lasker vs Blackburne, 1899 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Schönemann Attack (C63) 1-0Remove Def
G Marco vs H W Trenchard, 1898
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def (C65)0-1 Multiple sacs open the g-file to K
J Baddeley vs Blackburne, 1879 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Nyholm Attack(C65) 0-1Stunning Nxg2!
Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Connected Passers
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1894 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

World Championship Rematch Mating Combination
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Tarrasch Trap (C66) 1-0Remove the Guard
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66)0-1 a-pawn is the difference
Schiffers vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 60 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66) 1-0 Black exposed his K
Tarrasch vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 55: The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1899 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 0-1 Instructive
J Noa vs Tarrasch, 1892 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Pillsbury (C67) 0-1 Notes by Dr. Tarrasch
M Porges vs Lasker, 1896  
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. l'Hermet (C67) 1-0 Exhibition deception
Lasker vs A Mocatta, 1891 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro (C67) 1/2-1/2 Irritating Q
K A Walbrodt vs Charousek, 1896 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Back ranker
Winawer vs C F Schmid, 1881 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 12 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

Game 15: Elements of Combination Play in Chess - Reinfeld
Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1890 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie (C77) 1-0 Pin the Attacker
Mackenzie vs H Hosmer, 1871 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

A decisive Zukertort sacrifice which runs like clockwork.
Zukertort vs Winawer, 1878 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Dynamic Chess by R. N. Coles
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1876 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Open g-file w/Qh3
Meitner vs Schlechter, 1895 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen (C77) 1/2-1/2 In dire straits
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1892 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

"One of the finest monuments of chess ingenuity"-Steinitz
Max Weiss vs W Pollock, 1889 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish, Open. Classical Def Main Line(C83) 1-0 Tarrasch Trap!
Tarrasch vs Zukertort, 1887 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Trap: Spanish, Open. Classical ML(C83) 1-0Rob the pin
Tarrasch vs Gunsberg, 1890 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel G(D00) 0-1Q sac,Reti's Mate
Kunath vs N Grant, 1875 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

BDG. Gedult Gambit 3.f3 (D00) 1-0 Exchange sac, h-file attack
A E Blackmar vs Farrar, 1881 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0 Nxf7!
A E Blackmar vs L S Atkinson, 1884 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Steinitz CG (D00)0-1"The Namesake Game" is most worthy of that!
J Mason vs Steinitz, 1883 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn 2.Bf4 c5: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1-0 Discovery
J Mason vs Chigorin, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Black owns the center
E von Feyerfeil vs Lasker, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

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

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

White sacrifices TWO queens and ends a knight ahead
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

Two knights can sometimes be better than two bishops
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 93 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Tarrasch vs A Fritz, 1889 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle 6.e4 Copycat Def (D05) 0-1 Lasker carefully escapes
Blackburne vs Lasker, 1899 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense; The 1st Colle-Zuckertort
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

D05 Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense ~ Tartakower
Blackburne vs J Minckwitz, 1881 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 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

QGD Baltic Def. Pseudo-Slav (D11) 1-0 White takes center, Kside
Lasker vs J Mieses, 1890 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 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

QGA Central Var 3.e4 e5 McDonnell Def (D20) 0-1 3En prise wins
Owen vs Burn, 1874 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Game 213: The Golden Treasury of Chess Part 1
Pillsbury vs M Judd, 1898 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Q's Knight Var(D31) 1-0 Great Greco's Mate
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated Move Order (D31) 0-1 Bird was 66 yrs
Steinitz vs Bird, 1895 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 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

Semi-Slav, Accelerated Move Order (D31) 1-0Greek gift miniature
Pillsbury vs NN, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 K walk face-to-face
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D35) 1-0 Rob the pin, bust up the h-file
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D35) 1-0 B&N mate
E Delmar vs NN, 1898 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD Vienna. Quiet Var (D37) 0-1 Bully R says "Here take me!"
Pillsbury vs Steinitz, 1896 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 174 of 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs Owen, 1890 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 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

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch. PP Var (D50) 0-1 R sac, pile on pin, Q in
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Instructive notes by Mason
Pillsbury vs Burn, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

It Looked Like The Gods Were Playing; intro of Pillsbury Attack
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 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

P1 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Pawn Lever, Spearhead
Pillsbury vs E Delmar, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

P2 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Center attack vs Wing attack
Pillsbury vs D G Baird, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

P3 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Rank & File Spearheads
Pillsbury vs J M Hanham, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

P4 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Robbing the pin to get in and win
Pillsbury vs Taubenhaus, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 2 Pawn levers are twice as good
F J Lee vs J Mason, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 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 Early Nb4xBd3(D00) 0-1 Notes by Pillsbury
Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Dbl Stonewall Gone Wrong (D00) 0-1 No man knows his final hour
S F Smith vs Marshall, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

French / Owen Defense (C00) 1-0 Pin allows royal family fork
Chigorin vs A Skipworth, 1883 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French / Delayed Owens vs f3 (C00) 1-0 Both Qs on a raid
Zukertort vs Bird, 1878 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Too much Black space
Steinitz vs A Schwarz, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense/Hippo Dbl Fio (C00) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Gunsberg vs Bird, 1889  
(C00) French Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Attk 2.e5; Dbl R sac gone bad (draw available!)
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 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 Nc6 Exchange Copycat (C01) 1-0 Pin, Kside assaults
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1880 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 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

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Annotated by Steinitz
Chigorin vs Gunsberg, 1889  
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 120 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Dr. Tarrasch
J Minckwitz vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Bxh3 attack; 3 connected P's EG
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit(C02) 0-1Pin, central passers
Mackenzie vs Burn, 1886 
(C02) French, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Irving Chernev's book "Logical Chess: Move by Move".
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

Continuous pressure ties Black up, eventually creates a passer
Tarrasch vs Gunsberg, 1887 
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Tactical counter attack artistry
Burn vs E Delmar, 1889 
(C10) French, 31 moves, 1-0

HNP: "A Genuis Ahead of His Time"
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

The Fifth American Chess Congress New York 1880, p. 328
Sellman vs J Grundy, 1880 
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French, Rubinstein. Blackburne (C10) 1-0Notes by von Bardeleben
Schiffers vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Miniature: 4 minors trap Q in 11
F Perrin vs NN, 1883 
(C11) French, 11 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 Classical. Swiss Variation (C11) 1-0 Morphy-like K hunt
Blackburne vs Thomson, 1885  
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0Greek gift, P wedge, Q+
Steinitz vs C Golmayo, 1888 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn. Morozevich Line(C11) 0-1 JHB Notes
G Marco vs Burn, 1895  
(C11) French, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def Classical. Delayed Exchange Nc6(C11) 1-0Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs J Fish, 1879  
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Black hits the gas e4
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(C13) French, 41 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Schlecter's Gems
Schlechter vs Siegfried August Wolf, 1894 
(C13) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Classical Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift 2x same wk
Blackburne vs NN, 1894  
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Raking Bishops
E Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

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

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

Winawer wins shortly after making an illegal move
J Mason vs Winawer, 1883  
(C13) French, 43 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Pins win
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1898
(C14) French, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

French Defense Classical (C14) 0-1 Remove the Defender/Deflect
Von Gottschall vs Blackburne, 1885 
(C14) French, Classical, 13 moves, 0-1

French 3...Nf6 Classical. Rubinstein (C14) 0-1 Exchange sac!
Harmonist vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(C14) French, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance Var (C16) 0-1 Sac to create a passer
Von Gottschall vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C16) French, Winawer, 100 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 1-0 Combo robs pin!
S Rosenthal vs Philippe, 1873  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky G Paulsen Def Deferred (C39)0-1 Another g-filer
K Pitschel vs Blackburne, 1873 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD. Three Knights "Cold Steel" (D37) 1-0 Notes by Janowski
Janowski vs Steel, 1893  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0Kside N sac, Rob pin, etc
Janowski vs Winawer, 1896 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 1-0

sacrifices both Bs, both Rs, & mates in mid of board!!
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

"Kak ya stal grosmeysterom" (Leningrad, 1929, on page 8).
Nimzowitsch vs NN, 1896 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Three Moves!!! Have a look at the kibitz to see what happened.
Lindemann vs Echtermeyer, 1893  
(B01) Scandinavian, 3 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0Unpin, Bb5+, Nf7# KNOW THIS
J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Def. 1...g6, d6, No Nf6 (B06) 1-0 0-0-0 w/h-file battery
Janowski vs J Mieses, 1894 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Liverpool 1874 "Fiddling While Burn Roams" (GOTD)
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(B06) Robatsch, 14 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: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0Exploit the pin
Blackburne vs W H Grundy, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin vs 2...Qa5!? (B22) 0-1 Dr. T violates own principles
Alapin vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 38 moves, 0-1

G C Reichhelm & W P Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, 1898, p.107
D G Baird vs H Voigt, 1896 
(B32) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Notes by Pillsbury
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1895  
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 51 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Un-Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 Eventual passer
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 57 moves, 1-0

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

Game 45 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Cambridge vs Bedlam Asylum, 1883 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 25 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

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 Remove the Guard next
C M Fisher vs Robert Smith, 1873 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 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

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Black grabs two pawns and gets mated
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 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 (B00) 1-0 Simul tour game w/en prise rooks
Steinitz vs W Potter, 1871 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Morphy 'miniature' (age 12) w/clever rook sac, immune knight
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1 Royal fork #!!!
NN vs Zukertort, 1872 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

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

KGA Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 Deflect Q, P mate
Maurian vs NN, 1866 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 0-1 Pretty puzzling
Fitzgerald vs Loyd, 1898 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 K walk
Steinitz vs F Deacon, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0Decoy sets up fork
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Great queen sac and king hunt (and great pun, too)
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky G. Long Whip (C39) 0-1Pawn roller, 2under promo
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Variants /KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0Remove the Guard, Pin, etc.
S Rosenthal vs Count Isouard, 1871 
(000) Chess variants, 16 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

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 Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sudden Philidor's Legacy
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade G. (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 & Qe7 Semi-Smothered#
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 Paulsen pushes opposing K around
Paulsen vs Blachly, 1857 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Very interesting succession of pins and counter-pins
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 It's mate in 1
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 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

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0 6...d5 is better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in The Golden Treasury of Chess Part 1(Games 1-250)
J Cazenove vs NN, 1817 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Defense (C37) 1-0 Helpmate
W M Popert vs NN, 1841 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Parry the back rank mate
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Pulitzer Prize Winner!
A Pulitzer vs G Marco, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Q sac into royal fork!
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

The First 12 moves are book of the Muzio at move 13 study begn
Chigorin vs Davydow, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

2) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Deflections
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

3) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Cornered
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

4) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Boden's #
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

5) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Tied to pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Muzio Gambit by Nimzovich's father features 2 N sacs, Q sac
S Niemzowitsch vs Neumann, 1899 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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