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Spearheads II (Batteries involving the Queen)
Compiled by fredthebear
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This type of collection is easy to find, meaning it occurs frequently in GM games. Such a battery can be a defensive device for protection as well as for attacking.

Thank you mmzkr.

Morphy gives Knight odds, sacs 2 pieces, and wins in 20 moves
Morphy vs NN, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess, pp. 221-22
Morphy vs N Marache, 1859  
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Defense (000) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy by PM
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Morphy plays 1.b3 Dbl Fianchetto Bird Opening
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans gambit / variants (000) 1-0 Block the 6th, rob the pin
Prince Dadian vs NN, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Special Miniature: Alekhine's Block w/Classic B Sac
B Wall vs Bob Brooks, 1973 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Accepted (C51) 1-0Spearhead Q fork f7 & P snatcher
B Wall vs L Shameson, 1986 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 BFTC
Euwe vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Looking at Two Knights' Defense [C55] through Steintz' eyes.
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Haxo Gambit (C55) 1-0 A Masterly Escape - Blindfolded!!
Blackburne vs A G Howard, 1862  
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 11.Qf7#
V Tomulic vs L Batory, 2010
(C57) Two Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Ana Mate idea
S Collins vs T Spanton, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Spearhead Q fork
D Burk vs A Wishnek, 1968 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense (C78) 1-0 Qd5 trifecta
C B van den Berg vs F Gaarenstroom, 1943 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense 3.c4 bxc4 (B00) 1-0 Q forks f7 & LPDO Bishop
Mackowiak vs Kusiak, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Rousseau mates Hume with noble Knight:2 interesting famous men.
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacrifices
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Goldman Var (B10) 1-0 Angermanagement
Taylor vs I F Angermann, 1986 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Dbl B sac offer
Kujoth vs J Fashingbauer, 1950 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20)1-0 Premature Bg4 pin loses again
B South vs T Neshan, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

S-M G: 4.Nxc3 Nc6 5.Nf3 g6 6.Bc4 Bg7 7.e5!
J Freyre vs A Rittiphunyawong, 1984 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 54: The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Cranktorp vs Maddox, 1933 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

How to turn the tables in a tense position
A Khavsky vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit Accepted Scheveningen Formation (B21) 1-0Rh3
J Acers vs T Jenkins, 1968 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

p. 85 of IM Marc Esserman's book *Mayhem in the Morra!* (2012)
Tal vs Neibult, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 3 pieces 2 many
M Baleja vs T Dusik, 2000
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def vs 4.Na3 (B22) 1-0 See video
Nakamura vs Yu Yangyi, 2015 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 0-1 White try for brilliancy backfires
M Kagan vs H Lyman, 1937 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Defender
T Farley vs M Kawuma, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian unClosed. Chameleon Var (B23) 0-1 Space is weak behind
Soltis vs Igor Ivanov, 1992
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 45 moves, 0-1

Sic Nimzowitsch Var Main Line (B29) 1-0 Be careful what U take
Unzicker vs O Sarapu, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1Battery assault
W M Duckworth vs Julio Bolbochan, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

The King returns home: Tal's last bow.
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Penetration, connected passers
Judit Polgar vs V Ikonnikov, 2012 
(B30) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo (B30) 1-0 Wild, WILD Horses
Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices so bold they're borderline disrespectful!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Spearhead on long diagonal
J Wilsbeck vs A Flaata, 2007
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Pin. Koch Variation (B40) 1-0 W gains material
M Valvo vs M Burkett, 1963 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian/French (B40) 1-0 Obstruction from mating square
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1966 
(B40) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen-Basman (B40) 1-0 Q got caught grabbing b2-pawn
Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Var Normal (B40) 1-0Blk tied to defense of g7
D H Campora vs I Morovic, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian-French Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Arabian Mate
Pavasovic vs T Fogarasi, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

"The Hammer of Thor."& "A little master piece"
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights / Lasker-Pelikan (B45) 1-0 Qs Discovery
Kiril D Georgiev vs Shirov, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Taimanov (B46) 1-0 Promotion vs Mating Attack
Beliavsky vs Taimanov, 1979 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 White surges forward
Akopian vs Lautier, 2009 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

f3-g4 line against the Sicilian Taimanov / Paulsen / Kan System
Karjakin vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Canal Attk. ML (B52) 1-0 Q busts a move - robs the pin
Bacrot vs A Giri, 2013 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

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

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

There mere IDEA of castling opposite sides against TAL!
Tal vs Koblents, 1957 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 0-1 Q sac lets 2 hogs on 2nd
Joel Benjamin vs Z Kozul, 1997 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Panov (B76) 1-0 Black fizzled
N Pogonina vs N Dzagnidze, 2009 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 AK's 1st loss to Dragon
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1971 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Q sac in the nick of
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1Opposite wings battle
D Durham vs Kudrin, 1989
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical Var (B84) 1-0 2 Rs en prise
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Squashed
Mamedyarov vs Gelfand, 2011 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Leonhardt (B88) 1-0 Spearhead
Fischer vs J Kupper, 1959 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Spearhead
L Christiansen vs Reshevsky, 1977 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0Who gets there first?
D Kononenko vs M Lukyanov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Taking 1 pawn might
Carlsen vs Granda Zuniga, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 White is tempted
Ravinsky vs G Ilivitsky, 1952 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 0-1 Weak back ranks, Spearhead
Yu Yangyi vs Robson, 2014 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf, Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 2 White Q's lose
F Delay vs O Renet, 1988 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst), Hector Gambit (A00) 0-1 Support mate coming
A Aasum vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: King's Indian delayed e5 (A00) 1-0 Promotion
M Basman vs C McNab, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
Larsen vs Najdorf, 1968 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation Be2, Bb2 (A03) 1-0 Spearhead
T Sloan vs J Kulbacki, 1992 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04)1-0 2 Hogs crossfire w/Q
Panno vs Spassky, 1955 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Tennison Gambit 2.e4?! (A06) 0-1 Candidate for worst game.
K Kanakari vs M Bartel, 2006 
(A06) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 e7 under fire; remove the guard
J Stopa vs S Greanias, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

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

KIA vs NY System d5, Bf5 (A07) 1-0 Ruthless Kside ruckus
Vaganian vs Sveshnikov, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Wen Yang vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A09)1-0Botvinnik's piece of art
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 1-0 Rippin' it apart a piece at a time
A Anastasian vs Sakaev, 2006 
(A09) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

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

English: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Delayed Dutch Leningr
J Rodgaard vs A J Mestel, 1978
(A10) English, 25 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Lithuanian Var (A10) 1-0 R sac next, Nxf7+ fork
N Sakr vs Ali Atwi, 2001 
(A10) English, 27 moves, 1-0

(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 1-0 Pin, Discovered+
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2013 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 92 moves, 1-0

Game 2: Chess Masters on Winning Chess by Fred Reinfeld
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan (A14) 1-0 weak P shield
A Nickel vs W Class, 1992 
(A14) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Textbook penetration; keen sacs connect passers - shock
A Yurgis vs Botvinnik, 1931 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. QID (A15) 1-0 Triple on h-file
Igor Ivanov vs Miles, 1982 
(A15) English, 40 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog (A17) 1-0 Spearhead
Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

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

English Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog (A17) 1-0 Castled into it
Seirawan vs M Wiedenkeller, 1979 
(A17) English, 36 moves, 1-0

K's English. Nimzowitsch-Flohr Var (A20) 1-0 Long diagonal
Shredder vs Adianto, 2005 
(A20) English, 30 moves, 1-0

...as if they were chaffy grain beneath the thresher's flail.
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1985 
(A21) English, 28 moves, 0-1

"Winning Chess Strategies" by Yasser Seirawan; Botvinnik System
Seirawan vs M Vukic, 1979 
(A26) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1A glorious game
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Rubinstein (A34) 0-1 N&B stunner
Uhlmann vs H Liebert, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical (A36) 0-1 Prompt Dbl Exchange Sacs
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2011 
(A36) English, 85 moves, 0-1

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

Colle 3.c3 vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Nifty N & R tactics
A Benderac vs D Heron, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 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

A40 Englund Gambit 5.Nc3 QxBf4 0-1 See notes by FSR
J Soromenho vs V Andersen, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 15 moves, smothered mate
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Indian Game /Veresov 4.f3 w/out BxN (A45) 1-0 e6 Bone in throat
Feigin vs E Thorvaldsson, 1930
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game / Polish structure (A45) 1-0 Odd play; Dovetail #
Blatny vs Nakamura, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack 2...d5 (A45) 1/2-1/2 Fishin' Pole Attack
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2011 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit. Maltese Falcon (A45)
H Bogart vs NN, 1933 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 79 from Nigel Davies' THE VERESOV
Anand vs Karpov, 1998 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Spielmann-Indian c5-d6 vs Colle c3 (A46) 0-1 Remove the Guard
V Tarasov vs J Yuchtman, 1957
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Anthony Santasiere (1904-1977) Colle Zuk vs Small Cntr; Q sac
Santasiere vs B Blumin, 1939 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Stonewalls (A46) 1-0 Colle shows understanding of Pawns
Colle vs J Szekely, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 64 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 0-1 Sacs, Spearheads
Azmaiparashvili vs Yurtaev, 1983 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var(A46) 1-0 Center
V Mikhalevski vs C Sandipan, 2002 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 142 of My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs R Domenech, 1934 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game 8...e5: Knights for Knights vs Colle (A46) 0-1
A Metrangolo vs V Inkiov, 2001 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Grünfeld Reversed (A49) 1-0 GK exposes K
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 73 moves, 1-0

Game 59: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Kmoch vs Reti, 1926 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Control the file, rob the pin
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1906 
(A53) Old Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Main Line (A57) 0-1 Bold Q sac
S Johannessen vs Fischer, 1966 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

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

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto (A62) 1-0Hammer the 6th, mate on 7th
Alburt vs J Kulbacki, 1986 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

"Railroad Mate" technique w/other pieces; Q protects R shuffle
P Littlewood vs D Norwood, 1985 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Taimanov (A67) 1-0 Bold aggression
T Schmidt vs A Walczak, 1990 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

KID/Benoni 4Pawns Attack. Normal Attack (A68) 1-0 Spearhead
I Nei vs Doda, 1960
(A68) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical (A70) 0-1 Devestating Black rooks
A Korotylev vs Akopian, 2006 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 40 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical. Main line (A73) 1-0 Passers dictate
J Kulbacki vs D Rubin, 1986 
(A73) Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O, 70 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Classical. Czerniak Def (A76) 1-0 N+ into spearhead
Korchnoi vs I Bilek, 1967
(A76) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 57 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch Leningrad vs London System (A80) 0-1 Hole-y White cramp
P Trajkovic vs R Petkovic, 2001 
(A80) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Blackmar Gambit (A82) 0-1 4 Qs brawl w/dynamite finish
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 46 moves, 0-1

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Tartakower Var (A82) 1-0 Fabulous Q grab
Bronstein vs H Dobosz, 1976 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 28 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

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

Dutch Staunton G. (A83) 1-0 Simple yet effective, intermezzo+
A Stefanova vs R Tozer, 1997 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical (A84) 1-0 Maintain and pile on the pin
Dreev vs E Gleizerov, 1992 
(A84) Dutch, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 N sac aides two batteries
K Grigorian vs Balashov, 1974 
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Classical. Stonewall (A93) 1-0 Down the middle!
V Makogonov vs Botvinnik, 1940 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 1-0 Spearhead
L Aronson vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 36 moves, 0-1

Goldsmith Defense (B00) 0-1 Pin to win and work it over
Fritz vs E F Pecci, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

A rare extended fianchetto on BOTH sides of the board
Z Plecsko vs S Biro, 1997 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 5.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Rob the pin again & again
J Gallagher vs M Turpanov, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense, Declined 2.e5?! (B01) 0-1 She Danced
J H Rasmussen vs S Salomonsson, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 57 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Beautiful pawn sac
R Hess vs Tiviakov, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 44 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Schiller-Pytel Var (B01) 1-0 2 pawns thrust
R Edouard vs M Stockmann, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 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

The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev > Perpetual check
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Eat just one rook
M Herdering vs H Schultz, 1993 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1Enter the Queen!
K Moniszka vs T Kamieniecki, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Black Has Mate In One---But It's White's Move
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 0-1 Pound 'em w/pins
H Wolf vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Mutual Spearheads
Judit Polgar vs A Minasian, 1999 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 72 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

Modern Def: Two Knights (B06) 1-0Smashing finish to smothered#
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Modern (B06) 1-0 150 Attack Miniature
Adams vs David Robinson, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1Penetrate, Remove guard, Add attackers
A Barrett vs M Rakic, 2012
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Wild offers, pins prevail
Kupreichik vs Murey, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Missed Spearhead #
Aronian vs K Urban, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Open h-file
S Mariotti vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Norwegian Def/Gambit (B06) 1-0 R sac
Adams vs Carlsen, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Two Knights (B06) 0-1Bxf3 sac allows Be5 support #
I D Dorfman vs Romanishin, 1977 
(B06) Robatsch, 13 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Standard (B06) 1-0 Outpost on 6th, Spearhead, Q sac
C van Oosterom vs P Hulshof, 2009 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

"...in a strange kind of strategic zugzwang." - Raymond Keene
E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1K walk into worseending
Y Rantanen vs Keene, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06)1-0 Attack w/space advantage that restricts
E J Diemer vs Cerff, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Ending: B&N beat R
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. 2Knights (B08) 1-0 He missed 15...Be5
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

Game 163 in Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Parma, 1966
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Sacs, Spearheads
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 A1 R Trip
K Rogoff vs Timman, 1971 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 48 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

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

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Count accurately
I Gaponenko vs Dreev, 2016
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Line clearance
Robatsch vs F J Perez Perez, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern (B10) 1-0 Spearhead
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Odd line (B10) 1-0Both f3 & f6; Spearhead decides
J T Barendregt vs Botvinnik, 1966 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Euwe Attack (B10) 1-0 Pseudo-Arabian Mate
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 168 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance (B12) 0-1 Q sac as a defensive tool
A H Pettersson vs F J Lee, 1905
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 89 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 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 Defense: Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q BOOM!
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

An uncastled king cannot withstand two open central files
Alekhine vs I Strazdins, 1935 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Modern Var. Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0 Ps
Adams vs Karpov, 1994 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Two R sacs & rob the pins
Karpov vs Hort, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0Prudent promotion tactics
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 45 moves, 1-0

Magnus misses simple mate in one but still gets his first win.
Bendik Svendsen vs Carlsen, 1999 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S Hegarty, 2009
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Greek gift, Spearhead
A Vajda vs H Titz, 1993 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Find good squares, form batteries
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 P thrusts, basic tactics
Greenblatt vs Fischer, 1977 
(B27) Sicilian, 47 moves, 0-1

"It was probably one of my best games ever" - Magnus Carlsen
Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2013 
(B30) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Decoy sac for #
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Sterling N sac cracks Black
Movsesian vs O Sikorova, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 GM pulls it out!
Bologan vs B Redon, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Four Knights (B40) 1-0 Pins, Dbl Rook Sacs
Kupreichik vs G Barenboim, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 1-0 Epishin was murdered.
Nakamura vs Epishin, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 21 of John Emms book Starting Out: The Sicilian
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B46) 0-1 Corresponding squares gem
Smejkal vs Karpov, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 72 moves, 0-1

Sic Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 Sac attack goes all wrong
E Colom Sienes vs J Antoli Royo, 2010 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 0-1 Heavy pieces workin'
J Pogats vs Taimanov, 1961
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 56 in Fire on the Board by Alexey Shirov
Shirov vs Joel Benjamin, 1994 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern Var (B61) 1-0 SPOILer ALert!
Ponomariov vs E El Gindy, 2007 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 60 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B65) 1-0 Aggressive center
Stein vs V Osnos, 1959 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Stockholm Attk (B74) 1/2- Perpetual
Milner-Barry vs Capablanca, 1939 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Maroczy Line (B74) 1-0 Brutal attk!
Ragozin vs Taimanov, 1945 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical(B74) 1-0Exchange, then what happens?
B Kostic vs Noteboom, 1931 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 h-file attack!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack ML (B77) 1-0 Q vs 2 Rooks
Fischer vs D Byrne, 1963 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Chinese Var (B78) 1-0 Brilliancy
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 0-1 2 Spearheads, 2 R sacs
D Wiebe vs B Sambuev, 2011 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 28 moves, 0-1

Najdorf plays the Sicilian Defense Scheveningen (B80) 0-1
V Palermo vs Najdorf, 1968 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0Skewer removes guard
Nakamura vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Var (B82) 1-0 Sacs and pins
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves

Game 303 of 500 Master Games of Chess II by Tartakower/du Mont
F Bohatirchuk vs Capablanca, 1925 
(B83) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 Discovery
Karpov vs Huebner, 1980 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Fischer-Sozin Attack. (B86) 1-0 h-file Spearhead
D Itkin vs D Wiebe, 2011 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1/2-Sacrificial prize
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 0-1 Discover Dbl Attk
M Stojkovska vs T Beridze, 2001
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Three big blunders in one game between two great players
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf English Attk (B90) 1-0 Helluva battle on wings
Motylev vs A Tari, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Modern Line (B92) 1-0 Batteries
Karpov vs Polugaevsky, 1974 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Najdorf. Traditional Line (B98) 1-0 Body-Head!
B Savchenko vs V Nedilko, 2010 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf14. 6.Bg5 Main Line (B99) 1-0 Up in there
E Lobron vs Chandler, 1986 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 26 moves, 1-0

French vs King's Indian Attack (C00) 0-1 Immortal Passers!!
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense: King's Indian Attack (C00) 1-0 Sac Smack
B Amin vs T Batchuluun, 2001 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

French, Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0 Declined
G Krauss vs R Larson, 1949
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 (C00)1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 1-0Like a Rocky Marciano KO!!
I Nikolayev vs B Makovetsky, 1979 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Schlechter 3.Bd?! (C00) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Carlsen vs I A Abusdal, 2003 
(C00) French Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense / Owen Def (C00) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Tinsley, 1899  
(C00) French Defense, 23 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 Exchange (C01) 1/2- Minor piece sacs even out
Leko vs Morozevich, 2014
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Game 5 of Nimzowitch's 'My System'
Von Haken vs Giese, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

Historic earthquake in the pantheon of the chess greats
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Castle opposite, pawn storm
C Hovind vs Alekhine, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo birth?(C01) 1-0 N corralled on rim
Marshall vs Swiderski, 1904 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pins, Pawn Storm, N Robs the Pin
Karpov vs Shefler, 1961 
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Variation (C01) 0-1 Corridor Mate
Chigorin vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

Albin CG / French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var(C01) 0-1Back Ranked
B Gross vs M Kastor, 2000 
(C01) French, Exchange, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def. Exchange (C01) 0-1 Black threatens mate, rescues B
M Elyashiv vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Alapin / French Advance (C02) 0-1 K walk
C Richey vs B Wall, 1991
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Advance Milner-Barry G. (C02) 0-1 OCB ending not drawn
A Melekhina vs A Zatonskih, 2014 
(C02) French, Advance, 72 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Kside whoopin'
S Collins vs J Redpath, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 (C02) 0-1 Viktor strikes w/pin
Fressinet vs Korchnoi, 1996 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Franco-Nimzowitsch Var (C02) 0-1 Spearhead
R Dos Ramos vs F Antonini, 2006
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1 Yaz pulled the rug out
K Mokry vs Seirawan, 1978 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1 Sac open the g-file
M Larrea vs B Roselli Mailhe, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Adv Nimzowitsch G 4.Qg4 cxd4 5.Nf3 Nc6(C02) 0-1Landslide
B Mudongo vs A Hamza, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 1-0 Vigorous counterattack
G Feher vs E Bricard, 1995 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Pawn Center Variation (C05) 0-1White K exposed
E Kengis vs R Djurhuus, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

Black has a two move checkmate but no time.
M R Sangeetha vs S Dhar, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov (C07) 1-0 Spearhead hits ugly def
Tal vs J I Zilber, 1949 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Open System Main Line (C09) 0-1 Battery
K Chojnacki vs W Schmidt, 2003 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Game 39 of 1000, Baruch Harold Wood vs L.D.H, Correspondence
Wood vs Lambert, 1948 
(C10) French, 10 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Pawn sac, time scra
Kasparov vs Anand, 2000  
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2-1/2 Qs perpetual
Kasparov vs Anand, 2000 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Double threat
Woehl vs Krusius, 1920 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Disabling Pin
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 6 basic attacking ideas
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Chess Informant's Best Game of 2003
Judit Polgar vs F Berkes, 2003 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 35.Double R Blunder
Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 0-1 Dbl rook sac
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Variation (C14) 0-1 0-0-0 Spearhead
Shirov vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C15) 1-0 Spearheads
Pillsbury vs W Napier, 1902
(C15) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0Pin, Alekhine's GUN, Zw
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 Raid half-open files
F Libiszewski vs Rozentalis, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 0-1

Amazing king hunt by 10 year old Nigel Short
S J Hooker vs Short, 1975 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 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

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

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C23) 1-0 Slower Scholar's Mate
Michael Meyer vs D Newcomb, 1952 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 7 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: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 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

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Nice combo, but overcooked
Rublevsky vs Navara, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Rob the pin that no longer D
Morant vs A de Feuquieres, 1680 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Defense (C35) 1-0 Unpredictable game
Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Modern Defense (C36) 1-0K walk, P mate
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Busy Rooks!
Nakamura vs Kosteniuk, 2011 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 See FSR notes
Nakamura vs Adams, 2011 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 41 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 Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Minor sacs, Discovery!
Pettersson vs Nielsen, 1985 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 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

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 DB UNLOADS
Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

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

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

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Black resigned (pin) w/a winning pos
Von Popiel vs G Marco, 1902 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch (C42) 1-0 Q+ & fork R
Shirov vs J Smeets, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 Kside go
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 67 moves, 1-0

Game 28: How to Crush Your Chess Opponents by Simon Williams
Shirov vs M Bluvshtein, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Russian, Cochrane Gambit. Bishop check line (C42) 1-0 Namesaked
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 W grabbed wrong pawn
G Szabo vs Anderssen, 1851  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Nice shootin' by 9-year old!
A Liang vs Kaufman, 2012  
(C45) Scotch Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47)1-0 Swallow's Tail Mate in 1
Euwe vs W E Evill, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game (C47) 0-1 Reckless brawl from yesteryear
D Sengupta vs T L Petrosian, 2004 
(C47) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1-0 Double Rook sac
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Double Spanish Misc. 5.O-O (C49) 0-1 zugzwang end
J Bernstein vs Marshall, 1915 
(C49) Four Knights, 41 moves, 0-1

4Knights Spanish. Symmetrical(C49) 1/2-Stalemate trap w/4 units
S Boyd vs T Glimbrant, 1992 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var (C51) 1-0 Spearhead aims at f7
Fischer vs J Boatner, 1964 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 1-0Heavy blows
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1850 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Famous amazing rebuttal
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Fishin' Pole Attack - Never castle when there is a kNight on g5
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

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

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W Kunerth, 1935 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco (C54) 1-0 Shades of Frank Marshall
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Remove the defender
T Finnbogadottir vs H Ragnarsson, 2011
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Two Knights Def. Modern Bi's Opening (C55) 0-1 g-file spearhead
Karjakin vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C55)1-0 91-year old handles isolani
Koltanowski vs M Stobbe, 1994 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

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

Two Knights Def - Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Pile on pin
Kasparov vs S Brown, 1998 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2Knights Def. Ulvestad (C57) 1-0 Killer baby puns
Rossolimo vs Wade, 1950 
(C57) Two Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

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

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

Spanish, Berlin Defense. Hedgehog (C66) 0-1 Heavy Spearhead
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

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 Exchange. Normal Var (C69) 0-1, 23 moves, Q blunder
Bacrot vs E Inarkiev, 2008 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Vasalomidze, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C74) 0-1 Careful Def
Tal vs Gligoric, 1959 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Best R wins
G Astrom vs Shirov, 1989 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Zukertort Var (C80) 1-0 Pins, Ps, Battery
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 Deflection!
Timman vs Yusupov, 1987 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Open. St. Petersburg (C82) 0-1 Who can break thru 1st?
Bronstein vs Flohr, 1944 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Classical Def (C83) 0-1 Notes by Tartakower
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed (C84) 1-0 Mobile R defeats B&N on guard duty
Grob vs P F Johner, 1932 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Center Attack (C84) 1-0 Pawn promotion lesson
Tal vs Straume, 1953 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 58 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Delayed Exchange (C85) 1-0Trade down to won EG
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 44 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 R sac, B pair
Anand vs Aronian, 2008 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Bogoljubow (C91) 1-0 Heavy piece coordination
Carlsen vs L'Ami, 2006 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Kholmov Var (C92) 1-0 N&Heavies down the middle
Bronstein vs Lilienthal, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Spearhead occupies holes
Kasparov vs Smejkal, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Kasparov-Karpov in the Ruy Lopez, nice attack (see youtube)
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Smyslov Def (C93) 0-1 Impressive Zugzwang
H Westerinen vs Gligoric, 1971 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 58 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Breyer Def (C95) 1-0 Spearhead Qxf7+
Kosteniuk vs I Sokolov, 2005
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 48 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Blindfolded Blast!
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 36 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

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0Pin breaker finish!
Fischer vs Shocron, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Tartakower Var (D00) 1-0 Rxf7 works
C Von Zitzewitz vs L Cane, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 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

Q Pawn 2.Bf4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1Trespasser rebuke
K Regan vs R P Michell, 1905 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 Kside crusher
G Grasser vs G Mendez, 2010 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 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

QP Game: Krause Var Copycat Def (D02) 1-0 Brutal Dbl B sacs
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

London System vs Tarrasch (D02) 0-1 Unruly play!
F Ghaledar vs J Arun, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Colle System / QGD (D04) 1-0 Deflection Q sac unblocks passer
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

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

QGD Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Which Rook? Kill shot
R Shetty vs Short, 2011 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

QGD Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 R sac for Q penetration
P Cramling vs Short, 2011 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Pawn grabs lose
I Borsi vs J Havasi, 1990 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit Fianchetto Be6 Line(D09) 0-1W misses Bs
B Calton vs R Finegold, 1990
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 23 moves, 0-1

QG Accepted (D20) 1-0 Pins and threats gain time
Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1907 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Nice open file battery; the pin on the 8th "supports" the 7th
K Frey Beckman vs T Sammalvuo, 2001 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19) 0-1 Shrewd interference
Grob vs Euwe, 1947 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

QG Accepted: Saduleto Var (D20) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, K walk
W Schwartz vs Kieseritzky, 1842 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

QGA Old Variation (D20) 1-0 Awesome is overused nowadays
Korchnoi vs Mihajlo Stojanovic, 2007 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

QGA Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 Battery pins the Black queen
H E Atkins vs Gunsberg, 1902 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Game 77: My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Ahues vs Alekhine, 1936 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1 Dbl B sacs, Spearhead, K walk
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 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

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 A witty trap - notes by Dr. Lasker
A Speijer vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 0-1

QGA Q's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Connected passers won't suffice
A Speijer vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1909 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Alexander Alekhine vs Dr. Max Euwe 26 - 20 (plus 38 draws)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1921 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Copycat (D32) 0-1 A Classic
Anand vs Kramnik, 2013 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Arabian Mate Variant Awaits
J Sunye Neto vs Kasparov, 1981 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 Notes by Keene
Keene vs O Jakobsen, 1981  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 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

Black just riddles White's position and ends it with a fork
Denker vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Pinned to mating sq
Aronian vs Caruana, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Different Greek recipe
Browne vs Kaidanov, 1994
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1Gerrymandering for Pawns
O Yewdokimov vs Dreev, 1991
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Death by half-open g-file
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1998 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Imprisoned Queen
G Zaichik vs Bronstein, 1980 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

31 Rf3xf7! destroys Black f7-pawn, leaving connected passers
Rubinstein vs C Lafora, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade (D47)1-0 Brilliancy or not - just 17
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Coordinate, Penetrate
Aronian vs Grischuk, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Game 171 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Fine vs N Grossman, 1933 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

WC 1927: QGD Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) ˇ 0-1
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

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 Var (D53) 1-0 Underpromotion w/a pin
Marshall vs J Mason, 1902 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

QGD Tartakower Defense (D58) 1-0 Which battery wins?
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 48 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var (D60) 1-0 IQP; Notes by AA
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 31: The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Dus Chotimirsky vs Kotov, 1938 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense (D80) 0-1 Deflection! Back rank blunder.
Aronian vs Svidler, 2006 
(D80) Grunfeld, 24 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld. Russian. Hungarian Var (D97) 1-0 Castle-mate
Anand vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E01) 0-1 h-file destruction w/pin
G Abrahams vs G A Thomas, 1946
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 42 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Which Q wins out?
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 0-1 A destroyer of ideas
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 0-1

Horowitz said "One bad move ruins forty good ones."
G Garcia vs Ivkov, 1965 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Notes by G.K.
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def. Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 0-1 Spearhead controls
J Berkvens vs I Rogers, 2002 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petrosian. Classical (E12) 1-0 Spearhead
Piket vs Reshevsky, 1987 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian. Andersson Var (E12) 1-0 Battery
Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Kside attack
Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Var. Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Dbl Threat
Aronian vs Gelfand, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

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 Defense: Kmoch (E20) 1-0 21.Qh4
Khenkin vs T Jugelt, 2011
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 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 Defense: Saemisch (E29) 1-0 Q&R battery on h-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Queen's Knight Tour
Alie H/Hasan vs Alekhine, 1933 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 39 moves, 0-1

NID, Leningrad, Averbakh G (E30) 0-1 Exhange sac, B pair rules
Spassky vs Tal, 1973 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 38 moves, 0-1

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 N sac opens file, pin
R Renter vs Keres, 1942 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 2-for-1
Kasparov vs Hjartarson, 1988 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Zurich Var (E33) 0-1 Rob the pin
Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1939 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E35) 0-1Rob the pin
I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 19 moves, 0-1

Vera Menchik (1906-1944); Women's World Champion (1927-1944)
Menchik vs Colle, 1929 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1 Spearhead
Chandler vs Ulf Andersson, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner (E41) 1-0 Q raid, K walk
V Milov vs Chiburdanidze, 2002
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg (E43) 1-0 Open g-file
S Matveeva vs M Litinskaya-Shul, 1993
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1 The horse is hers!
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Normal. Bishop Attack (E47) 1-0 Dbl Crossfire
Zhao Zong-Yuan vs M Pacheco, 2006 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 42 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 Spearhead
Kasparov vs TV viewers, 1991 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal (E53) 1-0 Tactics prevail!!
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Triple on the open g-file
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

Keres and Kotov, The Art of the Middle Game.
Kotov vs Bronstein, 1944 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Normal Var (E70) 0-1 Long range attack
O Moiseev vs Simagin, 1951 
(E70) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

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

KID Six Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 Exposed K gets whacked
S Mariotti vs Gligoric, 1969 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 1-0 Cramp, N sac, Spearhead
Gulko vs W E Poutrus, 1966 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 1
Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

Kramnik's 2008 Game Of The Year - a tactical tour de force
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2008 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 33 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 1-0Model game
Kramnik vs Grischuk, 2012 
(E97) King's Indian, 29 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

Chess variants /King's Gambit (000) 1-0 Pin wins again
W G Ward vs H Browne, 1874 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

The Turk is operated by Jacques-Francois Mouret
Sturmer vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 20 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 Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 0-1 Uncastled P grabs
L Waldstein vs Zukertort, 1864 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

French, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (D30) 1-0 Back rank weakness
C Nakamura vs A Caoili, 1998 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

KGA, Philidor Gambit (C38) 1-0 PM sacs both kNights
Morphy vs A Meek, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Blindfold; Supreme piling on the pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Full piece coord
Morphy vs G W Medley, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 How not to play Fischer's Def
Morphy vs B Tilghman, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Superior development matters...it allows you to sacrfice!
Morphy vs NN, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA, Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Two pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Furious action
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA 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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Brilliancy
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Gambit Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Kside crusher; notes by JHB
Blackburne vs J B Payne, 1862  
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 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, Horwitz Attack 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Make an = or > threat
Horwitz vs Staunton, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 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

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

QGD Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Minority Attack w/N pair vs B pair
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 White changes attack
Taimanov vs Kotov, 1953 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

Tate the Tactician! What an excellent series of exchanges!
E Tate vs G Sagalchik, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Attack (D64) 1-0 h-file battery
V Vukovic vs A Vajda, 1925 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 46 of Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Janowski vs O Chajes, 1916 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Zukertort / QGA (D02) 1-0 Watch those diagonal checks
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

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

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

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 See rustyrook notes
Kolisch vs Rhodes / Walker, 1861 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 The K joins
Bologan vs G Sargissian, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 50 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 1-0 Timing is every
Anderssen vs Horwitz, 1851  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 1-0 Resembles Jerome Gambit
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 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

Renaud & Kahn's The Art of the Checkmate, pp. 79-80
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' w/a Spearhead
M Brohl vs W Glaeser, 1988 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 13 moves, 0-1

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