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Hammer the 6th Rank (Black hits 3rd Rank) II
Compiled by fredthebear

The minor pieces shine here -- or get destroyed.

After we have paid our dutiful respects to such frigid virtues as calculation, foresight, self-control and the like, we always come back to the thought that speculative attack is the lifeblood of chess. — Fred Reinfeld

Thank you Prashla, mmzkr, shach matov, Cowboyfan.

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

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

Van't Kruijs Opening/English (A00) 1-0 Smothered #
B Corneliussen vs Martin Jensen, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 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

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

Five Mover; Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1
Barney vs Mccrum, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 White musn't move on qside
M Greenwalt vs B Wall, 1983 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker (A02) 0-1The cure killed him
M Dragicevic vs R Gralla, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Boden's Mate w/a Q
Krauthauser vs Herrmann, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

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

Zukertort: Lisitsyn Gambit (A04) · 1-0 Must Know Crusher
H Haberditz vs Hysek, 1938 
(A04) Reti Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Semi-Tarrash Def(A08)  0-1 Q sac, diagonal mate net
K V Shantharam vs K Murugan, 1994 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 0-1

Pseudo-Boden's Mate; supported Rook variation on open b-file.
Joel Benjamin vs N Gamboa, 1995 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 15 moves, 1-0

K's English. 3 Knights System (A27) 1-0 Pin, Q sac>weak squares
P Schoeber vs E Bouwmans, 1981 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 9 moves, 1-0

Colle->Stonewall Attk vs QID Fianchetto(A40) 1-0 g-file bashin'
Vecsey / Allies vs Breyer, 1921 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered #
L Taro vs B Neale, 1949 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Smothered Mate w/pin
Henricksen vs Bjarne Pedersen, 1937 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Smothered Mate w/pin
Olszewski vs Kasaja, 1989 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 Smothered Mate w/pin
B Farzamfar vs R Gralla, 2006 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Benoni /KID Four Pawns. Dynamic Attack (A56)1-0 Gain time on Q
Korchnoi vs Gheorghiu, 1986
(A56) Benoni Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic Var (A89) 0-1 Black turns the table
I Farago vs P Poutiainen, 1975  
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 21 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. 4Pawns Attk. Trifunovic (B03) 0-1 A Masterpiece
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen, Miles Line (B04) 1-0 N+ robs pin
O Johannesson vs H Haga, 2012 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 13 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen-Haakert (B04) 1-0Pin game clincher
B Al-Hajiri vs M Hamal, 2014 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 15 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 What a slugfest!
E Najer vs T L Petrosian, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Gotch ya!
Keres vs E Guthi, 1964 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Quick smothered mate using the pin
C R Gurnhill vs W H Banks, 1962 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 6 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
M Warren vs Jan Selman, 1930 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed 4.Bb5 (B23) 1-0 26.Nh7# Smothered Mate
A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Traditional 3.Bb5 (B25) 1-0 Intermezzo discipline
I Makka vs A Papathanasiou, 2008
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System Kan (B28) 1-0 N invasion
A Sokolov vs S Siebrecht, 2001
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian Nge7 is trouble (B30) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Levitina vs Goltsova, 1978 
(B30) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

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

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

Danish G. (C21) 1-0 13.Bf6!! Candy is dandy but liquor is qckr!
Lindehn vs Steinitz, 1864 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Dbl R sacrifice, Q sacrifice
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

White holds off checkmate with a check... but it's not enough
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1859 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Variation. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 Nx_+
J Mieses vs NN, 1900 
(C27) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Castle opposite, rob the pin
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Fabulous, faulty Kside sac attack
K Pinkas vs Gizelak, 1973 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Kside crusher uses all the pieces
L Day vs J R Stopa, 1988 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0 Deflection
Keres vs H Malmgren, 1934
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Arabian Mate w/B help
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Gianutio Cntrgambit (C34) 1-0 GT2K Dbl B attk by both sides
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 N fork robs pin
Bronstein vs Koblents, 1945 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 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

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

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Nxc7+
Schoeler vs Zirlacher, 1966 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 GT2K
Stoltz vs Saemisch, 1932 
(C39) 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

McConnell Def. 2...Qf6?! (C40) 1-0Royal Punishment by 12 yr old
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0 Beautiful fork or mate
Romanishin vs H Van Riemsdijk, 1979 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Elephant G. Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1R sac sets Boden's #
Reshevsky vs E D Duncan, 1921 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def., Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q finalizer
O Krause vs B Leussen, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense vs Italian c3, d3(C41) 1-0 Smothered Q is next
F De la Paz vs A H Wohl, 2001 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Neat Q trap
Leonhardt vs NN, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 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: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1/2-1/2 Psycho Ns
I Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponziani Spanish Var. Harrwitz Attk Nikitin G. (C44) 0-1 SUPER!
Lutt vs Keres, 1934 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Scotch Game: Relfsson Gambit (C44) 1-0 U don't C this Everyday
Birchbeer vs NN, 1995 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0Nice Q deflection sac to mate
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 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

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

Italian Game: Rousseau G / Latvian G (C50) 1-0Unique semi-smoth
H G Gunderam vs A Grava, 1970 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Muller vs Bayer, 1908 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 1-0 Bullied on the 6th
Koltanowski vs McClary, 1962 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Paulsen (C51) 1-0 A variety of techniques to mate
Zukertort vs Allies, 1869
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

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

The Brazillian Immortal; Note White's 24th move: its worth it.
J Caldas Vianna vs A S Paes de Barros, 1900  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0Rob the pin
Tiviakov vs G Sargissian, 2004 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Italian, Two Knights Def. / Hungarian (C55) 1-0 Kside attack
Koltanowski vs Brett Thompson, 1948 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 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

Morphy said: "I want to play with the young NAPOLEON ...!"
Morphy vs Napoleao dos Santos, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1Another conquering Q
G A Thomas vs Keres, 1937 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 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 (B90) 1-0 Exchange sac, Discovery+ comin'
Kaidanov vs Wojtkiewicz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Discovery
I Cheparinov vs J Cortes Lizano, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Game 115 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn.
Akopian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 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 Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Ns hammer 6th
Radjabov vs Anand, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 16 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter (C42)0-1 g-file
J Cvitanic vs Pavasovic, 1993 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

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

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sacs P, N, B, R
J C Benjamin vs Graham Carter, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Sacs for 3 Ps
Krogius vs O Chernikov, 1970 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...NxNd4?! 5.QxNd4 (C45) 1-0 R Discovered + edge
C Garcia De Lomas Guerrero vs V Kympergr, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 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, Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Some captures r better than othrs
K Waldner vs NN, 1910 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Pawn thrusts
T van Scheltinga vs A Henriksen, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Fantastic Scotch Game attack by 12-year-old prodigy
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Where's the Hulk?
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Three Knights, Scotch Dec (C46) 1-0 Qh5+ creates mate by B pair
W Donisthorpe vs Mundell, 1892 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C47) 1-0 Bxf7+ w/a twist
Astapovich vs Golosov, 1967 
(C47) Four Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted NxNd4 QxNd4 (C47) 1-0 Red flag N
Ali Kamouss vs K El Amari, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Piano, Black Fishin' Pole(C50) 13 moves, 0-1 Q decoy sac
Schwartz vs Hartlaub, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

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

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

Italian Game: Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 1-0 Dynamite!
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1801 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 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

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Rob the pin
Lasker vs NN, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Nd4 (C61) 0-1 Greco Mate Attack -> Spearhead
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical (C64) 1-0 Smothered Queenmate!
Z von Balla vs A Ritzen, 1914 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Qside Greek Gift
D Waterman vs R Samo, 1974 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 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 Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1 3 decoy sacs
R Lau vs S Smagin, 1990 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 23 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

Polish O (A00) 0-1 miniature: Develop, don't expand both sides
R Zile vs Nyberg, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Polish Sokolsky Attack vs KID (A00) 0-1 Kolty's recommendation
Kozomara vs Robert E Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Declined 3.g5 (A00) 1-0Keene's Def. - Slick Unpin!
C Bloodgood vs B Brown, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 0-1 e3 cramps White
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2017 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening/Dbl Fio Reti (A00) 0-1 Blockade backward pawn
B Wall vs J R Boyce, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack/Chess Variant (000) Two mating squares
Nimzowitsch vs Leelaus, 1910 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01) 0-1Arabian Mate w/Q
L Josteinsson vs Petursson, 1984 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Bird, From Gambit. Declined (A02) 1-0 N sac opens h-file
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Be2 Stonewall's Sicilian fio (A02) 1-0SmashingKsideFinish
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Rook ending promotion
Capablanca vs I S Turover, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 65 moves, 1-0

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 / Bind vs Dbl Fio (A04) 1-0 White Knights die well
R Vera vs J Becerra Rivero, 1996 
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Zukertort, Pirc Invite (A04) 1-0 Connected Passers, Immune Q
R Garcia vs S Schweber, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Santasiere's Folly (A06) 0-1 Superb combo
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1933 
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs Sic French (A07) 1-0 P wedge on h-file
Zhou Weiqi vs Yifan Hou, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

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

KIA Pachman System (A07) 1-0 Mighty fine knight work!
Vasiukov vs Alburt, 1972 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sicilian(A08) 1-0 Sacrifice the Rooks!
E Vladimirov vs G Agzamov, 1977 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti, Sicilian Var (A08) 0-1 Demonic Decoy Sacrifice
G Forintos vs Spassky, 1960 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

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

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Smashing Rook sac
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1969 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 1-0 Galloping Knight
S Cicak vs A Khruschiov, 2008 
(A13) English, 48 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13)0-1 67 aint old
I Kovalenko vs Sveshnikov, 2017 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0 Q, N & P
Kramnik vs A Mista, 2014 
(A14) English, 34 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. QID(A15) 1-0 Blind Swine to Arabian#
Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 45 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight (A15) 1-0 Pesky White Ns!
Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

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

King's English. Botvinnik System (A26) 1-0 Sac for a passer
Kasparov vs Short, 1990 
(A26) English, 48 moves, 1-0

K's English. Three Knights System (A27) 1-0 Black took the bait
J Loy vs R Erickson, 1989 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Four Knights (A35) 1-0 Boa constrictor
Karpov vs Ribli, 1980 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 1-0

Owen's Defense (B00) 1-0 8.Nxe6 creates light square issues
F Tahirov vs S Pukkinen, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Declined (A40) 0-1 Fishing Pole Attack on h-file
H Krebs vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1 The castled K wins again
H W Apperly vs H Charlick, 1894 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense/Modern/Dutch d6, f5 (A41) 0-1 Knights on the edge
A Meszaros vs V Beim, 1999 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 47 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Rossolimo Var (A41) 1-0Blitz; Pin, Remove Defender
W So vs Kasparov, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense (A43) 0-1 Black Pawn Phalanx Tsunami!
Zhe Quan vs E Tate, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 55 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni. Schmid Var (A43) 0-1 Bishop to the 3rd rank!
C Hayes vs L Schmid, 1954 
(A43) Old Benoni, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Trompowsky Attack vs. Pseudo-Stonewall Def (A45) 1-0Discovered#
Janowski vs W Michel, 1926 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 Q blunder
Bacrot vs M Vukic, 2004 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

KID / Benoni (A48) 1-0 N sac blunder boomerangs into N mate
A E Post vs J Mieses, 1914 
(A48) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Janowski Var (A53) 0-1 Ng2 & Ng7?!
S Strating vs V Georgiev, 2000 
(A53) Old Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense (A53) 1-0 Very impressive attack
Gelfand vs A Dunnington, 1988 
(A53) Old Indian, 47 moves, 1-0

Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 White queen is a decoy-fork machine!
Kramnik vs A Mascarenhas, 1991 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 White erupts
Krogius vs A Kuznetsov, 1962 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

You won't believe your eyes.
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

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

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

Benoni Defense: Classical (A70) 1-0 Q to the 6th wins
N Pogonina vs A Kizhikina, 1996
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) 0-1 Pin, Bf3 outpost, Q sac opens h-file
G Abramovic vs Botvinnik, 1924 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 0-1

Cologne 1992 (zugzwang GOTD)
Tal vs F Reinemer, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Balogh Defense (A82) 1-0 Hole on e6
A Bigg vs T Clarke, 2004 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Defense (A51) 0-1 Dbl B plus N Sacrifice
J M Ripley vs O Hardy, 1963 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 11 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian Var(B00) 0-1Another f3 gone wrong
A Karklins vs A Dunne, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def vs Kside Fio (B01) 1-0 Pin
Caruana vs C Majer, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Scandinavian Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Impressive crusher
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Variants / Cntr Cntr Dec. (000) 1-0 The better player receives
Philidor vs J Bruehl, 1789 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Icelandic-Palme G. (B01)0-1 All3 heavy pieces
A Sokolov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
I Nepomniachtchi vs P Potapov, 2015 
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Black forces perpetual vs WC
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Def. Declined / C-K (B01) 0-1 R on 6th!
M Salami vs M Godena, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 35 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Where r u going now?
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3.Nf3 Bg4 4.Be2 (B01) 1-0 White survives discomfort
K Tjolsen vs S Marder, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Exquisit Q manuever
Keres vs L Schmid, 1961 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Different capture
H Von Hennig vs I Engert, 1932 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Central batteries, N invasion
Boleslavsky vs N Kopilov, 1949 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4Pawns Attack (B03) Tal blows the center to bits
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

The Mammoth Book of The World's Greatest Chess Games.
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 Rapid 2 piece attack grows
Vasiukov vs Bagirov, 1972 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 35 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0Dbl Knt Sacs aid Bs
M Yeo vs A T Erdal-Smith, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 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

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

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 17 straight pawn moves
E J Diemer vs T Heiling, 1984 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

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

Game 340: Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Even the last position makes a person stop and think
Bronstein vs S Conquest, 1996 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Greco Mate on h-file is coming!
I Berzina vs B I Franco Valencia, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Wing Gambit vs Caro-Kann Def (B10) 1-0 Black can't figure out N
M Surtees vs J Houska, 2008 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10)It's all in the continuation
Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 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

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

Caro-Kann, Advance Var (B12) 1-0 N on 6th, Arabian #
Nimzowitsch vs A Giese, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 24: Jon Speelman's Best Games
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 13: Beating the Caro-Kann by V. Kotronias
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 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

The Sorcerer's Apprentice by David Bronstein, Game 37
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

C-K Classical Miniature (B18) 1-0 A modern smothered mate
F Carame vs M Matto, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Ng6! Nf5!
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 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

Sicilian, Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1 c & e pawns are moved
Molinari vs Bordais, 1979 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian (B20) Alternative defense to BDG gets smothered
Deming vs Cornell, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 6 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 Paulsen (B21) 1-0 Just like Tal!!
R Malpert vs B Rind, 1992 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 B sac breakthrough at base
J M Hodgson vs H Kingston, 1999 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 3 in Morphy: Move by Move by Zenón Franco
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 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 Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Sweet tactical treats
Tiviakov vs J Rivera Rodriguez, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Clever demolition sacrifice 21.Nxe6
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Chameleon Miniature (B23) 0-1Hole/Smothered Mate
Marjanovic vs I Zhivanov, 1946 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 6 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Nf3-Bg2-No f4 (B23) 1-0 Ne5xNg6 sac
Adams vs P Mellier, 1995
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Bg2-Ne2-f4 (B23) 1-0 Kside pawn thrust
E Degerstedt vs R Vik-Hansen, 2007
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0Castled K wins again w/help from Q pin
W Watson vs T Karolyi Jr., 1986
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B25) 1-0 The thinnest chance
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 Positional sacrifice
L Merenyi vs Capablanca, 1928 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Old Sic (B30) Semi-smothered, potential discovered attack
Bjesman vs Minosjan, 1982 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 B blockade on 6th
Rossolimo vs K Galia, 1948
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Corridor #
M Martinez Romero vs D Gonzales, 2014 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 0-1 R sacrifice pin, deflection break thru
E Cunha vs Kramnik, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Over Creative
Bronstein vs Geller, 1955 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0No trouble
Vasiukov vs Hartston, 1966 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fchtto(B31) 0-1Buried Treasure
S Fedorchuk vs M Oleksienko, 2004 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 6 moves
Granter vs Haily, 1984 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Taimanov youtube link
Karpov vs Taimanov, 1977 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

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

The Danish Immortal
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian-French Variation. Open (B40)1-0 Nxe6! cracks the vault
L Williams vs K Spraggett, 1973 
(B40) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Black moves his queen four times and gets smothered
D Smith vs E Heiny, 1974 
(B40) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian e6, d6, a6. Open (B40) 1-0 R sac maintains d7 pin
Y Zhou vs S Williams, 2012 
(B40) Sicilian, 23 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 Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Beautiful back rank deflecti
Kavalek vs Khodos, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 1-0 Exchange Sac into K hunt
Kramnik vs Leko, 2000 
(B44) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Cross 'em up this way and that!
Anand vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 2004 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Occupy the center
L Christiansen vs M Zivanic, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
NN vs T McCracken, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Modern Variations (B50) 1-0 A masterstroke!!
B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(B50) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 P sac, P squeeze
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside Pawn Roller
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 3 en prise
Geller vs Kogan, 1946 
(B53) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 A Golden Game
Vasiukov vs Van Wely, 2002 
(B53) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 0-1 Bold sac attk
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1993 
(B57) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57) 1-0 Invade 6th
Fischer vs Benko, 1959 
(B57) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Boleslavsky (B58) 1-0 Charge of Knights!
E Paoli vs C Kottnauer, 1949 
(B58) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer (B60) 1-0 Sac on e6; pins
Nezhmetdinov vs Suetin, 1947 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 29 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

Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Variation Early deviations (B62) 0-1
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern(B62) 0-1Violence both sides
Kudrin vs M Wilder, 1987 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical Tartakower Line (B74) 0-1 Tag team
H Kokkoris vs Botvinnik, 1962 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B75) 1-0 Race of the Rooks
M Farre vs A Gudmundsson, 1958 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Superb!
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack ML (B77) 1-0 Sacs & a passer
Karpov vs E Gik, 1968 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 P lever chews it up
Suetin vs Kupreichik, 1974
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 35 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. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Crazy tactics
Wei Yi vs Zhou Jianchao, 2013 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Of 145 games in the OE in this line, 8. Nf5 White's only choice
M Massironi vs F Stips, 2007 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Polgar punishes Black for allowing pawn to arrive to f6
Zsofia Polgar vs Suba, 1989 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

Ch. 10, p.149 Modern Art of Attack by Smith & Hall
Karpov vs E Cobo Arteaga, 1972 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Amber (Rapid) 2008, ( Informat 102 Best Game!)
Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt (B88) 0-1 Guns drawn all
J Jezek vs Boleslavsky, 1957 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J Aijala vs T Leppamaki, 1968 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Nxg7 cracks the dam
Fedorov vs Z Lanka, 1997 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 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 6.Bc4 (B90)1-0 Q sac for P block; enter h-file
H Asauskas vs V Malisauskas, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 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 Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Dismantle pawn shield
I Nepomniachtchi vs D Frolyanov, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attk (B90) 0-1 Conquests of the Knights
V Petkovski vs G Timoshenko, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard p. 19
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) Var (B91) 1-0 Rob the pin
Kieninger vs Mross, 1941 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 Brutal Kside pile-up
Panov vs N Sorokin, 1953 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 B offer
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Var (B94) 1-0 Impressive Demolition
Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 W pounds the 6th, two Q sacs
M Stean vs Browne, 1974 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96)1-0 "All Hellers Breaking L
E G F Hellers vs Polugaevsky, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Rocking the Ramparts - Guide to Attacking Chess by Christiansen
Leko vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2001 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 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: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Strong central square
Steinitz vs Max Weiss, 1882  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

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

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

FrenchNc6 Exchange C01 Game 93 in Chess Praxis by Nimzowitsch
D Enoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 10.Bxh6 sac Kside attack
Blackburne vs W Potter, 1876 
(C01) French, Exchange, 49 moves, 1-0

French Advance, Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Famous suffocation
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

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

French Advance 6.Be2. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady Kside march
Kasparov vs K Klimczok, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1/2-1/2 N+ perpetual
Gelfand vs Ivanchuk, 1985 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Qside attack uses open b-file
Hydra vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 29 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

French Tarrasch. Open ML (C09) 1-0 Bxh3 gxBh3 starts K hunt
Panov vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Spectacular finish
Caruana vs E Berg, 2008 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Dbl threat crusher!
H Lohmann vs Teschner, 1950 
(C10) French, 10 moves, 0-1

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

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Invading N blast
Yanofsky vs J Therien, 1947 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn ML (C11)1-0 Ns fixin' 2bust up the joint
Ponomariov vs Ivanchuk, 2002 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Two mating squares
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 1996 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exch (C11)0-1 W is cut-off; OCB+Rs EG
Chigorin vs E Delmar, 1889 
(C11) French, 135 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 N & R on 6th
Nakamura vs N Vitiugov, 2012 
(C11) French, 66 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer(C15) 1-0 Ignore the threat, check for +
J Minckwitz vs S Mieses, 1872 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Winawer. Advance Var (C17) 1-0 R sac on move 6?!
Petrosian vs Kelendzheridze, 1945 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

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

French Winawer. Poisoned P (C18) 1-0 f6 is a great station
I Al-Rufaye vs N Al Jelda, 2001 
(C18) French, Winawer, 18 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 White can't stop Ba6
NN vs Lasker, 1905 
(C21) Center Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Hit the 6th, Seize open lines
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 Ne6 pow!
Y Neishtadt vs NN, 1950 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 h-file battery
Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 R sac breakthrough, lovely Ns ending
Nimzowitsch vs Hilse, 1904 
(C25) Vienna, 65 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 h-file battery
Gufeld vs U Tarve, 1969 
(C27) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Dark Square Battle
V Rut vs P A Connors, 1990 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bryan CG (C33)0-1 K walk; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Pseudo-Arab # next p. 67 Vuckovic
Gunsberg vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Dbl B pins, more!!
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Dominate kNight on the 6th
Anderssen vs Paulsen, 1873 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Jaenisch / FrenchX (C42) 1-0 Pins
Deep Sjeng vs Almond, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Discovered Attack
Fischer vs R Chalker, 1964 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 11 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45) 1-0 Rob the pin, & back defender
D Howell vs M Roiz, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0 Blissful pawn grabbing bites back
F Hamperl vs Wongi Baek, 2006 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 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

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

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

Four Knights Spanish. Classical Var (C48)1-0 P fork trick works
Leonhardt vs Spielmann, 1906 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

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

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

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Puzzle maker creates OTB!
Loyd vs S Rosenthal, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Another f3 suicide
S Martinovic vs Velimirovic, 1981 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

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

This 9...d5 Evans Gambit plays like a Max Lange Attack
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var. Cordel Line 5...Be7 (C51) 0-1 6th
M Yeo vs S Haslinger, 2007
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy next
Napoleao dos Santos vs J Caldas Vianna, 1880 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Devestating B pair
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Dramatic R sacrfice
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

"the one book Bobby didn't go through"
A Hoffmann vs Fischer, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Evans Gambit (C52) 1-0 An original beauty for the ages
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1825 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical (C53) 0-1 Now don't get fooled! See Greco-NN
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit (C53)1-0 2 Rook lifts w/N
Jobava vs Karjakin, 2013 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 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

Italian Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 20.Ne6!?
Rossolimo vs A Dunkelblum, 1950 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 42 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. Polerio Def Kieseritsky (C58) 1-0 Pawn pyramid
Bronstein vs E Rojahn, 1956 
(C58) Two Knights, 38 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 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 Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 W occupies the 6th rank
Fritz vs Khalifman, 2005 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 53 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

Great Moves Never Made: 19.Ne4-d6!!
Short vs Timman, 2008 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl+
A Ambanelli vs R Frith, 1981 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1/2-1/2 She had the last word!
Pribyl vs A Ornstein, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

A -TREMENDOUS- example of tactical play by Kramnik.
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 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. Kholmov Var (C92) 1-0 N&Heavies down the middle
Bronstein vs Lilienthal, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 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 Game: Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Photo
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Perhaps the Dutch pronunciation is TEA-MAN..., not TIME-MAN.
Timman vs Kasparov, 1985 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Chigorin (C96) 0-1 Hole on the 3rd
Maroczy vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 57 moves, 0-1

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

My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Shocron, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 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

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

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

BDG Lemberger CG. Simple Variation (D00) 1-0 Discovered # in 8!
E J Diemer vs NN, 1979 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Boden's Mate
E J Diemer vs Portz, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Sarratt Attack 8.c4 (D00) 0-1 Blind swine w/a Q sac
L O Hauge vs F Lindsoe, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

London System vs Chigorin Def (D02) 1-0 FABULOUS R SACS!!
Larsen vs J Kristiansen, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Early exchanges by GMs do not have to end in draws!
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Yudasin, 1991 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Zukertort/Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Stunning interference
M Shereshevsky vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 Nuisance Rook
C R Riordan vs G Sagalchik, 2001 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Kozar vs Kutznetsov, 1969 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Royal fork makes use of pawn pin that can no longer defend
K B Finn vs W C Palmer, 1903 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Smothered Mate
D Miller vs Peterson, 1959 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line(D08) 0-1 "Smothered Check"
J Rascher vs W Seemann, 1988 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Bg4 Line (D09) 0-1 Leakin oil
S Yuferov vs Kupreichik, 1972 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 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

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 Get the Q in close
Kramnik vs Van Wely, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

C5 Complex Focal Points p.114 Art of Attack by Vladimir Vukovic
Euwe vs Flohr, 1939 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav, Chameleon Advance System (D15) 1-0 A smashing finish
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 0-1 Q sac leads to mate
G Milos vs P Carlsson, 2012 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17) 0-1 Arabian Mate
P Cramling vs Hector, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Central. Greco Variation (D20) 0-1Wild
L Javakhishvili vs R Edouard, 2015 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

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 Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1-0 A good old fashioned whip
Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 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

QGD Vienna (D24) 1-0 Q sac works w/help of tumbling knights
B Avrukh vs N Guliyev, 2006 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Rubinstein Var(D27) 1-0 Bustin' through
J Kulbacki vs A Zerm, 1992 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

QGA-IQP tactics-Ktxf7 demolition-11.Rc1
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

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

QGAccepted: Rosenthal Variation (D30) 1-0Run around by a kNight
Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 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

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

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Copycat (D32) 1-0 Beautiful Qh6
D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

G324: "Wonders & Curiosities of Chess" /Chernev
Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Schlechter drew a World Championship Match with Lasker in 1910.
Schlechter vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Both Kings take a stroll in a tactical battle w/out Queens
Portisch vs Pinter, 1984 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

QGD Capablanca (D43) 1-0 Victory w/tripled pawns is rare
Carlos Torre vs M A Schapiro, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik System. Lilienthal Var (D44) 0-1 Flank
J Wendt vs R Vasquez Schroeder, 2005
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 R&Q sac; Philidor's Legacy
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

41 ... Rf6xf3! Black c8-queen has c2-safe square to attack g2-K
V Chuchelov vs Shirov, 2009 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

Nice knight sacrifice initiates beautiful finish!
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Wade Var (D47) 0-1 Flush the King
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Meran (D48) 0-1 Mate by a lethal decoy and deflection
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Meran (D48) 1-0 A Knight on 6th is a pain in the
R Grau vs Euwe, 1924 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 47 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Modern (D50) 1-0 Help ALL your pieces
B Blumin vs G Hellman, 1939 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD TMB (D58) 0-1 Caught in the center, tied up in knots.
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 0-1

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

King, Bishop & Knight mate pattern vs lone King
Baburin vs G Shahade, 2001 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 135 moves, 0-1

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

Minor pieces surround adverse King and find nice way to mate!
G Grigore vs Holzke, 1993 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 31 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1 Dark Horse
Aronian vs Topalov, 2008 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petrosian, Petrosian Attack (E12) 1-0 Gorgeous
Goldin vs I Efimov, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Kasparov Attk (E12) 0-1 N on 3rd
Z Kozul vs Bologan, 2005 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check Intermezzo Line (E15) 0-1 Strip P shield
Pelletier vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch (E25) 0-1 Black has two Queens
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Def. Leningrad Var(E30) 1-0Bold B, penetrating N
Bologan vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2011 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 31 moves, 1-0

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 Def. Classical (E32) 0-1 Destructive Sac Exchange!
J Jezek vs Pachman, 1953 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 Fishin' Pole
Carlsen vs N Ibraev, 2004 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Grandmaster Chess by Glenn Flear
Kamsky vs Short, 1994 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1 Smothered #
Reshevsky vs R Margolit, 1968 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 9 moves, 0-1

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

C-K/NID Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 Get the Q in close
Tkachiev vs Potkin, 2007 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 32 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Box 75, page 97, 30...? to win (modified)
M Surgies vs Fischer, 1957 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Attack with Mikhail Tal by the man himself
A Bannik vs Tal, 1957 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 45 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Def. Averbakh. Flexible Defense (E70)1-0 Kickin' it!
Tan Zhongyi vs Ying Zhu, 2015 
(E73) King's Indian, 27 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

King's Indian Def. Six Pawns Attack (E77) 0-1 R sac opens way
G Horvath vs Kupreichik, 1992 
(E77) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

A pin, a sacrifice, or a hammer blow!
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch Dble Fianchetto (E82) 0-1 Pins are a pain in the r
Hort vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Yates Defense (E83) 0-1 Lolli Mate threat
Seirawan vs Xie Jun, 2002 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 0-1

KID Normal vs 6.h3 (E90) Bold kNights and piling on the pin
Kavalek vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 0-1 Pin & Passer
J Gustafsson vs Kramnik, 2012 
(E92) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Aronin-Taimanov Def (E97) 0-1 Bishops rule
Granda Zuniga vs Judit Polgar, 1992 
(E97) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Classical Misc.(E98) 0-1Informant Best Game Prize
Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 Bxh6 works
E J Diemer vs M Rauch, 1953 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attk vs Tartakower (D00) 1-0 Castling unpins the e-pawn
Kamsky vs A Goganov, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Exchange. Schallopp Var (D12) 1-0Trouble on light sqs
Alekhine vs R L Bornholz, 1929 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Charousek (Petrosian) Var (D31) 0-1 f3, R sac, Q&N together
Lautier vs Vaganian, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein's Immortal
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Incredible straight jacket
S F St Jermain Steadman vs Ed. Lasker, 1913 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

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

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh6 triggers Kside attack
S Smagin vs N Monin, 1986 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Blammo!
Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Poisoned P (A45) 1-0 Some Ns are better than
J M Hodgson vs R Pert, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

London System vs Hedgehog (A46) 1-0 Seize open lines!!
Kamsky vs Tiviakov, 2007 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Queen sac for ONLY 2 pieces and a long fight. Newborn classic!
B Ider vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Ukrainian (A54) 0-1 Q sac removes key defender
K Kalantar vs Petrosian, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical (A70) 0-1 Black sac attack
Birbrager vs Tal, 1953 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 38 moves, 0-1

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