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f6 II
Compiled by fredthebear
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How strong is the move f6? Perhaps a better question is how weak is the move f6? While I'm a fair weather friend of the Dutch Defense, I'd play f6 as a last resort.


King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Resembles Damiano's Defense w/a Qmate
B Wall vs D Ferguson, 1989 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Q's Knight Def (C30) 1-0 Spearhead w/N#
Lasker vs C R McBride, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit Declined 2...f6? (C30) 1-0 Destroyed ala Damiano
W Knoop vs L Malandain, 1995 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Famous N sacrifice
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 45: A First Book of Morphy by Frisco Del Rosario
Morphy vs B Tilghman, 1859 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Variants ? (000) 1-0
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 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

Scotch Gambit vs Uncommon 1...f6 is the worst defense (A00) 1-0
J A Diaz Rodriguez vs M Maximiano Burgos, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

1...f6Artic Def? (A04)Take my R or N; connected doubled pawns!?
P Hammargren vs E J Diemer, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 0-1 Early Q exchange, R to 2nd
J C Meyer vs Tal, 1988 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def. Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 The power of the pin
Hoeregott vs W Schlage, 1929 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 Notes by Nunn
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Linares Var (D20) 1-0 R&N Sacs
Shirov vs Kramnik, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Black grabs two pawns and gets mated
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Smothered Mate 2b
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense 3...f6?! (B10) 0-1White resigned prematurely
E Cravens vs Curt Jensen, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 8 moves, 0-1

C-K Defense, Two Knights Attack (B11) 1-0 The passer is coming
Noteboom vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Q sac; Onlookers spellbound III
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz Attack 2.e5 f6 (C00) 0-1 What an escape!
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French Advance. 6.Be2 f6 Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Zwischenzugs sting
Romanishin vs Ivanchuk, 1986 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Bold B sac, tumbling Ns
J A Hedman Senarega vs Romanishin, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Guimard Defense ML (C04) 1-0 Pile on the pin
T Sorensen vs V Benins, 1991
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 17 moves, 1-0

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

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

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Pseudo-Legall's # w/discovery Nh8++
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Incredible sacs into Philidor's Legacy
F Young vs L Dore, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Main Line (C25) 1-0 f6 blunder
M Fierro vs L Maria, 1994 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Boden's Mate threat
Marmorosh vs Polani, 1928 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Damiano Gambit Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1-0Black Q is trapped
J Krejcik vs R Muenz, 1911 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Scholar's Mate variation w/a kNight
P R Hindley vs W Ramsey, 1963 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def 5.g4 Shirov Gambit (C41) 1-0 Where is Black going?
I Nepomniachtchi vs S Hautot, 2006 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 3...f6? (C41) 1-0 Pseudo Legal's mate w/2 Bs
T Draisma vs J de Graaf, 1954 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 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

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

4Knights, Halloween Gambit (C47) 1-0 A brief but bloody game
P Schoupal vs J Spalek, 2004 
(C47) Four Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian (C50) 1-0 f6 is bad, g5 worse! Move pieces, not pawns!
Hartlaub vs H Rosenbaum, 1892 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 6 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical 4.0-0. Albin Gambit (C50) 1-0 Non-stop
I K Sukandar vs M Pleim, 2004 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

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

The spirit of Tal must have been delighted see the Evans Gambit
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware Var (C51) Old game; Qd5 fork is coming
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 1-0 The Black Q is lost
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Steinitz' Immortal Game - von Bardeleben walked out!!!
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense (C55) 1-0 Dbl Check #
Koltanowski vs K B Richardson, 1960 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 12 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

Spanish Game: Cozio Defense (C60) 1-0Discovered Dbl Attack by P
Karpov vs L Tagmatarxis, 2001 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird (C61) 1-0 Q sac into Greco Mate on h-file
S Pencil vs G Goltsoff, 1976 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Classical. Central Var (C64) 1-0 Pawn rampage, Q sac
G Neumann vs J Schulten, 1865 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 16 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 See tpstar notes for system lesson
Koltanowski vs J O'Hanlon, 1937 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

QGD Albin Countrgambit (D08) 0-1Capture or interpose is useless
H Shearer vs C Shearer, 1939 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 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 Bf5 Line(D09) 0-1 Q sac, h-file
H Dinser vs D Mione, 1996 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 24 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

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

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

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

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Kf8!? 5. c3!? (A00) 1-0 Slashing Pawn
K H Woschkat vs B Plath, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1-0 Fool's Mate: f6 is bad, g5 is worse!
H Klip vs T Bottema, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 0-1 Crossfire; Rob the pin
R Bertholee vs Ljubojevic, 1997
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / KIA (A00) 0-1Clearance Sac into Lawnmower #
Velimirovic vs Skembris, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

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 2...f6 Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 R+ deflects Q
Tartakower vs Reti, 1919 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1-0 Arabian Mate plus 1 move
Lucena vs Quintana, 1515 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening 1...e5 2...Ne7 (A00) 1-0 Q trap, pins, activity
G Welling vs E Bongers, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Game 7 in 'How Good is your Chess?' by Daniel John King.
Fischer vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Annotated by Larsen in Chess Informant 8, game 1.
Larsen vs F Martinez Ibrahim, 1969 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 Discovery, Pins
Zukertort vs Schmidt, 1869 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

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

White's last move is one of the most beautiful ever played
Tarrasch vs Allies, 1914  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening /Larsen Attack vs f6 P chain (A04) 0-1 Photo
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1971 
(A04) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 0-1

Reti/Catalan vs QGD Tartakower's Def; Defend + w/a Discovered +
I Zemtsov vs S Repin, 2007 
(A06) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio / KIA: Keres Var (A07) 1-0 Imbalanced, computer-like
Fritz vs Crafty, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 74 moves, 1-0

KIA 1e4 e6 2.Qe2 (A07) 1-0 Tussle over pin; R vs B & passer
Chigorin vs Olland, 1907 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 80 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. 4Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Adorjan notes; Q trap
Adorjan vs G Glatt, 1982  
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. 4Knights (A35) 0-1 Black's predicament
H Banikas vs D Kosic, 2008 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 61 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1 Smothered Mate robs the pin
W Verdonk vs Nobbe, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit Complex: Felbecker Gambit (A40) 1-0 Greek gift
Alekhine vs T Lovewell, 1923 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 R sac, 2 N's coordinate
Korchnoi vs D Solak, 2002 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 19 moves, 1-0

Indian Game Bf4, f3, g4 (A45) 1-0 Kside pawn thrust, sacs
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle vs Indian / Tartakower (A46) 1-0 Criss-cross bishops, pin
Vidmar vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Which Q rules the Qside?
Spassky vs V Osnos, 1963 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

KID Fianchetto Variation (A49) 1-0 The first to penetrate
G Mateuta vs B Socko, 2003
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 47 moves, 1-0

A strong response to the Budapest Gambit... 4.e4 Nxe5 5.f4!
Kmoch vs Reti, 1926 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchettos / Hungarian (A53) 1-0 Tactical finish
Chekhover vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1949 
(A53) Old Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Declined. ML (A57) 1-0 Q trap. Blind Swine on 8th
Barbero vs A Nascimento, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

"Positional Chess Handbook" by Israel Gelfer
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 59 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Double Double Trouble
G Timoshchenko vs M Kolcak, 1994 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 24 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. Kennedy Var. Keres Attk (B00) 1-0 Gambiteer I
Keres vs V Mikenas, 1946 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 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

Game 22, p. 49 of The Scandinavian by John Emms
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Lasker Var (B01) 1/2-1/2
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1983
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Fantastic Rs Play!
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Clear the promotion square
Fischer vs Berliner, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Bc4 Keres Var (B04) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
Grischuk vs Ponomariov, 2000 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

Lion Def. Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B07) 1-0 R sac, Arabian#
Z Andriasian vs B Burg, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p.75-78
A Tsvetkov vs Smyslov, 1947 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 64 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Castle by hand and clever play
Short vs Leko, 1999 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Accelerated Panov Attack. Open (B10) 1/2-1/2
Anand vs E Lobron, 1986
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Masi Variation (B12) 1-0 Notes by A.A.
Milner-Barry vs Tartakower, 1932  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 41 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. 3...c5 Botvinnik-Carls Def(B12) 1-0 2 Ns best 2 Bs
Movsesian vs D Svetushkin, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 1: Beating the Caro-Kann (Kotronias)
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1980 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Weak pawn chain
P Ricardi vs D H Campora, 1997
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Black has weak pawns
Adams vs A Summerscale, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B12) 0-1 Ugly W contest
A J van Dop vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Black counters in center
Hort vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attack. Modern Def (B14) 1-0 Unusual
S Nikolic vs R Heinlein, 2001 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

EG: White wins the battle of the central pawns and trades down
A E Post vs Tartakower, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 53 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Mecking's last pro win
Mecking vs Miles, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 f6 aids 8 yr old
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Sirko, 1977 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk (B21) 0-1White gives up the center
H Wagner vs Baklan, 2017 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Korchnoi Def (B23)1-0 P rollers opposite wings
Blatny vs N Ioseliani, 1988
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 f-file pin
M Petraki vs G Kouloumbis, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Impressive Sac Attack
J F Villarreal Felix vs N Ristic, 1975 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Back rank pin
M Ortiz vs D Chinasamy, 2014 
(B27) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Q+ & fork
B Hammer vs Boldt, 1977 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30)1-0 N sac creates pin
Sadvakasov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Watch this!!
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 6 units aim@Kside!
A Tari vs M Midonet, 2016
(B30) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 140: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Burgess
Rossolimo vs O'Kelly, 1949 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 1-0 She will check her way in close
D Krystall vs J Burstow, 1974 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 19 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 Paulsen (B44) 0-1 Black fishin' pole attack declined
F Trois vs L Bronstein, 1977 
(B44) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 23 in Starting Out: The Sicilian by John Emms
Shirov vs Joel Benjamin, 1994 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Delayed Alapin(B50) 1-0 N falls for Poisoned Pawn
Bacrot vs S Guliev, 1993 
(B50) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

A typical Scheveningen, with a classic queen ending thrown in
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1936 
(B58) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer Var (B60) 2 Knights paratroop invasion
W A Foldeak vs F Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 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 Def. Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0 Dehydration
Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern (B83) 1-0Pawn chain strangulation
F Olafsson vs J Gudmundsson, 1953 
(B83) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk ML. Sherbakov (B89) 1-0 Trampoline!
Geller vs J Vatnikov, 1950 
(B89) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf 6.Bc4 (B90) 1-0 Drunk knight ends on f7
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 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: Two Knights (C00) 1-0Like a Rocky Marciano KO!!
I Nikolayev vs B Makovetsky, 1979 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Q+ removes defender
J Mieses vs Harmonist, 1889 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 0-1 Remove the Defender
T W Barnes vs Cunningham, 1856 
(C01) French, Exchange, 31 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1More exchanges, gain space, penetrate
Y Ramsingh vs Short, 1983 
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

FrenchTarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 1-0 Model Rook ending
Tarrasch vs E Thorold, 1890 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Caution
I Pleci vs L Endzelins, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C23) 1-0 Rooks behind passers
Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
Kharlov vs Topalov, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 Greed
Prokes vs O Zander, 1925 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit.Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31)1-0 Z!
Judit Polgar vs K Hornung, 1986 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 54 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit ML (C32) 0-1 8...0-0!! B sac
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA MacLeod Defense (C34) 1-0 Textbook development, easy attack
L Schmid vs H Hoffmann, 1943 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5 sac opens Kside
G Bartis vs J S Morgado, 1984 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted (C37) 1-0 Legall's Mate in 10
H Reinle vs Seyfried, 1959 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. K's Knt Gambit (C37) 1-0Almost Scholar's#
B Wall vs V Greenwalt, 1983 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 2 mating squares
W Napier vs W T Dickinson, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

Gunderam Defense (C40) 0-1 The Joke Promotion (Underpromotion)
V Salnikov vs A Bezgodov, 1991 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 64 moves, 0-1

This same mate can occur on the 12th move of a Ruy Lopez
Mackenzie vs F Perrin, 1868 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Wham! Bam!
Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton (C42) 0-1 Try 11.BxNe4
Shirov vs M Bluvshtein, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

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

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

Four Knights Game: Spanish (C48) 1-0 Centralization wins
I Teran Alvarez vs A Ruiz Lacalle, 2001
(C48) Four Knights, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in My System by Aron Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Giuoco Pianissimo c3-d3 (C53) 1-0 Black goes quietly.
Najdorf vs P Trifunovic, 1949 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Lolli Attack (C57) 1-0 Change-up
K Williams vs D Vecanski, 2000
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 0-1 Gain time on Q
Gipslis vs Spassky, 1959 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Pins crush
Carlsen vs O Dannevig, 2004 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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 l'Hermet Variation Berlin Wall Def (C67) 1/2-1/2
Radjabov vs Topalov, 2008 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Not that knight?The other one?Not that queen?No, the other one?
Spassky vs Taimanov, 1955 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

Fake game in "Freude am Schach" by Gerhard Henschel in 1959.
Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

Levitsky Attack 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 (D00) 1-0 The B doesn't do much
J M Hodgson vs I Sokolov, 1996 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Hippity Hop
L Shytaj vs D Rogozenco, 2017
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

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

P-Q4 Delayed Stonewall Attk vs Indian Def. (A46) 1-0 Nifty play
Bisguier vs Lombardy, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 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

P-Q4 Krause Variation 3.dxc5 (D02) 0-1 Bishop HOT Sauce
Ftacnik vs Seirawan, 1990 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Baltic Defense (D02) 1-0 Very efficient
T Jugelt vs M Ehrke, 2008 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-1/2 Open b-file
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Colle 5.b3 Zukertort (D04) 1-0 Whose passers can push ahead?
N Dzagnidze vs Korbut, 2001 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

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 Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Exchange sac, K walk
R Bates vs N Pert, 2010 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Nimzomania--world's longest stalemate combination. 2R vs. 2R.
A E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Chigorin Def (D07) 1/2-1/2 Central counter threat
N Phan-Koshnitsky vs A Benderac, 2006
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08) 0-1 Weak back rank
NN vs Lasker / Maroczy, 1900 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1/2-1/2
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Game 172: My Best Games of Chess (Alekhine)
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 8: Chess Explained - The Main Line Slav
Aronian vs I Sokolov, 2006 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 Backed into Zugzwang
D Kosic vs T Christensen, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

Knight runs a marathon before surprise sac at e1!
A Giri vs Aronian, 2012 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Harrwitz Attack. ML (D37) 1-0 Black IQP
Carlsen vs Short, 2004 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange, Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Minority attack, Ns swirl
W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Jobava, 2005 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 N sac Kside attk
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Brilliant!
D Khismatullin vs I Kurnosov, 2011 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Walls tumble
J Brenninkmeijer vs V Tukmakov, 1989 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Russian Var. Szabo (Boleslavsky) (D97) 1-0 f6
Reshevsky vs R Ault, 1959 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 21 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

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

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1-0Sac, sac, Kside attk
Aronian vs Navara, 2017 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

QID Capablanca Var (E16) 0-1 Capa defends h7, then penetrates
H E Price vs Capablanca, 1929
(E16) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var (E39) 0-1 Infiltrate
Najdorf vs Reshevsky, 1952 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1-0 Kside attk
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Aronin-Taimanov Def (E97) 0-1A Viking berserker!
D Fridman vs Naiditsch, 2013 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

French Def. vs Wing Gambit (C00) 1-0 Greek gift 1st of 3 sacs!
F Cirabisi vs V Cugini, 1992 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

French Defense: 2.e5 Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0Notes by Steinitz
J McConnell vs Steinitz, 1886  
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

French Exchange c3, c6 (C01) 1/2-1/2 No advantage, dead even
S Gvetadze vs Chiburdanidze, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack (C10) 1-0 Strange Kf8, f6
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 173: Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Black Ps get busted
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2012 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Advance (C19) 1-0 Well done~
Smyslov vs Letelier, 1950 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 42 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Rellstab Var (C41) 1-0 Soviet mini
Ullianov vs Zubikov, 1956 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Threaten mate, snip pawns
Morphy vs Mongredien, 1859 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Black restriction, but still loses
Teichmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 0-1 Black pawn forks
R Wieser vs Yurtaev, 1991
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def 3...f6? (C41) 1-0 Pins, K walk
Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1855 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

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

Chess variants - No N (000) 1-0 Inflict doubled Ps, seize files
Morphy vs A B Arnold, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 1-0 Dovetail Mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

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

MSMG Game 56: The Fischer continuation
Fischer vs Gligoric, 1966 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 1-0 Another f6 flounder
Bronstein vs Mephisto, 1994
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Seize open diagonals
Bagirov vs J P Palmblad, 1990 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: The Potato (A06) 1-0 Discovered check bites
E Karahaliou vs E Georgopoulou, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

d3 Old Indian Attack vs Chigorin Def (A06) 1/2-1/2 Black cramp
Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 B vs N ending
F Garcia Ares vs V Georgiev, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Pin on open e-file
Miroshnichenko vs Karjakin, 2001
(A09) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 60: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs K Havasi, 1926 
(A09) Reti Opening, 35 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

Notes by Dvoretsky in "Technique for the Tournament Players".
Ulf Andersson vs Z Franco Ocampos, 1979 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1-0

(A45) Veresov 4.e3 e6 5.Qf3 1-0, 23 moves
Short vs A Giri, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Must Know Veresov Mini: Indian Game: Maddigan Gambit (A45) 1-0
A Roesch vs R Reinhard, 1990 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk: 3.h4 Raptor Var(A45) 1-0 Sizzler
J M Hodgson vs Hebden, 1992 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Classical Def. 2...e6 Big Center (A45) 1-0EZ
J M Hodgson vs J Rowson, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

'The Soviet Championships' by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Korchnoi vs Keres, 1965 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

A brilliant simplification into a won endgame starting with 50.
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1866 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 54 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit. Chigorin (A83) 0-1 R excursion
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1866 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Breyer Var (B00) 0-1 Rare X-ray+
Euwe vs Breyer, 1921 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Consider ALL captures
K Kullberg vs S Takacs, 1927 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 26 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: 4 Pawns Attk. Trifunovic Var (B03) 1-0 Rooks EG
K Darga vs K Palda, 1960 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Carlsbad (B20) 1-0 Dbl Discovered Check
A Gorbunova vs E Sapojnikov, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Jaw dropper
Kieseritzky vs H Buckle, 1846 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Fianchetto Def (B21) 1-0 Stunner!
L Dubeck vs R Weinstein, 1958 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 18 moves, 1-0

Morphy notes (Fritz disagrees), defeat snatched from jaws of V
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 44 moves, 0-1

Once again the piece defeats the 3 pawns in the ending.
Leonhardt vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(B40) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1

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

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0White offers Dbl B s
Janowski vs Gunsberg, 1902 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 1-0

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