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Attacks a2/a7, b2/b7 and c2/c7 ECO B by FTB
Compiled by fredthebear
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These games feature a piece capturing a queenside pawn or two, for better or worse, and queenside checkmates. This queenside pawn removal may or may not be materially important to the eventual outcome of the game. (The pawn capture sometimes serves as a self-inflicted displacement of the capturing piece leaving it out-of-bounds.) Again, the pawn capture on the queenside may have little or no impact on the outcome.

Many chess players are well-versed at attacking the f2/f7 and h2/h7 pawns on the kingside. Fredthebear's intention was to make a similar comparison on the queenside as a study tool. These games certainly have a different feel to them as compared to the kingside mating attacks.

This particular collection of ECO code B games is a collection split. The original file got so large, it had to be divided to make room for more games.

Fredthebear will continue to add additional games as they cross his wandering path. FTB's collections often start out with golden oldies from way, way back and some miniatures, then re-boot with longer games below. As always, a few misplaced mouse slips occur in any large collection. We don't kick 'em out until spring cleaning.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Semi-Averbakh. Polish Var (A40) 0-1Free lunch
B Kreiman vs Wojtkiewicz, 2000 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Borg Defense: Borg Gambit (B00) 1-0 Activate all your pieces
V Petrienko vs J Svatos, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

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

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

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Neat Queen trap threatens mate
Bamber vs R Chranowski, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 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

Boden's Mate, one of Teichmann's famous games
Teichmann vs NN, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

Center Counter 3...Qa5 Trap fighting for c7
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Discovery will allow Nxc7+ and fork cornered rook
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Center Counter 4.Be2 6.Bf3?! (6.a3) (B01) 0-1 Nxc2+, gets worse
F Krticka vs J Dobias, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Itchy all over
Marshall vs S P Johnston, 1900 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Bxh2 fails
C Spencer vs A Gonzalez, 2004
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Brooklyn Var (B02) 1-0 c2 attack backfires
Pillsbury vs E Chatard, 1900 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 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 Def: 4Pawns Attack. Trifunovic Var (B03) 1/2-Perpetual
M Wootton vs W Kilmer, 2007 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

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

C-K Def: Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern (B10) 1-0 Know when to
Short vs A Dunnington, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 Spearhead
T Shadrina vs V Gunina, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Panov Attack. Modern Def(B14) 0-1Castled K wins again
Miles vs Yusupov, 1985 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Famous "Reti Mate"
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: General (B15) 1-0 Knights love to eat pawns
A Karpatchev vs R Oney, 2006 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 10 moves, 1-0

Complex in the middle and simple in the end
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical Var (B18) 1-0 Kolty's Reti's Mate
Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Classical. ML (B19) 1-0 EG exchange principle mishap
G Timoshenko vs P Marusenko, 1991 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

More of an English approach trapping royalty
Berecky vs Sonderso, 1986 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Game 74: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
G Nagy vs J Balogh, 1932 
(B20) Sicilian, 11 moves, 0-1

Qe5+ forks LPDO Ra1
C Maddigan vs NN, 1970 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall (B20) 1/2 Bloodthirsty Perpetual
Bronstein vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(B20) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 She did it again?!
L Schmid vs W Sahlmann, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 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 Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted(B97) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed opens, traps Black queen using minors
Blackburne vs Loye, 1913 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Greed is a sin.
Blatny vs M Werner, 1988 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 11 moves, 1-0

B20 Old Sicilian: Wing Gambit. Gettin' busy in this one!
W Rocha vs M G De Souza, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Not quite the Englund Gambit miniature, but close??
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1987 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Unique Q trap
J Hart vs Silman, 1991 
(B32) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 10.Nc7+, outnumber h7
Keres vs I Raud, 1931 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

This time Qd6 will support Nc7+
J Segovia vs H Martin, 1986 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

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

Nge7, anywhere in this defense is suicide!
Gurejev vs Boiko, 1983 
(B44) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B46) 1-0 kNarly kNight
F Portisch vs Oravez, 1952 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

N&B trap Qd8
M S Tseitlin vs I Taimanov, 1981 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Unique minor piece trap of the Q grabbing a pawn
Schult vs Dax, 1941 
(B50) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation. (B56) 0-1 Rook sac
J H Lohr vs Euwe, 1923
(B56) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical (B56) 1-0 The Q must be lost to prevent mate
E Szalanczy vs A Wallner, 1982 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sometimes a hasty liquidation doesn't secure the draw.
O Sterner vs Boleslavsky, 1954
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 22 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 Def: Richter-Rauzer (B60) 1-0 She should know better
V Yemelin vs Jobava, 2003 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 1-0 Nc7+ was threatened
Keres vs Kotov, 1950 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Immune Ne6 helps trap the Q!
Waserski vs Godes, 1975 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) The Black Q pays for snatching b-pawn
Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2010 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 17 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize of the tournament...and deservedly so!
Nezhmetdinov vs E Paoli, 1954 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B95) 0-1 Remarkably calm defense
M Morris vs P Moulin, 1991 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) The Black queen has nowhere to hide
C B van den Berg vs J H Donner, 1965 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Keres vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Ns hammer 6th
Radjabov vs Anand, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 0-1 Long range B
Stellwagen vs Anand, 2009 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Here she comes!
J Boey vs O'Kelly, 1957 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 From Q to K
Beliavsky vs M Stean, 1982 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf (B98) 0-1 Fischer's Q could pawn grab, live to tell
M Matov vs Fischer, 1968 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 Half of a Dovetail Mate
DeFirmian vs P Youngworth, 1980 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 43 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

From Fred Reinfeld's "Great Short Games of the Chess Masters"
Kiss vs G Barcza, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 14 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 Defense: Mikenas Var (B00) 1-0 R sac fails
Y Marrero Lopez vs P Mascaro March, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Pin Nc6 & Discovery traps Q w/Nxc7+
G Abrahams vs W R Thomas, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Center Counter (B01) 0-1 Smothered Mate
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian, Modern Variation (B01) 1-0 Debateable finish
Anderssen vs Von Der Lasa, 1845 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 Brilliant f7 attack
S Zagrebelny vs A Ponyi, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr Leonhardt Gambit 3...Qa5 4.b4 Qxb4 5.Rb1 (B01) 1-0
Lasker vs A Goldberg, 1905 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 Giveaway to mate
Nimzowitsch vs NN, 1896 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Reversed Englund Gambit
L Ingram vs A McDonald, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

April, 1971 issue of Boys' Life annotated by Larry Evans
Fischer vs W G Addison, 1970 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 White is BUTT UGLY
M Kislov vs Gipslis, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Dbl R sac
Kramstov vs Waxburg, 1938 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Stunning combo!
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Exchange (B03) 0-1 Sac exchange connects passers
D A Herder vs C R Harmon, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 1-0 Backed up
N Zdebskaja vs Karjakin, 2000 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Develop Ns before Bs
Hecker vs A Harju, 1976 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1/2-1/2 Out of radio time?
Tal vs Timman, 1975 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var 5...Nd7!? 6.Nxf7(B04) 1-0Blitz
Fischer vs Larsen, 1966 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Alekhine Gambit (B05) 1-0 R&Q sacs, back rank #
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 36 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Defense: Eastern. Pterodactyl (B06) 0-1 Brilliancy!
E Preissmann vs L Day, 1978 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

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

KAPOW!!! Don't anyone dare try silly stuff against the Champ!
Kasparov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Two Knights. Suttles Var Tal Gambit (B06) 1-0 Tal!
Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Weak back rank, no luft
Tal vs F Olafsson, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Retreat and set/pile on the pin
I Yagupov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

LEARN CHESS TACTICS, Chapter 6: Trapped Piece, by John Nunn
Dreev vs H Saldano Dayer, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 A pawn, another
K U Mueller vs Tal, 1974
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss(B09) 1-0Sac & seize open lines
Tan Hoan Liong vs Pirc, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Costly P grab
S Haubrich vs D Gurevich, 1990
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)1-0Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 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 Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 PHOTO
Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0Connected Rooks
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1980 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

You can get in, but can you get back out?
Smirin vs V Popov, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Maroczy 3.f3 (B12) 1-0 7.Bxf7+ Unpin toys w/Black
B Savchenko vs F Aghasiyeva, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance (B12) 1-0 Creative
Kasparov vs E Sebastian, 2014 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0 Q caught grabbing Ps
Botvinnik vs Spielmann, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Q trap
C Pickett vs W Veatch, 1986 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 8 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Def Mieses Line (B14) 1-0 Pin # square
V Mikenas vs Flohr, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation (B17) 1-0 Royal family fork
A Vooremaa vs Lvik, 1962 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B19) 1-o Who's attacking who?
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Offramp comments
E Lowe vs H Kennedy, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1Exchange to win the exchange
C Louw vs A Gupta, 2011 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 R sac for a ramrod
Bob Brooks vs B Wall, 1973 
(B20) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 pawn grabbing Q trap
B Wall vs J Friedrichsen, 1974 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Royal family fork
B Wall vs K Saint Amant, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Sweet c7 royal attack
P De Bortoli vs B Smaraglay, 1993
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 12 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 Royal threats
J Stopa vs Kosteniuk, 2011
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian McDonnell Attack, Unorthodox (B21) 1-0 Sharp
Larsen vs B Andersen, 1964 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 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 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 0-1 B & N+ attack c2, Ke1
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin. Barmen Defense (B22) 1-0 Rob the pin
E Handoko vs C Chon, 2001
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Discovery puts Qc7 under fire
M Simes vs C Scala, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Delayed Sicilian Alapin 3.c3 Unpin miniature in 8 moves, 1-0
B Thelen vs NN, 1930 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 8 moves, 1-0

2.c3 Sicilian Alapin, Q gets trapped after snatching the a-pawn
H Ullrich vs NN, 1952 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin Variation (B22) 0-1 She changed her mind
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1988 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 11 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Defense (B22) 1-0 R sac for discovered+
S Collins vs M Figueroa, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def 6...e5 dangerous line (B22) 1-0
Pavasovic vs Z Susak, 1996
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

Barmen Def 6.Nbd2 Modern Line (B22) 1-0 Hairy start; Q vs 2 Rs
P Zelbel vs Y Bruned, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 71 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 kNight on the rim wins?!
Tiviakov vs A A Gonzalez, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Sm-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Overworked, Passed
G Salimbeni vs M J R White, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 K walk
R Brieger vs G Kane, 1962 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1 Q trap
F Ljubicic vs F Bistric, 2001
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian / Alapin (B22)  0-1 Easy for Black
J G Nicholson vs S Ledger, 2006
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 12 moves, 0-1

Game 25 in Think Like a Grandmaster by GM Kotov
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Lasker, 1925  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

waduh nona manis, kamu jago amat sih Grand Prix Attack (B23)
N Gaprindashvili vs A Blagidze, 1963 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 Positional sacrifice
L Merenyi vs Capablanca, 1928 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 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 Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 The Immortaller Game
A W Fox vs C Curt, 1906 
(B27) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance (B29) 1-0 Pawn snatching, Nxf7
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 8...f6 9.Nc7+
Smirin vs Y Afek, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian Bc4. Anti-Sveshnikov. Kharlov-Kramnik(B30) 1-0
Shirov vs M Roiz, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Var(B31) 1-0
Psakhis vs F Roeder, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 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

A truly stirring game by ex-world champion Vladimir Kramnik.
M Brodsky vs Kramnik, 1991 
(B33) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 0-1 Unusual finish
Reggio vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(B40) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Szen (B44) 1-0 W developed pieces, Black Ps
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Corridor mate coming
Judit Polgar vs J Hajkova-Maskova, 1990 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B45) 1-0Exchange Sac, crossfire
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 kNight discovery+ forks B
Bacrot vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attk (B48) 0-1 Black sacs
A Blodstein vs Rublevsky, 1992 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Anti-Qxd4 Move Order (B50) 1/2-1/2 2 Hogs & 2 Bs
I A Nataf vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B50) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
M Stean vs Geller, 1975 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Castle forks are fun
Borbely vs Kovacs, 1948 
(B53) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Victor Gashimov has earned an ELO of 2756.
V Gashimov vs R Kempinski, 2011 
(B54) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation(B56) 1-0Windmill+ nabs R
B Wall vs Morales, 1974 
(B56) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 6.Be2 Modern Var (B56) 1-0 Relentless pressure
Kotronias vs Sasikiran, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1-0

A wild two piece sac that eventually falls short.
J Boudy Bueno vs Szabo, 1979 
(B56) Sicilian, 75 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Classical vs Fianchetto (B56) 0-1 h-file charge
Kudrin vs Rachels, 1989 
(B56) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical (B58) 1-0 Lasting initiative vs uncastled K
J E Slade vs NN, 1960 
(B58) Sicilian, 22 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

Game 46: My Best Games of Chess by Vishy Anand
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1998 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 0-1A new tint of blue!
R Ziatdinov vs D Gurevich, 1995 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. 7...a6 Richter-Rauzer (B66) 1-0 Keep piling on
Nezhmetdinov vs P Dubinin, 1950 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 32 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 R bites
G Swathi vs N Pogonina, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B82) 1-0 Unusual sacs, Q prevails
Anand vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Wolf whistle!!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Sic Najdorf. Scheveningen (B84) 0-1 Weak back rank despite 2Rs
H Lehmann vs Fischer, 1965 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack Anti-E(B90) 1-0Two Exchnge Sacs
Kasparov vs Judit Polgar, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Pile on the pin
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 14 in Move by Move - Anand (Franco)
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Atk(B90) 1/2-Crowd Pleaser
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Castle opposite, dual attacks on Ks
Fischer vs C Bielicki, 1960 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 This game will drive you nuts
A Volokitin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96) 1-0 Scintillating
E Berg vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 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

Sicilian, Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 1/2-1/2 All 8 Black pieces
I Johannesson vs S Bergsson, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 Down 2 pawns
Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Dizzy Sacrifices
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Grischuk's immortal, one of his happiest moments.
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf11. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 Blood Bath!
Timman vs Ljubojevic, 1985 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf12. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 Greedy Gobbling
Tal vs R Bogdanovic, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Flash of genius
Tal vs Tolush, 1956 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B98) 0-1 Who arrives first? The Q sac does!
Jansa vs Smejkal, 1969 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 0-1 Blast the Qside
Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Discover++
Salomon vs Gregor, 1902 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit 5.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 Pin
J Hoogendoorn vs J van den Bersselaar, 2000 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

Cntr Cntr 3.Nf3Bg4 4.Be2Nc6 5.d4O-O-O 6.c4Qf5 7.Be3Bxf3 (B01)
K Spraggett vs J Shaw, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Priceless kibitz
D Hansson vs R Akesson, 1998 
(B50) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

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

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: Saemisch Attk (B02) 1-0 Minors followed by Majors
Tal vs D Gedevanishvili, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 1-0 Line opening w/a P capture discovery+
N Zambor vs K Biro, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 15 moves, 1-0

Sacs and clarinets, almost a jazz band. Greco Mate pattern.
J Banas vs A Ornstein, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 30 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

One night in Bangkok makes the hard man humble!
M Fette vs B Perenyi, 1985 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

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

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

Sicilian Closed 6Be3, Ne2 Fianchetto(B24) 1-0 N sac boosts attk
G Crown vs Kotov, 1947 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1/2-1/2 Q sacs, N perpetual
Euwe vs Tal, 1960 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black's 23...RxBd3!! demolishes White's pawn structure
T Luther vs Yudasin, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Modern. Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-Midwest Masters
M Brooks vs T Braunlich, 2005 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

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