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Pins Ins and Outs, All About Pins ECO C
Compiled by fredthebear
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Pins are immobilizing difference makers that inflict chess pain.

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

Sicilian (B20) Alternative defense to BDG gets smothered
Deming vs Cornell, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

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

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1Black unpin to win
D Hiermann vs K Pinkas, 1992 
(C22) Center Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening (C23) 1-0 White bishops explode into Black!
L Boros vs I Saller, 1995
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Q decoy, pawn mate
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24)1-0 Rob the pin, spearhead
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1939 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

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

Variants - N odds / Bishop Opening Urusov Gambit (000) 1-0 Pins
Rubinstein vs NN, 1902 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Philidor, Hanham. Steiner Var (C41) 1-0 Casual game; Bxf7+, Qc4
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 0-1 Fiction!?
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1911 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 + & fork
H Van Oostrum vs Rohner, 1981 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 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

Scotch Game: Lolli Var (C44) 1-0 A SWIFT KICK IN THE PANTS!
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Schulze-Muller Gambit (C44) 1-0 Chicago/Irish Gambit
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1-0 Open e-file; pile on pin.
P Bilguer vs Von Der Lasa, 1838 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Nice queen deflection sacrifice to open up the mating square
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

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

"Wrong cannot right the wrongs that wrong hath done"
A Miller vs Chernev, 1928 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Single Piece Mate in One
Staunton vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Four Knights Game: Scotch (C47) 1-0 Pin & royal fork
Tal vs A Darznieks, 1952 
(C47) Four Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Glek (C47) 1-0 Unpin sets up discovered check
P Guyot vs S Trassaert, 1990 
(C47) Four Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical C48) 1-0 Pawn superiority
Najdorf vs Pilnik, 1948 
(C48) Four Knights, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Four Knights: Ranken Var (C48) 1-0Lengthy exchange gem
Znosko-Borovsky vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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 Game (C50) 1-0 Pin, Discovered Double Check, Ng6#
J Watkinson vs NN, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Delayed Fried Liver Attack (C50) 1-0 Dovetail #
P Vasic vs D Ristovski, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 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

It takes three harmonious pieces to checkmate. Well done!
B Wall vs V Duncan, 1981 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Tactics -- White lines up & tees off
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Q sac, Disc Dbl ++
Steinitz vs E Pilhal, 1862 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C52) 1-0 A pair of pins
Morphy vs J Laroche, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Rob the pin to win
E Morphy vs A P Ford, 1840 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Impressive old miniature using a decoy sacrifice and pawn mate
Busnardo vs NN, 1590 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Classical (C53) 0-1 Unpin Q sac Reinfeld # puzzle
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Fire on the g-file!
Boucek vs Duras, 1902 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Philidor Ex/ Scotch / Italian 2Knts Def. Open Var (C55) 1-0 Pin
R Snyder vs Gordon, 1973 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0Battery pins B on open e-file
Koltanowski vs NN, 1953 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

GREAT COMBINATION (Arabian # in 2) staring down jaws of defeat!
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 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

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Thunder & Lightening
B Wall vs Morales, 1974 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Mate w/a P
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 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 Schliemann Def. Tartakower (C63) 1-0 Decisive B threats
A Brinckmann vs Kieninger, 1932  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 0-1 Pin
Kavalek vs Spassky, 1977 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

"Teach Yourself Chess" by Gerald Abrahams
Bird / Dobell vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Tactical massacre
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1897 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open Var. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 Central fury
Alekhine vs A Kubbel, 1920 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 20 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 1-0 Black has back rank issues
Anderssen vs K Klaus, 1851 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 Blindfolded; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morphy vs S Boden, 1858 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Blindfold Simul! PM sacs to pin the Q, and more pins follow!
Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Worse than a discovery...Unpin
H Van Oostrum vs Bokern, 1967 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Unpin, quick Gueridon/Swallow's Tail #
J Chamouillet vs NN, 1849 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30)1-0 Bxh7+, you know the rest
Rohde vs W Martz, 1977 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Fabulous f7 attack uses B pin!
B Rositsan vs A Hervais, 1998 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 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. Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 Pin allows N+ fork coming next!
Zsofia Polgar vs C Selles, 1991 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0Beautiful manuevers
Chigorin vs J Kotrc, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

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

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

KG, Falkbeer CG Charousek G (C31) Castle & rip open the center
K A Walbrodt vs Loew, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0Pile on pin
Blackburne vs A G Puller, 1862  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 50 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31)1-0 BF pins 'em
Fischer vs George Smith, 1964 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Falkbeer CG Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32)1-0Absolute pins
K Jurkiewicz vs J Zawadzka, 2001 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Pin to K
B Wall vs W Wall, 1969 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Old Line(C32) 1-0Pin # square
Santasiere vs N Bakos, 1949
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

G230: '500 Master Games of Chess' by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Pin f7 & pile on w/Q
Fischer vs Minic, 1968 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Pins & Pawn mate!
Dubois vs Duke Karl / Casabianca / Preti, 1855 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1Exchange Sac for Boden's Check...
U Kavcic vs Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Dovetail Mate by promotion
F Young vs H N Stone, 1907 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA 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 Fischer Def (C34) 1-0Sitting N sac resembles a Muzio Gambit
Abrinnikov vs Shevrenko, 1986
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 Pin on open e-file
Spassky vs Manfred Hermann, 1985 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 31 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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1Reinfeld # puzzle
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 0-1

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 Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 4 Across the 4th!?!?
K Jurkiewicz vs A Matras-Clement, 1998 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Blindfolded Morphy missed a picture perfect cross-pin 18.Qxg7!
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chess variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0No knights; Pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

A brilliant attacking game by Shirov in the Muzio Gambit!
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Salvio G. Cochrane G. 1-0 Succession of pins & counter-pins
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA King's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 Nowhere to run
E Zimmer vs H Mueller, 1918 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 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 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

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Brilliant
J Cazenove vs NN, 1817 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 A very eventful game
J Yoos vs M Barron, 2011 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Lolli Gambit (C37) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate coming on h-file
S Shaw vs P Sokol, 1943 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sacs and pins on f-file!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Traditional (C38) 0-1 Which pawn lever?
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1905
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 0-1

KGA Greco G. (C38) 1-0 Sac Nxg5, Bxf7+, Open f-file, pins, Qf7#
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Hanstein Gambit (C38) 0-1 Twas Black w/sac, pin, open file
Morphy vs de Riviere, 1863 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 56 moves, 0-1

A rock-'em-sock-'em game, lots of fun! Deluxe decoy sacrifices!
Staunton vs NN, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Mayet Gambit (C38) 1-0 How to stalk w/an open e-file
Chigorin vs Burn, 1889 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Pinned to # square
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0 Which N wins?
Blackburne vs Wilson, 1880  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

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

French Advance 5...f6 (C02) 0-1 Pins are a problem.
A Romero Holmes vs Korchnoi, 1990 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

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

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Pin, Discover
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 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. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Tactical play on queenside
R Schreiner vs Hertneck, 1990
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Adv. Milner-Barry Gambit Accepted (C02) 0-1 Dbl threats
D Tobor vs M Valvo, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Guimard Def ML (C04) Discovered+, pin, remove G
Dubois vs J M Lanz Calavia, 1973 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Ofstad's Immortal - Sacrifices the way to Boden's Mate
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Pin
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 11 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres (C07) 0-1 Q pin & fork
Kmoch vs T Ellison, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Q snare; N pin to mating square
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Miniature: = PM's Opera House Game
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Odd R lift -> Pin
A Muzychuk vs M Delgado Crespo, 2006
(C10) French, 24 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, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Disabling Pin
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

FR Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift, Q sac sets up Arabian #
Alekhine vs A Asgeirsson, 1931 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

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

FR Winawer. Fingerslip, Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1-0 Opera #
R Schwarz vs Labau, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Advance, Moscow Var (C17) 0-1 The Rb1 is lost
N V Pedersen vs L Karlsson, 1996 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 1-0 kNight robs the pin
Nijboer vs Timman, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical Var (C18) 1-0 Weak pawn shield
Ashley vs A Shaw, 2000 
(C18) French, Winawer, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def. Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57) 1-0Golden
V Ciocaltea vs L Masic, 1971 
(B57) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Variants / French-like (000) 1-0 Sac, fork and pins
Cochrane vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 30 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, Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0 Declined
G Krauss vs R Larson, 1949
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Schlechter Variation (C00) 0-1 Rook on 2nd/7th
Hector vs Short, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Zugzwang! The pinned rook and it's defender become passive.
Stripunsky vs Nakamura, 2010 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

French Chigorin 2.Qe2 d5 exchange (C00) 0-1 Mutual K attacks
L Nestorovic vs Ulibin, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French / Owen (C00) 0-1 Rook on 3rd; rob the pin
L Zepeda vs Yusupov, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French Nc6 Exchange Copycat (C01) 1-0 Pin, Kside assaults
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1880 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0 Crossfire on g7
Staunton vs E Williams, 1851 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

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

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Royal pin
A Romero Holmes vs S Mariotti, 1987
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Interference is the difference
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1890
(C01) French, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1Some pins work better
A Spice vs C Landenbergue, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange 5.c4 (C01) 1-0 Pins
Ulibin vs Lautier, 1989 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance b6 (C02) 1-0 Viktor is the victor over Viktor.
Kupreichik vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

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

$French Advance 4.dxc5 (C02) 0-1Heated exchange; W attk fizzles
J Larsen vs I Schneider, 2007
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1Open center, plenty of action
Carlsen vs C Hansen, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 N robs the pin!
J Gruz vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1Pin action, extra P
I Rotov vs Korchnoi, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 44 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 (C02) 0-1 The B pair
R Molander vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch (C03) 0-1 Bishop pair, bishop pin
F Rayner vs Sadler, 2014 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 66 moves, 0-1

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 0-1 P sac, furious cntrl fight
G Jones vs Y Visser, 2004 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def. Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Ferocious
A Lastin vs Bareev, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1Rob thePin
A Berelowitsch vs Barsov, 1999 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

Victor Henkin's "1000 Checkmate Combinations."
Tal vs S Holm Petersen, 1970 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

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) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morozevich vs Pelletier, 2006 
(C10) French, 34 moves, 1-0

His absolute favorites: GK's Golden Chess Stock
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Rob the pin
Chigorin vs Rubinstein, 1906 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Pin prevents #
H Spangenberg vs Kramnik, 1991 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Interesting R ending
J Perlis vs Spielmann, 1913
(C14) French, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

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

French Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 Sicilian-like 0-0-0, PIN
Judit Polgar vs T Filep, 1990
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

I.A. Horowitz's "How to win in the Chess Openings" Chess Movie
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Box 100, p. 127, at move 33...?
Fischer vs Bisguier, 1957 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Retreat Var Armenian Line (C18) 0-1 Pins finish
M Golubev vs Korchnoi, 1996 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 1-0 Q must sac, Rs roll!
W Paige vs E Formanek, 1993 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Positional (C19) 1-0 Vicious pins
Kavalek vs E Formanek, 1970 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 32 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

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

Alapin Opening 1.e4 e5 2.Ne2?! (C20) 0-1 Legall's Mate
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Humdinger!!
Bernhold vs Kreut-Zahler, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 SacSelf-obstruction; Reinfeld # puzzle!
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted 5...Nc6 (C21) 1-0 pin on open e-file
J Penrose vs Pryor, 1980 
(C21) Center Game, 14 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 Dbl R sacrifice, Q sacrifice
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Frozen f-pawn is pinned so battery wins
F Bethge vs Legal, 1930 
(C21) Center Game, 12 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

Center Game: Paulsen Attack Var (C22) 0-1 Pinned to pieces
W Paulsen vs Gunsberg, 1883 
(C22) Center Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Nearly impregnable
J Mieses vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 0-1Dbl Pin
Zukertort vs F P Carr, 1885 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 0-1N rescue
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Game: Stanley Variation. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 Nx_+
J Mieses vs NN, 1900 
(C27) Vienna Game, 11 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: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0 Pin into won ending
Viakhirev vs K Rosenkrantz, 1909 
(C27) Vienna Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0Nice miniature to know
R Bass vs R Armstrong, 1952 
(C27) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 1-0

A nasty pin has zugzwang effect
O Ekebjaerg vs G Timmerman, 1991 
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

PawnOfTheDead said: This game gives me the creeps.
J Ost-Hansen vs Nunn, 1974 
(C27) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid 5...NxBc4 (C28) 1/2-1/2
Larsen vs Geller, 1976 
(C28) Vienna Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Greek gift, Kside attack
Spielmann vs Constantin Haralds, 1919 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Q sacrifice, rob the pin
NN vs G Mow, 1909 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1/2-1/2Tried to give away his B
Nakamura vs Onischuk, 2010 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Vari (C29) 1-0 Pin to win
Spielmann vs Levenfish, 1911 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1 Pin and N+ fork
Iverhov vs Ilianako, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 8 moves, 0-1

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

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen CG (C40) 1-0 Iffy sacs, N on rim trap
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Greco Var. 3.Nxe5 Qe7 (C40) 1-0 Cut & Thrust!
F Slous vs W Bone, 1835 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen CntrG (C40) 1-0 W does not cooperate!
G Kramer vs G Primavera, 1950 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Like a Philidor Def. Pin the pawn & roll upon it. En passant.
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense w/Kside Fio (C41) 1-0Pretty finish despite pin
A Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 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: Lion. Sozin Var (C41)1-0 Q sac->royal family fork
B Savchenko vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1/2- Gain the opposition
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1995 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) Central Combo
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1954 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

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

Simple Chess by Michael Stean, p. 134 Russian, Classical Attk
Fischer vs Gheorghiu, 1970 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Ponziani, Spanish. Harrwitz Attack Nikitin G. (C44)0-1 WS notes
N MacLeod vs D G Baird, 1889  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Ponziani Opening: Caro Gambit (C44) 0-1Black extends initiative
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Var (C44) 1-0 R sac opens file for R
Showalter vs Pillsbury, 1894 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

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: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0Pin, Breakthrough
G Jones vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Vivian Smith vs Rodney Xiang Rei Li, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 1-0 Back rank pin
Kasparov vs Yusupov, 1994 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Pins for both colors
B Blumenfeld vs Nimzowitsch, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 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: Braune Variation (C45) 0-1Pile on the pin
S Edwards vs D Myers, 2015
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 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: Horwitz Attack 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Interference
J Minchin vs J Coker, 1875  
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo Variation (C45) 1-0 Watch f2
J Langreck vs C Boor, 1998 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 0-1 Which Way Watch Yuo Capture!
J M de Oliveira Gomes vs J G Caetano Netto, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1/2-1/2 Common Unpin gets Crzay
D Monokroussos vs L Barcarola, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

4 Knights Scotch. Krause Gambit Leonhardt Def (C47)1-0 AN notes
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1907  
(C47) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish. Rubinstein Variation (C48) 0-1 Swarmed in 14 moves
A Dusek vs Nepustil, 1915 
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Game / Philidor Def (C50) 0-1 One pawn, then two, three
A Khasin vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 40 moves, 0-1

Italian Game Variation (C50) 0-1 Battery on g-file despite pin
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 0-1 The Black N gets away w/the R
Anand vs Aronian, 2017 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Variation Cordel Line (C51) ˇ 0-1
C H Alexander vs Euwe, 1946 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Q sac, got her back
Steinitz vs P T Duffy, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 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. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Rook wisdom
Morphy vs C Golmayo, 1864 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var (C51) 1-0 No 7.Qb3, she roams about
Fischer vs O Celle, 1964 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 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. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Resourceful @ 12 years old!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Evan's Gambit minus 1kNight and he pulls of Boden's Mate!
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 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

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

Rare pin along White's third row by Black
Morozevich vs Adams, 2001 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Waller Attack (C52) 0-1 Early Anastasia's Mate
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 Pin, R sac, K chase
Steinitz vs Strauss, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Principles of Chess Strategy CD by Aleksey Bartashnikov
Leonhardt vs Burn, 1911 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Tarrasch (C53) 1-0Rob the pin, hit the 7th!
Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1936 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 Unpin Q sac, anything but quiet!
L Vajda vs Sutovsky, 2006 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 1-0 Dynamite!
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1801 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 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, 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 G. Traditional (C54) 0-1The Clean Mate
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 2 Pins
Euwe vs K Jutte, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Giuoco Pianissimo (C54) 0-1 A painful pawn push pulls his teeth
G Von Schenk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian Greco Gambit M-T Attack (C54) 1-0 Ulf has a safer king
Ulf Andersson vs M Johansson Sr, 1969
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 57 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Pair o' Ns!
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 A pin and a super e- pawn picnic
Andrews vs F G Janssens, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Blindfold simul, NBQ#
Morphy vs P Dominguez, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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. Max Lange Attack Accepted (C56) 1-0 Rob the Pin
P Gayson vs S Beukema, 2012 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 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

Scotch Gambit. Double Gambit Accepted(C56) 1-0Pin, Exchange sac
I Ellner vs D Andruss, 1977 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Double Gambit Accepted (C56) 1-0 Rob the pin
Illescas Cordoba vs D Garcia Ilundain, 1991 
(C56) Two Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack(C56) 1-0 7 of last 8 are checks
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 0-1Too Wild and Wooly
Reti vs Lasker, 1908 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Terrific line opening
M Corden vs NN, 1970 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Urusov Gambit>Scotch G. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Back ranker
Tartakower vs M Billecard, 1907 
(C56) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2Knights Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 DK analysis
Shirov vs S Sulskis, 2014 
(C57) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. Kieseritsky Var (C58) 0-1 R Sac
F Deacon vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bogoljubow (C58) 0-1 Dbl Dbld Ps
Kaidanov vs Onischuk, 2008 
(C58) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check line (C58) 1-0Shrewd R Sac
M Kravtsiv vs J Radulski, 2012
(C58) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense (C62) 1-0 Cross pin
Lasker vs G Simonson, 1892 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical. Cordel G. (C64) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
S Mariotti vs Nunn, 1970 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Pin allows pawn mate
Bird vs De Vere, 1868 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Q&P ending
Hydra vs Karjakin, 2004 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense Novelty (C65) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Sutovsky vs Kramnik, 2005 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

27 Bc4-a6! made possible only by the undefended Black b6-bishop
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Threats; up the exchange
Caruana vs Kramnik, 2012 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 0-1W lost on time
Short vs Timman, 2008 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Exchange. Alekhine (C68) 1-0 Lasker's R pair prevails
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Norwegian Var (C70) 1-0 Blunder
L Asztalos vs A Brinckmann, 1927
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Pin, Dbl+
A Ivanov vs J A Curdo, 1990 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta Var (C74) 0-1Gem
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 0-1 Hogtied
Rauzer vs F Bohatirchuk, 1934 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1/2-1/2 Novelty
Svidler vs Caruana, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Morphy Def. Archangelsk (C78) 1-0 Sqzd by lateral pin
Z Almasi vs Stefansson, 2006 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1-0

Simul Tour (1964) Spanish Game: Morphy Def(C78) 1-0 Bxh6 attack
Fischer vs E Travis, 1964 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1-0 Zwischenzug
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 1-0

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

BFTC: Page 154, move 26.?
Fischer vs Seidman, 1960 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 0-1 Pin to win
Navara vs Karjakin, 2009 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 239: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Dbl B sac and more
K Spraggett vs G Vescovi, 2004 
(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

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

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0Pry open h-file, sac, Q+, rob pin, #
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 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: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Max Weiss vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch, Classical. Intermezzo Var(C45) 0-1Black 0-0-0 w/extra P
Z Varga vs Tkachiev, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Na4 Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Pins beget connected Ps
A Bonte vs L Miron, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Every Q needs a good N
M de los Angeles Plazaola vs T Blagojevic, 2012 
(C45) Scotch Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Ne7 (C45)1-0 NxNe5 unpin, Legall's Mate threat
Malych vs Eidelberg, 1984 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 (C42) 1-0Falls off
A Termeulen vs L Preeker, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 5...Be6 6.Bd3(C42) 1-0Pin
K G Shirazi vs G Lane, 1983 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 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

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit 5.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 g6 pin
M Bosboom vs J Brenninkmeijer, 1995 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. B+ line(C42) 0-1 B returns fire
P Wagner vs E Klein, 1982 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

4Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Self-pin blunder
T Klepaczka vs K Bulski, 2012 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Adams creates pins along the e-file, 6th rank, and h5-e8!
Adams vs Nisipeanu, 2007 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 8.Re1+ Kf8
F Brown vs Gibbs, 1918 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def./Lion vs Bg2 (C41) 1-0 Dynamic Qside Attack!!
Reti vs O Tenner, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Central N sacs
Nimzowitsch vs G Marco, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 After the tactical smoke clears...
Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def exd4 (C41) 0-1 Pin the Q to the K
Navara vs H Danielsen, 2015 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def./Lion (C41) 1-0 Plenty of tactics
D Coleman vs J Shepley, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Nxf7 blunder
J Berkvens vs V Mikhalevski, 2000 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4 Knts Copycat (C50) 0-1 Pin perils
V Green vs Steinitz, 1864 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

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

KGA. Kieseritsky G., Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 UnusualUnstoppable Q
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KG Declined Bb5 (C30) 1-0 Unpin, sitting Q sac for a mating net
Lasker vs NN, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 0-1 Dbl Attack w/+
N Nathan vs Anderssen, 1850 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening, Pseudo Evans G (C23) 1-0 Notes by Schiller
Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1-0 Rob the pin Qside
P Bilguer vs K Schorn, 1839 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Dangerous!
Z Lach vs D Brychta, 1994 
(C57) Two Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

*ALWAYS* be on lookout to create or avoid a pin
Keres vs Sliwa, 1955 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Pin the Q
D Evans vs B Wall, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

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