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St. George, Polish and Hedgehog Defences
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St. George Def (B00) 1/2-1/2White wants to avoid embarrassment?
M Vasilev vs V Georgiev, 1998
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1/2-1/2

St. George Defense: Polish Var (B00) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Seirawan vs Spassky, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Sicilian/Tarrasch (A08) 1-0 Nxf7 Discovery
B G Christensen vs E Guindy, 1996 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Polish, Symmetrical (A00) 1-0 Correspondence capitulation
R Johansson vs O Gradin, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Bobby Fischer's White hedgehog
Fischer vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Symmetrical (A01) 1-0 More pawns matter
Sadler vs Kudrin, 1988 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Myers Defense / Reversed Polish (A02) 1-0 Video!
H Danielsen vs S B Hansen, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

KIA/Hungarian vs Polish Def. (A07) 0-1
W M Duckworth vs R Yankovsky, 2012
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

KIA vs e6, d5, Be7 (A07) 1-0 Kside vs Qside pawn expansion
Panno vs E Eliskases, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs M Basman, 1967  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Halibut Gambit 1.c4 b5 2.cxb5 g5 weird(A10)0-1
F Catheley vs M Hadzikaric, 1995 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1She robs the pin again
M Goetz vs T Gietl, 1997 
(A10) English, 41 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Hanging Queen
Pedersen vs I Burchard, 1995 
(A10) English, 24 moves, 0-1

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

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var/Hedgehog (A15) 1-0
Korchnoi vs S Garcia Martinez, 1975 
(A15) English, 38 moves, 1-0

Hedgehog Game 196 in 'Soviet Chess 1917-1991' by Andrew Soltis
Romanishin vs Petrosian, 1975 
(A17) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Hedgehog System (A17)0-1
S Schweber vs F Trois, 1979
(A17) English, 36 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1 G6 in GK's book
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 49 moves, 0-1

White dilly dallied with two plans in the ending
L Grigorian vs Karpov, 1975 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 61 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog 14...d5! POW!
K Grigorian vs Psakhis, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

21...h5 positional pawn sac for play on dark squares
Uhlmann vs Adorjan, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 60 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog Repertoire line for Symmetrical English
Uhlmann vs N Spiridonov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 45 moves, 0-1

...Na6-c5, ...Qb8, ...Rc8, ...b5 pawn sac, then Q-sac & yowza!
Miles vs Adorjan, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical / Hedgehog (A30) 0-1
Uhlmann vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1-0 Rs in play
Illescas Cordoba vs Adams, 1992 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog (A30) 1-0 Wandering Black Q trap
A Istratescu vs Ftacnik, 2005 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 20 moves, 1-0

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

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1/2-G8 in GK's book
N Tolstikh vs Gipslis, 1993
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 158 in 'Soviet Chess 1917-1991' by Andrew Soltis.
Hort vs Tal, 1966 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog (A30) 0-1 Gradually driven back
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 327 of Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Larsen vs Ulf Andersson, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 38 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical (A30) 1-0 Penetrate behind Hedgehog pawns
Uhlmann vs Ribli, 1976 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1/2-1/2
M Lee vs Fedorowicz, 2009
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 9 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1 B outpost
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog ...Rc5-h5 rook lift
K Grigorian vs G Agzamov, 1981
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 49 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog ...Bd8-c7, ...Kh8, ...Rg8 w/g5 push (see BF-Andersson)
Taimanov vs Yusupov, 1982 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 42 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog ...e5, followed by thematic ...b5
Larsen vs Suba, 1982 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

1966 WC Polish Defense (A40) 1-0 Safe and solid White play
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense (A40) 0-1 Played like an Owen Defense
Alekhine vs Prins, 1933 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense / St. George Defense (A40) 1-0 Space advantage
Miles vs S Chaivichit, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

St. George / Horwitz Def 1...e6 2...b5?! (A40) 1-0 2 vs 1 EG
Le Quang Liem vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Polish Def: Spassky Gambit. Accepted (A40) 0-1 Q Compensation
M J Freeman vs A A Smith, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Defense (A40) 1-0 White N cracks the Ps so the Q enters
P Lagowski vs M Skrzypnik, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense (A40) 1-0 Greek gift
Tarjan vs J M Hodgson, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation (A46) 0-1 Drawish rapid game
A Ooms vs Ulf Andersson, 2005 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46)  0-1 EG skewer+
M Maasarani vs E Arancibia, 2010
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

London System vs Hedgehog (A46) 1-0 Seize open lines!!
Kamsky vs Tiviakov, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

London vs Dbl Fio Hedgehog (A48) 0-1 Minors target White Q
A Jadrijevic vs Z Kozul, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pyrenees Gambit (A50) 0-1 Mate threat on h-file
Kasparov vs W Cotrina, 1993 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

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

St. George Def. (B00) 0-1Rare extended fianchetto on BOTH sides
Z Plecsko vs S Biro, 1997 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense: Polish (B00) 0-1 Simul upset by Dr. Baker
Steinitz vs J Baker, 1868 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense (B00) 0-1Vigorous notes by Tony Miles, Keene
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

St. George Def (B00) 0-1 Bizarre. Both sides sac Qs to promote.
L Forgacs vs Maroczy, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack vs St. George Def (A01) 1-0 Isolated pawns
Bagirov vs B Brujic, 1988 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense (B00) 1-0 Ns & pawns ending
I Nikolayev vs I Golyak, 2005 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense: New St. George. Sanky-Georg Gambit (B00)1/2
Cetin Sel vs R Nokes, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

St. George Defense (B00) 0-1 Pawn Gobblin
N Resika vs A Galaras, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

...showing Lasker, the great tactician, at his very shrewdest.
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Lasker, 1925  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Bg2, Nge2, 10.Be3 (B23) 0-1 Unbalanced
Spassky vs J Sunye Neto, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 78 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 N bests B
B Predojevic vs M T Popovic, 2008
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Hedgehog (B42) 0-1 Control diagonal, pin
S P Sethuraman vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog d5 pawn sac for lasting initiative
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1975 
(B44) Sicilian, 79 moves, 0-1

Hedgehog Thematic ideas--Sicilian Taimanov Maroczy Bind
C Sandipan vs Nisipeanu, 2004 
(B44) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 Dissolving Ps
Adams vs A Giri, 2015 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Najdorf/Hedgehog (B95) 1-0 Q+ & fork EAD Bishop
Huynh Mai Phuong Dung vs T Nguyen, 2005 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 34 moves, 1-0

e4 c4 vs French Defense Hedgehog (C00) 0-1 White's own prison
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

A Capablanca Brilliancy C66 1-0 22
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66) 0-1 N fork
J Mieses vs Lasker, 1904 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66) 1-0 Black exposed his K
Tarrasch vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Uncastled K loses again
H Daly vs H Hickman, 1949
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QID. Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Magnus gets mated!
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern Var (B54) 1-0 That pesky knight on d5!
B Ivanovic vs Ermenkov, 1983 
(B54) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Pinned B cannot protect Q
Judit Polgar vs Suba, 1993 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 45 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var Hedgehog (B42) 1/2-1/2
Kavalek vs Vasiukov, 1974
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

G23 in Chess Duels: My Games w/World Champs by Yasser Seirawan
Seirawan vs Spassky, 1990 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Pages 154-155 of the May-Sept 1914 'Wiener Schachzeitung'
L Kirschen vs A Wagner, 1914 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 86 in The Hedgehog by Mihai Suba. Batsford, 2003.
Wojtkiewicz vs Ftacnik, 1993 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 58 moves, 0-1

Game 184: The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms
Kramnik vs Leko, 1997 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ulf Andersson vs Browne, 1983 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 +, it could be #
A Greenfeld vs S Kosmo, 2003 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 31 moves, 1-0

E Vorobiov vs B Savchenko, 2003
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense: Polish (B00) 1/2-1/2Team consultation, 200+
Team White vs Team Black, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

English, Symmetrical. Dbl Fio vs Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1Combo #!
R Panjwani vs Ivanchuk, 2014 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 55 in Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part 1: 1973-1985
Speelman vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 70 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1 Knight+ & fork R
Shabalov vs A Vitolinsh, 1986
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog System (A17) 1-0Undeveloped
Adorjan vs Zsinka, 1982
(A17) English, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 All of a sudden...
J Bosch vs G Kacheishvili, 1993 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Up a piece, Q fork
R Nurmi vs A Dunne, 1994 
(A10) English, 18 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Crossfire
E A Apps vs R Schlenker, 1974 
(A10) English, 24 moves, 0-1

Halibut Gambit (A10) 1-0 After promotion, White is up a R
Knobloch vs R Schlenker, 1983 
(A10) English, 8 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1Be the first to arrive
H Sieber vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in The Hedgehog by Mihai Suba. Batsford, 2003.
Korchnoi vs Gipslis, 1967 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 74 in The Hedgehog by Mihai Suba. Batsford, 2003.
Korchnoi vs A Greenfeld, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Baeuerle Gambit (C01) 0-1 Hanger
NN vs M Basman, 1982 
(C01) French, Exchange, 10 moves, 0-1

3...b5?! Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Side-to-side
M Vachier-Lagrave vs D Pira, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 0-1

Ftacnik vs Plaskett, 1983 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

Paul Kok vs G Welling, 1981 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

J R Markus vs G Welling, 1988
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

S Van Esch vs G Welling, 1992
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

M Antonsen vs G Welling, 1995
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

M Potterat vs G Welling, 1997
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Adams vs Svidler, 1997 
(B06) Robatsch, 60 moves, 1-0

A hedgehog gets run over by a speeding car (aka Kaspy) :)
Kasparov vs Salov, 1989 
(A15) English, 29 moves, 1-0

B Ivanovic vs V Kovacevic, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights variation. Polish Def (A46) 0-1 Minority A
E Cosma vs N Dzagnidze, 2009
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Mayet's #
G Jones vs P Carlsson, 2016 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Larsen, 1979 
(A05) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

S Tatai vs Skembris, 1981 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Carlos Torre vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1925 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

Flohr is playing a full blodded Hedgehog in the mid-1930s
Riumin vs Flohr, 1936 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Polish Def (A07) 0-1 The aggressor Q double attack
Saidy vs Karpov, 1972 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Polish Def (A07) 1-0 Watch DB tear open the center
Bronstein vs Alburt, 1972 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

St. George Def. General (B00) 0-1 Black controls open file
J Berry vs B Wall, 2012 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Audacious K walk
R Wojtaszek vs Z Pakleza, 2010 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

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