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Spearheads A (Batteries involving the Queen)
Compiled by fredthebear
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More batteries involving the queen. Spearheads are quite common, and quite lethal, but that is not always the case in these games. The Spearhead may just be an indecisive structure in some games, while it smashes through in others.

KIA/Hungarian vs Owen/Classical Dutch (A07) 1-0Double Sacrifice
Paulsen vs Owen, 1862 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French/QGD traditional e5 strong point (A07) 1-0 Nf6+
D Svetushkin vs V Varaciuc, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs e6 Sicilian g6/Melbourne (A07) 1-0Mate threats on g-file
Zhao Jun vs J S Christiansen, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

"deserves to be counted among the finest examples of the art of
Smyslov vs Euwe, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs French (A07) 1-0 Bold N offerings
B Adam vs V Pupols, 1979 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knt Var (A16) 1-0 Penetrate h-file, 7th
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1961  
(A16) English, 20 moves, 1-0

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 Nxf7, Q sac, Philidor's Legacy
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense (A40) 0-1 Avoidable R sac, unavoidable Q sac
N Tereshchenko vs Alekhine, 1909 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Castle opposite, P storm
Adams vs Leko, 1996 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Two Knts vs Kside Fio/ Gruenfeld (A48) 1-0 Attacks on f7, h2
Hebden vs McShane, 1998
(A48) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 0-1 Rob the pin, form batteries
J M Hodgson vs Short, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Sodium Attack (A00) Direct hits on f7 and h7; odd mate pattern
R Durkin vs Spielman, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Paris Gambit (A00) 1-0 The six pawn gambit?!
H E Myers vs Tirso Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical Var (A00) 0-1 Torchered 4not 0-0
S Srdjanov vs Kotronias, 1988 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Buecker Gambit (A00) 0-1 Triple on f-file
Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1-0 Overworked back rank Rook
H Kallio vs F Berkes, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening, 1...e5 Exchange (A00) 1-0 Constant pressure!
M Michna vs J Dworakowska, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Polish 1.b4 c5 Birmingham Gambit (A00) 1-0 Swallow's Tail #
B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 0-1 Nice Qside attack
S Sloan vs D Gertler, 2013
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening e5 ML (A00) 0-1 W gives up the center, back rank
Akobian vs Ponomariov, 1995 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Ware Opening 1.a4?! (A00) 1-0 Double check does it
E Demac vs J Wahlberg, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Dutch Defense (A00) 1-0 Rook trap
Keene vs D E Lloyd, 1965
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Var (A01) 1-0 Deflections
D H Fernandez vs J Jackson, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Dutch (A01) 0-1 ...a Chuck Norris kick
B Wall vs K Norris, 1985 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 15 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Modern (A01) 1-0 Battery outnumbers defender
Bagirov vs G Minaux, 1996 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 20 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

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical 4.f4 & 0-0-0 (A01) 1-0Roll Kside
I Rogers vs J Brenninkmeijer, 1990 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern vs Pseudo KID w/open d-file(A01)1-0
Raul Schmidt vs J Gallagher, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Interesting P play, Dbl N sacs, B shot
A Bryntse vs P Wikstrom, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 34 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

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

Bird Opening From G. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Open file destruction
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: 1.f4 f5 2.e4 Wagner-Zwitersch Gambit (A02) 1-0
Bird vs Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird-English (A02) 1-0 Desperado Zwischenzugs Tactical N Upin
Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 3.Nf3 is winning for White
I Schomann vs M Amini, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 A dangerous K walk, pin
G Goles vs A Monteiro, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Q sac tags NN in six!
NN vs Du Mont, 1802 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Bird b3 vs Pseudo Leningrad Dutch (A02) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Chigorin vs J Noa, 1883 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 0-1 Sitting N sac, open g-file
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1 Spearhead thru the front door
Bird vs J W Baird, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

A fine example of the Antoshin by Antoshin himself.
Antoshin vs J Kostro, 1971
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening /Big Clamp (A03) 1/2-1/2 Which Q rules?
W Potter vs Zukertort, 1875 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 1-0 Notes by Keene
Keene vs M Stean, 1973  
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

KID (A04) 1/2-1/2 Saving a lost position w/a spearhead
S Novikov vs Ehlvest, 2004 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish, Zukertort System (A04) 1-0 Battery on long diagonal
Santasiere vs R Draxl, 1960 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Here, have my Queen in your lap.
Ulf Andersson vs Hartston, 1973 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

KIA, Q's Gambit Invitation (A04) 0-1 Awesome Dbl R sacs
J Kleiman vs A Pixton, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Bird-Larsen Attk (A04) 1-0 VERY efficient model game!
Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Lisitsyn Gambit vs Dutch 1Nf3 f5 2e4 (A04) 1-0 Ng5 anchor
A Smelov vs V I Ivanov, 2000 
(A04) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Dutch (A04) 1-0 Too many Black pawn moves
Krasenkow vs S Kindermann, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Zukertort, Tennison Gambit (A06) 1-0 IM Gary Lane's line notes
Keres vs Faltweber, 1932 
(A06) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Hybrid KIA vs Sicilian (A07) 1-0 Dbl Rs on open file
H Hamdouchi vs M Bezold, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Q sac for 9 pts & crossfire acti
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

FR Chigorin/Vienna/KIA/Hungarian (A07) 0-1B pair, pins dominate
Chigorin vs Lasker, 1899 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs Dragon (A07) 0-1 R decoy sac for promo
Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian/French (A07) 1-0 The Nxd5 sac is old hat in KIA
A Filipowicz vs B Pietrusiak, 1964 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Sicilian Var (A08) 1-0 Swingin' Swayin'
A Khavin vs Kotov, 1944 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 60: Richard Rti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs K Havasi, 1926 
(A09) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 1-0 Pretty Q sac, diagonal X-ray #
Euwe vs Loman, 1923 
(A09) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 0-1 The Black kNight dies a hero!
T Hillarp Persson vs I Sokolov, 2009 
(A09) Reti Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 129 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
J L McCudden vs Marshall, 1934  
(A13) English, 41 moves, 0-1

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

English Opening: Wade Gambit (A10) 1-0 King walk
G Laco vs M Lanzani, 1992 
(A10) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Very surprising attack. It seems to come right out of the blue.
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Notes by R. Keene
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1851  
(A13) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Gain time on queen while building a battery against the block
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1911 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

English Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Dclnd (A14) 1-0 Kside BASH!
Quinteros vs R Henley, 1976 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian / KID (A15)1-0 Game of the Minute
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1957 
(A15) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Hanging Pawns/Understanding Pawn Play in Chess by D. Marovic
Keres vs Taimanov, 1951 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 Spearhead
Karpov vs Timman, 1968 
(A17) English, 41 moves, 1-0

English Opening (A20) 0-1 B&Q spearhead for Scholar's Mate
J Spencer vs Takacs, 1981 
(A20) English, 4 moves, 0-1

King's English (A20) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl Discovered +, Reti's Mate
Ftacnik vs F Vallejo Pons, 2007 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 85 in Why Lasker Matters by Andrew Soltis.
Tartakower vs Lasker, 1924 
(A20) English, 48 moves, 0-1

David LeMoir's stupendous "Essential Chess Sacrifices"
F Tahirov vs Shirov, 2007 
(A21) English, 21 moves, 0-1

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 Double Rs sac
J M Craddock vs J Mieses, 1939 
(A25) English, 14 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0Gone shopping
L Oepen vs S Maus, 1988 
(A25) English, 16 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0 Discovered++
Carls vs Spielmann, 1912 
(A25) English, 27 moves, 1-0

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 She didn't run
V Zavoronkov vs V Bukhteeva, 2012 
(A25) English, 23 moves, 0-1

King's English. 4 Knts Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 Block backward pawn
Smyslov vs Romanishin, 1979 
(A28) English, 33 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights 4.d4 (A28) 0-1 Remove the Guard+
S Landau vs Reti, 1927 
(A28) English, 18 moves, 0-1

K's English 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29)1/2-1/2 Stalemate blunder
Kasparov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

King's English. 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Stellar attack
Anand vs Caruana, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Constant pressure on Ks
L Christiansen vs Kaidanov, 1994 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 55 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights, Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 f-file battery
Stein vs Vladimir Lepeshkin, 1965 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4 Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Triple G was a twinkle
Uhlmann vs Smyslov, 1973 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 30 moves, 1-0

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

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

English Opening: Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Pseudo-Anastasia's #
M Ghorbani vs H Faryad, 2003 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 33 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Drubbing by a kid!
J Costa vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 22 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni / Hedgehog (A31) 0-1
Taimanov vs Yusupov, 1982 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 42 moves, 0-1

English Symtrcl. Anti-Benoni, Spielmann Def (A33) 1-0 Tail end
Keene vs M Basman, 1963 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Spearhead pin
Petrosian vs H Lehmann, 1960 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Mecking Variation (A39) 1-0Out of nowhere
D Dubov vs E Bronnikova, 2010 
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Delayed Stonewall Attk vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Dicey center
Kamsky vs E Prie, 1990 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Englund G Complex: Hartlaub-Charlick G (A40) 0-1 Opera Mate
J Krejcik vs J Thirring, 1898 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense (A40) 0-1 Greed sends White to Hades
Baby Edna Mission vs Dorcas Allotey, 2014 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Wade Defense (A41) 1-0 Simul destruction on Qside; dbl N sacs
Kasparov vs C Oblitas, 1993 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 29 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 0-1 Stack 'em up
R E Hartley vs Keene, 1963 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

Benoni-Indian Def (A43) 1-0 Almost every key tactical device
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 1/2-1/2 Spearhead on f2
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1934 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Black dare not castle, gets pinned
L Bruzon Batista vs Jobava, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack by Trompowsky (A45) 1-0 Heavy artillery!
Trompowsky vs L Endzelins, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Fast 3 piece attack
M Sabol vs Votava, 1995 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Barry/150A BxBg7 vs Gruenfeld (A45) 1-0Castle opposite, P storm
A Kashlinskaya vs I Videnova, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 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

Indian Game 150 Attack f3, g4 (A45) 1-0 a-file vs h-file attack
V Vepkhvishvili vs Kasparian, 1968 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Deflection on the h-file
S Halkias vs Pribyl, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Curry/Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0Three mating squares
Janowski vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Torre vs QID (A46) 1-0 Spearhead on 7th rank
Hebden vs N Davies, 2004
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var/Hippo (A46) 1-0Q sac
J M Bellon Lopez vs E Berg, 2006 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 Backward d7 pawn blocked
Balashov vs Alburt, 1977 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
W Henschell vs M Karff, 1946 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 16 moves, 0-1

Two Knts vs Kside Fio/ Gruenfeld (A48) 1-0 tripled e-pawns lose
Hebden vs S Conquest, 1998
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Colle c3 vs Indian Kside Fio (A48) 1/2-1/2 Pin the defender
P Troeger vs Keres, 1962 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Powerful 5th rank
Sasikiran vs Kasimdzhanov, 2006 
(A48) King's Indian, 46 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Support penetration
Sasikiran vs Kotronias, 2007 
(A48) King's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 No ordinary amateur
G Abrahams vs J Cukierman, 1936 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def. Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 Black center dissolves
Smyslov vs H Steiner, 1946 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Var (A52) 1-0 Historic photo
Spielmann vs Reti, 1919 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def. Alekhine. Abonyi Var (A52) 1-0Control e-file, 7th
Alatortsev vs Lilienthal, 1935 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def Adler Var (A52) 1-0 Heavy pieces on Qside
Taimanov vs Szabo, 1967
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Old Indian Def (A53) 0-1 Some pawn grabbin' is good, some aint!
E Zagorjansky vs Kotov, 1942 
(A53) Old Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def: Janowski. Fianchetto (A53) 1-0 K caught in cntr
Kotov vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(A53) Old Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense (A53) 1-0 Spearhead, Skewer+, Q nabs Q!!
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1953 
(A53) Old Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Ukrainian (A54) 1-0 Combine Attk & Defense
Kotov vs Konstantinopolsky, 1940 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def. Normal (A55) 0-1 White suddenly lets Black in
H Shoosmith vs Nimzowitsch, 1907 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A56) 0-1 An old trap
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 0-1 R sac, Spearheaded
N Croad vs D Mehmeti, 2012 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

This game was annotated by Benko in CL&R, Jan 1970, p.22.
B Blumin vs Benko, 1969 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Zaitsev Var. Nescafe Frappe Attk (A57) 1-0 Kside
G Timoshchenko vs G Wachinger, 1989 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Remove the defender combination 33. Qf5+!
I Nemet vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted Var BxBf1 (A58) 0-1 Pin
K Rawicz vs G Jones, 2011 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Zaitsev System (A58) 1-0 The Great R Robbery
G Timoshchenko vs I E Shliahtin, 1990 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Yugoslav 7Bxf1, Nge2 (A59) 0-1 Best Q
Y Shulman vs Khalifman, 2005 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. Knight's Tour Var (A61) 1-0 Q sac saves active N
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(A61) Benoni, 53 moves, 1-0

This two move finish is the secret...Exchange (sac), Dbl Attack
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2014 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Manhattan Gambit. Anti-Stonewall (A80) 0-1 Pins
S Marder vs H Zygouris, 2011 
(A80) Dutch, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Fine Greek Gift
Denker vs Robbins, 1934 
(A80) Dutch, 19 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Hopton Attack (A80) 0-1 Back rank Spearhead
N E Povah vs P Gayson, 2010
(A80) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 0-1 Crossfire on Qside
J V Demina vs A Muzychuk, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 The Immortal Losing Game
Sliwa vs Bronstein, 1957 
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton G. (A83) 1-0 Simple yet effective, intermezzo+
A Stefanova vs R Tozer, 1997 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit 4...h6? (A83) 1-0 Spearhead f7
H Krongraf vs U Monsehr, 1989 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Spearhead g6+
Palau vs Nollman, 1990 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Vicious MG tactics, Q&B battery
N Kulzinski vs V Tomovic, 1947
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Double Double Trouble
G Timoshchenko vs M Kolcak, 1994 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 N sac aides two batteries
K Grigorian vs Balashov, 1974 
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Normal Var (A84) 1-0 Two Spearheads
Rubinstein vs P P Benko, 1903 
(A84) Dutch, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 34 in Starting Out: The Dutch by GM Neil McDonald
R Kempinski vs Gleizerov, 2000 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Stonewall (A95) 0-1 Spearhead will mate
P W Hempson vs L S Tate, 1968
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 31 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Var (A97) 0-1
Taimanov vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 35 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Tartakower Attack (A45) 1-0 Spassky-like
V S Spasov vs K Berbatov, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening b3, Bb2 Stonewall Attk (D05) 1-0 Spearhead
E Schiller vs P Grieve, 2005  
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein b3, Bb2 Stonewall Attk vs Bogoljubow Def (D05) 0-1
E Lahav vs Psakhis, 1990
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Black misses his Bg7
D A Mohrlok vs H Ree, 1976 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack, Castle opposite (A45) 1-0 Sacs help the Q+
Dzindzichashvili vs V Tukmakov, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian (B25) 1-0 White easily passes pawns
Carlsen vs F Vallejo Pons, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 "Brownean Motion"
O Sarapu vs Browne, 1972 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Reti/English, Anglo-Indian Def. Scandi Def (A15) 0-1 Spearhead
O E Jorgensen vs T Lynge, 2001
(A15) English, 34 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Polka finish!
W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Bird Opening: unusual From Gambit 4.dxc7 Qxc7 (A02) 0-1 Fooled
L De Veauce vs Keene, 1963  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Indian Game/Owen's Def (A45) 0-1 Black triples on g-file
R P Alvarez vs A Valenzuela, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Torre System (A12) 0-1 h-pawn lever
A Ostl vs Hertneck, 1985 
(A12) English with b3, 16 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18)1-0 B-Q#
M Stryjecki vs C Carbonell Bofill, 2003 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 13 moves, 1-0

Anderssen-> Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0 Play on both wings
N R McDonald vs B Thipsay, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense (A40) 1-0 Some resemblance to QGD exchange
B Finegold vs J Gonzales, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 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

Special beauty prize award by Urugway chess periodical Mundial
L Palau vs J W te Kolste, 1927 
(A48) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

Polish ML Exchange (A00) 1-0 Sudden 7th ranker
M Bach vs R Svane, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Zukertort, Sic Invite/Torre Attk (A04) 1-0 Spearhead, interfere
J Augustin vs A Lanc, 1975 
(A04) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: General (A09) 1-0 Delicious pawn munching
A Stefanova vs M Sebag, 2010 
(A09) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

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

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 1-0 Pin to win
A Kosten vs G Lilley, 1999 
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Botvinnik System Reversed (A36) 1-0 51.?
Korchnoi vs P Bakker, 1976 
(A36) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Var (A97) 1-0 missed pin
M Rodshtein vs B Amin, 2005 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 45 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 hitting h7!
R Knaak vs A Maciejewski, 1976
(A56) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1 Weak dbld Ps
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1928 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko Bg5 vs Bb7 (A46) 0-1 Bxf2+ next
Miles vs J M Hodgson, 1993 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Odds game produces Legall's mate w/an extra step!
Smith vs NN, 1852 
(000) Chess variants, 11 moves, 1-0

World Championship Match (1954), KIA vs Sicilian (A07) 1-0
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Indian Game g4 (A45) 1-0 Reti discusses the Bishops
Breyer vs K Havasi, 1918  
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knts' Variation Fianchetto (A22) Crossfire
Reshevsky vs I Spero, 1921 
(A22) English, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. P Thrust (A44) 1-0 Cross pin backfires
R Toran Albero vs F Kuijpers, 1965 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Pure Greco's Mate!
R Hovhannisyan vs M Yudkevich, 2013 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Golombek Def (A16) 1-0 20.?
Adolf Kramer vs O Ruester, 1926 
(A16) English, 20 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1Deflect
Kurkletis vs Vasiukov, 1957 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 11 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Decoy Sacrifice pulls K into peril!
Wang Yue vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def (A60) 1-0 The centralized Q is overwhelming
A E Vaulin vs Smagin, 1997 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

KIA 2.Qe2 vs French Def (A07) 1-0 N infiltration fork
Chigorin vs A Zinkl, 1897 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1-0Notes by Stockfish 28.?
Panno vs Spassky, 1955 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Barry Attack vs KID Yugoslav Bg7 & Bb7 (A48) 0-1
M Shereshevsky vs Kasparov, 1978 
(A48) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Veresov Atack. Dutch System (A80) 1-0 Superb Defense & Attack!
Shirov vs V Zhuravliov, 1986 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0 Spearhead hits f7+, BxNf8
C Bloodgood vs W Waymire, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 1-0 N sac for Dovetail #
R Garcia vs H Rossetto, 1970
(A06) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs /From G Declined A00 1-0"Special Brilliancy Prize"
Blackburne vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 1-0 Cornered Q tomb ahead
A Selezniev vs Von Bardeleben, 1920 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Semi-Tarrasch (A04) 1-0 Fine Kside sac attack!
N Getz vs M Mitchell, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Hungarian vs Leningrad Dutch (A00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; X-ray
S Platzack vs J van Baarle, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Raphael Var (A80) 0-1 Spearhead pin
V Bhat vs O de la Riva Aguado, 2006
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack/Bird-like Bb2, f4, Ne5 (A06) 1-0
J Rejdal vs M Dietze, 1931 
(A06) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Dueling batteries
Ken Ronny Schouten vs C B Jacobsen, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

K's English. Kramnik-Shirov Counter (A21) 1-0 Kside assault
L Piasetski vs Stijn Gieben, 2013
(A21) English, 33 moves, 1-0

English Opening vs Bb7 (A10) 1-0 Which battery is better?
K Spraggett vs Spassky, 1985 
(A10) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 42 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

The Guernsey Gibbet of '85!! (Morphy's Mate)
Hebden vs J M Hodgson, 1985 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0Stockfish notes
E Lobron vs Korchnoi, 1998 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Now that was some finish!
J K Duda vs R Rapport, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Dbl Fianchetto (A62) 0-1Super Nezh Exchange Sac
V Zak vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def Accepted (A13) 1-0
O Brendel vs T Chapman, 2017 
(A13) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Mexican Defense: General (A50) 0-1 Spearhead
J R Potter vs Joel Benjamin, 2003 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

White Dbl Fio vs Black...d5, Bg4 (A06) 1-0 Bishop pair pins
W Schmidt vs N Spiridonov, 1976
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 178 of 200 Modern Brilliancies by Kevin Wicker (pub. 1981)
Suba vs L Roos, 1978 
(A16) English, 23 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Light Squared Symphony!
P Trifunovic vs M Aaron, 1962 
(A48) King's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted Var (A58) 1-0 27.?
J Bentley vs S Tavares, 2018 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug in the Opening - Immediate recapture not required
A Durao vs S Horta, 1954 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Castle while you have the chance
Braun vs O Nedeljkovic, 1932 
(A43) Old Benoni, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Averbakh System. Kotov (A42) 1-0 Battery prevails
Spassky vs E Macskasy, 1964 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 41 moves, 1-0

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