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Decoys To, Deflections From, Remove the Guard
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* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

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

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

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 0-1 Damiano's Mate
K Moll vs Falkbeer, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst), Hector Gambit (A00) 0-1 Support mate coming
A Aasum vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Q takes w/check; h7#
M Jadoul vs G Plomp, 2003 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Indian Var (A01) 1-0 Block f6, open h-file
H Klip vs C Janssen, 1982 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 1-0 Fabulous clearance sac
B Lovric vs M Sinanovic, 1998 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Declined (A02) 0-1Unpin, Q sac, Bf2#
N Barsalou vs B Wall, 1980 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 What will s/he do next?
B Lowenthal vs K Wendeker, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Bb2 Stonewall Attk (A04) 1-0 En prise N
Tartakower vs J H Pannekoek, 1926 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti Opening (A05) 1-0 Q sac for a K walk
K Spraggett vs P Llaneza-Vega, 2007 
(A05) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Polish Santasiere's Folly to Stonewall (A06) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA Pachman System (A07) 1-0 Mighty fine knight work!
Vasiukov vs Alburt, 1972 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Semi-Tarrash Def(A08)  0-1 Q sac, diagonal mate net
K V Shantharam vs K Murugan, 1994 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 0-1

KIA vs FR (A08) 1-0 Outnumbered 2 attackers, 1 defender = N sac
Bronstein vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Scandavian Def Exchange (A09) 1-0 Greek gift
Ivkov vs R Mayer Schwartz, 1992 
(A09) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 1-0 +Removes the Guard
Razuvaev vs D Gurevich, 1996 
(A13) English, 15 moves, 1-0

Vladi's Queen sac crashes Vishy
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 0-1 Greek gift!!
I Gevorgyan vs A Kvon, 2008 
(A17) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Pseudo-Boden's Mate; supported Rook variation on open b-file.
Joel Benjamin vs N Gamboa, 1995 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 15 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Keres Var (A23) 1-0 Deflection
K Tsarouhas vs Kotronias, 2005 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 18 moves, 0-1

K's English. 3 Knights System (A27) 1-0 Pin, Q sac>weak squares
P Schoeber vs E Bouwmans, 1981 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 9 moves, 1-0

K's English. Three Knights System (A27) 1-0 Black took the bait
J Loy vs R Erickson, 1989 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Adorjan notes; Q trap
Adorjan vs G Glatt, 1982  
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

English Opening: Symmetrical. 2Knts (A37) 0-1 Remove the Guard
J Montezinos vs Euwe, 1927 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 0-1

Colle->Stonewall Attk vs QID Fianchetto(A40) 1-0 g-file bashin'
Vecsey / Allies vs Breyer, 1921 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1 The castled K wins again
H W Apperly vs H Charlick, 1894 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Def. Lithuanian Variation (A40) 0-1 Greco's Mate
R Koemetter vs G Welling, 1995 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 White has weak squares, restricted king
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 0-1 Remove the guard
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1919 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 0-1 Small but elegant combo!
W Pietzsch vs Smyslov, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Mexican Defense (A50) 0-1 He wrote The Black Knights Tango
H Spiller vs G Orlov, 1991 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Ukrainian(A54) 1/2-1/2 N sac, Q+ perpetual
O Chernikov vs Vasiukov, 2005 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Def: Normal (A55) 1-0 N sac for central connected Ps
O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

Benoni /KID Four Pawns. Dynamic Attack (A56)1-0 Gain time on Q
Korchnoi vs Gheorghiu, 1986
(A56) Benoni Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Benko G. Accepted. King Walk Var (A59) 0-1 R sac, Q penetration
J Bonin vs Zsofia Polgar, 1988 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 25 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. Classical (A70) 1-0 Q sac counters Black initiative
Gelfand vs Jobava, 2011 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

Veresov, Dutch System (A80) 1-0 Prevention was worse than cure
T Southam vs J Cote, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def (A80) 1-0 h-pawn assault, Q sac, royal family fork, N
M Bosboom vs V Ouwendijk, 2006 
(A80) Dutch, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var(A83) 1-0 # in Reinfeld book
Capablanca vs Masyutin, 1914 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch, Staunton Gambit. Lasker Var (A83) 0-1Exchange sacs fail
Euwe vs Tartakower, 1921 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Variation (A85) 1-0 Sudden Switch
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 12 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical Be7 Stonewall Def (A95) 0-1Q sac gains material
Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Advance (B00) 0-1 Demolition
Elene Tsotsonava vs Annapoorni Meiyappan, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0Little sacs create big prob
Fischer vs W G Addison, 1970 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 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

Scandinavian Modern (B01) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate w/K hike
Imbaud vs Strumilo, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scandi Def: Icelandic-Palme Gambit (B01) 0-1 She has no time to
P Zarnicki vs F Fiorito, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 BLACK K MARCH!!
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1986 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: The Squirrel (B02) 1-0 Had a few too many nuts
Hill vs Janeway, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense Normal (B02) 1-0 Miniature: Checkmate w/a pawn
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Transposes to Russian Game (C42) 0-1 Beware same side B&N on f2
Keene vs Orly, 1961  
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def. Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1/2-Perpetual
Vasiukov vs Korchnoi, 1953 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Normal? (B02) 1-0 Which Q wins? Dbl R sac
Shirov vs B Dagenais, 2012 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 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

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen-Haakert (B04) 1-0Pin game clincher
B Al-Hajiri vs M Hamal, 2014 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 15 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 R decoy sac vs overworked R
P Chan vs Wu Kaiyu, 2001 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
F Mora vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

C-K Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice, pins
Yifan Hou vs Navara, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q
Chulkov vs Gavemann, 1947 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. ML (B15) 1-0 Castle opposite, full force Kside
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Blitzkrieg!!
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
V Da Vilhete vs R Arias Formoso, 2006 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sacrifices
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall leaves B en prise for 6 moves & sacs another.
Marshall vs A Cass, 1941 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Greek Gift delivers qk result!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

SWG, Declined (B20) 1-0 Full firepower through center
Spielmann vs G Patay, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

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, Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 "Knight-teen moves!"
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Qe5+ forks LPDO Ra1 OOPS!
C Maddigan vs NN, 1970 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

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 Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Sweet tactical treats
Tiviakov vs J Rivera Rodriguez, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix Attack (B23) Q decoy sac then discovery ala Harrwitz
K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Rs use half-open g-file
A Sabani vs Adorjan, 1990
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl ++
Sveshnikov vs R Shcherbakov, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian / French. Westerinen Attack (B40) 1-0Bishop pair rules
T Fogarasi vs N Medvegy, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Var(B42) 1-0B Sac Q Sac & Dbl Check!!
J Lechtynsky vs Pachman, 1968 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var(B43) 1-0 Q sac, Arabian/Hook mate next
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Beautiful back rank deflecti
Kavalek vs Khodos, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Cross 'em up this way and that!
Anand vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 2004 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Dbl B sacrifice
Areshchenko vs Savon, 2001 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifice, mate to follow on the h-file
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 N sac, Q sac, connected Ps
J A Curdo vs Robert E Byrne, 1994 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Canal Attack. Haag Gambit (B52) 1-0 Q supports R#
E Kalegin vs S Yuferov, 1990 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Overworked Rook
Lutikov vs Tal, 1955 
(B53) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer (B60) 1-0 White pours thru center
M V Ghinda vs C Partos, 1975 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 27 moves, 1-0

78 in "Spassky's 100 Best Games" by Bernard Cafferty (Batsford,
Spassky vs I Bilek, 1967 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern deviations (B62) 1-0 Q sac to #
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B72) 1-0 Dandy discovery Qs face-off
Lasker vs R Short, 1892 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack Early devia (B75) 1-0 Special C
P Carlsson vs J B Campos-Moreno, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 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 Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 1-0 Q sac allows promotion
Mikhalchishin vs Shirov, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 1-0

Q-sac for double check, a la Fischer-Mygmasuren
I Madl vs D Summermatter, 1988 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Exchange sac attk
Sax vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Ch. 1, p. 13 in Tactics in the Sicilian by Nesis
Geller vs Anikaev, 1979 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 1-0 Very Tal-like!
Sznapik vs O Foisor, 1982 
(B83) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Shirov underestimates threat posed by supported passed g-pawn
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Rob the pin
O Vlasova vs Ruoshui Cao, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Spearhead Q sac for Arabian Mate!
Y Rusakov vs B Kalinkin, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 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 P Accepted(B97) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Goteborg (Argentine) (B98) 1-0 Nxe6 opens f7
Geller vs Panno, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Two Knights Var (C00) 1-0 Dbl B sacs, R lift
E E Book vs Ingerslev, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Strong central square
Steinitz vs Max Weiss, 1882  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
J Mullon vs H Daurelle, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Wade/Milner-Barry G. (C02) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Areshchenko vs A Rustemov, 2014 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

FR Advance. Wade Var (C02) 1-0 Undeveloped Kside into Boden's #
Yu Yangyi vs A Zatonskih, 2013 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

French Adv 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 Lputian (C02) 0-1 Snazzy Dbl R sac
J Smeets vs D Brandenburg, 2011 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Irving Chernev's book "Logical Chess: Move by Move".
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Bd7-Bc6 (C10) 1-0 Fine Arabian #!
Karpov vs Mihajlo Stojanovic, 2007 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def(C10) 1-0R decoy sac wins a P
Anand vs N Sulava, 2004 
(C10) French, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Excellent use of space, batteries, pins, and double check
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 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

French Def. Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Smashing Arabian #
Lasker vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Fingerslip, Kunin Double Gambit (C15)1-0 Reti # w/R
K Dekker vs W Erler, 1967 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

French Winawer by namesake (C15) 0-1 Well-timed checks
Winawer vs De Vere, 1870 
(C15) French, Winawer, 16 moves, 0-1

French Def. Winawer. Poisoned P (C18)1-0 Q can't maintain guard
V Liberzon vs Petrosian, 1964 
(C18) French, Winawer, 15 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 A bit on the hairy side
H Wolf vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. 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

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30)1-0 BF draws K out into cntr
Fischer vs Michalopoulos, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Modern Transfer (C32) 1-0 13...g5!?
A Hagesaether vs G Andersen, 2014 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

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

KDG Falkbeer Countergambit. Modern Transfer (C32) 1-0 18.Be7!
Judit Polgar vs A Wagner-Michel, 1990 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0 Deflection
Keres vs H Malmgren, 1934
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

KG Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Q sac, N fork
A Harju vs M Liimatta, 1987 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Schlechter punishes 3...f5
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Blistering Bxf7+ sac & double check!
B Wall vs L Martinez, 1972 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 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

KGA Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 Mated by a King's move!
Smitten vs Prince Dadian, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Double Muzio Gambit (C37) Just when you think...
S Brady vs M Heidenfeld, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA Double Muzio Gambit Paulsen Def (C37) 1-0 Dbl N sac
Chigorin vs Davydow, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 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, Wild Muzio G. (C37) 0-1 There's a rat in the kitchen
NN vs J H Sarratt, 1810 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 0-1 2 computers giveaway Ns
Super Forte vs Mach III, 1988
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA Middleton Countergambit (C37) 1-0 Surge of the Knights
J Lansing vs R Hart, 1907 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Lolli Gambit (C37) 0-1 Q+ & fork has determined many a game
N Lelen vs K Marzec, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA Greco Gambit Calabrese Gambit (C38) 1-0 King walk
Staunton vs NN, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Wow!! What a slobber knocker!! A winning king walk escape
B Rechel vs M Wortel, 1998 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 0-1 Loses time/match w/the Q
Greco vs NN, 1590 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Elephant G. Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1R sac sets Boden's #
Reshevsky vs E D Duncan, 1921 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit 5.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 Remove the guard
Short vs L Rouanet, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Greco's Mate
Euwe vs Wiersma, 1920 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...g6 5.c4 (C45) 1-0 Q sac, hogs on 7th, 8th
Carlsen vs A Diamant, 2003 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Qh4 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 N threatsc7, gain time on Q
Tarrasch vs NN, 1884 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Steinitz Var (C45) 0-1 Remove the guard
Prugel vs E Dyckhoff, 1899 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Blumenfeld Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac opens back rank
B Blumenfeld vs G Helbach, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian 6.d3 (C50) 1-0 Broken Symmetry
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

11...Qh1+! is a decoy which sets up a double check and mate
Schwartz vs Hartlaub, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Q sac, Double Check-mate!
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attk (C51) 0-1 N&Q sac opens h-file Greco#
NN vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Blindfolded
S Rosenthal vs Allies, 1887 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical 4.c3. Center Attk (C53) 0-1 K walk, Q&Rs sit
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W Kunerth, 1935 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0 N sac into Spearhead #
Koltanowski vs NN, 1953 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Perreux Var (C55) 1-0 Spearhead
Schroder vs H Illgen, 1926 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 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

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

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56)A Prince of a game!
Prince Dadian vs M Bitcham, 1892 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 1-0 Sizzlin'
Niesche vs G Fahnenschmidt, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack N sac line (C57) 0-1
B Ellena vs B Wall, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Two Knts Def. Traxler Cntrattack N sac line (C57) 0-1Run around
M Krc vs G Engelhardt, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def Nge7 (C60) 1-0 Nxe5 sac, Spearhead
Benko vs Sawyer, 1964 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Cozio Defense (C60) 0-1 B pair zooms to Kside
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1870 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Nd4 (C61) 0-1 Greco Mate Attack -> Spearhead
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical 4...Nd4 (C64) 1-0 Qside mating attack
Ljubojevic vs J Durao, 1974 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Sacs seize the diagonals
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Improved Steinitz (C66) 0-1 15 captures in 21 m
Capablanca vs D W Pomeroy, 1909 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange; Black Fishin' Pole (C69) 1/2-Q sac perpetual
Adorjan vs Karpov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C73) 1-0 Castle nabs Rook
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Wormald Attk (C77) 1-0 Open g-file, deflect
Bisguier vs J Penrose, 1950 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Open g-file w/Qh3
Meitner vs Schlechter, 1895 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1Another conquering Q
G A Thomas vs Keres, 1937 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1-0 Quick Anastasia's Mate in one
J Penquite vs K A Anderson, 1949 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 13 moves, 1-0

BDG. Gedult Gambit 3.f3 (D00) 1-0 Exchange sac, h-file attack
A E Blackmar vs Farrar, 1881 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer G. Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Remove the Guard
E J Diemer vs Portz, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 White marches up the board non-stop!
Santasiere vs E B Adams, 1926 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Excellent Sacrificial Kside Assault
J van Ruitenburg vs Hans Hofstra, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Krause Var Copycat Def (D02) 1-0 Brutal Dbl B sacs
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Odd Stonewall Def (D02) 1-0Deflect from dark squares
G Vescovi vs M Bezold, 1997 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Baltic Def. Q Attack Deferred (D02) 0-1, 10 moves
J van der Linden vs L Svensson, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Bishop sacrifice opens the gates in the knick of time
M Tauber vs P Bachmayr, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Colle System vs Reveresed Torre w/e5 (D04) 1-0 Gueridon Mate
S Knight vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Colle 5c3 Koltanowski Systm (D04) 0-1Spearhead on long diagonal
M Bain vs H Burdge, 1939 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Zukertort/Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Stunning interference
M Shereshevsky vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 1-0 Discovered Dbl Attack
Spassky vs V Mikenas, 1959 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Central. Greco Variation (D20) 0-1Wild
L Javakhishvili vs R Edouard, 2015 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

QGA-IQP tactics-Ktxf7 demolition-11.Rc1
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Alekhine System (D28) 1-0 R sac into N fork
Spassky vs Avtonomov, 1949 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

QGAccepted: Rosenthal Variation (D30) 1-0Run around by a kNight
Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 319 in Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Kasparov vs Gavrikov, 1981 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Q's Knight Var(D31) 1-0 Great Greco's Mate
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Incredible straight jacket
S F St Jermain Steadman vs Ed. Lasker, 1913 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Classical (D34) 1-0 Fine specimen of Akiba's play
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 1-0

Schlechter drew a World Championship Match with Lasker in 1910.
Schlechter vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD. Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0Philidor's Legacy Nf7# is coming!
Ribli vs Chandler, 1982 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 18 in 50 Essential Chess Lessons by Steve Giddins
Smyslov vs Karpov, 1971 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) 1-0 Unusual X-ray mate
Carlsen vs A Groenn, 2005 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik (D44) 0-1 Bravo! 12 yr old simul win!
Kholmov vs Tal, 1949 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Another game from Shirov with a quick, explosive finish.
Shirov vs Fressinet, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Impressive tour de force!
Alekhine vs Menzel, 1923 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. 3 Knights. Burille Var (D94)1-0 R+ Removes Guard
Gligoric vs Uhlmann, 1959 
(D94) Grunfeld, 23 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 B decoy sac, N+ forks Q
M Percivaldi vs E Norlin, 2014 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 22 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Q decoy sac for a pin
B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2015 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

QID Kasparov-Petro. Petrosian Attk (E12) 1-0 Dbl B sac, K walk
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann. Karlsbad Var (E23) 0-1 Q trap
A Hansen vs S Jensen, 1945 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 Jackpot!
A Haik vs Skembris, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E28) 1-0 Rxg7 Decoy
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1Q sac into semi-smothered#
Balanel vs A Pytlakowski, 1951 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 1-0 Great attack, uncommon #
C Holt vs L Milman, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Classical. Noa Var (E35) 0-1 Leave troubles behind
I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, ed, 19 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Line (E40) 1-0 Narrow escape
Kasparov vs J Srinivasan, 1995 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Def Simagin (E46) 1-0 Stunning Q clearance sac
Y Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

KID. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Kolty offers three minors
Koltanowski vs NN, 1958 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 15 moves, 1-0

KID 4Ps Attack. Florentine Gambit (E77)  1-0 Masterly sac attk!
T Catalan vs N Saeed, 1983 
(E77) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Declined (A00) 1-0 Remove the guard
G Welling vs F Metzger, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening Ne2 (A00) 1-0 Under the influence
L Day vs P Nurmi, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

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

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: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Long Bomb!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Classical Bird (A02) 1-0 Ziska's Zinger Removes the Guard!
H Ziska vs F Eid, 2010 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 74 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 The Queen goes hunting!
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1966 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var. Batavo Gambit (A02) 1-0 +removes guard
A Bryntse vs O Smith, 1967 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 44 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: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Outflanked, Deflection
O Sikorova vs I Gaponenko, 2002 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 Stunning sacrifices, K walk
Neil Davis vs R Jamieson, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Bird/Leningrad Dutch Rev(A03) 1-0Black "looks" better, W closer
H Danielsen vs M Tandrup, 2005 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1/2-1/2 Exchange sac -> Perpetual
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A04) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Sac
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Colle-Zukertort, QG Invitation (A04) 1-0 Dbl B sac gone wrong
Burn vs Owen, 1884 
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

The position after 41...Qe2 is problem #603 in Reinfeld's "1001
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(A06) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 1-0 This wild one is up for grabs!!
V Malakhov vs Movsesian, 2012 
(A09) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

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

English, Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A14) 1-0 Deflect sac promo
Kramnik vs Karpov, 1997 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan (A14) 1-0 weak P shield
A Nickel vs W Class, 1992 
(A14) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0 Q, N & P
Kramnik vs A Mista, 2014 
(A14) English, 34 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight (A15) 1-0 Pesky White Ns!
Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 N sac-> N pin
Lombardy vs Polugaevsky, 1978 
(A17) English, 35 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 0-1Computer-like
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

English (A20) 1-0 Fascinating tactical battle for promotion
Aronian vs A Giri, 2016 
(A20) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Speelman's foreword to Shirov's 1997 book Fire on Board
B Lalic vs Shirov, 1994 
(A21) English, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Botvinnik System (A26) 1-0 Sac for a passer
Kasparov vs Short, 1990 
(A26) English, 48 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A30) 1-0 W rages thru cntr
Kramnik vs Anand, 1996 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1 Q sac, fine rook tactics
Horst Beer vs Grob, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense? (A41) 0-1 Leningrad Dutch ends w/Deflection
I Ibragimov vs Kramnik, 1991 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 55 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45)0-1 R shot prevents perpetual check draw
A Stefanova vs I Sokolov, 2007 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Indian Game / Reversed QGA (A45) 0-1 From Qside Ps to Kside
Peter K Cook vs J L Watson, 1969
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Q. vs. R+B. Move 49(W). Carelessness with Queen = stalemate.
J Fichtl vs F Blatny, 1956 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Janowski salvages draw using the Take My Rook stalemate trick
Janowski vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ten Most Common Chess Mistakes by Larry Evans
M Romi vs C Staldi, 1954 
(A48) King's Indian, 51 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

King's Indian. Fianchetto(A49) 1/2-1/2 R&Q sacs force stalemate
G Danielsson vs W Lange, 1952 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Budapest Defense: Alekhine. Abonyi (A52) 0-1 Sacs!
Bacrot vs Shirov, 2000 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Budapest, Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 Resembles Ryder&Staunton G
Toldsepp vs Keres, 1934 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Capa saw it all; a great performance
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

461 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
E Cohn vs Chigorin, 1907 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. K's Indian System (A56) 1-0 Q decoy sac, Dbl check
I Nei vs Petrosian, 1960 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Var (A67) 0-1 Circumnavigation
J Ivanov vs I Cheparinov, 2004 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical. Argentine Counterattack (A75) 1-0
L Eperjesi vs B Perenyi, 1980 
(A75) Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A82) 1-0 Entertaining
V Sjoberg vs Tarrasch, 1911 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Be7 Stonewall 7...Nc6!? (A92) 1-0 Combo cracks author's D
Nakamura vs R Bellin, 2016 
(A92) Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandi. Bogoljubow Var (B00) 1-0 Dbl N sac
Keres vs A Raudvere, 1936 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense / French, Advance (B00) 0-1 Capture sequence
Y Schwartz vs Blatny, 2000 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Qd6 Delayed, 3.Nf3 4.Be2 (B01) 1-0 Interesting MG
H Stevic vs Nisipeanu, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 55 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Four Pawns Attk. Main Line (B03) 1-0 Where's he going?
G den Broeder vs T de Veij, 1980 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

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

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

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 N sac opens line to K
Larry Evans vs Suttles, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 0-1

(B06) Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 Wild, complex game
I Sokolov vs T Hillarp Persson, 1997 
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 3 in Understanding Chess Move by Move by John Nunn
K Aseev vs N Rashkovsky, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Black steals a draw from the jaws of defeat
A Romero Holmes vs B Kantsler, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Euwe Attack (B10) 1-0 Pseudo-Arabian Mate
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer (Dbl Fio) Stein Attk (B10) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
Stein vs R Hartoch, 1969 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 1/2-1/2 B sac leads to pin
Timman vs Anand, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0Dbl B Sac
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

22. Bxh6!! & 23. Rd7! combine decoy, clearance & deflection
Kamsky vs Seirawan, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Little known gem
Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 Just like Tal!!
R Malpert vs B Rind, 1992 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

Kramnik saw that combo BLINDFOLDED. Impressive!
Sadler vs Kramnik, 1998 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 0-1

Incredible blind fold victory uses B+N# pattern into B's corner
Ljubojevic vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 106 moves, 0-1

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

"Batsford Book of Chess Records", Yakov Damsky, Batsford, 2005
Tal vs D Ciric, 1966 
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Slick White Rook play
Lahno vs M Etmans, 2004 
(B32) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Early R sac for attack opposite
B Jonsson vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 For the taking
REBEL vs Crafty, 2000 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0Central P thrust breakthrough
J N Riff vs V Vulevic, 2016 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Famous, w/interesting sacs
Stein vs Furman, 1969 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Taimanov (B46) 1-0 Sucker punch R hits 7th
Shirov vs D Reinderman, 1999 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 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 Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attk (B48) 1-0Union Jacked
Short vs R Pogorelov, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 35 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

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 0-1 Bold sac attk
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1993 
(B57) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 24 pages kibitz
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2016 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Crossfire Sac Attk
M Greengard vs J Rivero, 1995 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Wow! This game deserves attention!
Kotronias vs Krum Georgiev, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Q&N sacs for Hook #
K Spraggett vs Suba, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 35 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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Superb!
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Black threatened #
F Trabattoni vs B Toth, 1976 
(B89) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J Aijala vs T Leppamaki, 1968 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Of 145 games in the OE in this line, 8. Nf5 White's only choice
M Massironi vs F Stips, 2007 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 0-1 Passer combo!
Yurtaev vs Carlsen, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 B offer busts GK
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Bishop sac on move 9!
S Sjugirov vs Van Wely, 2009 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 39 in Tal: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Tal vs M Stean, 1974 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Impressive use of entire army!
Mateo Plaza Reino vs Xander Leibert, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Bxh3 attack; 3 connected P's EG
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange Monte Carlo (C01) 1-0 10.Bxh6 sac Kside attack
Blackburne vs W Potter, 1876 
(C01) French, Exchange, 49 moves, 1-0

French, Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05) 0-1 New in Chess Notes p.2
Reshevsky vs Vaganian, 1976 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal (C10) 1/2-1/2 Slow game got crazy
N Gaprindashvili vs R Borngaesser, 1978
(C10) French, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Moves 14, 15 double knight sacs on f7 gets Black's best effort
Jansa vs P Troeger, 1961 
(C10) French, 70 moves, 1-0

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

French Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 g-file demolition
Judit Polgar vs Bareev, 1993 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0 R deflection sac
Topalov vs Kramnik, 1997 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 1-0 Sac for connected Ps
Naiditsch vs Stellwagen, 2006 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 40 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 Reckless but entertaining
Chigorin vs H Caro, 1898 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

"40 Combinations with Explanations" section of "Sorcerer's Appr
Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 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

Philidor Defense w/Kside Fio (C41) 1-0Pretty finish despite pin
A Kovalev vs H Stevic, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0 Bxh7 worthwhile
J Minckwitz vs Alapin, 1889
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Sacs for 3 Ps
Krogius vs O Chernikov, 1970 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3(C42) 1/2-Correspond
R Roloff vs T Weigel, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 1-0 Phenomenal Performance!
Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Italian, Bird's Attack c3, b4, d3 (C53) 1/2-Dbl R sac 4Arabian
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 1-0 Dynamite!
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1801 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 1-0

Mind Boggling Moves. See cro777 link on kibitz p. 7.
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1/2-1/2 Victory was certain
J A Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 R&P sacs for passer
Shirov vs Short, 1997 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 50 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, Morphy Def. Tarrasch(C77) 1-0Sacs on h-file, long diag
Zukertort vs Winawer, 1878 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Open (C80) 1/2-1/2 She had the last word!
Pribyl vs A Ornstein, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

$Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 See tpstar notes
K Wheeler vs LeBlanc, 1869 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Colle c3 vs Tartakower Def. (D00) 1-0 Fine Qside P roller
Lasker vs A Rumboll, 1892 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Q sac for a K walk
G Welling vs R Witt, 1984 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Veresov Attack. Two Knights System (D01) 0-1 R sac destroys def
T Fodor Jr vs Carlsen, 2002 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

London System vs Tarrasch (D02) 0-1 Unruly play!
F Ghaledar vs J Arun, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 AJ kicks in the backdoor!!
A J Goldsby vs R Phillips, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-By the skin of his teeth
Alatortsev vs Kholmov, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System vs Chigorin Def (D02) 1-0 FABULOUS R SACS!!
Larsen vs J Kristiansen, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein offers an either-rook sacrifice.
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Gruenfeld Var. ML (D03) 0-1 Unstoppable P roller
V Artemiev vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 31 moves, 0-1

Irma Bombeck...The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank
G Grasser vs L Winokur, 2014 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 36 moves, 1-0

D05 Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense ~ Tartakower
Blackburne vs J Minckwitz, 1881 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 White gains space in center
Rubinstein vs K Treybal, 1925 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Salwe vs Olland, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 Long Kside attack by unstoppable Q
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav, Chameleon Advance System (D15) 1-0 A smashing finish
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 1/2-1/2 Surprise!
V Titenko vs Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Czech. Classical Main Line (D19) 1-0 Blitz; Rob the pin
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 86 moves, 1-0

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

QGD Charousek (Petrosian) Var (D31) 0-1 f3, R sac, Q&N together
Lautier vs Vaganian, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

Classical Tarrasch Gambit(D34) 0-1Worlds longest roller coaster
B Gundavaa vs S Collins, 2010 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 101 moves, 0-1

Nice knight sacrifice initiates beautiful finish!
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Decoy sac for pin
B Adhiban vs Dreev, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz. Shabalov Attk 7.g4 (D45) 0-1 Naka's best
D Harika vs Nakamura, 2008 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Thanks to both l'Ami and Stellwagen for showing why Chess ROCKS
L'Ami vs Stellwagen, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lasker did indeed consider this the best game he'd ever played
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

26 Bxf7+!! removes Black f7-pawn defender of e6 for 28 Nd4-e6!
Kramnik vs L Bruzon Batista, 2006 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld, Brinckmann Attk (D82) 1/2-Another corner K stalemate
V Cmilyte vs Lahno, 2012 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stunning EG Bishop sacrifice by Shirov allows K penetration
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

East Indian Def/Tarrasch (E00) 0-1 Q sac for passer & pieces
Udris vs Tal, 1953 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0 Two Q sacs to arrange mate!!
Kramnik vs Leko, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 62 moves, 1-0

Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 The Q cleans house for her pawns
Bisguier vs Benko, 1960
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Anti-Nimzo-Indian/Stonewall (E10) 1-0 Sacs for passers
Le Quang Liem vs Nakamura, 2017 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 75 moves, 1-0

QID (E15) 1-0 Spectacular sacrificial Kside smash
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Try 58...Bxb5!?
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2012 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 62 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Artistic!
Bogoljubov vs M Monticelli, 1930 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 39 moves, 0-1

Larsen's brilliant decoy "à la Mitrofanov"
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner Var (E41) 1-0 Nxg7 leads to g-file +
J Sarfati vs R Stevens, 2008  
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

KID Fianchetto. Panno Var(E63) 0-1 Sac those Rooks!!
Lautier vs Shirov, 1990 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 3: 27...?
A Bannik vs Tal, 1957 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 45 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1Early Pe3 holds; complex sacs
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Shocking moves
Lputian vs Kasparov, 1976 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Sneaky B pair
J de Souza Mendes vs Fischer, 1959 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

Tal with BOLD queen sac....that was unsound but wins the game!
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

KID Normal. Rare Defenses. CONTRADICTION (E90) 1/2-1/2Mad Rook
H Grooten vs Nijboer, 2009 
(E90) King's Indian, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Petrosian Var. Normal Def (E93) 1-0 Philidor would be proud
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2- The champ gets swindled
Kasparov vs N McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox Var. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Q Sac, connected P's
V Malakhov vs V Zvjaginsev, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

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

Understanding Chess Endgames by John Nunn (#57b).
Bareev vs Topalov, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99) 0-1 P#
G Burgess vs W Watson, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Indian Game /Veresov 4.f3 w/out BxN (A45) 1-0 e6 Bone in throat
Feigin vs E Thorvaldsson, 1930
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game (A45) 0-1 Yet another early f3 loss.
K Helling vs L Engels, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Sarratt/Barry Attack (D00) 1-0 Aimless B, Decoy K
Nakamura vs A Giri, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 83 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Var (D02) 0-1 Mean Qs
D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 2...c5 Krause Var (D02) 1-0Did U see it comin?
G Gessner vs N Whitaker, 1916  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Sweet deflection R sac!
A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack Bb5 (B23) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
P Herzman vs B Vuckovic, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. 3.Bb5 Traditional (B25) 0-1Remove the Defender
L Ptacnikova vs H Steingrimsson, 2015 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

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 Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed (B29) 0-1 Siberian Trap Qxh2#
P F Johner vs Tartakower, 1928 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 15 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Combos like this are why we play c
E Arnlind vs S Bernstein, 1965 
(B32) Sicilian, 18 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

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 94 Look before you grab!
D Mardle vs N Gaprindashvili, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Classical Var (B58) 0-1 Black gives graciously
A Giusti vs Nutrizio, 1949 
(B58) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B75) 1-0 Race of the Rooks
M Farre vs A Gudmundsson, 1958 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Dragon. Classical. Battery (B73) 1-0 Kts or Bishops?
D Galula vs Leone, 1955 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard p. 19
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 21 in Art of the Middle Game by Keres & Kotov
Keres vs Sajtar, 1954 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Birth of the Goteborg (Argentine) (B98) 1-0
Keres vs Najdorf, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game, Center Pawn Duo vs 2...f6? (C20) 1-0 Laugher
Alekhine vs NN, 1936 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Danish G. (C21) 1-0 13.Bf6!! Candy is dandy but liquor is qckr!
Lindehn vs Steinitz, 1864 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

DGA, Copenhagen Def. (C21) 1-0 Putting out fires with gasoline.
Hartlaub vs M W Testa, 1912 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Sac destroys a defender
S F Smith vs Koltanowski, 1927 
(C22) Center Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Dr. Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) Direct ancestor of Immortal Game
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0 Hartston's Immortal
Hartston vs H Westerinen, 1973 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C25) Vienna, 14 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 93 Bf6 block supports mate
Alekhine vs De Cassio, 1944 
(C25) Vienna, 10 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish(C26) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
H Hallmann vs W Schneider, 1931 
(C26) Vienna, 13 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q Decoy
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1 Q deflection sac
NN vs L Lowy, 1905 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

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. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 W is all up in there!
Spielmann vs P F Johner, 1922 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Fabulous, faulty Kside sac attack
K Pinkas vs Gizelak, 1973 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

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

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