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Leearn Checkmates on the 3rd/6th Outer File
Compiled by fredthebear

Site under construction by Fredthebear. The collection was peeled off my larger collection of checkmates. Yep, FTB deliberately misspelled the title.

These checkmates feature Na6/Nh6, Ba6/Bh6 or Qa6/Qh6 for White. (Checkmates by Black feature Na3/Nh3, Ba3/Bh3 or Qa3/Qh3.) Such a piece on the outer file usually blockades the backward pawn and effectively limits the opposing king's mobility.

The original Boden's mate w/Ba3# features criss-crossing bishops. Boden's mate is included but not the intent of this section; a broader scope is intended.

Most of these checkmates do not include a queen sacrifice as a precursor to mate. She often gives supported mate, or cuts off the escape so a minor piece can give mate.

Note to self: Finish sorting!
English (A27) Miniatures demonstrate fianchetto pattern on 6th Sicilian Miniatures demonstrate fianchetto pattern on 6th Some Special games; mixed mating patterns
Bishop and/or Knight on the 3rd/6th rank delivers final check Boden's Checkmate 111
Double Rook Sacrifices 177
French Defense mates 300-319
King's Gambit mates 330-339
Unlabeled 500-800
Various by ECO code 1100-1600
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

An old, lethal queen sac miniature vs. Kside fianchetto defense
Muller vs NN, 1928 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

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

King's English. 3Knights (A27) 1-0 Standard fianchetto trap
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2010 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sic, Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Common # w/Ne7 & fianchetto
J Reeder vs T Peria, 1977 
(B27) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish Variation (B71) 1-0 Oops
Nezhmetdinov vs P Ermolin, 1946 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights (D32) 1-0 She grabbed the a-pawn
Rubinstein vs V N Kulomzin, 1903 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon (Foxy video #104) by Andrew Martin
Furman vs Spassky, 1957 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Maybe Barcza's greatest game and 1st brilliancy prize winner!
G Barcza vs O Troianescu, 1948 
(A06) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

King's English (A20) 1-0 Q sac...capture her any of 3 ways
A Mastrovasilis vs A Marechal, 2011 
(A20) English, 36 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Windmill into #
Alekhine vs A Fletcher, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 32 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Rubinstein (A34) 0-1 N&B stunner
Uhlmann vs H Liebert, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Splendid series of deflection sacrifices
Zsuzsa Polgar vs P Hardicsay, 1985 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1Fishing pole into Legall's #
Fucini vs Olivari, 1895 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

St Petersburg 1909- clear 1st, awarded Master title
B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Very, VERY unique mate!!
Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D35) 1-0 B&N mate
E Delmar vs NN, 1898 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

K+B+N vs K forced checkmate in the corner of the Bishop's color
T Jaksland vs L Jorgensen, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 75 moves, 1-0

MARKER: Various B&N Checkmates Below
Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

K pawn Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black made 5 kNight moves!
J Ask vs O Von Bahr, 2013 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk, Q sac, mate by B+N+p
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C26) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Exchange Variation (C41) 1-0 hole on f6
Wall vs Kubasek, 1974 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Urusov Gambit (C42) Turn the tables; hunter becomes the hunted
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sac B, N & Q!!!
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1885 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0 B&N mate
B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Pawn Fork sets up Q sac & attack on K in the center
Swain vs Smart, 1990 
(C46) Three Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Defense (C46) 1-0 common miniature
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz-Rosenthal Var(C46) 1-0 #Pattern
M Movsisyan vs T Patton, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian (C50) 0-1 Unsound attack on f7
Geake vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 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 Greco Gambit Mason Gambit (C53) miniature
Alekhine vs NN, 1911 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Muller vs Bayer, 1908 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Rubinstein vs G G Bartoszkiewicz, 1897 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

This looked like a game of "Give Away" chess
I Gudju vs Bogdanovsky, 1927 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Steinitz Defense (C62) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
L Schmid vs Welz, 1945 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

The Original Boden's Mate by Boden
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Evan's Gambit minus 1kNight and he pulls of Boden's Mate!
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01) 0-1 Boden's Mate
G Morrison vs G Chandler, 1978 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Boden's Mate w/a Q
Krauthauser vs Herrmann, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Philidor, Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Boden's Mate w/Q finalizer
O Krause vs B Leussen, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern (C29) 1-0 R sac opens b-file to castled K
W Reichenbach vs H Pfleger, 1960 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Combination of Legall's Mate and Boden's Mate
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Sac Festival
NN vs E J Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation (C41) 0-1 Dbl Rook Sac
O Bernstein vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Sitting Q sacrifice to allow back rank pin and discovery #
Jansa vs Huebner, 1969 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

French, Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 Q sac opens h-file
Blackburne vs West, 1885 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 First cut-off the king
Nimzowitsch vs G Fluss, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Adams vs V Dimitrov, 1993 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ofstad's Immortal - Sacs to Boden's Mate; if RxN 20.Qe6+!!
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

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

TC10) French Defense: Rubinstein (C10) 0-1 Seize open lines
J Klavins vs Tal, 1949 
(C10) French, 18 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Bishop game changers
Tarrasch vs W Cohn, 1880 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 N-Q-R sacs to Boden's #
H Tirard vs A Silvert, 2000 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C15) 1-0 Spearheads
Pillsbury vs W Napier, 1902 
(C15) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Boden's Mate
G Janny vs L Steiner, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Special Miniature: Alekhine's Block w/Classic B Sac
B Wall vs Bob Brooks, 1973 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Absolute crusher!
Burgess vs R Miller, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical(C30) 0-1Multiple ways to mate
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

"White's King is a target, and the shooting can't be stopped"
A Ettlinger vs Janowski, 1898 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Accepted 3...Qxd5 (C31) 1-0 Featuring both Qs
Tolush vs Alatortsev, 1948 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Bishop's G (C33) 0-1Q sac lets open lines
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bryan CG (C33)0-1 K walk; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 0-1 Impressive
W Kornfeld vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate
W Rudolf vs NN, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Tumbleweed (C33) 1-0What can be said?
D Rigby vs J Moylan, 1976 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Becker Defense (C34) 0-1 Good vs Bad Bishop
J Mayer vs P Poschel, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio Gambit Accepted From Def (C37) 1-0 Story by JHB
Blackburne vs Anderssen, 1862  
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Notes J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0 N changed jobs
Schwartz vs Samsonov, 1908 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Chess variants /King's Gambit (000) 1-0 Pin wins again
W G Ward vs H Browne, 1874 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56)Nice finish!
Prince Dadian vs M Bitcham, 1892 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladamir Vukovic, p. 83
O Field vs O Tenner, 1923 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit, Max Lange Atk (C55) 1-0 Deflection Sac
B Kazic vs B Vukovic, 1940 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Rook odds and beautiful mating combination
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Giving Q odds still produces K walk
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical. Greco G. Traditional (C54) 0-1The Clean Mate
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Indian Game: West Indian Defense(E61) 0-1 Top 10 Q&R sacrifice
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Extreme Efficiency, A Beautiful Mating Combination
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Kecskemet Var (C75) 1-0A bit like a Greek Gift
L Schmid vs K Gumprich, 1950 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Clearance Sacrifice
Keene vs Briant, 1988 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian - French Def (A08) 1-0 Q sac, B helps N dual
A Adly vs V Laznicka, 2007 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52)1-0 Q&N sac, Discover Dbl+, Nh6#
R Antonio vs T Dao, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1-0 Arabian #
R Simic vs A Planinc, 1979 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

KIA / Hungarian / Closed Sicilian (A07) 1-0 Bold Arabian Mate
Robson vs A Udeshi, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

MARKER: Qh3/Qh6 or Bh3/Bh6 Checkmates below here
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A10) English, 1 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane G. (C42) 1-0 Interesting defense to Qh3!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0Pretty Discovered#
Denker vs Gonzalez, 1945 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Damiano's Defense 3...Qe7 finds sac perpetual vs Fischer.
Fischer vs R F McGregor, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C25) 1-0 Pretty far gone days
F J Perez Perez vs Alekhine, 1943 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Good one, yes siree!
V Vorotnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1977 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 The Ukraine Immortal
E Korchmar vs A Poliak, 1931 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var(C44) 0-1His pet defense
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 Spearhead, R sac deflection
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Get the queen in close and give her some assistance
Morphy vs Hart, 1854 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 1-0 Master of sacs
Tal vs Miglan, 1950 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 She can't leave c7
I Rogers vs G Milos, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

English Anglo-Indian Def. QID Formation (A15) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate
Ribli vs Spassky, 1985 
(A15) English, 85 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def. 4 Pawns Attack. ML (A69) 1-0 Fightin' chess indeed!
Szabo vs Timman, 1975 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Deja Vu -- A second double rook sacrifice by Reti vs Euwe
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Catalan Closed Var (E06) 1-0 Solitaire Chess by I. A. Horowitz
Alekhine vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1945 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 40 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Wade-Smyslov Var (E11) 0-1 Lost pawn plus
K Spraggett vs Smyslov, 1985 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Botvinnik System (E49) 1-0 Kside beats Qside attack
Granda Zuniga vs A Ivanov, 2003 
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 29 moves, 1-0

KID Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1See Fischer's notes 22...Qh3+
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 446 of 500 Master Games of Chess III by Tartakower/du Mont
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Unpleasant surprise Qh6+!!, uncommon Q sacrifice
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Early exchanges by GMs do not have to end in draws!
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Yudasin, 1991 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD / Dbl Fio (D30) 1-0 Rc7! shocker helps clear the diagonal
S Kuemin vs R Staechelin, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Variation (D32) 1-0 Beautiful Qh6
D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

Russian Game Classical Attack. Marshall Var(C42) 0-1Resting Qs
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Four Knights, Italian fork trick (C55) 0-1 0-0-0 and Bxa2 snare
L Forgacs vs H Caro, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

17...Bh3! is number 345 in Reinfelds 1001 combo book
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Flames~
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Tartakower (C63) 1-0 Decisive B threats
A Brinckmann vs Kieninger, 1932  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91)1-0Q sac opens h-file
Bronstein vs Keres, 1950 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Rook on the 7th
Euwe vs H Kramer, 1941
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Borg Gambit: Poisoned Pawn Var (B00) 1-0 W needs 3 pawn moves
J Roscher vs B Bettermann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 P lever restricts
Kasparov vs A Sendur, 1976 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 13: Beating the Caro-Kann by V. Kotronias
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Cornered K vs R on 7th
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Forgacs NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 Know this mate pattern
A Fuderer vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Pin. Koch Variation (B40) 1-0 kNight infiltration
Igor Ivanov vs Nabeiev, 1974 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside attack heets up 7th
Carlsen vs Anand, 2012 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Fianchetto (B56) 1-0Cross pin the Spreahead
Rada vs Kostal, 1942 
(B56) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Dbl B sacs, promo #
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Tal smashes open the center with sacrifices
Tal vs NN, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Qh6 block threatens mate; forks
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Bg7 (A07) 1-0 Furious Kside attack, Arabian Mate w/Q
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Morphy wins the 1st American Chess Congress (Queen sac!)
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton(C42) 1-0The shoe will
V Gashimov vs E Karadeniz, 2002
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Q sac removes defender
Eugen von Schmidt vs Paulsen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury (D41) 1-0 Q sac > Boden's Mate
Julio Bolbochan vs Pachman, 1956 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical Misc.(E98) 0-1Informant Best Game Prize
Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1-0 Operational Hiatus
Granda Zuniga vs Kamsky, 1996 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Zukertort, Pirc Invite (A04) 1-0 Connected Passers, Immune Q
R Garcia vs S Schweber, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 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

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

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

1.e4 e5 2.Be2?! (C20) 0-1 It was not the fault of the opening.
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense: (Not) Normal Var (B02) 0-1 Reinfeld # puzzle
J Rabinovich vs Levenfish, 1927 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 0-1

#5 in Lombardy's "Modern Chess Opening Traps"
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Variation (B48) 1-0 f6 leaks
O M Hindle vs D R Thomson, 1962 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern (B83) 1-0Pawn chain strangulation
F Olafsson vs J Gudmundsson, 1953 
(B83) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Latvian G. /Giuoco Pianissimo. Lucchini Gambit(C50) 0-1 P mate
M General vs Dubois, 1850 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs V Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Arabian Mate Awaits
D Fridman vs Lenderman, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

G324: "Wonders & Curiosities of Chess" /Chernev
Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Double attack & Queen sac by Adamski (18 Qxc3!!!)
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Pattern 1: Qxh2 (or h7) then mate with rook and bishop.
Nunn vs Portisch, 1988 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def 3...c5 (B12) 1-0 Pair o' pins
D Andreikin vs Khenkin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch Defense: Classical (A84) 1-0 Notes by Levenfish
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1912  
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sacs Rh1 & Qe7, N roller!!
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Three Knights 3...Bb4 (C46) 1-0 Legall's Mate w/2 Ns & 2 Bs
W Pollock vs E Hall, 1890 
(C46) Three Knights, 12 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

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

French Defense: 2.e5 Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0Notes by Steinitz
J McConnell vs Steinitz, 1886  
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Watch this!!
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern, Kasparov Attk (B17) 1-0 Bxh7+, RxNd7, Nxf7
Tal vs Miles, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Where r u going now?
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 26.Nh7# Smothered Mate
A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

FR Rubinstein. Blackburne w/b6, Bb7 (C10) 1/2-1/2 Spearhead
Kamsky vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

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

BFTC: Box 75, page 97, 30...? to win (modified)
M Surgies vs Fischer, 1957 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Three piece foothold
Suttles vs W G Addison, 1965 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Lawrence can attack with the best of 'em!
L Day vs J R Stopa, 1988 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Black's 18th...Was that a bird? A plane? Superman? It's Morphy!
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt (B88) 0-1 Guns drawn all
J Jezek vs Boleslavsky, 1957 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

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

KGA Gianutio Cntrgambit (C34) 1-0 GT2K Dbl B attk by both sides
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Nxc7+
Schoeler vs Zirlacher, 1966 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 Q sac removes the guard
Chandler vs Emms, 1997 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 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

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

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

4Vienna, Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 K walk to support checkmate
Weenink vs L Gans, 1930 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0 Truely Fascinating!!
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 At each other's throats
Judit Polgar vs L B Hansen, 1989 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Blammo!
Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 1-0 Back rank spearhead pin
Short vs W Kobese, 2011 
(A48) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Black castles into the fire
Anderssen vs Kipping, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

2 Kts Traxler Counterattack Bishop sac (C57) 0-1 3 piece mate
L Larsson vs C Erlandsson, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C47) 1-0 Bxf7+ w/a twist
Astapovich vs Golosov, 1967 
(C47) Four Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Weak fianchetto defense
K Semianiuk vs L Grigorescu, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Bxh6 starts a fire
J Musialkiewicz vs K Chojnacki, 2012 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 132 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Blackburne vs H Gifford, 1874  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Exquisit Q manuever
Keres vs L Schmid, 1961 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def, Fajarowicz Var, (A51) 0-1 10 mover Q Trap
Najmes vs J Balogh, 1943 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

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

It's a Danish>Smith-Morra Gambit, same Bxf7+ concept
B Wall vs R Monahan, 1972 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

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