chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
Knights Add Spice V More Fredthebear Jive
Compiled by fredthebear
--*--

The horses keep pounding the 64 squares! At some point the mounted knights play an active role that affects the outcome of the game...an opening unpin trap, sacrifice or double sacrifice, a central outpost that dictates, a queen fork, or support checkmate, etc. Occasionally it's a goat in defeat.

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

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

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0Nd6 is crushing; R sac
Bagirov vs M Markovic, 1988 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Black castled into it.
Koltanowski vs J L Mees, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

The first encounter between Ray Keene and John Nunn.
Keene vs Nunn, 1963  
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Yeah, don't develop, move pawns! Hilarious mate!
NN vs E J Diemer, 1984 
(A04) Reti Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs Dutch (A04) 0-1 Great finish by the eternal second
E Viilip vs Keres, 1935 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Englund Gambit (A40) 1-0 Theory gets iffy; Discovered+ wins
Korchnoi vs E Koning, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 in 7 moves; watch those kNights!
M Wickert vs Adams, 1992 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: Poisoned P (A45) 1-0 Some Ns are better than
J M Hodgson vs R Pert, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Windmill; see blog notes
Carlos Torre vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Delayed Stonewall Attk vs Indian Def. (A46) 1-0 Nifty play
Bisguier vs Lombardy, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zuke / Indian Game (A46) 0-1 Blackburne's Mate in One
Flohr vs R Pitschak, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Ukrainian (A54) 0-1 Q sac removes key defender
K Kalantar vs Petrosian, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

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 Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Siberian Trap replica
L Arcila vs J U Guerrero, 1991 
(A84) Dutch, 12 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad. Warsaw Var (A88)  1-0 Exchange Qs, fork Rs
D Berry vs L D Evans, 1976 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 15 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 1-0 Qs & Ns duke it out
Bisguier vs K Burger, 1954 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 41 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

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandi. Exchange (B00) 1-0 Pin, Kside blast
M Sixtensson vs G West, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Mieses-Kotroc (B01) 1-0 Nxf7 shades of Alekhine
Movsesian vs K Piorun, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr...Qd6, 3.Nf3 Nf6(B01) 0-1 Black is handy w/the knight
A D Green vs A Dunnington, 2012
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 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

"Now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now.."
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 P fork fails
J Holas vs Sajtar, 1956 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Modern. Alburt Variation (B04) 1-0 N fork
Karpov vs E Torre, 1973 
(B04) 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

Game 63: The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Missed trap, still won
M Roberts vs Kasparov, 2012 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 0-1

Chess Variant / Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Whirling Nf2+ Windmill!
Strickland vs The Turk, 1820  
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

C-K Def: Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern (B10) 1-0 Know when to
Short vs A Dunnington, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 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 Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Chess Faux Pas
M Peckar vs Fine, 1939 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 She did it again?!
L Schmid vs W Sahlmann, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Schneider vs Schmidts, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 If QxN then Discovered+
E Gutschi vs N Shalnev, 2010 
(B20) Sicilian, 7 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian / Alapin (B22)  0-1 Easy for Black
J G Nicholson vs S Ledger, 2006
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Double ++ on open e-file is decisive
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 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

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. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Intermezzo discipline
I Makka vs A Papathanasiou, 2008
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 4.Bg2, f4 (B26) 0-1 Black N tour security for Q
R Hawkes vs K Spraggett, 1986 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System Kan (B28) 1-0 N invasion
A Sokolov vs S Siebrecht, 2001
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. ML (B29) 1-0 Spearhead->Philidor's Legacy
T Peine vs V Budde, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 10.Nc7+, outnumber h7
Keres vs I Raud, 1931 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Discovery
Adorjan vs S Reuben, 1973 
(B30) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 6 units aim@Kside!
A Tari vs M Midonet, 2016
(B30) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Old Sic (B30) Semi-smothered, potential discovered attack
Bjesman vs Minosjan, 1982 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Asfixiated
A Volokitin vs Z Kozul, 2001 
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Double Knight sac, underpromote to Knight...Night of insanity!
Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 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 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

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Var (B42) 1-0 N+ fork coming
Adams vs Caruana, 2008 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 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 Def. Modern Variations (B50) 1-0 A masterstroke!!
B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(B50) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Sometimes a hasty liquidation doesn't secure the draw.
O Sterner vs Boleslavsky, 1954
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer (B60) 1-0 She should know better
V Yemelin vs Jobava, 2003 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Modern (B61) 1-0 W knight goes ape
Anand vs Xiangyu Xu, 2016 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 30 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 Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 0-1Discovery; overloaded Q
L Nemkova vs D Hahalev, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 0-1 Fearless N!!
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 292 in Golden Treasury of Chess (Wellmuth/Horowitz)
Keres vs Bogoljubov, 1943 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Nxg7 cracks the dam
Fedorov vs Z Lanka, 1997 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1 Flawless
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attk (B90) 0-1 Conquests of the Knights
V Petkovski vs G Timoshenko, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 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 (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 Accepted(B97) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 From Q to K
Beliavsky vs M Stean, 1982 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Najdorf simply annihilated in the Najdorf!!
Keres vs Najdorf, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 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, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 0-1 Q trap in 15 moves
Sperling vs E J Diemer, 1955 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Franco-Hiva Gambit I (C01) 1-0 N sac, Qf7#
Koltanowski vs D Jong, 1960 
(C01) French, Exchange, 10 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Caution
I Pleci vs L Endzelins, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 21 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 Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Invading N blast
Yanofsky vs J Therien, 1947 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Unthinkable combo
Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 g-file demolition
Judit Polgar vs Bareev, 1993 
(C11) 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 Winawer. Advance Var (C17) 1-0 R sac on move 6?!
Petrosian vs Kelendzheridze, 1945 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23)  0-1 Kside crusher
Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

The Immortal Draw - An All-Time Classic
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1Brilliant B decoy sac arranges dbl+
Mackenzie vs F Hollins, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Sokolsky Var (C41) 1-0 Lost castle
Bronstein vs R Piatnitsky, 1940 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Neat Q trap
Leonhardt vs NN, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sacs P, N, B, R
J C Benjamin vs Graham Carter, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Threaten Arabian Mate
G Daskalov vs N Padevsky, 1970 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 32 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

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

Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50) 1-0 Black K walk
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var. Cordel Line (C51)  1-0 Pinache
Timman vs S Tatai, 1977 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C51) 0-1 N+ royal fork coming next
E Sidran vs Ron Thompson, 1992 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

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

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

NEVER assume that there is no "Zwischenzug mit Mittelschmerz".
G Elliott vs D Mitchell, 1951 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Exchange Var (C63) 0-1Anastasia's Mate
D Steinwender vs R Gralla, 1972 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 N traps Q
D G Levens vs A Thomas, 1963 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0 Nxf7!
A E Blackmar vs L S Atkinson, 1884 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Pesky N pair
E J Diemer vs Turray, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Castling unpins the e-pawn
Kamsky vs A Goganov, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 A win for tripled pawns
Carlsen vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Chigorin Var (D02) 1-0 Black walks into disaster
D Kumaran vs Miles, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

The Amateur's Mind by Jeremy Silman, p. 184
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD Austrian Def. Gusev Countergambit (D06) 1-0 Rob the pin
Korchnoi vs N Gusev, 1956 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal Line (D08)  0-1 N on the loose
L Shnaiderman vs E Shaughnessy, 2000 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Bg4 Line (D09) 1-0
Van der Wiel vs Tiviakov, 2001 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 19 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line / Dutch Stonewall (D11) 0-1 Timely N
Kasparov vs M Kreizberg, 1996 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights (D32) 1-0 White Ns in the center
Alekhine vs Cercle des Echecs, 1925 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense (D32) 0-1 Black squeezes forward
Chistiakov vs Bronstein, 1945 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Classical (D34) 1-0 Minors hitting on Black Q
Rubinstein vs John Selman, 1932
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Vladimir Vukovic's "The Art of Attack in Chess" 42.Nxf7 blunder
Alekhine vs L Asztalos, 1927 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 Nxf7 countered later by Q sac
Stefansson vs Carlsen, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Nxf7 sac initiative!!
Alekhine vs H Newt, 1923 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh6 triggers Kside attack
S Smagin vs N Monin, 1986 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: 3 Knights. Vienna Var (D95) 1-0 Incoming Ns
Koltanowski vs C H Alexander, 1935 
(D95) Grunfeld, 18 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian, Romanishin Attack (E12) 0-1 Pin
Jobava vs Kramnik, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 1-0 dark cloud over f6 (and g7)
H Ree vs Piket, 2001 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

QID Classical. Traditional (E17) 1-0 Discovery on the diagonals
H Karner vs Mass, 1971 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann Var (E22) 1-0 2 Hanging Ns
Capablanca vs Colle, 1929 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 11 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 Classical. Noa Var (E35) 0-1 Leave troubles behind
I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 19 moves, 0-1

Game 29:'The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games'
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 1-0 Correspondence
P Singleton vs T I Casswell, 1954 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal. Hübner Deferred (E50) 1-0 N+ next
R Toran Albero vs Najdorf, 1955 
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 23 moves, 0-1

KID K's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 Pin & Qc4+ coming next
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1986 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Near structural symmetry after 20.Rdd1 but Black win in 5 moves
R Pruun vs Keres, 1931 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

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

KID Fianchetto. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Knight strikes
Najdorf vs H Rossetto, 1956 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 15 moves, 1-0

KID Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance (E75) 0-1 Tal punishes 0-0-0?
Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

Now this is "in your face" PILING ON THE PIN!
Piket vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 Promo
W Adams vs H Steiner, 1947 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 White N on 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th
Bronstein vs Yusupov, 1981 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 48 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 Classical (C30) 0-1 There's a knight in the house...
B Wall vs S Giannotta, 1980 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Discover++
Salomon vs Gregor, 1902 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Arabian Mate
L Day vs J MacDonald, 1994 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 35 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: Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var. 4.h4?! h5 (C34) 1-0 Royal fork
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5 sac opens Kside
G Bartis vs J S Morgado, 1984 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Becker Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5; h-file spearhead
Fedorov vs M Notkin, 1996 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 N fork robs pin
Bronstein vs Koblents, 1945 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio, Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 0-1 Underpromo N+ forks Q
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1810 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

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 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 Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Minor sacs, Discovery!
Pettersson vs Nielsen, 1985 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Traditional 4...Bg7 (C38) 0-1Black battery down h-file w/Ns
J Szekely vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA Philidor Gambit Schultz Var (C38) 1-0 Underpromotion will #
Zukertort vs NN, 1871 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 0-1 Brilliant!!
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 1-0 W sacs both Ns
Schlechter vs Gunsberg, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

11. Nxe5! is a decoy that sets up a discovered attack win
Nimzowitsch vs G Marco, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center (C42) 1-0 Arabian denied
S Reinhardt vs C Schwarz, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 P roller
M Tomcik vs J Magat, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 34 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

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 7.Bd3 (C42) 1-0
D Salinnikov vs A Gutov, 1998 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Russian Game (C42) 1-0 Omaha CC named after Jack Spence
Koltanowski vs J Spence, 1960 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Bd3?!(C42)1-0 9 MOVER!!
L Teemae vs P Klemettinen, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Ponziani Countergambit (C44) 1-0 Tactics
Captain Evans vs Horwitz, 1843 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 27 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 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 Q sac for mate
Burille vs Jarvis, 1890 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 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, Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Some captures r better than othrs
K Waldner vs NN, 1910 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 3-in-1 threats hard to meet
A Khasin vs Lilienthal, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Where's the Hulk?
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted NxNd4 QxNd4 (C47) 1-0 Red flag N
Ali Kamouss vs K El Amari, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit Accepted?! (C50) 1-0
Franz Schett vs B Schoerghuber, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 40 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical c3, d3. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1Brilliant
Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2011 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

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

Italian Classical, Greco Var (C54) 1-0 Boden's Mate Variation
C J Corte vs Jacobo Bolbochan, 1946 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. / Hungarian (C55) 1-0 Kside attack
Koltanowski vs Brett Thompson, 1948 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

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

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 Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check (C58) 1-0 d4 saves the day
Dufresne vs Von Der Lasa, 1850 
(C58) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Beverwijk 6.Nxf7 (C65) 0-1Non-stop action!
A Kuznetsov vs Spassky, 1960 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

G58 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Dr. Tartakower & Du Mont
Przepiorka vs Reti, 1911 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Get thy Q in close!
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1876 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 0-1 Stacked & Racked
V Tukmakov vs M Stean, 1972 
(A04) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening/English Symmetrical (A04) 1/2-1/2 NN Fortress
NN vs F Rhine, 2016 
(A04) Reti Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

BFTC: Box 69, p. 91, at move 36.?
M Otteson vs Fischer, 1957 
(A05) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

d3 Old Indian Attack vs Chigorin Def (A06) 1/2-1/2 Black cramp
Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's Indian Attk: 2...Bg4 Keres Var (A07) 0-1 Careful Kside def
F Olafsson vs Keres, 1963 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 86 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (A07) 0-1 Penetrating Ns generate a K walk
E Bone vs L Dubeck, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Superb example of the speculative sacrifice.
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Ns make a difference
W Potter vs Zukertort, 1875 
(A13) English, 67 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0 Q's off early
Romanishin vs Suba, 1986 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 0-1 Hook mate-like tactics
R Rubenchik vs Ashley, 2000 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Bad B vs Good N
M Damjanovic vs Fischer, 1970 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 79 moves, 0-1

London System vs Horwitz/Dutch Def(A40) 1-0 W knight on 5th
Petrosian vs Chistiakov, 1954 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

Rat/Modern Defense (lines with ...g6) (A41) 0-1 Slippery knight
P Doostkam vs M Darban, 2001 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 42 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 1-0 K walk
Timman vs Suttles, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Anastasian gives Anastasia's Mate!
A Anastasian vs Tiviakov, 1999 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Knights in the center stir it up!
Nakamura vs J Sarkar, 2006 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

London System vs Slav (A46) 1-0 Good N rules over bad B.
Henning Nielsen vs N McInnes, 2001 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio Hippo (A46) 0-1 Long exchange sequence
C Aghamaliyev vs E Inarkiev, 2011 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Queen sac for ONLY 2 pieces and a long fight. Newborn classic!
B Ider vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

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

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 Great imagination
Kasparov vs A Negulescu, 1977 
(A48) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Janowski Var (A53) 0-1 Ng2 & Ng7?!
S Strating vs V Georgiev, 2000 
(A53) Old Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def: Janowski Var. Grinberg Gambit (A53) 1/2- odd
V Sakalauskas vs V Georgiev, 1999 
(A53) Old Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 1-0 N sac for 2 connected passers
W So vs D Flores, 2010 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 White erupts
Krogius vs A Kuznetsov, 1962 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical. Czerniak Def. Tal Line (A77) 0-1
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1970 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 35 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Sac to promote
V Sjoberg vs Alekhine, 1912 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Var (A90) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual Mate threat
Najdorf vs Tartakower, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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 (B00) 1-0 W space advantage, active piece play
Steinitz vs W Potter, 1871 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 43 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

Alekhine Defense: John Tracy Gambit (B02) 0-1 Out of character
Fischer vs G Thornell, 1964 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

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

C-K Defense (B10) 1-0 Steady build-up, nice combination.
S Conquest vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 60 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line ...e5 (B15) 1-0 K float
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Knights in the promotion game
Liu Qingnan vs Short, 2012 
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

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. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Kside assault
Bacrot vs Lautier, 2005 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Priceless kibitz
D Hansson vs R Akesson, 1998 
(B50) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

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 Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B82) 0-1 K finally cornered
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 90 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Centralized knights
Kosteniuk vs Zhu Chen, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Youth handy N outpost
Ahmet Utku Uzumcu vs Jose Gabriel Cardoso Cardoso, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 After the fact
Carlsen vs W So, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky. Modern Line (B92) 0-1
Unzicker vs Tal, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Double N sac theory!?
M Oleksienko vs Y Kuzubov, 2005 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 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

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Acceptd (B97) 1-0 Horse breaks leg
Karjakin vs D Kokarev, 2012 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 0-1 Blast the Qside
Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00) 1-0 Notes by Dr. Tarrasch
Chigorin vs Teichmann, 1895  
(C00) French Defense, 31 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, Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Early Black sacs don't pay
Adorjan vs J L Watson, 1981 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 1 time lapse video
Kamsky vs Akobian, 2009 
(C10) French, 41 moves, 1-0

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

G252: '500 Master Games of Chess' by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Lasker vs Marshall, 1907 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 69 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Black hits the gas e4
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(C13) French, 41 moves, 0-1

French 3...Nf6 Classical. Rubinstein (C14) 0-1 Exchange sac!
Harmonist vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(C14) French, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1Promo or capture = fork
Short vs Korchnoi, 1986 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Capablanca gives up queen for dbl check and mate next
Capablanca vs T A Carter, 1909 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 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

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

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

Spanish Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Impressive N anchor
Navara vs Caruana, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed (C88) 1-0 K-B-N vs lone K ending
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2006 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Symmetrical (Baltic Defense) (D02) 0-1Major Upset
Capablanca vs S Prokofiev, 1914 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 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

P-Q4 Colle System (D04) 0-1 The Double Octopus
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

QGA Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 Pin & fork decides battle
Browne vs Miles, 1980 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 47 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

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Serious pins
A Lein vs Korchnoi, 1964 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Classical. Carlsbad (D34) 0-1 N blockade holds
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

Blindfold win 2N vs. 1P checkmate!! Twas 2N vs. 2N.
Topalov vs Karpov, 2000 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 74 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 B sac offers become melee!
Ljubojevic vs A Giri, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran (D47) 0-1 Hoppy N changes game
A Gavrilov vs B Grachev, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 37 moves, 0-1

Naka missed the win? -- N screens P from B will promote
Nakamura vs Kasparov, 2017 
(D80) Grunfeld, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kangaroo Defense (E00) 1-0 Black passes the time of day
Karpov vs Movsesian, 2008 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 1-0

2,811 games Tal Won 903 (32%), Lost 581 (21%), Draw 1,326 (47%)
Tal vs A Sokolov, 1988 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E06) 1-0Knights ending w/h-pawn passer
Kramnik vs Shirov, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 51 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian, Petrosian Attack (E12) 1-0 Gorgeous
Goldin vs I Efimov, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 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

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Knights Tour
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

The Black b8 knight makes six moves to stalemate itself
Alekhine vs N Schwartz, 1926 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 54 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 1-0 Passer & N
R Vera vs Judit Polgar, 2002 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 30 in 'My 60 Memorable Games' by Robert James Fischer.
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Spearhead on 8th
K Visweswaran vs J Gonzales, 2005 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Central batteries, N invasion
Boleslavsky vs N Kopilov, 1949 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Hook Mate
Fischer vs E McCaskey, 1964 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22)0-1 Pin drops White N; Black N centralized
M Yudovich Sr. vs Kotov, 1942 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 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

Real or invented; First published as "Blood-curdling chess"
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
B Yildiz vs L Batory, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox (C10) 1-0 Deluxe Philidor's Legacy
Smirin vs F Ribeiro, 1997 
(C10) French, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy is coming!
Adams vs Kotronias, 1993 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Goglidze Attk (D70) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy str
Dake vs J Schmitt, 1949 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

297 games

 » View all game collections by fredthebear PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC