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1475-1860's Italians to New Orleans Native Son
Compiled by fredthebear
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Oldies but goodies out for a spin. This was a collection split. The newer games will remain until this file fills up.

Most of Gioachino Greco's games are in the NN collection due to unknown opponents. Greco's games are worthy of study, a violent precursor to attacking artists Adolph Anderssen and Paul Morphy.

Thank you gabon.

1.P-K4 Damiano Gambit 4...g6 (C20) 1-0 Where's that K going?
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

1.P-K4 Napoleon Attack (C20) 0-1 Don't try for Scholar's Mate
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

1.P-K4 Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Two pieces won't suffice
Morphy vs A Bottin, 1858 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Bam! Bam! Bam! A 15 move mating net!
Charousek vs Englander, 1894 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

1.P-K4 Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Q raid w/help from B
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Damiano Defense Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1/2-1/2 Hairy game!
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Napoleon Gambit (C44); an interesting game!
Napoleon Bonaparte vs General Bertrand, 1820 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Legall's Mate in 10 moves!
Falkbeer vs NN, 1847 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

1e4 e5 Dresden Opening(C44) 0-1Reinfeld Semi-smothered # puzzle
C H Capon vs J O H Taylor, 1873 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz (C44) 1-0 Castle opposite, battery
Alapin vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Variation (C44) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle
Chigorin vs Gossip, 1889 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Schulze-Muller Gambit (C44) 1-0 Chicago/Irish Gambit
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

The oldest recorded game of chess!
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00)0-1 First castling on record; P storm
NN vs Lucena, 1497 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 Q sac, P mate
P Damiano vs NN, 1512 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1-0 Arabian Mate plus 1 move
Lucena vs Quintana, 1515 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin, QxQ decoy, N+ fork
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1575 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk Poisoned Pawn (C40) NN had a chance!
NN vs Greco, 1590 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

First ever recorded King's Gambit Accepted
Polerio vs Busnardo, 1590 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed 4.c3 Qe7 (C53) 1-0Decoy, P mate
Busnardo vs NN, 1590 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

In Italian idiom Black is "as dead as fried liver".
Polerio vs Domenico, 1610 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Famous old miniature. A witty Q sac for a mate. See notes.
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

A quick queen trap w/aid of a pin. Gambiteers must know this!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical Variation (C53) 1-0 Battery on h-file
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 1-0 The Black Q is lost
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

King Pawn: La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 2...Nf6 is superior
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Damiano's Defense Refutation; See the year 1512
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

An early French "Defense", Bxh7+, Ng5+, Qh5, g6, etc.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C01) French, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Arabian Mate w/B help
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Greco Variation (C40) 0-1 Dovetail Mate
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var. 4.h4?! h5 (C34) 1-0 R sac leads to K
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 A special gift of God!!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KG Panteldakis CG. Greco Var (C30) 0-1 Unusual start and finish
NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Rob the pin that no longer D
Morant vs A de Feuquieres, 1680 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rosenthal Def 5...Qe7 (C39) 1-0 N ending
A de Lionne vs Lafon le Jeune, 1680 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 1-0

François-André Danican Philidor (1726-1795)1-0Connected passers
Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

The Original Legall's Mate (The actual facts are disputed.)
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian(C50) 0-1Go straight for the throat!
C Lolli vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1755 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Two interesting famous men: Rousseau mates Hume with noble N
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Albin Gambit (C53) 0-1Oldie but GOODIE
NN vs D Ponziani, 1769 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Q decoy, pawn mate
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Who needs a computer to play great chess?
Mephisto vs NN, 1770 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

1st recorded Blindfold game, nice endgame win
J Bruehl vs Philidor, 1783 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 47 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

Variants / Cntr Cntr Dec. (000) 1-0 The better player receives
Philidor vs J Bruehl, 1789 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco G. (C38) 1-0 Sac Nxg5, Bxf7+, Open f-file, pins, Qf7#
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def(C24) 0-1Sac, pin, discover+, #
Andrew Smith vs Philidor, 1790 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Minors trap Q
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 0-1 Rare NN win!?
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 44 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Black missed chance after chance
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Atta boy Atwood!!
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1798 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

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

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Good shooting Emperor!
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA, King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 9 consecutive checks
Allgaier vs NN, 1807 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 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

P-Q4 Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Both go after the c2/c7 squares
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 Black moves pawns, uncastled
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 Black should develop, not captures
J H Sarratt vs NN, 1818 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0 Black didn't move minors
W Lewis vs NN, 1820 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

The Turk is operated by Jacques-Francois Mouret
Sturmer vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Variants / French-like (000) 1-0 Sac, fork and pins
Cochrane vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit (C52) 1-0 An original beauty for the ages
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1825 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Inventor sacs his queen
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Tactics -- White lines up & tees off
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Romantic classic; amazing finish...most unusual promotion
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Fine says it's the FIRST great immortal game of chess
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

QG Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 2 Q sacs, Lawn Mower Mate
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Morphy notes (Fritz disagrees), defeat snatched from jaws of V
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 44 moves, 0-1

The "Chess Players' Chronicle", volume 7, p 369-370.
F Slous vs W Bone, 1835 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Epic Battles of the Chessboard by R. N. Coles
H H Boncourt vs Saint Amant, 1837 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical (C53) 0-1 Now don't get fooled! See Greco-NN
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1-0 Open e-file; pile on pin.
P Bilguer vs Von Der Lasa, 1838 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese CG (C23) 0-1 White Q attacks alone
Otto vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 1-0 Rob the pin Qside
P Bilguer vs K Schorn, 1839 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Unpin, Legall's Mate found in Reinfeld's Checkmate book
H Buckle vs NN, 1840 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Rob the pin to win
E Morphy vs A P Ford, 1840 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4 Kts (C50) 1-0Black unpin will fail
Edward Daniels vs G Walker, 1841 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 1-0

p. 29; Impact of Genius : 500 years of Grandmaster Chess
Staunton vs Cochrane, 1842 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

QG Accepted: Saduleto Var (D20) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, K walk
W Schwartz vs Kieseritzky, 1842 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

(B06) The First Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1 White missed P fork
Cochrane vs Saint Amant, 1842 
(B06) Robatsch, 14 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined (D30) 0-1Instructive R play benefits Ps
Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Clearance: 25. d5! threatens discovered check w/decisive effect
Captain Evans vs G Perigal, 1843 
(C21) Center Game, 32 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

Vienna Game: Stanley. 3Knts (C28) 1-0 W has 2 minors for 4Ps
J Walker vs A Smith, 1884
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 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

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 0-1 Going nowhere fast
E Rousseau vs C Stanley, 1845 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Single Piece Mate in One
Staunton vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Horwitz Gambit (C26) 0-1Reti Mate before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch, Horwitz Attack 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Make an = or > threat
Horwitz vs Staunton, 1846 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 moves, 1-0

QGA Old Variation (D20) 1/2-1/2 Oops in the corner
E Williams vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 White Q hassles
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 56 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
NN vs Allgaier, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check (C58) 0-1 Bf2 a bit late
Anderssen vs Von Der Lasa, 1846 
(C58) Two Knights, 34 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

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 TWO Ns on the 3rd rank!!
G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. B+ line(C42) 1-0 Gueridon # in 1
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1848 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Unpin, quick Gueridon/Swallow's Tail #
J Chamouillet vs NN, 1849 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Offramp comments
E Lowe vs H Kennedy, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 d-pawn thrust removes the defender
A Simons vs E Lowe, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 7 moves, 0-1

McConnell Def. 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6?! (C40) 1-0 Royal Punishment
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0
H Buckle vs NN, 1849
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 22 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense / Dutch Staunton Gambit (A41) 0-1 Rob the pin
H Kennedy vs E Lowe, 1849 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 16 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 Oldest example?
W J Tuckett vs J R Medley, 1849 
(B27) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Resourceful @ 12 years old!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 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

Stunning odds game by a teenage genious in a mere 13 moves!!!
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Lionel Adalbert Bagration Felix von Kieseritzky (1806-1953)
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Q & Dbl Kt. Sac
F Burden vs NN, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Horwitz Attack Miniature (C45) 0-1 Pins galore!
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 1-0Heavy blows
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1850 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 1-0 Resembles Jerome Gambit
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Morphy's only French Defense Advance traps White Q in 14 moves!
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 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

Game 29 in Golden Treasury of Chess (Wellmuth/Horowitz)
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Lolli Var (C44) 1-0 A SWIFT KICK IN THE PANTS!
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

"The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier"
Morphy vs NN, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA B's Gambit Bryan Countergambit (C33) 1-0 A Superb Shot!
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Game, more than a double rook sacrifice!
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening vs Tarrasch (A03) 1-0 Exchanges for connected Ps
E Williams vs Staunton, 1851 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

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

Falkbeer, Ernst (1819-1885) of Austria
Falkbeer vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Morphy Gambit (B21) 1-0 Blunder Bust
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1851 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Fine Deflection
Anderssen vs G W Medley, 1851
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 1-0 Timing is every
Anderssen vs Horwitz, 1851  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Interesting N sac works
A Ehrmann vs Anderssen, 1851  
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Variation (C44) 0-1 W grabbed wrong pawn
G Szabo vs Anderssen, 1851  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Allgaier Gambit Urusov Attack (C39) 1-0 K walk
S Urusov vs Bihn, 1851 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Famous amazing rebuttal
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Waller Attack (C52) 0-1 Early Anastasia's Mate
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack (D35) 1-0 2R's 4A Q w/pin coming next
Harrwitz vs Loewenthal, 1853 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

The original Boden's Mate: Q sac w/criss-crossed bishops
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sacs and pins on f-file!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: MacDonnell Dble Gambit (C23 ) 1-0Kside smash
Dubois vs L S Lecrivain, 1855 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. 3Knights. Burille Var (D94) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855 
(D94) Grunfeld, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Deadly Q&N
C Eliason vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

QG Declined / Tarrash Def. (D30) 0-1 Stunning Foresight
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1855 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

KGA Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Discovered Double Check is Mate!
A Meek vs Adbor, 1855 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Variation (C40) 1-0 WILD
M Lange vs NN, 1855 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0Blast the h-file open
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Pins & Pawn mate!
Dubois vs Duke Karl / Casabianca / Preti, 1855 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1-0N sac, RxR+ deflects Black Q, then Qh2
Staunton vs Cunningham, 1856 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Q trap after Bxf7+
Falkbeer vs Zytogorski, 1856 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1 Two batteries, rank and file
Loyd vs F Perrin, 1856 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit Pierce Def (C52) 0-1 Exchange sac, Dbl N checkmate
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Stunning 17...QxBf3 later occupied by blocking bishop
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Italian Game 4.0-0 f5 5.d4 (C50) 1-0 A rim rockin' slam dunk!!
Morphy vs J Schulten, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG (C31) 1-0The one time Morphy lost to Schulten
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Blindfold Simul! PM sacs to pin the Q, and more pins follow!
Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Counterattack 4.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game; Tactics; pawn captures all the way from e5 to a1
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Seven pawns vs seven pawns - Morphy loses.
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 0-1 White can't win w/two Qs
R Franz vs Mayet, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

Barnes Defense/Uncommon Opening (A00) 0-1 Go Figure
Morphy vs T W Barnes, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Impressive pawn majority will promote
S Boden vs Owen, 1858 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 LPDOs in the Shooting Gallery
G Salmon vs Djuro Szabo, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3.Bb5+ Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Robust attack on f2
de Riviere vs Dubois, 1855 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Morphy Gambit (B21) Scorching game from Morphy
Morphy vs J L Preti, 1858 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C44) 1-0 Pawn roller
Morphy vs S Boden, 1858 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 38 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

Leapin' kNights & Sittin' Queens! Anastasia's Mate!
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1859 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Renaud & Kahn's The Art of the Checkmate, pp. 79-80
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Classical. Central Var (C64) 0-1 Deflection
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1859 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56) 1-0 Super Philidor's Legacy
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical, Cntr Attack (C53) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs J G Cunningham, 1859  
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Perreux Var (C55) 1-0 Kingdom to Kdom
Anderssen vs de Riviere, 1859 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy in an odds game; Morphy was something else
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. Kieseritsky Var (C58) 0-1 R Sac
F Deacon vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21)1-0 K fork ends it
Lindehn vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's Mate Before Pillsbury
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1Q sac, Arabian #
Reiner vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Pair o' Ns!
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 Pin, R sac, K chase
Steinitz vs Strauss, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2 Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle by N pair
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game (C25) 0-1 Clear the way! Greco Mate w/adjusted Knt.
Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C25) Vienna, 31 moves, 0-1

KGA. Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 AULD LANG SYNE
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 See rustyrook notes
Kolisch vs Rhodes / Walker, 1861 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 13 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

Rat Defense: Small Center (C00) 1-0 Pin the tail on the rat!
Paulsen vs Blackburne, 1861  
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Dramatic R sacrfice
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Oldie but Goodie becomes lethal KG attack on the f-file
G Schnitzler vs Eberle, 1861 
(B20) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Var (B40) 1-0 Smothered Mate, good as it gets
A Saalbach vs H Pollmaecher, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Ng5 (C55) 1-0 Long K hunt
Kolisch vs R Steel, 1861 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Skewer+
M van 't Kruijs vs Anderssen, 1861 
(A84) Dutch, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Kside crusher; notes by JHB
Blackburne vs J B Payne, 1862  
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa G. (C21) 1-0 JHB notes; Back trackin'
Blackburne vs W J Evelyn, 1862  
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Haxo Gambit (C55) 1-0 A Masterly Escape - Blindfolded!!
Blackburne vs A G Howard, 1862  
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Defense (C55) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Kolisch vs Shumov, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 London 1862 Brilliancy prize win
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Bishop pair on open board
Steinitz vs Dubois, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Q sac, Disc Dbl ++
Steinitz vs E Pilhal, 1862 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal/Modern Bishop's O (C50) 0-1 Slugfest
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

Creepy Crawly vs. Classical Def(A00) 1/2-1/2 Sac to promote
R Lichtenscheidt vs Von Hanneken, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

White plays five moves---announces mate in eight!!!
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 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

Hungarian/W Hippo (A00)1-0 W missed mate in 2, dbl discovered++
F Deacon vs V Green, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Notes by JHB; Reinfeld # puzzle!
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Joseph Henry Blackburne (1841-1924) The Black Death
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Classic (B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0 Remove the Defender!
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Surprise end
M Lange vs G Schultz, 1863 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 48 moves, 1-0

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Pin, Discovered Double Check, Ng6#
J Watkinson vs NN, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Lindehn vs Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Tremendous!
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 55 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

KGD Classical Variation (C30) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle mate in 3
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Morphy-like
Blackburne vs A Steinkuehler, 1864  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 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

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Reti's Mate
Maczuski vs Kolisch, 1864 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Greek gift
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 A pin and a super e- pawn picnic
Andrews vs F G Janssens, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Blindfold simul, NBQ#
Morphy vs P Dominguez, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 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

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. ML (C51) 1-0 Q sac, got her back
Steinitz vs P T Duffy, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Zukertort sacs the Queen for Boden's mate in 12 moves
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Classical. Central Var (C64) 1-0 Pawn rampage, Q sac
G Neumann vs J Schulten, 1865 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 16 moves, 1-0

BDG. Ziegler Def 5...c6 (D00) 1-0 White sacs P, R and N!
A L McAuley vs A Montalvan, 1865 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. (C65) 1-0 Bird's Immortal Pin Cushion
Bird vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware Var (C51) Old game; Qd5 fork is coming
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Pile on the pin end
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

"Teach Yourself Chess" by Gerald Abrahams
Bird / Dobell vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
NN vs Burn, 1866 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

The best Steinitz sacrifice! Every type of unit involved!
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Normal Variation?? (C00) 1-0 It's Awful!
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

A brilliant simplification into a won endgame starting with 50.
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1866 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 54 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 0-1 Astonishing Anastasia's Mate!!
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Puzzle maker creates OTB!
Loyd vs S Rosenthal, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

Nice! Q Sac Sets Up the Q Trap
Zukertort vs Mayet, 1867
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 0-1 Discovery
J Robertson vs Blackburne, 1867 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Another Dbl R sac
Blackburne vs Burn, 1868 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Pin allows pawn mate
Bird vs De Vere, 1868 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Q sac, Dbl B attack
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Pseudo-Legal's Mate, instead Nh8#
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

This same mate can occur on the 12th move of a Ruy Lopez
Mackenzie vs F Perrin, 1868 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Accepted (C38)0-1 JHB simply the best g-file opener
B Burt vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 12: World's Great Chess Games (Fine)
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

$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

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

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1-0 Discovery, Pins
Zukertort vs Schmidt, 1869 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 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

Cecil Valentine de Vere (1846-1874) - Born on Valentine's Day
De Vere vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Potter gave Queen odds and announced a forced mate at move 7!!!
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Blindfold pins, skewer +
Blackburne vs A Marriott, 1871 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Another Dbl Rook Sac victory
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie (C77) 1-0 Pin the Attacker
Mackenzie vs H Hosmer, 1871 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Variants /KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0Remove the Guard, Pin, etc.
S Rosenthal vs Count Isouard, 1871 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Evans G. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0Incredible K hunt; mate in 13!
Schiffers vs Nolde, 1872 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 0-1 kNights bite
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Anderssen vs Blackburne, 1873  
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Dominate kNight on the 6th
Anderssen vs Paulsen, 1873 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Bird Be2 Stonewall's Sicilian fio (A02) 1-0SmashingKsideFinish
Bird vs J Wisker, 1873 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Breslau 1873 "Three Men and a Baby" (GOTD)
F Riemann vs Koeltsch / Pfeiffer / Roesner, 1873 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Immune rook, discovery
S Boden vs Bird, 1873 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Nimzo/Bird-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 0-1 16.Qh5 was better
R Smith vs C M Fisher, 1873 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 Remove the Guard next
C M Fisher vs R Smith, 1873 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Wing Gambit (A00) 1-0Pile on the pin to win
B W Blijdenstein vs T C ter Haar, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4.Qh4: Horwitz Attack Nxc7 (C45) 1-0 Stripped down
Theophilus Thompson vs C H Blood, 1874 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

A pawn storm and a mighty pin come through w/out the queen
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical Def (C21) 1-0 Dbl N sacs
G Nielsen / V Nielsen vs A van der Linde, 1874 
(C21) Center Game, 29 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var 3.e4 e5 McDonnell Def (D20) 0-1 3En prise wins
Owen vs Burn, 1874 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def. ML (C52) 1-0Neat Sacs, Discovery
Blackburne vs NN, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel G(D00) 0-1Q sac,Reti's Mate
Kunath vs N Grant, 1875 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

4Ns Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Q pinned to the mate square
Shumov vs Winawer, 1875 
(C48) Four Knights, 34 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1875, p. 271
J Minchin vs J Coker, 1875  
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 0-1 Risky business
L Goldsmith vs C M Fisher, 1875 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Blackburne vs J Huckvale, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 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

Scotch Game: Potter Variation (C45) 1-0 c-file bone in throat
Blackburne vs G MacDonnell, 1876  
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Dynamic Chess by R. N. Coles
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1876 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Italian Game (C50) 0-1 3 minors mate king w/aid of Q & R sacs
NN vs W Curran, 1876 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Nxh7+ deflection
M Bier vs S Ricardo-Rocamora, 1876 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

"Viennese Waltz" -- Develop and Attack!
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 1-0

Double Dutch; White has the better knight. Uncommon mate!
Bird vs K Pitschel, 1878 
(A84) Dutch, 36 moves, 1-0

French / Delayed Owens vs f3 (C00) 1-0 Both Qs on a raid
Zukertort vs Bird, 1878 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Full force Kside!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

A decisive Zukertort sacrifice which runs like clockwork.
Zukertort vs Winawer, 1878 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def (C65)0-1 Multiple sacs open the g-file to K
J Baddeley vs Blackburne, 1879 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Qs in action!
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1879 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Spearhead on the h-file
E Schallopp vs F Riemann, 1880 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Paulsen Variation (C51) 1-0 Spearhead on long dia
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1880 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Blindfolded Tarrasch owns the open files
Tarrasch vs Landau, 1880 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy 'miniature' (age 12) w/clever rook sac, immune knight
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Black underpromotion checkmate from the corner!!
Wiede vs A Goetz, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 0-1

KGA Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 Deflect Q, P mate
Maurian vs NN, 1866 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky G. Long Whip (C39) 0-1Pawn roller, 2under promo
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Great queen sac and king hunt (and great pun, too)
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 0-1 Uncastled P grabs
L Waldstein vs Zukertort, 1864 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 0-1 Pretty puzzling
Fitzgerald vs Loyd, 1898 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 K walk
Steinitz vs F Deacon, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0Decoy sets up fork
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1 Royal fork #!!!
NN vs Zukertort, 1872 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37)1-0 Sac Minors, Discovered+, QxQ etc
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Very interesting succession of pins and counter-pins
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 It's mate in 1
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 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

KGA Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 Paulsen pushes opposing K around
Paulsen vs Blachly, 1857 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0 6...d5 is better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sudden Philidor's Legacy
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA Quade G. (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 & Qe7 Semi-Smothered#
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in The Golden Treasury of Chess Part 1(Games 1-250)
J Cazenove vs NN, 1817 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Defense (C37) 1-0 Helpmate
W M Popert vs NN, 1841 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Parry the back rank mate
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Pulitzer Prize Winner!
A Pulitzer vs G Marco, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

The First 12 moves are book of the Muzio at move 13 study begn
Chigorin vs Davydow, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Q sac into royal fork!
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

2) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Deflections
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

3) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Cornered
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

4) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Boden's #
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

5) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Tied to pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Muzio Gambit by Nimzovich's father features 2 N sacs, Q sac
S Niemzowitsch vs Neumann, 1899 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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