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Hit and miss stuff... mainlines, somewhat uncommon openings, and active play in the center, with emphasis on active piece play.

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Fool's Mate: Black's mobile phone went off
A Jain vs R Norinkeviciute, 2007  
(B06) Robatsch, 2 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense 4.h4 (B00) 1-0 White's timely h-file action rules
Wolff vs T Wall, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 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

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Sacs, Spearheads
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical Quiet System Parma Def (B08)1-0 Ks face off
Geller vs Tal, 1975 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Tal destroys one of the greatest defensive players.
Tal vs Petrosian, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Bronstein-Larsen NxNf6+ gxNf6 (B16) 1-0Castle opposite
Tal vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 19 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

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. ML (B18) 1-0 Flashback not the same
J Manley vs B Connell, 1991 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Czech Point
Hort vs Chandler, 1982 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

p. 85 of IM Marc Esserman's book *Mayhem in the Morra!* (2012)
Tal vs Neibult, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch Göring Gambit. ML (C44) 1-0 Qside Greek gift & R sac
W Holthuis vs K Van Oirschot, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch G. Kside Var (C45) 1-0 Black unlocks his own back door
D Mueller vs Verra, 1942 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Trap Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 in 7 moves
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

Memorize and show to students. The entire game is instructive.
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Gedult Gambit 3...e5 (D00) 0-1 Black pours in!
H Faehndrich vs Schlechter, 1903 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 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

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0 Reinfeld #
Erdos vs Lichtner, 1922 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Vienna 4...Bf5 (D00) 1-0 f7 pressure!
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Declined. Langeheinecke Def (D00) 1-0
S Gramlich vs Movsesian, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer G. Pietrowsky Def 5...Nc6 (D00) 1-0 Qside attk
Mikkel Jorgensen vs H K Edwardsson, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer G. Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0 Ks caught in center
A E Blackmar vs A Lapeyre, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0 Sacs, Qf6 block
Charousek vs G V R Exner, 1897 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: The Potato (A06) 1-0 Discovered check bites
E Karahaliou vs E Georgopoulou, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Discovery Q trap in 8 moves
R Fleming vs Nichter, 1990 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 8 moves, 0-1

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

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 0-1 Early Q exchange, R to 2nd
J C Meyer vs Tal, 1988 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41)  1-0 Wrong exchange sequence
F Visier Segovia vs Tal, 1977 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense (A43) 0-1 Power of the pin & mother zugzwang!!
L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976 
(A43) Old Benoni, 33 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense (A43) 1-0 Queen Deflection Sacrifice
Yermolinsky vs E Tate, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 9 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni. Schmid Var (A43) 0-1 Bishop to the 3rd rank!
C Hayes vs L Schmid, 1954 
(A43) Old Benoni, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense (A43) 0-1 Black Pawn Phalanx Tsunami!
Zhe Quan vs E Tate, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 55 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Q's back rank interpose won't save the day
Faruk Hoxha vs V Priehoda, 2010 
(A43) Old Benoni, 26 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43) 1/2-1/2
Browne vs Ljubojevic, 1979
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0
Browne vs J Szmetan, 1979
(A43) Old Benoni, 79 moves, 1-0

Game 21 in Garry Kasparov's On My Great Predecessors (4)
Reshevsky vs Larsen, 1971 
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni / Franco-Sicilian Defense (A43) 1-0 3 simultaneous pins
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense (A43) 0-1 Qa5+ forks LPDO Ne5 shooting gallery
R F Combe vs W Hasenfuss, 1933 
(A43) Old Benoni, 4 moves, 0-1

(A43) Old Benoni, 45 moves, 0-1 Tal's attack is beaten back
Tal vs E Bhend, 1959 
(A43) Old Benoni, 45 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 0-1The White passer folds
Miles vs M I Bernat, 1979
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Benoni Gambit Accepted (A43) 0-1 Uncommon start, h-file punch
H Suechting vs Blackburne, 1906 
(A43) Old Benoni, 40 moves, 0-1

Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit 2.g4 vs Indian Def (A45) 1-0 K walks
D Barron vs P Gardner, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Tartakower Attack (A45) 0-1 Remove the guard
Denker vs Timman, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 0-1 Skewer Q twice, Overworked
Carlsen vs I Cheparinov, 2005 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1Subtle N sac removes K
A Acevedo Milan vs Fischer, 1970 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

London System vs Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 P fork, Q+ fork B
V Agzamov vs Veremeichik, 1968 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 4 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Przepiorka Var (A49) 1/2-1/2
J Szmetan vs S Schweber, 1979
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mexican Defense (A50) 0-1 Smothered attack nets Q for N & B
Venert vs V Mechkarov, 1970 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Mexican Def./Black Knights Tango (A50) 0-1 Played on a ship
Marshall vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Budapest Gambit; Another Q+ & fork LPDO B in shooting gallery
E Gueye vs T Korsano, 1985 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 5 moves, 1-0

Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 White queen is a decoy-fork machine!
Kramnik vs A Mascarenhas, 1991 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Defense: Modern. Snake Var (A60) 1/2-1/2 Show Stopa!
J Stopa vs D Kuljasevic, 2007 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Lasker Var (A83) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sac smack
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Scandi Icelandic-Palme Gambit 3.c4 e6 (B01) 0-1 Fear the beard
J Rudd vs M Simons, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian Def. Icelandic-Palme G. (B01)0-1 All3 heavy pieces
A Sokolov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Gambit (B01) 0-1 4 Black pieces hone in
Siggens vs Philips, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Scandi Blackburne-Kloosterboer G (B01) 0-1 Black Danish G
Alekhine vs Luca Morelli, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Lasker Var (B01) 1/2-1/2
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1983
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Scandinavian Def. Declined / C-K (B01) 0-1 R on 6th!
M Salami vs M Godena, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 35 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.f3 (B01) 0-1Wrong Opera House; Smothered #
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian 2...Nf6 Defense: Panov Transfer (B01) 1/2-1/2
B Savchenko vs K Asrian, 2007
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandi, Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Black gives Legall's Mate
NN vs P Krueger, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Pins dictate
D Naroditsky vs G Oparin, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 53 moves, 1-0

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

Sicil Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1Instructive heavy pieces
W J Tuckett vs J R Medley, 1849 
(B27) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 The Immortaller Game
A W Fox vs C Curt, 1906 
(B27) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian/Accelerated Dragon (B34) 0-1 Pursue the queens
Janowski vs Lasker, 1909 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Diagonal spearhead on g2
M Egeland vs Carlsen, 2002 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B32) 0-1 Double Attack
Short vs Larsen, 1985 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Triple on h-file w/Q sac, skewers
Robson vs M Khachiyan, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

A classic game's plan on contending with the d5-square :-)
Tarrasch vs Lipke, 1898 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Notes by Pillsbury
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1895  
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 51 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Hyperaccelerated Dragon/Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Passer
L Karlsson vs Larsen, 1982
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 51 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Loose pawns
H Westerinen vs Larsen, 1989
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 63 moves, 0-1

The first Maroczy Bind seems misnamed.
Swiderski vs Maroczy, 1904 
(B38) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Maroczy Bind, 6.Be3, 48 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian/Maroczy Bind. Open (B37) 1-0 White has both Bs
Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1922 
(B37) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer (B39) 0-1
Kudrin vs Larsen, 1986 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer (B39) 0-1
Byvshev vs Simagin, 1952 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 69 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Two Knights Line (A37) 1/2-1/2
M Sinanovic vs H Stevic, 2007
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 56: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
H Walkerling vs Hanssen, 1928 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Karpov delivers two decoy sacrifices into winning skewer!!
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Transposes to B-D Gambit
Kasparov vs M P Carneiro, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Scandinavian. Bogoljubow (B00) 0-1 Closed 
Tartakower vs J T Keable, 1945 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard/C-K Gurgenidze Set-up (B06/B15) 0-1
T Kosintseva vs Koneru, 2004
(B06) Robatsch, 48 moves, 0-1

Modern Def vs Pseudo Catalan (A40) 1-0Short moves like checkers
Koneru vs T Kosintseva, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

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

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Mini: Fischer's Q trap or #
Humburg vs W Mandel, 1965 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Indian Game/Sarratt Opening dxc5 (A45) 1/2-1/2 Unscripted
Aronian vs Kasparov, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Be down the tempo and win! Triangulation in effect.
Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

Sic Accelerated Dragon Maroczy Bind (B39) 1-0Beware Q&B battery
N Gaprindashvili vs R Servaty, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Fabulous Promotion Deflection!!
Anand vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 1990 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Q Sac
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni A43 0-1 1...c5 2.c3 Black space advantage
D Rozhko vs Akopian, 2013
(A43) Old Benoni, 43 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 White relieves the pressure
U Nasanjargal vs A Stukopin, 2013
(A43) Old Benoni, 44 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense (A43) 1-0 Double R sac
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1/2-1/2 Q sacs, N perpetual
Euwe vs Tal, 1960 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1/2-1/2 Psycho Ns
I Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Elephant Gambit/Cntr Cntr 3...Qxd5 (C40) 0-1Qs thrust on e-file
Abrikossowoski vs Parkow, 1938 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Gunderam Gambit (C40) 0-1 Open Game pseudo-Englund Gambit
Rasmussen vs Strong, 1956 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 After the tactical smoke clears...
Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: General (A00) 0-1 It keeps happening to fools
B Tavassoli vs S Schoknecht, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 2 moves, 0-1

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