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Compiled by fredthebear

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.

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* Game Collection: A43 Old Benoni (Black)

* Garry Kasparov Teaches Chess (Batsford 1986): Game Collection: Garry Kasparov Teaches Chess

* Old Benoni: Game Collection: A44 Old Benoni (Black)

* Old Benoni: Game Collection: A43

* Tackling the English: Game Collection: Black Rep. Sicilian, Benoni/KID, etc.

* Short and Sweet ideas: Game Collection: Repertoires
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

Indian Game 150 Attack f3, g4 (A45) 1-0 a-file vs h-file attack
V Vepkhvishvili vs Kasparian, 1968 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 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

St. George Defense 3.c4 bxc4 (B00) 1-0 Q forks f7 & LPDO Bishop
Mackowiak vs Kusiak, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 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 
(B18) 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

K's Knight Opening (C44) 0-1 Instructive 3.Bd3? catastrophe
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

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 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 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

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

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Qh4+ always lurks
Mogusar vs T L Trippe, 1984 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

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

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 1-0 Exchange Sac
Rohde vs G C DeFotis, 2001 
(A15) English, 19 moves, 1-0

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

A40 1-0 8 Nxe6
F Tahirov vs S Pukkinen, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Hartlaub-Charlick Gambit (A40) 0-1 Mini: Boden's Criss-Cross#
Srinivas vs V Ravikumar, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Def (A40) 0-1 Black controls open e-file, penetrates
Loewenthal vs E Williams, 1851 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 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 Def: Old Benoni 5...Nh5 fio (A43) 0-1 Active pieces kill
G Studier vs E J Diemer, 1955
(A43) Old Benoni, 33 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Old Benoni 2.d5 Torre-like (A43) 0-1Zwischenzug cap
D Grassie vs D Ciuksyte, 2006
(A43) Old Benoni, 23 moves, 0-1

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

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

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 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

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

A43 1-0 8 Qc6 pin
F Kraus vs V Costin, 1913 
(A43) Old Benoni, 8 moves, 1-0

Sasa A43 0-1 61
Drasko vs S Velickovic, 1988 
(A43) Old Benoni, 61 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Breyer Var/Old Benoni Declined/French (D03) 0-1
Lutikov vs Geller, 1966 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 30 moves, 0-1

Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43) 1/2-1/2
Gligoric vs Velimirovic, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def 2.c4 cxd4 No Maroczy Bind (A43) 0-1 Drawish R ending
C A Groves vs G Welling, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 60 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Old Benoni 3...Nf6 Fio (A43) 0-1 SCB ending
M Orr vs T Markowski, 2005
(A43) Old Benoni, 74 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Old Benoni 3...a6, 6.Bg4 (A43) 1/2 Blind swine miss
I Han Wong vs I Chelushkina, 2006
(A43) Old Benoni, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def: Old Benoni 3...a6, 5...Ne7 (A43) 0-1 R sandwhich
T Fodor Jr vs I Rajlich, 2006 
(A43) Old Benoni, 40 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Tricky Knights!
Mecking vs M Basman, 1967 
(A43) Old Benoni, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. 10.f4 P Thrust (A44) 1-0 Compare Diemer
A G R Moen vs H Westerinen, 2002
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 35 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

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

Benoni Def: KID System (A56) 0-1 Like exploring a narrow cave
M Kokeza vs Dobrivoj Popovic, 2001
(A56) Benoni Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: KID System (A56) 0-1 White Q cannot stop Black Q
M Peek vs Chiburdanidze, 1989
(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Czech Benoni Def (A56)0-1 Check your way out of pin
M Middelveld vs Zhaoqin Peng, 2011
(A56) Benoni Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: King's Indian System (A56) 0-1 Insecurity
Inge Johansson vs C Boutteville, 1958
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Defense (A56) · 0-1
D Chmulev vs A A Ivanov, 2002 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 Watch the solo K charge!
A Bigg vs Pavel Dimitrov, 2008 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 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

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

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

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: General (A45) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO N
M Al Dahbali vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Sarratt Attk vs Benoni Def (A45) 0-1 Black keeps gaining space
M Said vs O Soto Paez, 2004
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 Open d-file, Bb5 pins Nc6
Sakaev vs Delchev, 2001 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Deflection & promotion inevitable
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 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

Budapest G., Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1Deflect defender, Discover
M Warren vs Jan Selman, 1932 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

A51 0-1 9
H H Cole vs Hein, 1941 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Alekhine. Abonyi Var (A52) 1-0 Zwischenzug+
Alekhine vs J A Seitz, 1925 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 20 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

Stone A57 1-0 30
R Stone vs Sherzer, 1988 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 30 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

Portisch! A69 1-0 22
Portisch vs P Dely, 1955 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Uncommon Opening/Modern (B00) 1-0 Smothered Queen
J Cukierman vs NN, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 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

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

B01 0-1 10
J U Trippe vs B Skonieczna, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1-0 Q trap
S Samarian vs G G Alexandrescu, 1956 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 B sac deflects back R
Tal vs Suttles, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Def Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 2 Bishops vs 2 Rooks
Albin vs Von Bardeleben, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 93 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Q forks 2 units
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 8 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Pseudo 150 Attk w/out Bh6 (B07) 1-0 Q sac for a Pawn#
T Cagasik vs J Brooke, 2007 
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) /C-K Exchange (B13) 1-0 Unpin
T Aalto vs NN, 1993 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Wing Gambit Declined (B20) 1-0 Bxh7+, Ng5+, Qh5, etc.
Marshall vs Stodie, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

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

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

Old Sicilian/Accelerated Dragon (B34) 0-1 Pursue the queens
Janowski vs Lasker, 1909 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Diagonal spearhead on g2
M Egeland vs Carlsen, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian Bb5, NxNd4 (B30) 1/2-1/2 Overworked pawn
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 2001 
(B30) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

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 Khachiyan, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

A classic game's plan on contending with the d5-square :-)
Tarrasch vs Lipke, 1898 
(B30) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Notes by Pillsbury
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1895  
(B32) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Hyperaccelerated Dragon/Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Passer
L Karlsson vs Larsen, 1982
(B27) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Loose pawns
H Westerinen vs Larsen, 1989
(B32) Sicilian, 63 moves, 0-1

The first Maroczy Bind seems misnamed.
Swiderski vs Maroczy, 1904 
(B20) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian/Maroczy Bind. Open (B37) 1-0 White has both Bs
Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1922 
(B32) Sicilian, 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

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

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

Sicilian Def Chekhover (B53) 1-0 Exchange Qs, Outnumber a-file
J A Curdo vs D Kopec, 1969 
(B53) Sicilian, 29 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

Game 1 in Sunil Weeramantry's "Best Lessons of a Chess Coach"
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Secrets of Positional Chess by Drazen Marovic p. 22
Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 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

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 1-0 Scholar's Mate; 4...Nf6 is best
J Amillano vs A Loeffler, 1972 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Schlechter Def (C21) 0-1 Counterpunch!
S Albrecht vs J Bobber, 1990 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit 4.Bxd3 (C21) 1-0 f4 singles N retreat, f5 B trap
M Ebeling vs J Killane, 2007 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0, Bxf7+, Ng5+ Q trap
E Paehtz vs M Seps, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Transposes to Russian Game (C42) 0-1 Beware same side B&N on f2
J Lastovicka vs F Vykydal, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

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

Italian (C50) 0-1 Typical attack, first smothered mate
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Ulrich Lang vs R Gralla, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 3 Pieces hit f7, h7 w/pins
B Wall vs V Duncan, 1981 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

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

White missed 12.Bxf7+ KxB 13.Ng5+ Kg8 14.Ne6 smothers the Q
Judit Polgar vs Spassky, 1993 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 63 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Morris Countergambit (D00) 1-0 SOS book #5
McShane vs Illescas Cordoba, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

It was a tie-breaker in a rapid tournament
L Bruzon Batista vs Anand, 2006 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

QGA vs Slav/Black Colle System (D05) 0-1
Blackburne vs Chigorin, 1901 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 one needs an aesthetic sense
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1967 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 First K to advance
D Fridgeirsson vs M Karlsson, 2009
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 Q+ & LPDO Rook
Flohr vs V Mikenas, 1938
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

QGA. Smyslov Var (D25) 1-0 7.Bxf7+, Ng5+ Demolition
NN vs C Shearer, 1978 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

QGD vs Stonewall Def (D30) 1-0 Which rook battery wins?
Taimanov vs Lisitsin, 1949 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern. Knight Def (D51) 0-1 Exchange sac nets 2 minors
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

Oberlin, OH...Where beef jerky comes from. This one is sterile.
Reshevsky vs Bisguier, 1975 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID. Normal Var. Bernstein Def (E59) 0-1Q sac for Arabian Mate!
O Rodriguez Vargas vs F Olafsson, 1978 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 26 moves, 0-1

KID. Smyslov Var (E61) 1-0 Positional crush w/battery, passer
Akobian vs A Matikozian, 2003
(E61) King's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 Be6+! clearance sac
Akobian vs I Foygel, 2003 
(E61) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Sacrifice only if U can follow up
M Z Ali vs B Westin, 1987 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Ware Opening: Meadow Hay Trap (A00) 1-0 Black got punked
A Smirnov vs V Shepelev, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def/Reversed QGA (A43) 1-0 Formidable battery
Hort vs Velimirovic, 1976 
(A43) Old Benoni, 29 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0 Greek Gift
M Shereshevsky vs Y Gusev, 1977 
(A43) Old Benoni, 13 moves, 1-0

Spurious!? Interesting Q trap w/Black castled, White isn't.
Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Declined (B00) 1-0 Q trap in a crowd
Amberger vs Sprecher, 1924 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy. Linksspringer (B00) 1-0 Invitation 2C
C M Saulson vs H M Phillips, 1907 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Benoni, Snail Variation (A43) Bishops All About Miniature
Karosz vs C Jaffe, 1936 
(A43) Old Benoni, 8 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto (A62) 1-0 White N is immune (skewer)
Smejkal vs S Tatai, 1973 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian Advance 3.e5 (B00) 1-0 Bold Q sac
Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky; Classical Def. Big Center (A45) 1-0 Take your pick
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst): Reversed Nimzowitsch (A00) 1-0 Legall's Mate
O Bjarnason vs V Dittler, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Game 4 in Capablanca: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Capablanca vs J Mieses, 1913 
(A43) Old Benoni, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni (A43) 1-0 N sac breakthru in closed position
Kasparov vs E Torre, 1980 
(A43) Old Benoni, 57 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: General (A43) · 1-0
V Kovacevic vs R Henley, 1982 
(A43) Old Benoni, 43 moves, 1-0

This position is #154 in Alburt's 'Chess Training Pocket Book'.
Podgaets vs M Dvoretsky, 1974 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 A first-rate "rook slap" miniature
Palatnik vs Geller, 1980 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni. Pawn Thrust (A44) · 1-0
N Minev vs H Podolsky, 1961
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Discovery Q trap, or Smothered Mate
C Landenbergue vs M Roeder, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandi Var. Geschev Gambit (B02) 0-1 Legall's #
NN vs G Geshev, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian Marshall Variation (B01) 0-1 Piling on the pin
R Kause vs E McCormick, 1959
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian, Marshall Var (B01) 0-1 W has 2 LPDOs
C Hilton vs A Hollis, 1963 
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian, Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Too many W pawn moves
R Sieberg vs B Stanescu, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) · 0-1
B Lowenthal vs K Wendeker, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

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

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

Dazzling; Q sac, attack of the minors, mate by pawn hop
W Fried vs Schlechter, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 "Cebalo 13"!
M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Raphael Var (A80) 1-0 Standard a3 Q trap
Vaisser vs A Mutzner, 1988 
(A80) Dutch, 8 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 1-0 20 solutions
A Maric vs T Lematschko, 2004 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

The shortest decisive master game (not a forfeit or protest)
Z Djordjevic vs M Kovacevic, 1984 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 3 moves, 0-1

Invitation to Sicilian Alapin; e4Pawn looks free for the taking
G Welling vs T Veugen, 1979 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Youth Queenmate
T Marxen vs S Fedorchuk, 1992 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Chigorin Defense Var (D06) 1-0White N destroys 4 P islands
M Michna vs E Ambrosi, 2008 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Marshall Gambit (B23) 1-0Backwards Legall's #
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Outside passer
Ponomariov vs R Felgaer, 2006 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern Variation (D50) 1-0 Basic endgame K&R mate lone K
A Guillot vs O Yalcin, 2001 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 86 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 0-1 Basic K & 2Bs mate lone K
M Solleveld vs Sutovsky, 2001 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 107 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Drubbing by a kid!
J Costa vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 22 moves, 0-1

KID Four Pawns Attack. Dynamic Attack (A68) 0-1, 19 moves
Colle vs Euwe, 1926 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Classical. Czerniak Def (A79) 0-1 Remove the Guard
M Bertok vs Tal, 1961 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 20 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Steiner Attack (A65) 0-1 Q pin to the mate square
W Estrada Degrandi vs Gligoric, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Four Pawns Attack (A68) 0-1 12...NxNc3 does it
I Arakelov vs S V Ivanov, 1995 
(A68) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. Modern. 5...Bd6 Snake (A60) 0-1 Nc8 moves 6x in 17
Zhu Chen vs Koneru, 2011 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

V Nevednichy vs S Drazic, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 34 moves, 0-1

Quinteros vs Larsen, 1974 
(A43) Old Benoni, 40 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs G Barcza, 1969 
(A43) Old Benoni, 71 moves, 1-0

Mikhalchishin vs N Miezis, 2002
(A43) Old Benoni, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

G Timoshchenko vs R Zelcic, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 34 moves, 0-1

Chigorin vs Schiffers, 1878 
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 0-1

H S Gretarsson vs V Malakhov, 2011 
(A43) Old Benoni, 55 moves, 0-1

A Huss vs O Borik, 1982 
(A43) Old Benoni, 24 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Velimirovic, 1979 
(A43) Old Benoni, 42 moves, 0-1

K&P Promotion vs lone K, Mate with new Q & K vs lone K.
Larsen vs Ivanchuk, 1992 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 66 moves, 0-1

Damiano Def 3.Nxe5 Nc6 4.Qh5+ (C40) 1-0 K chase, P #
L Holmberg vs O Hongset, 1962 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian-Scotch vs Pseudo Philidor (C50) 1-0 Unpin, Legall's #
F Knauer vs H Boehm, 1995 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 1-0

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Good to know miniature w/Legall's Mate
A Cheron vs Jeanloz, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 1-0

2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Instructive Pin sequence
M Mansoor vs Valentine Cox, 1986 
(C57) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 Q sac for pieces
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Damiano Variation. Kholmov Gambit (C42) 0-1 FSR's
J Ellis vs Dean Arond, 1995 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 P roller both wings!
V Mikenas vs Kotov, 1949 
(A80) Dutch, 42 moves, 1-0

Russian Change-up: Stafford Gambit (C42) 0-1 B takes next move
Lowens vs Stafford, 1950 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Kside Fianchetto (A48) 0-1 P fork trick, remove gu
H High vs Keene, 1964 
(A48) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Aggressive!
Ljubojevic vs S Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Underpromotion to Rook prevents Stalemate
K Ruben vs Sultan Khan, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 74 moves, 1-0

M Judd vs F Bock, 1874 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Max Weiss vs Zukertort, 1882 
(C49) Four Knights, 82 moves, 1-0

Smejkal vs Kavalek, 1973
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

V Pupols vs J Meyers, 1976 
(A43) Old Benoni, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 11...Nd6 Q trap
D Ponziani vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1770 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

S Hamann vs Velimirovic, 1967
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

A Lugovoi vs V Malakhov, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 60 moves, 0-1

Z Gyimesi vs V Malakhov, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

G Tunik vs V Malakhov, 1995 
(A43) Old Benoni, 29 moves, 0-1

S Dyachkov vs V Malakhov, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Petrosian vs V Malakhov, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 50 moves, 0-1

Y Shulman vs V Malakhov, 1995
(A43) Old Benoni, 28 moves, 1-0

E Prokopchuk vs V Malakhov, 1996
(A43) Old Benoni, 65 moves, 0-1

Hoang Thanh Trang vs V Malakhov, 1996
(A43) Old Benoni, 50 moves, 0-1

Ni Hua vs V Malakhov, 2010
(A43) Old Benoni, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Hollis vs N Littlewood, 1967 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs L Schmid, 1960 
(A43) Old Benoni, 30 moves, 1-0

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