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2020 The Big New Yorker Won't Last Long
Compiled by fredthebear

Go to McAlister's Deli (national restaurant chain) and give this beefy sandwich a try. Don't forget the pickle! (The more you chew, the less you say, and that can keep a person out of trouble! A person does not need to tweet out their every mood either.)

Note that many of these games are fast time controls.

* Best of 2017: Game Collection: Best Games of 2017

* 2018 Magazine: Game Collection: # American Chess Magazine 7

* 2019 Moscow: 17th Aeroflot Open (Group A) (2019)

* 2019 Women's World Team: World Team Chess Championship (Women) (2019)

* 2019 Men's World Team: World Team Chess Championship (2019)

* 2019 Prague Festival: Prague Chess Festival (Masters) (2019)

* St. Louis Spring Classic: Spring Chess Classic (A) (2019)

* US Championships in St. Louis: US Championship (2019)

* GRENKE Classic: GRENKE Chess Classic (2019)

* 10-player Tour: Grand Chess Tour Cote d’Ivoire (Rapid & Blitz) (2019)

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13)0-1 67 aint old
I V Kovalenko vs Sveshnikov, 2017 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. 3.Bb5+ Modern (B01) 1-0 Search & Seisure
Julian Martin vs M Lammers, 2016 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Castlemate by two unknowns
NN vs Eric, 2017 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish, l'Hermet Variation Berlin Wall Def (C67) 0-1 Discovery
Grischuk vs Carlsen, 2017
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def (D40) 1-0 Add to the King's EAD
A Sarana vs S Drazic, 2019 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

KID: Makagonov Var (E71) 1-0 Invading Ns, different results
T B Nielsen vs Adesh Easwaralingam, 2017
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 20 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack Na3 (A00) 1-0 A good place to spend the knightf6
Carlsen vs S Grover, 2018 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/Sicilian Dragon (A00) 1-0 29.?
Carlsen vs K Holm, 2018 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Risky play by the champ
Carlsen vs S Grover, 2017 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Queen's Gambit Invitation (A04) 1-0 Blitz
W So vs Carlsen, 2017
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attk/Dbl Fio Reti (A06) 1-0 Back rank issues
R Rapport vs Carlsen, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack/Dbl Fio Reti (A06) 1-0 Q+ & fork
Nakamura vs Anand, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Dbl Fio Q Pawn Baltic Def (A06) 1/2-1/2 Trade offs
Mecking vs J F Cubas, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort/Reti/White Hippo vs Bg4 (A06) 1-0 Eventual passer
Kamsky vs S Lobanov, 2018 
(A06) Reti Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06) 0-1 Stockfish notes
S Agdestein vs K Holm, 2018 
(A06) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 NxNf6+ Remove the Guard
Ameyalli Avila Fraire vs S Logothetis, 2019 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 11 moves, 1-0

50 moves rule successfully applied for a draw.
Javokhir Sindarov vs G Jones, 2018 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 122 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's Indian Attack: Sicilian (A08) 1-0 Reversed Gruenfeld Exchan
M A Tabatabaei vs Axel Smith, 2019 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 61 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 1-0 Ingenious
Aronian vs A Giri, 2017 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def Flohr-Mikenas-Carls (A18) 1-0
Khalifman vs Kirill Shevchenko, 2018 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 24 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls (A18) 1-0 Stockfish notes
J Gustafsson vs Duong The Anh, 2019 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 25 moves, 1-0

King's English. 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Stellar attack
Anand vs Caruana, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 0-1 e3 cramps White
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 54 moves, 0-1

K's English. 4 Knts Fianchetto Lines (A29) 0-1 Stockfish notes
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana, 2018 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 36 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. 3 Ns (A34)0-1 Q-less MG; Black in control
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2017 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 71 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Raking Bishops conquer
J Krassowizkij vs M Kill, 2017 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Beefeater Var (A40) 1-0 Blitz; Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Svidler, 2019 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 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

Trompowsky Attk: General (A45) 1/2-1/2 Blitz sac for perpetual
Carlsen vs W So, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hou Sacs a Queen, Wins, No Problem
B Ider vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs Indian Dbl Fianchetto (A48) 1-0Smooth, sure-footed
Kramnik vs Grischuk, 2018 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: K Pawn lines (A65) 1-0 Tricky Tom does not castle
Sawyer Tom vs K Bateman, 2018 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 40 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Classical. New York Var (A70) 0-1 Baffling, Blunder
V Keymer vs F Vallejo Pons, 2019 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 36 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 0-1 Bxh2+ Discovery
A Petursson vs Lynda Roberts, 2017
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Mieses 9.Nd5 Qd8 (B01) 1-0Caught in centr
M Ragger vs J L Chabanon, 2018
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 0-1 Immediate N sac, precarious Ks
Fareed Ahmed vs F Mohannad, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Qless MG, Black retreats
M Vachier-Lagrave vs C Sandipan, 2018 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense: Two Knights Attk. Mindeno Exchange Line (B11) 1-0
N Paikidze vs A Sharevich, 2018 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Defense (B12) 1-0
A Muzychuk vs A Stefanova, 2019 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (B12) 1-0video link
Anand vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Exchange 6.Na3 a6 (B13) 0-1 Remove the defender
Kramnik vs V Fedoseev, 2017 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Blitz
Carlsen vs W So, 2017
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 22 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Exchange (B13) 0-1 B trap, R pin
Aronian vs D Howell, 2019 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Big ratings upset
L Aslan vs K Delaney, 2017 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. ML (B18) 0-1Rob the Back Rank Defendr
U Weisbuch vs N Krishna Teja, 2019 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Rook sacrifice
M Dann vs A Bezemer, 2017
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk (B21) 0-1White gives up the center
H Wagner vs Baklan, 2017 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Delayed Wing Gambit (B28) 1-0 Ns kick up a s
J Yohan vs P Rout, 2017 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. 3.Nc3 e5 (B30) 0-1 Sac and mate by a pawn roller
Svidler vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0Brilliant!
Anand vs Grischuk, 2018 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1/2-1/2 Crazy, Rampant Rook & link
A Kazarian vs A Haast, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 27...?
L Dek vs Bacrot, 2017 
(B33) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kramnik Variation (B40) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(B40) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B40) 1-0 Discovered +
B Adhiban vs P Maghsoodloo, 2019 
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal Var (B45) 1-0 Q sac w/windmill
L'Ami vs Van Wely, 2017 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Devastating ++
O Kanmazalp vs A Karason, 2017
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B70) 1-0 Theft from the overworked pawn
Sasikiran vs S D Swapnil, 2017 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 1-0Overcomes blundr
Carlsen vs G Jones, 2018 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Strange capture
Anand vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Dodgeball
Carlsen vs R Wojtaszek, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5.Bd3 c5 (C01) 0-1 Very agressive Black pawns
V Gunina vs A Gupta, 2018
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 blitz
L Shytaj vs Short, 2017
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

K Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Undermine Q as defender
Carlsen vs S Vokhidov, 2018 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Switcharoo
N Mitkov vs S J Breckenridge, 2018
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 77 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1 Blitz; Kside attack misplayed
S Khader vs Y Kryvoruchko, 2017 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk (C42) 0-1 30...Bg5 zwischenzug
Robson vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: French Attk (C42) 1-0 Reminds of Age of Empires 2
Anand vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(C01) French, Exchange, 53 moves, 1-0

a boring 5.Qe2 Petroff a drunken Irish Donnybrook broke out.
Kramnik vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Petrov, Damiano. Kholmov Gambit (C42) 0-1 N sac->Boden's Mate!
NN vs F Rhine, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 14 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C42)1-0 OCB ending
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1 25 pages kibitz
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2018 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Malaniuk Var (C45) 0-1 So left the pawn hanging
W So vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Advance Vari (C45) 1-0 Control the promo square
Lagno vs M Swayams, 2018 
(C45) Scotch Game, 99 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1/2-1/2 Rapid; Mate in 60?!
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2017 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 1-0 puzzle 37. ?
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2018 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Vigorous attack
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
R Pruijssers vs R Praggnanandhaa, 2018 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 0-1 Stockfish 8 analysis
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Bxh6!
V Gunina vs B Khotenashvili, 2019 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Prolonged sequence of threats/counter-threats reminds of Lasker
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2017 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 1-0 Sally's secret of the Swiss Gambit
B Steinthorsson vs S Danielsson, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

London System/Barry Attack (D02) 1-0 Intermezzo Knight
T Nabaty vs R Hovhannisyan, 2018
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1-0 Pun explanation notes
A Esipenko vs M Mikadze, 2018 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 0-1Dark-squared B delivers!
A Zatonskih vs Jennifer Yu, 2019 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

QGA. Central Variation. Alekhine System (D20)  ·  1-0
Le Quang Liem vs Caruana, 2017 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 53 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Variation. Alekhine System (D20)  ·  0-1
Navara vs Caruana, 2017 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

QGA. Central Var. Rubinstein Def (D20) 1/2-1/2 Fast Actin' Ps
Ju Wenjun vs Tan Zhongyi, 2018 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA: Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 0-1 Pin the Def., x fork+
B Bok vs J Xiong, 2019 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 37 moves, 0-1

QGD. Exchange (D35) 1-0 Svidler plays superbly!
Svidler vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional (D35) 1/2-Qless MG, dbld Ps, no penetr
Kramnik vs Nisipeanu, 2018 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Exchange. Reshevsky Var (D36) 1-0 Castle opposite
Caruana vs Kramnik, 2017 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 67 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Def. Alekhine Var (D38) 1-0 Kside Shootout!
Radjabov vs V S Gujrathi, 2019 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 34.?
Yu Yangyi vs Wen Yang, 2017 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik System (D44) 0-1 Roiling Rooks
B Brinck-Claussen vs S M Andersen, 2017
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 He's a GM now!
A Esipenko vs Shirov, 2018 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Defense: Three Knights (D90) 0-1 Rs & Ns ending
G Meier vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(D90) Grunfeld, 94 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 Women's WC; Stockfish notes
Ju Wenjun vs Tan Zhongyi, 2018 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1-0Sac, sac, Kside attk
Aronian vs Navara, 2017 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

QID Classical. Traditional (E17) 1-0 B outposts, passer
A Goganov vs I Frolov, 2018 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E34) 1/2-1/2 Cat & Mouse
Kasparov vs Karjakin, 2017 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Var (E46) 1-0 Exchange sac attack
Carlsen vs B O Birkisson, 2017 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Smyslov Var (E61) 1-0 Black backpedals
Akobian vs S Mihajlov, 2017 
(E61) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Yugoslav Variation (E65) 1-0Notes by Stockfish
Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2018 
(E65) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O, 57 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attk (E97) 0-1 Sir Gawain & the Black N
J Werle vs G Jones, 2019 
(E97) King's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Opera Mate on Kside
S Pogosyan vs Carlsen, 2018 
(E97) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 Tactics
A Giri vs Karjakin, 2019 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed 8.a4 Anti-Marshall (C84) 1-0 Extra pawn
Aronian vs Svidler, 2019 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Pawn roller, N sac
Joao Nuno Baptista Valente vs M Percivaldi, 2017 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Normal Var (C22) 0-1 Batteries battle
G Barrenechea Bahamonde vs D Kollars, 2018 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Normal (C69) 0-1 Q grabs b-pawn later
Naiditsch vs Svidler, 2019 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0Exchange sac, outpost
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

"Blood on the Trax" (game of the day May-25-2018)
Team White vs Team Black, 2017 
(C57) Two Knights, 55 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Opocensky Variation (E17) 1/2-1/2 Long
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Now that was some finish!
J K Duda vs R Rapport, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def. Euwe Var (A48) 1-0 23.Qh4 will #
Mamedyarov vs Svidler, 2018 
(A48) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sveshnikov Sicil1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2019 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna Variation (D39) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
V Keymer vs G Meier, 2019 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 81 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General 3...e5 4.Bc4 Be7 (B30) 0-1 Easy Peezy
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def Accepted (A13) 1-0
O Brendel vs T Chapman, 2017 
(A13) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Both Petrosian & Anand got to play this Qh8+/Nxf7+ tactic twice
Anand vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 63 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense (A41) 1-0 Her best thus far
A Kashlinskaya vs S Sevian, 2018 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian UnClosed 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B23) 1-0 W sacrifices 4 pieces
A Neiksans vs D Paiva, 2018 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 Blitz
B Amin vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 R rocks the 6th
C De Seroux vs A C Taylor, 2019 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

1.Nf3 d5 English (A06) 1-0 Bishops playground
Nakamura vs Topalov, 2019 
(A06) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Robson vs Nakamura, 2019 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Dramatic defense!
A Brkic vs N Djukic, 2018 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Fianchetto Var (A34) 1-0 2 mating squares
Ding Liren vs Jakovenko, 2019 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Normal (C69) 1/2-1/2 Missed Zugzwang
Naiditsch vs B Adhiban, 2019 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rat Defense (A41) 0-1 No admission
Akobian vs Nakamura, 2019 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 47 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Attack (C43) 1-0 Ng5 threat
Y Shvayger vs V Plotkin, 2017 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 1-0 Qs & pieces, passers ending
I Nepomniachtchi vs Aronian, 2019 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 72 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defense (D38) 1-0 Tactics
M A Tabatabaei vs C Aravindh, 2018 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1The Wrong Rook
Jakovenko vs Wei Yi, 2019 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

QGD: Three Knights. General (D37) 1-0 Back ranker
Nakamura vs Radjabov, 2019 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD: Traditional Var (D30) 1-0 multi-purpose 19.0-0-0!!
D Dubov vs A Giri, 2019 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

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