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Pins Ins and Outs, All About Pins ECO B
Compiled by fredthebear
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Pins are immobilizing difference makers that inflict chess pain.

Fredthebear has completed this collection split, but there are more pins to come!

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Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin theme to know
Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian (B20) Alternative defense to BDG gets smothered
Deming vs Cornell, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5/Nc6 (B01) 0-1 White castles into mate!
R Gimmel vs M Stock, 1990 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 5.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Rob the pin again & again
J Gallagher vs M Turpanov, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Ilundain 3...Qd8 (B01) 1-0 Oldest Recorded Game?!
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) /C-K Exchange (B13) 1-0 Unpin
Albin vs F J Lee, 1893
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0He opened the door?
H Russ vs K Zeh, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 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

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian (B02) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin Ng5+
S Ritvin vs E Z Rabin, 2006 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 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

C-K Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def 3...c5 (B12) 1-0 Pair o' pins
D Andreikin vs Khenkin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Black counters in center
Hort vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) /Scandivian (B01) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+unpin
Keres vs V Tepaks, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Remove defender w/raking Q&B
F Benitez vs Euwe, 1949 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20)1-0 Premature Bg4 pin loses again
B South vs T Neshan, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def. Morphy Gambit (B21) 0-1Pile on the pin w/a Pawn
B V Lyubimov vs Alekhine, 1908 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 16 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Tense position
A Khavsky vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central X$(B22) 1-0Common unpin
S Jackson vs B Sinka, 1981
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Variation (B24) 0-1 Q pinned to K
L Palau vs Najdorf, 1939 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 0-1

Hyperaccelerated Drag/Polugayevsky's <"The Silician Labyrinth">
Aronin vs Kantarovich, 1960 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian 4.c3 (B30) 0-1 Crosspin
Brosztel vs Charousek, 1892 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Modern Var (B56) 1-0 Common trap in the Sicilian
Szabo vs B Sooky, 1946 
(B56) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

Ch. 10, p.149 Modern Art of Attack by Smith & Hall
Karpov vs E Cobo Arteaga, 1972 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. transposes to Hippo (B00) 1-0 aesthetic or pathetic?
Ivanchuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2006 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Goldsmith Defense 1...g5 (B00) 0-1 Pin to win and work it over
Fritz vs E F Pecci, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

St. George Def. (B00) 0-1Rare extended fianchetto on BOTH sides
Z Plecsko vs S Biro, 1997 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 6.Ne5 Be6 (B01) 1-0Out of preparation in WC
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr Mieses Variation (B01) 0-1 Warning to White - B pins!
G Helbach vs Rotlewi, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def vs Kside Fio (B01) 1-0 Pin
Caruana vs C Majer, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Pile on the pin
R Hess vs Tiviakov, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 44 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian/French (B02) 0-1Rook interference!
Maroczy vs Lasker, 1924 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

One of my favourites: Spielmann with the pawn sac on move 4!
Spielmann vs S Landau, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02)0-1 Q entrapment
D de Vreugt vs P Egeli, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 0-1 Pound 'em w/pins
H Wolf vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. 4Pawns Attk. Trifunovic (B03) 0-1 A Masterpiece
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Modern. Main Line (B05) 0-1 Tactics prevail
N Kalinin vs I Kovalenko, 2013 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Standard/Hippo-like(B06) 0-1K walk into worseending
Y Rantanen vs Keene, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Wild offers, pins prevail
Kupreichik vs Murey, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 1-0

Robatsch Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 Castle opp, P lever, Sac, Pin, Dflct
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense, Standard(B06) 0-1A kick in the pants from the N
O Hirn vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 Nailed in both corners
J Tsalicoglou vs Keene, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 27 moves, 0-1

Modern Def (B06) 1-0 How long did W take to calculate all this?
F Roeder vs W Zbikowski, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Ending: B&N beat R
Suetin vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bone in throat, rob the pin
G Timmerman vs A Rosmuller, 1984 
(B07) Pirc, 14 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical 2 Knights System (B08) 1-0 Crosspin finale
A Rombaldoni vs Z Andriasian, 2015 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Count accurately
I Gaponenko vs Dreev, 2016
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Found in Chernev's "Combinations - The Heart of Chess"
Capablanca vs A Ribera Arnal, 1935 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern Var (B10) 1-0 Charge!
Short vs A Dunnington, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 0-1 Pins & N penetration bite
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Dramatic Heavy Pieces
V Pina vs D Duarte, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

C-K Def Adv 3...c5 Botvinnik-Carls Def (B12) 1-0 Unpin, R sac
Rublevsky vs K Asrian, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack Dreyev Def (B12) 1-0Rob the Pin
Brutus vs Chiburdanidze, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance (B12) 1-0 Central pin for winning EG
Rublevsky vs M Turov, 2004
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance (B12) 1-0 Back rank pin will promote
T Kosintseva vs E Danielian, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance, Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Pins & Needles
G Chandler vs R Kynoch, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Weak pawn chain
P Ricardi vs D H Campora, 1997
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Time to go to the lue
Short vs Karpov, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 76 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Maroczy 3.f3 (B12) 1-0 7.Bxf7+ Unpin toys w/Black
B Savchenko vs F Aghasiyeva, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 1/2-1/2 B sac leads to pin
Timman vs Anand, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Exchange 6.Qb3 Qb6 (B13) 0-1 Black Rs rob the pin
V Vepkhvishvili vs N Gogadze, 1980
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 63 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Panov Attack. Modern Def(B14) 0-1Castled K wins again
Miles vs Yusupov, 1985 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Def Mieses Line (B14) 1-0 Pin # square
V Mikenas vs Flohr, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Bronstein-Larsen (B16) 1-0 Pin & pile on
D H Campora vs Morozevich, 1994 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Two R sacs & rob the pins
Karpov vs Hort, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs B Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Modern (B17) 1-0 Opening pin traps Queen
Nunn vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 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 Def. Classical. ML (B18) 1-0 Back rank pin
Kosteniuk vs Xu Yuanyuan, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Ng6!
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 f6 aids 8 yr old
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Sirko, 1977 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Maroczy Bind
Matulovic vs Z Vospernik, 1955 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 0-1 White try for brilliancy backfires
M Kagan vs H Lyman, 1937 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin vs Dragon (B22) 1-0 Pile on the pin + passer
Pavasovic vs M Spoljar, 2007
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...Nf6 (B22) 1-0 Dbl N Sacs, Crosspin end
M Ragger vs R S Jones, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...Nf6 (B22) 1-0 IQP; reinforced back rank pin
R Hess vs Negi, 2011 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1/2-1/2 Squeezed too tight
C El Idrissi vs A Laaroussi, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 (B23) 1-0 Add attacker to EAD creates pin
P Theon vs G Andruet, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Correction: Open Sicilian; making use of pins w/a pesky knight
Von Bardeleben vs Paulsen, 1887 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Rob the pin
P Marie vs W So, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 A pretty pair of knight sacrifices
F Vallejo Pons vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 54: Move by Move - Capablanca (Lakdawala)
L Merenyi vs Capablanca, 1928 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Delayed Alapin v Hyperaccel Dragon (B27) 1-0 Cross pin
Joel Benjamin vs L Christiansen, 2008 
(B27) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 N sac; Rob the pin
M Karp vs E Lobron, 1980 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Reverse pin blocked-double pin to win!
Kupreichik vs Sveshnikov, 1986 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

The King returns home: Tal's last bow.
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Artful Q play
McShane vs A Ramaswamy, 2002
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Qside slugfest
Movsesian vs R Cvek, 1994
(B30) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 W survives!?!
Rossolimo vs E R Lundin, 1948
(B30) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30)1-0 N sac creates pin
Sadvakasov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 0-1 R sacrifice pin, deflection break thru
E Cunha vs Kramnik, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Pins
Akopian vs Y Kuzubov, 2007 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Pin win
Shirov vs Bareev, 1993 
(B32) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Turn the pin into a double attack
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 Rook Hard-at-Work
J Smeets vs Carlsen, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze (B36) 1-0 Pin
Smyslov vs Korchnoi, 1961 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Four Knights (B40) 1-0 Pins, Dbl Rook Sacs
Kupreichik vs G Barenboim, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights (B40) 1-0 Black IQP; self-pin bites
A Zapata vs Darcy Lima, 2001 
(B40) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian / French Def (B40) 1-0 Smothered Mate after fianchetto
Margave vs NN, 1976 
(B40) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B40) 0-1 Pin was not decisive
Rublevsky vs Filippov, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 45 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 15.e6!! outstanding shot
J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, French Var Normal (B40) 1-0Blk tied to defense of g7
D H Campora vs I Morovic, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian e6, d6, a6. Open (B40) 1-0 R sac maintains d7 pin
Y Zhou vs S Williams, 2012 
(B40) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Own the 7th!
Kasparov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2002 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern (B42) 1-0 Zugzwang finale
Smyslov vs Eingorn, 1988 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Sacs allow Q to rob the pin
Bologan vs Caruana, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack (B43) 0-1 Smashing conclusion
Tiviakov vs M Bosboom, 1999 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 44 moves, 0-1

Anand destroys the Hedgehog like you have never seen before
Anand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1992 
(B44) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 0-1 N sacrifice changes everything!
B Besson vs J Geller, 2003 
(B44) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

SSicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 Pins, Superior Q mobility
Lutikov vs Y Sakharov, 1968 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights (B45) 0-1 The Black kNight kicks hard
B Richter vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 18 moves, 0-1

Game 32: My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var. English Attack (B48) 0-1 Pin
S Sjugirov vs D Andreikin, 2007
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov (B48) 1-0 Interesting Kside attack
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B49) 0-1 Saved by pin & passer
E Paoli vs Ulf Andersson, 1973 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 The farther you get from home...
E Kostopoulos vs E Kerimov, 2001 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Pile on the pinned pawn
Adams vs V Zvjaginsev, 2001
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 N sac, Q sac, connected Ps
J A Curdo vs Robert E Byrne, 1994 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 "An easy win for me"
Tiviakov vs Anand, 2012 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Impressive Unpin
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Pile on the pin
G Vescovi vs Areshchenko, 2004 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Miniature
V Malakhov vs Areshchenko, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk loses a White game in a mere 24 moves due to cross-pin
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attk. ML (B52) 1-0 Q busts a move - robs the pin
Bacrot vs A Giri, 2013 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 1-0 His Tal-ons
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Pin, add attackers
Korchnoi vs Geller, 1954 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer (B60) 1-0 Sac on e6; pins
Nezhmetdinov vs Suetin, 1947 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern Var (B61) 1-0 SPOILer ALert!
Ponomariov vs E El Gindy, 2007 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 60 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Classical Kantscher Line (B66) 1-0Pin
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1998 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern deviations (B66) 1-0 Pin
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. 7...a6 Richter-Rauzer (B66) 1-0 Keep piling on
Nezhmetdinov vs P Dubinin, 1950 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 32 moves, 1-0

Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 0-1 Q sac lets 2 hogs on 2nd
Joel Benjamin vs Z Kozul, 1997 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 0-1

Sic Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 Both 0-0-0, Decoy, Pin
W So vs Sasikiran, 2011 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish Var (B71) 1-0 Leaps and bounds
D Muller-Using vs F Hoffmann, 1995 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Najdorf plays the Sicilian Defense Scheveningen (B80) 0-1
V Palermo vs Najdorf, 1968 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 0-1

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attack Perenyi Gambit (B81) 1-0
Shirov vs Topalov, 2001 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern (B83) 1-0Impressive; w/great ease
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Pun writer deserves a date with Laetitia Casta
Velimirovic vs Csom, 1974 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var(B87) 0-1 Pins, Decoy
Bakhmatov vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 38 moves, 0-1

Blitz Chess Video - Kasparov throws up his hands in horror!
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1Pins and dropped Pawns
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen English Attack (B90) 0-1 Cross pin@knight
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf02. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Rook pins both colors
Morozevich vs Ftacnik, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf04. English Attack, Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Pin
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) Var (B91) 1-0 Rob the pin
Kieninger vs Mross, 1941 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 1-0 # on e8 or W promotes!
D H Campora vs Portisch, 1986 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 1/2-1/2 3-fold perpetual next
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 0-1 Dragondorf?
Anand vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 This game will drive you nuts
A Volokitin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96)1-0 "All Hellers Breaking L
F Hellers vs Polugaevsky, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0Back-to-back N sacs arrange discover+
Chiburdanidze vs Dvoirys, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 The castled K wins again
Jobava vs H H Hernandez, 2008 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Keres vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0Examine last move
Tal vs Tolush, 1956 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 0-1 Long range B
Stellwagen vs Anand, 2009 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Najdorf. Traditional Line (B98) 1-0 Body-Head!
B Savchenko vs V Nedilko, 2010 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 0-1 N outpost-->fork, Q sac, B pin
J Saksis vs Shirov, 1985 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Remarkable mating net noose
Navara vs J Helbich, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5.d3 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Q trap, pinned B
A Dounis vs A Gogolis, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Navigate pins carefully
Movsesian vs R Damaso, 1998
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Up the exchange
Bronstein vs Lutikov, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Maroczy Var (B02) 0-1 Penetrate weak squares
L Day vs G Antunac, 1981 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Mate in 1 Rebuked
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1-0 Misplaced K; pile on the pin
E Steiner vs Colle, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1/2-Perpetual
Vasiukov vs Korchnoi, 1953 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 1-0 Backed up
N Zdebskaja vs Karjakin, 2000 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 31 in Epic Battles of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt (B04) 1/2- Pins cause commotion
Karpov vs Vaganian, 1969 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense (B06)1-0 White wins w/out developing either N?!!
E J Diemer vs Cerff, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne (B07) 1-0 Opera House reminder after 22.
Tal vs Gufeld, 1968 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Tal Variation (B12)1-0 No ordinary game
V Okhotnik vs V Berezhnoi, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

The first rated chessplayer to lose to software. Reti's #.
Greenblatt vs B Landey, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Pin followed by N fork
N Gusev vs D Wiebe, 2011 
(B20) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

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

SWG, beautiful piling on the pin multiple times.
Marshall vs A Haida, 1925 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 R sac for a ramrod
Bob Brooks vs B Wall, 1973 
(B20) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 0-1 Pile on the pin to win
M Hemmings vs F J M Costa, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0Castled K wins again w/help from Q pin
W Watson vs T Karolyi Jr., 1986
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 f-file pin
M Petraki vs G Kouloumbis, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 Spearhead, Rob the Pin
K Bulski vs E Momeni, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B25) 1-0 Astonishing central battle!
Navara vs Sasikiran, 2009 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 P thrusts, basic tactics
Greenblatt vs Fischer, 1977 
(B27) Sicilian, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Over Creative
Bronstein vs Geller, 1955 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Slick White Rook play
Lahno vs M Etmans, 2004 
(B32) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Early R sac for attack opposite
B Jonsson vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 0-1 Pins win
DeFirmian vs F Vallejo Pons, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Pin Variation (B40) 1-0 Killer pawn
A Wagner-Michel vs Anke Fischer, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 For the taking
REBEL vs Crafty, 2000 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian / French. Westerinen Attack (B40) 1-0Bishop pair rules
T Fogarasi vs N Medvegy, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Pin, sacs, Q+s mop up
Karpov vs V Pozdniakov, 1970 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 57 moves, 1-0

Kan Wing Attack (B43) Black's pinned pawns are riddled
Igor Ivanov vs Karpov, 1979 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Beautiful back rank deflecti
Kavalek vs Khodos, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 3 en prise
Geller vs Kogan, 1946 
(B53) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Classical vs Fianchetto (B56) 0-1 h-file charge
Kudrin vs Rachels, 1989 
(B56) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57) 1-0Golden
V Ciocaltea vs L Masic, 1971 
(B57) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 12 in The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Tal vs K Klaman, 1957 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 34 moves, 1-0

Xeroxx: I want this game to be played at my funeral.
Tal vs Koblents, 1957 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Double R sac, Piling on the Pin
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Superb!
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 Who's pinning who?
Anand vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77) 1-0 Great game
Motylev vs B Savchenko, 2007 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 R bites
G Swathi vs N Pogonina, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Black threatened #
F Trabattoni vs B Toth, 1976 
(B89) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attk (B90) 1-0 Helluva battle on wings
Motylev vs A Tari, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Tactics
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Pile on the pin
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 She easily takes the pawns.
Fischer vs R Lontoc, 1967 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 If BxP, then Pin to Win
A Lastin vs K Maslak, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

Hector's EG Promotions Zugzwang - As good as Any
Hector vs J Carstensen, 2003 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96) 1-0 Scintillating
E Berg vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Pin to win
Deep Junior vs Deep Fritz, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 85 moves, 1-0

Google Boys Life magazine..."Bobby Fischer Takes Top Honor"
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Page 288 (White to move 30.?)
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B75) 1-0 Race of the Rooks
M Farre vs A Gudmundsson, 1958 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer (B62) 0-1 She waved a W flag to barter
V Sherbakov vs Taimanov, 1954 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt (B88) 0-1 Guns drawn all
J Jezek vs Boleslavsky, 1957 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Birth of the Goteborg (Argentine) (B98) 1-0
Keres vs Najdorf, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Useless Interposition Game
Waitzkin vs P Jaracz, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var - Pin (B87) 0-1 Off-hand
Fine vs Fischer, 1963 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 19 moves, 0-1

Link to "Memory and Chess" discusses Fischer's memory
Fischer vs W Beach, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Lacked full value
L Day vs Nickoloff, 1992 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Game 3 in Morphy: Move by Move by Zenón Franco
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 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 Najdorf. Opocensky. Modern Line (B92) 0-1
Unzicker vs Tal, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted Var BxBf1 (A58) 0-1 Pin
K Rawicz vs G Jones, 2011 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 24 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

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 K walk goes wrong
Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Shabby Kside defense
M Song vs A Rahman, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Rob the pin
O Vlasova vs Ruoshui Cao, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Scandi Def: Icelandic-Palme Gambit (B01) 0-1 She has no time to
P Zarnicki vs F Fiorito, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 0-1

17 Be5! f6 18 Ng5! Nf5 19 Nh6+! exploits -two- pins
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Consider ALL captures
K Kullberg vs S Takacs, 1927 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Batteries
N L Freeman vs D A Curtis, 1959 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

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