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17 Moves or Less in Fredthebear's Lavatory
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is a collection split to make more room in Fredthebear's library of games.

* Here's a link to Morphy Miniatures:
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* Here's a link to the games of chess author Bill Wall; many are miniatures: Bill Wall

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M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

KGA (000) 1-0 Morphy is short-handed 2 pieces but wins in 17!
Morphy vs T Knight, 1856 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy plays 1.b3 Dbl Fianchetto Bird Opening
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Tennison Gambit 2.e4?! (A06) 0-1 Candidate for worst game.
K Kanakari vs M Bartel, 2006 
(A06) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Nimzowitsch. Closed (B29) 0-1 Siberian Trap variation
P F Johner vs Tartakower, 1928 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 15 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Discovered check looms
D D van Geet vs W Litmanowicz, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 0-1Rapid development but no center P
Turochamp vs Kasparov, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01) 0-1 Boden's Mate
Gordon Morrison vs G Chandler, 1978 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

Congres international des echecs, 1869; Q trapped in the center
H Czarnowski vs E D'Andre, 1867 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

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

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Var(A07) 1-0 Black Q trapped
Movsesian vs S Gramlich, 2005 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 16 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Spearhead
G A Koelsche vs Woody Young, 1949 
(A09) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0Gone shopping
L Oepen vs S Maus, 1988 
(A25) English, 16 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Four Knights (A30) 1-0 B & R sac for Qh5+
Kramnik vs NN, 1999 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Grab 2 Ps, lose time w/Q, vulnerable f7
Kasparov vs Timman, 1987 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Kingside Fianchetto (A48) 1-0 Early 150 Attack
Carlos Torre vs H E Jennings, 1924 
(A48) King's Indian, 16 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni. Russian Variation (A44) 1-0 Sitting duck
J H Donner vs W Balcerowski, 1962 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Variation (A47) 0-1 Three on the h-file
W Henschell vs M Karff, 1946 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 16 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 White steamrolls up the board
H Enevoldsen vs R Beyen, 1958 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. P Return Var (A57) 1-0 Greco Mate in 2
Suba vs O Peters, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Hopton Attack (A80) 0-1 Swarming Ns, threat of pin
A Donchenko vs C van Oosterom, 2011
(A80) Dutch, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Danish Gambit 3...Qe7 4.cxd4 (C21) 1-0 She gets the run-around
Alekhine vs A Cheron, 1925 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Exchange. Schallopp Var (D12) 1-0Trouble on light sqs
Alekhine vs R L Bornholz, 1929 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Classical Var (C48)1-0 P fork trick works
Leonhardt vs Spielmann, 1906 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Just take it!
F Riemann vs Koeltsch / Pfeiffer / Roesner, 1873 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Very, VERY unique mate!!
S S Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Lilienthal makes goulash out of Boros's Vienna Gambit
S Boros vs Lilienthal, 1932 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Double Muzio Gambit (C37) Just when you think...
S Brady vs M Heidenfeld, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Exchange (C63) 0-1 En Passant+
Boris Becker vs Short, 2011 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0 Remove the guard, N fork
J W Collins vs J N Cotter, 1957
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game (C50)1-0 Philidor's Legacy is a Q sac, smothered #
Koltanowski vs M Hofferbert, 1947 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 16 moves, 1-0

16 move mate: King goes for a walk in the Frankenstein-Dracula
E E Book vs A Hiidenheimo, 1925 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Baltic Defense (D02) 0-1 Pesky kNight
E Steigum vs J Acers, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
Schaaf vs Hartlaub, 1907 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Good one, yes siree!
V Vorotnikov vs Igor Ivanov, 1977 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

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

QGD Austrian Defense. Gusev CG (D06) 1-0 Pinned to check square
Szabo vs O'Kelly, 1946 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 0-1 Q&N work well
NN vs Dubois, 1859 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Prague Var (D33) 0-1 That loose horse will kick
P N Wallis vs Wade, 1959 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 1-0 Q trap
A Agouridis vs N Tepelenis, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Q trap
S Sanchez Castillo vs E Ubiennykh, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 1-0Just moving a piece is bad
Maroczy vs Moreau, 1903 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional Variation (D35) 0-1 K walk deflection
Fedorowicz vs E S Rosen, 2009 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game (C25) 1-0 Bh6 sac blows the doors off
Buchty vs Schandalik, 1937 
(C27) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Improve a piece w/a threat
J Malia Ramirez vs C B Jacobsen, 2010 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French Winawer by namesake (C15) 0-1 Well-timed checks
Winawer vs De Vere, 1870 
(C15) French, Winawer, 16 moves, 0-1

Queen sac leads to double discovered check and beautiful mate
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld (Nxd4 loses)
C Kottnauer vs K Whyld, 1953 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1 Mate in 4
N Karaklajic vs G Pfeiffer, 1957 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 Open g-file w/Qh3
Meitner vs Schlechter, 1895 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Perfect Black Attack!
E Delmar vs Lipschutz, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Damiano Def. Chigorin Gambit (C40) If 3...Qe7 MUST RETREAT Nf3
J Westman vs E Havansi, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Falkbeer Var (C26) 0-1 Unstoppable mate threat
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1895 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 0-1

Black opens the e-file and the diagonal to his uncastled king
B Gruber vs M Radojcic, 1947 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

The f7 pawn is overworked, allowing the battery to penetrate
Tal vs Kiriukov, 1965 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

Anderssen was deadly from distance!
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Black grabs the pawn instead of castling
E J Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

2 Kts Traxler Counterattack Bishop sac (C57) 0-1 3 piece mate
L Larsson vs C Erlandsson, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

KG Miniature: 9.Bxh7+ and 12.Rf6 Alekhine's Block
B Wall vs Bob Brooks, 1973 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

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

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

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 Spearhead, Boden's #
M Fico vs D Guerrini, 1981 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 1-0 Sizzlin'
Niesche vs G Fahnenschmidt, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1 B sac to expose
Hoffmann vs Lambert, 1947 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var(C44) 0-1His pet defense
Kolisch vs Anderssen, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

French, Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Kingside attack
M Calzetta vs J Villena Perez, 2005
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen D(C21) 0-1Monte Carlo French
B Tan vs H Plasman, 2001 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1 Forked; weak back rank
Lasker vs E Friederich Schrader, 1902 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed(C05) 1-0Sac 3 minors for mate
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 Ne6 pow!
Y Neishtadt vs NN, 1950 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 Longer, more elegant Legall's Mate
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights (D15) 1-0 Castle, then N raid
Kasparov vs P Schuerer, 1988 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

Russian Game, Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 miniature
Petrosian vs Nersesov, 1944 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French / Owen Defense (C00) 1-0 Simultaneous pin & fork
Chigorin vs A Skipworth, 1883 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Gain time, Remove the Guard
V Castaldi vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Blindfolded
S Rosenthal vs Allies, 1887 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted(C32) 1-0 B pair, Q on7th
Alapin vs Marshall, 1905 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1 Q pawn grab gets trapped
Jobava vs Grischuk, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C51) 0-1 N+ royal fork coming next
E Sidran vs Ron Thompson, 1992 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attk (C51) 0-1 N&Q sac opens h-file Greco#
NN vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

KGD. Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 Pin allows N+ fork coming next!
Zsofia Polgar vs C Selles, 1991 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1-0 Copycat BUSTED!
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900 
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C44) 0-1 Capture pawns, trade down
Anderssen vs Eichborn, 1853 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox (C10) 1-0 Deluxe Philidor's Legacy
Smirin vs F Ribeiro, 1997 
(C10) French, 16 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Hanham (C41) 1-0 Fried Han-ham Attack!
Van der Wiel vs J van Baarle, 1983 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Moscow Var (C17) 1-0 Boden's Mate
Koltanowski vs M Saura, 1936 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 16 moves, 1-0

Game 91 in 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs G Irion, 1887 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 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

IM Jeremy Silman's "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 144-146
Csom vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Sic Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 1-0 Sharp Q sac eye pop
J Arizmendi Martinez vs I Yagupov, 2003 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 16 moves, 1-0

Albin CG / French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 0-1 K walk
D Black vs S Rukovci, 2001 
(C01) French, Exchange, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA Greco Gambit Calabrese Gambit (C38) 1-0 Look B4 U Leap!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 Attack on f-file for Support Mate
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Nobody plays chess like the late GREAT Mikhail Tal!
Tal vs NN, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Fishin' Pole Counter Attack
A Ghaderi vs V Thorell, 2012
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. 2Knights (B08) 0-1 Ruin the K's shield
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

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

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
F Mora vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Defense: Brooklyn Var (B02) 1-0 c2 attack backfires
Pillsbury vs E Chatard, 1900 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 White is BUTT UGLY
M A Kislov vs Gipslis, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Discovery #
A Deloup vs J M Dubois, 1989 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Classical (B18) 1-0Dubious but playable if corrected
B Perenyi vs S Buecker, 1984 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Greco Mate on h-file is coming!
I Berzina vs B I Franco Valencia, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Blitzkrieg!!
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Carlsbad (B20) 1-0 Dbl Discovered Check
A Gorbunova vs E Sapojnikov, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin(B50) 1-0Remove the Guard, Outnumber Be3
Kasparov vs L Evers, 1988 
(B50) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
M Stean vs Geller, 1975 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Slain quickly
J Cervenka vs Z Mladek, 1994 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Ns hammer 6th
Radjabov vs Anand, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 16 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E01) 1-0 Zwischenzug capture w/check
Smyslov vs Prins, 1952 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 16 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Pin, R sac, Spearhead
Marshall vs Vladimir Petrov, 1930 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def Normal (E40) 0-1 Aim 1 of yours at 2 of his
D Rivera vs Fischer, 1962 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 16 moves, 0-1

KID Averbakh. Benoni Advance (E75) 0-1 W castled the wrong way
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 16 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

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 Fishin' Pole
Carlsen vs N Ibraev, 2004 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 10 in Irving Chernev's book "Logical Chess: Move by Move".
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 4.Nf3 e5?! is hard to hold (B01)1-0 Exchanges, N fork+
H Suechting vs F Englund, 1906
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical (C53) 1-0 A terrible hangover
Z Andriasian vs M Litwiniec, 2010 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

White nabs overworked pawn, Black offers Q sac to expose pin
M Kloss vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Bxh7+ Greek Gift win
Foltys vs Mohyla, 1940 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def: Janowski Var. Grinberg Gambit (A53) 1/2- odd
V Sakalauskas vs V Georgiev, 1999 
(A53) Old Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 Black has 3 en prise
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 2007 
(A48) King's Indian, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A04) 0-1 Anastasia's mate
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Leonhardt Var (B88) 1-0 R sac
Fischer vs P Dely, 1967 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Kside attack
Reti vs Spielmann, 1913 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Steiner (C89) 0-1 Uncommon # pattern
W Frere vs Marshall, 1917 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Mini K walk
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zuk / Indian Game (A46) 0-1 Blackburne's Mate in one
Flohr vs R Pitschak, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG (C32) 1-0 Black castles into Anastasia's Mate??
Roth vs Rajna, 1975 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

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

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindfold; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

FR Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 1-0 White's N is immune
Negi vs A Hobber, 2014 
(C18) French, Winawer, 17 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Get the Queen in close!
R Chytilek vs R Wiesinger, 2001 
(A09) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

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

World Rapid Championship (2014) Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack
A Moiseenko vs Lu Shanglei, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 91: Comprehensive Chess Course V2
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk Fio (B31)1-0 N sac for N#
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Bouncing N like Pac-Man
Charousek vs G Makovetz, 1893 
(C22) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 P grabbing traps Q
Alekhine vs A B Ward, 1933 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Stunning K hunt
Blackburne vs NN, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 0-1 Dropped a kNight
Adorjan vs Csom, 1969 
(A13) English, 17 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Notes by JHB
Bird vs Blackburne, 1886  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening, Pseudo Evans G (44) 1-0 I didn't see that #
Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed Variation (C84) 0-1 Pick on back rank defenders
M Radojcic vs P Trifunovic, 1947 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 17 moves, 0-1

Dutch Staunton G. (A83) 1-0 Simple yet effective, intermezzo+
A Stefanova vs R Tozer, 1997 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 3 Piece Travelin' Band
J N Sugden vs Keene, 1962 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02)1-0
Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) The Black Q pays for snatching b-pawn
Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2010 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 BFTC
Euwe vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

K's English. Troger Defense (A21) 1-0 B zwischenzug capture w/+
R Satterlee vs J Kulbacki, 1992 
(A21) English, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical 4.0-0. Albin Gambit (C50) 1-0 Non-stop
I K Sukandar vs M Pleim, 2004 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1/2- B sac or Dbl Attk
O de la Riva Aguado vs R Pogorelov, 2001 
(C10) French, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Fried is right
M de Lourdes Ferraz Ramos vs S Cubas, 1995 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Pinned to # square
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0 Count the number of mistakes.
A Burns vs Robert Smith, 1872 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 92 in Take My Rooks by Minev and Seirawan
Blackburne vs Burn, 1868 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit Declined. Q's Knight Def (C30) 1-0Chained himself in
Blackburne vs E Bonachea, 1891 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Forgacs NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 Know this mate pattern
A Fuderer vs J H Donner, 1952 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 17 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Discovery, piece trap?
M Czerniak vs J H Donner, 1954 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

"Self-taught chess 4beginrs & intermediates"-Milton Finkelstein
Aronin vs V Mikenas, 1951 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 0-1 Q deflection sac
NN vs L Lowy, 1905 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Long Var (C55) 1-0 R deflection
Maroczy vs Vidmar, 1922 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0Slashing diagonal attack on Kside
Bronstein vs J Kostro, 1969 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Boden's Mate threat
Marmorosh vs Polani, 1928 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Where's the Hulk?
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Elephant G. Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1R sac sets Boden's #
Reshevsky vs E D Duncan, 1921 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 8.Re1+ Kf8
C W Brown vs Gibbs, 1918 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Fried Liver (C57) 0-1 Black takes over
H Brehmer vs F Menz, 1999 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Accepted 3...Qxd5 (C31) 1-0 Featuring both Qs
Tolush vs Alatortsev, 1948 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 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

Z12 Check forces self-pin; exchange removes the Q defender
Blackburne vs W Pollock, 1888  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var(C26) 1-0 3 possible checkmate patterns
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

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

White's e-pawn does everything a pawn can do.
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Black comes out worse no matter how he recaptures
Gligoric vs C W Pritchett, 1967 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 6...Bg7 Out of business
G den Broeder vs W Wegener, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

"the one book Bobby didn't go through"
A Hoffmann vs Fischer, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Bomb f7...the tail of the combination has a stinger: Qh5+
Chigorin vs Schlechter, 1899 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Better think twice before aligning queen with king
Andres vs F M Wren, 1933 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Dusseldorf 1908 brilliancy
Alekhine vs Koehnlein, 1908 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Bxh7+ Greek Gift leads to King Walk; 12...Kh6 is better!
C W Hrissikopoulos vs R S Underwood, 1938
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (B06) 1-0 Miniature: B protects N supports R#
T Goutali vs O Lima, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Compromised Defense (C52) 1-0 Deflect the defender
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 51 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 0-1 Pawn grabbing slows devel
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1882 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Bf3 Block
Albin vs Blackburne, 1897 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knts Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Q sac, Greco #
Edelman vs I Mazel, 1928 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Boden's #
Ajeeb vs C Devide, 1888 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1, 17 moves. Dbl R sacs, K walk
Helmer vs J Krejcik, 1917 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted, Gunsberg Def. 1-0 17 moves pile on pin
Janowski vs E Schallopp, 1896 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Creepy Crawly miniature more like a Polish
G Welling vs F Obers, 1992 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Slaughter
P Ricardi vs J Faustino, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1 "Black & Becker" pin
P Lukacs vs W Becker, 1998 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

King's English Variation (A23) 1-0 Next White N move traps Q
J Hanken vs J Yehl, 2004 
(A20) English, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Blistering Bishops & Q Battery
Lasker vs F Dickens, 1908 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Abbazia Def (C36) 0-1 Raking Bishops
R J Fontinha vs W Nash, 1988 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Variation / Evan's Gambit (C50) 1-0 Spearhead on f7
Kolisch vs Winawer, 1883 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Deflection
Short vs B Kimber, 1975 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

White briskly shears off Black
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def(C10) 1-0R decoy sac wins a P
Anand vs N Sulava, 2004 
(C10) French, 17 moves, 1-0

Piece activation at it's finest. Modern Chess is based on this
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Wham! Bam!
Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

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

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

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 No ordinary game
Vaganian vs G Botterill, 1975 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

French Winawer (C15) 0-1 Rook fork interference
Woody Young vs A C Ludwig, 1949
(C15) French, Winawer, 17 moves, 0-1

2Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac line (C57) 0-1 K walk
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 1-0 Gain time&space
F Palmiotto vs R Hirsch, 1988 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 0-1 W loses center
L Zhu vs T Reilly, 2016
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0 Black K uncastled
Alexander Petrov vs Szymanski, 1853 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Lolli Attack (C57) 1-0 17.Qf7#
A Davis vs C F Tears, 1944 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Greek Gift
Hort vs I Radulov, 1974 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) 0-1 Pin, Bf3 outpost, Q sac opens h-file
G Abramovic vs Botvinnik, 1924 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open Variation (C80) 1-0 Q sacs, P mate miniature
D Duhm vs A Duhm, 1900 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Q sac, N fork
A Harju vs M Liimatta, 1987 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

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

William Winter (1898-1955)
G A Thomas vs W Winter, 1927 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 0-1

A Black Evan's Gambit: Q+ sac, Dbl check, Reti's # before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

KIA vs C-K (A07) 1-0 Form battery to pile on the pin
U Eliseev vs A Sarana, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Sac a pawn, prevent castling, disable counterplay, resign in 17
Morphy vs T Hampton, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Notes by JHB; Q batteries
J G Colbourne vs Blackburne, 1892  
(C22) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Leonhardt Var (C40)1-0 2 big threats
Smyslov vs M Kamishov, 1945 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern Var (B04) 1-0 Q shocker; N fork awaits
Hort vs S Buecker, 1987 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Two Knights. Suttles Var Tal Gambit (B06) 1-0 Tal!
Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

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

KG: Double N Sacrifice & Q Sac -- as good as it gets!
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

English Opening Symmetrical (A36)1-0 R sac exposes dark-squares
B Jacobsen vs Van der Wiel, 1983 
(A36) English, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Schliemann Dyckhoff (C63) 1-0 Target the heavy pieces
Bogoljubov vs Reti, 1919 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Slav, Czech Classical System Main Line (D19) 1-0Chess blindness
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Qside Greek Gift
D Waterman vs R Samo, 1974 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

S-M G Declinded (B21) A nice selection of forks w/Bxf2+
Riumin vs A Poliak, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical Var (C53) 1-0 B-N-Q mating pattern vs. h6
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Rubinstein vs G G Bartoszkiewicz, 1897 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

French Classical Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift 2x same wk
Blackburne vs NN, 1894  
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Lisitsyn Gambit (A04) 1-0 King walk
M Geveke vs R Storm, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Nxc7+
Schoeler vs Zirlacher, 1966 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

London vs Dbl Fio Hedgehog (A48) 0-1 Minors target White Q
A Jadrijevic vs Z Kozul, 2011 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Schlechter drew a World Championship Match with Lasker in 1910.
Schlechter vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 White Ns kick it
B Wall vs R Illorde, 1988 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Discovered Check w/Capture Bites
Stollar vs A Serebrisky, 1945 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Lion. Sozin Var (C41)1-0 Q sac->royal family fork
B Savchenko vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0Q sac, Opera#
B Wall vs J Robin, 1983 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit. Zukertort Var (C41) 1-0 Factor that!
Factor vs F M Currier, 1923 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense/Dbl Fio vs 6 Pawns Attk (B00) 1-0 h-file Spearhead
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense / Dutch vs Zuke (A40) 0-1 Kside crusher
P Deshmukh vs B Thipsay, 2008 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Devestating Discovered+
Lasker vs J M Hanham, 1901 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Bogoljubow. Studier Attk (B01) 1-0 6th
E J Diemer vs Spohn, 1970 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16)1-0 Discovered+ awaits
J Vesely vs Opocensky, 1962 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Friendly Blitz - Bronstein only managed to defeat Spassky once
Bronstein vs Spassky, 1961 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Mieses 6.d5 Nb4 (B01) 1-0 He's no fool
Fischer vs Seidman, 1959 
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Discovered Dbl++
F Windekilde vs D B Jensen, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 17 moves, 1-0

eng 0-1 Snygg Matt. damoffer, sen tornschack m.mSPELA!
S Lorenz vs Andrey Orlov, 2001 
(A25) English, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin Var (B22) 1-0 Open center, no castling
D Solak vs Velimirovic, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 17 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening/Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 Rake the Qside
Yusupov vs T Storai, 2012
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Colle System 7.e4 vs Copycat (D05) 1-0 Rapid attk w/Greek gift
Swiderski vs J Moquette, 1899 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk vs Qb6 Qb3 Spielmann-Indian (A46) 1-0 back ranker
Kamsky vs Anand, 1994 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Szen Var (B44) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo 4d3 d6 5Ng5 Qf6 (C50) 0-1 f3 is futile
NN vs Philip Stamma, 1737  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Critical pin vs Nf6
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

G32The Modern Chess Instructor: Part I by W. Steinitz. 21st ed.
J Minchin vs W Wayte, 1866 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Apparently the second time 5...Qf6 defence played vs Scotch
A Schottlaender vs F Riemann, 1879 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 0-1

After being tricked, Uhlmann wriggled out w/a neat perpetual
Uhlmann vs O Kinnmark, 1963 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

G58: The Modern Chess Instructor: Part I by Wilhelm Steinitz
L Goldsmith vs F K Esling, 1880 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

A great game by Anand - and a miniature as well!!!
Anand vs Gelfand, 2012 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

The Theme of Obstruction (-patzer) (17?)
Smyslov vs Tolush, 1961 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Pawn chains are made to be broken
Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Breyer Gambit (C33) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1919 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Defense (B22) 1-0 R sac for discovered+
S Collins vs M Figueroa, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B34) 1-0 B's for N's, sitting R sacrifice
M W Dejmek vs C Dingle, 2000
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 20 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Variation (C03) 1-0 USSR blitz tournament
Tal vs Petrosian, 1975 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Not in the Art of Attack, but in CT-ART
Nezhmetdinov vs V Sergievsky, 1966 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Homage to Colle: The classic B sacrifice
Colle vs J J O'Hanlon, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Double Spanish (C49) 1-0 Cross pins are a bitchew
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Greco's Mate w/Q next
J T Barendregt vs Teschner, 1965 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Great German players
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 Such moxie!
Velimirovic vs B Maksimovic, 1996 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Salvio Gambit Cochrane Gambit (C37) 0-1 Springer
Jouy vs La Bourdonnais, 1838 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0Not so Presidential but Kingside-ish
T Bush vs A Carter, 1976 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Modern Def (C45) 1-0 Remove the Defender
Oral vs M Kantorik, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Lopez (C33) 0-1 Q sac slashes unknown Nietsche
Nietsche vs Factor, 1928 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch, Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 1/2- "Greco's #" perpetual
Rublevsky vs Onischuk, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 213 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch
Tarrasch vs S Taubenhaus, 1892 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 N on 6th bests N on 8th
Steinitz vs A Hodges, 1891 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 45 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch.
J Schwarz vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C21) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Salvio Gambit Cochrane Gambit (C37) 1-0 Octopus
Chigorin vs Winawer, 1881 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 DISCOVERY
Blackburne vs Waltham, 1876 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1873, page 363. Casual game.
Paulsen vs Steinitz, 1873 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game (C27) 1-0Creepy Black queen didn't develop her army
Steinitz vs Loyd, 1867 
(C27) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Muzio Gambit Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Open f-file
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

variant/Scotch Gambit 000 1-0 "The Austrian Morphy" shows why!!
Steinitz vs Holstein, 1862 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Blindful simul; royal half-pin
Paulsen vs NN, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

variants/Evans Gambit (000) 1-0 Plenty o' Pins
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Morphy Gambit (B21) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Morphy vs P Journoud, 1858 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 DEFLECTION
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

variants/Evan's Gambit (000) 1-0 Zwischenzug 16.e6 threat
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

variants/Scotch Game (000) 1-0 K walk
Morphy vs NN, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 0-1 tpstar notes
Anderssen vs Mayet, 1855 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 0-1 Poor development invites f2
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 Outnumber - Qe4 awaits
Euwe vs J G Baay, 1921 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley. 4Qg4 Qf6 Meitner-Mieses G. (C23)1-0 Smothered#
Alekhine vs Goluvsky, 1930 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 1-0 Bustin' Black Ps
Lasker vs Fehmers, 1933 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Traxler Counterattack N sac line (C57)0-1 Two deadly bishops
Apartsev vs I Zaitsev, 1963 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

KIA Qe2 vs Sic (A07) 0-1Smyslov's shortest loss in the database
Smyslov vs Hjartarson, 1995 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 16 moves, 0-1

QGD. Chigorin Def (D07) 0-1 knights, pins and f3
Reshevsky vs M Godena, 1988 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

QGD. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 Q+ lands en prise
Shirov vs Huebner, 1992 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Accelerated Panov Attk. Open Var (B10) 1-0 Taken
Tal vs G Garcia Gonzalez, 1986 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Squeezed
Bronstein vs Beliavsky, 1982 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Discovered + looms for Q trap
Bronstein vs I Zaitsev, 1969 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attk. Modern Def (B13) 1-0 Nxf7, battery
Alekhine vs Benitez / Vidal, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1 Recapture?
O Bernstein vs Alekhine, 1933 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 0-1

Game No.18 in Barden and Heidenfeld's 'Modern Chess Miniatures'
Posch vs Dorrer, 1958 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Modern Line (D11)1-0 Two piece counterattack by email
D de Leeuw vs A Moreno, 1998
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Tartakower Attk vs NY System (A45) 1-0 Gain time
G Laco vs M Centofante, 2011
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Q decoy sac for back rank mate by 12-year old Judit Polgar!
Judit Polgar vs P Chilingirova, 1988 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

C Garcia Palermo vs M Andres Mendez, 2001
(A36) English, 16 moves, 1-0

NN vs Lasker, 1919 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Von Scheve vs Teichmann, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Muzio Gambit Accepted From Def (C37) 1-0 Similar2Immortal
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Really??
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1908 
(C27) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 0-1 Lovely Lolli's #
B Magnusson vs P J Sowray, 1990 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2...Qc7 Quinteros Var (B27) 1-0 Rabid White Octopus
J Gonzalez Garcia vs Quinteros, 1971 
(B27) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

NID. Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 0-1 Incoming
P E Hostalet Ferrer vs Karpov, 1968 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 0-1

it can be instructive to see great players lose a miniature
Petrosian vs Kotov, 1952 
(B50) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Bxf7+ Unpin action
Alshouha Basil vs Grischuk, 2014 
(B50) Sicilian, 16 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 0-1 No Q trap
G Ligterink vs Miles, 1984 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Dbl N sac opens lines for Greco's #
P McEvan vs G Kito, 1967 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Modern Def Bxf7+ (B06) 1-0 The power of check w/3 en prise!!
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 Q takes poisoned b-pawn
Mackenzie vs E Alberoni, 1876 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0
M Grant vs R A Roth, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

8.O-O BxNc3 9.bxBc3 Nxe4 gains pawn, loses position
Keres vs G Karring, 1934 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 1-0 Unstoppable Rook
W T Pierce vs W Nash, 1885 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 0-1 Kside smasher
S Belavenets vs Simagin, 1937 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Torre System (A12) 0-1 h-pawn lever
A Ostl vs Hertneck, 1985 
(A12) English with b3, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Consider the alternatives
Van der Wiel vs A David, 1991
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 1-0Central P roller
F Adeyemi vs Z Ahmadov, 2008 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 1-0 Q sac for promo!
Dlugy vs Zsofia Polgar, 1987 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 Raking Bs, Pins
Reece vs Walton, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

G115 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Boleslavsky vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 0-1 Upset miniature
Azmaiparashvili vs R Sergejev, 2001 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 17 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Fianchetto (A34) 1-0 Qside Q trap
L Christiansen vs P Cleghorn, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Decoy, Remove Guard
Beliavsky vs Bacrot, 1999 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 B is trapped
V Zvjaginsev vs Chekhov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 0-1

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

King's English. Two Knights, Reversed Dragon (A22) 1-0 Pin
Euwe vs A Rueb, 1923
(A22) English, 17 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 Fascinating Finish
Sokolsky vs Strugatsch, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Gambit Bd3 vs Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Threaten royalty, the 7th
Lasker vs NN, 1901 
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Italian Gambit (B20) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+, Qh5+, etc.
Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1855
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B20) 1-0 Legall's Mate extended
T Behlau vs H Krueger, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

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