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Black Bg4 or Bh3 Stuff
Compiled by fredthebear

This is a loose collection of random games. It is NOT dedicated to the QGD, Chigorin's defense but will naturally include similar games and themes.

K's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Loose pieces drop off to dbl attks
E Vladimirov vs Hydra, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 1-0 Pretty Q sac, diagonal X-ray #
Euwe vs Loman, 1923 
(A09) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Def (A40) 1-0A real circus follows an early Q sacrifice
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Rossolimo Var (A41) 1-0Blitz; Pin, Remove Defender
W So vs Kasparov, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 1-0

A Tony Award
I Sokolov vs Miles, 1989 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 20 moves, 0-1

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

B00 1-0 8
S Boros vs Biro, 1940 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern (B01) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate w/K hike
Imbaud vs Strumilo, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5, Bg4 8.f3 (B01) 1-0 Deflect the defender
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Common Qside trap
Pavlov vs D Dragos, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Gotch ya!
Keres vs E Guthi, 1964 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K 2Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Greedy
Alekhine vs F Gambino, 1945 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Capture-Recapture, then?
Shaked vs J Heger, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Taylor vs I F Angermann, 1986 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Unpin wins material
Ziganovic vs Laketic, 1980 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 7 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

Sicilian Def Closed (B23) 0-1 Whipped from the opening bell
Pachman vs Najdorf, 1955 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Develop All, clear the file!
B Tagirov vs Janosevic, 1953 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

4 Knights, Italian Var (C50) 1-0 It's good to copy Capa, right?
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1Fishing Pole into Legall's #
Fucini vs Olivari, 1895 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian, Evans Gambit. Pierce Defe (C52) 1-0 The ol' N bite
B Lilly vs P Pritt, 1984 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange Var. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 P fork backfires
Piotrowski vs J Sokolow, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

London System vs Qb6, Bg4 (D02) 0-1
G Lovas vs A Sacconi, 1935
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Chigorin Var (D02) 1-0 Black walks into disaster
D Kumaran vs Miles, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 White N fork or B pin next
Bogoljubov vs N I Grekov, 1914 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort Bg5 vs Bg4 (D02) 1-0 Back rank pins, R battery W
A Gogolis vs A B Gikas, 2005
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Insert the Bishop pin!
C S M Franco vs G Madikwe, 1982 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 4 of 5 P moves=doom
P Green vs T Varley, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening e5, d5 (A00) 1-0 Castle opposite & blast away
Larsen vs B Kolvig, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Michael Stean in "Simple Chess" thinks "Black dare not 13...a5"
Botvinnik vs G Szilagyi, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

1927 book of the New York City international tournament
Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar, 1927 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Slav Formation (A00) 1-0 Black backs down
Stein vs E E Book, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical or Reti vs Rvrsd Tromp (A01) 1-0
Bagirov vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Classical vs Bg4 (A01) 1-0 Black Aggression!
Raul Schmidt vs I Saric, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

Garry flipping the Bird at age 12 using a reversed Curry
Romanishin vs Kasparov, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Bird/Stonewall Attk vs Anti-Bird Bg4 Unpin (A02) 1-0 2 hogs 7th
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird Var (A02) 1-0 Both 0-0-0; Kside P storm
K Neil vs W Mather, 1994 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird Var (A02) 1-0 Both 0-0-0; Kside P storm
K Neil vs D Finnie, 1994
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird Var (A02) 1-0 Both 0-0-0; BsxNs
Nimzowitsch vs Kmoch, 1927 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Anti-Bird/Exchange Dbl Stonewall (A02) 1-0 Arabian # next
Albin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird BxNf3 both 0-0 (A02) 0-1 Connected Ps
Obukhov vs Sundararajan, 2005 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit 7...h5, 31...g5 (A02) 0-1Central play
Albin vs Marshall, 1903 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

Photo-copy (w/colors reversed) of Ed. Lasker - Sir G.A. Thomas
NN vs R Crepeaux, 1923 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation vs 2...Bg4 (A03) 1-0 Bayonet Attk
H Danielsen vs T Luther, 1999 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A04) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Sac
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 21 in Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Classical vs Black Mustang Defense (A04) 0-1 Tough to assess
M Duppel vs R Schlindwein, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 65 moves, 0-1

Jul-05-16 KID Slayer - Never forget ! ! The law is for ALL ! !
Nimzowitsch vs H Johner, 1931 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

d3 Old Indian Attack vs Chigorin Def (A06) 1/2-1/2 Black cramp
Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Raymond Keene's Long Combo that Blazes! Plus, his notes.
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Garry sinks Deep Blue: Exchange sac creates connected passers
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort Dbl Fio vs Yugoslav Def Bg4 (A06)1-0 Q&Bcriss-cross #
Movsziszian vs T Luther, 1995
(A06) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Var (A07) 0-1Discovery Mate in 2
A Dunnington vs I Hera, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

KIA Yugoslav Var Dbl Fio (A07) 1-0 Pawn nibbling to EG advanta
David Robinson vs M Ginzburg, 2005
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attk: 2...Bg4 Keres Var (A07) 0-1 Careful Kside def
F Olafsson vs Keres, 1963 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 86 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Attack: Yugoslav (A07) 1-0 Dbl Fio vs Reversed Torre
Ponomariov vs G Gajewski, 2010
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Petrosian plays simple chess to win KIA at Stockholm Interzonal
Petrosian vs Teschner, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti 5.c4 Yugoslav (A07) 0-1R endings take time to mast
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knt (A09) 0-1 Notes by FJM
J L McCudden vs Marshall, 1934  
(A13) English, 41 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake (A10) 0-1 B sac! Long combination
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Slav Var (A11) 1-0 Pin to win for White!
J Hoffmann vs M Frenz, 1989
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 11 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Bogoljubow Var II (A12) 0-1Deflection
B Franciskovic vs R Svaljek, 2001 
(A12) English with b3, 32 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

$Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Capablanca Variation (A12) 1-0
Ulf Andersson vs Hort, 1971 
(A12) English with b3, 37 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID 1-0 Exchange sac removes key def
Reti vs A Pokorny, 1923 
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Simple Chess by Michael Stean p. 10
Petrosian vs Portisch, 1974 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Old Indian(A15) 0-1 RK notes
Keene vs Stein, 1968  
(A15) English, 33 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 36.?
Jobava vs Wang Hao, 2006 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Pin w/h-file Greco #
Reshevsky vs B Ivanovic, 1976 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Wade Defense (A41) 1-0 Q sac helps create passer w/initiative
V Kovacevic vs S Martinovic, 1981 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Wade Defense: General (A41) 1/2-1/2 Imprisoned Q saves draw
H Ree vs Hort, 1986 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 167 in The Guinness Book of Chess GMs by William Hartston
A Pomar Salamanca vs Petrosian, 1970 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 30 moves, 0-1

Indian Game (A45) 0-1 Yet another early f3 loss.
K Helling vs L Engels, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attk: 3.h4 Raptor Var(A45) 1-0 Sizzler
J M Hodgson vs Hebden, 1992 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 She can't leave c7
I Rogers vs G Milos, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Two ways to mate!!
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Czech Var (A53) 1-0 Stunning finish!!
Petrosian vs Simagin, 1956 
(A53) Old Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def. Ukrainian (A54) 0-1 Q sac removes key defender
A Kalantar vs Petrosian, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def Williams Var/Mikenas (B00) 1-0 Overloaded Q
Karpov vs Lutikov, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def ...d6, Bg4 Williams Var (B00) 0-1 R clears 2nd
J Withers vs E Williams, 1845 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Qa5, Bg4, Nc6 Main Lines. Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 1st BP
Duras vs Spielmann, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3.Nf3Bg4 4.Be2Nc6 5.d4O-O-O 6.c4Qf5 7.Be3Bxf3 (B01)
K Spraggett vs J Shaw, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 0-1 Cornered
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1892
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 0-1 Almost Cornered
Schiffers vs Tarrasch, 1894 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

Rat Def, castle by hand (B06) 1/2-1/2symmetrical minor piece EG
Alapin vs Winawer, 1901
(B06) Robatsch, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

In Chess Life February 1964 BF annotates this "Rat Defense"game
Fischer vs W Beach, 1963 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Czech Def (B06) 1-0 Nxf7 starts a rumble about the countryside
Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Sacs and clarinets, almost a jazz band. Greco Mate pattern.
J Banas vs A Ornstein, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def (A00) 0-1 Remove the guard
B Socko vs Nakamura, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense: Pribyl (B07) 0-1 Rook X-Ray defense gets Q back
Suetin vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 0-1

This game was pretty famous among Pirc fans at one time.
Karpov vs Azmaiparashvili, 1983 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 Q trap
Angantysson vs K Kaiszauri, 1982 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer Variation vs Dbl Fio (B10) 1-0 Passer
V Fedoseev vs Eljanov, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer (Dbl Fio) Stein Attk (B10) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
Stein vs R Hartoch, 1969 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Priceless kibitz
D Hansson vs R Akesson, 1998 
(B50) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 1-0 R+ alleviates N fork
Vasiukov vs M I Nepomnishay, 1994
(B50) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 1-0 Simplification w/extra P
Vasiukov vs S Soylu, 1997 
(B50) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Bg4 pin, Nc6 (C01) 0-1 Both castle long
G Pogosian vs O V Nikolenko, 2010 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1More exchanges, gain space, penetrate
Y Ramsingh vs Short, 1983 
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

French Nc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Overloaded Q allows BxNf3 gxBf3
S Arfin vs A Hambleton, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 15 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit 4...d5 (C21) 1-0 Marshall's minors flush the K
Marshall vs S Mlotkowski, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Take the N instead!
D Ham vs A Howard, 1979 
(C25) Vienna, 8 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in A First Book of Morphy by Frisco Del Rosario
W Budzinski vs Morphy, 1859 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 Alekhine's Double Rook Sacrifice
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0Pry open h-file, sac, Q+, rob pin, #
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 It starts out like the Opera House game
Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. (C41) 1-0 Unpin, Q sac, Legall's Mate
Hartlaub vs Worch, 1890 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 0-1Exchange leads to sac, then fork
Tylor vs Sultan Khan, 1933 
(C46) Three Knights, 60 moves, 0-1

Very unusual but wonderful "Pawns can't take the Queen"
W Donisthorpe vs Mundell, 1892 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Sarratt Attack QxQb6 vs Bg4 (D00) 1/2-1/2 Doubled b-pawns
Miles vs L Dominguez, 2001 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sarratt Attack QxQb6 vs Bg4 (D00) 1/2-1/2 Odd Black fortress
Miles vs A Abreu Delgado, 2001 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Teichmann Var (D00) 0-1 R ending
R Tribuiani vs Suba, 2010
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

5.f3 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1/2-1/2 Strange straightens out
H W Trenchard vs Halprin, 1898 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Sarratt Attack 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (D00) 0-1 resigns R, N vs Q, B
H Ramstad vs T Spanton, 2016
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Veresov Attack. Two Knights System (D01) 0-1 R sac destroys def
T Fodor Jr vs Carlsen, 2002 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Chigorin Defense Dbl Pins (D02) 1-0 White passer
L Pantsulaia vs S Kristjansson, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

"The trapper trapped, the hawk under the eagle's claw"!
Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1912 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 0-1 Contemporary
E Torre vs Sofyan Jafar, 2011
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Chigorin vs Kside Fio (D02) 1-0 OCB MG
S Conquest vs G Jones, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Chigorin (D02) 1-0 King assist
Bronstein vs L Aronson, 1957
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: 2...c5 Krause Var (D02) 0-1 Hanging pawns
W John vs A Speijer, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Anti-Torre/Reversed Trompowsky (D02) 0-1 Attrition
Owen vs Blackburne, 1888
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 Don't drop the "O"
S Bernstein vs NN, 1903 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Symmetrical (D02) 0-1 Basic R tactics add up
Gelfand vs A Giri, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 70 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 Pinned to the mating square
Halprin vs Maroczy, 1898 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle Zukertort 5.c4, 8.b3 (D04) 1-0 A herd of horses in center
E Schiller vs M Al Sayed, 2003 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 64 moves, 1-0

Colle c4, b3 / QGD (D04) 1-0 Deflection Q sac unblocks passer
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle System vs Reveresed Torre w/e5 (D04) 1-0 Gueridon Mate
S Knight vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

d4, Be2 vs d5, Bg4 Colle System (D04) 1-0
Burille vs Gossip, 1889  
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD Chigorin Def (D07) 1/2-1/2 Central counter threat
N Phan-Koshnitsky vs A Benderac, 2006
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD. Chigorin Def. ML (D07) 1/2-1/2 Classic Mad Rook perpetual
A E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Albin Countergambit. Normal (D08) 1-0 Heavy pieces dance
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) · 1-0
Le Quang Liem vs Kamsky, 2011 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Pawn Structure Chess by Andrew Soltis, p. 37
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1918 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights (D15) 0-1 Notes by Drazen Marovic
Janowski vs Capablanca, 1916  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

KIA: Keres Var (A07) 1-0 Center pawns matter
N Paikidze vs I Krush, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Keres Variation (A07) 1-0
Morozevich vs Kasimdzhanov, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Keres Var (A07) 1/2-1/2 Near miss
Keene vs Keres, 1973 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bg4 vs KIA h3, g4 (A07) 1-0 Rob the pin both ways on the 6th
Kramnik vs S Sjugirov, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Bg4 vs KIA (A07) 1-0 Black gave away Qside pawns, allowed promo
Movsesian vs S Das, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

G90: Ludwig Steinkohl: 99 Schönheitspreise aus 150 Schachjahren
E Lobron vs Dzindzichashvili, 1979 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Reversed Leningrad Dutch (A00)1-0 Ne6offers superb Q sac for P#
Antoshin vs F Rabar, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Hungarian/Dble Fio (A00) 1-0 Five queens after 56.b8Q
J Hickl vs I Sokolov, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 58 moves, 1-0

KIA Dbl Fio vs Bg4 (A00) 1/2-1/2 Empty Qside
Larsen vs Beliavsky, 1984
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA e4xd5 (A00) 1-0 Exchange sac frees development
D Fritzinger vs L Binet Tapaszto, 1972
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 64 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Pirc Invitation (A04) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO B
A Schmitt vs Pribyl, 1990 
(A04) Reti Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Black Mustang Def (A04) 0-1Pins save en prise unit
E Moskow vs S Bernstein, 1976 
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Variation (B00) · 1-0
Savon vs O Castro, 1977 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc/Modern Def (B06) N robs the pin by the Q for mate
V Srebrnic vs F Pellis, 2000
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Reversed Leningrad Dutch (B00) 0-1 Unusual and Eventful
D Moskovic vs S Collins, 2008 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 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

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Common unpin trap
E Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya vs NN, 1988 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Cnt Cntr 3.Nf3 Bg4, ...QxQe2 (B01) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Nakamura vs Tiviakov, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 79 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
J Becerra Rivero vs J Sarkar, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 37 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Mieses Var 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 1-0Nd5 discovery, Nxc7+
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Q trap fighting for c7 square
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

5...Qa5/Nc6 (B01)0-1 W unpin capture sequence backfires
Zabrzeski vs Angelov, 1967 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 0-1

Scandi 3.d4 Bg4 Portuguese 4.Nf3, 5.Be2 (B01) 1-0 0-0 vs 0-0-0
S Gonzalez De La Torre vs V Andres Julia, 2006
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Navigate pins carefully
Movsesian vs R M D P de Almeida, 1998
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Hungery pawn
Stefansson vs J Herms Agullo, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Two Knights (B06) 0-1 Two en prise
F Rodriguez vs Spassky, 1991
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 0-1

150A vs Modern Def (B06) 1-0 N exposes overworked pawn
Sveshnikov vs Gulko, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 0-1 Notes by Keene
Nunn vs Keene, 1971  
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann vs Two Knights Attk (B10) 1-0 White K charge!
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Exchange (B13) 0-1 Backward P is a good target
J Wanjiru Wambugu vs R Pasku, 2004
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 1-0 Pin, Discovered+
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 92 moves, 1-0

KIA vs C-K Bg4 reversed Torre (A07) 1-0 GMs don't capture when
Korchnoi vs Flear, 1986 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav 5...BxNf3 (A07) 1-0 Beastly Bs
B Pavlenko vs I Solonar, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed vs Botvinnik System Rev (B25) 0-1 Remove the Guard!
H Tanner vs Shabalov, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 10 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian c5, d5, e5 (A08) 1-0 W counter offers
Stein vs L Zinn, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Caro-Kann, Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 Overworked Q
Fischer vs I Ibrahimoglu, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 43 in Stein: Move by Move by Thomas Engqvist
Stein vs Hort, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

KIA g3, d3, b3 vs 4...Bg4 Yugoslav (A07) 1-0 Promo race
Timman vs H Ree, 1969
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 60 moves, 1-0

Reti g3, c4, b3, d3 vs 4...Bg4 Yugoslav (A07) 1-0Juniors to GMs
A Adly vs G Meier, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 moves, 1-0

KIA. Yugoslav Var (A07) 1-0 3 of 4 knights on the rim?!
Kramnik vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Bg4 (A07)1-0 Remove the defender
M S Tseitlin vs A M Mikhalevski, 1996 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Bg4 (A07) 0-1 two knights for a rook
Navara vs Shirov, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Variation (A07) · 1/2-1/2
Yermolinsky vs I Krush, 2007
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA vs c6, d5, e5, Bg4 (A07) 0-1
K Kapanen vs Taimanov, 2000
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 moves, 0-1

KIA vs c6, d5, e5, Bg4 (A07) 0-1
Vaganian vs Kramnik, 1995
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack vs Bg4 (A07) 1-0 Pin this way and that
V Zaitsev vs V Shinkevich, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

KIA vs C-K Bg4 (A04) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
D King vs Keene, 1982  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Variation (A07) 1-0 Promotion
Karpov vs Anand, 1998 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Three Knights. Hungarian Attack (D92) 1-0
C Van Tilbury vs W Kagambi, 1990
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 37 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening Dbl KP e4 e5 (A00) 1-0 Black loses time w/Ns
A Becker vs J Bachmann, 2003
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio KIA (A00) 0-1 Q sac while N munches. Passer emerges.
Azmaiparashvili vs Vaganian, 1983
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Zukertort d4, Bg2 vs d5, Bg4 (A06) 1-0
Wojtkiewicz vs Waitzkin, 1997
(A06) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio KIA (A06) 0-1 Rooks for minors; no mate on h-file
Ribli vs Tal, 1985 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Nc6, d6, e5, Bg4 (A07) 0-1 24...?
A Caoili vs C Rodriguez Monteiro, 1996 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Jansa vs Keene, 1983
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Pinter vs S Saeed, 1985
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Pinter, 1985
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 0-1 Lawnmower #
Bronstein vs Tal, 1972 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, Bg4, Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Rxf2 sac arranges pin
C Davidson vs G Berner, 1972
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game 4.Qg4 Kf8 (C27) 0-1 Bg4 traps Qf3
T Kulhanek vs G Jablecnik, 1996 
(C27) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 0-1

H M Elwert vs J Gather, 1999
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

L Gutman vs Bagirov, 1989 
(A06) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Anand, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Fressinet, 2013 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Double K Pawn e4-e5 (A07) 1-0 N robs the pin of g-file
L Buggiani vs J Brunelle, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Q trade declined
J S Morrison vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Fritz, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Z Sturua vs Vasiukov, 1983
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 56 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 B pair vs N pair into promo race
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C01) French, Exchange, 115 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Yugoslav (A07) 1-0 Add to the King's EAD
Vaganian vs Kaidanov, 1994
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

G Meier vs R Hovhannisyan, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

H Gabuzyan vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

T L Petrosian vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 61 moves, 0-1

K Grigoryan vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 65 moves, 1-0

K Grigoryan vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

K Grigoryan vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

A Goganov vs R Hovhannisyan, 2016
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs M Coll, 1920 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 160 in Informator 35
Miles vs Seirawan, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Cntr Cntr M.L. 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Bd3 e6 (B01) 1-0 Blindfold
Blackburne vs Lush, 1885 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

Konstantinopolsky vs Goglidze, 1936 
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti (A05) 1-0 U14 rapid; extra Pawn w/Bishop pair
Aronian vs Z Minjun, 1995
(A05) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Bg2, Bb2, b3, c3, d3 Old Indian Attk vs Semi-Tarrasch (A06) 1-0
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1851 
(A06) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio KIA (A04) Kside exchanges
F Bohatirchuk vs A Kubbel, 1931
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0 Spearhead hits f7+, BxNf8
C Bloodgood vs W Waymire, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

World Championship Match (1954), KIA vs Sicilian (A07) 1-0
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 Raiding party Q sac
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1961 
(E61) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(A73) Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack/Bird-like Bb2, f4, Ne5 (A06) 1-0
J Rejdal vs M Dietze, 1931 
(A06) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Anti-Torre 2...Bg4 (D02) 1-0 Vukovic Mate
Lasker vs Schiffers, 1896 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

"The Chigorin Defense" by Valery Bronznik
Pillsbury vs Chigorin, 1896 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 0-1 Notes by JHB
F J Lee vs Blackburne, 1890  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 4 Exchange Sacs
S Volkov vs A Stukopin, 2012 
(A43) Old Benoni, 39 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian (A04) 1-0 Voluntary Removal
V Poley vs Carlsen, 2002 
(A04) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French dxe4 (C00) 0-1 Black's P break busts through
Csom vs R Fuchs, 1968
(C00) French Defense, 32 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

Spassky vs H Karner, 1973
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs B Rytov, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Drasko vs H Karner, 1985
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

Tkachiev vs B Grachev, 2013
(A06) Reti Opening, 69 moves, 1-0

Gipslis vs Botvinnik, 1965 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Colle System c4 (D04) 0-1 Locked P chains w/bad bishops
de Riviere vs Chigorin, 1883 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 716 in Chess Informant Best Games 701-800
Leko vs Beliavsky, 1998 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Lasker Var Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Bxh3 0-0 vs 0-0-0
Rossolimo vs Livingstone, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 20.?
A Drvota vs Z Szymczak, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Brooklyn Var (B02) 1-0 Reasonable play follows
R Tischbierek vs G Welling, 1990
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Dbl Fio (A01) 1-0 Finish it
A Planinc vs R Hartoch, 1973
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Def 4.c6 (C36) 0-1 Kside crusher
K Muchnik vs N Bakulin, 1967 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 R+ Deflection sac allows promo
R Raubitschek vs Lee Milling Hopper, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 1-0

Wade Defense: General (A41) 1-0Central N & R on 7th get results
Ju Wenjun vs Zhang Jilin, 2010 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 42 moves, 1-0

Miniature found in "The Massive Book of Chess" shows 9...Bh3!
P A Rasmussen vs E Brondum, 1995 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 9 moves, 0-1

Game 120 in Pawn Structure Chess by Andrew Soltis
Bondarevsky vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

White Dbl Fio vs Black...d5, Bg4 (A06) 1-0 Bishop pair pins
W Schmidt vs N Spiridonov, 1976
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Mikenas Var (B00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 28...?
Neo Zhu vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs E Torre, 1987 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs E Torre, 1987 
(A09) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin / Caro-Kann Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q trap
Capablanca vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 36 moves, 1-0

King's English. General (A20) 0-1 Schlechter frees Passed Pawn!
Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1910 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 0-1

Center Counter Defense 3..Bg4, exchanges on f3 (B01) 0-1
A Guzenko vs A Ulanov, 2009
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 0-1

A pretty mate with two discovered checks by Blacks' king.
I D Dorfman vs Tseshkovsky, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening Be2, Bb2 vs Bg4 (A02) 1-0 Promotion won't matter
Larsen vs G Fuster, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

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