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N Checkmate (& Traps) More Collected Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear

These games show knights giving checkmate (or resignations...mate in 2, etc.), knight supporting checkmate by another unit, as well as some traps involving knights, especially queen traps or royal forks.

* General Index: The reader should disregard the numbers. FTB mixed up his own system.

- King's Gambit zingers w/various finishes 0.3
- Special, relocate
- Underpromotions to Knight 1.5
- Smothered Mates, Semi-Smothered Mates 2
- Philidor's Legacy (Queen sacrifice on back rank) 5 - Philidor's Legacy -- Resignation prior to checkmate 6 - Legall's Mate 8
- Rolling Knight Pair 9
- Unpins (possible Q or B sacrifice) in the Opening 10 - (Double) Discovered Check 12
- Arabian Mate 14
- Hook Mate 15
- Vukovic Mate 16 (knight prevents lateral K movement on back rank) - Royal forks 18
- Anastasia's Mate 21
- Greco's Mate 25
- Corner Mate 30
- Damiano's Mate 32
- Dovetail Mate 34
- Swallow's Tail Mate 36
- Siberian Traps 38
- Reti's Mate 40
- Bishop and Knight Mates 44
- Blackburne's Mate 50
- Windmill & Perpetual Checks 55
- Quick Traps Sicilian 70
- Quick Traps More 77
- Uncategorized Knight finishes by ECO Code

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns

The preceding link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name (although a few "unofficial names" appear to be contrived by the author Schiller; it does no harm for the practical player). The new reader may wish to consult this visual collection initially to the point of memorization, as chess is a game of pattern recognition. (It contains many common checkmate patterns that do not include knights.)

* Here's a link to Morphy Miniatures:

* Here's a link to a simple tactics course using miniatures:

* 23 pages of King's Gambit (over 2000 games) wins by Black!
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Alexey Troitzky Mate w/2 Knights
C McNab vs M Karttunen, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 80 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Bxf7+ sac, Unpin, Discovered Attack
Stollar vs A Serebrisky, 1945 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

$Blackburne's Trap is an Unpin (sitting Q sac) Legall's Mate
Blackburne vs NN, 1885  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle
V Manko vs Jankowitz, 1900 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 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

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30) 1-0 So bad it seems staged
T Moore vs NN, 1989 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 0-1 Uncommon++, Knight to the rescue!
NN vs W A T Schelfhout, 1910 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Octopus wins!
V Zelevinsky vs Ravinsky, 1961 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Declined (C30) 1-0 Pin study; Landau's Mate?!!
S Landau vs H J van den Heuvel, 1933 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy is coming!
Hebden vs Nunn, 1979 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Kick royalty around
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Discovered ++ dooms Black
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Hook # w/Q
L Day vs A C Chow, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 1-0 Pretty Qside #
Charousek vs Englander, 1892 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Q sac for back ranker
K Polishchuk vs G Lane, 2014 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Q sac followed by Discovered+
Aguileva vs Carlsson, 1949 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1 Pin and N+ fork
Iverhov vs Ilianako, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 8 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def (C35) 1-0 Trading blunders, Underpromotion #
W Strum vs J McManus, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 40 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Rolling Ns
Vashegyi vs I Pocze, 1974 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Def (C36) 1-0 P thrust into Arabian Mate!
A Mazzeo vs Bandoni, 1983 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. Lolli Gambit (C37) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate coming on h-file
S Shaw vs P Sokol, 1943 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA. Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 AULD LANG SYNE
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted (C37) 1-0 Legall's Mate in 10
H Reinle vs Seyfried, 1959 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

kabul edilen ţah gambiti C37 0-1 14
D Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1868 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

Quite a wild and passionate Thomas Crown Affair!
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

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

JZ won 4 games that same year against AA - all in 17 moves!!
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Traditional Variation (C38) 1-0 N & Dbl B sacs
F Lazard vs NN, 1903 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 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

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attk (C39) 1-0 Superb Mating Combo
Maroczy vs G V R Exner, 1894 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Ns tag team
Mackenzie vs C Stanley, 1868 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 13.?
H Delaire vs NN, 1901 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer's second gift to the chess history for posterity...!
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

Jon Benjamin (1958 - 2000), who was a strong amateur in the UK
Hebden vs J C Benjamin, 1987 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst): Revrsd Nimzowitsch (A00) 1-0Royal family fork
H Deuster vs Gomez, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) (A00)1-0 Right-handed version of Legall's Mate
D Moody vs S Bender, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Rolling Knights
C Krause vs Schutt, 1968 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Crazy gambit works?!?
Bucker vs NN, 1982 
(A06) Reti Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Golombek Def (A16) 1-0 Underpromotion #!!
A Sandrin vs P Le Cornu, 1949 
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Picturesque final position, with an underpromotion leading to #
P Ware vs J S Ryan, 1880 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1Deflect
Kurkletis vs Vasiukov, 1957 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 11 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit Complex: Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1Smothered Mate
S van de Venter vs A Kromhout, 2011 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Pure Greco's Mate!
R Hovhannisyan vs M Yudkevich, 2013 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Center P Duo vs ...a5?, b6, (A40) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+, tiny K walk
M Pitz vs S Stark, 2009 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 0-1 Block backward pawns
N Torlopov vs R Hovhannisyan, 2012 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 20 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: General (A41) 0-1 Arrangement for Philidor's Legacy
A Pomar Salamanca vs Petrosian, 1970 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 30 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 1-0 N Discovered++ and N mate
J A Leonard vs J Leonard, 1861 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 8 moves, 1-0

A52 0-1 20 Semi-Smothered mate (the Rook is pinned)
I Ivanisevic vs A Tovizi, 2003 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights 4.g3 (A28) 0-1 Pin, Smothered #
D Poldauf vs C Steudtmann, 1980 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 7 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def (A80) 1-0 h-pawn assault, Q sac, royal family fork, N
M Bosboom vs V Ouwendijk, 2006 
(A80) Dutch, 22 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def, Fajarowicz Var, (A51) 0-1 9 move smothered mate
H H Cole vs Hein, 1941 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 Less common than Greco's #
Swiderski vs D Bleijkmans, 1905 
(A84) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def.: Scandinavian. Exchange (B00) 1-0 1 N# 1 N def
R Runau vs Schmidt, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Magalashvili, 1966 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 0-1 Smothered Qmate
M Metzger vs C Brandon, 1989 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 6 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 0-1 Phil-Philidor's Legacy
Delarochette vs J Negro, 1983 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
V Da Vilhete vs R Arias Formoso, 2006 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
M Warren vs Jan Selman, 1930 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Schneider vs Schmidts, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

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

Sic S-M Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 1-0 Royal family fork+
B Wexler vs B Germalm, 1967 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 12 moves, 1-0

White's 23. RxNf6! initiaties a pretty Knight fork combination.
S Sale vs B Jankovic, 1999 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon (B23) 0-1 Smothered Mate
NN vs Dowd, 1984 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Embarrassing smothered mate
J McGrouther vs Robert McCann, 1893 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 Smothered #
R Giblon vs L Hendon, 2011 
(B33) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) ˇ 1-0 Smothered Mate
Margave vs NN, 1976 
(B40) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Var (B40) 1-0 ON ALL FOURS!!!!
Blackburne vs Jetson, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Four Knights (B45) 1-0Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
M Aulia vs K Lyons, 2012 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 34 moves, 1-0

24. Qxh7+ Removes the Guard of f7, then special Smothered Mate
I Yagupov vs R Khusnullin, 1999 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Underpromotion #!!
H Mueller vs K Junge, 1942 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted(B97) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 15 moves, smothered mate
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance Var (C02) 0-1 N# Semi-Smothered Mate
J Tkacova vs V Bracjunova, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Smothered Mate
K Grossner vs E Budrich, 1949 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 7 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0Smothered#
Alekhine vs Goluvsky, 1930 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 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

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 0-1 Double Trouble
Blitz 5 vs Belle, 1978  
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Famous Trap Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit(C50) 0-1 mini
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

A one of a kind knight sacrifice for an underpromotion mate!!!
A H Robbins vs Showalter, 1890 
(C59) Two Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy, Breyer Def Zaitsev H (C95) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
J Peters vs Lombardy, 1977 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 34 moves, 1-0

Smothered Mate D00 1-0 11
E J Diemer vs NN, 1950 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Catalan (D02) 1-0 Phat Philidor's Legacy!
Moulaye Brahim Hemam vs G Berardi, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Baltic Defense (D02) 0-1 Black has Nc2+ in the works
T Prokhorovich vs Shurawlew, 1969 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

London System vs Chigorin Bf5 Var (D02) 0-1 Semi-Smothered #
Smith vs F Wenman, 1938 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E01) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy set up
Gelfand vs Aronian, 2007 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Saemisch Deferred (E51) 0-1 Qf3 blockade
William Campi vs A Williams, 2011 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) Philidor's Legacy
B Koester vs R Gralla, 1971 
(C10) French, 24 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

French Def. Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 1-0 Arrange Nf7#
K W Lynn vs P W Stuart, 1978 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Maroczy-Wallis (C18) 1-0 Side Philidor's Legacy
Saemisch vs O Menzinger, 1953 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
B Yildiz vs L Batory, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy is coming!
Adams vs Kotronias, 1993 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
H Reefschlaeger vs C Astengo, 2008 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Impressive tour de force!
Alekhine vs Menzel, 1923 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Goglidze Attk (D70) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy str
Dake vs J Schmitt, 1949 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening 1.e4 e5 2.Ne2?! (C20) 0-1 Legall's Mate
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Knight pair on the 7th
Hort vs S Kagan, 1978
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Mate by moving both knights to one's 8th rank (note also pin)
J Sherwin vs Feuerstein, 1957 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 57 moves, 0-1

Russian Game 3.Bd3?! (C42) 0-1 White is cut to pieces
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 1-0 Double Discovered Check
L Mista vs J Fichtl, 1974 
(C16) French, Winawer, 25 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

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Arabian Mate looms
N Dzagnidze vs Kosteniuk, 2014
(A13) English, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Modern/Pirc Def (B06) 1-0 Exchange sac, Arabian Mate
B Lalic vs C McNab, 1999
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 0-1Arabian # facing defeat!
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97)1/2-Crazy R Arabian Stalemate
J Stocek vs G Pelle, 1994 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Nc3 Exchange (C01) 1-0 Missed the best defense
J Mieses vs Burn, 1905 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. (C41) 0-1 Pseudo-Arabian Mate w/an extra R
Wang Yu vs Zhao Xue, 2011 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Double Gambit Accepted (C56) 1-0 Arabian Mate
Edward Holt vs T Bingamon, 1947 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Kts Def. Perreux Var (C55) 0-1 Arabian # in middle
Marshall / Souweine vs Napier / Elwell, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware Var (C51) 1-0 Arabian mate coming next
E Kemeny vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. K's Bishop Var (C68) 1-0 Arabian # w/Q
M Santo-Roman vs G Fayolle, 2001
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Classical (E32) 1/2-Q sac for Arabian perpetual
Akobian vs The World, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Hook Mate
Fischer vs E McCaskey, 1964 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense Ne2 General (B07) 1-0 Unusual but interesting
E V Kovalevskaya vs S Masego, 2007
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C20) 1-0 White N travels to HOOK #
J Kristiansen vs Short, 2006 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0
Korchnoi vs N Padevsky, 1972
(A17) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 13 captures mini; Hook #
T Goutali vs O Lima, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

English Opening: King's English Var (A20) 1-0 Timeless game
Karpov vs Hjartarson, 1989 
(A20) English, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Var (B25) 1-0 Arabian # plus Bishop
Spassky vs Beickert, 1991 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 1-0 Hook # w/the Q
A Hodges vs A E Blackmar, 1892 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Q sac for Arabian #
Schlechter vs Kern, 1893 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Blindfold Arabian # w/Q
Blackburne vs Corlett, 1871  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

QID. Miles Variation (E12) 1-0 Cousin of the Arabian Mate
Miles vs F Trois, 1979 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 68 moves, 1-0

"The Game of the Century" won by a 13 year old phenom.
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

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

K's English. 2Knts' Smyslov Sys (A22) 1-0Armageddon; So Stunned
Aronian vs W So, 2019 
(A22) English, 47 moves, 1-0

QGD. Baltic Defense. Queen Attack (D02) 0-1 Vukovic's Mate
A Muir vs S R Burns-Mannion, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Vukovic's #
E Torre vs Ljubojevic, 1976 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 0-1 Back ranker
A Timofeev vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 58 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Who's pawn is best?
Kosteniuk vs C Werner, 2000
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

B Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26) 1-0 P storm
J Mieses vs Martinolich, 1907 
(C26) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Qg4 (C16) 0-1 W: From winning to losing
Kurajica vs A Planinc, 1972 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 B pins Q/Sac, Nc2+ fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Exchange (C41) 1-0Bb5 pins Qc6-> Nxc7+ Royal fork
de Firmian vs J K Pedersen, 2007 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 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

Spanish, Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0Q sac, Royal Family Fork
Tal vs Cherepkov, 1969 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Klein Var (C41) 1-0 Royal pin e-file
K Behting vs Nimzowitsch, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open. Maroczy Bind (B32) 0-1Shortcut Anastasia's#
T Nielsen vs J Donaldson, 1997 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 N on 6th supports mate
Larsen vs D Suboticanec, 1955 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate
Karjakin vs T Metsalu, 2001 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Rellstab Var (C41) 1-0 Soviet mini
Ullianov vs Zubikov, 1956 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Variation (C45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate in 2
R C Lemon vs M Plum, 1982 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Anastasia's #
Sutovsky vs Jonkman, 2001 
(C59) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Fritz Var (C57) 0-1Anastasia's Mate
K Patzl vs M Albano, 1976 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

London System vs Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1-0 Anastasia's #
J Nogueiras vs G M Todorovic, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate threat
Pelletier vs Gelfand, 2017 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 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

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 f4? Greco's Mate
NN vs V Kahn, 1941 
(C47) Four Knights, 13 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

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

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Alekhine vs A Stephan, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Closed center; White Q&Ns invade Kside
Lasker vs Bird, 1890 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Double Fianchetto (A41) 1-0 Greco's # is coming!
Saidy vs H Karner, 1973 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 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

Scotch, Horwitz Attack (C45) 0-1 Pins galore! Pseudo-Greco's #
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Resembles Greco's #
E Shrader vs Marshall, 1904 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6? La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Corner N#!
S Sokolov vs I Semenov, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess p.332, box 275 (White to move 31.?)
Fischer vs Benko, 1962 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 1-0 Damiano's #
B Espedal vs D Winslow, 1977 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Pseudo-Dovetail Mate
J Slaby vs Z Vybiral, 2003
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Keres Var (A23) 1-0 Deflection
K Tsarouhas vs Kotronias, 2005 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 18 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 Sideways Swallow's Tail Mate
Herrings vs Janssen, 1983 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

QGA: Showalter Var (D24) 0-1 Siberian Trap: NxN Removes Guard
Chernev vs M L Hanauer, 1938 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Attk (C43) 1-0 Complex Reti #
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA. Gunsberg Defense (D21) 1-0 Stack o' pawns & knights
L Steiner vs Stiassny, 1925 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Torre 7.f4 vs Modern Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Phenomenal
Kasparov vs Ljubojevic, 1987 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 All of a sudden...
J Bosch vs G Kacheishvili, 1993 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0 Sacs, Qf6 block
Charousek vs G V R Exner, 1897 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Bird-Larsen Attk (A04) 1-0 Q sac offer for B&N checkmate
Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1Focal point g7, B&N#
V Fernandez Coria vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C49) Four Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 0-1 Black knight is executioner
NN vs Lasker, 1919 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def (C41) 0-1 3 minors produce Blackburne's Mate!
Lombardy vs D H Campora, 1994 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Colle 8.c3 e5 9.e4 (D05) 1-0 Bxh6 Pseudo Blackburn Mate
Chernev vs E S Jackson, 1940 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Chess Variant / Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Whirling Nf2+ Windmill!
Strickland vs The Turk, 1820  
(000) Chess variants, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1/2-1/2 Q sacs, N perpetual
Euwe vs Tal, 1960 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Germans say "Zwickmuhle" (literally, "double mill" or dilemma).
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual threat on the Q
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Shirov, 2011
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 (B20) 1-0 Bishops hack the g-file
M Abbink vs Y H de Rover, 1997 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

10.Ng5# B21 1-0 10
S Titova vs D Koveshnikova, 2002 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central Exch (B22) Common trap
S Noorda vs J Sibe, 1965 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Defense (B22) 1-0 Double N sacs to K
D Howell vs T Ringoir, 2008
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1Tactics
A Galliano vs P Littlewood, 2010 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nd4xBb5 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 1-0 Deflect the Defender
E Zude vs T Lowitz, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Un-Closed (B25) 1-0 P grabbing Q to be Discovered+
Steinitz vs J H Walsh, 1870 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Katalimov Var (B27) 1-0 Black wins P, loses game!
Koronghi vs Szemegyi, 1985 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Don't bring your queen out too early!
Fetzer vs Schmidt, 1951 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Lasker-Pelikan (B33) Developing B w/a single threat=blunder
Jakowlew vs Chalmanski, 1984 
(B33) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Game 56: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
H Walkerling vs Hanssen, 1928 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin trap, else Bb5+
Rellstab vs Butzbach, 1968 
(B50) Sicilian, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chekhover (B53) 1-0 BAM! Game over!
H Seifert vs M Szmyd, 2009 
(B53) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Classical Var (B58) 0-1 Q sac mating attack
A Giusti vs Nutrizio, 1949 
(B58) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Sweeter than doughnuts
F Bohatirchuk vs N Kopaev, 1938 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Guess the finish
Huebner vs F Visier Segovia, 1974 
(B89) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attk (B90) 0-1 Conquests of the Knights
V Petkovski vs G A Timoshenko, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Uncommon Q trap
P Shields vs R Spiers, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Stacked Ns!
Gelinas vs Sanchez, 1975 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 She must prevent Nc7#
E Walther vs Zellner, 1973 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Bxf7+, Qh5+
Woorema vs Sacharjan, 1964 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

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

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

K's English. Two Knights' Keres Var (A23) 0-1Common Qside Unpin
Molero vs A Lootsma, 1980 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 6 moves, 0-1

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0 Two White forks
K Ozols vs P Reid, 1937 
(A25) English, 8 moves, 1-0

Mexican Def./Black Knights Tango (A50) 0-1 Played on a ship
Marshall vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Siberian Trap replica
L Arcila vs J U Guerrero, 1991 
(A84) Dutch, 12 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. 2 P Attk. Lasker Var (B02) 0-1 Becomes 2 N Attk
Z Radojevic vs Bagirov, 1973 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense: Polish Var (B00) 1-0 Overworked pawn
Seirawan vs Spassky, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 Nxf7!
N Tereshchenko vs Linjer, 1892 
(C25) Vienna, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Neat Q trap
Leonhardt vs NN, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit/Cntr Cntr 3...Qxd5 (C40) 0-1Qs thrust on e-file
Abrikossowoski vs Parkow, 1938 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Game 114: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Denker vs Chiera, 1936 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Austrian Def. (D06) 0-1 Support Mate
T Grassel vs Rust, 1974 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

QGA Mannheim Var (D23)1-0 Mutual Support: Ng5, Bxf7+, Ne6*
Sajtar vs Sliwa, 1947 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Nakamura sends a computer to Andromeda with 6N
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Underpromotion to N draws vs R
L Day vs Timman, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

R.M. Bruce's favorite game, against her husband R.M. Bruce
R M Bruce vs R Bruce, 1957 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 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

Sicilian Closed (A07) 0-1 Penetrating Ns generate a K walk
E Bone vs L Dubeck, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French/QGD Tartakower (A07) 1-0 Castle opposite
D Bocharov vs A Mokshanov, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Halibut Gambit 1.c4 b5 2.cxb5 g5 weird(A10)0-1
F Catheley vs M Hadzikaric, 1995 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Scandinavian Def. Schulz G (A10) 1-0 Q+ & fork Kt
H Lehmann vs Schulz, 1950 
(A10) English, 4 moves, 1-0

English, Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1Bishops? It was the Ns again!
Alberto Baca vs I Kanko, 1966 
(A10) English, 28 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knts Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 Exchange sac
Short vs Morozevich, 2007 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

K's English. 4Knts Fianchetto (A29) 0-1 Two mating squares
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 32 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit Complex: Declined (A40) 0-1 Bxf2+ ala Budapest G
Heltay vs G Janny, 1916 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 R sac, 2 N's coordinate
Korchnoi vs D Solak, 2002 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 19 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense (A43) 1-0 Double R sac
Alekhine vs Levenfish, 1912 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

Move 37 White to play
Reshevsky vs Larsen, 1971 
(A43) Old Benoni, 37 moves, 1-0

A45 1-0 36 A different kind of Hook mate
W Hook vs J C Meyer, 1979 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack Minority/IQP (A45) 1-0 K&N tough together
Dzindzichashvili vs Vaganian, 1988 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 The castled K wins again
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2014 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1 Vukovic Mate N-P-R
G Katz vs H Steiner, 1946
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 44 moves, 0-1

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

Damoffer öppnar för häst och löparschack/matt!
P Peev vs A Haik, 1979 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 36 moves, 0-1

Unforgettable? (yes) Brilliant? (Goodness, yes.) Unsound? (m...
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 hitting h7!
R Knaak vs A Maciejewski, 1976
(A56) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 72Svetozar Gligoric Collected Games, Edited by Colin Leach
Gligoric vs Petrosian, 1954 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

from GM David Norwood's book Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur
Lputian vs D Norwood, 1986 
(A66) Benoni, 27 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Classical. General (A70) 1-0 Wowzers finish
Krogius vs L Shamkovich, 1951 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Dutch Def. vs Hopton Attack 2.Bg5 h6 (A80) 1-0Excellent example
Nickoloff vs D Ross, 1993 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

Borg Gambit: Poisoned Pawn Var (B00) 1-0 W needs 3 pawn moves
J Roscher vs B Bettermann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Richter Var (B01) 1-0 N pair zeros in
de Firmian vs Azmaiparashvili, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 If 8.NxQd5?? Mate in 2
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Endre Steiner was Lajos Steiner's older brother
E Steiner vs Colle, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Discovered Double++
Karpov vs K Grigorian, 1971 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Two Knights (B06) 1-0Smashing finish to smothered#
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense vs Ne2, f3 (B06) 1-0All of White's pieces attack
Zuckerman vs Suttles, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 What a slugfest!
E Najer vs T L Petrosian, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

150A BxBg7 Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knts (B08) 1-0 Kside N
Hebden vs E Holland, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

150A BxBg7 Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knts (B08) 1-0 N trap/sac
Hebden vs P Littlewood, 1992 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 18 moves, 1-0

p. 265, Volume I of Mastering the Chess Openings by John Watson
Short vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Exchange Variation (B13) 1-0 Two stunning sacs
A Gerschenkron vs Fischer, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Smyslov Var (B17) 1-0 Hammer the 6th
B Perenyi vs L Eperjesi, 1974 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 "Knight-teen moves!"
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Unusual Minor Piece Mate from Krush
E Kuzmenko vs I Krush, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1Black mates in 2
Blatny vs Jansa, 1986 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Slick Queen harrassment
V R Borovikov vs R Vazquez Igarza, 2000
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Sweet polka dancing platypuses!
J Diaz vs D Freeman, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

P.H. Clarke: Mikhail Tal's best games 1951-60
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Tour de force by Nimzo on exploitation of weak squares
Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 41 moves, 0-1

Lutikov Gambit (B31) 1-0 Very nice kill indeed!
Lutikov vs F Silva, 1976 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Pin. Jaffe Var (B40) 1-0 Rob the pin backfires!
Flores vs Homan, 1986 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Var. Normal (B40) 0-1 Dbl R sac & more!
Dr Van B vs W Gudehus, 1910 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Exchange sac
Nezhmetdinov vs V Sergievsky, 1966 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern Var (B50) 1-0 Not sure what Black was thinking
Apra vs Furini, 1980 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack. Haag Gambit (B52) 1-0 Knights rule
E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B56)Logical development suddenly turns sour
Beissel vs Winborn, 1985 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

VK wins in 12; Spassky (age 11) could play on with 12...Kd8!
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1948 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Sosonko Var (B77) 1-0 Q sac, P&N #
Tal vs R Forbis, 1988 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 Unstoppable Passer loses
A Timofeev vs E Najer, 2005 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 67 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B86) 1-0 Dbl N sacs beat N pair
E Tate vs Yudasin, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Pawns & pins
Judit Polgar vs I Kientzler-Guerlain, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 39 in Tal: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Tal vs M Stean, 1974 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 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

Game 34 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
N Grigoriev vs B Verlinsky, 1929 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 20 moves, 0-1

French Winawer Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1R decoy sac, Discovered+
Velimirovic vs Szabo, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Bogoljubow (C17) 1-0 1Rook was enough
Saemisch vs NN, 1934
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 20 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Var (C18) 1-0 Q sac, 38.Ng5#
L Dominguez vs Yusupov, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Watch your backdoor!
A Vihmand vs H Haavamae, 2012 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0K walk, P mate
Marshall vs NN, 1907 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Dbl R sacrifice, Q sacrifice
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Knights Smite
Blackburne vs Cotton, 1880 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lewis Gambit (C23) 0-1 Deflection Sacrifice
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1841 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 N+s
P Leisebein vs H Tuchtenhagen, 1989 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C25) 0-1 Q sac, pseudo-Legal's mate
W A Oudheusden vs L de Vries, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: General (C27) 0-1 Q & N#
Suttles vs Lombardy, 1966
(C27) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C31) 1-0 Acceptance was fatal
Steinitz vs NN, 1870 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Damiano Def (C40) 1-0 Black's 1st move was the only good m
J Mieses vs NN, 1933 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Gunderam Defense: General (C40) 1-0 wowzeroo!
B Amin vs I H Labib, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Knights in a spot
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1851 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Starts off like the Opera House game
D Starbuck vs NN, 1881  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Game 132 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & Du Mont
Blackburne vs H Gifford, 1874  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

[Scotch G. Kside Var (C45) 1-0Black lets White Q in front door
T Qiu vs Wang Yiwei, 2001 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Schmidt 5.Bg5?! (C45) 0-1 White moves 2 minors too much
I P Ferreres vs A Nuevo Perez, 1992 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: 4...Qh4 Fraser (C45) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, Q&N battery
Mephisto vs NN, 1883 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

4Knights Halloween Gambit. Plasma Var (C46) 1-0 White N speaks
G Minchev vs Aleksandr Petrov, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 1-0 Underpromotion+
Janowski vs O Chajes, 1913 
(C49) Four Knights, 108 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Rooks cut-off
J Lopez Garcia vs E Etcheverry, 1962 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit Declined (C51) 1-0 Stripped clean as a whistle!
Marshall vs R Short, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Smashed to smithereens
Blackburne vs Smith, 1882  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Bishops & Knights in fights!!
E Kossak vs Dufresne, 1851 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0Unusual White Ns
C Bauer vs J M Iruzubieta Villaluenga, 2010 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo c3, d3, Be3 (C53) 1-0 N#
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1890
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Bird's Attk (C53) 0-1Bxh3 & R sac mates w/N pair
Albin vs Chigorin, 1898 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Greco (C54) 1-0 Shades of Frank Marshall
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit, Max Lange Atk (C55) 1-0 Deflection Sac
B Kazic vs B Vukovic, 1940 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: 2Ns Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 1-0 Lite diagon
Macieja vs S Khavsky, 1996
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Solitaire Chess by I. A. Horowitz, page 27, move 6.
Szabo vs W J Muhring, 1946 
(C56) Two Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

2 Knights Def. Traxler Counterattk Knight sac line (C57) 0-1 !!
J Cesena vs J Dyke, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

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

2 Knights Def. Traxler Counterattk Knight sac line (C57) 0-1 !!
E Reichmann vs H Ullrich, 1961 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

A Capablanca Brilliancy C66 1-0 22
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

Source: Teach Yourself Better Chess by William Hartston
D G Levens vs A R B Thomas, 1963 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1 Q&N partners
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2016 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 0-1

Scene in Stanley Kubrick's movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Short Circuit N+ & fork LDPO responds w/CHECKMATE!
Short vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

Game 28 in My Chess Career by Jose Raul Capablanca
Capablanca vs R T Black, 1916 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 63 moves, 1-0

An attacking genius - right up there with Keres, Tal & Alekhine
Nezhmetdinov vs Estrin, 1951 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish,Morphy Def Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0 N+
Gao Rui vs V C Shen, 2015 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,, 64 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack Nb4xBd3 (D00) 1-0 White Ns laugh last and best
Gunsberg vs L Van Vliet, 1900 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

G76 inThe Soviet Champships by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Bondarevsky vs Bronstein, 1963 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense (D05) 1-0 Par excellence!
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1889 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense - Neat finish (D10) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
W Hahn vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Hook Mate
P K Wells vs N Berry, 2002 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 1-0

Przepiórka loses his chances for gold after being mated in 14!
Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D18) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
P van Heumen vs J van Overdijk, 1942
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

D25 1-0 32 A famous Korchnoi combination
Korchnoi vs A Petersons, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def (D26) 1-0 27.?
Krasenkow vs Adianto, 1998 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Tactics in the center
Boleslavsky vs Dzindzichashvili, 1967 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Traditional (D30) 1-0
V Tomovic vs A Tsvetkov, 1945 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Smashing finish
Petrosian vs D Tomic, 1970 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

QGD: Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 A Knight on the Rim #
J H Donner vs M Aaron, 1962 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD. Three Knights Copycat (D37) 1-0 Notes by Janowski
Janowski vs Steel, 1893  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD: Vienna Var (D39) 1-0 Support Mate w/Arabian resemblance
A Veingold vs B Ivanovic, 1979 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 S mating combo!
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 1-0 R sac attack, pin, N on 6th!
P Nikolic vs M Gurevich, 1993 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 1-0 Arabian Mate w/Queen
M Green vs A Regen, 1945
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Accepted (D44) 1-0 N on the 6th gut punch
N Templier vs S Galicek, 2001 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Blastin' Away
L Ortega vs P Trotto, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Var (D48) 1-0 Pin to win
Tolush vs Veresov, 1944
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 77 in Max Euwe: The Biography by Alexander Munninghoff
Euwe vs Flohr, 1938 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 0-1 29...?
R Fontaine vs A Sokolov, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1 Ns at the gate!
Gelfand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

QID. Petrosian Variation (E12) 1-0 N sac, N#
Hort vs Van der Wiel, 1980
(E12) Queen's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

QID. Petrosian Variation (E12) 1-0The best way to drop a Knight
Vaganian vs V Tukmakov, 1980
(E12) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Ragozin Var (E51) 0-1 Morphy-like shot!
D Stavast vs K Lee, 2013 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 18 moves, 0-1

The perfect Knight in the corner
M Kravtsiv vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 110 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Panov Attk. ML (E54) 1-0 Arabian # set-up
Judit Polgar vs Spiridonow, 1988 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 31 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Exch at c4 (E54) 0-1 Vukovic # var
Bronstein vs Spassky, 1958 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 30 moves, 0-1

KID: Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Botvinnik vs Bondarevsky, 1945 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 1-0 Tumbling Knights
Kamsky vs V S Spasov, 1992 
(E97) King's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Gossip vs J E Crewe, 1887 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Cntrgambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0Dazzling Ns
I Cheparinov vs I Salgado Lopez, 2011 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0Arabian # in middle!
Wade vs A G Shoebridge, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian, Evans Gambit. Compromised Def ML (C52) 1-0 Arabian #
Winawer vs Chigorin, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD 5.e4 dxe4 (D02) 0-1 Marshall's minor piece mate
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def. McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Epaulette # by N
A Kovacevic vs S Plischki, 2003
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 39 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00)1-0 g-pawn thrust; Hook #
C Seel vs R Lagunow, 2015
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Knts Def. Polerio Def Bogoljubow (C58) 1-0 En prise
L Hoffer vs NN, 1913 
(C58) Two Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 0-1 Pin, Kside Assault!
Ken Eddy vs J Berry, 2001 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 21...?
Y R Yakovich vs Azmaiparashvili, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13)1-0
B Martin vs M Hopewell, 1985
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Smyslov Def (C93) 0-1 Octopus adds Q+
Y Kotkov vs Spassky, 1965 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
B Bok vs R Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 1-0 Beautiful
Blackburne vs Ford, 1877 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort Bg2 (D02) 1-0 Multiple mating threats
Blackburne vs D Forsyth, 1894  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 0-1 Brutal pins!
D Frank vs M M Homm, 1995 
(C46) Three Knights, 38 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 En passant triggers beautiful #
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

London System (A46) 1-0 Deflect from, Decoy to, etc.
F Braga vs Grun, 1988 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Hungarian vs Leningrad Dutch (A00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; X-ray
S Platzack vs J van Baarle, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Double R sacs
Nezhmetdinov vs Lusikal, 1951 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 19.?
A Sokolov vs A V Kharitonov, 1990 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

French, Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 Flurry!
V Kovalev vs R Edouard, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Q&N enter Kside
Kosteniuk vs A Muzychuk, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 0-1

18.Bxh6 is a thematic sacrifice
Lapshun vs G Meier, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Bc5 (B23) 0-1 Royal family fork#
A Hugaert vs B Gundavaa, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

Old Chess Adage: "Always check, it might be mate."
I Spero vs Showalter, 1922 
(C58) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Smothered Mate
C W Baker vs B Cafferty, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 5 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Royal family fork+
T Held vs P Meier, 1988 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Blitz; Stockfish notes
Kasparov vs Larsen, 1987 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance 6.a3 c4 Main Line (C02) 0-1 Q trap
Sveshnikov vs T Batchuluun, 2006 
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20)1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Koltanowski vs D Saxton, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Both Qs come out early!
Welch vs NN, 1940 
(B32) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

O Ulvestad vs G Kramer, 1948
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy w/a pair of knights
J Ban vs Csirjak, 1941 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Alapin Variation (D08) 0-1 Smothered #
W Wallace vs J Finnegan, 1943 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 7 moves, 0-1

B Rozsa vs D Kilgore, 1942 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

A Tikovsky vs Sajtar, 1943 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Game 3...Nbd7?! 4.Nc3 (C50) 1-0 Ng5, Bxf7+, etc.
Hirst vs Lockwood, 1944 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 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

Spanish Game: Fianchetto Def (C60) 1-0 Corner Mate w/a pin
Muehrenberg vs Lasker, 1927 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

QGD: Traditional, 4 Knts Gambit (D30) 0-1P grab, Remove the Def
A Schmied vs J Aagaard, 1995 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Flohr Var (D90) 1-0Windmill into pseudo-Vukovic#
M Germek vs M Filipcic, 1947 
(D90) Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Checkmate! by Koltanowski & Finkelstein (1978) on p.120
O Kaila vs P V Kivi, 1949 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 18 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 Fabulous mating combo
Capablanca vs S Campos, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy coming next
V Avari vs P Brown, 1999 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

"American Chess Bulletin", September 1905, p. 290
B Leussen vs Duras, 1905 
(C49) Four Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11) 0-1 Greco's Mate next
R Bates vs J Houska, 2019 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Nakhmanson Gambit (C56) 1-0 Smothered #
T Chan vs D Schneider, 2008 
(C56) Two Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Pilnik Var (C90) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
P Dubinin vs Botvinnik, 1939 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Interesting N manuevers
R A Court vs A Feneridis, 1960 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57)0-1 29...?
P Poutiainen vs Szabo, 1975 
(B57) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 Ng5 Legall's #?
S Sloan vs William F Cox, 1956 
(C46) Three Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Youth Greco's Mate
Ponomariov vs Grischuk, 1994 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0
J Aagaard vs Fuad Ahmed Mohamme Mufleh, 2006 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,, 28 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Variation (C40) 1-0 If KxN then NxP#
M Lange vs R Schurig, 1855 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 Arab/Epaul#
V Osnos vs D Komarov, 1986 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Rubinstein Var (E16) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Fine vs H Sussman, 1943 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 1-0

English vs. Lion/Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 0-1SHOT
Benko vs W Hartmann, 1984 
(A16) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game, Classical (C53) 0-1 A Reinfeld # puzzle
Horwitz vs Bledow, 1837 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 0-1 Kside #
E Asfora vs M M de Ley, 1956
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 28 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Arabian#
Bronstein vs V Baturinsky, 1945 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Berlin Def. Greco G. (C23) 1-0 Sideways Gueridon #
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Exchange (C12) 1-0 N+ is next
I Koenig vs W G McClain, 1954
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 19 moves, 1-0

$Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 Dbl R & Q sac!!
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 0-1 Q&N penetration
Ebrima Bah vs O de la Riva Aguado, 2014
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Vukovic # next
E Delmar vs J Elson, 1870 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 3 piece mate
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1869 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Modern. Gipslis Var (B01) 1-0 Pin, Kside bash
A Mauro vs S Jablon, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Nxf7 KxN leads to mate
K Vijay vs Eric Malmi, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Brilliant finish (Arabian #)
F Vallejo Pons vs Onischuk, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review, January 1949
Tarrasch vs C Kelz, 1890 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattk (C44) 1-0 different Qh8+
I Nikolayev vs R Ferguson, 2004 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

KIA Dbl Fio vs Rev Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 Unique Ns Mate!!
T Becker vs Ramesh, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Lutikov Var (C68) 1-0 Discovered+
Psakhis vs S Mitra, 1988
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1 Q&N work well together up close
NN vs H Wright, 1943 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 12 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1-0Hook # w/a pin
Carlos Torre vs H R Bigelow, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Whirlwind Ns
I Zaitsev vs V Storozhenko, 1970 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti vs d5, Bg4 (A06) 0-1 Exch sac allows Q&N entry
G Steiner vs N Sommerbauer, 1994 
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

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