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Keres' Whirligigs made of chocobonbon for FTB
Compiled by fredthebear
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chocobonbon provided 120 games. Thank you chocobonbon! Fredthebear has added additional games with written labels.

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* Nine: Game Collection: Paul Keres beats nine world champions

"Keres beat nine world champions during his career, including Tal, Smyslov, Petrosian, Spassky and Fischer, some of them several times. He was the most consistently successful player and won more international tournaments than any of his contemporaries." -- ChessBase.com

A14 1-0 39
Keres vs Bogoljubov, 1936 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

A14 1-0 27
Keres vs G van Doesburgh, 1936
(A14) English, 27 moves, 1-0

A14 1-0 41
Keres vs Pirc, 1936 
(A14) English, 41 moves, 1-0

A14 1-0 39
Keres vs K Artiunov, 1946 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

A16 1-0 27
Keres vs Smyslov, 1947 
(A16) English, 27 moves, 1-0

A20 0-1 24
L Laurine vs Keres, 1941 
(A20) English, 24 moves, 0-1

A23 0-1 56
J Rejfir vs Keres, 1956 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

A28 1-0 32
Keres vs J de Souza Mendes, 1936
(A28) English, 32 moves, 1-0

A28 0-1 38
Heinrich Israel vs Keres, 1936 
(A28) English, 38 moves, 0-1

A31 1-0 35
Keres vs Erik Andersen, 1936
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 35 moves, 1-0

A40 0-1 47
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1936
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

A45 0-1 28
E Reinkubjas vs Keres, 1935 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

A46 0-1 28
V Karseladze vs Keres, 1946 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

A49 0-1 41
T Salo vs Keres, 1938
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 41 moves, 0-1

A53 1-0 37
Keres vs P Rinne, 1936
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

B01 1-0 32
Keres vs A Sakovski, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 1-0

B10 1/2-1/2 30
Keres vs Flohr, 1938 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 39 Smothered Mate in 6!
Keres vs E Arlamowski, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 6 moves, 1-0

B12 1-0 43
Keres vs R Pruun, 1931 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

B13 1-0 41
Keres vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

B14 1-0 25
Keres vs L Laurine, 1934
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

B14 1-0 26
Keres vs F Villard, 1939 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 26 moves, 1-0

B15 1-0 35
Keres vs V Mikenas, 1939 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 35 moves, 1-0

B20 1-0 22
Keres vs P F Schmidt, 1943
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

B20 1-0 20
Keres vs Kotov, 1947 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

B23 1-0 36
Keres vs R Renter, 1945
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

B40 1-0 14
Keres vs A Remmelgas, 1935 
(B40) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

B50 1-0 33
Keres vs E Eliskases, 1937 
(B50) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

B50 1-0 37
Keres vs Ivkov, 1970 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

B50 1-0 40
Keres vs J Turn, 1936
(B50) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

B55 1-0 33
Keres vs L Blumenoff, 1938 
(B55) Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

B61 1-0 39
Keres vs E Rojahn, 1939 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 39 moves, 1-0

B92 1-0 27
Keres vs Kotov, 1950 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

C03 1-0 27
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

C02 1-0 29
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

C02 1-0 26
Keres vs G van Doesburgh, 1936
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 1-0

C02 1-0 26
Keres vs Welse, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 1-0

C05 1-0 26
Keres vs Menchik, 1939
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

C05 1-0 44
Keres vs R Flores Alvarez, 1939
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

C07 0-1 20
E E Book vs Keres, 1936 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

C09 1-0 38
Keres vs Capablanca, 1938 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

C09 1-0 56
Keres vs Stahlberg, 1939 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 56 moves, 1-0

C10 1-0 32
Keres vs Vladimir Petrov, 1939 
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

C11 0-1 26
Spielmann vs Keres, 1938 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

C12 0-1 30
A Eimann vs Keres, 1934
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 30 moves, 0-1

C13 1-0 17
Keres vs Wade, 1954 
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

C26 0-1 37
Tolush vs Keres, 1947
(C26) Vienna, 37 moves, 0-1

C32 1-0 24
Keres vs Vladimir Petrov, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

C49 0-1 54
M Czerniak vs Keres, 1939
(C49) Four Knights, 54 moves, 0-1

C52 0-1 26
Duhrssen vs Keres, 1936
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

C53 1-0 25
Keres vs Meyn, 1934
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

C55 0-1 20
Herrmann vs Keres, 1936
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

C58 0-1 28
Grob vs Keres, 1936 
(C58) Two Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

C58 0-1 24
M Luckis vs Keres, 1939 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

C66 1-0 37
Keres vs A Rajavee, 1938
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0

C67 1-0 27
Keres vs Unzicker, 1956 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

C67 1-0 24
Keres vs Blau, 1968
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

C71 0-1 53
Hort vs Keres, 1961 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

C71 1-0 33
Keres vs G A Thomas, 1938 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

C72 1-0 26
Keres vs A Eimann, 1938
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 26 moves, 1-0

C75 1-0 41
Keres vs V Makogonov, 1947 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

C77 0-1 26
H C Christoffersen vs Keres, 1936
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 0-1

C78 0-1 38
Geller vs Keres, 1949 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

C78 1-0 26
Keres vs E Zinner, 1937 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

C79 0-1 40
G Weissgerber vs Keres, 1936 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 40 moves, 0-1

C79 0-1 32
G Nedsevedski vs Keres, 1936
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 32 moves, 0-1

C79 1-0 44
Keres vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 44 moves, 1-0

C81 1-0 34
Keres vs Euwe, 1948 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

C81 0-1 30
Tal vs Keres, 1967 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

C84 0-1 30
G Vassaux vs Keres, 1939
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

C88 1-0 30
Keres vs T Demetriescu, 1936 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

C90 0-1 39
Levenfish vs Keres, 1939 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 0-1

C91 0-1 43
G A Thomas vs Keres, 1939
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 43 moves, 0-1

C91 0-1 44
F Benko vs Keres, 1939 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 0-1

C98 1-0 65
Keres vs Vidmar, 1936 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 65 moves, 1-0

C99 0-1 31
Geller vs Keres, 1951 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 31 moves, 0-1

D02 0-1 38
H Malmgren vs Keres, 1935 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

D05 0-1 40
Prins vs Keres, 1936
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

D06 0-1 33
J Lorup vs Keres, 1934
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

D10 1-0 35
Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

D40 0-1 27
Geller vs Keres, 1953 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

D50 0-1 24
G Borisenko vs Keres, 1955
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 0-1

D55 1-0 33
Keres vs Smyslov, 1939 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

D56 1-0 36
Keres vs J Gerschman, 1939
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

D56 1-0 38
Keres vs Guimard, 1939
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

D60 1-0 30
Keres vs Najdorf, 1939 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

D60 1-0 22
Keres vs T Salo, 1938
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

D90 0-1 22
Graf-Stevenson vs Keres, 1939
(D90) Grunfeld, 22 moves, 0-1

D91 0-1 33
P Vaitonis vs Keres, 1938
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 33 moves, 0-1

D49 1-0 33
Keres vs L Piazzini, 1939
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 1-0

E00 0-1 45
V Kappe vs Keres, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

E00 0-1 32
F Kibbermann vs Keres, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

E00 0-1 24
L Laurine vs Keres, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

E02 1-0 41
Keres vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 41 moves, 1-0

E04 0-1 34
Trompowsky vs Keres, 1939
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 34 moves, 0-1

E04 1-0 41
Keres vs E Klein, 1946 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 41 moves, 1-0

E11 0-1 34
A R B Thomas vs Keres, 1937 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

E11 0-1 37
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

E11 0-1 27
B Goldenov vs Keres, 1947 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

E12 0-1 37
Simagin vs Keres, 1947 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

E14 1-0 30
Keres vs Spassky, 1955 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

E19 0-1 34
Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

E22 0-1 66
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 66 moves, 0-1

E22 0-1 37
Tolush vs Keres, 1939 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

E26 0-1 27
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1936 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

E32 0-1 39
Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

E32 1-0 20
Keres vs E Gilfer, 1936 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

E32 0-1 70
P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1938
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 70 moves, 0-1

E32 0-1 43
J Enevoldsen vs Keres, 1939
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

E32 0-1 35
Euwe vs Keres, 1948 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

E33 1-0 55
Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

E34 1-0 41
Keres vs A Lopez, 1939
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

E60 1-0 24
Keres vs Flohr, 1937 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

E60 0-1 33
Vladimir Petrov vs Keres, 1939
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

E60 1-0 39
Keres vs Petrosian, 1949 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

E64 1-0 40
Keres vs A Becker, 1936
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 40 moves, 1-0

E67 0-1 39
P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1936 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

E94 0-1 30
T Melngailis vs Keres, 1947 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 30 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs Dutch (A04) 0-1 Great finish by the eternal second
E Viilip vs Keres, 1935 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Zukertort, Tennison Gambit (A06) 1-0 Qs &Rs ending
Keres vs L Luck, 1935 
(A06) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Santasiere's Folly (A06) 0-1 Superb combo
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1933 
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Zukertort, Tennison Gambit (A06) 1-0 IM Gary Lane's line notes
Keres vs Faltweber, 1932 
(A06) Reti Opening, 18 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

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 She's at the front door
Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(A09) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in Keres: Move by Move by Zenon Franco Ocampos.
Keres vs Taimanov, 1951 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 44 in Paul Keres: The Road to the Top by Paul Keres.
Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knt Var (A16) 1-0Had it, lost it
Keres vs Tal, 1959 
(A16) English, 64 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Var (A23) 0-1 IQP
Laaman vs Keres, 1935 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 1-0 Draft on his backside
Keres vs J L Watson, 1975 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Deflection & promotion inevitable
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var (A46) 0-1 Cool
Korchnoi vs Keres, 1965 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 R on 7th, R on 7th
Keres vs Polugaevsky, 1959 
(A48) King's Indian, 54 moves, 1-0

Budapest, Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 Resembles Ryder&Staunton G
Toldsepp vs Keres, 1934 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandi. Bogoljubow Var (B00) 1-0 Dbl N sac
Keres vs A Raudvere, 1936 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Exquisit Q manuever
Keres vs L Schmid, 1961 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian, Chameleon 7...QxQ (B20) 1-0 White has B pair
Keres vs Kotov, 1947
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Var (B23) 0-1 As the board opens, Keres thrives
Kasparian vs Keres, 1947 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

Great Short Games of the Chess Masters by Fred Reinfeld
Keres vs T Gauffin, 1935 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Pawn snatching
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B34) 1-0 10.Nc7+, outnumber h7
Keres vs I Raud, 1931 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Difficult
Keres vs L Popov, 1973 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. N Var (B43) 0-1 Captures-Recaptures, Discover +
J H Donner vs Keres, 1959 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Deferred Var (B50) 1-0 N trap on edge
Keres vs I Dyner, 1937
(B50) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Prins Variation (B54) 1/2-1/2 Simple won't do
Keres vs Capablanca, 1937 
(B54) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. Traditional (B56) 1-0 Last round
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1956 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Keres downs Szabo - in a quick and ultra-brilliant game!
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. General (B70) 1/2-1/2 GM routine
Keres vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 9 in Move by Move - Keres (Franco)
Keres vs Bogoljubov, 1943 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

"No, it was a true Estonian game!"
Keres vs Sajtar, 1954 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

French 2.c4/Sicilian Closed(C00) 1-0 N hot foots it to the back
Keres vs K Ozols, 1937 
(C00) French Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Keres goes postal!
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance Variation. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 0-1
Keres vs Euwe, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Clever mating net
M Romi vs Keres, 1936 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

Black draw despite having two seventh rank pawns vs a rook!
Keres vs E Eliskases, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Fingerslip Var. Main Line (C15) 1-0 Suspicious
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Comments by Le Lionnais
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

KGD/Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0 Crusher up the middle
Keres vs A Peet, 1932 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Castle opposite, rob the pin
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0 Q trap
Keres vs Vidmar, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var(C32) 1-0 Deflection
Keres vs H Malmgren, 1934
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Charousek Gambit ML(C32) 0-1 Not quite
G Wheatcroft vs Keres, 1939 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 35 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 1-0 The perfect center
Keres vs Molder, 1931 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 It's a DRAW!
Keres vs N Tchernoff, 1934 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Over aggressive Q trap
Keres vs Toldsepp, 1934 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1N, Q in close
Keres vs G Menke, 1933 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Play on
Keres vs W E Kunerth, 1936 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) Central Combo
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1954 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Spanish Var. Harrwitz Attk Nikitin G. (C44) 0-1 SUPER!
Lutt vs Keres, 1934 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45) 0-1 Bad Bishop
E Paoli vs Keres, 1973 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights, Italian P fork trick (C46) 0-1 Remove the Guard
Bickenbach vs Keres, 1943
(C46) Three Knights, 30 moves, 0-1

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W E Kunerth, 1935 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Well known Noah's Arc trap in the Modern Steinitz Defense
R Dworzynski vs Keres, 1956 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Overworked!
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 1-0 W initiative
Keres vs Sliwa, 1955 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1Another conquering Q
G A Thomas vs Keres, 1937 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Keres once said that this is the best game he ever played
Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 Photo
Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Inflict doubled pawns
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D02) 1-0 Basic lesson on pins by a Rook
Keres vs D Adamson, 1935 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Sweet deflection R sac!
A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

QGA. Old Var (D20) 1-0 N will fork Q & g7
Keres vs E Mnatsakanian, 1963 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 N sac Kside attk
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Exchange Var(D71) 0-1Black controls open file
Koltanowski vs Keres, 1955 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 41 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Attack (E15) 0-1 Rooks ramschackle
Benko vs Keres, 1963 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

NID Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Exchange sac removes the guard
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1934
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

G114 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

"The Golden Dozen" by Irving Chernev
Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Near structural symmetry after 20.Rdd1 but Black win in 5 moves
R Pruun vs Keres, 1931 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Normal (E70) 1-0 Discovered attack
Keres vs Geller, 1956 
(E70) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 White wins a B
Keres vs S Johannessen, 1967 
(E92) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

G271 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Keres vs G G Alexandrescu, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 7 in Winning Chess Middlegames by Ivan Sokolov.
Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

G34: The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 47 in Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Part 2
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1966 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

G134 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Schachmeisterpartien 1960 - 1965 edited by Rudolph Teschner
L Schmid vs Keres, 1964 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 88 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Nice eX sequence
Keres vs Portisch, 1961 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz Def (C46) 0-1 Displacement
H Rossetto vs Keres, 1957 
(C46) Three Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

G49: The Art of the Middle Game by Paul Keres & Alexander Kotov
Tal vs Keres, 1959 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 79 moves, 0-1

This is one of the great classics of the Open Ruy Lopez
Keres vs E Dyckhoff, 1935 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 5 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Keres vs Fine, 1937 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Scandi 2.e5?! c5 (B01) 0-1 W loses the center vs French Advance
Keres vs F Kibbermann, 1935 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 0-1

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 h-file opens rapidly, White 0-0-0
Keres vs H Soonurm, 1942
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(A48) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attack. Poisoned P (C40) 0-1
L Muller vs Keres, 1934 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Game 92 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman
Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0

Keres vs G Danielsson, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Guimard vs Keres, 1955 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

V Mikenas vs Keres, 1949 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in Paul Keres: The Road to the Top by Paul Keres
M Seibold vs Keres, 1933 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 39 moves, 0-1

Keres vs H Platz, 1952 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 25 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 IQP passer
Keres vs Mecking, 1972 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 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

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Lasting pin
Keres vs F Koberl, 1950
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Defense (D38) 0-1 Capture-Recapture, N fork
A Karu vs Keres, 1935 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

Game 98 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis.
V Makogonov vs Keres, 1947 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Dbl Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 h-pawn lever opens Kside
Keres vs R Pruun, 1933
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Ekstrom, 1935
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 17 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav vs London Def System (A12) 0-1 EG
Smyslov vs Keres, 1951 
(A12) English with b3, 56 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Deferred Var (B50) 1-0 Pin gets worse
Keres vs S Herseth, 1937 
(B50) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 33 in The Game of Chess by Harry Golombek
Keres vs Kholmov, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Keres makes just 4 pawn moves
Keres vs Robert E Byrne, 1955 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Keres vs V Uulberg, 1934 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Keres vs J Vilkins, 1932 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs G Menke, 1932 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 62 moves, 1-0

Sic Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 0-1 Q Sac
Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Levenfish, 1947 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Keres vs E Terpugov, 1951 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Weakest back rank?
Keres vs N Sorokin, 1960 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Canal (C50) 0-1 tpstar notes
Carlsson vs Keres, 1935 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 1-0 Paul wins again
Keres vs P List, 1937
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Archangelsk Var (C78) 1-0 Kside B sac
Kotov vs Keres, 1950 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Geller vs Keres, 1973 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Variation. M.L. (B00) 0-1 Giveaways
J Boey vs Keres, 1962
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 A close call
Keres vs H Karner, 1973 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 1-0 B corrals N
Keres vs Lilienthal, 1955 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 37 moves, 1-0

An Opening Repertoire for Black -- Marovic/Parma
Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 57 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Smashing f7
Keres vs J Turn, 1942 
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 102 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
Furman vs Keres, 1948 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

Game 42 in 'Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection' by Paul Keres
Keres vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 52 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Kts Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 0-1 Qs choice
Theodor Sinkel vs Keres, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian Nge2, Be3 (B25) 1-0 N roller, R-Q Spearhead
Keres vs A Oksa, 1933 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 3 in Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection by Paul Keres
Averbakh vs Keres, 1950 
(C49) Four Knights, 58 moves, 0-1

Keres vs E E Book, 1964 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 1-0 Marvel
Keres vs Szabo, 1963 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Keres vs Tal, 1959 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 40 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0
Keres vs E E Book, 1969 
(A14) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Keres' Three on the 3rd Mate
B Malksoo vs Keres, 1940 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Def (C40) 0-1 Four on the 3rd to Mate
NN vs Keres, 1940 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Worrall Attk Delayed 0-0 (C86) 1-0 Lesser one
Keres vs J Turn, 1943 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Normal Var (D45) 0-1 N sac for Q+ flurry
Kieninger vs Keres, 1943 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 47 moves, 0-1

G47: The Art of the Middle Game by Paul Keres & Alexander Kotov
H Szapiel vs Keres, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 TN 9. ... d5? as per CG
A Shilov vs Keres, 1935 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 51 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Keres, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 30 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1 P Mate
M Beilin vs Keres, 1945 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 27 in Steve Giddins' book 50 Essential Chess Lessons
Gligoric vs Keres, 1958 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Three Knights. Burille Var (D94) 1-0 32.?
Keres vs D Byrne, 1972 
(D94) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Keres Var (E53) 0-1 Passer
Gligoric vs Keres, 1959 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 148 Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1952 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1-0Discovery Zwish +
Alekhine vs Keres, 1935 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 37 moves, 1-0

Blunders and Brilliancies by Ian Mullen, Moe Moss (Cadogan pub)
Golombek vs Keres, 1939 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 71 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 0-1KEG annotates
Euwe vs Keres, 1948 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Euwe, 1938 
(A09) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 1-0 Lolli's # next
Bronstein vs Keres, 1950 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Blitz
Keres vs Bronstein, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Browne vs Keres, 1975 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

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