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Keres' Whirligigs Compiled by chocobonbon
Compiled by fredthebear
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This collection of 120 games was Compiled by chocobonbon. Thank you chocobonbon! Fredthebear has added additional games with written labels.

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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

C50 0-1 32
Carlsson vs Keres, 1935 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 32 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
G 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

L Muller vs Keres, 1934 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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