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1920s Roar and 1930s Depress Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear

Herein are games with an artistic flair, surprising moves, interesting attacks or counter attacks, creative checkmates, moves of a rare or odd ball nature, and blunders. Thank you Mughug, Life Master AJ, Prasha, DJYoung.

* Here's a link to the 1927 Chess World's Championship games:

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

Double bishop sac by Alekhine
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

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

White seemed safe enough, then came exchanges
R Pitschak vs Flohr, 1934 
(A22) English, 19 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack vs. Pseudo-Stonewall Def (A45) 1-0Discovered#
Janowski vs W Michel, 1926 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Curry/Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0Three mating squares
Janowski vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Featured in E. A. Znosko-Borovsky's "Art Of Chess Combination"
Tylor vs W Winter, 1933 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest G., Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1Deflect defender, Discover
M Warren vs Jan Selman, 1932 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Henricksen vs Bjarne Pedersen, 1937 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Fine Greek Gift
Denker vs Robbins, 1934 
(A80) Dutch, 19 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Staunton Gambit (A82) 1-0 Daredevil Rook
F K Overduyn vs F J M Steffelaar, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

From Fred Reinfeld's "Great Short Games of the Chess Masters"
Kiss vs G Barcza, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Sac both rooks & queen! Boden's Criss Cross Mate
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Two Pawn Attack (B02) 1-0 "book" trap
H Borochow vs Fine, 1932 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: (Not) Normal Var (B02) 0-1 Reinfeld # puzzle
J Rabinovich vs Levenfish, 1927 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Modern Main Line (B05) 1-0 Decoy K, then Nxf7+
Luer vs Rattman, 1922 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

Black plays correctly and gets mated in 12 moves!
Alekhine vs R Bruce, 1938 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 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: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Watch out for Q+ if c-pawn moved
NN vs Carlos Torre, 1928 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Classical Var (B18) 1-0 Kolty's Reti's Mate
Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 0-1 Watch out for B+N from same side
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

Nice miniature attack from each side
G A Thomas vs E Sapira, 1932 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 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

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

"Pawn-Takes-Pawn (en passant) Mate."
G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928 
(C02) French, Advance, 15 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 0-1 Q Trap
V G Kirillov vs Blankstein, 1938 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 10 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Dake vs A De Burca, 1935 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Winawer (C15) 1-0 Qxe6+ sacrifice; Boden's mate
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Scholar's Mate Variation
Tartakower vs M Berman, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 SuperNezh shows his stuff
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

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

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Boden's Mate
G Janny vs L Steiner, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

How to Win Chess Games Quickly by Fred Reinfeld
H Ohman vs G Buck, 1931 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 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

Philidor Def. Exchange (C41) 1-0 Beauty blindfold simul attack!
Koltanowski vs Captain La Force, 1931 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 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

Game 89 in Take My Rooks by Minev and Seirawan
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Game 84: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century (Burgess)
S Slonim vs Riumin, 1932 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo d3, Bg5 (C50) 0-1 Black rolls Kside
F W Grabill vs D H Mugridge, 1922 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Black gets up off the canvas to deck White!
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Triple sac ending in Boden's mate...
O Balk vs R J Barnes, 1926 
(C58) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

The Ukraine Immortal ~ THE UKRAINE IMMORTAL!!!
E Korchmar vs E Poliak, 1937 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C73) 1-0 Castle nabs Rook
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta Var (C74) 0-1Gem
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Heap on the fortress
Lasker vs H R Bigelow, 1926 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 19 moves, 0-1

Checkmate shown in a Reinfeld book
Erdos vs Lichtner, 1922 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Greek gift beauty by opening namesake!
Colle vs V Berger, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Qc5 trapped
J Krejcik vs Reti, 1922 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

Colle's Chess Masterpieces by Fred Reinfeld
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Oh those centralized knights
S Nadel vs I Margulis, 1932 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Marshall Gambit (D31) 0-1 11...0-0-0+! nabs rook
NN vs G Abrahams, 1929 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 11 moves, 0-1

Game 31: The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Dus Chotimirsky vs Kotov, 1938 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D64) 1-0 Pretty combo ends it
Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Miniature: Powerful penetration along the c-file
S Landau vs T ten Kate, 1929 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 20 moves, 1-0

IQP space advantage gives White a 5(!)-piece mating attack
Botvinnik vs M Yudovich Sr., 1933 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

A Fingerfehler: Black meant to defend with 4...Qe7
L Palau vs S Kalabar, 1927 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 5 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def Three Knights(E21) 0-1Blockading Ns remove G
H K Mattison vs Nimzowitsch, 1929  
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Leningrad Var (E30) 1-0 Grand fishin' pole...
S Prokofiev vs M Ravel, 1924 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 25 moves, 1-0

Standard Remove the Defender, then + & Fork LPDO
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1933 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, ed, 12 moves, 1-0

Capa prepares Philidor's Legacy w/pawn advance, discovred check
Capablanca vs H K Mattison, 1929 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 446 of 500 Master Games of Chess III by Tartakower/du Mont
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1/2-1/2 King & Pawn Stalemate
Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

1.f3?! C-K (A00) 1-0 neat trapped piece combo into # pattern
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Long combination gifts p & N & passer on 6th for doubled R's
Nimzowitsch vs Euwe, 1929 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Alexander Alekhine's Best Games, a stunning rook lift debated
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Chess Life (March 2000) Koltanowski on cover; Deflection Sac
Koltanowski vs Colle, 1923 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Var (A01) 1-0 Thematic w/f4
Nimzowitsch vs Saemisch, 1929 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

"The Pearl of Poznan"; Bird Opening, sacs for passers
Tylkowski vs A Wojciechowski, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Romanovsky's Immortal; Double-Double Fianchetto
Ragozin vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Reti/Reversed Benoni. Capa shows some nerve in this game!
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1924 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A09)1-0Botvinnik's piece of art
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 60: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs K Havasi, 1926 
(A09) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 89 in The Golden Dozen" by Irving Chernev
Reti vs Lasker, 1924 
(A12) English with b3, 45 moves, 0-1

Notes by Alekhine; NY 1924 First brilliancy prize
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Textbook penetration; keen sacs connect passers - shock
A Yurgis vs Botvinnik, 1931 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 25: Modern Chess Strategy (Pachman)
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 36 in Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs A Pokorny, 1923 
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English, AID. K's Knight Var (A15) 0-1 Devos' Immortal Game
O'Kelly vs P Devos, 1937 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

...showing Lasker, the great tactician, at his very shrewdest.
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Lasker, 1925  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Gorgeous Q Sacrifice into Windmill into Checkmate!!
Alekhine vs A Fletcher, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 139, My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs A Gromer, 1933 
(A36) English, 66 moves, 1-0

Indian Game / Richter-Veresov Attk (A45) 1-0 h-file assault
K Richter vs E Reinhardt, 1937 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Indian Game /Veresov 4.f3 w/out BxN (A45) 1-0 e6 Bone in throat
Feigin vs E Thorvaldsson, 1930
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Edgar Colle (1897-1932) Nxf7 sacrificial masterpiece
Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Game #11, Irving Chernev's "Logical Chess Move by Move"
Flohr vs R Pitschak, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Colle vs Indian / Tartakower (A46) 1-0 Criss-cross bishops, pin
Vidmar vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46) 1-0 Famous Windmill
Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Enevoldsen's Immortal (Tartakower)
J Enevoldsen vs Nimzowitsch, 1933 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation (A46) 0-1 Fab Finish!
Santasiere vs Ed. Lasker, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Stalemate Avoided: The oldest K&Q vs K mate in the database.
B Kostic vs A Vajda, 1921 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 93 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46) 0-1 Gueridon Mate in 2
Nenarokov vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Black Dbl Fio; 24.Rfe1 Bg8 25.Re2 evaluates to +1.53 Fritz
Koltanowski vs Alekhine, 1937 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Janowski salvages draw using the Take My Rook stalemate trick
Janowski vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Capablanca QID (A47) 0-1 Brilliant combo
D Daniuszewski vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def. Euwe Var(A48) 1-0Anastasia's Mate
Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Dbl Fio Def (A48) 1-0 Bishop pair
Janowski vs Kmoch, 1926 
(A48) King's Indian, 47 moves, 1-0

"The Immortal Games of Capablanca" by Reinfeld
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1924 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 59: Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Kmoch vs Reti, 1926 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Variation (A52) 0-1 Crazed Knights!
Euwe vs Spielmann, 1922 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def. Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 The power of the pin
Hoeregott vs W Schlage, 1929 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit (A57) 0-1 Stunning Q sac is a decoy for a N+ fork.
E Thorvaldsson vs P Vaitonis, 1936 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Endgame lessons by Capablanca (notations by Alekhine & Reti)
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) 1-0 Bold rooks, 2 mating squares
Denker vs H Feit, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern (A81) 1-0 Tremendous Dbl R Sacrifices
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A81) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

If Black plays 4... P-KR3, he avoids all the sacrificial variat
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Balogh Def (A82) 1-0 Sacrificial attack
Euwe vs Weenink, 1923 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

D. Staunton G. Accepted (A82) 1-0 2 half- & open files in 20
J Dobias vs R Tereba, 1930 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Lasker Var (A83) 1-0 Dbl Rook Sac smack
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 18: Mammoth Book -Greatest Games (Nunn/Burgess/Emms)
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

The P.I. -- A beautiful attack or simply a looong combination?
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch. Alekhine Variation (A90) 1-0 "Pearl of Zandvoort"
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Dutch Variation (A90) 0-1 How to use passers
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Dutch Stonewall. Modern Var (A90) 0-1Superb knight movement
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

Dutch Stonewall Classical->Modern (A95) 0-1 Clever deflections!
Menchik vs Yates, 1932 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 34 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Advance 3.e5 (B00) 0-1 AN notes
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1920  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Most brilliant moves of all time, Nimzowitsch's 50th here
Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Impressive crusher
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Deft White calculations
Keres vs A Sakovski, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 1-0

Psuedo Legal's Mate Extended to a King Walk
Imbaud vs Strumilo, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

"Auf dem Wege zur Weltmeisterschaft 1923-1927"
G A Thomas vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 Morphy's Concealed # coming
De Oliveira / Kiss vs Reti / L Vianna, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Fantastic Rs Play!
B Verlinsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

"Now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now I've got him! Oops. Uh, now.."
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. 4Pawns Attk. Trifunovic (B03) 0-1 A Masterpiece
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Three connected passers
Znosko-Borovsky vs G Oskam, 1923 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Alekhine Gambit (B05) 1-0 R&Q sacs, back rank #
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 36 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto WOW, Brothers and Sisters!
Przepiorka vs G Patay, 1926 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Owen / Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 When the Q gets involved...
Alekhine vs A Tanielian, 1936 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Euwe Attack (B10) 1-0 Pseudo-Arabian Mate
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Cornered K vs R on 7th
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Black has a hard time in this line!
Wurm vs Auer, 1937 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense, Two Knights Attack (B11) 1-0 The passer is coming
Noteboom vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1-0

White played it wrong but Black didn't take the pawn
C A S Damant vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Gambit (B12) 1-0 Fried Fast Food
Tartakower vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

An uncastled king cannot withstand two open central files
Alekhine vs I Strazdins, 1935 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Main Line (B15) 1-0 Super sacrificial finish!!
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical. Maroczy Attk (B18) 0-1Devestating Black N!
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1927 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 50 moves, 0-1

SWG, Spielmann tries to give away his Knight & Queen for free.
Spielmann vs Grob, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

SWG, Declined (B20) 1-0 Full firepower through center
Spielmann vs G Patay, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Munich 1926- first brilliancy prize
Spielmann vs H Gebhardt, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 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

White sacrifices on three central files to get his queen close
Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian French Var (B40) 0-1 Double support the mating square
E Zamudio vs Alekhine, 1926 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

A typical Scheveningen, with a classic queen ending thrown in
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1936 
(B58) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Stockholm Attk (B74) 1/2- Perpetual
Milner-Barry vs Capablanca, 1939 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Dragon. Classical(B74) 1-0Exchange, then what happens?
B Kostic vs Noteboom, 1931 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 303 of 500 Master Games of Chess II by Tartakower/du Mont
F Bohatirchuk vs Capablanca, 1925 
(B83) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Two Knights Var (C00) 1-0 Dbl B sacs, R lift
E E Book vs Ingerslev, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French (C00) 0-1 Shock sacrifices; Can't stop passer
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French Def 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 (C00)1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Game 5 of Nimzowitch's 'My System'
O H von Haken vs A Gize, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Advance, Nimzowitsch Gambit (C02) 1-0 Famous suffocation
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open ML (C09) 0-1 Three B sacs in this game
Panov vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Miniature: = PM's Opera House Game
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

FR Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 W sacs 3 pieces on g7
P Dubinin vs Nikola Petrov, 1936 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French vs Alekhine-Chatard Attack (C13) 1-0Neato N sac & N trap
Nezhmetdinov vs S Pimenov, 1936 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 1-0

FR, Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 Efficient, beautiful attack
Tartakower vs Lasker, 1924 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Alekhine's GUN
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 61: Botvinnik "100 Selected Games"
I Rabinovich vs Botvinnik, 1939 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 67 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Defense (C21) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

16 move mate: King goes for a walk in the Frankenstein-Dracula
E E Book vs A Hiidenheimo, 1925 
(C27) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Clear-cut, well-played game w/subtle kingside attack
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Spielmann's Best Game
Spielmann vs Vidmar, 1926 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 W is all up in there!
Spielmann vs P F Johner, 1922 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Q sac lets Rs in
Kraussold vs Volt, 1921 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Richard Reti's Masters of the Chessboard games
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit ML (C32) 0-1 B sac to get 0-0
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

3.Qf3!? Dance of the minor pieces.
Capablanca vs E S Maddock, 1922 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

The "Immortal Zwichenzug Game" (Chernev)
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Philidor Def: Exchange Variation (C41) 1-0Prevents escape on f7
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Exchange (341) 1-0 Ultimate deflect the defender.
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defensel (C41) 0-1 Tremendous defense; Staircase Q
M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Central N sacs
Nimzowitsch vs G Marco, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 After the tactical smoke clears...
Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Greco's Mate
Euwe vs Wiersma, 1920 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Tartakower Var (C45) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Tartakower vs Yates, 1922  
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Three Knights/Scotch (C46) 1-0 Opening king walker
Euwe vs H van Hartingsvelt, 1920 
(C46) Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47)1-0 Swallow's Tail Mate in 1
Euwe vs W E Evill, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Brazen: A classic Q sac, then a N sac followed by a pawn mate
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Hans Kmoch "Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces", Dover, 1960 p.129
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Never place your king in the way of a discovered check
F Bohatirchuk vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Open f-file battery
A Becker vs H K Mattison, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Tarrasch (C53) 0-1 Unpin, Overworked P
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 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

Scotch G. Max Lange Attack Long (C55) 1-0 Pin, Bully Deflection
Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1924 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C55) 1-0 Italian Gambit Crusher
Koltanowski vs NN, 1938 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian (C55) 0-1 Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
Tartakower vs H E Atkins, 1922 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

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

This looked like a game of "Give Away" chess
I Gudju vs Bogdanovsky, 1927 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Einstein and Lasker were friends
Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Unusual game, common ending picking on the back rank defender
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Deflect
E E Book vs Erik Andersen, 1935 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1More to Discover
E Busvine vs J Birnberg, 1924 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Neo-Archangelsk Var (C78) 0-1 Engaging!
C Mansfield vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1928 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense (C78) 0-1 Ng4 & Qh4
F Bohatirchuk vs G Dzagurov, 1939 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1Pawn roller
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed (C84) 1-0 Mobile R defeats B&N on guard duty
Grob vs P F Johner, 1932 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Yates Var (C91) 1-0 See "A Primer of Chess"
Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 52 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 White marches up the board non-stop!
Santasiere vs E B Adams, 1926 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack (D00) 1/2-1/2 Triumvirate of passed pawns
Janowski vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort Var (D02) 0-1 Q sac Removes the Guard
G Norman vs Rubinstein, 1922 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

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

QP Game: Symmetrical Var (D02) 0-1 Marvelous defense!!
P F Schmidt vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack (D03) 0-1 Thunderous Qside N sacrifice
E Korchmar vs Nezhmetdinov, 1931 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 22 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 1-0 Polgar's DVD
Euwe vs G Kroone, 1921 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifice, Double rook lift, model game
Koltanowski vs M Defosse, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

8 dc5 Bd6xc5; 9 e3e4 Qc7; 10 Qe2 Rfe1; 11 e4e5 Nf6d7
Koltanowski vs J J O'Hanlon, 1937 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Chernev's "Logical Chess: Move by Move" Game 3
Colle vs J J G Delvaux, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 16; Starting Out: The Colle by Richard Palliser
Colle vs J J O'Hanlon, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

The Amateur's Mind by Jeremy Silman, p. 184
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Albin Countergambit (D08) Keres mates w/a pawn
A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Levenfish considered it one of his best games.
Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

first brilliancy prize no doubt about it
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

"V for Victory"; a unique formation and slick break through
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices in a lost endgame force stalemate
M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

WC: Slav Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17) 1-0 "Execution"
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 97 in My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937  
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def (D26) 0-1 Bishop pair classic
Bogoljubov vs Janowski, 1924 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 0-1

QGA Alekhine System (D28) 0-1 Decoy sac, Kt fork comin'
I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1933 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 This is a serious knight bully!
Botvinnik vs P Sharov, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined (D30) 1-0 Tremendous K hunt
Graf-Stevenson vs Semmler, 1932 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

# 62.) "The Immortal Boomerang Game." (Eliskases wins!)
Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1932 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

QGD Queen's Knight Variation (D31) 1-0 Nice Lolli's Mate
Spielmann vs Gruenfeld, 1929 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Tripled Pawns Win
J Turn vs K Makarczyk, 1936
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD Janowski Variation (D31) 0-1 Q&R sacrifices to promote w/+
V Kahn vs K Treybal, 1933 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Marshall Gambit (D32) 0-1 Nice mating attack
G Oskam vs Euwe, 1920
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def Two Knights Var (D32) 0-1 Rough & tumble tackle
T Nissl vs Tarrasch, 1932 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Game 324: "Wonders and Curiosities of Chess"
Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD Vienna (D37) 1-0 Fine game by Fine w/Q sacrifice
Fine vs Gruenfeld, 1936 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 1-0

The oldest and youngest players in tournament, ages 52 and 10
Janowski vs Reshevsky, 1922 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 65 moves, 0-1

Double rook sacs buy time to arrange perpetual+ by Q
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Scintillating immune pawn+
Maroczy vs M Romi, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

31 Rf3xf7! destroys Black f7-pawn, leaving connected passers
Rubinstein vs C Lafora, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 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

Semi-Slav: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh7+ w/twist; remove guard
Reshevsky vs W Grigorieff, 1934 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran (D48) 1-0 A Knight on 6th is a pain in the
R Grau vs Euwe, 1924 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 47 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Meran Variation (D48) 0-1 Really hungry King!
H Geiger vs W Wurm, 1930 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 171 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Fine vs N Grossman, 1933 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

WC 1927: QGD Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) · 0-1
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

G367: '500 Master Games of Chess' by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1922 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q's Gambit Declined Orthodox Def. ML (D63) 1-0 Q sac for passer
Carlos Torre vs Reshevsky, 1924 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Defense. Main Line (D63) 1-0 JRC played it safe
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

AR notes in "Nederlandsch-Indische Schaackbond" 1920, pp. 59-60
Rubinstein vs Loman / Van Gelder, 1920  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack - By Vladimir Vukovic
Reti vs H Wolf, 1922 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladimir Vukovic, Algebraic p.166-167
V Vukovic vs A Vajda, 1925 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 80 in My Best Games of Chess by Alekhine
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Closed center. Exchange off attackers instead of K move.
B Thelen vs F Treybal, 1927 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 49 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox. Alekhine Variation (D67) · 1-0 Nice shot!
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Both R wheelin' dealin' then White busts the backward pawn
Fine vs Dake, 1933 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

“The pieces must breathe deeply and with a full chest!” --Tal
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense (D80) 0-1 His first time, after Cochrane
Alekhine vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(D80) Grunfeld, 55 moves, 0-1

When AAA plays it comes from nowhere
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

The famous surrealist artist w/a sting in the tail
Koltanowski vs Duchamp, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Wacko horses need to be saddle broke
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Nottingham 1936- Brilliancy Prize; No remedy for g5
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Q's Indian Def: Capablanca Var (E16) 0-1Intense battle in centr
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1931 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

"The Immortal Zugzwang Game"
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

Hamburg Olympiad 1930- Best Game Prize
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

NID Spielmann. Stahlberg Var(E23) 1-0He made a name for himself
Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 1-0

Capa fights back after blundering a piece!
Saemisch vs Capablanca, 1929 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 62 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1Sac 2 Rs for 2 Connected Ps
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

Clever and precise play from Rubinstein, as usual.
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical(E32) 0-1Fear or Domination? OCB
Euwe vs Keres, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical (E32) 0-1 Famous Counterpin+
V Makogonov vs Chekhover, 1937 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 68 of 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 by Alexndr Alekhine
J Enevoldsen vs Capablanca, 1939 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 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

Closed pawn chain. 2 incredible sacrifices free the passer.
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. St. Petersburg (E43)1-0A "kitchen sink" game
Alekhine vs Mendelevic, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Aron Nimzowitsch's Best Games: Restrain, Blockade, Destroy
P F Johner vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 0-1 Q trap next
Jung vs Saemisch, 1936 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 26 moves, 0-1

Story came from Gerald Abrahams in his book Not Only Chess.
W Fairhurst vs Tylor, 1929 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Black b8 knight makes six moves to stalemate itself
Alekhine vs N E Schwartz, 1926 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 54 moves, 1-0

A strong argument for the (good old) Deferred Fianchetto vs KID
Botvinnik vs K Kholodkevich, 1927 
(E72) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80) 1-0 The Dutch Evergreen
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Original Marshall Attack (C89) 1-0 Capa played 16.Re2
S Sery vs Z Vecsey, 1921 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical, Atypical (C53) 1-0 Terrific manuevering
Euwe vs A van Foreest, 1921 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Q+ & fork EAD
Euwe vs J W te Kolste, 1921 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Blachly Gambit (C37) 1-0 Line Clearance Sacrifice
Spielmann vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladamir Vukovic, p. 83
O Field vs O Tenner, 1923 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Pseudo-Q's Indian. Marienbad System (A47) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl Rs, N
Levenfish vs S B Gotthilf, 1924 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Gabriel Velasco, “The Life and Games of Carlos Torre” pp. 69-72
Carlos Torre vs N Banks, 1924 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 0-0-0 gets the Rb2
Dunbar vs Chawkin, 1925 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Windmill; see blog notes
Carlos Torre vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Who's got who?
Euwe vs J L Kersten, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Best Game Prize winner of the London 1927 tournament
Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 41 moves, 0-1

The Most Famous "Noah's Ark Trap"
E Steiner vs Capablanca, 1929 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch shows Black how to win the French Exchange(C01) 0-1
R Grau vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 23 in Dynamic Chess by R.N. Coles
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 35 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Different capture
H Von Hennig vs I Engert, 1932 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Tartakower (C63) 1-0 Decisive B threats
A Brinckmann vs Kieninger, 1932  
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Basic blog notes
Znosko-Borovsky vs NN, 1932 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Long Variation(C55) 1-0Hog tied
Tartakower vs NN, 1933 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Slow Q Pawn Game Nbd2, White accepts (D02) 0-1 Bxf2+ AJ Links
Helbig vs Schroder, 1933 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53)1-0 g-file pin
E Eliskases vs Gruenfeld, 1933 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 53 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern. Knight Def (D52) 0-1 Great Rs & Ns
Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Exchange. Keres Var (C68) 1-0 Q sac, Ns feast w/fork
Bogoljubov vs H Mueller, 1934 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 15 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

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

Richter-Veresov Attk 3...Bc5 4.f3 c6(D01) 1-0Contrasting Q play
E Gereben vs M Szigeti, 1935 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 90 in World's Great Chess Games by GM Reuben Fine
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Pin Variation (B40) 1/2-1/2 Some sort of death wish?
Szabo vs Dake, 1935 
(B40) Sicilian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandi. Bogoljubow Var. Nimzo Gambit (B00) 1-0
Milner-Barry vs J Mieses, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening vs Old Indian (A15) 1-0 Notes by AA
Botvinnik vs Tartakower, 1936  
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 1/2- Notes by AA
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1936  
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk, Q sac, mate by B+N+p
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C26) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack by Trompowsky (A45) 1-0 Heavy artillery!
Trompowsky vs L Endzelins, 1936 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Colle System (D04) 0-1 The Double Octopus
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 No ordinary amateur
G Abrahams vs J Cukierman, 1936 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

French Advance (C02) 1-0 Q gets trapped after failed B sac
Nezhmetdinov vs A Konstantinov, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var. (D60) 1-0 Instructive IQP
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Nice Zugzwang
Tylor vs Lasker, 1936 
(C49) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

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

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Pillsbury Var (D40) 0-1 Q Dbl Bagger
Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 Great + +
E J Diemer vs Schuppler, 1937 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 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

Game 106: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century - Graham Burgess
Alekhine vs E E Book, 1938 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 N triple fork
Polyak vs Boleslavsky, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knt Var (A15) 1-0 K or Q falls
Lokvenc vs Gilg, 1939
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attack (C40) 1-0 DB UNLOADS
Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def. McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 Q sac attack
H Kramer vs Euwe, 1941 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 0-1

King makes run for it = Dovetail mate.
Szily vs Bronstein, 1949 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 0-1

QGD/Delayed Acceptance (D30) 1-0 AA announced mate in 7
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Very nice play by Fine...Especially in a blindfold simul.
Fine vs C F Tears, 1945 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD Three Knights (D37) 1-0 Famous combo removes the defender!
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

"Don't Shoot the Piano Player"; The White Q is lost w/a check!
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

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

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated (D31) 1-0 5 consecutive checks
A Ebralidze vs T Lubienski, 1949 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Meran (D48) 0-1 Mate by a lethal decoy and deflection
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

"Kashdan's Immortal" magnificent double kNight finish!
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

I'll bet you'll never ever duplicate this mate!
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Lots of second guessing w/uncommon mating position
H Lehmann vs K Junge, 1942 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

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