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1920s Roar and 1930s Depress Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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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.

Fredthebear is nearing completion of this collection. The collection shift has taken place but some editing remains.

You might like Storming The Barricades, Compiled by jakaiden. See Brilliancies By "Unknowns" Compiled by TheAlchemist. Also, Logical Chess Move by Move by GNBC as a study tool w/the book.


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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Fine Greek Gift
Denker vs Robbins, 1934 
(A80) Dutch, 19 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 (A82) 1-0 Daredevil Rook
F K Overduyn vs F J M Steffelaar, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 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

Black plays correctly and gets mated in 12 moves!
Alekhine vs R Bruce, 1938 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 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

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

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 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

Nice miniature attack from each side
G A Thomas vs E Sapira, 1932 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 10 moves, 1-0

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

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'
Von Haken vs Giese, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

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

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

French Classical. Burn Variation (C11) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Dake vs A De Burca, 1935 
(C11) French, 19 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 (C15) 1-0 Qxe6+ sacrifice; Boden's mate
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 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

Vienna G. Hamppe Allgaier G. (C25) 1-0 Scholar's Mate Variation
Tartakower vs M Berman, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 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) 0-1 SuperNezh shows his stuff
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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

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

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

(C54) Old main line Moeller Attack 13...0-0 1-0 Kside sac attk
Keres vs W 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

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

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

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

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. 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 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, 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 (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

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

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 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 O'Hanlon, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Standard Remove the Defender, then + & Fork LPDO
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1933 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Philidor Countergambit. Zukertort Var (C41) 1-0 Factor that!
Factor vs F M Currier, 1923 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 18 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

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

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

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

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

Game 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

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

Delete this.
Von Der Lasa vs Mayet, 1839 
(C57) Two Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

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