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King's Gambit attacks Compiled by Calar
Compiled by fredthebear
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This collection of 82 games was Compiled by Calar. Thank you Calar! Fredthebear will slowly shift these games into collections by ECO code and this file will eventually be deleted.


White's materialism loses to black piece activity (annotated)
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

White breaks through with his slowly prepared attack
Kieseritzky vs I Calvi, 1842 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Minor pieces mate after queen sacrifice
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Quick development and action lead to mate in 17
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Resourceful attack by Morphy
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Well played by black, not so well by white
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

"The Immortal Game"
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Kingside attack by Max Lange
M Lange vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Great queen sac and king hunt (and great pun, too)
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

White breaks through queenside
Staunton vs Loewenthal, 1857 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Excellent attacking game by Morphy as black...
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

...and white
Morphy vs G W Medley, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Mutually wild game
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Exploiting back rank weakness
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

One more Morphy's King Gambit
Morphy vs Bird, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

When both sides prefer attacking to defending their Kings
de Riviere vs H Baucher, 1859 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

Paulsen successfully defends against Muzio Gambit
Kolisch vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

"Rooks & bishops do the mating" by Anderssen
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

"Face the Muzio"
Blackburne vs Anderssen, 1862  
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Nice miniature by Black
Mackenzie vs Paulsen, 1862 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Great attack by Anderssen
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Black opens H-file for white's attack
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Steinitz's quick development and attack
Steinitz vs E Thorold, 1864 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Far far from home...
J Springer vs G Neumann, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

Knight runs into windmill
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

White under constant attack
Mayet vs G Neumann, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

White uses lead in development and F-file to attack
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

2nd rank intrusion by black
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Very bold play and nice attack by Blackburne (annotated)
G Neumann vs Blackburne, 1867  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

Kingside pawn storm as compensation for the queen
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

"Rooks & bishops do the mating 2" by Anderssen
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Successful attack in Muzio 1
Charousek vs K Schneider, 1891 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Unexpectedly quick collapse of black's position
Charousek vs G Makovetz, 1893 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 1-0

Attacking play great mating combination
Maroczy vs G V R Exner, 1894 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Fantastic play by Charousek
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1895 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Nice quenless attack
Fitzgerald vs Loyd, 1898 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

Successful attack in Muzio 2
S Niemzowitsch vs Neumann, 1899 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Successful attack in Muzio 3
A Pulitzer vs G Marco, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Black comes of better after mutual attacks
Teichmann vs G Marco, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

"Careful with Attacks, Eugene"
Chigorin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1903 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Maroczy attacks
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Black is faster with his attack
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

Nice attack and nice mate
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

First row mate after king hunt
B Kurz vs K Treybal, 1904 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Breaking down black castle
Alekhine vs V Kuprianov, 1909 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Successful attack in Muzio 4
Spielmann vs Leonhardt, 1912 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Nice play by Spielmann
Spielmann vs Reti, 1912 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

One of most unusual variations of KG
J Fort vs W Campbell, 1913 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Great attacking play in Falkbeer Countergambit
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Black turns the tables in Muzio Gambit
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Bronstein attacks
Bronstein vs P Dubinin, 1947 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

Furious attack starting from move 6
Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik demonstrates great play as black
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1952 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Bronstein knew how to attack as Black, too
Dus Chotimirsky vs Bronstein, 1954 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 0-1

Famous Fischer's loss in KG
Spassky vs Fischer, 1960 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Not your typical draw
Bronstein vs Petrosian, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky attacks
Spassky vs Kholmov, 1964 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 1-0

Mate with minimal forces
Keres vs Bronstein, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Meanwhile, Fischer realized virtues of KG
Fischer vs Minic, 1968 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Mutually sharp game
Bronstein vs C Chaude de Silans, 1969 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 32 moves, 1-0

White's position is prone to attacks, too
B Lasak vs S Naftalin, 1977 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Quite a fun game
L Josteinsson vs D Van Riper, 1978 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Pawn storm opposite wings
G H Kroes vs A Hotting, 1985 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Crumping the black position
Popovych vs E Karklins, 1989 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Truly remniscent of 19th century
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Nice middlegame combination by white
J Gallagher vs Balashov, 1991 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Why is castling one of priorities in KG
Hector vs R Ziatdinov, 1994 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Unexpected rook sacrifice
J Aagaard vs P A Rasmussen, 1996 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

White King walks out of Black attack
Short vs Piket, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

"Rocky Marciano"
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Opposite wings attack
M Woudsma vs R Bloemhard, 1998 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Fantastic...very bold play
D Pruess vs W Shipman, 1998 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

Grischuk attacks
Grischuk vs V Yandemirov, 2000 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

White forgets to develop and focuses on pawn moves
E Berg vs Hector, 2001 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

Great last move
Fedorov vs Z Gyimesi, 2001 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Berg attacks
E Berg vs D de Vreugt, 2002 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 45 moves, 1-0

Queen overpowers the crumped black pieces
H Pitre vs F Meng, 2005 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Kudos to both playres for such an exciting game
Short vs M Bluvshtein, 2007 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

KG at its best
A Gabrielian vs M Krylov, 2009 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 66 moves, 1-0

Successful attack in Muzio 5
M Lanzani vs M Sheskin, 2010 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Eames attacks
R Eames vs G Kjartansson, 2010 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

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