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My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Compiled by Chessdreamer
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201 complete games and 49 game fragments from Tartakower's book.

- 7 games not in the collection;

II/27 Tartakower-Rey, Paris 1934: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3 h6 6.Bf4 Bd6 7.Bg3 b6 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Bd3 O-O 10.Nf3 Bb7 11.Rc1 Ne4 12.Bxe4 dxe4 13.Nd2 Qe7 14.Qb3 Bxg3 15.hxg3 Na6 16.O-O c5 17.Qa3 f5 18.dxc5 Rfd8 19.Nb3 Rac8 20.cxb6 Qxa3 21.bxa3 axb6 22.Nd4 Nc5 23.Nxf5 Ra8 24.a4 Ba6 25.Rfd1 Bd3 26.Rd2 Rd7 27.Rb2 Nxa4 28.Nxa4 Rxa4 29.Rc8+ Kh7 30.Rxb6 Rxa2 31.Nh4 Ra1+ 32.Kh2 Rb1 33.Re6 Rf7 34.Ng6 Rf6 35.Nf8+ Kg8 36.Nd7+ Kf7 37.Ree8 Rd6 38.Rf8+ Ke7 39.Nc5 Rd5 40.Rce8+ Kd6 41.Nxe4+ Bxe4 42.Rxe4 Rh5+ 43.Rh4 Ra5 44.Rg8 Raa1 45.Rd4+ Ke6 46.g4 Kf7 47.Rc8 h5 48.Rc7+ Kg8 49.Rd8+ Kh7 50.Rdd7 h4 51.Rxg7+ 1-0

II/92 Tartakower-Fry, Southsea 1951: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f3 O-O 6.Be3 Nbd7 7.Qd2 Re8 8.O-O-O Nf8 9.g4 N6d7 10.h4 e5 11.d5 Qe7 12.h5 f6 13.hxg6 hxg6 14.Nge2 Nb6 15.Ng3 Qf7 16.Bd3 g5 17.Nf5 Bxf5 18.exf5 Nfd7 19.Ne4 Qe7 20.Qf2 Rad8 21.Rh5 Kf7 22.Bxg5 fxg5 23.Nxg5+ Kg8 24.Ne6 Rc8 25.Rg5 Qxg5+ 26.Nxg5 Bh6 27.Qh4 Kg7 28.Qh5 1-0

II/93 Teschner-Tartakower, Southsea 1951: 1.d4 d6 2.e4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Be2 c5 7.dxc5 Qa5 8.Nd2 Qxc5 9.Nb3 Qb6 10.Bf3 Nc6 11.Nd5 Nxd5 12.exd5 Nd4 13.Nxd4 Bxd4 14.c3 Bf2+ 15.Kf1 a5 16.Qe2 Bc5 17.g4 Bd7 18.Kg2 e6 19.dxe6 fxe6 20.h4 Rae8 21.g5 e5 22.h5 exf4 23.Bd5+ Kg7 24.Qf3 Rf5 25.Bxf4 Qxb2+ 26.Kg3 Qf2+ 27.Qxf2 Bxf2+ 28.Kxf2 Rxf4+ 29.Kg3 Rf5 30.hxg6 Rxg5+ 31.Kf2 Rf8+ 32.Ke3 Re5+ 33.Be4 Bf5 34.Rxh7+ Kxg6 35.Rh4 Rfe8 36.Rg1+ Kf7 0-1

II/95 Tartakower-Kemp, Paris 1952: 1.e4 c6 2.Nc3 d5 3.Nf3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Bf5 5.Ng3 Bg6 6.h4 h6 7.Ne5 Qd6 8.Nxg6 Qxg6 9.d4 Qe6+ 10.Be2 Nf6 11.O-O g6 12.h5 gxh5 13.Nxh5 Nbd7 14.Bf4 Nxh5 15.Bxh5 Qf5 16.Qg4 Qxg4 17.Bxg4 Nf6 18.Bf3 Nd5 19.Be5 Rg8 20.c4 Nb6 21.Rac1 Bg7 22.Bxg7 Rxg7 23.d5 c5 24.Rfe1 Rg6 25.Re3 Rc8 26. b3 Rc7 27.Be4 Rf6 28.Rg3 Nc8 29.Rg8+ Kd7 30.Bf3 Nd6 31.Bg4+ e6 32.Re1 Nf5 33.Bxf5 exf5 34.Ree8 Kd6 35.f4 Re7 36.Rc8 Rg6 37.Rgd8+ Rd7 38.Kf2 Rxd8 39.Rxd8+ Ke7 40.Rb8 Rb6 41.Ke3 Kd7 42.Kd3 a5 43.Rf8 Ke7 44.Rc8 a4 45.Rxc5 axb3 46.axb3 Rxb3+ 47.Kc2 Rg3 48.Rc7+ Kd6 49.Rxb7 Rxg2+ 50.Kd3 h5 51.Rb6+ Kd7 52.Rh6 Rg4 53.Ke3 h4 54.c5 Rg3+ 55.Kd4 h3 56.Rh7 Ke7 57.c6 Rf3 58.Rh8 Kd6 59.Rh6+ f6 60.Rxf6+ Ke7 61.Rh6 1-0

II/96 Tartakower-Thiellement, Paris 1953: 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3 b6 4.Bg2 Bb7 5.O-O c5 6.Bf4 Nc6 7.c4 cxd4 8.Nxd4 a6 9.Nc3 Be7 10.e4 Nxd4 11.Qxd4 O-O 12.Rad1 Bc5 13.Qd3 Ra7 14.Na4 Qa8 15.Nxc5 bxc5 16.Bd6 Rc8 17.f3 Ne8 18.Bf4 Bc6 19.Qa3 f6 20.Bh3 Kf7 21.Rd2 Qb7 22.Rfd1 Qb4 23.Qd3 Rb7 24.e5 Kg8 25.Qe2 f5 26.Be3 a5 27.Bf1 Nc7 28.Qf2 Na6 29.Bd3 Qb6 30.Bb1 Qd8 31.g4 fxg4 32.fxg4 Qe7 33.Rf1 Rbb8 34.Qg3 Rf8 35.Rdf2 Rxf2 36.Qxf2 g6 37.Bh6 Re8 38.h4 Rb8 39.h5 gxh5 40.gxh5 Kh8 41.Qf6+ Qxf6 42.exf6 1-0

II/97 Benkner-Tartakower, match Paris-Saar 1953: 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 b6 4.g3 Bb7 5.Bg2 Be7 6.Nc3 Ne4 7.Qc2 Nxc3 8.Qxc3 O-O 9.O-O f5 10.Rd1 Bf6 11.Qb3 Qe7 12.Bd2 d6 13.Rac1 Nd7 14.e3 Kh8 15.Bc3 Be4 16.Ne1 e5 17.f3 Bb7 18.Qc2 e4 19.f4 d5 20.Qb3 Qe6 21.Bf1 Be7 22.Ng2 Rfd8 23.Be1 c5 24.cxd5 Bxd5 25.Bc4 Bxc4 26.Qxc4 Qxc4 27.Rxc4 Nf6 28.h3 Kg8 29.Kf2 Rd7 30.Rcc1 Rad8 31.Bc3 Nd5 32.Ke2 Kf7 33.Be1 h5 34.dxc5 Bxc5 35.a3 Be7 36.Rd2 Bf6 37.Rc6 Ne7 38.Rxd7 Rxd7 39.Rc2 Rd3 40.Bd2 Rb3 41.Bc1 Nd5 42.Ne1 a5 43.Ng2 Ke6 44.Kd1 a4 45.Re2 b5 46.Ne1 b4 47.Nc2 bxa3 48.Nxa3 Rxa3 49.bxa3 Nc3+ 50.Kd2 Nxe2 51.Kxe2 Kd5 52.Kd2 Kc4 53.Kc2 Bc3 0-1

II/99 Tartakower-Roethel, 28th French Ch 1953: 1.d4 Nf6 2.b3 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Bd3 d6 5.Bb2 O-O 6.Nf3 Nfd7 7.h4 e5 8.h5 exd4 9.hxg6 hxg6 10.Bxd4 Bxd4 11.Nxd4 Qf6 12.Nc3 Re8 13.Be2 c6 14.Qd2 d5 15.Rd1 Nc5 16.b4 Ne6 17.Nxe6 Bxe6 18.e4 Qg7 19.Qd4 Nd7 20.exd5 cxd5 21.Qxg7+ Kxg7 22.Nxd5 Bxd5 23.Rxd5 Nb6 24.Rd4 Rac8 25. Kd2 Re5 26. Rb1 g5 27.c4 Rc7 28.Bd3 Rce7 29.g3 Nd7 30.f4 Re3 31.Rxd7 1-0

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Volume One
1905 - 1930

Position I: Tartakower vs M Billecard, 1907 after Black's 25th move. 'Storm over Asia'


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26.Qd8 Qe4 27.Be7 1-0

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Position II: F J Lee vs Tartakower, 1907 after White's 37th move. The Dynamic Principle


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37...e4 38.Bd5 Ke5 39.Bxb7 g3 40.Bxa6 Bxf2 41.Kd1 f5 42.b4 f4 43.c4 Rg1 44.Rxg1 Bxg1 45.c5 g2 0-1

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Position III: S Von Freymann vs Tartakower, 1909, after White's 37th move. The Art of Liquidation


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37.Rb6 b3 38.Rxb3 Qd1 39.Rb6 Rxf2+ 40.Kxf2 Rc2+ 41.Kg3 Qg1+ 42.Kf4 Rxh2 43.Qg4 Qh1 44.Rb8 Kg8 45.e4 Rh4 46.e5 h5 0-1

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Position IV: Gruenfeld vs Tartakower, 1922, after White's 39th move.


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39...Bxg2 40.Rg4 Bf3 41.Rxf4+ Ke3 42.Rf7 Kf2 0-1

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Position V: Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1923, after White's 21th move. The King's Flight


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21...Kf6 22.Qxb7 Qf4+ 23.Kb1 Qxf2 24.Qc6+ Kg5 25.h4+ Kg4 26.Rdf1 Qb6 27.Qc4 Rd2 28.b4 Qe3 29.Rh3 Qb6 30.Rhf3 Rxg2 31.Rf4+ Kg3 32.Qd5 Re8 33.Qd7 Qa6 0-1

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Position VI: Tartakower vs Lasker, 1924 after Black's 18th move. A Missed Opportunity


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"I could have obtained a clear advantage, if not even a decisive one, by the double sacrifice of the exchange" (Tartakower): 19.Rxf6!! Bxf6 20.Rxf6!! gxf6 21.Ng4

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Analysis: 29.c6!! Qxc6 30.Re7 f6 31.Rxg7 Rd6 32.Rg8+ Kxg8 33.Qg4+ and wins. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Position VIII Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 after Black's 37th move. Royal Labours


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38.Kc2 Kd6 39.Kc3 Ke5 40.a5 d4 41.Kc4 d3 42.Kc3 Kd6 43.f3 Kd5 44.b6 axb6 45.a6 Kc6 46.b5+ 1-0

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Position IX R P Michell vs Tartakower, 1925 after White's 40th move. The Work of Two Bishops


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40...Kg7 41.Kf1 Bc6 42.Ng1 g5 43.Nf3 h5 44.Be2 Re4 45.Bd3 Rf4 46.Ke2 g4 47.hxg4 hxg4 48.Nh2 g3 49.Nf3 d4 50.Rf1 b4 51.Nd2 Rh4 52.Nf3 Rh8 53.Kd2 Rh2 54.Nxh2 gxh2 55.Rh1 Be5 56.Bf1 Be4 57.Kd1 Kf6 58.Kd2 Kg5 59.Kd1 Kg4 0-1

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Position X Prokes vs Tartakower, 1925 after White's 35th move. (a) As the Crow Flies


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35...Qxa2 36.Qxb5 Qb1+ 37.Kg2 Bxc3...

Tartakower: "After some useful liquidation the position after White's 48th move in the same game was the following"

(b) Duel of Two Bishops


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48...Bc5+ 49.Ke2 Bd4 50.Kd3 Bxc3 51.Kxc3 Kf5 52.Kd3 Kg4 53.Ke4 Kxg3 54.Kxe5 Kf3 55.Kd4 Kf4 56.Kd5 e5 0-1

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Position XI Gilg vs Tartakower, 1926 after White's 91th move. Another Travelling King


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91...Rg1 92.Ra2 Kf3 93.Ra3+ Kf4 94.Ra4+ Kg3 95.Ra3+ Kh4 96.Ra4+ Rg4 97.Ra1 Re4 98.Rh1+ Kg4 99.Rg1+ Kf5 100.Re1 Kf6 101.Kh7 Kg5 102.h6 Re7+ 0-1

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Position XII H Friedmann vs Tartakower, 1927 after White's 23rd move. The Storm


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23...Rxc1 24.Rxc1 Bxf4 25.exf4 Nxf4 26.Qe3 Bxg2 27.Re1 Bd5 28.Qg3 Nh3+ 29. Kf1 f4 30. Qg4 Nf6 31. Qe2 f3 32.Nxf3 Nf4 0-1

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Position XIII Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1927 after White's 27th move. The Rescue


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27...bxc4 28.Bxh7+ Kxh7 29.Rf7 Rxb2+ 30.Kg1 c3 31.Qf6 Rb1+ 32.Kf2 Rb2+ 33.Ke1 Rb1+ 34.Kf2 Rb2+ 1/2-1/2

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Position XIV E G Sergeant vs Tartakower, 1927 after White's 49th move.


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49...Kf5 50.Bd2 Re4 51.Bxa5 bxa5 52.Nd2 Rf4+ 53.Rf3 g4 54.Rxf4+ Kxf4 55.e6 Bf6 56.Kg2 Ke3 57.Nc4+ dxc4 58.d5 cxb3 59.d6 b2 0-1

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Position XV Tartakower vs Leonhardt, 1928 after Black's 21st move.


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22.Be1 Qa3 23.Nb5 Qxa2 24.Bc3 d4 25.Bxd4 f6 26.Rb2 1-0

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Position XVI H A Cadman vs Tartakower, 1929 after White's 18th move. Abduction of a Pawn


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18...Bxg2 19.Kxg2 Qg6+ 20.Kh1 Qe4+ 21.Kg1 Qxe2 22.h3 Re8 23. Ra1 Re6 24.Qc3 Rg6+ 25.Kh1 Rd3 0-1

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Position XVII Prokes vs Tartakower, 1929 after White's 32nd move. Conflict of Squares


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32.Ra1 Kd6 33.Kf1 Kc5 34.Ke1 Kd4 35.Kd2 Bd5 36.g3 Rb2+ 37.Ke1 Bb3 38.h4 f6 39.Ba6 Kc3 40.Bb5 Kb4 41.Bd7 Ra2 42.Rb1 Kc3 43.Rc1+ Rc2 44.Rb1 Rb2 45.Rc1+ Bc2 46.h5 Rb7 47.Bc6 Re7+ 48.Kf1 Kb2 49.Rxc2+ Kxc2 50.hxg6 hxg6 51.f3 Kb3 52.g4 Rc7 53.Be8 g5 54.Kf2 Kc3 55.Bb5 Kd4 56.Kg3 Ke3 57.Be8 Rc1 58.Bb5 Rg1+ 59.Kh2 Kf2 60.Bc6 Rc1 61.Bd5 Rc7 62.Be4 Rg7 0-1

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Position XVIII M Romi vs Tartakower, 1930 after White's 32nd move. In the Net


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32...h4 33.g4 Rh1+ 34.Kg2 Qf1+ 35.Kf3 Rh3+ 36.Ke4 Qc4+ 37.Ke5 Qxc5+ 38.Kf6 Rxe3 39.fxe3 e5 0-1

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Position XIX Znosko-Borovsky vs Tartakower, 1930 after White's 34th move.


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34...b4 35.Rxb7 Qa6+ 36.Bd3 Qxb7 37.Qxb7+ Kxb7 38.h5 b3 39.h6 a5 40.h7 a4 41.Bc4 Rh8 42.Bd3 a3 0-1

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Position XX J Gudmundsson vs Tartakower, 1930 after White's 26th move.


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26...Nxd4 27.Qd1 Qxe5 28.fxe5 Rf1+ 29.Kg2 R8f2+ 30.Kh3 Rxd1 31.Rxd1 Ne6 32.b4 Re2 33.Rxd5 cxd5 34.c6 Rf2 35.Bf4 Nxf4+ 0-1

Position XXI Tartakower vs K Treybal, 1930 after Black's 40th move.


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41.Rd4 Kd8 42.Nc4 Ke7 43.Rd6 Rb8 44.Bc2 Rb7 45.Kd4 Ne4 46.Bxe4 fxe4 47.Kxe4 1-0

Position XXII Yates vs Tartakower, 1930 after White's 30th move.


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30...Nxe4 31.dxe4 Bxf1 32.Rxf1 Rxe4 33.Nh3 Rd2 34.Ng5 Rf4 35.Ra1 Rxb2 36.Nf3 Re4 37.Na4 Rc2 38.h3 Ree2 39.Rb1 Rxg2 40.Rxb4 Rgf2 41. Rb3 Rxa2 0-1

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Position XXIII Przepiorka vs Tartakower, 1930 after White's 26th move. Taking by Assault


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26...Nxd4 27.cxd4 Qxd4 28.Kc2 Nc5 29.Be2 Qxa1 30.Bb2 Qxa2 31.Qf3 Rh2 32.g4 d4 0-1

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Volume Two
1931 - 1954

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Position I O.Garcia Vera - Tartakower, Exhibition Game, Rosario 1931 after White's 36th move. Only one Tempo!


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36...d3 37.Qa6+ Ke5 38.Qxd3 Qh4+ 39.Qh3 Qxh3 40.Kxh3 Kd4 41.Kg4 f6 42.Kf4 Kc4 43.Ke4 Kb3 44.Kd5 Kxb2 45.Ke6 Kxa3 46.Kxf6 a5 47.Kxg6 a4 48.g4 Kb4 0-1

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Position II Tartakower vs S Landau, 1931 after Black's 68th move. The Blockade


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69.Bxb6 Rff7 70.Ra8 cxb6 71.Rxd8 Qh7 72.Rh8 1-0

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Position III Tartakower vs Flohr, 1932 after Black's 24th move. Geometrical Ending


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25.Nd4 a6 26.Kc2 Bc8 27.Kd3 Bd7 28.g4 g5 29.Ke4 Kf7 30.f4 Ke7 31.f5 Be8 32.Nc6+ Bxc6 33.dxc6 Kf7 34.Kd5 Ke7 35.a4 a5 36.Kd4 Kf7 37.Kc3 Ke7 38.b4 Kf7 39.bxa5 bxa5 40.Kd4 Ke8 41.Kd5 Kf7 42.c5 1-0

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Position IV Tartakower vs A Gromer, 1933 after Black's 41st move. Unequal Weapons


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42.Nh3 Kg6 43.Kg4 a5 44.Nf2 Bg7 45.a4 b6 46.Nh3 Bh6 47.Ng1 Bg7 48.Nf3 Bf6 49.Kf4 Kf7 50.Kf5 Ke7 51.Nh2 Kf7 52.Nf3 Ke7 53.e5 dxe5 54.Nxe5 Bg7 55.Ng6+ Kd6 56.Nf4 Bh6 57.Nd5 Bd2 58.Nxb6 Bc1 59.Nd5 Bd2 60.Nf6 Kc7 61.Ke6 Bb4 62.Nd5+ Kb7 63.Kd6 Ba3 64.Nf6 Bb4 65.Nd7 Ba3 66.Kd5 1-0

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Position V Tartakower vs E Klein, 1935 after Black's 39th move. The Pawn Phalanx


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40.g4 Kf6 41.h4 Ra2+ 42.Kg3 Re2 43.Kf3 Rh2 44.h5 Rh3+ 45.Kf2 Rh2+ 46.Kg3 Rh1 47.Rc6+ Kg7 48.hxg6 fxg6 49.f5 gxf5 50.gxf5 h5 51.Rg6+ Kf7 52.Kf4 h4 53.e4 h3 54.Ke5 Ra1 55.Rh6 Ra3 56.Kf4 Rb3 57.e5 Kg7 58.Rh5 Rb4+ 59.Kg5 Rb3 60.f6+ Kf7 61.Rh7+ Kg8 62.f7+ Kf8 63.e6 1-0

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Position VI Tartakower - I.Schaechter, Jurata 1937 after the 64th move. No Trumps


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65.Bd2 Bd3 66.b4 Re2 67.Bc3 Rg2 68.Rd5 Kg6 69.Rd7 Rxg5+ 70.Kd6 Kh7 71.Rxa7 Bf1 72.Rf7 Bg2 73.a7 Rg3 74.Be5 Rg6+ 75.Kc5 Rg5 76.Kd4 Bh1 77.b5 Rg1 78.Kxc4 Rg2 79.Rxg7+ Rxg7 80.Bxg7 Kxg7 81.Kc5 Kf8 82.Kd6 1-0

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Position VII Tartakower vs Szabo, 1938 after Black's 36th move. The Pincers


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37.g5 Bf8 38.Rd2+ Ke5 39.Nd4 Rxd4 40.cxd4+ Ke4 41.Kc3 Ke3 42.Rd1 Ke2 43.Rff1 1-0

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Position VIII (a) Tartakower - Winter, after Black's 31st move in the second game of a short match played in Paris, August 1938 (+2, -1, =2). As the Crow Flies


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32.d6 Qxd6 33.Qh4 Qg6 34.Nd5 Kh8 35.Qe7 Re8 36.Qf6+ 1-0

(b) Tartakower- Winter, after the 42nd move in a game from the same match.


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43.f5 exf5 44.Nxf5 Qb1 45.Qf3 Rxc2 46.Ne7+ Kg7 47.Qf6+ 1-0

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Position IX Tartakower vs Denker, 1946 after Black's 40th move. A Massive Ending


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41.Kc5 h1=Q 42.Rxh1 Rxb3 43.Re4 Rb7 44.Kc6 Rbb2 45.Rh7+ Kf6 46.Rhxe7 Rdc2 47.c5 Rb3 48.R4e6+ Kf5 49.Re2 Kf6 50.R7e6+ Kf7 51.Rxc2 Kxe6 52.Re2+ Kf7 53.Kc7 Rc3 54.c6 Rc1 55.Kd7 Rd1+ 56.Kc8 Rc1 57.c7 Rb1 58.Re4 Rb2 59.Kd7 Rd2+ 60.Kc6 Rc2+ 61.Kd6 Rc1 62.Re5 1-0

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Positon X Prins vs Tartakower, 1946 after White's 29th move. A Diabolical Trap


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29...Kh8?! 30.Qe4!?? Rg8! 31.Rf4 Bf3+ 0-1

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Position XI Vidmar vs Tartakower, 1946 after White's 39th move. The Bludgeon


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39...c4 40.Rf1 g4 41.Qg3 Bd6 42.Kh1 d3 43.Qe3 Nf3 44.Bxf3 Qh5 45.Qd4+ Be5 0-1

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Position XII Euwe vs Tartakower, 1946 after White's 49th move. The Last Act


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49...h5 50.Kb6 h4 51.Kc6 h3 52.Kd6 h2 53.Rb1 Kf5 54.Rh1 Kf4 55.Rxh2 Kxf3 56.Ke5 g4 57.Ra2 g3 1/2-1/2

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Position XIII Yanofsky vs Tartakower, 1946 after White's 60th move. Miraculous Escape


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60...Nd4+ 61.Rxd4 Rxd4 62.Kc3 Rg4 63.b5 Kf6 64.b6 Ke6 65.b7 Rg8 66.Bf4 Kd5 67.Kb4 Rg1 68.b8=Q Rb1+ 1/2-1/2 1/2-1/2

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Position XIV Tartakower vs C H Alexander, 1947 after Black's 24th move. What Continuation?


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25.Rf1 Qg6 26.Nb4 Ra8 27.Qxa8 Nxe3 28.Nxd5+ cxd5 29.Qa5+ b6 30.Rf7+ 1-0

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Position XV Tartakower - A. Gromer, after Black's 66th move in the fourth game of a match played at Paris in February, 1947 (+2, -0, =4). The Pass


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67.Kg6 Bf3 68.f5 Ke8 69.f6 Bd5 70.Kxh5 Kf7 71.Kg5 Be4 72.h5 Ke6 73.Bc5 Bc2 74.Be7 Bb1 75.Kf4 Bc2 76.Ke3 Bd1 77.h6 Bc2 78.Kd4 Bd3 79.Kc5 Kd7 80.Kd5 1-0

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Position XVI Tartakower - Golombek, Baarn 1947 after Black's 33rd move. Pawns and Their Secrets


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34.Kd3 Ke7 35.Kc3 a5 36.Kd4 Kd6 37.g4 f6 38.g5 fxg5 39.fxg5 Kc6 40.a3 Kd6 41.b4 a4 42.h3 1-0

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Position XVII Tartakower - Sacconi, Venice 1947 after Black's 56th move. A Rook in the Rookery


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57.Kf4 Re2 58.h4 Re1 59.Kg4 Re5 60.Rf8+ Kg6 61.h5+ Kh6 62.Rf6+ Kg7 63.Rf7+ Kh6 64.Re7 Rg5+ 65.Kf4 Rxh5 66.Rxh7+ 1-0

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Position XVIII Benko vs Tartakower, 1948 after White's 38th move. A Knight Duel


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38...Qd4 39.Qxd4 exd4 40.Ne1 Kf6 41.Nd3 g5 42.Kg2 gxh4 43.f4 h3+ 44.Kxh3 Nxf4+ 45.Nxf4 Ke5 46.Kg3 Kxe4 47.Ng2 Kxd5 48.Kf3 Kc4 49.Nf4 Kb3 50.Nd3 d5 51.Nb4 Kxb2 52.Nxd5 Kxa3 53.Nc7 Kb4 54.Ne6 Kc3 55.Nc7 Kc4 0-1

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Position XIX Tartakower vs J Enevoldsen, 1948 after Black's 27th move in the 5th game of a match played at Copenhagen, December 1948 (+1, -2, =3). The Danger Zone


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28.Rcf1 Nxd5 29.Rxf7 Nxc3 30.bxc3 Ba5 31.Rf6+ Kd5 32.Bxg6 Bxc3+ 33.Kd3 Bxd4 34.Bf7+ Kc5 35.Rf5+ 1-0

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Position XX Tartakower - Wade, Bewerwijk 1949 after Black's 45th move. Heroic Pawn


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46.g5 Kd4 47.Kc2 Kc5 48.Ra7 Rxh4 49.Rc7+ Kb4 50.a3+ Kxa3 51.Kc3 Rh3+ 52.Kd4 Rg3 53.Ra7+ Kb4 54.Rb7+ Ka5 55.c5 Rxg5 56.c6 Rg1 57.Rb8 Rc1 58.Kd5 f5 59.Kd6 Rd1+ 60.Ke6 Rc1 61.Kd7 Rd1+ 62.Kc8 f4 63.c7 f3 64.Kb7 f2 65.c8=Q Rb1+ 66.Ka7 Rxb8 67.Qa6+ 1-0

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Position XXI Tartakower - Hugot, Paris 1949 after Black's 30th move. The Domesticated Knight


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31.Qxc6 bxc6 32.d4 Kg6 33.Bd7 Nf5 34.Bxc6 Nxd4 35.Bxd5 f5 36.Kg2 Nc2 37.Kf3 Nb4 38.Bc4 Nc6 39.Kf4 Kf6 40.a3 Ne7 41.Ke3 Ke5 42.Bf7 Nd5+ 43.Bxd5 Kxd5 44.Kf4 Kc4 45.Kxf5 Kb3 46.g4 hxg4 47.Kxg4 Kxb2 48.h5 Kxa3 49.h6 1-0

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Position XXII Tartakower - H.G. Rhodes, after Black's 35th move in the fourth game of a match played in Southport at the end of April, 1950 (+3, -0, =3). Supporting Squares


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36.Kd2 Kd6 37.Kc3 Kc6 38.Kb4 Kd6 39.Ka4 Kc6 40.b3 Kc7 41.b4 Kc6 42.b5+ Kd7 43.Kb4 Kd6 44.h3 h5 45.h4 axb5 46.Kxb5 Kc7 47.Kc5 1-0

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Position XXIII F Mastichiadis vs Tartakower, 1950 after White's 31st move. Ill-fortune


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31...Rxg2+ 32.Rxg2 Rh1+ 33.Kf2 Bxd5 34. Rg1 Rh3 0-1

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Position XXIV C. Grodner - Tartakower, Paris 1953 after White's 31st move. The Last Act


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31...Qf4 32.Bg2 Nh5 33.Ra3 Ng3+ 34.Rxg3 Qxg3 35.Nc3 Rf1 0-1

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Position XXV W. Morena - Tartakower after White's 48th move in a game from the match Saar-France, played at Paris, March 28, 1954. The Final Assault


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48...Re5 49.Qc3 Rh5+ 50.Kg2 Kh7 51.b4 Bf5 52.Qd2 Bh3+ 53.Kg1 Qf1+ 54.Rxf1 Rxf1+ 55.Kh2 Bg4+ 56.Kg2 Rhh1 0-1

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Position XXVI Tartakower - Dr. M. Falk, from a game played in Paris, 1954. Prophecy


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1.Rf3 h4 2.Bc7 Nxh2 3.Qxa7+ Kxa7 4.Ra3#

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I/1 - Multiple Assault
Tartakower vs J Schenkein, 1905 
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

I/2 - Sharp Measures
D M Schapiro vs Tartakower, 1905 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

I/3 - Feats of Valour on the KR file
Tartakower vs Vidmar, 1905 
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

I/4 - Artillery in Action
Tartakower vs P F Johner, 1906
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

I/5 - Counter-Sacrifices
Tartakower vs P F Johner, 1906
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

I/6 - Skirmishes
Tartakower vs Vidmar, 1907  
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 23 moves, 1-0

I/7 - Who will have the Attack?
Martinolich vs Tartakower, 1907 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

I/8 - Who Controls the Open (Kkt) File?
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1907 
(A22) English, 42 moves, 1-0

I/9 - Deadly Surprise
J Perlis vs Tartakower, 1907 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 11 moves, 0-1

I/10 - Triumphant Pawn
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1907 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

I/11 - Castling Opposite Sides
Swiderski vs Tartakower, 1907 
(A28) English, 20 moves, 0-1

I/12 - Harvest
Tartakower vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1907
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 56 moves, 1-0

I/13 - A Greek Gift
Olland vs Tartakower, 1907 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

I/14 - Rapier Thrusts
Tartakower vs Chigorin, 1907 
(C28) Vienna Game, 23 moves, 1-0

I/15 - Storm Troops
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1908 
(C28) Vienna Game, 40 moves, 1-0

I/16 - Morbid Squares
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1909  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

I/17 - Avalanche
A Speijer vs Tartakower, 1909 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 0-1

I/18 - Dismantling
Tartakower vs Fahrni, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

I/19 - Eruption
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 0-1

I/20 - The Hunt
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1910 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

I/21 - Small Gains
Tartakower vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

I/22 - Diversions
Tartakower vs Z Barasz, 1913 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

I/23 - Encirclement
Tartakower vs L Asztalos, 1913 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

I/24 - Attack or Perish
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1913 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

I/25 - The Royal File
Tartakower vs J Perlis, 1913 
(C26) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

I/26 - Havoc
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1913
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

I/27 - The Terrors of the KKt file
J Hrdina vs Tartakower, 1913 
(A80) Dutch, 24 moves, 0-1

I/28 - The Slippery Slope
Tartakower vs G Nyholm, 1914 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

I/29 - Pin-pricks
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1914 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

I/30 - And now for the QKt File!
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1914
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

I/31 - Manoeuvres
Schlechter vs Tartakower, 1917 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 66 moves, 0-1

I/32 - False Hopes
Tartakower vs Reti, 1919 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

I/33 - Invigoration
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1920 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 0-1

I/34 -Intermittent Attacks
Tartakower vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

I/35 - The KB7 Weakness
Tartakower vs Reti, 1920 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

I/36 - The Struggle for Zones
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1920 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

I/37 -'A Streetcar called Imagination'
Tartakower vs Saemisch, 1921
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

I/38 - Centre Files
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1921 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

I/39 - Opening Dangers
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1921 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

I/40 - The Art of Defence
Euwe vs Tartakower, 1921 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

I/41 - Three Phases - Three Faces
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1921 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 54 moves, 1-0

I/42 - Surprises
Tartakower vs H Wolf, 1922 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

I/43 - Massive Sacrifices
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

I/44 - Live Pawns
Tarrasch vs Tartakower, 1922 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 0-1

I/45 - The Struggle for the Initiative
Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 0-1

I/46 - Pillage
Bogoljubov vs Tartakower, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 0-1

I/47 - Mutual Resources
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1922 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

I/48 - Battle of Ideas
Tartakower vs O Chajes, 1923 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 63 moves, 1-0

I/49 - The Heroic Pawn
Tartakower vs G A Thomas, 1923 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

I/50 - Logical Conclusion
Tartakower vs Yates, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

I/51 - Transmission of Weaknesses
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1924
(A15) English, 61 moves, 1-0

I/52 - DP's (Displaced Pieces)
Tartakower vs Janowski, 1924 
(A09) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

I/53 - Entanglement
Tartakower vs H Saunders, 1924
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

I/54 - Mutual Efforts
G Norman vs Tartakower, 1924 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

I/55 - Asphyxia
Tartakower vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1925
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

I/56 - Counter-attack
Opocensky vs Tartakower, 1925 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

I/57 - The Miniature Blockade
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

I/58 - Confiscations
Tartakower vs Gruenfeld, 1925
(A22) English, 39 moves, 1-0

I/59 - Bludgeon Blows
H K Mattison vs Tartakower, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

I/60 - The King's Pawn's Career
Tartakower vs Przepiorka, 1925 
(C15) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

I/61 - Demolishment
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

I/62 - Scientific Undermining
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1925 
(A09) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

I/63 - Lack of Space
Tartakower vs B Verlinsky, 1925 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

I/64 - Central Counter-thrusts
I Rabinovich vs Tartakower, 1925
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

I/65 - 'My Best Game'
Tartakower vs Tarrasch, 1926 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

I/66 - Simple Means
Gruenfeld vs Tartakower, 1926  
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 0-1

I/67 - A Royal Progress
Tartakower vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

I/68 - Walking the Tight-rope
Tartakower vs J H Pannekoek, 1926 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

I/69 - 'Stakhanovism'
Tartakower vs S Takacs, 1926
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 52 moves, 1-0

I/70 - Outflanking
Tartakower vs A Tackels, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

I/71 - A Double Sacrifice
Tartakower vs M Romi, 1926 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

I/72 - The King without a Refuge
Tartakower vs R Crepeaux, 1926
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

I/73 - The Stab
Tartakower vs Colle, 1926 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

I/74 - Shocks on the Queen Side
Reti vs Tartakower, 1926 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 0-1

I/75 - Linear Strategy
A Teller vs Tartakower, 1927 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 0-1

I/76 - Explosion
Tartakower vs J Kleczynski Jr, 1927
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

I/77 - Artillery Fire
Tartakower vs S Kohn, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 1-0

I/78 - Attack and Defence
Tartakower vs Bogoljubov, 1927 
(C58) Two Knights, 61 moves, 1-0

I/79 - Restriction
Tartakower vs H Mueller, 1927 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

I/80 - Resources
Tartakower vs Kmoch, 1927 
(C00) French Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

I/81 - How and When to Sacrifice
W Winter vs Tartakower, 1927 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

I/82 - Thrills
Tartakower vs Bogoljubov, 1927 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

I/83 - Final Judgment
Tartakower vs Reti, 1927 
(A48) King's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

I/84 - Fatal Interlude
P F Johner vs Tartakower, 1928 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 15 moves, 0-1

I/85 - 'Infernal Harvest'
Tartakower vs H Mueller, 1928
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

I/86 - The Wrong Turning
Euwe vs Tartakower, 1928 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

I/87 - Geometric Combat
Tarrasch vs Tartakower, 1928 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 48 moves, 0-1

I/88 - The Bishop's Rivalry
Tartakower vs G A Thomas, 1929 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

I/89 - Second Assault
F Lazard vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

I/90 - It's so Simple
Tartakower vs L Szwarcman, 1929 
(C45) Scotch Game, 40 moves, 1-0

I/91 - Ferocity
Tartakower vs Bogoljubov, 1929 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

I/92 - 'Blitzkrieg'
Tartakower vs Przepiorka, 1929 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

I/93 - A Planned Withdrawal
Tartakower vs M Monticelli, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

I/94 - The Draw-Bridge
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C13) French, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

I/95 - The Catalan Bishop
Tartakower vs Yates, 1930 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

I/96 - Linear Strategy
Tartakower vs Colle, 1930 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

I/97 - Endless Battle
Tartakower vs Maroczy, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

I/98 - Flank Operations
Tartakower vs V Halberstadt, 1930 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

I/99 - High Tension
Tartakower vs M Romi, 1930
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

I/100 - Double Sacrifice
Tartakower vs Weenink, 1930 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

I/101 - The Battering-ram
Marshall vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

II/1 - Detailed Strategy
Sultan Khan vs Tartakower, 1931 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

II/2 - The Level Crossing
Tartakower vs Sultan Khan, 1931 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

II/3 - The Massacre
Sultan Khan vs Tartakower, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

II/4 - The Law of Initiative
J Molina vs Tartakower, 1931 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

II/5 - The Mobile Rook
Tartakower vs O Zimmermann, 1931
(A47) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

II/6 - The Way In
Tartakower vs Yates, 1931
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

II/7 - A Remumerative Sacrifice
Kashdan vs Tartakower, 1931 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 53 moves, 0-1

II/8 - In the Vice
Tartakower vs Kashdan, 1931
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

II/9 - The Weakened K side
Colle vs Tartakower, 1931
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

II/10 - The Reefs
Tartakower vs Colle, 1931
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

II/11 - Over-Optimism
Bogoljubov vs Tartakower, 1931
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 0-1

II/12 - The Duel
Tartakower vs W Winter, 1932  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

II/13 - Castling Opposite Sides
Tartakower vs Koltanowski, 1932
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

II/14 - Frontal Counter-attack
Baratz vs Tartakower, 1932
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 28 moves, 0-1

II/15 - No way Out
Alekhine / Gosselin vs Tartakower / Villeneuve, 1933 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

II/16 - A Many-sided Struggle
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1933 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 74 moves, 0-1

II/17 - Break-through in the Centre
Tartakower vs Maroczy, 1933 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

II/18 - Lightning War
Tartakower vs H J van den Heuvel, 1933
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

II/19 - The Avalanche
A M Broer vs Tartakower, 1933
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

II/20 - The Storm
Tartakower vs Lilienthal, 1933
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

II/21 - The Boomerang
Lilienthal vs Tartakower, 1933 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

II/22 - Ultra-rapid Mobilisation
Tartakower vs R Frentz, 1933 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 35 moves, 1-0

II/23 - Instructive Developments
Znosko-Borovsky vs Tartakower, 1933 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

II/24 - Kaleidoscopic Combat
Tartakower vs S Prokofiev, 1934 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

II/25 - The Race
Tartakower vs R Domenech, 1934 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

II/26 - Black Queen at Bay
Tartakower vs Cunillera, 1934 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

II/28 - Repartee
Kraus vs Tartakower, 1934 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

II/29 - A Difficult Struggle
Tartakower vs E Klein, 1935
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

II/30 - Vivacity
Tartakower vs H Friedmann, 1935
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

II/31 - The Explosion
Tartakower vs Najdorf, 1935 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

II/32 - The Break-up
Tartakower vs L Steiner, 1935 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

II/33 - Keeping One's Winnings
Tartakower vs R Grau, 1935 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 1-0

II/34 - Penetration
Tartakower vs Keres, 1935 
(A28) English, 54 moves, 1-0

II/35 - The Ambush
Tartakower vs P Frydman, 1935
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 24 moves, 1-0

II/36 - The Sword Thrust
V Mikenas vs Tartakower, 1935
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

II/37 - A Devoted Knight
Tartakower vs L Steiner, 1935
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

II/38 - Fortissimo
Tartakower vs W Winter, 1935 
(B20) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

II/39 - An Uppercut
R P Michell vs Tartakower, 1936
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

II/40 - Who Has the Attack?
A Becker vs Tartakower, 1936
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 38 moves, 0-1

II/41 - Rectilinear Operations
Tartakower vs S Landau, 1936
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 1-0

II/42 - Raids
Tartakower vs Prins, 1936 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

II/43 - The Touchstone?
Tartakower vs W Winter, 1936  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

II/44 - Decision Along the File
Tartakower vs Rossolimo, 1936 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

II/45 - At Close Quarters
Keres vs Tartakower, 1937 
(A15) English, 64 moves, 0-1

II/46 - Light Orchestration
Tartakower vs A Reynolds, 1937
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

II/47 - Surprises
Tartakower vs E Steiner, 1937
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

II/48 - Simple and Forceful
Tartakower vs Foltys, 1937
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

II/49 - A Bizarre Ending
M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

II/50 - Operation Phoenix
Tartakower vs Fine, 1937 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

II/51 - Fluctuations
Tartakower vs E E Book, 1937
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 1-0

II/52 - The Landslide
Tartakower vs F Villard, 1937 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 25 moves, 1-0

II/53 - Rook Rivalry
Tartakower vs P F Schmidt, 1938
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1-0

II/54 - Attack along the File
I Appel vs Tartakower, 1938
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 34 moves, 0-1

II/55 - The Blind-spot
Tartakower vs J Enevoldsen, 1939 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

II/56 - Triumph of the Diagonal
Tartakower vs Trompowsky, 1939
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

II/57 - Play on the Files
Tartakower vs W Orbach, 1940
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

II/58 - The Phalanx
Tartakower vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1940
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 26 moves, 1-0

II/59 - The Right Time to Sacrifice
Tartakower vs N Folke Ekstrom, 1946 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

II/60 - Dangers of Q Side Castling
H Steiner vs Tartakower, 1946 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 0-1

II/61 - Victory in Space
G A Thomas vs Tartakower, 1945 
(C10) French, 33 moves, 0-1

II/62 - Prowess of Two Bishops
Tartakower vs M Christoffel, 1946 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

II/63 - The Catalan Bishop breaks loose
Tartakower vs Aitken, 1946
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

II/64 - A Bitter Struggle
A Pomar Salamanca vs Tartakower, 1946 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 50 moves, 0-1

II/65 - A Double Sacrifice
Tartakower vs R Broadbent, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

II/66 - Simple Means
Tartakower vs C Kottnauer, 1946
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

II/67 - Unexpected Danger
Tartakower vs G Wood, 1947 
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

II/68 - A Battle for Files
Aitken vs Tartakower, 1947
(B50) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

II/69 - The Art of Defence
C Boutteville vs Tartakower, 1947
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 33 moves, 0-1

II/70 - The Trapped Queen
Tartakower vs L Stumpers, 1947 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 24 moves, 1-0

II/71 - Without Respite
H van Steenis vs Tartakower, 1947 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

II/72 - The King in Self-defence
Tartakower vs E Strehle, 1947
(A04) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

II/73 - Bilateral Operations
Tartakower vs A Medina Garcia, 1947
(E17) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

II/74 - Piece Play
S Palavan vs Tartakower, 1947
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 33 moves, 0-1

II/75 - Against Wind and Tide
Tartakower vs Pachman, 1948
(A48) King's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

II/76 - Landslide
Tartakower vs G Fuster, 1948 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

II/77 - A Bishop Duel
Tartakower vs Pirc, 1948 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

II/78 - Skirmishes
Rossolimo vs Tartakower, 1948
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

II/79 - A Stubborn Combat
M Raizman vs Tartakower, 1948
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

II/80 - Black Strategy
K M Bergsma vs Tartakower, 1949 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

II/81 - Complications
Tartakower vs G Wood, 1949 
(A48) King's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

II/82 - Break-through in the Centre
Tartakower vs Molnar, 1950
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

II/83 - Fencing
Tartakower vs L Schmid, 1950
(A28) English, 38 moves, 1-0

II/84 - Small Advantages
Tartakower vs P Trifunovic, 1950
(C51) Evans Gambit, 56 moves, 1-0

II/85 - Insistence
Tartakower vs E Canal, 1950 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 27 moves, 1-0

II/86 - Linear Strategy
Tartakower vs V Castaldi, 1950
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

II/87 - Planning
Tartakower vs E Myhre, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

II/88 - Resolute Strategy
Tartakower vs Pilnik, 1950 
(A48) King's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

II/89 - A Long-term Sacrifice
H Kramer vs Tartakower, 1950
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 40 moves, 0-1

II/90 - Keep Calm, Please
Pirc vs Tartakower, 1950 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 0-1

II/91 - Concentrated Energy
Tartakower vs P Ravn, 1951 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

II/94 - A King Hunt
Tartakower vs J T Andor, 1952 
(B50) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

II/98 - The Over-stretched Bow
Tartakower vs V Halberstadt, 1953 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 20 moves, 1-0

II/100 - A Struggle for the Initiative
A Matanovic vs Tartakower, 1953
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

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