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Hostilities on the h-file hit Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear


1. warlike, aggressive. 2. adverse, averse, contrary. Hostile, inimical indicate that which characterizes an enemy or something injurious to one's interests. Hostile applies to the spirit, attitude, or action of an enemy: They showed a hostile and menacing attitude. Inimical applies to an antagonistic or injurious tendency or influence: Their remarks were inimical to his reputation.

Fredthebear is the originator of this collection.

Chess variants - UNUSUAL (000) 0-1 Queenmate!
Maurian vs Morphy, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 0-1

Chess variants - No N (000) 1-0 Inflict doubled Ps, seize files
Morphy vs A B Arnold, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Kadas Opening 1.h4?! (A00) 1-0 White wins a piece in 8 moves!?
G Welling vs E ten Haaf, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attk/Bird (A00) Direct hits on f7 & h7; odd mate pattern
R Durkin vs Spielman, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From G. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Qxh2 sac to promote
Glicksteen vs E Lawrence, 1971 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit Complex: Felbecker Gambit (A40) 1-0 Greek gift
Alekhine vs T Lovewell, 1923 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 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

Two Knts vs Kside Fio/ Gruenfeld (A48) 1-0 Attacks on f7, h2
Hebden vs McShane, 1998
(A48) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. P Return Var (A57) 1-0 Greco Mate in 2
Suba vs O Peters, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. vs Hopton Attack 2.Bg5 h6 (A80) 1-0Excellent example
Nickoloff vs D Ross, 1993 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 4.h4 crusher
Nakamura vs M Barron, 2009 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 White N baits Black Q into snare
J E Richardson vs A Eva, 1939 
(B07) Pirc, 13 moves, 1-0

Szymon Abramowicz Winawer (1838-1920), German champion
M Porges vs Winawer, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

150A BxBg7 Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knts (B08) 1-0 N trap/sac
Hebden vs P Littlewood, 1992 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 18 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09)1-0 h-file battery
Grischuk vs G Seul, 2004 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Fool's Mate with Queen Sac variant
C A S Damant vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 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

Shumov's Shocker!! in the Sicilian Defense (B20) 0-1
Jaenisch vs Shumov, 1850 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Closed. Traditional (B23) 0-1 Routine castling
Steinitz vs H Voigt, 1885 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Double Pin
Rossolimo vs C Kottnauer, 1948 
(B30) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Slasher
V S Spasov vs K Sobay, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Dbl threat Qd8+ & QxBa5
Glek vs I Voss, 1991 
(B40) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Variation. Normal (B40) 0-1 'Tis a beaut!
B E Horberg vs Trompowsky, 1954 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0Blackburne's Mate next
Stefansson vs L Bruzon Batista, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chekhover (B53) 1-0 BAM! Game over!
H Seifert vs M Szmyd, 2009 
(B53) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 1-0 h-file battery
Pospisil vs Keller, 1984 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 The dark-squared bishop awaits...
Judit Polgar vs Szendrei, 1984 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 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

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Another fatal Nge7 w/Greek Gift
K Blom vs Niels Jensen, 1934 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Greek gift
E Formanek vs W Heidenfeld, 1973 
(C11) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Greek Gift
Yates vs V Marin y Llovet, 1930 
(C13) French, 11 moves, 1-0

French Def Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Know thy Houdini
R W Smith vs R Hart, 2009 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game 1.e4 e5 2.b3 Bc5 (C20) 1-0 Dbl R's on h-file
J Meyer vs R Klees, 2001 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Halasz-McDonnell Gambit (C21) 1-0 Kside assault
T Halasz vs Tanin, 1985 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Q&B pair pressure
H Szymaniak vs J Claus, 2005 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 21 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

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid / KGD (C28) 1-0 Greco's Mate next
E Egorov vs K Rjabzev, 2001 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Castle opposite, rob the pin
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit Declined 2...f6? (C30) 1-0 Destroyed ala Damiano
W Knoop vs L Malandain, 1995 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

KG Declined, Soller-Zilbermints Gambit (C30) 1-0 Boden's # in 8
Fischer vs J Jones, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30) 1-0 Underpromotion PxR=N#
H Reinle vs Lange, 1936 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 R battery on h-file, 7th rk
Berlin vs Posen, 1839 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA, King's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Resembles Damiano's Defense
Allgaier vs NN, 1807 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0Decisive battery f-file
Morphy vs NN, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Salvio Gambit Nh6 (C37) 0-1 White Q is trapped - must know
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

KP Game: Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 push the h-pawn
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Greco Variation (C40) 0-1, 10 moves discovery
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 The Krejcik queen trap
J Krejcik vs Baumgartner, 1914 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0A rare NN miniature win in 6!
NN vs Cornelissen, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in Smyslov's 125 Selected Games by Vasily Smyslov.
Smyslov vs M Kamishov, 1945 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Damiano Def (C40) 1-0 Black's 1st move was the only good m
J Mieses vs NN, 1933 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

K's Knight Opening (C44) 0-1 Instructive 3.Bd3? catastrophe
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Steinitz 4...Qh5 (C45) 0-1Don't go chasin' knights
J A Nunez Vallina vs C Ferron Garcia, 1994 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Meitner Variation (C45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate in 2
R C Lemon vs M Plum, 1982 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Greek gift, h-file battery
Rubinstein vs O Bernstein, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Qh5+ leads to mate by Bishops
W Donisthorpe vs Mundell, 1892 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 0-1 Double Trouble
Blitz 5 vs Belle, 1978  
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1Focal point g7, B&N#
V Fernandez Coria vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C49) Four Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 1-0 Damiano's #
B Espedal vs D Winslow, 1977 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Ulrich Lang vs R Gralla, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 0-1 Notes by JHB; Nf3 block
NN vs Blackburne, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 3 Pieces hit f7, h7 w/pins
B Wall vs V Duncan, 1981 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

G45 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. DuMont
Taubenhaus vs E Schallopp, 1890 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 11.Nxc7? 12...Bxh2+
Chigorin vs A Ascharin, 1881 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' Pole
W John vs E Dyckhoff, 1904 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 10 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Greco's Mate w/Q next
J T Barendregt vs Teschner, 1965 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

Damiano's Mate was first published as a study in 1512!
T Soraas vs J Kvisla, 2006 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Variation (C80) 1-0 Boden's # miniature
Pandolfini vs NN, 1970 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Bxh2+ discovery nabs LPDO Q
S Osborne vs J M Garcia, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open. Skipworth Gambit (C80) 1/2- Bxh2+ sac, perpetual
J Hohmeister vs Wolff, 1993 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Game 6 in Application of Chess Theory by Yeffim Geller
Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Colle System 7.e4 vs Copycat (D05) 1-0 Rapid attk w/Greek gift
Swiderski vs J Moquette, 1899 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Accelerated Move Order (D31) 1-0Greek gift miniature
Pillsbury vs NN, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37) 1-0 She was poisoned
Kasparov vs Vaganian, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD. Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 Battery on h7
A Moiseenko vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Blastin' Away
L Ortega vs P Trotto, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Confirmed: Ch. 2 p. 34 The Art of Attack (even though both 0-0)
Smyslov vs T Florian, 1949 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Ragozin (E46) 0-1 Thematic Discovered Check
Ghitescu vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 14 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1 Corridor mate coming
Miles vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(A10) English, 43 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening/Copycat (A00) 1-0 Kside Crossfire!
A Suvorin vs A Chekhov, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 R bites K in buttocks
L Karlsson vs B Brinck-Claussen, 2006 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Modern/Dbl Fio (A01) 1-0 h-file mate coming
Bronstein vs A Z Kapengut, 1971 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Modern (A01) 0-1 Blitz Q sac... Rh1+ skewer
Jobava vs Karjakin, 2012 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch (Larsen) Var (A03) 1-0 R sac, R lift...
E Canal vs E Paoli, 1966 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation vs 2...Bg4 (A03) 1-0 Bayonet Attk
H Danielsen vs T Luther, 1999 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Zukertort/Torre vs Dutch Be7 Dbl Fio (A04) 1-0 Bh7#
Karpov vs Topalov, 1998 
(A04) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Lisitsyn Gambit vs Dutch 1Nf3 f5 2e4 (A04) 1-0 Ng5 anchor
A Smelov vs V I Ivanov, 2000 
(A04) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs French (A07) 1-0 Bold N offerings
B Adam vs V Pupols, 1979 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Traditional 9.e5 KIA (A07) 1-0 Q Sac leads to Arabian Mate
A Stukopin vs B Hasenohr, 2008 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

G90: Ludwig Steinkohl: 99 Schönheitspreise aus 150 Schachjahren
E Lobron vs Dzindzichashvili, 1979 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French b6, Bb7 (A07) 1-0 Kside group hug, Qxh7+ sac
R Borngaesser vs H Seegers, 1984 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Great Snake (A10) 0-1 B sac! Long combination
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Dutch Def (A10) 0-1 R sac removes backward pawn
Wyvill vs Anderssen, 1851 
(A10) English, 27 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Notes by R. Keene
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1851  
(A13) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knt Var (A16) 1-0 Penetrate h-file, 7th
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1961  
(A16) English, 20 moves, 1-0

G34: The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1 B outpost
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense (A40) 1-0 Greek gift
Tarjan vs J M Hodgson, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense / Dutch vs Zuke (A40) 0-1 Kside crusher
P Deshmukh vs B Thipsay, 2008 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

When Petrosian offers a sacrifice -- resign at once!
Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Macho Grob Spike (A40/B00) 0-1 Black rooks win race
C Laird vs M Basman, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Indian Game 150 Attack f3, g4 (A45) 1-0 a-file vs h-file attack
V Vepkhvishvili vs Kasparian, 1968 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Castle opposite, P storm
Adams vs Leko, 1996 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 Rook lift next
Yusupov vs D B Gurevich, 2005 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Var (A52) 1-0 Historic photo
Spielmann vs Reti, 1919 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57)0-1 B sac for a K attack
Dlugy vs Alburt, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def Classical (A70) 1-0Removed own defender to make thrt
Dreev vs E Moskow, 2007 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 30.Kd2 saves White
R Kempinski vs Gleizerov, 2000 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Leonhardt Gambit b4 (B01) 1-0 Poisoned h-pawn
Koltanowski vs W Windom, 1960 
(B01) Scandinavian, 35 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B01) 1-0 Kside assault
M Kobalia vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Pseudo 150 Attk w/out Bh6 (B07) 1-0 Q sac for a Pawn#
T Cagasik vs J Brooke, 2007 
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

150A vs Pirc Def Ng4 Classical. Two Knights (B08) 1-0 Uncastled
Hebden vs F Felecan, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

CHESS: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games as #4670 on p. 868
Stein vs V Liberzon, 1965 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance (B12) 1-0 800 pages of kibitz
The World vs Akobian, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Sacs on the 7th!
V Zvjaginsev vs S Slugin, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attk. Modern Def Mieses Line (B13) 0-1R+ traps itself
V Zaltsman vs D Lucky, 1985 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

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

C-K Def. Rasa-Studier Gambit (B15) 0-1 Bxh6 sac fails
S Barane vs D Jorgensen, 2009 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 0-1

Alapin/Smith-Morra Declined/French Adv (B22) 1-0Free will offer
Matulovic vs Kozomara, 1957 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Closed/Grand Prix (B23) 1-0 Resourceful attack!
G Jones vs A Zarkaj, 2008
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 75 in Why Lasker Matters by Andrew Soltis
H Wolf vs Lasker, 1923 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Bb5-Bc4. Traditional (B25) 1-0 2Rs vs 3 Minors
F Armbrust vs Shirov, 2014 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperacclrated Dragon (B27) 0-1Penetrate weak squares
Naiditsch vs S Shoker, 2013 
(B27) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk(B30) 1-0 U12 Lolli's # threat
Bayartnar Erkhes vs Timothe Razafindratsima, 2016 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sic Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 0-1 Batteries
I Zakurdjaeva vs S Melia, 2013 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Missing Spear
V S Spasov vs I Saric, 2008 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0Weird B clearance works!
M Esserman vs P Nutzman, 2009 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Nxg7 sac allows Qf6+
E Tate vs A Chibukhchian, 2013 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Dangling Bs
Yifan Hou vs Lagno, 2012 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var. English Attk (B48) 1-0 R Romp
L Dominguez vs E Mortensen, 2002 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 B pair, N, & R pair aim Kside
A Z Kapengut vs V Tukmakov, 1963 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Greco pattern extended
Kamsky vs Lautier, 1993 
(B53) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern Var (B54) 1-0 That pesky knight on d5!
B Ivanovic vs Ermenkov, 1983 
(B54) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early deviations (B62) 1-0!
O B Vea vs F B Jacobsen, 2014 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate
Karjakin vs T Metsalu, 2001 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk deviate (B75) 1-0Rxf7 Remove Def
E Tate vs Shabalov, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 1-0 Open h-file battery
Vukcevich vs M van Hoorne, 1960
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Old Line (B78) 1-0 R battery #
G Welling vs M Martens, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 moves, 1-0

24. Qxh7+ Removes the Guard of f7, then special Smothered Mate
I Yagupov vs R Khusnullin, 1999 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Smothered Mate!
R Slade vs D Hooper, 1947 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Pinned B cannot protect Q
Judit Polgar vs Suba, 1993 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 45 moves, 0-1

Sic Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt Var (B88) 0-1 Simul misfire
Fischer vs J Rubinstein, 1971 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0 All long rangers prod
A Lukin vs T Khasanov, 1983 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 P storm, Q sac
A Stukopin vs J Ferreira, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 Decoy R sac sets up Nxf7+
Nezhmetdinov vs Aronin, 1950 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 30 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Roman Holiday
Dzindzichashvili vs Fritz, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1/2-1/2 Stalemate Swindle
Adams vs V I Dimitrov, 1993 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 95: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
C Baranov vs Rokhlin, 1935 
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1-0

22.Rf3 Take care of the center and then rush the king.
Nunn vs Sutton, 1984 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def Albin-Chatard Gambit 0-0-0s (C13) 0-1 Qside smash
Velimirovic vs D Antic, 1999
(C13) French, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Cross pin w/heavy pieces
Wahls vs Yusupov, 1991 
(C16) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game 1.e4 e5 2.h3 d5 (C20) 1-0 Kside attack
Morphy vs NN, 1848 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0 Kside pawn roller
Shabalov vs I M Shliperman, 1995 
(C22) Center Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 47 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Kamyshov vs Panov, 1945 
(C28) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0Stone fence break thru
J Kristiansen vs Deep Blue, 1993 
(C28) Vienna Game, 40 moves, 1-0

KGA. Mayet Gambit (C38) 1-0 The Black K leaves his fox hole
Harrwitz vs E Williams, 1846 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA. Philidor Gambit (C38) 1-0 She's pickled
Haines vs B Wall, 1989
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky G., Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 UnusualUnstoppable Q
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0Decoy sets up fork
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Pinned to # square
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 greek gift declined
Anand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2011
(C42) Petrov Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Steinitz 4...Qh4 (C45) 1-0 Q trap
P Frazer vs Taubenhaus, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Def (C45) 1-0 Bh6 sac refused
Z Vukovic vs Mozetic, 1991 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Three Knights, Steinitz - Rosenthal Var (C46) 1-0 Impressive
C Clemens vs K Darga, 1961 
(C46) Three Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 f4? Greco's Mate
NN vs V Kahn, 1941 
(C47) Four Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1-0 Exchange sac fails
Tarrasch vs Marshall, 1903 
(C48) Four Knights, 39 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 1-0 Dbl N sacs
Tarrasch vs S Taubenhaus, 1892 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Morphy-like
Blackburne vs A Steinkuehler, 1864  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware Var (C51) 1-0 Arabian mate coming next
E Kemeny vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 24 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Dufresne vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Bishops & Knights in fights!!
E Kossak vs Dufresne, 1851 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0 Q trap
Anderssen vs Mayet, 1862 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Greco G. Moeller-Therkatz Attack (C54) 1-0 Keen Q sac on h-file
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1 Flames~
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check line (C58) 0-1Exchange Sac
O Kurmann vs Naiditsch, 2014 
(C58) Two Knights, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 U12 threatens Lolli's Mate
K Pan vs I Mjatezs, 2016 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63)0-1 W charge thwarted
R Enjuto vs J Gomez Trigo, 2002 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Bird has CBA covered
Bird vs Horwitz, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Lutikov Var (C68) 0-1 Damiano's Mate
Aronian vs A Vajda, 1995 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Magnet Attack
Pillsbury vs Lissek, 1902 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 One for computers
G Kuzmin vs A Choudhary, 1984 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0Kside N sac, Rob pin, etc
Janowski vs Winawer, 1896 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 1-0QSmash
I Khairullin vs S Vijayalakshmi, 2007 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0Q sac, Royal Family Fork
Tal vs Cherepkov, 1969 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 32 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Levitsky Attk BxNf6 (D00) 1-0 R battery on h-file
Miles vs A D Martin, 1995 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

25 Rh8+! classic decoy for tempo to create a Damiano mate
B Thorfinnsson vs E Player, 1999 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Levitsky/Torre Attk (D00) 0-1 Mutual Kside attacks, Corridor #
D Kosic vs S Cvetkovic, 1994 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Nxf7 sac allows Qh7+
I Abonyi vs J Engler, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Reverse QGA: Krause Variation; Anastasia's Mate in one
Alekhine vs Leonhardt, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 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

Zuke/Rubinstein c4, Bb2 Stonewall (D05) 1-0 h-file battery
Yusupov vs Sosonko, 1985 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening b3, Bb2 Stonewall Attk (D05) 1-0 Spearhead
E Schiller vs P Grieve, 2005  
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Dynamic Chess by R.N. Coles (Notes by Richard Reti)
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 one needs an aesthetic sense
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1967 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Modern (D11) 1/2-1/2 Sacrifices to avoid defeat!
M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 82 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn.
Radjabov vs Svidler, 2006 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

QGA. Old Variation (D20) 1-0 Heavy pieces penetrate the ranks
Marshall vs Janowski, 1907 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

QGA Showalter Variation (D24) 1-0 Sacrifices for the Passer
Mamedyarov vs S Ernst, 2005 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 0-1 Two batteries, rank and file
Loyd vs F Perrin, 1856 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD. Semmering Var (D30) 1-0 Q says Open Sesame
K Havasi vs W Rivier, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD. Three Knights (D37) 1-0 Sit and solve this on your throne!
N Katishonok vs H Gulbis, 1989 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Accepted (D44) 1-0 N on the 6th gut punch
N Templier vs S Galicek, 2001 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Perfect Game - "Fireside Book of Chess," Reinfeld and Chernev
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Def. Keres Def. Transpo (E00) 1-0 Black Rs on 7th duds
Korchnoi vs G Barcza, 1966 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Bronstein annotates in Latvian chss magazine Sahs, issue 1970/7
Y Gusev vs Antoshin, 1952 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1/2-1/2 Qs & Ns workin'
Konstantinopolsky vs Korchnoi, 1952 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Spassky System/b3, Bb2 Stonewall Attk (E14) 1-0 Fine sacs!
Zsuzsa Polgar vs K Dimitrov, 1984 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

QID Spassky System/b3, Bb2 Zuke (E14) 1-0 Exchange sac, Bxh7+
Portisch vs de Firmian, 1990 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def.Saemisch. Capablanca Var (E29) 1-0 Bxh7+ Qh5+
Lilienthal vs Najdorf, 1948 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 25 moves, 1-0

NID Huebner Var (E41) 1/2-1/2 Classic Q Stalemate of Cornered K
Portisch vs L Lengyel, 1964 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 0-1Q decoy sac creates N+ fork
M Mazek vs Z Szymczak, 2001 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

KID. Smyslov Var (E61) 1-0 Watch the bishops bake the cake
Akobian vs A Khruschiov, 2000 
(E61) King's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 Be6+! clearance sac
Akobian vs I Foygel, 2003 
(E61) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Splendid Super Nezh!
V Timofeev vs Nezhmetdinov, 1969 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 29 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal Var (E70) 1-0 Lolli's Mate
D K Johansen vs R Valenti, 2001 
(E70) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox (E91) 1-0 e6 splitter. Q sac for promotion.
N Birnboim vs Dzindzichashvili, 1977 
(E91) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Lazard Gambit (A45) 0-1 Some never learn
Singers vs T Krabbe, 1958 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1 It wasn't easy gettin' there
Wemmers vs Metger, 1877 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 67 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
S Boden vs Bird, 1869 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

FR Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
Pachman vs Eckert, 1940 
(C13) French, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0Not so Presidential but Kingside-ish
T Bush vs A Carter, 1976 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 h-file spearhead / N snare
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 54 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 1/2- "Greco's #" perpetual
Rublevsky vs Onischuk, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Hanstein Gambit (C38) 0-1 Target h2
A Zajarnyi vs A Khruschiov, 2001
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attk (B78)1-0 h-pawn & heavy batteries
Anand vs Khalifman, 1995 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 38 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Wang Hao, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Bacrot vs Leko, 2008 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs A Giri, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Eliascheff vs NN, 1948 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

C H Alexander vs R B Edwards, 1959 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Blackburne vs Waltham, 1876 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

H Westerinen vs Hebden, 1988 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80)1-0 Fab 150A Pin, P thrust & his book details
Browne vs E Winslow, 1977 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 Q trap
Angantysson vs K Kaiszauri, 1982 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

J Cervenka vs NN, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Jobava vs Grischuk, 2004 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed 8.a4 (C84) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish, tpstar
Anand vs Svidler, 2016 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Speechless Black Q
T Stanciu vs A Maciejewski, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Greek Gift declined
A Filipowicz vs A Tarnowski, 1962 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Exposure
Larsen vs Hort, 1978 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Double Bishop Sacrifice coming next C42 1-0 26
Judit Polgar vs Karpov, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0Brilliant
Rybka vs Shredder, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 0-1Failed GG
E Tairova vs Lagno, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 N & Dbl Rook sacs
H Bohm vs A Kochyev, 1977 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Take it or leave it
J Furhoff vs T Nyback, 2007 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Petrosian Var (C16) 0-1R decoy sac, Discovered+
Velimirovic vs Szabo, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 N sac w/raking Bs for brutal mating net
Petrosian vs Chukaev, 1951 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Defense. General (A10) 1-0 Q trap
J Bryning vs C E Ranken, 1878 
(A10) English, 26 moves, 1-0

B Suhle vs Anderssen, 1859 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 0-1 "Nez Dispenser"!
Nezhmetdinov vs Myagmarsuren, 1965 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 51 moves, 0-1

French Def Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 0-1Sideways Gueridon #
Lasker vs J Sargent, 1891 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Deadly Decoy K hunt
O Korneev vs Piskov, 1996 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense 3...Be7 Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Q sac!
Gunsberg vs NN, 1879 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (000) 1-0 Skewer on h-file
Morphy vs J W Stone, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. ML (000) 1-0 f6 N sac & Greek gift, battery
Harmonist vs NN, 1897 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 1-0 No center P fork trick
D Gedult vs Zweigberg, 1971 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

SSicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 pf6 jam for Lolli's Mate
D Mastrovasilis vs K Bischoff, 2003
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 27 moves, 1-0

KID/Hippo Dbl Fio (E60) 1-0 h-file assault
Alekhine vs E Ibanez, 1926 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Youth Queenmate
T Marxen vs S Fedorchuk, 1992 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Paulsen Var (B46) 0-1 Long, strong Q move+ next
A Guerrero vs Judit Polgar, 2014 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Black Q tied to defending h7
Kramnik vs A S Rasmussen, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Rob the back rank defender
Y Erturan vs Potkin, 2001 
(C01) French, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 1-0 Video link
Larsen vs Kavalek, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Qxh2 sac promo
I Pataky vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1978 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 Pins & h-file pawn lever work
K Menyah vs A J Mestel, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug in the Opening - Immediate recapture not required
A Durao vs S Horta, 1954 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1-0 two-way pin
Nunn vs B Gasic, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attk. Kurajica Var (B09) 1-0 P roller w/a pin
Judit Polgar vs Smirin, 2000 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Colle System/Pseudo-Stonewall Attk (D05) 1-0 Q trap or mate
Colle vs Prokes, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

4.c3 Colle flashes his queen out & about; knows how to win EGs
Colle vs Spielmann, 1931 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Mason-Showalter (C42)1-0 Unpin
A Brkic vs P Roberts, 2011 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Dragon. Classical (B72)1-0 Brilliant Greco's Mate
A W Fox vs H L Dickerson, 1904 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 27 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Kill or be killed!
Robson vs B Finegold, 2011 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Open h-file battery w/Pawn on 6th
R A Ziatdinov vs M Pinto, 1999
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13)1-0 Greek Gift
Weeramantry vs P Manning, 2000 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 13 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System(E92) 1-0Sacs for K walk
T Enkhbat vs Y Shulman, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Torre System (A12) 0-1 h-pawn lever
A Ostl vs Hertneck, 1985 
(A12) English with b3, 16 moves, 0-1

C-K Def. Karpov. Modern Var. Kasparov Attk (B17) 0-1 Sac Attk!
N Evseev vs Flohr, 1949 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Bone in the throat!
Y Marrero Lopez vs Thi Mai Hung Nguyen, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Tripled g-pawns lose
Ftacnik vs Winants, 1992 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Krause Copycat (D02) 0-1 Premature Greek Gift loses time
Najdorf vs Tartakower, 1938 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Halasz-McDonnell Gambit (C21) 1-0
A Granero Roca vs D Masegosa, 2001 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Halibut Gambit 1.c4 b5 2.cxb5 g5 weird(A10)0-1
F Catheley vs M Hadzikaric, 1995 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Botvinnik System (D44) 0-1 Fio File opener
A Schneider vs M Dvoretsky, 1983 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0Along the h-file
P Bobras vs E Can, 2007 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Karpov. Tiviakov-Fischer Attk (B17)0-1 Q enters h-file
Short vs Adams, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

QID. Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Dbl R lift for Kside breakthrough
E W Brose vs L Steiner, 1946
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Game 43 in Instructive Chess Miniatures by Alper Efe Ataman
W Watson vs Meduna, 1992 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1-0 She got caught
T Abrahamyan vs C Baginskaite, 2013 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: General (B10) 0-1 Deflection!!
Chandler vs Y Gruenfeld, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 0-1

K Pawn: Parham Attack 2.Qh5?! (C20) 0-1White could have castled
M Orfali vs M Senlle Caride, 2007 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt (B82) 1-0 P roller
Bronstein vs A Lein, 1971 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 Terrific K decoy combos
M Kobalia vs Nalbandian, 1999 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 31 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 Raking Bs assault Kside
Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 0-1 Pawn #
E Ghaem Maghami vs Karpov, 2009 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 29 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Dutch Bb4+ retreat Stonewall (A90) 0-1 Kside attack, pins
H Steiner vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1Be the first to arrive
H Sieber vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange (D10) 1-0 "Death or Glory" Attack!
Kaidanov vs J Donaldson, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Bxh7+ Greek gift
Capablanca vs F C Hoffman, 1922 
(C15) French, Winawer, 13 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 1-0 Greek gift
R Oortwijn vs A Pope, 1997 
(C18) French, Winawer, 13 moves, 1-0

Special beauty prize award by Urugway chess periodical Mundial
L Palau vs J W te Kolste, 1927 
(A48) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern Variation (D50) 1/2-1/2 Drawing the passed h-pawn
Keres vs R Grau, 1939 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 0-1 3 checks
NN vs Craig Olson, 1979
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Classical (B56) 0-1 Resembles Bird, From Gambit
NN vs F Rhine, 2013 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

Two ugly knights become fallen heroes contributing to victory
Coldwell vs Marshall, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wormald Attk (C77) 1-0 Schiller notes
B Beffie vs W A T Schelfhout, 1915  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Dbl Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 h-pawn lever opens Kside
Keres vs R Pruun, 1933
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 N sac cracks pawn shield
Miles vs D B Pritchard, 1973 
(C26) Vienna, 31 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack! vs Bg7 (C22) 1-0 Clever pin work
M Dupre-Guegan vs I Ginguene, 2000 
(C22) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B22) 0-1 Greco-like #
M Sinner vs N Miezis, 1997 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Boden's # w/R assist
J Bourne vs Low Ying Min, 2003 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Sweet interference!
Balashov vs A Lukin, 1967 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 3 piece sacs & R lift
Hartlaub vs Fleischer, 1913 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 h-pawn lever
Robert Miller vs A Mounib, 1992
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 99 in The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Anand vs Karpov, 1996 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

King's English. Troger Defense (A21) 0-1 Dramatic!
Seirawan vs Suttles, 1981 
(A21) English, 41 moves, 0-1

QGD. Modern Var (D50) 1-0 0-0-0 vs 0-0 w/h-file battery
Janowski vs W John, 1905 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA. Greco Gambit (C38) 1-0 Remove the Defender
M Lopez Michelone vs A Camara, 1997
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening vs Slav (A00) 0-1Exchange sac, blunder finish
Reti vs Colle, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var(C45) 0-1 Sac attack opens h-file
J Mieses vs A Fuchs, 1923 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mason Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Blazin' h-file
J W te Kolste vs Spielmann, 1925 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

French Def. Rubinstein. Blackburne Def. (C10) 1-0 Greek gift
O Sarapu vs A L Wilkinson, 1967 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

QGA: Normal (D25) 0-1 Siberian Trap in the Q's pawn
A Tsvetkov vs J Rejfir, 1936 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad 8...Qe8 (A85) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice
L Piasetski vs V Kovacevic, 1977 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 Greek gift, R lift
M Paragua vs J Goh, 2004 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack (A45) 1-0 Black castles long & shoves Kside
Karjakin vs G Gajewski, 2015 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Riga Var (C80) 1-0 EG advantage
Capablanca vs Ed. Lasker, 1915 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 68 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 insufficient N sac
Nakamura vs Sasikiran, 2005 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 87 moves, 0-1

Game 680 in Chess Informant Best Games 601-700
Glek vs F Kroeze, 1996 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik System (D44) 0-1 Roiling Rooks
B Brinck-Claussen vs S M Andersen, 2017
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk (C42) 1-0 R sac sooner or later
L Dominguez vs W So, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk (C42) 1-0 34.?
Karjakin vs D Frolyanov, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian/Big Clamp (B25) 1-0 h-file assault
K Treybal vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 7 in Botvinnik: 100 Selected Games by Mikhail Botvinnik
A Poliak vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 27...?
L Dek vs Bacrot, 2017 
(B33) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Polugaevsky Var(B42) 1-0B sac Q Sac & Dbl Check!!
J Lechtynsky vs Pachman, 1968 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Glek Bg2 (C46) 1-0 Take advantage of the situation
Rozentalis vs T Rydstrom, 2016 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 e5 (A00) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
I McNab vs Miles, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: General (D30) 0-1 Killer R sac!
J C Baker vs M Knecht, 2000 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Find the mating square &
K Darga vs G Barcza, 1954 
(B83) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System Copycat (A46)1/2-1/2 OCB
M Marin vs A Lauber, 2011
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Alekhine vs A Stephan, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

Black fishin' pole h5 vs Colle
Colle vs W Orbach, 1930
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: General (A09) 1-0 Delicious pawn munching
A Stefanova vs M Sebag, 2010 
(A09) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow (C91) 1-0 K on the run
W Watson vs J Littlewood, 1991 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

#4917 in Laszlo Polgar's 1994 Chess: 5334 Problems, Combos & G
Kolbe vs S Rotenstein, 1921 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

G54 in 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & Du Mont
Golombek vs Brown, 1949 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1 N on 3rd
I Krush vs Koneru, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C11) 1-0 30.?
G Benini vs Reggio, 1911 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 h-pawn lever, N on 6th
Gabor Kovacs vs G Miralles, 2013
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 35 moves, 1-0

Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Var (D02) 1-0 Pins and passers
M Sharbaf vs E Momeni, 2008
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Burn. ML 0-0-0 vs 0-0(C11) 1-0h-file battery
Fedorowicz vs Vaganian, 1990 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nd4xBb5 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 1-0 Deflect the Defender
E Zude vs T Lowitz, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Mayet's #
G Jones vs P Carlsson, 2016 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 Fabulous mating combo
Capablanca vs S Campos, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 At each others throats!
J B Bednarski vs T Wibe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

S Tatai vs Skembris, 1981 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

London System Ne5, Ng5 vs Ba6, Qa6 (D02) 1-0 h-pawn lever
Blatny vs O Sutter, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 Remove the Guard
P B Petersen vs Timman, 2013 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 15 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1897 
(C13) French, 39 moves, 1-0

Sic Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 0-1 Q Sac
Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 0-1 Interesting attack slips
W Goichberg vs Larry Evans, 1972 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 52 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 39...?
Sahovic vs Korchnoi, 1979 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 0-1

Bishop-supports-Rook in the corner is Mayet's Mate
J Nogueiras vs G Lettieri, 2003 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Discovered Double++
Karpov vs K Grigorian, 1971 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Know this # pattern
Leif Jensen vs B Valuet, 2013
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Var (A97) 1-0 missed pin
M Rodshtein vs B Amin, 2005 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 45 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Rolling Ns
Vashegyi vs I Pocze, 1974 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 60 in Stein: Move by Move by Thomas Engqvist
Sveshnikov vs Stein, 1973 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, French Var Normal (B40) 1-0Blk tied to defense of g7
D H Campora vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 h-file battery
Y Vilner vs A A Smorodsky, 1927 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Colle 7.e4 System Bxh6 (D05) 1-0 16.Bh7+ gains material
Riumin vs A Budo, 1931 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 hitting h7!
R Knaak vs A Maciejewski, 1976
(A56) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

KID. Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 R sac for Greco's Mate w/Q
D Gormally vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 2006 
(E77) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

The Queen is the flying ace of the chessboard! Get her busy!
A Zatonskih vs N A Adams, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 IQP, Blackburne's Mate
M Rodshtein vs A Diamant, 2009 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 46 in Learn From the Legends by Mihail Marin, 3rd edition
Petrosian vs N Rashkovsky, 1976 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 31 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0 Break through
D Harika vs Z Rahman, 2004 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2 Knts Def. Traxler Cntrattk B Sac line (C57) 0-1
D MacMurray vs A S Kussman, 1937 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix vs Dragon Ne7, Bg7 (B23) 1-0 Prep Mayet's #
P Jaracz vs K Rudolph, 2000
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 N sac for Greco's Mate extended
Koltanowski vs J Kosa, 1946 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD. Chigorin Def (D07) 0-1 Discovered Dbl Attack on K & Q
Huebner vs R Rabiega, 2004
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Siberian Trap replica
L Arcila vs J U Guerrero, 1991 
(A84) Dutch, 12 moves, 0-1

150A accepted vs Modern Def (B06) 1/2-1/2
Sutovsky vs T Paehtz Sr, 2016
(B06) Robatsch, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA vs French Nc6 (C00) 1-0 Heated Kingsides
Ljubojevic vs Vaganian, 1974 
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: General 2.d3 d6 (B20) 0-1 Snipping Ps
D Tunks vs J McDonnell, 2009
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Def./Benoni (A40) 0-1 Careful defense of en prise units
X Avila Jimenez vs D Larino Nieto, 2011 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Simul stomp w/raking Bs
Alekhine vs T Wilkins, 1933 
(C15) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 0-1 Handsome Rook sacs!!
Zhao Xue vs Wang Hao, 2007 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Euwe Def (D00)1-0 g-pawn thrust; Hook #
C Seel vs R Lagunow, 2015
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Smashing finish
Petrosian vs D Tomic, 1970 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1Royal fork, K walk
Mackenzie vs Paulsen, 1862 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Game 41 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs H Wolf, 1906 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Audacious K walk
R Wojtaszek vs Z Pakleza, 2010 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Greek gift, challenging mate
K G Shirazi vs A Lein, 1986 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Pure Greco's Mate!
R Hovhannisyan vs M Yudkevich, 2013 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Decoy R sac!
B Barlow vs S Williams, 1999 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

"whiteshark's a good dude." Right on, bro!!
J Kalish vs E Dunphy, 1966 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
B Bok vs R Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Rh1# Mayet's Mate is next
Janosevic vs Ujtelky, 1968
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 1-0 Bxh3 comes up short
R Hovhannisyan vs D B Graham, 2016
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Triple on the h-file
Short vs E Blank Goncalves, 2001 
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. Classical Var (B63) 1-0 Greco's #
Short vs A Muir, 2004 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Vidmar, 1918 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Flohr vs Saemisch, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 18.?
A Timofeev vs Svidler, 2008 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 19 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish. 31.?
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1994 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Von Popiel Gambit (D00) 1-0Simul Smash!
P Bobrov vs Steinitz, 1896
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 20.?
Tkachiev vs W Watson, 1993 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Exchange Var (E11) 1-0 Battery on h-file
Joel Benjamin vs T Throop, 1976 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Freight train comin' on the h-file
Freeman vs M Haygarth, 1960 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KIA smashes Dutch Stonewall Def (A07) 1-0 Shattered Pawns
R M McKay vs P Giulian, 1988 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Lovely!
De Vere vs J Minchin, 1871 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Surprising Q sac
Maroczy vs Jacoby, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Couldn't find mate, but EG is shrewd
Chigorin vs J W Baird, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk: Classical Def. Big Center Var (A45) 1-0Hole f6
J M Hodgson vs D Haessel, 1997 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: General (A09) 1-0 BxN robs the pinned pawn
E Campbell vs J McBride, 2009 
(A09) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Chess Endings for the Practical Player by Pachman, pages 9-10
Pachman vs Guimard, 1955 
(A10) English, 83 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening 2...Bc5 (A00) 1-0 Black try 4Scholar's # backfires
C Bloodgood vs H Mizesko, 1975 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit ML (C44) 0-1The door opens both ways
T Apeldoorn vs R Boonstra, 1988
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 Horse collared
J Rush vs Illescas Cordoba, 1986 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Polish Def Exchange (A04) 1-0 Kside assault
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Open Variation (C55) 1-0 14.?
Sokolsky vs Navrodsky, 1944 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical. General (B56) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Fischer vs Gligoric, 1959 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Seirawan Attack (E00) 1-0 Brilliant!
R Krogius vs A Niemela, 1934 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 e6-pawn thrusts
Chelidze vs N Terashvili, 1976
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Beautiful, relentless and commanding attack by Serper
Serper vs D Ippolito, 2003 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 24 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 En passant triggers beautiful #
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Murrey Var (C43) 0-1 Fantastic #!
M Oleksienko vs R Hovhannisyan, 2010 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0Brilliant!
Anand vs Grischuk, 2018 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Memorable board play!
Blackburne vs J M Hanham, 1889  
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

London System (A46) 1-0 Deflect from, Decoy to, etc.
F Braga vs Grun, 1988 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense (D05) 1-0 Par excellence!
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1889 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 The chase is on!
Miles vs Ljubojevic, 1978 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Def (D46) 0-1 Pretty finish!
Burn vs Teichmann, 1895 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Q sac for back ranker
K Polishchuk vs G Lane, 2014 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Yugoslav Var (E65) 0-1 18...?
A Bannik vs Tal, 1955 
(E65) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O, 31 moves, 0-1

K's English. Kramnik-Shirov Counter (A21) 1-0 Kside assault
L Piasetski vs Stijn Gieben, 2013
(A21) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Big Clamp (B20) 0-1 18...?
H Porth vs P M Kotsur, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Double Fianchetto (A41) 1-0 Greco's # is coming!
Saidy vs H Karner, 1973 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Hinrichsen Gambit (C31) 1-0 tpstar
M De Agustin vs Yusupov, 1997 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Colle System c4 (D04) 0-1 Locked P chains w/bad bishops
de Riviere vs Chigorin, 1883 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 24.?
Chigorin vs Charousek, 1896 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Goering Attk (C51) 0-1 Overworked P triggers exch
B Yankovich vs Chigorin, 1900
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

KGA. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
NN vs Chigorin, 1875 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06) 0-1 Stockfish notes
S Agdestein vs K Holm, 2018 
(A06) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Emil Sutovsky called 27.. Rh1 most beautiful move of the year!
Aronian vs R Rapport, 2016 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

QID: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Greco's Mate is coming!
Uhlmann vs N Minev, 1963
(E12) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Dim knights win?!
G Schories vs J J O'Hanlon, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 White penetrates weak squares
Naiditsch vs R Tischbierek, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin Var (B22) 0-1 Bf5 prevents Greek Gift mate
Le Clercq vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1982 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 13 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 26.?
Hromadka vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 27 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Countrattk B Sac line (C57) 0-1 12...?
Sils vs L Schmid, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Game 5 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Keres vs Fine, 1937 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical 5.Be3 Qf6 (C45) 0-1 Nxh6+
C Golmayo vs G Neumann, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 25...?
Z Almasi vs Khalifman, 1997 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Pawn roller, N sac
Joao Nuno Baptista Valente vs M Percivaldi, 2017 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

K's English. 4 Knts, Fianchetto (A29) 0-1PartialEpaulette# by Q
Iskov vs Romanishin, 1976
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Classical (B58) 1-0Discovered Attk creates passer
P Romanovsky vs I Rabinovich, 1935 
(B58) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Schmid Var (B04) 1-0 4 piece back ranker
Rossolimo vs Saidy, 1968
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 0-1 Pawn jam seals in White K
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 1995 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 169 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Panov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel (A02) 0-1 h-pawn lever, N&B#
V F Kelly vs Hardy, 1989 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Quite a wild and passionate Thomas Crown Affair!
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Maroczy sacrifices both Bs, both Rs, & mates in mid of board!!
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def. Euwe Var (A48) 1-0 23.Qh4 will #
Mamedyarov vs Svidler, 2018 
(A48) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Chameleon Var (D15) 1-0 Gain time threatening the Q
S Williams vs G Lock, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Both Petrosian & Anand got to play this Qh8+/Nxf7+ tactic twice
Anand vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 63 moves, 1-0

P.H. Clarke: Mikhail Tal's best games 1951-60
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Modern. Anti-Qxd4 Move Order (B50) 0-1 Turn the t
M Marlow vs I Snape, 2008 
(B50) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 Promotion and # looms
L Christiansen vs T Magar, 1990
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk. Strautins Gambit (C40) 0-1Corr Q tr
R Schwibbe vs P Atars, 1971 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Fritz Var (C57) 0-1Anastasia's Mate
K Patzl vs M Albano, 1976 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 Greek gift
R Gralla vs M Amini, 2010 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 29.?
Kramnik vs Ehlvest, 1996 
(A17) English, 29 moves, 1-0

The Middle Game in Chess by Reuben Fine
Maximov vs Andreyev, 1854 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Richter-Veresov Attk vs Bg7 Indian (A45) 1-0R sac for Mayet's #
M Kupferstich vs C Chaude de Silans, 1950 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 1-0 Hook # w/the Q
A Hodges vs A E Blackmar, 1892 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern Variation. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Rd1 Crusher!
Botvinnik vs Alatortsev, 1934 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Cntrgambit (D08) 0-1Mieses mauls Marshall in Monte C
Marshall vs J Mieses, 1901 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0tpstarNotes
Leonhardt vs Teichmann, 1905 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Greco's # is stopped, but there's damage
Colle vs G Norman, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle System Ne5, Ng5 (D05) 1-0 Greek Gift, h-file battery
Colle vs V Soultanbeieff, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle System vs Be7, Nbd7 (D05) 1-0 Nxh6, Bxh6
S H van Groningen vs P A Koetsheid, 1932
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 1-0 White cuts a mean rug!
P H Nielsen vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

Colle c3 System (D05) 1-0 Greek gift, overworked N
G Lamberts vs M Bellatty, 1988
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Mikenas Var (B00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 28...?
Neo Zhu vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

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