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10 Take Ten Steps Gentlemen, Turn and Fire!
Compiled by fredthebear
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Fredthebear found so many howlers that the collection had to be thinned out.

Thank you Big Black Bug, p2c, S A G A R, MorphyMatt, and Kasputin.

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

* Here's a link to Morphy Miniatures:
http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Steiner Gambit (C31) 1-0 Mated while having 2 queens aboard
Sanders vs NN, 1910 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 0-1 B & N+ attack c2, Ke1
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 The Siberian Trap
G Rohit vs K Szabo, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Defense Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 Unpin
E Naiditsch vs A Draeger, 2000 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Center Counter Defense: Main Lines (B01) 0-1 Unpin+ backfires
Neureiter vs H Reinle, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 0-1

Center Counter 3...Qa5 Trap fighting for c7
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Declined (B00) 1-0 Q trap in a crowd
Amberger vs Sprecher, 1924 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Game 41: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
F M Wren vs W E Mayfield, 1941 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

The author of the book "White to Play and Win"
W Adams vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Two Pawn Attack (B02)1-0 N+ Discoveries next
K Richter vs W Jurgschat, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Double ++ on open e-file is decisive
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Matsukevich G. (B02) 1-0 It's K or Q
Mazukewitsch vs Kandaurov, 1967
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Resembles the Smith-Morra Gambit; Bxf7+ removes the K defender
M De Bolster vs NN, 1970 
(B53) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0He opened the door?
H Russ vs K Zeh, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Develop Ns before Bs
Hecker vs A Harju, 1976 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Morphy G. Andreaschek G (B21) 1-0 6 P's met by Bxf7+
G Welling vs Brinkhorst, 1980 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1Failed pin gives away 2 pawns
T J Pirttimaki vs Chekhov, 1983 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Two consecutive humdinger N sacrifices
E Bhend vs E Schneiders, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

More of an English approach trapping royalty
Berecky vs Sonderso, 1986 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1A pinned N does not defend
Moller vs Krasborg, 1987 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Saemisch Attack (B02) 0-1 Lost horse regardless
U Voigt vs Pribyl, 1996 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Main Lines. Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Nd5 discovery, Nxc7+
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Levenfish (B71)Open d-file zap QxQd8 after Ne6+
J L Alvarez del Monte vs C Hounie Fleurquin, 1961 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0Rapid development; pin & skewr
Karlstrom vs Simmens, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 pawn grabbing Q trap
B Wall vs J Friedrichsen, 1974 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin Barmen Def Central Exchange / C-K(B13) 1-0
B Wall vs Johnny Thomas, 1977 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin, Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 Standard trap
W Neto vs K Banas, 1993 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Qe4 has no escape square
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

Deflect the defender and then capture it's former defendent
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation (B17) 1-0 Consecutive N checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense Standard Line (B06) 1-0Pawn advance traps Bishop
M M Kazhgaleyev vs S Shoker, 2005 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Cntr pawn fork comin
D Elsaca vs A Joseph, 2008 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 9 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Reversed Englund Gambit
L Ingram vs A McDonald, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Balogh Variation (B03) 1-0 Q threats
F M Wren vs Sprow, 1944 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Siberian Trap
Dick Sorensen vs J M Nielsen, 2012 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central Exch (B22) Common trap
N Miranda Gonzalez vs Soledad Coro, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Strange, unworthy
Ikes vs Groncki, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Discovery
Kotsiev vs W Ivanov, 1976 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 9 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

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Discovered Check wins Q
H Murtaugh vs B Wall, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Declined (A02) 0-1 Awesome unpin
N Barsalou vs B Wall, 1980 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Horrific W responses
R J Lovegren vs B Wall, 1980 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Unpin and penetrate holes
M Miannay vs F Bruneau, 1991 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Qxh2 sacrifice vs. Bad Bishop creates and promotes a pawn
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (A01) 0-1 NxB, then Qa5+ & fork LPDO N
J Rubenstein vs I Golyak, 2005 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 9 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: QG Invitation (A04) 1-0 Discovery; 9 moves
A Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Sicilian/Tarrasch (A08) 1-0 Nxf7 Discovery
B G Christensen vs E Guindy, 1996 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 9 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Myers Variation (A10) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Taylor vs P Cody, 1980 
(A10) English, 9 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Golombek Defense (A16) 0-1 Q fork 2 loose Rs
Bob Brooks vs B Wall, 1973 
(A16) English, 9 moves, 0-1

K's English. 3 Knights System (A27) 1-0 Pin, Q sac>weak squares
P Schoeber vs E Bouwmans, 1981 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 9 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Rubinstein Var (A34) 1-0 Q trap backfires
B Leer-Salvesen vs J Mardell, 2007 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 9 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1Look twice before you make a good move!
M Ristic vs M Umapathysivam, 2000 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Maddigan Gambit (A45) 1-0 A knight on the rim is d
A Roesch vs R Reinhard, 1990 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense (A43) 1-0 Queen Deflection Sacrifice
Yermolinsky vs E Tate, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 9 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit. Accptd (A45) 0-1 Ugly
V Drueke vs F Baranowski, 1982 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered mate
B Imeeva vs A Jovanovic, 2001 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def, Fajarowicz Var, (A51) 0-1 9 move smothered mate
H H Cole vs Hein, 1941 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 in 9 moves
U Zak vs J Mieses, 1944 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered #
Olszewski vs Kasaja, 1989 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Miniature: Ukrainian Var (A54) 1-0 Pile on the Pin
H H Sonntag vs M Auer, 1990 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 9 moves, 1-0

Benko G: Zaitsev Var. Nescafe Frappe Attack (A57) 1-0 Smothered
P Hultin vs T Fromm, 1992 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Budapest G Declined? (A51) 0-1 Perhaps a more correct unpin
K Zimak vs J Sobek, 1992 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 Smothered #
B Farzamfar vs R Gralla, 2006 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 Discovered double attack
A Brito Garcia vs J Chacon Jerez, 1996 
(A84) Dutch, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch (A80) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice on h-file will mate
F Oberndoerfer vs J Gabriel, 1996 
(A80) Dutch, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit 4...h6? (A83) 1-0 Spearhead f7
H Krongraf vs U Monsehr, 1989 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandi Var. Geschev Gambit (B02) 0-1 Legall's #
NN vs G Geshev, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense 2.Bc4?! (B02) 0-1 White should play 3.Bxf7+
B Hofer vs A Nugteren, 1996 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Game #5 in Lombardy's "Modern Chess Opening Traps"
G Gibbs vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Pawn roller opens diagonal Qh5+
J Pogats vs Dezso Szabo, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 9 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B32) Check & fork LPDO B in the shooting gallery
D de Graaf vs W Degen, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1Black rescued his extra kNight
K Treybal vs Foltys, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 Discovery on Q
B Wall vs A Brown, 1972 
(C02) French, Advance, 9 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Variation (C15) 1-0 Greedy Q trap
Szily vs Wloch, 1943 
(C15) French, Winawer, 9 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Variation (C10) 1-0 Q trap
Y Kotkov vs Akopjan, 1966 
(C10) French, 9 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 Svenonius Variation (C10) 0-1 Same N&B hit c2
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game: Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Q raid
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

KP Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Decoy into Royal fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

King Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She's sucked into play
H Seyboth vs Luetze, 1902 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Omaha Gambit (C25) 1-0 Try pulling this one off!
J T Collins vs Joseph Manuel, 1980
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

KP Game, Damiano Gambit (C20) 1-0 Black has compensation!?
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var (C26) 0-1 Pawn moves pay off!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C26) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

Closing the diagonal w/6.f5! is stronger for White
Capablanca vs Adolf Kramer, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening (C23) 1-0 White bishops explode into Black!
L Boros vs I Saller, 1995 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0Unpin, Q sac, Legall's Mate
Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Reinfeld puzzle
V Manko vs Jankowitz, 1900 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

Game 25: The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
NN vs Beis, 1940 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Worse than a discovery...Unpin
H Van Oostrum vs Bokern, 1967 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0Scholar's Mate plus one
B Wall vs P Lewis, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. K's Knt Gambit (C37) 1-0Almost Scholar's#
B Wall vs V Greenwalt, 1983 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 0-1 Uncommon++, Knight to the rescue!
NN vs W A T Schelfhout, 1910 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Know this Unpin trap
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO B
O Matjushin vs G Matjushin, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

2 kNights Def./ Scotch Gambit. Kside (C45) 1-0 2 mating squares
J Vasser vs T Brookshear, 1981 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0 Spearhead double attack, pile on pin
F Dieperink vs P Klootwijk, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

4 Knights, Spanish Rub. (C48) 1-0 Can't defend 2 mating squares
Jowett vs McDonald, 1885 
(C48) Four Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1-0 Discovery
A Oppenheim vs NN, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

"Wrong cannot right the wrongs that wrong hath done"
A Miller vs Chernev, 1928 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Pseudo legal's mate w/2 bishops
T Draisma vs J de Graaf, 1954 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Russian Game (C42) 0-1 Cut-off the Bishop w/pawn taps
J Cook vs Roubal, 1982 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 Sideways Swallow's Tail Mate
Herrings vs Janssen, 1983 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening, Jaenisch Cntrattack (C44)1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO N
P Kahn vs M Masschaele, 1988 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 It went according to plan
Fischer vs K Chaney, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 0-1 Fiction!?
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1911 
(C27) Vienna Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Qd7 is not the Opera House game
Kolisch vs E Geake, 1860 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check on open e-file is mate!
E F Wendell vs Dr. Lindos, 1903 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Just like Reti played
Capablanca vs Edward Beckley Adams, 1909 
(C46) Three Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Elephant G (C40) 1-0 Discovered double check on the open e-file
A Toth vs C Guerra Costa, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor CG Zukertort Variation (C41) 1-0 Miniature mate on f7
S Simov vs A Aleksandrov, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Defense?? (C44) 1-0 Scholar's Mate +1
J Creighton vs A Rangnow, 1949
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Intermezzo (C45) 0-1Scholar's->Dovetail#
Amin Tuigun vs A Fedyushchenko, 2016 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical Variation (C53) 1-0 Battery on h-file
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Uncommon smothered mate miniature
B Hoffmann vs E Heilmann, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

-Fried Liver Attack- 9 moves
B Wall vs Bell, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical (C53) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
B Wall vs Wilke, 1979 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo d3, Be3 vs Nge7 (C50)1-0 3 piece attack on f7
L Kottnauerova vs L Vilimova, 1992 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Remove the Guard, Loose Bishop, Exposed King, Q+ & Fork LPDO
D Gross vs M Bujak, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical. Central Var (C64) 1-0 Q fork
J Lechtynsky vs J Trevelyan, 1974
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical (C64) 1-0 Smothered Queenmate!
Z von Balla vs A Ritzen, 1914 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 The Q for a price
A Pearsall vs White, 1935 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical Modern Main Line (C64) 1-0 dxe5 piles on pin
W Pritchard vs I Hund, 1981 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Loose Knight, Exposed King, Q+ & Fork
J Vetemaa vs O Niemi, 1996 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Caro Var (C70) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO R
B Wall vs J Chance, 1969 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz(C72) 0-1Fishin' Pole
R Adams vs B Wall, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 9 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0 Scholar's Mate
A Haas vs K Lee, 1980 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open (C80) 1-0 in 9 moves. Bd5 forks pair of LPDO Ns
D Andrae vs T Winckelmann, 1989 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 9 moves, 1-0

Queen trap in Torre Attack by Timman
Timman vs H Bouwmeester, 1967 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 9 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Marshall Def. (D06) 1-0Black must stop mate in one
G Pashos vs F Papastathi, 2001 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 9 moves, 1-0
M Bass vs R Kennedy, 1983 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Na4 traps Q
Brahn vs Rugamer, 1987 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO B
Tarrasch vs Schwarz, 1891 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

dxc5 Miniature: The early bird pawn march
G Welling vs F Sergent, 1998 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Chigorin (D02) 1-0 The d4 pawn is often poisoned
P Cafolla vs F Guerrero, 2006 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Marshall Defense (D06) 1-0 Q trap
D Pendergast vs S Siegal, 1971
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights Var (D15) 1-0 W discovered+ next
C Desmarais vs A Bacsi, 2001 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 9 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 0-1 N & B work together early on
D Cairns vs K Mackley, 1977 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 9 moves, 0-1

QGA Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 Battery pins the Black queen
H E Atkins vs Gunsberg, 1902 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 4 of 5 P moves=doom
P Green vs T Varley, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

QGA Gunsberg Defense (D21) 1-0 Bxf7+, Unpin Ne5+
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1987 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO & EAD!!
S Dian Cheri vs Y Makhlouf, 2004 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Tarrasch Def. Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 1-0 Always check for +s
Wiersma vs Euwe, 1920 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Zwischenzug +!
Blisz vs Hantel, 1988
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD (D30) 1-0 Qc6 trapped
B Wall vs Hodge, 1973 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange Variation (D35) 1-0 Another discovery nabs Black Q
G Solis vs A Kashioka, 2004 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense (D41) 0-1Hanger
B Colin vs Alekhine, 1932 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 9 moves, 0-1

Pawn advance exposes LPDO N in the shooting gallery
D Hamburg vs L Oepen, 1996 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

QGD Modern. Knight Def (D51) 1-0 Put the ? before 0-0
R Pain vs R Peters, 1982 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Def. Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0 Fork & pin - EZ win
Uhlmann vs B Andersen, 1964 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Rubinstein Variation (E16)1-0 Discovered Attack
A Haugen vs Lerfald, 1981
(E16) Queen's Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 W loses a R
Findley vs B Wall, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Who trapped who?
Antunes vs M Suta, 1985 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 9 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E46) 1-0 Protected unpin wins a pawn
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1 Smothered #
Reshevsky vs R Margolit, 1968 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 9 moves, 0-1

Uncommon (A00) 1-0 Like a Lion/Philidor Defense Bxf7
E Reinhardt vs Reiss, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Tuebingen Gambit (A00) 1-0 Tapping c7 twice
Anders vs Samendankas, 1988 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0, 10 moves
C Bloodgood vs J Boothe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Polish O (A00) 0-1 miniature: Develop, don't expand both sides
R Zile vs Nyberg, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 Open d-file, Bb5 pins Nc6
Sakaev vs Delchev, 2001 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense miniature; Unpin 3-piece assault on f7
Very vs Chanteux, 1933 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def, Fajarowicz Var, (A51) 0-1 10 mover Q Trap
Najmes vs J Balogh, 1943 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def: Adler Var (A52) 1-0 Connected Ps trap B or worse
S Vokralova vs Jancik, 1970 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Budapest, Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 Resembles Ryder&Staunton G
Toldsepp vs Keres, 1934 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense (A52) 0-1 h3 is a common blunder
Fomin vs Fedossov, 1988 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Miniature (A53) 1-0 A Greek Gift Variation
Faruq vs Navab, 1959 
(A53) Old Indian, 10 moves, 1-0

Dutch Miniature; She seems safe
B Svendsen vs R Houglan, 1997
(A80) Dutch, 10 moves, 1-0

Duras Gambit (B00) 1-0 An awful bad way to start for Black!
Pillsbury vs Magana, 1902 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Common Qside trap
Pavlov vs D Dragos, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Black gives Legall's Mate
NN vs P Krueger, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian: Kiel Variation (B01) 0-1 Queen Trap
J U Trippe vs B Skonieczna, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 An open center means a faster game
Keene vs Orly, 1961  
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense (B02) 1-0 Pawn # prevented by g6 instead of h6
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Roscher Gambit (B07) 1-0 Discovery coming
J Roscher vs S Plath, 1989 
(B07) Pirc, 10 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Acclrated Panov Attk. Modern 5...Nbd7? (B10) 1-0
Lautier vs Bologan, 1999 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 10 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Capture-Recapture, then?
Shaked vs J Heger, 1992 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20)1-0 Premature Bg4 pin loses again
B South vs T Neshan, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Qe5+ forks LPDO Ra1 OOPS!
C Maddigan vs NN, 1970 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 3.Qxd4 Nf6 (B20) 0-1 Discovery threatens K & Q
R Gantt vs B Wall, 1978 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 She did it again?!
L Schmid vs W Sahlmann, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit (B20) 0-1 The Qs come out fast
C Campelli vs B Wall, 1984
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

S-M G Declinded (B21) Just like Leonhardt's N forks game
Petterson vs E Larsson, 1963 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 0-1

SMG Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Rip open the d-file to get to K
Fischer vs Auner, 1960 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian: Morphy Gambit (B21) Bxf7+ Removes the Defender
J Krejcik vs H Suechting, 1908 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Siberian Trap
W Byrne vs R Rozycki, 1992 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Royal family fork
B Wall vs K Saint Amant, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Bxf7+ removes K as defender of Q
S Titova vs D Koveshnikova, 2002 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 NxB, QxN, Bxh7+ Discovery
T Wozney vs B Costaras, 1974 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def Modern (B22) 1-0 Sting in tail Bxb7
F Kuznetsov vs A Kohut, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...d6, 3...e5!? (B22) 1-0 Qc7 under fire
M Simes vs C Scala, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Alapin 2c3 Barmen (B22) 1-0Black will lose the exhange or worse
G Lane vs J Flesch, 1983 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 1-0 10 move smothered mate using pin
I A Horowitz vs Plankart, 1958 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Fischer played a similar trap vs Reshevsky who did not resign
Bastrikov vs L Shamkovich, 1958 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Mini: Fischer's Q trap or #
Humburg vs W Mandel, 1965 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Katalimov Var (B27) 1-0 Black wins P, loses game!
Koronghi vs Szemegyi, 1985 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Cited in Polugayevsky's <"The Silician Labyrinth">
Aronin vs Kantarovich, 1960 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly Yerevan System (B28) 1-0 Wasting time w/the Q
P Blazkova vs J Manak, 1995 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Q+ & fork
B Hammer vs Boldt, 1977 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 8...f6 9.Nc7+
Smirin vs Y Afek, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Old Sic (B30) Semi-smothered, potential discovered attack
Bjesman vs Minosjan, 1982 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30)Discovery becomes royal fork
L Dambo vs V Pejnovic, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Nc7
G Schebler vs Marcel Becker, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Fischer played a similar trap against Reshevsky
L Mischke vs Miarczynski, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Lasker-Pelikan (B33) Developing B w/a single threat=blunder
Jakowlew vs Chalmanski, 1984 
(B33) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Four Knights (B40) 1-0 She can't take the Ra1
Powell vs Nagel, 1985 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Paulsen-Basman Def (B40) 1-0 P blockade restricts, supports
J Segovia vs H Martin, 1986 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Pin. Jaffe Var (B40) 1-0 Rob the pin backfires!
Flores vs Homan, 1986 
(B40) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation (B46) 1-0 Q&B Battery
J Acers vs Parsons, 1980 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Unpin, Legall's Mate found in Reinfeld's Checkmate book
H Buckle vs NN, 1840 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 The farther you get from home...
E Kostopoulos vs E Kerimov, 2001 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Modern (B50) 1-0 Exchanges, then Q+ & fork LPDO N
G Wetscherek vs H Erhart, 1992 
(B50) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B56) 1-0 Smothered N+ on 6th nets Q
E Szalanczy vs A Wallner, 1982 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B56)Logical development suddenly turns sour
Beissel vs Winborn, 1985 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern ML (B57) LC usually gives the tactics lesson
E Lubarsky vs L Christiansen, 1982 
(B57) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Discovered+ Double Attack
Eigil Pedersen vs A Zografakis, 1950 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (1909-1974)
C H Alexander vs Z Milev, 1954
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Immune Ne6 helps trap the Q!
Waserski vs Godes, 1975 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Two Knights Var (C00) 0-1 Miscast Knights
D Garrity vs B Wall, 1988
(C00) French Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Franco-Hiva Gambit I (C01) 1-0 Qf7#
Koltanowski vs D Jong, 1960 
(C01) French, Exchange, 10 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1Bxf2+ Decoy N+ Unpin
Westerhuis vs Vinagre, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

1.P-K4 Macleod Attack (C20) 0-1 Each color has a Super Pawn!
Y Rusakov vs B Verlinsky, 1947 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Portuguese Opening transposition (C20) 1-0 Pile on the pin
G Welling vs M Koevoets, 1995 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Alapin Opening 1.e4 e5 2.Ne2?! (C20) 0-1 Legall's Mate
London vs Athens, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Bxf7+ means Q is lost
C Gibbs vs C Davie, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Q sac, Dbl B attack
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24)1-0 Q deflection, P mate
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 93 Bf6 block supports mate
Alekhine vs De Cassio, 1944 
(C25) Vienna, 10 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk out of the gate
M Kadisch vs NN, 1931 
(C28) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0Nice miniature to know
R Bass vs R Armstrong, 1952 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Accepted (C31) 1-0 Support # on open e-file
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek G. Accepted (C32) 1-0Escape w/royal fork
M Lange vs T Albert, 1987 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA B's Gambit 3...Ne7 (C33) 1-0 Rob the pin; it can't defend
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Famous N sacrifice
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Rob the pin that no longer D
Morant vs A de Feuquieres, 1680 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

fc KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Sac Bxf7+ K walk
Teschner vs NN, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 10 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Cross-pin again!
W A T Schelfhout vs NN, 1910 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 1-0 Qside thrust
Taeffner vs H Ullrich, 1940 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Wasp Variation (C40) 1-0 If KxN then NxP#
M Lange vs R Schurig, 1855 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Greco Var (C40) 0-1Discovered+ gets the loose Q
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Exchange (C41) 1-0Bb5 pins Qc6-> Nxc7+ Royal fork
de Firmian vs J K Pedersen, 2007 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 0-1 The hangin' queen mate
Dupre vs Carlos Torre, 1927 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Dbl discovered check is often decisive
Kupfer vs Silski, 1881 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Alapin-Blackburne G (C41) 0-1Dangerous dbl attack
Szigethy vs L Deak, 1988 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

A different ending to the same Philidor Defense book trap (C41)
Y Rantanen vs T Tuomala, 1992 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 0-1 4...d5 yields development
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Scotch-Goering Gambit (C44) 1-0 The 'Sea-Cadet' Mate/Legall's #
Falkbeer vs NN, 1847 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45) 1-0 She's on the loose
M Judd vs Mackenzie, 1878 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 Nxc7 is immune
Sakirsjanow vs Usmanow, 1983 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Ne7 (C45)1-0 NxNe5 unpin, Legall's Mate threat
Malych vs Eidelberg, 1984 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45)0-1 B slaps Q in front of everyone
R Meulders vs R Schuermans, 1978 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 0-1

$Scotch G. Kside Var (C45) 1-0Black lets White Q in front door
T Qiu vs Wang Yiwei, 2001 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch G. Kside Var (C45) 1-0 Black unlocks his own back door
D Mueller vs Verra, 1942 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch (C45) 1-0 Common mini when fianchetto B bites the dust
B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Fork Trick (C46) 0-1 ...b5 Q trap
R Rysan vs M Drtina, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz-Rosenthal Var(C46) 1-0 #Pattern
M Movsisyan vs T Patton, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch (C47) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Tarrasch vs G Simonson, 1887 
(C47) Four Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit 5...h6? (C55) 1-0 10 moves; Decoy
B Wall vs O Rodriguez Vargas, 1979 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0Diagonal
R Maidana vs P Goette, 2001 
(C57) Two Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 N traps Q
D G Levens vs A R B Thomas, 1963 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 10 moves, 1-0

Capablanca miniature: Q sacrifice (if accepted) allows Bxf7#.
Capablanca vs L B Meyer, 1908 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense (C78) 1-0 Qd5 trifecta
C B van den Berg vs F Gaarenstroom, 1943 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Ryder Gambit 5.Qxf3 1-0 Halosar Trap
E J Diemer vs H Halosar, 1934 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 P fork, Decoy, Q fork
Tarrasch vs Schwartz, 1890
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Spurious!? Interesting Q trap w/Black castled, White isn't.
Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Chigorin Def. Main Line Alekhine Var (D07) 1-0, 10 moves Q trap
W Schmidt vs B Grabarczyk, 1991 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Royal fork makes use of pawn pin that can no longer defend
K B Finn vs W C Palmer, 1903 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

QGD, Albin CG (D08) 0-1 Bb4+ is really poisoned in the Albin CG
E M Edwards vs N Whitaker, 1921 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

AMAZING - game that never happened; pawn hurts like a splinter!
Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0Black K high centered
T Melody vs J Spinale, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20) 1-0 Pin the attacker!
G Kozlova vs E Guseva, 1967 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 0-1 Exchange leaves LPDO Ng5
Bathelt vs Leutz, 1957 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Sac & Q Trap
Veitch vs J Penrose, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Queen's Indian Defense: Petrosian Var (E12) 1-0 P gift
Dreev vs M Brodsky, 2004 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 10 moves, 1-0

BF criticized 7.Qb3 in My 60 Memorable Games (due to Na5) 7.dxe
Fischer vs J Boatner, 1964 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1-0 Q trap
S Samarian vs G G Alexandrescu, 1956 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

King's English. 3Knights (A27) 1-0 Standard fianchetto trap
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2010 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening 1.f4 f5 (A02) 1-0 Rob the pin
Koltanowski vs Reinhold, 1931 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Sas vs NN, 1904 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

NN vs Livingstone, 1941 
(C01) French, Exchange, 10 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Normal Var (C22) 1-0 Decoy, Pin, QxQ
Bronstein vs NN, 1950 
(C22) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Spielmann. Karlsbad Var (E23) 0-1 Q trap
A Hansen vs S Jensen, 1945 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 9 moves, 0-1

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Breyer Var (C13) 1-0 Discovery
Velimirovic vs N Ristovic, 1995 
(C13) French, 10 moves, 1-0

M Sabol vs Votava, 1995 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA. Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Discovered Attack
Koblents vs V Zagorovsky, 1946 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

1.P-K4 Alapin Opening 7.Ng3 might hold it. (C20) 0-1Smothered #
NN vs E Canal, 1935 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Game 36 in The Game of Chess by Harry Golombek
Fetzer vs Schmidt, 1951 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

C Bloodgood vs W Waymire, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA. Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Unsound sacrifices works
H Rost vs E Sneiders, 1989 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 0-1

KG Declined, Soller-Zilbermints Gambit (C30) 1-0 Boden's # in 9
Fischer vs J Jones, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0Recapture w/en
J Gilmore vs P Bringer, 1982 
(C57) Two Knights, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky G (C42) 1-0 Legall's mate
Taylor vs K Dreyer, 1934 
(C27) Vienna Game, 9 moves, 1-0

M Levitt vs I Gluckman, 1985
(A06) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Damiano Def 3.Nxe5 Nc6 4.Qh5+ (C40) 1-0 K chase, P #
L Holmberg vs O Hongset, 1962 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

A Taborn vs A J Goldsby, 2010 
(A80) Dutch, 10 moves, 0-1

K Langeweg vs Bisguier, 1961 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

B Perenyi vs T Csukas, 1971 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 0-1

Werner vs Makhno, 1990
(A13) English, 9 moves, 0-1

J Sixel vs M Usachyi, 1995 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

E Kahn vs D Zifroni, 1996
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

N Tovsanaa vs A Burstein, 2008 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 10 moves, 0-1

B Lowenthal vs K Wendeker, 1934 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6? La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Corner N#!
S Sokolov vs I Semenov, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

G Natapov vs Radobarin, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

R Biever vs Cassidy, 1959 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Classical Magnus Smith Trap (B56) 1-0 Bxf7+ Deflection
Schestakov vs Gusseinow, 1967 
(B56) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def/Ruy Lopez Steinitz (C41) 1-0 Exchanges open lines
F Birkisdottir vs B Steinthorsson, 2016 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit (A00) 0-1 White Qxb7 trapped; notes by CB
C Bloodgood vs M Haack, 1975 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Hector vs J Vidarsson, 1996 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 9 moves, 1-0

W Sandner vs H Wimmer, 1996
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Hungery pawn
Stefansson vs J Herms Agullo, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 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

Trap 140 in Chernev's "Winning Chess Traps" (C31) 1-0 10 moves
H Reinle vs Kostner, 1925 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Normal Var (A34) 1-0 Qmate in 1
V Nedela vs J Slepanek, 1996
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed vs Botvinnik System Rev (B25) 0-1 Remove the Guard!
H Tanner vs Shabalov, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 10 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog System (A17) 1-0Undeveloped
Adorjan vs Zsinka, 1982
(A17) English, 10 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti vs KID 6...c5 Yugoslav (A05) 0-1 Early Q lures N
S Macagno vs M Wilder, 1985 
(A05) Reti Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch Var (C03) 1-0 Double attack h7 & Ra8
D Sermek vs M Varini, 1999 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 9 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Advance, Moscow Var (C17) 0-1 The Rb1 is lost
N V Pedersen vs L Karlsson, 1996 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B47) 0-1 Baiting the line of check w/a piece
E Moskalyuk vs M Brodsky, 1998 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 9 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Bxf7+ deflects K from defense of QxQd8
I Diaz Fernandez vs J Saenz Martinez, 1996
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

QID. Modern. Knight Defense (D51) 0-1 Pin & Overworked b-pawn
H Enevoldsen vs R Ortega, 1952 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Levitsky Attack (D00) 1-0 White knight robs the pin
J M Hodgson vs J Shepley, 1990 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Dbl Fio (A07) 1-0 Bs on long diagonal
C Johansson vs NN, 1977
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 10 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
M Bluemich vs Lokvenc, 1926 
(A06) Reti Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Discover++
Salomon vs Gregor, 1902 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance Var (C02) 0-1 N# Semi-Smothered Mate
J Tkacova vs V Bracjunova, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1 B-Q# Support Mate next
V Mallien vs G Strenzke, 1989
(C02) French, Advance, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance Variation (C02) 0-1 Rabid Rook
G Matteucci vs V Castaldi, 1938 
(C02) French, Advance, 10 moves, 0-1

French Defense: General (C00) 1-0 Don't think like Benny Hill!?
A van Weersel vs F Kuijpers, 2000 
(C00) French Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine/Scandi 1.e4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.exd5 (B02) 1-0 Bxf7+ Unpin
S Ritvin vs E Z Rabin, 2006 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Anderssen Def (C33) 1-0 Another fatal f6
M Braune vs NN, 1900 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 Don't drop the "O"
S Bernstein vs NN, 1903 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 fear of Pe5
H Van Schaaik vs NN, 1982
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0 3 targets
F Snijders vs NN, 1988
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Common unpin trap
E Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya vs NN, 1988 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Morphy Def (C31) 0-1 Minors!
Guilbert vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

KGA. Basman Gambit (C33) 1-0 Eyes in the side of his head
M Basman vs NN, 1982 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 P grabber gets shot down
NN vs R Stienen, 1990 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Cornered R falls
E Mascotti vs D Gedult, 1977 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1 P grabbing
Bosscher vs L Smit, 1980 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Zwischenzug +
NN vs D Gedult, 1972 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: General (A60) 1-0 Incomplete fianchetto exposes
P Clarke vs NN, 1978
(A60) Benoni Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit Declined (B20) 1-0 Center cut
M R Hazlewood vs Fleming, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Pseudo-Tarrasch Var (D50) 0-1 Pin
V F Kelly vs L Levy, 1972 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Traditional, 4 Knights Gambit(D30) 0-1
A Schmied vs J Aagaard, 1995 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Mate threat & hanging pieces
S Dowd vs J Roscher, 1990
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Crazy gambit works?!?
Bucker vs NN, 1982 
(A06) Reti Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk vs Modern/Dutch Leningrad (A04) 1-0 Rob the pin
M Petrovic vs A Pihajlic, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 She must prevent Nc7#
E Walther vs Zellner, 1973 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 11...Nd6 Q trap
D Ponziani vs D Ercole Del Rio, 1770 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Woorema vs Sacharjan, 1964 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

G Schnitzler vs Hardung, 1862 
(B30) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Defense (D40) 0-1 Common unpin trap
J Fuller vs R Buchanan, 1977 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Insert the Bishop pin!
C S M Franco vs G Madikwe, 1982 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Steiner Var (D16) 0-1 Computer brain fart
L-Chess vs Socrates, 1995 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 9 moves, 0-1

L Mostertman vs A Kleijberg, 1985
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Kuenzler vs D Gedult, 1971 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game 4.Qg4 Kf8 (C27) 0-1 Bg4 traps Qf3
T Kulhanek vs G Jablecnik, 1996 
(C27) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 0-1

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