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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

Polish Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Resembles a From Gambit mini
Dr. J vs Mr. K, 1876  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Polish, ML Exchange (A00) 1-0 Neat N Interference
Heimbach vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 Fascinating Finish
Sokolsky vs Strugatsch, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 177 in "Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess" edited by Reinfeld
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0 Q sac Boden's #
Eliascheff vs NN, 1948 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: unusual From Gambit 4.dxc7 Qxc7 (A02) 0-1 Fooled
L De Veauce vs Keene, 1963  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Bg2 vs Bg7 & Bb7 (A03) 1-0 Extra piece
Nakamura vs L E Johannessen, 2010
(A03) Bird's 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

Reti Opening (A04) Pin the Defender then snatch the Defendant
E Ghaem Maghami vs Chekhov, 2000 
(A04) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French/QGD traditional e5 strong point (A07) 1-0 Nf6+
D Svetushkin vs V Varaciuc, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav 5...BxNf3 (A07) 1-0 Beastly Bs
B Pavlenko vs I Solonar, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Bg7 (A07) 1-0Black Q a gonner, but it's worse than that!
W Beckemeyer vs A Delanoy, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 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

Hungarian vs Leningrad Dutch (A00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; X-ray
S Platzack vs J van Baarle, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Up a piece, Q fork
R Nurmi vs A Dunne, 1994 
(A10) English, 18 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 0-1 Black's Elephant Trap
Werner vs Makhno, 1990 
(A13) English, 9 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0 Lost B
Smyslov vs Sokolsky, 1950 
(A15) English, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: De Bruycker Def (A40) 0-1 Lose the exchange
NN vs M Braun, 1980 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Beefeater Var (A40) 1-0 Blitz; Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Svidler, 2019 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. P Thrust (A44) 1-0 Cross pin backfires
R Toran Albero vs F Kuijpers, 1965 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Deflection & promotion inevitable
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Budapest Defense: Alekhine. Abonyi Var (A52) 1-0 Zwischenzug+
Alekhine vs J A Seitz, 1925 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

The Guernsey Gibbet of '85!! (Morphy's Mate)
Hebden vs J M Hodgson, 1985 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Pawn Return Var (A57) 1-0 Brilliant!
E Vladimirov vs V M Mikhalevski, 2001 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 6...Bg7 Out of business
G den Broeder vs W Wegener, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Funny trap
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def.: Scandinavian. Exchange (B00) 1-0 1 N# 1 N def
R Runau vs Schmidt, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Scandi. Bogoljubow, Nimzowitsch Gambit 6...e5 (B00) 1-0 K walk
I Nikolayev vs A Dunne, 2002 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 75 in 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
Bildhauer vs G Janny, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Declined 2.e5?! (000/B01) 1-0 Famous h-file sac attk
Tarrasch vs Schroeder, 1894 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 ML (B01) She took b2 while White developed, lifted Rs
Degraeve vs J Tomczak, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 0-1 Immediate N sac, precarious Ks
Fareed Ahmed vs F Mohannad, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Cntr Cntr M.L. 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Bd3 e6 (B01) 1-0 Blindfold
Blackburne vs Lush, 1885 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Portuguese Var (B01) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
W Zili vs R M D P de Almeida, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Useless Black Ns
Loman vs Blackburne, 1892 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 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

Alekhine Def: The Squirrel (B02) 1-0 Had a few too many nuts
Hill vs Janeway, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

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

THE COMPLETE CHESSPLAYER by Fred Reinfeld
Golombek vs Brown, 1949 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Def vs 5.3 (B06) 1-0 Long range pieces pour in
P K Wells vs Speelman, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B07) 0-1 Rob the pin, twice!
A Laughland vs W F Forster, 2015 
(B07) Pirc, 12 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

Ch. 2, 150 Attack?! Ng4, G17: A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire
Hebden vs F Felecan, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attk. Unzicker Attk (B09) 1-0 3 piece Kside
Unzicker vs J H Donner, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 She's tied to defense
J C Leon vs L Tristan, 2009 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Var (B12)1-0 Mutual Pawn grabbers
Wang Hao vs F Rouhani, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Q trap w/Boden's pattern
G Popilski vs Grigoriants, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 The castled K wins
A Volokitin vs D G Fridman, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Tartakower NxNf6 (B15) 1-0 Just take it!
A Planinc vs Puc, 1969 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Raking Bs, invading N
Capablanca vs G Wheatcroft, 1939 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 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

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

Sicilian Def. Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1Harassing Black Bs
A A Bykhovsky vs Antoshin, 1959
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Big Clamp vs Sicilian Dragon Nh6 (B20) 0-1 Back ranker coming
T Chapman vs M Rose, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Bishop surprise
R J Kermeen vs E Tate, 1989 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

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 Barmen Def vs 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Q's retreats lose
Kramnik vs Piket, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin / Cntr Cntr Declined (B22) 1-0 Q grabs P trap
H Ullrich vs NN, 1952 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 0-1 A pin & a pair of Black Ns!
G Makropoulos vs I Bilek, 1977
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Marshall Gambit (B23) 1-0Backwards Legall's #
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Wch U12
M El Adnani vs Aronian, 1994 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 0-1

Source: Sid Pickard - The Games of Wilhelm Steinitz p. 179 #692
Steinitz vs H Voigt, 1885 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Happy hanging N
Topalov vs M Leon Hoyos, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance (B29) 1-0 Pawn snatching, Nxf7
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance (B29) 1-0 Instructive Raking Bs
V Sozin vs Nekrasov, 1931 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 20 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

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Up the exchange & two pawns
S Petrik vs J Kozma, 1975
(B32) Sicilian, 12 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 All-out attack 17...?
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 0-1 Unusual finish
Reggio vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Def: Kveinis Variation (B40) 1-0 Kside sac attacks
Velimirovic vs M Pavlovic, 1998 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Siciliian Kan. Polugaevsky Var (B42) 1-0 After 13.Bh5 Q trap
P Popovic vs P Schlosser, 1992 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 All of a sudden...
J Bosch vs G Kacheishvili, 1993 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 R sac works
N Mitkov vs Rublevsky, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights. Exchange (B45) 0-1 Simul upset
Lasker vs J Dimer, 1904 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Double bishop sacrifice, mate to follow on the h-file
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

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 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 Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Devastating ++
O Kanmazalp vs A Karason, 2017
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Greek Gift
Hort vs I Radulov, 1974 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Deep fried
P Moran Santamaria vs E Franco Raymundo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Sosonko Var (B77) 0-1 Q trap
J Garcia Elio vs G Szamoskozi, 2001 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87)1-0 Sacs on 6th, #
J Konikowski vs B Barbulovic, 1968 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt Var (B88) 1-0 13.?
Y Troinov vs L Popov, 1962 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 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 Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Bxe6 sacrifice opens the door
T Ernst vs C Gruvaeus, 2000 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Four minors trap the Q
W Sandner vs H Wimmer, 1996
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Najdorf Var (B96) 0-1 coordinated Horwitz Bishops
Yudasin vs Kasparov, 1981 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 Thematic Bxb5 sacrifice
Velimirovic vs R Q M Al-Qazzaz, 1974 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def 2.c4 (C00) 1-0 Violate principles to win!
A van Weersel vs F Kuijpers, 2000 
(C00) French Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

French Def. Chigorin Qe2 Dbl Fio (C00) 1-0 Bustin' Up the Joint
Simagin vs Bibikov, 1944 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1 B pins B to mating square
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1856 
(C02) French, Advance, 13 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 Such moxie!
Velimirovic vs B Maksimovic, 1996 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 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 Def. Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Lovely game!
Onischuk vs Hertneck, 1997 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Resembles Milner-Barry Gambit
O Reeh vs C Mann, 2008 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 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

Game 8 in Irving Chernev's The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 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

French, Classical Svenonius Var(C10) 0-1Same N&B hit c2, BAD Zw
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 0-1

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Q+ & fork EAD
Euwe vs J W te Kolste, 1921 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def Winawer Var (C15) 0-1Black offers both Bs on the 3rd
A Milnes vs D Crowe, 1989 
(C15) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Advance (C18) 1-0 Now that's a catch!
D Derakhshani vs D Andersen, 2014 
(C18) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She left the scene
M Porges vs Steinitz, 1874 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Two hangers
J Bobber vs S Albrecht, 1990 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted 5...Nc6 (C21) 1-0 pin on open e-file
J Penrose vs Pryor, 1980 
(C21) Center Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit 4...d5 (C21) 1-0 Marshall's minors flush the K
Marshall vs S Mlotkowski, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit 4.Bxd3 (C21) 1-0 f4 singles N retreat, f5 B trap
M Ebeling vs J Killane, 2007 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Bone in throat mates
De Con vs NN, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Open g-file
Zukertort vs H Munk, 1870 
(C21) Center Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Sac destroys a defender
S F Smith vs Koltanowski, 1927 
(C22) Center Game, 18 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, Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0 Sacs on f6!
M Reichel vs G Antoszkiewicz, 1990
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 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. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) 1-0 Scholar's # var
Tartakower vs M Berman, 1934 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 Nxf7!
N Tereshchenko vs Linjer, 1892 
(C25) Vienna, 23 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

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

A Black Evan's Gambit: Q+ sac, Dbl check, Reti's # before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game (C27) 1-0Creepy Black queen didn't develop her army
Steinitz vs Loyd, 1867 
(C27) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky G. (C27) 1-0Lowenthal notes
Morphy vs W Potier, 1858  
(C27) Vienna Game, 25 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

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

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Extended Legall's Mate!
Zukertort vs NN, 1884 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attk (C29) 1-0 Surprise P thrust, Q trap
Hromadka vs S Rozental, 1917 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 0-1 The best response to +
NN vs B F Winkelman, 1945 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

4918 in Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 Problems, Combos, & Games
Milner-Barry vs V Hanninen, 1956 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 40 inThe Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical. General (C30) 1-0 White counters in center
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1921 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Octopus wins!
V Zelevinsky vs Ravinsky, 1961 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1 +, +
Sachs vs D Gedult, 1971 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attk (C31) 0-1 Light-square Bs str
NN vs Beis, 1940 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted(C32) 1-0 B pair, Q on7th
Alapin vs Marshall, 1905 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CntrG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var (C32) 1-0 Bxf7+
W Bialas vs Schwarz, 1953 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accptd (C32) 0-1 h-file pile
Marshall vs V Soldatenkov, 1928 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG (C32) 1-0 Black castles into Anastasia's Mate??
Roth vs G Rajna, 1975 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 0-1 Scholar's Mate
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 0-1 Impressive
W Kornfeld vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 0-1 Remove the guard
Anderssen vs Eichborn, 1854 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Fantastic sacrificial planning!!
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1895 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Kick royalty around
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Boden's Mate Around the Corner
A Lokasto vs K Marcinkowski, 1971 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Dovetail Mate by promotion
F Young vs H N Stone, 1907 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Possible Swallow's Tail/Gueridon #
B Hulse vs R E Fauber, 1976 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

Ch1 Attack against the uncastled King along the e file pg 17
L Hanssen vs E R Lundin, 1928 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Double Muzio Gambit (C37) Just when you think...
S Brady vs M Heidenfeld, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 0-1Dumb Q sac rules the day!
B Garfinkel vs F M Wren, 1933 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 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

KGA. Hanstein Gambit (C38) 0-1 Cornered K
C Issler vs Eggman, 1966 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 13.?
H Delaire vs NN, 1901 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 Raking Bs, Pins
Reece vs Walton, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 Spearhead!
Vidmar vs Goldsand, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 Raking Bs
T Johansson vs J Furhoff, 1998 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 Clobbering Corres
Kendernai vs J Spodny, 1966 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 B decoy sac, N+ fork
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Damiano 8. h4 h5 9. Bxb7 Bxb7 10. Qf5+ Kh6 11. d4+ g5 12. Qf7
P Korhonen vs Chai Chin Lim, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Damiano Def. Chigorin Gambit (C40) If 3...Qe7 MUST RETREAT Nf3
J Westman vs E Havansi, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit 3.Nxe5 Qe7 (C40) 1-0 Dbl N sac ends w/pin on N
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

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

The pawn was poisoned; Always look for Q check & fork
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Petrov, Classical Attk. Jaenisch Var (C42)1-0 Dbl B sac will #
Judit Polgar vs Karpov, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 Stockfish notes
S Boden vs A Belaiev, 1867 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 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

Tayler Opening 3.Be2 (C44) 0-1 Similar finish to Old Kentucky
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44)1-0 Ns are a pain
J McTigue vs C C Miheso, 1990 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 22 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

Scotch Steinitz Var (C45) 1-0 Q is removed as defender of the B
Kulaots vs J Geller, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0Nice Q deflection sac to mate
J Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 Raking Bishops
J Pinedo vs Anderssen, 1861
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 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 (C46) 1-0 Incredible sac for obstruction
Glek vs F Kroeze, 1996 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Mate #4 in The Art of Checkmate by Georges Renaud & Victor Kahn
NN vs V Kahn, 1941 
(C47) Four Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Game No.18 in Barden and Heidenfeld's 'Modern Chess Miniatures'
Posch vs Dorrer, 1958 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Double Spanish (C49) 1-0 Cross pins are a bitchew
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

One of the great Copycat punishments of all time
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 1-0 Skewer +
F Adeyemi vs Z Ahmadov, 2008 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs H Kennedy, 1859  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Anderssen Var (C51) 1-0 Spearhead aims at f7
Fischer vs J Boatner, 1964 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0Pupil wins
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
de Riviere vs P Journoud, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Fireworks
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1883 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Blindfold Simul
Paulsen vs NN, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C52) 1-0 B stunts
V Ciocaltea vs Bruska, 1958
(C52) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

"CHESS SPARKS, short and bright games of chess" by J.H. Ellis
S M Globus vs Gross, 1884 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Charming & instructive pawn # (this game is repeated elsewhere)
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit Tradition (C54)1-0 Q trap
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit Greco Var (C54)1-0 R $ac!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0Bxh6
Keres vs G Karring, 1934 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 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 Both Kings are cornered
E Schallopp vs Charousek, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 0-1 8.Re1+ Kf8
Muller vs Bayer, 1908 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Perreux Var (C55) 0-1 Wide open
NN vs Schiffers, 1877 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 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

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

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bogoljubow Var (C58) 1-0 Q sac
Van der Wiel vs S Ernst, 2004 
(C58) Two Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Def (C60) 1-0 Legal's Mate variant
Benjafield vs Wippell, 1938 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Zukertort sacs the Queen for Boden's mate in 12 moves
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Game 201 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 0-1Interesting comments
K Grigorian vs Dzindzichashvili, 1969 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 1-0 Discovered+
Adams vs A Easton, 1998 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 23 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

The Most Famous "Noah's Ark Trap"
E Steiner vs Capablanca, 1929 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 43 in Siegbert Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien
Tarrasch vs B Richter, 1883 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Game 45 in Siegbert Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien
Tarrasch vs B Richter, 1883 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy De. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1Black B daggers
C Golmayo vs Kolisch, 1867 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Defense (C78) 1-0Back rank Q sac similar to PM!
J Finnegan vs R P Allen, 1948 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 0-1 Bishop is trapped
Bartosz Miszkielo vs G Thorhallsson, 2015
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 59 in "The Art of the Checkmate" by Renaud & Kahn
NN vs Tarrasch, 1932 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferd (C79) 1-0 Legal's # w/2 Bs
M Kolnik vs Schurr, 1940 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 12 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open Var (C80) 1-0 Q sac, Legall's Attk, K walk, Pawn#
D Duhm vs A Duhm, 1900 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Motzko Attack II (C82) 1-0 Lolli's # next
Vidmar vs L Loewy Sr, 1905 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Original Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Return Fire!
J W te Kolste vs Loman, 1921 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Main Line (C89) 1-0 22.?
M Barroso Campos vs J M Quesada Vera, 2003 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD: Baltic Defense Bb4 line (D06) 0-1 Q sac into Boden's Mate
F A Stroud vs A M Fraser, 1961 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

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

QGD Baltic Def. Q Attk 3.Qb3 e5 4.Qxb7 (D06) 0-1 B pin party
A Tikovsky vs Opocensky, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein b2, Bb3 Stonewall Attk (D05) 1-0 Dbl Sac Bxh7 & Bxg7
L Filatov vs S F Mayer, 2000 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Starting Out: The Colle by Richard Palliser, Game 19
S Landau vs E E Book, 1937 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 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 Marshall Defense (D06) 0-1 White Q ate the b-pawn & rook
F Schubert vs L Tipary, 1938 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 0-1

The game is as instructive as it is stunningly brilliant.
P Lebedev vs Gonak, 1938 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights Var (D15) 1-0 Boden's Mate in 11
Seefried vs Kunzler, 1927 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 11 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

QG Accepted Old Variation: Piece lost in 6. See Blogger notes.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 6 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

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20) 1-0 Bf3 skewer coming
H K Mattison vs Tartakower, 1926 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central. Greco Var (D20) 1-0 Back rank pin, support mate
Von Der Lasa vs Hensel, 1836 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 Diagonal dangers!
Korchnoi vs Z Mestrovic, 1969 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

QGA. Rosenthal Variation (D21) 0-1 Double B sacrifice finish
F Vallejo Pons vs Kasparov, 2005 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 0-1

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

QGD. Janowski Variation (D31) 1-0 Big prick from a pin!
E Straat vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1923 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Marshall Gambit. Main Line (D31) 1-0 B threats
Taimanov vs H Steiner, 1952 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1Discoveries heat up a3
Pirc vs Alekhine, 1931 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Boden's Mate upon the Q!
E O'Hare vs P Dillon, 1966 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 0-1

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 S mating combo!
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Main Line (D42) 1-0 Brilliant
Kasparov vs S Begun, 1978 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 24 moves, 1-0

Crikey! Well done Benzol, this is magic.
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

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

QGD: Modern Variation (D50) 1-0 Now that's an F-Bomb!
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange Var (D75) 0-1 Correspondence
V Bergraser vs B Koch, 1956 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 22 moves, 0-1

The Fireside Book of Chess, Game 145 p. 338, Exciting Draw
F L Vaughan vs Purdy, 1945 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Def. Romanishin Var (E20) 0-1 Discovery Dbl Attk
V Greenwalt vs B Wall, 1983 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 8 moves, 0-1

NID. Romanishin Var (E20) 0-1 B+ sac gains edge
Plaskett vs Speelman, 1993 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 1-0 Simul slaughter on the diagonals
Carlsen vs B Berkowitz, 2016
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 1-0 Holes
Tal vs Gipslis, 1951 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 24 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

NID: Classical. Berlin, Pirc Var (E39) 0-1 Swarm of hornets
Ulf Norevall vs M French, 2017 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 18 moves, 0-1

NID. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1-0 R trapped in spider web
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1952 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 22 moves, 1-0

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

NID: Normal. Ragozin Var (E51) 0-1 Morphy-like shot!
D Stavast vs K Lee, 2013 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 18 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening vs Dbl Fio (A00) 0-1 Q sac for Kside crush
J Lacasta Palacios vs H Asis Gargatagli, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 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

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Dbl Fio (A01) 1-0 Finish it
A Planinc vs R Hartoch, 1973
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio vs Dutch Stonewall Bb7 (A04) 1/2-1/2 c-file exchanges
L Gonda vs P Nikolic, 2011
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical Bg2 vs Bg7 (A04) 1-0Dragon P sac
Kramnik vs A Goganov, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 72 moves, 1-0

White Dbl Fio vs Kside Fio (A05) 1-0 Back rank pins
Dzindzichashvili vs D Roos, 1979 
(A05) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

KIA: Symmetrical Def (A05) 0-1 Shocking Bishop Shot!!
P Peelen vs Fedorowicz, 1990 
(A05) Reti Opening, 40 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

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 0-1 Strangle the Queen!!
Lisitsin vs Smyslov, 1944 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Neat double B sac for mate!
Przepiorka vs L Steiner, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Yugoslav Var (A07) 1-0 Whte controls open lines
Nakamura vs Grigoriants, 2017
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

FR Chigorin/Vienna/KIA/Hungarian (A07) 0-1B pair, pins dominate
Chigorin vs Lasker, 1899 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik's 12 e4-e5! is a standard sacrifice in KID structures
Botvinnik vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

KIA/Chigorin Qe2 vs French f6 (A07) 1-0 Clinching outpost w/pin
Alekhine vs R Sucha, 1943 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

50 moves rule successfully applied for a draw.
Javokhir Sindarov vs G Jones, 2018 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 122 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1 Pick which exchange
B Holliman vs Alexander V Ivanov, 2001
(A10) English, 27 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

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Pseudo Epaulette #
Steinitz vs Gelbfuhs, 1873 
(A13) English, 34 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Golombek Def (A16) 1-0 Underpromotion #!!
A Sandrin vs P Le Cornu, 1949 
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1/2-1/2
Drasko vs Tal, 1985
(A17) English, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 11: Chernev's Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played
Tartakower vs R Frentz, 1933 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Looks like both armies had been drinking
Rohde vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1992 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 30 moves, 1-0

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

English, Symmetrical. Dbl Fio vs Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1Combo #!
R Panjwani vs Ivanchuk, 2014 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 0-1 BF's Q is asking for it
Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 0-1

English, Full Symmetry Line (A38) 0-1 35...?
Larsen vs Unzicker, 1966 
(A38) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Raking Bishops conquer
J Krassowizkij vs M Kill, 2017 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 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

Stonewall Attk vs Indian Be7, Bb7 (A45) 0-1 Pin gets worse
S A Mudrev vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 Impressive Attack
Keene vs Minic, 1975 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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

G2: Most Stunning Victories of 2016 by Naiditsch, Balogh & Maze
Radjabov vs O Bortnyk, 2016 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Barry 0-0 vs Indian Game: Kside Fianchetto (A48) 0-1 Discovery
S Rosselli del Turco vs Colle, 1924
(A48) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Przepiorka Copycat (A49) 1-0 Raking Bs & Q sac
N Aggelis vs A Heimann, 2012 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 32 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 0-1 The Bxe2+ sacrifice
V Iotov vs M Nikolov, 2004 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 32 moves, 0-1

Benko G Accptd. Modern Var (A57) 0-1 Center, Dbl B sacrifice
Kiril D Georgiev vs I Rogers, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player by Alburt and Palatnik
Hort vs Alburt, 1977 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 37 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: Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 Discovered+
Steffen Pedersen vs M Lyell, 1997 
(A81) Dutch, 34 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Leningrad Var (A87) 0-1 Imperfect, slashing tactics
Razuvaev vs Topalov, 1992 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 47 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: Blatny Var (B00) 1-0 Pawns gain time on pieces
E Can vs N Sakr, 2010 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Scandi Modern. 4.Nf3 Bg4 Gipslis Var (B01) 1-0 B-Q long diagon
K Aseev vs Gipslis, 1991 
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

Scandi 4.Nf3 g6 Richter Var (B01) 1-0 Bishops Zwischenzug
A Wirig vs T Thorhallsson, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 12...Bxc2 backfires
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1984 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 103 in 'Lasker's Manual of Chess' by Emanuel Lasker.
Tarrasch vs Pillsbury, 1903 
(B01) Scandinavian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Overloaded Defender
J Dueball vs B Jansson, 1969
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Four Ps Attack 6...c5 (B03) 0-1 Neat B counter
E Walters vs L Snyder, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense: Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 Another f6 weakness
Smyslov vs Spassky, 1960 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 A close call
Keres vs H Karner, 1973 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Def.Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 1-0 Arthur goes BIG
Bisguier vs Suttles, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 B sac deflects back R
Tal vs Suttles, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Def Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 2 Bishops vs 2 Rooks
Albin vs Von Bardeleben, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 93 moves, 0-1

3...b5?! Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Side-to-side
M Vachier-Lagrave vs D Pira, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense: General (B07) 0-1 Exchange sequence
A Neverov vs Kramnik, 1990 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0Q sac, Corridor Mate
K Papas vs I Krasenkova, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attack / Semi-Tarrasch (B13) 1-0 Classic
Karpov vs Hort, 1980 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 61 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Staunton-Cochrane Var(B20) 0-1Raking Bishops plus
A Beni vs Tal, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk (B21) 0-1 Safer K; Bs best Ns
L Zinn vs Taimanov, 1969
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin 2...d6 (B22) 0-1 Dramatic finish
N Hutchinson vs R Britton, 2006
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 53 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 3.f4 5.Bb5+ Grand Prix Attk (B23) 0-1Dbld Isolanis win
M Thesing vs Ftacnik, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 3.f4 5.Bc5 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 0-1 White drops Ps
M Thesing vs M Parligras, 2011 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Pestering B pair
Judit Polgar vs Gelfand, 2003 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 48 moves, 0-1

Sic Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Sweet polka dancing platypuses!
J Diaz vs D Freeman, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Best game by a 13-year-old? No. That is set in stone.
Smyslov vs Bacrot, 1996 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 62 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Gem!
Lutikov vs O Chernikov, 1978 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Too many Q moves
Krum Georgiev vs N Andrianov, 1991 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Castle oppos, hit 6th
Baklan vs V S Spasov, 2008 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Wild Qs!
A Shomoev vs R Mamedov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Modern Bc4 (B35) 1-0 Discovered Attack on Q
Stein vs Kupreichik, 1969
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Delayed Alapin (B40) 0-1 Sac attack cannot mate
M Faika vs M Nikolov, 2010
(B40) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. French. Normal (B40) 0-1 Mate on long diagonal
M Czerniak vs G Fahnenschmidt, 1979
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. French. Normal (B40) 0-1 Sac on long diagonal
L A Tan vs Polugaevsky, 1973
(B40) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) 1-0 14.?
Movsesian vs N Miezis, 2008 
(B40) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Gaw-Paw Variation (B40) 0-1Stunning interference!
Carlsen vs E Vegh, 2001 
(B40) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Pin Var (B40) 1-0 R runs interference for Q
K Mokry vs H Lehmann, 1981
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 132 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs D S Polland, 1937 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Kan. Modern Hedgehog (B42) 0-1 Control diagonal, pin
S P Sethuraman vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

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 Defense: Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 0-1 Ng3 twice!!
Movsesian vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 35 moves, 0-1

OH, what a night ! ! ! Late December back in '63...
O M Hindle vs Tal, 1963 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Kan. Wing Attk (B43) 0-1 Open diagonals for B pair
I A Horowitz vs Denker, 1936 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Modern Line (B44) 1-0 Making a b-line
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Swooping the long diag
L Schmid vs M Eisinger, 1959 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 30 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

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 Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Variation (B48) ˇ 1-0
A Dueckstein vs Pachman, 1962 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B49) 0-1Notes by R. Keene
P Almond vs Keene, 1964  
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57) 0-1Skewer
Vogt vs Hort, 1971
(B57) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

"The Pearl of Sofia"
Topalov vs G Minchev, 1988 
(B57) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer (B60) 1-0 En passant passer distracts
Marjanovic vs P Popovic, 1980 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 45 moves, 1-0

Sic Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early deviate(B62) 0-1Choking Bs
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical (B72) 0-1 Dbl Rook Sacs
E Garcia vs M Preuss, 2005 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 0-1 Brilliancy
I Lesnik vs Joze Siska, 1948 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

G121 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Ravinsky vs Panov, 1943 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 0-1 Analyze Bxa2+
Velimirovic vs Bronstein, 1994 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Remove the Def
Movsesian vs M Orsag, 1995
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Var(B82) 1-0 Q sac opens g-file
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 0-1 Exchange sac creates pin
P Zarnicki vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 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 Scheveningen. Classical Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 21.?
C H Alexander vs Szabo, 1947 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Rxf7 sac
J Nogueiras vs Tarjan, 1979 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 35 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 Def. Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 B pair bests Ns
Topalov vs B Gundavaa, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 0-1Reversed Opera House #
Greenblatt vs Fischer, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Discovery+ Boomerang
A Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf by Najdorf (B96) 0-1 Boden's Mate
L Steiner vs Najdorf, 1937 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf. Goteborg (Argentine) (B98) 0-1 Pro Bono
B Robertie vs G Bono, 1976 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 228: Svetozar Gligoric Collected Games, Editor Colin Leach
Hort vs Gligoric, 1971 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

French Two Knights (C00) 1-0 P lever aids White battery
I Rogers vs R Witt, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Black N turns the tables
V G Kirillov vs I Mazel, 1931
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack e5 vs Ba6 French (C00) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
Larsen vs B Andersen, 1960 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

French Defense/e6 Owen's Def (C00) 1-0 Threat of N fork
Adams vs S Vanderwaeren, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 5.Bd3 c5 (C01) 0-1 Very agressive Black pawns
V Gunina vs A Gupta, 2018
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 B pair edge
J C Sterk vs S Landau, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

French Def 3.Nc3 Nc6 Advance (C10) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0 Sac attack!
A Reijnerwold vs T Krabbe, 1997 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: McCutcheon (C12) 0-1 Debut beats world champ
Steinitz vs McCutcheon, 1885 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Normal Var (C13) 1-0 Dbl R sac
Reti vs Breyer, 1913 
(C13) French, 30 moves, 1-0

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

See the finish: Skewer+ removes K as defender for 2nd skewer+
Short vs Vaganian, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 51 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance Var (C19) 1-0 White seizes f-file
Smyslov vs M Eklund, 1996
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Schlechter Def (C21) 0-1 Withdrawal?!
W Piegeler vs H Dymek, 1986 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Horwitz Bishops face-off
J Mason vs Schlechter, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Center Game: 8...d6 Berger Var (C22) 1-0 B-Q Spearhead
Morozevich vs Hebden, 1994 
(C22) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 1-0 Sacs K walk
Bledow vs P Bilguer, 1838 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.f4 Bronstein Gambit (C23) 1-0
C F van Tongerloo vs T de Veij, 1977 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Switcharoo
N Mitkov vs S J Breckenridge, 2018
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25)JHB notes1-0
Blackburne vs Cheshire / Dobell, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q sac for a P#
Viakhirev vs Alekhine, 1907 
(C28) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Mate
H Ranneforth vs H E Dobell, 1903 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 K walk
Steinitz vs Hirschfeld, 1871
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Coordinate the heavy pieces
Spassky vs J J Martinez, 1992 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Notes by Lasker
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1909  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Closed ingenuity
Capablanca vs Ruiz / Molina, 1914 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG Charousek Gambit Old Line (C32) 1-0Nice Qside attk
Spielmann vs E Wadling, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Really Wild Correspondence!
M Jago vs J Littlewood, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

KGA. Breyer Gambit (C33) 0-1 Squeezed into Pseudo Boden's Mate
D Drimer vs Unzicker, 1970 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA. Tartakower Gambit Be2 (C33) 1-0 Black Kside gets stripped
N Littlewood vs L Lengyel, 1964 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Hook # w/Q
L Day vs A C Chow, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Black dominates. BF was right?
M Dougherty vs P Carlsten, 2016 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 62 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker
Steinitz vs V Green, 1862 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Philidor Defense: Hanham (C41) 1-0 Bxf7+, QxQd8, Bb4+
S Cucancic vs D Lazic, 2010
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 WHO killed Kenny?
P Kenny vs H Multhopp, 2001 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def (C41) 0-1 3 minors produce Blackburne's Mate!
Lombardy vs D H Campora, 1994 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Kaufmann Attack (C42) 1-0 Zw+ prevents 0-0
Larry Evans vs Bisguier, 1958 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 0-1 FM gives away Q in style!
Didier vs Marshall, 1900 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. B+ line(C42) 1-0 Gueridon # in 1
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1848 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Exchang sac
Nakamura vs A Giri, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Aggressive!
Ljubojevic vs S Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter Var (C42) 1-0
Teichmann vs Von Bardeleben, 1910 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Mason-Showalter (C42) 1-0 Blindfo
Svidler vs Topalov, 2004 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk (C42) 0-1 30...Bg5 zwischenzug
Robson vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Ponziani Opening (C44) 1-0 A good tussle of time in chess
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 44 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

Two Knights 4.d4 exd4 (C55) 1-0 Hog on the 6th, then 7th
Nakamura vs Fressinet, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 Pesky B pair
M Czerniak vs Unzicker, 1956
(C47) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1

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

Italian Game: Italian 4.0-0 d6 pseudo Evans G (C50) 1-0 Q sac
K Petersen vs Steffen Pedersen, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 1-0

J. Dufresne, Lehrbuch des Schachspiels 1892, pp. 100-102.
Dufresne vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0Both Ks in danger
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

The Chess World 1868/69, p. 327
C Golmayo vs Winawer, 1867 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 0-1 Three connected passers
J N Berger vs Charousek, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 44 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Compromised Def ML (C52) 1-0Greco theme, P roller
Taylor vs Zukertort, 1882 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 Tactics
A Giri vs Karjakin, 2019 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 0-1

G8 in 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & DuMont
Szabo vs W J Muhring, 1946 
(C56) Two Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Instructive Pin sequence
M Mansoor vs Valentine Cox, 1986 
(C57) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. King's Bishop Var (C68) 1-0 En Prise B!
S Vedmediuc vs V Sava, 2001 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0Check or die!
E Inarkiev vs M M Kazhgaleyev, 2008 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferrd (C79) 1-0 Kside crossfire
Olland vs H Wolf, 1902 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 1-0 B corrals N
Keres vs Lilienthal, 1955 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Max Lange Mating Pattern!
M Kobalia vs Khalifman, 2003 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 Dbl B Sacrifice
Shabalov vs Aronian, 2004 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 47 moves, 0-1

Ruy Lopez, Marshall Attk. Modern (C89) 1/2- Sac for perpetual +
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2005 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Spanish Morphy Def Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 1-0Batteries
I Cheparinov vs E Alekseev, 2008 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Closed Def (C96) 0-1 Big R Shots!
Sherzer vs Acs, 1998 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 0-1 Diemer's own def
K Stummer vs E J Diemer, 1955 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Krause 2...c5 (D02) 0-1 Side step issues on the diagonal
Flohr vs Grob, 1933 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in My Chess Career by Jose Raul Capablanca
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 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

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Who's got who?
Euwe vs J L Kersten, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def 3 Minors on 6th (D05) 1/2-SW
Janowski vs Lasker, 1910 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

c3 Double Stonewall (D05) 1-0 Bishops 2-for-1 finish.
Yusupov vs M Luch, 2005 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zukertort c3, c4, c5 (D05) 1-0 Black Kside gets riddled
Yusupov vs D Brandenburg, 2012 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening/Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Von Scheve vs Zukertort, 1887
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Colle System copycat 6.e4 dxe4 (D05) 1-0 Q sac for raking Bs
H Caro vs O Kunze, 1904 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 The better bishops
Kasparov vs Timman, 1991 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

After 59. ... Be6, Bishop can't protect g2, so Promotion looms
T Polak vs V Laznicka, 2006
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 0-1Dark-squared B delivers!
A Zatonskih vs Jennifer Yu, 2019 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 What a finish!
Gligoric vs M Gerusel, 1969 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central. Greco Var Bb7 (D20) 0-1 Dbl Attk? Threaten mate!
M Kierzek vs Keene, 1978 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 B sac for a P breakthrough
Petrosian vs Polugaevsky, 1963 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Def (D26) 1-0 Nxf7 & pin
Hebden vs J Howell, 1992 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 149 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def Quiet Var (D30) 1-0Rob the pin & overworked pawn
Capablanca vs R Scott, 1919 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

100 Chess Gems by P. Wenman.
Pillsbury vs Swiderski, 1902 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

G14 Best Attacking Games of 2012-2015 by A.Naiditsch & C.Balogh
A Giri vs Caruana, 2013 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical IQP (D32) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 0-1

G45: Chess Secrets I Learned from the Masters by Edward Lasker
Marshall vs Ed. Lasker, 1923 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 Notes by Keene
Keene vs O Jakobsen, 1981  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Def. Alekhine Var (D38) 1-0 Kside Shootout!
Radjabov vs V S Gujrathi, 2019 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 0-1 Desperado
V M Mikhalevski vs Speelman, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Game 7 in Chess for Hawks by Cyrus Lakdawala
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1900 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Normal (D45) 0-1 Compare raking bishops
J Costa vs Kramnik, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var (D60) 1-0 3rd Beauty Prize!
Vladimir Petrov vs Indrikis Strazdins, 1926 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Henneberger Var (D63) 1-0 Peck checks
Hort vs Portisch, 1973 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 43 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Ragozin vs Kotov, 1945 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 34 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

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange (D74) 1-0 DB was 72 yrs old
Bronstein vs Lputian, 1996 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 29 in Understanding Chess: Move by Move by John Nunn
Kramnik vs Svidler, 1998 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

Spielmann's 12th move must have come as quite a shock
Gruenfeld vs Spielmann, 1934 
(D94) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1After promotions, skewer Qh1+ nets Qa8
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 OCBs don't always draw
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1929 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Kasparov Attk (E12) 1-0Risky
Plaskett vs Short, 1984
(E12) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

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. Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Magnus gets mated!
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

QID. Fianchetto. Check Var (E15) 0-1 Busy through the center
V Palciauskas vs M Umansky, 1989 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

QID Classical. Traditional (E17) 1-0 B outposts, passer
A Goganov vs I Frolov, 2018 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

QID. Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 Clear the way
Szabo vs Denker, 1946 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 39 moves, 0-1

NID. Spielmann Var (E22) 0-1Devastating (Bernhard) "Horwitz Bs"
Popov vs Riumin, 1929 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Var (E37) 1-0 33.?
Kasimdzhanov vs Karpov, 2007 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik finished 1st in this tournament. Ragozin was 2nd.
Botvinnik vs Ragozin, 1947 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 33 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal. Gligoric System Smyslov (E54) 0-1 2 Bs best 2 Ns
R Toran Albero vs Unzicker, 1968 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 41 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 youtube lecture
Akobian vs I Foygel, 2003 
(E61) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

KID. Smyslov Var (E61) 0-1 Exchange sac, central occupation
B Wexler vs Fischer, 1959 
(E61) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Chess Canada Bulletin #34 w/notes by Tal (translated from "64")
Tal vs Spassky, 1979 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 32 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical Misc. lines (E98) 0-1 N sac busts Kside
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2002 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 37 moves, 0-1

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