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White places the f-pawn on the best square for the king's knight. Why? To support a unit on e4 or g4. Perhaps f3 is best used to prevent Black from the pawn advance f4-f3.

Game 312 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
H Wolf vs Lasker, 1923 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 Q&R vs Q&R
Doda vs A Ornstein, 1975
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Owen Def. Bb7, Be7 vs f3 (B00) 1-0 Sacs involving Ns
G Barbier vs Owen, 1894
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Marshall Variation (B01) 1/2-1/2
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Capa actually gets #!
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5, Bg4 8.f3 (B01) 1-0 Deflect the defender
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 6...Bg4 7.Nge2, 10.f3 (B01) 1-0 11...Rg8?!
R Pert vs D Coleman, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, Bc4, d3, Nge2 vs Bg4 (B01) Early Qs exchange
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Def. Saemisch Attk(B02) 1/2-1/2 Illegal castle attempt
Carlos Torre vs Reti, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Chess Variant / Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Whirling Nf2+ Windmill!
Strickland vs The Turk, 1820  
(000) Chess variants, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense Bg7, Nh6 (B06) 1/2- Q kept perpetual threat & +
I Stohl vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense (B06) 0-1 Retreat and set/pile on the pin
I Yagupov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense 2.h4 h5 (B06) 1-0 Transposes to KID Saemisch
Spassky vs J A G Rodriguez, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Qless MG, Black retreats
M Vachier-Lagrave vs C Sandipan, 2018 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

100 Best Games of 20th Century by Andrew Soltis
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
E Jimenez Zerquera vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Q sac: An interesting lesson in the power of a zwischenzug.
Y Rantanen vs Keene, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 0-1 N sac opens line to K
Larry Evans vs Suttles, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 Notes by Keene
G Hjorth vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Pseudo-150 Attack (B07) 0-1 Simplification to won EG
Pilnik vs E Torre, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense vs Ne2, f3, g4 (B07) 1-0 Stunning Q sacrifice!
Topalov vs M Leskovar, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 N, then Q sac! Fabulous game!
N Fercec vs B Medak, 2000 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 What a slugfest!
E Najer vs T L Petrosian, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. pseudo-exchange (B10) 0-1 Trade sequence gains
Geoffrey Mwanyika vs D Volpinari, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 42 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Maroczy Variation (B12) 1-0 WC lost on time
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Maroczy 3.f3 (B12) 1-0 7.Bxf7+ Unpin toys w/Black
B Savchenko vs F Aghasiyeva, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Variation (B12) 1-0 Eccentric Chess
Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

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

"The Caro Kann Advance" by IM Byron Jacobs - see story
S Kindermann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

GK says this draw was action-packed
A Muzychuk vs Sutovsky, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

King enters battlefield early as cramped opponent is squeezed
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

-f Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var(B12) 0-1Pins & N penetration bite
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

-f Caro-Kann Adv. Tal Var (B12) 1-0Extensive notes by GM Keene
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

-f Caro-Kann, Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0 Rip open the center
Sax vs E Hermansson, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

-f Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Var (B12) 0-1 All rooks ending
I Kurnosov vs Ivanchuk, 2006 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

-f Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Tal Var (B12)1-0 No ordinary game
Okhotnik vs V Berezhnoi, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

-f C-K Adv. Botvinnik-Carls Def (C12) 1-0 Can U proove W wins?
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

-f C-K Def Adv 3...c5 Botvinnik-Carls Def (B12) 1-0Unpin, R sac
Rublevsky vs K Asrian, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

-f C-K Adv. 3...c5 Botvinnik-Carls Def(B12) 1-0 2 Ns best 2 Bs
Movsesian vs D Svetushkin, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

-f Caro-Kann Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (B06) 1-0 Dbl B sac
R Hovhannisyan vs K Kostin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1/2-1/2 g-file tussle
Spielmann vs Saemisch, 1920
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Exchange/Cntr Cntr (B13) 1-0 Q trap
S F Lebedev vs S Izbinsky, 1903 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: Panov Attk. Modern Def Carlsbad Line (1-0) A bit crazy
Alekhine vs K Richter, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 1-0

C-K Def Panov Attk/QGA (B14) 1-0 Bxf7+, R battery, Q penetrates
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Forgacs Var (B15) 1/2-1/2 Early Qs exchange
Parma vs Ulf Andersson, 1973
(B15) Caro-Kann, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Modern Var. Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0 Ps
Adams vs Karpov, 1994 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

"Turkish Delight". Best game of the Chess Olympiad 2012
S Milliet vs V Gunina, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 59 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 "Knight-teen moves!"
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 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

Volokitin teaches principles of the opening :)
Nakamura vs A Volokitin, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

G3: The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by Christoph Scheerer
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 0-1 Watch out for B+N from same side
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Junior girls sac their Qs
H Richards vs A L'Ami, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 0-1 White loses IQP, has f3 exposure
K H Kraft vs J Timm, 1999 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian unClosed. Chameleon Var (B23) 0-1 Space is weak behind
Soltis vs Igor Ivanov, 1992
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 45 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23)0-1 A brawl from the start
T Rakic vs I Nemet, 1966 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fichetto (B31) 1-0 R trap
M Arribas vs G Heinatz, 2012 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 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

Introduction: Modern Chess Strategy I by Ludek Pachman
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B32) 0-1 Double Attack
Short vs Larsen, 1985 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Combos like this are why we play c
E Arnlind vs S Bernstein, 1965 
(B32) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Triple on h-file w/Q sac, skewers
Robson vs Khachiyan, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 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

Sicilian, Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 Under 10 game
T Pipan vs W So, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B34) 0-1 Diagonal spearhead on g2
M Egeland vs Carlsen, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Modern Bc4 Var (B35) 1-0Open h-file, long diag
H Rittner vs S Bernstein, 1965 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 54 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze Var (B36) 1-0 SCB
Polugaevsky vs P Ostojic, 1969
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Hyperaccelerated Dragon/Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Passer
L Karlsson vs Larsen, 1982
(B27) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B38) 0-1 Loose pawns
H Westerinen vs Larsen, 1989
(B32) Sicilian, 63 moves, 0-1

Kasparov wipes out World #3 Ljubojevic in a mere 25 moves!
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Delayed Alapin vs Sicilian-French (B40) 1-0Early Nxf7
Shaked vs J Hellsten, 1997
(B40) Sicilian, 67 moves, 1-0

Already down a piece, if QxR then Nb3 traps her
Powell vs Nagel, 1985 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Swiss Cheese Variation (B42) 0-1 33...e2!
M Wei vs J Ikeda, 2013 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Szen The Fischer Attack QN on d7
Anand vs Zsofia Polgar, 1990
(B44) Sicilian, 50 moves, 1-0

Paulsen: A d5 push liberates Black from the Maroczy Bind
A Sokolov vs Lautier, 1990
(B44) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian/Paulsen/Szen The Fischer Attack Formation
I Gurevich vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1992
(B44) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 21 of John Emms book Starting Out: The Sicilian
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Topalov reminds some of Keres
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 58 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 f3 helps trap the Black knight
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0Endgame B vs N lesson
Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attk (B48) 0-1 Black sacs
A Blodstein vs Rublevsky, 1992 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attack (B48) 1-0 Pins win
Topalov vs Movsesian, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var. English Attack (B48) 0-1 Pin
S Sjugirov vs D Andreikin, 2007
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

f3-g4 line against the Sicilian Taimanov / Paulsen / Kan System
Karjakin vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Vassily Ivanchuk: 100 Selected Games by Nikolay Kalinichenko
Carlsen vs Ivanchuk, 2013 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 90 moves, 0-1

One night in Bangkok makes the hard man humble!
M Fette vs B Perenyi, 1985 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 Weak back rank
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Four pawns harass black like beetles (or beatles)
A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Prins Variation (B54) 1/2-1/2 Simple won't do
Keres vs Capablanca, 1937 
(B54) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B95) 0-1 Deflection, Pin and Fork
D Sengupta vs Nakamura, 2001 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Modern Var (B61) 1-0 SPOILer ALert!
Ponomariov vs E El Gindy, 2007 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 60 moves, 1-0

Game 46: My Best Games of Chess by Vishy Anand
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1998 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

White's king is the only piece that didnt take part in the attk
Tal vs Koblents, 1957 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B63) 1-0 Remove the Guard!
E G F Hellers vs Piket, 1985 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. 7...a6 Richter-Rauzer (B66) 1-0 Keep piling on
Nezhmetdinov vs P Dubinin, 1950 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 32 moves, 1-0

Great game by White. His knight was hanging on d4 for 6 moves.
Oll vs Azmaiparashvili, 1993 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
V Vasilescu vs N Stanec, 2012 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 36 moves, 1-0

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. Classical (B72) 0-1 White style in the center
J Fichtl vs Miles, 1975
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack Early devia (B75) 1-0 Special C
P Carlsson vs J B Campos-Moreno, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Superb!
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Panov (B76) 0-1 Ring-a-ling!
Korbut vs N Pogonina, 2007 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Passer
Anand vs J Pastor Gomis, 2007 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Panov (B76) 0-1 Outrageous swindle
Efimenko vs R Forster, 2011 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

WC 1995: Sicilian Dragon, Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 in 25
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack ML (B77) 1-0 Q vs 2 Rooks
Fischer vs D Byrne, 1963 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack ML (B77) 1-0 Sacs & a passer
Karpov vs E Gik, 1968 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 h-file attack!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Q sac in the nick of
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Sosonko (B77) 1-0 R sac wins
D Barua vs H Spangenberg, 1996 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Promotion
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1/2-1/2 A hard fight
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Rook Raid
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1Opposite wings battle
D Durham vs Kudrin, 1989
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Chinese Var (B78) 1-0 Brilliancy
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 R bites
G Swathi vs N Pogonina, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 1-0QDeflection!
Judit Polgar vs Kaidanov, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 0-1Discovery; overloaded Q
L Nemkova vs D Hahalev, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 N on the rim in trap
D Wiebe vs A Sundar, 2011 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen English Attack (B90) 0-1 Cross pin@knight
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Scheveningen Var. English Attack (B80) 0-1 16...Nc3!
S Sarno vs E Arlandi, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 0-1Chaotic Insanity
Morozevich vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Crazy tactics
Wei Yi vs Zhou Jianchao, 2013 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Greco's Mate in 1
J Aijala vs T Leppamaki, 1968 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

BFTC: Page 288 (White to move 30.?)
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf02. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Rook pins both colors
Morozevich vs Ftacnik, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf03. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Sidelined K
Adams vs Svidler, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Tactics
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Blitz Chess Video - Kasparov throws up his hands in horror!
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1Pins and dropped Pawns
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Kasparov vs P Ricardi, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 0-1 Discover Dbl Attk
M Stojkovska vs T Beridze, 2001
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 0-1

Constant counter-attacking and a study-like finish
Anand vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 50 moves, 0-1

Game 52: My Best Games of chess by Vishy Anand
Anand vs Khalifman, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 4 Queens
Leko vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 OCB ending
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1998 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 51 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack Anti-E (B90) 1-0Rule the open file!
Akopian vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 26 in Champions -New Millennium (Ftacnik/Kopec/Browne)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard p. 19
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 c-pawn shiver
Lenderman vs S Tologontegin, 2005
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate!
Bologan vs E van Haastert, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Black sacs, refuses white's counter-sac and wins beautifully!
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1-0Wheelin' & Dealin'
Browne vs Wojtkiewicz, 2004 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 74 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0Who needs SIX Queens?
E Szalanczy vs Thi Mai Hung Nguyen, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

2800 ELO barrier breaking win: A nice win to win Corus 2006
Anand vs Gelfand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 Brutal Kside pile-up
Panov vs N Sorokin, 1953 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 33 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

Sic Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 1-0 Impressive GM-like sac
Shen Yang vs E Karavade, 2006 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Annotated by Steinitz
Chigorin vs Gunsberg, 1889  
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def. Exchange (C01) 0-1 Black threatens mate, rescues B
M Elyashiv vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Bogie put up a fight
Koltanowski vs H Bogart, 1952 
(C01) French, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 He walked into it
Nakamura vs S Williams, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pesky B pair
Nijboer vs R Cifuentes, 1997 
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Var (C18) 1-0 Q sac, 38.Ng5#
L Dominguez vs Yusupov, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Be2?! (C20) 0-1 It was not the fault of the opening.
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

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

K Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Undermine Q as defender
Carlsen vs S Vokhidov, 2018 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

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

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

One of the classic ways of playing the Danish, up to 10.Nxd2
G Nyholm vs Tartakower, 1914 
(C21) Center Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen D(C21) 0-1Monte Carlo French
B Tan vs H Plasman, 2001 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit 3...Qe7 (C21) 0-1Dr. T dazzles; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schwarz vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C21) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Q trap
S Sanchez Castillo vs E Ubiennykh, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 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: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Switcharoo
N Mitkov vs S J Breckenridge, 2018
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 1-0 Back rank mate coming
Tarrasch vs Janowski, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Outside passer
Judit Polgar vs Darcy Lima, 1989 
(C26) Vienna, 51 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Knights all over the
J Kis vs E Csato, 1993 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var. 4.h4?! h5 (C34) 1-0 R sac leads to K
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Petrov Def., Cozio (Lasker) Attk (C42) 1-0 Sacrifice is > love
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 0-1 Rapid; W was better
Kramnik vs Huebner, 1996 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0The way in is not out
F Ercan vs M Gonzalez Amaya, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Spanish Var. Harrwitz Attk Nikitin G. (C44) 0-1 SUPER!
Lutt vs Keres, 1934 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Scotch Game: Tartakower Var (C45) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Tartakower vs Yates, 1922  
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Incomplete game score
Paulsen vs Metger, 1878 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo 6.f3 & 0-0-0 (C45) 1-0R fork
M Pooley vs W Van Veen, 2012
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0 Mass exchanges
D H Campora vs Geller, 1988 
(C46) Three Knights, 43 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted NxNd4 QxNd4 (C47) 1-0 Red flag N
Ali Kamouss vs K El Amari, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 Decoy Q sac allows NxB+ fork
Navara vs Z Ruzicka, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 1/2
Motylev vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C48) Four Knights, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Evans Gambit (C52) 1-0 An original beauty for the ages
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1825 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

TRUELY Great ROYAL Show Stopper!!! Sing, Lionel Richie, SING!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional Line (C54) 1/2-
Harikrishna vs Aronian, 2014 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Open Var (C55) 0-1 Simul whoopin'
Lasker vs E M Sala, 1901 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 2 ways to give check
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1900 
(C56) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Two Knts Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Q sac, Greco #
Edelman vs I Mazel, 1928 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bishop Check line (C58) 0-1 Pins
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Renaud & Kahn's The Art of the Checkmate, pp. 79-80
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense(C62) 1-0Notes by Emanuel Lasker
Lasker vs Vidmar, 1909  
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

pp. 27-30, Judgment and Planning in Chess by Dr. Max Euwe
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense. Nyholm Attack (C65) 0-1 Zugzwang
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Tarrasch Trap (C66) 1-0Remove the Guard
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

St Petersburg 1909- clear 1st, awarded Master title
B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' Pole catch
K Haznedaroglu vs J Isaev, 2010 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Not that knight?The other one?Not that queen?No, the other one?
Spassky vs Taimanov, 1955 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Norwegian Var (C70) 1-0 N Discovered+
B Wall vs D Hayes, 1980 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C71) 0-1 N over B
Tarrasch vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Vasalomidze, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 1-0 Morphy Mate
T Palmer vs D Moody, 1999 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Open (C80) 0-1 Seniors rob the pin
P Maheux vs I Finlay, 2010
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1-0 Zwischenzug
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 1-0

French / Delayed Owens vs f3 (C00) 1-0 Both Qs on a raid
Zukertort vs Bird, 1878 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Owen/French Defense (C00) 1-0 Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs Bird, 1887  
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

French, Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Owen / French Not Normal Var (C00) 0-1 Furious finish
Burn vs Owen, 1874 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 2 unsound sacrifices
E J Diemer vs Hunn, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

French, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 1-0 N fork follows mess
J Heikkinen vs R Davies, 1996
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch
Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. 8...g5 Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Exposed White K
S Gaffagan vs C Holt, 2011 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange Var (C11) 0-1 25...?
Olland vs J van den Bosch, 1933 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Comments by Le Lionnais
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Ken je Winawer of dacht je: "wie nou weer?"
Winawer vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C22) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1Black unpin to win
D Hiermann vs K Pinkas, 1992 
(C22) Center Game, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 0-1 Serious mayhem, lots of en prise!!
J Gallagher vs S Conquest, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Variation (C40) 1-0Simul tour
Fischer vs R Nickel, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1/2-1/2 Don't trade off developed pieces
Smudo vs R Gralla, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def 7.f3 (C41) 0-1 Smashing the Qside; whiteshark poem
Hector vs Barbero, 1991 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Pile on the pin end
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense/Spanish (C41) 1-0 Dbl Doubled c-pawns
Fischer vs E Longcobe, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 1-0Threats on open e-file
Tal vs Antoshin, 1972 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Less common # on diagonal
Short vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Bf1 sits (C41) 1-0 Black gets to attack
J C Ibarra Jerez vs M Berkovich, 2006
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Be2 delayed (C41) 1-0 Stretch the board
N Mamedov vs T Mamedjarova, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Lion. Sozin Var (C41)1-0 Q sac->royal family fork
B Savchenko vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

G5 in Chess Secrets I Learned from the Masters by Edward Lasker
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

G158 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Kashdan vs Koltanowski, 1932 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Exchange (C41) 0-1 Examine ALL checks!!
Rauzer vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 5...Bg4 6.f3 (C42) 1-0
U Spiegel vs B Reichardt, 1980 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Bd3?!(C42)1-0 9 MOVER!!
L Teemae vs P Klemettinen, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1 25 pages kibitz
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2018 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

Russian Def Modern Attk. Center Var (C43) 0-1 HNP off the mark
Pillsbury vs Schlechter, 1900 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Caro Gambit (C44) 0-1 Two passers, too much
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
B Yildiz vs L Batory, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

G32The Modern Chess Instructor: Part I by W. Steinitz. 21st ed.
J Minchin vs W Wayte, 1866 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Four Knts Game: Italian. Noa Gambit Nxe4 (C46) 0-1 Ns w/issues
Lenzerk vs Lasker, 1913 
(C47) Four Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal/Modern Bishop's O (C50) 0-1 Slugfest
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Another f3 suicide
S Martinovic vs Velimirovic, 1981 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo 4d3 d6 5Ng5 Qf6 (C50) 0-1 f3 is futile
NN vs Philip Stamma, 1737  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 No sense of danger
P K Seuffert vs Blackburne, 1894 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening(C55) 0-1 2units out-of-play
R Pert vs Hebden, 2001
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Slaughter
P Ricardi vs J Faustino, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

A one of a kind knight sacrifice for an underpromotion mate!!!
A H Robbins vs Showalter, 1890 
(C59) Two Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

G1 The Soviet Championships by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
N Grigoriev vs Alekhine, 1920 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Another f3 goes up in flames
Lasker vs Tillaye / Chatard, 1901 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Up one pawn in a sterile position
Bowie vs Lasker, 1913 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

G58 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Dr. Tartakower & Du Mont
Przepiorka vs Reti, 1911 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 0-1 No fix
Lasker vs W M Brooke, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
P Romanovsky vs A A Smorodsky, 1924 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen (C77) 1/2-1/2 In dire straits
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1892 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Nimzowitsch Def. Kennedy. Linksspringer (B00) 0-1 Down a Rook
Kaidanov vs Miles, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandi. Bogoljubow Var. Nimzo Gambit (B00) 1-0
Milner-Barry vs J Mieses, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian Var(B00) 0-1Another f3 gone wrong
A Karklins vs A Dunne, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.f3 (B01) 0-1Wrong Opera House; Smothered #
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 0-1 Cornered
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1892
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 0-1 Almost Cornered
Schiffers vs Tarrasch, 1894 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 5.d3 Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 1-0 Blind spots
Capablanca vs Corzo / Blanco / Portela, 1910 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Mieses Var 5...Bg4 6.f3 (B01) 1-0Nd5 discovery, Nxc7+
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 7.Nge2 Bg4 8.f3 (B01) 1/2-1/2 P thrusts gain a tempo
W Schlage vs E J Diemer, 1938 
(B01) Scandinavian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Defense: Maroczy Var (B02) 0-1 Penetrate weak squares
L Day vs G Antunac, 1981 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Black K flushed out
I Rogers vs Z Varga, 1991
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Three connected passers
Znosko-Borovsky vs G Oskam, 1923 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Exchange (B03) 1-0 Central batteries, N invasion
Boleslavsky vs N Kopilov, 1949 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Defense vs Ne2, f3 (B06) 1-0All of White's pieces attack
Zuckerman vs Suttles, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Defense: Eastern. Pterodactyl (B06) 0-1 Brilliancy!
E Preissmann vs L Day, 1978 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Def (B06) 0-1 Notes by RK. White exchanges, backs down.
M Aaron vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

150A 7.Nh3 Modern Elongated Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 open g-file pin
Adams vs C McNab, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

150A 8.Nh3 Modern Elongated Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0Mutual threats, Rs
Naiditsch vs R Tischbierek, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

150A f3, g4 Pirc Def Qh5 (B06) 1-0 Black is better but blunders
Short vs E Torre, 1987
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

150A f3, g4 vs Modern Dbl Elongated Fio (B06) 1-0 Nxe6+ sac
Short vs Kavalek, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

150A QxBh6 vs Modern Def Qa5 (B06) 1-0 h-file batters non-celeb
Adams vs David Robinson, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

150A QxBh6 vs Pirc Def mutual 0-0-0 (B06) 0-1 Black space advan
Stefansson vs Kasimdzhanov, 2000
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Outside passer
Ponomariov vs R Felgaer, 2006 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0
Kasparov vs C Hansen, 1990 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Simul exhibition
Kasparov vs O Bartosik, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 0-1 Black Q threatens Qa1#
A Galkin vs Kramnik, 2011 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 101 in My Great Predecessors Vol. II by Garry Kasparov
Geller vs Tal, 1975 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 163 in Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Parma, 1966
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 A1 R Trip
K Rogoff vs Timman, 1971 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Chigorin (B08) 0-1 Artful Rs
V Palermo vs H Rossetto, 1965 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

150A vs Pirc Def Classical. Two Knights (B08) 1-0 Q sac fails
Khalifman vs Adams, 1997 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Bayonet Attack (B12) 0-1 An acquired taste?
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Big Z does it again. That pawn was really poisoned!
V Zvjaginsev vs S Slugin, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Best Game of Volume 110 of Chess Informant B12 1-0 44
Shirov vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 h-file P lever, battery
Znosko-Borovsky vs Tartakower, 1925 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def. Von Hennig Gambit f3 (B15) 1/2- Castle opposite
C Diebert vs J Readey, 1988 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 5 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 24 Chess Secrets: Heroes of... by Craig William Pritchet
Anand vs Ponomariov, 2006 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 56 moves, 1-0

Black has all kinds of checks waiting, so DB takes a perpetual
Bronstein vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(B20) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Black comes out swinging
Ermenkov vs S Hmadi, 1985 
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Copycat (B20) 1/2-1/2 Move 12 is very similar
P Du Chattel vs R Hartoch, 1975 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Ne2xd4 (B23/B77) 1-0 R eats the edge
Hort vs G Forintos, 1969 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. UnClosed. Chameleon (B23) 1-0 Remove the Defender
J Mieses vs Breyer, 1920 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Excellent Knight Sac
I De Los Santos vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1990 
(B27) Sicilian, 11 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Kill or be killed!
Robson vs B Finegold, 2011 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 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 Defense: Kramnik Variation c4, e4 (B40) 0-1 Promo race
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B40) Sicilian, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var Hedgehog (B42) 1/2-1/2
Kavalek vs Vasiukov, 1974
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack (B43) 1-0 Nxe6, K walk, P mate
K McDonald vs V Yanovsky, 2011 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Four Knights (B45) 0-1 f3 tactics on the 2nd rank
L Henry vs A Peredun, 2004
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 30 moves, 0-1

Kasparov does not even need to move his queen to beat Topalov!
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Impressive Unpin
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack. ML (B52) 0-1 White N returns home
Kamsky vs A Giri, 2013 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Epaulette Mate sideways
M Kremer vs L Schandorff, 1982 
(B53) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

nTCEC - Stage 2a (2013),, rd 14, Mar-
Junior vs Houdini, 2013
(B54) Sicilian, 87 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Classical (B56) 0-1 Stampedes on the wings
Aevski vs Tal, 1952 
(B56) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

Voracious Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 R sac exposure
Anand vs Timman, 2004 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 29 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon (B72) A Well known trap. If Nc6 then Ng4 is playable
K Rahn vs Rellstab, 1941 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

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

TCEC - Season 6 - Stage 4 (2014),, rd
Houdini vs Critter, 2014
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 92 moves, 1-0

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

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 f5 pawn lever
Motylev vs D Gochelashvili, 2016 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Invincible pawn seems to be holding a dagger to the K's throat
Shabalov vs L G Basin, 1989 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 Dbl R sac!!
T Bakre vs B Kadziolka, 2004 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 27 moves, 0-1

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 Dbl Exchange Sac
Karjakin vs Radjabov, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 52 moves, 0-1

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

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Soltis Var (B79) 0-1 Like Clockwork
A Sterck vs A Zubarev, 2012 
(B79) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 12.h4, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Scheveningen. English Attk (B90) 1-0 In fine form
Browne vs Wojtkiewicz, 2004 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Scheveningen. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Spearhead
Carlsen vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 0-1 Neat P finish
T Hillarp Persson vs H Grooten, 2007 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Fischer-Sozin Attk. Main Line (B89) 0-1 Attk on f2
S Zierk vs Robson, 2009 
(B89) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 28 Chess for Hawks: Improve Cyrus Lakdawala
Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 112 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn.
Svidler vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf, English Attack (B90) 1-0Volatile P levers
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Black puts 6 pieces Qside
H Zieher vs H Huenerkopf, 1982 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 Deflect the Q defender
Karjakin vs E Alekseev, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 0-1Tremendous compensation
Leko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

21...Bxa2+! is a great tactical shot by Judit Polgar
Anand vs Judit Polgar, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. 6.Rg1 Freak Attack (B90) 1-0
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 0-1 Bone in the throat
H Goldhamer vs Fischer, 1956 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 24 in The Golden Irving Chernev
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 42 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Remove the Guard
M Dizdarevic vs G West, 2009
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 P storm, R sac
E Berg vs L Bergez, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Royal fork awaits
S Kjellander vs V Bergraser, 1956
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Pawns jump forward
Anand vs Galego, 1993 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
Olland vs J Mieses, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

Elephant G., Maroczy(C40) 0-1The "Caribbean Tal" strikes again!
T Sakelsek vs P Corbin, 2004 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk. Strautins Gambit (C40) 0-1Stockfish
J K MacDonald vs J A Diani, 1971 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 1-0 Show me Captain Ron!
O Winkler vs M Schulz, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

A Queenmate and a Dovetail Checkmate!
F Sanchez Aller vs A Gonzalez de la Nava, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Karklins-Martinovsky 4.Nd3 (C42) 1/2-1/2 Qless MG
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Var (C44) 1-0 The Castled K wins
Alekhine vs K Isakov, 1907 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Wch U16 girls
E Makovetskaya vs Wang Yu, 1998
(C45) Scotch Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1876, p. 2000-1
G MacDonnell vs Zukertort, 1876 
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 0-1 Close line
O Kosebay vs S Busemann, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 30 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game/Muzio Gambit w/colors reversed (C27) 1-0Wild K walk
Blackburne vs Grube / Burnett, 1871  
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 40 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
Konovalov vs Mordkovitch, 1957
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA vs French dxe4 (C00) 0-1 Black's P break busts through
Csom vs R Fuchs, 1968
(C00) French Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical (B18) 1-0 Lots of Black Q moves
Carlsen vs L'Ami, 2013 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

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

delete this
H Westerinen vs Tal, 1973 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: General (C44) 1-0 Extra piece
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed 8.a4 Anti-Marshall (C84) 1-0 Extra pawn
Aronian vs Svidler, 2019 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

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