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g-pawn/file demolition after Fredthebear's ECO B
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is a collection split of games with action along the g-file. FTB has left the French Defense games in here until additional space is needed.

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

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

variants / no Qside R or N (000) 1-0 Pawn surge
Morphy vs Maurian, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance 4g4 Bayonet Attack (B12) 1-0Pawns launch
Zhang Pengxiang vs Seirawan, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

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

Grob Gambit. Declined 3.g5 (A00) 1-0Keene's Def. - Slick Unpin!
C Bloodgood vs B Brown, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Grob vs e5, Bc5, Nc6 (A00) 1-0 Fine attack w/open g-file
G Welling vs D Webbink, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening vs center P duo (A00) 1-0 N on 6th, passed g-pawn
G Welling vs H Scholten, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening 1...e5 2...Ne7 (A00) 1-0 Q trap, pins, activity
G Welling vs E Bongers, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 Q sac mini
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Don't move pawns when pieces need movin'
Lubomir Cierny vs B Berg, 1993
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Borg Gambit: Poisoned Pawn Var (B00) 1-0 W needs 3 pawn moves
J Roscher vs B Bettermann, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Duras Gambit (B00) 1-0 Blind Swine into Arabian Mate
O Sarapu vs Z Frankel, 1952 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd8 Ilundain Variation (B01) 1-0 0-0-0
Fischer vs Robatsch, 1962 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Sudden Q trap
A Istratescu vs I Frosinos, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 4.b4 Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 Sac attack!
J Raoux vs J Du Mont, 1913 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02)1-0
Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen, Miles Line (B04) 1-0 N+ robs pin
O Johannesson vs H Haga, 2012 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 13 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 N&Q discoveries are deadly
Nigmadzianov vs L I Kaplun, 1977 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense, Standard(B06) 0-1A kick in the pants from the N
O Hirn vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R J Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical (B07) 1-0 Pawn avalanche
V Vepkhvishvili vs F Melkonian, 1981
(B07) Pirc, 19 moves, 1-0

Crossfire and Ng5 positioned to bust up Black's fianchetto
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 in 21
Nunn vs Sosonko, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance (B12) 1-0 minor piece trap
Bologan vs A Campanile, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 R&N sac, crossfire
Khalifman vs Seirawan, 1991  
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line ...e5 (B15) 1-0 K float
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

White just explodes w/minor piece sacrifices
N Gaprindashvili vs J Nikolac, 1979 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

beating caro-kann again thru g6 sac (beliavsky's gr8)
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 (B23) 1-0 Add attacker to EAD creates pin
P Theon vs G Andruet, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 4.Bc4(B23) 1-0Methodical Kside destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Exchange Var (B29) 1-0 Castled into it!
J Cepiel vs Knaudt, 1975 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 12 moves, 1-0

White rapidly deploys all four minor pieces
K Treybal vs J Rejfir, 1933 
(B40) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

p. 32-33 "Ragozin's Selected Games" Spanish version 1966
Ragozin vs P Noskov, 1930 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

15.e6!! What an astounding shot!
J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Probably Stein's best known miniature
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Dbl B sacrifice
Areshchenko vs Savon, 2001 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Double rook sacrifice tears open the g-file
M V Golubev vs V Podinic, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Classical Var (B57) 0-1 Thrilling Tactical Feast!
Tarjan vs Ljubojevic, 1969 
(B56) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Now this is ROCKIN' THE RAMPARTS!!!
D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical (B72) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual; notes by AA
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q-sac for double check, a la Fischer-Mygmasuren
I Madl vs D Summermatter, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Wolf whistle!!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Leonhardt Var (B88) 0-1 ...Nf3+
Sursock vs Larsen, 1970 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 aim at g7
Soltis vs D B Gurevich, 1981 
(B89) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Typically amazing Velimirovic Attack; Nxg7 cracks the dam
Fedorov vs Lanka, 1997 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 129 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn.
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Ah yes, the old e5 / Ne4 trick
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack 2.Qe2 (A07) 1-0 Exchange sac destroys def
Rasmussen vs N Kerins, 1973 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian (B25) 1-0 Deflection, h-file attack
Capablanca vs J C Rather, 1936 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (A07) 0-1 Penetrating Ns generate a K walk
E Bone vs L Dubeck, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

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

K's Indian Attack vs French-Sicilian (A07) 1-0Must Know this EG
Zhong Zhang vs D Marciano, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Fischer ignores the threatened 29 ... Rf8xNf3, plays 29 h5xg6!!
Fischer vs U Geller, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sicilian(A08) 1-0 Sacrifice the Rooks!
E Vladimirov vs G Agzamov, 1977 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian - French Def (A08) 1-0 Q sac, B helps N dual
A Adly vs V Laznicka, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense (B00) 0-1 Pawn Gobblin
N Resika vs A Galaras, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Cntr Cntr 2.Nc3 3.Ne2 (B01) KIA/Closed Siciln (A07) 1-0 g-fight
A Rodrigues vs A Silva, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 BF missed # in 2
Fischer vs S Rubin, 1964 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr ML 8.Nd5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Rxg7!
Shirov vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Center Counter (B01) 1-0 Simple white development to pawn race
Short vs Salov, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 63 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Hunt Var. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02) 1/2-Perpetual
Vasiukov vs Korchnoi, 1953 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def: 4 Pawns Attk. ML (B03) 1-0 Batteries
N L Freeman vs D A Curtis, 1959 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Four Pawns Attk. Main Line (B03) 1-0 Where's he going?
G den Broeder vs T de Veij, 1980 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Robatsch/Modern (B06) 0-1 Nxg4 Sac begins break through
A Butnorius vs Tal, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Lawn Mower # in 1
M Delgado Crespo vs Z Frometa, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto WOW, Brothers and Sisters!
Przepiorka vs G Patay, 1926 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Norwegian Def/Gambit (B06) 1-0
Adams vs Carlsen, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Double on the g-file
Fischer vs R Ault, 1959 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Chinese Variation (B07) 1-0 R beats B EG
V Vepkhvishvili vs M Chipashvili, 1979
(B07) Pirc, 77 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. 2Knights (B08) 0-1 Ruin the K's shield
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack 13.g4?(B09) 0-1 W has lost ending
Fischer vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 13: Beating the Caro-Kann by V. Kotronias
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B12) 0-1 Ugly W contest
A J van Dop vs P Du Chattel, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Advance Var (B12) 1-0 N on 6th, Arabian #
Nimzowitsch vs A Gize, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 1: Beating the Caro-Kann (Kotronias)
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1980 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Variation (B12) 0-1 Open g-file
Wang Hao vs S Megaranto, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 1-0 Pin, Interfere
Milner-Barry vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1928 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

C-K Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 0-1 Rob the pin, penetrate!
Snilga vs Petrosian, 1946 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 0-1 Rock slide!
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Little known gem
Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

breaking the caro kann thru sac at g6
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense vs LDL (B20) 1-0 Kside battery; score error
McShane vs A Y Rotstein, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

10 yr olds, Sicilian Bowlder Attk (B20) 0-1 Always 1 step ahead
I Andrade vs F Vallejo Pons, 1992 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Morphy notes (Fritz disagrees), defeat snatched from jaws of V
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 3 in Morphy: Move by Move by Zenón Franco
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 g-file demolition
L Szell vs E Paoli, 1982 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk (B21) 0-1White gives up the center
H Wagner vs Baklan, 2017 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin (B22)0-1 Pin drops White N; Black N centralized
M Yudovich Sr. vs Kotov, 1942 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 moves, 0-1

Sic Alapin vs 2...Qa5!? (B22) 0-1 Dr. T violates own principles
Alapin vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 38 moves, 0-1

Kramnik saw that combo BLINDFOLDED. Impressive!
Sadler vs Kramnik, 1998 
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Rs use half-open g-file
A Sabani vs Adorjan, 1990
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 3.g4 (B23) 1-0 Odd start, 0-0-0, N fork
Nakamura vs A Zhigalko, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Copycat Ns, Missed # in 1
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def I Edge (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Short vs Zhu Chen, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Self-control
R Mainka vs L Christiansen, 1990 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Games
Nezhmetdinov vs L Shamkovich, 1954 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Watch this!!
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian; Sac, shift gears, plant a rook on the 2nd
Srinath Narayanan vs V Ikonnikov, 2006 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1/2-1/2 Sac for passer. Safe barrier.
Seidman vs Reshevsky, 1960 
(B32) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Crossfire combination finish!
Tal vs L Mista, 1973 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Q Sac
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Analyzed by Bobby Fischer in his "My 60 Memorable Games"
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

A horrible storm is brewing over the residence of the black K
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1Lonely K to receive Arabian #
Parma vs M Damjanovic, 1960 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Threaten Arabian Mate
G Daskalov vs N Padevsky, 1970 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var(B43) 1-0 Q sac, Arabian/Hook mate next
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov, English Attk (B48) 1-0Union Jacked
Short vs R Pogorelov, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

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 (B48) 1-0 Interesting Kside attack
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2006 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 g-file Spearhead
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 
(B50) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 3 en prise
Geller vs Kogan, 1946 
(B53) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 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. Classical. Battery (B73) 1-0 Kts or Bishops?
D Galula vs Leone, 1955 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

Tal sacrificing queen and mating with pawns and a knight
Tal vs R Forbis, 1988 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Monster Rook
Karpov vs Hort, 1971 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 0-1 Zwischenfork!
Wolff vs Ivanchuk, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0Skewer removes guard
Nakamura vs Ponomariov, 2009 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Sweeter than doughnuts
F Bohatirchuk vs N Kopaev, 1938 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Variation (B86) 1-0 aim at g7
Plachetka vs Gernot Plank, 1991 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 24, John Emms Starting Out: Demolition19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 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 Def: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Dbl B sacs, promo #
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0Dbl R sacs, rob the pin
A Ostapenko vs Yartsev, 1969 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk Perenyi Gambit(B90) 1-0Vicious
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Both Kings are cut-off
Fischer vs Tal, 1959 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

Shirov underestimates threat posed by supported passed g-pawn
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attk (B90) 0-1 Conquests of the Knights
V Petkovski vs G A Timoshenko, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 810 of Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
C Lutz vs Ftacnik, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0Kside P roller passer
Adams vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Blindfold attack; Black is stripped of his pawns in MG
Anand vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Shabby Kside defense
M Song vs A Rahman, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Promotion battle
Tal vs M Pasman, 1953 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Q sac, lawn mower mate w/2R
J Klein vs B Marcussi, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

First Brilliancy Prize of the tournament...and deservedly so!
Nezhmetdinov vs E Paoli, 1954 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97)1/2-Crazy R Arabian Stalemate
J Stocek vs G Pelle, 1994 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 1-0 Sacrificial Kside Attack
H Hamdouchi vs Bologan, 2002 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Too much Black space
Steinitz vs A Schwarz, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Reversed Philidor Formation (C00) 0-1 Dbl B Sac
J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 (C00)1-0 Great Brilliancy Prize Game
E Steiner vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 First cut-off the king
Nimzowitsch vs G Fluss, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Beautiful N sac!
E G Sergeant vs Capablanca, 1935 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Q+ removes defender
J Mieses vs Harmonist, 1889 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

French c6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Well-coordinated Kside attack
J Minckwitz vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Seize control of open files!
V Meijers vs D Kosic, 2006 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Exchange sac opens
J Schalkx vs E Bauduin, 2005
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Terrific rook play by Black
F Ynojosa Aponte vs N Pert, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

French Nc6 Exchange Copycat (C01) 1-0 Pin, Kside assaults
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1880 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Blackburne vs J Huckvale, 1875 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance 6.Be2. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady Kside march
Kasparov vs K Klimczok, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0The Wizard of Riga
Tal vs I Nei, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1Open center, plenty of action
Carlsen vs C Hansen, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

French Defense 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Closed g-file grave
G Ustinov vs Bronstein, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

French Advance Main Line (C02) 0-1 Creative finish
K Maslak vs K Asrian, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1 Sac open the g-file
M Larrea vs B Roselli Mailhe, 2007 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Messed up Ns
E Walther vs L Schmid, 1961 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 12 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 Defense: Tarrasch (C03) 1-0 Bxh6 sac for g-pawn promo
P Jowett vs J McBride, 2007 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05)1-0 Q sac to Lawnmower#
Pillsbury vs Maroczy, 1900 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 46 moves, 1-0

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

Tal sacrifices three minor pieces for mate
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 2 Hogs on 7th & Q crosspin
M R Sangeetha vs S Dhar, 2001 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

A beautiful game illustrating the importance of the initiative.
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 White sacs 2 Qs for material
T Rendle vs G Suez-Panama, 2008 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed 8...g5 (C05) 0-1 Nice interference
Joel Benjamin vs G Battaglini, 2012
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1/2-1/2 46...Q offer
Keres vs Kholmov, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine wins ... but his opponent misses the best defense.
Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Open files
Kotronias vs Kramnik, 1992 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 1/2-1/2
M Hoekstra vs C R Riordan, 2001 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1Rob thePin
A Berelowitsch vs Barsov, 1999 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 R bomb!
S Fedorchuk vs M Gurevich, 2010 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 22.g4! game changer
Euwe vs E Eliskases, 1947 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Invading N blast
Yanofsky vs J Therien, 1947 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Qk kill of French Rubinstein Var, Blackburne Def. C10 1-0
Morozevich vs Van Wely, 2002 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Bd7-Bc6 (C10) 1-0 Fine Arabian #!
Karpov vs Mihajlo Stojanovic, 2007 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Rxg7 smashes thru
K Richter vs G G Alexandrescu, 1936 
(C10) French, 27 moves, 1-0

FR Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 W sacs 3 pieces on g7
P Dubinin vs Nikola Petrov, 1936 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack(C10) 1-0Sac attack, Q on 7th
W So vs Akobian, 2016 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 Q beats pair of Rs
Fischer vs I Bilek, 1965 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0
Fischer vs N Minev, 1966 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Knapping Ne6 is a problem
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 1996 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Bishop game changers
Tarrasch vs W Cohn, 1880 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

‘My Most Exciting Game’, p.280-281 of 'CHESS', 14 April 1939
J Mieses vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C13) French, 32 moves, 1-0

FR, ClassicalRichter Attack (C13) 1-0 Dbl N sacs followed by +s
Anderssen vs K Pitschel, 1872 
(C13) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Smashing Arabian #
Lasker vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Black had resources he didn't use in time
Naiditsch vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 1998 
(C14) French, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 1-0 Weirdo play
Kosteniuk vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(C15) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Overloading the g-7 pawn
Hebden vs E Prie, 1984 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 497 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
Judit Polgar vs R Knaak, 1990 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned P (C18) 1-0 f6 is a great station
I Al-Rufaye vs N Al Jelda, 2001 
(C18) French, Winawer, 18 moves, 1-0

(C18) French, Winawer Adv, 52 moves, 1-0 Double pin win
M Kobalia vs Akopian, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 1-0

(C18) French, Winawer Adv, 39 moves, 1-0 Minors on the 6th rank
J N Riff vs N Berry, 2009 
(C18) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 Raid half-open files
F Libiszewski vs Rozentalis, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 0-1 Minors rule
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1944 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

French Winawer Adv. (C19) 0-1 White has a bad knight?!
Stein vs Uhlmann, 1962 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 67 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 1-0 Q must sac, Rs roll!
W Paige vs E Formanek, 1993 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Scandinavian. Advance (B00) 0-1 Q&P sacs
J W te Kolste vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

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: Keene Variation (B00) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Motylev vs Glek, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Scandi, Gipslis Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Black forces perpetual vs WC
Lasker vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 5.Nf3 Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Rob the pin again & again
J Gallagher vs M Turpanov, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Schiller-Pytel Var (B01) 1-0 2 pawns thrust
R Edouard vs M Stockmann, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 Morphy's Concealed # coming
De Oliveira / Kiss vs Reti / L Vianna, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 1-0A bit unusual, but EZ
Fischer vs Udovcic, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1-0 Dbl N sac
Psakhis vs A Kochyev, 1990 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1-0 Arabian #
R Simic vs A Planinc, 1979 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Greco Mate on h-file is coming!
I Berzina vs B I Franco Valencia, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 0-1

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

C-K Advance Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 PHOTO
Kasparov vs Karpov, 2001 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 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

C-K Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def 3...c5 (B12) 1-0 Pair o' pins
D Andreikin vs Khenkin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 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

C-K Exhange (B13) 0-1 Sacs for Pillsbury's Mate Variation
L McLaren vs M Chandler / C Laird, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Panov Attack. ML (B14) 1-0Naggy forced K walk
Judit Polgar vs L Verat, 1988 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Smooth Sac Attk
V S Spasov vs T Baninska, 2009 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. ML (B19) 1-0 Sac to open g-file for Q
J Jackova vs L Javakhishvili, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Exchange Sac, Boden's Attack
Balashov vs D Saulin, 1994 
(B20) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0 Jaw dropper
Kieseritzky vs H Buckle, 1846 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Seize open lines
Y Visser vs Stellwagen, 2004 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 Royal threats
J Stopa vs Kosteniuk, 2011
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central X$(B22) 1-0Common unpin
S Jackson vs B Sinka, 1981
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 What happened to her?
I Merkulova vs S R Sgircea, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional (B23) 1-0 Spearhead, Rob the Pin
K Bulski vs E Momeni, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Even in his last days, Tal could show to the whole world
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 N penetration
Anand vs G Fernandez, 2001
(B30) Sicilian, 27 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

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

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def. Modern Variations (B50) 1-0 A masterstroke!!
B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(B50) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside Pawn Roller
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0Opposite mate threats
Rublevsky vs J Becerra Rivero, 1997 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 1-0 His Tal-ons
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Slain quickly
J Cervenka vs Z Mladek, 1994 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 16 moves, 1-0

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

P. 132 The Amateur's Mind by Jeremy Silman
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B86) 1-0 Dbl N sacs beat N pair
E Tate vs Yudasin, 1997 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Smashin' Sac Attack
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

12.Nf5!? knight sac as only Velimirovic himself could do
Velimirovic vs V Bukal Sr, 1971 
(B89) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Pawns & pins
Judit Polgar vs I Kientzler-Guerlain, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bishop Highway Crossfire
F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 Dissolving Ps
Adams vs A Giri, 2015 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Exciting finale
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2006 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 1-0 Qh6 block threatens mate; forks
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Kside P roller fails; Corridor Mate
Chigorin vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch shows Black how to win the French Exchange(C01) 0-1
R Grau vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

G271 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Keres vs G G Alexandrescu, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Clever mating net
M Romi vs Keres, 1936 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Advance (C08) 0-1 Exchange Sac!
E Bebchuk vs Bronstein, 1974 
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 24 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 0-1 f6 & f3?
Stein vs Spassky, 1967 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

First game to have a non-admin user post a kibitz (unofficial)
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Variation (C11) 1-0 Arabian Mate
P F Johner vs W M Gattie, 1906 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

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, Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Spielmann (C13) 1-0Deflections
Sax vs J H Donner, 1976 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 0-1 h-file bomb
K O'Brien vs D Salter, 2008 
(C15) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

G40: Winning w/the Hypermodern by Raymond Keene & Eric Schiller
Breyer vs Tarrasch, 1914 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 The Ng5-Nxh7 Sac Attack
Alekhine vs V Rozanov, 1908 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Blatny Var (B00) 1-0 Knights on the rim
E Can vs D Lomsadze, 2010 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: (Not) Normal Var (B02) 0-1 Reinfeld # puzzle
J Rabinovich vs Levenfish, 1927 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var Miles Line (B04) 1-0Great Attk
E Najer vs Mamedyarov, 2005 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

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

LEARN CHESS TACTICS by John Nunn, Chapter 7, Removing the Guard
Oll vs Svidler, 1997 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 0-1

A game full of unexpected moves and weird positions
E J Diemer vs F Trommsdorf, 1973 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

150A BxBg7 Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knts (B08) 1-0 Open g-file
Hebden vs G Beikert, 1993
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack Bishop Hunt (B12) 1-0 Action
Timman vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1 He gave her away
I A Nataf vs Karpov, 2002 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 7 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
J Trapl vs E Perez Gonsalves, 1961 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. McDonnell Attk (B21) 0-1 Tense position, unique d
S Khavsky vs Korchnoi, 1950 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto Var (B24) 0-1 N sac for Kside attk
Smyslov vs Szabo, 1949 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Traditional NxBb3 (B25) 0-1 White Q diverted
Tiviakov vs Shirov, 2010 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Traditional 8...NxBb3 (B25) 0-1 Heavy Artillery
S A Iuldachev vs Aronian, 2004 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 6.f4 7.Nf3 (B25) 0-1 More pawns
Spassky vs Judit Polgar, 1995 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 6.f4 7.Nf3 (B25) 0-1 Doubled Rs on g-file
Spassky vs Portisch, 1982 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 B outpost, Q sac
Sax vs Sveshnikov, 1977 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian, Delayed Wing Gambit (B30) 0-1 Late exchange sac
K G Shirazi vs J Bonin, 1990 
(B30) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 g-file
Nezhmetdinov vs Antoshin, 1964 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Heavy finish
P Dely vs T Horvath, 1977 
(B33) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Delayed Alapin (B40) 1-0 Rook & Pawns promotion race
Svidler vs Taimanov, 1995 
(B40) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kveinis Var (B40) 1-0 Stout Rs on half-open files
Judit Polgar vs Short, 1997 
(B40) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

Game #11 in the Russian book "Grandmaster Portisch"
J Durao vs Portisch, 1960
(B41) 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

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

G103: The Soviet School of Chess by A. Kotov & Mikhail Yudovich
Korchnoi vs Geller, 1954 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Sac both Rs, Pin
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Classical Variation Battery (B73) 1/2- Q+ perp
R L Perry vs R W Smith, 1976 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

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 Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 A Big Suprise!
E Vladimirov vs Epishin, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 29 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 Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 1-0 Nf7 Corner # Extend
E Tate vs D Coleman, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 19 moves, 1-0

Mr. Dragoljub Velimirovic goes for the jugular!
Velimirovic vs J Sofrevski, 1965 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 12 in Twenty-five Annotated Games by Robert Huebner
Huebner vs F Visier Segovia, 1974 
(B89) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Did Fredthebear take his medication today??
M Kobalia vs D Khismatullin, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 84 moves, 0-1

Game 32 in Bobby Fischer Rediscovered by Andrew Soltis
Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 K walk
Anand vs de Firmian, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

G137 inSvetozar Gligoric Collected Games, Edited by Colin Leach
Fischer vs Gligoric, 1962 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 1-0 Octopus crusher
Timman vs Quinteros, 1973 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 88 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
Robert E Byrne vs Larry Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 Notes by Schiller
E Schiller vs V Klemm, 1971  
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 15 moves, 1-0

B23 0-1 43
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 43 moves, 0-1

B80 1-0 30
D Stets vs M Oleksienko, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Reversed Leningrad Dutch (B00) 0-1 Unusual and Eventful
D Moskovic vs S Collins, 2008 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Main Lines 7.g4 (B01) 0-1 Black K castles by hand!?
Hector vs Nakamura, 2005 
(B01) Scandinavian, 71 moves, 0-1

B07 0-1 53
A Lastin vs Azmaiparashvili, 2004
(B07) Pirc, 53 moves, 0-1

?5) Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 TCSC #145
Anand vs F Izeta Txabarri, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 14: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Modern Def Bxf7+ (B06) 1-0 The power of check w/3 en prise!!
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack (B08) 1-0 Cambridge Springs 1904
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 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

C-K Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0 WC heavily annotated by R. Keene
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 g5! pawn roller
A Kovchan vs Ivanchuk, 2014
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Def 2.b3 Var (B20) 1-0 Closed position w/open g-file
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2014
(B20) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2...Qc7 Quinteros Var (B27) 1-0 Rabid White Octopus
J Gonzalez Garcia vs Quinteros, 1971 
(B27) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Venice Attack (B56) 1-0 Pawn #
P Martinez Rodriguez vs M Luque Ibanes, 2001 
(B56) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

it can be instructive to see great players lose a miniature
Petrosian vs Kotov, 1952 
(B50) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Richter-Rauzer (B62) 0-1 If Qg7 Bf6 traps her
V Sherbakov vs Taimanov, 1954 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 14 moves, 0-1

"Starting Out: The Sicilian" John Emms has different move order
Minic vs P N Lee, 1964 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense Ne2 General (B07) 1-0 Unusual but interesting
E V Kovalevskaya vs S Masego, 2007
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 3 sacs for mate
Navara vs Z Kozul, 2006 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 0-1 Yee notes
L Harkes vs Lorne Yee, 2001  
(B01) Scandinavian, 60 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 0-1Decisive pin
Smirin vs Radjabov, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0Undermine the Guard
A Rayes vs M Ozanne, 2008 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

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