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Roundhouse Ruuks 4
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is an interesting collection of rook assists, bombardments, checks, checkmates, and draws.

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 1-0 Pretty Q sac, diagonal X-ray #
Euwe vs Loman, 1923 
(A09) Reti Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Leave thy rook's pawns alone! (B00) 1-0 Scholar's Mate
B Wall vs Bridgemen, 1996 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 21...?
Y R Yakovich vs Azmaiparashvili, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0Exchange S
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Endrody, 1977 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. ML (B18) 0-1Rob the Back Rank Defendr
U Weisbuch vs N Krishna Teja, 2019 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

Sic Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31)1-0 No Q Sac Opera #
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def Exchange Fio (C41) 1-0 Qxf7+ sac for back ranker
A Giri vs R Picard, 2009 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

Stonewall Attack vs Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Failure to castle
W McCutchen vs V Ossipov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Decoy Sacrifice pulls K into peril!
Wang Yue vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var(A01) 1-0 Dbl Rook lift
Owen vs V Green, 1870 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Bird-Larsen Attack (D00) Quite beautiful break thru & finish
Zukertort vs Count Epoureano, 1872 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Reti/Zukertort (A04) 0-1 N & R sac make way for N & R
G Brhlik vs F Berebora, 1995 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

One of IMlday's favorite games A04 1/2-1/2 39
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Avrukh, Will Travel A04 0-1 43
M Roiz vs B Avrukh, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Leningrad(A04) 0-1Heavy pieces hunt Ks
P Backwinkel vs S Buecker, 1986
(A04) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 R rocks the 7th!
J Nogueiras vs J Hobaica, 2003 
(A06) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

White Gruenfeld (A06) 1-0 Stopping blind pigs on 2nd
Reti vs Jacques Davidson, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Game 6 in Fischer: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Another Closed Sicilian masterpiece by Short, 38 Rf6xg6+!!
Short vs Stefansson, 2002 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

KIA Dbl Fio vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 impressive
Leko vs Fritz, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A09) 1-0 2Hogs on 7
Reti vs G Fontein, 1923 
(A13) English, 42 moves, 1-0

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

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

White’s bombshell on move 18, and more to come in this gem!!
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4 Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Rs factor for passer
K Spraggett vs Z Abdumalik, 2014 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 44 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Seize the 7th!
N Minev vs Kavalek, 1963 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Mecking Var (A39) 1/2-Amazing Def
Jobava vs Y Bayram, 2002 
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Rook Placed On The 7th Rank Is Like A Freakin' Abrahms Tank.
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Complex Qxb2 etc. (A40) 1-0 White enters 7th
Alekhine vs W N Dinger, 1933 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack Minority/IQP (A45) 1-0 K&N tough together
Dzindzichashvili vs Vaganian, 1988 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

Carlsbad 1911: Schlechter saw the combination 80 years before.
S Terentiev vs J Gallagher, 1990 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 189 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Szabo vs Milner-Barry, 1938 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Torre, Classical Def. (A46) 0-1Underpromotion avoids stalemate
J Garcia Padron vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1990 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Var 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (A47) 1-0 Lolli's # on
Erik Andersen vs Hilse, 1928
(A47) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

A48 1-0 36
J S Morrison vs Euwe, 1922 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi's unsupported 39 ... Rc4-c1!! forces h-pawn promotion
Averbakh vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Remove the defender combination 33. Qf5+!
I Nemet vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 0-1 Exchange sac
A Iljushin vs Ponomariov, 1997 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 35 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Zaitsev System (A58) 1-0 The Great R Robbery
G Timoshchenko vs I E Shliahtin, 1990 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Knight's Tour (A61) 0-1 Q sac opens up Rooks
I Farago vs Velimirovic, 1976 
(A61) Benoni, 46 moves, 0-1

This two move finish is the secret...Exchange (sac), Dbl Attack
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2014 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto. Hastings Def ML (A64) 0-1 Crossfire
Van Wely vs Timman, 2002 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 29 moves, 0-1

A69 0-1 27
A Niemela vs Tal, 1959 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

A70 0-1 28
J H Donner vs Tal, 1959 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 28 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. Classical. Czerniak Def Tal Line (A77) 1-0 Q sac
Huebner vs J Garcia Padron, 1976 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 1-0

Black essentially eliminates White's R from the game until he..
L Aronson vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 36 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def Williams Var/Mikenas (B00) 1-0 Overloaded Q
Karpov vs Lutikov, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def ...d6, Bg4 Williams Var (B00) 0-1 R clears 2nd
J Withers vs E Williams, 1845 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

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

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...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Q deflects Q, B pins N = 2 less
Tal vs W R Chandler, 1974 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Scandinavian Def. Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 Pin, R+ sac!
Spassky vs Leon Weiss, 1966 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, Bg4, Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Rxf2 sac arranges pin
C Davidson vs G Berner, 1972
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 vs 5.Rb1 (B01) 1-0 N on 6th, Q sac for a Royal fork
V Zvjaginsev vs D Schwarz, 2016
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Scandinavian (B02) 0-1 Doubled Rooks on open file
Vasil Kocev vs J Gantar, 2015
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 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

Alekhine Def Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0Aims at f7, displace K
M Kobalia vs A Krivonogov, 2001 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Czech Defense: Pribyl (B07) 0-1 Rook X-Ray defense gets Q back
Suetin vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def (B07) 1-0 R deflection sac after Q interpose removes K
N P Nielsen vs H H Schmidt, 2001 
(B07) Pirc, 54 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Two Knights Attk (B10) 0-1 Dbl Exchange Sac
Bondarevsky vs Dzindzichashvili, 1962 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 0-1

C-K Two Knights Attack. Mindeno, Exchange (B11) 1-0 0-0-0?
Levenfish vs P Dubinin, 1940 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 40 moves, 1-0

B12 1-0 33
Short vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

The pin is mightier than the sword. - Reinfeld
J Mieses vs M Kann, 1885 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 It's on the house
A Istratescu vs Karpov, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def Advance. Van der Wiel Attk B Hunt (B12) 0-1 Rxb2!
S McGrane vs J Houska, 2006 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Remove the Defender... in Beginner's Picture Guide by Horowitz
Schuster vs Carls, 1914 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Modern ML (B17) 1-0 Fabulous K walk!!
A Kveinys vs Speelman, 2002 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Smyslov Var. ML (B17) 1-0 Don't take her
J Trapl vs E Perez Gonsalves, 1961 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Smyslov Var. ML (B17) 1-0 Rd8+! skewer
Tal vs Benko, 1964 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

19.Rxe4 enables subsequent tactic
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Bill Wall notes
G Gomez / Fritz vs Branko / Schiller / Wall, 2007  
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.b3 Snyder Var (B20) 1-0 Q sac for a windmill
T Gelashvili vs M Gagunashvili, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def 2.b3 Var (B20) 1-0 Rooks rise to the 6th
L Paichadze vs C Ponizil, 2008
(B20) Sicilian, 29 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 Def: Morphy Gambit (B21) 1-0 Dbl B sacs & R!!
Dundee City vs Aberdeen, 1859 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 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 Closed Traditional 8...NxBb3 (B25) 0-1 Heavy Artillery
S A Iuldachev vs Aronian, 2004 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sic O'Kelly/Kan. Maroczy Bind Paulsen Line (B28) 1-0 R blunder
Anand vs Morozevich, 2004 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Game 245 in Chess Informant Best Games 201-300
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

B32 1/2-1/2 86
A Kazarian vs A Haast, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 86 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

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

February 23: Don't Judge a Rook by its Cover
Gufeld vs B Ivanovic, 1979 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sic Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Tal!
Tal vs T Paehtz Sr, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 22 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

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

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 White invades
Lilienthal vs Kotov, 1940 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Chekhover (B53) 1-0 Exchange Qs, Outnumber a-file
J A Curdo vs D Kopec, 1969 
(B53) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 34...?
Z Almasi vs W Watson, 1994 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 6 passers island
E N Cooke vs W J Aramil, 2003 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 52 moves, 0-1

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 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

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

A real cracker by Karpov. How devilish is 35.Re7!!
Karpov vs Sax, 1983 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 0-1 Pressure the wings
N Medvegy vs Plaskett, 2003 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0 RxBf7, N interfere
R Tischbierek vs Tseshkovsky, 1984 
(B83) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sic Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 0-1 Exchange sac creates pin
P Zarnicki vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1Krabbe says fantastic
J M Bellon Lopez vs G Garcia, 1976 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 38 moves, 0-1

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

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 Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 pressure g2
Nijboer vs Sutovsky, 2001 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 112 in The Game of Chess by Harry Golombek, 3rd edition
Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

One of the strangest GM games that Fredthebear has ever seen??
M Kobalia vs D Khismatullin, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 84 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Photo
Svidler vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 42 in How to Beat Bobby Fischer by Edmar Mednis
Fischer vs Gligoric, 1962 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 44 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

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Killer ++
Judit Polgar vs Ivanchuk, 1995 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf 10.Bxb5 sac (B96) 1-0 Loose pieces, # threat
M Sibarevic vs Bukic, 1976 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

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

16.Re3 and 17.Rff3 allow decisive rook activity
Timman vs Quinteros, 1973 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 26 in I Play Against Pieces by Svetozar Gligoric
Hort vs Gligoric, 1971 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 0-1 This young gun was 16 years old!
Smyslov vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 54 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Wing Gambit (C00) 1-0 Q trap on Qside
E Tate vs Takemoto, 1993 
(C00) French Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Exchange sacrifice
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(C00) French Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

15 ... Ra8xa2 Black queen's rook causes chaos in White position
V Zvjaginsev vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Copycat C01 0-1 32
S Rosenthal vs J Mason, 1878 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

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

French Tarrasch. Closed Gambit (C05) 1-0N fork threat allows R
Carlsen vs T Gulbrandsen, 2002 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Nice eX sequence
Keres vs Portisch, 1961 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 38 moves, 1-0

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

French Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 1-0 Blindfold Kside crush
Alekhine vs E Linares Jr, 1939 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0 Q sac
Unzicker vs M Czerniak, 1954 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def. Alekhine-Chatard Attk (C13) 0-1 4 "exchange" sacs!
J Smeets vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(C13) French, 58 moves, 0-1

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

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

Schachmeisterpartien 1960 - 1965 edited by Rudolph Teschner
Unzicker vs Wade, 1960
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 48 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Dbl R sacrifice, Q sacrifice
C G M Watson vs NN, 1916 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 188 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower and du Mont
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 82 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
V Soldatenkov vs S Durnovo, 1898 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

C22 0-1 33
J Mieses vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 33 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26)1-0 R drop shot
Alekhine vs Palais Royal Club, 1928 
(C26) Vienna, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Q sacrifice, rob the pin
NN vs G Mow, 1909 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Game 50 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1859 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Double R sacrifice
Vidor vs Szen, 1856 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Shibut's "Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory" age 10
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 Notes by Joseph Henry Blackburne
Blackburne vs A Pigott, 1862  
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

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

KGA Rosentreter Gambit Bird G (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Smothered #
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA. Muzio Gambit Accepted From Def (C37) 0-1 Useless moves
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1864 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 3 in My Chess Career by Jose Raul Capablanca.
R Raubitschek vs Capablanca, 1906 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Doubled Ps win!?!
Topalov vs Gelfand, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Who'd think of 23.Re6!?
Alekhine vs V Rozanov, 1907 
(C45) Scotch Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Rooks in the lead for White
Alekhine vs V Manko, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Bxf7+, Re7+ nets royalty
Zsofia Polgar vs P Sinkovics, 1992
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 6...QxQc3+ (C45) 1-0 Connected pasers on 6th
Nimzowitsch vs J W Baird, 1905 
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 1-0Thunderbolt
T Krnan vs J Bick, 2007 
(C47) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

4 Knts Spanish. Symmetri Copycat (C49) 1-0 h-file battery unpin
Nunn vs J Howell, 1991 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Copycat (C50) 0-1 MC was 9 years old
Carlsen vs Thobias Kolbu, 1999 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Italian Game d3, c3; exhanges on e3 (C50) 1-0 Black in a Bind
Carlsen vs Anand, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Rook wisdom
Morphy vs C Golmayo, 1864 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Game 44 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker.
Dufresne vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Italian, Classical c3, d3 Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 RxNf7 pin
Carlsen vs Bacrot, 2012 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 1-0

C54 0-1 22 Rd3 Interference followed by Q+ & fork LPDO B
Saint Amant / M.F. de B vs Morphy, 1858 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

won the brilliancy prize at the 1890 Manchester tournament.
Taubenhaus vs E Schallopp, 1890 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 Both Kings are cornered
E Schallopp vs Charousek, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

https://nekropole.info/en/Emanuel-Schiffers
NN vs Schiffers, 1877 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian, Two Kts Def. Perreux Var (C55) 0-1 0-0-0+! Pins
Marshall / Souweine vs Napier / Elwell, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55)1-0half-open g- & h-files to K
M Cejkova vs J Jilemnicka, 1994 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 108 in Take My Rooks by Minev and Seirawan
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Game 24 in Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection by Paul Keres
Keres vs Unzicker, 1956 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 4, p. 17 My Chess Career by Capa (Dover edition 1966)
Capablanca vs R Raubitschek, 1906 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

Game 107 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Fianchetto (C76)0-1 Rs
Kharlov vs M Kobalia, 2002 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 0-1

Game 200 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Kashdan vs H Steiner, 1942 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Dfrrd (C79) 0-1 Halt connected Ps
C H Alexander vs Kashdan, 1937 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 45 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 0-1 Fabulous Q sac under duress
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2007 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish, Closed. Zaitsev System (C92) 0-1 27 pages of kibitz
A Volokitin vs Morozevich, 2006 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 59 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy, Breyer Def Zaitsev H (C95) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
J Peters vs Lombardy, 1977 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

Modern Chess Self-Tutor by David Bronstein
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 94 in The Hypermodern Game of Chess by Savielly Tartakower
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1921 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Standard 41 RxBg7! sac leads to mate in 6 after 41 ... Kxg7?
McShane vs Illescas Cordoba, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein/Bb2 Stonewall Attk: Bogoljubow Def (D05)1-0 Rs tango
V Kovacevic vs G Dizdar, 1983 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1-0

Ken Whyld's The Collected Games of Emanuel Lasker, #548, p. 97
NN vs Lasker / Maroczy, 1900 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 34 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
P Lebedev vs Gonak, 1938 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

QGA via Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Turmoil abounds
Van Wely vs Topalov, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

26 Rb3-b6!, 30 Re6-d6+!, 31 Rd6-c6! rook dances on 6th(!) rank
Topalov vs Wang Yue, 2009 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central. Greco Var (D20) 0-1 Ns & Rs w/half-open file
Bukic vs Petrosian, 1979
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 63 moves, 0-1

Game 92 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
Flohr vs I A Horowitz, 1945 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD vs Stonewall Def (D30) 1-0 Which rook battery wins?
Taimanov vs Lisitsin, 1949 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

"He who fears an isolated Q's pawn should give up chess." -S.T.
Burn vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

39...Rxd4! is Reinfeld's 1001 combination book problem #101
T van Scheltinga vs Stahlberg, 1950 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Prague Var. Main Line (D34) 1-0 Locked & Loaded
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Keene's personal tribute to nimzowitsch v samisch 1929
Keene vs O Jakobsen, 1981  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Rob the lateral pin!
Carlsen vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

G109: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Kotov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1939 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1-0 Black pays for leaving pawns on board
T Hillarp Persson vs T Thomsen, 1997 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

An underpromotion+ saves the draw in a basic R vs P ending
A Evdokimov vs Sveshnikov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Pile on the pin!
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2007 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Keep up the pressure
Kramnik vs Dreev, 1997 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 66 moves, 1-0

Game 34 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine.
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

The Soviet School of Chess by A. Kotov & Mikhail Yudovich
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern. Knight Def (D51) 0-1 Exchange sac nets 2 minors
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

How to Defend in Chess by Colin Crouch
Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

QGD. Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0
B Kostic vs C Jaffe, 1911 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 96 moves, 1-0

QGD. Lasker Defense (D56) 1-0 R trapped along the 3rd rank
I Krush vs A Zatonskih, 2009 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

QGD. Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 0-1 Anderssen's Mate
W C Palmer vs E G Sergeant, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 43 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Ragozin vs Kotov, 1945 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange (D85) 1-0 Adding attacker removes a def
Geller vs A Z Kapengut, 1971 
(D85) Grunfeld, 25 moves, 1-0

Tricky Tactic #50 in Chess Tactics 4 Kids by GM Murray Chandler
J Lechtynsky vs N Radev, 1981 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 44 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1/2-1/2 Blindfold Battle
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2011 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 101 moves, 1/2-1/2

G92 in Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games V2 by Igor Stohl
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E02) 1-0 Dbl Dbld Ps win
Vladimir Petrov vs Alekhine, 1938 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 34 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 Defenders subject to attack
Kramnik vs Naiditsch, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 47 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 0-1 Rxb2 encourages 0-0-0!!
Sosonko vs Zsofia Polgar, 1991 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 32 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Zwischenzug+ saves Rs
Dzindzichashvili vs Larsen, 1980 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

74.f8=R to prevent stalemate
K Ruben vs Sultan Khan, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 74 moves, 1-0

Game 166 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

NID. Classical. Noa Var (E34) 1-0 Rooks on the ranks
Eljanov vs Onischuk, 2006
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 Dynamite!
Kramnik vs P Toth, 1991 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 21 moves, 1-0

NID. Huebner Var. Main Line (E41) 0-1 Closed motion
Tarjan vs Dzindzichashvili, 1978 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

Game 53 in TMIGoCEP: 62 Masterpieces...by Irving Chernev
E Zagorjansky vs P Romanovsky, 1943 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

NID. Fischer Var (E44) 1-0 Seize open file, 7th rank w/N on 6th
Lilienthal vs Kotov, 1945 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 43 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 1-0 She was greedy
Akobian vs A Matikozian, 2005
(E61) King's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

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

KID. Smyslov Var (E61) 1-0 Defensive exchange sac prevents mate
Akobian vs S Mihajlov, 2017 
(E61) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo System (E62) 1-0Notes by Umansky
M Umansky vs Berliner, 2002  
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 29 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
A Kotz vs P Lebedev, 1937 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Kavalek Def (E62) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs C Micheli, 1973  
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

KID 1...c5 Four Ps Attk. Normal (E77) 0-1 Sequence of trades
P Da Ces vs M Mrdja, 2003
(E77) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Penetration eventually wins
Botvinnik vs Larsen, 1970 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 75 moves, 1-0

KID. Petrosian. Normal Def (E93) 0-1 Tie down, cross pin, zw+
B Wexler vs Fischer, 1960 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 11 in Twenty-five Annotated Games by Robert Huebner
Huebner vs J Kaplan, 1974 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 42 moves, 1-0

The great Gashimov! C42 1-0 25
V Gashimov vs B Lalic, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

C45 0-1 29 simple but effective deflection
B Al Qudaimi vs B Amin, 2014 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

A30 1/2-1/2 54
Kramnik vs Leko, 1997 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Which Rook matters
A Sokolov vs Naiditsch, 2015 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Noggin' knocker!
J Gluckie vs M Moran-Venegas, 2009 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Exchange sac, rich endgame dual
Anand vs Gelfand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Game 84 in Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs A Nilsson, 1924 
(A15) English, 54 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in Chess Fundamentals by Jose R. Capablanca
Marshall vs Kupchik, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 DEFLECTION!
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 10 Chess Secrets: The Giants of Power Play byNeil McDonald
Morphy vs Maurian, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

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

QGD vs Kingside Fianchetto (A04) 1-0 Lasker destroys Isolani
Lasker vs A van Foreest, 1889 
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit First Jaenisch Var (C33) 1-0 Three Ns on 5th
H Westerinen vs Hebden, 1988 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def. vs Grand Prix Attk (B23) 0-1 Cut-off K both ways
T Gelashvili vs P Zarnicki, 2003
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

NID. Classical. Noa, San Remo Var (E37) 1-0 Lively K flights
R Tremblay vs G Taylor, 2005 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

QID. Fianchetto. Rubinstein Var (E16) 0-1 "The R of Gibraltar"
N Dzagnidze vs Adams, 2013 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Polka finish!
W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Kside staircase promo
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 0-1

Sac'ing for a monster center D45 1-0 30
Petrosian vs G Pfeiffer, 1960 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

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

London System vs KID/Benoni (A48) 1-0 N on 6th, Exchange sac, P
Kamsky vs Wolff, 1991 
(A48) King's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 71 in For Friends & Colleagues: Volume 2 by Mark Dvoretsky
M Arabidze vs M R Nechaeva, 2012 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 1-0 25.Rxf7 shows nerve
Hromadka vs F Treybal, 1912 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

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

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

KID/Benoni Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1/2- Early Exchange Sac!
Ding Liren vs Bacrot, 2014 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Kan. Polugaevsky Var (B42) 1-0 Rook's Revenge
E Alekseev vs A Fominyh, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
H H Cole vs A W W Tulip, 1946 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Def (A43) 1-0 Fast start, instructive R vs B EG
R Nechepurenko vs Y Zherebukh, 2007 
(A43) Old Benoni, 88 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Rxf7 allows Qh7+ and she haunts
V Ciocaltea vs Jansa, 1963
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

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

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 1-0More than exchange sac - fantastic!
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 1-0 Unstoppable Rook
W T Pierce vs W Nash, 1885 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Dbl Discovered +
O Martius vs K Darga, 1958 
(B53) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Joseph Henry Blackburne (1841-1924) Blindfold Brilliancy
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Chameleon Ne2 Bg2 (B20) 1-0Dbl Exchange Sac, Interfere
Tartakower vs R Broadbent, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Double Check
Spassky vs Larry Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 R shot!
G Timoshchenko vs Karpov, 1967 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0Failed R trap, efficient attk
Capablanca vs E Reeve, 1919 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Ross Gambit (C21) 1-0 Spearheads, Exchange Sac
Burn vs A Steinkuehler, 1869 
(C21) Center Game, 25 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2Knights' Reversed Dragon (A22) 1-0 Exchange sacs
Botvinnik vs A Dueckstein, 1958 
(A22) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Early deviations (B75)1-0 Q sac for #
Motylev vs P Jirovsky, 1998 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange. King's Bishop Var (C68) 1/2-1/2 Desperado Rs
E Schallopp vs Blackburne, 1887 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 R sac mating net
A Dueckstein vs H Kramer, 1956 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical. ML (B18) 1-0Anderssen's Mate if KxQh7
Bacrot vs Leko, 2008 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

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

S-M Gambit. Declined Scandi Formation (B21) 0-1 Overloaded Rook
J Acers vs R Klein, 1968 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Four Knights, Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Twisted center
Motylev vs Shirov, 2009 
(C48) Four Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: General (B10) 0-1 Connect thy Rooks!
A I Ljuboschiz vs Kasparov, 1978 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 38 moves, 0-1

Now that's what I call an active rook pair...
Tal vs Fischer, 1959 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Panov Attack. Modern Def (B13) 1-0 Youngster executes!
Acs vs A Khruschiov, 1997 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D04) 1-0 Blogger link to photo
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

An Exchange Sacrifice for the defense!
Maroczy vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(C10) French, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 1-0 g-pawn is immune due to R+ skewer
V Makogonov vs Rauzer, 1937 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian. Kasparov Attack (E12) 0-1 Overloaded R
Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 No Nc6 & both 0-0-0
Hertneck vs R M D P de Almeida, 1992
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern, Ivanchuk Def (B17) 1-0 Slammin' Rs
J Dworakowska vs P Ofstad, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

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

QGD. Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Thunderbolt!
K Havasi vs A Sacconi, 1933 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 R sac breakthrough on Kside
Alekhine vs J Goncalves, 1940 
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open(B32) 1-0Black R gives self up, White Rs rule
E Ghaem Maghami vs A Gholami, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Polish Exchange 4.Nf3 (A00) 1-0 Interesting Qside play
Ljubojevic vs Leonardo, 1988
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accptd Classical (B21) 1-0 Dbl R lift sacs
Matulovic vs V Sokolov, 1953 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) Both Ns bash Black
Blackburne vs Clare / Janssens, 1868 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Symmetrical (D02) 0-1 Basic R tactics add up
Gelfand vs A Giri, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 70 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Impressive R sac cracks the vault
Caruana vs F Vallejo Pons, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

French Exchange 7.c4 vs Copycat (C01) 1-0 Exchange sacs!
T Jaksland vs L Jorgensen, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 75 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense: Two Knights Attk. Mindeno Exchange Line (B11) 1-0
N Paikidze vs A Sharevich, 2018 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 27 moves, 1-0

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

KID Orthodox. Classical System Traditional (E99) 1-0 Dbl R sac!
W So vs Nakamura, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Entertaining all around
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio Reti (A05) 0-1 23...?
A Kolev vs Judit Polgar, 1993 
(A05) Reti Opening, 24 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

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Creative passer
Quinteros vs Larsen, 1981 
(A06) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Raking Rooks
Balashov vs Gheorghiu, 1977
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

page 33 of "Secrets of Sicilian Dragon" by Gufeld and Schiller
G McCurdy vs Keene, 1966 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 24 moves, 0-1

Like a saloon brawl with guys breaking chairs over each other's
Schlechter vs Herzfeld, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23) 0-1 Kside crusher
Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

French, King's Indian Attack (C00) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
Shirov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Two hogs on the 7th, 8th
K Darga vs F Kuijpers, 1965
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Mate by castling
F Rhine vs NN, 2014 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

King's Indian Attack vs Bg4 (A07) 1-0 Pin this way and that
V Zaitsev vs V Shinkevich, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 0-1 Aggressive Rs
R Zuk vs Suttles, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 57 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo 5.d3 0-0 (C53) 1/2-1/2 R sac for stalemate
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2014 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

K's English. Three Knights System (A27) 1-0Supported R roller #
D Friedgood vs J Hardinge, 1987 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 47 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Nc3 Exchange (C01) 1-0 Missed the best defense
J Mieses vs Burn, 1905 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

Topalov's active rooks dominate Kasimdzhanov , Linares 2005
Topalov vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Variation (B98) 1-0 20.?
A Rodriguez Cespedes vs I Herrera, 1990 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Black's monster Rook sac novelty on the Dutch beats 2700 player
R Wojtaszek vs S Williams, 2011 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

French Advance. 5.Bd7 Euwe Var (C02)1-0 R sac puts K on platter
V Muratov vs M A Makarov, 1981 
(C02) French, Advance, 18 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Symmetrical. General (A30) 0-1 28...?
S Maus vs Tal, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Variation (B98) 1-0 20.?
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

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

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

Final move Undermines the Defender/Removes the Guard
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 0-1

Two Knts Def. Polerio Def Yankovich Var (C58) 0-1Awesome finish
A Passov vs J Sammour-Hasbun, 1991 
(C58) Two Knights, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attk 6.Be2 (B23) 1-0 Pile on & switch pins
L Day vs P K Wells, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin Var (B40) 1-0 2 Hogs on 7th
E Polovnikova-Atalik vs J Kochetkova, 2001
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 Heat energy disipates by resistors
G A Ageichenko vs Kholmov, 1968 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Peculiar R sacrifice for the passer
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

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

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

Tal vs V Getman, 1963 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 30 moves, 1-0

Matulovic vs Tringov, 1970 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 26.?
V Ruehrig vs G Stertenbrink, 1984 
(B27) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 21.?
Smyslov vs K Grigorian, 1976 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 24 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening/Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 double R sacs
Gunsberg vs Blackburne, 1887 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 Gorgeous
G N Gopal vs D Howell, 2016 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 49 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 39.?
D Rensch vs A Melekhina, 2007 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. King's Knight (A13) 1-0 Hook #
Rohde vs S Benen, 2003
(A13) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Varied Exchange sacs
Caruana vs Wojtkiewicz, 2002 
(B27) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical Var (C64) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Nijboer vs D Baramidze, 2002
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Dilworth Var (C82) 0-1 tpstar notes
D Flores vs G Papp, 2001 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Veresov Atack. Veresov Var (D01) 1/2-Sitting R sacs to promote
Tal vs B Soderborg, 1962
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Both Ks take flight!
Grischuk vs Lunev, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle System 6.c4 QGA (D05) 1-0 RxB+ sac followed by Q+ & fork
P Cramling vs E Paehtz, 2006 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C27) 1-0 Daring R chews into Black
F Deacon vs NN, 1860 
(C27) Vienna Game, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 0-1 25...?
S Cross vs C Henderson, 1938 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 25 moves, 0-1

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 0-1 32...?
O Sick vs Gorelov, 1989 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Lutikov Gambit (B31) 1-0 Very nice kill indeed!
Lutikov vs F Silva, 1976 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Def (D38) 0-1 BOOM! Threaten Mate in One
Kanep vs Ehlvest, 2003 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var/Copycat (C20) 1-0 The Spielmann Setup
Spielmann vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

KIA dxe4 dxe4 (A07) 1-0 Lateral pin allows snatchin' on the 6th
Ponomariov vs L Bruzon Batista, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Patented Kside assault, promo combo
Fischer vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
K Berg vs H Dobosz, 1979 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Underpromo w/notes
Ashley vs M Bezold, 1997 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 74 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Weakest back rank?
Keres vs N Sorokin, 1960 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

Chess Life (March 2000) Koltanowski on cover; Deflection Sac
Koltanowski vs Colle, 1923 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

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

"Rook on the Bright Side" (game of the day Sep-13-2006)
Speelman vs Miles, 1975 
(A10) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Chistiakov vs Shashin, 1960 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

M Bier vs NN, 1878
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Blumenfeld Cntrgambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 Dbl R sac
I Cheparinov vs I Salgado Lopez, 2011 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Var (D47) 0-1 22...? "Szabotage"
Szabo vs G Sigurjonsson, 1968 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 25.?
V Nielsen vs C F Delcomyn, 1894 
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) 0-1 b-pawn buster
Stoltz vs V Ciocaltea, 1953 
(B50) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var f3, f6 (A57) 1-0 Remove the G
R Wojtaszek vs E Sharapov, 2001 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 1-0 Disconnected Rs
Kasparov vs I I Resnik, 1992 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 45 moves, 1-0

KID. Normal. Rare Defenses (E90) 0-1 Tactical flurry
Radjabov vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E90) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

Fedorov vs J Norri, 1997 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Rossolimo vs Livingstone, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

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

QGD. Pillsbury Attack (D55) 1-0 Mutual Rooks on the 7th!
Pillsbury vs Von Gottschall, 1902 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

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

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

Nimzo-Indian Def: General (E20) 0-1 Dynamic R sac for a Q hunt!
V Mikenas vs Keres, 1949 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

NID. Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Q deflection for support mate
Bagirov vs G Kuzmin, 1977 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 34 moves, 0-1

QID. Spassky System (E14) 1-0 Opposition of Kings Mate
Petrosian vs W Pietzsch, 1958 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 1-0 Just take it!
Anderssen vs G Perigal, 1851
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Hungarian, Symmetrical/Reversed Closed Sic (A00)1-0 FlashyFinal
B Wall vs R Anderson, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

E Paehtz vs Kosteniuk, 2019 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 The other RJF
Fenja Edel vs R Fischer, 2016 
(C28) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1Deflect
Kurkletis vs Vasiukov, 1957 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 11 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs O Rocas, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

V Bui vs H Frey Perez, 2002 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

R Beyen vs Filip, 1971 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

J Penrose vs L Popov, 1963 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Exchange sac opens g-file
Blackburne vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech (B08) 0-1 Beim Blast!!
M Thinius vs Beim, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 160 in Informator 35
Miles vs Seirawan, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Cntr Cntr ML (B01) 1-0 20.?
Aronian vs C Seel, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early deviations (B62) 1-0
R Hovhannisyan vs T Gara, 2014 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var 4.0-0 (C50) 1-0 Exchange sacs P race
Carlsen vs Adams, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 66 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

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Dovetail Mate
Staunton vs Von Der Lasa, 1853 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Kasparov vs Svidler, 2004 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ...0-0-0? (C53) 1-0
Nunn vs S G Finlayson, 1981 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

London System vs KID Yugoslav (A48) 0-1 Qless middlegame
S Farias vs Gerner Carlsson, 1981 
(A48) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

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

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

English Opening: Agincourt Def. King's Knight (A13) 1-0 26.?
Dus Chotimirsky vs A Bannik, 1949 
(A13) English, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Slav (A11) 1-0See Calar notes # patterns
S Docx vs M Gagunashvili, 2013 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 24 moves, 1-0

KIA Chigorin's 2.Qe2 vs French Def 00 vs 000 (A07) 1-0 Q drops
Fedorov vs N Smetanov, 2012
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Leningrad. Warsaw Var (A88) 1-0 # or Remove the Def
Blas vs Kletchinski, 1928 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Octopus & R on 7th!
Botvinnik vs Robatsch, 1966 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0
L Shamkovich vs Ivo Ryc, 1968 
(E92) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Dbl R sacrifice
NN vs G Perigal, 1843 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 N & R Hook queenmate
N Fercec vs M Jukic, 2010
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA Qe2, 9.c4 d4 vs French (A07) 0-1 R sac for passer
Svidler vs Karjakin, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 82 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Speculative Bxf7+
Aronian vs Svidler, 2014 
(D85) Grunfeld, 57 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Examine ALL checks!
Kasparov vs Timman, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit 3.Nxe5 Nf6 4.Bc4 Qe7 (C40) 0-1Smashing Sac attk!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1879 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Semi-Tarrasch (A04) 1-0 Fine Kside sac attack!
N Getz vs M Mitchell, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Vukovic's #
E Torre vs Ljubojevic, 1976 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 g-pawn sac and en prise N on 6th!
Hartston vs J Richardson, 1983 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Defense (C34) 1/2-1/2 R sac for perpetual+
Fedorov vs Svidler, 1997 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Game 161 in Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn
Mamedyarov vs Topalov, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 1-0 Beautiful
Blackburne vs Ford, 1877 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Omega Gambit (A45) 1-0 Likeit or Not
T Liket vs M Frank, 1932 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

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