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1999 Party Like Its 1999
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is a collection split. FTB's collection of games from the decade of the 1990s outgrew itself, so it's time for a shave. 1999 gets the call to do it's own thing.

There was a MASSIVE turn-of-the century celebration on New Year's Eve to usher in 2000. The celebrities, groupies, the drunks, the police, young adults, socialites, street peddlers, new waivers, old lovers, horoscopers, zesty adventurers, hazies and the crazies certainly were out in full force. The rest of us stayed glued to the television to watch unfolding events. The internet was not yet a preferred source of news and cell phones were just portable telephones yet to be mainstream.

Yellow journalism had returned with the numerous scandals and blatantly protective cover-ups of the crooked Clinton political machine of the 1990s (as well as the 1980s harkening back to days as governor of Arkansas). The tabloids had a field day. (The much traveled Barack Hussein Obama II was serving as a state senator in Illinois. Donald Trump was making millions in real estate, owned the Miss Universe Organization, and was married to his second wife Marla Maples from 1993-1999. The nucleus of the Bush family was in Texas, as usual.) The national news media had started down the path of partisan divide and sensationalism. Meaning, the average American could not count on hearing the real truth anymore -- political spin was in -- the top priority of the media -- not the actual truth. It is propaganda; lies by omission if not outright. Speculation and opinion was rampant. It was more important to be a sexy talking head than to insightfully understand the details of what you were talking about.

People were uncertain what might occur when the calendar flipped over from December 1999 to January 2000. Some thought the world would come to financial standstill/collapse as computers would not be able to "roll over" to the new century and all sorts of catastrophes would occur. There was enough advanced warning that nothing of the sort happened. The world kept spinning, the clocks kept ticking, the power stayed on, and computers kept whirling along. The uncertainty did cause some concern to FTB, though. FTB likes to be prepared in advance and avoid trouble, just like his chess game.

One doubts if the human race will be around to see the new 3000. Think how much things changed from the year 1000 to 2000. Mother Earth and Father Time will have much to say about that.

* Wikipedia article: 1999 (song)

Song Lyrics:
I was dreamin' when I wrote this
Forgive me if it goes astray
But when I woke up this mornin'
Could of sworn it was judgment day
The sky was all purple
There were people runnin' everywhere
Tryin' to run from the destruction
You know I didn't even care
'Cause they say two thousand zero zero
Party over, oops out of time
So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999
I was dreamin' when I wrote this
So sue me if I go to fast
But life is just a party
And parties weren't meant to last
War is all around us
My mind says prepare to fight
So if I gotta die
I'm gonna listen to my body tonight
Yeah, they say two thousand zero zero
Party over, oops out of time
So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999
Yeah, yeah
Lemme tell ya somethin'
If you didn't come to party
Don't bother knockin' on my door
I got a lion in my pocket
And baby he's ready to roar, yeah yeah
Everybody's got a bomb
We could all die here today, uhh
But before I'll let that happen
I'll dance my life away
They say two thousand zero zero
Party over, oops out of time
We're runnin' outta time
So tonight, we gonna, we gonna (tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999) Say it one more time
Two thousand zero zero
Party over, oops out of time
Yeah, yeah
So tonight we gonna, we gonna (tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999) 1999 (1999)
Don't ya want to go (1999)
Don't ya want to go (1999)
We could all die here today (1999)
I don't want to die
I'd rather dance my life away

Woody pusher (actor) had a bit of help from Yasser Seirawan.
W Harrelson vs Kasparov, 1999 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

1.f3 Trash openings gone successful
S Williams vs M Simons, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation vs 2...Bg4 (A03) 1-0 Bayonet Attk
H Danielsen vs T Luther, 1999 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Black Mustang Def (A04) 0-1Remove the Guard
Koneru vs C Waters, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Opening Q Sac
H Uuetoa vs A Mayo, 1999 
(A10) English, 48 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Defense. King's Knight (A13) ˇ 0-1
S Krasnov vs E Schiller, 1999  
(A13) English, 47 moves, 0-1

Q sacrifice, B check, and a rarity...K move to checkmate
D Cummings vs G Basanta, 1999 
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

K's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 1-0 Exchanges prep N invasion
N Davies vs C Duncan, 1999 
(A25) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Beefeater (A40) 0-1 Black N sac for pawn roller
G Buckley vs D Norwood, 1999 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Anastasian gives Anastasia's Mate!
Anastasian vs Tiviakov, 1999 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Blitz
Kasparov vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0Ng5 threatens royal fork, #
Plachetka vs G Didier, 1999
(A48) King's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

To win with the Budapest in Budapest; very romantic.
M Leskiewicz vs E Kahn, 1999 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def: Janowski Var. Grinberg Gambit (A53) 1/2- odd
V Sakalauskas vs V Georgiev, 1999 
(A53) Old Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 Remove the Guard
S Savchenko vs Savon, 1999 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def Taimanov (A67) 1-0 He moved the wrong N, or did he?!
R Vera vs Sadvakasov, 1999 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Leningrad. Warsaw Var (A88) 1-0 Knights advance
Korchnoi vs Dolmatov, 1999 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 22 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.Nd5 discovery (B01) 1-0White N penetrates
Bologan vs A Hauchard, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr, Mieses-Kotroc 2..Qxd5 (B01) 1-0 Simple, Be2, Be3, c4
Morozevich vs I Rogers, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Main Line (B05) 0-1Foolin' about on Qside
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 1999 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern. ML (B05) 1-0 Terrific K decoy combos
M Kobalia vs Nalbandian, 1999 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense (B06) 1-0 Tremendous R play - Kasparov's Immortal
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 0-1 Weak back rank
G Cechi vs B Medak, 1999
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Castle by hand and clever play
Short vs Leko, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 0-1

8...? John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 3
Lautier vs Bologan, 1999 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 10 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Def Czerniak Line (B13) 1-0Q sac, Dbl+
M D Tseitlin vs E Dizdarevic, 1999 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

Under 11, Sicilian Bowlder Attk (B20) 0-1 MC's 1st official win
Bendik Svendsen vs Carlsen, 1999 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 B sac breakthrough at base
J M Hodgson vs H Kingston, 1999 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

White's 23. RxNf6! initiaties a pretty Knight fork combination.
S Sale vs B Jankovic, 1999 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30)1-0 N sac creates pin
Sadvakasov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Re-castle to safety
Adams vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B30) Sicilian, 60 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in Understanding Chess Move by Move by John Nunn
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Open h-file battery w/Pawn on 6th
R A Ziatdinov vs M Pinto, 1999
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Open lines are a two-way street
E Liss vs Smirin, 1999
(B32) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

It takes nuts of steel to allow an en passant check like this!
Timman vs Leko, 1999
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack (B43) 0-1 Smashing conclusion
Tiviakov vs M Bosboom, 1999 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Taimanov (B46) 1-0 Sucker punch R hits 7th
Shirov vs D Reinderman, 1999 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover (B53) 0-1Raking Bishops too strong
Svidler vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B53) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen (B80) 1-0 Black was too busy to castle
Movsesian vs U Boensch, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Scheveningen. English Attk (B80) 0-1 Killer Queen
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 75 moves, 0-1

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

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

One of Gazza's incredible 5(!) Black Sicilian wins at Linares
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Double Doubled Pawns and Pins. Only a GM sees this!
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 Unsound Q sac
P Openshaw vs P Hummel, 1999 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 33 in Starting Out : The French by Byron Jacobs
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1999 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 0-1

French Def Albin-Chatard Gambit 0-0-0s (C13) 0-1 Qside smash
Velimirovic vs D Antic, 1999
(C13) French, 27 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley, Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 Enjoyable plot
W Posch vs G Schroll, 1999 
(C26) Vienna, 25 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

K's Gambit: Accepted. Hanstein Gambit (C38)1-0 16-yr old winner
Y Dembo vs G Szamoskozi, 1999 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Where's the Hulk?
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 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

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. 6.Bb5+ Be7 (C58) 1-0 R Skewer
Morozevich vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 44 in Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces by Stohl
Topalov vs Leko, 1999 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

An amazing inverted pawn pyramid after 50. ... d3
Judit Polgar vs Bacrot, 1999 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 75 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open. Karpov Gambit (C80) 1/2-1/2 Spanish Fried Liver
Svidler vs Anand, 1999 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces" by Igor Stohl
Judit Polgar vs Adams, 1999 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 0-1

25 Rh8+! classic decoy for tempo to create a Damiano mate
B Thorfinnsson vs E Player, 1999 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD. Baltic Def BxNb1 (D02) 1-0 Cover the points of entry
Y Shulman vs R Chytilek, 1999
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Underpromotion deflects defender
N Szuveges vs M Ninchich, 1999 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Bxh6 sac & R or N lift w/Q
S Volkov vs A M Galliamova, 1999
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Isolani Grinder
Kramnik vs Anand, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 70 moves, 1-0

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Bishop pair advantage
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz. Center Var (C45) 1-0 A+Promo combo!!
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld. Russian. Hungarian Var (D97) 1-0 Castle-mate
Anand vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Russian. Hungarian (D97) 1-0 Exchange sac fails
Kasparov vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1 Vicious crossfire & Q sac
C Parker vs I Myall, 1999 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Triple on the open g-file
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

U.S. Open , Reno NV 1999 (GOTD) Dustin' Hoffman
A Hoffman vs Nakamura, 1999 
(E61) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

KID. Averbakh Variation. Modern Def (E73) 1-0 Q trap for R
Leitao vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(E73) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Bobotsov-Korchnoi-Petrosian Var (E81) 1-0
A Thaler vs Wolfgang Rohde, 1999
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 39 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Glek Def (E94) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook forces draw
Beliavsky vs H Hamdouchi, 1999 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 6 in Starting Out: The King's Indian by Joe Gallagher
I Sokolov vs Shirov, 1999 
(E97) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening/Dbl Fio Reti (A00) 1-0 4Knights no guarantees
M Hennigan vs Chandler, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Reti, Wahls Defense (A05) 1-0 Which Q pulls the last punch?
O Hole vs S Tjomsland, 1999 
(A05) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Nge2, Bg3, Be3 (B25) 1/2-1/2 OCB
Adams vs Topalov, 1999
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 1-0 Pin to win
A Kosten vs G Lilley, 1999 
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0

King's English. Troger Def (A21) 1-0 Dark-squared B anchors pos
Dzindzichashvili vs J Berry, 1999
(A21) English, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Bg2, f4, Nf3, 0-0 (B25) 1-0Q trap on Qside
K Neumeier vs J Wallner, 1999
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

$Modern Def Bg7, Nbd7, Bb7 (B06) 1-0 sound White strategy
A Nickel vs K Schulz, 1999
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Winawer 4.Qg4 Kf8 (C15) 0-1 Useful isolani
A Zakharchenko vs Y Simkin, 1999
(C15) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def Copycat (C24) 1/2-1/2 Cautious
Adams vs Kramnik, 1999 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Leonhardt Var 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (C40) 1-0
W Palmkoeck vs J van Willigen, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy coming next
V Avari vs P Brown, 1999 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 0-1Failed GG
E Tairova vs Lagno, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Vigorous cntr
Kasparov vs Piket, 1999 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 760 in Chess Informant Best Games 701-800
Macieja vs Rozentalis, 1999 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1Drop the pawn, allow passr
E Medvegyne Balogh vs T Engel, 1999
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Scary Garry strikes again
Kasparov vs Adams, 1999 
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0
A Kassis vs Ali Majed, 1999
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 44 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Pillsbury (C67) 1-0 B captures invisible R
M Apicella vs A Payen, 1999
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1-0 Is that all?
J Vermeulen vs A Ringsborg, 1999 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def Rio Janeiro (C67)1-0 Black empties back row
Anand vs Timman, 1999 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 3 in Starting Out: The French by Byron Jacobs
Svidler vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(C18) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

White sacrifices a exchange to create a killer check on the e.
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 36 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dbl Fio vs Dutch Bg7 (A04) 1-0 Blitzin' Bs
Kramnik vs D Reinderman, 1999
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 Festival
Kasparov vs Timman, 1999 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Modern (B50) 0-1 Interesting Ns & Ps ending
D Lobzhanidze vs Jobava, 1999 
(B50) Sicilian, 83 moves, 0-1

G62 The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by Christoph Scheerer
Fedorov vs I R Ibragimov, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA/Closed Sicilian vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1/2-1/2
Adams vs Kramnik, 1999
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Lost Boys
D Reinderman vs Timman, 1999
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 61 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 25.?
Fedorov vs N Neelakantan, 1999 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 27 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 20.?
Kramnik vs Karpov, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

Transposes to Stonewall Attack closed structure & knight rule
E Schiller vs R Mapp, 1999  
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. B+ line (C42) 0-1 Black theory
S Reinhardt vs S Eichner, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 A bit of Chicago in Reno
D Moody vs Nakamura, 1999 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack 5.Bc4 Nc6 (B23) 1-0 Correspond
J Gather vs M Bock, 1999
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

NID: Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Var (E39) 1-0
I Krush vs Barsov, 1999 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Complex: Zilbermints Gambit / Dbl Fio (A40) 1-0
S Matveeva vs V Gansvind, 1999
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Petrov's, Cochrane G
A Nguyen vs Miroshnichenko, 1999 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 59 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Closed center
D H Campora vs I Herrera, 1999
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 0-1 Red Sea
B Kovacevic vs S Kosanski, 1999 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Slav Gambit. Alekhine Attack (D10) 1-0Stockfish notes
Kasparov vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 23 in How to Crush Your Chess Opponents by Simon Williams
S Williams vs Zhao Zong-Yuan, 1999
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 33 in The Seven Deadly Chess Sins by Jonathan Rowson
J Rowson vs P Motwani, 1999
(A09) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Prompt exchanges
A Kassis vs A Haidar, 1999
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Nisipeanu, 1999 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

J Gonczi vs G Hidegh, 1999
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1/2-1/2 authors
Joel Benjamin vs J Eade, 1999 
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

51...Ka1! would have held the draw versus Kasparov
Kasparov vs The World, 1999 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

J Magem Badals vs A V Kovalev, 1999 
(C45) Scotch Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: Outflank Variation (A00) 0-1 Outnumbered
A Ornstein vs S B Hansen, 1999
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attk (B23) 0-1Your opp will move next
N Innocente vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 1999 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 0-1

J Echavarria vs J Szmetan, 1999 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 53 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def Except Gligoric Sytm (E53)0-1 45...?
Shabalov vs J Aagaard, 1999 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 46 moves, 0-1

Uncommon 2.f4 resembles French Steinitz (B00) 0-1Time pressure?
Beshukov vs Timur Ivanov, 1999 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 0-1 Royal family fork!
K Torotoova vs M Jambrich, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Decoy, Remove Guard
Beliavsky vs Bacrot, 1999 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Grünfeld Reversed (A49) 0-1Connected passers
Aronian vs Chandler, 1999 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 48 moves, 0-1

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 29.?
M Kobalia vs Smagin, 1999 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 30 moves, 1-0

B-D Gambit: Declined. Weinsbach Declination (D00) 1-0 h-file
T Menyhart vs D Nyiri, 1999
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

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