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Decoy, Deflect, Displace, Doom Defenders A-D-E
Compiled by fredthebear

More capture combinations that maim and kill.

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

QGD. Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 N+ robs the pin
K B Finn vs W C Palmer, 1903 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 10 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

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

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 The Queen goes hunting!
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1966 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

Victor prepares a Deflection Sac, Double Check, and Fork+!
Hug vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Kings English. Taimanov Var (A25) 0-1 Q sac, R+, P#
S Lorenz vs Andrey Orlov, 2001 
(A25) English, 17 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights Var Bradley Beach Var (A28) 1-0 Unpin
A Fehr vs L Jorgensen, 2014 
(A28) English, 15 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical Dbl Fio (A30) 1-0 Tal sacs like Tal for a K
Tal vs Velimirovic, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 30 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

Trompowsky Attack, Castle opposite (A45) 1-0 Sacs help the Q+
Dzindzichashvili vs V Tukmakov, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57)0-1 B sac for a K attack
Dlugy vs Alburt, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

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

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

Benoni Def Classical Var (A70) 1-0 Exchange sac, Nxh6+
Botvinnik vs Rokhlin, 1927 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 28 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

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var. Sharp line (D17) 0-1 Sharp!
Przepiorka vs A Cheron, 1928 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

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

QGD. Semmering Var (D30) 1-0 Q says Open Sesame
K Havasi vs W Rivier, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

Semi-Slav, Meran. Reynolds' Variation (D48) 1-0 R-B-N Sac
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1965 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 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

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E01) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy set up
Gelfand vs Aronian, 2007 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 23 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

epic battle between 2 players who shunned all drawing lines
Aronian vs Topalov, 2006 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 123 moves, 1/2-1/2

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. Fianchetto. Simagin Var (E62) 1-0 Duel to promotion
B Bok vs Miroslav Markovic, 2016 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 1-0 Sacs for a K walk
S Estremera Panos vs L Cisneros Belenguer, 1991 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80)1-0 Fab 150A Pin, P thrust & his book details
Browne vs E Winslow, 1977 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 0-1 Q sac for promo = Q+
R Markus vs Radjabov, 2000 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 A piece for a passer!
Kramnik vs V Isupov, 1990 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 25 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

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Q sac for Arabian Mate
V Babula vs E Najer, 2015 
(E97) King's Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99) 0-1!!
R Pogorelov vs C S M Franco, 2003 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

Aug.-Sept. 1943 Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review
Capablanca vs K Havasi, 1928 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Game 19 in The Art of Sacrifice in Chess by Rudolf Spielmann
E Gereben vs Spielmann, 1934 
(D94) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 0-1

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

QGD. Exchange. Positional. Both 0-0-0 (D35) 1-0 Qside sac attk!
Z Gyimesi vs A Fox, 2005 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton G. Chigorin 4.Bg5 c6 5 (A83) 0-1 Counter Attack!
NN vs Steinitz, 1873 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Classical. Carlsbad Var (D34) 1-0 "Stean Roller"
Tal vs M Stean, 1975 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

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

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

Semi-Slav Def Noteboom (D31)1-0 Dbl N sac start & end of K walk
G Weissgerber vs A Van Nuess, 1933 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense - Neat finish (D10) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
W Hahn vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Budapest Def Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 White staves off early a
D Ippolito vs Y Norowitz, 2004 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 1-0 Video link
Larsen vs Kavalek, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zukertort/Stonewall vs NY System/Baltic Def(D02) 1-0N Sac
Capablanca vs T Germann, 1919 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 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

Bird Opening: Gunsberg Defense (A02) 0-1 Brothers?
V Palermo vs C Garcia Palermo, 2001 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange (D76) 0-1 g-file log jam!?
Van Wely vs Carlsen, 2015 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 44 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Buy a vowel
P M Kotsur vs Sveshnikov, 2008 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45) 0-1 3 Deflections
A Moiseenko vs Potkin, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

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

King's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 1-0 Bxf7+ Decoy/Deflection!!
M Marin vs L Shytaj, 2008 
(A25) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Leningrad Bird (A02) 0-1 Morphy's Q sac material+
J Littlewood vs Short, 1978 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 Pin creates Q trap
B Suhle vs Anderssen, 1859 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange (D10) 1-0 "Death or Glory" Attack!
Kaidanov vs J Donaldson, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Schlechter's Chess Games by Tom Crain
Schlechter vs Janowski, 1898 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

London System vs Krause Def (D02) 1-0 Nxh6 brings up Q!
Janowski vs Tarrasch, 1905 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 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

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

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

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate threat
Pelletier vs Gelfand, 2017 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Alekhine vs A Stephan, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch. Batavo Gambit (A02) 1-0 Early Q sac; FSR
D Mackenzie vs D Pruess, 2006 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1-0 Crazy like blitz
Kramnik vs A Shomoev, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 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 At each others throats!
J B Bednarski vs T Wibe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Andrew Soltis' book Confessions of a Chess Grandmaster p. 78
Browne vs Zuckerman, 1973 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 46 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

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Loose Rs underfire
Karpov vs I Plotnikov, 1997 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Richter-Veresov vs Indian Def (A45) 1-0 Superb sac attack!!
K Richter vs G Rogmann, 1937 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik System. Lilienthal Var (D44) 0-1 SPICY
Stahlberg vs Bronstein, 1955 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. QID Var (A17) 1-0Ana wins w/N on 6th
A Srebrnic vs A Benderac, 2007 
(A17) English, 26 moves, 1-0

B-D Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 Artful EG sac for passer
E J Diemer vs G Berner, 1951 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Closed Nc3, Nge2, Bg2, Be3 (B23) 1-0 Remove the G
M Florentiades vs S Rocha, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

C18 0-1 35 Removal of the Defender
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1958 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 0-1

Mexican Defense: General (A50) 1/2-1/2 Sacs for Q+ perpetual
V Erdos vs Khurtsidze, 2012
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle 7.e4 System Bxh6 (D05) 1-0 16.Bh7+ gains material
Riumin vs A Budo, 1931 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights (A28) 1-0 Bxg7 sac sets the fire
Flohr vs Koltanowski, 1935 
(A28) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Sakaev vs D Langier, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 67 moves, 1-0

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Double N sacs
M Rodshtein vs T Kotanjian, 2008 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 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

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

Colle System (D05) 1-0 N sac for Greco's Mate extended
Koltanowski vs J Kosa, 1946 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Benko Gambit: Declined. ML (A57) 1-0 Knights delight!
A Shariyazdanov vs B Zueger, 1998 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Russian. Byrne (Simagin) Var (D97) 1-0 Weak squa
Carlsen vs L Dominguez, 2009 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 43 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 Astounding!
V Gunina vs A Bodnaruk, 2009 
(A48) King's Indian, 42 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

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

KIA vs Polish Def (A07) 1-0 Watch DB tear open the center
Bronstein vs Alburt, 1972 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

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