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

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

Perhaps the oldest recorded game of chess
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights. Order up a Fried Liver attack if Black dares Nxd5
Polerio vs Domenico, 1610 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

An early Philidor (C42) 1-0 Pry open the h-file, pin w/P wedge
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Discovered Double Checkmate
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. 3Knights. Burille Var (D94) 1-0Philidor's Legacy
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855 
(D94) Grunfeld, 21 moves, 1-0

A kind of delayed Jerome Gambit punished by Morphy
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Black castles into the fire
Anderssen vs Kipping, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4Knts (C50) 0-1En prise+ clears file
James Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 LPDOs in the Shooting Gallery
G Salmon vs Djuro Szabo, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Cecil Valentine de Vere (1846-1874) - Born on Valentine's Day
De Vere vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

From Emanuel Lasker's "How To Play Chess."
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Heavy HEAVY pieces in the center
Blackburne vs Owen, 1890  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Tarrasch gives a lesson on attacking!
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 h6 weakens 0-0 position
Pillsbury vs Winawer, 1896 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Tactical massacre
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1897 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line(B41) 0-1Demolition job
Lasker vs NN, 1898 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Castle by hand; gain time on Q
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66) 0-1 N fork
J Mieses vs Lasker, 1904 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack(C56) 1-0 7 of last 8 are checks
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 9: 500 Master Games - Book 1 (Tartakower/du Mont)
Spielmann vs Duras, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

4 Knights Scotch. Krause Gambit Leonhardt Def (C47)1-0 AN notes
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1907  
(C47) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Improved Steinitz (C66) 0-1 15 captures in 21 m
Capablanca vs D W Pomeroy, 1909 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Boden's #
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine turns a Slav into a Reversed London System!
Kmoch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Miniature: = PM's Opera House Game
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Viacheslav Ragozin: 2nd Correspondence WC 3 years.
Ragozin vs P Noskov, 1930 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit (C31) 1-0 Q trap
Keres vs Vidmar, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Alekhine System (D28) 1-0 R sac into N fork
Spassky vs Avtonomov, 1949 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E29) 1-0 Q&R battery on h-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 1-0 Master of sacs
Tal vs Miglan, 1950 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 58: Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern (B42) 1-0 About to discover check
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Rolling kNights
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def Austrian Attack. Weiss (B09) 1-0Nervy Alekhine's Block
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Greatest Game from the Lengendary 63 US Championship
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Q sac removes defender, P+
Tal vs Suetin, 1969 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0!
K Spraggett vs R Bedard, 1972 
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Royal fork off the menu
Velimirovic vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 0-1

QID: Spassky System (E14) 1-0 IQP, Bxh7 & Rook lift
L Christiansen vs J B Campos-Moreno, 1980 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fnchetto (B31) 1-0 Q trap
Anand vs Salov, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Grandmaster Secrets: Winning Quickly at Chess by Nunn
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Def (B06) 1-0 Fire on board, by Judit; Neither K castles
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/Bird Fio (A00) 1-0 Sac the Q, mate w/a pawn
Antoshin vs F Rabar, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Declined (A00) 1-0, 21 moves
C Bloodgood vs B Evans, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Polish 1.b4 c5 Birmingham Gambit (A00) 1-0 Swallow's Tail #
B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical (A01) 1-0 Fabulous clearance sac
B Lovric vs M Sinanovic, 1998 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Norfolk Gambit 2 (A01) 1-0 Discovery
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1Chose not to recapture as expected
J S Purdy vs Spassky, 1955 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Qh3 fork is coming!
Korchnoi vs K Langeweg, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Sprearhead... seize open lines
R Mamedov vs J Mullon, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Wade Gambit (A10) 1-0 King walk
G Laco vs M Lanzani, 1992 
(A10) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Horseplay
I Snape vs M Steadman, 2001
(A13) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Vladi's Queen sac crashes Vishy
Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knt Var (A15) 1-0 K or Q falls
Lokvenc vs Gilg, 1939
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

A stupendous attacking gem by Shirov; N sac pays off big!
F Tahirov vs Shirov, 2007 
(A21) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 4, p. 30 in the book Power Mates by Bruce Pandolfini.
M Stean vs Sax, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 21 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0
A Lesiege vs I Zugic, 2001
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 21 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack 2...Ne4 (A45) 1-0 She took on b2
Plaskett vs Hebden, 1987
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 1-0 Crossfire
Levenfish vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Delayed Stonewall Attk vs Indian Def. (A46) 1-0 Nifty play
Bisguier vs Lombardy, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Deflection 21...Rxg1+! (22. Bxg1 Nxd3 +-) 22. Qxg1 Nxd3 +-
M Lanzani vs I Rogers, 1984 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Benoni, 4 Pawns, Dynamic Attack (A56) 0-1 Pins, Pawn lever
Opocensky vs Hromadka, 1942
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Variation (A67) 1-0 Notes by Nunn
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall Exchange / Rubinstein (A84) 0-1 Exchange Sac
A Khudaverdieva vs A Romanenko, 2001
(A84) Dutch, 21 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Bb4 (A84) 0-1 Open center
S Gordon vs S Williams, 2006 
(A84) Dutch, 21 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 g-file demolition
Sakaev vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 21 moves, 1-0

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

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

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5.d3 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Q trap, pinned B
A Dounis vs A Gogolis, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

3..Qd8-Ilundain Variation. Capa's unpin opening trap in action
A Raetsky vs Wolfgang Schmid, 2012 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Stunning combo!
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Magalashvili, 1966 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Diagonal heat
G Cabrilo vs A Strikovic, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

C-K Defense, Two Knights Attack (B11) 1-0 The passer is coming
Noteboom vs S Van Mindeno, 1927 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. 4.h4 Tal Var (B12) 1-0 0-0-0 victory
G Jones vs K Stokke, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 Spearhead
T Shadrina vs V Gunina, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Nice breakthrough
Topalov vs Speelman, 1995 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15)1-0 R deflection sac allows Qxf7+
Hromadka vs Kirschen, 1911 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Radulov makes it all too easy
I Radulov vs Larsen, 1972 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

The first rated chessplayer to lose to software. Reti's #.
Greenblatt vs B Landey, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. ML (B29) 1-0 Spearhead->Philidor's Legacy
T Peine vs V Budde, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 h-file attack
S Soylu vs A Idrizaj, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 0-1Brawl includes Dbl R sacs, clearance sac
R Tischbierek vs G Gauglitz, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Nifty central sequence
J Rigo vs Gulko, 1988 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 Q sac opens h-file
Blackburne vs West, 1885 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Self-inflicted hole
Jiri Nun vs M Brodsky, 1994 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def. Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1 Loose pieces
Y Santiago vs A J Walton, 2015 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 1-0 Another fine mess
Bogoljubov vs J H Donner, 1951 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 1-0

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

French Winawer Poisoned P (C18) 0-1Counterattack threatens mate
E Mortensen vs L Karlsson, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Nxh7+ deflection
M Bier vs S Ricardo-Rocamora, 1876 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 See F. Young vs L. Dore, 1892
H E Atkins vs H Jacobs, 1915 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Zukertort Def (C25)1-0 2 K walks
Taubenhaus vs J C Halpern, 1887 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26) 0-1 A smashing finish!
Lasker vs Von Popiel, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Castling mishap
H Johnsohn vs S Herland, 1907 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's/Vienna Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 P fork trick, uncastled
W A Haller vs W Pollock, 1890 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. 3Knts (C28) 1-0 W has 2 minors for 4Ps
J Walker vs A Smith, 1884
(C28) Vienna Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 1-0 Passer
Hector vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1988 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var(C29) 0-1 Early Ps eat Ns
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1876  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Vari (C29) 1-0 Pin to win
Spielmann vs Levenfish, 1911 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindful Simul loss
Pillsbury vs K Moll, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

Some scholastic coaches tell students to always play until #.
K Popova vs Kasinova, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countrgambit. Accepted (C31) 1-0Remove the Guard
B Wall vs L Kilpatric, 1990 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Q & Dbl Kt. Sac
F Burden vs NN, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Tumbleweed (C33) 1-0What can be said?
D Rigby vs J Moylan, 1976 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Black Q must surrender to stop #
J Cazenove vs NN, 1819 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Fischer finishes off "Greenblatt" with a truly unusual mate
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Def (C34) 0-1 More than one path
W M Byland vs Larry Evans, 1949
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA. Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Activate ALL your pieces!
B Renaut vs NN, 1974 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Double Muzio Gambit won by 1900 against 2500 IM
Soren Jensen vs F Urkedal, 2013 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 0-1 Uncastled P grabs
L Waldstein vs Zukertort, 1864 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 N forks 3 w/# threat QxR
I Makogonov vs A Zorin, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 1-0 Control
S Sulskis vs T Michalczak, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 1-0 Resembles Jerome Gambit
J McCord vs J Penquite, 1949
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Variation (C45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate in 2
R C Lemon vs M Plum, 1982 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Sweet B&Q sac, 2Ns DELIVER
NN vs Blackburne, 1871  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Seize open lines
Blackburne vs A Steinkuehler, 1862  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Paulsen Variation (C51) 1-0 Spearhead on long dia
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1880 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Q grabs P, gets trapped
Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0Diagonal & f-file attack
Chigorin vs A F Weber, 1898 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Ng7?! fails
B Carlier vs R Burton, 1987 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical, Central Var (C64) 1-0...d5 blunder, f7 crush
Smyslov vs G Barcza, 1952 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical, Zukertort Gambit (C64) 1-0 VT was 11 yrs old
Topalov vs D Marholev, 1986 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Two dandy sacrifices many would not consider
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Norwegian Var (C70) 0-1 Q+ removes K guard
A Matanovic vs J H Donner, 1965 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0 Open e-file, uncastled K
Carlsen vs E Blomqvist, 2001 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Simul Tour (1964) Spanish Game: Morphy Def(C78) 1-0 Bxh6 attack
Fischer vs E Travis, 1964 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Greek gift declined, K walk
M Vallet vs J Lebon, 2001 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs V M Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed (C88) 1-0 Nxf7 opened the door for more
Ramesh vs G B Joshi, 2000 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Colle 5c3 System (D00) 0-1 Infiltrate weak light squares
E Raclauskiene vs C Roodzant, 1939 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Colle Zukertort, Susan Polgar DVD, Ch. 2L: R on 7th w/2 threats
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Thi Thanh Huong Mai, 1990 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit. Fianchetto Var Bf5 Line (D09) 0-1R sac
R Lindroos vs O Sorakunnas, 1965 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 21 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Too Pawn happy
Mamedyarov vs A Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Alapin Variation (D16) 0-1 Pseudo Epaulettes Mate
Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

QGA. Old Var (D20) 1-0 N will fork Q & g7
Keres vs E Mnatsakanian, 1963 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

This game is annotated in Chess Today #2802
A David vs Rozentalis, 2008 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 0-1 Black castles, brings it!
Foguelman vs Bronstein, 1964 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

Don't (immediately) take material just because you can
Leitao vs Baburin, 1998 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Rob the pin
Tal vs Sveshnikov, 1988 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def (D37) 0-1 Q Trap
Kramnik vs E Ubilava, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Ragozin Def. Vienna (D39) 1-0 Same Q sac, different verse
Rautenberg vs C Toerber, 1947
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Vienna (D39) 1-0 The N stirs fright
Kupchik vs E Tennenwurzel, 1913 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Botvinnik (D44) 0-1 Bravo! 12 yr old simul win!
Kholmov vs Tal, 1949 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 0-1 f2 falls
K Burger vs Kaidanov, 1993
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD Neo-Orthodox Var (D54) 1-0 Profound Q deflection offer
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. 3Knights. Hungarian Attk (D58) 1/2 - GK's 1st GD
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def: Russian Var. Szabo (Boleslavsky) (D97) 1-0 f6
Reshevsky vs R Ault, 1959 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 21 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E07) 1-0 2 hanging units
Botvinnik vs Lasker, 1936 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch (E20) 1-0 21.Qh4
Khenkin vs T Jugelt, 2011
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch Accel (E24) 0-1Fox hunt->watch the chase of the K
T C Fox vs Timman, 1970 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1Discovery+
C Sammelius vs A J van den Hoek, 1942  
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0 Jackpot!
A Haik vs Skembris, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

'When I Paint My Masterpiece' is a Bob Dylan song.
Y A Zimmerman vs Z Erdelyi, 2001 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Q&B pair pressure
H Szymaniak vs J Claus, 2005 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Chess variants - No N (000) 1-0 Inflict doubled Ps, seize files
Morphy vs A B Arnold, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Modern Transfer (C31) 1-0Lolli's #
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA MacLeod Defense (C34) 1-0 Textbook development, easy attack
L Schmid vs H Hoffmann, 1943 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Both castle long
Bronstein vs S Wood, 1975 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Morphy Gambit (C41) 1-0 Black moves too many Ps
Morphy vs F Sicre, 1864 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def./Lion (C41) 1-0 Plenty of tactics
D Coleman vs J Shepley, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Attk (C43) 1-0 Complex Reti #
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Göring Gambit. Bardeleben Var(C44) 1-0 4 isolated pawns
J Penrose vs Butcher, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C44) 1-0 Bxh7+ is 1st of 3 sac offers
E Grobe vs A Johnsson, 1986 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch 4...Qh4 Modern Def (C45) 1-0 White enters back door
Hjartarson vs P Moulin, 1994
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game, Delayed Fried Liver Attack (C50) 1-0 Dovetail #
P Vasic vs D Ristovski, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Notes by J. Lowenthal
Morphy vs H Kennedy, 1859  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional (C54) 1-0 Unpin
C Garcia Fernandez vs G Yanez Acin, 2001
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63) 0-1 Two problems
Shirov vs Shabalov, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Dyckhoff Var (C63)0-1 W charge thwarted
R Enjuto vs J Gomez Trigo, 2002 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Bayreuth Var (C77) 0-1 Bayonet charge!
H Karner vs A Bandza, 1985 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch 2...d5 Scandi. Bogoljubow Var. Nimzowitsch G (B00)
Kudrin vs E Formanek, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Nxe6 sac
Rublevsky vs E Vorobiov, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Q+ & fork EAD
Euwe vs J W te Kolste, 1921 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Main Lines (D45) 1-0 Blastin' Away
L Ortega vs P Trotto, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Checkers/Whist/BLIND CHESS SIMUL - INCREDIBLE (1900) Boden's #
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def. McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1 Lateral pins
S Belavenets vs Chistiakov, 1938 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 22 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit 4...d5 (C21) 1-0 Marshall's minors flush the K
Marshall vs S Mlotkowski, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chekhover (B53) 1-0 BAM! Game over!
H Seifert vs M Szmyd, 2009 
(B53) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def (D43) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual threat on the Q
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Shirov, 2011
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 20 in Instructive Chess Miniatures by A.E. Ataman
Smyslov vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Resembles Opera #
Gligoric vs J Rosenstein, 1963 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09)1-0 h-file battery
Grischuk vs G Seul, 2004 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Def Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 2 Knights on 6th
Uhlmann vs J T Barendregt, 1961 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 1-0 Qside B&N
J T Barendregt vs Sliwa, 1961 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Schachmeisterpartien 1960 - 1965 edited by Rudolph Teschner
Tal vs Benko, 1964 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

G45 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. DuMont
Taubenhaus vs E Schallopp, 1890 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 Simul Shazam!
M Scholtz vs Lasker, 1926 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 21 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

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 1-0Pupil wins
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 Pile on the pin
L Day vs G Johnstone, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 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

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 0-1 Blunder
Tarrasch vs J Minckwitz, 1885 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Knights Smite
Blackburne vs Cotton, 1880 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Tal vs M Mukhin, 1972 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs N Rashkovsky, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Olland vs Colle, 1928
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 0-1

Leonhardt vs Spielmann, 1906 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Charousek vs J Wollner, 1895 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

F J Perez Perez vs Smyslov, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 0-1

Kotov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1939 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

T Schmehl vs A Simonov, 2004 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

KGA B's Gambit MacDonnell Attk (C33) 1-0 Analyze final position
M Lange vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

J McConnell vs Steinitz, 1886  
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

J Schoepe vs E Bock, 1987 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

W Adams vs Reshevsky, 1944
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 21 moves, 0-1

E E Middleton vs Vidmar, 1905 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs L D Barbour, 1882  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

N Pesitz vs Reti, 1912 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

First game ever played in the history of Chess Olympiads
Yates vs O Naegeli, 1927 
(B83) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Z Rahman vs T Toh, 1994 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

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

V Mikenas vs Keres, 1949 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

Uhlmann vs I Szabo, 1959
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 21 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 1-0 Bs behind Qs
M Bely vs Portisch, 1957 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 21 moves, 1-0

C Holt vs K F Kiewra, 2011 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Muzio Gambit Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Charousek vs K Schneider, 1891 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

It's a KP carving, not a C-K Def (B10) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow (C52) 1-0 Greek gift, P thrust
Chigorin vs K Rosenkrantz, 1897 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Euwe vs J W te Kolste, 1926
(A21) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 Child makes threat
Zsofia Polgar vs J Kontra, 1982 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 21 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

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

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Pins and skewers
McDonnell vs NN, 1830 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

Ivkov vs J H Donner, 1965 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

H Bouwmeester vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1962 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

A Hambleton vs J Friedel, 2010 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Koltanowski vs J Kosa, 1946 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Weiss (B09) 0-1 Turn the tables
Karjakin vs T L Petrosian, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

French Def. Winawer. Advance Moscow Var (C17) 1-0 Q sac awaits
Bogoljubov vs W Fry, 1950 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var (C26) 1-0Refreshing Evans Gambit style
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 White can trade off Qs here
I Khokhlov vs M V Fiorito, 1989 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Stein vs Pelikan, 1966 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 21 moves, 1-0

K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

M Melgosa vs J Zuluaga, 1991 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Vitiugov vs Efimenko, 2012
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Claus Seyfried vs Tan Zhongyi, 2016
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 21 moves, 0-1

Milner-Barry vs M Haygarth, 1959 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

Zaturian vs Senij, 1973 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

K Krstev vs M Longer, 1960
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

H Tomson vs D E Rumens, 1961 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Modern Def (C45) 1-0 Connecticut Fox in the Woods
P Sells vs R Salimbagat, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Larsen, 1978 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 96 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
Gurgenidze vs A Lein, 1967 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

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