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Pins Ins and Outs, ECO C French & K's Gambit
Compiled by fredthebear
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Pins are immobilizing difference makers that inflict chess pain.

French Defense C00-C19

KGA/KGD C30-C39

Game 255 of 'Three Hundred Chess Games' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs Schroeder, 1894 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian (B20) Alternative defense to BDG gets smothered
Deming vs Cornell, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

French Exchange Bg4 pin, Nc6 (C01) 0-1 Both castle long
G Pogosian vs O V Nikolenko, 2010 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1 B pins B to mating square
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1856 
(C02) French, Advance, 13 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Pile on
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Degraeve, 2007 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1Bxf2+ Decoy N+ Unpin
Westerhuis vs Vinagre, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 White piles on pins
J Misiuda vs P Graul, 1976
(C10) French, 15 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 Blindfolded; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

KG Declined Bb5 (C30) 1-0 Unpin, sitting Q sac for a mating net
Lasker vs NN, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Worse than a discovery...Unpin
H Van Oostrum vs Bokern, 1967 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Unpin, quick Gueridon/Swallow's Tail #
J Chamouillet vs NN, 1849 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Fabulous f7 attack uses B pin!
B Rositsan vs A Hervais, 1998 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

KGD. Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 Pin allows N+ fork coming next!
Zsofia Polgar vs C Selles, 1991 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

Blindfold Simul! PM sacs to pin the Q, and more pins follow!
Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Kside crusher uses all the pieces
L Day vs J R Stopa, 1988 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 1-0 Black has back rank issues
Anderssen vs K Klaus, 1851 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morphy vs S Boden, 1858 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30)1-0 Bxh7+, you know the rest
Rohde vs W Martz, 1977 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Note by JHB; Fab finish
NN vs Blackburne, 1893  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attack (C31) 1-0Beautiful manuevers
Chigorin vs J Kotrc, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0Pile on pin
Blackburne vs A G Puller, 1862  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 50 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Pin the Q
D Evans vs B Wall, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

KG, Falkbeer CG Charousek G (C31) Castle & rip open the center
K A Walbrodt vs Loew, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Furious action
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31)1-0 BF pins 'em
Fischer vs George Smith, 1964 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Cross hairs
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 1-0 Combo robs pin!
S Rosenthal vs Philippe, 1873  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Old Line(C32) 1-0Pin # square
Santasiere vs N Bakos, 1949
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Falkbeer CG Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32)1-0Absolute pins
K Jurkiewicz vs J Zawadzka, 2001 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Pin to K
B Wall vs W Wall, 1969 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

G230: '500 Master Games of Chess' by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in A First Book of Morphy by Frisco Del Rosario
W Budzinski vs Morphy, 1859 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1Exchange Sac for Boden's Check...
U Kavcic vs Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KG Accepted. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Pin f7 & pile on w/Q
Fischer vs Minic, 1968 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Pins & Pawn mate!
Dubois vs Duke Karl / Casabianca / Preti, 1855 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Black pays for moving Q 5x
G Perigal vs NN, 1843 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 11 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker.
Bogoljubov / Reti / Spielmann vs Englund / Jacobson / Nyholm / Olso, 1919 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Black's K walks over to safety
Chigorin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 1-0Sitting N sac resembles a Muzio Gambit
Abrinnikov vs Shevrenko, 1986
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var (C34) 1-0Rob the pin that no longer D
Morant vs A de Feuquieres, 1680 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

KGA K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 Watch g6-square annihilation
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Gianutio Countergambit (C34) 1-0 Dovetail Mate by promotion
F Young vs H N Stone, 1907 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham, McCormick Defense (C35) 1-0 Unpredictable game
Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 Pin on open e-file
Spassky vs Manfred Hermann, 1985 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 4 Across the 4th!?!?
K Jurkiewicz vs A Matras-Clement, 1998 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 N fork robs pin
Bronstein vs Koblents, 1945 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1Reinfeld # puzzle
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Brothers & Sisters
Morphy vs Bird, 1859 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 46 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Busy Rooks!
Nakamura vs Kosteniuk, 2011 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Blindfolded Morphy missed a picture perfect cross-pin 18.Qxg7!
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 1-0 Brilliant
J Cazenove vs NN, 1817 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

1) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... 16.Rxf7!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

2) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Deflections
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

3) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Cornered
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 49 moves, 1-0

4) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0... Boden's #
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

5) KGA 1.e4 e5 2.f4 e5xf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0...Tied to pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Blindfold; Supreme piling on the pin
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 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

Variants /KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0Remove the Guard, Pin, etc.
S Rosenthal vs Count Isouard, 1871 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0No knights; Pins win
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

variants/KGA Muzio G less Ra1 (000) 1-0 The Black K is doomed
McDonnell vs NN, 1830 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

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

A brilliant attacking game by Shirov in the Muzio Gambit!
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 A very eventful game
J Yoos vs M Barron, 2011 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA Salvio Gambit Nh6 (C37) 0-1 White Q is trapped - must know
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

KGA. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sacs and pins on f-file!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Lolli Gambit (C37) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate coming on h-file
S Shaw vs P Sokol, 1943 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0 Dbl N sacs, Dbl B pins, more!!
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA Ghulam-Kassim Gambit 6.Qf3 (C37) 1-0 6...d5 is better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA King's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 Nowhere to run
E Zimmer vs H Mueller, 1918 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA Salvio G. Cochrane G. 1-0 Succession of pins & counter-pins
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Traditional (C38) 1-0 GT2K Bc4 pin, Ng5, Qh5-Qh7#
Blackburne vs W Hamilton, 1862 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Mayet Gambit (C38) 1-0 How to stalk w/an open e-file
Chigorin vs Burn, 1889 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

A rock-'em-sock-'em game, lots of fun! Deluxe decoy sacrifices!
Staunton vs NN, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Hanstein Gambit (C38) 0-1 Twas Black w/sac, pin, open file
Morphy vs de Riviere, 1863 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 56 moves, 0-1

KGA Greco G. (C38) 1-0 Sac Nxg5, Bxf7+, Open f-file, pins, Qf7#
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Traditional (C38) 0-1 Which pawn lever?
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1905
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 0-1 Dbl Attack w/+
N Nathan vs Anderssen, 1850 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky G., Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 UnusualUnstoppable Q
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit. Rice G. (C39)1-0 Esthetically pleasing
Marshall vs Von Scheve, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA. King's Knight Gambit (C39) 1-0 Blindfold simul; pin!
Blackburne vs J Baddeley, 1874 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0 Which N wins?
Blackburne vs Wilson, 1880  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Full piece coord
Morphy vs G W Medley, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 K walk
Steinitz vs F Deacon, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 Pinned to # square
Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 2 mating squares
W Napier vs W T Dickinson, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

36.Bg4 ! Pin is #104 in Chess Informant's Encyclopedia
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C01) French, Exchange, 61 moves, 0-1

French Def. Exchange (C01) 0-1 Black threatens mate, rescues B
M Elyashiv vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

French Adv. Milner-Barry Gambit Accepted (C02) 0-1 Dbl threats
D Tobor vs M Valvo, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Tactical play on queenside
R Schreiner vs Hertneck, 1990
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Franco-Nimzowitsch Var (C02) 0-1 Spearhead
R Dos Ramos vs F Antonini, 2006
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Pin, Discover
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin / French Advance (C02) 0-1 K walk
C Richey vs B Wall, 1991
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Advance 5...f6 (C02) 0-1 Pins are a problem.
A Romero Holmes vs Korchnoi, 1990 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Guimard Def ML (C04) Discovered+, pin, remove G
Dubois vs J M Lanz Calavia, 1973 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 25 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Guimard Defense ML (C04) 1-0 Pile on the pin
T Sorensen vs V Benins, 1991
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 17 moves, 1-0

Ofstad's Immortal - Sacrifices the way to Boden's Mate
P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Pin
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 11 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres (C07) 0-1 Q pin & fork
Kmoch vs T Ellison, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 0-1

Adams creates pins along the e-file, 6th rank, and h5-e8!
Adams vs Nisipeanu, 2007 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Q snare; N pin to mating square
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

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

French Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Odd R lift -> Pin
A Muzychuk vs M Delgado Crespo, 2006
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Suspicious fire
Pavel Dimitrov vs Akobian, 2008 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 0-1

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

French Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Disabling Pin
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

FR Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift, Q sac sets up Arabian #
Alekhine vs A Asgeirsson, 1931 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1880, p. 346; Gueridon Mate in 2
J De Soyres vs A Skipworth, 1880  
(C13) French, 20 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Fingerslip, Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1-0 Opera #
R Schwarz vs Labau, 1948 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 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

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 1-0 kNight robs the pin
Nijboer vs Timman, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical Var (C18) 1-0 Weak pawn shield
Ashley vs A Shaw, 2000 
(C18) French, Winawer, 18 moves, 1-0

Variants / French-like (000) 1-0 Sac, fork and pins
Cochrane vs The Turk, 1820 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

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

French, Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0 Declined
G Krauss vs R Larson, 1949
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Schlechter Variation (C00) 0-1 Rook on 2nd/7th
Hector vs Short, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Zugzwang! The pinned rook and it's defender become passive.
Stripunsky vs Nakamura, 2010 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

French Chigorin 2.Qe2 d5 exchange (C00) 0-1 Mutual K attacks
L Nestorovic vs Ulibin, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French / Owen (C00) 0-1 Rook on 3rd; rob the pin
L Zepeda vs Yusupov, 2012
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense 3.c4 Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 0-1 Rob the Pin f2
Staunton vs W M Popert, 1840 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

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

French Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0 Crossfire on g7
Staunton vs E Williams, 1851 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1-0 Pins, Pawn Storm, N Robs the Pin
Karpov vs Shefler, 1961 
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Royal pin
A Romero Holmes vs S Mariotti, 1987
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Interference is the difference
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1890 
(C01) French, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1Some pins work better
A Spice vs C Landenbergue, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange 5.c4 (C01) 1-0 Pins
Ulibin vs Lautier, 1989 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

French Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 1-0 Critical pin vs Nf6
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

50 games in Solitaire Chess by Bruce Pandolfini
Larsen vs Portisch, 1964 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 1-0

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit(C02) 0-1Pin, central passers
Mackenzie vs Burn, 1886 
(C02) French, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 (C02) 0-1 Viktor strikes w/pin
Fressinet vs Korchnoi, 1996 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Wade Variation (C02) 1-0 Wild women roam
Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance b6 (C02) 1-0 Viktor is the victor over Viktor.
Kupreichik vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Kside whoopin'
S Collins vs J Redpath, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

$French Advance 4.dxc5 (C02) 0-1Heated exchange; W attk fizzles
J Larsen vs I Schneider, 2007
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

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

French Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 N robs the pin!
J Gruz vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1Pin action, extra P
I Rotov vs Korchnoi, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 44 moves, 0-1

French Advance 6Be2. Paulsen Attk (C02) 0-1 Too much guard duty
Aitken vs Bondarevsky, 1946 
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Keres goes postal!
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch (C03) 0-1 Bishop pair, bishop pin
F Rayner vs Sadler, 2014 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 66 moves, 0-1

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 0-1 P sac, furious cntrl fight
G Jones vs Y Visser, 2004 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 0-1 Q Trap
V G Kirillov vs Blankstein, 1938 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 10 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Chistyakov Def. Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Ferocious
A Lastin vs Bareev, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 B pair edge
J C Sterk vs S Landau, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

Victor Henkin's "1000 Checkmate Combinations."
Tal vs S Holm Petersen, 1970 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 0-1 Pins & Battery
Ragozin vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 24 moves, 0-1

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

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Spectacular finish
Caruana vs E Berg, 2008 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein, Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morozevich vs Pelletier, 2006 
(C10) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

His absolute favorites: GK's Golden Chess Stock
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Rob the pin
Chigorin vs Rubinstein, 1906 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Pin prevents #
H Spangenberg vs Kramnik, 1991 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Black Ps get busted
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2012 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

French Def Classical. Delayed Exchange Nc6(C11) 1-0Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs J Fish, 1879  
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon (C12) 0-1 Debut beats world champ
Steinitz vs McCutcheon, 1885 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 34 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
N Grigoriev vs B Verlinsky, 1929 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 20 moves, 0-1

French vs Alekhine-Chatard Attack (C13) 1-0Neato N sac & N trap
Nezhmetdinov vs S Pimenov, 1936 
(C13) French, 31 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 Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Interesting R ending
J Perlis vs Spielmann, 1913
(C14) French, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Pins win
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1898
(C14) French, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 Sicilian-like 0-0-0, PIN
Judit Polgar vs T Filep, 1990
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

I.A. Horowitz's "How to win in the Chess Openings" Chess Movie
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def Winawer. Advance (C16) 0-1 Cross pin w/heavy pieces
Wahls vs Yusupov, 1991 
(C16) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 0-1

BFTC: Box 100, p. 127, at move 33...?
Fischer vs Bisguier, 1957 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 1 in 'The Russians Play Chess' by Irving Chernev
P Romanovsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(C16) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Retreat Var Armenian Line (C18) 0-1 Pins finish
M V Golubev vs Korchnoi, 1996 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 0-1

French Def. Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1-0 Various Pins
Unzicker vs Wade, 1960
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 48 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Winawer. Positional (C19) 1-0 Vicious pins
Kavalek vs E Formanek, 1970 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Anderssen Attk (C31) 1-0Pin & Skwr
Robert E Byrne vs D Byrne, 1949 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Black witch rides her broom
L Day vs J Berry, 1975 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 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. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1 Pin and N+ fork
Iverhov vs Ilianako, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 8 moves, 0-1

Ch1 Attack against the uncastled King along the e file pg 17
L Hanssen vs E R Lundin, 1928 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

KGA Double Muzio Gambit Paulsen Def (C37) 1-0 Discovered + +
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 0-1Dumb Q sac rules the day!
B Garfinkel vs F M Wren, 1933 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

variants/Evans Gambit (000) 1-0 Plenty o' Pins
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 K walk, royal skewer
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 0-1 Remove the guard
Anderssen vs Eichborn, 1854 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit. Kolisch Defense (C39) 1-0 Missed N+
Von Der Lasa vs Staunton, 1853  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 0-1 Pile on the pin
Von Der Lasa vs Staunton, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 Don't develop your opponent's pieces
Hebden vs R Cantero, 1986 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 2 in My Games 1920-1937 by Machgielis Euwe
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1921 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Lasting pin
Keres vs F Koberl, 1950
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA. Hanstein Gambit (C38) 0-1 Cornered K
C Issler vs Eggman, 1966 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Duras vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C11) French, 49 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Morphy Def (C31) 0-1 Minors!
Guilbert vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Hypermodern founders play the king of gambits!! C32 1-0 19
Reti vs Breyer, 1918 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. Traditional Variation (C38) 1-0 Pile on the pin w/a pawn
C Groeneveld vs T Korhonen, 1988 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Traditional Var (C38) 1-0 Pins lead to Rooks romp
T de Vos vs R Haataja, 1988 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 1-0

French Def. McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Stuff the bag full
J Kostro vs Sliwa, 1959 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Resembles Milner-Barry Gambit
O Reeh vs C Mann, 2008 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 (C02) 0-1 The B pair
R Molander vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Gledhill Attk 5.Qg4 (C11) 1-0 Pile on pin
D Andreikin vs A Khantuev, 2010
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Pin
Stein vs Uhlmann, 1967 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 Pin wins either way
Manteca vs Perez Millan, 1985 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1 On the wrong end
S Seirup vs M Maechel, 2009 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 33 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French Nc6 (C00) 1-0 Heated Kingsides
Ljubojevic vs Vaganian, 1974 
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

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

French Defense: Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 0-1 31...?
J Mieses vs Breyer, 1914 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

KGA. Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Overworked K
Philidor vs NN, 1790 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 Raking Bs
T Johansson vs J Furhoff, 1998 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Spearhead pin
K McEwan vs S Williams, 2003 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 Pin the D
Schlosser vs NN, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Notes by Lasker
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1909  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Chess variants /King's Gambit (000) 1-0 Pin wins again
W G Ward vs H Browne, 1874 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 1-0 Pretty Qside #
Charousek vs Englander, 1892 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Closed ingenuity
Capablanca vs Ruiz / Molina, 1914 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Hebden vs G Lane, 1987
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 One pin & another
M Keller vs H Adam, 1986
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 1-0 Irritating P thrusts
Fedorov vs E Najer, 1996
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 N pair drops in
A Pablo Marin vs Chekhov, 1975
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch
Tarrasch vs N Mannheimer, 1880 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 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

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 Correspondence
D R Myers vs R Haag, 1987 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Possible Swallow's Tail/Gueridon #
B Hulse vs R E Fauber, 1976 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

FR Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Breyer Var (C13) 1-0 Central Sacs!
Spielmann vs G Oskam, 1923 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Q sac for back ranker
K Polishchuk vs G Lane, 2014 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian-French. Westerinen Attack 5.Bb2 (B40) 0-1 Magazine tip
H Westerinen vs Tal, 1973 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Pile on back rank pin
Steinitz vs C Golmayo, 1883 
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1-0 Pins, pins
Sadvakasov vs Y Shulman, 2007 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 1-0

Quite a wild and passionate Thomas Crown Affair!
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 1-0 Pin to win
Teschner vs Dahl, 1946 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Anand (Informant #63, game 240) Vaganian resigned after 21.Ne5.
Anand vs Vaganian, 1995 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Qs rumble
Steinitz vs F Deacon, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Destroyed
Levenfish vs Ragozin, 1934 
(C16) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Blackburne Attk (C31) 0-1 P fork, pin,
Blackburne vs Keats, 1871 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch 0-0-0 vs Ug-Oh (C03) 1-0 Q sac back ranker
G Chandler vs R Austin, 1980 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Boden's Mate
G Janny vs L Steiner, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady throttle
S Tsolakidou vs A Rudolf, 2013 
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1Danger
Hebden vs Nunn, 1987 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Panteldakis Countergambit. Symmetrical (C30) 1-0
Chigorin vs Teichmann, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Ns Def. Polerio Def B+ Line (C58) 1-0 Central Pins
L Mihasi vs M Rade, 2008 
(C58) Two Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

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