chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
Breakin, Enterin & Attackin by Gypsy & Emilio
Compiled by fredthebear
--*--

Attacks against typical and a-typical castling setups -- sneaks and breaks into King's homes, palaces, and/or redoubts.

When were window panes invented? It seems the Romans had this knowledge before the Dark Ages. So when was the first rock thrown through a window pane? Probably about as soon as some commoner thought he could get away with it.

Fredthebear copied this collection of 80 games from Gypsy. Thank you Gypsy! FTB has filled in some game labels and re-arranged the order.

Emilio's attacking games are being added. FTB will provide game labels.

More to come.

Blind pigs and knight.
Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 45 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

Horwitz hawitzers
Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Super Bole
Alatortsev vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Destruction of Benko adobe.
Hort vs Judit Polgar, 1987 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

In a Morphy style
Kotronias vs D King, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

X-rays from hell
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

The old fox and a new chicken -coop
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

"Learn from the Grandmasters" (Edited by Raymond Keene) p.108
Prins vs L Day, 1968 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Flohr is playing a full blodded Hedgehog in the mid-1930s
Riumin vs Flohr, 1936 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Unrully minors in the manor
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Central break into fiancheto.
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Files for queen and rooks
F Bohatirchuk vs Nenarokov, 1924 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 38 moves, 1-0

Two breaks; Black is in first
I Cheparinov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Broken key to O-O-O
J Boudy Bueno vs Szabo, 1979 
(B56) Sicilian, 75 moves, 1-0

One step off sides, and Kamzila stopms (Nd5, Rxf6)
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2006 
(B83) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Ah yes, the old e5 / Ne4 trick
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Cute deflection.
Opocensky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Back row & h2 problems.
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(C01) French, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

Greek style house-warming party
Jansa vs D Marovic, 1974 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

From French-advance pawn structure.
Riumin vs Alatortsev, 1938 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine-Chatard, x-ray breaks through stiff structure
Riumin vs Stahlberg, 1935 
(C13) French, 33 moves, 1-0

Rolling, rolling, rolling
F Bohatirchuk vs G Machate, 1947
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Urusov G. Keidansky G. (C24) 1-0 Boden's Mate
H Faehndrich vs Steinitz, 1897 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Bb6 left the NE black squares at weak.
L Day vs J R Stopa, 1988 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Q&R against the f7-g6-h5 domicile.
A Jakubiec vs Smejkal, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Steinitz-like opening play -- marvelous attack
K Havasi vs Breyer, 1917 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Breaking the O-O-O
Lasker vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Leko plays like Zukertort
Leko vs Kasimdzhanov, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Unsafe in fiancheto
Morozevich vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2006 
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 1-0

All doors left wide open.
L Forgacs vs H Caro, 1904 
(C46) Three Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Unguarded dormer
Charles Henry Wallwork vs Duras, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian villa on quicksand foundations
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Alekhine block
G A Popov vs P Angelov, 1960 
(C56) Two Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

The master of harmony
Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1975 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Pawn-bazuka burning its way in / classical O-O
Shirov vs K Kuderinov, 2005 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Levenfish converges on g2
B Verlinsky vs Levenfish, 1924 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

From coffee shops of Vienna
Schlechter vs H Faehndrich, 1904 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 20 moves, 0-1

A Keres-like classic
Topalov vs Anand, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Heavy gunns against Bf8, Bg8
Navara vs P Nikolic, 2005 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Fischer the grand
Fischer vs Stein, 1967 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

Space and closed position
C H Alexander vs Pachman, 1947 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 41 moves, 1-0

Horwitz hawitzers
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 8 in Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev
Przepiorka vs Prokes, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

One from Honza
Z Mladek vs J Cervenka, 1993 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 32 moves, 0-1

Just faint bishop x-rays of h7, h6
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Breaking through the fiancheto
E Eliskases vs Bogoljubov, 1939 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Off collor Bs, doubled pawn attack, promotion
Karpov vs Akopian, 2006 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

Ng4, Qf5
Ahues vs Alekhine, 1936 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 0-1

'Needle' game (per Keene)
Kramnik vs Anand, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Wild-man Rubinstein
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

"Taking Out the Tarrasch"
Schlechter vs Tarrasch, 1900 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Variation (D34) 1-0
Flohr vs Maroczy, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

Majority attack from Carlsbad Position
Kasparov vs D H Campora, 1988 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Minority attack against K
B Esen vs Vitiugov, 2010 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Mad Keres
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Rook lift from IQP
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Unguarded gable
J Pinheiro vs B Thorfinnsson, 2001 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

A novel, Morphy-like destruction on g-file
Krasenkow vs Sveshnikov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Too much light on light-sqares (structure f6-g7-h6)
Karpov vs Shirov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 664 in Chess Informant Best Games 601-700
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Greek Gift entry
Pillsbury vs Burn, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

"The Pipe Game"
Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Smoking out the king along the 8-th
Ivanchuk vs Onischuk, 2005 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

Q+N+P : mates and promotions
Yusupov vs A Reuss, 2005 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 40 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein unchained
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack
V Vukovic vs A Vajda, 1925 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Taking advantage of Lasker queen offside
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Deadly N+Q
Onischuk vs I Kurnosov, 2009 
(D85) Grunfeld, 27 moves, 0-1

K side attack against Tartakower QGD
Flohr vs Saemisch, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Off collor B's
Bacrot vs Kramnik, 2002 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

Through locked chains
M Loiterstein vs Najdorf, 1994 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 0-1

Game 49 in Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn
Topalov vs Anand, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

White rooks knocking ...
Alekhine vs Kmoch, 1930 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

"plucked like a chicken"
Najdorf vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Black weak on Diagon Alley (a1-h8)
B Lalic vs Krasenkow, 2000 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 175 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Keres vs Petrosian, 1949 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

A classical siege; break down the h-file
L Shamkovich vs Bronstein, 1971 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 56 moves, 0-1

Game 74 in Pawn Power in Chess by Hans Kmoch
Flohr vs Bogoljubov, 1932 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 26 moves, 1-0

pay homage to Svetozar Gligoric's creativity, taste and deep in
Najdorf vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 48 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs Kavalek, 1972 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 38 moves, 1-0

Najdorf vs Boleslavsky, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 37 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1889 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1889 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1893 
(C00) French Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C59) Two Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Vidmar vs Tarrasch, 1906 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

Najdorf vs Tal, 1970 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 50 moves, 1-0

J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Game 30 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1890 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 38 moves, 1-0

Anthony Santasiere's "My Love Affair With Tchigorin"
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

32.? is 1165 Informant's 1980 Encyclopedia of Chess Middlegames
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Overworked R invites Q sac followed by royal family fork & fork
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 47 moves, 1-0

Diagram 66Tadeusz Czarnecki's bock: SZACH I MAT. Czytelnik 1953
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 faulty combo
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attk (C39) 1-0 Superb Mating Combo
Maroczy vs G V R Exner, 1894 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

103 games

 » View all game collections by fredthebear PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC