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M&M players... of the 21st Century
Compiled by fredthebear
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This is a collection split. Some of the "M" classics will remain until Fredthebear needs more space for the modern games.

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Notes by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 TWO Ns on the 3rd rank!!
G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

Elephant Trap; QGD: Cambridge Springs Defense
Mayet vs Harrwitz, 1848 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 1-0 Early surrender
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 11 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Bonnerjee Mohishunder helped generate the term "Indian Defense"
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1853 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

KGA, Philidor Gambit (C38) 1-0 PM sacs both kNights
Morphy vs A Meek, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Pierce Def (C52) 0-1 Exchange sac, Dbl N checkmate
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Benoni / Franco-Sicilian Defense (A43) 1-0 3 simultaneous pins
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 0-1 White is surrounded
Mongredien vs Morphy, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Robatsch Dbl Fio (B06) 1-0 Castle opp, P lever, Sac, Pin, Dflct
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Lindehn vs Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Reti's Mate
Maczuski vs Kolisch, 1863 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 1-0

BDG. Ziegler Def 5...c6 (D00) 1-0 White sacs P, R and N!
A L McAuley vs A Montalvan, 1865 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Mackenzie won the second and fourth American championships.
D Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1868 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Greek gift, 19 moves
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Once you start down that road of sacrifices... all-time famous
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Winawer(C15) 1-0 Ignore the threat, check for +
J Minckwitz vs S Mieses, 1872 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 Q takes poisoned b-pawn
Mackenzie vs E Alberoni, 1876 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 16 moves, 1-0

Johannes Metger (1850-1926)
Wemmers vs Metger, 1877 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

C11 1-0 22 Full force at the king!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Mason Attack (Soltis 4)
P Ware vs J Mason, 1882
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Mason/Sarratt Attack vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 N outpost on 6th
J Mason vs Gunsberg, 1883 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

D05 1-0 38 Defend the queenside, rake the kingside
Mackenzie vs Tarrasch, 1885 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Queen Pawn 2.Bf4 c5: Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 1-0 Discovery
J Mason vs Chigorin, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Embarrassing smothered mate B32 1-0 6
J McGrouther vs Robert McCann, 1893 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Swallow's Tail #
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD Marshall Defense (D06) 0-1 Namesake heats up g-file
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Notes by Tarrasch; Discovery+
J Mieses vs Blackburne, 1895  
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Q sac
J Mason vs J Mieses, 1895 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

sacrifices both Bs, both Rs, & mates in mid of board!!
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Beautiful Skewer and Bxf2+ trap of the Queen
H McMahon vs Marshall, 1897 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 moves, 0-1

QGD Orthodox Def. Pillsbury Var (D63) 1-0 Stunning move, indeed
Maroczy vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

D08 1-0 52 QM-- Classic example of the Hook Mate
Marshall vs W Napier, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Q fork 2 LPDO
W Napier vs Marshall, 1898 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann Def. Schönemann Attack (C63) 1-0Remove Def
G Marco vs H W Trenchard, 1898
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Q's Knight Var(D31) 1-0 Great Greco's Mate
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 80: World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C01) French, Exchange, 78 moves, 0-1

QGD Modern Variation (D53) 1-0 Pawn makes big contribution
Marshall vs G Marco, 1900 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Variation. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 Nx_+
J Mieses vs NN, 1900 
(C27) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern Var (D53) 1-0 Underpromotion w/a pin
Marshall vs J Mason, 1902 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

pg.173-177, "The Big Book of Chess" by Eric Schiller.
Marshall vs Moreau, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Volatile game; B bests N
Marshall vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 1-0Just moving a piece is bad
Maroczy vs Moreau, 1903 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Hit the 6th, Seize open lines
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Reinfeld's Chess Str'gy & T'ics... "A Typical Marshall Swindle"
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

‘My Most Exciting Game’, p.280-281 of 'CHESS', 14 April 1939
J Mieses vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C13) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly, Normal, Kan Line (B41) 1-0 Nxe6 opens door
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1905 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 13 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Def (C36) 1-0 Kickout the K and pick off pieces
G Marco vs Marshall, 1905 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48)1-0 Classic Queen Ending!
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

Beat the Barcza System - no e4 (A06) 0-1 Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

D00 Stonewall Attack; pawn storm leads to endgame win
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Lasker Defense (D53) 1-0 Marshall makes it look EZ
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game Classical Attack. Marshall Var(C42) 0-1Resting Qs
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in Chess Fundamentals by Jose R. Capablanca
Marshall vs Kupchik, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 1-0

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

*Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Q sacrifice, Pawn mate
S Mlotkowski vs Deacon, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit (D31) 0-1
Marshall vs J Daniels, 1915 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Steiner (C89) 0-1 Uncommon # pattern
W Frere vs Marshall, 1917 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 17 moves, 0-1

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Tripled pawns usually lose
W A T Schelfhout vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt (C45) 1-0Captures & Recaptures & Then What
J Mieses vs Euwe, 1921 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Anti-Colle 3...Bf5 (D04) 1-0 Black is one step behind
Maroczy vs D Marotti, 1922
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 Ultimate copy cat draw
Maroczy vs Reti, 1922 
(C01) French, Exchange, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Long Var (C55) 1-0 R deflection
Maroczy vs Vidmar, 1922 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Marshall's well-deserved brilliancy-prize performance
Marshall vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Keep threatening #
Marshall vs B Forsberg, 1924 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Susan Polgar reviews this game in her video series for beginner
Maroczy vs J H Blake, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz Var. Gledhill Attack (C11) 0-1 35...0-0
Marshall vs Maroczy, 1926 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 0-1

K's English. 4Knights (A28) 0-1 Often, the 1st R should capture
Meesen vs H Mueller, 1928 
(A28) English, 13 moves, 0-1

Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review, February 1944
Baratz vs Menchik, 1928 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Vera Menchik (1906-1944); Women's World Champion (1927-1944)
Menchik vs Colle, 1929 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 39 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Pin, R sac, Spearhead
Marshall vs Vladimir Petrov, 1930 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Game 446 of 500 Master Games of Chess III by Tartakower/du Mont
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall Classical->Modern (A95) 0-1 Clever deflections!
Menchik vs Yates, 1932 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 34 moves, 0-1

C-K Panov Attack. Modern Def Mieses Line (B14) 1-0 Pin # square
V Mikenas vs Flohr, 1933 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 20 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 f6 is bad!
J Mieses vs NN, 1933 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

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

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 1-0 g-pawn is immune due to R+ skewer
V Makogonov vs Rauzer, 1937 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Deflection sets up JHB's #
Menchik vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense A40 1-0 50
Fine vs V Mikenas, 1938
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 Six N moves??
Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938 
(A21) English, 12 moves, 1-0

London System 5.Bd3? blunder crushed by Qb6 raid (D02) 0-1
A Lougheed-Freedman vs Menchik, 1939 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 Double Rs sac
J M Craddock vs J Mieses, 1939 
(A25) English, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0 Black neglects dev
Marshall vs H Rogosin, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

SWG, Marshall leaves B en prise for 6 moves & sacs another.
Marshall vs A Cass, 1941 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anti-Anti-Grünfeld(A17) 1-0 FJMnotes
Santasiere vs Marshall, 1941  
(A17) English, 24 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 in 9 moves
U Zak vs J Mieses, 1944 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 P roller both wings!
V Mikenas vs Kotov, 1949 
(A80) Dutch, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var. Classical Def (C83) 0-1 Central passer
Lilienthal vs V Makogonov, 1951
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 46 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accptd Classical (B21) 1-0 Dbl R lift sacs
Matulovic vs V Sokolov, 1953 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Scheveningen (B21) 1-0 K torture
Matulovic vs L Segi, 1953 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD. Hastings Variation (D30) 1-0 Knights open the way!
N Minev vs O Neikirch, 1954
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Push Var (B21) 1-0 Maroczy Bind
Matulovic vs Z Vospernik, 1955 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 Almost castle mate
Mednis vs D Byrne, 1956 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Alapin/Smith-Morra Declined/French Adv (B22) 1-0Free will offer
Matulovic vs Kozomara, 1957 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 48 moves, 1-0

F1N! A15 0-1 34
Larsen vs C Munoz, 1957 
(A15) English, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 29 in How to Beat Bobby Fischer by Edmar Mednis
Fischer vs C Munoz, 1960 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Two Knights Var (D32) 0-1 Stunning finish removes
S Hamann vs N Minev, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Paris Gambit (A00) 1-0 The six pawn gambit?!
H E Myers vs Tirso Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 e5 (A00) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
I McNab vs Miles, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56)1-0 Pseudo Pillsbury # w/Q
F J Moyano Morales vs C Merlo, 1967 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Henrique da Costa Mecking (1952-)
Mecking vs A Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B95) 1-0 Nxe6 sac arranges spearhead
G Mukhin vs I Platonov, 1969 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical. Cordel G. (C64) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
S Mariotti vs Nunn, 1970 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank (B87) 0-1 Skewer+, Pin
Miles vs S Mariotti, 1970
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

Mexican Defense (A50) 0-1 Smothered attack nets Q for N & B
Venert vs V Mechkarov, 1970 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Mecking's great double decoy to create a royal skewer
Mecking vs L A Tan, 1973 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Edmar John Mednis (1937-2002)
Mednis vs Timman, 1974 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Aggressive!
Ljubojevic vs S Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical (B72) 0-1 White style in the center
J Fichtl vs Miles, 1975
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 29 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Variation (D16) 1-0 2 En prise
Miles vs E Preissmann, 1976 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Mecking takes down Miles the only time they play
Mecking vs Miles, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical (B72) 0-1 N sac nets Q
Larsen vs Miles, 1978
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 28 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Def 2.d5 3.e4 (A40) Q exchange; Unpin w/a Dbl Attack
Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Volume 26, Chess Informant Golden Games
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Def (A10) 0-1 Constant counters
L Ogaard vs Miles, 1978 
(A10) English, 19 moves, 0-1

English: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Delayed Dutch Leningr
J Rodgaard vs A J Mestel, 1978
(A10) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Var (D34) 0-1 Fascinating!
Ribli vs Marjanovic, 1979 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Q sac in the nick of
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Best game prize 1980 olympics. Amazing King Chase
A J Mestel vs N Renman, 1980 
(C15) French, Winawer, 49 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B32) 1-0 Mini: Bxf7+, Ne6 hits Royalty
L Mischke vs Miarczynski, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

French Advance. 5.Bd7 Euwe Var (C02)1-0 R sac puts K on platter
V Muratov vs M A Makarov, 1981 
(C02) French, Advance, 18 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Symmetrical Var (D32) 1-0 Dbl B sacs
Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense 1...Nc6 2.d5 (A40) 0-1 White fails to castle
M Gerusel vs Miles, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Def. Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 1
Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Smyslov System (A22) 1-0 Cornered
Miles vs Plaskett, 1983 
(A22) English, 19 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense / St. George Defense (A40) 1-0 Space advantage
Miles vs S Chaivichit, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 0-1 No Q trap
G Ligterink vs Miles, 1984 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Dbl B sacs, R lift
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

K Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 Pretty deep for opening trap
L Mouillaux vs J M Matisson, 1985 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Tony Miles: 'It's Only Me,' by Geoff Lawton
Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Defense (C46) 1-0 common miniature
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall Cntrgambit (C31) 0-1
Spassky vs P Motwani, 1987 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Variation (D02) 0-1 Mean Qs
D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 1-0 Q sac allows promotion
Mikhalchishin vs Shirov, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 1-0

You won't believe your eyes A58 1-0 36
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 Q sac for unstoppable passer
V Malaniuk vs J Ivanov, 1989 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Should be (A88) Dutch L; annotated in Chess Informant (47/141)
Miles vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Kennedy. Linksspringer (B00) 0-1 Down a Rook
Kaidanov vs Miles, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Cochrane Gambit. Center Variation (C42) 1-0 Q grab Deflects B
Messinger vs M Rack, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B95) 0-1 Remarkably calm defense
M Morris vs P Moulin, 1991 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 18 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Kavalek Def (E62) 0-1 Pawn giveaway
A M Galliamova vs A J Mestel, 1993
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 22 moves, 0-1

Wow!! One of the best games of the late English GM Tony Miles
S Atalik vs Miles, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Kennedy. Linksspringer Variation (B00)
D H Campora vs Miles, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 34 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

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Pins win
Morozevich vs Onischuk, 1994
(C59) Two Knights, 32 moves, 1-0

fc KGA 'Wagenbach-Defense' 3...h5 (C34) 1-0 Sac Nxg5, Bxf7+ etc
N R McDonald vs R J Dive, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz (C11) 0-1 Faith in Black Knights
Morozevich vs V P Moskalenko, 1994 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) · 1-0
G Minchev vs V Velev, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit. ML (D31) 1-0 Pins galore
A Maksimenko vs Krasenkow, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside Pawn Roller
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Two Knts Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Don't take that N
Morozevich vs Onischuk, 1996 
(C59) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

31 ... Rb8-b4+! 0-1 as White c3-pawn pinned to d3-mating square
D Antic vs D Milanovic, 1996 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" 1922
G Milos vs N Murshed, 1997 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Missing light-squared B
Kholmov vs Morozevich, 1998
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 48 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

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

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

Petrov Def. Classical Attk. Jaenisch (C42) 1-0 P sac, penetrate
Morozevich vs Shirov, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 57 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

Nimzowitsch Defense (B00) 0-1 Q penetration & connected Rooks
R J Maliangkay vs Miles, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Resourceful @ 12 years old!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 43 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs Janowski, 1907 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Q sac for discovered attk
J Perlis vs J Mieses, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO B
O Matjushin vs G Matjushin, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

French Burn Var. Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Closed center holds
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 0-0-0 Spearhead
Shirov vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

Damiano Def 3.Nxe5 fxNe5 4.Qh5+ Ke7 No d5 (C40) 1-0 EZ pickin
K Million vs J Marx, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Chigorin Def. Exchange, Costa's Line (D07) 0-1 Win w/doubled Ps
D Rogozenco vs Morozevich, 2000 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Morozevich showed us the 7.Nf3 in the French Defence :-)
I A Nataf vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C13) French, 63 moves, 0-1

(Underestimated) Rossolimo brillancies (B31) 1-0
Morozevich vs McShane, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/Reversed Lngrd Dutch (A00) 1-0 Kside vs Qside
N R McDonald vs P Thipsay, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

KID Normal (E70) 0-1 Check and fork, removes K as defender
R Bates vs A J Mestel, 2001 
(E70) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Qk kill of French Rubinstein Var, Blackburne Def. (C10) 1-0
Morozevich vs Van Wely, 2002 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Spearhead on the open h-file
Morozevich vs Ljubojevic, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Artful Q play
McShane vs A Ramaswamy, 2002
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 Incredible Combination; Remove Guard
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def (C63)0-1 P roller promo; Dovetail#
Yudasin vs D Monokroussos, 2002 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Connected passers
Morozevich vs Anand, 2003 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 35 moves, 1-0

SSicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 pf6 jam for Lolli's Mate
D Mastrovasilis vs K Bischoff, 2003
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def. (C25) 1-0 Attacks on opposite wings
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Neo-Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Two N traps
E Berg vs McShane, 2003 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Isolated Ps & weak squares crumble
J Rowson vs V Malakhov, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1/2-1/2
Matulovic vs C Micic, 2003
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Smothered Mate
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Sacs yield 2 Hogs on the 8th
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French / Sicilian (B40) 1-0 Good kNight, Bad kNight
A Minasian vs Ehlvest, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Raphael Variation (A80) 0-1 zugzwang
T Meynard vs A Minasian, 2004 
(A80) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Knice save!
Sveshnikov vs Macieja, 2004 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Blindfold thriller
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2004 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Blindfold complication
Morozevich vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

If you're looking for a reason not to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Notes by Boris Schipkov; "obvious" but only if you are on the l
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Deflection 31.b4!
McShane vs Lagno, 2004 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Deflected
C Milton vs C Lakdawala, 2004
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Short Circuit N+ & fork LDPO responds w/CHECKMATE!
Short vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

4Iso Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 42.Ne4!
Macieja vs McShane, 2005 
(A48) King's Indian, 100 moves, 1-0

QGA Showalter Variation (D24) 1-0 Sacrifices for the Passer
Mamedyarov vs S Ernst, 2005 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Albin Countergambit. Alapin Variation (D08) 0-1 Always forward!
I Sokolov vs Morozevich, 2005 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Miniature
V Malakhov vs Areshchenko, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Semi-Leningrad Variation (A81) · 1/2-1/2
Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 2005
(A81) Dutch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Morozevich vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

B12 1-0 50
Morozevich vs Anand, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0 Photo
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 1...d6, 4...e5 (C41) 1/2- No serious threats
A Moiseenko vs Morozevich, 2005
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var Miles Line (B04) 1-0Great Attk
E Najer vs Mamedyarov, 2005 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Qs ending
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2005 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Simul
A J Mestel vs K Menyah, 2005 
(B32) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 Pins & h-file pawn lever work
K Menyah vs A J Mestel, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Chigorin Var (C00) 0-1 Transposes to Dbl KP
V Zvjaginsev vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD. Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 Battery on h7
A Moiseenko vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 3-Piece Greco Mate
Leko vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Mamedyarov is one helluva tactician, born to play these IQP pos
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Both low on time
Morozevich vs Radjabov, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 92 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Zaitsev System (C92) 0-1 27 pages of kibitz
A Volokitin vs Morozevich, 2006 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 59 moves, 0-1

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

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 One B exits, another B enters
P Morriss vs J McDonnell, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stonewall Defense (D45) 0-1 Queens EG
R Ruck vs Morozevich, 2006 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 977 in Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2006 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var(E39) 1/2-K&Q vs cornered K&R
Morozevich vs Jakovenko, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Reynolds' Var (D48) 1-0 Rob the pin, +
Morozevich vs O Korneev, 2006 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B95) 0-1 b-file blast
M Mrdja vs Mecking, 2006 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 W ends one move ahead.
V Malakhov vs V Milov, 2006
(B20) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 1/2
Motylev vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C48) Four Knights, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Debated; N&P EG
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 80 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1
A Mista vs A Moiseenko, 2007
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov`s Selected Games
Mamedyarov vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Be2 delayed (C41) 1-0 Stretch the board
N Mamedov vs T Mamedjarova, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 0-1 Back ranker
A Timofeev vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 58 moves, 0-1

Game 57 in Champions -New Millennium (Ftacnik/Kopec/Browne)
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation (D15) 0-1 Black gets away w/crooked pawns
Karpov vs Morozevich, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77) 1-0 Great game
Motylev vs B Savchenko, 2007 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense (D07) 1/2-1/2
Mamedyarov vs Morozevich, 2008 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2


Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 0-1Tremendous compensation
Leko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Four queens; Black pulls off the perpetual check draw
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 146 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav, Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Black squeezed out of play
V M Mikhalevski vs K Miton, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Jakovenko was repeating moves which gave Morozevich time to imp
Jakovenko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Miniature: Smothered mate
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 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

C91 1-0 56
F Vallejo Pons vs Mecking, 2009 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

B18 1-0 34
Movsesian vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 0-1 Unusual Kside Def
Caruana vs D Milanovic, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 0-1

French XRussian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) Draw
M Muzychuk vs A Muzychuk, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird's, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0Excellent anticipation
A Muzychuk vs V Solovjova, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Twisted center
Motylev vs Shirov, 2009 
(C48) Four Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Note the various Rook moves
Morozevich vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna. Quiet Var (D44) 0-1 The Big Zero
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld (A16) 0-1Lateral pins
Nakamura vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. (A80) 1-0 Moro's rook on 7th is too hot to handle!
Morozevich vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Underpromotion+
Svidler vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

An instructive attack on a fianchettoed position!
Y Dembo vs G Mammadova, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Guard
A Moiseenko vs M Moskwinski, 2010
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Mieses-Kotroc (B01) 1-0 Nxf7 shades of Alekhine
Movsesian vs K Piorun, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

King's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 0-1 Very nice game by both
McShane vs Efimenko, 2011 
(A25) English, 48 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Romantic race
J S Miller vs N Mitkov, 2011
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 That danm horsie
Morozevich vs Vitiugov, 2011 
(C11) French, 34 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

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Knights Tour
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 1-0 This wild one is up for grabs!!
V Malakhov vs Movsesian, 2012 
(A09) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q & P ending
McShane vs Kramnik, 2012 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 94 moves, 1-0

English Opening: K's English Var (A20) 1-0 Photo links in blog
V M Mikhalevski vs Short, 2012 
(A20) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Invading Qs!
V M Mikhalevski vs R Gardner, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Variation (B12) 1/2-1/2 Action-packed
A Muzychuk vs Sutovsky, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Turkish Delight". Best game of the Chess Olympiad 2012
S Milliet vs V Gunina, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 59 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 0-1 R sac, Spearheaded
N Croad vs D Mehmeti, 2012 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 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

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 This game will drive you nuts
A Volokitin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47) 1-0 A knight on the rim is d
A Muzychuk vs A Mezioud, 2012 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Infamous move 40
Morozevich vs Caruana, 2012 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 35: Chess Secrets - Romantics by Craig Pritchett
Morozevich vs Leko, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical Var. Greco Gambit (C53) 0-1 Tricky battle
M Lewicki vs V Malaniuk, 2012
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 45 moves, 0-1

(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0
Gelfand vs Morozevich, 2013 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Classical, Quiet System Chigorin Line (B08) · 1/2-1/2
M Matlakov vs Mamedyarov, 2013
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch (Classical, Stonewall, Leningrad) are interchangeable.
N Maisuradze vs M Muzychuk, 2013 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 N sac!
M Vavulin vs Morozevich, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1

Beautiful win on the road to winning the 2014 EICC in Yerevan
Motylev vs A Tari, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Semi-Leningrad (A81) 1-0 Forced simplification
Mamedyarov vs Svidler, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin bxNc3, d4 (B22) 1-0 When to take the c-pawn?
R Mamedov vs R Wojtaszek, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 54 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Double Fianchetto (A06) · 1-0
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2014 
(A06) Reti Opening, 96 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def 2.b3 Var (B20) 1-0 Closed position w/open g-file
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2014
(B20) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

World Rapid Championship (2014) Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack
A Moiseenko vs Lu Shanglei, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Maroczy Defense (B07) 1-0 Immediate Q exchange
A Moiseenko vs R Mamedov, 2014 
(B07) Pirc, 67 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Edge Variation (A45) 1-0 Stunning Discovery
Mamedyarov vs Judit Polgar, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

B18 1-0 29
B De Jong-Muhren vs A Aranaz Murillo, 2014
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 0-1 The B pair rules
Jakovenko vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 1/2- Minor piece sacs even out
Leko vs Morozevich, 2014
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 Foolish Black Knights
Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2015 
(E61) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attack vs French-Sicilian (A07) 1-0Must Know this EG
Zhong Zhang vs D Marciano, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 f5 pawn lever
Motylev vs D Gochelashvili, 2016 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack. Gruenfeld Var. ML (D03) 0-1 Unstoppable P roller
V Artemiev vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 31 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Chelyabinsk (B33)0-1 33...?
A Holmsten vs G Mohr, 2001 
(B33) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) 1-0 14.?
Movsesian vs N Miezis, 2008 
(B40) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Link to Kavalek's Washington Post chess column May 21, 2007
Mamedyarov vs Topalov, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 N ending w/foresight
A Zhigalko vs Motylev, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 61 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 vs Indian Def, Bg5 vs Bg7 (A40) 1-0 World Blitz
E Moradiabadi vs V Malakhov, 2014
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk: Classical Def. 4.BxNf6 QxB Nimzowitsch Var (A46)1-0
E Moradiabadi vs R Antonio, 2001
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attk: 3.c4 (A06) 1-0 Cap, Recapture, N+ fork
E Moradiabadi vs M Sharbaf, 2001
(A06) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 No time for dessert
E Moradiabadi vs A Al-Bahadly, 2001
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) 1/2-1/2 Rising stars
M Mosadeghpour vs M Marek, 2015
(B50) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Classical Fianchetto (E67)0-1 1st place tournament tie-brk
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 64 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 watch the Pawns go!
M Muzychuk vs O Girya, 2016 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 48 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 1-0 R vs N ending
E Mensch vs B Marchyllie, 2001 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 64 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Is your roof on fire?
R Mamedov vs U Bajarani, 2010 
(B53) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Impressive
Anand vs V Milov, 2005 
(C10) French, 50 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Quiet Line (A57) 0-1 28...?
N Morozov vs A Minasian, 2018 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0
Mamedyarov vs Morozevich, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Exchange with 6.e4 (D72) 1-0 IQP advances
Mamedyarov vs D Vocaturo, 2013 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 hit h7
V Malakhov vs A Volokitin, 2004 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 R sac works
N Mitkov vs Rublevsky, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Traditional (D30) 1-0 Unique Bxf7; Stockfish notes
Mamedyarov vs Kasimdzhanov, 2019 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 1-0 creative risk
Morozevich vs Ponomariov, 2008 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 half-open g-file pin
Motylev vs Koneru, 2006 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Fishbein vs N Mitkov, 2011
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

N Mitkov vs R Presswood, 2011
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 31 moves, 1-0

N Mitkov vs E O Rodriguez, 2011
(C28) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 1-0

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