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1980s King Pins & Pawns
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Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Bronstein Var (B41) 1-0 Underpromo
Fedorowicz vs E B Meyer, 1978 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Underpromotion to N draws vs R
L Day vs Timman, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 1/2-1/2 Mad Rook Device
Chandler vs B Feustel, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening vs 2...Qd6 (A00) 0-1 Silman link
N Lalic vs Uhlmann, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Kadas Opening 1.h4?! (A00) 1-0 White wins a piece in 8 moves!?
G Welling vs E ten Haaf, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Ne7 5. Qh5+ (A00) 1-0 QxN robs the pin
W Brinkmann vs K H Woschkat, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Grob vs e5, Bc5, Nc6 (A00) 1-0 Fine attack w/open g-file
G Welling vs D Webbink, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 0-1 Black castles in 4 moves, serenades K
H Dobosz vs J B Bednarski, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Hungarian / Dbl Fio vs Baltic/NY System (A00) 1-0 P Dovetail #!
J M Hodgson vs S Agdestein, 1986 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

John Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures -- see notes
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Tartakower Bb7, Be7 (A07) 0-1 Ns shake things up!
J D Sullivan vs Ivanchuk, 1986 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

KIA Sicilian, French Var (B40) 1-0 Keen B sac, pawn breakthru
Leko vs W Heckel, 1989 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 319 in Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Gligoric, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 4.Bg2, f4 (B26) 0-1 Black N tour security for Q
R Hawkes vs K Spraggett, 1986 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

KIA vs NY System d5, Bf5 (A07) 1-0 Ruthless Kside ruckus
Vaganian vs Sveshnikov, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

KIA vs NY System d5, Bf5 (A07) 1-0 Steady Qside rise in temp
Vaganian vs Beliavsky, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed. Fianchetto (B25) 1-0 Resigning in a won position
Veprek vs I David Glaz, 1982 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Not the famous SFBF movie draw
Waitzkin vs J Sarwer, 1985 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Notes by Carsten Hoi; White gives Epaullette Mate w/Q sac, Rook
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Macho Grob Spike (A40/B00) 0-1 Black rooks win race
C Laird vs M Basman, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Pseudo-Torre 7.f4 vs Modern Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Phenomenal
Kasparov vs Ljubojevic, 1987 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 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

Polish Defense (A40) 1-0 Greek gift
Tarjan vs J M Hodgson, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Unreal Q sac & killer N
Dusan Rajkovic vs Z Jeraj, 1989 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Stalemate with all the pieces still on board in just 12 moves
J Hohmeister vs T Frank, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense (B06)1-0 White wins w/out developing either N?!!
E J Diemer vs Cerff, 1983 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 IMlday notes
L Day vs Benko, 1980 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 30 moves, 1-0

Great "wrong opening" game with very helpful commentary.
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

St. George Defense 3.c4 bxc4 (B00) 1-0 Q forks f7 & LPDO Bishop
Mackowiak vs Kusiak, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Four Pawns Attk. Main Line (B03) 1-0 Where's he going?
G den Broeder vs T de Veij, 1980 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in The Greatest Ever Chess Strategies by Sam Collins
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 206 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
Tal vs Kasparov, 1980 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Classical 5.Bd3!? (B18) 1-0 Gambit per Tarrasch
C Reilly vs M Tavel, 1980 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 11 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attack / Semi-Tarrasch (B13) 1-0 Classic
Karpov vs Hort, 1980 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 61 moves, 1-0

Game 94, "Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games"
Karpov vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 N sac; Rob the pin
M Karp vs E Lobron, 1980 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation (B46) 1-0 Q&B Battery
J Acers vs Parsons, 1980 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

A nice trap in the Sicilian; its not in many books!
A J Goldsby vs E Jonsson, 1980 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 291: Chess Informant Best Games 201-300
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 29: Chess Informant Best Game of Each Volume 1-64
Karpov vs Huebner, 1980 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 293 in Chess Informant Best Games 201-300
Karpov vs Spassky, 1980 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 84: The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms.
G Zaichik vs Psakhis, 1980 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Dizzy Sacrifices
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 0-1 Beaten like rented mules
Van der Wiel vs Browne, 1980 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 53 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0Back-to-back N sacs arrange discover+
Chiburdanidze vs Dvoirys, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 0-1 10...Rf8!
B Wall vs T Magee, 1980 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 19 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 0-1 Early exchange sac
Kupreichik vs Yusupov, 1980 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann, Dyckhoff (C63) 1-0 Wait for the axe to fall
Timman vs H Bohm, 1980 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Caro Var (C70) 1-0Resembles Kostics' Trap
T Martin vs NN, 1980 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1 W missed draw
W Wittmann vs A Rodriguez Cespedes, 1980 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 0-1

Puzzle of the day 16 Sep 2007
Tal vs Spassky, 1980 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 44 moves, 1-0

C-K Def Karpov. Modern Kasparov Attk (B17) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Tal vs J Flesch, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Ng6!
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0 Two opening authors
A Kosten vs E Schiller, 1981 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

35.Qxd4!! is one of the best moves seen on a chessboard
Okhotnik vs V Berezhnoi, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance, Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Pins & Needles
G Chandler vs R Kynoch, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 75 in The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
I A Kopylov vs S Korolev, 1981 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central X$(B22) 1-0Common unpin
S Jackson vs B Sinka, 1981
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices so bold they're borderline disrespectful!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

CHESS: 5334 Problems, Combos & Games as Game #4673 on p.868-869
P Needham vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(B33) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo (B30) 1-0 Wild, Wild Horses
Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen Variation (B46) 1-0 N&B trap royalty at home
M S Tseitlin vs I Taimanov, 1981 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 15.e6!! outstanding shot
J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 18.?
Soltis vs D B Gurevich, 1981 
(B89) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Book it
Geller vs Kasparov, 1981 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Najdorf Var (B96) 0-1 coordinated Horwitz Bishops
Yudasin vs Kasparov, 1981 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Reversed Philidor Formation (C00) 0-1 Dbl B Sac
J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

KGD Petrov's Defense (C30) 1-0 White N on 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th
Bronstein vs Yusupov, 1981 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ...0-0-0? (C53) 1-0
Nunn vs S G Finlayson, 1981 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 3 Pieces hit f7, h7 w/pins
B Wall vs V Duncan, 1981 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Nyholm Attk (C65) 1-0Smothered Queenmate!!
Motilev vs Tschirkow, 1981 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Classical. Modern ML (C64) 1-0 dxe5 piles on pinned N
W Pritchard vs I Hund, 1981 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

G121: The Soviet Champships by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Yudasin vs Psakhis, 1981
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 Outside P
Karpov vs Nunn, 1982 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Czech Point
Hort vs Chandler, 1982 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B70) 0-1 Tal sacs a rook, gets the upperhand
Bronstein vs Tal, 1982 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B19) 1-0 Little known gem
Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Dual promotions
Spassky vs Karpov, 1982 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 84 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation (B16) 0-1 Poisoned Bishop
K Aseev vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 14 moves, 0-1

Tal opens the Queenside to beat Bronstein
Tal vs Bronstein, 1982 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Miniature: Q Sortie
B Ivanovic vs Grigic, 1982 
(B27) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern, Kasparov Attk (B17) 1-0 Bxh7+, RxNd7, Nxf7
Tal vs Miles, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 From Q to K
Beliavsky vs M Stean, 1982 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Black puts 6 pieces Qside
H Zieher vs H Huenerkopf, 1982 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 1-0 Very Tal-like!
Sznapik vs O Foisor, 1982 
(B83) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Owen Def. Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 6...Bg7 Out of business
G den Broeder vs W Wegener, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 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

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Epaulette Mate sideways
M Kremer vs L Schandorff, 1982 
(B53) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Karpov sac attack
Karpov vs Sax, 1983 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Variation (B16) 1-0 20.?
Miles vs Hort, 1983 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Matanovic Attack (B82) 0-1 b-file sacs
K Hulak vs Adorjan, 1983 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Counter threat is too slow
S Buecker vs C Herbrechtsmeier, 1983
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 0-1

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 g-pawn sac and en prise N on 6th!
Hartston vs J Richardson, 1983 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Lasker Var (B01) 1/2-1/2
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1983
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 ML 1/2-1/2 16...Nxe4! novelty
Nunn vs Browne, 1983 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. ML (B89) 1-0 Smashin' Sac Attack
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 5...Be6 6.Bd3(C42) 1-0Pin
K G Shirazi vs G Lane, 1983 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Short resigns after retracting his illegal 0-0-0!
W Watson vs Short, 1983 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Dunst/C-K Def.: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 1-0 K walk!!
Chiburdanidze vs Short, 1983 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1Uncastled vs 0-0
L Morin vs K Spraggett, 1983 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 16.? Clincher!
Van der Wiel vs J van Baarle, 1983 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Superb!
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 Sideways Swallow's Tail Mate
Herrings vs Janssen, 1983 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Qh4 Horwitz Attack (C45) 1-0 Nxc7 is immune
Sakirsjanow vs Usmanow, 1983 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin, Barmen Def (B22)1-0Black picks his poison
G Lane vs J Flesch, 1983 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def 2...b5!? (B02) 1-0 Odd but entertaining
B Ivanovic vs V Kovacevic, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 2 unsound sacrifices
E J Diemer vs Hunn, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B44) 0-1 White's Kside catches fire
E Grant vs Salov, 1983 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed 3.f4 4.Bc4(B23) 1-0Methodical Kside destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

2Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack K March (C57) 1-0 Whewooie$
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1/2-1/2 A fighting draw
J Kulbacki vs B Finegold, 1983 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C44) 0-1 A New England Legend
D Edelman vs J A Curdo, 1983 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Modern Var (B54) 1-0 That pesky knight on d5!
B Ivanovic vs Ermenkov, 1983 
(B54) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 1-0 All long rangers prod
A Lukin vs T Khasanov, 1983 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Modern Line (B44) 1-0 Making a b-line
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Variation (C45) 0-1 Great stuff!
Timman vs Karpov, 1984 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def McDonnell Attack Dbl Fio (B21) 1-0 Overextended
Hebden vs D King, 1984
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Old Line (C32) 1-0 W survives
Reprinuev vs Belishev, 1984 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 44 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 GT2K Another Nxg5 sac opens Kside
G Bartis vs J S Morgado, 1984 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 12...Bxc2 backfires
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1984 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11)1-0 Q sac, Anastasia's #
Nunn vs Sutton, 1984 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

5-move howler; Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1
K G Shirazi vs J Peters, 1984 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

C-K Def: Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern Var (B10) 1-0 Charge!
Short vs A Dunnington, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 0-1 White to lose his Rh1.
H Huenerkopf vs Spassky, 1984 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Game 340: Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...Ne7 (C45)1-0 NxNe5 unpin, Legall's Mate threat
Malych vs Eidelberg, 1984 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 17 straight pawn moves
E J Diemer vs T Heiling, 1984 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Modern Def (B06) 0-1 Notes by RK. White exchanges, backs down.
M Aaron vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1 Notes by Keene
G Hjorth vs Keene, 1984  
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf Bxb5 (B96) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
J de Wit vs L Gutman, 1984 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Very efficient
L Owen vs R L Mapes, 1984 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Zwishenzug check doesn't work but White doesn't know that.
B Jonasson vs Angantysson, 1986 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 The Six Wives
B Belopolsky vs B M Kogan, 1984 
(B30) Sicilian, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0 RxBf7, N interfere
R Tischbierek vs Tseshkovsky, 1984 
(B83) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 0-1 X-Ray back ranker
H Einarsson vs Hector, 1984 
(B40) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 One for computers
G Kuzmin vs A Choudhary, 1984 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Doubled Rooks, P wedge
A Sacks vs M Micayabas, 1984 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Brilliant - beyond all recall, Black is "Knee-capped" here!
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Game # 89 in the Soltis book, "The 100 Best."
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Blindfolded Blast!
Kasparov vs Mephisto, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Black sacs come up short
Kasparov vs Constellation, 1985 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Perhaps the Dutch pronunciation is TEA-MAN..., not TIME-MAN.
Timman vs Kasparov, 1985 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

KGA Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Minor sacs, Discovery!
Pettersson vs Nielsen, 1985 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Maroczy Line (B74) 1-0Triple h-file
Kupreichik vs V Tukmakov, 1985 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf11. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 Blood Bath!
Timman vs Ljubojevic, 1985 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Panov Attack. Modern Def(B14) 0-1Castled K wins again
Miles vs Yusupov, 1985 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B63) 1-0 Remove the Guard!
E G F Hellers vs Piket, 1985 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical (B72) 0-1 Oops!
Short vs Chiburdanidze, 1985 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B32) 0-1 Double Attack
Short vs Larsen, 1985 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Halasz-McDonnell Gambit (C21) 1-0 Orginator deals
T Halasz vs Gritschuk, 1985 
(C21) Center Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Halasz-McDonnell Gambit (C21) 1-0 Kside assault
T Halasz vs Tanin, 1985 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3(C42) 1/2-Correspond
R Roloff vs T Weigel, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

One night in Bangkok makes the hard man humble!
M Fette vs B Perenyi, 1985 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

Borg Defense 4.h4 (B00) 1-0 White's timely h-file action rules
Wolff vs T Wall, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

"You can't win by resigning!" -Tartakower; 39...Qf7! saves it.
A Martorelli vs Antunes, 1985 
(C49) Four Knights, 39 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. B's Gambit Boden Var (C33) 1-0 Showdown of the Knights
H Westerinen vs O Moen, 1985 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

Hungarian goulash, pálinka, barmaids, paparazzi, the great1980s
Sax vs Adorjan, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 1 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 18 in 'How Good is your Chess?' by Daniel John King.
Tal vs Hoi, 1985 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Two Knights Var (C00) 0-1 Useful K charge
I Rogers vs Drasko, 1985
(C00) French Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 K walk
Anand vs de Firmian, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0Early Kside P roller
T Ernst vs Jansa, 1986
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

M Jadoul vs Karpov, 1986 
(B44) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 Horse collared
J Rush vs Illescas Cordoba, 1986 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 35 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

French Def Tarrasch Var C03) 0-1 Exchange sac opens g-file
G Kitts vs Gulko, 1986 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 0-1

How to blast open a closed position and checkmate.
de Firmian vs B M Kogan, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Fantastic tussle
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 0-1 Hanging N, compromised Q
Nunn vs Kasparov, 1986 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 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

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 Reverse pin blocked-double pin to win!
Kupreichik vs Sveshnikov, 1986 
(B30) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

44.f5!? Bxe3?? 45.Rg7+ Kxg7 Game drawn by stalemate!
M Apicella vs Lautier, 1986 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

GM N. McDonald's book, "Chess: The art of logical thinking"
Nunn vs A Sokolov, 1986 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1 Center tactics
H Barber vs Zsofia Polgar, 1987 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Pawns & pins
Judit Polgar vs I Kientzler-Guerlain, 1986 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 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

150A f3, g4 vs Modern Dbl Elongated Fio (B06) 1-0 Nxe6+ sac
Short vs Kavalek, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: unClosed (B23) 1-0 Swift punishment
Spassky vs D Hepner, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 16 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Accelerated Panov Attk. Open Var (B10) 1-0 Qc2 attks 2
Tal vs G Garcia Gonzalez, 1986 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Instructive Pin sequence
M Mansoor vs Valentine Cox, 1986 
(C57) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Accepted (C51) 1-0Spearhead Q fork f7 & P snatcher
B Wall vs L Shameson, 1986 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Bronstein (C69) 0-1U must cross frontier line
E Raaste vs Nickoloff, 1986 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0Common miniature on 6th
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Bd3?!(C42)1-0 9 MOVER!!
L Teemae vs P Klemettinen, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0Castled K wins again w/help from Q pin
W Watson vs T Karolyi Jr., 1986
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandi. Exchange (B00) 1-0 Pin, Kside blast
M Sixtensson vs G West, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

KGD. Petrov's Def (C30) 1-0 Early exchanges, Qless MG passers
Judit Polgar vs S Villegas, 1986
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 BLACK K MARCH!!
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1984 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 1-0 Wildfire!
Miles vs J Veerman, 1986 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Gligoric Variation (C69) 1-0 70.?
Anand vs P Thipsay, 1987 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 70 moves, 1-0

Spanish Open (C83) 0-1 Sac speeds things along, promotion looms
Yurtaev vs Anand, 1987 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attk crushes ...Be7 (B14) 1-0 No Black Ns
Anand vs Adams, 1987 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Early sac Nd5 in the Sicilian Chameleon leads to Q trap.
Smirin vs Gelfand, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern Var (B04) 1-0 Q shocker; N fork awaits
Hort vs S Buecker, 1987 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 17 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) Dbl R Sac Draw
Balashov vs Bareev, 1987 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dragon. Classical Battery Variation (B73) 1-0 f6 gets flattened
Illescas Cordoba vs Rachels, 1987 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 0-1 Zwischenfork!
Wolff vs Ivanchuk, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B13) 1-0 Q BOOM!
Kaidanov vs Anand, 1987 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern (B10) 1-0Shift the attack
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf English Attack (B90) 0-1Pins and dropped Pawns
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 52 moves, 0-1

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 En prise Ns. Tripled Ps lose.
Zsofia Polgar vs Flear, 1987 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Q sac, N fork
A Harju vs M Liimatta, 1987 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern(B62) 0-1Violence both sides
Kudrin vs M Wilder, 1987 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 34 moves, 0-1

The game was of course agreed drawn in advance.
Miles vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Discovery wins a pawn, Qs come off
Short vs Ljubojevic, 1987 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Modern Var (B17) 1-0 Find the Mate in 5
Chandler vs Huebner, 1987 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1 Castle anyway
W Watson vs Piket, 1987
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter (B08) 1-0Rob the back rank Def
Tal vs Quinteros, 1987 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

French Winawer Adv. (C19) 1-0 2 Bishops in full effect
Short vs Timman, 1987 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: Pribyl (B07) 0-1 Rook X-Ray defense gets Q back
Suetin vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Rc5!! looks insane
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 Deflection!
Timman vs Yusupov, 1987 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 29 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

Scotch Göring Gambit. ML (C44) 1-0 Qside Greek gift & R sac
W Holthuis vs K Van Oirschot, 1987 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Common Qside trap
Pavlov vs D Dragos, 1987 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qf6? La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Corner N#!
S Sokolov vs I Semenov, 1987 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Simple example of the poisoned b-pawn in the Old Sicilian (B32)
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1987 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 A Big Suprise!
E Vladimirov vs Epishin, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense (B06) 1-0 Surprise, yet so obvious!
J L Arnason vs Pribyl, 1987 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed, Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0The safer K wins, maybe
Oll vs Y Kruppa, 1987 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 60 moves, 1-0

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var Chelyabinsk; Anastasia#
J Gast vs E Bhend, 1987 
(B33) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 26.?
C Hertan vs J A Curdo, 1987 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Becker Defense (C34) 1-0 Day blogs
L Day vs A C Chow, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03)0-1 Qside penetration
A Andreev vs Khmelnitsky, 1988 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Yikes, witness the attacking potential of the Modern!
E J Gausel vs N Davies, 1988 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Impressive win
Deep Thought vs Igor Ivanov, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Pirc vs Vienna game (B07) 1-0 Notes by Ivanchuk /Informant
Ivanchuk vs A Graf, 1988  
(B07) Pirc, 29 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

When Anand was the "Tiger from Madras"
D H Campora vs Anand, 1988 
(C49) Four Knights, 43 moves, 0-1

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0Dbl B Sac
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 0-1 Weak back rank
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Discovery+ Boomerang
A Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA Muzio Gambit Sarratt Def (C37) 0-1 2 computers giveaway Ns
Super Forte vs Mach III, 1988
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD, Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 0-1, 77 moves
C Super vs X Colossus, 1988 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 77 moves, 0-1

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 0-1 Serious mayhem, lots of en prise!!
J Gallagher vs S Conquest, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1/2-1/2 Correspondence
Roszner vs G Berner, 1988
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Interference+
H Westerinen vs M Rolvag, 1988
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 1-0 White Ns kick it
B Wall vs R Illorde, 1988 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

KGA 3...Bc5 K's Knight Gambit (C34) 1-0 She's Walled In
B Wall vs H S Hsieh, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov. Modern (B17) 1-0 Opening pin traps Queen
Nunn vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 21: Excelling at Chess by GM Aagaard
Nunn vs Portisch, 1988 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Traditional (B63) 0-1 Whoops?!?
L Riemersma vs Piket, 1988 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Early R sac for attack opposite
B Jonsson vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Nice combo by Polgar
Judit Polgar vs S Bergsson, 1988 
(B32) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Clever sack of Q-for-R, then checkmate by 12-year old Judit!
Judit Polgar vs P Chilingirova, 1988 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Polgar's own book How I Beat Fischer's Record says 27... ♕
E Polihroniade vs Judit Polgar, 1988 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 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

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern (B42) 1-0 Zugzwang finale
Smyslov vs Eingorn, 1988 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 456 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Mikhail Tal (1936-1992)
Tal vs Jack Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

The theoretically most important game of the first half of 1988
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Najdorf, Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 0-1 2 White Q's lose
F Delay vs O Renet, 1988 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Sic Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 0-1 The Pearl of Sophia
Topalov vs G Minchev, 1988 
(B57) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Normal (C22) 1-0 Good doubled pawns & not so good
Velimirovic vs G N Todorovic, 1988 
(C22) Center Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Old Line (B78) 1-0 R battery #
G Welling vs M Martens, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Exchange sac attk
Sax vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Variation (C91) 1-0 33.?
Van der Wiel vs Timman, 1988 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Archangelsk Var (C78) 1-0 26.?
Vasiukov vs Y Rantanen, 1988 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Matanovic Attack (B82) 1-0 25.?
Tal vs G Zaichik, 1988 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 55 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 1-0 N on 7th; Passer
D Sermek vs N Fercec, 1989
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Awarded "Best Draw" at the US Championships.
Fedorowicz vs Rachels, 1989 
(B57) Sicilian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

150A Bg5 Bc4 Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knts (B08) 1-0Blind swine
Hebden vs A Keehner, 1989 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B82) 0-1 Zugzwang ending
Short vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 103 moves, 0-1

KGA. Becker Defense vs Bb2, 0-0-0 (C34) 1-0 N on 6th!
Popovych vs E Karklins, 1989 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rubinstein Var (C39) 0-1 6.d4 Massacre
D A Holmes vs Hebden, 1989 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Resembles Damiano's Defense w/a Q mate
B Wall vs D Ferguson, 1989 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn (C11) 0-1 Entombed Bishop, Zugswang
Sax vs Korchnoi, 1989 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Dragon dxc5 (B09) 0-1 14.c3?
Huebner vs Korchnoi, 1989 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 61 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Classical vs Fianchetto (B56) 0-1 h-file charge
Kudrin vs Rachels, 1989 
(B58) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 All 4 kNights X atleast 1 piece
A V Sulypa vs Kupreichik, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Battery on the half-open f-file
Zsofia Polgar vs L Schandorff, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Fireworks
Zsofia Polgar vs A Chernin, 1989 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def, Modern, Main Line (B05) 1-0 Q Sac Promotion
Zsofia Polgar vs Palatnik, 1989 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 53 moves, 1-0

Polgar punishes Black for allowing pawn to arrive to f6
Zsofia Polgar vs Suba, 1989 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 At each other's throats
Judit Polgar vs L B Hansen, 1989 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical (B83) 1-0Looked easy for youth
Judit Polgar vs H Ree, 1989 
(B83) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96)1-0 "All Hellers Breaking L
E G F Hellers vs Polugaevsky, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B62) 1/2-Crazy R Stalemate
Huebner vs Salov, 1989 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Invincible pawn seems to be holding a dagger to the K's throat
Shabalov vs L G Basin, 1989 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Best R wins
G Astrom vs Shirov, 1989 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

See the finish: Skewer+ removes K as defender for 2nd skewer+
Short vs Vaganian, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 51 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 1-0 Activate a pesky N
Short vs Seirawan, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Kasparov: "One of my nicest attacks ever."
Kasparov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def. Icelandic-Palme G. (B01)0-1 All3 heavy pieces
A Sokolov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Guimard Def ML (C04) 1-0Black hangs his Q
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Matanovic Attack (B82) 1-0 Forksss
Van der Wiel vs Ehlvest, 1989 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 44 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Lasker Def (C52) 1-0Beautiful handling of Ns w/Q
M J Schroeder vs I Oren, 1989 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 N+s
P Leisebein vs H Tuchtenhagen, 1989 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Cruelly portraying the Winawer unsound with repetitive checks.
Oll vs Ulibin, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Bishop surprise
R J Kermeen vs E Tate, 1989 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Breyer Def. Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 0-1 Lot goin' on here
Smirin vs Beliavsky, 1989 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 38 moves, 0-1

Black's 23...RxBd3!! demolishes White's pawn structure
T Luther vs Yudasin, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

French Def Winawer Var (C15) 0-1Black offers both Bs on the 3rd
A Milnes vs D Crowe, 1989 
(C15) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

This game is Informator 48's most important theoretical novelty
A Sokolov vs Oll, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Goldman Var (B12) 1-0 Pin to win
P Rossiter vs Adams, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

A copy of the famous "Immortal Draw," Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
A Nilsson vs J Eriksson, 1991 
(C25) Vienna, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 1/2-1/2 B sac leads to pin
Timman vs Anand, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

4Knights Spanish. Symmetrical(C49) 1/2-Stalemate trap w/4 units
S Boyd vs T Glimbrant, 1992 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

90. b8=N gives White good drawing chances
Adams vs Miles, 1993 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 122 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall (B20) 1/2 Bloodthirsty Perpetual
Bronstein vs Deep Blue, 1996 
(B20) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, Open. Karpov Gambit (C80) 1/2-1/2 Spanish Fried Liver
Svidler vs Anand, 1999 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

Double Doubled Pawns and Pins. Only a GM sees this!
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

It takes nuts of steel to allow an en passant check like this!
Timman vs Leko, 1999
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

p.56 / First Rule Concerning Bishops (trade off the Bad Bishop)
P Cramling vs J Yrjola, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

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