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Roundhouse Ruuks 5
Compiled by fredthebear
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Chess variants (000) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0 and pawn storm, R sacs
F Devinck vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

Link to Vukovic's Mate patterns w/Rook, Knight, and Pawn
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 0-1 20...?
A Niedermayer vs P Haba, 1996 
(A13) English, 20 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Ns abound
V A Loginov vs F Sideif-Sade, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 18 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Pin on the open file
B Kostic vs E Steiner, 1921 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense (A80) 1-0 Bold rooks, 2 mating squares
Denker vs H Feit, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian set-up vs Rat/Pirc Def (B07) 0-1 Black hits f2, h2
K Klaman vs Ufimtsev, 1947 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: c4 vs Bg7 Richter Var (B01) 1-0 Exchange Sac
Svidler vs J Yedidia, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Def Bg7 (B06) 1-0 Hustle into the center
Tal vs V Zilberstein, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def./Philidor Exchange 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B07) 1-0 Fast paced
Sutovsky vs L Draskovic, 2018 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 Castle #!!
O Seuss vs H Hurme, 1969 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

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

C-K Panov Attk. Modern Def Reifir-Spielmann Line (B13) 1-0X-ray
I Zaitsev vs NN, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Rxg2 bomb
T Fogarasi vs Caruana, 2007 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 0-1

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 0-1 It wasn't just about the Rs
R Bitoon vs W So, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Dramatic defense!
A Brkic vs N Djukic, 2018 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 19.?
R Hardarson vs M Alaguzov, 2007 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 h-file blast
K Richter vs L Abramavicius, 1930 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C18) 0-1 Simul Dbl, Dbl R sacs!!
Fischer vs C Powell, 1964 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Rook Snatch Tactic!
J Mieses vs Reti, 1908 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Declined (C30) 1-0 Pin study; Landau's Mate?!!
S Landau vs H J van den Heuvel, 1933 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 0-1bring Rs to bare arms upon K&Q
M I Sorokin vs E Maljutin, 1991
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sac (C44) 1-0 Spearhead
A Macias vs M E Jozami, 1970 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0 Greco's Mate
Koltanowski vs Meyers, 1941
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights (C59) 1-0 and Two Rooks!!
Zeng Chongsheng vs Motylev, 2019 
(C59) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Two hogs on the 2nd
G W Medley vs Morphy, 1858 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Devastating Discovered+
H C Mees vs Jacques Davidson, 1910 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. K's Bishop Var (C68) 0-1 Exch Sac preps Bxh2+
A Matanovic vs A Planinc, 1975 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy De. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1Black B daggers
C Golmayo vs Kolisch, 1867 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Kside P roller
A Rudolf vs E Kaplan, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1 Notes by AA
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1943  
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 27 moves, 0-1

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 0-1 VK maliciously robs the pin
M Ballmann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Zukertort Variation (D02) 0-1 16...?
Collins vs E Hearst, 1949 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Gossip Var (D03) 1-0 Both Rooks cannot be stopped
S Ghonimy vs E Sidorova, 2001 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 18 moves, 1-0

Colle 5.c3 System vs c5 copycat (D05) 1-0 Rxe5!
Koltanowski vs Catala, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Chameleon. Advance System (D15) 1-0 The Qs come off
Onischuk vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA. Normal (D25) 1-0 Mutual Queens on the rampage!
F Reinfeld vs J Battell, 1940 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semmering Variation (D30) 1-0 Pins, 2 hogs on 7th
Euwe vs A Speijer, 1924 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Var (D34) 1-0 22.?
Kasparov vs G Hjorth, 1980 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 52 in The Fireside Book of Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
H Steiner vs J C Thompson, 1940 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 12 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 1-0 h-pawn fishin' pole attack
Maximov vs Andreyev, 1854 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3 (E06) 0-1 Rooks come forth
Yan Liu vs S P Sethuraman, 2019 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 26 moves, 0-1

QID: Miles Var (E12) 0-1 Skewer the Q by defending w/a B
Miles vs Reshevsky, 1979 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E26) 1-0 Kside crusher
Rossolimo vs Golombek, 1949 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 White penetrates weak squares
Naiditsch vs R Tischbierek, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0Blind Swine; Stockfish notes
C Bloodgood vs D Casteen, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening Be2, Bb2 vs Bg4 (A02) 1-0 Promotion won't matter
Larsen vs G Fuster, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Creative insane game featuring 4x exchange sacs
Ding Liren vs Carlsen, 2019 
(A05) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 0-1 Strangle the Queen!!
Lisitsin vs Smyslov, 1944 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: d5, Bg4 Defense (A06) 1-0 Dbl Exch Sacs
Kamsky vs E Romanov, 2012 
(A06) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance Var (A09) 1-0 32.?
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2009 
(A09) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 1-0 25.?
Wojtkiewicz vs Skembris, 1990 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Co-authors of Chess Made Easy by C.J.S. Purdy and G. Koshnitsky
Purdy vs G Koshnitsky, 1932 
(A13) English, 47 moves, 0-1

K's English. 2Knts' Smyslov Sys (A22) 1-0Armageddon; So Stunned
Aronian vs W So, 2019 
(A22) English, 47 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni. Spielmann Def. (A33) 1-0 d6Xs
Capablanca vs Santasiere, 1922 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 33 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 0-1 Red Sea
B Kovacevic vs S Kosanski, 1999 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attk: General (A45) 1/2-1/2 Blitz sac for perpetual
Carlsen vs W So, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Now that was some finish!
J K Duda vs R Rapport, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Richter-Veresov Attk vs Bg7 Indian (A45) 1-0R sac for Mayet's #
M Kupferstich vs C Chaude de Silans, 1950 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0Stockfish notes
E Lobron vs Korchnoi, 1998 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Tripled Ps, caught in mid
Dus Chotimirsky vs Lisitsin, 1942 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Budapest Def (A51) 0-1 Riddled w/holes
P Brandts vs Bisguier, 1954 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 38 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A57) 1-0 19.?
Kavalek vs Matulovic, 1966 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Dbl Fianchetto (A62) 0-1Super Nezh Exchange Sac
V Zak vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

from GM David Norwood's book Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur
Lputian vs D Norwood, 1986 
(A66) Benoni, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 1-0Weird, Wonderful
Santasiere vs J Fliegel, 1938 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Mikenas Var (B00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 28...?
Neo Zhu vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Duras Gambit: General (B00) 0-1 Remove the Guard
S Krause vs J Kirby, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 R+ Deflection sac allows promo
R Raubitschek vs Lee Milling Hopper, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 R roller
J Dobias vs Hromadka, 1940
(B01) Scandinavian, 61 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Windmill into Boden's #
Prins vs Eelze Ploegh, 1940
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Lasker vs E N Olly, 1893 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Petrov's, Cochrane G
A Nguyen vs Miroshnichenko, 1999 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 59 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern Var (B04) 1-0 Sweet R clearance sac
D Vasiesiu vs M Grunberg, 2001
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Main Line (B05) 0-1 Rs reach the 2nd/7th
Reshevsky vs H Steiner, 1927 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 49 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 20.?
A Drvota vs Z Szymczak, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Tartakower Var (B15) 0-1 R battery; f2 will fall
Leonhardt vs Duras, 1908 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Var (B18) 1-0 30.?
M Apicella vs C Bauer, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Rook sacrifice
M Dann vs A Bezemer, 2017
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian UnClosed 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B23) 1-0 W sacrifices 4 pieces
A Neiksans vs D Paiva, 2018 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

P.H. Clarke: Mikhail Tal's best games 1951-60
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Exchange sac
W Adams vs S Bernstein, 1936 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Exchange sac for a K flush
R Ortega vs L Zinn, 1968 
(B32) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Extraordinary battle..."How to Defend in Chess" by Colin Crouch
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Pin Var (B40) 1-0 R runs interference for Q
K Mokry vs H Lehmann, 1981
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 26.?
Hromadka vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 0-1Arabian # facing defeat!
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Classical (B58) 1-0Discovered Attk creates passer
P Romanovsky vs I Rabinovich, 1935 
(B58) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicil Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Z Almasi vs Van Wely, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 26.?
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningn. Classical Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 26.?
V Soultanbeieff vs V Borodin, 1943 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bloody game & interesting historical link
S Mariotti vs G Eppinger, 1969 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 27.?
G Grasser vs Errol Singh, 2009 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 R sac offers upon K's shield
M Krajnak vs T Petrik, 2003
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 24.?
J Klinger vs Glek, 1990 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Ruisdonk Gambit 4.Nf3?! (C02) 0-1
Ritson-Morry vs H Cook, 1946
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 1-0 Promotion contest
Hebden vs S Knott, 2001 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein. Fort Knox Variation (C10) 1-0 34.?
Vasiukov vs S Makarichev, 1972 
(C10) French, 41 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Blind Swine can't do
Kamsky vs D Pruess, 2005 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 46: 'The Hypermodern Game of Chess' by Savielly Tartakower
Reti vs Tartakower, 1920 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

A Mitrofanov Deflection followed by a rook sac counter and draw
Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Variation (C12) ˇ 1-0
Koltanowski vs Stephenson, 1942
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 33 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0Brilliant R sac
de Firmian vs N Getz, 2007 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 33 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Lasker vs W Gooding, 1908 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 0-0-0, Pillsbury's R sac
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1902 
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Normal Var (C22) 0-1 Batteries battle
G Barrenechea Bahamonde vs D Kollars, 2018 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Bxh6, BxB, Bh6#!
V Green vs J Robey, 1862 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

B Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26) 1-0 P storm
J Mieses vs Martinolich, 1907 
(C26) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Lasker's Chess Magazine, volume 6, May-October 1907, p. 259-260
H Daly vs F Young, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 R rocks the 6th
C De Seroux vs A C Taylor, 2019 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

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

KGA. Modern Def (C36) 1-0 Rook battery on the f-file
V Piber vs R Jovan, 2001 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 27.?
J Aagaard vs P A Rasmussen, 1996 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense 3.Nxe5 Nc6 (C40) 0-1 Masterful!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1876 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 1-0 R Decoy to B-Q#
E Steiner vs F Apsenieks, 1928 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Klein Var (C41) 1-0 Royal pin e-file
K Behting vs Nimzowitsch, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Kaufmann Attack (C42) 1/2-1/2 Q sac allows 2 hogs
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1911 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Scorching K walk
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 148 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1910 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Rooks cut-off
J Lopez Garcia vs E Etcheverry, 1962 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 21.Re5? Just Take It -- Rob the pin!
Younes Foughali vs C Woojin Yoo, 2016 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0tpstarNotes
Leonhardt vs Teichmann, 1905 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Bird's Attk (C53) 0-1Bxh3 & R sac mates w/N pair
Albin vs Chigorin, 1898 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attk Long Var (C55) 1-0redhot
Marshall vs Tarrasch, 1910 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Countrattk B Sac line (C57) 0-1 12...?
Sils vs L Schmid, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Victor Henkin's 1000 Checkmate Combinations, p. 20. Missed 34.?
Gurgenidze vs Spassky, 1959 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish, l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C87) 1-0Amazing ending!!
Jakovenko vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Variation (C77) 1-0 Simul
Kasparov vs P Matocha, 2008 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1The Wrong Rook
Jakovenko vs Wei Yi, 2019 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Keres' Three on the 3rd Mate
B Malksoo vs Keres, 1940 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 R lift, crossfire
Topalov vs G Vescovi, 2001 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 create a passer
Sutovsky vs D Sadzikowski, 2017 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Rook roller
Simagin vs Chekhover, 1949
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 68 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Alburt Def (D00) 1-0 P roller becomes R pinch
K Richter vs F Nuernberg, 1941
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 0-1 The Q is tied so the Black R is a bully
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Pins contain threats; 2 hogs on 7th
B Skutta vs Davaademberel Nomin-Erdene, 2017
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

London System BxBf4 exBf4 (D02) 1-0 Qside assault w/N & Heavies
R Storm vs Blatny, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Create a pin to win in the ending!
Colle vs Duchamp, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Emil Sutovsky called 27.. Rh1 most beautiful move of the year!
Aronian vs R Rapport, 2016 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

QGD: Chigorin Def. ML Alekhine Var (D07) 1-0 doubled g-pawns
Alekhine vs Colle, 1925 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1-0 Back rank mating combo!
Kotov vs Alatortsev, 1942 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

QGD: General (D30) 1/2-1/2 Watch the center clear w/pressure
V Mikenas vs Weenink, 1931 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Kside assault!
V Artemiev vs Hracek, 2019 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

QGD: Three Knights. General (D37) 0-1Reinfeld puzzle double ++s
E Zagorjansky vs Konstantinopolsky, 1943 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

...Fabulous, magical game by the genius from Riga...
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD: Lasker Defense (D53) 1-0 Nxf7, up the exchange
Denker vs B Siff, 1933
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Flohr Var (D90) 1-0Windmill into pseudo-Vukovic#
M Germek vs M Filipcic, 1947 
(D90) Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E08) 1/2-1/2 Chewed up by Qside Rooks
Timman vs H Karner, 1973
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID: Miles Var (E12) 0-1 39...? Notes by Stockfish.
M Rivas Pastor vs Huebner, 1985 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Terrific Tussle!
Kiril D Georgiev vs Grischuk, 2007 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 0-1 "Cooking the Rooks"
Gelfand vs Karpov, 1994 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 52 moves, 0-1

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 1-0 Hort demolition
Hort vs Minic, 1967 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 R shot!
L Shamkovich vs Ivo Ryc, 1968 
(E92) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09) 1-0 31.?
Adams vs Yusupov, 2005 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Smashing f7
Keres vs J Turn, 1942 
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 R on 7th
Smyslov vs E Zagorjansky, 1945 
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 0-1 R hits R, Q hits R
W Adams vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(C15) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 1-0 White cuts a mean rug!
P H Nielsen vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly Variation (B28) 0-1The Magician from Riga
Klevetzki vs Tal, 1952 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

KGD: Panteldakis Countergambit. Symmetrical (C30) 1-0 Rs on 8th
J Mieses vs Swiderski, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon Var (C12) 1-0 "Cole's Law"
A Coles vs J T Westbrock, 1951 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 18 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Interesting N manuevers
R A Court vs A Feneridis, 1960 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Kasparov vs Kengis, 1995 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0
J Aagaard vs Fuad Ahmed Mohamme Mufleh, 2006 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Cozio Def (C70) 0-1 Q sac for Mayet's Mate
J Geske vs S Ernst, 2011 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Anderssen's Mate occurs 34.NxQb2 axb2+ 35.Kb1 Ra1#
H Ottevaere vs K Falleyn, 1973 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 0-1 Outnumbered
S C Willenberg vs W Kobese, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 18 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 Arab/Epaul#
V Osnos vs D Komarov, 1986 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Q sac
Yudasin vs Shirov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

editor's pick as Best Game of Volume 139 of Chess Informant
A Goganov vs Abhimanyu Puranik, 2019 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen (B80) 1-0 searing smites!
Velimirovic vs Suba, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 24 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk. Poisoned P 4...Qg5 (C40) 1-0 Dbl R
O Borik vs Novak, 1969 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 target backward f7-pawn
J A Grefe vs Denker, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

"New in Chess- Tactics Training - Garry Kasparov" 33...?
Kamsky vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 38.?
E Magerramov vs Gipslis, 1992 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Rook clearance sacrifice!
Y Yakovich vs M Schepetkova, 2004 
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

London System vs 3 Across (D02) 0-1 Eliminate N, R sac finish
J Peltomaki vs C Adrian, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

KID: Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo System (E62) 0-1 whittled away
J H Donner vs Fischer, 1959 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 0-1 Sacrificial Qside assault
A Khandelwal vs J Mueller, 2009 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 54 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. KID (A15) 1-0 Overworked R
Timman vs Sax, 1979 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Döry Indian (E10) 0-1 37...?
E Rotunno vs Alekhine, 1938 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw vs f3, 0-0-0 (B07) 1-0 Remove the Def
Tingjie Lei vs F Peralta, 2019 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Secrets of Practical Chess by John Nunn, page 153
Karpov vs Ftacnik, 1988 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 93 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 1-0 R vs N ending
J Heinemann vs M Hamer, 2015 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Chess Life and Review magazine, September, 1978 issue
A Lein vs K Regan, 1978 
(A13) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed Var (B29) 0-1 Juniors
O Yaksin vs R Nechepurenko, 2008 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Hot Rook
P Poutiainen vs Kunsztowicz, 1973 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 "I Double Daria"
E Diakonova vs D Voit, 2018 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Snug as a bug in a rug!
M Borriss vs U Kersten, 2007 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 Combinational King Hunt!!
J Cukierman vs A Voisin, 1929 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 35.?
B Tiller vs A Kuligowski, 1983 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 45 moves, 1-0

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 39...?
R Kempinski vs E Berg, 2012 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in 'A Passion for Chess' by Reuben Fine
Fine vs Factor, 1932
(A60) Benoni Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Q trap goes horribly wrong
Bledow vs K Schorn, 1839 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

33...Rd8! is #115 in Chess Informant's Encyclopedia
V Mikenas vs Aronin, 1957 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 68 in My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Horwitz Bishops
Huebner vs Hort, 1972 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 R vs R&B
Carlsen vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 109 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1Greco's "Mate" gains a piece
F Lazard vs Menchik, 1929 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined 5.Bf4 & BxBa6 (D37) 1-0 Bishop-less MG
Ding Liren vs Caruana, 2019 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern (B10) 1-0 Blind Swine
P Cramling vs Korchnoi, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense tranposes to French Advance (B20) 0-1 26...?
McShane vs I Efimov, 2009 
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

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

4 Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Diagonal strikes
Sveshnikov vs Yusupov, 1979 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Fianchetto Bg2 (B80) 1-0 Pin, Horwitz Bs
Ravinsky vs Panov, 1943 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian (B02) 1-0 39.?
D Ionescu vs T Luther, 2005 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Classical. Traditional (E17) 0-1 24...?
Hug vs Hort, 1972 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

QID. Fianchetto (E15) 1-0 Mate sequence in Rook pairs ending
Beliavsky vs Adams, 1989 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 21.? Stockfish notes!
W Adams vs A Simonson, 1940 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Slash & Burn!
C Bell vs A F Ker, 1981 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 0-1Blitz; interference fails
Carlsen vs Ding Liren, 2019 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Slav (A11) 0-1Hand-to-hand in the center
D Harika vs A Rudolf, 2017 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 33 moves, 0-1

NID: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0
Jobava vs Carlsen, 2010 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 64 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Modern Exchange (D85) 0-1 Just take it RxR!
L Babujian vs V Fedoseev, 2014
(D85) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Exch Sac for Kside Crusher!
Nakamura vs A Postojev, 2008 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 Fine heavy piece finish!
L Day vs S Gravel, 1996 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

1.d4 d5 Torre Attack (D02) 1/2-1/2 Q+ vs 0-0
C Jaffe vs Marshall, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Remove the Guard
V Belous vs H Pasalic, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Lean Var. CO Countr Accepted (B00) 0-1 Q vs RR
V Onischuk vs I Schneider, 2015
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 99 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Damiano's Mate!
Ganguly vs Axel Smith, 2019 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Black played wrong sac
D Flynn vs J S Macrae, 2011 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: 2 Knts Attk. Mindeno Exch (B11) 1-0 Dbl R sac gone bad
A Planinc vs Podgaets, 1970 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 20 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 0-1 Harried K
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 77 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Paulsen Var (C51) 0-1 Rx4
Anderssen vs Bird, 1873 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Def 2.h4 Nf6 3.e5 Nh5 (B06) 0-1 Qless MG, Ks charge, P+
B Predojevic vs D Andreikin, 2016 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 h-pawn thrust, exch sac, Q+
H Zeh vs Elm, 1963 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Vukovic # next
E Delmar vs J Elson, 1870 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Classical Bull's Head vs Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 Two Hogs on 2nd
E Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya vs N Gaprindashvili, 1979
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Eraser R leaves easy ending
Alekhine vs E J Davies, 1933 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 47 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 B&Q sac for a Rook roller
Pribyl vs R Hardarson, 2001 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

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