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Knights Add Spice B Makes Fredthebear Burp
Compiled by fredthebear

Sometimes the knight is the hero, the saving sidekick, or just a member of the posse. Sometimes the knight is the villain, the accomplice, or the goat. Whatever the case maybe, the knight impacted the game at some point. So, my friend, saddle up and let's go for a ride!

See rolling knights compiled by tonsillolith.

Here's a link to some fabulous chess brilliancies:

From Irving Chernev's "Chess Companion"; The 8 Pawn Gambit!!
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening 1.f4 f5 (A02) 1-0 Rob the pin
Koltanowski vs Reinhold, 1931 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: K Indian Attack (A06) 0-1Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian - French Def (A08) 1-0 Q sac, B helps N dual
A Adly vs V Laznicka, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Wen Yang vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed vs Botvinnik System Rev (B25) 0-1 Remove the Guard!
H Tanner vs Shabalov, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Owen Def. Bb7, Be7 vs f3 (B00) 1-0 Sacs involving Ns
G Barbier vs Owen, 1894
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Mieses Var 5.Nf3 Nc6 (B01) 1-0 Watch your step
Y Visser vs J Piket, 1991 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 0-1 Immediate N sac, precarious Ks
Fareed Ahmed vs F Mohannad, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Geller's System (B06) 0-1 She's a beauty!
M Bagdasarova vs K Rybenko, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Two Knights. Suttles Var (B06) 1-0 Dbl Dbl Octopus
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0 Slash & burn kNights
Dreev vs D Anagnostopoulos, 1989 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

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

P on the 6th, Q on the 6th for Lolli's Mate
I Polgar vs B Toth, 1970 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

It's a KP carving, not a C-K Def (B10) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Not the Caro-Kann Defense; it's garbage (B10) 1-0 QxNf7#
A David vs Marc Daniel, 2005 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Attacking w/a hanger
D Cinca vs T Heedt, 2004 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 0-1

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation (B17) 1-0 Consecutive N checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Karpov. Modern Var. Kasparov Attk (B17) 0-1 Sac Attk!
N Evseev vs Flohr, 1949 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

The Art of Attack - By Vladimir Vukovic
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Chameleon (B20) 0-1 QxN+ decoy sac!
G Oskam vs Colle, 1923 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B20) 1-0 Legall's Mate extended
T Behlau vs H Krueger, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) Both Ns bash Black
Blackburne vs Clare / Janssens, 1868 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Black Ns cross frontier
M Albano vs Matulovic, 1968
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Dbl Ns sac will mate
D Howell vs T Ringoir, 2008
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 0-1 A pin & a pair of Black Ns!
G Makropoulos vs I Bilek, 1977
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

10. Bxf7+! preceded Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958
Bastrikov vs L Shamkovich, 1958 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Marshall Gambit (B23) 1-0Backwards Legall's #
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Bg2, f4, Nf3, 0-0 (B25) 1-0Q trap on Qside
K Neumeier vs J Wallner, 1999
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2...Qc7 Quinteros Var (B27) 1-0 Rabid White Octopus
J Gonzalez Garcia vs Quinteros, 1971 
(B27) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Happy hanging N
Topalov vs M Leon Hoyos, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0Black Q leads
E Tate vs S Kriventsov, 1998 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's gem; Old Sicilian(B30) 1-0 Sitting Q sac, passer, Ns
Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1923 
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian 4.c3 (B30) 0-1 Crosspin
Brosztel vs Charousek, 1892 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Q decoy sacrifice for N+ fork
Aronian vs Beshukov, 2000 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk Fio (B31)1-0 N sac for N#
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Pins
Akopian vs Kuzubov, 2007 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B72) 1-0 Dandy discovery Qs face-off
Lasker vs R Short, 1892 
(B32) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 Smothered #
R Giblon vs L Hendon, 2011 
(B33) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 All of a sudden...
J Bosch vs G Kacheishvili, 1993 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 0-1

Kan. Wing Attack Fianchetto Var (B43) 1-0 Black uncoordinated
E Hagara vs M Manik, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 0-1 Unusual finish
Reggio vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) 0-1 b-pawn buster
Stoltz vs V Ciocaltea, 1953 
(B50) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Modern Var (B54) 1-0 Thematic Nd5 sac is declined
Browne vs J Kaplan, 1972 
(B54) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Deep fried
P Moran Santamaria vs E Franco Raymundo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon (B72) A Well known trap. If Nc6 then Ng4 is playable
K Rahn vs Rellstab, 1941 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Discovered+ Double Attack
Eigil Pedersen vs A Zografakis, 1950 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish Var (B71) 1-0 Leaps and bounds
D Muller-Using vs F Hoffmann, 1995 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Zwischenzug N capture+ 1st
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1948 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

What a display of knight power!
Remeniuk vs Stein, 1959 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 24.?
C Lutz vs J Balcerak, 2000 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 1-0

Demolition combination with 19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 65 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
Velimirovic vs J Sofrevski, 1965 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Uncommon Q trap
P Shields vs R Spiers, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Ns pluckin' Ps & more
N Akylbekov vs Zhou Jianchao, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Terrorist N on the 6th
Tal vs I Bilek, 1964 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Quite the finish
F Zimmermann vs W Huebner, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Two knight sacrifices on the same square! POTD Aug 1 2009
D Griffith vs K Hopps, 1982 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Qside Sac Attack!
E Berg vs M Atabayev, 2011 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 The Grand Old Man taps
A Planinc vs Najdorf, 1973 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 20 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / Delayed Bird (000) 1-0 FAMOUS COMBO FINISH
Morphy vs Maurian, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

Stunning odds game by young Morphy
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Def (000) 1-0Smothered Mate
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Potter gave Queen odds and announced a forced mate at move 7!!!
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Shorthanded White throttles Black
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Tarrasch gives a lesson on attacking!
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Initiative against IQP counts in R+N endgames
Karjakin vs Anand, 2016 
(A06) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0It looked like an Alekhine t-bolt
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

"Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Moves" by Bruce Pandolfini
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA (A07) 1-0 One of Fischer's greatest mating combinations
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian/French (B40) 1-0 Jousting kNight has his day!
Fischer vs Feuerstein, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch, Franco-Nimzowitsch Def (B00) 0-1 Annoying Knight
Speelman vs T K Hemingway, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def ...d6, Bg4 Williams Var (B00) 0-1 R clears 2nd
J Withers vs E Williams, 1845 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.f3 (B01) 0-1Wrong Opera House; Smothered #
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr ML Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 White kNight circles arena
Wahls vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Bronstein Variation (B01) 1-0 Back rank pin into N fork
Robson vs S Ravichandran, 2010
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Kiel Var (B01) 1-0 Really busy Black Ns; Q trapd
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian (B01) 1-0 kNights crawling and climbing around
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01) 1-0 Swappin' punches!
S Milliet vs A Corke, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 White Ne6 occupies hole
Keres vs O Novotny, 1943 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Modern (B01) 1-0 Sac removes guard; interference
A Paglilla vs F Lida Garcia, 1995
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Impressive crusher
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Lasker h3, g4 (B01) 1-0 K caught in center
I A Horowitz vs F Kibbermann, 1935 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 vs 5.Rb1 (B01) 1-0 N on 6th, Q sac for a Royal fork
V Zvjaginsev vs D Schwarz, 2016
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Interesting N play!
Lasker vs M V Behnisch, 1912 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Gobl vs Jonas, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02)0-1 Q entrapment
D de Vreugt vs P Egeli, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1/2-1/2 17.Nc4 dares defender
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine 4 Pawns, 0-1Look closely at the last move...look again
R Ortega vs E Etcheverry, 1963 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Great fighting spirit by BF in the endgame vs passer
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Variation(B04) 1-0 Namesake falls
Ljubojevic vs Alburt, 1985 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var 5...Nd7!? 6.Nxf7(B04) 1-0Blitz
Fischer vs Larsen, 1966 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern/Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Nxg4 Sac begins break through
A Butnorius vs Tal, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

KAPOW!!! Don't anyone dare try silly stuff against the Champ!
Kasparov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Dbl Elongated Hippo vs f3, g4 (B06) 1-0 N infiltration
Short vs Kavalek, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Lawn Mower # in 1
M Delgado Crespo vs Z Frometa, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 1-0

150A vs Modern Def (B06) 1-0 N exposes overworked pawn
Sveshnikov vs Gulko, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R J Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1/2-1/2 Black fortress
A Giri vs Caruana, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss (B09) N sweepstakes
HIARCS vs T Reilly, 1994
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 She's tied to defense
J C Leon vs L Tristan, 2009 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)1-0Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: Breyer Variation (B10) 1-0 Dual Queen Sacrifices
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attk (B10)1-0 Nxf7 prevents castling
Nezhmetdinov vs M Kamishov, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Advance Var (B12) 1-0 N on 6th, Arabian #
Nimzowitsch vs A Gize, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Retreating discovery
Nunn vs I Stohl, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1 He gave her away
I A Nataf vs Karpov, 2002 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Adv. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Hang another en route!
R Hovhannisyan vs A Shuraev, 2013
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) /Scandivian (B01) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+unpin
Keres vs V Tepaks, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attk. Gunderam Attk (B13) 0-1 Center blast
D Johnston vs J Cooper, 1981
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

C-K Def: Panov Attk. Modern Def Carlsbad Line (1-0) A bit crazy
Alekhine vs K Richter, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 1-0

White to play 21.? Blimey, this one's verging on 'insane'!!
F J Sanchez Guirado vs Ponomariov, 1997 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Variation (B17) 0-1 Deflection sacrifice
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Masterly Ns!
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical (B18) 1-0 Dbl Sac exchange decoy N+
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

Another Immortal Sacrifice Game. 6 sacs B18 1-0 31
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B19) 1-o Who's attacking who?
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var(B20) 1-0Rob the pin
L Day vs R Livshits, 1994 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian 2.b3 Variation (B20) 0-1 Discovery punishes P grabbing
D Herman vs Z Izoria, 2003
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy Nf7#
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sic Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 Rob the pin
M Esserman vs Van Wely, 2011 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 29.?
S Yudin vs O Loskutov, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin, S-M Declined (B22) 1-0 N sac vs. hanging N
Hort vs Hartston, 1976 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 kNight on the rim wins?!
Tiviakov vs A A Gonzalez, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...Nf6 (B22) 1-0 Dbl N Sacs, Crosspin end
M Ragger vs R S Jones, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Correction: Open Sicilian; making use of pins w/a pesky knight
Von Bardeleben vs Paulsen, 1887 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

White's clever demolition sacrifice 21. Nxe6!?
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 A Pretty Pair of Knight Sacs
F Vallejo Pons vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Defender
T Farley vs M Kawuma, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Clown Knights Mischief
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 312 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
H Wolf vs Lasker, 1923 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Sic O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B23) HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch Exchange Var (B29) 1-0Sacrifices all over
Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Holes HURT!
Kholmov vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(B30) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Interesting knight sack leads to complicated king hunt
Sutovsky vs Morozevich, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Overworked Pawn
Rozentalis vs B Barth Sahl, 1988 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

B20 Old Sicilian: Wing Gambit. Gettin' busy in this one!
W Rocha vs M G De Souza, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Last Great Masterpiece
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Var(B31) 1-0
Psakhis vs F Roeder, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

B31 Nez-Ross Attack. Fianchetto, Lutikov Gambit 1-0 Fantastic
Morozevich vs McShane, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Famous Q trap, no resignation
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 W has many ways
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 All-out attack 17...?
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 1/2-1/2 Two kNights survival
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Dragon (B34)? 1-0 Complicated, much debated
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B35) 1-0 Sacs galore; royal family fork
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 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 b3 French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Pile on pin
V Malaniuk vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

French vs King's Indian Attack (B40)1-0 Backward f-pawn problem
S Kindermann vs Short, 1987 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 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

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Slam ahead to the King!
Smagin vs S A Salov, 1984 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1Lonely K to receive Arabian #
Parma vs M Damjanovic, 1960 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Anand sacs 'em to hell
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack Fianchetto (B43) 1-0 Dbl++
J M Bellon Lopez vs L Popov, 1977 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 41 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 Paulsen (B46) 1-0 f3 helps trap the Black knight
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

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

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Capture-Recapture-Fork
Kasparov vs A Ringel, 2000 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern (B50) 0-1 Interesting Ns & Ps ending
D Lobzhanidze vs Jobava, 1999 
(B50) Sicilian, 83 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 Wild Bs vs Ns
Romanishin vs Tal, 1975
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Impressive Unpin
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 6.Be2 Modern Var (B56) 1-0 Relentless pressure
Kotronias vs Sasikiran, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1-0

Decoy Black king to e7 to set up a winning discovered attack
Anand vs Leko, 1994 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Var (B67) 1-0Royal family fork
Timman vs E Torre, 1979 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical Variation General (B72)
Schmaltz vs A Vouldis, 2002 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 N moves!
Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Smothered Mate
R Slade vs D Hooper, 1947 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Brave Ns, Connected Ps
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

38 Rd1xd6?? newly undefended d6-rook drops off to knight fork
Bakhmatov vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 12 straight pawn moves!
F Amonatov vs A Timofeev, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Najdorf. English Attack (B90); Really powerful king hunt
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 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

Here's one reason to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Black N forks pluck White
R Hayes vs F Bohatirchuk, 1951
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Impressive R sac cracks the vault
Caruana vs F Vallejo Pons, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 35.?
L Dominguez vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 1/2-1/2 3-fold perpetual next
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B93) 1-0 What a skilled matador CHUCKY was!
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 N & R Hook queenmate
N Fercec vs M Jukic, 2010
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96) 1-0 Super Sac Attack!!
Sven Pedersen vs P Gallmeyer, 1971 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Double Knight sacs in the opening
Krum Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn w/out the P.P. (B97) 1-0 Nf6+
J Sammour-Hasbun vs R Anderson, 2003 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Var (B99) 1-0 Thunderous!
B Vuckovic vs S Marinkovic, 2006 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 0-1 Thematic Exhange sac cracks White
W Ader Hausman vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 36 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 0-1 Phil-Philidor's Legacy
Delarochette vs J Negro, 1983 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 0-1

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

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

Caro-Kann Def. Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 R&N sac, crossfire
Khalifman vs Seirawan, 1991  
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Smyslov Main Line (B17) 1-0 Knights roam
Anand vs Dlugy, 1985 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Bc5 (B23) 0-1 Royal family fork#
A Hugaert vs B Gundavaa, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

M Tissir vs Dreev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

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