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Apr-21
A Random Walk Down Chess Street
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000

Apr-20
Here Comes Cenek Kottn-tail
C Kottnauer vs Najdorf, 1946

Apr-19
My Pal Tal
Tal vs Benko, 1959

Apr-18
Reuben, Reuben, I've Been Thinking
Fine vs Gruenfeld, 1936

Apr-17
The Rook of Gibraltar
N Dzagnidze vs Adams, 2013

Apr-16
Gata Hand It to Him
Leko vs Kamsky, 2008

Apr-15
All Bets are Off
A Alexikov vs A Bets, 2001

Apr-14
A Star is Born
Kholmov vs Tal, 1949

Apr-13
Holy Moses
J Moses vs O Cruz Filho, 1938

Apr-12
Lemon Marangunic
A Planinc vs S Marangunic, 1969

Apr-11
Emil Fit for a King
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005

Apr-10
Baile Out
Baile vs Taimanov, 1957

Apr-09
By the Book
Book vs Ingerslev, 1929

Apr-08
Y'all Reti for This?
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928

Apr-07
Berrying a Rudge
W Berry vs M Rudge, 1874

Apr-06
O Captain! My Captain!
Captain Evans vs Horwitz, 1843

Apr-05
Friday Night Smackdown
D Falcon vs D Hogan, 1999

Apr-04
A Shot in the Dark
Bronstein vs Dark Thought, 1996

Apr-03
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
A Pink vs NN, 1911

Apr-02
Not Fade Away
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992

Apr-01
Beam Me Up, Scotty
R Mateo vs E Kirk, 2008

Mar-31
Never say Neverov
V Neverov vs A Mastrovasilis, 2005

Mar-30
Mutually Assured Drawstruction
Averbakh vs Fischer, 1958

Mar-29
Snorri of My Life
I Johannesson vs S Bergsson, 2007

Mar-28
How I Mate Your Mother
Dr. Michaelsen vs Mrs. Michaelsen, 1884

Mar-27
Sharp Shota
D Howell vs S Azaladze, 2012

Mar-26
Oh Vishy You're So Fine
Kamsky vs Anand, 1994

Mar-25
Shocker Kahn
V Kahn vs Koblents, 1935

Mar-24
All Dinged Up
Ding Liren vs A Moiseenko, 2013

Mar-23
Parry Winkel
Winkel vs Alkmaar, 1856

Mar-22
Ponomatopoeia
Ponomariov vs Kramnik, 2010

Mar-21
Mongolian Barbecue
Fischer vs S Purevzhav, 1962

Mar-20
Cuckoo Bird
Steinitz vs Bird, 1866

Mar-19
Blinded by the Knight
Aronian vs Gelfand, 2011

Mar-18
Aal and then Zum
P Bratholm vs J Van Aalzum, 1988

Mar-17
Easy Straat
E Straat vs Euwe, 1925

Mar-16
Shi Bop
Shirov vs Jobava, 2010

Mar-15
Who Likes Short Schwarz?
NN vs A Schwarz, 1873

Mar-14
I Am the One Who Naks
Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2010

Mar-13
Bolbo Fete
Julio Bolbochan vs Gligoric, 1950

Mar-12
Catcher in the Ruy
Tal vs Spassky, 1980

Mar-11
Hoover Dammed
M Bain vs Z L Hoover, 1938

Mar-10
Thorbing Headache
Alekhine vs Thorbjohnson, 1929

Mar-09
The English Conquest
J Gallagher vs Conquest, 1988

Mar-08
g2, Joy of Man's Desiring
Boleslavsky vs Ufimtsev, 1944

Mar-07
Playing the Stein Way
Stein vs Tal, 1971

Mar-06
The Wolff of Wall Street
Wolff vs T Wall, 1985

Mar-05
Finding Nepo
Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2008

Mar-04
Down for the Count
Dubois vs Count Kushelev-Bezborodko, 1858

Mar-03
Knight after Knight
S Schweber vs B Wexler, 1964

Mar-02
Mean Queens
A N Rubinstein vs H Winkler, 1983

Mar-01
A Hort Day's Knight
Hort vs Minic, 1967

Feb-28
Pop Goes the Huisl
M Pein vs W Huisl, 1984

Feb-27
Chick in Kiev
A Ushenina vs Romanishin, 2005

Feb-26
Bad to the Bohm
Kholmov vs H Bohm, 1975

Feb-25
Suetin to the Uhldies
Suetin vs Uhlmann, 1996

Feb-24
Cha Cheng
B Cheng vs T Gareev, 2012

Feb-23
Don't Cry, It's Fine
Fine vs C F Tears, 1945

Feb-22
Marxen Recreation
T Marxen vs S Fedorchuk, 1992

Feb-21
Bo Tie
B Jacobsen vs Karpov, 1968

Feb-20
Surfin' Safarli
E Safarli vs A Obodchuk, 2014

Feb-19
Fifty Moves to Beat Sulava
N Sulava vs I Rogers, 1988

Feb-18
Fly in the Ointment
Gelfand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1996

Feb-17
Ro v. Wade
Rossolimo vs Wade, 1950

Feb-16
A Pretty Pickle
R Pikler vs J Rejfir, 1927

Feb-15
Mista Win
L Mista vs Plachetka, 1974

Feb-14
Vladislav (Baby Don't Hurt Me)
Tkachiev vs Ivanchuk, 2009

Feb-13
Crazy Krasen
Krasenkow vs A Iljushin, 2014

Feb-12
I Hear you Nakin'
Nakamura vs Karjakin, 2013

Feb-11
Chilly Kukov
A Viela vs V Kukov, 2010

Feb-10
Dudley Do-Wrong
Fischer vs B G Dudley, 1964

Feb-09
The Long and Winding Rohde
DeFirmian vs Rohde, 1987

Feb-08
Annie Get Your Gun
S Hwang vs A Weiss, 1999

Feb-07
Good Copp, Bad Copp
L G L Copp vs R Kerr, 1944

Feb-06
It takes a Villegas
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914

Feb-05
Bled, Svet, and Tears
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961

Feb-04
Much Adu About Nothing
Wolff vs O Adu, 2001

Feb-03
Taking a Dive
R J Dive vs H Westerinen, 1989

Feb-02
Superb Oll
Oll vs Barsov, 1986

Feb-01
Purdy Please
Purdy vs F Crowl, 1934

Jan-31
Gedult Swim
Potolea vs D Gedult, 1974

Jan-30
Sending Out an SOS
E Sos Andreu vs Kamsky, 2014

Jan-29
Vlad Tidings
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2013

Jan-28
As You Luke It
McShane vs A Istratescu, 2013

Jan-27
The Tables Turned
Dus Chotimirsky vs Rubinstein, 1907

Jan-26
Viktory Lap
Morozevich vs V Laznicka, 2013

Jan-25
I'm Just a Bill
Bill Gates vs Carlsen, 2014

Jan-24
Swan Song
Tal vs Kasparov, 1992

Jan-23
Nak Down Drag Out
Ponomariov vs Nakamura, 2011

Jan-22
My Kingdom for a Norse
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013

Jan-21
Kim Pawn Ill
S Williams vs The World, 2013

Jan-20
I Have a Dream
E S Maguire vs King, 1899

Jan-19
Avrukh, Will Travel
M Roiz vs B Avrukh, 2008

Jan-18
Sir, Yasser!
Seirawan vs Kasparov, 1989

Jan-17
Macht Schnell!
R Schnelle vs H Niemoeller, 2001

Jan-16
Honest Abe
G Abrahams vs W H Watts, 1936

Jan-15
Sacrifice a Littlewood
J Littlewood vs G Abrahams, 1962

Jan-14
For Whom the Bell Tolls
G Morrell vs D Gong, 2014

Jan-13
Poverty of Notions
R E Adams vs R Smith, 1872

Jan-12
Over the Top
V Gashimov vs Ramesh, 2004

Jan-11
Not Too Shabby
Shabalov vs Smirin, 1992

Jan-10
The Pearl of Sofia
Topalov vs G Minchev, 1988

Jan-09
Cons and Pros
N Whitaker vs Capablanca, 1913

Jan-08
The Wohl King Dead
S Ernst vs A H Wohl, 2009

Jan-07
Shahadenfreude
J Shahade vs L Times, 2001

Jan-06
Lara's Theme
L Micoogullari vs E Zdilar, 2013

Jan-05
The Forsyth Saga
Blackburne vs D Forsyth, 1883

Jan-04
Kasparov Smearin'
Kasparov vs Smirin, 1988

Jan-03
A Case of the Blahs
J Lechtynsky vs K Blaha, 1985

Jan-02
Lovas or Hate Us
I Abonyi vs G Lovas, 1915

Jan-01
Reichenbacher Falls
G Reichenbacher vs A Nickel, 1986

Dec-31
Gonna Party Like it's 1899
J F Barry vs Pillsbury, 1899

Dec-30
Not Mightier than the Sjoerd
Z Peng vs S Plukkel, 2010

Dec-29
Tromped-Up Charges
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960

Dec-28
The Neverov-Ending Story
V Neverov vs S Bogdanovich, 2013

Dec-27
Batch Commands
B Tuvshintugs vs Yifan Hou, 2013

Dec-26
Rooking Good!
Kupreichik vs A J Whiteley, 1965

Dec-25
Santa Klaus is Coming to Town
K Darga vs Spassky, 1964

Dec-24
Rudolf the Dread Knows Rainer
H Rudolf vs R Bezler, 2001

Dec-23
Cool Move Luke
O Lemmers vs McShane, 2010

Dec-22
What the Butler Saw
Butler vs G W Baynes, 1891

Dec-21
Jakov All Trades
J Geller vs S Iskusnyh, 2012

Dec-20
Soren High
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872

Dec-19
The Peter Principle
Leko vs Svidler, 1998

Dec-18
Hold Your Horses
E J Diemer vs Cerff, 1983

Dec-17
Canda Crush
G Michelakis vs D Canda, 2004

Dec-16
Hart of Darkness
R W Smith vs R Hart, 2009

Dec-15
Taimanov to Checkmate
Karpov vs Taimanov, 1977

Dec-14
Phi Beta Capa
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1913

Dec-13
Gosta Wind
Spielmann vs Stoltz, 1930

Dec-12
Munich Agreement
Halprin vs Pillsbury, 1900

Dec-11
Arthur's Theme
A Coldrick vs A Pinkerton, 1966

Dec-10
Chessmaster vs Webmaster
J Diaz vs D Freeman, 2004

Dec-09
The First Rule of Chess Club...
Zukertort vs Chess Club, 1868

Dec-08
Fishing in the Tal Grass
Tal vs Fischer, 1959

Dec-07
The B's Knees
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2013

Dec-06
Long Story Short
Short vs Kasparov, 1989

Dec-05
The Road to Cerf Doom
C Leotard vs M Cerf, 1995

Dec-04
Battling Bishops
Smejkal vs Karpov, 1973

Dec-03
Levi Stress
D van Foreest vs L Benima, 1885

Dec-02
Reti Steady Go
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924

Dec-01
Space Oddity
Science Officer Chamitoff vs NASA Ground Control, 2008

Nov-30
Burn Baby Burn
Burn vs Mieses, 1889

Nov-29
Noone Expects the Spanish Inquisition!
J Noone vs J Scanlon, 1974

Nov-28
Breaking Bread
A W Whitbread vs Keene, 1962

Nov-27
What a Shocker!
Naiditsch vs S Shoker, 2013

Nov-26
Going Rogoff
Huebner vs K Rogoff, 1972

Nov-25
An A1 Defense
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2008

Nov-24
Pop Quiz
Fischer vs Popovych, 1956

Nov-23
Minic Depression
Keene vs Minic, 1975

Nov-22
Game of Thrones
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013

Nov-21
Hey Mascarinas
Karpov vs R Mascarinas, 1988

Nov-20
Boston Massacre
Steinitz vs Pillsbury / Barry / Nelson / Snow, 1892

Nov-19
Dunkelsbuhler's Day Off
Capablanca vs F S Dunkelsbuhler, 1913

Nov-18
Acs and Yue Shall Receive
Acs vs Wang Yue, 2006

Nov-17
Up and Adam
Adams vs N Zhukova, 2012

Nov-16
Rafael's David
Vaganian vs Bronstein, 1975

Nov-15
Best Praxis
Wendel vs Nimzowitsch, 1921

Nov-14
The Devil Wears Armani
E Limayo vs G Armani, 1999

Nov-13
Stean Punk
M Stean vs E Ungureanu, 1976

Nov-12
Blazing Sadler
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998

Nov-11
Once a Jolly Wagman
S Wagman vs O Jakobsen, 2005

Nov-10
Morra! Morra! Morra!
Tal vs Neibult, 1991

Nov-09
Full Nelson
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896

Nov-08
The Kahn Before the Storm
M Leskiewicz vs E Kahn, 1999

Nov-07
Stockholm Syndrome
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1920

Nov-06
Pretty as a Pietzsch
W Pietzsch vs Smyslov, 1968

Nov-05
Overloeked
Anand vs Van Wely, 2013

Nov-04
Winter is Coming
W Winter vs Sultan Khan, 1930

Nov-03
Festival of Light's
B Light vs H Danielsen, 1982

Nov-02
Hort's to Laugh
Browne vs Hort, 1975

Nov-01
Burden of Proof
Steinitz vs F Burden, 1862

Oct-31
Boris-Kharlov
Gelfand vs Kharlov, 1999

Oct-30
Baskin Robbin'
Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948

Oct-29
It's Albin Takin' Karpov
A Planinc vs Karpov, 1973

Oct-28
Walk on the Wild Side
R T Cardoso vs Petrosian, 1975

Oct-27
All Your Basques in one Exit
Karpov vs F Izeta Txabarri, 2003

Oct-26
Say It Ain't So!
W So vs Van Wely, 2013

Oct-25
Called Out for Interference
V Osnos vs J Yuchtman, 1969

Oct-24
Kirby Enthusiasm
K Kirby vs L Wilken, 1961

Oct-23
Kick the Kan Down the Rohde
Rohde vs K Spraggett, 1987

Oct-22
Dial Emms for Murder
D P Wheeler vs Emms, 2005

Oct-21
Tourist Trap
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000

Oct-20
Paul Cassidy and the Sundance KID
P Cassidy vs A G Kerr, 1972

Oct-19
They Tried to Make Me Go to Raheb
D Raheb vs H R Jung, 2008

Oct-18
Sugden Death
J N Sugden vs Keene, 1962

Oct-17
Just Muhlock
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1912

Oct-16
Dark Knight of the Souleidis
M Gagunashvili vs G Souleidis, 2003

Oct-15
Daulyte at the End of the Tunnel
D Daulyte vs V Korchagina, 2013

Oct-14
Olly Olly Albin Free!
E N Olly vs Albin, 1893

Oct-13
Byrne Notice
R Byrne vs V Liberzon, 1976

Oct-12
Sophie's Choice
D Daulyte vs S Milliet, 2011

Oct-11
I Sing the Body Aleksic
N Aleksic vs L Ortega, 2001

Oct-10
Easy as Pimenov
Nezhmetdinov vs S Pimenov, 1936

Oct-09
Yellow Subramanian
Browne vs S Subramanian, 1968

Oct-08
Colossus of Rohde's
Rohde vs W Martz, 1977

Oct-07
A Fine Kjetil of Fish
Carlsen vs K Lie, 2006

Oct-06
Dus Sprach Chotimirsky
Dus Chotimirsky vs Lasker, 1909

Oct-05
Savoy Ruffle
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2013

Oct-04
Orest for the Wicked
K Cottrell vs Popovych, 2003

Oct-03
Daft Veder
Tal vs V Veders, 1951

Oct-02
Welcome to the Jungle
S From vs A Ros, 1981

Oct-01
Peter and the Wolf
A Wolf vs P Leisebein, 1987

Sep-30
Black and Becker
P Lukacs vs W Becker, 1998

Sep-29
Kovalent Bond
Ivanchuk vs I Kovalenko, 2012

Sep-28
Nezly Done!
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962

Sep-27
Don't Do It Andruet
G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988

Sep-26
Whirling Dervishi
M Turov vs E Dervishi, 1996

Sep-25
Jeepers Kuipers, How'd You Beat Art Pijpers?
S Kuipers vs A Pijpers, 2007

Sep-24
More Treybal than It's Worth
Reti vs K Treybal, 1923

Sep-23
Pickled Haring
R Haring vs A Kushnir, 1976

Sep-22
None the Vaisser
Miles vs Vaisser, 1998

Sep-21
Show Stopa
E Tate vs J R Stopa, 1990

Sep-20
Blood, Suetin Tears
B Katalymov vs Suetin, 1959

Sep-19
Talk Like a Pirrot
D Pirrot vs E Gossmann, 2001

Sep-18
Rockin' Robin
R Swinkels vs L E Johannessen, 2011

Sep-17
Filip his Lid
Fischer vs Filip, 1970

Sep-16
Readers Digest
Spassky vs Pravda, 1970

Sep-15
Viennese Waltz
Zukertort vs NN, 1877

Sep-14
Going Dutch
Gelfand vs S Williams, 2012

Sep-13
Slaughterhouse d5
Team White vs Team Black, 2013

Sep-12
Queentessential
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913

Sep-11
The Pelikan Brief
H Rossetto vs Pelikan, 1956

Sep-10
Keresene
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937

Sep-09
Don't Shoot the Piano Player
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948

Sep-08
Come Salwe Away
Salwe vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1906

Sep-07
Hither and Jan
Smejkal vs Larsen, 1975

Sep-06
How Smeet It Is
J Smeets vs Carlsen, 2005

Sep-05
Playing Teteris
W Hasenfuss vs Teteris, 1942

Sep-04
Andrei the Giant
A Sokolov vs Salov, 1983

Sep-03
Much to his Chigorin
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892

Sep-02
Labourdonnais Day
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834

Sep-01
Swap Shop
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2012

Aug-31
The Hort is a Lonely Hunter
A Kubicek vs Hort, 1972

Aug-30
Charge!
Geller vs Tal, 1975

Aug-29
Shaknado
Mamedyarov vs A Giri, 2013

Aug-28
Sir, Yasser!
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980

Aug-27
Draw Something
Salov vs Korchnoi, 1997

Aug-26
Smelling Like a Rose
Prince Matchabelli vs Prince Dadian, 1880

Aug-25
Cease and d6
Khalifman vs Serper, 1994

Aug-24
Boy's Life
Kaplan vs Timman, 1967

Aug-23
Slam Denk
Reshevsky vs Denker, 1934

Aug-22
Building Rapport
R Rapport vs D Rogic, 2010

Aug-21
Shakh and Matt
Kamsky vs Mamedyarov, 2013

Aug-20
Nana From Heaven
N Dzagnidze vs S Guramishvili, 2013

Aug-19
Cosma Not
I Cosma vs Velimirovic, 2002

Aug-18
Don't Talk Buk to Me
Gurgenidze vs Tal, 1957

Aug-17
Salad Days
Leonhardt vs W Meiners, 1903

Aug-16
Kick Langeweg when He's Down
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967

Aug-15
Grunfailed
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1929

Aug-14
Rabble Rauzer
Dus Chotimirsky vs Rauzer, 1927

Aug-13
Simonized
S Gordon vs S Williams, 2013

Aug-12
Thirstin' Howell
D Howell vs D Gormally, 2013

Aug-11
Wu is Me
L Wu vs J Aagaard, 2007

Aug-10
Thrust and Parry
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004

Aug-09
Acropolis Now
H Kokkoris vs Kavalek, 1968

Aug-08
When Pusch Comes to Shove
H Pusch vs M Fuhrmann, 2001

Aug-07
Easy Dus It
Dus Chotimirsky vs Chigorin, 1907

Aug-06
Hoist by his own Petar
Marjanovic vs P Popovic, 1980

Aug-05
Yurgis is as Good as Mine
A Yurgis vs Botvinnik, 1931

Aug-04
Sonic Blume
B Blumenfeld vs A Rabinovich, 1924

Aug-03
Chairman of the Board
Wolff vs J Leon, 2013

Aug-02
My Benoni Has a First Name
Slujssar vs Panno, 1970

Aug-01
The Trouble with Treybal
K Treybal vs Alekhine, 1922

Jul-31
Reckless Driver
E Delmar vs P Driver, 1908

Jul-30
Passed Pons
Carlsen vs Vallejo-Pons, 2010

Jul-29
Bacrot Mate
Bologan vs Bacrot, 2001

Jul-28
Field Marshall
Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938

Jul-27
Supernova
A Stefanova vs M Gurevich, 2008

Jul-26
The Moro Never Dies
A Kornev vs Morozevich, 2011

Jul-25
Yes You Kan
Kan vs V Makogonov, 1934

Jul-24
Dennis the Menaced
Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003

Jul-23
Dominant Gene
Capablanca vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1913

Jul-22
No Spain No Gain
Vallejo-Pons vs Topalov, 2012

Jul-21
Anand it Goes
Gelfand vs Anand, 1993

Jul-20
I'm Lovin' It
S Zagrebelny vs N McDonald, 2000

Jul-19
Fifty Shades of Graham
G Burgess vs N Katishonok, 1989

Jul-18
Baldur's Gate
B Hoenlinger vs F Meller, 1930

Jul-17
Big Mag and French Fries
Carlsen vs P Nikolic, 2005

Jul-16
Timman Danaos et Dona Ferentes
S Halkias vs Timman, 2006

Jul-15
A Wizard is Never Late
Teschner vs Tal, 1957

Jul-14
Paul Bearer
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857

Jul-13
Short Shrift
Kasparov vs Short, 1987

Jul-12
Wang Dang Doodle
Wang Hao vs A Giri, 2013

Jul-11
Let Your Schelfhout
A G Preusse vs W Schelfhout, 1910

Jul-10
Darn it to Hecht
Hecht vs Keene, 1966

Jul-09
Sultanov Swing
V Sultanov vs S Kamaletdinov, 2011

Jul-08
Do You Know the Muffang Man?
A Muffang vs Robatsch, 1956

Jul-07
Liebertarian
Uhlmann vs H Liebert, 1976

Jul-06
Hund Dread
B Hund vs C Hartog, 1978

Jul-05
Don't Throw Me in the Breyer Patch!
J Smeets vs Carlsen, 2010

Jul-04
Marshall Stacks
Marshall vs H Wolf, 1906

Jul-03
Scarborough Fair
H Saunders vs Tartakower, 1929

Jul-02
Drawn and Quartered
A Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863

Jul-01
What's a Matta You?
M Lodhi vs V K Matta, 2008

Jun-30
Shaw-Berry Fields
J Shaw vs N Berry, 2001

Jun-29
Anna-lyzed
A Kopinits vs G Danner, 2013

Jun-28
J P Morgan Chased
J P Morgan vs W P Shipley, 1891

Jun-27
Recastling
Petrosian vs J Peters, 1976

Jun-26
Cuki Monster
J Cukierman vs Tartakower, 1930

Jun-25
Sitting Purdy
E Hugolf vs Purdy, 1956

Jun-24
Stealthy Gelfy
Caruana vs Gelfand, 2013

Jun-23
Where Anat May Drink
Karpov vs Dorfman, 1976

Jun-22
Straits of M A Gelly
Lasker vs M A Gelly, 1910

Jun-21
Motley Crewe
Gossip vs J Crewe, 1887

Jun-20
My Favorite Martian
A M Petrisor vs D Martian, 2012

Jun-19
Dambusters
R Dam vs D Norwood, 1988

Jun-18
Hairy Houdini
Rybka vs Houdini, 2011

Jun-17
The Good Samarian
C Samarian vs G Gennari, 2005

Jun-16
Driving Miss Deysi
D E Cori Tello vs A Muzychuk, 2010

Jun-15
What Can Browne Do for You?
Browne vs Quinteros, 1974

Jun-14
Everybody's Sorkin for the Weekend
I Sorkin vs A Chow, 2006

Jun-13
Hort Beat
Taimanov vs Hort, 1975

Jun-12
Quit Dragon Me Down
L Barczay vs Sosonko, 1977

Jun-11
Legal Gray Area
Gunsberg vs NN, 1907

Jun-10
Hava Nigela
Short vs Gelfand, 1992

Jun-09
The Pipe Game
Marshall vs Burn, 1900

Jun-08
Beer Chaser
Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851

Jun-07
Cenek View
C Kottnauer vs Bogoljubov, 1932

Jun-06
Slim to Nunn
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999

Jun-05
The Podebrady Bunch
Opocensky vs K Skalicka, 1936

Jun-04
That's All, Faulks
N Faulks vs Granda Zuniga, 2010

Jun-03
Roly-Poly
H Rolletschek vs R Polzin, 2002

Jun-02
Emory Board
E Tate vs Shabalov, 2006

Jun-01
Beast of Boden
S Boden vs Morphy, 1858

May-31
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
Morozevich vs I Papaioannou, 2010

May-30
Ding Bats
Ding Liren vs Ni Hua, 2013

May-29
Make Short Work
Short vs Van Wely, 2013

May-28
Foltys Towers
Foltys vs E Eliskases, 1936

May-27
In Flanders' Field
F Jackson vs C Flanders, 2006

May-26
Quicksand
Fischer vs A Sandrin, 1964

May-25
Englisch Patient
Englisch vs Tarrasch, 1885

May-24
Royal Tea
G Crown vs Lipton, 1947

May-23
Karpov Diem
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984

May-22
Tejada They Fall
H Tejada vs A Padros Simon, 1985

May-21
Winning an Oscar
V Small vs Panno, 1988

May-20
A Bitter Pilnik to Swallow
Pilnik vs Najdorf, 1942

May-19
Bad Hrair Day
H Simonian vs Lutsko, 2007

May-18
Serper Fi
Serper vs A J Mestel, 1990

May-17
Let the Breyer Beware
Reti vs Breyer, 1913

May-16
Kotov Arms
Kotov vs Kholmov, 1971

May-15
A Spoonful of Seegert Makes the Matthiesen Go Down
K Seegert vs M Matthiesen, 2009

May-14
Loch Nez Monster
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1957

May-13
Graham Cracker
G Reid vs V Avari, 1998

May-12
The Mother of All Swindles
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963

May-11
Vladimir's Travels
Kramnik vs Lputian, 1992

May-10
Baldur Dash
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929

May-09
Danner is Served
Kupreichik vs G Danner, 1966

May-08
Owen to the Fact
Owen vs T W Barnes, 1857

May-07
Djinga Unchained
E Djingarova vs A Ushenina, 2006

May-06
Salov into the Sunset
E Grant vs Salov, 1983

May-05
Sinko de Maia
Gulko vs Chiburdanidze, 1978

May-04
Sicilian Mafia
I Lesnik vs Joze Siska, 1948

May-03
Let Milov Open the Door
V Milov vs J Eriksson, 2000

May-02
Sense of Huemmer
G Welling vs B Huemmer, 1982

May-01
Gelfand the Flames
Gelfand vs Adams, 2013

Apr-30
Patay Cake
Przepiorka vs J Von Patay, 1926

Apr-29
A Quick Game of Blitsko
M Heinsohn vs B Blitsko, 2012

Apr-28
Morra Less
Lenderman vs Gulko, 2007

Apr-27
Pawn My Word!
E Formanek vs A Lein, 1977

Apr-26
The Italian Job
Jobava vs Karjakin, 2013

Apr-25
Third Time's a Charm
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971

Apr-24
The Fine Print
Fine vs Dake, 1933

Apr-23
On a Ding and a Prayer
Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013

Apr-22
Nothing at Tal
Smyslov vs Tal, 1964

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