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1. d4!
Compiled by Benjamin Lau
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Who said 1. d4 is boring? Here are some fun and exciting 1. d4 wins and draws to dispel the old myths.

Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Maroczy, 1931 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Mendelevic, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Tal vs K Klasup, 1952 
(A80) Dutch, 64 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anand vs Karpov, 1996 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Timman, 1985 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Spielmann, 1928 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Gavrikov, 1981 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Fischer, 1959 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs Ivanchuk, 1991 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld vs Maroczy, 1922 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs S Johannessen, 1966 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Short, 2000 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Petrovsky, 1946 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Ghitescu, 1967 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Bukic vs Tal, 1967 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 40 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

R Jedynak vs B Thorfinnsson, 2001 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1922 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Grischuk, 2003 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs X3D Fritz, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Vaganian vs G Forintos, 1975 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Yudasin, 1994 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 36 moves, 1-0

Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Bareev vs Akopian, 2004 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 55 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Anand, 1993 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Kholmov, 1947 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 46 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Timman, 1994 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1904 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Burn, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Shabalov, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Sadvakasov, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Marjanovic, 1980 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs S Begun, 1978 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 24 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 1988 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Koblents vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pillsbury vs Winawer, 1896 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Anand, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Kiril D Georgiev vs Topalov, 1992 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 39 moves, 1-0

Epishin vs Shabalov, 1993 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 10 moves, 1-0

C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Khalifman vs Serper, 1994 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1994 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 34 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Vaganian, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Kavalek vs Matulovic, 1966 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Spassky, 1971 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Dzindzichashvili, 1967 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Fischer, 1959 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 34 moves, 1-0

Van der Wiel vs Tiviakov, 2001 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 19 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Chiburdanidze, 1980 
(E92) King's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs O Neikirch, 1958 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs A Hauchard, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Balashov, 1974 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 28 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Short, 1995 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Petrosian, 1967 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Piket, 1997 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Bronstein, 1979 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 1-0

Anand vs P Nikolic, 2000 
(A90) Dutch, 40 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Schlechter, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Yusupov, 1989 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 42 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Beliavsky, 1990 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Z Andriasian, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Yermolinsky vs Kaidanov, 1993 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Kotov, 1953 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Gelfand, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Matulovic, 1967 
(A73) Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O, 42 moves, 1-0

Zhu Chen vs I Krush, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 46 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs A Zaitsev, 1962 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs J Baca Arus, 1912 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 33 moves, 1-0

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