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Foodfight's Chess Club Games
Compiled by foodfight

These are games used in our chess lessons.

Using rooks to control the open file
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1938 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Using rooks to control the open file.
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Trapping and attacking the king in the middle of the board
Keres vs Sajtar, 1954 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Trapping and attacking the king in the middle of the board
Browne vs Quinteros, 1974 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Escape by perpetual check
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A15) English, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Escape by perpetual check
Simagin vs Aronin, 1947 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

End game: Exploiting the bad bishop. Start at move 23.
Saidy vs Fischer, 1964 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 0-1

End game: Exploiting the bad bishop. Start at move 36.
Averbakh vs Lilienthal, 1949 
(E90) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Exploiting the bad bishop. Start at move 20.
Najdorf vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

End game: Exploiting the bad bishop. Start at move 25.
Burn vs Alekhine, 1911 
(C13) French, 82 moves, 1-0

Kings Indian Attack
O Cvitan vs A Borg, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

GBW defense setup for closed games against the English
Bobotsov vs Najdorf, 1970
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 0-1

Offer a sacrifice to open lines to the uncastled king.
Chigorin vs Burn, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

Closed center: White counters Black's f5 flank attack
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Closed center: Open file for rooks, tack with space advantage
Taimanov vs Geller, 1953 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 40 moves, 1-0

Closed center: Attacking a pawn chain and blocking a pawn break
P San Segundo Carrillo vs Topalov, 1996 
(E92) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

Closed Center: Exchange sac
Tolush vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

Closed center: Counter queenside break with kingside break
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Closed Center: Pay attention to where the pawns point
Milner-Barry vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 54 moves, 0-1

Closed center
Van Wely vs Topalov, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 47 moves, 0-1

Closed center: Spanish Attack, White sacs a pawn to open file
Yates vs L Asztalos, 1927 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 53 moves, 1-0

Closed Center: Spanish Attack, Rubenstein's defense 21..Nf7
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Closed center: Open files with flank pawns
Karpov vs Andersson, 1969 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 60 moves, 1-0

Open Center: Back rank threat
A Sokolov vs Yusupov, 1986 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

Open Center: 0-0-0 and attack the uncastled king
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Open center: 0-0-0 and attack the 0-0-0 king
Pirc vs Alekhine, 1931 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

Open Center: Use open diagonals to attack squares around king
Szabo vs G Sigurjonsson, 1968 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Open Center: Use open diagonals to attack squares around king
Flohr vs R Pitschak, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

closed center
Flohr vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 1-0

Mobile center: Win the initiative by rolling pawns forward.
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 48 moves, 1-0

Mobile center: Disrupt white's push to e4.
H Bouwmeester vs Euwe, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 73 moves, 0-1

Mobile center: Ruin White's chance to mobilze the center.
Szabo vs Petrosian, 1953 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 39 moves, 0-1

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