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Openings of the Day 2012 Starting July 2nd
Compiled by shinelikeastar
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The Openings of the Day for July 6, July 21, August 10, August 13- October 29, October 31, November 3-5, November 8-9, and November 17-19 are missing.

Other "-of the Day"s by shinelikeastar- Games of the Day, Players of the Day, Puzzles of the Day, Quotes of the Day.

There is one game for each Opening of the Day here. Enjoy!

July 2- Caro-Kann, Classical
B Niezgoda vs M Miroslaw, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

July 3- Old Benoni
N Tereshchenko vs Alekhine, 1909 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

July 4- The Manhattan Defense
Alekhine vs Russian Tennis Club, 1932 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

July 5- Queen's Gambit Decl., Orth. Def., Rubinstein Attack
Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1920  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

July 7- Sicilian, Gran Prix Attack
L Day vs Angantysson, 1979 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 1-0

July 8- King's Indian, Averbakh, Main Line
G Cabral vs L Perdomo, 2001
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

July 9- Cochrane Gambit
S Reinhardt vs S Eichner, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

July 10- Two Knights Defense
M Mampel vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1944 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

July 11- Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Variation
J F Pierrot vs M J Tempone, 2001
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

July 12- Anderssen's Opening
R Crepeaux vs D Danchev, 1936
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 71 moves, 1-0

July 13- Sicilian, Gurgenidze Variation
N Alexandria vs M Litinskaya-Shul, 1973 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

July 14- Giuoco Piano
Tartakower vs Fahrni, 1914
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

July 15- Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
Tiviakov vs N Das, 2003 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 58 moves, 0-1

July 16- Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
B Kelly vs Sosonko, 1995
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

July 17- English, Three Knights System
J Benade vs F Piccoli, 2002 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 0-1

July 18- Ruy Lopez, Exchange
Malisauskas vs Psakhis, 1989 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

July 19- Nimzo-Indian
J H Donner vs Larsen, 1958 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 33 moves, 0-1

July 20- Queen's Pawn, Mason Variation
N Legky vs D Fingerov, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

July 22- King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1855
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 43 moves, 1-0

July 23- English
Larsen vs Spassky, 1981 
(A26) English, 44 moves, 0-1

July 24- Ruy Lopez, Marshall
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

July 25- Benoni Defense
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

July 26- Nimsowitsch Gambit
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

July 27- Semi-Slav, Meran
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 35 moves, 0-1

July 28- Bird's Opening
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

July 29- Danish Gambit
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

July 30- Center Game
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

July 31- Elephant Gambit
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

August 1- Queen's Gambit Declined, Marshall Defense
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

August 2- Queen's Indian
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

August 3- Slav, w/ 4...a6
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

August 4- English
Krasenkow vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 0-1

August 5- King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
Chigorin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1903 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

August 6- Englund Gambit
J Krejcik vs J Thirring, 1898 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

August 7- Bogoljubov Defense
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

August 8- Sicilian, Dragon Variation
Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

August 9- Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

August 11- Bishop's Opening
Kharlov vs Topalov, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

August 12- Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional...
Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1988 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 38 moves, 1-0

October 30- Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

November 1- The Van Geet Opening
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

November 2- Dutch, Staunton Gambit
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

November 6- Santasiere's Folly
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

November 7- Neo-Grunfeld Defense
Dake vs J Schmitt, 1949 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

November 10- King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
J Elbilia vs Shirov, 1993 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 22 moves, 0-1

Novenber 11- Sicilian, Najdorf
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

November 12- Semi-Slav, Shabalov-Shirov Gambit
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

November 13- Orangutan Opening (Polish Opening)
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

November 14- Pirc, Austrian Attack
W So vs M Mahjoob, 2007 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

November 15- Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
Tal vs Aronin, 1957 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

November 16- Slav, Main Line
Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

November 20- Old Indian
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

November 21- Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit
H Bogart vs NN, 1933 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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