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Trapped Units, Sacs -- Phasing Out
Compiled by fredthebear
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A Stunning Comeback!
C Latino vs S R Dumas, 2010 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Don't grab the b- pawn w/thy queen!
Morphy vs Paulsen, 1857 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Queen trap on the h-file
Korchnoi vs Nunn, 1981 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 33 moves, 0-1

KGA, Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 S/he's a gonner!
W W Young vs Marshall, 1913 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Probably staged; a hunted king turning hunter
R Steel vs R Ross, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

10.Ne5!! This game is a BLAST!!
Staunton vs NN, 1840 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

No brakes on this attack from Spassky
Spassky vs N Rashkovsky, 1973 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

A "kitchen sink" game
Alekhine vs Mendelevic, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's gem
Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1923 
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Demolition and clearance sacrifice 19. Nf6+!
Szabo vs N Padevsky, 1972 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

Blindfold attack; Black is stripped of his pawns in MG
Anand vs F Vallejo Pons, 2005 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Odd final position; White dare not release the pin but he must.
Geller vs P Ostojic, 1969 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian w/colors reversed; blistering MG
Smyslov vs Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

"A modern Evergreen"
Cifuentes Parada vs Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Savon's 19.Qxf6!! leads to Hook mate of sorts
Savon vs Polugaevsky, 1971 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

A smashing finish!
Lasker vs S Polner, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Morphy is destructive like an enormous hurricane
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Q sac followed by mate w/a pawn
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Three knights are given away w/out material compensation
Tal vs E Nievergelt, 1959 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Q sacrifice makes all the difference
Kogan vs Arencibia Rodriguez, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Bishop sacrifice opens the gates in the knick of time
M Tauber vs P Bachmayr, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Q grabs b2 pawn and gets trapped
B Wall vs J Friedrichsen, 1974 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Not quite the Englund Gambit miniature, but close??
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1987 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Unique minor piece trap of the Q grabbing a pawn
Schult vs Dax, 1941 
(B50) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

A famous queen trap
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Nc7+ & Nf7+ are coming!
Janisek vs Berces, 1976 
(B27) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Dbl R Sac
T Wall vs D Ippolito, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Another "pin it to win it"
D Saxton vs Darting, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 7 moves, 1-0

Another Qc6 pinned by Bb5!
Barnett vs Eastwood, 1949 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Another 3 piece miniature attack on f7
Myers vs Savon, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Black cannot mirror White in the Russian Game
O Bernstein vs NN, 1931 
(000) Chess variants, 14 moves, 1-0

Bxf7+ followed by Ne6 traps the Black queen
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Double Rook Sacrifice
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Famous miniature
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Neat mate w/pawn forming bishop outpost
T L Petrosian vs Ara Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

A supported Boden's Mate
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

The Black queen has nowhere to hide
C B van den Berg vs J H Donner, 1965 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 13 moves, 1-0

Both sides hacking away; king flees into the trees
Lutikov vs Korchnoi, 1951 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 24 moves, 1-0

Lots of second guessing w/uncommon mating position
H Lehmann vs K Junge, 1942 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Crikey! Well done Benzol, this is magic.
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

There is a whole lot to like about this attack!
M Esserman vs V Martirosov, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

the gambit was not only dangerous, but perfectly sound
M Esserman vs Van Wely, 2011 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Fantastic double sacrifice
E Berg vs Bareev, 2005 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

delete
P Larsson vs Englund, 1942 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 12 moves, 0-1

delete
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1892 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

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