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yHammer the 6th Rank (Black hits 3rd Rank)
Compiled by fredthebear

These games feature Nxe6, Bxe6 or Qxe6, Alekhine's Block Rf6, etc. Just about any unit blocking the backward c- or f-pawn has quite a cramping effect on the opposition.

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The Lark And Her Young Ones With The Owner Of A Field

"Depend on yourself alone,"
Has to a common proverb grown.
It's thus confirmed in Aesop's way:
The larks to build their nests are seen
Among the wheat-crops young and green;
That is to say,
What time all things, dame Nature heeding,
Betake themselves to love and breeding –
The monstrous whales and sharks,
Beneath the briny flood,
The tigers in the wood,
And in the fields, the larks.
One she, however, of these last,
Found more than half the spring-time past
Without the taste of spring-time pleasures;
When firmly she set up her will
That she would be a mother still,
And resolutely took her measures; –
First, got herself by Hymen matched;
Then built her nest, laid, sat, and hatched.
All went as well as such things could.
The wheat-crop ripening before the brood
Were strong enough to take their flight,
Aware how perilous their plight,
The lark went out to search for food,
And told her young to listen well,
And keep a constant sentinel.
"The owner of this field," said she,
"Will come, I know, his grain to see.
Hear all he says; we little birds
Must shape our conduct by his words."
No sooner was the lark away,
Than came the owner with his son.
"This wheat is ripe," said he: "now run
And give our friends a call
To bring their sickles all,
And help us, great and small,
Tomorrow, at the break of day."
The lark, returning, found no harm,
Except her nest in wild alarm.
Says one, "We heard the owner say,
Go, give our friends a call
To help, tomorrow, break of day."
Replied the lark, "If that is all,
We need not be in any fear,
But only keep an open ear.
As gay as larks, now eat your victuals. – "
They ate and slept – the great and littles.
The dawn arrives, but not the friends;
The lark soars up, the owner wends
His usual round to view his land.
"This grain," says he, "ought not to stand.
Our friends do wrong; and so does he
Who trusts that friends will friendly be.
My son, go call our kith and kin
To help us get our harvest in."
This second order made
The little larks still more afraid.
"He sent for kindred, mother, by his son;
The work will now, indeed, be done."
"No, darlings; go to sleep;
Our lowly nest we'll keep."
With reason said; for kindred there came none.
Thus, tired of expectation vain,
Once more the owner viewed his grain.
"My son," said he, "we're surely fools
To wait for other people's tools;
As if one might, for love or pelf,
Have friends more faithful than himself!
Engrave this lesson deep, my son.
And know you now what must be done?
We must ourselves our sickles bring,
And, while the larks their matins sing,
Begin the work; and, on this plan,
Get in our harvest as we can."
This plan the lark no sooner knew,
Than, "Now's the time," she said, "my chicks;"
And, taking little time to fix,
Away they flew;
All fluttering, soaring, often grounding,
Decamped without a trumpet sounding.

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Nxf7 sac, Q&B battery hit e6
Myers vs Savon, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Notes by Eric Schiller
D D van Geet vs Guyt, 1967  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 1-0 Develop instead of ...h6??
J Krejcik vs NN, 1908 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 0-1 Crusher uses a pin, R sac
Moll vs Falkbeer, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Unpin and penetrate holes
M Miannay vs F Bruneau, 1991 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening/Modern (A00) 1-0 Smothered Queen
J Cukierman vs NN, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Y Wen vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

KIA vs FR (A08) 1-0 Outnumbered 2 attackers, 1 defender = N sac
Bronstein vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Reversed Alekhine's Defense; Beautiful Miniature w/a Q Sac
D D van Geet vs W Versnel, 1950 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Q sac tags NN in six!
NN vs Du Mont, 1802 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Reti Gambit (A09) 0-1 N+; it's one or the other
B Andonov vs Lputian, 1987 
(A09) Reti Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18)1/2-1/2 12 moves
Keene vs D Anderton, 1977 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0Gone shopping
L Oepen vs S Maus, 1988 
(A25) English, 16 moves, 1-0

King's English. 3Knights (A27) 1-0 Standard fianchetto trap
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2010 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

An old, lethal queen sac miniature vs. Kside fianchetto defense
Muller vs NN, 1928 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights, Fianchetto Lines (A29) 0-1Smothered#
G Iskov vs M Bartrina, 1974 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 8 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Four Knights (A30) 1-0 B & R sac for Qh5+
Kramnik vs NN, 1999 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1-0

English Miniature; Smothered Mate in 5
De Fraenkell vs NN, 1934 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 5 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 0-1Be careful where you aim
Simon J vs J Bar-Nir, 1963 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Double knight sacrifices crack the h-file for the Q/R battery
O Frink vs F J Le Count, 1923 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

Indian Game/Veresov (A45) 1-0 Remove the Guard
J Hector vs N Kirkegaard, 2006 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Knight smothers Queen or fxe3 Qh4+ g3 Qxg3#
A Gibaud vs F Lazard, 1924 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 4 moves, 0-1

Budapest G Declined? (A51) 0-1 Perhaps a more correct unpin
K Zimak vs J Sobek, 1992 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 0-1 Smothered mate
B Imeeva vs A Jovanovic, 2001 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def (A52) 0-1 Peculiar knight is deadly!
J Laszlo vs L Alfoldy, 1933 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Janowski M L (A53) 0-1 En prise Black minors
R J Gross vs L Christiansen, 1973 
(A53) Old Indian, 12 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 Remove the Guard
S Savchenko vs Savon, 1999 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

Benoni, Hromadka System (A56) 0-1 Pin it to win it FAILED!
L Spassov vs Adorjan, 1977 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Queen sac on empty square lures king into scissors R+B mate
J F Smyth vs H Helms, 1915 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

Janzen-Korchnoi Gambit 2.h3 3.g4 (A80) 1-0 h-file attack, Qg6#
J Bandres Carballo vs D Bustos Serrano, 2001 
(A80) Dutch, 6 moves, 1-0

3...g6 is an old recommendation of Tartakover's.
B Malisov vs Kupreichik, 1963 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Dutch, Staunton Gambit (A82) 1-0 Daredevil Rook
F K Overduyn vs H F M J Steffelaar, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

JakO Dutch Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 0-1 Qside heat
M Kuerschner vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit (A83) 1-0 Spearhead g6+
L Palau vs J Nollmann, 1948 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 12 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton G. (A83) 1-0 She's in close; Rook sac comin'
Timoshenko vs H Niedermayr, 1998 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Dutch: Queen's Knight Variation (A85) 0-1 Pile on the pin
T Molchanova vs A Wagener, 2009 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 14 moves, 0-1

Game 38: "Wonders and Curiosities of Chess"
Gruenfeld vs Torre, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

The first "Fool's Mate" with Queen Sac
Greco vs NN, 1623 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Two consecutive humdinger N sacrifices
E Bhend vs E Schneiders, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

French/Owen's Defense (A40) 1-0 15 moves, smothered mate
H Namyslo vs R Lau, 1996 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

French / Owen Defense (C00) 1-0 Simultaneous pin & fork
Chigorin vs A Skipworth, 1883 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Minors biting majors
K Spraggett vs F South, 1976 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def., Advance Var (B00) 0-1 Knt invasion miniature
D Sherborne vs D Wake, 1857 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def. Marshall Variation (B01) 1-0 Smothered Q
G Malbran vs D Lanza, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 1-0

3..Qd8-Ilundain Variation. Capa's unpin opening trap in action
A Raetsky vs W Schmid, 2012 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Steiner Var (B02) 1-0 What a hurricane attack!
R H Steinmeyer vs N Bernstein, 1944 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: (Not) Normal Var (B02) 0-1 Reinfeld # puzzle
I Rabinovich vs Levenfish, 1927 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Q Hunt
S Makarichev vs Alburt, 1978 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Gobl vs Jonas, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Balogh Variation (B03) 1-0 Q threats
F M Wren vs R F H Sprow, 1944 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 1-0 Very helpful Rook!
A Bisguier vs Larsen, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Q sac upon overworked pawn
E Pedersen vs H Keller, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Hit from all sides
I Kurnosov vs M Dzhumaev, 2008 
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R J Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne 4.Bg5 (B07) 1-0 Storming the fianchetto
S Chumfwa vs W Kobese, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. 2Knights (B08) 0-1 Ruin the K's shield
Schiffler vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 16 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack (B08) 1-0 Cambridge Springs 1904
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Fischer's R block!!
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Nxf7 KxNf7 Qxe6+
Alekhine vs R Bruce, 1938 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Notes by AA
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

It's a KP carving, not a C-K Def (B10) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance. Short Var (B12)1-0 Mutual Pawn grabbers
H Wang vs F Rouhani, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

The "other Fischer" gets crushed!
A Gerschenkron vs Fischer, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Exchange (B13) 1-0 Tal @13 uses Alekhine's Block
Tal vs Leonov, 1949 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov (B17) 1-0 Morphy's Mate coming
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern, Ivanchuk Def (B17) 1-0 Slammin' Rs
J Dworakowska vs P Ofstad, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20)1-0 Premature Bg4 pin loses again
B South vs T Neshan, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit Declined (B20) 1-0Here comes Lolli's Mate.
P J Preece vs R Kent, 1977
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Rip open the d-file to get to the monarch
Fischer vs Auner, 1960 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

The wrong Smith-Morra Gambit defense; accuracy by White
L Kurtesch vs Berta, 1958 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen Formation (B21) 1-0 B&Q
A Kristjansson vs M Spooner, 2002 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin (B22) Nxf7 w/Q/B battery to hit e6
D Brandenburg vs J Broekmeulen, 2006 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 (B22) 1-0 10 move smothered mate using pin
I A Horowitz vs Plankart, 1958 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1Black mates in 2
Blatny vs Jansa, 1986 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

Frank James Marshall (1877-1944) The Gold Coin Game
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Anand vs NN, 1993 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 7 moves, 1-0

Black must watch those Sicilian White knights on the d-file!
H Andruschak vs L Strull, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed, Traditional (B23) 1-0 "Emil Fit For A King"
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic, Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Common # w/Ne7 & fianchetto
J Reeder vs T Peria, 1977 
(B27) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sic Katalimov Var (B27) 1-0 Black thinks he's won a pawn...
Koronghi vs Szemegyi, 1985 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) Mini: Fischer's Q trap or #
Humburg vs W Mandel, 1965 
(B27) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B23) HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly, Normal, Kan Line (B41) 1-0 Nxe6 opens door
G Marco vs Maroczy, 1905 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 13 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30)Discovery becomes royal fork
Y Dembo vs V Pejnovic, 1994 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) Here's another common unpin you should know
G Schnitzler vs Hardung, 1862 
(B30) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Turov won "Ciudad de Sevilla", 2014 !
Turov vs D Bocharov, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Embarrassing smothered mate
J McGrouther vs R McCann, 1893 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open, Maroczy Bind (B38) 1-0 Wood on the fire!
Lasker vs Broderson, 1908 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

F Old Sicilian (B32) 1-0 Mini: Bxf7+, Ne6 hits Royalty
L Mischke vs Miarczynski, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

Sic Lasker-Pelikan (B33) Developing B w/a single threat=blunder
Jakowlew vs Chalmanski, 1984 
(B33) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 Rook Hard-at-Work
Smeets vs Carlsen, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Sic Accelerated Dragon Maroczy Bind (B39) 1-0Beware Q&B battery
N Gaprindashvili vs R Servaty, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

White rapidly deploys all four minor pieces
K Treybal vs J Rejfir, 1933 
(B40) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) · 1-0 Smothered Mate
Margave vs NN, 1976 
(B40) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Gary was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Pin Variation (B40) 1-0 Killer pawn
A Wagner-Michel vs A Fischer, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Nge7, anywhere in this defense is suicide!
Gurejev vs Boiko, 1983 
(B44) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen Var (B44) 0-1 Look before you grab!
D Mardle vs N Gaprindashvili, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

Pawn grabbling doesn't disable the mating battery
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 11 moves, 1-0

Better park your bishop elsewhere!
D Pelan vs M Hand, 1981 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 8 moves, 1-0

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Exposure
Larsen vs Hort, 1978 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Classical (B56) 1-0 Smothered N+ on 6th nets Black Q
E Szalanczy vs A Wallner, 1982 
(B56) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical (B57) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Blatny vs Dasek, 1950 
(B56) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Modern ML (B57) LC usually gives the tactics lesson
E Lubarsky vs L Christiansen, 1982 
(B57) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sic Richter-Rauzer. Classical Var (B64) 1-0 Pile on the Pin
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

$ic Dragon Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 $upport # next
A Suarez Real vs A Alonso Alvarez, 2014 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Van Wely's Najdorf demolished by Kasparov's English Attack
Kasparov vs Van Wely, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 1-0

Q-sac for double check, a la Fischer-Mygmasuren
I Madl vs D Summermatter, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 24, John Emms Starting Out: Demolition19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Bxe6 sacrifice opens the door
T Ernst vs C Gruvaeus, 2000 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 13 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Immune Ne6 helps trap the Q!
Waserski vs Godes, 1975 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Quite the finish
F Zimmermann vs W Huebner, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf Polugayevsky Var Simagin Line (B96) 1-0 Cntr smash!
Tal vs NN, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96) 1-0 Super Sac Attack!!
Sven Pedersen vs P Gallmeyer, 1971 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 0-1 Dbl N sacs Fail
C Velasquez Ojeda vs L Valenzuela Fuentealba, 2004
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Var (B99) 1-0 Thunderous!
B Vuckovic vs S Marinkovic, 2006 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 7.Ng3 might hold it.
NN vs E Canal, 1935 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit, resembles Goring (C21) 1-0 crossfire, h-file
Blackburne vs C Puller, 1872 
(C21) Center Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit (C21) 1-0 Greek gift & Nf6 sac creates Bf6 block
Alekhine vs Rozanov / Simson, 1917 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Striking last move like Marshall's "Pieces of Gold" game
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1 Greco Mate
Reichert vs E Diemer, 1950 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Notes by JHB; Q batteries
J G Colbourne vs Blackburne, 1894  
(C22) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening, Pseudo Evans G (44) 1-0 I didn't see that #
Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0, Bxf7+, Ng5+ Q trap
E Paehtz vs M Mueller-Seps, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24)1-0 Rob the pin, spearhead
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1939 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C25) 1-0 Mini: Lightning finish!
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 1-0 Bf6 block!
Alekhine vs De Cassio, 1944 
(C25) Vienna, 10 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Can opener
Steinitz vs NN, 1860 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

KGD/Vienna Gambit (C25) 1-0 Crusher up the middle
Keres vs A Peet, 1932 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 N & Q penetrate
J Mieses vs Pillsbury, 1895  
(C26) Vienna, 22 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C26) 1-0 K walk, Q sac, mate by B+N+p
H Reinle vs NN, 1936 
(C28) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Twas played between James A. Leonard & Frederick Perrin
J A Leonard vs F Perrin, 1861 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 1-0Nice miniature to know
R Bass vs R Armstrong, 1952 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Prepare the Pin: A nice motif that comes up fairly often.
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C28) Vienna Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Vienna King Trap [Vienna Gambit] A Reinfeld checkmate puzzle
K Hamppe vs Steinitz, 1859 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mason Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Pile on the pin
D G Baird vs Blackburne, 1898 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

P-K4 La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check is mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0Pry open h-file, sac, Q+, rob pin, #
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Neat Q trap
P S Leonhardt vs NN, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 0-1 The Original Boden's Mate!
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical (C64) 1-0 Smothered Queenmate!
Z von Balla vs A Ritzen, 1914 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Akiba gives rook odds and delivers mate w/the remaining rook!
Rubinstein vs NN, 1903 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird's Opening/Chess variants (000) 1-0 Really quite beautiful
Zukertort vs Count Epoureano, 1872 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Classical. Albin Gambit (000)1-0 Odd but pretty #
Bird vs Pinkerley, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Evan's Gambit minus 1kNight and he pulls of Boden's Mate!
Morphy vs J Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: General (C40) 1-0 Smothered Mate Mini
Kranzle vs Krause, 1939 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1 Sac Festival
NN vs E Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor CG. Zukertort Var (C41) 0-1 Sacs open lines, enter Q
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange Variation (C41) 1-0 hole on f6
B Wall vs Kubasek, 1974 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Minors trap Q
Philidor vs NN, 1990 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Turn the tables; hunter becomes the hunted
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0Logical, crushing drive
J Cervenka vs NN, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Russian Game Classical Attack. Marshall Var(C42) 0-1Resting Qs
Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Wham! Bam!
Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch (C45) 1-0 Common mini when fianchetto B bites the dust
B Blumenfeld vs NN, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian (C50) 0-1 Unsound attack on f7
E Geake vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 0-1 Demolition on kingside
V Knorre vs Chigorin, 1874 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Notes by JHB
NN vs Blackburne, 1871  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Pin, Discovered Double Check, Ng6#
J Watkinson vs NN, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 13 moves, 1-0

From Diagonal to Square Knights - Checkmate
H Clemenz vs F Eisenschmidt, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Q sac, Double Check-mate!
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Bf3 Block
Albin vs Blackburne, 1897 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Blackburne vs Leverson, 1885  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Declined (C51) 1-0 Stripped clean as a whistle!
Marshall vs R Short, 1894  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 Fine Deflection
Anderssen vs G W Medley, 1851
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Pierce Def (C52) 0-1 How weird finishes come about
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Queenside clamp
Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 Q sac, Disc Dbl ++
Steinitz vs E Pilhal, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 1-0 Bc4, Ng5, Qh5
Brychta vs Botur, 1951 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Blindfolded Paul Morphy defeats his Uncle in 20 moves
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1849 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Classical, Atypical (C53) 1-0 Terrific manuevering
Euwe vs A van Foreest, 1921 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0Unusual White Ns
C Bauer vs J M Iruzubieta Villaluenga, 2010 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian: Classical Greco Gambit Mason Gambit (C53) miniature
Alekhine vs NN, 1911 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco (C54) 1-0 Shades of Frank Marshall
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit Greco Var (C54)1-0 R $ac!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 51 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Rook Lift, Queen sacrifice and Arabian Mate all in one!
Koltanowski vs NN, 1945 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 0-1 Q sac, Knights smack!
Lewis vs E L Dayton, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0Brilliant smothered#
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Sacs on the 6th!!
Chigorin vs Alapin, 1885 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

2 Knights, Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57) 0-1
Kerner vs A Brinckmann, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

2 Kts Traxler Counterattack Bishop sac (C57) 0-1 3 piece mate
L Larsson vs C Erlandsson, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

-Fried Liver Attack- 9 moves
B Wall vs Bell, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

2 kNights Def. Traxler Counterattack N sac (C57) 0-1Discovered+
H Leo vs K Dyke, 1974 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Spanish Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 Robbing the pin smothers the Q
Vasiukov vs S Giterman, 1960 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Cozio Defense (C60) 1-0 Notes by JHB; h-file attack
Blackburne vs NN, 1893  
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Scene in Stanley Kubrick's movie "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs C Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Steiner (C89) 0-1 Uncommon # pattern
W Frere vs Marshall, 1917 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 17 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense (C62) 0-1 Half-open g-file
NN vs Breithaupt, 1942 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 11 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1 Sac to expose
E Hofmann vs H Lambert, 1947 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Steinitz Defense (C62) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
L Schmid vs Welz, 1945 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Greek gift
G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

G120: My Best Games Of Chess 1924-1937 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 CrazyLikeAFox
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 0-1 Valiant Knight
Geller vs G Garcia, 1978 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Great combo; use the pin and open up the kingside
Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish. Rubinstein Variation (C48) 0-1 Swarmed in 14 moves
A Dusek vs Nepustil, 1915 
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Classical (C48) 1-0 Pawn thrust to 6th
Maroczy vs Von Bardeleben, 1905 
(C48) Four Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 1-0 Bustin' Black Pawns
Lasker vs G A Fehmers, 1933 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def Pillsbury (C67) 1-0 White seizes the 6th
M Apicella vs J Boudre, 2001
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

(D06) Fed introduces Boden's Mate to the Baltic Defense.
Fedorowicz vs S Brower, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack (D03) 0-1 Thunderous Qside N sacrifice
E Korchmar vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1931 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 22 moves, 0-1

checkers/whist/blind chess simul (1900) 1-0, 21 moves
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Chernev's "Logical Chess: Move by Move" Game 3, p.23-28
Colle vs J Delvaux, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

QG Declined: Marshall Def. (D06) 1-0Black must stop mate in one
G Pashos vs F Papastathi, 2001 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Very, VERY unique mate!!
S S Dodge vs J Houghteling, 1905 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Game 16 Crusher in Logical Chess by Chernev
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1889 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

QG Accepted: Saduleto Var (D20) 1-0 Dbl R sacs, K walk
W Schwartz vs Kieseritzky, 1842 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

QGA Mannheim Var (D23)1-0 Mutual Support: Ng5, Bxf7+, Ne6*
J Sajtar vs Sliwa, 1947 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

QGA Smyslov Var (D25) 1-0 Common trap Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+
B Wall vs R Gantt, 1978 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 1-0

Notes by H. N. Pillsbury; Cross pin to win
Burn vs Lasker, 1895  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

QGD. Ragozin Defense (D38) 0-1 Capture-Recapture, N fork
A Karu vs Keres, 1935 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 S mating combo!
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 h6 weakens 0-0 position
Pillsbury vs Winawer, 1896 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Chigorin Defense (D46) 1-0 Weak Kside crumbles
Capablanca vs C Jaffe, 1910 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD Pseudo-Tarrasch. PP Var (D50) 0-1 R sac, pile on pin, Q in
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 0-1 What an escape!
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French Chigorin / KIA / Reversed Philidor (C00) 1-0 Crossfire
M Paragua vs D Cilia Vincenti, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2 (C00)1-0 Q&N work well together
Sanduleac vs C Paun, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 Q sac opens h-file
Blackburne vs J West, 1885 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

The Korchnoi Queen on g3 piles on the pinned f2 pawn
S Tatai vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C01) French, Exchange, 14 moves, 0-1

French Advance, Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0 B Sac, N Outpost
B Wall vs H Murtaugh, 1971 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance Var (C02) 0-1 N# Semi-Smothered Mate
J Tkacova vs V Bracjunova, 1993 
(C02) French, Advance, 10 moves, 0-1

Tal sacrifices three minor pieces for mate
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 Up a piece
S Zojer vs S Arslanov, 2013 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Irving Chernev's book "Logical Chess: Move by Move".
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1889 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 17 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def(C07) 1-0R sac, B+ & fork LPDO R
Adams vs Bareev, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Invading N blast
Yanofsky vs J Therien, 1947 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Miniature: = PM's Opera House Game
Najdorf vs Glucksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French, Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Fianchetto creates weakness
A Kinoshita vs D Jegaden, 2008 
(C10) French, 7 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Useless vs. Useful Checks
B Wall vs W Wall, 1969 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Another fatal Nge7 w/Greek Gift
K Blom vs Niels Jensen, 1934 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 White K exposed
J Barton vs Breyer, 1911
(C10) French, 26 moves, 0-1

FR Rubinstein Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 W sacs 3 pieces on g7
P Dubinin vs D Petrov, 1936 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

TC10) French Defense: Rubinstein (C10) 0-1 Seize open lines
J Klavins vs Tal, 1949 
(C10) French, 18 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Miniature: 4 minors trap Q in 11
F Perrin vs NN, 1883 
(C11) French, 11 moves, 1-0

Nuts in a Knot Survival at it's BEST!
Fischer vs Benko, 1962 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Unthinkable combo
Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

French Classical Burn (C11)1-0 Overworked P allows Q "windmill"
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

French Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 Notes by Reti
Alekhine vs H Fahrni, 1914  
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

Excellent use of space, batteries, pins, and double check
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0!
K Spraggett vs R Bedard, 1972 
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Raking Bs force march
E M Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

French Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0Sac attack
Nisipeanu vs A Florean, 1995 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Q sac sets up 2 N mate
N Speijer vs Couvee, 1955 
(C14) French, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

French Winawer (C15) 1-0 Qxe6+ sacrifice; Boden's mate
Alekhine vs M Vasic Miles, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 kNights take off!
F J Perez Perez vs J Fernandez Pereda, 1947 
(C15) French, Winawer, 14 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Freebie or Forking N+
B Wall vs F Aparasi, 1973 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Advance, Moscow Var (C17) 0-1 The Rb1 is lost
N V Pedersen vs L Karlsson, 1996 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 1-0 More like a king jig
Shirov vs Plaskett, 1992 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Adv (C19) 1-0 Occupy the 6th w/half-open files
J Dueball vs G Jacoby, 1976 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

Catalan Closed Var (E06) 1-0 Solitaire Chess by I. A. Horowitz
Alekhine vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1945 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 40 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening (E00) 1-0 Sacs in MG, King hunts
Ivanchuk vs Turov, 2006 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi's 400 best games by Wade & Blackstock
Korchnoi vs N Levin, 1949 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 31 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian(E10) 1-0Doubled pawns exposed K
Carlsen vs Polgar, 2007 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Don't rook yourself
V David vs G Kacheishvili, 2001 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Notes by Raymond Keene, with excerpts. Excellent sacrifices!
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def Exchange (E11) 0-1 Lovely & Unexpected #Combo
G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0, 23 moves
M Feigin vs M Monticelli, 1936 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E27) 1-0 Q says take me!
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 0-1 The horse is hers!
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

"Kashdan's Immortal" magnificent double kNight finish!
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var(E39) 0-1 Q sac counterattack
J Eriksson vs J Hellsten, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Unusual mate
Vandette vs B Wall, 1976 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 12 moves, 0-1

31...Rxf3!! uses discovered attack, deflection, weak back rank
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. B Attack Classical Def (E48) 0-1 Nutso N sets it up
Van Wely vs P Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

NID Normal. Botvinnik System (E49) 1-0 Kside beats Qside attack
Granda Zuniga vs A Ivanov, 2003 
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 29 moves, 1-0

Rf1xf5 destroys the pawn structure and allows Qh5
Glek vs Z Lanka, 1997 
(E61) King's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

WC: KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Q sac for a discovery
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

KID Pomar System (White fianchetto) (E72) 0-1 Knight windmill!
J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994 
(E72) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

KID, Double Fianchetto Attack (A54) 0-1 WWII battle
S Belavenets vs Bronstein, 1941 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 24 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Def Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Heavies on the 6th
Yermolinsky vs P Hummel, 1999 
(E77) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1 Double Pin
Bareev vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E61) King's Indian, 19 moves, 0-1

KID Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 No sacs, just weak squares
L Stumpers vs Euwe, 1946 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox Var. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Q Sac, connected P's
V Malakhov vs Zvjaginsev, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

KID, Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Both knights deliver royal forks
M Pavlovic vs G Cabrilo, 1991 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch Variation (E80) 1-0 N sac, Queen trap
Spassky vs H Pfleger, 1986 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox Variation (E94) 0-1 Q+ will fork LPDO Rook
C F Ekeberg vs Carlsen, 2003 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 42 moves, 0-1

A textbook KID hack-attack
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

Tal sacs two Ns, pawn wedge supports penetration, discovered+
M Neibults vs Tal, 1954 
(E92) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Special Miniature: Alekhine's Block w/Classic B Sac
B Wall vs Bob Brooks, 1973 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Tripled pawns usually lose
W Schelfhout vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 0-1 Turn the tables on Legall's Mate
I Maclellan vs D Thompson, 1984 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Puzzling end -- overlooked zwischenzug
G Welling vs R Douven, 1982 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Game 2 in My Games 1920-1937 by Machgielis Euwe
Euwe vs Maroczy, 1921 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 17 in The Golden Dozen by Irving Chernev
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

KG Falkbeer CG. Staunton Line (C31) 0-1 Note by JHB; Fab finish
Allies vs Blackburne, 1893  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

The one time Morphy lost to Schulten
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1N, Q in close
Keres vs G Menke, 1933 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

KGA B's Gambit MacDonnell Attk (C33) 1-0 Analyze final position
M Lange vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Fischer finishes off "Greenblatt" with a truly unusual mate
Fischer vs Mac Hack VI, 1977 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Accepted. Breyer Gambit 3.Qf3 (C33) 1-0 Q sac
Capablanca vs A Chase, 1922 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Amazing KGA (C34) 1-0 Poor M20 is strung along the entire way.
Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit Accepted. Schallop Def (C34)0-1Royal fork or#
Efimov vs Bronstein, 1941 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

KGA MacDonnell Gambit (C37)1-0 Sac Minors, Discovered+, QxQ etc
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

fc KGA Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sac Rh1 Interesting book line
G Jonczak vs E Suarez, 1979 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 1-0Decoy sets up fork
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 0-1 Counter Attack!
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 1-0 Pressure on W
Fine vs L Persinger, 1945 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 0-1 kNights bite
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Pawn pokes
Anand vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Bf6 block is coffin nails
Fischer vs E German, 1962 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Declined (C44) 1-0 JHB # pattern
O Sarapu vs Z Frankel, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Variation (C44) 0-1 Arabian #
Reiner vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 En passant promotes, pins
Morphy vs Hart, 1854 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Notes by Steinitz -- breathtaking final combination
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Deadly Q&N
C Eliason vs Anderssen, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

A kind of delayed Jerome Gambit punished by Morphy
A Meek vs Morphy, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz (C44) 1-0 Castle opposite, battery
Alapin vs Harmonist, 1887 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Pins for both colors
B Blumenfeld vs Nimzowitsch, 1903 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 Spearhead, R sac deflection
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Defense (C46) 1-0 common miniature
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Q sac miniature
G Chandler vs E Gilliand, 1981 
(C46) Three Knights, 13 moves, 1-0

Stunning 17...QxBf3 later occupied by blocking bishop
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Four Knights, Double Spanish (C49) 1-0 Stuck in absolute pin
Blackburne vs Von Scheve, 1907 
(C49) Four Knights, 36 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 Broken Symmetry
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 1-0 Tremendous!
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 64 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Q sac, Greco's Mate
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Inventor sacs his queen
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Defense (C52) 1-0Heavy blows
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1856 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Rare pin along white's third row by black
Morozevich vs Adams, 2001 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 Spearhead, Boden's #
M Fico vs D Guerrini, 1981 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Compromised Defense Main Line (C52) 1-0 Discovery
Blackburne vs NN, 1875 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Slow Variation (C52) 1-0 P wedge on 6th
Chigorin vs V Manko, 1901 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 Dbl R & Q sac!!
Maczynski vs W H Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 9: 500 Master Games - Book 1 (Tartakower/du Mont)
Spielmann vs Duras, 1907 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 0-1 Dbl on the 2nd
Shumov vs Kolisch, 1862 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit, Max Lange Atk (C55) 1-0 Deflection Sac
B Kazic vs B Vukovic, 1940 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0 Ne6 traps Dd8
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack(C56) 1-0 7 of last 8 are checks
C Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

This looked like a game of "Give Away" chess
I Gudju vs Bogdanovsky, 1926 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 Terrific line opening
M Corden vs NN, 1970 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Triple sac ending in Boden's mate...
O Balk vs R J Barnes, 1926 
(C58) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. Kieseritsky Var (C58) 0-1 R Sac
F Deacon vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladamir Vukovic, p. 83
O W Field vs O Tenner, 1922 
(C58) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Steinitz, Nimzowitsch Attack: Black slowly suffocated
Alekhine vs A Brinckmann, 1927 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange Alekhine Var (C68) 1-0 N on 6th, Rs penetrate
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Exchange Var. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 P fork backfires
Piotrowski vs J Sokolow, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. Gligoric Var(C69) 1-0Exchange sac,Deflection!
Mecking vs A C Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta Var (C74) 0-1Gem
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Morphy Attack (C78) 1-0 Knight on the 6th
Lasker vs Chigorin, 1899 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed Variations (C84) 0-1 Greco Mate in 2
Nijboer vs Adams, 1998 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Keres Def. (C96) 1-0Pinned to mating square e8
Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / KIA (A00) 0-1Clearance Sac into Lawnmower #
Velimirovic vs S Skembris, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / Wing Gambit (A00) 1-0Pile on the pin to win
B W Blijdenstein vs T C ter Haar, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Reversed Benoni (A00) 0-1 Bold kNight entry
Cvetko Jaksa vs U Kobe, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1-0 The castled king wins again
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Reversed Alekhine (A00) 0-1 Big boy Rook!
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 550 pages of kibitz
S Williams vs The World, 2013 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 1/2-1/2 Notes by E. Schiffers
Bird vs Blackburne, 1895  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird Opening: Batavo-Polish Attack (A02) 1-0 White kNight raid
Larsen vs M Raizman, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Leningrad (A04) 0-1 Counter attack win
J Cooper vs Kotronias, 1988 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Kside Fianchetto (A04) 0-1 R capture 1st
A Ostl vs Nunn, 1988
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

forks plus forks plus fork threats = 0-1
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1/2-1/2 Bamboozling
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID/Dutch Leningrad kingside sacrifices beats English/Reti
Petrosian vs Vasiukov, 1956 
(A05) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

KIA: Symmetrical Def (A05) 0-1 Shocking Bishop Shot!!
P Peelen vs Fedorowicz, 1990 
(A05) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

QGD/Catalan vs Chigorin/Reversed Barry. Pawn fork, Q blockade
Barcza vs G Primavera, 1948
(A06) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Maybe Barcza's greatest game and 1st brilliancy prize winner!
Barcza vs O Troianescu, 1948 
(A06) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

KIA (A07) 1-0 One of Fischer's greatest mating combinations
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA w/e5 wedge (A07) White tears open fianchetto w/Q sac
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Traditional KIA (A07) 1-0 Q Sac leads to Arabian Mate
A Stukopin vs B Hasenohr, 2008 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Anglo-Slav, NY Def. System (A12) 1-0 Bazooka Bishops
Euwe vs V Marin y Llovet, 1927 
(A12) English with b3, 35 moves, 1-0

Gain time on queen while building a battery against the block
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1911 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

English Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Dclnd (A14) 1-0 Kside BASH!
Quinteros vs R Henley, 1976 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

English, AID. K's Knight Var (A15) 0-1 White allows penetration
O'Kelly vs P Devos, 1937 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 Bf6 block
Adorjan vs H Wirthensohn, 1983 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 28 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Windmill into #
Alekhine vs A Fletcher, 1928 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 32 moves, 1-0

The white rook destroys the Kings castle.
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 1-0 Rob the pinned N's coverage
Pelletier vs J Daudzvardis, 1992
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game / e3 Veresov (A45) 1-0 Ns bouncing about
M Dougherty vs L Day, 1997 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Black plays actively, and does not hang onto the material.
D Baker vs A J Goldsby, 1995 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Knights Variation (A46) 0-1 Fab Finish!
Santasiere vs Ed. Lasker, 1931 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Punishing power pawn sacs preview pithy pishogue
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 0-1 VK maliciously robs the pin
M Ballmann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights (A54) 1-0 N forks take Q
C Van Tilbury vs D K Johansen, 2002 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

GK uses the dremmel manoeuvre 25.Rc6! to win a pawn
Kasparov vs Larsen, 1982 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 39 moves, 1-0

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Fianchetto Variation (A62) 0-1 A painful intrusion
J Cori vs F Vallejo Pons, 2011 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 46 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Var (A62) 1-0 Tied to guard duty
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def Taimanov (A67) 1-0 He moved the wrong N, or did he?!
R Vera vs Sadvakasov, 1999 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Occupy weak squares
A H Williams vs A Kosten, 1982 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 24 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical. General (A70) 1-0 Change of plans!
C Guimard vs L Prins, 1954
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 45 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. (A80) 1-0 Moro's rook on 7th is too hot to handle!
Morozevich vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall (A81) 1-0 White returns some material, escapes
R G Wade vs B H Wood, 1949
(A90) Dutch, 30 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Classical Variation / vs Colle Set-up (A40) 1-0
B McCamon vs B Carlier, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr, Bronstein Var vs Kside Fio (B01) 1-0 2 pins R 2 much
J Lenier vs R Hughes, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs S Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Pirc Classical, Quiet System (B08) 1-0Sacs demolish P structr
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Caro-Kann, Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 Shifting B pair gains B
Fischer vs I Ibrahimoglu, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange (B10) 0-1 Black creates a passer
Yates vs Euwe, 1930 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 0-1

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Open Var (B10) 1-0 Bf6 wins
T Kantans vs S Prasannaa, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice, pins
Y Hou vs Navara, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 The Great Escape
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def 2.b3 Var (B20) 1-0 Rooks rise to the 6th
L Paichadze vs C Ponizil, 2008
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 N on 6th
A Satonen vs O Von Bahr, 2010 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Bone in the throat!
Y Marrero Lopez vs T Nguyen, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Holes HURT!
Kholmov vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(B30) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 h-file attack
S Soylu vs A Idrizaj, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk Fio (B31)1-0 N sac for N#
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Famous Q trap, no resignation
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 GM pulls it out!
Bologan vs B Redon, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B34)? 1-0 Complicated, much debated
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Viacheslav Ragozin: 2nd Correspondence WC 3 years.
Ragozin vs P Noskov, 1930 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Analyzed by Bobby Fischer in his "My 60 Memorable Games"
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Pin. Koch Variation (B40) 1-0 kNight infiltration
I Ivanov vs Nabeiev, 1974 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0White's heavy pieces hit hard
K Mokry vs Gheorghiu, 1985 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Slam ahead to the King!
Smagin vs S Salov, 1984 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 1-0 Decoy then skewer
Unzicker vs Tal, 1975 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B44) 0-1 White's Kside catches fire
E Grant vs Salov, 1983 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

SSicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 pf6 jam for Lolli's Mate
D Mastrovasilis vs K Bischoff, 2003
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Another P on the 6th space advantage
Caruana vs Topalov, 2014 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Capture-Recapture-Fork
Kasparov vs A Ringel, 2000 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal does what he pleases! Here - take this, or not.
Tal vs E Nievergelt, 1959 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B70) 0-1 Tal sacs a rook, gets the upperhand
Bronstein vs Tal, 1982 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Discovered+ Double Attack
E Pedersen vs A Zografakis, 1950 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical (B72) 1-0 Rob the pinned P
Anand vs N Babu, 1988 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Keres Attk (B81) 1-0Early Kside P roller
T Ernst vs Jansa, 1986
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Sic Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 Coffee. Coffee!
Razuvaev vs H Ree, 1975 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern (B83) 1-0Impressive; w/great ease
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Scheveningen Var (B84) 1-0Legendary Rook Sac
R Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Infiltration
H van Riemsdijk vs P Youngworth, 1978 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Doubled Rooks, P wedge
A Sacks vs M Micayabas, 1984 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attk (B90) 0-1 Conquests of the Knights
V Petkovski vs Timoshenko, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 P storm, Q sac
A Stukopin vs J Ferreira, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1-0 two-way pin
Nunn vs B Gasic, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 1/2-1/2 3-fold perpetual next
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Dizzy Sacrifices
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Main Line (B99) 1-0 Rxe6+ sac & handy N work
Velimirovic vs Ljubojevic, 1972 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 White K cornered last 25 moves
Tartakower vs Botvinnik, 1946 
(C01) French, Exchange, 54 moves, 0-1

Guimard Defense Main Line (C04) 0-1 Black space advantage
J Sheng vs W M Duckworth, 2012
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 58 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Rf6 Alekhine's Block
Anand vs Bareev, 1993 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 Rob the pin
Chigorin vs Rubinstein, 1906 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Exchange (C11) 1-0 W sacs Q & R to open h-file
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

French McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 A Knight on the 6th...
Lasker vs Showalter, 1899 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 38 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 1-0 Surprising sacrifices
Geller vs Karpov, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

(C18) French, Winawer Adv, 39 moves, 1-0 Minors on the 6th rank
J Riff vs N Berry, 2009 
(C18) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 1-0 Surprise B sac opens chain
Stein vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer. Advance (C18) 1-0 Overworked pawn crumbles chain
Fischer vs W Hook, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical Var (C19) 1-0 Q must sac, Rs roll!
W Paige vs E Formanek, 1993 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Nowhere to run
Alapin vs R Loman, 1892 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

25. Qe6+! is the first of four deflection moves for mate.
J Mieses vs Albin, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 1-0 Nf6 Block
Shabalov vs A Ivanov, 1994 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Max use of half-open file
P Mertens vs E Eichhorn, 1968 
(C22) Center Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 P levers, like clockwork
S Yusuphanova vs V Samanic, 2010
(C25) Vienna, 39 moves, 1-0

Like a saloon brawl with guys breaking chairs over each other's
Schlechter vs Herzfeld, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 1-0Thunderbolt
T Krnan vs J Bick, 2007 
(C47) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

Znosko-Borovsky's How NOT to Play Chess, New York 1959, p.17-18
Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1893 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

"The Namesake Game" is certainly worthy of that!
J Mason vs Steinitz, 1883 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Morphy's Mate
J Owen vs Burn, 1887 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Torre vs Tarrasch Def (D02) 1-0 Exchange Bs, play on d-file
V Vepkhvishvili vs S Feller, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game Copycat (D04) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Ed. Lasker vs I A Horowitz, 1946 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def(D05) 1-0Nice minor sacs, Qf6
Yusupov vs P Schlosser, 1997 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Colle's 9.b4! is the key-move of "new" Phoenix A
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

An Opera of Sacrifices w/notes in Italian
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

This game certainly deserved the brilliancy prize!
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Arabian Mate Awaits
Fridman vs Lenderman, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var. Advance System (D15) 0-1 Amazing
Ivanchuk vs Bacrot, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

WC: Slav Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17) 1-0 "Execution"
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Fine says it's the FIRST great immortal game of chess
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 This is a serious knight bully!
Botvinnik vs P Sharov, 1929 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

QGD Vienna Variation (D30) 1-0 Arabian mate threat w/Qh7
X Bu vs S Tologontegin, 2010 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

27. Rad1!! is the move White should have played
Duke Karl / Count Casabianca vs Kolisch, 1859 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein defeats Lasker - the first time they play.
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Killer Finish
J Sunye Neto vs Kasparov, 1981 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

QGD Ragozin Def. Vienna Var (D39) 1-0 Morphy Marvelous!
A Jakab vs M Goczo, 2001 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 53 moves, 1-0

Four straight pawn captures sac the rooks for Q perpetual
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Double knight sacrifices start on f7, then the Q raises HELL
L Piazzini vs R Flores Alvarez, 1936 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Modern (D53) 1-0 Capa notes; exchange sac
Janowski vs Kupchik, 1913 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

AA treats Lasker's pawns like they're peons, but it's just pins
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Pile on pin to win
Ding Liren vs H Ni, 2009 
(D85) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical Variation (D86) 0-1 Mini
L Olsson vs Carlsen, 2003 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 22 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Flohr Variation (D90) 0-1Kickin' kNights!
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D90) Grunfeld, 38 moves, 0-1

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Mating combination p. 58
V Goglidze vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(D90) Grunfeld, 29 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99) 0-1!!
R Pogorelov vs C S Matamoros Franco, 2003 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

C16 1-0 29 The Immortal Swedish Correspondence Game
A Sundin vs Erik Andersson, 1964 
(C16) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

Morphy's Games of Chess by Philip Sergeant, page 246
T Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Bronstein vs Gulko, 1968 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

Hippopotumus gets mated in 31 moves w/out any captures!!
R Nuber vs R Keckeisen, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

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