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French Classical Music 3...Nf6
Compiled by fredthebear
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Twiddle dee, twiddle dum, dum, dum.

This collection was lagging behind so I included a French repertoire from Chessbuzz (which contains games that are not classical). Thank you Chessbuzz. Please reference the appropriate ECO code for the Classical lines you seek.

Franco-Indian Defense
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Bb3+

French Defense
1. e4 e6

French Defense (Advance Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5

French Defense (Alekhine-Chatard Attack)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4

French Defense (Burn Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4

French Defense (Chigorin Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. Qe2

French Defense (Classical Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7

French Defense (Exchange Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5

French Defense (Extended Bishop Swap)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. Be2 Bb5

French Defense (Franco-Benoni)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5 3. d5

French Defense (Guimard Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nc6

French Defense (MacCutcheon Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bb4

French Defense (Marshall Defense)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 c5

French Defense (Milner-Barry Gambit)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. Bd3 cxd4 7. cxd4 Bd7 8. O-O Nxd4 9. Nxd4 Qxd4

French Defense (Reti)
1. e4 e6 2. b3

French Defense (Reversed Philidor)
1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Ngf3 Nc6 5. Be2

French Defense (Rubinstein Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4

French Defense (Steinitz Attack)
1. e4 e6 2. e5

French Defense (Steinitz Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5

French Defense (Tarrasch Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2

French Defense (Two Knights Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3

French Defense (Winawer Variation)
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4

French Defense (Winawer Variation-Poisoned Pawn) 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Qc7 8. Qxg7 Rg8 9. Qxh7 cxd4

French Defense (Wing Gambit)
1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e5 c5 4. b4

French Defence Gambits:
Milner-Barry Gambit – C02 – 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.Bd3 cxd4 7.cxd4 Bd7 8.Nc3 Nxd4 9.Nxd4 Qxd4 Nimzowitsch Gambit – C02 – 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.Qg4 Alapin Gambit – C00 – 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Be3
Winawer, Alekhine (Maroczy) gambit - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 Winawer, Alekhine gambit - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 dxe4 5.a3 Bxc3+ Winawer, Alekhine gambit, Kan variation - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 dxe4 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.Nxc3 Nc6 Winawer, Alekhine gambit, Alatortsev variation - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 dxe4 5.a3 Be7 6.Nxe4 Nf6 7.N2g3 O-O 8.Be2 Nc6 Diemer-Duhm Gambit - C00 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.c4
French: Wing gambit - C00 - 1.e4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e5 c5 4.b4

French Defense: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Hog on 2nd
Mackenzie vs Blackburne, 1878 
(C14) French, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Greek Gift
Yates vs V Marin y Llovet, 1930 
(C13) French, 11 moves, 1-0

French Def Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Know thy Houdini
R W Smith vs R Hart, 2009 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French vs King's Indian Attack (C00) 0-1 Immortal Passers!!
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Disabling Pin
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Variation (C14) 0-1 0-0-0 Spearhead
Shirov vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal 3...h6!? (C10) 0-1 Control the center
F Decoster vs A Sumets, 2013 
(C10) French, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 0-1 Heavy pieces middlegame
T Spanton vs A Zatonskih, 2006
(C10) French, 37 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 1-0 Blunder finish
Ponomariov vs N Legky, 2005 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 0-1
S Melia vs V Malakhatko, 2007
(C10) French, 47 moves, 0-1

French Def: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 1/2-1/2 doubled c- & e- pawns
A Zatonskih vs E Cosma, 2006
(C10) French, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 1/2-1/2 Race to queen first
Fressinet vs E Bricard, 2002
(C10) French, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Normal 3...h6 (C10) 0-1 o-o vs o-o-o
T Batchimeg vs A Zatonskih, 2006 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Defense Modern Line (C07) 0-1
O G Blanco vs V Malakhatko, 2008
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Defense Modern Line (C07) 0-1
Movsesian vs Shirov, 2010
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1Ferocious
A Lastin vs Bareev, 2004 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07)0-1 e6 matters
Kotronias vs S Kindermann, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07) 0-1 Cornered
Tiviakov vs A Dreev, 1992 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def Modern Line (C07)0-1Backward P
Tiviakov vs Psakhis, 1993 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 62 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 0-1
D Howell vs J Levitt, 2005 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

French Advance 7...f6. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Outnumber f2
Przewoznik vs Uhlmann, 1980
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

French Advance 7...f6. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Shrewd Rook moves
P Enders vs Uhlmann, 1978 
(C02) French, Advance, 52 moves, 0-1

French Advance 7...f6. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Take advantage of Ps
H Teske vs Uhlmann, 1986 
(C02) French, Advance, 46 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian Variation (C02) 0-1 N+ fork
Shirov vs M Gurevich, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 37 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Paulsen Attack BxN (C02) 1/2 Center re-closes
Vasiukov vs V P Moskalenko, 1990
(C02) French, Advance, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Advance. Paulsen Attack g4 (C02) 0-1 Combo ends it
G Moehring vs Uhlmann, 1982 
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 N blockade IQP
Leko vs Z Varga, 1993
(C01) French, Exchange, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 sKorching counterattack on f2
Laszlo Kovacs vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

French Exchange Both 0-0-0 C01 0-1 Alekhine's Gun
W Winter vs Alekhine, 1936 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Black promptly castles long
Kholmov vs Psakhis, 1984 
(C01) French, Exchange, 42 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 1/2-1/2 White had Bishop pair
Bologan vs B Socko, 2011
(C01) French, Exchange, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange 12...Nb4! (C01) 0-1 Railroad Mate possibility
V Malaniuk vs Psakhis, 1983 
(C01) French, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

French Exchange 4...Nc6 5...Bd6 (C01) 0-1 Connected passers
S Palit vs D Sengupta, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

French Exchange 4...Nc6 5...Bd6 (C01) 0-1 Royal fork
M Boyarchenko vs I Makka, 2008 
(C01) French, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1/2-1/2 Centralized Kings
D Gjuran vs Korchnoi, 2011
(C01) French, Exchange, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Royal fork off the menu
Velimirovic vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(C01) French, Exchange, 21 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 1/2- Active play, R ending
Gulko vs Psakhis, 1985
(C01) French, Exchange, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Catching Rabbits
B Eley vs Uhlmann, 1972 
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Paralysis
N Mannheimer vs Nimzowitsch, 1930  
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

French, Classical Svenonius Variation (C10) 0-1 Same N&B hit c2
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 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

French, Steinitz (C11) 1-0Positional sacs allow Q penetration
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 So creative
W So vs M Prusikin, 2006 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def Steinitz Variation (C11) 0-1 Exchange sac breakthru
J Friedel vs Nakamura, 2007 
(C11) French, 51 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C11)1-0 Pile on the pin
J Gallagher vs Korchnoi, 2006 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 1-0

15 yr. old Radjabov upsets Kasparov
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Two mating squares
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 1996 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 6 basic attacking ideas
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 2Horses
I Khairullin vs S Gagare, 2015 
(C11) French, 57 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1Unstoppable
D Daulyte-Cornette vs M Socko, 2015
(C11) French, 51 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 0-1 Blunder finish
Kaufman vs E Wilson, 2005
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Survive to thrive
Svidler vs A Riazantsev, 2008 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11)0-1 Q aggression
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

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 Classical. Frankfurt Var (C13) 1-0The hunter becomes the
Velimirovic vs H Ree, 1994 
(C13) French, 12 moves, 1-0

Annotated in Tartakower & Du Mont's <500 Master Games of Chess>
Bird vs J Mason, 1876 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Full force Kside!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 0-1 14.Nd1? Blunder
J Noa vs J Mason, 1883 
(C11) French, 15 moves, 0-1

French, Classical. Delayed Exchange Var (C11) 1-0 Like Morphy
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 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 Variation (C11) 1-0 Black gets burned
Topalov vs Bareev, 2002 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 h-file destruction
Dake vs A De Burca, 1935 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Centralia
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

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

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Schlecter's Gems
Schlechter vs Siegfried August Wolf, 1894 
(C13) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Classical Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift 2x same wk
Blackburne vs NN, 1894  
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

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

French Classical. Delayed Exch (C11)0-1 W is cut-off; OCB+Rs EG
Chigorin vs E Delmar, 1889 
(C11) French, 135 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 0-1 Rs & OCB EG
J R Schroeder vs J Kulbacki, 1987 
(C11) French, 55 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Who can break thru?
Caruana vs G Meier, 2014 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

See "Forty Years at the Top" for more John Curdo gems.
J A Curdo vs P Kostrzewa, 1976 
(C11) French, 10 moves, 1-0

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

French Classical. Alapin (C14) 0-1 Which Q inflicts the most?
Browne vs A Taha, 1972 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 kNight bite
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2012 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Shrewd sacs
L Hazai vs W Schmidt, 1975 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Q raid
Macieja vs Nakamura, 2006 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Acupuncture, ouch. A nice Black victory!
Kamsky vs Ding Liren, 2011 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn ML (C11)1-0 Ns fixin' 2bust up the joint
Ponomariov vs Ivanchuk, 2002 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

Winawer wins shortly after making an illegal move
J Mason vs Winawer, 1883  
(C13) French, 43 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Interesting R ending
J Perlis vs Spielmann, 1913
(C14) French, Classical, 48 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Swiss Variation (C11) 1-0 Morphy-like K hunt
Blackburne vs Thomson, 1885  
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Crush on c-file
A Volokitin vs Baklan, 2014 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 She got in but
Henry Thomas vs J Kulbacki, 1992
(C11) French, 19 moves, 0-1

H1) b2 pawn sacrifies
I Kurnosov vs D Andreikin, 2012
(C11) French, 55 moves, 1-0

H2) Black sacrifies a piece for 3 pawns
Karjakin vs D Andreikin, 2010
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

H3) Black sacrifies a piece for 3 pawns repeat
Korchnoi vs Gurgenidze, 1967 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

H4) White attacking the King
Kramnik vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

H5) Double Rooks endgame
Shirov vs Radjabov, 2004
(C11) French, 52 moves, 1-0

H6) White center pawn collapse
Bologan vs T Luther, 2007 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

H7) White plays h4 at early stage for kingside attack
Anand vs A Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

H8) Blacks trade light bishop smoothly b5, b4, a5 and Ba6!
K Mokry vs O Bruk, 1989
(C11) French, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

H9) A pure treat for all French lovers.
Karjakin vs B Adhiban, 2017 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Pins win
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1898
(C14) French, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 35.Double R Blunder
Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 N-Q-R sacs to Boden's #
H Tirard vs A Silvert, 2000 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 0-1 A slice of luck
B Munguntuul vs E Danielian, 2011 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 1-0 Another fine mess
Bogoljubov vs J H Donner, 1951 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Classical (C18) 1-0 Possible Opera House combo
Suetin vs J H Donner, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO R
I Rogers vs S Calderwood, 1991
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11)1-0 Q sac, Anastasia's #
Nunn vs Sutton, 1984 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 37 of Richard Rιti's Best Games by Golombek
Bogoljubov vs Reti, 1923 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Smashing Arabian #
Lasker / Maroczy vs NN, 1900 
(C14) French, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

French, Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0Greek gift, P wedge, Q+
Steinitz vs C Golmayo, 1888 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 N & R on 6th
Nakamura vs Vitiugov, 2012 
(C11) French, 66 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 That danm horsie
Morozevich vs Vitiugov, 2011 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Q Perpetual
Grischuk vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 R trap forces exchg
W So vs G Meier, 2012 
(C11) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Black Ps get busted
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2012 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 Sicilian-like 0-0-0, PIN
Judit Polgar vs T Filep, 1990
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 Dlbd Rs on h-file
Fischer vs J Plaster, 1964 
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Good vs Bad light Bishop
Svidler vs Yifan Hou, 2009 
(C11) French, 64 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Delayed $X (C11) 0-1Instead Moore, OK Armaged
Didier vs L Rosen, 1900 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz (C11) 0-1 Black wins in 38 after illegal 0-0!
Kasparov vs A Dreev, 1994 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0 R deflection sac
Topalov vs Kramnik, 1997 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0Nice Kside piece work
Topalov vs Bareev, 2004 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz (C11) 1/2-1/2 Q sac, return the Q
Kramnik vs R Buhmann, 2016 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

French 3...Nf6 Classical. Rubinstein (C14) 0-1 Exchange sac!
Harmonist vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(C14) French, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Steinitz
Max Weiss vs J Mason, 1889  
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 Game changer
Blackburne vs Tarrasch, 1889  
(C11) French, 49 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0Notes by Pillsbury
Steinitz vs B Vergani, 1895  
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 0-1Black hits the gas e4
Bird vs Lasker, 1890 
(C13) French, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein (C14) 1-0Notes by Nimzowitsch
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 1-0 Arrange Nf7#
K W Lynn vs P W Stuart, 1978 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Greek gift
E Formanek vs W Heidenfeld, 1973 
(C11) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Defense Classical (C14) 0-1 Remove the Defender/Deflect
Von Gottschall vs Blackburne, 1885 
(C14) French, Classical, 13 moves, 0-1

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1Na4 has 3 guards
I V Kovalenko vs Zhou Weiqi, 2009 
(C11) French, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Tartakower (C13) 1-0 R on 7th, K on 6th
Spassky vs Robert E Byrne, 1975 
(C13) French, 40 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Piece oriented
Chekhover vs Abramian, 1938 
(C11) French, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Classical. Steinitz (C11) 0-1 W loses center Ps
I Rogers vs Z Frankel, 1985 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Bradford Attack (C11) 1-0 N traps N
Maroczy vs Showalter, 1900 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0 Q sac!
Akopian vs V Zvjaginsev, 2010 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Variation (C11) 1-0 Arabian Mate
P F Johner vs W M Gattie, 1906 
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Alapin 7.Nb5 (C14) 1-0Outposts and Rook lifts
Pillsbury vs Nebermann, 1902
(C14) French, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Strangeness
Ivanchuk vs Carlsen, 2011 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 0-1

Well documented
Tarrasch vs Teichmann, 1912 
(C14) French, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2010 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1999 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 0-1

A Compton vs A Gholami, 2011 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 1-0

AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2017 
(C11) French, 52 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Bird, 1866 
(C14) French, Classical, 63 moves, 0-1

Znosko-Borovsky vs Levenfish, 1910 
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Duras vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C11) French, 49 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 blitz
L Shytaj vs Short, 2017
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

Stefansson vs G Battaglini, 2011
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Normal Var (C13) 1-0 Dbl R sac
Reti vs Breyer, 1913 
(C13) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1/2-1/2
J Dourerassou vs Marc Fischer, 2009
(C11) French, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def. Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 1-0Cut-off opposing K
Rohde vs D Berry, 1976 
(C14) French, Classical, 60 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C11) 1-0 30.?
G Benini vs Reggio, 1911 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 0-1 Which Q is trapped?
Nunn vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 1992 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Bareev, 1991 
(C11) French, 43 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs O V Nikolenko, 1991 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Ivanchuk, 1993
(C11) French, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shirov vs M Gurevich, 1993
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Korchnoi, 1993
(C11) French, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shirov vs G Dizdar, 1994
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Glek, 1995
(C11) French, 54 moves, 1-0

Wang Hao vs Ding Liren, 2010 
(C11) French, 54 moves, 0-1

Yifan Hou vs Ding Liren, 2009 
(C11) French, 66 moves, 0-1

Yu Yangyi vs J A Goriatchkin, 2016
(C11) French, 44 moves, 1-0

Sutovsky vs M Neef, 2016 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Maroczy, 1907
(C11) French, 60 moves, 0-1

B Predojevic vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Bareev, 2003 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Morozevich, 2004 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 0-1

Short vs Ulf Andersson, 2008 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 1-0

145 moves with no change of material (K+R vs. K+R+P)
Stockfish vs AlphaZero, 2018  
(C14) French, Classical, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0Tear apart the Kside
Capablanca vs C E Watson, 1909 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Alapin Var (C14) 1-0 Each piece assaults
A M Levin vs Swiderski, 1902 
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 1-0 Hook # w/the Q
A Hodges vs A E Blackmar, 1892 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

N Soudre vs F Gagnon, 2001 
(C14) French, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1Remove the Guard
J W te Kolste vs Swiderski, 1899
(C14) French, Classical, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1/2-1/2 coulda, shoulda
Bronstein vs Yanofsky, 1948 
(C14) French, Classical, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

R Kukk vs R Holmberg, 2007 
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def. Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0 Magnificent!
M Johansson Sr vs Teschner, 1960 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 Precision
Spassky vs Y Porat, 1968 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

Hebden vs P B Knudsen, 1983
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Hebden vs P Vezzosi, 1988
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 0-1 Exch Sac, Pin
J Mortimer vs Von Scheve, 1890 
(C14) French, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

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