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Aooh!? Fredthebear has Uncommon Openings?!
Compiled by fredthebear
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These are generally odd-ball flank openings with unique play. On occasion, they transpose to main lines, perhaps w/an extra move.

Thank you Billyhan, Capybara, and Francio.

* Uncommon openings by name: This collection does NOT follow in this order: Anderssen's Opening: 1. a3
Ware Opening: 1. a4
Durkin Opening: 1. Na3
Sokolsky Opening: 1. b4
Saragossa Opening: 1.c3
Dunst Opening: 1. Nc3
Van 't Kruijs Opening: 1.e3
Mieses Opening: 1. d3
Barnes Opening: 1. f3
Benko's Opening: 1. g3
Grob's Attack: 1. g4
Clemenz Opening: 1. h3
Desprez Opening: 1. h4
Amar Opening: 1. Nh3
Amar Opening
Paris Gambit – A00 – 1. Nh3? d5 2. g3 e5 3. f4?! Bxh3 4. Bxh3 exf4 Grant Gambit – A00 – 1. Nh3? d5 2. g3 e5 3. f4?! Bxh3 4. Bxh3 exf4 5. 0-0?! fxg3 6. hxg3

Incomplete list. Site under construction by Fredthebear.

A00s:
Amar (Paris) Opening
Amar gambit
Amsterdam attack
Anderssen's Opening
Anti-Borg (Desprez) Opening
Battambang Opening
Benko's Opening
Clemenz (Mead's, Basman's or de Klerk's) Opening Crab Opening
Dunst (Sleipner, Heinrichsen) Opening
Dunst (Sleipner-Heinrichsen) Opening
Durkin's attack
Gedult's Opening
Global Opening
Grob
Grob's attack
Hammerschlag (Fried fox/Pork chop Opening)
Lasker simul special
Mieses Opening
Novosibirsk Opening
Polish
Polish (Sokolsky) opening
Saragossa Opening
Valencia Opening
Van't Kruijs Opening
Venezolana Opening
Ware (Meadow Hay) Opening

* Unusual Gone Awry: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

* Analysis by Stockfish 8:

White to move Opening Explorer
1) +0.18 (37 ply) 1.c4 Nf6 2.d4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.a3 Bb7 5.Bf4 Be7 6.Nc3 O-O 7.Rc1 Na6 8.h3 d5 9.e3 c5 10.Nb5 cxd4 11.exd4 dxc4 12.Bxc4 Nd5 13.Be5 Nac7 14.Nxc7 Nxc7 15.O-O Rc8 16.Qe2 h6 17.Bd3 Bf6 18.Rfe1 Bxe5 19.Qxe5 Nd5 20.Rxc8

2) +0.17 (37 ply) 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.Bc4 g6 5.d4 cxd4 6.Nxd4 Bg7 7.Nxc6 bxc6 8.O-O Bb7 9.Qe2 Nf6 10.e5 dxe5 11.Qxe5 O-O 12.Rd1 Nd5 13.Qg3 Qc8 14.Bg5 Nxc3 15.bxc3 e6 16.Rab1 c5 17.Qd3 Re8 18.f3 Bc6 19.Qd6 Bb7 20.Qd2 Bc6 21.a3

3) +0.14 (37 ply) 1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.d4 d5 5.cxd5 exd5 6.g3 cxd4 7.Nxd4 Nc6 8.Nc3 Bd6 9.Bg2 O-O 10.O-O Be5 11.Qd3 Re8 12.Bd2 g6 13.Rae1 Nxd4 14.exd4 Bf5 15.Qb5 Bxd4 16.Nxd5 Nxd5 17.Bxd5 Qd7 18.Qxd7 Bxd7 19.Be3 Bxb2

4) +0.10 (37 ply) 1.b3 d5 2.Nf3 Bf5 3.Bb2 Nf6 4.Nh4 Be6 5.e3 c5 6.Be2 g6 7.O-O Nc6 8.Nf3 Bg7 9.d4 cxd4 10.Nxd4 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 O-O 12.Nd2 Rc8 13.h3 Ne4 14.Nxe4 dxe4 15.c4 f5 16.Rc1 Bxd4 17.Qxd4 Qxd4 18.exd4 Bd7 19.Rfd1 b6 20.d5

5) +0.08 (37 ply) 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 O-O 5.Bf4 d6 6.e3 Qe7 7.Ne2 Ba5 8.a3 c6 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.Kb1 Re8 11.Ng3 Bxc3 12.Qxc3 e5 13.Bg5 h6 14.Bh4 Qe6 15.Bxf6 Nxf6 16.Bd3 Ng4 17.Qc2 Nf6 18.f4 exd4 19.exd4 c5

6) +0.07 (37 ply) 1.e3 e6 2.Nf3 c5 3.c4 d5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.b3 Nf6 6.Bb2 Nc6 7.Bb5 Bd6 8.O-O O-O 9.h3 a6 10.Bxc6 bxc6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.d3 Qd7 13.Ne2 Qe7 14.Rc1 Nd7 15.d4 Be4 16.Ne5 Nxe5 17.dxe5 Bc7 18.f4 Bf5 19.Ba3 Bb6 20.Ng3 Bg6 21.Qe2

7) =0.00 (37 ply) 1.h3 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.d4 Bf5 4.e3 e6 5.c4 Nbd7 6.Nbd2 Be7 7.Be2 h6 8.a3 O-O 9.O-O a5 10.b3 Bg6 11.Bb2 c6 12.Nh4 Bh7 13.Nhf3 Bg6

8) =0.00 (37 ply) 1.g3 d5 2.Nf3 c5 3.Bg2 Nf6 4.O-O Nc6 5.d4 cxd4 6.Nxd4 e5 7.Nxc6 bxc6 8.c4 Be6 9.cxd5 cxd5 10.Nc3 Rc8 11.Bg5 d4 12.Ne4 Be7 13.Nxf6+ Bxf6 14.Bxf6 gxf6 15.Qa4+ Qd7 16.Qb4 Rc4 17.Qb8+ Rc8 18.Qb4

9) =0.00 (37 ply) 1.c3 d5 2.d4 Bf5 3.Qb3 b6 4.Bf4 c6 5.Nf3 e6 6.Nbd2 Nf6 7.a4 Nbd7 8.h3 a5 9.e3 Be7 10.Be2 h6 11.O-O O-O 12.Qd1 Bg6 13.Bg3 Qc8 14.Bf4 Bh7 15.Bh2 Qb7 16.b3 Qc8 17.Bf4 Nh5 18.Bh2 Nhf6

10) =0.00 (37 ply) 1.a3 c5 2.e3 Nc6 3.c4 e5 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.e4 d6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Be2 O-O 8.O-O a5 9.d3 Bd7 10.Bd2 Nd4 11.b3 h6 12.h3 Kh8 13.Rb1 Kg8 14.Rc1 Qb6 15.Rb1 Qd8

11) -0.06 (37 ply) 1.Nc3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.Bf4 e6 4.Nb5 Na6 5.e3 c6 6.Nc3 Bb4 7.Ne2 O-O 8.a3 Bd6 9.Bxd6 Qxd6 10.Nf4 c5 11.Nh5 Nxh5 12.Qxh5 Qb6 13.O-O-O cxd4 14.Rxd4 f5 15.Bxa6 bxa6 16.Rhd1 a5 17.Na4 Qc6 18.Nc3 Bd7 19.Qh4 Rac8 20.Qe7

12) -0.08 (37 ply) 1.b4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.a3 Nbd7 5.Bb2 Nb6 6.d3 c5 7.bxc5 Bxc5 8.Be2 Bd7 9.O-O O-O 10.c4 dxc4 11.dxc4 Bc6 12.Nc3 Bxf3 13.gxf3 Qxd1 14.Rfxd1 Rac8 15.f4 Be7 16.Rd4 Rfd8 17.Rad1 Rxd4 18.Rxd4 a6 19.Bf3 Rxc4 20.Bxb7

13) -0.09 (37 ply) 1.a4 d5 2.Nf3 c5 3.e3 e6 4.d4 Nf6 5.b3 Bd6 6.Bb5+ Nbd7 7.Bb2 b6 8.c4 dxc4 9.bxc4 cxd4 10.exd4 Bb7 11.a5 Bb4+ 12.Nbd2 bxa5 13.O-O O-O 14.Qc2 a6 15.Ba4 Nb6 16.Bb3 Rc8 17.c5 Nfd5 18.Qd1 Nd7 19.Nc4 Nf4 20.Bc2 Nf6 21.Nce5

14) -0.09 (37 ply) 1.d3 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bf4 e6 4.Nbd2 Bd6 5.e3 c5 6.Bxd6 Qxd6 7.d4 b6 8.Bb5+ Nbd7 9.a4 O-O 10.O-O h6 11.a5 Bb7 12.Re1 Rfd8 13.h3 Bc6 14.Bxc6 Qxc6 15.c3 Qc7 16.axb6 axb6 17.Rxa8 Rxa8 18.e4 dxe4 19.Nxe4 Nxe4 20.Rxe4 b5

15) -0.22 (37 ply) 1.f4 d5 2.Nf3 b6 3.e3 e6 4.c4 Nf6 5.Be2 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.Ne5 c5 8.Bf3 Bb7 9.b3 Nc6 10.Nxc6 Bxc6 11.Bb2 Ne4 12.Qc2 Bf6 13.Nc3 Nxc3 14.dxc3 Qe7 15.Rae1 Rfe8 16.cxd5 exd5 17.c4 Bxb2 18.Qxb2 Rad8 19.g3 f5 20.cxd5 Bxd5

16) -0.31 (37 ply) 1.h4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.e3 O-O 6.d4 d5 7.dxc5 Nbd7 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Nxd5 Nxd5 10.Qxd5 Nxc5 11.Qxd8 Rxd8 12.Be2 Bf6 13.Nd4 b6 14.O-O Bb7 15.Bd2 Ne6 16.Bf3 Bxf3 17.Nxf3 Rac8 18.Bc3 Bxc3 19.bxc3 Rxc3 20.Rac1

17) -0.31 (37 ply) 1.Na3 e5 2.e3 d5 3.d4 Nd7 4.Be2 e4 5.c4 Ndf6 6.Qc2 Ne7 7.Bd2 c6 8.h4 h5 9.Nh3 Bg4 10.Nf4 a6 11.Rc1 Bxe2 12.Kxe2 Qd7 13.Bb4 Rd8 14.cxd5 Nfxd5 15.Nxd5 cxd5 16.Qc7 Qg4+ 17.Kd2 Qxg2 18.Rhf1 b5 19.Qe5 Qg6 20.b3

18) -0.47 (37 ply) 1.f3 e5 2.e3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.Qe2 Bd6 6.d3 f5 7.Nc3 Qh4+ 8.g3 Qe7 9.f4 exf4 10.gxf4 Qh4+ 11.Kd1 Qe7 12.Nf3 Nf6 13.Bd2 Bc5 14.Kc1 Bd7 15.a4 O-O-O 16.Ne5 Be6 17.e4 Bb4 18.Nf3 fxe4 19.Nxe4 Rhe8 20.Rg1

19) -0.51 (37 ply) 1.Nh3 d5 2.d4 c5 3.dxc5 Nf6 4.c4 e5 5.cxd5 Qxd5 6.Qxd5 Nxd5 7.e4 Nb4 8.Na3 Bxc5 9.Bd2 O-O 10.Rc1 b6 11.Bc4 N8c6 12.O-O Bxh3 13.gxh3 Rad8 14.Rfd1 Nd3 15.Bxd3 Rxd3 16.Be3 Rxe3 17.Rxc5 Rxa3 18.Rxc6 Rxa2 19.Rc7 f5 20.exf5 Rxf5 21.Rdd7 Ra1+ 22.Kg2

20) -0.85 (36 ply) 1.g4 d5 2.Bg2 Bxg4 3.c4 c6 4.Qb3 e6 5.Qxb7 Nd7 6.Nc3 Ne7 7.cxd5 Rb8 8.Qxa7 cxd5 9.Qa4 Bh5 10.Nf3 Ng6 11.d4 Bd6 12.Nb5 Be7 13.O-O O-O 14.Qa6 Nh4 15.a4 Nxg2 16.Kxg2 Rc8 17.h3 Rc2 18.Nc3 Bxf3+ 19.exf3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Kramnik - Topalov World Championship Match (2006) 0-1 Photos
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 It's a dead even draw
Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rousseau mates Hume with noble Knight:2 interesting famous men.
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1-0 miniature: Bxf7+, Ng5+, Qf3+ etc.
H Van der Heijden vs Feenstra, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense (A00) 1-0 5 mover: Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+
Lusgin vs M Joffe, 1968 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Not an Unpin - Know this pattern: Bxf7+, Ng5+, Qf3+ mini 1-0
L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Kiev (1896) Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1896 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Lion/Philidor Defense (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+ sac then pins, forks Nd7
E Reinhardt vs Reiss, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening / Delayed Philidor Def. (A00) 1-0 OCB ending
M Gonzalez Nunez vs M Matto, 2007 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 76 moves, 1-0

Uncommon / Czech - Boring (A00) 1-0 White will crash the Kside
Kasparov vs J Vivanco, 1997 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Invitation to Sicilian Alapin; Pawn looks free for the taking
G Welling vs T Veugen, 1979 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening/Pirc Def (A00) 1-0 Qless MG
M Waters vs Pavel Dimitrov, 2008
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 78 moves, 1-0

Amar Opening 1.Nh3: Gent Gambit (A00) 1-0 Bad O, good recovery
G Welling vs T Peleman, 1986 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Italian Game (A00) 0-1 Another losing f3
Kieseritzky vs H H Boncourt, 1839 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Anderssen intoduces Anderssen's Opening 1.a3 and beats Morphy!
Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 77 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / English (A00) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Lowenthal
Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 81 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker
Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1-0 Trapped pieces
Anderssen vs Paulsen, 1877 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/Bird vs Dutch (A00) 1-0Beats 3 HPs on c-file!
Anderssen vs J Mason, 1878 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

French Def. - Advance (C00) 0-1Delayed Anderssen's Opening 2.a3
J Laroche vs de Riviere, 1862 
(C00) French Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 /Creepy Crawly (A00) 1-0She grabbed a P
R Lichtenscheidt vs J Kohtz, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Bird-like (A00) 0-1 Minor forks hit majors
H Harding vs F H Elder, 1871
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

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

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 / English (A00) 0-1 She cannot cover both
A Ciccolini vs B W Blijdenstein, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 1, Breslau 1879: Tarrasch's Dreihundert Schachpartien
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Delayed French Exchange
J M Hanham vs Lasker, 1892 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening / QGD vs Slav (A00) 0-1 Piling on the pin
Blackburne vs F J Lee, 1904 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Read blogger notes
Larry Evans vs H Gordon, 1946 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Superior heavy piece play
R E Rushbrook vs Keene, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Seize open lines, pile on the pin
J Simmons vs Keene, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 The last round
A T Arnason vs J P Erlingsson, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 g6 (A00) 0-1 B fork ends it
Velimirovic vs Timman, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 b6 2.c4Wild tacticans wage fierce battle
Velimirovic vs A Planinc, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / KIA (A00) 0-1Always check, it could be mate
Velimirovic vs Skembris, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

"left the factory, left the forge & followed the new St. Georg"
G Welling vs J Jansen, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Copycat draw
B Lengyel vs A Czebe, 1998 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 (A00) 1-0 Overworked back rank Rook
H Kallio vs F Berkes, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Reversed Scandinavian (A00) 0-1 Blunder end
F Eid vs J Cueto Chajtur, 2004
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

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 / Reversed Philidor Def (A00) 1-0Remove the G
Jan Wijma vs S Cats, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / 3Ps vs Dbl Fio (A00) 1-0 N robs pin again
E Kahn vs V Rajlich, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/Reversed Lngrd Dutch (A00) 1-0 Kside vs Qside
N R McDonald vs P Thipsay, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/English Dbl Fio (A00) 1-0 W seizes initiative
J Bettman vs J Zilverberg, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / Polish (A00) 1-0 Black got Charlie Browned!
A H Wohl vs A Corkett, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / English (A00) 1-0 Check & fork EAD N
K de Kruif vs Paul RJ Plant, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Transposes to Polish Opening
K de Kruif vs A Horton-Kitchlew, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1-0 Transposes to Polish Opening
D Spelec vs A Stubljar, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening vs Dbl Fio (A00) 1-0 Nice Qside attack
S Kaphle vs M Bach, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Almost a Polish transposition
D Smerdon vs J Smeets, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Not a reversed Sicilian Nadjorf
E Ambrus vs Balashov, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening: General (A00) · 0-1 Ng4, Qh4
J Fries-Nielsen vs H C Bergstrom, 1975
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening: General (A00) 1-0 Underpromotion
M De Freitas vs L Maragliano, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 /Reti (A00) 0-1 Rob the pinned pawn
M Huettig vs G Fahnenschmidt, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

1.a3 Polish Double Fio vs KID (A00) 1-0 Dramatic P pushes
J Ban vs P Dely, 1956 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 51 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening / English Dbl Fio (A00) 1-0 Deadly crosspin
Carlsen vs Eljanov, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 I hesitate to include this one
J Naylor vs P Gayson, 2012
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 0-1 Exchange to remove the defender
O Vastrukhin vs I Yeletsky, 2014
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Anderssen-> Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0 Play on both wings
N R McDonald vs B Thipsay, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/Sicilian Dragon (A00) 1-0 29.?
Carlsen vs K Holm, 2018 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1-0 Fool's Mate: f6 is bad, g5 is worse!
H Klip vs T Bottema, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

Barnes DEFENSE 1.e4 f6? (A00) 0-1 Go figure?!? Hard to believe.
Morphy vs T W Barnes, 1858 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Barnes/Gedult Opening 1.f3? (A00) turned into a gambit
Boquay vs NN, 1864 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Barnes Opening: Walkerling (A00) 1-0 1 defender isn't enough
H Walkerling vs Nagy, 1930 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

"Gedult Opening" transpose C-K Fantasy Var: 1e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Unwise Opening beats Wise Man from the East.
D Gedult vs Melchior, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Barnes Opening: Hammerschlag (A00) 1-0 Fried Fox? Pork Chop?
S Williams vs M Simons, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Barnes Opening: Hammerschlag (A00) 0-1 Stupid chess.
C Desmarais vs L Seres, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Barnes/Gedult Opening 1.f3? (A00) 0-1 Masterly foolishness
I Schneider vs Van Wely, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening 1.f3? (A00) 0-1 White is garbage
A Onishko vs D Posohov, 2002 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Opening 1.f3 e5 2.e4 (A00) 1-0 Correspondence
E Juhl vs L Karlsson, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening 1.f3 b6 2.Nh3 e5 3.e4 (A00) 0-1 Correspondence
E Juhl vs G Rydell, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

f3, Kf2 (A00) 0-1 Interposition, Discovered Attack Pins Q to K
I Todorov vs A Aleksandrov, 2003 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit vs Uncommon 1...f6 is the worst defense (A00) 1-0
J A Diaz Rodriguez vs M Maximiano Burgos, 1994 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Clemenz Opening (A00) 1-0 Out of book, out of time, outta sight
C Van der Zee vs E Dluski, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 1 moves, 1-0

Clemenz Opening 1.h3 into Colle (A00) 1-0Terrific Kside attack
Fine vs A Simonson, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Clemenz Opening: General (A00) 1-0
M Basman vs C Daly, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Creepy Crawly vs. Classical Def(A00) 1/2-1/2 Sac to promote
R Lichtenscheidt vs Von Hanneken, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Creepy Crawly vs Classical Def (A00) 0-1Bad N vs Good N
M Basman vs Speelman, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Creepy Crawly vs Classical Def (A00) 0-1 Which John?
M Basman vs J Emms, 1992 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 66 moves, 0-1

Creepy Crawly vs Classical Def (A00) 1-0 Like a Polish
G Welling vs F Obers, 1992 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Wall of Shame is a bad imitation of a White Hedgehog A00 0-1 13
A Onishko vs M Leonov, 2002 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0 Qa4+ & fork LPDO Bg4
Lemke vs Brummett, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Commandment 1: Thou Shalt Not Be A Victim of Fool's Mate
L Darling vs R Wood, 1983 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 2 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening: Spike. Hurst Attack (A00) 1-0, 12 moves
Grob vs NN, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) · 1-0, 13 moves
C Bloodgood vs R W Christy, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) · 1-0, 10 moves
C Bloodgood vs J Boothe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0 Q trap. What just happened?
C Bloodgood vs Davis, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Grob Gambit. Declined (A00) 1-0, 21 moves
C Bloodgood vs B Evans, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening 3...Nc6 & 5...Nge7 (A00) 0-1 Two kNights Rule
M Basman vs Miles, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening (A00) 0-1 White opens the file but Black seizes it
A Holleville vs L Houssais, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 0-1 Gain time on the queen
B Olsson vs Bronstein, 1990 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening: Keene Def. Main Line (A00) 0-1 Know RK's notes!
M Basman vs Keene, 1981  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 0-1 Nice Qside attack
S Sloan vs D Gertler, 2013
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 1-0, 27 moves; smothered #
S Sloan vs Gina Sanchez, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Declined c6-d5-e5 (A00) 1-0 Q penetration, pin
S Sloan vs R Loong, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Declined d5, e5 (A00) 1-0 Ns help trap Q
Grob vs Sperling, 1952 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Grob, pseudo Sicilian (A00) 1-0, 26 moves; pile on the pin
Lapshun vs F H Brock, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening 1.g4 e6 (A00) 1-0 Notes by Bill Wall
C Bloodgood vs T Sanderson, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening, pseudo NY System (A00)1-0, 14 moves; pawn roller
Grob vs NN, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening (A00) 0-1Nakamura drove computer crazy w/6 bishops
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 255 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Buecker Gambit (A00) 0-1 Triple on f-file
Larsen vs F Olafsson, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 If gxRh4 then Qxh4# Fool's Mate
G Kourtesis vs Kotronias, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00)1-0 W missed mate in 2, dbl discovered++
F Deacon vs V Green, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 Queenside play, sideways K walk
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Michael Stean in "Simple Chess" thinks "Black dare not 13...a5"
Botvinnik vs G Szilagyi, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Hungarian, Sicilian Invite (A00) 1-0 Brilliant play by White
Suttles vs S Letic, 1982 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 1-0 Corridor mate in one
A Planinc vs Velimirovic, 1971 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 Open diagonals are Bishop highways
Darcy Lima vs Y Shulman, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 The f-pawn will stroll in
Reti vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Myers Defense (A00) 1/2-1/2
N McInnes vs B de Cat, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungarian Opening: Dutch Defense (A00) 0-1 White K on the run
E Torre vs Robert E Byrne, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 kNight fork wins a piece
N M Rendlev vs S Skjolingstad, 2014
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Hungarian (A00) 1-0 Heated argument ?? They had a punch up!
Benko vs Fischer, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 White owns the dark squares
H Mas vs Htun Lynn Kyaw, 1999
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 0-1 f5 is a game changer
N Gaprindashvili vs D H Campora, 1989
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Hungarian / Dbl Fio vs Baltic/NY System (A00) 1-0 P Dovetail #!
J M Hodgson vs S Agdestein, 1986 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening / Baltic Def (A00) 1-0 Two en prise
Darcy Lima vs E Palacios, 2009
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Reversed Alekhine (A00) 1/2-1/2 N endgame
Reti vs I Rabinovich, 1925
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungarian Opening: Paris Gambit (A00) 1-0 The six pawn gambit?!
H E Myers vs Tirso Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 OCB requires K's help
Suttles vs Benko, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/Dbl Fio Reti (A00) 0-1 Blockade backward pawn
B Wall vs J R Boyce, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 1-0 From Qside to Kside
Suttles vs R Zuk, 1971
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Hungarian/Dble Fio (A00) 1-0 Five queens after 56.b8Q
J Hickl vs I Sokolov, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 58 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/Bird Fio (A00) 1-0 Sac the Q, mate w/a pawn
Antoshin vs F Rabar, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def (A00) 0-1 Remove the guard
B Socko vs Nakamura, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Underpromotion to N draws vs R
L Day vs Timman, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 0-1 net 3 minors for the Q
M Knezevic vs Razuvaev, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: 2.f4 (A00) 1-0 Watch the center dissolve
Suttles vs C Aykroyd, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Central ownership
Keene vs Ljubojevic, 1972
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Kadas Opening (A00) 1-0 He ought to open that way more often
K Grigorian vs Savon, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 1 moves, 1-0

Kadas Opening 1.h4 g6 (A00) 0-1 Did they elope?
A Korobov vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 1 moves, 0-1

Kadas Opening 1.h4?! (A00) 1-0 White wins a piece in 8 moves!?
G Welling vs E ten Haaf, 1981 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Kadas Opening 1.h4 (A00) 1/2-1/2 How to get away again & again!
R Fabry vs L Dobrovolsky, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kadas Opening 1.h4 (A00) 0-1 Weak pawn structure, blockade
R Fabry vs Z Radojevic, 1978 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Kadas Opening 1.h4?! (A00) 1-0 Fritz played like a wood pusher
E Nemeth vs Fritz, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Kadas Opening 1.h4 (A00) 1-0 Transposes to Q Pawn
Hector vs P Boersma, 1986 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Mieses Opening d3, f4 (A00) 0-1 Watch where you step
S Boden vs Owen, 1856 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Mieses Opening 1.d3 (A00) 1-0 Deflection / Remove the Defender
J Henningsen vs R Borik, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Mieses Opening 1.d3: Reversed Rat (A00) 0-1 Bad kNight!
A Natri vs H Kallio, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

Mieses Opening: Reversed Rat (A00) · 1/2-1/2
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening, Exchange Trap (A00) 1-0Pawn grabbing both ways
P Morriss vs J McDonnell, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Sweet decoy sacrifice
Sokolsky vs Krupski, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening Miniature (A00) 1-0 Stunning Blackburne's Mate!
Konstantin Chernyshov (elder) vs A Lesiak, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Grigorian Var (A00) 1-0 Exposed K vs safe K
I Frosinos vs E Kritsiligou, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Polish 2...f6 Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 R+ deflects Q
Tartakower vs Reti, 1919 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Bugayev Attack (A00) 1-0 White Rooks rule
G Welling vs P Buys, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Bugayev Attk (A00) 1-0 English/St. George style
G Welling vs R Druon, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening Exchange ML (A00) 0-1 En passant Mate!
I Korepanova vs A Tishkov, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: Schiffler-Sokolsky Var (A00) 0-1 A dirty bird
Fischman vs Gaile, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

Polish, Schiffler-Sokolsky Var (A00) 0-1 B highway w/N slasher
G Welling vs F Krudde, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Polish, Outflank 1.b4 c3 (A00) 0-1 Trap the trapper Scholar's #
Brichinova vs Alexandrova, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening (A00) 0-1 Schlecter's Immortal Game
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening (A00) 0-1 Double pin will win for Black
Sochor vs L van Damme, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening w/Dbl Fio (A00) 1-0 Black fell by simple tactics
G Pagalis vs A Gabai, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Baltic Defense (A00)  0-1 Pin exchange, Skewer+
De Jong vs A Van 't Riet, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 8 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: Zukertort System (A04) · 1/2-1/2
D Godes vs R Bar, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening: Zukertort (A04) 1-0 Hog on the 7th
Santasiere vs A J Fink, 1946 
(A04) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Polish, Zukertort System (A04) 1-0 Battery on long diagonal
Santasiere vs R Draxl, 1960 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Baltic Defense (A00) 1-0 Nip & tuck
Larsen vs Browne, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Outflank Var (A00) 0-1 Gave away tempos
Larsen vs J Garcia Padron, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Bird's Opening w/b4: Beautiful 'Play on the Wings' game!
Larsen vs Spassky, 1964 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Queenside Def (A00) 1/2-1/2 Open c- & d-files
I Golyak vs P Polyak, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 N outpost is more than a pest
I Golyak vs S Almeida, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Outflank Var (A00) 1-0 White keeps advancing
I Golyak vs M Parry, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Capa accepts doubled Ps w/out castling->overworked P exchange
Capablanca vs A G Pedroso, 1927 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Reti/Zukertort Opening: Santasiere's Folly (A06) 1-0 Dbl B Sacs
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Fischer's intermezzo checks allow his Q to escape & nab Black Q
Fischer vs D Ina, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Tartakower Gambit (A00) 1-0 Simul Tour
Fischer vs J Gloger, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Piling on lateral pin to mating square
Fischer vs K Walters, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Queenside Def (A00) 1/2-1/2 Neutralize a-file R
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 e5 (A00) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
I McNab vs Miles, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Main line quick draw
Smyslov vs Adorjan, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Gain space, seize 7th, pin backward P
Smyslov vs S Tatai, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: K's Indian (A00) 1/2-1/2 Black Nc5 blockade
Petrosian vs Kavalek, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polish Opening. KID vs Sokolsky Attack(A00) 0-1 P problem grows
J Sander vs Korchnoi, 1985
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Polish Sokolsky Attack vs KID (A00) 0-1 Kolty's recommendation
Kozomara vs Robert E Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Windmill just in time
K Volke vs M Schaefer, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Polish 1.b4 c5 Birmingham Gambit (A00) 1-0 Swallow's Tail #
B Tiller vs L Lovik, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Ne7 5. Qh5+
B Katalymov vs G Ilivitsky, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

The Sokolsky Gambit 4... Ne7 5. Qh5+
W Brinkmann vs K H Woschkat, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening e5 ML (A00) 0-1 W gives up the center, back rank
Akobian vs Ponomariov, 1995 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Saragossa Opening tranposes to London System (A00) 1/2-1/2
S Megaranto vs Qi Guo, 2012
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1-0 Transposes to Torre vs Tartak
Hort vs P Cramling, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Huesca ESP (1515) · Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) · 1-0
Lucena vs Quintana, 1515 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Theme Tournament (1922), Mannheim, Germany, May-26
Tarrasch vs J Mieses, 1922 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 1/2-1/2 King & Pawn Stalemate
Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 (A00) 0-1 Rob the pin, form batteries
J M Hodgson vs Short, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 into Colle (A00) 1-0 White gains space
A D Martin vs M Basman, 1984 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening (A00) 1-0 Target the loose rook
T Gelashvili vs I Chighladze, 2003 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening c3, d4, Nf3, g3 (A00) 0-1 Pins & threats
J Juncosa vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 0-1

Saragossa Opening: General (A00) 1/2- Haven't seen this version
Tartakower vs G A Thomas, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Saragossa Opening 1.c3 transposes Stonewall Attk (A00)1-0 0-0?
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack (A00) Direct hits on f7 and h7; odd mate pattern
R Durkin vs Spielman, 1957 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack Na3, e4-e5 (A00) 1-0 Closed game of shifting
G Minchev vs O Santana, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 76 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack Na3 (A00) 1-0 A good place to spend the knightf6
Carlsen vs S Grover, 2018 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack: General (A00) 1-0 U18
D Martinidesz vs S Docx, 1992 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Van Geet/Dunst (A00)Proof P moves are weakening. Play w/pieces!
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Napoleon Attack (A00) 1-0 Like flies
D Santoro vs F Roman, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) (A00) 1-0 Start 1.e4 2...Bd6? blocks d-pawn
H Deuster vs Gomez, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst): Reversed Nimzowitsch (A00) 1-0 Legall's Mate
O Bjarnason vs V Dittler, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) / Reversed Alekhine's Def(A00) 1-0 4 kNights
D D van Geet vs Versnel, 1950 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Discover+ Philidor's Legacy
D D van Geet vs W Litmanowicz, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 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

Don't ya just love a good N sacrifice to bust up the P chain?
Myers vs Savon, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Steiner Gambit (C31) 1-0 Mated while having 2 queens aboard
Sanders vs NN, 1910 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Tuebingen Gambit (A00) 1-0 Tapping c7 twice
Anders vs Samendankas, 1988 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Klüver Gambit (A00) 1-0 Hello?!
K de Smet vs T Plath, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Hector Gambit (A00) 0-1 Support mate coming
A Aasum vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Berlin Gambit vs Nimzowitsch Def (A00) 1-0
Keres vs Larsen, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) /Cntr Cntr Declined (A00) 0-1 W needs theory
H Klausner vs H Ahman, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst)/Cnt Cnt Dclnd (A00) 1-0Black can't hold his Ps
K Foster vs A Pintor, 2008
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst)/Cntr Cntr Declined 2.Nc3 d4 (A00) 1-0 No 0-0
Hydra vs Fritz, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Myers Attack (A00) 0-1 White had no real plan
A Moskvitch vs L Day, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst), Novosibirsk Var (A00) 0-1 5 passers oughta do
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Battambang Var (A00) 0-1 Poorly done
S Matic vs N Osap, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Anti-computer strategy; Horsing around w/6 Kts...won't resign
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening / Sicilian (A00) 0-1 Sittin' sacs
J Ruiz Galiano vs Lazarev, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense/Van Geet (Dunst): Berlin Gambit (A00) 1-0
F Reinfeld vs T Dunst, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst): Novosibirsk ...c5 (A00) 0-1 White Q misplaced
J Perrenet vs E Lavendelis, 2012
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Gruenfeld Defense (A00) · 0-1
Y Gusev vs Spassky, 1951 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Ch. 7, G52 in Chess Secrets: The Giants of Strategy by McDonald
K Behting vs Nimzowitsch, 1910 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00)0-1 First castling on record; P storm
NN vs Lucena, 1497 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 1-0 Resembles Anderssen's Opening
W Paulsen vs E Hammacher, 1878
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 2.d4 3.h4 (A00) 1-0White to promote
Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1856 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Get thy Q in close!
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1876 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van't Kruijs Opening/Copycat (A00) 1-0 Kside Crossfire!
A Suvorin vs A Chekhov, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 0-1 Looks like a 1912 computer
Turochamp vs Kasparov, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening -> English (A00) 1-0 Black played giveaway
Maroczy vs Taubenhaus, 1905
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening Ne2 (A00) 1-0 Under the influence
L Day vs P Nurmi, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs /Dble Fianchetto vs Dutch (A00) 1-0 Great N play!
J Wisker vs Bird, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 55 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 1-0 Polish/Zukertort
J Wisker vs Bird, 1873 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening transposes to French Exchange 4.c4 Nf6
Tartakower vs Fahrni, 1911 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3 (A00) 1-0 Fool's Mate variation
J Krejcik vs NN, 1908 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs/From G Declined A00 1-0"Special Brilliancy Prize"
Blackburne vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening 1.e3(A00) 1-0Euwe stunned by Nimzo swindle
Nimzowitsch vs Euwe, 1929 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs (A00) 0-1 Heed warning -- Develop Ns & Bs before Q
K Kusin vs Warfalamejew, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 4 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 2.f4 Bird's Opening (A00) 1-0Dual flank attks
E Hahn vs J Vitense, 1932 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

1927 book of the New York City international tournament
Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar, 1927 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs 1.e3 transposes (A00) 1-0 Centralized Bishop rules
Owen vs J Wisker, 1868 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening/English (A00) 1-0 Smothered #
B Corneliussen vs Martin Jensen, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening e3, c4 (A00) 1-0 Pawn roller dictates
Kasparov vs Fritz, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs/Colle-Zukertort (A00) 1-0 Kside defense, passer
Zukertort vs W Potter, 1875 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening vs Dbl Fio (A00) 0-1 Q sac for Kside crush
J Lacasta Palacios vs H Asis Gargatagli, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 1-0 Cornered Q tomb ahead
A Selezniev vs Von Bardeleben, 1920 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00)/A06 1/2-1/2 36...?
Carlsen vs Ganguly, 2016 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) · 0-1
N J Fries-Nielsen vs Yusupov, 1980
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 1-0 29.?
W Paulsen vs Anderssen, 1878 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Blitz
A Indjic vs A Timofeev, 2018
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 1/2-1/2 Storytime
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ware Opening 1.a4 by namesake (A00) 1/2-1/2 Pseudo-Italian
P Ware vs J A Congdon, 1880 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Earliest piece sac in the DB (exchange sac on move 2)
A Smirnov vs V Shepelev, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Ware Opening 1.a4 d5 (A00) 0-1 Pawn pushing, bad bishop
T Vogler vs Barsov, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Ware Opening 1.a4?! (A00) 1-0 Double check does it
E Demac vs J Wahlberg, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Ware Opening vs Philidor (A00) 1-0 kNighted on f7
P H Nielsen vs L Valdes, 2015 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Ware Opening 1.a4 e5 2.e4 (A00) 1-0 Blitz; Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: The Potato (A06) 1-0 Discovered check bites
E Karahaliou vs E Georgopoulou, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

d3 Old Indian Attack vs Chigorin Def (A06) 1/2-1/2 Black cramp
Nimzowitsch vs Vidmar, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

d3 Old Indian Attack vs Chigorin Def (A06) 1-0Closed cntr opens
Nimzowitsch vs Von Scheve, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack vs Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Failure to castle
W McCutchen vs V Ossipov, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus - straight forward development (A00) 0-1 Alert EG!
V K Neverov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 67 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Ooze forward w/pressure
Alekhine vs V Mikenas, 1933 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 At each others throats!
J B Bednarski vs T Wibe, 1972 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Peculiar R sacrifice for the passer
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/White Hippo (A00) 1-0 Correspondence
G Welling vs J Dubbeldam, 1991
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Reversed Modern Defense (A00) · 1-0
G Welling vs V Yemelin, 1997
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/White Hippo (A00) 0-1 Black Q robs the pin
G Welling vs T Crispin, 1998
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 56 moves, 0-1

Saragossa Opening/Reversed Leningrad Dutch (A00) 1-0 Bad X$ sac
G Welling vs J Vanheste, 1987
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Reversed Leningrad Dutch/Sodium Attack (A00) 1-0
G Welling vs T Szakall, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 55 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) (A00)1-0 Right-handed version of Legall's Mate
D Moody vs S Bender, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

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