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Opening Systems For Competive Chess Players
Compiled by fredthebear

Fredthebear CLONED this collection from Cornwallis. Thank you Cornwallis! The following comments are from Cornwallis:

This collection features all the games in USCF Senior Master John Hall's Opening Systems For Competitive Chess Players that features extensive analysis and games on 3 openings: The Torre Attack, Tartakower's Legacy, and the Caro-Kann. I had to return this book so some games are missing but I tried to add all important games in here.

On The Road to Kasparov
A Sokolov vs Karpov, 1987 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beautiful Karpov"ian" knights
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Too much finesse leads to Less
Psakhis vs Geller, 1982 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 24 moves, 0-1

The Dynamic Duo
M Bertok vs Fischer, 1962 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 31 moves, 0-1

Trap on move five (5.d5!)
A Chernin vs Kudrin, 1985
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

The exchange caro-kann
Hort vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1978 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange Variation
Hort vs T Georgadze, 1981
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Modern Variant
Sax vs Miles, 1989
(B10) Caro-Kann, 74 moves, 0-1

Proffered Paring Provides Perdition
Spassky vs Alburt, 1985 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

A good example of why sometimes the Caro-kann is not so solid.
Nunn vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

The Torre Tackles e5
Zsuzsa Polgar vs R J Dive, 1988 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Never underestimate your opponent.
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Properly play the Torre
Spassky vs A Sokolov, 1986
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sweep the 7th rank clean (except for a pawn)
Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Mexicano Tango
Saemisch vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Got Bishop?
Vaganian vs Psakhis, 1983 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Putting the question to the bishop
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1972 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Ermenkov vs K Burger, 1980
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Don't "smir"k in my face
Salov vs Smirin, 1988
(A48) King's Indian, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Torre tackles King's Indian
Balashov vs Sax, 1979
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Taming the Gruenfeld
Seirawan vs Kudrin, 1988
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

I ran out of things to say.
Short vs Timman, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Karpov, 1991
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

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