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Double Bishop Sacrifices Flew by Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Stelling started this collection. Thank you Stelling! Fredthebear has added additional double sackers.

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M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

A03 1-0 38
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

18. ... Bf3 would have won instead of the classic 18. ... Bxg2
Burn vs Owen, 1884 
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

A04 1-0 28
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

A06 1-0 22
Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

B47 1-0 21
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

B89 1-0 24
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

C00 1-0 20
E E Book vs Ingerslev, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

C10 1-0 26
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

C77 0-1 27
V G Kirillov vs Furman, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

D02 1-0 28
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

D05 1-0 30
Koltanowski vs M Defosse, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

D27 1-0 35
Koneru vs Z Nemeth, 2005 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

D30 0-1 32
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

D32 1-0 23
Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

D41 1-0 26
Pachman vs O Neikirch, 1958 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

D46 1-0 32
K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

A double BB variation, out of the classic venue.
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Subtle Bf3 before Bxg2.
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Winning Chess Brilliancies by Seirawan - Game 12
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 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

Sicilian Def: Morphy Gambit (B21) 1-0 Dbl B sacs & R!!
Dundee City vs Aberdeen, 1859 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 1-0 Dbl B sac
S Bergh vs O Gotlin, 1867 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Dbl B sac, rolling Ns
S Rosenthal vs Baron d'Anglas, 1876 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit 3.Nxe5 Nf6 4.Bc4 Qe7 (C40) 0-1Smashing Sac attk!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1879 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Dbl Bishop Sac
Blackburne vs Leverson, 1885  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 0-1Sideways Gueridon #
Lasker vs J Sargent, 1891 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA. Traditional Variation (C38) 1-0 N & Dbl B sacs
F Lazard vs NN, 1903 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Danish G. Declined, Sorensen Def (C21) 0-1 Hook? No, Uppercut!
J Perlis vs Blackburne, 1907 
(C21) Center Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Published in Shakhmatnoe Obozrenie 1910, p. 30
Alekhine vs Gutkevich, 1910 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 Raking Bs assault Kside
Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Neat double B sac for mate!
Przepiorka vs L Steiner, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 1-0 Fine Greek Gift
Denker vs Robbins, 1934 
(A80) Dutch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open ML (C09) 0-1 Three B sacs in this game
Panov vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Lundin Var (D47) 1-0 Hot Bishops
Szabo vs C Kottnauer, 1950 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice & Bs(C44) 1-0
Lutikov vs Lisitsin, 1951 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense (A51) 0-1 Dbl B plus N Sacrifice
Biegler vs Peperle, 1952 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Game 57 in The Game of Chess by Harry Golombek
I Koenig vs J W Cornforth, 1952 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 1-0

KGA. Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Dbl B sacs on the 7th
W W Young vs R Puckett, 1962 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA Gianutio Cntrgambit (C34) 1-0 GT2K Dbl B attk by both sides
Wardaugh vs C Brown, 1969 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: General (C21) 1-0 Both Bishops deflect Black Q
S Rubin vs David L Lee, 1971 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. ML (D42) 1-0 Dbl B sacs! Notes by Keene
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Advance (B29) 1-0 Dbl B sacs
Gufeld vs V Osnos, 1978 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: General (B10) 0-1 Deflection!!
Chandler vs Y Gruenfeld, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Reversed Philidor Formation (C00) 0-1 Dbl B Sac
J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

London System (A46) 1-0 Deflect from, Decoy to, etc.
F Braga vs Grun, 1988 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0 Dbl B sac
Kudrin vs H A Machado Jr, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation Kasparov Attack (B17) 1-0Dbl B Sac
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

QGA: Central Variation. Rubinstein Def (D20)1-0 Dbl B Sac offer
Beim vs S Wagman, 1990 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Benko G Accptd. Modern Var (A57) 0-1 Center, Dbl B sacrifice
K Georgiev vs I Rogers, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Double Bishop Sacrifice
L Filatov vs S F Mayer, 2000 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Dbl B sacrifice
Areshchenko vs Savon, 2001 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Pawn Return Var (A57) 1-0 Brilliant!
Vladimirov vs Mikhalevski, 2001 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Double Bishop Sacrifice coming next C42 1-0 26
J Polgar vs Karpov, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Defense: Main Lines (B01) 1/2-1/2 Dbl B sac
Benjamin vs J Bartholomew, 2003 
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Magnus' Double Bishop Sacrifice at Age ~13
Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 Dbl B Sacrifice
Shabalov vs Aronian, 2004 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 47 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Dbl B sac and more
K Spraggett vs Vescovi, 2004 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA. Rosenthal Variation (D21) 0-1 Double B sacrifice finish
F Vallejo Pons vs Kasparov, 2005 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 0-1

Game 49 in The Greatest Ever Chess Strategies by Sam Collins
S Collins vs I Snape, 2008 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 47 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Muzio Gambit (C25) 1-0 Gueridon Mate
R Narmontas vs G Petraitis, 2009 
(C25) Vienna, 13 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance (B12) 1-0 Stockfish notes; Dbl B sacs
Carlsen vs Wang Hao, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Colle System 5.b3 (D05) 1-0 Double Bishop Sacrifices
A Stefanova vs N Kosintseva, 2012
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (B06) 1-0 Dbl B sac
R Hovhannisyan vs K Kostin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Muzio Gambit (C25) 1-0 Open kside
Vachier-Lagrave vs Nakamura, 2016 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo Syst (E62) 1-0 video link
Ding Liren vs Carlsen, 2020 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Defense (B22) 0-1
J Haug vs A Donchenko, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 45 moves, 0-1

The standard twin-bishop sacrifice. Simple yet instructive.
N Gamboa vs Blatny, 1996 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

the worst game between GMs that I've seen in a long while
Nakamura vs J Xiong, 2020 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Dolukhanov's Double Bishop and Pawn Mate
V Mikenas vs A Dolukhanov, 1934 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted (D20) 1-0 blitz Greek Gift
F Rhine vs NN, 2020 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1, 15 moves Kamikazi Bishops
A Jakab vs L Cernousek, 2003 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 15 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Dbl Bishop sac offer
E J Diemer vs Illig, 1954 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Neo-Archangelsk Var (C78) 0-1 World Record
T Brownscombe vs T Gareyev, 2016 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Dbl B sacrifices
D Pirrot vs Hertneck, 1989 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Alapin Var (D16) 1-0 Double Bishop Sacrifice
IsiChess vs FIBChess, 2004 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

a fine example of the double Bishop sacrifice by Kasparov
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 1-0 Dbl B Sacrifice
Mayet vs W Hanstein, 1837 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

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