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Knights Add Spice D&E Shield Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Sometimes the knight is the hero, the saving sidekick, or just a member of the posse. Sometimes the knight is the villain, the accomplice, or the goat. Whatever the case maybe, the knight impacted the game at some point. So, my friend, saddle up and let's go for a ride!

See rolling knights compiled by tonsillolith

QP Game: Symmetrical Var (D02) 0-1 Marvelous defense!!
P F Schmidt vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Nxf7 sac allows Qh7+
I Abonyi vs J Engler, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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/Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 Rake the Qside
Yusupov vs T Storai, 2012
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD Austrian Defense. Gusev CG (D06) 1-0 Pinned to check square
Szabo vs O'Kelly, 1946 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1-0

QGD. Albin Countergambit. Normal -- Not (D08) 0-1 BRAVE!!
H Woolverton vs D B Pritchard, 1959 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Colle's chess masterpieces by Fred Reinfeld
Colle vs Euwe, 1924 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Wonderboy - Magnus Carlsen conducts a ruthless king hunt!!
Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

QGA Alekhine System (D28) 0-1 Decoy sac, Kt fork comin'
I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1933 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD / Dbl Fio (D30) 1-0 Rc7! shocker helps clear the diagonal
S Kuemin vs R Staechelin, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange (D35) 1-0 Which kNight?
Euwe vs Fischer, 1957 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD Three Knights (D37) 1-0 Famous combo removes the defender!
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD. Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 Battery on h7
A Moiseenko vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

G73 in 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Ragozin vs E E Book, 1946 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Dbl N sacs start on f7
L Piazzini vs R Flores Alvarez, 1936 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Instructive notes by Mason
Pillsbury vs Burn, 1895  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange Var (D85) Bxf7+ mating combo
Z Izoria vs T Luciani, 2005 
(D85) Grunfeld, 22 moves, 1-0

IQP space advantage gives White a 5(!)-piece mating attack
Botvinnik vs M Yudovich Sr., 1933 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Sarratt Attack (D00) 0-1 Tight squeeze, knight forks
Grischuk vs Topalov, 2015 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Levitsky Attack (D00) 0-1 Double on the 2nd
S Drazic vs Anand, 2000
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Two Black knights on the 3rd
A Stenborg vs G P Thibaut, 1950
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

White sacrifices TWO queens and ends a knight ahead
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

QP Game, Symmetrical (D02) 1/2-1/2 Colle Cntr; Kts. outside
S Von Freymann vs Breyer, 1911
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

QP Game: London System (D02) 0-1 N snatch leads to pin
G Palchun vs E Inarkiev, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

London System vs Chigorin Def (D02) 1-0 Keep adding pressure
Denker vs W Adams, 1940 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 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

Colle System (D05) 0-1 Lasker carefully escapes
Blackburne vs Lasker, 1899 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

D05 Rubinstein Opening: Classical Defense ~ Tartakower
Blackburne vs J Minckwitz, 1881 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

QGD Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Underpromotion deflects defender
N Szuveges vs M Ninchich, 1999 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 69: Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games by Stohl
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11)1-0 Rook X-Ray+ on 7th is next
Ivanchuk vs Van Wely, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Exchange (D13) 1-0 f6 fork becomes keen W manuevers
Euwe vs S Landau, 1939
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav, Chameleon Variation (D15) 1/2-1/2 Rooks gone wild...
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Underpromotion+
Svidler vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Remarkable Forced Stalemate Between Two Computers
Shredder vs Gull, 2013 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Variation (D17) 0-1 Arabian Mate
P Cramling vs Hector, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 A Backdoor Arabian #
L Schandorff vs R E Andersen, 2012 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 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

Ch. 1, Game 4: Survival Guide to Competitive Chess by John Emms
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

QG Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 Pin it to win it
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central. Greco Var Bb7 (D20) 0-1 Dbl Attk? Threaten mate!
M Kierzek vs Keene, 1978 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

QGA. Old Var (D20) 1-0 Up the exchange; Notes by Morphy
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834  
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

QGA. Old Var (D20) 1-0 N will fork Q & g7
Keres vs E Mnatsakanian, 1963 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD Vienna (D24) 1-0 Q sac works w/help of tumbling knights
B Avrukh vs N Guliyev, 2006 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Def (D26) 1-0 Nxf7 & pin
Hebden vs J Howell, 1992 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 This is a serious knight bully!
Botvinnik vs P Sharov, 1928 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30) 1-0 Knights on the go
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1913 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD vs Stonewall Def (D30) 1-0 Which rook battery wins?
Taimanov vs Lisitsin, 1949 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated (D31) 1-0 5 consecutive checks
A Ebralidze vs T Lubensky, 1949 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1Tactics break the mirror
Menchik vs Graf-Stevenson, 1934 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Rubinstein System (D33) 1-0 Dbl Windmill
J Brach Sr vs J R von Pessler, 1910 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange (D35) 0-1 Tactics whip Qside minority attack
Karpov vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Trap: White grabs a center pawn w/immunity
O'Kelly vs J Nowak, 1968 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Reshevsky Variation (D36) 1-0 Child's Play!
Bacrot vs S Azarov, 1992 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 29 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange/Semi-Slav Def. General (D43) 1-0 N# threat
Yusupov vs J Nogueiras, 1985 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Anti-Moscow Gambit (D43) 1-0 Nxf7 sac gets to king
Carlsen vs A Groenn, 2005 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Wild one!
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Smothered Mate
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Bxh7+ w/twist; remove guard
Reshevsky vs W Grigorieff, 1934 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Pirc Var (D48) 1-0 Pesky kNights
Ragozin vs Pirc, 1935 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 27 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik considered the following to be his best game of the t
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948  
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

QG Declined, Modern. N Def. (D51) 1-0 Up the exchange, active R
Lasker vs Tinsley, 1899 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

QGD Tartakower Defense (D58) 1-0 Forks & more
Ragozin vs Bondarevsky, 1946 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 58 moves, 1-0

QGD Orthodox Def. Pillsbury Var (D63) 1-0 Stunning move, indeed
Maroczy vs Schiffers, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the ChessMasters
Reti vs H Wolf, 1922 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

A briliant N sac at move 27. Ne6+ for a lasting initiative
M Rodshtein vs Zhou Jianchao, 2011 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 38 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange (D74) 1-0 DB was 72 yrs old
Bronstein vs Lputian, 1996 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 30 moves, 1-0

Very interesting pawn play all 3 phases; w/immunity
Gelfand vs Grischuk, 2014 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 66 moves, 0-1

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

Notes by Robert Wade. The Game of the Century!!
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

100 Best Games of the 20th Century by Andrew Soltis
Bisguier vs Benko, 1963 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening (E00) 0-1 Two kNights on the 7th
Kasimdzhanov vs Kasparov, 2001 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Wacko horses need to be saddle broke
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def. Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Nifty Ns in center
V Makogonov vs I Golyak, 1959 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 31 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

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1/2-1/2 Qs & Ns workin'
Konstantinopolsky vs Korchnoi, 1952 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Miles outposts both Knights, then loses his mind? No!!
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

QID Spassky System/b3, Bb2 Stonewall Attk (E14) 1-0 Fine sacs!
Zsuzsa Polgar vs K Dimitrov, 1984 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Var. Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Dbl Threat
Aronian vs Gelfand, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

kNight Invasions by Both Colors!
Nisipeanu vs Pelletier, 2010 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

QID Opocensky Var (E17) 1-0 Pinter's Brilliancy
Pinter vs C Thomson, 1989 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

QID: Opocensky Var (E17) 1-0 Famous N Shot!
Aronian vs Navara, 2006 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

A knight sacrifice completely paralyzes Saemisch.
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 8 moves, 0-1
V Greenwalt vs B Wall, 1983 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 8 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 A hidden gem!
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Black shows courage
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2006 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 55 moves, 0-1

NID Saemisch Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Sham Q sac, rob the pin
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 0-1Pins, Deflect+
G Gaasland vs Carlsen, 2001 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Game 559: Best game AND best novelty in Informant #71
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Game 53 in TMIGoCEP: 62 Masterpieces...by Irving Chernev
E Zagorjansky vs P Romanovsky, 1943 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

NID. Fischer Var (E44) 1-0 Seize open file, 7th rank w/N on 6th
Lilienthal vs Kotov, 1945 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 43 moves, 1-0

NID Normal Schlechter Def (E52) 0-1The power of the fianchetto
A Ramirez Alvarez vs Sadvakasov, 2004 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD Modern. Knight Def (D52) 0-1 Great Rs & Ns
Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 Second N lurks
Jacobsen vs Port, 1952 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 Q&N go hand-in-hand
V S Gujrathi vs V Carneiro, 2013
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 Foolish Black Knights
Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2015 
(E61) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 1-0 She was greedy
Akobian vs A Matikozian, 2005
(E61) King's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

KID Fianchetto. Simagin Var (E62) 0-1 Cramped into Zugzwang
Quinteros vs Panno, 1968 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 0-1

KID. Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo System (E62) 1-0 Corrected
A Kotz vs P Lebedev, 1937 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Kavalek Def (E62) 1-0 Notes by Raymond Keene
Keene vs C Micheli, 1973  
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian (1929-1984)
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

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 6...c5 Four Ps Attk. Dynamic Attack (E76) 0-1 N trick
O Kniest vs D Vocaturo, 2013
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

KID 6...c5 Four Ps Attk. Normal (E77) 0-1 Ns shake things up
J de Vries vs C P Gouw, 1989 
(E77) King's Indian, 26 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 Saemisch (E80) 1-0 The Dutch Evergreen
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch Variation. Normal Defense (E81) 1-0 Knights Rule
D Dengler vs H Olschok, 2000 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E86) 0-1 Incredible, Incredible Mikhail Tal
J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

KID (E90) Bold kNights and piling on the pin
Kavalek vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E90) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense (E90) 0-1Centralized Knights, R decoy sac
J Thomason vs Fischer, 1955 
(E90) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh5z2YFBkHs
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

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

KID Orthodox. Positional Def (E94) 1/2-1/2 Double Take final
Najdorf vs S Schweber, 1968 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rocking the Ramparts - Guide to Attacking Chess
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

KID, Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Wild game, resembles Bughouse
P H Nielsen vs T Hillarp Persson, 1998 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Q sac for Arabian Mate
V Babula vs E Najer, 2015 
(E97) King's Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

Appears in the 2nd edition of The World's Greatest Chess Games
Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

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

Slav Defense: Three Knights Var (D15) 1-0 Boden's Mate in 11
Seefried vs Kunzler, 1927 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 11 moves, 1-0

Double Stonewall/Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 The N Zwischenzug!
A Brinckmann vs B Moritz, 1923
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern Var (D50) 1-0 Routine until N counterthreat fails
H U Gruenberg vs L Zinn, 1974
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD. Manhattan Var (D51) 1-0 Establishing a N outpost
E Formanek vs M Foisor, 2012
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 64 moves, 1-0

Game 52 in The Fireside Book of Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
H Steiner vs J C Thompson, 1940 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 12 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk 100 selected games-Kalinichenko's book
Ivanchuk vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def Noteboom (D31)1-0 Dbl N sac start & end of K walk
G Weissgerber vs A Van Nuess, 1933 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KID. Zinnowitz Var (E90) 1-0 Youth off-hand game
Fischer vs J Altusky, 1954 
(E90) King's Indian, 12 moves, 1-0

G77 in Spassky's 101 Best Games 1949-1972, by Bernard Cafferty
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Main Line (D42) 1-0 Brilliant
Kasparov vs S Begun, 1978 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 24 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Chigorin Defense Var (D06) 1-0White N destroys 4 P islands
M Michna vs E Ambrosi, 2008 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Black f6-pawn fork subverted
Colle vs F Schubert, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Nxf7 nets loose N on rim; N fork.
U Mehlhorn vs JosephThomas, 2005 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

KID. Averbakh. Geller Def (E73) 1-0 White Ns fluster Black K
Petursson vs L Degerman, 1990
(E73) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

William Winter (1898-1955) British champion
G A Thomas vs W Winter, 1927 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 17 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange (D10) 1-0 "Death or Glory" Attack!
Kaidanov vs J Donaldson, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

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. Hastings Variation (D30) 1-0 Knights open the way!
N Minev vs O Neikirch, 1954
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical System Traditional (E99) 1-0 Dbl R sac!
W So vs Nakamura, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated Move Order (D31) 0-1 True skill
B Rabar vs Opocensky, 1941
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

QID. Spassky System (E14) 1-0 Nc7xe6 fork
Bogoljubov vs P Leepin, 1941
(E14) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 1-0

QGA: Normal (D25) 0-1 Siberian Trap in the Q's pawn
A Tsvetkov vs J Rejfir, 1936 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def (D40) 1-0 Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs L Kussman, 1924  
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD. Harrwitz Attk. Two Knts Def Blockade Line (D37)1-O N snips
Nakamura vs L Bruzon Batista, 2004 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Defense (D40) 0-1 Common unpin trap
J Fuller vs R Buchanan, 1977 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

B-DG. Lemberger Cntrgambit. Sneiders Attk (D00) 0-1 Discovered+
K Hanisch vs Schuettrich, 1875 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Loose Rs underfire
Karpov vs I Plotnikov, 1997 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

NID. St. Petersburg Var (E43) 0-1 Nippy Knights
Fine vs Dake, 1931 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Double N sacs
M Rodshtein vs T Kotanjian, 2008 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

QGA. Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 IQP, Blackburne's Mate
M Rodshtein vs A Diamant, 2009 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Cntrgambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0Dazzling Ns
I Cheparinov vs I Salgado Lopez, 2011 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD. Pseudo-Tarrasch Var (D50) 1-0 Nagging Knights
Furman vs Bronstein, 1967 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Modern Var (D50) 1-0 Knights on the rim?!
Pillsbury vs E Schallopp, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

1667 in Chess Informant's "Encyclopedia of Chess MG/Combos"1980
Hort vs Minic, 1967 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 The Black N waltzes in
I Rabinovich vs Alekhine, 1920 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

QGD. Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def Blockade Line (D37) 1-0
T Nyback vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Overworked P can't defend two squares
A Kuligowski vs P Biyiasas, 1978
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Octopus & R on 7th!
Botvinnik vs Robatsch, 1966 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attk (E97) 0-1 Sir Gawain & the Black N
J Werle vs G Jones, 2019 
(E97) King's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Döry Indian (E10) 0-1 Find the finish
Poljak vs Khan, 1928 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 0-1

QGA: Classical Def. Alekhine System Except ML (D28) 1-0 IQP
Euwe vs P Devos, 1946
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD: Traditional (D30) 0-1 Black N brings down castle w/help
P Nikolic vs Y Habu, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0Picking apart the Qside
G Botterill vs Psakhis, 1977 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

The perfect Knight in the corner
M Kravtsiv vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 110 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Krause Variation (D02) 0-1 Blitz
D B Gurevich vs Dlugy, 1993
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1-0 Pestering N, discovered+
Hort vs J Lechtynsky, 1973
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Kozul G (E99) 3 minors beat Q
W So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Defense. Classical (D68) 1-0 26.?
B Abramovic vs V Zheliandinov, 2000 
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Notes by Richard Teichmann
Von Bardeleben vs J Mieses, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD. Pseudo-Tarrasch. Primitive Pillsbury Var (D50) 1-0 Qside A
Chistiakov vs Shashin, 1960 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 34.?
Yu Yangyi vs Wen Yang, 2017 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Prague Variation. M.L. (D34) 0-1Interference!
H Machelett vs R Slobodjan, 2007
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

QGD: Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31) 1-0 24.?
Larry Evans vs Benko, 1975 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

QGD: Austrian Defense (D06) 1-0 Black K caught in the open
Najdorf vs Piazzi, 1951
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 Knights over Bishops
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1994 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 58 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Greco's Mate is coming!
Uhlmann vs N Minev, 1963
(E12) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Terrific Tussle!
Kiril D Georgiev vs Grischuk, 2007 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Ns abound
V A Loginov vs F Sideif-Sade, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 18 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System M.L. (D19) 0-1 Max Lange's #
Lutsko vs S B Berntsen Sahl, 2007 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 26 moves, 0-1

QGA: Showalter Var (D24) 0-1 N sac for 2 pawns is effective!
Showalter vs Janowski, 1916 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 0-1

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 Gem!
S Markeluk vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1991 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 48 in Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard
Karpov vs Beliavsky, 1994 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD: Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 A Knight on the Rim #
J H Donner vs M Aaron, 1962 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D10) 0-1 Pin the Q to the K
NN vs T Wildschuetz, 1936 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 11 moves, 0-1

Game 69 from Garry Kasparov's On My Great Predecessors (2)
Botvinnik vs Alatortsev, 1934 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Cntrgambit (D08) 0-1Mieses mauls Marshall in Monte C
Marshall vs J Mieses, 1901 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

Colle System Ne5, Ng5 (D05) 1-0 Greek Gift, h-file battery
Colle vs V Soultanbeieff, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 1-0 White cuts a mean rug!
P H Nielsen vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 The situation got hairy
Saidy vs K Commons, 1974 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Three Knts. Hungarian Attk (D92) 1-0 Surprise!!
H Karner vs V Rozhdestvensky, 1958 
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 24 moves, 1-0

Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3 (E06) 1-0 Ns nab Qs, bring out the Ks
Grischuk vs Nakamura, 2019 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 54 moves, 1-0

Capa sacrifices a piece for three pawns, forces K walk
Capablanca vs O Bernstein, 1914 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

QGD: Austrian Def (D06) 1-0 Discovered Double+ & fork
R Wojtaszek vs Ulibin, 2013
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 The better knight wins
Swiderski vs J N Berger, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical System Benko Attk (E99) 0-1N fork lurks
P Cramling vs J Reyes, 1987 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 20 moves, 0-1

QGA: Showalter Var (D24) 0-1 Siberian Trap: NxN Removes Guard
Chernev vs M L Hanauer, 1938 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined 000 vs 00 (D30) 1-0 Amber; Nf6 sac!
Topalov vs Lautier, 2000
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

"Rooking a Gift Horse in the Mouth"
Onischuk vs Y Shulman, 2005 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Veresov Attack. Irish Gambit (D00) 1-0 N+ fork, Q fork!
Jobava vs C Lupulescu, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Bonin burns Byrne in the Byrne!
J Bonin vs Robert E Byrne, 1986 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Brave Knight
B Avrukh vs Mikhalchishin, 2005 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 52 moves, 1-0

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 1/2-1/2 Heck of a game!
Mamedyarov vs Karjakin, 2019 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Harrwitz vs Chigorin Def (D02) 0-1 nicked by knights
S Mahmud vs Sean Winshand Cuhendi, 2012
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Alekhine vs A Kaufmann, 1919 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Normal Var (D45) 0-1 N sac for Q+ flurry
Kieninger vs Keres, 1943 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 47 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 1/2-1/2 Perp escape
Kramnik vs Nakamura, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bogo-Indian Def: New England Var (E11) 0-1 Thailand trick
J Petit vs B Wall, 1974 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

Uncommon Stonewall Attack (D02) 1-0 Fabulous Mating Combo
Pillsbury vs R Iglesias, 1900 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

The Game of the Year (New In Chess Magazine 2017/8)
J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 168: The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms
M Oren vs I Dyner, 1952 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Pterodactyl Variation (E64) 1/2-1/2 Blitz
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System vs QID BxBa6 (D02) 1-0 Discovered+ collects Q
Kamsky vs K Aseev, 1986 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Symmetrical (D02) 1-0 32.?
C Bauer vs Korchnoi, 2003 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Kozul Gambit (E99) 0-1
P Maghsoodloo vs Chopra Aryan, 2017 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 53 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
Karjakin vs Yu Yangyi, 2019 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Austrian Def (D06) 1-0 Doubled Outside Passers
M Mchedlishvili vs K Shanava, 2017
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 73 moves, 1-0

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladimir Vukovic, p. 24
A Asgeirsson vs I Raud, 1936 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Smoked
Kramnik vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Answer the threat
V Keymer vs Gelfand, 2018 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated Meran Var (D45) 0-1 Discovery w/Nd3+
H Lundin vs Ekstrom, 1947 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 9 moves, 0-1

QID: Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Geza Maroczy notes
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

G54 inThe Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played byChernev
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1946 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45) 0-1 Stockfish ˇ
Kasimdzhanov vs Bareev, 2002 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Rubinstein (Anti Meran) System (D45) 0-1N on 3rd
Radjabov vs Anand, 2006 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 16 in 'Simple Chess' by Michael Francis Stean
C B van den Berg vs H Kramer, 1950 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 Read kibitz
T van Scheltinga vs Opocensky, 1939 
(E61) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Game 78 in The Fireside Book of Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
H Baker vs Chernev, 1942 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 Ng4 bait backfiresˇ
M Pein vs G Hernandez Guerrero, 1991 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: General (D30) 1-0 N trap
H Bouwmeester vs C Vlagsma, 1954
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

QGD: Traditional (D30) 1-0 Unique Bxf7; Stockfish notes
Mamedyarov vs Kasimdzhanov, 2019 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Leningrad. Warsaw Var (A88) 1-0 Battery interference
Petursson vs L Barillaro, 1994 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 24 moves, 1-0

QGA: Normal. Traditional System (D45) 1-0Sacs to advance passer
Steinitz vs Gunsberg, 1890 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern Var (D50) 1-0 aggressive bayonet attack!
F B Walker vs E Hanna, 1899 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

QGD: Exchange. Positional (D35) 0-1 Dbl N sac for Kside attack!
A Moiseenko vs K Korley, 2019 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 FSR explains
F Rhine vs D Bungo, 2013 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Winawer Countergambit (D10) 0-1 Russian Juniors
Pigalev vs I Nikolayev, 1979
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. General (E91) 1-0 Remove the Guard, Royal Fork+
Shirov vs Hoi, 1991 
(E91) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 N Outnumbers N
G Grimsson vs Stefansson, 2003 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1991 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

London System 5.c4 vs Dutch Stonewall (D02) 1/2-1/2 K walk
Z Vecsey vs J Hasek, 1930
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

It's a Colle 5.c3, not a Stonewall Attk (D05) 1-0 LASKER combo!
Lasker vs D G Baird, 1892 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Quiet Variation (D30) 0-1 27...?
F Bindrich vs Z Andriasian, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 0-1

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