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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!

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QP Game: Symmetrical Var (D02) 0-1 Marvelous defense!!
L Schmitt 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 R 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, 1929 
(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 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

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
V 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 Kots 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 W 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 W 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 H Schuettrich, 1987 
(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 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
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 Barth Stanford, 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
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 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 R 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 Boruch Israel 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 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 ·
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 backfires·
M Pein vs 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 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

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 W is the aggressor after dbl Q sacs
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

QGD: Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Philadelphia Exhibition
Marshall vs S T Sharp, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 En prise Knights make you think
Vidmar vs Rotlewi, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 b-pawn strikes the Q
I Bilek vs E Paoli, 1958 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

G5: Positional Masterpieces of 2012-2015 by Naiditsch & Balogh
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2012 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Pawn roller w/0-0-0 vs 0-0
I Koenig vs H Weiss, 1919 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern. Knight Defense (D51) 1-0 28.?
A Artidiello vs B Babapour, 2002 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Chigorin Def. Exchange (D07) 0-1 N cirlces like a buzzard
Jose Perez vs R Rabiega, 2004
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Orthodox Def (D37) 1-0 N arrival
Bogoljubov vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1925 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Makagonov Var (E71) 0-1 Knight strike
N Rashkovsky vs Geller, 1977 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 42 moves, 0-1

QGD: Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Geller vs Spassky, 1967 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

P-Q4: Zukertort Var (D02) 0-1 Minor piece warfare
Pakala vs Tal, 1950 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. King's Knight Variation (E60) 1-0 26.?
Smyslov vs M Fuller, 1969 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Bravo, Cheparinov ! Really nice!
Wang Yue vs I Cheparinov, 2007 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 54 moves, 0-1

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 N+ fork
A Chernin vs Miles, 1985 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD: Miles Variation (D53) 1-0 22.?
Kramnik vs Short, 1995 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange (D41) 1-0 Positively Exquisite
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. ML (D37) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 23.?
Kasparov vs Vaganian, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Def. Alekhine Var (D38) 0-1 N sac opens the h-file
Koneru vs Yifan Hou, 2011 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Symmetrical. Pseudo-Catalan (D02) 1-0 Barda's Knight Blast
O Barda vs E E Book, 1947 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Variation (D61) 1-0 Aptly named!
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1907  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1 Ns set table
A Simutowe vs Smirin, 2001 
(E97) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

London 6.BxBd6 QxB 7.dxc5 Qxc5 (D02) 1-0 Missed Anastasia's #
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2019 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 194 in Irving Chernev's 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
Radic vs Ivkov, 1948 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

QGA: Classical Def. Alekhine System Main Line (D29) 1-0 17.?
Kiril D Georgiev vs Dlugy, 1983 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange Var (D75) 1/2-horsing around
Benko vs Bronstein, 1949 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 106 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1 The Vidmar Pitfall
G Norman vs Vidmar, 1925 
(E61) King's Indian, 19 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var (D60) 1-0 Hoppy Knight
Spassky vs A Korelov, 1962 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Benko Attk (E99) 1/2-Dbl N sac
K Grigorian vs Yurtaev, 1979 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Orthodox Def. General (D60) 1-0 Minority Attack
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1898 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack dxc5, BxBd6 (D00) 1-0 Kside P roller, P#
I Miladinovic vs A Tang, 2017
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 0-1 Knight single-double
J Kraai vs U Boensch, 1998
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 28 moves, 0-1

Colle System 5.c3 into Stonewall Attk (D00/5) 1-0Kside assault
F Parr vs R W M Baxter, 1962 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dutch (D02)0-1 N giveaway during Kside assault
V Vepkhvishvili vs V Malaniuk, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD: Janowski Var (D31) 1-0 Black stepped onto a landmine
Kiril D Georgiev vs R C S Alvarez, 2018 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var (D60) 1-0 N raid
H Suechting vs Swiderski, 1908
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack 10.g4!? Qx3 minors (D00) 1-0 31.?
A Feuerstein vs E W Marchand, 1954 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Debrecen Def (E67) 0-1 Lolli's Mate to be
F Apsenieks vs K Havasi, 1924 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 25 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Simul
W Kluxen vs Lasker, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Kramnik vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange (D76) 0-1 Dbl N sac
Andres vs F M Wren, 1933 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 17 moves, 0-1

IM Jeremy Silman's book "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 104-107
O'Kelly vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

QGD: Albin Countergambit (D08) 0-1 Stockfish, KEG annotates!
Janowski vs Maroczy, 1900 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 35 moves, 0-1

QGD: Marshall Def 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (D06) 1-0 Dismantled
W G Addison vs J F Donovan, 1955 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

. . . a rampaging Norse horse destroys the epitome stable
Carlsen vs W So, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 75 moves, 1-0

London System vs KID Dbl Fio (D02) 1-0 White octopus
Eljanov vs Firouzja, 2018
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Kasparov Attk (E12) 0-1Zwischenzug
Dreev vs Tiviakov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Czech Var (D17) 0-1 Lit in Liechtenstein
B Fartmann vs E Weinzettl, 1988 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 12 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Slav (D45) 0-1 N invasions generate action
Ding Liren vs Carlsen, 2020 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Nxf7 KxNf7 keep it coming!
Spassky vs L Zinn, 1962 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 1-0 24...Nxh3+ will draw
Gligoric vs Pachman, 1958 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Reshevsky Var (E46) 1-0 Remove the Defender
V Malakhov vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation) (D03) 1-0 Qside can opener
V Artemiev vs V S Gujrathi, 2020 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 26 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Orthodox (E94) 0-1 Qg5 threat
M Pacheco vs A Bachmann, 2006 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 12 moves, 0-1

QID: Capablanca Var (E16) 1-0 Simul exhibition
A G Johnson vs Lasker, 1926 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Bronstein Def (E87) 0-1 early Q exit
B Spycher vs Piket, 1986 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 36 moves, 0-1

Sarratt Attack (D02) 1/2-1/2 Greek gift, N+ perpetual
Novik vs V Yemelin, 2017 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Quiet Line (E15) 1-0 BRAWL!
Psakhis vs Plaskett, 1984 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Classical, Neo-Classical Line (E99) 0-1Ns top Bs
Kasimdzhanov vs Nakamura, 2012 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 0-1

QGA: Central Variation. Rubinstein Def (D20) 1-0 Lolli's Mate
Bronstein vs J van den Bersselaar, 1991 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Pressure, Central P
Potkin vs V Zakhartsov, 2010
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 73 in Chess Informant Best Games 1-100
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

G53 The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
E Zagorjansky vs P Romanovsky, 1943 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Classical / Stonewall (A92) 0-1
Gulko vs Short, 1990 
(A92) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

QGD: Pseudo-Tarrasch Var (D50) 1-0 Crazy sacs
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

An Englishman wins in London with the English, Two Knights var
McShane vs Carlsen, 2010 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 N Single-Single-Double
D Anton Guijarro vs M Womacka, 2017 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

The White knights start up combination collisions
M Pein vs Bagirov, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

The Castles: Conversion of open files in the centre & queenside
Pachman vs L Steiner, 1948 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 0-1 Recapture allows Royal fork+
Mulyar vs Van Wely, 2011 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

QGD: Westphalian Variation (D51) 1-0 moves to a killer square
S Kalabar vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD: Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Invasion
Bisguier vs J Littlewood, 1962 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Pile on the Pin
Petrosian vs Suetin, 1960 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

G30 Bent Larsen's Best Games: Fighting Chess w/the Great Dane
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

#9 in IM Danny Rensch's rundown of 2017's best games
J Xiong vs W So, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

'Najdorf: Life and Games' by Najdorf, Mikhalchishin & Lissowski
Najdorf vs Fischer, 1966 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 31 moves, 1-0

Notes for the Pittsburgh Trap and Pillsbury's Mate pattern.
Pillsbury vs C Newman, 1900 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Gligoric System Bronstein Var (E55) 1-0 17.?
Gligoric vs C Pritchett, 1967 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD: Normal Defense (D35) 0-1 Artful advancing, P snatching
Korotaev vs Karpov, 1963 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

USA Continental Jubilee corr (1938) gem!
M Bain vs Z L Hoover, 1938 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Not Symmetrical (D02) 1-0Sac the minor pieces!
Romanishin vs Ribli, 1993 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Two Knights Var (D32) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 628 in Chess Informant Best Games 601-700
Lautier vs Karpov, 1995 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

QGA: Central. Greco Var (D20) 1-0 Knight dynamite!
J Kregelin vs J Kleinert, 2007 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Tartakower Var (D00) 1-0 Correspond
E J Diemer vs H G Gunderam, 1973 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

QGD. Chigorin Def. Modern Gambit (D06) 1-0 Leaping Knights
L Christiansen vs S A Tarin, 1985 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Awesome N sac for a P roller
G Uusi vs Simagin, 1954 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: Symmetrical. Pseudo-Catalan (D02) 0-1 Tumbling Knights
A Matnadze vs N Dzagnidze, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Classical. Modern Def (D78) 0-1 tactical fall
M Voiska vs Chiburdanidze, 1986 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 22 moves, 0-1

On move 27, Tarrasch makes the first rook move of the game.
Tarrasch vs E Dyckhoff, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

"The Quickest Chess Victories of All Time" by Graham Burgess
H U Kock vs J Sucher, 1992 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

QGD. Tartakower Defense. General (D58) 1-0 Q to the 7th, pin
Hebden vs F N Stephenson, 2001 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 17 moves, 1-0

G65 'Nezhmetdinov's Best Games of Chess' by Rashid Nezhmetdinov
Shamkovich vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1961 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 0-0-0+ to capture
F Rhine vs Marc Taramelli, 2020 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 15 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Semi-Meran Var (D47) 1-0 e.p. & Bxh6 open up 0-0
Denker vs R Willman, 1934 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

QGD: Marshall Def (D06) 1-0 Blindfold simul thriller w/video
Pillsbury vs V Eichorn, 1900 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Defense (D40) 0-1 video link
Carlsen vs W So, 2020 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 61 moves, 0-1

QGD: Modern. Heral Variation (D53) 0-1 Greek Gift loses center
A Cheron vs A Nilsson, 1928 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System (E53) 1-0 25.?
Tal vs Tolush, 1958 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Classical. Advance Var (D34) 1-0 Discovery
A H Williams vs C F Morris, 2015 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Classical. Original Def (D78) 1-0 Discoveries
Shainswit vs P R Geffe, 1940 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 37 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Penetration is important in chess
I Miladinovic vs I Schneider, 2009 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Symmetrical Var (D02) 0-1 King Hunt~
Tarrasch vs Yates, 1910 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 0-1 video link
A Donchenko vs Caruana, 2021 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

This looks like Don Quixote's funhouse!
Keres vs Spassky, 1955 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Dec-22-20 AylerKupp: ... video analysis by GM Danny King
A Galliamova vs A Kashlinskaya, 2020 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Mayet's Mate next
A Korobov vs A Mithil, 2018 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Exchange Var (E11) 0-1 Morphy's Mate in One
P Frydman vs A Pokorny, 1930 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Accelerated Meran Var (D45) 0-1 32...?
G Wood vs Najdorf, 1946 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

QGA: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 He missed his shot!
H Gifford vs B W Blijdenstein, 1873 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 52 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Defense: General (E00) 0-1 Crushing the Castle!
L Laurine vs Keres, 1936 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch Var (E25) 0-1 12.BxN or 13.BxN =+
H Enevoldsen vs Larsen, 1954 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 12 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation (E26) 1-0 31.?
Geller vs Kholmov, 1957 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Reti vs L Asztalos, 1918 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1 Black N is a castle terror
I Stohl vs Sveshnikov, 1984 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

Colle System 4.b4 Bg7 5.c4 0-0 (D04) 1-0 active piece play
Santasiere vs Shainswit, 1941 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 72 moves, 1-0

Just throw the engines away and enjoy the wild game.
Wang Yue vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Russian. Accelerated Var (D81) 0-1 Looting
Sokor vs Volck, 1937 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 16 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Levitsky Attack (D00) 0-1Black N is a pain in the backside
N Povah vs J P Le Roux, 2018 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD. Marshall Defense (D06) 0-1 The right or the left?
C Guarini vs A Rastrelli, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

QGD. Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var (D60) 1-0 Q chases K about
Browne vs Zuckerman, 1973 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit Complex (A40) 1-0 Stefan Bücker gives 8.a4!
A R Cullinane vs B Thomas, 1969 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Attk (D65) 1-0 New York minute
F Reinfeld vs Fine, 1932 
(D65) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, Main line, 24 moves, 1-0

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