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Mating Attack by patzer2 plus FTB adds on Hold
Compiled by fredthebear

This collection was compiled by patzer2.

"Winning is about commitment, discipline, hard work, dedication, determination, courage and sometimes even luck!" ― Susan Polgar

"Every defeat is an opportunity to learn from our mistakes! Every victory is a confirmation of our hard work!" ― Susan Polgar

"A chess player uses his/her knowledge to prepare for next game while a passionate coach prepares for next generation!" ― Susan Polgar

The Bird Wounded By An Arrow

A bird, with plumed arrow shot,
In dying case deplored her lot:
"Alas!" she cried, "the anguish of the thought!
This ruin partly by myself was brought!
Hard-hearted men! from us to borrow
What wings to us the fatal arrow!
But mock us not, you cruel race,
For you must often take our place."

The work of half the human brothers
Is making arms against the others.

* Chessentials Explanations:

* Stunners: Game Collection: Stunners

* Great Attacks: Game Collection: great attack games

* h-pawn lever, exchange sacrifice:

* Sacs on f7/f2: Game Collection: Demolition of Pawn Structure: Sac on f7 (f2)

Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system, approximately 3000 miles (4850 km) in diameter, hardly larger than the moon. Despite being the smallest, it's extremely dense. In fact, it's the second densest planet after Earth. It's also the closest planet to the sun, making it dangerous to explore. Mercury is 48 million miles from the earth.

Annabel Lee
by Edgar Allan Poe

It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
By the name of Annabel Lee;
And this maiden she lived with no other thought
Than to love and be loved by me.

I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea,
But we loved with a love that was more than love— I and my Annabel Lee—
With a love that the wingèd seraphs of Heaven
Coveted her and me.

And this was the reason that, long ago,
In this kingdom by the sea,
A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling
My beautiful Annabel Lee;
So that her highborn kinsmen came
And bore her away from me,
To shut her up in a sepulchre
In this kingdom by the sea.

The angels, not half so happy in Heaven,
Went envying her and me—
Yes!—that was the reason (as all men know,
In this kingdom by the sea)
That the wind came out of the cloud by night,
Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee.

But our love it was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we—
Of many far wiser than we—
And neither the angels in Heaven above
Nor the demons down under the sea
Can ever dissever my soul from the soul
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;

For the moon never beams, without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;
And the stars never rise, but I feel the bright eyes Of the beautiful Annabel Lee;
And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling—my darling—my life and my bride, In her sepulchre there by the sea—
In her tomb by the sounding sea.

* Checkmate brevities: Game Collection: Art of Checkmate

* Crouch's book: Game Collection: Chess Secrets - Attackers (Crouch)

* KID 0-1s: Game Collection: K.I.D B wins E98

* Dr. Edmund Adam Miniatures: Edmund Adam

H.T. Bland. On page 207 of the December 1929 American Chess Bulletin he exalted the challenger in that year's world championship match:

Bravo ‘Bogol', you've shown pluck.
One and all we wish you luck.
Gee, some thought you'd barged between
Other players who'd have been
Less likely straightaway to lose
Just as friend Alekhine might choose;
Undaunted, ‘Bogol', you went in
Believing you'd a chance to win.
Or failing that, to make a fight,
Which you are doing as we write.

Snow White & the Huntsman by Evan Daugherty

"Who will you be when faced with the end?
The end of a kingdom,
The end of good men,
Will you run?
Will you hide?
Or will you hunt down evil with a venomous pride?

Rise to the ashes,
Rise to the winter sky,
Rise to the calling,
Make heard the battle cry.
Let it scream from the mountains
From the forest to the chapel,
Because death is a hungry mouth
And you are the apple.

So who will you be when faced with the end?
When the vultures are circling
And the shadows descend
Will you cower?
Or will you fight?
Is your heart made of glass?
Or a pure Snow White?"
― Lily Blake, Snow White & the Huntsman

Lichess has all the same basic offerings as a large community, many game types, tutorials, puzzles, and livestreams. The site has a simple appearance, and it seems built to get you where you want to go in as few clicks as possible. You can create an account, but if you're not concerned with tracking your games and finding other players at your level, there's no need to log in. Just fire up a new game, try some puzzles, or watch a chess streamer play three-minute games while listening to techno and chatting with the comments section.

"Many have become chess masters, no one has become the master of chess." ― Siegbert Tarrasch

The Dog That Dropped The Substance For The Shadow

This world is full of shadow-chasers,
Most easily deceived.
Should I enumerate these racers,
I should not be believed.
I send them all to Aesop's dog,
Which, crossing water on a log,
Espied the meat he bore, below;
To seize its image, let it go;
Plunged in; to reach the shore was glad,
With neither what he hoped, nor what he'd had.

French Proverb: "Il ne faut rien laisser au hasard." ― (Nothing should be left to chance.)

"There are more adventures on a chessboard than on all the seas of the world." ― Pierre Mac Orlan

"You can only get good at chess if you love the game." ― Bobby Fischer

"As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight." — The Revenant

Renaud and Kahn's "mate No. 19A" in "The Art of the Checkmate"
J S Rubin vs E Winter, 1974 
(A06) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

"One of the most beautiful checkmates you will ever see"
M Andersen vs P Salinas Herrera, 2021 
(A06) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

sideways "Swallow's Tail Mate" or "Gueridon Mate" (A18) 0-1 58
A A Murray vs F Hebert, 1949 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 58 moves, 0-1

Stamma mate pattern - Wiki mentions this game example
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

Englund G Complex: Hartlaub-Charlick G (A40) 0-1 Opera Mate
J Krejcik vs J Thirring, 1898 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

15. Rxg7+! solves a Tuesday puzzle
S Palatnik vs Geller, 1980 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Jobava London System vs Gruenfeld (A48) 1-0 X-Ray#
Le Quang Liem vs Aronian, 2021 
(A48) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Zaitsev. Nescafe Frappe Attk (A57) 1-0 Smothered#
P Hultin vs T Fromm, 1992 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 9 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: General (A80) 1-0 Pseudo-Blackburne's Mate w/a Pawn!
B Starck vs D Bertholdt, 1962 
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense 5...Bb7 (A80) 0-1 Beautiful double discovered #
J F Smyth vs H Helms, 1915 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Classical Var (A84) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate!
Tarrasch vs B Richter, 1883 
(A84) Dutch, 20 moves, 0-1

Mongredien's Knight Mate! Resembles Morphy's Mate w/a Bishop.
S Zubatch vs S Feldman, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Def: M.L. Mieses Var (B01) 0-1 Lolli's #
M Ouechtati vs G Solis, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Gueridon #
Kramstov vs Waxburg, 1938 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 1-0 Smothered mate in 5 moves
Rapport vs T Rogers, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Von Hennig Gambit (B15) 1-0Boden's Mate next w/B
G Welling vs F Wrobel, 1982 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

13. Nc6 forces a quick mate (Hammering the Sixth Rank!)
B Perenyi vs L Eperjesi, 1974 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation (B17) 1-0 Smothered Mate
R Smith vs C Tichenor, 1982 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Double Check, Dble Bishop Mate!!
W M De Visser vs W P Shipley, 1900 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 1-0 Dovetail #
A Chretien vs S Charmeteau, 2000 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0 Post-castling Opera #
Mamedyarov vs Mishra, 2021 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed. Fianchetto Bg2 vs Bg7 (B24) 1-0 Middle Greco#
H J Reichstein vs O Prestel, 1989 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian Accel Dragon (A07) 0-1 Boden's Mate w/N assist
P Lyrberg vs R Irzhanov, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen Var. General (B44) 1-0Lolli's # on h-file
S Sanchez Castillo vs A Mir Mahmoud, 2010 
(B44) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Q sac, X-Ray #!
A Casa vs S Wagman, 1976 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attack. General (B86) 1-0 Greco's #
Navara vs S Mahtesian, 1995 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Anastasia's Mate
P Viner vs D Carey, 1961 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: Schlechter Var (C00) 1-0 Q sacrifice for Boden's #
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1892 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Blackburne's Mate: 24.Bxh7# 1-0
B Koch vs H Nowarra, 1938 
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

43. Rg7+! forces mate-in-five and solves a Saturday puzzle
Chiburdanidze vs P Feustel, 1976 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 47 moves, 1-0

Ferocious double knight sacrifice leads to Balestra Mate variat
R Woegerer vs N Froehlich, 1938 
(C10) French, 18 moves, 1-0

28. Qd8+! (Q sacrifice for an X-ray attack on the back rank)
Chandler vs A Fernandes, 2001 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 1-0

Classic Bxh7+ sacrifice yields sideways Epaulette Mate vsFrench
M Pestalozzi vs D Duhm, 1900 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

FR Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Greek gift, Q sac sets up Arabian #
Alekhine vs A Asgeirsson, 1931 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
E A Lutze vs R Begas, 1893 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Unpin, quick Gueridon/Swallow's Tail #
J Chamouillet vs NN, 1849 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30) 1-0 Underpromotion PxR=N#
H Reinle vs Lange, 1936 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Classical (C21) 1-0 Dovetail #
V Soldatenkov vs S Durnovo, 1898 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

A Simons vs A Mongredien, 1846 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA. Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 Damiano's Mate
Carta vs Cassano, 1980 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 7 moves, 0-1

A rare checkmate motif: a single bishop mate (63.Bg5 & 64.Bf6#)
Fischer vs J Witeczek, 1964 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

11. Qxe7+ is mate-in-three (Q sacrifice for a Knight Roller)
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Swallow's Tail/Gueridon/Pedestal Mate
F Rhine vs NN, 2021 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: General (C41) 0-1 Dbl R sac for Balestra Mate!!
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Hanham Var (C41) 1-0 Pedestal/Gueridon Mate
Polo vs Pasqualini, 1923 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: General (C42) 1-0 Raking Bishops, two # squares
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1856 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Mayet's Mate
Kolisch vs K Hamppe, 1859 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1Q sac, Arabian #
Reiner vs Steinitz, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1-0 Pawn Mate!
K Pytel vs NN, 1982 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 4...exd4 (C50) 1-0 Q sac for Lolli's # on h-file
D Saxton vs Worth / Tweed, 1935 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

17. Qc3+! sets up a mate-in-three after 17...Kg8 18. Qxh8+!
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit Pierce Def (C52) 0-1 Exchange sac, Dbl N checkmate
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

19. Qxh6!! +-
Rubinstein vs NN, 1903 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 1-0 Dovetail Mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Balestra#
Tarrasch vs Taubenhaus, 1891 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

10. Bxf7+! forces mate or wins decisive material
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Nakhmanson Gambit (C56) 1-0 Smothered #
T Chan vs D Schneider, 2008 
(C56) Two Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

12...Rh1+! Damiano's Mate on open h-file w/N support
Sils vs L Schmid, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian, 2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Opera Mate
Znosko-Borovsky vs NN, 1932 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knts Def. Polerio Def (C57) 0-1 Reti # / Opera #
M Amini vs R Gralla, 2010 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

45...Re2! solves a Monday puzzle
Alapin vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 0-1

30.Nf7# Mongredien's Knight Mate resembles Morphy's Mate w/B
A Bisguier vs J Penrose, 1950 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Morphy Attk (C78) 0-1Discovered Checkmate
B Verlinsky vs Levenfish, 1924 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Greco Mate after 24...hxBg5 25.Qh5#
Short vs I Sokolov, 1995 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

London System (000) 0-1 Rook Roller#/Ladder#/Lawn Mower Mate!!
T Chapman vs Kasparov, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 37 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: General (D20) 1-0 Balestra Mate
Carlsen vs Jostein Thorsen, 2000 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Vladimirov vs V Vorotnikov, 1974 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD: Capablanca - General (D30) 0-1 Balestra Mate
J Chris Bang vs EA Sayre, 1921 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Russian. Byrne (Simagin) Var (D97) 1-0 Dovetail#
Gulko vs B Finegold, 1987 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 66 moves, 1-0

NID. Classical. Noa (E37) 0-1 Mating Combo Knight Roller
B H Wood vs P Devos, 1948 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

18...dxe3!! wins w/multiple mating threats (Q sac seizes file)
Quinteros vs Ribli, 1974 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 Mongredien's Knight #
A Vajda vs E Steiner, 1924 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Orthodox Var (E85) 1-0 Q sac for Lolli's Mate
Menchik vs G A Thomas, 1932 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Orthodox Var (E85) 1-0 Arabian Mate variation
Z Mohammed vs W Espirito Santo, 2016 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

16...Bxg3! continues the attack from 10...f4!
C Desmarais vs L Seres, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

39. Be7!
Grob vs Lenherr, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

31...Rh2+! solves Saturday Oct 19, 2019
B Sadiku vs S Soors, 2015 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

G Lebredo Zaragoitia vs Petrosian, 1978 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

S Sale vs Z Zhang, 2005 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

37. Nh5! solves a Tuesday puzzle
R Vera vs J Becerra Rivero, 1996 
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

45. f4!
Keene vs E Mortensen, 1983 
(A05) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

35. Rh8+!!
Forintos vs V Tomovic, 1957 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

40...Rxf2+! solves Tuesday Mar 20, 2018
E Dizdarevic vs Kramnik, 1992 
(A06) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

M Krajnak vs M Drtina, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

21...Qxa3! solves a Monday puzzle
M Rogan vs J A Rizzitano, 1989 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

56...e3! deflects to set up a pin with a mating attack
T Hillarp Persson vs I Sokolov, 2009 
(A09) Reti Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

45. Rd1+! sets up 47. Rf1+ Tuesday 10/30/18
F Patuzzo vs K Raisanen, 2008 
(A09) Reti Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

48. Nf8 solves a Monday puzzle
S Cicak vs A Khruschiov, 2008 
(A13) English, 48 moves, 1-0

29...Qxe6+! solves Wed May 2, 2012 puzzle
M Gurevich vs Gelfand, 2002 
(A13) English, 31 moves, 0-1

28. Qxa7+! solves the Tuesday Jul 2, 2009 puzzle
Ragozin vs Bondarevsky, 1946 
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

50. Bxf7+! finishes off a won game with mate-in-five
M Mchedlishvili vs S Volkov, 2011 
(A21) English, 52 moves, 1-0

38. Bd5+!
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

33. Rxg7+! solves a daily puzzle with mate-in-four
Suetin vs Tseshkovsky, 1972 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 33 moves, 1-0

8. Qxd4! solves a Tuesday puzzle
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2010 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

8. Qxd4! threatens mate-in-three to solve a Monday puzzle
J Loy vs R Erickson, 1989 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 10 moves, 1-0

C Bielicki vs Smyslov, 1964 
(A28) English, 30 moves, 0-1

37. Re1!! solves a Saturday puzzle
Seirawan vs A Kuligowski, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1-0

35. Qd8+! ! springs the "quiet" surprise follow-up 38. Re8!
D Norwood vs Gelfand, 1987 
(A36) English, 41 moves, 0-1

20...Rxh1+! solves a Sunday puzzle
A Teloeken vs G Welling, 1996 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 26 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs B Ivanovic, 1976 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

I Sokolov vs Miles, 1989 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 20 moves, 0-1

31. Rxd6+! (quicker than 31. Qf7!) solves Wed 04/24/2013
S Atalik vs B Baum, 1998 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 32 moves, 1-0

M Drasko vs S Velickovic, 1988 
(A43) Old Benoni, 61 moves, 0-1

39...d3! converts a won position to a quick mate (two finishes)
W Hug vs S Halkias, 2005 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

39. Nc6! threatening 39...Qxc6 40. Ra7! +-
Hort vs A Rodriguez Cespedes, 1987 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

J Pelaez vs A de Dovitiis, 1993 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

28. Ne4!
R Stone vs A Sherzer, 1988 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

29. g4+!
Smyslov vs Oll, 1993 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

23. Nf5+! is mate-in-six
P Lalic vs O Murchadha, 2012 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

43. Bf7+! combines decoy & deflection for a quick mate
S Bogner vs G Bwalya, 2010 
(A90) Dutch, 43 moves, 1-0

33...Rxf2! is a demolition leading to mate
I Sokolov vs S Williams, 2006 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

26...Qxh2+! solves a Wednesday puzzle
S Mulligan vs D Foord, 2007 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

26...Ng3+! initiates a mate-in-four set up by 23...Rh6!!-+
I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1934 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 28 moves, 0-1

J Withers vs E Williams, 1845 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

26. Qg5! is the point of Friday Feb 23, 2018
Adorjan vs I Polgar, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

30. Bxf6! Black king is trapped in a mating "tunnel".
J Xie vs Larsen, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

J Shahade vs M Ginsburg, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

27. Rxh7+!
G Tringov vs V Urdinov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

W van Lankveld vs Van der Wiel, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

19...Nxd4! initiates an impressive mating attack
Nunn vs Keene, 1971  
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

30. Rg7+! was set up by 24. Rg1!! +-
Suetin vs M Ujtelky, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

A Planinc vs D Gliksman, 1968 
(B07) Pirc, 52 moves, 1-0

29. Rh8+!
H H Cole vs A W W Tulip, 1946 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

35...Rxe3!! solves Saturday Mar 3, 2018
M Mukhitdinov vs Botvinnik, 1967 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

25. Bxh6! leads to double check and mate after 25...exf4
G Kuzmin vs E Torre, 1981 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

28. Re7+!
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

23. Bh6+!
J Koch vs A Hauchard, 1997 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 29 moves, 1-0

30. Qxh8+!
S Gross vs D Blasl, 1999 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

34. f4!! Kramnik - Leko Classical World Championship Match
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

37. Rxb6+! yields mate in four (Kill Box Mate on the back rank)
J Hall vs S Conquest, 1999 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

36. Qxh6+! is mate-in-three or four
Nimzowitsch vs A Gize, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

36...Rh3+! initiates mate-in-four
J Arizmendi Martinez vs J M Gomez Esteban, 2006 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

18. Rd1! solves Thursday Feb 1, 2018
Movsesian vs M Saltaev, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

20. Qxg7+! sacs the Queen for a mate-in-five
H Runde vs Morten Jensen, 2003 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

25. Ne7+! initiates mate-in-four
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

28. Ne7+! prepares to sac the Queen for mate
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

30. Qf6+! solves a Wednesday puzzle
M Apicella vs C Bauer, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1856 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 30 moves, 0-1

80...Qxf4+! forces mate-in-seven
M Narciso Dublan vs Kryvoruchko, 2008 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 80 moves, 0-1

31...Rxh4+! initiates mate-in-four
S Iuldachev vs Aronian, 2004 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

24. Qxh7+! is mate in six
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

S Cross vs C Henderson, 1938 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 25 moves, 0-1

26. Qh3! threatens mate-in-four with a double discovered check
R Nolte vs K Chua, 2009 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

27. Bxf5! or 27. Qh6! solves a Friday puzzle
Shirov vs M Leon Hoyos, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

29. Rh8+!
Bologan vs B Redon, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

23. Ng5! solves a Thursday puzzle
J Friedel vs M de Jong, 2009 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

23. Qb8+!
R Bogdanovic vs Suetin, 1967 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

66...Qg3+! avoids the endgame but takes time to calculate
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 74 moves, 0-1

Bachmann vs X Bu, 2006 
(B53) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

41. Qe5!! provides some instructive mating tactics
Q Gong vs X Zhao, 2006 
(B53) Sicilian, 47 moves, 1-0

34. Re6! (a remarkable double deflection of the defenders)
V Karasev vs K Klaman, 1967 
(B56) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

22...Qb4+! mates in two to four moves & solve a Tuesday puzzle
N Yaremko vs D Recuero Guerra, 2006 
(B56) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

J Xie vs J Demina, 1992 
(B58) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

18...Qxe3! sacs the Queen for a mating attack
D S Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

22. Bh6! solves a Friday puzzle
O de la Riva Aguado vs E Ermenkov, 2008 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

29. Rxe5+!
Navara vs Z Kozul, 2006 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 31 moves, 1-0

45...Rfxb4+! initiates mate-in-six
Smeets vs Le Quang Liem, 2008 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 47 moves, 0-1

30. Rxc7+! forces mate-in-seven Wed 10/30/2018
V Gashimov vs J Riff, 2008 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

19. g6!
Tal vs Koblents, 1965 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 22 moves, 1-0

Averbakh vs Spassky, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 38 moves, 0-1

37. Rh7+! initiates mate-in-five and solves a Tuesday puzzle
S Salihu vs F Urkedal, 2008 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 1-0

35. Ne6!
G Estevez Morales vs Tal, 1973 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

34. Kg3! solves Thursday Nov 21, 2019 Hook Mate!
Savon vs Polugaevsky, 1971 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

27 Ng5+! sets up mate-in-five with 29. Qg6+!
F Amonatov vs A Timofeev, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

40. Bf6! punishes Black's "win of the Queen"
Z Almasi vs Smeets, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

A Bannik vs Bronstein, 1958 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 0-1

45. Red7!
J Trapl vs I Hausner, 1980 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 1-0

36. Bxf5! gxf5 37. Rxf5+ Kg8 38. Rg1! +- springs the surprise
Robson vs I Stavrianakis, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

27. Qxg7+! solves Wed 3/20/2013
A Stukopin vs J Ferreira, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

19. Qd2! avoids a hasty mistake and wins with a mate threat
V Lepikhin vs Alekseev, 1959 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

36. Rxd5!!
Polgar vs F Hellers, 1993 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

23. Nf5+! offers up Knight and Queen for a mating attack
J Klein vs B Marcussi, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

20. Ng6+! or 20. Qxf7+! lead to mate-in-four
Y Rusakov vs B Kalinkin, 1963 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Turov vs V Karagodin, 1997 
(C01) French, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

26. Qxf4!! removes the guard with a Queen sac to allow mate
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

25. Nh5! embarasses a Knight Fork and solves a Thursday puzzle
G Nagy vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

21. Ba3!! prepares a decisive attack on Black's King
Hydra vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

21. Bxh7+!
S Vaibhav vs A Yang Ching-Wei, 2011 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

18. Rxe6!
Najdorf vs Glucksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

22. Qxf6+! is up to mate-in-six for a Tuesday solution
Schlechter vs J Bendiner, 1893 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

36. Rg1+!
G Sagalchik vs Nakamura, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 0-1

28...Ne1+! initiates mate-in-five
J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

29. Nf5!! launches mate-in-ten
M Hebden vs E Prie, 1984 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

11. Bf6!
E Ilfeld vs Halb, 1993 
(C18) French, Winawer, 16 moves, 1-0

27...Rxg3+! solves Thursday Oct 5, 2017
J D Carlin vs N Pert, 2011 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 0-1

40. Rxe4! mates with two Bishops & solves Wed 2/6/2013
J Becerra Rivero vs M Goss, 2012 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 40 moves, 1-0

27. Qxf8+! is mate-in-five
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

29. Rdd8! solves a Sunday puzzle
Marshall vs Kupchik, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 31 moves, 1-0

22...Qe3+_!! forces mate-in-five
Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

30. ..Rf4+! or 30...Rf4+!! (make way for the dark-squared B)
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

32...Qf1+!! and missed moves 34...Qg1+!! & 34. Rxd6+!!
Morphy vs T Barnes, 1859 
(C27) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 0-1

23. Rxh7! initiates mate-in-four (also a pin assisted mate)
Keres vs V Rootare, 1942 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Lopez (C33) 0-1 Q sac slashes unknown Nietsche
Nietsche vs S Factor, 1928 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

16. Rxd7+!! wins easier with 17. Qe7+! and 18. Nd5! following
Prince Dadian vs Kolisch, 1867 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

23. Qxd6+! offers up the Queen as a pseudo-sac for mate
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

9...Qf5! busts the Muzio variation of the KG. 15. Bd6!!
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Fitzgerald vs S Loyd, 1877 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

23. Nf5!! ignores a coming fork to spring a decisive attack
Dubois vs Count Kushelev-Bezborodko, 1858 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

26. Rb5! mates quick or longer after trading Rooks for Queen
J Grefe vs Najdorf, 1976 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

34. Rxh6! solves Wednesday Mar 21, 2018
Karjakin vs D Frolyanov, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

35...Rch3! is mate-in-five
E Epstein vs T Batchimeg, 2008 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Declined (C44) 1-0 JHB # pattern
O Sarapu vs Z Frankel, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

25. Rxe6! finishes with a quick mating attack
E Berg vs Leko, 1995 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

17...Qxf3!! is a sham sacrifice of the Queen for mate
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

29...Qxf1!! 30. Rxf1 Nf2! +-
M Bab vs F Duz-Khotimirsky, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

22. Qe6+! puts the helpless King into a mating web
Showalter vs J L Logan, 1890 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

25. Qxc8+ solves a monday puzzle with mate in 2 or 3
Kolisch vs E D'Andre, 1867 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

30. Rxg7+!
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

26. Qxg6! wins easily
Kolisch vs S Loyd, 1867 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

29. Nc8+!
G Atwood vs J Wilson, 1801 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 1-0

15...Rxg2+! leads to mate in five or six
Guila vs G Pecci, 1875 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

53. f5+! leads to a quick mate
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2009 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 54 moves, 1-0

18. Rf5+! (mate begins with 17. Bh6+ +-) follows 11. Bxf7+ +-
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

32. Qe4!!
Kasparov vs R Gabdrakhmanov, 1977 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 1-0

V Malakhatko vs Timoshenko, 2003 
(C59) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

18. Qxg6!!
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

32. Re2#
V Ciocaltea vs Gligoric, 1965 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

40. Qg5! improves on the game and solves a Wednesday puzzle
N Bojkovic vs X Zhao, 2008 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 51 moves, 1-0

29 Ne7+! Bxe7 30 Rb8+ + - solves a Thursday puzzle
U Boensch vs K Litkiewicz, 1974 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

56. Rxg7+! solves a Tuesday puzzle
Mackenzie vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 1-0

21. Rh8+!
T Soraas vs J Kvisla, 2006 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

34. Qxh7+! sacs the queen for mate
Janowski vs Schlechter, 1899 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 1-0

V Iordachescu vs Karpov, 2007 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 0-1

25. Nh6!
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1-0

35...Rh2+! initiates an amusing minor piece mating attack
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2007 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. General (C92) 1-0 68.?
G Kuzmin vs Smyslov, 1978 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 68 moves, 1-0

39. Nf5+!
N Kosintseva vs E Zaiatz, 2009 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

29...Re1+ 30. Kh2 Rh1+ -+! solves a Thursday puzzle
A Sherzer vs P Acs, 1998 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

48. Bxe5! solves Monday Nov 5, 2019
Benjamin vs Romanishin, 1987 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 49 moves, 1-0

41. Qb7 +- forces mate-in-seven
G Mohr vs B Bratovic, 2002 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

25. Rxd5! solves Thurs Sep 5, 2019
Alekhine vs K Opocensky, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

39. Rh8! is an instructive win missed in time trouble
Topalov vs V Gashimov, 2010 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 1-0

Van Wely vs Topalov, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

35. Ba5! helps to prepare 40. Qg7! +-
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

32. Qxh5+! mates-in-four and solves a Tuesday puzzle
I Sokolov vs T Middelburg, 2009 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Y Wang vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

50. Rh8+! solves a Wednesday puzzle
Topalov vs Karpov, 1998 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

33...Qxg3+! initiates a mate-in-five
Gulko vs J Horvath, 1985 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1

19. Qh6! solves a fairly easy Wednesday puzzle
D Semcesen vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

27...Rf1+! wins with a clever decoy sham sacrifice
Evans vs Larsen, 1957 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

39. Bf8+! initiates pretty mate-in-four (Notes by E. Schiller)
G Meins vs E Schiller, 1996  
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

Y Drozdovskij vs S Grishchenko, 2010 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 50 moves, 0-1

33. Rxg7+!! and 34. Nh5+! enable the Queen to Mate
Blackburne vs Lipschutz, 1889  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

46. Qc8+! Kh7 47. Nf8+ Kh8 48. Ng6+ Kh7 49. Ne7 +- was missed
Nakamura vs Karpov, 2009 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 65 moves, 1-0

27. Rxf6!
G Wainwright vs Blackburne, 1906 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

32...Rd2! sets up 33...Nxf2+! (& 36...Qxf1!) for mate-in-9
Portisch vs S Polgar, 1991 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

29. R1xf4! solves Monday Jan 22, 2018
Taimanov vs M Beilin, 1955 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

30...Qxg2+! is mate in four
J Dobias vs J Schulz Sr, 1933 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

38. Rxg6!
D Dumitrache vs D Baratosi, 2008 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

22. Nxf6+!
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Kotov, 1938 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

39...Nf2+! is a decoy sham sacrifice leading to a quick mate
M Feigin vs Flohr, 1937 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

25. Qxf7+!
J Kulbacki vs T Manion, 1989 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 27 moves, 1-0

38...Qh1+!! 39. Kg3 h5! -+
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

36. Rg7! threatens mate-in-two to compel Black's resignation
Vachier-Lagrave vs Nepomniachtchi, 2011 
(D94) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 1-0

23. Rc7!! prepares the way for 27. Rdxd7 +-
Kramnik vs E Alekseev, 2007 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

28. h6!!
K Burger vs P Keglevic, 1977 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

37. Rxg6+!
J Pinter vs Larsen, 1982 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

20. Qxh5! solves a Monday puzzle
Nyback vs U Von Herman, 2009 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

29. Qxh2+! solves a Wednesday puzzle
R Fontaine vs A Sokolov, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

31...Qf5!! blatant sacrificial offers toward the castle
Dreev vs Rozentalis, 1988 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

37. Nxe5+! initiates mate-in-five
J Zhou vs Fedorchuk, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

39. g4+!
Beliavsky vs Adams, 1989 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

56...Re3! threatens mate-in-two and wins decisive material
J Pelikan vs C Guimard, 1945 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 93 moves, 0-1

27. Nf6+! dual mate threat after 27...gxf6 28. exf6 + +-
Levenfish vs N Riumin, 1936 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

29. Qxh7+! is a Monday puzzle solution
T Lanchava vs W Spoelman, 2005 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

30. Rxb7! solves a Thursday puzzle
C Holt vs M Panchanathan, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

34. Re8+!
L B Hansen vs Timman, 1994 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

19. Qh6+! Kg8 20. O-O-O! +-
L Gutman vs A Vitolinsh, 1979 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

16. Bf5!! solves the Apr 22, 2012 Sunday puzzle
Van Wely vs P Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

27...Qxc1+! solves a Monday puzzle with a mate threat
E Ghaem Maghami vs Karpov, 2009 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 29 moves, 0-1

35. Qg8+! was set up by 29. Re1!! and 31. Qe8!
Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

30...Bxf4! sets up 34...Re2!
I Cosma vs Velimirovic, 2002 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 0-1

Ivkov vs R Garcia, 1964 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 0-1

40. Rxd6+!
Quinteros vs Tukmakov, 1973 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

28. Ne6!! (the pin of the Knight on e4 facilitates this combo)
Bareev vs Kupreichik, 1990 
(E73) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

55. Kb8!
R Sanguineti vs Fischer, 1959 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 55 moves, 1-0

34. Bh6+!!
S Estremera Panos vs L Cisneros Belenguer, 1991 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

36. Bxg5!!
Evans vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 38 moves, 1-0

A Kuligowski vs J Przewoznik, 1976 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 35 moves, 1-0

30. Qxh7+! enables a decisive mate threat
G Abrahams vs J H Beaty, 1962 
(E90) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Glek Def (E94) 1-0 Mate w/two knights!!
Niemann vs V Panchanatham, 2015 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 104 moves, 1-0

18...Nf4+! M5 solves Wednesday Dec 4, 2019 LAST POST
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

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