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Liberty Valance Deserved to be Shot
Compiled by fredthebear
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Who dunnit? Was it the tenderfoot "Pilgrim", the skittish Sheriff, the school teacher's beau, "the toughest man south of the picket wire," the young lawyer, Pompey, Senator Stoddard, Liberty's second, or the newsman?

* Gene Pitney tells one version...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDN...

* How to be Black Bart: Game Collection: tpstar KG

* Black Licorice: Game Collection: repertorio gaston

* Pie? https://www.old-mill.com/oldmill-re...

* Short Draws: Game Collection: Short Forced Draws

* Gambits & stuff: https://gambitchessplayer.com/page/3/

* Philidorians: Game Collection: winning with the philidor

* King's English: https://www.chessgames.com/perl/che...

* Bg2 vs Bg7 English: Game Collection: Inglesa 3

* Attacking French: Game Collection: Attacking with the French

* Combat the Spanish: Game Collection: JAENISCH GAMBIT (SCHLIEMANN DEFENSE)

* More Schliemanns: Game Collection: schliemann

Thank you prime rib, RickL.

For PT:
BFTC
C4C
QCK
CKBOC
A1BOFM
COFC
AWCG2C
Y1CO

Sorry folks, this collection is just an echo in Fredthebear's mind....some games that might help my chess buddy.

It grew!

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

* Chessman's excellent overview of the Open games: Game Collection: The Open Games: 1.e4 e5

* Slow down w/the Petroff: Game Collection: 0

* Here's a link to Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch playing his Tarrasch Defense! http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

* Small: Game Collection: Reti/English systems: Black's viewpoint

* 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3

1) -0.12 (33 ply) 5...O-O 6.Rc1 dxc4 7.Bxc4 c5 8.dxc5 Qxd1+ 9.Rxd1 Nbd7 10.Nf3 Bxc5 11.O-O a6 12.a4 b6 13.Bxf6 Nxf6 14.Ne5 Bb7 15.Nd7 Rfd8 16.Nxc5 bxc5 17.Rxd8+ Rxd8 18.f3 Kf8 19.Rd1 Rxd1+ 20.Nxd1 Ke7 21.Nc3 a5 22.Kf2 Nd7 23.Be2 Nf6 24.b3 Nd5

2) =0.00 (33 ply) 5...h6 6.Bf4 O-O 7.Nf3 b6 8.Ne5 Bb7 9.cxd5 Nxd5 10.Bxh6 gxh6 11.Qg4+ Kh8 12.Qh5 Kg7 13.Qg4+ Kh8

3) +0.07 (32 ply) 5...b6 6.cxd5 Nxd5 7.Bxe7 Qxe7 8.Rc1 O-O 9.Nxd5 exd5 10.Ne2 Bb7 11.Nf4 Re8 12.Be2 c6 13.O-O Nd7 14.Re1 Nf6 15.Bf3 Rac8 16.Qa4 a5 17.g3 Ba6 18.Qd1 Qb4 19.Qc2 Bc4 20.a3 Qd6 21.Bg2 Rc7 22.Bh3 Bb5 23.Bg2

Qb6 vs Qc1
M Sinanovic vs D Brumen, 2001
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 0-1 Pins & Batteries
F Libiszewski vs O Ajibola, 2017 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening vs 1...e5 classical (A00) 0-1 N invasion
G Krull vs D Potrykus, 1990
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Grob Opening: Spike. Hurst Attack (A00) 0-1Bxf2+ spells trouble
William R Trim vs Dale C Jones, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Game 150: "Wonders and Curiosities of Chess"
Capablanca vs A Kevitz, 1924 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Hungarian, Symmetrical/Reversed Closed Sic (A00)1-0 FlashyFinal
B Wall vs R Anderson, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/English, Rev Sicil (A00) 0-1 Early N invasion
Morozevich vs V Laznicka, 2013 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 74 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Central ownership
Keene vs Ljubojevic, 1972
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 Open diagonals are Bishop highways
Lima vs Shulman, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var Dbl Fio vs Dutch (A01) 1-0 OCB
Larsen vs Polgar, 1992 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation 0-0-0 vs. 0-0 (A01) 0-1
Bellon Lopez vs Benko, 1971 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 Ignore PB
F W Viney vs H Gook, 1926 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 34 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
Hodgson vs Short, 1987 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 62 moves, 0-1

Stonewallers must prepare for the simple, supported e5 thrust
T Zakariassen vs C F Ekeberg, 2015 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Photo-copy (w/colors reversed) of Ed. Lasker - Sir G.A. Thomas
NN vs R Crepeaux, 1923 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Bird-Larsen Attack Be2, Bb2 (A02) 1-0 White has extra N
Rene Zimmermann vs Kimia Moradi, 2015
(A03) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Dutch (A04) 0-1 Great finish by the eternal second
E Viilip vs Keres, 1935 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Black Mustang Def (A04) 0-1Remove the Guard
Koneru vs C Waters, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Pirc Invitation Bg4, Bg7 (A04) 0-1 Battery
D J Strauss vs L Christiansen, 1981
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Reti, Wahls Defense (A05) 1-0 Which Q pulls the last punch?
O Hole vs S Tjomsland, 1999 
(A05) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA dxe4 dxe4 (A07) 1-0 Lateral pin allows snatchin' on the 6th
Ponomariov vs Bruzon Batista, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian pseudo-Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 Precision req
B Amin vs A Scetinin, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

KIA Bg5 vs Black's Big Clamp (A07) 0-1
S Ali vs S Prayitno, 2012
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

KIA vs NY System (A07) 1-0 Lead in development, gain tempos
J Hardinge vs M Smith, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KIA vs QGD Bb7, Be7 (A07) 1-0 Line clearance w/overworked pawn
A Liang vs J Haug, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 King's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Mutual promotions
W Muhren vs R Hendriks, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Advance Var (A09) 0-1
F Scafarelli vs L Schmid, 1958
(A09) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 0-1 Up a piece, Q fork
R Nurmi vs A Dunne, 1994 
(A10) English, 18 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1Reversed Closed Sicil
Psakhis vs Kasparov, 1990 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 0-1

Black plays reversed KIA vs White Sicilian 18. .. Bh6!!
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) ? 0-1
Reti vs Marshall, 1925 
(A13) English, 30 moves, 0-1

English vs. Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0 STACK
Romanishin vs R Levit, 1975 
(A14) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 0-1
Spiridonov vs Geller, 1978 
(A14) English, 26 moves, 0-1

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Tal vs Plaskett, 1984 
(A20) English, 24 moves, 1-0

King's English. General (A20) 0-1 Schlechter frees Passed Pawn!
Nimzowitsch vs Schlechter, 1910 
(A20) English, 43 moves, 0-1

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Q forks both Rs
M N Sher vs S Gauri, 2006 
(A20) English, 33 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 Six N moves??
Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938 
(A21) English, 12 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 N+ on 6th
Euwe vs J W te Kolste, 1926
(A21) English, 21 moves, 1-0

English Opening: K's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 Blitz
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1987 
(A21) English, 40 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 0-1 K walk
J Mason vs Marshall, 1902 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

King's English. Two Knights' Variation General (A22) · 0-1
V Tsvetkov vs M Abrekov, 2014
(A22) English, 39 moves, 0-1

King's English. Two Knights' Variation General (A22) · 0-1
E van den Doel vs Fritz, 2000 
(A22) English, 15 moves, 0-1

King's English. Two Knights' Variation General (A22) · 0-1
M Fitzko vs K G Shirazi, 1989 
(A22) English, 23 moves, 0-1

King's English. Taimanov (A25) 1/2-1/2 Ns tussle in center
Evans vs Liberzon, 1975
(A25) English, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Chess Secrets: Heroes of Classical Chess by Craig Pritchett
Smyslov vs Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

K's English, Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 Notes by Wade
Saidy vs Fischer, 1968  
(A25) English, 35 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1/2-1/2
Karpov vs Bellon Lopez, 1973 
(A25) English, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Hungarian Attack (A25) 0-1 Get the Q in close!
Korchnoi vs Sakaev, 2001 
(A25) English, 32 moves, 0-1

One pin makes for a decoy sacrifice, the other sets royal fork
Sanahuja vs Fernandez, 1983 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 8 moves, 1-0

King's English. 3 Knights System (A27) 0-1 Q sac unpin, promote
V Doroshkievich vs Tukmakov, 1970 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 8 moves, 0-1

K's English. 3 Knights System (A27) 1-0 Pin, Q sac>weak squares
P Schoeber vs E Bouwmans, 1981 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 9 moves, 1-0

King's English. Three Knights System (A27) 0-1 c4 yourself!
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

Both kings go for a walk, and one gets dragged down.
Rohde vs Susan Polgar, 1992 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 4, p. 30 in the book Power Mates by Bruce Pandolfini.
M Stean vs Sax, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 21 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack vs. Pseudo-Stonewall Def (A45) 1-0Discovered#
Janowski vs W Michel, 1926 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack 2...d5 (A45) 1/2-1/2 Fishin' Pole Attack
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2011 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Pawn grabbing Q gets trapped
Nakamura vs J Hawkins, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 0-1 in 7 moves; watch those kNights!
M Wickert vs Adams, 1992 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky; For many, not quite so automatic
Adams vs Xie Jun, 1997 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Edge Variation (A45) 1-0 Stunning Discovery
Mamedyarov vs Polgar, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack 2...Ne4 (A45) 1-0 She took on b2
Plaskett vs Hebden, 1987
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky (A45) 0-1 Similar back rank assault by Black
S Terentiev vs J Gallagher, 1990 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Q takes two pawns and runs
Chernyshov vs Grischuk, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack (A45) 1-0 Discovery Q trap, or Smothered Mate
C Landenbergue vs M Roeder, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: 3...g5 Borg Var (A45) 1-0 10.QxQd8 KxQ
Kasparov vs Y Dembo, 1994 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 Recapture would be costly
Short vs Speelman, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

French Defense/Hippo Dbl Fio (C00) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Gunsberg vs Bird, 1889  
(C00) French Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Chigorin 2.Qe2/King's Indian Attack (C00) 1/2-1/2
Evans vs H Berliner, 1954
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
O H von Haken vs A Gize, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch / Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Bishop tactics
Z Solmanis vs E Gize, 1940 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Notes by JHB
Blackburne vs Worrall, 1880  
(C10) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Richter Attack(C13) 1-0Greek gift, Deflection
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1929 
(C13) French, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Damiano Defense Chigorin Gambit (C40) 1/2-1/2 Hairy game!
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Center Game: Accepted (C21) 1/2-1/2
Zezulkin vs Karpov, 2002 
(C21) Center Game, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Danish Gambit, Chigorin Defense 3...Qe7 (C21) 0-1
E Karasik vs Mikhalevski, 2004 
(C21) Center Game, 55 moves, 0-1

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

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Schlechter Def (C21) 0-1 Dbl Decker Ns
L Cohn vs F M Teed, 1885 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

One of the classic ways of playing the Danish, up to 10.Nxd2
G Nyholm vs Tartakower, 1914 
(C21) Center Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attk 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C22) 0-1Dbl N sacrifice
T Thorhallsson vs Efimenko, 2006 
(C22) Center Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 blitz burger
J Goldfarb vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C22) Center Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attk (C22) 0-1 video links
Nepomniachtchi vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C22) Center Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Gareyev Blindfold Simul 2016 World Record, Las Vegas USA, rd 1
Tyler Scott vs T Gareyev, 2016 
(C27) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Know
Janosevic vs D Baretic, 1977 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 38 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Know
W Goebel vs C W Nowak, 1988
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Hinrichsen Gambit (C31) 0-1 tpstar
M de Agustin vs Yusupov, 1997 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 0-1 zugzwang
Pillsbury vs A J Conen, 1899 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Larsen Bg7 Var (C41) 0-1 Pin the Attacker
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

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

King Pawn Game: Tayler Opening. Inverted Hanham (C44) · 1-0
Jobava vs B Bok, 2014 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game: Dresden Opening (C44) 0-1 Better passers
Vladimir P Larin vs A Lukovnikov, 2009 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 0-1 N raid
B Greville vs Harrwitz, 1845 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

A black blitzkrieg from a 14 year old Spassky.
Estrin vs Spassky, 1951 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 0-1 radio match
J Hempel vs E Pritchard, 1967 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50) 0-1 Pawn storm
O Roething vs W Moorman, 1909 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4Knts Copycat (C50) 0-1 Lasker notes
Duras vs Spielmann, 1909  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Worrall, 1859  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50) 0-1 Cornered
E Anthony vs Steinitz, 1880 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: 2 Knts Def. Polerio Def B+ line (C58) 0-1 tpstar
Horwitz vs E Pindar, 1861 
(C58) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schleimann Def. Jaenisch G. Acptd (C40) 0-1Old KY Like
P de Schloezer vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Greek gift, 19 moves
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Schliemann, Dyckhoff Var (C63) 0-1A pretty discovery
Bagirov vs Kholmov, 1961 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Breyer Var (D03) 0-1
Udovcic vs Janosevic, 1955
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 37 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Breyer Var (D03) 0-1
T Haigh vs P Laine, 2015
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 39 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack (D03) 0-1
S Georges vs Portisch, 1992
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 23 moves, 0-1

Game 23: "Logical Chess: Move by Move" by Irving Chernev
L Van Vliet vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Bb2 Stonewall Attk (A04) 1-0 En prise N
Tartakower vs J H Pannekoek, 1926 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Atk(D00) 1-0Schlechter notes "Deutsche Schachzeitung"
Rubinstein vs Reti, 1908  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Annotated by Nimzowitsch in his book entitled, "Blockade."
L Van Vliet vs Nimzowitsch, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 0-1One slip & Black is
Maroczy vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Judgment & Planning in Chess by Euwe p. 22-27; Know this game!
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 92 in Soviet Chess 1917-1991 by Andrew Soltis
Flohr vs I A Horowitz, 1945 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD. Modern. Knight Def (D51) 0-1 Exchange sac nets 2 minors
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

Game 157: The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
Reshevsky vs Capablanca, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Var (D61) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Lilienthal vs Tartakower, 1933 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

"Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces/100 selected games"-Hans Kmoch
Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1920  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1/2-1/2 Black IQP
Yu Yangyi vs Ding Liren, 2019 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06) 0-1 21...?
Xiong vs So, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 7 pp.60-62 in "My System" by Aron Nimzowitsch
I Rabinovich vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

Transposed from QID ...Ba6, kside attack, h file, queen sac
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

"The Immortal Zugzwang Game"
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

NID: Reshevsky Var (E46) 0-1 Hanging pawns, counting error
M Lubensky vs Petrosian, 1949 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

Levitsky Attack. Euwe Var Modern Line (D00) 0-1 No Bishops
Morozevich vs Kramnik, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

QP Levitsky Attack. Euwe, Modern Line (D00) 0-1 Sac backfires
Anand vs Karpov, 1998 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Black owns the center
E von Feyerfeil vs Lasker, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Steinitz Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Open d- and b-files
E Danielian vs Qi Guo, 2012
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 0-1

Veresov Atack. Shaviliuk Gambit 2...e5 (D00) 0-1 Perhaps 4.Nb5
S Marder vs Hector, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

B-D Gambit: Euwe Def (D00) 1-0 Artful EG sac for passer
E J Diemer vs G Berner, 1951 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Vienna Var (D00) 1-0 Pin the defender
Subota vs Kusmischkin, 1982
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Breyer vs Z von Balla, 1918
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Breyer vs J Moeller, 1920
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 h-file battery
Y Vilner vs A A Smorodsky, 1927 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Slav transposed, Bd3 line, ...Ne4, kside attack, mate
C Barus vs S Mahmud, 2008
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 0-1 Weak pawns, weak squares
F J Lee vs Przepiorka, 1905
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 0-1

London System vs Baltic Def Copycat (D02) 0-1 Qside passer
B V Kouznetsov vs R Rowley, 2000
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

London System 3...c5(D02) 1-0 Ne5 w/P roller, battery on g-file
S Kovacevic vs G Tokaji-Nagy, 1984 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Torre vs 3...Ne4/London System/French Advance (D02) 0-1
N Banks vs Maroczy, 1926 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

London System; e4 would have improved White's chances (D02) 0-1
J Peltomaki vs C Adrian, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

London System Qb3 vs Qb6 Main Line (D02) 0-1 Blitz
Kamsky vs Carlsen, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

QGD. Baltic Defense. Queen Attack (D02) 0-1 Vukovic's Mate
A Muir vs S R Mannion, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

G41 in'Masters of the Chessboard' by Richard Reti, 21st Century
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

London System Be2 vs Qb6 (D02) 1-0 Flanks, then W surges in C
M Amanov vs B Kharchenko, 2008 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

London System (A46) 0-1 Qside space advantage
Abetisian vs Karpov, 1967 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

London System->Stonewall Attk vs Bd6, Bb7, Nbd7 (D02) 0-1Rushed
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2019 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs. Bf5, e6, Nc6 (D02) 1/2-missed Qxh7 deflect sac
Polugaevsky vs Vaganian, 1981 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System vs Qb6 (D02) 1-0 Promotion mate looms
A Brinckmann vs Sprecher, 1920 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

London System Qc1 vs Qb6, Bf4 vs Bf5 (D02) 0-1 Cannot convert
Kamsky vs Gulko, 2006
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 0-1

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

"Sing a Song of Six Pawns" (game of the day May-26-2018)
Carlsen vs Jakovenko, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 White Q has an edge on the Black Q
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Notes by Carl Schlechter from the Breslau tournament book.
Rubinstein vs S Levitsky, 1912  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

London System vs Bb7 Tartakower's Def (D02) 1-0 KEG annotates
Von Scheve vs A Reggio, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Janowski vs Marshall, 1916 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

London System vs Tchigorin's Def (D02) 0-1 Bxf2 arranges pins
D Oistrakh vs A Selezniev, 1931 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: London System (D02) 0-1 Skewer the Q
Graf-Stevenson vs Kashdan, 1952
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Sarratt Attack (D00) 0-1 IM Eric Rosen video link
J C Gonzalez Zamora vs V Laznicka, 2010 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Krause Def. vs London System (D02) 0-1 Exchanges Ne5
Schlechter vs Rotlewi, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Krause / London System vs Tarrasch Def. (D02) 0-1 Thematic
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Vidmar, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 1-0 Notes by Lasker
E Cohn vs Duras, 1909  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle System c4 vs delayed Dbl Fio (D04) 0-1 Blitz; Rob the pin
G Thornton vs E Inarkiev, 2015
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

QGD vs Slav/Black Colle System (D05) 0-1 KEG annotates!
Blackburne vs Chigorin, 1901 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Colle 5.c3 (D05) 0-1 14...h3? gives the initiative to Black
Riumin vs A Polyak, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Colle 7.e4 System Bxh6 (D05) 1-0 16.Bh7+ gains material
Riumin vs A Budo, 1931 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 1-0 EZ broken symmetry
Rubinstein vs F G Jacob, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
K Gerasimov vs Smyslov, 1935 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Zukertort/Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Stunning interference
M Shereshevsky vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening w/Ne5 (D05) 1/2-1/2 Q+ Perpetual
Karjakin vs Yu Yangyi, 2019 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle System (D05) 0-1 Pick your finish
V Goglidze vs V Sozin, 1931 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Colle 5.c3 System (D05) 1-0 Raking Bishops
E Cohn vs J Mieses, 1908
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle System Ne5 Stonewall (D05) 1-0 U.S. Open
D Root vs S Rubin, 1991 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Colle Zuk 6.0-0 b6 7.Ne5 vs Tilt (D05) 1-0Skewer removes guard
Denker vs F Rundell, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Minors on the 3rd rank!
Salwe vs A Speijer, 1910 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack Early Nb4xBd3(D00) 0-1 Notes by Pillsbury
Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack vs Pseudo-Gruenfeld c5, Nbd7 (D00) 0-1
Ufimtsev vs Bagirov, 1967
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack 6.Qf3 (D00) 0-1 Pin the Q to her K
S A Mudrev vs S von Freymann, 1929
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Interesting N manuevers
R Court vs A Feneridis, 1960 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 White should leave the e-pawn
P Talpa vs J Cervenka, 2015 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 White recaptured with the wrong pawn
A Aleksandrova vs Sarocha Chuemsakul, 2018 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

QGD Baltic Defense. Pseudo-Slav (D02) 0-1 Fascinating Dbl R sac
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Sarratt Attk Copycat BxBd3 (D00) 1-0 Go forward
Carlsen vs Giri, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Morris Countergambit (D00) 1-0 SOS book #5
McShane vs Illescas Cordoba, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense 4...Bc5 (D10) 1-0 Unusual moves
Koltanowski vs R Lean, 1927 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack. Breyer Var (D03) 0-1 Some French features
Lutikov vs Geller, 1966 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 30 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Colle System (D04) 0-1 The Double Octopus
Alekhine vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Slow Q Pawn Game Nbd2, White accepts (D02) 0-1 Bxf2+ AJ Links
Helbig vs Schroeder, 1933 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 0-1 Queens middlegame
Kamsky vs V Akopian, 2009 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Passers
D Elorta vs K Chua, 2009
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

How not to play Colle 5.c3 vs Tilt (D05) missed 17.Bxf6 Qxh2+?
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Colle System c3 vs Reversed Colle-Zukertort (D05) 0-1
Blackburne vs Lasker, 1899 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

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 9.b4 Bd6 (D05) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
A Miltner vs D Sebastian, 2006 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

King's English Variation. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1
S De Gondo vs S Bhawoodien, 2003
(A25) English, 43 moves, 0-1

King's English. Taimanov Variation (A25) · 1-0
Korchnoi vs Polugaevsky, 1963 
(A25) English, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 281 of Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Spassky vs Hort, 1977 
(A25) English, 40 moves, 1-0

King's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 1-0 Bxf7+ Decoy/Deflection!!
M Marin vs L Shytaj, 2008 
(A25) English, 43 moves, 1-0

King's English, Hungarian Attack (A25) 1-0 Imprisoned Black Q
Bareev vs Piket, 2000 
(A25) English, 40 moves, 1-0

K's English. Closed System Full Symmetry (A26) 0-1 Missed Shot!
B Zueger vs C Landenbergue, 1991 
(A26) English, 36 moves, 0-1

King's English. Closed System Full Symmetry (A26) 1-0
Ivanchuk vs Nunn, 1994 
(A26) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 73 in The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Timman vs Karpov, 1979 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 0-1 21 moves
A Strautmanis vs E Gize, 1940 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: 2.e5 c5 French Adv (B01) 0-1 Remove the Guard
V Valev vs V Yermishin, 2006
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Anderssen Cntrattk 4.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0 Notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 8.Qe2 Main Lines (B01) 0-1Black Q is better
N Kosintseva vs N Chadaev, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 60 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5: Main Lines. Mieses Var 7.Nge2 e6 (B01) 1/2-
M Sebag vs J Houska, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Classical 5...Bf5 (B01) 0-1 W opened h-file
S Berndt vs J Steckner, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Classical 5...Bf5 (B01) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0
M Kravtsiv vs A Tzermiadianos, 2012
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines 4.Nf3 (B01) 0-1 Connected pawns
M K A Russell vs S Sulskis, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 6.Main Lines 6.Ne5 (B01) 0-1 Extra Bishop
P McCarthy vs R Almond, 2005
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 6.Ne5 (B01) 0-1 BxBc4 central battle
P McCarthy vs R Norinkeviciute, 2005
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines 0-0-0 (B01) 0-1 Connected passers
de Firmian vs Nakamura, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 40 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.d5 b5 (B01) 0-1 Small initiative for Black
N Pang vs A Zatonskih, 2004
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5: Main Lines (B01) 1/2-1/2 Blitz
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(B01) Scandinavian, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines 6.Ne5 Be6 (B01) 0-1
M Erdogdu vs R Almond, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Cntr Cntr Grünfeld Var Ne5, g4 (B01) 0-1 19...0-0-0
F Stips vs N Lubbe, 2007 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr: Classical Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 Vanilla exchanges
Karjakin vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Mieses both 0-0-0 (B01) 1-0 P thrusts
Liang Jinrong vs F Chi, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Classical Var (B01) 0-1
E Goudriaan vs L Milov, 2011
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Lasker Var both 0-0-0 (B01) 1/2-1/2
Chandler vs I Rogers, 1983
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML (B01) 1-0 Kside Pawn storm, promotion
S Savitskiy vs S Huguet, 2010
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Defense: 3.Nf3 Bf5 (B01) 0-1
J Ferreira vs Tiviakov, 2010
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML: Classical 8.Qe2 Bb4 (B01) 1/2-1/2
Van der Wiel vs C Hansen, 1993
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Defense: Main Lines. Mieses Var (B01) 0-1
S Petronic vs F Chi, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 36 page 74 in John Emms' book The Scandinavian
de Firmian vs Granda Zuniga, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Defense: 3.d4 e5!? (B01) 0-1
S J Gunnarsson vs S Steindorsson, 2013
(B01) Scandinavian, 37 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Defense: 3.d4 e5!? (B01) 0-1 Rook on the 2nd
L Mihasi vs F Valli, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Defense: 3.d4 e5!? (B01) 0-1
J Machlik vs R A Barton, 2014
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Defense: 3.d4 e5!? (B01) 1/2-1/2
M Gevorgyan vs M Fierro, 2017
(B01) Scandinavian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Classical Var (B01) 1/2-1/2 armageddon
Karjakin vs Rapport, 2021
(B01) Scandinavian, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scandinavian Defense: Declined 2.e5?! Bf5 (B01) 0-1 P surge
B Parham vs M Olesen, 1994 
(B01) Scandinavian, 50 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Def: Main Lines 8.Nd5 Qd8 (B01) 0-1
L Trent vs G Moore, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 0-1

Main line, exchanges, rook N over rook B end, better king
Dreev vs R Djurhuus, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 74 moves, 0-1

Main line, queens alive, center pawn play, kside attack battery
M R Saritha vs Ulybin, 1999
(A90) Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

Ba3, Qa3 exchange, c5 d5 hang pawns, 2nd rank infiltrate
A Korobov vs Radjabov, 1999
(A90) Dutch, 56 moves, 0-1

Ba3, Qa3 exchange, c5 d5 hang, active king & rook, ending
A Saric vs Sedlak, 2003
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Nh3, Ba3 line, trade at a3, qside closed, ...f4, ...g5, ending
C Hansen vs J Yrjola, 1989
(A90) Dutch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nh3, b3 line, ...dxc4, ...e5 structure change, open game, end
B Kvisvik vs R Djurhuus, 2014
(A90) Dutch, 63 moves, 0-1

Bf4 line, Ne5, ..Ne4, knight play, kside attack after piece sac
L van Kooten vs Gleizerov, 2000
(A90) Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

Bf4 line, ...dxc4 timed, ...Nh6, kingside attack by all, mate
S Lavrov vs A Chigvintsev, 2001
(A90) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

Bf4 line, ...Nxe5, Nxe4, vulnerable kings, draw, error report
M Szymanski vs Ulybin, 2001 
(A90) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

Qc2, Nc3, Rb1, b4 line, ...Ne4, ...bd7, ...be8, qside defended
Chekhov vs Yusupov, 1993
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nh3, Bf4 line, e5 outpost, open c file after ...b5, closed end
Dreev vs Radjabov, 2002
(A90) Dutch, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nh3, Bf4 line, ...b5, c5, a5 closed, e5 exchanges, locked up
S Martinovic vs D Kuljasevic, 2009
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nh3, Bf4 line, Rac1 plan, e5 exchange, open c file, equal end
Hoang Thanh Trang vs Chiburdanidze, 2008
(A90) Dutch, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nh3, Bf4, 12. Ne5, ..a5, e5 trade, ...b6, ...Ba6, qside play
R Kempinski vs Radjabov, 2004
(A90) Dutch, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sideline cxd5, ...exd5, e4 outpost, kside attack after rook sac
A Khudaverdieva vs A Romanenko, 2001
(A84) Dutch, 21 moves, 0-1

Nc3, Nh3 setup, ...ne4, ...nbd7, ...dxc4, ...e5, tactic error
E M Green vs O Sarapu, 1982
(A91) Dutch Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 0-1 Decisive Kside attack
Menchik vs Riumin, 1935 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Q's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 "The Polish Immortal"
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1 two en prise Ns
Gruenfeld vs Torre, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
J Costa vs Barbero, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 38 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Meierding vs D Gurevich, 1991
(A90) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Y Dissky vs M Kolkin, 2000
(A90) Dutch, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
B Privman vs Yusupov, 2002 
(A90) Dutch, 20 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Konstantinopolsky vs Ragozin, 1940 
(A90) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Z Vospernik vs Ivkov, 1955
(A90) Dutch, 57 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Tan Hoan Liong vs Ivkov, 1963
(A90) Dutch, 41 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Gulko vs N Padevsky, 1978 
(A90) Dutch, 60 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
F Leveille vs K Spraggett, 1986
(A90) Dutch, 60 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Petursson vs Short, 1987
(A90) Dutch, 38 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Lputian vs Salov, 1987
(A90) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Mikhalchishin vs Dreev, 1987 
(A90) Dutch, 25 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Kalinitschew vs Glek, 1987 
(A90) Dutch, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Shabalov vs Vyzmanavin, 1987
(A90) Dutch, 23 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
S Conquest vs Short, 1987
(A90) Dutch, 50 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
V Kachar vs Dreev, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Van Wely vs R Djurhuus, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 60 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
A Shneider vs Dreev, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
H Ardiansyah vs Portisch, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Goldin vs Glek, 1988
(A90) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1 Aagaard's book intro
Petursson vs Tukmakov, 1989
(A90) Dutch, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
Rohde vs D Gurevich, 1989
(A90) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
U Hobuss vs M Abeln, 2003
(A90) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
F Nordstrom vs Ulybin, 2002
(A90) Dutch, 25 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
A Brkic vs B Kovacevic, 2001 
(A90) Dutch, 29 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1
F Camacho Dominguez vs Gleizerov, 2001
(A90) Dutch, 29 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Classical Be7, QxQd8 (A91) 0-1 chessbuzz
M Rolvag vs S Williams, 2009
(A91) Dutch Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Def (C21) 0-1
R Sluka vs J Sosna, 2001
(C21) Center Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Simul
O S Meisling vs Lasker, 1919 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Black owns the initiative
W D Collins vs J A Curdo, 2001 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

1Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0
C Juarez Flores vs S Fancy, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

2Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0
Nunn vs K Janetschek, 1980 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

3Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0
Nunn vs Korchnoi, 1981 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

4Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0
Nunn vs S Taulbut, 1981
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 59 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
Kharlov vs Topalov, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 77 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Two Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Qs about
U Roessler vs M Riemer-Nlula, 1992 
(C57) Two Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 Greek gift
R Gralla vs M Amini, 2010 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Declined (C44) 0-1
E Can vs J Friedel, 2008
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Damiano Variation. Kholmov Gambit (C42) 0-1 Corr
J S MacDonald vs A Cartier, 1943 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

Petrov's Defense d3, Bg2 (C43) 0-1 Greco-like Kside attack!
C Peptan vs J Jackova, 2004 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Polish, Schiffler-Sokolsky Var (A00) 0-1 B highway w/N slasher
G Welling vs F Krudde, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 Pile on the pin
Naroditsky vs A Liang, 2021 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 U12 spearhead alignment
F Felecan vs V Malakhov, 1992 
(A20) English, 24 moves, 1-0

King's English. General (A20) 1/2-1/2 Hard fought
Grischuk vs K Alekseenko, 2020 
(A20) English, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Straight Stonewall Attk vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Initial Qside
M Sharbaf vs J Lavasani, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

London System vs Purdy/Horwitz Def 7...c5 (A40) 1-0 Kside attks
Tarrasch vs Spielmann, 1925
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg7 (A40) 0-1 0-0-0+ won't get the job done
I Shvyrjov vs A Kalinichev, 2005 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Def. / Stonewall Attk vs Dbl Fio (A40) 0-1 R on 2nd
Noteboom vs M Scheinberg, 1930 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense (A40) 0-1 Exchange Sac, N on 3rd
Saemisch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto / Black Vienna (A40) 1/2-1/2
Pomar Salamanca vs Ivkov, 1966
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Owen's Defense (B00) 1-0 8.Nxe6 creates light square issues
F Tahirov vs S Pukkinen, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1/2-1/2 Opening move order surprise?
T Ringoir vs Mishra, 2021 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def. Franco-Sicilian Def (A43) 0-1Q penetration, support
V Nevednichy vs S Drazic, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 34 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attk vs Indian Be7, Bb7 (A45) 0-1 Pin gets worse
S A Mudrev vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Veresov 4Ns Attk (A45) 1/2-1/2Perpetual avoids mate on diagonal
Tartakower vs Nimzowitsch, 1923 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: General (A45) 0-1 Exch sac burdens the 3rd rank
Zeng Chongsheng vs Zhou Jianchao, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Jobava London System vs Indian Game (A45) 0-1 N invasions
Jobava vs Nepomniachtchi, 2016 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Cockeyed Colle-Zukertort Attack (A45) 1-0 Raking Bishops bite!
T Krabbe vs C Zuidema, 1967 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1 Stockfish
Winants vs Karpov, 1986 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System Copycat (A46)1/2-1/2 OCB
M Marin vs A Lauber, 2011
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Knights variation. Polish Def (A46) 0-1 Minority A
E Cosma vs N Dzagnidze, 2009
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

CoIle vs Indian: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1Outnumbered
L Matibet vs Marshall, 1935 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 AN, Stockfish notes
F J Lee vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Pseudo-Colle Bb2 vs Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Bxh2+
A Selezniev vs Spielmann, 1921 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Volume 1 Chess Informant Golden Games
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: London System (A46) 1-0 Pins are powerful!
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A46) 1-0 Pawns Mate!
Swayams vs Andrey M Souza Neves, 2020 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Indian Game 3...Nh5: London System (A46) 0-1
A Kaliksteyn vs T Gareyev, 2016
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capa Var (A47) 0-1A kNight on the rim gets trapped
Bogoljubov vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Colle vs Capablanca, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 weak squares leak
N Pavlov-Pianov vs N Zubarev, 1920
(A47) Queen's Indian, 47 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio KID (A48) 0-1 FTB looked
Ivanchuk vs Caruana, 2012 
(A48) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Steinitz vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(A84) Dutch, 72 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1 Perpetual+ prevented
Van Wely vs Ulybin, 2003 
(A90) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Sarratt Attack (D00) 1/2-1/2 Triumvirate of passed pawns
Janowski vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System (D02) 0-1 internet
Firouzja vs Mamedyarov, 2021 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: Anti-Torre (D02) 1-0 unusual start
Andersson vs H C van Riemsdijk, 1985 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Variation. Alekhine System (D20) 0-1 Stockfish
D Gurevich vs Seirawan, 2003 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 43 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

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Berlin Def (C39) 0-1 It's WHO you know
Hebden vs M Stean, 1982 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Main Lines (B01) 0-1 blitz
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 36 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack Double Fianchetto vs Dbl KP (A07) 1-0
Naroditsky vs L Galoyan, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Game: Chandler Gambit (D02) 0-1 Mate in 2
O Barda vs Stoltz, 1947 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Colle vs Bg7(B06) 0-1 Nxg4 sac busts up 0-0
Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi, 2020 
(B06) Robatsch, 60 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. Rare Defenses (E90) 1/2-1/2 force exchange of Qs
R Saborido vs Hort, 1961 
(E90) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense: General (A43) 0-1 three-piece mate
L Tipary vs Portisch, 1956
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Def: Classical Bc4 vs Bf5 (B01) 0-1 R for R
Kosteniuk vs Mamedyarov, 2022 
(B01) Scandinavian, 54 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 0-1 Centralized B pair
Chukaev vs V Zurakhov, 1957 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 0-1

Russian Game vs Reversed Philidor Def d3, Be2 (C42) 0-1
M Antipov vs Kuzubov, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Golombek Defense (A16) 0-1 Double Attack!!
N Rudnev vs N Kopilov, 1938 
(A16) English, 12 moves, 0-1

Game 81 'The Game of Chess' by Harry Golombek
Barcza vs Filip, 1953 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

how the Rubinstein Attack vs the QGD can be refuted
Euwe vs H Steiner, 1946 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Penetrate weak squares
W Skillicorn vs E G Sergeant, 1922 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Defense. General (D60) 0-1 Consolation mate
H W Jones vs E Shapiro, 1947 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

King's Head Opening (C20) 1/2-1/2 Try 4...BxNg1
Carlsen vs Duda, 2022 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

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