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2013+ Games Garrison of Fredthebear B-C
Compiled by fredthebear

This is a collection split. The 1.d4 and flank games will be removed.

* Book: Game Collection: 2012-2015 Attacking Games (Naiditsch/Balogh)

* Here's a link to the best games of 2016: Game Collection: 2016 Stunning Victories (Naiditsch/Balogh/Maze)

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sic French (A07) 1-0 P wedge on h-file
Zhou Weiqi vs Yifan Hou, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

Grob Opening: Keene Defense (A00) 0-1 Nice Qside attack
S Sloan vs D Gertler, 2013
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03) 1-0 Battery
Stockfish vs Rybka, 2013 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern (B10) 1-0Lawn Mower
D Arutinian vs Q Loiseau, 2013 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def vs 5.Be3 (B22)0-1 0-0-0 swiss cheese
D Sengupta vs S P Sethuraman, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def (B22) 1-0Sweet skewer -> Back rank#
W Chen vs K McDonald, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attk. ML (B52) 1-0 Q busts a move - robs the pin
Bacrot vs A Giri, 2013 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

K pawn Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 Black made 5 kNight moves!
J Ask vs O Von Bahr, 2013 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit (C53)1-0 2 Rook lifts w/N
Jobava vs Karjakin, 2013 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 35: Move by Move - Carlsen (Cyrus Lakdawala)
Carlsen vs Kamsky, 2013 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1/2-1/2 B&N forced mate blunder
A Ushenina vs O Girya, 2013 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 126 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q's Gambit Accepted: Classical Def. ML (D27) 1-0 Dead accuracy
M Dziuba vs J Kleinert, 2013 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD Tartakower Defense (D58) 1-0 2 Rooks w/2 pawns beat Queen
Kramnik vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 63 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E25) 0-1 Contemporary Classic
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Reshevsky Var (E46) 1-0 " of the worst"
Carlsen vs Anand, 2013 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

QP Levitsky Attack. Euwe Var (D00) 1-0 White Minority Attack
Kamsky vs S Erenburg, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Norfolk Gambit 2 (A01) 1-0 Discovery!
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

French Advance Milner-Barry G. (C02) 0-1 OCB ending not drawn
A Melekhina vs A Zatonskih, 2014 
(C02) French, Advance, 72 moves, 0-1

Barry Attack vs Horwitz Defense (A40) 1-0 Unpin issue
Jobava vs M Tissir, 2014 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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

World Rapid Championship (2014) Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack
A Moiseenko vs Lu Shanglei, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def (B22) 0-1Rapid: 16...Nxe4! is better
R Mamedov vs Judit Polgar, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 52 moves, 0-1

QGD Exchange. Positional Variation (D35) 1-0 Connected passers
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2014 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 72 moves, 1-0

King's English. Three Knights System (A27) 1/2-
Svidler vs Carlsen, 2014 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Leningrad vs Double Fianchetto (A81) 0-1 Battling B pairs
D Baramidze vs Caruana, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 75 moves, 0-1

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

Cntr Cntr, Bronstein Var (B01) 1-0 Two pins are too much
J Lenier vs R Hughes, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 Greco Mate on h-file is coming!
I Berzina vs B I Franco Valencia, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Barmen Var (D37) 1-0 Trendy, tricky
Kasimdzhanov vs Kramnik, 2014 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. 4Knights (A35) 1-0 Slick finish
Caruana vs H Banikas, 2014 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Open Var (B10) 1-0 Bf6 wins
T Kantans vs S Prasannaa, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 0-1 Weak back ranks, Spearhead
Yu Yangyi vs Robson, 2014 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 0-1

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

43rd World Championship Match, Game 11
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) Textbook EG
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2014 
(A14) English, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Steady Blowout
Yu Yangyi vs Kramnik, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

C-K Accelerated Panov Attack. Modern Var (B10) 1-0 Firepower!
Yifan Hou vs R Dimitrov, 2014
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var(C77) 0-1Black sacs 3Qs!
V Gunina vs S Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

It gets freaky...Tactics, complications, simplifications, win!
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 1-0
Aronian vs Jobava, 2015 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def vs 4.Na3 (B22) 1-0 See video
Nakamura vs Yu Yangyi, 2015 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Reshevsky Var(E46) 1-0 Both Ks abandon last R
D Khismatullin vs Eljanov, 2015 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Classical 2 Knights System (B08) 1-0 Crosspin finale
A Rombaldoni vs Z Andriasian, 2015 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Check out her game, then check out her website.
Zhao Xue vs N Pogonina, 2015 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 46 moves, 0-1

Zhao might have been better to avoid playing 1 d4 a second time
Zhao Xue vs N Pogonina, 2015 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Two Knights (D32) 0-1 Score keeping violation
W So vs Akobian, 2015 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 The Qs are not exchanged
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian French Variation (B40) 1-0 Rxf7, Qh7+ K walk about
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Maps come in handy
Navara vs R Wojtaszek, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD Exchange. Positional (D35) 1-0Shrewd Interference-Discovery
Ding Liren vs E Inarkiev, 2015 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 New move
G Guseinov vs Navara, 2015 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 51 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer Variation vs Dbl Fio (B10) 1-0 Passer
V Fedoseev vs Eljanov, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 1-0

KID Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 Fantastic finish by Giri
Topalov vs A Giri, 2015 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening /Colle-Zukertort (D05) 1-0 Scattered; Pin it
A Stefanova vs Zhonghan Ma, 2015
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Short Variation (B12) 1-0 Exchange sacrifice, pins
Yifan Hou vs Navara, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Q sac into discovered+
Wei Yi vs Navara, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 Backward pawns are a problem
S Maze vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Initiative against IQP counts in R+N endgames
Karjakin vs Anand, 2016 
(A06) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1/2-1/2 What a battle!
Caruana vs Karjakin, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caruana Beats Vishy in WCC Best Game of Tournament
Caruana vs Anand, 2016 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Rossolimo Var (A41) 1-0Blitz; Pin, Remove Defender
W So vs Kasparov, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside attack heets up 7th
Carlsen vs Anand, 2012 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Reti 5.c4 Yugoslav (A07) 0-1R endings take time to mast
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. K's Knight(A13)1-0 f-pawn launch, R sac
Kramnik vs D G Fridman, 2013 
(A13) English, 34 moves, 1-0

The Perfectly Polite Pun Policeman from Peckham.
M Matlakov vs R Hasangatin, 2013 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def 3...c5 (B12) 1-0 Pair o' pins
D Andreikin vs Khenkin, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Black has open lines, the safer King
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Lion Def. Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B07) 1-0 R sac, Arabian#
Z Andriasian vs B Burg, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Copycat (D32) 0-1 A Classic
Anand vs Kramnik, 2013 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Knight Variation (B43) 0-1 Back rank mate
A G R Moen vs Topalov, 2013 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 35 moves, 0-1

Vassily Ivanchuk: 100 Selected Games by Nikolay Kalinichenko
Carlsen vs Ivanchuk, 2013 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 90 moves, 0-1

KID Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 Pawn power, Pin power
Kramnik vs Radjabov, 2013 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0Central passer
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2013 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Crazy tactics
Wei Yi vs Zhou Jianchao, 2013 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 550 pages of kibitz
S Williams vs The World, 2013 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1/2-1/2 Q Perpetual
Grischuk vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 0-1 The chink in the armor
Carlsen vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 79 moves, 0-1
Nakamura vs Karjakin, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 52 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 7.Bxf7+ keeps Black K in center
Wang Hao vs A Giri, 2013 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

"It was probably one of my best games ever" - Magnus Carlsen
Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2013 
(B30) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Classical Def / Torre w/out 0-0-0 (A45) 0-1
Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2013 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Double Muzio Gambit won by 1900 against 2500 IM
Soren Jensen vs F Urkedal, 2013 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Aronin-Taimanov Def (E97) 0-1A Viking berserker!
D G Fridman vs Naiditsch, 2013 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

Zukertort /Italian vs Dutch 3...fxe4 (A04) 1-0 W initiative
D Swiercz vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Meran (D47) 0-1Crossfire, rob the pin, interference
Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0Annotated by IM Kiewra
Kamsky vs Mamedyarov, 2013 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Langrock Rubinstein - Game 13, page 39.
Anand vs G Meier, 2013 
(C10) French, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def. Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Nxg7 sac allows Qf6+
E Tate vs A Chibukhchian, 2013 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Swiss Cheese Variation (B42) 0-1 33...e2!
M Wei vs J Ikeda, 2013 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin Var (B40) 0-1 Pile on the pin
I Gaponenko vs Koneru, 2013 
(B40) Sicilian, 47 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Hyperacclrated Dragon (B27) 0-1Penetrate weak squares
Naiditsch vs S Shoker, 2013 
(B27) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Bxb5 sac for 3Ps
Wei Yi vs Shirov, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 58 moves, 1-0

Sic Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 0-1 Batteries
I Zakurdjaeva vs S Melia, 2013 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack. ML (B52) 0-1 White N returns home
Kamsky vs A Giri, 2013 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Modern Line (B44) 1-0 White did castle
Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue, 2013 
(B44) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 Tactics everywhere
M Vachier-Lagrave vs A Volokitin, 2013 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed, Closed Def (C96) 0-1White center crumbles
R Duff vs A G Ashton, 2013 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Saemisch (E15) 1-0Dovetail+ forces Q sac passer
Kiril D Georgiev vs Yu Yangyi, 2013 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 0-1Blind swine & Q sac
Le Quang Liem vs S Chanda, 2013 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 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

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

K's English. Four Knights Botvinnik (A28) 1-0 Horse in the barn
L Christiansen vs S Shankland, 2013 
(A28) English, 76 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Cnterattk (C44) 1-0 Central P thrust
Carlsen vs Harikrishna, 2013 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical (B18) 1-0 Lots of Black Q moves
Carlsen vs L'Ami, 2013 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44) 0-1 video link
Yifan Hou vs Carlsen, 2013 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian (A07) 1-0 The passer dictates
B Amin vs G Gajewski, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1/2-1/2 Perpetual
Adams vs Kramnik, 2013 
(B27) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID. Fianchetto. Rubinstein Var (E16) 0-1 "The R of Gibraltar"
N Dzagnidze vs Adams, 2013 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1-0 She got caught
T Abrahamyan vs C Baginskaite, 2013 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: Zukertort System (A04) 1-0 Q trap on edge
C R Sopko vs Alexander Johansson, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 1-0 Blunders
A Shimanov vs Kamsky, 2013 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 55 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def Panov Attk (B14) 1-0 Some pins have two ends...
Judit Polgar vs A S Rasmussen, 2013 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 0-1White Rs halted
Lu Yijie vs Le Quang Liem, 2013 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 30 moves, 0-1

G21 in Best Attacking Games of 2012-2015 by Naiditsch & Balogh
Nakamura vs Gelfand, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Makagonov Var (E71) 0-1 Lopsided
Svidler vs Nakamura, 2013 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 29 moves, 0-1

3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0Greek gift, possible Anastasia's Mate
Kosteniuk vs R Edouard, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish, l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C67) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Caruana vs Adams, 2013 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Know this # pattern
Leif Jensen vs B Valuet, 2013
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

QID. Fianchetto. Check Intermezzo (E15) 0-1 IQP gets loose
Aronian vs Karjakin, 2013 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Pure Greco's Mate!
R Hovhannisyan vs M Yudkevich, 2013 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 0-1 Fine sacrificial finish!
M Agopov vs S Buchal, 2013
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Slav (A11) 1-0See Calar notes # patterns
S Docx vs M Gagunashvili, 2013 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Q's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 h-pawn lever, N on 6th
Gabor Kovacs vs G Miralles, 2013
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 35 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1-0 Crazy like blitz
Kramnik vs A Shomoev, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 The King Attacks!
I Cheparinov vs Sutovsky, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 0-1 What a game!
Robson vs J Bryant, 2013 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Dutch: Queen's Knight Variation (A85) ˇ 0-1 e4 is useless
Mamedyarov vs Bacrot, 2013 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 33 moves, 0-1

KIA vs b6, Bb7 traditional e5 strong point (A07) 1-0 Win pawns
Kasparov vs Y Habu, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Botvinnik System Rvrsd (A37) 1-0 N Misfire
S Shankland vs D Haessel, 2014 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 11 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check line (C58) 0-1Exchange Sac
O Kurmann vs Naiditsch, 2014 
(C58) Two Knights, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 1-0 4 Queens
A Eswaran vs C Baginskaite, 2014 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 62 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0Triple on 7th
Y Yuan vs J Krivec, 2014
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo 5.d3 0-0 (C53) 1/2-1/2 R sac for stalemate
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2014 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional Line (C54) 1/2-
Harikrishna vs Aronian, 2014 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Alapin bxNc3, d4 (B22) 1-0 When to take the c-pawn?
R Mamedov vs R Wojtaszek, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 54 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C88) 1-0 An opening trap quashed
Anand vs Aronian, 2014 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern(B67) 1-0Interesting spoiler
E Najer vs Smirin, 2014  
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 52 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Wade/Milner-Barry G. (C02) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Areshchenko vs A Rustemov, 2014 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Kmoch Var (E20) 0-1 Voted game, video of year
Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2014 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

Beautiful win on the road to winning the 2014 EICC in Yerevan
Motylev vs A Tari, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 Get the Q in close
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2014 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 47 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 Pin
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 11 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad Defense (A80) 0-1 h-file attack
Morozevich vs Nakamura, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Long diagonal
D Anton Guijarro vs A Moiseenko, 2014 
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Irma Bombeck...The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank
G Grasser vs L Winokur, 2014 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 36 moves, 1-0

Barry/150A BxBg7 vs Gruenfeld (A45) 1-0Castle opposite, P storm
A Kashlinskaya vs I Videnova, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Modern Transfer (C32) 1-0 13...g5!?
A Hagesaether vs G Andersen, 2014 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2Knights Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 DK analysis
Shirov vs S Sulskis, 2014 
(C57) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Back rank pin
M Ortiz vs D Chinasamy, 2014 
(B27) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen-Haakert (B04) 1-0Pin game clincher
B Al-Hajiri vs M Hamal, 2014 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 15 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit Declined 3.d4 (C40) 1-0 Early Black Q trap
J L Koster vs B Hoareau, 2014 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Pins dictate
D Naroditsky vs G Oparin, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 53 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Breyer Variation (D11) 0-1 Harsh words
Nakamura vs Caruana, 2014 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 67 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 Another P on the 6th space advantage
Caruana vs Topalov, 2014 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1/2-1/2!! Stay calm, and carry on...
Aronian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 0-1 The B pair rules
Jakovenko vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange (D85) 1/2-1/2 1st game of WC - Photo
Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 
(D85) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Blumenfeld Countergambit (E10) 0-1 Weak back rank
R Svane vs F Zeller, 2014 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0 Q, N & P
Kramnik vs A Mista, 2014 
(A14) English, 34 moves, 1-0

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

P-Q4 Sarratt/Barry Attack (D00) 1-0 Aimless B, Decoy K
Nakamura vs A Giri, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 83 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Reversed Chigorin Def / Veresov 3.d5 d6(A45) 0-1
V Wettasinha vs J N Sugden, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 White manages 3 sets of doubled Ps
Stockfish vs Komodo, 2014 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 62 moves, 1-0

QGD. Exchange. 7.Qf3 Positional Variation (D35) 1-0
Tomashevsky vs G Meier, 2014
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Modern Bc4 Var (B35) 1-0 Qs & Bs ending
Komodo vs Houdini, 2014 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 152 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 youtube analysis
Carlsen vs Potkin, 2014 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Indian Game Bf4, f3, g4 (A45) 1-0 Kside pawn thrust, sacs
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Barry Attack (D00) 1-0 The knights have a busy day.
R Rapport vs W Pajeken, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Var (A07) 1-0
Nakamura vs Adams, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French/QGD traditional e5 strong point (A07) 1-0 Nf6+
D Svetushkin vs V Varaciuc, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Bg4 vs KIA h3, g4 (A07) 1-0 Rob the pin both ways on the 6th
Kramnik vs S Sjugirov, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KIA vs e6 Sicilian g6/Melbourne (A07) 1-0Mate threats on g-file
Zhao Jun vs J S Christiansen, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early deviations (B62) 1-0!
O B Vea vs F B Jacobsen, 2014 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Hedgehog (B42) 0-1 Control diagonal, pin
S P Sethuraman vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Bb5-Bc4. Traditional (B25) 1-0 2Rs vs 3 Minors
F Armbrust vs Shirov, 2014 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 So lurks, Black Q roams but lost
W So vs Gelfand, 2014 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 White Kside Attck
Yifan Hou vs N Dzagnidze, 2014 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Rob the lateral pin!
Carlsen vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Black K kept in center
V Sanduleac vs J Izijk, 2014
(B53) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Arabian Mate looms
N Dzagnidze vs Kosteniuk, 2014
(A13) English, 43 moves, 1-0

KIA (A07) 0-1 Trapped Bishop is attacked with 12. ... e5
B Khotenashvili vs Lagno, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

This two move finish is the secret...Exchange (sac), Dbl Attack
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2014 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights Var Bradley Beach Var (A28) 1-0 Unpin
A Fehr vs L Jorgensen, 2014 
(A28) English, 15 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4 Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Rs factor for passer
K Spraggett vs Z Abdumalik, 2014 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 44 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 "Two Car Collision"
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 22.? Informant Golden Game
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk(A45) 1-0Opinions r like noses...everybody has 1
D Andreikin vs Aronian, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Declined 2.Nc3 d4 (B01) 0-1 3.Na4?! gets trapped
S S Kristofersson vs S Bergsson, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 36 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Dbl Fio vs Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1Combo #!
R Panjwani vs Ivanchuk, 2014 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 g5! pawn roller
A Kovchan vs Ivanchuk, 2014
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Bxf7+ Unpin action
Alshouha Basil vs Grischuk, 2014 
(B50) Sicilian, 16 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Paulsen Var (B46) 0-1 Long, strong Q move+ next
A Guerrero vs Judit Polgar, 2014 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

KID/Benoni Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1/2- Early Exchange Sac!
Ding Liren vs Bacrot, 2014 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

English, Symmetrical. Two Knights Line (A37)0-1 Two Hogs on 2nd
Fressinet vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13)0-1 W gets riddled on Qside
S Vekemans vs Drasko, 2014
(A13) English, 23 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 0-1 Q sac staves off defeat
V Kovalev vs Shirov, 2014 
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 2.Nc3 dxe4 (B01) 1/2-1/2 0-0-0 vs 0-0
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian Game: Classical 4...Qf6 (C53) 1/2-1/2 Misplayed Kside?
Elton Joseph vs Geoffrey Mwanyika, 2014
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+, Q trap
A Elwin vs R Hughes, 2014 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Polish, Exchange w/odd follow-up (A00) 1-0 Two pieces up
P G Jonsson vs E Palmarsson, 2014
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 0-1 Kside P roller
A Tari vs Hracek, 2014
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk (C42) 1-0 R sac sooner or later
L Dominguez vs W So, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

KIA Qe2, 9.c4 d4 vs French (A07) 0-1 R sac for passer
Svidler vs Karjakin, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 82 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian. Exchange exd5 (B00) 1-0Crossfire
R Hovhannisyan vs A Minasian, 2014 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
B Bok vs R Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic Var (A89) 1-0 Still play in the pos
Bacrot vs R Mamedov, 2014 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 26 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit/Double Fianchetto (A07) 1-0 Outside passer
Z Almasi vs A Tari, 2015
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

KIA e5 vs d4 (A07) 1-0 Dbl N sacs for Kside assault!
D Boros vs V Ryzhkov, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

17.? (February 7, 2016) -- January 31 puzzle repeated 8/4/2013
M Galyas vs M Rodshtein, 2015 
(A09) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Vivian Smith vs Rodney Xiang Rei Li, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 Minority Attack w/N pair vs B pair
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Let's argue about it
Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

French Def. Advance 6.a3 Main Line (C02) 0-1 Loose pieces
Y Santiago vs A J Walton, 2015 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Central. Greco Variation (D20) 0-1Wild
L Javakhishvili vs R Edouard, 2015 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

Dutch Stonewall. Modern vs Dbl Fio (A90) 0-1 Passers
Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Boy, oh boy.
O Kali vs Lior Duek, 2015 
(B30) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. 3.Bb5 Traditional (B25) 0-1Remove the Defender
L Ptacnikova vs H Steingrimsson, 2015 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Watch White herd pawns
Aronian vs Ponomariov, 2015 
(A13) English, 49 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
I Nepomniachtchi vs P Potapov, 2015 
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Def. Averbakh. Flexible Defense (E73)1-0 Kickin' it!
Tan Zhongyi vs Ying Zhu, 2015 
(E73) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern (A01) 1-0 Uncommon finish
A Sokolov vs S Milliet, 2015 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Def (D38) 1-0 It's mate in 8
Topalov vs Aronian, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

QP Game: Sarratt Attack (D00) 0-1 N EG; watch youtube
S Williams vs J Hawkins, 2015 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Move 25. Ne4!! is followed by a great combination
Aronian vs Caruana, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1Lost in time trouble
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed (C84) 0-1 W took a pawn & Black took control
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2015 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 51 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0Pin, Breakthrough
G Jones vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 304 in Kramnik - My Life and Games
Svidler vs Kramnik, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45) 1-0 Rob the pin, & back defender
D Howell vs M Roiz, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattk (C44) 1-0 Bind the bad B
Jobava vs I Saric, 2015 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Advance (C18) 0-1 Chewing up White's Kside
Radjabov vs I V Kovalenko, 2015 
(C18) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 2Horses
I Khairullin vs S Gagare, 2015 
(C11) French, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 K walk goes wrong
Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 After the fact
Carlsen vs W So, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 6...Bg4 7.Nge2, 10.f3 (B01) 1-0 11...Rg8?!
R Pert vs D Coleman, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann (C26)No Ordinary Draw
Caruana vs Anand, 2015 
(C26) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dbl Fio vs Dutch Stonewall. Modern (A90) 0-1 Weak Ps drop off
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 1-0 Lucky
Ivanchuk vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted (B97) 1-0 Sharp!
Radjabov vs Grischuk, 2015 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Black Q tied to defending h7
Kramnik vs A S Rasmussen, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 42: Best Fighting Games of 2012-2015 by Naiditsch & Balogh
V Zvjaginsev vs B Bok, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French/QGD Tartakower (A07) 1-0 White pulls surprise
D Bocharov vs A Mokshanov, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 21.g3!
I Nepomniachtchi vs B Savchenko, 2015 
(B27) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Riveting play!
A Tari vs D Arngrimsson, 2015 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 1-0 Dissolving Ps
Adams vs A Giri, 2015 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish,Morphy Def Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0 N+
R Gao vs V C Shen, 2015 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,, 64 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense (A41) 1-0 Black hems in his own bishop.
R Wojtaszek vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 52 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def Scandinavian (B02) 0-1 Doubled Rooks on open file
Vasil Kocev vs J Gantar, 2015
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

wild battle, surely a strong candidate for game of the tournam
Nisipeanu vs I Bukavshin, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 69 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Two hogs on 2nd rank
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def. Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 She solved the puzzle!
Giuseppe Enmanuel Boyer Censore vs M Daneri, 2015
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical Var (D86) 1/2-1/2 Clean
W So vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

34...? Sicilian Def. Scheveningen. Classical Var (B84) 0-1
A Kovchan vs A Volokitin, 2015 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 0-1

Magnus looked a bit like a lamb in this game....
Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

KID. Normal. Rare Defenses (E90) 0-1 Tactical flurry
Radjabov vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E90) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 0-1 A good scrap
R Hovhannisyan vs J K Duda, 2015 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 116 moves, 0-1

English Symmetricl. Anti-Benoni, Spielmnn Def (A33) 0-1 Best EG
W So vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 68 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange Var (D76) 0-1 Pretty finish
Van Wely vs Carlsen, 2015 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 44 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Advance (A09) 0-1 Aggressive Rapid game
J Hawkins vs N Pert, 2015 
(A09) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: Poisoned Pawn Var (A45) 1-0 madness
T Gareyev vs S Sevian, 2015 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 Black allows it
M Kobalia vs Lu Shanglei, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 0-1 Bishop is trapped
Bartosz Miszkielo vs G Thorhallsson, 2015
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 Sac both Ns
B Adhiban vs Wei Yi, 2015 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Bobotsov-Korchnoi-Petrosian Var (E81) 1-0
V Gunina vs A R Saleh Salem, 2015 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 46 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

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Wen Yang vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

K's Indian Attack vs French-Sicilian (A07) 1-0Must Know this EG
Zhong Zhang vs D Marciano, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening/English Symmetrical (A04) 1/2-1/2 NN Fortress
NN vs F Rhine, 2016 
(A04) Reti Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00)/A06 1/2-1/2 36...?
Carlsen vs Ganguly, 2016 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA/Dbl Fio vs Semi-Tarrasch (A07) 1-0 Outside passers
C Aravindh vs S Bogner, 2016
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

1.Nf3 g5?!? Herrstrom Gambit (A04) 0-1 Blindfold simul charge!?
El Dorado vs T Gareyev, 2016 
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

King's English. 4Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Computer prep
Nakamura vs Anand, 2016 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 26 moves, 1-0

English (A20) 1-0 Fascinating tactical battle for promotion
Aronian vs A Giri, 2016 
(A20) English, 34 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Mayet's #
G Jones vs P Carlsson, 2016 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense (A41) 0-1 Rather UNIQUE play!
A Goryachkina vs A Bodnaruk, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 77 moves, 0-1

G9: Most Stunning Victories of 2016 by Naiditsch, Balogh & Maze
Jobava vs Ponomariov, 2016 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

G2: Most Stunning Victories of 2016 by Naiditsch, Balogh & Maze
Radjabov vs O Bortnyk, 2016 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto. Hastings Def ML (A64) 0-1 Dbl P sac
Yasas Lamawansa vs Z Foo, 2016 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 36 moves, 0-1

Dutch Be7 Stonewall 7...Nc6!? (A92) 1-0 Combo cracks author's D
Nakamura vs R Bellin, 2016 
(A92) Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 What a slugfest!
E Najer vs T L Petrosian, 2016 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Keene Variation (B00) 1-0 Q sac, discovered+
Motylev vs Glek, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Count accurately
I Gaponenko vs A Dreev, 2016
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Advance (B00) 0-1 U12 Demolition
Elene Tsotsonava vs Annapoorni Meiyappan, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

C-K Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Qs come off; P breakthrough
G Jones vs B Khotenashvili, 2016 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Blitz
Anand vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1Counter attacks
Peter Korning vs F M Semprun Martinez, 2016 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 50 moves, 0-1

Phiona Mutesi (Queen of Katwe) is a whole piece down but...
P Mutesi vs Amen Miladi, 2016 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 40 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 6 units aim@Kside!
A Tari vs M Midonet, 2016 
(B30) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk(B30) 1-0 U12 Lolli's # threat
Bayartnar Erkhes vs Timothe Razafindratsima, 2016 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Old Sic Reversed Botvinnik Sys (B30) 0-1 Intereference passer
M Santos Ruiz vs Li Chao, 2016
(B30) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B45) 1-0 Approaching Zugzwang
Kamsky vs M Ripari, 2016 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0Central P thrust breakthrough
J N Riff vs V Vulevic, 2016 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Delayed Alapin (B40) 1-0 Remove the Defender
B Savchenko vs J van Foreest, 2016 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 g-file Spearhead
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 
(B50) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Modern (B61) 1-0 W knight goes ape
Anand vs Xiangyu Xu, 2016 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 30 moves, 1-0

A ferocious game to define the Challenger for the World Title.
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2016 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 42 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 f5 pawn lever
Motylev vs D Gochelashvili, 2016 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Main Line (B99) 1-0 En prise Ns for dinner
J R G del Nogal vs Sidi Mohamed Tajedine, 2016 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Rob the pin
O Vlasova vs Ruoshui Cao, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Youth handy N outpost
Ahmet Utku Uzumcu vs Jose Gabriel Cardoso Cardoso, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Neither have castled
P V Vishnu vs Nakamura, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Shabby Kside defense
M Song vs A Rahman, 2016
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 B pair slices board
B Vuckovic vs M Kostromin, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 N can't stop passer
Anand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

French vs KIA/Qe2 (C00) 0-1 Impressive use of entire army!
Mateo Plaza Reino vs Xander Leibert, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned P (C18) 1-0 Black B shuffle
Caruana vs S Shankland, 2016 
(C18) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 The other RJF
Fenja Edel vs R Fischer, 2016 
(C28) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1-0 P Power
A Muzychuk vs Fressinet, 2016 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish (C48) 1-0 N sac brings quick finish
Anand vs Aronian, 2016 
(C48) Four Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Glek Bg2 (C46) 1-0 Take advantage of the situation
Rozentalis vs T Rydstrom, 2016 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)0-1 19...? Stockfish
Topalov vs W So, 2016 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 0-1

Italian Game d3, c3, Nbd2 (C50) 1-0 P fork or back ranker
Anand vs A Giri, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game d3, c3; exhanges on e3 (C50) 1-0 Black in a Bind
Carlsen vs Anand, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var 4.0-0 (C50) 1-0 Exchange sacs P race
Carlsen vs Adams, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 66 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Blitz B-Q#
S Zhigalko vs S Agdestein, 2016 
(C57) Two Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Blitz blunder
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 U12 threatens Lolli's Mate
K Pan vs I Mjatezs, 2016 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72)0-1 234-point dif
Anand vs A Demuth, 2016 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 45 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1 Q&N partners
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2016 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 0-1 WC Rd 13; Stockfish
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2016 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed 8.a4 (C84) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish, tpstar
Anand vs Svidler, 2016 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 Gorgeous
G N Gopal vs D Howell, 2016 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 49 moves, 1-0

London System vs raking Bishops (D02) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Carlsen vs Jakovenko, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Sarratt Attack (D00) 1-0 Castling unpins the e-pawn
Kamsky vs A Goganov, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack 8.c4 (D00) 0-1 Blind swine w/a Q sac
L O Hauge vs F Lindsoe, 2016 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

London System vs QGD (D02) 1-0 A win for tripled pawns
Carlsen vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack. Gruenfeld Var. ML (D03) 0-1 Unstoppable P roller
V Artemiev vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 31 moves, 0-1

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 Q trap
Le Quang Liem vs M M Kazhgaleyev, 2016 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack (D37) 0-1 Black double Rs on 2nd rank
Topalov vs Nakamura, 2016 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 39 in Most Stunning Victories of 2016 by AN, CB, & SM
D Dubov vs A Brkic, 2016 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Defense. Alekhine Var (D38) 0-1 Overworked g-pawn
K Holm vs V S Gujrathi, 2016
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

G48 in Most Instructive Endgames of 2016 by Naiditsch & Balogh
Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 50 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Decoy sac for pin
B Adhiban vs A Dreev, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 R ending zugzwang
Le Quang Liem vs Ganguly, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 77 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Black miscalcula
Nakamura vs M Muzychuk, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70)1/2-1/2 Q+Bs vs Q+Ns
A Giri vs Caruana, 2016 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 96 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Def Simagin (E46) 1-0 Stunning Q deflection sac
Y Krupenski vs Gelfand, 2016 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal. Bernstein Def Except Gligoric System (E53 1-0 18.?
W So vs Nakamura, 2016 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 21 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 1/2-1/2 R sac for Stalemate
Khalifman vs D Yuffa, 2016 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Attk: Keres Var (A07) 1-0 A tale of two kings
I Saric vs A Sharafiev, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 76 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 Stockfish notes; Q v R
Aronian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2017 
(A48) King's Indian, 78 moves, 1-0

QGD. Ragozin Defense (D38) 0-1 He said, he said.
A Dreev vs Carlsen, 2017 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def. Stoltz Var (D45) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate threat
Pelletier vs Gelfand, 2017 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Indian Be7, Bb7 (A07) 1-0 Three connected passers
Nakamura vs Bacrot, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Nc3, Nf3, Bg2 vs ClassicNc6, Nf6, Be7 (B25) 1-0Blitz
Bacrot vs Karjakin, 2017
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French exd5 exd5 (A07) 1-0 Spearheads on open e-file
Karjakin vs G Meier, 2017
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Nf3, Nc3, Bg2 vs Nf6, Nc6, Be7 (B25) 1-0 Backdoor
Aronian vs Karjakin, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

"How the Grischuk Stole Christmas" w/a Zwischenzug
Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2017 
(A05) Reti Opening, 60 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Dueling batteries
Ken Ronny Schouten vs C B Jacobsen, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Speculative Bxf7+
Aronian vs Svidler, 2014 
(D85) Grunfeld, 57 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 1-0 White is aligned
A R Saleh Salem vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2014
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Muzio G. Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Discovered+ awaits
G Tskitishvili vs Revaz Kordzaia, 2014
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Q sac for back ranker
K Polishchuk vs G Lane, 2014 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Morris Countergambit (D00) 0-1 Conversion to EG
Kharlov vs B Ofitserian, 2014 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense Nd7 & dxe4 (C41) 1-0 blitz video link
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

K's English. Kramnik-Shirov Counter (A21) 1-0 Kside assault
L Piasetski vs Stijn Gieben, 2013
(A21) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D13) 1-0 11.?
Xiao Zhang vs Hanxue Gao, 2017 
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 18 moves, 1-0

Emil Sutovsky called 27.. Rh1 most beautiful move of the year!
Aronian vs R Rapport, 2016 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

London System vs Steinitz CG (D02) 0-1 Delayed 0-0-0
Carlsen vs A Korobov, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 50 in The New in Chess Book of Chess Improvement / Giddins
Aronian vs Tomashevsky, 2013 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 0-1 Black tactics from the opening
A Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah vs N Villanueva, 2014
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Chameleon. Chebanenko Var (D15) 1-0 Sacs free the Q!
A Ramirez Alvarez vs A Shetty, 2013 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 1-0 Pin makes a crowd
A Kosten vs P Mercs, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Great move! The Shak demolished the Shok
Mamedyarov vs S Shoker, 2013 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack/Bg5 Stonewall Attk (A45) 1-0 Aggressive play!
Ju Wenjun vs Ruotong Chu, 2016 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

French, Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 Flurry!
V Kovalev vs R Edouard, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 7 in 'Caruana: Move by Move' by Cyrus Lakdawala
Sutovsky vs Caruana, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Steady throttle
S Tsolakidou vs A Rudolf, 2013 
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game/KGA 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C27) 1-0 Kuehl finish!
V Kuehnast vs I Birgisdottir, 2013 
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Caught in the center
S Merkesvik vs D Quinn, 2015
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. M.L. (C52) 1-0 Nxg5 opens Kside
Kenneth Nahnsen vs H Kristoffersen, 2015
(C52) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Chessgames Challenge (2014),, Jun-16
The World vs Naiditsch, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Spanish, l'Hermet Variation Berlin Wall Def (C67) 1-0 N kicks!
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2014 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Exchange sac, Remove the Def
Anand vs Kramnik, 2013 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Kside P roller
A Rudolf vs E Kaplan, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Qside thrust, pin
Anand vs D Kollars, 2016 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 "Shoulda Hadet"
J Song vs E Hadet, 2013 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 1-0

QID. Classical. Polugayevsky Gambit (E17) 1-0 21.?
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2017 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 117 moves, 1-0

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 1-0 Simul slaughter on the diagonals
Carlsen vs B Berkowitz, 2016
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Stockfish notes
M Matlakov vs Eljanov, 2013 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

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

NID: Normal. Ragozin Var (E51) 0-1 Morphy-like shot!
D Stavast vs K Lee, 2013 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 18 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Stockfish
Svidler vs Grischuk, 2013 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

G25 in 'Best Fighting Games of 2012-2015' by Naiditsch & Balogh
A Shimanov vs Jobava, 2014 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 53 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 1-0 Mutual promotions
A Roos vs B Fleurquin, 2014 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 64 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Goglidze Attack (D70) 0-1 Stockfish notes
D Svetushkin vs A Stella, 2013 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 24.?
Carlsen vs Li Chao, 2015 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Modern Exchange (D85) 0-1 Just take it RxR!
L Babujian vs V Fedoseev, 2014
(D85) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 0-1

G29 in Best Attacking Games of 2012-2015 by Naiditsch & Balogh
A David vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1 The Gordian knot
D B Gurevich vs D Gordievsky, 2017 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 The castled K wins again
D Andreikin vs Karjakin, 2014 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Variation (A62) ˇ 1-0
K Edvardsson vs V C Shen, 2015
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 26 Most Exciting Games of 2016 by Naiditsch, Balogh & Maze
Shirov vs Nakamura, 2016 
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Big hurry
N Das vs O Kobo, 2015 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Octopus torments uncastled K
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2013 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 1-0 Blastin' Bishops
K Amerika vs Nicole Valdivia Cano, 2014 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Quiet Variation. Pin Def (D12) 0-1 Free pawns aren't
Stefansson vs A Dreev, 2015 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

Sodium Attack Na3 (A00) 1-0 A good place to spend the knightf6
Carlsen vs S Grover, 2018 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 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

Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 Gain time on the White Queen
C Domingos vs J Ferreira, 2014
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Mikenas Var (B00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 28...?
Neo Zhu vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 battery on e-file
Nakamura vs J Shaw, 2016 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Exchange Var (B03) 1-0 R vs N ending
J Heinemann vs M Hamer, 2015 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B07) 0-1 Rob the pin, twice!
A Laughland vs W F Forster, 2015 
(B07) Pirc, 12 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Standard Line (B06) 0-1 P sac breakthrough
I Shahaliyev vs M Iskandarov, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 75 moves, 0-1

Modern Def Bg7, Bb7, 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B06) 0-1 Pins finish
K Petrova vs M Socko, 2014
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

Modern Def 2.h4 Nf6 3.e5 Nh5 (B06) 0-1 Qless MG, Ks charge, P+
B Predojevic vs D Andreikin, 2016 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 0-1 Q&N penetration
Ebrima Bah vs O de la Riva Aguado, 2014
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern (B10) 1-0 KBN vs K#
N Getz vs J L Hammer, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 120 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Adv. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Hang another en route!
R Hovhannisyan vs A Shuraev, 2013
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Combo fun!
A Firouzja vs M Bluebaum, 2017 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Flohr Var (B18) 1-0 4 Queens
Ivanchuk vs V Artemiev, 2017
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 68 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Exchange (B29) 1-0D. King video link
Carlsen vs N Grandelius, 2016 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B65) 1-0 Pesky Rook
Navara vs Jobava, 2016 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attk 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B80)1-0 Kside
Critter vs Shredder, 2014 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk ML (B89) 1-0 Strip the Kside
Yifan Hou vs Kosteniuk, 2013 
(B89) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Another bad pawn move
I Nepomniachtchi vs A Korobov, 2017 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish, kibitz
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 59 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 0-1 Counter threats
O Dolzhikova vs S Shoker, 2014
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Exch sac, Underpromo+
A Zubarev vs Kuzubov, 2014 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 67 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 0-1 Sac attack
V Laznicka vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Chess Informant Golden Games, Volume 124
Kramnik vs Svidler, 2015 
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Caruana vs Ponomariov, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Karlsbad Var (E62) 1-0 P grab drops a piece
Dautov vs F Karger, 2015 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 25 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights (A35) 0-1 Stockfish
Caruana vs Karjakin, 2014 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 51 moves, 0-1

London System vs KID h6, g5 (A48) 1-0 Nxh6, pin
Harikrishna vs V S Gujrathi, 2016
(A48) King's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Variation (E30) 1-0 27.?
H Melkumyan vs A Donchenko, 2014 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 29...?
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Anand, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

Karjakin vs D Frolyanov, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

S Sjugirov vs A Kveinys, 2017 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 82 moves, 1-0

R Vidruska vs O Badelka, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

M Kravtsiv vs V Kazakouski, 2016 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

A Firouzja vs E Cordova, 2017 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

A H T dos Santos Fier vs K Leenhouts, 2017 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

J Xiong vs W So, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Caruana vs Kramnik, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 1-0 27.?
P Bobras vs P Schreiner, 2017 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84) 1-0 26.?
L Dominguez vs Aronian, 2016 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 1-0 21.?
Wang Hao vs R Gerber, 2016 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) 0-1 21...?
J Xiong vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: General f4, Be2 (B20) 1-0 Kside sac attack!
S Williams vs D Guthrie, 2017 
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 20...?
Fanghui Sun vs Ju Wenjun, 2017 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def (C00) 1-0 Open f-file tactics
M Antipov vs S V Ivanov, 2017 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

French Def. Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit(C00) 1-0Crossfire
M W Healey vs Graham J Moore, 2017 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Sac for Disc+ is decisive
A F Ker vs D Eade, 2017 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 14.?
A Muzychuk vs Tan Zhongyi, 2017 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 N Discovered+
E Blomqvist vs F Englert, 2014 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Schiller-Pytel Var (B01) 1-0 Double Attack
Karjakin vs Karpov, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

"I'm Just a Bill" (game of the day Jan-25-2014)
Bill Gates vs Carlsen, 2014 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Scotch 4...Qh4 Horwitz Attk (C45) 1-0 P thrusts & Batteries
J D Ruiz Castillo vs Remulo Aguiar Freitas, 2014
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 N sac for promo
I Saric vs M Oleksienko, 2014 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 59 moves, 0-1

A stunning 'model' mate.
N Hendrickson vs T Petersen, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 0-1 Q trap
D Vella vs L Vajda, 2014 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Variation (C91) 1-0 34.?
Kamsky vs D Naroditsky, 2017 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 45 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 Blitz
Ganguly vs A G Aleksandrov, 2014 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

As John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever."
Harikrishna vs Van Wely, 2013 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Var (C29) 1-0 Q sac for Arabian Mate!
S Norlander vs A E Sigurdarson, 2014 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 0-1 R ending
D Andreikin vs Caruana, 2014 
(B01) Scandinavian, 64 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation (B17) 1-0 16.?
I K Sukandar vs Hoang Thi Bao Tram, 2014 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) or 2.c3 Alapin 1-0 Q trap
Fressinet vs M Al-Modiahki, 2014 
(B27) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 0-1 Speculative sacrifices
N R McDonald vs T Riedener, 2015 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen-Haakert Var (B04) 1-0Feel nervous?
R Taylor vs L Wei, 2016 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Alapin-like (B21) 1-0 21.?
D Myers vs S Gschwendtner, 2015 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0 N invades
L Pressman vs A King, 2014 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Pin the attacker
Topalov vs Tomashevsky, 2013 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicil Closed 3.f4 a6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.g4 b5 (B23) 1-0 long diagonal!
I Ivanisevic vs Marjanovic, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

"the sting in the end of the tail" (of a combination)
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 Delayed Bxh7+
T Bjornsson vs Fenja Edel, 2016 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 2013 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Passer allows capture
M Dean vs M Burrows, 2014
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. l'Hermet Berlin Wall Def (C67) 1-0 Passer
Fressinet vs Eljanov, 2015 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening Trap (C46) 0-1 upset by 11 year old
N Starr vs Luzia Pires, 2014 
(C46) Three Knights, 8 moves, 0-1

"Springing a Lek" (game of the day Apr-23-2020)
Leko vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Zugzwang finish!
A Giri vs Leko, 2013
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 88 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 d5 (B10) 1-0 The long diagonal slice
R Mamedov vs A Riazantsev, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Accelerated Panov Attk (B10) 1-0 38.? Mate in 3
R Mamedov vs S Bogdanovich, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 1-0 Amen
Amen Miladi vs Patience Tsuses, 2016 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Anand vs Topalov, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Brooklyn Variation (B02) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Fressinet vs Carlsen, 2014 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk (C42) 1-0White provokes weakness
Robson vs S Erenburg, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Flohr Var 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B18) 1-0 Ng5
B De Jong-Muhren vs A Aranaz Murillo, 2014
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk Var (B33) 1-0
A Giri vs Shirov, 2014 
(B33) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. 2Knights Attk 5.NxNf6 exNf6 (B10) 0-1 Bxh3 sac
Karjakin vs Jobava, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 0-1

English Def: Kangaroo 8.Qg4?! (B00) 0-1 open g-file, busy centr
Gelfand vs Jobava, 2014 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. Dragon Var (B60) 1-0 K meander
N Grandelius vs A Ipatov, 2013 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 37 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 20.?
D Swiercz vs M Kanarek, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attk. Modern ML (C89) 1-0 light squares
J Bryant vs Kaidanov, 2013 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 0-1Fred's Miniature Advice
Y Boukhris-Ferre vs Portisch, 2013 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Mieses (B01) 0-1 P grabbin' can be costly
Adams vs V Laznicka, 2015 
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Wing Attack (B43) 0-1 long range strikes
S Chumfwa vs Bacrot, 2014 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 24 moves, 0-1

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