Game of the Century.
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley Does the Grand Pris Attack
R Hardarson vs Ashley, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 21 moves, 0-1
Fischer beats Geller, after a String of Losses.
Geller vs Fischer, 1970
(D79) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line, 72 moves, 0-1
Geller beat Fischer right after this Game. Larsen was Great!
Geller vs Larsen, 1967
(A04) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 0-1
Oldie but Goody
Reti vs Yates, 1924
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0
Fisher, playing Black in a Giuoco Piano
Mednis vs Fischer, 1963
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 62 moves, 0-1
Fischer has quite a streak against Bisguier.
Fischer vs Bisguier, 1970
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0
Donald Byrne outplays Arthur Bisguier
D Byrne vs Bisguier, 1954
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0
Karpov vs Larsen, 1979
(B01) Scandinavian, 55 moves, 0-1
Bisguier bests Spassky in Endgame.
Spassky vs Bisguier, 1955
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 68 moves, 0-1
H E Atkins vs R Blow, 1937
(D85) Grunfeld, 29 moves, 1-0
Levenfish, outside of the Sicilian Dragon.
F Bohatirchuk vs Levenfish, 1935
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 31 moves, 0-1
Black tries to Mate, loses his Queen.
Khalifman vs Shabalov, 2001
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 34 moves, 1-0
Ashley vs C Eriksson, 2012
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0
Too Much Symmetry can be a Bad Thing.
Ponomariov vs S Azarov, 1995
(C49) Four Knights, 44 moves, 1-0
Smothered Mate Threat causes Black to Lose his Queen.
C Landenbergue vs M Roeder, 1993
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0
Queen for Two Knights? Bargain?
W Byrne vs R Rozycki, 1992
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 0-1
Damiano Bites the Dust. Again!
P Korhonen vs Chai Chin Lim, 2000
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0
Sometimes, a Knight is all you Need!
Z Mestrovic vs Gligoric, 1971
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1
An uncommon Win with Black for Karpov!
Chandler vs Karpov, 1983
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 0-1
Awesome Knight Promotion, causing Mate!
A Sandrin vs J C Barnes, 1954
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 19 moves, 1-0
Two Knight Promotions!
V Zurakhov vs Koblents, 1956
(C11) French, 80 moves, 1-0
Too Many Queens!
Alekhine vs NN, 1915
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0
Fischer Beats a Chess Computer
Fischer vs Greenblatt, 1977
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0
So many Mates...
C Lange vs A Krueger, 2000
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1
Amusing Rook Promotion with Mate at end.
Keres vs J Turn, 1943
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0
Symmetric to the End: Literally!
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0
Quadruple Isolated Pawns
Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1
Mated with an En Passant!
G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928
(C02) French, Advance, 15 moves, 1-0
Another En Passant Mate
F Rhine vs NN, 2010
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0
Four Queens by Move 7
Casper vs Heckert, 1975
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0
Mate with 2 Knights after Queen Sacrifice
N Speijer vs Couvee, 1955
(C14) French, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0
G Spencer vs NN, 1893
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0
Even better O-O#
O Seuss vs H Hurme, 1969
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0
Awesome Swindle on Black's part.
J L Burden vs L Christiansen, 1992
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1
Amazing Swindle by Jan Donner
A Matanovic vs J H Donner, 1965
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1
Gee, I think it's time for me to Castle!
NN vs C Meyer, 1931
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 18 moves, 0-1
Mate via King Move!
Smitten vs Prince Dadian, 1896
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1
Check! is answered by Checkmate!
NN vs B F Winkelman, 1945
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1
Grandmaster misses Back Rank Mate!
Short vs Chiburdanidze, 1985
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 31 moves, 0-1
Black never moves the Queen Bishop.
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1959
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1-0
Incomplete Game, due to death of Reshevsky. Correspondence.
Reshevsky vs D Zechiel, 1990
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 37 moves,
Knight Promotion wins. (Queen falls to Knight Fork).
Shirov vs Z Almasi, 1996
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 1-0
Too many Bishops on the Board!
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2008
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 255 moves, 0-1
de Firmian vs K G Shirazi, 1986
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1
Another Game, where Check is followed by Checkmate!
Jaenisch vs Shumov, 1850
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1
S S Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1905
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1
Black's King is Checkmated on the White King Square!
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1984
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0
A Mental Hospital outplays Cambridge University
Cambridge vs Bedlam Asylum, 1883
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 25 moves, 0-1
Resigned, but should have won!
Carlos Torre vs F E Parker, 1924
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 0-1
I love the final Position.
Caruana vs E Berg, 2008
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0
Black's Queen goes to Prison.
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0
Not sure about final Position.
Teichmann vs Marshall, 1905
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1
Mate with 1 Knight, 1 Bishop, but NO King-side Pieces
Yermolinsky vs E Tate, 2001
(A43) Old Benoni, 9 moves, 1-0
Fingerslip leads to Mate. Against the Opponent!
R Schwarz vs Labau, 1948
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0
Promotion to a Knight, with Mate.
R Runau vs Schmidt, 1972
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0
The original, Annotated Traxler Variation of the Two Knights.
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1
Knight Promotion = Checkmate!
A Sandrin vs P Le Cornu, 1949
(A16) English, 28 moves, 1-0
Queen Sac, followed by Mate by 2 Knights (helped by a Bishop)
D D van Geet vs Versnel, 1950
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 12 moves, 1-0
Noah's Ark Trap Backfires, leading to Mate
F M Teed vs E Delmar, 1896
(A80) Dutch, 8 moves, 1-0
Queen Sacrifice, followed by Double Check = Mate
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0
J Ost-Hansen vs Nunn, 1974
(C27) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 0-1
Long King Walk, supporting Queen to Mate Black.
Weenink vs L Gans, 1923
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0
Play Chess in a Dream? Accurate Score Recall is impressive!
NN vs Bronstein, 1961
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 19 moves, 0-1
Queen Sacrifice followed by a Pawn Mate
Alekhine vs Forrester, 1923
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0
The original Budapest Gambit
Adler vs Maroczy, 1896
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1
Four Minor Piece Sacrifices, followed by Pawn Mate.
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1
Zugswang features heavily. Annotated by Nimzovich
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1
J Hohmeister vs T Frank, 1993
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2
Two Queens, both hanging. Either can deliver Mate.
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0
Mate with a Knight Promotion. (You don't always need Queens).
H Reinle vs Lange, 1936
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0
Only Bishop Promotion works!
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1
April Fools Joke, in Style of Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Systemsson, 1927
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0
See-Saw Game with Mate Swindle at end.
Staunton vs Anderssen, 1851
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0
Frankenstein Dracula Variation
Gilbert vs Vaysleder, 1964
(C27) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 0-1
Bloodthirsty Game on Both Sides. Frankenstein Dracula indeed!
Kaidanov vs Bareev, 1987
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0
I used a lot of Fuel, to get Insights from Stockfish on this!
I Biniashvili vs V Vepkhvishvili, 1964
(C57) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1
Checkmate by King and, only ONE Knight.
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0
From Resign Position, Check is rebutted by Checkmate.
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1
How many Threats do you see in the last Move?
O Sundstrom vs David Holm, 1912
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0
Alleged to be a "Pure Mate".
Kiss vs G Barcza, 1934
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 14 moves, 0-1
Copycat until Mate in Four, administered by Capablanca
Capablanca vs NN, 1918
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0
Interesting Knight Formations.
H K E Clemenz vs F Eisenschmidt, 1862
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0
Damiano: Good Kibitzing.
L Holmberg vs O Hongset, 1962
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0
To 0-0+ is good // to interpose w/Discovered Check is better
NN vs M Bier, 1903
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1
Corner Knight Mate
S Sokolov vs I Semenov, 1987
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 1-0
Alekhine shows how Black can counter Winawer Fingerslip
A Speijer vs Alekhine, 1910
(C15) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1
Black promotes to Bishop, same color as his other one.
Potkin vs F Vallejo Pons, 2011
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2
Again, two Bishops same colored squares. This time, kept!
Ponomariov vs D Baramidze, 2014
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2
Rare example of Fisher winning the Ruy with the Black Pieces.
W G Addison vs Fischer, 1963
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1