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Bishps Gambits Mix Arranged by Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Ten games near the top of the list from e4 resigns inspired this collection. Thank you e4 resigns and ToTheDeath!

Here's a miniature e4 resigns played: 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 d6? 5. Qd5! (resigns)

Urusov gambit links:

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Note: It's mostly 3.d4 gambits but there are some 3.d3 games included here. Some start as Vienna, Scotch, Italian Games, etc. w/transposition possibilities.

Uncommon Opening/Modern (A00) 1-0 Smothered Queen
J Cukierman vs NN, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Var (C23) 1-0 Rush of checks
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Var (C23) 1-0 Q trap on edge
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Var (C23) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy w/B aid
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: General (C23) 0-1 check+, it could be mate!
M Burkett vs D Fritzinger, 1969 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 The Original
D Ponziani vs NN, 1769 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 0-1 Assault f2 & f7!
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Tartakower's Stampede!
Tartakower vs Von Scheve, 1905 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Keep threatening #
Marshall vs B Forsberg, 1924 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Q trap
J Rohl vs Abd Al Sattar Albadri, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 Qs & Ns riddle
S Kurkin vs A Panko, 2003 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 71 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 No escape hatch
P Corbin vs A Mein, 2008 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

3... Nxd4 4. Qxd4 Nd6? 5. 0-0!
Prokes vs O Zander, 1925 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

3... Nxe4 4. dxe5 Nc5 5. Nf3
Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

3... Nxe4 4. dxe5 Ng5?!
H Szymaniak vs J Claus, 2005 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

3... c6!? 4. dxe5 Nxe4 5. Qe2!
Fedorov vs Mamedyarov, 2004 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

3...exd4 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. c3
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1939 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

3... exd4 4. Nf3 Nxe4 (with 8...Nc6?!)
Y Neishtadt vs NN, 1950 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

3... exd4 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qxd4 (Main Line)
H Faehndrich vs Steinitz, 1897 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

3... exd4 4. Nf3 Nxe4. 5. Qxd4 Nc5
Estrin vs Taimanov, 1949 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

3... exd4 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qxd4 (Main Line)
Schlechter vs Neustadtl/Tietz, 1901 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

3... exd4 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qxd4 (Main Line)
B Barnard vs M Steadman, 1997 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Powerful piece sacrifice leads to long term initiative
Schlechter vs Teichmann, 1904 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein on the ropes C24 1/2-1/2 28
J Mieses vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 0-1 Dadian SKEPTICS
Baron Krudner vs Prince Dadian, 1881 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24) 1-0 Fritz takes material
Dzindzichashvili vs Fritz, 1991 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Missed opportunity- 15.Bb5!? C24 0-1 43
R Sasata vs S Webb, 1997 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 67 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
S Boden vs Bird, 1869 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Urusov Gambit (C42) Turn the tables; hunter becomes the hunted
NN vs Zukertort, 1862 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0Stockfish
H P Schlemm vs S Wranay, 1872 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 R shot!
G Timoshchenko vs Karpov, 1967 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C23) 1-0Scholar's Mate variant
Michael Meyer vs D Newcomb, 1952 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C20)1-0 Q sac for a N+ fork wins a P
Staunton vs Cochrane, 1842 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C20) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C20) 1-0Strip P shield, trap B
Spielmann vs S Levitsky, 1912
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C20) 1-0 Early Scholar's # thwarted
E Schiller vs R Hungaski, 2004
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Variation (C20) 1-0 Pin the defender
Cochrane vs NN, 1822 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Stein Gambit (C23) 0-1 Balestra Mate
Weigel vs Ebert, 1936 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

Great game, similar to Paulsen vs Morphy 1857
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1869 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Castling mishap
H Johnsohn vs S Herland, 1907 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's O., Blanel G. (C27) 1-0 Can't defend 2 mating squares
Kutjanin vs Jakobjuk, 1940 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Germans say "Zwickmuhle" (literally, "double mill" or dilemma).
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 283 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
I A Horowitz vs NN, 1940 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Horwitz Gambit (C26) 0-1Reti Mate before Reti
J Schulten vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lewis Gambit (C23) 0-1 Deflection Sacrifice
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1841 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Lewis Gambit (C23) 1-0 taken to school
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1841 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening Pseudo Philidor (C23) 1-0 Pressure f7 into EG
D Liu vs E Supriyono, 2001
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Thorold Gambit (C23) 0-1 is likely 1-0 Stockfish
W C Spens vs De Vere, 1867 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1 The Qs fly out!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese CG (C23) 0-1 White Q attacks alone
Otto vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Cntrgambit (C23) 0-1 Kside crusher
Fisher vs Steinitz, 1872 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1 Greco Mate
Reichert vs E J Diemer, 1950 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 4 piece lightening
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Reversed Spanish (C26) 1-0Kick it in!
H Hallmann vs W Schneider, 1931 
(C26) Vienna, 13 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky G. (C27) 1-0Lowenthal notes
Morphy vs W Potier, 1858  
(C27) Vienna Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Really??
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1908 
(C27) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 Sac B, N & Q!!
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1871 
(C27) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Game 72 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Morphy vs T W Barnes, 1859 
(C27) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 1-0 + & fork
H Van Oostrum vs Rohner, 1981 
(C27) Vienna Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit (C42) 0-1 Discovery
J Robertson vs Blackburne, 1867 
(C27) Vienna Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Q Decoy Trap
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Vienna Hybrid / KGD (C28) 1-0 Greco's Mate next
E Egorov vs K Rjabzev, 2001 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 See blogger notes
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2005 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Ns & outside passers
Karjakin vs Bologan, 2004 
(C28) Vienna Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 22.0-0-0
H Ziska vs W Kobese, 2008
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 file opener, skewer
Hromadka vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937
(C28) Vienna Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 0-0-0
Gurgenidze vs Psakhis, 1981 
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 0-1 Scholar's Mate
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24) 0-1 Comprehend
Spielmann vs Alekhine, 1912 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0
N Tereshchenko vs Rotlewi, 1909 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Damiano Def (C40) 1-0 Semi-Smothered Mate robs the pinned Pawn
Ruth Baptista vs Dorcas Allotey, 2016 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 Short Short Tg O' War
Tg Zulkifli vs W Lai, 1992 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 Misnamed
F Malkawi vs K Phommasone, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit 4.Bxf7+ KxB (C42) 0-1
Y Gonzalez vs A Matoussi, 2012
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 Ask "What's the threat?"
J Dekker vs R Copier, 1996 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 5 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 White whips Black
L G L Copp vs R Kerr, 1944 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

A simple 7 ... Qf6 or Qe7 holds things together for Black
G Robinson vs C Davie, 1916 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 0-1 Correspondence
G Nickel vs R H Steinmeyer, 1963 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 21.? Stockfish notes!
W Adams vs A Simonson, 1940 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0, Bxf7+, Ng5+ Q trap
E Paehtz vs M Seps, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Entertaining all around
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0Blast the h-file open
Somacarana vs Cochrane, 1855 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

16 move mate: King goes for a walk in the Frankenstein-Dracula
E E Book vs A Hiidenheimo, 1925 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

The best Steinitz's sacrifice! Every type of unit involved!
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 20: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
J Mieses vs Chigorin, 1906 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0Smothered#
Alekhine vs Goluvsky, 1930 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.f4 Bronstein Gambit (C23) 1-0
C F van Tongerloo vs T de Veij, 1977 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening - Legall's start-up (C23) 1-0 37.? easy
A Tate vs L Colompar, 2013 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 0-1 Wild attacks
J Moeller vs Maroczy, 1907 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 N raid!
E Tholfsen vs Marshall, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit, Advance (C45) 1-0Starts out as C24 Urusov-Gambit
Carlos Torre vs H R Bigelow, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Urusov/Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 1-0 f-pawn thrust exposure
R Grabczewski vs Z Gabrys, 1961 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 0-1 Outnumbered
S C Willenberg vs W Kobese, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Gambit Transposes to Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1
B Adhiban vs A Volokitin, 2016
(C45) Scotch Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1/2-1/2 Blitz
Carlsen vs W So, 2019 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

3/Four Knights: Italian Var (C46) 1-0 Blitz; Pin & Spearhead #
H J Calladay vs J Liebling, 1924 
(C46) Three Knights, 15 moves, 1-0

Italian mini, 2Knights Def. Open Variation (C55) 1-0 Qd5 wins N
R Snyder vs Ellis, 1972 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Urusov/Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attk Long Var (C55) 1-0
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1910 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 0-1 Pile on
Spielmann vs Reti, 1913 
(C56) Two Knights, 30 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Nakhmanson Gambit (C56) 1-0So Good
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Berlin Def. Greco Gambit (C23) 1-0 Unique Mate!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Scholar's Mate plus 1+
Jesse Nikki February vs Vitumbiko Gondwe, 2016 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Finish w/sharp possibilities
T W Barnes vs Loewenthal, 1856 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 Q pin, N&B#
D Mueller vs S Pieper, 1988 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 10 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 Unsuspecting
Mohammed Shahudha vs Etedal Almeraj, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1
Keziah Narkwor George vs Suhailah Bekheet, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1907 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Rook Snatch Tactic!
J Mieses vs Reti, 1908 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Frankenstein-Dracula
Lipke vs Schlechter, 1894 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 0-1 examined by many
S Rosselli del Turco vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 64 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening, Pseudo Evans G (44) 1-0 I didn't see that #
Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 The B backed up
W Heidenfeld vs A Pytlakowski, 1951 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Q fork
Legree vs Lige, 1978
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 0-1 Arkhipov links
M A Kislov vs S N Arkhipov, 1981 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

B's Opening 3.Qh5 Parham Attk (C20) 0-1Timely scholastic opport
Chaiken vs E Schiller, 1970 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

variants / Bishop's Opening Gambit (000) 1-0 K gets flushed out
Steinitz vs NN, 1861  
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

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