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Prom Dates Play Chess All Knight at FTB's Place
Compiled by fredthebear
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They're pinnin' corsages, tappin' toes and pushin' pawns, passin' the time (or something like that).

* Connected pawns on the 7th (12 games):
Game Collection: Pretty Maids All in a Row

* Queening Combinations: Game Collection: Queening Combinations

* Sacrifices to generate passers (182 games): Game Collection: Passed Pawns

* Promotion Tactics: Game Collection: Promotion Tactics

* Three promotions: Game Collection: Promotion: Three

* FTB thought it was impossible - see Sally's Mar-05-19 and Mar-06-19 posts: Geoff Chandler

Anderssen Opening: General (A00) 1-0 Underpromotion
M De Freitas vs L Maragliano, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Hungrian Bg2, Bb2 v Classical Dutch (A00) 0-1Mutual penetration
D Tudhope vs N J Kalton, 1976 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Qxh2 vs. Bad Bishop
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Leningrad Bird Bg3 (A02) 0-1 White's promo won't remain on
Cockcroft vs H Juhe, 1968 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian vs Dragon (B25) 0-1 Sacs generate passer
Ljubojevic vs Anand, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 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

Volfgangs Romans Hazenfuss (1900-1944)
Bogoljubov vs W Hasenfuss, 1939 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attk: Classical Def. Big Center (A45) 1-0Pin, Passer
Nakamura vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Richter-Veresov vs Indian Def (A45) 1-0 Superb sac attack!!
K Richter vs G Rogmann, 1937 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attk vs Indian Def (A45) 0-1 Remove the Guard
G Leighton vs E Karklins, 1968 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Spearheads, Q sac
J Cukierman vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Budapest Defense (A51) 1-0 Connected passers
Alekhine vs Russian Chess Circle, 1931 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 38 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Alekhine Var (A52) 1-0 Historic photo
Spielmann vs Reti, 1919 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

(A93) Dutch Stonewall, Botvinnik Var, 30 moves, 1-0 Smothered #
Timman vs Short, 1990 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Variation. M.L. (B00) 0-1 Giveaways
J Boey vs Keres, 1962
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

David "Smerdon's Scandinavian" published by Everyman, 2015
J Ye vs R M D P de Almeida, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Lasker Var Bg4 (B01) 1-0 Bxh3 0-0 vs 0-0-0
Rossolimo vs Livingstone, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 80 in The Game of Chess by Harry Golombek.
Golombek vs Brown, 1949 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Defense (B03) 0-1 Phony Benoni explains finish
Richard Meisel vs Denker, 1972 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 A close call
Keres vs H Karner, 1973 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 73 in Think Like a Grandmaster by Alexander Kotov
B E Horberg vs Kotov, 1959 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 0-1 Qless MG w/action
M J R White vs G Buckley, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

Andy Martin christened the strange beast a'turbo-charged hippo'
P Baki vs V Ianov, 2005 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 1-0 from center to flank
I Nikolayev vs R Burnett, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Pawn fork
E Alekseev vs G Guseinov, 1998
(B07) Pirc, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (B12) 0-1 Passed Ps
L Andreassen vs T Soraas, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attack. Modern Def Carlsbad Line (B13) 1-0
Alekhine vs Vicente Rodriguez, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attack. Modern Def (B13) 1-0 Early passer
Gipslis vs H Schulze, 1995
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Bowdler Attk (B20) 0-1 Short, sweet K shuffle
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1851 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 235 in The Guinness Book of Chess GMs by William Hartston
Adams vs Huebner, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Closed (B29) 1-0 Discovered Attk
A Shiplay vs E Shipley, 1977 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Gem!
Lutikov vs O Chernikov, 1978 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

74 of 200 Modern Brilliancies (1984) by Kevin Wicker
Lutikov vs Ermenkov, 1976 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Classical (B58) 1-0Discovered Attk creates passer
P Romanovsky vs I Rabinovich, 1935 
(B58) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B77) 0-1 Q sac in the nick of
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1980 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 1-0 Wildfire!
Miles vs J Veerman, 1986 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 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 (B90) 1-0 Patented Kside assault, promo combo
Fischer vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 0-1 Bone in the throat
H Goldhamer vs Fischer, 1956 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

The Argentina Chain Saw Massacre -- A VERY BAD Bishop
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

First called "partie du pion roi d'un pas" by Philidor
London vs Paris, 1834 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Power Chess!
S Kristjansson vs Caruana, 2008 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 0-1

G38 in 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & DuMont
Larry Evans vs C Pilnick, 1946 
(C13) French, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Teichmann Var (C13) 0-1 Fire
Panov vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def. Winawer. Advance Moscow Var (C17) 1-0 Q sac awaits
Bogoljubov vs W Fry, 1950 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Bishop's Opening: General (C23) 0-1 Connected passers
Sheldon vs Philidor, 1790 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0 Stunning K hunt
Blackburne vs NN, 1894 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Paulsen Def (C25) 1-0 Have my Q
G Fridrich vs R Braune, 1871 
(C25) Vienna, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 promotion back ranker
A Pink vs NN, 1911 
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var (C26) 1-0Refreshing Evans Gambit style
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 1-0 Sitting Q sac to promote
Smyslov vs Guimard, 1962 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Pierce Gambit (C28) 0-1 Exciting!
Milner-Barry vs C H Alexander, 1932 
(C28) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Promo #!
H Heyermans vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 White has better pawns
Hebden vs B Andersson, 1986
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Zwishenzug promo threat
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Q sac frees supported passer
Saemisch vs Pachman, 1943 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 passed e-pawn
Swiderski vs L Forgacs, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 Lovely combo
L Forgacs vs Swiderski, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 A king cannot do two jobs
Paulsen vs NN, 1859 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Pawn Promo is Clearance Sacrifice to #!?! It's Morphy, AGAIN!
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var C53) 1-0 f6?, g5? disaster
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Open Variation (C55) 1-0 14.?
Sokolsky vs Navrodsky, 1944 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56) 0-1 Promotion
C H Alexander vs Euwe, 1949 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

a P capture for promotion w/double check is not the best move!!
A W Gentil vs T M Ault, 1876 
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1-0Slight of hand!
M Oleksienko vs N Grandelius, 2009 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wormald Attk (C77) 1-0 Schiller notes
B Beffie vs W A T Schelfhout, 1915  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Motzko Attack II (C82) 1-0 Spearheads rule
Breyer vs Chodera, 1911 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Original Marshall Attk (C89) 1-0Full steam ahead!
Tal vs W Witkowski, 1959 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Def (C96) 0-1 Kside rampage w/underpromo
V Kuznetsov vs G Gajewski, 2007 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 Surprise central breakthru
K Richter vs Baratz, 1931 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

London System vs 5...c5 Indian (A48) 0-1 White doesn't 0-0
Kotov vs Petrosian, 1952 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Colle-Zukertort Bb2 (D04) 1-0 Immediate exchanges for easy EG
Capablanca vs J Bernstein, 1913 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Colle System Bb2 vs Bb7 copycat (D05) 1-0 Triple on the 7th
Guido Bonanno vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1912 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense (D07) 0-1 miniature
A Hrdy vs H Haberditz, 1951 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 Blitz passer
Karpov vs Tkachiev, 2008
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

QGA: Normal. Traditional System (D45) 1-0Sacs to advance passer
Steinitz vs Gunsberg, 1890 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

QGA. Classical Def. Rubinstein Var (D27) 0-1 Two connected Ps
M Kursova vs I Krush, 2004
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 29 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Noteboom Var (D31) 1-0 Threaten mate & promotion
V Kahn vs C Y C Dawbarn, 1925
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Prague Variation. M.L. (D34) 0-1Interference!
H Machelett vs R Slobodjan, 2007
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37) 1-0 ticklish zwischenzug
Kramnik vs Yusupov, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Def (D46) 1-0 Give to get
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 59 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Exchange with 6.e4 (D72) 1-0 IQP advances
Mamedyarov vs D Vocaturo, 2013 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 Gem!
S Markeluk vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1991 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 Plan, execute
Piket vs Morozevich, 1996 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

QID. Kasparov Var (E12) 1-0Protection, Pin, Promo pose problems
Balashov vs Romanishin, 1978 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch Variation (E20) 1-0 28.?
R Beyen vs Filip, 1971 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack. Normal Attack (E77) 0-1 Prevention
I Biriukov vs V Poletov, 2004 
(E77) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Loose Rs underfire
Karpov vs I Plotnikov, 1997 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 The situation got hairy
Saidy vs K Commons, 1974 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 Promotion and # looms
L Christiansen vs T Magar, 1990
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

variants / no Qside R or N (000) 1-0 Pawn surge
Morphy vs Maurian, 1854 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0Both Ks in danger
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Morphy Attack (C78) 0-1 Both promote Qs
P Journoud vs de Riviere, 1859 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 66 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Peculiar R sacrifice for the passer
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 0-1 Good grief
K Lepge vs Paulsen, 1863 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 0-1

French Def. 3.Bd3 Schlechter Var (C00) 1-0 two passers too much
Kolisch vs H Czarnowski, 1867 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Double sacs for promotion
C Golmayo vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Who's passer?
Loyd vs C Golmayo, 1867
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 P storm w/R battery
Anderssen vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 64 in The Fireside Book of Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
Tarrasch vs Meisler, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

P2 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Center attack vs Wing attack
Pillsbury vs D G Baird, 1893 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Classical Var (B73) 1-0 Promotion race
Albin vs Pillsbury, 1893 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 61 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Classical Def Main Line (C83) 1-0 Stockfish
Pillsbury vs W Pollock, 1895 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 56 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Yes, 20.Nb4! is a star move!
Schlechter vs Janowski, 1896 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 68 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Which runaway pawns gets caught?
Charousek vs Showalter, 1896 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange (C11) 1-0 Connected Ps
Blackburne vs Schiffers, 1896  
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Charousek vs Lasker, 1896 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 1-0 link to video analysis
Alapin vs Schiffers, 1898 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 44 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: General (A80) 0-1 Line obstruction protects passer
H W Trenchard vs Schiffers, 1898
(A80) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
W Cohn vs Von Popiel, 1900 
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

13 year-old Capa teaches the endgame from Colle Zukertort
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0Moberly, MO
Lasker vs E Friederich Schrader, 1902 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 0-1

Odd Stonewall Attk (D02) 1-0 White K survives walk to protect P
L R Eisenberg vs J Mieses, 1902 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attack (C39) 0-1 Underpromotion
Teichmann vs G Marco, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Underpromotion N+
Schlechter vs H Wolf, 1904 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

Lasker's Chess Magazine, volume 6, May-October 1907, p. 259-260
H Daly vs F Young, 1907 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 1-0 EG lesson, trapped N
Rubinstein vs J Goldfarb, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 R+ Deflection sac allows promo
R Raubitschek vs Lee Milling Hopper, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kramnik Variation c4, e4 (B40) 0-1 Promo race
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B40) Sicilian, 52 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Bg2, Nge2, Be3, g4 vs Dragon (B25) 1-0 Passer
Blackburne vs J E Parry, 1911 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Bs Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attack (C26) 1-0Promo next
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: 4 Knights. Exchange (000) 0-1 Fire on the f-file
Vigdorchik vs Alekhine, 1914 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

QGA: Showalter Var (D24) 0-1 N sac for 2 pawns is effective!
Showalter vs Janowski, 1916 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 1-0 Cornered Q tomb ahead
A Selezniev vs Von Bardeleben, 1920 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Chess Life (March 2000) Koltanowski on cover; Deflection Sac
Koltanowski vs Colle, 1923 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

QID: General (E12) 1-0 High praise from Alekhine
Vidmar vs Yates, 1925 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 31.?
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern (A81) 1-0 Tremendous Dbl R Sacrifices
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Closed Wolf Var (C66) 1-0 Q+ escape
Yates vs J W te Kolste, 1925 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1 Connected Ps
Saemisch vs Reti, 1928 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 69 moves, 1-0

Underpromotion to Rook prevents Stalemate
K Ruben vs Sultan Khan, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 74 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Richter Var Both 0-0-0 (D01) 0-1 Passer
K Richter vs Stoltz, 1931 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Def. Henneberger Var (D63) 0-1
L Engels vs Bogoljubov, 1933
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

QGD. Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0 Alekhine's K surges forth
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 26 in The Art of Sacrifice in Chess by Rudolf Spielmann
Spielmann vs C L C Dekker, 1934 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 59 in Reshevsky's Best Games of Chess by Samuel Reshevsky
Reshevsky vs G N Treysman, 1938 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky (A97) 1-0Weird, Wonderful
Santasiere vs J Fliegel, 1938 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 42 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0Connected Passers
G Pfeiffer vs H Kranki, 1941 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights (A28) 0-1 R ending promo race
Keres vs K Richter, 1942  
(A28) English, 59 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 0-1 Strangle the Queen!!
Lisitsin vs Smyslov, 1944 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt (C45) 1-0 Might as well try a Reti Swindle
O Ulvestad vs James Cross, 1946 
(C45) Scotch Game, 54 moves, 1-0

QID. Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 Clear the way
Szabo vs Denker, 1946 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 39 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 1-0 A piece for the passer
Reshevsky vs Tartakower, 1950 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 65 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Boleslavsky Var (B59) 0-1 Give a Q to get a Q
Lavrinenko vs Tal, 1950 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 38 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1/2-1/2 As played by Pirc
Pilnik vs Pirc, 1950 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Old Sicilian. Open/Maroczy Bind (B32) 1-0 Q sac for promotion
Aronin vs Bronstein, 1951 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Dbl Fianchetto Bb2, Bg2 (A04) 1/2-1/2 Underpromotion N goes ape
Antoshin vs Simagin, 1952 
(A04) Reti Opening, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian McDonnel Attk (B21)0-1 31.... a5! and Black is winning
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1952 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 46 moves, 0-1

KID. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Pins & Passer
Stoltz vs Kotov, 1952 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 42 moves, 0-1

86.g8=R to prevent stalemate
Sajtar vs Benko, 1954 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 86 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik System. Lilienthal Var (D44) 0-1 SPICY
Stahlberg vs Bronstein, 1955 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1 No promo
F Cheremisin vs Estrin, 1956 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Bg2 vs Bg7, dxe4 (A07) Qside play; exchange sac for promo
Feuerstein vs M Pavey, 1956
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Boleslavsky. Louma Variation (B58) 0-1 Queenmate
L Rudenko vs O Rubtsova, 1956 
(B58) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack: Symmetrical Def (A05) 0-1 Raking Bishops!
Feuerstein vs Mednis, 1956 
(A05) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Staunton-Cochrane Var(B20) 0-1Raking Bishops plus
A Beni vs Tal, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

C18 0-1 35 Removal of the Defender
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1958 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 0-1

KID. Smyslov Var (E61) 0-1 Exchange sac, central occupation
B Wexler vs Fischer, 1959 
(E61) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack e5 vs Ba6 French (C00) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
Larsen vs B Andersen, 1960 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 Raiding party Q sac
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1961 
(E61) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Quiet System Czech (B08) 0-1 Allows promo
A Korelov vs Kotov, 1962 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Veresov Atack. Veresov Var (D01) 1/2-Sitting R sacs to promote
Tal vs B Soderborg, 1962 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69) 0-1 2 promotions
E German vs Bisguier, 1962 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 67 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening Octopus (A02) 0-1 Exhibition fisticuffs
Larsen vs Fischer, 1962 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Double underpromotion
S Schweber vs B Wexler, 1964 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 47 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Lasker's NY System (A07) Qs & Ps ending, outside passer
J Flesch vs N Spiridonov, 1964 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 P sacs, B sac, Passer
Petrosian vs Ivkov, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 Outside passer
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1965 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 93 moves, 1-0

"Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Moves" by Bruce Pandolfini
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KID Fianchetto. Classical Main Line (E69) 0-1 Promotion Mate
J Sherwin vs Fischer, 1966 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 100 moves, 0-1

NID: Saemisch. Capablanca Var (E29) 0-1 Bad B vs Good N
I Aloni vs A Matanovic, 1966 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 48 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Battery
J Pinto Paiva vs E Asfora, 1966
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 42 in 'Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection' by Paul Keres
Keres vs L Schmid, 1968 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 52 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1/2-1/2 Strange finish
Lutikov vs Kholmov, 1969 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

P.94 in Yasser Seirawan's book Winning Chess Tactics
Spassky vs Larsen, 1969 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 67 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 Krasnov needs kibitz
S Krasnov vs Kholmov, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A14) 0-1 Q sac
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1970 
(A14) English, 36 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Normal Var (A55) 1-0 Heated finish!
Gulko vs K Grigorian, 1971 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Def. Bg7 vs Bc4 center pawn duo (B06) 0-1 Qs & Ps ending
Huebner vs Mecking, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 82 moves, 0-1

even a queening with check can't stop Keres
Keres vs D Byrne, 1972 
(D94) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 128 in Chess Informant Best Games 101-200
Sax vs Larsen, 1972 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Promo race but White has extra Pawns
H Karner vs H Westerinen, 1973
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Meitner Variation (C45) 0-1 USSR Championship
Sveshnikov vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(C45) Scotch Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 Maniac chess by Basman
M Basman vs A J Whiteley, 1973 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Variation (B15) · 1-0
Tal vs Bronstein, 1974 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Tal gives queen for two connectors on sixth+mating att.
Tal vs J M Ripley, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 33 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Chigorin, Browne Attk (C42) 1-0!
Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 1-0 OCB requires K's help
Suttles vs Benko, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 194 in Chess Informant Best Games 101-200
Gufeld vs Smyslov, 1975 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: UnClosed Variation (B23) 1-0 Dovetail #
K Commons vs Benko, 1975
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Which passer makes it?
Tukmanski vs Rajzman, 1976 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Botvinnik System Reversed (A36) 1-0 51.?
Korchnoi vs P Bakker, 1976 
(A36) English, 52 moves, 1-0

KGA. Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Fun game by conquering Q
Schussler vs H Akvist, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 87 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Clear the path!
Kholmov vs B Malich, 1978
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 45 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed 4.c3 Qe7 (C53) 0-1Which passer?
M Govbinder vs Smyslov, 1979
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

London System vs KID Yugoslav (A48) 0-1 Who's better w/out Qs?
Polugaevsky vs Gufeld, 1979 
(A48) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Rubinstein Var (C10) 0-1 Outside passer
M Sibarevic vs Marjanovic, 1979
(C10) French, 68 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Creative passer
Quinteros vs Larsen, 1981 
(A06) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Panov Var (B76) 1-0 Qless MG
Karpov vs Miles, 1982 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def 2...b5!? (B02) 1-0 Odd but entertaining
B Ivanovic vs V Kovacevic, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening transposes to KIA (A00) 1-0 N sac for passer
Dzindzichashvili vs Ljubojevic, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Colle System 5.dxc5 (D04) 1-0 Qside play for passed c-pawn
V Kovacevic vs B Abramovic, 1986
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

KIA Dbl Fio vs C-K (A07) 1-0 Overworked P, promotion battle
J Trapl vs P Haba, 1986
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Variation (E12) 1-0 39.?
A Lein vs Joel Benjamin, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Main Line (C02) 0-1 33...?
J Klinger vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 1986 
(C02) French, Advance, 37 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Romanishin Var (A11) 1-0 26.?
Korchnoi vs J M Bellon Lopez, 1986 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 36 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Defense (D38) 1-0 Light square strategy
V Eingorn vs Kupreichik, 1987 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 83 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Modern Variation (A56) 1-0 U20
Shirov vs Smirin, 1987 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 72 moves, 1-0

Sodium Attack Na3, e4-e5 (A00) 1-0 Closed game of shifting
G Minchev vs O Santana, 1987 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 76 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 1-0 N on 7th; Passer
D Sermek vs N Fercec, 1989
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical. Stonewall Var (A94) 1-0 Q vs R ending
Salov vs Short, 1989 
(A94) Dutch, Stonewall with Ba3, 98 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer 7...QxQd1 (B01) 0-1 Passers
Chandler vs Adams, 1989 
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Milner-Barry Var (E33) 1-0 N&Ps ending; P sac
Miles vs Joel Benjamin, 1989 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Nf6, Bg7 vs classic center P duo (A48) 0-1EG video
M Ondrejat vs V Vepkhvishvili, 1989 
(A48) King's Indian, 83 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 Not Gary White game
O Sarapu vs I Ilic, 1990
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Modern Def 4...Qh4 5.Nc3 (C45) 1-0 Bxf7+
Smagin vs D Sermek, 1991 
(C45) Scotch Game, 33 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Botvinnik System (A36) 1-0Speed promotion
G Minchev vs K Kolev, 1991 
(A36) English, 37 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Larsen Defense (E62) 1-0 Qside breakthrough
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Paunovic, 1991
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 1-0

KGD. Miles Defense (C30) 1-0 Which pawn will be stopped?
J Gallagher vs A H Wohl, 1992 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Threat of mate gains time on P
Ashley vs P Moulin, 1992
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1/2-1/2 OCB promotions
Wahls vs Ftacnik, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Immortal Sacrifice Exchange Game. 6 sacs 4 exchs
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech (B08) 0-1 Beim Blast!!
M Thinius vs Beim, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 0-1 Q sac for promotion
Ulf Andersson vs Rozentalis, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 Windmill just in time
K Volke vs M Schaefer, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Yugoslav 7…Bxf1, Nge2 (A59) 0-1 U20
Y Shulman vs G Vescovi, 1995
(A59) Benko Gambit, 68 moves, 0-1

Three pawns on the 7th rank isn't the half of it.
D Birnbaum vs E Relange, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Mutual promotions
A Zapata vs Van Wely, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0slippin' past on a-file
Kasparov vs A Georgiadis, 1996 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Hippo: Chepukaitis' classics; the black Q is all but immune
S Yuferov vs G Chepukaitis, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Connected Passers
S Maduro vs C Hill, 1996 
(C57) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57)1-0 P race
Judit Polgar vs Short, 1996 
(B57) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense (A41) 0-1 Promotion tussle won by free king
S Volkov vs Kharlov, 1997 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin (B57) 1-0Sacs & EG!
Ashley vs Waitzkin, 1997 
(B57) Sicilian, 76 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Underpromo w/notes
Ashley vs M Bezold, 1997 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 74 moves, 0-1

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Which passer prevails?
Short vs Akopian, 1997 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 47 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 Discovered+
Steffen Pedersen vs M Lyell, 1997 
(A81) Dutch, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 25...?
Z Almasi vs Khalifman, 1997 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 0-1

KIA w/b3, Bb2 vs Reversed Torre Attack (A07) 1-0 Promotion
Karpov vs Anand, 1998 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk 3.BxNf6 exBf6 (A45) 1-0Black missed draw, & win
Adams vs R Hurn, 1998 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Petrov's, Cochrane G
A Nguyen vs Miroshnichenko, 1999 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 59 moves, 1-0

Game 23 in How to Crush Your Chess Opponents by Simon Williams
S Williams vs Zhao Zong-Yuan, 1999
(A03) Bird's Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 46 in Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces by Igor Stohl
Kasparov vs The World, 1999 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Grünfeld Reversed (A49) 0-1Connected passers
Aronian vs Chandler, 1999 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 48 moves, 0-1

KIA Dbl Fio vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 impressive
Leko vs Fritz, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 Pin & Promo
Yusupov vs Dautov, 2000 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Examine ALL checks!
Kasparov vs Timman, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sac (C44) 1-0 Splatter!
G Arraga vs C Marsico, 2000 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1 rubbin is racin
A Volokitin vs Sakaev, 2001 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack 3.BxNf6 exB (A45) 0-1 White is restricted
B Thorfinnsson vs Chandler, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. K's Bishop Var (C68) 1-0 Promo resign
J Shaw vs D Howell, 2001
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 5.Bg2 Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Zugzwang P ending
S Fillion vs H Masse, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 65 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def Early QxQd1 (B01) 1-0 Connected Ps
Baklan vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Qs take a fall
Ni Hua vs Nakamura, 2001 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 46 moves, 1-0

Computer Chess Silicon Giveaway in the Endgame
Deep Junior vs Deep Fritz, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 109 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 1-0 Promotion contest
Hebden vs S Knott, 2001 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk: Classical Def. 4.BxNf6 QxB Nimzowitsch Var (A46)1-0
E Moradiabadi vs R Antonio, 2001
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Starting Out: Closed Sicilian - Richard Palliser
Short vs G Rechlis, 2001
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 71 moves, 1-0

K's English. e5-d6-g5 (A21) 0-1 R deflection sac promotes
H Terrie vs E Tate, 2001 
(A21) English, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 39.?
R Mamedov vs D Shengelia, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

French Defense 2.c4 d5 (C00) 1-0 OCB Promotions
J Horvath vs Hoang Thanh Trang, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Czech Def./French-like (B07) 1-0 A fun tussle
D Ariel vs L Altounian, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 1-0 Pawns march, piece sac
Leko vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General 5.QxQd8+ KxQ (B07) 1-0 Up the exchange
Adams vs Azmaiparashvili, 2003
(B07) Pirc, 55 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Q sac, connected passers
Anand vs Radjabov, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Promote then defend
R Hess vs Fedorowicz, 2003 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 39 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Modern Var (B17) 1-0 psychological jolt
G Quparadze vs V Bachin, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 64 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein. Fort Knox (C10)1-0 R sac for promo
K Spraggett vs R Hamilton, 2004
(C10) French, 53 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Potter 4...Bc5 5.Nb3 (C45) 1-0 Blindfold Beauty
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 48 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0 Break through
D Harika vs Z Rahman, 2004 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

French Def. Bb7 vs 2.Qe2 Chigorin Var (C00) 1-0 avoid Stalemate
L Day vs R Panjwani, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk Perenyi Gambit (B81) 0-1 Daisy
Carlsen vs S Bromberger, 2004 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 44 moves, 0-1

Sic Bc4 Grand Prix Attack. Schofman Var (B23) 0-1 Fab passer
V Flaming vs Belikov, 2005
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Berlin Def 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C24) 0-1 Pawn storms
A Kogan vs I Krush, 2005 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 P on 6th
Naiditsch vs Leko, 2005 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop'$ Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1Jan van Reek notes
G Timmerman vs M Umansky, 2005  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Normal (C69) 1-0 White wins the race
D Amini vs M Notha, 2005
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 63 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Brave Knight
B Avrukh vs Mikhalchishin, 2005 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Boleslavsky. General (B58) 1-0 Connected passers
Ivanchuk vs N Delgado Ramirez, 2005 
(B58) Sicilian, 72 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Modern ML (B17) 1-0 racing wing Ps
Kramnik vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Impressive
Anand vs V Milov, 2005 
(C10) French, 50 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Nd8 interference insures promo
Korchnoi vs H Wirthensohn, 2006 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 (B10) 0-1 Central P roller, overworked R
R Felgaer vs M Annaberdiev, 2006
(B10) Caro-Kann, 52 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 0-1 King hunt
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2006 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 0-1

1.Nf3 Lisitsyn Gambit Deferred (A04) 1-0 Better ending
N Tavoularis vs D Foord, 2006
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 0-1Blitz blunder
Carlsen vs M Gagunashvili, 2006 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 65 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Karpov Gambit (C80) 1-0 Sacs, Pawn Roller!
G Swathi vs L Robichaud, 2006 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 0-1Decisive pin
Smirin vs Radjabov, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E28) 1-0 "Smokin' Hot"
K Smokina vs Pokorna, 2007 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Carlsen's 40 ... Qg6xRg1+! destroys defender of d1-promotion sq
Onischuk vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Wild Qs!
A Shomoev vs R Mamedov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. English Attk (B80) 1-0 Qs & Ps race
M Leon Hoyos vs L Bruzon Batista, 2007 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 47 moves, 1-0

NID: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Terrific Tussle!
Kiril D Georgiev vs Grischuk, 2007 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Maroczy Bind (A04) 1-0 Two Hogs and passers
Krasenkow vs K Lie, 2007 
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 1-0 Juniors
Wang Hao vs W So, 2007 
(A04) Reti Opening, 68 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0Tied to defense
S Siebrecht vs L D'Costa, 2008
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 98 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto Var (A58) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
Van Wely vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 Q sac promo
Judit Polgar vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 44 moves, 0-1

Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Var (D02) 1-0 Pins and passers
M Sharbaf vs E Momeni, 2008
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81)1-0 Promotion+ is deflection sac
Wang Yue vs Radjabov, 2008 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 62 moves, 1-0

Nyback plays one fine zwischenzug after another versus Carlsen
T Nyback vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish, l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C87) 1-0Amazing ending!!
Jakovenko vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Quiet Variation. Pin Def (D12) 0-1 notes by Stockfish
I Cheparinov vs Aronian, 2008 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 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

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Promotion
T Kosintseva vs Y Xu, 2008 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. Russian. Byrne (Simagin) Var (D97) 1-0 Weak squa
Carlsen vs L Dominguez, 2009 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 43 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Pins & Promotion
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Double Q sacs
R van Kampen vs Timman, 2009 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense tranposes to French Advance (B20) 0-1 26...?
McShane vs I Efimov, 2009 
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

English Opening: King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Stockfish
Ivanchuk vs Gelfand, 2009 
(A20) English, 98 moves, 1-0

56...d1=N+ (9 pieces, no pawns)
S L Sergienko vs G Vescovi, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 64 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Doubled Ps win!?!
Topalov vs Gelfand, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Trust your intuition. Tal would have approved!
Wang Hao vs Ding Liren, 2010 
(C11) French, 54 moves, 0-1

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 A battle of passed pawns
Carlsen vs Wang Yue, 2010 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

KIA e5 strong point vs French Ne8 (A07) 1-0 K stripped bare
Harikrishna vs Naiditsch, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 N ending w/foresight
A Zhigalko vs Motylev, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 61 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech Variation. Krause Attk (D17) 0-1 Wild, indeed!
Ding Liren vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2010 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Promotion tactics!
S J Solomon vs R Hart, 2010 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 girls
D E Cori Tello vs A Muzychuk, 2010 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 33.?
F Steil-Antoni vs S Johnsen, 2010 
(C28) Vienna Game, 35 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Panno (E84) 1-0 Strangely
Morozevich vs Illescas Cordoba, 2011 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 0-1 Which passer survives?
R Bates vs R Edouard, 2011
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 90 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Brinckmann Attack (D82) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Aronian vs Svidler, 2011 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 54 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Smoked
Kramnik vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

Rat Def (A41)Sailing along then a drunken finish after d6 falls
Jakovenko vs V Onischuk, 2012
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Sic Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze (B36) 1/2 blitz
Grischuk vs Topalov, 2012 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Exchang sac
Nakamura vs A Giri, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Build a bridge
Lenderman vs S Berndt, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Veresov Variation (D01) · 1-0
A Lutovinov vs A Lauda, 2012
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Variation Keres Var (A23) 0-1
Nakamura vs Wang Hao, 2012 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: d5, Bg4 Defense (A06) 1-0 Dbl Exch Sacs
Kamsky vs E Romanov, 2012 
(A06) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 4.Nf3 e5 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0
V Valenta vs R Mbedza, 2012
(B01) Scandinavian, 58 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 0-1 Remove the Guard
M Neubauer vs V Rasulov, 2012
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Wall J. Rogers Line (C67) 1-0 Underpromoti
Movsesian vs Leko, 2012 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 36 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

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43) · 0-1
T Dornbusch vs E Moser, 2013 
(A43) Old Benoni, 53 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 35.? Bishops ending
Timman vs A Ipatov, 2013 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Protect the passer
A Ramirez Alvarez vs V Laznicka, 2013
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening vs d5, Bg4 (A06) 1-0 Passer, Remove the Guard
J L Hammer vs I Yagupov, 2013 
(A06) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Nc3 (C42) 1-0 Qs excha
Short vs P Morten, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 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

Gruenfeld Def (A48) 1-0 Black afflicted by forking capture Q+
D Naroditsky vs K W Troff, 2014
(A48) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

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

P-Q4 vs Indian Def, Bg5 vs Bg7 (A40) 1-0 World Blitz
E Moradiabadi vs V Malakhov, 2014
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 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

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

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

QGD. Queen's Knight Variation (D31) · 1-0
V Babula vs A Giri, 2015 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 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

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 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

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 Underpromotion
Lin Chen vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 1-0 Up the exchange
Ponomariov vs J Borisek, 2015
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Lean Var. CO Countr Accepted (B00) 0-1 Q vs RR
V Onischuk vs I Schneider, 2015
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 99 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

KID. Fianchetto. Simagin Var (E62) 1-0 Duel to promotion
B Bok vs Miroslav Markovic, 2016 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 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

Game 16 inMost Stunning Vs of 2016 by Naiditsch, Balogh, & Maze
Carlsen vs N Grandelius, 2016 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 38 moves, 1-0

QGD: Austrian Def (D06) 1-0 Doubled Outside Passers
M Mchedlishvili vs K Shanava, 2017
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 73 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attk: General (A45) 1/2-1/2 Blitz sac for perpetual
Carlsen vs W So, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 (C02) 0-1 Just take it
M Gluhovsky vs Ganguly, 2017
(C02) French, Advance, 53 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon /Bind (B27) 1-0 Juniors
C Schoppen vs Stephen Rome Pangilinan, 2017
(B27) Sicilian, 33 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

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 R traps N
R Hovhannisyan vs T L Petrosian, 2017
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 create a passer
Sutovsky vs D Sadzikowski, 2017 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit Na3 (A09) 1-0 related video
B Gledura vs R Vaishali, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 60 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Mutual promotion
Grischuk vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 47 moves, 0-1

Sicilian UnClosed 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B23) 1-0 W sacrifices 4 pieces
A Neiksans vs D Paiva, 2018 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance Vari (C45) 1-0 Control the promo square
Lagno vs M Swayams, 2018 
(C45) Scotch Game, 99 moves, 1-0

London System w/Colle e4 push (D02) 1-0 Qside P majority
W So vs Caruana, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 67 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0Exchange sac, outpost
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018 
(A15) English, 51 moves, 1-0

Rook Trio: Underpromotion prevents Q sac for Stalemate
D Dordzhieva vs Kosteniuk, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 117 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attk (E97) 0-1 Sir Gawain & the Black N
J Werle vs G Jones, 2019 
(E97) King's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: General (A45) 1-0 White Queens rule
S Williams vs Shane Melaugh, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD: Vienna Variation (D39) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
V Keymer vs G Meier, 2019 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 81 moves, 1-0

1.Nf3 d5 English (A06) 1-0 Bishops playground
Nakamura vs Topalov, 2019 
(A06) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Spanish, l'Hermet Variation Berlin Wall Def (C67) 1-0 Exch Sac!
Aronian vs Karjakin, 2019 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97) 1/2-1/2
Wei Yi vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2019 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Indian Defense (E60) 1/2-1/2 Promotion wins
F Hand vs J C Pigott, 2019 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 1-0 Blitz Q vs R ending
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(E61) King's Indian, 90 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange (D85) 0-1 Bishops hate passed R pawns
Nakamura vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2019 
(D85) Grunfeld, 93 moves, 0-1

White Dbl Fio vs QGD (A06) 1-0 White Q is a busy bee
G Oparin vs S Sevian, 2019 
(A06) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 1/2-1/2 Qside sorties
Yu Yangyi vs Vitiugov, 2019 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Advance 6.Be2 Paulsen Attk (C02) 0-1 N sac offer
L'Ami vs Shirov, 2019 
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 0-1

"Pillsbury's Chess Career" by P.W. Sergeant and W.H. Watts
Pillsbury vs H Wolf, 1902 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Zwischenzug+ for a won ending
Leonhardt vs Reti, 1920 
(B32) Sicilian, 65 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Prague Var (D33) 1-0 Outside passer dictates
Vidmar vs Spielmann, 1908 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 65 moves, 1-0

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

Colle Zuk / Odd Stonewall Dutch (D02) 0-1 Hellacious Black EG!!
Denker vs G Abrahams, 1946 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0Lots of threats
Tolush vs M Kamishov, 1938 
(C27) Vienna Game, 51 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Main Line (D67) 1-0 B sac clears passage
Capablanca vs Kan, 1935 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 52 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening Be2, Bb2 vs Bg4 (A02) 1-0 Promotion won't matter
Larsen vs G Fuster, 1958 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1943 
(C46) Three Knights, 40 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 K charge!
P Dubinin vs Petrosian, 1950 
(C18) French, Winawer, 46 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Panteldakis Countergambit. Symmetrical (C30) 1-0
Chigorin vs Teichmann, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

QGA: Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 Promotion next
Lasker vs J Mieses, 1890 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1 KEG annotates
Schlechter vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 56 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack (D37) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Janowski vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0Fantastic
Euwe vs Colle, 1926 
(A15) English, 65 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening 3.Qf3 (C23) 1-0 Simul swap down, close call
Koltanowski vs W McHenry, 1940
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B25) 1-0 Q vs 2 Rs
E W Marchand vs H Ohman, 1940
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0 More like Capa?
Walt Crede vs Harold C Heisey, 1942 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Worrall Attk Delayed 0-0 (C86) 1-0 Lesser one
Keres vs J Turn, 1943 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Przepiorka Variation (A49) 1-0 How many Qs?
G S Gudmundsson vs Prins, 1946 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 50 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 0-1 Pawns race
Sliwa vs E Zahorski, 1946 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 192 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1914 
(B20) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Rook roller
Simagin vs Chekhover, 1949
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 68 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Smyslov Def (D94) 0-1 Dynamic
Bisguier vs Smyslov, 1955 
(D94) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 0-1

Garry Kasparov's On My Great Predecessors volume 2 page 91.
Euwe vs Denker, 1946 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 52 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1932 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Rellstab Var (C41) 1-0Much different
Rellstab vs F Surmann, 1947 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Three Knights Var (D15) 0-1Swirl about central passer
Euwe vs K Treybal, 1922 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: General (A60) 0-1 Another Q sac, another pin drops
Udris vs Tal, 1953 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

NID: Spielmann Var (E22) 0-1 36...?
Tolush vs Keres, 1939 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Lasker Var (D18) 1-0 Expensive Black passers
Menchik vs Euwe, 1931 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 56 moves, 1-0

47...Rb1+! transitions to a won Queen & Pawn ending
Gipslis vs Tal, 1955 
(B30) Sicilian, 57 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 0-1 Q decoy sac
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 0-1 Harried K
Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 77 moves, 0-1

1.a3 Polish Double Fio vs KID (A00) 1-0 Dramatic P pushes
J Ban vs P Dely, 1956 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 51 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 0-1 R ending
P F Schmidt vs Keres, 1938
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 70 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Lolli Var (C44) 1-0 Passer settles famous game
Edinburgh vs London, 1824 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

QGD: Queen's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 Honza shows White improvement
Najdorf vs P F Johner, 1936 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 65 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System (B28) 1-0 Check your bags
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1921 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 75 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Veresov Variation (D01) 1/2-1/2
Tartakower vs Spielmann, 1923
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Veresov Atack. Veresov Variation (D01) 1/2-1/2
Tartakower vs A Pokorny, 1923
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's Gambit: Accepted. Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Passed Pawn
Robert E Byrne vs Berliner, 1946 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 53 moves, 1-0

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

P Tregubov vs Judit Polgar, 2005 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs Svidler, 2009
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs R Kashtanov, 2010
(B30) Sicilian, 47 moves, 1-0

Hebden vs K Jagerflod, 1984
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 68 moves, 1-0

J Kraai vs R Ris, 2011
(A13) English, 35 moves, 1-0

Lazarov vs Goldstein, 1962 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Mamedyarov vs S Zhigalko, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Olivia Smith vs M Mareckova, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Bisguier vs Dlugy, 1989
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Stockfish
Tartakower vs S Takacs, 1926
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 52 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 Copycat after 15 moves
Tartakower vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening w/SW Attk: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 1-0 2ndPrize
Janowski vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

London System: Poisoned Pawn Var (D02) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Vidmar vs Reti, 1918
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 67 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 Not very quiet break through!
Caruana vs A Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

A Reprintsev vs E Schiller, 2004
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Movsesian vs S Volkov, 2004
(C02) French, Advance, 75 moves, 1-0

I Koenig vs J Mieses, 1939 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

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

M Susnik vs M Drobne, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Korotylev vs Mamedyarov, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Maroczy vs Euwe, 1923 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Bezgodov vs M Jounousov, 1994 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 1-0

R Runau vs Schmidt, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Early deviations (B75) 1-0 B, Q sac
A Beni vs I Anagnostou, 1954 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 P charges
W Von Holzhausen vs Kmoch, 1928
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14)1-0 B outpost
Jobava vs Short, 2017 
(A14) English, 47 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 Back rank pins to promote
Hebden vs C Hanley, 2002
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Colle System 5.c3 c4 (D05) 1-0 Clear the Qside for a passer
Koltanowski vs NN, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Canal Attk. Haag Gambit (B51) 1-0Mutual Exch Sacs
Miroslav Markovic vs A Kovacevic, 1998
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 70 moves, 1-0

Captain Evans vs G Perigal, 1843 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs N Grigoriev, 1927 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Feuerstein vs E W Marchand, 1954 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

D Howell vs Gelfand, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 63 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs E Cohn, 1907 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

J Rowson vs D Tan, 2002 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 53...?
R P Michell vs Tartakower, 1925 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Anand, 1999 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 61 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker
Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. M.L. (C51) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 37 moves, 1-0

V Vepkhvishvili vs D Gedevanishvili, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

KGD. Classical (C30) 1-0 Mutual N charges, pile on the pin!
Gunsberg vs J Ascher, 1879 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1898 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attk (C29) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs W Pollock, 1889  
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Sax vs H Kestler, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld vs J W te Kolste, 1925
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

A Planinc vs D Baretic, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 45 moves, 0-1

Kotov vs A Zaitsev, 1967 
(A10) English, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Y Zhou vs A Khandelwal, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Blumenfeld Var (D49) 1-0 Aggressive play!
Colle vs J W te Kolste, 1925
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 47 moves, 1-0

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