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M&M players... of the 21st Century
Compiled by fredthebear

This is a collection split. Some of the "M" classics will remain until Fredthebear needs more space for the modern games.

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

The things that we love tell us what we are. Thomas Aquinas

Hope is but the dream of those who wake. Matthew Prior

A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. Joyce Meyer

I dwell in possibility. Emily Dickinson

The handicap of deafness is not in the ear; it is in the mind. Marlee Matlin

Great hopes make great men. Thomas Fuller

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will. Pope Paul VI

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. Og Mandino

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives, and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. John Wayne

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness. Han Suyin

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it. Lucy Larcom

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. Augustus Hare

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. Thomas Jefferson

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. Tony Robbins

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown

A place for everything, everything in its place. Benjamin Franklin

Enthusiasm moves the world. Arthur Balfour

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. Steve Jobs

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. Democritus

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. Mary Kay Ash

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves. Thomas A. Edison

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. F. Scott Fitzgerald

The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost

I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts. Sylvester Stallone

Act like you expect to get into the end zone. Christopher Morley

A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself. James Allen

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. Rosa Parks

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. Mother Teresa

Prayer is man's greatest power! W. Clement Stone

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda

A champion is someone who gets up when he can't. Jack Dempsey

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? Robert H. Schuller

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. Malala Yousafzai

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Tucson, Arizona
Established in: 1775

Tucson is the second largest city in the state. It began as a small Spanish presido, or walled fortress, and was once considered part of Mexico. Today, the city is home to the University of Arizona.

The Children's Hour

The Children's Hour was first published in 1860 in The Atlantic Monthly. The 3 children in the poem are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's own daughters. In the early 1900's this poem was frequently taught in schools to young children. It is about the father child relationship and the enduring love of a father for his children.

Between the dark and the daylight,
When the night is beginning to lower,
Comes a pause in the day's occupations,
That is known as the Children's Hour.

I hear in the chamber above me
The patter of little feet,
The sound of a door that is opened,
And voices soft and sweet.

From my study I see in the lamplight,
Descending the broad hall stair,
Grave Alice, and laughing Allegra,
And Edith with golden hair.

A whisper, and then a silence:
Yet I know by their merry eyes
They are plotting and planning together
To take me by surprise.

A sudden rush from the stairway,
A sudden raid from the hall!
By three doors left unguarded
They enter my castle wall!

They climb up into my turret
O'er the arms and back of my chair;
If I try to escape, they surround me;
They seem to be everywhere.

They almost devour me with kisses,
Their arms about me entwine,
Till I think of the Bishop of Bingen
In his Mouse-Tower on the Rhine!

Do you think, O blue-eyed banditti,
Because you have scaled the wall,
Such an old mustache as I am
Is not a match for you all!

I have you fast in my fortress,
And will not let you depart,
But put you down into the dungeon
In the round-tower of my heart.

And there will I keep you forever,
Yes, forever and a day,
Till the walls shall crumble to ruin,
And moulder in dust away!

Question: What is considered the first reality TV show? Answer: The Real World

Question: Who was Russia's first elected president? Answer: Boris Yeltsin

the limerick. Here is one from page 25 of the Chess Amateur, October 1907:

A solver, who lived at Devizes,
Had won a great number of prizes –
A dual or cook,
He'd detect at a look,
And his head swelled up several sizes.

"Chess is the gymnasium of the mind." — Blasie Pascal

"Sometimes in life, and in chess, you must take one step back to take two steps forward." — IM Levy Rozman, GothamChess

So much, much, much better to be an incurable optimist than deceitful and untrustworthy.

In God we trust; all others pay cash. ~ American Proverb

Trusting in wealth is like looking for feathers on turtles. ~ Senegalese Proverb

"Thirty Days Hath September" Lyrics

Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November;
All the rest have thirty-one,
Excepting February alone.
Which only has but twenty-eight days clear
And twenty-nine in each leap year.

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. Ella Fitzgerald

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop

Give light and people will find the way. Ella Baker

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Resourceful @ 12 years old!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1849 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 43 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs Janowski, 1907 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 5...Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Q sac for discovered attk
J Perlis vs J Mieses, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def. Two Knights Var (D32) 0-1 Stunning finish removes
S Hamann vs N Minev, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack 5.Be2>Bb3 (B23) 1-0 Crossfire w/Qh4
N Minev vs Z Doda, 1963
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Paris Gambit (A00) 1-0 The six pawn gambit?!
H E Myers vs T Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 e5 (A00) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
I McNab vs Miles, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56)1-0 Pseudo Pillsbury # w/Q
F J Moyano Morales vs C Merlo, 1967 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Henrique da Costa Mecking (1952-)
Mecking vs A C Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B95) 1-0 Nxe6 sac arranges spearhead
G Mukhin vs I Platonov, 1969 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical. Cordel G. (C64) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
S Mariotti vs Nunn, 1970 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank (B87) 0-1 Skewer+, Pin
Miles vs S Mariotti, 1970
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

Mexican Defense (A50) 0-1 Smothered attack nets Q for N & B
Venert vs V Mechkarov, 1970 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 0-1

Mecking's great double decoy to create a royal skewer
Mecking vs L A Tan, 1973 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Edmar John Mednis (1937-2002)
E Mednis vs Timman, 1974 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Aggressive!
Ljubojevic vs S Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Classical (B72) 0-1 White style in the center
J Fichtl vs Miles, 1975
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 29 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Variation (D16) 1-0 2 En prise
Miles vs E Preissmann, 1976 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Mecking takes down Miles the only time they play
Mecking vs Miles, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical (B72) 0-1 N sac nets Q
Larsen vs Miles, 1978 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 28 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Def 2.d5 3.e4 (A40) Q exchange; Unpin w/a Dbl Attack
Miles vs Z Mestrovic, 1978 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Volume 26, Chess Informant Golden Games
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

English Opening: English Def (A10) 0-1 Constant counters
L Ogaard vs Miles, 1978 
(A10) English, 19 moves, 0-1

English: Great Snake Variation (A10) 0-1 Delayed Dutch Leningr
J Rodgaard vs A J Mestel, 1978
(A10) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Var (D34) 0-1 Fascinating!
Ribli vs Marjanovic, 1979 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Best game prize 1980 olympics. Amazing King Chase
A J Mestel vs N Renman, 1980 
(C15) French, Winawer, 49 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B32) 1-0 Mini: Bxf7+, Ne6 hits Royalty
L Mischke vs Miarczynski, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

French Advance. 5.Bd7 Euwe Var (C02)1-0 R sac puts K on platter
V Muratov vs Makarov, 1981 
(C02) French, Advance, 18 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Symmetrical Var (D32) 1-0 Dbl B sacs
Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense 1...Nc6 2.d5 (A40) 0-1 White fails to castle
M Gerusel vs Miles, 1982 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Def. Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Smothered Mate in 1
J Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense (B00) 0-1 Q penetration & connected Rooks
R J Maliangkay vs Miles, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

King's English. Two Knights' Smyslov System (A22) 1-0 Cornered
Miles vs Plaskett, 1983 
(A22) English, 19 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense / St. George Defense (A40) 1-0 Space advantage
Miles vs S Chaivichit, 1984 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 0-1 No Q trap
G Ligterink vs Miles, 1984 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Dbl B sacs, R lift
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

K Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 0-1 Pretty deep for opening trap
L Mouillaux vs J M Matisson, 1986 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Tony Miles: 'It's Only Me,' by Geoff Lawton
Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch/3 Knights, Steinitz Defense (C46) 1-0 common miniature
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall Cntrgambit (C31) 0-1
Spassky vs P Motwani, 1987 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Variation (D02) 0-1 Mean Qs
D Norwood vs A J Mestel, 1988 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 1-0 Q sac allows promotion
A Mikhalchishin vs Shirov, 1988 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 1-0

You won't believe your eyes A58 1-0 36
Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

WOW!!! Sacrifice after Sacrifice and mate with three minors!!!
Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 1-0 Q sac for unstoppable passer
V Malaniuk vs I Ivanov, 1989 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Should be (A88) Dutch L; annotated in Chess Informant (47/141)
Miles vs Kramnik, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Kennedy. Linksspringer (B00) 0-1 Down a Rook
Kaidanov vs Miles, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Cochrane Gambit. Center Variation (C42) 1-0 Q grab Deflects B
Messinger vs M Rack, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B95) 0-1 Remarkably calm defense
M Morris vs P Moulin, 1991 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 18 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Kavalek Def (E62) 0-1 Pawn giveaway
A Galliamova vs A J Mestel, 1993
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 22 moves, 0-1

Wow!! One of the best games of the late English GM Tony Miles
S Atalik vs Miles, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Kennedy. Linksspringer Variation (B00)
D H Campora vs Miles, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Open, St. Pburg Var (C82) 0-1 3 piece # pattern
B Lengyel vs Mikhalevski, 1993 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Pins win
Morozevich vs Onischuk, 1994
(C59) Two Knights, 32 moves, 1-0

fc KGA 'Wagenbach-Defense' 3...h5 (C34) 1-0 Sac Nxg5, Bxf7+ etc
N McDonald vs R J Dive, 1994 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Steinitz (C11) 0-1 Faith in Black Knights
Morozevich vs V Moskalenko, 1994 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) · 1-0
G Minchev vs V Velev, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit. ML (D31) 1-0 Pins galore
A Maksimenko vs Krasenkow, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Kside Pawn Roller
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Two Knts Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Don't take that N
Morozevich vs Onischuk, 1996 
(C59) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

31 ... Rb8-b4+! 0-1 as White c3-pawn pinned to d3-mating square
D Antic vs D Milanovic, 1996 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" 1922
G Milos vs N Murshed, 1997 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Missing light-squared B
Kholmov vs Morozevich, 1998
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 48 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf02. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Rook pins both colors
Morozevich vs Ftacnik, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr, Mieses-Kotroc 2..Qxd5 (B01) 1-0 Simple, Be2, Be3, c4
Morozevich vs I Rogers, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def. 6.Bb5+ Be7 (C58) 1-0 R Skewer
Morozevich vs I Sokolov, 1999 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Petrov Def. Classical Attk. Jaenisch (C42) 1-0 P sac, penetrate
Morozevich vs Shirov, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz. Center Var (C45) 1-0 A+Promo combo!!
A Mikhalchishin vs D Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

31.? from John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 1
J Murey vs V Malakhov, 2000 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO B
O Matjushin vs G Matjushin, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

French Burn Var. Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Closed center holds
Polgar vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

French Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1 0-0-0 Spearhead
Shirov vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

Damiano Def 3.Nxe5 fxNe5 4.Qh5+ Ke7 No d5 (C40) 1-0 EZ pickin
K Million vs J Marx, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Chigorin Def. Exchange, Costa's Line (D07) 0-1 Win w/doubled Ps
D Rogozenco vs Morozevich, 2000 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Morozevich showed us the 7.Nf3 in the French Defence :-)
I Nataf vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C13) French, 63 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 R sac works
N Mitkov vs Rublevsky, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 1-0 blitz
Movsesian vs T Krabbe, 2000 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense (C78) 0-1 Scholarly!
R Oberholzer vs V Magai, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Orthoschnapp Gambit (C00) 1-0 Links available.
D Monokroussos vs A Hagesaether, 2000 
(C00) French Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

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

(Underestimated) Rossolimo brillancies (B31) 1-0
Morozevich vs McShane, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening/Reversed Lngrd Dutch (A00) 1-0 Kside vs Qside
N McDonald vs P Thipsay, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

KID Normal (E70) 0-1 Check and fork, removes K as defender
R Bates vs A J Mestel, 2001 
(E70) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav Alapin Variation (D16) 0-1 Pseudo Epaulettes Mate
Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Chelyabinsk (B33)0-1 33...?
A Holmsten vs G Mohr, 2001 
(B33) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attk: 3.c4 (A06) 1-0 Cap, Recapture, N+ fork
E Moradiabadi vs M Sharbaf, 2001
(A06) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 No time for dessert
E Moradiabadi vs A Al-Bahadly, 2001
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 1-0 R vs N ending
E Mensch vs B Marchyllie, 2001 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 64 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Queen Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 intermezzo +
J Mukic vs C Ruzza, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech Var. Krause Attack (D17) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 61 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional 4.BxNc6 bxBc6 (B25) 1-0 31.?
Morozevich vs H Hamdouchi, 2001 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Qk kill of French Rubinstein Var, Blackburne Def. (C10) 1-0
Morozevich vs Van Wely, 2002 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Spearhead on the open h-file
Morozevich vs Ljubojevic, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 Artful Q play
McShane vs A Ramaswamy, 2002
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 Incredible Combination; Remove Guard
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def (C63)0-1 P roller promo; Dovetail#
Yudasin vs D Monokroussos, 2002 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Mecking vs J Gonzalez, 2002
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Loose Pieces Drop Off. Pinned Pieces Drop Where They Stand.
T Gelashvili vs M Mchedlishvili, 2002 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Connected passers
Morozevich vs Anand, 2003 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 35 moves, 1-0

SSicilian Paulsen. Normal (B45) 1-0 pf6 jam for Lolli's Mate
D Mastrovasilis vs K Bischoff, 2003
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def. (C25) 1-0 Attacks on opposite wings
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Neo-Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Two N traps
E Berg vs McShane, 2003 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Isolated Ps & weak squares crumble
J Rowson vs V Malakhov, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1/2-1/2
Matulovic vs C Micic, 2003
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def (A00) 1-0 N on 6th, marauding Q
A Minasian vs Jobava, 2003
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

English Opening: The Whale (C20) 1-0 Threaten #, see reaction
K McDonald vs J Perkins, 2003 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Lolli's Mate w/obstruct
D Monokroussos vs M Podobnik, 2003
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Reshevsky Var (E46) 1-0 Remove the Defender
V Malakhov vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

breathtaking game, in spite of or maybe because of all the mist
S Matveeva vs A Skripchenko, 2003 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 68 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 Smothered Mate
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Sacs yield 2 Hogs on the 8th
Mamedyarov vs A Timofeev, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French / Sicilian (B40) 1-0 Good kNight, Bad kNight
A Minasian vs Ehlvest, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Raphael Variation (A80) 0-1 zugzwang
T Meynard vs A Minasian, 2004 
(A80) Dutch, 40 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 0-1 Knice save!
Sveshnikov vs Macieja, 2004 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 56 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Blindfold thriller
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2004 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Var (B12) 1-0 Blindfold complication
Morozevich vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

If you're looking for a reason not to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Notes by Boris Schipkov; "obvious" but only if you are on the l
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cozio (Lasker) Attack (C42) 1-0 Deflection 31.b4!
McShane vs Lagno, 2004 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Deflected
C Milton vs C Lakdawala, 2004
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 hit h7
V Malakhov vs A Volokitin, 2004 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attk. ML(B52) 0-1Wee bit too much rocket science
G Widmer-Babic vs A Matsuo, 2004 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 0-1 selfmate
M Mahjoob vs Miroshnichenko, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0
Motylev vs Shirov, 2004 
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 1-0

Spanish Short Circuit N+ & fork LDPO responds w/CHECKMATE!
Short vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

4Iso Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 42.Ne4!
Macieja vs McShane, 2005 
(A48) King's Indian, 100 moves, 1-0

QGA Showalter Variation (D24) 1-0 Sacrifices for the Passer
Mamedyarov vs S Ernst, 2005 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Albin Countergambit. Alapin Variation (D08) 0-1 Always forward!
I Sokolov vs Morozevich, 2005 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 16.?
V Malakhov vs Areshchenko, 2005 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Semi-Leningrad Variation (A81) · 1/2-1/2
Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 2005
(A81) Dutch, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Morozevich vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anand's only loss in the 2005 World Championship tournament
Morozevich vs Anand, 2005 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0 Photo
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense 1...d6, 4...e5 (C41) 1/2- No serious threats
A Moiseenko vs Morozevich, 2005
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var Miles Line (B04) 1-0Great Attk
E Najer vs Mamedyarov, 2005 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Qs ending
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2005 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Simul
A J Mestel vs K Menyah, 2005 
(B32) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 Pins & h-file pawn lever work
K Menyah vs A J Mestel, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Chigorin Var (C00) 0-1 Transposes to Dbl KP
Zvjaginsev vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Q trap
Morozevich vs S Korotkjevich, 2005 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Variation General (A22) 0-1
L L Davis vs Motylev, 2005 
(A22) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def: Two Knights Var (A54) 1-0
A Moiseenko vs Romanishin, 2005 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD. Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 Battery on h7
A Moiseenko vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 3-Piece Greco Mate
Leko vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

"Shakh, Rattle and Roll" (game of the day Nov-21-2006)
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Both low on time
Morozevich vs Radjabov, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 92 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Zaitsev System (C92) 0-1 27 pages of kibitz
A Volokitin vs Morozevich, 2006 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 59 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein, Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Morozevich vs Pelletier, 2006 
(C10) French, 34 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening (A00) 1-0 One B exits, another B enters
P Morriss vs J McDonnell, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stonewall Defense (D45) 0-1 Queens EG
R Ruck vs Morozevich, 2006 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 977 in Chess Informant Best Games 901-1000
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2006 
(D85) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

NID Classical. Berlin Var Pirc Var(E39) 1/2-K&Q vs cornered K&R
Morozevich vs Jakovenko, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Reynolds' Var (D48) 1-0 Rob the pin, +
Morozevich vs Korneev, 2006 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B95) 0-1 b-file blast
M Mrdja vs Mecking, 2006 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 W ends one move ahead.
V Malakhov vs Milov, 2006
(B20) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 half-open g-file pin
Motylev vs Koneru, 2006 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Alexey Troitzky Mate w/2 Knights
C McNab vs M Karttunen, 2006 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 80 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Def: Lithuanian Var (A40) 0-1 Bishop outpost
L Mueller vs M Mannhart, 2006
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Mateo annotates
Morozevich vs A Volokitin, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 85 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 1/2
Motylev vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C48) Four Knights, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Debated; N&P EG
Morozevich vs Topalov, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 80 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1
A Mista vs A Moiseenko, 2007
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov`s Selected Games
Mamedyarov vs Kamsky, 2007 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Be2 delayed (C41) 1-0 Stretch the board
N Mamedov vs T Mamedjarova, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky (B42) 0-1 Back ranker
A Timofeev vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 58 moves, 0-1

Game 57 in Champions -New Millennium (Ftacnik/Kopec/Browne)
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav, Quiet Variation (D15) 0-1 Black gets away w/crooked pawns
Karpov vs Morozevich, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Main Line (B77) 1-0 Great game
Motylev vs B Savchenko, 2007 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Link to Kavalek's Washington Post chess column May 21, 2007
Mamedyarov vs Topalov, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Q aggression
Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 B-Q Spearhead #
A Minhazuddin vs J Mohammad, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) 1-0 14.?
Movsesian vs N Miezis, 2008 
(B40) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Defense (D07) 1/2-1/2
Mamedyarov vs Morozevich, 2008 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 0-1Tremendous compensation
Leko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 0-1

Four queens; Black pulls off the perpetual check draw
Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 146 moves, 1/2-1/2

Semi-Slav, Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Black squeezed out of play
Mikhalevski vs K Miton, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Jakovenko was repeating moves which gave Morozevich time to imp
Jakovenko vs Morozevich, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 57 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Miniature: Smothered mate
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 1-0 creative risk
Morozevich vs Ponomariov, 2008 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 P majority forces N
M Murara vs M Mannhart, 2008
(B06) Robatsch, 64 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. Kramnik Var (E17) 1-0
Morozevich vs Polgar, 2008 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Norwegian Var (C70) 0-1 blitz
Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Morozevich vs Movsesian, 2008 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 159 in Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn
Predojevic vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 0-1

Tromp Attk: Classical Def (A45) 1-0 the 7th rank is obsolete
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2008 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer. Classical Var (B63) 1-0 Brazil champs
K Mekhitarian vs A Diamant, 2008 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 163 moves, 1-0

World Blitz Championship (2009) (blitz), Moscow RUS, rd 41, Nov
Mamedyarov vs Bareev, 2009 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 74 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 1-0
F Vallejo Pons vs Mecking, 2009 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0
Movsesian vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 0-1 Unusual Kside Def
Caruana vs D Milanovic, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 0-1

French XRussian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) Draw
M Muzychuk vs A Muzychuk, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird's, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0Excellent anticipation
A Muzychuk vs V Solovjova, 2009 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Twisted center
Motylev vs Shirov, 2009 
(C48) Four Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Note the various Rook moves
Morozevich vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna. Quiet Var (D44) 0-1 The Big Zero
Ivanchuk vs Morozevich, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld (A16) 0-1Lateral pins
Nakamura vs Mamedyarov, 2009 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. (A80) 1-0 Moro's rook on 7th is too hot to handle!
Morozevich vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15) 0-1 Underpromotion+
Svidler vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin 6.Qxd4 Nc6 (B22) 1-0 Effective Q raid
Mamedyarov vs Polgar, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Countergambit: General (E10) 1-0 Moscow
A Moiseenko vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2009
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Reti-English: Keres 2...Bg4 (A07) 1-0 Minority attack
M Marin vs J Gustafsson, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Indian Def (A00) 1-0 blitz; 26.?
Morozevich vs Tkachiev, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

An instructive attack on a fianchettoed position!
Y Dembo vs G Mammadova, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Guard
A Moiseenko vs M Moskwinski, 2010
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Mieses-Kotroc (B01) 1-0 Nxf7 shades of Alekhine
Movsesian vs K Piorun, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 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

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 1-0 Is your roof on fire?
R Mamedov vs U Bajarani, 2010 
(B53) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0
Mamedyarov vs Morozevich, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Fianchetto Defense (C60) 1-0 12.?
Motylev vs M Godena, 2010 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 20 moves, 1-0

King's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 0-1 Very nice game by both
McShane vs Efimenko, 2011 
(A25) English, 48 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Cochrane-Anderssen Var (C44) 0-1 Romantic race
J S Miller vs N Mitkov, 2011 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 That danm horsie
Morozevich vs Vitiugov, 2011 
(C11) French, 34 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Sprearhead... seize open lines
R Mamedov vs J Mullon, 2011 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Knights Tour
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

QGD: Queen's Knight Var (D31) 0-1 0-0-0 vs. 0-0
A Fishbein vs N Mitkov, 2011
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Modern Bc4 Variation (B35) 1-0
N Mitkov vs R Presswood, 2011
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 31 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 Kside invasion
N Mitkov vs E O Rodriguez, 2011
(C28) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical Var (A04) 1-0 15.?
N Mohota vs S Swaminathan, 2011 
(A04) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening (A09) 1-0 This wild one is up for grabs!!
V Malakhov vs Movsesian, 2012 
(A09) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 Q & P ending
McShane vs Kramnik, 2012 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 94 moves, 1-0

English Opening: K's English Var (A20) 1-0 Photo links in blog
Mikhalevski vs Short, 2012 
(A20) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Invading Qs!
Mikhalevski vs R Gardner, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Tal Variation (B12) 1/2-1/2 Action-packed
A Muzychuk vs Sutovsky, 2012 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Turkish Delight". Best game of the Chess Olympiad 2012
S Milliet vs V Gunina, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 59 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 0-1 R sac, Spearheaded
N Croad vs D Mehmeti, 2012 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Too Pawn happy
Mamedyarov vs Giri, 2012 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B94) 1-0 This game will drive you nuts
A Volokitin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch Accepted (C47) 1-0 A knight on the rim is d
A Muzychuk vs A Mezioud, 2012 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Infamous move 40
Morozevich vs Caruana, 2012 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 35: Chess Secrets - Romantics by Craig Pritchett
Morozevich vs Leko, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical Var. Greco Gambit (C53) 0-1 Tricky battle
M Lewicki vs V Malaniuk, 2012
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 45 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

Philidor Defense / KIA (C41) 0-1 White switches wings
Morozevich vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 64 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn, Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 Youth
F Matijevic vs Z Mammadov, 2012 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal Var (E70) 1-0 P storm generates K walk
Morozevich vs Jobava, 2012 
(E70) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Three Knights Var (D90) 1-0 blitz
Morozevich vs Giri, 2012 
(D90) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Apr-22-14 whiteshark: Moro ftw. Table's edge live action video!
Carlsen vs Morozevich, 2012 
(A13) English, 57 moves, 0-1

(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0 Fredthebear got outta there
Gelfand vs Morozevich, 2013 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Classical, Quiet System Chigorin Line (B08) · 1/2-1/2
M Matlakov vs Mamedyarov, 2013
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch (Classical, Stonewall, Leningrad) are interchangeable.
N Maisuradze vs M Muzychuk, 2013 
(A84) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 pin-break
Mamedyarov vs S Shoker, 2013 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Symmetrical Def (A05) 1-0
V Malakhov vs E Hansen, 2013 
(A05) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

1.Nf3 Sicil Closed vs Reversed Botvinnik System (B25) 0-1f-file
V Gunina vs A Muzychuk, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange (D10) 1-0 trapped, but not Fredthebear
H Melkumyan vs C Balogh, 2013 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1/2-1/2
Morozevich vs Mamedyarov, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56) 0-1 Heavy Hitters
A Mevel vs R Mueller, 2013
(C56) Two Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 0-1 N sac!
M Vavulin vs Morozevich, 2014 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 37 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

Dutch Defense: Semi-Leningrad (A81) 1-0 Forced simplification
Mamedyarov vs Svidler, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort Opening: Double Fianchetto (A06) · 1-0
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2014 
(A06) Reti Opening, 96 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def 2.b3 Var (B20) 1-0 Closed position w/open g-file
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2014
(B20) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

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

King Pawn Game: Maroczy Defense (B07) 1-0 Immediate Q exchange
A Moiseenko vs R Mamedov, 2014 
(B07) Pirc, 67 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

French Exchange (C01) 1/2- Minor piece sacs even out
Leko vs Morozevich, 2014
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 0-1 Greco's # next!
C Eichab vs D Mehmeti, 2014 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 12 moves, 0-1

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Different sort B-Q Spearhead
Y Meshkov vs W Espirito Santo, 2014 
(A20) English, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack Anti-English (B90) 0-1
Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 1-0 Foolish Black Knights
Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2015 
(E61) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) 1/2-1/2 Rising stars
M Mosadeghpour vs M Marek, 2015
(B50) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Bully Q back ranker threat
M Muzychuk vs Koneru, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 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

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

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

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

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 watch the Pawns go!
M Muzychuk vs O Girya, 2016 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicil Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Missed Mate-in-2
A Muzychuk vs S Alexieva, 2016 
(B33) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) · 1-0
A Miladi vs D Tavares, 2016 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Scandinavian (B21) 0-1
A Miladi vs A Ortez, 2016
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 0-1

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

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

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 17.?
L McLaren vs A Ismail, 2017 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Goglidze Attack (D70) 0-1 Too many P moves
Maziar Bagheri vs P Maghsoodloo, 2017 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Quiet Line (A57) 0-1 28...?
N Morozov vs Minasian, 2018 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Closed (B29) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Anand vs Mamedyarov, 2018 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 51 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def 8.c3 e5 (B06) 0-1 Passer won't beat Lolli's Mate
E Alekseev vs R Mamedov, 2018 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 0-1
G Antal vs Motylev, 2018
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

KID: Classical Fianchetto (E67)0-1 1st place tournament tie-brk
Vachier-Lagrave vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 64 moves, 0-1

QGD: Traditional (D30) 1-0 Unique Bxf7; Stockfish notes
Mamedyarov vs Kasimdzhanov, 2019 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 1-0 blitz
Mamedyarov vs G Gajewski, 2019 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. KID Dble Fianchetto (A15) 0-1
R Ruck vs Mamedyarov, 2019 
(A15) English, 48 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 0-1
P Maghsoodloo vs M Matlakov, 2019 
(A13) English, 43 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta Var (C74) 1-0
Morozevich vs K Sek, 2019 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio Ret vs Polish Def (A04) 0-1Black has lengthy initiative
Ravi Rakshitta vs S Maze, 2020 
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicil Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Fishin' Pole Attk Declined
A Muzychuk vs M Sebag, 2020 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: General (C45) 0-1 blitz; Stockfish notes
Xiong vs Mamedyarov, 2020 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Var (C43) 0-1 w/his pants up!
V Gazik vs Mamedyarov, 2020 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0 Self-Discovery
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2020 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov. Modern Var (B17) 0-1Pin the attacker
Chola Musonda vs Jack Mizzi, 2020 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

NID. Normal. Bernstein Def Except Gligoric System (E53) 0-1
G Flear vs McShane, 2021 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 39 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 biting crossfire assault
V Malakhatko vs A H Wohl, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

K's English. Four Knights, Bradley Beach Var (A28) 0-1BrillianT
Efimenko vs J Arizmendi Martinez, 2006 
(A28) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Classical. Fianchetto Var (B58) 1-0
Matulovic vs A Murariu, 2000 
(B58) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0How to tell two apart?
J M Lopez Martinez vs J Guerra Mendez, 2017 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal. Bernstein Def Except Gligoric System (E53) 1-0
Mecking vs S Mareco, 2011 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Vienna structure (A00) 0-1 Promotion
J Exposito Amaro vs Movsziszian, 2017 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Classical. Stonewall Be7 Botvinnik Var (A93) 1-0
P Michalik vs M Manelidou, 2012
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0
Motylev vs B Khotenashvili, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 video link
Mamedyarov vs Kasparov, 2021 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 1-0

KID: Kazakh Var (E91) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
M Mrva vs Movsesian, 2002 
(E91) King's Indian, 89 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin 2...e6 3.c3 (B40) 1-0
Morozevich vs Lautier, 2002
(B40) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0 Daniel King video link
Mamedyarov vs Mishra, 2021 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 30 moves, 1-0

Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (B00) 0-1 N escorts passed pawn
P Jaracz vs Miles, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: French Var (B40) 1-0 Black moves 7 different Ps
N Mamedov vs M Lagarde, 2021 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

KID. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Li Shilong vs Mamedyarov, 2016 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: Levitsky Attack (D00) 0-1 Disc Attk picks up loose R
Asila Muhtojzoda vs J Mohammed Ameen, 2010 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Bayonet Attack (B12) 1-0 Back ranker!
Mamedyarov vs V Artemiev, 2021 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Var (B40) 0-1 This is quite the finish!
M Mansour vs B Munguntuul, 2006 
(B40) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 34...?
S Barrientos Chavarriaga vs J Borges Mateos, 2004 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 36 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A33) 0-1Greco#
D Warner vs R Mogranzini, 2006 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Promotion w/check
Movsesian vs Kotronias, 2007 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD. Tarrasch Def. Pseudo-Tarrasch Bishop Attack (D30) 0-1 Wild
Indjic vs Mamedyarov, 2021 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Bermuda Attack refuted in short! (A00) 0-1
A Moffat vs T Manouck, 1998 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

QGD: Ragozin Defense. Vienna Var (D39) 1-0 LPDO
S Martinovic vs D Gavrilescu, 2021 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 blitz combo
Mamedyarov vs R Mamedov, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Volume 75, Game 4 Chess Evolution Volumes 51-100
A Moiseenko vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def (D40) 1-0 agadmator video link
Mamedyarov vs Duda, 2022 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Panno Var Korchnoi Line (E63) 1-0
Mamedyarov vs H Ibrahim, 2011 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0
Mamedyarov vs Keymer, 2022 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 63 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. General (B22) 0-1 Cramped minor piece tra
A Carretero Calzon vs Mamedyarov, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

She's famous. 23.? White mates in four moves.
P Mutesi vs Mustafa Mansour Zienab, 2014 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 24 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Semi-Leningrad Var (A81) 1-0 Central pawn storm
Mamedyarov vs D Reinderman, 2005 
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Marshall Var (C42) 1-0 Passed P
Morozevich vs A Moiseenko, 2006 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Veresov Attack vs Indian Game (A45/D01) 1-0 The dark-squared B
I Miladinovic vs Vocaturo, 2005 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation (B46) · 1-0
L Mikhaletz vs M Lis, 2021 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

P-Q4: White Dbl Fianchetto (D02) 1-0 Dynamic Q sac, P sac promo
Miroshnichenko vs Korneev, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 0-1 OPERA MATE
N Miezis vs N Meshkovs, 2017 
(A25) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Rubinstein Var (A52) 0-1 it's in the book
Van Wely vs Mamedyarov, 2004 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 48 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attk: General (A45) 1-0 Time wasted is time lost.
Morozevich vs Karpov, 2022 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack Qb6 ML (D02) 1-0 White walks the plank, survives
Miles vs A Minasian, 2001 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

A Moiseenko vs Makhnev, 2023
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 Deadly Discovery Dbl Attk
S Maze vs J Murey, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 1-0 armageddon
Mamedyarov vs A Tari, 2023 
(A13) English, 47 moves, 1-0

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