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Roundhouse Ruuks 5 Swung on FTB
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* Bravest Rook in chess history - Steinitz's Immortal (Battle of Hastings) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZx...

* The Immortal Rook Lift by 11-year old Josh Waitzkin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnB...

Waitzkin just under top billing to Steinitz? Well, Josh's movie has done a lot to boost scholastic chess in the USA.

Chess variants/Evan's Gambit (000) 1-0 Rampaging R
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0 and pawn storm, R sacs
F Devinck vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack/Chess Variant (000) Two mating squares
Nimzowitsch vs Leelaus, 1910 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Link to Vukovic's Mate patterns w/Rook, Knight, and Pawn
Fine vs J Rappaport, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 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

Nimzo-Larsen Attk: Indian Var (A01) 1-0 Rxg7+ w/Horwitz Bishops
Jan Turner vs Carlsen, 2002 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 h-pawn thrust, exch sac, Q+
H Zeh vs Elm, 1963 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit / KGD-ish (A02) 0-1 Back ranker
A Mengarini vs I A Horowitz, 1951
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 0-1 20...?
A Niedermayer vs P Haba, 1996 
(A13) English, 20 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Ns abound
V A Loginov vs F Sideif-Sade, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 18 moves, 1-0

Wade Def: General 0-0 vs. 0-0-0 (A41) 1-0 Rook rampage on 6th
O Sepp vs J Lammi, 2012 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 23 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Pin on the open file
Kostic vs E Steiner, 1921 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 13...?
H K Mattison vs Tartakower, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Knight's Tour Var (A61) 0-1 Fine mating net
K Kojder vs Suba, 1980 
(A61) Benoni, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense (A80) 1-0 Bold rooks, 2 mating squares
Denker vs H Feit, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical Var (A84) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate!
Tarrasch vs B Richter, 1883 
(A84) Dutch, 20 moves, 0-1

Italian set-up vs Rat/Pirc Def (B07) 0-1 Black hits f2, h2
K Klaman vs Ufimtsev, 1947 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: c4 vs Bg7 Richter Var (B01) 1-0 Exchange Sac
Svidler vs J Yedidia, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 22 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Defense 3.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0 Sitting double R sacs
O H Labone vs NN, 1901 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Def Bg7 (B06) 1-0 Hustle into the center
Tal vs V Zilberstein, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def./Philidor Exchange 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B07) 1-0 Fast paced
Sutovsky vs L Draskovic, 2018 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Rook clearance sacrifice!
Y Yakovich vs M Schepetkova, 2004 
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 Castle #!!
O Seuss vs H Hurme, 1969 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 target backward f7-pawn
J A Grefe vs Denker, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: 2 Knts Attk. Mindeno Exch (B11) 1-0 Dbl R sac gone bad
A Planinc vs Podgaets, 1970 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Goldman Var (B12) 1-0 Pin to win
P Rossiter vs Adams, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

C-K Panov Attk. Modern Def Reifir-Spielmann Line (B13) 1-0X-ray
I A Zaitsev vs NN, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Slash & Burn!
C Bell vs A F Ker, 1981 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Accept or Decline?
P Trifunovic vs J Kort, 1965
(B27) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1f-pawn swoops like a bat outta hell
D G Baird vs H Voigt, 1896 
(B32) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Rxg2 bomb
T Fogarasi vs Caruana, 2007 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen Var (B46) 1-0 Rapture by Rook
Hort vs Reshevsky, 1970 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Kasparov vs Kengis, 1995 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk ML (B77) 1-0 Lollipopped!
Ribli vs J Tabor, 1972 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 0-1 It wasn't just about the Rs
R Bitoon vs W So, 2010 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Dramatic defense!
A Brkic vs N Djukic, 2018 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen (B80) 1-0 searing smites!
Velimirovic vs Suba, 1987 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Horwitz Bishops
Huebner vs Hort, 1972 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 1-0 Elements of Greco
G Garcia vs Zuckerman, 1986 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 25 moves, 1-0

33...Rd8! is #115 in Chess Informant's Encyclopedia
V Mikenas vs Aronin, 1957 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 19.?
R Hardarson vs M Alaguzov, 2007 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 h-file blast
K Richter vs L Abramavicius, 1930 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon Var (C12) 1-0 "Cole's Law"
A Coles vs J T Westbrock, 1951 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 18 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C18) 0-1 Simul Dbl, Dbl R sacs!!
Fischer vs C Powell, 1964 
(C18) French, Winawer, 21 moves, 0-1

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

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

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. ML (C29) 1-0 Greek gift, R lift & #
E Schallopp vs Gossip, 1890 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit Declined (C30) 1-0 Pin study; Landau's Mate?!!
S Landau vs H J van den Heuvel, 1933 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

KGD: Panteldakis Countergambit. Symmetrical (C30) 1-0 Rs on 8th
J Mieses vs Swiderski, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA. Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 0-1 Rook clearance sacrifice
Keres vs Bronstein, 1965 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Quite a wild and passionate Thomas Crown Affair!
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Tschigorin sacrifices two pawns, one knight, bishop, and rook.
Chigorin vs I Miasnikov, 1876 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk. Poisoned P 4...Qg5 (C40) 1-0 Dbl R
O Borik vs I Novak, 1969 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 0-1bring Rs to bare arms upon K&Q
M Sorokin vs E Maljutin, 1991
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sac (C44) 1-0 Spearhead
A Macias vs M E Jozami, 1970 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Q trap goes horribly wrong
Bledow vs K Schorn, 1839 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Var (C48) 1-0 Greco Mate!
Metger vs Wemmers, 1878 
(C48) Four Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Dbl R sac
Paulsen vs H Schneider, 1864 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def (C55) 1-0 Greco's Mate
Koltanowski vs Meyers, 1941
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Two Knights (C59) 1-0 and Two Rooks!!
Zeng Chongsheng vs Motylev, 2019 
(C59) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Two hogs on the 2nd
G W Medley vs Morphy, 1858 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Devastating Discovered+
H C Mees vs Jacques Davidson, 1910 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange. K's Bishop Var (C68) 0-1 Exch Sac preps Bxh2+
A Matanovic vs A Planinc, 1975 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Cozio Def (C70) 0-1 Q sac for Mayet's Mate
J Geske vs S Ernst, 2011 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1 Black B daggers
C Golmayo vs Kolisch, 1867 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Damiano's Mate!
Ganguly vs Axel Smith, 2019 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1 Notes by AA
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1943  
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 27 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer G. Ryder G. (D00) 1-0 Queen? Who needs a Queen?
E J Diemer vs Fleck, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio (A48) 0-1 VK maliciously robs the pin
M Ballmann vs Korchnoi, 1995 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Queen Pawn Game: Zukertort Variation (D02) 0-1 16...?
Collins vs E Hearst, 1949 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

G180 in The Fireside Book of Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
Rellstab vs Vladimir Petrov, 1937 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack. Gossip Var (D03) 1-0 Both Rooks cannot be stopped
S Ghonimy vs E Sidorova, 2001 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 18 moves, 1-0

Colle 5.c3 System vs c5 copycat (D05) 1-0 Rxe5!
Koltanowski vs Catala, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Winawer Countergambit (D10) 0-1 Boom!
Zolotukhin vs I Nikolayev, 1981 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Chameleon. Advance System (D15) 1-0 The Qs come off
Onischuk vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA. Normal (D25) 1-0 Mutual Queens on the rampage!
F Reinfeld vs J Battell, 1940 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 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

QGD: Semmering Variation (D30) 1-0 Pins, 2 hogs on 7th
Euwe vs A Speijer, 1924 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Var (D34) 1-0 22.?
Kasparov vs G Hjorth, 1980 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Aronian miniaturizes Anand with 25 Re4xe6! 1-0
Aronian vs Anand, 2011 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 52 in The Fireside Book of Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
H Steiner vs J C Thompson, 1940 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 12 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 1-0 h-pawn fishin' pole attack
Maximov vs Andreyev, 1854 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 1-0

Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3 (E06) 0-1 Rooks come forth
Yan Liu vs S P Sethuraman, 2019 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 26 moves, 0-1

QID: Miles Var (E12) 0-1 Skewer the Q by defending w/a B
Miles vs Reshevsky, 1979 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Queen's Indian Defense: Classical. Traditional (E17) 0-1 24...?
Hug vs Hort, 1972 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E26) 1-0 Kside crusher
Rossolimo vs Golombek, 1949 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 1-0 Shattered!
Averbakh vs Aronin, 1954 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 22 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Dutch Def (A00) 0-1 Rook pair shuts it down
Suttles vs B Diesen, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Exch Sac Kside Assault!
Lloyd vs R Gray, 1959
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 White penetrates weak squares
Naiditsch vs R Tischbierek, 2001
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Classical Bull's Head vs Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 Two Hogs on 2nd
E Akhmylovskaia-Donaldson vs N Gaprindashvili, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0Blind Swine; Stockfish notes
C Bloodgood vs D Casteen, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Creepy Crawly Formation: Classical Def (A00) 1-0Deceptive Combo
M Basman vs A Budnikov, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 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

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1Greco's "Mate" gains a piece
F Lazard vs Menchik, 1929 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 B&Q sac for a Rook roller
Pribyl vs R Hardarson, 2001 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Stockfish notes; discovered+
R Rapport vs Fressinet, 2015 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Creative insane game featuring 4x exchange sacs
Ding Liren vs Carlsen, 2019 
(A05) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Sicilian Closed 7.Be3 d6 (A07) 1-0 extorting Black pawns
Tartakower vs V Halberstadt, 1930 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 21.?
M Czerniak vs U Rueetschi, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance Var (A09) 1-0 32.?
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2009 
(A09) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 27.?
A H T dos Santos Fier vs R Aloma Vidal, 2018 
(A09) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Advance Var (A09) 1-0 Dbl Rook sacs
Anand vs Speelman, 1996 
(A09) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Slav (A11) 0-1Hand-to-hand in the center
D Harika vs A Rudolf, 2017 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 33 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 1-0 25.?
Wojtkiewicz vs Skembris, 1990 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Co-authors of Chess Made Easy by C.J.S. Purdy and G. Koshnitsky
Purdy vs G Koshnitsky, 1932 
(A13) English, 47 moves, 0-1

Chess Life and Review magazine, September, 1978 issue
A Lein vs K Regan, 1978 
(A13) English, 28 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 Arab/Epaul#
V Osnos vs D Komarov, 1986 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. KID (A15) 1-0 Overworked R
Timman vs Sax, 1979 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

English vs. Anglo-Indian Def Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 25...?
B Wexler vs O Bazan, 1960 
(A15) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 529 in Chess Informant Best Games 501-600
C Hansen vs Ftacnik, 1991 
(A16) English, 37 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2Knts' Smyslov Sys (A22) 1-0Armageddon; So Stunned
Aronian vs W So, 2019 
(A22) English, 47 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knts Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 27.?
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1966 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Secrets of Practical Chess by John Nunn, page 153
Karpov vs Ftacnik, 1988 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 93 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 35.?
B Tiller vs A Kuligowski, 1983 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 45 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni. Spielmann Def. (A33) 1-0 d6Xs
Capablanca vs Santasiere, 1922 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 33 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Def: General (A40) 1-0 Rs generate P majority
Hebden vs J Solakian, 2001
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Remove the Guard, promo
Birbrager vs Suetin, 1964 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat / Bind (A41) 1-0 Compare the Rooks
Aydin Suleymanli vs Smirin, 2020 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 33 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh System. Randspringer Var (A42) 1-0 31.?
F Beeckmans vs J Renet, 1998 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 31 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 0-1 Red Sea
B Kovacevic vs S Kosanski, 1999 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Now that was some finish!
Duda vs R Rapport, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Richter-Veresov Attk vs Bg7 Indian (A45) 1-0R sac for Mayet's #
M Kupferstich vs C Chaude de Silans, 1950 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game/Richter-Veresov Attk (A45) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Tartakower vs G A Thomas, 1923 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

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

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0Stockfish notes
Lobron vs Korchnoi, 1998 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Tripled Ps, caught in mid
Dus Chotimirsky vs Lisitsin, 1942 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-London vs Dbl Fio/Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 h-file
D A Blair vs J Luchan, 2011
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 Ne5, Exch Sac!
B Saacke vs F Behrhorst, 1982 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Simul exhibition
Alekhine vs R Castiarena, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Budapest Def (A51) 0-1 Riddled w/holes
P Brandts vs Bisguier, 1954 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A57) 1-0 19.?
Kavalek vs Matulovic, 1966 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 2 in 'A Passion for Chess' by Reuben Fine
Fine vs Factor, 1932
(A60) Benoni Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Dbl Fianchetto (A62) 0-1Super Nezh Exchange Sac
V Zak vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

from GM David Norwood's book Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur
Lputian vs D Norwood, 1986 
(A66) Benoni, 27 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 Bb5+ Ke8 gets blasted
H P Garcia vs R Grimaldi, 1978 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 Dbl R sac!
V Guerra vs A Peixoto, 2001
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 40 moves, 0-1

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

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

Duras Gambit: General (B00) 0-1 Remove the Guard
S Krause vs J Kirby, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch Def: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Black played wrong sac
D Flynn vs J S Macrae, 2011 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1/2-1/2 Clever
J Sarfati vs R J Dive, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Scandinavian Def: Modern Var (B01) 1-0 R roller
J Dobias vs Hromadka, 1940
(B01) Scandinavian, 61 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain (B01) 1-0 Windmill into Boden's #
Prins vs E Ploegh, 1940
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Lasker vs E N Olly, 1893 
(B01) Scandinavian, 33 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall 4.Bd3 Nc6 (B01) 0-1Speculative Q sac
Grob vs K Helling, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

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

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

Alekhine Defense: Modern Var (B04) 1-0 Sweet R clearance sac
D Vasiesiu vs M Grunberg, 2001
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 33 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Main Line (B05) 0-1 Rs reach the 2nd/7th
Reshevsky vs H Steiner, 1927 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 49 moves, 0-1

Game 18 in 'How Good is your Chess?' by Daniel John King.
Tal vs Hoi, 1985 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw vs f3, 0-0-0 (B07) 1-0 Remove the Def
Tingjie Lei vs F Peralta, 2019 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 44.?
Geller vs H Liebert, 1970 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0 20.?
A Drvota vs Z Szymczak, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern (B10) 1-0 Blind Swine
P Cramling vs Korchnoi, 1984 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 33 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Tartakower Var (B15) 0-1 R battery; f2 will fall
Leonhardt vs Duras, 1908 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Var (B18) 1-0 30.?
M Apicella vs C Bauer, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Rook sacrifice
M Dann vs A Bezemer, 2017
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

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

P.H. Clarke: Mikhail Tal's best games 1951-60
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly Variation (B28) 0-1The Magician from Riga
Klevetzki vs Tal, 1952 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Exchange sac
W Adams vs S Bernstein, 1936 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed Var (B29) 0-1 Juniors
O Yaksin vs R Nechepurenko, 2008 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 26 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Exchange sac for a K flush
R Ortega vs L Zinn, 1968 
(B32) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Extraordinary battle..."How to Defend in Chess" by Colin Crouch
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicil Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var Chelyabinsk Var (B33) 1-0
Leko vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B33) Sicilian, 62 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Pin Var (B40) 1-0 R runs interference for Q
Mokry vs H Lehmann, 1981
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 26.?
Hromadka vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 0-1Arabian # facing defeat!
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Q sac
Yudasin vs Shirov, 1995 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 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. Levenfish (B71) 0-1 Sacrificial Qside assault
A Khandelwal vs J Mueller, 2009 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 0-1 21...?
D Mason vs C G Ward, 2007 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Anderssen's Mate occurs 34.NxQb2 axb2+ 35.Kb1 Ra1#
H Ottevaere vs K Falleyn, 1973 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Fianchetto Bg2 (B80) 1-0 Pin, Horwitz Bs
Ravinsky vs Panov, 1943 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicil Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Z Almasi vs Van Wely, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attack (B81) 1-0 26.?
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningn. Classical Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 26.?
V Soultanbeieff vs V Borodin, 1943 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt Var (B88) 0-1Overloaded
O Neikirch vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Hot Rook
P Poutiainen vs U Kunsztowicz, 1973 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Bloody game & interesting historical link
S Mariotti vs G Eppinger, 1969 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 R vs R&B
Carlsen vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 109 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 32.?
Romanishin vs Anikaev, 1973 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Discovery+ Boomerang
A Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 27.?
G Grasser vs Errol Singh, 2009 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 R sac offers upon K's shield
M Krajnak vs T Petrik, 2003
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01) 1-0 24.?
J Klinger vs Glek, 1990 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Ruisdonk Gambit 4.Nf3?! (C02) 0-1
Ritson-Morry vs H Cook, 1946
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 0-1

French Advance 4.Nf3 cxd4 Ruisdonk Gambit (C02) 1/2-1/2 50...?
R Bator vs Bareev, 1987 
(C02) French, Advance, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Defense: Rubinstein. Fort Knox Variation (C10) 1-0 34.?
Vasiukov vs Makarichev, 1972 
(C10) French, 41 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0Blind Swine can't do
Kamsky vs D Pruess, 2005 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 46: 'The Hypermodern Game of Chess' by Savielly Tartakower
Reti vs Tartakower, 1920 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

A Mitrofanov Deflection followed by a rook sac counter and draw
Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Variation (C12) ˇ 1-0
Koltanowski vs Stephenson, 1942
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 33 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0Brilliant R sac
de Firmian vs N Getz, 2007 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 33 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Destroyed
Levenfish vs Ragozin, 1934 
(C16) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Lasker vs A M Gooding, 1908 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 0-0-0, Pillsbury's R sac
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1902 
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Normal Var (C22) 0-1 Batteries battle
G Barrenechea Bahamonde vs D Kollars, 2018 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Bxh6, BxB, Bh6#!
V Green vs J Robey, 1862 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

B Opening: Vienna Hybrid. Spielmann Attk (C26) 1-0 P storm
J Mieses vs Martinolich, 1907 
(C26) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 68 in My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1Re-deployment punished
Swiderski vs Raabe, 1897 
(C28) Vienna Game, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 R rocks the 6th
C De Seroux vs A C Taylor, 2019 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1Danger
Hebden vs Nunn, 1987 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

KGA. Modern Def (C36) 1-0 Rook battery on the f-file
V Piber vs R Jovan, 2001 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 Fine heavy piece finish!
L Day vs S Gravel, 1996 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 1-0 27.?
J Aagaard vs P A Rasmussen, 1996 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense 3.Nxe5 Nc6 (C40) 0-1 Masterful!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1876 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 1-0 R Decoy to B-Q#
E Steiner vs F Apsenieks, 1928 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Nimzowitsch. Klein Var (C41) 1-0 Royal pin e-file
K Behting vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Kaufmann Attack (C42) 1/2-1/2 Q sac allows 2 hogs
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1911 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 Scorching K walk
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 148 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1910 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

4 Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Diagonal strikes
Sveshnikov vs Yusupov, 1979 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Four Knights Game: Italian Var (C50) 0-1 Rooks cut-off
J Lopez Garcia vs E Etcheverry, 1962 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 21.Re5? Just Take It -- Rob the pin!
Younes Foughali vs C Woojin Yoo, 2016 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Paulsen Var (C51) 0-1 Rx4
Anderssen vs Bird, 1873 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. De la Bourdonnais (C53) 1-0tpstarNotes
Leonhardt vs Teichmann, 1905 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Bird's Attk (C53) 0-1Bxh3 & R sac mates w/N pair
Albin vs Chigorin, 1898 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

Italian, Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attk Long Var (C55) 1-0redhot
Marshall vs Tarrasch, 1910 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Countrattk B Sac line (C57) 0-1 12...?
Sils vs L Schmid, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Victor Henkin's 1000 Checkmate Combinations, p. 20. Missed 34.?
Gurgenidze vs Spassky, 1959 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Classical. Zukrtort Gambit (C64) 0-1Exch sac, pin
I Komissarov vs I Nikolayev, 1989
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Variation (C77) 1-0 Simul
Kasparov vs P Matocha, 2008 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1The Wrong Rook
Jakovenko vs Wei Yi, 2019 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Snug as a bug in a rug!
M Borriss vs U Kersten, 2007 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Keres' Three on the 3rd Mate
B Malksoo vs Keres, 1940 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 R lift, crossfire
Topalov vs G Vescovi, 2001 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 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

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0
J Aagaard vs Fuad Ahmed Mohamme Mufleh, 2006 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 28 moves, 1-0

Veresov Atack. Alburt Def (D00) 1-0 P roller becomes R pinch
K Richter vs F Nuernberg, 1941
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Interesting N manuevers
R Court vs A Feneridis, 1960 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

1.d4 d5 Torre Attack (D02) 1/2-1/2 Q+ vs 0-0
C Jaffe vs Marshall, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System (D02) 0-1 The Q is tied so the Black R is a bully
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

London System (D02) 1-0 Pins contain threats; 2 hogs on 7th
B Skutta vs D Nomin-Erdene, 2017
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

London System BxBf4 exBf4 (D02) 1-0 Qside assault w/N & Heavies
R Storm vs Blatny, 1991 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

London System vs 3 Across (D02) 0-1 Eliminate N, R sac finish
J Peltomaki vs C Adrian, 2012 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 Combinational King Hunt!!
J Cukierman vs A Voisin, 1929 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 One bad move ruins 40 good ones
H Trevenen vs R Bruce, 1947 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

London System vs. Classic Qb6 (D02) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2019 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Create a pin to win in the ending!
Colle vs Duchamp, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

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

QGD: Chigorin Def. ML Alekhine Var (D07) 1-0 doubled g-pawns
Alekhine vs Colle, 1925 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Alekhine Var (D15) 0-1 26...?
Capablanca vs Spielmann, 1928 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1-0 Back rank mating combo!
Kotov vs Alatortsev, 1942 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

QGA: Old Variation (D20) 1-0 Fantastic flush of the uncastled K
H D Evans vs Fine, 1943 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. McDonnell Def (D20) 1-0 Displacement R sac
Aronian vs H Stevic, 2010 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD: General (D30) 1/2-1/2 Watch the center clear w/pressure
V Mikenas vs Weenink, 1931 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 Kside assault!
V Artemiev vs Hracek, 2019 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 B&N vs R&N ending
Tal vs G Agzamov, 1984 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 85 moves, 0-1

QGD: Three Knights. General (D37) 0-1Reinfeld puzzle double ++s
E Zagorjansky vs Konstantinopolsky, 1943 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 0-1

Q's Gambit Declined 5.Bf4 & BxBa6 (D37) 1-0 Bishop-less MG
Ding Liren vs Caruana, 2019 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

QGD: Harrwitz Attk. Main Line (D37) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 34...?
Topalov vs Anand, 2016 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

...Fabulous, magical game by the genius from Riga...
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern Var (D50) 1-0 aggressive bayonet attack!
F Walker vs E Hanna, 1899 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

QGD: Lasker Defense (D53) 1-0 Nxf7, up the exchange
Denker vs B Siff, 1933 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Unique pin on a-file
Levenfish vs Kostic, 1911 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 1-0 White cuts a mean rug!
P H Nielsen vs V Georgiev, 2008 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. M.L. (D63) 1-0 Q&R Railroad # w/obstruction
Kan vs Botvinnik, 1930 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Def: Flohr Var (D90) 1-0Windmill into pseudo-Vukovic#
M Germek vs M Filipcic, 1947 
(D90) Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Hungarian Var (D97) 1-0 Q trap
M Yilmaz vs R Gao, 2012 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 29 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E08) 1/2-1/2 Chewed up by Qside Rooks
Timman vs H Karner, 1973
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Döry Indian (E10) 0-1 37...?
E Rotunno vs Alekhine, 1938 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 38.?
E Magerramov vs Gipslis, 1992 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Notable
Grischuk vs A Filippov, 2014 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

QID: Miles Var (E12) 0-1 39...? Notes by Stockfish.
M Rivas Pastor vs Huebner, 1985 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

QID. Fianchetto (E15) 1-0 Mate sequence in Rook pairs ending
Beliavsky vs Adams, 1989 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

NID: Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 1-0
Jobava vs Carlsen, 2010 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 64 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

NID: Classical. Noa Var (E37) 1/2-1/2 Rs & Bs ending
K Grigorian vs Gulko, 1975 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg Var (E43) 0-1 31...?
L Cooper vs I Ivanov, 1987 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 0-1 "Cooking the Rooks"
Gelfand vs Karpov, 1994 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 52 moves, 0-1

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 39...?
R Kempinski vs E Berg, 2012 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

KID: Smyslov Var (E61) 0-1 Defender Deflection for Support Mate
O Danchevski vs V S Spasov, 1998 
(E61) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

KID: Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo System (E62) 0-1 whittled away
J H Donner vs Fischer, 1959 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 44 moves, 0-1

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 1-0 Hort demolition
Hort vs Minic, 1967 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Remove the Guard
V Belous vs H Pasalic, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 R shot!
Shamkovich vs Ivo Ryc, 1968 
(E92) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Kasparov - Karpov World CC Match (1990) New York, NY USA, rd 11
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(E92) King's Indian, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

"New in Chess- Tactics Training - Garry Kasparov" 33...?
Kamsky vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Neo-Classsical (E99) 0-1 Dbl R lift to h-file!!
A Summerscale vs G Jones, 2009 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Two Knights Var (C00) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 13.?
Tseshkovsky vs I Polgar, 1964 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange. Monte Carlo / QGD ACG (C01) 0-1 28...?
Zhao Xue vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 1-0 Girls 39.?
E Guo vs S Madhurima, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 0-1 "I Double Daria"
E Diakonova vs D Voit, 2018 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09) 1-0 31.?
Adams vs Yusupov, 2005 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Smashing f7
Keres vs J Turn, 1942 
(C10) French, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 R on 7th
Smyslov vs E Zagorjansky, 1945 
(C10) French, 37 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 0-1 Battery
A Chistiakov vs P Dubinin, 1939
(C10) French, 25 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 Another masterful swindle
Marshall vs K Treybal, 1930 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 Video link
Vitiugov vs J van Foreest, 2020 
(C11) French, 62 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 PINS~
W Pietzsch vs W Golz, 1960 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Maroczy Var (C13) 1-0 Pins
Tal vs V Veders, 1951 
(C13) French, 34 moves, 1-0

FR Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Albin-Chatard Gambit (C13) 1-0 17.?
Keres vs Wade, 1954 
(C13) French, 17 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 0-1 R hits R, Q hits R
W Adams vs Reshevsky, 1936 
(C15) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Defining R lifts
A S Bernshteyn vs N Sorokin, 1929 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 0-1 B Interpose w/Check
Movsesian vs A Istratescu, 2012 
(C18) French, Winawer, 53 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Muzio Gambit (C25) 1-0 Capped Knight!!!
M Lange vs Schierstedt, 1856 
(C25) Vienna, 21 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe Allgaier Gambit (C25) 1-0Q sac Mayet's #
Schlechter vs J Thirring, 1893 
(C25) Vienna, 35 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Frankenstein-Dracula (C27) 1-0 Dbl R Sacs
O Ekebjaerg vs G Timmerman, 1991 
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Pillsbury's Mate!!
I Saric vs I Papadatos, 1994 
(C28) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Eraser R leaves easy ending
Alekhine vs E J Davies, 1933 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 47 moves, 0-1

KGA Mason-Keres Gambit (C33) 1-0 Dbl R Sac
T Wall vs D Ippolito, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 1-0 Double N&R sacrifices!
J Gallagher vs Balashov, 1991 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

KGA. Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 15.?
J Seoane vs I Prieto, 1986 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Greco Gambit (C38) 0-1 Stunning finish!
J Yoos vs Hjartarson, 1996 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 1-0 Simul exhibition
Blackburne vs Brewer, 1881 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 19 My Best Games of Chess by Viswanathan Anand & John Nunn
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1993 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 0-1 W is less active
Morozevich vs Tkachiev, 2001 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Dashing Dbl Check finish!!
T Barnes vs Loewenthal, 1856 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Arabian Mate!
Chigorin vs Schiffers, 1880 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 21...?
Bondarevsky vs Smyslov, 1945 
(C47) Four Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Spanish. Classical Var (C48) 0-1 Keypusher notes!
Janowski vs Lasker, 1904 
(C48) Four Knights, 35 moves, 0-1

editor's pick as Best Game of Volume 139 of Chess Informant
A Goganov vs Abhimanyu Puranik, 2019 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 51 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50)1-0 KEG annotates!
Blackburne vs G Marco, 1901 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Epaulette's Mate
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1866 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

20. Rxb5!! uses defense, demolition, clearance and a pin threat
Anderssen vs S Hamel, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Def(C52) 1-0blindfold beauty
E Canal vs NN, 1917 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Bird's Attack (C53) 1-0 Rooks hammer the 6th
Bird vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Black's queen is pushed around like a soggy waffle.
G Neumann vs B von Guretzky-Cornitz, 1863 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2Knts Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 1-0 Crafty Rs
A Fritz vs E Schallopp, 1883 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 R shot
Tartakower vs E Steiner, 1921 
(C56) Two Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1Rooking around
J J Ady vs Spassky, 1984 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0Stockfis
De Vere vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Keres Var (C68) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Tartakower vs Schlechter, 1908 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Vukovic # next
E Delmar vs J Elson, 1870 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Martinez Var (C78) 0-1Blitz; interference fails
Carlsen vs Ding Liren, 2019 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Neo-Archangelsk Var (C78) 1-0 25.?
Caruana vs Onischuk, 2016 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Variations (C80) 0-1 Crossfires
H Wolf vs Janowski, 1905 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 30 moves, 0-1

Ruy Lopez, Open (C80) 1-0 Fabulous Finish!!
R Levit vs Genady Rusakovas, 1986 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 30 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 38.?
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84) 1-0 23.?
Kurajica vs P Littlewood, 1980 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Keres Def (C92) 0-1 27...?
L Schmid vs Rossolimo, 1949 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Odd Lies and Comments, Songs & 1972 Fischer-Spassky Copycat
R Thimann vs O Lie, 1977 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Mutual Exchange Sacrifices
W Pollock vs Gunsberg, 1889 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian (B02) 1-0 39.?
D Ionescu vs T Luther, 2005 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Four Pawns Attack. Main Line (B03) 1-0 23.?
F Blatny vs Vrbata, 1950 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defe: Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 6.Nxf7 KxN
H Wagner vs Rellstab, 1930 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 22 moves, 1-0

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

B15: Caro-Kann, Gurgenidze system 1-0 Blasting Rooks!!
L Christiansen vs I Foygel, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto, BxNf3 (B06) 0-1 Open g-file, passer
O Johannsson vs T Schou-Moldt, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 47 moves, 0-1

Modern Def 3.f4 Bg7 Sniper/Dragon (B06) 1-0 Early K walk->attkr
B Ivanovic vs J Rukavina, 1984 
(B06) Robatsch, 58 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 1-0 fiery gem!
Weenink vs S Landau, 1930 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 0-1 35...?
M Mukhitdinov vs Botvinnik, 1967 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 0-1 Remove the Guard
S Fedorchuk vs A Donchenko, 2015
(B10) Caro-Kann, 37 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knts Attk. Mindeno Exchange (B11) 0-1 27.?
Motylev vs E Najer, 2015 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 29 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Modern Var (B12) 1-0 Here, have my Rook!
Tiviakov vs V Vorotnikov, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 27.?
L Semenova vs M Muresan, 1983 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Rob the pin
G Kadas vs E Paoli, 1976 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Katalimov Variation (B27) 0-1 37...?
R Swinkels vs C Bauer, 2007 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed Var (B29) 0-1 Trade Exch Sacs
A Planinc vs M Basman, 1974 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 30 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Exch Sac for Kside Crusher!
Nakamura vs A Postojev, 2008 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

OldSicilian Bg7: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B31) 1-0 Blitz ?s
Svidler vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var Novosibirsk Var (B33) 0-1 30...?
Topalov vs Lautier, 1998 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

A young Kasparov on the losing side of a Maroczy bind
Kasparov vs Yurtaev, 1975 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Pin Var (B40) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 19.?
Yates vs A Haida, 1925 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 24.?
G Vescovi vs S Gschwendtner, 1994 
(B53) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Kasimdzhanov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B53) Sicilian, 45 moves, 0-1

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Var (B67) 1-0 Greco's # w/pin
Tal vs A Deze, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B78) 0-1 Blindfold
Ivanchuk vs Kamsky, 1994 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 30 moves, 0-1

Dbl R sacs for Swallow's Tail/Gueridon Mate next move
J Pokojowczyk vs Timoshchenko, 1979 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Classical General (B83) 0-1 55...?
H Munoz Sotomayor vs H Salazar Jacob, 1990 
(B83) Sicilian, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 Arabian# awaits
A Zapata vs Ftacnik, 1992 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Var (B84) 1-0 36.?
Z Hernandez vs B Dekic, 2008 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attack. General (B86) 1-0 21.?
D Perovic vs M Cebalo, 1986 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Igor Does It
I A Zaitsev vs Khenkin, 1988
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1Notes by Stockfish
Javokhir Sindarov vs A Firouzja, 2019 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 0-1

Sicil Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 0-1 Immune Rxc7
Jobava vs K Jakubowski, 2001 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

A classic "co-linear" move
Yifan Hou vs S Andriasyan, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Jon Speelman's book Best Chess Games 1970-80
M Stean vs E Ungureanu, 1976 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Three possible mate patterns
Koblents vs Graf-Stevenson, 1935 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

London System c4/Harrwitz Attk vs Baltic Def(D02) 1-0Weaponized
Carlsen vs B Finegold, 2017 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Colle System 4.c4 BxNf3 (D04) 1-0 34.?
Colle vs W Fairhurst, 1927 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Boleslavsky vs Dzindzichashvili, 1967 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: General (D30) 1-0 Rook battery advantage of no luft
G Ilivitsky vs Aronin, 1952 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Accelerated Move Order (D31) 0-1 Battery Blast!
Zarko Popovic vs A Fuderer, 1949
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Noteboom Var (D31) 1-0 Pin that defends
Korchnoi vs E Preissmann, 1991 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Rubinstein System (D33) 1-0 Ambitious Rooks!
O Chajes vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Def. Alekhine Var (D38) 0-1 N sac opens the h-file
Koneru vs Yifan Hou, 2011 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna Var (D39) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Kasparov vs Hjartarson, 1989 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 30.?
Botvinnik vs Szabo, 1946 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Variation (D47) 1-0 23.?
C Hansen vs O Borik, 1998 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

QGD: Pillsbury Attack (D55) 1-0 Stockfish notes; KEG annotates!
Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1900 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 29 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1931 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange (D76) 0-1Exch Sac Undermines
Timman vs Svidler, 1999 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 25 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 33.?
Szabo vs L Liptay, 1962 
(D85) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish; 25...?
Opocensky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B63) 1-0 B-Q Battery
G Garcia vs D Gurevich, 1986 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

French, Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Dropping minor pieces
A Stubljar vs Bor Harej, 2002 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Deflection, K walk
Wan Yunguo vs S Abu Sufian, 2009 
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def. Exchange (C63) 1-0 first outing
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1850 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

KIA vs QGD Bb7, Be7 (A07) 1-0 Line clearance w/overworked pawn
A Liang vs J Haug, 2017 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Games where check is answered with checkmate#!!
C Jaenisch vs Shumov, 1850 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: 2.Na3!? (B20) 1-0 33.?
B Savchenko vs V Belov, 2006 
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: General (C46) 1-0 White rooks afield
Hector vs L E Johannessen, 2002 
(C46) Three Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening/Colle-Zuke vs KID (A00) 1-0 0-0-0 vs 0-0
G Welling vs T Gishi, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Portuguese Var (B01) 0-1 Dbl R sacs by MC
S Vaibhav vs Carlsen, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Artful Kside assault
K Shanava vs A Gurkin, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 Fortress
Nakamura vs Van Wely, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C14) 0-1Damiano's Mate w/N
M Mrdja vs Gleizerov, 2011 
(C14) French, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical, General (B83) 1-0 Dbl R sac!
C Lutz vs M Tratar, 1996 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Tal sac's rooks on move 18 & 32 to get a mating net on move 37.
Tal vs Z Szymczak, 1974 
(A15) English, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Morphy Attack (C78) 1-0 Stockfish; 28.?
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 24.?
T L Petrosian vs P Smirnov, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 19/20 Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti
Tarrasch vs J Noa, 1885 
(C11) French, 47 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Bronstein Var (B12) 1-0 30.?
V Mikenas vs A Bannik, 1957 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Modern, Nc6 Exchange (C41) 1-0 Tear open center
Wen Yang vs Zilun Lan, 2017 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicil Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 aesthetically pleasing
Dolmatov vs Polugaevsky, 1988 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 This is a gem!
P Dely vs J H Donner, 1961 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 27 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. General (E91) 1-0 Remarkable Kside assault
Shulman vs C D'Amore, 1994 
(E91) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0 29.?
A Zaitsev vs Furman, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicil Wing Gambit. Deferred (B50) 1-0 Sideways Swallow's Tail #
Tartakower vs J T Andor, 1952 
(B50) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 1-0 R Roller
Tal vs J A Grefe, 1991 
(C18) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Classical. Fianchetto (B58) 1-0 find the finish
A Ivanov vs Smirin, 1985 
(B58) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 31...?
O Sarapu vs J Sarfati, 1985 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 0-1

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

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 31...?
Yermolinsky vs Beliavsky, 1993 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 32 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C18) 1-0 St. Louis Pin Special
Caruana vs Lenderman, 2018 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 31.?
Y N Sakharov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1957 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Rubinstein Var (C14) 1-0 Dbl Exch Sac
Stoltz vs Wade, 1952 
(C14) French, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

G258 in 'The Golden Treasury of Chess' by Wellmuth & Horowitz.
Vidmar vs V Mikenas, 1931 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Open Var (C80) 0-1 Fabulous Finish
O H Labone vs Lasker, 1898 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 44 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 0-1 Exch Sacs & Q romps
J Mieses vs Colle, 1930
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 0-1 Stunning Deflection!
I V Rohacek vs J Sefc, 1949 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Classical 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (A84) 0-1 R sac exposes K
Belakovsky vs Boleslavsky, 1938 
(A84) Dutch, 31 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: Exchange Var (A00) 1-0 blitz tactics to promote
T Gareyev vs L Dominguez, 2019 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

The rook on the 7th w/help out performed the rook on the 8th
Karpov vs Geller, 1981 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B25) 1-0 R retreat traps the Black Q
Tian Tian vs Z Nemeth, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Vienna Var (D39) 1-0
Lputian vs V Arbakov, 1983
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Netherlands Var (D00) 1-0 Exchange Sac
Tarjan vs J A Gutierrez, 1979 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: General (C44) 1-0 Q deflection for R roller!
S Levitsky vs A Rabinovich, 1912 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 23.?
A Burtasova vs N Straub, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Classical Var (D68) 1-0 22.?
Lputian vs Balashov, 1986 
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 65 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Tartakower & du Mont
Halprin vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Central passer
Csom vs Ribli, 1969 
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

After piece sacrifice, white "casually" exchange queens!
Reti vs Flamberg, 1912 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Kaufmann Var (C29) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Fleischhauer vs O Valentiner, 1913 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Rossolimo Var (A41) 1-0 Clearance sacrifice!
O Girya vs O Gritsayeva, 2014 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 0-1?? Promotion race, victory!
N Golovko vs Y Gusev, 1970 
(C25) Vienna, 53 moves, 1-0

Alekhine in the Americas by Donaldson & Minev, pg. 42
F Valenzuela vs Alekhine, 1927 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C10) 1-0 Pawn storm!
Edith Charlotte Price vs E Gibb, 1920 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Bg7 vs Pseudo-Torre Bg5 (B06) 1-0 Heavies on 7th
Kholmov vs N Zilberman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Bg7 (B31) 1-0Stockfish; 14.?
S Chanda vs S Himanshu, 2006 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Smyslov Def (C93) 1-0 Stockfish
Spassky vs D Arutiunian, 1965 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical Var (A90) 1-0 R sets up Qg7#
D Anton Guijarro vs Y Santiago, 2018 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Chapter 11, Ivan Sokolov's book "Sacrifice and the Initiative"
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 House of Cards
J Minckwitz vs J Noa, 1881 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice (C44) ˇ 0-1
Bronstein vs A Fuderer, 1959 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 R fork+ robs the pin
Caruana vs A Giri, 2020 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 Sack Attack!!
P F Schmidt vs H Nowarra, 1941 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

"...brilliant and interesting..."
Blackburne vs G Beach, 1900 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 0-1 Fab Black sacs!
V G Kirillov vs Furman, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 blitz 25.?
K McDonald vs Blaine Newcomb, 2020 
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 89 in 'Lasker's Manual of Chess' by Emanuel Lasker
Duras vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 0-1

1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices and Combinations by Fred Reinfeld
Morphy vs C Stanley, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

KID: Averbakh Var. Geller Def (E73) 0-1 Namesake
J Adamski vs Geller, 1968 
(E73) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 48 in 'Judgment and Planning in Chess' by Machgielis Euwe
Nimzowitsch vs A Pritzel, 1922 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Closed Var (E87) 0-1 Royal assassination
Liberzon vs Boleslavsky, 1960 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 29 moves, 0-1

The Helsinki Hand Grenade (D55) 0-1 33 moves
Edgar Lindroos vs E E Book, 1934 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1-0 Purdy failed to castle?!?
D Horseman vs J S Purdy, 1955 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

G74 in Elements of Combination Play in Chess by Fred Reinfeld
A Reggio vs J Mieses, 1903 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 1-0 19...f6?
Staunton vs NN, 1843 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 339 in Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Ljubojevic vs Portisch, 1982 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 31 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A48) 0-1 lawn mower mate
T Mocchi vs A Valsecchi, 2010 
(A48) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Leningrad (A04) 1-0 22.?
E Magerramov vs Vyzmanavin, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Danish G: 4.cxd4 Qxe4+ (C21) 1-0 Pay Surcharge, avoid Discharge
Spielmann vs M Billecard, 1907 
(C21) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Defense. Rubinstein Attack (D64) 1-0 Clever
Dake vs E Tholfsen, 1934 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Weird rook pendulum 25..Rdh8!, 28..Rd8.
L Day vs Suttles, 1969 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 40 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attk (E97) 1-0 R+ creates pinned defender
Hjartarson vs Shaked, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E02) 0-1 Rob the Pin
K Junge vs Keres, 1942 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 32 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Absolute Pins
F Deacon vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Arabian Mate is coming!
E Karklins vs J Damocles, 2010 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Von Hennig Gambit (B15) 1-0 Boden's Mate next
G Welling vs F Wrobel, 1982 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 1-0 P storm, R sac
E Berg vs L Bergez, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D10) 1-0 20.?
Keene vs K Bowyer, 1963 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 Bitchin' Pins!!
Nunn vs Timman, 1995 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

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