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"Opposite colored Bishops are wonderful attacking weapons in the middlegame (or in endgames with many pieces remaining) since one Bishop can attack something that the other can't defend." - Jeremy Silman

Thank you Calypsoleon!

KID: Four Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Clearance sac is useless
V Vepkhvishvili vs Z Rukhadze, 1970 
(E77) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

KID: Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Black Q for 3 pieces
H Kokkoris vs Kavalek, 1968 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54) 1-0 Pin on f7
P Lukacs vs J Flesch, 1975 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 26 moves, 1-0

Solitaire Chess by I. A. Horowitz. Page 37, move 6.
Denker vs Fine, 1944 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

NID: St. Petersburg Var (E43) 1-0 Minors on the edge
P F Schmidt vs L Endzelins, 1936
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

The Game of the Year (New In Chess Magazine 2017/8)
J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

NID: Kmoch Variation (E20) 0-1 19.0-0? Spearhead
M Bluvshtein vs J Rowson, 2008 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

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

G83 in Fred Reinfeld's book "The Immortal Games of Capablanca"
Capablanca vs Maroczy, 1929 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Sozin Var I (D49) 1-0 Try to hold onto Ps
Botvinnik vs S Belavenets, 1934 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Old Var (D48) 1-0 Greek Gift Removes Def
Boleslavsky vs K Klaman, 1946
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Wade Var (D47) 0-1 Q sac, raking Bishops
Keresztely vs Benko, 1951 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 19 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Counter threat
Koltanowski vs NN, 1935 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Def. Alekhine Var (D38) 0-1 Disturbed P shield
G Garcia Gonzalez vs Kurajica, 1979
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

QGD: Exchange. Positional (D35) 0-1 Dbl N sac for Kside attack!
A Moiseenko vs K Korley, 2019 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD: Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Mutual IQP come off
J Bartholomew vs S Shao, 2011
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Swedish, Central Break (D33) 1-0 Stockfish 18.?
Adorjan vs Tisdall, 1981 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 IQP passer
Keres vs Mecking, 1972 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Q's Knight Var (D31) 1-0 Bxh6 sac generates Kside assault
Koltanowski vs NN, 1940
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

This game was selected as the best game of informator 79
Kramnik vs Huebner, 2000 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def. Rubinstein Var (D27) 1-0 It's still burning
Gligoric vs Myagmarsuren, 1966 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 17 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Quiet. Schallopp Def (D12) 0-1 Super Opera Mate!
N Sorokin vs Y Vilner, 1929 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD: Albin Countergambit 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (D08) 1-0 Simul Smash
Tal vs Springall, 1964 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Nikitin vs Kupreichik, 1968
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 91 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch.
Tarrasch vs G Irion, 1887 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Colle System cxd4 cxd4 = IQP (D05) 1-0 Kside assault
A Preinfalk vs B Milic, 1946
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle System c3 (D05) 1-0 f-pawn push helps battery hit h7
S Rootare vs O Rubtsova, 1959 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle 8.c3 e5 9.e4 (D05) 1-0 Bxh6 Pseudo Blackburn Mate
Chernev vs E S Jackson, 1940 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Zukertort/Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Stunning interference
M Shereshevsky vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

checkers/whist/blind chess simul (1900) 1-0, 21 moves
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Colle System c4 vs delayed Dbl Fio (D04) 0-1 Blitz; Rob the pin
G Thornton vs E Inarkiev, 2015
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort Var (D02) 0-1 Discovered Dbl++
N Mikkelsen vs E Brondum, 2009 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Krause Var Qxb2?1 (D02) 1-0 K flush
Schlechter vs Leonhardt, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 Blind sac attack!
Fine vs H Helms, 1945 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1-0 File opening
N Whitaker vs Showalter, 1915 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 0-1 Brilliant!!
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 289 in Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch
J N Berger vs Tarrasch, 1894 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 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 Game: Berlin Def. l'Hermet Var (C67) 1-0 Blackburne's #
Ganguly vs A Ismagambetov, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Schliemann Def. Schönemann Attk (C63) 1-0 Pseudo Boden
E Aaltio vs Plukker, 1974 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Kts Def. Polerio Def Bogo Var (C58) 1-0 WWall notes
J Durao vs Prins, 1954 
(C58) Two Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knts Def. Polerio Def Bogoljubow Var (C58) 0-1Corr
Young vs L Barden, 1945 
(C58) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

C58 1-0 25 moves. Bxh6 leads to Damiano's Bishop Mate.
Prins vs A Medina Garcia, 1951 
(C58) Two Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Traxler Cntrattack Knt sac (C57) 0-1 Boden's #
Abdullaev vs Razmolodin, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Traxler Countrattk (C57) 0-1 18...?
D Cavallo vs J F Opalek, 1968 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Perreux Var (C55) 0-1Moscow bully B
Estrin vs Koptev, 1941 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Greco Gambit Greco Var (C54)1-0 BxRa1?
A Fernandez-Velasco Climent vs A Munoz Angel, 2001 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Bird's Attack (C53) 1-0 Famous Reinfeld # puzzle
Bird vs Burn, 1886 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Reti Mate before Reti
M R Kaldegg vs G Zeissl, 1903 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 61 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
Paulsen vs H Schneider, 1864 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian, Evans Gambit. Accptd (C51) 1-0 Original Blackburne's #
Blackburne vs Wylde, 1875 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 Q trap & mate
Blackburne vs Wylde, 1875 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish Var (C48) 0-1 It sure looked easy
L V Genika vs Chigorin, 1900 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1-0 16.?
S Horvath vs B Perenyi, 1972 
(C47) Four Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Center Pawn Fork Trick (C46) 1-0
Glek vs Romanishin, 1996 
(C46) Three Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Scotch, Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Pummeled by Pins
Anderssen vs F Riemann, 1877 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

12...0-0-0!!! says The Joys of Chess by Christian Hesse
T Espig vs G Moehring, 1973 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch, Göring Gambit. Declined 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (C44)1-0 RxNc6 sac
A F Arjona vs Gonzalez, 1988
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Whirlwind Ns
I A Zaitsev vs V Storozhenko, 1970 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 0-1 Finish shear beauty
J Whitehead vs P Biyiasas, 1977 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 1-0 Sally tells
G Chandler vs NN, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Rob the Pin
K Kopetzky vs I Engert, 1942 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Black center P fork trick; W batteries
M Sebag vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange streak of captures (C41) 1-0 B traps N
J Soo Hoo vs B Bekhtur, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0Watch those Bishops
F Koberl vs J Ban, 1952
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attk (C39) 1-0 Superb Mating Combo
Maroczy vs G Exner, 1894 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Def 4.c6 (C36) 0-1 Kside crusher
K Muchnik vs N Bakulin, 1967 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def Bertin Gambit (C35) 1-0 Q Trap
D Baretic vs Uremovic, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Black strikes Kside w/minor pieces
E Walther vs Winkler, 1950
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Bledow Countergambit (C33) 1-0 raking Bs w/Ng5
Pillsbury vs Swiderski, 1903 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 1-0 Pseudo-Boden's #
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1863 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KG Declined. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Q sac, Boden's Mate
G Janny vs L Steiner, 1922 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Bardeleben Var (C29) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Spielmann vs Prokes, 1908 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 1-0 U12 Bishops bite
Yahor Silich vs Bayartnar Erkhes, 2016 
(C28) Vienna Game, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Vienna G. Steinitz G. Zukertort Def (C25) 0-1Q sac to Boden's #
Hermann Neustadtl vs O Valenta, 1889 
(C25) Vienna, 19 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Copenhagen Def (C21) 1-0 There's more
Lindehn vs W B Haughton, 1870 
(C21) Center Game, 22 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 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: McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 1-0 Bs criss-cross #
Ganguly vs Nakamura, 2006 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 1-0 Kside theft
Spielmann vs P F Schmidt, 1938 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Crack the 0-0
V Atlas vs S Tomezack, 2006 
(C10) French, 16 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Remove the Guard
E Prandstetter vs I Hausner, 2001 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0 Bishop pair
Nimzowitsch vs Salwe, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

Published in Shakhmatnoe Obozrenie 1910, p. 30
Alekhine vs Gutkevich, 1910 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def: 2.g3 Reti-Spielmann Attack (C00) 0-1 Mutal N sacs
Riumin vs Rauzer, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Chigorin Var (C00) 1-0 Spearhead Gueridon # w/a pin
F S Anderson vs E Davidson, 1945 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

French Defense: 3.Bd3 Schlechter Var (C00) 1-0 Q+ & fork 2 vs 1
Kupchik vs J C Rosenthal, 1917
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def. Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit(C00) 1-0Crossfire
M W Healey vs Graham J Moore, 2017 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Raking Bs, two pins
Zaw Win Lay vs Wynn Zaw Htun, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 1-0 Wildfire!
Miles vs J Veerman, 1986 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 1-0 Juniors
K Priyadharshan vs Robson, 2011 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern (B67) 1-0 Slashing Bs
Tal vs J Klavins, 1958 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Exchange Var (B62) 1-0Counterattack fails
K Richter vs H Wagner, 1932 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical. General (B56) 1-0 Bad bishop
A Planinc vs I Cudina, 1970
(B56) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kupreichik Var (B56) 0-1 Both sides sac bishops
Velimirovic vs I Ivanisevic, 1999 
(B56) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 Remove the Def
Shamkovich vs S Matera, 1977
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: French Var. Normal (B40) 1-0 Messiah annotates
H C Bergstrom vs E Rayner, 1975 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Delayed Alapin Var (B40) 1-0 Mate using 5 units!
I Nikolayev vs N Stepanov, 1985
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 862 in Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Shirov vs Van Wely, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: UnClosed (B23) 0-1 Qside soiree
Short vs Nepomniachtchi, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon (B23) 0-1Notes by Stockfish
J van den Bosch vs Euwe, 1936 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian UnClosed f4, Nf3 Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Blitz outnumbering, pin
Nepomniachtchi vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0 h-file sac attack!
Oral vs G Vescovi, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Morphy Gambit. Andreaschek Gambit (B21) 1-0Reinfeld #
I A Horowitz vs C W Hrissikopoulos, 1941 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Scheveningen (B21) 0-1 Bs
Prins vs Saemisch, 1936 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 17 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 1-0Compare back ranks
E W Marchand vs M Reiss, 1954 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attk. Fianchetto Gambit (B13) 1-0Crossfire
Szabo vs J Kostro, 1971
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance (B12) 1-0 Pins, R sac
Vachier-Lagrave vs M Mchedlishvili, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Dizzy game to watch
N Whitaker vs I Heitner, 1948 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Standard (B06) 0-1 Beautiful Qside assault!
E J Gausel vs N Davies, 1988 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1-0 Black Q forced into self-pin
Rublevsky vs Z Varga, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02) 1-0 Castled opp
I Nikolayev vs A Yakunov, 1989 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

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 3...Qa5 into Hippo (B01) 1-0 Raking Bs, sham Q sac
J Houska vs B Yildiz, 2005 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy Variation. Hammer Gambit (B00) 1-0
T Gimeno Patino vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: General (B00) 1-0 24.?
T Binham vs P Horn, 1998 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 f6, g6, and h6 get hit
F S Anderson vs E Michelsen, 1945
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Owen Def 4...f5 5.f3 fxe4 6.fxe4 (B00) 1-0 From Kside to Qside
Blackburne vs S Hamel, 1867 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 0-1 20...?
E de Groote vs D Arutinian, 2009 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 Greco's # w/a pin
Pomar Salamanca vs L Gallegos, 1944 
(A84) Dutch, 16 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

Old Indian Def: Tartakower-Indian (A54) 0-1 Pawn grabbing
K Kuenitz vs S Stanek, 2010 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 25 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Kside Fianchetto (A48) 0-1 P fork trick, remove gu
H High vs Keene, 1964 
(A48) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Torre Attk w/Ne5, Ng5: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Another B offer!
Petrosian vs V Liublinsky, 1949 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

CoIle vs Indian: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1Outnumbered
L Matibet vs Marshall, 1935 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
E Cohn vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Zwischenzug in the Opening - Immediate recapture not required
A Durao vs S Horta, 1954 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Indian Game 2.Bf4 (A45) 0-1Boden's mate upon aimless woodpusher
Muskietorz vs J Salt, 1958 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack vs. Pseudo-Stonewall Def (A45) 1-0Discovered#
Janowski vs W Michel, 1926 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Rat Def., Sicilian-like but Bg7 lags (A41) 1-0 Boden's cousin
K Richter vs W John, 1933 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 18 moves, 1-0

Englund Gambit ML (A40) 1-0 What's in your coffee?
N Pelagejchenko vs E Maratkanov, 2000 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Duchamp Var (A38) 1-0 B combo
Larsen vs A Davie, 1967 
(A38) English, Symmetrical, 25 moves, 1-0

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

English, Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Ns walk the Ks
Pinter vs S Arkhipov, 1983 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 19 in Dynamic Chess Strategy by Mihai Suba
Suba vs Sax, 1984 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 16 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 1-0 Qd5
Adorjan vs L Zsinka, 1982 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

King's English. Closed System (A25) 1-0 The Bishop Pair
Capablanca vs Milner-Barry, 1936 
(A25) English, 36 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knights' Fianchetto Line (A22) 1-0 Brilliant!
Kavalek vs W Pietzsch, 1967 
(A22) English, 30 moves, 1-0

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Tal vs Plaskett, 1984 
(A20) English, 24 moves, 1-0

Eng. Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18) 1-0 Q trap
G S Perks vs D Dardinger, 1981 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 10 moves, 1-0

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 Discovery
Balashov vs Romanishin, 1976 
(A17) English, 35 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld Var (A16) 1-0 Discvr+
Savon vs C Guillermo Poch, 1971
(A16) English, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 178 of 200 Modern Brilliancies by Kevin Wicker (pub. 1981)
Suba vs L Roos, 1978 
(A16) English, 23 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID formation (A15) 1-0 En prise Bs
Polugaevsky vs R Simic, 1988
(A15) English, 16 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 0-1 25...?
M Ujtelky vs Parma, 1966 
(A14) English, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 324 in Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Tal vs Van der Wiel, 1982 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Capablanca Var (A12) 1-0 Mayet's Mate
H Heinicke vs P Tautvaisas, 1949
(A12) English with b3, 35 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Bogoljubow Var (A12) 0-1How2Pronounce
Nimzowitsch vs Pirc, 1931 
(A12) English with b3, 28 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio KIA vs Pachman System (A07) 1-0 Pick a target
Stein vs Golombek, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

KIA vs NY System (A07) 1-0 Lead in development, gain tempos
J Hardinge vs M Smith, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0It looked like an Alekhine t-bolt
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Def(A06) 1-0 23.?
L Gutman vs Kholmov, 1975 
(A06) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian UnClosed (A04) 1-0 Cramped position sows the seeds of
P Romanovsky vs Y Vilner, 1925 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Symmetrical Defense (A05) 1-0 16.?
N Minev vs I Novak, 1974 
(A05) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Kingside Fianchetto (A04) 1-0 Raking Bs
Korchnoi vs Dzindzichashvili, 1985 
(A04) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

English/Reti vs Bg7, f6, e5 (A04)1-0 12...QxN still loses piece
K Spraggett vs L Day, 1984 
(A04) Reti Opening, 12 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Mujannah Opening (A03) 0-1 Too many P moves
Quabeck vs P Heuaecker, 1936 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Photo/ 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Grob vs C Chaude de Silans, 1951 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit (A02) 0-1 Dbl K Pawn Italian style
E D'Andre vs De Vere, 1867 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Bird, From Gambit. Lasker Var (A02) 1-0 Pinned to mating square
A Laun vs O Mueller-Roger, 1963 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 0-1 A study in Bishop play
D Keller vs W Halser, 1967 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 light-square weakness
B Wall vs R Uy, 1976 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 15 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 Nf6 (A00) 0-1 Q trap
G Nilsson vs S Olsson, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Anderssen Opening (A00) 1/2-1/2 Read blogger notes
Larry Evans vs H Gordon, 1946 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Chess variants / Vienna Gambit (000) 1-0 Fantastic finish!!
Tarrasch vs Fiedler, 1892 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Spearhead
E Kuebart vs A Archipoff, 1949
(A03) Bird's Opening, 52 moves, 1-0

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

White Dbl Fio vs Black...d5, Bg4 (A06) 1-0 Bishop pair pins
W Schmidt vs Spiridonov, 1976
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack e4 vs e5 (A07) 1-0 Raking bishops
Larry Evans vs R Filguth, 1978
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

B24 Sicilian Defence Closed, Smyslov Variation 7.Nce2
Spassky vs Hjartarson, 1988 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio/King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Var (A07) 1-0
Jansa vs Keene, 1983
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

KIA: Symmetrical Def (A07) 0-1White N for 2 Black Ps insufficie
A Triapishko vs A Esipenko, 2019 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

KIA Chigorin's 2.Qe2 vs French Def (A07) 1-0 Hit the Q again
Bronstein vs O Pastuhoff, 1952 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 0-1 unmassed action
Taimanov vs Hjartarson, 1997 
(A13) English, 44 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 1-0 P rollers
C Hansen vs Ftacnik, 1991 
(A16) English, 37 moves, 1-0

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

King's English. Taimanov Var (A25) 1-0 Damiano's Mate
Portisch vs Gulko, 1976
(A25) English, 65 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Hedgehog Def (A30) 1-0 Interference
Kramnik vs Ribli, 1993 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Stockfish
Radjabov vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 45 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. 4 Knights (A35) 1-0 Illusory Pin
Tal vs B Ivanovic, 1988 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Opening: General (A40) 0-1 Nailed by the Bishop pair
R Blikra Vea vs J A Ingvaldsen, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System Copycat (A46) 1-0
Najdorf vs E Falcon, 1945 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Scandi Declined 2.Nc3/Dunst (B01) 1-0 String of Tactics by Teen
Nakamura vs J W Loyte, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 ML. Mieses 5.Bd3 Bg4 6.Nge2 e6?! (B01) 1-0 Disc+ motifs
Tarrasch vs J Mieses, 1903 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

Cnt Cntr 3.Nf3 Bg4, ...QxQe2 (B01) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Nakamura vs Tiviakov, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 79 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Criss-Cross Mate
A Brkic vs F Meng, 2005
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 55 moves, 1-0

p.56 / First Rule Concerning Bishops (trade off the Bad Bishop)
P Cramling vs J Yrjola, 1984 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 Bxh6 etc.
J Fuller vs W A Winser, 1949 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 32 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

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 30.?
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

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Lolli's Mate is coming
J Becerra Rivero vs A Shvartsman, 2011
(B30) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto Var (B31) 1-0 Yum
E Ahmed vs S Ghonimy, 2001
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sic Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0 Blitz
Timman vs Larsen, 1987
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian French. Westerinen Attk (B40) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Kasimdzhanov vs Topalov, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian French Variation (B40) 1-0 Rxf7, Qh7+ K walk about
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 0-1 Q drops in #
K Niemi vs P Cramling, 2005 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Maroczy Bind Bronstein Var (B41) 1-0Restrict
Bronstein vs Boleslavsky, 1958 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal Var (B45) 0-1 Escape
Damjanovic vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 54 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

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 Defense: Fischer-Sozin Attk. General (B86) 0-1 K hunt
R Plunkett vs S Fink, 2003 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Schlechter Variation (C00) 1-0 Unusual bishops
Carlsen vs T Maeder, 2002 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Reversed Philidor vs French Def (C00) 0-1 Qside action
J Hall vs V Akopian, 2005 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Reversed Philidor Formation (C00) 1-0 Slasher
Schmaltz vs M Feygin, 2001 
(C00) French Defense, 31 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. Pawn Center Var (C05) 0-1 Exactly or else
Savon vs Gleizerov, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 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: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 31...?
A Filippov vs Ngoc Truongson Nguyen, 2010 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Game: Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 0-1 Exposed K
Fidelity vs K G Shirazi, 1986 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit (C25) 1-0Pick the mating pattern
Steinitz vs H Eschwege, 1871 
(C25) Vienna, 32 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. Cunningham Def (C35) 1-0 Juniors
Dan Hill vs D Hodge, 1996 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Defense (C39) 1-0 Boden's #
Steinitz vs A Belaieff, 1873 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 N sac
D Gutsche vs S L Jones, 2000 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 Raking Bs
Riga vs Orel Chess Club, 1896 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Rs snooker N
Velimirovic vs Romanishin, 1975 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 0-1 What a game!
Robson vs J Bryant, 2013 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 0-1

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

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 19.?
Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1910 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 1-0 Blastin' Bishops
K Amerika vs Nicole Valdivia Cano, 2014 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 10...Kh8?
Duda vs W So, 2019 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Tradition (C54) 1-0Rob the Pin
Leonhardt vs W Schwan, 1903 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Knts Def. Traxler Counterattk B sac (C57) 0-1 Simul
Fischer vs R Henry / R Thacker, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 31 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Center Attack (C84) 1-0 Bxf7+
O Sarapu vs B Marsick, 1960 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 1/2-1/2 Bishop pairs & pawns
Nakamura vs Ding Liren, 2019 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 1-0 Spearhead
N Power vs C Magerkurth, 1949
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

London System vs Tarrasch Def (D02) 0-1 R interference fails!
Vidmar vs E Cohn, 1911 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Queen's Gambit Accepted: General (D20) 1-0Big grin on your face
H Bernstein vs Bisguier, 1946 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

HB Global Chess Challenge (2005), Minneapolis, MN USA, rd 4
Onischuk vs Shulman, 2005 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD: Exchange (D35) 1-0 Raking Bishops, Exchange Sac
Ding Liren vs W So, 2019 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

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

TAL- recommended by himself as one of his most interesting
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Raking Bs, Pin, Spearhead
L Unuk vs M Sebag, 2018 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 Suspense, Discovered +
D Aniag vs M Voloaca, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

"Monte Carlo 1902" edited by A.J. Gilliam
Pillsbury vs H Wolf, 1902 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

"Igordian Knot" (game of the day Jan-03-2013)
Seirawan vs I Ivanov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 Stockfish notes
M Matlakov vs Eljanov, 2013 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

NID: Reshevsky Var (E46) 0-1 Raking Bishops & Back ranks
Rapport vs Wei Yi, 2012 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Smyslov Var (E54) 0-1 Masterly
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 50 moves, 0-1

Colle-Zukertort vs Colle-Judd (D05) 1-0
Zukertort vs M Judd, 1883 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Raking Bishops
E Cohn vs J Mieses, 1908
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 17 in Richard Réti's Best Games by Harry Golombek
G Nyholm vs Reti, 1914 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0Stockfish notes
Maroczy vs Von Bardeleben, 1908 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen Variation (B46) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Svidler vs Rublevsky, 2007 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer, Ernst (1819-1885) of Austria
Falkbeer vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 1-0 Hot water for both Ks
J Rowson vs D Tan, 2002 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: General (B00) 1-0 Blindfold Simul
Tkachiev vs J P Lagrillet, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Bg2. Korchnoi Def (B23) 1-0 Raking Bs
Gulko vs A Kremenietsky, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 Boden's Mate!
Steinitz vs W J Wilson, 1862 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA. Traditional Var (C38) 1-0 Q sac for a mating attack!
J Cazenove vs D Tomalin, 1819 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attk (C29) 1-0Dead accurate
Taubenhaus vs C D Locock, 1890 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Leonhardt Gambit 4.b4 Qxb4 (B01) 1-0 Greek gift
B Stein vs P Backwinkel, 1981 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Keres Var (C68) 0-1 Crossfire in center
D S Polland vs I A Horowitz, 1936
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: General (D32) 0-1 Bishops on the back rank
I Larsen vs Graf-Stevenson, 1939 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 Tactical Masterpiece
Hector vs M Antonsen, 2010 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Bxh3 storms the castle
S S Cohen vs M Fox, 1936
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 0-1Stockfish
E Williams vs Staunton, 1851 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Semi-Slav Defense: Noteboom Variation (D31) 1-0 U12
D Abilmazhinov vs J Smeets, 1997
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Barry Attk vs Lasker's NY System (A45) 0-1 P storm leaves weak
T Nabaty vs P Zpevak, 2012
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Meran Var (D48) 1-0 Superior penetration
I Rabinovich vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1925 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Discovered # next
Sveshnikov vs Stein, 1973 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def 5.g4 Nxg4 (C41) 1-0 Saucy Bishop w/a Smirk
Van Kampen vs S Plukkel, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 1-0 20.?
Anderssen vs S Hamel, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld Var (A16) 1-0
Y N Sakharov vs S V Levitsky, 1960 
(A16) English, 26 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights, Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 28.?
Tal vs K Grigorian, 1982 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 Retreat for #!
I Ivanov vs F Lindsay, 1994 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 N sac w/raking Bs for brutal mating net
Petrosian vs Chukaev, 1951 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Fantastic breakthrough!!
Romanishin vs B Jansson, 1971 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 It went South...
J Vilarnovo Caamano vs Swayams, 2018 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 59 in The Application of Chess Theory by Efim Geller
Geller vs Keres, 1952 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 40 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Var (C41) 0-1 Strike back in the center
T Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 1-0 Q sac for P#!
Alekhine vs Forrester, 1923 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Four Pawns Attack. ML (B03) 0-1 Clearance sac
H Kokkoris vs D Marovic, 1970 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 0-1 27...?
Adams vs Fedorov, 2001 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 0-1 Reti's # set-up
F Bernsdorfer vs W Hasenfuss, 1937 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 P thrusts & sacrifices
Bellon Lopez vs V Kovacevic, 1979 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

"Luck of the Irish" (game of the day Mar-17-2005)
B P Reilly vs Fine, 1935 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 40 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Fully Accepted (A58) 0-1 See AJ's Chessbase link
Gelfand vs Carlsen, 2014 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 23 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

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

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 0-1 27...?
Ribli vs Adorjan, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

KID: Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 0-1 On the run!
F J Perez Perez vs J Durao, 1961 
(E70) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch Var (C03) 1-0 Double Sacs on e6!!
M Tissir vs M Jimenez Algora, 2004
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov Var. Modern Main Line (B17) 1-0 28.?
A Suarez Real vs J Hawkins, 2014 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Harmony overcomes
J Hirneise vs M Hoensch, 2007 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

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

A25 1-0 19 Criss-cross, Boden's Mate w/Q vs uncastled K
V Gavrilov vs G Dupont, 2003 
(A25) English, 19 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: General (A53) 0-1 Bishop Pair sequence
Ravinsky vs Bronstein, 1946 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Main Line (E12) 0-1 55...?
B Adhiban vs Eljanov, 2017 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1Get out of the way
G Menke vs Keres, 1935 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Benoni Defense: Franco-Sicilian Def (A43) 1-0 Raking Bishops
F Rhine vs F Lasch, 1986 
(A43) Old Benoni, 30 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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1 failed unpin
J Altusky vs Fischer, 1954 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 0-1

Notes by Carl Schlechter from the Breslau tournament book.
Rubinstein vs S Levitsky, 1912  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk (C42) 0-1 Know this mating pattern
W J Emmons vs L Tolins, 1909 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Damiano's Bishop Mate announced in 7 moves.
I A Horowitz vs A Kevitz, 1931 
(A15) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knts Attk. Mindeno Exch Line (B11) 1-0 P Sac
Boleslavsky vs V Makogonov, 1940 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Dbl Fio (A04) 0-1 Full penetration
Nakamura vs Alexander van der Merwe, 2018 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0 Bpairs
K Lie vs E Campos, 2006 
(A15) English, 67 moves, 1-0

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 0-1 Watch the center open!
Gelfand vs Aronian, 2006 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

published in Schachzeitung in Nov. 1847 (Vol. 2, p. 365)
Bledow vs P Bilguer, 1838 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 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

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 0-1 Overworked Q
V Ciocaltea vs U Geller, 1968 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 69 in 'I Play Against Pieces' by Svetozar Gligoric
Gligoric vs Larsen, 1973 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal Var (B45) 1-0 20.?
I Balinov vs M Cebalo, 1996 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicil Closed 3.f4 a6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.g4 b5 (B23) 1-0 long diagonal!
I Ivanisevic vs Marjanovic, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch Gambit 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (C02) 1-0
S J Szpisjak vs D Cavitt, 1998 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Leningrad. Warsaw Var (A88) 0-1 Mayet's Mate
P Haba vs E Berg, 2004
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 49 moves, 0-1

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1
J Kuchta vs R Kichinski, 1991 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84) 1-0 Horwitz Bishops
Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Queen Pawn Copycat c4, c5 and QxQd1+, KxQ (D00) 1/2-1/2Sensible
J N Berger vs Leonhardt, 1908
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 14 in 'The Game of Chess' by Harry Golombek
G Abrahams vs Golombek, 1948 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Omaha, Nebraska - not the beachhead
Margulies vs Lwow, 1949 
(C28) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. QID Formation (A15) 1/2-1/2 W.A.G.
Vaganian vs Psakhis, 2002 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Anderssen Attk (C31) 0-1 Boden's #
F Langley vs B Burt, 1870 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Barczay Indian (A50) 1-0 Watch the B-Q threats!
Piket vs M Bosboom, 1999 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall (B01) 1-0 Pin the attacker too late
E McCormick vs S Rubin, 1962 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 30.?
Shirov vs K Spraggett, 2005 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 32 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: General (C45) 1-0 Pseudo-Boden's Mate w/Q&B
Roula Mahmoud vs Akintoye Deborah, 2018 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack. Dynamic Attack (E76) 1-0 DYNAMIC!
Szabo vs H Ree, 1975 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 0-1 Komotini (1992)
A Karagiannis vs Miles, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15) 0-1
A Mrugala vs A Nickel, 2003 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15) 0-1
S Atalik vs E Berg, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 0-1 Raking Bishops!
C Dorrington vs S Williams, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

English Def (A10) 0-1 resembles Matovinsky Gambit, Owen Defense
R Burnett vs J Kraai, 2004 
(A10) English, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Gligoric Var (C69)1-0 B prevents defeat
J A Grefe vs L Gilden, 1974 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Botvinnik System. Lilienthal (D44) 0-1 Kside roller
Beliavsky vs Kramnik, 1993 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: General (D10) 0-1 Long diagonal is not lost
J Reichert vs J Krauss, 1990 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 8 moves, 0-1

Bird's Opening @ N odds (A03) 0-1 Lady champion flash
Lasker vs Nellie L Marshall Showalter, 1893  
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Victory March!
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Q sac for raking bishops #!
Fedorov vs Z Gyimesi, 2001 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange. Monte Carlo Var (C01) 1-0Criss-cross mate
C Briscoe vs D Spence, 2004 
(C01) French, Exchange, 23 moves, 1-0

English Defense. General (A10) 0-1 18...?
R Hubert vs G Welling, 1997 
(A10) English, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 28 in For Friends & Colleagues: Vol. I by Mark Dvoretsky
L Zaid vs Chekhov, 1975 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 50 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. 2.Ne2 d5 (B10) 1-0 The long diagonal slice
R Mamedov vs A Riazantsev, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Four Knts (B45) 1-0 Mendel's "zwhoopsenzug"
D Gedult vs L Matibet, 1972 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 11 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: General (C44) 1-0 Incoming Rooks!
S Rosselli del Turco vs H Pinkerton, 1911 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Slav. General (A11) 0-1 Kside assault!
N Dzagnidze vs S Chanda, 2010
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 24 moves, 0-1

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

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Anderssen Attk (C31) 0-1 Boden's #
Cardiff vs Bristol, 1969 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Simul Smash
Lasker vs Polson, 1908 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 Battery & Crossfire!!
Ekstein vs Laes, 1956 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Snappy game!
Lasker vs W M Brooke, 1904 
(B30) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Paulsen Attack (C42) 0-1 Complications
Shabalov vs Jobava, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: French Variation. Normal (B40) 0-1 Raking Bishops
Ujtumen vs N Gaprindashvili, 1971 
(B40) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Schlechter Var (D15) 1-0 Horwitz Bishops in NZ
Q Johnson vs C Benson, 1997 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit Thorold Attk (C39) 1-0 JHB notes
Blackburne vs Philp, 1875  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Ulvestad Var (C57) 0-1 Namesake
W N Bragg vs O Ulvestad, 1958 
(C57) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Hanham. Delmar Var (C41) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate!!
E Delmar vs J M Hanham, 1889 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian vs Morphy Gambit. Andreaschek Gambit (B21)1-0Raking Bs
Klachko vs Chembrovsky, 1957
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Gligoric vs Portisch, 1964 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation) (D03) 1-0 Qside can opener
V Artemiev vs V S Gujrathi, 2020 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Simul Exhibition
Lasker vs A Gadsby, 1908 
(B20) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Zaitsev. Nescafe Frappe Attk (A57) 1-0 Boden's
Barsov vs J Petronic, 1991 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Quiet Variation (D30) 1-0 Crosspin
Karpov vs N Guliyev, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11) 1-0 34.?
Barsov vs P H Nielsen, 2002 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Berlin Gambit (A00) 1-0 Crossfire
F Reinfeld vs T Dunst, 1931 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

QGA: Central Variation. McDonnell Def (D20) 0-1 Internet
V S Gujrathi vs Wang Hao, 2020
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 1-0 26.?
M Velcheva vs H Puuska, 2007 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Stockfish notes; blitz
Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2020 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 abattoir
P Denger vs J Fehr, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen Formation (B21) 1-0
J Puccini vs J P Gomez, 2015 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

English vs AID. 3...d5 Gruenfeld (A15) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Aronian vs Kamsky, 2008 
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 B corrals N half the game
Fischer vs J Witeczek, 1964 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Crossfire
J L Jacobsen vs W Ridley, 1889 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1 Spearhead, pin
Dus Chotimirsky vs P Romanovsky, 1925
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Game 7 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine
Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 39 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A13) 0-1Promotion, Q drops in #
Gulko vs S Agdestein, 1990 
(A13) English, 30 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Positional Def Closed Line (E95) 1-0 Pins, fork!
Tal vs J Bielczyk, 1981 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 37 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

K's English. Two Knights' General (A22) 0-1 blitz hand-to-hand
Aronian vs Anand, 2016 
(A22) English, 35 moves, 0-1

King's English. Kramnik-Shirov Counter (A21) 1-0 Crossfire!
Aronian vs Anand, 2017 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44) 1-0 Stockfish
Horwitz vs Kieseritzky, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Short Variation (B12) 0-1 Came up short
A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Raking bishops
C Garma vs P Joshi, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Becker Defense (C34) 1-0 Bishop fork coming
Spassky vs P C Gibbs, 1960 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Parham Attack. Kiddie CG (C20) 1-0 R trap finish
N Lortkipanidze vs Srinath Narayanan, 2008 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1 Stockfish
A Zapata vs Karpov, 1986 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 64 moves, 0-1

(B25) Sicilian, Closed 0-1 Black's Rook robs the pin for mate!
C Orbaan vs H Kramer, 1950 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Delayed Owen Defense b6, Bb7 (B00) 0-1 Battle for the back rank
J Villena Perez vs G Swathi, 2006 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

#763 in 2005 edition of ANTHOLOGY OF CHESS COMBINATIONS
V Akopian vs A Stambulian, 1991 
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 69 in 'The Soviet Championships' by Taimanov & Cafferty
Spassky vs Tal, 1961 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 85 in Think Like a Grandmaster by Alexander Kotov
P Romanovsky vs Y Vilner, 1927 
(A06) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 blitz
NN vs J Gustafsson, 2020 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Classical Battery Var (B73) 1-0 Trade sequence
Yu Yangyi vs S Hanninger, 2007 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 18 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71)1-0 2 fronts
G N Treysman vs Dake, 1936 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Def (C34) 0-1 "full of smashing"
E Freedman vs T Palmer, 1991 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy. Paulsen Attk (B00) 1-0 Remove the Def
W So vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2020 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Portuguese Variation (B01) 0-1 Stunning!
F Halwick vs Roberto Pe Ang, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Knights invade
Gruenfeld vs K Rozic, 1929
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed (B26) 1-0 Bishop pair rules
J Houska vs A Harley, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 57 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian (E12) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Ribli vs A Haik, 1984 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 20 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Var (C11) 1-0 Kside crusher!
K McDonald vs M McLeieer, 1996
(C11) French, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 Raking Bishops
K McDonald vs J Lusk, 2012
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Breyer Var (B39) 1-0
Kholmov vs L Aronson, 1954 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 blitz Q trap
F Rhine vs NN, 2020 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Def (C40) 0-1 Four on the 3rd to Mate
NN vs Keres, 1940 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Nxf7, Bxh6, etc.
Koltanowski vs R Durkin, 1940 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 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

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Kasparov Attk (E12) 0-1 Boden's #
P Hardicsay vs Adorjan, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Saemisch Attack (B02) 0-1 R sac for battery #
M Finkelstein vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

85a. in "200 Miniature Games of Chess" by Julius du Mont (II)
G Branch vs E Gruer, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Sudden collapse!?
B Winkelman vs G N Treysman, 1936 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Var (E45) 1-0 Greco's Mate next
Spassky vs Huebner, 1979 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer. Dragon Var (B60) 1-0 38.?
Fischer vs J Bennett, 1957 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 40 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Exchange Queens or Die!
Nakamura vs Dubov, 2020 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def transposes to Colle System (D05) 1-0 Choose a sac!
L B Hansen vs G Vescovi, 1995 
(A43) Old Benoni, 19 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Cntrattk (C44) 1-0 Legall's # K run
L Bachmann vs Kunstmann, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Leonhardt 3.Nxe5 Qf6 4.Nc4 (C40) 1-0
L Schmid vs Erik Richter, 1951 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 0-1 Raid the 3rd!
M Kennefick vs K G Shirazi, 1976 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical 7.g3 (C45) 1-0 U18 girls
E Chorvatova vs I Birgisdottir, 2000
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: Karpov. Smyslov Var (B17) 1-0 threaten Blackburne's #
Hecht vs Keene, 1966 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Cheating Accusations Doubtful
C Bauer vs A Rudolf, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 65 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Central Var (C64) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Baratz vs Tartakower, 1932
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 28 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 1-0 Black must give material to stop mate
Teichmann vs Spielmann, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Zuke 'em vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Pass a pawn and push it.
M Richter vs M Thinius, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 line 'em up
M Richter vs Hertneck, 2007 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Black's position turns to jelly
Degraeve vs M Richter, 2008
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy. Linksspringer (B00) 0-1 Stockfish
E Williams vs H Kennedy, 1848 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

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

variants / KGA at R odds (000) 1-0 work the diagonals
Morphy vs A Perrin, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Stinging bishops
Le Quang Liem vs Kamsky, 2011 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Raking Bishops
N Garcia Vicente vs S Keskinen, 2001
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 1-0 basic tactics on the 6th
T Sachdev vs F Alinoori, 2001 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance Var (B12) 1-0 Mating combo 25.?
J Polgar vs P Prohaszka, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Walter K.F. Haas: Mittelspiel mit dem Läufer auf dem Feld b2
Marshall vs H Wolf, 1906 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Dbl Fio KIA: Bg4 Yugoslav Var (A07) 1-0 raking Bishops
Podgaets vs Klovans, 1969 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 0-1 Get the Q in close
G Sargissian vs Tkachiev, 2013 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 5 in 'Nimzowitsch: Move by Move' by Stephen Giddins
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1928 
(A06) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Raking bishops
P Michel vs H Rossetto, 1947 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Simul Exhibition
Lasker vs K Akkerman, 1924
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer Var (C15) 1-0 As the smoke clears
Timoshchenko vs B Katalymov, 1974
(C15) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. General (C60) 0-1 KEG annotates
N Grigoriev vs Alekhine, 1920 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA. Modern Def (C36) 0-1 Raking bishops, kings in peril
A K Makarov vs S Tolstoy, 1900 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Qh5+ g6 etc.
S Kosanski vs Gleizerov, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 13 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch / Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Bishop tactics
Z Solmanis vs Ernests Gize, 1940 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: General (B02) 0-1 Q sac crusher for Boden's # w/R
A Baiwa vs J Nogueiras, 2004 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 11 in 'Bronstein: Move by Move' by Stephen Giddins
Bronstein vs H Hunt, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo Syst (E62) 1-0 video link
Ding Liren vs Carlsen, 2020 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical Var (D34) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Petrosian vs Geller, 1956 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 73 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Countergambit (D08) 1-0 Caught uncastled
W Schmidt vs O Valentiner, 1906 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 Spearhead, crossfire crusher
R Gashgarian vs John Lai, 2010 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Italian Var (C50) 1-0Don't miss your unpins!
C Morrow vs G Finegold, 1992 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 16.?
J A Curdo vs V Frenklakh, 1993 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1 Dovetail Bishop #?
Krogius vs Spassky, 1959 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 White's quandry
P Sibbald vs R Bzikot, 2010 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Double Check, Dble Bishop Mate!!
W M De Visser vs W P Shipley, 1900 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical Variation (C30) 0-1 Q sac Opera Mate by Black!!
P vs E Rubinstein, 1924 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 0-1Battery long diagonal, passed P
J Klavins vs Tal, 1958 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French Bb7/QGD Orthodox (A07) 1-0 Greek Gift!
Botvinnik vs J C Letzelter, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Lopez Var (C23) 1-0 Discovery
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Sac Attack!
Yates vs F Schubert, 1928 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 Pins!
B Moritz vs Gilg, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: General (A45) 1-0 rare Max Lange # in center
Nita Saraci vs Nafissatou Gbadamassi, 2018 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Attack (D64) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Eliskases vs Gilg, 1934 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

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

French Def: Tarrasch. 3...f5 Haberditz Var (C03) 0-1 Greco's
I Zdanovs vs M Brakmanis, 1938 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 0-1

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

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 duplicate of Greco
Ajeeb vs Baez, 1888 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Mieses Variation (C45) 1-0 Greco's Mate is next!
Morozevich vs Xie Jun, 1998 
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld Var (A16) 0-1
N Grandelius vs B Bok, 2010 
(A16) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attk. Schofman Var (B23) 1-0 diagonals
Weeramantry vs J Ortega Valle, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 14 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 check out the unpin
P Rethy vs K Richter, 1941 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA: Showalter Var (D24) 0-1 Siberian Trap: NxN Removes Guard
Chernev vs M L Hanauer, 1938 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

French Advance Lputian Var (C02) 0-1 tense, spectacular fight!
Sveshnikov vs V Moskalenko, 1987 
(C02) French, Advance, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 0-1 Greco Attack!
Y Zotkin vs Suetin, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 18 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit (C55) 0-1 KEG annotates~
L Rosen vs Janowski, 1900 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Bogoljubow Variation III (A12) 0-1
A Liepnieks vs R Arlauskas, 1946
(A12) English with b3, 29 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 14.?
D Svetushkin vs Landa, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Mordimer video link
Rubinstein vs J Mortimer, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Hamppe-Allgaier-Thorold Gambit (C25) 1-0 exhibit
Pillsbury vs Winkler, 1902 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: 2.Bb5?! Bird Invitation (C00) 1-0 Sally explains
E Spencer vs Menchik, 1930 
(C00) French Defense, 37 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

2Knts Def. Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit 4.Ng5 Nxe4 (C57) 0-1 B-Q
Van den Behaerdt vs D Gedult, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 0-1 14.0-0-0 and the heat was on!
S Rachar vs J Bick, 2007
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 20 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Sicilian Invite (A00) 1-0 prowling Bishops!
Nakamura vs D Flores, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 61 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 20...?
Ara Minasian vs A Sokolov, 1999 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. 3.f4 dxe4 (B10) 0-1 21.0-0 leaks
S Wehmeier vs Chiburdanidze, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 24 moves, 0-1

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