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Knights Add Spice B Makes Fredthebear Burp
Compiled by fredthebear
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Sometimes the knight is the hero, the saving sidekick, or just a member of the posse. Sometimes the knight is the villain, the accomplice, or the goat. Whatever the case maybe, the knight impacted the game at some point. So, my friend, saddle up and let's go for a ride!

See rolling knights compiled by tonsillolith.

Here's a link to some fabulous chess brilliancies: https://www.chess.com/article/view/...

* Great Attacks: Game Collection: great attack games

From Irving Chernev's "Chess Companion"; The 8 Pawn Gambit!!
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: K Indian Attack (A06) 0-1Marshall toys w/AN
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian - French Def (A08) 1-0 Q sac, B helps N dual
A Adly vs V Laznicka, 2007 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack / Hungarian (A07) 1-0Pin wins; Bb6 is mate
Wen Yang vs V Artemiev, 2016 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed vs Botvinnik System Rev (B25) 0-1 Remove the Guard!
H Tanner vs Shabalov, 1991 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Owen Def. Bb7, Be7 vs f3 (B00) 1-0 Sacs involving Ns
G Barbier vs Owen, 1894 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

"I'm Just a Bill" (game of the day Jan-25-2014)
Bill Gates vs Carlsen, 2014 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

This game is an unremitting mating attack. Wonderful!
Tal vs R Skuja, 1958 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Mieses Var 5.Nf3 Nc6 (B01) 1-0 Watch your step
Y Visser vs J Piket, 1991 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 0-1 Immediate N sac, precarious Ks
Fareed Ahmed vs F Mohannad, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian 3...Qd8 Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 N+ Intermezzo
C J Mayfield vs Marian Millar, 1905
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 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

Scandinavian Def: 3...Qd6 Bronstein Var (B01) 1-0 Nxe6 mauling
Ponomariov vs Fressinet, 1999 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian 3.Bb5+ Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Robust attack on f2
de Riviere vs Dubois, 1855 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines. Mieses (B01) 1-0 Two en prise
Garbap vs I Berezovsky, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 12 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Icelandic-Palme Gambit 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B01) 1-0
Sveshnikov vs M Ligaard, 1998 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 K or Q falls
M Perez Candelario vs A Rizouk, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 15 moves, 1-0

Game 25 of 200 Modern Brilliancies by Kevin Wicker
A Planinc vs V Kovacevic, 1978 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Steiner Var (B02) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 14...?
F Frenkel vs C Lakdawala, 1987 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Discovery
Hector vs W Schoen, 1988 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 25 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

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Miles Line (B04) 1-0 Nxf7, Qh5+
E Kovalevskaya vs P Bjarnehag, 2002 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 N pair gains an edge
Hort vs M Deutschmann, 1999 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 27 moves, 1-0

A stunning 'model' mate. B06 0-1 28
N Hendrickson vs T Petersen, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Geller's System (B06) 0-1 She's a beauty!
M Bagdasarova vs K Rybenko, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Two Knights. Suttles Var (B06) 1-0 Dbl Dbl Octopus
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Minor strikes Papa
J Polgar vs A Papa, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in Chess for Zebras by Jonathan Rowson.
J Rowson vs V Malakhov, 1995
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Geller's System (B06) 1-0 Smothered mate threat
Geller vs H Ree, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0 Slash & burn kNights
Dreev vs D Anagnostopoulos, 1989 
(B07) Pirc, 15 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 Member blitz game!
R Taylor vs H Danielsen, 2003 
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B07) 1-0 15.?
J Polgar vs M Rivas Pastor, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 19 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter (B08) 1-0Rob the back rank Def
Tal vs Quinteros, 1987 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

P on the 6th, Q on the 6th for Lolli's Mate
I Polgar vs B Toth, 1970 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

It's a KP carving, not a C-K Def (B10) 1-0 Notes by Steinitz
Burille vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Not the Caro-Kann Defense; it's garbage (B10) 1-0 QxNf7#
A David vs Marc Daniel, 2005 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 0-1 Phil-Philidor's Legacy
Delarochette vs J Negro, 1983 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Botvinnik-Carls Def (B12) 1-0 21.?
Shabalov vs Arkell, 1991 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Adv. Van der Wiel Attk B Hunt (B12) 1-0 Wet Willy
Van der Wiel vs W Iclicki, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Discovered+
Geller vs Razuvaev, 1979 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 21 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: Exchange Var (B13) 0-1 Wrangling Black Knights
V Uulberg vs V Mezgailis, 1936 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 19 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attk. Modern Def (B13) 1-0TerrificTactics!
J Polgar vs Seirawan, 1993 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 29 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Attacking w/a hanger
D Cinca vs T Heedt, 2004 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Tartakower Var (B15) 1-0 R&N sac, crossfire
Khalifman vs Seirawan, 1991  
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation (B17) 1-0 Consecutive N checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Karpov. Modern Var. Kasparov Attk (B17) 0-1 Sac Attk!
N Evseev vs Flohr, 1949 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Pounding the 6th
Kupreichik vs G Castiglioni, 1968 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack - By Vladimir Vukovic
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Chameleon (B20) 0-1 QxN+ decoy sac!
G Oskam vs Colle, 1923 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B20) 1-0 Legall's Mate extended
T Behlau vs H Krueger, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20)1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Koltanowski vs D Saxton, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 Q trap
A G Murphy vs C Witte, 1957 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Staunton-Cochrane Variation (B20) 1-0 Q trap
B Wall vs Farmer, 1989 
(B20) Sicilian, 12 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 Def. Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) Both Ns bash Black
Blackburne vs Clare / Janssens, 1868 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Black Ns cross frontier
M Albano vs Matulovic, 1968 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Danish Championship
Larsen vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1964 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Dbl Ns sac will mate
D Howell vs T Ringoir, 2008
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 0-1 A pin & a pair of Black Ns!
G Makropoulos vs I Bilek, 1977
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

10. Bxf7+! preceded Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958
Bastrikov vs Shamkovich, 1958 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Marshall Gambit (B23) 1-0Backwards Legall's #
O Bernstein vs NN, 1927 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def: Closed ...NxBd3 NxNd3 (B23) 1-0 N pair on 6th!!
R Skrobek vs A Kuligowski, 1978 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Bg2, f4, Nf3, 0-0 (B25) 1-0Q trap on Qside
K Neumeier vs J Wallner, 1999
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2...Qc7 Quinteros Var (B27) 1-0 Rabid White Octopus
J Gonzalez Garcia vs Quinteros, 1971 
(B27) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Happy hanging N
Topalov vs M Leon Hoyos, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 N pain in the arse
J W Naylor vs R G Wade, 1958
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0Black Q leads
E Tate vs S Kriventsov, 1998 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0 N invades
L Pressman vs A King, 2014 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0 back rank
Staunton vs NN, 1852 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's gem; Old Sicilian(B30) 1-0 Sitting Q sac, passer, Ns
Alekhine vs Saemisch, 1923 
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian 4.c3 (B30) 0-1 Crosspin
Brosztel vs Charousek, 1892 
(B30) Sicilian, 21 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Q decoy sacrifice for N+ fork
Aronian vs Beshukov, 2000 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 1-0 N sac
Kasparov vs Petursson, 2000 
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 0-1 f6 invites open diagonal
NN vs F Rhine, 2019 
(B30) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Two kings in the center!
G Kanayan vs Y Zelinsky, 1956
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B30)1-0
Sadvakasov vs S Peschardt, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk Fio (B31)1-0 N sac for N#
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 1-0 Pins
V Akopian vs Kuzubov, 2007 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto Var (B31) 1-0 Ns
E Djingarova vs A Ushenina, 2006 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Pin and Penetration
L Shmuter vs Y Afek, 1995 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B72) 1-0 Dandy discovery Qs face-off
Lasker vs R Short, 1892 
(B32) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 minor piece "mate No. 19A"
Leo Xiang Yu Li vs R Taylor, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Variation of Greco's Mate!
K Gudmundsson vs H Olafsson, 2004 
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Remove the Guard
Uno vs J Norlin, 1974 
(B32) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Creative mini w/multiple threats
Y Dobkin vs Simon Weil, 1940 
(B32) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 Smothered #
R Giblon vs L Hendon, 2011 
(B33) Sicilian, 11 moves, 1-0

Yasser Seirawan's book "Winning Chess Tactics" p. 105
Tal vs Parma, 1961 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian-French. Westerinen Attack 5.Bb2 (B40) 0-1 Magazine tip
Westerinen vs Tal, 1973 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Pin. Koch Var (B40) 1-0 Garry was 13 years old
Kasparov vs G West, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 12 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

Sicilian Defense: Pin Variation (B40) 1-0 Uncastled K crush
M Henneberger vs Lengacher, 1931
(B40) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Kramnik Var (B40) 0-1 Black octopus
B Beard vs B Wall, 1979
(B40) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 All of a sudden...
J Bosch vs G Kacheishvili, 1993 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 19 moves, 0-1

Kan. Wing Attack Fianchetto Var (B43) 1-0 Black uncoordinated
E Hagara vs M Manik, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Wing Attack (B43) 0-1 N+ fork
F J Perez Perez vs Reshevsky, 1964 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 27 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

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights (B40) 0-1 Unusual finish
A Reggio vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights Var (B45) 1-0
Geller vs Ciric, 1961
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Var (B46) 1-0 Qside rumble, tumble
D van Foreest vs NN, 1883 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50) 0-1 b-pawn buster
Stoltz vs V Ciocaltea, 1953 
(B50) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Sac Nxf7 for Ng5+
R G Wade vs Speelman, 1973 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Modern Var (B54) 1-0 Thematic Nd5 sac is declined
Browne vs J Kaplan, 1972 
(B54) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Venice Attack (B56) 1-0 En prise N & Zwischenzug
Ashley vs A Zelner, 1993 
(B56) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early dev (B62) 0-1 En prise!!
Gufeld vs Zurakov, 1959 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1-0 Deep fried
P Moran Santamaria vs E Franco Raymundo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon (B72) A Well known trap. If Nc6 then Ng4 is playable
K Rahn vs Rellstab, 1941 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Discovered+ Double Attack
Eigil Pedersen vs A Zografakis, 1950 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish Var (B71) 1-0 Leaps and bounds
D Muller-Using vs F Hoffmann, 1995 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Levenfish (B71) 1-0 Zwischenzug N capture+ 1st
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1948 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

What a display of knight power!
Remeniuk vs Stein, 1959 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 1-0 24.?
C Lutz vs J Balcerak, 2000 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 1-0

Demolition combination with 19.Ndxe6!!
Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Stockfish
J G Soruco vs Fischer, 1966 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 65 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
Velimirovic vs J Sofrevski, 1965 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 All 4 kNights X atleast 1 piece
A V Sulypa vs Kupreichik, 1989 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Uncommon Q trap
P Shields vs R Spiers, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Ns pluckin' Ps & more
N Akylbekov vs Zhou Jianchao, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Exposure
Adams vs Gelfand, 1988 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Var (B90) 1-0 Yee-Haw! Knights
F Yee vs A Christopher, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Terrorist N on the 6th
Tal vs I Bilek, 1964 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 22.?
Tal vs A Kolarov, 1957 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Quite the finish
F Zimmermann vs W Huebner, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Two knight sacrifices on the same square! POTD Aug 1 2009
D Griffith vs K Hopps, 1982 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Qside Sac Attack!
E Berg vs M Atabayev, 2011 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 The Grand Old Man taps
A Planinc vs Najdorf, 1973 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 20 moves, 1-0

Chess variants / Delayed Bird (000) 1-0 FAMOUS COMBO FINISH
Morphy vs Maurian, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

Stunning odds game by young Morphy
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Lasker Def (000) 1-0Smothered Mate
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Potter gave Queen odds and announced a forced mate at move 7!!!
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Shorthanded White throttles Black
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Tarrasch gives a lesson on attacking!
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Initiative against IQP counts in R+N endgames
Karjakin vs Anand, 2016 
(A06) Reti Opening, 43 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

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

KIA (A07) 1-0 One of Fischer's greatest mating combinations
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian/French (B40) 1-0 Jousting kNight has his day!
Fischer vs A Feuerstein, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch, Franco-Nimzowitsch Def (B00) 0-1 Annoying Knight
Speelman vs T K Hemingway, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def ...d6, Bg4 Williams Var (B00) 0-1 R clears 2nd
J Withers vs E Williams, 1845 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 N roller w/Q pins Q
C De Jesus vs J Torres, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, 7.f3 (B01) 0-1Wrong Opera House; Smothered #
M Larios Crespo vs D Salvador Lopez, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses M.L. (B01)0-1 Odd play sets royal fork
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1909 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr ML Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 White kNight circles arena
Wahls vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B01) Scandinavian, 43 moves, 1-0

3...Qd6 Bronstein Variation (B01) 1-0 Back rank pin into N fork
Robson vs S Ravichandran, 2010
(B01) Scandinavian, 46 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Kiel Var (B01) 1-0 Really busy Black Ns; Q trapd
Tartakower vs Marshall, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 48 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian (B01) 1-0 kNights crawling and climbing around
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01) 1-0 Swappin' punches!
S Milliet vs A Corke, 2013 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 White Ne6 occupies hole
Keres vs O Novotny, 1943 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian, Modern (B01) 1-0 Sac removes guard; interference
A Paglilla vs F Lida Garcia, 1995
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Impressive crusher
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Lasker h3, g4 (B01) 1-0 K caught in center
I A Horowitz vs F Kibbermann, 1935 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 vs 5.Rb1 (B01) 1-0 N on 6th, Q sac for a Royal fork
Zvjaginsev vs D Schwarz, 2016 
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Interesting N play!
Lasker vs M V Behnisch, 1912 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0 Bone in the throat
F Gobl vs Jonas, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Two Pawn Attack. Lasker Var (B02)0-1 Q entrapment
D de Vreugt vs P Egeli, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B02) 1/2-1/2 17.Nc4 dares defender
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1933 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine 4 Pawns, 0-1Look closely at the last move...look again
R Ortega vs E Etcheverry, 1963 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Great fighting spirit by BF in the endgame vs passer
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Variation(B04) 1-0 Namesake falls
Ljubojevic vs Alburt, 1985 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Larsen Var 5...Nd7!? 6.Nxf7(B04) 1-0Blitz
Fischer vs Larsen, 1966 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 Adjacent Ns on 6th
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern/Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Nxg4 Sac begins break through
A Butnorius vs Tal, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

KAPOW!!! Don't anyone dare try silly stuff against the Champ!
Kasparov vs Speelman, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Dbl Elongated Hippo vs f3, g4 (B06) 1-0 N infiltration
Short vs Kavalek, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Line (B06) 1-0 Lawn Mower # in 1
M Delgado Crespo vs Z Frometa Castillo, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 1-0

150A vs Modern Def (B06) 1-0 N exposes overworked pawn
Sveshnikov vs Gulko, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern/Pirc Def. 4.Nge2 Nf6 (B06) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy coming
Keres vs Kotov, 1960 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense (B06) 0-1 Knight forks
Bradford vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Bg7, c6, d5 (B06) 1-0 Knights get into position
Spassky vs Ehlvest, 1991 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Kholmov System (B07) 1-0 Bold queen sacrifice on move 7!
Short vs R J Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1/2-1/2 Black fortress
A Giri vs Caruana, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 1-0 Strip the shield
Boleslavsky vs A Bannik, 1961 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss (B09) N sweepstakes
HIARCS vs T Reilly, 1994
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 She's tied to defense
J C Leon vs L Tristan, 2009 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)1-0Notes by Alekhine
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Reinfeld # puzzle
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

C-K Def: Breyer Variation (B10) 1-0 Dual Queen Sacrifices
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann/French (B10) If QxR, it's mate on the move
Kasparov vs D Kaiumov, 1976 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attk (B10)1-0 Nxf7 prevents castling
R Nezhmetdinov vs M Kamyshov, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attk (B10) 1-0 pins pay off
J Mangini vs O Cruz Filho, 1952
(B10) Caro-Kann, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: General (B10) 1-0 pin, and slip in
Y Stepak vs Spiridonov, 1966 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann, Advance Var (B12) 1-0 N on 6th, Arabian #
Nimzowitsch vs A Gize, 1913 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Retreating discovery
Nunn vs I Stohl, 1993 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1 He gave her away
I A Nataf vs Karpov, 2002 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Adv. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Hang another en route!
R Hovhannisyan vs A Shuraev, 2013
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Exchange (B13) /Scandivian (B01) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+unpin
Keres vs V Tepaks, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 47 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Panov Attk. Gunderam Attk (B13) 0-1 Center blast
D Johnston vs J Cooper, 1981
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

C-K Def: Panov Attk. Modern Def Carlsbad Line (1-0) A bit crazy
Alekhine vs K Richter, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 1-0

White to play 21.? Blimey, this one's verging on 'insane'!!
F J Sanchez Guirado vs Ponomariov, 1997 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Karpov Variation (B17) 0-1 Deflection sacrifice
J Polgar vs Anand, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Masterly Ns!
Bronstein vs Zamikhovsky, 1970 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Smyslov Main Line (B17) 1-0 Knights roam
Anand vs Dlugy, 1985 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Classical (B18) 1-0 Dbl Sac exchange decoy N+
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

Another Immortal Sacrifice Game. 6 sacs B18 1-0 31
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B19) 1-o Who's attacking who?
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var(B20) 1-0Rob the pin
L Day vs R Livshits, 1994 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Early sac Nd5 in the Sicilian Chameleon leads to Q trap.
Smirin vs Gelfand, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.b3 Variation (B20) 0-1 Discovery punishes P grabbing
D Herman vs Z Izoria, 2003
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy Nf7#
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sic Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen (B21) 1-0 Rob the pin
M Esserman vs Van Wely, 2011 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 29.?
S Yudin vs O Loskutov, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin, S-M Declined (B22) 1-0 N sac vs. hanging N
Hort vs Hartston, 1976 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 kNight on the rim wins?!
Tiviakov vs A A Gonzalez, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...Nf6 (B22) 1-0 Dbl N Sacs, Crosspin end
M Ragger vs R S Jones, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Correction: Open Sicilian; making use of pins w/a pesky knight
Von Bardeleben vs Paulsen, 1887 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

White's clever demolition sacrifice 21. Nxe6!?
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0 A Pretty Pair of Knight Sacs
F Vallejo Pons vs Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Defender
T Farley vs M Kawuma, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Variation (B23) 1-0 Methodical destruction
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 Clown Knights Mischief
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 312 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
H Wolf vs Lasker, 1923 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian Nge2, Be3 (B25) 1-0 N roller, R-Q Spearhead
Keres vs A Oksa, 1933 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Bg2, Nge2, f4, Na3 (B24) 0-1 46...?
E Maggiolo vs D Suarez, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

Sic O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B23) HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 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 Nimzowitsch Exchange Var (B29) 1-0Sacrifices all over
Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo (B30) 1-0 Wild, Wild Horses
Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Holes HURT!
Kholmov vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(B30) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Interesting knight sack leads to complicated king hunt
Sutovsky vs Morozevich, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Overworked Pawn
Rozentalis vs B Barth Sahl, 1988 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

B20 Old Sicilian: Wing Gambit. Gettin' busy in this one!
W Rocha vs M G De Souza, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Last Great Masterpiece
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Var(B31) 1-0
Psakhis vs F Roeder, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

B31 Nez-Ross Attack. Fianchetto, Lutikov Gambit 1-0 Fantastic
Morozevich vs McShane, 2001 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices so bold they're borderline disrespectful!
Nunn vs G Anthony, 1981 
(B32) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Famous Q trap, no resignation
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 W has many ways
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 All-out attack 17...?
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 1/2-1/2 Two kNights survival
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 103 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicil Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk Var(B33) 1-0 30.?
Lanka vs Dvoirys, 1988 
(B33) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon (B34)? 1-0 Complicated, much debated
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B35) 1-0 Sacs galore; royal family fork
R Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Zwishenzug check doesn't work but white doesn't know that
B Jonasson vs H Angantysson, 1986 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian b3 French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 Pile on pin
V Malaniuk vs Kotronias, 1988 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

French vs King's Indian Attack (B40)1-0 Backward f-pawn problem
Kindermann vs Short, 1987 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B40) 1-0 28.?
Short vs J Penrose, 1977 
(B40) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Slam ahead to the King!
Smagin vs S Salov, 1984 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1Lonely K to receive Arabian #
Parma vs Damjanovic, 1960 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Anand sacs 'em to hell
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Wing Attack Fianchetto (B43) 1-0 Dbl++
Bellon Lopez vs L Popov, 1977 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 41 moves, 1-0

10-year old Waitzkin sacs rook and queen for mate in 6
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Four Knights (B45) 1-0 N Discovery Attack & Def
Makarichev vs Sveshnikov, 1978
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B46) 1-0 f3 helps trap the Black knight
Leko vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 Horse collared
J Rush vs Illescas Cordoba, 1986 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

I gave you everything and the kitchen sink and you still lost!
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Capture-Recapture-Fork
Kasparov vs A Ringel, 2000 
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern (B50) 0-1 Interesting Ns & Ps ending
D Lobzhanidze vs Jobava, 1999 
(B50) Sicilian, 83 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1/2-1/2 Wild Bs vs Ns
Romanishin vs Tal, 1975
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 1-0 Impressive Unpin
Kramnik vs Gelfand, 1994 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 0-1 Hastings, ENG
Szabo vs Larsen, 1957 
(B53) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense 6.Be2 Modern Var (B56) 1-0 Relentless pressure
Kotronias vs Sasikiran, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1-0

Decoy Black king to e7 to set up a winning discovered attack
Anand vs Leko, 1994 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Var (B67) 1-0Royal family fork
Timman vs E Torre, 1979 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical Variation General (B72)
Schmaltz vs A Vouldis, 2002 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76) 1-0 N moves!
Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicil Scheveningen. Keres Attack (B81) 0-1 Get the Q in close
D Drimer vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Smothered Mate
R Slade vs D Hooper, 1947 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Three !! exclamation moves in kingside attack; Underpromotion
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical(B84) 1-0Brave Ns, Connected Ps
Shirov vs J Polgar, 1996 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicil Scheveningen. Classical/Hedgehog (B84) 0-1 Central Passer
W Schubert vs Suba, 1986 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 41 moves, 0-1

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

38 Rd1xd6?? newly undefended d6-rook drops off to knight fork
Bakhmatov vs E Ghaem Maghami, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 12 straight pawn moves!
F Amonatov vs A Timofeev, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Najdorf. English Attack (B90); Really powerful king hunt
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Here's one reason to play the Sicilian Najdorf
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 Black N forks pluck White
R Hayes vs F Bohatirchuk, 1951
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Impressive R sac cracks the vault
Caruana vs F Vallejo Pons, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 35.?
L Dominguez vs Morozevich, 2009 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky (B92) 1/2-1/2 3-fold perpetual next
Kramnik vs Anand, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf (B93) 1-0 What a skilled matador CHUCKY was!
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 N & R Hook queenmate
N Fercec vs M Jukic, 2010
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Polugayevsky (B96) 1-0 Super Sac Attack!!
Sven Pedersen vs P Gallmeyer, 1971 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Double Knight sacs in the opening
Krum Georgiev vs Kasparov, 1980 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn w/out the P.P. (B97) 1-0 Nf6+
J Sammour-Hasbun vs R Anderson, 2003 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 0-1 doin' as he pleases
R Grabczewski vs Tal, 1974 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B98) 1-0 19.?
T Wedberg vs G Sigurjonsson, 1979 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Browne Var (B99) 1-0 Thunderous!
B Vuckovic vs S Marinkovic, 2006 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf ML (B99) 0-1 Thematic Exhange sac cracks White
W Ader Hausman vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicil Scheveningen. Delayed Keres Attk (B81) 1-0 N pairs in mid
Svidler vs M Bosboom, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicil Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 Mutual 25th errors
Topalov vs Van Wely, 1999 
(B33) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical. General (B56) 0-1
M Tissir vs Dreev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Q sac for Greco's #!
Anand vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Shaggin' the g-file!
Fedorov vs L Shytaj, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 N+ fork
K McDonald vs Ronald Fernandez, 2004
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 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

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Jolly good show!!
R Taylor vs M Steadman, 2008 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Bc5 (B23) 0-1 Royal family fork#
A Hugaert vs B Gundavaa, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Alburt Var (B04) 1-0 19.?
Nisipeanu vs D Reinderman, 2010 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 Knights up, methodical
Romanishin vs Rapport, 2010
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Ns on the rim
Ni Hua vs S Vokarev, 2011 
(B01) Scandinavian, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed. Traditional (B25) 0-1 Pin, Q sac->Smothered#
M Lyell vs V Plat, 2011 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 blitz
L Dominguez vs J Polgar, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 0-1lone N gets around
J Ziogaite vs A Rudolf, 2012 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 79 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Exch sac, Underpromo+
A Zubarev vs Kuzubov, 2014 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 67 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Eliminate the Def
Yu Yangyi vs P Maghsoodloo, 2016 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 19.?
M Perunovic vs R Soltanici, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Tal Var (B12) 1-0 Wiping out the 6th
Sutovsky vs N Batsiashvili, 2018 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 36 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

Sicilian Bg2 (B40) 1-0 Interesting possibilities w/Ns lurking
Aronian vs Dreev, 2019 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical Var (B18) 0-1Pick on the back rank def
Savin Dias vs Ben Ogunshola, 2019
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch Defense transposes to Center Counter Def (B00) 1-0
Ding Liren vs Carlsen, 2020 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Offramp explains
Adams vs R Edouard, 2020 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: ML. Leonhardt Gambit (B01) 1-0 video link
Nakamura vs Firouzja, 2020 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 White dictates!
R Antonio vs A Maltese, 2005 
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Opera Mate next in Lincoln, NE
A Laster vs R Gahtan, 1975 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk. Tal Gambit (B21) 0-1 Ns in center
D Belotelov vs Psakhis, 1995 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Stockfish
Leko vs Anand, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 0-1

St. George Def: New St. George. Traditional (B00) 1-0 Crack it
P Jowett vs Jackie Andersen, 1991 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 10 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

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0 Useful Rook lift!
Pribyl vs W Swic, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 27.?
A Planinc vs H Gerenski, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Wage war in Cntr
L Genova vs P J Draganova, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Brooklyn Variation (B02) 0-1 Combo finish
M Oleksienko vs V Bernadskiy, 2017 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 0-1 Watch those knights
K E Deeves vs T Runting, 1991
(B07) Pirc, 15 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Double N sacrifice and more!
Keene vs G K Sandiford, 1962  
(B30) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Williams Var (B00) 1-0 Promotion #
F Rhine vs NN, 2019 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Var (B23) 1-0 threatens Q+ & fork R
Rublevsky vs Grigoriants, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Video of Michael Adams great backward pawn torturing games
Adams vs D Eggleston, 2016 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Four Knights (B45) 1-0 N sac, Discovered+
Bronstein vs A Kinzel, 1967
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 17 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Self-pin, Remove the Defender
M Krakops vs Shirov, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4 (B21) 0-1 blitz barrage of the knights
NN vs F Rhine, 2020 
(B20) Sicilian, 11 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Marshall 3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 (B01) 1-0 Hack
B Molnar vs Sergio Savoia, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Delayed Alapin 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B50) 1-0 Horwitz Bs
Timman vs Zhu Chen, 2005 
(B50) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Girls U12
Lagno vs E Skilkova, 2000
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Main Line (B89) 1-0 25.?
Fedorov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1996 
(B89) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B48) 0-1 School days
J Tolan vs Keene, 1964 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 1-0 P grabbing is punished
Carta vs Scarpata, 1980 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

A stock trap in the Pirc Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0
W Elm vs A Bachmann, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 8 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Nice, see notes
Timman vs M Ahmed Bakali, 1974 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 The N's turn next
K Jovanovic-Blagojevic vs J Tuomainen, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Stoltz Attack (B22) 1-0 Disc Dbl ++
D Sgnaolin vs G Lanzani, 2010 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt Var (B88) 1-0 Centr
F S Bondarenko vs S Muehlberg, 1957 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Cozio Defense. General (C60) 0-1 check next
G Thorhallsson vs B Thorfinnsson, 2009 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 She was hot
Morovic Fernandez vs L Christiansen, 1993 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 26 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Modern. Gipslis Var (B01) 1-0 Discovered+
L Christiansen vs K Commons, 1978 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Defense: Richter Var (B01) 1-0 N on 6th
B Vuckovic vs S Vukanovic, 2005
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1984 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Classical Var (B58) 1-0 KEG annotates!
Pillsbury vs C S Howell, 1901 
(B58) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowdler Attack (B20) 0-1 Q trap
P Priya vs O Alexandrova, 2012 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: El Columpio Defense (B00) 0-1 diabolical
E Knesevitch vs D Martin Tarrio, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Modern Var (B50) 1-0 "A Firouzjous Attack"
Firouzja vs M Zarkovic, 2019 
(B50) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attack. Modern Def Czerniak Line (B13) 1-0
Gulko vs L Gonzalez Perez, 1996 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 21 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: General (B02) 1-0 Amsterdam University student
Euwe vs De Koning, 1923 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Call this game "Working on those knight moves!"
Naiditsch vs Svidler, 2004 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Classical Var General (B72) 1-0 Discovery
Chandler vs R L Perry, 1977 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 18 moves, 1-0

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