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MoreMinors on the Back Rank Watching Fredthebear
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Minor pieces have more scope in the center, but sometimes they inflict damage from the edge.

Anderssen Opening 1.a3 /Reti (A00) 0-1 Rob the pinned pawn
M Huettig vs G Fahnenschmidt, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) (A00)1-0 Right-handed version of Legall's Mate
D Moody vs S Bender, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 1-0 Storming Knights!!
Steinitz vs NN, 1873 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Anti-Bird (A02) 0-1 Bg1 clears the mating square
R Wyss vs G Barcza, 1968 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

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

Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Castle while you have the chance
Braun vs O Nedeljkovic, 1932 
(A43) Old Benoni, 25 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Q sac, bold attack!!
M Leskiewicz vs E Kahn, 1999 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 1 in Williams' book "The Killer Dutch", Everyman publ.2015
R Wojtaszek vs S Williams, 2011 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

Scandi, Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Black gives Legall's Mate
NN vs P Krueger, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Modern Var (B01) 0-1 21...?
N V Vlassov vs A Terekhin, 1994 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 13 captures mini; Hook #
T Goutali vs O Lima, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knts Attk (B10) 1-0 Qside threats & counters
N Whitaker vs I Heitner, 1948 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 20...?
Fanghui Sun vs Ju Wenjun, 2017 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 0-1

Sic Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Peresypkin's Sacrifice (B33) 0-1
T Luther vs Leko, 2002 
(B33) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

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

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, Dragon, Classical (B73) 1-0 White owns dark squares
L Dreibergs vs S Remigolsky, 1941 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 19 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 Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) Var (B91) 1-0 Rob the Pin
Deepan Chakkravarthy J vs Negi, 2007 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 1-0 Sac for Disc+ is decisive
A F Ker vs D Eade, 2017 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11)1-0 N vs B, check wins
E J Diemer vs M Senff, 1980 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Can opener
Steinitz vs NN, 1860 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Longer, more elegant Legall's Mate
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA. Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Q sac followed by Discovered+
Aguileva vs Carlsson, 1949 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Def both 0-0-0 (C36) 0-1 Well-examined
Gunsberg vs Pillsbury, 1903 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer's second gift to the chess history for posterity...!
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattk (C44) 1-0 different Qh8+
I Nikolayev vs R Ferguson, 2004 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Fred Wilson's "Simple Attacking Plans", Mongoose Press, 2012
J Whitehead vs P Biyiasas, 1977 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 N raid!
E Tholfsen vs Marshall, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 Ng5 Legall's #?
S Sloan vs William F Cox, 1956 
(C46) Three Knights, 12 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 1-0 Legall's Mate
J N Berger vs Frohlich, 1888 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50) 1-0 Black K walk
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review, January 1949
Tarrasch vs C Kelz, 1890 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

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

2 Knights, Traxler Counterattack Knight sac line (C57) 0-1
Kerner vs A Brinckmann, 1955 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 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

Two Knights Defense. Polerio, Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 K walk
Fomenko vs L Radchenko, 1967 
(C59) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Cozio Def. (C60) 0-1 Dbl R sacs, Greco's Mate
NN vs Burn, 1866 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Steinitz Def 5.0-0 f6? (C62) 1-0 h-file pin, battery
F Young vs Pillsbury, 1893 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta (C74) 1-0 Pins
Taimanov vs Zachodiakin, 1945 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 1-0 One piece mate
Baitsch vs Pahlke, 1956 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 1-0

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

QGA: Central Var. Alekhine System (D20) 1/2- Legall's perpetual
Srinath Narayanan vs K Grigoryan, 2017
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

East Indian Def (E00) 1-0 Q sac returns N+ royal fork
M Feigin vs H Kalnins, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

QID: Opocensky Var (E17) 1-0 Famous N Shot!
Aronian vs Navara, 2006 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1 Vicious crossfire & Q sac
C Parker vs I Myall, 1999 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E80) 0-1 Q trap
V Puri vs E Perelshteyn, 2009 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Careless Zwischenzug
S Tatai vs R Debarnot, 1977 
(E92) King's Indian, 16 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 1-0 Wrong exchange sequence
F Visier Segovia vs Tal, 1977 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Light Squared Symphony!
P Trifunovic vs M Aaron, 1962 
(A48) King's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted Var (A58) 1-0 27.?
J Bentley vs S Tavares, 2018 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

"New in Chess - Tactics Training - Bobby Fischer"
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0
Keres vs E E Book, 1969 
(A14) English, 30 moves, 1-0

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

G89 inWinning With the Hypermodern by Ray Keene & Eric Schiller
Adams vs Wolff, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 24 moves, 1-0

C-K, Accelerated Panov Attk. Modern Var (B10) 1-0Mayet's # next
D Andreikin vs A Dreev, 2011 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Classical (B72) 1-0 AA missed earlier mate
Alekhine vs P F Schmidt, 1941 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical General (B72) 0-1 17...?
Schmaltz vs A Vouldis, 2002 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 54 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian, Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Scheveningen (B21) 1-0
M Esserman vs T Bartell, 2009 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 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 Var (B90) 1-0 Yee-Haw! Knights
F Yee vs A Christopher, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

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

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 Winawer. Advance Qg4 (C16) 0-1 W: From winning to losing
Kurajica vs A Planinc, 1972 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

4 Knts Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 1-0 lively struggle
Alekhine vs Vidmar, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

This is the 159th game played between Kasparov and Karpov.
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1991 
(C45) Scotch Game, 44 moves, 1-0

The White Q remains on her original square the entire game.
Geller vs Spassky, 1964 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

P-Q4 Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Royal fork+ loses?!
Swiderski vs J N Berger, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

QID: Spassky System (E14) 1-0 18.? and Spearhead mate
G Kacheishvili vs Sakaev, 2001 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 1/2-1/2 Heck of a game!
Mamedyarov vs Karjakin, 2019 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 TKO
A Tikovsky vs Sajtar, 1943 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

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

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

"Kashdan's Immortal" magnificent double kNight finish!
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Cadillac, MI USA, death trap
G Bailey vs E Fischvogt, 1999 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

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

KIA vs Sicilian Melbourne (A07) 1-0 All fronts, Combo
Vasiukov vs Taimanov, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian Closed Nc3, Bg2, Nh3 vs St. George/Polish (B25) 0-1
M Narciso Dublan vs Morozevich, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

KIA Dbl Fio vs Rev Botvinnik System (A07) 0-1 Unique Ns Mate!!
T Becker vs Ramesh, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Bogoljubow II (A12) 0-1 cluster flub
K Ozols vs Bogoljubov, 1939
(A12) English with b3, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. General (A30) 1/2-1/2
Petrosian vs Tal, 1964 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pseudo Stonewall vs Indian Game (A45) 1-0 Ps disappear
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1919 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1 Stockfish
J Cukierman vs Capablanca, 1938 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 91 moves, 0-1

IQP: Featured in Znosko-Borovsky's "Art Of Chess Combination"
Tylor vs W Winter, 1933 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 0-1 N trap in the endgame
L Andonovski vs I Khmelniker, 2015 
(A48) King's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

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

St. George/French Def (B00) 1-0 Q+ and fork EAD N
Paulsen vs F Schwenkenberg, 1862 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 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

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

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

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

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. Haag Gambit (B51) 1-0 Stockfish
E V Kalegin vs S Yuferov, 1990 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 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 Defense: Velimirovic Attack (B89) 1-0 Horwitz Bishops
Huebner vs Hort, 1972 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B90) 1/2-1/2 Check all checks B4U move
Svidler vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Simul exhibit
Karpov vs O Rubingh, 1986 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 47 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 kicked by a horse
R Kulkarni vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C22) Center Game, 28 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
S Rosenthal vs Steinitz, 1870 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit Nxf7 (C42) 1/2-1/2 Stockfish
Topalov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 0-1
G Bishop vs V Havik, 2010 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch (C47) 1-0 Bishop so bad, it's evil
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1887 
(C47) Four Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: 2 Knts Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 1-0 Ne5
E Rinsma vs Graf-Stevenson, 1933
(C59) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Closed. Pilnik Variation (C90) 1-0 23.?
V Zurakhov vs Tolush, 1956 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Chigorin Var (D02) 0-1 Battery
Capablanca vs C A Wolff, 1915 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Game 17 in 'Nimzowitsch: Move by Move' by Stephen Giddins
Nimzowitsch vs Taubenhaus, 1914  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0 Stockfish; 19.?
Szabo vs K Honfi, 1950 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Colle System 4.c3 (D04) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Colle vs Stoltz, 1931 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Colle System (D05) 1-0 Blind Simul
Koltanowski vs NN, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Winawer Countergambit (D10) 0-1 Russian Juniors
Pigalev vs I Nikolayev, 1979 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 1/2-1/2 Missed it
Aronian vs Yu Yangyi, 2019 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

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

Game 66 inThe Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by John Emms
Xu Jun vs Ivanchuk, 1993 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 62 moves, 0-1

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

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

QGD: Harrwitz Attk vs Bb7 (D37) 1-0 P roller into Gueridon Mate
Ufimtsev vs B Verlinsky, 1945 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Normal Var (D45) 0-1 USSR championship
Korchnoi vs V Mikenas, 1962 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

Paris 1932 "Tennis, Anyone?" (GOTD) - Queen Sacrifice
Alekhine vs Russian Tennis Club, 1932 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladimir Vukovic, p. 24
A Asgeirsson vs I Raud, 1936 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Dragon. Classical, Maroczy Line (B74) 1-0 Brutal attk!
Ragozin vs Taimanov, 1945 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 26 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

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

Slav Def: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 Race of the Kside attacks!
Dus Chotimirsky vs Rauzer, 1927 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Normal Var (C10) 1-0 Pillsbury's Mate links
K Berg vs P Zarnicki, 2004 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical. General (A70) 1-0 N drops in
M Leutwyler vs P E Franzen, 2012
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 20 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Unusual play
L Zaitseva vs O Stjazhkina, 1999 
(A06) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Bird Opening: Gunsberg Defense (A02) 1-0 30.?
A Rodriguez Vila vs G Kanefsck, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Promotion battle
Wilson vs Blecher, 1858
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Morphy's Mate!
Schmittdiel vs T Ernst, 1987 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06) 1-0 24.?
B Avrukh vs T Sanikidze, 2009 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 30 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Double Fianchetto (A07) 0-1 28...?
Bisguier vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Lion's Claw II (C41) 1-0 Battle of chess authors
F Del Rosario III vs E Schiller, 1999 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Spassky Var (D87) 0-1 Stockfish notes
B Ratner vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 38 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 0-1 N on the 3rd rank
C Brocklebank vs W Tullidge, 1888 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 30.?
Bologan vs Kasimdzhanov, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

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

QGD: Modern Variation. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Watch the video!
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1873 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch Var. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 cold-blooded; 24.?
Kramnik vs Lanka, 1992 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D30) 1-0 Batteries
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: General (A53) 1-0 25.?
Jobava vs Galego, 2005 
(A53) Old Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03) 1-0 Blitz
B Adhiban vs Eljanov, 2017 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

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

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