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

* Best Games of 2018: Game Collection: Best Games of 2018

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

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

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

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

English Opening: Anglo-Slav. General (A11) 1-0 Shades of Reti
Szabo vs J Felmeri, 1963 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 21 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 Stockfish
Nakamura vs So, 2020 
(A28) English, 23 moves, 0-1

English Sym Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 0-1 Brillancy Prize
V I Karasev vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1973 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 25 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

Benoni-Indian Def. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0 Cornered K
Van Huy Nguyen vs Sutarno, 2012
(A43) Old Benoni, 26 moves, 1-0

Indian Game 3...c5 vs Veresov (A45) 0-1 Secure file, underpromo
Z Mestrovic vs Gligoric, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack Ne2 vs QID (A45) 1-0 Massing for Kside assault
I Rabinovich-Barav vs B Koch, 1928 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 20...?
P Viner vs Leko, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Budapest Def: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0 Knights bite
S Matveeva vs A Stefanova, 1994 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Def: 4.Nh3 invites the Bishop bounce (A52) 1-0
I Nikolaidis vs Alexey Ivanov, 1993 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 16 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

Game 1 in Williams' book "The Killer Dutch", Everyman publ.2015
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 Vlassov vs A Terekhin, 1994 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Def: Main Lines 6.Nf3 Bf5 (B01) 1-0 P roller
Shabalov vs B Howe, 2011
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 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 Defense: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 13 captures mini; Hook #
T Goutali vs O Lima, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Lesson 3 in Sunil Weeramantry's "Best Lessons of A Chess Coach"
M Lamon vs Weeramantry, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Czech Defense: General 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B07) 0-1 back rank issue
Zsofia Polgar vs Adams, 1990 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1 Q drops in #
E Borigas vs A Sousa, 2004 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def: Maroczy 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B12) 1-0 Dazzling!
Roy Saptarshi vs Nagpal Vardan, 2017 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Var (B18) 0-1 castle blunder
B Niezgoda vs M Miroslaw, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

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 Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Sideways Swallow Tail#
Yaroshevsky vs Bobolovitch, 1957 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 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

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

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

Sicilian, Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk Var (B33) 1-0
R Soltanici vs M Barasiant, 2001 
(B33) Sicilian, 22 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

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

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

Game 27 in The Complete Dragon by Eduard Gufeld & Oleg Stetsko
Spassky vs D Levy, 1974 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 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 Def: Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 1-0 Stockfish
Kasparov vs F Sideif-Sade, 1978 
(B83) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Def: Two Knights Var (C00) 0-1 Return the queen
A Dunne vs K Plesset, 1976 
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Great attacking game by Wei Yi, punishing lack of development
Wei Yi vs B Sadiku, 2016 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein. Fort Knox Var (C10) 1-0 Incoming
Sutovsky vs L D'Costa, 2006 
(C10) French, 25 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

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky 9...Qxb2 (C11) 1-0 Impressive
de Firmian vs Huebner, 1995 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon Var (C12) 0-1 Q drops in backranker
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Kside smash
Unzicker vs R Czaya, 1948 
(C16) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Bogoljubow Var (C17) 1-0 Semi-Smothered #
T Gharamian vs S Ivanov, 2006 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

"How to Play Dynamic Chess" by Valeri Beim
Spielmann vs Chigorin, 1906 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Debated finish 30...?
J Mieses vs Von Scheve, 1887 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Wurzburger Trap (C29) 1-0
Sax vs P Petran, 1973 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Breyer Var (C29) 0-1 Discovered+!
Reti vs M Kadisch, 1928 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

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!
Mephisto vs J Ascher, 1879 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

KGD. Mafia Def ...c5 & ...e5 (C30) 1-0 Unpin, hit f7 again
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 Cornered King
H Suechting vs H Wolf, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

KGD: Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit (C31) 0-1 Unusual final pos
W M Byland vs H L Marks, 1947 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

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

KGA. Double Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Blistering book back ranker
V Smirnov vs Tikhonov, 1954 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Leonhardt Var (C40) 1-0 Q&N Invasion
P Lapiken vs A Kraus, 1961
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Hook Mate next
A A Smorodsky vs P Evtifeev, 1914
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1Discovered Dbl + wins Q
Frank vs E Schiller, 1970 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 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

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

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) 1-0 Stockfish
Steinitz vs Bird, 1870 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 28 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 J Davidson, 1910 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta (C74) 1-0 Pins
Taimanov vs G 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

Spanish Game: Open Var (C80) 1-0 Q sac for underpromotion
Kholmov vs K Honfi, 1959 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 1-0

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

BDG Bogoljubow (D00) 1-0 Like a Barry Attack for Greco's Mate
E J Diemer vs Schonfuss, 1954 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 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

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

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 1-0 Publish this!
A Sandrin vs J C Barnes, 1954 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 19 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

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

The Yugoslav magazine Sahovski Glasnik, 1926, p12
Alekhine vs V L Wahltuch, 1925 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

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

QGD: Orthodox Def. Rubinstein Variation (D61) 1-0 Aptly named!
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1907  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Qs Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Discovery+ next
Khenkin vs Krasenkow, 1988 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 18...?
Miles vs S Atalik, 1996 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 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

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

QID: Classical. Traditional ML (E19) 0-1 kibitz photo link
Larsen vs Karpov, 1980 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 23 moves, 0-1

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 Dreev, 2011 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal Var (B45) 0-1 Escape
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 A M 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
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

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

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

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

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

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

KIA vs Sicilian c5, d6, e5 (A07) 0-1 early h-pawn charge
Paulsen vs G Neumann, 1864 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

KIA vs QID (A07) 0-1 Another AN break through promotion
M Bluemich vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

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

King's English. Four Knights Quiet Line (A28) 1-0 Stockfish
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2020 
(A28) English, 43 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Symmetrical. Two Knts (A35) 1/2-1/2 Poker face
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1972 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

34...Nxg2! "And I was ready to shake his hand," - Bareev
Bareev vs Morozevich, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Horwitz Def: General (A40) 0-1 A Knight is a Rook's worst enemy
M Richter vs B Socko, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni Def. Clarendon Court Var (A43) 1-0 K walk
P Cramling vs K Spraggett, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Defense (A43) 0-1 Arabian Mate
Drasko vs S Velickovic, 1988 
(A43) Old Benoni, 61 moves, 0-1

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

Trompowsky Attk: General (A45) 0-1White minors cannot stop mate
D Mehmeti vs M Bluvshtein, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

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"
T 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

#344 Irving Chernev's book "Wonders and Curiosities of Chess"
Capablanca vs Yates, 1924 
(A48) King's Indian, 77 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def: Czech Variation w/Nc3 (A53) 1-0Pesky Ns, passer
Krasenkow vs Solozhenkin, 1986 
(A53) Old Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Two Knights Var (A54) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Bronstein vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 48 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Steinitz vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(A84) Dutch, 72 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

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

Scandinavian Def: Richter Var (B01) 1-0 33.?
A Skripchenko vs J C Blazquez Gomez, 2000 
(B01) Scandinavian, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Stockfish notes
K Honfi vs Larsen, 1965 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 51 moves, 0-1

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

Bg7 Sniper / Sicilian Dragon (B06) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Ed. Lasker vs Capablanca, 1924 
(B06) Robatsch, 60 moves, 0-1

Pterodactyl Def: Eastern. Benoni (B06) 1-0 InterposingSelf-pins
G Sigurjonsson vs Forintos, 1978
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg7 (B06) 1-0 Good for a smile
J Asik vs K Papas, 2001 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1/2-1/2 Oh no you don't!
Spassky vs Timman, 1978
(B07) Pirc, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 0-1 Passer
A Lombard vs Tal, 1976 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 57 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Adv. Van der Wiel Attk B Hunt (B12) 0-1heart-pounding
Westerinen vs Adianto, 1988 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Short Var (B12) 0-1 Up, Up, & Done
Wosner vs Distler, 1948 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

30...? Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
L Asztalos vs Nimzowitsch, 1931 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Abrahams Var (B20) 1-0
G Abrahams vs W Winter, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

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

(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

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish; blitz
Fritz vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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
Kalegin vs S Yuferov, 1990 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Promotion trick
D Svetushkin vs Smirin, 2007 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 36 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

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

Shirov surely wanted to wring it's neck
Shirov vs E Vitolinsh, 1985 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 38 moves, 0-1

French Defense: 2.Qe2 Chigorin Var (C00) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1893 
(C00) French Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Main Line (C02) 1-0 blitz positional Q sac
Vachier-Lagrave vs Rapport, 2019 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Tarrasch. Botvinnik Var (C05) 1-0Lost the open file
Kavalek vs Mednis, 1978 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

"Maric-Tal Dispute" (game of the day Mar-23-2020)
Tal vs Maric, 1974 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Ns & Qs finish
L Engels vs F Palitzsch, 1930
(C10) French, 33 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

60...g1=N to prevent a fork
Aranov vs Karpov, 1962 
(C10) French, 71 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 1-0 Gueridon # next
Lilienthal vs A Chistiakov, 1949 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Janowski Var (C12) 0-1 N saves the day!
Spielmann vs Vidmar, 1907 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Threats
J Polgar vs Shaked, 1998 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Zugzwang finish
A Evenson vs Alekhine, 1916 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

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

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

Russian Game: Paulsen Attack (C42) 0-1 28...?
Tseshkovsky vs Vladimirov, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Paulsen Attack (C42) 1/2-1/2 busy Q
Wang Hao vs Wei Yi, 2019 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 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

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

Scotch Game: Bind (C45) 1-0 Arabian Mate next
V Zagorovsky vs A Bannik, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 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

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

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Faulty Q sac
Catalin-Lucian Patrascu vs Mersad Khodashenas, 2016
(C49) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Simul Exhibition
Lasker vs F Draycott, 1908 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Italian, Two Knts Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 0-1 Spearhead#
Savin Dias vs Yichen Han, 2019 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56) 0-1Useless Qs
A N Rubinsztein vs H Winkler, 1983 
(C56) Two Knights, 40 moves, 0-1

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: Schliemann Def. Tartakower Var (C63) 0-1 Slashing
A Romanovsky vs S A Langleben, 1911 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 0-1entertaining
M Schlosser vs Anand, 1990 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

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

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1
R Hartoch vs Lutikov, 1965 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Game 146 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine
G A Thomas vs Flohr, 1939 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 68 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

Spanish, Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Misplayed Anastasia's #
Dvoirys vs Timoshchenko, 1988 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

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

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

Zukertort Dbl Fianchetto vs NY System (D02) 1-0 Wild game!
Adianto vs G Pieterse, 1986 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 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

Game 12 of "50 Great Games of Chess" by Harry Golombek
Breyer vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Las Mil y Una Partidas (1001 Chess Games) Boris de Greiff, 2006
O Bernstein vs Janowski, 1905 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

This game won the second brilliancy prize at this tournament.
Bondarevsky vs V Mikenas, 1950 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 31 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 Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 0-1 back rank pin & interference
Guimard vs Najdorf, 1944 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Quiet Variation. Schallopp Def (D12) 0-1 wandering K
N Pogonina vs Goryachkina, 2018 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 71 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Semi-Slav Def: Quiet Variation (D30) 1-0 Upside-down Gueridon #
Botvinnik vs M Muchin, 1926 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

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

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

Game 149 Anatoly Karpov - My Best 300 Games
Karpov vs Chandler, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

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

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange (D41) 1-0 Positively Exquisite
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 62 'Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces' by Igor Stohl
Aronian vs Anand, 2007  
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 video link
Carlsen vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 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

QGD: Tartakower Def. General (D58) 0-1 Knight single-double
J Kraai vs U Boensch, 1998
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 28 moves, 0-1

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

QGD: Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Minority Attack
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 77 moves, 1-0

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

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+
Rapport vs Fressinet, 2015 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Amar Opening 1.Nh3 Double Fianchetto (E00) 0-1 Closed center
L Boeye vs E Denayer, 2001 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 0-1

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

Bogo-Indian Def: Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1 Promo for a piece
W Heinig vs D Neukirch, 1974 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian. Kasparov Attack (E12) 0-1 Overloaded R
Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

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

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var Timman's Line (E15) 1-0 Notes
Vaganian vs J Nogueiras, 1985 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Closed vs Reversed Botvinnik System (B25) 1-0Rook Heat
K Areshchenko vs J Kavitha, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Schlechter Def (E52) 0-1 P grabber gets surprised
B Kantsler vs M Matlakov, 2015 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Delayed e4-e5 Symetrical KIA vs KID (A07) 1-0 c3, d3-d4 P break
C Bauer vs K Braeunlin, 2017
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

G52 in "The 100 Best Games of the 20th Century" byAndrew Soltis
Capablanca vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System Closed NxBg3 (D02) 1/2-1/2 Kg2 vs Kg7
Kamsky vs M Muzychuk, 2016
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sarratt Attack dxc5, BxBd6 (D00) 1-0 Kside P roller, P#
I Miladinovic vs A Tang, 2017
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 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

KID: Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1992 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Paleface Attack (A45) 0-1 Awful
R Lomaquis vs L Liascovich, 2004 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 1-0 Reti's Mate Extended
D Flores vs J Duarte, 2016 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Game 46 in Petrosian's Best Games of Chess, 1946-63 P.H. Clarke
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1961 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 47 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Four Qs
B Socko vs Sasikiran, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 89 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 34.?
Krogius vs Jansa, 1965 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 Edge Destruction
Kashdan vs Bogoljubov, 1931 
(E61) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

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

"Pachman Ghosted" (game of the day Jul-27-2014)
Pachman vs Bronstein, 1946 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 31 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 0-1 Greco's #
M Labollita vs E Schiller, 2003
(A13) English, 33 moves, 0-1

KID: Fianchetto. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Arabian Mate
M Willich vs P Ehemann, 2004 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort Opening: Nimzo-Larsen Var (A04) 1-0 Blitz swindle
Nakamura vs D Paravyan, 2018 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Van't Kruijs Opening: Transposes to English (A00) 1-0 Stockfish
Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana, 2020 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 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

KID: Saemisch. Bronstein Def (E87) 0-1 early Q exit
B Spycher vs Piket, 1986 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish, l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C67) 0-1 Confounding N
Wei Yi vs Karjakin, 2020 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Misc. (E98) 0-1 19.Bxh3? gxBh3?
Reshevsky vs Lombardy, 1958 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 N fork, Pin
Navara vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 missed long Q move#
M Monticelli vs I A Horowitz, 1934 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 54 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 1-0video link
Duda vs So, 2020 
(A13) English, 47 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

Game66: Three Hundred Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch. English
Mackenzie vs Tarrasch, 1885 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Legall's Mate goes extra innings!
Gunsberg vs NN, 1907  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 Ignore PB
F W Viney vs Herbert Francis Gook, 1926 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 Sweet Ne4
J Enevoldsen vs Nimzowitsch, 1933 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Tartakower vs S Prokofiev, 1934 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA: Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 0-1 Beans & Rice
W P MacBean vs D Fawcett, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Wagner Gambit (A46) 1-0 Battling Bs & Rs
R Grau vs I Pleci, 1930 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

King's Indian, Samisch (E83) 0-1 Middlegame B-R-N #
B G Dudley vs D La Pierre Ballard, 1965 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Kside staircase promo
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 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

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

KGA. Hanstein Gambit (C38) 0-1 From a distance...!
S W Sedgefield vs Charles Watson Snr, 1869 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

KID Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 R traps N on the rim
Euwe vs T D van Scheltinga, 1948
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation Dbl Fianchetto (A15)
Karpov vs Timman, 1981 
(A15) English, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zukertort Opening: vs Modern Defense (A04) 1-0 Bxf7+ declined
Santasiere vs R Byrne, 1946 
(A04) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 1-0 A Murder Mystery!
Ribli vs K Langeweg, 1978 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E06) 1-0 Single-Double Threat!
Ribli vs I Jelen, 1979 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 "Ranken Fail"
W Hodges vs C E Ranken, 1851 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knts Flexible Line (A28) 0-1 Notes Triangle #
R K Delaune vs K Spraggett, 1983 
(A28) English, 25 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Discovered Check w/Capture Bites
Stollar vs A Serebrisky, 1945 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance Var (C18) 1-0 offramp's study
I Saric vs Aydin Suleymanli, 2019 
(C18) French, Winawer, 71 moves, 1-0

King's English. Troger Defense (A21) 1-0 offramp explains
E Raeva vs E Mladenov, 2012 
(A21) English, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0Arabian Mate
J Polgar vs W Moranda, 2010
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Lasker - Marshall World Championship Match (1907), USA, rd 7
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def: Lion. Forcing Line (C41) 0-1 Bxf7+, N invasion
Pilnik vs Najdorf, 1941 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

K's Gambit: Accepted. Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 # w/a passed pawn
Itze vs H Reinle, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 Arabian Mate arrangement
Ftacnik vs Mokry, 1985 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Blindfold simul, NBQ#
Morphy vs P Dominguez, 1864 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Stockfish notes
J Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

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

"The Bright Side of Chess" by Irving Chernev, published 1948
F Hermann vs H Hussong, 1930 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

Black underpromotion checkmate from the corner!!
Wiede vs A Goetz, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch Var (C03) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Steinitz vs Marshall, 1893 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Brilliancy
E Formanek vs Bradford, 1979 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese CG (C23) 1-0 So young, calm, coool!
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1848 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 0-1 King Hunt!
Ljubojevic vs Anand, 1992 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Game 104 of '107 Great Chess Battles' by Alexander Alekhine
Foltys vs P Michel, 1939 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 30 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 0-1 Intro to pgn4web
D Djakova vs P J Draganova, 2001 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Classical. Modern Def (D78) 0-1 tactical fall
M Voiska vs Chiburdanidze, 1986 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0 Czech Traffic
Pribyl vs Smejkal, 1972 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Keres Var (B04) 0-1 U.S. Champions
L Christiansen vs Alburt, 1990 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 46 moves, 0-1

14. 100 Best Games of 20th Century by GM Andrew Soltis
M Lazarevic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 1-0 Video link
E Schiller vs M Arne, 1995  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1/2-1/2
V I Karasev vs A Poliakov, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Classical. Tarrasch Var (C14) 0-1Capture, Re-capture, N+
J Dobias vs Prokes, 1911
(C14) French, Classical, 22 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0 Pile on back rank pin
Steinitz vs C Golmayo, 1883 
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Defense: 3...Qe5+ 4.Be7 (B01) 1-0 Threats
Steinitz vs S Hamel, 1867 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Four Pawns Attk. Main Line (A69) 1-0 The Pun Fits!
N Schouten vs R Dieks, 1975 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Trifunovic Var (C43) 0-1 NxRa1
Browne vs J Acers, 1971 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 42 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik, Alatortsev System (D44) 1-0 late 0-0
Flohr vs Stahlberg, 1934 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Cozio Def (C70) 1-0 The N+ fork loses
J A Kaiser vs Steinitz, 1883 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

Anderssen Opening: General (A00) 0-1 White retreats
F Umanec vs T Fodor Jr, 2012
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5: Anderssen Counterattack 4.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0
Blackburne vs Dr. Jover, 1891 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 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

Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45) 1-0 storming the castle!
Lasker vs Daniel, 1897 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD. Orthodox Def. Classical Var (D69) 1-0 Two hogs on 7th rank
Keene vs G C Lund, 1962 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de, 29 moves, 1-0

KID: Semi-Averbakh System (E73) 0-1
A Wang vs C Yip, 2020 
(E73) King's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

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

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1Reinfeld puzzle
Hermann vs Lasker, 1900 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

KIA vs C-K Def (A07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 24.?
Movsesian vs M Panarin, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Leningrad Variation (A87) 0-1 26...?
Van der Sterren vs V Malaniuk, 1987 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Variation (A62) · 1-0
Sosonko vs Nunn, 1980
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Goldberg's Qs pin, Double Knight Mate
Rosenbaum vs N Goldberg, 1959 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Def (D37) 0-1 video link
Martirosyan vs Nakamura, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

Nov-15-20 MordimerChess: Double discovered attack video link
Aronian vs Nepomniachtchi, 2020 
(B50) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical (A36) 1-0 Find the finish
Krasenkow vs S Brynell, 1996 
(A36) English, 34 moves, 1-0

London System vs Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 No Captures in 34 moves
David Robinson vs Steve Woodrow, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Loewenthal vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Spearhead +s
W Pietzsch vs Smyslov, 1968 
(A48) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 1-0 Q sac, mating attk
M Rakitskaja vs A Eliseev, 2004 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Def: ML. Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 R battery
K Mueller vs T Cording, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Krause Variation (D02) 1-0 Stockfish, KEG annotates!
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange Var (D85) 1/2-1/2 Recommended
V S Gujrathi vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2020 
(D85) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA DBl Fio vs Pachman Sys (A07) 0-1 P on 3rd w/B pair
Abhimanyu Puranik vs S Sjugirov, 2020 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 R snookers R
Lagno vs M Maeckelbergh, 2006 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 25 moves, 1-0

G21 The New in Chess Book of Chess Improvement by Steph Giddins
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 0-1 Bouncing Knight bakes the cake
L Josteinsson vs D Van Riper, 1978 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Colle Zuk 6.0-0 b6 7.Ne5 vs Tilt (D05) 1-0Skewer removes guard
Denker vs F Rundell, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Richter-Veresov Attack 5.f3 h6 (A45) 0-1 Remove the Defender
J Lakdawala vs L Christiansen, 1989 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Urusov Gambit (C24) 0-1 Accept, trade down
D Geronimi vs H Filippini, 2007 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Positional Var (C19) 1-0 Corner thy own N?
Spassky vs Short, 1982 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicil Scheveningen. Classical, Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 smashing R
Lagno vs A Alexikov, 2003 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit: Declined. Keene Def (C30) 1-0 Mate in 2
K Krantz vs K Dehmelt, 1986 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KGA. Ghulam-Kassim Gambit (C37) 1-0 Sacs and pins on f-file!
Cochrane vs Mohishunder, 1854 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin theme to know
Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Q forks 2 units
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 8 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Jerome Gambit (C50) 1-0 NN falls again
L White vs NN, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Not an Opera Mate, but
Lepge vs Saalbad, 1906 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 Backdoor play
C Janzen vs M Borriss, 1987 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian. Exchange Var (B00) 1-0 Big upset
M Spinosa vs O Kroll, 1978 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen Var (B80) 0-1Passer aides raking Bs#
K Laue vs B Koch, 1942 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 33 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1 Q nabs cornered R
M M Jacobsen vs S Soors, 2015 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 0-1 Pillsbury's Mate w/Q!
C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt vs O Wuelfing, 1861 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Exchange. Romanovsky Var (C68) 1-0 He's mad!
C Orbaan vs J H Donner, 1950 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 46 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 0-1 Capture, Capture again!
J Kleinert vs Tukmakov, 2000 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 1-0 Long range pieces #
Morphy vs S Smyth, 1859 
(C01) French, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed 8.Be3 0-0 (B26) 1-0 22.? and 31.?
E Gulden vs Andrei Macovei, 2018 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Richter-Rauzer. General (B60) 0-1 blitz flank +
NN vs F Rhine, 2020 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 12 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: General 4.Nf3 Bg4 (A41) 0-1 Unpin fury
G Chappuis vs Suttles, 1964 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 34 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 Opposite wing attacks
A Galliamova vs A Kashlinskaya, 2020 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Q sac attack!
D M Martinez vs Steinitz, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Center Attack (C84) 1-0 N on the 6th!
K Richter vs V Kahn, 1931 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

P-Q4: Colle-Zukertort vs Stonewall Def (D02) 0-1 Greek gift
H Nowarra vs P Michel, 1938 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 0-1

Game 41 from Chess in the USA 1945-72, Part 1 (Leach)
Mednis vs Fischer, 1963 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 62 moves, 0-1

Duras Gambit: General (B00) 0-1 Correspondence
B Bascetta vs H Rocca, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz - Rosenthal Var (C46) 0-1 Pin
H Karlsson vs Geller, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 21 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

Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21) 0-1 R on the 8th
R Griffith / T Ross / F Ruffer vs Capablanca, 1911 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 33 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Modern Var (A56) 0-1 fork threats
T Paunovic vs Wojtkiewicz, 1988 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Calabrese Countergambit (C23) 0-1 She gets ar
P Humble vs S Angas, 1850 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

G11 Ludwig Steinkohl: 99 Schönheitspreise aus 150 Schachjahren;
Harmonist vs Paulsen, 1889 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned P General (C18) 1-0Fabulous Zugzw
D Rensch vs T Abrahamyan, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD. Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury (D41) 1-0 Simple Principles
Geller vs Simagin, 1951 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: General (A02) 1-0 En passant triggers beautiful #
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Damiano. Kholmov Gambit (C42) 0-1 N nails the Rs
Waitzkin vs C Hertan, 1989 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Classical. Original Def (D78) 1-0 Discoveries
Shainswit vs P R Geffe, 1940 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 37 moves, 1-0

33.? in John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 2
Lilienthal vs Aronin, 1948 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 0-1 Sac Attack!
A Jerez Perez vs Romero Holmes, 2001 
(C15) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System KanLine (B28) 0-1back rank
G Thorhallsson vs J Arnason, 2004
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Minors on the 3rd rank!
Salwe vs A Speijer, 1910 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Variation (C87) 0-1 by Averbakh
V Shiyanovsky vs Averbakh, 1961
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Hanham. Schlechter Var (C41) 0-1 Study the pawns?
A Berelowitsch vs F Bellini, 2006 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird. Paulsen Var (C61) 0-1 0-0 vs 0-0-0
Levenfish vs G Goldberg, 1952
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Fianchetto (C76) 1/2-
D Rovner vs L Guldin, 1939 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Smothered # next
Fedorchuk vs Buhmann, 1999 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 26 moves, 1-0

G46 in Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the CMs by Fred Reinfeld
Pilnik vs Najdorf, 1942 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 32 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted (C32) 1-0 KEG notes
E Delmar vs W Napier, 1901 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0 cut & thrust action!
Kupchik vs N Whitaker, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Var (C40) 1-0 Discovered Attk
B Hague vs S Lill, 2018 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw 5.QxQd8+ KxQd8 (B07) 1-0
Spassky vs Rivas Pastor, 1991 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Cochrane gives queen odds and checkmates. Poor NN.
Cochrane vs NN, 1832 
(000) Chess variants, 14 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Pawn Storm Var (A66) 1-0 Qf8# coming next
Spassky vs L Aronson, 1957 
(A66) Benoni, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 136/153 My Best Games of Chess, 1905-1954 by Tartakower
Tartakower vs P Frydman, 1935 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD: Cambridge Springs Var (D52) 1-0 Overstepped time control
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1928 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

17...? a puzzle in the New York Post
Turov vs A Gaifullin, 2018 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Var (E39) 0-1Rooks on 2nd
A Turner vs Reshevsky, 1956 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian Bg7 (A07) 1-0 21.? U R A daisy if U do!
Krum Georgiev vs F Vareille, 1998 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Traxler Counterattack (C57) 0-1
V Vorobiev vs V Litvinov, 1948 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal d3, c3 (C50) 0-1 Spearhead
E Paehtz vs Grigoriants, 2017
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Mieses Var - NO KIA (C26) 1-0 Heavy piece jig!
V Vorotnikov vs B A Zlotnik, 1978
(C26) Vienna, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Alekhine Var (C68) 0-1 18...?
R Scrivener vs Carlos Torre, 1924 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 0-1

QGD. Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Reti vs L Asztalos, 1918 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Paulsen vs Steinitz, 1873 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 moves, 0-1

Game #5 from John Nunn's Chess Course
M Walter vs Lasker, 1923 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 85 from Soviet Chess Strategy (Suetin)
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1960 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 24 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: General (A00) 1-0 hippity hoppity
Lenderman vs I Zenyuk, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

Mesmerizing attacking tactics by both players... very enjoyable
Wang Yue vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Closed. Fianchetto (B26) 0-1 The ol' Troitzky pos
Znosko-Borovsky vs J A Seitz, 1931 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 96 moves, 0-1

Borg Defense: General (B00) 1-0 The B pair set a trap
S Collins vs S Williams, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Famous pawn march!
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Nd8 interference insures promo
Korchnoi vs H Wirthensohn, 2006 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Portuguese Gambit (B01) 1-0 Q sac for B pair#
Lou Yiping vs M Janiszewski, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 0-1 R from HELL!!
Chiburdanidze vs Goldin, 1989 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicil Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze Var (B36) 0-1
V Ciocaltea vs Parma, 1968 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicil Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Dzindzichashvili vs Y N Sakharov, 1957 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Rook X-ray invites Queen
T Gareyev vs Shabalov, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Novelty
Svidler vs Macieja, 2002 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Correspondence
F Popp vs R Roethgen, 1961
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 Minors # w/Q pin
T Roosink vs M Bergkamp, 2004 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

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