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

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

KGA. Hanstein Gambit (C38) 1-0 Paris (1858) notes by Stockfish
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA. Lolli Gambit (C37) 1-0 K walk into castle mate!!
G Spencer vs NN, 1893 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

Pin and Qf8+ RxQf8 RxRf8# combination in the Muzio
Tarrasch vs C Kelz, 1891 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1-0 25.?
Tarrasch vs Harmonist, 1891 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 139 'The Golden Treasury of Chess' by Wellmuth & Horowitz
Halprin vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Sicilian Defense: Alapin 5.Nc3 Bg7 (B22) 1-0 Discovered+
S Levitsky vs G Helbach, 1905 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening 2...dxe4 (A00) 0-1 Black Ns assault!
G Underhill vs J W Kells, 1935 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

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

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 14.?
F Vallejo Pons vs L Deglmann, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 37...?
Nimzowitsch vs W Winter, 1927 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 45 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

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Two Knts Var (A02) 1-0 Crumbling 0-0
A Solano Cruz vs E Trejos, 2001
(A02) Bird's Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

Dbl Fio Ret vs Polish Def (A04) 0-1Black has lengthy initiative
Ravi Rakshitta vs S Maze, 2020 
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

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

Zukertort Opening: Herrstrom Gambit 2.Nxg5 and 4.Nxf7 (A04) 1-0
Streng vs E J Diemer, 1984 
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

23...? from John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 3
Furman vs Spassky, 1957 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06) 0-1 31...?
F Zita vs Antoshin, 1965 
(A06) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06) 1-0 Stockfish; 20.?
Bellon Lopez vs R Byrne, 1975 
(A06) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack: General (A06) 1-0 21.? & 22?
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Var (A07) 0-1 25...?
Bluebaum vs E Najer, 2017 
(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 Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 21.?
M Czerniak vs U Rueetschi, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 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

"Sac It Again, Sam!" (game of the day Apr-18-2020)
Reshevsky vs Sunye Neto, 1977 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 65 moves, 1-0

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

KIA vs Dragon/Reversed Botvinnik System Delayed (A07) 0-1Thrill
Saidy vs R Ervin, 1976 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 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

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

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1 41...?
Miles vs Uhlmann, 1976 
(A10) English, 43 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense (A10) 1-0 12.?
Robatsch vs Jansa, 1974 
(A10) English, 14 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Great Snake (A10) 0-1 B sac! Long combination
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Slav. General (A11) 0-1 Kside breakthru
Short vs Jakovenko, 2012 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 51 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. King's Knight (A13) 0-1 32...?
O Chernin vs E Schiller, 1998 
(A13) English, 34 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Wimpy System (A13) 1-0 23.?
Petrosian vs Hort, 1972 
(A13) English, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 1-0 20.?
L Spassov vs P Popov, 1977 
(A13) English, 23 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Catalan Def Accepted (A13) 1-0 27.?
Eliskases vs M Eisinger, 1939 
(A13) English, 29 moves, 1-0

English vs. Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0 Gutsy
Petrosian vs A Khasin, 1957
(A14) English, 33 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense. Catalan Def (A14) 1-0 37.?
R Hartoch vs Hecht, 1972 
(A14) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Larry David Evans is an IM from the USA
U Rath vs L D Evans, 1981 
(A14) English, 42 moves, 0-1

Reversed roles. Tal's only win with Black vs Petrosian.
Petrosian vs Tal, 1976 
(A15) English, 28 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 0-1 22...?
A David vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

G259 in 'The Golden Treasury of Chess' by Wellmuth & Horowitz
I A Horowitz vs A Kevitz, 1931 
(A15) English, 22 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

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

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

English Opening: Golombek Def (A16) 1-0 B sac forces checkmate
Santasiere vs H M Woods, 1936 
(A16) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Round 8, Game #62 [Prize for "clever combinational play"]
Romanishin vs Petrosian, 1975 
(A17) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: King's English. General (A20) 0-1 40...?
Korchnoi vs J L Arnason, 1987 
(A20) English, 55 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 25.?
Taimanov vs Vaganian, 1977 
(A21) English, 31 moves, 1-0

K's English. Closed System Full Symmetry (A26) 0-1 43...?
Larsen vs Spassky, 1981 
(A26) English, 44 moves, 0-1

King's English. Three Knights System (A27) 0-1 c4 yourself!
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

this is one wild @$$ chess game
Rohde vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1992 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 30 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 25.?
Van Wely vs Piket, 1996 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 0-1 31...?
Rogoff vs Portisch, 1976 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

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

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 34.?
W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

K's English. 4 Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Stockfish; 27...?
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1966 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 0-1 25...?
Adorjan vs Miles, 1985 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetrical. Dbl Fio vs Hedgehog Def (A30) 0-1 32...?
R Panjwani vs Ivanchuk, 2014 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. General (A30) 0-1 Beat 'em to the
J Rapport vs A Muzychuk, 2016 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Terrifying
V Saigin vs Tal, 1954 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 29 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Spielmann Def (A32) 1-0 28.?
Reshevsky vs Polugaevsky, 1970 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Three Knts (A34) 0-1 Fascinating!
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1979 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Fianchetto Var (A34) 1-0 25.?
Szabo vs N Spiridonov, 1974 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights (A35) 0-1 28...?
Panno vs H Bravo Sedamanos, 1975 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical (A36) 1-0 35.?
L Rogule vs A Avramidou, 2019 
(A36) English, 45 moves, 1-0

Polish Defense: General (A40) 1-0 51.?
Wojtaszek vs Z Pakleza, 2010 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Beefeater Var (A40) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 24.?
Alburt vs D E Vigorito, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg2, Bb2 vs Bg7 (A40) 0-1 34...?
Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense (A41) 1-0 Her best thus far
A Kashlinskaya vs S Sevian, 2018 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 37 moves, 1-0

Wade Defense: General (A41) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 47.?
Kasparov vs A Haik, 1988 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 49 moves, 1-0

Understanding the Sacrifice by Angus Dunnington
P K Wells vs J Rowson, 2000 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 36 moves, 0-1

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

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 14.?
Korchnoi vs D Solak, 2002 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 19 moves, 1-0

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

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

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 1/2-1/2 Spearhead on f2
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1934 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Barry Attk vs NY System (A45) 0-1 Remove the Defender!
E Danielian vs A Matnadze, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: Poisoned Pawn (A45) 1-0 Q+ & fork Rg8 next
I Ivanisevic vs D Derakhshani, 2016
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

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: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 19.? & 21.?
Radjabov vs O Bortnyk, 2016 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Polish Variation (A46) 0-1 16...?
M Brunoehler vs K Richter, 1941 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 Unsound K hunt
H Kilicaslan vs Jobava, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1 Combination!
B Hallegua vs Alekhine, 1914 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Pseudo-Colle Bb2 vs Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1 Bxh2+
A Selezniev vs Spielmann, 1921 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

G6 Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 0-1 22...?
L Perunovic vs A Panic, 2008 
(A48) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Przepiorka Variation (A49) 0-1 34...?
Guimard vs Euwe, 1946 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 35 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: King's Indian. Fianchetto Var (A49) 0-1 25...?
E Poltoranov vs Stein, 1955 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 25 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Przepiorka Copycat (A49) 1-0 31.?
N Aggelis vs A Heimann, 2012 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52) 1-0 19...?
G Sigurjonsson vs A S Segal, 1968 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

May 20, 1959 issue of "Chess Life" p. 4
L H Wight vs R Scrivener, 1926 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

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

QGD: Pseudo-Tarrasch Var (D50) 1-0 Crazy sacs
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 0-1 Brilliant
Zhao Xue vs Aronian, 2005 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

"Phony Benoni" (game of the day Apr-29-2005) 19.?
Kavalek vs Matulovic, 1966 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A57) 0-1 jaw-dropping
Lilienthal vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1954 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 33 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. ML (A57) 0-1 Q sac in a Queens ending!
Reshevsky vs D Gurevich, 1982 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 59 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: King Pawn lines (A65) 1-0 Photo; surging pawns!
J Penrose vs Tal, 1960 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 39 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: King Pawn lines (A65) 1-0 40.?
Knaak vs Dolmatov, 1981 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 47 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: K Pawn lines (A65) 1-0 19.?
Dusan Rajkovic vs M O Jovanovic, 2008 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Def: Classical. Czerniak Def Tal Line (A77) 0-1 WOW!!
Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Classical. Czerniak Def (A78) 0-1 B Deflects Q
Z Kozul vs Velimirovic, 1985 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 40 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Classical. Czerniak Def (A79) 0-1 32...?
L Ogaard vs J D Tisdall, 1987 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Defense: Leningrad Var (A86) 1-0
Huebner vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1991 
(A86) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Stonewall. Modern (A81) 1-0 Tremendous Dbl R Sacrifices
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Nimzo-Dutch Var (A90) 1-0 Batteries up the middle
Najdorf vs Grob, 1948 
(A90) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 21 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Def: Classical. Buenos Aires Var (A96) 1-0 30.?
Kavalek vs J B Bednarski, 1972 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Dutch Classical. 7...Ne4 Huisl Var (A96) 0-1 33...?
I Sokolov vs S Williams, 2006 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

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

Carr Defense /Owen's Def. (B00) 1-0 Black survives awhile
Hebden vs M Basman, 1993 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Q sacrifice for Mayet's Mate
W Pollock vs Gunsberg, 1889 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Kennedy. Linksspringer Var (B00) 0-1
W Long vs R Durkin, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian: Icelandic-Palme Gambit (B01) 0-1 Castled K wins
David Phillips vs I Lindam, 1995 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Scandinavian Def: Schiller-Pytel 3...Qd6 (B01) 1-0 Prevent 0-0
Carlsen vs A Utegaliyev, 2019 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Saemisch Attk (B02) 1-0 22.? Speechless Black Q
T Stanciu vs A Maciejewski, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO R
Tal vs Podgaets, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian 3.e5 Nd7 French-like (B02) 1-0
I Rogers vs F Delay, 1985 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Alekhine Def: Four Pawns Attack. Main Line (B03) 0-1 16...?
Huebner vs Hort, 1987 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

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

"Tenacious D" (game of the day Dec-07-2012)
Browne vs Fischer, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 0-1 Exch Sac, sacs declined
Westerinen vs A Planinc, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. 2Knts. Suttles (B06)1/2-Arabian Stalemate w/Crazy R
Matulovic vs Suttles, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

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

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

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09) 0-1 Fascinating!
R Kelson vs M Leski, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Accelerated Panov Attack (B10) 1-0 27.?
A Rakhmanov vs Y Ginzburg, 2010 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Accelerated Panov Attack (B10) 1-0 23.?
P Markland vs Hort, 1971 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Acclrated Panov Attk. Modern Var (B10) 1-0 17.?
Lenderman vs S Zierk, 2012 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 21 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 0-1 21...?
Delarochette vs J Negro, 1983 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 0-1

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

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

Game 88 in The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by J. Emms
F Braga vs Timman, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

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 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 Defense: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 20.?
D Swiercz vs M Kanarek, 2016 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 0-1 30...?
J Steckner vs V Burmakin, 2004 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Panov Attk. Fianchetto Def., Gambit (B13) 1-0 21.?
F J Sanchez Guirado vs Ponomariov, 1997 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 1-0 33...?
C Pedersen vs P Norby, 1971 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Blackburne's Mate next!
Vladimir Petrov vs T Bergs, 1929 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 1-0

19.? Tal made modern chess to look like a football.
Tal vs I Chikovani, 1968 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 20.?
H Runde vs Morten Jensen, 2003 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Forgacs Var (B15) 1-0 15.?
Ragozin vs Boleslavsky, 1942 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 1-0 20.?
Miles vs Hort, 1983 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Fishin' Pole Declined. Right-handed Smothered Mate is thwarted.
P Haba vs Nisipeanu, 2004 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 46 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 0-1 Dbl Exch Sacs!
Levenfish vs Konstantinopolsky, 1947 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation (B17) 1-0 16.?
I K Sukandar vs Hoang Thi Bao Tram, 2014 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical. Flohr Variation (B18) 0-1 18...?
Zherebukh vs Nakamura, 2017 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 21 moves, 0-1

C-K Classical Main lines (B18) 1-0 20? Clever finish by Adams
Adams vs Leko, 1999 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 22.?
Schmittdiel vs T Ernst, 1987 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2...d5 3.exd6 Nf6 4.Bb5+ (B22) 1-0 21.?
Smagin vs Sveshnikov, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30)1-0 13.?
Vasiukov vs I Chikovani, 1963 
(B30) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fnchetto, Lutikov G. (B31) 1-0
Lutikov vs F Silva, 1976 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 21.?
K Hulak vs Romanishin, 1969 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 29.?
Ding Yixin vs Tan Zhongyi, 2012 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

27.? "Vlad the Impaled" (game of the day Jan-09-2012)
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 20.?
Gufeld vs B Ivanovic, 1979 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Modern Bc4 Var (B35) 1-0 20.?
D Kontic vs G M Todorovic, 1992 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 32 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: 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 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 Def: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Sacs for promotion!
Levin vs A Makarov, 1957
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Szen Var (B44) 1-0Stockfish; 26.? & 30.?
Spassky vs Averkin, 1973 
(B44) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen (B46) 0-1 24...?
Romanishin vs Balashov, 1979 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 R roller
P Dely vs E Varnusz, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov English Attack (B48) 1-0 29.?
I Cheparinov vs Pelletier, 2007 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52) 0-1 46.?
A Zakharov vs A I Petrushin, 1973 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 49 moves, 0-1

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

22...? is #150 in Lev Alburt's 'Chess Training Pocket Book'.
Pilnik vs Geller, 1955 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Sic Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early deviations (B62) 1-0 20.?
L Hazai vs Szabo, 1983 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 29 moves, 1-0

- GM Andy Soltis notes; Source: Chess Life 1998 May
Anand vs Joel Benjamin, 1989 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 0-1 23.?
J Kozma vs L Alster, 1953 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B77) 1-0 24.?
Sherzer vs Kudrin, 1985 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen English Attack (B90) 1-0 32.?
Anand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Fianchetto Var (B80) 0-1 Spearhead
S Bergsson vs Zsofia Polgar, 1988 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Tal Var (B82) 1-0 Q sac opens g-file
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Tal Variation (B82) 1-0 19.?
Anand vs I B de Souza, 1984 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Var (B84) 1-0 26.?
Ganguly vs H H Hernandez, 2008 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

18.? The Encyclopedia of Chess Middlegames
Smyslov vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Scheveningen. Classical Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 13.?
Lasker vs Pirc, 1935 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 0-1 Stockfish; 32...?
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Pile on the pin
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

Short gives away all his material to deliver mate, but draws.
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 1-0 19.?
G Kuzmin vs Groszpeter, 1990 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 0-1 33...?
Rublevsky vs K Alekseenko, 2018 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 0-1 24...?
Dolmatov vs Browne, 1990 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B94) 1-0 25.?
Zhao Jun vs Zhou Jianchao, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 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 Defense: Najdorf both 0-0-0 (B94) 0-1 Exch Sacs
Gulko vs Petrosian, 1976 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96) 1-0 41.?
Shirov vs I Papaioannou, 2009 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Polugayevsky Var (B96) 1-0 Castle mate
A Fomez vs M Lanzani, 1988 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line Brilliancy (B99) 1-0 24.?
V Lyukmanov vs D Jabot, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Knight Variation (C00) 1-0 14.?
A Flaata vs T Bothner, 1998 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French Def. dxe4 dxe4 (C00) 1-0 Basman's K takes a hike!
R L Paige vs M Basman, 1967
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Chigorin 2.Qe2 w/e5 strong point (C00) 0-1
A C Florean vs J Kraai, 2006 
(C00) French Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

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

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

French Defense: Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 1-0 16.?
B Wall vs J Robin, 1983 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def. Advance. 6.a3 f6 Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 19...?
Adams vs Epishin, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1-0 15.?
Grischuk vs Bareev, 2001 
(C02) French, Advance, 17 moves, 1-0

French Def: Advance 6.a3 c4 ML (C02) 0-1 29...?
D Provost vs K Spraggett, 1979 
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance Variation (C02) 1-0 40.?
G O'Toole vs R Haria, 2009 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Tarrasch. Haberditz Var (C03) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Karpov vs J Enevoldsen, 1972 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 31.?
Motylev vs A Iljushin, 2000 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed (C05) 1-0 Deadly Decoy K hunt
Korneev vs Piskov, 1996 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

"Tal for Y'All" (game of the day Dec-06-2015)
Tal vs Salnikov, 1970 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 16 moves, 1-0

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1-0 18.?
Alekhine vs Sik, 1943 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09) 0-1 51...?
Adams vs Lputian, 1995 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 52 moves, 0-1

Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics, #112, p. 187 After 24 ...exf3
C Juarez Flores vs Lputian, 1990 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 22 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System Main Line (C09)1-0 K walk
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1971 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 14.?
Anand vs Robatsch, 1992 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 1-0

Moves 14, 15 double knight sacs on f7 gets Black's best effort
Jansa vs P Troeger, 1961 
(C10) French, 70 moves, 1-0

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

French Def. Steinitz. Boleslavsky (C11) 1-0 23...?
Bologan vs T Luther, 2007 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 12 in Chess: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald
Topalov vs Bareev, 2002 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Steinitz. Boleslavsky 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C11) 1-0 26.?
I Saric vs M Gurevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Def: Steinitz. Bradford Attack Var (C11) 1-0 Corresp
A Zinkl vs R Huber, 1897 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 1-0 out of the blue
P F Schmidt vs H Nowarra, 1941 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

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

25.? in Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Sublime combination
Bogoljubov vs Spielmann, 1919 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn ML (C18) 0-1 20...?
S P Tanin vs G Sanakoev, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Retreat Variation General (C18) 1-0 14.?
Le Chess Club vs R Jedynak, 2004 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Advance Variation (C18) 1-0 36.?
J Polgar vs P Nikolic, 2002 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted. Chigorin Defense (C21) 1-0 27.?
F P Carr vs W C Palmer, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Danish Gambit: General (C21) 1-0 Both Bishops deflect Black Q
S Rubin vs David L Lee, 1971 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Paulsen Attk 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C22) 0-1Dbl N sacrifice
T Thorhallsson vs Efimenko, 2006 
(C22) Center Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Def (C24) 0-1 Entertaining all around
E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Berlin Defense (C24) 1-0 37...?
Larsen vs E Torre, 1987 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 56 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 Game: Stanley. Frankenstein-Dracula Var (C27) 0-1 22...?
A Wilhelm vs W Bareiss, 1971 
(C27) Vienna Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

King's Gambit: General (C30) 0-1 Frank Marshall is a stunt man!
P Reid vs Marshall, 1937 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CntrG. Charousek Gambit Keres Var (C32) 1-0 16.?
W Bialas vs Schwarz, 1953 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

KGD: Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Modern Transfer (C32) 0-1 Decline it
Zsofia Polgar vs Waitzkin, 1995 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 65 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1Fantastic file opening
S Rosenthal vs Bird, 1873 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA. 11.Bb2 Becker Def (C34) 1-0 Kside sacs for Discovered +
M Basman vs P C Griffiths, 1968 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA. Double Muzio Gambit Paulsen Def (C37) 1-0 Stockfish; 23.?
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1-0 Stockfish; 31.?
Marshall vs Von Scheve, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Anderssen Def (C39) 1-0 44.?
de Riviere vs H Baucher, 1859 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

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

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

Gunderam Defense: General (C40) 0-1 36...?
E Tate vs S Sulskis, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Var (C41) 0-1 31...?
Von Bardeleben vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Rolling knights
Z Franco Ocampos vs Guimard, 1980 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Aggressive!
Ljubojevic vs Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Have you heard Dionne Warwick's Old Shoes?
Wei Yi vs Yu Yangyi, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 64 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Marshall Var (C42) 1-0 31.?
Kotronias vs N Kalesis, 1994 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

"Russlin' Ruslan" (game of the day Mar-02-2017) 39.?
Caruana vs Ponomariov, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1-0 23.?
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1993 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit (C44) 1-0 18.?
J Penrose vs Blau, 1957 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

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

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1-0 28.?
B Katalymov vs O Kaminsky, 1969 
(C45) Scotch Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 1/2- perpetual
Bellon Lopez vs R Jamieson, 1977 
(C47) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Krause Gambit (C47) 1-0 Mateo notes
Harikrishna vs Mamedyarov, 2006 
(C47) Four Knights, 32 moves, 1-0

Julius DuMont's "Basis of Combination in Chess," page 4
Bogoljubov vs Rubinstein, 1920 
(C48) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Rubinstein (C48) 1-0Rearrange move order?
Tarrasch vs Marshall, 1903 
(C48) Four Knights, 39 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Double Spanish (C49) 1-0 Cross pins are a bitchew
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
K Sterk vs Marshall, 1912 
(C49) Four Knights, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 7, p. 22 in Secrets of Practical Chess by John Nunn
Nunn vs M Pribyl, 1996 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 1-0 24.?
V Plotkin vs V Drkulec, 2008 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 0-1 14...?
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1903 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Accepted (C51) 1-0 30.?
G Neumann vs Mayet, 1866 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Stone-Ware (C51) 1-0Stockfish; 25.?
Bledow vs P Bilguer, 1838 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 30.?
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Chess Review, July 1935, p. 165
E Canal vs NN, 1917 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 apple bite 37...?
NN vs Cochrane, 1822 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Nxg7!
J Emms vs D J Ledger, 2006 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 video link
Grischuk vs A Giri, 2020 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 1-0 26.?
M Kravtsiv vs V Kazakouski, 2016 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Q sac for Greco's Mate
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1851 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 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

Game 2 in Chess Fundamentals by Jose Raul Capablanca
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1913 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 52 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1-0Stockfish
H Hesse vs NN, 1930 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. King's Bishop Var (C68) 1-0 25.?
Schussler vs Rantanen, 1977 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 0-1 35.?
Browne vs Westerinen, 1970 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 0-1 Brilliant!!
Bagirov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1961 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wormald Attk (C77) 1-0 P roller, Sacs
E Torre vs Reshevsky, 1977 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Bayreuth Var (C77) 1-0 No, Tal had Black!
Gufeld vs Tal, 1959 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Wormald Attk (C77) 0-1 fitting of his rep
A Ostrauskas vs Tal, 1955 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Morphy Attk (C78) 1-0 14.? Blindfold Sim
Alekhine vs Ricondo, 1945 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 14 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0 Exch sac, Bxf7+ sac
Fischer vs C Sharp, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Spanish, Open. Breslau Var (C83) 0-1 Dbl B Mate w/Chernev notes
NN vs Tarrasch, 1915  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84) 1-0 26.?
Psakhis vs V Malaniuk, 1987 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed 8.a4 (C84) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish, tpstar
Anand vs Svidler, 2016 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 20.?
J L Arnason vs Nunn, 1990 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attk. Modern ML (C89) 0-1 Sarfati notes
M Sonter vs J Sarfati, 2005  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Variation (C91) 1-0 34.?
Kamsky vs D Naroditsky, 2017 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 45 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0 23.?
M Magomedov vs J Isaev, 1997 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Zaitsev System (C92) 1-0 28.?
P Haba vs P Nikolic, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Flohr System (C92) 0-1 keep the passer
H Hamdouchi vs Karpov, 2007 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Tal: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Tal vs Panno, 1958 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 57 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Smyslov Def (C93) 1-0 18.?
Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Morphy, Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 1-0 31.?
Yu Yangyi vs Li Shilong, 2012 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 30.?
J Dueball vs E Gereben, 1972 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0 Bam!
O'Kelly vs Unzicker, 1949 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 38 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack 10.g4!? Qx3 minors (D00) 1-0 31.?
A Feuerstein vs E W Marchand, 1954 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

B-D Gambit: Teichmann Var (D00) 1-0 13.? A fearless attack
P Leisebein vs B Fels, 2004 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Krause Var (D02) 0-1 25...?
J Lynch vs P Michel, 1945 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0Stockfish notes; Famous puzzle 47.?
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 33.?
Carlsen vs Yu Yangyi, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Barry Attack. Gruenfeld Var (D02) 0-1 29...?
A Stefanova vs Xie Jun, 1996 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

London System / Double Stonewalls (D02) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Janowski vs Marshall, 1916 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

London System vs Be7, Nbd7 (D02) 1-0 11.?
V Kovacevic vs H Ree, 1980 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

London System Ne5 (D02) 1-0 Blazing Kside attack!
Carlsen vs Mamedyarov, 2020 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

London System vs Dbl Fio Bg7, Bb7 (D02) 0-1 Rook on 2nd
Larsen vs B Andersen, 1960 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

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

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

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish; 19...?
K Gerasimov vs Smyslov, 1935 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

QGD: Chigorin Def. ML (D07) 0-1 Stockfish; 24...? & 74...?
A Reggio vs Chigorin, 1901 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 76 moves, 0-1

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

QGD: Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 1-0 26...?
K Emmrich vs B Moritz, 1922 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 0-1 18...?
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

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: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Nxf7 KxNf7 keep it coming!
Spassky vs L Zinn, 1962 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 1-0 GK was impressed
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1951 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var. Advance System (D15) 0-1 23...?
Ivanchuk vs Bacrot, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Winning With the Slav (Batsford) Yuri Markov & Boris Schipkov
Vidmar vs V Mikenas, 1931 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

QGA: Central Variation. McDonnell Def (D20) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Owen vs Burn, 1875 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

QGA: Gunsberg Def (D21) 1-0 notes by Stockfish; 12.?
Janowski vs E Schallopp, 1896 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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

QGA: Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 Q+s improve her position
Van Wely vs Timman, 1999
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Rubinstein Var (D27) 1-0 Dbl N sacs!!
Anand vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 46 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def. Alekhine System Main Line (D29) 1-0 17.?
Kiril D Georgiev vs Dlugy, 1983 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

QDG. Charousek (Petrosian) Var (D31) 1-0 Q sac for discovered+
Morozevich vs Grischuk, 2011 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1-0

The White knights start up combination collisions
M Pein vs Bagirov, 1995 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

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

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

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. ML (D37) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; 23.?
Kasparov vs Vaganian, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 41 Q sac for a Q trap!
Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 16.?
Razuvaev vs I Farago, 1979 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

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

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

G58 in Mammoth Book-World's Greatest Games by Nunn/Burgess/Emms
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: General 0-0-0 vs. 0-0 (D43) 1-0 Ne5 sitting sac
Petrosian vs Tolush, 1950 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 19 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 26.?
A Voyna vs S Kramer, 2000 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 26.?
Gelfand vs E Alekseev, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

"Gata Go Now" (game of the day Feb-18-2009)
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45) 1-0 26.?
Browne vs Shabalov, 1994 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Accelerated Meran Var (D45) 1-0 Stockfish; 36.?
Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

"Adrian's Wall" (game of the day May-15-2017)
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attk (D45) 0-1Wing P storms
P Hopman vs A Kveinys, 2016
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Chigorin Def (D46) 1-0 Stockfish; 20.?
Szabo vs Bisguier, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

"A true masterpiece"
Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Meran Var (D47) 0-1 22...? "Szabotage"
Szabo vs G Sigurjonsson, 1968 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern Variation (D50) 1-0 20.?
Wojtaszek vs M Grabarczyk, 2011 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern. Knight Defense (D51) 1-0 28.?
A Artidiello vs B Babapour, 2002 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) 0-1 30...?
D Zaslavsky vs Botvinnik, 1926 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 0-1

QGD: Miles Variation (D53) 1-0 22.?
Kramnik vs Short, 1995 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

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

QGD: Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Sacrifice for a K walk
F Apsenieks vs A Louis, 1925 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange Variation (D75) 0-1 16...?
S Hamann vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1962 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 18 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange (D76) 0-1 Dbl N sac
Andres vs F M Wren, 1933 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 17 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Classical. Modern Def (D78) 1-0 42.?
Miles vs L Schmid, 1980 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 45 moves, 1-0

Brinckmann Attack. Grünfeld G. Capa Var (D93) 1-0 42...?
Pomar Salamanca vs J Cuadras Avellana, 1974 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Stockfish; 23.?
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 21.?
Anand vs J L Hammer, 2013 
(D85) Grunfeld, 45 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical Var (D86) 1-0 16.?
Knaak vs Uhlmann, 1978 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 24 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Exchange. Spassky Var (D87) 0-1 32...?
M van der Werf vs Nijboer, 2001 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 37 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def. 3 Knts. Petrosian System (D91) 0-1 3 pawns for N
L'Ami vs E Safarli, 2007 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 31 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 0-1 26...?
Ju Wenjun vs Tan Zhongyi, 2017 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 37 moves, 0-1

Three pawn sacs in the first ten moves of the Catalan?!
A Giri vs N Grandelius, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 33 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

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 Defense: Monticelli Trap (E11) 1-0 10.?
M Monticelli vs Prokes, 1926 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Variation (E11) 1-0 21.?
A Anastasian vs F Izeta Txabarri, 1996 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 27.?
M Gurevich vs G Andruet, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 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

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 0-1 29...?
R Fontaine vs A Sokolov, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Mecking vs J Gonzalez, 2002
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Kasparov Attack (E12) 0-1 26...?
Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

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

#59 Ray Keene's Good Move Guide byKeene & Andrew Whiteley;15.?
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 4 in 'Modern Chess: Move by Move' by Colin Crouch
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

"the sting in the end of the tail" (of a combination)
Karjakin vs Nakamura, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto Traditional (E15) 0-1 22...?
W Orbach vs N Mannheimer, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

21...? "The Rook of Gibraltar" (game of the day Apr-17-2014)
N Dzagnidze vs Adams, 2013 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Romanishin. English Hybrid (E20) 1-0 Blitz
Kasparov vs Anand, 1999 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights Var (E21) 1-0 26.?
J Balogh vs Keres, 1937 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 30 moves, 1-0

NID: Spielmann. Stahlberg Var (E23) 0-1 Stockfish; 31...?
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

G16 'Botvinnik: OneHundred Selected Games' by Mikhail Botvinnik
Botvinnik vs G Miasoedov, 1931 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID: Classical. Vitolinsh-Adorjan Gambit (E32) 0-1 25...?
Gavrikov vs A Vitolinsh, 1982 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 559: Best game AND best novelty in Informant #71
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin, Pirc Var (E39) 0-1 24...?
J Eriksson vs J Hellsten, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

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

NID: Normal. Bronstein (Byrne) Variation (E45) 0-1 61...?
H MacGrillen vs Keene, 1968 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 61 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Reshevsky Variation (E46) 0-1 20...?
E Torre vs Unzicker, 1981 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

#114 in The Complete Chess Workout by Richard Palliser; 39...?
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

G41) 14.? Ray Keene's Good Move Guide by Keene &Andrew Whiteley
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 43 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. B Attk Classical Def. (E48) 0-1 Stockfish; 20...?
Navara vs E Inarkiev, 2016 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 37 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Hübner Deferred (E50) 1-0 22.?
Petrosian vs A Matanovic, 1959 
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 27.?
Korotylev vs Z Izoria, 1998 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 29 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 0-1 23...?
T Henrichs vs M Prusikin, 2007 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 26 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Anand vs Bacrot, 2010 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 33 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 1-0 24...Nxh3+ will draw
Gligoric vs Pachman, 1958 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal. King's Knight Variation (E60) 1-0 26.?
Smyslov vs M Fuller, 1969 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 29 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

Nice sacrifices by black (an 11- year-old boy)
A Hoffman vs Nakamura, 1999 
(E61) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0 20.?
Tan Zhongyi vs Zhang Xiaowen, 2011 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

KID. Normal (E70) 1-0 It seemed like a casual Rxf7 sac
B Toth vs R Appel, 1999 
(E70) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def: Kramer Var(E70) 1-0 Sac another and another
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 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

KID: Kramer Var (E70) 0-1 22...?
A Bonte vs Fedorov, 2017 
(E70) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

21...? "New in Chess - Tactics and - Bobby Fischer "
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

NID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 21.?
Vitiugov vs Ding Liren, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 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

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

"Veni, Vadim, Vici" (game of the day Jan-19-2006)
V Ruban vs A Poluljahov, 1994 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 28 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 32...?
V Smirnov vs V Dydyshko, 1994 
(E97) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 1-0 39.?
D Foord vs E Kirk, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Aronin-Taimanov Defense (E97) 1-0 34.?
K Spraggett vs C P Santos, 2000 
(E97) King's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

24...? in Ray Keene's Good Move Guide (Keene & Whiteley)
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Benko Attk (E99) 1/2-Dbl N sac
K Grigorian vs Yurtaev, 1979 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical (E99) 0-1 33...?
N Maatman vs E Goudriaan, 2011 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Ivanchuk vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B49) 1-0 Stockfish; 53.?
Karjakin vs Morozevich, 2012 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 68 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 20.?
D Mastrovasilis vs A Volokitin, 2017 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional 4.BxNc6 (B25) 1-0 Zwischenzug
Iuldachev vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2006 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) Var (B91) 0-1 Clearance
D Kadric vs A Rakhmanov, 2010
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 1-0 30.? & 33.?
Areshchenko vs F Corrales Jimenez, 2009 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

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

As John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever."
Harikrishna vs Van Wely, 2013 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical Kantscher Line(B66) 1-0 31.?
Murey vs V Malakhov, 2000 
(B66) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Main Line (B99) 1-0 26.?
Naiditsch vs M Schurade, 2004 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 39.?
R Mamedov vs D Shengelia, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Attacking 101 - Volume #5 by Joel Johnson
F Rhine vs NN, 2019 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 0-1 Speculative sacrifices
N R McDonald vs T Riedener, 2015 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

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

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

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight (B43) 0-1 28...?
Fedorov vs N Miezis, 2000 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 aggressive knight!
P Florescu vs I Ionica, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 47 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal Var (B45) 1-0 Q sac w/windmill
L'Ami vs Van Wely, 2017 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 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 Defense: 2.Na3!? (B20) 1-0 33.?
B Savchenko vs V Belov, 2006 
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

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

G25 'Chess Secrets: Heroes of Classical Chess'-Craig Pritchett
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Tal-like (B51) 1-0 56
Carlsen vs Topalov, 2012 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 0-1 32...?
Alexsandr Dubinin vs Andrey Drygalov, 2018 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Pawn roller, back-to-back sac clear the way for her majesty
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2004 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian (B33) 1-0 Rook on the 7th w/support
A Belozerov vs O Rychkov, 2019 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 1-0 Trapped R
Rublevsky vs E Zude, 2011 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 20 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 25.?
Sengupta vs A Oyama, 2018 
(B30) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

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