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Compiled by fredthebear
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This is another Fredthebear collection split that outgrew the original file. These are queen pawn and flank opening games. One side tends to have a lasting initiative, or at least an active game.

* Glossary of Chess Terms: http://www.arkangles.com/kchess/glo...

* Game Collection: Mammoth Book-Greatest Games (Nunn/Burgess/Emms)

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M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening, 1...e5 Exchange (A00) 1-0 Constant pressure!
M Michna vs J Dworakowska, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Resembles a From Gambit mini
Dr. J vs Mr. K, 1876  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Decoy Sacrifice pulls K into peril!
Wang Yue vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Hungarian, Symmetrical/Reversed Closed Sic (A00)1-0 FlashyFinal
B Wall vs R Anderson, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening/English, Rev Sicil (A00) 0-1 Early N invasion
Morozevich vs V Laznicka, 2013 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 74 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Indian Variation (A01) 0-1 Ps stripped
O Boyum Fossum vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern vs Pseudo KID w/open d-file(A01)1-0
Raul Schmidt vs J Gallagher, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

The White king moves nineteen times - valderee, valderah!
H Danielsen vs Pokorna, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Play that Funcky Music White Boy - A great fight!
K Funck vs B Halldorsson, 1971 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Zukertort, Pirc Invite (A04) 1-0 Connected Passers, Immune Q
R Garcia vs S Schweber, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

A04 0-1 39 Forks plus forks plus fork threats = 0-1
J Lewi vs J Adamski, 1969 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Dutch Var (A04) 0-1 The B pair rules
Jakovenko vs Mamedyarov, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: d5, Bg4 Defense (A06) 1-0 Dbl Exch Sacs
Kamsky vs E Romanov, 2012 
(A06) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

"deserves to be counted among the finest examples of the art of
Smyslov vs Euwe, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game, Paulsen-Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Rare Knights EG# in 3
R Mamedov vs M Panchanathan, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 85 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack: Sicilian Var (A08) 1-0 Swingin' Swayin'
A Khavin vs Kotov, 1944 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Sicilian c5, d5, e5 (A08) 1-0 W counter offers
Stein vs L Zinn, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

KIA Dbl Fio vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 impressive
Leko vs Fritz, 2000 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Sicilian(A08) 1-0 Sacrifice the Rooks!
E Vladimirov vs G Agzamov, 1977 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 129 in My Fifty Years of Chess by Frank James Marshall
J L McCudden vs Marshall, 1934  
(A13) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 26 in Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard
Larsen vs Chandler, 1987 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Chess Endings for the Practical Player by Pachman, pages 9-10
Pachman vs Guimard, 1955 
(A10) English, 83 moves, 0-1

Very surprising attack. It seems to come right out of the blue.
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 89 in The Golden Dozen" by Irving Chernev
Reti vs Lasker, 1924 
(A12) English with b3, 45 moves, 0-1

English, Agincourt Def (A13) 1-0 Pin, X-ray, Block, Spearhead
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1911 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

"Pal Benko: My Life, Games, and Compositions" w/Silman, Watson
Benko vs Taimanov, 1960 
(A13) English, 40 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight (A15) 1-0 Pesky White Ns!
Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection by Paul Keres.
Keres vs Taimanov, 1951 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. K's Knight Var (A15) 1-0 hit h7
V Malakhov vs A Volokitin, 2004 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 1-0 Ingenious
Aronian vs A Giri, 2017 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

G34: The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18) 0-1
A A Murray vs F Hebert, 1949 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 58 moves, 0-1

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

K's English. Two Knights' Reversed Dragon (A22) 0-1 Insane
A Pincus vs J Jacobs, 1972 
(A22) English, 38 moves, 0-1

K's English. 4Knts Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Constant pressure on Ks
L Christiansen vs Kaidanov, 1994 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 55 moves, 1-0

23. ? John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 3
Stein vs Vladimir Lepeshkin, 1965 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 B Underpromo
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

King's English. 4 Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Stellar attack
Anand vs Caruana, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 0-1
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 1-0 Backdoored
Larsen vs Tal, 1980 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 35.?
B Tiller vs A Kuligowski, 1983 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 45 moves, 1-0

"Karpov's Immortal" Linares 1994 - English, Symmetrical (A32)
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Three Knights (A34) 1-0 Spearhead pin
Petrosian vs H Lehmann, 1960 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. 3 Ns (A34)0-1 Q-less MG; Black in control
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2017 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 71 moves, 0-1

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

Game 135 in The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine
P Blechschmidt vs Flohr, 1930 
(A38) English, Symmetrical, 31 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Unreal Q sac & killer N
Dusan Rajkovic vs Z Jeraj, 1989 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Alekhine's Block, Sac Attk
S Bartha vs G Kluger, 1979 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Englund Gambit (A40) 0-1 Q sac, fine rook tactics
Horst Beer vs Grob, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense (A41) 0-1 Exchange Sac in Queenless middlegame
Bacrot vs Topalov, 2000 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 33 moves, 0-1

Wade Defense (A41) 1-0 Q sac helps create passer w/initiative
V Kovacevic vs S Martinovic, 1981 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense (A41) 0-1 Rather UNIQUE play!
A Goryachkina vs A Bodnaruk, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 77 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 0-1 Amazing game!
P Murray vs L Day, 1975 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 36 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 1-0 K walk
Timman vs Suttles, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Averbakh both 0-0-0 (A42) 0-1 Bs can't fool Ns
Hoi vs T M Haub, 2009
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 42 moves, 0-1

Old Benoni. Schmid Var (A43) 0-1 Bishop to the 3rd rank!
C Hayes vs L Schmid, 1954 
(A43) Old Benoni, 27 moves, 0-1

Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit 2.g4 vs Indian Def (A45) 1-0 K walks
D Barron vs P Gardner, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Now that was some finish!
J K Duda vs R Rapport, 2019 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Q sac removes guard
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Torre Attk: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var/Hippo (A46) 1-0Q sac
J M Bellon Lopez vs E Berg, 2006 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Variation (A47) 1/2-1/2 61.?
Janowski vs Gruenfeld, 1925 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pseudo-Q's Indian. Marienbad System (A47) 1-0 Q sac, Dbl Rs, N
Levenfish vs S B Gotthilf, 1924 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Colle-Zuke vs KID (A48) 1-0 Change of fortune Reinfeld puzzle #
J S Morrison vs Euwe, 1922 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

London System Be2, c4 vs KID Dbl Fio (A48) 1-0Exhausted W horse
Kamsky vs Smirin, 2005 
(A48) King's Indian, 84 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Nf6, Bg7 vs classic center P duo (A48) 0-1EG video
M Ondrejat vs V Vepkhvishvili, 1989 
(A48) King's Indian, 83 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: London System (A48) 1-0 Astounding!
V Gunina vs A Bodnaruk, 2009 
(A48) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def (A53) 0-1 Some pawn grabbin' is good, some aint!
E Zagorjansky vs Kotov, 1942 
(A53) Old Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Ukrainian Var (A54) 0-1 Q Sac, King walk
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Normal Var (A55) 1-0 Heated finish!
Gulko vs K Grigorian, 1971 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 40 moves, 1-0

Now this is a game! Psycho attack! Steely defense!
Lautier vs Seirawan, 1991 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 White queen is a decoy-fork machine!
Kramnik vs A Mascarenhas, 1991 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 120 in I Play Against Pieces by Svetozar Gligoric
Gligoric vs Petrosian, 1954 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Declined. Main Line (A57) 1-0 Blind Swine on 8th
Barbero vs A Nascimento, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Pawn Return Var (A57) 0-1 Cut & Thrust
Khurtsidze vs V Cmilyte, 2012 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto (A58) 0-1Advancing K wins EG
P Van der Sterren vs Adams, 1992
(A58) Benko Gambit, 43 moves, 0-1

Accepting the Benko gambit pawn is bad medicine.
Hort vs Alburt, 1977 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Central Storming Var (A58) 0-1 N fork
E W Bayer vs Fedorowicz, 1988 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto Var (A58) 0-1 Dbl R sacs
Van Wely vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 0-1

The candle that burns most brightly burns half as long.
Reshevsky vs Tal, 1970 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 34 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. vs Hopton Attack 2.Bg5 h6 (A80) 1-0Excellent example
Nickoloff vs D Ross, 1993 
(A80) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

d4, g3, Nh3, Nf4 vs the Dutch. Devastating Attack Ensues!
A Stefanova vs M Gurevich, 2008 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Leningrad Var (A87) 0-1 Imperfect, slashing tactics
Razuvaev vs Topalov, 1992 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 47 moves, 0-1

White R captures pawn, 2 R's, Q & B. Never saw anything like it
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

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

Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Where did he go wrong?!
Nunn vs M Basman, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Blatny Var (B00) 1-0 Knights on the rim
E Can vs D Lomsadze, 2010 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Lean Var. CO Countr Accepted (B00) 0-1 Q vs RR
V Onischuk vs I Schneider, 2015
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 99 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def. Declined (B00) 1-0 Pawn grabbing in blitz WC
A Muzychuk vs Zhao Xue, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

One of the strangest GM games that Fredthebear has ever seen??
M Kobalia vs D Khismatullin, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 84 moves, 0-1

Levitsky/Torre Attk (D00) 0-1 Mutual Kside attacks, Corridor #
D Kosic vs S Cvetkovic, 1994 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

White sacrifices TWO queens and ends a knight ahead
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

P-Q4 Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1/2-By the skin of his teeth
Alatortsev vs Kholmov, 1948 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Game of the Millennium" at SF's Mechanics Institute Chess Club
Igor Ivanov vs V Mezentsev, 2000 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio vs Odd Stonewall Def (D02) 1-0Deflect from dark squares
G Vescovi vs M Bezold, 1997 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

*Torre Attack 3...Ne4 Gossip Var (D03) 1-0Instructive pawn play
Khmelnitsky vs Waitzkin, 1995 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 38 moves, 1-0

Colle c4, b3/QGD (D04) 1-0 Deflection Q sac unblocks passer
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening (D05) 1-0 Who's got who?
Euwe vs J L Kersten, 1926 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 1: 125 Selected Games by Vasily Smyslov
K Gerasimov vs Smyslov, 1935 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

The Amateur's Mind by Jeremy Silman, p. 184
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1925 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD: Austrian Def (D06) 1-0 Doubled Outside Passers
M Mchedlishvili vs K Shanava, 2017
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 73 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D10) 1-0 Long Kside attack by unstoppable Q
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Known as "pinteresting" due to the number of pins used
Radjabov vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Zuke-Rubinstein vs Slav Def Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 A treat!
Z Kozul vs Rublevsky, 2004 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 1/2- Q sac is the only
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2007 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 102 in Modern Chess Strategy by Ludek Pachman
Euwe vs Flohr, 1939 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Alekhine Var (D15) 1-0 Pins & forks shindig
Portisch vs G Forintos, 1958 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense (D15) 0-1 Black declines Q sacrifice, brings up Rs
S Volkov vs Rublevsky, 1993
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 1/2- 1/2 Rooks gone wild...
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA via Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 0-1 Turmoil abounds
Van Wely vs Topalov, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

From move 30 it was relentless mating threats from Topalov.
Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Defense: Czech. Wiesbaden Var (D17) 1-0 Heavy Punches
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1996 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech Var. Krause Attack (D17) 1-0 Qs rumble
A Giri vs F A Cuijpers, 2009 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

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

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D19)  1-0 Spearheads
L Christiansen vs M N Sher, 1994
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

QGA Central Var. Modern Def (D20) 1-0 A good old fashioned whip
Kasparov vs Deep Thought, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 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

QGA. Normal (D25) 1-0 Bxh6 Kside assault; K chase across
Taimanov vs V Mikenas, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def (D26) 1-0 Notes by Lasker, Stockfish
Lasker vs Duras, 1909  
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 54 moves, 1-0

Karpov plays a masterpiece-a ballet of minor pieces
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 319 in Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Kasparov vs Gavrikov, 1981 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30) 1-0 Not Quiet
R Slobodjan vs R Prasca Sosa, 2004 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD: Traditional (D30) 0-1 Black N brings down castle w/help
P Nikolic vs Y Habu, 2007 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 0-1

"Janowski's Masterpiece" (D31) 1-0, 47
Janowski vs Alapin, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 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

Tarrasch Defense: Two Knights (D32) 1-0 Discovery coming
Reti vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Semi-Tarrasch Def. Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Snatch the initiative
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1971 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 Serious pins
A Lein vs Korchnoi, 1964 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 1-0 The chase is on!
Miles vs Ljubojevic, 1978 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def, Schara G (D32) 1-0 4 consecutive pawn captures!
D Fidlow vs A Maier, 1959 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Var (D34) 0-1 Fascinating!
Ribli vs Marjanovic, 1979 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 0-1

Classical Tarrasch Gambit(D34) 0-1Worlds longest roller coaster
B Gundavaa vs S Collins, 2010 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 101 moves, 0-1

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Smashing finish
Petrosian vs D Tomic, 1970 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Exchange Var (D35) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Teschner vs Spassky, 1959 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 78 moves, 0-1

Schlechter drew a World Championship Match with Lasker in 1910.
Schlechter vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

QGD. Three Knights "Cold Steel" (D37) 1-0 Notes by Janowski
Janowski vs Steel, 1893  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

QGD Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Defense (D37) 0-1 Brilliant
A Giri vs Aronian, 2012 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1/2-1/2 Surprise!
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2019 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Exchange Qs w/a protected passer (trade off pieces when better)
V Malakhov vs Grischuk, 2007 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Both Kings take a stroll in a tactical battle w/out Queens
Portisch vs Pinter, 1984 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Exchange (D41) 1-0 Brilliant!!
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1 Wicked finish
Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2009 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 52 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 0-1 B sac offers become melee!
Ljubojevic vs A Giri, 2010 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense (D43) 1-0 R sac attack, pin, N on 6th!
P Nikolic vs M Gurevich, 1993 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

"Garry Kasparov's Chess Challenge" Cadogan Chess, London, 1996
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 0-1 King hunt
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2006 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 Crazy
Pelletier vs E Rodriguez Guerrero, 2006 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik System. Lilienthal Var (D44) 0-1 SPICY
Stahlberg vs Bronstein, 1955 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

Topalev beats Kramnik in a wild one - Photo
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 0-1 Desperado
V M Mikhalevski vs Speelman, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz. Center Var (C45) 1-0 A+Promo combo!!
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 885 in Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Gelfand vs Shabalov, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Another game from Shirov with a quick, explosive finish.
Shirov vs Fressinet, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Var (D45) 1-0 Answer the threat
V Keymer vs Gelfand, 2018 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Thanks to both l'Ami and Stellwagen for showing why Chess ROCKS
L'Ami vs Stellwagen, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD Lasker Defense (D56) 1-0 A long king walk
Ivanchuk vs Onischuk, 2005 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

Fischer's win that made Spassky applaud him!
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 0-1 Slugging Match!
V Winz vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 Brilliant!
D Khismatullin vs I Kurnosov, 2011 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

“The pieces must breathe deeply and with a full chest!” --Tal
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def. Brinckmann Attk (D82) 1-0 N sac, pile on pin, 2
J Kulbacki vs T Manion, 1989 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 27 moves, 1-0

Stunning EG Bishop sacrifice by Shirov allows K penetration
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0 Blammo!
Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 Pin and Pawn Mate!
Karjakin vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2019 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 51 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def Botvinnik Var (D95) 1-0 youtube link
Yusupov vs Carlsen, 2003 
(D95) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Def.Keres Def. Transpositional (E00) 1-0 P sac attk
Shirov vs D King, 1990 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

[Game 174] The Perfect Game, p. 384, The Fireside Book of Chess
Reshevsky vs G N Treysman, 1938 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1/2-1/2 Blindfold Battle
Aronian vs Ivanchuk, 2011 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 101 moves, 1/2-1/2

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 0-1 Rxb2 encourages 0-0-0!!
Sosonko vs Zsofia Polgar, 1991 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Game 24 in How to Crush Your Chess Opponents by Simon Williams
Kiril D Georgiev vs Nisipeanu, 2006 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Q decoy sac for a pin
B Morchiashvili vs W Arencibia Rodriguez, 2015 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo (E15) 1-0 Operational Hiatus
Granda Zuniga vs Kamsky, 1996 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

QID. Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Magnus gets mated!
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 1st place votes
G Sargissian vs Grischuk, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var (E15) 1-0 Try 58...Bxb5!?
Radjabov vs Karjakin, 2012 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 62 moves, 1-0

QID. Fianchetto. Rubinstein Var (E16) 0-1 "The R of Gibraltar"
N Dzagnidze vs Adams, 2013 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

QID. Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 Clear the way
Szabo vs Denker, 1946 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 39 moves, 0-1

NID. Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Chaotic gem!
Bacrot vs Aronian, 2006 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 55 moves, 0-1

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

"In whirlwind of chess battles", Koblenz's 1961 book
Spassky vs Tal, 1958 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 73 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 1-0 Amazing game
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

NID: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Terrific Tussle!
Kiril D Georgiev vs Grischuk, 2007 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Carlsen loses w/white in 20 moves (blindfolded)
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2009 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

G114 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

E39 0-1 34 Mitrofanov's Deflections
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

G29: 'The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games'
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def. Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1-0 Kside attk
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Game 7 in Winning Chess Middlegames by Ivan Sokolov.
Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Link to the NY Times chess column on May 27, 2007.
Topalov vs Sasikiran, 2007 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Reshevsky Var (E46) 0-1 No draw
G Mititelu vs Tal, 1958 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

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

A model IQP game by Nepomniachtchi
I Nepomniachtchi vs A A Kharitonov, 2009 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 48 moves, 1-0

"Music and Shashin were Always the Fashion"
A Shashin vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 101 in Modern Chess Strategy by Ludek Pachman
Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 The Bishop Pair
L Christiansen vs L Gutman, 1988 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 39...?
R Kempinski vs E Berg, 2012 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

KID. Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 1-0 Tactics everywhere
M Vachier-Lagrave vs A Volokitin, 2013 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0 Break through
D Harika vs Z Rahman, 2004 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

KID. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Brilliancy prize!
Kotov vs Geller, 1949 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1Early Pe3 holds; complex sacs
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

E69 1-0 34 Strong British GM being "Konerued"!!
Koneru vs Hebden, 2002 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

KID Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 0-1 Simply spellbinding! 
Stein vs Geller, 1966 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

K's Indian Def. Averbakh. Flexible Defense (E70)1-0 Kickin' it!
Tan Zhongyi vs Ying Zhu, 2015 
(E73) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Be down the tempo and win! Triangulation in effect.
Alburt vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 56 moves, 0-1

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate
S Williams vs Hebden, 2006 
(E77) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

E80 1-0 56 Queen vs 2 Rooks
A Dreev vs Shirov, 1996 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 56 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch (E80) 1-0 The Dutch Evergreen
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Wow!! One of the best games of the late English GM Tony Miles
S Atalik vs Miles, 1993 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

an *exceptionally* brilliant game by Wang Hao.
Wang Hao vs E Inarkiev, 2008 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 219 Svetozar Gligoric Collected Games, Editor Colin Leach
Hort vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Gufeld's Mona Lisa E84 0-1 32
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal. Rare Defenses (E90) 0-1 Tactical flurry
Radjabov vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E90) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

KID Petrosian Var. Stein Def (E92) 0-1 Q sac & more
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Donner Def (E94) 0-1 Eliminate the Interposing R
F Handke vs S Atalik, 2000 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 11 in Twenty-five Annotated Games by Robert Huebner
Huebner vs J Kaplan, 1974 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 42 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1Attk & Def
M Kobalia vs Miroshnichenko, 2001 
(E97) King's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

KID, Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Wild game, resembles Bughouse
P H Nielsen vs T Hillarp Persson, 1998 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

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

KID Orthodox. Classical Misc. lines (E98) 0-1 N sac busts Kside
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2002 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 37 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99) 0-1 P#
G Burgess vs W Watson, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Kozul G (E99) 3 minors beat Q
W So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

first brilliancy prize of Goteborg Interzonal Tournament 1955
Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

QGD Lasker Defense (D56) 0-1 EG kNight is trapped
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 0-1

QGD: Modern Var (D50) 1-0 aggressive bayonet attack!
F B Walker vs E Hanna, 1899 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

KID: Makagonov Var (E71) 0-1 Game of His Year
A Firouzja vs M Karthikeyan, 2019 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 52 moves, 0-1

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