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1960s- The Lasting War
Compiled by fredthebear

This is another collection split by Fredthebear that needs more editing. ECO A, D, & E games from the 1960s will be kept here.

* Glossary of Chess Terms:

* Chess Links:

* 1961 WC: Game Collection: World Champion Maches Vol. 1

* Wonders and Curiosities: Game Collection: Wonders and Curiosities of Chess (Chernev)

Hungarian Opening e5, d5 (A00) 1-0 Castle opposite & blast away
Larsen vs B Kolvig, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Paris Gambit Nh3(A00) 1-0The 6 pawn gambit?!
H E Myers vs Tirso Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Slav Formation (A00) 1-0 Black backs down
Stein vs E E Book, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Symmetrical (A00) 0-1 net 3 minors for the Q
M Knezevic vs Razuvaev, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening e5, d5, d4 (A00) 1-0 Check, check, take, take
Larsen vs Simagin, 1962 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: 2.f4 (A00) 1-0 Watch the center dissolve
Suttles vs C Aykroyd, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening (A00) 1-0 Discover+ Philidor's Legacy
D D van Geet vs W Litmanowicz, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 e5 (A00) 0-1 Dbl Rook sac
I McNab vs Miles, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening 1.b4 a5 2.b5 Nf6 (A00) 0-1 Q trap
G Nilsson vs S Olssen, 1965 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening Miniature (A00) 1-0 Stunning Blackburne's Mate!
Konstantin Chernyshov (elder) vs A Lesiak, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Polish Sokolsky Attack vs KID (A00) 0-1 Kolty's recommendation
V Kozomara vs R Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Polish vs Dutch Classical (A00) 1-0 Various declined captures
Sokolsky vs A Lukin, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Declined 3.g5 (A00) 1-0Keene's Def. - Slick Unpin!
C Bloodgood vs B Brown, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Grob Gambit. Fritz Gambit (A00) 1-0Blind Swine; Stockfish notes
C Bloodgood vs D Casteen, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 from Poughkeepsie, NY USA
Fischer vs W Beach, 1963 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Black Hippo; Windmill Perpetual Draw
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reti/Reversed Alekine Def vs Cntr P duo (A00)1-0 Hook Mate next
Larsen vs T van Scheltinga, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

"Larsen's Selected Games" by Bent Larsen
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
Larsen vs Najdorf, 1968 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

annotated by Larsen in Chess Informant 8, game 1.
Larsen vs F Martinez Ibrahim, 1969 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening (A02) 1-0 The Queen goes hunting!
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1966 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

Bird-English (A02) 1-0 Desperado Zwischenzugs Tactical N Upin
Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson, 1969 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 63 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening Octopus (A02) 0-1 Exhibition fisticuffs
Larsen vs Fischer, 1962 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 Rolling Knights
C Krause vs Schutt, 1968 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Beautiful play on the wings
Larsen vs Spassky, 1964 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 60 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch (Larsen) Var (A03) 1-0 R sac, R lift...
E Canal vs E Paoli, 1966 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

This was a murky game, even for Tal.
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

KIA / Zukertort Opening: Sicilian (A04) 1-0 Q sac, B cut-off
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

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

The first encounter between Ray Keene and John Nunn.
Keene vs Nunn, 1963  
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

KIA: Smyslov Var/Delayed Polish (A05) 1-0 Cntr steamroller!
Smyslov vs W Ader Hausman, 1964 
(A05) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Reti-Polish double fianchetto (A06) 0-1 Extreme knights
Smyslov vs Spassky, 1961 
(A06) Reti Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Instructive Strong Point e5
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Fischer ignores the threatened 29 ... Rf8xNf3, plays 29 h5xg6!!
Fischer vs U Geller, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 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: Sicilian Var (A08) 0-1 Must recognize BxN Remove the Guard
O Gadia vs F Vasconcellos, 1965
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Lithuanian (A10) 1-0 Powerful Interpose
R Garcia vs E Figueroa, 1963 
(A10) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 89 of 125 Selected Games by Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov vs Liberzon, 1969 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 1-0

"Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves" by Bruce Pandolfini
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

English, Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1Bishops? It was the Ns again!
Alberto Baca vs I Kanko, 1966 
(A10) English, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake (A10) 1-0 Plenty of Kside tactics
L T Da Silva vs O Gadia, 1964 
(A10) English, 29 moves, 1-0

Double Fianchetto; Philidor's Legacy - Mate in one
Benko vs I A Horowitz, 1968 
(A12) English with b3, 20 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Defense (A13) 1-0 Minority Attack
Benko vs Taimanov, 1960 
(A13) English, 40 moves, 1-0

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

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Old Indian(A15) 0-1 RK notes
Keene vs Stein, 1968  
(A15) English, 33 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knt Var (A16) 0-1 Bad B
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1966 
(A16) English, 61 moves, 0-1

Yuri Averbakh protested legal 0-0-0?!?
Averbakh vs Purdy, 1960 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 1-0Neat Dbl pin
Pachman vs G Gunnarsson, 1967 
(A16) English, 27 moves, 1-0

In a pickle? Sacrifice something!
R Toran Albero vs Tal, 1961 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik gives both his rooks away and finishes w/a flurry
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

K's English. Two Knights' Fianchetto Line (A22) 1-0 Brilliant!
Kavalek vs W Pietzsch, 1967 
(A22) English, 30 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Keres Var (A23) 1-0 Piece action
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 73 moves, 1-0

Closed Sicilian w/colors reversed; blistering MG
Smyslov vs Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

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

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

English Opening: Symmetrical. Bind (A30) 1-0 Overworked Pawn
Tal vs A Menvielle Laccourreye, 1966 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical (A30) 1-0 Q pin, counterattack!
Polugaevsky vs I Bilek, 1969 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Bind (A30) 1-0pen lines to own K?
Petrosian vs Gipslis, 1965 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Seize the 7th!
N Minev vs Kavalek, 1963 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 26 moves, 1-0

Knight dominates Bishop - Fischer's final win 11-0 sweep
Saidy vs Fischer, 1964 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 0-1

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

English Symmetrical. Botvinnik System (A36) 1-0 2 Q's lose!
A Reshko vs V Faibisovich, 1969 
(A36) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 151 in The Guinness Book of Chess GMs by William Hartston
Smyslov vs Tal, 1964 
(A36) English, 72 moves, 0-1

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

Kangaroo Defense (A40) 1-0 Full of twists and turns
J Kozma vs Sliwa, 1967 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Q Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Remove the Guard, promo
Birbrager vs Suetin, 1964 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 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

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

Modern Def. Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 0-1 Stack 'em up
R E Hartley vs Keene, 1963 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 26 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Averbakh System. Kotov (A42) 1-0 Battery prevails
Spassky vs E Macskasy, 1964 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 41 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh System. Kotov Var (A42) 1-0 lateral pin
J H Donner vs C Kottnauer, 1962 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 25 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. P Thrust (A44) 1-0 Cross pin backfires
R Toran Albero vs F Kuijpers, 1965 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk: Classical Def (A46) 0-1 Artful P roller, Crossfire
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Which Q rules the Qside?
Spassky vs V Osnos, 1963 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def. Nimzowitsch Var (A46) 0-1 Cool
Korchnoi vs Keres, 1965 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Zwischenzug+
Z Doda vs Sliwa, 1963 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Magnificent mating attack!
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 0-1 Small but elegant combo!
W Pietzsch vs Smyslov, 1965 
(A48) King's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz - Steiner Var (A51) 0-1 Smothered#
K Lagha vs E Contedini, 1960 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Czech Var w/Nc3 (A53) 0-1 Rook show stopper!!!
V Mikenas vs Bronstein, 1965 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Janowski Var. (A53) 0-1 Remove the Guard mini
F Visier Segovia vs Tal, 1966 
(A53) Old Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Ukrainian Var (A54) 0-1 Impressive R work
G Garcia vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1964 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 35 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def. K's Indian System (A56) 1-0 Q decoy sac, Dbl check
I Nei vs Petrosian, 1960 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: KID System (A56) 1-0 Photo link in notes
Najdorf vs Panno, 1963 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 1-0 Krasnov needs kibitz
S Krasnov vs Kholmov, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Hromadka System (A57) 0-1R decoy beats mate in one!
Tolush vs A Filipowicz, 1964 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 White erupts
Krogius vs A Kuznetsov, 1962 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

This game was annotated by Benko in CL&R, Jan 1970, p.22.
B Blumin vs Benko, 1969 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in Tal-Botvinnik 1960: Match for the World CC by Tal
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(A61) Benoni, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Var (A62) 1-0 Tied to guard duty
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

David downs Goliath in a model Benoni
J Penrose vs Tal, 1960 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 39 moves, 1-0

KID/Benoni 4Pawns Attack. Normal Attack (A68) 1-0 Spearhead
I Nei vs Z Doda, 1960
(E77) King's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. 4 Pawns Attack. Main Line (A69) 1-0 Instructive EG
V Mikenas vs B T Vladimirov, 1963 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def Four Pawns Attack. ML (A69) 1/2-1/2 Sharp MG
P Peev vs B Pietrusiak, 1968 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Def. Four Ps Attk. ML (A69) 0-1 11.Nb5 A Bridge Too Far
Szabo vs J H Donner, 1968 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 24 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: Classical. Full line(A74) 1-0wee bit over-stretched
Keene vs B Armstrong, 1965 
(A74) Benoni, Classical, 9...a6, 10.a4, 32 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Classical. Czerniak Def (A78) 0-1 Surprise combo
Ufimtsev vs Tal, 1967 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 Notes by Ray Keene
Petrosian vs P M Nielsen, 1960  
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def. Raphael Var (A80) 1-0 Like jumping in front of a bus
Polugaevsky vs E Franco Raymundo, 1966 
(A80) Dutch, 15 moves, 1-0

Friendly Blitz - Bronstein only managed to defeat Spassky once
Bronstein vs Spassky, 1961 
(A80) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Ripley loses in 11, believe it or not. Fredthebear believes.
J M Ripley vs O Hardy, 1963 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 11 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var. (B14) 1-0 Black w/2 en pr
Najdorf vs Portisch, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

Damiano's Defense 3...Qe7 finds sac perpetual vs Fischer.
Fischer vs R F McGregor, 1964 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Center Game: Paulsen Attack (C22) 0-1 Max use of half-open file
P Mertens vs E Eichhorn, 1968 
(C22) Center Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley Var(C26) 1-0 3 possible checkmate patterns
Fischer vs M McDermott, 1964 
(C26) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0 h-file battery
Gufeld vs U Tarve, 1969 
(C27) Vienna Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Modern (C29) 1-0 R sac opens b-file to castled K
W Reichenbach vs H Pfleger, 1960 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

"40 Combinations with Explanations" section of "Sorcerer's Appr
Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Amazing KGA (C34) 1-0 Poor M20 is strung along the entire way.
Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA Fischer Def. (C34) 0-1Spearhead; Black's Q reaches 1st rank
P Goldberg vs W Loeffler, 1966 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Good enough for a Bond film
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1-0 Who takes the rook?
Dzindzichashvili vs Kalandazichvili, 1967 
(C45) Scotch Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C50) 1-0 Bullied on the 6th
Koltanowski vs McClary, 1962 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

Reinfeld used this position for his puzzle books
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Mieses Def (C52) 1-0 Imperfect splatter but how!
Fischer vs A LoCoco, 1964 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

"the one book Bobby didn't go through"
A Hoffmann vs Fischer, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco (C54) 1-0 Shades of Frank Marshall
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Writer/Coach Dan Heisman's teenage miniature - 1st "book" win
D Heisman vs D Fennick, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit M-T Attack (C54) 1-0 Nxh7 h-file attack
Ulf Andersson vs M Johansson Sr, 1969
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 57 moves, 1-0

GREAT COMBINATION (Arabian # in 2) staring down jaws of defeat!
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Fried Liver Attack (C57) 1-0 Double Rs Sac
Speelman vs J T Fletcher, 1969 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Ulvestad Variation 5...b5?!(C57) 0-1 See notes
K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Fritz Variation (C57) 1-0 Throwin' Haymakers!
D Walker vs A Wright, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

100 best games of 20th century by Andrew Soltis
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

Ruy Lopez Steinitz Def (C62) 0-1 Who takes the rook?
Kupreichik vs Dzindzichashvili, 1968 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 Robbing the pin smothers the Q
Vasiukov vs S Giterman, 1960 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

Kavalek kept all eight of his pawns
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1, 15 moves Kamikazi Bishops
A Matanovic vs J H Donner, 1965 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

Certainly this must rank among Keres' finest
Hort vs Keres, 1961 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C72) 1-0Give to get glory
Geller vs Spassky, 1964 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy, Modern Steinitz Def (C75) 1-0 Common Qf6 trap
Fischer vs V Ciocaltea, 1962 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Spearhead Q fork
D Burk vs A Wishnek, 1968 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Classical Def (C83) 1-0 R shot! Q to nab Q!
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Gligoric occupies the center and loses the back rank.
Bronstein vs Gligoric, 1967 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 40 moves, 1-0

A knight on the rim is dim, it's chances are slim!
Fischer vs J Terrone, 1964 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 0-1 R offer declined
C F Tears vs G Flum, 1965 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 0-1

BFTC: Page 154, move 26.?
Fischer vs Seidman, 1960 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Deep combo with g6 by Spassky
Spassky vs Geller, 1965 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

The longest decisive game without captures
A Medina Garcia vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Great combo; use the pin and open up the kingside
Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Smyslov Def (C93) 0-1 Smokin' and Sippin'
Tal vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 Smashing Kside mob
Spassky vs H Ree, 1967 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Keres Def (C96) 1-0 Photo
Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Chigorin Def (C97)1-0 Q is overworked defender
Tal vs Gligoric, 1964 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 0-1 Temp N sac for passer
Fischer vs Kholmov, 1965 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 46 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Vienna (D00) 1-0 2 sacs to invade
Keene vs J N Sugden, 1963 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Teichmann (D00) 0-1 Penetrate weak sqrs
J Acers vs C Hoey, 1964 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 148 in 'Soviet Chess 1917-1991' by Andrew Soltis.
Petrosian vs Krogius, 1960 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Queen trap in Torre Attack by Timman
Timman vs H Bouwmeester, 1967 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Austrian Def. Gusev Countergambit (D06) 1-0 Pile on pin
Portisch vs Bronstein, 1969 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D13) 1-0 Qside exchanges, trapped R
Birjukov vs Frolov, 1968 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 11 moves, 1-0

Slav Def. Czech. Classical System ML (D19) 1/2-1/2 Surprise!
V F Titenko vs Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 0-1 Black castles, brings it!
Foguelman vs Bronstein, 1964 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 0-1

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 B sac for a P breakthrough
Petrosian vs Polugaevsky, 1963 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 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. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 P sacs, B sac, Passer
Petrosian vs Ivkov, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Tarrasch Def. Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1 Stairway theme
I Polgar vs J Trapl, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def (D32) 1-0 Open e-file, nifty ending
Sliwa vs H Fronczek, 1963
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 67 moves, 1-0

QGD Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Stunning Deflection
Szabo vs I Polgar, 1969 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 42 in Bobby Fischer Rediscovered by Andrew Soltis
Berliner vs Fischer, 1963 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Queen mate on e5
Bobotsov vs Petrosian, 1968 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 0-1

QGD Semi-Tarrasch Def. Pillsbury Var (D41) 1-0 N sac Kside attk
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

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

Game 76 in Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Part 3
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

G77 in Spassky's 101 Best Games 1949-1972, by Bernard Cafferty
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Useful rook lift and rook sacrifice w/diagonal assistance
Portisch vs S Johannessen, 1966 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav, Meran. Reynolds' Variation (D48) 1-0 R-B-N Sac
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1965 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD. Pseudo-Tarrasch. Primitive Pillsbury Var (D50) 1-0 Qside A
A Chistiakov vs Shashin, 1960 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def. Delayed Exchange (D75) 0-1 Two N discoveries
S Hamann vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1962 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 18 moves, 0-1

Mindboggling final combination after 23...Rde7
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

World Championship Match- Gruenfled Def. 3 Kts. Var. 1-0 K walk
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D94) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Russian Var (D96) 0-1 Benko's Brilliancy!
Bisguier vs Benko, 1963 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Horowitz said "One bad move ruins forty good ones."
G Garcia vs Ivkov, 1965 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 The Q cleans house for her pawns
Bisguier vs Benko, 1960
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Impressive Q sac
R Toran Albero vs O'Kelly, 1967 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Like a moth drawn to the fire...tactical slugfest w/Tal
Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

QID Kasparov-Petrosian ML (E12) 0-1Minority Attack bxc6 counter
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

After being tricked, Uhlmann wriggled out w/a neat perpetual
Uhlmann vs O Kinnmark, 1963 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Kasparov var. Botvinnik Attack (E12) 0-1 B sac for early Q+
K Langeweg vs Portisch, 1963 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

QID: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Greco's Mate is coming!
Uhlmann vs N Minev, 1963 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

QID Spassky System (E14) 0-1 Interesting ending
Vaganian vs Karpov, 1969 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Attack (E15) 0-1 Rooks ramschackle
Benko vs Keres, 1963 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 2 in Move by Move - Spassky (Franco)
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1964 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 24 moves, 1-0

He lost to someone younger
Gheorghiu vs Fischer, 1966 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 A hidden gem!
Korchnoi vs Simagin, 1960 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

"No Trouble at Tal"
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Var (E27) 1-0 Q says take me!
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 His dream game!?
NN vs Bronstein, 1961 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 19 moves, 0-1

NID Huebner Var (E41) 1/2-1/2 Classic Q Stalemate of Cornered K
Portisch vs L Lengyel, 1964 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

G38 Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry M. Evans. Algebraic ed.
J H Donner vs Portisch, 1968 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in Keres: Move by Move by Zenon Franco Ocampos
Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Swindled into a capture stalemate or immune perpetual check
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fischer's Greatest Game from the Lengendary 63 US Championship
R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

KID Normal. K's N Var (E60) 0-1Attack foiled by brilliant R sac
Z Doda vs Portisch, 1969 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 Raiding party Q sac
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1961 
(E61) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

KID Fianchetto. Simagin Var (E62) 0-1 Cramped into Zugzwang
Quinteros vs Panno, 1968 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 0-1

KID Panno Blockade Line (E63) 1-0 A memorable combination
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Splendid Super Nezh!
V Timofeev vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1970 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 29 moves, 0-1

KID: Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Black Q for 3 pieces
H Kokkoris vs Kavalek, 1968 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

Zwischenzug! and 2 perplexing N sacs.
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

KID Normal Variation (E70) 0-1 A real cliff-hanger
Gligoric vs Stein, 1962 
(E70) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 21 in Fischer's
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

KID. Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 0-1 Deviation punishment
Stein vs Geller, 1966 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

KID. Normal. Standard (E73) 1-0 Positional N sacrifice!
Uhlmann vs Robatsch, 1963 
(E73) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 1-0 Hort demolition
Hort vs Minic, 1967 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

KID 4 Pawns, Dynamic Attack (E76) 1-0His name erased from books
Soos vs Geller, 1962 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Firepower on h-file
Hort vs R Byrne, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 18 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch (E80) 1-0 Double Check
Spassky vs Larry Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Chess Informant Golden Games, Volume 8
Spassky vs J Penrose, 1969 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Double Fianchetto (E82) 0-1 Cramped
M Tamburini vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

"Dizzyness Due to Success"
L Day vs A Kalotay, 1965 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Panno (E83) 1-0 Anastasia's Mate!
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

KID. Saemisch. Panno (E84) 0-1 Deflect her from the diagonal
G Ustinov vs Stein, 1965 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch. Closed 7…c6 (E88) 0-1 Positional sac of Queen
Korchnoi vs Geller, 1963 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 56 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 White wins a B
Keres vs S Johannessen, 1967 
(E92) King's Indian, 15 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1966 
(E92) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 1-0 R shot!
Shamkovich vs Ivo Ryc, 1968 
(E92) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

KID. Petrosian. Normal Def (E93) 0-1 Tie down, cross pin, zw+
B Wexler vs Fischer, 1960 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 30 in 'My 60 Memorable Games' by Robert James Fischer.
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 0-1 Pin POWER
Larsen vs Tal, 1969 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Sicilian Defense: Modern (B50) 1-0 Penetrate f7
Karpov vs K Payrhuber, 1969 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24) 1-0 N support and N fork
Karpov vs Fedin, 1964 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

KIA Dbl Fio Bg2, Bb2 vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0
Reshevsky vs R Byrne, 1969 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 170: Isaac Boleslavsky - Selected Games, Caissa Publishing
Boleslavsky vs Dzindzichashvili, 1967 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 Interesting N manuevers
R Court vs A Feneridis, 1960 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

London System vs Reversed Reti (D02) 0-1Black space, initiative
Bondarevsky vs Bronstein, 1963 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 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

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 What a finish!
Gligoric vs M Gerusel, 1969 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 32 moves, 1-0

Excerpt from Pachman's "Checkmate in Prague", 1973
Pachman vs E Lundin, 1960 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1-0

QGA: Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 32.?
Korchnoi vs A Petersons, 1965 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def. Rubinstein Var (D27) 1-0 It's still burning
Gligoric vs Myagmarsuren, 1966 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 17 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def. Two Knights Var (D32) 0-1 Stunning finish removes
S Hamann vs N Minev, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 37 moves, 0-1

QGD. Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Octopus & R on 7th!
Botvinnik vs Robatsch, 1966 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

G67 inThe Soviet Champships by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1961 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 Postal
Berliner vs G Borisenko, 1965 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Three Knights Var (D90) 1-0 OCB ending
Smyslov vs Stein, 1969 
(D90) Grunfeld, 51 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Smyslov Defense (D94) 0-1 a masterpiece!
Polugaevsky vs Smyslov, 1960 
(D94) Grunfeld, 45 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Def. Rubinstein (D61) 1-0 Which side falls first?
R Camara vs J H Serra Azul, 1960
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 0-1 A study in Bishop play
D Keller vs W Halser, 1967 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

QGD: Albin Countergambit. Alapin Var (D08) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Nikitin vs Kupreichik, 1968
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Q Pawn Game: Hübsch Gambit (D00) 0-1 Race his rook!
O Arvoll vs O Lie, 1965 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def: Two Knts Var (A54) 1-0 Pin, Remove the Guard
L Schmid vs Westerinen, 1968 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 17 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack vs h6, g5 Fianchetto Def (A48) 1-0 Undoubled Pawns
Spassky vs Najdorf, 1967 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

English, Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 0-1 25...?
Ujtelky vs Parma, 1966 
(A14) English, 26 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. Bled Variation (A12) 0-1 Sticky
Ujtelky vs Cortlever, 1969 
(A12) English with b3, 23 moves, 0-1

"Get in on the Ground Florin" (game of the day Feb-28-2007)
Gheorghiu vs Kavalek, 1969 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 25 moves, 0-1

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

40.? is #234 in Lev Alburt's 'Chess Training Pocket Book'
I Bilek vs Gligoric, 1962 
(E92) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10) 1-0 Q trap
Smyslov vs S Schweber, 1966 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 126 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Stahlberg vs Averbakh, 1963 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Polish, Zukertort System (A04) 1-0 Battery on long diagonal
Santasiere vs R Draxl, 1960 
(A04) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 Quirky final position
Bobotsov vs O M Hindle, 1967 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 23 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Bronstein Var (E55) 0-1 Stockfish
Gligoric vs Keres, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: From Gambit. Mestel Var (A02) 0-1 rob the pin
Lungmuss vs Faure, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var 15...0-0-0?! (E30) 1-0
Berliner vs Bisguier, 1960 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 27 moves, 1-0

KID: Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 1-0 Pin to win!
A W Bowen vs J H Beaty, 1962
(E70) King's Indian, 27 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

P-Q4: Veresov Atack. Classical Def (D01) 1-0 Forbidden fruit
D D van Geet vs Timman, 1968 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

English vs. Anglo-Indian Def Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 0-1 25...?
B Wexler vs O Bazan, 1960 
(A15) English, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Grob Gambit. Declined 3.g5 (A00) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy
C Bloodgood vs B Evans, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Closed Sicilian w/colors reversed made Fredthebear appear green
Spassky vs A Medina Garcia, 1968 
(A26) English, 40 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto BxBb7. General (E15) 1-0 Pawn majority
Benko vs F Olafsson, 1963 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 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

"Working on a Chain Gang" (game of the day Mar-13-2018)
Korchnoi vs G Barcza, 1966 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 31 in 'Petrosian: Move by Move' by Thomas Engqvist
Petrosian vs Panno, 1963 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 1-0

Budapest Def: Adler Var (A52) 1-0 19...? Oh, Fredthebear
G Sigurjonsson vs A S Segal, 1968 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

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

chapters of Christmas Tree Var in Dangerous Weapons: the Dutch
J H Donner vs E Canal, 1967 
(A84) Dutch, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 36 in 50 Essential Chess Lessons by Steve Giddins
Shamkovich vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1961 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

G21 in Chess Secrets: Giants of Innovation by Craig Pritchett
Botvinnik vs Larsen, 1965 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (A46) 1/2-1/2
Spassky vs A Zaitsev, 1962 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD: Orthodox Def. Botvinnik Var (D60) 1-0 Hoppy Knight
Spassky vs A Korelov, 1962 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

K's English. 2 Knts' Keres Var (A23) 0-1 En Prise N supports Q+
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1967 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Dbl Fio (A07) 1-0 White Q sac & connected rooks
Stein vs Sokolsky, 1960 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Yugoslav with 7...BxBf1 (A59) 0-1mashed
R J Gross vs Benko, 1968 
(A59) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Variation (A01) 1-0 White hedgehog
Larsen vs J H Donner, 1969 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Def (A10) 0-1 Qs to the corners
Kotov vs A Zaitsev, 1967 
(A10) English, 39 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Stonewall (A10) 1-0Base of P chain
Portisch vs I Radulov, 1969 
(A10) English, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Exchange. Symmetrical Line (D14) 1-0 Blind Swine w/B
Keene vs M Basman, 1963 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD: Manhattan Var (D51) 1-0 Black weakens his own Kside
Keene vs T Lack, 1962 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 19 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Modern Var (A60) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
R Bandal vs Fischer, 1967 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

QGA: Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Larsen vs Spassky, 1966 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

Petrosian - Spassky World Championship Match (1966), Moscow URS
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0 29.?
A Zaitsev vs Furman, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 34 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Accepted (E10) 0-1 0-0 blown apart
Z Milev vs L Zinn, 1960 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

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

QGA: Alekhine Def (D22) 0-1 Q&N delight says Fredthebear
V Osnos vs Bagirov, 1963 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 44 in 'Botvinnik: Move by Move' by Cyrus Lakdawala
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 63 moves, 1-0

G17 Chess Secrets: Heroes of Classical Chess by Craig Pritchett
Portisch vs Fischer, 1966 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A57) 1-0 Benko beats the Benko
Benko vs Tringov, 1964 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 54 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Leningrad Var (A87) 0-1 Central Crossfire
V Glatman vs M Yudovich Jr., 1968 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening: Reversed Alekhine (A00) 1-0 target g7
P Dely vs D Andric, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Black crushes the center
J Penquite vs W F Taber, 1961
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 Harmonic play
Savon vs Tal, 1969 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 69 in 'The Soviet Championships' by Taimanov & Cafferty
Spassky vs Tal, 1961 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 35 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs KID Yugo c5 (A07) 0-1 Central grip
Z Rutka vs Kupreichik, 1966
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. Standard Development (E73) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Petrosian vs Geller, 1961 
(E73) King's Indian, 50 moves, 0-1

English vs AID. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18) 1-0 23.?
Bobotsov vs J Kozma, 1966 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 24 moves, 1-0

G139 in 'The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time' by John Emms
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 11 in Samuel Reshevsky's book "The Art of Positional Play"
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1969 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. QID (A15) 1-0
Pachman vs Smyslov, 1967 
(A15) English, 37 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

Dbl Fio KIA: Bg4 Yugoslav Var (A07) 1-0 raking Bishops
Podgaets vs Klovans, 1969 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD: Chigorin Def. Main Line (D07) 0-1 Invasion
Bisguier vs J Littlewood, 1962 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

G124 Svetozar Gligoric Collected Games, Edited by Colin Leach
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 54 in 'Python Strategy' by Tigran Petrosian
Petrosian vs Suetin, 1960 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E07) 1-0 32.?
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Closed Var (E87) 0-1 Royal assassination
Liberzon vs Boleslavsky, 1960 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 29 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Aronin-Taimanov Def (E97) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1960 
(E97) King's Indian, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 1-0 Stockfish
Najdorf vs Fischer, 1966 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 31 moves, 1-0

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Anglo-Grünfeld (A16) 1-0 Stockfish
Korchnoi vs D Byrne, 1968 
(A16) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Fianchetto Def (A48) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Guimard vs Fischer, 1960 
(A48) King's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 0-1 Stockfish
Lombardy vs Fischer, 1967 
(A15) English, 54 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French Bb7/QGD Orthodox (A07) 1-0 Greek Gift!
Botvinnik vs J C Letzelter, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD: Been-Koomen Variation (D50) 1-0 No more P shield
Taimanov vs Alburt, 1966 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

NID Normal. Gligoric System Bronstein Var (E55) 1-0 17.?
Gligoric vs C Pritchett, 1967 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Fischer Var (E44) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Korchnoi vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 14 in "Winning Chess Middlegames" by Ivan Sokolov
Bronstein vs Simagin, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Mecking vs Gipslis, 1967 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal (E70) 0-1 "Ripe Apples"
Szabo vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD: Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) 0-1 Absolute Shocker!?!
Fischer / Evans vs L M Gersch, 1960 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: Czech Var (A53) 1-0 39.?
Uhlmann vs Bronstein, 1966 
(A53) Old Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Uhlmann Var (A61) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
M Germek vs Tal, 1961 
(A61) Benoni, 31 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D10) 1-0 20.?
Keene vs K Bowyer, 1963 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Smyslov Var (A05) 1-0 Spearhead
Stein vs A Rodriguez Carnero, 1968 
(A05) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

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

Bg2 vs Modern Defense: Bg7 (A40) 0-1 Uncommon castle by hand
Forintos vs Suttles, 1964 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 0-1 Overwhelming crossfire through center
Gheorghiu vs Stein, 1965 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Qside P droppings
Korchnoi vs J Marsalek, 1961 
(A10) English, 21 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Mannheim Variation (D23) 1-0 23.?
Portisch vs R Garcia, 1966 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 32 in 'Stein: Move by Move' by Thomas Engqvist.
Stahlberg vs Stein, 1965 
(E78) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, with Be2 and Nf3, 36 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Batavo-Polish Attack (A02) 1-0 Pawn avalanche
H E Myers vs J Young, 1964 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Quiet Line (A28) 0-1 28...?
C Bielicki vs Smyslov, 1964 
(A28) English, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Game 13 in Chess Informant Best Games 1-100
Tal vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1966 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 45 moves, 1-0

KID. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
W Pietzsch vs Fischer, 1965 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Borg Defense: 2...g4?! 3.Qxg4 (B00) 0-1 Combinations, Tactics
E Pospisilova vs I Kopecek, 1968 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

NID. Normal. B Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 underestimated
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 41 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 picture link
Spassky vs Reshevsky, 1964 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Gligoric System (E53) 0-1 Surrender, or else!
I Bilek vs Smyslov, 1967 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 32 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Defense (A06) 1-0 Q sac
N Spiridonov vs Shamkovich, 1969 
(A06) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Tibor Karolyi's book "Karpov's Strategic Wins" Volume 1: The M
Karpov vs Gaimaletdinov, 1961 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Assault & Battery
A Phillips vs Golombek, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik - Tal World Champship Match (1960), Moscow URS, rd 12
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42) 1-0 Namesake win
Averbakh vs C Kottnauer, 1960 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 22 moves, 1-0

It's the C25 Vienna Game!
I Bilek vs Matulovic, 1968 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 51 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Pachman's Def e5, d5-d4, Bg7 (A07) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Botvinnik vs Pachman, 1960 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 35 Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Evans
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1960 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 24 moves, 1-0

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