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Lunch-O-Bunch Fredthebear Munched
Compiled by fredthebear

It's a delicatessen of games from the past century. Eat up before FTB does!

Thank you Del!

* World Champs: Game Collection: Champions miniature champions

* Alexander the Great: Game Collection: short games of chess

* Chess w/the Masters: Game Collection: Beheim, M _Chess With the Masters_ NY: ARCO 1963

* Masters of Masters: Game Collection: Chess Mastery

* Garry's action: Game Collection: Kasparov's miniatures

* Easy Point's MG Finishes: Game Collection: Great Midgame Tactical Finishes

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Exch Sac Kside Assault!
Lloyd vs R Gray, 1959
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 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: Slav Formation (A00) 1-0 Black backs down
Stein vs E E Book, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: Reti (A00) 0-1 raking bishops
G Braun vs R Fuchs, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 177 in "Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess" edited by Reinfeld
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Romanovsky's Immortal; Double-Double Fianchetto
Ragozin vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen / Dbl Dbl Fios (A04) 1-0 Open center battle
L Christiansen vs D Krystall, 1972 
(A04) Reti Opening, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Maybe Barcza's greatest game and 1st brilliancy prize winner!
Barcza vs O Troianescu, 1948 
(A06) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

"Almost Drewitt" (game of the day Jan-22-2010)
Alekhine vs J A J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Bogoljubov vs P Johner, 1926 
(A09) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 331 of Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Adorjan vs Spassky, 1982 
(A10) English, 23 moves, 0-1

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

English, Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 0-1 up a piece
A Feldman vs Savon, 1959 
(A15) English, 15 moves, 0-1

"Keene Eye for Tactics" (game of the day Apr-04-2010)
S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

English vs. Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A23) 1-0
Suba vs A Zadrima, 1982 
(A17) English, 23 moves, 1-0

"Toran Two" (game of the day Jun-07-2010)
R Toran Albero vs Tal, 1961 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 1-0 Six N moves??
Marshall vs E McCormick, 1938 
(A21) English, 12 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Stockfish
Reti vs R Grau, 1927 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 17 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Var (A31) 1-0 Pin & climb in
Capablanca vs J Torres Caravaca, 1929 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 18 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights (A35) 1-0 Heated!
Tal vs J H Donner, 1973 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 25 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. Schmid Var (A43) 1-0 Two Ns on 6th!
Smyslov vs L Schmid, 1952 
(A43) Old Benoni, 23 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

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

Zukertort Opening: Grünfeld Reversed Dbl Fio (A49) 1-0Trade off
Barcza vs J Balogh, 1941 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 20 moves, 1-0

Benoni Knight's Tour (A61) 0-1 This show didn't last long
J H Donner vs A Planinc, 1973 
(A61) Benoni, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 418 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
Podgaets vs G Zaichik, 1986 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 25 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

brilliant - "absolute purity and charm"
Denker vs H Feit, 1929 
(A80) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def Blackmar's Second Gambit (A80) 0-1 Kside smasher
S Belavenets vs Simagin, 1937 
(A80) Dutch, 19 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Rubinstein Var (A84) 1-0 too late to safely castle
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1920 
(A84) Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Classical (A84) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 14...?
V Kahn vs R B Estera, 1939 
(A84) Dutch, 18 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 0-1 Battery & Crossfire!!
Ekstein vs Laes, 1956 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 14 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 House of Cards
J Minckwitz vs J Noa, 1881 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: General (B00) 1-0 Fabulous mating combo
Capablanca vs S Campos, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 0-1 21 moves
A Strautmanis vs E Gize, 1940 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Central build-up rebuffs NxNe4
Alekhine vs Kohler, 1933 
(B01) Scandinavian, 16 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02) 1-0 Just take it!
Taimanov vs Tolush, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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 Defense: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Stunning combo!
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Heinrich Wagner (1888-1959)
H Wagner vs Rellstab, 1930 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 22 moves, 1-0

Horowitz and Reinfeld's "How To Think Ahead In Chess."
Przepiorka vs G Patay, 1926 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

André Cheron (1895-1980)
A Cheron vs M Polikier, 1927 
(B06) Robatsch, 10 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Ready for the mash
Timoscenko vs A Khasin, 1976
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Breyer Var (B10) 1-0 Overworked Q
S R Wolf vs R Grau, 1928
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Adv. Van der Wiel Attk B Hunt (B12) 1-0 Wet Willy
Van der Wiel vs W Iclicki, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

"'Rigasche Rundschau', 11 May 1929, page 17"
Petrov vs T Bergs, 1929 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 25.?
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

C-K Def. Karpov. Modern Var. Kasparov Attk (B17) 0-1 Sac Attk!
N Evseev vs Flohr, 1949 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Simul Exhibition
Lasker vs K Akkerman, 1924
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Pounding the 6th
Kupreichik vs G Castiglioni, 1968 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

taken apart like a Cortina Mark II at a Teddy Boy Festival
Y Dobkin vs M Grinberg, 1944 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0
C Newick vs H McNabb, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Sideways Swallow Tail#
Yaroshevsky vs Bobolovitch, 1957 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian vs Morphy Gambit. Andreaschek Gambit (B21)1-0Raking Bs
Klachko vs Chembrovsky, 1957
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Danish Championship
Larsen vs B Brinck-Claussen, 1964 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed ...NxBd3 NxNd3 (B23) 1-0 N pair on 6th!!
R Skrobek vs A Kuligowski, 1978 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

(B25) Sicilian, Closed 0-1 Black's Rook robs the pin for mate!
C Orbaan vs H Kramer, 1950 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 1-0 Smothered#
L Day vs H O Payne, 1962 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Exchange Var (B29) 1-0
Petrosian vs Grigoriev, 1945 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 13 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Two kings in the center!
G Kanayan vs Y Zelinsky, 1956
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Creative mini w/multiple threats
Y Dobkin vs S Weil, 1940 
(B32) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

"Bhend Over Backwards" (game of the day Feb-21-2007)
Nunn vs E Bhend, 1978 
(B33) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

4475 in Laszlo Polgar's "5334 Problems, Combinations and Games"
K Galia vs Gruenfeld, 1946 
(B33) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Variation (B42) 1-0 20.?
Tal vs Suetin, 1969 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Sacs for promotion!
M Levin vs A Makarov, 1957
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. N Var (B43) 0-1 Captures-Recaptures, Discover +
J H Donner vs Keres, 1959 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Sicil Richter-Rauzer. Neo-Modern Early deviat (B62)0-1 Cozio's#
K Zvorykina vs E Bykova, 1959 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 25 moves, 0-1

"Cash-in Keres" (game of the day Nov-11-2006)
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

See *Complete Games of Mikhail Tal 1936-1959* by Hilary Thomas.
J Klavins vs Tal, 1954 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Sic Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Early deviations (B75) 1-0 B, Q sac
A Beni vs I Anagnostou, 1954 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicil Dragon. Yugoslav Attk ML (B77) 0-1Hellacious counterattk!
F Frilling vs J L Watson, 1969 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 14 in 'Smyslov's 125 Selected Games' by Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 21 moves, 1-0

Pun writer deserves a date with Laetitia Casta
Velimirovic vs Csom, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf Adams Attack (B90) 1-0 Exchange sac, pile on
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) (B91) 0-1 Scorecard
I Garais vs Fischer, 1957 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Almost as good as Reti's Mate
V M Goldin vs Ambarian, 1955 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

French Def: Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0San Remo
Spielmann vs R Grau, 1930 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

The Bright Side of Chess by Irving Chernev
I Pleci vs L Endzelins, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Annihilation of Defense. Game #4490 in Laszlo Polgar's brick.
L Engels vs A Tsvetkov, 1936 
(C10) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Today's World History Lesson - September 1's of the past...
J Moles vs D Zara, 1967 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1Get out of the way
G Menke vs Keres, 1935 
(C11) French, 14 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Save the Day!
L Prokes vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 45 Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
N Grigoriev vs Alekhine, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 25 moves, 0-1

#5015 on p.969 of CHESS: 5334 Problems, etc. by Laszlo Polgar
K Richter vs K Darga, 1950 
(C13) French, 19 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 Def: Winawer. Maroczy-Wallis Var (C18) 0-1 Unpin+
J van den Bosch vs S Landau, 1934 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik - Smyslov World Championship Match (1954), Moscow URS
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C19) 1-0 Using tripled pawns
Gligoric vs J Moles, 1967 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 23 moves, 1-0

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

20...fxg6 21.Nxg6+ hxg6 22.Rh3+ Qh4 23.Rxh4# Greco's Mate!
Alekhine vs Supico, 1941 
(C21) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 0-1 ICC bullet chess
R Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Frankenstein-Dracula (C27) 0-1 Correspond
Randy Miller vs L Statham, 1979 
(C27) Vienna Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit (C28) 1-0 Blindfold simul Dovetail#
Alekhine vs NN, 1922 
(C28) Vienna Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28) 0-1 Just Take It!
Spielmann vs Reti, 1928 
(C28) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

"Cut the Hair of Samsonov" (game of the day Feb-21-2006)
Samsonov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 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

Vienna Gambit. Paulsen Attack (C29) 0-1 The best response to +
NN vs B Winkelman, 1945 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

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

KGD. Classical Var (C30) 1-0 Nxf7, Bxh6, etc.
Koltanowski vs R Durkin, 1940 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

KGD. Mafia Def (C30) 1-0 Spearhead for a back ranker
B Ekenberg vs O Alfredsson, 1966 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

85a. in "200 Miniature Games of Chess" by Julius du Mont (II)
G Branch vs E Gruer, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG 3...c6 (C31)0-1
L B Hoyos Millan vs G Garcia, 1986 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

"Warning: Gedult Content" (game of the day Feb-24-2013)
Roterman vs D Gedult, 1967 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1 K walk
Levy vs D Gedult, 1975 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Trap 140 in Chernev's "Winning Chess Traps" (C31) 1-0 10 moves
H Reinle vs Kostner, 1925 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 10 moves, 1-0

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attk (C31) 0-1 Corresp
S Gibson vs F Hart, 1948 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 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

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 1-0 No center P fork trick
D Gedult vs M von Zweigbergk, 1971 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

...a brilliant brevity...won by Howard E Ohman, Nebraska Champ
H Ohman vs G Buck, 1931 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Black declines White's attempt for Legall's Mate
L Levy vs Bill Wheeler, 1967 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 1-0 sting in the tail
Duras vs A Neumann, 1903 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Def (C40) 0-1 Four on the 3rd to Mate
NN vs Keres, 1940 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Leonhardt 3.Nxe5 Qf6 4.Nc4 (C40) 1-0
L Schmid vs Erik Richter, 1951 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense (C40) 1-0 Correspondence
R H Steinmeyer vs W F Baker Jr, 1959
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

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

Russian Game: 3.d3 Reversed Philidor (C42) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Keres vs D Allan, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights (C42) 0-1 FM gives away Q in style!
L Didier vs Marshall, 1900 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 44 of 200 Miniature Games of Chess by Julius du Mont
O Sundstrom vs David Holm, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Q sac
Alekhine vs A Cruz, 1941 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sac (C44) 1-0 Spearhead
A Macias vs M E Jozami, 1970 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

second piece sacrifice cuts king's escape route
S Slonim vs Riumin, 1931 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Qside #. RV analysis
Martin vs Pompei, 1955 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

queen sacrifice precedes lethal double check
Posch vs Dorrer, 1958 
(C48) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 1-0 Boden's #
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Q sac, Double Check-mate!
H Helms vs O Tenner, 1942 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Evans G. Mortimer-Evans Gambit (C51) 1-0 Back ranker far end!
G Janny vs I Gudju, 1920 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 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. Alexandre Gambit (C53) 1-0 Juniors
Fischer vs F Saksena, 1955 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C55) 1-0 Black K declines Bxf7+
W Heidenfeld vs Zietemann, 1929 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Open Var (C55) 0-1 Qless crusher
Harold W Liggett vs H L Marks, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

"The Check's In the Mail" (game of the day Jul-18-2010)
V Sokolov vs Rusnikov, 1966 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 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

Italian, 2Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 Opera Mate
Znosko-Borovsky vs NN, 1932 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Knts Def Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 0-1K walk
S Kurkin vs Estrin, 1966 
(C57) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

"Gedult Swim" (game of the day Jan-31-2014)
Potolea vs D Gedult, 1974 
(C57) Two Knights, 16 moves, 0-1

"Burger Flipping" (game of the day Dec-17-2012)
K Burger vs Zweiburg, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Ulvestad Var (C57) 0-1 Namesake
W N Bragg vs O Ulvestad, 1958 
(C57) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Italian, Two Knights Def. Lolli Attack (C57) 1-0 17.Qf7#
A Davis vs C F Tears, 1944 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

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

G102 in Chess in the USSR 1945-72 Part 1, edited by Colin Leach
Ujtumen vs A Lein, 1965 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 1-0 Raking bishops
P Michel vs H Rossetto, 1947 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 B->Q#
Kaissa vs Tell, 1977 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 16 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1Mate thwarted
H Villup vs K Pitksaar, 1956 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1 Stockfish
F J Perez Perez vs Spassky, 1964 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Archangelsk Var (C78) 1-0 Bxh6 opens
Timoscenko vs V E Kozlov, 1976 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Open e-file Variation (C80) 1-0 target f7
J A Fuller vs G T Crown, 1946 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 1-0 Sitting there en prise
J J O'Hanlon vs R C Woodthorpe, 1949 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 13 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attk. Steiner Var (C89) 0-1 referenced
Yanofsky vs J Tornerup, 1947 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 21.?
Boleslavsky vs Kholmov, 1956 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 22 moves, 1-0

Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 White marches up the board non-stop!
Santasiere vs E B Adams, 1926 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 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

P-Q4: Zukertort Variation (D02) 1-0 Black castled into it?
R H Scott vs F Wenman, 1920
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Genna Sosonko's wonderful book "Smyslov on the Couch"..
K Gerasimov vs Smyslov, 1935 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

"Gladstone Misery" (game of the day Apr-24-2015)
Alekhine vs Gladstone, 1938 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD: Marshall Def 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (D06) 1-0 Dismantled
W Addison vs J F Donovan, 1955 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

QGD: Chigorin Def. Exchange 0-0-0 vs. 0-0 (D07) 1-0 crossfire
Unzicker vs L Barden, 1951 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Game 89 in '107 Great Chess Battles' by Alexander Alekhine
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1967 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Modern Line (D11) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 19.?
Gruenfeld vs J Schenkein, 1915 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 143 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine
Eliskases vs Bogoljubov, 1939 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 23 of 53 Instructive Chess Miniatures by Alper Efe Ataman
Boleslavsky vs Smyslov, 1950 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Semi-Slav Def Noteboom (D31)1-0 Dbl N sac start & end of K walk
G Weissgerber vs A van Nuess, 1933 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

QGD: Charousek (Petrosian) Var (D31) 1-0 NxBc8 RxN creates pins
Alekhine vs V L Wahltuch, 1925 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 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

QGD: Barmen Var (D37) 1-0 Simul Kside crusher w/surging Ns!!
Alekhine vs M Apel, 1928 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Yugoslav mag. Sahovski Glasnik, 1927 Issue 11 (June 27) p.112-3
Bogoljubov vs P List, 1927 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense (D41) 0-1 Hanger
B Colin vs Alekhine, 1932 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 9 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Botvinnik System. Ekstrom Var (D44) 0-1 15...?
Tukmakov vs Khenkin, 1992 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Bogoljubow Var (D46) 1-0 Counter threat
Koltanowski vs NN, 1935 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Westphalian Variation (D51) 1-0 moves to a killer square
S Kalabar vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern. Normal Line (D55) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Alekhine vs Maroczy, 1923 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

The Winter of His Discontent
W Winter vs Menchik, 1930 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical (D86) 1-0 B & Q sacs
Spassky vs Timman, 1977 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Russian. Smyslov Var (D99) 0-1 battery, pin, int
Shamkovich vs Simagin, 1951 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 27 moves, 0-1

"Oh, Man!" (game of the day Mar-12-2013)
D Saxton vs H Ohman, 1947 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0tripled Ps smoke screen
T Weinberger vs J Kaplan, 1968 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Knights invade
Gruenfeld vs K Rozic, 1929
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian (E12) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Ribli vs A Haik, 1984 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 20 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Kasparov Attk (E12) 0-1 Boden's #
P Hardicsay vs Adorjan, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 17 moves, 0-1

Beating Smyslov w/every piece still on the board may be unique.
Geller vs Smyslov, 1952 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

QID Nimzowitsch Quiet Line (E15) 0-1 Deflection combination
Uhlmann vs Smyslov, 1956 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Quiet Line (E15) 1-0 BRAWL!
Psakhis vs Plaskett, 1984 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

NID: Spielmann Var (E22) 0-1 Crossfire!
Y Porat vs Y Safvat, 1958 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Capablanca: A Primer of Checkmate by Del Rosario
Capablanca vs Colle, 1929 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

NID... Romanovsky Gambit (E23) 0-1 Late arrival blitzkrieg
I Rabinovich vs P Romanovsky, 1925 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 21 moves, 0-1

The amazing queen sac that even Fischer called 'brilliant'!
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

G31: The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

NID: Leningrad Var (E30) 1-0 Mate in 21
Spassky vs W Dobrich, 1971 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 28 moves, 1-0

Yusupov's Build Up Your Chess: The Fundamentals, page 75
Ghitescu vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 14 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bishop Attack (E47) 1-0 Q sac for protected passer
A Spiller vs Mednis, 1951 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 25 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 23.?
I Rabinovich vs V Goglidze, 1939 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 23 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal Var. Bernstein Def (E59) 0-1Q sac for Arabian Mate!
O Rodriguez Vargas vs F Olafsson, 1978 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 26 moves, 0-1

KID: Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 1-0 Anticipated P fork
A W Conger vs Fischer, 1955 
(E70) King's Indian, 12 moves, 1-0

Game 86 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman
Averbakh vs R Fuchs, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 26 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 b-pawn strikes the Q
I Bilek vs E Paoli, 1958 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch Var (E80) 1-0 Damiano's Mate set-up
A Saidy vs C Dinsen, 1957 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Fischer's first win in the database. He never moves his Q!
J Thomason vs Fischer, 1955 
(E90) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 4 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman
T Sakellaropoulos vs Boleslavsky, 1952 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 26 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

Grob Opening: 1...Nf6?! (A00) 1-0 Space advantage, absolute pin
C Bloodgood vs K Amirjahed, 1959 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs /From G Declined A00 1-0"Special Brilliancy Prize"
Blackburne vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 477 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
P Velikov vs Dorfman, 1989 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. Queen's Knight Var (A16) 1-0
Kholmov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1954 
(A16) English, 30 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog System (A17) 1-0
Tal vs B De Greiff, 1958 
(A17) English, 29 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knts Korchnoi Line (A28) 1-0 Q+ & fork Ba3
Seirawan vs R Costigan, 1977 
(A28) English, 29 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Quiet Line (A28) 1-0 bust 'em up
Flohr vs S Landau, 1937 
(A28) English, 41 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knts Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 27.?
H Morton vs W Adams, 1937 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 32 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

Game 41 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
Uhlmann vs U Boensch, 1976 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 0-1

The Immortal "WHY MUST I LOSE TO THIS IDIOT?!!" Game.
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Vladas Mikenas annotates in his ("Chess textbook")1932, p.93-97
Noteboom vs M Scheinberg, 1930 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Double Fianchetto (A41) 1-0 Greco's # is coming!
A Saidy vs H Karner, 1973 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43) 0-1
M Stean vs Sax, 1982 
(A43) Old Benoni, 38 moves, 0-1

Asimov's 3 Laws of Robotics.
J Herbin vs B Petri, 1953 
(A43) Old Benoni, 30 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 0-1 Spearhead, pin
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs P Romanovsky, 1925
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Stockfish 23...?
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 14 in My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(A48) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Mexican Defense: Bxh3 & Bxh6 (A50) 1-0 Destructive pins
G K Fielding vs R Durkin, 1957
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

"Hotmail" (game of the day Apr-14-2020)
A H Kelderman vs A Th Knoppers, 1935 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Adler Var (A52) 0-1 Sudden collapse!?
B Winkelman vs G N Treysman, 1936 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Bernstein Def (E56) 1-0 Stockfish
S Landau vs Flohr, 1939 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 35 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 0-1 Interference
V Osnos vs J Yuchtman, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

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

Benoni Defense: General (A60) 0-1 Riga
J Mileika vs Tal, 1954 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Taimanov Var (A67) 1-0 31.?
Y Sakharov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1957 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Classical 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (A84) 0-1 R sac exposes K
Belakovsky vs Boleslavsky, 1938 
(A84) Dutch, 31 moves, 0-1

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

Dutch Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A81) 1-0 Tremendous Dbl R Sacs
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik - Bronstein World Championship Match (1951), Moscow
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def.: Scandinavian. Exchange (B00) 1-0 1 N# 1 N def
R Runau vs Schmidt, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian. Exch Marshall Gambit (B00) 0-1
Alekhine vs R J Guckemus, 1932 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 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

Scandinavian Def: Marshall 4.Bd3 Nc6 (B01) 0-1Speculative Q sac
Grob vs K Helling, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5: Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Stockfish notes
R Nezhmetdinov vs A Matskevich, 1955 
(B01) Scandinavian, 44 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Def: Anderssen Counterattack (B01) 0-1 lost castling
M Marchand vs Euwe, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian 0-0-0 vs Kf7 (B02) 1-0 Long range
A Planinc vs M Vukic, 1975 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Saemisch Attack (B02) 0-1 R sac for battery #
M Finkelstein vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

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: Scandinavian Var 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B02) 1-0 Spearhead
Z Solmanis vs T Bergs, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1
A Donegan / E Muller vs Alekhine / O Zimmerman, 1921 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Classic kitchen sink attack, one of GK's best (15 yrs old)
Kasparov vs Palatnik, 1978 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06)1-0 Barrel through f-file
Plaskett vs M Hawelko, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk 0-0-0 vs 0-0(B06) 1-0 Raking R
Tal vs S Mohr, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense 1...g6 2.h4 (B06) 1/2-1/2 Castle into Q sac?!
J Mora Corbera vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Spassky vs B Jansson, 1971 
(B07) Pirc, 31 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Bayonet Attack (B07) 1-0 Heavy piece mating dance
R G Wade vs A Gudmundsson, 1964 
(B07) Pirc, 36 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 1-0 Strip the shield
Boleslavsky vs A Bannik, 1961 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 0-1 Raid the 3rd!
M Kennefick vs K Shirazi, 1976 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09) 0-1 Q sac
F Sideifzade vs Gipslis, 1983 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Accelerated Panov Attk (B10) 0-1 Back ranker
J Sefc vs F Zita, 1954 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Instructive
Sokolsky vs Bronstein, 1944 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 57 in 'Together with the Candidates' by Alexei Kuzmin
Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 13 in 'Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection' by Paul Keres
Keres vs Tartakower, 1954 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 50 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance, Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 1-0 Pins & Needles
G Chandler vs R Kynoch, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Bronstein Var (B12) 1-0 30.?
V Mikenas vs A Bannik, 1957 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

The seventy year old Bronstein, playing with the energy and opt
Bronstein vs H Hunt, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 81: Modern Chess Strategy I by Ludek Pachman
Lasker vs Tartakower, 1923 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Google Boys Life magazine..."Bobby Fischer Takes Top Honor"
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 0-1 Stockfish notes
H Joss vs Alekhine, 1934 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Smyslov ML (B17) 1-0
Spassky vs E Perez Gosalbes, 1964 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 30 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

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 Q trap
A G Murphy vs C Witte, 1957 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Smyslov vs Taimanov, 1959 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed Bg2, f4, Nf3 (B25) 1-0 Dismantle the 0-0
Smyslov vs G Ilivitsky, 1952 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Central passer
Csom vs Ribli, 1969 
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1/2-1/2
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System (B28) 1-0 Open g-file
Tal vs J Fride, 1951 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Gem!
Lutikov vs O Chernikov, 1978 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Imagination In Chess, Paata Gaprindashvili - Reciprocal Thinkin
Aronin vs Kholmov, 1962 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

31.? A nice Finnish
Westerinen vs Savon, 1975 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

"Nezly Done!" (game of the day Sep-28-2013)
R Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 central pins, battery
O Chajes vs Janowski, 1918 
(B32) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicil Accelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind Gurgenidze Var (B36) 1-0
Tal vs Parma, 1961 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 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

"It appeared he was completely restored after Fischer" R Byrne
Spassky vs Averkin, 1973 
(B44) Sicilian, 35 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

Sicilian Defense: Four Knights Var (B45) 1-0
Geller vs Ciric, 1961
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 3 en prise
Geller vs Kogan, 1946 
(B53) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Var (B53) 0-1 Hastings, ENG
Szabo vs Larsen, 1957 
(B53) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Classical 0-0-0 vs. 0-0 (B58) 0-1 Pawn Mate
B Verlinsky vs Riumin, 1933
(B58) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Boleslavsky. Louma Var (B58) 0-1 find the mate
F Morel vs Boleslavsky, 1952 
(B58) Sicilian, 33 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

Game 136 in Wonders and Curiosities of Chess by Irving Chernev
Tal vs K Klaman, 1957 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 34 moves, 1-0

"Gusev's Immortal" (game of the day Oct-19-2011)
Y Gusev vs E Auerbach, 1946 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in 'The Game of Chess' by Harry Golombek.
Yanofsky vs J M Aitken, 1947 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

"Can I Play With Mednis?" (game of the day May-24-2018)
Mednis vs Timman, 1974 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

22.0-0+ and more! Jonny plays like...Jonny!
Hector vs N Davies, 1991 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

featured in the 2019 movie "The Coldest Game"
Geller vs Tal, 1976 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt Var (B88) 0-1 Stockfish
A Khasin vs Tal, 1956 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Leonhardt Var (B88) 1-0 18.?
Averbakh vs Taimanov, 1953 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 4 in "Bobby Fischer Rediscovered" by Andrew Soltis
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Sic Najdorf. 6.Be3 English Attk (B90) 0-1 Just enough each turn
Y Miyasaki vs Fischer, 1970 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Spassky vs R Byrne, 1974 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B94) 0-1 Find the mate
Mednis vs A Saidy, 1963 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

Chess Review magazine article by Hans Kmoch, 1957
Janosevic vs Udovcic, 1957 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Var (B95) 0-1 New York, New York
Mednis vs Evans, 1958 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 29 moves, 0-1

Jon Speelman's book Best Chess Games 1970-80
M Stean vs E Ungureanu, 1976 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

the Sicilian Polugaevsky has almost disappeared from top-level
Spassky vs Polugaevsky, 1960 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Awarded 1st prize as 'novelty' in Chess Informant #24
A Vitolinsh vs Gavrikov, 1977 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Two Knights (C00) 0-1 Exchange sacrifice
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(C00) French Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 That's far enough!
Sokolsky vs Korchnoi, 1954 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

Chapter 15: Pursuit from THE ART OF COMBINATION, by Maxim Blokh
Simagin vs Aronin, 1947 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Defense: Tarrasch. P Center Var (C05) 0-1Black blasts in
S Hamann vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

"A Wrench in the French" (game of the day Jun-07-2016)
Korchnoi vs Udovcic, 1967 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 0-1 PINS~
W Pietzsch vs W Golz, 1960 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

G113 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess.
P Schmidt vs H Nowarra, 1941 
(C11) French, 27 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

FR Winawer. Fingerslip Var Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 0-1 Sly
Boleslavsky vs Bronstein, 1950 
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance General (C16) 1-0 Destroyed
Levenfish vs Ragozin, 1934 
(C16) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 Show Stopper!
W Pietzsch vs Stoltz, 1952 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Tal vs Petrosian, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 51 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Comments by Le Lionnais
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

B's Opening: Urusov Gambit. Keidansky Gambit (C24) 1-0 R shot!
Timoscenko vs Karpov, 1967 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 54 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 Game: Stanley. Monster Declined (C27) 1-0Lots of threats
Tolush vs M Kamyshov, 1938 
(C27) Vienna Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 38 Spassky's 101 Best Games 1949-1972 by Bernard Cafferty
Spassky vs Y Sakharov, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Def (C36) 1-0 B corrals N half the game
Fischer vs J Witeczek, 1964 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Game 219 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & Du Mont
Reti vs Flamberg, 1912 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal! The stormy petrel of combinations, the Napoleon of sacrifi
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Nimzowitsch Attack (C40) 1-0 Pins
Nimzowitsch vs K Behting, 1919 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Var (C43) 1/2-1/2 Psycho Ns
I A Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattk (C44) 0-1 KEG annotates!
Schlechter vs Janowski, 1901 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 0-1

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

G231 Yugoslav Chess Triumphs - Chess Informant, Belgrade 1976
Bronstein vs A Fuderer, 1959 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 13.? Stockfish notes
Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Hungarian Def (C50) 0-1 Swing to Qside
Novotelnov vs Taimanov, 1951 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: General (C50) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Spassky vs A Genin, 1959 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Italian, Evans Gambit. Compromised Def (C52) 0-1 KEG annotates!
Marshall vs Janowski, 1901 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attk (C54)1-0
Euwe vs E M Holloway, 1920 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knts Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0
L Engels vs G Weissgerber, 1931 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def. Nimzowitsch Attk (C62) 1-0Stockfish
Bogoljubov vs Z von Balla, 1922 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Simul Exhibition
B Heastie vs Lasker, 1908 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 40 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: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C73) 1-0Stockfis
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1989 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C73) 1-0 25.?
K Richter vs Saemisch, 1933 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

G10 The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 52 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 Game: Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 0-1 TTactics!
V A Vasiliev vs Tolush, 1945 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Bayreuth Var (C77) 0-1 Exhibition
Flohr vs Euwe, 1937 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
R Nezhmetdinov vs Shamkovich, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

Game 2 in Bobby Fischer Rediscovered by Andrew Soltis
Fischer vs A Di Camillo, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 99 in 'Soviet Chess Strategy' by Alexey Suetin.
Smyslov vs V Lyublinsky, 1949 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Howell Attack (C81) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Smyslov vs Euwe, 1948 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 24 of The 100 Best Games of 20th Century by Andrew Soltis
Keres vs E Dyckhoff, 1935 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Center Attack (C84) 0-1 Turn the pin
Flamberg vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

"The Complete Chessplayer" by Fred Reinfeld
I A Horowitz vs A C Martin, 1938
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

32...Be5 on the book cover, 'The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal'
Tal vs Krogius, 1962 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Closed. Pilnik Var (C90) 0-1 X-ray Defens suffers
I Lyskov vs G Borisenko, 1951 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 42 moves, 0-1

White resigns with all pieces and pawns left on the board
A Medina Garcia vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Game 4 in 'Simple Chess' by Michael Francis Stean
Tal vs Bronstein, 1959 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed. Chigorin(C97) 1-0Who's afraid of an open file?
Karpov vs Andersson, 1969 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 60 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0publish
J Murey vs Beliavsky, 1982 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,, 43 moves, 1-0

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ryder Gambit (D00) 0-1 Diemer's own def
K Stummer vs E J Diemer, 1955 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 Nails & Details
Bisguier vs J Sherwin, 1954 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

London System 5.c4 vs Dutch Stonewall (D02) 1/2-1/2 K walk
Z Vecsey vs J Hasek, 1930
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

London System vs Dutch Bb7 (D02) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Tal vs J Franz, 1959 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 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

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 0-1One slip & Black is
Maroczy vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Colle 5.c3 w/IQP, doubled Rs on e-file. 24...Nd7 was a mistake
O'Kelly vs E E Book, 1950 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Janowski plays Janowski variation vs. Chigorin's Chigorin Def
Janowski vs Chigorin, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

G21 in Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the CMs by Fred Reinfeld
Tarrasch vs Tartakower, 1920 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 39 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 Def: Quiet Var. Schallopp Def (D12) 1-0 Flabbergasting B!!
P List vs J Mieses, 1927 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Three Knights (D15) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Kostic vs Euwe, 1921 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

G187 'My Best Games of Chess: 1908-1937' by Alexander Alekhine
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1936 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

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: Alekhine Def (D22) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 61 moves, 1-0

Bent Larsen's book "Find the Plan" (Game 44)
Najdorf vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 41 in 'My Fifty Years of Chess' by Frank James Marshall
Marshall vs H Wolf, 1906 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Capablanca - General (D30) · 0-1
J F Donovan vs Bisguier, 1954 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 114 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman
Spassky vs Geller, 1956 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

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

Tarrasch Defense: Classical Var (D34) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Petrosian vs Geller, 1956 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 73 moves, 1-0

QGD: Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 1-0 Outsider passer
Portisch vs D Keller, 1956 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

G148 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1952 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Defense (D38) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Flohr vs Lasker, 1936 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 38 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

Game 8 in Paul Keres' book of articles "Power Chess"
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 59 in 'Half a Century of Chess' by Mikhail Botvinnik
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 50 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna. Quiet Var (D44) 1-0 KEG annotates!
Lasker vs Maroczy, 1900 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran Var (D48) 1-0 Superior penetration
I Rabinovich vs S Rosselli del Turco, 1925 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD: Modern Variation (D50) 1-0 Now that's an F-Bomb!
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 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

QGD. Modern Variation (D50) 1-0 Pillsbury's Kside Crush
A G Preusse vs W Schelfhout, 1910 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

G19 in Najdorf: Life&Games by Najdorf, Mikhalchishin, Lissowski
Najdorf vs Guimard, 1943 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD. Cambridge Springs Var (D52) 1-0 the move of a genius
Alekhine vs H Maurer, 1930 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD Cambridge Springs (D52) 1-0 Queenside Minority Attack
Denker vs I A Horowitz, 1933 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

QGD: Cambridge Springs Variation (D52) 0-1 Jaffe's last win
Janowski vs C Jaffe, 1916 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 0-1

The Helsinki Hand Grenade (D55) 0-1 33 moves
E Lindroos vs E E Book, 1934 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

QGD: Tartakower. Exchange Var (D57) 1-0 Sham Q sacrifice
Pachman vs L Steiner, 1948 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Game 20 in Capablanca's Best Games by Harry Golombek
Capablanca vs A Schroeder, 1916 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Solitaire Chess by I.A. Horowitz
Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1920  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1922 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Def. Henneberger Var (D63) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Capablanca vs J Mieses, 1928 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

QID: Orthodox Defense. Classical Var (D68) 1-0Amsterdam special
Euwe vs D C W Spaans, 1921 
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Russian Var (D96) 1/2- Stockfish, KEG annotates!
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 45 in 'Larsen: Move by Move' by Cyrus Lakdawala
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E08) 0-1 Smashing!
Novotelnov vs Averbakh, 1951 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 27 of 50 Essential Chess Lessons by Steve Giddins
Reshevsky vs Fine, 1938 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

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

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

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch-Dutch (E11) 0-1 Notes by A.N.
Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 0-1 Incredible!!
F Valenzuela vs Alekhine, 1927 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

QID: Euwe Var (E17) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

NID: Kmoch Var (E20) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Tal vs Keres, 1959 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

G9 MG Strategy W/the Carlsbad Pawn Structure byRobert Leininger
Capablanca vs Golombek, 1939 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

G12: The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Reshevsky vs Najdorf, 1957 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 33 moves, 1-0

Game 112 in 'Soviet Chess Strategy' by Alexey Suetin
Gligoric vs Szabo, 1952 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 39 moves, 0-1

"A Knaak for Chess" (game of the day Jul-29-2016)
Knaak vs Bronstein, 1979 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Ragozin Var (E51) 0-1 Hitting f2 vs f7
Kholmov vs Sokolsky, 1952 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 37 moves, 0-1

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 Var (E60) 1-0 Combo mate!
G Weissgerber vs Rellstab, 1933 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 93 in 'Think Like a Grandmaster' by Alexander Kotov
Najdorf vs Geller, 1953 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 42 moves, 0-1

Queen sac for magical minor pieces play
Tal vs R Skuja, 1955 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Classical Main Line (E69) 0-1 Stockfish
Kotov vs Tal, 1958 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 48 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch (E80) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 34...?
R H Steinmeyer vs H Berliner, 1959 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 28 in For Friends & Colleagues: Vol 1 by Mark Dvoretsky
L Zaid vs Chekhov, 1975 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 50 moves, 0-1

"The Mona Lisa" (game of the day Mar-29-2017)
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

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

KID: Orthodox Var (E94) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish; 21...?
Rellstab vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 25 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Positional Def Closed Line (E95) 1-0 Pins, fork!
Tal vs J Bielczyk, 1981 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 37 moves, 1-0

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

"Tal's 100 Best Games" by Bernard Cafferty
Larsen vs Tal, 1969 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 0-1

QGD: Albin Countergambit (D08) 1-0 Caught uncastled
W Schmidt vs O Valentiner, 1906 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Stockfish
J G Soruco vs Fischer, 1966 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit Declined (B20) 1-0 Center cut
M R Hazlewood vs Fleming, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

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

A bit lively for a correspondence game !!
B Tagmann vs Benko, 1947 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Alekhine vs L Palau, 1935 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Double Check, Dble Bishop Mate!!
W M De Visser vs W P Shipley, 1900 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Reversed Nimzowitsch (A00) 1-0 K walk
Ze Dhe vs Hicks, 1938 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

This game won the tournament prize for "Best Attack"
Tal vs S Johannessen, 1959 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Simul exhibition
Alekhine vs R Castiarena, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 0-1 ideal knight #
B Koch vs Noteboom, 1931 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical (D32) 0-1 24...? Stockfish notes
G Fontein vs Euwe, 1939 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

KIA vs French Bb7/QGD Orthodox (A07) 1-0 Greek Gift!
Botvinnik vs J 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: Three Knights. Korchnoi Var (E21) 0-1 third rank thievery
Ree vs K Langeweg, 1969 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Def: Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Bg7 Def (B21) 1-0 N+
L Kurtesch vs Berta, 1958 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Q's Gambit Declined: Traditional (D30) 1-0 Hook Mate in One
G Ravinsky vs L Kubbel, 1934 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Var (C43) 1-0 Bold Q sac!
Bronstein vs I Zaslavsky, 1938 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 0-1 more links
Y Kolobov vs V Zhuravliov, 1965 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 36 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice (C44) 1-0
G Heilpern vs Pick, 1910 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Late Double Bishop Sacrifices!!
Lutikov vs Lisitsin, 1951 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Game 36/38 'Masters of the Chessboard' by Richard Reti
Maroczy vs Euwe, 1923 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

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

QGD: Orthodox Defense. Rubinstein Attack (D64) 1-0 Clever
Dake vs E Tholfsen, 1934 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

NID: St. Petersburg Var (E43) 0-1 Stockfish notes
K Pytel vs Bobotsov, 1973 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Modern Variation (B42) 1-0 Classic Greek Gift
Tal vs NN, 1975 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen Def (C21) 1-0 Check, Check!!
J Mieses vs Taubenhaus, 1906 
(C21) Center Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Zagreb (Fianchetto) Bg2 (B91) 1-0
Boleslavsky vs V Ciocaltea, 1953 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

"Epic of Gilg" (game of the day Aug-28-2020)
Eliskases vs Gilg, 1934 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Hunt Variation. Mikenas G. (B02) 1/2-Entertaining
Vasiukov vs Spassky, 1959 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID Fianchetto. Yugoslav Var Advance Line (E66) 1-0 Stockfish
Euwe vs Yanofsky, 1958
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 37 moves, 1-0

KID Fianchetto. Karlsbad (E62) 1-0 Interesting final position
Euwe vs C van den Berg, 1954 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 1-0

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

The Road to Chess Mastery by Max Euwe - Tactical themes
Euwe vs V Nestler, 1950 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 passed f-pawn march
Euwe vs K Skold, 1950 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran Var (D48) 1-0 Pin, mayhem in the middle
Bogoljubov vs Kmoch, 1930 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 24 moves, 1-0

French Def: Tarrasch. 3...f5 Haberditz Var (C03) 0-1 Greco's
I Zdanovs vs M Brakmanis, 1938 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 0-1

"Hoover Dammed" (game of the day Mar-11-2014)
M Bain vs Z L Hoover, 1938 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

A sound anti-sicilian that uses G4 to start an attack.
R Nezhmetdinov vs Shamkovich, 1954 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD. Queen's Knight Variation (D31) 1-0 video link
Rubinstein vs Rotlewi, 1907 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Suttles vs Mecking, 1967 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Richter Attack (C13) 1-0 Promotion next
K Richter vs Stahlberg, 1936 
(C13) French, 39 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Def (C25) 1-0 Reminds of Legall's Mate
C Curt vs Ajeeb, 1901 
(C25) Vienna, 11 moves, 1-0

French Def: McCutcheon. Chigorin Var (C12) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Spielmann vs Reti, 1921 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Canal Var (C56) 0-1 Correspond
L Talavera vs M Worsley, 1965 
(C56) Two Knights, 12 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84) 1-0 Brilliant!
H Taube vs H Von Hennig, 1933 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 1-0Stockfish
Neverov vs Khalifman, 1985 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 1-0

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

White promotes his king (A18) 0-1 Gueridon Mate
A A Murray vs F Hebert, 1949 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 58 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Var (B92) 1/2-1/2 He missed check
B Milic vs J H Donner, 1958 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA: Showalter Var (D24) 0-1 Siberian Trap: NxN Removes Guard
Chernev vs M L Hanauer, 1938 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 0-1

QGD: Orthodox Defense. General (D60) 0-1 Mayet's # next!
E Gereben vs Komarov, 1949 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Apparently the last game the Estonian Paul Keres played.
Browne vs Keres, 1975 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Velimirovic Attk (B89) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Tal vs Bolbochan, 1966 
(B89) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch Var (E25) 0-1 12.BxN or 13.BxN =+
H Enevoldsen vs Larsen, 1954 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 12 moves, 0-1

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