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Site under construction. This is a Fredthebear collection split. The P-K4 games have been removed to make room for more P-Q4 and flank openings.

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East Indian Def (E00) 1-0 Q sac returns N+ royal fork
M Feigin vs H Kalnins, 1936
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 0-1 Immunity
A Ledger vs J Rowson, 2012 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

NID: Kmoch Variation (E20) 0-1 19.0-0? Spearhead
M Bluvshtein vs J Rowson, 2008 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E28) 1-0 Rxg7 Decoy
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical (E32) 0-1 Vicious crossfire & Q sac
C Parker vs I Myall, 1999 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

NID. Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Great tactics
Vitiugov vs Ding Liren, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch-Panno. Yates Def (E83) 0-1 Kavalek kicks
Gheorghiu vs Kavalek, 1969 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 25 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch Var (E86) 1-0 Rook on the 6th
J Rowson vs C Steevensz, 2012 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 17 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Def: Keres Def. Transpositional Var (E00) 1-0Stockfish
V Makogonov vs Keres, 1939 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

East Indian Defense (E00) 1-0 A Sudden 1-2 Punch
A Kox vs G Raymakers, 1976 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E01) 1-0 Pile on, expand
Flohr vs G A Thomas, 1937 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed (E01) 1-0 Zwischenzug capture w/check
Smyslov vs Prins, 1952 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 16 moves, 1-0

M Ruderfer vs Karpov, 1971 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 24 moves, 0-1

"Smells Like Keene Spirit" (game of the day Oct-27-2010)
Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 miniature: Q trap
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0 Blind Swine on 7th
M Fox vs S Bernstein, 1936
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Pin, R sac, Spearhead
Marshall vs Vladimir Petrov, 1930 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

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

Queen's Indian Defense (E12) 1-0 Blunders by both colors
Tarrasch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

Igor Ivanov vs M Ruderfer, 1979
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. Rubinstein Var (E16) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Fine vs H Sussman, 1943 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 1-0

Leonov vs Tal, 1950 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Lozov, 1952 
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Romanishin Var (E20) 1-0 19.?
Alekhine vs Golombek, 1938 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: General (E20) 1-0 Terror on the c-file
Tartakower vs L Barden, 1950 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

R Beyen vs Filip, 1971 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Romanishin Var (E20) 0-1Penetrate weak squarz
L Steiner vs H Steiner, 1931 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense (E20) 0-1 Play & notes by Aron Nimzowitsch
A Brinckmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzo-Indian Def: Three Knights Var (E21) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1937 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Mike Trow vs B Wall, 1973 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 25 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

B Vladimirov vs Averbakh, 1961 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 20 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Milner-Barry (E33) 1-0 Q+ & fork B
Lokvenc vs Pachman, 1943 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

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

NID: Classical. Noa Variation (E34) 0-1 Q+ and fork LPDO R next
P Dubinin vs L Savitsky, 1934 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

"Kashdan's Immortal" (game of the day Sep-24-2009)
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Line (E40) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Fine vs Fischer, 1963 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def Normal (E40) 0-1 Aim 1 of yours at 2 of his
D Rivera vs Fischer, 1962 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 16 moves, 0-1

V Osnos vs A Lein, 1969 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 30 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Keres, 1958 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

NID: St. Petersburg Var (E43) 1-0 Minors on the edge
P F Schmidt vs L Endzelins, 1936
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik - Smyslov World CC Match (1954), Moscow URS, Rd. 2
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Reshevsky Var (E46) 0-1 K walk
S Landau vs Bogoljubov, 1933 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

J Kozma vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 21 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Keres Var (E53) 1-0 Greek gift
Geller vs A Buslaev, 1959 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 20 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal. Gligoric System Keres Var (E53) 1-0
Kavalek vs Tolush, 1964
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 34 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: Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 Stockfish; photo link
Goglidze vs Flohr, 1935 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs M Fuller, 1969 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

L Stumpers vs Euwe, 1946 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense (E61) 0-1 White's Q is trapped
Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1959 
(E61) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Gligoric, 1956 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 26 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 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

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

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

Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 0-1 Retreat, Resign
F Murphy vs J Moles, 1971 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 15 moves, 0-1

KID: Averbakh. Benoni Def Advance Var (E75) 1-0 Shattered!
Averbakh vs Aronin, 1954 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 22 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attk. Dynamic Attack (E76) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Saemisch vs Euwe, 1925 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

KID: Four Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Clearance sac is useless
V Vepkhvishvili vs Z Rukhadze, 1970 
(E77) King's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

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

Uhlmann vs Portisch, 1968 
(E92) King's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox Var (E94) 1-0 Mad pawn charges!
Bogoljubov vs Grob, 1936 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 25 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Dreev vs Tiviakov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Dzindzichashvili vs Tal, 1991 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Miles, 1980 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

FSR link: Trump’s female doppelganger is a Spanish potato farmr
Karpov vs Beliavsky, 1994 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 20 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Variation (E15) 1-0 20.?
Van Wely vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1997 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

"Petrificus Totalus" (game of the day Nov-15-2016)
Petrosian vs Ljubojevic, 1983 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 28 moves, 1-0

Bareev vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 0-1

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

NID. Normal. Bishop Attack Classical Def (E48) 1-0 21.Nxg7
Kasparov vs Tal, 1987 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 31 moves, 1-0

Murey vs E Mortensen, 1982 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs H Wirthensohn, 1987 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Battery
Adorjan vs M V Golubev, 1994 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 0-1 Winner annotates link
V Khomyakov vs M V Golubev, 1992 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. K's Knight Variation (E60) 1-0 Trapped Bishop
J Lechtynsky vs M Tupy, 1998
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

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

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

Catalan Opening: General (E00) 1-0 28.?
N Davies vs R J Dive, 1994 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Korchnoi, 1989 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 26 moves, 0-1

Xu Jun vs D Sifrer, 1987 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 23 moves, 1-0

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 Gem!
S Markeluk vs A Rodriguez Vila, 1991 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Notes by G.K.
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

"Igordian Knot" (game of the day Jan-03-2013)
Seirawan vs Igor Ivanov, 1991 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 Q power
F Lindsay vs Igor Ivanov, 1993 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

L Christiansen vs Karpov, 1993 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs de Firmian, 1990 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Zsuzsa Polgar vs Khalifman, 1991 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Larsen, 1999 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian. Hedgehog Var (E17) 1-0 Counterattack?
Ftacnik vs Plaskett, 1983 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

QID: Opocensky Variation (E17) 1-0 33.? Notes by Stockfish
Karpov vs Salov, 1993 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

30th World Championship Match, Game 11 - see photo
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

The all -time IQP classic that unleashes the power of d5!!
Kamsky vs Short, 1994 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994 
(E72) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

T Dao vs F Jenni, 1998 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 29 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1995 
(E92) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox, Positional Def (E94) 0-1 Q trap on h-file
Korchnoi vs Nunn, 1981 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 33 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Svidler, 1997 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 31 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Stunning finish!!
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 576 in Chess Informant Best Games 501-600
Shirov vs Gelfand, 1993 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Nunn, 1986 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

P San Segundo Carrillo vs Shirov, 1997 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

M Vucic vs B Kreiman, 1995
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Aronian, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening (E00) 1-0 2hogs on the 7th aint the half of it.
Kramnik vs E Alekseev, 2007 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

KID: Makagonov Var (E71) 1-0 Invading Ns, different results
T B Nielsen vs Adesh Easwaralingam, 2017
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 20 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Qside thrust, pin
Anand vs D Kollars, 2016 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 Black looked like Bobby F
Mamedyarov vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2019 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

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

NID: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 0-1 0-0-0 becomes prison
Ljubojevic vs Kramnik, 2000 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 18.?
V M Mikhalevski vs R Gardner, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 19 moves, 1-0

S Volkov vs C Balogh, 2007 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 A complete head-spinner
Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

W So vs Nakamura, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

D Dumitrache vs S Williams, 2003 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E04) 1-0 Women's WC; Stockfish notes
Ju Wenjun vs Tan Zhongyi, 2018 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 0-1 Opera Mate on Kside
S Pogosyan vs Carlsen, 2018 
(E97) King's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 0-1 A destroyer of ideas
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2010 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 0-1

A Giri vs Morozevich, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 25 moves, 1-0

Jobava vs Kramnik, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 15 moves, 0-1

A Greenfeld vs M Ruderfer, 2008
(E13) Queen's Indian, 4.Nc3, Main line, 17 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Judit Polgar, 2011 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

D James vs J Rowson, 2001
(E15) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs D Andreikin, 2014 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

W So vs Aronian, 2015 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

D Wagner vs P Nikolic, 2017 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

T Schmehl vs A Simonov, 2004 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

C Holt vs L Milman, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 pin & deflection
A Ushenina vs Kosteniuk, 2008 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Serper vs D Ippolito, 2003 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 24 moves, 1-0

J Eriksson vs J Hellsten, 2006 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

NID: Reshevsky Var (E46) 0-1 Raking Bishops & Back ranks
R Rapport vs Wei Yi, 2012 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

A Shimanov vs W So, 2015 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 29 moves, 0-1

Onischuk vs G Vescovi, 2002 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

B Thorfinnsson vs S Collins, 2015
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 25 moves, 1-0

J S Christiansen vs R Junge, 2015 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

A Tari vs E Thorn, 2015 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

M Willich vs P Ehemann, 2004 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 1-0

J Rowson vs J A Rios Gonzalez, 2004 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 1-0

G Vescovi vs Radjabov, 2010 
(E90) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

I Nepomniachtchi vs Ponomariov, 2013 
(E90) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

S P Rahul vs A Gandhi, 2016 
(E90) King's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

T Lopang vs J Gilbert, 2006 
(E92) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Topalov, 2008 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 33 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Radjabov, 2010 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 30 moves, 0-1

Mamedyarov vs Jobava, 2016
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange. Monte Carlo / QGD ACG (C01) 0-1 28...?
Zhao Xue vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox (E91) 1-0 e6 splitter. Q sac for promotion.
N Birnboim vs Dzindzichashvili, 1977 
(E91) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 69 in 'I Play Against Pieces' by Svetozar Gligoric
Gligoric vs Larsen, 1973 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Najdorf vs Kotov, 1957 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Gipslis, 1951 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 24 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Kholmov, 1957 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Petrovsky, 1946 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Keres, 1952 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Compiled by Gotta
Petrosian vs J Yuchtman, 1959 
(E92) King's Indian, 31 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Fischer, 1959 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs K Harandi, 1979 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 25 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

Hort vs Ivkov, 1973 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

Portisch vs M Bobotsov, 1972 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Kotov vs Kholmov, 1971 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Kavalek, 1972 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 38 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

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54) 1-0 22.?
Petrosian vs Balashov, 1974 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner Var (E41) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Euwe vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Makagonov Var (E71) 0-1 Knight strike
N Rashkovsky vs Geller, 1977 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 42 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical (E99) 0-1 C00L
N Maatman vs E Goudriaan, 2011 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 36 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs Fischer, 1960 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

H K Mattison vs Nimzowitsch, 1929  
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Geller vs M Bobotsov, 1968 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Keres, 1959 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

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

O'Kelly vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Oh Daddy (1. d4 Nf6), when you gonna write that big hit? (2. c4
L Garcia vs S Thomson, 2005 
(E90) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System (E92) 0-1
V S Popov vs A Giri, 2011 
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: East Indian Def (E00) 1-0W's penetration is better
W Heidenfeld vs L Barden, 1951
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch Var. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 cold-blooded; 24.?
Kramnik vs Lanka, 1992 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 0-1 ICC Simul
L Christiansen vs I Teplyi, 2005
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 36 moves, 0-1

M Mchedlishvili vs R Sangma, 2014 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 38 moves, 0-1

No time to breath! Black strike & strike, like Ali in his prime
Korchnoi vs B Djurasevic, 1956 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 25 moves, 0-1

"Baku Debacle" (game of the day Oct-19-2018)
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E01) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy set up
Gelfand vs Aronian, 2007 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 1-0 Stockfish
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0
Jobava vs P Charbonneau, 2001
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

M Kekelidze vs Jobava, 2001
(E70) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs G Lorscheid, 2001
(E61) King's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

B Pericic vs Jobava, 2001
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 28 moves, 0-1

R Paramos vs Jobava, 2001
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 38 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs N Djukic, 2001
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs A Olcayoz, 2002
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 31 moves, 1-0

A Olcayoz vs Jobava, 2002
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Glek Defense (E94) 1-0 Blunder the Q away
Tkachiev vs Jobava, 2003 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 11 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Orthodox. Glek Defense (E94) 0-1
D Dzhakaev vs Jobava, 2003
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 32 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1
Jobava vs Barsov, 2003
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

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

Standard Remove the Defender, then Q+ & Fork LPDO Bishop
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1933 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

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

KID: Smyslov Var (E61) 0-1 Defender Deflection for Support Mate
O Danchevski vs V S Spasov, 1998 
(E61) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal Variation (E46) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
V S Gujrathi vs S Shankland, 2020 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

QID: Classical. Traditional Nimzowitsch Line (E18) 2Ns & pin #
J McCormick vs S Rubin, 1971
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 31 moves, 1-0

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

KID: Orthodox. Neo-Classsical (E99) 0-1 Dbl R lift to h-file!!
A Summerscale vs G Jones, 2009 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 32 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Saemisch. Steiner Attack (E80) 1-0
Tolush vs Boleslavsky, 1952 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense (E60) 0-1
Rudik Makarian vs M Antipov, 2020
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 1-0 Q lurks
B Adhiban vs O Gschnitzer, 2020 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 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

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

KID: Four Pawns Attack (E76) 1-0 Queen drops in mate
A Sandrin vs Bruno Schmidt, 1949
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

QID: Petrosian Variation (E12) 1-0 Not quite enough
G Kuzmin vs Gulko, 1974 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 0-1 The passer will fall
O Croes vs L Santa Torres, 2004
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 0-1 U10 - tempo matters
Bacrot vs McShane, 1992 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 39 moves, 0-1

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

KID Orthodox Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1 Rob the pin
A Simutowe vs Smirin, 2001 
(E97) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

The game is printed in The Times, 2 Jan 1951, p. 6.
O'Kelly vs L Barden, 1950 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 28 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

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

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

Catalan, Open, Classical line (E05) 0-1 Exchange Sac Attack!
E Cordova vs A Riazantsev, 2020 
(E05) Catalan, Open, Classical line, 27 moves, 0-1

KID: Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 0-1 Did DB overlook the win?
Bronstein vs Smirin, 1994 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 0-1

KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Splendid Super Nezh!
V Timofeev vs Nezhmetdinov, 1969 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 29 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Def (E61) 0-1 The Vidmar Pitfall
G Norman vs Vidmar, 1925 
(E61) King's Indian, 19 moves, 0-1

Old Indian/KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1Mate threat on h2
V Pantev vs Topalov, 1991
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 30 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 B sac for R on 7th
Tomashevsky vs Semyon Lomasov, 2020 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Notable
Grischuk vs A Filippov, 2014 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

"Sideways, Kazimirovich!" (game of the day Mar-20-2020)
Filip vs Tolush, 1953 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Saemisch. Keres Var (E25) 0-1 Q predicament
O Kobo vs Ju Wenjun, 2017 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 22 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 1-0
A Gupta vs Nikita Petrov, 2016 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Main Line (E12) 0-1
G W Baynes vs F K Esling, 1893 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. (E91) 0-1 Russian Championship 31...?
K Aseev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E91) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

"Sarfati's Safari" (game of the day May-19-2008)
J Sarfati vs R Stevens, 2008  
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Classical Main Line (E69) 0-1
J Kraai vs Sherzer, 1991
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Dzindzi-Indian Defense (E10) 0-1
J Kraai vs D B Gurevich, 1991 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0
J Kraai vs P Enders, 1999
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Kangaroo Defense: General (E00) 1-0
Akobian vs J Kraai, 2006
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Panov Attack. ML (E54) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
A Ambartsoumian vs Kasparov, 1978 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 26 moves, 0-1

NID. Normal. Gligoric System Bernstein Def (E56) 0-1 Isolani
Szabo vs Petrosian, 1968 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 36 moves, 0-1

Kasimdzhanov vs Anand, 1999 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(E97) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

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

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06) 1-0 Zugzwang
Ehlvest vs J Kraai, 2005
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

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