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Cowboys and Indians of Lore
Compiled by fredthebear
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Fredthebear does not want to get caught in the middle of this!

Most of the games are fairly well-known, but some that FTB wanted to look at again are rather obscure. This collection is a FTB original.

* Ulf's Bogo's: https://www.chessgames.com/perl/che...

"Zukertort's Immortal" (game of the day Oct-06-2015)
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 N dance ends 0-0-0!
Marshall vs Burn, 1907 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

"Fatal Attraction" (game of the day Apr-10-2016)
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def. (A53) 0-1 Capa saw it all; a great performance
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

"The greatest chess game ever played." - Irving Chernev.
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

OID Janowski. Fianchetto Var (A53) 0-1 Q&N work well together
Gruenfeld vs Reti, 1922 
(A53) Old Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Colle Zuk Be2 vs Dbl Fio Indian (A48) 0-1 Notes by Maroczy
J S Morrison vs Reti, 1922  
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Def: Exchange Var (E11) 1-0 colossal blunder
V Vukovic vs Kmoch, 1922 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

"Siegbert Under Siege" (game of the day Dec-03-2007)
Tarrasch vs Alekhine, 1922 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

"The Immortal Zugzwang Game" (game of the day Jan-31-2009)
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening, Dbl Fio (A06) 1-0 Two-fold fascination
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Catalan Def Semi-Slav (A13) 1-0
Reti vs Felix Fischer, 1923 
(A13) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 36 in Richard Réti's Best Games by Golombek
Reti vs A Pokorny, 1923 
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

"Rook Before you Leap" (game of the day Jan-10-2012)
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

"A Knight in Capablanca" (game of the day Jul-11-2007)
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 45 in Richard Réti's Best Games by Harry Golombek
Reti vs R Grau, 1924 
(A15) English, 17 moves, 1-0

"Roughin' Reti" (game of the day Jan-22-2005)
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Saemisch-Indian (A50) 1-0 Raking Bs assault Kside
Rubinstein vs Janowski, 1925 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 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

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

"Jose Your Daddy?" (game of the day Jul-25-2016)
Dus Chotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

Colle 5.c3 vs QID / Delayed Classical Dutch (A46) 0-1Psychology
Kupchik vs Capablanca, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 13 in 'Alekhine: Move by Move' by Stephen Giddins
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

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

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

Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 Simple, logical w/striking Q manuev
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 62 in Richard Réti's Best Games by Harry Golombek
Reti vs R Grau, 1927 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 71 in The Immortal Games of Capablanca by Fred Reinfeld
Capablanca vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

"The Polish Immortal" (game of the day Mar-12-2008)
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

"Bogo Stick" (game of the day Oct-19-2008)
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1929 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

"The Full Monti" (game of the day Jun-22-2009)
Bogoljubov vs M Monticelli, 1930 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Dbl Fio vs Horwitz Def/Reversed Colle-Zuke (A40) 1-0 - The Exch
Tartakower vs Yates, 1930 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

G68 'The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas' by Christo Scheerer
Sultan Khan vs Capablanca, 1930 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

"Yurgis is as Good as Mine" (game of the day Aug-05-2013)
A Yurgis vs Botvinnik, 1931 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 1-0 Passed Pawn
B Verlinsky vs V G Kirillov, 1931
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Game 74 in Pawn Power in Chess by Hans Kmoch
Flohr vs Bogoljubov, 1932 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 26 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

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

"The Harder They Fall" (game of the day Mar-03-2017)
H Bogart vs NN, 1933 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

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

"The Pearl of Zandvoort" (game of the day Feb-03-2016)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

"Andre the Giant" (game of the day Oct-12-2007)
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def (A09)1-0Botvinnik's piece of art
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A13) English, 43 moves, 1-0

NID Saemisch. Accelerated (E24) 0-1Sac 2 Rs for 2 Connected Ps
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

G468 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Flohr vs Lisitsin, 1935 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

"Hot Cross Pin" (game of the day Feb-23-2020)
Fine vs Santasiere, 1935 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Pseudo-Queen's Indian. Marienbad System (A47) 1/2- AA notes ·
Capablanca vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(A47) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Capa Var (A47) 0-1A kNight on the rim gets trapped
Bogoljubov vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Queen Pawn Defense (A06) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Flohr vs Lasker, 1936 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

English vs. Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A14) 0-1 Black blunders
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1936 
(A14) English, 49 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E07) 1-0 2 hanging units
Botvinnik vs Lasker, 1936 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 102 in The Immortal Games of Capablanca by Fred Reinfeld
Capablanca vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(A12) English with b3, 54 moves, 1-0

Game 98 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by G. Burgess
Alekhine vs C H Alexander, 1936  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Def (A46) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Keres vs Vladimir Petrov, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in 'Paul Keres: The Road to the Top" by Keres, John Nunn
Keres vs C H Alexander, 1937 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 22 moves, 1-0

NID: Spielmann Var (E22) 0-1 Active Rs & Ps ending
Stahlberg vs Keres, 1938 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 66 moves, 0-1

"The Blossoming Brilliance of Botvinnik" (game of the day Sep-1
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

"The Dutch Evergreen" (game of the day Sep-10-2017)
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

"Paul Vault" (game of the day Jul-07-2015)
Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Zurich Var (E33) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Keres vs Euwe, 1940 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

Game 111 Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Bondarevsky vs Lisitsin, 1940 
(E09) Catalan, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Defense: Normal Var (A55) 0-1 Brilliancy Prize
J L Foster vs Kupchik, 1942 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 36 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Advance Var (A09) 1-0 Stockfish notes; famous EG
Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1944 
(A09) Reti Opening, 68 moves, 1-0

KID: Double Fianchetto Attack (E64) 0-1 Destructive Bishop
F Zita vs Bronstein, 1946 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 30 moves, 0-1

KID Double Fianchetto Attack (A54) 0-1 White K aired out
Pachman vs Bronstein, 1946 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: General (A53) 0-1 Bishop Pair sequence
Ravinsky vs Bronstein, 1946 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Capablanca Variation (A47) 0-1 Three on the h-file
W Henschell vs M Karff, 1946 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 16 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

KID: Normal Variation (E70) 0-1 Unpredictable
S Kotlerman vs Geller, 1949 
(E70) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Petrosian plays the Petrosian System v KID
Petrosian vs Geller, 1949 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 27 moves, 0-1

Geller wins a brilliancy prize in his first USSR championship!
Kotov vs Geller, 1949 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 0-1

NID: Saemisch Var (E29) 1-0 Battering Ram on the f-file
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: QG Invitation (A04) 1-0 Peter Clarke notes
Petrosian vs Bondarevsky, 1950  
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 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

KID: Petrosian Var (E92) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Szabo vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(E92) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

KID Pomar System (E72) 0-1 Superior R&P endgame technique
Najdorf vs Bronstein, 1950 
(E72) King's Indian, 81 moves, 0-1

"The Queen Who Cost Too Much" (game of the day Apr-21-2016)
Alatortsev vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik - Bronstein World CC Match (1951), Moscow URS, rd 23
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Tartakower Attack (A45) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Geller, 1951 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 0-1

Queen's Indian Def: Spassky System (E14) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1951 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

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

Benoni Defense: Four Pawns Attack (A68) 0-1 Black marches in
O Moiseev vs Tolush, 1952 
(A68) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Line (E40) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Smyslov vs Keres, 1952 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 56 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch. Orthodox (E85) 0-1 Positional Q sac
Tolush vs Geller, 1952 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

"Red Bol Gives You Wing" (game of the day Jul-30-2014)
Boleslavsky vs Taimanov, 1952 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 7 Chess Secrets: The Giants of Power Play by Neil McDonald
Geller vs Keres, 1952 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 40 moves, 1-0

KID: Fianchetto. Long Variation (E68) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Botvinnik vs Geller, 1952 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Catalan Opening: Open Def (E03) 1-0 Tripled Ps destroyed ending
Smyslov vs Larry Evans, 1952 
(E03) Catalan, Open, 65 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10) 0-1 No Holds Barred!
Y Gusev vs Antoshin, 1952 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Game 64 in 'Half a Century of Chess' by Mikhail Botvinnik.
Botvinnik vs Taimanov, 1953 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 42 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 0-1 Stockfish
Najdorf vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 48 moves, 0-1

NID: Saemisch. O'Kelly Var (E26) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 22...?
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 75 in Pawn Power in Chess by Hans Kmoch, re-issue edition
Szabo vs Spassky, 1953 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

This purely positional sac made an indelible impression on me.
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

KID: Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Euwe vs Geller, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 63 moves, 0-1

"Swervy Euwe" (game of the day Aug-26-2006)
Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

"Whizz KID" (game of the day May-29-2006)
Reshevsky vs Bronstein, 1953 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 65 moves, 0-1

Game 60 in 'Soviet Chess Strategy' by Alexey Suetin.
Stahlberg vs Boleslavsky, 1953 
(E68) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0Techniq
Korchnoi vs M Bonch-Osmolovsky, 1953 
(A15) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 44 in 'Think Like a Grandmaster' by Alexander Kotov
Stahlberg vs Taimanov, 1953 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 35 of '50 Essential Chess Lessons' by Steve Giddins
Golombek vs A Fuderer, 1954 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 40 moves, 0-1

"Old Man, Take a Look at my Knight" (game of the day Mar-12-201
O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

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

Game 19 in The Art of the Middle Game by Keres and Kotov
Averbakh vs Panno, 1954 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 31 moves, 1-0

English vs. Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 1-0 Masterful
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(A15) English, 28 moves, 1-0

QGD: Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Geller, 1955 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

KID: Saemisch. Closed Main Line (E89) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955 
(E89) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

"Keres on My Wayward Son" (game of the day Nov-08-2015)
Keres vs Spassky, 1955 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

"King David" (game of the day Nov-18-2006)
Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 67: "Leonid Stein - Master of Attack" by GM Raymond Keene.
E Poltoranov vs Stein, 1955 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 25 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Geller vs Petrosian, 1956 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 46 moves, 1-0

"Knight Odds" (game of the day Feb-04-2017)
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Old Indian Defense: Czech Var (A53) 1-0 Stunning finish!!
Petrosian vs Simagin, 1956 
(A53) Old Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

William J. Lombardy: 4th junior world champion: 2 years
M Gerusel vs Lombardy, 1957 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 18 moves, 0-1

"From Russia With Love" (game of the day Nov-19-2016)
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1

English, Anglo-Indian Def. Q's Knight Var (A16) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1958 
(A16) English, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

"Crying Over Spilt Milko" (game of the day Nov-04-2017)
Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

"A Wizard is Never Late" (game of the day Dec-09-2012)
Averbakh vs Tal, 1958 
(A76) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 35 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. K's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 Stalemate trap denied
Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1959 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 51 in 'Python Strategy' by Tigran Petrosian
Petrosian vs A Matanovic, 1959 
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 30 moves, 1-0

Fischer beat Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian 8 to 4, with 15 draws
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1959 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1-0

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

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

Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack (A80) 1-0 Dbl Doubled Ps are weak!
Petrosian vs P M Nielsen, 1960  
(A80) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Benko Attk 11.g4 (E99) 1-0
Benko vs Eliskases, 1960 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 83 moves, 1-0

Fischer strikes like lightning on a clear day.
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Old Indian Defense: Normal (A55) 1-0 Exchange sac fails to free
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1960 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 45 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal / Benoni (E70) 0-1 W pawns fall like ripe apples
Szabo vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Tal - Botvinnik World Championship Rematch (1961), Moscow URS,
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 83 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Smyslov Var (E54) 1-0 Stockfish
Geller vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 36 moves, 1-0

KID: Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 0-1 On the run!
F J Perez Perez vs J Durao, 1961 
(E70) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

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

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

Bogo-Indian Def: Grünfeld Var (E11)Two Knights mate a King+Pawn
Bisguier vs A Matanovic, 1961 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 89 moves, 0-1

Geller was destined to beat all the current World Champions!
Tal vs Geller, 1962 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

"Latchkey KID" (game of the day Jan-17-2016)
Spassky vs Larry Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

"Misha Impossible" (game of the day Aug-29-2016)
Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

"The Brilliancy Prize" (game of the day Mar-09-2017)
R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto BxBb7. General (E15) 1-0 Pawn majority
Benko vs F Olafsson, 1963 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Turn the tide
Portisch vs O Ulvestad, 1964 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 42 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Kingside Fianchetto (A48) 0-1 exciting correspond
C W Hull vs Keene, 1964  
(A48) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

"Keres Weight" (game of the day Mar-10-2018)
Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Czech Benoni Def (A56) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Polugaevsky vs Stein, 1965 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

KID: Petrosian Variation. Keres Def (E93) 1-0 Pin on g-file
Balashov vs J Penrose, 1966 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 26 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) · 1-0
Botvinnik vs G Szilagyi, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

KID: Accelerated Averbakh Var (E70) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Stein vs Geller, 1966 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

"Any Portisch a Storm" (game of the day Sep-06-2015)
Portisch vs Fischer, 1966 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack: Symmetrical Def (A05) 1-0 36.?
Portisch vs Pachman, 1967 
(A05) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 50 in Chess Informant Best Games 1-100
Geller vs Westerinen, 1967 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 77 in 125 Selected Games by Vasily Smyslov
Smyslov vs Petrosian, 1967 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

"A Hort Day's Knight" (game of the day Mar-01-2014)
Hort vs Minic, 1967 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

J.B. Howson, 200 Modern Chess Traps in the Fianchetto Openings
J Adamski vs Geller, 1968 
(E73) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

"Botvinnik and Paid For" (game of the day Feb-12-2009)
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Understanding Pawn Play in Chess by D. Marovic, p. 45
Szabo vs Petrosian, 1968 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 36 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal. King's Knight Variation (E60) 1-0 26.?
Smyslov vs M Fuller, 1969 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 29 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 Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 0-1 Pin POWER
Larsen vs Tal, 1969 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Notes by Bobby Fischer
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

"Hell Bent" (game of the day Jun-29-2014)
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch Dble Fianchetto (E82) 0-1 Pins are a pain in the r
Hort vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E82) King's Indian, Samisch, double Fianchetto Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

"King Tuk" (game of the day Feb-24-2020)
Tukmakov vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. Neo Catalan Declined (A14) 1-0
Portisch vs A Matanovic, 1971
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

G94 in Russians vs Fischer by Dmitry Plisetsky, Sergey Voronkov
Taimanov vs Fischer, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

"The Dark Knight Returns" (game of the day May-13-2016)
Z Mestrovic vs Gligoric, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

NID Huebner Main Line (E41) 0-1 Annihilating deflection stroke
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

"Bish, You Were Here" (game of the day Apr-13-2019)
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 56 moves, 1-0

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

Game 24 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
Larsen vs I Radulov, 1973 
(A15) English, 26 moves, 1-0

NID: Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 1/2-1/2 "Be quiet!"
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1973 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Korchnoi to arbiter: "Can I castle if my rook is attacked?"
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

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

KID: Four Pawns Attack. Dynamic Attack (E76) 1-0 DYNAMIC!
Szabo vs H Ree, 1975 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

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

QID: Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 Stockfish
Pomar Salamanca vs Karpov, 1976 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 92 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 1-0 Wrong exchange sequence
F Visier Segovia vs Tal, 1977 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Veresov 3...c5 4.BxN exBf6 (A45) 0-1 Uncommon Discovered Mate
E Sollano vs F Rhine, 1977 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 0-1

London System vs KID (A48) 1-0 early P on 7th; Stockfish notes
Spassky vs Bukic, 1978 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

QID: Miles Var (E12) 1-0 Good Bishop vs. Bad Knight
Miles vs Dzindzichashvili, 1978 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 63 moves, 1-0

"Unkorched" (game of the day Nov-02-2008)
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

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

Notes by Dvoretsky in "Technique for the Tournament Players".
Ulf Andersson vs Z Franco Ocampos, 1979 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1-0

Jeremy Silman's Reassess Your Chess; pg.319
Spassky vs Karpov, 1979 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 45: Black is OK! by Andras Adorjan
Miles vs Adorjan, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

Yasser Seirawan's book Winning Chess Tactics, p.62
K Grigorian vs Yurtaev, 1979 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 0-1
Lputian vs Psakhis, 1979 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

King's English. Kramnik-Shirov Counter (A21) 0-1 Battered
Bronstein vs V Eingorn, 1980 
(A21) English, 71 moves, 0-1

Benoni Def: King Pawn lines (A65) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Razuvaev vs Psakhis, 1980 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 26 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation(A15) 1-0 Bxf7+
Ulf Andersson vs Kouatly, 1980 
(A15) English, 26 moves, 1-0

"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

"Kiss of Death" (game of the day Mar-10-2005)
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Z Kiss, 1980 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 36 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Leningrad Var (A86) 1-0 Q sac for careful defense
G Kraehenbuehl vs R Akesson, 1981
(A86) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Orthodox. Korchnoi Attack (E97) 1-0
Ljubojevic vs J Szmetan, 1981
(E97) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

"The Bogus Indian" (game of the day Feb-10-2017)
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian. Petrosian Attk (E12)1-0 Schiller NOTES
Kasparov vs Najdorf, 1982  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

"Garry-go-Round" (game of the day Oct-22-2015)
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1982 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 36 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 1-0 Nxf7 sac!
Timman vs Miles, 1982
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

"The Kid is Good!" (game of the day Dec-12-2007)
L Christiansen vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

English, Symmetric. Botvinnik System Reversed (A37) 1-0Exch Sac
Ulf Andersson vs Seirawan, 1983 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 38 in Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Part 5
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. KID Formation (A15) 1-0 11.?
I Berezovsky vs V Rusel, 1984 
(A15) English, 12 moves, 1-0

"Nunn Better" (game of the day Jan-10-2005)
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 N+ fork
A Chernin vs Miles, 1985 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var Timman's Line (E15) 1-0 Notes
Vaganian vs J Nogueiras, 1985 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian/Veresov 3...c6 4.f3 Qb6 (A45) 0-1 Sting in the tail
Philippe vs E Dizdarevic, 1985 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Kasparov vs Miles, 1986 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

"Big Fun" (game of the day Mar-19-2011)
Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Mikenas Var (A66) 1-0 Arabian # in middle-board
Lputian vs D Norwood, 1986 
(A66) Benoni, 27 moves, 1-0

"It's Pat!" (game of the day Jul-28-2016)
Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 418 in Chess Informant Best Games 401-500
Podgaets vs Zaichik, 1986 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 25 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 0-1 Drubbing by a kid!
J Costa vs J Polgar, 1987 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 22 moves, 0-1

NID: Leningrad. Benoni Def (E31) 0-1 Open g-file
A Pekarek vs Pinter, 1987
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 37 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: King Pawn lines (A65) 0-1 absolute pin
Krasenkow vs Shabalov, 1987 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 34 moves, 0-1

"Crime and Punishment" (game of the day Feb-16-2020)
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

"Crisis in Seville" (game of the day Nov-07-2008)
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987  
(A13) English, 64 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. Check Var Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Stockfish
Karpov vs A Sokolov, 1987 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 63 moves, 1-0

Old Indian Def: Normal Var (A55) 1-0 Simul; notes by Stockfish
Kasparov vs B Stein, 1987 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 25 moves, 1-0

"Høi Ploy" (game of the day Apr-21-2007)
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

"Minor Offense" (game of the day Nov-09-2016)
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

K's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 1-0 Hog on 7th
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

"When Garry Met Salov" (game of the day Aug-09-2004)
Kasparov vs Salov, 1989 
(A15) English, 29 moves, 1-0

Longest game between humans
I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

"The King's the Thing" (game of the day Aug-17-2005)
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Colin McNab: TRENDS English 1 ... c5, Trends Publications 1990
Hjartarson vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

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

KID: Saemisch. Normal Def (E81) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Gulko vs Kasparov, 1990 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 54 moves, 1-0

"Nick the Knife" (game of the day Nov-16-2015)
Miles vs de Firmian, 1990 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 37 moves, 0-1

"Damascus Steel" (game of the day Nov-27-2009)
Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

G250 in Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess.
Shirov vs A Hauchard, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57)0-1 B sac for a K attack
Dlugy vs Alburt, 1990 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

"Brussels Routs" (game of the day Aug-10-2016)
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

English Symmetrical Hedgehog Defense (A30) 1-0 12.?
Illescas Cordoba vs Adams, 1992 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical Var (E32) 0-1 Collecting pawns
E Brown vs Joel Benjamin, 1992 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 14 moves, 0-1

Included in Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures
Timman vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 25 moves, 0-1

QID Fianchetto. Check, Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Few mate AK
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Karpov, 1992 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

"Also Schach Zarathustra" (game of the day May-23-2009)
L Also vs B Rodriguez, 1992 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 34 moves, 1-0

"Rated G" (game of the day Mar-26-2011)
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

"The Usurper" (game of the day Jun-08-2004)
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

"The Race is On" (game of the day Nov-29-2014)
C A Martinez vs V van Riemsdijk, 1993 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. KID Form (A15) 1-0 Stockfish
Kramnik vs Short, 1993 
(A15) English, 51 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Variation (A57) 1-0 24.?
J L Watson vs Z Fayvinov, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

"All the King's Horses" (game of the day Nov-23-2015)
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 40 moves, 1-0

"Karpov's Immortal" (game of the day Mar-13-2016)
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

"History Written by the Viktor" (game of the day Sep-13-2011)
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

"A Knight on the Town" (game of the day Aug-26-2010)
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

KID Petrosian Var. Normal Def (E93) 1-0 Philidor would be proud
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. Check Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 41.?
Karpov vs Salov, 1995 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk 100 selected games-Kalinichenko's book, Game 23
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K / NID: Panov Attk. Main Line (E54) 0-1 IQP; Stockfish notes
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 45 moves, 0-1

Anglo-Indian Def. Nimzo-English Opening (A17) 1-0 29.?
Kramnik vs Ehlvest, 1996 
(A17) English, 29 moves, 1-0

"Draw Something" (game of the day Aug-27-2013)
Salov vs Korchnoi, 1997 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

"Sax and Violence" (game of the day Dec-02-2015)
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 1 in Mastering the Nimzo Indian by Tony Kosten
Short vs Karpov, 1997 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Positional Defense (E94) 1-0 Brilliancy prize
Korchnoi vs Svidler, 1997 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 31 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Classical. New York Var (A70) 1-0 Back rank
Dautov vs I Nikolaidis, 1998
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

"First Crush" (game of the day Aug-12-2011)
Bisguier vs Nakamura, 1998 
(E70) King's Indian, 21 moves, 0-1

Alekhine's Gun
I Sokolov vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 28 moves, 1-0

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

QID: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Var Nimzowitsch Attk (E15) 0-1
Wynn Zaw Htun vs Aung Thant Zin, 1999
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Declined. Main Line (A57) 0-1 blitz
I Sokolov vs Van Wely, 1999
(A57) Benko Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Q's Indian Defense: Petrosian. Farago Def (E19) 0-1 Blitz
M Bosboom vs Anand, 1999 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 51 moves, 0-1

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Main Line (E12) 0-1Stockfish
Piket vs Kasparov, 1999 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

NID: Panov Attack. Main Line (E54) 0-1 blitz
D Reinderman vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 35 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Classical System Misc. Lines (E98) 0-1 Blitz
Piket vs Kasimdzhanov, 1999 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 49 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Barczay Indian (A50) 1-0 Watch the B-Q threats!
Piket vs M Bosboom, 1999 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

"Djinni in a Bottle" (game of the day Oct-06-2010)
Bareev vs Piket, 2000 
(A25) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Wade Defense: General (A41) 0-1 Rowson's Best
P K Wells vs J Rowson, 2000 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 36 moves, 0-1

"Wholly Knight" (game of the day Jul-29-2018)
J Nogueiras vs M Gongora Reyes, 2001 
(A21) English, 84 moves, 1-0

"Nevoconstructivism" (game of the day Oct-05-2014)
A Riazantsev vs Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

34...Nxg2! "And I was ready to shake his hand," - Bareev
Bareev vs Morozevich, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Variation (E32) 1-0 25.?
Kiriakov vs Aseev, 2002 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 51 moves, 1-0

"Vishy Regime" (game of the day May-07-2010)
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1 Unpin end
Kramnik vs Smirin, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. QID Formation (A15) 1/2-1/2 W.A.G.
Vaganian vs Psakhis, 2002 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID: Classical. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Bareev vs Leko, 2002 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A04) 0-1 Anastasia's Mate
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian. Kasparov Attack (E12) 0-1 Overloaded R
Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

K's English Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0 From a distance
V Gavrilov vs G Dupont, 2003 
(A25) English, 19 moves, 1-0

NID. Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Var (E39) 1/2-1/2
S Atalik vs Kurajica, 2004
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Vadim's Apple" (game of the day Feb-05-2005)
V Malakhov vs Zvjaginsev, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

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

"Topology" (game of the day Jun-18-2011)
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

KIDS Saemisch Variation. Normal Defense (E81) 0-1 Photo
Morozevich vs Svidler, 2005 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 55 moves, 0-1

"Indian's Queen Defense" (game of the day Apr-02-2018) / Photo
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 97 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Smoking Out the Hedgehog" (game of the day Jul-02-2007)
Topalov vs Adams, 2005 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 38 moves, 1-0

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

"An Order of Magnustude" (game of the day Mar-11-2016)
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

"Take a Pawn Hard Rook at That" (game of the day Jan-31-2006)
Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E03) 1/2-1/2 Photos
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2006  
(E03) Catalan, Open, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benoni Defense: Classical (A70) 0-1 Devestating Black rooks
Korotylev vs V Akopian, 2006 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 40 moves, 0-1

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 0-1 Watch the center open!
Gelfand vs Aronian, 2006 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 1-0 Novelty
Romanishin vs G Meier, 2006 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

NID: Saemisch. Capablanca Var (E29) 1-0 Revenge
Nakamura vs A Volokitin, 2006 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 72 moves, 1-0

Game 45 in How to Reassess Your Chess 4th ed by Silman
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 30 moves, 1-0

"Casino Royale" (game of the day Oct-21-2007)
Krasenkow vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights (A35) 1-0 Photo
Bu Xiangzhi vs J Polgar, 2007 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 34 moves, 1-0

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

NID. Normal. Bernstein Def (E59) 0-1 Knights in da house!
T Henrichs vs M Prusikin, 2007 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 26 moves, 0-1

Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Var (E11) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Aronian vs Carlsen, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 40 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

Bravo, Cheparinov ! Really nice!
Wang Yue vs I Cheparinov, 2007 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 54 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Closed Var (E06) 1-0 Mateo, Stockfish notes
Kramnik vs Leko, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 39 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's line (E97) 0-1Stockfish
Van Wely vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

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

"Gabriel's Gambit" (game of the day Jan-25-2017)
G Sargissian vs Grischuk, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 64 moves, 1-0

QID: Miles Var (E12) 0-1 Tragic pin does White in
Koneru vs Yifan Hou, 2008 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Dlugy Var (A57) 1-0Country belt whippin
Nakamura vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 41 moves, 1-0

"Minor Scales" (game of the day Aug-29-2009)
M Bluvshtein vs A Moiseenko, 2009 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 66 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var (D70) 0-1 Champions
Nakamura vs Svidler, 2009 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

KID Orthodox. Modern System (E97) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Beliavsky vs Nakamura, 2009 
(E97) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

"Gelfandom" (game of the day Feb-01-2010)
Gelfand vs Leko, 2009 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 78 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack: Wahls Defense (A05) 0-1 Masterful
M Hennigan vs R Berzinsh, 2009 
(A05) Reti Opening, 33 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

Indian Game: Knights variation. Polish Def (A46) 0-1 Minority A
E-L Cosma vs N Dzagnidze, 2009
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

"I Am the One Who Naks" (game of the day Mar-14-2014)
Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Polish Defense: General (A40) 1-0 Audacious K walk
Wojtaszek vs Z Pakleza, 2010 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 1-0 4 piece #
D Foord vs E Kirk, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

"Jun is Busting Out All Over" (game of the day Jan-16-2012)
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

"Say Good Knight, Gracie" (game of the day Jan-28-2011)
L'Ami vs Nakamura, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

"Like a Hot Knife Through Baadur" (game of the day Jan-04-2012)
Gelfand vs Jobava, 2011 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Def. Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 1-0Model game
Kramnik vs Grischuk, 2012 
(E97) King's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

"Hop on the Bus, Gus" (game of the day Jan-18-2013)
J Gustafsson vs Kramnik, 2012 
(E92) King's Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

"Pinspiration" (game of the day Feb-10-2012)
Yusupov vs Shirov, 2012 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 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

"Moro the Same" (game of the day Dec-05-2012)
Morozevich vs Leko, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

KID: Immediate Fianchetto (E60) 0-1 blitz; Stockfish notes
Ivanchuk vs Grischuk, 2012 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 61 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Var (E39) 0-1
M Al Sayed vs L Bruzon Batista, 2012 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

"Shifting to Another Giri" (game of the day Jul-17-2015)
A Giri vs Morozevich, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 25 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch (E25) 0-1 Contemporary Classic
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

English Opening: K's English. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25)1-0
Li Chao vs Landa, 2014
(A25) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Rooks ending
Eljanov vs Wang Hao, 2014 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

"Les Maximes des Hommes" (game of the day Jan-23-2015)
A David vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Fully Accepted (A58) 0-1 weird; Stockfish notes
Gelfand vs Carlsen, 2014 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Indian Game: Knights. General (A46) 1/2-1/2 Pawn race
F Mandizha vs M Lorne, 2014 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 108 moves, 1/2-1/2

"And a Step to the Right" (game of the day Feb-12-2016)
Khismatullin vs Eljanov, 2015 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

"Rapport's Delight" (game of the day Oct-06-2017)
R Rapport vs Fressinet, 2015 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

"So Alive" (game of the day Feb-05-2016)
W So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

"The Immortal Chess Blitz Game."
W So vs Kasparov, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 1-0

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

KID: Normal Var (E70) 0-1 Gawain's Gem
Anh Khoi Nguyen vs G Jones, 2016 
(E70) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

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

"Beat Black and Blue" (game of the day Sep-06-2017)
Kramnik vs Bluebaum, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto. General (E15) 1-0 notes by Stockfish
Ivanchuk vs S Shankland, 2017 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 50 moves, 1-0

QID: Classical. Polugayevsky Gambit (E17) 1-0 Notes by Stockfi
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2017 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort Opening: Queen's Gambit Invitation (A04) 1-0 Blitz
W So vs Carlsen, 2017
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 0-1
A Bellaiche vs Bologan, 2018 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 60 moves, 0-1

KID: Santassiere Var (E60) 0-1 Blitz
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2018 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

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

Modern Def: Beefeater Var (A40) 1-0 Blitz; Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Svidler, 2019 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

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

NID: Normal. Ragozin Var (E51) 1-0 Endgame test
Koneru vs Kosteniuk, 2020 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 61 moves, 1-0

QID: Petrosian Var (E12) 0-1 Stuff happens
V S Gujrathi vs Navara, 2020 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 64 moves, 0-1

World Championship Candidates (2020), Yekaterinburg RUS, rd 2,
Caruana vs K Alekseenko, 2020 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

"Bent on Destruction" (game of the day Apr-19-2013)
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Geller, the bane of world Champs, has a plus score against...
Petrosian vs Geller, 1961 
(E73) King's Indian, 50 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner Var (E41) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 58 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Hübner Deferred (E50) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 60 moves, 1-0

KID: Saemisch Var (E80) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Geller vs Fischer, 1965 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

"Boris Bad and Off" (game of the day Oct-28-2008)
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

"Silly Ghit" (game of the day Feb-13-2007)
Spassky vs Ghitescu, 1967 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

QID: Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 Stockfish
Ivkov vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 60 moves, 0-1

KID: Fianchetto. Classical Main Line (E69) 0-1 Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Geller, 1969 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 24 moves, 0-1

"Don't Svet the Small Stuff" (game of the day Oct-06-2011)
Petrosian vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 25 Chess Secrets: The Giants of Power Play byNeil McDonald
Geller vs Velimirovic, 1971 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 51 LEONID STEIN: Master of Risk Strategy by Eduard Gufeld
Stein vs Ljubojevic, 1971
(A43) Old Benoni, 45 moves, 1-0

"Tal in Tallinn" (game of the day Jul-01-2016)
Spassky vs Tal, 1973 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 38 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54) 0-1 Stockfish
Taimanov vs Karpov, 1973 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 39 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Modern Var (A56) 1-0
Geller vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

"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

"Miracle Miles" (game of the day Nov-12-2005)
Miles vs Spassky, 1978  
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

"The Hedgehog that Roared" (game of the day Sep-30-2012)
Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

"Easy Dus It" (game of the day Aug-07-2013)
Dus Chotimirsky vs Chigorin, 1907 
(A53) Old Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Notes by Nimzowitsch
E Cohn vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

G432 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower/du Mont
Rubinstein vs Spielmann, 1912  
(A43) Old Benoni, 32 moves, 0-1

Queen's Indian Defense: General (E12) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Tarrasch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

"Geza Stripped" (game of the day Sep-02-2008)
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 90 in 'Chess Praxis' by Aron Nimzowitsch
E Jacobsen vs Nimzowitsch, 1923 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

"I Play Against Mieses" (game of the day Oct-12-2015)
Bogoljubov vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 1-0 Bishop pair
Vidmar vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

"In a New York Minute" (game of the day Nov-09-2012)
Alekhine vs Marshall, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 103 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1927  
(A61) Benoni, 30 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Var (E12) 0-1 K boxed in
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1928 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

"It's Not Euwe 'til It's Over" (game of the day Apr-07-2018)
Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

"My games with Dr Vidmar...full of life and struggle."
Vidmar vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 57 moves, 0-1

The Terror At San Remo, Italy 1930; AA went +13 =2 -0.
Alekhine vs Kmoch, 1930 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Capablanca Var (A47) 1-0 Spearheads, Q sac
J Cukierman vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Given in full by Gerald Abrahams in "The Chess Mind" (1951)
S Belavenets vs I Rabinovich, 1934 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

"Riumin Board" (game of the day Oct-11-2004)
Riumin vs Euwe, 1934 
(A28) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 63 in 'Think Like a Grandmaster' by Alexander Kotov
Riumin vs Ragozin, 1934 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

English Anglo-Indian Def. QID / Maroczy Bind (A15) 1-0 Prize
Botvinnik vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(A15) English, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 25, Alekhine wins 10-4 (15 1/2-9 1/2)
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

"Archil, Take the Rook!" (game of the day May-24-2016)
A Ebralidze vs Ragozin, 1937 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

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

"Absolutely Smashing!" (game of the day Jun-21-2016)
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Symmetrical. Rubinstein Var (A34) 0-1Stockfish
G Goldberg vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 29 in The Soviet Championships by Taimanov and Cafferty
Tolush vs Bondarevsky, 1945 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Julio Bolbochan, truly first Argentinian Grandmaster of chess!!
Euwe vs Julio Bolbochan, 1947 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 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

Game 35 in 'Pachman's Decisive Games' by Ludek Pachman
Szabo vs E Lundin, 1948 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 14 in 'Judgment and Planning in Chess' by Machgielis Euwe
Averbakh vs Lilienthal, 1949 
(E90) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

IM Jeremy Silman's book "How to Reassess Your Chess" p. 104-107
O'Kelly vs Najdorf, 1950 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Kingside Fianchetto (A48) 0-1 42.?
Taimanov vs Geller, 1951  
(A48) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 48 in The Soviet School of Chess by Kotov and Yudovich
Taimanov vs Aronin, 1952 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 40 moves, 1-0

NID: Saemisch Var (E27) 0-1 N hat trick
Gligoric vs Averbakh, 1952 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Def. Hedgehog (A17) 1-0 Spearhead
Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

"Wrath of the King's Indian" (game of the day Oct-02-2018)
Taimanov vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 43 moves, 0-1

"Think Like a Grandmaster" (game of the day Jan-22-2006)
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Zurich Candidates (1953), Zurich SUI, rd 25, Oct-14
Kotov vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

"The Peasant's Revolt" (game of the day Apr-01-2010)
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

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

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Botvinnik vs Szabo, 1956 
(A10) English, 27 moves, 1-0

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

"And Shun the Furmious Bishop Snatch!" (game of the day Nov-13-
Furman vs Spassky, 1957 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Spielmann-Indian (A46) 0-1
V Tarasov vs Spassky, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 0-1

"Sham-Sacrifice" (game of the day Apr-27-2005)
Shamkovich vs V Zheliandinov, 1959  
(A66) Benoni, 20 moves, 1-0

"Bron's Art Gellery" (game of the day Aug-05-2010)
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

US Championship (1963/64), New York, NY USA, rd 5, Dec-21
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1963 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 0-1

"Simagin That!" (game of the day Jun-02-2010)
H Neergaard vs Simagin, 1965 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43) 0-1 Tricky Knights!
Mecking vs M Basman, 1967 
(A43) Old Benoni, 31 moves, 0-1

"Bent out of Shape" (game of the day Jun-23-2010)
Larsen vs Fischer, 1967 
(E97) King's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted Var (A58) 0-1
Mecking vs Szabo, 1970
(A58) Benko Gambit, 50 moves, 0-1

Polish Opening: Baltic Defense (A00) 1-0 Nip & tuck
Larsen vs Browne, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

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

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

NID: Huebner Variation. ML (E41) 1/2-1/2
Gligoric vs Timman, 1977 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Karpov - Korchnoi World Championship Match (1978), rd 29
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 79 moves, 1-0

"Montreal 1979 Tournament of Stars"- by Tal, Chepizhny, &Roshal
Tal vs Kavalek, 1979 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 46 moves, 1-0

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

Game 3 in Winning Chess Middlegames by Ivan Sokolov
Gligoric vs P Nikolic, 1982 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

QID: Fianchetto. General (E15) 0-1 Blood of an Englishman·
Keene vs Miles, 1982 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 28 in "Jon Speelman's Best Games."
Speelman vs A D Martin, 1982 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Declined. Main Line (A57) 0-1
Petursson vs Wolff, 1987 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 30 moves, 0-1

"Billy the KID" (game of the day Jun-25-2008)
G Burgess vs Watson, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Budapest Defense: Alekhine. Abonyi Var (A52) 1-0 37.?
S Savchenko vs Alexey Ivanov, 1991 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 546 in Chess Informant Best Games 501-600
Rohde vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1992 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 30 moves, 1-0

"Plan 9 from Outer Space" (game of the day May-20-2012)
Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

Game 38 of 50 Essential Chess Lessons by Steve Giddins
Epishin vs Polugaevsky, 1993 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Benko G Accptd. Modern Var (A57) 0-1 Center, Dbl B sacrifice
Kiril D Georgiev vs I Rogers, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Benoni-Indian Def. Kingside move order (A43) 1-0 30.?
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

Rocking the Ramparts - Guide to Attacking Chess
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 866 in Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2003 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 875: Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Kasparov vs V Chuchelov, 2003 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

it's amazing how many people don't read the above kibitzing...
Serper vs D Ippolito, 2003 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 24 moves, 1-0

"Hedgehog Day" (game of the day Feb-02-2012)
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

G61 "Black Is OK!" by Andras Adorjan, B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1989.
Miles vs Adorjan, 1985 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 47 moves, 1-0

G35: The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Game 37 in Starting Out: The Queen's Indian by John Emms
Karpov vs J Polgar, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

G14: Champions of the New Millennium by Ftacnik, Kopec & Browne
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2007 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Var. Romanishin Attk (E12) 0-1 34...?
A Riazantsev vs Carlsen, 2005 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 24 in 'Understanding Chess Middlegames' by John Nunn
Gelfand vs Eljanov, 2009 
(A13) English, 36 moves, 0-1

"Anish Paradise" (game of the day Nov-20-2012)
Carlsen vs A Giri, 2011 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 22 moves, 0-1

QID: Classical. Traditional Var (E17) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
W So vs R Rapport, 2017 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

101 Winning Chess Strategies by Angus Dunnington
Gulko vs Lautier, 1994
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knts Fianchetto Lines (A29) 1-0 Immobilize
Timman vs Huebner, 1991 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 52 in 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' by David Bronstein
Bronstein vs Furman, 1948 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 36 moves, 1-0

KID: Petrosian Var (E92) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; constriction
Petrosian vs Lutikov, 1959 
(E92) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Salov vs Spassky, 1994 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 45 moves, 1-0

"The Knight who says Nh1!" (game of the day Jan-06-2010)
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926  
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

G41 'Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953' by DBronstein
Taimanov vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 187 in Chess Informant Best Games 101-200
Taimanov vs Hort, 1975 
(A25) English, 33 moves, 1-0

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

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

NID. Ragozin Def (E46) 0-1 Qside P majority methodical passer
Furman vs Kholmov, 1963 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. B Attack Classical Def. (E48) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Anand, 2019 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 31 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Indian Var BxNf6 (A01) 1-0 Q relocation
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

"Wes Side Story" (game of the day Feb-10-2018)
J Xiong vs W So, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense (A40) 0-1 Exchange Sac, N on 3rd
Saemisch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense 3.h4 (E60) 1/2-1/2 Qless middlegame
Vachier-Lagrave vs Carlsen, 2020 
(E61) King's Indian, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Veresov 4.f3 h6 (A45) 1-0 Good game by young Levon
Aronian vs I Khamrakulova, 1993 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

"Hallmark Moment" (game of the day Apr-26-2020)
A M Hallmark vs Fazekas, 1959 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 67 moves, 1-0

KID: Petrosian Var. Stein Def (E92) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Kramnik vs Ivanchuk, 1995 
(E92) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

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

NID: Leningrad Var. Benoni Def (E31) 1-0 Messiah annotates!
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1953 
(E31) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, Main line, 35 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: General/Unconventional (A45) 1-0Notes by Stockfish
Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi, 2020 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 1-0

G42 in Winning W/the Hypermodern by Ray Keene & Eric Schiller
Breyer vs Maroczy, 1920 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 16 in 'Reti: Move by Move' by Thomas Engqvist
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1920 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Odd timing
Przepiorka vs Reti, 1922 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Semifinal 1, tiebreak game #2
Nakamura vs Caruana, 2020 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Nakamura vs Caruana, 2020 
(E97) King's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1

KID: Normal Var (E70) 1-0 P storm generates K walk
Morozevich vs Jobava, 2012 
(E70) King's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Przepiorka Var (A49) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 39...?
Averbakh vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 39 moves, 0-1

A. Alekhine, 'New York 1927', 2011, Russell Enterprises p.18
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

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