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* POTD: Game Collection: POTD Pirc , Modern ,Robatsch 1

* A dozen Black roses: Game Collection: pirc

* Hares? Game Collection: Pirc & Modern

* Includes B09s: Game Collection: Pirc

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* Variety: Game Collection: Pirc/Lion/Czech Highlights

* tacticmania - Game Collection: tacticmania

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Game 59 The Modern Chess Instructor: Part I by Wilhelm Steinitz
T Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 15 in 'Lasker's Manual of Chess' by Emanuel Lasker.
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

"Off the Hooke" (game of the day May-21-2010)
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Modern Def Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 2 Bishops vs 2 Rooks
Albin vs Von Bardeleben, 1892 
(B06) Robatsch, 93 moves, 0-1

"The Wayward Queen" (game of the day Oct-21-2011)
Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Q trap
Krogius vs N Aratovsky, 1945 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

"Fischer Plays Fine" (game of the day May-01-2010)
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Dutch Staunton Gambit. Balogh Def (A82) 1-0 Sacrificial attack
Euwe vs H Weenink, 1923 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

G48 in 'Judgment and Planning in Chess' by Euwe & Du Mont.
Nimzowitsch vs A Pritzel, 1922 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 1-0 fiery gem!
H Weenink vs S Landau, 1930 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

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

When Petrosian offers a sacrifice -- resign at once!
Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 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

Modern Defense: Averbakh Var (A42) 0-1 Connected passers
K Khanov vs J Yuchtman, 1957 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 46 moves, 0-1

Game 33 in Instructive Chess Miniatures by Alper Efe Ataman
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

P on the 6th, Q on the 6th for Lolli's Mate
I Polgar vs B Toth, 1970 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 117 in Chess Informant Best Games 101-200
Velimirovic vs Rajkovic, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Austrian, Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 h-pawn creates pin
Nakamura vs Smirin, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Saragossa Opening: Pseudo-Colle (A00) 1-0 U18; pin to win!
E Karahaliou vs D Pavlogianni, 2002
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Modern Def: Beefeater Var (A40) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 24.?
Alburt vs D E Vigorito, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 53 in Instructive Chess Miniatures by Alper Efe Ataman
So vs Kasparov, 2016 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 1-0

"Happy Valentina Day" (game of the day Feb-14-2016)
V Gunina vs Ju Wenjun, 2013 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 30 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: English Rat (A41) 0-1
Jobava vs V Arapovic, 2002
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 43 moves, 0-1

P-K4 vs. Pirc Def. (B00) 1-0 Take-the-Bait Blunders
D Moody vs Perry Zentner, 1987 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Uncommon P-K4 Opening / Robatsch (B00) 1-0 Correction
T Gelashvili vs Jobava, 2002 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 68 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 0-1More pieces than pawns!
W Mubarak vs A Planinc, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (game of the day Feb-22-2005)
J L Burden vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

Modern/Pirc Def. 4.Nge2 Nf6 (B06) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy coming
Keres vs Kotov, 1960 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

A stunning 'model' mate.
N Hendrickson vs T Petersen, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 28 moves, 0-1

Modern Def Bxf7+ (B06) 1-0 The power of check w/3 en prise!!
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

B15: Caro-Kann, Gurgenidze system 1-0 Blasting Rooks!!
L Christiansen vs I Foygel, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 14: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical Variation (B07) 0-1 RK comments
M Fuller vs Keene, 1968 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 0-1

"Miles Ahead of the Competition" (game of the day Oct-08-2015)
Miles vs Seirawan, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Pirc, Classical (B08) · 0-1
Y Dobkin vs M Czerniak, 1956 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 QxQ Lolli's # or Lawn mower #
Fischer vs R Ault, 1959 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

Bg2 vs Bg7 Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Benko vs Fischer, 1962 
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 0-1 Pile on the Pin
A Gogonian vs Svidler, 1994
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1/2-1/2
R Mascarinas vs E Torre, 1991
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1/2-1/2
Romanishin vs E Torre, 1973
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 0-1
Bogoljubov vs B Milic, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 57 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: 4.f3 c6 (B07) 0-1 blitz
M Karttunen vs V Onischuk, 2016
(B07) Pirc, 46 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 0-1 Qside Exch sequence
Kavalek vs Suttles, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 2013 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 47 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System (B08) · 0-1
T Batchuluun vs D Bocharov, 2019
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 54 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 0-1 blitz
Jakovenko vs Svidler, 2009
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Def: Classical Var. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 0-1
A Fominyh vs Morozevich, 2004 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 0-1
K Hulak vs A Planinc, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) Photo links
Karpov vs Timman, 1977 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 0-1
Karpov vs Azmaiparashvili, 1983 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 0-1 35...?
M Mukhitdinov vs Botvinnik, 1967 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 0-1
I Semerdzhiev vs A F Ker, 2008
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

Pirc Classical Quiet System Chig (B08) 1-0 Dbl R sac declined
L Christiansen vs Seirawan, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 0-1
G Hinga vs S Goundar, 2012
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 0-1
Schmaltz vs Benjamin, 2001 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 25 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 1-0
H Punongbayan vs F Mwagomba, 2008 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 28 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 59...?
S Nedeljkovic vs Udovcic, 1951 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 60 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1
R Mamedov vs Jobava, 2003
(C41) Philidor Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: General (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
B Bok vs Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: General (C41) 0-1 Bxf7+ KxB lacks steam
M Savic vs L Markovic, 2010
(C41) Philidor Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

"Wang Dang Doodle" (game of the day Jul-12-2013)
Wang Hao vs Giri, 2013 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard (B06) 1/2-1/2 off topic
AlphaZero vs Stockfish, 2018  
(B06) Robatsch, 134 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Minor strikes Papa
J Polgar vs A Papa, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 1-0

"Wishing Wells" (game of the day Aug-29-2006)
P K Wells vs Speelman, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 20 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Lasker vs Von Bardeleben, 1889 
(B06) Robatsch, 47 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto, BxNf3 (B06) 0-1 Open g-file, passer
O Johannsson vs T Schou-Moldt, 2014 
(B06) Robatsch, 47 moves, 0-1

Modern Def 3.f4 Bg7 Sniper/Dragon (B06) 1-0 Early K walk->attkr
B Ivanovic vs J Rukavina, 1984 
(B06) Robatsch, 58 moves, 1-0

Bg7 Sniper / Sicilian Dragon (B06) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Ed. Lasker vs Capablanca, 1924 
(B06) Robatsch, 60 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Rh1# Mayet's Mate is next
Janosevic vs M Ujtelky, 1968
(B06) Robatsch, 35 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Fantastic breakthrough!!
Romanishin vs B Jansson, 1971 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Accelerated Gurgenidze (B07) 1-0 Orlando
Lenderman vs Hugh E Cline Jr, 2011
(B07) Pirc, 39 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Def: Eastern. Benoni (B06) 1-0 InterposingSelf-pins
G Sigurjonsson vs Forintos, 1978
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Defense: Western. Rhamporhynchus (B06) · 0-1
R Svicevic vs V Malakhov, 1993
(B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B07) 1-0 15.?
J Polgar vs Rivas Pastor, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 19 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B07) 0-1
Y Erturan vs Jobava, 2002
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 0-1

Anti-Philidor. Lion's Cave (B09)1-0Hanham/Lion; 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.f4
J Vetter vs R Oortwijn, 1997 
(B07) Pirc, 22 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Bayonet Attack (B07) · 0-1
A Lastin vs Azmaiparashvili, 2004
(B07) Pirc, 53 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Bayonet Attack (B07) 1-0
Ganguly vs M Basencyan, 2012
(B07) Pirc, 21 moves, 1-0

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

Bg2, Ne2 vs Pirc Def Dbl Fio(B07) 1-0 Ivanchuk /Informant notes
Ivanchuk vs A Graf, 1988  
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

"Maltese Balkin'" (game of the day May-26-2005)
R Antonio vs A Maltese, 2005 
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Two Knights (B06) 1-0Smashing finish to smothered#
J Kristiansen vs B Jacobsen, 1976 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Norwegian Def/Gambit (B06) 1-0 R sac
Adams vs Carlsen, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Jolly good show!!
R Taylor vs M Steadman, 2008 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Robatsch Def (B06) 1-0 juniors pawn chain battle, late 0-0-0s
A J Mestel vs H Koopman, 1973
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: 3.c3 Bg7 (B06) 1-0 25.?
Tiviakov vs D Kljako, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 0-1 Exch Sac, sacs declined
Westerinen vs A Planinc, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed vs Dragon (B25) 1-0 Dbl N Sac & more!
G Welling vs K V Andersen, 1988 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 89 in "Black is OK!" by Andras Adorjan
Sax vs Adorjan, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Missed Spearhead #
Aronian vs K Urban, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 0-1

Modern Philidor Def./Pirc Def (B07) 0-1
M Dambacher vs Oral, 1996 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 0-1

Bull's Head vs Black Dbl Fio (B06) 0-1
J McMorrow vs P Short, 2016
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Dbl Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 get across frontier line
Toavina Razanadrakotoarisoa vs Ali Abbas, 2018 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 h-file assault
I Radulov vs J Marsalek, 1961
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 1-0 Black N about to fall
Kupreichik vs Short, 1982
(B07) Pirc, 22 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack 7.Rd1?! (B07) 0-1
A Sokolov vs M Marin, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 49 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Def (A40) 1-0A real circus follows an early Q sacrifice
Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Mikenas Defense (A40) 1-0 Both 0-0-0; B-Q Battery threats
S Volkov vs B Savchenko, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

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

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

Modern Def: Queen Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 Pawn Storm
Mikhalevski vs Azmaiparashvili, 1995 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Queen Pawn Fianchetto (A40) 1-0 intermezzo +
J Mukic vs C Ruzza, 2001 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg7 (A40) 0-1 0-0-0+ won't get the job done
I Shvyrjov vs A Kalinichev, 2005 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Rat Defense (A41) 1/2-1/2 Qless Middlegame
J Bonin vs E Bermudez B, 1990 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Defense: Rossolimo Var (A41) 1-0 Clearance sacrifice!
O Girya vs O Gritsayeva, 2014 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 0-1 Connected passers
W Heinig vs Knaak, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 56 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Averbakh System. Kotov 8.Na4 Qb4+ (A42) 1-0 Q trap
G Moehring vs J Diaz Diaz, 1976 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 15 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Bg7 vs Bg2. Azmaiparashvili Var (A42) 1/2-ages10,16
Carlsen vs Nyback, 2001 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1/2-1/2 Oh no you don't!
Spassky vs Timman, 1978
(B07) Pirc, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 0-1 unique B trap
V Small vs Spassky, 1988 
(B07) Pirc, 22 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Blitz; notes by Stockfish
Ivanchuk vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 0-1
Wolff vs Nijboer, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 0-1 Notes by Schiller
D Siegrist vs E Schiller, 2001 
(B07) Pirc, 64 moves, 0-1

Modern Philidor/Pirc Defense: General (B07) 0-1
T Field vs E Schiller, 2000 
(B07) Pirc, 43 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: General (B07) · 0-1
R Sanches vs Pelletier, 2012
(B07) Pirc, 51 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Two Knights. Suttles Var (B06) 0-1 Passer
G Gresser vs N Gaprindashvili, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Two Knights. Suttles Var (B06) 1-0 Dbl Dbl Octopus
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Two Knights (B06) 0-1 K haulsasspin
S Christensen vs M Helin, 2009 
(B06) Robatsch, 65 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1
J L Munoz vs Grischuk, 2012 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knights (B08) 1-0 Resembles 150 Attk
Alekhine vs C H Maderna, 1926 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

IM Jeremy Silman: "How to Reassess Your Chess" p.75-78
A Tsvetkov vs Smyslov, 1947 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 64 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1 Useless sacs
Watson vs Piket, 1987
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

"Straight Outta Moves" (game of the day Aug-13-2015)
Anand vs Van Wely, 1997 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights (B08) 0-1 get down and boogie
H McMillan vs G Chandler, 2006 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 44 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) · 0-1
D E Bower vs Keene, 1969  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 Seize the initiative
R C Cannon vs Keene, 1969  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1
J Drake vs S Cleto, 2003 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Extensive RK notes
Gligoric vs Keene, 1971  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Weiss Var (B09) 0-1 Extensive RK notes
J Penrose vs Keene, 1971  
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Youth Greco's Mate
Ponomariov vs Grischuk, 1994 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 Torch f7
C Diebert vs J Readey, 1985 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1-0 16.?
J A Curdo vs V Frenklakh, 1993 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Cozio's Mate
Van der Wiel vs B Barth Sahl, 1975
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor Exchange (C41) 1-0
Psakhis vs G Kuzmin, 1994 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Karpov - Korchnoi World Championship Match (1978), Round 32
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Black enters the third rank
V Kalisky vs J Irsai, 2001
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 6 in Chess for Zebras by Jonathan Rowson
J Rowson vs V Malakhov, 1995
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk 100 selected games-Kalinichenko's book
Caruana vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1

Kestlers Doppelturmopfer
Sax vs H Kestler, 1974 
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def 8.c3 e5 (B06) 0-1 Passer won't beat Lolli's Mate
E Alekseev vs R Mamedov, 2018 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Modern, Nc6 Exchange (C41) 1-0 Tear open center
Wen Yang vs Zilun Lan, 2017 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Standard Def (B06) 1-0 Q&N pair defeats Q&B pair
A Ivanov vs L Christiansen, 1989 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Kurajica Var (B09) 1/2-1/2 Photo
Kasimdzhanov vs Svidler, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Pirc Def. Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09) 0-1Ineffective Rs
Nunn vs Adorjan, 1975 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09) 0-1 Fascinating!
R Kelson vs M Leski, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Kurajica Var (B09) 1-0
Balashov vs Timman, 1977 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

Reference: Nunn, John (2002), Secrets of Pawnless Endings
R Berzinsh vs V Burmakin, 2013 
(B06) Robatsch, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

B06 Pseudo-Austrian Attack 0-1 W just lets B take his pieces?
B Byklum vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Quiet System vs Modern Def. Dbl Fio (B06) 0-1Black Q parachutes
M Lamon vs Weeramantry, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense: General 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (B07) 0-1 back rank issue
Zsofia Polgar vs Adams, 1990 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game: Maroczy Defense (B07) 1-0 Immediate Q exchange
A Moiseenko vs R Mamedov, 2014 
(B07) Pirc, 67 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Standard Def (B06) 0-1 34...?
E van den Doel vs Nijboer, 1997 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

John Watson's Volume I of Mastering the Chess Openings, p. 319
Beliavsky vs Anand, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

The Two Van Crash? B06 0-1 30
W van Lankveld vs Van der Wiel, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

"The Morh Tal Game" (game of the day Nov-17-2009)
Tal vs S Mohr, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 70 in Chess Informant Best Games 1-100
Geller vs Ree, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Kholmov System (B07) 0-1 BD-G w/an extra move?!
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Anand, 1990 
(B07) Pirc, 53 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Kholmov System (B07) 0-1
B Koch vs Szabo, 1952 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 Thrilla was in 1975
H Pfleger vs E Torre, 1974 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Dragon Formation (B09) 0-1 Stockfish
I Radulov vs Spassky, 1973 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 75 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Dragon Formation (B09) 0-1
Oll vs M Gurevich, 1987 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Dragon Formation (B09) 1-0 18.?
T L Petrosian vs G Halvax, 2018 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Dragon Formation (B09) 1-0 Stockfish
Timman vs Spassky, 1981 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 86 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Dragon Formation (B09) 0-1
M Fette vs Van Wely, 1990 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense both Fio (B07) 0-1 Up the exchange
Milov vs Beim, 1991
(B07) Pirc, 28 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Corr
K Kaunonen vs E Hintikka, 1987
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Bg7 Fianchetto 3...c5 4.dxc5 (B06) 0-1
Y Lapshun vs F Aleskerov, 2010
(B06) Robatsch, 50 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Disc+ gains a piece
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2020 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: 4.Bc4 Nf6 Pirc Def (B06) 1/2-1/2
Smyslov vs A I Hamed, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 0-1 17...?
N Stawski vs T Reilly, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 0-1

"Crossing Jordan" (game of the day May-28-2017)
Kupreichik vs J Grigorov, 1986 
(B06) Robatsch, 50 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 0-1 31...?
J Arnason vs Keene, 1981  
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: 4.Bc4 b5 (B06) 0-1 Late castling record?
S Caglar vs S Gvetadze, 2017 
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Standard Line (B06) 0-1 4 pawn islands for White
A Arribas Lopez vs Sadler, 2011 
(B06) Robatsch, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 40 'Study Chess with Matthew Sadler' by Matthew Sadler
G Tallaksen Ostmoe vs Sadler, 2011
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Chinese Var (B07) 0-1
E Forsaa vs A Kakageldyev, 2008 
(B07) Pirc, 48 moves, 0-1

Modern / Pirc Defense (B07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Fischer vs Suttles, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 0-1 24...?
M Levin vs Savon, 1959 
(B06) Robatsch, 39 moves, 0-1

Sep-13-20 Landman: Full video of this game face-to-face
Nakamura vs Kramnik, 2010 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 1-0 Missed Mate in 3
O Sikorova vs S Orehek, 2013 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 38 moves, 1-0

John Nunn's Grandmaster Chess Move by Move, page 50
Nunn vs Bologan, 1994
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Classical Var. Quiet System Parma Def (B08) 1-0
O Lie vs H Theting, 1985 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Maroczy Defense 4.QxQd8 KxQ (B07) 1-0
Alekhine vs A Aviles, 1932 
(B07) Pirc, 42 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Variation (B07) 1-0 Useful Rook lift!
Pribyl vs W Swic, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

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

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 0-1
Shiqun Ni vs V Akopian, 2019 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 59 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 0-1
Crafty vs Houdini, 2014 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 81 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game: Maroczy Defense QxQd8 KxQ (B07) 1-0
Lasker / Maroczy vs NN, 1900 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06) · 0-1
R Kerr vs E Macskasy, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 58 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Geller's System (B06) 0-1
W Addison vs Suttles, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def Austrian Attack (B09) 0-1 W must be prepared for e5
V Vepkhvishvili vs D Gedevanishvili, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07) 0-1 Black Q threatens Qa1#
A Galkin vs Kramnik, 2011 
(B07) Pirc, 35 moves, 0-1

This is the famous Pawn Diamond game
Wolff vs M Ginsburg, 1983 
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 0-1 Stockfish
N Caro vs Keene, 1974  
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 6: How to Crush your Chess Opponents by Simon K. Williams
M Parligras vs Jobava, 2004 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 0-1 Correspond
Russ vs Yudovich, 1969 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1 Discovered+
O Roussos vs Any Figueroa, 2020
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Two Knights. Suttles Variation (B06) · 0-1
A Medina Garcia vs Timman, 1971
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Two Knights. Suttles Var (B06) 0-1 White missed
P van der Weide vs Timman, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 55 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Two Knights (B06) 0-1 "Overstepping the Mark"
J Shahade vs M Ginsburg, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Two Knights Var (B06) 1-0 27.?
Tringov vs V Urdinov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 1-0

Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern by Joe Gallagher, p. 80
Tal vs Petrosian, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Bayonet Attack (B07) · 0-1
E Levi vs Van Wely, 1994
(B07) Pirc, 39 moves, 0-1

S Witkowski vs Timman, 1971 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 0-1 New York, NY
G R Forman vs Timman, 1974
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) · 0-1
A J van Dop vs Timman, 1974
(B06) Robatsch, 42 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical Variation. Quiet System (B08) · 0-1
B Thorsteinsson vs Timman, 1975
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 49 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 0-1 blitz
Movsesian vs Kramnik, 2010 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attk. Unzicker Attack (B09) 0-1 BB vs RR
O Aharon vs Vocaturo, 2014 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 66 moves, 0-1

Game 128 from Das Schachgenie Botwinnik (Suetin)
Gipslis vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 0-1

Pirc Classical Quiet System Czech Def (B08) 1/2-1/2
L Christiansen vs S Taulbut, 1978 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 0-1 Kaiser Rolled
G Kaiser vs Carlsen, 2000 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 17 in The Seven Deadly Chess Sins by Jonathan Rowson
de Firmian vs T Hillarp Persson, 1996 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 Stockfish
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 65 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42) 0-1 blitz
Le Quang Liem vs Carlsen, 2012 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 56 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Three Pawns Attack (B06) 1-0 38.Rd6+
G Fritchle vs J M Hodgson, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 0-1 Sitting there en prise
M Boe vs M Piriyev, 2007
(B07) Pirc, 30 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Bg7 Fianchetto (A40) 0-1 Pin w/h-file Greco #
Reshevsky vs B Ivanovic, 1976 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System (B08) 0-1 N fork
S Garcia Martinez vs Suttles, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 18 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Quiet System Chigorin Line (B08) 0-1
M Stean vs Keene, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Classical. Schlechter Var (B08) 0-1 outside passer
E Handoko vs Keene, 1979 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 57 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Standard Line (B06) 0-1 K in the pot about to cook
V Bach vs V Nevednichy, 1993
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) 0-1
Salov vs M Todorcevic, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 71 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Gurgenidze Def (B06) 0-1 White sits back
L Zinn vs V Ciocaltea, 1968 
(B06) Robatsch, 31 moves, 0-1

"Castling into it"! How about 17...Bd7 instead?
Marshall vs Pillsbury, 1904 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bg7 vs Bg2 (A40) 0-1 Heavy on the h-file!
Mamikon Gharibyan vs V Asadli, 2018 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Weiss Variation (B09) ? 0-1
M Larrea vs F Peralta, 2008
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack 0-0-0 vs 0-0 delayed (B07) 0-1
Leko vs V Onischuk, 2015
(B07) Pirc, 40 moves, 0-1

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09) 1/2-1/2 MAD!
V Zhuravliov vs A Vitolinsh, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc Defense: 150 Attack (B07) 0-1 skewer
Ganguly vs Azmaiparashvili, 2004
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: e4, d4, c4 vs Bg7 (B06) 0-1 Exch sac disrupts
V Mamoshin vs Gulko, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 61 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 0-1 deep entry
M Turpanov vs Z Rahman, 2003
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: 5.QxQd8+ KxQd8 (B07) 1-0 passed b-pawn
P Mai vs P Lebel, 2001 
(B07) Pirc, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: General (B07) 1/2-1/2 blitz
Kasparov vs Azmaiparashvili, 2003 
(B07) Pirc, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 0-1 Notes by Ray Keene
C Morris vs Keene, 1979  
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 0-1

Modern Def/Black Dbl Fio 5.g4 b5 (B06) 0-1 Incoming Knights
L Dominguez vs V Artemiev, 2021 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 0-1

Modern Def 0-0 vs 28...0-0-0 (B06) 0-1 pin, h-file battery
G Canfell vs D Dinh, 1995
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 0-1

Modern Def. Delayed Sniper (B06) 1-0 U12 Disc+ gets back Q
D Andreikin vs Carlsen, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Bg4 (B07) 0-1 Qless MG, Rook+ Skewer
Vitumbiko Gondwe vs A Alrasheed, 2014 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 0-1

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