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Black Attacks f2 Annoyed Fredthebear ECO B games
Compiled by fredthebear

The f2-square is a prime target initially defended only by the king.

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Van Geet (Dunst), Hector Gambit (A00) 0-1 Support mate coming
A Aasum vs L Frenzel, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack Copycat (A07) 0-1 Get the Q in close
A Bannik vs Tal, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

1.Nf3 Sicil Closed vs Reversed Botvinnik System (B25) 0-1f-file
V Gunina vs A Muzychuk, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

Mikenas Defense: Lithuanian Variation (A40) 0-1 Greco Mate
R Koemetter vs G Welling, 1995 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian 3.Bb5+ Modern Var (B01) 0-1 Robust attack on f2
de Riviere vs Dubois, 1855 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def., Advance Var (B00) 0-1 Knt invasion miniature
D Sherborne vs D Wake, 1857 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense: Gambit (B01) 0-1 4 Black pieces hone in
Siggens vs Philips, 1992 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Scandi, Panov Transfer (B01) 0-1 Black gives Legall's Mate
NN vs P Krueger, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 10 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Modern 3.Bb5+ (B01) 0-1 Impressive crusher
J Vavrinsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Mieses 6.d5 Nb4 (B01) 1-0 He's no fool
Fischer vs Seidman, 1959 
(B01) Scandinavian, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Maroczy Var (B02) 0-1 Beware same side B&N
J Lastovicka vs F Vykydal, 1971 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 12 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Lasker Simul Gambit (B02)1-0
Nezhmetdinov vs V Mikenas, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def., Scandi Var. Geschev Gambit (B02) 0-1 Legal's #
NN vs G Geshev, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

150A BxBg7 Pirc Def. Classical. Two Knts (B08) 1-0 N trap/sac
Hebden vs P Littlewood, 1992 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 R sac for a ramrod
Bob Brooks vs B Wall, 1973 
(B20) Sicilian, 15 moves, 0-1

The Art of Attack - By Vladimir Vukovic; Sitting Q sac
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

S-M G Declinded (B21) A nice selection of forks w/Bxf2+
Petterson vs E Larsson, 1963 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P Accepted(B97) 0-1Philidor's Legacy
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 minor piece "mate No. 19A"
Leo Xiang Yu Li vs R Taylor, 2017 
(B32) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

John Nunn's 101 Brilliant Chess Miniatures -- see notes
Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1983 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: French Var (B40) 1-0 ON ALL FOURS!!!!
Blackburne vs Jetson, 1861 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: French Var. Normal (B40) 0-1 Dbl R sac & more!
Dr Van B vs W Gudehus, 1910 
(B40) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line(B41) 0-1Demolition job
Lasker vs NN, 1898 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Canal Attack (B51) 0-1 R battery down the middle
Unzicker vs Filip, 1955 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Richter-Rauzer (B63) todo un maestro en el calculo jeje!!!
Tal vs Larsen, 1979 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Variation (B92) 0-1Notes by Fischer
Unzicker vs Fischer, 1962  
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Van't Kruijs Opening (A00) 0-1Rapid development but no center P
Turochamp vs Kasparov, 2012 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Van Geet (Dunst) Opening / Sicilian (A00) 0-1 Sittin' sacs
J Ruiz Galiano vs Lazarev, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening/Dbl Fio Reti (A00) 0-1 Blockade backward pawn
B Wall vs J R Boyce, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Hungarian Opening (A00) /KIA (A07) 1-0 Constant threats
L Christiansen vs K Regan, 1977 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 56 moves, 1-0

G90: Ludwig Steinkohl: 99 Schönheitspreise aus 150 Schachjahren
E Lobron vs Dzindzichashvili, 1979 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Bg4 vs KIA h3, g4 (A07) 1-0 Rob the pin both ways on the 6th
Kramnik vs S Sjugirov, 2014 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Blatny Var (B00) 1-0 Knights on the rim
E Can vs D Lomsadze, 2010 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Goldsmith Defense (B00) 0-1 Pin to win and work it over
Fritz vs E F Pecci, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Defense: Williams Var (B00) 1/2-1/2 Clever
J Sarfati vs R J Dive, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzowitsch Def Williams Var/Mikenas (B00) 1-0 Overloaded Q
Karpov vs Lutikov, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Advance (B00) 0-1 U12 Demolition
Elene Tsotsonava vs Annapoorni Meiyappan, 2016 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Defense, Declined 2.e5?! (B01) 0-1 She Danced
J H Rasmussen vs S Salomonsson, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 57 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Main Lines 6.Ne5 Be6 (B01) 0-1
M Erdogdu vs R Almond, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1Enter the Queen!
K Moniszka vs T Kamieniecki, 2001 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Four Pawns Attack (B03) 0-1 Discovery #
A Deloup vs J M Dubois, 1989 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 16 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 Defense (B06) 0-1Penetrate, Remove guard, Add attackers
A Barrett vs M Rakic, 2012
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

Chess Variant / Robatsch (B06) 0-1 Whirling Nf2+ Windmill!
Strickland vs The Turk, 1820  
(000) Chess variants, 38 moves, 0-1

Modern Def 2.h4 Nf6 3.e5 Nh5 (B06) 0-1 Qless MG, Ks charge, P+
B Predojevic vs D Andreikin, 2016 
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

The theoretically most important game of the first half of 1988
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lesson 4: Best Lessons of a Chess Coach by Sunil Weeramantry
Harris vs Weeramantry, 1972 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09) 1-0 Development traps Q
R Averby vs V M Ostroverkhov, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 4 in The Art of Sacrifice in Chess by Rudolf Spielmann
Bogoljubov vs Spielmann, 1927 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 43 moves, 0-1

Owen / Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 0-1 When the Q gets involved...
Alekhine vs A Tanielian, 1936 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Variation (B12) 1-0 Eccentric Chess
Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Adv. Short (B12) 0-1 Held hostage by supported passer
Movsesian vs Svidler, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 64 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
V Da Vilhete vs R Arias Formoso, 2006 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 0-1

Both sides can mate-but it's Black's turn.
Y Visser vs Speelman, 2006 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.b3. Q Fianchettos (B20) 1-0 R cannot stop 3 passers
T Gelashvili vs Marjanovic, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 66 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 3 pieces 2 many
M Baleja vs T Dusik, 2000
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin Variation (B22) 0-1 She changed her mind
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1988 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 11 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1 Bxf2+
N Napoli vs I Miladinovic, 2005 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 15 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2c3 Nf6 3e5 Alapin mutual fios (B22) 0-1BF collects Ps
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1962 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 54 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def 6.Na3 Nh6 (B22) 0-1 Exchange sac
S Zhigalko vs A Korobov, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Passer
Fischer vs E Bhend, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon. Maroczy Bind (B27) 0-1
B Bok vs K Lie, 2010 
(B27) Sicilian, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Advance (B29) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Euwe vs Rubinstein, 1921 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 33 moves, 0-1

Sic Nimzowitsch Var Main Line (B29) 1-0 Be careful what U take
Unzicker vs O Sarapu, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 B outpost, Q sac
Sax vs Sveshnikov, 1977 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov(B33) 1-0Get the Q in close
Nakamura vs Shirov, 2010 
(B33) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 Rook Hard-at-Work
J Smeets vs Carlsen, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan (B33) 0-1 Nxf2 screamed to be played
J Dworakowska vs Shabalov, 2006 
(B33) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Sic Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk (B33) 0-1 Batteries
I Zakurdjaeva vs S Melia, 2013 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Bg2 (B40) 1-0 Interesting possibilities w/Ns lurking
Aronian vs A Dreev, 2019 
(B40) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Kan Wing Attack (B43) Black's pinned pawns are riddled
Igor Ivanov vs Karpov, 1979 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 42 moves, 1-0

The Gary Gambit Becomes the Brisbane Bombshell
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 0-1 Black fishin' pole attack declined
F Trois vs L Bronstein, 1977 
(B44) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

"Impunity" (game of the day Sep-15-2004)
S Chanda vs Nisipeanu, 2004 
(B44) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 0-1 3-Piece Greco Mate
Leko vs Morozevich, 2006 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
NN vs T McCracken, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
S Duron Godoy vs V Garcia Castro, 2004 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Canal Attk (B51) 1/2-1/2 Three-fold Repetition
N Grandelius vs J K Duda, 2020
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

G16: The Soviet Championships by M. Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
Rauzer vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Modern Line (B76) 0-1 Brilliancy
I Lesnik vs Joze Siska, 1948 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. Modern Var (B83) 0-1 Smothered Mate!
R Slade vs D Hooper, 1947 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 303 of 500 Master Games of Chess II by Tartakower/du Mont
F Bohatirchuk vs Capablanca, 1925 
(B83) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Fischer-Sozin Attk. Main Line (B89) 0-1 Attk on f2
S Zierk vs Robson, 2009 
(B89) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Detailed blogger notes
Nisipeanu vs M Paragua, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Adams Attack (B90) 0-1 Two hogs on 2nd rank
Caruana vs Nakamura, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional (B92) 0-1 Passer combo!
Yurtaev vs Carlsen, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky. Modern Line (B92) 0-1
Unzicker vs Tal, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Amsterdam (B93) 0-1 Beaten like rented mules
Van der Wiel vs Browne, 1980 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 53 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Var (B93) 0-1 Dragondorf?
Anand vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense 3.c4 Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 0-1 Rob the Pin f2
Staunton vs W M Popert, 1840 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French Defense: 2.e5 Steinitz Attack (C00) 1-0Notes by Steinitz
J McConnell vs Steinitz, 1886  
(C00) French Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

French Def vs KIA/Reversed Philidor(C00) 0-1Black crossfires f2
Andrey Orlov vs Y Kruppa, 2000
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Knight swap w/eyes wide shut; Double B bombing!
J Horvath vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def./Pseudo Black Hippo (C00) 1-0 Open center violence
Pillsbury vs Tinsley, 1899 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Attk 2.e5; Dbl R sac gone bad (draw available!)
Steinitz vs Winawer, 1882 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

French Exchange. Monte Carlo (C01) 0-1 Semi-Smothered Mate
J Mullon vs H Daurelle, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 Game 5 of Nimzowitch's 'My System'
O H von Haken vs A Gize, 1913  
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

French Exchange (C01) 0-1 sKorching counterattack on f2
Laszlo Kovacs vs Korchnoi, 1969 
(C01) French, Exchange, 25 moves, 0-1

The Korchnoi Queen on g3 piles on the pinned f2 pawn
S Tatai vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C01) French, Exchange, 14 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 Back rank pins
Chigorin vs Winawer, 1883 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 0-1

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit(C02) 0-1Pin, central passers
Mackenzie vs Burn, 1886 
(C02) French, Advance, 40 moves, 0-1

French Advance. Lputian 6.a3 Nh6 7.b4 (C02) 0-1 The B pair
R Molander vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 0-1 N dance
H I Geanta vs Grischuk, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin / French Advance (C02) 0-1 K walk
C Richey vs B Wall, 1991
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 1-0 Pin, Discover
Nimzowitsch vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 22 moves, 1-0

French Advance. Euwe Var (C02) 0-1 Kside whoopin'
S Collins vs J Redpath, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 0-1

French Advance 7...f6. Main Line (C02) 0-1 Outnumber f2
Przewoznik vs Uhlmann, 1980
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

French Def 3...b6 vs. Advance (C02) 0-1Bold B sac, tumbling Ns
J A Hedman Senarega vs Romanishin, 1977 
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch Modern System(C03) 0-1 Discovery attack on f2
Smirin vs A Dreev, 1988
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

-- Wolfgang Uhlmann, "Winning with the French"
W Bialas vs Uhlmann, 1951 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Pawn Center Variation (C05) 0-1White K exposed
Kengis vs R Djurhuus, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open ML (C09) 0-1 Three B sacs in this game
Panov vs Bondarevsky, 1937 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 30 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) Smothered Mate
B Koester vs R Gralla, 1971 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 0-1

French Steinitz Gledhill Attack (C11) 0-1 Double on the 2nd
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(C11) French, 29 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Advance (C16) 1-0 At each other's throats
Judit Polgar vs L B Hansen, 1989 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

FR Winawer PP (C18) 0-1 Dbl R Sacs; 3 pieces beat 2 in a K hunt
C Canoba vs E Eliskases, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn (C18) 0-1 Raid half-open files
F Libiszewski vs Rozentalis, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 23 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit 3...Qe7 4.Qe2 (C21) 0-1 Up the exchange
Reti vs Spielmann, 1914
(C21) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 0-1 Surprising K walk
Schmaltz vs R Har-Zvi, 2001 
(C25) Vienna, 24 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley, Reversed Spanish (C26) 0-1 Enjoyable plot
W Posch vs G Schroll, 1999 
(C26) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 47 in The Russians Play Chess by Irving Chernev
M Kamyshov vs Panov, 1945 
(C28) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Q trap
E Dekker vs J L Switzar, 1874 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Heavy pieces hone in
F K Esling vs J Wisker, 1880 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30)0-1 Q sac to royal fork
Steinitz vs Pillsbury, 1892 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindful Simul loss
Pillsbury vs K Moll, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 A bit on the hairy side
H Wolf vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 4 mover
N Tchinenoff vs R Maillard, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 1-0? DRAWN POSITION
Rubinstein vs Weingarten / Silberschatz, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical Variation (C30) 1-0 Reinfeld puzzle mate in 3
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 1-0 Absolute crusher!
Burgess vs Randy Miller, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1Blocked restriction
Chigorin vs Maroczy, 1899 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Multiple ways to mate
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

KG Panteldakis CG. Greco Var (C30) 0-1 Unusual start and finish
NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 K walk
Chigorin vs Burille, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

KGD Classical (C30) 0-1 Blindfold; Pin the Q
Blackburne vs J P Lea, 1890 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1!
NN vs Lasker / Maroczy, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Cntrgambit. Staunton (C31) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy
Schaaf vs Hartlaub, 1907 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Swallow's Tail #
Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1894 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer CG. Blackburne Attk (C31) 0-1 Penetration Q+ & N+
L O Hesse vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C31) 1-0 Acceptance was fatal
Steinitz vs NN, 1870 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Accepted(C32) 1-0 B pair, Q on7th
Alapin vs Marshall, 1905 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA Falkbeer CG. Charousek Gambit Keres (C32) 0-1 12.Kf3 Bg4+
Krasinski vs Estrin, 1947 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's G Bledow CG (C33) 1-0 Discovery Fails
Fischer vs W A Nyman, 1964 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 1-0

KGA. Breyer Gambit (C33) 0-1 Squeezed into Pseudo Boden's Mate
D Drimer vs Unzicker, 1970 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Bryan CG (C33)0-1 K walk; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

The "Immortal Zwichenzug Game" (Chernev)
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1Exchange Sac for Boden's Check...
U Kavcic vs Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 0-1 Scholar's Mate
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

KGA B's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Greco Mate threat
Janowski vs Steinitz, 1898 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 0-1 Black's K walks over to safety
Chigorin vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Pseudo-Arab # next p. 67 Vuckovic
Gunsberg vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 50 moves, 1-0

KGA. Fischer Defense (C34) 1-0 Black witch rides her broom
L Day vs J Berry, 1975 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 1-0 Castle by hand; gain time on Q
Schlechter vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var(C34) 0-1This game does not disappoint
Robson vs Bacrot, 2011 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1Reinfeld # puzzle
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 29 moves, 0-1

KGA Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 TWO Ns on the 3rd rank!!
G S Spreckley vs Mongredien, 1846 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 15 moves, 0-1

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy is coming!
Hebden vs Nunn, 1979 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

KGA Salvio Gambit (C37) 0-1 # w/a passed pawn
Itze vs H Reinle, 1925 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

A quick Queen trap w/aid of a pin. Gambiteers must know this!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

KGA Muzio, Wild Muzio G. (C37) 0-1 There's a rat in the kitchen
NN vs J H Sarratt, 1810 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Variants / KGA Muzio Gambit (000) 1-0 Sacs into Double B Mate!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 6 of The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas by C. Scheerer
Fedorov vs Ivanchuk, 2001 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1 Immediate K walk
Bird vs Gossip, 1873 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin Var (C42) 1-0 Sharp
Anand vs Kramnik, 1998 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Advance (C44) 0-1 Now that's Queen harrassment!
G Dufresne vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C45) Scotch Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening (C44) 1-0 A good tussle of time in chess
Horwitz vs Harrwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Na4 Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Pins beget connected Ps
A Bonte vs L Miron, 2011 
(C45) Scotch Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Check out the rest of Casey's games (he's Sheroff on this site)
M Craven vs K Casey, 1994 
(C45) Scotch Game, 18 moves, 0-1

G32The Modern Chess Instructor: Part I by W. Steinitz. 21st ed.
J Minchin vs W Wayte, 1866 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch, Schmidt 5.Bg5?! (C45) 0-1 White moves 2 minors too much
I P Ferreres vs A Nuevo Perez, 1992 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Unusual Scotch, Potter Variation (C45) 0-1 Unpin, King walk
M Ahn vs T Ruck, 2007 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo Variation (C45) 1-0 Watch f2
J Langreck vs C Boor, 1998 
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 0-1 Bxf2+
Oral vs R Manafi, 1992
(C45) Scotch Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Scotch, Classical. Intermezzo Var(C45) 0-1Black 0-0-0 w/extra P
Z Varga vs Tkachiev, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Annotated by Steinitz: "Mr Gossip deserves the highest praise"
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo Variation (C45) 1-0 Blunder
Nisipeanu vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Na4 Schmidt Var(C45) 1-0Bxf2+ spiced it up, but no
S Lakinska vs J Farrugia, 2012 
(C45) Scotch Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Nice Zugzwang
Tylor vs Lasker, 1936 
(C49) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ML (C50) 0-1 Kside attack
Shaked vs Kaidanov, 1993 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Morphy Attk (C51) 0-1 N&Q sac opens h-file Greco#
NN vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Main Line (C51) 0-1 Q sac, Greco's Mate
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Pierce Def (C52) 1-0 Blindfold Arabian # w/Q
Blackburne vs Corlett, 1871  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Center Holding Var (C53) 0-1Sham R sac
R Gorski vs Arjen Pragt, 2000 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo c3, d3 (C53) 0-1 Philidor's Legacy w/B assist
J M Hanham vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening (C55) 1/2-1/2 Symmetrical
A Dounia vs Geller, 1980 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening(C55) 0-1 Lawn mower mate
D J Ledger vs Hebden, 2004 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Italian, Two Knights Def. Perreux Var (C55) 1-0 Kingdom to Kdom
Anderssen vs de Riviere, 1859 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 0-1 Pins
B Abramovic vs Mikhalchishin, 1993 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Deutz Gambit (C55)1-0 91-year old handles isolani
Koltanowski vs M Stobbe, 1994 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Two Knights Def. Lolli Attack (C57) 1-0 Change-up
K Williams vs D Vecanski, 2000
(C57) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Tartakower and DuMont's book (100 Master Games of Modern Chess)
Z Rutka vs J Vesely, 1949 
(C57) Two Knights, 11 moves, 0-1

Shirov uses the Wilkes-Barre (Traxler) ... and DEVASTATES!!!
I Efimov vs Shirov, 1991 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def B Check (C58) 1-0 d4 saves the day
Dufresne vs Von Der Lasa, 1850 
(C58) Two Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical. Cordel Gambit (C64) 0-1All 8 Ps remain
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Beverwijk Var (C65) 0-1 Attack on f2
A Zapata vs Gulko, 1987
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Beverwijk 6.Nxf7 (C65) 0-1Non-stop action!
A Kuznetsov vs Spassky, 1960 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Spanish Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Threats; up the exchange
Caruana vs Kramnik, 2012 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 0-1 Tactical V
M Brody vs Chigorin, 1900 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1Overworked
A Farahat vs Aronian, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

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

26 ... Re8-e2!! attacks White c2-queen supporting defender
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Archangelsk (C78) 0-1 Weak back rank
Stellwagen vs R Janssen, 2005
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Main Lines (C80) 1-0 Trapped Rook
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1-0

The en prise Black Q plays 33...Qc2! and the White K runs away!
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Heap on the fortress
Lasker vs H R Bigelow, 1926 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 19 moves, 0-1

A classic example of "grace under pressure",
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Placid Spanish game becomes mutual king hunt.
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Simul exhibition
Kasparov vs A Sheransky, 1996 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1 Power Chess!
S Kristjansson vs Caruana, 2008 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Guimard Def Main Line (C04) 0-1 22...?
Ljubojevic vs R Gunawan, 1983 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 26 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Simul Lolli's Mate
Karpov vs J Cox, 1982 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1 Spearhead pin
K McEwan vs S Williams, 2003 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Chistyakov Def (C07) 0-1 Central thrust
I Veinger vs Korchnoi, 1986
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 8 in Irving Chernev's The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1Bxf2+ Decoy N+ Unpin
Westerhuis vs Vinagre, 1989 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 10 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 Clever mating net
M Romi vs Keres, 1936 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 0-1

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 N triple fork
Polyak vs Boleslavsky, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 0-1 B pair edge
J C Sterk vs S Landau, 1939 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Advance (C08) 0-1 Exchange Sac!
E Bebchuk vs Bronstein, 1974 
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 24 moves, 0-1

French Def. Classical. Swiss Var (C11) 0-1 Black insurgents
Dus Chotimirsky vs Rubinstein, 1905 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 0-1

French Defense: McCutcheon (C12) 0-1 Debut beats world champ
Steinitz vs McCutcheon, 1885 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def Classical. Tartakower Var (C13) 1-0 Know thy Houdini
R W Smith vs R Hart, 2009 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Richter Attk (C13) 1-0 Insufficient comp
Charousek vs Maroczy, 1895 
(C13) French, 15 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Fingerslip Kunin Double Gambit (C15) 1/2-
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1901 
(C15) French, Winawer, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portuguese Opening: General (C20) 0-1 White grabs Ps before 0-0
G Vescovi vs I Sokolov, 1995 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted 2 Knights Def (C21) 1-0 Sacs on f7, f2
M S From vs E Schallopp, 1867 
(C21) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Casual game 1883 · Danish Gambit: General (C21) 0-1 16...?
J Schwarz vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C21) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 20: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
J Mieses vs Chigorin, 1906 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

B's Opening: Thorold Gambit (C23) 0-1 is likely 1-0 Stockfish
W C Spens vs De Vere, 1867 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Philidor's Legacy w/a pair of knights
J Ban vs Csirjak, 1941 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Vienna, Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0 Sacs on f6!
M Reichel vs G Antoszkiewicz, 1990
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 0-1 Arkhipov links
M A Kislov vs S N Arkhipov, 1981 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 0-1 Exposed K
Fidelity vs K G Shirazi, 1986 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Stanley. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0Smothered#
Alekhine vs Goluvsky, 1930 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Q sacrifice, rob the pin
NN vs G Mow, 1909 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Ns & Bs abound!
J Amidon vs G S G Patterson, 1949 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

KGD. Classical (C30) 0-1 Pawn+ deflects K from protecting Q
Trattner vs P C Gibbs, 1955 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Game 87: Chess Highlights of the 20th Century by Graham Burgess
Stoltz vs Spielmann, 1932 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

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

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1 +, +
Sachs vs D Gedult, 1971 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

KGD: Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1
J Balogh vs G Nagy, 1914 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 0-1

Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 0-1Danger
Hebden vs Nunn, 1987 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31) 1-0 Promo #!
H Heyermans vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 22 moves, 0-1

Hypermodern founders play the king of gambits!! C32 1-0 19
Reti vs Breyer, 1918 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

KGA. Tumbleweed (C33) 0-1 Royal skewer+
Nash vs Jim Jordan, 1979 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 0-1 Pawn roller
A Gohle vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA. B's Gambit Maurian Def (C33) 0-1Black infiltrates, + lurks
Flamberg vs Duras, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Accepted. Tumbleweed (C33) 1-0 Correspondence
H Howe vs W Beers, 1940 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Var (C33) 0-1 DEFLECTION
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA. Cunningham Def McCormick Def (C35) 1-0 Greek Gift declined
A Filipowicz vs A Tarnowski, 1962 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1 Which passer makes it?
Tukmanski vs Rajzman, 1976 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

KGA. Modern Def 4.c6 (C36) 0-1 Kside crusher
K Muchnik vs N Bakulin, 1967 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 1-0 Q+ & forks
M Lange vs W Paulsen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Paulsen Def (C39) 0-1Royal fork, K walk
Mackenzie vs Paulsen, 1861 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Kolisch Def (C39) 0-1 Clobbering Corres
Kendernai vs J Spodny, 1966 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

KGA Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 1-0 Daring Q sac
Lasker vs H K Walker, 1902 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Rice Gambit (C39) 1/2- Standard Q+ perp
Alekhine vs V Zhukovsky, 1906 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bronstein Attk (C40) 0-1 Batteries b
H Kloss vs E J Diemer, 1959 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense 3.Nxe5 Nc6 (C40) 0-1 Masterful!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1876 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Gunderam Defense: 2...Qe7?! (C40) 0-1 Not found in Lev's books
Alburt vs Kupreichik, 1971 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def 3.c3 f5 Countergambit (C41) 0-1Lead in development
Vladimir Lepeshkin vs E Terpugov, 1959 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def (C41) 0-1 3 minors produce Blackburne's Mate!
Lombardy vs D H Campora, 1994 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Aggressive!
Ljubojevic vs S Makarichev, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

...very tricky tactics and real streetfighter stuff.
Kramnik vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack. Center Attack (C43) 0-1 Combo!
Huebner vs A S Segal, 1969 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0Out on a limb
H Tohirjonova vs G Al-khulaifi, 2010
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

P-K4 Tayler Opening. Inverted Hanham (C44) 1-0 Shootout!
Pachman vs Nezhmetdinov, 1954 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Def (C44) 0-1 Compare dark-squared Bs
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 68 'The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time' by John Emms
Kasparov vs Short, 1993 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit (C45) 1-0 Mate threat & hanging pieces
S Dowd vs J Roscher, 1990
(C45) Scotch Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical 7.g3 (C45) 1-0 backward f2 pawn
P Charbonneau vs Bacrot, 2004 
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance (C45) 0-1 Raking Bishops
J Pinedo vs Anderssen, 1861
(C45) Scotch Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 0-1 Wild attacks
J Moeller vs Maroczy, 1907 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

The Fireside Book of Chess [Game 68] Simul Exhibitions, p. 223
J Mieses vs A Fuchs, 1923 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Four Knts Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 0-1Immediate Kside fire
Rudensky vs Gribin, 1957 
(C47) Four Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 f4? Greco's Mate
NN vs V Kahn, 1941 
(C47) Four Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

4 Knights Game: Spanish. Symmetrical (C49) 0-1 Diagonal strikes
Sveshnikov vs Yusupov, 1979 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 TN 9. ... d5? as per CG
A Shilov vs Keres, 1935 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 51 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian 4 Knights (C50) 0-1Brutal sac attack
H Kloos vs Anderssen, 1861 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50) 0-1 Q sac mating attack
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1853
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo (C50) 0-1 Hammerin' the 3rd!
M Silon vs O Budis, 2000
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Italian Four Knights (C50) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Ulrich Lang vs R Gralla, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 24 in 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Dufresne vs Harrwitz, 1847 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

C51 1-0 26 Very Wylde game
Blackburne vs Wylde, 1875 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed (C53) 0-1 17...?
W M Popert vs Cochrane, 1841 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 Mysterious move
Von Scheve vs Teichmann, 1907 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 16 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C54) 0-1 Meaty3
A Kornev vs E Inarkiev, 2006 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 No Trade
W So vs Anand, 2020 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening(C55) 0-1 2units out-of-play
R Pert vs Hebden, 2001
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack (C55) 1-0 Battle for 1st place
Chigorin vs Charousek, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Italian, 2 Knts Def. Traxler Counterattk B sac (C57) 0-1 Simul
Fischer vs Robert Henry / Robert Thacker, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 31 moves, 0-1

2 Knights Def. Traxler Counterattk Knight sac line (C57) 0-1 !!
J Cesena vs J Dyke, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: 2 Knts Def. Traxler Cntrattk N sac line (C57) 0-1
I Braskin vs L Simchen, 1989 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

Italian, 2Knts Def. Traxler Cntrattk B sac line (C57) 0-1 Q sac
V Konstantinov vs V Seredenko, 1962
(C57) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

#4620 in Laszlo Polgar's Brick (Q sac for Mayet's # after Bf3)
D MacMurray vs A S Kussman, 1937 
(C57) Two Knights, 13 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Defense. Polerio, Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 K walk
Fomenko vs L Radchenko, 1967 
(C59) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 0-1 Action packed Kside assaults
Zaitsev vs Timchenko, 1956 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Two hogs on the 2nd
G W Medley vs Morphy, 1858 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 P grabber gets shot down
NN vs R Stienen, 1990 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Devastating Discovered+
H C Mees vs Jacques Davidson, 1910 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange (C68) 0-1 Like attempting kung fu vs Bruce Lee
J Richman vs Fischer, 1963 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 0-1 Brilliant!!
Bagirov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1961 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 41 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen Var (C77) 1-0 Blindfold thriller
Morozevich vs Shirov, 2004 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 59 in "The Art of the Checkmate" by Renaud & Kahn
NN vs Tarrasch, 1932 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

Discovered Check answered w/a Discovered Check!!
A Visitor vs H J Macthomas Thoms, 1924 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Riga Var (C80) 0-1 Snug as a bug in a rug!
M Borriss vs U Kersten, 2007 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Dilworth Var (C82) 0-1 tpstar notes
D Flores vs G Papp, 2001 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 0-1 Fabulous Q sac under duress
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2007 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 686 in Chess Informant Best Games 601-700
Z Almasi vs Khalifman, 1997 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Original Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Return Fire!
J W te Kolste vs Loman, 1921 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Original Marshall Attk (C89) 0-1Recapture w/Check
L Steiner vs K Helling, 1928 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 18 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: Keene Var (B00) 0-1 Notes by Raymond Keene
E Mortensen vs Keene, 1976  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Italian set-up vs Rat/Pirc Def (B07) 0-1 Black hits f2, h2
K Klaman vs Ufimtsev, 1947 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Mikenas Var (B00) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 28...?
Neo Zhu vs Shabalov, 2017 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 Mieses 6.Nge2 Nbd7 (B01) 0-1 N double attack
W A Bills vs E McCormick, 1955 
(B01) Scandinavian, 19 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5, Bg4, Nc6 (B01) 0-1 Rxf2 sac arranges pin
C Davidson vs G Berner, 1972
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal - Resembles French Exch (B03) 0-1 U10
B Vioreanu vs G Guseinov, 1994 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Criss-Cross Mate
A Brkic vs F Meng, 2005
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 55 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Geller's System (B06) 0-1 She's a beauty!
M Bagdasarova vs K Rybenko, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 15 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06) 0-1 Qless MG w/action
M J R White vs G Buckley, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06) · 0-1
J Dueball vs Huebner, 1970
(B06) Robatsch, 36 moves, 0-1

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

Caro-Kann Def Exchange. Rubinstein Var (B13) 0-1Invade 3rd rank
E Zanan vs S P Rahul, 2019 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Modern ML (B17) 1-0 racing wing Ps
Kramnik vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 60 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.b3 Variation (B20) 0-1 Discovery punishes P grabbing
D Herman vs Z Izoria, 2003
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1Harassing Black Bs
A A Bykhovsky vs Antoshin, 1959
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21) 0-1 Raking Bishops
Von Der Lasa vs Anderssen, 1846 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin (B22) 0-1 A pin & a pair of Black Ns!
G Makropoulos vs I Bilek, 1977
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed Bc5 (B23) 0-1 Royal family fork#
A Hugaert vs B Gundavaa, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 0-1

Sic Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Sweet polka dancing platypuses!
J Diaz vs D Freeman, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly Variation (B28) 0-1The Magician from Riga
Klevetzki vs Tal, 1952 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sic Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto Var (B31) 0-1 Qxf2+
M Cetkovic vs Velimirovic, 1962 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 9 in Understanding Chess: Move by Move by John Nunn
Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Vukovic's #
E Torre vs Ljubojevic, 1976 
(B33) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 1-0 Wild Qs!
A Shomoev vs R Mamedov, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon. Modern Bc4 Variation (B35) 0-1 Cozio's Mate
Ivkov vs Larsen, 1964 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B49) 0-1Notes by R. Keene
P Almond vs Keene, 1964  
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Classical General (B72) 0-1 17...?
Schmaltz vs A Vouldis, 2002 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 54 moves, 0-1

Sic Najdorf. Goteborg (Argentine) (B98) 0-1 Pro Bono
B Robertie vs G Bono, 1976 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: 4 Knights. Exchange (000) 0-1 Fire on the f-file
Vigdorchik vs Alekhine, 1914 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 0-1 Tactics!
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Odd 2.Ne2 etc. (B10) 0-1 Nxf2, Bxf2, pin
J M Hodgson vs Adianto, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Two Knights Attack (B10) 0-1 Remove the Guard
S Fedorchuk vs A Donchenko, 2015
(B10) Caro-Kann, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.b3 (B20) 0-1 "a sort of double-barrelled blunder"
Kieseritzky vs Anderssen, 1851 
(B20) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Swiss Cheese Var (B42) 1-0 Blunder
Caruana vs N Grandelius, 2011 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Back ranker coming
I Nepomniachtchi vs A Firouzja, 2020 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Def: French Variation. Normal (B40) 0-1 Raking Bishops
Ujtumen vs N Gaprindashvili, 1971 
(B40) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicil Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Chelyabinsk Var (B33) 0-1blitz
Aslan Dogukan vs Carlsen, 2020  
(B33) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

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

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1 choked
S Kakulia vs I Karim, 2012
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 54 moves, 0-1

3...Qa5 Defense: Main Lines (B01) 0-1
O Roething vs S Stadelman, 1911 
(B01) Scandinavian, 27 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine Defense: Scandinavian 3.e5 Nd7 French-like (B02) 1-0
I Rogers vs F Delay, 1985 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Exchange Queens or Die!
Nakamura vs D Dubov, 2020 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal (B45) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Tseshkovsky vs Kasparov, 1981 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 25 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 0-1 Pushing pawns before castling?
S Hamalainen vs S Keskinen, 2001 
(B30) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

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