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Promotions/Attempts, Some Better Than Others
Compiled by trh6upsz
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It's a lot like asking a woman out on a date. Your pawn structure and tempo definitely have an affect on the result.

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 1-0 Promotion battle
Wilson vs Blecher, 1858
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Quade Gambit (C37) 1-0 15.?
J Seoane vs I Prieto, 1986 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Colle System Ne5 Stonewall (D05) 1-0 U.S. Open
D Root vs S Rubin, 1991 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10) 1-0 Q trap
Smyslov vs S Schweber, 1966 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical. Stonewall Var (A95) 0-1 Promotion
Keller-Hermann vs N Hruskova-Belska, 1949 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 78 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian. Advance Var (B00) 1-0
S Bernstein vs H R Morris, 1940
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Exchange Var (B03) 0-1 B pair vs R pair
D Coleman vs T Hillarp Persson, 1999 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Czech Def both 0-0-0 (B07) 1-0 Nxf7 is immune
Keres vs Ufimtsev, 1967 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 5 in 'The Blockade' by Aron Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Spielmann, 1920 
(C02) French, Advance, 60 moves, 1-0

KGA. Modern Def (C36) 1-0 Q sacrifices here and there
L Svenonius vs M Levertin, 1876 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 0-1 White can't win w/two Qs
R Franz vs Mayet, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 1-0 Stockfish notes
W So vs Yu Yangyi, 2019 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. Max Lange Attack Ng5 (C55) 1-0 Long K hunt
Kolisch vs R Steel, 1861 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 237 in 'Soviet Chess 1917-1991' by Andrew Soltis
Short vs Ivanchuk, 1989 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Gedult Gambit (D00) 1-0Q sac for promo
A E Blackmar vs A Lapeyre, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

QGA. Classical Def. Alekhine System ML (D29) 1-0 Outside passer
Kiriakov vs I Krush, 2001 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

Game 171 in The Guinness Book of Chess GMs by William Hartston
Petrosian vs Portisch, 1974 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 38 in 'A Passion for Chess' by Reuben Fine
Reshevsky vs Fine, 1938 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Transposes from a Bogo; Sac to create a passer
Petrosian vs Kholmov, 1982 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

QID: Classical. Traditional Var (E17) 0-1 Promotion
I Maris vs H de Groot, 2013 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

KID: Four Pawns Attack. Normal Attack (E77) 0-1 Sacs to promote
V Shulman vs Petrosian, 1967 
(E77) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio Ret vs Polish Def (A04) 0-1Black has lengthy initiative
Ravi Rakshitta vs S Maze, 2020 
(A04) Reti Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Copycat Dble Fianchettoes (A04) 1-0 No easy finish
Smyslov vs O Castro, 1976 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Rubinstein Var (A84) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Harrwitz vs Morphy, 1858  
(A84) Dutch, 54 moves, 0-1

QGD Bg5 Dutch Stonewall Bd6 (A84) 0-1 Sac for promotion
V Da Vilhete vs E Lin, 2014
(A84) Dutch, 75 moves, 0-1

Game 88 in The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time by J. Emms
F Braga vs Timman, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attk. Modern Def (B13) 1-0 Stockfish; 24.?
Dake vs Alekhine, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed. Botvinnik Defense I Edge Var (B25) 0-1
L Day vs S Barbeau, 1980
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 0-1

Game 129 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by J. Watson
Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Hugely mistaken notes admitted
Ding Yixin vs Tan Zhongyi, 2012 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Modern (B83) 0-1 Exch Sac
Geller vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(B83) Sicilian, 72 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Classical General (B83) 0-1 55...?
H Munoz Sotomayor vs H Salazar Jacob, 1990 
(B83) Sicilian, 59 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Main Line Brilliancy (B99) 1-0 24.?
V Lyukmanov vs D Jabot, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 30 moves, 1-0

French Def: Horwitz Attk. Papa-Ticulat Gambit (C00) 1-0 I'll Be
T Gelashvili vs G Mahia, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance Var 7.Be2 Nf5 (C02) 0-1
L Barden vs P N Wallis, 1949
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

French Def: Advance 6.a3 c4 ML (C02) 0-1 2-for-1 Rook, & N fork
D Provost vs K Spraggett, 1979 
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz Var (C11) 0-1 Video link
Vitiugov vs J van Foreest, 2020 
(C11) French, 62 moves, 0-1

Danish G. Declined, Sorensen Def (C21) 0-1 Hook? No, Uppercut!
J Perlis vs Blackburne, 1907 
(C21) Center Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Mieses Variation (C45) 0-1 20...?
Macieja vs H Kallio, 1999 
(C45) Scotch Game, 60 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Mieses Var (C45) 1-0 Unpreventable Back Ranker
J S Christiansen vs D Makhnyov, 2017
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1-0 U12 allows a passer?
M Boudechiche vs A Debbeche, 2000 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 56 moves, 1-0

Queen + 2 pawns vs. queen
Winawer vs Charousek, 1896 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

G26: The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
Bondarevsky vs Smyslov, 1946 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 42 moves, 0-1

P-Q4 Zukertort Var (D02) 1-0Stockfish notes; Famous puzzle 47.?
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 1-0 Center struggle produces passer
J P Wallace vs D Gormally, 2006
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Def: Rubinstein System (D33) 1-0 Ambitious Rooks!
O Chajes vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 42 in Bobby Fischer Rediscovered by Andrew Soltis
Berliner vs Fischer, 1963 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange Var (D41) 1/2-1/2 A race
Carlsen vs J Xiong, 2020 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

QID Fianchetto. Check Var Intermezzo Line (E15) 1-0 Promo race
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

KID: Classical Fianchetto (E67) 1-0 Protected passer
Rossolimo vs L Barden, 1949 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 54 moves, 1-0

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

French Def: Advance. Main Line (C02) 1-0 blitz positional Q sac
M Vachier-Lagrave vs R Rapport, 2019 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1/2-1/2 Correspondence
San Diego vs Washington, 1929
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 1-0 Extra pawns
Dubois vs Dufresne, 1863
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical Var (A84) 0-1 Remove the Guard
Reti vs K Havasi, 1912 
(A84) Dutch, 41 moves, 0-1

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

French Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Albin-Chatard G. (C13) Stalemate
Albin vs Csank, 1890 
(C13) French, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack BxNf6 exBf6 w/g6 (A45) 0-1 2 White Q's lose
C Depasquale vs P Chan, 1986 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: Normal Var (D45) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
C Bauer vs Gelfand, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 43 moves, 0-1

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

English Opening: Great Snake Variation (A10) 1-0 Zwischenzug
S J Solomon vs R Nanjo, 2004 
(A10) English, 45 moves, 1-0

QID: Kasparov-Petrosian Variation. Main Line (E12) 0-1 55...?
B Adhiban vs Eljanov, 2017 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

Alekseenko's Best
Karjakin vs K Alekseenko, 2019 
(A06) Reti Opening, 89 moves, 0-1

"Sing a Song of Six Pawns" (game of the day May-26-2018)
Carlsen vs Jakovenko, 2016 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 53 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Four Pawns Attack (B03) 1-0 Immortal Rook Sacrif
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Uncommon P-K4 Opening / Robatsch (B00) 1-0 Correction
T Gelashvili vs Jobava, 2002 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 69 moves, 1-0

Bogo-Indian Def: Nimzowitsch Var (E11) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Mecking vs J Gonzalez, 2002
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 58 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

Sicilian Najdorf. Anti-English (B90) 0-1 Kside staircase promo
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 0-1

French Defense: 2.Qe2 Chigorin Var (C00) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1893 
(C00) French Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1 Promotion
Burn vs Englisch, 1887 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ML (C53) 0-1 Passers
N Rosenthal vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 56 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

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

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Pile on the Pin/7th rank
Rublevsky vs Jobava, 2001
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 42 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

QGD: Semi-Tarrasch Def. Exchange Var (D41) 1-0 44.?
F Olafsson vs Unzicker, 1970 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 47 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening vs Bg7 & Bg4 (A06) Black invades, White scrambles
Miles vs Murey, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Advance (B12) 1-0 Qside majority produces passer
Nisipeanu vs R Dableo, 2004
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

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

Old Benoni. Russian Var (A44) 1-0 Heavy pieces cross pin
Fine vs Santasiere, 1935 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Blumenfeld Var (D49) 1-0 mutual passers
C Kottnauer vs Kotov, 1946 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 55 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: General (A43) 0-1 Closed center, Kside P storm, Pin
Emmanuel Perez vs E J Diemer, 1959
(A43) Old Benoni, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Najdorf (B90) 1-0 P race yields 2 Qs vs 2 Qs
Subramaniyam H Bharath vs Zhou Jianchao, 2020 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 74 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

Reti Opening: Reti Gambit (A09) 0-1 zingers passed by
C Monroy vs T Nabaty, 2013 
(A09) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack 4 Pawns (B21) 1-0 extra piece
Kramnik vs A Chjumachenko, 1987 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Leningrad. Matulovic Var (A89) 0-1 Pawn storm
A Kremenietsky vs T Rendle, 2000 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Boleslavsky Var (B59) 0-1 Promotion next
K Muchnik vs L Shamkovich, 1961 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 55 moves, 0-1

QGD: Vienna. Quiet Var (D44) 1-0 Bold combo for connected Ps
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2001 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

A classic "co-linear" move
Yifan Hou vs S Andriasyan, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 44 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

Odd f3 Stonewall Attack (D00) 1-0 Black underpromotion won't do
Marshall vs Alapin, 1908 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense / Hippo (B00) 0-1 Flight of the h-pawn
B De Jong-Muhren vs N Gaprindashvili, 2007 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 75 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 apple bite 37...?
NN vs Cochrane, 1822 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal Ba3, Bb3 (C50) 1-0
Radjabov vs Bacrot, 2011 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 48 moves, 1-0

The game is printed in The Times, 2 Jan 1951, p. 6.
O'Kelly vs L Barden, 1950 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Defense: Normal. King's Knight Var (E60) 1-0 34.?
Krogius vs Jansa, 1965 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Middlegame Combinations by Peter Romanovsky
K Sterk vs Marshall, 1912 
(C49) Four Knights, 29 moves, 1-0

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

French Defense: Advance. Milner-Barry Gambit Qxe5 (C02) 0-1
T Gossell vs Y Shulman, 2002
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

French Def: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1 Connected passers
G A Thomas vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 75 moves, 0-1

QGA: Classical Def. Alekhine System ML (D29) 1-0 Brilliancy!!
Kiril D Georgiev vs Dlugy, 1983 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 40 moves, 1-0

Catalan, Open, Classical line (E05) 0-1 Exchange Sac Attack!
E Cordova vs A Riazantsev, 2020 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Hungarian vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A00) 0-1 Kside P storm
R Tischbierek vs Chekhov, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B78) 1-0 Hot water for both Ks
J Rowson vs D Tan, 2002 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 29 moves, 1-0

Benoni-Indian Def. Kside move order (A43) 0-1 Discovery on diag
L Roberts vs J Sarfati, 1998 
(A43) Old Benoni, 21 moves, 0-1

English vs Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 0-1 Clear the way
O Badelka vs Zhou Jianchao, 2020
(A13) English, 31 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

(35) Battles Royal of the Chessboard by R.N. Coles
Capablanca vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicil Scheveningen. Classical/Hedgehog (B84) 0-1 Central Passer
W Schubert vs Suba, 1986 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 41 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. New York System (A12) 1-0 Underpromo
S Bogdanovich vs Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy, 2017 
(A12) English with b3, 86 moves, 1-0

"The Scrapes of Rath" (game of the day Oct-20-2005)
U Rath vs L D Evans, 1981 
(A14) English, 42 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Exch. Classical Var (D86) 1-0 Q sac for passer
Larsen vs B Soderborg, 1957
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 40 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

polygamy and underpromotion in the same game
Shen Yang vs Zhou Jianchao, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 114 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Var (B12) 1-0 Blitz
Nunn vs C Laplaza, 1992
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Sarratt Attack Qc1 vs Qb6 (D00) 1-0 Which passer survives?
I Miladinovic vs C Kleijn, 2017
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Wing Gambit (C00) 1-0 Bxh7+, Ng5+ etc.
P Corbin vs B Gebregziabher, 2008 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Queen's Knight Var (A85) 1-0 tactical flourish
G Welling vs J A Nilssen, 1997 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch Bg4-Ne5 (A03) 1-0 Hungry Pawn
L Nicholls vs R L Perry, 2016
(A03) Bird's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attk. Modern ML (C89) 0-1 Sarfati notes
M Sonter vs J Sarfati, 2005  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 42 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attk (C56) 0-1Useless Qs
A N Rubinsztein vs H Winkler, 1983 
(C56) Two Knights, 40 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Def: Three Knights. Hungarian Var (D93) 0-1 Ps disapp
Byrk vs Litvinov, 1970 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 35 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Geller Gambit (D15) 1-0 Publish this!
A Sandrin vs J C Barnes, 1954 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Closed St. George Bb7 vs Bg2 (B25) 0-1 Qside passers
F Steil-Antoni vs Kosteniuk, 2009 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Central Var (C64) 1-0 Zugzwang
G N Gopal vs Lenderman, 2008 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 81 moves, 1-0

"Are you smarter than a fifth-grader?"
Carlsen vs P N Royset, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Schlechter Def (E52) 0-1 Black has the pressure
P Maletin vs A Riazantsev, 2014 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. Classical (B84) 0-1 Promotion won't
M Bagi vs V Zvjaginsev, 2019 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 61 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Monster Passed Pawns
McShane vs Kramnik, 2011 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

Reti Opening (A04) 1-0 Commanding White queen!
R Jumabayev vs S Chanda, 2020 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Two Knights Line (A37) 0-1 P race
W Schinzel vs A Planinc, 1979 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 72 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C14) 1-0 Impressive wings
Li Shilong vs Huang Qiming, 2005 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

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

"The Jury is Out" (game of the day Dec-27-2017)
J Grachev vs V Akselrod, 2001 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 58 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line (C11) 1-0 QvsR
Shirov vs Timman, 2004 
(C11) French, 100 moves, 1-0

60...g1=N to prevent a fork
Aranov vs Karpov, 1962 
(C10) French, 71 moves, 0-1

K's English. Troger Def (A21) 1/2-1/2 Don't jump to conclusions
Igor Ivanov vs Kupreichik, 1979 
(A21) English, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

QID: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15) 0-1
Skembris vs T Gelashvili, 2004
(E15) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Normal Var (B45) 1-0 Q sac w/windmill
L'Ami vs Van Wely, 2017 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 0-1 promotion
Kasparian vs Korchnoi, 1952 
(C49) Four Knights, 44 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 promotion
S Chanda vs V Gunina, 2016
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 45 moves, 1-0

English Def (A10) 0-1 resembles Matovinsky Gambit, Owen Defense
R Burnett vs J Kraai, 2004 
(A10) English, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf. Opocensky Traditional Line (B92) 0-1 34...?
N Delgado Ramirez vs L Dominguez, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Classical. Zukertort Gambit (C64) 0-1entertaining
M Schlosser vs Anand, 1990 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav, Botvinnik System. Lilienthal (D44) 0-1 Kside roller
Beliavsky vs Kramnik, 1993 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

A Kovacevic vs Drasko, 1998
(C18) French, Winawer, 60 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Scheveningen. English Attack (B80) 1-0 Four Qs
B Socko vs Sasikiran, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 89 moves, 1-0

Game 146 in 'The World's Great Chess Games' by Reuben Fine
G A Thomas vs Flohr, 1939 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 68 moves, 1-0

English vs Agincourt Def. Catalan Def (A13) 0-1 overworked pawn
L Christiansen vs J N Jacobs, 1974 
(A13) English, 27 moves, 0-1

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