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* Checkmate brevities: Game Collection: Art of Checkmate

* One Game Shy: Game Collection: 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-45 Alekhine

* Wallnuts: Game Collection: WANA's Sicilian games

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B20) 1-0 Legall's Mate extended
T Behlau vs H Krueger, 1987 
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1/2-? Psychology vs the WC
D Smerdon vs Carlsen, 2016 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Game 115 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman
Bisguier vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Fianchetto (B24)1-0 A masterpiece
L Day vs T Koliada, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed vs Reversed Botvinnik System (B25) 1-0Rook Heat
K Areshchenko vs J Kavitha, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

KIA vs Reversed Botvinnik System (A07) 1-0 21.?
M Czerniak vs U Rueetschi, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

37.? from John Emms' Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book Set 1
H Hamdouchi vs M Bezold, 1999 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Dragon Bg4 (A07) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Nezhmetdinov vs Aronin, 1953 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
Schneider vs Schmidts, 1958 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def (B20) 0-1 Be2 Big Clamp disappears quickly
W Arencibia Rodriguez vs Akopian, 1993 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Bowdler Attack (B20) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
M Diamond vs Santasiere, 1922 
(B20) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: General, like a Center Game (B20) 1-0
J Mieses vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 15 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian vs. 2.Na3 (B20) 1-0 Paper Tiger is a wood pusher
E Nemeth vs Chess Tiger, 2001 
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Simul Exhibition
Lasker vs A Gadsby, 1908 
(B20) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit (B20) 0-1 Black tactics about the K
H R Bigelow vs Kupchik, 1929 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Remove defender w/raking Q&B
F Benitez vs Euwe, 1949 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Unpin, Bb5+ etc.
G Welling vs E Janse, 1988 
(B20) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Rob the pin
G Kadas vs E Paoli, 1976 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit Declined (B20) 1-0 Center cut
M R Hazlewood vs Fleming, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Carlsbad Var (B20) 0-1 Stockfish
Capablanca vs R T Black, 1911 
(B20) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Carlsbad Var (B20) 1-0 R gobblings
Marshall vs Saemisch, 1925 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit. Carlsbad Var (B20) 1-0 N misfire
Spielmann vs Colle, 1925 
(B20) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sic Wing Gambit. 4.axb4 Bxb4 Marshall (B20) 1-0 1-11 P moves
Alekhine vs E Frahm, 1933 
(B20) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20)1-0 N sac for Greco's #
Koltanowski vs D Saxton, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1 Q trap
A G Murphy vs C Witte, 1957 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 1-0
C Newick vs H McNabb, 1948 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall 5.Bb2 (B20) 1-0 2 hogs on 7th
A Zajarnyi vs V Malakhov, 1999 
(B20) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Wing Gambit. Abrahams Var (B20) 1-0
G Abrahams vs W Winter, 1946 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 96 in How to Reassess Your Chess by Jeremy Silman
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 3 piece sacs & R lift
Hartlaub vs Fleischer, 1913 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk. Tal Gambit (B21) 1-0 Pawns laugh
A R Andersen vs E Djurhuus, 2014 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk. Tal Gambit (B21) 0-1 Exhibition
A Valles vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.f4 McDonnell Attack. Tal Gambit (B21) 0-1 W misery
V Zhuravliov vs Yermolinsky, 1988 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: General f4, Be2 (B20) 1-0 Kside sac attack!
S Williams vs D Guthrie, 2017 
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) Both Ns bash Black
Blackburne vs Clare / Janssens, 1868 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra G (B21)1-0 Common open d-file K deflection
D Zardus vs A Steventon, 1986 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Siberian Trap
W Byrne vs R Rozycki, 1992 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Black Ns cross frontier
M Albano vs Matulovic, 1968 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1The Siberian Trap
G Rohit vs K Szabo, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

"That's a Morra!" (game of the day Nov-06-2012)
M Esserman vs V Martirosov, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Fianchetto Def (B21) 1-0 Blitz
M Dandridge vs D B Gurevich, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Larsen Def (B21) 0-1 note
Tom Allen vs E Schiller, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Scheveningen (B21) 1-0 blood on f7
J Yuchtman vs A Roizman, 1957 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen Formation (B21) 1-0
S Rubin vs P Prochaska, 1975 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen Formation (B21) 0-1
M Negele vs Kamsky, 2007 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Alapin-like (B21) 1-0 21.?
D Myers vs S Gschwendtner, 2015 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 25.?
Jiri Nun vs R Mozny, 1978 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0
Chiburdanidze vs O A Andreieva, 1973 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

Alapin Sicilian. Barmen Def Modern Line (B22) 1-0 Race for #
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 1-0

icilian Barmen Def vs 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 1-0 Q's retreats lose
Kramnik vs Piket, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 60 in Stein: Move by Move by Thomas Engqvist
Sveshnikov vs Stein, 1973 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0
S Erenburg vs D Mastrovasilis, 2001 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin 5.Nc3 Bg7 (B22) 1-0 Discovered+
S Levitsky vs G Helbach, 1905 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0 h-file sac attack!
Oral vs G Vescovi, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Stoltz Attack (B22) 1-0
V Zvjaginsev vs A Shariyazdanov, 2005 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 22.?
Schmittdiel vs T Ernst, 1987 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin 6.Qxd4 Nc6 (B22) 1-0 Effective Q raid
Mamedyarov vs Judit Polgar, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1 Weak squares
Cory Riegelhaupt vs Fishbein, 2011
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Def (B22) 1-0Sweet skewer -> Back rank#
W Chen vs K McDonald, 2013 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 0-1 blitz
M Hovhanisian vs G Guseinov, 2015
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicil Alapin. Barmen Def Central Exch (B22) 0-1Trades ease prsr
P List vs Edgars Krumins, 1936
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 1-0 12.RxNh5 gxRh5
Vladimir Lepeshkin vs Grishanin, 1959
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. General (B22) 0-1 Triangle Mate
L Cooper vs P K Wells, 2003
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Stoltz Attack Ivanchuk Line (B22) 0-1
R Vuillermoz vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2005
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. General (B22) 0-1 selfmate
M Mahjoob vs Miroshnichenko, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Alapin. Barmen Defense (B22) 1-0
Tseshkovsky vs A Istratescu, 1997 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 0-1Safety determines which way to capture
Alekhine vs E Cima, 1943 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0Stunned by the resignation
Alekhine vs J Podgorny, 1943 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin Var. General (B22) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates
Alapin vs Blackburne, 1901 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix Attk 5.Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Sac attack into discovered+
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed (B25) 1-0 USSR Championship
Smyslov vs G Ilivitsky, 1952 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed 6.f4 Nh6 (B25) 0-1 P fork wins a piece
Grigoriev vs V Panikovsky, 1972 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 14 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 San Diego
T Abrahamyan vs N Christiansen, 2006 
(B27) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 N pain in the arse
J W Naylor vs Wade, 1958
(B27) Sicilian, 24 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 26.?
V Ruehrig vs G Stertenbrink, 1984 
(B27) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0 back rank
Staunton vs NN, 1852 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Sic O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B23) HOLYMOLYKASMOLY
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack by Vladimir Vukovic, Chapter 1, p. 23
Keres vs W Winter, 1935 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

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 Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed Var (B29) 0-1 Trade Exch Sacs
A Planinc vs M Basman, 1974 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. Advance (B29) 1-0 Instructive Raking Bs
V Sozin vs Nekrasov, 1931 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Double ++ on open e-file is decisive
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B23) 0-1 Delicious Q sac, Discovered Double++
Svidler vs D Khismatullin, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Closed PsxNs (B23) 1-0 Heavy piece batteries
Marco Aurelio Zaror Cordeiro vs S Fedorchuk, 2015
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

"Give 'em the Runaround" (game of the day Jan-31-2017)
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nd4xBb5 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 1-0 Deflect the Defender
E Zude vs T Lowitz, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

A Bodnaruk vs V Gunina, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

I Nepomniachtchi vs E van Haastert, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

S Novikov vs Korotylev, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Tiviakov vs L Dek, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

G Jones vs Van Wely, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Rublevsky vs Grigoriants, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

G Jones vs D Abhishek, 2007 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

G Jones vs T Gelashvili, 2007 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Yermolinsky vs Shabalov, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Short vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

F Vallejo Pons vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

E Perelshteyn vs A Diamant, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Bologan, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs A Zhigalko, 2009 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attk. Schofman Var (B23) 1-0 diagonals
Weeramantry vs J Ortega Valle, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
Rozentalis vs J Cabrera Trujillo, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Rublevsky vs V Papin, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Var (B23) 1-0 blitz
Caruana vs Gelfand, 2010 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
A Fuderer vs R Beyen, 1958
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed Var (B23) 1-0 Stockfish notes
McShane vs R Wojtaszek, 2011 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 5.Bb5 (B23) 1-0 Black freaked out
Carlsen vs Topalov, 2011 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
Judit Polgar vs L Dominguez, 2011 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed (B23) 0-1Black octopus leads to smothered#
N J Fries-Nielsen vs J G Nicholson, 1981
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 Paper Tiger grabbed pawns
Plaskett vs T Hillarp Persson, 1998 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
V Gashimov vs I Cheparinov, 2011 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicil Grand Prix 5.Bc4 Bg7 (B23) 0-1 simul garbled scoresheet
W Groenegress vs Fischer, 1970  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 aggressive knight!
P Florescu vs I Ionica, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 47 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Wch U12
Aronian vs S Munizaba, 1993 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 2...d6 3.f4 Grand Prix Attk (B23) 1-0Pawn gifts
Nakamura vs W M Buehl, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nimzowitsch. Closed (B29) 1-0 Adolescent ambush
Lagno vs A Jakubowska, 2001 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nimzowitsch. ML (B29) 1-0 Spearhead->Philidor's Legacy
T Peine vs V Budde, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Better positionly
J Rowson vs S Williams, 2001 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 troubled rook
P Maghsoodloo vs Renato R Quintiliano Pinto, 2020 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicil Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Fishin' Pole Attk Declined
A Muzychuk vs M Sebag, 2020 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. Closed. Traditional (B23) 0-1 Routine castling
Steinitz vs H Voigt, 1885 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 12 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0 The Eig came first
Karl Pedersen vs G F Kane, 1972 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional (B25) 0-1 White has a Bad B
R Preotu vs J Wang, 2010
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed Traditional 8...NxBb3 (B25) 0-1 Heavy Artillery
S A Iuldachev vs Aronian, 2004 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Traditional 6.NxNd4 (B23) 1-0 Q-side tactics!
S A Iuldachev vs S J Solomon, 2004
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed. Traditional 4.BxNc6 (B25) 1-0 Mity Kside Attk!
N Mitkov vs S Smetankin, 2006
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Traditional 4.BxNc6 (B25) 1-0 Zwischenzug
S A Iuldachev vs A H T dos Santos Fier, 2006 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed Bb5-Bc4. Traditional (B25) 1-0 Blistering thrts
Y Gozzoli vs L Delorme, 2006 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Katalimov Variation (B27) 0-1 37...?
R Swinkels vs C Bauer, 2007 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Chekhover Qxd4 (B53) 1/2- Wrong colored Bishop EG
V Gashimov vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 Black did not castle
P Simacek vs R Britton, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 21 moves, 1-0

GP? David Rumens used this system w/great success in the 70's!
Short vs Yifan Hou, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 promote and mate w/new Q
A Illner vs D Klein, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 3 pieces on the 7th
Degraeve vs A Platel, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
V Rodriguez Garcia vs L Gardner, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
M R Venkatesh vs M A Saenz Narciso, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
R Polzin vs P Tzouganakis, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B23) 1-0pawns stripped in front of uncastled K
R Skytte vs T K Sorensen, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0
W Puntier Andujar vs M Merritt, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 eating f-pawns
Lenderman vs K W Troff, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 Open center
A Arribas Lopez vs M Chuvnik, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Artful Kside assault
K Shanava vs A Gurkin, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 Spearheads splinter
S Maze vs V Gandrud, 2013 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 World Cup
Jobava vs A Korobov, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed (B23) 1-0 World juniors
B Uysal vs A Asgarizadeh, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Var (B23) 1-0 Juniors
R Dimitrov vs N Grandadam, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed Var (B25) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Spassky vs Larsen, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 48 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 0-1 Raking Bishops!
C Dorrington vs S Williams, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 1-0 10.?
Bastrikov vs L Shamkovich, 1958 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon Variation (B23) 1-0
A Getz vs V C Shen, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 1-0
Tiviakov vs S Ravichandran, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def. UnClosed. Chameleon (B23) 1-0 Remove the Defender
J Mieses vs Breyer, 1920 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 0-1
Kasimdzhanov vs A Blodstein, 1993 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed /Grand Prix 5.Bb5+ Nd7 (B23) 1-0 Qa5+ forks Bb5
C Ratsimikatry vs N Faulks, 2008 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0
K Shanava vs L Vesely, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1? Seniors
H Gundersen vs O Bylino, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 heavy pieces finish
M Perunovic vs P Carlsson, 2012
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

As John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever."
Harikrishna vs Van Wely, 2013 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attk (B23) 0-1 Rob the pinned pawn
V Lilov vs O Todorov, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 pry open the center
H Danielsen vs Kresten Schmidt, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Juniors
R Dimitrov vs U Eliseev, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Sicil Closed 3.f4 a6 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.g4 b5 (B23) 1-0 long diagonal!
I Ivanisevic vs Marjanovic, 2013
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Passer allows capture
M Dean vs M Burrows, 2014
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 5Bc4 Grand Prix Attk. Schofman Var (B23) 0-1 Push back
J Edeling vs H Van Kooten, 2001 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Smyslov vs Taimanov, 1959 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 35...?
T Barbiso vs I U Basnayake, 2012 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 Q double attack
D McGlynn vs R Gashgarian, 2010
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian UnClosed/Dragon (B23) 1-0 Kside pawn storm; up a piece
D Le Goff vs A Rombaldoni, 2014
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Sic Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) or 2.c3 Alapin 1-0 Q trap
Fressinet vs M Al-Modiahki, 2014 
(B27) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Sicilian O'Kelly. Normal System Kan Line (B28) 1-0 N invades
L Pressman vs A King, 2014 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 11 moves, 1-0

Attacking 101 - Volume #5 by Joel Johnson
F Rhine vs NN, 2019 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 0-1 trick
Nakamura vs Ljubojevic, 2009 
(B27) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

B20 1-0 18 "Oh oh oh, Mate!" (game of the day Sep-14-2017)
A Kvicala vs NN, 1869 
(B20) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Lasker-Dunne Attack (B20) 0-1 "Knight-teen moves!"
P Potemkin vs Alekhine, 1912 
(B20) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def (B22) 1-0 Trampled by kNights
N Birtwistle vs S N Longson, 2009 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Staunton-Cochrane Variation (B20) 1-0 Q trap
B Wall vs Farmer, 1989 
(B20) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1 Castle mate!!
Robert S Robinson vs F Rhine, 2019 
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Sicilian vs Morphy Gambit. Andreaschek Gambit (B21)1-0Raking Bs
Klachko vs Chembrovsky, 1957
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Bad bishop & rook
M Eidelman vs R Lisboa, 1957
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Sideways Swallow Tail#
Yaroshevsky vs Bobolovitch, 1957 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Carlsen vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Scheveningen (B21) 1-0
I Nei vs Koblents, 1956 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 18 moves, 1-0

British Chess Magazine 2020 March...
Jansa vs A Sarana, 2019 
(B27) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Qh7+ spares her
G Garcia vs H Lehmann, 1965
(B27) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0Remove the Guard
Kholmov vs J Sikora-Lerch, 1979 
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Center Game-like (B20) 0-1 Ns entering camp
J Mieses vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 14 moves, 0-1

G14 The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames by Steve Giddins, pp.65-67
K Plater vs Botvinnik, 1947 
(B20) Sicilian, 62 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System (B28) 1-0 Open g-file
Tal vs J Fride, 1951 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 (B20) 0-1 Q decoy sac
O Strobl vs Breyer, 1921 
(B20) Sicilian, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Var (B20) 0-1 Stockfish
C Aravindh vs Carlsen, 2015 
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: 2.b3 Variation (B20) 1-0
K G Shirazi vs A S Zilberberg, 1986 
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed (B25) 1-0 R retreat traps the Black Q
Tian Tian vs Z Nemeth, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicil Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Paulsen Formation (B21) 1-0
J Puccini vs J P Gomez, 2015 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

Sic S-M Gambit (B21) Stock Bxf7+ Sac; the K is Overworked
F Rechi Perez vs E Grassi, 1986 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Royal family fork
B Wall vs K Saint Amant, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian vs. 2.Na3 (B20) 1-0 Like a winding mountain road
A Hagesaether vs R Ringor, 2008
(B20) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense 2.Na3?! (B20) 1-0 Some blunders are worse than
J Berger vs I Martinez Salomon, 1994
(B20) Sicilian, 14 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: 2.Na3?! (B20) 0-1 Dropped pawns
V Galuscak vs O Gritsak, 2010 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Black comes out swinging
Ermenkov vs S Hmadi, 1985 
(B20) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 1-0 Pin followed by N fork
N Gusev vs D Wiebe, 2011 
(B20) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Italian Gambit (B20) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ne5+, Qh5+, etc.
Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1855
(B20) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Pin Def (B21) 0-1 Royal threats
J Stopa vs Kosteniuk, 2011
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 32 moves, 0-1

Ugly White bishop free to a good home. B21 0-1 28
Harris vs Silman, 1978 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 0-1

34. Bd6! wins the Queen or Mates in two
D Howell vs G Kafka, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Closed 5.Bc4 GPA (B23) 1-0 Impressive Kside assault
J Aulin-Jansson vs H Isachsen, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Closed ...NxBd3 NxNd3 (B23) 1-0 N pair on 6th!!
R Skrobek vs A Kuligowski, 1978 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

(B25) Sicilian, Closed 0-1 Black's Rook robs the pin for mate!
C Orbaan vs H Kramer, 1950 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 Stupendous attack by White
S Sunyasakta vs S Gour, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 36 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed. Korchnoi Def (B23) 0-1Fred's Miniature Advice
Y Boukhris-Ferre vs Portisch, 2013 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0
Adorjan vs Sax, 1973 
(B27) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 Central passer
Csom vs Ribli, 1969 
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 22.?
D J Young vs P Krzyzanowski, 2018 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 blitz 25.?
K McDonald vs Blaine Newcomb, 2020 
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 blunder
M Nicholson vs M Humphreys, 2010
(B27) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1
Miles vs Sax, 1973
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 0-1 women
A Matoussi vs J Ziogaite, 2012 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 24 moves, 0-1

Smith-Morra Gambit. Declined Scandinavian (B21) 1-0 Qs sortie
O Frackowiak vs C Hess, 2000 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Bowdler Attack (B20) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Kolisch vs G Neumann, 1867 
(B20) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 Black's position turns to jelly
Degraeve vs M Richter, 2008
(B30) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 59 in Starting Out: The Sicilian by John Emms
B Kristjansson vs Joseph Roberts, 1967 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 moves, 1-0

Canadian Big Clamp ideas - introducing a new Sicilian theory
F Bohatirchuk vs Yanofsky, 1951
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Wing Gambit (B20) 1-0 Double Check, Dble Bishop Mate!!
W M De Visser vs W P Shipley, 1900 
(B20) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicil Wing G. (B20) 1-0 A.A. offers R sac to eliminate defender
Alekhine vs C Portela, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Advance Var (B29) 0-1 25...?
S Cross vs C Henderson, 1938 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Exchange Var (B29) 0-1
R P Michell vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 instructive tactics
Moore vs D Flournoy, 1984 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Bg7 Def (B21) 1-0 N+
Kurtes vs Berta, 1958 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Venice System Gambit line (B28) 0-1
E Barbosa vs F de Cresce El Debs, 2012 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Morphy vs P Journoud, 1858 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1
M Sadzikowski vs Ivanchuk, 2010
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 0-1
J Vidarsson vs Nakamura, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 0-1
S Maroroa vs A Sharevich, 2006 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Discovery+
Reto Buerge vs V Tukmakov, 1997
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 0-1
S Bjornsson vs A Shomoev, 2005
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1
G Montavon vs C Landenbergue, 2001
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Bc4 Grand Prix Attack (B23) 0-1 Pestering B pair
Judit Polgar vs Gelfand, 2003 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 48 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B23) 1-0
M Rivas Pastor vs Lautier, 1993
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

The birth of the Smith-Morra (long before Smith and Morra)
Kieseritzky vs C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, 1846 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 Dissolve the center
J Barle vs Browne, 1979
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack (B21) 0-1 2-for-1 coming
H Westerinen vs Polugaevsky, 1981 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: McDonnell Attk. Tal Gambit (B21) 0-1 Ns in center
D Belotelov vs Psakhis, 1995 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: McDonnell Attack. Tal Gambit (B21) 0-1
J M Hodgson vs J Yrjola, 1987 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 0-1

V Alvarez vs Judit Polgar, 1986
(B20) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Plaskett vs Judit Polgar, 1988 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 26 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs A Volokitin, 2005 
(B20) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin. Barmen Def Modern Line (B22) 1-0Remove the Def
C Scheerer vs F Bindrich, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 17 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1 Smothered #
M Gardijan vs G Sulc, 2004 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

A Alexeev vs Bologan, 2016
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

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