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Compiled by fredthebear

This is a new collection, circa COVID-19. Many more games to come. FTB adds another game each day, it seems.

Find the video link in the kibitzer's comments.

A special thank you to MordimerChess and Penguincw for providing many recent videos.

* GM member of has plenty of links: Mikhail Vladimirovich Golubev

* Chessable Masters 2020 by Mordimer (16 games):

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Raking Bishops
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

May-08-20 Chessmusings: excellent video lesson +De Legal’s life
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

"Labourdonnais Picnic" - multiple video links
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

David Norwood, Weekend Telegraph. March 1977
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

made a short video on an even quicker Max Lange win
M Lange vs NN, 1855 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Aug-25-10 Eric Schiller: I have a video of this game
Morphy vs J Laroche, 1858 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 13 moves, 1-0

Sep-30-16 Calli: Ben Finegold lecture
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Quadrupled pawns video link
Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

It's likely pronounced "Tar-TAK-over". There is no "cow".
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

Mar-10-20 video link to this fake game
Stalin vs Jeschow, 1926 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

"How Rudolf Me" (game of the day Feb-08-2015)
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Oct-21-10 kingscrusher: I have video annotated this game:
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1929 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 50 moves, 0-1

Aug-07-18 Penguincw: Video analysis
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

The Peruvian Immortal
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

Mar-28-15 tpstar: Another video from Kevin and thechesswebsite
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

woldsmandriffield link to SCB ending
Chistiakov vs V Makogonov, 1939 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

How to Defend in Chess by Colin Crouch
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik - Smyslov World Championship Match (1954), Moscow URS
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

Jun-07-10 shakespeare: nice vid on youtube RE: Exch Sac
Tal vs Petrosian, 1958 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sep-17-14 kingscrusher: Video link BF's amazing Four Qs Game
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dec-13-08 kingscrusher: I have video
Fischer vs Shocron, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Apr-09-09 video link of tournament footage; world champs at end
Uhlmann vs Fischer, 1960 
(E79) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 43 moves, 0-1

Jun-17-18 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Apr-12-20 MordimerChess: video link found here
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Tal! The stormy petrel of combinations, the Napoleon of sacrifi
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Feb-17-10 Video link
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

SOUND? Apr-14-13 kingscrusher: RIP Robert Byrne
Robert E Byrne vs Larry Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Jan-05-20 CAREFULLY NOTE THE DATE WorstPlayerEver: RJF movie
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Jul-03-19 Chesgambit: My Sources : video link
Fischer vs I Ibrahimoglu, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 1/2- video link at top
Geller vs Korchnoi, 1971 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Jan-01-20 harrylime: Bobby Fischer Against the World
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 56 moves, 1-0

Mar-25-15 SimonWebbsTiger: Danny King takes a look
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1-0

Apr-11-12 kingscrusher: I have video analysis
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1982 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 36 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Petrosian Var (C16) 1-0 youtube link
Ljubojevic vs Seirawan, 1983 
(C16) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 video commentary
Nunn vs Short, 1986 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 30 moves, 1-0

A 1986 documentary showing some of the chess greats.
Nietsche vs Factor, 1928 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed f4-Nf3-Bc4 (B23) 1-0 Video link
Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Old Main Line (D37) 0-1 video link
Seirawan vs Short, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Flank Var (B87) 1-0video link
M V Golubev vs R Mantovani, 1992 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 6 in Chess: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald.
Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

"Chilled to the Moro" (game of the day Jan-04-2015)
Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Jul-20-20 MordimerChess: Enjoyable game ideas
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1995  
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 0-1

Oct-11-12 Great analysis by Karpov himself (Video link)
Karpov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Sep-27-14 Edeltalent: Peter Svidler comments (in very enjoya
Anand vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

Aug-03-11 Piewalker: I briefly reviewed this game on YouTube
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 2000 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

Feb-15-14: link to Daniel King's video
Kasparov vs Short, 2001 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Jan-14-14 DillsGambitLive: I did a short commentary (video)
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Jan-05-16 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Jul-10-20 MordimerChess: video link
Judit Polgar vs Mamedyarov, 2002 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 23 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Burn Main Line (C11) 1-0 Video analysis
Judit Polgar vs F Berkes, 2003 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Aug-07-14 siamesedream: Jobava personal interview
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 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

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Classical Var (D86) 1-0 video link
Van Wely vs Svidler, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 22 moves, 1-0

Feb-01-19 DansChessLounge: video link found here
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2007 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Jan-20-09 kellmano: This is a good video:
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Jan-20-08 minasina: video links found here
Anand vs Topalov, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

choose the link that works best for you
Shirov vs Ivanchuk, 2008 
(D85) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 0-1

Mar-01-08 sallom89: a video of this game
Carlsen vs Shirov, 2008 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 80 moves, 1-0

cludi's video analysis OR May-05-11 apexin: a true gem, this.
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

"Sviddy Cent" (game of the day Sep-08-2011)
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 0-1 video link
Anand vs Carlsen, 2011 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 0-1

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18) 1-0
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2011 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 45 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Marshall Gambit. Main Line (D31) 1-0 video link
Bacrot vs Morozevich, 2012 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Sep-26-12 LIFE Master AJ: video link found here
Anand vs Gelfand, 2012 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Apr-04-18 FSR: skip ahead on the video to 3:15 for the start
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2012 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Jan-24-13 chrisfalter: Daniel King presents
Harikrishna vs Van Wely, 2013 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

Apr-21-13 Eyal: Vishy explains
Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

May-02-14 kingscrusher: Video annotation here:
A David vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

Nov-29-15 Penguincw: Jerry's video OR Nov-11-14 kellmano:
Anand vs Carlsen, 2014 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Goglidze Attack (D70) 1-0 24.?
Carlsen vs Li Chao, 2015 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Dec-28-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Tomashevsky vs D Yuffa, 2015 
(E90) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Dec-26-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Wei Yi vs S Bromberger, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Aug-26-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Carlsen vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A15) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Aug-24-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
A Giri vs Grischuk, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Jan-01-17 Muttley101: Jan did an excellent video on this game
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Jun-20-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game
Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

Jun-17-15 Penguincw: Analysis of this game
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Aronian, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

Apr-20-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 52 moves, 0-1

Jan-18-15 Penguincw: Analysis of this game:
Carlsen vs Yifan Hou, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1-0

Jan-17-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game
Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Jan-19-16 Penguincw: Video analysis
Wei Yi vs Carlsen, 2016 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mar-13-18 Penguincw: Videos & Mar-13-18 kingscrusher:
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Bg7, Bb7 Var (B31) 0-1 Live Video
A Giri vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 55 moves, 0-1

QGD: Exchange. Positional Var (D35) 0-1 FSR video link
A Moiseenko vs K Korley, 2019 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

Colle Bb2 System (D05) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; video link
Nakamura vs A Firouzja, 2020 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

London System Ne5 (D02) 1-0 Blazing Kside attack!
Carlsen vs Mamedyarov, 2020 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Def (D37) 1-0 blitz blunder
A Korobov vs Carlsen, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

KID: Normal. Rare Defenses (E90) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish; blitz
D Dubov vs Carlsen, 2020 
(E90) King's Indian, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Stockfish notes; blitz
Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2020 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Quiet Line (A28) 1-0 video link
J K Duda vs Carlsen, 2020 
(A28) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Jul-07-20 MordimerChess: video analysis
Carlsen vs A Giri, 2020 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 34 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1-0 video link
Svidler vs Leko, 2020 
(A04) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Jul-24-20 MordimerChess: The best game of the tournament so far
Anand vs Kramnik, 2020 
(C11) French, 63 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1-0 Mordimer video link
Ding Liren vs Svidler, 2020 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

(armageddon) video link at top
Ivanchuk vs Carlsen, 2020 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Reti: Double Fianchetto (A07) 0-1 video link
A Firouzja vs Carlsen, 2020 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto (A29) 0-1 armageddon
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2020 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 60 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 1-0 video link
Carlsen vs W So, 2020 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

QGA: Classical Def. Main Lines (D27) 1-0 video link
Ding Liren vs Yu Yangyi, 2020 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 0-1 video link
W So vs Carlsen, 2020 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 34 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 video link
Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2020 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

QGD: Three Knights. General (D37) 1-0 video links
D Dubov vs Karjakin, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

QGD: Harrwitz Attk. Two Knights Def (D37) 0-1 video link
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 0-1 video link to "shocking game"
Nakamura vs D Dubov, 2020 
(B30) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

video link
Ding Liren vs D Dubov, 2020 
(A15) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Alapin. Stoltz Attk (B22) 0-1Learn the variations
Nakamura vs D Dubov, 2020 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 57 moves, 0-1

Clutch Chess / Video link
J Xiong vs Carlsen, 2020 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 68 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Canal Attack. ML (B52) 1-0 video link
Carlsen vs J Xiong, 2020 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Panov Attack. Fianchetto Def (B14) 1-0video link
Carlsen vs J Xiong, 2020 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 59 moves, 1-0

Clutch International (2020) (rapid), INT, rd 1
Carlsen vs J Xiong, 2020 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 50 moves, 0-1

Clutch International (2020) (rapid), INT, rd 1
L Dominguez vs Caruana, 2020 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Modern Var (B50) 1-0 video link
Aronian vs Grischuk, 2020 
(B50) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knights' Smyslov System (A22) 1-0Video link
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2020 
(A22) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: General (A45) 1-0 Video link
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2020 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defense (D38) 1-0 Video link
Yu Yangyi vs W So, 2020 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Czech-Indian (A46) 0-1 two hogs, video link
Carlsen vs D Dubov, 2020 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1 video link at top
D Dubov vs Carlsen, 2020 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0 video link at top of list
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs E Lobron, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 0-1

QGD: Three Knts. General (D37) 1-0 Minority Attack; video link
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2020 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 0-1 video link
Grischuk vs A Giri, 2020 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 video link
Nakamura vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 80 moves, 0-1

KID: Orthodox. Bayonet Attack (E97) 1-0 Mordimer's video link
Ding Liren vs Nakamura, 2020 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

MC commentates live as he plays Swedish no. 1 Nils Grandelius
Carlsen vs N Grandelius, 2020 
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Jan-28-16 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Wei Yi vs Navara, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Dec-24-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
Wei Yi vs N R Vignesh, 2015 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 68 moves, 0-1

Apr-21-15 Penguincw: Video analysis of this game:
W So vs R Mamedov, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Jan-13-15 kellmano: Nice video here:
Wei Yi vs Potkin, 2015 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

Mar-09-11 kingscrusher: I have video annotated this game
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Jul-27-20 MordimerChess: Anti-Moscow Gambit in Semi Slav Def
Carlsen vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 video
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2020 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 24 moves, 0-1

a marvelous presentation by Mark Diesen about this game on http
Anand vs Bologan, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

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