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Bird Opening: Lasker Var (A03) 0-1Fishin' Pole Attk, Damiano's#
A Y Model vs G Goldberg, 1932 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Zambia's finest refutes 24.Nf2?? in thunderous fashion.
E Thorsteinsson vs A Simutowe, 2008 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed (B25) 1-0 Thunderbolt Rook
H Bastian vs G Walter, 1997 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French Be7, Bb7 (A07) 1-0 Rook demolition of e-file
Yagupov vs A Rustemov, 1995 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

English, Symmetrical. Fianchetto Var (A34) 0-1 Find the Finish
M C Palmer vs Bill Wheeler, 1969 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 0-1

Barczay Indian (A50) 0-1 Consecutive Black Exchange Sacs!!
M Kadiltzoglou vs B Byklum, 2001 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Defense: General (A53) 0-1 Double Rook sacrifices
J Pelaez vs A De Dovitiis, 1993 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def: Classical. Ilyin-Zhenevsky Var Modern M.L. (A99) 0-1
M Romi vs Karanjas, 1956 
(A99) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3, 20 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch Def: Franco-Nimzowitsch Var (B00) 1-0 Australian Ch
P Eiffe vs H Hookham, 1887 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5: Anderssen Counterattack 4.d4 e5 (B01) 1-0
Blackburne vs Dr. Jover, 1891 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 R snookers R
Lagno vs M Maeckelbergh, 2006 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense Bg7, 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (B06) 0-1 Creative play!
N Nestorovic vs M Popchev, 2008 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 0-1

Czech Defense: General (B07) 1-0 Lateral pin to the mate square
Lagno vs A Jakubiec, 2005 
(B07) Pirc, 22 moves, 1-0

The R in the hook-and-ladder usually delivers a check.
J Mieses vs M Kann, 1885 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical Var (B18) 0-1 Beautiful battery work!
A S Neal vs Santasiere, 1949 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

Sicil Scheveningen. Classical, Paulsen Var (B85) 1-0 smashing R
Lagno vs A Alexikov, 2003 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B96) 1-0 Tringovometry
Tringov vs S Martinovic, 1978 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack vs Bc5 & Ba6 (C00) 1-0 White counterattack
T L Petrosian vs J Wintzer, 2008 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

French Winawer 4.Qg4 (C15) 0-1 Tactics, Spearheads
A Planinc vs Ivkov, 1970 
(C15) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 16.?
Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Lopez Def (C33) 1-0 29.?
John David Turner vs I Ponter, 2004 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Gianutio Gambit (C33) 1-0 Boosted Hook #
Anderssen vs Mayet, 1855 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit (C33) 0-1 Pile on the Pins
C F Schmid vs Chigorin, 1882 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

KGA Schallop Def (C34) 1-0 Blistering Bxf7+ sac & double check!
B Wall vs L Martinez, 1972 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

KGA. King's Knight Gambit (C37) 1-0 The White R keeps on attack
H Fowler Lee vs C H Weightman, 1881 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Damiano Var. Kholmov Gambit (C42) 0-1Mysterious R
Anshul Adve vs D Arond, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Saratt Var (C44) 0-1 Rook fork
E Jenay vs Eichborn, 1853 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 0-1 Pillsbury's Mate w/Q!
C W Vitzthum von Eckstaedt vs O Wuelfing, 1861 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45) 1-0 storming the castle!
Lasker vs Daniel, 1897 
(C45) Scotch Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit (C46) 1-0 K walk
T Bagatsch vs J Hesse, 2005 
(C46) Three Knights, 20 moves, 1-0

Colle Zuk 6.0-0 b6 7.Ne5 vs Tilt (D05) 1-0Skewer removes guard
Denker vs F Rundell, 1934 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein Opening: Bogoljubow Def (D05) 1-0 Just take it!
G Castaneda vs Zaw Win Lay, 2000 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 Brilliant
Petrosian vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 0-0-0+ to capture
F Rhine vs Marc Taramelli, 2020 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 15 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Normal Var (D45) 1-0 Bxh6 & Interference
I Ibragimov vs Ehlvest, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30) 0-1 Greco's Mate
Karpov vs Shirov, 2003 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

QGD: Charousek (Petrosian) Variation (D31) 1-0 Smashing Rooks!
W C Palmer vs Gunsberg, 1908 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1-0

QGD: Ragozin Defense (D38) 1-0 Capture first, Remove the Guard
Petrosian vs A Matanovic, 1958 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

QGD: Orthodox Def. Main Line (D63) 1-0 Stockfish notes; 22.?
L Seres vs M Goczo, 2001 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Indian Var (A01) 1-0 Triangle/Fish Tail #
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Pirc Invitation to Fredthebear (A04) 1-0
Vaganian vs J Maiwald, 1996
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Closed 8.Be3 0-0 (B26) 1-0 22.? and 31.?
E Gulden vs Andrei Macovei, 2018 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

KIA e5 strong point vs French Def (A07) 1-0 Assault & Battery
A Phillips vs Golombek, 1961 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Great Snake Var (A10) 0-1 Rook torpedo!
K Danov vs Bukic, 1967 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 0-1

Kasparov - Karpov World Championship Rematch (1986), London ENG
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(A15) English, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Four Knights, Botvinnik Line (A28) 1-0 NY Open
Rohde vs Dlugy, 1990 
(A28) English, 36 moves, 1-0

"Beware the Joba Rook, My Son!" (game of the day Nov-12-2019)
Jobava vs Short, 2017 
(A14) English, 47 moves, 1-0

Richter-Veresov Attack 5.f3 h6 (A45) 0-1 Remove the Defender
J Lakdawala vs L Christiansen, 1989 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 25.?
Vyzmanavin vs Ehlvest, 1984 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

16...Rxb2! is the winning counter attack Black missed
V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Janzen-Korchnoi Gambit (A80) 0-1 Q on the run!
S Chevannes vs M Chierici, 2009 
(A80) Dutch, 30 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1-0 Strip the pawns
I Solomunovic vs M Pap, 2013 
(A81) Dutch, 26 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Main Lines (B01) 1-0 Careful rook shuffle for activity
Short vs D Liu, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 53 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Two Pawn Attack (B02) 0-1 Q sac for K hunt
E S Jackson vs Denker, 1934 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

C-K 2Knights Attk. Mindeno, Exchange Line (B11) 1-0 Stockfish
R Nezhmetdinov vs Kasparian, 1955 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 47 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Exch. Rubinstein Var (B13) 1-0 Dbl++ Q Arabian #
Geller vs Benko, 1962 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Block, Fredthebear's shock B13 1-0 25
Tal vs Leonov, 1949 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

23. Rh3! offers Black a poisoned pawn
Y Xu vs A Ushenina, 2006 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Venice System (B28) 1-0 Simul Exhibition
Carlsen vs Vedic Panda, 2016 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. General (B30) 1-0 COMBINATION
L Christiansen vs Shabalov, 2000 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk. Fianchetto (B31) 0-1 30...?
Daniel Abbas vs E Inarkiev, 2017 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 29.? Fredthebear share
A Istratescu vs Lazarev, 2011 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

"Rook Who's Talking!" (game of the day Jun-15-2007)
Bronstein vs Taimanov, 1961 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Yugoslav Attack (B76) 0-1 Exchange sacrifice
Panov vs Simagin, 1943 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack (B76) 1-0 Ng5 scores!
N Karaklajic vs S Nedeljkovic, 1957 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 1-0 Dbl R sandwhich
P F Schmidt vs Stoltz, 1942
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Chigorin 2.Qe2, Bg2 vs Bg7 (C00) 1-0
O Gadia vs J de Souza Mendes, 1964 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

page 169 of the June 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'
Steinitz vs Cairns / Soffe / Wallace, 1881 
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 67 in The Golden Treasury of Chess by Wellmuth & Horowitz
S Boden vs Bird, 1869 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Paulsen Countergambit (C40) 0-1Reinfeld puzzle
Hermann vs Lasker, 1900 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def. Hanham. Schlechter Var (C41) 0-1 Study the pawns?
A Berelowitsch vs F Bellini, 2006 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Slow Var (C52) 1-0 Castled into it
Behting / Kerkovius / Svensons vs A Ascharin, 1893 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical Var. Albin Gambit (C53) 1-0 Dbl R sacs
L F Lindheimer vs J W Aves, 1961 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

Italian Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attk (C54)1-0 N fork next
W Cohn vs L Forgacs, 1905 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 1-0

Tibor Karolyi's book "Karpov's Strategic Wins" Volume 1: The M
Karpov vs Gaimaletdinov, 1961 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

World Blitz Championship (2009) (blitz), Moscow RUS, rd 30, Nov
J Polgar vs Svidler, 2009 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Game 312 of Chess Informant Best Games 301-400
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1981 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Zukertort Var (C80) 0-1 Exhibition
M Judd vs Zukertort / Hoffer, 1883 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 42 moves, 0-1

QGD Baltic Defense. Pseudo-Slav (D02) 0-1 Fascinating Dbl R sac
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

How Honfi lost his pants OR Never play Poker with the Devil!
Szabo vs K Honfi, 1950 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: General (D10) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Marshall vs Stoltz, 1935 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 0-1

16...Re5! was an amazing punch that must have shocked Beliavsky
Beliavsky vs Illescas Cordoba, 1990 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack (D37) 1-0 Deflection sacrifice & mate!
G Goldberg vs Chekhover, 1940 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Sep-27-15 whiteshark: NM Stewart annotates video
A Giri vs Aronian, 2012 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

G22 Petrosian's Best Games of Chess, 1946-63 by P. H. Clarke
Petrosian vs Guimard, 1955 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Moscow Gambit (D44) 1-0 22.?
A Iljin vs Nepomniachtchi, 2007 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Romih Variation (D46) 1-0 KEG annotates
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Crazy Rook picks on defending Q who cannot leave the diagonal
Euwe vs S Landau, 1939 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange Var (D85) 1/2-1/2 Recommended
V S Gujrathi vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2020 
(D85) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Spassky Var (D87) 1-0 Stockfish
Bronstein vs Kotov, 1948 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 59 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Three Knights. Hungarian Var (D93) 0-1 38...?
M Lodhi vs G Milos, 1988 
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 40 moves, 0-1

QID. Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 0-1 R roller
Miles vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

G11 'Champions of the New Millennium' by Ftacnik, Kopec &Browne
Bareev vs Ivanchuk, 2003 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Line (E40) 1-0 blindfold
Koltanowski vs La Mer, 1939 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 32 moves, 1-0

NID. Normal Variation. Bishop Attack (E47) 1-0 33.?
A Korobov vs S Fedorchuk, 2001 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 35 moves, 1-0

70....Rxg6 = as 71.fxg6 stalemate and Philidor's position other
A Blees vs Plachetka, 1985 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 70 moves, 1-0

Game 17 from 2012-2015 Interesting Draws (Naiditsch/Balogh)
Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Living Under a Rook" (game of the day Sep-27-2011)
Piket vs Smirin, 1993 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 36 moves, 1-0

Chess variants (000) 0-1 Q-R battery
C Stanley vs Morphy, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 0-1

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Brilliancy Prize
T Hillarp Persson vs T Laurusas, 2018 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

22. Rxb4! is a deep and impressive exchange sacrifice
Andersson vs Seirawan, 1983 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Morphy Gambit (B21) 0-1 R on the 8th
R Griffith / T Ross / F Ruffer vs Capablanca, 1911 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 33 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Var (B43) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Fischer vs Soos, 1967 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 39 moves, 1-0

The sacrifice 39.Rxe6 was very nice.
Fischer vs Shocron, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 40 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Boleslavsky Var (B59) 0-1 28...?
P Benes vs Mokry, 1979 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 28 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Nimzowitsch-Marshall CG (C31) 1-0
E Pruner vs Val Zemitis, 1960 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange. Classical Var (D86) 0-1 Alekhine's Gun
Van Wely vs Kamsky, 2008 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Modern Var (C29) 1-0 Q sac
R Persitz vs D Hooper, 1954 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

KID. Orthodox Var (E94) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Wojtaszek vs Caruana, 2021 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 39 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Panov Transfer (B01) 1-0 Juniors
Li Chao vs Wang Hao, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 55 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Modern Var (B56) 0-1 Game-clinching Interference
J Trapl vs L Alster, 1963 
(B56) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack Var (C22) 1-0 No Gueridon #
O Dolzhikova vs I Tekielak, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: General (C21) 0-1 23...?
F Englund vs Janowski, 1913 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Chigorin Def Panov System (C99) 1-0 38...?
Unzicker vs Keres, 1956 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 39 moves, 1-0

Jan-30-21 MordimerChess: "Oh no! My rook!" :D
A Tari vs A Esipenko, 2021 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 33 moves, 1-0

QGD, Albin CG. Fianchetto Be6 Line (D09) 1-0 KEG annotates!
G N Treysman vs W Adams, 1936 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 43 moves, 1-0

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw 5.QxQd8+ KxQd8 (B07) 1-0
Spassky vs M Rivas Pastor, 1991 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 1-0 Attraction
S Savitskiy vs A Tskhadadze, 2019 
(A13) English, 38 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Carlsbad Var (D17) 1-0 43.?
Bogoljubov vs J Araiza Munoz, 1930 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Stockfish
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2011 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 1-0

QGD. Cambridge Springs Var (D52) 1/2-1/2 27...?
Euwe vs H W Felderhof, 1931 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Gluzman vs Bareev, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

NID: Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Var (E39) 0-1Rooks on 2nd
A Turner vs Reshevsky, 1956 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

Veresov Atack. Richter Var (D01) 1-0 h-file battery
Y Vilner vs A A Smorodsky, 1927 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Colle System 5.b4 gets passed (D04) 1-0 masterful attack
Firouzja vs W So, 2020 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

"Double exchange sacrifices"
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1971 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

French Defense: McCutcheon. Lasker Var (C12) 0-1 R Deflection
E Groberman vs A Pixton, 2002
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 46 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: General (C30) 1-0 Rook batteries
R Butze vs H Voelkner, 1970 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 0-1 Vukovic Mate N-P-R
G Katz vs H Steiner, 1946 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 44 moves, 0-1

the field of long-term exchange sacs
Bronstein vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 biting crossfire assault
V Malakhatko vs A H Wohl, 2010 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo d3, c3. Normal (C50) 0-1 Skewer
G Jones vs D Ippolito, 2001 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Meran. Wade Var (D47) 1-0 5 queens
Duda vs Dubov, 2021 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Var (E30) 0-1 Horwitz Bishops
Tartakower vs J G Baay, 1920 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 28 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 1988 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1/2-1/2??
Weenink vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C47) Four Knights, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen Pawn Game: Colle System (D00) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
M Walter vs Lasker, 1923 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Ziegler Defense (D00) 1-0 Corresp
L Simchen vs J Roscher, 1988
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open Var. Schlechter Def (C80) 0-1 Sac Attk!
G Schories vs Yates, 1910 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Czech. Classical System (D18) 1-0 Meeting + w/Disc+
Van Wely vs Ribli, 2006 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

Mesmerizing attacking tactics by both players... very enjoyable
Wang Yue vs Ivanchuk, 2009 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 0-1

This is The Cat's Whiskers!! C44 0-1 37
E D Epstein vs T Batchimeg, 2008 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

A simple "rook-reloader" B82 0-1 26
S Ionov vs A Yashtylov, 2000 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1-0 24.?
I A Zybin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1902 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 25 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Classical. Anti-Fischer-Sozin Var (B57) 0-1 23...?
Soltis vs Z Kozul, 1989 
(B57) Sicilian, 48 moves, 0-1

Take it from FTB, ya gotta watch out for the prickly pear!
M Leon Hoyos vs Jobava, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

#6 in Tim Krabbe's "110 Most Fantastic Moves of all time"
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1996 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Hedgehog Var (C66) 0-1 A fine finish!
Von Bardeleben vs Vidmar, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

d3 Old Indian Attk vs Chigorin Def (A06) 1-0 Dbl Exch Sac fails
Nimzowitsch vs Von Scheve, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Portuguese Gambit (B01) 1-0 Triple on the 1st
Lou Yiping vs M Janiszewski, 2018 
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 0-1 R from HELL!!
Chiburdanidze vs Goldin, 1989 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

25...Rxd3! uses the pin to force a won endgame
Gheorghiu vs Gligoric, 1965 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 35 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Var (B94) 0-1 Long Beach, CA
J Piatigorsky vs V Pupols, 1955 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Rook X-ray invites Queen
T Gareyev vs Shabalov, 2017 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Vladimir Vukovic Mate (see diagram) after 37...Qh5 38.Re7#
V Nielsen vs F Englund, 1899 
(C21) Center Game, 48 moves, 1-0

NID: Normal. Ragozin Var (E51) 0-1 Hitting f2 vs f7
Kholmov vs Sokolsky, 1952 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 37 moves, 0-1

Italian, Classical Var. Greco Gambit (C53) 1-0 Q chase gains m
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Teichmann Var (C13) 1-0
Valeev vs Stephanov, 1956 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: General (B02) 1-0 Amsterdam University student
Euwe vs De Koning, 1923 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 1-0 Rxf7+, B fork
Tisdall vs L Christiansen, 1995 
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Defense (C35) 0-1 Stalemate attempt declined
Blackburne / Aloof vs Bird / Womersley, 1897 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 37 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Main Line (C18) 0-1Stockfish
M Delage vs S Prokofiev, 1937 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

French Def: Exchange (C01) 0-1Exch Sac, then threaten checkmate
G Simonson vs M Morgan, 1897 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

FM Robert Hamilton's article in "Chess Canada" (February, 2006)
I Ivanov vs V Zaltsman, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 R+ Deflection Removes D
Ljubojevic vs K Hulak, 1987 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 29 moves, 1-0

"100 Awesome Chess Moves" Paperback by Eric Schiller, 2000
Burn vs Marshall, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Greek gift, 19 moves
C T Goering vs J Minckwitz, 1871 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

22nd New York State Chess Assoc. Champnship - Brilliancy Prize
H Rosenfeld vs Marshall, 1909 
(C59) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 Stockfish
D Edelman vs Wolff, 1988 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

King's English. Reversed Sicilian (A21) 0-1 K walk
J Mason vs Marshall, 1902 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

29.Rxc5 is a great move. Very nice game with bold sides sharp t
Alekhine vs Keres, 1935 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1-0Surrounded
Csom vs Adorjan, 1970
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 38 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange, both 0-0-0 (C41) 1-0
Charousek vs Englander, 1892 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

"Lesser Known Chess Masterpieces 1906-1915" by Fred Wilson
Marshall vs Leonhardt, 1912 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 R deflection sacrifice!
E Delmar vs McCutcheon, 1897 
(C01) French, Exchange, 30 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27) 1-0 R trap
Romanishin vs Kupreichik, 1971 
(B27) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def: Old Benoni. Pawn Thrust (A44) 1-0 Exch Sac allows Q
Keene vs G K Sandiford, 1962  
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

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