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2002 and Fredthebear's 2003 Games
Compiled by fredthebear
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Shazam! Eureka! Ughh?? The original collection has been split in two to make more room.

Thank you Benjamin Lau, inlimbo, cat fancy.

* Cannes 2002: Game Collection: Cannes 2002

Colle c3/London System vs Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 penetration
Karpov vs Zhu Chen, 2002 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Buenos Aires Var (A02) 1-0 Narrow victory w/OCB
Granda Zuniga vs Beliavsky, 2002 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Outflanked, Deflection
O Sikorova vs I Gaponenko, 2002 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Loose Pieces Drop Off. Pinned Pieces Drop Where They Stand.
T Gelashvili vs M Mchedlishvili, 2002 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

Hippopotamus (A00) 1-0 Sound center, slight lasting initiative
N Pogonina vs A Novikova, 2002
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Van't Kruijs Opening: General (A00) 0-1 Brutal crush
M Menezes vs M Shahade, 2002 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 23 moves, 0-1

Avoid the Pawn Promotion race; know how Black wins this.
A Zubarev vs Shabanov, 2002 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reti Advance Var (A09) 1-0 Alert tactics on the diagonals
Speelman vs Koneru, 2002 
(A09) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

English vs Anglo-Indian Def. QID Formation (A15) 1/2-1/2 W.A.G.
Vaganian vs Psakhis, 2002 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

King's English. Closed System (A25) 1-0 Pin to win
M Zlotnikov vs E Groberman, 2002
(A25) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Extraordinary that at move 11, white has no fewer than 6 checks
Beim vs Schmittdiel, 2002 
(A25) English, 14 moves, 1-0

-- Jonathan Rogers (Kingpin 37, p21)
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Colle 3.c3 vs Horwitz Def (A40) 1-0 Nifty N & R tactics
A Benderac vs D Heron, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: Averbakh Var (A42) 1-0 R sac, 2 N's coordinate
Korchnoi vs D Solak, 2002 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 19 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 Back rank pins to promote
Hebden vs C Hanley, 2002
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

34...Nxg2! "And I was ready to shake his hand," - Bareev
Bareev vs Morozevich, 2002 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Benko/KID (A48) 0-1 Discovered attack by N&B
A Caoili vs N Starr, 2002 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Old Indian Def. Tartakower-Indian (A54) 1-0 Q sac removes guard
J C Alvarez Marquez vs Nyback, 2002 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit (A57) 1-0 Incredible Combination; Remove Guard
Mamedyarov vs B Galstian, 2002 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto. Hastings Def ML (A64) 0-1 Crossfire
Van Wely vs Timman, 2002 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 29 moves, 0-1

Black steals a draw from the jaws of defeat
Romero Holmes vs B Kantsler, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Modern Def. Two Knights. Suttles Var (B06) 1-0 Dbl Dbl Octopus
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Bc4 vs temporary Bg7 (B06) 1-0 Rather unusual
S Sulskis vs Bologan, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 54 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense vs Nc3, Bd3, Be3, Nf3 (B07) 1-0 Thru the center
V Akopian vs P Nikolic, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Variation Miles Line (B04) 1-0Nxf7
E Kovalevskaya vs P Bjarnehag, 2002 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 14 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Defense: Sicilian. Rhamporhynchus (B06) · 1-0
M Hoekstra vs E D Epstein, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 18 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0Investment return
G Swathi vs N Hutchinson, 2002 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Modern ML (B17) 1-0 Fabulous K walk!!
A Kveinys vs Speelman, 2002 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne 4.Bg5 (B07) 1-0 Storming the fianchetto
S Chumfwa vs W Kobese, 2002 
(B07) Pirc, 26 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann, Advance. Van der Wiel Attk (B12) 0-1 Power to the Ps
Grischuk vs Shirov, 2002 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 62 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Van der Wiel Attack (B12) 0-1
Sutovsky vs P H Nielsen, 2002 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed, Traditional (B23) 1-0 "Emil Fit For A King"
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Grand Prix Attack Bb5 (B23) 0-1 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
P Herzman vs B Vuckovic, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Botvinnik Def I Edge (B25) 1-0 Open g-file
Short vs Zhu Chen, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Turov won "Ciudad de Sevilla", 2014 !
Turov vs D Bocharov, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian (B30) 1-0 King Hunt by the Queen
Smirin vs Avrukh, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

This 12-year old becomes a rapid champion and title contender.
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 Slasher
V Spasov vs K Sobay, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

"After 15...Kd8!! I don't see a way for Black NOT to win..."
Shirov vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B33) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

SicilLasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov, Chelyabinsk Var(B33) 1-0 b1=Q+
A V Sulypa vs Radjabov, 2002 
(B33) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Var (B33) 0-1
Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Var (B41) 1-0 Own the 7th!
Kasparov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2002 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Maroczy Bind; connected Ps
Polgar vs Paunovic, 2002
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var. English Attk (B48) 1-0 R Romp
Dominguez Perez vs E Mortensen, 2002 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 1-0 Just take it!
Ivanchuk vs F Vallejo Pons, 2002 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 23 moves, 1-0

[Analysis: http://www.chesscafe.com/text/informant19.pdf ]
Svidler vs Macieja, 2002 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Good K vs Bad K ending
Topalov vs Karjakin, 2002 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chekhover Variation (B53) 1-0 A Golden Game
Vasiukov vs Van Wely, 2002 
(B53) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Mikhail Golubev's 2017 book, Understanding the Sicilian
Golubev vs Lupulescu, 2002 
(B57) Sicilian, 20 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attk (B77) 0-1 Loco Black Ns
I Yaranga vs V Moret, 2002 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 19 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Spearhead on the open h-file
Morozevich vs Ljubojevic, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned P (B97) 1-0 Sacrificial Kside Attack
H Hamdouchi vs Bologan, 2002 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. Poisoned Pawn (B97) 1-0 Complications
Kasimdzhanov vs Polgar, 2002 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. 6.Rg1 Freak Attack (B90) 1-0
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 1-0

French Def. Tarrasch. Open System ML (C09) 1-0 Q decoy sac
Xie Jun vs Short, 2002 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 53 moves, 1-0

French Def: Rubinstein. Fort Knox (C10) 1-0 N on 5th, R on 7th
E Groberman vs H Itkis, 2002
(C10) French, 28 moves, 1-0

French Classical. Burn ML (C11)1-0 Ns fixin' 2bust up the joint
Ponomariov vs Ivanchuk, 2002 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Kasparov Attack (C10) 1-0 Strange Kf8, f6
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn General (C18) 1-0 Pin city
Stefansson vs E Hedman, 2002 
(C18) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Two IMs
Nakamura vs V Akobian, 2002 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 1-0Logical, crushing drive
J Cervenka vs NN, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Modern Defense (C45) 1-0 Explosive!
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Scotch Steinitz Var (C45) 1-0 Q is removed as defender of the B
Kulaots vs J Geller, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Larry Evans interviews and plays Ray Charles - Photo
Ray Charles vs Evans, 2002 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Gunsberg Var (C46) 1-0 24.0-0-0 wins again
Carlsen vs S Nyysti, 2002 
(C46) Three Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 30.?
Bologan vs Kasimdzhanov, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: General (C46) 1-0 White rooks afield
Hector vs L E Johannessen, 2002 
(C46) Three Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Before they first met, GK described JP as a "circus puppet."
Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 1-0 Pawns march, piece sac
Leko vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

A bit of Fried Liver w/your Spanish Rice?
Polgar vs Mamedyarov, 2002 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 23 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Var (C80) 1-0 Center scrap
Kasparov vs Krasenkow, 2002 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Short Circuit N+ & fork LDPO responds w/CHECKMATE!
Short vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Closed. Smyslov (C93) 1/2-Another protected h-passer
S Jalanskis vs H Ploompuu, 2002 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 76 moves, 1/2-1/2

G117 in 'The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games'
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1/2-1/2 Black sacs
Ponomariov vs Anand, 2002 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Not a duplicate
Adams vs E Torre, 2002 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 53 moves, 1-0

London System vs Delayed Spike (D02) 0-1 Neat P race
Tomashevsky vs Y Kruppa, 2002 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 63 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var. Advance System (D15) 0-1, 14 moves
Z Sturua vs S Atalik, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 14 moves, 0-1

Kasparov's brilliant Black Slav win from the 2002 Bled Olympiad
Sasikiran vs Kasparov, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Chameleon Var (D15) 1/2- 1/2 Rooks gone wild...
Gelfand vs Bacrot, 2002 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D11) 1-0 34.?
Barsov vs P H Nielsen, 2002 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Czech. Krause Attack (D17) 0-1 Not a mouse slip!
R Janssen vs I Sokolov, 2002 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

QGA Classical Def. ML (D27) 1-0 Impressive Rook triangulation
Kramnik vs Deep Fritz, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

QGA Classical Def. Rubinstein Var (D27) 1-0 Dbl N sacs!!
Anand vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 46 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Barmen Var (D37) 1-0 N on 6th
Ribli vs Yusupov, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 856 Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Epishin vs Short, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

QGD Three Knights Var (D37) 1-0 Q sac leads to mate
Kogan vs Arencibia Rodriguez, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz. Shabalov Attack (D45) 0-1 Stockfish ·
Kasimdzhanov vs Bareev, 2002 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 1-0 Rob the pinned g-pawn
Jobava vs M Erdogdu, 2002
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Modern Exchange Var (D85) 1-0Central agression pays!
L E Johannessen vs Nakamura, 2002 
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Grandmaster plays ONLY move that allows an instant mate
Beliavsky vs L E Johannessen, 2002 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 69 moves, 0-1

Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Gelfand vs Bruzon Batista, 2002 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 24 moves, 1-0

Anand objetuje dámu za vez a passed pawn
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Queen's Indian Defense: Miles Var (E12) 1-0 23.?
Zhaoqin Peng vs A Caoili, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 109 in 'My Best Games' by Viktor Korchnoi
Sasikiran vs Korchnoi, 2002 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner (E41) 1-0 Q raid, K walk
Milov vs Chiburdanidze, 2002 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 234 in Kramnik - My Life and Games
Van Wely vs Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: West Indian Defense(E61) 0-1 Top 10 Q&R sacrifice
A Riazantsev vs Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

KID. Fianchetto. Uhlmann-Szabo System (E62) 1-0Notes by Umansky
M Umansky vs Berliner, 2001  
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 49 moves, 1-0

KID Six Pawns Attack (E77) 1-0 Lawn Mower Mate
S Williams vs Hebden, 2006 
(E77) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Strong British GM being "Konerued"!!
Koneru vs Hebden, 2002 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

KID Saemisch. Yates Defense (E83) 0-1 Lolli Mate threat
Seirawan vs Xie Jun, 2002 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 0-1

KID-4 Q's on the board-wild calculation, ruthless attack
Bareev vs Smirin, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

Understanding Chess Endgames by John Nunn (#57b).
Bareev vs Topalov, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Classical Misc. lines (E98) 0-1 N sac busts Kside
Ivanchuk vs Radjabov, 2002 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 37 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Gligoric-Taimanov System(E92) 1-0Sacs for K walk
T Enkhbat vs Shulman, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Dutch Leningrad. Matulovic (A89) 1-0 Magnus is 12 years old
Carlsen vs D Rylander, 2003 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 33 moves, 1-0

English Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni (A31) 1-0 Pseudo-Anastasia's #
M Ghorbani vs H Faryad, 2003 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 33 moves, 1-0

Hector's EG Promotions Zugzwang - As good as Any
Hector vs J Carstensen, 2003 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Sicilian Bird (A02) 1-0 Long Bomb!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 1-0 Q takes w/check; h7#
M Jadoul vs G Plomp, 2003 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

StrongEgytians: Bassem Amin is born in 1988, Ahmed Adly in 1987
B Amin vs A Adly, 2003 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 49 moves, 1-0

Formation: Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 TIME
D Kovachev vs Carlsen, 2003  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Agincourt Def. K's Knight (A13) 0-1 Greco's #
M Labollita vs E Schiller, 2003
(A13) English, 33 moves, 0-1

K's English Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25) 1-0 From a distance
V Gavrilov vs G Dupont, 2003 
(A25) English, 19 moves, 1-0

King's English. Four Knights Fianchetto Lines (A29) 0-1
M Marin vs Karpov, 2003 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 0-1

Horwitz Defense: General (A40) 1-0 engulfed in tactics
A Adly vs Kosten, 2003 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Carlsen delivers!! (Anastasia's mate.)
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 24.?
Winants vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Def: Miscellany. Queen Pterodactyl Quiet (A40) 1/2-
Korchnoi vs Morozevich, 2003 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Yusupov-Rubinstein System (A46) 1-0 Unsound K hunt
H Kilicaslan vs Jobava, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted(A58) 1-0Remove the Guard
Kramnik vs Van Wely, 2003 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 40 moves, 1-0

Benoni Def. Taimanov (A67) 1/2-1/2 Crazy Rook Sac Stalemate
S Ernst vs Stellwagen, 2003 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Def Raphael Var (A80) 0-1 Castle opposite & let it fly!
A Gogolis vs M Dzhumaev, 2003 
(A80) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 29 in Starting Out: The Dutch by Neil McDonald
D Dumitrache vs S Williams, 2003 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

Dutch Def. Stonewall. Modern Bd6 (A90) 0-1 Perpetual+ prevented
Van Wely vs Ulybin, 2003 
(A90) Dutch, 39 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: Classical Variation (B07) 1-0 1700 beats 2500!!
M Fouts vs N Firman, 2003 
(B07) Pirc, 27 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Modern. Main Line (B05) 1-0 Bolt from the blue!
Polgar vs J Fernandez Garcia, 2003 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 24 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 ML. Leonhardt Gambit 4.b4 (B01) 1-0 Boden's #
E M Green vs M P Dreyer, 2003 
(B01) Scandinavian, 18 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Byrne Var (B07) 1-0 Member blitz game!
R Taylor vs H Danielsen, 2003 
(B07) Pirc, 24 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Declined 2.Nc3 dxe4 (B01) 0-1 Qs abroad
Plaskett vs Speelman, 2003 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 1-0 Unusual R lift
I Nikolaidis vs V Gikas, 2003 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

staircase sequence; up went Fredthebear B06 1/2-1/2 81
Ziatdinov vs Blatny, 2003 
(B06) Robatsch, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 853 in Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Kramnik vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Winning both the best games and the best novelty of the year
Anand vs Bologan, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

C-K Advance. Bayonet Attack (B12) 0-1 16...Na6!!
P Hulshof vs L'Ami, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def. Advance (B12) 1-0 What to play after 25...Bd3?
Svidler vs Shirov, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Classical Main lines (B19) 1-o Who's attacking who?
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Smyslov Var ML (B17) 1-0 Deflections drop Black
Anand vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Advance 4g4 Bayonet Attack (B12) 1-0Pawns launch
Zhang Pengxiang vs Seirawan, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Var (B18) 1-0 30.?
M Apicella vs C Bauer, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov. Modern Var (B17) 1-0 psychological jolt
G Quparadze vs V Bachin, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 64 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14) 1-0 20.?
H Runde vs Morten Jensen, 2003 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Mastering the Chess Openings I, Ch. 3 by Watson p. 53
Anand vs Karpov, 2003 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def 2.Qh5?! (B20) 0-1 Bizarre! W let perpetual go?
E Treger vs S Agaian, 2003 
(B20) Sicilian, 68 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 0-1 Q sac, connected passers
Anand vs Radjabov, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Turn the pin into a double attack
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 0-1 Under 10 game
T Pipan vs So, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian 7...NxBb5 8.exNf6 NxNc3 (B30) 1/2-1/2
Anand vs Kramnik, 2003 
(B30) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov (B33) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish, Plang
Shirov vs Kramnik, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen. Bastrikov Var (B47) 1-0 All kinds of trouble
Spoelman vs M van der Werf, 2003 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Paulsen (B44) 0-1 N sacrifice changes everything!
B Besson vs J Geller, 2003 
(B44) Sicilian, 18 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Kan. Modern Var (B42) 0-1 Reverse Q trap
R Sander vs Carlsen, 2003 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 22 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Four Knts. Exchange Var (B45) 1-0 Pile on the pin
Adams vs Radjabov, 2003 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 1-0

G26 'The Art of Planning in Chess: Move by Move' by GM McDonald
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Canal Attack. Haag Gambit (B52) 1-0 Pretty finish!!
E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Richter-Rauzer. Classical (B64) 1/2-Fightin' for 1st
Ivanchuk vs C Hansen, 2003 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sic Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Var (B87) 0-1 Thematic sacs
Ashley vs Nakamura, 2003 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Fischer-Sozin Attk. General (B86) 0-1 K hunt
R Plunkett vs S Fink, 2003 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 32 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

This game made Nakamura the youngest American GM in history
M Mulyar vs Nakamura, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Scheveningen. English Attack (B90) 1/2-1/2 4 Queens
Leko vs Kasparov, 2003 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 0-1 Youngster traps Q
Bologan vs Karjakin, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def. Najdorf. English Attack (B90) 1-0 Clear the way!
V Spasov vs Grischuk, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 1-0

21...Bxa2+! is a great tactical shot by Judit Polgar
Anand vs Polgar, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Najdorf (B90) 1-0 Knights in Black's lap
Sutovsky vs Dvoirys, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense 4...Nc6 vs KIA (C00) 0-1 Q+ & fork EAD
E Depoorter vs Jedynak, 2003
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Schlechter 3.Bd3?! (C00) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Carlsen vs I A Abusdal, 2003 
(C00) French Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance. Lputian Var (C02) 1-0 Rd 12
Grischuk vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C02) French, Advance, 99 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer Var (C15) 1-0 K's original square face-off
T Thorhallsson vs I Johannesson, 2003 
(C15) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

French Steinitz Boleslavsky Var (C11) 0-1 Brilliancy prize
Kasparov vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 0-1

Veresov to French McCutcheon, Wolf Gambit (C12) 0-1R sac, Q sac
Sagalchik vs Nakamura, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 0-1

Chess Informant's Best Games of 2003
Polgar vs F Berkes, 2003 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 10 in Chess: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald
Shirov vs Bareev, 2003 
(C11) French, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 869 Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Leko vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 32 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer 4.Qg4 Nf6 5.Qxg7 Rg8 (C15) 0-1 Plang kibitz
D H Campora vs A Rustemov, 2003 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

Chess Openings for White, Explained: Winning 1.E4 by Lev Alburt
E Perelshteyn vs E Berg, 2003 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 31 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Anderssen Defense (C25) 1-0 Bishop pair rules
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 1-0 Kside Pawn roller
F Pedro vs F Benko, 2003 
(C22) Center Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game 4...g6 5.c4 (C45) 1-0 Q sac, hogs on 7th, 8th
Carlsen vs A Diamant, 2003 
(B37) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 31 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense vs 5.d3 Italian (C41) 0-1 Pin, Bishop forks
C Lutz vs Bacrot, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish (C49) 1-0 Q trap on the edge
Svidler vs Karpov, 2003 
(C49) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 1-0 Pins & Spearheads!
F Jenni vs T Duckstein, 2003 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0
Fedorov vs M Sorokin, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0Stockfish
Leko vs Anand, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1-0

Italian Game, Delayed Fried Liver Attack (C50) 1-0 Dovetail #
P Vasic vs D Ristovski, 2003 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knts Def. Polerio Def Suhle Def (C59) 0-1 23...?
V Malakhatko vs Timoshenko, 2003 
(C59) Two Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 858 in Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Zhong Zhang vs D de Vreugt, 2003 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in 'My Secrets in the Ruy Lopez' by Lajos Portisch
X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Max Lange Mating Pattern!
M Kobalia vs Khalifman, 2003 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 35 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed (C84) 1-0 A Remarkable Finish!!
D King vs D Howell, 2003 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern Main Line (C89) 1-0 22.?
M Barroso Campos vs J M Quesada Vera, 2003 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 22 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Closed Var Chigorin Def (C98) 1-0 Q sac & more!
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern (C89) 0-1 Rapid
Leko vs Anand, 2003 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Breyer Def (C95) 1/2-1/2
Shirov vs I Sokolov, 2003 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen Pawn Game: Symmetrical (D02) 1-0 32.?
C Bauer vs Korchnoi, 2003 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Wonderboy - Magnus Carlsen conducts a ruthless king hunt!!
Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Slav Def: Czech Variation. Bled Attack (D17) 1-0 Rob the pin
Carlsen vs Z Andriasian, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

QGA Gunsberg Def. Prianishenmo Gambit (D24) 1-0 Rather peculiar
E Najer vs Bezgodov, 2003 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Schara Gambit (D32) 0-1 Black will take b2 regardless
A Jakab vs L Cernousek, 2003 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 15 moves, 0-1

QGD. Ragozin Def (D38) 0-1 BOOM! Threaten Mate in One
Kanep vs Ehlvest, 2003 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

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: Exchange Var (D35) 1-0 Minority Attack
Seirawan vs D Ippolito, 2003 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

QGD. Charousek (Petrosian) 3...Be7 (D31) 1-0 Tied for 1st place
A Rustemov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2003 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Marshall Gambit (D31) 1-0 Plang kibitz
Lautier vs Zvjaginsev, 2003 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

QGD. Traditional Var (D30) 0-1 transposition avoided
Korchnoi vs Fressinet, 2003 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz. Shabalov Attk (D45) 1-0 Notable indeed
Carlsen vs H A Gretarsson, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def: Stoltz Var. Shabalov Attack (D45) 1-0 No contest
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Def. Meran. Wade Var Larsen Var (D47) 0-1Reposition Q
M Ezat vs Korneev, 2003 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

An underpromotion+ saves the draw in a basic R vs P ending
A Evdokimov vs Sveshnikov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 86 moves, 1/2-1/2

Garry mishandled the defense of his backward pawn on d5.
Huzman vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Man-Machine Chess Ch. 2003 Semi-Slav Def. Accelerated (D45) 1-0
Kasparov vs X3D Fritz, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var (D70) 1-0 Fab Finish!
I Krush vs J Shahade, 2003 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def Botvinnik Var (D95) 1-0 youtube link
Yusupov vs Carlsen, 2003 
(D95) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Russian Variation. With e4 (D97) 1-0 Discovery
Kazhgaleyev vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2003 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 19 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Smyslov Defense (D94) 1-0 N trap
Van Wely vs Timman, 2003 
(D94) Grunfeld, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 37 in Starting Out: The Queen's Indian by John Emms
Karpov vs Polgar, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 866 in Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2003 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian. Kasparov Attack (E12) 0-1 Overloaded R
Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

QID. Classical. Traditional Var (E17) 0-1 Stockfish notes
F Vallejo Pons vs Ponomariov, 2003 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 53 moves, 0-1

QID. Kasparov-Petrosian Var Romanishin Attk (E12) 0-1Sham Q sac
M Cebalo vs Anand, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 875: Chess Informant Best Games 801-900
Kasparov vs V Chuchelov, 2003 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Beautiful, relentless and commanding attack by Serper
Serper vs D Ippolito, 2003 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 38 in Ivanchuk 100 selected games-Kalinichenko's book
Bareev vs Ivanchuk, 2003 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

The infamous Bxh2+ Greek gift sacrifice played by Deep Junior
Kasparov vs Deep Junior, 2003 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID Normal. Botvinnik System (E49) 1-0 Kside beats Qside attack
Granda Zuniga vs A Ivanov, 2003 
(E49) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System, 29 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Reshevsky Var (E46) 1-0 Out of thin air!
Ponomariov vs Kramnik, 2003 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

KID Orthodox. Bayonet Attk Sokolov's Line (E97) 0-1 Q entries
Ponomariov vs Radjabov, 2003 
(E97) King's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99) 0-1!!
R Pogorelov vs Matamoros Franco, 2003 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 31 moves, 0-1

KID: Petrosian Variation (E92) 1-0 Crowded Kside attrition
Nyback vs Jobava, 2003 
(E92) King's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Old Line (B78) 0-1 Dbl R sac!!
T Bakre vs B Zawadzka, 2004 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 27 moves, 0-1

FTB knows the Keelings
G Keeling vs K Keeling, 2000 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

Voted the 3rd best game in Informant 87.
Short vs C Lutz, 2003 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 46 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav: Anti-Noteboom. Stonewall, Portisch G(D31) 0-1 22...?
Dautov vs Krasenkow, 2002 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: 3...Qd6 Bronstein Var (B01) 1-0 zwischenzug
Sutovsky vs D Sermek, 2003 
(B01) Scandinavian, 44 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Dragon. Yugoslav Attk Early deviations (B75) 1-0N sac
J Becerra Rivero vs Shabalov, 2003 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

QGA. Central Variation. Alekhine System (D20) 0-1 Stockfish
D Gurevich vs Seirawan, 2003 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 52.?
Stellwagen vs Koneru, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 0-1 Assault & Battery
Azmaiparashvili vs Kasparov, 2003 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: French Var. Westerinen Attack (B40) 0-1 LPDO
Carlsen vs S Gabrielsen, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Var General (C18) 1-0 h-file
Ponomariov vs S Noppes, 2002 
(C18) French, Winawer, 24 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Exchange Var (D85) 0-1 Stockfish notes; 41...?
Y Zimmerman vs Carlsen, 2003 
(D85) Grunfeld, 42 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Wade Var (C02) 0-1 Video link
Shabalov vs V Akobian, 2003 
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Bologan vs Anand, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

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