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f3 ECO C collection split
Compiled by fredthebear

This is a Fredthebear collection split for a winter day.

White places the f-pawn on the best square for the king's knight. Why? To support a unit on e4 or g4. Perhaps f3 is best used to prevent Black from the pawn advance f4-f3.

Game 24 in The Golden Irving Chernev
Bronstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 42 moves, 1-0

Delayed Owen Defense b6, Bb7 (B00) 0-1 Battle for the back rank
J Villena Perez vs G Swathi, 2006 
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

FrenchNc6 Exchange (C01) 0-1 Annotated by Steinitz
Chigorin vs Gunsberg, 1889  
(C01) French, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

French Def. Exchange (C01) 0-1 Black threatens mate, rescues B
M Elyashiv vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C01) French, Exchange, 20 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 Bogie put up a fight
Koltanowski vs H Bogart, 1952 
(C01) French, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange (C01) 1-0 He walked into it
Nakamura vs S Williams, 2012 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Var (C01) 1-0 Amen
Amen Miladi vs Patience Tsuses, 2016 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

French, Exchange. Svenonius Var (C01) 0-1 Interesting threats
Rotlewi vs J Esser, 1912 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

French Def: Tarrasch. Open System (C07) 1-0 Blunder finish
Karpov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1-0

Nd7!! Saemisch's Immortal... brilliant kingside sac attack
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

French Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Pesky B pair
Nijboer vs Cifuentes Parada, 1997 
(C10) French, 63 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Var (C18) 1-0 Q sac, 38.Ng5#
L Dominguez vs Yusupov, 2006 
(C18) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Be2?! (C20) 0-1 It was not the fault of the opening.
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1895 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

King Pawn Game: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She left the scene
J Porges vs Steinitz, 1874 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 insufficient N sac
Nakamura vs Sasikiran, 2005 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 87 moves, 0-1

K Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Undermine Q as defender
Carlsen vs S Vokhidov, 2018 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C20) 0-1 Unavoidable Arabian # next
William Ramsay vs S Crakanthorp, 1903 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Declined. Sorensen D(C21) 0-1Monte Carlo French
B Tan vs H Plasman, 2001 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 0-1 Q sac, Dbl B attack
Stevenson vs S Mariotti, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit 3...Qe7 (C21) 0-1Dr. T dazzles; Reinfeld # puzzle
J Schwarz vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C21) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

One of the classic ways of playing the Danish, up to 10.Nxd2
G Nyholm vs Tartakower, 1914 
(C21) Center Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Center Game: 8...d6 Berger Var (C22) 1-0 B-Q Spearhead
Morozevich vs Hebden, 1994 
(C22) Center Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Q trap
S Sanchez Castillo vs E Ubiennykh, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C23) 1-0 Switcharoo
Mitkov vs S J Breckenridge, 2018
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Paulsen Var (C25) 1-0 Back rank mate coming
Tarrasch vs Janowski, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses (C26) 1-0Seize open lines & support battery
S Mariotti vs Korchnoi, 1982 
(C26) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Mieses Var (C26) 0-1 Outside passer
J Polgar vs Lima, 1989 
(C26) Vienna, 51 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Knights all over the
J Kis vs E Csato, 1993 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 37 moves, 0-1

KGA Bonsch-Osmolovsky Var. 4.h4?! h5 (C34) 1-0 R sac leads to K
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Petrov Def., Cozio (Lasker) Attk (C42) 1-0 Sacrifice is > love
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 0-1 Rapid; W was better
Kramnik vs Huebner, 1996 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0The way in is not out
M Ercan vs M Gonzalez Amaya, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center Var (C42) 1-0 Correspond
L Edwards vs A Fernandez, 1996 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Spanish Var. Harrwitz Attk Nikitin G. (C44) 0-1 SUPER!
Lutt vs Keres, 1934 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Classical Blackburne Attack (C45) 1-0Notes by Blackburne
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1885  
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Tartakower Var (C45) 1-0 Notes by Geza Maroczy
Tartakower vs Yates, 1922  
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Steinitz 4...Qh5 (C45) 0-1Don't go chasin' knights
J A Nunez Vallina vs C Ferron Garcia, 1994 
(C45) Scotch Game, 12 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Meitner Var (C45) 0-1 By George! Greco's Mate in 1
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Incomplete game score
Paulsen vs Metger, 1878 
(C45) Scotch Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo 6.f3 & 0-0-0 (C45) 1-0R fork
M Pooley vs W Van Veen, 2012
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening: Steinitz Def (C46) 1-0 Mass exchanges
D H Campora vs Geller, 1988 
(C46) Three Knights, 43 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Scotch. Accepted NxNd4 QxNd4 (C47) 1-0 Red flag N
Ali Kamouss vs K El Amari, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Spanish (C48) 1-0 Decoy Q sac allows NxB+ fork
Navara vs Z Ruzicka, 1997 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Marshall Gambit (C48) 1/2
Motylev vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C48) Four Knights, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Evans Gambit (C52) 1-0 An original beauty for the ages
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1825 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

TRUELY Great ROYAL Show Stopper!!! Sing, Lionel Richie, SING!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Traditional Line (C54) 1/2-
Harikrishna vs Aronian, 2014 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Two Knights Def. Open Var (C55) 0-1 Simul whoopin'
Lasker vs St. E M Sala, 1901 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56) 1-0 2 ways to give check
Chigorin vs Janowski, 1900 
(C56) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Two Knts Def Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit (C57) 0-1 Q sac, Greco #
Edelman vs I Mazel, 1928 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Polerio Def Bishop Check line (C58) 0-1 Pins
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Renaud & Kahn's The Art of the Checkmate, pp. 79-80
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 A Tour de Force!!
V Kahn vs C Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

pp. 27-30, Judgment and Planning in Chess by Dr. Max Euwe
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense (C62) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 60 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Steinitz Defense(C62) 1-0Notes by Emanuel Lasker
Lasker vs Vidmar, 1909  
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Nyholm Attack (C65) 0-1 Zugzwang
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 50 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 1-0 Q & N sacs
Maroczy vs G Makovetz, 1895 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Tarrasch Trap (C66) 1-0Remove the Guard
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's Chess Career by Philip W. Sergeant and W. H. Watts
H Wolf vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1-0Stockfish
H Hesse vs NN, 1930 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1-0

St Petersburg 1909- clear 1st, awarded Master title
B Verlinsky vs Alekhine, 1909 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Exchange. Alapin Gambit (C69) 0-1 Fishin' Pole catch
K Haznedaroglu vs J Isaev, 2010 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Not that knight?The other one?Not that queen?No, the other one?
Spassky vs Taimanov, 1955 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Norwegian Var (C70) 1-0 N Discovered+
B Wall vs D Hayes, 1980 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 11 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C71) 0-1 N over B
Tarrasch vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Passer
Kasparov vs Vasalomidze, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var(C77) 1-0 Stockfish notes
Tarrasch vs J N Berger, 1889 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 74 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 1-0 Morphy Mate
T Palmer vs D Moody, 1999 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 12 in Kings of Chess by William Winter
Lasker vs Schlechter, 1910  
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Open. Open Var (C80) 0-1 36...?
L Lederman vs K Pytel, 1977 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Open (C80) 0-1 Seniors rob the pin
P Maheux vs I Finlay, 2010
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 19 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack. Modern ML (C89) 1-0 Zwischenzug
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 1-0

French Defense/e6 Owen's Def (C00) 1-0 Threat of N fork
Adams vs S Vanderwaeren, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

French / Delayed Owens vs f3 (C00) 1-0 Both Qs on a raid
Zukertort vs Bird, 1878 
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Owen/French Defense (C00) 1-0 Notes by Blackburne
[game 1028118 deleted]

French, Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Ignore the fork, hunt the king!
Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

KIA vs French dxe4 (C00) 0-1 Black's P break busts through
Csom vs R Fuchs, 1968 
(C00) French Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Owen / French Not Normal Var (C00) 0-1 Furious finish
Burn vs Owen, 1876 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 2 unsound sacrifices
E J Diemer vs Hunn, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

French Def: 2.g3 Reti-Spielmann Attack (C00) 0-1 Mutal N sacs
Riumin vs Rauzer, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

French, Diemer-Duhm Gambit (C00) 1-0 N fork follows mess
J Heikkinen vs R Davies, 1996
(C00) French Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

French Def: Exchange Var (C01) 1/2-1/2 KEG annotates!
J Mieses vs Gunsberg, 1901 
(C01) French, Exchange, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 9 in Chess Praxis by Aron Nimzowitsch
Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

French Def: Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 0-1 USSR Championsh
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Alatortsev, 1931
(C01) French, Exchange, 50 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. 8...g5 Morozevich Var (C03) 0-1Exposed White K
S Gaffagan vs C Holt, 2011 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

French Def: Classical. Delayed Exchange Var (C11) 0-1 25...?
Olland vs J van den Bosch, 1933 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Winawer (C15) 1-0 Simul stomp w/raking Bs
Alekhine vs T Wilkins, 1933 
(C15) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 1-0

French Def: Winawer. Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit (C15) 0-1 Simul
Smyslov vs F Kohn, 1976 
(C15) French, Winawer, 19 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 Black owns the initiative
W D Collins vs J A Curdo, 2001 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

English Opening: The Whale - a left-handed Stonewall (C20) 1-0
E F Pecci vs Fritz, 2001 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 0-1 Comments by Le Lionnais
Von Feilitzsch vs Keres, 1932 
(C22) Center Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Ken je Winawer of dacht je: "wie nou weer?"
Winawer vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C22) Center Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1Black unpin to win
D Hiermann vs K Pinkas, 1992 
(C22) Center Game, 11 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 kicked by a horse
R Kulkarni vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C22) Center Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Bishop's Opening: Blanel Gambit (C27) 0-1 Castling mishap
H Johnsohn vs S Herland, 1907 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Vienna Game/Muzio Gambit w/colors reversed (C27) 1-0Wild K walk
Blackburne vs Grube / Burnett, 1871  
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Death by Doubled Pawns...Greco's Mate is coming!!
P Delekta vs Geller, 1992 
(C28) Vienna Game, 18 moves, 0-1

KGA Fischer Def (C34) 0-1 Serious mayhem, lots of en prise!!
J Gallagher vs S Conquest, 1988 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 0-1 Royal family fork!
K Torotoova vs M Jambrich, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Elephant Gambit: Maroczy Gambit (C40) 1-0 Show me Captain Ron!
O Winkler vs M Schulz, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Bilguer Variation (C40) 1-0Simul tour
Fischer vs R Nickel, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Elephant G., Maroczy(C40) 0-1The "Caribbean Tal" strikes again!
T Sakelsek vs P Corbin, 2004 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Defense 3.Nxe5 Nc6 (C40) 0-1 Masterful!
H Ruben vs S Sorensen, 1876 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mayet Attk. Strautins Gambit (C40) 0-1Stockfish
J K MacDonald vs J A Diani, 1971 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

P-K4 Busch-Gass Gambit. Chiodini Gambit (C40) 0-1
C Schulz vs U Gass, 1972 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

G5 in Chess Secrets I Learned from the Masters by Edward Lasker
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Philidor Def: Bg7 Larsen Var 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C41) 1-0 Unusual
Sax vs Adorjan, 1970 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def 7.f3 (C41) 0-1 Smashing the Qside; whiteshark poem
Hector vs Barbero, 1991 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Pile on the pin end
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

G158 in 500 Master Games of Chess by S. Tartakower & J. Du Mont
Kashdan vs Koltanowski, 1932 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense/Spanish (C41) 1-0 Dbl Doubled c-pawns
Fischer vs E Longcobe, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Exchange (C41) 0-1 Examine ALL checks!!
Rauzer vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 1-0Threats on open e-file
Tal vs Antoshin, 1972 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange (C41) 1-0 Less common # on diagonal
Short vs Morozevich, 2005 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Alapin-Blackburne Gambit (A40) 1-0 1.d4 e5?!
Hernandez Onna vs J de Jesus Hernandez, 1985 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Bf1 sits (C41) 1-0 Black gets to attack
J C Ibarra Jerez vs M Berkovich, 2006
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 Philidor's Legacy coming next
V Avari vs P Brown, 1999 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Exchange Be2 delayed (C41) 1-0 Stretch the board
N Mamedov vs T Mamedjarova, 2007
(C41) Philidor Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

Game 40 in Modern Chess Brilliancies by Larry Melvyn Evans
L Konovalov vs Mordkovitch, 1957
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Philidor Def: Lion. Sozin Var (C41)1-0 Q sac->royal family fork
B Savchenko vs S Yudin, 2010 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1/2-1/2 Don't trade off developed pieces
Smudo vs R Gralla, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Chigorin (C42) 0-1 Back ranker
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

A Queenmate and a Dovetail Checkmate!
F Sanchez Aller vs A Gonzalez de la Nava, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 5...Bg4 6.f3 (C42) 1-0
U Spiegel vs B Reichardt, 1980 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Cochrane Gambit. Center 6.Bd3?!(C42)1-0 9 MOVER!!
L Teemae vs P Klemettinen, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Chigorin Browne Attk (C42)0-1 U10
S Chanda vs Bacrot, 1993 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 54 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Classical Attack (C42) 0-1 Gut shot
T Canela Gimenez vs E Pritchard, 1976
(C42) Petrov Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Karklins-Martinovsky 4.Nd3 (C42) 1/2-1/2 Qless MG
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Russian Def Modern Attk. Center Var (C43) 0-1 HNP off the mark
Pillsbury vs Schlechter, 1900 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 4 in 'Fire on Board, Part 2: 1997-2004' by Alexey Shirov
Shirov vs Yusupov, 1997 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1 25 pages kibitz
Grischuk vs Caruana, 2018 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: Steinitz Var (C44) 1-0 The Castled K wins
Alekhine vs K Isakov, 1907 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening: Caro Gambit (C44) 0-1 Two passers, too much
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening: General (C44) 1-0 Extra piece
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1899 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double P Sac (C44) 1-0 Rs snooker N
Velimirovic vs Romanishin, 1975 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit (C44) 1-0 fear of Pe5
H Van Schaaik vs NN, 1982
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Relfsson Gambit (C44) 1-0 K walk, Mayet's #
M Lange vs Von Schierstedt, 1855 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical. Intermezzo (C45) 1/2-1/2 Emms' 37...?
Morozevich vs Short, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1-0Hook # w/a pin
Carlos Torre vs H R Bigelow, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

G25 of 100 Master Games of Modern Chess by Tartakower & du Mont
Tartakower vs G Wood, 1947 
(C45) Scotch Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Schmidt Var (C45) 1-0 Wch U16 girls
E Makovetskaya vs Wang Yu, 1998 
(C45) Scotch Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Deutsche Schachzeitung 1876, p. 2000-1
G MacDonnell vs Zukertort, 1876 
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Classical (C45) 1-0 Q sac for Philidor's Legacy
B Yildiz vs L Batory, 2010 
(C45) Scotch Game, 24 moves, 1-0

G32The Modern Chess Instructor: Part I by W. Steinitz. 21st ed.
J Minchin vs W Wayte, 1866 
(C45) Scotch Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: General (C45) 0-1 like a pinball machine!
Shankland vs J Xiong, 2019 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Var (C45) 1/2-1/2 Blitz
Carlsen vs So, 2019 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knts Game: Italian. Noa Gambit Nxe4 (C46) 0-1 Ns w/issues
Lenzerk vs Lasker, 1913 
(C47) Four Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

Three Knights Opening: General (C46) 0-1 Q raid
L Maslov vs Lutikov, 1963 
(C46) Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 0-1 21...?
Bondarevsky vs Smyslov, 1945 
(C47) Four Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Belgrade Gambit (C47) 0-1 Close line
O Kosebay vs S Busemann, 2001 
(C47) Four Knights, 30 moves, 0-1

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Classical Var (C48) 0-1 P forks
D B Pritchard vs J Horner, 1975
(C48) Four Knights, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 23 in 'Modern Chess Strategy' by Ludek Pachman
P Trifunovic vs Pachman, 1947 
(C49) Four Knights, 43 moves, 0-1

Chess Openings Theory & Practice by I. A. Horowitz
Capablanca vs Eliskases, 1936 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 54 moves, 1-0

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 TN 9. ... d5? as per CG
A Shilov vs Keres, 1935 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 51 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal/Modern Bishop's O (C50) 0-1 Slugfest
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo. Normal (C50) 0-1 Another f3 suicide
S Martinovic vs Velimirovic, 1981 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 26 moves, 0-1

Giuoco Pianissimo 4d3 d6 5Ng5 Qf6 (C50) 0-1 f3 is futile
NN vs Philip Stamma, 1737  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 No sense of danger
P Seuffert vs Blackburne, 1894 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

Evans Gambit. Goering Attack (C51) 1-0 Dbl B sac, rolling Ns
S Rosenthal vs Baron d'Anglas, 1876 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52) 1-0 K walk survives
Morphy vs A D Ayers, 1855 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Italian, Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 Take it or leave it
J Furhoff vs Nyback, 2007 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 33 moves, 1-0

Italian, Classical. Greco Gambit Moeller-Therkatz Attk(C54) 0-1
S Passmore vs Leonhardt, 1904
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern B's Opening(C55) 0-1 2units out-of-play
R Pert vs Hebden, 2001
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Two Knights Def. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55) 1-0 Slaughter
P Ricardi vs J Faustino, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knts Def. Polerio Def Bogoljubow Var (C58) 0-1Corr
Young vs L Barden, 1945 
(C58) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

A one of a kind knight sacrifice for an underpromotion mate!!!
A H Robbins vs Showalter, 1890 
(C59) Two Knights, 22 moves, 0-1

G1 The Soviet Championships by Mark Taimanov & Bernard Cafferty
N Grigoriev vs Alekhine, 1920 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange vs Fianchetto Def Bg7 (C60) 1-0 Stockfish
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1893 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 0-1 Q sac DECLINED for Max Lange #
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1851 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Schliemann Def (C63) 0-1 Resembles Greco's #
E Shrader vs Marshall, 1904 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Another f3 goes up in flames
Lasker vs Tillaye / Chatard, 1901 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Up one pawn in a sterile position
Bowie vs Lasker, 1913 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Devastating Discovered+
H C Mees vs J Davidson, 1910 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Hedgehog (C66) 1/2- Notes by Lasker
Teichmann vs Vidmar, 1909  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

G58 in '500 Master Games of Chess' by Dr. Tartakower & Du Mont
Przepiorka vs Reti, 1911 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Improved Steinitz Def (C66) 0-1 No fix  
Lasker vs W M Brooke, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 10 in Steve Giddins' 50 Essential Chess Lessons
P Romanovsky vs A A Smorodsky, 1924 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 50 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def Siesta (C74) 1-0 Pins
Taimanov vs G Zachodiakin, 1945 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

How to Play the Ruy Lopez by Shaun Talbot, p. 81
Euwe vs Keres, 1948 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Game 93 of 500 Master Games of Chess by Tartakower & Du Mont
Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1873 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Anderssen (C77) 1/2-1/2 In dire straits
Blackburne vs Winawer, 1892 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Anderssen Var (C77) 0-1 29...?
Caruana vs Korchnoi, 2011 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 0-1 Notes by AA
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1943  
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. St. Petersburg Var (C82) 0-1 KEG annotates
F G Jacob vs W Cohn, 1900 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 45 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Classical Def Main Line (C83) 1-0 Stockfish
Pillsbury vs W Pollock, 1895 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 56 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Breslau Var (C83) 0-1 Dbl B Mate w/Chernev notes
NN vs Tarrasch, 1915  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 26 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Open. Breslau Var (C83) 1-0 Battery on g-file
Cornelis Dekker vs W Schelfhout, 1935
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed 8.a4 Anti-Marshall (C84) 1-0 Extra pawn
Aronian vs Svidler, 2019 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Spanish Game: Marshall Attk. Re3 variation (C89) 1-0 2 hangers
Tal vs A Hermlin, 1964 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Marshall Attack. Modern Var (C89) 0-1 Dbl B Sacrifice
Shabalov vs Aronian, 2004 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 47 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attk 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (C42) 1-0 Internet
Caruana vs Wang Hao, 2020 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Three Knights Game (C42) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Carlsen vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2020 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Var (C42) 1-0 Internet
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2020 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 1-0 Exhibition
E F Schrader vs Lasker, 1906 
(C49) Four Knights, 56 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
Loewenthal vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Magnus the monkey plays Maghsoodloo the monkey for bananas.
Carlsen vs P Maghsoodloo, 2020 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 53 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attk. Center Var (C43) 1-0 KEG annotates!
W Napier vs L R Eisenberg, 1902 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 58 moves, 1-0

Gareyev Blindfold Simul 2016 World Record, Las Vegas USA, rd 1
Tyler Scott vs T Gareyev, 2016 
(C27) Vienna Game, 14 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Alapin Gambit (C00) 1-0 Left-handed Opera Mate
E J Diemer vs Otto, 1956 
(C00) French Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Tarrasch Trap (C66) 1-0 Remove Guard
Yates vs H E Price, 1923 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

GOTD Jun-07-14: On a Colm Daly, You Can c Forever
C Daly vs P Short, 2008 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 64 moves, 1-0

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