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Howlerz, P-K4 Trapz, Hidden Snarez Fredthebear
Compiled by fredthebear
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Short, short games; some more reasonable than others. It's not all amateur blunders. There are some famous chess players in this collection.

Thank you Big Black Bug, p2c, S A G A R, MorphyMatt, Kasputin, and Bill Wall.

* Game Collection: Checkmate: Checkmate Patterns This link has a good, concise collection of diagrammed checkmate patterns by name. The new reader may wish to consult it initially to the point of memorization.

* Sicilian Face Plants:
Game Collection: sicilian defense(opening traps)

* Here's a link to Morphy Miniatures:
http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

* tacticmania - Game Collection: tacticmania

* Sports Clichés: http://www.sportscliche.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkmate_pattern
M Galyas vs J Bick, 2006 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 1 moves, 1-0

Macho Grob Spike/Borg Defense (B00) 1-0 Fool's Mate mini
W T Mayfield vs W R Trinks, 1959 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

Chess is 1% brilliancy and 99% insanity
Lindemann vs Echtermeyer, 1893  
(B01) Scandinavian, 3 moves, 0-1

White's two best opening moves smash Black's two worst moves!
H Klip vs T Bottema, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 3 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Parham Attack (C20) 1-0, 3 move blunder
E Schiller vs H Pack, 1969 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 3 moves, 1-0

KGD. Queen's Knight Def (C30) 0-1 Too many pawn moves
J Norlin vs Guraj, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 3 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit 3.Ng5? (C40) 0-1Capture or develop a different U
D Tobor vs W Stamer, 1984 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 3 moves, 0-1

Invitation to Sicilian Alapin; e4Pawn looks free for the taking
G Welling vs T Veugen, 1979 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 4 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 0-1 White must develop, not accept
M Torre vs B Wall, 1971 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical Var (C30) 0-1 4 mover
N Tchinenoff vs R Maillard, 1925 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

KGA. Tumbleweed (C33) 0-1 Royal skewer+
Nash vs Jim Jordan, 1979 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

If Black won't play 3. ...d6, at least play 4. ...Qd7
NN vs E Fossan, 1991 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 5 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 0-1 Self-interference w/the line of defense
Cunat vs Casanova, 1933 
(C45) Scotch Game, 5 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Def. Scandinavian 2.Nc3 (B02) 0-1 Like Shirazi-Peters
M Schriemer vs P Borman, 2004 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 5 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Main Line (B15) 0-1 Dropped a loose piece
D Cinca vs T Heedt, 2004 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Var (B22) 1-0 Nxe4 poisoned pawn
I Suhin vs Mirosnitsenko, 1979 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 5 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin (B22) 1-0 Q+ & fork N in shooting gallery
M Mosquera vs D Canda, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 5 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening (A00) 0-1 If gxRh4 then Qxh4# Fool's Mate
G Kourtesis vs Kotronias, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 5 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Damiano Variation (C42) 1-0 Book Trap Blindfolded
Koltanowski vs K Diller, 1960 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 5 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Scandinavian Var (B02) 0-1 Smothered Mate
C W Baker vs B Cafferty, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 5 moves, 0-1

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit 3.fxe5?? (C31) 0-1
O W Rigaud vs J Cooper, 1974 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 5 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 0-1 Scholar's Mate
B R vs A Wagner, 1902 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 5 moves, 0-1

Italian set-up vs Bad Nbd7 Pirc/Modern (B07) 1-0 Queenmate next
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1895 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Leave thy rook's pawns alone! (B00) 1-0 Scholar's Mate
B Wall vs Bridgemen, 1996 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

St. George Defense 3.c4 bxc4 (B00) 1-0 Q forks f7 & LPDO Bishop
Mackowiak vs Kusiak, 1980 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

The quickest queen trap possible?
Lusgin vs M Joffe, 1968 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Q fork backfires
J Kamps vs H Van Ginkel, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 5 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense (B10) 1-0 Smothered mate in 5 moves
Rapport vs T Rogers, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
M Warren vs Jan Selman, 1930 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian, Staunton-Cochrane Var (B20) 0-1 c & e pawns are moved
Molinari vs Bordais, 1979 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

5-move howler; Sicilian Wing Gambit. Marshall Var (B20) 0-1
K G Shirazi vs J Peters, 1984 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Def. Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 0-1 Noah's Ark
Bleischmidt vs Lytschuk, 1976 
(B30) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Nxe4 poisoned pawn
A Pfeifer vs F Bedos, 2005 
(B50) Sicilian, 5 moves, 1-0

It's better to exchange the pawn than taking time to defend it
P Michel vs J Traian Iliesco, 1943 
(B50) Sicilian, 5 moves, 1-0

K Pawn: Parham Attack (C20) 1-0 Scholar's Mate; 4...Nf6 is best
J Amillano vs A Loeffler, 1972 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 5 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Damiano Defense (C40) 1-0 f6 is bad!
J Mieses vs NN, 1933 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Premature resignation... see the Mortimer Trap
J G Nicholson vs T Spanton, 2007 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 5 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Breyer Var (B10) 0-1 Smothered Qmate
M Metzger vs C Brandon, 1989 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 6 moves, 0-1

Game 8 in Irving Chernev's The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

Classical Sicilian, 6.Bd3??
P Klein vs Myagmarsuren, 1960 
(B56) Sicilian, 6 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 1-0A rare NN miniature win in 6!
NN vs Cornelissen, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Sic Closed Chameleon Miniature (B23) 0-1Hole/Smothered Mate
Marjanovic vs I Zhivanov, 1946 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 6 moves, 0-1

Scotch Gambit; Game could continue 6...Nh6 7.Bxh6 O-O! 8. Nc3!
J T Zezulkin vs K Jasik, 2001 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 6 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Scholar's Mate variation w/a kNight
P R Hindley vs W Ramsey, 1963 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def. Scandinavian. Exchange (B00) 1-0 Remove Guard
P Belmondo vs G Gilardi, 1989 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Sicilian (B20) Alternative defense to BDG gets smothered
Deming vs Cornell, 1980 
(B20) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Halasz-McDonnell Gambit (C21) 1-0 Withdrawal?
J Garcia Gutierrez vs T Mueller, 1990 
(C21) Center Game, 6 moves, 1-0

Philidor book trap on the half-open d-file
O Danchevski vs D Gjorgjieski, 2002 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Philidor Hanham. Delmar Var. (C41) 1-0 Lose a pawn, not game
K Milotzki vs A Sandrin, 1976 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Quick smothered mate making use of the pin
C R Gurnhill vs W H Banks, 1962 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 6 moves, 1-0

Italian, Two Knights Def. Open Variation (C55) 1-0 Qd5 wins N
R Snyder vs Ellis, 1972 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Russian Change-up: Stafford Gambit (C42) 0-1 B takes next move
Lowens vs Stafford, 1950 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 0-1

Don't trust someone else's theory...you might lose in six moves
A Zapata vs Anand, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Russian Game French Attack (C42) 1-0 Don't assume he'll play d4
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1889 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening/Modern (A00) 1-0 Smothered Queen
J Cukierman vs NN, 1934 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

The pawn was poisoned; Queen check and fork LPDO
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Not quite the Englund Gambit miniature, but close??
B Wall vs S Millimaci, 1987 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Open Sicilian, 5.Bf4 pawn fork decoys the bishop into Q+ & fork
NN vs Pandolfini, 1967 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 6 moves, 0-1

Common smothered mate making use of the pinned defender
Keres vs E Arlamowski, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 6 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Embarrassing smothered mate
J McGrouther vs Robert McCann, 1893 
(B32) Sicilian, 6 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Def., Advance Var (B00) 0-1 Knt invasion miniature
D Sherborne vs D Wake, 1857 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Miniature: Move pieces, not pawns!
Hartlaub vs H Rosenbaum, 1892 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 6 moves, 1-0

Kiev (1896) Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Bxf7+, Ng5+
Prince Dadian vs Doubrava, 1896 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

It keeps happening in the Hanham
M Delgado Crespo vs L Lucena, 2001 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Borg Defense: General (B00) 0-1a piece for a pawn is not enough
B Goide vs J Simmelink, 1991 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 6 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 0-1 Riot penalizes Pawn grabbing
B Dykes vs J Somoza, 1971 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 6 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Normal?! (C00)/Owen's Def (B00) 0-1 3.Qf3?! Nc6
R Ashley vs R Morton, 1980 
(C00) French Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

Ponziani Opening (C44) 1-0 Capture, Recapture, Pin the Q
Sturell vs NN, 1956 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

Standard Bxf7+ followed by Ng5+ miniature
L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 0-1 Neat Queen trap threatens mate
Bamber vs R Chranowski, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa8 Miniature attack f7 Legall's Mate to follow
Balode vs Sondore, 1965 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Black grabs two pawns and gets mated
O Smith vs A Bej, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qa5 (B01) 1-0 Pin Nc6 & Discovery traps Q w/Nxc7+
G Abrahams vs W R Thomas, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: General (B02) 1-0 Black will lose / a piece
J Krejcik vs A Gottlieb, 1922 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Var (B13) 1-0 Unpin wins material
Ziganovic vs G Laketic, 1980 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 7 moves, 1-0

C-K Classical Miniature (B18) 1-0 A modern smothered mate
F Carame vs M Matto, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def. Goldman Var (B10) 1-0 Angermanagement
Terry J Taylor vs I F Angermann, 1986 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Karpov Var (B17) 1-0 Smothered mate
A Dzurny vs S Saul, 1989 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Classical (B18) 1-0 Smothered # robs the pin
E Duffy vs C Burg, 1973 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 7 moves, 1-0

Q+ another Q+ & fork LPDO B in the shooting gallery
A Sira vs N Zahonova-Konopkova, 1993 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 7 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann, Two Knights Attack (B10) 1-0 Look familiar?
F La Rota vs J Sarwer, 1988 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 7 moves, 1-0

Sic Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 d-pawn thrust removes the defender
A Simons vs E Lowe, 1849 
(B20) Sicilian, 7 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Closed. Chameleon Var (B23) 1-0 Smothered Mate
Anand vs NN, 1993 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 7 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Dragon (B70) 1-0 Famous Wayward kNight Trap
V Borsony vs A Laustsen, 1956 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

French Winawer. Delayed Exchange (C01) 1-0 2 hanging pieces
H van Steenis vs T Wechsler, 1947 
(C01) French, Exchange, 7 moves, 1-0

French Defense: General (C00) 0-1 Standard Q trap f3/f6 by Bs
NN vs R Blaine, 1980 
(C00) French Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Guimard Def (C03) 0-1 Smothered Mate
K Grossner vs E Budrich, 1949 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 7 moves, 0-1

French, Rubinstein (C10) 1-0 Fianchetto creates weakness
A Kinoshita vs D Jegaden, 2008 
(C10) French, 7 moves, 1-0

Another "pin it to win it" C31 1-0 7
D Saxton vs Darting, 1936 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 7 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Var (C15) 1-0 Poke the pin w/a pawn
B Wall vs R J Lovegren, 1980 
(C15) French, Winawer, 7 moves, 1-0

Bishop's O., Blanel G. (C27) 1-0 Can't defend 2 mating squares
Kutjanin vs Jakobjuk, 1940 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

A slower Scholar's Mate C20 1-0 7
Michael Meyer vs D Newcomb, 1952 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 7 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. Abbazia Defense (C36) 0-1, 7 moves!
J Aulin-Jansson vs E Lie, 2006 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 7 moves, 0-1

A mate on move 7 by an underpromotion to a knight
Wiede vs A Goetz, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 0-1

The Original Legall's Mate C41 1-0 7
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Skewer, Bxf2+ Decoy, NxN+ removes guard, Q falls!
H McMahon vs Marshall, 1897 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 moves, 0-1

KP Game: Busch-Gass Gambit (C40) 1-0 The Krejcik queen trap
J Krejcik vs Baumgartner, 1914 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Comprehensive Chess Course V2, Game 53 Q forks 2 Ps, threatens#
N Karaklajic vs A Fuderer, 1955 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

K Pawn McConnell Defense (C40) 1-0 Qf6 is a common trap square
Koltanowski vs W Nolan, 1960 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Russian Game: Modern Attack (C43) 0-1Discovered Dbl + wins Q
Frank vs E Schiller, 1970 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 7 moves, 0-1

King Pawn: La Bourdonnais Gambit (C40) 1-0 2...Nf6 is superior
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical Var (C45) 1-0 Intermezzo allows retreat
T Schou-Moldt vs A Subramanian, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 7 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0 Better ask Black why?
B Wall vs G Hayes, 1980 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 7 moves, 1-0

Trap Italian Game: Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 in 7 moves
Muhlock vs Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical Var. Center Attack (C53) 1-0Q&B battery
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Hungarian Def (C50) 1-0 know the continuation
Estrin vs Liberzon, 1959 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 1-0

PxR=N Checkmate With A Queen In The Middle Of The Board
H Reinle vs Lange, 1936 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

KGA Modern Defense (C36) 1-0 Discovered Double Check is Mate!
A Meek vs Adbor, 1855 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 Discovered attack
W J Lutes vs R Hartenstein, 1962 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. Hanham Variation (C41) 1-0 Come on in!
Koltanowski vs Denhaene, 1931 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Italian Game (C50) 1-0 Good to know miniature w/Legal's Mate
A Cheron vs Jeanloz, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish Exchange. Bronstein Var (C69) 0-1 White can't defend g2
Besada vs Mabille, 1982 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 8 moves, 0-1

Italian, Schilling-Kostic Gambit (C50) 0-1 Running won't help
Kozelek vs Holzmann, 1929 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Mason CG (C40) 0-1 Typical Q+ & fork LPDO B
M Duppel vs P Rouzaud, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 8 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Urusov Gambit (C42) 1-0 More than one threat
Tg Zulkifli vs W Lai, 1992 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Von der Lasa Gambit (C21) 1-0 Q trap using Bxf7+
Falkbeer vs Zytogorski, 1856 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Delayed Sicilian Alapin 3.c3 Unpin miniature in 8 moves, 1-0
B Thelen vs NN, 1930 
(B30) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening (A00) 1-0 miniature: Bxf7+, Ng5+, Qf3+ etc.
H Van der Heijden vs Feenstra, 1982 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

A stock trap in the Pirc B07 1-0 8
W Elm vs A Bachmann, 1975 
(B07) Pirc, 8 moves, 1-0

Center Game: Berger Variation (C22) 0-1 Choose which fork
NN vs Leonhardt, 1903 
(C22) Center Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Another Qc6 pinned by Bb5! QxBb5, then Nxc7+ Royal family fork
Barnett vs Eastwood, 1949 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boi Var (C23) 0-1 Decoy sac, Royal fork
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Italian 2...Qf6, then pawn grab turns into support mate
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Pawn fork, Dbl attack
Reti vs Dunkelblum, 1914 
(C46) Three Knights, 8 moves, 1-0

C-K Mieses Attack. Landau G. (B12) 1-0 Bone in throat, Q sac
C A S Damant vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Sic Grand Prix Attk (B23)0-1 Qa5+ forks LPDO B shooting gallery
F Smrcka vs K E Engel, 1965 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 0-1

Spanish Cordel Gambit (C64) 1-0 Robbing the pin smothers the Q
Vasiukov vs S Giterman, 1960 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 8 moves, 1-0

The first "Fool's Mate" with Queen Sac B00 1-0 8
Greco vs NN, 1623 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def. (C41) 1-0 Unpin, Q sac, Legall's Mate
Hartlaub vs Worch, 1890 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

KG Declined, Soller-Zilbermints Gambit (C30) 1-0 Boden's # in 9
Fischer vs J Jones, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Modern Var (B01) 1-0 Miniature pin Nc6
J Ourmet vs P Cierniak, 1989 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 1-0

Scandinavian Def: Marshall Var (B01) 1-0 Nice, see notes
Timman vs M Ahmed Bakali, 1974 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 1-0

Vienna Gambit. Steinitz Gambit Knight Var (C25) 1-0 Take the N!
D Ham vs A Howard, 1979 
(C25) Vienna, 8 moves, 1-0

A simple 7 ... Qf6 holds things together for Black
G Robinson vs C Davie, 1916 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Italian, Deutz Gambit (C55) 1-0 Get dare firstest w/da mostest
Koltanowski vs Furst, 1960 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense (C41) 1-0 Exchanges lead to Nxf7+ fork
Koltanowski vs K Cable, 1960 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

KGA. Cunningham Def (C35) 0-1 Pin and N+ fork
Iverhov vs Ilianako, 1957 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 8 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Anderssen Counterattack (B01) 0-1 Pin, Q trap
A Lisenko vs T Voronova, 1978 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Relfsson Gambit (C44) 1-0 U don't C this Everyday
Birchbeer vs NN, 1995 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch 4...Qh4 Black's queen is trapped in 8 moves
P Frazer vs Taubenhaus, 1888 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: French Variation (B40) · 1-0 Smothered Mate
Margave vs NN, 1976 
(B40) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, 4Knights Var (B45) 0-1 Don't QUIT! BS became a WC
Spassky vs Rodgaisky, 1948 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 8 moves, 0-1

Italian Game Scotch Gambit (C55) 1-0Black horse had blinders on
Kraiko vs Kreie, 1979 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Var (C48) 0-1 Q trap
NN vs J van Mil, 1973 
(C48) Four Knights, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin / Cntr Cntr Declined (B22) 1-0 Q trap
H Ullrich vs NN, 1952 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 8 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening (C44) 1-0 Discovered attack on Black queen
L Komarek vs A Korn, 1992 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: General (C50) 1-0 Legall's Mate
F Knauer vs H Boehm, 1995 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 1-0

Franco-Sicilian Def: Marshall Gambit (C10) 1-0 Qside Discovery+
B Wall vs J Lippert, 1980 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 8 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Steinitz (C11) 1-0 Nab pawn grabbing Q
B Wall vs N Barsalou, 1980 
(C11) French, 8 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit (C30) 0-1 Tun the tables on Legall's Mate
I Maclellan vs D Thompson, 1984 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Defense 5...Qa5 (B01)0-1 W capture sequence backfires
Zabrzeski vs Angelov, 1967 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 0-1

KGA Bishop's Gambit First Jaenisch Var (C33) 1-0 Q soon trapped
Klimov vs Gorbunov, 1989 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 1-0

French / Owen Defense (C00) 1-0 She shouldn't have been there
Chernyshov vs Andrejew, 1982 
(C00) French Defense, 8 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

Modern Defense: K Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 Q forks 2 units
Vasiukov vs Razuvaev, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 8 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts (B01) 0-1 Unsuccessful Unpin
Nilzon vs Garcia, 1980 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 0-1

A quick queen trap w/aid of a pin. Gambiteers must know this!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit: Declined. Classical (C30) 0-1 Q trap
E Dekker vs J L Switzar, 1874 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense 3...f6?! (B10) 0-1White resigned prematurely
E Cravens vs Curt Jensen, 1996 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 8 moves, 0-1

French Tarrasch. Open System Euwe-Keres (C07) 0-1 Q pin & fork
Kmoch vs T Ellison, 1948 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 8 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange (B13) 1-0 Q trap
C Pickett vs W Veatch, 1986 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 8 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

Spanish, Morphy Def. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0Spearhead Q fork
D Burk vs A Wishnek, 1968 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Defense: Goldman Var (B12) 1-0 P thrusts
J Dainauskas vs Blecher, 1980 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Accepted (C31) 0-1 Pin the Q
D Evans vs B Wall, 1974 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

Latvian Gambit: Fraser Def (C40) 1-0 Bb5 pin is decoy for Nxc7+
Moreno vs Padula, 1980 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Classical 5.Nf5 (C45)0-1 Bxf2+ Deflects K then QxQ
R Banaj vs G Olarasu, 1994 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 White failed to play Nf3
NN vs Nathan, 1902 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

Modern Def (B06) 1-0 Bxf7+ declined
S Boros vs Biro, 1940 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit (B00) 1-0 duplicate of Greco
Ajeeb vs Baez, 1888 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06) 1-0 The N's turn next
K Jovanovic-Blagojevic vs J Tuomainen, 1974 
(B06) Robatsch, 8 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Chess Faux Pas
M Peckar vs Fine, 1939 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Chameleon (B20) 0-1 Missed Q sac for #
Theo Hart vs T Zietlow, 1993 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: General (B20) 0-1 Smothered Mate
V Rao vs Gill, 1972 
(B20) Sicilian, 8 moves, 0-1

Sic Delayed Alapin (B50) 1-0 Common unpin theme to know
Suetin vs P Travnicek, 1975 
(B50) Sicilian, 8 moves, 1-0

French Def. Advance. Nimzowitsch System (C02) 0-1 Discovered+
C Hatherill vs B Wall, 1980 
(C02) French, Advance, 8 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Rubinstein Var (C10) 1-0 Smother the Queen
Efremov vs Amirchanov, 1980 
(C10) French, 8 moves, 1-0

K Pawn Game (C20) 0-1 Polish on move 2 does not work so well
J Loedel vs R Illa, 1922 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: General (C21) 1-0 Q+ and fork LPDO B
Alekhine vs NN, 1932 
(C21) Center Game, 8 moves, 1-0

KGD. Falkbeer Countergambit. Blackburne Attack (C31) 0-1 +, +
Sachs vs D Gedult, 1971 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 0-1

KGD Panteldakis Countergambit (C30) 1-0 So bad it seems staged
T Moore vs NN, 1989 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 1-0

KGA. Wild Muzio Gambit (C37) 1-0 Some Beach, somewhere
L Friscoe vs S Beach, 1979 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 8 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening Trap (C46) 0-1 upset by 11 year old
N Starr vs Luzia Pires, 2014 
(C46) Three Knights, 8 moves, 0-1

Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42) 1-0 Repeat Anand's error
R W Jones vs Hlophe Smilo, 2016 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Two Knts Def. Fried Liver Attk (C57) 1-0 7...Ke6 is mandatory
D Shirley vs B Ellena, 1981 
(C57) Two Knights, 8 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 0-1 failed unpin
J Altusky vs Fischer, 1954 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5? Parham Attack (C20) 0-1 B pins Q/Sac, Nc2+ fork
Adow vs Borissow, 1889 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense Standard Line (B06) 1-0Pawn advance traps Bishop
Kazhgaleyev vs S Shoker, 2005 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Morphy G. Andreaschek G (B21) 1-0 6 P's met by Bxf7+
G Welling vs Brinkhorst, 1980 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor CG Zukertort Variation (C41) 1-0 Miniature mate on f7
S Simov vs A Aleksandrov, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

French Advance Milner-Barry Gambit (C02) 0-1 Discovery on Q
B Wall vs A Brown, 1972 
(C02) French, Advance, 9 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit Declined Miniature 0-1 Knight to the rescue
NN vs W Schelfhout, 1910 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 0-1

Closing the diagonal w/6.f5! is stronger for White
Capablanca vs A Kramer, 1914 
(C26) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Open (C80) 1-0 in 9 moves. Bd5 forks pair of LPDO Ns
D Andrae vs T Winckelmann, 1989 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1 Siberian Trap
Dick Sorensen vs J M Nielsen, 2012 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO B
O Matjushin vs G Matjushin, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

KP Game, Damiano Gambit (C20) 1-0 Black has compensation!?
Ruy Lopez vs G da Cutri, 1560 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

C-K Karpov. Modern Variation (B17) 1-0 Consecutive N checks
Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Opening, Jaenisch Cntrattack (C44)1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO N
P Kahn vs M Masschaele, 1988 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game (C45) 1-0 Spearhead double attack, pile on pin
F Dieperink vs P Klootwijk, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Bishop's Opening: Boden-Kieseritsky G (C42) 1-0 Legal's mate
Taylor vs K Dreyer, 1934 
(C27) Vienna Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0 The Q for a price
A Pearsall vs White, 1935 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Classical. Central Var (C64) 1-0 Q fork
J Lechtynsky vs J Trevelyan, 1974 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Classical Modern Main Line (C64) 1-0 dxe5 piles on pin
W Dakin vs I Hund, 1981 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 9 moves, 1-0

Uncommon smothered mate miniature C55 1-0 9
B Hoffmann vs E Heilmann, 1904 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

KGA Bishop's Gambit Greco Var (C33) 1-0 Know this Unpin trap
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var (C26) 0-1 Pawn moves pay off!
NN vs Greco, 1620 
(C26) Vienna, 9 moves, 0-1

Qd7 is not the Opera House game C41 1-0 9
Kolisch vs E Geake, 1860 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

4 Knights, Spanish Rub. (C48) 1-0 Can't defend 2 mating squares
Jowett vs McDonald, 1885 
(C48) Four Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

King Pawn Game: Macleod Attack (C20) 1-0 Q raid
Steinitz vs NN, 1890 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Elephant G (C40) 1-0 Discovered double check on the open e-file
A Toth vs C Guerra Costa, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Three Knights Opening (C46) 1-0 Just like Reti played
Capablanca vs Edward Beckley Adams, 1909 
(C46) Three Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Russian Game (C42) 0-1 Cut-off the Bishop w/pawn taps
J Cook vs Roubal, 1982 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Center Counter 3...Qa5 Trap fighting for c7
Wiesel vs Weigel, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Four Knights Game: Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1-0 Discovery
A Oppenheim vs NN, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

King Pawn: Alapin Opening (C20) 1-0 She's sucked into play
H Seyboth vs Luetze, 1902 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Caro Var (C70) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO R
B Wall vs J Chance, 1969 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Cntr Cntr Ilundain Var (B01) 1-0 Reversed Englund Gambit
L Ingram vs A McDonald, 2009 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

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

Game 41: 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
F M Wren vs W E Mayfield, 1941 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

French, Classical Svenonius Variation (C10) 0-1 Same N&B hit c2
M Pytel vs E Prie, 1990 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 0-1

Game 25: The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess by Irving Chernev
NN vs Beis, 1940 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

The author of the book "White to Play and Win"
W Adams vs G Kramer, 1946 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Resembles the Smith-Morra Gambit; Bxf7+ removes the K defender
M de Bolster vs NN, 1970 
(B53) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 0-1A pinned N does not defend
Moller vs Krasborg, 1987 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

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

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 1-0Rapid development; pin & skewr
Karlstrom vs Simmens, 1967 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Winawer Variation (C15) 1-0 Greedy Q trap
Szily vs Wloch, 1943 
(C15) French, Winawer, 9 moves, 1-0

QGD Tarrasch Def. Pseudo-Tarrasch (D30) 1-0 Always check for +s
Wiersma vs Euwe, 1920 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Alapin 2.c3 Barmen Def Central Exch (B22) Common trap
N Miranda Gonzalez vs Soledad Coro, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Countergambit (C41) 1-0 It went according to plan
Fischer vs K Chaney, 1964 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

-Fried Liver Attack- 9 moves
B Wall vs Bell, 1979 
(C57) Two Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Modern. Larsen Var (B04) 1-0 Cntr pawn fork comin
D Elsaca vs A Joseph, 2008 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Balogh Variation (B03) 1-0 Q threats
F M Wren vs Sprow, 1944 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Two Pawn Attack (B02)1-0 N+ Discoveries next
K Richter vs W Jurgschat, 1948 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def: Hunt Var. Matsukevich G. (B02) 1-0 It's K or Q
Mazukewitsch vs Kandaurov, 1967 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Defense: Spielmann Gambit (B02) 1-0He opened the door?
H Russ vs K Zeh, 1974 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Remove the Guard, Loose Bishop, Exposed King, Q+ & Fork LPDO
D Gross vs M Bujak, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Deflect the defender and then capture it's former defendent
D Trujillo Delgado vs P Heimbaecher, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

3...Qa5 Main Lines. Mieses Var (B01) 1-0 Nd5 discovery, Nxc7+
J Franzen vs J Petreje, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 1-0

Loose Knight, Exposed King, Q+ & Fork
J Vetemaa vs O Niemi, 1996 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz(C72) 0-1Fishin' Pole
R Adams vs B Wall, 1976 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin (B22) 0-1 B & N+ attack c2, Ke1
Zakar vs Szabo, 1933 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 0-1

"Wrong cannot right the wrongs that wrong hath done"
A Miller vs Chernev, 1928 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 0-1

French Rubinstein. Fort Knox Variation (C10) 1-0 Q trap
Y Kotkov vs Akopjan, 1966 
(C10) French, 9 moves, 1-0

KG Accepted. MacDonnell Gambit (C37) 1-0Scholar's Mate plus one
B Wall vs P Lewis, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3 Alapin Barmen Def Central Exchange / C-K(B13) 1-0
B Wall vs Johnny Thomas, 1977 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical (C53) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO Bishop
B Wall vs Wilke, 1979 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

Modern Defense: Pseudo-Austrian Attack (B06) 1-0 Rook pawned
T Dagorov vs D Beckman, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 9 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Omaha Gambit (C25) 1-0 Try pulling this one off!
J T Collins vs Joseph Manuel, 1980 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

Owen Defense (B00) 1-0 Two consecutive humdinger N sacrifices
E Bhend vs E Schneiders, 1985 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch Defense: Declined (B00) 1-0 Q trap in a crowd
Amberger vs Sprecher, 1924 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Uncommon Opening/Modern Def (A00) 1-0 Unpin and penetrate holes
M Miannay vs F Bruneau, 1991 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Def. Saemisch Attack (B02) 0-1 Lost horse regardless
U Voigt vs Pribyl, 1996 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1Failed pin gives away 2 pawns
T J Pirttimaki vs Chekhov, 1983 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Center Counter Defense: Main Lines (B01) 0-1 Unpin+ backfires
Neureiter vs H Reinle, 1922 
(B01) Scandinavian, 9 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Defense: Normal (B03) 0-1 Develop Ns before Bs
Hecker vs A Harju, 1976 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Alapin Barmen Defense Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 Unpin
E Naiditsch vs A Draeger, 2000 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Bowlder Attack (B20) 0-1 Qe4 has no escape square
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1842 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Smith-Morra Gambit (B21) 1-0 pawn grabbing Q trap
B Wall vs J Friedrichsen, 1974 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 1-0

More of an English approach trapping royalty B20 1-0 9
Berecky vs Sonderso, 1986 
(B20) Sicilian, 9 moves, 1-0

Sic Alapin, Barmen Def Central Exchange (B22) 1-0 Standard trap
W Neto vs K Banas, 1993 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 9 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Dragon Levenfish (B71)Open d-file zap QxQd8 after Ne6+
J L Alvarez del Monte vs C Hounie Fleurquin, 1961 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 9 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Advance (C02) 0-1Black rescued his extra kNight
K Treybal vs Foltys, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 9 moves, 0-1

King's Gambit (C30) 1-0 Worse than a discovery...Unpin
H Van Oostrum vs Bokern, 1967 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 9 moves, 1-0

K's Gambit: Accepted. K's Knt Gambit (C37) 1-0Almost Scholar's#
B Wall vs V Greenwalt, 1983 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 9 moves, 1-0

2 kNights Def./ Scotch Gambit. Kside (C45) 1-0 2 mating squares
J Vasser vs T Brookshear, 1981 
(C45) Scotch Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Scotch Gambit. London Defense?? (C44) 1-0 Scholar's Mate +1
J Creighton vs A Rangnow, 1949 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 9 moves, 1-0

Elephant Gambit (C40) 1-0 Double check on open e-file is mate!
E F Wendell vs Dr. Lindos, 1903 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def (C41) 1-0 Pseudo Legall's mate w/2 bishops
T Draisma vs J de Graaf, 1954 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Defense. Mackenzie Var (C77) 1-0 Scholar's Mate
A Haas vs K Lee, 1980 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 0-1like Blackburne-Shilling Gambit
Smit vs G Welling, 1978 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C71) 1-0 Legall's try
Werner vs T Stuttard, 1976 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 8 moves, 1-0

Scotch Game: Haxo Gambit Nxf7 (C45) 0-1 Correspondence
Mayr vs G Gottardi, 1977 
(C45) Scotch Game, 8 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Steinitz Def (C62) 0-1 Opera Mate w/a different N
D Hater vs R Crowl, 1981 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 1/2-1/2 Strange moves
S Kristjansson vs G Quillan, 2005 
(C01) French, Exchange, 7 moves, 1/2-1/2

KGD Falkbeer Countergambit. Charousek Gambit Old Line (C32) 1-0
R Babaev vs Moskoviev, 1988 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 8 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Stanley Var. Meitner-Mieses Gambit (C23) 1-0hit Qs
Z Vukovic vs F Emmel, 1979 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Center Attack (C53) 1-0 Scholar's #
Lehman vs Gregory, 1975 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 8 moves, 1-0

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