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Game of the Day 2021
Compiled by Phony Benoni
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See Game Collection: Game of the Day & Puzzle of the Day Collections for complete lists of my Game of the Day and Puzzle of the Day collections.

January 1 Inner Beauty
Uhlmann vs Smyslov, 1956 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

anuary 2: Hawaiian Punch
Benjamin vs Gufeld, 1998 
(B53) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

January 3: Leggo My Leko
Anand vs Leko, 1996 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

January 4 Slipped Him a Mickey
Tal vs Tolush, 1958 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 1-0

January 5: Welcome to the Rohde-o
Rohde vs Dlugy, 1990 
(A28) English, 36 moves, 1-0

January 6: Vitaly Impotent
Chekhover vs Lasker, 1935 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

January 7: Let Amon Tear A Sondre
A Simutowe vs S Tofte, 2009 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 47 moves, 1-0

January 8: The Hat Trick
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 41 moves, 1-0

January 9: Outranked
A Elo vs Fine, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

January 10: Spring Training
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

January 11: Pained By Numbers
J Rezek vs P Kipasso, 2001 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

January 12: While My Gutierrez Gently Weeps
S Vega Gutierrez vs A Muzychuk, 2014 
(B32) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

January 13: The Lost Opposition
Firouzja vs Carlsen, 2020 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

January 14: Welcome to the Bungle
D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 19 moves, 1-0

January 15: Road To Viktory
Fischer vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

January 16: Checkmate in Prague
Opocensky vs Pachman, 1945 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

January 17: Peasants vs. Castle
Arencibia Rodriguez vs S Kamuhangire, 1990 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 0-1

January 18: Orested Development
O Popovych vs E Formanek, 1969 
(C18) French, Winawer, 35 moves, 1-0

January 19 Chain Of Command
Botvinnik vs Levenfish, 1935 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1-0

January 20: I Will Watch Your Back
Carlsen vs Fressinet, 2006 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 1-0

January 21: Rad Maks
M Atabayev vs Wojtaszek, 2019 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

January 22: The Mad Vatter
H Vatter vs S Berry, 1980 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

anuary 23: All Fed Up!
L Christiansen vs Fedorowicz, 1984 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 0-1

January 24: The Maltese Falcon
J F Malta vs Bird, 1880 
(A80) Dutch, 28 moves, 0-1

January 25: "Vlad the Improver
Kramnik vs Susan Polgar, 1994 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 115 moves, 1-0

January 26: The Rout of Ole Evill
Euwe vs W E Evill, 1921 
(C47) Four Knights, 26 moves, 1-0

January 27: Jang Unchained
L Jiang vs P Cramling, 2004 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

January 28; Torren Apart
E Korchmar vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1931 
(D03) Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation), 22 moves, 0-1

January 29: Total Nihalation
Nihal vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2020 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

January 30 Allan A Day's Work
D Allan vs L Day, 1980 
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

February 1: That's Why the Lady Is a Champ
Ju Wenjun vs Goryachkina, 2020 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

February 2: The Fellowship of the Ding
Ding Liren vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2009 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 133 moves, 1-0

February 3 Who's The Bosch?
Spielmann vs J van den Bosch, 1935 
(C13) French, 22 moves, 0-1

February 4: Demolition of Hastings
D Gurevich vs Short, 1983 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

February 6: Run, Foreest, Run
Vitiugov vs J van Foreest, 2020 
(C11) French, 62 moves, 0-1

February 7: Medical Klinic
M Medic vs M Klinova, 2005 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 52 moves, 1-0

February 8: Super Bol
Bologan vs Caruana, 2008 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 34 moves, 1-0

February 9: Can You Top This?
Gelfand vs Topalov, 1997 
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

February 10: Lock-Down
Cherniaev vs G Lock, 2008 
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

February 11: Struk Down
J Parker vs J Struk, 2006 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 39 moves, 1-0

February 12: Pap Smear
Kosanovic vs M Pap, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

February 13: Enders' Game
P Enders vs V Gashimov, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 22 moves, 1-0

February 14: Super Dario
D Alzate vs C Samuelsen, 2004 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

February 15: Gosta Win the Machine
Stoltz vs Capablanca, 1928 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

February 16: "Thi For Two
T Do vs T Nguyen, 2005 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

February 17: Thump A Nickel
M Homuth vs A Nickel, 1988 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

February 18: Bring On the Dancing Girls
E Rosen vs S Lang, 2019 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

February 19: Vishy's Worst Knightmare
Kasparov vs Anand, 1991 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

February 20: Tough to Desai
Alekhine vs R E Desai, 1933 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

February 21: Yin and Yang
D Yang vs E Perelshteyn, 2008 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 31 moves, 0-1

February 22: Dancing Queens
D Rovner vs L Guldin, 1939 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

February 23: "For Whom The Bellon Tolls
Bellon Lopez vs R Byrne, 1975 
(A06) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

February 24: Beat A Hasty Retreat
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1938 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

February 25: Pet Food
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

February 26: Splitting Adams
A Horvath vs A Tukhaev, 2017 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 21 moves, 0-1

February 27 May You Build a Ladder to the Stars
P Hogarty vs A Krishnan, 2006 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 66 moves, 1-0

February 28 Be My Valentine
V Green vs Steinitz, 1862 
(B40) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

March 1: March Madness
Granda Zuniga vs P Mascaro March, 2004 
(B57) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

March 2: The XYZ Affair
Zeyu Xiang vs Yibo Zhou, 2019 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 55 moves, 1-0

March 3 One Ring To Bind Them
Loop vs Deep Gandalf, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 1-0

March 4: Goliath and David
M David vs Botvinnik, 1938 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

March 5: In Trouble With the Lau
Lau vs A Bastian, 1983 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

March 6, March 8: Dutch Oven
Van Wely vs D Kontic, 1988 
(A80) Dutch, 37 moves, 1-0

March 7: In a New York Minute
I A Horowitz vs A Kevitz, 1931 
(A15) English, 22 moves, 1-0

March 8: Curt on a Hurting Rolf
R Knobel vs C Hansen, 1998
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 0-1

March 9: The Fiery Angel
M Delage vs S Prokofiev, 1937 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

March 10: Zinn Master
D Neukirch vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 40 moves, 0-1

March 11 Shootout at the O.K. Corral
Korneev vs Suba, 1995 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

March 12: Riga Tony
Ljubojevic vs Miles, 1979 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 60 moves, 0-1

March 13: Bent Out of Shape
Timman vs Larsen, 1980 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 19 moves, 1-0

March 14: Jabez the Hurt
Morphy vs J Carr, 1858  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

March 15: So Unexpected
Carlsen vs So, 2020 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 61 moves, 0-1

March 16: Girls Knight Out
Yifan Hou vs Short, 2016 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 39 moves, 1-0

March 17 Mac the Knife
S K Rozental vs V Makogonov, 1936 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

arch 18: Thoren in the Side
P Thoren vs P Lacko, 1987 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

March 19: Call My Theraptis
J Sinanan vs N Raptis, 2006 
(A25) English, 42 moves, 1-0

March 20: Sword to Sword
G Machate vs Saemisch, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

March 21 Kalashnikov Outguns Colts
V Kalashnikov vs Koltsov, 1929 
(A04) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

March 22: A Whiter Shade of Pal
Benko vs Petrosian, 1952 
(A04) Reti Opening, 62 moves, 1-0

March 23: It Wasn't in the Cards
Fischer vs R Cardoso, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

March 24 Saxy Thang
Sax vs Tseshkovsky, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 91 moves, 1-0

March 25 The Hand that Rocks the Radul
Smyslov vs I Radulov, 1977 
(B83) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

March 26: Look e4 You Leap!
Anderssen vs Mayet, 1855 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

March 27: Goodbye, Clarice
G Stalda vs C Benini, 1948 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

March 28: All Rohdes Lead to Rome
Dzindzichashvili vs Rohde, 1992 
(A10) English, 33 moves, 1-0

March 29: I've got thiS-pass-key
Shamkovich vs Spassky, 1961 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 62 moves, 1-0

March 30: Scotch—Make It a Double
K Isgandarova vs Kosteniuk, 2012 
(C45) Scotch Game, 52 moves, 0-1

March 31 Two Kar Collision
H Karner vs Karpov, 1972 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

April 1 Arab Spring
Beliavsky vs A Arab, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

April 2: Flaying Fossum
O Boyum Fossum vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A10) English, 50 moves, 0-1

April 3: Ain't Patrick's Day
D Edelman vs Wolff, 1988 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

April 4 Dom KO Tay
D Miller vs A A Taylor, 2016 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 38 moves, 1-0

April 5 Carva Roast
Steinitz vs V Martinez de Carvajal, 1889 
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

April 6: My One Memorable Game
J Sherwin vs Fischer, 1957 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 41 moves, 1-0

April 7: My 60 Memorable Moves
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1961 
(E97) King's Indian, 60 moves, 1-0

April 8: Rohde's Scholar
Benjamin vs Rohde, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 51 moves, 1-0

April 9: Jersey Sure
Kupchik vs Capablanca, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

April 10: The Hunter Becomes the Hunted
Filip vs K Darga, 1961 
(A14) English, 33 moves, 0-1

April 11: The Guns of Navaro
Aronian vs Navara, 2012 
(D85) Grunfeld, 60 moves, 0-1

April 12 Then I Took an Aron in the Ni
Ni Hua vs Aronian, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 0-1

April 13: Forked Tung
Nguyen Hoang Tuan vs That Nhu Tung Ton, 2005 
(C11) French, 55 moves, 1-0

April 14: And the Lion Loared
G Loar vs B Men, 1992 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

April 15: April 15th e-file
B Yildiz vs J Gokbulut, 2019 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 67 moves, 1-0

April 16: Take a Turn for the Worse
J Turn vs Petrov, 1929 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 0-1

April 17: The Pawn Island of Doctor Moreau
Moreau vs Schlechter, 1903 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

April 18: Barbecued Rib
Kamsky vs Ribli, 1991 
(B44) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

April 19 Rook File of a Prodigy
Kasparov vs B Kantsler, 1975 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

April 20: Polgarheist
Sofia Polgar vs A Rabczewski, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

April 21: The Pen is Mightier than the Sod
J Penrose vs B Soderborg, 1959 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

April 22: On the Burdge of Extinction
H Burdge vs Fine, 1940 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 79 moves, 0-1

April 23: Runde Peg in a Square Hole
H Runde vs Morten Jensen, 2003 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

April 24: Short Hits Yifan
Short vs Yifan Hou, 2016 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 50 moves, 1-0

April 25: Yakety Sax
Sax vs Tukmakov, 1972 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 26 moves, 1-0

April 26: Lastin Impression
A Lastin vs D Bocharov, 2008 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

April 27: Help Me Make It Through the Knight
H C Christoffersen vs S Erdelyi, 1931 
(B83) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

April 28: Headliner and Seidman
H Seidman vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

April 29: The Metamorphosis
Mikhalevski vs G Kafka, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

April 30: When The Stars A Lein
Ujtumen vs A Lein, 1965 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

May 1: Do You Know the Way to Smash Jose?
W Kluxen vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

May 2: The Jimmy Hendricks Experience
J Buff vs Hendricks, 1978 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 26 moves, 1-0

ay 3: Dr. Wurm
A E Blackmar vs A F Wurm, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

May 4: Heinemann Trophy
T Heinemann vs G Meins, 2004 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

May 5: Opposites Distract
A Gara vs N Lakos, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1-0

May 6: Greene to Play and Win
W Adams vs L S Greene, 1941 
(C10) French, 28 moves, 0-1

May 7: You, R Eggmann!
Keene vs R Eggmann, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

May 8: We Will Fight Them On The D File
Koltanowski vs W C Doby, 1966 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

May 9: King Crusher
E Alekseev vs I Krush, 2013 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

May 10: Problem Loginov
Carlsen vs V A Loginov, 2001 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 0-1

May 11: Smooth Operator
Kasparov vs F Sideifzade, 1978 
(A15) English, 28 moves, 0-1

May 12 Kellogg's Hoorn Flakes
B Beffie vs P F van Hoorn, 1923 
(A15) English, 35 moves, 1-0

May 13 Standard Deviation
A Deviatkin vs J P Wallace, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 85 moves, 1-0

May 14 Pasiev Resistance
S Golikov vs R Pasiev, 2008 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 29 moves, 0-1

May 15: Stun-ee and Cher
Chernin vs P Bono, 2005 
(A53) Old Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

May 16: GPS Malfunction
I Novikov vs G Shahade, 2001 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

mAY 17: Cancel of Trent
Kosteniuk vs L Trent, 2017 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

May 18: Yangyi Duda Dandy
Yu Yangyi vs Duda, 2020 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

May 19: Fish and Game
Caruana vs Fish, 2015 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

May 20: Hi Yo Silverman!
J Silverman vs Eliskases, 1937 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

May 21: Lou Cohn for Trouble
L Cohn vs F M Teed, 1885 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 0-1

May 22: Goundar Baek Up the Middle
S Goundar vs Wongi Baek, 2012 
(C28) Vienna Game, 39 moves, 1-0

May 23: Kengis Can't
J Moreno Carnero vs Kengis, 2001 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

May 24 By Hook or by Rook
Benjamin vs W Hook, 1990 
(E91) King's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

ay 25: The Very Model of a Modern Major Zhenevsky
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs A Model, 1932 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

May 26: The Dyceman Cometh
S Williams vs A Dyce, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 50 moves, 0-1

May 27: F Lee Bites
F J Lee vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1907 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

May 28: What Hath Aaron Rothman?
A Rothman vs J Partos, 1943 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

ay 29: Weakened at Bernie's
B Johnson vs A Heikkonen, 1972 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 23 moves, 1-0

ay 30: Guns N' Moses
Alekhine vs M Scholtz, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 48 moves, 0-1

May 31 The Lask Act
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

June 1: The End of an Error
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

June 2: Viktor-Laszlo
Korchnoi vs Szabo, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

June 3: King Of The Hill
D Vaughan vs T Hill, 1987 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

June 4: Ding-Dong! The Vish is Dead
Anand vs Ding Liren, 2020 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 40 moves, 0-1

June 5: NaCl Sandwiched
D S Polland vs H Morton, 1938 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 44 moves, 1-0

June 6: Boris the Spider
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 91 moves, 1-0

une 7: No Peace at Camp David
Bronstein vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

June 8: The Fall of Konstantinopolsky
Konstantinopolsky vs I Rudakovsky, 1940 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 56 moves, 0-1

une 9: Slippery As an Eelapin
Spielmann vs Alapin, 1911 
(C14) French, Classical, 53 moves, 0-1

June 10: The Crowded Room
Lasker / Saulson / Rhodus / Wilcox vs Johnston / Uedemann / Phillips / L, 1902 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

June 11 Pupols Becomes the Teacher
Fischer vs V Pupols, 1955 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 44 moves, 0-1

June 12: Q, End This!
C Picard vs Q Burri, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

June 13: Whitehouse Brief
G Spencer-Smith vs L E Whitehouse, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

14:Like the circles that you find in the windmills of your mind
Falkbeer vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0

June 16: Route 66
Kasparov vs Beliavsky, 1981 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 66 moves, 1-0

June 17: Fischer Test
Smyslov vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 54 moves, 0-1

Kime 19" Piece Power In Chess
Kmoch vs Prins, 1940 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 17 moves, 1-0

June 19: Dewey Wins
D Moody vs D Helf, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

June 20: Ragozin Supposin' That Sozin is Dozin': Ragozin
Ragozin vs V Sozin, 1937 
(A28) English, 23 moves, 0-1

June 21,June 28, uly 16: A Pin, But Not a Safety Pin
Karpov vs Timman, 1988 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 1-0

June 22, uly 7: A Pin, But Not a Safety Pin
Averbakh vs Kholmov, 1947 
(A15) English, 26 moves, 1-0

June 23: Beat Noire
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1979 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 0-1

June 24: My name is Nepo!
Nepomniachtchi vs K Alekseenko, 2021 
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0

June 25: Yes, I Can Top This
Duda vs Dubov, 2021 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 1-0

June 26: Smiling Jack
A Pinkus vs J Moskowitz, 1942 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 54 moves, 0-1

June 27: The Good Die Young
NN vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

June 29: Two Pawns for the Underdog
T Chapman vs Kasparov, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 37 moves, 0-1

June 30: Russian tanks
Korchnoi vs Najdorf, 1971  
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1-0

uly 1: Quiet Manoeuvres
Portisch vs Saidy, 1972 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

July 2: Simultaneous Tandem Blindfold Exhibition
Alekhine / Koltanowski vs Antwerp, 1934 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

July 3: The Hapless Queen
Korchnoi vs Beliavsky, 1992 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 81 moves, 1-0

July 4: A Novel Novelty
Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

July 5: Errant Aron
Nimzowitsch vs Ed. Lasker, 1910 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

July 6: A Tangled Web We Weave
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

July 8: The Weaver Grip
W Adams vs Kashdan, 1940 
(C14) French, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

July 9: Check and Mate
M Silagadze vs A Galymbek, 2016 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 38 moves, 0-1

July 10: "Stark Raving Mad
M Stark vs Shainswit, 1943 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

July 11: Time Has Come Today
Capablanca vs H E Chambers, 1912 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

July 12 Baskart Case
B Adhiban vs Aronian, 2021 
(A09) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

July 13: Bareev Encounter
Bareev vs Yakovich, 1986 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

July 14: Sergeing Forward
S Azarov vs K Shanava, 2006 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

July 15: Death of Brian
Rantanen vs B Denman, 1972 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 20 moves, 1-0

July 17: Q-Mobile
Petrov vs R Grau, 1939 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

July 18: Heine Gets a Full Nelson
Fedorov vs P H Nielsen, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 13 moves, 1-0

Juy 19: Conspicuously Clever Cavalry Charge
G Kluger vs Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

July 20: Hugo Boss
H Spangenberg vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B91) Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

July 21: Gambit, Gambit, Who's Got the Gambit?
Chigorin vs Marshall, 1905 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 65 moves, 0-1

Juy 22: The enemy of Kemeny is no fish
L Karpinski vs E Kemeny, 1897 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

July 23: Multiple Reentry Vehicle Knight
M Mrva vs Movsesian, 2002 
(E91) King's Indian, 89 moves, 1-0

7/24: Svidler, Svidler On the Wall, Who's The Passer After All?
Svidler vs Anand, 1999 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

July 25: Shirov the Top
Shirov vs Topalov, 2001 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

July 26: So Xiong, Farewell
Xiong vs So, 2017 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

July 27: Bankrupting the Fed
Dzindzichashvili vs Fedorowicz, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

July 28: Mann's Inhumanity To Mann
Teichmann vs Spielmann, 1909 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

July 29: Last Bishop of Havana
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

July 30: Two Heads are Better Than One
Hydra vs Adams, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

July 31 The Few, the Proud, the Marins
M Marin vs R Mascarinas, 1990 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

August 1 The Pope Lectured his Nun
Nunn vs A Pope, 1972 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

August 2: The Well in the Woods
D Norwood vs G Welling, 1998 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

August 3: Rising Stars War Episode II: Attack of the Pawns
Beliavsky vs Nakamura, 2009 
(E97) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

August 4: The Unfinished Sacrifice
Reti vs F Schubert, 1915 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

August 5: Morphy's Flaw
de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

August 6 Battle Of The Presidents
T Bush vs A Carter, 1976 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

August 7: Midnight Ride of Bird Revere
Bird vs de Riviere, 1859 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

August 8: Let Me Be Frank
Marshall vs Stodie, 1920 
(B20) Sicilian, 13 moves, 1-0

August 9 Doughboy is Afraid of Nothing
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

August 10: Will No One Rid Me of This Turbulent Priest?
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

August 11: Duffy Ducks
P Duffy vs Steinitz, 1865 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

August 12 It Don't Matter If You're Black or White
O Jackson vs Adams, 1991 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 0-1

August 13: Wahle Rider
Spielmann vs R Wahle, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

August 14: Vagan poetry
Reshevsky vs Vaganian, 1976 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Austst 15: Carr Before the Horse
Y Zhou vs N Carr, 2013 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

August 16 Pass the Pawn and Pepper, Please
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

August 16: Malakhov Clock Fail
E Safarli vs V Malakhov, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

August 18 Me Jan! You Tarjan!
Tarjan vs Timman, 1974 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 0-1

August 19 So be it
Ivanchuk vs So, 2009 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

August 20: First Fall of the Wall
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

August 21: I, Claudius
Smyslov vs H C van Riemsdijk, 1990 
(E59) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line, 84 moves, 0-1

August 22 Petty Larssony
Petterson vs E Larsson, 1963 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 10 moves, 0-1

August 23: Blatant Doom Trip
P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

August 24: Morozevich Rolls Roiz
Morozevich vs M Roiz, 2011 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 59 moves, 1-0

August 25: Murali, Life is but a Dream
M Karthikeyan vs M Matlakov, 2019 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 68 moves, 1-0

August 26: The Master and Margarita
Adams vs M Voiska, 1989 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 60 moves, 1-0

August 27: Playing with a macht can get you burnt
A Macht vs Alekhine, 1930 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

August 28: Mai Way
P Mai vs M Pap, 1996 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

August 29: Mieses Two Pieces
Tarrasch vs J Mieses, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

August 30: Bishops Belong Behind Passed Pawns!
M A Schapiro vs A Hodges, 1923 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1-0

August 31 A Dark and Storey Knight
C Ross vs C Storey, 2009 
(B27) Sicilian, 60 moves, 0-1

September 1:Tuk his breath away
Tukmakov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

September 2: Bird, From, New York City
Bird vs J Mason, 1875 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

September 3: Brinck's Home Security
P S Leonhardt vs A Brinckmann, 1927 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 0-1

September 4: The Prins of Wells
Prins vs P K Wells, 1979 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

September 5: Didn't C this 1 coming, Right?
A van Foreest vs Euwe, 1926 
(B83) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

September 6: Up For Grabs
B Trabert vs T Grabuzova, 2001 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 103 moves, 0-1

September 7: Panic Attacks
A Gogic vs R Lovric, 2008 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 55 moves, 1-0

September 8: Believe It Orr Knott
M Orr vs S Knott, 1986 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

September 9: Welling crushers
G Welling vs Kappler, 1983 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

September 10: Going AHWOHL
A H Wohl vs So, 2008 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 42 moves, 0-1

September 11: Pop Up Blocker
C Blocker vs Xiong, 2015 
(E13) Queen's Indian, 4.Nc3, Main line, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

September 12: Sax Seeks Sacs
Sax vs Anand, 1986 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 0-1

September 13: The Lady or the Tiger?
Polgar vs Anand, 1992 
(C18) French, Winawer, 65 moves, 0-1

September 14 Summer Soltice
K Commons vs Soltis, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 0-1

September 15 Howell I Know Unless I c4 Myself?
D Anton Guijarro vs D Howell, 2017 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 53 moves, 0-1

September 16: Long lievre le France
C Lelievre vs M Francois, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

September 17: Gross Blunder
Lombardy vs R J Gross, 1966 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

September 18: Hao to Escape from the Grave
Vachier-Lagrave vs Wang Hao, 2011 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

September 19: Graphic Display Kasimovas
I Figler vs N Kasimov, 1967 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 0-1

September 20: A Weaker Shade of Pale
Stahlberg vs Petrov, 1938 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

September 21: Nc7-5309/Jenni
F Jenni vs P Carlsson, 2005 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

September 22: Krzysztonite
J Krzyszton vs J Nielsen, 1972 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

September 23: You Know The Rules, And So Do I
Averbakh vs C Purdy, 1960 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 1-0

September 24 Come on Fail the Moise
Capablanca vs P H Moise, 1915 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

9/25: What's A Nice Girl Like You Doing On A Knight Like This?
K Arakhamia-Grant vs S Knight, 2009 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

September 26 The Grand Pooba
P Poobalasingam vs J Radovanovic, 2008 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

September 27: Petar Popovic pushed a pair of pretty passers
P Popovic vs Gligoric, 1995 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 84 moves, 1-0

September 28: No Blood For Oll
Oll vs Hodgson, 1993 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 46 moves, 0-1

September 29: Murey, Murey, quite contrary
Timman vs Murey, 1993 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

September 30: Stick a fork in it, it's done
D Freeman vs K McDonald, 2011 
(A80) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

October 1: Always Look on the Bright Side of Leif
L E Johannessen vs Carlsen, 2005 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 59 moves, 1-0

October 2: Every Doug has his Day
D Bailey vs L Day, 1988 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

October 3 Qwned
Kramnik vs Polgar, 1996 
(E97) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

October 4: The Answer Is ...42!
Anand vs Adams, 2012 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 0-1

October 5: Dolci & Cubana
Capablanca vs A Dolci, 1913 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 34 moves, 1-0

October 6: Pieces of the World, Unite!
L Engels vs K Richter, 1935 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

October 7: Pun Denied
I Krush vs Wang Yu, 1996 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

October 8: Abraham, the KID, and the Sacrifice
H Avram vs Fischer, 1957 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

October 9: Without Fear of Feavyour
J Boyers vs J Feavyour, 1962 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

October 10: Kraftwerk
B Schneider vs W Kraft, 2000 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

October 11: Brains vs. Bron
Nunn vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

October 12: Oleg To Stand On
Korchnoi vs Romanishin, 1992 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 28 moves, 1-0

October 13: For Hume the Bell Tolls
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

October 14: Oim Suetin blood 'ere
Suetin vs T Oim, 1972 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 40 moves, 0-1

October 15: Murder most fowl
A Dueckstein vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 51 moves, 1-0

October 16: It Takes One to Know One
Blackburne vs Lush, 1885 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

October 17: Checkmate Sahovski !!
Keres vs A Sakovski, 1936 
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 1-0

October 18: Great Minds think Alik
O Privorotsky vs A Bukhover, 1960 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 0-1

October 19: Mother, Do You Think I'll Take the Pawn?
R Thomas vs R J Waters, 1968 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

October 20: Farewell, My Lovely
Kosten vs Chandler, 1991 
(B33) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

October 21: Goodbye, Mr. Cheps
Kamsky vs I Cheparinov, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 63 moves, 1-0

October 22: Sugar Ray vs. Rocky
Robson vs Fedorowicz, 2010 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

October 23: And Like a Torrent Rush
Blackburne vs Steinitz, 1876 
(C45) Scotch Game, 66 moves, 0-1

October 24: Simultaneous Combustion
Capablanca vs S Campos, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

October 25: By hook or by crook
S Sloan vs W Hook, 2009 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

October 26 You've Got To Hide Your King Away
Fine vs M Epstein, 1945 
(C57) Two Knights, 32 moves, 1-0

October 27: The French Connection
R Gaudin vs A Cheron, 1925 
(C21) Center Game, 42 moves, 0-1

October 28: Hulak is OK!
Adorjan vs K Hulak, 1977 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 31 moves, 0-1

October 29: Pierced Brosnan
J Brosnan vs G Grasser, 2013 
(A15) English, 38 moves, 0-1

October 30: Yessir, Zero-one
D Gurevich vs Seirawan, 2003 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 43 moves, 0-1

October 31: I rig a draw award -A. Giri
Giri vs Carlsen, 2019 
(B33) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

November 1, 3: Passing the Korch
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 1983 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 46 moves, 1-0

November 2: Deus ex Machina
Rybka vs Shredder, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 55 moves, 1-0

November 4: Break on Through to the Other Side
J S Morrison vs Euwe, 1922 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

November 5: You can run but you can't Haida
Marshall vs A Haida, 1925 
(B20) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

November 6: Box King Clever
F W Viney vs H Gook, 1926 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

November 7 Play Mista for Me
Karjakin vs A Mista, 2007 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 66 moves, 0-1

November 8: Someone should write a book about this
Fischer vs Mednis, 1962 
(C18) French, Winawer, 73 moves, 0-1

Noveber 9: Swift Kill by a Giant
Lputian vs Tal, 1982 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 0-1

november 10: Now and Forever Amin
B Amin vs I H Labib, 2001 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

November 11 No Taylor-Joy for Vasily
Ivanchuk vs Wolff, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

November 12: Both missed it
A Both vs Spate, 1987 
(E73) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

November 13: Cyberpunk 1977
Mac Hack VI vs Fischer, 1977 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

November 14: Liviu On a Prayer
Nisipeanu vs A Florean, 1995 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 1-0

November 15: Sergei: Rak, Man, I'm Off
F Rakotomaharo vs Movsesian, 2019 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

November 16: I'm All Zook Up
Fischer vs B Zuckerman, 1965 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 56 moves, 1-0

November 17: Here's Loek's King At You, Kid
Van Wely vs Carlsen, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

November 18: Double Vision
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1992 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 45 moves, 0-1

November 19: Three Pieces Are a Mate
V Makogonov vs Flohr, 1942 
(C76) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

November 20: Hello? Is it Miguel R-K4?
M Cuellar Gacharna vs Reshevsky, 1967 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 42 moves, 1-0

November 21: Kunin Likes A Fuchs
V Kunin vs J Fuchs, 2019 
(A05) Reti Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

Novemer 22: The Grim Reaper
Stoltz vs Alekhine, 1942 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 37 moves, 0-1

Nevember 23 My kingdom for a horse
Spassky vs Taimanov, 1955 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

November 24: The Dragondorf
J E Littlewood vs Botvinnik, 1961 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

November 25: Et tu, Brute?
Saitek Brute Force vs B Kieboom, 1994 
(B06) Robatsch, 43 moves, 1-0

November 26 The Tarjan Horse
Tarjan vs Adorjan, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 1-0

November 27: Fournier Transformation
Saint-Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 39 moves, 0-1

November 28: Conde Nasty
H G Cole vs A G Conde, 1919 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 57 moves, 0-1

November 29: Perpetual Rook
L'Ami vs Van Wely, 2010 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

November 30 Anaconda Plan
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

December 1: Killing the Fathead Karff
M Karff vs E Keller-Herrmann, 1950 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

December 2 Spassky's Mortal Game
Spassky vs Polugaevsky, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 51 moves, 0-1

December 3: Grand Prie
E Prie vs G Andruet, 1990 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 82 moves, 1-0

December 4: Dropping Abrik
Abrikossowoski vs Parkow, 1938 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

December 5: An Anna Walks Into A Bar
A Muzychuk vs A Bar, 2014 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

December 6: Book of Elijah
E Williams vs Staunton, 1851 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 34 moves, 1-0

December 7: Euwe Say Goodbye, and I Say Hollo
Euwe vs E M Holloway, 1920 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

December 8: Dump of the Stig
Carlsen vs S Gabrielsen, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

December 9: Dubois Stood on the Burning Duke
Dubois vs Duke Karl / Count Casabianca, 1859 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

December 10: Alapin, But Not a Safety Alapin
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1892 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

December 11: Pony Benoni
Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

December 12: Fantastic Four
Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

December 13: The Artyom of War
A Timofeev vs D Frolyanov, 2011 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

December 14: Maul Porphy
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 1-0

Deceber 15 Sink Like a Grandmaster
Kotov vs N Povah, 1976 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

December 16: Nobody's Business But His Own
G Niemand vs P Keffler, 1970 
(C57) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

December 17: Round of the Knight's Table
J Rodgaard vs Euwe, 1980 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 95 moves, 0-1

December 18 Dragun Sicilian
M Apicella vs K Dragun, 2009 
(B58) Sicilian, 86 moves, 0-1

December 19: Los Polígamos
D Anton Guijarro vs A Franco, 2011 
(A17) English, 82 moves, 1-0

December 20: Damage of F G Rowe
F G Rowe vs W G Ward, 1876 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 0-1

December 21: Military Intelligence
Moreau vs Marshall, 1903 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

December 22: Escape from Alcaraz
V Artemiev vs A Gallego Alcaraz, 2019 
(A15) English, 47 moves, 1-0

December 23: Sacks in the City
Nisipeanu vs S Gordon, 2013 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 35 moves, 1-0

December 24 Ding Down, Merry Li on High
Ding Liren vs Li Chao, 2011 
(D90) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 0-1

December 25: The Meekins Shall Inherit the Earth
C Boor vs K C Meekins, 2009 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 0-1

December 26: On the Feast of Stefan
Fazekas vs Pirc, 1936 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 56 moves, 1-0

December 27: Open Mouth
R Garcia vs S Schweber, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

December 28: The Pawn Least Likely to Succeed
Keres vs K Richter, 1936 
(A04) Reti Opening, 59 moves, 1-0

December 29: Fischer fiddles while Byrne roams
Fischer vs R Byrne, 1965 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 0-1

Deceber 30 Emm and N's
J Emms vs Nunn, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 40 moves, 1-0

December 31: Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye
M Barth Stanford vs D Hassabis, 1997 
(B32) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

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