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200 Principles:

Bishop's Opening: Ponziani Gambit (C24) 1-0 annotated by Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Staunton Gambit. Chigorin Var (A83) 1-0 His gambit
Staunton vs Horwitz, 1846 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 56 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz Def (C72) 1-0 Surprise end
M Lange vs G Schultz, 1863 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 48 moves, 1-0

"underpromotion to three rooks mate"
J Heral vs Anderssen, 1873 
(C00) French Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

G126 The Golden Treasury of Chess Part 1 - editors Chess Review
Mephisto vs Tinsley, 1878 
(C57) Two Knights, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Closed. Traditional (B25) 1-0
Winawer vs Bird, 1882 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 85 moves, 1-0

French Def: Classical. Burn Var (C11) 0-1 Unstoppable Passer
Schlechter vs Burn, 1897 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

Danish Gambit: Accepted (C21) 1-0 New queen is arriving next
V Nielsen vs F Englund, 1899 
(C21) Center Game, 48 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 1-0Promotion
Capablanca vs E Corzo, 1901 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0

A piece down, fine endgame technique. A 12-move Knight's tour.
Marshall vs S T Sharp, 1906 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

KGA. Allgaier Gambit (C39) 1-0 Promotion looms!
Lasker vs W Blijdensteijn, 1908 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

London System (D02) 1-0 Overextended, LPDO
C Millar vs Lasker, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Marshall was not eager to resign.
Marshall vs C Jaffe, 1909 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 0-1

Dutch Defense: Staunton Gambit. General (A83) 0-1 Discovered+
P F Johner vs C Jaffe, 1911
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 29 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def: Prague Var (D33) 1-0 Marshall was overambitious
Rubinstein vs Marshall, 1912 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

Italian Game: Classical. Closed Var (C53) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Gunsberg vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 0-1

Cntr Cntr Def: Anderssen Counterattack (B01) 1-0 Stockfish
Tarrasch vs J Mieses, 1920 
(B01) Scandinavian, 41 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Quiet Var (D11) 1-0 Stockfish notes
M A Schapiro vs A Hodges, 1923 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Alekhine Var (C68) 0-1 18...?
R Scrivener vs Torre, 1924 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 0-1

Colle System 5.c3 (D04) 0-1 Open center w/heavy pieces
Colle vs W Fairhurst, 1927 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

one of only 5 players in history to defeat Capa more than once
Spielmann vs Capablanca, 1929 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

Colle System 4.b4 Bg7 5.c4 0-0 (D04) 1-0 active piece play
Santasiere vs Shainswit, 1941 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 72 moves, 1-0

The black king and rook remain incarcerated on g8/h8
Y Gusev vs E Auerbach, 1946 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 37 moves, 1-0

Neo-Grünfeld Def: Delayed Exchange Var (D75) 1/2-horsing around
Benko vs Bronstein, 1949 
(D75) Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5, 106 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 79 The Game of Chess by Harry Golombek
Bronstein vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 32 moves, 1-0

There is a mystery surrounding this game.
R Cross vs Lombardy, 1955 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Dragon. General (B70) 1-0 A different P race
V Nedeljkovic vs L Volpert, 1961 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 66 moves, 1-0

KID: Four Pawns Attack. General (E77) 1-0 mutual promotions
Benko vs Panno, 1963 
(E77) King's Indian, 58 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65) 1-0 Taken either way
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Advance. Paulsen Attack (C02) 1/2-1/2
V Vepkhvishvili vs Melkumov, 1965 
(C02) French, Advance, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Passed Pawn versus Passed Pawn"
Portisch vs Spassky, 1967 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 67 moves, 1-0

Alekhine's Defense, Krejcik Variation (B02): 0-1 Juniors
B de Jonghe vs Barlov, 1976 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 74 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch Def: Classical Var (D34) 1-0 Double Rook sacrifice
I Ivanov vs V Zaltsman, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

Karpov called this his greatest creation on the chessboard
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 59 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Fianchetto Defense (C60) 1-0
Jansa vs I Subasic, 1986 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 67 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Canal Attack. ML (B52) 0-1 N sac offer to promote
Short vs Kasparov, 1987 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 56 moves, 0-1

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

Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw 5.QxQd8 KxQd8 (B07) 1-0 Qless
Yusupov vs L Christiansen, 1993 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04) 1-0 GMs
Kosanovic vs M Pap, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

NID: Classical Variation. Keres Def (E32) 1-0 MC was 10 yrs old
G Kacheishvili vs Carlsen, 2001 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Wall J. Rogers Line (C67) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Leko vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

K's English. General (A20) 1-0 Promotion race; 2nd place wins!
B Fallas Marin vs C Urbina, 2004
(A20) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Berlin Def l'Hermet Var Berlin Wall Def (C67) 0-1
Bologan vs Kramnik, 2004 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

Old Sicilian 3.c3 delayed Alapin (B30) 1-0 pickin' off Kside Ps
F Vallejo Pons vs Carlsen, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

Fantastic Knight sacrifice by Vishy for 3 pawns on the Q's side
Anand vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

English (A04) 0-1 More space, more responsibility
S Sale vs Zhong Zhang, 2005 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

QGD: Normal Def (D35) 1-0 Black Ra2 is overworked
S Swartz vs V Bansal, 2006 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Delayed Alapin Var (B40) 1-0 A most unique mate!
D Smerdon vs G Nakauchi, 2007 
(B40) Sicilian, 69 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Najdorf. English Attk (B90) 1-0 MG promotion prevails
M Leon Hoyos vs Jobava, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 1-0 26.?
S Vaibhav vs A Yang Ching-Wei, 2011 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Bronstein-Larsen Var (B16) 1-0 Q sac removes def
T Warakomski vs M Gerasimenyk, 2012 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Four Knights, Scotch. Accepted (C47) 1-0 Stockfish notes; video
Kramnik vs Aronian, 2012 
(C47) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51) 1-0 Pawn Race
K Arakhamia-Grant vs A Kuchava, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 86 moves, 1-0

Old Sicilian. Open (B32) 1-0 Promo, Gueridon Mate on the side!!
C Lelievre vs M Francois, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1-0

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

Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch. Closed Var (B29) 0-1 Promotion
S Nitin vs A Rakhmanov, 2017 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 65 moves, 0-1

Slav Def: Exchange Var (D10) 1-0 The N cannot cover both
A Rakhmanov vs B Nuber, 2018 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical (A04) 1-0 Promotion race
Sundararajan vs P V Nandhidhaa, 2018 
(A04) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

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

English vs AID. Mikenas-Carls Var (A15) 1-0 Underpromotion+
Vachier-Lagrave vs D Anton Guijarro, 2021 
(A15) English, 44 moves, 1-0

London System 5.Nbd2 tabiya (D02) 1-0 Black left his N on rim
Firouzja vs So, 2021 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 1-0

Benko Gambit: Fully Accepted Var (A58) 0-1 back rank crowd
D Gukesh vs Firouzja, 2021 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Def: Najdorf. Opocensky Var (B92) 1-0 Promotion race!
Carlsen vs V Artemiev, 2021 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

Indian, Anti-Grünfeld. Alekhine Var (D70) 0-1 Wrong giveaway
Duda vs Carlsen, 2021 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Start @30: Sac rook to create distant passed pawn
Lombardy vs Fischer, 1960 
(B54) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

Modern Def: Pseudo-Austrian Attk (B06)1-0 Barrel through f-file
Plaskett vs M Hawelko, 1979 
(B06) Robatsch, 26 moves, 1-0

King's English. Botvinnik System (A26) 1-0 Exposed Kings
Seirawan vs Van Wely, 1992 
(A26) English, 49 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Marshall Attack (C89) 0-1 Just after intro w/Capa
J S Morrison vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 84 moves, 0-1

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

Russian Game: Classical Attk. Jaenisch Var (C42) 1-0 Stockfish
Loewenthal vs Morphy, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

KID. Fianchetto. Panno Var (E63) 0-1 Nine consecutive Q+s
Portisch vs Timman, 1978 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 60 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik - Smyslov World Champship Match (1954)Moscow URS, Rd9
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

Philidor Def: Larsen Var (C41) 1/2-1/2 Notes by Raymond Keene
Karpov vs Keene, 1977  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Flat Rat Defense turns Double Stonewall (A41) 0-1Outside passer
F Duz-Khotimirsky vs P Evtifeev, 1905 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 78 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Morphy Attack (C78) 1/2-1/2
Bogoljubov vs I Koenig, 1922 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGA. Janowski-Larsen Var (D25) 1-0 promotion
L Lenic vs T Kriebel, 2018 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 45 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Var (D32) 0-1 Promotion
A Speijer vs Ed. Lasker, 1913
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 0-1

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 0-1 Exch Sac to promote pawn
Van Wely vs Dreev, 1996
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 0-1

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Cozio Var (C33) 1-0 Outside passed pawn
Westerinen vs D Bokan, 1989
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 53 moves, 1-0

KGA. B's Gambit Bogoljubow Def (C33) 1-0 Minority passer
Westerinen vs G Timmerman, 1987 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 67 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Austrian Attack. Weiss Var (B09) 1-0 Be cool under pr
J B Bednarski vs Kraidman, 1964 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Defense: Symmetrical Var (D32) 0-1 Q&P ending errors
Salwe vs J Perlis, 1911 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 89 moves, 0-1

London System vs Baltic Def 3.Bf4 Bf5 (A45) 1-0 Outside passers
Ponomariov vs Fritz, 2005 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

King's English. Three Knights System General (A27) 0-1 Passer
H MacGrillen vs Tukmakov, 1969 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 32 moves, 0-1

QGD: Modern. Knight Defense (D51) 0-1 Promotion
Hugo Bruel vs A Sussmann, 1905 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 0-1

QGD: Cambridge Springs Var (D52) 1-0 Promotion
O Frink vs A Margolis, 1926 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann Def: Classical. Main lines (B18) 0-1 e-pawn promotes
Fedorchuk vs Khenkin, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 38 moves, 0-1

QGD: Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37) 1-0 Promo combination
Kasparov vs Vaganian, 1995 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Anand vs Kamsky, 1995 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 50 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Classical. General (B56) 1-0 Stockfish notes
O Bentsen vs Carlsen, 2001 
(B56) Sicilian, 64 moves, 1-0

French Defense, Maroczy Bind, IQP (C00) 0-1? Promotion
M Brakmanis vs T Melngailis, 1933 
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Chekhover Var (B53) 0-1 Dbl Check, Promotion Mate
Bachmann vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2006 
(B53) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

NID. Normal. Bernstein Def (E58) 1-0 Sacrifices to promote!
V Iordachescu vs S Feller, 2011 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 85 moves, 1-0

Request Remarks Be Removed
Menchik vs E Pritchard, 1943 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 56 moves, 0-1

Blumenfeld Countergambit: Dus-Chotimursky Var (E10) 1-0 Qs & Ps
Urkedal vs E Fossan, 2017 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1-0

KGA Schallop Defense (C34) 0-1 Discovered+ aids promotion
G Marco vs J Mieses, 1903 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

38 (25.?) from Ray Keene's Good Move Guide (Keene & Whiteley)
Alekhine vs Keres, 1942 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Karpov comes within a Black draw of regaining the WC title
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: O'Kelly. Normal System (B28) 0-1 Find the Finish
E Suwandhio vs J Minaya Molano, 1966 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Evans Gambit (C51) 0-1 Promotion Mate
G MacDonnell vs S Boden, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 38 moves, 0-1

Scandinavian Def: Richter Var (B01) 0-1 Promotion #
H Sahin vs S Bezgodova, 2012 
(B01) Scandinavian, 60 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Berger Var (C22) 1-0 Pawns eating pieces
J Leandro vs R Valverde Fuentes, 2001 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Sicilian 2.c3Alapin, Smith-Morra Declined (B22) 1-0 Q&B battery
P Reyes Jara vs M I Oliveira, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 27 moves, 1-0

Philidor Defense: Exchange Var (C41) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
M Apicella vs R Picard, 2013 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

M Trosman vs S Salov, 1978 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Var (A62) 1-0 Remove the Guard
Y Pustina vs S Tatai, 1972 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

115.g8=Q+! and the rest is just matter of attacking the bishop!
Bruzon Batista vs Fridman, 2004 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 121 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: Noteboom Var (D31) 0-1 Underpromotion
S Saeed vs L Pliester, 1982 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo ML (C53)1-0 P vs Pin
Kudrin vs B Finegold, 2001 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Underpromotion 27...gxf1=N+
Chandler vs Karpov, 1983 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 0-1

C26: Vienna, Paulsen-Mieses var is mated by Philidor's Legacy!!
Chodera vs Pechmann, 1910 
(C26) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: General (C45) 0-1 Dual promotion threats
P Michalowski vs F Terron Elena, 2015
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Flohr Var (D90) 0-1 Promotion
Ruben Rodriguez vs Larsen, 1979 
(D90) Grunfeld, 61 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Hungarian Var (D97) 0-1
G van der Stricht vs T L Petrosian, 2004 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 44 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Classical. Normal Var (C13) 1-0
Englisch vs A Sellman, 1883 
(C13) French, 61 moves, 1-0

KGA. Bishop's Gambit Lopez Var (C33) 0-1 Missed Exchange Sac
Anderssen vs Harrwitz, 1857 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 63 moves, 0-1

Bird Opening: Dutch Var (A03) 1-0 Promotion preparation
C Klug vs L Bohman, 2015
(A03) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Dutch Def: Q's Knight Var/Classical vs Bg5 (A85) 0-1 Promotion
Dreev vs P Potapov, 2018 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Declined: Chigorin Def (D07) 0-1 blindfold
Ljubojevic vs Morozevich, 2002 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

QGD: Chigorin Defense (D07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Rubinstein vs Tartakower, 1930 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: London System (A46) 1-0 Pawns Mate!
Swayams vs Andrey M Souza Neves, 2020 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 1-0

Jobava London System (D02) 0-1 Attks on Ks are thwarted
M Masungwini vs J K Thorgeirsson, 2015 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

47 ... h2-h1=Q+! 48 Qh8xQh1 Qf5-b1+ skewers d1-king,h1-queen
Shabalov vs Aronian, 2004 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 47 moves, 0-1

Anand-Kramnik No-Castling Match (2021), Dortmund GER, rd 1,
Anand vs Kramnik, 2021 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 66 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: East Indian Defense (E00) 1-0 Stockfish notes
W Winter vs Menchik, 1930 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Budapest Defense: Fajarowicz Var (A51) 1-0
I Ivanisevic vs R Tleptsok, 2015 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Polish Opening: 3.f4 d6 gets heated (A00) 0-1 promotion looms
H Bennett vs E M Green, 1985 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Queen's Gambit Accepted: Bogoljubow Def (D24) 1-0 Exciting!
Krasenkow vs R Praggnanandhaa, 2021 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 44 moves, 1-0

Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Main Line (C29) 0-1 Stockfish notes
C Jaenisch vs Staunton, 1851 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 91 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: Symmetrical. Pseudo-Catalan (D02) 0-1 Boo-boo capture
Krasenkow vs R Praggnanandhaa, 2021 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 67 moves, 0-1

Chess Training for Post-Beginners by Yaroslav Srokovski
Rongguang Ye vs I Rogers, 1990
(A16) English, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Larry Christiansen called this "THE game of the Olympiad"
Dzindzichashvili vs Beliavsky, 1984 
(A13) English, 93 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Hungarian Var (D97) 0-1
Radjabov vs Svidler, 2002 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 55 moves, 0-1

French Def: Rubinstein. Blackburne Def (C10) 1-0 Outside Passer
Ivanchuk vs Ljubojevic, 2000 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Def: Classical. Berlin Var (E38) 0-1 Moscow, RUS
Khismatullin vs S Vijayalakshmi, 2007 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 41 moves, 0-1

Stonewall Attack (D00) 0-1 KEG annotates
Gunsberg vs Teichmann, 1902 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Center Game: Paulsen Attack Var (C22) 0-1 Grab & Go
P Evtifeev vs P Romanovsky, 1909 
(C22) Center Game, 60 moves, 0-1

French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Var (C05) 0-1Notes by R. Keene
Geller vs Keene, 1975  
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 60 moves, 0-1

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Var (D16) 1-0 The Double Double
F Ekstrom vs V Soultanbeieff, 1946 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 26 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Opening: General (A00) 1/2-1/2 Mutual promotions
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Paul Morphy: Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson
Fiske / Fuller / Perrin vs Morphy, 1857 
(C58) Two Knights, 49 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30) 0-1 Juniors
Melih Kaan Can vs S Sargsyan, 2018 
(B30) Sicilian, 54 moves, 0-1

P-Q4: Zukertort vs Baltic Def (D02) 1-0 Seize the open file!
Petrov vs R Grau, 1939 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Brinckmann Attk. Grünfeld Gambit (D83) 1-0 Promo
E Gereben vs Gyorgy Szollosy, 1948 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Przepiorka Var (A49) 0-1 long pawn chain, sacs!
V Stamenkov vs Kamsky, 2009 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 35 moves, 0-1

QID. Dbl Fio. Nimzowitsch Var Quiet Line (E15) 0-1 Early promo
P Petran vs Adorjan, 1985 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 0-1

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

Gruenfeld Def: Brinckmann Attack (D82) 1-0 Which passer wins?
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1971 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

Rat Defense: Small Center Defense (C00) 1-0 Find the Finish
S Atabayev vs Goru Arvind, 2016 
(C00) French Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

QID: Fianchetto Traditional (E15) 1/2-1/2 Lone N defends promo
Tingjie Lei vs Iturrizaga Bonelli, 2018 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Def: Queen's Knight Var / Be7 Stonewall (A85) 0-1 Passers
Harrwitz vs Kolisch, 1859 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 52 moves, 0-1

Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Double Pawn Sacrifice (C44) 0-1
Bronstein vs A Fuderer, 1959 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Knights Variation. General (A46) 1-0 Connected Ps
Keres vs A Becker, 1937
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Torre Attk vs Gruenfeld (A48) 0-1 Stockfish; sac to promote
E Torre vs Kasparov, 1987 
(A48) King's Indian, 82 moves, 0-1

Unusual to see 6 passed pawns concentrated across just 4 files.
M van 't Kruijs vs M M Coopman, 1851 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Anglo-Slav. General (A11) 1-0 Protect the pawn
Gulko vs M Dvoretzky, 1978 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 38 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46) 1-0 mettlesome !?
Le Quang Liem vs Firouzja, 2021 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Ponziani Countergambit (C44) 1-0 Coconut is a natural laxative!
B Finegold vs D Moody, 1983 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld Def: Russian. Byrne (Simagin) Var (D97) 1-0 Dovetail#
Gulko vs B Finegold, 1987 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 66 moves, 1-0

Modern Def: e4, d4, c4 vs Bg7 (B06) 0-1 Exch sac disrupts
V Mamoshin vs Gulko, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 61 moves, 0-1

Italian Game: Italian Var (C50) 1/2-1/2 Underpromotion N+
So vs Carlsen, 2021 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Italian, Classical. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53) 1-0 mutual promos
Vachier-Lagrave vs Shankland, 2021 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 1-0 Bxf7+ declined
Tal vs Gurgenidze, 1961 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 4 in 'Simple Chess' by Michael Francis Stean
Tal vs Bronstein, 1959 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 43 moves, 1-0

KGA. Kieseritsky Gambit Long Whip (C39) 0-1White R is misplayed
Joe Buvel vs A R Green, 2005  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

KGD. Falkbeer CG. Nimzowitsch-Marshall Countergambit (C31) 0-1
T Thiel vs S Lagrotteria, 1989 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 52 moves, 0-1

KID. Orthodox. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97) 1-0
L Gerzhoy vs K Kuderinov, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

The new Queen never gets her turn.
Le Quang Liem vs Caruana, 2017 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 53 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Grand Prix Attack (B23) 1-0 P roller breakthrough
G Giorgadze vs Xu Jun, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 0-1 KEG annotates
Gunsberg vs Tarrasch, 1902 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Neo-Archangelsk Var (C78) 1-0 bizarre
Aronian vs Le Quang Liem, 2021 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Steinitz Deferred (C79) 1/2-1/2 Not Legall
C Kielminski vs V Palciauskas, 1976 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Czech Benoni Defense (A56) 0-1 passed pawn
B Gundavaa vs Nyback, 2010 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Kingside Fianchetto (A48) 1-0 Dbl B sac to promote
So vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2017 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attk: General (A06) 0-1 Overworked W pieces
Andersson vs Bisguier, 1971 
(A06) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Zukertort/Nimzo-Larsen Bird Attack: QPawn Def (A06) 1-0
Ken Goodman vs Taher Rahgooy, 2019 
(A06) Reti Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

Hippopotamus (A00) 0-1 Protected Passed Pawn
De la Villa Garcia vs Krasenkow, 1999
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern vs Pseudo KID w/open d-file(A01)1-0
Raul Schmidt vs J Gallagher, 2007 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Var (A04) 0-1 Thwarting connected passers
D Andreikin vs V Ivic, 2021 
(A04) Reti Opening, 81 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Var (A01) 1-0 N nips
Naroditsky vs Le Quang Liem, 2021 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 72 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: English Var (A01) 0-1 Mutual promotions
Evans vs J McCormick, 1971 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 76 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Modern Var (A01) 0-1 Promotion
Firouzja vs Karjakin, 2021 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 62 moves, 0-1

Dbl Fio Reti vs Hedgehog structure (A04) 1-0 Pawn roller!
Shcherbakov vs S Kovacevic, 1994 
(A04) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit Na3 Double Fianchetto (A07) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Keene vs R Eggmann, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invite (A04) 0-1 B+ frees passer
H Danielsen vs J Gdanski, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Owen Defense: Matovinsky Gambit 10.h4 Qf8 (B00) 0-1
Gendlek vs Radchenko, 1970 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (B00) 0-1 N escorts passed pawn
P Jaracz vs Miles, 2001 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 59 moves, 0-1

Pirc Defense: 5.QxQd8+ KxQd8 (B07) 1-0 passed b-pawn
P Mai vs P Lebel, 2001 
(B07) Pirc, 34 moves, 1-0

Pirc Def: Classical. Two Knights System (B08) 0-1Sally explains
H McMillan vs G Chandler, 2006 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 44 moves, 0-1

KIA Dbl Fio vs d5, e5 (A07) 1-0 B fork, passed pawn
H Bouwmeester vs T D van Scheltinga, 1975 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Big Clamp vs Accelerated Sicilian Double Fianchetto
Kharlov vs Shcherbakov, 1994
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sicilian Closed Bg2, Nge2, 10.Be3 (B23) 0-1 Unbalanced
Spassky vs Sunye Neto, 1986 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 78 moves, 0-1

KIA vs Old Sicilian (A07) 0-1 wildfire, promotion
C Irvine vs E B Meyer, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Mutual promotions
Mohishunder vs Cochrane, 1850 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 0-1 Mutual promotions
W Muhren vs R Hendriks, 2001
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 54 moves, 0-1

French vs KIA/Reversed Philidor (C00) 1-0 Heavy pieces action
Capablanca vs J Grommer, 1913 
(C00) French Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

KIA e5 strong point vs French Def (A07) 1-0 Rippin' up g-file!
Karjakin vs Shankland, 2021 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

2 Kts Def. Polerio Def Bb5+ (C58) 1-0Conjure up a Constellation
Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Najdorf (B94) 1-0 Connected passers
Velimirovic vs Ermenkov, 1972 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

QID Fianchetto. General (E15) 0-1 Larry rolls in Colorado
D Gurevich vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

English Opening: Halibut Gambit (A10) 1-0 Start by giving
W Tiefenbach vs G Wiesgickl, 1996 
(A10) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Queen's Gambit Declined: Vienna Var (D39) 1-0 Passed Pawn
Petrosian vs V Zurakhov, 1956 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43) 1-0 Spearhead on long diagonal
Petrosian vs Teschner, 1960 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Sicil Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fio (B31) 0-1 Underpromo f
Cochrane vs Somacarana, 1857 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Modern Defense: Bishop Attack (B06) 1-0 Slashing diagonals
M Papa vs J LeBon, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attk (B30) 1-0 K behind P jam
Robson vs Xiong, 2021 
(B30) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

London System vs Bg4 (D02) 1-0 KEG annotates!
Von Scheve vs Chigorin, 1902 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack Copycat e4 e5 (A07) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Ljubojevic vs Karpov, 1988 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 53 moves, 0-1

QID. Classical. Traditional Main Line (E19) 1-0 Stockfish
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 66 moves, 1-0

King's English. General (A20) 1-0 Notes by Stockfish
Korchnoi vs Romanishin, 1992 
(A20) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Def: Fischer-Sozin Attk. Main Line (B89) 1-0 Promotion
Z Mestrovic vs Polugaevsky, 1972 
(B89) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

King's English. Two Knts Smyslov System (A22) 1-0 Stockfish
Caruana vs Robson, 2021 
(A22) English, 90 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Exchange Var (C01) 0-1 Underpromotion N+
D Menikos vs M Wiedenkeller, 2013 
(C01) French, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Def (A46) 1-0 Two PPs on the 7th!
Janowski vs Chigorin, 1907 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

French Def: Alekhine-Chatard Attk. Breyer Var (C13) 0-1 Promo +
S Nedeljkovic vs Gligoric, 1949 
(C13) French, 31 moves, 0-1

QGD: Tartakower Defense. General (D58) 1/2-1/2 IQP
A Lastin vs Y Kruppa, 2000 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Dutch Def: Janzen-Korchnoi Gambit (A80) 0-1 N+ Underpromotion
Mayet vs Von der Lasa, 1839 
(A80) Dutch, 45 moves, 0-1

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