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1 Instant Mess Trompowsky & D Leningrad
Compiled by Littlejohn

A QUICK FIX opening selection, here are some good choices.

"Life has, indeed, many ills, but the mind that views every object in its most cheering aspect, and every doubtful dispensation as replete with latent good, bears within itself a powerful and perpetual antidote. The gloomy soul aggravates misfortune, while a cheerful smile often dispels those mists that portend a storm." ― Lydia Sigourney

"Whatever you are doing in the game of life, give it all you've got." — Norman Vincent Peale

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows." — Ralph Marston

* Riddle-z-piddle:

"Many have become chess masters, no one has become the master of chess." ― Siegbert Tarrasch

"In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are." — Max De Pree

"Discovered check is the dive-bomber of the chessboard." — Reuben Fine

Old Russian Proverb: "A drop hollows out a stone."

Drive sober or get pulled over.

"For surely of all the drugs in the world, chess must be the most permanently pleasurable." — Assiac

"Life is fun. It's all up to the person. Be satisfied. You don't have to be ‘happy' all the time, you need to be satisfied." ― Lucille Boston Lewis, eternal optimist 101 years old

"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." ― Dalai Lama

"Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly." ― John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, and former Navy Lieutenant

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." ― John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, and former Navy Lieutenant

Examine and remove.

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. Luke 2:9, 10.

Conceive a man by nature and misfortune prone to a pallid hopelessness, can any business seem more fitted to heighten it than that of continually handling these dead letters and assorting them for the flames? For by the cart-load they are annually burned. Sometimes from out the folded paper the pale clerk takes a ring: - the finger it was meant for, perhaps, moulders in the grave; a bank-note sent in swiftest charity: - he whom it would relieve, nor eats nor hungers any more; pardon for those who died despairing; hope for those who died unhoping; good tidings for those who died stifled by unrelieved calamities. On errands of life, these letters speed to death. Ah Bartleby! Ah humanity! — Herman Melville

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." ― Thomas A. Edison

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." ― Abraham Lincoln

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." ― Winston Churchill

Well that was fun!
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2015 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

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

a Reversed Gruenfeld - a relative of the Catalan and the QGD Ta
V Laznicka vs O Kobo, 2015 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening vs ...d5, Bf5(A06) 1-0 Battery pins N to mate
A Gravett vs K Sajjadi, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Q Pawn Def (A06) 1-0 Black harms himself
A Gravett vs D Jameson, 2015
(A06) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

King's Indian Attack (A07) 1-0 Long diagonal battle
M Daneri vs T Spanton, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Reti: Double Fianchetto (A07) 1-0 Pinch the Rook
Khismatullin vs H Stefansson, 2015
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Reti Opening: Anglo-Slav. New York System (A12) 1-0 equal
I Iljiushenok vs D Kroll, 2014 
(A12) English with b3, 29 moves, 1-0

Ooh, Bacrot held to a draw here in the first round.
R Forster vs Bacrot, 2015 
(A15) English, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. King's Indian Formation
M Hasidovsky vs D Iliaguev, 2015
(A15) English, 28 moves, 1-0

White will pick off the h6 pawn and queen...
Vitiugov vs Y Vovk, 2015 
(A15) English, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

English vs AID. Flohr-Mikenas-Carls Var (A18) 1-0
So vs B van der Zwet, 2015 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 28 moves, 1-0

Pterodactyl Def: Fianchetto. Queen Pteronodon (A40) 1-0 SF note
H Melkumyan vs J Murey, 2015
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

opening catastrophe for White in the first round.
N Veinberg vs Smirin, 2015 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: Classical Defense (A45) 1-0 Q+ & fork LPDO R
H J Cordes vs V Rodriguez Alvarez, 2015 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
G Schneider vs S Lejlic, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

Rating can be very deceptive
P Cawley vs A Gravett, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: 0-0 vs 0-0-0 (A45) 1-0 Support the Q
H J Cordes vs D van Heirzeele, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Edge Variation (A45) 1-0
J Bellon Lopez vs M Krockenberger, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Classical Def. Big Center Var (A45) 1/2-
D Sorm vs S Melia, 2015 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

fail to convert two healthy connected passers in a R+B vs. R+N
Adams vs Kramnik, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Trompowsky Attack: QGA (A45) 1-0 RR mate next
J R McKenna vs C Denham-Kennedy, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: Transposes to QGA (A45) 1-0
Koneru vs S Zaksaite, 2013
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 blitz in Moscow
Nakamura vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Trompowsky Attack/ Curry 0-0-0 vs 0-0 (A45) 0-1 Blunder
R Lucena Moreno vs S Gonzalez De La Torre, 2013
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

Trompowsky Attack: General (A45) 1-0 Heavy piece batteries
Shimanov vs E Kanter, 2013
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

TROMP-General worthy of a fair Trial !!
I Salgado Lopez vs A Belytsky, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Want to try this !
Jobava vs Nepomniachtchi, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 95 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Bf4 vs Bg5 (A45) 1-0 blitz
Jobava vs B Savchenko, 2014 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Must find a better line in this set up.
K Grigoryan vs A Sarana, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

A good game !
Dubov vs A Zhigalko, 2015
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) 1-0 invasion
Short vs R Bates, 2015
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46)
Y Vovk vs P Aronin, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Indian Game: Wade-Tartakower Defense (A46) ·
G Suez-Panama vs A Gravett, 2015
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Le Quang Liem vs Jobava, 2014
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

use this
E Can vs L Draskovic, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Very good game
Nepomniachtchi vs D Howell, 2015 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 35 moves, 1-0

Worth trying vg game!!
N Grandelius vs G Flom (Battaglini), 2015
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 1-0
Jobava vs M Leon Hoyos, 2014 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 36 moves, 1-0

Excellent game by Navara
Navara vs Nepomniachtchi, 2015 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 53 moves, 1-0

Y Saber vs P Michalowski, 2015
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

J Murey vs R Mamedov, 2015 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

S Grishchenko vs Jobava, 2014 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 41 moves, 1-0

K Troff vs Jobava, 2014 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black revived the 4...g5 line
A Riazantsev vs V Kovalev, 2015 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anders Nilsson Aure vs M Curado, 2015 
(A60) Benoni Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

P Bublei vs Nepomniachtchi, 2015
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 34 moves, 0-1

GM Kamsky. A true chess warrior!
Gelfand vs Kamsky, 2012 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 33 moves, 0-1

R Edouard vs Nakamura, 2013
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 35 moves, 0-1

Nice game, how Kamsky kept the initiative.
Kasimdzhanov vs Kamsky, 2013 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 31 moves, 0-1

T Sachdev vs V Moskalenko, 2013
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 25 moves, 0-1

Beautiful Q-trap.
V Exler vs I Videnova, 2013 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 28 moves, 0-1

Leningrad. Matulovic Variation
R Fontaine vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

an interesting sacrifice. 22.Qxb2
M De Verdier vs A Lauber, 2010 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 30 moves, 0-1

Please note the beautiful journey of the B8 Knight!!
T Franke vs A Graf, 2006 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 21 moves, 0-1

Staunton Gambit. General Variation
Evander Correa Fragoso vs S Cunha Pereira, 2014
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Leningrad. Warsaw Variation
H Wang vs Ponomariov, 2013
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 29 moves, 0-1

Leningrad. Warsaw Variation
D Blagojevic vs S P Sethuraman, 2014
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 32 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Carlsen, 2015 
(A90) Dutch, 36 moves, 0-1

12...Qh5!! here is a monster novelty
Wojtaszek vs S Williams, 2011 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 20 moves, 0-1

A Korobov vs J Murey, 2015 
(A81) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

Y Kraus vs J Gottfried, 2015
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Dutch Defense: Classical. Huisl Variation (A96)
I Cheparinov vs R Forster, 2015
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6 (A88)
E Romanov vs G Kjartansson, 2015
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 34 moves, 1-0

A Aleksandrov vs N Batsiashvili, 2015
(A80) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Jobava vs S Chanda, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 15 moves, 1-0

V Babula Sr vs R Schnabel, 2015 
(A81) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

A Baert vs E Sanchez Jerez, 2015 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 20 moves, 0-1

Gelfand vs Jobava, 2014 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

K Odeh vs I Elishev, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 32 moves, 0-1

Dvoirys vs D Kudischewitsch, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

V Kovalev vs V Laznicka, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 58 moves, 0-1

Kryvoruchko vs V Iordachescu, 2015
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

good middle game play & end game
A Shevelev vs Dubov, 2015
(B06) Robatsch, 53 moves, 0-1

I Salgado Lopez vs T Petenyi, 2015 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 0-1

T Rydstrom vs G Jones, 2015
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 0-1

v gd
Beliavsky vs O Gamayev, 2015 
(B07) Pirc, 29 moves, 1-0

Pirc Defense: Bayonet Attack (B07)
Jobava vs Grischuk, 2014
(B07) Pirc, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

B Bok vs M Yilmazyerli, 2015
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

worth trying
M Yilmazyerli vs I Khairullin, 2015
(B10) Caro-Kann, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black in total zugzwang after a4 K-any
Shimanov vs J Henseler, 2015 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 32 moves, 1-0

Motylev vs B Khotenashvili, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

GM's patient handling
O Reshef vs Motylev, 2015 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation
E Nakar vs S Sjugirov, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Needs to be explored
Van Kampen vs Vitiugov, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

21...Rc8 was a killer move. short varN!!
Svidler vs Jobava, 2015 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

The opening resembles Morozevich's line in the French Tarrasch
Vachier-Lagrave vs Jobava, 2014 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Needs a good exploring-it's interesting
L Draskovic vs A Riazantsev, 2015
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

I Iljiushenok vs S Sjugirov, 2014
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Igor Berenboym vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

McDonnell Attack. Tal Gambit
Soren Jensen vs B Robertsen, 2014
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 12 moves, 1-0

McDonnell Attack. Tal Gambit
A R Andersen vs E Djurhuus, 2014 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 18 moves, 1-0

White to play and win on move 17
D Gershkowich vs P Zisman, 2014 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

N Petrov vs Khismatullin, 2015 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 37 moves, 0-1

D Gorodetzky vs O Globus, 2015
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 18 moves, 1-0

Nice opening Jobava!
Jobava vs Nepomniachtchi, 2014 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 47 moves, 1-0

A Boruchovsky vs L Altshul, 2015 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 16 moves, 1-0

White played a fantastic game !
E Najer vs A Korobov, 2015 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 40 moves, 1-0

Sengupta vs J Bellon Lopez, 2015
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

V Artemiev vs A Kholopov, 2015 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Variation
M Atabayev vs M Ali, 2015
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

K Zalkind vs Van Kampen, 2015
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

B Bok vs Y Yu, 2015
(B33) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

A really nice blocking move..
R Mamedov vs D Sadzikowski, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Kan. Maroczy Bind Reti Variation
Michael Kunin vs D Solak, 2015
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 0-1

very fine
E Inarkiev vs P Kantarji, 2015 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 24 moves, 1-0

Great Game 4 Spectators
I Iljiushenok vs Eljanov, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 60 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Defense: Richter-Rauzer Variation
M Manakova vs Alex Landa, 2015 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 19 moves, 1-0

Absolutely relentless attack by White.
Navara vs R Kempinski, 2015 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 1-0

tremendous battle....
Nisipeanu vs A Korobov, 2015 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

apparently white missed a win.
I Iljiushenok vs Khismatullin, 2015 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Motylev vs M Bartel, 2015 
(C02) French, Advance, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

O Aharon vs I Ivanisevic, 2015 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 50 moves, 0-1

Navara vs M Bartel, 2015 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 63 moves, 0-1

French : Classical. Burn Var Morozevich Line-Gd
I Popov vs M Manakova, 2015 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

demonstrate great middle game plans for White..
A Brkic vs David Nareznoy, 2015 
(C11) French, 45 moves, 1-0

N Grandelius vs C Ciobanu, 2015 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 27 moves, 1-0

R Amgalanbaatar vs T Spanton, 2015 
(C26) Vienna, 15 moves, 1-0

Flakbeer Counter Gambit
S Weill vs A Fayard, 2013 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

never play KG against Super GM.
K Shirazi vs Jakovenko, 2009 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

X Gu vs Wenliang, 2009
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

A Hagesaether vs G Andersen, 2014 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

P Rosenvasser vs G Lotito, 1998 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

N Faulks vs N Resika, 1998 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

R Soupizon vs E Thorsteinsson, 2000 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Nepomniachtchi vs U Sadikhov, 2015 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

A nice creative win by White with sharp intermezzo 20.f6
D Klein vs Beliavsky, 2015 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

A crazy brawl
M Lahav vs D Dvirnyy, 2015 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

To be explored-gd game
E Najer vs Nisipeanu, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Tayler Opening. Inverted Hanham-reverse KID
Jobava vs Svidler, 2014 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Tayler Opening. Inverted Hanham
Jobava vs Caruana, 2014 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

L de La Fuente vs T Spanton, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 21 moves, 1-0

P Michalowski vs F Terron Elena, 2015
(C45) Scotch Game, 35 moves, 0-1

Black forces the draw
E Najer vs Eljanov, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

seems to be Drawish line
I Popov vs H Stefansson, 2015
(C45) Scotch Game, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Scotch Game: Malaniuk Variation (C45)
I Iljiushenok vs P Aronin, 2015
(C45) Scotch Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Y Hou vs D Howell, 2015 
(C48) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Najer vs H Melkumyan, 2012 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

G Barrenechea Bahamonde vs Kimia Moradi, 2015
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack
G Barrenechea Bahamonde vs A Zude, 2015
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Keep Evans Gambit ready,21..Bb6? throws away a promising game
B Savchenko vs Cmilyte, 2011 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

That's some stuff!!
Y Wan vs C M Sihite, 2012
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Z Andriasian vs A Zlatin, 2015
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1-0

Two Knights Defense. Modern Bishop's Opening
M Curado vs G Veltkamp, 2015
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

T Kosintseva vs D Harika, 2011
(C59) Two Knights, 38 moves, 0-1

C Londt vs R R Laxman, 2011
(C59) Two Knights, 33 moves, 0-1

M Bartel vs Topalov, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Beautiful end game !
A Volokitin vs Vocaturo, 2015 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

M Burrows vs S Lejlic, 2015 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

J Urbina Perez vs P Michalowski, 2015
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0

I would have captured the Bishop on d6 &taken practical chance
Y Gruenfeld vs A Brkic, 2015 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 0-1

O Kanmazalp vs D Dvirnyy, 2015
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

V Zakhartsov vs A Gabrielian, 2015 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

I Zlotogorski vs I Iljiushenok, 2015
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Good option
A Riazantsev vs I Iljiushenok, 2015 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

nice game by the youngster
G Gajewski vs I Iljiushenok, 2015 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

J Gottfried vs Q Ducarmon, 2015 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 17 moves, 0-1

exciting tactics revolve around a passed center pawn.
B Grachev vs V Korchmar, 2015 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

T Banusz vs I Zlotogorski, 2015 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Fine game-to be explored
S B Hansen vs J Ferreira, 2015
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Topalov, 2014 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Slav Defense: Soultanbeieff Variation (D16) ·
Jobava vs Jakovenko, 2015 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 22 moves, 0-1

Nice tactical shot 17 Nb5 !
M Marin vs Q Ducarmon, 2015 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

worth exploring
V Babula Sr vs R Mamedov, 2015
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Kuenitz vs L A Maximino Bouxo, 2015
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

Promising start for the 15 year old.
A Sarana vs S Zhigalko, 2015 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 68 moves, 1-0

Potkin vs M Vaisberg, 2015 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

G Jones vs K Moynihan, 2015
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

So vs A Baburin, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

good game
Nepomniachtchi vs R Makhmutov, 2015
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Dreev vs S Golubov, 2015
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

A Goganov vs E Inarkiev, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

I Bukavshin vs D Klein, 2015
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Eljanov vs Saric, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Nepomniachtchi vs A Korobov, 2015 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

I Cheparinov vs A Kogan, 2015
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

A Fier vs D Svetlov, 2015 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Anand, 2015 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

F Vallejo Pons vs A Timofeev, 2015 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

J Houska vs Mikhalevski, 2015
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 24 moves, 0-1

What a handling of knights on the wide open board !
S Sjugirov vs Navara, 2015 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

J Henseler vs Ori Yaniv, 2015
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

to be explored
A Korobov vs Navara, 2015
(D85) Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

E Hansen vs S Khademalsharieh, 2015
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

M Bartel vs Q Ducarmon, 2015
(E12) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

S Chanda vs A Tate, 2015
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

H Stefansson vs J Salomon, 2015
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

S Holleland vs S Lochte, 2015
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 28 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Var (E32) 0-1
Aronian vs Caruana, 2015 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

NID- Classical Variation (E32)
Yigal Ben-Natan vs A Goganov, 2015
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 24 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner. Rubinstein Var (E42) 0-1
J O'Connor vs Short, 2015 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 26 moves, 0-1

Fantastic game -NID E43-St. Petersburg Variation
I Ben Artzi vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Fischer Variation
L Javakhishvili vs M Santos Ruiz, 2015
(E44) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop Attack Classical Def
Jobava vs Jakovenko, 2014 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

NID: Normal. Schlechter Def (E52) 0-1 P grabber gets surprised
B Kantsler vs M Matlakov, 2015 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 26 moves, 0-1

NID: Normal. Bernstein Def Except Gligoric System (E53) 1/2-1/2
V Sipila vs E Alekseev, 2015 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Gligoric System Exchang
K Sajjadi vs K Downey, 2015
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 22 moves, 1-0

NID-Normal Variation. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54)
P Marusenko vs E Romanov, 2015
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 37 moves, 0-1

Gd middlegame
L Altshul vs Johnatan Bakalchuk, 2015
(E70) King's Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Korobov continues to play strong with white
A Korobov vs Smirin, 2015 
(E73) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

E Delmar vs M Weiss, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 66 moves, 0-1

Bird vs M Weiss, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Grigorian vs J Lechtynsky, 1978 
(A99) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Rasmussen vs Hansen, 1976 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

E Najer vs Vasiukov, 2006 
(A81) Dutch, 53 moves, 1-0

L De Veauce vs Keene, 1963  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 7 moves, 0-1

I A Horowitz vs Fine, 1934 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 28 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights (E21) 0-1 Q sac for K hunt
J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

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