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  1. 98_E43-E45_Nimzo-Indian, (...b6 setup)
    Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation (E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2 (E44) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation (E45)
    33 games, 1914-2019

  2. Anatoly Karpov's Best Games
    Game number 1.
    43 games, 1968-1994

  3. Attacking Manual 1 Jacob Aagaard
    Games from Jacob Aagaard's Quality Chess Book The Attacking Manual 1-Basic Principles. These two books are his attempt to teach everything about Attacking Chess. Volume 1 is on Dynamics while Volume 2 is about tactics. His attempt to write a Vukovic type Art of Attack Book with clearer thinking/writing and modern ideas. This is a working book and includes diagrams to study Stoyko style. Entertaining Annotations. Recommended!

    His Concepts by Chapters

    1) Bring All Your Toys to the Nursery-include all your pieces in your attack

    2) Don't Lose your Breath-Momentum

    3) Add Some Color to your Play -Colour Schemes

    4) Size Matters- Numbers over Size(material worth)

    5) Hit 'em where it hurts - attack the weakness point in your opponents position

    6) Chewing on Granite - attack the strongest point in your opponents position

    7) Evolution and Revolution -( build-fight-build-fight)

    Manual 1 speaks to Aagaard's ideas around Attacking the King with each chapter discussing an idea and illustrative games to support them. An introductory sample is found here

    http://www.qualitychess.co.uk/ebook...

    also: The Chessgame link to the Volume 2 - collection Game Collection: Attacking Manual Volume 2- Aagaard

    Plus: Added to the end of this collection: These are positions with white having a one point a pawn on f6 and a fiancheto pawn structure by black.

    76 games, 1929-2008

  4. Bird's Opening Game Collection
    Collection of 1.f4 games....This collection includes Bird's opening games from world class players as well as games that are important to the theory of this opening.
    73 games, 1620-2008

  5. Birds Opening
    Games from book by Timothy Taylor

    21 games, 1927-2006

  6. Bobby Fischer: Road to the Crown
    In 1971, at the Candidates Matches for the ultimate chess crown, the promising young American grandmaster, Bobby Fischer, made chess history by winning an unprecedented thirteen games in a row with seven extra consecutive games at the Palma de Mallorca Interzonal in 1970, giving him a streak of 20 games in a row and winning every game. Fischer crushed such titans like Mark Taimanov and Bent Larsen with a perfect 6-0 score in both cases. Former world champion "Iron" Tigran Petrosian was the only candidate who was able to put up any resistance, and Fischer crushed even "the Tiger" 6.5-2.5.
    21 games, 1971

  7. Boris Spassky's Best Games
    The best games of Spassky's career.

    Chess is like life. - Boris Spassky

    Which do I prefer? Sex or chess? It depends on the position. - Boris Spassky

    When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn, almost brutal. Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on. – Boris Spassky

    After I won the title, I was confronted with the real world. People do not behave naturally anymore - hypocrisy is everywhere. - Boris Spassky

    In my country, at that time, being a champion of chess was like being a King. At that time I was a King … and when you are King you feel a lot of responsibility, but there is nobody there to help you. - Boris Spassky

    I don’t want ever to be champion again. - Boris Spassky

    I enjoy life, sometimes with a good bottle of wine! But don't count on me in tournaments that demand a lot of nervous energy, like the French championship. I am empty; these are not for me anymore. - Boris Spassky

    The Cary Grant of the 64 Squares. - Larry Parr

    Highly cultured with interests in all fields of human knowledge, a man of impeccable comportment, great modesty ... one of the favorites of all chessplayers. - Max Euwe

    When Spassky offers you a piece, you may just as well resign. – Miguel Najdorf

    I believe that judged by his style of play, Spassky is much closer to Alekhine and Tal than to Smyslov, Botvinnik, or Petrosian. This is probably why, when Spassky was in his best form, neither Tal nor Korchnoi could really put up much resistance against him. Spassky could read their play (especially that of Tal) like an open book. – Garry Kasparov

    The universal chess style, characterized by the ability to play quite different types of chess positions, is considered by many to derive from that of Boris Spassky. But I think that the general idea that Spassky has a universal style overlooks the fact that from an early age, Spassky had a bent for sharp, attacking play and a good eye for the initiative. – Garry Kasparov

    It is characteristic that Spassky has never in his life started a game with 1.Nf3. He must have considered it a “semi-move”, real moves being only those that lead to an immediate fight. All of those notorious opening peculiarities (such as avoiding this, that, and the other and preventing the other that and this) seemed repulsive to him. – Garry Kasparov

    Spassky was the first great chess player to use both 1.e4 and 1.d4 with equal success. He managed to employ these moves more harmoniously than any other world champion. – Garry Kasparov

    One of the soundest attacking players ever, Spassky nonetheless took very few chances. Totally dominant until he lost to the irresistible juggernaut known as Bobby Fischer. After that loss, he was never the same. – Bruce Pandolfini

    Spassky sacrifices his pieces with the utmost imperturbability. He can blunder away a piece, and you are never sure whether it's a blunder or a fantastically deep sacrifice. He sits at the board with the same dead expression whether he's mating or being mated. – Bobby Fischer

    Spassky is also a correct player, in this 'classical' aspect he is like Smyslov. But whereas Smyslov is a sedate player, Spassky has an attacking style. He combines the qualities of different chess players. Like Alekhine he values time. He is a very good strategic player. His games are pleasant to watch: he uses the whole board. He manages to deal with everything, grabs space, turns on the pressure here and there... - Vladimir Kramnik

    He was less concerned about the position’s evaluation than about the character of the arising struggle. If he liked the character of the battle, he felt absolutely at home and, as a rule, didn’t fail to outplay his opponents. – Garry Kasparov (on Spassky)

    113 games, 1949-2001

  8. C10 French: Rubenstein [Black]
    51 games, 2009-2014

  9. Chess Informant: 100 Golden Games + 10 Best
    Every game that received golden game status from the first publication in 1966-to present.

    *In 2008, Informant put out 'Best of the Best 1000' to celebrate their 100th issue and nominate the 10 best golden games. Those are at the top of this list.

    For the 10 best of vol. 1-24:
    Game Collection: 0

    Game Collection: 0

    Game Collection: 0

    The 100 Golden:

    100 games, 1966-2007

  10. Dynamic English
    99 games, 1966-2008

  11. Endgames virtuoso Smyslov
    THE GAMES IN THIS COLLECTON ARE TAKEN OUT THE BOOK "SMYSLOV ENDGAMES VIRTUOSO" editorial HISPANO EUROPEA
    97 games, 1939-1992

  12. English: Levon Aronian Collection
    52 games, 2015-2018

  13. English: Vladimir Kramnik Collection
    89 games, 1990-2013

  14. Fischer's 20 consecutive wins
    Here are the 20 consecutive wins that Fischer obtained in 1971 with a supposed performance rating of 3060... (I'm trying to point out which happened after his only draw at the Manhanttan Blitz)...
    13 games, 1971

  15. French Repertoire for Black, Simplified
    Notes toward an aggressive opening repertoire for Black after 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5, including the Rubinstein / Burn line 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6+ gxf6! or 5.Bg5 Be7 etc.

    Bibliography

    Simon Williams, Attacking Chess The French
    https://www.amazon.com/Attacking-Ch... Great on the Euwe variation against the Advance line, and some coverage of the Katalymov - Maric line, and a complete aggressive repertoire.

    Simon Williams, Why Simon Loves the French (Chess.com video) https://www.chess.com/video/player/...

    Roman Dzindzichashvili, Roman's Lab Volume 90 - Burn - Morozevich Variation of the French Defense https://www.ichess.net/shop/new-rev... https://www.amazon.com/Romans-Lab-V...

    Andrew Soltis, The Fighting French (Chess Digst 1993) https://kupdf.net/download/andrew-s...

    Jeroen Bosch, "The Katalymov Variation." Secrets of Opening Surprises Volume 4 (New in Chess 2006): 49-57.

    56 games, 1885-2018

  16. french rubinstein
    91 games, 1948-2019

  17. Garry Kasparov's Greatest Chess Games (Stohl)
    Games from Volume 1 of Igor Stohl's book (Gambit 2005)
    84 games, 1973-1995

  18. Grandmaster Preparation - Endgame Play
    93 games, 1960-2014

  19. How Karpov Wins 2nd Edition
    Games included in "How Karpov Wins", by Edmar Mednis, 2nd edition, published by Dover NYC, 1994.
    100 games, 1971-1981

  20. informant 640 games
    10 games, 1973-1974

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