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Time is at a premium nowadays, but if I run across a great short game, I wanted to be able to add it to my website ... without necessarily having to stop and annotate it. (I could always come back later and do this.)

Anyway, I decided to create this page. Hope you enjoy it. And remember, I am always looking for a great, short (miniature) game of chess, if you know of one that I have overlooked, please send it to me. (This page was created on Monday, April 10th, 2006.) 


  Game 01  

 Zarko Zivkovic (2300) - Zoltan Horvath (2345) 
 [B85] 
  Utasellato, IM-B  
Budapest, HUN; (R3) / 1990.  

1.e4 c5; 2.Nf3 e6; 3.d4 cxd4; 4.Nxd4 Nc6; 5.Nc3 Qc7; 6.Be2 a6; 7.0-0 Nf6; 8.Kh1 Be7; 9.f4 d6; 10.Be3 0-0; 11.Qe1 Nxd4; 12.Bxd4 e5; 13.fxe5 dxe5; 14.Qg3 Bd6; 15.Be3 Kh8; 16.Rxf6 gxf6;  17.Qh4 Be7; 18.Nd5 Qd8; 19.Bc5,  1-0   


 Game 02 

H. Stefansson (2570) - Bautista L. Bruzon (2589);  
  [B48]  
 The 36th Capablanca Memorial Tournament (Elite)  
  Havana, Cuba; (R1) / 05,05,2001.  

1.e4 c5; 2.Nf3 e6; 3.d4 cxd4; 4.Nxd4 Nc6; 5.Nc3 Qc7; 6.Be3 a6; 7.Bd3 b5; 8.0-0 Bb7; 9.Nxc6 Qxc6; 10.a3 Nf6; 11.Qe2 Be7; 12.f4 Qc7; 13.Bd4 0-0; 14.Kh1 g6; 15.e5 Nd5; 16.Ne4 f5; 17.exf6 Nxf6;  18.Be5 Qc6; 19.Ng5 Rae8; 20.b3 Nh5; 21.Be4 Qc8; 22.Qxh5, 1-0   [replay]  


  Game 03  

  A. Naiditsch (2657) - A. Galkin (2616);  
[B12]
  Aeroflot Open  
Moscow, RUS; (R7), 14,02,2006.  

 

1.e4 c6; 2.d4 d5; 3.e5 Bf5; 4.Nc3 e6; 5.g4 Bg6; 6.Nge2 c5; 7.h4 h5; 8.Nf4 Bh7; 9.Nxh5 Nc6;  10.dxc5 Bxc5; 11.Bb5 Qc7; 12.Bxc6+ Qxc6; 13.Qf3 Kf8; 14.Bg5 Rc8; 15.0-0 d4; 16.Qxc6 Rxc6; 17.Rad1 Nh6; 18.Na4 Be7; 19.Rxd4 Bxc2; 20.Rd7,  1-0   [replay]  


  Game 04  

The following ... must be one of the weirdest games I have seen in 5-10 years. (Its unusual, even for a short game.)  

L. Nisipeanu (2693) - V. Bologan (2661)
 [B90] 
 TCh-FRA Top 16 
  Asnieres sur Seine FRA (8), 04,05,2006.  

 

1.e4 c5; 2.Nf3 d6; 3.d4 cxd4; 4.Nxd4 Nf6; 5.Nc3 a6; 6.Be3 e5; 7.Nde2 Nbd7; 8.Ng3 Qc7; 9.Nh5 Nxh5; 10.Nd5 Qa5+; 11.b4 Qd8; 12.Qxh5 Nf6; 13.Qh4 Nxd5; 14.Qxd8+ Kxd8; 15.exd5 Kc7; 16.a4 b6; 17.a5 b5; 18.c4 bxc4; 19.Bxc4 Bd7; 20.Kd2 Be7; 21.Rhc1 Kb7; 22.b5 Bxb5; 23.Bxb5 axb5;  24.a6+ Kb8; 25.Ra5;  1-0  


  Game 05  

A sharp little game ... from  TWIC  # 652.  

  GM K. Spraggett (2631) - IM Jakub Czakon (2482)  
  [B96]  
  30th (Master's) Open  
  San Sebastian, ESP; (R#8) / 07,04,2007.  

 

1.e4 c5;  2.Nf3 d6;  3.d4 cxd4;  4.Nxd4 Nf6;  5.Nc3 a6;  6.Bg5 e6;  7.f4 Nbd7;  8.Qe2!? Qc7;  
9.0-0-0 b5;  10.a3 Be7;  11.g4!? Rb8!?;  12.Bg2 b4!?;  13.axb4 Rxb4?!;  14.e5! dxe5;  15.Nc6 Rb6?;  
16.Nxe7 Bb7;  17.Bxb7 Rxb7;  18.fxe5 Nxe5;  19.Rde1,  (>/= 19.Nc8!)  19...Ned7;  20.Qxa6,   1-0  
  (If 20...KxN/e7; then 21.Nd5+, wins Black's Queen.) 


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