Chess

Lol! Grischuk Wins Carlsen In 7 Moves By Castling Queenside

MagnusCarlsen (2728) vs. Grischuk (2806) Live Chess | Chess.com | 22 Nov 2017 | 1. e4 Ng6 2. f4 f5 3. e5 Nb6 4. d4 Bc4 5. Qf2 d6 6. Ng3 dxe5 7. dxe5 O-O-O+ 0-1

Aronian's Latest Brilliant Game vs. Anish Giri

Levon Aronian vs Anish Giri FIDE Grand Prix Mallorca (2017), Palma de Mallorca ESP, rd 4, Nov-19 English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. King's Indian Formation (A15)

Magnus Carlsen's Foxy Chess Trap vs Ding Liren

Ding, Liren (2772) vs. Carlsen, Magnus (2826) 2017 Champions Showdown. 5+0 | Saint Louis | Round 22.1 | 14 Nov 2017 | ECO: A05 | 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O a6 7. Re1 d6 8. e4 Be7 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qc7 11. Be3 Nbd7 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. f4 Qb8 14. g4 h5 15. g5 Ng4 16. g6 Rxc4 17. gxf7+ Kxf7 18. Bf1 Nxe3 19. Rxe3 Rxd4 20. Qxd4 b5 21. Rg3 Bf6 22. e5 Bd8 23. Ne4 Bb6 0-1

Carlsen Goes For A Mighty Exchange Sacrifice Against Ding Liren

Ding, Liren (2772) vs. Carlsen, Magnus (2826) 2017 Champions Showdown. 10+0 | Saint Louis | Round 18.1 | 13 Nov 2017 | ECO: Queen's Gambit Declined, Three Knights Variation, General (D37) | 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 Bd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Rc1 Re8 12. a3 c6 13. Bg3 Bxg3 14. hxg3 Bg4 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Nf4 Ndf6 17. Be2 Nd6 18. Ne5 Bxe2 19. Qxe2 Nfe4 20. g4 Qg5 21. g3 f5 22. Kg2 fxg4 23. Rh1 Nf6 24. Rh4 Rxe5 25. dxe5 Qxe5 26. Rhh1 Qe4+ 27. Kg1 Nc4 28. Qc2 Ne5 29. Qxe4 Nxe4 30. Kg2 Rf8 31. Rc2 Rf6 32. Rd1 g5 33. Nd3 Nxd3 34. Rxd3 h5 35. b4 h4 36. a4 Kg7 37. b5 axb5 38. axb5 Kg6 39. bxc6 bxc6 40. Ra3 c5 41. Rd3 h3+ 42. Kg1 Rd6 43. Rd1 Kf5 44. Rb2 c4 45. Rb8 c3 46. Rf8+ Ke5 47. Re8+ Re6 48. Rd8 Rd6 49. Re8+ Kf5 50. Rf8+ Ke6 51. Re8+ Kd7 52. Ra8 Nd2 53. Rc1 Rc6 54. Ra3 Ne4 55. Rd1 Ke6 56. Rc1 Rb6 57. Raxc3 Nxc3 58. Rxc3 Rb1+ 59. Kh2 Rf1 60. Rc2 Kf5 61. Rb2 Ke4 62. Ra2 Kf3 63. e4 Kxe4 64. Re2+ Kd3 65. Re3+ Kc4 0-1

Carlsen's Passed Pawn On The 7th Rank Finishes Up Ding Liren

Magnus Carlsen vs Ding Liren Champions Showdown: Carlsen-Ding (Rapid) (2017), St Louis, MO USA, rd 09, Nov-12 C78 Spanish Game Closed Variations Martinez Variation 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Na5 10. Ba2 Be6 11. b4 Bxa2 12. Rxa2 Nc6 13. Bg5 Qd7 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nd5 a5 16. c4 Ne7 17. Rc2 Nxd5 18. cxd5 axb4 19. axb4 Ra4 20. Qd2 Rfa8 21. Rfc1 Bd8 22. h3 Ra1 23. Rxa1 Rxa1+ 24. Rc1 Ra4 25. d4 exd4 26. Nxd4 Bf6 27. Nc6 Qc8 28. e5 dxe5 29. d6 Ra8 30. Ne7+ Bxe7 31. dxe7 1-0

Look How The Foxy Rook Imprisons Itself

Alois Wotawa, 1960 White is winning This position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) is : 6R1/3K1Ppp/6k1/7n/6P1/np6/5r2/7R w - - 0 0

Nimzowitsch Plays Without A Queen! The Result?

Aron Nimzowitsch vs Leelaus Odds game (1910), Riga, Latvia Chess variants (000) 1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 f6 3. e4 c6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. O-O-O Bxc3 6. dxc3 O-O 7. Ba3 Re8 8. Bd6 Qb6 9. Nf3 Qxf2 10. h4 h6 11. Bc4+ Kh7 12. h5 b5 13. Bf7 Re6 14. Nh4 Rxd6 15. Rxd6 Qc5 16. Rhd1 Qxc3 17. R1d3 Qe1+ 18. Kb2 Qxh4 19. Bg6+ Kg8 20. Re6 1-0

Hahaha! Pushing Black King Down The Diagonal!

Geza Janny vs Ion Gudju Bucharest - (1920), Bucharest ROU Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mortimer-Evans Gambit (C51) 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. O-O d6 7. d4 exd4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Qa4 Bd7 11. Qb3 Na5 12. Bxf7+ Kf8 13. Qc2 Kxf7 14. e5 h6 15. d5 dxe5 16. Nxe5+ Kf6 17. Qg6+ Kxe5 18. Re1+ Kd4 19. Qe4+ Kxc3 20. Bb2+ Kxb2 21. Re2+ Kxa1 22. Qc2 1-0

Can Paul Morphy's Awesome Checkmate Get 10000 Likes?

Paul Morphy vs Theodore Lichtenhein New Orleans (1857) King's Gambit: Accepted. Modern Defense (C36) 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 d5 4. exd5 Be7 5. Bb5+ c6 6. dxc6 bxc6 7. Bc4 Bh4+ 8. g3 fxg3 9. O-O gxh2+ 10. Kh1 Bf6 11. Ne5 Nh6 12. d4 Bxe5 13. Qh5 Qxd4 14. Bxf7+ Nxf7 15. Qxf7+ Kd8 16. Bg5+ Bf6 17. Nc3 Bd7 18. Rxf6 Kc7 19. Bf4+ Kb7 20. Rd6 Qc5 21. Ne4 Qxc2 22. Rxd7+ Nxd7 23. Qxd7+ Ka6 24. Nd6 Rhd8 25. Qb7+ Ka5 26. Bd2+ Qxd2 27. Nc4+ Ka4 28. b3#

The Immortal Losing Game

Bogdan Sliwa vs David Bronstein Gotha (1957), Gotha GDR, rd 4, Sep-?? Dutch Defense: Fianchetto Attack (A81) 1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Qd2 d6 7. h4 e6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Bf4 Bd7 10. e4 fxe4 11. Nxe4 Nd5 12. Ne2 Qe7 13. c4 Nb6 14. c5 dxc5 15. Bxc7 O-O 16. Bd6 Qf7 17. Bxf8 Rxf8 18. dxc5 Nd5 19. f4 Rd8 20. N2c3 Ndb4 21. Nd6 Qf8 22. Nxb7 Nd4 23. Nxd8 Bb5 24. Nxe6 Bd3 25. Bd5 Qf5 26. Nxd4+ Qxd5 27. Nc2 Bxc3 28. bxc3 Qxa2 29. cxb4 1-0