The Stonewall Attack

Supplemental Games

Anyone interested in learning the Stonewall Attack would be advised to play over lots of classic games. The following four are featured in Andy Soltis's "Stonewall Attack" and feature some of the trickier lines for White.

Frederick Yates - Carl Schlechter [D00]

Bad Pistyan (9) 1912


1. d4 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Bd3 Nc6 4. f4 Nb4 5. Nf3 Nxd3+ 6. cxd3 g6 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. Ne2 b6 10. Bd2 c5 11. Rc1 Ba6 12. Ne5 Nd7

12... Rc8 13. Qa4!

13. Qa4 Nxe5 14. Qxa6 Nd7 15. Rc2 e6

15... cxd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. exd4

16. Rfc1 Re8 17. b4 cxd4 18. Qb7?!

18. Nxd4!

18... dxe3 19. Bxe3 d4 20. Rc7 dxe3 21. Rxd7 Qf6 22. Rcc7 Rf8 23. d4 Rad8 24. Qe4 Rxd7 25. Rxd7 Qh4 26. g3 Qg4 27. Qxe3 e5 28. Rxa7 exd4 29. Qe4 Qc8 30. Qd3 Qe6 31. b5 Re8 32. Kf2 Qh3 33. Kg1 Qf5 34. Qc4 d3 35. Nd4 d2 36. Nxf5 d1=Q+ 37. Kf2 Qe1+ 38. Kf3 Qh1+ 39. Kf2 Qxh2+ 40. Kf3 Qh5+

40... Qh1+! 41. Kf2 Qe1+ 42. Kf3 Kh8!!

41. g4 Qh1+ 42. Kg3 Qg1+ 43. Kf3 Qd1+ 44. Kg3 Qe1+ 45. Kf3 Re6 46. Qc8+ Re8 47. Qc4 Kh8 48. Qxf7 Qc3+ 49. Kf2 1/2-1/2


Frank James Marshall - Richard Teichmann [D00]

Vienna (12) 1908


1. d4 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Bd3 Nc6 4. f4 Nb4 5. Nf3 Nxd3+ 6. cxd3 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bd2 b6 10. Ne5 Bb7 11. Rf3 c5 12. Rh3 Rc8 13. Qf3 a6 14. g4 g6 15. Rh6 Rc7 16. Ne2 Kg7 17. Qh3 Rh8 18. Bc3 c4 19. g5 Ng8 20. Nxf7 Kxf7 21. Rxh7+ Rxh7 22. Qxh7+ Kf8 23. Qxg6 cxd3 24. Ng3 Bc8 25. Rf1 Qe8 26. Qxd3 Qb5 27. Qg6 Qe8 28. Qd3 Qb5 29. Qh7 Bd6 30. Qh8 Qd3 31. e4 dxe4 32. g6 e3 33. f5 e2 34. Nxe2 exf5 35. Nf4 Qe4 36. Qh4 Re7 37. Ng2 Qxh4 38. Nxh4 Re2 39. Nxf5

39. Nxf5 Bxh2+ 40. Kh1 Bb7+ 41. d5 Bxd5+ 42. Rf3 Bxf3#

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Jackson Whipps Showalter - Harry Nelson Pillsbury [D00]

USA-ch m/New York (2) 1897


1. d4 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Bd3 Nc6 4. f4 Nb4 5. Nf3 Nxd3+ 6. cxd3 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bd2 b6 10. Rc1 Bb7 11. Na4 Nd7 12. b4 Rc8 13. Qb3 Ba6 14. b5 Bb7 15. Nb2 c5 16. bxc6 Rxc6 17. Rxc6 Bxc6 18. Rc1 Qa8 19. Bb4 Bxb4 20. Qxb4 Rc8 21. Qe7 Bb5 22. Rxc8+ Qxc8 23. Ng5 Qf8 24. Qxf8+ Nxf8 25. Kf2 f6 26. Nf3 Kf7 27. Ke2 Ke7 28. Kd2 Kd6 29. Nd1 Bc6 30. Nf2 Nd7 31. Kc3 a5 32. g4 b5 33. a3 Nb8 34. h4 Be8 35. e4 Nc6 36. e5+ Ke7 37. Nd2 b4+ 38. axb4 axb4+ 39. Kb3 Nxd4+ 40. Kxb4 fxe5 41. Kc5 Nc6 42. fxe5 Nxe5 43. d4 Nd7+ 44. Kb4 Kf6 45. Kc3 h5 46. gxh5 Bxh5 47. Kd3 Kf5 48. Ke3 Nf6 49. Nf3 Ng4+ 50. Nxg4 Kxg4 51. Ng5 Kf5 52. Nh3 Bd1 53. Nf2 Bc2 54. Kf3 e5 55. dxe5 Be4+ 56. Kg3 Kxe5 57. Kg4 Bc2 58. h5 d4 59. Kg5 Ke6 60. h6 gxh6+ 61. Kxh6 Kf5 62. Kg7 Kf4 63. Kf6 Bf5 64. Ke7 Kf3 65. Nd1 d3 66. Kf6 Kf4 67. Ke7 d2 68. Kd6 Ke4 69. Kc5 Bg4 70. Nb2 Be2 71. Kb4 Kd4 72. Kb3 Bd3 73. Nd1 Bg6 74. Nb2 Bf5 75. Nd1 Kd3 76. Nb2+ Ke2 77. Kc3 1/2-1/2


Jackson Whipps Showalter - Harry Nelson Pillsbury [D00]

USA-ch m/New York (20) 1897


1. d4 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Bd3 Nc6 4. f4 Nb4 5. Nf3 Nxd3+ 6. cxd3 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bd2 b6 10. Ne5 Bb7 11. Qa4 c5 12. dxc5 bxc5 13. Ne2 Qb6 14. Qc2 Rac8 15. b3 Ba6 16. Rf3 Rfd8 17. Rh3 g6 18. Qd1 Nd7 19. Qe1 Nxe5 20. fxe5 Bxd3 21. Ba5 Qb8 22. Bxd8 Rxd8 23. Rf3 Qxe5 24. Qc3 Qxc3 25. Nxc3 e5 26. Re1 e4 27. Rf2 f5 28. Na4 d4 29. exd4 cxd4 30. Nb2 Ba6 31. Rc2 d3 32. Rc6 Bb5 33. Rc7 Bd6 34. Rc4 Bxc4 35. Nxc4 Bc5+ 36. Kf1 e3 37. Rb1 Rd4 38. g3 f4 39. Ne5 e2+ 40. Ke1 Bb4+ 41. Kf2 e1=Q+ 42. Rxe1 Bxe1+ 43. Kxe1 Re4+ 44. Kd2 Rxe5 45. gxf4 Rd5 46. b4 Kf8 47. a4 Ke8 0-1

Michael Goeller

See also: Yaacov's Stonewall Attack Lecture and Yaacov's ICC Games

Games in PGN