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Mikhail I Chigorin – Emanuel Schiffers, Match, St Petersburg 1897

French Defense (C00)
Initial position
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1. e4 e6 2. Qe2 Be7 3. b3 d5 4. Bb2 Nf6 5. e5 Nfd7 6. g3 c5 7. Bg2 Nc6 8. f4 f5 9. Nf3 O-O 10. h4 Nb6 11. Nc3 Bd7 12. Nd1 c4 13. Ne3 Bc5 14. d4 cxd3 15. cxd3 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 Nb4 17. Qd2 Qe7 18. a3 Nc6 19. O-O a5 20. Rfc1 Rfc8 21. Qe3 Ra6 22. a4 Na8 23. Ba3 Qd8 24. Bf1 Rb6 25. Bc5 Rxb3 26. Nd2 Rb2 27. d4 Nb4 28. Nb3 Nc2 29. Qc3 Rxb3 30. Qxb3 Nxa1 31. Rxa1 b6 32. Bd6 Qe8 33. Ba6 Rd8 34. Kf2 Bc6 35. Ra2 Qf7 36. Ke3 Kh8 37. h5 Kg8 38. Be2 Qe8 39. Ra1 Rc8 40. Ba6 Rd8 41. Qd1 b5 42. axb5 Bxb5 43. Rxa5 Bxa6 44. Rxa6 Qb5 45. Qd3 Qb2 46. Qa3 Nb6 47. Qxb2 Nc4+ 48. Kf3 Nxb2 49. Bc5 Re8 50. g4 fxg4+ 51. Kxg4 Nc4 52. Kf3 Nd2+ 53. Ke3 Nf1+ 54. Kf2 Nd2 55. f5 exf5 56. Ke3 Ne4 57. Kf4 Nxc5 58. dxc5 Rc8 59. Kxf5 Rxc5 60. Ra8+ Kf7 61. Ra7+ Kf8 62. h6 gxh6 63. Kf6 Rc8 64. e6 Kg8 65. Rg7+ Kh8 66. e7 h5 67. Rg5 h6 68. Rxd5 Kh7 69. Rd8 Rc6+ 70. Ke5 1-0

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