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quick knockouts of greats
Compiled by kevin86
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Marshall gets kayoed
N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Capa gets zappad by queen sacrifice
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Chiggie goes down to James Mason-n by nw
J Mason vs Chigorin, 1889 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Reti sacs both rooks vs future w ch
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

deja vu-a second 2 rook sac by reti vs euwe
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

reti kayoed tartakover
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

kolty ko'd in 15
Koltanowski vs Duchamp, 1929 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 15 moves, 0-1

here's one for the young russian
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

another memorable loss for Tartakower
L Forgacs vs Tartakower, 1909 
(C13) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch bites the dust ,falls in big trap!
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

u.n.owen wins one
Jonathan Wilson vs NN, 1795 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

Mr Wilson loses to another unknown menace-a muzio collapse
Jonathan Wilson vs NN, 1795 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

six move mate by nn
NN vs Cornelissen, 1974 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Johnston does a "Shoup" on Marshall
S P Johnston vs Marshall, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Zuk catches Andy in a windmill!
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Bird cooked in his own soup
Bird / Dobell vs Gunsberg / Locock, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 9 moves, 0-1

Dr. lasker bites dust in 12
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Karpov bites the dust!!!
Karpov vs Shirov, 2003 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

a little long,but a checkmate makes up for it
Larsen vs Najdorf, 1968 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 39 moves, 0-1

Mike gets sacked
Kan vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik loses in 14 with double attack
P Izmailov vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1-0

a middle game varation of R-T trap
I Nei vs Petrosian, 1960 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Anderssen dies in a wimper
Anderssen vs Eichborn, 1854 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 0-1

a classic pawn mate in ten moves!!
A Powers vs Dake, 1937 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Keres goes down in twelve
Keres vs G Menke, 1933 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 0-1

Tal makes an egregious blunder,loses immediately!
F Olafsson vs Tal, 1971 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Was Alakhine actually too stewed for this one?
F J Perez Perez vs Alekhine, 1943 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

stunning 25th move beats Tal
Tal vs F Olafsson, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

dream chess-b loses to fred kruger lol
NN vs Bronstein, 1961 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 19 moves, 0-1

Burger gets Fischer in fourteen!!
Fischer vs R Burger, 1964 
(C57) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Ol' Max bites the dust-queen in a bear trap.
J E Richardson vs A Eva, 1939 
(B06) Robatsch, 13 moves, 1-0

Alekhine loses to BOARD 13 (Voorhees?)
Alekhine vs Echiquier Notre-Dame, 1925 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

a bad (k)night for Mr Euwe
A Dueckstein vs Euwe, 1958 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Kaspy down in 28
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird misses mate, but delivers a prettier one ,vs Steinitz
Bird vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Euwe comes down with case of last row mateicus
Kashdan vs Euwe, 1932 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Steinitz's open game gets throttled by sharp sac
Steinitz vs J Minckwitz, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 0-1

Alekhine goes down in 24-with or WO a chaser
Alekhine vs O Rocas, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

Too much Pein
M Pein vs Anand, 1988  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

the queen is hounded to death.
Veitch vs J Penrose, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Lasker goes down in 14!
H Caro vs Lasker, 1890 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 1-0

Capa goes down hard!
Capablanca vs R T Black, 1911 
(B20) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1

I don't wanna be like Mike (in this case)
Kan vs Botvinnik, 1929 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

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