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Yasser Seirawan's Winning Chess Tactics
Compiled by Bears092
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These games are mentioned by Yasser as some of the best, yet simplest tactical combinations.

A little help from the opponent doesn't hurt.
Tolush vs Simagin, 1952 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

The Power of Pawns!
H Borochow vs Fine, 1932 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 11 moves, 1-0

World Championship
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

"One of the Greatest Saves in Chess History"
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Skewer, yes! Oh...wait.
O Bernstein vs Smyslov, 1946 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sometimes you just need a draw.
K Grigorian vs Yurtaev, 1979 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Destroying the Kings Cover
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

The trickster himself goes down.
Hort vs Seirawan, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

The Ultimate King March
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

The master of deflection (or deception?)
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Pawn's worth a queen
Spassky vs Larsen, 1969 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 67 moves, 1-0

Almost Trapped...
E Paoli vs Ulf Andersson, 1973 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Can't quite reach his lady.
Szabo vs Bronstein, 1953 
(A53) Old Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

Trapped!
Botvinnik vs G Stepanov (Schneideman), 1930 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

All in a day's work for Tal
Tal vs Parma, 1961 
(B36) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Clearance!
Ivkov vs Portisch, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

Let the blades spin.
Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Mate in 5.
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Game
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

The Evergreen Game
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Classic Morphy
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Development is key.
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Attack!
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Thou shalt not lose time grabbing pawns.
Spielmann vs Flamberg, 1914 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

Dark squared weakness.
Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

The Pipe Game
Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

A Thunderbolt.
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Best move ever.
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Pins!
Alekhine vs O Chajes, 1911 
(A13) English, 24 moves, 1-0

So he can look ahead.
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Destroying the immortal
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

The Wizard Of Riga
Gurgenidze vs Tal, 1957 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 27 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

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