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Shadowlord's favorites games
Compiled by Shad0wl0rd16
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This is my collection of favorite games.

Carlsen is 13 years old and plays this well. He amazes me.
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Morphy's great queen sac makes this game one of the best ever.
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Mate inbetween a queen trade!
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Fischer gives up a queen for a killer attack, and a mating net.
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk missed 29. . . Qxh1#, a 1 move mate!
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1994 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Excellent play by Vaisser. He wins a whole rook in his attack.
Anand vs Vaisser, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Kasparov had seconds left on the clock with the queen endgame.
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 86 moves, 1-0

Larry Kaufman plays a good opening winning a piece early on.
E Brandt vs Kaufman, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Raymond Kaufman beats Sheinfeld in a good and fun-to-watch game
B Sheinfeld vs R Kaufman, 1999
(C47) Four Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Two famous scientists face off over the chessboard.
Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Kramnik plays a good game against Shirov, but not goon enough.
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Two queens of each color on the board at once!
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Evans sacrifices a Q & R to force a draw in a lost position.
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

The first time that the wonderful Legal's mate is played.
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

This is a very strange game, but a good one.
Cochrane vs A Deschapelles, 1821 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 0-1

Vyzmanavin saves a draw from a lost position.
Kramnik vs Vyzmanavin, 1994 
(A14) English, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another one of Kasparov's great games with the king's indian.
Hjartarson vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E90) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

If 31...Kh8 32.Rg7 Qxg7 to stop Qh7# 33.fxg7+ wins Q.
Kasparov vs Tal, 1987 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 31 moves, 1-0

Vescovi survives Gelfland's strong attack, and proceeds to win.
G Vescovi vs Gelfand, 2004 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 93 moves, 1-0

Alekhine goes into a knight & pawn endgame 3 pawns up.
Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Great game. If 15. Bxf3 Nxf3# Anything else, then Nh3#.
Roesch vs W Schlage, 1910 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 0-1

Black begins with a big attack, but white gets 2 Qs and mates
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Napoleon played well here, sacrificed a bishop and checkmated.
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

I thought this a great faceoff betweem Kasparov and Karpov.
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

If Qf5 or Qf7, Nd6+ is a fork between K & Q.
Alekhine vs I Naharro, 1941  
(B10) Caro-Kann, 16 moves, 1-0

This is a good game and a long one. 269 moves!
I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

Hodgeson shows skill w/the pseudo-trompowski(1.d4 d5 2.Bg5)
J M Hodgson vs I Sokolov, 1996 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Well played game, played in Italy with live people for pieces.
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

White wins well in a R & B endgame, a theoretical draw.
L Gonda vs C Paci, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 95 moves, 1-0

One of Viktor Korchnoi's best games ever.
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Vescovi played a good game, winning in a K&P engame.
G Garcia vs G Vescovi, 2001 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

Suttles finds a good way to force stalemate when a N & P down.
Matulovic vs Suttles, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black played a wonderful game in the style of Greco.--Morphy
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Cool game by Tarrasch. Strange idea starting with A3 and d4.
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

A cool game, Nimzowitsch winning barely by queening first.
W Henneberger vs Nimzowitsch, 1931 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 76 moves, 0-1

Take my Queen, pleeaasee!!!
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

White gets an advantage early on, but black turns the tables.
Blackburne vs Tarrasch, 1889  
(C11) French, 49 moves, 0-1

Zurab plays a good game using his favorite Pirc defence.
Shirov vs Azmaiparashvili, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 0-1

Vaisser won on time with 1 sec left on clock, Milov ten sec!
Vaisser vs V Milov, 1994 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 65 moves, 1-0

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