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Best Chess Games of All Time
Compiled by Timothy Glenn Forney
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Kasparov's Immortal
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Immortal-The Game Of The Century.
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Nunn's Immortal
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Yusupov's Immortal
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein's Immortal
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov's Immortal
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Gufeld's Immortal
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 32 moves, 0-1

Tal's Immortal
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Nakamura!
Krasenkow vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 0-1

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

The Most Famous Game of All Time
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy's Immortal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

30.Ba3!! Mind boggling game.
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Simply Amazing!
Nakamura vs J W Loyte, 2001 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 1-0

36.Rc5!! amazing depth.
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Petrov's Immortal.
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Zukertort's Immortal
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Smyslov's Immortal
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

Karpov's Immortal
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Anand's Immortal
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Capablanca's Immortal Zugzwang in the style of "My System"!
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Double B sac,King hunt and an X-ray mate.
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

R. Byrne's Knightmare
R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Attack on the King stuck in the center.
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Najdorf's Immortal
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

A Brilliancy among Brilliancies.
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Sacrifice Exchange Game. 6 sacs 4 exchs
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Best game of the match 1972.
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Kasparov's Gem- his favorite.
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Jaw dropping game.Amazing sacrifices.
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 33 moves, 1-0

The mighty Ruy Lopez-Kasparov style.
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs Shabalov, 2005 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Another Immortal Sacrifice Game. 6 sacs
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

A bizarre and brilliant game with a Q sac and a windmill.
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 49 moves, 0-1

Kingside attack World Champion style.
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Strategic R sac and game winning Q sac.Superb game!
G Sagalchik vs Nakamura, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 0-1

Morphy's famous queen sac.
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

A game we will see in a future tactics book.Brilliant!
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

R takes N on f6! Brilliant King-side attack.
Ragozin vs P Noskov, 1930 
(B40) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

Amazing King-side attack and Q sac.Very instructive.
Krogius vs Stein, 1960 
(E92) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

The famous double bishop sac.
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

All Lopez players must study is brilliant game.
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

It's always better to sacrifice your opponents pieces
Ragozin vs P Romanovsky, 1927 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

29.Bg2!! The greatest quiet move of all time.
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

A real beauty.Square by square control.
P F Johner vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 0-1

White N outpost at d5 in the sicilian creates huge attack.
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

The Greatest Chess Move Ever Played !!!
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Rook endgame masterpiece.
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

A great attack on f7,and a brutal see-saw check.
A Kupferstich vs J Andreassen, 1953 
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Brilliant game with amazing Q sac
Carlos Torre vs N Banks, 1924 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

A Nimzo style positional brilliancy.
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Amazing tactics and sacrifices.Fantastic finish.
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Zugzwang
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

Pawn Power
Rubinstein vs Alekhine, 1926 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Crushing control of space.
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Pawn Power
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

Tal's brilliant attack.
Tal vs Koblents, 1957 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Capablanca's favorite game.
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

31.Qf1!! A brilliant anti-sicilian.
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

A strategic queenside attack brilliancy.
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug! and 2 perplexing N sacs.
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

The Rook or (hog) on the 7th rank.
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

A Strategic Brilliancy! very instructive.
Gufeld vs B Ivanovic, 1979 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

21.Rxd4!! Fantastic use of the Bishops for mate.
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Sacs both Rooks .Opens H-file ,then mate.
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

Knight torture
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Fischer goes hypermodern,sacs his N and B for mate.
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Karopov's pieces go back home.Pawn Power Wins.
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

The amazing King march.
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

A Fischer-like N attack and King hunt.
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

A truly artistic game,with an amazing Q sac.
Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

The Swindler gets Swindled! A Famous Game.
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Positional brilliancy by Kasparov.Amazing Q sac.
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs Adams, 1999 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 45 moves, 0-1

Oll vs Ulibin, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

E Korchmar vs A Poliak, 1931 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Amazing skill with the minor pieces.Great exchange sacs.
Euwe vs Keres, 1940 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 34 moves, 0-1

Lasker calls out the King with R exchange sacs.
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(C11) French, 50 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs S Muhammad, 2004 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

A dynamic brilliancy by Kramnik.
Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 32 moves, 0-1

Brilliant Tactical Game and Rook sac
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs P Romanovsky, 1929 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

The threat of mate creates deadly tactics.
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

A great minor piece battle.Very instructive.
Fischer vs Stein, 1967 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

All out attack on the uncastled King with positional sacs.
Anand vs Lautier, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

The Q takes the R sac. R goes to the 2nd rank.
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Classic King side attack.
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Gelfand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Ulf Andersson, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Sacs both rooks and Q for a mating net on the uncastled King.
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Great N and R sacs crush the Najdorf.
Velimirovic vs Ljubojevic, 1972 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Sacs both Rooks for pawn promotion threat.
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld vs Alekhine, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

M Leon Hoyos vs Nakamura, 2006 
(A04) Reti Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

A brilliant back row mate threat.
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Famous Game.
Cochrane vs Staunton, 1841 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 20 moves, 0-1

Famous Game,"Pawns are the Soul of Chess"
Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

The proverbial "Chess Battle".An all time classic.
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Geller tears down the castle.
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Keres nails the Najdorf with a dynamic attack.
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B89) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

Kholmov vs Keres, 1959 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs I Cheparinov, 2006 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Udovcic, 1967 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Topalov, 2006 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs Smirin, 2005 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

K Bischoff vs J Nogueiras, 1998 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 40 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 35 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Larsen, 1958 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 56 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs T Hillarp Persson, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 100 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1948 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Tal, 1959 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 52 moves, 0-1

Portisch vs Pinter, 1984 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs S Volkov, 2005 
(C11) French, 41 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Stripunsky vs Nakamura, 2007 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Smirin, 1988 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962 
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

F Thorbergsson vs Tal, 1964 
(E77) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Yates, 1923 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 50 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Polugaevsky, 1961 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

O M Hindle vs G Moehring, 1964 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Larsen, 1971 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Keres, 1973 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

THE MOST BRUTAL ATTACK OF ALL TIME
Keene vs Miles, 1975  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Tal vs R Forbis, 1988 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Tal, 1979 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

A sneaky double Bishop sac.
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Fomenko vs L Radchenko, 1967 
(C59) Two Knights, 25 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Unzicker, 1970 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 42 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Short vs Kasparov, 1992 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 0-1

A J Mestel vs Gufeld, 1986 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 27 moves, 0-1

P Romanovsky vs I Rabinovich, 1925 
(C16) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

M Thinius vs V Beim, 1993 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 35 moves, 0-1

Nakamura vs Karjakin, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Larsen, 1971 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

J Friedel vs Nakamura, 2007 
(C11) French, 51 moves, 0-1

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

Kasparov vs Short, 1993 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 1-0

J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Kamsky, 1993 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 35 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Anand, 1991 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Fischer, 1962 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Short vs R Miles, 1976 
(B07) Pirc, 25 moves, 1-0

Zhao Xue vs D Reizniece-Ozala, 2006 
(E92) King's Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1994 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 72 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1974 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Karpov, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Kogan, 1946 
(B53) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs S van Mindeno, 1927 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

B Greenwald vs Fischer, 1963 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 29 moves, 0-1

Bogoljubov vs Mieses, 1925 
(A81) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov vs Spielmann, 1919 
(C13) French, 27 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926  
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

N Mannheimer vs Nimzowitsch, 1930  
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886  
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Keres, 1966 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1903 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs J Mortimer, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

F Bohatirchuk vs L Savitsky, 1934 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Chekhover vs Kasparian, 1936 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Mecking, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

Krum Georgiev vs Miles, 1992 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1992 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(A61) Benoni, 41 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C45) Scotch Game, 102 moves, 1-0

Keene vs Robatsch, 1971  
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

P Ofstad vs Uhlmann, 1963 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

Motylev vs Bu Xiangzhi, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Kasparov, 1992 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 40 moves, 0-1

Lputian vs Kasparov, 1976 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 0-1

M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Keene vs S Kerr, 1979  
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

J F Barry vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1969 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Leonov, 1949 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 25 moves, 1-0

L Day vs Suttles, 1969 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 32 moves, 1-0

Ed. Lasker vs Winkelman, 1926 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 0-1

Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

Lutikov vs Velimirovic, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Portisch, 1966 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 34 moves, 1-0

Averbakh vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 39 moves, 0-1

Velimirovic vs Csom, 1974 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

M Szigeti vs Benko, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Portisch, 1965 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Fischer vs U Geller, 1968 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs O Neikirch, 1958 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 26 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Fischer, 1959 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Eckert, 1940 
(C13) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Wahls, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Gelfand, 1991 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Psakhis vs Kasparov, 1990 
(A10) English, 33 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1990 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Pribyl, 1980 
(D85) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Gheorghiu, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Piket vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Salov, 1989 
(A15) English, 29 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Speelman vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Ehlvest vs Kasparov, 1988 
(A28) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Kasparov, 1988 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 45 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs A Sokolov, 1988 
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1988 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 38 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 63 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987  
(A13) English, 64 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987 
(A21) English, 50 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Tal, 1987 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 31 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1984 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

V Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0

Tal vs M Pasman, 1953 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 40 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs Pelletier, 2005 
(C02) French, Advance, 52 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1996 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Brzozka vs Bronstein, 1963 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 70 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 38 moves, 0-1

Gligoric vs Stein, 1962 
(E70) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

Yermolinsky vs Christiansen, 2006 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Kasparov, 1985 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs E Rojahn, 1956 
(C58) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Keres vs D Byrne, 1972 
(D94) Grunfeld, 33 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Karpov, 1993 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Csom, 1977 
(A16) English, 50 moves, 1-0

Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

Keres vs K Richter, 1942  
(A28) English, 59 moves, 0-1

J Klavins vs Tal, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 45 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Lisitsin, 1956 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 54 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 42 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

M Lazarevic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Szabo vs G Sigurjonsson, 1968 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

H J Cordes vs Miles, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 36 moves, 1-0

A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

F Catheley vs M Hadzikaric, 1995 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

A Shashin vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 35 moves, 1-0

V Ruban vs A Poluljahov, 1994 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 28 moves, 1-0

J Cukierman vs Tartakower, 1930 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

J Cukierman vs A Voisin, 1929 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

P Moran vs E Franco Raymundo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Ni Hua vs M Mchedlishvili, 2005 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 37 moves, 1-0

Alatortsev vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

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

N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Tal vs G Fuster, 1958 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs O Celle, 1964 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Tal vs J H Donner, 1968 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

Kavalek vs Matulovic, 1966 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Kozomara vs R Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1960 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 24 moves, 1-0

Larry Evans vs Bisguier, 1959 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Smejkal vs Smyslov, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Benko vs I A Horowitz, 1968 
(A12) English with b3, 20 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Ivkov vs J H Donner, 1965 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Tal vs E Nievergelt, 1959 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Julio Bolbochan, 1966 
(B89) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs P Dely, 1967 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Benko, 1959 
(B57) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

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L Day vs T Koliada, 1994 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 48 moves, 1-0

Tal vs F Olafsson, 1961 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Suetin, 1967 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Gligoric, 1963 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 43 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Stanishevsky vs Nikonov, 1981 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Navara vs J Helbich, 1998 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1

T Nielsen vs Thormod Furu, 2001 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 15 moves, 0-1

Romanishin vs Beliavsky, 1993 
(C15) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Salwe, 1911  
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1-0

Radjabov vs Shirov, 2006 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4, 39 moves, 1-0

Carlos Torre vs M A Schapiro, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Carlos Torre vs Verlinsky, 1925 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Carlos Torre vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 1-0

Fine vs Kevitz, 1932 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Fine vs Lasker, 1936  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Fine, 1931 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

Kavalek vs W Pietzsch, 1967 
(A22) English, 30 moves, 1-0

Wang Yue vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Bologan, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Allies, 1914  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Capablanca, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

Y Yakovich vs Bronstein, 1994 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Vitacek vs Duras, 1900 
(C22) Center Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs Tal, 1983 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 1-0

Ulf Andersson vs Karpov, 1995 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 18 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs J Durao, 1974 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

Nunn vs C W Pritchett, 1986 
(B89) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Yang Shen vs Rublevsky, 2005 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 47 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 41 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Akopian, 2004 
(C10) French, 25 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Balashov, 1974 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 28 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

E M Jackson vs Marshall, 1899 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Christiansen vs Wojtkiewicz, 2006 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 23 moves, 1-0

Gheorghiu vs Kavalek, 1969 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 25 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 29 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Sultan Khan vs Capablanca, 1930 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

Kharlov vs Topalov, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

K Landa vs E Shaposhnikov, 2005 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Janowski, 1899 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 47 moves, 0-1

Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Anand, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 34 moves, 0-1

I Sokolov vs Dreev, 2001 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Svidler vs Adams, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Nunn vs I A Nataf, 1999 
(B32) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

A Veingold vs D Fridman, 1998 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Radjabov, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Nakamura vs J Fluvia Poyatos, 2007 
(D80) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1-0

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