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Calchexas' Famous Games
Compiled by Calchexas
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A collection of the greatest games ever. Famous games, (e.g. the Immortal Zugzwang Game), games that broke new ground in opening theory (e.g. Alekhine v. Grunfeld - the first Grunfeld), or simply really wacky, stupid, or cool games (Janosevic v. Geller, anyone?)

A famous Greco game - one of many.
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Legal's mate: if you don't know it, you should.
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

LaBourdannais's immortal pawn game.
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

The original, the one, the only...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

Morphy's Opera House classic
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

The "Immortal Draw"
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rotlewi-Rubinstein!!! Need I say more?
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Alekhine's Five Queens Game - is it a fake?
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

First modern Alekhine's Defense?
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1921 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Reti vs. Capablanca, New York 1924
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

The Game of the Century!!!
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

If it's good enough for James Bond...
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

The other Byrne-Fischer.
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Okay, so it's not really a game, but...
Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

The "supreme creative achievement" of Kasparov.
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Considered by some to be the greatest game ever.
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

The famed "Alterman Wall" game
B V Alterman vs Deep Fritz, 2000 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 87 moves, 1-0

19 games

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