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Caught My Fancy
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Pet opening variations etc.

Jonathan Butchers Butcher
J Penrose vs Butcher, 1962 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

David Gives Efim His Queen
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Garry Shows the Pretender How It's Done
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

This Kid is too much !!
Carlsen vs L Drabke, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

Beautiful woman = Beautiful game
Judit Polgar vs F Berkes, 2003 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Tal takes down a Collossus in STYLE !!
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

A Karpov Masterpiece
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Sliced, Diced, and Julienned !!!
Carlsen vs Dolmatov, 2004 
(A04) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

Brilliant Mating Combo !
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

Magnus Eats Grandmasters for Lunch
Yurtaev vs Carlsen, 2004 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Sergey Knows How to Eat Too !!
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Shirov Goes Down to a 12yr. Old Prodigy
Karjakin vs Shirov, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Nifty Minature Win in the Najdorf
Bologan vs Karjakin, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Judith tricks Lars
Judit Polgar vs L B Hansen, 1989 
(C16) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 1-0

Very Nice Combo
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

g4 semi-slav
Gelfand vs Shabalov, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Hunting the King
Tal vs M Stean, 1974 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

WCC minature
Tiviakov vs G Sargissian, 2004 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

Kotovs' Masterpiece (Zurich 1953) 1st Brilliancy Prize
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Two of Canada's Finest
Nickoloff vs L Day, 1987 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 51 moves, 1-0

Two of Canada's finest again
L Day vs Nickoloff, 1992
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Kasim Hunts the King
Kasimdzhanov vs Judit Polgar, 2002 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 1-0

Canada's foremost player sacs the 2 "b's"
K Spraggett vs G Vescovi, 2004 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Brilliant King Side Attack
Lautier vs Vaganian, 2004 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

Another one 29 Years earlier
Vaganian vs G Forintos, 1975 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Breyer Goes Beserk
Breyer vs J Esser, 1917  
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Marijuana Masterpiece
L Day vs P Nurmi, 1973 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Swindle Supremo
I A Horowitz vs M Pavey, 1951 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

King Hunt then Mate by Castles
Prins vs L Day, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Judith Sacs a Rook and a Minor
Judit Polgar vs Bareev, 1993 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Can You Say " Crush " ?
Carlsen vs O Dannevig, 2004 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Slugfest Extraordinaire
P Murray vs L Day, 1975 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 36 moves, 0-1

Bryon Nickoloff - June 23rd 1956-Aug 3rd 2004
E Raaste vs Nickoloff, 1986 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Astonishing Queen Sac
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Hoi Vey !!
Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Double Rook Sac by Garry the K
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Game by the Woman's World Champion
Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

King Rat starring Lawrence Day
E Preissmann vs L Day, 1978 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

A Berlin in Havana
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Suttles at His Best #1
Larry Evans vs Suttles, 1972 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 0-1

Sutlles at His Best #2
Suttles vs R Zuk, 1971
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

Suttles at His Best #3
Suttles vs Saidy, 1972
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Hypermodern Chess in 1862
F Deacon vs V Green, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

The See-Saw Check
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Judit crushes the Robatsch
Judit Polgar vs Shirov, 1995 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 1-0

Nakamura gets Krushed
I Krush vs Nakamura, 2001 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 48 moves, 1-0

Canada's 16 yr. Old Grandmaster
M Bluvshtein vs I Krush, 2003 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 56 moves, 1-0

Lawrence Plays the Sveshnikov
K Spraggett vs L Day, 1975 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

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

P Charbonneau vs P Lehikoinen, 2004
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 78 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs S Kristjansson, 2004 
(C16) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

Huzman vs Shirov, 2004 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Bacrot vs P Kekki, 2004
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

Bryon Nickoloff Brilliancy Prize
G Milicevic vs M Bluvshtein, 2004 
(B50) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

T Krnan vs D Filipovich, 2004
(B06) Robatsch, 29 moves, 1-0

D Frank vs M Remstedt, 1996 
(C46) Three Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

G Minchev vs V Velev, 1994 
(C46) Three Knights, 31 moves, 1-0

Canadian Champ Smokes A GM !!
P Charbonneau vs N Mitkov, 2004 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

Magnus makes short work of Short
Carlsen vs Short, 2004 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

Magnus Munches Another Grandmaster
Carlsen vs E Vladimirov, 2004 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 35 moves, 1-0

Both Sides of the Board !!
N Birnboim vs L Day, 1988 
(A53) Old Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Shirov, 2005 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 38 moves, 1-0

I Cheparinov vs Carlsen, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Funny.....Very Funny
Quinteros vs I Radulov, 1970 
(E09) Catalan, Closed, 27 moves, 0-1

A Topalov Masterpiece
Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

GM Bluvshtein takes down a giant
Shirov vs M Bluvshtein, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

L Day vs O Cvitan, 1994 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 1-0

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