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The most fantastic moves (Tim Krabbé)
Compiled by nikolaas
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Tim Krabbé's famous list of the 110 most fantastic moves ever played.

16.gxf6
Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

14....Rg8
J M de Oliveira Gomes vs J G Caetano Netto, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

26.Nb8
F Braga vs Timman, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

17....Rxf2
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

19.Nxg7
Stein vs Portisch, 1962 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

16....Kd7
Filguth vs Korchnoi, 1979 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 34 moves, 0-1

52.Bf3
Leonhardt vs Tarrasch, 1920 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

21.Ne5
Timman vs C van Wijgerden, 1977 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

12.Qxf6
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 33 moves, 1-0

9....Qe7
Y Rusakov vs B Verlinsky, 1947 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

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

22....c3
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

24....f6
G Zaichik vs Psakhis, 1980 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

22.Nc6
Vyzmanavin vs M Sorokin, 1985 
(A09) Reti Opening, 86 moves, 1-0

23.Rxe4
Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

24.d5
Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

15....Ne6
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(E92) King's Indian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

17.h4
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

43.Rb7+
J Mason vs Winawer, 1882 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 56 moves, 1-0

31.Kh2
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

19.Rf6
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

40....Qe1
Pachman vs Timman, 1977 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

11....Kd7
Keres vs K Richter, 1942  
(A28) English, 59 moves, 0-1

14.Bh6
Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

20....Nd2
R Bogdanovic vs A Planinc, 1965 
(C16) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 0-1

30....Qxh3+
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

50.Nf5
Karpov vs Csom, 1977 
(A16) English, 50 moves, 1-0

23.Rd7
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

16.Rhe1
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

13.Nxe7
Kholmov vs Keres, 1959 
(B30) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

26....Re3
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

35....Kc6
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

17....Nd5
Timman vs Kasparov, 1981 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

21....Qb6
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1998 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

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