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DADADADA! Duchamp draws with Marshall
Marshall vs Duchamp, 1930 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another Duchamp draw
Duchamp vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1931 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

viva el comandante!
Najdorf vs E C Guevara, 1962 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

is this real? dunno.
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

I am Rabbit, blunderer of Pieces!
Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Not surprisingly, Sting lost.
Kasparov vs Sting, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

This is just hot.
H Bogart vs L Bacall, 1951 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Chutzpa, n.: Trying the Scholar's Mate on Kasparov
W Harrelson vs Kasparov, 1999 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Why you should always play with your opponent's set
Alekhine vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(D80) Grunfeld, 55 moves, 0-1

Perfectly sober, obviously!
F J Perez Perez vs Alekhine, 1943 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

priveliges of being a dictator #10: win with moves like #3 here
F Terrazas vs F Castro, 1966 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 0-1

The Officials must have robbed him of this game...
K Treybal vs F Kafka, 1921 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

Ahem. Blindfold chess anyone?
Ray Charles vs Larry Evans, 2002 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

And the ten worst moves of this game are...
Kasparov vs D Letterman, 1990 
(B01) Scandinavian, 23 moves, 1-0

Everything you wanted to know about chess, but were afraid...
W Allen vs R Marting, 1972 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Why must I lose to this idiot?
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1925 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

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