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Tarrasch Defense Rules!
Compiled by Eric Schiller
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Some inspring wins for Black in the Tarrasch Defense to the Queen's Gambit. Classical lines (g3) first, then I'll add other stuff.

Brilliant endgame play
Seirawan vs Kasparov, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 54 moves, 0-1

A rich and complex game. That's why I love this opening!
Larsen vs Kasparov, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 0-1

OK, so I threw it all away. Still an exciting game!
G Meins vs E Schiller, 1996  
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1-0

The greatest game ever in the Symmetrical Tarrasch
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Flying a-pawn!
Larsen vs Kasparov, 1987
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

Beliavsky vs Kasparov, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 0-1

Fascinating game
Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch comes through when it counts!
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

A classic example of the Advance (9...c4) line
Taimanov vs Spassky, 1971 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

When the World Championship title is on the line ...
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1969 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

17...d4!
V Teofilovic vs O Ilic, 1999 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 26 moves, 0-1

Tal saw this game and liked it
S Bjarnason vs E Schiller, 1986 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 52 moves, 0-1

An example fo the gambit approach in the main lines
D Arganian vs E Schiller, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 29 moves, 0-1

Queen beats two rooks.
Polugaevsky vs Bronstein, 1967 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 55 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Keres, 1959 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 79 moves, 0-1

M Pinto vs E Schiller, 2000  
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 39 moves, 0-1

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