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BishopofBlunder's Miniatures
Compiled by BishopofBlunder
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Don't have time for a real game of chess? Try some of these "instant" games.

He's not called "NN" for nothing
Anand vs NN, 1993 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 7 moves, 1-0

Who said the Petrov is drawish?
A Zapata vs Anand, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Qc5!! squeezes out the great Petrosian
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

The title "NN" is well earned by Black
W Lewis vs NN, 1820 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Morphy gives Knight odds, sacs 2 pieces, and wins in 20 moves
Morphy vs NN, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Another reason why "NN" never made a name for himself
W Rudolf vs NN, 1912 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 12 moves, 1-0

How to hang a queen in 10 easy lessons
Bronstein vs NN, 1950 
(C22) Center Game, 10 moves, 1-0

Zukertort sacs the Queen for mate in 12 moves
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Spassky promotes a pawn on move 17 for the win!
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

GOTD 1/22/07, Queen and Rook mate in three without moving
J J Hastings vs A P Law, 1994 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

It's not always about material
NN vs E J Diemer, 1978 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

13.0-0-0+ wins rook and game.
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Black takes a bite from the poisoned pawn
Dunbar vs Chawkin, 1925 
(C45) Scotch Game, 11 moves, 1-0

A Trap for the Queen
Trattner vs P C Gibbs, 1955 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Fischer Founders Fine!
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

The Joke's on Joffe
Lusgin vs M Joffe, 1968 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 5 moves, 1-0

Beware the offered Queen
G Minchev vs D Miraschiev, 1986 
(C46) Three Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Smothered mate in the center of the board
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

Giving the Bride away wins the day
Casas vs L Piazzini, 1952 
(D62) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 14 moves, 1-0

Toth-ed aside by Diemer
E J Diemer vs Toth, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 11 moves, 1-0

Double Rook Sac plus Queen still wins
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

A Glazed Danish
J Schwarz vs Tarrasch, 1883 
(C21) Center Game, 17 moves, 0-1

18.Bg5! and the Black Queen is Toast
Cipev vs Ftacnik, 1973 
(C27) Vienna Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Staunton gambit trumps the Dutch
A Choukri vs K Kuenitz, 2012 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Against the (rook) odds
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Danish Pastry
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

Bird smothers NN
Bird vs NN, 1869 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 1-0

The Dutch of Doom
C F Johansson vs M Hernback, 1997 
(A80) Dutch, 6 moves, 1-0

Danish Pastry Redux
M Bier vs S Ricardo-Rocamora, 1876 
(C21) Center Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Can't Dodge Mate
S S Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

A Bad Knight for the Queen
J E Richardson vs A Eva, 1939 
(B07) Pirc, 13 moves, 1-0

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