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games tonsillolith studies
Compiled by tonsillolith
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Kasparov vs D Johnson, 1998
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

J B Adams vs Keene, 1963  
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Ulf Andersson, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Vaganian vs R Lau, 1991
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

James Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Loewenthal vs Morphy, 1858 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 67 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1858 
(C01) French, Exchange, 34 moves, 1-0

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

17. Bg4!?
Stein vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs J Carr, 1858  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs G W Lyttelton, 1858  
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

de Riviere vs Morphy, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 44 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs Worrall, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs C A Seguin, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Bornemann, 1858  
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs F Perrin, 1857 
(B44) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

create a weakness or imbalance
Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

18. Ng5!
Morphy vs F Deacon, 1859 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 38 moves, 1-0

when the Ne4 is captured, Black advances
Mongredien vs Morphy, 1859 
(A84) Dutch, 50 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs T Hampton, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 49 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Radjabov, 2007 
(E97) King's Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

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

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 63 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 50 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Leko, 2001 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 51 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

Hort vs Petrosian, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1

Shirov vs Karpov, 1996 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 84 moves, 0-1

power of passed pawns
Aronian vs Anand, 2007 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 1-0

weakening king position
Aronian vs A Volokitin, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

J Rowson vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

V Wendel vs Nimzowitsch, 1921 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

Psakhis vs Kasparov, 1990 
(A10) English, 30 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Replacing the opponent's pawn center with your own
Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1-0

unexpected shift of control
Jakovenko vs Carlsen, 2009 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 63 moves, 0-1

bloat
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

take pawn where the one behind it can't move forward easily
I Nepomniachtchi vs E Inarkiev, 2010 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 44 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs V Small, 1982 
(B44) Sicilian, 47 moves, 1-0

good positional stuff
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

there are two consecutive good moves in this game
Macieja vs Shirov, 2010 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Mustn't be such a hamfisted sissy. Look how aggressive Naka is!
Nakamura vs Grischuk, 2011 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

E Mnatsakanian vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

defend against attack and keep endgame advantage
Spassky vs Huebner, 1989 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 42 moves, 0-1

"the most instructive game ever"
Keres vs A Tarnowski, 1952 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

king's eye data ck
Radjabov vs Harikrishna, 2011 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1-0

The Ba3! is felt even through the hard pawn wall.
Karpov vs V Malaniuk, 1988 
(A87) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

L Dominguez vs Anand, 2009 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

kingside attack
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2011 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 41 moves, 1-0

great pawnplay in endgame
Morozevich vs Anand, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 0-1

D Frolyanov vs D Dubov, 2012 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

good thing to do with the a1 pawn and the queen's rook
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

good positional pawn sacrifice thing
Botvinnik vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

one good way to play english opening
V Malakhov vs Nisipeanu, 2012 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 22 moves, 1-0

closed sicilian kingside attack
Carlsen vs F Vallejo Pons, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

simple power chess
Kramnik vs G Bwalya, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

build pressure, sac piece, ???, profit
Kramnik vs Topalov, 1999 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

strength of passed pawns in the middlegame
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1929 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 0-1

Central breakthrough
V Ciocaltea vs Tal, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

creating a passed pawn in endgame setting
Efimenko vs A Goganov, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Good positional and endgame play
Svidler vs D Shengelia, 2013 
(B54) Sicilian, 54 moves, 1-0

little tactics are big good
Caruana vs T Nyback, 2013 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 53 moves, 1-0

isolani play, central control.
Carlsen vs Wang Yue, 2010 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Great positional play
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

The finish of this game is so good.
Kharlov vs Topalov, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

pwn3d by young Fischer's Sicilian
H Goldhamer vs Fischer, 1956 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

lots of good, patient position stuff
Gleizerov vs Ivanchuk, 2014
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 66 moves, 0-1

Isolani --> central strength --> attack
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

Soltis - "One of most instructive endgames of 20th century."
Fischer vs Portisch, 1962 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 68 moves, 1-0

Central control and exploitation of isolated pawn.
M Vachier-Lagrave vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2011 
(D94) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Karpov, 1978 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 40 moves, 0-1

great positional chess, piece coordination
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2010 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

Najdorf opening, good minor piece play with c4
Leko vs Karjakin, 2014 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 0-1

powerful central control
Capablanca vs Janowski, 1918 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Good positional chess.
Botvinnik vs P Ostojic, 1969 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 46 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Kamsky, 2006 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

maneuvering and endgame
G Estevez Morales vs Karpov, 1973 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 55 moves, 0-1

Relentless Korchnoi
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 0-1

positional stuff
Adams vs Topalov, 1996 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

powerful play
Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 35 moves, 1-0

Lots of good Fischer stuff in this game
Fischer vs J Durao, 1966 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 1-0

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