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King hunt
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Steinitz pieces still Rock on...
Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Falkbeer's second gift to the chess history for posterity...!
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

Massacre in Warsaw (100 years before Worl War II)...
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Bareev: the "last romantic"...
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

The "Clock-work hunter"...
Deep Fritz vs Deep Junior, 2001 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 69 moves, 0-1

11...Qxh2+!! and 16...Kf8!!
NN vs R Crepeaux, 1923 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Francisco Vallejo-Pawns!
F Vallejo Pons vs A Romero Holmes, 2002 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Hunting the World Champion to his death...
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2006 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 56 moves, 0-1

Alekhine's king trapped in a king hunt? Yates!
Alekhine vs Yates, 1923 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 50 moves, 0-1

43.Ka5 Qa3++ or 43.Kc5 Qxf2+ winning
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

Euwe, the great hunter, does it again...!
Szabo vs Euwe, 1946 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

22.Rxe6+!! and the rest is a long walk to the tomb...
Yanofsky vs A Dulanto, 1939 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Who is forcing the black king to run so far...?
Botvinnik vs Gligoric, 1956 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 1-0

Be A-Ware from your king to be hunted so far...
P Ware vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

The Immortal of Immortal King Hunts...
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Dracula? Frankenstein? Nunn of them! A king hunt!
J Ost-Hansen vs Nunn, 1974 
(C27) Vienna Game, 38 moves, 0-1

The king that dominates the great diagonal...
G Janny vs I Gudju, 1920 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Greco and his hunting-lessons...
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Crossing the ford
Blackburne vs Ford, 1877 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 1-0

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

Stuck in the middle with you...
D Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1868 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

20...Be8!
E Kengis vs R Djurhuus, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

King's Lang walk until its death...
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

A long walk not so "Good"
Lasker vs W Gooding, 1908 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

Ladies' knight!
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch outplays brilliantly Nimzowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

19.Qxf6+!! and 21.Bg7!!
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

4...Qh4+!
Bosscher vs L Smit, 1980 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 9 moves, 0-1

9...Nxg3! and 10...Bf2+!!
Mackenzie vs F Hollins, 1893 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

Teg of war
T Enkhbat vs Y Shulman, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Searching for Josh Waitzkin
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B40) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Fuster Fluster...
G Fuster vs Szabo, 1934 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 29 moves, 0-1

23...Rxh4!!
A Schneider vs M Dvoretsky, 1983 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

31.Kh3 Be6+ 32.Qg4 hxg4+ 33.Kg2 Bd5+ 34.Nf3 Bxf3++
Nenarokov vs V Sozin, 1925 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Isaacrifice and hunt the king...
Boleslavsky vs Dzindzichashvili, 1967 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

beware of those powerful black Torres...
E Torre vs J Kinlay, 1977 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 58 moves, 0-1

29...Bxc2+!!
R Plunkett vs S Fink, 2003 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Salvador Dally
S Del Rio Angelis vs T Rendle, 2005 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 0-1

this is really Lawrence's great Day...
L Day vs S Gravel, 1996 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

40.Bd5!! and 41.Qxg7+!!
H Rossetto vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1958 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

22...Rxf2!
V Datsvich vs B Fairsbury, 1997 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

22.b4+! (blocking b4), 23.Bb6+! (blocking b6)
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

28.Qxc6+!! Devastating!
D Norwood vs S Marsh, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

16...0-0! and 20...Rxf3!!
NN vs Chandler, 1977 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Let's Chekhover this king hunt again...
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

9.Nxe5!!, 12.Rxf6+!, 15.Bf7+! and 16.c3!!
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 1-0

Bonaparte, the great conqueror
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

15...Qxh3+!!
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

the great Anderssen hunts the great hunter
Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

26.Bd2+!
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

15.Bxf4!, 19.f8=Q+!, 21.Rd8+!!
Staunton vs NN, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Dance Two-knight!
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

It's has Bihn a nice game....
S Urusov vs Bihn, 1851 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Of Kurz its mate!
B Kurz vs K Treybal, 1904 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

odds game, poor Cochcrane...
Cochrane vs A Deschapelles, 1821 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 0-1

10.Nc3!!, 14.Rxe5+!
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

19.Rxg7+!! and 21.Rxg7+!!......:-O
A Ostapenko vs Yartsev, 1969 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

35.Rxg7+!!
Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B06) Robatsch, 45 moves, 1-0

17.Qh6+!!
Mackenzie vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

24...Ke1 25.Rd1++ or 24...Kf1 25.Rh1+ Ke2 26.Rh2+ Ke1 27.Rd1++
Lilienthal vs Zamikhovsky, 1942 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

25...Ba4+!!
NN vs W Lewis, 1825 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

The queen, all bishops.....and all knights!
NN vs Lasker, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 12 moves, 0-1

11.Qh5!!
Prince Dadian vs Boutourlin, 1883  
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Louis, Mahe king...!
La Bourdonnais vs Jouantho, 1837 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

20.d5!!
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

18...Kg7!! refutes the attack (see patzer2 post)
B Vladimirov vs Doda, 1967 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

20...Rxg2+!! and 21...Qh3+!!
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

The Dadai of Mingrelia
Smitten vs Prince Dadian, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

16...Qxc4+!!
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

23...Bf3!! initiates a long combination for a king hunt
Kaidanov vs S Erenburg, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

A king that escaped from the war with a 'tregua'
B Tagmann vs Benko, 1947 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

19.Nh5! and the attack begins
Carlos Torre vs R Smirka, 1924 
(C45) Scotch Game, 37 moves, 1-0

29.Rxh7+!!
Carlos Torre vs Yates, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

17.Rxf6!!
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

20...Bg4+! and 21...Ne5+!
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

A very Short and amazing attack to the king
S J Hooker vs Short, 1975 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

13.Nxd5! and 15.Qa3+!
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

When white's attack's out of gas, its time to counterattack...!
NN vs Steinitz, 1873 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

A masterpiece of the Cuban GM, in honor of Capablanca
L Bruzon Batista vs A Ramirez Alvarez, 2004 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

24.Rxh7+!!
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Some king hunt "compositions"
Fitzgerald vs Loyd, 1898 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

The Game of the Century
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Who said that the World Champion can't be a great hunter?
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Kasparov's Immortal
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

24...Rxf4!! Nezhmetdinov's Immortal!
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

33.Kc2 Qe2+ 34.Kb3 Qb2+; 35.Kc4 Qb5#
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

60.Rd4+!! Qxd4 (60...g4 61.Rxg4++) 61.g3++
Lahno vs M Etmans, 2004 
(B32) Sicilian, 61 moves, 1-0

31...Qe3+!! leads to 35...Re5! (36...Rh5++ and 36...Bf8++)
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

A young boy on the hunt...
Kasparov vs B Kantsler, 1975 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

It's a great Day for going to hunt some kings, right Lawrence?
Prins vs L Day, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

a double thunderbolt 18..Ra3!! and 26...Rxa3!! and a great hunt
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

18...Rg8! and 24...Rg6! Two quiet moves
Desloges vs Kieseritzky, 1841 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

Pin and Teller
A Teller vs Tartakower, 1927 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 24 moves, 0-1

17...Kxc1 18.0-0++ (17..Kb1 18.0-0 threatening 19.Be3+ winning)
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

The black king ran as far as the Sune...
Carlsen vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

35...Kd5 36.Qxc5+ Kf4 37.Qf5++
Tal vs Golombek, 1958 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

First time ever two renowned composers 'composed' a king hunt
Chekhover vs Kasparian, 1936 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs F J Lee, 1899 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

E Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895 
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1

J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

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