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*Forgotten Gems*
Compiled by THE pawn
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Marvelous games of monumental proportions that didn't stand the test of time.

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

THE pawns.
Igor Ivanov vs V Zaltsman, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

Dubois vs Moore, 1845 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Mecking, 1971 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 59 moves, 1-0

Sacrificial vault
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Speelman, 1991 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 38 moves, 1-0

Hoi vs Gulko, 1988  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 0-1

A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

Fine vs Gruenfeld, 1936 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 52 moves, 1-0

B Kantsler vs A Greenfeld, 2005 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs J Mieses, 1910 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Anand, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Colle vs Capablanca, 1929 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Morozevich vs Topalov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 75 moves, 0-1

Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Larry Evans vs H Opsahl, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 81 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Fine, 1938 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

B Kostic vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(D85) Grunfeld, 61 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Tal vs A A Kudriashov, 1955 
(A17) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Snilga vs Petrosian, 1946 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(B20) Sicilian, 61 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 51 moves, 0-1

Adams vs Z Almasi, 2004 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 1-0

Sultan Khan vs Flohr, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 70 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Joel Benjamin, 1989 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Ivanchuk, 1991 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 53 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs B Kostic, 1919 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 86 moves, 1-0

Paulsen plays a hypermodern masterpiece
Bird vs Paulsen, 1880 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 51 moves, 0-1

W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Salov, 1992 
(B33) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Huebner vs Portisch, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

D Gormally vs S Meenakshi, 2002 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 52 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs R B Estera, 1913 
(C10) French, 33 moves, 1-0

E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(A61) Benoni, 53 moves, 1-0

Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Lautier, 2003 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Nisipeanu, 2006 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 1-0

E Rousseau vs de Riviere, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Duras vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 0-1

Browne vs Smyslov, 1982 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Qc1!..............So that's why I'm not a grandmaster!
Adams vs Zhong Zhang, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

zwischenzug x 1000
I Bilek vs Tal, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

The wizard's last tournament game: You will be missed.
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Kasparov, 1985 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Sultan Khan vs Capablanca, 1930 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

Rublevsky vs Kasparov, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 57 moves, 1-0

M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

A very Adams-like play from Kramnik! A must-see.
Kramnik vs Leko, 2001 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 51 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs K A Walbrodt, 1895 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

34.b4 is a very clever trap.
Menchik vs E E Book, 1938 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

Velimirovic vs Kavalek, 1965 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

V Zvjaginsev vs Topalov, 1995 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 48 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 40 moves, 1-0

Best game ever?
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

V Tukmakov vs Tal, 1969 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 28 moves, 0-1

Now THAT is a swindle. Brillant.
Beliavsky vs L Christiansen, 1987 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

One -outstanding- ending combination. You'll love it.
Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

A very exciting draw.
Svidler vs Anand, 1999 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 69 moves, 1/2-1/2

An incredible series of pawn sacs. Absolutely recommended.
H Neergaard vs Simagin, 1965 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 28 moves, 0-1

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