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newbie inspiration's favorite games
Compiled by newbie inspiration
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The game that will amaze the beginner
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Don't move your queen too early
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 28 moves, 0-1

Knight dance can be very powerful
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1998 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 41 moves, 1-0

Note: Laser-like mate
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

O'Kelly vs P Devos, 1937 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

J Esser vs Marshall, 1911 
(C15) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 0-1

Power of Pawns
Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs E Rojahn, 1956 
(C58) Two Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Ftacnik, 1982 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Art of Attack
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

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

S J Hutchings vs Keene, 1973  
(A16) English, 22 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1961 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Destroying the Castle
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Karpov, 1979 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Tal vs I Nei, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

At last, The Immortal Game
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Follow by The Evergreen Game
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Fischer's Immortal
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

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

Zukertort's Immortal
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Brilliant move and tactic....
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Keene vs S Kerr, 1979  
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Euwe, 1960 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Allies, 1914  
(A03) Bird's Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Karpov's Immortal
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Nunn's Immortal
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Tal's Immortal
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Akiba's Immortal
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Greatest postional sacrifice ever
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Tal vs R Skuja, 1955 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1-0

J Kristinsson vs Tal, 1964 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

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

Petrov's Immortal
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Symlov's Immortal
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

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