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Various games
Compiled by paladin at large
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Zwischenzug / Advanced Positional Play
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1936 
(A92) Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

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

Wild Endgame
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

Rook and Pawn Endgame Classic
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

Accepting a Challenge
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Positional Exchange
Capablanca vs Spielmann, 1927 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Endgame over the whole board
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Winning in the Opening
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Blockade game / Good-Bad Bishop / Space Adv
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Brilliant Sacrificial Attack
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Zugzwang
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Stalemate
Ribli vs Spassky, 1985 
(A15) English, 85 moves, 1/2-1/2

Counterattack / Gain of Time to Gain Initiative
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Recovery / Coordination of Pieces
Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

Exciting Modern Game
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 0-1

Attacking Chess
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

A King leading the attack
Browne vs Smyslov, 1982 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

Trapping the King / Efficient Defense
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1928 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Trapping the Queen
Capablanca vs M Czerniak, 1939 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 1-0

e.p. Patience Strategy / Tactics
Lasker vs Salwe, 1909  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1-0

Coordination / Endgame
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1908 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 55 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit 1680
Morant vs A de Feuquieres, 1680 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

Space Adv - Rook Sac to activate King
L Merenyi vs Capablanca, 1928 
(B27) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

modern game / nice finish
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 35 moves, 0-1

Early Sacrifice / Position
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

Positional play / King safety-King activity
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

Endgame - Knight > Bishop
Fischer vs Unzicker, 1970 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

smothered mate
V Disawal vs M Anshuman, 2008 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 1-0

Position play - coordination - active king - queening
Tartakower vs V Vukovic, 1925 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

Overlooking a pin - knight fork
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 0-1

Attacking the king
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

Odd-colored bishop ending
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 64 moves, 0-1

Handling the queen
Maroczy vs Marshall, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 60 moves, 1-0

Neglecting to Castle
M Monticelli vs A Muffang, 1935 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Opposite Bishops Ending
Vidmar vs Maroczy, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

King Safety - no
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

King Safety - yes / Pawn fork
Capablanca vs Euwe, 1938 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Creative Queen play / Zugzwang
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Old style chess / power of advancing pawns
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Windmill & Smothered Mate
Timman vs Short, 1990 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Skewer
N Battulga vs Firman Syah Farid, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 67 moves, 0-1

Avoiding Stalemate
Blackburne vs Chigorin, 1899 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 83 moves, 0-1

King safety behind enemy pawn
Tartakower vs Breyer, 1920
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 38 moves, 1-0

Lucena technique - R + P endgame
Tartakower vs Denker, 1946 
(B58) Sicilian, 62 moves, 1-0

Very Easy - Move 33
R Valdes vs S Laouini, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Bishop > Rook
J Mieses vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Pieces vs Queen
Capablanca vs J H White, 1919 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 51 moves, 1-0

Discovered Dbl Check / move 34
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 0-1

Trapping the Queen
Charousek vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Surprise Last Move - Combinations/Tactics
Marshall vs W Napier, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

Pawn fork at finish
Gavrilov vs Kevorkian, 1990 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 30 moves, 1-0

Combination - move 31 - attack on king
Tartakower vs Rubinstein, 1925 
(C28) Vienna Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Combination - move 35 - to winning endgame
Capablanca vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(A12) English with b3, 54 moves, 1-0

Connected Pawns - winning
Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1894 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug - move 9
Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1924 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

Underpromotion - black move 67
Kan vs Antoshin, 1955 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 72 moves, 0-1

Underpromotion to avoid stalemate - move 77
Alapin vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 78 moves, 0-1

King and Pawn Stalemate - Black move 75
Tartakower vs Reti, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

GM Annotations / understanding the play
Capablanca vs Euwe, 1931 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 31 moves, 1-0

Knight Underpromotions
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Ultimate Pin Game
B Gamback vs R Nevanlinna, 2001 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

puzzle - move 38 - Stalemate
W Fuller vs L Basin, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Underpromotion - move 60
S Shipov vs V Gagarin, 1994 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Wild endgame - white move 50
A Kosikov vs V Bezman, 1986 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

King participates in mating attack
Korchnoi vs Suetin, 1953 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Interesting combo - queen/rook/pawns
N Banks vs Kashdan, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

King Hunt
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1971 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Black move 48 - Rook and Knight mate
D Fridman vs Lenderman, 2010 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 48 moves, 0-1

Kingside attack
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Karpov, 1992 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Rook and Pawn Endgame
Kan vs Capablanca, 1936 
(C25) Vienna, 56 moves, 0-1

Combinations - Sac - Attack on King
Tal vs Spassky, 1980 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 44 moves, 1-0

Tying up the enemy pieces
S Landau vs T ten Kate, 1929 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 20 moves, 1-0

K vs K+P - saving draw
S Bernstein vs Dake, 1936 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Finish - R + N checkmate
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

Move 38 - Pretty finish
Lasker vs Loman, 1903 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

64 pawns giving checkmate
Burn vs Showalter, 1896 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Checkmate in the opening with minor pieces
Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Great endgame - move 59
Kosteniuk vs Y Dembo, 2005 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 68 moves, 1-0

13 queen moves at end
M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

Double check - move 33
I Nei vs Petrosian, 1960 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Queen for minor pieces
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Fighting Game / Converting attack to endgame
Tal vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Checkmate with bishops - move 10
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

Windmill
Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Advancing pawns - move 44+
C Golmayo vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 51 moves, 1-0

Blocked position - drawn
C Golmayo vs Blackburne, 1891
(B01) Scandinavian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

King hunt - checkmate via 0-0-0
Prins vs L Day, 1968 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 0-1

Queen sac - mate with bishops
Pillsbury vs NN, 1900 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Old Indian - leads to violent attack
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Checkmate with rooks
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

Aggressive Play - Pins
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Many pawn moves in the opening
Marshall vs H Rogosin, 1940 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Trapping Piece in middle of the board
Bogoljubov vs Tartakower, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 0-1

Bareev vs Piket, 2000 
(A25) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Endgame - lack of haste
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1933 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 74 moves, 0-1

A Winning Marshall Attack
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 32 moves, 0-1

King Walk to assist in mate
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Black 59 - prison for Queen, and draw
H Ree vs Hort, 1986 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beautiful attacking game
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Mate with minor pieces - move 28
N Zhukova vs C Peptan, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

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