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funny games
Compiled by WhiteRook48
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Here are some funny games I found.


NN demonstrates his skill in suicide chess
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Quantity is not enough
Kasparov vs The World, 1999 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

Queen Odds...with a twist. 3 Queens vs 2. The Kings are confuse
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Panno couldn't take in 1. c4!!
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A10) English, 1 moves, 1-0

Black: I get a rook, queen, and bishop... I've been mated!
Hartlaub vs M W Testa, 1912 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Kasparov loses! What happened??
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

A Morphy classic!
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Check, CHeck, CHEck, CHECk!!
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 146 moves, 1/2-1/2

Deadly Queen sac!
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

King & pawn vs king
Burn vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Moral: Don't play 3...Bg4
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Knight promotion to mate!!
W Strum vs J McManus, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 40 moves, 1-0

two promotions to BISHOPS!
Vidmar vs Maroczy, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

A promotion... to a Bishop?!!
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

Knight, Bishop, and Rook defeat Queen
Karpov vs Timman, 1986 
(A15) English, 105 moves, 1-0

???
J A Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

oldest game ever
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Six Knights
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

Greco always wins
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 9 moves, 1-0

overprotecting
Nimzowitsch vs Systemsson, 1927  
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

the g pawn promotes
Nakamura vs Karjakin, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Don't be a copycat
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900 
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

weird promotions
A Minasian vs Eingorn, 1991 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

King helps deliver mate
Weenink vs L Gans, 1930 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

0 move game
Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

Morphy beats his dad!
Morphy vs E Morphy, 1850 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Lasker gets DESTROYED!
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

What happened?
I Penko vs Jernej Novak, 2001 
(A04) Reti Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

Four Queens and Kasparov falls to a Bishop.
R Korsunsky vs Kasparov, 1976 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 76 moves, 1-0

...Ra8#
E Lowe vs Staunton, 1847 
(000) Chess variants, 47 moves, 0-1

Freedom loses to Chaos
Freedom vs Chaos, 1974 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

The pipe game
Marshall vs Burn, 1900  
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Money is not enough
Rozentalis vs D Money, 1999 
(B53) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

How to sac a Queen 3 times
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

What a blunder!!!!!
Cherniaev vs S Conquest, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 88 moves, 1-0

Fischerandom chess
Leko vs Adams, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Okay, maybe not so funny... the game was. Not the kibitzes
Kramnik vs Anand, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 70 moves, 1-0

first chessgames consultation match
M Ronteltap / Allies vs R Barber / Allies, 2006  
(B50) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

A Knight Can't Mate what a pun! A pawn can, though
Morphy vs T Knight, 1856 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

19. Rxg7+! Bxg7 20. Rg1 and 21. Rxg7+ Kxg7 double R sac
A Ostapenko vs Yartsev, 1969 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

is there a coincidence with the IDs?
J Sunye Neto vs Adams, 1996 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

on move 50 both players missed 51. Qh7#
F Bellini vs V Gashimov, 2002 
(B30) Sicilian, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

What weakness?
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

65...Kb2 draws! Black blunders with 65...Rb1?, losing
Hector vs J Carstensen, 2003 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 1-0

The bishop takes out the queen!
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 75 moves, 0-1

Exchange Gambit Declined (18...Rhe8 19 Bf2)
J Shaw vs G Swathi, 2006 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

Prearranged? We like it anyway
Huebner vs K Rogoff, 1972  
(A15) English, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

25 Qe8+!!
H Danielsen vs P H Nielsen, 2003 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

33 Bf2!! pins the b6-bishop so it can't guard d8.
M Mansoor vs Valentine Cox, 1986 
(C57) Two Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

not ha-ha, but Reshevsky died, so the game couldn't go on
Reshevsky vs D Zechiel, 1990 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 37 moves,

acirce vs suenteus po 147
U Hammarstrom vs P A Fontaine, 2007 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

37...Ke7??
Miles vs Short, 1976 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

spielmann had no time for sacrificing
W Michel vs Spielmann, 1926
(A43) Old Benoni, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

49 b4!! and black's dead, even though he's up a rook & exchange
A Timofeev vs D Khismatullin, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 62 moves, 1-0

White sacrifices Q twice for another one
Schussler vs H Akvist, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 87 moves, 1-0

tell the master................
Master vs Tell, 1974 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

I played better than this when I was nine years old
Z Ivanovic vs S E Meyer, 2000 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 1-0

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