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What the title says!


Champion blunders
Kasparov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Strong vs Weak
Morphy vs NN, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

8 pawn gambit
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

269 moves long game
I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

4 Queens
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Black K on g1 in final position
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

1. h3 and Black RESIGNED!!
C Van der Zee vs E Dluski, 1993 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 1 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Game!!! How to win when you're 21 units down
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

King opening
S Williams vs M Simons, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

0-0-0!! Qd8+!! Bg5+!!
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

The third knight draws!!
L Day vs Timman, 1980 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

The great Fischer hunts the great Tal
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

knight fork!!!
Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

underpromotion ... endgame with crazy rooks...
Deep Junior vs Deep Fritz, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 109 moves, 1-0

two promotions to BISHOPS!!
Fedorowicz vs E B Meyer, 1978 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 59 moves, 1-0

After e1=B there are SIX BISHOPS!
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 255 moves, 0-1

The Queen goes back in the box.
F Perrin vs NN, 1883 
(C11) French, 11 moves, 1-0

The Dancing Knights
A Lehtinen vs J Sietio, 1996 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

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

epaulette mate
Showalter vs Logan, 1890 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

Go Morphy! Don't play Bg4
Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 59 moves, 1-0

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

Two kings in 42 moves
K Kokolias vs H Vedder, 2008 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

White king is on h8!!! And wins!!!
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Check is answered with checkmate
Alekhine vs A Popovic, 1930 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Don't copy your opponent
Capablanca vs NN, 1918 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 1-0

How to crush the world champ- be Hartlaub
Hartlaub vs Lasker, 1904 
(C56) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

4 promotions
H Wolf vs Duras, 1907 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 168 moves, 1-0

Odds game
McDonnell vs NN, 1830 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Another Odds game
E Lowe vs Staunton, 1847 
(000) Chess variants, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Horsing Around
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

The drunk King opening
C Van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983 
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

Does NN always lose or what???
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(C26) Vienna, 20 moves, 1-0

"I am Lord Nimzowitsch"
Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

115 moves go by. No pawns are taken. (????)
Zhong Zhang vs G Timoshchenko, 2002 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 115 moves, 1/2-1/2

What the...!? Flight was delayed and missed game one
F De la Paz vs Macieja, 2005 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 1 moves, 1-0

try solving mate in 10
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

bishop haven. Check out the bishop promotions at the end!
Vidmar vs Maroczy, 1932 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 129 moves, 1/2-1/2

Queen Odds. Creates empty d1 square for white
Cochrane vs NN, 1832 
(000) Chess variants, 14 moves, 1-0

Immortal loser is here victory against Schulten
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1851 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 0-1

Checkover that position again
Sokolsky vs Chekhover, 1938 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 70 moves, 1-0

The game of annotations
N Davies vs The World, 2008  
(A20) English, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

White draws with just a Rook against Rook, Knight, and Queen
Larry Evans vs Reshevsky, 1963 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

doesn't Nakamura have a sense of humor?
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2007 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 255 moves, 1/2-1/2

they passed the 50 move rule!
M Herrera vs B Ribeiro, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 211 moves, 1/2-1/2

Being a tyrant isn't that good
J L Clech vs P Tyrant, 1989 
(C15) French, Winawer, 8 moves, 1-0

c8 bishop blocked in and later draws!!
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1889 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

I was on the World Team!!
A Nickel vs The World, 2008 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

what was 16...Nc6 for?
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

THIS is the best Nickel game
A Nickel vs A Belezky, 2006  
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 63 moves, 1-0

30. Qxh7+!!
K Bischoff vs J Nogueiras, 1998 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 40 moves, 1-0

...you were saying, Nenarokov?
Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik loses on time after 55 Kg1, forgetting about the time
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

need I say anything?
Lilienthal vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nxf7!!
B Lewis vs F Turner, 1949 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

the 38 Qxh7+!! isn't the only Bischoff classic
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

52 Bxf7+!! removes the guard of the h6-bishop
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1929 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 53 moves, 1-0

40 Qxg7+!!
Kasimdzhanov vs R D Miedema, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Fischer uses nasty backrank tactic to grab a pawn from Keres
Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Qxh6+!!!!
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Didn't he play Garpov and lose a match to Gramnik?
V Vepkhvishvili vs G Gasparov, 1968 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

best
Schussler vs H Akvist, 1976 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 87 moves, 1-0

very nice attack
G Welling vs J A Nilssen, 1997 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 28 moves, 1-0

47....Bf1 looks nice but still loses
Nenarokov vs N Grigoriev, 1927
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 1-0

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