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Odds games #2
Compiled by WhiteRook48
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had to create a new collection of odds games, the other had 101 and was full

Morphy tied his opponent up in knots
Morphy vs H Knott, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

Arnold, what are you doing? Losing to Morphy
Morphy vs A B Arnold, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

21...Ne7?? is just weird
Morphy vs C Nicholson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

"extra! extra! Morphy loses!" :D
Morphy vs E Pindar, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 0-1

I'm not a GM
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

if Morphy's opponent was a famous ruler he draws straight lines
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

More Morphy style
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy is a master of Boden's mate
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

31. Kxg3 Qxe1+ and Morphy is in big trouble
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 0-1

threatens Rb1-b7, pinning the queen to the king
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Morphy had the style of rarity
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

I'm not going to use the same joke twice
Morphy vs P Ware, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 1-0

Getting off scot-free for beating Napoleon
Morphy vs Napoleao dos Santos, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 34 moves, 1-0

Perrin the three- piece guy
Morphy vs F Perrin, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 42 moves, 1-0

and Morphy is running out of luck
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 0-1

Never resign!
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Morphy talent is back!
Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 1-0

Philidor's Legacy is so popular we've forgotten about this
Morphy vs H Richardson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 43 moves, 1-0

"Tactics are trivial"
Morphy vs D Julien, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

Does Morphy think taking off a rook is more extreme?
Morphy vs C Mead, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 1-0

Possibly Black is that city in Alabama called Montgomery
Morphy vs H Montgomery, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 1-0

19. Ne7+! nice tactic
Morphy vs NN, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Q vs RR endgame with the Q winning
Morphy vs O Michaelis, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 51 moves, 1-0

No! Instead of move 40 Morphy resigned!
Morphy vs O Michaelis, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 39 moves, 0-1

Morphy actually got mated.
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 0-1

Thompson is no patzer
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 46 moves, 0-1

28. c4-c5? seems like an outright BLUNDER!!
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 29 moves, 0-1

f4 is an interesting way to open the game with giving odds
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 1-0

I like Morphy's pawn play
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 34 moves, 1-0

and sometimes Morphy blundered in the endgame. Not here
Morphy vs James Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 51 moves, 1-0

basic tactics aren't so weak at all
Morphy vs A Delannoy, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Finally! Someone can draw against Morphy!!
Morphy vs William Thomas, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

39 Re5 wins with unstoppable mate threat, Morphy misses it
Morphy vs W Thomas, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 53 moves, 1-0

nice attack by Morphy
Morphy vs N Marache, 1859  
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

3...exf4 looks interesting
Morphy vs J Meunier, 1860 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

PawnAmbush: in my oPINion the PIN is great...
Morphy vs C St Leon, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 29 moves, 1-0

He played this in 1863!!
Morphy vs Maurian, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

35...Rxh3+. A spite check?
Morphy vs A Medina, 1862 
(000) Chess variants, 36 moves, 1-0

but he was frustrated being so much pawns anyway
Morphy vs Maurian, 1864 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 0-1

is McConnell any relation to McDonnell?
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1864 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

24. Re2!!! and 28. Qb5+!
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 1-0

well, more Morphy
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

serious pun potential, too funny to say
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

why'd I do analysis on this one? Because I want to
Morphy vs Maurian, 1867 
(000) Chess variants, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

A rook appealing to two rook judges
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 69 moves, 0-1

Maurian was the last person Morphy ever played
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 34 moves, 1-0

Morphy considers 26. Bc4!! to be trivial
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 26 moves, 1-0

ironic: this is the 48th odds game in here
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Morphy odds as Black
C Stanley vs Morphy, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 0-1

26...Qh4!!
C Stanley vs Morphy, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 28 moves, 0-1

Maybe it wasn't such a good idea to give this guy odds...
G W Medley vs Morphy, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 46 moves, 1-0

Or was 15. 0-0 actually forced?
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 0-1

Let's draw Morphy! Let's see, what did he look like?
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

just no match for Morphy
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 0-1

does a missing f-pawn help Black? I think so
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 47 moves, 0-1

Morphy makes giving odds look like a forced win for Black
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 37 moves, 0-1

A great perpetual
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

I can't believe I thought this was a draw!
Owen vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 33 moves, 0-1

Morphy makes anything look like a forced win for him
F Devinck vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 0-1

26. Qc4+ Nc5
F Devinck vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

like Lowe-Staunton?
A Ehrmann vs Morphy, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

maybe Morphy is too over-rated
F Devinck vs Morphy, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

NN as white is still no match for Morphy...
NN vs Morphy, 1865 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 0-1

it was great to include this Steinitz gem
Steinitz vs NN, 1861  
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

and Starbuck offered NN some coffee he made
D Starbuck vs NN, 1887 
(000) Chess variants, 40 moves, 1-0

the white rook saves everything!
O Bernstein vs NN, 1931 
(000) Chess variants, 14 moves, 1-0

Removing the Guard
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

32. Rf1 was better
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 0-1

even though Black resigned before the back rank mate
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

again, Morphy shows us the art of attacking
Morphy vs Maurian, 1869 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 1-0

some sacrifices
Steinitz vs Holstein, 1862 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

why taking off f7 pawn is so popular
E P Duclos vs S Rosenthal, 1865 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 0-1

There is no defense against mate Rh1#
Zukertort vs Count Epoureano, 1872 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Starbuck and Walker are weird names
D Starbuck vs Walker, 1882 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

drinking coffee really brightens your chess skills
D Starbuck vs D Phillips, 1882 
(000) Chess variants, 39 moves, 1-0

22. Qe1 seems pointless. NN's play is pointless
NN vs D Starbuck, 1884 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch is back!
Meisler vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

nice of White to play 18 Be3
K Eckart vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 0-1

Q sac gets the Q back
Regensburger vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(000) Chess variants, 41 moves, 0-1

interesting odds. Take off a8 Rook. Pawn at a7 moved to a6
Roesch vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(000) Chess variants, 29 moves, 0-1

sometimes my kibitzes are so pointless. I think too fast
K Eckart vs Tarrasch, 1889 
(000) Chess variants, 38 moves, 0-1

Soon I'll have to make collection "Odds games #3"
K Eckart vs Tarrasch, 1891 
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch is a really good player
W Hahn vs Tarrasch, 1892 
(000) Chess variants, 37 moves, 0-1

awesome ZUGZWANG game
Chojnacki vs Rubinstein, 1903 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 0-1

odd to take off the King's Knight
Rubinstein vs Granas, 1905 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 1-0

it took that long for me to get that as an odds game
W Potter vs NN, 1870 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

giving up 8 pawns weird? We think so
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Great game!
Tarrasch vs Schroder, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 1-0

Too much blunders!
Prince Dadian vs NN, 1890 
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

20. Qxf6+!!
Janowski vs NN, 1895 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

nice sacs
Rubinstein vs NN, 1902 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

what else can Black do but resign?
Rubinstein vs NN, 1903 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

who knew that Alekhine gave odds?
Vigdorchik vs Alekhine, 1914 
(000) Chess variants, 25 moves, 0-1

Rook odds
J Corzo vs M T Mora Iturralde, 1916 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

technically this is an odds game as white has advantage
Browne vs Belle, 1978 
(000) Chess variants, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

computer gives odds and loses (technically) piece fork
Browne vs Belle, 1978 
(000) Chess variants, 50 moves, 1-0

not sure playing without the a and h pawn is much of handicap
T Chapman vs Kasparov, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 37 moves, 0-1

uh-oh, game collection filling up
Kasparov vs T Chapman, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

two Qs!! Wow!!
T Chapman vs Kasparov, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 37 moves, 1-0

Garry Kasparov- master of taking off pawns
Kasparov vs T Chapman, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

say hello to "Odds games #3"
Rybka vs Ehlvest, 2007 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

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