Compiled by marknierras

These are games that have combinations that lead into checkmate. A lot of them are unexpected, surprising moves by great masters of the game!

Open the king file; find the attack on the blocked king file...
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Queen and knight attack!
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

kasparov! amazing checkmate...
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Multiple sacrifices...locking in the king with 2 rooks, bishop
Nimzowitsch vs G Fluess, 1906 
(C01) French, Exchange, 19 moves, 1-0

Nice combination with bishops and queen
T Bowdler vs H Conway, 1788 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Amazing sacrifice and tactical ability...Queen sacrifice!
T L Petrosian vs A Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

Very creative ending; unexpected, quiet, deadly!
Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

nice ending; Fisher style; no defensive "out"
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

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