chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
Brilliancies @ best games
Compiled by totololo
--*--

out of the game
I Rogers vs G Milos, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

At Kasparov request
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Simple as best
Capablanca vs Spielmann, 1927 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

The System against the Creator
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

From Master to Patzer talk
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

By the pure heart of a Knight
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Nimzo on his own
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

SOLD!
Naiditsch vs Kramnik, 2009 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

A Marverick's marverick
Korchnoi vs L Karlsson, 1993 
(A25) English, 63 moves, 0-1

one missed step and Shirov is fired!
Kasparov vs Shirov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1-0

Make it rare!
S Kuemin vs R Staechelin, 2005 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 20 moves, 1-0

Never surf on ELO points!
Akopian vs M Marin, 1994 
(A64) Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8, 54 moves, 0-1

Shaba, Shaba, Shaba- DOO, blunder to brilliancy BOO!
Shabalov vs Bologan, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 76 moves, 0-1

BOLOGAN'S IMMORTAL GAME
Kotronias vs Bologan, 2007 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 55 moves, 0-1

Come to Papa!
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Queeny goes to war!
Menchik vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

From Teacher to Pupil - Former World Champion
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Tal's comments
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1957 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 32 moves, 1-0

Unaccepted draw
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1959 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 40 moves, 1-0

All eyes on the King
Nezhmetdinov vs Novotelnov, 1949 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Insane Q sac!
A Gabrielian vs M Krylov, 2009 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 66 moves, 1-0

Gabrelian the brave heart!
A Gabrielian vs M Matlakov, 2009
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

WILD WILD PHILIDOR
Shirov vs L Cyborowski, 2008 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

The Philidor pill
Anand vs Nisipeanu, 2004 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Philidor pill no2
Rauzer vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Humoresque on Stalemate!
Capablanca vs Ruiz / Molina, 1914 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Attraction
Rublevsky vs C D'Amore, 2000 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1-0

A STUDY IN ATTACK
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

A Dent In Bent
Bisguier vs Larsen, 1965 
(B06) Robatsch, 19 moves, 1-0

itterative mate motives
V Smirnov vs V Dydyshko, 1994 
(E97) King's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Pinned to the wall!
Reshevsky vs B Ivanovic, 1976 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Evans at his best
Larry Evans vs Bisguier, 1959 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

The Brilliant Gentleman Mr. Spassky
Spassky vs Larsen, 1978 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

How to prepare your home made trap
A Czerwonski vs A Breier, 1999 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation - No1 Patzer's precept!
Jobava vs Bareev, 2003 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Two bishops open the can!
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

A mate to remember!
R Biolek vs Oral, 1997 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

How Honfi lost his pants OR Never play Poker with the Devil!
Szabo vs K Honfi, 1950 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Russian roulette
S Trofimov vs D Metlyakhin, 1994 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Guess what the Wizard gets out of the Hat!
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Viktor, I told you not to wet your pants!
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 21 moves, 1-0

How Tigran started whiping his house boy Viktor !
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1946 
(A90) Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

You think draw? You lost!
Petrosian vs Nersesov, 1944 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Petro's horse hooves !
Petrosian vs Y Kotkov, 1946  
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Petro's getting fun!
Petrosian vs A Bykhovsky, 1968 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

TAL got Burn-t by Petro
Tal vs Petrosian, 1962 
(C11) French, 20 moves, 0-1

Who makes the bigest blunder? No' the Last!
Bronstein vs Petrosian, 1960 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 0-1

When Suetin missed the train!
Petrosian vs Suetin, 1960 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 24 moves, 1-0

Surgical by-pass
Petrosian vs I Zaitsev, 1966 
(E92) King's Indian, 24 moves, 1-0

The long lash of the whip!
Petrosian vs Kopelevic, 1942 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 24 moves, 1-0

Don't expect the oponent to play what YOU want!
J Nogueiras vs G M Todorovic, 2005 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Sac invite between friends
Gufeld vs Petrosian, 1969 
(C46) Three Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Never play an unmastered line! Bilek failed at exam!
I Bilek vs Petrosian, 1961 
(B89) Sicilian, 19 moves, 0-1

MEA CULPA
Petrosian vs A Veingold, 1983 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Polo under hypnosis!
Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

A study move - Bf5!
Petrosian vs Kupreichik, 1976 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Falling in the trap of a positional player !
Petrosian vs Balashov, 1978 
(A20) English, 22 moves, 1-0

A decisive continuation against a typical mistake !
Petrosian vs Balashov, 1974 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 28 moves, 1-0

A sickness named Petrohypnosis! Ill players don't meet Tigran!
Petrosian vs A Matanovic, 1958 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

By the b....s!
Stein vs Tal, 1961 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

The binder binded ! Shirov steel grip
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

from tempo to tempi and resignation
Shirov vs G Guseinov, 2009 
(B27) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Arthur comes to town
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1994 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

After this one I go home !
Topalov vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Tal fever
A Bannik vs Tal, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

King hunt season!
Timman vs Karpov, 1979 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Calm waters and hidden attack!
Tal vs Huebner, 1979 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

When Spassky got sacked!
Spassky vs Tal, 1979 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Guess who is attacking?
Pribyl vs Tal, 1982 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 22 moves, 0-1

Mill Miles mill, papa is coming to you!
Tal vs Miles, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

Give to Papa your toys boy!
Tal vs Psakhis, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Viktor/Victoria!
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1985 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Lambic Oll!
Tal vs Oll, 1986 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Everything for h7!
Tal vs Quinteros, 1987 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

Caramba!
Quinteros vs Tal, 1987 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 0-1

A lesson of Magic in Morra!
Tal vs Neibult, 1991 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 24 moves, 1-0

When the curtain falls!
Tal vs V Landero, 1992 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

all the canons !
J Gluckie vs M Moran-Venegas, 2009 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Brilliant by the apparent simplicity!
Morozevich vs E Alekseev, 2009 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

King hunt season
Panno vs Larsen, 1971 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

for better or worst
A Sokolov vs Bagirov, 1993 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Deadly positional sac
Tal vs Uhlmann, 1971 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 1-0

When Alekhine is outclassed in positional play
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1929 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

When the Queen got Gazza
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

the art of counterattack
Van der Wiel vs Korchnoi, 1991 
(C14) French, Classical, 34 moves, 0-1

The Eraser
E E Book vs Ingerslev, 1929 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

S Gordon vs E Berg, 2009 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

X-RAY attack
Svidler vs Adams, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Beef Orlov please!
J Ferguson vs G Orlov, 2001 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

The fortress
Sutovsky vs Morozevich, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Schliemann - the poison pill
Shirov vs Shabalov, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

The Lombardy's smile
Timman vs Lombardy, 1974 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Pay the toll to Tolia !
Z Rutka vs Karpov, 1967 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

Give everything to Tolia !
Karpov vs S Sazontiev, 1966 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Tolia on the bat side
Karpov vs Palatnik, 1967 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 1-0

How to win against wet pants!
G Timoshchenko vs Karpov, 1967 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Intelligent play against brute force - Guess who win!
Vaganian vs Karpov, 1970 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

When Black pieces were out for Pizza!
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Spassky the Great
Tal vs Spassky, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 66 moves, 0-1

Poor Robert got robbed!
Karpov vs Robert E Byrne, 1971 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 40 moves, 1-0

101 games

 » View all game collections by totololo PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC