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Ratul's favorite games
Compiled by Ratul
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My favorite Games

The King, his two pawns and a bishop afar.
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1899 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 34 moves, 1-0

Out of the Blue
Schlechter vs Meitner, 1898 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

29. Ne4 lauches a brilliant combination by Tal the peerless
Tal vs P Kampenuss, 1953 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0

23. Qg3. One of the most amazing moves ever
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Stranglehold
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 37 moves, 1-0

Stranglehold Part Deux
Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit and Sacrifices Galore
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Capa the positional genius
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Magical ending combination by Capa
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

Knight Rider
Anand vs Ponomariov, 2002 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 46 moves, 1-0

Classic Petrosian
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Another Classic Petrosian
Petrosian vs Simagin, 1956 
(A53) Old Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Amazing Mate
Najdorf vs NN, 1942 
(C28) Vienna Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Tal chaos
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Knight Mate
Timman vs Short, 1990 
(A93) Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

When Chucky Mate Gary.
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Knight Larceny
Larsen vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(E07) Catalan, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Two rook sac and King hunt
A A R Afifi vs Beliavsky, 1985 
(A13) English, 23 moves, 0-1

Brilliant miniature
Beliavsky vs Gelfand, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Morphy's Sweet Mate
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Tal Fever
Tal vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

Zukertort King's Gambit Masterpiece
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Mecking a Mess
Mecking vs A Rocha, 1969 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

James Bond
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Rubenstein's immortal game
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Beautiful mate by Tarrasch
Tarrasch vs K Satzinger, 1914 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Mindblowing
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

Brilliant
Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Brilliant Game from the best player to never be WC
Keres vs Vladimir Petrov, 1940 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Beautiful Mate
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

Magnificent Magnus
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

Anand destroys Chucky
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Out of the world king walk
H Geiger vs W Wurm, 1930 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 39 moves, 0-1

Positional Crush: Hugo Sweating
Maroczy vs H Suechting, 1905  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Beautiful combination
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Queen in prison
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Bronstein's beauty
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Anand's mate
Anand vs Vaganian, 1995 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Traxler's Deep Traction
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Crazy Game
Bareev vs Smirin, 2002 
(E97) King's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

The late Tal. Brilliant to the end.
Tal vs V Landero, 1992 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Tal Blitz
Tal vs Dzindzichashvili, 1991 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

The King returns home: Tal's last bow.
Tal vs Akopian, 1992 
(B30) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Beautiful game from a Romantic age
Falkbeer vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C27) Vienna Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Anand's Best Game?
Anand vs Ftacnik, 1993 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Castling mate by Anand!
Anand vs Svidler, 1999 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 1-0

Masterclass
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C46) Three Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Rashid the Brilliant
Lilienthal vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 0-1

The Python Strangles
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Smothered Mate
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Blindfold Blackburne
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Fox rams through the Barn
A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Underpromoted Game
R Fontaine vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

Beautiful mate
Tylor vs W Winter, 1933 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Beautiful!
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Amazing game by Kamsky
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

Magnificent Tal in his Autumn
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Brilliant!
Winawer vs F Riemann, 1881 
(C22) Center Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Shaq a leg!
Mamedyarov vs Lenderman, 2015 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 36 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Ridiculous!
J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

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