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The most beautiful games in chess
Compiled by keywiz84
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These games are taken from the book "1000 most beautiful chessgames".Enjoy!

Game #1
Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 35 moves, 1-0

Game #2
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Game #3
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Game #4
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Game #5
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Game #6
Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Game #7
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Game #8
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

Game #9
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Game #10
Beliavsky vs Taimanov, 1979 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 44 moves, 1-0

Game #11
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1878 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

Game #12
Botvinnik vs N Minev, 1954 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 91 moves, 1-0

Game #13
F Olafsson vs Quinteros, 1974 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 20 moves, 1-0

Game #14
I D Dorfman vs Romanishin, 1977 
(B06) Robatsch, 13 moves, 0-1

Game #15
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 0-1

Game #16
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1908  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Game #17
Geller vs Spassky, 1964 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

Game #18
Portisch vs Gligoric, 1975 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 34 moves, 1-0

Game #19
Capablanca vs Ilyin-Zhenevsky, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Game #20
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

Game #21
S Bouaziz vs Miles, 1979 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 49 moves, 0-1

Game #22
Julio Bolbochan vs Smyslov, 1966 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 49 moves, 0-1

Game #23
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Game #24
Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Game #25
F A Hoffmann vs Alexander Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Game #26
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Game #27
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Game #28
Geller vs Anikaev, 1979 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Game #29
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Game #30
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Game #31
B Kazic vs B Vukovic, 1940 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Game #32
Shumov vs Jaenisch, 1868 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Game #33
Tal vs M J Franklin, 1964
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 50 moves, 1-0

Game #34
Shumov vs Winawer, 1875 
(C48) Four Knights, 34 moves, 1-0

Game #35
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1900 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 49 moves, 0-1

Game #36
Smyslov vs Eingorn, 1988 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 46 moves, 1-0

Game #37
Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Game #38
I Gurevich vs Speelman, 1992 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 0-1

Game #39
Chigorin vs Charousek, 1896 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1-0

Game #40
Spassky vs Fischer, 1992 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 40 moves, 0-1

Game #41
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Game #42
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Game #43
Morphy vs Mongredien, 1859 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Game #44
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Game #45
H Bohm vs Roman Hernandez, 1979 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 0-1

Game #46
Novotelnov vs Averbakh, 1951 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Game #47
Petrosian vs Simagin, 1956 
(A53) Old Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Game #48
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Game #49
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Game #50
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Game #51
Euwe vs G A Thomas, 1934 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de, 26 moves, 1-0

Game #52
J Pokojowczyk vs G Timoshchenko, 1979 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 30 moves, 0-1

Game #53
Kiril D Georgiev vs Shirov, 1992 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 23 moves, 1-0

Game #54
Saint Amant / M.F. de B vs Morphy, 1858 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Game #55
Larsen vs O Castro, 1976 
(A16) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Game #56
Kupreichik vs I Radulov, 1980 
(B57) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Game #57
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Game #58
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Game #59
P Romanovsky vs Y Vilner, 1925 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Game #60
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

Game #61
Capablanca vs H K Mattison, 1929 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 20 moves, 1-0

Game #62
Unzicker vs O Sarapu, 1970 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 19 moves, 1-0

Game #63
Samsonov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1929 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 15 moves, 0-1

Game #64
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

Game #65
Y Nikolaevsky vs Taimanov, 1967 
(A10) English, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #66
Matulovic vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #67
Spassky vs Keres, 1961 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #68
Huebner vs Adorjan, 1980 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #69
Marshall vs Lasker, 1924 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #70
Bronstein vs Kholmov, 1961 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #71
Vidmar vs Teichmann, 1907 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Game #72
Larsen vs Ivkov, 1967 
(A38) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

Game #73
Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game #74
Schiffers vs Nolde, 1872 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 27 moves, 1-0

Game #75
Robert E Byrne vs Spassky, 1974 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 56 moves, 0-1

Game #76
Pachman vs Petrosian, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 36 moves, 0-1

Game #77
P Dubinin vs Aronin, 1947 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Game #78
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1956 
(E78) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, with Be2 and Nf3, 33 moves, 1-0

Game #79
Quinteros vs Ribli, 1974 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Game #80
Goglidze vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(D90) Grunfeld, 29 moves, 0-1

Game #81
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Game #82
Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1

Game #83
I Radulov vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1974 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

Game #84
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Game #85
Karpov vs Anand, 1998 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 108 moves, 1-0

Game #86
H Rossetto vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1958 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

Game #87
F Braga vs Portisch, 1982 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 0-1

Game #88
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Game #89
Filip vs Petrosian, 1965 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

Game #90
Bareev vs Ivanchuk, 1994 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 31 moves, 0-1

Game #91
Minic vs K Honfi, 1966 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Game #92
Chigorin vs J Mortimer, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Game #93
Smyslov vs Tal, 1964 
(A36) English, 72 moves, 0-1

Game #94
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Game #95
Blackburne vs H Gifford, 1874  
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Game #96
Spassky vs D Ciric, 1970 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

Game #97
M Gurevich vs Short, 1990 
(A84) Dutch, 34 moves, 1-0

Game #98
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Game #99
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

Game #100
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Game #101
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

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