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18. ...Black
D Botto vs L Christiansen, 1975 
(B61) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2, 22 moves, 0-1

good game
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

27. white puzzle
Levenfish vs Riumin, 1936 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

good exchange sac
Ivanchuk vs I Kovalenko, 2012 
(B01) Scandinavian, 56 moves, 0-1

interesting
Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

ridiculous game
D Cornette vs S Milliet, 2011 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

interesting game
M Michna vs J Dworakowska, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 44 moves, 1-0

USSR - USA Radio Match (1945)
Santasiere vs Bronstein, 1945 
(A04) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Fischer-Taimanov Candidates Match (1971)
Taimanov vs Fischer, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Sarajevo (2000) Positional exchange sac in sicilian
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 0-1

Havana (1913)
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A53) Old Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs Vaganian, 1976 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Rodolfo Cardoso vs Petrosian, 1975 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

Vilnius All-Russian Masters (1912)
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov
Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Steinitz-Gunsberg World Championship Match (1891)
Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Scarborough (1930)
Ahues vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(C01) French, Exchange, 35 moves, 1-0

endgame
Sultan Khan vs Rubinstein, 1930 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 82 moves, 0-1

Paris (1900) if 14. ...b4? then 15.Nxd7
Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1900 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

23.? same principle as above game
Zeng Chongsheng vs Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy, 2013 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Palma de Mallorca Interzonal (1970)
Reshevsky vs Fischer, 1970 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1920  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

great game
M Leskiewicz vs E Kahn, 1999 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 24 moves, 0-1

double exchange sac
J R Koch vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B33) Sicilian, 50 moves, 0-1

incredible game
M Stean vs E Ungureanu, 1976 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Monte Carlo (1904)
G Marco vs Von Scheve, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 45 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation. Gary Gambit
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

double bishop sac
Koltanowski vs M Defosse, 1936 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Queen sac
Carlsen vs Topalov, 2010 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

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

USSR Championship (1957)
Tal vs Aronin, 1957 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

positional knight sac against Tal
A Matanovic vs Tal, 1958 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 57 moves, 1-0

chess.com/article/view/magnus-carlsen-in-the-queenless-middlega
Nunn vs Carlsen, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 78 moves, 0-1

-me remaining letters, superb middle to endgame tactics
Wang Yue vs Carlsen, 2010 
(D85) Grunfeld, 47 moves, 0-1

superb endgame
F Vallejo Pons vs Carlsen, 2012 
(B07) Pirc, 41 moves, 0-1

57 Kd1 f2 58 Rxe4+ Kd3!! 59 Re1 e4! 60 b5 e3 61 b6 e2+
B Predojevic vs Carlsen, 2013 
(B40) Sicilian, 57 moves, 0-1

1. f3 e5 2. Kf2!?
S Williams vs M Simons, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-embarrassing-endgame
A Ushenina vs O Girya, 2013 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 126 moves, 1/2-1/2

chess.com/article/view/insane-surprising-or-beautiful-finishes-
Niephaus vs Paul Schmidt, 1950 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 26 moves, 1-0

pt-2 (continued from above) great game
Alatortsev vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

great game
A Fuderer vs P Trifunovic, 1952
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

insane!!
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

great endgame Gypsy: comment
H K Mattison vs Alekhine, 1931 
(C46) Three Knights, 42 moves, 1-0

endgame
H K Mattison vs Rubinstein, 1931 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 52 moves, 1-0

endgame
Short vs Kasparov, 1989 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 103 moves, 0-1

awesome
Spielmann vs Stoltz, 1930 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

P Mithrakanth vs Anand, 1985 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 0-1

interesting type of trap in opening
A Vitale vs A Santeramo, 2012
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

endgame
N Grigoriev vs Nenarokov, 1923 
(C14) French, Classical, 64 moves, 1-0

Queen sac !!
Kupreichik vs A J Whiteley, 1965 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

US Championship 1963/64 (1963)
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

good endgame
Kotov vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 67 moves, 1-0

black should have won!
R E Adams vs Robert Smith, 1872 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

N Sulava vs I Rogers, 1988 
(A06) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Kholmov!
Kholmov vs Kasparov, 1978 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

Q Sac!!
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

exchange sac
E Kovalevskaya vs B Kovanova, 2013
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Carlsen Rook Endgame!
Carlsen vs P H Nielsen, 2014 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 68 moves, 1-0

Gelfand vs Nakamura, 2010 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

World Chess Championship Candidates 28. Bf7+! and 31. Rg5!!
Mamedyarov vs Svidler, 2014 
(A81) Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament 22. ...Nd4!
Anand vs Kramnik, 2014 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

!!
Ponomariov vs Kramnik, 2010 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1-0

35. e5!! St Petersburg (1914)
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Nice trap variation
B Wall vs H Murtaugh, 1971 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

sac 2 pawns
Tal vs I Nei, 1958 
(C02) French, Advance, 21 moves, 1-0

Lahno vs A Stefanova, 2013 
(C46) Three Knights, 74 moves, 1-0

sac everything
I Johannesson vs S Bergsson, 2007 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

insane
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs A Giri, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

12. Nd5!
S Landau vs Euwe, 1931 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

17. ... good trap
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

read notes by nimzowitsch
Bogoljubov vs Nimzowitsch, 1927  
(A19) English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation, 30 moves, 0-1

32. ...Nc3!
A Alexikov vs A Bets, 2001 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

chess mentor lesson 7
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1992 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 45 moves, 0-1

Pribyl vs B Rytov, 1973
(E70) King's Indian, 53 moves, 1-0

M Paragua vs J Goh, 2004 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 27 moves, 1-0

Halloween Gambit
T Klepaczka vs K Bulski, 2012 
(C46) Three Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Kholmov vs A Belousov, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Read notes
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1912  
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 50 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Panno, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

B Savchenko vs L Guliev, 2014 
(B20) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

under promotion, great game
Janowski vs O Chajes, 1913 
(C49) Four Knights, 108 moves, 1-0

A Melekhina vs I Zenyuk, 2014
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

great combination
Sadler vs Kramnik, 1998 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 35 moves, 0-1

"every Russian schoolboy knows?" this game
Petrosian vs J Kozma, 1958 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

you dont play 4. ...b6? for black. Previous Petrosian game also
Yusupov vs Karpov, 1989 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

same principle as 2 previous games
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1972 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

20.Nd5! to block defense of Bb6
A Zinkl vs R Huber, 1897 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

chess.com lesson
L Dominguez vs Carlsen, 2009 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 54 moves, 0-1

crazy sacs
S Williams vs C Marcelin, 2014 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

interesting postitional Q sac
S Agdestein vs Keene, 1983 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

early resignation 30. Rd6!!
Carlos Torre vs F E Parker, 1924 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Bird opening with 4.b4
Ivkov vs M Cuellar Gacharna, 1967 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

sacs!
S Agdestein vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

King's Indian Defense: Four Pawns Attack (E76)
S Mariotti vs Gligoric, 1969 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

http://www.chess.com/article/view/defense-in-the-endgame-part-1
Morozevich vs Carlsen, 2012 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

interesting game
S Agdestein vs Tal, 1989 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 73 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs S Agdestein, 1991 
(C10) French, 59 moves, 0-1

http://www.chess.com/article/view/tals-sacrifices-explained
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

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