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Romantic era of chess
Compiled by Calar
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"The Evergreen Partie"
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Famous opera game
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Fantastic combination for rooks and bishops cooperation
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Sack a pawn, stop the castling, disable counterplay...win in 17
Morphy vs T Hampton, 1858 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

"The Immortal Game"
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Excellent piece activity enables sacks and crushing attack
Morphy vs G W Medley, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Great positional play by Morphy
Harrwitz vs Morphy, 1858  
(A84) Dutch, 54 moves, 0-1

Minor pieces mate after the queen sac
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Morphy's attack in King's Gambit
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

"Zukertort's Immortal"
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Wild game ends with queen intrusion
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

Queen sac leads to massive king hunt
J Matschego vs Falkbeer, 1853 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 0-1

Max Lange's miniature
Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Kingside pawn storm ensures owerhelming compensation for queen
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Ruling and using the G-file
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1869 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 29 moves, 1-0

Morphy's tactics strikes again
Morphy vs Maurian, 1866 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Black king gets mated in the centre after a prepared attack
Kieseritzky vs I Calvi, 1842 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Grabbing h-pawn turns back on black
G Neumann vs Dufresne, 1863 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 1-0

Wild play where no king feels safe
R Steel vs Blackburne, 1881  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Morphy orchestrates an interesting attack against white king
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Victory in 17 against Anderssen
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

A couple of sacks + undeveloped queenside --> interesting mate
Harrwitz vs Anderssen, 1848 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Restricting d6 pawn enables mating attack
Dubois vs Moore, 1845 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Quick kingside attack
Bird vs Blackburne, 1886  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

The windmill combination
Falkbeer vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

Amazing sacks and attack by Anderssen
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Another tactical masterpiece by Morphy
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

One crazy draw
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beware the light squares
T Lichtenhein vs Morphy, 1857 
(C45) Scotch Game, 19 moves, 0-1

White develops while black runs with his queen
Morphy vs de Riviere, 1863 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Superb development leads to attack that leaves white a piece up
Anderssen vs Mayet, 1851 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Kingside action ends with smothered mate
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

King hunt ends on white's back row
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

The importance of development
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Open G-file to mate
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Quite an interesting mating picture after 13 moves
Morphy vs Le Carpentier, 1849 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Who counts the material
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

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

G7 Summit
Paulsen vs Owen, 1862 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

White army sacked in order for rook to mate
Morphy vs A Reif, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 24 moves, 1-0

Sacking the rook for an attack
T W Barnes vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Nice combination by Anderssen
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Model Advance French game for Black
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

Reckless play backfires
de Riviere vs P Journoud, 1860 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Pawn grabbing in the opening ends badly
de Riviere vs Dubois, 1855 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 0-1

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