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The Giants of Strategy by Neil McDonald
Compiled by hms123
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This collection is complete except for
Three Amateurs vs. Capablanca, Barcelona, 1920

Introduction
M Apicella vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B58) Sicilian, 61 moves, 0-1

Ch. 1 The Seventh Rank
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Portisch, 1974 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Stahlberg, 1934 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs G Uusi, 1958 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Alatortsev vs Capablanca, 1935 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

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

Karpov vs Uhlmann, 1973 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 42 moves, 1-0

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

Ch. 2 The Outpost and the Open File
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1991 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(D85) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Aronian, 2006 
(A15) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Yates vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(C01) French, Exchange, 46 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 56 moves, 0-1

Ch. 3 Planning on a Grand Scale
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926  
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Unzicker, 1960 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Bareev, 2003 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs M Krasenkow, 2003 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 80 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Gligoric, 1972 
(C94) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Janowski vs Capablanca, 1916  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

B Kostic vs Capablanca, 1919 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Ch. 4 Understanding Pawn Majorities
Lasker vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

R Illa vs Capablanca, 1911 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 68 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Browne, 1972 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 59 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Gurgenidze, 1956 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 47 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Karpov, 1999 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 31 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

G Barcza vs Karpov, 1970 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 34 moves, 0-1

Ch. 5 The Power of Pawn Breaks
F Alexander vs G A Thomas, 1919 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs J Bernstein, 1923 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Blackburne, 1914 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1913 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Menchik, 1935 
(E85) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

H E Atkins vs Capablanca, 1922  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 67 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Ch. 6 How to use the Pawn Ram
Petrosian vs Hort, 1961 
(A25) English, 55 moves, 1-0

Kevitz vs Capablanca, 1931 
(A12) English with b3, 40 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs H Rossetto, 1958 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs A V Kharitonov, 1988 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Pilnik, 1956 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Leko, 2006 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 48 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Vidmar, 1927 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 37 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Ivkov, 1982 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Capablanca, 1939 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Ch. 7 Restraint
K Behting vs Nimzowitsch, 1910 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 50 moves, 0-1

O Chajes vs Capablanca, 1915 
(B01) Scandinavian, 30 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Lautier vs Kramnik, 1997 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 53 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 66 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Anand, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 53 moves, 1-0

Ch. 8 Blockade
Feigin vs M Monticelli, 1936 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 23 moves, 1-0

Sultan Khan vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 0-1

Portisch vs Spassky, 1964 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 51 moves, 0-1

Taimanov vs Karpov, 1973 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 39 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Polugaevsky vs Petrosian, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

H K Mattison vs Nimzowitsch, 1929  
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 23 moves, 0-1

Bisguier vs Petrosian, 1954 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 0-1

A Matanovic vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

included in the analysis of Matanovic/Petrosian
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1961 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

N Mannheimer vs Nimzowitsch, 1930  
(C01) French, Exchange, 44 moves, 0-1

P F Johner vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 0-1

Sadvakasov vs Karpov, 1999 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 65 moves, 0-1

A Istratescu vs Karpov, 2005 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

Leonhardt vs Nimzowitsch, 1912 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Shirov, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Yusupov, 1998 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 37 moves, 1-0

Ch. 9 Provocation and Prophylaxis
Schlechter vs Nimzowitsch, 1907  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Geller, 1983 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Yusupov, 1983 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 44 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Illescas Cordoba, 2003
(D77) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, 39 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Savon, 1971 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 24 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Gelfand, 1995 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 49 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Ribli, 1986 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 56 moves, 1-0

Duras vs Capablanca, 1913 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 75 moves, 0-1

Duras vs Nimzowitsch, 1912 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 67 moves, 0-1

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