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Compiled by goodevans
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Rellstab vs Huber, 1925 
(C13) French, 13 moves, 1-0

N Shoup vs Marshall, 1906 
(C45) Scotch Game, 14 moves, 1-0

S Morrison vs T K Hemingway, 1952 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

one of many traps in the Scandanavian
M Huerga Leache vs P Husted, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 8 moves, 1-0

8 ... Qd3 mate
Atharva Bhajne vs J Ayush, 2008 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

nice mating combo
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Kunin vs Ochsengoit, 1958 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

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

F Egido vs J Sanchez Almeyra, 1992 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 11 moves, 0-1

Darcy Lima vs Y Shulman, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

B Corneliussen vs Martin Jensen, 1991 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 6 moves, 1-0

Lokvenc vs Gilg, 1939
(A15) English, 21 moves, 1-0

A Vajda vs H Titz, 1993 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 19 moves, 1-0

By Evans
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

J Mullon vs H Daurelle, 2011 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

Sac sac sac
H Tirard vs A Silvert, 2000 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 1-0

premature resignation?
Ujtelky vs E Rohan, 1954 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 18 moves, 1-0

Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Lewis vs E L Dayton, 1942 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 0-1

nice mate - and another Scandanavian dies a quick death
J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

another nice mate
I Schomann vs M Amini, 2007 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 11 moves, 0-1

he makes it look so easy
Fischer vs E Travis, 1964 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

With notes by Lowenthal
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

where did black go wrong?
Konstantin Chernyshov (elder) vs A Lesiak, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

R-sac, R-sac, mate
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Maroczy Bound!
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

A little too greedy
F Bethge vs Legal, 1930 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

fortune favours the brave
Kotronias vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Just dreadful!
K Kanakari vs M Bartel, 2006 
(A06) Reti Opening, 15 moves, 0-1

Great Q Sac
Cipollini vs Gubnitsky, 1977 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 19 moves, 0-1

Thank you
Denker vs A R Shayne, 1945  
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Scandanavian disaster
G Abrahams vs W R Thomas, 1923 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Trompow-erful Attack
Vaganian vs G Botterill, 1975 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

A little light Muzio
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Don't feed the troll
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

Sokolsky vs Navrodsky, 1944 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

Petroff's Defence crumbles quickly
Ponomariov vs Gelfand, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Modern madness
M Papa vs J LeBon, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Slav Defence - Slav Attack!
B Fartmann vs E Weinzettl, 1988 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 12 moves, 0-1

dragon slain before it even woke up
Nezhmetdinov vs P Ermolin, 1946 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 15 moves, 1-0

Pin and discovery
Najdorf vs Gliksberg, 1929 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

No way out
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1

A couple of simple sacs
A Bezgodov vs M Jounousov, 1994 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 1-0

The price of aggression
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

Puzzle - move 21 - White to play
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

Rossolimo Attack
Rossolimo vs I Romanenko, 1948 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Viktor Victorious
Korchnoi vs I Sokolov, 1993 
(A21) English, 22 moves, 1-0

Early Q attack
I Berezovsky vs V Rusel, 1984 
(A15) English, 12 moves, 1-0

Trap in the Caro Kann
B Perenyi vs L Eperjesi, 1974 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 14 moves, 1-0

Black probably thought he was winning...
R Rapport vs N Huschenbeth, 2010 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Just another Latvian Gambit
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Slugfest
S Horvath vs B Perenyi, 1972 
(C47) Four Knights, 23 moves, 1-0

Anand on fire
Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Another good Evans
S M Globus vs Gross, 1884 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Opening up the uncastled King
N Pegoraro vs P Trotto, 2004 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 16 moves, 1-0

How many tactics can you cram into 22 moves?
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Wonderful mate-in-3.
M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 1-0

Space advantage leads to brilliant finish
Yusupov vs E Torre, 1987 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

The perils of underdevelopment
Reti vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Neat attack undoes the weak K-side
Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

pretty good Weds puzzle - 16 ... ???
U Kavcic vs Pavasovic, 1998 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

How to beat an overextended centre
J Vetemaa vs Shabalov, 1986 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Another super Evans
S Conquest vs S Bjornsson, 1998
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Evans with spectacular and deep Q-Sac
J Jordan vs Soltan, 1913 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

Explosive attack - neat mate
A Giri vs Morozevich, 2012 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 25 moves, 1-0

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

R-sac and Q-sac mating combo
Wahls vs S Bjarnason, 1985 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans Gambit with O-O-O!
Hector vs M Antonsen, 2010 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Great exploitation of the weaknesses around the king
Seidman vs Santasiere, 1939 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Fortune favours the lucky
B Melvin vs R Cunningham, 1994  
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 25 moves, 1-0

From Russia With Love
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Amazing mate at R odds!
Tarrasch vs Romberg, 1893 
(000) Chess variants, 21 moves, 1-0

A bolt from the blue
V Mikenas vs Bronstein, 1965 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Picturesque finish
H Clemenz vs Eisenschmidt, 1890 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Tactical maelstrom
Bronstein vs R Vedder, 1997 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Trap in the Caro-Kann
V Prosviriakov vs Scott Borland, 2015 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Ruy Lopez miniature at the Candidates!
Anand vs Svidler, 2016 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

Flushing the king out
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

The six pawn gambit!
H E Myers vs Tirso Alvarez, 1966 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Castling into it!
Keres vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

6-move combo to spectacular mate
E de Groote vs D Arutinian, 2009 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Lightning from a clear sky
Van Wely vs Acs, 2002 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 18 moves, 0-1

Rook sac for attack
Kotronias vs Krum Georgiev, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

When the Nimzo-Larsen Attack doesn't
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

The exposed king
L B Hoyos Millan vs G Garcia, 1986 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Pogo Stuck
B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(B50) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Queenmate
Petrosian vs Kotov, 1952 
(B50) Sicilian, 17 moves, 0-1

Buda-Pest!
Helmer vs J Krejcik, 1917 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Sacs and forks and threats of pins
A Raykhman vs T Heinemann, 2016 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 20 moves, 0-1

Tactic after tactic
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

Alekhine brilliancy
Alekhine vs NN, 1911 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 1-0

15...Rd8 was a tad optimistic!
E Paoli vs C Kottnauer, 1949 
(B58) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1-0

Caro-Kann crushed
Beliavsky vs Larsen, 1981 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Boden's Mate
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Flawed masterpiece
Nezhmetdinov vs M Kamishov, 1950 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

Well, who saw that one coming?
Filguth vs A De La Garza Madero, 1980 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 19 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Scandanavian - King walks to his death
P Vucinic vs D Djurovic, 1986 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Nice attack in the Alekhine Hunt variation
R Erler vs T Espig, 1971 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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