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Each of these games was made Game of the Day by chessgames.com using the pun I had submitted for it.

Like a Rhinestone Cowboy 12/14/10
K Thompson vs F Rhine, 1992 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 0-1

From Paris With Love 2/14/11
P Paris vs A J Love, 1979 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Byrne Baby Byrne 3/11/11
Robert E Byrne vs Larry Evans, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Breaking the Law 3/25/11
A P Law vs Hort, 1977 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 0-1

Perssonal Best 3/28/11
P H Nielsen vs T Hillarp Persson, 1998 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Blue Nunn 3/29/11
Kasparov vs Nunn, 1986 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Having Erdos's Number 4/2/11
Ivanchuk vs V Erdos, 2011 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 60 moves, 1-0

Bär Graf 4/3/11
S Baer vs F Graf, 2007 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Svetting Bullets 4/4/11
Karpov vs Gligoric, 1973 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 63 moves, 1-0

Yasser, That's My Baby 4/9/11
Seirawan vs Karpov, 1982 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

No Boensch About It 4/12/11
U Boensch vs Chekhov, 1987 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 1-0

Laying Down the Law 4/28/11
A P Law vs E Torre, 1977 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 0-1

Outwitted 5/4/11
M Abbink vs R Witt, 1996 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 42 moves, 1-0

The Tal and the Short of It 5/5/11
Tal vs Short, 1987 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 32 moves, 1-0

Nimzo Indian 5/31/11
Sultan Khan vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 0-1

Lima Beaned 9/2/11
A Zapata vs Darcy Lima, 2001 
(B40) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Opening the Ludgates 9/4/11
Pachman vs A Ludgate, 1976 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

I Am Not a Rook 10/20/11
R Nixon vs A Anselmo, 1973 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

The Masked Grandmaster 10/27/11
R E Catig vs M Mills, 1974 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 29 moves, 0-1

Just Walk Away, Rene 12/1/11
Letelier vs M Czerniak, 1948 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Day Tripper 12/3/11
L Piasetski vs L Day, 1975 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1-0

I Can c4 Miles 12/8/11
Plaskett vs Miles, 1986 
(A20) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Grivas Injury 12/19/11
E Grivas vs A Braun, 2008 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

b4 It's Too Late 12/21/11
Sokolsky vs Strugatsch, 1958 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 17 moves, 1-0

Browne Out 1/6/12
Browne vs A Taha, 1972 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 0-1

Take Two and Call Me in the Morning 1/13/12
R Hermansen vs Bayer, 1994 
(B32) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Papa Was a Rolling Stone 5/1/12
M Papa vs J LeBon, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

The Labors of Hercules 5/17/12
B Hercules vs C Ponizil, 2010 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 42 moves, 1-0

Baked a Lasker 6/15/12
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

White versus Black 7/8/12
Max Weiss vs J Schwarz, 1883 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Don't Squeeze the Sharma 9/13/12
Koneru vs D Sharma, 2006 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Trimmed 9/16/12
Hector vs Barbero, 1991 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Webb of Deceit 10/3/12
S Webb vs Reshevsky, 1973 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 77 moves, 1-0

Csom Enchanted Evening 10/18/12
Csom vs A Planinc, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

Dances with Wolves 10/28/12
Unzicker vs Uhlmann, 1962 
(C18) French, Winawer, 27 moves, 0-1

Kreiman Punishment 11/1/12
M Dandridge vs B Kreiman, 1993 
(A04) Reti Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Georgia Peach 11/3/12
Jobava vs Carlsen, 2005 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Diamant in the Rough 11/7/12
M Rodshtein vs A Diamant, 2009 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Gyula Sacs 12/18/12
Sax vs J H Donner, 1976 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Control-Ault-Delete 12/19/12
Fischer vs R Ault, 1959 
(B07) Pirc, 32 moves, 1-0

Loew Blow 12/20/2012
K A Walbrodt vs Loew, 1900 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

The Lion in Winter 12/26/12
W Winter vs Koltanowski, 1936 
(E72) King's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

We're So Sorry, Uncle Alburt 12/27/12
Alburt vs J Yuchtman, 1980 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

Brownean Motion 1/10/13
O Sarapu vs Browne, 1972 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Dunne In 2/11/13
A Karklins vs A Dunne, 2004 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Cutting Out the Mittelman 2/13/13
R E Chavez Monterrosa vs G Mittelman, 2005  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

The Old Man and the C 2/16/13
Caruana vs Korchnoi, 2011 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Green Eggs and Heinz 2/26/13
H E van Kempen vs R Suess, 1989 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Coming to Grefe 3/2/13
J A Grefe vs A Karklins, 1973 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

Panic Attack 3/20/13
N Panic vs M Markovic, 2008 
(B56) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Welcome Back Cotter 4/15/13
Philidor vs Cotter, 1789 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Pawn My Word! 4/27/13
E Formanek vs A Lein, 1977 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 51 moves, 0-1

When Pusch Comes to Shove 8/8/13
H Pusch vs M Fuhrmann, 2001 
(C01) French, Exchange, 51 moves, 1-0

Kick Langeweg when He's Down 8/16/13
Spassky vs K Langeweg, 1967 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Viennese Waltz 9/15/13
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C26) Vienna, 16 moves, 1-0

Rockin' Robin 9/18/13
R Swinkels vs L E Johannessen, 2011 
(A20) English, 21 moves, 0-1

Show Stopa 9/21/13
E Tate vs J R Stopa, 1990 
(C25) Vienna, 38 moves, 0-1

Taimanov to Checkmate 12/15/13
Karpov vs Taimanov, 1977 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

Hart of Darkness 12/16/13
R W Smith vs R Hart, 2009 
(C13) French, 23 moves, 1-0

The Peter Principle 12/19/13
Leko vs Svidler, 1998 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 35 moves, 0-1

Lara's Theme 1/6/14
L Micoogullari vs E Zdilar, 2013 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 43 moves, 1-0

The Long and Winding Rohde 2/9/14
DeFirmian vs Rohde, 1987 
(C16) French, Winawer, 93 moves, 0-1

Shocker Kahn 3/25/14
V Kahn vs Koblents, 1935 
(A48) King's Indian, 19 moves, 1-0

Mason Jarred 5/1/14
J Mason vs Teichmann, 1903 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 0-1

Open and Shut 5/29/14
J Zawadzka vs L Schut, 2010 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Dzindzivitis 6/14/14
Dzindzichashvili vs V Tukmakov, 1971 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Use the Force, Luke 6/17/14
Aronian vs McShane, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Rogers, Over and Out 7/1/14
R Ekstroem vs I Rogers, 1985 
(B50) Sicilian, 21 moves, 1-0

School of Hard Nakas 7/6/14
Nakamura vs Carlsen, 2014 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

Mann Overboard 8/31/14
H Charlick vs J Mann, 1880 
(C21) Center Game, 30 moves, 1-0

White Elephant 9/1/14
Gligoric vs Holze, 1970 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Nothing Fancy 9/20/14
R Tolentino vs S Fancy, 2007 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Ryder's on the Storm 9/29/14
Ryder vs NN, 1899 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Szily Putty 10/9/14
Szily vs Wloch, 1943 
(C15) French, Winawer, 9 moves, 1-0

Lars and the Real Girl 10/18/14
L Meyer vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1981 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 19 moves, 0-1

When I'm 64 11/26/14
Korchnoi vs Short, 1995 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

Ribli's Believe it or Not 12/12/14
Ribli vs Smyslov, 1982 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 1-0

Roman Holiday 12/22/14
Dzindzichashvili vs Fritz, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Fast Lerner 12/27/14
Kharlov vs K Lerner, 1992 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 0-1

A Small Vic-Torre 1/12/15
V Small vs E Torre, 1978 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Dream Weaver 1/13/15
W Adams vs S Bernstein, 1936 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 24 moves, 1-0

Green Day 1/21/15
I Theodorovich vs L Day, 1962 
(A05) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

To Sher, with Love 2/14/15
Nunn vs M N Sher, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 26 moves, 1-0

Wolfgang Puc 2/27/15
W Dittmann vs Puc, 1956 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 56 moves, 0-1

Three Times a Lady 4/2/15
V Gunina vs S Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Rety for Anything 5/15/15
J Rety vs T C O'Neill, 2008 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 1-0

Chess Maxims 5/29/15
M Rodshtein vs M Sorokin, 2006 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 0-1

Instant Rapport 6/13/15
R Rapport vs T Rogers, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 1-0

Lord of the Files 8/12/15
J Rudd vs A Golding, 2015 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 52 moves, 0-1

Rookie of the Year 1/2/16
H Steiner vs Kashdan, 1952 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Mann Down 1/4/16
O Reeh vs C Mann, 2008 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 22 moves, 1-0

The Fox and the Hans 4/3/16
M Fox vs H Matthai, 1955 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Danger, Will Robinson! 4/22/16
D Will vs S Robinson, 2012 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

I am the Wall, Russ 5/10/16
R A James vs G Wall, 2006 
(C25) Vienna, 25 moves, 0-1

Archil, Take the Rook! 5/24/16
A Ebralidze vs Ragozin, 1937 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

The Winter of our Discontent 6/1/16
W Winter vs Sultan Khan, 1931 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 45 moves, 1-0

Weiss Guy 6/13/16
Gunsberg vs Max Weiss, 1889 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Ransacking the Stohr 7/24/16
Stohr vs E J Diemer, 1984 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

French Fry 8/1/16
Prins vs W Fry, 1950 
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Baadur Than Ever 9/4/16
Karjakin vs Jobava, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 0-1

Blackburne Singing in the Dead of Knight 10/21/16
Blackburne vs J Schwarz, 1881 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Your Carr is Readey 10/25/16
J Carr vs J Readey, 2001 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Hungry Like V Wolf 10/26/16
Chandler vs V Wolf, 1985 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

First Blood 11/22/16
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

Pogo Stuck 12/3/16
B Kovanova vs N Pogonina, 2010 
(B50) Sicilian, 25 moves, 1-0

Can't Stop the Muzychuk 1/19/17
Sasikiran vs A Muzychuk, 2012 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 0-1

Zsofia Rules 2/19/17
Zsofia Polgar vs A Chernin, 1989 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Viktor Viktorious 5/11/17
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 0-1

Living Large 7/9/17
P Large vs A Muir, 1978 
(B88) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Outfoxed 8/4/17
Capablanca vs M Fox, 1919 
(C25) Vienna, 39 moves, 0-1

Bid him Adu 8/23/17
S J Szpisjak vs O Adu, 2000 
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 0-1

Fred Rhine Felled 9/12/17
F Rhine vs D Burris, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 28 moves, 0-1

Green Eggs and Hurme 9/16/17
O Seuss vs H Hurme, 1969 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Ponzi Scheme 9/27/17
NN vs D Ponziani, 1769 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 15 moves, 0-1

Rapport's Delight 10/6/17
R Rapport vs Fressinet, 2015 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Marder, She Wrote 10/9/17
K Tjolsen vs S Marder, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

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