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Alapin 2...Nd5 ....4.Bc4 gambit line
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After 10. Na3, take on c3 and hold on!
M Bakalarz vs Nijboer, 2010
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 55 moves, 0-1

A Ruf Loss
V Atlas vs M Ruf, 1996 
(C18) French, Winawer, 36 moves, 1-0

Moves Like Ragger
M Ragger vs R S Jones, 2007 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs O Chajes, 1913 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

25.? Great Jobava attack and puzzle!
Jobava vs Galego, 2005 
(A53) Old Indian, 28 moves, 1-0

So Alive!! Great Game
W So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

Chao Down! Great Magnus win!
Carlsen vs Li Chao, 2015 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

25...Rbd8!! Nice puzzle position and attack!
Svidler vs F Vallejo Pons, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 30 moves, 0-1

Twelfth Night - Magnus beat Naka again...
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2015 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 78 moves, 1-0

51...? Great Queen sac move to remember!!
Sutovsky vs I Sokolov, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 57 moves, 0-1

Navaramind - amazing king walk!
Navara vs R Wojtaszek, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Weak Bok Rank
M Matlakov vs B Bok, 2015 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

MagTime!
Carlsen vs Aronian, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

Chess Crisis! h3!!!
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 48 moves, 1-0

Crème de la Kram!
Kramnik vs Anand, 2001 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

Shirov beats Leko
Shirov vs Leko, 1991 
(D80) Grunfeld, 37 moves, 1-0

10? Great tactic by Magnus!
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

The Brilliancy Prize!
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

21…? good puzzle
I Rabinovich vs Botvinnik, 1927 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 42 moves, 0-1

Tiger Trap
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

For Whom the Belle Rolls
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 0-1

Aurora Polgaris
Judit Polgar vs Karpov, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Rocked at Gilbratar
Areshchenko vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B50) Sicilian, 22 moves, 0-1

43. Nd5!! Interference!
Piskov vs Krasenkow, 1989 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 43 moves, 1-0

Fabi uncorks some fireworks in the English
Caruana vs Anand, 2016 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 33 moves, 1-0

Shogi great busts out incredible moves!
P K Wells vs Y Habu, 2005 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Alekhine shows how to crush bad bishop
Tylor vs Alekhine, 1937
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 0-1

Moscow on the Hudson
Anand vs Kasparov, 1995 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 31 moves, 0-1

Fischer brilliantly destroys Benko with 19. Rf6!
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Knight Odds!!
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caught in the Rapids! What a game by Anand!!
Anand vs I E Morovic-Fernandez, 2004 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Lucky 13
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 0-1

16…? Sunday puzzle
A Pomar Salamanca vs E P De La Prida, 1964 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

A wrench in the French! Korchnoi at his best!
Korchnoi vs Udovcic, 1967 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi 31?
Korchnoi vs Yusupov, 1988 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 35 moves, 1-0

Over the top
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Marshall vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Good for the Yander
K Aseev vs V Yandemirov, 2003 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 22 moves, 0-1

25…? sunday puzzle
B N Chatalbashev vs D Howell, 2015 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 31 moves, 0-1

Nepom in the mourning!
M Bartel vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Chess Boxing!!
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

26? Great Tal puzzle!
Tal vs Kirjatsky, 1959 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Jose your daddy - one of Capa's best positional gems
Dus Chotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

Binding the Patzer
Tal vs T Paehtz Sr, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Capa playing easy chess with the English and b3
Capablanca vs Lilienthal, 1936 
(A12) English with b3, 54 moves, 1-0

Speed Racer
Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2008 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 49 moves, 1-0

Final Fantasy
Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

These pawns are made for walking
Yu Yangyi vs W So, 2015 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 77 moves, 1-0

It's Pat!!
Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

100 year old Scotch!
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

General Hellraising!
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

A knaack for chess! Beautiful win!
R Knaak vs Bronstein, 1979 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Bron's art gallery! Wow!!!!
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Disposing the Tarrasch! One of Smylov's finest games!!!
Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 41 moves, 1-0

21? Great attack and puzzle
V McCambridge vs Hjartarson, 1984 
(D85) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0

Take This Rook and Kramnik!!
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

41.? Great Petrosian Puzzle
Petrosian vs J Kozma, 1958 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Ehlvest Has Left the Building! Great Kasparov game!
Kasparov vs Ehlvest, 1978 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

22? Anand pulls out the Grand Prix Attack to Crush Gelfand!
Anand vs Gelfand, 1996 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Mikhail to the Chief!
J Kristinsson vs Tal, 1964 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

29? Wow!! Yangyi Wild and Free
Yu Yangyi vs L Dominguez, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 49 moves, 1-0

Beware of Keres Attack! Settling for Krums
Kotronias vs Krum Georgiev, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

Kasparov crushes in his favorite Najdorf…great attack!
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 0-1

Jonny on the spot! See my kibitz on move 21...
Stockfish vs Jonny, 2014 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 60 moves, 1-0

Great technical win in BOC by Rubinstein!
Rubinstein vs Gruenfeld, 1929 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 70 moves, 1-0

Grunfeld of Dreams
Gelfand vs Shirov, 2007 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 0-1

26…? Giri puzzle
Sutovsky vs A Giri, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

King Leer!
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 68 moves, 0-1

24…? Tactic
Goglidze vs Botvinnik, 1935 
(D90) Grunfeld, 29 moves, 0-1

The Marjanov Error!!
Kasparov vs Marjanovic, 1980 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

22? Great Sunday attacking puzzle!
C Sandipan vs Tiviakov, 2007 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Blazing Sadler - great attack out of the blue!
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

Van Wely nicely dominates the game
Van Wely vs T Beerdsen, 2015 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1-0

26? Nice puzzle!
D Svetushkin vs V Economescu, 2001 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Bride of Chucky - great game!!!
Ivanchuk vs Wang Hao, 2012 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 28 moves, 1-0

Colle the Wild
Spielmann vs Colle, 1928 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Emil Fit For a King!
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual
M Dvoretsky vs Smyslov, 1974 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Got it Baad
Jobava vs Wang Hao, 2006 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 1-0

Duda and the king
J K Duda vs I Beradze, 2014 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Karpov crushes with the hedgehog
I Saren vs Karpov, 1972 
(B44) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Brilliant Two Knights attack game!
V Heuer vs I Rosenfeld, 1956 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Foreest Fire!!
M Antipov vs J van Foreest, 2015 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Milestones!! Great memorable kingside attack!
E Dizdarevic vs Miles, 1985 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

Miles Ahead Double Bishop Sac!
Miles vs Browne, 1982 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

Very Garry! Great Attack!!
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Lecture Bot
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1952 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1-0

Are you smarter than a 5th grader!
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

Taimanov with the double bishop sacrifice!
Taimanov vs A Shashin, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

13...? Good puzzle!
L B Hoyos Millan vs G Garcia, 1986 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 18 moves, 0-1

Emperor Julian! Original KIA game
J M Hodgson vs Seirawan, 1986 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Think like a Grandmaster
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Anand crushes Najdorf from MVL!
Anand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2016 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

20? Great Puzzle!
J van Foreest vs J Bai, 2015 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Novelty Gift - Marshall unleashes the Marshall!!
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

36? Great game by Ding Liren!
Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

We Three Kings Great fun game!
Bogoljubov / Reti / Spielmann vs Englund / Jacobson / Nyholm / Olso, 1919 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Morphy wins blindfolded in style!
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Wei Yi's Immortal?
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky shows how to attack the castled king! 21...?
Seirawan vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

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