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"chess is life" - bobby fischer

78 ... Be7xc5+!! White d4-pawn protects e5-bishop from e6-queen
Adams vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 83 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lu Shanglei's rook fortress
Lu Shanglei vs Le Quang Liem, 2011 
(B40) Sicilian, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

Rook Endgames-RP vs.R.Typo in book Seirawan has colors reversed
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 66 moves, 1-0

The unbreachable fortress
A Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

K + PP vs K + PP: outside passed P. Laskerlike punch
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1914 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Draw Bridge" (game of the day Nov-05-07)
Keres vs E Eliskases, 1938 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

black opens file-but only for himself-to draw
Ribli vs Romanishin, 1982 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

gully draw
Shredder vs Gull, 2013 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Drawn and Quartered" (game of the day Jul-02-13)
Alexander Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Morozevich vs V Laznicka, 2013 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 74 moves, 0-1

Ganguly skewered Knockamura
Ganguly vs Nakamura, 2006 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 23 moves, 1-0

karpov's discovered check
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A43) Old Benoni, 36 moves, 1-0

Seizing the initiative - domination
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1982  
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

OPENING SACS: WEAKNESSES grabbed
Carlsen vs Short, 2010 
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1-0

"Taming the Tiger" (game of the day Oct-29-08)
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Stockholm Syndrome
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1920  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

20.? (Thursday, November 7)
Berliner vs R H Steinmeyer, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

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

22...? (November 15, 2013) zigzag queen
I Polgar vs J Trapl, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

Tartakower's Staircase to Heaven
M Lowcki vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 39 moves, 0-1

vaganianian's david
Vaganian vs Bronstein, 1975 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 58 moves, 1-0

Tigran burning bright
Benko vs Petrosian, 1959 
(A04) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Shankland pawn rollers
Xiu Deshun vs S Shankland, 2013 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

30. Rh8+! Tal at the helm
Tal vs Benko, 1959 
(B27) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Shocking Shak
Mamedyarov vs S Shoker, 2011 
(B07) Pirc, 49 moves, 0-1

"Reti Steady Go" (game of the day Dec-02-13)
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

27.? (December 6, 2013) Arabian Mate
J Gabrovsek vs D Avirovic, 1933 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Shirov's ball of fire
D Dubov vs Shirov, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Shark Attack - Karjak Arrest
Mamedyarov vs Karjakin, 2013 
(D90) Grunfeld, 31 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Taimanov, 1977 
(B32) Sicilian, 38 moves, 0-1

31...? (Thursday, December 19)
Duchamp vs Dake, 1933 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

35.? (December 26, 2013)
V Soultanbeieff vs Tartakower, 1933 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Wei high
Wei Yi vs Zhou Jianchao, 2013 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 27 moves, 1-0

Karpov plays the poisoned pawn
Qi Jingxuan vs Karpov, 1983 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 0-1

Berlin Wall Falls
W So vs F Vallejo Pons, 2014 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

4 bishops in tango
I Nepomniachtchi vs W So, 2014 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 69 moves, 0-1

Caruana soars over the Petroff D
Caruana vs Ponomariov, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Knight rider white
Timman vs Huebner, 1982 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Gandalf strikes again
Gelfand vs D Andreikin, 2014 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Rapport Card 1.0
B Bok vs R Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

Q sac whoa!
Gelfand vs Jobava, 2011 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

5. kf1?
W So vs Jobava, 2014 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 37 moves, 1-0

queen sac
W So vs T Gareyev, 2014 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Carmelite's recess
V Cmilyte vs M Gutad Iversen, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

Peter leaked ...
Grischuk vs Leko, 2014 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 33 moves, 1-0

Kramnikov on fire
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2014 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

French Tried
Z Almasi vs W So, 2014 
(C18) French, Winawer, 48 moves, 0-1

"Shakh Like a Leaf" (game of the day Aug-31-07)
Judit Polgar vs Mamedyarov, 2002 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 23 moves, 1-0

tomtom gun
P Carlsson vs Tomashevsky, 2014 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 72 moves, 0-1

"The Battle of Hastings"
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Adams' APPLE
Adams vs Caruana, 2014 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 73 moves, 1-0

"A future worldchampion" - Alekhine.
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 69 moves, 0-1

Smoked Sahlmann-
W Sahlmann vs K Junge, 1941 
(B32) Sicilian, 65 moves, 0-1

Nazi on the rise again
N Paikidze vs C Balogh, 2010 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 28 moves, 1-0

Capa-blanked
Capablanca vs B Verlinsky, 1925 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

Carl-sinned
Carlsen vs Naiditsch, 2014 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 62 moves, 0-1

Dzindzichashvili vs Fritz, 1991 
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

nasty rook sac
P Horvath vs T Stoll, 2004 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

SAm am I
S Sevian vs T Abrahamyan, 2012 
(C18) French, Winawer, 22 moves, 1-0

E.T. Peters Out
E Torre vs J Peters, 1981 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

trojan horse
P Rout vs M Davletbayeva, 2014
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 80 moves, 1-0

Jakovenko endgame prowess
A Goganov vs Jakovenko, 2014 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 55 moves, 0-1

Traxler LUM
Lum vs Jackson, 1978 
(C57) Two Knights, 9 moves, 1-0

"Economical utilization of forces"
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1909 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Yifan who? 1/2 - 1/2
W So vs Yifan Hou, 2015 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

MagLev trained
W So vs Aronian, 2015 
(C45) Scotch Game, 54 moves, 1-0

chuck's fault
Ivanchuk vs W So, 2015 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 26 moves, 0-1

Walking Pants by ivanchuk
Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2015 
(B32) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

NAJDORF DEADFENCE
Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 35 moves, 0-1

TOPalov's relentless attack in the middle game
Topalov vs Nakamura, 2014 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 37 moves, 1-0

backroot's hoe
Ivanchuk vs Bacrot, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

"Exch Sac Sacs Ex Ch"
Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

sac here and there, no mas
L Javakhishvili vs R Edouard, 2015 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

tough la grave
M Vachier-Lagrave vs S Mareco, 2014 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 37 moves, 1-0

"Dark Square Symphony
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Colle, 1925 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Rock it free
Aronian vs Nakamura, 2014 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

"We Will, We Will, Bok-Yu"
B Bok vs Yu Yangyi, 2014 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 36 moves, 1-0

gangged up
Ivanchuk vs Ganguly, 2014 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Chandler, 1987 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

P H Nielsen vs Larsen, 1997 
(A31) English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation, 38 moves, 0-1

lowly king
M Bartel vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

Believe me ...
D Bisby vs Movsesian, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik's ultra-brilliant miniature vs. Portisch!
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

"Stopa the Presses
J Stopa vs Joel Benjamin, 2009 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

2 moves
E Garcia vs M Preuss, 2005 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 26 moves, 0-1

Thorpe ENG (1874)
J O H Taylor vs NN, 1874 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Tal, so simple
Tal vs Ivkov, 1974 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 37 moves, 1-0

Take my wife. Please!
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

ouch, take my rooks
Carlos Torre vs E Z Adams, 1920 
(C11) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Lu and Behold!
M Kobalia vs Lu Shanglei, 2015 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

Tigran indeed
Petrosian vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

wesley snipes
W So vs Adams, 2015 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

keller geller
Geller vs Taimanov, 1953 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Denis is it
D Khismatullin vs S Sjugirov, 2009 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Levastated
Svidler vs Le Quang Liem, 2013 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 135 moves, 1-0

So the KID got dingged
W So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

KID crushed
Bareev vs Radjabov, 2003 
(E97) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

boloed
Bologan vs Ivanchuk, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

Wonderboy - Tal-like sac
S R Burns-Mannion vs C Aravindh, 2016 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 33 moves, 0-1

las of he romanovs
Y Kryvoruchko vs E Romanov, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

"Cambridge Springs Eternal" (game of the day Nov-20-16)
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1-0

"Fried Bird" (game of the day Nov-24-16)
W Fried vs Schlechter, 1897 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Geller, 1961 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 22 moves, 1-0

Nikolayev's Mona Lisa
I Nikolayev vs M Gregory, 2007 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Tarjan of the jungle
Tarjan vs Kramnik, 2017 
(A12) English with b3, 56 moves, 1-0

a novel novelty
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

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