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DrChopper's study games 2
Compiled by DrChopper
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Amazing combination at the end
V Plotkin vs V Drkulec, 2009 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 27 moves, 1-0

Rxh3!
S Bouaziz vs Miles, 1979 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 49 moves, 0-1

Tal breaks the wall
Tal vs Spassky, 1980 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 44 moves, 1-0

Impressive strategy by Keres
Keres vs Smyslov, 1939 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Amazing draw
Portisch vs Tal, 1964 
(A04) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

awesome queen sac
Fischer vs J L Garcia Bachiller, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

position better than pieces
Granda Zuniga vs Short, 1997 
(B44) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

Nice bishop manoeuver
Euwe vs Robatsch, 1957 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 33 moves, 1-0

deep calculation by kholmov
Kholmov vs W Golz, 1956 
(D68) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

Keres attack : exemple 1
Karpov vs I D Dorfman, 1976 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

Keres attack : exemple 2
Judit Polgar vs Topalov, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Keres attack : exemple 3
E Vladimirov vs Epishin, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Interresting combination
Anand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1992 
(B44) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

mccload attack
Y Rusakov vs B Verlinsky, 1947 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

instructive endgame
Tartakower vs R Frentz, 1933 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 35 moves, 1-0

staunton gambit : tartakower variation
Tartakower vs J Mieses, 1925 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 15 moves, 1-0

dutch leningrad: ex1
I Farago vs P Poutiainen, 1975  
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 21 moves, 0-1

awesome tactics by Charousek
Charousek vs Chigorin, 1896 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Ruy Lopez : Chigorin 1
Gligoric vs Keres, 1965 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 52 moves, 0-1

pulling the king out of his lair
Duras vs Z Barasz, 1912 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

Rc8! well done
Bronstein vs B Goldenov, 1944 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 24 moves, 1-0

Bronstein open the game
Fischer vs Bronstein, 1970  
(C16) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Impressive sac
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

a lot of sacs for a mate
K Zambelly vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

3 rooks sacs : insane draw
Koblents vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

blowing king side defense
Tal vs Gurgenidze, 1968 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0

Bc4!
Tal vs M Dvoretsky, 1974 
(E92) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal having fun with the benoni
V Tukmakov vs Tal, 1969 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 28 moves, 0-1

Caro-Cann:Maroczy variation
Bronstein vs H Hunt, 1994 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

great sacs!
Oll vs Ulibin, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

ingenious sacs
Noteboom vs A Gromer, 1931 
(D69) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de, 33 moves, 1-0

Impressive rook and bishop move
Reggio vs J Mieses, 1903 
(B40) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Interesting play by Euwe
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1937 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 68 moves, 1-0

Ex1: Italian game
J Thompson vs Morphy, 1857 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 21 moves, 0-1

Impressive strategy
Gufeld vs B Ivanovic, 1979 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

awesome tactical play
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs P Romanovsky, 1929 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Another incredible rook move
P Pietinen vs C Randlov, 2012 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 32 moves, 0-1

a tactic to study
J Mortimer vs J Mason, 1887 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

Another deep sac by Tal
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1979 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 0-1

A mate in the opening
Pillsbury vs NN, 1899 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

minor pieces mate
Max Weiss vs W Pollock, 1889 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

interesting strategy
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

brilliant mate
Ljubojevic vs J Durao, 1974 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Interesting end game
Tal vs R Etruk, 1954
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 40 moves, 1-0

wow another crazy game by tal
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

another incredible knight sac
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

forcing a pin for a capture
S Zaksaite vs T Chistiakova, 2001 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 43 moves, 0-1

magical combination
Tal vs J M Ripley, 1974 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 33 moves, 1-0

french wing gambit+quick mate
F Cirabisi vs V Cugini, 1992 
(C00) French Defense, 15 moves, 1-0

sac a bishop for pawns
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Impressive move
Najdorf vs Frenkel, 1926 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Well seen sac
M Stolberg vs Botvinnik, 1940 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 41 moves, 0-1

sac bishop for pawns
Tal vs Ghitescu, 1963 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

sac a bishop to capture the queen
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

Rxa3!!
V Mikenas vs Bronstein, 1965 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Reti opening: Tennison gambit
Keres vs L Luck, 1935 
(A06) Reti Opening, 49 moves, 1-0

Great combination with the BDG
Erdos vs Lichtner, 1922 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Capa find an issue
Capablanca vs Kupchik, 1915 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 1-0

Albin countergambit: lasker trap
Blumenfeld / Boyarkow / Falk vs Lasker, 1899 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky shows his skills
Reshevsky vs Najdorf, 1952 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Well seen! Nice queen sac
A Ozsvath vs K Honfi, 1953 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 56 moves, 0-1

Nobody sacs like Tal!
Tal vs R Skuja, 1955 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1-0

Interesting endgame
Pillsbury vs Gunsberg, 1895 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Impressive trap:long term strategy
Holdzhayev vs Nezhmetdinov, 1955 
(C58) Two Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

French winawer: retreat variation
Z Almasi vs Korchnoi, 1996 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 33 moves, 1-0

Deep queen sac by Kaspy
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Nice chain of tactics
Velimirovic vs Stein, 1970 
(B89) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Sacrificing pawns for space
Velimirovic vs Gipslis, 1971 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Veli sac again
M Gurevich vs Velimirovic, 1985
(A56) Benoni Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Reckless Nimzo
I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E35) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed, 19 moves, 0-1

giving queen for fork
Barbero vs U Rueetschi, 1987 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Italian game: 6.Na6
Korchnoi vs Bronstein, 1952 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 53 moves, 0-1

Nice idea for the KID
Stein vs Geller, 1966 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

English game: four knight variation
Timman vs Karpov, 1979 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Interesting notes by Fischer
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1970  
(B40) Sicilian, 60 moves, 1-0

Black can't take the bishop
Santasiere vs B Blumin, 1939 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Impressive double rook sac
Khalifman vs Serper, 1994 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

White can't take the knight: deep sac
Hjartarson vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Gain the queen in all possible variation
Bronstein vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 1-0

Nezh vs the acc. dragon
Nezhmetdinov vs A Zaitsev, 1964 
(B27) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Great rook sac and finish
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1992 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 26 moves, 1-0

Veli pick a weird idea by Bronstein and lose!
Karpov vs Velimirovic, 1976 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 67 moves, 1-0

Dutch defense: Blackmar second gambit!
Bronstein vs Spassky, 1961 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

Nice play by Fischer on the KID
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1967 
(E92) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

Attacking while moving his king?!
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Incredible endgame skills by Capa
Janowski vs Capablanca, 1916  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

Knights are going for the queen
E Paehtz vs M Seps, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

Agressive variation of Slav defense
Morozevich vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Queen Gambit: Tarrasch
Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

Underpromoting to a bishop?!
D Tomic vs F Winzbeck, 1993 
(B83) Sicilian, 44 moves, 1-0

Tal sac his queen twice
Tal vs N Levin, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Khan impress with positional play
Sultan Khan vs Flohr, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 70 moves, 1-0

Nice defence
Oll vs Salov, 1982 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal destroy Oll
Tal vs Oll, 1986 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

No pawns but still mating
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

Rc6! : deep move
W Watson vs M Stangl, 1998 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Nice technique used by Keres
Keres vs Jansa, 1970 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 41 moves, 1-0

Karo-Kann: Karpov-Smyslov variation
Tal vs Petrosian, 1973 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

End Game: Giving the rook for passed pawns
Tal vs Bronstein, 1974 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

Bronstein playing like Karpov
Najdorf vs Bronstein, 1950 
(E72) King's Indian, 81 moves, 0-1

Interesting line in the Najdorf
Geller vs Panno, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

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