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Kryptops' favorite games
Compiled by Kryptops
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"Blows gaining tempo... a sparkling finish." (Euwe)
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Stunning sacrifices... smother mate...
Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Early rook sacrifice... gaining a queen... insane precision...
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Fischer... 13 years old... queen sacrifice...
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

"God of the gods"
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

The Fischer trap!
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Young Fischers brilliancy!
Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Fischer with his Kings Indian.
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Instructive game... precise endgame...
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Invention of the Marshall gambit... but the adversary...
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

A strategic masterpiece!
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 68 moves, 0-1

"Was this a human?!"
Capablanca vs O Bernstein, 1914 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1-0

"The Triple Queen Sacrifice"
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Imaginative genius.
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Imortal blindfold game!
Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

"Avian double bishop sacrifice"
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

"Double a3 rook sacrifice!"
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

A higher league to all the adversary!
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Bishop decoy.
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

"King invader."
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Ancient classic.
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Beyond time.
NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

..finsh..one of the most remarkable positions in the 19th cent.
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

The game lasted 14 hours!
Saint Amant vs Staunton, 1843 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

"An unusually elegant finish..." (Euwe)
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

A brilliant combination!
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

A beautifull mate!
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

The famous queen sacrifice.
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

"Fury of a Tiger"
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Gruenfeld vs Alekhine, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1927 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Euwe, 1937 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Fine vs Fischer, 1963 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 0-1

Keene vs E Fielder, 1964  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs B Hoenlinger, 1929 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 25 moves, 1-0

A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs J B Bednarski, 1966 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 1-0

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

Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2014 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs Aronian, 2014 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 66 moves, 1-0

G Chandler vs R Kynoch, 1981 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs Aronian, 2014 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 1-0

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

Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

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