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sorokahdeen's Games I don't Understand Yet
Compiled by sorokahdeen
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Games that make me say, "what on earth is going on here."

This game is pretty high-level. Why did it go this way?
R Sanguineti vs C Silva Sanchez, 1975
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

I think the word, "yikes!" applies.
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Capablanca Nimzo-Indian positional middlegame
M Fox vs Capablanca, 1931 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 52 moves, 0-1

Leonid Stein denies black the initiative
Stein vs Sahovic, 1971
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Tactics Galore
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

Fischer controls the light squares around his opponent's king
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1963 
(E61) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

Tal's Festival of Reduced-Material Fireworks
Tal vs Zwaigzne, 1952 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Very Nice Positional Crush by White
A Lastin vs K Maslak, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

Anand is very good for move-counting pracetice
Anand vs Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

An interesting game with actual themes to it...
Gelfand vs A Graf, 2003 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Another festival of tactics
Gelfand vs Salov, 1996 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Capablanca crushes Treybal
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Homer nods, Alekhine blows it
Alekhine vs S Erdelyi, 1931 
(B40) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Petrosian in a Miniature... weird
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

A very simple, almost perfect game for white.
H Weichert vs N Bloch, 1972 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1-0

I love this game especially the annotation...
J Rohl vs Abd Al Sattar Albadri, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 18 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Whoa! Festival of Tactical fireworks
Tarjan vs Ljubojevic, 1969 
(B56) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

Roaring Initiative based on a premature opening of lines
Granda Zuniga vs L Rojas, 2004 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 32 moves, 1-0

Karpov Reactor Shutdown
Portisch vs Karpov, 1978 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 40 moves, 0-1

Beautiful Time Illustration by Karpov
Karpov vs Timman, 1993 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 33 moves, 1-0

Karpov Tears Topalov a new one
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

interesting King's Indian Attack
M Piskur vs B Klein, 2012 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

cool game by Polgar
Judit Polgar vs Svidler, 2005 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 30 moves, 1-0

Whoa!
Wang Hao vs Nakamura, 2012 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 47 moves, 1-0

Interference sac from hell
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

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