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My 50 Years in Chess
Compiled by parisattack
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Through my 50 years in chess, certain games have stood out. These are some of them which I continue to enjoy playing over time-and-time-again, including more recent parties up to the present day.

Board with Excitement
Keres vs A Tarnowski, 1952 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Triumph die Hypermoderne Schachpartie
Reti vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 50 moves, 1-0

Sometimes Brilliance is More than Skin Deep
Kasparov vs Ivanchuk, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 24 moves, 1-0

Beware Passive Play - Especially as White
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

The Two Bs
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

The Larsen Variation
F Olafsson vs Larsen, 1959 
(B33) Sicilian, 51 moves, 0-1

My Favorite Defence
Savon vs Gurgenidze, 1971 
(B06) Robatsch, 38 moves, 0-1

Like Stern Played the Violin - So Botvinnik the English
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1964 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 63 moves, 1-0

Chess is a Simple Game
Fischer vs Julio Bolbochan, 1962  
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

How to Break the Benoni Fever
Gligoric vs Matulovic, 1967 
(A73) Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O, 42 moves, 1-0

Last of the Power Players - Or First of Their Return?
Mamedyarov vs Nakamura, 2012 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1-0

The Benoni Addiction
Polugaevsky vs Stein, 1965 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

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

'French Players are a Breed Apart.'
Bogoljubov vs Reti, 1923 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 0-1

The Other Way to Play the French
F Olafsson vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C16) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 0-1

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

The Modern Hypermodern
Larsen vs Geller, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

A Drop of Poison
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Kids, Don't Try This at Home
A Brinckmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 39 moves, 0-1

The First Power Player
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

"I Do Tactics, Too!"
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Tiger's Milk
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 58 moves, 1-0

Bedazzled
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Yours Truly, The Boa Constrictor
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Centralize the Rooks!
Karpov vs Polugaevsky, 1974 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Please, take my queen!
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Simple development can be a wonderful thing
Tal vs Miles, 1981 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 1-0

'When I am White...'
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

The Steinitz Attack
Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1876 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

The Double Fianchetto
Stein vs R Hartoch, 1969 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

The Spassky Battery
Spassky vs Y Nikolaevsky, 1963 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

Pioneers are the Ones with the Arrows in their Backs
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1863 
(B06) Robatsch, 22 moves, 1-0

Weak Squares and Mighty Knights, Bishops, Rooks and Queens
Carlsen vs Harikrishna, 2013 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Central Pawns - Better Late Than Early
M Basman vs A J Whiteley, 1973 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Cry Me a River
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A10) English, 34 moves, 0-1

A Workmanlike Performance
Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, 1894  
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

KIA - Textbook Example
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Flohr at his Finest
Flohr vs Botvinnik, 1933 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 69 moves, 1-0

The Nakamura Knight
Carlsen vs Nakamura, 2013 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Patent Mamedyarov
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2010 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 48 moves, 1-0

Flipped Hippo
Blatny vs L Kotan, 2005
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

The Geometry of Chess, Part 1
Psakhis vs Geller, 1982 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 24 moves, 0-1

The Suttles System
Suttles vs Benko, 1974 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

Father of the Closed Sicilian
Smyslov vs G Ilivitsky, 1952 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Power Play - Alekhine Style
Alekhine vs Yates, 1924 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Position Play - Alekhine Style
Alekhine vs Reti, 1924 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 44 moves, 1-0

New Ideas in Chess
Staunton vs Saint Amant, 1843 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

Petrosian Out-Petrosianed
Petrosian vs Larsen, 1966 
(A16) English, 61 moves, 0-1

The Flash of a Mighty Surprise
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Simple Chess
Smyslov vs I Rudakovsky, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

The Magician From Zolotonosha
Tal vs Boleslavsky, 1958 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 51 moves, 0-1

The Gligoric Variation
E Eliskases vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 42 moves, 0-1

Play it again, Sammy
Botvinnik vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 42 moves, 0-1

Grandmaster Geller at the Chessboard
Geller vs Velimirovic, 1971 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 50 moves, 1-0

Fine Form
Fine vs Flohr, 1938 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik Out-Botvinnik'ed
Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1933 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Strategy and Tactics
Stoltz vs K Richter, 1941 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Knights and Bishops
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 1-0

Capablanca-Style
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 0-1

A Power Play Classic
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1904 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

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

'Winning Chess' in One Diagram
Mamedyarov vs S Shoker, 2013 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Black is OK
Koblents vs Keres, 1947 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

The Chess Style of Bobby Fischer
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Zap! Bang! Pow!
Maroczy vs Charousek, 1896 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

Three Moves Ahead
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

Reality is Only Skin Deep
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Power Player
Geller vs Hecht, 1973
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 24 moves, 1-0

Paul Lopez
Hort vs Keres, 1961 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Ruy Keres
Keres vs Alekhine, 1937 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

Winning a Won Game
Janowski vs Capablanca, 1916  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 46 moves, 0-1

De Pawn! De Pawn!
N Bakulin vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Clash of the Titans
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B57) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Spanish Torture
Teichmann vs Schlechter, 1911 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Swiss Watch
E Nikolic vs Fischer, 1968 
(A10) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian: The Second Season
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Why Lasker Matters
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Defensive Technique
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

1, 2, 3 ...Lift!
Karpov vs I Rogers, 1983 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

Nikitin Withdrawal
Geller vs Nikitin, 1959
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 55 moves, 1-0

The Double-Punch in the Sicilian
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1949 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 46 moves, 0-1

Romanishin's Opening
Romanishin vs G Timoshchenko, 2000
(A04) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

D-E-F-E-N-S-E
Charousek vs Maroczy, 1897 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Extraterrestrial
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Extraterrestrial - The Sequel
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 33 moves, 1-0

The Art of Attack
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik Plays the English
Botvinnik vs A Dueckstein, 1958 
(A22) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Attacking the Center
Karpov vs Miles, 1980  
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 46 moves, 0-1

The Saemisch-Lopez
Duras vs M Lange, 1904 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

More Simple Chess
Yusupov vs P Scheeren, 1983 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

I Play the Pieces
Gligoric vs Portisch, 1968 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 32 moves, 1-0

The Spielmann Setup
Spielmann vs Przepiorka, 1906 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Over-Provocation
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

The French Center
Yates vs Maroczy, 1923 
(C14) French, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

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

My Kingdom for a Horse
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Minority Attack Explained
Larry Evans vs H Opsahl, 1950 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 81 moves, 1-0

Pawns as Battering Rams
S Mariotti vs Gligoric, 1969 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

How to Play Against the Dutch Defense
Schlechter vs W John, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

The Road to the King
Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Ulf's Way
Robert E Byrne vs Ulf Andersson, 1979 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 41 moves, 0-1

Home Cooking
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Winning the Old-Fashioned Way
Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1907 
(A06) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 0-1

Max'ed Out
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1934 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

Another Touch of Jiu-Jitsu
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Morphy's the One
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

The Magician from Tiflis
Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Kampf
Lasker vs Rubinstein, 1914 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1-0

Exploiting a Weakness
J H Donner vs Fischer, 1966 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 0-1

The New American Power Player
Nakamura vs Aronian, 2014 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

Clash of the Titans
Lasker vs Schlechter, 1910  
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 71 moves, 1-0

Why Tarrasch Matters
Tarrasch vs E Thorold, 1890 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

Multiverse of Combinations
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Fire and Ice
Shirov vs Svidler, 2009 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

Conjuring the Advantage
M Mukhin vs Huebner, 1972
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 63 moves, 1-0

A Day at the Office
J Perlis vs Alekhine, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 49 moves, 1-0

Hungarian Rhapsody
Portisch vs Larsen, 1972 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

My Way
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1975 
(B44) Sicilian, 79 moves, 0-1

Bedazzled
Taimanov vs Larsen, 1970 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Endgame Magic
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

Day in the Sun
Kashdan vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

The Tal Formula
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik!
Botvinnik vs Petrosian, 1963 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1-0

Lightening on the Board
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 1-0

How to Play the Endgame in Chess
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1908 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 55 moves, 1-0

The Estonian Torture
Keres vs Gligoric, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 45 moves, 1-0

The French According to Korchnoi
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1977 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 0-1

Originality in Chess
Petrosian vs Taimanov, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

Karpov on the Caro-Kann - I
Karpov vs Larsen, 1978 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 58 moves, 1-0

Karpov on the Caro-Kann - II
Spassky vs Karpov, 1974 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 56 moves, 0-1

Before Gligoric We Did Not Understand the Mar del Plata
Najdorf vs Gligoric, 1953 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 48 moves, 0-1

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

The Art of Calculation in Chess
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

The Geometry of Chess - Part 2
Pachman vs Bronstein, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

Making it Look Easy
Colle vs Bogoljubov, 1930 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

The King is a Strong Piece
Browne vs Smyslov, 1982 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

A Modern Classic
Ding Liren vs Ni Hua, 2009 
(D85) Grunfeld, 35 moves, 1-0

Petrosian's Legacy
Petrosian vs Aronin, 1961  
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Petrosian's Way
Huebner vs Petrosian, 1971 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 0-1

Open Lines
Tal vs Podgaets, 1970 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

More Petrosian Magic
Petrosian vs S Bouaziz, 1982 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Schlechter the Power Player
Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

A Lesson in Chess Strategy
Teichmann vs O Bernstein, 1909 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1-0

A Smyslov Brilliancy
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

A Thousand Eyes
Kasparov vs Salov, 1989 
(A15) English, 29 moves, 1-0

Slugfest
Duras vs Spielmann, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 26 moves, 1-0

The Zukertort Setup
Zukertort vs S Rosenthal, 1880 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 59 moves, 1-0

It's a New Day, It's a New Way
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 0-1

The Geometry of Chess, Part 3
Polugaevsky vs Hort, 1976 
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

The Geometry of Chess, Part 4
Ni Hua vs Le Quang Liem, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Board with Russian Excitement
Alekhine vs Keres, 1942 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 56 moves, 1-0

Steamrolled by a Pawnroller
V Inkiov vs Psakhis, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 1-0

Pawn Mines
Y Kuzubov vs A Kowsarinia, 2014 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

I Get Around
L Christiansen vs Huebner, 1982
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

Mastered by Mieses
J Mieses vs Janowski, 1900 
(C26) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Three Coins in the Fountain
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Alekhine Out Alekhine'd
Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1926 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Bad Shape
Tal vs Kupreichik, 1970 
(B27) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Another Board with Excitement
Keres vs G Barcza, 1950 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

The Queen is a Strong Piece
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

The Geometry of Chess - Part 5
Tal vs Petrosian, 1975 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Plays Chess
Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Tal's Board with Excitement
Tal vs Keres, 1973 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 44 moves, 1-0

Browne's Best
Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Why Steinitz Matters
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

The Promise of a Prodigy
Yanofsky vs Uhlmann, 1962 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

The Duras Variation
Duras vs Swiderski, 1908 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 1-0

The Bremen System
Carls vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A22) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Early Leko
Leko vs Short, 1996
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

Take My Bishops, Please!
Kashdan vs O Tenner, 1934
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

The Pearl of Danzhou
Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 
(B40) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Bobby! Bobby!
Fischer vs Ivkov, 1966 
(B40) Sicilian, 29 moves, 1-0

Later Leko
Leko vs Naiditsch, 2014 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 50 moves, 1-0

Poly Sci
Nezhmetdinov vs Polugaevsky, 1961 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 0-1

He's So Fine
Fine vs Alekhine, 1938 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 46 moves, 1-0

Cuba Libre
Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 1-0

A Kasparov Masterpiece
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

The Two Bishops
Ding Liren vs Gelfand, 2015 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

Beating the Benoni
Gligoric vs Velimirovic, 1966 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

A Nose for Combinations
Tal vs Geller, 1967 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

The King Take a Long Walk
Navara vs R Wojtaszek, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 48 moves, 1-0

Mister Meises, Master Mieses
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

A Lesson with the Black Pieces
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1987 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 32 moves, 0-1

Dynamics of Chess Strategy
V Kovacevic vs Jansa, 1973 
(D91) Grunfeld, 5.Bg5, 25 moves, 0-1

Endgame Lesson
E R Lundin vs Yanofsky, 1948 
(A04) Reti Opening, 76 moves, 0-1

Let the Revolution Begin!
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Clash of the Titans
Carlsen vs Anand, 2008 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 0-1

Geller Plays the English
Geller vs Flohr, 1954 
(A22) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Shak Attack!
Mamedyarov vs Caruana, 2015 
(E61) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Svidler the Hypermodern
Svidler vs Karjakin, 2015 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Kramnik and the Catalan
Kramnik vs Navara, 2008 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 33 moves, 1-0

Gunned Down
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

...When I am Black...
Dus Chotimirsky vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Sicilian Love Reversed
Polugaevsky vs Huebner, 1982
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 55 moves, 1-0

Morphy on the Endgame
Morphy vs Harrwitz, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch and His Attack
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926 
(A06) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Huebner Plays the Spanish
Huebner vs Portisch, 1986 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

A Modern Masterpiece
W So vs Ding Liren, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 60 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch Plays the Tarrasch
H Wolf vs Tarrasch, 1923 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 51 moves, 0-1

Breaking Into Fort Knox
Spassky vs O'Kelly, 1969 
(C10) French, 44 moves, 1-0

Positional Play
G Sargissian vs Grischuk, 2015 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Boris Spassky, Power Player
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

The Magician From Bila Tserkva
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(A91) Dutch Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

The French Pawns In The Endgame (cf. Evans, MCO 10)
Nijboer vs Ni Hua, 2006
(C11) French, 51 moves, 0-1

Bam!
Ding Liren vs W So, 2016 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Strategy and Technique
Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2016 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

Rollin' Rollin' Rollin, Keep Those Doggies Rollin'
A Goganov vs A Ipatov, 2016
(D80) Grunfeld, 37 moves, 1-0

Shall We Dance?
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

Karpov on the Attack
Karpov vs Salov, 1993 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 33 moves, 1-0

Smooth...
Ulf Andersson vs F Kuijpers, 1971 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Grandmaster Geller at the Chessboard
Geller vs Smyslov, 1952 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 22 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik on the Endgame
Botvinnik vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1958 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 78 moves, 1-0

Black is OK
Botvinnik vs Bronstein, 1951 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Petrosian the Hypermodern
K Langeweg vs Petrosian, 1973 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 51 moves, 0-1

Endgame Virtuoso
Karpov vs Hort, 1979 
(A15) English, 57 moves, 1-0

Grischuk Channels Botvinnik
Grischuk vs Anand, 2015 
(A20) English, 54 moves, 1-0

Perfect English
Aronian vs A Giri, 2016 
(A20) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Sammy!
Reshevsky vs Averbakh, 1953 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Power Play
A Riazantsev vs D Bocharov, 2016 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 28 moves, 1-0

Petrosian's Pawn Storm
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Petrosian Maneuvers
Petrosian vs Hug, 1972 
(A04) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

Dance, Dance, Dance
A Giri vs Granda Zuniga, 2013 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

Dizzy
Carlsen vs R Wojtaszek, 2017 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Petrosian the Power Player
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Logical Chess
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1931 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Petrosian the Power Player
Petrosian vs Estrin, 1968 
(A21) English, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Vive La France
A Rombaldoni vs A Kovacevic, 2014
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

Grandmaster Flohr at the Chessboard
Feigin vs Flohr, 1937 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Smackdown
G Jones vs V Dobrov, 2017 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Pawns as Battering Rams - Redux
Mamedyarov vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

White to Play and Win
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Kramnik on Fire
Kramnik vs M Bluebaum, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

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