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DIVINE & MEMORABLE CHESS GAMES # PART 1
Compiled by ZHHaNiVe
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Games chosen!!
by Vincent Suriawinata

"Lose with grace and resign in a timely manner. If you are a lot of material down and don't have sufficient compensation, it is time to lay down your arms. This way you show your respect for both chess and your opponent." --- Svetlana Matveeva

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

TRICKS ARE FOR KIDS
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1

VLAD THE IMPALED
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

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

THE GAME OF THE CENTURY
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

XTREME CHESS
E Liu vs A Barnett, 2012 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 27 moves, 1-0

LAGRAVE UNDERTAKING
R Fontaine vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

THE QUADRUPLE QUEEN & DOUBLE ROOK SACRIFICE
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

100 YEAR OLD SCOTCH
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

G FORCE
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

SOOS-SUSSUDIO
Soos vs Geller, 1962 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

A KNIGHT IN CAPABLANCA
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

A CORUS LINE
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

PETROFIED
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

KIDS PLAY THE DARNDEST THINGS
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

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

WALKING TAL
Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

THE END OF THE WORLD
The World vs Kosteniuk, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 0-1

THE GOLD COIN GAME
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

DIVINE ANDERSSEN
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

NEZLY DONE!
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

RETI OR NOT, HERE I COME
Reti vs Lasker, 1908 
(C56) Two Knights, 15 moves, 0-1

A NIGHT IN TUNISIA
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

VLAD TO THE BONE
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

PHI BETA CAPA
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

THE PEARL OF WIJK AAN ZEE
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

BRUSSEL ROUTS
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

THE BRILLIANCY PRIZE
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
Tal vs Jack Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

THE EVERGREEN PARTIE
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

A FINE LINE
Fischer vs Fine, 1963 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 17 moves, 1-0

MAMED SAID KNOCK YOU OUT
Mamedyarov vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

BORIS BAD & OFF
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

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

THE DA VISHY CODE
Anand vs Bologan, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

ETUDE IN G7
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

THE SMERSH GAMBIT
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

NOVELTY GIFT
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

TARRASCH THE THOUGHT
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

THIS IS SPARTAK!
E Terpugov vs Petrosian, 1957 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

A THING OF THE PASSED
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

FRENCH TOAST
Kasparov vs Short, 1994 
(C11) French, 32 moves, 1-0

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

OBVIOUS & HIDDEN
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

WHO SHAKS FIRST, WINS
Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

WEATHERING THE STORM
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 0-1

NO BUTZE ABOUT IT
G Bauermann vs R Butze, 1979 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 18 moves, 0-1

BIELISIMA!
Anand vs Lautier, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

BROKEN HJARTED
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

21 IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

PLAYING AGAINST EINSTEIN THEORY
Fischer vs Tal, 1961 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

TARTAR SAUCE
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

PINSPIRATION
Yusupov vs Shirov, 2012 
(A48) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

THE IMMORTAL DRAW
Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

A LONG WALK OFF A SHORT PEER
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

LAST DANCE
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

PILLSBURY D'OH
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

ALL DRESSED UP & NOWHERE TO GO
Short vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(C94) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

ICH BIN EIN BERLINER
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

MAXIMUS WINS THE CROWD
Morozevich vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 76 moves, 0-1

DOUBLE BISHOP SACRIFICE
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1994 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 1-0

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

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886  
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

INDONESIA RAYA
Baburin vs Adianto, 1993 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 0-1

A MOVE LATE & A DOLLAR SHORT
Korchnoi vs Petrosian, 1974 
(A17) English, 51 moves, 1-0

SCHEVE CREAMED
Marshall vs Von Scheve, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

DIRECT CONTACT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
Fischer vs Uhlmann, 1970  
(C15) French, Winawer, 29 moves, 1-0

MIKHAIL NAVY
Tal vs Koblents, 1957 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

KING LEER
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 68 moves, 0-1

BAKED A LASKER
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

A BENT PIN
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

KRAMBERRY SAUCE
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

TARTA COWERS
Nimzowitsch vs Tartakower, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

SVIDLER ON THE ROOF
Svidler vs Topalov, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 1-0

ROAMIN' ORTHODOX
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

BONN FIRE
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 35 moves, 0-1

TAL TALES
Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

MEGA MAN
Wang Hao vs S Megaranto, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

AN ANGEL GETS HIS WINGS
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

VISHY PAWN A STAR
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

ROOK BEFORE YOU LEAP
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

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