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The Best Chess Games (part 2)
Compiled by Dr Esenville
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Candidates not get checkmates
Spassky vs Korchnoi, 1968 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1-0

The Gold Coin Game
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

La Regina Della Notte
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

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

A Game of Shadows
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

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

Hyper Boris
Spassky vs J H Donner, 1966 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

And just!
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Hello, Tigran!
Petrosian vs Psakhis, 1982 
(A17) English, 34 moves, 1-0

The Pearl of Wijk aan Zee
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Bishop? Queen? No problem!
S Tatai vs Karpov, 1977 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 30 moves, 0-1

Rocket Queen
J Kostro vs W Schmidt, 1968 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

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

Las Talas
Tal vs F Olafsson, 1975 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 0-1

Leipzigen
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Game over
Hertneck vs Piket, 1993
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 24 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

Was?
Karpov vs Geller, 1983 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

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

All The King's Horses
Kotov vs Bondarevsky, 1936 
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 0-1

Moto Smyslov
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

Radio Error
Botvinnik vs C H Alexander, 1946 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 38 moves, 1-0

Check's
Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Moscow, Moscow!
E Inarkiev vs Motylev, 2002 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 52 moves, 0-1

Tuk-Tuk!
V Tukmakov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 29 moves, 0-1

Andre the Giant
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

Not Bad for a Dead Man!
Tal vs Suetin, 1969 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 21 moves, 1-0

The queen is a warrior
Tal vs N Padevsky, 1963 
(C16) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

A single figure!
Leko vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 32 moves, 1-0

Hot Kramnik
Yudasin vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Shumov, no noise!
Shumov vs D Urusov, 1853 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

The Peasant's Revolt
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

Max Out
Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

Miles went 20 miles
Miles vs Adorjan, 1979 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

Taler
A Z Kapengut vs Tal, 1965 
(B44) Sicilian, 30 moves, 0-1

Funny Agzamov
G Agzamov vs Gligoric, 1983
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 47 moves, 1-0

Hopeless position with material equality
J van den Bosch vs Capablanca, 1929 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 33 moves, 0-1

He's Mikenas Crazy
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Bled to Death
Keres vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 53 moves, 0-1

Invisible Reti
Reti vs Yates, 1924 
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0

New Reti
Reti vs Lasker, 1924 
(A12) English with b3, 45 moves, 0-1

The Old Combination
Tarrasch vs Chigorin, 1893 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Geller at home
Geller vs Smyslov, 1956 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 56 moves, 0-1

Euwe Win This Time
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 45 moves, 1-0

Rook Out
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

...and pawn
Maroczy vs Bogoljubov, 1936 
(C47) Four Knights, 49 moves, 1-0

Boring Notting
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1936 
(C02) French, Advance, 81 moves, 1-0

Pawn death blow.
Levenfish vs P Romanovsky, 1933 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Stahlberg, Stahlberg...
P Romanovsky vs Stahlberg, 1935 
(A06) Reti Opening, 62 moves, 1-0

Check-mate
G Borisenko vs Simagin, 1955 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 59 moves, 0-1

K-Fed
Kasparov vs Fedorowicz, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

Topelfand
Gelfand vs Topalov, 1997 
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Little Larsen
Larsen vs Tal, 1973 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 0-1

Andras went home
Karpov vs Adorjan, 1989 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Mareuwe
Maroczy vs Euwe, 1923 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Tarrasker
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 0-1

Kargort
Karpov vs Hort, 1971 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Finally eternal rook
Alexander Petrov vs P Journoud, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

We play
Szabo vs Gligoric, 1960 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 40 moves, 0-1

Duras Shop
Duras vs Teichmann, 1906 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 64 moves, 1-0

Smirin in Smir
Kasparov vs Smirin, 1988 
(E97) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Siudad Hantom
Kramnik vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

Be polite, Lasker!
Lasker vs Blackburne, 1899 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

When Pawns Attack
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Double check!
Spassky vs Larry Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Kotkov on the rink
Nezhmetdinov vs Y Kotkov, 1957 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

Kotov Many Colors
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Red and White
Ljubojevic vs Beliavsky, 1984 
(C18) French, Winawer, 33 moves, 0-1

Huebneiras
Huebner vs J Nogueiras, 1998
(C10) French, 38 moves, 1-0

Bad Bogoljubov
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1928 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

Resheysman
Reshevsky vs G N Treysman, 1936 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

Capazowitsch
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Capankman
Capablanca vs A Brinckmann, 1929 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1-0

Torhort
E Torre vs Hort, 1974 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

It Was a Vera Good Year
Menchik vs Graf-Stevenson, 1937 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 21 moves, 1-0

Alunge
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Poluchnoi
Polugaevsky vs Korchnoi, 1980 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 73 moves, 1-0

Tugzamov
V Tukmakov vs G Agzamov, 1981
(E12) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 0-1

Krakarpov
Krasenkow vs Karpov, 2003 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 0-1

Kanomariov
Kasparov vs Ponomariov, 2003 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

Remises
Reggio vs J Mieses, 1903 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Rook, Line and Sinker
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Karsteniuk
Karjakin vs Kosteniuk, 2003 
(B32) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Fislov
F Fiorito vs Smyslov, 1990 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 0-1

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

Steigredien into the Collection
Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Martakower
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

All likes Smyslov
Keres vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 0-1

Little Combination
Petrosian vs F Visier Segovia, 1974 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Polgeev
Judit Polgar vs Bareev, 1993 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

Alubarev
Alekhine vs N Zubarev, 1915 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

It's his life
Alekhine vs M Bluemich, 1926 
(A48) King's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

So we!
Tal vs Hartston, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1-0

Karpov's tactic
Karpov vs Geller, 1981 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 33 moves, 1-0

Hall if Man
Tseshkovsky vs Khalifman, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Aljubov
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1914 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

Morphemic
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

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