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GumboGambit's favorite games
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Corkscrew CounterGambit pays off for Blackburne
Gamman vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 0-1

CCG strikes again
Carapelli vs F Young, 1874 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 13 moves, 0-1

The Legendary Mrs. F trips up The Turk
Mrs. F vs The Turk, 1827 
(C00) French Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Crazy Consultation Contest during Cruise to Cambridge Springs
Lasker / Chigorin / Marshall / Tei vs Janowski / Marco / Schlechter / La, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

Pyramid Scheme
Ujesi vs Rhamses, 1912 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 31 moves, 1-0

The Dark Knight Surprises
P Ware vs J S Ryan, 1880 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 81 moves, 0-1

Clash of World Champions
Kasparov vs Carlsen, 2004 
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Not Exactly Rocket Science
Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Unheralded Nezh Gem
G Garcia vs Nezhmetdinov, 1964 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 35 moves, 0-1

Farewell Planinc
A Planinc vs J Bielczyk, 1979 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 48 moves, 0-1

Donut Game
A Planinc vs M Bjelajac, 1979 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Delightful Debut of the Dilworth Attack
Caravage vs Placais, 1870 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 23 moves, 0-1

1st Draw
T Bowdler vs Philidor, 1783 
(B20) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Afternoon Daulyte
D Cornette vs A Stefanova, 2013 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Busch-Gass Crisis
K Torotoova vs M Jambrich, 1999 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Dark Side of the Munoz
J L Munoz vs Grischuk, 2012 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 36 moves, 0-1

The Massacre at Paris
Alekhine vs Opocensky, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Long-Term Planinc
Ljubojevic vs A Planinc, 1971 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1

Rat Race
Bacrot vs Topalov, 2000 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 33 moves, 0-1

The Wrath of Kan
Kan vs Botvinnik, 1930 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Nuclear Vessels
Topalov vs Ivanchuk, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 0-1

Wreck Ya' Vik
Korchnoi vs Stefansson, 2000 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 0-1

Brains and Bronstein
Pachman vs Bronstein, 1946 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 31 moves, 0-1

Shoot From the Hippo
Nezhmetdinov vs Ujtelky, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 75 moves, 0-1

Hail to the Viktor
Fischer vs Korchnoi, 1962 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Preston To Action
P Ware vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Slim and Nunn
S Bouaziz vs Nunn, 1987 
(E92) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

Xu String Tkachiev
Xu Jun vs Tkachiev, 2001 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 82 moves, 1-0

Open All Knight
R Hendriks vs J Cebula, 2013 
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Just Say Nona
M Lazarevic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1961 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

Adamant Ivkov
Ivkov vs D Ciric, 1963 
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov Has No Age
Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 41 moves, 1-0

Tamaz On Prime
Robson vs T Gelashvili, 2013 
(B07) Pirc, 37 moves, 0-1

Dutch Crunch
Weenink vs Euwe, 1923
(A80) Dutch, 32 moves, 0-1

Going Rogoff
Huebner vs K Rogoff, 1972  
(A15) English, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Acs and Yue Shall Receive
Acs vs Wang Yue, 2006 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

Reti Steady Go
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

It's Albin Takin' Karpov
A Planinc vs Karpov, 1973 
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

I Sing The Body Aleksic
Nenad Aleksic vs L Ortega, 2001 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 24 moves, 1-0

Batch Commands
T Batchimeg vs Yifan Hou, 2013 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Full Metal Jacket
Z Gyimesi vs L Diebl, 2011 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mikenas Work Overtime
Alekhine vs V Mikenas, 1937 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 64 moves, 0-1

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