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Rookiepawn's favorite games
Compiled by Rookiepawn
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Just the ones I like!

Boris Shipov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1963 
(E83) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

O'Kelly vs P Dubinin, 1963 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 31 moves, 1-0

K Aseev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E91) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

V Osnos vs J Yuchtman, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1-0

Nezhmetdinov vs V Baskin, 1948 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

D Barua vs Gulko, 1993 
(C01) French, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

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

I Polgar vs J Trapl, 1963 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 22 moves, 1-0

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

M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 37 moves, 1-0

V Kovacevic vs S Martinovic, 1981 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 28 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

P Kranzl vs Blatny, 1991 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

McShane vs A Istratescu, 2013 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Lombardy vs J Mayer, 1963 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 1-0

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

A N Rubinsztein vs H Winkler, 1983 
(C56) Two Knights, 40 moves, 0-1

Boleslavsky vs Ufimtsev, 1944 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Murey vs Chistiakov, 1969 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 48 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs Vitiugov, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

Tal's brillant queen sac
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

Unexpected plan
Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

Acupuncture
Kamsky vs Ding Liren, 2011 
(C11) French, 40 moves, 0-1

Judit takes her time
Judit Polgar vs Anand, 1999 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Careful Planinc - a "typo" move
Vaganian vs A Planinc, 1975 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Unexpected miniature
R Runau vs Schmidt, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 16 moves, 1-0

Najdorf's KID lesson
Taimanov vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 43 moves, 0-1

Nice Dutch Leningrad
J Sieglen vs K Wesseln, 1989 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 35 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar blinfolded, rocks
Ljubojevic vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 106 moves, 0-1

Larsen's famous Q sac
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Tal against Botvinnik's Winawer, first blood!
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik playing like Tal
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Queens facing each other
Tal vs Jack Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

How to compress the King's side by MVL
M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren, 2013 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Ooops... Sudden change on the board!
Edward Holt vs T Bingamon, 1947 
(C56) Two Knights, 14 moves, 1-0

The little beat the big with high class
G Idigoras vs Panno, 1955 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Crossed swords upon the White King
Timman vs Karpov, 1984 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Very creative play from both sides
M Davletbayeva vs T Nguyen, 2014 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Sasikiran vs I Ivanisevic, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 0-1

Panno's great combo
Panno vs E Eliskases, 1957 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 50 moves, 1-0

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

No pawns!
Bronstein vs K Darga, 1964 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Impossible game...
R Steel vs NN, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Q sac + blitz!
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

White Knights dance
W Arencibia vs Jobava, 2005 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

Keres brilliant attack
Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Rosetto's Q sac
H Rossetto vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1958 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

Wandering king
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Tal being crushed in Tal's style
Kupreichik vs Tal, 1970 
(B57) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Votava vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Morra rocks!
M Muzychuk vs N Gaprindashvili, 2012 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

MVL tactics
A David vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2014 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 0-1

Wild and beautiful W attack
Mednis vs K Commons, 1974 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 26 moves, 1-0

F Vallejo Pons vs Topalov, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Dancing Queens
Anderssen vs G Neumann, 1866 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Bishop draws against 2 rooks
Adams vs D Lemos, 2011 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 84 moves, 1/2-1/2

Qun Ma vs V Rasulov, 2008 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Black King dances in awkward space
Judit Polgar vs Morozevich, 2000 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 0-1

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

N Djukic vs Caruana, 2014 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 36 moves, 0-1

G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Anand, 1991 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Z Rahman vs Yudasin, 2004 
(A15) English, 34 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov vs Ujtelky, 1964 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 75 moves, 0-1

V Ciocaltea vs L Masic, 1971 
(B57) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

King march
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

M Fierro vs J Borrellas Comellas, 1996 
(C28) Vienna Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Bring on the Dancing Horses
Qun Ma vs D Raznikov, 2014 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 10 moves, 0-1

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

Aronian vs McShane, 2012 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1872 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs J Fluvia Poyatos, 2007 
(D80) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1-0

Mamedyarov vs D Anton Guijarro, 2015 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 42 moves, 0-1

Tylkowski vs A Wojciechowski, 1931 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Sutovsky vs R Bates, 2013 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1-0

Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Wesley So plays Capablanca style
W So vs M Jurcik, 2013 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

Hort vs Alburt, 1977 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

Wahls vs S Bjarnason, 1985 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Van Wely, 1997 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

F Visier Segovia vs Tal, 1977 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 39 moves, 1-0

Unsound, but nice
N Banks vs Kashdan, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 46 moves, 1-0

Royal discoveries of a wandering King
I D Dorfman vs Tseshkovsky, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 0-1

Surprising rook
Szabo vs Adorjan, 1963 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 27 moves, 0-1

Miles vs Seirawan, 1983 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 1-0

Very long Q sac!
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Game of the millenium?
Igor Ivanov vs V Mezentsev, 2000 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

AbsoLutikov Insane
Lutikov vs Gurgenidze, 1957 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs G H Hadland, 1919 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Kg1!!
D Khismatullin vs Eljanov, 2015 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Hippomodernism
T Hillarp Persson vs Axel Smith, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

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

Hurricane
R H Steinmeyer vs N Bernstein, 1944 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Two Qs en prise
L Trent vs D Tan, 2002 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

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