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Compiled by EvgeniyZh
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Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Andrew Smith vs Philidor, 1790 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

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

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

Morphy vs Worrall, 1857 
(000) Chess variants, 22 moves, 1-0

Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 77 moves, 1-0

Opera Game
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(B01) Scandinavian, 54 moves, 1-0

Mayet vs Anderssen, 1859 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Mongredien, 1862 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

de Riviere vs Morphy, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 55 moves, 1-0

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

Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Sellman, 1885 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1890 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Chigorin, 1895  
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B34) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B57) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1911 
(C10) French, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

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

Capablanca vs J Baca Arus, 1912 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

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

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

Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Immortal Zugzwang Game
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Bogoljubov vs Lasker, 1925 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

P F Johner vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 0-1

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

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

Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 0-1

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

Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Kotov vs Keres, 1950 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 33 moves, 1-0

Petrosian's 25.. Re6 exchange sacrifice
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Bronstein vs Keres, 1955 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

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

Sliwa vs Bronstein, 1957 
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0

D Byrne vs Fischer, 1957 
(A15) English, 41 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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

Stein vs Petrosian, 1961 
(C18) French, Winawer, 26 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Fischer, 1962 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Fischer, 1962 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

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

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

Korchnoi vs Geller, 1963 
(E88) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6, 56 moves, 0-1

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

Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

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

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

Fischer vs Stein, 1967 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

F Visier Segovia vs J Betancort Curbelo, 1968 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

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

Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 71 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Spassky, 1972 
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0

Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Ulf Andersson, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 1-0

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

Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1

Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

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

Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

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

Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Karpov, 1993 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 29 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

Kharlov vs Topalov, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 53 moves, 0-1

C Leotard vs N Stull, 2004 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

Aronian vs A Volokitin, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

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

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

Gelfand vs Jobava, 2011 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

A Volokitin vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Anand, 2013 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Gelfand, 2013 
(B30) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

Kramnik vs D Andreikin, 2013 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 63 moves, 1-0

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