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The All-Time Classics
Compiled by Bubo bubo
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The timeless masterpieces of chess everyone ought to know.

Old in Chess
Castellvi vs Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Triumvirate of Pawns
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

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

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

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

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

Another Morphy Classic!
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

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

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

Double (!) Queen Sac
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893 
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0

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

Pillsbury's Masterpiece
Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

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

Deadly Double Check
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

Genuine or not - a Classic!
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

The Pearl of Zandvoort
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

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

The Game of the Century
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

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

From Russia With Love
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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