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Arcus' favorite games
Compiled by Arcus
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Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

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

Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 41 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 42 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 35 moves, 0-1

Judit Polgar vs F Berkes, 2003 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

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

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

Anand vs Bologan, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

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

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

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

Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

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

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

Sicilian trap
Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Nimzowitsch vs Alapin, 1914  
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Tartakower vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C45) Scotch Game, 50 moves, 0-1

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

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

Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

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

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

Kamsky vs Mamedyarov, 2013 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Greek gift sacrifice
E Schallopp vs Gossip, 1890 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Q-side breakthrough
Rozentalis vs R Appel, 1993 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

ACommonTrap-one
Vaganian vs Psakhis, 1982
(A22) English, 24 moves, 0-1

ACommonTrap-two
Timman vs Yusupov, 1987 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 29 moves, 1-0

ACommonTrap-three
Wang Hao vs C Balogh, 2007 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 37 moves, 1-0

ACommonTrap-four
Aronian vs Svidler, 2006 
(D80) Grunfeld, 24 moves, 0-1

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

Knight Kamikaze - one
Nunn vs Kiril D Georgiev, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

Knight Kamikaze-two
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

Sicilian sac attack
Velimirovic vs J Sofrevski, 1965 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Siberian Trap - one
P F Johner vs Tartakower, 1928 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 15 moves, 0-1

Siberian Trap - two
Szabo vs Kotov, 1946 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 30 moves, 1-0

Semi-smothered mate
Yermolinsky vs E Tate, 2001 
(A43) Old Benoni, 9 moves, 1-0

Knight deflection at d7
Simagin vs Razuvaev, 1967 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 32 moves, 1-0

Knight deflection at d7 - again!
Zeng Chongsheng vs Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy, 2013 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Greek gift
Polugaevsky vs Tal, 1969 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 37 moves, 1-0

Queen's Indian- King's End
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Minority attack - Q and R
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1921  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

QID - Anand attack
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Endgame Classic
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

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