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The Best Chess Games (part 3)
Compiled by Dr Esenville
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37... R:f3!!
Marshall vs Rubinstein, 1908 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

26. R:f6!!
Stahlberg vs Nimzowitsch, 1934 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 1-0

The Master and the Ivanovic
S Makarichev vs B Ivanovic, 1977
(A22) English, 67 moves, 1-0

Akohenkin
Akopian vs Khenkin, 1994 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

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

22. Re6!!
Z Sturua vs R Kutirov, 1996 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Kasparov Crusher
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

22... Rb5!
J Sunye Neto vs L Christiansen, 1982 
(A28) English, 29 moves, 0-1

The Prodigy
Kasparov vs Larsen, 1982 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 39 moves, 1-0

Sicilian Trouble
Fischer vs Gligoric, 1959 
(B56) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

22. Rf6!
Botvinnik vs Tartakower, 1936  
(A15) English, 30 moves, 1-0

23. Rf6!
Spassky vs Geller, 1968 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Lasker Says, Lasker Does...
Lasker vs Pirc, 1935 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

Nezhmettal
Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

I Wanna Play Like Spassky
L Vizantiadis vs Spassky, 1970 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

So Much Better...
Spassky vs Tal, 1973 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 38 moves, 0-1

Retire
Reti vs Spielmann, 1928 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

18. Rf5
Tal vs F Olafsson, 1961 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

San Lajos
Portisch vs Larsen, 1972 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 35 moves, 1-0

31. Qf3
Shirov vs Topalov, 1998 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 1-0

22. Re6
Alekhine vs H Wolf, 1922 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Steinitz's Success
Steinitz vs G MacDonnell, 1867
(B46) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Samuel Anderssen
S Rosenthal vs Anderssen, 1873
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 50 moves, 1-0

11... Rd5
Tolush vs Botvinnik, 1939 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 37 moves, 0-1

21. Re4
Tal vs Najdorf, 1960 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 26 moves, 1-0

20. Rd7
Ravinsky vs Panov, 1943 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 36 moves, 1-0

Moscow Murder
V Tukmakov vs Razuvaev, 1983 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

13.,, Rc3
N Padevsky vs Botvinnik, 1956 
(B89) Sicilian, 25 moves, 0-1

He did it, motherfucker!
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

33... Re3
Beliavsky vs Kramnik, 1997 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 34 moves, 0-1

Making Draw
Portisch vs Petrosian, 1972 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

13. Bd3
Spielmann vs Tartakower, 1909 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 1-0

Boris Bogoljubov
B Verlinsky vs Bogoljubov, 1925 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 28 moves, 1-0

Fischerman's Friend
Fischer vs Minic, 1968 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

14. Nh7
Euwe vs J J O'Hanlon, 1919 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 1-0

23. Rd7
Flohr vs Lasker, 1936 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

31... Rb3
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

Never Ever Karpov
Karpov vs Sax, 1983 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 39 moves, 1-0

24... Rg6
Gelfand vs Dreev, 1993 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 0-1

Epic Battle
Geller vs Averbakh, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 46 moves, 0-1

Leo Cleo
Stein vs R Hartoch, 1969 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 44 moves, 1-0

18. Rd4
M Gurevich vs K Lerner, 1987
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Better Than Drugs
Lautier vs Shirov, 1990 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Live from Zurich
Kasparov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

To Be Pissed Off
Judit Polgar vs Smirin, 2000 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

La Meitner
Steinitz vs Meitner, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

10-Moves Combination
F J Lee vs Lasker, 1899 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

27. Rc6
Schlechter vs G Marco, 1904 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Lasker Gonna Do
Lasker vs Duras, 1909  
(D26) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 54 moves, 1-0

Fuck 'em
Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Queen-Teros
Karpov vs Quinteros, 1973 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

'Cause He Is Tal
Tal vs Huebner, 1979 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Merciless Karpov
Karpov vs Shirov, 1992 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

33. Rd5
Tiviakov vs Adams, 1996 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

N.O.E.
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

23. Rc6
S Mariotti vs S Holm Petersen, 1975 
(B20) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

23. Re4
Sutovsky vs Nisipeanu, 1996 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

Nona, No!
N Gaprindashvili vs R Servaty, 1974 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Bravo, Bareev
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

Still Suat
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

32... g5
Gunsberg vs Chigorin, 1890 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 55 moves, 0-1

Capa-mate
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Unportisched
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Liebert Missed A Liberty
Geller vs H Liebert, 1970 
(B07) Pirc, 47 moves, 1-0

28. Rb7+
Khalifman vs Serper, 1994 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

18... Ra3
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Cobo Combo
E Cobo Arteaga vs Ivkov, 1963 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 0-1

25... Nf4
V Kovacevic vs Timman, 1984 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Rocket Rooks
Huebner vs Salov, 1989 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Epic Ending
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 75 moves, 0-1

42. Rc2
Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1946 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Streets of NY
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

67. g5
Botvinnik vs Najdorf, 1956 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 73 moves, 1-0

Go To Gulko
Speelman vs Gulko, 1988 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Collapse
Kan vs Capablanca, 1936 
(C25) Vienna, 56 moves, 0-1

Schiff...
Schiffers vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

41... Rd3
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 89 moves, 0-1

Shitty Schiffers
Lasker vs Schiffers, 1896 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 1-0

Alexander Euwe
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1936 
(C49) Four Knights, 60 moves, 0-1

Bots Over Fear
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1961 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 75 moves, 0-1

Bogo Game
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1921 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

24. Qe5
Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

25. Bg6
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

It Doesn't Matter
J Kupper vs Petrosian, 1964 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

The Razor
Razuvaev vs Uhlmann, 1975
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 29 moves, 1-0

Passed
Beliavsky vs Psakhis, 1980 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 0-1

17. Bh5
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1-0

30... b4
Blackburne vs Lasker, 1892 
(C22) Center Game, 50 moves, 0-1

A vs. B
Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1934 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

18. Be5
Portisch vs Ivkov, 1979
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Polutorre
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1989 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

18... b5
Lilienthal vs Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 0-1

Run, Flohrest, Run
Flohr vs Larsen, 1966 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

24... Ne4
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955 
(E89) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

32. Bf8+!!
Larsen vs Kavalek, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Monte-Geller
Fischer vs Geller, 1967 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

15. Bf5
Alexander Petrov vs Szymanski, 1853 
(C01) French, Exchange, 17 moves, 1-0

25... Bf2
Gligoric vs Savon, 1977
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 42 moves, 0-1

17... Bg4
Pillsbury vs Steinitz, 1894 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

34. Bb3
Simagin vs Petrosian, 1956 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 52 moves, 1-0

22. Bc7
Fischer vs A Matanovic, 1968 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

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