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91 year old player
Koltanowski vs M Stobbe, 1994 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 56 moves, 1-0

In Fischer's book
Fischer vs K Darga, 1960 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

Spain comes from New Zealand
G Spain vs M McNabb, 2006 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 54 moves, 1-0

Only game played in 1962, last moves Na8, and white wins
Petrosian vs Teschner, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Same initials as Tartowker and Euwe
S Tavares vs M Ebeling, 1981
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

White sacrifices a rook on move six
M Lange vs NN, 1855 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Best checkmate
Molinari vs Bordais, 1979 
(B20) Sicilian, 5 moves, 0-1

Checkmate by post
A E Post vs J Mieses, 1914 
(A48) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Game ID: 1276721 (prime palindrome)
Smejkal vs A Haik, 1982 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Noted by Nimzowitsch
Albert Becker vs Nimzowitsch, 1925  
(C10) French, 61 moves, 0-1

Forced stalemate
Kasparov vs N McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anagram: A Nervy Rube
R Averby vs V M Ostroverkhov, 1967 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 22 moves, 1-0

The guy who said, "It worked!"
Einstein vs Oppenheimer, 1933 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

Short game
M Torre vs B Wall, 1971 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 4 moves, 0-1

Fischer plays Bender's move
Tal vs Fischer, 1959 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

Kasparov in New York
Kasparov vs Sting, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Sloan once drove a taxicab
S Sloan vs R Loong, 1989 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Turing used a paper and a pencil
A Turing vs A Glennie, 1952  
(C26) Vienna, 29 moves, 0-1

The letters make the pieces
Morphy vs Worrall, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 1-0

A draw by the first grandmasters
Marshall vs Alekhine, 1924 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Short Russian game played by two females
S Milliet vs I Ludwig, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Long Spanish game played by one female and Short
A Zozulia vs Short, 2007 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 0-1

Fischer starts talking
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1959 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game ID: 1133053 (362nd digit of pi)
I Stohl vs Seirawan, 1990 
(B06) Robatsch, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky beat a grandmaster
Janowski vs Reshevsky, 1922 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 65 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs TV viewers
Kasparov vs TV viewers, 1991 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 27 moves, 1-0

Two of the same colored bishops (non-consecutive)
A Reshko vs O Kaminsky, 1972 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 71 moves, 1-0

Two short females, one from India
G Mammadzada vs I Furtado, 2007 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

Final position has a cross
Koblents vs Keres, 1945 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Anagram: Torrent Shirt, and White wins
H Rittner vs S Bernstein, 1965 
(B35) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4, 54 moves, 1-0

Line: Do or Die, Song: As Time Goes By, Film: Casablanca (1942)
H Bogart vs NN, 1933 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

25.Bd6!
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

Kasparov was good as a child
L Christiansen vs Kasparov, 1982 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

The black king has no room at Marriott hotel
Blackburne vs A Marriott, 1871 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0

White has four letters in his full name and nineteen moves
L Wu vs P Michalik, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 19 moves, 1-0

Double check and mate in one move
Blitz 5 vs Belle, 1978  
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 0-1

Two players draw one
Lynch / Blixen vs Lasker, 1910 
(B33) Sicilian, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game started at 3:47 PM and ended at 4:32 PM
Tringov vs Fischer, 1965 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 22 moves, 0-1

The second immortal draw, just not a draw
M Wind vs T Winckelmann, 1993 
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1-0

Anagram: A Mindful Arbiter
DeFirmian vs Alburt, 1988 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 70 moves, 0-1

First accurate analysis
Dus Chotimirsky vs J Mieses, 1909  
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sixty-two letters in players' names added up
Znosko-Borovsky vs C G M Watson, 1922  
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 48 moves, 1-0

Queen hunt, possibly analyzed
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

"Come and take them"
L Kokkinos vs E Paoli, 1979 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

14 letter White's name, 42 move game, played in 1994
Waitzkin vs D Levitt, 1994
(C01) French, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Technically Gunsberg vs Chigron
Mephisto vs Chigorin, 1883 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1-0

16 moves
Berliner vs R Ault, 1959 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 16 moves, 1-0

Female beats computer
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Dappet, 1995 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Pelikan plays the Bird's Opening
Pelikan vs P Bohosiewicz, 1936 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

Erkel's also a composer
F Erkel vs L Spitzer, 1858 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Skipped due to toilet issues
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 0-1

Mors makes a queen sacrifice
M Rotova vs P Mors, 1992 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Walt Whitman
W Wittmann vs Pavasovic, 1996 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 63 moves, 1-0

From went from Denmark to Paris to play
M S From vs Loyd, 1867 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Anagram: Small lit room
Oll vs Ulibin, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 1-0

World Champion in a Zugzwang
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

Fischerandom
Leko vs Adams, 2001 
(000) Chess variants, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Killing the messenger
D Weir vs J Messenger, 1951 
(C57) Two Knights, 11 moves, 1-0

Game ID: 1257207 (numbers you can double to make shapes)
A Kveinys vs Lim Yee Weng, 2002 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

"Many are called, but few are chosen"
Adams vs Kasimdzhanov, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 60 moves, 0-1

Lost because he had no knight
Morphy vs J Thompson, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 46 moves, 0-1

Game ID: 1048576 (4 to the power of 10)
Geller vs Smyslov, 1952 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 58 moves, 0-1

First French Defence
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C01) French, Exchange, 12 moves, 1-0

Noted by Tartakower
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

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