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Trust your intuition. Tal would have approved!
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15...Nxf2! starts a 17-move sequence (21...Rxf3+!, 28...Re4!)
D Zagorskis vs Sadler, 1998 
(A10) English, 32 moves, 0-1

Queen-sac with 28.g6!! won the Best Game for Bundesliga 2016!
J Duda vs G Gajewski, 2016 
(B50) Sicilian, 78 moves, 1-0

Aronian's superb 9.Nxb5?! leads to 27.Bxe7+! and 28.Rxd5!!
Aronian vs V Popov, 2005 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Awe-ronian is left with only Rook and Queen on savage king hunt
Aronian vs A Volokitin, 2008 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Kramnik's 17.Be7!! starts a 24-move sequence of domination!
Kramnik vs D Vocaturo, 2016 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 41 moves, 1-0

23.Qxa4!! begins the annihilation of the King in the center!
P Bersamina vs T Taalaibekov, 2016 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 30 moves, 1-0

15...Qxd1+! gets R+N and a King that won't find shelter.
Pachman vs Petrosian, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 36 moves, 0-1

19...0-0! sacs Queen but White King perishes on an empty board.
Kupreichik vs Gipslis, 1972 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

12...Bh3! clears the path for the Rooks to keep King on center.
W Schmidt vs A Kuligowski, 1978 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Remembrance of Bobotsov-Tal with the King stuck in the center!
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Queen sac for ONLY 2 pieces and a long fight. Newborn classic!
B Ider vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 0-1

17.Nxh5 sacs Queen for an interesting attack (Missed 26...Qf2!)
K Treybal vs F Kafka, 1921 
(B01) Scandinavian, 39 moves, 1-0

S Smagin vs Sahovic, 1990 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Kholmov vs Lutikov, 1976 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Azmaiparashvili, 2003 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Morozevich vs Leko, 2012 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 42 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs LaMothe/Blanchard/Cartier/Manseau/, 1923 
(B06) Robatsch, 33 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs M Bobotsov, 1960 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 49 moves, 1-0

16.Qxc8+! leads to fantastic 56-move struggle w/ 3 passed Pawns
Janowski vs Ed. Lasker, 1924 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

Speculative 15...Ne5! punishes White's careless opening play
W So vs Aronian, 2015 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

"Chessboard Magic!" composers never composed such middlegame.
F Hermann vs H Hussong, 1930 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

15...h5!! sacs Knight for the sake of brutal attack on g-h file
Wang Hao vs S Megaranto, 2007 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Shen Yang vs Zhou Jianchao, 2005 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 114 moves, 0-1

13.Qxc8+?! Sac traps King in center and movilises the reserves
M Petrosyan vs S Pavlov, 2017 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

24.Nxg4! blows King's shelter who perishes after ten moves.
Keres vs E Walther, 1964 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 36 moves, 1-0

Queen sac with a nice windmill forces a winning endgame
L'Ami vs Van Wely, 2017 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 45 moves, 1-0

Insane Queen sac leads to a -almost- positional domination.
Ashley vs Weeramantry, 1991 
(B06) Robatsch, 30 moves, 1-0

B Zueger vs Kasparov, 1987 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

Tal-fashioned 14.Nxe6!? in the Sicilian it's still raging today
K Shirazi vs C Kleijn, 2006 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 29 moves, 1-0

18...Nd5!! empowers pawn chain and positional domination
M Fette vs B Perenyi, 1985 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 0-1

L Dominguez vs Radjabov, 2004 
(B30) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1-0

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