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Collections in Idleness 2
Compiled by xajik

Part 2 of a brilliant list stuffed with startling GOTDs,fascinating king hunts,unknown brilliancies and lost immortals..

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Starting with a GOTD...
A Fritz vs J Mason, 1883  
(C13) French, 21 moves, 1-0

An opening trap against the opening master(GOTD)..
Gruenfeld vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

Triple sac ending in Boden's mate...
O Balk vs R J Barnes, 1926 
(C58) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Brilliant attacking by White!!
J R Koch vs A Hauchard, 1997 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 29 moves, 1-0

The sacrificial end!!!
P Morley vs G Crown, 1945 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

A subtle end to a sacrificial attack...
Zukertort vs Count Epoureano, 1872 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

A fascinating pawn mate....
E Vladimirov vs V Vorotnikov, 1974 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

A fabulous windmill which ends the game..
J Kourek vs P Chrz, 1994 
(E72) King's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

Knight,bishop,queen sacs for a stunning finish...(GOTD)
Y Shulman vs D Marciano, 1997 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Devastating attack!!!
J L Arnason vs Keene, 1981  
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

The sequence of death...
J E Slade vs NN, 1960 
(B58) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Well constructed destruction!!
Dreev vs Rozentalis, 1988 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 1-0

A fine ending sacrificing three pieces for a mating net!!
J M Bellon Lopez vs Smejkal, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

A fantabulous king march!!
C Formby vs E Rainieri, 1996 
(C46) Three Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

A stunning finish...(GOTD)
E J Diemer vs Schuppler, 1937 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Brilliant and Brutal!!!
Shirov vs Yudasin, 1994 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 36 moves, 1-0

A brilliant GOTD....
F Lazard vs Menchik, 1929 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Amazing miniature!!
G Atwood vs Jonathan Wilson, 1801 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

A wonderfull succession of combinations....
G Welling vs Pardoen, 1981 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 23 moves, 1-0

Well calculated attack..
Oral vs G Vescovi, 1995 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 23 moves, 1-0

The most hilarious Zugzwang ever!!
B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

A stunning array of sacrifices....
Gurgenidze vs Tal, 1957 
(A78) Benoni, Classical with ...Re8 and ...Na6, 27 moves, 0-1

A short one....
L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

B Kurz vs K Treybal, 1904 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

A brilliant King's gambit and a King hunt(GOTD)..
Staunton vs NN, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

One of the wildest King hunts in history...
Taubenhaus vs W Pollock, 1886 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch hunted!!
F Riemann vs Tarrasch, 1880 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Capa plays the KG..
Capablanca vs T A Carter, 1909 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

A startling endgame in the middlegame!!(GOTD)
Topalov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C11) French, 23 moves, 0-1

The most magnificient finale in history.....(GOTD)
Weenink vs L Gans, 1930 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

A great game...
NN vs R Crepeaux, 1923 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 16 moves, 0-1

Poisoned pawns result in a king hunt..(GOTD)
F Vallejo Pons vs A Romero Holmes, 2002 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

A grave walk to the grave....
Yanofsky vs A Dulanto, 1939 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

A brilliant king hunt...a4+!
P Ware vs Max Weiss, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 1-0

King mated at the center....
C Parker vs I Myall, 1999 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 19 moves, 0-1

The most hilarious king hunt ever...(GOTD)
G Janny vs I Gudju, 1920 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

A beautifull mate...(GOTD)
Blackburne vs Ford, 1877 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 1-0

An amazing Queen sac...(GOTD)
D Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1868 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

A crushing attack by Lasker....(GOTD)
Lasker vs W Gooding, 1908 
(C16) French, Winawer, 31 moves, 1-0

A astonishing king walk....(GOTD)
E Kengis vs R Djurhuus, 1991 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 0-1

Amazing,just amazing...(GOTD)
T Enkhbat vs Y Shulman, 2002 
(E92) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Another great king hunt....(GOTD)
G Fuster vs Szabo, 1934 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 29 moves, 0-1

A stunning game...(GOTD)
R Plunkett vs S Fink, 2003 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 32 moves, 0-1

A great calculative game....(GOTD)
S Del Rio Angelis vs T Rendle, 2005 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 47 moves, 0-1

A GOTD which features yet another king hunt...
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

A short and brilliant miniature...
Dupre vs Carlos Torre, 1927 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

Blackburne's brilliancy....
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

A good king hunt by Chandler...
NN vs Chandler, 1977 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

A crushing king hunt...(GOTD)
S Urusov vs Bihn, 1851 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Awesome hunt by Morphy!!
Morphy vs NN, 1858 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

King hunt of the first order...
NN vs W Lewis, 1825 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 27 moves, 0-1

The black king is mated at b2...
La Bourdonnais vs Jouantho, 1837 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Double knight sacrifice culminating in a stunning end..(GOTD)
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A09) Reti Opening, 43 moves, 1-0

The black king is mated at d4...
Napoleon Bonaparte vs Madame De Remusat, 1804 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

Well played...
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

Haunting the hunted..:)
Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

A brilliant king hunt!!
Lilienthal vs Zamikhovsky, 1942 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 24 moves, 1-0

Steinitz does it again...Rf2#
Steinitz vs Lang, 1860 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Astonishingly beautiful....
B Vladimirov vs Doda, 1967 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 1-0

A stunning miniature(GOTD)
Kupreichik vs A Planinc, 1970 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 19 moves, 1-0

Schiffers vs G Janny, 1898 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

Geza does it!!
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

Mated at the center...
Koltanowski vs Day, 1960 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 1-0

Cute combo!!
Lindehn vs Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

J Tolosa vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, 1898 
(C26) Vienna, 19 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs NN, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

Brilliant game...
A Skripchenko vs Fressinet, 2002 
(B06) Robatsch, 37 moves, 1-0

A stunning Queen sac!!
Topalov vs M Leskovar, 1992 
(B07) Pirc, 23 moves, 1-0

A stunning Bird...(GOTD)
Pribyl vs R Hardarson, 2001 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

What an amazing king hunt involvong sacs!!...(GOTD)
J A Leonard vs T Loyd, 1861 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 31 moves, 1-0

Pretty Weird...(GOTD)
D Wedding vs Dangerman, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

Terrific attack...(GOTD)
Shabalov vs I Shliperman, 1995 
(C22) Center Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Awesome sacs....(GOTD)
Karjakin vs V Malinin, 2002 
(C45) Scotch Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Spectacular finish...Brilliant final position!!!
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Everybody must see this game....(GOTD)
Dodge vs J R Houghteling, 1904 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 16 moves, 0-1

Capa's brilliant play!!
Capablanca vs A Chase, 1922 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

A brilliant king chase...
Fischer vs Michalopoulos, 1964 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

A beautiful smother...(GOTD)
J Mieses vs Marshall, 1903 
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

King hunt....
Romanishin vs Kasparov, 1975 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

A brilliant perfection...(GOTD)
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Rook+Rook+Queen sacs=Smother mate
J J Rousseau vs D Hume, 1765 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

An unusual smother mate...
Saemisch vs O Menzinger, 1953 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 1-0

Another brilliant smother...(GOTD)
K Bischoff vs K Mueller, 2004 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

A king hunt during a smother...:)
C Golmayo vs Loyd, 1867 
(C45) Scotch Game, 36 moves, 0-1

A good smother against poor NN....
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Smother mate using bishops...
V Kahn vs Hartlaub, 1916 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

Well played by Alekhine...
Alekhine vs A Frieman, 1924  
(C21) Center Game, 26 moves, 1-0

A true Beauty...(GOTD)
F Hermann vs H Hussong, 1930 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

Final position!!
E W Marchand vs M Reiss, 1954
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

Dake vs A De Burca, 1935 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

A stunning King hunt ending in a Queen sac....
H Ohman vs G Buck, 1931 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 15 moves, 1-0

Unavoidable mate...
J Cervenka vs NN, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

hxg5# follows...
W Knoop vs L Malandain, 1995 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 1-0

A good miniature by Akiba...
Z Belsitzmann vs Rubinstein, 1917 
(C48) Four Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

O Bernstein vs NN, 1932 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 11 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

What an opening!!!(GOTD)
Otto vs Von Der Lasa, 1839 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 24 moves, 0-1

An ideal conclusion to the collection...
Puck vs Troll, 1961 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 9 moves, 0-1

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