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Collections in Idleness 7
Compiled by xajik
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The final part of an enthralling series of games aspiring to invoke a range of feelings from awe to disgust in the viewer...

Starting with a set of immortal games the list brings out some of the lesser known GOTDs,awesome brilliancies and a lot more...

So dive in and enjoy!!...

The Peruvian Immortal
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

The English Immortal
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

The Ukraine Immortal
E Korchmar vs E Poliak, 1937 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

The Uruguayan Immortal
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

The Dutch Evergreen
C de Ronde vs H Kamstra, 1938 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 50 moves, 1-0

The Pearl of Wijk aan Zee
R Cifuentes vs V Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Kasparov's Immortal
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

The Jewel of Oropesa
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

GOTD...
R F Combe vs W Hasenfuss, 1933 
(A43) Old Benoni, 4 moves, 0-1

Very nice...(GOTD)
Negi vs P Carlsson, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 36 moves, 0-1

Premium attack...(GOTD)
G Broomes vs N Khan, 1983 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 22 moves, 0-1

Charming...(GOTD)
Carlos Torre vs Saemisch, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

Played from the soul...(GOTD)
Maroczy / Rollans vs Korchnoi, 1985 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi defeated..(GOTD)
Korchnoi vs Tamborini, 1986 
(C10) French, 34 moves, 0-1

Rook sac and mate...(GOTD)
F Deacon vs Kolisch, 1860 
(C58) Two Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Sacs...(GOTD)
S Haslinger vs A Jaunouby, 2008 
(B06) Robatsch, 25 moves, 1-0

Mate it is...(GOTD)
W Grimshaw vs A Love, 1886 
(C28) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Charming game...(GOTD)
W So vs M Mahjoob, 2007 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Knight sac...(GOTD)
Harold Morton vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(A48) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

The Tropowsky attack...(GOTD)
T Suzman vs G Nsubuga, 2001 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 0-1

Stunning knight moves...(GOTD)
Speelman vs T K Hemingway, 1972 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Wow!...(GOTD)
I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

Unique...(GOTD)
Short vs D Houston, 1981 
(C09) French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Boden mate...(GOTD)
Ed. Lasker vs F Englund, 1913 
(C48) Four Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Astonishing depth...(GOTD)
W So vs M Prusikin, 2006 
(C14) French, Classical, 30 moves, 1-0

h4#...(GOTD)
L Schmid vs K Gumprich, 1950 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 30 moves, 1-0

Priceless play...(GOTD)
Maroczy vs H Suechting, 1905  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Simplification to endgame..(GOTD)
Zsuzsa Polgar vs Chiburdanidze, 2004 
(A17) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Sac all,claim mate...(GOTD)
Bologan vs B Heberla, 2008 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 28 moves, 1-0

Amazing end...(GOTD)
N Kosolapov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1936 
(C46) Three Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

A different smother...
R A Ziatdinov vs D B Gurevich, 1995 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

Good combination...(GOTD)
A Brkic vs H Saric, 2001 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 32 moves, 1-0

Fantastic pawn moves...(GOTD)
B Warnock vs C Hertan, 1988 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 52 moves, 0-1

Awesome Tal!!...(GOTD)
M Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1

"Samisch's Immortal"..(GOTD)
Saemisch vs F Herzog, 1924 
(C10) French, 36 moves, 1-0

Good game...(GOTD)
T Halay vs D Laylo, 2004 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

Extremely Beautiful...(GOTD)
J Sarfati vs R Stevens, 2008  
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Windmill...(GOTD)
R Calvo vs Korchnoi, 1966 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 18 moves, 1-0

Run to the side and get mated...(GOTD)
E D Epstein vs T Batchimeg, 2008 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 0-1

Karl Marx?!...(GOTD)
K Marx vs Meyer, 1867 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Queen sac anybody?...(GOTD)
M Gerusel vs Lombardy, 1957 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 18 moves, 0-1

Very powerful attack...(GOTD)
Burn vs N MacLeod, 1889  
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

BDG...(GOTD)
C Von Zitzewitz vs L Cane, 2001 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Very novel...
Tal vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 14 moves, 1-0

"Morphy Mate"...
Winawer vs Shumov, 1875 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Another Morphy mate...(GOTD)
Nimzowitsch vs E V Nielsen, 1930 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

The Triple sac on move 26...
Piotrowski vs J Sokolow, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

"The Blue Bird"...
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Very unique...
E Kotzem vs V Brat, 1989 
(C57) Two Knights, 43 moves, 0-1

GOTD...
D Wright vs B Viglundsson, 1968 
(A04) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Spectacular play...(GOTD)
Hjartarson vs J Nogueiras, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

Fantastic mate position...
A Riazantsev vs V Nevostrujev, 2002 
(E61) King's Indian, 22 moves, 0-1

Late Queen sac...
Kupreichik vs G Timoshchenko, 1968 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

Rook sac...
Beliavsky vs Anand, 1991 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 28 moves, 0-1

A brilliant concluding combination...
Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Chess from year 3009...
Frels vs Klute, 1979 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 0-1

Capture nothing but the game...
R Nuber vs R Keckeisen, 1994 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

The sharp Budapest gambit...
M Lanzani vs I Rogers, 1984 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 21 moves, 0-1

Quick mate...
Kiril D Georgiev vs I Rogers, 1993 
(A57) Benko Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

A nice trap set by NN...
NN vs Karsayev, 1973 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

Tal..What else can I say?...(GOTD)
Tal vs A Vooremaa, 1971 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 29 moves, 1-0

Absolutely fantabulous...
Joel Benjamin vs Stripunsky, 2006 
(B40) Sicilian, 82 moves, 1-0

Sacrifices of two rooks...
W Schmidt vs J Lewi, 1968 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 42 moves, 1-0

Classic Queen sac...
Rubinstein vs NN, 1902 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Give odds and sac all...
Rubinstein vs Granas, 1905 
(000) Chess variants, 31 moves, 1-0

Very beautiful...
K Eckart vs Tarrasch, 1887 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 0-1

Nakamura's SIX BISHOPS...
Rybka vs Nakamura, 2008 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 255 moves, 0-1

Nakamura's SIX KNIGHTS...(GOTD)
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

*shakes head*...
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Sac all to take queen...
McDonnell vs W M Popert, 1830 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 1-0

31. .. Rxb2!!...(GOTD)
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Queen sac for mate...
G Neumann vs J Schulten, 1865 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 16 moves, 1-0

Queen sacrifice...
H A Littleton vs Paulsen, 1860 
(C45) Scotch Game, 26 moves, 0-1

A very,very beautiful game...(GOTD)
Segal vs A W Fox, 1900 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 0-1

Tal's Masterpiece...(GOTD)
Tal vs Y Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

The Kentucky Gambit...(GOTD)
NN vs Blackburne, 1880  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

Leading from the front...(GOTD)
R Steel vs NN, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Absolutely brilliant!!...
Nisipeanu vs A Florean, 1995 
(C13) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Stunning Queen sac..Qxa3!!..(GOTD)
G G Sagalchik vs Nakamura, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 0-1

Impressive finish!!..
M Czerniak vs U Rueetschi, 1981 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Queen sac...
Ulf Andersson vs Hartston, 1973 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 0-1

Nice game...
Savon vs V Mencinger, 1992 
(B33) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Queen sac and complex mate...
M Bonch-Osmolovsky vs B Baranov, 1953 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Sac a knight,two bishops and a Queen for mate...
V Tsaturian vs Hodasevich, 1974 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

It's raining sacrifices!!..
E Reichmann vs H Ullrich, 1961 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Double rook sacs and throw in the queen...
I Abraham vs G Janny, 1923 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

Absurdly Beautiful...a4#
N Yaremko vs D Recuero Guerra, 2006 
(B56) Sicilian, 23 moves, 0-1

A beautiful set of sacs..(GOTD)
Muller vs Bayer, 1908 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

Semi-smothered mate...
Stefansson vs J Norqvist, 1998 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 27 moves, 1-0

Very,very pretty..a must see..
Wayne vs K Hayward, 1990 
(C27) Vienna Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Innovative sacs...
Young vs L Barden, 1945 
(C58) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Three consecutive sacs!!...
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Sacs,dancing knight,mate...
W Pollock vs Allies, 1893 
(C56) Two Knights, 19 moves, 1-0

Sacrificing bishop,knight and queen consecutively!!
P Richardson vs E Delmar, 1885 
(C27) Vienna Game, 15 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch's queen sac...
Tarrasch vs Fiedler, 1892 
(000) Chess variants, 16 moves, 1-0

Sac two rooks and claim mate...(GOTD)
Tarrasch vs K Eckart, 1892 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

White is up two rooks and a Queen and loses!!
B Siff vs Kashdan, 1948 
(E36) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

It's raining sacs again!!!
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Very cute...
A Moiseenko vs A Iljushin, 2006
(A90) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

A crushing game by the Prince...(GOTD)
Prince Dadian vs Boutourlin, 1883  
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

The Perfect End...(GOTD)
Smitten vs Prince Dadian, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

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