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Greatest Opening Ideas (Scheerer)
Compiled by Qindarka
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'The Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas' by Christoph Scheerer.

Game 1
Polerio vs Lorenzo, 1575 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 2
E Torre vs Kamsky, 1990 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 67 moves, 1-0

Game 3
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 4
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

Game 5
Kieseritzky vs I Calvi, 1842 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 6
Fedorov vs Ivanchuk, 2001 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 7
Schlechter vs Reti, 1914 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 8
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2000 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 9
Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

Game 10
Anand vs Kramnik, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 11
Anderssen vs Morphy, 1858 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

Game 12
Tarrasch vs M Kuerschner, 1891 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 14
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 15
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1825 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 1-0

Game 16
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C52) Evans Gambit, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 17
Chigorin vs Lasker, 1895 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 18
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 66 moves, 0-1

Game 19
Marshall vs Lasker, 1907 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

Game 20
Karpov vs Yusupov, 1989 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 21
Marshall vs L Forgacs, 1912 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 22
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1969 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 23
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 46 moves, 0-1

Game 24
I A Kopylov vs S Korolev, 1981 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 25
Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C48) Four Knights, 45 moves, 0-1

Game 26
D Baramidze vs L Babujian, 2006 
(C48) Four Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

Game 27
Staunton vs Bristol, 1841 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 28
Janowski vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 85 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 29
Rubinstein vs Maroczy, 1930 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 25 moves, 1-0

Game 30
K A Walbrodt vs Conill / Ostolaza / López / Herrer, 1893 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 31
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 32
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 33
Anand vs Grischuk, 2007 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 34
G Nyholm vs Gruenfeld, 1927
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 36
A Becker vs Gruenfeld, 1922 
(D85) Grunfeld, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 37
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1999 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 38
Reti vs Gruenfeld, 1923 
(A04) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 39
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 40
Gruenfeld vs Rubinstein, 1924 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 41
Gelfand vs Bareev, 1997 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 100 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 42
Sultan Khan vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 60 moves, 0-1

Game 43
Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 44
Blackburne vs J W Baird, 1894 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 45
Kramnik vs Leko, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 46
Ragozin vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 47
Ponomariov vs Shirov, 2003 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 48
Van Wely vs J Smeets, 2005 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 49
Keres vs Bogoljubov, 1943 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 50
C Poulsen vs Najdorf, 1939 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 73 moves, 0-1

Game 51
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1999 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 52
Steinitz vs Sellman, 1885 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 53
Kramnik vs Radjabov, 2003 
(C11) French, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 54
Sokolsky vs Tolush, 1944
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 55
Aronian vs Shirov, 2007 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 56
A Schwarz vs Paulsen, 1879 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 57
Kotov vs Boleslavsky, 1953 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 68 moves, 0-1

Game 58
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1956 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 59
Razuvaev vs A Shchekachev, 1996
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 60
Alatortsev vs Aronin, 1950 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 62
Fedorov vs I R Ibragimov, 1999 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 63
Velimirovic vs P Popovic, 1976
(B89) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 64
Taimanov vs Bronstein, 1953 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 65
M Vukic vs Benko, 1967 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 66
L E Johannessen vs Carlsen, 2006 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 67
L Barczay vs Portisch, 1969 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 68
Sultan Khan vs Capablanca, 1930 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

Game 69
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 70
Sellman vs Bird, 1883 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 72
Ponomariov vs Kramnik, 2005 
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 73
Fischer vs Ulf Andersson, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 74
Kramnik vs Carlsen, 2008 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 75
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 76
Morozevich vs Ponomariov, 2004 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 77
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 79
F Grafl vs S Farago, 2001
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 80
Ponomariov vs Tiviakov, 2001 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 81
V Bukal Sr vs Smyslov, 1980 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 50 moves, 0-1

Game 82
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 84
Sax vs Seirawan, 1988 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 85
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 86
Anand vs Kramnik, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 87
Spassky vs Portisch, 1982 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 89
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1958 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 90
Shabalov vs Sadvakasov, 2000 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 91
Kasimdzhanov vs Kasparov, 2005 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 92
Anand vs Adams, 2005 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 93
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

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