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Amazing Chess Moves (Emms)
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'The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time' by John Emms.


Game 2
Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 4
Karpov vs Csom, 1977 
(A16) English, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 5
Fischer vs Benko, 1963 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 6
Nezhmetdinov vs Lusikal, 1951 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 7
J D Tisdall vs G Lee, 1981 
(B40) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 8
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 9
Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 11
Reshevsky vs Vaganian, 1976 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 12
H Rossetto vs Rodolfo Cardoso, 1958 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 47 moves, 1-0

Game 13
G Andruet vs Spassky, 1988 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 14
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 15
Portisch vs S Johannessen, 1966 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 16
H Olafsson vs J Levitt, 1990 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 17
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 18
Donovan vs C Howell, 1997 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 19
Lilienthal vs Kertesz, 1929 
(A50) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 21
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Game 22
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Game 23
Botvinnik vs Keres, 1966 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 24
Filguth vs A De La Garza Madero, 1980 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 25
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B06) Robatsch, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 26
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 28
I Rogers vs G Milos, 1992 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 29
A Ostapenko vs S Kurkin, 1970 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 30
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973 
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 31
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Game 32
Alekhine vs M Prat, 1913 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 34
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

Game 35
J M Hodgson vs S Agdestein, 1986 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 36
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Game 37
Anand vs Lautier, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 38
Alatortsev vs Boleslavsky, 1950 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 40
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 41
Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 42
C Ward vs A Vergara, 1999
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 58 moves, 1-0

Game 43
Vyzmanavin vs M Sorokin, 1985 
(A09) Reti Opening, 86 moves, 1-0

Game 44
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Game 45
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Game 46
Nunn vs P Nikolic, 1991 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 47
T Karolyi Jr. vs J M Hodgson, 1989 
(A41) Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6), 25 moves, 0-1

Game 51
Petursson vs Emms, 1996
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 52
Ftacnik vs O Cvitan, 1997 
(E97) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

Game 53
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 54
L Schmid vs Gligoric, 1965 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 55
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Game 56
Duras vs Spielmann, 1912 
(C11) French, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 57
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 58
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Game 59
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 60
H J Cordes vs Miles, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 36 moves, 1-0

Game 61
Bogoljubov vs Rellstab, 1940 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Game 62
Carlos Torre vs Lasker, 1925 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 63
K Bischoff vs J Nogueiras, 1998 
(A11) English, Caro-Kann Defensive System, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 66
Xu Jun vs Ivanchuk, 1993 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 62 moves, 0-1

Game 67
Salwe vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 0-1

Game 68
Kasparov vs Short, 1993 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 69
Anton Hvistendahl vs W Pollock, 1885 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

Game 70
O Bernstein vs Capablanca, 1914 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Game 72
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 73
J Gallagher vs D H Campora, 1990 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 74
Reggio vs J Mieses, 1903 
(B40) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 75
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1934 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

Game 76
V Mikenas vs Bronstein, 1965 
(A53) Old Indian, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 77
G Porreca vs Bronstein, 1954 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 78
Gligoric vs Averbakh, 1966 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 87 moves, 1-0

Game 79
Ljubojevic vs Larsen, 1980 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 80
Sosonko vs M Rivas Pastor, 1978 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 81
A Hollis vs F Baumbach, 1973 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 83
L Gutman vs A Vitolinsh, 1979 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 84
G Zaichik vs Psakhis, 1980 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 85
D Rogozenco vs J Gallagher, 1999 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 47 moves, 0-1

Game 87
A Petrosian vs L Hazai, 1970 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 88
F Braga vs Timman, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 89
Chandler vs Speelman, 1985 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Game 90
Ivanchuk vs Seirawan, 1992 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 91
Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 93
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 94
Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 95
Miles vs Beliavsky, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 97
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 98
Timman vs Murey, 1993 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 54 moves, 1-0

Game 99
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 100
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 101
Eingorn vs V Tukmakov, 1984
(D85) Grunfeld, 37 moves, 1-0

Game 102
Illescas Cordoba vs Sadler, 1995 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 11 moves, 0-1

Game 103
Van Wely vs Kramnik, 1993 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 105
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(A61) Benoni, 41 moves, 0-1

Game 107
Kasparov vs Panno, 1997 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 108
Keres vs Najdorf, 1955 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 109
Teichmann vs Allies, 1902 
(C56) Two Knights, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 110
V Kovacevic vs Seirawan, 1980 
(B07) Pirc, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 111
Keres vs K Richter, 1942  
(A28) English, 59 moves, 0-1

Game 112
Oll vs J M Hodgson, 1993 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 46 moves, 0-1

Game 113
Korchnoi vs Plachetka, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Game 114
H Mueller vs Sauke, 1934 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

Game 115
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 116
Kasparov vs Short, 1987 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 0-1

Game 117
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1993 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 49 moves, 0-1

Game 118
Gelfand vs Anand, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 119
Rubinstein vs Lasker, 1909  
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 120
J M de Oliveira Gomes vs J G Caetano Netto, 1942 
(C46) Three Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Game 121
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

Game 122
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1977 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 48 moves, 1-0

Game 123
Kamsky vs Judit Polgar, 1994 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 38 moves, 0-1

Game 124
Stahlberg vs Alekhine, 1930 
(E23) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 125
Maroczy vs M Romi, 1930 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Game 126
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 127
H Spangenberg vs Ftacnik, 1994 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 0-1

Game 128
Reshevsky vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 129
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1996 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 130
Kasparov vs Shirov, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 131
Bologan vs R Tischbierek, 1996
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 132
Anand vs I Sokolov, 1996 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 48 moves, 0-1

Game 133
Capablanca vs A Chase, 1922 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 134
Smyslov vs Tal, 1964 
(A36) English, 72 moves, 0-1

Game 135
Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

Game 137
Smyslov vs V Liberzon, 1968 
(A25) English, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 138
Geller vs Velimirovic, 1971 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 50 moves, 1-0

Game 139
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

Game 140
Geller vs Dreev, 1990 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 1-0

Game 141
Alekhine vs K Richter, 1942 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 142
Miles vs J Gdanski, 1993 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 143
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 0-1

Game 144
Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 145
P F Johner vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 146
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Game 147
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 148
Browne vs Ljubojevic, 1978 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 23 moves, 1-0

Game 149
Vaganian vs Dolmatov, 1982 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 87 moves, 0-1

Game 150
A Dueckstein vs Petrosian, 1962 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 40 moves, 0-1

Game 151
Psakhis vs Speelman, 1987 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 152
Kasparov vs Salov, 1989 
(A15) English, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 153
H Szapiel vs Keres, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Game 154
Miles vs S Makarichev, 1984 
(A28) English, 55 moves, 1-0

Game 155
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1971 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 156
Topalov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 66 moves, 1-0

Game 157
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

Game 158
L Aronson vs Tal, 1957 
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 36 moves, 0-1

Game 159
S Robovic vs Van Wely, 1992 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

Game 160
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Game 161
Granda Zuniga vs Seirawan, 1993 
(A15) English, 56 moves, 1-0

Game 162
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1

Game 163
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Game 164
Brzozka vs Bronstein, 1963 
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 70 moves, 0-1

Game 165
E Vladimirov vs Epishin, 1987 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Game 166
Kholmov vs Bronstein, 1965 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Game 167
O M Hindle vs G Moehring, 1964 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 0-1

Game 168
M Oren vs I Dyner, 1952 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Game 171
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

Game 174
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 175
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Game 176
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Game 177
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Game 179
M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 180
S P Tanin vs G Sanakoev, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 0-1

Game 181
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 182
Flohr vs Geller, 1949 
(E92) King's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

Game 183
Aronin vs Smyslov, 1951 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 184
Kramnik vs Leko, 1997 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 186
Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1955 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 65 moves, 0-1

Game 187
Kmoch vs Nimzowitsch, 1927 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 63 moves, 0-1

Game 188
Alekhine vs Tartakower, 1922 
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

Game 191
Alburt vs K Lerner, 1978 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 80 moves, 1-0

Game 192
G Moehring vs J Kaikamdzozov, 1978 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 91 moves, 1-0

Game 193
Anand vs Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 194
Keres vs Fischer, 1962 
(B20) Sicilian, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 195
Gligoric vs Stein, 1962 
(E70) King's Indian, 57 moves, 0-1

Game 196
Riga vs Orel Chess Club, 1896
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 197
K Lerner vs I D Dorfman, 1980 
(D94) Grunfeld, 76 moves, 1-0

Game 199
I Rogers vs K Nikolaidis, 1995
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game 200
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

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