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My favorite puns
Compiled by FSR
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This is a collection of puns I consider particularly memorable (by anyone, not just me).

Mira Mira On the Wall, Houska Fairest of Them All
H Mira vs J Houska, 2007 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 51 moves, 0-1

Cebalo 13
M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 1-0

I Am Not a Rook
R Nixon vs A Anselmo, 1973 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 25 moves, 0-1

The Old Man and the C
Caruana vs Korchnoi, 2011 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Three Times a Lady
V Gunina vs S Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

Instant Rapport
R Rapport vs T Rogers, 2014 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 5 moves, 1-0

Lord of the Files
J Rudd vs A Golding, 2015 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 52 moves, 0-1

Fred Rhine Felled
F Rhine vs D Burris, 1997 
(D85) Grunfeld, 28 moves, 0-1

Green Eggs and Hurme
O Seuss vs H Hurme, 1969 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 19 moves, 1-0

Marder, She Wrote
K Tjolsen vs S Marder, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Drawma Queen
Akobian vs The World, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Zapoleon Blown Apart
L B Zapoleon vs Capablanca, 1913 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 0-1

Papa Was a Rolling Stone
M Papa vs J LeBon, 1987 
(B06) Robatsch, 23 moves, 1-0

Mr. Georgiev, Wear Down this Tal!
Kiril D Georgiev vs Shaked, 1999 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 101 moves, 1-0

Ehlvest Has Left the Building
Kasparov vs Ehlvest, 1978 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 38 moves, 1-0

Knaak is OK!
R Knaak vs Adorjan, 1985 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Boy, You're Gonna Garry that Weight
Kasparov vs V Atlas, 1997 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 54 moves, 1-0

g2, Joy of Man's Desiring
Boleslavsky vs Ufimtsev, 1944 
(C10) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Don't Cry, It's Fine
Fine vs C F Tears, 1945 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 23 moves, 1-0

The Hort is a Lonely Hunter
A Kubicek vs Hort, 1972 
(A22) English, 23 moves, 0-1

Take the C Paun
V Sanduleac vs C Paun, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

A Man, a Plan, a Canal
E Canal vs NN, 1934 
(B01) Scandinavian, 14 moves, 1-0

Aman's Gotta Do What Aman's Gotta Do
A Hambleton vs J Friedel, 2010 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Drawing a Blank
W Blank vs M Pepe, 1999 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Baked a Lasker
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Chesney Roasting on an Open File
B Chesney vs Gulko, 1986 
(C16) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 0-1

That's Gotta Hort
Spassky vs Hort, 1977 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Mate Me in St. Louis
W So vs Nakamura, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

I concede clearly now; Therien is gone
Yanofsky vs J Therien, 1947 
(C10) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Greenfeld Got Run Over by a Reinderman
D Reinderman vs A Greenfeld, 2013 
(A15) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Morra Imperative
L Dubeck vs R Weinstein, 1958 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 18 moves, 1-0

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