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Classic Games
Compiled by IMErikKislik
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Polerio vs Domenico, 1610 
(C57) Two Knights, 21 moves, 1-0

Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

NN vs Greco, 1625 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 0-1

De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

J Bruehl vs Philidor, 1783 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 47 moves, 0-1

Andrew Smith vs Philidor, 1790 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

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

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

Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mephisto vs NN, 1883 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Von Gottschall vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C16) French, Winawer, 100 moves, 0-1

W Pollock vs Chigorin, 1889 
(C47) Four Knights, 24 moves, 0-1

Gruenfeld vs Alekhine, 1923 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

O Bernstein vs Najdorf, 1954 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 37 moves, 1-0

B Perenyi vs K Mokry, 1978 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

Zukertort vs J Noa, 1887 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 45 moves, 0-1

Chigorin vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Morphy vs Schrufer, 1859 
(C56) Two Knights, 24 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Fischer, 1971 
(D82) Grunfeld, 4.Bf4, 32 moves, 1-0

D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

B Mikyska vs Traxler, 1896 
(C57) Two Knights, 18 moves, 0-1

Yusupov vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E92) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1895 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1904 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Karpov, 1971 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Karpov, 1976 
(C16) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs G Marco, 1900 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Sviridov, 1969 
(B75) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 18 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Geller, 1962 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs Maroczy, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 90 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926  
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Fischer, 1960 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968 
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0

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

Philidor vs NN, 1749 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Schlechter vs W John, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

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

Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

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

Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

B Blumenfeld vs Alekhine, 1908 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 33 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Koehnlein, 1908 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs R Raubitschek, 1906 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Nakamura attacked in phenomenal style. A modern classic
W So vs Nakamura, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

Svidler played soundly and aggressively to win
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Grischuk played a defensive masterpiece, running with his king
V Gashimov vs Grischuk, 2010 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 0-1

Kan vs Capablanca, 1936 
(C25) Vienna, 56 moves, 0-1

The material imbalance is instructive in this game
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

White missed multiple winning defenses
Krogius vs Stein, 1960 
(E92) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Instructive rook sacrifice
A Haik vs Skembris, 1981 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

White sacrifices both rooks to mate
Reti vs Euwe, 1920 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Black king caught in a mating net
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

White sacrifices both of his rooks
A Ostapenko vs Yartsev, 1969 
(B89) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

So wins in the end
Nijboer vs W So, 2009 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 67 moves, 0-1

Classic checkmate
C Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

A famous and now standard queen sacrifice
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Direct attacking play
Morphy vs J L Preti, 1858 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 25 moves, 1-0

Great attack by Polugaevsky
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1984 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

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

Black fought off the attack
Spassky vs Polugaevsky, 1961 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 51 moves, 0-1

Black won in the end
Morozevich vs Topalov, 1999 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 75 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs A Ribera Arnal, 1935 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 22 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs R C Balinas, 1975 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Shaked vs M Morgan, 1993 
(B33) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

V Malakhov vs V Zvjaginsev, 2004 
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1

Movsesian vs Svidler, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 64 moves, 0-1

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

Two exchange sacrifices
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2012 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Fine, 1937 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

Great queen sacrifice
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

d5 Sacrifice wins
A Bokuchava vs Tal, 1970 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 28 moves, 0-1

Kramnik blows up the queenside
Kramnik vs Topalov, 1999 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Classic pawn sacrifice by Botvinnik
Botvinnik vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi sacrifices back
Korchnoi vs Spassky, 1968 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1-0

Smyslov sacrifices like crazy
A Pytlakowski vs Smyslov, 1952 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 26 moves, 0-1

Ribli sacrifices his queen
Quinteros vs Ribli, 1974 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Karpov sacrifices a rook and wins
Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Keres sacrifices the exchange and wins
Benko vs Keres, 1963 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Kamsky, 1991 
(D85) Grunfeld, 72 moves, 0-1

White's defensive play was very instructive
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Bad queen
Anand vs Illescas Cordoba, 1992 
(B44) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

H Pfleger vs K G Shirazi, 1981 
(A16) English, 46 moves, 1-0

P Markland vs Hort, 1971 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Loyd vs S Rosenthal, 1867 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 36 moves, 1-0

Crazy queen trap
V Vorotnikov vs Kengis, 1983 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Janowski, 1898 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

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