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Collections in Idleness 5
Compiled by kishchess
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Continuing to lengthen this list are classical gems,unearthed GOTDs and other surprises...

Thank you and enjoy...

Lost gem...
Anderssen vs S Boden, 1857
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 0-1

34.e6!!!
Bird vs R Brien, 1858 
(C01) French, Exchange, 40 moves, 1-0

Violent miniature...
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858  
(B44) Sicilian, 17 moves, 1-0

One of Morphy's best...(GOTD)
Morphy vs H Baucher, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Well played mate...
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 0-1

Royal game...(GOTD)
Duke Karl / Count Casabianca vs Kolisch, 1859 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

The King walk of chess history..
Anderssen vs de Riviere, 1859 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Bishop+Rook sac...
Falkbeer vs Loewenthal, 1858 
(C26) Vienna, 39 moves, 1-0

Morphy...;)
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

NOT the Evergreen Game...
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1855 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

A jewel from New Delhi...(GOTD)
Ganguly vs A Ismagambetov, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1-0

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

Brilliancy prize game...
K G Shirazi vs B M Kogan, 1985 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Great attacking by Walker...(GOTD)
D Walker vs A Wright, 1967 
(C57) Two Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

A 1515 year game...(GOTD)
Lucena vs Quintana, 1515 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 32 moves, 1-0

The Hypermodern attack...(GOTD)
F Deacon vs V Green, 1862 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 28 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch plays 1.a3 in a stunner...(GOTD)
Tarrasch vs Mendelson, 1879 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 26 moves, 1-0

Well played...(GOTD)
K Richter vs Gruenfeld, 1928 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Deflection sac..(GOTD)
Hector vs N Kirkegaard, 2006 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Material as bait...(GOTD)
Leitao vs Baburin, 1998 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

Black in a troubling endgame..(GOTD)
Gelfand vs I Manor, 1988 
(D25) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 1-0

10.b3!!!
T Melody vs J Spinale, 1996 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 1-0

Queen trap...(GOTD)
S Knott vs D M Adams, 2004 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 23 moves, 1-0

Bow to Magnus...(GOTD)
Carlsen vs Z Andriasian, 2003 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 24 moves, 1-0

See Hurricane3's post...(GOTD)
Van Wely vs J Torres, 1993 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

The King fights 2 pieces!!!...(GOTD)
A Pokorny vs Hromadka, 1926  
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 42 moves, 1-0

Brilliancy by Fine...(GOTD)
Fine vs W Winter, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

All kinds of attack...(GOTD)
A Artidiello vs D Freeman, 2001 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

This happened in 2002?!!..(GOTD)
V Milov vs O Renet, 2002 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 39 moves, 1-0

Classic miniature..(GOTD)
Van der Wiel vs Tiviakov, 2001 
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 19 moves, 1-0

Pawn spawn...(GOTD)
G Taylor vs B Knapper, 1997 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Great game and good pun...(GOTD)
Yusupov vs P Scheeren, 1983 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Systematic destruction by the Colle system...(GOTD)
Colle vs V Berger, 1928 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

A rare windmill...(GOTD)
R Bancod vs M K A Russell, 2007 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

Game of the Millenium...
Igor Ivanov vs V Mezentsev, 2000 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Sac attack...(GOTD)
Kharlov vs C Hafner, 1997 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 38 moves, 0-1

Double knight sacrifices in great attack..(GOTD)
B Beffie vs W A T Schelfhout, 1915  
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Unbelievable...(GOTD)
D Dengler vs H Olschok, 2000 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 1-0

3 people not enough...(GOTD)
F Riemann vs Koeltsch / Pfeiffer / Roesner, 1873 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

Mated by The Turk..(GOTD)
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Unavoidable mate...(GOTD)
Rozentalis vs B Barth Sahl, 1988 
(B30) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

H Johner vs E J Diemer, 1956 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Well played by white...(GOTD)
I Nyzhnyk vs D Baider, 2006 
(C10) French, 21 moves, 1-0

Combination using Pawns and Rooks..(GOTD)
F Amonatov vs A Timofeev, 2007 
(B89) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

Too many puns for this one...(GOTD)
B Wall vs W Wall, 1969 
(C10) French, 12 moves, 1-0

Horses everywhere...(GOTD)
Geller vs E Etcheverry, 1954 
(E87) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 28 moves, 1-0

Bow to Karpov...(GOTD)
Karpov vs Hort, 1978 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

One more great GOTD to the list...
J Langreck vs J Easter, 1997 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Bow to Alekhine...
Alekhine vs A Cruz, 1941 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Castle into mate....(GOTD)
Adolf Kramer vs O Ruester, 1926 
(A16) English, 20 moves, 1-0

Played in captivity...(GOTD)
C Bloodgood vs R Lewis, 1961 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 39 moves, 1-0

A brilliant Byrne game...(GOTD)
Kozomara vs Robert E Byrne, 1967 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 38 moves, 0-1

Good notes by Schiller...(GOTD)
D D van Geet vs Guyt, 1967  
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 15 moves, 1-0

Another GOTD....
Mamedyarov vs Kharlov, 2006 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Rook sac and deflection...(GOTD)
Spassky vs Avtonomov, 1949 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 21 moves, 1-0

The destruction of Tarrasch...(GOTD)
A Becker vs Tarrasch, 1925 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

Well played...(GOTD)
A McLennan vs W S Roach, 1979 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 23 moves, 0-1

The invoked phalanx of pawns...(GOTD)
Igor Ivanov vs V Zaltsman, 1983 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

Nicely insane...(GOTD)
Gulko vs Chiburdanidze, 1985 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

Astonishing finish...(GOTD)
V M Mikhalevski vs K Miton, 2008 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Removal of the guard...(GOTD)
Portisch vs S Johannessen, 1966 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

A close finish...(GOTD)
Kotov vs E Paoli, 1950 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Attack on attack...(GOTD)
R Douven vs F Kroeze, 2001 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 0-1

Queen sac...(GOTD)
Mikhalchishin vs Pavasovic, 1999  
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

Eero Einar Book...(GOTD)
Ragozin vs E E Book, 1946 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 1-0

What kind of finish is that?!...(GOTD)
M Szigeti vs Benko, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 0-1

Double bishop sac...(GOTD)
G Kuzmin vs Sveshnikov, 1973 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

The pseudo-sac for mate...(GOTD)
Ngoc Truongson Nguyen vs H Fidaeyee, 2005 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Brilliant...(GOTD)
Bacrot vs S Azarov, 1992 
(D36) Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2, 29 moves, 1-0

Endgame brilliancy...(GOTD)
Botvinnik vs G A Thomas, 1936 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 69 moves, 1-0

Mentally disturbing game...(GOTD)
Psakhis vs Lputian, 1979 
(D57) Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

True art...(GOTD)
E Tate vs G G Sagalchik, 1995 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

Absolutely fantabulous...(GOTD)
A Kogan vs W Arencibia, 2002 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Good old Fischer...(GOTD)
O Bazan vs Fischer, 1960 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Good sacs...(GOTD)
E Rubinstein vs Bass, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 29 moves, 1-0

Sacing two pieces...(GOTD)
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Awesome ambush...(GOTD)
Menchik vs E E Book, 1938 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

2.Kf2...(GOTD)
C Desmarais vs L Seres, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 19 moves, 0-1

Mate!!...(GOTD)
S Sloan vs Gina Sanchez, 1996 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Winning the rook....(GOTD)
B de Cat vs T Arcasoy, 2001 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Very Startling...(GOTD)
Votava vs A Zatonskih, 2004 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

Purity of a zugzwang...(GOTD)
Bagirov vs K Grigorian, 1976 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Well caged...(GOTD)
Bird vs Steinitz, 1866 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

Another bird in the cage...(GOTD)
Bird vs Blackburne, 1886  
(A02) Bird's Opening, 17 moves, 0-1

Too many sacs to count...(GOTD)
Przepiorka vs L Steiner, 1925 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Throw all...(GOTD)
L Blumenoff vs Keres, 1933 
(A06) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 0-1

Strong sweeps...(GOTD)
John Coffey vs E Schiller, 1986 
(A06) Reti Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Knight sac to demolish...(GOTD)
Clapham vs S Pride, 1987 
(A05) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

THE ending...(GOTD)
V Hruby vs J Mason, 1882 
(A10) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Beauty....(GOTD)
Nimzowitsch vs Pirc, 1931 
(A12) English with b3, 28 moves, 0-1

Nice...(GOTD)
Blatny vs V Buturin, 1995 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

The Phalanx...(GOTD)
M Bain vs N Elder, 1963 
(A14) English, 39 moves, 1-0

Stunning finish,brilliant!!...(GOTD)
U Rath vs L D Evans, 1981 
(A14) English, 42 moves, 0-1

On checkmate....(GOTD)
A Nickel vs W Class, 1992 
(A14) English, 30 moves, 1-0

The five pawn crush...(GOTD)
J Kraai vs C R Harmon, 2003 
(A15) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Another beauty...(GOTD)
V Castaldi vs Tartakower, 1937 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Earthquake on the battle field...
Streng vs E J Diemer, 1984 
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

Pseudo sacs....(GOTD)
A E Blackmar vs A Lapeyre, 1882 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

Demolishing the defence...(GOTD)
E J Diemer vs Heinz, 1954 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

A unique Queen sac followed by a rook sac...
A W Fox vs H L Dickerson, 1904 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 27 moves, 1-0

Awesome finishing move...
H Ottevaere vs K Falleyn, 1973 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

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