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The Best in Chess
Compiled by Korora

Games from The Best in Chess (1965, by Israel Albert Horowitz and Jack Battell).

Games will be listed in the order in which they appear in the book.

Games missing from database:

From <Chess Brevities>:

J. E. Bischoff vs. W. K. Estes, no place or date given in book, Norris Gambit, Estes resigned on move 10.

Schmann vs. R. Teschner, Bad Prymont, 1950, French Defense, Teschner mated on move 10.

Kunin vs. Ochsenhaut, Moscow, 1958, Ochsenhaut resigned on move 11.

Gene Evans vs. Karl J. Keppler, no place or date given, Evans resigned after Keppler's eleventh move.

Chulkov vs. Khaveman, Moscow, 1947, Chulkov mated on move 12.

N. Kampars vs. F Pigl, Austria, 1950, Kampars mated om move 12.

Morlock vs Kramer, Varna, 1962, Kramer resigned on move 12.

Saalbach vs. Pollmacher, Leipzig, 1861, Saalbach mated on move 13.

Lombardy vs. NN, Colby College, Maine, 1961, the Immortal Patzer resigned on move 13.

From <Chess Titans of the Thirties>:

F. Chalupetzky vs. Kallos, Gyor, 1932, Chalupetzky mated on move 36.

Under construction.

(Chess Brevities)
A Seppelt vs Leganki, 1950 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

(Chess Brevities)
A Hrdy vs H Haberditz, 1951 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 8 moves, 0-1

(Chess Brevities)
Pillsbury vs Fernandez, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 9 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
A Pearsall vs White, 1935 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 9 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
G A Thomas vs E Sapira, 1932 
(B29) Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein, 10 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
Filip vs N Hruskova-Belska, 1951 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 10 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
Y Rusakov vs B Verlinsky, 1947 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

(Chess Brevities)
J Mieses vs J W Ohquist, 1895 
(B01) Scandinavian, 11 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities) (Vasic as "Amateur" & book gives wrong date)
Alekhine vs Vasic, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 11 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities) (Book gives var. 10 ... Ke8 11 Rd8#)
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
G Nagy vs J Balogh, 1932 
(B20) Sicilian, 11 moves, 0-1

(Chess Brevities)
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities) (No place or date given in book)
B Winkler vs M Thompson, 1960 
(C13) French, 12 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
A Espeli vs Andersen, 1952 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 12 moves, 0-1

(Chess Brevities) (White credited by book as Bird alone)
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
W Springe vs H Gebhardt, 1927 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 13 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
G Kluger vs Nagy, 1942 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 13 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities) (Book lists Black as E. G. Exell)
Milner-Barry vs NN, 1961
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 13 moves, 1-0

(Chess Brevities)
Deutgen vs L Schmid, 1948 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 13 moves, 0-1

(Chess Titans of the Thirties)
Colle vs Kashdan, 1931 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 49 moves, 0-1

(Chess Titans of the Thirties)
Alekhine vs W Winter, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 37 moves, 1-0

(Chess Titans of the Thirties)
Nimzowitsch vs Stoltz, 1934 
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

(Chess Titans of the Thirties)
E Eliskases vs Gilg, 1934
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

(Chess Titans of the Thirties)
R Krogius vs A Niemela, 1934 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

(Chess Titans of the Thirties) (Book has Capa resign w/out Kd7)
Lilienthal vs Capablanca, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 1-0

(Titanic Throes of the Later Thirties) (Black as Laurentius)
Keres vs L Laurine, 1935 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

(Titanic Throes of the Later Thirties) (Book gives wrong date)
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

(Chess in Fiction Based on Fact) (Diff. ending w/touchmove ??)
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

The Immortal Overprotection Game (Chess in Satire)
Nimzowitsch vs Systemsson, 1927  
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

(Chess Caviar) (Black's name not given)
Morphy vs A Morphy, 1850 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

Game of the Century (Further Combats of the Fifties)
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

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