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northernsoul's favorite games
Compiled by northernsoul
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sacrifice

Gruenfeld vs Carlos Torre, 1925 
(A90) Dutch, 13 moves, 0-1

Tarrasch vs W Cohn, 1882 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 1-0

what a gambit
C Formby vs E Rainieri, 1996 
(C46) Three Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

a sublime finish, verging on the vertiginous
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

an unusual opening and a blizzard of tactics
E J Diemer vs Schuppler, 1937 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Diemer does it again
E J Diemer vs Burger / Bartsch, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 19 moves, 1-0

J Rowson vs de Firmian, 2003 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 23 moves, 1-0

Portisch vs Pinter, 1984 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 33 moves, 0-1

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

Alekhine vs Les Echecs du Palais Royal, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Shirov vs Yudasin, 1994 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 36 moves, 1-0

Sosonko vs Zsofia Polgar, 1991 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 20 moves, 1-0

Foldi vs I Bilek, 1970 
(B40) Sicilian, 42 moves, 0-1

Kasparov outplayed as black in the Sicilian
Ivanchuk vs Kasparov, 1991 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

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

yowser!
R in 't Veld vs J Ceko, 2001
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Vera Menchik plays a blinder
F Lazard vs Menchik, 1929 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

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