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(1900-2000) Which is the game of the century?
Compiled by ruylopez900
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A collection of all the games with some claim to the title.

Special thanks to: Benjamin Lau, ughaibu and sh0rpshire.

A modern day classic!
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

The first win against Capablanca in quite a while...
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

And you would have given up 20+ moves ago...
Marshall vs G Marco, 1904 
(C45) Scotch Game, 76 moves, 1-0

This one certainly receives alot of support.
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Queen Sac and forced mate in 18.
Polugaevsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Where did White go wrong?
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

Is it really this good? Analysers are split.
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0

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

Think Like a Grandmaster
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Modern Gem?
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

5 Major Piece Sacrifices.
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

Kasparov holds off the Silicon...
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

Ex-World Champions going at it.
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

So good it appears in a Bond movie.
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Another contender.
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Golden coins came showering down....
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Special Mention - Correspondence
Estrin vs Berliner, 1965 
(C57) Two Knights, 42 moves, 0-1

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