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alexandrovm's favorite games
Compiled by alexandrovm
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Here are some great games between great and strong chess players, where someone wins, due tu very beautiful combination. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!

The famous rook sac
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999 
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0

My Queen for the game
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

A knight killer!
Kasparov vs Leko, 2001 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 1-0

Superknight to the rescue!
Grischuk vs Radjabov, 2002 
(C02) French, Advance, 59 moves, 1-0

Position vs Material - Passed Pawns
Topalov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

Alexander's pawn storm
Grischuk vs Shirov, 2006 
(B30) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Knight killer, part II
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1999 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 36 moves, 1-0

Passed Pawn and pawn sac
Morozevich vs Kasparov, 2001 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 57 moves, 0-1

Beautiful pawn sac by Kasparov
Anand vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 32 moves, 0-1

Great novelty! chess.fm brilliance prize Linares 2005
Kasimdzhanov vs Kasparov, 2005 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

How to play the Sicilian defense, by Garry Kasparov!
Adams vs Kasparov, 2005 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 0-1

Great tactics by Bacrot against Ruy Lopez as black
Sutovsky vs Bacrot, 2005 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Judit breaks thru "solid" Rustam
Judit Polgar vs Kasimdzhanov, 2005 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 42 moves, 1-0

The white king at the corner
Anand vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 41 moves, 0-1

The attacking ideas that came on move 21 can't be easilyrefuted
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(B33) Sicilian, 45 moves, 0-1

Beautiful game from a beautiful player
Kosteniuk vs L Bergez, 2001 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 35 moves, 1-0

Deep Blue goes down against two brave pawns
Kasparov vs Deep Blue, 1997 
(A06) Reti Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

My two pawns for the initiative!
Grischuk vs Y Shulman, 2005 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

the black king is been punished!
Kasparov vs Korchnoi, 2001 
(C13) French, 26 moves, 1-0

Pair of bishops and mating net
Kasparov vs Grischuk, 2003 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 63 moves, 1-0

A fine blow in a "freeze" position
Kasparov vs Bacrot, 2000 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Kasparov sacs a Queen against young Kramnik
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Queen sac by chess champ Kramnik (2000-...)
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Short seems to win but...draws!
Short vs Kasparov, 1993 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Arkadi outplays Leko with fine tactics
Naiditsch vs Leko, 2005 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

A caged queen...is a lost queen
Dolmatov vs Kasparov, 1977 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 22 moves, 0-1

e6!, the begining to a winning combination
R Felgaer vs Kaidanov, 2005 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 1-0

Kramnik a la Topalov
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2006  
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 52 moves, 0-1

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