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shr0pshire's favorite games
Compiled by shr0pshire
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this is a great game, with many complexities that even Seirawan and Kasparov couldn't figure out after two post mortems.

Wow
Seirawan vs Kasparov, 1989 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

something to look at later
M Cristobal vs C Godoy, 2004
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 31 moves, 0-1

Bayonette Attack
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

14. !!!
Polugaevsky vs E Torre, 1981 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Queen sack
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

queen sack
Lasker vs NN, 1903 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 18 moves, 1-0

queen sack
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

queen sack
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

queen sack
P H Nielsen vs Goldin, 2001 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 48 moves, 1-0

Double Check
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Wow
Judit Polgar vs R Knaak, 1990 
(C18) French, Winawer, 40 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Von Feldt, 1916 
(C11) French, 18 moves, 1-0

sicilians to remember
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1967 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 28 moves, 0-1

This crazy kid!
Nakamura vs A Lesiege, 2002 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 34 moves, 1-0

can there be too many tactics?
Kupreichik vs J Sunye Neto, 1989 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 23 moves, 1-0

Inventive rook sack
K Spraggett vs S K Anderson, 1986
(C02) French, Advance, 20 moves, 1-0

I like how Spraggett plays
K Spraggett vs G Basanta, 1986 
(A10) English, 22 moves, 1-0

a good offbeat french with a pawn sack
G Jones vs Y Visser, 2004 
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 35 moves, 0-1

Ivanchuck shows opening knowledge
Judit Polgar vs Ivanchuk, 1997 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

a svidler gem
Svidler vs Rublevsky, 2005 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 70 moves, 1-0

Controlled Chaos
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

beautiful attack
McShane vs Koneru, 2003 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

Two huge sacks by Tal including a Queen sack
Tal vs R Skuja, 1955 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 43 moves, 1-0

Clever win
Bagirov vs Kholmov, 1961 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Ponomoriav's Best
Ponomariov vs I Sokolov, 2007 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Positional Sacrifices and a win with black!
Movsesian vs Svidler, 2008 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 64 moves, 0-1

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