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Interesting games
Compiled by Giearth
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(Almost) mated by castling... and interesting draws.

QS castling mate
Prins vs L Day, 1968 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

17.0-0-0 also mates
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Interesting draw...
Albin vs Csank, 1890 
(C13) French, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

2 Bs sacrifice
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

Draw: Short-ed to draw
Short vs Seirawan, 1986 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Colle - Delvaux
Colle vs J J G Delvaux, 1929 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Cole's double Bs sac
Colle vs J J O'Hanlon, 1930 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 1-0

"Self-mate"
Zhao Xue vs Karjakin, 2005 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 60 moves, 0-1

Mated by Knight
N Speijer vs Couvee, 1955 
(C14) French, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

Mated by Pawn!
Blackburne vs Leverson, 1885  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Unappreciated masterpiece
O M Hindle vs G Moehring, 1964 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 77 moves, 0-1

Draw: Pinning the heavy pieces
Short vs Adams, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Oh mercy!
Beliavsky vs Tal, 1981 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Queen owns the castles and the knight
Anand vs Topalov, 2005 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Exchanging out of hand
Shirov vs Kasparov, 1996 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Or else mate
J Mora Corbera vs Suttles, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: I'll be damned!
Gelfand vs Yusupov, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Interesting exchange sac
Szabo vs Dake, 1935 
(B40) Sicilian, 53 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Something to get even
Halprin vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: 2 Qs ain't enough to break fortress
A Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 81 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Get away with bad exchange sac
Portisch vs Kavalek, 1975 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Draw: Swindling a World Champ
Kasparov vs N R McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate: "Killed" by greed
Bird vs Englisch, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate: Rookie kicks Bishop's and Knights' Asses
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1991 
(E97) King's Indian, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate: Overconfidence backfire
J A Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate: "Ouch!"
Karpov vs Judit Polgar, 1998 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

Q-sac, but then not quite...
Tal vs Lutikov, 1964 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

The pin game
V Green vs Steinitz, 1864 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

Endgame: Intuition fails
Dolmatov vs Yusupov, 1991 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 61 moves, 1-0

Benko defeating crazy moves!
V Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988 
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine: Sorry, but you're mated in 10!
Alekhine vs M Prat, 1913 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Stunning combination!
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Interesting draw
Tal vs Aronin, 1957 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another interesting draw
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(E92) King's Indian, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Stalemate
W Fuller vs L G Basin, 1992 
(A80) Dutch, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

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