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Compiled by gchristopher
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A list of impressive games from any player and opening.

Euwe vs Lasker, 1934 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

Reti open with a powerful pin on QR1-KR8 diagonal
Pachman vs D Ciric, 1968 
(A04) Reti Opening, 31 moves, 1-0

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

London vs Paris, 1834 
(C01) French, Exchange, 27 moves, 0-1

Lasker wins "helped" by white, but no less interesting for it.
Ilyin-Zhenevsky vs Lasker, 1925  
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

White plays poorly, but Alekhine's annotations are really good.
C H Alexander vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Pachman vs Eckert, 1940 
(C13) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

This looks like 'Tactis vs. Strategy', if there is such a book.
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

Excellent deflection at the end.
Chandler vs Y Gruenfeld, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 0-1

Anand shows iron guts
Anand vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

Gutsiest play ever by white.
Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962 
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Van Wely vs Morozevich, 2001 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

Famous psycological win
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

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