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Games Elaine should study!
Compiled by OneArmedScissor
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Games my sister, Elaine, should look at in order to improve her chess.

Great attacking game. Tal was a great attacking player.
Tal vs Taimanov, 1962 
(B49) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 42 moves, 1-0

a positional knight sacrafice
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Notice the simple, positional moves by Capa & how they win!
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Good maneuvering & positional play lead to good tactics!
Tal vs V Soloviev, 1955 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 53 moves, 1-0

Morphy is one of the all time greats.
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

17. Nf3+!! is a clearance sacrifice leading to mate!
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Weak squares should be exploited!
Petrosian vs Bondarevsky, 1950  
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

Fischer offers some good advice!
Unzicker vs Fischer, 1962  
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 26 moves, 0-1

Capablanca keeps things simple & goes into a winning end game.
Capablanca vs Rubinstein, 1928 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 44 moves, 1-0

Using the bishop pair to promote passed pawns!
Karjakin vs Ponomariov, 2006 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 56 moves, 0-1

E Tate vs T Braunlich, 2001 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 1-0

Bacrot vs N Djukic, 2008 
(E97) King's Indian, 59 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs C Kalme, 1958 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 57 moves, 1-0

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