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James Bowman's favorite games
Compiled by James Bowman
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Just putting together games that impress me is all.

Opening lines and ignoring the attack, foiling the attack with
S Mariotti vs G Eppinger, 1969 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 20 moves, 1-0

learning to see
J McConnell vs Morphy, 1849 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

how to startand finish an attack
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

tempo and line control
Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

morphy is out of control
Morphy vs E Rousseau, 1849 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs Bird, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 1-0

J B vs C Craig, 1857 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

S Mariotti vs Gligoric, 1969 
(E76) King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs T Lichtenhein, 1857 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs M20, 1963 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Morphy vs J McConnell, 1849 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 32 moves, 1-0

J McConnell vs Morphy, 1850 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

H Goldhamer vs Fischer, 1956 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

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

Fischer vs Keres, 1962 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

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

Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Chukaev vs Tal, 1956 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 27 moves, 0-1

New Kid Old school tactics
R Fontaine vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

Kamsky at his best
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

Another Gem
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

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