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Hot Logic's favorite games
Compiled by Hot Logic
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A collection of games that interest me for a variety of reasons. They may contain amazing tactics, brilliant strategies, clever opening play or be of instructional value.

Tomas Oral produces mate in 24 moves with the Westerinen attack
Oral vs Navara, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Tatiana takes no prisoners in this miniature
T Kosintseva vs A M Galliamova, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

The Pearl of Zandvoort
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

Terminated.
Karpov vs J Korwin Mikke, 2000
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Z Mamedjarova vs T Kosintseva, 2007 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

another b3 sicilian
Oral vs Navara, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 65 moves, 1-0

and another b3 sicilian
Oral vs C Davila, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sun Tzu: An army remains motionless until it is ready to attack
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2005 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 1-0

Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Morozevich vs Kasparov, 1995 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Fedorov vs P H Nielsen, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 13 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Themes: Development, Uncastled king, Sacrifices, Crossfire mate
Teichmann vs NN, 1914 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Short, 1997 
(B40) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

the b3 sicilian, again
E Vicary vs J Kleiman, 2006 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

This game is CHESS.
Steinitz vs Max Weiss, 1882  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Y Stepak vs Y Mashian, 1980 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 193 moves, 1-0

Knight Sac! Queen Sac!
Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Messy, but I like it
Zaiatz vs R Klipper, 2007
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

A Bayrak vs N Dzagnidze, 2007
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs P Chilingirova, 1988 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Endgame knight sac
Yifan Hou vs V Cmilyte, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Young Blood
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2007 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Bronstein, Tal's Chess Hero
Bronstein vs C Lemoine, 1958 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 26 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

The result of the original Marshall Attack
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Overprotection of the d4 square
A Timofeev vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

R+P v R+P endgame
T Kosintseva vs E V Kovalevskaya, 2007
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

A Braun vs M van der Werf, 2008 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Chess culture
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Just another Ruy Lopez drawfest
V A Vasiliev vs Tolush, 1945 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

Oral vs J Stocek, 1998 
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

T Kosintseva vs A Karlovich, 2008
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

L'Hermet vs Leonhardt, 1927
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

zugzwang
M Mukhitdinov vs Nezhmetdinov, 1954 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 40 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs C McNab, 1980
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0

NN vs T McCracken, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs J Nogueiras, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 1-0

A rather daring classical gambit
C J Corte vs Jacobo Bolbochan, 1946 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 1-0

A Cascade of Pins
N Kosintseva vs L Mkrtchian, 2012
(C16) French, Winawer, 64 moves, 1-0

Great Endgame technique by Svidler in R+P v R
Svidler vs S Azarov, 2011
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Incredible Judo King
Nakamura vs J Fluvia Poyatos, 2007 
(D80) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1-0

Playing imbalanced positions
P Cramling vs A Muzychuk, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 0-1

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