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MaczynskiPratten's favorite games
Compiled by MaczynskiPratten
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The Immortal Game
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

The English Immortal
Maczynski vs W Pratten, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Possibly the best game of chess in the world?
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

The Evergreen Game
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

The most famous / instructive game ever played
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

The Polish Immortal
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

The ultimate positional game
Bogoljubov vs Capablanca, 1928 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

The funniest ever final position - the pawn roller
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

The Immortal Zugzwang Game
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

The hungriest knights ever
Bogoljubov vs L Schmid, 1949 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

The Pawn least likely to succeed
A Dunkelblum vs Keres, 1937 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

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

The ultimate pawn chain
Szabo vs C H Alexander, 1954 
(A82) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 36 moves, 0-1

The shortest "real" grandmaster game
Z Djordjevic vs M Kovacevic, 1984 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 3 moves, 0-1

King hunt and futile Knight tour
Furman vs Lipnitsky, 1951 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

A modern masterpiece
D Gormally vs Sutovsky, 2005 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 36 moves, 0-1

Living on the knife edge
Aronian vs Caruana, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

The En Passant Mate
G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928 
(C02) French, Advance, 15 moves, 1-0

The monstrous centralised octopus
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

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