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Puzzles I should have solved, but didn't :-(
Compiled by YouRang
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Daily puzzles that I missed, and after looking at the answer, I decided that I SHOULD have gotten it. This is mostly for my own personal review, but others are welcome to observe. Hopefully this list will grow slowly!

Tue 2007.04.24 - 28. ?
Capablanca vs T A Carter, 1909 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Wed 2007.05.09 - 24. ?
C Bouton vs T V Grabuzova, 2000 
(C11) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Not sure I *should* have solved, but should be more observant.
B V Alterman vs R Lev, 1994 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1-0

Fri 2007.06.08 - 17. ?
E Mnatsakanian vs J Banas, 1979 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 27 moves, 1-0

Thu 2007.06.14 - 37. ?
Miles vs Nikolaiczuk, 1986 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0

Tue 2007.07.03 - 32. ? embarrassing!
Xie Jun vs K Arakhamia-Grant, 1997 
(B83) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Wed 2007.07.25 - 30. ? shallow analysis
I Krush vs K B Richardson, 2007 
(E73) King's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

Wed 2007.10.03 -18...? stupidly shallow analysis
K V Shantharam vs K Murugan, 1994 
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 18 moves, 0-1

Fri 2007.10.05 - 25...? Missed ...Bh4 for fear of losing rook!
J Kostro vs W Schmidt, 1968 
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 40 moves, 0-1

Wed 2007.11.05 -- 42...? Missed that I had time for 42...Qa6
N Michaelsen vs Bacrot, 2000 
(D85) Grunfeld, 42 moves, 0-1

Wed 2008.01.02 -- 32. ? Hasty 32.Rxb8? Rxb8 33.Rf8? Qd6+ -+
Capablanca vs R Raubitschek, 1906 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Wed 2008.02.13 - 43.? I should've realized it's a DRAW...
Kasparov vs V Tukmakov, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Thu 2008.03.20 - 18. ? Qh6! with pin of pawn pair!!
Soltis vs D B Gurevich, 1981 
(B89) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Tue 2008.05.06 - 39...? dismissed sac since 2 ways to take
M Feigin vs Flohr, 1937 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 39 moves, 0-1

Thu 2008.05.29 -- 25...? Missed point of brilliant 26...f4!!
Srinath Narayanan vs V Ikonnikov, 2006 
(B32) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

Wed 2008.06.18 - 33.? hasty & shallow analysis strikes again
Suetin vs Tseshkovsky, 1972 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 33 moves, 1-0

Wed 2008.07.08 - 58.? missed defensive nature of puzzle
Salov vs J Horvath, 1983 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 58 moves, 1-0

Fri 2008.10.03 - 35...? wasn't that hard to see quick mate
G Forintos vs V Tomovic, 1957 
(A06) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 1-0

Wed 2009.01.14 - 34.? suckered into 'elegant' 34.Re3?
Yudasin vs Judit Polgar, 1991 
(B32) Sicilian, 42 moves, 1-0

Tue 2009.01.27 - 20...? found a decent move, far short of best
Suba vs Portisch, 1984 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 20 moves, 0-1

Tue 2009.03.17 - 36...? two move queen trap
E Walther vs Tal, 1966 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 37 moves, 0-1

Wed 2009.04.08 - 42...? never even considered ...Rf2!
H Melkumyan vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2009 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 43 moves, 0-1

Thu 2009.06.18 - 23.? didn't look deeply enough at 23.h4!
Shabalov vs R Elseth, 1991 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 27 moves, 1-0

Wed 2009.08.26 - 26.? I saw right move, but didn't see it thru.
M Velcheva vs H Puuska, 2007 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 1-0

Wed 2009.09.09 - 35...? should have looked at all Q deflections
V Cmilyte vs E Polovnikova-Atalik, 2007 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 36 moves, 0-1

Thu 2009.10.22 - 44...? Look at every threat,,,
Ahues vs Sultan Khan, 1930 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 46 moves, 0-1

Tue 2009.12.08 - 23...? pay attention to pins!
Botvinnik vs Kotov, 1946 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 24 moves, 0-1

Wed 2009.12.23 - 41.? sometimes winning isn't the only goal
Miles vs M Nedobora, 1994 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fri 2010.01.22 - 31.? failed to look at the whole board
Stahlberg vs Najdorf, 1947 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 36 moves, 1-0

Thu 2010.03.04 - 43.? failed to see white pawn storm
L Gutman vs M Knezevic, 1984 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 44 moves, 1-0

Thu 2010.03.11 - 27.? usual thing: glanced at Nf6+ w/o depth
Levenfish vs Riumin, 1936 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Wed 2010.04.21 - 25...? failed to notice Qa2 & Bc3 traps rook
Ujtelky vs Parma, 1966 
(A14) English, 26 moves, 0-1

Wed 2010.06.02 - 26...? too narrow minded approach to R+B mate
Z Nilsson vs E E Book, 1946 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Fri 2010.06.25 - 71.? not hard, I just didn't think it through
K Lerner vs I D Dorfman, 1980 
(D94) Grunfeld, 76 moves, 1-0

Thu 2010.09.02 - 32.? Consider all checks, duh
Z Franco Ocampos vs J Sequera, 2002 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

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