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Greatest Blunders
Compiled by actionhero56
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even grandmasters make mistakes!

17...exf5?? loses queen and the game
Deep Blue vs Kasparov, 1997 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 19 moves, 1-0

9 O-O, castling was the blunder in this game
B Burt vs Blackburne, 1869  
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 0-1

57, Kc2 loses the whole game!
Bronstein vs Botvinnik, 1951 
(B63) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

Black missed 36...bg1!! and instead resigned
Von Popiel vs G Marco, 1902 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

34...Qe3??
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0

the great Petrosian plays 36.Ng5??
Petrosian vs Bronstein, 1956 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 36 moves, 0-1

Beliavsky plays the worst move possible in 69.Kf4??
Beliavsky vs L E Johannessen, 2002 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 69 moves, 0-1

54.gxh6+?? sometimes it is better not to take material
Chandler vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1987 
(B33) Sicilian, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

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