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The Most Overrated Games of All Time
Compiled by Calli
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How to win in 20 more moves than it should take
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

The Not really Zugzwang Game
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923  
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1

The most overrated sacrifice of all time
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Great for age 13, "Game of the Century" ? Not even close.
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Vastly overpraised game. Bernstein might even have a win.
Capablanca vs O Bernstein, 1911 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

13. d6?? exd6 14.g5 Re8 would win
Alekhine vs Botvinnik, 1936  
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

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