Pawns promoted to knights make a brilliant queen sac
G MacDonnell vs Bird, 1874
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1
Game ends in 14 moves.
Burn vs Owen, 1874
(B07) Pirc, 14 moves, 1-0
Not forced, but once it's taken mate is on its way.
E Sobernheim vs S A Langleben, 1895
(C13) French, 25 moves, 0-1
Its the moves after the queen sac that are just as good.
C Schultz vs C Carls, 1900
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 0-1
Marshall vs Chigorin, 1905
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 30 moves, 1-0
This is a short forced queen take game.
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0
Nice attack ending in the ultimate queen check/sac.
K Havasi vs W Rivier, 1928
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0
I A Horowitz vs Denker, 1936
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1
Connected rooks are powerful tradeoff for queen.
Taimanov vs Lisitsin, 1949
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 1-0
The game ends on the sac.
Keres vs Spassky, 1955
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0
J Jezek vs Uhlmann, 1956
(E77) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1
Queen sac is surpassed by the symphony of pieces.
Unzicker vs Keres, 1956
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 39 moves, 1-0
Bobotsov vs Tal, 1958
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 30 moves, 0-1
Similiar to #5 on this list but longer game.
I Nei vs Petrosian, 1960
(A56) Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0
The mate with 2 knights and a rook is amazing.
E Reichmann vs H Ullrich, 1961
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1
R Nezhmetdinov vs O Chernikov, 1962
(B32) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0
Larsen vs Petrosian, 1966
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 30 moves, 1-0
White king goes for a little walk after sac.
J Agdamus vs J Rubinetti, 1970
(E15) Queen's Indian, 28 moves, 0-1
M Stean vs Browne, 1974
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0
J Augustin vs Nunn, 1977
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1
This is a quick game.
Seirawan vs Browne, 1979
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 18 moves, 0-1
Andersson vs Cifuentes Parada, 1984
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0
Just when you thought white had won.
Kupreichik vs N Rashkovsky, 1986
(B57) Sicilian, 43 moves, 0-1
Its amazing how the queen is sacrificed so early.
Malinin vs V Savinov, 1988
(A58) Benko Gambit, 36 moves, 1-0
Forced tactical ending.
Vokac vs H Van der Veen, 1989
(A36) English, 31 moves, 1-0
Knight moves with bishop & rook mating net after sac is killer.
R Vera vs G Garcia, 1992
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0
This queen offering is forced.
Cifuentes Parada vs Zvjaginsev, 1995
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1
Bronstein vs Sulypa, 1996
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 43 moves, 1-0
The ensuring pursuit after the queen sac is great!
Navara vs P Polak, 1996
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0
Simply brilliant queen exchange for two rooks.
de Firmian vs E Tate, 2001
(B56) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1
Kogan vs Arencibia Rodriguez, 2002
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0
This queen sac is not as obvious as most.
Radjabov vs Anand, 2002
(E12) Queen's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1
Already down 2 pieces, the queen sac is a forced win!
Sutovsky vs Smirin, 2002
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0
The king tries to find a safe place after the sac to no avail.
Krasenkow vs Nakamura, 2007
(A14) English, 28 moves, 0-1
Promotion of pawn to knight after queen sac is brilliant!
R Fontaine vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2007
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1