Kasparov's Immortal ( Rxd4!! and so many complications!)
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1999
(B07) Pirc, 44 moves, 1-0
So much tactics and complications that computers explode w/ it.
Ivanchuk vs Yusupov, 1991
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1
And I thought one man could only sac two queens!
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1
The Battle at Hastings! (One of the most far-sighted combos.)
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0
The Game of the Century!
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1
The Evergreen Game (the final combination is brilliant!)
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0
A Bolt from the Blue! (Tal rips open the position, Violently)
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0
Petrov's Immortal (and its a grand one!)
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1
It's DO or DIE (one of Kramnik's greatest games)
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 1-0
An insight to 23rd Century Chess!
Anand vs Topalov, 2005
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2
The Immortal Game! (Despite the blunders)
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0
One of the greatest endings I have ever seen.
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0
The "Mona Lisa" of Gufeld (and probably chess's too!)
Bagirov vs Gufeld, 1973
(E84) King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line, 32 moves, 0-1
Nehzmetdinov's most acclaimed Brilliancy!
Polugaevsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1958
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1
Qg3!! and the queen can be taken 3 different ways! (all lose)
S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1
The attack no one foresaw (Byrne gets Knightmares)
R Byrne vs Fischer, 1963
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1
The Polish Immortal (Najdorf show you who's boss)
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1
Real or Not, this game is truly amazing!
C van de Loo vs M Hesseling, 1983
(C57) Two Knights, 48 moves, 1-0
Rubintein's Immortal ( Get ready for this awesome game)
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1
Petrosian producing an amazing queen sac!
Petrosian vs Pachman, 1961
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1-0
The Immortal Draw!
K Hamppe vs Meitner, 1872
(C25) Vienna, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2
Rxc7 and the rook is trapped, right?
Botvinnik vs Portisch, 1968
(A22) English, 26 moves, 1-0
Ba3!! and Botvinnik springs into action (a fav. of many GM's)
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0
Two pawns on the 7th, a B and a R hold down white's army!
V Malakhov vs Zvjaginsev, 2004
(E97) King's Indian, 43 moves, 0-1
White's king is having tea w/ Black's king (He's dead!)
Cifuentes Parada vs Zvjaginsev, 1995
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1
White's attack looks winning but...Qxb2+!!! saves black!
J Bellon Lopez vs R Jamieson, 1977
(C47) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2
Who knew this was coming? (Qxf4!!)
Torre vs N Banks, 1924
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0
Maroczy vs Tartakower, 1922
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1
The two rooks and a bishop (!) just to lure the queen away (!!)
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1
Qxh3+!!,"Think like a grandmaster"? GM's can't think like that!
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1
!! A brilliant game from the great Morphy!
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1896
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 0-1
Appears in "From Russia, with Love." Fire on the board!
Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0
The Power of Pawns!
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1
The Great Defensive Masterpiece
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0
"Come dance with me! (Dancing Queens!)"
E Z Adams vs Torre, 1920
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0
Complications here and there. Nothing to new.
Lasker vs W Napier, 1904
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 35 moves, 1-0
One of Tal's greatest
Tal vs Fischer, 1959
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 34 moves, 1-0
Bringing on the Hurricane!
Reti vs Alekhine, 1925
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1
Double exchange sac!
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1
The Finnish Immortal!
Westerinen vs G Sigurjonsson, 1977
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0
Tactical slugfest + Positional/Endgame brilliancy = Great Game
Alekhine vs Reti, 1922
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2
Wow (Nh1! and b5!!)
Nimzowitsch vs Rubinstein, 1926
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 46 moves, 1-0
Nd6!! followed up by Nxf7!! (You thought Nxe8 didn't you)
Geller vs Keres, 1973
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0
Despite its simplicity,this game is one of the best in history!
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0
Stupendous game by both players
Kasparov vs Anand, 1995
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0
Karpov is simply overwhelmed
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1993
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 27 moves, 0-1
Rf7!! A brilliant conception and truly unique!
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0
One of the most surprising and amazing games
Short vs Timman, 1991
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0
Dreev's dreams come true (He is immortalized)
Gelfand vs Dreev, 1993
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 44 moves, 0-1
A great attack (very muddy water [..Re4!! made it worse] )
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1994
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1
Who knew Radjabov had it in him!
Anand vs Radjabov, 2003
(B32) Sicilian, 39 moves, 0-1
Checkmate w/ the king!
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0
Possibly the most amazing counter-attack there is!
Geller vs Euwe, 1953
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1
The Immortal Zugzwang game
Saemisch vs Nimzowitsch, 1923
(E18) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3, 25 moves, 0-1
Facinating and beautiful game
M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953
(C27) Vienna Game, 34 moves, 1-0
Nimzowitsch vs Tarrasch, 1914
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1
The ORIGINAL double bishop sacrifice...
Lasker vs J Bauer, 1889
(A03) Bird's Opening, 38 moves, 1-0
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1893
(C21) Center Game, 19 moves, 1-0
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1
One of Karpov's greatest
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986
(E12) Queen's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1
Karpov vs Topalov, 1994
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0
Qg7!! Stunning queen sac
Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0
A Brilliant NOVELTY! (A queen sac for pawn novelty?!)
Ivanchuk vs Karjakin, 2008
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 49 moves, 1-0
Bh3!! One of the most beautiful moves ever played
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1
Both players should be aplauded
Karjakin vs Anand, 2006
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1
What they call "Ownage"!
Kamsky vs Kramnik, 1994
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0
Spassky hangs a Knight sac for some active counter-play??
Averbakh vs Spassky, 1956
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2
Opening closed positions, forcefully!
S Brzozka vs Bronstein, 1963
(A88) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6, 70 moves, 0-1
A magnificent battle between the two Titans
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1959
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2
"I don't need these rooks!"
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0
Huh? What? I didn't even get anything in this game!
Tal vs Hecht, 1962
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0
One of the best games by two geniuses!
Morozevich vs Ivanchuk, 2004
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 30 moves, 0-1
"A Supreme Creative Achievement"
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985
(B44) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1
A true epic!
Korchnoi vs Tal, 1962
(A62) Benoni, Fianchetto Variation, 54 moves, 1-0
Tal is out "Taled"!
R Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0
The Best Draw ever?
Tal vs Aronin, 1957
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2
A truly unique effort!
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1961
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2
This game deserves more than just this.
G Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0
20/20 vision as even Tal couldn't see what was coming!
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1
The Pearl of Zandvoort
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0
Bronstein isn't going down with out a fight!
Sliwa vs Bronstein, 1957
(A81) Dutch, 29 moves, 1-0
Smyslov's Greatest game? Maybe!
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1
Botvinnik is attacked relentlessly in a WCC game!
Botvinnik vs Tal, 1960
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 47 moves, 0-1
The Triumphant March
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963
(D94) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0
The Kitchen Sink attack!
Malinin vs A Andreev, 1989
(A58) Benko Gambit, 32 moves, 1-0
"The Uruguayan Immortal"
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1
Janowski vs Alapin, 1905
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1-0
Are tempos and development really that much??
M Gurevich vs Timman, 1991
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 61 moves, 0-1
Death to the King!
Topalov vs Anand, 2005
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0
The Immortal Sacrifice Game!
L Milman vs J Fang, 2005
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0
Spassky is thinking "Mate" while Petrosian thinks otherwise!
Petrosian vs Spassky, 1966
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 30 moves, 1-0
Maczynski vs W H Pratten, 1948
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1
Who comes up with a list without this?
Fischer vs Spassky, 1972
(D59) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower, 41 moves, 1-0
Come on Reti, give Capa a taste of his own medicine
Reti vs Capablanca, 1924
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0
Beliavsky vs Nunn, 1985
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 27 moves, 0-1
Too many non-routine moves!
C Hoi vs Gulko, 1988
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0
There they go again!
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0
Who said doubled isolated pawns were bad in the endgame?
Tylkowski vs A Wojciechowski, 1931
(A03) Bird's Opening, 40 moves, 0-1