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Fail
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Just some failures.

Queen "Mouseslip" FAIL
Geller vs Suetin, 1950 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 35 moves, 0-1

Queen "Mouseslip" FAIL 2
J Polgar vs Karpov, 1993 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 32 moves, 1-0

QKB vs K -- Stalemate FAIL
Kasparov vs K Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Missed Simple Tactic FAIL
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Bishop FAIL
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1991 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 21 moves, 0-1

Missed E-file Q+R mate FAIL
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1921 
(C26) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

Missed Pawn takes Knight FAIL
Kasparov vs Anand, 1992 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 17 moves, 1-0

Pushing wrong passed pawn FAIL
Fischer vs Letelier, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 61 moves, 0-1

Earlier Minor Piece Fork FAIL
L Christiansen vs Karpov, 1993 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 1-0

QxB Blindfold FAIL
Kramnik vs Shirov, 2001 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 14 moves, 1-0

Queen FAIL
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C58) Two Knights, 30 moves, 0-1

Missed PxQ? FAIL!
Topalov vs Karpov, 2002 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

PxN FAIL
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1889 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Mate? No. Just Phail.
Reshevsky vs Savon, 1973 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 40 moves, 0-1

RxR FAIL
Karpov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1-0

Yes, Aleky, that's how Queens move. And capture.
Alekhine vs Ecole Polytechnique Paris, 1925 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Q and K fork... FAIL!
Kosteniuk vs McShane, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

Kasparov resi- Oh wait no... Karpov does.
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Missed Queen takes Queen FAIL
I Livshin vs Kasparian, 1953 
(A65) Benoni, 6.e4, 35 moves, 1-0

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