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Cultus' favorite games part3
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Sadler vs Pelletier, 2003 
(E56) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6, 18 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs Kamsky, 2009 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 30 moves, 0-1

IQP Nimzo
Portisch vs Karpov, 1975 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

IQP Semi-Tarrasch
Botvinnik vs Flohr, 1946 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

IQP d5 advance
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1906 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

IQP Caro-Kann
Kavalek vs Larsen, 1970 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 38 moves, 1-0

bad IQP
Karpov vs Spassky, 1979 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

against IQP
Kotov vs H Steiner, 1946 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 72 moves, 0-1

Taimanov vs Lipnitsky, 1952 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 45 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Aronian, 2007 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 49 moves, 1-0

IQP -> hanging pawns attack the backward pawn
Rubinstein vs Salwe, 1908  
(D33) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1-0

sac to h7
Baburin vs B Lengyel, 1990
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 27 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Illescas Cordoba, 1994 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 43 moves, 1-0

Pachman vs Unzicker, 1964
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

hanging pawns
Gligoric vs Keres, 1958 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

S Brunello vs S Malikentzos, 2012
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 44 moves, 1-0

B Savchenko vs Vitiugov, 2012
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Nakamura, 2012 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

M Atabayev vs A Gabrielian, 2012
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 69 moves, 1-0

13...? black to move
Y Boidman vs Fritz, 1998 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 20 moves, 0-1

C Marcelin vs E Najer, 2008
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

M Vidmar Jr vs Gligoric, 1946
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

24...? black to move
S Volkov vs Movsesian, 1998 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 34 moves, 0-1

14.? white to move
Rohde vs W Martz, 1977 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Short vs Vaganian, 1989 
(C18) French, Winawer, 51 moves, 1-0

J A Blanco vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 77 moves, 0-1

N Pogonina vs G Shmirina, 2004
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 55 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1908  
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

how to play ruy lopez
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1908 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 55 moves, 1-0

maroczy idea for black
D Klein vs R Djurhuus, 2011
(B20) Sicilian, 44 moves, 0-1

17.? white to move
T Dzubasz vs M Ellerbrock, 1996 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

rook ending 3 vs 4 pawns on the same wing
T Duong vs Yermolinsky, 2007 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 124 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Bogoljubov, 1924 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 65 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Reti, 1924 
(C14) French, Classical, 36 moves, 1-0

Anand vs T Thorhallsson, 1987
(C04) French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line, 43 moves, 1-0

Anand vs D V Prasad, 1987 
(C02) French, Advance, 51 moves, 1-0

Anand vs M Gurevich, 1990 
(C02) French, Advance, 38 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Vaganian, 1995 
(C10) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Anand vs A Dreev, 1991 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Bareev, 1993 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 1-0

Korchnoi vs Gurgenidze, 1967 
(C11) French, 25 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs R Zysk, 1988 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

A Brenke vs R Holmberg, 1999 
(C11) French, 48 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Khalifman, 2000 
(C18) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Shirov, 2000
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Korchnoi, 2000 
(C11) French, 19 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Shirov, 2000 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 1-0

T Lirindzakis vs U Atakisi, 2004
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 31 moves, 0-1

Baburin vs G Shahade, 2001 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 135 moves, 0-1

Ni Hua vs Zhou Weiqi, 2012 
(C02) French, Advance, 43 moves, 1-0

routine pawn advance...
A Zhigalko vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2012
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 69 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Panno, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

K Mekhitarian vs B Ribeiro, 2010
(A57) Benko Gambit, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

20...? black to move insane
S P Tanin vs G Sanakoev, 1960 
(C18) French, Winawer, 34 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

L Milman vs J Fang, 2005 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 31 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Huebner, 1982 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 37 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Huebner, 1979 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Miles, 1985 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

exploit caro kann
Kudrin vs R Douven, 1989 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 51 moves, 1-0

Ake Olsson vs Ake Carlsson, 1971 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 55 moves, 1-0

37...? black to move
Velimirovic vs A Zontakh, 1998 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 38 moves, 0-1

A Goganov vs V Yemelin, 2012
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 70 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pirc vs E Zinner, 1933
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 47 moves, 0-1

18.? white to move
T Hillarp Persson vs T Thomsen, 1997 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 22 moves, 1-0

Harikrishna vs A Giri, 2013 
(C10) French, 59 moves, 1-0

G Jones vs Anand, 2012 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Kramnik, 1993 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 99 moves, 1/2-1/2

Harikrishna vs Van Wely, 2013 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 39 moves, 1-0

illustrative bishop ending
Tiviakov vs E Romanov, 2012 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 67 moves, 1-0

A Giri vs Morozevich, 2011 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

Ragozin
Svidler vs Kramnik, 2010 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2013 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 92 moves, 1-0

J G Soruco vs Fischer, 1966 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 21 moves, 0-1

27...? black to move
Lilienthal vs Kotov, 1948 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

R Sinitsin vs M Kanarek, 2008
(E90) King's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

44...? black to move
H Szapiel vs Keres, 1950 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

V Gashimov vs Shirov, 2008 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 67 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Short, 2010 
(C10) French, 40 moves, 1-0

Gligoric vs Fischer, 1970 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 35 moves, 0-1

A Saric vs R Sargac, 2001 
(A74) Benoni, Classical, 9...a6, 10.a4, 30 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs B J M Markx, 1896 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 17 moves, 1-0

Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

27...? black to move sunday
P Vorontsov vs K W Troff, 2012 
(B50) Sicilian, 33 moves, 0-1

jump to f5
F van Assendelft vs A Giri, 2008
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 38 moves, 0-1

queen maneuver
M Gurevich vs Kasparov, 1988 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 32 moves, 0-1

iqp
I Sokolov vs Leko, 2013 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 26 moves, 0-1

T A Vakhidov vs Z Mamedjarova, 2004
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

32.? white to move
W Schmidt vs Jansa, 1983 
(D85) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 1-0

27.? white to move
Korotylev vs Z Izoria, 1998 
(E58) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3, 29 moves, 1-0

J Jens vs Le Quang Liem, 2011
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 0-1

Zhou Weiqi vs Le Quang Liem, 2007 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 53 moves, 0-1

D Sengupta vs Le Quang Liem, 2006
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 58 moves, 0-1

D Kalashian vs Le Quang Liem, 2006
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Roellig vs Hector, 1993
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 57 moves, 0-1

16.? white to move. counter counter tactics clearance Q sac.
Miles vs Plaskett, 1983 
(A22) English, 19 moves, 1-0

najdorf
Kamsky vs Nakamura, 2012 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 50 moves, 0-1

22.? white to mmove
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Carlsen, 2010 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 0-1

A Giri vs V Kovalev, 2008
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 77 moves, 1/2-1/2

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