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Great Counterattacks
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Anderssen over-reaches in the Evans
Anderssen vs J Finch, 1851 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 32 moves, 0-1

To counter the Latvian- make every move count!
Dubois vs Count Kushelev-Bezborodko, 1858 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 27 moves, 1-0

Capa at 12-Lasker advise- Give back sacked material
J Corzo vs Capablanca, 1901 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 0-1

Master counter-puncher shows how it's done
Lasker vs N Whitaker, 1907 
(B01) Scandinavian, 42 moves, 0-1

Capa was also an excellent tactician!
Marshall vs Capablanca, 1909 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 52 moves, 0-1

Lasker gets outfoxed
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 58 moves, 1-0

Double Rook sac versus future world champ
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(C56) Two Knights, 20 moves, 0-1

Euwe turns the tables on Geller
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

Petrosian- nerves of steel
Tal vs Petrosian, 1973 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

Rapid game with Lots of tactics
Kasparov vs Topalov, 1998 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 39 moves, 1-0

Black's King walks the plank
Petrosian vs I Pogrebissky, 1949  
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 28 moves, 1-0

Slow patient maneuvering
A Turner vs Reshevsky, 1956 
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 43 moves, 0-1

A funny game with both players losing rooks, at h1 & a8
A Hon vs P Van der Sterren, 1992 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Typical Tal sacs- down 2 rooks, but watch the Bishops!
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Petrosian resets his pieces to the start position.
Benko vs Petrosian, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 43 moves, 0-1

Black's attack plays itself in last dozen moves
Miles vs Yusupov, 1985 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 24 moves, 0-1

Counter-Attack in more senses than 1- Also shortest WCh game!
Anand vs Gelfand, 2012 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

A most controversial world championship game
Lasker vs Schlechter, 1910  
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 71 moves, 1-0

Annotations by Morphy - very revealing
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834  
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

The Caro as an offensive weapon
M Gluzman vs Bareev, 2001 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 27 moves, 0-1

Rare Fischer loss, in a simul.
Fischer vs L Loayza, 1965 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 23 moves, 0-1

Tal plays an aggressive Caro-Kann
V Muratov vs Tal, 1988 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Capa is not only a positional genius, but a great tactician!
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1909 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Breaking a pin!
O Gadia vs L T Da Silva, 1962
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 36 moves, 1-0

Karpov's systematic play versus IQP
Kamsky vs Karpov, 1996 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 45 moves, 0-1

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