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Morten's favorite games 2
Compiled by Morten
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Hard fought draw.

Dreev vs Yudasin, 1990 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Brilliant attack continues through exchanges
V Akopian vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2008 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 26 moves, 1-0

One of two mindblowing Kamsky wins in this match.
Kramnik vs Kamsky, 1994 
(A17) English, 38 moves, 0-1

Unreal Ivanchuck game
Ivanchuk vs Jobava, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Great Planinc
Vaganian vs A Planinc, 1975 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Marvellous Stean game
M Stean vs Browne, 1974 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Mikenas brilliancy
V Mikenas vs S F Lebedev, 1941 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Brilliant trap
Matulovic vs A Tsvetkov, 1965 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 41 moves, 1-0

back rank trouble
Pomar Salamanca vs M Johansson Sr, 1966 
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 27 moves, 1-0

Gravity-defying game by Anand
Anand vs Lautier, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Prison camp
G Bailey vs E Fischvogt, 1999 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Sacrifices, sacrifices and then some
Serper vs I Nikolaidis, 1993 
(E70) King's Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Alekhine รก la Capablanca
Alekhine vs Yates, 1922  
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1951 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 0-1

Positional queen sacrifice - Jobava takes another one
Gelfand vs Jobava, 2011 
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 29 moves, 1-0

Extended queenless attack
Huebner vs Kasparov, 1986 
(D90) Grunfeld, 38 moves, 0-1

King March
Geller vs Tal, 1975 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Reti, 1922 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1-0

The Tomb Game
B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 1-0

A fine game by Geller
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Kasparov attack
Kasparov vs Kramnik, 1994 
(B33) Sicilian, 36 moves, 1-0

Superb Capablanca
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Vintage Tigran
Petrosian vs Mecking, 1971 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 57 moves, 1-0

Giri vs Aronian, 2012 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 0-1

Amazing double checks to mate - but comb is incorrect
V Gashimov vs R Kempinski, 2011 
(B54) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Queen out of play
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

Brilliantly anticipated combination turns the tables
Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Anand masterpiece
Ivanchuk vs Anand, 1992 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 45 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Simagin, 1956 
(A53) Old Indian, 48 moves, 1-0

Astounding move
E MacDonald vs Burn, 1910 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

Suprise bishop sac
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

V Kuznetsov vs G Gajewski, 2007 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

Rossolimo classic
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Great depth Carlsen game
Carlsen vs Anand, 2012 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Shirov, 1996 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 1-0

Sharp Kasparov play
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

A Dod vs D Mills, 1903 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Zugzwang
J Kaplan vs Bronstein, 1975 
(C11) French, 26 moves, 0-1

Grischuk vs Fressinet, 2000 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 33 moves, 1-0

Brilliant Carlsen game
Carlsen vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A05) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

Beautiful finish
Caruana vs Ponomariov, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2015 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

Bronstein classic
Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

R Franz vs Mayet, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 0-1

J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

Teichmann vs Chigorin, 1905 
(A84) Dutch, 27 moves, 1-0

Tiger Tiger
T Hillarp Persson vs T Laurusas, 2018 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Polish immortal
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Seirawan vs Timman, 1990 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 26 moves, 1-0

Vachier-Lagrave vs Rapport, 2019 
(C02) French, Advance, 50 moves, 1-0

Capablanca simul
Capablanca vs Brooklyn CC, 1931 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Zugzwang
D Rensch vs T Abrahamyan, 2010 
(C18) French, Winawer, 37 moves, 1-0

Portuguese Scandinavian part 1
J Ye vs R M D P de Almeida, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 0-1

Portuguese Scandinavian part 2
W Zili vs R M D P de Almeida, 1996 
(B01) Scandinavian, 13 moves, 0-1

Zugzwang
Bagirov vs K Grigorian, 1976 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Harmon vs Borgov
Ivanchuk vs Wolff, 1993 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Borgov - Harmon
Stein vs A Matanovic, 1965 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Lutchenko Harmon
A Petrosian vs V Akopian, 1988 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Arencibia Rodriguez vs S Kamuhangire, 1990 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 0-1

Harmon vs Beltik
R Nezhmetdinov vs Kasparian, 1955 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 47 moves, 1-0

Zugzwang new classic
V Fedoseev vs Carlsen, 2021 
(E61) King's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

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