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BwanaVa's favorite games
Compiled by BwanaVa
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Games that catch my fancy

Kudrin vs Rachels, 1989 
(B58) Sicilian, 29 moves, 0-1

Bradford vs Tarjan, 1978 
(B89) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

Tied up at g2
Larry Evans vs Lombardy, 1971 
(A21) English, 44 moves, 0-1

Suttles Irregularity
Suttles vs P Ostojic, 1969 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

Bishop v. Knight Domination
Fischer vs W G Addison, 1957 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 36 moves, 1-0

I'll Mate Your Face!
Fedorowicz vs K G Shirazi, 1979 
(A28) English, 26 moves, 1-0

Landslide
Keene vs S Kagan, 1972 
(A04) Reti Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

E Cohn vs Rubinstein, 1909 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

See? Tigran can attack!
Tal vs Petrosian, 1973 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 27 moves, 0-1

Weak d3 square
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

B v. Knight domination
K Rogoff vs Zuckerman, 1974
(A15) English, 44 moves, 1-0

Flank originality
Keene vs V Kovacevic, 1973  
(A06) Reti Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Larsen plays the KIA
Larsen vs Gligoric, 1970 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 61 moves, 1-0

Upset!
A Trefler vs Rohde, 1975 
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Flank game
Benko vs Bisguier, 1962 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 45 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Petrosian, 1969 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

the AVRO french
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1938 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

Resignation not premature
Fine vs Botvinnik, 1938  
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 31 moves, 1-0

Kotov teaches analysis
Flohr vs Fine, 1935 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

go for it all!
Keres vs Smyslov, 1953 
(A17) English, 28 moves, 0-1

Pawn Count
Pillsbury vs Gunsberg, 1895 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1-0

Petroff innocation
Browne vs Bisguier, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Rook Pawn ending-with rook not behind pawns
Berliner vs Fischer, 1963 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 0-1

When did Fischer fall asleep?
Bisguier vs Fischer, 1963 
(E61) King's Indian, 36 moves, 0-1

C Holt vs M Panchanathan, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 33 moves, 0-1

Effortless
Wojtkiewicz vs A P Law, 1990 
(A09) Reti Opening, 38 moves, 1-0

...the f pawn blows it open!
S Landau vs Reshevsky, 1937 
(D28) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

M Shibut vs J Roush, 2000
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Fischer, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

Well played pawn ending
Robson vs Alexander V Ivanov, 2011 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

de Firmian vs E Tate, 2001 
(B56) Sicilian, 40 moves, 0-1

Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

Kudrin vs M Wilder, 1987 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 34 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Larry Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Robert E Byrne, 1973 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov vs Tal, 1961 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 29 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs L Maslov, 1963 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 1-0

Keynote game of the first issue of CLR I got in 1973...
I A Horowitz vs Flohr, 1945 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Rossolimo Qg6!
Rossolimo vs P Reissmann, 1967 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 24 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Benko, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 39 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(D94) Grunfeld, 48 moves, 1-0

R Weinstein vs S Bernstein, 1959 
(A90) Dutch, 25 moves, 1-0

A Saemisch Crush-US Open 1977
Browne vs E Winslow, 1977 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

Yermolinsky vs J A Curdo, 1994
(A80) Dutch, 28 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Petrosian, 1959 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 51 moves, 0-1

Robert E Byrne vs Gligoric, 1963 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 44 moves, 1-0

J Enevoldsen vs Nimzowitsch, 1933 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

A Moiseenko vs Kuzubov, 2008 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs J Sherwin, 1957 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 36 moves, 1-0

Classic from 1976 US Open
Lombardy vs E Winslow, 1976 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 23 moves, 1-0

K Commons vs B Baczynskyj, 1976 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Short, 1995 
(D53) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Sherzer vs Kudrin, 1985 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 30 moves, 1-0

Petrosian K walk v IQP
Petrosian vs J Peters, 1976 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 50 moves, 1-0

weak a2-g8, followed by a smothered mate
J Peters vs Lombardy, 1977 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 34 moves, 1-0

J A Grefe vs Browne, 1973 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 21 moves, 1-0

Chiburdanidze vs M Sharif, 1995 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Svetozar gets a passed h-pawn...
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 39 moves, 1-0

Bisguier vs J Sherwin, 1954 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

de Firmian vs Huebner, 1995 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

W So vs E Moradiabadi, 2014 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Central play over flank play
Rubinstein vs Levenfish, 1911  
(C14) French, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Nunn, 1982  
(A67) Benoni, Taimanov Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs J Marsalek, 1960 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 21 moves, 1-0

Keene blows up Miles
Keene vs Miles, 1976  
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 26 moves, 1-0

Heaven can Waitzkin
Waitzkin vs E Frumkin, 1987 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 31 moves, 1-0

Petrosian vs Gligoric, 1970 
(E97) King's Indian, 33 moves, 0-1

interesting flank game
Karjakin vs Grischuk, 2018 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 67 moves, 1-0

Black Queen-all dressed up and no place to go
Fischer vs S Schweber, 1970 
(C18) French, Winawer, 47 moves, 1-0

Kramnik Rg8 starts a party
Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

SO-who Caruana's in Berlin?
Caruana vs W So, 2018 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

Suddenly ...Ne3
Kramnik vs Anand, 2008 
(D49) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 35 moves, 0-1

Anand and the White Square bishop close out Topalov
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 0-1

The Dragon Roars-NCL Game
L Shamkovich vs Vukcevich, 1976 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Chandler vs Y Gruenfeld, 1979 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 28 moves, 0-1

C Powell vs T Weinberger, 1976 
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

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