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Tactical games
Compiled by Danoboston
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Tal sacrifices multiple pieces
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit transitioning to endgame advantage
D Pruess vs W Shipman, 1998 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 40 moves, 1-0

Two exchange sacrifices to produce connected passed pawns
Lilienthal vs Ragozin, 1935 
(E24) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 47 moves, 0-1

Queen sacrifice
Y Gusev vs E Auerbach, 1946 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 37 moves, 1-0

24 Nxd7 wins even faster, but is not as much fun
Botvinnik vs Chekhover, 1935 
(A13) English, 43 moves, 1-0

Vintage Tal defeating Karpov
Tal vs Karpov, 1987 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 30 moves, 1-0

Outstanding classical back rank checkmate
E Z Adams vs Carlos Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Vintage Tal
Tal vs Simagin, 1956 
(B07) Pirc, 45 moves, 1-0

Tal makes multiple sacrifices and wins in 20 moves with black
J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

Tal being Tal
R Toran Albero vs Tal, 1961 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Nezh queen sacrifice
Polugaevsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

Bronstein at 65 crushes Walter Browne
Bronstein vs Browne, 1990 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 1-0

Tal crushes Speelman
Tal vs Speelman, 1988 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 34 moves, 1-0

Great Petrosian play vs Spassky
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Karpov crushes Timman
Timman vs Karpov, 1979 
(A28) English, 31 moves, 0-1

Muzio Gambit -- white wins
B Renaut vs NN, 1974 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Short has an amazingly active king in the middle game
Short vs Timman, 1991 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 34 moves, 1-0

Similar to Spassky-Petrosain Wch
Morozevich vs Bologan, 2004 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Classic game - Edward Lasker vs Sir George Thomas
Ed. Lasker vs G A Thomas, 1912 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 1-0

Tal develops lots of pieces -- to be able to sac them
Tal vs Tringov, 1964 
(B06) Robatsch, 17 moves, 1-0

Is it sound? A Tal game
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

ore Tal fireworks
Tal vs Hecht, 1962 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Move 25. Ne4!! is followed by a great combination
Aronian vs Caruana, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

Kings Indian - attack on black's king is fun
Hort vs Minic, 1967 
(E75) King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line, 28 moves, 1-0

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