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Famous blunders and traps
Compiled by Capablanca Fan
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At any moment throughout the game, a trap could be set, from stalemate traps to skewers. Blunders don't always result in a loss, but they could also lead to embarrassing draws when a player gets so confident in winning. Here are my favorites.

Reshevsky is up many pawns but allows a stalemate trap!
C Pilnick vs Reshevsky, 1942 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov pushes b-pawn, but overlooks the possible stalemate!
O Bernstein vs Smyslov, 1946 
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kaspy comes a little too close for the kill - stalemate!
Kasparov vs K Georgiev, 1988 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 78 moves, 1/2-1/2

Morphy blunders to a mate - that's impossible!
Morphy vs Maurian, 1855 
(000) Chess variants, 12 moves, 0-1

The possible Blunder Of The World Championship!
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1

NN captures a pawn but allows a Fool's Mate variation!
C A S Damant vs NN, 1932 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 8 moves, 1-0

Thinks up a possible mate, but gets mated himself!
Koltanowski vs A Dunkelblum, 1923 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 15 moves, 1-0

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