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Wild Games!
Compiled by Tridel
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A collection of my favorite do-or-die games!

Don't Delay
F Delay vs O Renet, 1988 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 46 moves, 0-1

The Harem
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Trap I
Greco vs NN, 1619 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

Anderssen's Finest
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

A Shot of Scotch
NN vs Bird, 1850 
(C45) Scotch Game, 15 moves, 0-1

Wrong Side of The Trax
J Reinisch vs Traxler, 1890  
(C57) Two Knights, 17 moves, 0-1

Legal's Mate
De Legal vs Saint Brie, 1750 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Giants Beat Patriots
Morphy vs T J Bryan, 1859 
(000) Chess variants, 23 moves, 1-0

Queen Traps I
E Magerramov vs Kasparov, 1979 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 14 moves, 0-1

Unkorched!
Korchnoi vs Karpov, 1978 
(E47) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3, 39 moves, 0-1

The Eight Pawn Gambit
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

Who Let the Pawns Out?
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 41 moves, 1-0

Dearly Beloved
Belov vs V Prohorov, 1991 
(E97) King's Indian, 82 moves, 0-1

Broken Mirror
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900 
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

It's a Trap!
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Horse Racing
Bogoljubov vs L Schmid, 1949 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 0-1

The Battle of Hastings
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

Nerves of Steel
R Steel vs NN, 1884 
(C25) Vienna, 26 moves, 1-0

Janny from the Block
G Janny vs I Gudju, 1920 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

Twas the Knight Before Christmas
H K E Clemenz vs F Eisenschmidt, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

King Arthur's Court
Feuerstein vs Bennett, 1955 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Keller Wails
Tal vs D Keller, 1959 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

Can't Touch This!
J L Hammer vs Carlsen, 2003 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 17 moves, 0-1

Going All Out!
S Bouaziz vs Miles, 1979 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 49 moves, 0-1

Me Gusta
Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2007 
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 27 moves, 1-0

Eum.. Ok..
A Winster vs S Eira, 1953 
(C25) Vienna, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fourth Circle of Hellers
E G F Hellers vs Vaganian, 1990 
(C11) French, 37 moves, 0-1

J A Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Prince Charming
Prince Dadian vs Boulitchoff, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Juicy Gossip
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

PawnSlaught
F J Lee vs H Shoosmith, 1904 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs L'Hermet, 1927 
(C10) French, 24 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs M Walter, 1928 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 20 moves, 1-0

Najdorf vs Fischer, 1966 
(A79) Benoni, Classical, 11.f3, 53 moves, 0-1

Flight of the Valkyries
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Kramnik, 2009 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 20 moves, 0-1

Rossolimo vs Livingstone, 1961 
(B01) Scandinavian, 28 moves, 1-0

Sacks His Queen!
A Sacks vs M Micayabas, 1984 
(B89) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

Vlad to The Bone
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

J L Arnason vs Keene, 1981  
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

Take the C Paun
V Sanduleac vs C Paun, 2012 
(C00) French Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Marjanovic vs Keene, 1980  
(B06) Robatsch, 34 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury
Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

UnderPromotion
Janowski vs O Chajes, 1913 
(C49) Four Knights, 108 moves, 1-0

Fischer King!
Spassky vs Fischer, 1972 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 74 moves, 0-1

Soren High
A F Ludvigsen vs S Sorensen, 1872 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 22 moves, 0-1

Draw of Masters
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910  
(B32) Sicilian, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Mean Queens
A N Rubinsztein vs H Winkler, 1983 
(C56) Two Knights, 40 moves, 0-1

Nezhmetdinov vs Geller, 1954 
(A04) Reti Opening, 46 moves, 1-0

C F Schultz vs Carls, 1900 
(C45) Scotch Game, 28 moves, 0-1

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

Anand vs L Christiansen, 1991 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 48 moves, 1-0

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
J L Burden vs L Christiansen, 1992 
(B06) Robatsch, 68 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitschcraft!
L Van Vliet vs Nimzowitsch, 1907 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 0-1

Car Wars!
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 0-1

Turtle Out of its Shell!
Alekhine vs O Tenner, 1911 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Masyutin, 1914 
(A83) Dutch, Staunton Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

Torred & Feathered
Carlos Torre vs M A Schapiro, 1924 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

Oll We Need is Luft
Oll vs J M Hodgson, 1993 
(B65) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4, 46 moves, 0-1

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