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Botvinnik vs Robatsch, 1966 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

It takes one to know one...
Karpov vs Tal, 1980 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 34 moves, 1-0

A lesson on keeping the initiative
X Bu vs L Seres, 1999 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

V Akobian vs Robson, 2009 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

12 year old Capa
Capablanca vs J Corzo, 1901 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 1-0

Very clever, 13...c5
So vs Giri, 2016 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Duras vs Capablanca, 1913 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 75 moves, 0-1

A crushing Stonewall
R Kujoth vs C C Crittenden, 1949 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 21 moves, 1-0

Was Capablanca good or what?
Capablanca vs Lasker, 1924 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 50 moves, 1-0

Could Garry plan an attack, or what?
Kasparov vs Csom, 1980 
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 29 moves, 1-0

Mostly for the opening, the score is wrong later.
K Havasi vs Tartakower, 1929 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 1-0

How to win w/ opposite color bishops.
Capablanca vs G A Thomas, 1929 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 51 moves, 1-0

A ruthless attack!
Capablanca vs C Jaffe, 1910 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 20 moves, 1-0

I dunno, I dunno...
Flohr vs Fine, 1935 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2014 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 43 moves, 1-0

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

A textbook on weak squares and initiative
Karpov vs Yusupov, 1988 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1-0

Karpov teaches technique to a top GM
Karpov vs Seirawan, 1989 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 1-0

Black may not have played well, but White sure did!
M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 
(A80) Dutch, 13 moves, 1-0

Kasparov Q trade for minors, pawns and initiative
Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1994 
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

A smoking attack by Portisch
Portisch vs de Firmian, 1990 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Kasparov, 1988 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 29 moves, 0-1

This is the chess!!!
R Cifuentes Parada vs Zvjaginsev, 1995 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Capablanca sees a little more...
Capablanca vs Rossolimo, 1938 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

No wonder Lasker doesn't play this anymore.
Jakovenko vs Gelfand, 2011 
(D56) Queen's Gambit Declined, 64 moves, 1-0

Why I don't like 5...Nxd5
Rubinstein vs Schlechter, 1912 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 39 moves, 1-0

A unique game in many ways.
Capablanca vs Yates, 1924 
(A48) King's Indian, 77 moves, 1-0

Another lesson from the master.
Capablanca vs J Mieses, 1928 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

"Baked a Lasker" :-)
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury's last great game.
Pillsbury vs Lasker, 1904 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 30 moves, 1-0

Double rook sac & very sharp finish!
Aronian vs Caruana, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 39 moves, 1-0

What did Bacrot have for breakfast?
Ivanchuk vs Bacrot, 2007 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

wowsers-"Sax and Violence" :)
S Atalik vs Sax, 1997 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Nicely done.
S Takacs vs K Havasi, 1926
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

How to handle the Fajawaricz var.
F Rhine vs D Bungo, 2013 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Morozevich, 2014 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

White opens Black's position like a ripe banana
Chiburdanidze vs Z Peng, 1996 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 47 moves, 1-0

The Winawer Gambit
Karpov vs Bareev, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 0-1

Not Petrosian's approach !
Nakamura vs R Bellin, 2016 
(A92) Dutch, 39 moves, 1-0

White castles VERY long
J van Ruitenburg vs S Castellani, 2000 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Yusupov vs Kasparov, 1990 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 63 moves, 0-1

E Schiller vs Carpenter, 1977 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 25 moves, 1-0

Kramnik gives a lesson
Kramnik vs A Korobov, 2013 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 51 moves, 1-0

Geller was the berries!
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Great game!
Reshevsky vs Capablanca, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 56 moves, 1-0

p.35 Excelling at Chess
Gelfand vs Kramnik, 1996 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Euwe was 52
Geller vs Euwe, 1953 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 26 moves, 0-1

The Austrian Attack
Korchnoi vs Piket, 1993 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 0-1

Brilliant logic, a unique game
B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 33 moves, 0-1

Flavored like a Carlsen game
Gelfand vs E Inarkiev, 2016 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 36 moves, 1-0

Young WIM plays well
J M Frayna vs A Bivol, 2016 
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 39 moves, 1-0

Just one slip...
Gelfand vs Shirov, 2007 
(D85) Grunfeld, 54 moves, 0-1

Capa 12 wins no losses vs. the Nimzo !
Capablanca vs V Mikenas, 1939 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

Colle vs Gruenfeld, 1926 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 27 moves, 1-0

Another Rubinstein brilliancy
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1913 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

F Duz-Khotimirsky vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A48) King's Indian, 48 moves, 0-1

The Marshall Gambit; well played
Mamedyarov vs P Tregubov, 2006 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

The drawish exchange Slav :-)
Seirawan vs Beliavsky, 1988 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 21 moves, 0-1

QGD exchange var. ala Portisch;(D35 "a point machine")
Portisch vs D Ciric, 1968
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 1-0

49.Qa2! with malice aforethought!
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1918 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 56 moves, 1-0

Just a little snack!
H Berliner vs A Rott, 1956 
(D06) Queen's Gambit Declined, 12 moves, 1-0

More aggressive than me-(Alekhine)
Rubinstein vs Tarrasch, 1922 
(A84) Dutch, 33 moves, 1-0

Winning with the Dutch
R Balins vs Tal, 1953 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 34 moves, 0-1

Who was this guy?? :-D
Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1873 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0

Finally, another Kramnik brilliancy
Kramnik vs Bluebaum, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Xlnt win in B of opp colors;also, ck the links in kibitz
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

Kasparov at 17
Kasparov vs Chiburdanidze, 1980 
(E92) King's Indian, 40 moves, 1-0

Two tough cookies
Cmilyte vs A Pourkashiyan, 2006
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 53 moves, 1-0

Nice finish
I Rabinovich vs V Goglidze, 1939 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 23 moves, 1-0

Dreev is the name
I Sokolov vs Dreev, 2001 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 31 moves, 0-1

Hammer liked it and so did I
Krasenkow vs J L Hammer, 2016 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 50 moves, 0-1

Karpov has no nerves!
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1986 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 58 moves, 0-1

This is a king hunt!!
R Fontaine vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2007 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 39 moves, 0-1

Oh me, oh Maia :)
Chiburdanidze vs V Malaniuk, 1982 
(D85) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 1-0

Young Dubov
A Nadanian vs Dubov, 2013
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 0-1

Lovely game by Gelfand
Gelfand vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

Twin game to Gelfand/Shirov?
Gelfand vs Salov, 1996 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 33 moves, 1-0

Morozovich! (and Alapin)
I Sokolov vs Morozevich, 2005 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 34 moves, 0-1

Keres!(and Alapin)
A Karu vs Keres, 1931 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 27 moves, 0-1

Reminds me of d'Artagnan
J Bai vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 32 moves, 0-1

A prolonged punchout
I Ivanov vs V Mezentsev, 2000 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 0-1

Scholtens joins the club
Menchik vs C Scholtens, 1934
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 61 moves, 1-0

"this is the chess understanding!!!"--carpovius
Karpov vs Gulko, 1996 
(D27) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

The Ragozin as Bobby would have appreciated
S Foisor vs N Paikidze, 2018 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 29 moves, 0-1

This is what you can call a fighting draw!!!
Gelfand vs Anand, 2012 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Another Finegold anti-Gruenfeld
B Finegold vs S Mikhailuk, 2003
(D80) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 1-0

Brilliant tactics!
J Werle vs P K Wells, 2008 
(D39) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation, 27 moves, 1-0

How I would have done it (in my dreams)
Alekhine vs K Opocensky, 1925 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

Shirov + Noteboom =Shboom!
Onischuk vs Shirov, 2007 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 0-1

11...Qe7 best novelty 1982
Psakhis vs Geller, 1982 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 24 moves, 0-1

Rubinstein's remorseless logic
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

A good fight
A Moiseenko vs A Korobov, 2011
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 80 moves, 1-0

Warning! Not for the faint of heart!
Tukmakov vs Khenkin, 1992 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Pieces always in the right place
Dreev vs Karpov, 2000 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 61 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs K Georgiev, 1994 
(D58) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst, 34 moves, 1-0

Nice sharp game
Jobava vs R Svane, 2020 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Quite an upset, well played
J Rukavina vs Korchnoi, 1973 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

Chess is a thinking game
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

But it was opposite colored bishops!
So vs Nepomniachtchi, 2022 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 58 moves, 1-0

Not the way I would have played it
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

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