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Dirty Didactic Dozen (attack)
Compiled by sorokahdeen

Didactic Games for Lorelei in attack

This is a doosie of an example of modern sacrificial attack.
B Vladimirov vs Z Doda, 1967 
(A69) Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line, 27 moves, 1-0

Such beautiful calculation.
Bronstein vs V Mikenas, 1941 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 25 moves, 1-0

Positionally correct? It doesn't get more correct than this
Vilem Novak vs Karpov, 1966 
(E22) Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

One of those pre-steinitz games
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1851 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1-0

Anderson's Immortal Game
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

His Style is Dull.... and it works!
Karpov vs V Pronin, 1968 
(A43) Old Benoni, 22 moves, 1-0

The Evergreen Game, Attackers have all the fun
Anderssen vs Dufresne, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Another Didactic Ditty from AAA
Alekhine vs NN, 1911 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 32 moves, 1-0

Classic Bishop Sacrifice in the French
M Pestalozzi vs D Duhm, 1900 
(C13) French, 18 moves, 1-0

Petrosian Mecking, Light-Square Domination
Petrosian vs Mecking, 1969 
(B06) Robatsch, 41 moves, 1-0

Queen trap in bishop's opening
E Paehtz vs M Mueller-Seps, 2004 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 11 moves, 1-0

topalov maneuvers in the middlegame
Topalov vs F Vallejo Pons, 2012 
(C14) French, Classical, 33 moves, 1-0

Very nice Velimirovic attack
W A Brown vs R Kneebone, 1985 
(B89) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Nice Little Sozin Attack
J Aijala vs T Leppamaki, 1968 
(B89) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Tal Versus B-Player, guess who wins!
Tal vs J Miller, 1988 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Nice Little Win by Ernst
T Ernst vs Jansa, 1986
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 43 moves, 1-0

This is just pulling the wings off of flies
H Asauskas vs Malisauskas, 2004 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

Very Scary Attack from the black side of the Ruy Lopez
V Kuznetsov vs G Gajewski, 2007 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 31 moves, 0-1

One of the more interesting grandmaster-level miniatures.
Geller vs Portisch, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Big attack by black!
Tartakower vs Euwe, 1948 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 0-1

Wicked Smith Mora
R Malpert vs B Rind, 1992 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 23 moves, 1-0

An amazing game
Van der Wiel vs Sax, 1983 
(B76) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Teichmann appears not to make any mistakes and still loses!
Rubinstein vs Teichmann, 1908 
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

A 20-move game with no obvious mistakes
J Dobias vs J Podgorny, 1952 
(C10) French, 20 moves, 1-0

Spielmann Schools Nimzovithc on the initiative.
Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(C45) Scotch Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Pretty savage attack!
Topalov vs Ponomariov, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 30 moves, 1-0

Pretty cool sacrificial attack
B Ivanovic vs E Ermenkov, 1983 
(B54) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

Beautiful attack
M Rohde vs W Martz, 1977 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1-0

Lots of attack here...
Korchnoi vs Fischer, 1970  
(E97) King's Indian, 31 moves, 0-1

A I Zakharov vs A Bannik, 1963 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 32 moves, 1-0

Whoa! Good lord!
Kavalek vs G Khodos, 1965 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 22 moves, 1-0

Lovely, extended attack based on an early exchange sacrifice.
M Dziuba vs A Ipatov, 2009 
(D85) Grunfeld, 39 moves, 1-0

Let's just say, "Yikes!"
G Castaneda vs Jobava, 1998 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Good God, y'all.
Sax vs Ehlvest, 1988 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Deep, brutal tactics.
J Zhao vs D Xiu, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

Not complicated enough...
Nunn vs B Gasic, 1974 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 44 moves, 1-0

Polugaevsky Gambit QID. Massive initiative.
Kasparov vs Marjanovic, 1980 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Diemer's Game
E Diemer vs K Locher, 1948 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Anderson miniature with black
F Riemann vs Anderssen, 1876 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Muzio Double Gambit
Soren Jensen vs F Urkedal, 2013 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

Keres attack?! Yikes!
Kotronias vs K Georgiev, 1994 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

An Amazing Tactical Run
M Massironi vs F Stips, 2007 
(B81) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Interesting attacking game with a keres attack variant
Anand vs Svidler, 2017 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 32 moves, 1-0

Fascinating Ruy Lopez game. Anand got what he wanted.
Anand vs Svidler, 2016 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 1-0

A fantastic game by Bronstein
Bronstein vs Geller, 1961 
(E27) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 20 moves, 1-0

A very geometry and time oriented game.
E Korchmar vs Y Polyak, 1937 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

An attracking game rising from purely positional factors.
T L Petrosian vs A Minasian, 2006 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

A very beautiful attacking game with a LOT of lessons in it.
C Hansen vs Ftacnik, 1991 
(A16) English, 37 moves, 1-0

Brilliant, rolling initiative.
B Gurgenidze vs R Bellin, 1977 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

Very Intense use of space, pawn formations, color complexes, +c
B Verlinsky vs V Kirillov, 1933 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

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