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Carlsen vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A05) Reti Opening, 54 moves, 1-0

30 Qxb7! {(if 30...Rb8, then 31 Qh7 defends) switch-back}
R Birkett vs A Kalaiyalahan, 2016 
(B44) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Dutch windmill
V Litvinov vs Veresov, 1958 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 13 moves, 0-1

Russel Ramsey analyses Franz-Mayet, 1858 - Santa narrates
NN vs Santa Claus, 1908  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

Art of Attack: Queen sacrifice - or did Spielmann blunder?!
Spielmann vs Stoltz, 1930 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Elihu knew how to trap Queens (see the player page for a game)
S T King vs E S Maguire, 1896  
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Swiss gambit: win tournament after only ceding round 1 draw
D Abrahams vs Li Chao, 2014 
(B59) Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

6 connected pawns on 5 files; 3 passers on kingside wing lose
A Kovalyov vs V Pechenkin, 2014 
(A04) Reti Opening, 48 moves, 1-0

stunning end ( giddy=1686163 )
Vachier-Lagrave vs T Batchuluun, 2014 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

McDonnell's reported accepting of (a now classic) Evans' gambit
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Another classic Dram of Scotch
W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Interesting Ruy Lopez
J Polgar vs Anand, 2003 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 47 moves, 0-1

Hein countergambit
Steinitz vs M J Fass, 1883 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 37 moves, 1-0

Shades from a golden coin shower game
K Darga vs A Dueckstein, 1963 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 26 moves, 1-0

Mating attack with double-check
F Parr vs G Wheatcroft, 1938 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 30 moves, 1-0

Spectacular mating attack
R Gao vs V C Shen, 2015 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 64 moves, 1-0

Promotion tactics
G Mahia vs Quinteros, 1980 
(B97) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1-0

Indian theme! (see also composition on page 3)
Oll vs Shaked, 1997 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 35 moves, 1-0

compare to http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1040891
Purdy vs L Watzl, 1950 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

Poor Marshall dead - must be mate! Not dead yet...
Marshall vs Dus Chotimirsky, 1911 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

Double bishop sacrifices
K Junge vs C Kottnauer, 1942 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

Geordie not trying for 1-0 after 5 Ke2!!! Can WannaBe improve?
G Derraugh vs J Farine, 2014
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

the Blockade
H Hage vs Nimzowitsch, 1926  
(A80) Dutch, 42 moves, 0-1

royal forks in Q+P vs Q endings
Botvinnik vs Ravinsky, 1944 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 126 moves, 1-0

A case of: right piece touched, but wrong square chosen
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

organ pipes
T Nissl vs Tarrasch, 1932 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 49 moves, 0-1

Bangladeshi Immortal
M Wadsworth vs Z Rahman, 2014 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 33 moves, 0-1

King hunt
Capablanca vs H Steiner, 1933 
(C49) Four Knights, 25 moves, 1-0

Keeping up with the Joneses
G Jones vs V Dobrov, 2017 
(B40) Sicilian, 28 moves, 1-0

Quartgrip
Lewis vs NN, 1820 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 20 moves, 1-0

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