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Codex9000's favorite games
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Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1967 
(B87) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5, 28 moves, 0-1

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

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

Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Hedgehog
Karpov vs Ulf Andersson, 1975 
(B44) Sicilian, 79 moves, 0-1

Karpov's most spectacular: strong novelty in opening, queen sac
Karpov vs Anand, 1998 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 108 moves, 1-0

Navara vs Sasikiran, 2009 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 25 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Topalov, 1994 
(A32) English, Symmetrical Variation, 39 moves, 1-0

Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

List of !! games
Topalov vs Shirov, 1998 
(D85) Grunfeld, 53 moves, 0-1

King Side Attack after KIA
Fischer vs Myagmarsuren, 1967 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Pins, pins, pins
Korchnoi vs Udovcic, 1967 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 31 moves, 1-0

How not to play french exchange, one cautious h3 too much
S Tatai vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C01) French, Exchange, 14 moves, 0-1

Berlin Blitz
A Giri vs Carlsen, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Interesting study for Italian, not too high class
P Rout vs M Al Sayed, 2016 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1-0

Intersting Sic
Wei Yi vs Van Wely, 2017 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 53 moves, 1-0

Interesting endgame
Carlsen vs Yifan Hou, 2016 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Amazing attack in Dutch Stonewall
Glucksberg vs Najdorf, 1929 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 22 moves, 0-1

Closed Sicilian, Botvinnik variation
Spassky vs A Ostl, 1990 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

Overlook pin and skewer. Simple tactics. You have to do better!
N Pert vs F Dinger, 2007 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 1-0

Long manoeuvring with very strong finish, instructive
R Tischbierek vs E Postny, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Classic
Tal vs Botvinnik, 1960 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

very good finish by Anand
Anand vs Caruana, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 29 moves, 1-0

Smart play by a 17 year old
Carlsen vs Ivanchuk, 2007 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 27 moves, 1-0

Carlsen decides 2013 WC with Anand blunder
Anand vs Carlsen, 2013 
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 0-1

Kramnik in full swing
Kramnik vs M Bluebaum, 2017 
(A06) Reti Opening, 35 moves, 1-0

Legendary Candidates 2016 win (Richter-Rauzer)
Karjakin vs Caruana, 2016 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 42 moves, 1-0

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