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Holiday Present Hunt Solutions: 2016
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The solutions for the 2016 Holiday Present Hunt.

Clues Page: Chessgames Present Hunt Clues Page

Clue #1
I A Horowitz vs Pilnik, 1945
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #2
Pillsbury vs Von Popiel, 1900 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 74 moves, 1-0

Clue #3
I Nepomniachtchi vs D Andreikin, 2012 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 40 moves, 0-1

Clue #4
Reti vs Bogoljubov, 1924  
(A13) English, 25 moves, 1-0

Clue #5
A Ushenina vs Ju Wenjun, 2012 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 31 moves, 1-0

Clue #6
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 2016 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

Clue #7
J Wygrecki vs W Shipman, 1986
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #8
Novag vs Bobby, 1983 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #9
R Comas Colon vs L Avalos, 2014
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 81 moves, 1-0

Clue #10
Tal vs Petrosian, 1974 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 23 moves, 1-0

Clue #11
R Antonio vs D Laylo, 2001
(B01) Scandinavian, 55 moves, 1-0

Clue #12
A Lehtinen vs J Sietio, 1996 
(A04) Reti Opening, 47 moves, 1-0

Clue #13
Spielmann vs Salwe, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #14
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Clue #15
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1953 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #16
I Montoya Irigoyen vs I Cheparinov, 2001 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 45 moves, 0-1

Clue #17
Fischer vs W G Addison, 1970 
(B01) Scandinavian, 24 moves, 1-0

Clue #18
C Hooker vs C Mcbride, 1974 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 10 moves, 0-1

Clue #19
K Burger vs Benko, 1969 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Clue #20
J Uznanski vs R Slawinski, 1992 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #21
Topalov vs Anand, 2010 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 30 moves, 1-0

Clue #22
Nimzowitsch vs Systemsson, 1927  
(C00) French Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Clue #23
T Hannibal vs D Harrington, 1979 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 0-1

Clue #24
Averbakh vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 39 moves, 0-1

Clue #25
P Simonsen vs T Skovgaard, 2001 
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #26
Timman vs Kasparov, 1985 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Clue #27
Alekhine vs Ecole Polytechnique Paris, 1925 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 23 moves, 0-1

Clue #28
J S Rubin vs E Winter, 1974 
(A06) Reti Opening, 14 moves, 0-1

Clue #29
Onischuk vs Jakovenko, 2011
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #30
Petrosian vs Bronstein, 1956 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 36 moves, 0-1

Clue #31
Korchnoi vs Pirc, 1965
(A53) Old Indian, 23 moves, 1-0

Clue #32
N E Povah vs A Compton, 2015
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 47 moves, 1-0

Clue #33
D B Gurevich vs R Forster, 1997
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #34
Tal vs Peteris Grave, 1965 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

Clue #35
D King vs Hertneck, 1991
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 21 moves, 1-0

Solution 336
A Bachmann vs Rudiger, 1985
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 17 moves, 0-1

Solution #37
J Hampton vs B Wall, 1986 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Solution #38
J Mortimer vs M M Sterling, 1900 
(C44) King's Pawn Game, 58 moves, 0-1

Solution #39
E Paoli vs G Sansonetti, 1989
(C14) French, Classical, 45 moves, 0-1

Clue #40
D Hoefler vs Adianto, 1999
(B27) Sicilian, 57 moves, 0-1

Clue #41
A Cerin vs Bagirov, 1988
(A09) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

Clue #42
Huebner vs Short, 1988 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 0-1

Clue #43
Y Cho vs A Ayiku, 2014
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 79 moves, 1-0

Clue #44
Denker vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

Clue #45
Gligoric vs Fischer, 1970 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 35 moves, 0-1

Clue #46
K Kelley vs I Nikolayev, 2009
(D09) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3, 28 moves, 0-1

Clue #47
J Chiarelli vs D Jennings, 1979 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

Clue #48
M Mrdja vs Ashley, 1998
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #49
Krasenkow vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 0-1

Clue #50
Anderssen vs Kieseritzky, 1851  
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

Clue #51
A Fox vs K Rusev, 2003
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

Clue #52
T Montoyo vs P Bersamina, 2011
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 67 moves, 0-1

Clue #53
Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1981 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1-0

Clue #54
Ehlvest vs Kamsky, 2010 
(B06) Robatsch, 56 moves, 1-0

Clue #55
Harper vs Blackburne, 1868  
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 20 moves, 0-1

Clue #56
N Gaprindashvili vs A G Aleksandrov, 1990
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

Clue #57
Lasker vs Tarrasch, 1908 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 0-1

Clue #58
Spirit of Adventure vs Donald Duck, 1959  
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 61 moves, 1-0

Clue #59
M Cichy vs R Fiala, 1995
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 23 moves, 0-1

Clue #60
Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

Clue #61
Zsuzsa Polgar vs V S Spasov, 1993
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 48 moves, 0-1

Clue #62
Labelle vs J Hardinge, 1969
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1-0

Clue #63
Ikarus vs Comet, 2000
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Clue #64
NN vs Santa Claus, 1908  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

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