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Classic Games Part 5
Compiled by IMErikKislik
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Karpov vs Timman, 1979 
(B07) Pirc, 38 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Portisch, 1967 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 56 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Portisch, 1984
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Kan, 1931 
(A96) Dutch, Classical Variation, 38 moves, 1-0

Very direct attacking play
Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 
(A04) Reti Opening, 13 moves, 1-0

g4 breaks it all wide open
Smyslov vs N Padevsky, 1963 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 29 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Hromadka, 1937 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Petrosian counterattacks brilliantly
J Diez del Corral vs Petrosian, 1969 
(C18) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky creates an outpost and then dominates
Reshevsky vs G N Treysman, 1938 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

White dominates the Black knights with accurate pawn play
K Spraggett vs G Glen, 1975 
(C02) French, Advance, 45 moves, 1-0

The queen went to jail early
Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922  
(C02) French, Advance, 28 moves, 1-0

Black collapses after c5
Bronstein vs R Vedder, 1997 
(E16) Queen's Indian, 25 moves, 1-0

Great practical use of the windmill to win
H Westerinen vs G Sigurjonsson, 1977 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

M Kupferstich vs H Andreasen, 1953 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 34 moves, 1-0

J Szukszta vs Tal, 1956 
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 20 moves, 0-1

R Toran Albero vs Tal, 1961 
(A21) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1991 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1-0

Classic piece sacrifice by Garry Kasparov
Kasparov vs P Nikolic, 1992 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

Stoltz vs H Steiner, 1952 
(A21) English, 34 moves, 1-0

Classic back rank mate idea
Minic vs K Honfi, 1966 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Ivanchuk vs Kramnik, 1996 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 32 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Lautier, 1997 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Ljubojevic, 1973 
(B03) Alekhine's Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Najdorf, 1962 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 24 moves, 1-0

V Makogonov vs Botvinnik, 1943 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 55 moves, 0-1

The d5 breakthrough was strong
Kotov vs Kalmanok, 1936 
(C11) French, 22 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Spassky, 1965 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs I Radulov, 1983 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Nimzowitsch, 1926 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 36 moves, 1-0

Countersacrifice
Szabo vs L Liptay, 1962 
(D85) Grunfeld, 34 moves, 1-0

J Barle vs I Jelen, 1979 
(C15) French, Winawer, 30 moves, 0-1

Good defensive play
S Agdestein vs Granda Zuniga, 1982 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

Spielmann vs H Gebhardt, 1926 
(B20) Sicilian, 26 moves, 1-0

E Sedina vs S Tkeshelashvili, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

Schiffers vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 42 moves, 0-1

Steinitz vs Pillsbury, 1896 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 60 moves, 0-1

Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C49) Four Knights, 26 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs Showalter, 1898 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Blackburne, 1898 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 30 moves, 1-0

Great piece sacrifice and sliding move Re6!
Grischuk vs Kamsky, 2005 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1903 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 83 moves, 0-1

Nice win by Pillsbury
Pillsbury vs Albin, 1894 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

Teichmann vs Pillsbury, 1895  
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 50 moves, 1-0

Chigorin vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 40 moves, 0-1

M Judd vs Pillsbury, 1898 
(C45) Scotch Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Good defensive play covering the focal points
G Marco vs Pillsbury, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury vs J F Barry, 1904 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Nice king hunt and victory
V Petkov vs T Hillarp Persson, 2006 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 0-1

I Blek vs Tal, 1955 
(C05) French, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 0-1

Classic case of domination
Tal vs Smirin, 1990 
(E92) King's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Nice mate
Hartlaub vs V Benary, 1911 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 20 moves, 1-0

Rodzynski vs Alekhine, 1913 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

Golombek vs Geller, 1952
(E95) King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1, 53 moves, 0-1

Reti vs Spielmann, 1919
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

Simple exchange sacrifice
H Hamdouchi vs A Dreev, 2005 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

Compelling piece sacrifice
N Johansson-Tegelman vs R Rey Ardid, 1933 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 47 moves, 1-0

Nice checkmate
Liu Wenzhe vs J H Donner, 1978 
(B07) Pirc, 20 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs E Eliskases, 1932 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

Euwe vs Najdorf, 1953 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

Fascinating aggressive play
J Cukierman vs A Voisin, 1929 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 1-0

A smooth queen sacrifice and mate
B Barth Sahl vs V Ravikumar, 1981
(A25) English, 39 moves, 1-0

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