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Classical Games
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These are the games that were selected by GM Avetik Grigoryan for his ChessMood course "Commented Classical Games."

The Bad Bishop
Alekhine vs Euwe, 1922 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1-0

Can You Guess the Move?
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1928 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

The Monster on d5
Andersson vs Browne, 1983 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 57 moves, 1-0

The Monster on e5
Petrosian vs A Chistiakov, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 65 moves, 1-0

The Betrayed Bishop
Capablanca vs K Treybal, 1929 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 58 moves, 1-0

Two Important Rules for Converting the Advantage
Schlechter vs W John, 1905 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 1-0

Choking Snake
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

The Art of Winning Equal Positions
W Winter vs Alekhine, 1936 
(C01) French, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

The Art of Trading the Bishops
Larsen vs B Andersen, 1963 
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

The Subtle Art of Exchanges in Chess
Rozentalis vs R Appel, 1993 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

The Back-Rank Trick
Portisch vs L Christiansen, 1982 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 29 moves, 1-0

Tactical Vision
F Zita vs Bronstein, 1946 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 30 moves, 0-1

Karpov's Nb1!!
Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

Again Nbl!!
Karpov vs C Hansen, 1992 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Removing the Defender
Rubinstein vs Duras, 1911  
(A22) English, 52 moves, 1-0

The Secret of Playing Against an Isolated Pawn
Bisguier vs Karpov, 1972 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 32 moves, 0-1

Positional Exchange Sacrifice
Ljubojevic vs R Belkadi, 1978
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

The Importance of Half-Open Lines
Botvinnik vs K Kholodkevich, 1927 
(E72) King's Indian, 36 moves, 1-0

How to Break the Opponent's Pyramid
Pachman vs Bronstein, 1946 
(E64) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System, 31 moves, 0-1

When You Need Rooks
Smyslov vs T Ernst, 1988 
(A48) King's Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Isolating the Opponent's Pieces
Karpov vs Ribli, 1980 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 1-0

A Tip for Saving Strategically Lost Positions
V Liublinsky vs Botvinnik, 1943 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 53 moves, 0-1

Two Bishops Advantage
Petrosian vs Sax, 1979 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 43 moves, 1-0

Endgame in Maroczy Bind
Polugaevsky vs Ivkov, 1969 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

Finding a Plan
Reti vs Yates, 1924 
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0

What Happens With Passive Players
Andersson vs Z Franco Ocampos, 1979 
(A15) English, 42 moves, 1-0

Neutralizing the Upcoming Attack
Gligoric vs Benko, 1948 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Isolating a Piece
W Winter vs Capablanca, 1919 
(C49) Four Knights, 29 moves, 0-1

Two Bishops Advantage
Andersson vs Qi Jingxuan, 1978
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 57 moves, 1-0

Tips on Playing With an Isolated Pawn
Botvinnik vs Vidmar, 1936  
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 24 moves, 1-0

Dilemma of the Open Lines
Botvinnik vs Alekhine, 1938 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 51 moves, 1-0

Exploiting an Isolated Pawn
Botvinnik vs E Zagorjansky, 1943 
(A13) English, 42 moves, 1-0

Neutralizing Upcoming Attack
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

The TV Concept
Rotlewi vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 25 moves, 0-1

Taking the Initiative With Black
Nimzowitsch vs Capablanca, 1927 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 41 moves, 0-1

The Fantastic Knight on d6
Portisch vs Kasparov, 1989 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 0-1

Activating the Last Piece
Andersson vs S B Hansen, 1999 
(B39) Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation, 53 moves, 1-0

Doubled Pawns Structure
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Preventing the Opponent's Idea
G Marco vs Schlechter, 1904 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 26 moves, 0-1

The Move of My Life!
A Grigoryan vs R Hovhannisyan, 2006 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 27 moves, 1-0

Classical Pawn Endgame
E Cohn vs Rubinstein, 1909 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 38 moves, 0-1

Punishing the Opponent's Bad Play
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

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