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  1. ARGH!
    Someone loses the game because they made a slip, had distractions to deal with, or otherwise goofed. Most (but by no means all) of the games here are short.
    100 games, 1620-2018

  2. Badum-CHING!
    Funny joke games
    3 games, 1927-1995

    10 games, 1919-2019

  4. Corvus frugilegus
    30 games, 1834-2019

  5. Holy Chessmen!
    Concerning the Bishops.
    13 games, 1913-2020

  6. Just a minute while I pick my jaw back up.
    Bizarre real games.
    28 games, 1850-2018

  7. Leading Ladies
    The Queen takes center stage.
    11 games, 1882-2019

  8. Légal Moves
    Games featuring the Légal trap or a variant thereof.
    12 games, 1750-2018

  9. My Little Chessboard
    Horses are magic!
    59 games, 1497-2018

  10. Oops!
    Under construction, will be another hundred games with awful blunders.
    38 games, 1867-2019

  11. The Best in Chess
    Games from The Best in Chess (1965, by Israel Albert Horowitz and Jack Battell).

    Games will be listed in the order in which they appear in the book.

    <Games missing from database:>

    From <Chess Brevities>:

    J. E. Bischoff vs. W. K. Estes, no place or date given in book, Norris Gambit, Estes resigned on move 10.

    Schmann vs. R. Teschner, Bad Prymont, 1950, French Defense, Teschner mated on move 10.

    Kunin vs. Ochsenhaut, Moscow, 1958, Ochsenhaut resigned on move 11.

    Gene Evans vs. Karl J. Keppler, no place or date given, Evans resigned after Keppler's eleventh move.

    Chulkov vs. Khaveman, Moscow, 1947, Chulkov mated on move 12.

    N. Kampars vs. F Pigl, Austria, 1950, Kampars mated om move 12.

    Morlock vs Kramer, Varna, 1962, Kramer resigned on move 12.

    Saalbach vs. Pollmacher, Leipzig, 1861, Saalbach mated on move 13.

    Lombardy vs. NN, Colby College, Maine, 1961, the Immortal Patzer resigned on move 13.

    From <Chess Titans of the Thirties>:

    F. Chalupetzky vs. Kallos, Gyor, 1932, Chalupetzky mated on move 36.

    <Under construction.>

    32 games, 1850-1961

  12. The Soul of Chess
    All about Pawns
    56 games, 1497-2019

  13. When All Available Moves Are Blunders...
    ...the position is called zugzwang (pronounced "TSOOKTS-vahng"). If you could pass a turn, the position might be tenable; however, you must move.
    16 games, 1857-2009

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