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19 th century classics
Compiled by kevin86

Good game by Steinitz,Zukertort,MORPHY, etc

Zukertort wins on great endgame play
Bird vs Zukertort, 1883 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 90 moves, 0-1

Napier's masterpiece
W Napier vs NN, 1904 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

morphy wins over anderssen
Morphy vs Anderssen, 1858 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1-0

rook sac sets off this tornado
Bird vs Morphy, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

the winner is in dispute here
Paulsen vs Von Scheve, 1887 
(C02) French, Advance, 41 moves, 0-1

a short,royal game
Prince Dadian vs Boulitchoff, 1882 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 19 moves, 1-0

victory of the ponies
J Smith vs G H Derrickson, 1860 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 17 moves, 0-1

another adolf masterpiece
Mayet vs Anderssen, 1851 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 15 moves, 0-1

the muzio at its finest
Maroczy vs Chigorin, 1903 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 24 moves, 1-0

a crushing,though obvious,finale
A Schwarz vs W Paulsen, 1880 
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 0-1

sink,sank,sunk-both players have chances in this one
Albin vs Csank, 1890 
(C13) French, 89 moves, 1/2-1/2

James Mason goes north by nw to win
J Mason vs Winawer, 1882 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 56 moves, 1-0

another anderssen masterpiece-queen sac
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1863 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Pope Leo XIII-he sure can manoever his bishops!
Guila vs G Pecci, 1875 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 19 moves, 0-1

a steinitz memorial
Steinitz vs Von Bardeleben, 1895 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

a lamb to the slaughter
Morphy vs A Meek, 1855 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

a simple,but lethal queen loan
Morphy vs A Meek, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 33 moves, 1-0

Anderssen"s "king side" attack on queen side
J Rosanes vs Anderssen, 1862 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

steinitz' finest
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886  
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

good ole fashion king chase
Staunton vs NN, 1840 
(C38) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

a real morphy classic
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

a Russian gem
S Urusov vs Bihn, 1851 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 1-0

another quickie
J H Blake vs G A Hooke, 1891 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 12 moves, 1-0

Zuk wins with quiet move-
Zukertort vs NN, 1877 
(C28) Vienna Game, 16 moves, 1-0

Steinitz weaves a good minature
Dubois vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 37 moves, 0-1

stalemate trap--black up 5 pawns--falls in
J Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

a Blackburne immortal-one of many.
Blackburne vs NN, 1863  
(C21) Center Game, 24 moves, 1-0

Z's immortal-what a finish!
Zukertort vs Blackburne, 1883 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

Steinitz was VERY unorthodox!! and VERY good!!
Steinitz vs Paulsen, 1870 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Bird's classic smothered mate.
Bird / Dobell vs NN, 1886 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 13 moves, 1-0

I know it's a 2003 game,but has the spirit of 19c w. Q side cas
Serper vs D Ippolito, 2003 
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 24 moves, 1-0

two advanced pawn can't win with bishops of opp. col.
G Marco vs Schlechter, 1896 
(C00) French Defense, 102 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bird cooks Lasker
Bird vs Lasker, 1892 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 42 moves, 0-1

Arabian mate
Schlechter vs Kern, 1893 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

mate of "last round" game
Charousek vs J Wollner, 1895 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

as a prince,can i play "walk the king"?
Smitten vs Prince Dadian, 1896 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 22 moves, 0-1

Anderssen springs early trap
Anderssen vs E Schallopp, 1864 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 14 moves, 1-0

f4 in response to Sicilian!
C Hartlaub vs Fleischer, 1913 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 1-0

"Immortal" victim is victor here inquick ko
J Schulten vs Kieseritzky, 1850 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 18 moves, 0-1

three wise man vs "the champ"
Steinitz / Hirschfeld / Mason vs Zukertort / Bird / Hoffer, 1880 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 41 moves, 0-1

Steinitz punishes poor tackics by opponent-early
Steinitz vs A Hodges, 1891 
(C25) Vienna, 17 moves, 1-0

Kentucky opening "Blackburned"
NN vs Blackburne, 1884  
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 14 moves, 0-1

nice attack from the top of the century
H Delaire vs NN, 1901 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

19th century swashbuckling in the hypermodern age
Anand vs Bologan, 2003 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 36 moves, 1-0

check and counter check
Mandolfo vs Kolisch, 1858 
(000) Chess variants, 19 moves, 0-1

Schlechter's immortal
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 18 moves, 0-1

nice delayed action fork-
Zukertort vs Englisch, 1883 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 68 moves, 1-0

Valentine massacred
V Green vs Steinitz, 1863 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 31 moves, 0-1

a good Steinitz king chase
Steinitz vs Rock, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 18 moves, 1-0

white moves his pawns too fast-is punished by quick mate
J Thompson vs Mackenzie, 1864 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

four minor pieces trap queen in eleven moves
F Perrin vs NN, 1883 
(C11) French, 11 moves, 1-0

a fine mate by an artist! CLEAN
A Steinkuehler vs Blackburne, 1863  
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 22 moves, 0-1

Karl Marx shows his better side-chess
M Marks vs H F L Meyer, 1867 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Petrov's immortal-a Giuoco Piano
F A Hoffmann vs A Petrov, 1844 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 20 moves, 0-1

Morphy's immortal
N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 0-1

mate in 35-are you kidding?
Gossip vs E E Gilbert, 1879 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 42 moves, 0-1

a few odd game,black queen is trapped by own pawns
Michelet vs Kieseritzky, 1845 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 1-0

3 passed pawns on the 7th
McDonnell vs La Bourdonnais, 1834 
(B32) Sicilian, 37 moves, 0-1

the four knights mate
H Clemenz vs F Eisenschmidt, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

18 pawns on at move 70
Von Gottschall vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C16) French, Winawer, 100 moves, 0-1

a variation of Adams-Torre
J Mieses vs Janowski, 1900 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Lab-Mac's best game!!
La Bourdonnais vs McDonnell, 1834 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

Pillsbury loses in "Chicago" (gambit)
D T Phillips vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

second rank blues
J Mason vs Gunsberg, 1889 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 29 moves, 0-1

W-B gambit--in the spirit of 19C chess
Bitanov vs Schmidt, 1971 
(C57) Two Knights, 19 moves, 0-1

White's king goes a his death.
Cochrane vs A Deschapelles, 1821 
(000) Chess variants, 27 moves, 0-1

black triumps vs the Muzio
NN vs J Sarratt, 1810 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 30 moves, 0-1

queenside pieces stay home--king menaced on first rank
W Wayte vs E Williams, 1851 
(C58) Two Knights, 21 moves, 0-1

seven pawns vs seven pawns-Morphy loses.
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1858 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 59 moves, 0-1

WHITE counter-attacks and wins.
de Riviere vs H Baucher, 1859 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 46 moves, 1-0

queen sac/pawn mates.
Blackburne vs Leverson, 1885  
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

yet,another Anderssen queen sac and mate.
Anderssen vs B Suhle, 1860 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 1-0

a trap turns into a loan-with hideous interest.
Mayet vs Harrwitz, 1848 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

all right,this is a fifteenth c classic!!
F de Castellvi vs N Vinyoles, 1475 
(B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, 1-0

Scots are London broiled
Edinburgh CC vs London, 1825 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 55 moves, 0-1

Mackenzie bests Blackburne with a brilliant finish!!
Blackburne vs Mackenzie, 1882 
(C45) Scotch Game, 32 moves, 0-1

The Evans Gambit-a great legacy by an unknown captain
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1827 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Evans gambit two-great finish!
Captain Evans vs McDonnell, 1829 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 20 moves, 1-0

Pillsbury takes it on chin from his Kenemy
E Kemeny vs Pillsbury, 1895 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

Gossip's immortal
Showalter vs Gossip, 1889  
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

Burn smothers Owen-both with pipe smoke and his knight. lol
Burn vs Owen, 1898 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

Steinitz runs Zukertort over the coals-again!
Zukertort vs Steinitz, 1886 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 35 moves, 0-1

Another great game involving Napier-great mate sac.
Marshall / Souweine vs Napier / Elwell, 1896 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

year is 2005-play was the old gambit style of 19thC
Topalov vs Anand, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 52 moves, 1-0

Morphy wins another-with circus of exchanges
Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1850 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 49 moves, 1-0

Steinitz mates Fewitt in post and in haste
M Hewitt vs Steinitz, 1866 
(C23) Bishop's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Steinitz and the Wild Muzio!
Steinitz vs Van der Meden, 1865  
(000) Chess variants, 20 moves, 1-0

Steinitz milks Holstein
Steinitz vs Holstein, 1863 
(000) Chess variants, 17 moves, 1-0

Zukertort bests Mason-or Jarrs Mason
Zukertort vs J Mason, 1878 
(C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0

pieces fly in brief Battle
J Tolosa vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, 1898 
(C28) Vienna Game, 19 moves, 1-0

Muzio in reverse
Blackburne vs Grube / Burnett, 1871  
(C27) Vienna Game, 36 moves, 1-0

a Tarrasch trouncing
Tarrasch vs C Kelz, 1892 
(000) Chess variants, 15 moves, 1-0

Zukertort wins with a profitable queen sac
Blackburne vs Zukertort, 1876 
(C45) Scotch Game, 34 moves, 0-1

Napoleon goes down to defeat
Napoleon Bonaparte vs The Turk, 1809 
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 24 moves, 0-1

Steinitz gives up queen to attack-then gains her back
Steinitz vs P Duffy, 1865 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 26 moves, 1-0

Zuckertort defeats Steinitz in a big game!
Steinitz vs Zukertort, 1886 
(C45) Scotch Game, 46 moves, 0-1

Chiggy noises up quiet game.
Chigorin vs Charousek, 1896 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1-0

Janowski's immortal
Janowski vs E Schallopp, 1896 
(D21) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

let's have a "falk' beer!
Anderssen vs Falkbeer, 1851 
(C58) Two Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

gambit...queen sac...19th C at its finest.
Lindehn vs L Maczuski, 1863 
(C21) Center Game, 16 moves, 1-0

played like a 19th C game!
Spielmann vs M Elyashiv, 1903 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 29 moves, 1-0

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