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The most overrated chess games of all times
Compiled by EdgeFor15
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Some games that are ridiculously overrated.
See the number of the collections the game was included in, before I added it to this my very own collection.

Cannot get more overrated. (15+288 collections)
D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956  
(D92) Grunfeld, 5.Bf4, 41 moves, 0-1

Capa, ever heard of counterplay? (15+78 collections)
Botvinnik vs Capablanca, 1938 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 41 moves, 1-0

Face it, it's boring. (15+74 collections)
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Illusion of brilliance. (15+19 collections)
H Wagner vs W Schoenmann, 1919  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 25 moves, 1-0

Formal and forced show. (15+37 collections)
Kasparov vs Portisch, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 35 moves, 1-0

Kids' stuff. (15+174 collections)
Morphy vs Duke Karl / Count Isouard, 1858  
(C41) Philidor Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Pompous and decadent. (15+84 collections)
Bogoljubov vs Alekhine, 1922 
(A90) Dutch, 53 moves, 0-1

30...Qxh3. Brilliant? No, just obvious. (15+45 collections)
Averbakh vs Kotov, 1953 
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 51 moves, 0-1

Home-cooked joyless game. (15+45 collections)
Kramnik vs Leko, 2004  
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 32 moves, 0-1

Tal had dozens of better games. (15+103 collections)
Tal vs Larsen, 1965  
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 37 moves, 1-0

Old man's work. (15+49 collections)
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Nothing special here. (15+50 collections)
Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 29 moves, 1-0

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