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Hot Logic's favorite games
Compiled by Hot Logic
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A collection of games that interest me for a variety of reasons. They may contain amazing tactics, brilliant strategies, clever opening play or be of instructional value.

Tomas Oral produces mate in 24 moves with the Westerinen attack
T Oral vs Navara, 2003 
(B40) Sicilian, 24 moves, 1-0

Tatiana takes no prisoners in this miniature
T Kosintseva vs A Galliamova, 2003 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 21 moves, 1-0

The Pearl of Zandvoort
Euwe vs Alekhine, 1935 
(A90) Dutch, 47 moves, 1-0

Svidler vs Morozevich, 2007 
(C11) French, 28 moves, 0-1

Terminated.
Karpov vs J Korwin Mikke, 2000
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 19 moves, 1-0

S Levitsky vs Marshall, 1912 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 23 moves, 0-1

Z Mamedjarova vs T Kosintseva, 2007 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 35 moves, 0-1

Polugaevsky vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1958 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 33 moves, 0-1

another b3 sicilian
T Oral vs Navara, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 65 moves, 1-0

and another b3 sicilian
T Oral vs C Davila, 2004 
(B40) Sicilian, 22 moves, 1-0

Sun Tzu: An army remains motionless until it is ready to attack
Morozevich vs Khalifman, 2005 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 1-0

Morozevich vs Anand, 1995 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 28 moves, 1-0

Morozevich vs Kasparov, 1995 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 0-1

Fedorov vs P H Nielsen, 1997 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 13 moves, 1-0

Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Bronstein, 1960 
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Themes: Development, Uncastled king, Sacrifices, Crossfire mate
Teichmann vs NN, 1914 
(000) Chess variants, 13 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Szabo, 1955 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

Polgar vs Short, 1997 
(B40) Sicilian, 39 moves, 1-0

I Sokolov vs Aronian, 2006 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 19 moves, 0-1

the b3 sicilian, again
E Vicary vs J Kleiman, 2006 
(B40) Sicilian, 38 moves, 1-0

This game is CHESS.
Steinitz vs M Weiss, 1882  
(C00) French Defense, 36 moves, 1-0

Y Stepak vs Y Mashian, 1980 
(E19) Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3, 193 moves, 1-0

Knight Sac! Queen Sac!
Hsu Li Yang vs Nunn, 1992 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 27 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 1-0

Messy, but I like it
E Zaiatz vs R Klipper, 2007
(A57) Benko Gambit, 16 moves, 1-0

A Bayrak vs N Dzagnidze, 2007
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs J A J Drewitt, 1923 
(A06) Reti Opening, 22 moves, 1-0

Polgar vs P Chilingirova, 1988 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 17 moves, 1-0

Endgame knight sac
Y Hou vs Cmilyte, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Young Blood
I Cheparinov vs Navara, 2007 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Bronstein, Tal's Chess Hero
Bronstein vs C Lemoine, 1958 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 26 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Fidelity, 1991 
(C35) King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham, 51 moves, 1-0

The result of the original Marshall Attack
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

L Monosson vs M Fauque, 1935 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

W Von Holzhausen vs Tarrasch, 1912 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 14 moves, 1-0

Overprotection of the d4 square
A Timofeev vs Morozevich, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 36 moves, 0-1

R+P v R+P endgame
T Kosintseva vs E Kovalevskaya, 2007
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 59 moves, 1-0

A Braun vs M van der Werf, 2008 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1-0

Chess culture
Movsesian vs Kasparov, 2000 
(B80) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 32 moves, 0-1

Just another Ruy Lopez drawfest
V A Vasiliev vs Tolush, 1945 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

T Oral vs J Stocek, 1998 
(B40) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

T Kosintseva vs A Karlovich, 2008
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

R L'hermet vs P S Leonhardt, 1927
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

zugzwang
M Mukhitdinov vs R Nezhmetdinov, 1954 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 40 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs C McNab, 1980
(B06) Robatsch, 40 moves, 1-0

NN vs T McCracken, 2007 
(B50) Sicilian, 20 moves, 0-1

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

Karpov vs J Nogueiras, 1988 
(C18) French, Winawer, 52 moves, 1-0

A rather daring classical gambit
C J Corte vs J Bolbochan, 1946 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 18 moves, 1-0

A Cascade of Pins
N Kosintseva vs L Mkrtchian, 2012
(C16) French, Winawer, 64 moves, 1-0

Great Endgame technique by Svidler in R+P v R
Svidler vs S Azarov, 2011
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 62 moves, 1-0

Incredible Judo King
Nakamura vs J Fluvia Poyatos, 2007 
(D80) Grunfeld, 43 moves, 1-0

Playing imbalanced positions
P Cramling vs A Muzychuk, 2015 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 69 moves, 0-1

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