The blunder that costed a World Championship!
Chigorin vs Steinitz, 1892
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 0-1
Genius of combinations loses mate in five
Schiffers vs Chigorin, 1897
(C20) King's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2
Why did you resign?
Von Popiel vs G Marco, 1902
(C41) Philidor Defense, 36 moves, 1-0
Can you believe these fish were deciding an elite tournament?
Rubinstein vs Nimzowitsch, 1912
(A55) Old Indian, Main line, 50 moves, 1-0
What the hell was the World Champion thinking?
Lasker vs Euwe, 1936
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0
Reshevsky misses the very same mate not once--twice!
W Fairhurst vs Reshevsky, 1937
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 0-1
E Lundin vs Smyslov, 1946
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2
"You just don't look for mates in two against a Reshevsky"
Szabo vs Reshevsky, 1953
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2
Another World Champion: what a woodpusher!
Spassky vs B Vladimirov, 1961
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 1-0
Reshevsky leaps out of the chair!
Reshevsky vs Savon, 1973
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 40 moves, 0-1
Kasparov throws up his hands in horror!
Anand vs Kasparov, 1996
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 54 moves, 1-0
Patzer World Championship
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2006
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 63 moves, 0-1
He just didn't see it coming
Deep Fritz vs Kramnik, 2006
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 35 moves, 1-0