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Bizarre Games
Compiled by GoY
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Gods' Game
Janosevic vs Geller, 1968 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 0 moves, 1/2-1/2

Surrounded by ladies
Ed. Lasker vs Alekhine, 1913 
(A80) Dutch, 46 moves, 0-1

Four Knights' Opening!
A Lehtinen vs T Simola, 1995 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Take my wife. Please!
E Z Adams vs Torre, 1920 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

Eight pawns on the fourth rank
Alterman vs Deep Fritz, 2000 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 87 moves, 1-0

The Harem
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Broken Mirror
Traxler vs J Samanek, 1900 
(C49) Four Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

A different kind of king hunt
H Weenink vs L Gans, 1923 
(C25) Vienna, 27 moves, 1-0

Stalemate without captures
J Hohmeister vs T Frank, 1993 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Shortest Stalemate
J Upmark vs Robin Johansson, 1995 
(A10) English, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

The Tomb Game
B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Rook's attempt of suicide 36 times
E Post vs Nimzowitsch, 1905 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

The four horsemen of the apocalypse
H Clemenz vs F Eisenschmidt, 1862 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 24 moves, 1-0

Back rank mate in opponent's back rank
G Janny vs I Gudju, 1920 
(C51) Evans Gambit, 22 moves, 1-0

En passant mate
G Gundersen vs A H Faul, 1928 
(C02) French, Advance, 15 moves, 1-0

The Eight Pawn Gambit
W R Ballard vs J Fagan, 1884  
(000) Chess variants, 30 moves, 1-0

115 moves without pawns captured
Zhong Zhang vs Timoscenko, 2002 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 115 moves, 1/2-1/2

Quadrupled pawns
Alekhine vs Nenarokov, 1907 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

Knight buried alive, forever!!
Reshevsky vs G N Treysman, 1938 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

Double attack by castling
NN vs G Abrahams, 1929 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 11 moves, 0-1

Six Knights mate
Crafty vs Nakamura, 2007 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 155 moves, 0-1

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