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Neat tactical tricks
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"Well, okay, that was pretty but not all that difficult to spot really." Or maybe it was, if I forgot the above stipulation and just threw a neat tactical trick into this collection.

31.Rg6!
I Cheparinov vs A Timofeev, 2010 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

36.Rd8+!, 37.Rd7+!! (other interesting moments too)
Lutikov vs F Silva, 1976 
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

39...Rg8+!!
V Guerra vs A Peixoto, 2001
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 40 moves, 0-1

Anything from move 11 on
NN vs B Winkelman, 1945 
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 14 moves, 0-1

9...Qe7!
K Lagha vs E Contedini, 1960 
(A51) Budapest Gambit, 10 moves, 0-1

57...Rxh3+!
M Walter vs G Nagy, 1924 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

49...d2+!!
V F Titenko vs Murey, 1963 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

9...0-0! (variation) Note also some neat pins
Rossolimo vs C Kottnauer, 1948 
(B30) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

12.e5!
Hort vs V Zheliandinov, 1967 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 12 moves, 1-0

27...Bf1!!
Ribli vs Adorjan, 1983 
(A04) Reti Opening, 27 moves, 0-1

32.Qg8!
R Mamedov vs U Bajarani, 2010 
(B53) Sicilian, 32 moves, 1-0

21.Qa8!
K Panczyk vs M Schurade, 1978 
(D54) Queen's Gambit Declined, Anti-Neo-Orthodox Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

30...Ra2!!
Bologan vs S Volkov, 2006 
(C11) French, 52 moves, 0-1

38.Nd4!
Stripunsky vs E Santarius, 2010 
(A13) English, 39 moves, 1-0

52.Rc8!
Nepomniachtchi vs Sasikiran, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

28.Bh8!!
Tal vs Rantanen, 1979 
(B30) Sicilian, 30 moves, 1-0

23...Nd6!
O Lemmers vs McShane, 2010 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 33 moves, 0-1

a couple nondescript Q sacs at the end
Rapport vs N Huschenbeth, 2010 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 21 moves, 1-0

19.Rf6!! - one of the neater in-between moves lately
Zhao Jun vs Xiu Deshun, 2011 
(E26) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 31 moves, 1-0

19.e6!
Keres vs Heinrich Israel, 1943 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 20 moves, 1-0

25.Qxe7!
J Adamski vs A Backlund, 1999 
(A04) Reti Opening, 29 moves, 1-0

25.Nd5!
Karjakin vs E Alekseev, 2007 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 27 moves, 1-0

Missing 15.Bg5+!, instead resigning
A Mongredien vs R Gray, 1844 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 14 moves, 0-1

9...Rxa2! followed by 10...b3!
A Santos vs P Silva, 1984 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 10 moves, 0-1

19.Nb4!
E Korchmar vs Y Polyak, 1937 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

41...Qg3+!
Piket vs R Douven, 1988 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 43 moves, 0-1

16.Rd8!!
Y Neishtadt vs Gipslis, 1955 
(C24) Bishop's Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

29.Be7!
Adams vs N Tumurhuyag, 1994 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

35.Qe1!
G Koshnitsky vs A Wolfers, 1945 
(A52) Budapest Gambit, 35 moves, 1-0

25.Qd1
Jobava vs Mamedyarov, 2012 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 25 moves, 1-0

31...Ng6!
K Richter vs Bogoljubov, 1928
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 77 moves, 0-1

11...f5!
Sussmann vs Schiffers, 1876 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 12 moves, 0-1

25. Re5!!
Navara vs M Keller, 2000 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

18...Re3!
R Warner vs Evans, 1947 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 21 moves, 0-1

23...Nf2!
E Sos Andreu vs Kamsky, 2014 
(E91) King's Indian, 26 moves, 0-1

25.Bb5!
Ljubojevic vs J Durao, 1974 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

16...bxc2
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 18 moves, 0-1

28...Rc5!!
Ding Liren vs Le Quang Liem, 2012
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

34.Be5!!
Miles vs C Pritchett, 1982 
(D01) Richter-Veresov Attack, 34 moves, 1-0

40...d3! and 41...d2!
R Luey vs R Taylor, 1979 
(B04) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 51 moves, 0-1

24.Qe6!!
B Bok vs Spoelman, 2014 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 31 moves, 1-0

44.Kg1!!
Khismatullin vs Eljanov, 2015 
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

41...Rxh3+!
S Boyd vs T Glimbrant, 1992 
(C49) Four Knights, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

30.Ne8+
Vitiugov vs Sasikiran, 2015 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 42 moves, 1-0

11.h4!
Nepomniachtchi vs S Sjugirov, 2016 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

26...Re2!!
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

24...Rf1+!
D MacMurray vs Kashdan, 1934 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

46...Bf5!
Suba vs Golubev, 1996
(E71) King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3), 47 moves, 0-1

27.Rf8+!
I Nikolayev vs B Makovetsky, 1979 
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

26.Bc7!
Spassky vs Averkin, 1973 
(B44) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

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