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Game of the Day Puns
Compiled by Penguincw

The games I submitted for <Game of the Day>. So far, 2 have been successful.

- R (removed, by the site)
- D (deleted, by me)
- G (someone used a different pun)
- G/S (someone used a slightly different pun, even if it's totally unrelated) - S (successful)
- P (pending)
- R/G (removed by the site, but then someone submitted an identical pun and was named GOTD)

"Rubinstein is Blumen" (R)
Rubinstein vs B Blumenfeld, 1906 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

"Pardon Me!" (D)
Timman vs J Garcia Padron, 1981 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 57 moves, 1-0

"A Romanish Time" (D)
Romanishin vs Ivanchuk, 1986 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 1-0

"What's the Fuss?" (G/S, D)
Spielmann vs Immo Fuss, 1934 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

"Taking a Big Bite Out of a Hohenberger" (R)
G Eichler vs Karl Hohenberger, 1980
(C29) Vienna Gambit, 28 moves, 1-0

"On the Air" (D)
Kasparov vs TV viewers, 1991 
(E48) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5, 27 moves, 1-0

"Playing the Hromadka" (G,D)
Rubinstein vs Hromadka, 1923 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 1-0

"AJ the Young on a Cast" (R)
Alan Young vs A Cast, 2007 
(C13) French, 50 moves, 0-1

"Minor Piece Mania" (G, D)
Bronstein vs Tal, 1968 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 43 moves, 1-0

"'The Computer That Time Forgot" (D)
Deep Junior vs Komodo, 2010 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 110 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Ladies First" (S)
Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

"It's A Blindfold Miracle!" (R)
Kramnik vs Topalov, 2003 
(B45) Sicilian, Taimanov, 39 moves, 1-0

"Do the Knight Dance" (D)
Anand vs Topalov, 2011 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 67 moves, 1-0

"Playing it Rapidly" (R)
V Gashimov vs Carlsen, 2011 
(C11) French, 49 moves, 0-1

"The Pope Lectured his Nunn" (D)
Nunn vs A Pope, 1972 
(B71) Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation, 28 moves, 0-1

"Peeking and Greeting at Pawn Islands" (D)
M Peek vs A Greet, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Tearing Apart the Wall of Berlin" (R)
Karjakin vs Kramnik, 2004 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 90 moves, 1-0

"The Baker had the King on Toast" (D)
B King vs W Baker, 1958 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 10 moves, 0-1

"Shopping at the Mall" (R)
Pillsbury vs K Moll, 1902 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 21 moves, 0-1

"A Knight to Remember" (R)
Capablanca vs H E Chambers, 1912 
(C39) King's Gambit Accepted, 34 moves, 0-1

"Every Move You Make" (R/G)
Kasparov vs Sting, 2000 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 45 moves, 1-0

"Swindled into Stalemate" (G,D)
Kasparov vs N McDonald, 1986 
(E94) King's Indian, Orthodox, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

"Neo Hero" (P)
Kramnik vs Shirov, 1998 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

"I don't Gormally win, but when I do, I sac by queen" (P)
D Gormally vs S Meenakshi, 2002 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 52 moves, 1-0

"Dutch Fries" (D)
Timman vs J O Fries-Nielsen, 2014 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 33 moves, 0-1

"Hugs and Kisses" (D)
Van Wely vs Hug, 1994 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 25 moves, 0-1

"Rapport Card" (S)
B Bok vs Rapport, 2014 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 26 moves, 0-1

"The Million-Dollar Knightmare" (P)
S Schmakel vs Dreev, 2014 
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 0-1

"Fall of the wall" (G/S, grr) (D)
Carlsen vs Anand, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

"Crossing the Delebarre River" (P)
X Delebarre vs L Cursoux, 1999 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 30 moves, 1-0

"We're English, and the English are best at everything" (R)
W Golding vs Adams, 2014 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 31 moves, 0-1

"Tom and Jerry" (P)
T O'Donnell vs J Xiong, 2009  
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 59 moves, 1-0

"Triple Queen Sacrifice" (G,R)
V Gunina vs Sevian, 2015 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 69 moves, 0-1

"One man's junk is Anandther man's Treasure" (P)
Anand vs Speelman, 1996 
(A09) Reti Opening, 33 moves, 1-0

Brevity is the Soul of Wit (R)
P De Wit vs Frans van Vugt, 1986
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 10 moves, 1-0

Do You Know the Wei? (S)
Wei Yi vs Y Yu, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 64 moves, 1-0

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