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Special Games Part 4
Compiled by Brit

VA vs PJ (surname first)
Anand vs Polgar, 2010 
(B40) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

PENGSMEETS=Petrosian's early notes give some study
Z Peng vs Smeets, 2004
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

Arthur's butler and aficionado
A Bach vs B Badea, 2008 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 47 moves, 0-1

Same second letter in surname
S Safin vs D Barua, 2000 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Game ID: 1278318 (shift: !@&*#!*)
Sliwa vs C H Alexander, 1958
(E86) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6, 40 moves, 0-1

YIN=4th letter of July+middle letter of eclipse+1 of Norwegian
The World vs H Yin, 2000 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ascic is super easy in sign language
P Ascic vs D Stojanovski, 2003
(B07) Pirc, 6 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bigot loses again
L Bigot vs C Purdy, 1947 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 66 moves, 0-1

Game ID: 1339092 (Qeeopow one letter low in keyboard)
Piket vs Kasparov, 2000 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 50 moves, 1-0

Shortfirst's first's last's last's first's first's first's last
A Markov vs P Vinogradov, 1916 
(C11) French, 37 moves, 1-0

Tsagan, like Carl Sagan
W Schmidt vs T Tsagan, 1964 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 24 moves, 1-0

Peter Hammer, in If I Had a Hammer
Keene vs P Hammer, 1979
(A28) English, 28 moves, 1-0

Parma vs Qi Jingxuan, 1979 
(C03) French, Tarrasch, 70 moves, 1-0

Game ID: 1442897 (Einstein's 16th prime cubed)
H Malm Lindberg vs J Bellon Lopez, 2006
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 37 moves, 0-1

Lawless loses again
E Winslow vs K Lawless, 1981 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 73 moves, 1-0

Bowie's a song writer
Bowie vs Lasker, 1913 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

Yuri vs Geller, and C07
Averbakh vs Geller, 1952
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

King moves from e1 to d8 and then back to e1
Miles vs G Miralles, 1989 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 100 moves, 0-1

Pun on October 9, 2010 (Fermo's Last Theorem)
F Zannoni vs F Cantoni, 1886 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

Deuterium atoms in H2O
Deuterium vs Chess++, 2010 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 31 moves, 1-0

Game ID:1265145 (405,007,931 to power 439,893,586,169/5,460,419)
Mamedyarov vs Z Izoria, 2003 
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Pun: "Mad Max.", one row up: jqejqsl
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

1.c3 (28th key) 1...c5 (52nd key)
R Hommel vs P Haba, 1995 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

cZar, hIrsute, eJection, sUave, and sNake=ZIJUN (and chess)
Zhou Zijun vs N Paikidze, 2004
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 45 moves, 0-1

Rosenburg, like in Julius Rosenburg
Alekhine vs V Rosenbergs, 1935 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 0-1

Anagram: Inner Ovens
NN vs A Severino, 1723 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 15 moves, 0-1

Sick loses again
P Haba vs O Sick, 1991 
(A92) Dutch, 43 moves, 1-0

Anagram for Boden's mate: Betty augments a3, altar
R Schulder vs S Boden, 1853 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 15 moves, 0-1

z to the power of 6 vs x
Zzzzzz vs XINIX, 2006 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 72 moves, 0-1

Polly from Faulty Towers
P Wright vs J Hanken, 2001 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

Cooper is an actor
G Cooper vs J B Hakizimana, 2010 
(B01) Scandinavian, 20 moves, 1-0

Game ID: 1356047 (binary code for a hook)
Bacrot vs C Lutz, 2005 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Indira, like Indira Gandhi
I (Babataeva) Bajt vs A Isaeva, 2010
(B31) Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

35% into Fischer's book
Letelier vs Fischer, 1960 
(E70) King's Indian, 23 moves, 0-1

Every other letter in FRIEND END YANKEES
Fine vs Dake, 1931 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 17 moves, 0-1

Ferro's Last Theorem of Chess
Em. Lasker / Marler / Liddel vs Babson / Henderson / Fleming, 1892 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Anagram: Lipreader man
E Delmar vs W Napier, 1901 
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 21 moves, 1-0

Compton is a city
A Compton vs S Reichard, 2008 
(C25) Vienna, 20 moves, 1-0

Nimzovitch: A game from the early days of chess science
Tarrasch vs J N Berger, 1889 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 74 moves, 1-0

SuZie, EbIlls, Fairy, and CheAt=SEFC and ZITA
J Sefc vs F Zita, 1948 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 22 moves, 0-1

Dylan, like Bob Dylan's song Twist of Fate
D McClain vs T Hamilton, 2001
(A10) English, 50 moves, 1-0

Boo, like in Boo Boo Man
C Boo Martin vs P Gutierrez Barrientos, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 38 moves, 1-0

"Not me, but the people they say...", Judit Polgar beats Harry
Polgar vs H Schussler, 1989
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Titled: The Great Contretemps
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Where were you on 9/29? (alibi)
O Alabi vs F Afonso, 1998
(D00) Queen's Pawn Game, 30 moves, 1-0

Game ID: 1111718 (1111717 was deleted)
Kavalek vs Polugaevsky, 1966 
(B89) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Foster, like Jodie Foster
F Foster vs B Marsick, 1978 
(C25) Vienna, 40 moves, 1-0

SFSDJGM (one key lower and one to the right: xvxcmbn)
Chor Yuen Chong vs J Shaw, 2004
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 35 moves, 0-1

Anastasian mate in a terrible way
K Bayer vs Falkbeer, 1852 
(C52) Evans Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Boring: to bore a hole, auger: a drill, auger loses again
Rafnung vs Auger, 1985 
(C28) Vienna Game, 32 moves, 1-0

Supposed pun on Blackburne's birthday 2011 (Koshi Koshy Kosh)
Blackburne vs Burn, 1870 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 17 moves, 0-1

Game ID: 1452355 (shades of blue on a snowflake)
Bacrot vs Z Almasi, 2000
(B32) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Umansky's best game (he recently died)
M Umansky vs D Kudischewitsch, 1987 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1-0

Calder, in Alexander Calder, IF capital, warlock
D Calder vs N Katte, 2007 
(A43) Old Benoni, 18 moves, 1-0

From the most recent Spice Cup
Robson vs Onischuk, 2010
(C45) Scotch Game, 54 moves, 0-1

Two rows low on the Dvorak keyboard: ashseut
Ehlvest vs Kasparov, 1988 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Von Popiel, like Ron Popiel
Lasker vs S Polner, 1889 
(C26) Vienna, 21 moves, 0-1

Game ID: 1347265 (random combination of 1234567)
T Karolyi Jr. vs W Schmidt, 1988 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Anagram: Magnetic bellhop
A Jain vs R Norinkeviciute, 2007 
(B06) Robatsch, 2 moves, 1-0

Shannon, like Claude Shannon, made patent number 2,576,040
Shannon vs Simonet, 1984
(C32) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 46 moves, 1-0

Love's Labour's Lost (amour means love)
P Saint Amour vs A Gilimshin, 2003 
(C18) French, Winawer, 12 moves, 0-1

In Capablanca's book
J Mieses vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C22) Center Game, 44 moves, 0-1

Nowell's first game
H Jennings Nowell vs Philidor, 1788 
(000) Chess variants, 60 moves, 0-1

Teschner and Donner played this game on Christmas
R Teschner vs J H Donner, 1971 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

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